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Image for Eastern Province - Saudi Arabia A Photo Memory 1935-1995

Eastern Province - Saudi Arabia A Photo Memory 1935-1995

By: Al-Ayaf, Abdulaziz: Editor; Al-Shabeeb, Mohammed: Principal Photographer

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Saudi Arabia, Information Window Agency: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 853A1539

ISBN: 9960312461

Condition: Fine


9960312461 155 pages. Bilingual English-Arabic. "Reviews the huge positive development that has taken place in more than half a century... Shows the old simple ways of living, desert life, pasturing, pearl diving, irrigation and farming, sea trade through simple traditional ports - then moves to the period following the discovery of oil and the developments which followed the proper use of such natural resources making this Province a high-tech employment area and a place that the world looks up to." - from Publisher's Note. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Beautifu... View more info

Image for The Economic Development of Ceylon - Report of a Mission Organized By the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Request of the Government of Ceylon - Complete in Two Volumes

The Economic Development of Ceylon - Report of a Mission Organized By the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Request of the Government of Ceylon - Complete in Two Volumes

By: Baranyai, Leopold; Biaggi, Francantonio; De Fargues, Jean R.; Ellsworth, Paul T.; Gilmartin, William M.; Godwin, Francis W.; Kruithof, Arie; Luttman-Johnson, John D.M.; Mehta, Amolak R.; Phillips, John F.V.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Ceylon, Ceylon Government Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2216

Condition: Good


83 plus 448 pages. Twenty-four maps. Many dozens of tables, charts and graphs. Prepared by request of the Government of Ceylon to survey the development potentialities of the country with special consideration given to: Agriculture (particularly rice cultivation, mixed farming, dairying, colonization and resettlement), Irrigation, Fisheries, Forestry, Minerals, Power, Industrial development, Inland transport and shipping, vocational training, Health (including housing and water schemes), General Economics (including public finance, money and banking, savings and investment, balance of payme... 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 Country Guide Magazine, April 1952 - Foot and Mouth Disease in Saskatchewan / The Ardills of Farrell Creek, B.C.

The Country Guide Magazine, April 1952 - Foot and Mouth Disease in Saskatchewan / The Ardills of Farrell Creek, B.C.

By: Cross, A.F.; Shaw, C.L.; Abel, P.M.; Erdman, R.L.; Fry, H.S.; Barnard, L.G.; Haycox, E.; Kummer, F A.; Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, The Public Press Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2950

Condition: Fair


102 pages. Great cover photo of boy writing love letter while sister looks on. Features; Nice GMC pickup truck ad; Nice half-page two-colour ad for the John Deere No. 5 mower; Nice ad for 1952 Ford cars; Foot and Mouth disease discovered at farm of Leonard Wass of McLean, Saskatchewan - a major threat to Canada's billion-dollar livestock industry; Green Leaves Falling (story); The perennial problem of soil losses from erosion; Farewell to the Years (storyy); Frontier Family - The Ardills of Farrell Creek, B.C. - photo-illustrated article; So You're Getting Power - article for farmers being c... View more info

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Egypt - The Cradle of Ancient Masonry

By: De Clifford, Norman Frederick

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Lincoln Junior High School: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142A9606

Condition: Good


(20), 644 pages. Index. Twenty-six black and white photographic plates. 12" x 9.5" x 2.5". Leather binding. "Comprising a history of Egypt, with a comprehensive and authentic account of the antiquity of masonry resulting from many years of personal investigation and exhaustive research in India, Persia, Syria and the Valley of the Nile." - from title page. After first receiving the Light in India, the author was moved to "investigate, to the fullest extent, the meaning and purport of the numerous hieroglyphic inscriptions, symbols and characters found upon the anc... View more info

Image for Alberta at a Glance: Promotional Fold-out Brochure

Alberta at a Glance: Promotional Fold-out Brochure

By: Government of Alberta

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Publicity Branch, Department of Economic Affairs, Province of Alberta: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G2508

Condition: Good


9.3" x 4.25" brochure which folds out to 25" x 18.5". Undated but circa 1950. One side is filled with informative photos and fine print describing many facets of the province of Alberta including: irrigation, climate, population, labour, education, unemployment insurance, communications, water, transportation, oil, oil soaked sands, natural gas, power resources, forestry resources, manufacturing, income tax, cost of living, commodity prices, wages, religion and family allowances. Reverse side blank. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this nice piece of Alberta ephem... View more info

Image for Statutes of the Province of British Columbia from the Fifth Session of the Third Parliament of British Columbia, Begun and Holden at Victoria, on the 23rd February, and Ending on the 21st April, 1882

Statutes of the Province of British Columbia from the Fifth Session of the Third Parliament of British Columbia, Begun and Holden at Victoria, on the 23rd February, and Ending on the 21st April, 1882

By: Government of British Columbia

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Queen's Printer: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 866A4768

