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Business-Government Relations in Canada - Grappling With Leviathan

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34703511

ISBN: 0176034668

Condition: Fine


0176034668 678 pages with bibliography/references and index. Chapters include: Introduction; A Framework for Analyzing Business-Government Relations in Canada; Describing Leviathan - A Governing-Instruments Approach; The Political Economy of Policy Making; The Government Relations Function; Issues Management; Lobbying Targets and Timing; Lobbying Techniques and Vehicles - Part 1; Lobbying Techniques and Vehicles - Part 2; Corporations and Political Contributions; Business and News Media; Advocacy Advertising. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Canada's Oil Monopoly: The Story of the $12 Billion Rip-off of Canadian Consumers (Lorimer Illustrated History)

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Lorimer: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227A7947

ISBN: 0888625146

Condition: Fair


0888625146 626 pages. Glossary. "Highlights from the State of Competition in the Canadian Petroleum Industry - the government report that alleges monopoly practices by Canada's big oil companies." - from front cover. "Compiled from the more than 135,000 secret oil company documents that were seized by government investigators in raids between 1973 and 1978.... Shows that the oil companies purposely restricted competition, worked together to keep prices and profits up, and sacrificed Canadian interests when they were told to do so by their foreign parents." - from back cover.... View more info

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Current Affairs, Number 39: Spain, March (Mar.) 13th, 1943

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs;

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0403

Condition: Very Good


12 + iv pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada, March, 1943. Contents: Spain's geography, farming, mining and industry, population, problems amongst her nationalities, the Spanish Civil War, organisation of the Falangist state, armed forces, religion, and education. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, August (Aug.) 21, 1926 -  The Women of Mexico Awake

The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, August (Aug.) 21, 1926 - The Women of Mexico Awake

By: Benson, Allan L.; Collins, Joseph; Welliver, J.C.; Barton, William E.; Cameron, Charles D.; Finger, Charles J.; Bowyer, Helen; MacDonald, Paul; barker, S. Omar; Howe, J. Olin; Faris, J.T.

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4920

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Loneliest Man in New York - an intimate study of Frank A. Munsey by one of his former newspaper executives; Through the colored glasses of Freudism the doctor looks at Judy O'Grady and the Colonel's Lady - and decides that Freud should be repudiated; Building Good Roads by Gasoline - income from tolls, gas tax and licenses pays for U.S. roads; America's Scattered Children - the American flag flies in Alaska and more than halfway across the Pacific on thousands of islands; 'Bad English' is a Heritage from Olden Times - much of the grammar now classed as incorrect has co... View more info

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Electric Traction on the Pennsylvania Railroad: 1895?1968

By: Bezilla, Michael

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Penn State University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524H1770

ISBN: 0271002417

Condition: Fine


0271002417 233 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of archival photos. "The first comprehensive case study of railroad electrification in the United States, this pioneering book highlights a subject of current government and industry studies and a target of billions of dollars of Amtrak rehabilitation funds." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Binding tight. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Films and Filming Magazine, February 1977 - Cover photo of Peter Firth in Tony Richardson's 'Joseph Andrews'

Films and Filming Magazine, February 1977 - Cover photo of Peter Firth in Tony Richardson's 'Joseph Andrews'

By: Bragg, Melvyn; Fields, Verna; Elley, Derek; Winter, Donovan; Elley, Derek

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Hansom: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2089

Condition: Good


50 pages. Features: Full-page ad for Woody Allen's 'The Front'; Photo-illustrated review of book on British Director Ken Russell; Photo-illustrated interview with film editor Verna Fields; 'The Front' - photos; Light in the Caucasus - article on Georgian cinema; Do We Need or Deserve a British Film Industry? - article; 'Bound for Glory' - photos; Reflections on the state of world cinema in 1976 as represented by the recent London Film Festival - article; 'Nickelodeon' - photos; Reviews - 'The Front', 'F for Fake', 'Carrie', 'Silent Movie', 'King Kong', 'Nickelodeon', 'Heart of Glass', 'The Co... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, August (Aug.) 1930 -  Aircraft Engine Trends

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, August (Aug.) 1930 - Aircraft Engine Trends

By: Caminez, Harold; Lake, E.F.; Isenburger, Herbert R.; Colwell, A.T.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York City, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2483

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Aircraft Engine Trends; Materials and Methods Used in the Manufacture of Aircraft Engines; X-Rays and Their Application to Aircraft Materials; Valves for Aircraft Engines; Equipment for Building Aircraft Engines - many photos; Motor Specifications; Electric Generators for Aircraft; Airports and Landing Fields in the U.S. (by state); New Radio Transmitter Developed; News of the Industry; New Developments; Chevrolet Aircraft Engines Corp. ad includes photo of Louis Chevrolet and his 333 engine; Handsome photo ad for the Packard-Diesel aircraft which 'flies the mail'; many mo... 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

