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My Heart Soars -by Chief Dan George, Drawings By Helmut Hirnschall

By: George, Chief Da, Drawings By Helmut Hirnschall

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Saanichton, British Columbia / Toronto, Ontario, Saanichton, BC / Toronto, ON: Hancock House / Clarke Irwin, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160196

ISBN: 0919654150

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, bound in rust cloth, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some light rubbing and some short closed tears, some sunning to rear panel, gift inscription on front blank endpaperr, a nice example of the 1st edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Beauty of Humanity Movement ---by Camilla Gibb -a Signed Copy

By: Gibb, Camilla (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, a Division of Random House Canada, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157130

ISBN: 0385663226

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by Camilla Gibb, ---"Tu' is a young tour guide working in Hanoi for a company called New Dawn. While he leads tourists through the city, including American vets on "war tours," he starts to wonder what it is they are seeing of Vietnam--and what they miss entirely. Maggie, who is Vietnamese by birth but has lived most her life in the U.S., has returned to her country of origin in search of clues to her dissident father's disappearance during the war. Holding the story together is Old Man Hung... View more info

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Seduction -by Catherine Gildiner ---a Signed Copy

By: Gildiner, Catherine (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155983

ISBN: 0676976530

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author, ---"During her decade in prison, Kate Fitzgerald has learned a few things. The best way to survive is to absorb yourself in your own world. Never make eye contact with your fellow inmates. And the last person you can trust is your prison psychiatrist - not only is he likely to be lazy and incompetent (really, why else wouldn’t he be getting rich off of well-heeled clients instead?) but if you complain about him you’re going to be labelled as a -permanent malcontent - and denied parole... View more info

Ison of the Isles: The Sequel to Isles of the Forsaken

By: Gilman, Carolyn Ives

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: ChiZine, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152365

ISBN: 1926851544

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, unread, ---Revolution has broken out in the Forsaken Isles. The islanders have risen up to drive out the Inning Empire, but still they have no one to unite them. Only an Ison can do that—a leader whose heart has been cleansed by the curing of dhota-nur. The power to create an Ison lies in the hands of three people, and none of them are heroes. Spaeth has the ancient Lashnura heritage, but does she have the stature? Harg has the military genius, but he utterly rejects the price of dhota-nur. And Nathaway, the Inning outsider, finds hi... View more info

Image for The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA:  The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA: The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

By: Heine, William C.

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON.: Paperjacks / Paper Jacks, 1974, 1st Paperback Edition, Later (14th)Printing: 1986

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162201

ISBN: 0770105610

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------paperback, a Near Fine example, the nicest copy I ahve had in 25+ years of selling, two school stamps, a bit of age toning to paper, unread, no creases, ---this was released in the US by an American publisher as DEATH WIND but was also released as The LAST AMERICAN by PaperJacks-presumably for export to the American market (copies of The LAST AMERICAN are otherwise identical to the Canadian Paperjacks edition but extremely scarce), "Almost alone on an empty continent --- Eugene Arnprior is one of a few thousand survivors after an uncontrolled plague strikes Canada and the United... View more info

Image for The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA:  The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

The Last Canadian -by William C Heine ( Released in the US as DEATH WIND ) (AKA: The Last American ) ( Basis for the Movie THE PATRIOT, Starring Steven Seagal )

By: Heine, William C.

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON.: Paperjacks / Paper Jacks, 1974, 1st Paperback Edition, Later (12th) Printing: 1986

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163151

ISBN: 0770105610

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good to Very Good example, a bit of age toning to paper, spine creases, front endpaper has been removed, ---this was released in the US by an American publisher as DEATH WIND but was also released as The LAST AMERICAN by PaperJacks-presumably for export to the American market (copies of The LAST AMERICAN are otherwise identical to the Canadian Paperjacks edition but extremely scarce), "Almost alone on an empty continent --- Eugene Arnprior is one of a few thousand survivors after an uncontrolled plague strikes Canada and the United States. The rest of the w... View more info

Image for Maria Chapdelaine:  A Tale of the Lake St John Country  ---by Louis Hemon , Illustrated By Wilfred Jones

Maria Chapdelaine: A Tale of the Lake St John Country ---by Louis Hemon , Illustrated By Wilfred Jones

By: Hemon, Louis, Translated By W H Blake

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Macmillan, 1924, 1st Illustrated Edition, First Printing: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157790

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good copy, fading to the spine, lovely illustrations, gift inscription and bookplate on verso of front cover, brief note tipped in on rear blank endpaper, a very nice edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Any Known Blood -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

Any Known Blood -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins / Harper Perennial / HarperPerennial, 2007, 1st Softcover Edition, Later Printing: 2007

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144779

ISBN: 0006391761

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light wear, signed without inscription by Hill, ---"Langston Cane V is 38, divorced and working as a government speech writer, until he's fired for sabotaging the minister's speech. It now seems like the perfect time for Langston ­ the eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father ­ to embark on a quest for his family's past ­ and his own sense of self. In a story that slips seamlessly from the slave trade of 19th-century Virginia to the modern, predominantly white suburbs of Oakville, Ontario ­ once a fina... View more info

Image for Some Great Thing -by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy

Some Great Thing -by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Turnstone Press, 2005, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2005

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146574

ISBN: 0888011679

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by Hill, ---"Mahatma Grafton is a disillusioned university graduate burdened with a famous name, and suffering from the curse of his generation -- a total lack of interest in the state of the world. The son of a retired railway porter from Winnipeg, he returns home for a job as a reporter with The Winnipeg Herald. Soon Mahatma is scoping local stories of murder and mayhem, breaking a promise to himself to avoid writing victim stories. As Mahatma is unexpectedly drawn into the inflammatory issue of French-language rights in... View more info

