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41 Cawker, W Glen

HUGH: A Hero's Biography ( Hugh Roger Cawker )

Ontario: No Place ( Ontario ): No Publisher / Self Published / W Glen Cawker, NO DATE ( 1980's - 1990's ? ), 1st Edition, First Printing
1985 0968832601 / 9780968832608
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8 inches, a Near Fine copy, 74 pages plus colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
151781


Price: 13.23 CDN
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My Journey -by Olivia Chow -a Signed Copy  ( Autobiography / Biography ), Chow, Olivia (signed)(wife of Jack Layton )
42 Chow, Olivia (signed)(wife of Jack Layton )

My Journey -by Olivia Chow -a Signed Copy ( Autobiography / Biography )

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing
2014 1443428299 / 9781443428293
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by CHOW on the title page, 328 pages, b&w and colour photos, ---"What drives Olivia Chow? How did she emerge from a turbulent childhood to become an inspiring political force? What influences and events have shaped her life? And how is she continuing her quest after losing her partner in life and politics? When she was thirteen, Olivia’s middle-class family moved from Hong Kong to Toronto, but the transition was difficult. Her mother went from having a maid to being a maid. Her father failed to carve out a working life for himself in Canada—frustrated and bitter, he lashed out at Olivia’s mother and violence darkened their lives. A rebellious yet playful child, Olivia discovered self-discipline and became an excellent student in Canada, studying fine art and philosophy at university. After graduating, Olivia worked for a time as a sculptor. Then, driven by a desire to achieve social change, the artist became an activist, and she launched her political career. --As a popular and much-admired school trustee and Toronto city councilor—the first Asian woman in that role—Olivia honed a grassroots approach and crafted progressive programs that enhanced the lives of others, especially children. Strong-willed, focused and passionate, Olivia got things done by bringing together people from all parts of the political spectrum. --In the mid-1980s, Olivia met Jack Layton. Their dynamic partnership, unprecedented in Canadian political life, made a powerful impact in Toronto, and on the national stage. Together, they forged a strong vision for a better country and for enlightened political change. But when her beloved partner and political soulmate died in the summer of 2011, how did she find the strength to move forward? What might we learn from her inspiring story? Those answers are here, in Olivia: My Canadian Journey."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo..
155611


Price: 30.52 CDN
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Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack -a Memoir By Austin Clarke, Clarke, Austin C
43 Clarke, Austin C

Growing Up Stupid Under the Union Jack -a Memoir By Austin Clarke

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing
1980 0771021313 / 9780771021312
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good (see description) Bob Young Cover Design
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, award sticker on front panel of jacket as often seen ( Winner of the Casa de las Americas Literary Prize 1980 ), 192 pages, an early book by the author of The Polished Hoe, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo..
147740


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Heart Matters -a Memoir -by Adrienne Clarkson -a Signed Copy, Clarkson, Adrienne (signed)
44 Clarkson, Adrienne (signed)

Heart Matters -a Memoir -by Adrienne Clarkson -a Signed Copy

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: Viking Canada / The Penguin Group, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing
2006 0670065463 / 9780670065462
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "For D____ Adrienne Clarkson Burlington 29 October 2006", 257 pages, b&w photos, ---"Adrienne Clarkson grew up in Ottawa after her family escaped Japanese-occupied Hong Kong in 1942. Decades later, she would become Canada’s 26th governor general. Clarkson reached out to Canadians everywhere, refashioning Rideau Hall into a real home and welcoming the public. Her determination to invest meaning in her official actions created controversy, and in her memoir, Clarkson reflects on the behind-the-scenes political machinations. Heart Matters is more than a public life remembered—it chronicles an astonishing journey through triumph and turmoil. Remarkably insightful and inspiring, it is an extraordinary work by an extraordinary Canadian."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
154452


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Conan Doyle ---by Michael Coren -a Signed Copy ( Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Biography / Sherlock Holmes related), Coren, Michael ( Signed )( Sir Arthur Conan Doyle related )
45 Coren, Michael ( Signed )( Sir Arthur Conan Doyle related )

Conan Doyle ---by Michael Coren -a Signed Copy ( Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Biography / Sherlock Holmes related)

