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Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Kamloops, B.C., Theytus Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H4167

ISBN: 0919441971

Condition: Fair


0919441971 206 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A true testament of the events that took place. It was 'behind closed doors' that the storytellers, as children, experienced mental, spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and trauma." - Dedication. "The bonds the school tried to break have made us stronger. The children, now adults, 'know' and are closer because of it. To those storytellers who shared, we would like you to know that we heard you and we hope that what you have shared will now be a part of our history that will never be repeated." - back cove... View more info

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Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

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Pioneers Who Blazed the Trail: Local History of High Prairie, Alberta

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: High Prairie, Alberta, Centennial Book Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648H3831

ISBN: B002CZUF0Q

Condition: Good


B002CZUF0Q 320 pages. Index to family stories. Black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Includes many family and personal histories, and more. "There are few living now who can recall travelling the winter freight trails over frozen rivers and lakes or crossing the hundred mile long Great Barrier of muskegs, swamps, bridgeless rivers and creeks between Athabasca Landing and Sawridge, on Lesser Slave Lake, during the summer season to look for locations on which to build homes. In this raw, wild land, winters were too long and too cold; summers with hordes of mosquito... View more info

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Homesteaders & Homemakers A history of Elton Municipality

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Canada, The Elton Historical Committee under the Direction of Garth Stouffer: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872H3781

ISBN: B002KASN20

Condition: Fair


B002KASN20 549 pages. 8vo. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Contents include churches, schools, villages, organizations, sports, land ownership records and past council members, but focus primarily on the histories of local families with over 300 pages devoted to them. Former library copy with average wear and usual markings. A sound reference copy of this wonderful genealogical reference. Hackett [2] 218. View more info

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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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Gravestone Inscriptions Volume 12: Co. Down (Gravestone Inscriptions)

By: N/A

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Belfast, Ulster-Scot Historical Foundation: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3281

ISBN: B00C5I60U4

Condition: Fair


B00C5I60U4 123 pages. Four pages of black and white reproductions of photos. "Rescues and puts on record the history of families in the Ards peninsula area. The crowded little graveyard at Greyabbey is full of interest and detail and yet it is scarcely noticed by visitors to the more familiar Cistercian abbey which stands beside it." - Foreword. Chapters include: Ballyblack Presbyterian Graveyard, Grey Abbey Grounds, Grey Abbey Graveyard, Kircubbin Presbyterian Graveyard, Loughinisland Graveyard, Magheradrool Graveyard. Average wear. Inside of front cover taped to textblock. Bin... View more info

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Ponteix. Yesterday and Today. 2 Volumes Ponteix and District.

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Ponteix History Book Committee: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872H3259

ISBN: 0889257302

Condition: Good


0889257302 Total of 1,426 pages in two volumes. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos, illustrations and documents. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated red cloth-covered boards. "Records the successes and failures, the trials and achievements of Ponteix, Saskatchewan. The turning of prairie sod into wheatfields in the span of a generation, and all the struggle entailed, we believe, have made us, as westerners, a special kind of people. What we are today has grown out of that pioneer past. Ours is a tradition of hard work and perseverance.... 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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Budapest: A History from Its Beginnings to 1998 (East European Monographs)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, East European Monographs: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 742H3089

ISBN: 0880333596

Condition: Fair


0880333596 vii, 354 pages. Name index. Brief biographies of key personalities. Index to streets and other locations. Color map. Minimal library markings. Moderate lean to spine. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. View more info

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Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice. Fourteenth edition 1950-52

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Simmons-Boardman: 1950

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 524H3042

ISBN: B000K26HFU

Condition: Fair


B000K26HFU 1028 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated. Covers: Diesel-Electric, Steam, Electric, Gas Turbines, Shops, Terminals, and Servicing Facilities. Somewhat above-average external wear. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. Binding a little slack but intact. A worthy reference copy of this huge and magnificent vintage reference. View more info

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Ancient Road Networks and Settlement Hierarchies in the New World (New Directions in Archaeology)

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126H3018

ISBN: 0521383374

Condition: Fair


0521383374 277 pages. Index. "The discovery of ancient road networks in the New World is a puzzle, since they predate the use of wheeled transport vehicles. But whatever their precise functions, they are among the only tangible indication of how extinct American societies were ordered in space." - back board. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. Several blank stickers to contents. A sound reference copy. View more info

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Badges of the Canadian Forces / Les insignes des Forces canadiennes

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Supply and Services Canada: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2877

