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Image for Country Churchyards / Eglises De Campagne: Historic Churches of Prince Edward Island / Eglises Historiques De l'Ile Du Prince Edward ( English and French Text )( PEI / P.E.I. )( 6 Postcards Intact )( Post Cards )

Country Churchyards / Eglises De Campagne: Historic Churches of Prince Edward Island / Eglises Historiques De l'Ile Du Prince Edward ( English and French Text )( PEI / P.E.I. )( 6 Postcards Intact )( Post Cards )

By: Beck, Boyde / The Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Prince Edward Island, PEI: The Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159265

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine copy, 32 pages, all text is in English and French, b&w photos, special colour section of 6 church postcards, errata slip, covers 45 churches excluding churches in Charlottetown and Summerside, verso of the covers is a two page colour map of PEI showing thumbnails of the churches covered as well as their map position, a nice production, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Facing the Open Sea:  The People of Big Tancook Island -by George Bellerose -a Signed Copy / Nimbus Publishing ( Nova Scotia / NS / Local History )

Facing the Open Sea: The People of Big Tancook Island -by George Bellerose -a Signed Copy / Nimbus Publishing ( Nova Scotia / NS / Local History )

By: Bellerose, George (signed) / Nimbus Publishing

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS: Nimbus Publishing, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159329

ISBN: 1551091208

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 10w x 8h inches, a Near Fine copy, signed without inscription by George Bellerose, 173 pages, b&w photos, from the rear panel ---"In Facing the Open Sea, three generations of Big Tancook islanders reveal, in distinctive voices, the unique economic and social conditions that have shaped their lives and the ties that hold families and a community together. Like residents of coastal communities throughout Nova Scotia and the Maritimes, these islanders have scratched out a living in tough times and enjoyed an unimagined affluence in fishing's boon times. No Tancooker... View more info

The Story of the Klondike: Stampede for Gold - The Golden Trail --- Written and Narrated By Pierre Berton - Folkways Records 33 1/3 Album with Liner Notes (contents: ntroduction; Description of Territory; Dawson City; The Klondike Valley )

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $65.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Folkways Records # FP 7108, 1957 ( 1959 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153014

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------33 1/3 record album, a Near Fine copy of the album in a paper sleeve as issued, cardboard liner, album notes are present and are Very Good (4 pages including cover) with light wear and a faint crease or two, the record sleeve is a Good example, name written on front panel, pull to front cover, pull to rear cover does not affect any text, tear along bottom and top edge of sleeve, sections on album are: Introduction; Description of Territory; Dawson City; The Klondike Valley, issued in 1957 this copy has a 1959 date on the rear cover of the sleeve, a scarce BERTON item, any image dire... View more info

The Golden Trail: The Story of the Klondike Gold Rush -by Pierre Berton / Great Stories of Canada Series ( 1st Revised Edition )

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1973, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161329

ISBN: 0770510523

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, 110 pages, b&w illustrations, only copy of this revised edition that I have seen in 25 years of bookselling, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Why We Act Like Canadians -A Personal Exploration of Our National Character ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton

Why We Act Like Canadians -A Personal Exploration of Our National Character ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton

By: Berton, Pierre (signed without inscription)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1982, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1986

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159016

ISBN: 0771013639

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with some small chips and tears, sunning to the spine, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, age toning to the paper as usually seen on this title, signed and dated Nov/82 by Berton, , 113 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Pierre Berton's Canada -The Land and the People ---signed By Pierre Berton

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148709

ISBN: 0773730958

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------large (oblong quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, signed by Berton on a tipped-in plate which seems to be common to this book, 207 pages, packed with colour photos, chapters include: A Nation in Search of a Railway; The Spell of the Yukon; The Mountains and the Sea; The New North West; The Shield; The Inland Seas; Cain's Land; Maritime Memories; The Frozen World, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Seacoasts---signed By Pierre Berton

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148710

ISBN: 0773730958

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------large (oblong quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, signed by Berton on a tipped-in plate which seems to be common to this book, 223 pages, packed with colour and b&w photos, ---"Nations are built from the relationship between a country's unique physical features and the people who live in and around them. Canada is a most spectacular example of such a glorious marriage. In this sweeping look at the country he knows so well, Pierre Berton has compiled the stories of twenty-five people who have shaped our history or been shaped and influenced... View more info