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing
1995 0773729348 / 9780773729346
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Sheilagh Noble Cover Art
Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed by Coren, 212 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159342


Price: 26.53 CDN
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46 Crichton, Nellie (signed), Foreword By Valerie Smith

Muskoka, a Reflection -by Nellie Crichton -a Signed Copy ( Vacation Memories in Lake of Bays, Ontario Cottage Country )

Ontario: No Place ( Ontario ): No Publisher / Self Published - Nellie Crichton, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing
2001 0968912400 / 9780968912409
First Edition
Soft Cover
Good (see description)

Photo Cover
Signed
-----------softcover, a Near Fine copy BUT this was self produced by the author and is os of very unprofessional quality, pages are not even and are coming loose from the binding, signed and inscribed by Crichton, 80 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
149203


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Breaking Through the Wall:  A Marathoner's Story ---by Dolores E Cross -a Signed Copy, Cross, Dolores E (signed)
47 Cross, Dolores E (signed)

Breaking Through the Wall: A Marathoner's Story ---by Dolores E Cross -a Signed Copy

Toronto, Ontario: Chicago, IL.: Third World Press, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing
2000 0883781654 / 9780883781654
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a near Fine dustjacket, signed by Cross " Remember Rio 1/16/03 Dolores", 242 pages, b&w photos, ---"The autobiography of Dolores Cross's journey from the housing projects of Newark, New Jersey, to her appointment as president of Morris Brown College. She tells of her journey out of poverty, through the tumult of the 60s and the civil rights movement"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155588


Price: 22.54 CDN
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Need More Love:  A Graphic Memoir -by Aline Kominsky Crumb, Crumb, Aline Kominsky ( Robert Crumb related)
48 Crumb, Aline Kominsky ( Robert Crumb related)

Need More Love: A Graphic Memoir -by Aline Kominsky Crumb

London, England: London, UK: MQP / MQ Publications, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing
2007 1846011590 / 9781846011597
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Aline Kominsky Crumb
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a near Fine dustjacket, looks close to new, ---"Aline Kominsky-Crumb, one of the earliest female cartoonists, presents a collection of her own highly inventive and daring artwork from over four decades, along with unusual photographs and memorabilia. The road to becoming an underground- comics legend begins with Komisky-Crumb as a nice jewish girl from Long Island, carries her to Greenwich Village in the 1960's, and to California, land of hippy cartoonists, and on to a more or less sedate life with hubby(equally legendary R. Crumb) and daughter, Sophie. Her funny/sad tales show a woman bewildered by her place in society and determined to find her own way. These stories touch on every phase of her existence from childhood, to sexual obsessions, food, motherhood and, of course, her art. The book includes sharp vignettes of the Movers and Shakers - and the jerks - of the art and music worlds since the sixties"---, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155688


Price: 10.57 CDN
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49 Currell, Harvey (signed); Intro By Bob Currell ,

Byways and Bylines: 32 Trips with Harvey Currell -a Signed Copy

Canada: Canada: Trafford Press, 2009, 1st edition, First Printing
2009 1426910479 / 9781426910470
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Photo Cover
Signed
-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by Currell, 366 pages, b&w photos, ---Besides holding down a full-time editor’s job on a big city daily newspaper, Harvey Currell used his spare time for 49 years at the work he loved best—combing the byways and backwoods of Ontario—and infrequently even England and the eastern U.S.—in search of fascinating destinations never discovered by travelers who stick to the superhighways. Every week he distilled his adventures into a Trips column—from 1958 to 1971 for The Toronto Telegram and from 1971 to 2007 for The Toronto Sun. On many of his early expeditions he had two eager passengers, his young daughter and son. They would listen carefully as Harvey interviewed foresters, naturalists, archaeologists, farmers, conservation officers, potters, woodcarvers, trappers, glass blowers, gliders, cabinet makers and dozens of other specialists in many fields. --At the conclusion of Harvey’s interview, the kids would take over and ask their own questions. Often they would make notes to share their information at school the following week, sometimes before Dad’s story had appeared in the paper. Newspaper readers clipped and saved the columns, sometimes for years, before going on the trips. --In Byways and Bylines, Harvey recreates 32 memorable trips while sharing his own life story., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
151897


