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Conversations with John Gardner (Literary Conversations Series)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Jackson, MS, U.S.A., University Press of Mississippi: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56109027

ISBN: 0878054227

Condition: Fair


0878054227 310 pages including index. In the absence of an autobiography these captivating interviews serve as John Gardner's commentary upon his life and work. Together they give both a self-assessment and a self-revealing look at this fascinating writer who died prematurely. Usual library markings. Moderate wear and lean to spine. Front free endpaper removed. View more info

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Preaching the Lectionary: A Workbook for Year C

By: N/A

Price: $102.69

Publisher: USA, Westminster John Knox Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 455A5625

ISBN: 0664251609

Condition: Very Good


0664251609 334 pages. "Keeps the word of the text central and invites critical interrogation of the scriptural text and the commentary by the reader." - Charles L. Bartow, San Francisco Theological Seminary. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Debtor and Creditor - Cases and Commentary: Third Edition

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Carswell: 1987

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 213A9445

ISBN: 045930481X

Condition: Good


045930481X 1078 pages. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding sound. Quality copy. View more info

Preaching New Commentary Lecture C2

By: Abingdon Press

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Abingdon Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 45206127

ISBN: 0687338492

Condition: Very Good


0687338492 240 pages. The fifth volume in a significant series to provide the most comprehensive, convenient commentary on the Christian year currently available. View more info

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Bessie Smith - Empress of the Blues

By: Albertson, Chris; Schuller, Gunther: Commentary By

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Kane: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 117A8334

Condition: Good


144 pages. Index. Discography. "The Greatest Singer and Entertainer of the Century - Bessie Smith comes alive again in this unique collection of 30 of her most famous songs. Not just copies of sheet music, here are actual transcriptions of her most famous songs, with piano reproductions and guitar chords... Gunther Schuller contributes notes on her singing style - perhaps the only good critical description of her art. This is the ideal companion to the record set of Bessies's complete recordings." - from back cover. Songs include: It Makes My Love Come Down, Long Road, Jailhouse... View more info

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Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner

By: Angilirq, Paul Apak

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Coach House Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H1658

ISBN: 1552451135

Condition: Very Good


1552451135 240 pages. Bibliographical references. Profusely illustrated with colour photos. Inspired by a traditional Inuit legend of Iglooik. Includes screenplay in Inuktitut and English; Commentary in English. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. 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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Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge in Color - Fortieth (40th) Anniversary Edition - Signed #343 OF 750 - Slipcase Included

By: Barks, Carl; Blum, Geoffrey (Commentary), Bedford, Annie North; McGary, Norman

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Gladstone Publishing Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 853A1793

Condition: Fine


Lovely Scrooge-decorated bookplate inside front board bears Barks' hand-written signature and book number. Slipcase bears large excellent colour illustration of Scrooge posing in cowboy hat and red bandana with sack of gold, pick, canteen, ammunition belt, and rifle. Contents include: "Donald Duck's Christmas on Bear Mountain", "Dickens Redone" (two-page illustrated commentary, "The Storybook Scrooge" (one-page commentary), "Uncle Scrooge", "Uncle Scrooge's Christmas Carol", "The Triumph of Scrooge McDuck" (10 page colour illustrated commentary... View more info

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Acaoohkiwina and Acimowina: Traditional Narratives of the Rock Cree Indians (Canadian Museum of Civilization Mercury Series)

By: Brightman, Robert

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Hull, PQ, Canada, Canadian Museum Of Civilization: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6863

ISBN: 0660107864

Condition: Fair


0660107864 227 pages. "...Presents narratives from different genres of Rock Cree oral literature in northwestern Manitoba together with interpretive and comparative commentary." - from back cover. Above-average wear. Hinges taped. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

By: Celliers, Captain B.B.; Hutt, Michael; Barker, A.K.; Haldar, N.K.; Coates, Norman A.; Rumsey, T.; Rhodes, Gerald; Catherall, Arthur; Coombe, Michael; Browne, J.E.; Bee, Edgar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2552

Condition: Good


16 [ads], 63-118 pages. Features: Rogue Elephant Herd of the Sabi Valley - article with photos; Two Stowaways did not determine the destination of the ship they boarded, and problems resulted; Meeting the Wife - tragedy strikes as Mr. Barker journeys to meet his wife at a remote Tanganyika plantation; Land of Giraffe-Necked Women - the Mon-Khmer Padaungs of Burma - one-page article with great photo of Padaung beauty playing cards; Island Watchers of Koro Koro, New Zealand - one of the loneliest jobs in the world; A Night With Pirates - a man's small boat is taken over by pirates in Singapore ... View more info

Hanging a legend: The NFB's shameful attempt to discredit Billy Bishop, VC

By: Chadderton, H. Clifford

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, The War Amputations of Canada: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23303606

