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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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By: Canada

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, [The Commission]: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722G4582

ISBN: 0660121727

Condition: Good

0660121727 966 pages. Bibliography. Lists of Documents, Primary and Secondary Sources. List of cases cited. "Includes 822 opinions on individual cases." - from page iv. "Between 1971 and 1986, public statements by outside interveners concerning alleged war criminals residing in Canada have spread increasingly large and grossly exaggerated figures as to their estimated number. Even leaving aside the figure of 6,000 ventured in 1986 by Mr. Simon Wiesenthal, and before a detailed examination of each of the cases appearing on the Commission's Master List, this list already shows... View more info

Diamond's prosperity guide: A passport to wealth for Canadians

By: Diamond, Ruby

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23509723

ISBN: 077376075X

Condition: Very Good

077376075X 222 pages including index. Shows that there are many ways to build wealth, no matter what the challenges. Shows how owning a business, whether by becoming an entrepreneur or by investing in the stock market - is far superior to loaning money - through GICs, bonds, and T-bills, for instance - as a means of achieving prosperity. Unmarked. Very light wear. View more info

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Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History

By: Friedman, Milton

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 169H4109

ISBN: 0151620423

Condition: Very Good

0151620423 Signed, without inscription, by Milton Friedman upon half-title. 274 pages. References. "Discusses the creation of value: from stones to feathers to gold. Outlines the central role of monetary theory and shows how it can act to ignite or deepen inflation, as one instance. Explains, in layman's English, what the present monetary system in the United States - a system without historical precedent - means for your paycheck and savings book as well as for the global economy." - dust jacket. Milton Friedman [1912-2006] won the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences in 1976. Cl... View more info

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Canada's Day of Glory

By: McKenzie, F.A.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1835

Condition: Good

342 pages. "This story of Canadian victories in the great struggle, with an entertaining analysis of what lay behind them, makes up a book which will not only be immediately interesting, but will also be a strong feature in your library in years to come. Look, for instance, at the story of our boys' capture of Vimy Ridge, and think with what avidity your children will read this ten years from now." - from dust jacket. Book unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. Unmarked. Dust jacket bears several peripheral tears and is missing several chips but is handsome in new archival-g... View more info

Foreign Investment in American Telecommunications

By: Sidak, J. Gregory

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 55209869

ISBN: 0226756262

Condition: Fine

0226756262 443 pages including index. Shows that investment restrictions, for instance, the limitation that foreign firms may own no more than 25 percent of an American telecommunications firm that is a licensee of the radio spectrum - no longer serve their national security purpose (if they ever did). Instead, they deny American consumers the benefits of lower prices and more robust innovation that would follow from the full participation of the world's largest telecommunications firms in the U.S. market. Minimal wear. Unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

On war: Men, war, and women

By: Sowerby, Eileen

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Canada, Wantok: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23305610

ISBN: 096818460X

Condition: Good

096818460X 129 pages including bibliography. Seeks to provide a way out of the maze of the problem of war; a step-by-step suggestion to think and question why we do certain things. "We need to not only stand back and look at the larger, abstract picture (for instance, what and whose needs are being met by war) but also to get in close and look at the concrete picture - what are people dying for? Is there an alternative? If there is why aren't we using it? The only attitude that is needed before reading ths book is to ask yourself if you want to put an end to war." - from the Intr... View more info