Price: 11.90 CDN
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50 Dionne, Annette & Cecile & Yvonne with Jean-Yves Soucy ( Dionne Quituplets (, Translated By Kathe Roth

Family Secrets: The Controversial & Shocking Story of the Dionne Quintuplets

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1996, 1st English Language Edition, First Printing
1996 0773758038 / 9780773758032
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
------------trade paperback, a Very Good copy, some light wear, faint crease on lower corner of front panel, 260 pages plus afterword, b&w photos, a nice copy, ---"They were the "miracle babies"--five identical girls born on a farm, who went on to become the biggest celebrities of their day. Now, for the first time, the three surviving Dionne quintuplets tell their story--from their bizarre, socially isolated childhood, to the physical and sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of their parents, to their inspiring triumph over their difficulties. Includes never-before-published photos."---"They grew up in the public eye, phenomenons from their birth. But for the Dionne quintuplets, the spotlight was anything but beneficial. Paraded about like circus freaks, they were socially isolated, victims to the sexual and physical abuse of their parents. Family Secrets is a memoir from the three surviving children: Annette, Cecile and Yvonne. While it details their tragic past, it also tells of their inspiring triumph over their difficulties and the recent apology from the Ontario government for having put the quintuplets through so much agony. This is a piece of Canadian history told by the people who made it, even if history wasn't all that it was cracked up to be"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
152102


Price: 33.18 CDN
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51 Dionne, Annette & Cecile & Yvonne with Jean-Yves Soucy ( Dionne Quituplets (, Translated By Kathe Roth

Family Secrets: The Controversial & Shocking Story of the Dionne Quintuplets

Toronto: Stoddart, 1996, 1st English Language Edition, 1st Printing
1996 0773758038 / 9780773758032
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good

Photo Cover

------------trade paperback, a Very Good copy, some light wear, 260 pages plus afterword, b&w photos, a nice copy, ---"They were the "miracle babies"--five identical girls born on a farm, who went on to become the biggest celebrities of their day. Now, for the first time, the three surviving Dionne quintuplets tell their story--from their bizarre, socially isolated childhood, to the physical and sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of their parents, to their inspiring triumph over their difficulties. Includes never-before-published photos."---"They grew up in the public eye, phenomenons from their birth. But for the Dionne quintuplets, the spotlight was anything but beneficial. Paraded about like circus freaks, they were socially isolated, victims to the sexual and physical abuse of their parents. Family Secrets is a memoir from the three surviving children: Annette, Cecile and Yvonne. While it details their tragic past, it also tells of their inspiring triumph over their difficulties and the recent apology from the Ontario government for having put the quintuplets through so much agony. This is a piece of Canadian history told by the people who made it, even if history wasn't all that it was cracked up to be"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
150892


Price: 46.48 CDN
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52 Eire, Carlos (signed)

Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy -by Carlos Eire -a Signed Copy ( Cuba / Child Refugee / Biography / Autobiography )

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: The Free Press, a Division of Simon and Schuster, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing
2003 0743219651 / 9780743219655
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed (see description)
-----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks newsigned "All the best, Carlos Eire" on a small tipped in plate dated 2003, 387 pages, some b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159550


Price: 46.48 CDN
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53 Engel, Joel ( Rod Serling related)

ROD SERLING: The Dreams and Nightmares of Life in the Twilight Zone: A Biography By Joel Engel

Chicago, Illinois / New York: Chicago, IL / N.Y. / New York: Contemporary Books, 1989, 1st edition , First Printing
1989 0809245388 / 9780809245383
First Edition
Hard Cover
Good (see description)

Very Good (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, usual library marks and stamps, library sticker on spine and rear panel of jacket, 353 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
151690


Price: 10.57 CDN
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Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits -a Saga of Love & Courage -Signed ( Mountain Climbing )( Mount Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, McKinley,  Aconcagua, Vinson Massif, Kosciuszko, Mt Everest ), Ershler, Phil and Susan (signed by both) with Robin Simons
54 Ershler, Phil and Susan (signed by both) with Robin Simons

