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Child of the Land

By Greenfield, Douglas Warren

Trafford Publishing, 2008. NEAR-FINE 2nd Printing softcover, SIGNED by the author on the title page. This book is as-new but for two tiny corner creases on covers. Autobiography of Douglas Warren Greenfield, whose family homesteaded in Alberta's Peace River Country. . Signed by Author. Soft Cover.


Touch the Dragon, A Thai Journal

By Connelly Karen

Turnstone Press, 1992. AS-NEW 6th Printing Trade Paperback (1994). No markings, no wear, gift quality. Highly recommended. This book was the winner of Canada's 1993 Governor Generals Award for Non-Fiction. Painfully bored with school, 17-year-old Karen Connelly set off for rural Thailand to spend one year as an exchange student. This is her intensely honest account of living in a beautiful but sometimes infuriating culture. . Soft Cover.


All the Rage: The Life of an NFL Renegade
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All the Rage: The Life of an NFL Renegade

By Haley, Charles; Layden, Joe

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1997. VG/VG First Edition. Crisp, clean, no markings, square and solid, as-new interiors. 6.25" x 9.25", 260 pages. An outstanding biography. Charles Haley was one of the most accomplished defensive players in the NFL. After an All-American performance at James Madison University, he played 10 years in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys, appeared in 5 Pro Bowls, and was twice named All-Pro. In 1991, he was the National Football Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Widely regarded as one of the greatest pass rushers, Haley is the only player in league history to have won five Super Bowl rings. . Hard Cover.


Jump (Debbie Brill)

By Brill, Debbie; Lawton, James

Douglas & McIntyre, 1986. FINE/NEAR-FINE First Edition HCDJ. As-new book in a very nice unclipped DJ with no tears and no chipping, slight wear at head of spine. 6.25" x 9.25", 190 pages. Biography of Canadian high-jumper Debbie Brill, illustrated with photos. . Hard Cover.


One Canada: Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker: The Crusading Years 1895-1956 (SIGNED)

By Diefenbaker, John G

Macmillan of Canada, 1975. Very Good/Fair 1st Edition, inscribed, signed and dated Dec 5, 1965 by author John G. Diefenbaker. Really nice blue cloth boards, square and solid, unmarked text, small marks on edges of text block. DJ is worn with chipping & tears. 6" x 9.25", 298 pages, index. Volume One of the "Chief's" memoirs, former MP from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and Canadian Prime Minister.. Hard Cover.


The Zoo That Never Was

By Lawrence, R. D

Togtem Books, 1984. VERY GOOD reprint trade paperback. An excellent copy with FINE interiors. Square and solid, no markings, light wear to covers only. 5.25" x 8", 308 pages, b&w photos. The author is a naturalist, biologist and conservationist. He and his wife took in and cared for many wild animals at their Ontario wildlife refuge, including Snuffles the back bear (who had to be taught how to hibernate), a flying squirrel, a skunk, a lynx, a hawk and a porcupine. . Soft Cover.


Cranberry Portage

By Paterson, Ruth; Paterson, Jack

McClelland and Stewart, 1970. VG/Good First Edition, SIGNED by both authors on the half-title page. One top corner bumped, otherwise FINE. Unclipped DJ has chipping, short tears, shelfwear. 5.75" by 8.75", 171 pages, b&w plates, map endpapers. The authors' memoirs of pioneer life in the frontier town of Cranberry Portage, Manitoba - near Flin Flon and the Pas: gamblers, bush pilots, love, survival, courage, miracles, mayhem, tragedy and humour. . Signed by Author. Hard Cover.


Comte de St. Germain: The Secret of Kings

By Cooper-Oakely, I. (Isabel)

NY: Samuel Weiser Inc., 1970. VG+/GOOD reprint of 1912 1st Ed. A very nice copy of this scarce title in light brown cloth with gilt titles. Crisp, clean and bright interiors, two minor corner bumps only, no markings. Approx. 5.75" by 8.25, 249 pages, frontispiece, fold-out letter, many illustrations, appendices and bibliography. Unclipped DJ has edge wear, moderate chipping, short tears. This book is a collection of a series of articles about the Comte de St. Germain first printed in the Theosophical Review in 1887, and first printed in this form in 1912. Living in the 8th Century, the Comte de St. Germain was a great Initiate and Occultist, a Brother of the White Lodge, and a prophet. The Rosicrucians recogzied him as an unexcelled Alchemist. He frequently attended Secret Mystical Societies' Meetings and Freemasonry Assemblies. In this highly interesting narrative, the Comte de St. Germain's life and work is laid out lucidly and entertainingly. . Hard Cover.