Niagara: A History of the Falls ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton ( Niagara Falls )

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150817

ISBN: 0771012128

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket, signed and dated in the year of publication by Berton, 480 pages, b&w photos, ---"Niagara Falls has always been more than just a natural wonder. The sublime beauty and awesome power of the great cataract have made it a magnet for statesmen and stuntmen, poets and poseurs, ordinary sightseers and exceptional visionaries. This book traces the history of the Falls and those drawn to it: industrialists who come to harness its power, movie stars who come to garner publicity, photographers who come to test new techniques, and hone... View more info

My Times: Living with History, 1947 - 1995 ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152093

ISBN: 0385255284

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and dated in the year of publication by Berton without inscription, 440 pages, b&w photos, ---"For fifty years Canadians have had a standing date with Pierre Berton--in Maclean's and The Toronto Star, on the TV screen in Front Page Challenge and The Pierre Berton Show, and in each of his successive bestsellers. In his passion for truth and justice, he has taken on issues few others dared to touch: sex, religion, racism, feminism, national hypocrisy, civil liberties. Now he tells the stories behind the stories. --Berton... View more info

Pierre Berton's Canada -The Land and the People ---signed By Pierre Berton

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152359

ISBN: 0773730958

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------large (oblong quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, signed by Berton without inscription, 207 pages, packed with colour photos, chapters include: A Nation in Search of a Railway; The Spell of the Yukon; The Mountains and the Sea; The New North West; The Shield; The Inland Seas; Cain's Land; Maritime Memories; The Frozen World, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

My Times: Living with History, 1947 - 1995 ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152906

ISBN: 0385255284

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and dated in the year of publication by Berton without inscription, 440 pages, b&w photos, ---"For fifty years Canadians have had a standing date with Pierre Berton--in Maclean's and The Toronto Star, on the TV screen in Front Page Challenge and The Pierre Berton Show, and in each of his successive bestsellers. In his passion for truth and justice, he has taken on issues few others dared to touch: sex, religion, racism, feminism, national hypocrisy, civil liberties. Now he tells the stories behind the stories. --Berton... View more info

Niagara: A History of the Falls ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton ( Niagara Falls )

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153301

ISBN: 0771012128

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and dated in the year of publication by Berton, 480 pages, b&w photos, ---"Niagara Falls has always been more than just a natural wonder. The sublime beauty and awesome power of the great cataract have made it a magnet for statesmen and stuntmen, poets and poseurs, ordinary sightseers and exceptional visionaries. This book traces the history of the Falls and those drawn to it: industrialists who come to harness its power, movie stars who come to garner publicity, photographers who come to test new techniques, and honey... View more info

My Country: The Remarkable Past -by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy (includes: Pirate William Johnston; Samuel Hearne; Billy Bishop; Robert Service;l the Last Beothuk; Charles Chiniquy; John Franklin; Ned Hanlon; Pierre, Chevalier De Troyes; C Bedaux; etc)

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1976, 1st edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153776

ISBN: 0771013930

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with some light edge wear, in a chipped and torn Good price clipped dustjacket, signed by Berton without inscription, 320 pages, b&w photos, contents include: The Great Cross canada Hike; The Pirate of the St Lawrence; Sailing Alone Around the World; Samuel Hearne's Epic Trek; Billy Bishop, the Lone hawk; The Strange case of the Brother, XII; The Last of the Red Indians; The Zeal of Charles Chiniquy; The Franklin Mystery; Bloody Sunday in vancouver; Ned Hanlon and the Golden Age of Sculling; The First Commando Raid; The Mysterious safari of Charles Bed... View more info

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1967 -The Last Good Year ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton ( Nineteen Sixty-Seven )

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156267

ISBN: 0385256620

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by Berton, 391 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Farewell to the Twentieth Century:  A Compendium of the Absurd ---by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy ( 20th C. )

Farewell to the Twentieth Century: A Compendium of the Absurd ---by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy ( 20th C. )

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157401

ISBN: 0385255772

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by Berton, 236 pages, ---"In this "compendium of the absurd," Pierre Berton looks back on some of the fads, follies, and fancies of his century--a period his grandchildren are already calling the Olden Days. In close to fifty essays, fables, and pseudo-documents, Berton covers a variety of twentieth-century customs, from modern funeral practices to Hollywood's immutable rules for movie car chases. He covers everything from TV talk shows that feature nutty female clairvoyants to James Bond... View more info

