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Lumberjack
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Lumberjack

By Kurelek, William [Signed]

Montreal: Tundra Books. Hardcover. 088776052X Signed, without inscription, by William Kurelek upon title page. Stated first printing. "As a young man Kurelek [1927-1977] signed up as a lumberjack in the Canadian bush. Here he has drawn on his memories and experiences and in detailed text and 25 stunning full-color paintings he describes a way of life that has virtually disappeared. Here we see how the lumberjack used his tools to fell trees, buck the wood, and pile it into cords. Each man was paid for his own work, so more often than not he worked alone. However, there was a hearty camaraderie when the men returned to camp in the evening, to eat their enormous meals and swap stories as they lay on their bunk beds warmed by the old iron stove." - dust jacket. Oblong 28.5 x 22cm. Book clean and unmarked with very light wear to publisher's tan cloth. Binding tight. Small faint sticker ghost to upper front corner of dust jacket which otherwise bears moderate wear and soiling and is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A special copy of this heartwarming piece of Canadiana written and illustrated by one of the nation's most beloved artists. Bibliographic reference: Bishop p.1019. . Very Good. 1974. First Edition.

$2500.00

The golden grindstone;: The adventures of George M. Mitchell,
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The golden grindstone;: The adventures of George M. Mitchell,

By Graham, Angus

Toronto: J.B. Lippincott Co. Hardcover. B0008565KG Signed and inscribed by George M. Mitchell upon title page. viii, 304 pages. Four black and white maps. Eleven black and white illustrations. "A well written book on an unusual Klondike gold rush adventure. In an uncommon move, Mitchell and his partners approached the Yukon via the Slave and Mackenzie and up the Peel and Wind rivers. He was injured and remained with the Loucheaux (Kutchin) Indians for many months." - G.J. Kim Whale. "Includes descriptions of the country, hunting, the customs and life of the Indians, with notes on scurvy." - Arctic Bibliography. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's baby blue cloth. Minor lean to spine. Name inside front board. Whale 495. AB 6042, Smith 3715. . Fair. 1935. First Edition.

$750.00

Ärztliche Seelsorge: Grundlagen Der Logotherapie Und Existenzanalyse
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Ärztliche Seelsorge: Grundlagen Der Logotherapie Und Existenzanalyse

By Frankl, Viktor E. [Signed]

Wien: Franz Deuticke. Paperback. Signiert und bezeichnet von Viktor Frankl auf der Innenseite der Titelseite. viii, 276 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Text und Inschrift in deutscher Sprache.. Frankl gr?ndete die Logotherapie, eine Form der Existenzanalyse, die Dritte Wiener Psychotherapieschule. "Nicht umsonst ist dieses Buch Frankls als das bedeutendste auf psychotherapeutischem Gebiet seit den Werken Sigmund Freuds bezeichnet worden." - Der Nervenarzt. Etwas ?berdurchschnittlicher Verschlei?. Die beige F?rbung der oberen 4 cm der Vorderkante und der oberen 3 cm der rechten Kante ist auf einigen Seiten im hinteren Bereich minimal eingedrungen. Bindung intakt. Ein besonderes Andenken an diesen bekannten ?sterreichischen Neurologen, Psychiater und Holocaust-?berlebenden. . Fair. 1971. Achte, Durchgesehene Auflage.

$1500.00

Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase in Want with Increase of Wealth.  The Remedy
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Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase in Want with Increase of Wealth. The Remedy

By George, Henry [Signed]

New York: Henry George & Co.. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by Henry George [1839-1897] upon first blank leaf. Publisher's brown blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine, floral endpapers; 4,xi,[3],512,[2],4,[4]pp. Moderate wear to extremities. Few light red pencil marks to four leaves. Trifles of ink writing atop front free endpaper and second blank leaf. Several thin ink lines on pages 138 and 241. Binding tight. 19 x 13 cm. George, an unknown printer in 1870's San Francisco, witnessed the city's evolution from rough encampment to wealthy metropolis, while at the same time observing the emergence of pauperism. He endeavored to discover why wealth grew simultaneously with poverty and, after years of study, produced this book, determining that a single tax on land value was the solution. Once early publishing difficulties were overcome, sales of the book skyrocketed into the millions internationally, exceeding all titles other than the bible in the 1890s. As a result, the Single Tax Movement was founded and George soon became the third most famous American, behind only Thomas Edison and Mark Twain. George inscribed this copy to Wm. B. Scott with whom he worked at The Standard, a weekly single-tax newspaper George founded and published from 1887 to 1890. An impressive signed association copy of what is considered the most influential of American works on economics. It is indeed ironic that, despite the exalted efforts of George, today's uber-wealth of San Francisco co-exists with a multitude of homeless souls cast upon her streets. Fundaburk 1451, Howes G-106, Batson p.87, Grolier - American One Hundred, #81. . Good. 1880. Fourth Edition.

