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Didactics and Mathematics - The Art and Science of Learning and Teaching Mathematics

By: Mathematics Resource Project Staff

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, U.S.A., Creative Publications, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62208609

ISBN: 0884880885

Condition: Very Good


0884880885 187 pages. Presents a variety of philosophies and, more importantly, practical teaching methods which enable personal preference and style to find communion with the thoughts presented. What makes this book most suitable for group work is the collection of exercises following each paper. A component of the Mathematics Resource Project - an ambitious developmental program directed by Professor Alan Hoffer at the University of Oregon. "I hope that this book will restore some semblance of balance among research, content exploration, and pedagogy for math educators, and make the... View more info

Granville Island: An Urban Oasis

By: McCullough, Michael

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Co: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608235

ISBN: 0662274008

Condition: Very Good


0662274008 121 pages including index. Twenty years ago, Granville Island was transformed from a decrepit 37 acre industrial slum in Vancouver's False Creek to possibly the most successful urban redevelopment ever seen in North America. Rusty tin-sided factories were reborn as a public market, an art school, shops, restaurants, theatres, and a great deal more. Today, Granville Island boasts more than eight million visits a year, 2,600 jobs and the highest sales per square foot of any public market on this continent. A chronicle of the Granville Island story which celebrates what the Island ... View more info

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The New York Woman (Magazine), October 7, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 5 - Gypsy Rose Lee

By: Miller, Lois Mattox; Palmer, Gretta; Robb, Inez Callaway; Eberle, Irmengarde; Tieger, Joah; Ferguson, Donita; Sharp, Kitty; et al

Price: $650.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2539

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: Three-page photo-illustrated feature article on Gypsy Rose Lee "She Undressed Her Way to Fame!"; Full-page ad for the new Lastex Vassarette Girdle, featuring photo of designer Helen Wills; Nice one-page illustrated ad for Du Barry beauty preparations by Richard Hudnut; Letters; Fantastic one-page illustrated Macy's ad shows chef throwing knives at Thanksgiving turkey; Soun... View more info

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Vogue Magazine (American), August (Aug.) 1, 1960, Vol. 136, No. 2, Whole No. 2042

By: Moore, Marianne; et al

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3159

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Features: Gore Vidal; "The Plums of Curiosity"; Young on the Move - nine in the entertainment world; Eight attractive places to eat and sleep - from coast to U.S. coast; The Wright Ludington house - built for art; and much more. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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The Milky Way Pictorial [Magazine] No. 264, 1980

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Milky Way: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H3966

Condition: Good


94 pages. Loaded with wonderful color and black and white photos. Features: Gorgeous one-page colour photo of Michelle; Eight pages of nice colour movie ads; One-page colour photo of Ling Fung; One-page colour photo of Jackie Chan, seated and giving victory symbol with each hand; Two more pages of colour photos of Jackie Chan; Nice foldout colour photo of dancing young lady in heals and teale wrap over soft red dress; The Self-Inflicted Slump of Mandarin Films; Unmarried Hsiu Ling Ling is a mother-to-be; The Sorrow of Being Beautiful; Chen Fan Kai; Hu Kam may marry her old flame; Teddy Robin... View more info

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The Milky Way Pictorial [Magazine] No. 261, 1980 - Jackie Chan Sets His Eyes on International Stardom

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Milky Way: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H3964

Condition: Good


94 pages. Loaded with wonderful color and black and white photos. Features: Li Sheon; Tien Niu; Lin Ching Hsia; Chin Han; Foldout colour photo of beautiful Sylvia Chang; Lonely-Hearted Charles Chin; Jackie Chan Sets His Eyes on International Stardom - article with photos; Shang Kuan Ling Feng is contented with quiet study life; Ti Lung; Li Hsiang gives in to tradition; TV Strongwoman Mrs. Selina Chow Meets New Challenge; Ho Fan directs the film he likes again; Attractive directress Young Kai Yuen; Wu Shiu Chan works for stardom; Robert Wagner - article with photos; and much more. Clean and ... View more info

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Apollo, The International Magazine of the Arts, March (Mar.) 1998 - Oriental Art

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Apollo: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H1307

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: A Japanese laquer chest; Problems in Song ceramics; Questions of authorship in bapo; The Shibata gift to the British Museum; Glass, painting on glass, and vision in 18th century Japan; Photos of Beijing in The Oriental Museum, Durham; Hector Brame - Art Dealer; Catharine Lorillard Wolfe; and more. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy of this attractive issue. View more info

