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Image for Lumberjack, Paintings and Story By William Kurelek

Lumberjack, Paintings and Story By William Kurelek

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Tundra Books: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 251C6632

ISBN: B007IA6ZUY

Condition: Good


B007IA6ZUY Wonderful colour plates. An immensely enjoyable and informative work for young and old alike. Illustrated in Kurelek's inimitable fashion, based on his own life experience in the Canadian bush in the days before chainsaws. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. This may be one of most enjoyable books you ever read with your child. 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

Cutting Up the North: The History of the Forest Industry in the Northern Interior

By: Bernsohn, Ken

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15504311

ISBN: 0888391145

Condition: Very Good


0888391145 192 pages. Index. Bibliography. Author's signature upon front endpaper. "...Introduces the characters who opened up the north. They raped the forests, endured the ostracism of the 'respectable,' too their lives in their hands to drive huge trucks or fall top spars - and forged a lifestyle that has become the stuff of legends... There is plenty of action and plenty of dirt." - from dust jacket. Abundant black and white photos. Light wear to clean unmarked book. Dust jacket with above-average wear but remains presentable in new archival-grade Brodart cover. Nice clean... View more info

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Cutting Up the North: The History of the Forest Industry in the Northern Interior

By: Bernsohn, Ken

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15504677

ISBN: 0888391145

Condition: Very Good


0888391145 192 pages. Index. Bibliography. "...Introduces the characters who opened up the north. They raped the forests, endured the ostracism of the 'respectable,' took their lives in their hands to drive huge trucks or fall top spars - and forged a lifestyle that has become the stuff of legends.... There is plenty of action and plenty of dirt." - from dust jacket. Abundant black and white photos. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper. Dust jacket bears moderate wear and is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Nice clean solid copy. View more info

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WoodCuts (Wood Cuts) - A Woodworking Journal (Magazine), Winter 1991/92, Issue 2

By: Deak, Ed; Cryderman, John; Negru, Mathew; Lee, Leonard; Farquharson, Chuck; O'Malley, Mike

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Algrove Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3129

Condition: Very Good


44 pages. Features: Making the Classic Drawer; Boomerangs in the Workshop; Small Turnings; Nepali Tools; Designing Small Turnings; Basic Sharpening; Experimenting with Bevel Angles; Cutting and Edging Melamine; Project Table Saw; John Clark's high-performance coat rack; Woodworking Incunabula. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A lovely copy of this fine Canadian woodworking publication. View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), November - December, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor; Love, Peggy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3743

Condition: Good


36 pages. Cover photo of Pat James. Contents: Christmas greetings from Mr. McLean, head of the company, inside front cover; Photos of D.C. Watt, Earl T. Squire and T.D. Owen-Turner; Details of construction around the province, with photo of new structure in Keating on Vancouver Island being built by Farmer Construction; Treasury cheques now processed by I.B.M. - with photos of the new technology at work; Ladysmith Conversion to dial service - with one-page photo of Mrs. Laura Ryan removing her operator headset for the last time, plus 8 more photos showing Tom McCormick, Doug Baigent, Kerry C... View more info

Do It Yourself Designer Furniture

By: Entwistle, Richard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling*+ Publishing Company: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64104062

ISBN: 0806963425

Condition: Fine


0806963425 160 pages. Gives you everything you need - material selections, tool recommendations, detailed cutting lists - to guarantee professional-looking furniture, whether this is your first or your 101st woodworking project. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Bodies under Siege: Self-mutilation and Body Modification in Culture and Psychiatry

By: Favazza, Armando R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, U.S.A., Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 52208535

ISBN: 0801853001

Condition: Very Good


0801853001 373 pages including index. Skin cutting and burning, biting off fingertips, even castration and eye enucleation are acts of self-mutilation generally associated with mental illness. But, according to Dr. Armando Favazza, these horrifying behaviors have important parallels to culturally sanctioned practices such as body piercing, tattooing, branding, and other forms of body modification. "A comprehensive historical, anthropological, ethnological, and clinical account of self-mutilation." - Journal of the American Medical Association. Unmarked. Light wear. Some curling t... View more info

Image for Fine Homebuilding Magazine, August/September 1992 - No. 76: Jewelbox Bathroom

Fine Homebuilding Magazine, August/September 1992 - No. 76: Jewelbox Bathroom

By: Feirer, Mark; Simmonds, Tony; McBride, Scott; Smith, Greg; Williams, Chuck; Wolfer, Jim; Belair, Dick; Haun, Larry; Morse, Jeff; Ames, Dave; Frane, David; Feirer, Mark; Barden, Albie; Wynn, Scott

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, The Taunton Press, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3165

Condition: Good


126 pages. Features: Foundation Forms That Insulate; Bed Alcove; Framing a Cross-Gable Roof; Running Baseboard Efficiently; A House Without Barriers; A Dry-Laid Stone Stairway; Cutting Against the Grain; Jewelbox Bathroom; Funds for Fixer-Uppers; Simple Joinery for Custom Windows; Small House, Big Heater; Hand Planes for Trim Carpentry. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

Creating a Luxury Garden

By: Fogg, H.G.Witham

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51400104

ISBN: 0702810525

Condition: Very Good


0702810525 160 pages including many black and white photographic plates. Shows how a luxurious garden can be created without constant labour. Covers garden design, hedges, rock gardens, the growing of annuals and perennials for cutting, roses, trees and shrubs, and a great variety of other useful subjects. A book for those who enjoy being in their garden rather than working in it. Price-clipped dust jacket. Light wear overall. Unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

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An Analysis of the Wood-Cutting Process

By: Franz, Norman C.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101G2829

