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Image for Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 624H4032

ISBN: B0037V7UMK

Condition: Good


B0037V7UMK viii, [1], 162 pages. Attractively colour-illustrated maroon boards. Two maps in pocket inside back board. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables. "Seven of the papers are devoted to discussion of stratigraphy and stratigraphic problems, three are discourses on structural problems, two are concerned with economic geology, and one with the development of hydroelectric power in the Bow River drainage basin. Begins with a brief sketch of the human history of the area being studied." - Preface. Intended to serve as a useful and... View more info

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The Glenn Gould reader

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232H2944

ISBN: 0886190800

Condition: Good


0886190800 473 pages. "Here, for the first time, nearly everything Gould wrote or spoke for publication - from the liner notes for his first 'Goldberg' Variations recording in 1956 to a poignant and revealing interview with Tim Page shortly before his death - has been gathered together. And, perhaps for the first time as well, we can begin to comprehend fully the scope of the intellect behind the musical artistry." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A qu... View more info

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McCall's Needlework Magazine, Fall/Winter 1955-56

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, McCall's Corporation: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1107

ISBN: B003LD9FM2

Condition: Good


B003LD9FM2 148 pages. Transfer pattern No. 1981 on cover. Over 150 smart gifts to make for Christmas. Average wear. A pleasing vintage copy. View more info

Image for McCall's Needlework Spring-Summer 1956

McCall's Needlework Spring-Summer 1956

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Herbert Bijur Publisher: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1108

ISBN: B000VQDCN0

Condition: Good


B000VQDCN0 108 pages. Transfer pattern No. 2035 on cover. Make 171 items to keep, give or sell. Bit of writing on cover. Average wear. A pleasing vintage copy. View more info

Discovering the Deep Places

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Baptist: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45407472

ISBN: 0969035918

Condition: Good


0969035918 85 pages. "Today I yearn for myself and others, that without the threat of imminent warfare or the fear of a knock on our doors in the middle of the night, we may yet realize that God has a great purpose for our lives, regardless of who or where we are, that we should be credible witnesses to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. This is what many of us are dismally failing to do." - from the Preface. Heartfelt personal reflections of the author, who served as President of the Baptist Federation of Canada from 1956 to 1959, then accepted the call of First Baptist Church, Calgary, ... View more info

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Rod and Gun in Canada Magazine, December 1956 - Make Your Ice Chisel

By: Alford, M.E.; Ghent, A.W.; Morrison, J. Warcup; Fairley, Charles; Nicholson, H.P.; McGillen, Pete; Morrow, Les; Landis, C.S.; Gillese, J.P.; Frost, Rex

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Gardenvale, Quebec, National Business Publications Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1518

Condition: Good


22 pages. Features: Make Your Own Ice Chisel - article with photos and diagram; Dr. The Muley is a Home-Body - Drive him out of his range and he'll work hard at coming right back again; Boring Shotgun Barrels; Springer Spaniels in the Field in 1956 - article with photo ofAndrew Dunn with Ludlovian Duskie and Dunoon Drum, H.S. and Mrs. Routley with Breckonhill Bluebell and Rivington Kay, John and Mrs. Blanock with Jonkit Jill, Tixover Monkey and Brackenbank Spey, plus Tixover Monkey owned by John Blanock of Detroit; Your own Bum-Chum (portable seat); .244 Remington Varmint (gun); Funning for R... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, March 17, 1956

By: Allen, Ralph

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A6806

Condition: Fair


84 pages. Articles: Is the Western Alliance Breaking Up?; The Fastest-Growing City in the World - Toronto!; The Man with the $100,000 Voice - Joel Aldred; Bruce Hutchison Rediscovers the Unknown Country - Part 8; What you don't know about Sleep; Has France Learned to Drink Safely?; The Tug That Never Gave Up - The Sudbury; Watch out girls, I'm Dangerous! Nice full-page 2 colour ad for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. Average wear. Front cover present but detached. Page 43/44 missing. Page 55 loose but present. Back cover detached but present. Please inquire if you prefer a better co... View more info

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Organ Building and Design

By: Andersen, Poul-Gerhard; Curnutt, Joanne (translator)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Denmark, George Allen and Unwin Ltd: 1969