$25000.00

Motherstone - British Columbia's Volcanic Plateau
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Motherstone - British Columbia's Volcanic Plateau

By Harris, Chris [Signed]; Rhenisch, Harold

Canada: C.L. Publishing. Paperback. 0986581801 Signed, without inscription, by Chris Harris upon title page. 224 pages. An incredibly beautiful colour photographic presentation of a unique rock lying on top of ancient volcanic islands in the Interior of British Columbia. On government maps, the area is known as the Cariboo-Chilcotin, but locally it is called the Motherstone. Here on this volcanic plateau of old basalt flows, fault lines, ghost rivers, shield volcanoes and cinder cones, on a planet almost completely transformed by human activity, the Earth's presence is still pure." - p.12. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. An attractive copy of this extraordinary work. . Very Good. 2010. First Edition.

$99.95

Two spirits soar: The art of Allen Sapp : the inspiration of Allan Gonor
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Two spirits soar: The art of Allen Sapp : the inspiration of Allan Gonor

By Kinsella, W. P

Canada: Stoddart. Hardcover. 0773724273 Signed, without inscription, by Allen Sapp upon half-title page. Oblong 9.3" x 12.2". 134 pages. Selected bibliography and filmography. "Celebrates the distinctive talent of the Canadian painter Allen Sapp, a Cree from Saskatchewan, and his relationship with Dr. Allan Gonor, mentor and friend." - dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions of many of Sapp's works. Printed upon glossy stock. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket was taped to boards with clear tape before we removed it to apply a clear archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1990. First Edition.

$69.95

One River, Two Cultures: A History of the Bella Coola Valley
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One River, Two Cultures: A History of the Bella Coola Valley

By Wild, Paula

Canada: Harbour Publishing. Hardcover. 1550173421 Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. 288 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A remarkable story of human endurance and of a people's relationship with the raw, physical landscape around them. Starting with the prehistory of the Nuxalk First Nation, Wild documents the arrival and impact of the valley's first white inhabitants, and the rough and ready mix of 'outsiders' who embraced the challenges of living in a remote wilderness area." - back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A superb copy. . Fine. 2004. First Edition.

$69.95

British Columbia's Cariboo Chilcotin Coast
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British Columbia's Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

By Harris, Chris

Canada: Country Light Publishing. Hardcover. 0986581844 Signed and generically inscribed by Chris Harris upon title page. x, 262 pages. Gloriously illustrated with colour photography. In 1984 Harris "moved to the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region of British Columbia where, for over three decades, people had been campaigning to protect this, the largest, most biodiverse contiguous wilderness complex in the termperate world, now called the Chilcotin Ark. This book is a portrait of the men and women who fought for it, and of a planetary refuge in a time of global change. In stories and pictures, Chris Harris brings us home to this intact region of the planet, reprieved from the human rush to dominate it." - dust jacket. This is a hardcover copy with dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A lovely copy. Gift quality. . Fine. 2016. First Edition.

$79.95

My Life, My Trial, And a Shower of Bliss
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My Life, My Trial, And a Shower of Bliss

By Bhattacharyya, Dr. Asim Kumar [Signed]

India: Indian Publishing House. Hardcover. 818885686X Signed [Asim], dated and briefly inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 152 pages. "The true story of a villager who grew up in rural Bengal. I travelled many countries in pursuit of my career and married a foreign wife. This is my true life story illustrating the harrowing struggle to clear my name in a false medico-legal case in Saudi Arabia. This story shows the way how, with God's love in our lives, we can overcome the toughest trouble and survive." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket discretely affixed to boards. A quality copy. . Good. 2016. First Edition.

$149.95

Citizens Irving : K. C. Irving and His Legacy
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Citizens Irving : K. C. Irving and His Legacy

By DeMont, John

Canada: Doubleday Canada. Hardcover. 0385253133 Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. ix, [2], 2-253, [1] pages. Index. Footnotes. "Sheds fresh light on this secretive 92-year-old, known simply as K.C., who has emerged victorious over small competitors, faced down multinational oil companies, and battled provincial and federal governments in his drive for weath and power." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy . Very Good. 1991. First Edition.

