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Bus Stop Bus Stop

By Grant Guy

Princeton NJ: Red Dashboard Llc, 2017. Apparent First. Paperback. Very Good +. Shawn Jordan. 89 p.; VG+ pb; ". . . prose poems and written portraits of human compassion and human intolerance seen through the eyes of a singular tranaascontinental bus passenger.'" B & W drawings by Shawn Jordan

$7.25

Sapper Martin: The Secret Great War Diary of Jack Martin

By Richard Van Emden

London UK: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 272 p/; near fine in NF unclipped DJ. "Albert John (Jack) Martin was a 31-year-old Admiralty clerk when he was called up into the army in early 1916. Throughout his service with the Royal Engineers (the Sappers), he wrote in secret because men at the front were forbidden to keep diaries. And when he returned home he told no-one about them. Bundled up in the attic, they remained undiscovered until his grandson came across them in 1999." Edited by historian richard Van Emden, this offers a rare first-hand account from the trenches.

$10.88

Brush Cat: On Trees, the Wood Economy, and the Most Dangerous Job in America
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Brush Cat: On Trees, the Wood Economy, and the Most Dangerous Job in America

By Jack McEnany

New York: St. Martin's Press, 2009. Advance Reading Copy. Paperback. VG+. 226 p. incl. bibliography. VG+, minor wear, clean & solid. A year in the life of the men who supply wood for everything from construction to furniture to paper to electricity, and how forest industries are impacted by world markets, climate change, and money flows.

$7.25

The Door
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The Door

By Margaret Atwood

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2007. Later printing. Paperback. Very Good +. 120 p., pb, VG+."These fifty lucid, urgent poems range in tone from lyric to ironic to meditative to prophetic, and in subject from the personal to the political . . ."

$14.51

An Introduction to Battenberg Lace

By Dianna Best

Moose Jaw SK: Youngman Hughes Enterprises, 1995. Second edition. Cardboard Covers. Very Good +. Battenberg lace needlework instructions. 42 p. staplebound in pink card covers. VG+, Detailed instructions and patterns for a variety of Battenberg motifs

$18.13

Leaden Wings

By Zhang Jie; translated by Gladys Yang

London UK: Virago Press, 1987. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Very Good. 180 p; VG overall condition; described as "China's first political novel"; orig. pub 1980 Beijing; intro by translator.

$10.88

Indian Diary (Oxford Letters & Memoirs)

By Sidney Webb; Beatrice Webb

Oxford: Oxford University Press, USA, 1990. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good- . 222 p; the Webbs' diaries from January 4 to April 25, 1912, as they travelled across India, Edited & introduced by Niraja Gopal Jayal. VG-, clean copy, corner bumped.

$7.25

Key Words for Health and Medical Care in English and Polish, Russian, Ukrainian

By No author

Winnipeg: International Centre, n.d.. Not stated. Staplebound. Very Good- . 60 p. booklet of medical terms in three languages, One of a series of 6 multilingual booklets compiled by MOSAIC of Vancouver. Printed for the Language Bank of the IC in Winnipeg. Undated,, may be from the 1970s Overall VG-, some dogearing.

$3.63

Case Critical: The Dilemma of Social Work In Canada

By Ben Carniol

Toronto: Between The Lines, 1987. Apparent First. Paperback. Very Good. 142 p incl, notes. VG, minor wear. Critical review of social work and its shortcomings. How much has changed since 1987?

$3.63

The Works of 'Banjo' Paterson
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The Works of 'Banjo' Paterson

By Andrew Barton Paterson

Ware Herts UK: Wordsworth Poetry Library, 1995. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. 168 p; paperback, collected ballads and narrative poems by noted Australian poet. VG overall condition, slight wear.

$10.88

The Concise Townscape
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The Concise Townscape

By Gordon Cullen

Oxford UK: Architectural Press Elsevier, 2008. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good +. 196 p; VG+. Originally published 1961. pb 1971, many reprints. Profusely illustrated with drawings, sketches, photos. " 'Townscape' is the art of giving visual coherence and organisation to the jumble of buildings, streets and spaces that make up the urban environment." Concept developed by Gordon Cullen in The Architectural Review.

$14.51

The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900
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The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900

By Al Roker

New York: William Morrow, 2015. Apparent First. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. 312 p incl bibliography & index; HC, VG+. DJ unclipped, very slight wear. Carefully researched and well written account of the hurricane that destroyed Galveston, and the misconceptions and hubris that left the city utterly unprepared.

$7.25

A Christmas Tree from Puddin' Stone Hill

By Elsie Hadden Mole

Newcastle ON: Penumbra Press, 2005. 2nd. Paperback. Sylvia Hahn. Unpaginated; classic children's story, orig. pub. 1985, reissued 2005. Timmy sets out with a bow saw to bring home a Christmas tree, and succeeds with a little help from Black Cat. Beautifully detailed b & w illustrations,

$14.51

Doghouse Roses
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Doghouse Roses

By Steve Earle

New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001. Trade Paper. Very Good +. 207 p, TP; VG+. First short story collection by nted singer/songwriter. Nice clean copy.

$7.25

A history of the Crow's Nest Pass

By William James Cousins

Calgary: Historic Trails Society of Alberta, 1981. Reprint. Paperback. Fair. 143 p; Faair condition. Clean unmarked copy; text block from p. 91 detached from binding. All pages present. Original manuscript was presented to U. Calgary in 1952 toward Mr. Cousins' MA in history. Includes tables, biblio, B & W illus.

$7.25

Through the Moons of Autumn

By McDade Carolyn

Wellfleet MA: self published, 1995. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Unpaginated; small digest-size pb in brown card covers; beautifully produced collection of meditations on family, friends, place

$7.25

Tommy Trent's ABC's of the Seaway

By Tufford, Norm

Ottawa: St. Lawrence Seaway Authority, 1988. Apparent First. Staplebound. Very Good +. Small 29 p. pamphlet intended as an introduction to the St Lawrence Seaway. Illustrated. VG+

$4.35

Marketing the Mountain: Adding Value to Nepal's Agriculture

By Les Kletke

Altona MB: Self Published, 2007. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. 192 p. TP. VG+. SIGNED by author. Many photos. First-hand account of the work of IDE (International Development Enterprises) in Nepal

$10.88

Don McNeill's Favorite Poems

By McNeill Don

Milwaukee: Don McNeill Enterprises, 1951. First edition. Comb bound. Very Good- . 96 p. comb bound minor wear. A collection of verses, thoughts, prayers etc featered on Dom McNeill's radio program from 1933 to approx. 1950. A slice of Americana

$7.25

Away

By Jane Urquhart

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1993. First edition thus. Paperback. VG+. 356 p TP, French folds, VG+. Family saga set in Ireland and Canada, from the 19th century to modern times,

$7.25

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