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Caring for Our Shores : A Handbook for Coastal Landowners in the Strait of Georgia

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: British Columbia, Cowichan Community Land Trust Society: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608129

ISBN: 0968253709

Condition: Very Good


0968253709 54 pages. An introduction to one of the richest, most exciting environments on Vancouver Island's east coast: the shoreline. Intended to provide landowners living on marine waterfront with the information they need to conserve and protect their natural marine heritage. An introduction to marine wildlife and habitat found between high and low tides, and a look at some of the positive things we can do to protect the shore. Light wear. Unmarked. View more info

A Vision Unfolding - A History of Bethel and District 1904-1981

By: Bethel Historical Society, Young , Saskatchewan

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Young , Saskatchewan, Bethel Historical Society: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16703540

Condition: Fine


182 pages. Includes the histories of those people who homesteaded or resided within the Favorite and Lyndhurst areas of Morris Municipality No. 312, those within or outside the municipality who had children attending these schools, and also those who were members of Bethel Church and did not reside within the municipality. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Chapters include: A History of Bethel Scandinavian Lutheran Church/List of those buried in the Cemetery/Bethel Sunday School/Bethel Ladies Aid; History of Bethel Historical Society; Fifty Years of Favorite History 1913-1963... View more info

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The Mitchell Trio Song Book

By: Chad Mitchell, Joe Frazier, Mike Kobluk

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Chicago, Quadrangle Books: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 563H4312

ISBN: B000B9P5X2

Condition: Fair


B000B9P5X2 144 pages. "The unique approach of The Mitchell Trio - those modern minstrels of dissent - has catapulted them to the top of the folk music world in just a few years." - back cover. Includes biographical information about the Trio members plus black and white illustrations. Includes piano sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for these songs: The John Birch Society; Alberta; Maladyozhenaya; The Banks of Sicily; Green Grow the Lilacs; You Can Tell the World; The Virgin Mary; Alma Mater; Mighty Day; Me Voy Pa Bete; I Feel So Good About It; What Did You Learn in School Today... View more info

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Form three ranks on the road!: A novel

By: Cross, Cordell

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Canada, Aggie Blinkhorn Organization: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A6952

ISBN: 0969624816

Condition: Very Good


0969624816 605 pages including extensive historical information about Vernon Army Cadet Camp (VACC). Black and white photos. "The amusing tale of eight friends who are more than 'survivors.' This is their fourth and last year at the same army cadet camp, and as such, they are expected to make use of their previously learned knowledge, by instructing their juniors... but when 1400 cadets get together, there are new knots devised daily." - from back cover. Prior owner's details inside front cover else clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Nice copy. View more info

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Post-Capitalist Society

By: Drucker, Peter [Signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Harpercollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 169H4031

ISBN: 0887306209

Condition: Very Good


0887306209 Signed, without inscription, by Peter Drucker upon front free endpaper. First printing. 232 pages. Index. "A probing and incisive analysis of the major world transformation from the Age of Capitalism to the Knowledge Society and how it will affect society, economics, business, and politics now and in the years ahead." - dust jacket. "Peter Drucker's pen is like a laser beam focusing powerful illumination on every subject touched." - R.M. Kanter, Harvard Business School. Drucker [1909-2005] was described in a 2014 Forbes article as "the founder of modern management." Prior own... View more info

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Diet and Cook Book (Cookbook)

By: Finkel, Dr. Harry

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, The Society for Public Health Education: 1925

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 757H0059

Condition: Very Good


"A vegetarian cook book including recipes and menus that aid in the recovery of every disease." - from title page. "Provides information on foods fit to eat and how to prepare and combine them so they will enable you to regain and maintain your health." - from page 4. 285 pages plus two curious pages of ads at back which appear to have been sealed together by the printer. We say this because the publisher's address on the title page and back board have been stroked out, suggesting some manner of publishing change or dispute after printing. Updated price faintly handwritten ... View more info

Bullies & Victims: Helping Your Children through the Schoolyard Battlefield

By: Fried, Paula

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., M. Evans and Company, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 44204379

