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Gregor Strasser and the rise of Nazism

By: Stachura, Peter D

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1750

ISBN: 0049430270

Condition: Fair


0049430270 xiv, 178 pages. Extensive footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Gregor Strasser was the most influential and substantial leader, after Hitler, in the pre-1933 National Socialist Party. This work offers a comprehensive and scholarly assessment of Strasser's significant and ultimately tragic career, based largely upon previously unpublished German archival material. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Pencil markings to contents. Binding intact. Includes facsimile dust jacket in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy of this informative work. View more info

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Stalins Kampf Joseph Stalins Own Credo

By: Stalin,Joseph

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, JARROLDS PUBLISHERS LTD: 1940

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 342H4744

ISBN: B0006DDW4C

Condition: Good


B0006DDW4C xiii, [3], 17-295 pp. Eight pages of black and white photographic plates. Third printing of the 1940 first edition. "Here, in his own words, is the blueprint of Soviet ambitions, the statement of aims which explains Finland and Poland, the strange alliances and the seemingly amoral diplomacy of Russia. A startling, deeply significant drama of the iron man of Russia. Surprisingly readable and highly informative." - dust jacket. "In reading Stalin's words, it should be remembered that one of the first principles of Bolshevism as laid down by Lenin was that the end justifies the ... View more info

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Hans Frank's Diary

By: Stanislaw Piotrowski

Price: $895.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, PWN Polish Scientific Publishers: 1961

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 138A3916

ISBN: B0007IVXV0

Condition: Fair


B0007IVXV0 320 pages. Name index. Subject index. "A shortened version of the second edition (1957) of a work first published in Polish under the title 'Dziennik Hansa Franka' (Hans Frank's Diary). Frank was a Minister of the Third Reich and Governor General of those areas of Poland occupied by Nazi Germany which were not incorporated into the Reich. At the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg for the first time in the history of the world thousands of secret documents were revealed belonging to a state in the grip of the imperialist idea of world conquest. Among those documen... View more info

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Pitlighting Through Conscription

By: Stanley, Golden (Signed)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Powell River Heritage Research Association: 1985

Edition: From First Printing of 500 Copies

Seller ID: 124A7187

Condition: Good


99 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. Black and white illustrations. "Subject was born in 1910 in Vancouver. His family established a homestead in Horseshoe Valley. He worked in a variety of interesting trades and spent many decades living in Powell River, British Columbia." - paraphrased from page 2. Prior owner's name atop title page. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Brief Authority: Excursions of a Common Man in an Uncommon World / Recollections of China and Thailand

By: Stanton, Edwin F. (Signed)

Price: $995.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1957

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 871G4495

Condition: Good


290 pages. Index. Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. First printed in the US by Harper & Brothers in 1956. "Author was born in 1901 and in 1921 was appointed to the American Legation in Peiping - although his actual diplomatic career began in 1923 when he was named Vice-Consul at Mukden. For the next eighteen years he held various posts in many parts of China, until December 1941 - while he was American Counsul at Shanghai - when the Japanese captured the city and he was interned for several months. Named Consul General at Vancouver in 1945, he left the next year to... View more info

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Tethered Mercury: A Pilot's Memoir : The Right Stuff-- But the Wrong Sex

By: Steadman, Bernice Trimble; Clark, Josephine M.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Aviation Pr: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 863G4504

ISBN: 0970901607

Condition: Fine


0970901607 Signed by Steadman and Clark upon front free endpaper. 270 pages. "In 1983, when Sally Ride became the first American woman to enter space, there was no question of whether she could handle the physical stress of the flight, because in 1961 a secret study found thirteen women were physically fit and properly motivated to become astronauts. Bernice Steadman was one of the twenty-five women invited, and one of the thirteen to pass that early strenuous physical. But then she was only allowed to watch, not to participate, as American men first flew into space." - from dust j... View more info

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Atlin's Gold

By: Steele, Peter

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Caitlin Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713G3900

ISBN: 0920576478

Condition: Very Good


0920576478 239 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "We are led simultaneously into both the past and present of one of B.C.'s most fascinating towns - Atlin." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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The harps of war

