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Langley, B.C. Stagecoach Publishing 1976 0889830053 / 9780889830059 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- 
195 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. "The rugged coasts and rivers of British Columbia, Alaska and the Arctic Ocean have exacted a heavy toll of ships and seamen during the past 200 years. During this time, hundreds of vessels and thousands of lives have been lost to storms, uncharted reefs, treacherous currents and primitive navigational aids. Shipwreck, piracy, heroism and infamy; all have played their roles on this stormy stage of sea, ice and river rapid. (The author) covers the more spectacular of these ship disasters from the so-called 'mystery wrecks' to the comical salvage of the poor 'Nanette'. Previous owner's name in ink on front pastedown, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling/rubbing, several small edge tears archivally taped, wrinkling on spine. 
Price: 17.50 USD
BURIED ON SUNDAY., Phillips, Edward.  Inscribed by author.  Cover art by Clive Dobson.
182 Phillips, Edward. Inscribed by author. Cover art by Clive Dobson. BURIED ON SUNDAY.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1986. 
192 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), soft cover. McClelland and Stewart Signature Series. INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: "FOR (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER) ____ AND ____ - WITH GOOD, BETTER, AND BEST WISHES - LIKEWISE MUCH LOVE - TED, 18/3/89". ISBN 0771069928 "Fifty-th ree-year-old Montreal lawyer Geoffrey Chadwick (last seen in Edward Phillips' acclaimed novel, 'Sunday's Child) accepts an invitation for a weekend in the country with friends. His idea of roughing it is 'complaining about room service,' b u t a t l e a st it's not another Westmunt wine and cheese party. This excursion into Quebec's cottage country becomes fraught with emotional complications and surface tensions; but the weekend proceeds as weekends do until the household is inter ru pt e d by th re e unexpected guests, in flight from the police. The intrusion of the criminal element into this upper-middle-class gathering is perfect fodder for humorist Edward Phillips. He exposes the comic and not so comic aspects of meeti ng for me r lov e rs in un expected places and retaining good manners when lives are at stake, revealing along the way some harsh yet familiar truths about human nature. His cast of wonderfully eccentric characters will delight and outrage." Inter ior - b ook s ligh tl y c rac ked at pages 78/79, otherwise clean with no other ownership marks. Exterior - book slightly cocked, light crease on spine, very minor edge wear. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
WHERE THERE'S A WILL..., Phillips, Edward.  Inscribed by author.  Dust jacket art by Tibor and Peter Kovalik.
183 Phillips, Edward. Inscribed by author. Dust jacket art by Tibor and Peter Kovalik. WHERE THERE'S A WILL...
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1984, first edition. 
224 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE: "FOR ___ AND ____ ________ - WHO KNEW ME WHEN - MUCH LOVE - EDWARD O. PHILLIPS, APRIL 13/84. ISBN 0771069994 When an elderly man decides he needs a great deal o f money for a project to immortalize his name, he uses a power of attorney to "systematically liquidate his ailing mother's sizeable estate. The plan is foolproof, and Frank begins peddling his mother's diamonds, her Royal Doulton china, s i l v e r G e o rgian tea service, and her stocks and bonds for cash. But when an unforeseen event threatens the success of his grand swindle, Frank suddenly finds himself in the midst of a sinister plot of concealment and false identities. Surel y on e of f i ct io n' s most dastardly rogues, Frank's chameleon qualities and irresistible charm have always got him what he wants. But this time he lands in a fix which tries his cleverest schemes, and he soon finds himself besieged by a nosy a un t, a mor all y upr igh t s ister, a lusty ex-wife, and his Cousin Estelle, an aging operatic diva who pays an unexpected and ill-timed visit...." Book slightly cocked, light edge wear. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear - mainly at top /bo tto m of s pine a nd f lap- fold s including tiny chips/tears, light edge wrinkling. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
L.M. MONTGOMERY: THE NORVAL YEARS, 1926-1935, Quaile, Deborah.  (L.M. Montgomery)
184 Quaile, Deborah. (L.M. Montgomery) L.M. MONTGOMERY: THE NORVAL YEARS, 1926-1935
Ayton, Ontario Woodbird Press 2006 0973391111 / 9780973391114 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Signed by Author
209 pp, oblong 8vo (8" H x 10" D). SIGNED ON HALF TITLE PAGE, AND ALSO INSCRIBED "TO E--- ENJOY THE MEMORIES OF MAUD! DEB SEPT 10/06." Promotional book mark and author's business card laid in. Profusely illustrated with photographs, reproductions of newspaper clippings, book covers, etc. Contents: Introduction: The Allure of L.M. Montgomery; Foreword; From Prince Edward Island to the World; Norval History; Maud's Home and Gardens; Friends and Family; Norval and Union Presbyterian Churches; Local Beauty; Life in the Village; Devotions and Duties; Maud's Days; L.M. Montgomery's Accomplishments; Leaving Norval; Remembering Maud: Montgomery in Modern Norval; Epilogue; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, minor rubbing. 
