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A Garden Enclosed. 1st, ill. card covers with french flaps

By: MARCHAND, Blaine.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, 1991, ISBN:0920953522:

Seller ID: 56973

MARCHAND, Blaine. A Garden Enclosed. (Dunvegan, ON): Cormorant Books, (1991). First Edition. Pp [69]. 8vo, illustrated card covers with french flaps. Presentation copy signed by author. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Abandoned in Hard Times : A True Story. First Edition, Signed.

By: GAULT, George-Alex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marshland Press, Dartmouth, NS, 2002, ISBN:0968272452:

Seller ID: 102771

GAULT, George-Alex. Abandoned in Hard Times: A True Story. (Dartmouth, NovaScotia, Canada : Marshland Press Publishing, 2002). First Edition. Pp. (10 ),1-163,(3). Illustrated with 7 black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. His early days in Liverpool, England. "This is the true story of a young boy - orphaned and struggling to find his place in life, dragged from pillar to post; the lad's sheer perseverance fighting poverty, lackof proper nourishment and a constant search for his missing father could n ot subdue his spirit. Drama, hardship, comedy, romance and a candid vie... View more info

Adult Language Warning. inscribed

By: ROBERTSON, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brick Books, 1991,:

Seller ID: 66746

ROBERTSON, William. Adult Language Warning. (London, Ont.): Brick Books, (1991). Pp 76. Slim 8vo, ill. card covers. Vg. Inscribed by Robertson. 17.00 View more info

Adult Language Warning. signed.

By: ROBERTSON, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brick Books, 1991,:

Seller ID: 40358

ROBERTSON, William. Adult Language Warning. (London, Ont.): Brick Books, (1991). Pp 76. Slim 8vo, ill. card covers. Very slight rubbing to front corners, spine very slightly sunned, else vg. Signed by Robertson. 15.00 View more info

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Adventures of Philippe : A Story of Old Kebec. 1st US in dj signed

By: BOWERS, Gwendolyn KREDEL, Fritz

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Aladdin Books, 1949,:

Seller ID: 45997

BOWERS, Gwendolyn. The Adventures of Philippe : A Story of Old Kebec. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. NY: Aladdin Books, 1949. First US Edition. Pp. 153. 8vo, green cloth with gilt decoration to front. One inch tear to rear fold, a few small chips to folds, rear panel slightly browned, else vg in dj. Signed by the author on ffep. 60.00 View more info

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After the Angel Mill. First Edition, Signed

By: BRUNEAU, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, Dunvegan, Ont., 1995, ISBN:0920953913:

Seller ID: 39067

BRUNEAU, Carol. After the Angel Mill. (Dunvegan, Ontario) : Cormorant Books, (1995). First Edition. Pp (8),9-168,(8). 8vo (139 x 214 mm), art-illustrated card covers, with black lettering to spine, and a small b&w photo of Bruneau on the rear cover. Cover art by Elllson Robertson. Carol Bruneau (b. 1956, Halifax) was living Halifax at the time of publication. "This linked collection chronicles four generations of women in a Cape Breton family, women who represent the unsung multitude who have struggled through the years to make homes and keep families clothed an... View more info

Afterlife of George Cartwright. First Edition., Signed


Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1992,:

Seller ID: 3460

STEFFLER, John. The Afterlife of George Cartwright. A Novel. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart Inc., (1992). First Edition. Pp (8),1-296. 8vo, art-illustrated trade paperback, with French flaps. See ENL V:301 for Steffler (b. November 13, 1947, Toronto, Ontario). "The Afterlife of George Cartwright, John Steffler's stunning debut novel, transforms the real life of an 18th-century gentlemanadventurer into a fictional journey that scales the heightsof exotic adventure - from England, to India, to Frederick the Great's Pru ssia - and eventually to Labrador." - from the cover flap. In March... View more info

Against the Sea True stories of heroism at sea. Signed.

