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Sandy Was a Soldier's Boy. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: WALKER, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 36918


WALKER, David. Sandy Was a Soldier's Boy. London : Collins, 1957. First Edition. Pp (6),7-160. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.310,Rhodenizer p.792, Laugher p.586. A novel by this St.Andrews writer. "This is the story of Sandy McBain, a highland boy who was rareiy out of trouble for long. It will remind the reader of David Walker's earlier book Geordie,which was written, as Eric Linklater said, for those who read for enjoymen t. One day young Sandy McBain threw a stick into a stream, and when it floated out of sight under the wall which surrounded Miss Abigail Spens' hou... View more info

Lean, Wind Lean : A Few Times Remembered. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1984, ISBN:0002172356:

Seller ID: 37556


WALKER, David. Lean, Wind Lean : A Few Times Remembered. London : Collins, 1984. Pp 304. 8vo, grey cloth. Inkstamp, else very good in very slightly rubbed dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Sandy Was a Soldier's Boy. First Edition, Signed

By: WALKER, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 68458


WALKER, David. Sandy Was a Soldier's Boy. London : Collins, 1957. First Edition. Pp (6),7-160. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.310,Rhodenizer p.792, Laugher p.586. A novel by this St.Andrews writer. "This is the story of Sandy McBain, a highland boy who was rareiy out of trouble for long. It will remind the reader of David Walker's earlier book Geordie,which was written, as Eric Linklater said, for those who read for enjoymen t. One day young Sandy McBain threw a stick into a stream, and when it floated out of sight under the wall which surrounded Miss Abigail Spens' hou... View more info

Lord's Pink Ocean. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1972, ISBN:0002214784:

Seller ID: 4805


WALKER, David. The Lord's Pink Ocean. Toronto/London: Collins, 1972. First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-158,(2). 8vo, navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.587. "'The Lord's Pink Ocean' demonstrates once again David Walker's remarkable versatility. In an isolated valley between steep hills twofamilies survive on either side of a blue lake: the Smiths with their son Ian and the Parkers with their daughter Mary. The lake is one of the few supplies of water still supporting life on earth, for pink algae, originally bred by men to scavenge filth, are now lethally out of control in almost... View more info

Come Back, Geordie. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 43948


WALKER, David. Come Back, Geordie. London : Collins, 1966. First UK Edition. Pp. (6),7-221,(3). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.586. "When the world rejoiced in getting to know Geordie MacTaggert in Mr. Walker's classic Geordie and the superb moving picture made from it, Geordiewas a young lad triumphing in the Olympic Games. Now he comes back to us, married to the Jean who inspired him to his victory and the father of Charlie, a teen-age boy with all the troubles of his kind - and all their virtues" "God-like Geordie, hero, gamekeeper, strict and no nonsense f... View more info

Mallabec. White Lion edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: WALKER, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1974,:

Seller ID: 23144


WALKER, David. Mallabec. London : White Lion, (1974). Pp (8),9-223,(1). 8vo, yellow cloth. A novel by this St.Andrews, N.B. writer, set in New Brunswick. First published by Collins in 1965. Laugher p.586. "When John Hyde returned with his wife Moira to fish on the River Mallabec in Canada, it was their first visit since the war had broken out in Europe twenty-three-years before. In the summer of 1939, when their son Robin was only five years old,they had come from Boston to rest, to live in the majestic wood and to fis h for salmon on this stretch of river which Hyde owned and loved so wel... View more info

Black Dougal. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto & London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 24518


WALKER, David. Black Dougal. Toronto & London : Collins, 1973. Pp 251. 8vo,green cloth. Laugher p.587. A novel by this St.Andrews, N.B. writer. Very good in nicked, price-clipped dj. 18.00 View more info

Harry Black. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 24517


WALKER, David. Harry Black. London : Collins, 1956. Pp (10),11-320. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.310, Rhodenizer p.792, Laugher p.586. A novel by this St.Andrews, N.B. writer. "Harry Black is David Walker's most ambitious novel. Set against the background of contemporary India, he takes as his central character Harry Black, a man who has been a soldier, a prisoner of war, and an unsuccessful husband. No one could say that Harry Black had lived up to the promise and the opportunities of his youth,and yet no one could write him off as finished. He stands at the thresh... View more info

Winter of Madness. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 24516


WALKER, David. Winter of Madness. London : Collins, 1964. First Edition. Pp(6),7-255,(1). 8vo, orange tweed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p .586. A novel by this St.Andrews, N.B. writer. "The life of Tarquie Duncatto, thirteenth baron, in his Adam house in the highlands of Scotland followed an uneven routine, which was leading him to the brink of a nervous breakdown. He suffered acutely from the irritations that beset a large landowner,the anxieties of being married to the beautiful but unpredictable Lois and from the bewilderment of every modern parent. None the less most people... View more info

Where the High Winds Blow. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 24515


WALKER, David. Where the High Winds Blow. London : Collins, 1960. First Edition . Pp (8),9-512. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.310, Rhodenizer p.792, Laugher p.586. A novel by this St.Andrews, N.B. writer. "'Husky Skafe was a man who suited things to him, who went where he was going . . .' and in addition he had the good fortune to be born in what maywell be counted the heroic age of Canada. In another time his energy, his single-minded vision and his love of adventure might have led him to another career. A buccaneer in Elizabethan times, an empire builder under Quee... View more info

Devil's Plunge. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Collins, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 24986