Price: 55.00 USD
Toronto Maclear 1880 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - 
Four volumes, bevelled boards covered in blue cloth with gilt/black/blue lettering and decoration on spines and front boards. Brown endpapers to volumes I & II, white to volumes III & IV. Tissue-covered b&w portrait frontispiece in each volume. Pagination runs consecutively through the set - 1197 pages in total, plus publisher's advertising. Publication began in 1880 and concluded with volume IV in 1883. Contents - Volume I: The Scots at Home (The Land and the People / Early History / The War of Independence / Religion in Scotland - The Reformation and the Covenant / The Highlanders and Jacobitism / The Women and the Homes of Scotland / General Summary); The Scot Across the Sea (Abroad / Early Conquest and Colonization / British Rule after the Conquest). Volume II: The Scot in Public Life (The War of 1812 / Colonial Government down to 1791 / Constitutional Rule prior to 1812 / From 1815 to 1841 / Canada from 1840 to 1867). Volume III: The Scot in Public Life, continued (The Maritime Provinces from 1837 to 1867 / The Dominion from 1867 to 1882); The Scot in Professional Life (Universities and Colleges / The Churches / The Legal Profession). Volume IV: The Scot in the North-West (The Country and its early History / British Fur-hunting, and Settlement / The Rival Companies and Lord Selkirk / The Company and Colonization / The Canadian Pacific Railway / The Influx of Settlement / British Columbia / Journalism and Literature / Addenda). The books bear contemporary ownership blindstamps/signatures/dates of the Hume family of Galt. Some light rubbing/wear to edges, corners of boards and top/bottom of spine; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; wrinkling/rubbing to endpapers of the first two volumes; very light toning to edges of textblock - a little more on bottom; a few minor marks to text, but overall a clean, tight, handsome set, protected by removable stiff mylar jackets. 
Price: 225.00 USD
PANDORA'S LAST VOYAGE., Rawson, Geoffrey.
186 Rawson, Geoffrey. PANDORA'S LAST VOYAGE.
Longmans, London, 1963, first edition. 
165 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates, maps. "In 1791, H.M.S. Pandora was sent to the Pacific to find the notorious Bounty and bring the mutineers back to justice in England. Though Pandora never found the object of her mi ssion and failed to apprehend the main party on Pitcairn Island, she eventually rounded up those of the mutineers who had elected to stay on Tahiti. These had to face Pandora's brutal Captain Edwards, and some were inexcusably lost, drowned i n t h e i r manacles when Pandora ran on to a reef. The wreck was succeeded by a hazardous and astonishing passage in open boats to safety - to trial and possible death. Contemporary documents form the basis of (this) rousing account of the voy ag e, of P an do ra's crew and of her prisoners; of the Bounty midshipman George Stewart who married a beautiful Tahitian and whose romance was celebrated by Byron; of Mary Bryant, the girl convict from Botany Bay; and of the aimiable people of th e ' Isl a nd Par adi ses ' to whom the coming of ships' crews to the South Seas brought little but sorrow and degradation. Set against a background of perilous reefs and uncharted tropical seas, their story has all the power of history, and the pac e an d ex ci tme nt o f ad vent ure." Minor bump at top of spine, previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light wrinkling at top of spine and top/bottom of flap-folds, light rubbing/soiling on rear panel , lig ht brow ning at bo ttom edge of flaps. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
MA-KEE: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF A MUSKELLUNGE., Reddick, David.  Illustrated by Geoffrey W. Goss.
