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Image for History of the Book in Canada: Volume One: Beginnings to 1840

History of the Book in Canada: Volume One: Beginnings to 1840

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 712H1395

ISBN: 0802089437

Condition: Fine


0802089437 xxx, 540 pages. Index and extensive footnotes. "Examines the role of print in the political, religious, intellectual, and cultural life of the colonies that eventually became Canada." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. View more info

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How To Choose Vocations From the Hands with 66 illustrations and charts

By: N/A

Price: $695.00

Publisher: USA, Putnam: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 522H0298

ISBN: B000IMP5DW

Condition: Good


B000IMP5DW 336 pages. Fifty-nine black and white photos illustrate various features of the hands. "Shows how any parent can easily select the occupation for which a child is best fitted and prepare him for success. Shows how men and women entering college can prepare themselves for their best vocations, wasting no time on studies that will not contribute to their success. Selects definite positions in definite industries: every selection is concrete; there are no generalities. Over 4000 positions are listed in which different types of people can be successful. The result of thirty ye... View more info

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Public Relations

By: Bernays, Edward (editor)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: USA, University of Oklahoma Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 614H0336

ISBN: B000WGADDG

Condition: Fair


B000WGADDG First edition of this public relations classic. 374 pages. Suggested reading list. Index. Bernays "presents his conception of public relations, a profession he helped to found: its importance to individuals, organizations, governments. His ideas, backed by years of successful practice, offer a sound basis for public relations." - from dust jacket (not included with this copy). Author, a nephew of Sigmund Freud, conducted many influential large-scale public relations exercises on the American public and has come to be known as the "Father of Spin." His techniqu... View more info

A Darkened House: Cholera in Nineteenth-Century Canada (Heritage)

By: Bilson, Geoffrey

Price: $57.30

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801257

ISBN: 0802064027

Condition: Fair


0802064027 222 pages including index. Traces the story of the cholera epidemics as they ravaged the Canadas and the Atlantic colonies. Important reading for those interested in Canada's social, political, and medical history. Infrequent light pencil markings to contents. Average wear. Binding is brittle and has opened at several places but no pages are loose. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, March (Mar.) 21, 1964 - Funeral of King Paul of Greece / 60 Years of the Anglo-French Accord

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1201

Condition: Good


Pages 413-468 plus 4 pages of ads. Features: Cover Photo portrait Of The new King of the Hellenes, Constantine II, with Queen Frederika, at the funeral of his father; Photo of Princess Margaret with Kenneth Corney; Page of photos of celebrations upon the birth of Prince Edward; Two pages of dramatic photos and text from Cyprus - fighting in Ktima, threats of Turkish invasion, and first arrivals of the UN peace force; Photo-illustrated article on Paul, King of the Hellenes; Photo of riots in Phnom Penh; Photo of Geneva motor show; Photo of unveiling of statue of Pope Pius XII; Photo of 84-year... View more info

Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World (Heritage)

By: Caplan, Paula J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86604652

ISBN: 0802074111

Condition: Very Good


0802074111 273 pages. "Should be required reading for every college president and department chair - and for all students and faculty, everywhere in the world." - Phyllis Chesler. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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Responding to Fashion: The Clothing of the O'Reilly Family (Royal British Columbia Museum Heritage Record)

By: Careless, Virginia A. S.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., University of Washington Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6866

ISBN: 0771892411

Condition: Fair


0771892411 92 pages. References. Bibliography. Black and white illustrations. "The O'Reillys were an important family in this province and in Victoria in particular... We are fortunate that a massive collection of documents and artifacts that recorded much of B.C.'s history as well as their own, was saved by the O'Reilly's over the years." - from Introduction. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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The House of All Sorts

By: Carr, Emily

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 358A2615

Condition: Fair


222 pages. Colour frontispiece of 'Billie' the dog. Hard cover library binding with usual markings. Average wear. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Christmas Trees for Pleasure and Profit: Third Edition

By: Chapman, Arthur

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Rutgers University Press: 1989

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 512A2512

ISBN: 0813510740

Condition: Good


0813510740 212 pages. Index. "This book should be required reading for the new or prospective Christmas tree grower." - Journal of Forestry. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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The Crescent and the Rose: Islam and England During the Renaissance

By: Chew, Samuel C.

