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Statutes of the Province of British Columbia 1929

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, King's Printer: 1929

Seller ID: 11163

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Quarter leather spine with marbled paper covered boards shows wear to extremities, missing free endpapers. Some separation rear board, light foxing of page edges ; Statutes 'passed in the session held in the nineteenth year of the reign of His Majesty King George V. Being the first session of the seventeenth Parliament of British Columbia, begun and holden at Victoria on the 22nd January, 1929, and ending on the 20th March 1929 View more info

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Commission of Inquiry into Certain Events at the Prison for Women in Kingston

By: Arbour (Commissioner), The Honourable Louise

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Public Works and Government Services Canada: 1996

Seller ID: 15463

ISBN: 0662243552

Condition: Very Good


Light bumping of corners of card covers ; A bright, solid book Text unmarked; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 311 pages View more info

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Colour-Coded A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950

By: Backhouse, Constance

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18429

ISBN: 0802047122

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1.40 inches; 488 pages; "Historically Canadians have considered themselves to be more or less free of racial prejudice. Although this conception has been challenged in recent years, it has not been completely dispelled. In Colour-Coded, Constance Backhouse illustrates the tenacious hold that white supremacy had on our legal system in the first half of this century, and underscores the damaging legacy of inequality that continues today.Backhous... View more info

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Halfway Home - St. Leonard's Society

By: Bolton, Archdeacon Kenneth

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Lone Pine Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19310

ISBN: 0919433049

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Dustjacket heavily chipped with creasing and short tears, scuffed. Front free endpaper removed ; Signed by author on half title page. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; "In 1962, the first St. Leonard’s Half-way home opened its doors in Windsor to welcome men who had spent time behind bars and needed a secure haven to make a clean start. A practical and determined Anglican priest by the name of Thomas Neil Libby saw the need for a re-entry residence that would help the ex-convict navigate the passage from inc... View more info

The Law Marches West; Sir Cecil E. Denny & The North-West Mounted Police

By: Denny, Sir Cecil E.; edited by W.B. Cameron

Price: $14.50

Publisher: UK, Denny Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 13475

ISBN: 190368000X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Half inch closed tear top DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve; B&W Illustrations; 300 pages; This was originally published in 1939 View more info

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Letters from Nuremberg My Father's Narrative of a Quest for Justice

By: Dodd, Christopher & Lary Bloom

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Crown: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19379

ISBN: 0307381161

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.3 X 6.2 X 1.3 inches; 373 pages; "For some sixty years, the Nuremberg trials have demonstrated the resolve of the United States and its fellow Allied victors of the Second World War to uphold the principles of dispassionate justice and the rule of law even when cries of vengeance threatened to carry the day. In the summer of 1945, soon after the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, Thomas J. Dodd, the father of U.S. Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut, traveled to... View more info

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The Mob Politics, a Memoir

By: Drapeau, J. Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2008

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17096

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show light edge wear, Index at back of text has been stapled into book. ; A tight solid book. ; Inscribed by the author. This is a revised edition. In eastern Canada there has been much speculation about mob involvement with politicians and corruption. Drapeau looks at a some of these instances including the Dorion Inquiry and the Montreal Olympics View more info

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The Bruce Dubbin Memoirs ; Stories of a Police Officer

By: Dubbin, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15759

ISBN: 0988075504

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only slight edge wear.; Inscribed by author on front free end paper. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 166 pages; The youngest of nine children, Bruce was born in Saskatoon on August 22, 1932. After his early schooling there, he moved with his family to Alberta and attended Springbank School before settling in Calgary near 27th Avenue and 4th Street, finishing Grade 9 at Balmoral School. He later upgraded to Grade 12 equivalency. His first job was with Mannix as a labourer in their shop in Ogden and later went with him to ... View more info

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Quoniam Attachiamenta

By: Fergus, T.D.

Price: $33.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, Stair Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17655

ISBN: 1872517099

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt print on spine. Written in the original Latin on left hand pages with the English on the right, edited and translated by T.D. Fergus ; The Stair Society; 403 pages; "Quoniam Attachiamenta belongs to the latter part of the 14th century . . . It is a systematic handbook of procedure in the Scottish feudal courts, written by an experienced practitioner; . . . the book may be accepted as a guide to the practice, and in certain respects to the substantive law, which prevailed towards the close of the Scoto-Norman period." View more info

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Ready for the Defense

By: Garbus, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1971

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 13714

ISBN: 0374247668

Condition: Very Good-


Blue card covers show edge wear, first page missing top fore corner, paper rust marks extend to title page. ; A tight solid book. This is an uncorrected proof galley copy - 11' x 6" with card covers, pages are hand numbered. Publisher has pasted on label with title and author's name typed in and proposed release date and price pasted on. Out-of-print. ; Trade PB; Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages; Garbus was a civil rights lawyer and this book is comprised of transcripts and lawyer's notes from the trials of 'The State of Mississippi for the Use and Benefit of Henrietta Wright ag... View more info

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The Life and Times of Lighthouse McNeil An Adventure in the RCMP

By: Garrett, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Regina, SK, Your Nickel's Worth Publishing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19423

ISBN: 1927756650

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Very light soiling to page edges, otherwise crisp. ; A bright, solid book. Signed by the author on the title page. ; 8.4 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 188 pages View more info

Report of the Gove Inquiry into Child Protection in British Columbia A commission of inquiry into the adequacy of the services, policies, and practices ... abuse, and death of Matthew John Vaudreuil

By: Gove, The Honourable Judge Thomas J.