187 Reddick, David. Illustrated by Geoffrey W. Goss. MA-KEE: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF A MUSKELLUNGE.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1974 reprint. 
206 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover (teale blue boards with gold leaf pattern and lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. ISBN 077107414X B&w illustrations. A fictionalized life of one of the world's great fighting fish. "Below the surface of the Kawartha Lakes is the strange, fierce, forbidding world of eternal conflict for survival. Here is the world of the great game fish, the muskellunge, Ma-Kee. The muskellunge is the fierces, strongest and most voracious of our freshwa ter fish, a king of the water as the lion is king of the jungle. From birth to death, Ma-Kee is surrounded by violence and danger. In infancy, she escapes by a thin fin from becoming a meal for minnows and water beetles, and as her size increases, she in turn becomes a savage hunter: a hunter prized by human hunters - 'Ma-Kee' is not only a book for the ardent fisherman, who enjoys the tug of a powerful tale; it will also find itself in the hands of anyone who cherishes the dramatic yet int imate relationship between animal and man." Small or slight bump at corners of boards, light wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, 2" scuff/soiling line on rear board. Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
Ottawa National Gallery of Canada 1971 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good - 
89 pp, oblong (8 1/2" H x 12" D). Divided into two sections - Bibliography and Exhibitions - with the following divisions under each: The Group of Seven: General / Franklin Carmichael / Alfred Joseph Casson / Lawren Stewart Harris / Edwin Headley Holgate / Alexander Young Jackson / Francis Hans (Franz) Johnston / Arthur Lismer / James Edward Hervey MacDonald / Thomas John Thomson / Frederick Horsman Varley. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight fading of color on spine and hinges, small corner crease on front cover, small light soiling mark on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY TO 1855:  A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS., Reid, Richard, edited and introduction by.
189 Reid, Richard, edited and introduction by. THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY TO 1855: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS.
Toronto The Champlain Society 1990 0886290619 / 9780886290610 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 
354 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Red cloth with gilt lettering/crest on spine No. 692 of an edition of twelve hundred and fifty. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Illustrations and Maps; Introduction (British Emigration Policy and the Settlement of the Ottawa Valley / Social Order and Growth in the Valley / From Timber to Lumber / Changing Patterns of Transportation / Urban Growth in the Ottawa Valley and the Rise of Bytown / Ottawa Valley Politics, 1820-1855 / Religion and Education in the Valley); Documents (arranged under the same headings); Bibliography; Index. Minor bumping at corners. 
Price: 35.00 USD
JOSHUA THEN AND NOW., Richler, Mordecai.
190 Richler, Mordecai. JOSHUA THEN AND NOW.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1980 First Edition Card covers in cerlox binding. Very Good 
435 pp, 8 1/2" H. Blue card covers with black lettering on front, black cerlox binding. Uncorrected Proof copy of Richler's semi-autobiographical novel and the basis of the film. Publisher's compliments slip laid in at front. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - soft crease at bottom edge of rear cover, minor soiling on edges of text block. 