By: REEMAN, Douglas SLOCUM, Joshua)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arrow Books, London, 1981, ISBN:009927180x:

Seller ID: 70936

REEMAN, Douglas. Against the Sea . [Cover adds: True stories of heroism at sea]. (London): Arrow Books, (1981). A Sparrow Book. Pp. (8),[11]-173,(5). Small 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Mass market paperback. "From Captain Bligh on the Bounty to Thor Heyerdahl and the Kon-Tiki, from the development of the submarine to the men and women who have sailed around the worldsingle-handed, [Against the Sea] contains some of the most fascinating and exciting adventure stories in the history of man's exploration of the sea. " - from the rear cover. Includes numerous Joshua Slocum mentions. ... View more info

Aircom : Canada's Air Force. in dj. Signed copy


Price: $30.00

Publisher: CANAV Books, Toronto, 1991,:

Seller ID: 82994

MILBERRY, Larry. Aircom: : Canada's Air Force. (Toronto) : CANAV Books, (1991). Pp (5),6-[192]. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, red cloth. Contents: Hornets; Tactical Air Meet; the Gulf War; The CF-5; Canada's First Jet Fighter; The Clunk [Avro CF-100]; Canadair Sabre; 101s & 104s; Exotic Visitors; The Snowbirds; T-Birds; Training; The Mighty Herc; Dash 8; Cosmo; Falcon; Challenger; Buffalo; Twin Otter; "The Boeing"; The Dak; ATC - The Good Old Days; Aurora; Reunion 91; Sea King; The Grumman Ironworks; Neptune; Argus; Vertols; Kiowa & Jet Ranger; Hueys. With appendices, glossary & index. Vg in vg... View more info

Alaska Blues : A Fisherman's Journal. 2nd printing in dj. signed.

By: UPTON, Joe.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books, Anchorage, AK, 1979, ISBN:0882400983:

Seller ID: 56659

UPTON, Joe. Alaska Blues : A Fisherman's Journal. Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., (1979). Second Printing. Pp 236. Illustrated with numerous photos and drawings to text, some full page. 4to, pale blue cloth. "It is a story of the little 30-, 40- and 50-foot boats, crewed by family and friends, that go north form West Coast ports every spring to make a living innorthern waters. They have six months, maybe seven, with snow and heavy se as at each end, to make their living for a year." -from the dust jacket. Intelligently written, and beautifully illustrated. Wear to edges, bu... View more info

All the Myriad Ways. First Edition, Signed.

By: NIVEN, Larry.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ballantine, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 111884

NIVEN, Larry. All the Myriad Ways. New York: Ballantine Books, (June 1971).First Printing. Paperback Original. Pp. (10),1-181,(1). Small 8vo, illustr ated card covers, white spine, white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. Mass market paperback. "The latest collection from a writer whose stature as science fiction's finest hardcore s.f. author is now well established... From the beginning, Larry Niven's work showed the kind of thoughtful, studied detail which is the hallmark of a powerful imagination at work behind concepts that are totally original. The present colection c... View more info

Almost There : The Onward Journey of a Dublin Woman. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: O'FAOLAIN, Nuala.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books, New York , 2003, ISBN:1573222410:

Seller ID: 98203

O'FAOLAIN, Nuala. Almost There : The Onward Journey of a Dublin Woman. New York : Riverhead Books, 2003. First Printing. Pp (12),1-275,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. β€œIn 1996, a small Irish press approached Nuala O'Faolain, then a writer for The IrishTimes, to publish a collection of her opinion columns. She offered to writ e an introduction to give the opinions a context – to explain the life experience that had shaped this Irish woman's views – and convinced that none but a few diehard fans of the columns would ever see the book, she too... View more info

Always on Call : History and Stories of the Lawrencetown & District Fire Department. Signed paperback.

By: WHITMAN, Dave.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bailey Chase Books, Paradise, NS, 2009, ISBN:9780973782554:

Seller ID: 107215

WHITMAN, Dave. Always on Call!! : History and Stories of the Lawrencetown &District Fire Department. (Paradise, NS: Bailey Chase Books, 2009). Pp. (8 ),[1]-193,(1). Illustrated, largely in black and white, though with a few pages of colour photos at rear. 4to, illustrated red, yellow and black card covers with black and white lettering to front cover, orange lettering to spine. "Volunteer Fire Fighters are essential to the protection of our way of life. Without volunteers, most communities would have no fire protection at all, they simply could not afford it. This is the history and storie... View more info

Amazing Stories from New Brunswick. signed pbk.

