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Rufus: The Life of the Canadian Journalist Who Interviewed Hitler
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Rufus: The Life of the Canadian Journalist Who Interviewed Hitler

By Castle, Colin

Vancouver, BC: Granville Island Publishing, 2014 The biography of Edwin Harry Lukin by the husband of his granddaughter. It is biography, family history and a look into the early world of BC newspapers. Glossy soft cover with Lukins portrait and green titling to front, green spine with white titling, several clusters of black and white photographs, and some map drawings, 329 pages. Light shelf wear, light crease to top free corner of front, inside it is clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$20.00

Return to Antarctica
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Return to Antarctica

By Raeside, Adrian

Mississauga, ON: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd., 2011 The Amazing Adventure of Sir Charles Wright on Robert Scott's Journey to the South Pole marking the 100th anniversary of the Scott Expedition. Second printing. Soft cover, frontispiece, many black and white photographs throughout, 324 pages. Light shelf wear, minor crease to top free corner of front. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Take This Waltz: A Celebration of Leonard Cohen
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Take This Waltz: A Celebration of Leonard Cohen

By Fournier, Michael & Ken Norris (Editors)

Ste. Anne De Bellevue, QC: The Muses' Company/La Compagnie Du Muses, 1994 Celebrating Leonard Cohen's 60th birthday with a collection of texts by a wide range of people including Joan Baez, George Bowering, Adrienne Clarkson, Lorna Crozier, Douglas Fethering, P.K.Page, Al Purdy and many, many more. From the library of Phyllis Webb, a contributor to this anthology, her stamp to half title. Soft cover, 191 pages. Light shelf wear, a few dark spots to top of textblock edge. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$35.00

Somebody to Love?: A Rock-and-Roll Memoir
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Somebody to Love?: A Rock-and-Roll Memoir

By Slick, Grace & Andrea Cagan

New York, NY: Warner Books, 1998 Grace Slick offers a revealing portrait of the complex woman behind the rock-outlaw image, and delivers a behind-the-scenes, no-holds-barred view of rock's grandest stages. Grey paper to boards, black cloth to spine with silver titling, black and white photographs, 370 pages. Minor shelf wear. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear and is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant\'s Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987
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Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant's Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987

By Lammers, John

Saltspring Island, BC, Canada: Gray Jay Publications, 2004 An autobiographical chronicle of the author's quest for a life of social and enivironmental harmony starting in Holland in 1921 moving to the Yukon in Canada's wild North. Glossy illustrated yellow soft cover with brown titling spine and front, illustrated with several black and white maps, 587 pages. On some orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover overweight packages, or international tracking and insurance, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Romain Rolland: The Man and His Work
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Romain Rolland: The Man and His Work

By Zweig, Stefan

New York: Haskell House Publishers Ltd. , 1970 Translated from the original manuscript by Eden and Cedar Paul. Blue cloth with gilt titling to spine, frontispiece, several illustrations most of them depicting Rolland at different ages, 377 pages. Minor edge wear, previous owner's name inked to ffep. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Deadly Deceits: My 25 Years in the CIA
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Deadly Deceits: My 25 Years in the CIA

By McGehee, Ralph

Melbourne: Ocean Press, 1999 Ralph McGehee: "The CIA is not now or has it ever been a central intelligence agency. It it the covert arm of the president's foreign policiy advisors. In that capacity it overthrows or supports foreign governments while reporting 'intelligence' justifiying those activities. It shapes it intelligence to support presidential policy. Disinformation is a large part of its covert action responsibility, and the American people are the primary target aucience of its lies." Glossy soft cover, red titling to front and spine, 231 pages plus five pages of publisher's advertising. Minor shelf wear, small crease to front bottom free corner, previous owner's name to first page. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Thank Your Mother For the Rabbits
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Thank Your Mother For the Rabbits

By Mills, John

Erin, Ontario: Porcupine's Quill, 1993 An unconventional autobiography of Canadian novelist John Mills. Glossy soft cover, inscribed and signed by the author to title page, 270 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Still No Word from Nancy
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Still No Word from Nancy

By Mills, John

Victoria, British Columbia: Friesen Press, 2015 Three personal essays in the manner of Mill's well-received "Thank you Mother for rthe Rabbits", and a fourth one relating the experience of walking the pilgrim's route to Santiago de Compostela in a different narrative technique. Glossy soft cover, inscribed and signed by author to title page, 199 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Not Yet Uhuru: The Autobiography of Oginga Odinga
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Not Yet Uhuru: The Autobiography of Oginga Odinga

By Odinga, Oginga

London: Heinemann, 1980 African Writeres Series. With a foreword by Kwame Nkrumah. Odinga sums up his political beliefs and thells the story of his development form a local teacher to an international figure. Paperback with the author's portrait to front, map to front and back, many black and white photographs, 323 pages. Some shelf wear with rubbing to edges, light smudging to textblock edge, previous onwer's name to ffep. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good +/-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall - Oblong.

