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Sir Oliver Mowat A Biographical Sketch Volumes 1 & 2

by Biggar, C. R. W.

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Olmstead Books
Published
1905
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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Toronto, ON, Canada: Warwick Bro's & Rutter, Limited, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. Rebound in original cloth boards with new end papers on both volumes. The volumes have cloth binding repairs to the boards and then rebound to the text. There are some edge damp stains in volume 2 that does not affect the… Read more
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$40.00
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Wo Lee Stories

by Norris, John: SIGNED

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780968138618
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$20.00

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New Denver, BC, Canada: Twa Corbies, 1997. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Map of Nelson, signed by author on title page, 124 pages.
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$20.00
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Stepping Into The Spotlight; The ITMA Years

by Weir, Molly

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780091241506
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$18.00

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London, United Kingdom: Hutchinson of London, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. The blue boards have very light wear as does the 190 page book. The price clipped dust jacket has four tears to 2 cm.
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$18.00
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The Sourdough & the Queen The Many Lives of Klondike Joe Boyle

by Taylor, Leonard W.

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Olmstead Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780458968107
Item Price
$34.00

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Toronto, ON, Canada: Methuen, 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good /Very Good. 8vo, Cream and gray boards with cream letters. FIRST EDITION. Signed by author on the title page. Illustrated with early photographs dating from 1898-1922. DJ has two tears to 1 cm and shows light shelf wear. 394 pages. 1A
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$34.00
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Zorra Boys At Home And Abroad or Success Illustrated By Example

by Mackay, W. A.

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Olmstead Books
Published
1901
Condition
Fair
Edition
Second edition
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$28.00

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Toronto, ON, Canada: William Briggs, 1901. Second edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Gifted by author thus, "To Charlotte From The Author 1901", on second free page. The top of the spine is frayed as well as the four corners of boards. The rear hinge is about half cracked, the rear free page is missing and there are 239… Read more
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$28.00
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The Navy & Me

by Barrett, Harry B. , (SIGNED)

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Olmstead Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780968608029
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$13.95

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Port Dover, Ontario, Canada: Patterson Creek Press, 2003. First edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Signed by author on title page. The book has very light wear and 259 pages.
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$13.95
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The Hank Snow Story: Hank Snow, The Singing Ranger

by Snow, Hank, Ownbey, Jack, Burris, Bob

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Olmstead Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780252020896
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$16.00

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Chicago, IL, USA: University of Illinois Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The blue cloth boards have light wear, some illustrations and 555 pages. The dust jacket has a crease on the rear panel and a 1 cm tear on rear flap.
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$16.00
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Rebus's Scotland: A Personal Journey

by Rankin, Ian; Gillespie, Ross; Malley, Tricia

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Olmstead Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780752852454
Item Price
$17.00

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London, United Kingdom: Orion Books, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. The black boards have a light bump at base of spine and no marks. The dust jacket is not price clipped and has no tears.
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$17.00
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Memoir of the Rev. Christmas Evans, A Minister Of The Gospel In The Principality Of Wales

by Davis, J.

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Olmstead Books
Published
1840
Condition
Fair
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$125.00

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Mount Pleasant, Pa., United States: J. Davis And S. Siefried, 1840. First edition. Leather-bound. Fair. Full leather boards with label attached to spine. The front and rear hinges are partially cracked with the previous owners name on front end papers and dated 1844. The date on title page corresponds to copyright page to make it a FIRST… Read more
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$125.00
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Life And Work Of The Rt. Hon. Sir John Thompson P.C., K.C.M.G., Q.C. Prime Minister Of Canada

by Hopkins, J. Castell

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Olmstead Books
Published
1895
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$37.00

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Brantford, Ontario, Canada: Bradley, Garretson & Co., 1895. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The blue boards have gilt lettering and black graphics and very light wear. The book has light foxing, many illustration and 479 pages.
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$37.00
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Kootenai Brown: His Life And Times 1839-1916

by Rodney, William, SIGNED

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$24.95

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Sidney, British Columbia, Canada: Gray's Publishing Ltd., 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Brown boards with light shelf wear, some illustrations and 251 pages. Signed by author on title page, gifted by previous owner as well, maps for endpapers. The dust jacket has four tears to 1 cm.
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$24.95
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The Great Physician: a Life Of Sir William Osler

by Reid, Edith Gittings

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition Second Impression
Item Price
$20.00

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New York, NY, USA: Oxford University Press, 1931. First edition Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The brown boards have very light wear, some illustrations,299 pages. The dust jacket has three 1 cm tears at top of spine and is not price clipped.
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$20.00
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Mordecai The Life And Times

by Foran, Charles

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780676979633
Item Price
$16.00

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Toronto, ON, Canada: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The black and red boards are not bumped. The dust jacket is not price clipped and has no tears.
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$16.00
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The Real James Herriot; The Authorized Biography

by Wight, Jim

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780771088438
Item Price
$22.00

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Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good /Very Good Plus. The book has very light wear and the pages are bright. The Dust jacket has no tears and is not price clipped.
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$22.00
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The Legend Of Brigitte Bardot

by Haining, Peter

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780491033602
Item Price
$20.00

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London, United Kingdom: W. H. Allen, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Brown boards with gilt lettering the lower corners are bumped. First edition since it does not state reprint 19xx per Zempel's guide. Many B&W and color illustrations, 224 pages.
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$20.00
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Quotations and Counsels of Forrest E. Dager, D. D. with A Sketch of His Life

by Ruger, Claire C.

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1936 c
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
Item Price
$34.00

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Philadelphia, PA, USA: Author, 1936 c. First American edition. Paperback. Very Good. Brown card stock paper boards with very light wear and 57 pages.
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$34.00
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Les Pensees De Mono

by Chevalier, Maurice, SIGNED

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second edition
Item Price
$50.00

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Paris, France: Presses De La Cite, 1970. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The book has very light wear and very light foxing. SIGNED by author on half title page along with his birth and death dates. The dust jacket has a 1 cm at top of spine. The book is written in French. There are six newspaper… Read more
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$50.00
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My Adventures In The Golden Age Of Music

by Finck, Henry T.

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$20.00

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New York, NY, USA: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1927. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Red boards with guilt letters, previous owners name on front free page. Many illustrations and light foxing through out. Pages 462.
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$20.00
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A Fly On The Curtain (SIGNED)

by Euringer, Fred

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Canadian edition
ISBN
9780778011422
Item Price
$19.00

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Toronto, ON, Canada: Oberon Press, 2000. First Canadian edition. Paperback. Very Good. Signed by author on title page, previous owners name FFP. There is a slight crease to front cover. Pages 218.
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$19.00
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The Prizefighter And The Playwright (SIGNED)

by Tunney, Jay R.

Seller
Olmstead Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Canadian edition
ISBN
9781554076413
Item Price
$29.00

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Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada: Firefly Books, 2010. First Canadian edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Plus. Inscribed by author on title page, corners not bumped. The dust jacket has no tears or wear. Pages 287. Weight over one pound.
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$29.00
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