ISBN: 0871318075

Condition: Good


0871318075 224 pages. Index. "Offers concrete information leading to the problem of bullying in our society and practical solutions to prevent it." - from dust jacket. (For the best solution, home school your children.) Usual library markings. Solid working copy. View more info

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The Hidden Treasures of the Ancient Qabalah - Volume (Vol.) I (One/1), The Transmutation of Passion Into Power

By: Gewurz, Elias

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Chicago, Yogi Publication Society: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 516G4858

Condition: Good


128 pages. Presents information presented before the Krotona Lodge of the Theosophical Society in 1915. The only date printed in this book is 1918 but this copy appears too fresh to have been printed then so we offer it as a reprint. Binding tight. Moderate wear. Decorative rubber stamp upon front free endpaper, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

Voices from Wollaston Lake - Resistance Against Uranium Mining and Genocide in Northern Saskatchewan

By: Goldstick, Miles

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Earth Embassy: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83700660

ISBN: 907070207X

Condition: Very Good


907070207X 316 pages. "By providing only a glimpse of northern people's own statments and the problems of uranium mining, this book proves that the real 'outside agitators' are the mining companies." - from introduction. "We as a society have failed the Wollaston Lake community in the basic human right to information and to health. We are multiplying comparable self-destructive behaviors all over the world. Please read on because the story of Wollaston Lake is our own story, the story of our land, our food and our brothers and sisters." - from Foreward by Rosalie Bertell, P... View more info

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Milton (Ontario) Remembers World War II 1939-1945

By: Lamb, Ken

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Milton, Ontario, Milton Historical Society: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1650

ISBN: 0969562926

Condition: Good


0969562926 140 pages. Oblong 8.5 x 11". Numerous reproductions of archival black and white photos. "More than 500 men and women joined the services from the extended Milton area. More than 30 were killed." Contains recollections of the following veterans: Dick Clement, Marie Clements, Art Cooper, Lyle Dales, Jack Dawkins, Edith Dick, Ken Hassard, Barb & Lorne Havard, Ken James, Bruce Kitchen, Mike Ledwith, Harvey Leggo, Siegfried, Lenk, Nelly Lorenz, Bruce McNab, Stan Marsh, Ken Marshall, John McTrach, Rodney Ramsden, Marg Robinson, and Jim Sproat. Also includes a Milton comm... View more info

The Harrowsmith Sourcebook : Canada's National Compendium of Alternative Tools, Goods, & Services

By: Lawrence, James (editor)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Camden East, ON, Camden House: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44506512

ISBN: 0920668070

Condition: Good


0920668070 319 pages. Moderate to average wear. Gift greetings upon title page. A consumer guide to the conserver society. Represents the most complete guide to sources of alternative tools, goods and information ever compiled in Canada. With expert buying advice and firsthand user reports, this book will lead you to such elusive items as: wood heat, solar systems, horticulture, husbandry, country kitchens, pastimes, folk arts and alternative architecture. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. View more info

Calgary Gardener: Beyond the Basics (Prairie Gardener)

By: Leatherbarrow, Liesbeth; Reynolds, Lesley

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Alberta, Canada, Fifth House Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 51401870

ISBN: 1894004000

Condition: Very Good


1894004000 232 pages including notes, references and index. Presents all new gardening information that will inspire gardeners of all skill levels to discover that gardening in Calgary and the Chinook region can be elevated beyond the ordinary. Beautiful colour photography throughout. Very light wear. Minor crease to lower corner of front cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, May 1917 *"Todger" Jones, V.C. - Single-Handedly Captured 102 Men*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $399.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123C7627

Condition: Fair


96 pages plus several pages of wonderful vintage ads. Features: "Todger" Jones, V.C. - The Man Who Captured a Hundred Germans Single-Handed - his story as told by himself - with photos; A Flying Man in South America - part II - the strange adventures of Mr. John G. Barron - great photos; The Man Who Didn't Exist - the Belgian story of the most carefully planned murder case on record involving M. Guillaume Bernays; On the Borders of Tibet - Part I - the story of two years' wanderings by Reginald Farrer, with wonderful photos; The German Spy in France, by Bernard St. Lawrence who was en... View more info

