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Klondike; the Life & Death of the Last Great Gold Rush

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1960

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 12322

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ chipped with light delamination, short tears & some creasing. Light yellowing of pages ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 + index pages; A classic Canadian history by someone who spent his first 12 years in Dawson City. Berton was born there after the big rush and was imbued with the history of the place by his parents, especially by his mother, Laura Beatrice Berton, who wrote the biographical classic 'I Married the Klondike'. View more info

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The Dionne Years A Thirties Melodrama

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1978

Edition: 1st; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17028

ISBN: 039307529X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear to DJ a couple of short tears, small chip to fore edge.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 6.50 X 1 inches; 232 pages; "An 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.In February 1998, a press conference was held by three tired 63-year-old women, who held up a sign that read JUSTICE NOT CHARITY. Eight days later, the Ontario government -- who had ignored the three surviv... View more info

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Just Add Water and Stir

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18392

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with short tears and dime size chip bottom fore corner of dust jacket. Thinning top corner of front free end paper from erasure. ; Stated first edition. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 222 pages; "Being a random collection of satirical essays, rude remarks, used anecdotes, thumbnail sketches, ancient wheezes, old nostalgias, wry comments, limp doggerel, intemperate recipes, vagrant opinions and crude drawings by" newspaperman and historian Pierre Berton View more info