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One Union in Wood: A Political History of the International Woodworkers of America

By: Lembcke, Jerry; Tattam, William

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83209703

ISBN: 092008043X

Condition: Very Good


092008043X 229 pages including index. Traces the development of the IWA from its wobbly beginnings and violent struggles for recognition through the bitter internal conflicts of the cold war era, to the union's present status as a moderate force on the western labour scene. An indispensable book for all interested in the North American lumber industry and labour industry. Very light wear. Unmarked. Glossy covers. View more info

Man of steel;: The story of Sir Sandford Fleming

By: Maclean, Hugh

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801579

ISBN: 0770003036

Condition: Fair


0770003036 145 pages. This warm and revealing biography portrays a dedicated public servant, an international figure, loyal to Canada and the British Empire, and a devoted family man. The inspiring story of a great nation builder whose perseverance and spirit of adventure brought him recognition throught the world. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Above average but not excessive wear. Decent reading copy. View more info

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The I.W.A. (International Woodworkers of America) in British Columbia

By: MacNeil, Grant: Compiler

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Canadian Regional Council No. 1, International Woodworkers of America: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6826

Condition: Good


63 pages. Many great black and white photos. Contents include: Early Organization 1912-1937; The Fight for Union Recognition 1936-1939; The Blubber Bay Strike; War Policy Cripples Negotiations; The Post-War Years; The "October Revolution"; The I.W.A. Rebuilds; Years of Progress 1955-1970. Sturdy library binding. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

Gypsy Guitar

By: McFadden, David W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Talonbooks: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 23106422

ISBN: 0889222509

Condition: Good


0889222509 Approximately 100 pages. Considerable curl to covers. Several drops of coffee appear to have been spilled upon top edge. This has soaked into a few pages for up to 1/2 inch. Author has set for himself in this sequence of one hundred poems, a task both breathtaking in its scope and stunning in its accomplishment. By echoing with his gypsy guitar the troubadour tradition of the Languedoc, the great sonnet sequences of Petrarch and Shakespeare, the redefinitions of beauty and truth of the romantics, and the distractions and fragments of the post-modern, he has created a celebratio... View more info

Palms

By: Muirhead, Desmond

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Arizona, Dale Stuart King: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51400506

Condition: Fair


140 pages. A well-illustrated reference book re: palm trees. Topics include: hardiness, planting, moving large palms, pruning, propagation, diseases, recognition, nomenclature, hardy fan palms, hardy feather palms, less hardy palms, tropical palms, palm-like plants, extra palm list, palms in the landscape, bibliography. Above average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - April 1970, Vol. 5, No. 4

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764A9399

Condition: Good


Features: Victorian Art Pottery; Interesting Items from Cork to York; Victorian Canada - Part 3 - The Development; Take Time for Time - Automaton Watches; Exotic Fabrics - Made for Export; The Corning Museum; Persian Rugs - Easy Guide to Antique Recognition. Average wear. Sound working copy. View more info

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Fiberarts - The Magazine of Textiles: Vol. 6, No. 5 , September/October 1979

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Fiberarts: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 768A0109

Condition: Good


Special Issue - Public Fiber. Public art for kids; A weaver's commitment - Gail Rutter Van Slyke; Commissions - the problems, the process, and the prospects; Fabric in the Southwest - Surface Design, a bank, and public recognition; The Fantastic Wind Sculptures of Cindy Snodgrass; Joellen Benjamin-Fay; The Woven Collages of Arturo Sandoval. Average wear. Name and date upon front cover. View more info

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Scientific American, January 1970, Volume 222 Number 1 - Model of the Ocean

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0873

Condition: Good


Features: the limitations of strategic arms; learning in the autonomic nervous system; aerodynamic whistles; the shapes of organic molecules; gigatopithecus; the recognition of dna in bacteria; the people of York, 1538-1812; Models of Oceanic Circulation. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Scientific American, April 1971, Volume 224 Number 4 - Hailstone Structure

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0878

Condition: Good


Features: government investment in health care; a high-resolution scanning electron microscope; early man in the Andes; advances in pattern recognition; annual biological clocks; superconductivity at high pressure; hailstones; the mapping of human chromosomes. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Journal of Art & Design Education: Volume 3, Number 1, 1984

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $44.95

Publisher: UK, Carfax: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141A1238

Condition: Good


131 pages. Views of Art and Design Education in Britain; The Crisis at the Top; The Recognition of Child Art in Britain; Changing Views of Childhood and their Effects on Continuity in the Teaching of Drawing; Witkin's theories and research based upon them; Romantic/Religious Interpretation of Artistic Reality; 'Tibetan Camera' - Nepal Sketchbook; and more. Features: Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector Magazine, October 1969, Volume 4, Number 10

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764C6904

Condition: Good


30 pages. Features: A Collector's House - the residence of Mr. and Mrs. George Gooderham in Forest Hill Village, Toronto; Cap Rouge Pottery; Galerie Hosmer-Pillow-Vaughan Gallery; Robert Whale of Brant; Coin Banks; Coaching and Toastmaster Glasses; Easy Guide to Duncan Phyfe Recognition; Four-Poster Beds - short article; Louis Quinze - short article. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Scientific American Magazine, July 1985

