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Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

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Tyee : The Story of the Tyee Club of British Colombia

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Ptarmigan Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155H3777

ISBN: 0919537413

Condition: Very Good


0919537413 The Tyee Club of British Columbia began in 1924 with a group of anglers who returned to Campbell River each year in pursuit of the elusive "Tyee" - a coastal Indian word meaning, "the chief", a Chinook salmon, 30 pounds or larger. 208 pages. Bibliography. Sepia-tone reproductions of photos plus several in colour. Lists of trophy winners. Unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket not included. An attractive copy. View more info

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Chinese Cloisonne: The Pierre Uldry Collection

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Bamboo Publishing: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 663H3653

ISBN: 1870076125

Condition: Very Good


1870076125 144 pages plus approximately 200 pages of sumptuous color and black and white photos, a glossary of decorative motifs on cloisonne, and a bibliography. "For the connoisseur and collector interested in Chinese cloisonne, a comprehensive pictorial documentation including detailed reproductions of all marks, even doubtful or misleading ones, seemed to us more sensible and useful than any other alternative. For this reason captions were kept as brief a spossible, and detailed discussion and assessment of major and key pieces were relegated to the introductory chapters, for which a... View more info

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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info

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The Marine Pilots of Canada's West Coast

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Hill Wilson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 666H3366

ISBN: B004KIONOC

Condition: Very Good


B004KIONOC Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. xii, 278, [32] pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bibliography. Index of pilots. Index of vessels. Chapters include: The History of Pilotage; The Legislation; The Pilots and the District; Tales of the Pilots and the Coast of British Columbia; The Pilot Boats of British Columbia. Author spent 48 years at sea, including 26 as a pilot. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. [ISBN 9973785306] View more info

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70 Years Next to Paradise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Alan Blackwell / Power Line Productions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3297

ISBN: 1550565907

Condition: Very Good


1550565907 Signed and dated by author upon dedication page. 150 pages. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos. Map endpapers. "An entertaining look at one man's extraordinary life. Yet with its descriptions of pioneer life and the events that helped mold the author's character, it accomplishes much more than the average autobiography. In fact, though perhaps as much by accident as design, it also affords readers a rare glimpse into the social, cultural, and economic development of the Ootsa Lake [B.C.] area - and for this reason, if no other, should be read." - Fo... View more info

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Thunder Bay District 1821-1892 A Collection of Documents

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto. The ChamplainSociety, Ontario Series. No. 9. 1973.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156H3084

ISBN: B000ZKT02E

Condition: Fair


B000ZKT02E cv, 307 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white plates. Fold-out map. Map endpapers. Hand-numbered copy #29 of limited printing of 825 copies. Some pages uncut. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear to red boards. Relatively few library markings. A sound reference copy. [Bishop p.1049] View more info

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Champlain: The Birth of French America

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 818H2899

ISBN: 0773528504

Condition: Very Good


0773528504 398 pages. Extensive bibliography. Index. "Revisits Champlain's enormous contributions and unique role in history, offering new insights and raising new questions about the 'father of New France.' Lavishly illustrated, including the thirty-two maps attributed to Champlain as well as documents, a selection of his drawings, and illustrations of rare artifacts, this is an unsurpassed source of information for anyone wanting to understand New France and the origins of Canada." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glos... View more info

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Khmer ceramics, 9th-14th century

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Singapore, Southeast Asian Ceramic Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2532

ISBN: 9971830019

Condition: Good


9971830019 140 pages. Selected bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with colour photos. "A collection of 120 pieces illustrates the ceramic art of the ancient Khmer Empire. The informative text discusses finds at Angkor, Chinese and Indian inflluences, the mysteries of Ban Kruat and the ritual and utilitarian uses." - dust jacket. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Khmer Ceramics 9th - 14th Century, held in conjunction with the National Museum, Singapore in March 1981. Minimal markings.. White chalky soiling to boards which otherwise show m... View more info

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Nine Visits to the Mythworld: Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas (Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers, Vol. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2063

ISBN: 1550548034

Condition: Very Good


1550548034 222 pages. Footnotes. Select bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos of native art. " Includes all the finest surviving works of master Haida mythteller Ghandl: nine rich and haunting tales of a world in which human beings, spirit beings and animals have poignant and profound effects on one another's lives." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket, now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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The Mapmakers' Legacy

