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Image for Home from the Hill: Autumn Wanderings in the North-West, 1881-1884

Home from the Hill: Autumn Wanderings in the North-West, 1881-1884

By: A.S. Hill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, TouchWood Editions: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754C7108

ISBN: 0920663303

Condition: Good


0920663303 214 pages including footnotes and index. Black and white photos. "Fun, freedom and adventure - these were what drew many young men away from Victorian England to a life of wide horizons in British Columbia. This 'Triography' profiles three of the most intriguing of these newcomers. Moderate external wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. Faint evidence of small label removal atop half-title page. A quality copy. View more info

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Kolvaktarens Visor

By: Andersson, Dan

Price: $59.89

Publisher: Sweden, IBA: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 74204580

Condition: Good


192 pages. Text in a Scandinavian language. Prior owner's details upon verso of front free endpaper. Originally published in 1915. Light wear to book which has lean to spine. Above-average wear to illustrated dust jacket. View more info

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History of Education - Ontario Normal School Manuals

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1924

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 833C6931

Condition: Good


242 pages. Reprint of the 1915 first edition. Authorized by the Ontario Minister of Education. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper. Some light pencil markings to contents. Binding surprisingly tight. Moderate wear to dark purple boards. A quality copy. View more info

The University of British Columbia - Twenty-First Anniversary: 1915-1936

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Canada, Not Stated: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71507131

Condition: Fair


40 pages ca. 1936. Fascinating black and white archival photographic reproductions. Discusses: History, Site, Campus, Buildings, Library, Museums, Instruction, Research, Alumni, Student Activity. Blue card covers well soiled and worn. Occasional pencil underlining and marginalia. Contents moderately soiled and partially yellowed. Smells like "an old book" but remains a worthy volume. View more info

Image for Collier's, The National Weekly (Magazine), March (Mar.) 13, 1915, Vol. 54, No. 26 - In the German Trenches / General Joseph Joffre

Collier's, The National Weekly (Magazine), March (Mar.) 13, 1915, Vol. 54, No. 26 - In the German Trenches / General Joseph Joffre

By: Beveridge, Albert J.; Lea, Fanny Heaslip; Fitch, George; Bullock, William; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Collier's: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2830

Condition: Fair


Features: Attractive cover illustration of Marshal Joseph Jacques C?saire Joffre of France; Good Year tire ad inside front cover; Elegant one-page ad for The White Company of Cleveland (automaker); Classy one-page ad for Hart Schaffner & Marx clothiers of New York; In the German Trenches - the 2nd of Senator Albert J. Beveridge's articles; By Margarita Trench (fiction by Fannie Heaslip Lea); We Shall Meet, But We Shall Miss Them - article on the 64th Congress; The Fence Breaker (baseball fiction by William Bullock); General Joseph Joffre of France; The Narrow Margin (fiction by Helen Baker Pa... View more info

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The Mineral Resources of the Atlin Mining Division: Bulletin No. 2, 1915

By: Brewer, W.M., M.E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC Canada, British Columbia Bureau of Mines: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 327C5326

Condition: Fair


24 pages. Black and white photos, illustrations and maps. "The mining operations carried on during 1914 in the Atlin Mining Division were confined almost entirely to the creeks which have been annual producers of placer gold since 1899." - from page 5. Includes the mining operations at O'Donnel River, Taku Arm (including proposed railway), Fourth of July Creek and the Rainy Hollow camp on the Klehini River. Above-average wear. Small chip from bottom corner of all pages and covers. Binding taped and intact. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

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The Mineral Resources of the Skeena Mining Division and Portions of the Omineca and Queen Charlotte Divisions: Bulletin No. 3, 1915

By: Brewer, W.M., M.E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC Canada, British Columbia Bureau of Mines: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 327C5327

Condition: Fair


56 pages. Black and white photos, illustrations and maps. "Prince Rupert, the western terminus of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, is a distributing centre for the Skeena River and the Omineca Mining Divisions. It is the natural starting point ... because it is the seat of Government Agency for that section of British Columbia, as well as being the ocean terminus of the transcontinental railway. Starting at Prince Rupert examinations were made east as far as Lorne Creek, a distance 130 miles by railroad" - from page 5. Includes the mining operations, owners, type of resources and type... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, January (Jan.) 10, 1953: Commuting Through Red Germany / Baseball's Biggeset Winner, Robin Roberts of the Phillies

The Saturday Evening Post, January (Jan.) 10, 1953: Commuting Through Red Germany / Baseball's Biggeset Winner, Robin Roberts of the Phillies

By: Carson, R.; O'Donnell, J.; Perry, G.; Paston, H.; Lubell, S.; Smith, H.; Sherrod, R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0776

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Nice snow angel cover illustration by John Falter; I Ride Nightmare Highway - James P. O'Donnell drives from Helmstedt to Berlin in 1952 and must deal with surly, unpredictable Russians at checkpoints; Debonair Dan - Dan London and his St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, The Magnificent Innkeeper; Baseball's Biggest Winner - Robin Roberts of the Phillies; Who Elected Eisenhower?; Why Pay for Advice?; The Tiger at Red China's Heels - Color-photo-illustrated interview with Chiang Kai-shek on Formosa (Taiwan); We Made the Impossible Voyage (2nd of 3 articles) - Dr. Thomas Da... View more info

