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Annie Howells and Achille Frechette, Doyle, John Robert
1 Doyle, John Robert Annie Howells and Achille Frechette
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1980 0802054501 / 9780802054500 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Beige dust jacket a little dust soiled, short tears, glue mark on front cover. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 157 pages; Annie Howells was the daughter of the US Consul in Quebec and the sister of William Dean Howells. Achille Fréchette was a translator for the House of Commons and the brother of French-Canadian poet Louis Fréchette. Both were authors in their own right. After their marriage in 1877, they quickly established a distinguished social circle with such luminaries as the eventual Prime Minister, Wilfred Laurier, Alphonse Lusignan and Archibald Lampman. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Clear Spirit;  twenty Canadian women and their times,, Innis, Mary (Quayle)
2 Innis, Mary (Quayle) The Clear Spirit; twenty Canadian women and their times,
Toronto, ON Canadian Federation of University Women By University of Toronto Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Signed by Editor; Light wear to blue cloth covered boards, dustjacket shows wear to extremities. ; A tight solid book, price clipped ust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages; Brief biographies of such Canadian luminaries as Pauline Johnson, Agnes Macphail, Madame de la Tour, L. M. Montgomery and Emily Carr. A gift inscription by the Chairman of the editorial committee Vida Peene 
Price: 16.50 USD
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3 Mitcham, Allison Prophet of the Wilderness; Abraham Gesner
Hantsport, NS Lancelot Press 1995 0889995818 / 9780889995819 Paperback Very Good- 
Some creasing of front card cover; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 208 pages; Geologist, explorer, inventor, author, and founder of the first Natural History Museum in Canada 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Dionnes, Tesher, Ellie
4 Tesher, Ellie The Dionnes
Toronto Seal Books 2000 0770428312 / 9780770428310 First Paperback Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good 
Card covers show shelf wear, minor creasing, pages slightly yellowed.; A tight solid book. ; Mass Market PB; B&W Photographs; 6.80 X 4.10 X 0.80 inches; 322 pages; "A sensitive and candid inside account of the struggles of the Dionne quintuplets, from "million-dollar babies" to impoverished adults, and their ultimate triumph in the battle for compensation after years of exploitation. The miracle babies -- to this day the world's only surviving identical quintuplets -- were raised in a compound separated from their family and put on display for thousands of tourists. In addition to the personal struggles the three remaining sisters candidly relate, 'The Dionnes' recounts the stories of their friends, families, lawyers, supporters, and legions of admirers. 'The Dionnes' is a tale of humanity and courage, of family feuding and family solidarity, and of the long and painful road to justice." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Ship ahoy, sagebrush  An immigrant's tale, Van El, Alannah
5 Van El, Alannah Ship ahoy, sagebrush An immigrant's tale
Vancouver BC Seas Star Press 1994 0969746210 / 9780969746218 Paperback Near Fine 
Only slight wear to card covers; Bright solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 111 pages; An account of a family's immigration experience. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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