Price: $699.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A0408

Condition: Fair


583 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. Contents divided into the following sections: Tales and Tale-Bearers; The Classical and Biblical Past; The Present Terror of the World; The Great Turk; The Sophy and the Shi'a; A Great Plotter and Projector in Matters of State; The Greatest Traveller in his time; The Throne of Piracy; The Prophet and his Book; Festivities alla Turchesca and alla Moresca; Moslems on the London Stage. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. Spine taped. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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Visitors Who Never Left: The Origin of the People of Damelahamid (English and Tsimshian Edition)

By: Chief Kenneth B. Harris

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, University of British Columbia Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G3771

ISBN: 0774800348

Condition: Fair


0774800348 139 pages. Glossary. List of sources. Black and white photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by Chief Harris upon half-title page. "Told at their gatherings by the Indians of the Skeena and Nass Rivers region for countless generations, the eight myths in this volume are translated for the first time by one of their chiefs... Simple in style, the myths deserve a close reading to reveal their full effect. The introductions, notes, and glossaries which have been added help explain the important symbols and hereditary titles of these Northern British Columbia people. Chief... View more info

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Framing Our Past: Constructing Canadian Women's History in the Twentieth Century

By: Cook, Sharon Anne; McLean, Lorna R; O'Rourke, Kate

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 866C5912

ISBN: 0773521720

Condition: Fair


0773521720 495 pages. Many black and white photos. Selected reading list. "Offers insights into the lives of Canadian women who pioneered new activities or expanded the boundaries of women's traditional roles. Through diary accounts, oral history, letters, paintings, quilts, dressmaking patterns, milliners' records, and posters, we see how women contributed to and have been influenced by the transformation of our society." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Eagles of Savoy: The House of Savoy in Thirteenth-Century Europe

By: Cox, Eugene L.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Princeton University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A2315

ISBN: 0691052166

Condition: Fair


0691052166 492 pages. Index. Bibliography. Genealogy chart. "The history of a very remarkable family, that of Count Thomas of Savoy, whose seven sons and two daughters rose from relative obscurity to fame, fortune, and involvement in almost every major international conflict in western Europe during the fifty years following their father's death in 1233. By tracing the careers of the Savoyards, the author emerges with a pan-European view of the thirteenth century." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding open at half-title page. A worthy reading... View more info

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History of the Class of 1905

By: Cutchins, John A.

Price: $169.95

Publisher: USA, University of Richmond: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628A2420

Condition: Very Good


114 pages. Black and white illustrations. A wonderful overview of the lives of the Class of 1905 up to 1956. Fascinating reading for both descendants of these classmen, or for those interested to learn how times have changed since the early 1900s. Unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A nice copy. View more info

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Sir Arthur Currie: A Biography

By: Daniel G. Dancocks

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Methuen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2040

ISBN: 0458995606

Condition: Fair


0458995606 ix, [1], 332 pages. Bibliography. Footnotes. Index. Several maps and reproductions of black and white photos. "The battle for British and world recognition of Canadian independence was fought on the plains of Belgium and France, bought with the blood of almost sixty thousand men and won in the end by the unparalleled achievements of the crack Canadian Corps. That these troops could go from victory to victory in a war best remembered for its bloodshed and defeats testifies to the strength of character and the tactical brilliance of the Corps Commander, Canada's greatest sol... View more info

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William Tyndale: A Biography

By: Daniell, David

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3087

ISBN: 0300061323

Condition: Fair


0300061323 x, 429 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "William Tyndale (1494-1536) was the first person to translate the Bible into English from its original Greek and Hebrew and the first to print the Bible in English, which he did in exile." - dust jacket. Few library markings. Moderate lean to spine. Average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Israel: The Making of a Nation

By: Elston, D.R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A0222

Condition: Fair


159 pages. Index. Above-average wear. When library removed front endpaper, front hinge was opened. Usual library markings. Reading copy only. View more info

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Turtles of the United States

By: Ernst, Carl H

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, The University Press of Kentucky: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 469C6874

ISBN: 0813112729

Condition: Fair


0813112729 347 pages. Index. Massive bibliography. Glossary. "The first comprehensive work in its field... offers a survey of current knowledge concerning the life histories of the forty-nine species of turtles native to the United States and Canada. A series of striking colour photographs shows each turtle in its natural setting,k and black and white photographs depict the skulls and details of physical structure... More than 500 illustrations... Maps indicate the range of each species in the United States." - from dust jacket. Heavily worn former library copy with usual marking... View more info

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Vancouver Island: Land of contrasts (Western geographical series)

By: Forward, Charles N. -- (editor)

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Dept. of Geography, University of Victoria: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A4711

ISBN: 0919838073

Condition: Fair


0919838073 349 pages. "Acquaints the reader with the rich diversity of Vancouver Island in terms of its form, function and character, and as an important region of Canada." - from Preface. Maps, photos, tables. Heavily worn. Usual library markings. Reading copy only. View more info

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Winter Twigs: Northwestern Oregon and Western Washington

By: Gilkey, Helen M.; Packard, Patricia L.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Oregon State University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 352C6808

Condition: Fair


109 pages. Index. Glossary. Detailed black and white illustrations. Studies in Botany No. 12 - Oregon State Monographs. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Stiff library card covers over original covers. Reading copy only. View more info