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The Plaza: Kansas City's World-Famous Shopping District

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Harrow Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83201497

ISBN: 0916455041

Condition: Fine


0916455041 137 pages. Here, where prehistoric mastadons once roamed, shoppers stroll in a sophisticated environment that has managed to maintain its warm, hospitable Midwestern personality. Indeed, the whole of Kansas City has taken the Plaza to its heart. Includes many archival black and white photos plus many contemporary colour photographs. Faint wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Metis outpost: Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Marketing by Pencrest Pub: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500671

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Fine


0969216904 340 pages including index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. "It was long the custom to regard local and even regional history as being of relatively little importance. But of late it has been recognized that if the generalizations that properly characterize broader studies are to be valid, they must often be based upon local sources that are frequently the only record of past events, changed conditions and vanished life-styles. The great number of local and regional studies now being published will result eventually in a much better and more perceptive general hist... View more info

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Clare Priory - Seven Centuries of a Suffolk House

By: Barnardiston, K.W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.K., Heffer: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A5594

Condition: Good


80 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Map endpapers. "When a beautiful house has been almost continuously inhabited and its life documented from the thirteenth century to our own, its attraction is strong indeed. The story of the first English priorty of Austin friars was written half a century ago by one of the immensely long sequence of its fortunate occupants." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover. Sound working copy. View more info

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The Library Atlas; Consisting of One Hundred and Ten [110] Maps Modern, Historical, and Classical Geography, &c.; With Descriptive Letterpress

By: Bryce, James; Collier, William F.; Schmitz, Leonhard

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: Glasgow, William Collins, Sons, & Company, Limited: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228H4081

Condition: Fair


214, [110 maps], 142 [index] pages. "The continual extension of commerce into new channels, the rapid growth of the colonial possessions of the British Empire, the recent territorial changes in several kingdoms, both of Europe and Asia, and the many discoveries of late years in various parts of the world, have created a demand for a new treatise in Descriptive and Political Geography." - Preface. "A capital atlas of maps clearly printed in colours, and at the very low price of one guinea. The maps are not only ancient, modern and historical, out of the Northern and Southern Cons... View more info

Through the Years in Douro (Peterborough County - Canada) 1822-1967

By: Centennial Committee of the Township of Douro

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Peterborough, ON, Canada, A.D. Newson Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801347

Condition: Fine


342 pages including index and many black and white photographs. "The years between 1822 and 1967 saw Canadian history in the making, not only in large cities and populated areas, but also in small rural communities such as Douro in Peterborough County. Herein are chronicled facts of historical importance in the area. There are also glimpses into the lives of many who served the township well during the generations. Some of these were very colourful folk indeed. Several of Canada's best known writers were domiciled here. Pioneer days in Upper Canada are recalled from old records, diar... View more info

Branching Out - Devotionals for University Students

By: D.J. Richards

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Abbotsford, BC, Canada, Victory Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 45509985

ISBN: 0968176429

Condition: Fine


0968176429 197 pages. "I hope that this little book is a companion to your Bible. I am convinced that you will indeed "bear much fruit" as you abide in Him and use this fine devotional to draw to Himself." - Sue Rhea, Student Life, Trinity Western University. Unmarked. Virtually zero wear. Super copy. View more info

Prize in the Snow

By: Easterling, Bill

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 41204043

ISBN: 0316224898

Condition: Very Good


0316224898 Unpaginated. "A young boy sets out one winter day to become a great hunter, but when he catches a helpless rabbit, his plans change." - from copyright page. A wonderful story indeed, lovingly illustrated. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper and remainder dot upon bottom edge of text else unmarked. If you look very closely through the archival grade clear Brodart dust jacket cover, you may see some dust jacket tears which have been carefully closed. Nice copy overall. The perfect gift for a hunter to pass down to that special young person. View more info

A Sourcebook on Child Sexual Abuse

By: Finkelhor, David

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Newbury Park, CA, USA, SAGE Publications, Inc: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52207181A