$149.95

West, Nor'west: A History of Alberta
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West, Nor'west: A History of Alberta

By Horan, John W.

Edmonton: Northgate Books. Hardcover. B0007HZCWM Signed and inscribed by author [1908-1971] across from title page. [12], [1], 2-184 pages. 24cm. Index. Black and white illustrations in text. "A work of considerable value, something which we have needed for a long time as a text book for consultation and general information. I have succeeded in including practically everything that is needed - history, religion, education, evolution of law and order, farming, mining, industry and gradual development. It is my sincere desire that this book of Alberta's history will prove beneficial to the teachers and scholars of our schools." - Foreword. Average wear to publisher's maroon cloth. Binding tight. Old song lyrics taped inside back board. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound vintage copy. Peel [2e] 3926, Artibise 2153. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

$195.00

The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine
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The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine

By Conquest, Robert

USA: Oxford University Press. Hardcover. 0195040546 Signed by Robert Conquest [1917-2015] upon title page. Also signed and inscribed by Bob [Robert Conquest] to Joe [Joseph D. Dwyer, 1942-2017] upon front free endpaper in the year of publication. Dwyer was an invaluable resource to Conquest at the Hoover Institution and succeeded him as curator of its Russian collection in 2002. 412 pages with black and white plates, extensive footnotes, select bibliography and index. "A meticulous and moving account of a momentous, tragic yet neglected chapter of modern history [now known as the Holodomor]. Presents for the first time the full story of Stalin's collectivization program and its consequences. Reconstructs the background of the events and carefully details the fate of villages and individuals, the desperate condition of children left homeless, and the various cruelties and agonies of the man-made famine that followed. Seeks a true accounting of the death toll and shows how the West has long been deceived about what really happened." - dust jacket. "Conquest's excellently and professionally written book investigates the most serious crime of Leninist-Stalinist communism: its war against the peasantry of the U.S.S.R., which, before its destruction, constituted 82 percent of the entire population." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Unmarked with light overall wear. Tight and square. Dust jacket preserved in mylar. This stark testament of one of the greatest crimes in human history is a must for the shelf of any serious sovietologist. . Very Good. 1986. First Printing.

$2500.00

Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History
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Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History

By Friedman, Milton

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Hardcover. 0151620423 Signed, without inscription, by Milton Friedman upon half-title. 274 pages. References. "Discusses the creation of value: from stones to feathers to gold. Outlines the central role of monetary theory and shows how it can act to ignite or deepen inflation, as one instance. Explains, in layman's English, what the present monetary system in the United States - a system without historical precedent - means for your paycheck and savings book as well as for the global economy." - dust jacket. Milton Friedman [1912-2006] won the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences in 1976. Clean and unmarked with light wear. PRESSMAN p.242. . Very Good. 1992. First Printing.

$1950.00

The Exiled and the Redeemed
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The Exiled and the Redeemed

By Ben-Zvi, Itzhak

Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America. Hardcover. B000FMINTI Signed by Ben-Zvi atop front free endpaper, beneath an inscription dated 11/4/1963 which may or may not have been written by the author who passed away 23 April of the same year. First printed in English in 1957. Translated from the Hebrew. "An intimate and loving report on the process of 'the ingathering of the exiles' into the State [Israel] over which the author has presided since 1952." - dust jacket. xv, 285 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates illustrate the broad range of physical appearances of members of the many scattered Jewish communities the author sought to bring together. Brilliant gilt lettering and signature upon red cloth. Binding tight. Bump and one-inch opening to cloth at bottom of back board. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy signed by its distinguished author who served three consecutive terms as President of Israel, 1952-1963. EMANUEL p.49. . Good. 1961. Second English Edition.

$950.00

The Cruiser Uganda: One War - Many Conflicts
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The Cruiser Uganda: One War - Many Conflicts

By Geneja, Stephen Conrad

Canada: Tyendinaga Pub. Hardcover. 0969875401 Signed and dated by author, without inscription, upon title page. "The first documented and eyewitness account of Canada's only cruiser in World War Two and her part in the Pacific War." - subtitle. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos, illustrations and maps. Glossary, bibliography and index. xii, 282 pages. Includes list of crew members as of December 15, 1944. Map endpapers. Two custom bookmarks laid-in. Prior owner's armorial bookplate upon verso of front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with moderate wear and lean to spine. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. COOKE [3e] p.85. . Good. 1994. First Edition.

