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The Minic Book

By: Bartok, Peter

Price: $189.95

Publisher: U.K., New Cavendish Books: 1987

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 13604678

ISBN: 0904568490

Condition: Fine


0904568490 160 pages. Index. "Minic toys were introduced in 1935. They have become one of the most sought after series in the range of toys produced by Tri-ang - the illustrious British toy company, formed by the Lines Bros' in 1919. This is the story of these highly collectable toys, fabulously illustrated with over 150 colour photographs, many of them evoking the style and particular Englishness of the 1930's." - from dust jacket. Decorated endpapers. Rubber stamp upon half-title page else clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket handsome in new archival-grad... View more info

The Coming of Mammals: A New World (Information books)

By: Berger, Melvin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Child's Play (International) Ltd: 1986

Edition: UK Edition

Seller ID: 25306970

ISBN: 0859532186

Condition: Good


0859532186 Shows some of the largest and most unusual mammals of the past, all of them now extinct. Carefully reserached, with full colour, three-dimensional illustrations and an informative, easy-to-read text. Contains 8 pop-ups. First is not working and may be missing a piece or more. Seventh has been temporarily taped in place. The working pop-ups are very unique, especially the view down the throat of a fierce and snarling Smilodon. A very entertaining volume. View more info

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The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, July 1951 - The "Killer" Wolves of British Columbia

By: Bride, W. W.; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Raddatz, Noel, A.; Galivan; Smith, Robert; Navigator; Barker, R. De La B.; Tench, C.V.; Charles, Bernard; Rogers, Lieut.-Commander, K. Farquhar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Wide World: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2544

Condition: Good


xxiv, 193-254 pages. Features: Cover illustration in the Hoggar Mountains, Sahara Desert; Norfleet's Quest (part 1 of 2) - the adventures of a Texas cattleman who tracked down the swindler gang which conned him; The Broken Pick - a prospector's account of an eventful search for a lost Australian gold mine; The Ambush-a gripping story from the vast cattle country of the South American interior; Photo of man standing on one of the devil's marbles in Australia; "People of The Veil" - a most interesting photo illustrated account of a visit to the Tuaregs, the strange masked nomads of the ... View more info

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Pioneer Days at Cecil Lake (British Columbia)

By: Byrnes, Slim

Price: $249.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 415C8527

Condition: Good


64 pages. Undated. Circa 1955. "This story is written about the people of Cecil Lake as I knew them; as I met them on the old trails, worked with them; and grew up with them in this new country... Author came to Cecil Lake from Saskatchewan in 1928 when he was seventeen. He spent eight years on the Nelson Trail between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson, two of them with Henry McLeod, who contracted for the Hudson's Bay Co. He has spent most of the summers ho-boing around on horseback all the way from the foothills of the Upper Halfway, down over the old Dunvegan Trail to Fairview, and on ... View more info

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Dogwood Fleet : The Story of the British Columbia Ferry Authority from 1958

By: CADIEUX, H.L. And GRIFFITHS, Garth.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Cadieux & Giffiths: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754H2603

ISBN: B0000EEN5Z

Condition: Fair


B0000EEN5Z 118 pages. Index. Numerous reproductions of black and white photographs. Printed upon glossy stock. The story of the troubled birth and phenomenal growth of the British Columbia Ferry Authority, now operating as B.C. Ferries. Prior owner's stamp inside front and back covers, otherwise unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound reference copy of this informative work. View more info

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Muskoka Boathouses

By: Carroll, Jacqueline

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Mills Press Boston: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G1980

ISBN: 1550460420

Condition: Very Good


1550460420 91 pages. "Carroll has captured forty of Muskoka's most beautiful and interesting boathouses in original pastel drawings, with an intimate written portrait and history accompanying each fine work of art. Learn the inside stories behind your favourite boathouses and enjoy them all year round in this treasure chest of Muskoka memories." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, September (Sept.) 18, 1926 - Socialism Through the Eyes of the Churchman

By: Collins, Joseph; Kennedy, G.A. Studdert (Woodbine Willie); Masson, Thomas L.; Chase, Frank M.; Beckman, James W.; Sanders, Henry A.; Barton, William E.; Dunn, Harry H.; Shore, W.Teignmouth

