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Image for Avro Arrow: CF-105... A Short History - 32 Minute VHS Video Tape Complete with Case

Avro Arrow: CF-105... A Short History - 32 Minute VHS Video Tape Complete with Case

By: Author Unknown

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, AV: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233A4609

Condition: Very Good


VHS video tape with case. "It was a plane 20 years ahead of its time, scrapped by a government that was out of touch with the times. Now the Arrow once again takes to the air. Compiled from rare film footage shot by Avro Aircraft this is a tribute to a great plane and to everyone who worked on her. See the Arrow from design through to its many test flights. Rare scenes include: design work, wind tunnel tests, test model flights, aircraft assembly, enging testing, taxi trials, the Arrow's first flight, beautiful shots of five Arrows that were completed, and in the end, the Arrow's fina... View more info

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The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology during the Second World War

By: Avery, Donald H.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3355

ISBN: 0802059961

Condition: Very Good


0802059961 406 pages. Extensive footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Explains how and why Canada was able to play in the big leagues of military technology, particularly in the development of radar, RDX explosives, proximity fuses, chemical and biological warfare, and the atomic bomb with the outbreak of WWII." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Sticker remnant on back panel of dust jacket which otherwise shows light wear and is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Devil to Pay: The Mutiny of the Connaught Rangers, India, July, 1920

The Devil to Pay: The Mutiny of the Connaught Rangers, India, July, 1920

By: Babington, Anthony

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 425H3585

ISBN: 0850523273

Condition: Very Good


0850523273 ix, 208 pages. Footnotes. Index. "A compelling yet tragic tale which, sadly, reflects little credit upon any of the participants." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Air Spy - The Story of Photo Intelligence in World War II

By: Babington-Smith, Constance

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847C8186

Condition: Good


266 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "The Exciting Behind-The-Scenes Story of the Role of Photo Intelligence in the Winning of World War II" - from dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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Spinning Wheels Spinners & Spinning

By: Baines, Patricia

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 626C8644

ISBN: 0684153076

Condition: Fair


0684153076 252 pages. Index. List of sources. "The discovery of spinning, an event now lost in the shroud of early history, was a vital stage in the development of civilization. As the spinning wheel evolved, so did progress in making textiles. It is the story of this progress which is told in this book, a complete and delightfully readable account of the history of the spinning wheel and spinning techniques... Fully illustrated with many rare photographs, this is the definitive book on spinning wheels, spinners, and spinning." - from dust jacket. Former library copy with usual m... View more info

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Sixty (60) Years on the Klondike

By: Baird, Andrew

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Gordon Black Publications Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463G2994

Condition: Good


111 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. A series of articles by Andrew Baird which appeared in Western Miner magazine and are now compiled into book form. Baird left his native Australia and spent sixty years in the Klondike. He acquired fifteen claims on Sulphur Creek and for ten years carried on an individual placer mining operation - so he knows of what he writes. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Classic Canadian Cooking: Menus for the Seasons

Classic Canadian Cooking: Menus for the Seasons

By: Baird, Elizabeth

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Lorimer: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 757H2838

ISBN: 088862073X

Condition: Good


088862073X 200 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Baird spent three years exploring the heritage of Canadian cooking, delving into old cookbooks and collecting recipes treasured and handed down by families of fine cooks. The results should surprise and delight people who think that Canadian cooking means nothing more than roast beef and overcooked vegetables." - dust jacket. Small hand-written date atop front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Winnipeg's electric transit: The story of Winnipeg's streetcars and trolley busses

By: Baker, John E

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Railfare Enterprises: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0194

ISBN: 0919130313

Condition: Good


0919130313 192 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of over 300 archival black and white photos. "Traces this history of electric transportation in Winnipeg from the predecessor horsecar system to the final run of the streetcar in 1955 and the trolley coach in 1970... Will be invaluable to the urban historian and the electric railway enthusiast... Shows how Winnipeg and its transportation system developed together, each influencing the other." - from dust jacket. Includes maps and images of tickets and transfers plus an all-time roster of cars and trolley coaches. The au... View more info

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The illustrated history of Newfoundland Light & Power

By: Baker, Melvin

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Creative Publisher: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A7092

ISBN: 0920021778

Condition: Very Good


0920021778 348 pages. "This is a book about the evolution and development of the Newfoundland Light & Power Co. Limited, born of an amalgamation of small utilities less than a quarter century ago... Tells the story of these companies from their first glimmerings to the present day Newfoundland Light & Power Co. and examines some of the contributions the present company has made to the social and economic advancement of Newfoundland." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Decorated endpapers. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy archival-grade Brodart c... View more info

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Rim flying Canyonlands

By: Baker, Pearl Biddlecome

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, A-to-Z Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H3750

ISBN: B00073B27K

Condition: Good


B00073B27K Signed and generically inscribed by Baker upon title page. Signed and inscribed by Jim [Hurst] upon verso of dedication page beneath his photo. 143 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A story of pioneering. Jim Hurst was one of the first pilots to invade the canyonlands of southeastern Utah." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Minor moisture exposure to top edge near back. Binding sound. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 23, 1977 - When Fat Was in Fashion

The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 23, 1977 - When Fat Was in Fashion

By: Baker, Russell; Ferris, Timothy; Sagan, Carl; Rubin, Stephen E.; Le Carre, John; Hollander, Anne; Browne, Malcolm W.; Penney, Goldberger, Paul; Alexandra; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3941

