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A Small Country Living ---with Wind in the Ash Tree ---with A Small Country Living Goes on -by Jeanine McMullen ---THREE VOLUMES / BOOKS

By: McMullen, Jeanine

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England / New York, N.Y., London, UK / N.Y. / New York: George Allen and Unwin / Unwin Hyman / Norton editions, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1st Printing for all: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148889

ISBN: 0393030393

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are Near Fine copies in a Near Fine dustjackets, a wee bit of foxing to text block of the first SMALL COUNTRY book, 219, 205, and 262 pages, b&w illustrations, GOES is a US Norton edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A Change of Wings ( sequel to Ferry Command )

By: McVicar, Don

Price: $11.81

Publisher: England, Shrewsbury, UK: Airlife, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149645

ISBN: 0906393426

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 178 pages, b&w illustrations, picks up where Ferry Command left off, recounts ythe final days of the ferrying operations and McVicar's time as a civilian pilot including his time as a bush pilot in the canadian north, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Second Death of George Mallory:  The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everst -by Reinhold Messner ( 2nd )( Mt. )

The Second Death of George Mallory: The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everst -by Reinhold Messner ( 2nd )( Mt. )

By: Messner, Reinhold ( George Mallory related)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: St Martin's Press, 2001, 1st US Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159211

ISBN: 0312268068

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.75w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 205 pages, b&w photos, ---"As a boy, climbing legend Reinhold Messner was inspired by another legend: George Mallory’s tragic final ascent of Mount Everest in 1924. To Messner, and to thousands of others, Mallory’s attempt -whether or not it succeeded—remains the greatest exploit in the annals of mountain climbing. Though Mallory’s body was finally found, we have lost... View more info

Image for My Two Worlds: A Memoir of an Aristocratic Polish Childhood, War and Emigration to Canada -by Peter Mielzynski Zychlinski  ( Poland )

My Two Worlds: A Memoir of an Aristocratic Polish Childhood, War and Emigration to Canada -by Peter Mielzynski Zychlinski ( Poland )

By: Mielzynski Zychlinski, Peter ; Preface By Suzanne Swan

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Peter Mielzynski Zychlinski, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163963

ISBN: 1771360127

Condition: Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Fine example in a Fine dustjacket, looks new,161 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for JACK KEROUAC:  A Portrait - King of the Beats ---by Barry Miles ( Beat Generation / Literature / Biography )

JACK KEROUAC: A Portrait - King of the Beats ---by Barry Miles ( Beat Generation / Literature / Biography )

By: Miles, Barry ( Jack Kerouac related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Virgin Publishing, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155076

ISBN: 1852276088

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of crinkling at lower spine tip, 332 pages, ---"Meticulously researched, this is a compelling exploration of the complex man and extraordinary writer whose creative mishmash of joyous incoherence, drug-induced ecstasy, genuine mysticism, and constant craving has persuaded so many to take to the road. In conformist 1950s America, Jack Kerouac's On the Ro... View more info

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Bare Faced Messiah: The True Story of L Ron Hubbard ( Scientology related)

By: Miller, Russell ( L Ron Hubbard related)

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Key Porter, 1987, 1st edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164017

ISBN: 1550130277

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, some very small marks on the bottom edge of the text block, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ / Near Fine dustjacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector --- 390 pages, b&w photographs, ----from wikipedia---"Bare-faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard is a posthumous biography of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard by British journalist Russell Miller. The book takes a critical perspective, challenging the of... View more info

W O Mitchell COUNTRY -by Courtney Milne -a Signed Copy

By: Milne, Courtney (signed); Text By W O Mitchell (tipped-in signature), Selected By Orm and Barbara Mitchell

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153756

ISBN: 0771061064

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 10.75 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, remainder mark, lower corners are bumped, signed by Courtney Milne, there is also a tipped-in W O MITCHELL signature, 231 pages, colour photos throughout, photos from the prairies and western life with passages and writings from WOM, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage,, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and ... View more info

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Wild Goose Jack: Jack Miner's Autobiography - His Life and Religion

By: Miner, Jack ( Wild Goose Jack ), Preface By Manly Forest Miner , Contribution By John B Kennedy (taken from Collier's Magazine, December 3rd, 1927 ), Contribution By John F McGovern, Edgar A Guest; H R Wade; Boss Johnston, et al

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Ontario, Kingsville, ON.: Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation, 1969, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 143273

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with light wear and ever so slighly bumped lower corners, ink name and address on front blank endpaper, in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, 304 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Late Booking: My First Twenty-Five Years in the Secondhand Book Trade -by Paul Minet ( 25 )( Bookseller Memoir )

Late Booking: My First Twenty-Five Years in the Secondhand Book Trade -by Paul Minet ( 25 )( Bookseller Memoir )

By: Minet, Paul

Price: $26.33

Publisher: England, Old Knowle, Frant, UK: Frantic Press, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157030

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 8.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, former owner's bookplate on front blank endpaper, 199 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Stories of My Life By Ivan Clifford Morgan as Told to His Daughter Mary Morgan McKnight (signed)

By: Morgan, Ivan Clifford as Told to His Daughter Mary Morgan McKnight (signed)

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing, 2004, 1st Edition, 3rd Printings: 2004

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149126

ISBN: 1412031095

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by McKnight who may have also signed her father's name as the handwriting for both names is very similar (altho' it could be signed by Ivan ), 179 pages, b&w photos, ---"Stories of My Life: Ivan Clifford Morgan is a collection of fascinating remembrances chronicling 91 years of a life well lived. Recounting the sometimes harrowing history of his first ancestor in Canada. pioneer, John Matthews, Ivan ... View more info

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Eastern Passage -by Farley Mowat

