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Stumbling Along on the Trail to the Past

By: Baron, Aina

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Self Published: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19351

ISBN: 0991713109

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Gift notation on front fly leaf, slight wear to pictorial card covers ; Signed by the author on the front fly leaf. Bright solid book ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages; A touching memoir View more info

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Duff Patullo of British Columbia

By: Fisher, Robin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16646

ISBN: 0802027806

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light chipping and edge wear to dust jacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.50 X 6.50 X 1.25 inches; 445 pages; A biography of the controversial and colourful Premier of British Columbia from 1933 to 1941. View more info

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Dictionary of Canadian Biography / Dictionaire Biographique du Canada Volume X, 1871 - 1880

By: Halpenny, Francess G. & Jean Hamelin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13717

ISBN: 0802032877

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Usual library markings ; A tight solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Ex-Library; 1.6 x 9.6 x 7.4 Inches; 823 pages; The Dictionary of Canadian Biography is the definitive biographical reference work in Canadian history. "No serious student of Canada's past can function without access to this thorough, balanced and reliable source." Major personages receive multi page entries, much more information than you will find on Wikipedia. View more info

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McNab of Dundurn

By: MacRae, Marion

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Clarke, Irwin: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4631

ISBN: 0772004935

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 240 pages; Signed by author on title page. DJ in mylar. DJ has some soiling, small tears and chipping, price clipped. The biography of Sir Allan MacNab, the owner of Dundurn Castle, which was renovated by the City of Hamilton (Ontario) as its Centennial project. Allan MacNab was a railway promoter, Upper Canada government official, suppressor of the 1837 Rebellion, and builder of Dundurn Castle. View more info

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Furrows in the Sky The Adventures of Gerry Andrews

By: Sherwood, Jay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Royal British Columbia Museum: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17667

ISBN: 0772665222

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light edge wear. Prev. owner's name stamped inside front and back covers. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.80 X 0.70 inches; 239 pages; "Gerry Andrews (1903 - 2005) had many adventures in his 102 years. He was a rural school teacher, a forester, a soldier and a surveyor. His developments in aerial photography dramatically changed forestry in BC in the late 1930s and assisted the Allies in the D-Day landings. He referred to the process of mapping the landscape in an airplane as ploughing photographic furrows up and down the sky at 16,000 feet. As BC's s... View more info

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Young Mr. Smith in Upper Canada

By: Smith, Larratt William & Mary Larratt Smith (editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18564

ISBN: 0802023762

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ has short tears and light chipping, creasing to upper edge.; Inscribed by the editor, the author's granddaughter. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.10 X 1.10 inches; 215 pages; Larratt William Smith (1820-1905), a lawyer, not notable in his own right but his diaries give a revealing view of life in Upper Canada. These diaries are edited and presented here by his granddaughter. View more info