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April 1927 - American Crime - The RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April 1927 - American Crime - The RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment

By: Charnley, W.; Gilhespy, W.; Lambe, A.J.; Lee, Herbert Patrick; Richardson, Leslie; Macdonald, Robert M.; Barkas, Geoffrey; Vivian, Herbert; Reekie, A.S.; Stuart-Reid, G.E.; Desmond, Shaw; Parsons, Captain Anthony

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G1459

Condition: Fair


Features: The Derelict; The Vengeance of Devi Chand - the revenge of a bereaved father in India; A Donkey in Spain - the author planned to take a walking trip through Spain with a donkey carrying his baggage; An Arctic Outpost - what happened to three members of the RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment - article with photos; Through France with "Sylvabelle" - I - a yachting voyage from Brittany to the Riviera - article with great photos; The Netik - native 'magic' on a south sea island; Aerial photo of dozens of log booms at Vancouver, B.C.; "The White Man's Great War-Game" - II - ... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 18, 1936: Passing of Rudyard Kipling

By: Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1002

Condition: Good


Pages 73-112. Features: Cover illustration of Rudyard Kipling - veteran of English letters, Port of Empire, and a master of fiction; Photo of FDR's neutrality declaration; Six photos illustrate widespread havoc left in the wake of recent 90 mph winds, including the wrecked scenic railway at Ramsgate; Two pages of prominent photos document the diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Maharaja Gaekwar - a prince brought from obscurity to rule Baroda; Two pages of photos illustrate the Union Jack flying on the Abyssinian frontier - The Somaliland Camel Corps in British Somaliland; Page of reproduction... View more info

Canadian Geographic Journal - November, 1937 - Volume XV, No. 5

By: Dallyn, Gordon M.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Montreal, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604089

Condition: Fair


Features include: The lumber industry in Canada; Life Insurance in Canada; The State of Florida. Nostalgic advertisements. Excellent black and white photography. Musty. View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent (Magazine) - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, February (Feb.) 5, 1927 - America's Sea Power is Becoming a Myth

The Dearborn Independent (Magazine) - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, February (Feb.) 5, 1927 - America's Sea Power is Becoming a Myth

By: Davison, Edward; Johns, E.B.; Laird, Donald A.; Stidger, William L.; Masson, Thomas L.; Salsinger, H.G.; Ulm, Aaron Hardy; Story, A.M. Sommerville; McConnell, Burt M.; Holmes, Fred L.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4931

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Features: Coming Home - A Poem; Removing the Smoke Screen From America's Warships; Use Your Hands to Save Your Head; Churches are Building Skyscrapers from Coast to Coast - article with photos of Broadway Temple in New York, Mizpah Temple in Syracuse, and Baptist Temple in Rochester, NY; The Conquest of the MIddle Ages; The Lustrous Lenglen - French tennis pro Suzanne Lenglen - article with illustration; News out of Washington; Henry Ford's Page - He argues the Marines should be used to root out those Americans who visit Central and South America only to bind their nations with loan... View more info

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Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

By: Friedman, Milton & Rose [Signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Mariner Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 169H4159

ISBN: 0156334607

Condition: Good


0156334607 Signed by both Milton and Rose Friedman and briefly inscribed (For Bob) upon half-title page. Reprint of the 1980 first edition with a new Introduction by the authors. "In this classic about economics, freedom, and the relationship between the two, Nobel laureate and presidential advisor Milton Friedman and his wife Rose explain how our freedom has been eroded and our prosperity undermined through the explosion of laws, regulations, agencies, and spending in Washington, and how good intentions often produce deplorable results when government is the middleman. The Friedmans also p... View more info

Singing the City : The Bonds of Home in an Industrial Landscape

By: Graham, Laurie

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A., University of Pittsburgh Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 83200770

ISBN: 0822940760

Condition: Fine


0822940760 182 pages including index. A celebration of a landscape - not a wilderness landscape as might be expected, nor a rural one, but one that through most of its history has been unabashedly industrial. Author returned to Pittsburgh in 1990 after two decades of cataclysmic industrial decline and was distressed that, as a nation, we let our industrial places go with such equanimity. An eloquent tribute to a way of life largely disappearing in America. Book with faintest wear. Light wear to dust jacket which bears tiny tear at base of front panel. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Wonder Book of Knowledge

