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Image for Time April 15 1974 Richard Nixon on Cover (Tax Scandal), Watergate/Impeachment Hearings, Patty Hearst, Pop Art, The Conversation/Francis Ford Coppola, The Sugarland Express/Steven Spielberg, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance/Robert Persig

Time April 15 1974 Richard Nixon on Cover (Tax Scandal), Watergate/Impeachment Hearings, Patty Hearst, Pop Art, The Conversation/Francis Ford Coppola, The Sugarland Express/Steven Spielberg, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance/Robert Persig

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Time-Life: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1698

ISBN: B0032IKO6C

Condition: Good


B0032IKO6C 104 pages. Features: Devastation in Tornado Alley - Xenia, OH, Louisville, etc.; Nixon and the IRS; Two-page color-photo ad for Zenith's new Allegro speakers; News from the House Judiciary Committee investigating Watergate; The President's brothers, F. Donald and Edward; Trial of United Mineworkers President W.A. (Tony) Boyle for murder; Color-photo ad for the Cabrice Classic by Chevrolet features formal couple in back seat; Patty Hearst chooses to side with her captors, the S.L.A.; With the end of the Apollo program Cape Canaveral is a ghost town of gantries; The nuclear energy de... View more info

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EACH MORNING BRIGHT. 160 Years of Selected Reading from the Ottawa Citizen 1845-2005

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ontario, ON, Canada, n/a: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G2509

ISBN: 0969890885

Condition: Fine


0969890885 460 pages. Index. Map endpapers. "In this very special collection of excerpts from the finest journalism produced by the Ottawa Citizen over 160 years, you will be taken on a journey from 1845 to the present day, from the flowery prose of the earliest editions, to the leaner writing of modern times. Illustrations, editorials, feature stories and advertisements will bring back fond memories, broaden understanding of Ottawa's roots and provide plenty of food for thought and fodder for conversation." - from dust jacket. Numerous reproductions of illustrations, primarily in... View more info

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WAR: Life in the R.A.C. (Royal Armoured Corps), No. 27, September (Sept.) 19th, 1942 - Dieppe Transcript

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Trooper Frank Owen; Watts, Captain Stephen

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0379

Condition: Very Good


12 pages. "Not to be Published - the information given in this publication is not to be communicated, either directly, to the Press or to any person not holding an official position in His Majesty's Forces." - from front cover. Reprinted in Canada October, 1942. Contents: Life in the R.A.C. - tank crews in training; The Tanks at Dieppe - actual dialogue of R.T. wireless conversation between members of the tank crews of B and C Squadrons of the 14th Canadian Army Tank Regiment (The Calgarys); Finding New Officers; Index for numbers 1-26 of this publication. Light wear. Clean and unma... View more info

Learn Japanese the Fast and Fun Way

By: Akiyama, C.; Akiyama, N.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Barrons Educational Series Inc: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41901873

ISBN: 0812043650

Condition: Very Good


0812043650 234 pages plus vocabulary cards. The activity kit that makes learning a language quick and easy! Complete with maps, puzzles, and quizzes. Hundreds of amusing illustrations. Please note: does not include pull-out dictionary. First half of book has pencil markings in answer blanks. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Circle of Voices - a History of the Religious Communities of British Columbia

By: Anderson, Charles P.; Bose, Tirthankar; Richardson, Joseph I.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books/The IRPP: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41301924

Condition: Very Good


288 pages. An effort at initiating conversation which addresses diversity in a context of acceptance. Clean and unmarked. Light wear. Donation bookplate upon half-title page. Very nice copy. View more info

The People of Pern

By: Anne McCaffrey

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Norfolk, Virginia, The Donning Company/Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63508444

ISBN: 0898656354

Condition: Fine


0898656354 151 pages. Artist Robin Wood met Anne McCaffrey at the first totally Pern-oriented convention in the U.S. in 1984. However, prior to that, Robin had designed and executed portraits of Pern characters for the Mayfair Games board game, Dragonriders of Pern. In the ensuing conversation about what the characters from the Pern books really looked like, this book was conceived. Four years of work followed, with Robin and Anne comparing notes at conventions, discussing details of Pern and its people, passing letters and sketches across the Atlantic and arriving at mutually satisfactory... View more info

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Vancouver Historical Journal, No. 3, January 1960

By: Archives Society of Vancouver, Canada

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Archives Society of Vancouver: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H4422

ISBN: B00703XG10

Condition: Good


B00703XG10 94 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with high-quality reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Topics include: The Great Vancouver Fire, June 13, 1886; Vancouver is Named; Photos of massive trees; Clearing the C.P.R. Townsite; Vancouver Becomes a City, 6 April 1886; First Meeting of City Council; The First Morgue; Discover of the Source of Capilano Creek; Conversation With A.P. Horne; Unveiling of the Capilano Dam and Capilano Lake. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy of this highly informative and superbly illustrated issue. Lowther 2057... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 9, 1977 -  The Troubled World of Mike Burke