By: CLARK, Peter D.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penniac Books, Durham Bridge, NB, 2002, ISBN:0969964854:

Seller ID: 71062

CLARK, Peter D. Amazing Stories from New Brunswick . (Durham Bridge, NB): Penniac Books, (2002). Pp. (10),1-93,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. A collection of New Brunswick folklore and anecdotes of eniment personages. Vg. Signed and dated by Clark on the half-title. 9.00 View more info

Among the Inuit. First Edition, Signed

By: SEMENIUK, Robert BRODY, Hugh DAVIS, Wade

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 2007, ISBN:189685110X:

Seller ID: 115977

SEMENIUK, Robert. Among the Inuit. Vancouver : Raincoast Books, (2007). First Printing. Pp (6),7-85,(3),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Large 8vo (183 x 257 mm), brown cloth front board & spine, photo-illustrated paper-covered rear board, white & red lettering to spine. Robert Semeniuk (b. Big Valley, Alberta). "Robert Semeniuk first went to the Canadian Arctic in 1968 and has been back many times since. Here are 70 of hist astonishing photos, taken over three decades of living and traveklking with some of the world's last remaining nomadic hunters." - from the rear. Contents : Statement by Pete... View more info

Among the Others : Encounters with the forgotten Turkmen of Iraq. Signed

By: TAYLOR, Scott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Esprit de Corps, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:1895896266:

Seller ID: 81566

TAYLOR, Scott. Among the "Others" : Encounters with the forgotten Turkmen of Iraq . [Includes author's hostage ordeal "Five Days in Hell" captured by Ansar al-Islam terrorists]. (Ottawa): Esprit de Corps Books, (2004). Pp. [1]-208. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with blue spine. "Despite constituting approximately ten percent of Iraq's population, the 'forgotten' Turkmen are often grouped with other factions when foreign analysts and commentators refer to the ethnic makeup of Iraq. In discussions concerning post-war political representation, it is common to ... View more info

Amy Avocet : The Back Bay Ballerina. 1st US no dj. signed


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books, Newport Beach, CA, 1983, ISBN:0939126060:

Seller ID: 17603

PIZZO, Joan. Amy Avocet : The Back Bay Ballerina. Illustrations by Clyde Geronimi. (Newport Beach, CA : Back Bay Books, 1983). First Edition. Pp (36).Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue boards. Sticker residue to front cover, remnant of scotch tape to half-title page, else very good. Signed by the a uthor. 20.00 View more info

And I Shall Fly. 1st pr. signed

By: LEIGH, Z.Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CANAV Books, 1985, ISBN:0969070365:

Seller ID: 63441

LEIGH, Z.Lewis. And I Shall Fly. Tor.: CANAV Books, (1985). First Printing.Pp (8),ix-x,(2),1-211,(1) + 16 pages of photos. 8vo, card covers. Chapter 27: Goose Commander (pp. 177-181). Leigh b.1906. Nanmestamps, else vg. Signed by the author to title page. 20.00 View more info

Angel of Grozny : Orphans of a Forgotten War. First Edition in dustjacket,signed.

By: SEIERSTAD, Asne. CHRISTIANSEN, Nadia, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Basic Books, New York, 2008, ISBN:9780465011223:

Seller ID: 103697

SEIERSTAD, Asne. The Angel of Grozny : Orphans of a Forgotten War. Translated by Nadia Christiansen. New York: Basic Books, (2008). First US Printing.Pp. (6),[1]-340,(6). 8vo, black paper covered spine with blue paper covere d boards, silver lettering to spine. "In the early hours of New Year's Eve 1994, Russian troops invaded the Republic of Chechnya, plunging the countryinto a prologned and bloody conflict that continues to this day. A foreign correspondent in Moscow at the time, Asne Seierstad traveled regularly to Chechnya to report on the war, describing its effects on those trying to... View more info

Animal Uproar. First Edition, Paperback, Signed.


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Talon Books, Vancouver, 1987,:

Seller ID: 59123

BISSETT, Bill. Animal Uproar. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1987. First Printing. Pp. 128. 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers. A collection of the Canadian poet's works. Very good. Signed and inscribed by the author on the ffep. 20.00 View more info