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CANADA'S STORY told to Boys and Girls (Our Empire Story)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, T C & E C Jack: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467H4140

ISBN: B009Q12H8M

Condition: Fair


B009Q12H8M 121 pages. Attractively illustrated colour plates. Undated - circa 1921? No mention of any prior printings. The twenty-one chapters include stories of Henry Hudson, La Salle, Count Frontenac, Madeleine De Vercheres, Laura Secord, Louis Riel and others. Prior owner's name in ball pen on back of front free endpaper. Half-title page removed. Above-average wear. Writing atop plate at page 12 which is loose but present. Narrow opening in binding at page 48. A worthy vintage reading copy. View more info

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THE SAINT LAWRENCE BASIN

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, LAWRENCE AND BULLEN: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721H3728

ISBN: B000RXIZHK

Condition: Good


B000RXIZHK xl, 451, 4 [ads] pages. Two large colour fold-out maps of North American drainage basins by J.G. Bartholomew; Black and white photographic plates and diagrams. "In the following pages an attempt has been made to set forth in order the chief facts relating to the discovery and exploration of the northeastern part of the continent of North America." - Preface. Professionally rebacked using original cloth. Unmarked with average wear. Small tape repair to first fold-out map. Second fold-out map loose but present with minor loss to one corner. A sound copy. MORLEY [Ontari... View more info

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Recipes for Seafood. How to Prepare and Serve Fish, Oysters, Clams, Scallops, Lobsters, Crabs, and Shrimp

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Boston, 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 747H3336

ISBN: B000PUWURQ

Condition: Good


B000PUWURQ xii, 147 pages. Black and white photographic plates. In addition to hundreds of recipes the contents include: An Expert Treatise on Fish as a Food; Time Tables for Cooking; Tables of Measures and Proportions; Rules for the Kitchen; Terms Used in Cooking; Practical Points; Household Hints; Extracts from the Game Laws of Massachusetts. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Attractive illustration of the new Boston Fish Market on front board. A tidy vintage copy. View more info

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Thunder Bay District 1821-1892 A Collection of Documents

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto. The ChamplainSociety, Ontario Series. No. 9. 1973.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156H3084

ISBN: B000ZKT02E

Condition: Fair


B000ZKT02E cv, 307 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white plates. Fold-out map. Map endpapers. Hand-numbered copy #29 of limited printing of 825 copies. Some pages uncut. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear to red boards. Relatively few library markings. A sound reference copy. [Bishop p.1049] View more info

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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 431A7649

ISBN: B0037UC2E2

Condition: Very Good


B0037UC2E2 xx, [2], 768 pages. "This work is significant not only as a record of accomplishment in exploration, but in providing insight into Franklin's abilities as a leader which were to be of even greater significance in his final expedition years later." - from dust jacket. Includes appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history. 11 colour plates. 19 black and white plates. Three maps stored in pocket inside back board. Prior owner's handwritten name and date upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Book very handsome in bright red cloth with brilliant g... View more info

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The Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs and Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 561H1450

ISBN: B0057KUDI2

Condition: Good


B0057KUDI2 420 pages. Undated - circa 1924. Handsomely color-illustrated front board plus seven attractive colour plates. Stories include: The Magic Horse; Codadad and his Brothers; Gulnare of the Sea; Prince Agib; and ten more. Staining to fore- and top edges. Spine slant. Binding intact. Average wear. Unmarked. A worthy copy of this wonderfully illustrated vintage work. View more info

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A cameo of the West; a story of the pioneers of the present Namao School District, no. 24.

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Alberta, Namao U.C.W.: 1968

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 648H1198

ISBN: B004PCIWOK

Condition: Good


B004PCIWOK 363 pages. Black and white photographic plates. 15" x 9" legal base map of district laid inside front board. "A revised and much enlarged edition of the 1936 edition. First forty-five pages cover the Sturgeon Namao areas, homesteading, transportation, mining, Carbondale, local government, district churches, schools, and recreation. Balance of book devoted to bibliographies/family histories from 1879 to 1955." - Krotki (2) 941. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very informative ge... View more info

Continental Drift

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Press/Royal Soc of Canada: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35409785

ISBN: 0802013953

Condition: Good


0802013953 140 pages. Compiles contemporary research into the theory of continental drift. Usual library markings. Three maps contained in envelope inside back board. Average wear. View more info

Comprehensive dental hygiene care (v. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A., Mosby: 1989

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 33700039

ISBN: 0801656613

Condition: Very Good


0801656613 809 pages including index. Includes 731 illustrations and 4 colour plates. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper else unmarked. Light to moderate wear. View more info

Dictionary of British Flower, Fruit and Still Life Painters: 1515-1849 v. 1

By: N/A

Price: $286.80

Publisher: U.K., F.Lewis Publishers Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63400922

