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The Pharmacology of Vascular Smooth Muscle

By: N/A

Price: $91.72

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52507357

ISBN: 0192623877

Condition: Very Good


0192623877 435 pages including index. Provides pharmacologists with an understanding of how events at the cellular level impact on the cardivascular system as a whole. Gives an overview of the major technical and theoretical approaches to the study of the cardiovascular system and highlights recent advances in knowledge. An invaluable source of background information and practical advice for both students and researchers. Moderate quantity of green high-lighting in first half of book. Very light wear to book. Moderate wear to dust jacket. View more info

A Space on the Floor - a Planned Approach to Teaching Drama

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42302111

ISBN: 0889021457

Condition: Very Good


0889021457 150 pages including bibliography and index. Offers suggestions for a progressive yet practical course of classroom drama. Provides an invaluable source of ideas based upon author's day-to-day experience teaching the liveliest of all school subjects. Two inkstamps inside front cover else clean and unmarked with light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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The Trees Around Us - A Manual of Good Forest Practice for Nova Scotia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of Canada/Province of Nova Scotia: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631A5578

ISBN: 0888710046

Condition: Very Good


0888710046 206 pages. Glossary. Index. Abundantly illustrated in colour. Practical and educational. Clean and unmarked in attractively illustrated glossy boards. Nice clean copy with very light wear. An excellent reference. View more info

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Managing the Forest: Support Materials for a Secondary School Course in Intensive Forest Management

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Pacific Educational Pr: 1985

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 762C5293

ISBN: 0888650345

Condition: Fair


0888650345 219 pages. A very practical work which will be informative to a wide audience. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Title page partly loose. Scribbling to back endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy working copy. View more info

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Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals

By: Alinsky, Saul David

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc: 1971

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 344H1392

ISBN: 0394443411

Condition: Good


0394443411 xxvi, 196 pages. "Lest we forget... the very first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom - Lucifer." - from page ix. "The revolutionary force today has two targets, moral as well as material. Its young protagonists are one moment reminiscent of the idealistic early Christians, yet they also urge violence and cry, 'Burn the system down!' They have no illusions about the system, but plenty of illusions about the way to change the world. It is to this point that I have written this boo... View more info

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A Master Guide to the Art of Floral Design

By: Alisa De Jong-Stout; Hannah Sigur; Douglas Sandberg; Boris Jeanrenaud

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press, Incorporated: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548C9335

ISBN: 088192539X

Condition: Very Good


088192539X 230 pages. Index. "A fresh approach to an ancient art. Exquisite colour photography and illustrations join with a unique, comprehensive theory to reveal the beauty of flowers and their role as teachers of floral design. Practical, hands-on information about color, the science of lighting, floral care, containers, construction, and alternative techniques complement the concept." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Very light wear to price-clipped dust jacket which bears two short openings. A high quality copy. View more info

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Lords of the stone: An anthology of Eskimo sculpture

By: Alistair Macduff

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Whitecap Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 854A2420

ISBN: 0920620353

Condition: Very Good


0920620353 151 pages. Author's flowing signature upon title page. "A poetic appreciation of the beauty of Inuit art in general and the illustrated works in particular... George Galpin has photographed (in colour) 82 pieces from 8 major Arctic communities, as well as Greenland and several smaller settlements. These works are a distillation of the many hundreds of pieces which have passed through the author's hands when he was director of the Gallery of the Arctic, in Victoria, British Columbia, and the represent the artist's achievements at the highest level. A book of lasting beauty, a... View more info

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The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

By: Anderson, Graham; MacNabb, Angus; Mines, Gilbert; Spon, W. Edmonds; Gentl, Eric; Crosby, Wm. F.; Ashford, Major S.D.; Loucks, P.W.; Doherty, Lawrence; Thorp, Edward E.; Moyer, Roger, Zaic, Frank & Associates; Frazier, R.C.; Olmstead, G.A.; Cox

Price: $99.95

Publisher: East Stroudsburg, PA, Model Craftsman Publishing Corp.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1261

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Includes black and white photos and many detailed drawings. Features: A Narrow Gauge Engine; A Harbor Tug; Modelmaking - Past and Present; "Royal Blue" $1,150.00 Prize Model Building Contest; Wall Sconce; A 17' Sailboat; Automatic Signals; The Fireplace Shovel (cont'd from last month); "Signals - And How' - part 2; How Gas Engines Work; A Gasoline Powered Model Airplane; The Dockyard - marine matters; A Hanging Lamp; A Bow Lathe; What the Clubs are Doing; Tinplate Topics; "O" Steam Locomotive - completing the engine and raising steam; So You're Going to the Mode... View more info

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Practical Treatise On Milling And Milling Machines

By: Anon

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Brown & Sharpe: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 135H4077

ISBN: B014L5FNYM

Condition: Fair


B014L5FNYM 383 pages. A 1947 reprint of the 1939 first edition. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. "Offers, in simple, non-technical form, information that may aid the beginner and the more experienced mechanic to a better understanding of the care and use of modern milling machines, and to foster a knowledge of the fundamental principles of sound milling practice." - Preface. Chapters include: Types and Characteristics of Milling Machines; Erection and Care; Operation; Cutters; Attachments; Universal Spiral Index Centers - I... View more info

Kwakiutl Art

By: Audrey Hawthorn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, University of Washington Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 63601746

ISBN: 0888946120

Condition: Very Good


0888946120 272 pages including index. Nurtured by a benevolent land and guided by a sophisticated mythology, the Kwakiutl Indians of the British Columbia coast developed an art that is characterized by variety, skill and power. "One of the definitive volumes on the art and craft work of the Northwest Coast Kwakiutl Indians. Ceremonial societies and ritual dancing are explained in the introductory section, which is followed by commentary on the symbolic and practical significance of the art." - Booklist. Wonderfully illustrated in colour and black and white. Light wear. Clean and ... View more info