Together on Top of the World: The Remarkable Story of the First Couple to Climb the Fabled Seven Summits -a Saga of Love & Courage -Signed ( Mountain Climbing )( Mount Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, McKinley, Aconcagua, Vinson Massif, Kosciuszko, Mt Everest )

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Warner Books, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing
2007 044657905X / 9780446579056
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, ink name, signed by Phil Ershler, signed and inscribed by Susan Ershler, 294 pages, colour photos as well as a few in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
160806


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Bettie Page:  The Life of a Pin-Up Legend --Signed By Bettie Page ( Betty Page ), Essex, Karen & James L Swanson, with a Foreword By Bettie Page ( Signed By Bettie Page )
55 Essex, Karen & James L Swanson, with a Foreword By Bettie Page ( Signed By Bettie Page )

Bettie Page: The Life of a Pin-Up Legend --Signed By Bettie Page ( Betty Page )

Los Angeles, California: Los Angeles, CA.: General Publishing Group, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing
1996 1881649628 / 9781881649625
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Fine (see description)

Very Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
----------hardcover, Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket, unread, signed by Bettie Page without inscription, packed with colour and b&w photos, 288 pages, contents include: Foreword By Bettie Page; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART ONE: PRELUDE to a PIN-UP: The Early Years, 1923 to 1936; Swan Emerging, 1936 to 1940; College Girl, 1940 to 1946; Drifting, 1947 to 1950 --- ACCIDENTAL LEGEND: The Camera Clubs; The Men's Magazines; Dark Angel: Fetish, Bondage & Method Acting; Trips to Florida; The End of an Era: Preparing to walk Away; Life Goes on, 1958 to 1978 ----- CULT ICON: The Revival Begins; The Muse, Art & Comics; In Vogue: Fashion & Style; Conclusion, The Real Bettie Page, quite scarce signed, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ---"The ultimate girl-next-door, and one of the most popular Playboy centerfolds, Bettie Page challenged the conservative 1950s, posing as a fierce dominatrix, and earning both a cult underground following and a Senate Committee investigation. This book chronicles Page's life and career, telling the incredible story of a woman who has left an indeliable mark on the history of popular culture. 500 photos"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
144155


Price: 797.93 CDN
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Saturday's Child:  Memoirs of Canada's First Female Cabinet Minister ---by Ellen Fairclough -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario related), Fairclough, Ellen Louks (signed), Introduction By Margaret Crawford
56 Fairclough, Ellen Louks (signed), Introduction By Margaret Crawford

Saturday's Child: Memoirs of Canada's First Female Cabinet Minister ---by Ellen Fairclough -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario related)

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: UTP / University of Toronto Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing
1995 0802007368 / 9780802007360
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of sunning to the front panel, looks close to new, signed and inscribed "To E_______ Regards Ellen L Fairclough", 179 pages, b&w photos, ---Ellen Fairclough is perhaps best known as the first woman in Canada to become a federal cabinet minister. Writing with the style and wit for which she was famous as a politician, Ellen Fairclough, now ninety, tells her story. Her reminiscences describe her early life, her efforts More. --to become a business woman, and her experiences as a Progressive Conservative member for the constituency of Hamilton West (1950-63). Fairclough discusses the political factors that led to her appointment to the Diefenbaker cabinet, as well as other factors, including family values and the opportunities available in the bustling industrial city of Hamilton, that served as the context for her successes. While her story focuses on the politics involved, Fairclough also writes extensively about family life, friendships, and domestic detail. She attributes her success to the fact that she was a 'Saturday's child' who worked hard for what she achieved---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
156475


Price: 34.51 CDN
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Saturday's Child:  Memoirs of Canada's First Female Cabinet Minister ---by Ellen Fairclough -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario related), Fairclough, Ellen Louks (signed), Introduction By Margaret Crawford
57 Fairclough, Ellen Louks (signed), Introduction By Margaret Crawford

Saturday's Child: Memoirs of Canada's First Female Cabinet Minister ---by Ellen Fairclough -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario related)

