Very Good + in very good + jacket. Life on the Canadian Home Front during World War II. 202 p.; HC, VG+ in VG+ DJ. Mary Peate was a child during the Depression and a teenager during the war years. In this memoir, published for the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of war, draws on her memories and posters, advertising, newspaper clippings and other popular media to paint a picture of life on the home front. Ms. Peate went on to a 25 year career in writing and broadcasting in Canada. Her memoir of her childhood in 1930s Montreal, Girl in a Red River Coat, is also available.
Near Fine in Fine jacket. Book First edition in hardcover with dust jacket. McClelland and Stewart review stamp on FFEP. 201 pp. Illustrations. Tiny nick to the bottom of the front board otherwise Fine/Fine.
Fine in Fine jacket. (Signed) Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. First printing. SIGNED, dated, and inscribed by the author on the half-title page. Book and unclipped dust jacket are As New, crisp and clean and unblemished. Illustrated with photos and newspaper clippings. Laid in is a brief request letter from the author. 202 pp.
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. This copy is inscribed on the title page to Judy Mapping, the late owner of the legendary Montreal book store, the Double Hook. Protected in a Brodart cover.
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