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Webster's New Style Guide

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Rexdale, ON, Webster's New World: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44509796

ISBN: 0471798916

Condition: Very Good


0471798916 279 pages including index. "The general reader will emerge with a good picture of the general precepts of solar design and of the various difficulties one may expect to encounter in building a solar house. Exceptionally well illustrated." - Harrowsmith. Moderate wear. Unmarked. View more info

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The Climate of the Canadian Arctic Islands and Adjacent Waters - Volume 2

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government of Canada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114A0638

ISBN: 0660519739

Condition: Fair


0660519739 589 pages. "Presents a broad overview of the climatic factors pertinent to the Canadian Arctic Islands and their adjacent waters. The emphasis is on the probability estimates of temperature, wind, and precipitation, as well as the duration of critical weather types." - from Abstract. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Soil Landscapes of British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: British Coliumbia, Government of British Columbia: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 647C6714

ISBN: 0771882653

Condition: Good


0771882653 197 pages complete with numerous fold-outs and colour plates. Describes and explains the variety of soils found in the different parts of the province. Part I describes regional variations in climate, geology and vegetation. Part II discusses what soil is, how it develops, how it is classified, and then describes the nine main types of soils. Part III provides the principal descriptions of the geographical variation of soil. Part IV provides a brief history of soil survey in British Columbia. Average wear. Prior owner's name and phone number atop title page, otherwise unmarke... View more info

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Special Report on Emissions Scenarios: A Special Report of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242G2457

ISBN: 0521804930

Condition: Fine


0521804930 595 pages. An unused copy. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. "Describes new scenarios of the future, and predicts greenhouse gas emissions associated with such developments." - from back cover. View more info

Flowering Time, Climate Genotype

By: Aitken, Yvonne

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Melbourne Univ Pr: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63102463

ISBN: 052284071X

Condition: Very Good


052284071X 193 pages. Examines the adaptation of agricultural species to climate through flowering responses. Intended primarily for agronomists and the advanced student of agricultural science but will enlighten the interested general reader as well. Book clean, bright and unmarked but for small signature atop title page. Minor lean to spine. Bright green boards. Brilliant gilt lettering upon spine. Several closed tears to dust jacket with several chips missing. Nice copy overall. View more info

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In the Steps of Our Ancestors: Prepared to Accompany an Exhibition of Native North American Footwear

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Bata Shoe Museum Foundation / Ontario Crafts Council: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H4120

ISBN: 0921059078

Condition: Good


0921059078 Seven panel two-sided fold-out brochure measuring approximately 9 inches x 5.5 inches when closed. Illustrated with attractive colour photography. Prepared to accompany an exhibition of North American Indian footwear. Reflects the history of the Native peoples's ways of life and beliefs, and climate and geography in which they lived, and the influence of other nations, both Native and European." - Introduction. Undated but appears to be circa 1987. Illustrates and describes samples of footwear used by fishers and carvers, caribou hunters, harvesters, diggers and collectors... View more info

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Calgary Alberta "The City With Everything Under the Sun" - 1951 Promotional Booklet

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, The City of Calgary: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711G1604

Condition: Good


100 pages. Numerous black and white photos. Colour photo of Mayor Donald H. Mackay. Discusses: The Past; City Government; Climate; Happy Holidays; Recreation; Culture; Churches; Education; Health; Services; Industry; The Stampede. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this informative and engaging snapshot of Calgary in the early 1950s. View more info

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Yukon Trophy Trails

By: Brown, Dolores Cline

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Gray's Publishing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322H1118

ISBN: 0888260318

Condition: Good


0888260318 Signed, with best wishes, by author upon half-title page. 213 pages. Map endpapers. Author "Invaded the Yukon and bagged the trophy of the year when she married Louis Brown, big-game outfitter and guide. Through eighteen years of adventurous wanderings and blood-tingling escapades she discovered the Yukon - its native peoples, country and climate, the game, the predators and the wealth waiting to be discovered." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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Qumran and the Essenes: A Re-Evaluation of the Evidence (Texte und Studien zum Antiken Judentum Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism)

