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Biography, Memoirs, Letters

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Biography, Memoirs, Letters

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1 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society Volume 44.
London Royal Society 1998 085403-522-2 / 9780854035229 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
516 pp. including a Subject Index for volumes 37 - 44 (1991 - 1998) Includes 3 sheets of microfiche in a pocket on rear pastedown. Blue cloth with gilt to spine in a plain grey dust jacket with black lettering and some light soiling. Some soiling to the top edge, not affecting the pages. 
Price: 35.00 CDN
 
 
Who's Who in Alberta: A Biographical Directory. 1974
2 Who's Who in Alberta: A Biographical Directory. 1974
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Lyonne Publications 1974 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
224 pp. Illustrated with photos in text. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt lettering. 
Price: 20.00 CDN
 
 
Man on Fire: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty., Abels, Jules
3 Abels, Jules Man on Fire: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty.
New York MacMillan 1971 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
428 pp. with bibliography and index. Illustrated with b&w plates. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The price clipped dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
 
 
Falling Backwards: A Memoir., Arden, Jann
4 Arden, Jann Falling Backwards: A Memoir.
Toronto Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2011 0307399842 / 9780307399847 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
270 pp. Illustrated with photo plates. Burgundy boards with silver lettering on spine. Colour photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
 
 
Kin Arthur (SIGNED), Arthur, P. Bruce
5 Arthur, P. Bruce Kin Arthur (SIGNED)
Edmonton Self Published 1983 844996413X / 9788449964138 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed
194 pp. plus photo plates in colour and b&w throughout the book and a family tree at the front. Inscribed and dated by the author in Bogata, Columbia, Oct 21/88 on ffep. Dark blue imitation leather covered boards with gilt lettering to front and spine. In colour illustrated dust jacket. 
Price: 14.00 CDN
 
 
Arizona Desert King and I., Babala, Jim
6 Babala, Jim Arizona Desert King and I.
Whitehorse, Yukon Self Published 1989 0889259380 / 9780889259386 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
241 pp. Illustrated with photos, facsimilies and artwork. In brown boards with gilt lettering on the front and spine. The colour photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 90.00 CDN
 
 
One Soldier's War., Babchenko, Arkady
7 Babchenko, Arkady One Soldier's War.
New York Grove Press 2008 0802118607 / 9780802118608 First U.S. Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
396 pp. Illustrated with map at front. Blue endpapers. Black boards with ligth blue lettering on spine. Colour photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 18.00 CDN
 
 
No Ordinary Woman: The Story of Mary Schäffer Warren. (SIGNED), Beck, Janice Sanford
8 Beck, Janice Sanford No Ordinary Woman: The Story of Mary Schäffer Warren. (SIGNED)
Calgary, Alberta Rocky Mountain Books 2001 0921102828 / 9780921102823 Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Signed by the author on the title page.
224 pp. with list of complete works of Mary Schaffer Warren, bibliography, endnotes and index. 
Price: 12.50 CDN
 
 
Weinzweig: Essays on His Life and Music., Beckwith, John; Cherney, Brian (editors)
9 Beckwith, John; Cherney, Brian (editors) Weinzweig: Essays on His Life and Music.
Waterloo, Ontario Wilfred Laurier University Press 2011 1554582563 / 9781554582563 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
402 pp. includes list of works and discography, annotated bibliography, and index. CD in unopened pocket on inside of rear board. Black cloth with silver lettering on spine. Photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 25.00 CDN
 
 
The Yonge Street Story: 1793-1860, Berchem, F.R.
10 Berchem, F.R. The Yonge Street Story: 1793-1860
Toronto, Ontario, Canada Natural Heritage 1996 1896219136 / 9781896219134 Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
192 pp. with notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated in b&w. In illustrated card covers. "An account from letters, diaries and newspapers." 
Price: 10.00 CDN
 
 
During My Time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, A Haida Woman., Blackman, Margaret B.
11 Blackman, Margaret B. During My Time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, A Haida Woman.
Vancouver/Toronto Douglas & McIntyre 1995 1550540246 / 9781550540246 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
202 pp. with appendix, bibliography and index. In photo illustrated card covers. 
Price: 12.00 CDN
 
 
Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life., Blum, Arlene
12 Blum, Arlene Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life.
New York Scribner 2005 0743258460 / 9780743258463 Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
313 pp. Illustrated with photos and route maps in text. Colour photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
 
 
I Chose to Climb., Bonington, Christian
13 Bonington, Christian I Chose to Climb.
London Victor Gollancz 1973 0575003472 / 9780575003477 Hard Cover Very Good + Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Later printing. 207 pp. Illustrated with photo plates. Gift inscription on ffep. Blue boards with gilt titles on the spine. The colour photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 25.00 CDN
 
 
The Moustache: Memories of Greg Curnoe. (SIGNED), Bowering, George
14 Bowering, George The Moustache: Memories of Greg Curnoe. (SIGNED)
Vancouver Talonbooks Ltd 1993 0889104573 / 9780889104570 First Edition / First Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by the author on the title page.
126 pp. Illustrated with photos. In colour illustrated card covers. 
Price: 12.00 CDN
 
 
Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side With David Bowie., Bowie, Angela
15 Bowie, Angela Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side With David Bowie.
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1993 0399137645 / 9780399137648 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
350 pp. with discography and index. Maroon endpapers. Green boards and marron spine with gilt titles. Colour photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
 
 
Charles Darwin: The Man and His Influence., Bowler, Peter J.
16 Bowler, Peter J. Charles Darwin: The Man and His Influence.
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996 0521566681 / 9780521566681 Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
250 pp. with notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated. In colour illustrated card covers. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
 
 
A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging, Brand, Dionne
17 Brand, Dionne A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging
Toronto Random House of Canada Ltd 2001 0385258658 / 9780385258654 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
230 pp. includes selected reading list. Green boards with red titles on spine. Colour illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 16.00 CDN
 
 
Henry Miller: The Paris Years, Brassai
18 Brassai Henry Miller: The Paris Years
New York Arcade Publishing 1996 1559703474 / 9781559703475 Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
224 pp. with bibliography. Illustrated with photo plates by the author. In photo illustrated card covers. 
Price: 10.00 CDN
 
 
James Brown: The Godfather of Soul., Brown, James; Tucker, Bruce
19 Brown, James; Tucker, Bruce James Brown: The Godfather of Soul.
New York Macmillan Publishing 1986 0025174304 / 9780025174306 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
336 pp. with discography and index. Illustrated with photo plates. Grey endpapers. Yellow boards and grey cloth spine with gilt titles. Photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
 
 
Eminent Gardeners: Some People of Influence and Their Gardens, 1880-1980., Brown, Janet
20 Brown, Janet Eminent Gardeners: Some People of Influence and Their Gardens, 1880-1980.
London Viking Press 1991 0670819646 / 9780670819645 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
183 pp. with notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated with b&w plates. Brown boards with black lettering on spine. Photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
 
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