The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 9, 1977 - The Troubled World of Mike Burke

By: Baker, Russell; Zion, Sidney; Markham, James M.; Baldwin, Carl R.; Berger, Raoul; Istomin, Eugene; Borgenicht, Miriam; Lelyveld, Joseph; et al

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, The New York Times & Arno Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3942

Condition: Good


124 pages. Features: Two-page ad for the Cadillac Seville Elegante; Dodge Challenger ad; Carte Blanche credit card ad features photos of Raymond J. Mulligan President of Liggett Group, Inc.), John C. Emery, Jr. (President of Emery Air Frieght, Corp.), Robert F. Weltzien (President of Timex Corp.), and Ken Dunsire, President of Carte Blanche Corp.; Two-page ad for the 1978 Buick Electra; Nice one-page color-photo ad for CIE fragrance features Candace Bergen; Fantastic two-page color spread of the line of 1978 Pontiac cars - Grand Prix, LeMans, Phoenix, Sunbird, Firebird and Bonneville; The Tro... View more info

Image for Home Notes Magazine, August 31, 1935, No. 2171, Vol CLXVII - Nova Pilbeam Feature

Home Notes Magazine, August 31, 1935, No. 2171, Vol CLXVII - Nova Pilbeam Feature

By: Barnby, Muriel; Gordon, Janet; James, Nina; Black, Hermina;

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3830

Condition: Fair


Pages 401-444. Features: Home Notes Between Friends; Cute Ovaltine ad inside front cover features babies in conversation, "Teething Topics No. 9"; Easy Virtue; Third Party Risk; Photo-illustrated article on Nova Pilbeam; Why Worry?; Asks Claude F. Luke; Tea Shop for Two - how to run a tea-room and home-made cake shop and make it pay! - photo-illustrated article by Nina James; Runaway from Romance; One-page ad for John West's Middle-cut Salmon; Nice colour centrefold fashion (dress) illustrations; Vintage half-page ad for Aylmer Tomato Catsup from Canada; Article on the difficulties of... View more info

Image for Christian Musician Magazine - Improving Musicianship, Inspiring Talent - September / October (Sept. / Oct.) 2009 - Stryper Cover Photo

Christian Musician Magazine - Improving Musicianship, Inspiring Talent - September / October (Sept. / Oct.) 2009 - Stryper Cover Photo

By: Beale, Roger; et al

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, The Adolph Agency, Inc.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1948

Condition: Very Good


46 pages. Features: Stryper Returns - a conversation with Michael Sweet and Oz Fox; The Afters; Josh Havens; Matt Fuqua; Review of the Ibanez Montage; The Reverend Jimmie Bratcher; Derek Webb; All Star United; Brandon Bee; Dreampilots; Phil Stacey; Nathan Lee; Matt Brouwer; Bethany Dillon; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Ai - Architecture and Ideas Magazine, Issue Number 3 (Three), Summer 1999

Ai - Architecture and Ideas Magazine, Issue Number 3 (Three), Summer 1999

By: Bell, Barry; Yates, Innes; Bougan, Brian; Van Leeuwen, Thomas; Bressani, Martin; Carr, Angela; Crossman, Kelly; Olsberg, Nicholas

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Architecture and Ideas: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3381

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. Most text in English plus some in French. Features: Between Cheerleaders and Skeptics; Diagrams and Determinants - New Technologies and Design research in Architecture; Between the Measurablility of Bytes and Beats; Architectural Photogenicity and the Aesthetics of Time; Anatomie Comparee et Anatomie Philosophiqaue - L'Unite du Monde Selon Viollet-le-Duc; Fields and Theatre Churches - The Non-traditional Space of Evangelism; Transitional Practices - Marosi + Troy Architectes; Marosi + Troy Architectes in Conversation; Memoirs of a Man I Never Met. Light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for L'Oeil - Revue D'art Mensuelle, Numero 79-80, Juillet-Aout, 1961

L'Oeil - Revue D'art Mensuelle, Numero 79-80, Juillet-Aout, 1961

By: Bernier, Rosamond; Revel, Jean-Francois; Butor, Michel; Von Holten, Ragnar; Habasque, Guy; Aynard-Putman, Andree

Price: $99.95

Publisher: France, L'oeil: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3388

Condition: Good


72 pages. Text in French. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Features: Propos de Joan Miro; Les musees de Strasbourg et leur animateur; Conversation dans l'atelier - Bernard Saby; Le personnage de Salome a travers les dessins de Gustave Moreau; Le Musee du Havre; Un appartement au bord de la Seine. A quality vintage copy of this gloriously illustrated issue. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Moons and mirrors: Poems

By: Bullock, Michael

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Rainbird Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23100999

