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Image for Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands

Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Punahou School, Honolulu: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 864H4169

ISBN: B000BAWNO0

Condition: Very Good


B000BAWNO0 208 pages. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. Printed upon glossy stock. "This book, published on the 150th anniversary of the school's founding, attempts a frank and far-ranging examination of Punahou's record and of the challenges and opportunities that lie in its path. More than one hundred archival photographs and documents enliven its pages, many of them published here for the first time. These images revivify the school's passt as only pictures can, capturing scenes as long ago as the 1860s." - dust jacket. Book clean an... View more info

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KANSAS: Point of Know (no) Return

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Warner Brothers Pub: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 563H3951

ISBN: B0745W24CN

Condition: Fair


B0745W24CN 59 pages. Five pages of nice colour photos of the band and members. Includes piano sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for these songs: Point of No Return; Paradox; The Spider; Portrait (He Knew); Closet Chronicles; Dust in the Wind; Sparks of the Tempest; Lightning's Hand; Nobody's Home; Hopelessly Human. Above-average wear. Sticker removal marks on illustrated front cover. Binding weak - first three pages partially loose. Why is this copy so worn? Because these songs are so awesome to play! Who can forget the first time they heard Dust in the Wind? Despite its deficienc... View more info

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Columns, cornices, & coal: The heritage resources of Nanaimo

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, The Commission: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754H3775

ISBN: 0968358306

Condition: Good


0968358306 "For the first time, Nanaimo's historic treasures are documented in a single, comprehensive survey." - page 7. 90 pages. Index by street address. Glossary of architectural terms. Biographical sketches of architects. Black and white reproductions of photos accompany text describing noteworthy structures from downtown/old city, Harewood, Newcastle, Northend, Southend, and Chase River. Some structures documented here have already been torn down. Valuable documentation of Nanaimo's architectural heritage. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Glenn Gould reader

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232H2944

ISBN: 0886190800

Condition: Good


0886190800 473 pages. "Here, for the first time, nearly everything Gould wrote or spoke for publication - from the liner notes for his first 'Goldberg' Variations recording in 1956 to a poignant and revealing interview with Tim Page shortly before his death - has been gathered together. And, perhaps for the first time as well, we can begin to comprehend fully the scope of the intellect behind the musical artistry." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A qu... View more info

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The Mapmakers' Legacy

By: N/A

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Publishing (CN): 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228H2010

ISBN: 1551096072

Condition: Very Good


1551096072 152 pages. Bibliography. Index. Wonderfully illustrated, often in colour. Printed upon glossy stock. Handsomely produced. "Plot's Nova Scotia's growth through the careful examination and analysis of maps from the nineteenth century. An exciting time in Nova Scotia's history, this period saw the first serious attempts to gain knowledge of the entire province, its resources and its inhabitants. Traces developments in our province that today are taken for granted." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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RABBI SCHNEUR ZALMAN'S PHILOSOPHY OF CHABAD: VOL. II.

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Kehot Publication Society: 1973

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 566H0565

ISBN: B003JOHKTI

Condition: Fair


B003JOHKTI 255 pages. Index. List of selected readings from Likutei Amarim (Tanya). "Presents, for the first time in English, a general, though necessarily concise, outline of Rabbi Schneur Zalman's philosophical system, known as Chabad. This is the second part of a trilogy on the founder of Chabad, the first being a comprehensive biography of the Rabbi." - from dust jacket. Contents include: The Human Personality; The Cosmic Entity; Ends and Means; and The Fulfillment. Somewhat above-average but not excessive wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archiva... View more info

Life and Death Matters: Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A., AltaMira Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24201807

ISBN: 0761991859

Condition: Very Good


0761991859 351 pages. A collection of stories, events, and experiences that provide a sense of what life is like for those who confront environmental crises of our time. Topics discussed: Local responses to economic development (cases from Indonesia and china); Conservation and conflict (cases from Africa); Gold mining in the Amazon and Wisconsin; Food, conflict, and justice (cases from the US and Honduras; and more. First half of book is high-lighted in yellow. Second half has blue pen underlining. Moderate wear. Glossy illustrated covers. Solid working copy. View more info

