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Northland echoes

By: Doris Neeley Haralson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Sunrise Printing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 46400112

ISBN: 0969080301

Condition: Very Good


0969080301 229 pages plus bibliography. Follows a strictly-based, educated Wyoming girl through the sweep of sparsely-homesteaded northern Alberta to cross the Rockies and pause for a time of heart-ache and new beginnings in British Columbia's Robson Valley, before moving on to the awesome landscape of Canada's arctic. Includes black and white illustrations. "She was a young school teacher, and he was a homesteader with sawmilling in his blood. When he asked her to marry him, she never dreamed of the places they would go, or the situations she would find herself in. but it wouldn't h... View more info

The Killing Zone - My Life in the Vietnam War

By: Downs, Frederick

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1979

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 24300223

Condition: Very Good


240 pages including glossary. Author reveals the story of his life as an infantry lieutenant on the ground in Vietnam. If some soldiers, barely out of high school, might die there, others might find hidden steel in themselves and grow. Author was one who grew, also one who fought, one who killed, and one for whom the helicopter finally came to take away a shattered body. A book of truth and power which stands proudly with the best books written about men in combat. Prior owner's bookplate upon front endpaper, else unmarked. Light wear to clean book. Several tiny tears to dust jacket whi... View more info

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Against Wind and Weather: The History of Towboating in British Columbia

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75203171

ISBN: 088894327X

Condition: Very Good


088894327X 258 pages including index. "The blend of anecdote, humour and hard information brings to life the history of men and ships along the British Columbia coast. Every turn of the story is accompanied by superb photographs - over 150 from a wide range of private and public sources." - from dust jacket. Remnant of prior owner's address label atop decorated front free endpaper else clean and unmarked. Light wear overall. Binding solid. Very nice copy. View more info

Peace Keeping in a Democratic Society: The Lessons of Northern Ireland

By: Evelegh, R.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86801864

ISBN: 0773505024

Condition: Fine


0773505024 174 pages including notes and index. Few of the Western democracies nowadays stay free for long from serious internal disorder - which, indirectly, threatens their very existence, and is deliberately used to that end. The lessons of Northern Ireland are for teh future as well as the present, and for all democratic societies. Bit of liquid paper atop front endpaper else clean and unmarked with very light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket. Nice copy. View more info

When the Sky Fell: In Search of Atlantis

By: Flem-Ath, Rand;Flem-Ath, Rose

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Pub: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42502675

ISBN: 0773728635

Condition: Very Good


0773728635 179 pages including notes and index. "Has Atlantis finally been found?... Presents some startling - and convincing - evidence that it has. That, in fact, Antarctica is the lost continent of Atlantis." - from dust jacket. Rand Flem-Ath's Signature and inscription upon half-title page. Discard stamp upon front endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket in protective cover neatly taped to book. Excellent copy. View more info

Hammerstone: Biography of an Island

By: Fletcher, Olivia

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, Newest Pr: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 64501273

ISBN: 1896300456

Condition: Fine


1896300456 156 pages including bibliography. A love story between the author and her home, Hammerstone tells the story of Hornby Island - from its molten birth in the South Pacific, to the present. In a carefully woven, eloquent narrative, Fletcher writes of a special island in the Gulf of Georgia on the West Coast of Canada. The story starts nearly 3050 million years ago. It has not ended. "...talk about a fascinating overview of how our West Coast came into being. The findings in Fletcher's deeply researched work are nothing short of mind boggling as she weaves us through the gigan... View more info

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The Commissionaires: An organization with a proud history

By: Gardam, John (Editor)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, General Store Pub: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A6972

ISBN: 1896182887

Condition: Very Good


1896182887 345 pages. Nice colour illustrations of medals laid inside front cover. Dab of liquid paper atop title page else clean and unmarked with light wear. Very nice copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Vancouver Soul of a City

By: Geddes, G.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64601769

ISBN: 0888944799

Condition: Fine


0888944799 328 pages including index. Contains a marvelous selection of the best writings about Vancouver by more than seventy authors, residents and visitors alike. Celebrates the people and place of a troubled, soothing, ever-changing city. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Dust jacket shows very light wear with two nicks to base of spine. Lovely giftable copy. View more info

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The Options Course: High Profit & Low Stress Trading Methods (Wiley Trading)

By: George A. Fontanills

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Wiley: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 162A0989

ISBN: 0471249505

Condition: Very Good


0471249505 303 pages. "Acclaimed trading instructor George A. Fontanills offers a complete course in the concepts and methods of successful options trading." - from dust jacket. Occasional high-lighting else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

A Doctor in the West

By: Gibson, Morris

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Collins & Brown: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46409584

Condition: Very Good


223 pages. Small rubber stamp upon title page else unmarked. Very light wear. Continues the story of Doctor Morris and Doctor Janet Gibson so happily begun in 'One Man's Medicine'. Lovely copy. View more info