ISBN: 0803927495

Condition: Good


0803927495 276 pages including index. "A mine of information... well-organized and clearly written. For the pediatric psychologist or other clinicians who might need a compilation of research findings for a grant proposal, the book does indeed serve as a sourcebook of accurate and detailed information." - Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Solid unmarked copy moderately worn. View more info

Underground nation: The secret economy and the future of Canada

By: Francis, Diane

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Key Porter Books: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 72509766

ISBN: 1550136127

Condition: Fine


1550136127 215 pages. "...Canada's political leaders have been so out of touch with Canadian reality for so long that a kind of alienation has set in among the people they govern." - from back cover. The most thought-provoking, and indeed, disturbing book yet by Canada's most controversial financial commentator. Attractive glossy covers. Very light wear. Unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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From Farm Boy to Financier

By: Frank A. Vanderlip

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Co., Incorporated: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322H1616

ISBN: B00085HVUY

Condition: Good


B00085HVUY vi, [2], 312 pp. Index. Black and white photographic plates including frontis portrait of Vanderlip who rose from humble beginnings to become head of National City Bank. This work most notable for Chapter XXI entitled 'A Conclave on Jekyl Island' which states: "There was an occasion, near the close of 1910, when I was as secretive, indeed, as furtive as any conspirator... I do not feel it any exaggeration to speak of our secret expedition to Jekyl Island as the occasion of the actual conception of what eventually became the Federal Reserve System." - page 210. Moderate w... View more info

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Coach's Drill Manual

By: Gare, Ernie; Gare, Danny

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia (BC) Amateur Hockey Association (BCAHA): 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216C7333

Condition: Good


46 pages. Dozens of helpful black and white photos and diagrams. "Intended as a valuable aid to coaches at all levels as a reference for practice planning" - from page one. Divided into the following sections: Skating; Stretching; Puck Control; Passing/Receiving/Shooting; Checking; Team Play. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. Your humble bookseller once heard co-author Danny Gare mention that when he was young his co-author father, Ernie, advised him that to make the NHL he would have to be able to shoot, skate... and fight. Danny clearly took this advice t... View more info

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Japanese Music : An Annotated Bibliography (Garland Bibliographies in Ethnomusicology, Vol 2)

By: Gen'ichi Tsuge; Genichi Tsuge

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Garland Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 848H1798

ISBN: 0824089952

Condition: Good


0824089952 161 pages. "Includes publications on Japanese music in Western languages which appeared through 1983. Some writings concerning dance, drama and/or performing arts of ritualistic nature are inevitably included, as certain aspects of Japanese music are indeed inseparable from such areas." - from Preface. Usual library markings. Moderate wear to forest green cloth-covered boards. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase in Want with Increase of Wealth. The Remedy

By: George, Henry [Signed]

Price: $25,000.00

Publisher: New York, Henry George & Co.: 1880

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 169H4360

Condition: Good


Signed and inscribed by Henry George [1839-1897] upon first blank leaf. Publisher's brown blind-ruled cloth, gilt-lettered spine, floral endpapers; 4,xi,[3],512,[2],4,[4]pp. Moderate wear to extremities. Few light red pencil marks to four leaves. Trifles of ink writing atop front free endpaper and second blank leaf. Several thin ink lines on pages 138 and 241. Binding tight. 19 x 13 cm. George, an unknown printer in 1870's San Francisco, witnessed the city's evolution from rough encampment to wealthy metropolis, while at the same time observing the emergence of pauperism. He endeavor... View more info

The Way of Positive Humanism

By: Gerald A. Larue

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Long Beach, CA, U.S.A., Centerline Pr: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45206345