Condition: Fair


Includes Acts relating to: Coroners' Inquests; Supreme and Exchequer (Canada) Courts; Superior (Provincial) Courts; Drainage, Dyking and Irrigation; Fences and Water Courses; Crown Lands; Free Grants of Crown Lands; Gold and other Mines; Municipalities; Legal Professions (S.P. Mills, Charles Wilson, Andrew Leamy); The New Westminster and Port Moody Railway Company; The Vancouver Land and Railway Company; Railway Reserve (repeal of the E&N Railway Act of 1875); Public Schools; Supply. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. View more info

Image for Statutes of British Columbia Passed in the Fourth Session of the Third Parliament of British Columbia, Begun and Holden at Victoria,  on the 24th January, and Ending on the 25th March, 1881

Statutes of British Columbia Passed in the Fourth Session of the Third Parliament of British Columbia, Begun and Holden at Victoria, on the 24th January, and Ending on the 25th March, 1881

By: Government of British Columbia

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Queen's Printer: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 866A4769

Condition: Fair


Contains Acts relating to: Administration of Justice; Appeals to Supreme and Exchequer Courts, Canada; Bishops of British Columbia, Caledonia, and New Westminster; Cattle - transfer of brands and marks, and more; Coroner's Inquests; Supreme and Exchequer (Canada) Courts; Dogs - damage by; Drainage, Dyking, and Irrigation; Documentary Evidence; Fences and Water Courses; Firemen; Lien; Loan; Gold Mines; Municipalities; Poisons - preventing indiscriminate use of; Public Parks; Quesnelle Lake Dame Co.; Revenue; Supply; Swine - to prohibit running at large of; School Taxes; Provincial Revenue Taxes... View more info

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Statutes of British Columbia Passed in the Second Session of the First Parliament of British Columbia, 1872

By: Government of British Columbia

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Queen's Printer: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 866A4777

Condition: Fair


Contains Acts relating to: Land Registry Ordinance; Justice of the Peace; Mineral Ordinance; Gold Mining; Municipality Act; Election of MLAs; Office of Sheriff; The Public School Act; Public Works Act; Drainage, Dyking, and Irrigation; Wild Land Tax; Road Ordinance; Election of MLAs; Gold Mining; Courts Merger; MPs ineligible to be MLAs; Fireman's Protection Act; Proof under Oath; Suits against the Crown; Supply of Water to Victoria; Land Ordinance, 1870; William Creek Fire Brigade; Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company (E&N), Incorporation of; Replevin; The Public Inquiries Aid Act; An Act to... View more info

Water Production Functions for Irrigated Agriculture

By: Hexem, Roger W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ames, IA, U.S.A., Iowa State Pr: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61106137

ISBN: 0813817854

Condition: Good


0813817854 215 pages including index. Deals with the estimation and application of water production functions. Based on a fairly large number of controlled experiments in western states. Experiments were conducted for corn, cotton, wheat, sugar beets, and corn silage over the years 1968-71 inclusive. Small application of liquid paper inside front board. Includes microfiches in pocket inside back board. Average wear and soiling to boards. Pages in very good condition. View more info

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The tribe of Dan

By: Klassen, Annie

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, s.n.]: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628A2004

ISBN: 0919212646

Condition: Good


0919212646 296 pages. Index. Many black and white illustrations. Topics include: Bow City - early ranchers, 1900; First Homesteaders, 1906; River Bow; South-west of town; Townsite and Mining; Irrigation; Schools and Teachers; Camp; Cattle Brands; Rainier - Agriculture; The Railway; Clubs and Organizations; Public Services; Schools; Items of Interest; Family Histories. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound coyp. View more info

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Principles of Turfgrass Culture

By: Madison, John H.

Price: $139.95

Publisher: USA, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 211A7490

Condition: Very Good


420 pages. Glossary. Index. Line drawings and black and white illustrations. "This comprehensive reference fully covers the anatomy, physiology, genetics, chemistry, ecology, nutrition, irrigation problems, and other equally significant foundations of successful turfgrass culture." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's signature atop front free endpaper else book clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Nice copy. View more info

Image for McLean School District #2900 1913-1946

McLean School District #2900 1913-1946

By: McLean History Book Society

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Alberta, Canada, McLean History Book Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628A0647

Condition: Very Good


371 pages. Numerous black and white archival illustrations. Presents the history of McLean School and District #2900, just east of Lethbridge, Alberta. Topics include: Original land grant; Irrigation; Farming and Industry; Subdivisions; Jail; Electric Car; Experimental Station; Smith Farm; C.P.R. Home Farm; Communications; Mail Order Houses; Daniel Airplane; Streetcar; Fires; Japanese Settlers; School; Family Histories; Maps. Prior owner's name on back of first leaf else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy of this impressive and extensive compilation. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, August (Aug.) 1918: Thrilling Stories of the Air