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Government of British Columbia: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11660

ISBN: 0772627347

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear, previous owner's name in all 3 volumes, light soil to covers ; A tight solid books, text unmarked ; Trade PB; Report of the Gove Inquiry into Child Protection - 3 volumes; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 743 pages; Included are all three volumes; 1. Matthews Story - includes biography of Matthew Vaudreuil, actions of Child Services after his death, policy for Child Services after a child's death, letters and appendices, 329 pages`. 2. Matthew's Legacy - includes a history of Child Welfare Services in BC, a review of policies, a look at the laws regarding child protection and pro... View more info

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Arctic Justice On Trial for Murder, Pond Inlet, 1923

By: Grant, Shelagh D.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Montreal, Mcgill Queens University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16794

ISBN: 0773523375

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; McGill-Queen's Native and Northern; 9.74 X 6.30 X 1.25 inches; 342 pages; "Arctic Justice is the story of the execution of a white fur trader by an Inuk. Shelagh Grant recounts how this event was crucial in establishing law enforcement in the High Arctic and documents its tragic consequences for Inuit in the subsequent decades. This compelling and generously illustrated account combines archival history with Inuit oral history to shed light on the conflicting values and perceptions of two disparate cultures. Despite the fact th... View more info

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The Riders of the Plains; A record of the Royal North-West Mounted Police of Canada 1873-1910,

By: Haydon, A. L

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, M. G. Hurtig: 1971

Edition: Facsimile; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18315

ISBN: 0888300387

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's name address on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 5 X 4 X 1 inches; 380 pages; A B&W frontispiece and fold-out maps illustrate this history of the organization (Royal North-West Mounted Police of Canada) which formed the basis of the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police). This is from the excellent facsimile series of early Canadiana and exploration put out by Mel Hurtig in the 1970's. It was originally published in 1910. View more info

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On the Rock twenty-five years in Alcatraz : the prison story of Alvin Karpis as told to Robert Livesey

By: Karpis, Alvin

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Musson Book: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15128

ISBN: 0773700471

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Some edge wear and chipping of dust jacket, a few short tears top of DJ spine, closed tear bottom back panel. Small patch of sticker damage to front panel. Light wear to book.; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.4 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 306 pages; '"On the Rock" is the personal story of Alvin Karpis, the most sought after Public Enemy in American History. Karpis takes us inside the walls and cells of the mysterious superprison wher violent death is commonplace, sexual perversity a norm, sadism abounds, and where the desperate and insane live a timeless exist... View more info

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How Come I'm Dead

By: McDonald, Glen

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Hancock House: 1985

Seller ID: 19032

ISBN: 0888391870

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light corner curl shelf wear, pages yellowed, initials on fly leaf. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.60 X 0.80 inches; 264 pages; ".. Covers the highlights of 26 years in the career of Judge Glen McDonald, who was the colorful and often controversial Vancouver Coroner from 1954-1980 and Supervisory Coroner for the Province of British Columbia." Some of the cases covered are the death of Errol Flynn, the crash of a TCA North Star on Mount Slesse, the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge. View more info

The Mind of the Terrorist

By: McKnight, Gerald

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14373

ISBN: 0718112849

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear and scuffing corners slightly bumped ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 182 pages View more info

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Showing the Flag The Mounted Police and Canadian Sovereignty in the North, 1894-1925

By: Morrison, William

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, The University of British Columbia Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19165

ISBN: 0774802456

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.0 X 6.0 X 0.8 inches; 220 pages; "Under their various names the Mounted Police have played a vital, colourful, but often controversial role in Canadian history, and nowhere has this been truer than on the northern frontier. The police were the agents through which the central government asserted sovereignty over the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, just as it had done earlier on the Prairies. This book describes to what extent the RCMP shaped the northern fron... View more info

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The Queen v Louis Riel: [Regina courtroom, 20th July - 1st August 1885]

By: Morton, Desmond (introduction); Canada. Regina Court. 1885.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14494

ISBN: 0802021247

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Ex Library, stamps and glue remnant, small stamps page edges and title page ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Ex-Library; Social History of Canada 19; 383 pages; This is a record of the trial of Louis Riel with an extensive introduction by historian Desmond Morton and a list of the exhibits at the back. View more info

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Never-Ending Wrong

By: PORTER, KATHERINE ANNE

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, SECKER & WARBURG: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17516

ISBN: 0436378019

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Boards show light edge wear, DJ is lightly scuffed with small tears. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages; From the Foreword of the book: "This book is not for the popular or best-selling list for a few weeks or months. It is a plain, full record of a crime that belongs to history. When a reporter from a newspaper here in Maryland asked to talk to me, he said he had heard that I was writing another book...what about?...I gave him the title and the names of Sacco and Vanzetti. There was a wavering pause...then:"... View more info