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Woman's Home Companion Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 755H4298

ISBN: B00WYCONNC

Condition: Fair


B00WYCONNC This copy is a vintage 1946 reprint of the 1942 first edition. 951 pages. Index. Occasional colour and black and white photos. "Every one of the 2,600 recipes in this book was either originated or thoroughly tested in the Companion's Home Service kitchens before it earned its place in this book." - Introduction. Covers the full spectrum of American cookery circa WWII. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling through respectful use. Binding aging but intact. A worthy copy of this beloved kitchen keepsake. View more info

Rent Control - a Popular Paradox: Evidence on the Economic Effects of Rent Control

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., The Fraser Institute: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34501256

ISBN: 0889750009

Condition: Good


0889750009 212 pages. Essays on the economics of housing in Canada and on the effects of rent control in the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria, France and Sweden. "If this account seems to boil down to a catalogue of iniquities to be laid at the door of rent control, that is no mere coincidence, but inevitable..." - Professor F.A. Hayek, Nobel Laureate. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. Few markings to contents. Binding aging but remains intact. View more info

I'm 80...now What?

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Hazard Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501406

ISBN: 0969892403

Condition: Good


0969892403 329 pages. Includes some black and white photos. This book is the best gift you could give yourself or anyone you know who needs an upbeat, honest, funny and inspiring role model for life's adventures to 80 and beyond. Crosses generations and time zones with author's witty, well-crafted autobiographical stories. Moderate wear. Prior owner's name atop half-title page else unmarked. Nice copy in illustrated covers. View more info

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Moonshiners Manual

By: Barleycorn, Michael

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Oliver Press: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 753A5729

ISBN: 0914400126

Condition: Very Good


0914400126 148 pages. "The sole intention of this book is to preserve a dying art. An American tradition from 1776 to 1976. A sacred technology of civilized man traced back as far as recorded history. A rapidly fading folklore, waning in the automated, mass-produced world of today." - from page III. "For the connoisseur of home brew" - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Nice working copy. View more info

Tough Timber: The Loggers of B.C. - Their Story

By: Bergren, Myrtle

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Progress Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500786

Condition: Fair


254 pages including glossary. Based upon interviews with Arne Johnson, Hjalmar Bergren, John McCuish, George Grafton, Edna Brown, and others who helped organize a woodworker's union in British Columbia. This work was begun in 1957 with the intent of recording a history of the woodworker's union in the Lake Cowichan area, of which so many oft-repeated tales have been heard. Intended to embrace only the camps and mills in the area, it grew to be a larger story, until the author was faced with a mountain of data on paper ad tape, and the necessity to draw a line. For this reason, the story is... View more info

Notes of a Vagabond - Ways of Men

By: Bonsels, Waldemar

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Albert and Charles Boni: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56200811

Condition: Good


274 pages. Translated from the German. Usual library markings. Partially yellowed. Average wear. Binding aging but intact. View more info

Ateliers - Etudes Sur Vingt-deux Peintres et Sculpteurs Canadiens

By: Chauvin, Jean

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Montreal/New York, Louis Carrier & Cie/Les Editions Du Mercure: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63503359

Condition: Fair


Copy number 735 of a limited edition. Numerous black and white plates. Text in French. Illustrees de reproductions d'oeuvres. Front free endpaper removed. Book plate removed from inside front board. Some markings and staining to back endpaper. Above-average but not excessive wear. Binding aging but intact. Still a worthy copy. View more info

Tread Upon the Lion - The Story of Tommie Titcombe

By: De la Haye, Sophie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Agincourt, ON, Sudan Interior Mission: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46400168

Condition: Fair


Circa 1973. 135 pages including index. Titcombe was the first missionary to live among the Yagba people of Nigeria, West Africa. His story is a blood-stirring pioneer thriller. Above average wear. Clean and unmarked. Binding aging but remains intact. View more info

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology: Essentials for Respiratory Care

By: Des Jardins, Terry R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Albany, NY, U.S.A., Delmar Pub: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52507362

ISBN: 0827328362

Condition: Good


0827328362 307 pages including index. This innovative text provides heart, lung, and renal anatomy, plus outstanding coverage of physiology - all in one complete volume. Covers the entire lifespan, including the physiology of aging and neonatal physiology. Moderate wear. Blue high-lighting on two pages. Blue underlining on one page. View more info

Striking Sails

By: Faber, Heije

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Abingdon Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52202285

ISBN: 0687399416

Condition: Good


0687399416 158 pages including notes and bibliography. A study of the task and art of aging. Providesa lucid look at what older people feel and think, and probes their relationships with society, work, family, religion, and themselves. Also offers important orientation to research on the human life cycle and aging. Average wear. Some markings. Good working copy. View more info

History of the Modern Styles of Architecture: Volume II Only

By: Fergusson, James

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1891

Edition: Third Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 51803154

Condition: Fair


453 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Top edge gilt. Gilt lettering upon spine. Prior owner's name and date upon front flyleaf. Above-average wear. Numerous pages were not separated by printer and prior owner crudely ripped them from each other. Top half of spine partialy loose. Binding aging. View more info

The Complete Book of Sleep: How Your Nights Affect Your Days

By: Hales, Dianne R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Addison-Wesley: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 65408987

