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The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia

By: Alfred W. McCoy

Price: $169.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86802305

ISBN: 0060129018

Condition: Very Good


0060129018 464 pages including notes, index, black and white photographic plates and illustrations. "In spite of recent well-publicized seizures of massive shipments of heroin from Southeast Asia, heroin continues to flood the country, spreading into every level of this society and shredding the fabric of everyday life. U.S. government estimates of the number of addicts has leaped from 315,000 in 1969 to over 560,000 in 1972. This book puts all the pieces of this ghastly puzzle together, and then maps the possible avenues out of the horror, suggesting that America may have to choose bet... View more info

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Telephone Talk, July-August 1943, Vol. 38, No. 4 - Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1990

Condition: Good


28 pages. Loaded with black and white photos. Contents include: Photo of Vedder Miller and Harold Dodsworth working on cables in the Cedar telephone building in Vancouver; Mrs. Operater Laura Mann at work; Susan Allison and Mary Gallo; Photos of the Princeton telephone office; Clarence Boulier at Princeton; Many photos of employees happily engaged in social activities; Miss Barbara Lovatt with her accordion; Photos of portions of Vancouver's long distance office; Article and photos of flood affecting Mission and Agassiz, including washed-out bridge; Miss Peggy Love; 15 Years ago in company h... View more info

Room of One's Own Volume 11, Number 3

By: Bellamy, Robin; Reid, Gayla; Schendlinger, Mary; Wachtel, Eleanor; Wexler, Jeannie; Wilson, Jean; Editors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., The Growing Room Collective: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33105479

Condition: Very Good


118 pages. Features the following writing: Twoscore and Five by Cynthia Flood; Whom Among Ye Feareth the Lord? by Ellen Arrand; Ill in Venice by Patricia Young; Potato Dreams by Glenda Leznoff; I want our talk to be safe by Robin Potter; Cold Front by Sue Nevill; Womanning the Lifeboat by Jancis Andrews; What the Children Still Believe by Gail White; 3 pieces from Miriam Levine; Tube by Dorothy Speak; Sandy by Kathie Kolybaba; Standard Deviation by Joan Shaw; 2 pieces by Eve Tihanyi; The High Level Bridge (1960) by Mary Baldridge; There is, in you by Carole Thorpe; Disease of the soul by Gail... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 17, 1945 - Battle of the Roer Dams / Capture of Colmar / The Reichswald Offensive

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2703

Condition: Good


Pages 169-196. Features : Cover photo of Field-Marshal Montgomery with General Crerar of the Canadian First Army and General Dempsey of the British Second Army; The Battle of the Roer Dams - photos of the Urftstausee - a German defense key-point; Twelve great photos at various locations on the Western Front, including the capture of Colmar; Eighteen fantastic photos of the Reichswald Offensive where German towns were smashed by Allied bombing and infantry and armour moved through mud and flood; Article 'Prospects on the Western Front' by Cyril Falls; Two-page illustration of the victory over ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, November 24, 1951 - Flood Havoc in Italy and Switzerland / Royal Homecoming - Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh Return From Canada

The Illustrated London News, November 24, 1951 - Flood Havoc in Italy and Switzerland / Royal Homecoming - Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh Return From Canada

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Elliott, Clarence; Squire, Sir John; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146G2322

Condition: Good


Pages 829-876. Features: Nice one-page ad for the new Austin Seven car; Photos of the Royals upon their return from Canada; Photos of the King and Queen with their grandchildren, Prince Charles and Princess Anne; Middle East Command (article on the importance of the Middle East to the Free World; Scenes of terrible flooding in Venice, Milan and Switzerland; Photos of defence against communists in Malaya, and damage wrought by terrorists there; Photos of the last days of the royal tour in Canada; Many photos of the Royals upon their return home; 'The Shetland Bus' - book digest; Photos of cana... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 -  Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 7, 1953 - Loss of the Car Ferry 'Princess Victoria' / Flooding in England and the Netherlands

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2795

Condition: Good


Pages 181-220. Features: Cover photos of the loss of the car-ferry 'Princess Victoria' which went down on 31 January with a loss of 128 lives, plus two more pages of dramatic photos of the disaster; Simulating an atomic blast over Clapham Junction; 10 photos related to the murder of the Ruck family by Mau Mau terrorists in Kenya, a shocking crime redeemed only by the heroism of an African houseboy; Full-page photo of massive flooding on Canvey Island, Essex - the Thames estuary pleasure resort; Two more pages of photos of the Canvey Island flooding which killed 100; Photos of flood-related sc... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 -  Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 - Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2796

