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Look at the Record: An Album of Toronto's Lyric Theatres 1825-1984

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Oakville, ON, Canada, Mosaic Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24801801

ISBN: 0889622361

Condition: Very Good


0889622361 298 pages. "Toronto is the home of a superb opera company, and the place where a number of the world's greatest singers have received their training: this much we more or less know. What we have forgotten is that lyric theartre has always been a central part of our culture, as the archivist of the Canadian Opera Company shows us in the hundreds of fascinating bits of evidence she has assembled in this album. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Fascinating decorated endpapers show a very detailed drawing of the city of Toronto when Queen's Park was near the outskirts of... View more info

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OPERATIONS CROSSROAD. The Official Pictorial Record. by (no author) (1946-05-03)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Wm. H. Wise & Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4256

ISBN: B01F7XHKDE

Condition: Good


B01F7XHKDE 224 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos complete with informative supporting text. Endpapers illustrated with aerial illustrations of mushroom cloud. "Documents how 42,000 men - civilians and servicemen, conducted a gigantic experiment, that of examing the effect of an atomic bomb on a fleet of naval vessels. The testing was performed at Bikini Atoll in 1946 and required the relocation of many local residents." - paraphrased from Foreword. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding a little tender but intact. Dust jacket not included. A sound v... View more info

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Darwin Wiggett Photographs Canada

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C5291

ISBN: 1551106213

Condition: Very Good


1551106213 127 pages. Large oblong coffee-table-sized book, 11.5" x 14.5". What a beautiful book! The two-page photo of Florencia Bay, B.C. will hold you spellbound. "In his words, as in his photographs, Darwin shares a profound view of the landscape. From the ethereal water of Rushing River, scrambling over layers of Canadian Shield, to a wintery wall of trees in British Columbia's Manning Provincial Park, this book is a unique combination of colour, light, and meaning." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Bangladesh: First Impressions

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, 100 Books Publ. Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7205

ISBN: 0976376512

Condition: Fine


0976376512 86 plates in colour and black and white. The author's photographic first impressions of Bangladesh. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. View more info

One, Two, Three - A Book of Numbers

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.K., Hodder: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25608864

ISBN: 0340266465

Condition: Fair


0340266465 Unpaginated. This wonderfully illustrated book teaches young children how to count. Bottom three inches of spine missing. Front endpaper loosening from front board. Average bumping and wear. Contents unmarked and lightly soiled. View more info

100 Years of History - Rockwood Municipality

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Stonewall, Manitoba, Rockwood Municipality History: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83700750

ISBN: 0889253595

Condition: Fine


0889253595 445 pages including index. The Municipality of Rockwood, in its present size, was formed in 1880. As the one hundredth year of its existence approached, this work was envisioned to pay tribute to the many who helped build and maintain the various communities within the municipality. Chapters as follows: Natural and Cultural History: Story of the R.M. of Rockwood; Area Histories; Post Offices; Agriculture; Transportation; Local Industry; Churches; Schools; Lodges; Music in Balmoral Area; Hospitals; War Years; Family Histories; Short Stories; Photograph Section. Contents clean, br... View more info

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The Reformation

By: N/A

Price: $119.95

Publisher: U.K., Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 828C9937

ISBN: 086299635X

Condition: Very Good


086299635X 295 pages. Index. Bilbiography. List of picture credits. "Lavishly illustrated with over 350 engravings, paintins, drawings and photographs - many in full colour - this handsome volume is the first major work on the period to challenge the established views of the Reformation, and to look at it from a broader, international viewpoint... Will not only stimulate a deeper consideration of issues theological, cultural and secular, but will also provide an extraordinarily vivid and accessible account of that critical era and its legacy for the general reader." - from dust jac... View more info

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Logging Railroads of the West

By: Adams, A. Kramer

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 733C7035

Condition: Very Good


160 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with magnificent archival black and white photographic plates. "A pictorial history of the logging railways of the western woods. An epic portrait of men and machines now vanishing from the west." - subtitle. An invaluable and awe-inspiring record of the days of yore. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Moderate wear and spine sunning to dust jacket. A quality copy. View more info

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Keepers of the Kingdom: The Ancient Offices of Britain

By: Alastair, Bruce

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vendome Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 741C9627

ISBN: 0865652023

Condition: Very Good


0865652023 224 pages. Index. Sumptuous colour photography throughout. "Considers over a hundred historical and contemporary titles. Portrays the current holders of these positions in their particular "uniform" - grand, humble, symbolic, or simply practical - and in places that are special and specific to the responsibilities of their role... The informative and lively text relates the story behind each of these images, both as fascinating vignettes of particular circumstances and as part of the history that has made the United Kingdom what it is today." - from dust jacket. ... View more info

