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Port Stanley: Musings & Memories

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Port Stanley, Ontario, Nan-Sea Publication: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4178

ISBN: B004RM4SH8

Condition: Very Good


B004RM4SH8 A history of this Ontario community on the north shore of Lake Erie. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bound in chocolate brown cloth lettered in gilt. Gift greetings inside front board otherwise book clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Average wear to illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this highly-informative Ontario local history. View more info

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Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Punahou School, Honolulu: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 864H4169

ISBN: B000BAWNO0

Condition: Very Good


B000BAWNO0 208 pages. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. Printed upon glossy stock. "This book, published on the 150th anniversary of the school's founding, attempts a frank and far-ranging examination of Punahou's record and of the challenges and opportunities that lie in its path. More than one hundred archival photographs and documents enliven its pages, many of them published here for the first time. These images revivify the school's passt as only pictures can, capturing scenes as long ago as the 1860s." - dust jacket. Book clean an... View more info

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CANADA'S STORY told to Boys and Girls (Our Empire Story)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, T C & E C Jack: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467H4140

ISBN: B009Q12H8M

Condition: Fair


B009Q12H8M 121 pages. Attractively illustrated colour plates. Undated - circa 1921? No mention of any prior printings. The twenty-one chapters include stories of Henry Hudson, La Salle, Count Frontenac, Madeleine De Vercheres, Laura Secord, Louis Riel and others. Prior owner's name in ball pen on back of front free endpaper. Half-title page removed. Above-average wear. Writing atop plate at page 12 which is loose but present. Narrow opening in binding at page 48. A worthy vintage reading copy. View more info

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Pioneers Who Blazed the Trail: Local History of High Prairie, Alberta

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: High Prairie, Alberta, Centennial Book Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648H3831

ISBN: B002CZUF0Q

Condition: Good


B002CZUF0Q 320 pages. Index to family stories. Black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Includes many family and personal histories, and more. "There are few living now who can recall travelling the winter freight trails over frozen rivers and lakes or crossing the hundred mile long Great Barrier of muskegs, swamps, bridgeless rivers and creeks between Athabasca Landing and Sawridge, on Lesser Slave Lake, during the summer season to look for locations on which to build homes. In this raw, wild land, winters were too long and too cold; summers with hordes of mosquito... View more info

Image for The open timber roofs of the Middle Ages: Illustrated by perspective and working drawings of some of the best varieties of church roofs

The open timber roofs of the Middle Ages: Illustrated by perspective and working drawings of some of the best varieties of church roofs

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Log House: 1977

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 518H3745

ISBN: 0920270360

Condition: Fine


0920270360 viii, 104 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed diagrams, some in colour. Facsimile reprint, presumably of the 1849 first edition. Handsome chocolate brown embossed boards adorned with gilt. "We have visited many of our remaining specimens and have selected for illustration those roofs which appeared most worthy of remark, as well for the excellence of their framing and design, as for affording specimens of the various methods of construction; of these we have furnished geometrical and perspective drawings from careful admeasurements in every instance taken by ourselve... View more info

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Inside the Visible: An Elliptical Traverse of 20th Century Art in, of, and From the Feminine

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, The MIT Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3713

ISBN: 0262540819

Condition: Good


0262540819 495 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. "Presents a provocative reading of artwork by over thirty women artists of vastly different backgrounds and experiences. Focuses on three periods (the 1930s-40s, the 1960s-70s, and the 1990s) that anticipated waves of political repression, nationalism, and xenophobia, and in which artistic practice was often redefined." - back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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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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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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Gravestone Inscriptions Volume 12: Co. Down (Gravestone Inscriptions)

By: N/A

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Belfast, Ulster-Scot Historical Foundation: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3281

ISBN: B00C5I60U4

Condition: Fair


B00C5I60U4 123 pages. Four pages of black and white reproductions of photos. "Rescues and puts on record the history of families in the Ards peninsula area. The crowded little graveyard at Greyabbey is full of interest and detail and yet it is scarcely noticed by visitors to the more familiar Cistercian abbey which stands beside it." - Foreword. Chapters include: Ballyblack Presbyterian Graveyard, Grey Abbey Grounds, Grey Abbey Graveyard, Kircubbin Presbyterian Graveyard, Loughinisland Graveyard, Magheradrool Graveyard. Average wear. Inside of front cover taped to textblock. Bin... View more info

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Fateful Triangle : The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Black Rose Books: 1984

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 344H3197

ISBN: 0920057217

Condition: Very Good


0920057217 481 pages. Index. "A definitive and enlightening study of a complex set of explosive relationships which may, in the end, determine the future of our world. Documents how the U.S. media obscure and distoret history, keeping most people ignorant of the U.S. government's policies." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Hejira *First Edition Joni Mitchell Songbook*

