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Image for Blond China Doll: A Shanghai Interlude, 1939 - 1953 -by Hannelore Heinemann Headley -a Signed Copy (with Blond China Doll bookmark )( Blonde )

Blond China Doll: A Shanghai Interlude, 1939 - 1953 -by Hannelore Heinemann Headley -a Signed Copy (with Blond China Doll bookmark )( Blonde )

By: Headley, Hannelore Heinemann (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Blond China Doll Enterprises / Triple H Publishing, NO DATE ( 2004 ), 1st Edition, 1st Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157131

ISBN: 0973580305

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperbacks, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine likely unread copy, a wee bit of sunning to the spine, signed by HH on the title page, as well this copy has been signed and inscribed by HH on the dedication page, 224 pages, b&w photos, laid lito this copy are a BCD bookmark, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Thomas Barnes of The Times: A Biography, With Selections from His Critical Essays. Never Before Reprinted ( The London Times )

Thomas Barnes of The Times: A Biography, With Selections from His Critical Essays. Never Before Reprinted ( The London Times )

By: Hudson, Derek; Edited By Harold Child ( Thomas Barnes / The London Times )[with Brodribb, C. W. (Charles William) ]

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1943, First Edition, 1st Printing: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156108

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a Very Good copy in burgundy cloth, browning to the front and rear first endpapers, pencil #s and red checkmark on front blank endpaper, a bit of fading to the cloth (and I do mean a bit ) ---in a Good dustjacket with sunning to the spine as well as a bit on the front and rear panels, some small chips, tear at upper spine tip of jacket is predominately closed, 196 pages, b&w photos, as well as Hudson's biography this contains the following essays b... View more info

Image for Baltimore's Mansion: A Memoir -by Wayne Johnston -a Signed Copy

Baltimore's Mansion: A Memoir -by Wayne Johnston -a Signed Copy

By: Johnston, Wayne (signed)

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Vintage Canada / Random House, 2000, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155587

ISBN: 0676972977

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by WJ, ---"In this loving memoir Wayne Johnston returns to Newfoundland-the people, the place, the politics-and illuminates his family’s story with all the power and drama he brought to his magnificent novel, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams. ---Descendants of the Irish who settled in Ferryland, Lord Baltimore’s Catholic colony in Newfoundland, the Johnstons "went from being sea-fearing farme... View more info

Image for LORRAINE:  Between You and Me:  The Autobiography ---by Lorraine Kelly -a Signed Copy

LORRAINE: Between You and Me: The Autobiography ---by Lorraine Kelly -a Signed Copy

By: Kelly, Lorraine (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Headline, 2009, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157429

ISBN: 0755317858

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5 x 7.75 inches, a Very Good+ copy, looks close to new but there are some VERY faint spine creases, signed by Kelly on the title page, 368 pages, b&w as well as colour photos, ---"National treasure Lorraine Kelly has been great company for years: a sunny, vivacious and loveable presence in your home. Now it's possible to get to know her even better as, for the first time, she opens up about her eventful life and tells her story in her own ... View more info

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Virginia Woolf -by James King - a Signed Copy ( Biography )

By: King, James (signed)( Virginai Woolf related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hamish Hamilton / HH, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156200

ISBN: 0241130638

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hard cover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, clean tight and square, in an attractive Very Good+ dustjacket, some very small edge nicks, short scratch on spine of jacket, signed and inscribed "For D__ with warm regards, James King / Ji, / August 2005", as well this copy has been signed by the dedicatee Vanessa King, 699 pages, b&w photos, ---This biography of Virginia Woolf includes previously unpublished letters and explores the relationshi... View more info

Image for ELVIS:  My Best Man -a Memoir: Radio Days, Rock 'n Roll Nights, and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley -by George Klein

ELVIS: My Best Man -a Memoir: Radio Days, Rock 'n Roll Nights, and My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley -by George Klein

By: Klein, George with Chuck Crisafulli ( Elvis Presley related)

Price: $25.01

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Crown Publishers, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164316

ISBN: 0307452743

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dsutjacket, looks new, 306 pages, b&w photos, ---"When George Klein was an eighth grader at Humes High, he couldn’t have known how important the new kid with the guitar -the boy named Elvis -would later become in his life. But from the first time GK (as he was nicknamed by Elvis) heard this kid sing, he knew that Elvis Presley was someone extraordinary. During Elvis’s rise to fam... View more info

