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Image for Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 431A7649

ISBN: B0037UC2E2

Condition: Very Good


B0037UC2E2 xx, [2], 768 pages. "This work is significant not only as a record of accomplishment in exploration, but in providing insight into Franklin's abilities as a leader which were to be of even greater significance in his final expedition years later." - from dust jacket. Includes appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history. 11 colour plates. 19 black and white plates. Three maps stored in pocket inside back board. Prior owner's handwritten name and date upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Book very handsome in bright red cloth with brilliant g... View more info

The Great Book Of Wildfowl Decoys-Waterfowl Studies

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Modern Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25802883

ISBN: 0888902263

Condition: Fine


0888902263 320 pages. Presents decoys in the most sensible and comprehensive way: by region, with each region discussed by a recognized expert in that area. Thus the entire range of decoys is covered, from Canada down the Atlantic Coast and inland along streams and rivers to Louisiana and up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes and across to California and Oregon. Also included are chapters on European decoys, the history of decoys, how decoys were made, and how to go about collecting decoys. A list of public collections of decoys, a bibliography, a record of top auction prices, maps of wate... View more info

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Sintaluta 1880-1984 / Tales of the Red Fox: Assiniboine Reserve, Town of Sintaluta, Districts of Allindale, Durham, Blackwood, Red Fox, and Spring Coulee

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Sintaluta, Saskatchewan, Sintaluta & District History Book Committee: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16703258

ISBN: 0889254982

Condition: Very Good


0889254982 846 pages. The story of those people who at one time or another lived in Sintaluta and its districts, thereby contributing to its history from the early days to the present. Black and white illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Very large multi-page fold-out at page 116 documents tombstones in the Sintaluta cemetery. This fold out bears a closed tear and handwritten instructions for how to open it. No other markings. Light wear overall. Illustrated red boards. Half-inch notch to back edge of spine three inches from foot of spine. A quality copy. View more info

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Raincoast Chronicles Eleven Up

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155A7638

ISBN: 1550171054

Condition: Fine


1550171054 408 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. Stories and history of the British Columbia Coast from Raincoast Chronicles, Issues 11-15. Few very small chips from top edge of back panel of dust jacket (now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover) which otherwise bears light wear. Lovely copy. View more info

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Bruce Weber

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred Knopf: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 854A2137

ISBN: 0394572467

Condition: Very Good


0394572467 140 full-page black and white male portraits. Book tight and unmarked with light wear. Originally issued with two dust jackets, the outer semi-opaque jacket of this copy has been replaced with clear, protective mylar. The attractive inner jacket is nicely preserved and bears only light peripheral edgewear and no tears. Faint cup ring on dust jacket front panel. A high quality copy of this handsome collection. View more info

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Ken Roberts' TWMPMM: The Workshop Edition Videos (The World's Most Powerful Money Manual/Futures and Options Trading Training) [6 VHS Videos/2 Commodity Charts]

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: USA, Ken Roberts Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 618C6615

ISBN: B003RXMCMG

Condition: Good


B003RXMCMG Set includes Three black clamshell cases, each of which contains two VHS video tapes. Case one bears moderate wear and includes no written materials. Case two bears a one-inch opening at front cover bottom at spine - includes two Workshop Education Commodity Chart books. Case three bears average wear and includes an envelope containing "Special Additions to Ken Roberts' TWMPMM - The Workshop. A quality copy of this important video training course. Please note: does not include storage slipcase which was used to hold all three cases together. View more info

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Chernobyl: Environmental, Health And Human Rights Implications, Vienna, Austria, 12 - 15 April 1996 (Permanent People's Tribunal Session)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Rome / Toronto, Permanent People's Tribunal: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242C7078

ISBN: 3000015345

Condition: Good


3000015345 233 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "... Like a breath of fresh air amidst the lies and deception that have surrounded the true consequences of the aftermath of Chernobyl." - from back cover... Bears witness to the victims and gives to them a long awaited acknowledgement of their pain and suffering." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Clean, tight and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Backyard Habitat for Canada's Wildlife

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Canadian Wildlife Federation Incorporated/Federation Canadienne de la Faune Inco: 1996

Seller ID: 35209267

ISBN: 1550290908

Condition: Very Good


1550290908 189 pages including index. No matter where you live, be it a city high-rise or a brand-new subdivision, the book is overflowing with ideas on how to make life better for Canada's wildlife. While your efforts may not be complex, costly, or require a team of wildlife biologists to carry out, they're every bit as important to the bears, butterflies, bobcats, bees, and bats with whom we share this planet. Chapters include: Create a backyard habitat; Community action for wildlife; Plant for Wildlife; Build for Wildlife; Conserve Special Species and Habitats; Deal with Problems; Beyond... View more info

Defy the Raven?