Condition: Good


Pages 261-296. Features: Nice colour ad for Dewar's "White Label" Scotch inside front cover; Nice one-page ad for Rootes Group Cars (Sunbeam-Talbot, Hillman Minx); Preparation of the Queen's Coronation robe; Arrival of new U.S. Ambassador, Winthrop W. Aldrrich; Two pages of illustrations of how the Dutch fight their eternal and unwearying enemy - the sea - repairing dykes and reclaiming land; Excellent one-page colour-photo portrait of Dwight Eisenhower; One-page colour photo of the Lord Lyon and Officers of the Scottish Court of Chivalry; The Indo-China War - photos from Nasam and th... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, 14 March 1953 - Death of Stalin

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2797

Condition: Good


Pages 381-420. Features: Cover photo of Joseph Stalin; Nice color ad for Sanderson fabrics and wallpapers inside front cover; Two pages of photos and information on Mr. Stalin; Photos of the Coronation Maids of Honour; Photos of Stalin mourners; Article on Russian Succession; Photos of new members of the Russian government, led by G.M. Malenkov; Two-pages of interesting illustrations explain the young science of oceanography which may one day avert disasters such as the North Sea floods; Photos of flood of refugees from East Germany; Cross country championship won by D.A.G. Pirie of South Lon... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), September 6, 1952 -  Awesome Cover Photo of an Avro A698 on Runway - The World's First Four-Engined Delta-Winged Jet Bomber

The Illustrated London News (ILN), September 6, 1952 - Awesome Cover Photo of an Avro A698 on Runway - The World's First Four-Engined Delta-Winged Jet Bomber

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2786

Condition: Good


Pages 353-396. Features: Classy colour-illustrated ad for B.O.A.C. and their new De Havilland Comet features the plane flying over the waterfonrt of a large city; Great cover photo of new Avro A698 bomber on runway; Nice one-page ad for the Hawker Hunter aircraft by the Hawker Siddeley group; Six photos from the Farnborough Exhibition present the Gloster Javelin, Bristol Britannia, Vickers Valiant, Vickers supermarine Swift, Avro A698 and Blackburn and General Aircraft Universal Freighter; Photo of crowd gathered around the record-breaking Canberra jet bomber which performed the first double-... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), August 23, 1952 -  Cover Photo of  Flooding Devastation to the Main Street of Lynmouth

The Illustrated London News (ILN), August 23, 1952 - Cover Photo of Flooding Devastation to the Main Street of Lynmouth

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; Burton, Maurice

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2785

Condition: Good


Pages 273-312. Features: Nice colour-illustrated ad for Arthur Guinness, Son & Co.Ltd. features Pelicans; Five pages of photos of horrific flood damage to North Devon, West Somerset and Lymouth; The marriage of Mr. Anthony Eden to Miss Clarissa Spencer Churchill; Six photos of Chinese occupation in Tibet; Two-page photo montage of 22 performers at the Edinburgh Festibal of Music and Drama; Six photos from Fiji where homage was paid to the memory of the late King George VI by local people; The Tragedy of the Gouffre Lepineux, the world's deepest cave - four photos and an illustration related t... View more info

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CRHA (Canadian Railroad Historical Association) News Report, Number 121, April (Apr.) 1961

By: Canadian Railroad Historical Association (CRHA)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, Canadian Railroad Historical Association (CRHA): 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524C5094

Condition: Good


11 pages. Features: Photo - the Montreal flood of 1886 (cover photo); The Street Car Street Railway Centenary; Montreal City Passenger Railway; the "Ottawa" about 1905 - photo and comments; Canadian Pacific T-2 Class Suburban Engine; Observations. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

British Columbia Atlas of Resources

By: Chapman, J.D.; Turner, D.B.: Editors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., The British Columbia Natural Resources Conference: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306175

Condition: Good


92 pages. Oblong: approx 22 inches wide by over 17 inches high. Regards and reviews the course of the province's development and use of the magnificent heritage with which it has been blessed. Here is the story of British Columbia concisely and vividly told through maps, photographs and text. Produced by more than one hundred members and associates of the British Columbia Natural Resources Conference over a period of more than two years. An original and major accomplishment of a volunteer group, this atlas is unique in North America, presenting for the first time for any province or state... View more info

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Civil Engineering Specifications and Quantities: Second Edition

By: Coleman, G.S.; Flood, G.M.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1932

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 611A2217

Condition: Good


313 pages. Prior owner names neatly upon front endpaper else unmarked with average wear to book. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, November (Nov.) 14, 1959 -  Dr. Dorothy Martin Simon Knows Rockets

The Saturday Evening Post, November (Nov.) 14, 1959 - Dr. Dorothy Martin Simon Knows Rockets

By: Crisp, N.; Athanas, V.; Polk, D.; Stanton, W.; Giesler, J.; Kobler, J.; Frank, S.; Layne, B.; Turska, G.; Tunley, R.; Bradbury, B.; Gallico, P.; Bellah, J.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4080

