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The Canadian Renewable Energy Guide - Second Edition

By: Alexandra R. (editor) McKirdy

Price: $59.89

Publisher: Canada, Solar Energy Society of Canada: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 51903899

ISBN: 1894263073

Condition: Fine


1894263073 228 pages. Your guide to affordable energy alternatives including solar, earth energy, microhydro, wind and biomass. Features 35 case studies that examine how alternative energy technologies are being used in Canada and around the world. Provides insights into zero-energy homes, energy efficiency, heating and cooling of space and water. A comprehensive directory of Canadian renewable energy companies and their available products and services. View more info

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The Economic Development of Ceylon - Report of a Mission Organized By the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Request of the Government of Ceylon - Complete in Two Volumes

By: Baranyai, Leopold; Biaggi, Francantonio; De Fargues, Jean R.; Ellsworth, Paul T.; Gilmartin, William M.; Godwin, Francis W.; Kruithof, Arie; Luttman-Johnson, John D.M.; Mehta, Amolak R.; Phillips, John F.V.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Ceylon, Ceylon Government Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2216

Condition: Good


83 plus 448 pages. Twenty-four maps. Many dozens of tables, charts and graphs. Prepared by request of the Government of Ceylon to survey the development potentialities of the country with special consideration given to: Agriculture (particularly rice cultivation, mixed farming, dairying, colonization and resettlement), Irrigation, Fisheries, Forestry, Minerals, Power, Industrial development, Inland transport and shipping, vocational training, Health (including housing and water schemes), General Economics (including public finance, money and banking, savings and investment, balance of payme... View more info

British Columbia Atlas of Resources

By: Chapman, J.D.; Turner, D.B.: Editors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver B.C., The British Columbia Natural Resources Conference: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306175

Condition: Good


92 pages. Oblong: approx 22 inches wide by over 17 inches high. Regards and reviews the course of the province's development and use of the magnificent heritage with which it has been blessed. Here is the story of British Columbia concisely and vividly told through maps, photographs and text. Produced by more than one hundred members and associates of the British Columbia Natural Resources Conference over a period of more than two years. An original and major accomplishment of a volunteer group, this atlas is unique in North America, presenting for the first time for any province or state... View more info

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Living Energies : An Exposition of Concepts Related to the Theories of Viktor Schauberger

By: Coats, Callum

Price: $69.95

Publisher: UK, Gateway Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 621A4544

ISBN: 0946551979

Condition: Good


0946551979 311 pages. Glossary, bibliography and index. Black and white illustrations. "... Succeeds in making Schauberger's complex and inter-related ideas entirely comprehensible, providing a mine of information for future use and development. Together, they form the basis for an exciting new ecotechnology which no longer fights nature but has learned to work in harmony with her." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Some yellow highlighting View more info

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Du Pont Dynasty: Behind the Nylon Curtain

By: Gerard Colby

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Lyle Stuart: 1984

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 311H3092

ISBN: 0818403527

Condition: Good


0818403527 One of twenty-three books selected for inclusion on the "Forbidden Bookshelf". 968 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Prentice-Hall drastically slashed its print run and advertising budget, despite the book's having met its advance sales target and won wide acceptance in reviews across the country. The almost immediate (and reportedly unprecedented) cancellation by BOMC (Book of the Month Club) of a book under such circumstances would have a chilling impact on most publishers, and Prentice-Hall was no exception. They allowed the book to... View more info

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Alberta at a Glance: Promotional Fold-out Brochure

By: Government of Alberta

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Publicity Branch, Department of Economic Affairs, Province of Alberta: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G2508

Condition: Good


9.3" x 4.25" brochure which folds out to 25" x 18.5". Undated but circa 1950. One side is filled with informative photos and fine print describing many facets of the province of Alberta including: irrigation, climate, population, labour, education, unemployment insurance, communications, water, transportation, oil, oil soaked sands, natural gas, power resources, forestry resources, manufacturing, income tax, cost of living, commodity prices, wages, religion and family allowances. Reverse side blank. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this nice piece of Alberta ephem... View more info

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Northwest Sportsman Magazine - Fishing and Hunting in B.C., September [Sept.] 1955 - Goats Galore!