ISBN: 0969050437

Condition: Fine


0969050437 Author's inscription and signature atop half-title page. A group of poems written after a conversation with a friend about the moon. Conjures up the eternal, inviolate metaphysical side of the moon that nothing (not even invading astronauts) can damage or destroy, that is beyond the reach of any crass technologial incursion. Faint traces of wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy in bright glossy covers. View more info

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Memories of the Prairie Men: 6 Audio Cassette Tapes

By: Cec. Merritt; Lefty White, Ed Dunkerly, Murray Osten, Paul Delorme, A. Schellenberg, Elmer Dean, Fred James, Art Charnell; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Publisher Unstated: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217A7824

Condition: Very Good


Six audio cassette tapes. Circa 1994. We have not listened to these tapes but they appear to be a compilation of oral memories of World War 2 from members of the South Saskatchewan Regiment. Speakers include: Lt.-Col. Cec Merritt, VC; Maj. "Lefty" White, C.S.M; Ed Dunkerly; Murray Osten, M.C.; Pte. Paul Delorme; Pte. A. "Schelley" Schellenberg; C.S.M. Elmer "Gunga" Dean, M.M.; Pte. Fred James; Cpl. Art Charnell; Herman Keys; Maj. Peter Watkinson (adjutant); and Les Moore. Each tape is rated at 90 minutes but we do not know how many minutes of conversation are actuall... View more info

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Victoria Modern : Investigating Postwar Architecture and Design on Southern Vancouver Island, an Introduction

By: Christopher Thomas, et al.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H4173

ISBN: 1550583166

Condition: Fair


1550583166 44 pages. Footnotes. Black and white reproductions of photos. "This publication participates not only in local history but in a national and international conversation about the heritage of the Modern. We hope this publication will stimulate public appreciation of what remains in Victoria and on southern Vancouver Island from the postwar period - here considered the span 1945-75. It is also intended to double as a primer on modernism in architecture and design." - Foreword. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy refere... View more info

Room of One's Own Volume 8, Number 2

By: Dean, Joanna; Freeman, Victoria; Reid, Gayla, Schendlinger, Mary; Wachtel, Eleanor; Wexler, Jeannie: Editors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., The Growing Room Collective: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33105478

Condition: Very Good


92 pages. Features the following writing: "Any Black Crippled Woman Can!" by Rina Fratecelli; Islands by Margaret Hollingsworth; Battling Aristotle: a conversation with Betty Lambert by Bonnie Worthington; Masks by Sheila Tennenhouse; Trust an Risk - an interview with Kate Weiss by Peggy Thompson; Circus Feminus: 100 Plays by English-Canadian Women by Ann Saddlemyer. View more info

Gender Wars: A Novel and Some Conversation about Sex and Gender

By: Fawcett, Brian

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Somerville House Pub: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52406306

ISBN: 0921051948

Condition: Very Good


0921051948 261 pages. An utterly original book about the current civil war between men and women. A brilliant exploration of our contemporary sexual landscape that offers a clear map for the reconstruction of gender relations. Part fiction and part essay, it charts the sexual odyssey of heterosexual WASP Fred Ferris. Fortified by doses of common sense and Fawcett's uncommon sense of humour, this book is essential reading for anyone who cares about our prospects for a humane future as sexual beings. Former owner's name upon title page. View more info

Survival In Russia: Chaos And Hope In Everyday Life

By: Fisher, Lois

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61105891

ISBN: 0813386306

Condition: Very Good


0813386306 187 Pages with some black and white photos. An engaging account of life in today's turbulent Russia, this book faithfully presents the richly contradictory views of Muscovites and rural Russians on their work, their families and communities, their government, and their daily lives. Interweaves anecdote, conversation, and observation to round out the picture of a society in turmoil. View more info

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Blue Ribbon Cook Book (Cookbook)

By: G.F. & J. Galt Limited / Blue Ribbon Manufacturing Company

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Canada, Blue Ribbon Manufacturing Company: 1905

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 758G1850

Condition: Fair


176 pages. "Prepared especially for everyday use in western homes." - subtitle. Heavily worn. Hinges open. Recipes hand-written and taped upon back endpapers. In our opinion the significant physical deficiencies of this copy actually add considerably to its appeal. Perusing it is guaranteed to take you back to Canada in the years prior to Word War I. Quite amazing, really! A wonderful conversation piece and nostalgic early Canadian memento for your modern kitchen. View more info

Impression-Expression Deutsch: Wiederholung Und Erweiterung

By: Gerhard P. Knapp

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Heinle & Heinle Publishers: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52608448

ISBN: 0838413854

Condition: Very Good


0838413854 322 pages including index. An integrated, three-component German program aimed at students at the second-year college level. Seeks to develop all four language skills - reading, writing, comprehension and speaking - in a concrete cultural context. Focuses primarily on themes that stimulate conversation. Clean and unmarked. Very light wear. Bright glossy covers. View more info