Category: Biography


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A Great Rural Sisterhood: Madge Robertson Watt and the ACWW

By: Ambrose, Linda M.

Price: $19.53

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, 2015

Edition: 1st Edition.

Trade paperback. 326 pages including Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated b/w photographs. . Size: 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall, View more info

A Short Life of Kierkegaard

By: Walter Lowrie

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2013

Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing.

Paperback. 293 pages. In this classic biography, the celebrated Kierkegaard translator Walter Lowrie presents a charming and warmly appreciative introduction to the life and work of the great Danish writer. S244 View more info

A. Lincoln: A Biography

By: White Jr., Ronald C.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009

Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing.

Trade paperback. 796 pages. Illustrated. View more info

Albrecht Durer: A Biography

By: Hutchison, Jane Campbell

Price: $16.74

Publisher: Princeton University Press, 1990

Edition: Much Later Printing.

Unclipped dust jacket light edgewear, sunning to spine. Text sharp, clean and unmarked. 247 pages including Notes; Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. View more info

Alfred Stieglitz and the American Avant-Grade

By: Homer, William I.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York Graphic Society, 1979

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Trade paperback. 335 pages. Examines Steiglitz's revolutionary role in the American avant-garde from the turn of the century to 1917. View more info

Àt the Barricades`: A Memoir

By: A. Alan Borovoy

Price: $13.02

Publisher: Toronto, Irwin Law, 2013

Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing.

Trade paperback, pictorial French flaps. 364 pages including Appendix and Index. Illustrated in b/w and colour.. View more info

Bapi. The Love of My Life

By: Anoushka Shankar; Ravi Shankar

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Lustre Press/Roli Books, 2002

Edition: 1st Edition.

Pictorial boards in similar unclipped dust jacket. Gift inscription free endpaper, else as new. Size: 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall, View more info

Beatrix Potter : The Extraordinary Life of a Victorian Genius

By: Lear, Linda

Price: $9.30

Publisher: London, Penguin Books, 2008

Edition: 1st Printing.

Trade paperback. 584 pages. Illustrated in b/w and colour. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness. Size: 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾&... View more info

Becoming George: The Life of Mrs W. B. Yeats

By: Saddlemyer, Ann and Plant, Richard

Price: $17.62

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2004

Edition: 1sr Paperback Edition.

Trade paperback.808 pages including Appendix, Abbreviatuons, Notes and Index. Illustrated. Ann Saddlemyer's biography of W. B. Yeats's wife, George, portrays an extraordinarily talented, intelligent, and self-effacing woman, whose creative influence has never before been fully understood. Size: 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall, View more info


By: Jean-Paul Bled

Price: $15.81

Publisher: Librairie Académique Perrin, 2011

Trade paperback. 319 pages. Text in French. Size: 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall, View more info

Bora Laskin: Bringing Law to Life (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History)

By: Girard, Philip

Price: $18.55

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2005

Edition: 1st Edition.

Unclipped dust jacket light shelf-wear. 646 numbered pages including Notes and Index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

Bravo, Miss Brown: A World Without Sight and Sound (Signed)

By: MacTavish, Newton

Price: $19.53

Publisher: Toronto Canada, Cavu Inc., 2001

Edition: 1st Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Trade paperback, French wraps. Inscribed by author. 392 pages, illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist As a Young %@&*!

By: Spiegelman, Art

Price: $16.74

Publisher: Pantheon Books, 2008

Edition: First Revised Edition.

Illustrated boards. Unpaginated. The creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus reflects on the comics form and its influence on his life and art as he traces his evolution from comics obsessed boy to a neurotic adult exploring the effects of his parents' memories of Auschwitz on his own son, in a volume that includes a facsimile of Breakdowns, the artist's comics from the 1970s. View more info

Brown of the Globe. Vol 1: Voice of Upper Canada, 1818-59. Vol. 2: Statesman of Confederation, 1860-80. (Signed)

By: Careless, J.M.S.

Price: $26.04

Publisher: The Macmillan Co. Canada, 1966

Edition: Reprint.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Two volumes in slipcase. Books in fine condition, dust jacketes have lightest edgewear. Slipcase is rubbed to extremities. strengthened with tape. Volume I has the George Brown Award, 1968 , signed by the author, William G. Davis, "Bill". Minister of Education, later Premier, and the school principal. View more info

Cartoon Charlie: The Life and Art of Animation Pioneer Charles Thorson

By: Waltz, Gene

Price: $26.92

Publisher: Winnipeg, Great Plains Publications, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition.

Illustrated card French wraps. Price-intact. Previous owner`s stamp free endpaper. 222 pages, illustrated b/w and colour. Designer of Bugs Bunny, Punkinhead, Elmer Fudd and Little Hiawatha, to name just a few. . View more info