By: Homewood, Arnie; Furniss, Harry

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Northwest Sportsman Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4223

Condition: Fair


18 pages. Features: Poly-Choke full-page illustrated ad; Editorial on the controversy between conservationists and power interests over the use of park lands; Goat Galore! - article including photo of Keith C. Smith, big game artist, with a nice Chilcotin nanny; Vernon's Second Annual Retriever Trials - article with photos of George Douglas, John Ricketts, Bob Carswell, Jim Harvey, Roy Lambert, Fred Hoffman, Jeff Balcombe, and Mr. Laidlaw, photo of Mrs. Bill Edgerton, Mrs. Ella Furrie, Bill Sinser, Mrs. Betty O'Keefe, and Jim Holt, photo of Jim Holt congratulating Charlie Bunker, photo of Ol... View more info

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Your solar energy home: Including wind and methane applications (Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering, and social studies)

By: Howell, Derek

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 538A2590

ISBN: 008022685X

Condition: Fair


008022685X 231 pages. Index. "This fully illustrated guide to the domestic applications of solar energy demonstrates in simple and readily applicable terms how solar energy can be used to assist with home energy requirements. Written specifically for householders in easily understood, non-technical language, this useful book gives practical examples of solar water and home heating systems together with practical wind and methane schemes for general househould power generation." - from back cover. Front free endpaper removed. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Worthy wor... View more info

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WindPower: A Handbook on Wind Energy Conversion Systems

By: Hunt, V. Daniel

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 133A0262

ISBN: 0442273894

Condition: Fair


0442273894 610 pages. Index, glossary, bibliography. "A user-oriented guide to purchasing, siting, installation, and operation of Wind Energy Conversion Systems." - from dust jacket. Front free endpaper removed. Above-average wear. usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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Electric Power and the Future of the Pacific Northwest (Public policy issues in resource management)

By: Lee, Kai N.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Pr: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75404131

ISBN: 0295957204

Condition: Very Good


0295957204 331 pages including notes, bibliography and index. "Traces the history of the Northwest's power supply system, describes the conflicts which have arising during the 1970s, and analyzes their implications for the long-term evolution of Pacific Northwest and U.S. energy policy." - from dust jacket. Some markings to contents. Light wear to book. Small tears to and chipping from dust jacket. Solid working copy. View more info

Canada and the Twentieth Century - Second and Revised Edition

By: Marvin, Donald M.; Van Buskirk, J. Edwin

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16703383

Condition: Good


143 pages. A fascinating look back at the Canada of the 1920s. Numerous wonderful black and white photographs from sea-to-sea. Includes a careful compilation of statistics 'necessary in order that the reader may secure a true impression of the rate of expansion.' - from preface. Chapters include: Climate and Agriculture; Dairy Production; Manufacturing; New Industries; Canada's Power Production; Foreign Trade; Forest Industries; Mining and Mineral Resources; Fisheries; The Banks and the Banking System; The Provinces of Canada; The Playground of America; Transportation and Ports; The Britis... View more info

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Scientific American, June 1981 - Accretion of Planets

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Scientific American: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842C8907

Condition: Good


204 pages. Features: Gas-colled nuclear power reactors; the decay of the proton; the beta-lactam antibiotics; archaebacteria; the allocation of resources by linear programming; the regulation of temperature in the honeybee swarm; the formation of the earth from planetesimals; lead and silver in the ancient Aegean; and more. Nostalgic colour photo ads. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Scientific American January 1932 Volume 146 Number 1