By: Stephens, W. Ray

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, F. Harris Music Co: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A4341

ISBN: 0887971997

Condition: Good


0887971997 271 pages. Although based on fact, and the reminiscenses of the author, the characters in this book are fictional. "It all began in 1936 when I joined the famous band of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) in Winnipeg.... As the band drove into liberated Hilversum, we were overrun by tearful and cheerful Dutch because we had liberated them. Others would follow but we were the first. 'We are not soldiers,' we explained. 'But you have liberated us.' " Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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George Howe: Toward a modern American architecture

By: Stern, Robert A. M

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Yale University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G3259

ISBN: 0300016425

Condition: Good


0300016425 273 pages. Index. Numerous repruductions of black and white photos. Footnotes. List of works. List of abbreviations. "Offers a perceptive discussion of both a key figure and a little-studied phase of American architecture." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade cover. A sound copy. View more info

Podborski!

By: Steve Podborski

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46409737

ISBN: 077107025X

Condition: Good


077107025X 237 pages. Author's own exciting and fast-paced story about the pressure-cooker world of ski-racing and how he beat the best in the world. Unmarked. Lightly yellowed. Moderate wear. View more info

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Stanfield

By: Stevens, Geoffrey

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46308223

ISBN: 0771083580

Condition: Very Good


0771083580 Neatly signed, without inscription, upon half-title page by Robert Stanfield. viii, 279 pages. Index. "Revealed for the first time the man and the politician, what he was and what made him that way. Based on extensive original research, including lengthy interviews with Stanfield, his friends, his allies, and his enemies, this is the only comprehensive portrait of this fascinating and paradoxical national figure once described as the most liberal, humane, and civilized mind on our political landscape. Stanfield was the rarest of breeds; an honourable politician." - dust... View more info

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A Bootle family: The diaries of John and Roy Stevenson (1921/22)

By: Stevenson, John

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Geembejay Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111A7788

ISBN: 190015174X

Condition: Very Good


190015174X 187 pages. Black and white illustrations. "In the unedited 1921/22 diaries of two teenage brothers, Roy and John Stevenson, there is an illustration of family life in Bootle on Merseyside after the First World War." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Quality copy. View more info

Shoes for the Road

By: Stewart, Alexander

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., Pickering & Inglis: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15104086

Condition: Fair


197 pages. Black and white frontis plate of subject. Prior owner's name and address label atop front free endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling externally. Binding intact. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, August (Aug.) 1938 - Sir Herbert Barker / Wonders of Zululand

National Home Monthly Magazine, August (Aug.) 1938 - Sir Herbert Barker / Wonders of Zululand

By: Stewart, Dr. H.; Healy, J.; Kempton, K.; Gribble, L.; McMorrow, T.; Farjeon, J.; Sholto-Douglas, N.; Robertson, F

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4820

Condition: Good


44 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of lady in swimwear by Corinne Malvern; Editorial mentions these three topics - the British Ministry of Air, Turmoil in Mexico, and Midsummer in Canada; Little Miss Hurricane (short story); Mr. Burgoyne's Octopus (short story); Wonders of Zululand - great photo-illustrated aritcle, including photo of chief Sidiya; Strictly Personal (short story); The Autobiography of Sir Herbert Barker (part III); Windmills for Sale (short story); Air Liner (short story); Tennis Stars Wanted - photo-illustrated article claims the tennis world will be boring until a ... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, February (Feb.) 1946 - Colonel Juan D. Peron is Fuehrer of Argentina

National Home Monthly Magazine, February (Feb.) 1946 - Colonel Juan D. Peron is Fuehrer of Argentina

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Adolphe, Edward; Ferry, P.; Green, H. G.; Perkins, D.W.; Jenkins, Will F.; Roberts, A.; Carter, Dyson; Colbert, A.; Reed, E.C.; Galton, L.N.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4759

