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Image for The Marine Pilots of Canada's West Coast

The Marine Pilots of Canada's West Coast

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Hill Wilson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 666H3366

ISBN: B004KIONOC

Condition: Very Good


B004KIONOC Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. xii, 278, [32] pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bibliography. Index of pilots. Index of vessels. Chapters include: The History of Pilotage; The Legislation; The Pilots and the District; Tales of the Pilots and the Coast of British Columbia; The Pilot Boats of British Columbia. Author spent 48 years at sea, including 26 as a pilot. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. [ISBN 9973785306] 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

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Distinctiveness and Memory

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 522H3288

ISBN: 0195169662

Condition: Good


0195169662 xiv, 476 pages. References. Author and subject indexes. "The first book to present an historical overview of distinctiveness and memory, the results of current research, and several new theories. A valuable resource for student and professional researchers in neuroscience and cognitive, developmental, and social psychology." - dust jacket. Underlining and marginalia to first 70 pages, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The High Priests of War

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: USA, American Free Press: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 517H3229

ISBN: 0974548413

Condition: Fair


0974548413 Boldy signed and generically inscribed by Piper upon title page. 128 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white reproductions of photos. "The secret history of how America's 'Neo-Conservative' (neo-con) Trotskyites came to power and orchestrated the war against Iraq as the first step in their drive for global empire." - subtitle. "Writing about these subjects is 'radical' and 'controversial,' but it's a dirty job and someone has to do it. I make no apologies for telling the truth." - page 128. A well-studied copy with considerable pencil underlining and margina... View more info

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A Yankee Doctor in Paradise by S.M. Lambert M.D. First Edition 1941

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Unbranded: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 334H0467

ISBN: B01HI7EIZK

Condition: Fair


B01HI7EIZK 392 pages. Index. Black and white frontis photo portrait of author. Map endpapers. "Heavily worn. Front hinge open. Library markings to first blank leaf. Front free endpaper, first blank leaf, and page 3 detached but present. A worthy reading copy of these engaging medical adventures. View more info

Discovering the Deep Places

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Baptist: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45407472

ISBN: 0969035918

Condition: Good


0969035918 85 pages. "Today I yearn for myself and others, that without the threat of imminent warfare or the fear of a knock on our doors in the middle of the night, we may yet realize that God has a great purpose for our lives, regardless of who or where we are, that we should be credible witnesses to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. This is what many of us are dismally failing to do." - from the Preface. Heartfelt personal reflections of the author, who served as President of the Baptist Federation of Canada from 1956 to 1959, then accepted the call of First Baptist Church, Calgary, ... View more info

A New Kind of Communicator: The Re-evaluation Counseling Teacher

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, U.S.A., Rational Island Publishers: 1993

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 83309764

ISBN: 0913937762

Condition: Very Good


0913937762 136 pages. "This, the fifth edition, is several times as long as the first edition. It reflects our progress. We have a much greater variety of experience - from teachers in many kinds of situations, in many parts of the world, communicating to a much greater variety of students." - Author. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Solid copy. View more info

The Handbook for Managing Change in Health Care (Asq Health Care Series)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A., Asq Pr: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 83501444

ISBN: 0873894030

Condition: Very Good


0873894030 735 pages including index. A milestone book, this pioneering reference is the first contributed resource from the nation's leaders in health care quality management. Author is a recognized leader in health care and has brought together more than 35 experts to write a handbook that specifically addresses the pressing needs of the health care industry. Designed for any professional involved in change management, this handbook will benefit hospitals, nursing homes, HMOs, health insurance companies, VA hospitals, military hospitals, and academic organizations. Minimal markings and h... View more info

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Here Today: Twenty-Five Years of Cartoons

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Orono, ME, U.S.A., University of Maine Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 343A5622

ISBN: 0891010599

Condition: Very Good


0891010599 337 pages. "Brings together Vic Runtz's clever and analytical observations on the social and political happenings of a quarter century as they appeared in the Bangor Daily News." - from first page. Author's signature and message atop opening page else clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Lovely copy. View more info

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Bangladesh: First Impressions