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: UTP / University of Toronto Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing
1995 0802007368 / 9780802007360
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks close to new, signed and inscribed "To P_______ with best wishes Ellen L Fairclough", 179 pages, b&w photos, ---Ellen Fairclough is perhaps best known as the first woman in Canada to become a federal cabinet minister. Writing with the style and wit for which she was famous as a politician, Ellen Fairclough, now ninety, tells her story. Her reminiscences describe her early life, her efforts More... to become a business woman, and her experiences as a Progressive Conservative member for the constituency of Hamilton West (1950-63). Fairclough discusses the political factors that led to her appointment to the Diefenbaker cabinet, as well as other factors, including family values and the opportunities available in the bustling industrial city of Hamilton, that served as the context for her successes. While her story focuses on the politics involved, Fairclough also writes extensively about family life, friendships, and domestic detail. She attributes her success to the fact that she was a 'Saturday's child' who worked hard for what she achieved---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155852


Price: 37.17 CDN
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The Incredible Lou Ferrigno: His Story With His Step-by-Step Training Program and Special Techniques for Building a Superb Body -Signed By Lou Ferrigno ( Hulk related)( Bodybuilding / Bodybuilder ), Ferrigno, Lou (signed) with Douglas Kent Hall
58 Ferrigno, Lou (signed) with Douglas Kent Hall

The Incredible Lou Ferrigno: His Story With His Step-by-Step Training Program and Special Techniques for Building a Superb Body -Signed By Lou Ferrigno ( Hulk related)( Bodybuilding / Bodybuilder )

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing
1982 0671428632 / 9780671428631
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a short tear on rear panel, remainder dot on bottom edge of text block, signed on the front panel of the jacket by Ferrigno, 208 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
156426


Price: 66.43 CDN
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ZELDA:  AN ILLUSTRATED LIFE - The Private World of Zelda Fitzgerald / Harry N Abrams, Publisher ( F Scott Fitzgerald related) ( Zelda as Artist / Art inc. )paper Dolls; Figures; Cityscapes, Landscapes, Flowersalice in Wonderland; Fairy Tales, etc), Fitzgerald, Zelda (related); Eleanor Lanahan (ed.), Essays By Peter Kurth and Jane S Livingston ( F Scott Fitzgerald related)
59 Fitzgerald, Zelda (related); Eleanor Lanahan (ed.), Essays By Peter Kurth and Jane S Livingston ( F Scott Fitzgerald related)

ZELDA: AN ILLUSTRATED LIFE - The Private World of Zelda Fitzgerald / Harry N Abrams, Publisher ( F Scott Fitzgerald related) ( Zelda as Artist / Art inc. )paper Dolls; Figures; Cityscapes, Landscapes, Flowersalice in Wonderland; Fairy Tales, etc)

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Harry N Abrams, 1996, 1st edition, First Printing
1996 0810939835 / 9780810939837
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, a couple of very small crinkles on the jacket but overall this looks close to new, --- 127 + 1 photo (of ZF ), b&w photos as well as colour, a lovely book, ---Zelda Fitzgerald is best known as the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the quintessential novelist of the Jazz Age, the Roaring Twenties. At his side, she was the toast of two continents, a model for the ocean-crossing Flapper of the day. Much of Zelda's life was appropriated by Scott for his fiction, but her full story, particularly her own artistic ambitions and expressions, is not widely known. In addition to tracing Zelda Fitzgerald's personal history, this is the first book to focus extensively on her creative achievement, her painting in particular, on which she concentrated in the last fourteen years of her life. Although many of her works were lost and others were burned after her death by a jealous sister, Zelda's daughter, Scottie, saved more than 100. That legacy forms the basis of this book, which reproduces 80 of her best paintings. They range over a variety of themes: figures, landscapes, cityscapes, flower still lifes, and biblical tableaux. In addition, there are vivid fairy-tale paintings made for Scottie, and a group of intricate and beautiful paper-doll constructions created for her grandson late in her life. Also dating from that last decade, before her tragic death at the age of forty-eight in a hospital fire in North Carolina, is a group of fanciful cityscapes that portray her travels with Scott twenty years earlier. In addition to Zelda's paintings, drawings, and constructions, many biographical photographs, artifacts, letters, and other memorabilia are reproduced. An introduction by Zelda's granddaughter, Eleanor Lanahan, who knows the art more intimately than anyone and who has gathered it for the book, sets the scene. Noted biographer Peter Kurth paints a spirited picture of the tumultuous world the Fitzgeralds inhabited during the Jazz Age. An essay by art historian Jane Livingston offers insights into Zelda's art, examining works from different periods and placing them in the context of several of the major artists of her time., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159607


