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Image for Chinese Cloisonne: The Pierre Uldry Collection

Chinese Cloisonne: The Pierre Uldry Collection

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Bamboo Publishing: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 663H3653

ISBN: 1870076125

Condition: Very Good


1870076125 144 pages plus approximately 200 pages of sumptuous color and black and white photos, a glossary of decorative motifs on cloisonne, and a bibliography. "For the connoisseur and collector interested in Chinese cloisonne, a comprehensive pictorial documentation including detailed reproductions of all marks, even doubtful or misleading ones, seemed to us more sensible and useful than any other alternative. For this reason captions were kept as brief a spossible, and detailed discussion and assessment of major and key pieces were relegated to the introductory chapters, for which a... View more info

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70 Years Next to Paradise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Alan Blackwell / Power Line Productions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3297

ISBN: 1550565907

Condition: Very Good


1550565907 Signed and dated by author upon dedication page. 150 pages. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos. Map endpapers. "An entertaining look at one man's extraordinary life. Yet with its descriptions of pioneer life and the events that helped mold the author's character, it accomplishes much more than the average autobiography. In fact, though perhaps as much by accident as design, it also affords readers a rare glimpse into the social, cultural, and economic development of the Ootsa Lake [B.C.] area - and for this reason, if no other, should be read." - Fo... View more info

Image for Time April 15 1974 Richard Nixon on Cover (Tax Scandal), Watergate/Impeachment Hearings, Patty Hearst, Pop Art, The Conversation/Francis Ford Coppola, The Sugarland Express/Steven Spielberg, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance/Robert Persig

Time April 15 1974 Richard Nixon on Cover (Tax Scandal), Watergate/Impeachment Hearings, Patty Hearst, Pop Art, The Conversation/Francis Ford Coppola, The Sugarland Express/Steven Spielberg, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance/Robert Persig

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Time-Life: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1698

ISBN: B0032IKO6C

Condition: Good


B0032IKO6C 104 pages. Features: Devastation in Tornado Alley - Xenia, OH, Louisville, etc.; Nixon and the IRS; Two-page color-photo ad for Zenith's new Allegro speakers; News from the House Judiciary Committee investigating Watergate; The President's brothers, F. Donald and Edward; Trial of United Mineworkers President W.A. (Tony) Boyle for murder; Color-photo ad for the Cabrice Classic by Chevrolet features formal couple in back seat; Patty Hearst chooses to side with her captors, the S.L.A.; With the end of the Apollo program Cape Canaveral is a ghost town of gantries; The nuclear energy de... View more info

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The Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs and Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 561H1450

ISBN: B0057KUDI2

Condition: Good


B0057KUDI2 420 pages. Undated - circa 1924. Handsomely color-illustrated front board plus seven attractive colour plates. Stories include: The Magic Horse; Codadad and his Brothers; Gulnare of the Sea; Prince Agib; and ten more. Staining to fore- and top edges. Spine slant. Binding intact. Average wear. Unmarked. A worthy copy of this wonderfully illustrated vintage work. View more info

Image for Cabinet 29: Sloth by Brian Dillon (2008-07-31)

Cabinet 29: Sloth by Brian Dillon (2008-07-31)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Cabinet: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H1315

ISBN: B01K0SNU6M

Condition: Good


B01K0SNU6M 112 pages. Features: Brian Dillon; Gustav Zander; Roger Caillois; Karl Hans Janke; Emilie Clark; Kenneth Libbrecht; and much more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this attractive publication. View more info

Canada (Trav Bug)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Singapore, Sun Tree Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74508500

ISBN: 9810042795

Condition: Very Good


9810042795 359 pages including index. A world of exhilarating experiences lies in store for the traveler within these pages. Stunning colour photography reveals silent blue lakes, the majestic white peaks of the Rockies towering over green forests, the rugged coastline of Nova Scotia, the cafe life of Montreal, and much more. Includes hundreds of full-colour photos, accurate maps, trip-planning details, and fascinating text. Unmarked. Light wear. A nice copy of this attractive volume. View more info

Nature's Goldmine

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Smyrna, GA, U.S.A./Toronto, Canada, Golden Eight Intl Pub: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 65409769

ISBN: 1890412899

Condition: Very Good


1890412899 324 pages plus references and index. Buried beneath all the advertising and promotion of milk and dairy products are some real, unique, nutritional nuggets that become ever so precious when exploited by science and technology. Boost your immune system. Relieve stress and anxiety. Fight osteoporosis, and more. Prior owner's details upon half-title page else unmarked. Very light wear. Attractive in glossy illustrated covers. View more info

British Columbia Recreational Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Infomap: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 71608698

ISBN: 0969360711

Condition: Very Good


0969360711 130 pages. Your guide to B.C.'s great outdoors. Full colour maps covering all of British Columbia in the popular topographic scale of 1 inch to 9.5 miles (1cm to 6km). Gazetteer of 10,000 places, creeks, rivers, lakes and mountains. All Wildlife management units clearly outlined and numbered. And much more. In fine condition but for light bending to tip of top corner of book. Unmarked. Attractive color-illustrated glossy covers. An exceptional reference in great condition. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 March (Mar.) 1951 - Toronto Maple Leafs Front Cover / Comrade Tim Buck of Canada's Communist Party

