Memoirs, Family Histories, Poetry Collections — Custom Books


Collected love poems exchanged between former Ambassador
Geoffrey Pearson and Senator Landon Pearson in the 1950s,
presented by the widow as a memorial gift to her grandchildren
to honour a remarkable marriage.
24 pgs. 6 x 9 inches, linen hardcover with handmade
japanese endpapers. letterpress and offset.
Edition of 30 copies



Dr. Olga Rogers, one of Canada’s first female psychiatrists.
A 6,000 word life profile written by Patricia Pearson after interviewing Rogers, her family and friends.
48 pgs. 9 x 12 inches, hardcover.
Edition of 40 copies.  See Inside: olga-rogers

A surprise profile, featuring discretely-conducted interviews
with colleagues and family, of an accomplished businesswoman,
commissioned by her spouse as a 50th birthday present.
56 pgs. Custom leather bound book with matching presentation box.
Edition of 2.

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The history of the Gairloch Mackenzie clan
dating back to 13th century Scotland and brought forward to the 1920s,
embedding a particular family’s ancestry in social and cultural history.
96 pages. Green linen hardcover with gold embossed title.
Edition of 100. See Inside: whats-bred-in-the-bone

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Memoir. 280 pgs. 6X9 inches, softcover.
Print run of 200 copies.

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Memoir. 172 pgs. 6X9 inches, softcover.
Print run of 200 copies.

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Family History. 328 pgs. 6X9 inches, softcover.
Print run of 200 copies.

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Coffee table style book. 11 x 12 inches. 56 pgs. Custom leather bound with blind debossed title. Japanese endpapers. Edition of 12 .


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For an 80th birthday present, a professionally-photographed catalogue
of hobby paintings, including a photo of the artist
at her easel.
36 pgs. 7 x 8 inches, softcover.
Edition of 15.

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