By: Cansdale, Lena

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Germany, Mohr Siebeck: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 458G2588

ISBN: 3161467191

Condition: Very Good


3161467191 230 pages. Extensive bibliography. Index of persons. Index of subjects. Index of geographical names. Text in English. "An examination of the settlement of Qumran to ascertain itsprecise connection with the Essenes and the Dead Sea Scrolls... Re-examines the concept of Qumran as an Essene monastery where the Scrolls were written and proposes alternative functions for Qumran and possible authors of the Scrolls. This examination extends over the whole Dead Sea area with particular emphasis on its climate, agricultural activity and mineral wealth. The ancient trade routes by... 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

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Canadian Art Magazine, Spring 1955 - Albert H. Robinson

By: De Tonnancour, Jacques; Elliott, G.; Hubbard, R.H.; Korner, J.; Lee, T.R.; Hawthorn, Audrey E.; Plaskett, Joe; Brieger, Peter

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Society for Art Publications: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4946

Condition: Good


Pages 41-82 Illustrated in colour and black and white. Features: An artist reflects on trees in spring; The search for vitality in Ontario; A climate for the arts; A Re-Union of Painting and Architecture; Albert H. Robinson; The Story Behind Our Cover; Paris Honours Alfred Pellan; Dutch Painting - The Golden Age; H.O. McCurry, Servant of the Arts; Do Canadians want Modern Furniture?; and more. Printed on glossy stock. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Alberta at a Glance: Promotional Fold-out Brochure

By: Government of Alberta

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Publicity Branch, Department of Economic Affairs, Province of Alberta: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G2508

Condition: Good


9.3" x 4.25" brochure which folds out to 25" x 18.5". Undated but circa 1950. One side is filled with informative photos and fine print describing many facets of the province of Alberta including: irrigation, climate, population, labour, education, unemployment insurance, communications, water, transportation, oil, oil soaked sands, natural gas, power resources, forestry resources, manufacturing, income tax, cost of living, commodity prices, wages, religion and family allowances. Reverse side blank. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this nice piece of Alberta ephem... View more info

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The Country Gentleman Magazine, - For the American Farmer and His Family, November [Nov.] 17, 1923, Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 46 - Is Uncle Sam Rich Enough To Give Us All a Farm? / Cranberries

By: Grey, Zane; Garrett, Garet

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3249

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Nice one-page illustrated ad for "U.S." Boots; Nicely illustrated Fisher Body ad features scene in modern dairy barn; Is Uncle Sam Rich Enough To Give Us All A Farm?; Cranberry Folks are Sales Experts; Mouse-Guarding Our Orchards; Good Grass and a Cow Climate in Washington State; How to Nurse an Invalid Farm; They Needed a New Poultry House - cozy quarters brought winter eggs; Satan's Bushel (fiction); Fishing the Rogue (fiction); A Dane Tells What He Finds Wrong in Our Farming; Thanksgiving Chicken Pie (recipe); Nice one-page Hupmobile ad; Nice one-page illustrat... View more info

Christmas in the Big Igloo: True Stories from the Canadian Arctic

By: Harper, Keith (editor) Ill by John Allerston

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Outcrop Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16603472

ISBN: 0919315070

Condition: Good


0919315070 55 pages. Sees the Arctic world as one, united by the extremeties of climate, where people are able to create for themselves the warmest Christmases of all. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Solid clean copy. View more info

Forest Soils of the Douglas-Fir Region

By: Heilman, Paul E.; Anderson, Harry W.; Baumgartner, David M.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Pullman, WA, Washington State University Cooperative Extension Service: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500688

