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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 9" - 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 9" - 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 7" - 9" 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
 
 
The Stump Farm. (SIGNED), Adams, Robert J.
4 Adams, Robert J. The Stump Farm. (SIGNED)
Spruce Grove, Alberta Megamy Publishing 1996 0968191606 / 9780968191606 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author on Title Page
201 pp. In colour photo illustrated card covers. Inscription reads "Enjoy the memories R J Adams 1997" 
Price: 9.00 CDN
 
 
Falling Backwards: A Memoir., Arden, Jann
5 Arden, Jann Falling Backwards: A Memoir.
Toronto Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2011 0307399842 / 9780307399847 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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
 
 
Drug Store Days: My Youth Among the Pills and Potions, Armour, Richard
6 Armour, Richard Drug Store Days: My Youth Among the Pills and Potions
New York McGraw-Hill 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Barnes, Catherine 
184 pp. Illustrated with drawings. Colour patterned boards with burgundy spine and silver and red lettering. Colour illustrated dust jacket is price clipped and has a 1/2" closed tear on the top front and light edge wear. DJ is wrapped ina Brodart archival jacket cover. " If you can imagine 'Life With Father' set in a drug store, you will have some idea of what this nostalgic-humorous book is like." 
Price: 14.00 CDN
 
 
Kin Arthur (SIGNED), Arthur, P. Bruce
7 Arthur, P. Bruce Kin Arthur (SIGNED)
Edmonton Self Published 1983 844996413X / 9788449964138 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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
 
 
One Soldier's War., Babchenko, Arkady
8 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 7" - 9" 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
 
 
The Stolen Prince: Gannibal, Adopted Son of Peter the Great, Great-Grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's First Black Intellectual., Barnes, Hugh
9 Barnes, Hugh The Stolen Prince: Gannibal, Adopted Son of Peter the Great, Great-Grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's First Black Intellectual.
New York Ecco Press 2006 0066212650 / 9780066212654 First U.S. Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
300 pp. with notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated with maps, a family tree and b&w plates. Grey boards and red-orange spine with gilt lettering. Colour illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 18.00 CDN
 
 
Weinzweig: Essays on His Life and Music., Beckwith, John; Cherney, Brian (editors)
10 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 7" - 9" 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.
11 Berchem, F.R. The Yonge Street Story: 1793-1860
Toronto, Ontario, Canada Natural Heritage 1996 1896219136 / 9781896219134 Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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
 
 
The Life of Emily Carr., Blanchard, Paula
12 Blanchard, Paula The Life of Emily Carr.
Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1987 0888945809 / 9780888945808 First Edition / First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
331 pp. with notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated with b&w photo plates and colour plates of artwork. Green endpapers. Green boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The colour illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 18.00 CDN
 
 
Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life., Blum, Arlene
13 Blum, Arlene Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life.
New York Scribner 2005 0743258460 / 9780743258463 Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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
14 Bonington, Christian I Chose to Climb.
London Victor Gollancz 1973 0575003472 / 9780575003477 Hard Cover Very Good + Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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
15 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 7" - 9" 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
16 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 7" - 9" 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.
17 Bowler, Peter J. Charles Darwin: The Man and His Influence.
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996 0521566681 / 9780521566681 Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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
18 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 7" - 9" 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
19 Brassai Henry Miller: The Paris Years
New York Arcade Publishing 1996 1559703474 / 9781559703475 Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224 pp. with bibliography. Illustrated with photo plates by the author. In photo illustrated card covers. 
Price: 10.00 CDN
 
 
Reach for the Sky: Douglas Bader, His Life Story., Brickhill, Paul
20 Brickhill, Paul Reach for the Sky: Douglas Bader, His Life Story.
London Collins 1954 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Second impression. 384 pp. with index. Illustrated with photo plates. Small erasure on rfep. Blue boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The colour illustrated dust jacket has some light edge wear and is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. 
Price: 35.00 CDN
 
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