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CANADA'S STORY told to Boys and Girls (Our Empire Story)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, T C & E C Jack: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467H4140

ISBN: B009Q12H8M

Condition: Fair


B009Q12H8M 121 pages. Attractively illustrated colour plates. Undated - circa 1921? No mention of any prior printings. The twenty-one chapters include stories of Henry Hudson, La Salle, Count Frontenac, Madeleine De Vercheres, Laura Secord, Louis Riel and others. Prior owner's name in ball pen on back of front free endpaper. Half-title page removed. Above-average wear. Writing atop plate at page 12 which is loose but present. Narrow opening in binding at page 48. A worthy vintage reading copy. View more info

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Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4126

ISBN: 066012906X

Condition: Good


066012906X xliii, 859 pages. Footnotes, references, index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "Provides insight at a ground level of Jenness' long, tough voyage of discovery, so that anyone interested in Arctic America or Canadian studies will find this journal a rare and enriching experience. Further, for Arctic scholars, this journal presents the detailed context for those pioneer monographs that launched the career of young Jenness and led to his becoming Canada's pre-eminent anthropologist." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Modest... View more info

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Inside the Visible: An Elliptical Traverse of 20th Century Art in, of, and From the Feminine

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, The MIT Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3713

ISBN: 0262540819

Condition: Good


0262540819 495 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. "Presents a provocative reading of artwork by over thirty women artists of vastly different backgrounds and experiences. Focuses on three periods (the 1930s-40s, the 1960s-70s, and the 1990s) that anticipated waves of political repression, nationalism, and xenophobia, and in which artistic practice was often redefined." - back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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History of the Book in Canada: Volume One: Beginnings to 1840

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 712H1395

ISBN: 0802089437

Condition: Fine


0802089437 xxx, 540 pages. Index and extensive footnotes. "Examines the role of print in the political, religious, intellectual, and cultural life of the colonies that eventually became Canada." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. View more info

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Harper's Bazaar Magazine (October 2011)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H1303

ISBN: B006Y0BBNA

Condition: Good


B006Y0BBNA 302 pages. Features: Fall's Best fashion; Lady Gaga cover photo; Pedro Almodovar; Hutton Wilkinson; Marisa Berenson; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Rippling to perhaps 20 pages, nothing major. A sound reading copy. View more info

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Mr. Whiskers

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Thomas Nelson & Sons (Canada) Limited: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467H1066

ISBN: B000IDBCH4

Condition: Fair


B000IDBCH4 158 pages. Written at the primer level. Brings children delightful stories from real life and from the world of make-believe. Minimal markings. Front hinge open. Somewhat above-average wear. A sound copy of this beloved reader. View more info

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A Yankee Doctor in Paradise by S.M. Lambert M.D. First Edition 1941

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Unbranded: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 334H0467

ISBN: B01HI7EIZK

Condition: Fair


B01HI7EIZK 392 pages. Index. Black and white frontis photo portrait of author. Map endpapers. "Heavily worn. Front hinge open. Library markings to first blank leaf. Front free endpaper, first blank leaf, and page 3 detached but present. A worthy reading copy of these engaging medical adventures. View more info

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175 Chess Brilliances

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Pitman: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 341H0417

ISBN: B0013HWO44

Condition: Fair


B0013HWO44 Unpaginated. 19 x 13 x 2cm. Illustrated with 222 diagrams. Contains 95 complete games and 80 game endings (or composed positions). "Many very brilliant games and endings from both ancient and modern records are presented to the reader, and it is hoped they will satisfy the desire of even the most ardent admirer of gambits and enterprising play." - from Preface. Author was Scottish champion. Prior owner's name penned discretely inside front board, otherwise unmarked. Above-average wear to book. Binding intact. Heavy wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in gloss... View more info

Image for How To Choose Vocations From the Hands with 66 illustrations and charts

How To Choose Vocations From the Hands with 66 illustrations and charts

By: N/A

Price: $695.00

Publisher: USA, Putnam: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 522H0298

ISBN: B000IMP5DW

Condition: Good


B000IMP5DW 336 pages. Fifty-nine black and white photos illustrate various features of the hands. "Shows how any parent can easily select the occupation for which a child is best fitted and prepare him for success. Shows how men and women entering college can prepare themselves for their best vocations, wasting no time on studies that will not contribute to their success. Selects definite positions in definite industries: every selection is concrete; there are no generalities. Over 4000 positions are listed in which different types of people can be successful. The result of thirty ye... View more info

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Whale Sound

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231A5251

ISBN: 0888941358

Condition: Fair


0888941358 96 pages. A Canadian anthology of poems and (black and white) drawings. Illustrated. Above-average wear. Some markings and stamps. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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Gurdjieff: Essays and Reflections on the Man and His Teaching