Condition: Fair


152 pages. List of literature cited. "...Endeavors to establish what takes place when wood is machined with a cutting tool and pursues the factors controlling the identified phenomena... Directed primarily to a consideration of aspects associated with the machining of wood parallel to the grain." - from introduction. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. View more info

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A Hundred Years A-Fellin'

By: Gilllies Brothers

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Canada, Runge Press: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 421H4452

ISBN: B0037V5FDG

Condition: Fine


B0037V5FDG Full title: A Hundred Years A-Fellin': Some Passages from the Timber Saga of the Ottawa in the Century in Which the Gillies have Been Cutting in the Valley 1842-1942. xiv, [2], 172 pages. References. Sepia-tone reproductions of archival photos. Many illustrations in text. Fold-out colour map. List of illustrations. Map endpapers of the Ottawa Valley Watershed. Handsomely decorated forest green cloth-covered boards lettered in silver. A slightly modified reprint of the 1943 first edition. Documents one hundred years of history of Gillies Brothers, Limited - lumber manufact... View more info

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Seeing the Forest Among the Trees: The Case for Wholistic Forest Use

By: Hammond, Herb

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Polestar Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A8010

ISBN: 0919591582

Condition: Good


0919591582 309 pages. Index. References. 205 colour photographs plus 100 in black and white. 40 graphs and charts. "The first book that examines the practice and politics of forestry in a format readily understandable to the lay reader... The definite blueprint for ecologically responsible forest use." - from dust jacket. "Here is a book that sees the forest as a dynamic biological entity, a perspective that must always be kept in mind as we deliberate over the future of the last untouched wilderness." - David Suzuki. Author is a Registered Professional Forester, forest ... View more info

Foundations of History - Book A - The Way to Egypt

By: Hancock, E.D.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42502569

Condition: Very Good


144 pages. No date. Possibly ca. 1950s. From the 'Foundations of History' series. Presents simple stories of early life in Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean connected with the familiar tales of the Old Testament. Includes handwork exercises in paper-cutting, based upon seven double-page coloured illustrations. Attractive gilt lettering and decoration upon purple cloth front board. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Scattered moderate foxing. Nice copy. View more info

The Canadian Whole Food Books

By: Harrowsmith Magazine; Edited By CROSS, Pamela

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Camden East, ON, Camden House Publishing: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 75305231

ISBN: 0920656129

Condition: Very Good


0920656129 286 pages including index. Clean and tight with light wear only. A comprehensive introduction and guide to intelligent food alternatives in Canada. A highly readable reference for anyone seriously concerned with taking control of his or her own food supply. View more info

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Building the Cordwood Home

By: Henstridge, Jack

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Oromocto, NB, Self-Published: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 44508150

Condition: Good


96 pages. Provides anyone contemplating this type of construction with an idea of what is involved. Benefits are two-fold: a readily available, low-cost building material; improvements to stands of timber by removing low-quality trees. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Chapters include: The Cordwood Wall; The tall timber operation; Preparing the site; The total cordwood concept; Floor plan and elevations; Constructing the wall; Windows, doors and dividing walls; Roofing; Pyramid power; Cutting glass; Plumbing, Electricity and Heating; Patching and Chinking; If we had to to it all ... View more info

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Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 9, Number 3, December 11 - 17, 1940

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432C7899

Condition: Good


32 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with excellent black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Photo of a British sea fort manned by the Royal Military; Armed might of the motherland, including photos of Mr. Anthony Eden in the field; Illustrated article by Professor W.L. Bragg entitled Science in War - with photo of producer gas vehicle; Illustration of a Hampden bomber dropping a mine at the entrance to a u-boat base; Coastal Command's vigil of sea and sky; With Britain's desert army; Map of our army's swift advance to Sidi Barrani; Centerfold illustration by ... View more info

Image for I.C.S. (International Correspondence Schools) Reference Library 149: Rock Boring, Blasting, Coal Cutting, Timbering, Trackwork

I.C.S. (International Correspondence Schools) Reference Library 149: Rock Boring, Blasting, Coal Cutting, Timbering, Trackwork

By: International Correspondence Schools Staff

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 215G3063

Condition: Good


350 pages. Many detailed diagrams. A serious and highly-informative treatment of these topics which were vital to profitable operation of underground mines at the turn of the last century. Two names upon verso of front free endpaper. Name stamped inside back free endpaper. Binding firm. Average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Moose Meat and Wild Rice

By: Johnston, Basil

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35809481

ISBN: 0771044445

Condition: Good


0771044445 188 pages. A unique book, a comic collection by a contemporary Ojibway author, who turns his talents to a mischievous (but never malicious) depiction of present-day Indians and Indian-White relations, with the gentle satire cutting both ways. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Light yellowing to contents. View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, June 11, 1955 - Alys Robi / Osmond Kendall and His Electronic Music / World's First Dog Psychiatrist

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, June 11, 1955 - Alys Robi / Osmond Kendall and His Electronic Music / World's First Dog Psychiatrist

By: Katz, S.; Berrill, Norman J.; Johnstone, Ken; Phillips, Alan; Rosenfeld, Max; Creighton, Norman; Sangster, Dorothy; Cummings, Parke; Bodsworth, F.; Kornbluth, C.M.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4700

Condition: Good


104 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of blessing of the Cod fleet at Caraquet, New Brunswick; Lovely nostalgic one-page colour-photo ad for Weston's cookies features young lady sitting in Muskoka chair; London Letter - Why the Germans Don't Want a New Army; Fantastic one-page colour Popsicle ad features their $100,000 contest prizes and small inset photo of "Pinky Lee"; The Canadian Bank of Commerce half-page colour-photo ad features fashion show scene; One-page colour ad for 1955 Dodge cars features two yellow and black cars; Report on Eating - the dramatic changes in our eat... View more info