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Big and Small - A Book of Opposites

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.K., Hodder: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25608760

ISBN: 0340266473

Condition: Good


0340266473 Undated. Provides the meaning of over 140 opposites words made clear to all young readers through bright colourful pictures full of humourous details. Average wear. Contents unmarked. Two inch tear to outside of back hinge at base of spine, else average wear to yellow laminated boards. View more info

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Big and Small - A Book of Opposites

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Hodder: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 147A6867

ISBN: 0340266473

Condition: Good


0340266473 Unpaginated. "The meaning of over 140 opposites words made clear to all young readers. Bright, colourful pictures full of humorous details." - from back board. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. Binding intact. View more info

Railways, Ships and Aeroplanes Illustrated - Their Construction and Working Fully Described in Words and Pictures

By: Allen, Cecil; Stone, J.V.; Macmillan, Norman

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Odhams Press Limited: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16502765

Condition: Good


320 pages including index. No date. Appears to be circa the World War II era. Loaded with nostalgic black and white illustrations and photographs of state of the art transportation hardware of a few decades back. Many illustrations include very detailed labelling of parts etc., making them highly informative. Decorated endpapers. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. Nice copy in red leatherette boards. A most educational work. View more info

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My First Book of Sign

By: Baker, Pamela J.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: USA, Gallaudet University Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 147A6072

ISBN: 0930323203

Condition: Very Good


0930323203 76 pages. "Pictures of children demonstrate the forming in sign language of 150 basic alphabetically arranged words, accompanied by illustrations of the words themselves. Includes a discussion of fingerspelling and general rules for signing." - from copyright page. Clean and unmarked with light to moderate wear. Binding sound. Nice copy. View more info

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One for a Man, Two For a Horse: A Pictorial History, Grave & Comic, of Patent Medicines

By: Carson, Gerald

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 733A5134

Condition: Fine


128 pages. Bibliography. Index. Recalling in words and pictures the fads, follies and foibles of self-doctoring in grandpa's day. Hundreds of rare, old pictures, posters, photographs, almanaces and advertisements." - from dust jacket. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy Brodart cover. Light wear overall. Gift greetings upon title page. Bookplate upon front free endpaper. Very nice copy. View more info

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Blind Man's Vision: The Story of St. Dunstan's in Words and Pictures

By: Castleton, David

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, St. Dunstan's: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A7843

ISBN: 0902040022

Condition: Fine


0902040022 158 pages. "The story of the men and women of St. Dunstan's and of their remarkable achievements. Profusely illustrated by photographs from St. Dunstan's archives, most of which have never been previously published." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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Victorian entertainment

By: Delgado, Alan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, American Heritage Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73404950

ISBN: 007016245X

Condition: Fine


007016245X 112 pages. Index. Bibliography. Wonderful black and white plates throughout. "Entertainment in Victorian times could be boisterous and fun. It could also be incredibly unentertaining for the well-to-do whose social behaviour was determined by what was and was not 'done'. In words and pictures this book shows the two extremes." - from dust jacket. Printed upon high-quality glossy paper. Book clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Price clipped dust jacket bears light wear and is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy. View more info

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The New York Woman (Magazine), September 30, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 4 - Polly Pettit / Theresa Helburn / Dorothy Arzner

By: England, Elizabeth; Miller, Lois Mattox; Green, Ruzzie; Robb, Inez Callaway; Eberle, Irmengarde; Scott, Miriam Finn; Sharp, Kitty; et al

Price: $349.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Woman, Inc.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2538

Condition: Good


48 pages. This glamorous publication brought New York women the information they needed: news of the choicest fashion, entertainment, current happenings, where to go, what to see, and how much to pay. Features: Nice color cover photo of lady and her moving man; Fantastic promo inside front cover features photo of "strip tease" artist Gypsy Rose Lee and enticing information about the article on her which will appear in the next issue; Franklin Simon & Co. full-page ad for the new short sleeved "Scotch-and-Soda" Dresses; Full-page ad for Schaefer Beer - "now in cans"; L... View more info

The Fall of The Aztecs

By: Glubok, Shirley: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, St. Martin's Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13204633

Condition: Good


114 pages. "Tells this almost unbelievable story through two true eyewitness accounts: from the Aztec side by sixty graphic pictures drawn by artist-scribes who survived the conquest; from the Spanish side by a Conquistador, Bernal Diaz, who fought as a foot soldier through the whole conquest and lived to write it all down in simple words." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Useful working copy. View more info

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The Washlanders: Tales of the Wildfowlers, Shepherds and Eel Catchers of the Nene Washe

By: Gray, Phil

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Terence Dalton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 742A2676

ISBN: 0861380711

Condition: Good


0861380711 184 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with black and white pictures and line drawings. "Many of these stories of shooting and fishing are told in the words of men like George 'Wigger' Hailstone, Bert Weldon and Bill Benstead, who remember going in search of wildfowl on the flooded washes in their gunpunts in days when a good shot from the gun might result in a hamper of plovers or duck going off to Leadenhall Market. Rough fellows they were, but they loved their sport and they loved the washlands." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. ... View more info

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Crystal and Freedom (Dedicated to the Scandinavian Glass Designer Mats Jonasson)

By: Hans Olof Lundmark

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Sweden, Mangen-Produktion: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H1839