$20.00

Prison Memoirs of an Anachist
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Prison Memoirs of an Anachist

By Berkman, Alexander

Pittsburgh, PA: Frontier Press, 1970 Introduction by Kenneth Roxroth. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, green endpapers, 538 pages. Light foxing to top of textblock edge. Dust jacket shows light sunning to spine, some shelf and edge wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good + to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Northern Nurses III: Blecher Islands and Northern Quebec - the 1960s
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Northern Nurses III: Blecher Islands and Northern Quebec - the 1960s

By Scott, J. Karen & Joan E. Kieser (Editors)

Oakville, Ontario: Kokum Publications, 2009 Memoirs of Kathleen Mary Jo Lutley CM and Heather J. Duncan Clayton. Following the first two books of "Northern Nurses" this volume focuses on the 1960s. In 2007 the editors Scott and Kieser accompanied Lutley revisiting her nursing stations in the far North after 40 years. This book presents the records, documents and their artwork of these pioneer nurse-midwifes. Glossy illustrated soft cover, signed with initials - we believe by Heather Clayton to title page (but provenance uncertain, scans available upon request), illustrated with many photographs and reproductions of Clayton's portraits, 188 pages. editors Scott and Kieser accompanied Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

Blood, Sweat and Tears
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Blood, Sweat and Tears

By Clayton-Thomas, David

Toronto, Ontario: Viking Canada, 2010 The true story of a street kid who became a rock star. Black cloth, red endpapers, a cluster of black and white photographs, 323 pages. The dust jacket is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Death in the Barren Ground
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Death in the Barren Ground

By Christian, Edgar; George Whalley (editor)

Oberon Press, 2009 A reissue of the Canadian classic: the diary of Edgar Christian who lived with tow other men during the winter of 1926-1927 in a cabin on the Thelon River living off the land. All three died of starvation. This text has been transcribed from the original and presented exactly as it was written, with an introduction by George Whalley. Soft cover, grey endpaper, 192 pages. Light shelf wear with a few pressure marks, pencil markings to title page and page 11. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Akerman Family, The: Growing Up With Salt Spring Island
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Akerman Family, The: Growing Up With Salt Spring Island

By Akerman, Bob & Linda Sherwood

Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Bob Akerman, 2005 Autobiography of Salt Spring Island pioneer Bob Akerman. White soft cover with black titling and illustrated with black and white photographs, text illustrated with black and white photographs, 325 pages. Cover shows minor shelf wear, a light smudge to textblock edge. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Personal Glimpses of Famous Folks and Other Selections from the Lee Side o\' L.A.
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Personal Glimpses of Famous Folks and Other Selections from the Lee Side o' L.A.

By Shippey, Lee

Sierra Madre, Ca: Sierra Madre Press, Inc, 1929 A collection of short sketches about people known to the author, interspersed with poetry by varoius authors. Mauve paper-covered boards with purple titling, purple cloth spine with gilt titling, signed by the author on end paper, small black and white drawings illustrate each subject, 96 pages. Cover has shelf wear, edge wear, sunned edges, slightly sunned spine, text block edges darkened, foxing to end papers, slightly musty odour, interior appears to be clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Good+/-. Illus. by Ewing, A.L.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Pioneers on Skis
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Pioneers on Skis

By Strom, Erling

Central Valley, New York: Smith Clove Press, 1977 Introduction by Lowell Thomas. This is more than an autobiography; it tells the life of Erling Strom and also recounts adventures with his pioneer friends on skis, including Lars Haugen, the Marquis Albizzi, Leonhard Seppala, Herman Johannsen, and Alfred Lindley. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, blue end papers, black and white frontispiece, and illustrated with black & white photographs, 229 pages. Pale foxing to text block edge, previous owner's name in ink on end paper, text is clean and tight. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has edge wear and shelf wear, spine, edges and white portions are sunned, but colour of image is still bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Roving Fisherman: An Autobiography, Recounting Personal Experiences in the Commercial Fishing Fleets and Fish Industry of Canada and the United States, 1911-1924
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Roving Fisherman: An Autobiography, Recounting Personal Experiences in the Commercial Fishing Fleets and Fish Industry of Canada and the United States, 1911-1924

By Wallace, Frederick William

Gardenvale, Que.: Canadian Fisherman, 1955 Book is #898/1000. "From log-books, diaries, and articles written many years ago, supplemented by a fairly tenacious memory, [the author is] venturing to set down [his] experiences in commercial fisheries." Blue cloth boards, grey cloth spine with red titling, blue end papers, illustrated with black and white photographs, 512 pages. Lower edge has minor wear, grey portions have multiple foxing spots, upper front and rear edges bumped near spine, text block edges darkened and have foxing spots, ink inscription to front end paper, pages edges slightly darkened, text is clean and tight. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Limited/Numbered. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$110.00

Changing Times: Memories of the Past: The Forties Through Seventies
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Changing Times: Memories of the Past: The Forties Through Seventies

By Steel, J. Douglas

Nanaimo, B.C: Steelbro, 2011 This signed book, the author's second, contains small stories and remembrances of the town of his youth, as well as stories of three decades between the 1940s through the 1970s. Black and grey illustrated soft cover with grey and white titling, signed by author on title page, black and white illustrations, 236 pages. With the exception of negligible shelf wear, this book is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Quest for Centenarians
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Quest for Centenarians

By Christy, Margaret A.

Norwalk, Ohio: Margaret A. Christy, 1982 Book is a self-published collection of over sixty charcoal portraits, along with a brief description of each of the subjects. Inscribed and signed by the author/artist. White soft cover with black titling and illustration, black and white illustrations throughout, 128 pages. Cover has edge wear, shelf wear, light soiling to white portions, six-inch crease to rear upper corner, text block edges slightly darkened, interior of book clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed and Inscribed By Artist. Soft Cover. Good+. Illus. by Christy, Margaret A.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

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