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Belling the Cat: Essays, Reports and Opinions ---by Mordecai Richler -a Signed Copy

By: Richler, Mordecai (signed),

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Knopf Canada, 1998, 1st edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153120

ISBN: 0676971520

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, small ink date on front blank endpaper, signed without inscription by Richler on the half title page, a nice clear signature, 340 pages, ---"More than forty years of scribble, scribble, scribble, and I have been sued only once..." But this collection of essays is no less a pleasure to read for all that. Mordecai Richler is an exuberant essayist, with a combative wit and sharp eye, regularly offending some, endearing himself mightily to others, and always hugely entertaining. Like all great satirists, he is passionate abo... View more info

Image for Old Settlers' Remedies / Cape Sable Historical Society, Barrington, Nova Scotia ( Settlers / Settler's )

Old Settlers' Remedies / Cape Sable Historical Society, Barrington, Nova Scotia ( Settlers / Settler's )

By: Robertson, Marion / Cape Sable Historical Society, Barrington, Nova Scotia

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Windsor, Nova Scotia, Windsor, NS: Lancelot Press / Cape Sable Historical Society, Barrington, Nova Scotia, 1974, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1974

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157355

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.75 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and a bit of age toning to covers, a nice copy, 34 pages, includes cures for ague, apoplexy, blisters, boils, hair loss, consumption, chin cough, corns, fever, weak eyes, flux, leprosy, itchiness, scurvy, ruptures, tooth ache, kidney stones, etc., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Legend of Dr Pepper / 7-UP -by Jeffrey L Rodengen -a Signed Copy ( Cadbury Schweppes )( Soda Pop )( 7UP  / Seven UP )

The Legend of Dr Pepper / 7-UP -by Jeffrey L Rodengen -a Signed Copy ( Cadbury Schweppes )( Soda Pop )( 7UP / Seven UP )

By: Rodengen, Jeffrey L (signed); Foreword By Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy's International

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Florida, Ft Lauderdale, Florida: Write Stuff Syndicate, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154709

ISBN: 0945903499

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 12.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author, 143 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Oral-Motor Exercises for Speech Clarity: A comprehensive step-by-step guide / Talk Tools Innovative Therapists International  ( Speech Therapy )

Oral-Motor Exercises for Speech Clarity: A comprehensive step-by-step guide / Talk Tools Innovative Therapists International ( Speech Therapy )

By: Rosenfeld-Johnson, Sara

Price: $46.13

Publisher: USA, USA: Talk Tools Innovative Therapists International, 2001, 3rd Edition, 1st Printing: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162696

ISBN: 1932460004

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 9.25w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example but there is a short tear at the lower spine tip so a Very Good to Very Good+ example, internally this is Very Good+ to Near Fine although there is a bit of underlining, 238 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"A MUST for results-oriented professionals and parents in addressing the challenges of children and adults with speech disorders. Something so simple as a toy horn can be remarkably effective therapy tool when used in a hierarchy. playful childhood pursuits, such as blowing bubbles or drinking through a straw, are key to... View more info

Image for BRAVO magazine:  Roy Thomson Hall / Massey Hall ( Articles / Photos for Anthony Burgess; Robertson Davies; Nana Mouskouri; Oscar Peterson; Tilley Hats; Kathleen Parlow, Maud Powell, Marie Hall; Blyth Spirit; Las Vegas; etc)( 1988 Program / Harbourfront )

BRAVO magazine: Roy Thomson Hall / Massey Hall ( Articles / Photos for Anthony Burgess; Robertson Davies; Nana Mouskouri; Oscar Peterson; Tilley Hats; Kathleen Parlow, Maud Powell, Marie Hall; Blyth Spirit; Las Vegas; etc)( 1988 Program / Harbourfront )

By: Roy Thomson Hall / Massey Hall; Laurie Payne (ed.) Anthony Burgess; Robertson Davies(related); John Lawrence Reynolds (contributor)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Bravo Magazine - Roy Thomson Hall / Massey Hall / Harbourfront Readings Series, 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159885

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------magazine, a very good+ example with a bit of light rubbing, various articles and blurbs about the upcoming season including brief bios for Burgess and Davies, Harbourfront reading program (single page ) laid in, 91 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for An Obsession with Butterflies:  Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect  -a Signed Copy

An Obsession with Butterflies: Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect -a Signed Copy

By: Russell, Sharman Apt (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussetts, Cambridge, MA.: Perseus, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 143331

ISBN: 0738206997

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed in year of publication by the author, remainder mark otherwise close to new in appearance, tight, square binding, 238 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: A Note on names; Obsession; Tough Love; You Need a Friend; Metamorphosis; Butterfly Brains; Butterfly Matisse; Love Stories; The Single Mom; On the Move; In the Land of Butterflies; The Natural History Museum; Not a Butterfly; Timeline; The Business of Butterflies; Air and Angels, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Everest 1933 -by Hugh Ruttledge ( Fold-Out Map is Intact ) ( Expedition to Climb Mt Everest )

