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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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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 19, 1940 - Will Turkey Hold Near East for the Allies?

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3191

ISBN: B00QG2QV0O

Condition: Good


B00QG2QV0O 60 pages. Features: One-page photo ad for Goodrich Silvertown tires shows huge 100-ton transformer on large flatbed trailer; Babe Ruth's birthday (with small photo); Marriage of Dorris Bowdon to Nunnally Johnson (with small photo); Obituary for Capt. Wilford H. (Captain Billy) Fawcett; Obituary for Lord Tweedsmuir, Governor General of Canada; Absolutely gorgeous one-page full-color ad for Diamond T Super-Service Trucks; Nice one-page photo ad for International Trucks illustrates work on huge aquaduct to bring water to Rio de Janeiro; Photo of Maurice Wrixon with his unique animal -... 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

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

Rent Control - a Popular Paradox: Evidence on the Economic Effects of Rent Control

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., The Fraser Institute: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34501256

ISBN: 0889750009

Condition: Good


0889750009 212 pages. Essays on the economics of housing in Canada and on the effects of rent control in the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria, France and Sweden. "If this account seems to boil down to a catalogue of iniquities to be laid at the door of rent control, that is no mere coincidence, but inevitable..." - Professor F.A. Hayek, Nobel Laureate. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. Few markings to contents. Binding aging but remains intact. View more info

The Ordeal of New France

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16801398

ISBN: 0887940358

Condition: Good


0887940358 173 pages. Relies upon research conducted by the author during the previous 12 years in various archives in Canada, France and the U.S. Average quantity of markings to contents. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

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Criminals and their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective (Publications of the German Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135G4475

ISBN: 0521810124

Condition: Fine


0521810124 492 pages. Index. Presents recent research on the history of criminology from the late eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries in Western Europe (Austria, Britain, France, Germany, Italy) and in Argentina, Australia, Japan, and the United States... Seeks to elucidate the relationship between criminological discourse and politics, society, and culture." - from preliminary page. View more info

Motoring the Golden Years a Pictorial

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Motorbooks International: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73407176

ISBN: 1872532144

Condition: Very Good


1872532144 143 pages. A pot pourri of nostalgia for those who love motoring - a companion for every reading mood: from the first acceptance of the motor car by societies devoted to the horse; through the beginnings of international racing in France in 1902; to the revolutionary Volkswagen People's Car of the 1930s. Lavishly illustrated in colour with rare and often unique photographs, drawings and paintings and posters from the archives of the Khachadourian Gallery. Light wear to each end of spine. Couple of small tears to otherwise glossy and attractive dust jacket. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4356

Condition: Fair


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article ... View more info

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1940 Dunkirk Veterans' Association: Volum 34, No. 4

By: 1940 Dunkirk Veteran's Association

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., 1940 Dunkirk Veteran's Association: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C6868

Condition: Good


60 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1990. A periodical for those who served with the B.E.F. (France) from 10th May 1940. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

By: Aaron, S.F.; Johns, E.B.; Thompson, Huston; Perry, Armstrong; Barron, C.W.; Barton, William E.; MacConnell, Duncan; Finger, Charles J.; Aschemeier, C.R.; Robinson, Alan M.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4909

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Killers' Struggle to Exist - all animals wage unending war for mere right to live; Legislating in Secret Session - Budget Officer Rules United States and is not Answerable to the People - New Method of Neutralizing Congressional Government; Why (Woodrow) Wilson Disliked Reporters (part 2) - distaste for publicity developed into aversion for newspapermen through their boorish blunders; The Fallacies of Philanthropy - There are some glaring inconsistencies in organized charity - Is there a remedy?; Galli-Curci Swayed by Swedish Music - Prima Donna gives a wonderful inter... View more info

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Two Years of French Foreign Policy. Vichy 1940-1942 (tudes d'histoire conom...