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Continuum Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151A4531

ISBN: 0826408001

Condition: Fair


0826408001 450 pages. Index of proper names. "Gurdjieff's teaching works simultaneously on all aspects of the psyche: on the mind, the feelings, and the body. It rejects the passivity that can come from the naive dependence on the teacher." - P. Brook. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Reading copy only. View more info

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Unseen Vogue: The Secret History of Fashion Photography

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Little, Brown Book Group: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 878C9525

ISBN: 0316860239

Condition: Fair


0316860239 352 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photography. "Contains fashion photographs you have never seen until now. Some you were never meant to see, other you may half recognize. None has been published before... A survey of fashion photography unlike any other." - from dust jacket. Heavily-worn former library copy. We have removed some of the library markings and applied a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover to the dust jacket so the exterior is now reasonably presentable. The binding is loose but holding, although the back hinge i... View more info

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Trains - The Popular Magazine of Railroading, August 1951- The Song of the Shay

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Kalmbach: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0074

ISBN: B00LOV7LH4

Condition: Good


B00LOV7LH4 60 pages. Features: Steam Cools Your Train - interesting article and photos about air conditioning systems on rails; Washington, D.C.'s small railroads - article with maps and photos; The Song of the Shay - twice a day the 'screwdrivers' of the Camino, Placerville & Lake Tahoe sing their concrete-mixer theme on there way to and from the timber - article with photos and map; Photo Section; Centerfold photo of the maiden trip of the EMD FP-7 Reading Railroad train No. 2618 at Jenkintown, Pa.; The Day Coach - Passenger Coaches have become more luxurious - lengthy article with photos; ... View more info

Missing Pieces: An Alternative Guide to Canadian Post-Secondary Education

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Ctr for Policy: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407024

ISBN: 0886272084

Condition: Very Good


0886272084 202 pages. Family income, income equality, wages, employment, unemployment, work time, working conditions, poverty, social programs, taxes, and more. "A Careful documentation of two decades of bad policy and poor economic performance. Required reading for all policy commentators." - Mike McCracken, Chair-Infometrica. Staple puncture to front cover and first three leaves. Minimal wear. View more info

Still Soaring

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Brandywine Enterprises Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72500715

ISBN: 0921180004

Condition: Fair


0921180004 150 pages. Author's signature upon title page. Follows her previous bestsellers with this delightful collection of funny, sad, and fascinating stories filled with "Holmes-spun philosophy." At 90, as Canada's oldest broadcaster, she still regularly presents her lively stories on CBC radio. Recounts more memorable incidents from her early life, her pioneer days, and her eventful years in the city. Prior owner's name atop half-title page else unmarked. Above averate wear. Binding intact. Very good reading copy. View more info

Volkswagen Service Manual: Hints on the Repair and Maintenance of the 1968-1970 Model Volkswagen: Station Wagon; Delivery Van; Pick Up; Double Cab

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Germany, Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft (Volkswagen): 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83404136

ISBN: 0420001921

Condition: Fair


0420001921 332 pages. Several pages missing from table of contents. Very rough copy. Reading copy only but still a useful reference loaded with many dozens of detailed diagrams and black and white photographs. View more info

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Checkpoints : Developing College English Skills

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Incorporated: 1997

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 211A7458

ISBN: 0673999645

Condition: Very Good


0673999645 304 pages. "Eases the writing journey by helping you build reading and writing skills while mastering the basics of grammar and mechanics." - from back cover. Cleand and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The Butte Stands Guard - Stavely (Alberta) And District

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Stavely, Alberta, Stavely Historical Book Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AC7721

ISBN: 0919213146

Condition: Fair


0919213146 431 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The area covered by this book extends from the Kananaskis on the west to the Little Bow on the east of Stavely as the nucleus." - from page four. Former library markings. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Decorated yellow cloth-covered boards. A worthy reading copy of this very informative local history compilation. View more info

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Life in Stone: A Natural History of British Columbia's Fossils

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317G0581

ISBN: 0774805781

Condition: Fair


0774805781 310 pages. Index. Above-average wear and soiling. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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EACH MORNING BRIGHT. 160 Years of Selected Reading from the Ottawa Citizen 1845-2005

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ontario, ON, Canada, n/a: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G2509

ISBN: 0969890885

Condition: Fine


0969890885 460 pages. Index. Map endpapers. "In this very special collection of excerpts from the finest journalism produced by the Ottawa Citizen over 160 years, you will be taken on a journey from 1845 to the present day, from the flowery prose of the earliest editions, to the leaner writing of modern times. Illustrations, editorials, feature stories and advertisements will bring back fond memories, broaden understanding of Ottawa's roots and provide plenty of food for thought and fodder for conversation." - from dust jacket. Numerous reproductions of illustrations, primarily in... View more info