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A guide for management of landslide-prone terrain in the Pacific Northwest (Land management handbook)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, Research Program, Ministry of Forests: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 762H1451

ISBN: 0772620598

Condition: Very Good


0772620598 220 pages. Index. Addresses these topics: Slope movement processes and characteristics; An office/field technique for recognizing landslide-prone terrain; Measure to manage unstable terrain during forestry activities; Road deactivation and revegegation of unstable terrain. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Biogeoclimatic zones and subzones of the Cariboo Forest Region

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Information Services Branch: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75404059

ISBN: 0771981341

Condition: Very Good


0771981341 103 pages including bibliography and appendix of plant species mentioned with their common names. "Presents in a general way the basic ideas behind the Ministry of Forests ecosystem classification and a brief current summary of the characteristics of zones and subzones in the Cariboo Forest Region." - from Preface. Clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Surimi and Surimi Seafood (Food Science and Technology)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Marcel Dekker: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 214G1674

ISBN: 0824703723

Condition: Fine


0824703723 500 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. Diagrams. Charts. "This singularly practical reference provides a wealth of up-to-the-minute information on all aspects of the production of surimi and surimi seafood. Surveying the transformation from functional fish proteins (surimi) to surimi seafood products with unique texture, flavor, and color, the volume covers fish stocks, on-shore and at-sea processing, quality control methods, and the chemistry of surimi functional ingredients - investigating special characteristics of myofibrillar fish proteins and their function... View more info

Hasselblad - Copying Techniques

By: Alm, Tor

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Goteborg, Sweden, Victor Hasselblad Aktiebolag: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63508392

Condition: Fine


19 pages. Colour photography throughout. "It is usually impossible to satisfy the reprographic requirements of the graphic arts industry except by using special-purpose equipment. But almost all other copying can be accommodated within the framework of a high-quality camera system. The Hasselblad system provides abundant scope for first class copying work." - from introduction. Discusses: The Original; Graphic Characteristics of the Original; Line Originals; Continuous Tone Originals; Multicolor Originals; Film Material; Black and White Negative Film; Reproduction of Detail; Col... View more info

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Practical Treatise On Milling And Milling Machines

By: Anon

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, Brown & Sharpe: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 135H4077

ISBN: B014L5FNYM

Condition: Fair


B014L5FNYM 383 pages. A 1947 reprint of the 1939 first edition. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. "Offers, in simple, non-technical form, information that may aid the beginner and the more experienced mechanic to a better understanding of the care and use of modern milling machines, and to foster a knowledge of the fundamental principles of sound milling practice." - Preface. Chapters include: Types and Characteristics of Milling Machines; Erection and Care; Operation; Cutters; Attachments; Universal Spiral Index Centers - I... View more info

The Masterpieces of Rembrandt: Gowans's Art Books No. 3

By: Author

Price: $44.95

Publisher: London, Gowans & Gray: 1907

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 63602735

Condition: Fair


60 reproductions of photographs from the original paintings by F. Hanfstaengl, affording examples of the differenct characteristics of the Artist's work. Above average wear. Unmarked. Some yellowing. Binding intact. The charm of this small volume is enhanced by the contemporary advertisements. View more info

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General Electric Radiotron Manual

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian General Electric: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 625C6843

Condition: Fair


256 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1940. Chapters include: Electrons and Electrodes; Radio Tube Characteristics; Radio Tube Applications; Radio Tube Installation; Receiving Tube Classifications; Interpretation of Receiving -Tube Ratings; Key to Terminal Designations of Sockets; Technical Data for Each Tube Type; Radio Tube Materials Chart; Receiving-Tube Testing; Resistance-Coupled Amplifier Chart; Circuits; Outlines; Index. Recently added tubes. Lots of writing on title page. Few other markings to contents. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

The Nanaimo River Estuary: Status of Environmental Knowledge to 1976 - Special Estuary Series No. 5

By: Bell, Leonard M.; Kallman, Ronald J.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: West Vancouver, BC, Environment Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64501295