Hejira *First Edition Joni Mitchell Songbook*

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: USA, Crazy Crow: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117H2803

ISBN: B002CZWQEY

Condition: Good


B002CZWQEY 52 pages. Includes piano sheet music, guitar chords and lyrics for the following songs: Amelia; Black Crow; Blue Motel Room; Coyote; Furry Sings the Blues; Hejira; Refuge of the Roads; Song for Sharon; and A Strange Boy. Contains several great black and white illustrations which include photos of renowned figure skater Toller Cranston working his magic. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful Joni Mitchell collectible. View more info

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Khmer ceramics, 9th-14th century

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Singapore, Southeast Asian Ceramic Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2532

ISBN: 9971830019

Condition: Good


9971830019 140 pages. Selected bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with colour photos. "A collection of 120 pieces illustrates the ceramic art of the ancient Khmer Empire. The informative text discusses finds at Angkor, Chinese and Indian inflluences, the mysteries of Ban Kruat and the ritual and utilitarian uses." - dust jacket. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Khmer Ceramics 9th - 14th Century, held in conjunction with the National Museum, Singapore in March 1981. Minimal markings.. White chalky soiling to boards which otherwise show m... View more info

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Victorian Style. An Alphabetical Compendium of Design, Crafts, Ideas and More.

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Crescent: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153H2148

ISBN: 0773724591

Condition: Good


0773724591 176 pages. Index. Generously illustrated in colour. Printed upon glossy stock. "A collection of entries about Victoriana arranged alphabetically, from architectural styles to zoos. Illustrated with over 150 gorgeous contemporary and modern photos and drawings." - from dust jacket. Bookplate and some writing upon front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Average wear to book. Binding intact. A sound copy of this enjoyable and informative work. View more info

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Canadian Holmes: The First Twenty-Five Years

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Calabash Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 561H2105

ISBN: 1899562273

Condition: Fine


1899562273 304 pages. "Discover the world of the Bootmakers of Toronto - the entertainment and diversity of the articles which its members have penned over the years - and wish them well in their second twenty-five years of keeping green the memory of both Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Enjoy!" - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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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

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Nk'Mip Chronicles: Art from the Inkameep Day School

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Theytus Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H1221

ISBN: 0973392401

Condition: Fine


0973392401 64 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Documents the art and history of the Inkameep Day School, which served the Osoyoos Indian Band in British Columbia. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Unread. An excellent copy. View more info

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Wings Over Dauphin: A History of a Forgotten Era

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, By Author: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 421H1223

ISBN: 1550563696

Condition: Very Good


1550563696 vii, 107 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Documents the history of No. 10 Service Flying Training School and No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School which were hubs of Allied training activity near Dauphin, Manitoba during the second world war. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with lightest wear. A quality copy of this important record. View more info

Image for Yoga and the Bible: the Yoga of the Divine World by Leeming, Joseph

Yoga and the Bible: the Yoga of the Divine World by Leeming, Joseph

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 458H1235

ISBN: B0041PCXEQ

Condition: Good


B0041PCXEQ 148 pages. "An explanation of vital Bible truths as taught by the perfect spiritual masters of the east. An introduction to the Yoga or spiritual science of the true masters, who teach the path of spiritual attainment that is based upon the Word or Logos of the Bible. Those who have been seeking a real master will here learn how to find him; and those who do not know if real masters exist on earth will here find evidence of interest to every sincere enquirer." - from title page. Hand-writing upon front and back fixed endpapers, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Ligh... View more info

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The Vancouver Soundscape: World Soundscape Project, Document No. 5 (Five)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Burnaby, B.C., Sonic Research Studio, Simon Fraser University: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1044

ISBN: 2369645008

Condition: Good


2369645008 72 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos, diagrams, maps and graphs. Oblong 11 x 9". Undated but appears to be circa 1973. The World Soundscape Project's "first field study of an actual environment, that of the city in which the project originated." - from Preface. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Please note: originally issued with two LP records which are not included. (Hale 15033) View more info

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Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0948

ISBN: B004J12SXS

Condition: Fair


B004J12SXS 42 pages. Features: Cover illustration of President Woodrow Wilson; Nice illustrated ad for the Mitchell Six car inside front cover; One-page illustrated ad for Johns-Manville coal preservation products; Illustrated one-page Fisk Cord Tire ad shows natives carrying crude rubber to a waiting ship; "Over Here" - fiction by E.D. Biggers; The President - a profile of Woodrow Wilson by Richard Washburn Child; A Shipbuilder on the Job - photo-illustrated article on Homer L. Ferguson (with photo of black men hard at work above caption "Don't you dare come and tell us that the ... View more info