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The sayings of our first people

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Theytus Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 732A8126

ISBN: 0919441599

Condition: Good


0919441599 254 pages. "The information shared in this book comes from words elders have shared in their meetings over the past twelve years and from individual interviews. This book is about the teachings of our First People. It's about quu as teachings, customs, practices and beliefs of bringing up a family. The elders want today's generation to know that our people had a way of bringing up children. The purpose of this book is to pass on these teachings to help parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents and the young people know how they can bring up children right." - from Foreward. ... View more info

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Fiberarts Nov/Dec 1992, Vol. 19, No. 3

By: Alice Scherer, Benson Landord, Margo Mensing, Bonnie Jernigan

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Altamont Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1211

ISBN: B00160XH2G

Condition: Good


B00160XH2G 80 pages. Features: New Directions in Contemporary Beadwork; Contemporary Beadwork Portfolio; Beaded Moccasins of the Plateau Tribes; 15th Lausanne Biennial - summing up the past; A Creative Partnership; Nancy Hemenway - Capturing Shapes and Moods; Muriel Castanis; Jeni Ross; Lois Polansky; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Kurds

By: Arfa, H

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344H2227

ISBN: 0192151509

Condition: Fair


0192151509 xi, [1], 178 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. Author was Chief of Staff of the Iranian Army 1944-46 and Ambassador to Turkey 1958-61. "Having lived and travelled much among the different Kurdish tribes, the author has had the opportunity of becoming closely acquainted with their way of life and has conceived a sympathy for these warlike mountaineers, freedom-loving, restless and often chivalrous, with whom he has had to deal both through negotiations and through the exchange of fire." - Preface. Usual library markings. Somewhat a... View more info

People of the Totem: The Indians of the Pacific Northwest

By: Bancroft-Hunt, Norman; Forman, Werner

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24801963

ISBN: 0856133043

Condition: Very Good


0856133043 128 pages. Examines the way of life, artifacts and beliefs of this little known and fascinating people. Werner Forman's colour photographs, taken specially for this volume, show the threatening beauty of the long coastal strip which the tribes inhabited, and the exquisitely executed details of the objects they made. In this harmonious approach, the American Indian world comes alive - the world of Tsonoqa (the wild woman of the woods), of the Crooked-Beak-of-Heaven, and countless other spirits - but above all the world dominated by the physical representation of their world-view, ... View more info

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Symbols of Our Celto-Saxon Heritage *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: Bennett, W.H.

Price: $128.38

Publisher: London, Covenant Books: 1976

Seller ID: 42504365

Condition: Good


210 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon front free endpaper. Colour plates throughout. "The author has devoted his study of heraldic emblems to the 'nations and tribes of Israel in the early days of the patriarchs and the wanderings of the tribes prior to their being formed into a Kingdom. He shows by prophecy that these tribes maintained their emblems after their captivities and dispersions, until their development into the Celto-Saxon nations of today - the modern counterparts, therefore, of ancient Israel." - from dust jacket. Author was president of the Canadian Bri... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1945: Aftermath of VE Day / Passing of Peter Pan Author, Sir James Barrie

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0989

Condition: Good


Pages 1191-1234. Features: In the wake of VE day, this issue features several vintage ads promoting tourism to such European destinations as France, Rome, D?sseldorf, Baden-Baden, Austria, Bad Nauheim, Czechoslovakia, Z?rich, Bermuda and more; Great cover photo of the fall of Bilbao - a peaceful street scene after the bloodless occupation of the city by Gen. Franco's troops and tanks; Group photo of members of the Imperial Conference at St. James's Palace; The passing of Sir James Barrie, author of Peter Pan - page of photos and text; Two pages of photos of floodlit pavilions at the Great Int... View more info

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Clans and Families of Ireland and Scotland: An Ethnography of the Gael, A.D. 500-1750

By: Cairney, Christopher Thomas

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.S.A., McFarland Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648G3062

ISBN: 0899503624

Condition: Good


0899503624 210 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Combines genealogical, historical and anthropological information on Irish and Scottish clan-families in one volume. Excellent work has been done on the origins and character of the early tribal populations by British and Irish scholars... Bridges the gap between these early tribes and the great clan-families of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, showing their relationships and connection to each other through branches, subtribes, and clans." - from Introduction. Few library markings. Front free endpaper neatly removed. Average w... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, April 1925 - Eskimo Wireless

