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Family Trees - The Growth of a Forest Community: Lake Cowichan, British Columbia 1944-1994

by Olson, Barbara; Gunderson, Rolli; et al

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Published
1994
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1550562908
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Lake Cowichan, British Columbia: 50th Anniversary Book Committee. Fine. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 1550562908 . "Presents the record of many families, the story of the geographic and economic importance of the village and its surrounding communities. It is a story of the initiative and perseverance of the early settlers, the hardships endured and the community spirit… Read more
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Otonabee Pioneers: The Story of the Stewarts, the Stricklands, the Traills, and the Moodies

by Needler, G[eorge] H[enry]

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First Edition
Published
1953
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Hardcover
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Toronto: Burns & MacEachern. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. "Two distinguished families, the Stewarts of Ireland and the Stricklands of England, members of which were the first settlers on the upper Otonabee River, gave to that district a character which makes it unique among early settlements. Probably no other district… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret (Signed)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1985
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0771008139
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Toronto, Canada: McClelland & Stewart. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0771008139 . Signed, without inscription, by Margaret Atwood upon half-title page. True first printing. "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange,… Read more
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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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First Edition
Published
1985
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0771008139
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Toronto, Canada: McClelland & Stewart / CBC Television. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0771008139 . "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women." - dust jacket. Second printing of the… Read more
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A Question of Justice-1886

by Crook, Marion

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1985
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0969107161
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Canada: Crook Publishing, 1985. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [6], 240 pages. Map of early Vancouver. "In 1886 Vancouver teacher Amy MacDonald discovers rifles being smuggled through the city and engages the Royal North West Mounted Police and others to prevent the contraband from reaching Metis rebels in the North… Read more
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The Canadian Don Quixote: The life and works of Major John Richardson, Canada's First Novelist

by Beasley, David R.

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Edition
Second Printing
Published
1978
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0889840202
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Canada: Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated, 1978. Book. Fair. Paperback. Second Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 219 pages. Oblong 18 x 20cm. Checklist of Richardson's works. Index. Black and white illlustrations. "Richardson died in poverty in New York after leading a tempestuous life in the British Army, and publishing several novels. After a… Read more
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Woods and River Tales: From the World of Roderick Haig-Brown

by Haig-Brown, Roderick; Haig-Brown, Valerie (Editor)

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Used - Very Good
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Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1980
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0771037686
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Canada: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1980. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 192 pages. "Haig-Brown had a deep emotional involvement in all the things he wrote about... he lived a life very nearly fused with nature." - Al Purdy. "This collection contains some of Haig-Brown's best short stories, some never published."… Read more
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Dans Le Muskeg: Collection La Gerbe D'Or

by Primeau, Marguerite-A.

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Edition
Reprint
Published
1961
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Paperback
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Montreal: Fides, 1961. Book. Fair. Paperback. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 221 pages. Text in French. Possibly a 1961 reprint of the 1960 first edition. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy..
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Une Revolte Au Pays Des Fees

by Daveluy, Marie-Claire

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1936
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Paperback
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Montreal: Granger Freres, 1936. Book. Illus. by McIsaac, James. Fair. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text in French. 153 pages. Black and white illustrations. Appears to be a 1936 first edition as this is the only date on the copyright page. Please inquire if you wish to confirm printing date. … Read more
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Shorelines, Memoirs & Tales of the Discovery Islands

by Reekie, Jocelyn; Yourk, Annette - Editors [Signed By Both]

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1995
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Paperback
ISBN 10
1896402003
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Canada: Kingfisher, 1995. Book. Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed and inscribed by both authors upon title page. vi, 176 pages. Black and white illustrations. "A literary conjuring of the spirit of place; a collection of writings as rich and varried as the islands which has provided their… Read more
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A Bibliography of Canadian Fiction (English) - Victoria University Library Publication No. 2

by Horning, Lewis Emerson; Burpee, Lawrence J.

