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Tashme: A Japanese Relocation Centre, 1942-1946

By: Awmack, Winifred J.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1048

Condition: Good


iv, 87 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "I have written this booklet because I have found so many people know almost nothing about the evacuation of the Japanese Canadian people from the west coast during the war. At the coast, after Pearl Harbor, a Japanese family might be living next door to you and a few days later they were gone and no one knew where, particularly after they left the exhibition buildings in Vancouver. I feel sorry this story has to be told, in part, so that such a thing does not happen to any other group of people in this country. Tashme was establish... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 29, 1948: End of the British Mandate in Palestine

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0975

Condition: Good


Pages 593-620. Features: Cover photo of Gen. Cunningham as he leaves Government House, Jerusalem, for the last time as the British mandate in Palestine comes to an end; Samples of ingenious medieval printed works; Two pages of photos of Princess Elizabeth's "New Look" clothes for her first visit to the continent; 5 Dramatic Photos in Palestine and Jerusalem - scenes and factors of the coming struggle for supremacy between Jews and Arabs; Excellent two-page panoramic map of Jerusalem, which has been battered by Arab guns and Jewish mortars and whose future concerns every Christian comm... View more info

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Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase in Want with Increase of Wealth. The Remedy

By: George, Henry [Signed]

Price: $25,000.00

Publisher: New York, Henry George & Co.: 1880

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 169H4360

Condition: Good


Signed and inscribed by Henry George [1839-1897] upon first blank leaf. Publisher's brown blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine, floral endpapers; 4,xi,[3],512,[2],4,[4]pp. Moderate wear to extremities. Few light red pencil marks to four leaves. Trifles of ink writing atop front free endpaper and second blank leaf. Several thin ink lines on pages 138 and 241. Binding tight. 19 x 13 cm. George, an unknown printer in 1870's San Francisco, witnessed the city's evolution from rough encampment to wealthy metropolis, while at the same time observing the emergence of pauperism. He endeavor... View more info

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The Illustrated London News No.6418 - Volume 241, August 4, 1962,

By: Illustrated London News,

Price: $169.95

Publisher: London, Jarvis, Halliday & Co., Limited: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1199

ISBN: B000KH9SV0

Condition: Good


B000KH9SV0 Pages 161-196 plus 4 pages of ads. Features: Cover photo of the Eiger, where Barry Brewster lost his life, plus text and more photos; Russian dock collides with the South Goodwin lightship; Photo of Simon Paterson coming ashore after swimming the English Channel underwater in just under 14 hours; Photo of Sir Oswald Mosley, leader of the pro--fascist union movement, being knocked to the ground by demonstrators in Manchester on July 29; Four photos of the Queen at Plymouth and Dartmouth; Indian forces attack Chinese post in Ladakh - article with photo; Photo of Egyptian tank and Con... View more info

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The Illustrated London News May 28, 1949 Communist attack on Shanghai, Railway strike Berlin,

By: John Squire G H Davies etc

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Illustrated London News: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0964

ISBN: B00ABKYAIM

Condition: Good


B00ABKYAIM Pages 722-756. Features: Cover photo of suburban Shanghai Airport converted to defence strong point; The bicentenary exhibition in honour of Dr. Jenner, discoverer of vaccination; Photos of seal pups abandoned in South Africa; Austrian antique arms, armour, models and toys on display in London; Article on "The stately pleasure dome" of the Caliph Hisham revealed in recent excavations near Jericho; Photos of the Khirbet mosaics; Book review of "An Autobiography and other Essays" by G. M. Trevelyan; Article on the Campaign of Novara, 1849 with photo of Radetzky; Phot... View more info

Crossings : a novel

By: Lambert, Betty

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Pulp Press: 1979

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 35809838

ISBN: 0889780706

Condition: Fair


0889780706 284 pages. "...Crossings is that rara avis, the kind of novel that makes you say, after the first few pages, now here's a *real* writer." - William French, The Globe and Mail.well worn. Unmarked. View more info

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British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1945 Through November/December1946

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $499.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1967

Condition: Good


Half-leather binding. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve ... View more info

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Finding a Familiar Stranger *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: O'Hanlon, Betty

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Plains Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A1647