Price: 70.00 USD
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2001 0297646079 / 9780297646075 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
350 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w and colour illustrations, maps/battle plans. "At breakfast on the morning of the battle of Waterloo, the Emperor Napoleon declared that the Duke of Wellington was a bad general, the British were bad soldiers and that France could not fail to win an easy victory. Forever afterwards, historians have accused him of gross overconfidence and massively underestimating the calibre of the British commander opposed to him. Andrew Roberts presents an original, highly revisionist view of the relationship between the two greatest captains of their age. The fascinating, constantly changing relationship between these two historical giants forms the basis of (his) compelling study in pride, rivalry, propaganda, nostalgia and posthumous revenge." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very minor rubbing and edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 2007 0771075391 / 9780771075391 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
348 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "One of Canada's first scientific explorers, Joseph Burr Tyrrell began his career in the late nineteenth century by surveying the Rocky Mountains on foot and mapping remote northern regions from a birchbark canoe; he ended it at the dawn of the Atomic Age, flying across the wilderness in bush planes. Among his many accomplishments, Tyrrell discovered Canada's first dinosaur, Albertosaurus, and an Ice Age glacier he named Keewatin. He risked his own and his companions' lives charting the Dubawnt and Kazan river networks west of Hudson Bay, and rescued the maps and records of Canada's great geographer, David Thompson, from oblivion. After he failed to find gold in the Klondike, Tyrrell gambled on buying a gold mine in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, and won millions." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very minor edge wear. 
Price: 17.50 USD
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1972 0771076754 / 9780771076756 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
318 pp, 351 pp, 9 1/4" H - 2 volume set. 'The Rush for Spoils' - published 1972, ISBN 0771076754. 'Pillars of Profit' - published 1973, ISBN 077107672X. B&w illustrations. "This is an extensively researched and thorough history of British Columbia that represents a new departure in the political and historical literature of the province. (The) first volume covers the years to 1933, when Conservative Premier Tolmie was replaced by the Liberal Pattullo. (The second volume covers) the stormy years of T.D. Pattullo's war on the Great Depression, the Liberal-Conservative coalition against Socialism, the reign of W.A.C. Bennett and Social Credit during twenty years of scandal and controversy and, finally, the victory of the N.D.P. under Dave Barrett in the general election of August, 1972. Dr. Robin's critical approach to the politicians, their ideologies and policies, is supported by a mass of facts that will make this well-written and entertaining study a standard reference work for years to come." The Rush for Spoils has minor wrinkle at bottom of spine and very small light stain on top of text block. Dust Jackets: 'The Rush for Spoils' has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, four small edge tears archivally taped. 'Pillars of Profit' has very light edge wear and rubbing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
194 Rohmer, Richard. (Inscribed by author.) SEPARATION.
McClelland and Stewart, (Toronto, 1976), Ist edition. 
240 pp, large 8vo, gard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FREE FRONT ENDPAPER. "In this action-packed sequel to 'Exodus U.K.', the author...sets up a blend of international intrigue, high-level politics, and global tension...What happens when t he government of Quebec finally decides to secede? How does the assassination of a major Arab leader by a beautiful PLO terrorist affect the course of events in England and Canda? What are the implications of a dramatic British election in the face of worldwide political and encomic crises?..." Embossed blindstamp on title page, minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear, light rubbing/scuffing/creasing, light browning to spine and edges, a few tiny tears. VG/G 
Price: 12.00 USD
195 Roy, Gabrielle. Translated from the French by Harry L. Binsse. WHERE NESTS THE WATER HEN.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1965 Hard Cover Very Good 
160 pp, 8 1/4" H. Blue/green boards with red lettering on spine and front board, black illustration on front board. A novel about the Tousignant family of remote Little Water Hen island, Manitoba, and of Father Joseph-Marie, a Capuchin, who cares for the local community. Boards are slightly curled, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, tiny bump at bottom corner of both boards. 
Price: 15.00 USD
196 Roy, James A. Foreword by W.A. Macintosh. KINGSTON, THE KING'S TOWN.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1952, Ist edition. 