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Lovely cover illustration of fashionable lady in black hat by Hal Smith; Blue Top Brewing Co. ad inside front cover features neighbourly home design; Nice colour Maxwell House ad features smooching morning couple; One-page colour ad for Waterman's Taperite pens; The Problem of the Peace Treaties; The Black God (short story); Club for 'Fraid Cats - photo-illustrated article on New York's Society of Timid Sould; And Let the Credit Go (short story); Your Great-Great-Great-Grandmother and the Atom Bomb; Fuehrer of the Pampas - photo-illustrated article on Colonel Juan D. Peron... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, December (Dec.) 1945 - Paris and Her Pet Dogs / Trader Jack Redshaw of Granville, Illinois

National Home Monthly Magazine, December (Dec.) 1945 - Paris and Her Pet Dogs / Trader Jack Redshaw of Granville, Illinois

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Jackson, M.C.; Winslow, H.; Blodget, B.B.; Denison, Merrill; Carlisle, Norman; Chase, Frances Jr.; Adams, J.C.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4761

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Lovely cover illustration of shoeshine boy; Bright colour Parker pen ad inside front cover; Nice colourr Ritz cracker ad; Post-War Education - A Canadian Problem; Trans-Canada Telephone System one-page ad; Canada Dry colour ad; What the War Has Done to Canada; A White Candle (short story); All in the Family (short story); Swap King Jack Redshaw of Granville Illinois - photo-illustrated article; Christmas Gift (short story); Dog Days in Paris - great photo-illustrated article of Parisians and their dogs; Man of the Month, G.B. Gordon, President of Dominion Textile Company; ... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, September (Sept.) 1940 - "Great Souled Gandhi" / Oil Will Win the War

National Home Monthly Magazine, September (Sept.) 1940 - "Great Souled Gandhi" / Oil Will Win the War

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Peterson, H.; Taber, G.; Fleming, B.; Willis, A.; Olsson, C.; Wray, D.; Brogden, S.; Bayne, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4804

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Lovely photo-illustrated RCA Victor radio ad inside front cover; News digest includes 'Petain and Hindenburg', 'The Franco-British Naval Clash', 'Our Glorious Air Force', and 'Third Term for President Roosevelt?"; Oil Will Win the War - prophetic article on WWII; "Great-Souled Mahatma Gandhi - wonderful photo-illustrated article asks if his vow of non-violence will settle our empire's hugest problem; The Wicker Chair (short story); Best of Breed (short story); An Evening in Town (short story); Miracle Man of Australian Never-Never - photo-illustrated article on Aus... View more info

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Broken Music: A Memoir

By: Sting

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Dial Press Trade Paperback: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 465C8581

ISBN: 0385338651

Condition: Good


0385338651 337 pages. Sting's distinctive signature upon title page. "A book about the early part of my life, from childhood through adolescence, right up to the eve of my success with the Police. It is a story very few people know." - from dust jacket of hard cover edition. Unmarked with moderate external wear. Binding tight and square. A sound copy. View more info

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Unsafe for aircrew

By: Stofer, Eric

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, HERSS: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 814C5855

ISBN: 0969516304

Condition: Fair


0969516304 430 pages. Signed by author upon half-title page. "Recreates the conversations, the tensions, the humour, the worries that Stofer lived. He brings us into a pre-op briefing session; we join him on many of his 30 ops; and he recounts the dangers of life on leave in London for a lusty young man." - from back cover. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Slight lean to spine. A worthy reading copy. View more info

A Little Bit of Love - Ada and Ida Stoltzfus in India: Three Years of Relief Work

By: Stoltzfus, Ada; Stoltzfus, Ida; as Told to Marie E. Cutman

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Place Unstated, Publisher Unstated: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46206280

Condition: Very Good


199 pages. Signed by all three authors upon title page. An exciting account of two women who were in India the day it gained its independence from Great Britain. Over ten million people were displaced as the result of India being divided into two nations, New India and Pakistan. Ada and Ida saw the results of the fighitng and riots that followed and did what they could to follow the example of the Good Samaritan. They "anointed and bound up wounds and offered assistance." The "twins" as they are known, worked in refugee camps. They distributed tons of clothing and food. ... View more info