ISBN: 0201038463

Condition: Good


0201038463 315 pages including index. More than 50 million people have trouble sleeping. If you're one of them, here's a book that will help you sleep better tonight. Read about 42 major sleep problems and how to overcome them, including: bad sleep habits, conditioned insomnia, breathing disorders, narcolepsy, jet lag, Sudden Infant Death, sleep-walking, rhythm changes during aging, stress and anxiety, snoring. Learn crucial information about sleeping pills. Find out about the latest sleep treatments. Learn about intriguing research. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding solid. View more info

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American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works, 31st Annual Meeting, Arlington, Virginia, June 2001 - Volume Thirteen (13) - Papers Delivered at the Textile Subgroup Session

By: Hanson, Robin M.; Randolph, Julie; Halvorson, Bonnie: Editoris

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Textile Speciality Group, American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC): 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 621H3050

Condition: Fine


103 pages. Features: Fire retardants ignite research project on exhibit case materials; Effects of light and heat aging on selected quilting products containing adhesives; A question of colour for a 19th century silk fabric with metal threads; Theorem Paintings - potential treatment options; Beneath the Grime - measuring the effects of preservation treatments for textiles; Optical microscopy techniques for examination of alpaca hair fibers - application to archaeological textiles; and more. Black and white illustrations. Clean, bright and unmarked. An excellent copy. View more info

Disgracefully Yours: More New Ideas for Getting the Most Out of Life

By: Hen Co-Op

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Freedom, CA, USA, Crossing Pr: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44607916

ISBN: 0895948044

Condition: Very Good


0895948044 239 pages. Authors respond to letters from readers of their first book, Growing Old Disgracefully. These six vibrant women, ages sixty-four to seventy-seven, inspire other women to transform their attitudes toward aging and take the path toward expansion, playfulness, and creativity. View more info

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Underground Cures: The Most Urgent Health Secrets, Vol. 3

By: Institute, Health Sciences

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Agora Health Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 657A1231

ISBN: 1891434101

Condition: Good


1891434101 224 pages. Index. Details 30 of the Health Sciences Institute's most urgent health discoveries, including remedies for: cancer, stroke, heart disease, migraines, arthritis, infectious diseases, lagging libido, fatigue, depression, anxiety, aging, high blood pressure. Average wear. Clean and unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

Counseling Elders and Their Families: Practical Techniques for Applied Gerontology (Adulthood and Aging)

By: John J. Herr; John H. Weakland

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Springer: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51109422

ISBN: 0826125107

Condition: Good


0826125107 308 pages including index. Authors are pioneers in gerontology. "How to untie the knots or find a path out of the communication jungle is the topic of this book." - from Foreward. Volume II in the Springer Series on Adulthood and Aging. Average wear. Moderate quantity of high-lighting to text. View more info

It's the Thought That Counts: For Better or for Worse 15th Anniversary Collection

By: Johnston, Lynn

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, U.S.A., Andrews McMeel Publishing: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34208322

ISBN: 0836217624

Condition: Very Good


0836217624 230 pages. Looks back at many high points through Lynn's handpicked selection of color Sundays: the birth of baby April in 1991; the daring revelation that teenage friend Lawrence is gay; the fear that comes with aging parents; and much more. Also includes an amusing and informative narration of Johnston's comments about some of her favorite strips, plus the annual collection of cartoons. A special treat for fans of Lynn Johnston and her engaging Patterson clan. Bump to bottom of spine else light wear. Gift greetings upon dedication page. A nice copy. View more info

Positive Aging: Every Woman's Quest for Wisdom and Beauty

By: Kaigler-Walker Ph.D, Karen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, RedWheel / Weiser: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86603398

ISBN: 1573240842

Condition: Very Good


1573240842 260 pages including bibliography and index. Illuminates the quest women must take to free themselves from this cultural trap to enjoy the fruits that aging can bring. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Fifty Midlife in Perspective

By: Katchadourian, Herant

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W H Freeman & Co: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44205715

ISBN: 0716718677

Condition: Very Good


0716718677 Moderate amount of green high-lighting. Explains the common physical, social, and psychological changes of one of the most important passages of adult life. A guide for everyone who's wondering what's happening - or what will happen - to their bodies and minds, careers and relationships, health and sexuality a the pinnacle of life. View more info

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Joni Mitchell Songbook: Complete Volume Number I (One) - (1966-1970)

By: Mitchell, Joni

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, SIquomb: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 853A2024

Condition: Fair


120 pages. Contains lyrics, guitar chords, and piano music for the following songs: Cactus Tree; The Dawntreader; I Had a King; Marcie; Michael from Mountains; Nathan La Franeer; Night in the City; The Pirate of Penance; Sisotowbell Lane; Song to a Seagull; Both Sides Now; Chelsea Morning; The Fiddle and the Drum; The Gallery; I Don't Know Where I Stand; I Think I Understand; Roses Blue; Songs to Aging Children Come; That Song About the Midway; Tin Angel; The Arrangement; Big Yellow Taxi; Blue Boy; The Circle Game; He Comes For Conversation; He Played Real Good for Free; Ladies of the Canyon;... View more info