Condition: Good


130 pages. Short Stories: Last Chance for Love; The Hard Man; Cause to Kill; The Second-String Baby Sitter. Articles: The Jerry Giesler Story - article with photos, including Marilyn Monroe, Part I - Hollywood is my Client; Haven for the Uninhibited - Roger Coster and his cockeyed chateau in Haiti - color photos; Help for Homeowners; This is No Game for Kids - great photo-illustrated article on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bobby Layne; ; The Poland I Saw - the Poles still face a grim battle for existence; The Lady Knows Her Rockets - Dr. Dorothy Martin Simon is a rocket scientist at Avco'... View more info

Phaeton: A forgotten myth

By: Galicki, Wolfgang H. U

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Union Bay, BC, WOLGA: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73600350

ISBN: 0920225063

Condition: Good


0920225063 147 pages including index. Prehistoric dates and more dates have been computed to provide admissibility for the mythic history of Homo sapiens in a framework of recorded mythological events, as well as the arrival of a planetoid which triggered the last Ice Age and the Flood, its hypothetical crash in northeastern Canada that brought forth Halley's comet. Atlantis and Mu are refurbished, and the existence of ancient 'atomic piles' in some pyramids of Egypt proclaimed by the author. In all, a think-piece that challenges the imagination of every reader of this controversial thesis!... View more info

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Forging a New Hope: Struggles and Dreams 1848-1948- A Pioneer Story of Hope, Flood and Laidlaw

By: Hope and District Historical Society

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Hope, B.C., Hope and District Historical Society: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 628H1614

ISBN: 0889254761

Condition: Very Good


0889254761 470 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated endpapers. Hundreds of reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The story of how the Hope, Flood and Laidlaw areas came into being, and the people who led the way." - from Preface. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Illustrated beige cloth-covered boards. A quality copy of this excellent local history. Hale & Barman 418 View more info

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Tales from the longhouse,

By: Indian Children of British Columbia

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Sidney, B.C., Gray's Pub: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H4235

ISBN: 0888260393

Condition: Good


0888260393 111 pages. Map endpapers. Line drawings. "The book was written by children but it is not intended to be read only by children. It is a form of verbal archaeology. It is hoped future students will find here bits of information that will help to build a more complete picture of Indian life on this coast." - Foreword. Topics inlucde: In the Beginning, The Legend of the Flood, The Origin of the Vancouver Island Indians, The Halalt Tribe, Reward Through Peril, The Stone-Heads. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket not include... View more info

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Taken at the Flood: The Story of Albert D. Lasker

By: John Gunther

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, H.Hamilton: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3086

ISBN: B0000CKU94

Condition: Very Good


B0000CKU94 368 pages. Index. List of sources. "A brilliant, searching biography which brings to life one of the most extraordinary Americans of our time - the restless genius who not only created modern advertising, but whose career included zestful and productive adventures in politics, sport, shipping, Jewish affairs, show business, art and medical research." - dust jacket. Bit of writing atop front free endpaper otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An attractive copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News May 28, 1949 Communist attack on Shanghai, Railway strike Berlin,

By: John Squire G H Davies etc

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Illustrated London News: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0964

ISBN: B00ABKYAIM

Condition: Good


B00ABKYAIM Pages 722-756. Features: Cover photo of suburban Shanghai Airport converted to defence strong point; The bicentenary exhibition in honour of Dr. Jenner, discoverer of vaccination; Photos of seal pups abandoned in South Africa; Austrian antique arms, armour, models and toys on display in London; Article on "The stately pleasure dome" of the Caliph Hisham revealed in recent excavations near Jericho; Photos of the Khirbet mosaics; Book review of "An Autobiography and other Essays" by G. M. Trevelyan; Article on the Campaign of Novara, 1849 with photo of Radetzky; Phot... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine For Everybody, April 1921 - Comacchio, the Venice of the Eels

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine For Everybody, April 1921 - Comacchio, the Venice of the Eels

By: Langdon, Richard; "Baturi"; Vivian, Herbert; Hall, A.S.; Tullis, Roland Lester; Rose, C.; Harrell, C.J.; O'Hara, G.; Morse, Major A.H.E.; Stock, Ralph; Iliff, Flora; Vero, F.; Heighton, Joseph; McMaines, Frank M.; Hilton-Simpson, M.W..

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G1462

Condition: Fair


Features: Was it Coincidence? - a Zulu witch doctor and his magic; The Man Who Hesitated - a dramatic story from West Africa; Comacchio on the Adriatic - the Venice of the Eels - article with photos; The Brophy Will Case - an unusual American detective case; The Wily Coyote - interesting stories of these hated coyotes and their ways in the Western States; McNeill's Lapse - a good man falls victim to temptation; Climbing the White Elephant near the Tom Reed Mine at Oatman, Arizona - article with nice photos; The Adventures of a Rolling Stone (part II) - tales from two young naval officers who ... View more info