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4922

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Tour of Distant Lands via Camera; The Cause of Nervous Breakdown; Socialism through the Eyes of the Churchman; What Books are Worthwhile - and Why?; The Scientist is the Most Effectual Agent for Democracy, Says Edwin E. Slosson; Certain Fundamental Safeguards are still needed in Our Cort-Martial System, so says a former Sergeant Major of the American Expeditionary Forces; The Scholar Analyzes the different Versions of the New Testament; Henry Ford's Page - prosperity has not arrived until the last family enjoys it; Editorials - Senate-nominee William S. Vare, Gertrude Eder... View more info

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Starting To Collect Antique Oriental Rugs (Starting to Collect Series)

By: Eiland III, Murray

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Antique Collectors Club Dist: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 843G2153

ISBN: 1851494065

Condition: Good


1851494065 191 pages. Glossary, bibliography and index. "Black and white diagrams illustrate weaving techniques, while the descriptive text is complemented by over 150 full colour plates, most of them never before published.... essential information required by a newcomer to the subject." - from dust jacket. Minimal library markings. Moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy. View more info

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American Homes and Gardens Magazine, October (Oct.) 1909, Volume VI, No. 10 - "Willow Brook House," the Estate of Francis E. Bond, Esq.

By: Ferree, B.; Davison, R.; Northend, M.; Bigelow, P.; Nichols, F.; Haviland, E.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, Munn & Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0846

Condition: Good


Pages 373-412 plus xxiv pages of great vintage ads. Many great black and white photos. Features: Illustrated ad for the Nottingham Cornucopia Sofa made by John Wanamaker of New York; Ad for Steinway Art Pianos; One-page ad for pianos by Wm. Knabe and Co.; The Aristocracy of the Soil (editorial); Notable American Homes - "Willow Brook House," the Estate of Francis E. Bond, Esq., Penllyn, PA; Concrete Ornaments and How to Make Them - II - a garden bench; The Interesting Stucco House of W.C. Strong, esq., at Waban, MA; The Byrdcliffe Colony of Arts and Crafts; The Modern Country House - ... View more info

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300 [Three Hundred] Ways to Serve Eggs - From Appetizers to Zabaglione

By: Frances Troy Northcross

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Chicago, Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc. / Culinary Arts Institute: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 747H3790

Condition: Good


48 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Index. Here you will find "the simplest omelet or the most sophisticated souffle and crepes suzette, favorites of America and our friends on other continents, along with many new and delicious ways of serving them to add interest and delight to the family menu." - Introduction. Price stamped atop title page otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Grand Marques

By: George, etc. Bishop

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Colour Lib. Bks.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244A6008

ISBN: 0862831997

Condition: Very Good


0862831997 255 pages. "Pays tribute to four of the most significant names in the world of the automobile. The informative texts chart the history of each respective marque, its sporting involvement, and looks at the products that have made them household words everywhere." - from dust jacket. Loaded with glossy colour photography. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Lovely copy. View more info

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Vogue Magazine (US), August 15, 1971

By: Gottfried, Martin; Kent, Leticia; Messinessi, Despina

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0637

Condition: Fair


114 pages. Features: Vogue's guidelines to the best new looks for fall - and what to wear with them; Ready-to-wear collections from Paris, London, Italy; How to put shoes, stockings and boots together; Vogue Patterns - black velvet for day; The new Underdressing; Vogue's own Boutique; Guidelines for Hair and Makeup; The Life and Loves of the American Beach Bum - by Patrick Skene Catling, Gardens are a Demanding Joy, by May Sarton, Ways to Save this "Fair and Sweet" land; H.R.H. The Princess Anne; Theatre in Paris 1789; Quilt art at the Whitney Museum; Vital Sex Questions People Don't ... View more info

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Bella Coola: Life in the Heart of the Coast Mountains

By: Granander, Hans; Wigle, Michael

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G2423

Condition: Fine


159 pages. Index. Gorgeous colour photography throughout. "Explores both the human settlements of Bella Coola country and the awe-inspiring wilderness that encircles them... An invaluable companion to one of Canada's most magnificent natural wonders." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon verso of front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A very attractive copy of this beautiful work. View more info

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You Don't Have to Die - The Amazing Story of the Hoxsey Cancer Treatment

By: Hoxsey N.D., Harry M.