By: Carlin, W.J.; Charles, Bernard; Domville-Fife, C.W.; O'Hargan, Roderick; Rayne, Major H.; Cocroft, Thoda; De Termes, Capt. M.M. J.; Harris, C.L.; Hedstrom, Sir J. Maynard; Barns, T. Alexander; Aubuchon, Tampton; Pound, Reginald; Turner, J.N.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G2136

Condition: Fair


Pages 442-528 plus 16 pages of great vintage ads, many illustrated. Features: The Luck of the 'Moro' - a vessel which possessed an uncanny knack of getting in and out of trouble; Photo of Harry Houdini in a strait jacket hanging from the twenty-story Oakland Tribune building; Old Man Crag - a New Zealand tale of a stolen map to a gold mine; Wild Tribes of the Amazon - the author penetrates deep into Amazonia - with photos, including photo of a floating island (part 1); Eskimo Wireless - a strange story from the Far North of Canada; The Ivory Raiders - paints a vivid picture of the dangers and... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April 1927 - American Crime - The RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April 1927 - American Crime - The RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment

By: Charnley, W.; Gilhespy, W.; Lambe, A.J.; Lee, Herbert Patrick; Richardson, Leslie; Macdonald, Robert M.; Barkas, Geoffrey; Vivian, Herbert; Reekie, A.S.; Stuart-Reid, G.E.; Desmond, Shaw; Parsons, Captain Anthony

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G1459

Condition: Fair


Features: The Derelict; The Vengeance of Devi Chand - the revenge of a bereaved father in India; A Donkey in Spain - the author planned to take a walking trip through Spain with a donkey carrying his baggage; An Arctic Outpost - what happened to three members of the RCMP's Craig Harbour Detachment - article with photos; Through France with "Sylvabelle" - I - a yachting voyage from Brittany to the Riviera - article with great photos; The Netik - native 'magic' on a south sea island; Aerial photo of dozens of log booms at Vancouver, B.C.; "The White Man's Great War-Game" - II - ... View more info

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Travels in British Columbia

By: Chittenden, Newton

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Gordon Soules Book Pub: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 318C6702

ISBN: 0919574718

Condition: Good


0919574718 86 pages including index. First published in Victoria, British Columbia in 1882, this volume "...Takes a glance at the early history of Vancouver Island and the mainland, then briefly describes the gold, silver, copper, iron, coal, timber and fish interests of the province. Stock raising and agriculture are alluded to and an epitome of the land and mining laws, the government, Indian tribes, etc. is given. Trips to different portions of the province are described in a correct and even graphic manner. The first is from the city to Yale. Scenery along the canal DeHaro is char... View more info

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Northwest Digest (Magazine), September, 1952

By: Collier, Eric; Swanson, Robert E.; Phipps-Lee, N.; Harrison, Eunice M.L.; N.R. Campbell; Boss, M.W.; Hobson, Richmond P.

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Cariboo Digest Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1631

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: Will a Moose Charge?; "Klondike Mike"; Cougars in Lillooet; Pioneer Judge's Wife - part 7; Along the Trapline; Indians Tribes of the Cariboo Plateau; Escape from Civilization; Editorial - Premier Bennett Should Settle P.G.E. Franchise Issue Now; Dozens of great nostalgic ads. Average wear. Small date stamp atop front cover. Short opening near top of cover fold. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Seven tribes of Central Africa

By: COLSON, Elizabeth and GLUCKMAN, Max (eds.)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Manchester University Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241G1129

ISBN: 0719010144

Condition: Fine


0719010144 409 pages. Index. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Binding tight. Light wear to dust jacket. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Up and Down the North Pacific Coast

By: Crosby, Rev. Thomas, D.D.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, Missionary Society of the Methodist Church/Young P: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 714H3471

ISBN: B001IDSE8S

Condition: Fair


B001IDSE8S xiv, 403 p. "A record of missionary work among the Indian tribes of the Northern Pacific Coast of our country and of the wonderful transformation in character and conditions which the introduction of the blessed Gospel has brought about." - Preface. List of illustrations includes twenty-seven black and white plates, two of which (at pages 144 and 208) are not present, although there is no evidence they ever were. New front and back endpapers applied over originals. Narrow opening in binding at half-title page. Somewhat above-average wear to maroon cloth covered boards a... View more info

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Among the An-Ko-Me-Nums of the Pacific Coast

