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Image for Port Stanley: Musings & Memories

Port Stanley: Musings & Memories

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Port Stanley, Ontario, Nan-Sea Publication: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4178

ISBN: B004RM4SH8

Condition: Very Good


B004RM4SH8 A history of this Ontario community on the north shore of Lake Erie. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bound in chocolate brown cloth lettered in gilt. Gift greetings inside front board otherwise book clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Average wear to illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this highly-informative Ontario local history. View more info

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Selected Paintings

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, A & A Gallery Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128H4171

ISBN: 0981019501

Condition: Very Good


0981019501 72 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. Bilingual English/Chinese text. Printed upon glossy stock. Oblong 11.5" x 8.75". "My paintings are personal investigations into the interaction between Eastern and Western culture. They express how I see and feel about my subject; how I interpret it intuitively and spiritually by using a visual language. The scenery of British Columbia is a major subject of my painting. I blend the old and the new to forge a contrast between ink and colour, between the ancient traditions of Chinese painting and the rapidly-changing world... View more info

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Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Kamloops, B.C., Theytus Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H4167

ISBN: 0919441971

Condition: Fair


0919441971 206 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A true testament of the events that took place. It was 'behind closed doors' that the storytellers, as children, experienced mental, spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and trauma." - Dedication. "The bonds the school tried to break have made us stronger. The children, now adults, 'know' and are closer because of it. To those storytellers who shared, we would like you to know that we heard you and we hope that what you have shared will now be a part of our history that will never be repeated." - back cove... View more info

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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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Pioneers Who Blazed the Trail: Local History of High Prairie, Alberta

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: High Prairie, Alberta, Centennial Book Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648H3831

ISBN: B002CZUF0Q

Condition: Good


B002CZUF0Q 320 pages. Index to family stories. Black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Includes many family and personal histories, and more. "There are few living now who can recall travelling the winter freight trails over frozen rivers and lakes or crossing the hundred mile long Great Barrier of muskegs, swamps, bridgeless rivers and creeks between Athabasca Landing and Sawridge, on Lesser Slave Lake, during the summer season to look for locations on which to build homes. In this raw, wild land, winters were too long and too cold; summers with hordes of mosquito... View more info

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Chinese Cloisonne: The Pierre Uldry Collection

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Bamboo Publishing: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 663H3653

ISBN: 1870076125

Condition: Very Good


1870076125 144 pages plus approximately 200 pages of sumptuous color and black and white photos, a glossary of decorative motifs on cloisonne, and a bibliography. "For the connoisseur and collector interested in Chinese cloisonne, a comprehensive pictorial documentation including detailed reproductions of all marks, even doubtful or misleading ones, seemed to us more sensible and useful than any other alternative. For this reason captions were kept as brief a spossible, and detailed discussion and assessment of major and key pieces were relegated to the introductory chapters, for which a... View more info

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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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Military Technique Policy and Strategy in History (Military Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Ministry of National Defence Publishing House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3357

ISBN: B0000E89MM

Condition: Good


B0000E89MM 922 pages. Index. "Deals with the development of war techniques throughout centuries, the Pole's [Poland's] participation in the US War of Independence, and with the questions of Poland's policy and strategy during World War Two." - page 7. Unmarked with moderate wear to pale green cloth-covered boards. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Engineering of Consent A scientific approach to public relations

The Engineering of Consent A scientific approach to public relations

By: N/A

Price: $2,950.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., 1969

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 237H4411

ISBN: B001H9SNWA

Condition: Good


B001H9SNWA ix, [3], 3-246 pages. Index. Third printing of the 1955 first edition. "A well-planned public relations program, says Edward L. Bernays, U.S. Publicist Number 1, is executed in accordance with scientific principles. This book is based on the findings of social scientists, whose dispassionate approach and methods may be likened to those of the engineering professions... A systematic presentation of the principal organizational problems in any public relations undertaking." - dust jacket. Light wear to publisher's navy blue cloth. Tight and square. Prior owner's name and faint ... 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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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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Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (VF1251)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: USA, Warner Bros Publications Inc: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117H2801

ISBN: B002Z04UTU

Condition: Good


B002Z04UTU 68 pages of songs from the first Sesame Street movie ever. Includes lyrics, piano sheet music and guitar chords for these songs: The Grouch Anthem; Big Bird's Goodbye - The Runaway; Ain't No Road Too Long; Big Bird On the Farm / One Little Star; Easy Goin' Day; Don't Drop Inn / Workin' On My Attitude (Oscar's Theme); Upside Down World; I'm So Blue; The Chase / Sesame Street Theme; All Together Now. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality vintage copy of this wonderful compilation. View more info