By: Adrienne Doris Hytier

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Minard: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3705

ISBN: B00CU9YP4G

Condition: Good


B00CU9YP4G 402 pages. Extensive bibliography. Text in English. The first work to study the Vichy period as a whole, and for its own sake. Chapters include: Inventory; The Breeaking Up of a Partnership; Uneasy Relations With England; The Vanquished and the Victor; Collaboration; A New Name Enters French History - Montoire; The Neutrals; The Laval Crisis; Darlan Tries His Hand; Collaboration At a Price; The Last Months. Prior owner's details atop first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Two inch opening between bottom of back cover and spine. Binding intact. A worthy copy. 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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Newsweek Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1971 - Vietnam Combat Diary / The New Face of Adoption

By: Alsop, Stewart; Morgenstern, Joseph; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4879

Condition: Good


122 pages. Features: Cover photo of New Jersey Couple Frank and Barbara Calabrese with adopted daughter Rachel; The New Face of Adoption; Vietnam combat diary; Sen. Strom Thurmond; New birth control techniques; Color photos of daily life on the Chinese Mainland; Can Wage-Price freezes work?; The Increasing Role of Computers in art - from music to poetry to visual works; One-page ad for Moneysworth with photo of Ralph Ginzburg; Dixie Takes the Bus; photo of burning school buses in Pontiac, Michigan; Reflecting on Black Panther George Jackson, killed in San Quentin recently; Sales of lottery ti... View more info

Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24308705

ISBN: 0684848015

Condition: Very Good


0684848015 528 pages. "History boldy told and elegantly written... Gripping." - John Lehman, The Wall Street Journal. Light wear and yellowing. Unmarked. Attractively illustrated ad decorated front cover. View more info

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3 Papers on Fishing in Lake Tanganyika: 1. Commercial Purse Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika 2. The Introduction of More Efficient Fishing Techniques for the Small-Scale Fisheries of Lake Tanganyika 3. Experimental Beach Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika

By: Andrianos, E.D.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241A8506

Condition: Very Good


193 pages. Black and white photos. Numerous line drawings. Chapters in first paper include: The Evolution of the Fishing Method by Light Attraction; Fishing Unit M.F.V. France (a Greek purse seiner on Lake Tanganyika); The Cycle of Fishing Operations; Landing Facilities at Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania); Fishing Areas in Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania) for Industrial Fishing; Insurance of the Fishing Unit. Chapters in second paper include: Existing Fishing Methods and Gear for Small-Scale Fisheries - Advantages and Limitations; A Small-Scale Seine Fishing Unit; The Cycle of Fishing Operations; The ... View more info

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Free French Invasion: The St. Pierre and Miquelon Affaire of 1941

By: Anglin, Douglas G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Penny Black Publishing: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 421H1881

ISBN: 096842290X

Condition: Very Good


096842290X 219 pages. Footnotes. Index. Several reproductions of black and white photos. The first comprehensive study of the St. Pierre and Miquelon affaire, when the Free French seized these two tiny islands off the southern coast of Newfoundland. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

One Woman's War: A Canadian Reporter with the Free French

By: Arnold, Gladys

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Lorimer: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42202407

ISBN: 0888628757

Condition: Fine


0888628757 222 pages including black and white photographic plates. Author's vivid, eyewitness account of the fall of France and the growth of the Free French resistance. She was sent to Paris by Canadian Press in October 1939, and was the only Canadian reporter to experience the sudden, traumatic invasion of France by the Germans in the spring of 1940. Clean, bright and unmarked. Cigarette smoke odour. Negligible wear. Splendid copy. View more info

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168 Jump Into Hell: A True Story of Betrayed Allied Airmen

By: Arthur G. Kinnis; Stanley A. Booker

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Self Published: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665H0538

ISBN: 0968419801

Condition: Good


0968419801 290 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. "Whether by accident or design, governments and agencies have remained silent, so all the research has been up to us. However this true fifty year old shame must be revealed in the hope that mankind remembers and never allows it to be repeated." - from Foreword. "Our story tells what happened to 168 Allied Airmen who jumped into Northern Europe after their planes had met with an explosive and fiery end... Because our eventual betrayal to the Gestapo was accomplished so smoothly, a number of these encounters ... View more info

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War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication

By: Aulich, James

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3174

ISBN: 050025141X

Condition: Fair


050025141X 256 pages. 329 illustrations with 303 in color. Bibliography. Illustration List. Index. "Features a wide selection of the most eye-catching and iconic examples from the internationally renowned poster collection at the Imperial War Museum in London. Examines the social, political, ethnic and cultural aspirations of America, Britain, Northern Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic." - dust jacket. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Hinges taped. Dust jacked now preserved in archival-grade Brodart.... View more info