101 Dalmatians (Play a Sound Books))

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Phoenix Intl Pubns Inc: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25802690

ISBN: 0785319735

Condition: Good


0785319735 Pongo, Perdy, and all your favorite Dalmatian puppies interact as you've never seen them before! On every page of this one-of-a-kind counting book, you'll find lots of fun things to count. Press the number keys and a friendly voice counts along with you as you count bubbling goldfish, bouncing balls, sparkling snowflakes, and lots more... all the way up to 101 Dalmations. All sound effects working loud and clear at time of listing but we cannot guarantee the batteries will be working when you purchase. Please check with us first if you have any concerns. Book unmarked with mode... View more info

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Palette and the Flame: Posters of the Spanish Civil War

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Intl Pub: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 635A4489

ISBN: 0717804968

Condition: Fair


0717804968 162 pages. Index of artists. After years of neglect "... The posters reemerge for the first time in full glory. One Hundred and forty are reproduced here (in glossy colour) - a truly representative collection. This volume is not only a work of documentation, of commemoration, of love and devotion to the epic battle of the republic, it is an art book as well. The often total coherence of the form, content and 'impact' of the communication makes the posters something that goes beyond the purely documentary, datum, on the level of historical and political evidence, and places ... View more info

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Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Washington Pr: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 731C6125

ISBN: 029598080X

Condition: Very Good


029598080X 250 pages. Bibliography. Chronology. Black and white illustrations. Photographic colour plates. "...Collects, for the first time, the most important of (Bill Reid's) widely scattered writings: seminal statements on the art of the Northwest Coast, on the role of the native artist in a multicultural world, and on the quintessential role of both the artist and the environment in the survival of human culture... In this book are thirty pieces of Reid's writing, spanning forty years of active life." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked, with light wear. Dust jacket now p... View more info

Image for A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C7715

ISBN: 1550171976

Condition: Very Good


1550171976 239 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Documents the Okanagan's transformation from a rough-and-tumble region on Canada's western frontier, into a major agricultural district and one of the fastest-growing areas in the province. The heart of this book is a selection of articles, essays, letters, diaries, memoirs and observations that first appeared in Okanagan History... Interesting, accurate and accessible, with lots of archival photographs, this work is a must-read for Okanagan locals, first-time visitors and BC history buffs alike." - from dust jacket. Few libr... View more info

Missing Pieces: An Alternative Guide to Canadian Post-Secondary Education

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Ctr for Policy: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407024

ISBN: 0886272084

Condition: Very Good


0886272084 202 pages. Family income, income equality, wages, employment, unemployment, work time, working conditions, poverty, social programs, taxes, and more. "A Careful documentation of two decades of bad policy and poor economic performance. Required reading for all policy commentators." - Mike McCracken, Chair-Infometrica. Staple puncture to front cover and first three leaves. Minimal wear. View more info

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Almost A Life Sentence - An Autobiography

By: N/A

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Canada, MLH Productions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501110

ISBN: 0969136218

Condition: Good


0969136218 329 pages. "I suppose there is really never any justification for yet another autobiography, particularly when the writer would be among the first to acknowledge his inability to commit himself adequately to paper or, so obviously, lacks the talent of setting down even in something like chronological order the relatively uneventful happenings of a life-time spent in the humdrum business of banking." - from author's preface. Includes black and white photographs. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Minor lean to spine. Solid copy. View more info

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Lardeau-Duncan Memories - Association Copy

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A7669

ISBN: 0968354009

Condition: Fine


0968354009 182 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white illustrations. Inside front cover is the interesting handwritten pertinent biographical information of Margaret Barwis (nee Matthews), who states she was "the first public health nurse to work in the Landeau Valley - from Kaslo to Nelson." In this book I have endeavoured to relate the memories and adventures of living and growing up in the Lardeau-Duncan Valleys from the day I was born (in 1914) until the present time." - from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Very nice copy. View more info