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Khmer ceramics, 9th-14th century

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Singapore, Southeast Asian Ceramic Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2532

ISBN: 9971830019

Condition: Good


9971830019 140 pages. Selected bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with colour photos. "A collection of 120 pieces illustrates the ceramic art of the ancient Khmer Empire. The informative text discusses finds at Angkor, Chinese and Indian inflluences, the mysteries of Ban Kruat and the ritual and utilitarian uses." - dust jacket. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Khmer Ceramics 9th - 14th Century, held in conjunction with the National Museum, Singapore in March 1981. Minimal markings.. White chalky soiling to boards which otherwise show m... View more info

Image for Victorian Style. An Alphabetical Compendium of Design, Crafts, Ideas and More.

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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Canadian Holmes: The First Twenty-Five Years

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Calabash Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 561H2105

ISBN: 1899562273

Condition: Fine


1899562273 304 pages. "Discover the world of the Bootmakers of Toronto - the entertainment and diversity of the articles which its members have penned over the years - and wish them well in their second twenty-five years of keeping green the memory of both Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Enjoy!" - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Sheet Music Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell 207

Sheet Music Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell 207

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 117H1749

ISBN: B007KL6PCO

Condition: Good


B007KL6PCO 8 pages. Reprint of the 1967 first edition. Also includes C chord organ sheet music. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this timeless Joni Mitchell classic. View more info

Image for Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 431A7649

ISBN: B0037UC2E2

Condition: Very Good


B0037UC2E2 xx, [2], 768 pages. "This work is significant not only as a record of accomplishment in exploration, but in providing insight into Franklin's abilities as a leader which were to be of even greater significance in his final expedition years later." - from dust jacket. Includes appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history. 11 colour plates. 19 black and white plates. Three maps stored in pocket inside back board. Prior owner's handwritten name and date upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Book very handsome in bright red cloth with brilliant g... View more info

Image for Time August 19 1974 President Gerald Ford on Cover, Exit Richard Nixon, Watergate Wrapup, The Unmaking of The President, Lots of Nixon Stories, International Reaction

Time August 19 1974 President Gerald Ford on Cover, Exit Richard Nixon, Watergate Wrapup, The Unmaking of The President, Lots of Nixon Stories, International Reaction

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Time-Life: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1699

ISBN: B0032IVWKO

Condition: Good


B0032IVWKO 88 pages. Features: Gerald Ford takes over from Richard Nixon; "Wallace and Sylvia Fingler - 264-acre timber barons"; The Unmaking of the President; Transcript of damning tape; Color photos of Gerald Ford and family; Biography of Gerald Ford; Ford's Transition team; The Nixon Family - facing the ordeal; Volvo 164 ad; The Legal Aftermath of Nixon's departure; A review of Richard Nixon's life - major article with many colour photos of Nixon with world leaders; Pat Nixon - steel and sorrow; Watergate retrospective - the decline and fall; The people take it in stride; Where Ame... View more info

Image for Dwell Magazine December / January 2007: All Together Now, building homes that build community. Green Dreams. Home Office 101

Dwell Magazine December / January 2007: All Together Now, building homes that build community. Green Dreams. Home Office 101

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531H1617

ISBN: B006TZG9VY

Condition: Very Good


B006TZG9VY 256 pages. Features: Yasuyo Moriyama's Tokyo residence; Jan and Luit Bieringa's warehouse home in Wellington, New Zealand; Perpetual Motion (part 4); Randy Rapaport and his building in Portland's Belmont district; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong 1946

By: N/A

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hongkong Conservation Photography Foundation: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 541H1447

ISBN: B00PE3B7JG

Condition: Fine


B00PE3B7JG 142 pages. Text in English and Chinese. An abridged edition of "Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong, Photographs & Impressions 1946-47" published by Hong Kong University Press. "In September 1946, when Hedda Morrison reached Hong Kong, it remained little changed from decades earlier. Acclaimed for her images of China taken in the 1930s and 1940s, she delighted in recording the patterns of everyday life. Now, captivated by Hong Kong and its people, she embraced the colony's diversity. For six months, cameras in hand, she roamed its districts, streets, coasts and valleys. Th... View more info