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THE CHILDREN OF AATAENTSIC I A History of the Huron People to 1660, Volume One

by Trigger, Bruce G.

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780773502390
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$55.00

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Montreal & London: McGill-Queen's University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0773502394 . Please Note: Volume One Only, NO dustjacket. Brown cloth hardcover in very good condition. 453 pages, 1st edition. Cover has some bumping at corners, light age tanning to edges, a bit moreso to spine and minimal soiling, a little… Read more
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It Could Have Been Worse, The Autobiography of a Pioneer

by Peggy Holmes; Aided and Abetted by Joy Roberts

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Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002168557
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$9.50

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Toronto: Totem Books. Good. 1983. First Edition. Softcover. 0002168553 . Totem Books, 1983, paperback edition. Very good interior, with good-minus cover. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. Age tanning to pages and inside covers. B/w photos. Cover has scuffing, several creases, small amount of price sticker residue, and moderate edge and corner wear. In … Read more
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Gandhi, His Life and Message for the World

by Louis Fischer

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780451621429
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$3.25

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New York: NAL. Very Good. 1954. Paperback. 0451621425 . 1954 copyright, later printing. Pages feel tight and unread, no markings. Cover has light wear to edges /corners and and light creasing ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 189 pages .
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Butter Down the Well - Reflections of a Canadian Childhood

by Collins, Robert

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$4.95

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SK: Western Producer Prairie Books. Very Good. 1985. Second Printing. Softcover. Western Producer, 2nd printing 1985. Very good condition. Pages clean and unmarked other than small gift inscription first endpage and one page with two small edge tears, light age tanning to pages. Cover has light scuffing and slight wear at corners. ; 8vo .
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Law and Order - Being the Official Reports to Parliament of the Activities of the Royal North-West Mounted Police Force

by The Commissioners Of The Royal North-West Mounted Police

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Published
1973
Condition
Good in Good dust jacket
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Coles Publishing. Good in Good dust jacket. 1973. Hardcover. Coles 1973 Hardover edition. Facsimile of the 1886-1887 originals. Ex-library book, still in quite good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages all intact, occasional light soiling to pages, light soiling outer edge of pages. Appears dustjacket was laminated twice and the original… Read more
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The Remarkable World of Frances Barkley, 1769-1845

by Hill, Beth & Cathy Converse

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Riverwood's Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781894898089
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$5.50

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TouchWood Editions. Very Good+. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 1894898087 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact, cover has a little scuffing and slight wear to edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Frances Barkley was the first European woman to… Read more
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Fallen Empires, Lost Theatres of Edmonton 1881-1914

by Orrell, John

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Riverwood's Books
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781897126165
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$11.95

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Edmonton, AB: Newest Publishers. Very Good+. 2007. First Edition. Softcover. 1897126166 . Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition. Sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact - overall wear is very light. ; Landmark Editions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Fallen Empires—part of NeWest Press’s Landmark Edition… Read more
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THE MOLSONS Their Lives and Times, 1780-2000

by Molson, Karen

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Riverwood's Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781552094181
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$19.95

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Firefly Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 1552094189 . Excellent condition. HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover clean and unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing and a little edge crinkling, one light crease on bottom edge, no tears. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; This is the true story of… Read more
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BELL OF AFRICA The Greatest Elephant Hunter of Them All

by Walter D. M. Bell

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
Third Printing
ISBN
9780854351350
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$115.00

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Suffolk, U. K.: Neville Spearman. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1983. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0854351353 . Neville Spearman, U. K. 1983, third impression of 1960 original. HC/DJ - near fine/fine. Clear protective lined sleeve on dustjacket. Jacket underneath is in excellent condition, clean with no visible tears, light age tanning to edges, front flap clipped, a… Read more
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PRINCE NAPOLEON IN AMERICA, 1861 Letters from His Aide-De-Camp

by Pisani, Lieutenant-Colonel Camille Ferri

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Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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London: The Galley Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Hardcover clean, tight and unmarked other than a couple light spots outer edge of pages. Jacket has light edgewear, light soiling and several tiny edge tears, not clipped. First published in 1862 under the title, Lettres sur les Etats-… Read more
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Part of My Soul

by Mandela, Winnie

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1986
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780140084832
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$3.95