ISBN: B0000E8W4Y

Condition: Fair


B0000E8W4Y Multiple paginations, 1.25" thick. Illustrated in colour. Bilingual English/French text. Binding tight. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear to illustrated card covers. A sound copy of this very informative and authoritative reference. (ISBN number stated in book, 066000569 appears to be invalid. View more info

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Echoes of Fort Assiniboine and Districts

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Fort Assiniboine, Alberta, Fort Assiniboine Friendship Club Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H2676

ISBN: 0889252483

Condition: Good


0889252483 x, 669 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of marvelous archival photos. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this irreplaceable genealogical reference and testament to the hardy souls who settled this area. View more info

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Khmer ceramics, 9th-14th century

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Singapore, Southeast Asian Ceramic Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2532

ISBN: 9971830019

Condition: Good


9971830019 140 pages. Selected bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with colour photos. "A collection of 120 pieces illustrates the ceramic art of the ancient Khmer Empire. The informative text discusses finds at Angkor, Chinese and Indian inflluences, the mysteries of Ban Kruat and the ritual and utilitarian uses." - dust jacket. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Khmer Ceramics 9th - 14th Century, held in conjunction with the National Museum, Singapore in March 1981. Minimal markings.. White chalky soiling to boards which otherwise show m... View more info

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Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) (NRC)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Government Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 466H2099

ISBN: 0660166690

Condition: Very Good


0660166690 794 pages. Index. "Presents keys to the 19 families and 706 described genera of Chalcidoidea known to occur in the Nearctic region. Over 1,800 line drawings and scanning electron micrographs illustrate the keys to species, estimated number of species, and known distribution and host range in the region." - from Abstract. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy of this superb reference. View more info

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Soil Acidity and Plant Growth

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Australia, Academic Pr: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631H2091

ISBN: 0125906552

Condition: Fair


0125906552 306 pages. Index. "The present book has arisen directly from concerns over increasing acidification of soils under improved pastures over wide areas of southern Australia. However, the authors examine soil acidity within a much broader framework, making their views relevant to all agricultural and natural ecosystems on acid soils." - from Foreword. Somewhat above-average external wear. Prior owner's details stroked out or covered by stickers on front board and internally. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. View more info

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Wurlitzer Jukeboxes and Other Nice Things

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, AMR Publishing: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 843H2060

ISBN: 0939971194

Condition: Good


0939971194 L, 224 glossy pages. Marvelously illustrated in color and black and white. Many wonderful vintage ads. Chapters include: Introduction, Chronology of Wurlitzer Jukeboxes 1934-74 and early history of Wurlitzer; Photos and other Data on Wurlitzer Jukeboxes, Remote Equipment and Related Information 1934-74; Miscellaneous Photos and Other Items; Jukeboxes by Wurlitzer GmbH of West Germany; Deutsche Wurlitzer GmbH Jukebox Model Listing 1975-1984 and the "One More Time" 1015 of 1987-88. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this wonderfully nostalgic reference... View more info

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Extreme Guitar/Tab/Vocal

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Belwin, Inc.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117H1783

ISBN: B0011X5C62

Condition: Fair


B0011X5C62 68 pages. Includes 4 pages of color photos of the band. Includes guitar tab and lyrics for these songs: Big Boys Don't Cry; Flesh'n Blood; Kid Ego; Little Girls; Mutha (Don't Wanna Go to School Today); Play With Me; Rock a Bye Bye; Smoke Signals; Teacher's Pet; Watching, Waiting; Wind Me Up. Unmarked. Above-average wear with several holes punched in front cover. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this great compilation. View more info

Image for Pacific Rim National Park: An Annotated Bibliography (SSFC=FCSS) (English and French Edition)

Pacific Rim National Park: An Annotated Bibliography (SSFC=FCSS) (English and French Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Social Science Federation of Canada = Federation Canadienne: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724H1367

ISBN: 0920052207

Condition: Fair


0920052207 234 pages. Index. Text in English. 1,570 entries. "The Human History, Land Use and Resources Management of the West Coast of Vancouver Island and Adjacent Coastal Areas of Vancouver Island" - subtitle. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this valuable reference. View more info

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All the Bright Young Men and Women: A Personal History of the Czech Cinema (Take One Film Book Series)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Peter Martin Associates: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 464H1305

ISBN: 0887781101

Condition: Good


0887781101 280 pages. Index. Almost 200 reproductions of great black and white photos, many never before seen in the West. Text in English. "An absorbing picture of the swift flowering of a major art in a most difficult environment, a marvellous narrative - informative, funny, strange, sad and enchanting." - from dust jacket. Small address label upon front free endpaper. Unmarked. Binding intact. Pages moderately tanned with age. Average wear to book. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket. A sound reference copy of this informative and engaging reference. View more info