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The Foreign Office and the famine: British documents on Ukraine and the great famine of 1932-1933

By: Carynnyk, Marco; Luciuk, Lubomyr Y.; Kordan, Bohdan S.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Limestone Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112H4096

ISBN: 0919642292

Condition: Good


0919642292 Signed and inscribed "For Robert Conquest, with admiration" atop title page, apparently by Luciuk, at Kingston, Ontario in 2008. Conquest [1917-1915] was a renowned author and sovietologist once described by a close adviser to Margaret Thatcher as Britain's greatest living historian. His landmark 1986 treatise 'The Harvest of Sorrow' documented the Ukraine's great terror-famine of 1932-1933. 493 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Fold-out colour map. "The documents reveal that even at the height of the famine the Soviet authorities denied that there was starvation, rej... View more info

Report of the Sixth Annual Meeting Held at Ottawa January 12-20, 1915

By: Commission of Conservation

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Commission of Conservation: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72309458

Condition: Fair


333 pages including index. Hinges open. Green boards well-soiled. Average wear. View more info

Image for Vancouver's Glory Years: Public Transit 1890 - 1915

Vancouver's Glory Years: Public Transit 1890 - 1915

By: Conn, Heather; Ewert, Henry

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Whitecap Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G2678

ISBN: 1552855171

Condition: Fine


1552855171 224 pages. Index. "This photo-rich collection heralds 25 years of startling growth and transformation, when revolutionary streetcars and interurbans launched an era of unprecedented change... Showcases the city's vibrant transportation past - from fun observation cars to the unique women's hobble skirt car, from safety issues and crime reports to unsavoury entertainment." - from dust jacket. An unread copy with zero wear. Dust jacket preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Beautiful. View more info

Image for Antique Automobile Magazine - Official Publication of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Inc., March-April 1962 - The World's First Production Car - The Benz "Velo"

Antique Automobile Magazine - Official Publication of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Inc., March-April 1962 - The World's First Production Car - The Benz "Velo"

By: Cope, E. Stanley P.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Antique Automobile Club of America, Inc. (AACA): 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536G1172

Condition: Good


Features: The World's First Production Car - The historic "Velo, a product of Benz's first series production run - a fascinating article with informative illustrations; The Edwardian Peerless - a discussion of the famous racing "Green Dragons" which used the fine Peerless chassis and T head engine from 1906 through 1915 - article with great photos, specs and pre-1915 owners list; E. Stanley P. Cope's 1909 Peerless - major photo feature; A 1909 Petrel "4" Roadster - article with photos; The Story of a Mysterious 1929 Model 626 Packard Eight Special Roadster; AACA Movies; a... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 26, Vol. 2 February (Feb.) 16, 1915

The Times History of the War - Part 26, Vol. 2 February (Feb.) 16, 1915

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times (of London): 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8690

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 26 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter XLLVI The French Offensive From the Aisne to Ypres; Index to Volume 2. Centerfold map entitled "From Ypres to Albert. Moderate wear. 2.75 HP Douglas M... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 27, Vol. 3 February (Feb.) 23, 1915

The Times History of the War - Part 27, Vol. 3 February (Feb.) 23, 1915

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times (of London): 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8691

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 27 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter XLVII From the Fall of the Antwerp to the Battle of the Yser/ Chapter XLVIII The Advance on Ypres. Centerfuld Map entitled: Map to Illustrate the Movements ... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 28, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 2, 1915

The Times History of the War - Part 28, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 2, 1915

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times (of London): 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8692

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 28 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter XLIX The Intervention of Turkey; Chapter L The Turkish Army; Chapter LI The Outbreak of War and the Campaign in the Caucasus. Unmarked. Average wear. Bind... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 31, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 23, 1915 - The Fighting on the Yser

The Times History of the War - Part 31, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 23, 1915 - The Fighting on the Yser

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times (of London): 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8694

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 31 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter LIV The German Counter-Offensive and the Belgian Battle of the Yser. Centerfold Map: The Battlefields from Nieuport to La Bassee, Showing Approximate Positi... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 32, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 30, 1915 - The Russian Campaign

The Times History of the War - Part 32, Vol. 3 March (Mar.) 30, 1915 - The Russian Campaign

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times (of London): 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8695

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 32 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter LV Russia's Problem; Chapter LVI The First Invasion of East Prussia. Centerfold Map: The Eastern Theatre of War. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 33, Vol. 3 April (Apr.) 6, 1915 - The First Galician Campaign

The Times History of the War - Part 33, Vol. 3 April (Apr.) 6, 1915 - The First Galician Campaign

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8696

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 32 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter LVII The Russian Conquest of Galicia. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 38, Vol. 3, May 11, 1915 - The Fight For Calais

The Times History of the War - Part 38, Vol. 3, May 11, 1915 - The Fight For Calais

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8698

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 38 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter LXII - The Battle of Ypres (First Phase); Chapter LXIII - The Franco-Belgian Battle of the Yser. Centerfold Map entitled Map To Illustrate The First Phase o... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War - Part 39, Vol. 3, May 18, 1915 - The South African Rebellion

The Times History of the War - Part 39, Vol. 3, May 18, 1915 - The South African Rebellion

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8699

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 39 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter LXIV - The South African Rebellion. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Laid in is an insert which lists the contents of Volume III of this series. ... View more info