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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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Champlain: The Birth of French America

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 818H2899

ISBN: 0773528504

Condition: Very Good


0773528504 398 pages. Extensive bibliography. Index. "Revisits Champlain's enormous contributions and unique role in history, offering new insights and raising new questions about the 'father of New France.' Lavishly illustrated, including the thirty-two maps attributed to Champlain as well as documents, a selection of his drawings, and illustrations of rare artifacts, this is an unsurpassed source of information for anyone wanting to understand New France and the origins of Canada." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glos... 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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Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) (NRC)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Government Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 466H2099

ISBN: 0660166690

Condition: Very Good


0660166690 794 pages. Index. "Presents keys to the 19 families and 706 described genera of Chalcidoidea known to occur in the Nearctic region. Over 1,800 line drawings and scanning electron micrographs illustrate the keys to species, estimated number of species, and known distribution and host range in the region." - from Abstract. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy of this superb reference. View more info

The Alaska-Yukon Wild Flowers Guide

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Alaska Northwest Publishing: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35204108

ISBN: 0882400320

Condition: Fair


0882400320 218 pages. Colour photographs and line drawings abound. Describes over 160 species from every geographic area of Alaska. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Good reference copy. View more info

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Whale Sound

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231A5251

ISBN: 0888941358

Condition: Fair


0888941358 96 pages. A Canadian anthology of poems and (black and white) drawings. Illustrated. Above-average wear. Some markings and stamps. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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The art of Alex Colville

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 854A2681

ISBN: 007092497X

Condition: Very Good


007092497X 211 pages. Index. "This richly illustrated book represents the full scope of Colville's work. There are the early canvases; the war art commissioned when he was overseas with the Canadian forces; the highly praised designs of Canada's Centennial coins issued in 1967; and such latter-day masterpieces as Pacific, To Prince Edward Island, and January. In all, forty-eight major works are reproduced in full colour, with fifty-six black-and-white illustrations of Colville's sketches, drawings, coin designs, paintings and serigraphs." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and... View more info

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Handbook of North American Birds Volume II: Waterfowl (part I) (Handbook of North American Birds, Vol. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 352C9005

ISBN: 0300019025

Condition: Good


0300019025 521 pages. Index. Line drawings. Average wear. Few markings. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

How to Get the Most from Your Scanner - a Survival Manual for New Scanner Owners

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Westminister, BC, Canada, J & M Communications: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64105302

ISBN: 1895657059

Condition: Very Good


1895657059 73 pages with line drawings. Light sunning to glossy covers along the spine. A valuable reference for anyone who has just purchased a scanner or is planning to buy one. Experienced scanner users will gain valuable tips to improve their abilities. Topics include: radio theory, frequency bands in Canada, improving reception, scanning the cellular and trunk systems, and what to look for in a new scanner. View more info

Hopping on the Coloured Squares of Bright Light

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada, Blue Nun Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25406896

ISBN: 0969419120

Condition: Very Good


0969419120 72 pages in bright red glossy covers. Wonderful young girls' tales from days gone by written by 90 year old author who was born in Nanaimo B.C. in 1901. Chapter titles include: Grandmother, Grandfather, Skipping, Where is Heaven, Aunt Julia, Religion, Patriotism, War, The Music Lesson. Illustrated with lovely black and white drawings. Only lightly worn around the edges. A delightful and uncommon volume. View more info

Exploring Sea Life in British Columbia - a Fun, Educational Activity Book

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Canada, Wonder World Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71608100

ISBN: 1895167043

Condition: Very Good


1895167043 36 pages. This book will: teach you about the many different sea animals we share our marine environment with; help create an understanding and appreciation for the smaller and more delicate creatures that live on our beaches and rocky shores; amuse younger and older readers with startling facts and interesting activities. Illustrated with many line drawings. Excellent condition. Very light wear. Some pencil marks upon hide-a-word puzzle on page 18, else unmarked. View more info

The Beach Book: Grades 2-7

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Pacific Educational Pr: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608252

ISBN: 0888650027

Condition: Very Good


0888650027 48 pages. So many of us walk along the seashore unaware that we are surrounded by millions of small creatures hidden in the sand, under rocks or in masses of seaweed. The activities offered in this booklet will hopefully serve as guidelines for your exploration of the countless wonders along the seashore. The fragility of the environment makes it imperative that we develop the children's awareness of ecological factors and stress the importance of conservation. Many black and white illustrations and line drawings. Unmarked. Moderate wear. View more info

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The Reformation

By: N/A

Price: $119.95

Publisher: U.K., Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 828C9937

ISBN: 086299635X

Condition: Very Good


086299635X 295 pages. Index. Bilbiography. List of picture credits. "Lavishly illustrated with over 350 engravings, paintins, drawings and photographs - many in full colour - this handsome volume is the first major work on the period to challenge the established views of the Reformation, and to look at it from a broader, international viewpoint... Will not only stimulate a deeper consideration of issues theological, cultural and secular, but will also provide an extraordinarily vivid and accessible account of that critical era and its legacy for the general reader." - from dust jac... View more info