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Correct Practice in Industrial Sheet Metal Work

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Artisan/Keeney Publishing Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 612C8689

Condition: Fair


210 pages. Many black and white illustrations. Undated but appears to be circa 1940s. "This collection of articles on Industrial Sheet Metal Work is reprinted from issues of American Artisan." - from front cover. Sections include: Design and Engineering Data; Fume Removal Systems; Grain Handling Systems; Metallic Dust Collecting Systems; Wood Waste Removal Systems; Fibrous Lint Removal Systems; Paint Spray Booths and Drying Ovens; Shop Layout; Miscellaneous. Somewhat above-average wear and external soiling. Prior owner's details inside front cover, otherwise unmarked with somewha... View more info

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The Handyman's Handbook

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Publisher Not Stated: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 642C9701

Condition: Good


40 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1930s. Presents very practical and now nostalgic wood projects for the homeowner, including detailed drawings. Of these, the most interesting are the poultry house, milk house, ice well, cattle breeding rack, back yard chicken ranch, and hog loading chute. The dimensioned diagram of the ice well is particularly interesting as it shows how winter ice can be preserved for a summer ice supply in rural areas with no other means of refrigeration. Ink stamps of a Manitoba lumber business on front cover. Occasional soiling. Moderate wear. Binding tigh... View more info

Let's Learn Cree - Oral

By: Ayiman, Namoya

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Unstated, Self-Published: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 73108536

Condition: Very Good


105 pages. "The Cree language never was a written language. Therefore, we are endeavoring to make these words as simple as possible. The Plains Cree is very simple and sounds are like English... We are doing our utmost to revive this language..." - from the introduction. Teaches the words for numbers, animals, verbs, people, and much more. Book has some minor bends due to improper storage but is clean and unmarked with only moderate wear. Light sunning near spine which is covered by publisher's black tape. Small erasure atop page one. A solid copy of this practical work. View more info

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Financial Serenity : Successful Financial and Investment Planning for Women

By: Bamber, Lori M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Pearson Education Canada: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 162A9611

ISBN: 0130116114

Condition: Fine


0130116114 232 pages. Glossary. Index. Clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Author is a very practical financial advisor so this book is sure to be of value for those seeking some structure for their financial affairs. View more info

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Speak Up for Democracy - What You Can Do: A Practical Plan of Action for Every American Citizen

By: Bernays, Edward L.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1941

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 134G3702

Condition: Good


128 pages. Second printing of the 1940 first edition. Specially printed in connection with the national program of Appreciate America Inc. "At this very moment attempts directed, financed, or encouraged from Europe, Asia, and even from within our borders are being made to destroy our national unity and morale, to create and enlarge differences among us which might make for confusion, panic, and collapse, if we were attacked by an enemy." - from page vii. Bernays designed this plan to galvanize the ties of common interest of Americans for the purpose of achieving a strong national m... View more info

Maps & compasses: A user's handbook

By: Blandford, Percy W

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit, PA, Tab Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 52306504

ISBN: 0830616446

Condition: Fair


0830616446 243 pages including index and glossary. Normal library markings. Abover average wear to boards with portion of front board peeled off at lower left corner. Corner of title page clipped off. Learn to read all there is to be found on a map. Learn to use the map with a compass. Learn to make simple maps and plans. These are worthwhile accomplishments. They are what this book is all about. Complete with many black and white diagrams and occasional photographs. A very practical book. View more info

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How to Rehabilitate Abandoned Buildings

By: Brann, Donald R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Directions Simplified: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 642A8544

Condition: Fair


258 pages. "...Transform an abandoned store, single or multi-family unit, garage or warehouse into rentable and salable housing." - from front cover. Above-average wear externally but contents clean and unmarked. Decent working copy. Very practical information. View more info

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Wood: A Manual for Its Use as a Shipbuilding Material, Volume IV Boat and Ship Construction Techniques - NAVSHIPS 250-336 - Supt. Doc. Cat. No. D 211.6: W85/V II

By: Bureau of Ships, Department of the (US) Navy

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Bureau of Ships, Navy Department: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 527C6034

Condition: Good


144 pages. Duo-tang binding. Many informative black and white photos. "A comprehensive, up-to-date, collection of information based on recent investigations and tests... Should prove useful to shipyards, naval architects, Supervisors of Shipbuilding, Inspector of Naval Material; and officers and those concerned with all phases of wooden ship and boat design, construction, or maintenance." - R.E. Harris, Dept. of the Navy. Chapters include: Bending and Machining of Wood and Plywood; Gluing and Laminating; Fabrication of Wood Boats and Ships. Average wear. A sound copy of this very... View more info

Jesus as Friend

By: Canals, Salvatore

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., Scepter Publishers: 1997

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 45509373

ISBN: 1889334030

Condition: Fine


1889334030 97 pages. Presents in simple and clear phrases a practical way to deal with the key points of common spiritual struggle. Unmarked. Very light wear. Faint crease to back cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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Protect Yourself Against Poison Gas - Air Raid Precautions

By: Civil Air Raid Precautions - Government of Canada

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A9551

Condition: Good


59 pages. A small but information-packed booklet prepared for the guidance of the Canadian public by the Office of the Director of Civil Air Raid Precautions during the second world war. "This is a valuable booklet and the supply is limited. Preserve it carefully, study it, and have all members of your household do likewise." - from back cover. Provides surprisingly comprehensive yet practical guidance on many topics including: Types of War Gases (tear, nose irritant, lung irritant, blister, blood destroying, Paralysing, and other); How gas is likely to be used (gas bombs, gas spr... View more info