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 641G4619

Condition: Good


359 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white photographic plates. First published in Danish in 1956. Originally intended as a course in tonal and technical design of the organ and organ history, but was supplemented with content on organ architecture and the location of the organ. - from Foreword. Chapters include: The Proportions of Sound; The Acoustics of Buildings, The Organ Pipes, The Stops of the Organ; The Technical and Tonal Design of an Organ Werk; The Organ in the Middle Ages; The West European Organ Types; The Organ Facade; The Location of the Organ; The Organ Reform Movemen... View more info

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McGill University, School of Engineering, Class of 1935: Collection of Alumni Reunion Literature

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill University Engineering Class of: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349C6587

Condition: Good


This wonderful collection includes: The 1970 Alumni Directory for the Class of 1935 - 12 pages; Program for the 40th Reunion of the Class of 1935 - includes over a dozen autographs; A 1956 reunion letter to the Class of 1935 from D.G. (Gord) Auld; Illustrated Fourth Annual Reunion Dinner Program for the Class of 1935 - bearing more than 25 autographs; Illustrated Second Annual Reunion Dinner Program for the Class of 1925 - attractively presented in blueprint format with customary young engineers depiced 'whooping it up' on front cover. All items in sound condition. View more info

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The Founders of Vancouver - 1886: Our City if Their Monument

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., City Archives: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 645C9687

Condition: Good


20 pages. Black and white illustrations. Appears to have been prepared for distribution at a Stanley Park Dinner on 7 May, 1956 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the incorporation of Vancouver as a City. Reviews historical events. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Victoria City and Vancouver Island Directory 1956

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Directories Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 617G1213

Condition: Fair


814 pages. Provides an excellent snapshot of Vancouver Island in the year 1956. "Containing an alphabetically arranged list of business houses; private citizens; civic, provincial and dominion governments; churches; public and private schools; secret and benevolent organizations; also an avenue and street guide section with telephone numbers for Victoria, Nanaimo and Port Alberni cities; also a classified business directory." - from title page. Above-average external wear. Hinges starting. A worthy copy of this excellent reference. View more info

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Beauty Off-Duty - Supplement to the August 1956 Issue of Lilliput Magazine

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.K, Hulton: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2580

Condition: Very Good


16 pages. Alluring photographic researches into the private lives of Lilliput's cover girls, featuring: Marianne Brauns, Adele Collins, Vera Day, Maria Hansen, Jill Ireland and Jackie Lane. Includes two or more pages of photos for each model, complete with a brief bio. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A great vintage item. View more info

Image for Hunting and Fishing in Canada - Canada's National Wildlife Magazine, September (Sept.), 1956 - Canada's Trap Champs

Hunting and Fishing in Canada - Canada's National Wildlife Magazine, September (Sept.), 1956 - Canada's Trap Champs

By: Barrett, R.F.; Davis, R.; Lewis, H.F.; Smith, C.H.; James, Richard

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Montreal, The Shepard Publishing Company, Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1352

Condition: Good


34 pages. Features: Flyrod Roughnecks; Canada's Trap Champs; Waterfowl Flyways; The Business for Bucks; 1956-57 Hunting, Trapping Laws; 1956-57 Migratory Bird Regulations; Dancing Dynamite (The Smallmouth Bass); and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Rand McNally: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25205813

Condition: Fair


2 inch by 2 inch patch has been removed from surface of back cover so bare paper underneath is exposed. A well-used but still lovely children's book. A new black and white illustration almost each time you turn the page. Excellent for a young reader. Colour cover shows Dorothy and Toto being carried by the Straw Man as he walks beside the Tin Man. View more info

A Student's Diary: Budapest, Oct 16 - Nov 1, 1956

By: Beke, Laszlo

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73407155

Condition: Good


125 Pages. On October 19, 1956, 43 students, representing all Budapest universities, met clandestinely in a meadow outside the city to form a Free Student's Council. This meeting set off a human explosion that shattered Hungary and shook the world. This diary by one of the students tells of the passionate and significant sacrifices of brave and dedicated people. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper. Cover soiled with several tears. Some light staining to exterior of boards. View more info

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Lilliput Magazine, December 1956

By: Bennett, Kem; Atkinson, Alex; Delderfield, R.F.; Raven, Charles; Sabor, R.S.; Swinton; Allan; Clarke, Ronald; McPartlin, G.A.; Lane, Richard

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.K., Hulton Press Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 536G1422