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, 100 Books Publ. Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7205

ISBN: 0976376512

Condition: Fine


0976376512 86 plates in colour and black and white. The author's photographic first impressions of Bangladesh. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. View more info

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Almost A Life Sentence - An Autobiography

By: N/A

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Canada, MLH Productions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501110

ISBN: 0969136218

Condition: Good


0969136218 329 pages. "I suppose there is really never any justification for yet another autobiography, particularly when the writer would be among the first to acknowledge his inability to commit himself adequately to paper or, so obviously, lacks the talent of setting down even in something like chronological order the relatively uneventful happenings of a life-time spent in the humdrum business of banking." - from author's preface. Includes black and white photographs. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Minor lean to spine. Solid copy. View more info

How We Negotiate

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Empyreal Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23102178

ISBN: 0921852266

Condition: Very Good


0921852266 111 pages including notes. The long-anticipated first collection of author's poems. Investigates all aspects of daily life, from the sublime to the domestic. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The Hatchwell Papers *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Stellar Desktop: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869A6911

ISBN: 0969640927

Condition: Very Good


0969640927 123 pages. "In this his first book of fiction, the author draws upon extensive experiences in war service and medical practice to create The Hatchwell Papers... In short, it is the life and times of The Rev. James Robin Hatchwell, B.D., M.M. (Military Medal)." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked but for ink stamp atop title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Sleeman in Oudh: An Abridgement of W. H. Sleeman's A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude in 1849-50 (European Understanding of India Series)

By: N/A

Price: $169.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1971

Edition: Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 125A7732

ISBN: 0521080347

Condition: Fine


0521080347 329 pages. Index, glossary, black and white photographic plates include frontis of author. "... Has two main purposes. The first is to provide a clearer and more manageable text than has hitherto been available of one of the most important of the published documents that we have relating to the history of Oudh. The second is to point up the significance, as I see it, of Sleeman's approach to the study of Indian society." - from Editor's Preface. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to dust jacket. A lovely copy. View more info

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The Threat

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Go Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 347A8225

ISBN: 0919283004

Condition: Very Good


0919283004 97 pages. "A forceful life of Soviet life and policies as they *should* be viewed in the west... Author was the first of the Soviet dissidents to be published in the western press." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Canadian-Soviet Relations, 1939-1980

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Mosaic Pr: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 767A0214

ISBN: 0889621594

Condition: Good


0889621594 222 pages. Follows the author's first volume on the inter-war years. Front free endpaper removed. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Brian McFarlane's 1975 Hockey Annual

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 154C9896

ISBN: 0772007284

Condition: Good


0772007284 160 pages. Many illustrations, some in colour. Prized for the story on pages 110-112 which introduces a young Wayne Gretzky (aged 9 in the year of publication), complete with reproductions of four early black and white photos of "The Great One" in action. Relates how the author first met Gretzky and looks to the future. Many other interesting articles. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Prior owner's name inside front board otherwise clean and unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

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Electrical Communication

By: Albert, Arthur Lemuel

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133C7140

Condition: Good


448 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Presents the various phases of transmitting intelligence electrically as they contribute to the end desired - that of providing the public with an adequate and economical communication service." - from Preface. Prior owner's bookplate inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. A sound first edition copy of this early work in the field, the modern state of which might be unrecognizable to the author. View more info

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Dew Upon the Grass

By: Allan, Billie Lamb

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, Canada, Western Producer: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 122G0893

Condition: Good


140 pages. Black and white photos in text. Reprint of the 1963 first edition. "A true account of pioneering in the bush country of Manitoba, north of 53... The heartwarming story of the author's family of 11 children and their trials, tears, and happiness as they struggled to survive in the wilds of an unsettled land." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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OUR FIRST 60 YEARS. A Story of a Cariboo Pioneer

By: Allen, C. C.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Caryall Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 155H1491

ISBN: B000ONTJJQ

Condition: Good


B000ONTJJQ 83 pages. Several black and white reproductions of archival photos. Author was born in England in 1890. Here he recounts his B.C. pioneering memories. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info