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 March (Mar.) 1951 - Toronto Maple Leafs Front Cover / Comrade Tim Buck of Canada's Communist Party

By: Allen, R.; Fraser, B.; Anglin, G.; Neville, Charles; Bodsworth, F.; Robertson, George H.; Callwood, J.; Mayse, Arthur; et al

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2459

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Great cover illustration of Toronto Maple Leaf locker room by Franklin Arbuckle shows button being sewn onto uniform of team captain Ted "Teeder" Kennedy by Tim Daly with Turk Broda in background; The Case History of Comrade Tim Buck - Leader of Canada's Communist Party for 21 years; You Too Can Be a Perfect Parent; The Hex-man of Croaker's Hole (fiction); Conscription! - How soon will it come?; Art Reaume - The Battered Boss of Windsor, Ontario; How to Pay Less Income Tax; Sir John Franklin's Folly; Regina's Always Starting Something; Whooping Cough - Number One B... View more info

In the Face of the Enemy

By: Allix, Hereward

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sussex, U.K., The Book Guild Limited: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56201348

ISBN: 0863321917

Condition: Fine


0863321917 131 pages. "Crazy Ed" Cresset - eccentric, loner and volunteer fireman - is more than just the mild, stammering old Englishman who, for twenty years, has been accepted by the good people of Pratt's Landing, Vancouver Island as one of their own. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to attractive dust jacket. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series

The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series

By: Atkin, Harry

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Lt.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 616H3284

Condition: Very Good


vii, 198 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed drawings and black and white reproductions of marvelous old photos. Provides "that complementary knowledge whereby the draughtsman or other technical man may tackle the job of erection on site with assurance, or at least the understand that the erecting squad are doing nothing likely to cause damage to the property entrusted to its charge, nor accidents to those persons employed on the work." - Preface. Chapters include: Cranes and Substitutes; Winches; Rope-blocks; Chain-blocks; Jacks; Ropes; Knots; Slings; Sundry Tackle; Foundat... View more info

Image for Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, February 25, 1946: Ickes Cover Photo

Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, February 25, 1946: Ickes Cover Photo

By: Auslander, Jospeh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3308

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Attractive one-page color ad for Dodge Trucks features bright yellow moving van; Seattle's worst earthquake in history; Mrs. Helen Douglas Mankin wins Atlanta's Negro vote; Color ad for General Tire features well-dressed lady with lots of luggage being helped by black porter; Classy color ad for the Farnsworth Television and radio Corporation; Two-page poem commemorates the first anniversary of the Iwo Jima battle; Canadian exposure of spy ring turns doubting eyes on Russia - major article with photo; Nice one-page ad for the Banff Springs Hotel; Attractive color ad for F... View more info

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, January, 1957 - Upper Canada and New York State

Canadian Geographical Journal, January, 1957 - Upper Canada and New York State

By: Barbeau, Marius; Owens, W.H.; Harrington, Richard; Williams, M.Y.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3437

Condition: Fair


40 Pages plus fourteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Cover illustration is A.Y. Jackson's "Yellowknife Bay"; Louisiana French; The National Trust of Britain; Machu Picchu; Upper Canada and New York State; and more. Nice one-page two-colour recruiting ad for the RCAF; Attractive 1957 DeSoto car ad inside back cover; Back cover black and white photo ad for BOAC features couple being served a gourmet meal on-board. Taped repairs to damage at upper corner of front cover, otherwise a sound and unmarked copy. View more info

Image for The New York Woman (Magazine), October 21, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 7 : Ted Peckham - New York's Male Escort Tycoon / 47 West 53rd is Home of the Rehearsal Club

The New York Woman (Magazine), October 21, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 7 : Ted Peckham - New York's Male Escort Tycoon / 47 West 53rd is Home of the Rehearsal Club

By: Barber, Josephine; Maier, Ruth R.; Robb, Inez Callaway; Raushenbush, Winifred; Tieger, Joan; Eberle, Irmengarde; Peters, C.A.; Wilson, Elita; Ferguson, Donita; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Woman, Inc.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2541

Condition: Good


48 pages. This glamorous publication brought New York women important information including: news of the choicest fashion, entertainment, current happenings, where to go, what to see, and how much to pay. Features: Great color cover photo of cop writing ticket for fashionable lady whose dog has just soiled a hydrant; Nice one-page ad for Franklin Simon's features dresses for dining out; Letters; Half-page Best & Co. ad features photo of "Upholstery Damask"; Fantastic one-page ad for Singer sewing machines features attractive model and text aimed specifically to the women of New York;... View more info

Image for Collier's, The National Weekly (Magazine), March (Mar.) 13, 1915, Vol. 54, No. 26 - In the German Trenches / General Joseph Joffre