ISBN: 0921391064

Condition: Good


0921391064 371 pages. Consists of personal commentary, together with other written material: Senate Sub-Committee documents; correspondence; background articles and research documents. Black and white illustrations. Contents clean and unmarked. Average wear externally with sticker removal mark atop front cover. Solid copy. View more info

Preaching New Common Lectionary After Pentecost

By: Craddock, Fred B.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Abingdon Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 45206116

ISBN: 0687338476

Condition: Very Good


0687338476 302 pages. Provides the most comprehensive convenient commentary on the Christian year currently available. Anyone using the Common Lectionary as the basis for preaching will appreciate the unique benefits offered by each volume in the series View more info

Zero Tollerance : An Intimate Memoir by the Man Who Revolutionized Figure Skating

By: Cranston, Toller; Kimball, Martha Lowder

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 46501210

ISBN: 0771023340

Condition: Fine


0771023340 352 pages including index. Part memoir, part entertainment, part commentary on a life lived as art, Toller Cranston tells tales as only he can, including: The only skating show in Haiti; The Broadway triumph that failed; The pachinko wizard; Upstaging Joan Collins; The decimation of John Curry; Sex in Holiday on Ice; Golf among the Mambas; and other stories too strange not to be true! Clean, bright and unmarked with only the very faintest trace of handling. Splendid copy. View more info

The Communicator's Commentary: Mark

By: David L. McKenna

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Waco, TX, Word Pub Group: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 45206123

ISBN: 0849901553

Condition: Very Good


0849901553 332 pages. Combines rich resources of historical background and textual interpretation with spiritual insights and contemporary illustrations of each verse and passage. Some wear to edges of dust jacket. View more info

The University of British Columbia: A Souvenir

By: George Woodcock; Tim Fitzharris

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64409679

ISBN: 0195404742

Condition: Good


0195404742 92 pages. Brings together George Woodcock's informative commentary and Tim Fitzharris's handsome colour photographs, along with archival material, to create an engaging souvenire of the University of British Columbia. Usual library markings. Average wear. View more info

The Urbanization of the Strait of Georgia Region: A Study of the Impact of Urbanization on the Natural Resources of Southwestern British Columbia - Geographical Paper No. 57

By: Gibson, Edward M.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Lands Directorate, Environment Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64601823

Condition: Very Good


63 pages including bibliography and black and white illustrations. Text provides a commentary on the cultural and political forces which shape both the process of urbanization and its influence on the utilization of resources. A massive 40"x58" wall map (stored in sleeve) plays a mutually supportive role by providing background information, documenting the dynamic urbanization process, and presenting an analysis of relevant material. Together they provide an interesting collection of information concerning urban growth and its impact in the Strait of Georgia Region. Moderate wear t... View more info

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A Commentary Upon the Quiet Way

By: Hall, Manly Palmer

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Philosophical Research Society, Inc.: 1955

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 516H1668

ISBN: B001KUSETS

Condition: Fair


B001KUSETS 48 pages. "Reflections on 'The Quiet Way' tract, attributed to a saintly recluse who took the religious name Wen Ch'ang, who flourished during the Tang dynasty." - pg. 3. Prior owner's stamp atop title page. Considerable marginalia and underlining in pencil and ink. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

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Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton. Documents and commnetary. Volume II (VOL 2)

By: Hamilton, Alastair; Hamilton, Alexander

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103C7238

ISBN: 0231089457

Condition: Good


0231089457 957 pages. Index. "This volume has to do with the varied and often complex questions of law that arose from the burgeoning commercial and maritime activities of a great port." - from dust jacket Book plate inside front board. Very faint erasure upon front free endpaper. No other markings found. Moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new Brodart sleeve. A sound copy. View more info

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My New Order

By: Hitler, Adolph; Raoul De Roussy De Sales - Editor

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock/Houghton Mifflin: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 134A7690

Condition: Fair


1008 pages. "A compilation of Hitler's speeches set in a running commentary... Presents what is significant and important to an understanding of Hitler's strategy." - from the opening pages. Fascinating reading. Heavily worn. Usual library markings. Binding weak. One page loose but present. Read Hitler's own words and compare them with his actions. MADDEN p.112, PHILLIPS p.177. View more info

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Ho Chi Minh Answers President L.B. Johnson

By: Ho Chi Minh

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Hanoi, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 113A8498

Condition: Good


29 pages. Appendix includes letter from L.B. Johnson to Ho Chi Minh which was written "in the hope that the conflict in Vietnam can be brought to an end." This booklet includes the text of Ho Chi Minh's reply "along with our commentary and a letter to Dr. Nguyen Huu Tho, President of the Presidium of the South Vietnam National Front for Liberation. This booklet... will help the reader to better understand the viewpoint of the Vietnamese people and that of the aggressor against whom they are fighting for their independence and for peace." - from Publisher's Note. Text in Eng... View more info