Condition: Good


298 pages. "The forest soil has been the object of scientific study for a relatively short time. In the Pacific Northwest, one of the principal forest growing areas of the world, the evaluation of the soil as a factor in the production of forest resources has an even shorter history, but a great deal of progress has been made. This volume represents an attempt to synthesize the results of these studies and thereby add direction to future work as well as provide current guidelines for management. Chapters include: Geology of the Douglas-Fir Region; The Klamath Mountains and Coast Ranges... View more info

The Climate of Vancouver

By: John E. Hay; Timothy R. Oke

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Canada, Tantalus Research: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608533

ISBN: 0919478360

Condition: Very Good


0919478360 49 pages. To the non-resident, Vancouver's weather climate is in the 'banana belt' or depressingly wet and cloudy. This book shows that both views are partly correct, but that it is the variation between these very different atmospheric conditions that is the most characteristic feature of Vancouver's climate. Divided into the following sections: Introduction; The general climatology of Vancouver; The detailed climatology of Vancouver. Authors are both from the Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia. Very light wear. Unmarked. Light yellowing to covers... View more info

Start Them Thinking : A Handbook of Classroom Strategies for the Early Years : K-3

By: Kay Opeka; Robin Fogarty

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Illinois Renewal Institute, Inc.: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 83300303

ISBN: 093293501X

Condition: Good


093293501X 93 pages. Provides the K-3 teacher with practical strategies and lesson plans for introducing young students to the fun and rigors of skillful thinking. Answers key questions such as: How do I set the climate for a thinking classroom? what are the thinking skills embedded in my curriculum?; How do I teach the explicit skills as thinking?; How do I lead children to think about their thinking?. Includes 38 lesson plans. Prior owner's name, rubber stamp and sticker scar to top corner of title page else unmarked. Half-inch tear to top of front cover. Moderate wear. View more info

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Growing Food on the Queen Charlotte Islands

By: Kinegal, Jane; Simpson, Sam

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Queen Charlotte Islands, Friends of the Library: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647A4210

ISBN: 0889257140

Condition: Good


0889257140 111 pages. Bibliography. References. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Topics include: Haida agriculture; Early investigations; First Settlers; Fairs; War; Five Farms; Farmers' Institute; Experimental Plot; Wild Cattle; Experimental Plot; The Later Years; Soil Treatment; Climate; The Crops; The Gardiners. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Nice copy. View more info

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One Hundred Years Below - Vancouver Island Coal Mining History: 23-Minute VHS Tape

By: Langley, Rod; Bowen, Lynne; Burke, Stanley (Narrator)

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Image Media: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664G2763

Condition: Good


"In some of the most dangerous mines in the world, fortunes were made and hundreds of lives were lost. The origins of the present volatile labour climate in British Columbia can be seen in the long and frustrating fight for a union which began in the 1850s and ended eighty years later in Nanaimo when management finally recognized the United Mind Workers of America just six weeks before the largest mine on the Island closed forever. This lively presentation combines archival footage with the reminiscences of retired miners." - from cover. Please note: This is a VHS video tape which... View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, September (Sept.) 29, 1963 - The Southern Negro Drives for the Vote

By: Lilienthal, David E.; Toynbee, Arnold J.; Sitton, Claude; Lisagor, Peter; Braestrup, Peter; Payne, Robert; Daley, Arthur; Kimble, George H.T.; Mayer, Martin; Keats, John; Boroff, David

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4094

Condition: Good


116 pages. Features: Cover photo of U.N. Delegates in Session; RCA Victor "Dynagroove' record ad features Henry Mancini, Peter Nero, Ann Margret and six other stars; Beautiful fashion ads for men and women; Columbia Masterworks one-page photo ad features Isaac Stern playing with kids; Skeptical Looks at 'Scientific Experts'; WWII Cartoons by David Low; Toynbee considers if a race war is shaping up between the white and colored races - particularly if Communist China makes a bid for world dominion; What Next after the march on Washington and the Birmingham Bombing? - Five Negro Leaders Rep... View more info