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Me?xico 75 an?os: 1910-1985 (Spanish Edition)

By: Antun?ano, Francisco de

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Mexico, Chrysler de Me?xico: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246G1944

ISBN: 9687254009

Condition: Fair


9687254009 234 pages. Bibliography. Presented by Chrysler de Mexico S.A. on the occasioni of Mexico's 75th anniversary of independence. A wonderful compilation of before and after photos of Mexico City and environs, 1910 and 1984, highlighted by huge four-panel panoramic photos of the city skyline in each of those years. Bilingual Spanish and English text. Map endpapers. Gilt decoration/lettering upon olive green front board and backstrip. Extensive gift greetings upon half-title page otherwise unmarked. Hinges weak/open with three inch opening to bottom of front board at spine. Avera... View more info

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Cornerstones 2: An Artist's History of the City of Regina

By: Argan, William; Cowan, Pam; Leader-Post Carrier Foundation Inc.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Betty K Books & Food: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 167A5379

ISBN: 1894022548

Condition: Very Good


1894022548 141 pages. Index. Copiously illustrated in black and white. "An important and valuable addition to the history of the City of Regina, and to the personal libraries of those with an interest in the city." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Strathcona: Vancouver's First Neighbourhood

By: Atkin, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Whitecap Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713G3677

ISBN: 1551102552

Condition: Good


1551102552 94 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Captures the essence of this fascinating neighbourhood through text and photos." - from back cover. Many reproductions of sensational black and white archival photos. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Uitgeest in Vervlogen Jaren - Groeten Uit Uitgeest

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Netherlands, Scripta Amsterdam: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 742H1534

Condition: Very Good


96 pages. Text in Dutch. Undated but appears to be circa 2004. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Laid-in is a 62cm x 22cm larger version of the military photo shown on front board. Clean, bright, tight and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Aarlan Royal, No. 9618

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Germany, H.E.C.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H1088

Condition: Good


30 pages. Knitting magazine with beautiful colour photos and multilingual instructions. Undated but appears to be circa 1995. Writing on page 14 plus a bit on front cover. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Before We Go Back

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C6666

Condition: Fair


64 pages. "A pictorial record (in black and white) of Norway's fight against Nazism, both inside and outside the country." - subtitle. Also includes informative text. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Jasper Snowmobile Tours On the Columbia Icefields - Vintage Brochure

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Jasper National Park: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349G1258

Condition: Very Good


Six-panel double-sided brocure. Undated but appears to be circa 1960. Nice colour photos. Lots of written information. Dimensions when unfolded 17" x 11". Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Calgary Alberta "The City With Everything Under the Sun" - 1951 Promotional Booklet

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, The City of Calgary: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711G1604

Condition: Good


100 pages. Numerous black and white photos. Colour photo of Mayor Donald H. Mackay. Discusses: The Past; City Government; Climate; Happy Holidays; Recreation; Culture; Churches; Education; Health; Services; Industry; The Stampede. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this informative and engaging snapshot of Calgary in the early 1950s. View more info

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Yesterday's Faces: The People of Leeds in the Last Hundred Years

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Leeds City Libraries: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 741G2450

Condition: Good


35 pages. "A selection of photos from an exhibition first show at the Leeds Show, August 1986". - from page 1. Light wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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HQ (Headquarters) USA Garrison - Pusan (Korea) & Area VII: 1982 Yearbook

By: Author Unstated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Korea, HQ USA Garrison, Pusan & Area VII: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1475

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. Hundreds of black and white photos show the personalities and life of U.S. and Korean personnel stationed in Korea's Pusan and Area VII during 1982 with: HHC Garrison-Pusan; P S.F. 545th Cen Disp; MTMC; 665th Dental Det; 106th Veterinary Det Team D.; A F E; 25th Trans Atmo II; SAACT Team 4. C L S C-K., all under the command of Colonel Raymond J. Morin, Jr. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Short opening to top of backstrip. A quality copy of this nice memento. View more info

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Deutschland Erwacht: Werden, Kampf Und Sieg Der NSDAP

By: Bade, Wilfrid

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Germany, Cigaretten Bilderdienst: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 741G2835

Condition: Good


152 pages. Text in German. Over 200 black and white photos all present. Neatly written atop front free endpaper is the signature of a member of the Canadian Army Occupation Force (C.A.O.F.) 1945-46, who presumably brought this book home as a memento of his duty in post-WWII Germany. No other markings. Binding intact. Moderate wear. Epic six-panel foldout photo of Nuremberg rally at back is present and intact, although moderately misfolded in places. This copy has been respectully handled over these many years so remains in quality condition. A magnificent written and photographic his... View more info