Image for The Book of Negroes ---signed By Lawrence Hill ( AKA:  Someone Knows My Name )

The Book of Negroes ---signed By Lawrence Hill ( AKA: Someone Knows My Name )

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2007, 1st Softcover Edition, Later Printing: 2007

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 147015

ISBN: 1554681561

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed and inscribed by Lawrence Hill, ---in the US, Australia and New Zealand this was released with a different title, news reports indicate that Hill's book was to be burned by a Dutch Surinamese group ( Federation for Honour and Reparation of Slavery in Surinam ) who object to the use of the term Negroes, ----"Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan, she becomes a scribe for the British, recordin... View more info

Image for Any Known Blood -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

Any Known Blood -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins / Harper Perennial / HarperPerennial, 1997, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1997

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147339

ISBN: 0002245671

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, signed without inscription by Hill, ---"Langston Cane V is 38, divorced and working as a government speech writer, until he's fired for sabotaging the minister's speech. It now seems like the perfect time for Langston ­ the eldest son of a white mother and prominent black father ­ to embark on a quest for his family's past ­ and his own sense of self. In a story that slips seamlessly from the slave trade of 19th-century Virginia to the modern, predominantly white suburbs of Oakv... View more info

Image for The Book of Negroes ---by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy  ( AKA:  Someone Knows My Name )

The Book of Negroes ---by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy ( AKA: Someone Knows My Name )

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2007, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162475

ISBN: 0002255073

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6.5 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, likely an unread copy, signed and inscribed "For Shirley all the best, Larry Hill Jan 28/08", ----- in the US, Australia and New Zealand this was released with a different title, news reports indicate that Hill's book was to be burned by a Dutch Surinamese group ( Federation for Honour and Reparation of Slavery in Surinam ) who object to the use of the term Negroes, ----"Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diallo is enslaved in South Carolina but escapes during the chaos of the Revo... View more info

Image for The Book of Negroes ---by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy  ( AKA:  Someone Knows My Name )

The Book of Negroes ---by Lawrence Hill -a Signed Copy ( AKA: Someone Knows My Name )

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2007, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162672

ISBN: 0002255073

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6.5 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, slight stress mark on spine from having been read, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed and inscribed in the year of publication "For C________Best wishes, Larry Hill August 19/07", ----- in the US, Australia and New Zealand this was released with a different title, news reports indicate that Hill's book was to be burned by a Dutch Surinamese group ( Federation for Honour and Reparation of Slavery in Surinam ) who object to the use of the term Negroes, ----"Kidnapped as a child from Africa, Aminata Diall... View more info

Image for The Illegal ---by Lawrence Hill ( Tipped-in Signature )

The Illegal ---by Lawrence Hill ( Tipped-in Signature )

By: Hill, Lawrence (tipped-in signature) ( 1st Edition, First Printing )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Tipped-In Signature / Signed

Seller ID: 157301

ISBN: 1554683831

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, likely an unread copy, signed picture of Lawrence Hill tipped-in (still loose) to this copy, ---"Keita Ali is on the run. --Like every boy on the mountainous island of Zantoroland, running is all Keita's ever wanted to do. In one of the poorest nations in the world, running means respect. Running means riches—until Keita is targeted for his father's outspoken political views and discovers he must run for his family's survival. He signs on with notorious marathon agent Anton Hamm, but when Keita fails to p... View more info

Image for Due Preparations for the Plague -by Janette Turner Hospital -a Signed Copy

Due Preparations for the Plague -by Janette Turner Hospital -a Signed Copy

By: Hospital, Janette Turner (signed )(aka Alex Juniper )

Price: $15.77

Publisher: London, England / New York, N.Y., London, UK / N.Y. - New York: Fourth Estate, a Division of HarperCollins ( Harper Coillins ), 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 158881

ISBN: 0007149271

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, visually this is a Near Fine copy but there is a slim stain along the length of the fore edge text block so a Very Good copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by JTH, the scratches that are seen in the accompanying scan are not on the dustjacket but are part of the design, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Culprits ---by Robert Hough -a Signed Copy

By: Hough, Robert (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House Canada, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153657

ISBN: 0307355640

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket, signed without inscription by Hough, just a bit of rubbing to jacket, a nice copy, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Me Too, The Bandy Papers Book 5 ---by Donald Jack

By: Jack, Donald

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153763

ISBN: 0385182287

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy with a very slight bit of spine cocking, in an attractive Very Good price clipped dust jacket with a bit of rubbing, short tear in the center of the spine has been repaired on the verso with archival tape, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Me too ---volume 5 of the Bandy Papers  -by Donald Jack ( Book Five ) (The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy )

Me too ---volume 5 of the Bandy Papers -by Donald Jack ( Book Five ) (The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy )

By: Jack, Donald ( Lamont )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart, a Douglas Gibson Book ( M&S / D&G ), 2002, 1st Editio thusn, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155935

ISBN: 077104383X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, unread, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Me Bandy, You Cissie ---volume 4 of the Bandy Papers  -by Donald Jack ( Book Four ) (The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy )

Me Bandy, You Cissie ---volume 4 of the Bandy Papers -by Donald Jack ( Book Four ) (The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy )

By: Jack, Donald ( Lamont )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart, a Douglas Gibson Book ( M&S / D&G ), 2002, 1st Editio thusn, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155936

ISBN: 0771043821

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, unread, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Me Too, The Bandy Papers Book 5 ---by Donald Jack -a signed Copy

By: Jack, Donald (signed)

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153764

ISBN: 0385182287

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ price clipped dust jacket with a bit of rubbing, signed by Donald Jack, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info