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THE NEW MORNINGSIDE PAPERS

by PETER GZOWSKI

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Vancouver Bookseller
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780771037450
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This is an unread copy of The New Morningside Papers, the second volume of letters, opinion and stories by the famed Canadian journalist and broadcaster Peter Gzowski (1934-2002). Gzowski hosted various shows on CBC Radio for 30 years; his pieces are funny, sad, entertaining and informative. I say that this is a first edition because I… Read more
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FOREST RANGER AHOY!

by Michael Coney

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Vancouver Bookseller
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780919931008
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$24.30

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The west coast of Canada has an unusual navy. Since 1911, the wooden ships of the British Columbia Forest Service have sailed the seas and channels of 16,000 mile coastline, and this book tells the story of those ships. It talks about the men, the forests, their jobs and their famous boats. This book was published in… Read more
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EMPEROR OF THE NORTH

by James Raffan

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780002007832
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$24.30

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This is a stated first edition of Emperor of the North: Sir George Simpson and the Remarkable Story of the Hudson's Bay Company. Canada, and North America, cannot be understood without discussing the influence of the Hudson's Bay Company, which once covered 1/12th of the world's land, and remains the world's oldest retailer. It played a huge … Read more
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HIGH BOATS: A CENTURY OF SALMON FISHING REMEMBERED

by Pat Wastell Norris

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First, 1st Printing
ISBN
9781550172898
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$28.35

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This is a first edition of High Boats: A Century of Salmon Remembered. It is the story of the golden age of the salmon fishery in British Columbia, when the fish were plentiful, the work was dangerous and the money was good. There were shore jobs in the canneries, the towns grew. Then it all ended. The… Read more
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EQUINOX SCIENCE MAGAZINE: BEAVERS, ASTRONAUT CHRIS HADFIELD

by Equinox Magazine

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
OCTOBER
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$12.15

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Equinox was a high-end magazine that ran investigative articles about science and culture. It published from 1981-2000. October 1995: See Table of Contents Scan 128 Pages. Pristine Condition. Unread. No Label, no barcode. NOTE: My quoted price for shipping OUTSIDE of North America is for surface mail without tracking. For other shipping options, please contact me.
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THE SPAWNING GROUNDS

by GAIL ANDERSON-DARGATZ

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780345810816
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$28.35

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This is the fifth novel from the brilliant Canadian novelist Gail Anderson-Dargatz, published in 2016. It takes place in the Thompson-Shuswap region of British Columbia, specifically around a bend in the river where the salmon run. On one side of the river is a ranch once owned by Eugene Robertson, who came in the gold rush around 1860. On the other… Read more
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SON OF A SMALLER HERO & A CHOICE OF ENEMIES (2 books)

by MORDECAI RICHLER

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
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$20.25

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This is two matching paperbacks of early works of the Canadian novelist Mordecai Richler (1931-2001).They're a bit hard to find. Son of a Smaller Hero is Richler's 2nd novel, published in 1955. It is gritty and realistic and is about an idealistic young Jewish man rebelling against the social and cultural divides in Montreal. A Choice of Enemies is his 3rd novel,… Read more
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A NATION FORGED IN FIRE

by J.L. Granatstein, Desmond Morton

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780886192136
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This is a first edition of Nation Forged in Fire: Canadians and the Second World War, written by the Canadian Historians Jack Granatstein and Desmond Morton (1937-2019). It discusses how Canada developed during the war, with women entering the workforce, industry booming and old traditions and loyalties were swept away. 287 pages with lots of maps and… Read more
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SATURDAY NIGHT 1998 - Brian Mulroney

by Saturday Night Magazine

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Vancouver Bookseller
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$16.20

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Saturday Night was an excellent magazine that published from 1887 to 2005. It is difficult to find a copy of it anywhere. October 1998 - Lolita's Revenge: Joyce Maynard's Affair with J.D. Salinger - Hockey Great Curtis Joseph - Brian Mulroney Fights Charges of Being a Crook - Rick Mercer - Powwows - Machine Gun Enthusiasts Pristine Condition
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VOGUE 1982 - KELLY EMBERG

by VOGUE MAGAZINE

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Vancouver Bookseller
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
June
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$32.40

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June 1982 Cover: Kelly Emberg by Richard Avedon 274 Pages See Table of Contents ScanMargaret Atwood on Canadian Culture Recipes from the Four Seasons RestaurantBrooke Astor, Lena Horne, Jill Clayburgh Brooke Shields by Avedon James Galanos, Norma Kamali Other photographers Irving Penn, Bill King, Denis Piels Pristine condition. There are bits of the mailing label left on the cover. You can scrape them off.
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MODEL MEMOIRS

by Stephen Leacock

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Published
1940
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition, 4th Printing
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$36.45

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Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) was a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humorist. From 1915 to1925, he was the best-known English-speaking humorist in the world. He is famous for his not-unkind criticisms of people's follies and foibles and is still called 'the funniest man who ever lived.' Leacock wrote 22 works of non-fiction, 2 biographies and… Read more
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