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 824C7218

Condition: Good


Contents: Infant mortality in the U.S.; The moons of Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto; The fundamental physical limits of computation; The evolution of Darwinism; The chemosensory recognition of genetic individuality; Minoan palaces; Fossil water under the Sinai-Negev peninsula; Milkweeds and their visitors. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Scientific American, April 1981 - Ancient Oared Warships

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842C8905

Condition: Good


188 pages. Features: Catastrophic releases of radioactivity; a unified theory of elementary particles and forces; speech recognition by computer; the origin of genetic information; the shells of novas; filter-feeding insects; ancient oared warships; Lithium and mania; and more. Nostalgic colour photo ads. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, April 10, 1939 - Cover Photo of Danish Crown Prince and Princess

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications, Inc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3271

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Nice photo ad for Warner & Swasey Turret Lathes features the McDonald Observatory at Mt. Locke, Texas; American Recognition of Franco Fits into "Stop Hitler" Drive; GoodYear Tire ad features photo of Richard M. Teall of Toledo, Ohio; Swallowing goldfish at Harvard; "Tough Johnny" Torrio faces jail for income tax evasion; Photo of FDR shaking hands with George Washington Carver; Experts forecast Negro return to the Republican fold in 1940; Beautiful one-page color ad for the new Cadillac Sixty Special features a dark blue car in front of hotel; Nice one-pag... View more info

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Time Magazine (Canadian Edition), August (Aug.) 3, 1970 - Growing Old in America

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Time: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4393

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Interview with Hugo McPherson, formerly chairman of the NFB (National Film Board); Free-form FM and Montreal's CKGM-FM; Vancouver falconer George Galicz; Photo of Strom Thurmond after being pelted with marshmallows in Pittsburgh school last January; Storm clouds for the Weathermen; Article on Charles Manson and Linda Kasabian; Hero's welcome for Army Sergeant Esequiel Torres of Brownsville, Texas; The Deep River Ancient Muster; Yes from Nasser, Dilemma for Israel; The Points of Issue in the Hostile Middle East; Soviet AN-22 crashes into the North Atlantic while delivering ... View more info

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Pathfinder Magazine - A Weekly Digest of World Affairs, May 20, 1933 - Sheep Flock to Wall Street to be Slaughtered

By: Multiple Editors; Dingle, Captain A.E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, The Pathfinder Publishing Co.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2192

Condition: Good


24 pages. Contents: Spring 'Lambs' in Immense Number Flock to Wall Street to be Slaughtered; Insurance and Industrial Magnates Fatten - Unashamed, on lifeblood of people; Government declares war on racketeers and all lawless elements in general; 1933 Pulitzer Awards; Chief Provisions of Sweeping Farm Relief - Farm Mortgage - Inflation Bill; Foreign News - Japan to ask for US recognition of Manchukuo; Control of Chinese Eastern Railway Causes Tension; Photo of Dr. T.V. Soong, Chinese Minister of Defense, and a Harvard grad; Full text of President Roosevelt's radio address to the nation; Illust... View more info

Human Reproduction: Principles, Practices, Policies

By: Overall, Christine

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86601587

ISBN: 0195409612

Condition: Very Good


0195409612 174 pages including index. The new reproductive technologies raise serious ethical and social-policy questions, and it is these questions that the essays in this volume seek to address. Combining a fundamental commitment to individual reproductive autonomy with a feminist recognition of the dangers posed for women and children allike by the unrestricted proliferation of new technologies, Overall offers a balanced philosophical perspective on a broad range of issues that are of increasing concern to all members of our society. Moderate quantity of high-lighting and pencil markings... View more info

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BC (British Columbia)/Yukon Command Military Service Recognition Book, Volume III (3)

By: Peters, Gary: Co-ordinator

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Royal Canadian Legion: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233G1714

Condition: Very Good


368 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. Presents brief biographies and pictures (if available) of Canadian military veterans from British Columbia and the Yukon. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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A Passion for Science: Bill Ricker - A Scientific Journey *27 Minute VHS Videotape in case*

By: RL and Asc.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, IM: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124A9138

Condition: Very Good


27 Minute VHS videotape in case. "Although Dr. Bill Ricker is in his late eighties now, he still goes into the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo to continue his scientific research. This video follows his remarkable scientific journey from his boyhood in North Bay, Ontario to the present. In eveyr field of science Ricker entered, whether in lake studies, fish population dymanics, salmon biology, or entomology, he excelled, gaining worldwide recognition... His story is fascination to anyone not familiar with fisheries science, as well as an inspiration to anyone who is." - from c... View more info

Living on Mountain Slopes

By: Spearing, David N.

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Canada, J.J. Douglas: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 51803808

Condition: Very Good


48 pages. The result of a study of mountain slopes and their potential for providing for human settlement. It grew out of a belief that mountain slopes could be developed into an exhilarating and satisfying environment in which to live, as well as from the recognition of a need to relieve population pressures on agricultural flatlands through the development of mountainous areas. Applies in particular to British Columbia, Canada. Illustrated. Contents include: Climate; Mountain Hazards; Human Attitudes to Physical Setting; Financing Transportation and Pedestrian Movement; Landscaping and ... View more info