ISBN: 0853170169

Condition: Good


0853170169 Volume I covers 1515-1849 while Volume II spans 1850-1950. Volume I is 40 pages plus a large collection of black and white plates. Volume II is 37 pages plus another large collection of full-page black and white plates. Inclusions in this work are restricted to painters for whom, in at least one known painting the inclusion of representational flowers, fruit or still life has been of major importance. This definition allows the inclusion of many of the almost unknown illustrators who, working for scientific or horticultural publications have nevertheless served the two masters -... View more info

The Rcn in Transition, 1910-1985

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16102227

ISBN: 0774803126

Condition: Very Good


0774803126 411 pages including extensive notes, index and black and white photographic plates. Describes the life of a navy, going back to its roots in the nineteenth century and looking ahead to its prospects in the twenty-first. The Royal Canadian Navy is portrayed as a resilient institution, often starved for resources, capable of basic change, and on the brink of important new developments. Gift greetings upon front endpaper. Very light wear overall. Dust jacket in clear protective cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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Diagnostic Ultrasound: Applied to Obstetrics and Gynecology

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33404179

ISBN: 0397506996

Condition: Very Good


0397506996 598 pages including index. Black and white photographic plates. "This book was conceived with the intent of including all of the applications of sonography to the field of obstetrics and gynecology, in one volume. The first two chapters, however, deal with basic physics and ultrasound instrumentation. Echograms of fetal organs are then shown to illustrate the resolution of modern sonar equipment." - from Preface to First Edition. Clean and bright. Light wear. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper and bottom of text else unmarked. Nice solid copy. View more info

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The Journal of Private Fraser, 1914-1918: Canadian Expeditionary Force

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1374

ISBN: 0919203620

Condition: Good


0919203620 334 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white photographic plates. "... A rare gem. I have been actively hunting for this sort of record and have come to realize just how rare such accounts are. This one also touches all the points an historian would wish to mention, from the attitudes of officers to frustration with the Ross rifle. One can only wonder how the journal survived and how it was composed." - Professor Desmond Morton, from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Would be graded very good if not for the fact that some rain appears to have ... View more info

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Michael Kenna: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

By: N/A

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Ram Pubns & Dist: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 855A2737

ISBN: 4845709643

Condition: Fine


4845709643 Attractively signed and inscribed by Michael Kenna upon title page. "Michael's photographs are islands of serenity and silence in a loud and chaotic world... Instinctively he recognizes the source of his inspiration. The image reveals itself to him... His prints are exquisitely seductive, spiritual experiences akin to poetry or music." - from Introduction by Ruth Bernhard. List of 130 full-page plates laid in. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Slight lean to spine. Dust jacket preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Excellent copy. View more info

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Bold in Her Breeches: Woman Pirates Across the Ages

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Pandora: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 734A3917

ISBN: 0044408927

Condition: Fair


0044408927 283 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "Takes a wholly fresh look at these mythical figures and places them in there true historical and cultural contexts." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. View more info

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David Milne

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C5842

ISBN: 0888947402

Condition: Fair


0888947402 223 pages. Index. Notes to plates. Notes to essays. Chronology. "Over 140 full-ages illustrations - the majority in colour - document the full scope of Milne's painting career. The many accompanying excerpts from Milne's letters and unpublished papers give further insight into the mind of this extraordinary Canadian artist." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Washington Pr: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 731C6125

ISBN: 029598080X

Condition: Very Good


029598080X 250 pages. Bibliography. Chronology. Black and white illustrations. Photographic colour plates. "...Collects, for the first time, the most important of (Bill Reid's) widely scattered writings: seminal statements on the art of the Northwest Coast, on the role of the native artist in a multicultural world, and on the quintessential role of both the artist and the environment in the survival of human culture... In this book are thirty pieces of Reid's writing, spanning forty years of active life." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked, with light wear. Dust jacket now p... View more info

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Lumberjack, Paintings and Story By William Kurelek

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Tundra Books: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 251C6632

ISBN: B007IA6ZUY

Condition: Good


B007IA6ZUY Wonderful colour plates. An immensely enjoyable and informative work for young and old alike. Illustrated in Kurelek's inimitable fashion, based on his own life experience in the Canadian bush in the days before chainsaws. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. This may be one of most enjoyable books you ever read with your child. View more info

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The Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 2, The West from the Fathers to the Reformation

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 451C6867

ISBN: 0521042550

Condition: Good


0521042550 566 pages. Index. Bibliography. Black and white plates. "This volume begins the study of the bible in the West; the period treated precedes that of Volume 3 (published in 1963). It begins with Jerome and the Fathers and goes on to the time of Erasmus." - from dust jacket. Front free endpaper removed. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

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Chernobyl: Environmental, Health And Human Rights Implications, Vienna, Austria, 12 - 15 April 1996 (Permanent People's Tribunal Session)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Rome / Toronto, Permanent People's Tribunal: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242C7078

ISBN: 3000015345

Condition: Good


3000015345 233 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "... Like a breath of fresh air amidst the lies and deception that have surrounded the true consequences of the aftermath of Chernobyl." - from back cover... Bears witness to the victims and gives to them a long awaited acknowledgement of their pain and suffering." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Clean, tight and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info