Condition: Very Good


298 pages including index. Compiles all available references relevant to the environmental aspect of the Nanaimo River Estuary. Summarizes pertinent information and provides lists on plant and animal life, to provide readers with some idea of the ecological characteristics. Contents include topics such as: Geology; Economic Geology; Surficial Geology; Climatology; Hydrology; Oceanography; Invertebrate Biology; Invertebrate Fisheries Resource; Flora; Wildlife; Land and Water Use; Pollution; plus an extensive Bibliography. Includes a variety of maps. Report of the Estuary Working Group, Depa... View more info

University College - a Portrait: 1853-1953

By: Bissell, Claude T.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72208679

Condition: Good


148 pages. University College, the successor and heir of King's College, is at once the foundation on which the University of Toronto was erected and a separate and self-contained college with a peculiar history and distinctive characteristics. For a century it has been at the centre of humanistic studies in Canada, and its influence on the cultural development of the country has been continuous and profound. Bright gilt upon bright red cloth front board and spine. Writing upon front endpaper. Some names underlined in lists at back of book. Spine leans to right. Dust jacket well worn. View more info

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The Modern Seafood Cook: New Tastes, New Techniques, New Ease

By: Brown, Edward; Boehm, Arthur

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Clarkson Potter: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 756A7018

ISBN: 051770241X

Condition: Good


051770241X 239 pages. Index. "Offers more than 250 dazzling and completely up-to-date recipes, all designed for the home kitchen... Contains complete directions for preparing seafood for cooking plus an invaluable chart for cooking plus an invaluable chart listing key characteristics, uses, substitutions, and preferred cooking methods for more than forty varieties of fish and shellfish." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Average wear. Worthy working copy. View more info

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Canada: Painted By T. Mower Martin

By: Campbell, Wilfred; Martin, T. Mower

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, A.& C. Black: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C6112

Condition: Fair


272 pages plus advertisements and fold out map at back. Index. Dozens of colour plates. The author's idea has been "to describe the great natural features of the land, in its broader characteristics - its coasts, rivers, mountains, lakes and prairies, those physical beauties and sublime effects of naturs for which the region is specially famous. With this he has attempted to depict the seasons, and the beauty of the Canadian woods. In addition there is given a brief sketch of the settlement and development of the different communities, with special reference to the great centres of pr... View more info

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Ninth Census of Canada - 1951 - Neuvieme Recensement Du Canada: Volume II (Two) - Population - Cross-Classification of Characteristics

By: Canada Dominion Bureau of Statistics - Bureau Federal De La Statistique

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 717A1814

Condition: Good


Contents include: (a) Age and sex, and (b) origin and sex, cross-classified with other population subjects. Characteristics of the immigrant population; results of the census of the blind and deaf. The 1951 census, held two years after Newfoundland became part of Canada, marked Canada's first census as a nation of ten provinces and two territories. The content of the population and household questionnaire covered name, sex, age, marital status, relationship to "head" of household, and the structural type and tenure of dwelling. This census also provided information for small areas ... View more info

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Ninth Census of Canada - 1951 - Neuvieme Recensement Du Canada: Volume III (Three) - Housing and Families

By: Canada Dominion Bureau of Statistics - Bureau Federal De La Statistique

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 717A1815

Condition: Good


Contents include: Housing data covering such characteristics as type of dwelling, number of rooms, tenure, rent, household facilities. Data on size and composition of family and characteristics of family heads. The 1951 census, held two years after Newfoundland became part of Canada, marked Canada's first census as a nation of ten provinces and two territories. The content of the population and household questionnaire covered name, sex, age, marital status, relationship to "head" of household, and the structural type and tenure of dwelling. This census also provided information for ... View more info

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Ninth Census of Canada - 1951 - Neuvieme Recensement Du Canada: Volume IV (Four) - Labour Force - Occupations and Industries

By: Canada Dominion Bureau of Statistics - Bureau Federal De La Statistique

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 717A1816

Condition: Good


Contents include: Industry and occupation characteristics of the labour force as well as characteristics of age, birthplace, class of worker, immigration, marital status, origin, and years of schooling. The 1951 census, held two years after Newfoundland became part of Canada, marked Canada's first census as a nation of ten provinces and two territories. The content of the population and household questionnaire covered name, sex, age, marital status, relationship to "head" of household, and the structural type and tenure of dwelling. This census also provided information for small ar... View more info