By: Ruttledge, Hugh; Foreword By Sir Francis Younghusband

Price: $39.53

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1936), 1st Popular Edition, First Printing Thus(5th Printing overall): 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159574

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 5.75w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, ink gift inscription on the verso of the front board, 299 pages, b&w photos, large fold-out map at the rear is intact, the 1933 expedition was led by Ruttledge who rejected a young Sherpa by the name of Tenzing Norgay, this climb was also the one where Sandy Irvine's ice-axe was found, Ruttledge also led an Everest expedition 3 years later in 1936, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a gene... View more info

Image for The Birds of Alberta with Their Ranges in Saskatchewan and Manitoba -by W Ray Salt and Jim R Salt -Signed by both

The Birds of Alberta with Their Ranges in Saskatchewan and Manitoba -by W Ray Salt and Jim R Salt -Signed by both

By: Salt, W Ray and Jim R (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Edmonton, AB: Hurtig Publishers, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154454

ISBN: 0888301081

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a slightly cocked spine, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, signed and inscribed by both Salts, small stain on rear endpapers (about 1/4 inch around), 498 pages, colour photos, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Nothing Gold Can Stay, The Wildlife of Upper Canada --- signed By the Author

Nothing Gold Can Stay, The Wildlife of Upper Canada --- signed By the Author

By: Sandercombe, W. Fraser (signed)

Price: $726.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, On: Boston Mills Press, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 142347

ISBN: 0919783309

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------limited edition, number 3 of 25. -gilt stamped oxblood leather. -173 numbered pages - signed and numbered by the author on the biography page. -end papers are a drawing of passenger pigeons in flight. - illustrated by the author with more than 80 b&w drawings. - book is made up of quotes from old manuscripts, diaries, and letters that describe the flora and fauna discovered by the early settlers, all strung together by accounts of the way things are now. Quill and Quire called it: " A book that is meant to make us feel guilty and good at the same time". - an as new copy, obv... View more info

Image for Bees:  Nature's Little Wonders -by Candace Savage -a Signed Copy ( Honeybees )

Bees: Nature's Little Wonders -by Candace Savage -a Signed Copy ( Honeybees )

By: Savage, Candace (signed) / David Suzuki Foundation, Greystone Books

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia / Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver, BC / Toronto, ON / Berkeley, CA: Douglas and McIntyre / Greystone Books - David Suzuki Foundation, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157820

ISBN: 1553653211

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.75 x 8.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed without inscription by the author, 127 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, ---"The bee may have a brain the size of a grass seed, but in its brief, five-week life it works as a brood nurse, wax producer, comb builder, honey maker, home guard, and floral forager. Bees: Nature's Little Wonders invites readers to take a new look at creatures that are both familiar and wondrously odd. It considers the diversity and biology of bees, including their peculiar sociosexual arran... View more info

Image for Flora of Manitoba -by H J Scoggan / National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 140 Biological Series # 47 (with ERRATA Slip ) ( Plants of the province )

Flora of Manitoba -by H J Scoggan / National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 140 Biological Series # 47 (with ERRATA Slip ) ( Plants of the province )

By: Scoggan, H J ( Homer John ) / National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 140 Biological Series # 47

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: The Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources / National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 140 Biological Series # 47, 1957, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1957

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164861

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.75h inches, a Near Fine example, errata slip tipped in, 619 pages, b&w photos, this volume appears to be a custom binding as there is no printing on the binding other than the author's name and title, no matter it would be difficult to find a nicer copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Tracking Marco Polo -by Tim Severin

By: Severin, Timothy ( Tim )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1986, 1st US Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152851

ISBN: 0872260127

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy, in an attractive Very Good price clipped dustjacket, usual library marks and stamps, library sticker on spine of jacket, 164 pages, b&w photos, ---" ---"From the creation of Adam to the present day, no man, whether Pagan, Saracen, or Christian .... ever saw or inquired into so many and such great things as Marco Polo.. " Tim Severin, author of The Brendan Voyage, took up the challenge from antiquity offered by Marco Polo. Using the great explorer's journals as a guide, Severin followed him all the way from Venice to the Hindu Kush ... View more info

Image for Making Yourself at Home:  Finding Your Style and Putting it All Together -by Jane Seymour -a Signed Copy ( Home Decor / Decoration / Decorating / Interior Design / Designer  )

Making Yourself at Home: Finding Your Style and Putting it All Together -by Jane Seymour -a Signed Copy ( Home Decor / Decoration / Decorating / Interior Design / Designer )

By: Seymour, Jane (signed)

Price: $46.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164752

ISBN: 075662892X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed without inscription by Jane Seymour, 191 pages, colour photos throughout, ---"The award-winning actress offers a visual tour of her own Malibu home to reveal the innovative design concepts and simple decorating solutions that she uses to create a beautiful home d├ęcor, in a decorating handbook that is enhanced by lush full-color photography, personal anecdotes, and helpful design tips and ideas."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARAN... View more info

Image for New Moon Rising:  The Making of America's New Space Vision and the Remaking of NASA -with DVD ( Inc. 3 Shuttle Stickers )