Condition: Good


128 pages. Features: Gorgeous one-page color-photo Chanel ad featuring Catherine Deneuve; Two-page Vantage cigarette ad features Dave Ness of Seattle; Ending an End to Cosmic Loneliness - Goldstone Tracking Center radiotelescope seeks out intelligent life; Behind the Lazar Berman Legend; In England Now, by John le Carre; When Fat was in Fashion - abundant flesh was a thing of beauty to artist Peter Paul Rubens, who was born 400 years ago; To be Young, Black and Out of Work - depressing photos and stats on the 'Clockwork Orange' epidemic in the ghettos of America's cities; Great two-page colo... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, May 22, 1977 -  Spies Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce

The New York Times Magazine, May 22, 1977 - Spies Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce

By: Baker, Russell; Molinoff, Daniel D.; Lindsey, Robert; Glueck, Grace; Chace, James; Rothchild, John; Wood, Peter; Skurka, Norma; Lelyveld, Joseph; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3946

Condition: Good


112 pages. Features: Imperial Dentistry; Life with Father - More and more divorced men are demanding the right to custody of their children - with photo of Dr. Joseph S. Bell and his children Gerald and Jennifer; Nice Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II ad; To Be Young, Rich - And a Spy - Andrew Doulton Lee and John Christopher Boyce passed secret U.S. defense documents to the Russians through the Soviet embassy in Mexico City; Spoleto U.S.A. - Gian Carlo Menotti has made the Italian summer festival a byword for artistic excellence for twenty years, and now he's taking it to Charleston; Color BMW a... View more info

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Hinsdale

By: Bakken, Timothy H.

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Hinsdale, Il, Hinsdale Doings: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116C5304

Condition: Very Good


302 pages. Archival black and white photos. Bit of underlining on last page else book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Living Soil - Evidence of the Importance to Human Health of Soil Vitality, with Special Reference to National Planning

The Living Soil - Evidence of the Importance to Human Health of Soil Vitality, with Special Reference to National Planning

By: Balfour, E.B.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, The Devin-Adair Company: 1948

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 631H4280

Condition: Good


270 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. First U.S. edition. "Since its first [British] printing in 1943 this work is now established as a scientific classic in soil biology and fertility relationships. Completely revised and up-to-date. A fascinating read and foundation stone for an agricultural library, a book needed by every gardener and farmer." - dust jacket. Moderate quantity of ball pen markings to contents and inside back board. Moderate foxing to edges and endpapers. Average wear to publisher's chestnut cloth. Binding intact. Moderate we... View more info

Image for Ferranti-Packard: Pioneers in Canadian Electrical Manufacturing

Ferranti-Packard: Pioneers in Canadian Electrical Manufacturing

By: Ball, Norman R.; Vardalas, John N.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., McGill-Queen's University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A7841

ISBN: 0773509836

Condition: Very Good


0773509836 336 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "The strength of the book lies in the sophisticated technological orientation of the authors... a coherent narrative explains clearly to the lay reader the intricacies of the technologies discussed." - Graham Taylor, Dalhousie University. Book and dust jacket clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization

By: Bamford, James

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Penguin Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64304576

ISBN: 0140067485

Condition: Good


0140067485 655 pages including notes and index. "Until now, no one has published a comprehensive and detailed report on the agency... Mr. Bamford has emerged with everything except the combination to the director's safe." - New York Times Book Review. Some yellowing. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

Image for The Rule of the Admirals: Law, Custom, and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832 (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History)

The Rule of the Admirals: Law, Custom, and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832 (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History)

By: Bannister, Jerry

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 332H1510

ISBN: 0802088430

Condition: Fine


0802088430 423 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. "Examines governance in Newfoundland from the rule of the fishing admirals in 1699 to the establishment of representative government in 1832. Offers the first in-depth account of the rise and fall of the system of naval government that dominated the island for more than a century." - from half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

Language and Information - Selected Essays on Their Theory and Application

By: Bar-Hillel, Yehoshua

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16503576

Condition: Very Good


388 pages including index. A collection of essays, most now out-of-print, written by the author in the preceeding 15 years. Of interest to those interested in machine translation and information retrieval - especially the more technical and applied aspects. Text divided into the following five sections: Theoretical aspects of language; algebraic linguistics; machine translation; semantic information; mechanization of information retrieval. Grey cloth-covered boards feature brilliant gilt lettering upon spine. Book clean and unmarked with very light wear. Some soiling to top edge. Minor ... View more info

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A Journey with E.J. Hughes: One Collector's Odyssey

By: Barbeau, Jacques

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas and McIntyre: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 546H0645

ISBN: 1553651537

Condition: Fine


1553651537 Signed upon title page by author. 180 pages. Index. References. Biographical overview. List of works. Colour illustrated endpapers. "E.J. Hughes is famous for his unforgettably rich and accomplished landscapes, primarily depicting the British Columbia coast. His works now command the highest auction prices ever paid for a living Canadian artist, confirmation of his emergence as a major figure on the international art scene... The passionate collector has always been central to the emergence of important artists. In this extraordinarily personal account, the world of a c... View more info

Image for A Journey with E.J. Hughes: One Collector's Odyssey

A Journey with E.J. Hughes: One Collector's Odyssey

By: Barbeau, Jacques

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas and McIntyre: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 547C8609

ISBN: 1553651537

Condition: Very Good


1553651537 180 pages. Index. References. Biographical overview. List of works. Colour illustrated endpapers. "E.J. Hughes is famous for his unforgettably rich and accomplished landscapes, primarily depicting the British Columbia coast. His works now command the highest auction prices ever paid for a living Canadian artist, confirmation of his emergence as a major figure on the international art scene... The passionate collector has always been central to the emergence of important artists. In this extraordinarily personal account, the world of a collector comes alive. Here are 76 ... View more info