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153735

ISBN: 0771064918

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 210 pages, ---"Eastern Passage is a new and captivating piece of the puzzle of Farley Mowat’s life: the years from his return from the north in the late 1940s to his discovery of Newfoundland and his love affair with the sea in the 1950s. This was a time in which he wrote his first books and weathered his first storms of controversy, a time when he was discovering himself through experiences that, as... View more info

Various Positions : A Life of Leonard Cohen ---by Ira B Nadel ( Biography )

By: Nadel, Ira B (Leonard Cohen related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, ON: Random House of Canada, Limited, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152089

ISBN: 0394224132

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ glassine dustjacket, a bit of light rubbing to glassine jacket, 325 pages, b&w photos, ---"For nearly forty years, Leonard Cohen has endured the ups and downs of an international career that has alternately identified him as the 'Prince of Bummers' and Canada's best known and most respected poet and performer ---Given access to Cohen's private archive of unpublished letters, journals, notebooks, songs, and other ... View more info

Various Positions : A Life of Leonard Cohen, with a New Afterword by the author ---by Ira B Nadel ( Biography )

By: Nadel, Ira B, with a New Afterword by the author (Leonard Cohen related)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Vintage Canada / Random House, 1997, 1st Softcover Edition, 2nd Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151307

ISBN: 0679308849

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a bit of light rubbing, 336 pages, b&w photos, ---"For nearly forty years, Leonard Cohen has endured the ups and downs of an international career that has alternately identified him as the 'Prince of Bummers' and Canada's best known and most respected poet and performer ---Given access to Cohen's private archive of unpublished letters, journals, notebooks, songs, and other writings, and incorporating interviews with C... View more info

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The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth -by Lillian Nayder / Cornell University Press ( Charles Dickens related)

By: Nayder, Lillian ( Catherine Hogarth / Kate )( Charles Dickens related )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press ( CUP ), 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163806

ISBN: 0801447879

Condition: Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, 359 pages, b&w photos.---"Catherine Hogarth, who came from a cultured Scots family, married Charles Dickens in 1836, the same year he began serializing his first novel. Together they traveled widely, entertained frequently, and raised ten children. In 1858, the celebrated writer pressured Catherine to leave their home, unjustly alleging that she was mentally disordered?unfit and unloved as wife and mother. Con... View more info

Beyond the Trees: An Arctic Experience -by Monica Newlands -a Signed Copy

By: Newlands, Monica (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: England, Cambridgeshire, UK: Melrose Books, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150673

ISBN: 1907040099

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed by the author, 145 pages, b&w photos, ---" Monica Newlands was born Monica Scott in Barbados and has lived, studied, and worked in Quebec, the Canadian Arctic, Newfoundland, Uganda, Kenya and Australia. She holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from McGill University and a B.Ed. degree from Memorial University in Newfoundland. She taught for many years at Combermere School in Barbados. She is currently the owner of a succe... View more info

Image for Giant's Dream:  A Healing Journey Through Nitassinan -by Nikashant Antane -a Signed Copy ( Innu / Snowshoeing Through Newfoundland and Labrador )

Giant's Dream: A Healing Journey Through Nitassinan -by Nikashant Antane -a Signed Copy ( Innu / Snowshoeing Through Newfoundland and Labrador )

By: Nikashant Antane / Michel Andruw - Alex Andrew (signed)

Price: $23.69

Publisher: St John's, Newfoundland, St John's, Newfoundland / Labrador: Creative Publishers, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154450

ISBN: 1897174535

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed on the half-title page Michel Andruw and also signed Best wishes Alex Andrew, 101 pages, colour photos, ---"This book invites the reader, through stunning photographs and vivid words, to accompany Giant (Michel Andrew) as he journeys 400 kilometres across northeastern Nitassinan (Labrador) on snowshoes pulling a toboggan. Inspired by his deceased grandfather’s counsel conferred in a dream, Giant... View more info

Image for In Quest of the Perfect Book:  Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman -by William Dana Orcutt ( Memoir )

In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman -by William Dana Orcutt ( Memoir )

By: Orcutt, William Dana

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA.: Little, Brown and Company, 1926, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1926

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157026

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy in brown cloth with gilt lettering and design, upper edge gilt, ink name and 1927 date on front blank endpaper, no dustjacket, 316 pages, b&w photos, colour frontispiece, 1920'2 former owners bookplate on verso of front board, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

School Days at Chatsworth: A Personal Memoir of the War Years - a Signed Copy

By: Park, Nancie (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Derby, England, Derby, UK: Derbyshire Countryside Limited, 2003, 1st edition , Later Printing: 2003

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148746

ISBN: 0851001173

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed by the author, 122 pages, b&w photographs, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A Child of Bliss: Growing Up with Mervyn Peake -by Sebastian Peake

By: Peake, Sebastian ( Mervyn Peake related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: Lennard Books, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151545

ISBN: 1852910577

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks quite close to new, jacket is in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Marilyn Monroe Confidential ( Biography )( b&w photos as well a a 2-PAGE Color Fold-out of Tom Kelly Nude [ Playboy ] Photo of MM )

Marilyn Monroe Confidential ( Biography )( b&w photos as well a a 2-PAGE Color Fold-out of Tom Kelly Nude [ Playboy ] Photo of MM )

By: Pepitone, Lena; William Stadiem

Price: $10.49

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y / New York: Pocket Books / Kangaroo Book, 1980, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing ( Canadian Imprint ): 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161627

ISBN: 0671830384

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Very Good example, a bit of light rubbing, spine crease, a bit of age toning to paper, 223 pages, b&w photos as well as a two page colour fold-out of one of the Tom Kelly nude photos of Marilyn on the dark red satin backdrop, this is a canadian imprint which for all intents is identical to the US edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info