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The Sleepwalker,  The Trial That Made Canadian Legal History
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The Sleepwalker, The Trial That Made Canadian Legal History

By June Callwood

Toronto: Lester and Orpen Denny's. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0886193540 . Hardcover/jacket - fine/very good. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has light edgewear, scuffing, a few tiny edge tears and age tanning/suntanning to some edges and rear cover. Not price clipped. Landmark Canadian legal case that successfully used sleepwalking as a defence in a murder trial. (680,5-18) ; 8vo; 349 pages .

$14.95

Old and Young, A Personal Summing Up

By Ivor Brown

London: The Bodley Head. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1971. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0370013514 . Hardcover/dustjacket - fine/VG+. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, slight soiling to bottom edge of pages. Jacket has scuffing/light soiling, age tanning to edges, light edgwear and a few tiny edge tears, not price clipped. Ivor Brown, a journalist over six decades, at the age of 80 gives a glimpse of famous actors, dramatists, novelists and journalists of his time as he explores the generation gap and ways of bridging it with amusing recollections and lively common sense. (430noto,5-18) ; 8vo; 242 pages .

$9.95

William and Catherine Booth, God's Soldiers

By Jenty Fairbank

London: Salvationist Publishing and Supplies Ltd.. Very Good+. 1974. First Edition. Softcover. 0340176407 . Salvationist Publishing, London 1974, paperback. Very nice condition. Pages clean and intact, no markings. Cover has light edge wear, slightly moreso to spine ends, light scuffing to edges and rear. William Booth was the founder and first General of the Salvation Army. In 1855 he married Catherine Mumford who became the Mother of this world-wide army of God's soldiers..... (120os,5-18) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 125 pages .

$10.95

Surviving the Long Night,  An Autobiographical Account of a Political  Kidnapping
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Surviving the Long Night, An Autobiographical Account of a Political Kidnapping

By Sir Geoffrey Jackson

New York: The Vanguard Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0814907563 . HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Blue cloth hardcover is clean with slight wear/bumping at corners. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. Light age tanning to pages and inside covers. Dustjacket has light edgewear, a few tiny edge tears, age tanning and light soiling, crease rear flap, not price clipped. . In 1971 the author, then British Ambassador to Uraguay, was kidnapped whilst riding in an Embassy car. He was pistol whipped, handcuffed, drugged and taken to a Tupamaro hideout to be confined in a wire cage. Sir Geoffrey relates the incredible events he endured and the psychology of the hooded men and women who held him captive for 244 days.... (505,0315) ; 8vo; 226 pages .

$13.95

Turning the World Upside Down, a Memoir
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Turning the World Upside Down, a Memoir

By Lois Wilson

Toronto: Doubleday. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385252277 . HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Dustjacket has light scuffing and crease on rear flap. Throughout her life, Lois Wilson fought against convention, apathy and inequality. Born in Winnipeg in 1925, by 1965 married and with children, she became one of the first women ordained as a United Church minister. Energetic and charismatic, she became the first female Moderator of the United Church of Canada, from 1980 to 1982. (575,0914) ; 8vo .

$14.50

Gandhi, His Life and Message for the World

By Louis Fischer

New York: NAL. Very Good. 1954. Paperback. 0451621425 . 1954 copyright, later printing. Pages feel tight and unread, no markings. Cover has light wear to edges /corners and and light creasing ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 189 pages .

$3.25

YOU CAN'T PRINT THAT!  Memoirs of a Political Voyeur
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YOU CAN'T PRINT THAT! Memoirs of a Political Voyeur

By Charles Lynch

Edmonton, AB: Hurtig Publishers. Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0888302452 . HARDCOVER edition 1983, same ISBN. HC/DJ - good condition. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. Botton edge and one upper edge of book have a rough edge and a little paper loss to the edge, and light wear to corners. Dustjacket is price clipped, with light edge wear, no tears, fairly heavy scuffing and light age tanning. ; 8vo; 256 pages; "Memoirs of a Political Voyeur. Hilarious, uproarious, and at times outrageous. Charles Lynch's memoirs give a close-up view of many of the great figures of the era, revealing everything from the naked truth (literally) about John Diefenbaker to Prince Philip's remarks about the Queen. " (590noto, 8-14) .