WALKER, David. Devil's Plunge. London : Collins, 1968. First Edition. Pp (6),7-288. 8vo, orange tweed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Laugher p.586. A novel by this St.Andrews writer. "In the nick of time HarryAmbler, David Walker writes with a love of the ski slopes, on which the du el between Vyan and Ambler is played out, that will delight anyone addictedto winter sporting. But more importantly he is a master of suspense and wi t and has deployed these gifts to tell a story whick evokes, yet surpasses,his earlier novel in this vein, Winter of Madness." - from the dj D... View more info

Digby. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 16470


WALKER, David. Digby : A Novel. London : Collins, [August] 1953. Pp (6),7-254,(2). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.310, Rhodenizer p.792, Laugher p.586. Winner of the 1953 Governor-General's Award for English-language Fiction. "What happens when a very successful, highly respectable, very attractive, heavily married American business man (aged 41) escapes the toil of his eminently profitable daily life for a fling in the highlands. A great deal happened to Digby P. Ross. First, and most important, he met Fiona - a mad, beautiful and infallibly seductive highland chieftai... View more info

Pot of Gold. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0002216698:

Seller ID: 75535


WALKER, David. Pot of Gold. Toronto: Collins, 1977. First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-182. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.587.Ffep clipped, else vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Ash : A novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0002210428:

Seller ID: 75483


WALKER, David. Ash : A novel. Toronto and London : Collins, 1976. First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),9-256. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.587. David Harry Walker (b. February 9, 1911, Dundee, Scotland- d. March 5,1992, St Andrews, N.B.) A novel set in southwestern New Bruns wick. "Nigel Ash is a traveller alone,a fighter pilot in war [and a prisoner in Colditz], a bush pilot after that, a man who has always flown a littletoo close to the wind, a ruthless man with a temper to kill. But after ill ness he convalesces in a log cabin lent to him by his brother and siste... View more info

Digby : A Novel. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 100321


WALKER, David. Digby : A Novel. London : Collins, (September, 1953). SecondImpression. Pp (6),7-254,(2). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wat ters p.310, Rhodenizer p.792, Laugher p.586. A novel by this St.Andrews writer. "What happens when a very successful, highly respectable, very attractive, heavily married American business man (aged 41) escapes the toil of his eminently profitable daily life for a fling in the highlands. A great deal happened to Digby P. Ross. First, and most important, he met Fiona - a mad, beautiful and infallibly seductive highland chieftain (female). The ... View more info

Where the High Winds Blow. First Edition without dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 101423


WALKER, David. Where the High Winds Blow. London : Collins, 1960. First Edition . Pp (8),9-512. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.310, Rhodenizer p.792, Laugher p.586. A novel by this St.Andrews, N.B. writer. "'Husky Skafe was a man who suited things to him, who went where he was going . . .' and in addition he had the good fortune to be born in what maywell be counted the heroic age of Canada. In another time his energy, his single-minded vision and his love of adventure might have led him to another career. A buccaneer in Elizabethan times, an empire builder under Quee... View more info

Lean, Wind Lean : A Few Times Remembered. First Paperback.

By: WALKER, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Collins, London, 1985, ISBN:0002175886:

Seller ID: 101422


WALKER, David. Lean, Wind Lean : A Few Times Remembered. London : Collins, (1985.) First Paperback Printing. Pp. (10),1-304, + 12 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey card covers with orange titles to front and spine. "David Walker is a humane, subtle and robustly outspoken writer. He has been equally at home in the world of privilege, in a prison camp or on a dogsled in the Arctic. 'Lean, Wind, Lean' quotes from his novels and short stories, capturing moments from his varied life to produce a striking portrait of the author behind the fiction and the man behind the author.... View more info

Canada's Industrial Space-Economy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WALKER, David F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada , Toronto, 1980, ISBN:0470270616:

Seller ID: 4949


WALKER, David F. Canada's Industrial Space-Economy. Toronto : John Wiley & Sons Canada Limited, (1980). Pp (4),v-x,1-261,(1). Maps, tables & diagrams.8vo, brown cloth. "Canada ranks amongst the advanced industrial nations of the world, and yet currently her economy still relies to a very great exte nt on her rich natural resources, and many of her industries are undergoingsevere problems. Whv this should be the case Professor Walker sets out to explain in this important new study of Canada's economy. The emphasis of the book is on the spatial pattern of manufacturing within the country, ex... View more info

Dragon Hill. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: WALKER, David KEANE, Ray

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins, Don Mills, ON, 1962,:

Seller ID: 75482


WALKER, David. Dragon Hill. Illustrated by Ray Keane. Don Mills, ON: Collins, 1962. First Canadian Edition. Pp. (4),1-140. Illustrated. 8vo, blue pebbled cloth with dark blue lettering to spine. Laugher p.586. The New Brunswick author's third novel, and first directed towards younger readers. "Dragon Hill was what they called that wild-looking place on the rocky Atlantic Coast, and a good name for it, too, for behind the threatening 'Keep off!' sign lived a ferocious old hermit who repelled invaders with his shotgun. What other perils and mysteries might be there too? It was chance more th... View more info

Champion of Sail : R.W. Leyland and his Shipping Line.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David LEYLAND, Ralph Watts)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime, London, 1986, ISBN:0851774024:

Seller ID: 34376


WALKER, David. Champion of Sail : R.W. Leyland and his Shipping Line. (London): Conway Maritime Press, (1986). Pp (5),6-191,(1). Doulle column. Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth. "Ralph Watts Leyland was the founder of one of the last major sailing ship companies. Against the late nineteenth century trend, he remained an enthusiastic advocate of sail as a method of transporting low value bulk cargoes, persisting with big iron and steel square-riggers while his rivals converted to steamships. Thus his Liverpool-based shipping line came to own some of the largest and most famous vessels of... View more info