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 39 June, 1970 No. 6

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507797

Condition: Good


Features include: Finding Phragmidpdium caudatum; Henry Evans, Printmaker; Cattleya Ariel coerulea - the Keystone of Blue Breeding?; Radiosensitivity of Cymbidium Protocorms; Bulbophyllum longisepalum - Collector's item; A Norther Territory Safari (cont'd); An Aseptic Transfer case Based on a Liquid Seal; Suggestions for growing Phragmidediums; More about the Jamaican complex; Bush snail control in the Amateur greenhouse; an attractive bulbophyllum. Faint date stamp and bit of writing upon front cover. View more info

American Orchid Society Bulletin Vol. 39 June, 1970 No. 6

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA, American Orchid Society, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507497

Condition: Good


Features include: Finding Phragmidpdium caudatum; Henry Evans, Printmaker; Cattleya Ariel coerulea - the Keystone of Blue Breeding?; Radiosensitivity of Cymbidium Protocorms; Bulbophyllum longisepalum - Collector's item; A Norther Territory Safari (cont'd); An Aseptic Transfer case Based on a Liquid Seal; Suggestions for growing Phragmidediums; More about the Jamaican complex; Bush snail control in the Amateur greenhouse; an attractive bulbophyllum. Faint date stamp and bit of writing upon front cover. View more info

Na Okida O Hawaii - Hawaii Orchid Journal Volume IV, Number 3 September 1975

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Publisher: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507974

Condition: Very Good


28 pages. Features: Cymbidiums on the Big Island; Federal Insecticide, Fungicide ad Rodenticide Act; The American Orchid Society Orchid Identification Center; Growing Three Attractive Flowering Dendrobiums in the Indian Botanical Garden, Calcutta; and more. Lovely copy. Light wear. Unmarked. View more info

Na Okida O Hawaii - Hawaii Orchid Journal Volume V, Number 1 March 1976

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Hawaii Orchid Journal: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507976

Condition: Very Good


28 pages. Features: Some orchids in the 50th state; Two Orchidists in Waianae - Beatrice Krauss and Louise Wulff and Two in Wahiawa Beatrice Krauss and Louise Wulff; and more. Small date stamp upon front cover. Attractive copy with light wear. View more info

Image for My Happy Story Box - Illustrated Cardboard "Casket" Display Case Containing 12 Miniature-Sized Popular Fairy Tales By Famous Authors

My Happy Story Box - Illustrated Cardboard "Casket" Display Case Containing 12 Miniature-Sized Popular Fairy Tales By Famous Authors

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Palm Press Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25408097

Condition: Good


Book titles as follows: Dick Whittington, The Shoemaker and the Elves, Seven with One Blow, The Goose Girl, Rapunzel, The Princess and the Pea, The Frog Prince, Beauty and the Beast, Snow-White and Rose-Red, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, and The Golden Goose. Each tiny book illustrated in colour. All books unmarked with moderate to average wear. Pages stapled together and protected by illustrated card covers. Books are secured inside what publisher refers to as a "casket." Left and right halves of casket are illustrated with happy elves. These fold o... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, September 27, 1958

Maclean's Magazine, September 27, 1958

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A6807

Condition: Fair


72 pages. Features: Is the United Appeal Too Big - or Big Enough?; The Man Behind Canadian TV's most famous face - Larry Henderson; The Streets of Canada - Water St. in St. John's is the oldest street on the continent; Why the Amish want no part of progress; What I remember most about school; Klondike - Part II - Pierre Berton. Very interesting colour ad for Cellophane features an attractive model wearing a blue hat which more closely resembles an upside-down flower pot! Major damage and some moisture exposure to lower portion of back cover and last few pages. Please inquire if you require... View more info

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The (Victoria, British Columbia) Daily Colonist Newspaper: Thursday, December 1, 1904 Issue

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349A7755

Condition: Fair


12 pages. A wonderful snap shot of life as it was on Vancouver Island 100 years ago. News of the day includes: Port Arthur's Days Numbered (lead story); Governor for Yukon; Guessing Schemes barred from mails; Germans warned against trusts - US evidence held up as fearful example; Fruit Growing at Kamloops; Northwest Mounted Police prepare for the most extensive system of patrols for the Yukon Territory the coming winter that have ever been maintained in the north; Many towns for men only; Road opens from Dawson to Tanana; Wooden piping now being used in Vancouver, Spokane and other cities; ... View more info

Image for Trains - The Magazine of Railroading: September 1972

Trains - The Magazine of Railroading: September 1972

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $119.95

Publisher: USA, Kalmbach: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 821A2326