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The triangular connection: America, Israel, and American Jews

By: Glick, Edward Bernard

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116A9581

ISBN: 0043530087

Condition: Fine


0043530087 174 pages. Notes, Selected Bibliography. Index. "A readable, exciting and provocative book that says what it has to say without rehashing the past, riding the newspaper and television headlines of the present, or being ridiculously unlrealistic about the future." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's detail's inside front board else clean.bright.and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Submarine Dead Ahead! Waging Peace in America's Nuclear Colony

By: Goldberg, Kim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64400197

ISBN: 0889710538

Condition: Very Good


0889710538 159 pages. Examines the US Navy's presence at Nanoose Bay and other British Columbia ports. Faint erasure to top corner of half-title page else unmarked. Light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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The Engine Room Reference Book

By: Granger, Louise Anne

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, M.P.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 839A4499

ISBN: 0968139116

Condition: Very Good


0968139116 Unpaginated. Approximately 3/8 inches thick. Includes: Reference Tables, Symbols, Formulas, Definitions, Certification, Miscellaneous, Annexes. Writing has been whited out on title page else clean and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Thirty years with the KGB: the double life of Hugh Hambleton

By: HEAPS, Leo

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., Methuen: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64301205

ISBN: 0413553000

Condition: Very Good


0413553000 158 pages. In this compelling and fascinating account Leo Heaps reconstructs the double life of the quiet Canadian professor of economics. He follows his career from the early days of his recruitment by the KGB through his ten years working for NATO - when he photographed thousands of highly confidential documents; he shows his subsequent contribution to the Soviet spy network during his travels in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America while working as an economist for the Canadian government and Laval University, Quebec; and he examines the eventual unravelling of the tangled... View more info

Land Use Planning Made Plain

By: Hok Lin Leung

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Kingston, Canada, Ronald P Frye & Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61400648

ISBN: 0919741983

Condition: Very Good


0919741983 237 pages including index. "...very creditable job... correctly identifies the key theories and concerns, and has presented a great body of information in a logical, consistent and well-structured manner." - Allan Hooper, University of Reading, England. Moderate quantity of high-lighting else unmarked. Light to moderate wear. Solid attractive copy. View more info

The American heritage book of fish cookery

By: Houston, Alice Watson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, book trade distribution by Scribner's: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 75609123

ISBN: 0828104018

Condition: Fine


0828104018 224 pages including index and many lovely black and white archival photographs. A celebration of the contemporary abundance of American seafood in all its myriad forms. From the sail-finned Arctic char - once declared the most delicious fish in the world by France's prestigious Cordon Bleu society - to the snook and snappers of the Florida keys. Describes over 100 varieties of fin- and shellfish. Book in excellent condition with gift greetings upon half-title page, else unmarked. Very light wear. Dust jacket shows average wear with several tears. View more info

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Hunting Adventures Worldwide

By: Jack Atcheson

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Jack Atcheson & Sons, Inc. Or: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 411A2055

ISBN: 0912299606

Condition: Very Good


0912299606 256 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. Illustrated endpapers. "Chronicles the richest adventures of a lifetime spent in quest of big game across the world - including Africa, North America and Asia." - from dust jacket. Small ink stamp of prior owner upon title page else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Design for Evolution: Self-Organization and Planning in the Life of Human Systems (The International Library of Systems Theory and Philosophy)

By: Jantsch, Erich

Price: $599.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., George Braziller: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16502199

ISBN: 0807607576

Condition: Very Good


0807607576 322 pages including index and references. "An exploration into the acquisition and use of knowledge for human purposes.... Elaborates on the theme - not novel to our critical age - that rational knowledge cast into the form of internally consistent, logically constructed and closed models of science constitutes a useful, but by no means sufficient, tool for dealing with matters of human design for a human world." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's name atop front endpaper else clean and unmarked with very light wear. Attractive maroon cloth boards with brilliant silver let... View more info

White Gold : The John Clifford Story

By: John A. Stevens; Elliott Kaufmann

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Burnstown, ON, Canada, General Store Publishing House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46409937

ISBN: 0919431720

Condition: Very Good


0919431720 136 pages. Kaufmann's inscription and first name atop title page, else clean and unmarked.. "Postwar Ottawa never fully appreciated John Clifford as he proceeded almost singlehandedly, on a shoestring, to make skiiing a mass family sport - an unwavering vision he still pursues." - Russel S. Smart. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Arian: Story of Money and Banking in Wales

By: Jones, Reg Chambers

Price: $129.95

Publisher: UK, C.Davies (Publishers) Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42902548

ISBN: 0715404474

Condition: Fine


0715404474 170 pages including index. A study of the development and use of money in Wales from its early origins - through the cattle drovers and the first private banks. Discusses counterfeiting, tokens, private notes, the truck system, and more. Black and white illustrations. Bookplate inside front board else clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear to book. Light wear to dust jacket. Lovely copy. View more info