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Penguin. Good. 1986. First Edition. Softcover. 0140084835 . Light edgewear & light creasing to cover, small peel on back where sticker was removed. Interior pages are clean & tight except for the photo pages, 3 of which are loose and are just set into the book. No internal markings, age tanning of page edges. 164 pages plus… Read more
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BROKEN PROMISES

by Tetterington, Bill

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780903965002
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$17.50

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Golden West Press. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0903965003 . Hardcover is clean and unmarked, light age tanning to endpages. Cover has some indents around edge and bumping to corners. Jacket has light soiling, scuffing and several small edge tears and chips. The author tells the story of his life-long quest for… Read more
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VIRUNGA The Passion of Dian Fossey

by Mowat, Farley

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771066771
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$14.50

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McClelland & Stewart. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 0771066775 . HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked other than slight soiling outer edge of pages. Colour photos. Jacket has light scuffing, slight corner wear, price clipped on front flap and some light creasing to back flap, no tears. ;… Read more
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UNDER THE PARISH LANTERN

by Archer, Fred

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1974
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780340178645
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Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. Good+. 1974. Softcover. 0340178647 . Pages clean and unmarked, light age tanning to interior. B/w photos. Cover has several creases, light edgewear, and small silver ink mark on spine. "An almost magical evocation of country life....in the lost England of the first World War and shortly after." --The Sunday Times (110os) ; Coronet… Read more
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DOCTOR FREUD

by Emil Ludwig

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
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Manor Books. Very Good. 1973. Softcover. Clean, intact condition. Pages are unmarked, light age tanning. Cover has light edgewear, light scuffing, creasing to spine. The master biographer's famous study of one of the most controversial sex psychologists of all time. [180-notosl] ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .
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COME WATCH THE SUN GO HOME A Memoir of Upheaval and Revolution in China

by Chen, Chen

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781569247426
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$8.45

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Marlowe & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 1569247420 . Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean & tight. Last page has been taped at spine. Jacket has light scuffing & light edge/corner wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages; "In the late 1940's, the … Read more
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SILICON VALLEY, HIGH TECH Window to the Future

by Gene Bylinski; Charles O'Rear; Lawrence Bender

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789622760011
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$31.50

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Hong Kong: Interncontinental Publishing. Near Fine. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 9622760015 . (culled 7-15 due to age and weight) outdated I think; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (*Note - due to heavy weight, over 5 lbs. , extra postage will be required. If you'd like an exact quote, please contact us) [2400] .
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JOHN RUSKIN AND THE VICTORIAN EYE

by Casteras, Susan P. & Susan Phelps Gordon & Anthony Lacy Gully

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780910407274
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$22.00

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Harry N. Abrams. Very Good+. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 0910407274 . Clean, tight condition. Ex-library book, but still in great shape, sturdy laminated cover & usual ex-lib type markings. Internal pages clean & tight. Cover has light edgewear & a little soiling to outer edge of pages. Profusely illustrated in b/w & colour. ; 4to 11"… Read more
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COURTING DISASTER The Hilarious and Shocking Recollections of a Buckingham Palace Official

by Barker, Malcolm & T. Sobey

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969451303
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$12.50

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Halifax, NS: Fleetwood Publications. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 096945130x . Hardcover clean & unmarked, one page has a crease. Jacket has light edgewear, tiny edge tears to spine ends & some light wrinkling/scuffing, crease to rear flap. A fascinating insight into life in Queen Elizabeth II's court, from the Queen's most… Read more
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HUGH HAMBLETON, SPY: THIRTY YEARS WITH THE KGB

by Heaps, Leo

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Riverwood's Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780458969708
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$14.95

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Methuen & Company. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0458969702 . Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing, tiny peels where sticker was removed and light edge wear & tiny edge tears. "Working from court transcripts, interviews with key players and long discussions with Hambleton himself, the author provides fascinating… Read more
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