British Columbia Atlas of Resources

By: Chapman, J.D.; Turner, D.B.: Editors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., The British Columbia Natural Resources Conference: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306175

Condition: Good


92 pages. Oblong: approx 22 inches wide by over 17 inches high. Regards and reviews the course of the province's development and use of the magnificent heritage with which it has been blessed. Here is the story of British Columbia concisely and vividly told through maps, photographs and text. Produced by more than one hundred members and associates of the British Columbia Natural Resources Conference over a period of more than two years. An original and major accomplishment of a volunteer group, this atlas is unique in North America, presenting for the first time for any province or state... View more info

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Trees of Greater Victoria : A Heritage

By: Chaster, Gerald D.; Ross, Douglas W.; Warren, W. Herbert

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Victoria Heritage Tree Book Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3082

ISBN: 0969360304

Condition: Fair


0969360304 96 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with maps and excellent colour photos. "What is a heritage tree? Why was it chosen? Where can one see them? This book provides answers to these and other questions. Emphasis is placed on the heritage characteristics of trees of Greater Victoria by providing background on the arboreal wealth, diversity, historical connections and origins of many outstanding specimens and groupings." - back cover. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this wonderful guide. View more info

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Celestial symphonies: A study of Chinese music

By: Clack, Robert Wood

Price: $179.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Gordon Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117H1191

ISBN: 087968447X

Condition: Fine


087968447X 92 pages. "To the materialistically scientific Occident one of the most maddening characteristics of the Chinese people is their ability to work out a subject in great detail theoretically, combined with their absolute infifference to the practical application of all this beautiful theory. And in no field is this better illustrated than in the realm of music." - from page 1. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear to publisher's red cloth. A superb copy. View more info

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The Identification of Certain Native and Naturalized Grasses By Their Vegetative Characters: Publication No. 762, Technical Bulletin No. 50

By: Clarke, S.E.; Campbell, J.A.; Shevkenek, W.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Department of Agriculture, Experimental Farms Service: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 352G3232

Condition: Good


129 pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Index to common names. index to botanical names. Reprint of the 1944 first edition. "Presents a key for the identification of one hundred and two native and anturalized grasses occurring in pastures and meadows in the prairie provinces. Characters of the vegetative parts such as sheath, collar, auricles, ligule and leaf-blade are used for their separation. Diagramatic drawings, not made to scale, but drawn to emphasize structural characteristics, together with detailed descriptions of these parts are presented for each species." - from Abstract... View more info

Vegetation Resources of the Vernon Map Sheet Area - N.T.S. Map 82L - Volume 2 - Technical Data - APD Bulletin 19

By: Clement, C.J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Canada, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Environment: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72408951

Condition: Good


150 pages. Abstract as follows: "The vegetation of the Vernon map sheet area is diverse in response to variation in climate and site conditions. The diversity of the plant cover is characterized by vegetation types. The vegetation of the area is characterized by two Regions: the Dry Interior and Interior Wet Belt Regions. Within each region, patterns of zones (climactic climax potential) and subzones (successional patterns) are recognized. A standard reconnaissance vegetation survey was implemented and 290 vegetation plots were located. Computer analysis of the plots resulted in the ... View more info

Human Fertility in Russia Since the Nineteenth Century (Office of Population Research)

By: Coale, Ansley Johnson; Anderson, Barbara A.; Härm, Erna

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86801629

ISBN: 0691031223

Condition: Very Good


0691031223 285 pages including notes, references and index. Tells the full statistical story of trends in Russian fertility since the first census in 1897 by examining the conditions - social, economic, cultural, and demographic - that existed at the beginning of and during the decline in human fertility. Among the characteristics considered are level of mortality, ethnic composition, literacy and educational attainment, proportion urban, and occupational composition. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding sound. Average wear to dust jacket. Nice copy. View more info