Price: 53.13 CDN
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Boswell's Children:  The Art of the Biographer ---a Signed Copy (inc. Aimee Semple McPherson: Fantasizing the Fantasizer? Telling the Tale of a Tale-Teller, La famille O'Leary de Quebec, l'episcopat catholique romain d'origine irlandaise en Amerique, etc), Fleming, R B ( Rae Bruce ) (signed) (ed.)(Ged Martin; Francess Halpenny; Elspeth Cameron; David A Nock; Ken Mitchell; Janice Dickin McGinnis; Anna Makolkin; George Henri Dagneau; Chris Raible, David Rollor, Jesse Lloyd, Silas Fletcher; Ronald J Stagg etc)
60 Fleming, R B ( Rae Bruce ) (signed) (ed.)(Ged Martin; Francess Halpenny; Elspeth Cameron; David A Nock; Ken Mitchell; Janice Dickin McGinnis; Anna Makolkin; George Henri Dagneau; Chris Raible, David Rollor, Jesse Lloyd, Silas Fletcher; Ronald J Stagg etc)

Boswell's Children: The Art of the Biographer ---a Signed Copy (inc. Aimee Semple McPherson: Fantasizing the Fantasizer? Telling the Tale of a Tale-Teller, La famille O'Leary de Quebec, l'episcopat catholique romain d'origine irlandaise en Amerique, etc)

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing
1992 155002177x / 9781550021776
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author, 268 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Foreword: Biography and History by Ged Martin, Part One: Expectations - 1 Expectations of Biography by Francess Halpenny, Part Two: Truth in Biography - Truth in Biography by Elspeth Cameron, Biographical Truth by David A. Nock, Living the Biography, or, the Importance of Being Norman by Ken Mitchell; Part Three: Biographer and Subject: Lisisons Dangereuses - Aimee Semple McPherson: Fantasizing the Fantasizer? Telling the Tale of a Tale-Teller by Janice Dickin McGinnis, Galt versus Byron: "I" and "Other" in Biography by Anna Makolkin; La famille O'Leary de Quebec, l'episcopat catholique romain d'origine irlandaise en Amerique du Nord au XIX siecle: Deut attitudes by George Henri Dagneau, Part Four: On the Edge of History - Strive On! James, Son of William Lyon Mackenzie by Chris Raible, William Patrick: Ecumenical and Econimical Presbyterian by David Rollor, Jesse Lloyd and Silas Fletcher: Two Well-Known Unknowns by Ronald J. Stagg, Henry Caesar Childers, 1868-1963: A Biographical Sketch by John Connor, "Things Are Seldom What They Seem" by Donald Simpson, Canadians in The Dictionary of National Biography by claire England, Part Five: Cultural Migration - Scottish Emigrations and Political Attitudes: Old Wine in New Bottles by Barbara Murison, Timothy Eaton: Canadian Capitalist, Irish Saint by Leon B. Litvack, Part Six: Laurier and McCarthy: Two Solitudes - Ecrire sur la carriere politique de Wilfrid Laurier: Quelques reflexions et hypotheses sur la biographie de personnages politiques au Quebecy by Real Belanger; D'Alton McCarthy, Jr.: A Protestant Irishman Abroad by J.R. Miller, Part Seven: History Enriched by Biography - Lord Lansdowne in Canada, 1883-1888 by John L. Gordon, Jr., The Challenge of Biography: The Case of Francis Hincks by G.A. Davison, Michael Collins and the Problem of Biography by Michael Hopkinson, The Significance of Biography in Historical Study: T.W. Anglin and th eEvolution of Canadian Nationalism by William M, Baker, The Two Solitudes of History and Biography by R.B. Fleming, List of Illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
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