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Cheese: A Guide to the World of Cheese and Cheesemaking (English and Italian Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Facts on File: 1984

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 753G2103

ISBN: 0871969815

Condition: Fair


0871969815 168 pages. Index. Glossary. Over 100 photos, many in colour, and line drawings. "A guide to the world's cheeses: how to identify them, how to choose from the countless varieties available and which wines to set them off to their best advantage. A dictionary of 400 cheeses, the history of cheese and cheesemaking through the ages and detailed descriptions of cheesemaking processes." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound working copy of this excellent reference. View more info

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Vancouver Island Shores

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Protected Shores of Vancouver Island: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 622G3855

ISBN: 0968200206

Condition: Very Good


0968200206 199 pages. Index. Selected references. Black and white illustrations. Includes: plants and animals to look for; the natural history of seashore creatures; introduction to local seaweeds; detailed drawings; maps to provincial and regional parks. Prior owner's details atop title page, otherwise minor soiling and light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Motoring the Golden Years a Pictorial

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Motorbooks International: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73407176

ISBN: 1872532144

Condition: Very Good


1872532144 143 pages. A pot pourri of nostalgia for those who love motoring - a companion for every reading mood: from the first acceptance of the motor car by societies devoted to the horse; through the beginnings of international racing in France in 1902; to the revolutionary Volkswagen People's Car of the 1930s. Lavishly illustrated in colour with rare and often unique photographs, drawings and paintings and posters from the archives of the Khachadourian Gallery. Light wear to each end of spine. Couple of small tears to otherwise glossy and attractive dust jacket. View more info

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Play Story Geography

By: Amoss, Harry

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467A0851

Condition: Good


163 pages. Occasional line drawings. Delightful and educational geographical stories and games for students at the grade three level. May be a reprint - stated printing date is 1934 but date of author's introduction is 1928. Prior owner's details inside front board. Binding sound. Average wear. A sound copy of of this rare and precious item. View more info

Image for The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

By: Anderson, Graham; MacNabb, Angus; Mines, Gilbert; Spon, W. Edmonds; Gentl, Eric; Crosby, Wm. F.; Ashford, Major S.D.; Loucks, P.W.; Doherty, Lawrence; Thorp, Edward E.; Moyer, Roger, Zaic, Frank & Associates; Frazier, R.C.; Olmstead, G.A.; Cox

Price: $99.95

Publisher: East Stroudsburg, PA, Model Craftsman Publishing Corp.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1261

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Includes black and white photos and many detailed drawings. Features: A Narrow Gauge Engine; A Harbor Tug; Modelmaking - Past and Present; "Royal Blue" $1,150.00 Prize Model Building Contest; Wall Sconce; A 17' Sailboat; Automatic Signals; The Fireplace Shovel (cont'd from last month); "Signals - And How' - part 2; How Gas Engines Work; A Gasoline Powered Model Airplane; The Dockyard - marine matters; A Hanging Lamp; A Bow Lathe; What the Clubs are Doing; Tinplate Topics; "O" Steam Locomotive - completing the engine and raising steam; So You're Going to the Mode... View more info

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Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

By: Andreae, Christopher

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 618G4199

ISBN: 1550461338

Condition: Fine


1550461338 238 pages. Oblong 42cm x 32cm. 39 Full-colour maps. 560 archival and contemporary photos, maps and drawings. "This truly outstanding work of research details Canada's present and historic transportation networks. Over twenty years in the making, this work will prove to be a vital reference for many decades to come." - from promotional slip. No dust jacket as issued. An unused copy. New in shrinkwrap. View more info

Image for 3 Papers on Fishing in Lake Tanganyika: 1. Commercial Purse Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika  2. The Introduction of More Efficient Fishing Techniques for the Small-Scale Fisheries of Lake Tanganyika  3. Experimental Beach Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika

3 Papers on Fishing in Lake Tanganyika: 1. Commercial Purse Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika 2. The Introduction of More Efficient Fishing Techniques for the Small-Scale Fisheries of Lake Tanganyika 3. Experimental Beach Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika

By: Andrianos, E.D.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241A8506

Condition: Very Good


193 pages. Black and white photos. Numerous line drawings. Chapters in first paper include: The Evolution of the Fishing Method by Light Attraction; Fishing Unit M.F.V. France (a Greek purse seiner on Lake Tanganyika); The Cycle of Fishing Operations; Landing Facilities at Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania); Fishing Areas in Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania) for Industrial Fishing; Insurance of the Fishing Unit. Chapters in second paper include: Existing Fishing Methods and Gear for Small-Scale Fisheries - Advantages and Limitations; A Small-Scale Seine Fishing Unit; The Cycle of Fishing Operations; The ... View more info