364 pp, large 8vo, HC in dust jacket. Pictorial/photographic endpapers, b&w plates. "From its origin as a French trading post and garrison through the turbulent years of Indian warfare, the anxieties of the American Revolution and the War of 1812, we follow the transformation of Kingston into a cathedral city, a uniiversity town, and into the modern commercial hub of today. The reader is guided through the times of cholera epidemics, public hangings, regimental dinners, sedate q u a d r i l l e s , c ure-all advertisements, political squabbles, through two world wars into a 'city of spires and domes...and public buildings of chaste Georgeian design'..." Previous owner's (prominent Canadian historian) name/info. in pencil on h al f- ti tl e pa ge , s ma ll stain to edge of front pastedown - otherwise clean and tight. Light edgewear to boards, shallow bump with tiny performation to cloth at bottom of front board, top/bottom of spine lightly wrinkled, light foxing to to p o f b ook . Dus t jac ket h as br owning to edges and spine, chip from top edge of front panel (no loss of text/illus.), small tears/chips. VG-/G 
Price: 35.00 USD
THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L.M. MONTGOMERY.  VOLUME I: 1889-1910., Rubio, Mary & Waterston, Elizabeth, editors.  (L.M. Montgomery - Lucy Maud Montgomery.)
197 Rubio, Mary & Waterston, Elizabeth, editors. (L.M. Montgomery - Lucy Maud Montgomery.) THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L.M. MONTGOMERY. VOLUME I: 1889-1910.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1985 019540503X / 9780195405033 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
424 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, maps, genealogical chart. The first volume of 'The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery' "takes her to 1910, the year before her marriage, when she left Prince Edward Island. It recounts her schooldays in Cavendish, redolent with incidents, impressions, and romantic 'crushes' that found their way into her fiction; a year spent in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, with her father and stepmother; a year of study at Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown, where she trained to be a teacher, and another at Dalhousie University; her teaching years; a powerful infatuation with the son of a family she lived with; a long and mostly unhappy period of keeping house for her grandmother; and the publication of 'Anne of Green Gables'. The autobiographical content will fasciant every devoted reader of the Anne books. But the Montgomery journals are especially interesting because they provide a unique social history and the privilege of viewing closely the life of a remarkable woman. Comprising perhaps the most vivid and detailed memoir in Canadian letters, the journals will join 'Anne of Green Gables' in ensuring Montgomery's lasting place in Canadian liter-ature." Very light browning to pages and edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor soiling, light wrinkling and a few tiny tears at top of spine, some waviness on rear panel, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 17.50 USD
THE CANADIAN COWBOY:  STORIES OF COWS, COWBOYS, AND CAYUSES., Russell, Andy.  Illustrations by Don Brestler.
198 Russell, Andy. Illustrations by Don Brestler. THE CANADIAN COWBOY: STORIES OF COWS, COWBOYS, AND CAYUSES.
McClelland & Stewart, (Toronto, 1994), 2nd printing. 
287 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. B&w illustrations. Contents: Trailing Herds North and West; Saddles and the Men Who Rode Them; The Development of Cowboy Costume; Cowboys and the Buffalo; The Last of the Free Range; Life in Cow Country; Saskatchewan Campfires; British Columbia Cow Country; Trails of a Young Cowboy; Tough Times; The Unknown Quantity; Some Hazards of the Game; George and Frenchy; Cows, Cayuses, and Dudes; In Retrospect; Epilogue - The Wall-Eyed Stud. Interior - a few scattered light ink marks on last page, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. VG+ 
Price: 11.50 USD
CHIVALRY., Sabatini, Rafael.
199 Sabatini, Rafael. CHIVALRY.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, (1935), first Canadian edition. 
292 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H), hard cover (black cloth with red lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. High adventure in Italy. Light browning to endpapers, small stains in margins and gutter of pages 48/49, light browning to edges o f textblock, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
THE LOST KING., Sabatini, Rafael.
200 Sabatini, Rafael. THE LOST KING.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, (1937), first Canadian edition. 
379 pp, 8vo (8 3/8" H), hard cover (black cloth with red lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. An adventure story of revolutionary France. Very light browning to pages, very light rubbing to top of textblock, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of textblock, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
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