By: Munn, Orson D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507795

Condition: Fair


Former owner's name faintly in pencil atop front cover, else unmarked. Stapled contents separated from cover. Covers well-worn but contents good or better. Back cover graced with black and white advertisement from the Committee on Mobilization of Relief Resources featuring image of a man tightening his belt. Features: Seeing with invisible light - use of ultr-violet light makes possible the 9000 power microscope; A new dam-reconditioning method - concrete facing is of novel construction; Editorials - synthetic rubber - studies in sex - we build ships; Is space expanding? - evidence points... View more info

Scientific American February 1932 Volume 146 Number 2

By: Munn, Orson D.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507796

Condition: Good


Features: How shall we live in the future - houses will be heated in winter, cooled in summer, lighted by man-made healthful sun-lamps; editorials - all honor to marconi - metallic thrift - future leaders - science and art; Commemorating a century of progress - buildings for the 1933 World Exposition are rapidly being completed on a site close to other Chicago attractions; Weighing the satellites - mass, on the astronomical scale, can be measured only by the power of gravitation; Science and the permanent wave - what makes human hair wave when stretched and steamed?; Pigeons go to war college ... View more info

Concepts in Practice: Energy

By: Pitts, Adrian C.; Smith, Peter F.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, B T Batsford Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51801362

ISBN: 0713478756

Condition: Fine


0713478756 128 pages including index. Shows that technology is already available to make all buildings - old and new - effectively self-sustaining in energy terms. Demonstrates how existing buildings can be made more energy-efficient in practical, graded steps, thus maximising the occupant's return on energy investment. Includes 60 illustrations, 50 in colour. Book as new. Dust jacket As New but for quarter inch tear to dust jacket to top of front fore-edge. Excellent copy. View more info

Hire Power : The Ultimate Job Guide for Young Canadians

By: Schaffer, K.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Canada, Prentice Hall: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44101121

ISBN: 0137427840

Condition: Very Good


0137427840 217 pages including bibliography. "...arms readers with an edge and a sense of humour. It is an essential tool for first time job hunters." - Jonathan Torrens, CBC's Jonovision. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Delusions of power: Vanity, folly, and the uncertain future of Canada's hydro giants

By: Skene, Wayne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86204385

ISBN: 1550545892

Condition: Good


1550545892 230 pages including index and bibliography. "Relates how Canada's electricity giants - Ontario Hydro, Hydro-Quebec, B.C. Hydro and others - have juggled personal power with the public interest." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Usual library markings. Nice solid copy. View more info

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Northwest Sportsman Magazine - Fishing, Hunting and Boating in B.C., June 1960 - Fishing Seymour Arm, Shuswap Lake

By: Stewart, Dave; Brandlmayr, John; Domenic, Don

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Jim Railton: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4199

Condition: Good


30 pages. Features: Mailbag; Conservation in the Schools - the three 'Rs' and resources; Salt Water License?; proper use of license revenue will cost us less tomorrow; Fishing Seymour Arm - Shuswap Lake; Centrefold map of Lakes & Streams in the Princeton-Merritt District; Clay Chips - with photos of Dick Horby, Bill Jones, Victor Welder, Bill Urquhart, Carl Nishi; Mrs. Sharen Pilkington, Russ Hume, Maxie Lamusse, Clayton Sullivan, Frank Turner, Russ Hume, Jack radford, Dick Hornby, Alton See and Bob Guiliani; Boats; Coastal Cruising; Browning launches new rifle group - high-power bolt action ... View more info

British Columbia Official Centennial Record: 1858-1958 - A Century of Progress

By: Unstated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Evergreen Press Ltd.: 1957

Seller ID: 71608138

Condition: Very Good


176 pages. Endpapers decorated with colour maps. Designed to tell the story of what British Columbia was and is. Tells stories of romance and adventure; of exploration and settlement; of the search for riches in furs, in gold, in fisheries, farming and forestry. Tells the story of development; of the building of a character and a homogeneous province; of a God-fearing pioneering people dedicated to progress, strengthened by their contest with a great land at first reluctant to yield its full resources. Contents: agriculture; historical background; committees; education; energy and power; ... View more info