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Fall into Wilderness; My First Affair; The Strange Case of A/C O'Hara; Christmas Eve at the Grass; Red Rubies for Anushka; Men with Horse; Ironmongery on the Mountains; Dry Run; A New Look for Soccer; Walking Backwards for Christmas; Concerning Clothes; Art in Advertising; How to Watch Girls; How to Improve Your Table Tennis; David Langdon's Sketch Book - and a Merry Christmas to you, too; plus photos of Leslie Caroll, Susan beaumont and Anita Ekberg; and more. Please note: front cover mentions this issue originally included 'The Lilliput Beer Book' which is not included ... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, 15 October 1955 *Fiftieth Anniversary Edition*

Maclean's Magazine, 15 October 1955 *Fiftieth Anniversary Edition*

By: Berton, P.; MacLennan, Hugh; Bodsworth, F.; Berrill, N.J.; Maugham, W. Somerset; Ayre, Robert; Fitzgerald, F. Scott; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 827C7269

Condition: Fair


124 pages. Wonderful colour illustration by Franklin Arbuckle shows lady in attic peacefully reviewing old issues of this publication. Contents: Colour ad for G.W.G. work clothing inside front cover; Editorial reviews the first fifty years of Maclean's; Beverley Baxter shines some Maclean's memories; Blair Fraser recalls "Our Terrible-Tempered Ancestors" - early Ottawa correspondents; Wonderful colour photo ad for Weston's Golden Brown Sodas (crackers); The Years Behind - Pierre Berton reviews the first half-century of Maclean's - the fads, the fashions, the worries and the woes, the... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 22, 1956 - Brooks, Alberta - The West's Happiest Hunting Ground

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 22, 1956 - Brooks, Alberta - The West's Happiest Hunting Ground

By: Berton, Pierre; Hutton, Eric; Stephenson, Bill; Porter, McKenzie; Moon, Barbara; Trueman, Stuart; Moore, Napier; Baxter, Beverley; Fraser, Blair; Gilmour, Clyde; Lemelin, Roger

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1446

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Napier Moore argues a Canadian health plan won't work; What the Dead Sea Scrolls Mean to the Christian Faith; Remember When the Comics Were Funny? - a look at comic strips in the 1920s; A moving new portrayal of the Nativity story in a CBC half-hour film - many colour photos of the child cast; The West's Happiest Hunting Ground - For one month of the year Brooks, Alberta is a carnival, shooting gallery and crossroads of the rich and famous - all because one resident once brought home a handful of pheasant eggs - article with great photos; How Can Santa Find Me? - an illust... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, November 24, 1956 - Priceless William Notman Canadian Photo Collection / Zeckendorf's Plans for Four Canadian Cities / How Percy Williams Swept the Olympic Sprints

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, November 24, 1956 - Priceless William Notman Canadian Photo Collection / Zeckendorf's Plans for Four Canadian Cities / How Percy Williams Swept the Olympic Sprints

By: Berton, Pierre; Newman, Peter C.; Fraser, Blair; Porter, McKenzie; Gardner, Ray; Collins, Robert; Cummings, Parke; Heiney, Donald; Hewitt, Foster; Tumpane, Frank; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean-Hunter: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2525

Condition: Fair


96 pages. Features: Frank Tumpane's views on book censorship; Nice one-page Canadair ad; Bill Zeckendorf's Big Real Estate Development Plans for Canada - article with great photos; Nice two-page color ad for the 1957 Plymouth; William Notman's irreplacable collection of half a million portraits and views - twelve pages of sample photos with captions; Why the Conservatives are swinging to Diefenbaker; The Junior League - exclusive women's service club; How Percy Williams Swect the Olympic Sprints - fantastic photos and flashback article to Canada's 1928 track sensation; Central Canada's wild r... View more info

Image for Hunting and Fishing in Canada - Canada's National Wildlife Magazine, July, 1956 - Human Bloodhounds of Outback Australia

Hunting and Fishing in Canada - Canada's National Wildlife Magazine, July, 1956 - Human Bloodhounds of Outback Australia

By: Bingham, Les; Davis, Ross; Martin, W.S.; Barratt, Robert; Reguly, Bob; Lewis, H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Montreal, The Shepard Publishing Company, Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1350

Condition: Good


30 pages. Features: Human Bloodhounds of Outback Australia; First Canadian Open All-Around Skeet Championships; White Fury - Beluga whales in Hudson's Bay (part 1 of 2); Spoon Slow for Walleyes; Smoke Jumpers; Feeding the Ducks; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info