New Moon Rising: The Making of America's New Space Vision and the Remaking of NASA -with DVD ( Inc. 3 Shuttle Stickers )

By: Sietzen, Jr., Frank; Keith L Cowing; Foreword By Homer Hickman / Apogee Books

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, Burlington, ON.: Apogee Books, 2004, 1st edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159657

ISBN: 1894959124

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcove plus 3 commemorative stickers for shuttle flightsr, about 7 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, DVD is present, 280 pages, colour photos, contents include: Foreword by Homer Hickam; Author's Note; Prologue - Across a Hinge of History; Chapter 1 The Long Goldin Goodbye; Chapter 2 A Call To Duty; Chapter 3 Fields of Debris; Chapter 4 CAIB & Accountability; Chapter 5 Where is Your Vision?; Chapter 6 In Search of a Mission; Chapter 7 False Starts; Chapter 8 Closure & Decision; Chapter 9 Selling the Plan; Chapter 10 Hard Choices; Chapter 11 To Wo... View more info

Image for Fragments of America:  A Hard Look at the American Dream and Vision of Things to Come -by norman Spinrad / NOW Library Press

Fragments of America: A Hard Look at the American Dream and Vision of Things to Come -by norman Spinrad / NOW Library Press

By: Spinrad, Norman; Edited By Roger Lovin

Price: $98.93

Publisher: North Hollywood, California, North Hollywood, CA: NOW Library Press, 1970, 1st edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160017

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 5w x 7.5h inches, a solid Very Good copy, rubbing to the covers, light wear, small marks on the bottom edge of the text block, 315 pages, quite rare, the true 1st edition and NOT the modern made to order version, 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 The Stanley Rule and Level Company's Catalogue of Tools and Hardware - 1870 with the 1871 Supplement (a Facsimile edition)( Stanley Tools )

The Stanley Rule and Level Company's Catalogue of Tools and Hardware - 1870 with the 1871 Supplement (a Facsimile edition)( Stanley Tools )

By: Stanley Tools / The Stanley Rule and Level Company / Ken Roberts

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Connecticutt, Bristol, Ct.: Ken Roberts ( Stanley Tools / The Stanley Rule and Level Company ), 1973, 1st Facsimile Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 137875

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------stapled trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 84 pages plus supplement of 12 pages, the 1870 catalog was the first to list Bailey Planes and Spokeshaves, packed with illustrations of tools, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Face of the Tiger and Other Tales from The New War: Columns and Essays September 11th 2001 to Sept 11th 2002 -by Mark Steyn -a Signed copy

The Face of the Tiger and Other Tales from The New War: Columns and Essays September 11th 2001 to Sept 11th 2002 -by Mark Steyn -a Signed copy

By: Steyn, Mark (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Montreal, PQ: Stockade Books, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157564

ISBN: 0973157003

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, looks new, signed "with best wishes Mark Steyn", 351 pages, ---"In this collection of essays, Mark Steyn considers the world since September 11th - war and peace, quagmires and root causes, new realities and indestructible myths. Incisive and witty as ever, Steyn takes on "the brutal Afghan winter", the "axels of evil", the death of Osama bin Laden and much more from the first phase of an extraordinary new war."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Under a Spreading Chestnut Tree:  Basic Blacksmithing -by Charlie Sutton -a Signed Copy ( Blacksmith / How to / Instruction / Guide )

Under a Spreading Chestnut Tree: Basic Blacksmithing -by Charlie Sutton -a Signed Copy ( Blacksmith / How to / Instruction / Guide )

By: Sutton, Charlie (signed), Richard Milne

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario, Oakville, ON: Dolphin Press, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163949

ISBN: 0968409806

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, spiral bound, about7w x 10h inches, a Near Fine example, signed "Jan 20 / 2001 The Blacksmith 'King of all Trades' Charlie Sutton", 106 pages, b&w illustrations as well as a few colour photos, section by Milne on Blacksmith Safety Practices, 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 Sacred Balance:  Rediscovering Our Place in Nature ---by David Suzuki  -a Signed Copy

The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature ---by David Suzuki -a Signed Copy

By: Suzuki, David (signed) with Amanda McConnell

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre / David Suzuki Foundation / Greystone Books, 1997, 1st edition, Later Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155336

ISBN: 1550545485

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed "Let's find the balance. David Suzuki", 259 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"---"Consume and compete!" The message of the economic treadmill is loud and constant. But in this seminal work, David Suzuki argues that the real bottom line, and society's challenge today, is not debts and deficits, but the need to live full and meaningful lives without destroying the Earth's biosphere, which supports all life. Suzuki explores the physical, social, and spiritual needs that form the basis of any society that asp... View more info

Image for The Japan We Never Knew:  A Journey of Discovery -by David Suzuki -a Signed Copy

The Japan We Never Knew: A Journey of Discovery -by David Suzuki -a Signed Copy

By: Suzuki, David (signed); with Keibo Oiwa

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1996, 1st edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159483

ISBN: 0773729844

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed "Here's another Japan. David Suzuki", ---324 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info