Condition: Good


Features: 50th Anniversary of EMD (GM Electro-Motive Division); EMD News Photos; The La Grange Influence - what if ground had not been broken on March 27, 1935; Two Railroads, One Locomotive - interchange is no longer synonymous with engine change - with photos; La Grange Locomotive Landmarks - Attractive color centerfold; Three that survived - mementos of Electro-Motive's pre-GM years; EMD questions even EMD couldn't answer!; Concerning a dipstick, Derby Day, Slack-Free Starts, 74 Degrees below zero, a Lonely E9, and May 18, 1942 - confessions of an EMD-watcher; 'Tunnel Motors' or 'T-2s'; An ... View more info

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Sailing (Magazine) - The Beauty of Sail: August, 1975

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Port Publications: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357A4769

Condition: Very Good


Features: Two -Ton Test - who's the best at IOP 32?; They call it the greatest spectacle in yacht racing - from Newport Harbor, California to Ensenada, Mexico; Under iron canopies through pastures on an inland passage to teh lakes; Victoria Yachtscape - another Balboa?; Alden's MALABAR IV lives! - she's MISTRESS II of New Orleans; Innovative monocoque 1/4 tonner, a cruiser too - Art Paine and TWO BITS; English Archer type is connoisseur's cruising yacht - Charles Ward, builder of the Saga 34; Frers turns to cruising with attractive 40-footer - the Frers 40; Farallon 29 - stiff family cruiser,... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, 1 May 1938 *FASCISM IN CANADA - PART 2 OF 2*

Maclean's Magazine, 1 May 1938 *FASCISM IN CANADA - PART 2 OF 2*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531C6551

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Excellent colour ad for International Harvester trucks inside front cover; Page 5 features an excellent full-page black and white photographic ad for Canadian Pacific's stately Duchess - 20,000 tons of sturdy steel on the St. Lawrence Seaway - includes photo of the ship, write-up and six photos of passenger amenities on board; Nice full-page black and white photo ad for DeSoto cars on page 6; Funny-faced Horse, by Margery Allingham - the jolly story of an equine comedian, a too-trusting girl, and a rather nice villain; Who'll Succeed Bennett as leader of the Federal Conser... View more info

Image for Everywoman's World - "Canada's Greatest Magazine" - Volume XII, Number 4, April 1920

Everywoman's World - "Canada's Greatest Magazine" - Volume XII, Number 4, April 1920

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Continental Publishing: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339C7263

Condition: Fair


Contents: Gorgeous colour illustrated ad for Luxite Hosiery inside front cover. Heintzman & Co. Grand Piano ad; Article on the techniques of Breast Feeding; Waltham Watch Ad; Ad for Cutex manicure products; Full-page text-filled ad for Jergen's skin products; The Wooing of Franchette, by Victor Rousseau; The Love Train From Loughborough, by Tom Gallon; When Dreams Come True, by Ernest A. Phillips; Hearts are Trumps, by Leslie Gordon Barnard; Through Canada with Edward, Prince of Wales - article with photos; How to Grow 18 vegetables to combat the high cost of living; Photos of Scenes from the... View more info

Image for The Sunday Times Magazine, 20 February 1972 *The Motorist and The Law*

The Sunday Times Magazine, 20 February 1972 *The Motorist and The Law*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Times Newspapers Ltd.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 824C7264

Condition: Fair


54 pages. Contents: Four-page colour photo-illustrated tourism ad for Lebanon; Feature article on country music with many great colour photos, including Webb Pierce and wife at their guitar-shaped pool; Nashville Cats - photos of American cowboys, hobos, howlers, growlers, yodellers - and one dark stranger (country music stars); Motoring and the Law - automobiles produce more ways of breaking the law than any other aspect of modern life; Colour photo ad for Long Beach, British Columbia, Canada; Traps of the Trade - buying and selling a car is an area beset with pitfalls; Attractive full-page ... View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, September 15, 1930

Maclean's Magazine, September 15, 1930

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 827C7512

Condition: Good


88 pages. Features: Colour cover illustration of young female horse rider at fireplace by Joseph Farrelly; Nice colour photo ad for Gillette razors inside front cover; full-page black and white photo ad for the Hupmobile 1931 Sixes and Eights; Mrs. Biddle Stewart is featured in a lovely black and white photo portrait in a full-page ad for Ponds beauty products; Canada's New Prime Minister - Hon.R.B. Bennett - with biographical photos; Air Air-Minded North - Jack Patterson on Grizzled Prospectors, mining moguls, Indians, white men, sky-pilots, bootleggers - all of whom fly in the north country... View more info