Two Major Depressions in One Life Time

By: (Ad hoc) Winnipeg Committee of Unemployed Youth and Veterans of the Great Depression

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, (Ad hoc) Winnipeg Committee of Unemployed Youth and Veterans of the Great Depression: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83700782

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. Circa 1982-83. Perhaps the first book to be written by workers on the question of Canada's entering the second depression. Their dismay at finding another generation of young families faced with the same prospects of unemployment, has prompted them to compile an outline of world and national development leading to recurring crises in private enterprise systems. The authors have used a historical materialist approach in attempting to make the history and background of depressions understandable to the average working class reader. Gift greetings inside front cover else clean and ... View more info

Image for WAR: The Trouble with Italians, No. 35, January (Jan) 9th 1943 - The Trouble with Italians

WAR: The Trouble with Italians, No. 35, January (Jan) 9th 1943 - The Trouble with Italians

By: (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs; Bennett, Lieut. Richard; De Polnay, Pte. Peter

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, (British) Army Bureau of Current Affairs / Government of Canada: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 665H0382

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 January, 1943. Contents: The Trouble with Italians - summary and estimate of the Italian Army with map showing where Italian troops were as of June 1940, and another map showing same as of January 1943; The First Time They Saw Paris - Peter de Polnay of the Pioneer Corps relates his experiences of witnessing German troops enter Paris; Denta... View more info

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Clues to Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

By: Ackerman, A. Bernard, M.D.; Guo, Ying; Vitale, Patricia Ann

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Amer Society of Clinical: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 525C7987

ISBN: 0891893393

Condition: Fair


0891893393 423 pages. Index. Glossary. Printed upon glossy stock. "The clues in this volume are organized accoring to where in the skin they are positioned, the first being in the cornified layer and the last one in the subcutaneous fat. Each of the 100 chapters consists of four pages. On the first page appears a single photomicrograph that depicts a clue, but provides no further aid to identification of it. On the second page, the same photomicrograph that was used to picture the clue on page 1 is shown again but this time as one among a sequence of three photomicrographs taken at ... View more info

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In the context of its time: A history of Woodlands

By: Adolph, Val

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Govt. of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Services: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H0242

ISBN: 0772629137

Condition: Good


0772629137 150 pages. Index. Glossary of Abbreviations. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. "Covers the history of British Columbia's care for people with mental illnesses and mental handicaps throughout the years, starting with the first white settlers in Victoria." - from back cover. Prior owner's stamp atop title page. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Jacob A. Riis: Photographer & Citizen

By: Alexander Alland Sr.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Aperture: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 733A2409

ISBN: 0912334665

Condition: Fair


0912334665 220 pages. Riis "took pictures to document and expose the everyday misery of the despairing and often unseen poor." - from Introduction. "The remarkable journalist and reformer Jacob Riis was the forerunner in America's great tradition of documentary photography. This book brings together for the first time a full selection of Riis's photographs and a detailed account of his extraordinary years with a camera... To Riis, an immigrant struggling to expose human misery in the slums of New York nearly a century ago, such other possibilities as art and self-expression were... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, May 20, 1961 - The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler / Aksel Schiotz / African Diary

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, May 20, 1961 - The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler / Aksel Schiotz / African Diary

By: Allen, Ralph; Mair, Shirley; Richler, Mordecai; Krantz, Judith; gardner, Ray; Stollery, Peter; Heine, William C.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4719

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Colour black label beer inside front cover; Very nice one-page colour-photo ad for the 1961 Buick Electra 225 Convertible (black) at the Thornwood train station; Nice one-page colour-photo Pepsi ad shows couple with baseball and bat; First part of series by Ralph Allen features Sir Sam Hughes, who through together a citizens' army in months during WWI - with photos; Enter the Platypus - on Aching Feet - new 'Platypus Point' shoes will reduce the amount of deformation caused to women's feet by needle-point shoes; The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler - the story of his fas... View more info