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

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

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1996, 1st English Language Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152102

ISBN: 0773758038

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------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 ... View more info

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

By: Eire, Carlos (signed)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: The Free Press, a Division of Simon and Schuster, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 159550

ISBN: 0743219651

Condition: Near Fine (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 View more info

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

By: Engel, Joel ( Rod Serling related)

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois / New York, Chicago, IL / N.Y. / New York: Contemporary Books, 1989, 1st edition , First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151690

ISBN: 0809245388

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------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 View more info

Image for 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 )

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 )

By: Ershler, Phil and Susan (signed by both) with Robin Simons

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Warner Books, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 160806

ISBN: 044657905X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 View more info

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

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

By: Essex, Karen & James L Swanson, with a Foreword By Bettie Page ( Signed By Bettie Page )

Price: $791.93

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles, CA.: General Publishing Group, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144155

ISBN: 1881649628

Condition: Very Fine (see description)


----------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... View more info

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

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

By: Fairclough, Ellen Louks (signed), Introduction By Margaret Crawford

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: UTP / University of Toronto Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155852

ISBN: 0802007368

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 ... View more info

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

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

By: Fairclough, Ellen Louks (signed), Introduction By Margaret Crawford

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: UTP / University of Toronto Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156475

ISBN: 0802007368

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 descr... View more info

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

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

By: Fairclough, Ellen Louks (signed), Introduction By Margaret Crawford

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: UTP / University of Toronto Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161616

ISBN: 0802007368

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks close to new, signed without inscription by 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... View more info

Image for 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 )

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 )

By: Ferrigno, Lou (signed) with Douglas Kent Hall

Price: $59.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156426

ISBN: 0671428632

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for 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)

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)

By: Fitzgerald, Zelda (related); Eleanor Lanahan (ed.), Essays By Peter Kurth and Jane S Livingston ( F Scott Fitzgerald related)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harry N Abrams, 1996, 1st edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159607

ISBN: 0810939835

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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-cro... View more info

Image for 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)

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)

By: Fitzgerald, Zelda (related); Eleanor Lanahan (ed.), Essays By Peter Kurth and Jane S Livingston ( F Scott Fitzgerald related)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harry N Abrams, 1996, 1st edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163605

ISBN: 0810939835

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, bumped upper corners, --- 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 appropriat... View more info

Image for 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)

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)

By: 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)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156083

ISBN: 155002177x

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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 Su... View more info

Image for Conversations with a Rattlesnake:  Raw and Honest Reflections on Healing and Trauma ---by Theo Fleury and Kim Barthel ( Sexual Abuse )

Conversations with a Rattlesnake: Raw and Honest Reflections on Healing and Trauma ---by Theo Fleury and Kim Barthel ( Sexual Abuse )

By: Fleury, Theo and Kim Barthel

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Canada, Canada ( North Vancouver, BC ): Influence Publishing, 2014, 1st edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155170

ISBN: 177141071X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 453 pages, ---"Following the release of his mind-blowing first book, Playing with Fire, Theo Fleury joins forces with world-renowned therapist Kim Barthel in a new book, Conversations with a Rattlesnake, coming out November 2014. The book is a raw and honest conversation, loaded with personal insights and cutting-edge information about healing from trauma and abuse. Fleury calls Barthel the -Wayne Gr... View more info

Image for H.G.:  The History of Mr Wells ---by Michael Foot ( Herbert George Wells Biography )

H.G.: The History of Mr Wells ---by Michael Foot ( Herbert George Wells Biography )

By: Foot, Michael ( H G [ Herbert George ] Wells related)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Washington, DC, Washington, DC: Counterpoint, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155379

ISBN: 188717804X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 318 pages, b&w photos, ---"H.G. Wells was at one time a popular novelist and journalist on both sides of the Atlantic. But since his death, he has suffered much criticism. Wells played a leading role in some of the most important controversies this century, including the fight for women's rights and the arguments between democracy and Communism. In this biography, Michael Foot, a long-time sympathizer... View more info

Image for A Jockey's Life:  The Biography of Lester Pigott ---by Dick Francis -a Signed Copy

A Jockey's Life: The Biography of Lester Pigott ---by Dick Francis -a Signed Copy