Image for I'm Still Living -by Chava Kwinta -a Signed Copy ( Holocaust Memoir / Survivor )

I'm Still Living -by Chava Kwinta -a Signed Copy ( Holocaust Memoir / Survivor )

By: Kwinta, Chava (signed); Preface By Rolf Kalman

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: S & P / Simon & Pierre Publishing Company Limited, 1976, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1976

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161003

ISBN: 0889240353

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, tight and square, slight stress line on front gutter but the book is completely tight and square, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, a bit of rubbing and very small nicks at spine tips of jacket, generically inscribed on the title page by Ms Kwinta, 279 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Night Voices: Heard in the Shadow of Hitler and Stalin

By: Laskey, Heather

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario, Montreal, QC / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press / MQUP, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150876

ISBN: 0773526064

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 254 pages, b&w photos, ---"Night Voices tells the little-known story of young Polish Jewish idealists, survivors of the Holocaust, who chose to support Poland's post-war communist government in the belief that socialism offered the path to a more just society. It is the story of Poland in the years leading up to the war, the horrors Polish Jews faced during the Nazi occupation, the brief period of hope... View more info

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BEATRIX POTTER: A Life in Nature -by Linda Lear ( 1st UK Edition / Biography )

By: Lear, Linda ( Beatrix Potter related)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Penguin Books / Allen Lane, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163474

ISBN: 0713995602

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hard cover, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 584 pages, b&w photos, colour illustrations, ---"Peter Rabbit, Mr. McGregor, and many other Beatrix Potter characters remain in the hearts of millions. However, though Potter is a household name around the world, few know the woman behind the illustrations. Her personal life, including a romantic relationship with her publisher, Norman Warne, and her significant achievements outsid... View more info

Image for Marie Dressler:  The Unlikeliest Star -by Betty Lee -a Signed Copy ( Tugboat Annie related)( Biography )

Marie Dressler: The Unlikeliest Star -by Betty Lee -a Signed Copy ( Tugboat Annie related)( Biography )

By: Lee, Betty (signed)( Marie Dressler related)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky ( UPK ), 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163358

ISBN: 0813120365

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed without inscription by the author, 318 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 The Girl Who Had Everything: The Story of the FIRE and ICE Girl -by Dorian Leigh ( Fashion Model / Supermodel / Revlon )( Autobiography / Biography )

The Girl Who Had Everything: The Story of the FIRE and ICE Girl -by Dorian Leigh ( Fashion Model / Supermodel / Revlon )( Autobiography / Biography )

By: Leigh, Dorian with Laura Hobe ( Foreword By Dorian Leigh Parker )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Garden City, NY ( New York ), Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1980, BCE / Book Club Edition ( 1st Thus ): 1980

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157483

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a chipped and torn but generally intact attractive dustjacket, 227 pages, b&w photos, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for No Time to Cry -by Vera Leinvebers -a Signed Copy ( WWII Childhood Memoir )( Latvia / Latvian Child )

No Time to Cry -by Vera Leinvebers -a Signed Copy ( WWII Childhood Memoir )( Latvia / Latvian Child )

By: Leinvebers, Vera (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Bloomington, Illinois, Bloomington, IL.: iUniverse Inc., 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155718

ISBN: 1462058442

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a near Fine copy, looks new, signed and dated by the author twice, 221 pages, b&w photos, ---"Every story has a beginning, a journey, and an end. Author Vera Leinvebers's story begins in her beloved homeland of Latvia, just prior to the outbreak of World War II. Her early childhood is filled with joy and music, but this idyllic, carefree existence is irrevocably silenced by the advancing drumbeats of war. The journey that fol... View more info

Image for The Tune of the Hickory Stick: Tales of a Backwoods Teacher -a Signed Copy ( Northern Ontario )

The Tune of the Hickory Stick: Tales of a Backwoods Teacher -a Signed Copy ( Northern Ontario )

By: Leonard, Wilbur (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Ontario ): No Publisher / Wilbur Leonard ( Printed By Stan Brown Printers, Owen Sound ), 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147944

ISBN: 0969356005

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcovers, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and a few small marks, 94 pages, b&w photos, signed by Leonard, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for BRUCE LEE:  Artist of Life (chapters inc. Gung-Fu; Philosophy; Psychology; Poetry; Jeet Kune Do, the Liberation; Acting; Self-Knowledge; Letters )( Biography / Martial Arts /Actor / Kung Fu / Eastern Philosophy )