$11.95

Inspired Halifax - the Art of Dusan Kadlec

By Dusan Kadlec; Cynthia Mahoney

Halifax, NS: Nimbus Publishing Limited. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. 1551094606 . Excellent condition, hardcover and jacket fine. Oblong book - 10 x 11 in. Hardcover clean and unmarked. Jacket has no tears, light scuffing/light scratches to rear. Beautifully illustrated in colour. ; Oblong 4to 9" - 11" tall; 90 pages; In the time honoured tradition of the Old Masters, Dusan Kadlec’s paintings are both simple and profound. His many paintings transcend being simply illustrative or representational art. Instead his art evokes within us a sense of nostalgia for bygone Halifax. This feeling for 19th century Halifax is not merely the consequence of his chosen subject matter, but rather a very conscious effort by the artist to romantically portray the mood, the atmosphere, the very essence of a place and time. Through his unique and immediately recognizable style, his old world lighting, texture, and obvious attention to every detail, Dusan Kadlec manages to convey the viewer to another era. This is one of the things that make his work so broadly and genuinely appealing. He not only presents us with an insight into our past; he somehow leaves us with the impression that he has actually been there and perhaps more importantly that in some way he has managed to take us there for a moment as well. Dusan Kadlec’s compassionate studies, meticulously researched through extensive archival sources, have become highly sought after and are now considered by numerous collectors around the world to be the standard to attain in this type of painting. His vivid canvases of nineteenth and early twentieth century life in historic Halifax continue to win an ever-increasing number of fans. The old port city’s urban and maritime heritage has been preserved for future generations. (690-0514) .

$75.00

Fabulous Farmer, the Story of Walter Knott and His Berry Farm

By Holmes, Roger and Paul Bailey

Los Angeles, CA: Westernlore Publishers. Good+. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover with illustrated boards, no jacket as issued. First edition 1956. Cover has light corner bumping, light edgewear , small tears to spine bottom and light ink rubbing. Chip from top of spine has been neatly taped. Pages are all intact and clean other than several pages have small amounts of underlining in pen. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; From a Reviewer: "Memories of Walter Knott.......Having worked at Knott's Berry Farm in the early 1970's, I feel very fortunate to have met Walter Knott. I often saw him early on Sunday mornings before the park opened when I was going to work in Ghost Town and he was walking from his home (at Knott's) to the little church by the lake. He was always very friendly and always said hello to any employees who passed by. This book was the first of several books to be written about the entrepreneurial man who founded Knott's Berry Farm in the 1940's after starting to grow berries in a very rural Buena Park, California in 1920. He developed Knott's Berry Farm as the first "theme park" in the United States by bringing in old buildings from various abandoned gold mining towns to form "Ghost Town" as an attraction for visitors who were waiting to have Mrs. Knott's famous Chicken Dinner. This was his way of paying tribute to the pioneering spirit of his ancestors who travelled west in covered wagons. The story of Walter Knott is an inspirational one for anyone, but particularly for those with an entrepreneurial spirit. He never gave up, despite many hardships and set-backs. This is also a wonderful book for anyone interested in the history and development of Orange County up to 1956 when the book was published. Highly recommended! " (375noto,713) .

$45.00

The Bandido Massacre,  A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal
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The Bandido Massacre, A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal

By Peter Edwards

Toronto: Harper Collins. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 9781554680443 . HC/DJ - fine. Excellent condition, looks like new, clean with no markings, slight edge crinkling on jacket. B/w photos; On the morning of April 8, 2006, residents of the hamlet of Shedden, Ontario, woke up to the news that the bloodied bodies of eight bikers from the Bandidos gang had been found dead on a local farm. The massacre made headlines around the world, and the shocking news brought a grim light to an otherwise quiet corner of the province. Six Bandidos would eventually be convicted of the first-degree murder of their biker brothers. Like other outlaw bikers, Bandidos portray themselves as motorcycle enthusiasts who are systematically misunderstood and abused by the police, as well as feared by the public. We now know the Bandidos were anything but simple motorcycle enthusiasts. However, unlike such biker gangs as the Hell's Angels, who run sophisticated operations, the Bandidos were highly disorganized, prone to petty infighting and even engaged in sabotaging fellow members. This is the story of how the Bandidos self-destructed over one dark night. As gripping as any crime novel, The Bandido Massacre takes us inside a crumbling brotherhood bent on betrayal and self-obliteration. (700) .