By: Francis, Dick (signed and inscribed)

Price: $131.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Putnam / G P Putnam's, 1986, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1986

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157907

ISBN: 0399131795

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a close to Near Fine dustjacket but there is a bit of sunning to the spine so a Very Good+ dustjacket, 338 pages, b&w photos, signed and inscribed "Sept 1986 W___ M____ & his fellow security guards at Bldg 'A' Sea Ranch Club. Very best wishes Dick Francis", the Sea Ranch Club was a condo complex in Florida where Dick and Mary Francis would spend part otf the year, any image directly beside this listing is the actual bo... View more info

Image for The Sport of Queens:  The Autobiography of Dick Francis  / The Armchair Detective Library - Otto Penzler Book

The Sport of Queens: The Autobiography of Dick Francis / The Armchair Detective Library - Otto Penzler Book

By: Francis, Dick / The Armchair Detective Library - Otto Penzler Books

Price: $46.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: The Armchair Detective Library - Otto Penzler Book, 1993, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157553

ISBN: 1562870483

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a black mark on the verso of the jacket at the lower spine tip, feels unread, 254 pages, ---The author of more than thirty best-selling mystery and suspense novels describes the exciting story of his journey from champion steeplechase jockey to successful writer, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Lessons from a Tour Bus Presents ALAN FREW The Action Sandwich: A Six ( 6 ) Step Recipe to Success By Doing What You are Already Doing ( Success, Thugs and Rock 'n' Roll ) -by Alan Frew -a Signed Copy ( Glass Tiger related)

Lessons from a Tour Bus Presents ALAN FREW The Action Sandwich: A Six ( 6 ) Step Recipe to Success By Doing What You are Already Doing ( Success, Thugs and Rock 'n' Roll ) -by Alan Frew -a Signed Copy ( Glass Tiger related)

By: Frew, Alan (signed) Withsharon Brennan; Foreword By Tim Long ( Executive Producer of The Simpsons )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: London, Ontario, London. ON: Binea Press, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159224

ISBN: 0973686391

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 251 pages, signed and inscribed "To J___ Thank you. Alan Frew", ---"Alan Frew knows that truth lies within each bite of THE ACTION SANDWICH and that THE ACTION SANDWICH lives in the space between life’s questions and answers. This is not a book of group-hugs or high-fives, nor will it win awards from the Moral Majority any time soon. That's not where it comes from. Alan writes with no apolo... View more info

Image for At Sea and Ashore ( Canadian Merchant Navy Seaman Memoirs )( Shipyards )( World War II / WWII )

At Sea and Ashore ( Canadian Merchant Navy Seaman Memoirs )( Shipyards )( World War II / WWII )

By: Gardner, Hamor

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Bloomington, IN: Trafford, 2007, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2007

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145871

ISBN: 1425105556

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Very Good copy, 154 pages, b&w photos, a recollection of incidents from Gardner during his time as a merchant seaman, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for 1982 ---by Jian Ghomeshi -a Signed Copy ( a Memoir )

1982 ---by Jian Ghomeshi -a Signed Copy ( a Memoir )

By: Ghomeshi, Jian (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking / Penguin Canada, 2012, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2012

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155583

ISBN: 0670066486

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, a few small faint smudges on the predominately white dustjacket, signed without inscription by JG, ---"In 1982 the Commodore 64 computer was introduced, Ronald Reagan survived being shot, the Falkland War started and ended, Michael Jackson released, Thriller, Canada repatriated its Constitution, and the first compact disc was sold in Germany. And that’s not all. In 1982 I blossomed fr... View more info

Image for 1982 ---by Jian Ghomeshi -a Signed Copy ( a Memoir )

1982 ---by Jian Ghomeshi -a Signed Copy ( a Memoir )

By: Ghomeshi, Jian (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking / Penguin Canada, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155584

ISBN: 0670066486

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, a few small faint smudges on the predominately white dustjacket, signed without inscription by JG, ---"In 1982 the Commodore 64 computer was introduced, Ronald Reagan survived being shot, the Falkland War started and ended, Michael Jackson released, Thriller, Canada repatriated its Constitution, and the first compact disc was sold in Germany. And that’s not all. In 1982 I blossomed fr... View more info