ISBN: 0913111252

Condition: Good


0913111252 103 pages. Occassional markings in black ball point pen in text. Believe it or not, there is no more positive, life affirming philosophy than Humanism! No other system of thought and action provides greater freedom and potential for growth for the individual, for society and, indeed, for the world. Those locked in, baffled, held back by traditional faith systems, find in Humanism a way of life that lifts the spirit, frees the soul, enriches the mind, feeds the highest emotions and links humankind in a fellowship of understanding, caring and love. Author shares his perception ... View more info

Common Coulee Plants of Southern Alberta

By: Kuijt, Job

Price: $59.89

Publisher: Canada, Publisher Not Stated: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 35203621

Condition: Good


124 pages plus index. Line diagrams. "The coulee areas of southern Alberta provide one of the most distinctive natural habitats in the province and, indeed, in Canada. Long ignored by many as sterile and barren waste-lands, undisturbed coulees are places of great and subtle beauty. Yet it has remained very difficult for the naturalist to identify the many colorful and unusual kinds of plants which grace the coulee slopes. This book was written for such people." - from introduction. Bibliography. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding sound. Good working copy. View more info

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The Story of the Kimono

By: Liddell, Jill

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H1502

ISBN: 052524574X

Condition: Fine


052524574X 240 pages. Decorated endpapers. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. "Here is the engrossing story of the Kimono - probably the most beautiful of all national costumes - told with grace and expertise and lavishly illustrated in color with textiles and artworks of extraordinary beauty and interest. Indeed, here is the story of Japan itself." - from dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom edge, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy of this beautiful work. View more info

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OVER THE HILLS TO GEORGIAN BAY: A Pictorial History of the Ottawa, Arnprior and

By: MacKay, Niall.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Boston Mills Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524C8119

ISBN: 0919822401

Condition: Very Good


0919822401 143 pages. References. Black and white archival photos. Map endpapers. Signed by author upon half-title page. "Today, little remains of this almost forgotten railway. The author has hiked its abandoned railbed, and indeed is as familiar with the railway as possible." - from dust jacket, which bears above-average wear and is now preserved in mylar. Light wear to book which remains clean, tight and square. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. An engaging reference. View more info

The Malay Dilemma

By: Mohamad, Mahathir Bin

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Malaysia, Federal Publications: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34501275

Condition: Good


188 pages. "Not all historians will agree with Dr. Mahathir's interpretation of events, historic and recent, in Malaysia and Singapore. This is certain to be a controversial book, and assuredly the author will be called upon to defend many of his statements and claims, indeed even perhaps the accuracy of his historical and biological data. This is not an objective work. Nevertheless, it is published because this is what an educated, modern progressive Malay thinks and believes. This is how a politicaly-inclined Malay understands the past, explains the behaviour of his own people and t... View more info

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Equinox - The Magazine of Canadian Discovery: January/February 1993

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Equinox: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1113

Condition: Good


Features: The Twig Eater - somewhere between the cartoon character and the trophy room rack lies the reality of Alces Alces... researchers and the public alike are saying the moose deserves a little respect; Big Bluestream and a Tallgrass Dream - John Morgan's vision of restoring the 'prairie ocean' is serious business indeed; The Flower Kissers - the magical union between hummingbirds and tropical blossoms; The Chaco Connection - 'there is lots of pasture, but it is bitter grass, inedible... Raising cattle will be difficult, or impossible... If only I could go back to Canada I would never com... View more info

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Trains - The Magazine of Railroading: January, 1957

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Kalmbach: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 821A2381

Condition: Good


Features: Big news for coach passengers; Nice color Fairbanks-Morse ad inside front cover; Railroad News Photos; Half page article on Southern Pacific's 13-mile solid fill across Great Salt Lake; Overshadowed by the Hoosac - illustrated article on other rail tunnels; The Railroad that Parliament Forgot - the Talyllyn in Wales; Super photo section including a shot inside the Paducah, KY steam locomotive shop; Four Aerotrain Photos; Washout - the monthly treatment of a steam locomotive; What Price Sleep? - the domes and diesels, decor and dining of Burlington's latest are de luxe indeed, but the... View more info