$37.50

The Mad Trapper of Rat River

By North, Dick

Macmillan of Canada. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. 0770508960 . Hardcover/dustjacket - near fine/good. Edition not stated. Hardcover is clean and unmarked other than previous owner's name stamp on title page. Slight wear to corners/spine ends of hardcover. Jacket has age tanning, several small edge tears and light soiling, not clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; Review: "It was a bitterly cold December 26, 1931 when four members of the RCMP approached the small cabin of a mysterious trapper named Albert Johnson. There sole intent was to question Johnson about a complaint made by a neighbouring trapper concerning traps that had been tampered with. But without a word, the trapper fired upon the constables, injuring one. Shortly thereafter, Johnson had disappeared into the bush, thus instigating an epic manhunt that would last close to fifty days, and span some 150 miles. ....." (375osl) .

$24.95

THE MOLSONS Their Lives and Times, 1780-2000
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THE MOLSONS Their Lives and Times, 1780-2000

By Molson, Karen

Firefly Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 1552094189 . Excellent condition. HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover clean and unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing and a little edge crinkling, one light crease on bottom edge, no tears. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; This is the true story of a remarkable family as told by a direct descendant of John Molson. Through generations, we follow their saga. We see the Molsons cope with change and opportunity in business, and we watch them deal with personal triumphs, private tragedies, and the everyday aspects of life. The first Molson arrived in Montreal in 1782 from England, with little money but a single-minded ambition. Working hard, with a belief in the future of his adopted land, John Molson established a small brewery in Montreal and put his heart and soul into the business. Over the next 200 years the Molsons expanded the brewery again and again. The founder's drive and ability was passed on to his sons, grandsons, and future generations. The family established a bank and a steamship line, recognizing that as the young country grew, opportunities would grow with it. They became a major force in politics, sports (the Montreal Canadiens hockey team) , and philanthropy. And they witnessed history, both through privileged eyes and as everyday participants. They were involved in the young nation's achievements, and in its rebellions, wars, and epidemics...... (*Note - due to heavy weight, extra shipping may apply) [1070] .

$19.95

THE STORY OF BUCK KNIVES . .. a Family Business
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THE STORY OF BUCK KNIVES . .. a Family Business

By Ables, Tom

El Cajon, CA: Buck Knives, Inc.. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. B002GKR1N6 . HC/DJ - fine/VG+. Large hardcover in excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing, light edgewear and a few small closed tears to upper edge, not clipped. "The story of Buck Knives carries the flavor of classic Americana, and this book attempts to capture the true feeling of this unique family business....For those who are true knife buffs, the story of the development and perfection of arguably the most famous knife - Buck's Model 110 Folding Hunter - is unfolded in detail. How it came about and how it truly revolutionized the knife business...." (from the front flap) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (*Note: due to heavy weight, extra postage will be required to most locations) [1015] .

$45.00

THE SAGA OF SNOW LAKE
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THE SAGA OF SNOW LAKE

By Heritage Society Of Snow Lake

Heritage Society of Snow Lake. Very Good. 1988. Softcover. B0037UN2ZK . 1988 reprint of circa 1970 original. Reprinted as part of the Home Coming '88 Celebrations (as per introduction by Chairman, Mr. Clair Pilgrim). Large softcover is very good, with clean, tight interior. Cover has light soiling, light age tanning and a couple small red ink markings near top. B/w illustrations. 86 pages. History of the Snow Lake, Manitoba area, complete with photos, b/w illustrations and local advertisements. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (*lower shipping available to Canadian and overseas addresses) [265-osl] .

$18.50

THE SHAMBA RAIDERS  Memories of a Game Warden
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THE SHAMBA RAIDERS Memories of a Game Warden

By Kinloch, Bruce

Ashford Pr Pub. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 1852530359 . Ashford Press 1988, revised edition. HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is clean and tight other than previous owner's name stamp inside front cover and a couple small light stains within book. Spine is slightly cocked for ward with bumping to spine ends and light creasing on front, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Dustjacket is fairly heavily scuffed with light scratches and several light creases/wrinkles, couple tiny edge tears. Front flap is price clipped. Over a period of 25 years, Bruce Kinlock became Chief Game Warden in three different African countries - the only man ever to have achieved this - and also Wildlife Advisor to two others. He also founded the College of African Wildlife Management on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Colour photo frontispiece and b/w illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages; (*Note: due to heavy weight, extra shipping will apply to most locations, 1028) .

