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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

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

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

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

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

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 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 Invasion of Canada 1812 - 1813 ---a Signed Copy of the Limited slipcased edition ---by Pierre Berton ( War of 1812 )

The Invasion of Canada 1812 - 1813 ---a Signed Copy of the Limited slipcased edition ---by Pierre Berton ( War of 1812 )

By: Berton, Pierre (signed) ( Slipcased Edition )

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 165143

ISBN: 0771012357

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Fine example, no dustjacket as issued, signed and dated without inscription in the year of publication by Berton, housed in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ slipcase, one of a non-specified limited edition from M&S, 363 pages, ---"To America's leaders in 1812, an invasion of Canada seemed to be "a mere matter of marching," as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted. How could a nation of 8 million fail to subdue a struggling colony of 300,000? Yet, when the campaign of 1812 ended, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war. Three American armies... 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

Ships of the North Shore ( Pictou, Colchester and Cumberland Counties ) / Occasional Paper No. 11, Publication of the Maritime Museum of Canada ( Nova Scotia Shipbuilding / Towns

By: Blakeley, Phyllis R (compiler), Assistant Archivist, Province of Nova Scotia and John R Stevens, Curator / Occasional Paper No. 11, Publication of the Maritime Museum of Canada

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS: Occasional Paper No. 11, Publication of the Maritime Museum of Canada , 1963, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152725

Condition: Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 7 x 9 inches, a solid Good copy, exlibrary with some library marks and stamps but overall quite clean, 52 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, the majority of the book is captioned illustrations and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A History of Airlines in Canada

By: Blatherwick, John

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Unitrade Press, 1989, 1st First 1st Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152428

ISBN: 0919801668

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hard cover, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing to the boards, corner and lower spine tips are bumped, small flake at lower spine tip, no dustjacket as issued, 263 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction --- Major Trans-Canadian and International Airlines ( Air Canada; Canadian Airlines International; Canadian Pacific / CP Air; Wardair ) ---. Regional Airlines ( Pacific Western; Transair; Nordair; Quebecair; Eastern Provincial Airways; Maritimes Central ) --- Commuter Airlines ( Air BC; Time Air; Calm Air; Air Ontario; Austin; Ontario Express; Air Toronto; City Expre... View more info

The Strength of a People: Acadian History in General Terms -a Signed Copy -by Nicole ( Saulnier ) Boudreau ( Nova Scotia related)

By: Boudreau, Nicole ( Saulnier ) (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Pointe-de-l'Eglise, NS: Les Editions Marciel, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151377

ISBN: 0973524308

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a bit of light rubbing, signed and dated by Boudreau, 49 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Ontario Album:  Images of the Past from the Private Files of Terry Boyle (signed) and Ron Brown (includes:  The Golden Horseshoe; Toronto; Eastern Ontario; Southwestern Ontario; Georgian Bay; Northern Ontario ) ( Photographs )

Ontario Album: Images of the Past from the Private Files of Terry Boyle (signed) and Ron Brown (includes: The Golden Horseshoe; Toronto; Eastern Ontario; Southwestern Ontario; Georgian Bay; Northern Ontario ) ( Photographs )

By: Boyle, Terry (signed) / Ron Brown

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Polar Bear Press, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144409

ISBN: 1896757081

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------large (small oblong quarto) softcover, a Very Good copy witha bit of light rubbing, signed by Boyle, 143 pages, packed with b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; The Golden Horseshoe; Toronto; Eastern Ontario; Southwestern Ontario; Georgian Bay; Northern Ontario, very nice compilation of many rarely seen images, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Connecting File, The Royal Canadian Regiment, 1970 /and/ 1971 Editions -TWO VOLUMES -The Regimental Journal of the RCR

By: Britton, Captain R R ( Managing ed.); Lt-Col D G Loomis, Lt-Col J C Hayter; Major E H Weber, Lt B M Archibald, MWO J E Anderson (all Editors or Contributors )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Canada, Canada: The Royal Canadian Regiment ( The RCR ), 1970, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing for Both: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160630

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), one softcover and one hardcover, the 1970 issue is a softcover, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 126 pges, b&w photos ---the 1971 issue is a hardcover, a solid Very Good example, a bit of light wear, some sunning to the blue cloth and the spine, no dustjacket as issued, 170 pages, b&w photos, ---these were issued to keep former members up-to-date on all news for the Regiment including In Memoriam lists for that year preceding, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to... View more info

Image for Under the Surface of Crime:  The Autobiography of a Policeman of Canada and the Motherland -by Ex-Constable Jack Brown -a Signed Copy  ( Behind the Scenes with a Police Officer )

Under the Surface of Crime: The Autobiography of a Policeman of Canada and the Motherland -by Ex-Constable Jack Brown -a Signed Copy ( Behind the Scenes with a Police Officer )

By: Brown, Jack (signed), Ex-Constable

Price: $395.93

Publisher: Gardenvale, Quebec, Gardenvale, PQ: The Garden City Press, 1934, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155753

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, about 5.5 x 7.75 inches, brown cloth, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light edge wear, a bit of age toning to the edges of the boards, book is very slightly cocked, in the scarce dustjacket which has some chips and tears but overall looks very nice especially with a hi-quality mylar protector on the jacket, old newspaper clipping on verso of front board with offset to facing endpaper, signed and inscribed by the author "To G F W_____, Esq. with the best wishes of the author -Jack Brown, July 1934", 367 pages, NOT in WATTERS, any image directly beside this list... View more info

Image for Semper Paratus: The History of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry ( Wentworth Regiment )  1862 - 1977 ( RHLI )

Semper Paratus: The History of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry ( Wentworth Regiment ) 1862 - 1977 ( RHLI )

By: Brown, Kingsley Sr. and Jr. and Greenhous, Brereton

Price: $31.61

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Historical Association ( RHLI ), 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160872

ISBN: 0969075405

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 6w x 9h inches. a solid Very Good example, ink name and date, 446 pages, contents include: Dedication; Foreword; Preface; The First Mess Dinner; Early Days; a Change of Command; On Active Service; Ridgeway; Lessons Learned; The Late Victorian Years; The south African War; The twentieth Century; The great War; An ' In Between ' Time; The Second World War; Operation Jubilee; The Return to Europe; Verrieres Ridge; Back to Dieppe; Dieppe to Woensdrecht; South Beveland & the Watch on the Maas; The Drive to the Rhine; Xanten - the Last Battle; Forty Years on; Credi... View more info