By: Hill, Henry Chase: Compiler

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136H2330

Condition: Fair


1917 first edition. 608 pages. Index. Color frontisplate explains color printing. Profusely illustrated with 780 drawings and reproductions of sensational black and white photos. "The marvels of modern industry and invention , the interesting stories of common things, the mysterious processes of nature, simply explained" - subtitle. An exceptionally informative and fascinating snapshot of long forgotten state of the art technology from over a century ago. The fifty-two chapters include topics such as: The Story of the Submarine; The Story in the Talking Machine; The Story of the... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, November (Nov.) 3, 1963 - Cover Photos of U.S. Airlift to Germany

The New York Times Magazine, November (Nov.) 3, 1963 - Cover Photos of U.S. Airlift to Germany

By: MacLeish, Archibald; Raskin, A.H.; Esfandiary, F.M.; Toynbee, Arnold; Dugger, Ronnie; Streit, Peggy; Pollard, R.; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2525

Condition: Good


132 pages. Features: Tribute to a 'Great American Lady' - Eleanor Roosevelt; Angola - Arena of Struggle - excellent photos, most with guns; Approach to Automation in the Steel Industry - The Kaiser Plan ; Mideast Paradox - The 'Beggar Rich' - interesting article from Teheran, Iran; Again Nationalism Threatens - Arnold Toynbee complains that French nationalism obstructs political unification of the Western peoples; Texas - Two-fisted, Three-Party State - a political report on the Lone Star state; Marriage Counselors - Helpers and Hurters - the risk of seeking the advice of incompetents or dang... View more info

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The Saga of the West Coast Loggers

By: McInnis, George L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Self-Published: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 751C7707

Condition: Good


108 pages. "What I have learned of the logging and loggers has been picked up in the Coast districts of Washington and British Columbia. That I have tried to picture unusual characters amongst loggers, and have said little of the unnumbered thousands of fine upstanding, many men in the industry, is not that I'm unaware of them. The unusual always get more attention. In the Saga I speak from personal knowledge, not heresay. And the characters I attempt to picture are not fictitious, nor are the incidents in which they are involved." - from author's note to the reader. Contains fif... View more info

Image for The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature and State Progress, March, 1906, Vol XXXVIII, No. 3, New Series, Vol. I, No. 3 - Col. Charles H. Greenleaf, President of the Profile and Flume Hotels Company

The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature and State Progress, March, 1906, Vol XXXVIII, No. 3, New Series, Vol. I, No. 3 - Col. Charles H. Greenleaf, President of the Profile and Flume Hotels Company

By: Metcalf, H.H.; Lord, C.C.; Hall, Charles N.; Harris, William S.; Hills, Dr. F.L.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Granite Monthly Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3024

Condition: Good


Pages 67-96. Features: Col. Charles H. Greenleaf - A Leading Man in a Leading State Interest - article with photos, including one-page photo portrait of Mr. Greenleaf; Sarah M. Bailey; A Concord Industry - The Page Belting Company; What Our Grandparents Read - Sketches 9f the Windham Social Library; The Warfare Against Tuberculosis; Obituaries for Capt. Henry B. Atherton, Gen. John Eaton, John Z. Bartlett and Charles Nelson Kent; Poems; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A quality copy of this vintage issue. View more info

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Michigan - What's Behind It's Economic Boom? Special Advertising Supplement to the New York Times, May 10, 1964 (Section 12)

By: Michigan Department of Economic Expansion; Mullendore, Bill; Wixom, Charles W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4541

Condition: Good


20 pages. Describes Michigan's economic climb, its advantages for industrial development and its outstanding facilities for recreation. Features: Large ad for the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce inside front cover; New Spirit, Automobile Demand Lift Michigan to Economic Heights - article with photo of Governor George Romeny with school kids; Rare one-page Chrysler ad features large photo of their experimental turbine car and caption "It's Great to be born in Michigan"; Michigan Assumes Leadership (article); One-page American Motors ad features Michigan as the 'nerve center' of its o... View more info

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Locomotives International - No. 19, May 1993

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: England, L.I.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 768A9678

Condition: Very Good


Features: Features: Camden and Amboy No. 635; A History of the Leeds Locomotive Building Industry - the Hunslet Engine Company 1864-1938; Medium Gauge 'Texas' Locomotives; Postcard Gems; Todd's Self-Propelling Hot-Water Tram Car; Rowan Steam Cars - and Kitson Trams; The Jamaica Railway; Gaekwar's Baroda State Railways - Part 2 - the Narrow Gauge Lines. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info