$29.95

BELL OF AFRICA The Greatest Elephant Hunter of Them All
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BELL OF AFRICA The Greatest Elephant Hunter of Them All

By Walter D. M. Bell

Suffolk, U. K.: Neville Spearman. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1983. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0854351353 . Neville Spearman, U. K. 1983, third impression of 1960 original. HC/DJ - near fine/fine. Clear protective lined sleeve on dustjacket. Jacket underneath is in excellent condition, clean with no visible tears, light age tanning to edges, front flap clipped, a little crinkling to top corners. Protective sleeve has some scuffing. Hardcover is clean with some bumping to spine ends and corners, very light soiling outer edge of pages, slight forward cock to spine. Interior is unmarked other than a previous owner's address stamp (quite small) in three different locations within book. Light age tanning to page edges. Includes an appendix on rifles and shooting. The story of Karamojo Bell, the greatest of the old professional elephant hunters, who penetrated alone into wild regions where he was the first and only white man.....; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 252 pages; It is a fine tribute to a courageous man whose life has been told in part only in his earlier best-selling book, The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter. [725] .

$115.00

THE HUNTER IS DEATH
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THE HUNTER IS DEATH

By T. V. Bulpin

Longbeach, CA: Safari Press. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 0940143089 . Safari Press 1987. HC/DJ - VG+/near fine. Hardcover has bumping and light wear to spine ends, a little age tanning to edges and light spotting/soiling to outer edge of pages. Interior of pages clean, no markings other than previous owner's name stamp on half title page. Age tanning to page edges throughout. Dustjacket has light scuffing, light scratches, a little edge crinkling, a couple tiny tears to spine bottom and age tanning to edges. Not price clipped. "The story of the life of George Rushby, ivory hunter, prospector, game ranger, and the man who faced and defeated the dread 22 man-eaters of the Njombe district of Tanganyika, described in the Guinness Book of Records as the worst marauding lions in the history of Africa..... " (575) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages .

$85.00

DAVID SUZUKI  The Autobiography
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DAVID SUZUKI The Autobiography

By Suzuki, David

Greystone Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. 1553651561 . HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean and tight, with no markings. Jacket has light scuffing and a little edge crinkling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; The first volume of David Suzuki’s autobiography, Metamorphosis, looked back at his life from 1986, when he was 50. In this eagerly awaited second installment, Suzuki, now 70, reflects on his entire life, and on his hopes for the future. The book begins with his life-changing encounters with racism while interned in a Canadian concentration camp during World War II and continues through his troubled teenage years and later successes as a scientist and host of PBS’s The Nature of Things. With characteristic candor and passion, he describes his growing consciousness of the natural world and humankind’s precarious place in it; his travels throughout the world and his meetings with international leaders, from Nelson Mandela to the Dalai Lama; and the abiding role of nature and family in his life. David Suzuki The Autobiography is an intimate and inspiring look at one of the most uncompromising people on the planet. [760] .

$11.95

BROKEN PROMISES
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BROKEN PROMISES

By Tetterington, Bill

Golden West Press. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0903965003 . Hardcover is clean and unmarked, light age tanning to endpages. Cover has some indents around edge and bumping to corners. Jacket has light soiling, scuffing and several small edge tears and chips. The author tells the story of his life-long quest for the real stories behind the cowboys, gunfighters and Indians of the American West. A fascinating collection of true stories. He calls his book Broken Promises because he feels every Agreement the white man made with the Indians was eventually broken. [600]; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 156 pages .

$17.50

EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS, THE MAN WHO CREATED TARZAN Volume I and Volume II
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EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS, THE MAN WHO CREATED TARZAN Volume I and Volume II

By Porges, Irwin; Bradbury, Ray

Ballantine Books. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Softcover. 0345251318 . Two volumes in slipcase - near fine with good slipcase. Books themselves are in great shape - clean and unmarked with only a little scuffing and a small amount of edgewear. Slight fading at spine ends outer edge of pages. Slipcase has moderately heavy edgewear, scuffing and small tears but is still intact. The complete chronicle of the life and works of the world's most widely read author. ; The Complete Chronicle of The life And Works Of The World's Most Widely Read Author, Box Set Vol1 ,V; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1311 pages; (*Note- very heavy set (over 4 lbs wrapped) so extra postage will be required) [1770] .

$23.50

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