ISBN: 0920985440

Condition: Good


0920985440 242 pages. Signed by author upon title page. Black and white illustrations. "In this, her first work, the author has managed to capture the spirit of adventure sought after by many by accomplished by few.... shares a vicarious longing for adventure and travel. Indeed, reading this book lifts the human spirit." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Modern Medicine - Its Theory and Practice: In Original Contributions By American and Foreign Authors - Complete First Edition Set in Seven (7) Volumes

By: Osler M.D., Sir William - Editor; McCrae M.D., Thomas; Numerous Contributors

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: USA, Lea Brothers & Co.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 542G1247

Condition: Good


A full-spectrum presentation of medical science as it was in the early 1900s. Edited by Sir William Osler, often considered the father of modern medicine. Each volume contains approximately 900 pages and an index. Volumes I through III printed in 1907, volumes IV and V in 1908, volume VI in 1909 and volume VII in 1910. Numerous colour and black and white plates. Black and white diagrams. Full leather bindings. Two maroon labels with gilt lettering upon each backstrip. Each volume approximately 10" high by 7" wide by 2.75" thick. Of particular note are eight graphic full-pa... View more info

Decorating Cakes for Children's Parties

By: Pinder, Polly

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16402284

ISBN: 0030036674

Condition: Very Good


0030036674 128 pages. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs, this attractive and useful book shows how to turn a child's party into an extra-special event. After providing lists of the ingredients and equipment required and describing the basic baking method, author explains fondant mixing, coloring, and modeling - which is as easy as working with clay. No matter the occasion, you are certain to find just the right cake to be the star of any child's celebration. Bit of soiling to first few pages else clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket in rough condition. View more info

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Insanity Fair - A European Cavalcade

By: Reed, Douglas

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Covici Friede: 1938

Edition: Second U.S. Printing

Seller ID: 113C6773

Condition: Fair


420 pages. Index. "As Douglas Reed, living in the Vienna he loved, was writing this book in 1937 and the early part of 1938, history seemed to be marching at its normal pace... the destruction of Austria was only a fear in the hearts of a few informed men. No sooner was the manuscript dispatched to the publisher, however, than the storm broke and the map of Europe began to change... The first forty-four chapters have been allowed to stand as they were written before Hitler's march into Austria... Fortunately, it has been possible to conclude the story of Austria in the last four chapter... View more info

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Why Hitler Came Into Power

By: Theodore Abel

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 864H4301

ISBN: B0018N2Q7I

Condition: Good


B0018N2Q7I xi, [3], 322 pp. Index. Chronology of the Hitler movement. Statistical tables. Publisher's bookplate and slip inside front board indicate this was a review copy provided to the Literary Editor of the Manchester Guardian. Copyright page bears stamp of the "Ministerstwo Prac Kongresowych Biblioteka", a library operated by the government of Poland, a country Hitler's forces would smash shortly after this work was published. "Professor Abel went directly to the source of Hitler's power - the German people - for the truth, and by an ingeniously contrived literary contest secured th... View more info

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Jericho Beach and the West Coast flying boat stations

By: Weicht, Christopher

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, MCW Enterprises: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 121A6133

ISBN: 0968115802

Condition: Fine


0968115802 288 pages. Dozens of archival black and white illustrations. "Concentrating on the history of the Air Station at Jericho Beach, the author explores the unique circumstances that drove flying boat operations on the west coast. He chronicles the activities conducted by the fledgling Canadian Air Force, and , after 1 April 1924, the permanent Royal Canadian Air Force. The picture he weaves is one where a handful of men, in a few outdated and underpowered machines, establish a legacy of perseverance, ingenuity and dedication undertaking missions which would not be out of place i... View more info

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The dragon and the maple leaf: Chinese Canadians in World War II

By: Wong, Marjorie

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Pirie Pub: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105A1015

ISBN: 0969808607

Condition: Fair


0969808607 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated. "The untold story of all those Chinese Canadians who contributed to Allied victory during the six years of war from 1939 to 1945. Also the story of a neglected aspect of Canadian military history. Chinese Canadians served in almost every theatre, after overcoming many obstacles - social, political, and military... The first documented account of their experiences, including personal comments from many of them... Original documents in the Ottawa archives as well as from London, England, and Canberra, Australia, have all been cons... View more info