The Wide World Magazine, August (Aug.) 1918: Thrilling Stories of the Air

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123C7624

Condition: Good


93 pages plus 8 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Features: My Bear Hunt in the B.C. Rockies - Part I, by E. Ashmead-Bartlett; Thrilling stories of the Air, with amazing crash photos; A Doctor in the Holy Land - Dr. H.J. Bailey in Palestine - Gaza and Nablus; Facing Death for Cinema Thrills - some hairbreadth escapes of well-known motion-picture stars, related by themselves, with photos; Tales of the Service - part IV - Tossed into the Bog - a true tale by a Customs Officer from the West Coast of Scotland; The Pirate of the Pacific - Count von Luckner - with photos; A Woman's Journey Across Afr... View more info

Coldstream - Nulli Secundus: A History of the Corporation of the District of Coldstream

By: Ormsby, Margaret A.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Corporation of the District of Coldstream: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500651

ISBN: 1550560050

Condition: Fine


1550560050 145 pages including index and black and white illustrations. Extensively referenced. Chapters include: the Irish Adventurers; the Viceroy's Ranch; the District Corporation - the Ricardo Era; "The New Golcanda"; The Fruit Grower's Municipality; Depression and Disillusionment; Rural Society in Transition; Rural Municipality as suburb. Very faint wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, September [Sept.] 1912, Vol. XXIV, No. 5 - The Frog in Canadian Diet

Maclean's Magazine, September [Sept.] 1912, Vol. XXIV, No. 5 - The Frog in Canadian Diet

By: Thompson, E.W.; Batten, H. Mortimer; Sibley, C. Lintern; Byers, Charles A.; Drake, Frank J.; Jackes, L.B.; Craik, W.A.; Marden, Dr. O.S.; Yeigh, Frank; Van Vorst, Marie; Footner, Herbert; Henry, O.; McGriff, Jessie A.; London, Jack; Cahn, Ed.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H4164

Condition: Good


256 pages including 123 pages of marvelous nostalgic ads, many illustrated and quite uncommon, representing long-forgotten firms and products. Some stories include black and white photos/illustrations. 9.75" x 6.85". Articles of "Special Canadian Interest" include: The National Political Situation - armaments and taxes as involved in the problem of Canada's attitutde on naval defense; Warders of the Silence - life among Canadian Forest Rangers; The Frog in Canadian Diet - the frog now holds an honored place on popular menu cards; The Community Court Idea - groups of bungalow... View more info

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The history of Ellison District, 1858-1958

By: Tutt, Nellie (Hereron)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Kelowna, British Columbia, Ellison Centennial Committee: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 413H1372

ISBN: B0007JEMUI

Condition: Fair


B0007JEMUI 116 pages. Map of main land owners prior to 1900. Reproductions of many archival black and white photos. Contents include: Summary of Pioneers Before 1900; Indian Inhabitants and Early Traders; Settlers from 1858 to 1908; Early Roads; Her Majesty's Mail; Schools; Residents and the First Subdivision of Farms from 1908-1917; Residents from 1918-1958; Early Homes, Social Life and Sports; Logging and Sawmills / Irrigation; Church History / Names of World War Soldiers; and more. Pages moderately tanned. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Sturdy boards mou... View more info

Image for Where Waters Flow: Local History of Vauxhall and Districts, Alberta

Where Waters Flow: Local History of Vauxhall and Districts, Alberta

By: Vauxhall and Districts Book Committee

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Vauxhall, Alberta, Vauxhall and Districts Book Committee:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H3350

ISBN: B00DMFSUVQ

Condition: Good


B00DMFSUVQ [4], 376 pages. Index of Names. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The Town of Vauxhall (Alberta) and surrounding districts is a thriving community fondly called 'The Potato Capital of the West.' This publication has been designed to give a glimpse into the life of its people, its civic, its commercial, industrial, cutlural and financial strength." - Foreword. Unmarked with average wear. Orange illustrated covers. A sound copy of this excellent local history and vital genealogical reference. STRATHERN 3282, KROTKI (2) 1078. View more info

Image for Turf Irrigation Manual: The Complete Guide to Turf and Landscape Sprinkler Systems

Turf Irrigation Manual: The Complete Guide to Turf and Landscape Sprinkler Systems

By: Watkins, James A.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Telsco: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 169A4358

ISBN: 7431280

Condition: Good


7431280 353 pages. "Deals exclusively with sprinkler systems for turfgrass and landscaping. Irrigation by 'sprinkling' is defined as gravity precipitation from nozzled sprinkler heads... the method most like natural rain." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding intact. A quality working copy. View more info

Image for Walhachin: Catastrophie or Camelot?

Walhachin: Catastrophie or Camelot?

By: Weir, Joan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6701

ISBN: 0888399820

Condition: Good


0888399820 103 pages. Index. Many archival black and white illustrations. "The (B.C.) sagebrush desert was transformed into orchards through the imagination and industry of English settlers from 1907 to 1914. Then the men left to fight and die for king and country. A storm wrecked the vital irrigation flume. Now all that remains are ghosts of the flume, trees and homes which mock this once thriving settlement." - from back cover. Address label remnant atop title page. Average wear. View more info