Price: $599.95

Publisher: New York, Milestone: 1957

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 657A1663

Condition: Good


310 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "For thirty-seven years Harry M. Hoxsey has been one of the most controversial figures in American medicine. During that period thousands of patients - many of them declared "hopeless" by their own doctors - have taken the Hoxsey treatment. Today, five, ten, in some instances twenty years later, a suprising number of them are still alive, apparently in good health, with no discernible evidence of the deadly disease. They hail Hoxsey as a modern 'miracle man'. On the other hand, he has been branded as 'America's Number One Cancer... View more info

Rhymes of a Nomad

By: Jarrett, Fred G. (Signed)

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Unstated, Self-Published: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23100407

Condition: Fair


A most unique 29 page volume of poetry including such titles as: Old Folks Alone; The Nomad (which appears beneath the book's only illustration, that of a middle aged couple); The Isle of Dreams; The Immigrant's Return; Satisfied; The Prospector; and many others. Author's signature inside front cover. Several handwritten corrections to contents may be those of the author. Several poems have different poems pasted on top of them. Thus, this volume may in fact be a draft copy. Pasted inside the back cover is a most amusing work entitled "A Close Call" - an Australian Idyl, which des... View more info

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Jimmy: An Autobiography

By: Jimmy Pattison

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Seal Books, Toronto: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 461H3832

ISBN: 0770421962

Condition: Good


0770421962 300 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "A no-holds-barred account of a fiercely determined man committed to his faith and to the ideal of always doing his best. Chronicles his bumpy road to fame, fortune, misfortune - and eventual triumph as one of Canada's most entrepreneurial businessmen." - dust jacket. Why send your child to business school when you can give them this book instead? Our favourite part is when Jimmy parlays $25,000 into $76,000,000 during the great silver boom of 1980. Although the business stories he recounts are now fading into the... View more info

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The Principles of Knitting: Methods and Techniques of Hand Knitting

By: June Hemmons Hiatt

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153C9908

ISBN: 0671552333

Condition: Very Good


0671552333 571 pages. Index. Glossary. Bibliography. "Brings knitters the book they have hoped for. Comprehensive and instructive, it includes material for the beginner as well as the most accomplished knitter, and is certainly a book for a knitter to grow with. Hiatt has examined the techniques and methods for virtually every detail of the craft and now presents them in a clear, fresh manner... With this book the reader will master every aspect of knitting, from the most basic - casting on and off, simple stitches and increasing and decreasing - to specialty stitches - cables and tw... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, April 6, 1957 -- Is France Still Our Ally? / Ruth Lyons Lays Down the Law

By: Katkov, Norman; Reese, Johnn; Osborn, Millicent; Mauger, Mosser; Connell, Vivian; Hauser, Ernest O.; Maxwell, James A.; Sayre, Joel; Schubert, Paul; Burke, Jack Jr.; Thompson, Craig;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357G2399

Condition: Good


164 pages. Fiction: The General's Disgrace; Fugitive From Romance; One Husband's Revolt; Freedom Calling!; The Lady (part 2 of 4); Kiowa Moon (part 4 of 7). The Business of Love. Articles: Is France Still Our Ally? - they say our Middle East policy is killing them; The Lady Lays Down the Law - TV star Ruth Lyons of Cincinnati - article with photos; How To Eat Like a Movie Star - recipes from Dave Chasen who turned a chili parlor into one of Hollywood's busiest and most expensive - restaurants; The Man Who Was Born Twice - Walter Kussy leaves communist Czechoslovaia to be reborn as an Americ... View more info

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Vogue Magazine (US), August 1, 1971

By: Kent, Leticia; Mercier, Jeanne Y.; Lahr, John; Schlesinger, Stephen

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Conde Nast: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0638

Condition: Fair


132 pages. Features: The Swing to Classics - the layered look with swaters and patterns - the sweater set - the real suit - the wrap-and-tie pole coat; the separates suit; the shirtdress, sweatered - the chopped raincoat, fur-lined - the little-something dress - the ultimate pants tailleur; The Year of the Sweater - all the day and evening looks - long and short - patterned and plain, the new ways to wear them; Beauty in a classic way - the S.A.S. Princesse Stephanie Windisch-Graetz, Virna Lisi, Natalia Marakova; More great ways to look great for day - the little knit dress - dressing in laye... View more info

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Fighting Warsaw; the Story of the Polish Underground State, 1939-1945. Translated from the Original Polish by F. B. Czarnomski

By: Korbonski, Stefan

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, [New York] Funk & Wagnalls [1968]: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 544H0434

ISBN: B002B63LAW

Condition: Fair


B002B63LAW 495 pages. Reprint of the 1956 first English edition. "One of the most absorbing, inspiring and ultimately disheartening documents to come out of the last war... The book, which is detailed and written with humor, modesty, and a surprising lack of rancor, makes it quite plain that there is an indominable quality in the Poles that will prevent them from ever giving up their great dream..." - The New Yorker. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Few library markings. Front free endpaper removed.... View more info