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Sawchuk; The Troubles and Triumphs of the World's Greatest Goalie

By: Dupuis, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing Company, Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004994

ISBN: 0773760644

Condition: Very Good


Original trade paperback. No writing or damage. Sad story of another hockey star who died young, unnecessarily, as the result of another fight. 304 pp. View more info

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The Children's Book of Famous Lives

By: Duthie, Eric (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Odhams: 1960

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 000869

Condition: Good


Original light blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Very rare; only one other copy seen on internet. Ex-school library with evidence of card pocket and corner off FFEP. Inked initials on edge, OW good. 416 pp. View more info

Memory's Wall

By: Eaton, Flora McCrea

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited: 1956

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012526

Condition: Good to Very Good


Life story of a little girl from Omemee who becomes a director of the country's biggest department store. Lots of family information and travel experiences, as well as afternoons at the track. First free endpaper missing, but no other damage. 214 pp. with index. View more info

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David Livingstone, Foe of Darkness

By: Eaton, Jeanette

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow & Company: 1971

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 004866

Condition: Good Plus


Original white cloth decorated in brown on boards. DJ protected by mylar wrap. Deleted stamp, card pocket, and date due slip from Chatham Junior High School Library. No additional writing or damage except front hinge lightly cracked at title page. 256 pp. View more info

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H.M.S. Richards

By: Edwards, Robert E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hagerstown, MD, Review and Herald Publishing Assoc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002754

ISBN: 0-8280-1332-2

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon plasticized cloth with gilt signature on boards. Fragment of name and address label the only fault. The Voice of the Voice of Prophecy. 329 pp. View more info

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Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy

By: Ellis, James H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011888

ISBN: 1-55750-204-8

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper boards backed in black cloth. No writing or damage. From involuntary service in the British Navy to the crowning around-the-world cruise of the USS Constitution, Percival was a seagoing Paul Bunyan and a superb naval officer. - DJ. 242 pp. View more info

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In a Tall Shadow (Signed)

By: England, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Midwest City, OK, George England: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003737

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial card covers with photo portrait. Biography of his father, Dr. Stephen Jackson England, well-known clergyman of Disciples of Christ in Oklahoma, and first dean of Phillips Graduate Seminary. Previous owner's names. 235 pp. View more info

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Borden

By: English, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited: 1977

Edition: First -Number Line Contains 1

Seller ID: 009554

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ chipped and torn head and foot, but nearly complete. Borden came from Grand Pre, Nova Scotia, but after a few years teaching (without benefit of degree) he managed to secure a position as an articling lawyer in Halifax. Credit Charles Tupper. After Tupper left the firm to enter politics and the other partner, Graham, entered the bench, Borden was the main man in the Halifax firm. Soon after, Tupper invited Borden to run for electi... View more info

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Citizen of the World; The Life of Pierre Eliott Trudeau (Volume I, 1919-1968)

By: English, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf Canada: 2006

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010119

ISBN: 0-676-97521-6

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ shows price of $39.95. As Landed Immigrants to Canada in 1969, my family and I viewed PET as a breath of fresh air. Athletic, artistic, and highly intelligent, he often frustrated the plodders and the punks by a turn of phrase or quick about-face, backed by the power of the executive. This book has name and/or price marked out on first free endpaper. 567 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Shadow of Heaven; The Life of Lester Pearson, Vol. I, 1897-1948

By: English, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lester and Orpen Dennys, Ltd.: 1989

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012406

ISBN: 0-88619-165-3

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. No writing or damage. Heavy book might need extra postage. 414 pp. with index. View more info

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The Autobiography of Medgar Evers

By: Evers, Medgar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Civitas Books: 2005

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 010498

ISBN: 0-465-02177-8

Condition: Near Fine


Beige cloth backed in black cloth on boards. Faultless condition. Edited by Myrlie Evers-Williams and Manning Marable. Evers was assassinated June 11, 1963, in the driveway of his home in Jackson, Mississippi. 352 pp. with index. View more info

The Life of Frederic William Farrar, Sometime Dean of Canterbury

By: Farrar, Reginald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 012784

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on boards lettered in gilt. Bookplate of Kingston Deanery, Diocese of Fredericton. Dean Farrar must have been one of the most talented and beloved members of the Anglican clergy. His son is the author. Gutter p. 40-41 glued to prevent separation. 361 pp. View more info

Recollections

By: Farthing, The Right Rev. John Cragg

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 012465

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. No publisher or date given. Rev. Farthing (1861-1947) was Anglican Bishop of Montreal for 30 years. Recommended to candidates for the ministry. 191 pp. View more info

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Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier; An Autobiography

By: Faughnan, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hunter, Rose, and Company: 1880

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 009351

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on blindstamped boards. The author was Colour-Sergeant of the 2nd Battalion, 6th Royal Regiment. white spots on rear cover. 360 pp. View more info

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Surgeon of the Seas; The Adventurous Life of Surgeon General Jonathan M. Foltz in the Days of Wooden Ships

By: Foltz, Charles S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008388

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original red cloth bordered in black on boards. "This book is a true narrative of naval life, battle, and far cruising...."-Preface. Folts was born in Lancaster, Pa., in 1810. He was comissioned Assistant Surgeon in the Navy before his 21st birthday, and ended his military career under Admiral Farragut on the Mississippi during the American Civil War. Uncut pages. 351 pp. plus Index. View more info

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Mordecai; The Life and Times

By: Foran, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf Canada: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010893

ISBN: 978-0-676-97963

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth backed in black on boards. No writing or damage. Tiny rust speck on front edges. 738 pp. with index. View more info

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The Life of Charles Dickens; Vol. II. 1842-1852

By: Forster, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1873

Seller ID: 011530

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Bust of Dickens in gilt. Several illustrations, but some are waterstained. Please note that this volume covers only 1842-1852, so there must be at least one later volume. One of the most prolific and popular authors of his time, he suffered widespread plagiarism of his work, particularly by American authors. 494 pp. View more info

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From Old Hollywood to New Brunswick

By: Foster, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Publishing , Limited:

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011046

ISBN: 978-1-77108-072

Condition: Near Fine


Color cover paperback. No writing or damage. The author served as publicist in Hollywood, and now writes from Riverview, New Brunswick. 165 pp. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln's World

By: Foster, Genevieve

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008375

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and address scrawled in pencil on dark brown endpaper - hardly visible. This book is a survey of world events during Lincoln's lifetime, as opposed to a biography of Lincoln. A broadening experience - to go through these events, asking how each of them affected life in the United States, especially the life of Lincoln. Text block on wartime paper is clean and easily readable. Covers show normal soil and wear accu... View more info

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Cromwell; The Lord Protector

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Konecky & Konecky: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006757

ISBN: 1568520859

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue paper boards. DJ has portrait of Cromwell. Heavy book will need extra postage. Faultless condition. The government of himself, War and peace, The Commonwealth of England, Lord Protector. 744 pp. View more info