By: Crosby, Thomas

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H3538

ISBN: B00ICUHWYM

Condition: Good


B00ICUHWYM 243 pages. Tissue-protected frontis photo portrait of author. Attractively decorated maroon cloth-covered front board. All seventeen black and white plates present. "An autobiographical account of the author's first twelve years (from 1862 to September 1873) as a Methodist missionary among the Cowichan and Nanaimo Indians." - Lowther. Average wear. Prior owner's name in light pencil upon front free endpaper. Faint moisture marks to fore-edge of first twenty-five pages. Hinges starting. Issued without dust jacket. LOWTHER 1556, RICKS p.75, AMTMANN 3499, SMITH 2134, ... View more info

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The Vanishing Tribes of Burma

By: Diran, Richard K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Amphoto Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 855A4492

ISBN: 0297822942

Condition: Fair


0297822942 240 pages. Index. Glossary. Bibliograpy. Sumptuous colour photography throughout. "Richard Diran's task of recording the tribes, many of them suspicious and frightened of foreigners, was arduous and also dangerous, in the face of almost constant guerilla warfare, and it took many years. The resulting photographs are a testimony not only to his skill and determination but to the survival of the tribes themselves in the face of an alien and politically unstable world." - from dust jacket. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Four inch opening at bottom... View more info

Image for The Wide World, The Magazine For Men, August  (Aug) 1951 -  R.C.M.P. (RCMP) Airmen

The Wide World, The Magazine For Men, August (Aug) 1951 - R.C.M.P. (RCMP) Airmen

By: Farmer, Bernard J.; Bride, W.W.; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Richards, H. Grahame; Steele, Lieut.-Colonel Harwood; Mills, J.T.; Kenny, H.T.; Clayton, G.E.; Vivian, P.; Morris, James W.

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2543

Condition: Good


Pages xxiv, 257-320. Features: Cover illustration of Sugar-Loaf, Rio de Janeiro; The Haunted Mine - 1927 tale of a haunted goldmine in the Township of Timmins, Ontario, Canada; The Rest Cure - a sea captain's story of an unusual Atlantic voyage with a party of cowboys; Norfleet's Quest (part 2 of 2) - for three years Texas cattleman Frank Norfleet pursued a gang of confidence tricksters; Death of British Columbia lighthouse keeper Lawrence Dupuis; The Living Death - as strange 1925 a story from Mexico; The Sky-Riders - photo illustrated article about adventures of RCMP airmen maintaining law ... View more info

Alberta, the pioneer years

By: Fryer, Harold

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Langley, British Columbia, Canada, Stagecoach: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407433

ISBN: 0889830126

Condition: Good


0889830126 192 pages including bibliography. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. "Alberta has known every kind of adventure in its history. The days of the nomadic Indian tribes and of the great buffalo herds may be gone, but they most certainly should not be forgotten. This book goes a long way to seeing that this does not happen." - from page 7. Front endpaper removed. Covers dozens of people and topics. Average wear overall. spine leans moderately to the right. No marks noticed. Colour illustrations on boards show tractor at work beneath a gorgeous sunset. View more info

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The Whale People *SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR*

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick

Price: $171.19

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 121A7595

Condition: Good


184 pages. Line drawings. Illustrator's inscription and signature inside front board. "This is a story about the Indian tribes in British Columbia who hunted the giant whales of the Pacific." - from dust jacket. Intended for readers aged 12 and up. One of the three names to whom Ms. Weiler inscribed this copy has been obscured by ink. Moderate wear to book. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Sound copy. View more info

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The English People

By: Heaver, Nelson

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The Covenant Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 453A2690

Condition: Good


102 pages. A critical appreciation of Herr Dibelius's masterpiece "England". Average wear. Spine sunned. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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The Exiled and the Redeemed

By: Itzhak Ben-Zvi [Signed]

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America: 1961

Edition: Second English Edition

Seller ID: 545H4022

ISBN: B000FMINTI

Condition: Good


B000FMINTI Signed by Ben-Zvi atop front free endpaper, beneath an inscription dated 11/4/1963 which may or may not have been written by the author who passed away 23 April of the same year. First printed in English in 1957. Translated from the Hebrew. "An intimate and loving report on the process of 'the ingathering of the exiles' into the State [Israel] over which the author has presided since 1952." - dust jacket. xv, 285 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates illustrate the broad range of physical appearances of members of the many scattered Jewish communities t... View more info