BRUCE LEE: Artist of Life (chapters inc. Gung-Fu; Philosophy; Psychology; Poetry; Jeet Kune Do, the Liberation; Acting; Self-Knowledge; Letters )( Biography / Martial Arts /Actor / Kung Fu / Eastern Philosophy )

By: Little, John (ed.) ( Bruce Lee )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Tuttle Publishing, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162151

ISBN: 0804831319

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 269 pages, b&w photos, ---"Bruce Lee was an intense man with such sheer concentration of energy that no one who encountered him, on screen or in person, could help but be drawn to him and his enthusiasm for life and knowledge. A voracious and engaged reader, Lee wrote extensively, synthesizing the thought of East and West into a unique personal philosophy of self-discovery. Bruce Lee: Artis... View more info

Image for Skull Rock Scandal, or, Confessions of a Chambermaid:  One Woman's Life and Death at Silver Islet - a Re-creation ( Ontario )

Skull Rock Scandal, or, Confessions of a Chambermaid: One Woman's Life and Death at Silver Islet - a Re-creation ( Ontario )

By: MacDonald, Bill

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Thunder Bay, ON.: Porphry Press Books, 1999, 1st edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147933

ISBN: 0968068634

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy,a bit of light rubbing, 194 pages, a fictionalized historical re-creation of the author's mother, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A Life in the Bush: Lessons from My Father -by Roy MacGregor -a signed Copy

By: MacGregor, Roy (signed)

Price: $11.81

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148870

ISBN: 0670880825

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by macGregor, 374 pages, b&w photos, ---"The CAA-Birks Family Foundation Award for Biography ---The 2000 Ottawa-Carlton Book Award ---The (U.S.) Rutstrum Award for Best Wilderness Book ---In 1929, at the age of twenty-two, Duncan MacGregor, the son of a lumberman, great-grandson of a voyageur, and an avid reader and baseball fan, headed off into the largest tract of preserved bush... View more info

The Dancer Who Flew: A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev -by Linda Maybarduk -a Signed Copy ( Ballet )

By: Maybarduk, Linda (signed) ( Rudolf Nureyev related)

Price: $17.09

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151421

ISBN: 0887764150

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 7.75 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author "For ___ and _______ with my very best wishes, Linda Maybarduk December 19, 1999", 180 pages, b&w photos, ---"Few ballet dancers have held the world’s attention like Rudolf Nureyev. Naturally talented and technically brilliant, Nureyev had a charisma that knocked the dancing world on its heels. This stunning book is a very personal ... View more info

Image for The Dancer Who Flew:  A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev -by Linda Maybarduk -a Signed Copy ( Ballet )

The Dancer Who Flew: A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev -by Linda Maybarduk -a Signed Copy ( Ballet )

By: Maybarduk, Linda (signed) ( Rudolf Nureyev related)

Price: $10.49

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154352

ISBN: 0887764150

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 7.75 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without a personalized inscription by Maybarduk, 180 pages, b&w photos, ---"Few ballet dancers have held the world’s attention like Rudolf Nureyev. Naturally talented and technically brilliant, Nureyev had a charisma that knocked the dancing world on its heels. This stunning book is a very personal glimpse of a unique artist through the eyes of a fellow dancer and fri... View more info

Image for McCann's Shorts: True Tales of an Irish Immigrant -by Dermot McCann -a Signed Copy

McCann's Shorts: True Tales of an Irish Immigrant -by Dermot McCann -a Signed Copy

By: McCann, Dermot (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Self Published / Dermot McCann, 2013, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2013

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157879

ISBN: 0991784502

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, former owner's embossed stamp, signed without inscription by the author, 156 + 2 pages, ---"Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1950, McCann emigrated to Canada at the age of three, and made his home in Guelph, Ontario from 1955 to 1993. Since graduating from the University of Guelph in 1970, he’s made a living as a teacher, carpenter/contractor, artist and writer ---In the tradition of true Irish st... View more info

Image for The Stream Runs Fast - My Own Story By Nellie McClung ( Autobiography )

The Stream Runs Fast - My Own Story By Nellie McClung ( Autobiography )

By: McClung, Nellie L.

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Thomas Allen, 1946, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156583

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy,some foxing to the endpapers, a tight, square copy, in a chipped and torn but generally intact attractive dustjacket, 1+ onch loss at base of spine of jacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 316 pages, b&w frontispiece, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info