By: N/A

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Publishing (CN): 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228H2010

ISBN: 1551096072

Condition: Very Good


1551096072 152 pages. Bibliography. Index. Wonderfully illustrated, often in colour. Printed upon glossy stock. Handsomely produced. "Plot's Nova Scotia's growth through the careful examination and analysis of maps from the nineteenth century. An exciting time in Nova Scotia's history, this period saw the first serious attempts to gain knowledge of the entire province, its resources and its inhabitants. Traces developments in our province that today are taken for granted." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Pacific Rim National Park: An Annotated Bibliography (SSFC=FCSS) (English and French Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Social Science Federation of Canada = Federation Canadienne: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724H1367

ISBN: 0920052207

Condition: Fair


0920052207 234 pages. Index. Text in English. 1,570 entries. "The Human History, Land Use and Resources Management of the West Coast of Vancouver Island and Adjacent Coastal Areas of Vancouver Island" - subtitle. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this valuable reference. View more info

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Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Quesnel School District: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H0643

ISBN: 0969363885

Condition: Good


0969363885 87 pages. Bibliography. Maps. Reproductions of photos. "Offers a glimpse of what life was like for the people at a time when they were free to enjoy the fruit of their land without the intrusions of our modern society" - Editor. Moderate wear. Few markings. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

Ambassador of Reconciliation: A Muriel Lester Reader

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., New Society Pub: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46207650

ISBN: 0865712115

Condition: Very Good


0865712115 225 pages including bibliography. Lester dedicated herself to justice for the poor, and founded Kingley Hall in East London. She dedicated herself to peace and circled the globe nine times over three decades to voice opposition to both world wars. Like her friend and contemporary Mahatma Gandhi, Lester was spiritually intense and determined to live out her beliefs. Very light wear and soiling. Unmarked. Faint crease to front cover. View more info

Abandoned Children: Foundlings and Child Welfare in Nineteenth-Century France (Suny Series in Modern European Social History)

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Albany, NY, U.S.A., SUNY Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73509394

ISBN: 0873957504

Condition: Good


0873957504 357 pages including index and bibliography. Draws upon newly discovered archival sources and previously untapped documents of the Paris foundling home in order to depict the actual conditions of abandoned children and to reveal the bureaucratic and political response. Illuminates in detail the family life of nineteenth-century French poor. Average wear. Moderate lean to spine. Average quantity of highlighting else unmarked. Some reading creases along spine. View more info

Modern Canadian Plays V.1

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 35800257

ISBN: 0889223394

Condition: Very Good


0889223394 414 pages including bibliography. "An accurate, positive and somewhat feisty overview of Canadian theatre since 1967. In terms of range and choice, it is a hands-down victory for this long-committed Vancouver-based theatre publishing specialist." - Don Rubin, Canadian Forum. Brings together the classics of the early contemporary Canadian stage. Unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2 (Adrenaline Books)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc. / Thunder's Mouth Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74500363

ISBN: 1560252006

Condition: Fine


1560252006 321 pages including bibliography. The first anthology devoted exclusively to climbing on the world's two highest and best-known mountains. Spans the years 1933 through 1996. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

A Space on the Floor - a Planned Approach to Teaching Drama

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42302111

ISBN: 0889021457

Condition: Very Good


0889021457 150 pages including bibliography and index. Offers suggestions for a progressive yet practical course of classroom drama. Provides an invaluable source of ideas based upon author's day-to-day experience teaching the liveliest of all school subjects. Two inkstamps inside front cover else clean and unmarked with light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

The Great Book Of Wildfowl Decoys-Waterfowl Studies

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Modern Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25802883

ISBN: 0888902263

Condition: Fine


0888902263 320 pages. Presents decoys in the most sensible and comprehensive way: by region, with each region discussed by a recognized expert in that area. Thus the entire range of decoys is covered, from Canada down the Atlantic Coast and inland along streams and rivers to Louisiana and up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes and across to California and Oregon. Also included are chapters on European decoys, the history of decoys, how decoys were made, and how to go about collecting decoys. A list of public collections of decoys, a bibliography, a record of top auction prices, maps of wate... View more info