$295.00

Unfinished Man: A Scientific Analysis of the Psychopath or Human Degenerate
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Unfinished Man: A Scientific Analysis of the Psychopath or Human Degenerate

By Wilson, Albert M.D.; White, Arnold [Preface]

London: Greening & Co., Ltd.. Hardcover. Inscribed by author to his daughter Alice, signed "from her father, Xmas 1910" upon front free endpaper. [Documentation supporting this provenance will be provided.] xiii, [1], 375 pages. Index of Subjects. List of Authorities. Complete with 82 black and white plates, several of which fold out. Gilt lettering and decoration upon olive cloth. Top edge gilt. "Explains where we fall short, and suggests how the true remedies for individual, anti-social and collective misconduct or communal misunderstandings may be best applied". - Introductory Preface. Chapters include: Humanity, Normal and Abnormal; The Degenerate; The Criminal; How Criminals are Made; Responsibility; Sin and Crime; British Methods and Results; The Relations of Physiology to Justice; Development and Its Dangers; The Physiology of the Brain; Where is Mind?; The Physical Basis of Mind and Personality; Social Hygiene in Holland; The Treatment of Vagabonds and Crime in Belgium; Treatment; The Way Out - General William Booth of the Salvation Army offers a message for England. Wilson was "A genius before his time. The blatant truths of his observations are staggering. Political correctness was in the long distant future so he told it like it was. Open this book at random and you will find yourself drawn into the narrative, without fail." - online review. Light foxing. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A special copy of this landmark study. . Good. 1910. First Edition.

$2500.00

Free to Choose: A Personal Statement
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Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

By Friedman, Milton

USA: Mariner Books. Paperback. 0156334607 Signed by both Milton and Rose Friedman and briefly inscribed (For Bob) upon half-title page. Reprint of the 1980 first edition with a new Introduction by the authors. "In this classic about economics, freedom, and the relationship between the two, Nobel laureate and presidential advisor Milton Friedman and his wife Rose explain how our freedom has been eroded and our prosperity undermined through the explosion of laws, regulations, agencies, and spending in Washington, and how good intentions often produce deplorable results when government is the middleman. The Friedmans also provide remedies for these ills - they tell us what to do in order to expand our freedom and promote prosperity." - back cover. Unmarked with average wear. PRESSMAN p.242. . Good. 1990. Reprint.

$1500.00

Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going
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Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going

By Yew, Lee Kuan

Singapore: Straits Times Press. Hardcover. 9814266728 Signed and dated [2012] by Lee Kuan Yew, without inscription, upon title page. "Lee Kuan Yew's name is nearly synonymous with modern Singapore. Prime Minister for 31 years from 1959 to 1990, he was in the public eye for over 60 years as a revolutionary leader who steered Singapore to independence, as a determined Prime Minister who transformed the country, and finally as an elder statesman. This book picks up from his memoirs of 2000 as Lee engages a group of journalists over issues that a younger, more critical population has raised." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Unopened DVD inside back board. A wonderful memento of this extraordinary statesman. . Very Good. 2011. Fifth Impression.

$15000.00

HIGH BUTTON BOOT STRAPS Federation of Women teachers' Association of Ontario: 1918-1968
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HIGH BUTTON BOOT STRAPS Federation of Women teachers' Association of Ontario: 1918-1968

By French, Doris

Toronto: Ryerson Press. Hardcover. B0012JMFOC Signed and briefly inscribed by author [Doris] atop front free endpaper. [8], 208 pages. Index. two pages of black and white photographic plates. "The new woman teacher, well-educated, sophisticated, professional, bears no resemblance to the caricature of the spinster schoolmarm of old. This book helps to explain the transformation." - dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 1968. First Edition.

$199.95

Post-Capitalist Society
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Post-Capitalist Society

By Drucker, Peter Ferdinand

USA: Harpercollins. Hardcover. 0887306209 Signed, without inscription, by Peter Drucker upon front free endpaper. First printing. 232 pages. Index. "A probing and incisive analysis of the major world transformation from the Age of Capitalism to the Knowledge Society and how it will affect society, economics, business, and politics now and in the years ahead." - dust jacket. "Peter Drucker's pen is like a laser beam focusing powerful illumination on every subject touched." - R.M. Kanter, Harvard Business School. Drucker [1909-2005] was described in a 2014 Forbes article as "the founder of modern management." Prior owner's initials atop title page otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is sunned at spine and partially on front panel. . Very Good. 1993. First Edition.

$1500.00

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