Sarah Bernhardt and Her World

By Richardson, Joanna

NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1977. FINE/VG First Editon HCDJ. A like new copy in a nice DJ with light shelfwear. 7" x 10", 232 pages, index, 8 pagers of color illustrations, 100 black and white illustrations. A brilliant and collectible biography of this famous French actress. . Hard Cover.


Amedeo Modigliani : Portraits and Nudes
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Amedeo Modigliani : Portraits and Nudes

By Kruszynski, Anette

Prestel Publishing, 2004. FINE 6.5" x 9.5" softcover. No markings, no creases, appears unhandled and unread. . Soft Cover.


I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating Story of One Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her True Heritage

By Kirkby, Mary-Ann

Prince Albert, SK: Polka Dot Press, 2008. VG 3rd Printing softcover. Clean, tight, square, no markings. Light cover wear only. 5.5" x 8", 206 pages. More than a history lesson, this controversial book contains a powerful tale that unveils the rich history and traditions of The Hutterite people of southern Manitoba Canada. With references to Dahl's Farm, Rogers' Farm, Plum Coulee, Winkler and Portage la Prairie,this ground-breaking narrative shines a light on intolerance. . Soft Cover.


Clearing in the West, My Own Story

By McClung, Nellie L

Thomas Allen Ltd., 1935. VERY GOOD/no DJ, First Edition hardcover in orange brown cloth with printed signature of the author on the front cover. A really nice book, formerly a high school book and marked as such. Clean boards, only a trace of rubbing at corners, fully intact binding, crisp & clean pages. 6" x 8.25", 378 pages, glossy frontispiece portrait of the author, front flap of DJ glued to inside of frotn cover. Nellie McClung writes a personal narrative of her childhood in Ontario and Manitoba - providing a living & breathing picture of the time in our history when the Canadian prairies were teeming with settlers looking for land to call their own.. Hard Cover.


Journey from Fisher River: A Celebration of the Spirituality of a People Through the Life of Stan McKay

By Carlson, Joyce; McKay, Stan

Toronto: United Church Publishing House, 1993. VERY GOOD First Edition softcover, inscribed and signed by Stan McKay. Wraps show light edge and corner wear, interiors crisp and clean. 6" x 9", 124 pages, map, b&w photos. Guided by teachings rooted in ancient spiritual tradition and steeped in biblical wisdom, this intimate biography allows the reader to share the years of Stan McKay's childhood in an isolated Cree village, his oppression in residential and post-secondary schools and his healing and liberation, found in his experience of the Elders' faith within Aboriginal communities. . Signed by Author. Soft Cover.


Still Running : Personal Stories by Queen's Women Celebrating the Fiftieth (50th) Aniversary of the Marty Scholarship

By Parr, Joy (Editor)

Kingston, Ontario, Canada: Queen's University Alumnae Association, 1987 NEAR-FINE First Edition, trade paperback size, 6" x 9",169 pages, b&w photos, complete list of Marty Scholarship winners from 1937 to 1987. Foreword by Pauline Jewett. A very nice unmarked copy - crisp, clean, nearly perfect covers. In "Still Running", 15 female grads of Queen's University offer autobiographical reflections on their lives as scholars, teachers and as women - essays filled with adventure, achievement, compassion and insight - full of laughter, warmth and wry wisdom. From their careers in the arts, letters, science, medicine, industry and public service, these first-hand reports are full of wit, style and intellect. . Soft Cover.