ISBN: 9197221236

Condition: Very Good


9197221236 150 pages. Colour photography throughout. Printed upon glossy stock. Text in English. "Not only depicts the artist and engraver Mats Jonasson but also the person behind the well-known reliefs. In words and pictures we can follow his thoughts from his lonely wanderings in barren Grastensmon." - from back board. Clean and unmarked with light wear. An attractive copy. View more info

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Wild Whales: Humpback, Gray & Killer Whales

By: James David Darling

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Summerwild Productions,Canada: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15504447

ISBN: 0969280726

Condition: Fine


0969280726 97 pages. Colour photography throughout. Author's signature and inscription upon illustrated title page. Presents killer, gray and humpback whales in words and pictures. Author is a founding member of the West Coast Whale Research Foundation. Slightest hint of wear. Dust jacket in archival-grade Brodart protector. Beautiful copy. Would make a lovely gift. View more info

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Transit in British Columbia: The First Hundred Years

By: Kelly, Brian; Francis, Daniel

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715A2768

ISBN: 155017021X

Condition: Good


155017021X 150 pages. Index. "Tells the colourful story of the first hundred years of public transit in words and pictures for the general reader... Illustrated with hundreds of photographs, both black and white and colour. Detailed maps show the routes of the streetcars in Victoria and the Lower Mainland... Will appeal to anyone who recalls riding in the old electric streetcars, or who has a general interest in the history of the province." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound reference copy of this interesting work which may make so... View more info

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Video Guide to Inshore Saltwater Fishing - VHS Video Tape in Case

By: Marsh, James; et al

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Bennett Marine: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 411A8400

Condition: Good


VHS video tape in case. "You can't help but expand your fishing knowledge and technique when Marsh and his cohorts put their years of inshore fishing into words and pictures." - from case. Running Time: 50 minutes. Filmed on the Gulf of Mexico. Undated. Circa 1990?. Average wear. Usual library markings. View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, 1 February 1954

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C5427

Condition: Fair


Features: Nice colour ad for the new 1954 Mercury Meteor inside front cover; Nice full-page colour Chrysler ad; My six weeks with the comrades - story and pictures by John Lofft, who went to a 'peace' rally behind the Iron Curtain with a Communist-front group - a bonus-length feature; How Lethbridge licked the drought with 'The Ditch"; Grammar is a waste of time! - by Dr. Rudolf Flesch; Hamilton - the busiest city in Canada - Yousuf Karsh finds Hamilton brimming over with the same kind of energy that won the Grey Cup for its Tiger Cats - includes amazing full-page colour inside the Lifesa... View more info

Reaching Home: Pacific Salmon, Pacific People

By: Natalie Fobes; Tom Jay; Bradford Matsen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Graphic Arts Books: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41302242

ISBN: 0882404652

Condition: Fine


0882404652 143 pages. A saga, in words and images, a richly inspiring book that pays tribute to the fact that this is truly the time of the salmon and its people. Also a deeply personal account, made vivid by more than a decades's worth of pictures from award-winning photographer Natalie Forbes. Winner of the 1995 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award. Price clipped from front flap. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy in beautiful glossy illustrated covers. View more info

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Daylight Reflections, Vol. 1: From Daylight to Starlight

By: Nils Huxtable

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Steamscenes: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533H1825

ISBN: 0969140924

Condition: Good


0969140924 Signed by author, without inscription, upon title page. Stated 1987 first printing/Golden Jubilee Edition. 104 pages. Bibliography. Profusely illustrated with colour photography on glossy stock. Oblong 9.5" x 12". "Traces the rise and decline of the famous streamliners, the restoration of No. 4449 and the high points in her new career as one of America's most celebrated steam locomotives: the American Freedom Train, Sacramento Railfair Excursion, World's Fair Daylight and Gold Coast Flyer - all are remembered in words and pictures." - from dust jacket. Faint b... View more info

Frozen in Time Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition

By: Owen Beattie; John Geiger

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74508472

ISBN: 088833253X

Condition: Very Good


088833253X 180 pages including colour illustrations. From their ice-shrouded graves, three 19th-century seamen reveal the chilling fate of a doomed Arctic expedition. "This is a superb account... the haunting pictures of free British spirits who believed in themselves even unto death are worth all the words." - Machester Evening News. Moderate lean to spine. Very light wear overall. Unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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Frozen in Time Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition

By: Owen Beattie; John Geiger

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 746A5089

ISBN: 088833253X

Condition: Fine


088833253X 180 pages including colour illustrations. From their ice-shrouded graves, three 19th-century seamen reveal the chilling fate of a doomed Arctic expedition. "This is a superb account... the haunting pictures of free British spirits who believed in themselves even unto death are worth all the words." - Machester Evening News. Clean, bright and unmarked but for remainder mark to fore-edge of text. Lightest wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover. Lovely copy. View more info

Russia in Revolution, 1900-30

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73508398

ISBN: 0233970134

Condition: Very Good


0233970134 287 pages. Presents, in words and pictures, a portrait of thirty years of political and artistic upheaval. The illustrations, many never before published, bring the time and the people to life with extraordinary vividness. Conveys the emotions and sufferings of the unsung heroes and victims of the revolution - the narod, the Russion people themselves. Gift greetings upon half-title page, else unmarked. Very light wear to book and its (appropriate) red boards. Some rubbing to attractively illustrated dust jacket. Sound copy. View more info