Collier's, The National Weekly (Magazine), March (Mar.) 13, 1915, Vol. 54, No. 26 - In the German Trenches / General Joseph Joffre

By: Beveridge, Albert J.; Lea, Fanny Heaslip; Fitch, George; Bullock, William; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Collier's: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2830

Condition: Fair


Features: Attractive cover illustration of Marshal Joseph Jacques C?saire Joffre of France; Good Year tire ad inside front cover; Elegant one-page ad for The White Company of Cleveland (automaker); Classy one-page ad for Hart Schaffner & Marx clothiers of New York; In the German Trenches - the 2nd of Senator Albert J. Beveridge's articles; By Margarita Trench (fiction by Fannie Heaslip Lea); We Shall Meet, But We Shall Miss Them - article on the 64th Congress; The Fence Breaker (baseball fiction by William Bullock); General Joseph Joffre of France; The Narrow Margin (fiction by Helen Baker Pa... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, Saturday, March [Mar.] 22, 1941 -  Keren, Core of Weakening Italian Resistance in Eritrea

The Illustrated London News, Saturday, March [Mar.] 22, 1941 - Keren, Core of Weakening Italian Resistance in Eritrea

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3383

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Cover photo of Wellington bomber of a Czech squadron setting out on a night raid over Germany; Photo of Admiral Sir Percy Lockwood Harmer Noble; One-page photo of group of R.A.F. cadets parading in flying kit for the first time; Two pages of photos of training of cadets training as R.A.F. pilots and observers; Six photos of Keren, the key to Eritrea, where Italians are strongly resisting; Attractive colour illustration of British aircraft painted in camouflage; Page of colour illustrations of German military aircraft painted in their sombre camouflage colours; Photos of de... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 -  Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

The Illustrated London News (ILN) February 21, 1953 - Cover Photo of Preparation of the Magnificent Purple Robe To Be Worn By Her Majesty at Her Coronation

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2796

Condition: Good


Pages 261-296. Features: Nice colour ad for Dewar's "White Label" Scotch inside front cover; Nice one-page ad for Rootes Group Cars (Sunbeam-Talbot, Hillman Minx); Preparation of the Queen's Coronation robe; Arrival of new U.S. Ambassador, Winthrop W. Aldrrich; Two pages of illustrations of how the Dutch fight their eternal and unwearying enemy - the sea - repairing dykes and reclaiming land; Excellent one-page colour-photo portrait of Dwight Eisenhower; One-page colour photo of the Lord Lyon and Officers of the Scottish Court of Chivalry; The Indo-China War - photos from Nasam and th... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, July 16, 1949 - London Dock Strike

The Illustrated London News, July 16, 1949 - London Dock Strike

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0954

Condition: Good


Pages 73-108. Features. Aerial cover photo of idle London shipping due to dockworker's strike; Photos of troops serving as stevedores unloading frozen beef from Argentina; Two-page illustration of Fettes College; Article entitled "Dollars, Sterling and European Trade"; Photos of striking dockworkers attending speeches; Two-pages of photos from the agricultural show at Shrewsbury, including Princess Elizabeth and many champion animals; Photos of personalities of the week include the winners of the Ashburton Shield, Tshekedi Khama, Cambridge Cricketeers, Mr. Alexander Diomedes, Air Mar... View more info

Image for Today's Woman - The Magazine for Today's Homemaker, September (Sept.) 1947 - Mary Augusta Rodgers

Today's Woman - The Magazine for Today's Homemaker, September (Sept.) 1947 - Mary Augusta Rodgers

By: Caspary, Vera; Rich, Carole A.; Miller, Nolan; Klempner, John; Taylor,k Rosemary; Shipp, Cameron; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, Fawcett Publications Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2519

Condition: Fair


148 pages. Features: Charming color-illustrated ad for Alba Nylons inside front cover with gorgeous young lovely standing in tree; DuBarry Success Course ad features Berry Lou Arehart; Out of the Blue - complete novel by Vera Caspary; Is He In the Right Job?; Young Wife in Washington, D.C. - color-photo-illustrated article on author Mary Augusta Rodgers and her family; The Farmington Valley Republican Club; It Happened in Hollywood - How the Censors Cleaned up 'Forever Amber'; Several pages of attractive fashion photos in color and black and white; How Fast Can You Read?; My Life is Different... View more info

Celebrity Lights a collection of Favourite Recipes from Celebrity Women in Support of Breast Cancer Research

By: Celebrity Lights Foundation; LEIGHTON, Lisa, Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Celebrity Lights Foundation: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75508414

ISBN: 096811590X

Condition: Fine


096811590X 191 pages. More than a cookbook, this is a unique story, created and shaped by the very personal moments and memories of the 96 celebrities who have generously contributed to this book. Although they lead extremely public lives, all of them took time to respond to the invitation to help celebrate the importance of caring and sharing. These remarkable women are the "lights" behind Celebrity Lights - a book designed not as a collection of light recipes but as an innovative way to create a beacon of light in the battle against breast cancer. Contributors include Hillary Cli... View more info