The Scalpel, the Sword : The Story of Dr. Norman Bethune

By Allan, Ted; Gordon, Sydney

NY: Monthly Review Press, 1973 VERY GOOD+ Revised Edition, 3rd Printing. A really nice copy with pristine as-new interiors, solid binding, only light wear to edges of covers, no spine creases. 5.25" x 8", 320 pages, preface by Madame Sun Yat-sen. This brilliant book tells the inspirational of Canadian thoracic surgeon Dr. Norman Bethune, a hero in his adopted country of China. Bethune was also a painter, poet, soldier, critic, teacher, lecturer, medical writer and theorist. This book describes his battles against tuberculosis and fascism - and frequently quotes his speeches, articles and journal. . Soft Cover.


The Black Experience in Manitoba : A Collection of Memories

By Graham, Patricia; Stevenson, Darryl (Editors)

Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Winnipeg School Division Number One, 1993 VERY GOOD+ softcover. Square and solid, nearly perfect covers, crisp and clean interiors. Previous owner's name at top of title page only. 5.5" x 8.5", 130 pages. 44 black Manitobans from all walks of life were interviewed for this book. "The trials and tribulations of living and growing up black in Canada were recorded so that students could appreciate the multicultural diversity of our province." . Soft Cover.


Tim Burton: An Unauthorized Biography of the Filmmaker
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Tim Burton: An Unauthorized Biography of the Filmmaker

By Hanke, Ken

L.A., California: Renaissance Books, 1999 FINE/NEAR-FINE First Edition (stated), 1st Printing. Like new book, no wear, no markings. Unclipped DJ is almost perfect, no chipping, no tears. 6.25" x 9.25", 249 pages, filmography, bibliography, index, b&w photos. Based on personal interviews with Johnny Depp, Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, and others, this unauthorized psychological biography brilliantly captures the life of filmmaking genius Tim Burton. . First Edition. Hard Cover.


Fifty Mighty Men

By MacEwan, Grant

Western Producer Prairie Books, 1975. Very Good softcover. Really nice copy with excellent wraps and as-new interiors. Previous owner's name only. Everything is clean and tight. 5.25" x 8.5", 342 pages, illustrated with drawings by Wm. W. Perehudoff. Fascinating biographical profiles of 50 great Canadians who influenced the development of the West, originally published in "The Western Producer" in 1957 and 1958. Includes Louis Riel, Jerry Potts, George Simpson, Anthony Henday, Stanley Harrison, Sitting Bull, Peter J. McGonigle, Alfred Schmitz Shadd and Alexander James McPhail. . Soft Cover.


The Story Goes On

By Baugh, Helen Duff

Kansas City, MO: Stonecroft Ministries, 1984 VERY GOOD+/No DJ as issued. No markings, minor corner bumps only, higher quality book in navy blue faux leather with gold designs. Crisp, clean, square, solid. 6.25" x 9.25", 266 pages, illustrated. - This is the remarkable story of one woman's dedication to the Lord and the many blessings resulting from her trust in His promises. Miracle after miracle unfolds in this outstanding woman's life. This delightful, inspiring story reveals how God took a simple dinner meeting with a few bank employees in San Jose, California, and turned that into an international ministry serving the United States, Canada, and over 50 foreign countries. The Stonecroft Ministries encompasses a number of corporations and includes several areas of outreach: Christian Business and Professional Women's Councils, Christian Women's Clubs, Business and Professional Couples' Clubs, Village and Rural Missions, and Christian literature.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


Gimme an R! The Story of Brian Vollmer, Lead Vocalist of Helix

By Vollmer, Brian

Ball Media Corp. , 2005 FINE First Edition Trade Paperback. No creases, no markings, appears unread, nearly perfect covers. 6" x 9", 386 pages including discography, b&w photos. Formed in Kitchener Ontario in 1974, the rock band Helix cut its teeth as musicians and performers on the grueling Canadian bar circuit, eventually signing to Capitol E.M.I. records in 1983. From there they toured all over the world and lived the rock n' roll dream. These are the stories of lead vocalist Brian Vollmer. It's about life on the road, sex, drugs the highs of playing rock in front of thousands to the lows of losing a bandmate in a fatal van accident. Follow the band as they tour Europe, America, Canada and Trinidad, playing with over 150 recording acts - everyone from Del Shannon to KISS to Whitesnake to Motley Crue. . First Edition. Soft Cover.


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