Image for The Arctic Grail:  The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818 - 1909 -by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy

The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole, 1818 - 1909 -by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $50.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162098

ISBN: 0771012667

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed by BERTON in the year of publication "To L__ Pierre Berton Merry Christmas '88", 617 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: ONE: 1. John Barrow's obsession; 2. The Croker Mountains; 3. Winter Harbour; 4. Fame, fortune, and frustration; 5. Innuee and kabloonas; –TWO: 1. Franklin's Folly; 2. Miss Porden's core of steel; 3. Fury Beach; 4. The silken flag; 5. Treadmill to the Pole; THREE: 1. Endless winter; 2. The indomitable Jane; 3. Enter the Honourable Company; 4. Prison warden; 5. A matter of honour; 6. T... View more info

Image for Pierre Berton's Picture Book of Niagara Falls -by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy ( Rare Paintings / Forgotten Photographs )( New York / Ontario History )( Marilyn Monroe related)

Pierre Berton's Picture Book of Niagara Falls -by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy ( Rare Paintings / Forgotten Photographs )( New York / Ontario History )( Marilyn Monroe related)

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163723

ISBN: 0771012144

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 9w x 11h inches, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, ---really -this looks new, signed without inscription by Berton, 160 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, includines some marilyn Monroe images and quotes, in almost 30 years of selling books this is the only copy I have seen signed and this one is in great condition, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ---"The first man to describe this natural wonder, Father Louis Hennepin, in 1678, also provided material for the first drawing of the Falls, an engraving that wildly exaggerated the hei... View more info

Image for Niagara:  A History of the Falls ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton ( Niagara Falls )

Niagara: A History of the Falls ---a Signed Copy ---by Pierre Berton ( Niagara Falls )

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163845

ISBN: 0771012128

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and dated in the year of publication by Berton "To A____ Pierre Berton Nov '92", , 480 pages, b&w photos, ---"Niagara Falls has always been more than just a natural wonder. The sublime beauty and awesome power of the great cataract have made it a magnet for statesmen and stuntmen, poets and poseurs, ordinary sightseers and exceptional visionaries. This book traces the history of the Falls and those drawn to it: industrialists who come to harness its power, movie stars who come to garner publicity, photographers... View more info

Image for The Battles of the War of 1812: An Omnibus (inc. Capture of Detroit; Death of Isaac Brock; Death of Tecumseh; Revenge of the Tribes; Canada Under Siege; Battle of Lake Erie;  Attack on Montreal )

The Battles of the War of 1812: An Omnibus (inc. Capture of Detroit; Death of Isaac Brock; Death of Tecumseh; Revenge of the Tribes; Canada Under Siege; Battle of Lake Erie; Attack on Montreal )

By: Berton, Pierre; Foreword By Charlotte Gray

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB / Allston, MA: Fifth House / Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163934

ISBN: 1897252013

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 7.25w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of light rubbing, 317 pages, b7w illustrations, ---"Pierre Berton, perhaps Canada's best known writer, recounts the compelling stories of the battles of the War of 1812 in this third omnibus in the Pierre Berton's History for Young Canadians series. These fast-paced narratives, written for pre-teen and teenage readers, recreate the battles that would shape Canada's future. --Originally printed as separate volumes in the Adventures in Canadian History series, the titles in the third book in the series, Pierre Bert... View more info

Storm of the Century: The Regina Tornado of 1912 ( Saskatchewan History )

By: Bingaman, Sandra, Foreword By Mayor Pat Fiacco / University of Regina

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Regina, SK: Canadian Plains Research Center Press / University of Regina, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149688

ISBN: 0889772487

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 10.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 118 pages, b&w photos, ---"An engaging story of one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history, Storm of the Century recounts the ?Great Regina Cyclone? of June 30, 1912. A path of death and destruction were left in its wake, and it remains the worst tornado to have ever struck Canada to date."---, contents include: Prologue; The Storm; The City; Wascana Park; 'The Best residential District'; In and Around Victoria Park; Downtown; The North Side; Caring for the Victims; Providing Essential Services; Cleaning Up a... View more info