By: N/A

Price: $48.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Self-Published: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800251

ISBN: 0889259682

Condition: Good


0889259682 208 pages. "There is no Tamarac River Station on Vancouver Island, but there have been military installations resembling it. The physical setting certainly exists, with the same heavy rainfall and dense bush, inhabited by cougars, bears, trumpeter swans and ravens. The actors in the book are imaginary, involved in incidents which very often took place in a different time and different locality, and have been added to, or borrowed from, to suit the demands of the story. Gift greetings upon title page else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. View more info

Quiet Conquest - Pet Animals' Dominion Over Man *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $68.78

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Vantage Press, Incorporated: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23600927

ISBN: 053303289X

Condition: Fine


053303289X 77 pages. Purports that we have given up the supremacy of our homes to a new ruler - the pet. Author presents his case in a lively prose style and not without humor. He has a talent for the quotable phrase and this book is filled with them. Book clean, unmarked and showing faintest wear. Dust jacket bears a couple of small tears with some sunning to spine. View more info

Geneeswijzen in Nederland En Vlaanderen

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Deventer, Uitgeverij Ankh-Hermes Bv: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 65202586

ISBN: 9020250663

Condition: Fine


9020250663 584 pages. Written in Dutch. Compendium voor alternatieve geneeswijzen. Prior owner's details upon front endpaper else book very clean and unmarked with minimal wear. Few chips missing from top edge of dust jacket which otherwise bears moderate wear. Very nice copy overall. View more info

The Right Time - British Columbia, North East Coal and Transportation Development

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Mitchell Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75203343

ISBN: 0888360347

Condition: Fine


0888360347 50 pages. Circa mid-1980s. "This is a book of images - fleeting moments in a construction project captured on film. "North East Coal" conjures up many different images: to those who negotiated sales agreements in Canada and Japan there is one set; to those who spent years styding and planning the development, other memories come to the fore; to those who worked on the construction projects across northern British Columbia there are other pictures; and to those who live in Tumbler Ridge and work in jobs created by the development yet still another set of images surface... View more info

The Good Provider: H. J. Heinz and his 57 varieties

By: Alberts, Robert C

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 46501111

ISBN: 0395171261

Condition: Very Good


0395171261 297 pages including index and many interesting archival black and white photographic plates. This first full-scale biography of H.J. Heinz is a product of sound scholarship and an important contribution to American social history. It is based upon a mass of family diaries, letters, documents, scrapbooks, and other papers made available for this work. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which bears a one inch tear to bottom edge of back panel. Nice copy of this interesting and nostalgic work. View more info

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A Master Guide to the Art of Floral Design

By: Alisa De Jong-Stout; Hannah Sigur; Douglas Sandberg; Boris Jeanrenaud

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press, Incorporated: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 548C9335

ISBN: 088192539X

Condition: Very Good


088192539X 230 pages. Index. "A fresh approach to an ancient art. Exquisite colour photography and illustrations join with a unique, comprehensive theory to reveal the beauty of flowers and their role as teachers of floral design. Practical, hands-on information about color, the science of lighting, floral care, containers, construction, and alternative techniques complement the concept." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Very light wear to price-clipped dust jacket which bears two short openings. A high quality copy. View more info

Casebook in Abnormal Psychology, Fourth Edition

By: Alloy, Lauren B.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages: 1999

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 51101569

ISBN: 0073034738

Condition: Good


0073034738 261 pages. Contains a selection of 14 new case histories based on material supplied by practising psychiatric professionals. Diagnoses follow the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV). This copy has been around the block and bears some highlighting but remains a solid working copy. View more info

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Lakers Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes

By: Altobello, Peter David

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Eden Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 855C6104

ISBN: 1550450026

Condition: Very Good


1550450026 128 pages. "Bears witness to a bygone era when the ships of the Great Lakes were built according to a single premise, the need to transport steel, iron ore, grain and cargo from port to port. Yet the exteriors of these extraordinary ships belie the interiors, which were constructed with a less utilitarian purpose in mind. Fine woodwork was applied to crew cabins; dining rooms and staterooms were finished with white oak, mahogany, walnut and brass. This elegant beauty suggested a state of mind dedicated to exquisite craftsmanship, which, like the ships themselves, is gone for... View more info

Creative Exploration in Crafts

By: Andersen, Gretchen Mann

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Pearson College Div: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15304454

ISBN: 087909169X

Condition: Very Good


087909169X 284 pages. "Learn the basic skills involved in creating 12 craft items. With emphasis on creation rather than duplication, you will be designing and creating your own: tie dye; batik; stitchery; textile silk screening; macrame; weaving; acrylic casting; enameling; ceramics; mosaics; leathercraft; stained glass." - from dust jacket. Illustrated. Dust jacket bears light wear, some sunning to spine, and is now protected by an archival-grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy. View more info

Internal Migration During Modernization in Late Nineteenth-Century Russia

By: Anderson, Barbara A.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1980

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 73601314

ISBN: 0691093865

Condition: Fine


0691093865 222 pages including index and bibliography. A revision of the author's thesis, Princeton University, 1974. Using data from the 1897 Imperial Russian Census, the author examines two types of migration: that to an already settled, relatively modern area, such as the major cities; and that to a sparsely populated, relatively traditional area, such as the agricultural frontier. Concludes that migration within European Russia and from European Russia to Asiatic Russia supports the model. Book clean and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket bears closed half-inch tear to top of ... View more info

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The Money Game - How To Play It: A New Instrument of Economic Education

By: Angell, Norman

Price: $795.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1931

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 313A7837

Condition: Very Good


176 pages. "The author of this book believes that you can teach the fundamental mechanism of money and banking as you teach bridge, "by playing it," and thinks this game will do it. As an innovation in teaching method the possibilities are so revolutionary that no educator can afford to ignore it. Moreover, the game is an exceedingly entertaining one; as good a card game as any; can be played by any number from five to ten, and so is well adapted to the family circle, to the business man's club, or as a novelty for the next little dinner party." - from dust jacket. Contents... View more info

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Vatican in the Age of the Dictators

By: Anthony Rhodes

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A8482

ISBN: 0340023945

Condition: Good


0340023945 383 pages. Bibliography, index and black and white photographic plates. "A monumental and scholarly work." - Maurice Edelman, M.P. Prior owner's name upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Price-clipped dust jacket bears moderate wear and is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Sound copy. View more info