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First Edition
Published
1904
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Paperback
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Toronto: Victoria University Library / William Briggs, 1904. Book. Fair. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 82 pages. Chips from covers. Recent tape repair to spine. Contents clean and unmarked. A worthy copy of this informative vintage reference. From a limited printing of 200 copies..
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No Tame Cat: Fur Trade Daughter, Her Cape Horn Captain, and the Chilean Courtesan

by Harvey, Robert (Signed)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2009
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0919537804
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Canada: Ptarmigan Press, Limited, 2009. Book. Fine. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 338 pages. Neatly signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. "Based on research of his family history and 600 pages of H.B.C. archived logbooks for the barques Prince of Wales, Ocean Nymph and Lady Lampson, the writer… Read more
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Morning and It's Summer: A Memoir

by Al Purdy (1918-2000)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1983
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0864950322
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Canada: Quadrant Editions, 1983. Book. Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Signed and inscribed by Al Purdy upon title page. 53 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. An autobiography of Purdy's formative years, accompanied with some of his verse. "Purdy is one of the best poets in… Read more
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Journal of Canadian Fiction, Winter 1974, Volume III, Number 1

by Hodgins, Jack; Metcalf, John; Millet, Anyes; Bowering, George; Dobb, Ted; MacLean, Robert; Smith, Michael; Garner, Hugh; et al

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Published
1974
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Montreal: Bellrock Press / Journal of Canadian Fiction Association, 1974. Book. Illus. by Aislin. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 119 pages. Contents: Eleven works of fiction by authors ranging from George Bowering to Hugh Garner; Seven criticism articles by Kent Thompson, Howard Fink, and others; Thirteen review articles; Alphabetical list (by author) of… Read more
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Belinda or The Rivals: A Tale of Real Life

by Holmes, Abraham S.

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Used - Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
Published
1970
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0919026036
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Vancouver, B.C.: The Alcuin Society, 1970. Book. Illus. by Bainbridge, Lieutenant P.J.; Cockburn, J.P.. Very Good. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. From limited edition of 400 numbered copies, this being copy no. 389. Signed by designer, typesetter, pressworkers, and binder. Reprint of one of the first novels to appear in the Old Northwest.… Read more
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Geist Magazine, Fact & Fiction Made in Canada, Summer 2009

by Grabowski, C.; Lau, Evelyn; Palu, Louie; Johnston, A.; Kozlowski, M.

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First Edition
Published
2009
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Canada: The Geist Foundation, 2009. Magazine. Illus. by Dolen, Rebecca. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 88 pages. Features: Towns on the Edge - Ocean Falls and Alert Bay, B.C.; Poems for absent friends; The longest season in Afghanistan; Crazy monkey carnival; Steam, sweat and tears. Clean and unmarked with light wear.… Read more
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Geist Magazine, Fall 2009

by Shields, Sandra; Campion, David; Di Cintio, Marcello; Waterfall, Rhonda; Nickerson, Billeh

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Published
2009
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Canada: The Geist Foundation, 2009. Magazine. Illus. by Dolen, Rebecca. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 88 pages. Features: Human civilization in the Fraser Valley; Saharawis in Algerian refugee camps; Petra and David always knew what to do; Poems for memorable customers; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. An… Read more
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Bodily Harm - A Novel

by Atwood, Margaret (Signed)

Condition
Used - Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1981
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0771008120
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Canada: McClelland and Stewart Limited. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0771008120 . Signed upon half-title page by Margaret Atwood. 301 pages. "...a splendid, fully integrated work... superb..." - New York Times. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality… Read more
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A Damned Rebellion! A Chronicle of Lower Canada - Book III (3)

by Morgan, Jan Henry (Signed)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1995
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0969642539
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Canada: Chantecler Press, 1995. Book. Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed and generically inscribed by author inside front cover. 532 pages. Black and white illustrations in text. Signed letter by author to prior owner laid-in. Part of the author's "narrative history of Lower Canada's struggle in the… Read more
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The Legends of the St. Lawrence: Told During a Cruise of the Yacht Hirondelle from Montreal to Gaspe

by LeMoine, Sir James McPherson

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First Edition
Published
1898
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Canada: C.E. Holiwell, 1898. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 203 pages plus 20 pages of glorious vintage ads. Gilt lettering and decoration upon light blue front board. "Popular legends collected during pleasant yatch excursions on the lower St. Lawrence... Embraces glimpses of Canadian history, scenery, archaeology and sport, previously given to… Read more
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