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1987 Nanaimo Bathtub Festival Guide - 20th Anniversary Souvenir Tubbing Guide

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 413C9499

Condition: Good


112 pages. Many photos and local ads, plus information about Nanaimo's famous annual bathtub race. Average wear. Unmarked. A quality copy of this nostalgic look back to earlier fun times in Nanaimo. View more info

The Thirty-Second Report of the Okanagan Historical Society

By: Okanagan Historical Society

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Okanagan Historical Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500793

Condition: Good


214 pages. Packed with information and topics too numerous to mention including: Some Reason for Stern Wheel Boats; Anthony Casorso; Alfred E. Stocks; The Junction Ranch; and many more. Binding intact. Pencil scribbling on back of back flyleaf else unmarked. Average wear. Quarter inch tears at each end of spine. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XL - No. 239, March (Mar.) 1918 - We Brought Chinese War Workers to France / British Armourned Cars in Russia

By: Patterson, W.G.; Cutler, A.W.; Freeman, L.R.; Checkley, C.P.O.; Captain Madigan; Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Butler, F.H.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4357

Condition: Good


Pages 353-440, plus 24 pages of fascinating ads. Features: The House of a Hundred Rooms - Part 1 - incredible revelations of a building in Philadelphia with underground cellars and dungeons which were put to diabolical uses by Chinese Tong-men; A Village on a Mountain Top - nice photo-illustrated article on Mola, Sicily; Enrico Toti - Italy's One-Legged War Hero - how he fought and died at the Carso front; With the British Armoured Cars in Russia - Part 1 - the first authentic account of their work and adventures - photo-illustrated article; In the Grip of the Blizzard - Daring Antarctic Sled... View more info

Changing Maps: Governing in a World of Rapid Change

By: Rosell, Steven A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Carleton University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34407850

ISBN: 0886292646

Condition: Good


0886292646 255 pages. "A tightly reasoned, lucidly written, richly illuminating manuscript about how an open society can become a "learning society" and "come to judgement" on issues that affect every citizen.... stunningly demonstrates the best way for a sizable group to think together about their future." - Harlan Cleveland, President, World Academy of Art and Science. Whited-out writing atop half-title page. Yellow high-lighting to less than 10 pages. Moderate wear and soiling. Price sticker on front cover. View more info

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Manual on Design and Application of Leaf Spring

By: S.A.E. War Engineering Board; Fuchs, H.O.; Sterne, Bernhard; Olley, Maurice

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers): 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133G2861

Condition: Fair


89 pages. Illustrated with line drawings. "Written as a (wartime) guide for the designer of leaf spring installations... Contains information enabling the calculation of space required for leaf springs, suitable attachments, and determination of the elastic and geometric properties of the assembly. The detail design of the spring itself is also described." - from Introduction. Hardcover library binding with usual markings. Original covers present. A sound and now rare original copy of this eminently practical second world war design manual. View more info

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Prosecution or Persecution

By: Sewid-Smith (My-yah-nelth), Daisy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Nu-Yum-Balees Society: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 738C9501

Condition: Good


97 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "I was asked to do a booklet for the opening of the Cape Mudge Museum pertaining to the improsonments and the confiscation of our masks, coppers, etc. For many years I have had in my possession tape recordings of the imprisonments and other historical data. It was with this information and other information acquired through research that the booklet was started. We soon realized that a booklet would not be sufficient to tell our history and it had to be told in order to show why our Ba-sah (potlatch) was outlawed. This book therefore, is just... View more info

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Oasis (B.C. / British Columbia) Reunion 1937-1989

By: Simister, Carol; Langille, Anna; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Oasis Reunion Committee: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 529H0635

Condition: Good


30 pages. "Graphically presents a general history of the community of Oasis, B.C. through the eyes of some of the citizens who contributed writings or information about the community." - from page 1. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info