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Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book 1913

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co: 1913

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 755H4349

ISBN: B004HHR1CC

Condition: Good


B004HHR1CC 380, 6 [ads] pages. Index. 7.5" x 5". Several colour and black and white plates. Attractively embossed front board. Vintage ads on endpapers. "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in his great study of married life, entitled 'A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus,' makes his heroine say - 'Mrs. Beeton must have been the finest housekeeper in the world. Therefore, Mr. Beeton must have been the happiest and most comfortable man'; and his hero concludes that Mrs. Beeton's book 'has more wisdom to the square inch than any work of man'. - Preface. Binding sound. Small recipe taped to... View more info

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The Japanese Occupation of the Philippines. Volume I

By: A. V. H Hartendorp

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Manila, Philippines, Bookmark: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 864H4387

ISBN: B0070U100C

Condition: Good


B0070U100C Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. Also signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. xvi, 662 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Except for the last few chapters, this entire work was written from day to day during the three years of the author's internment in Santo Tomas and is therefore to be considered as a prison document. The writing of any such record as this was forbidden by the Japanese under strong menace. In the end they destroyed their own records and those of the successive internee executive committees, but t... View more info

Let's Learn Cree - Oral

By: Ayiman, Namoya

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Unstated, Self-Published: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 73108536

Condition: Very Good


105 pages. "The Cree language never was a written language. Therefore, we are endeavoring to make these words as simple as possible. The Plains Cree is very simple and sounds are like English... We are doing our utmost to revive this language..." - from the introduction. Teaches the words for numbers, animals, verbs, people, and much more. Book has some minor bends due to improper storage but is clean and unmarked with only moderate wear. Light sunning near spine which is covered by publisher's black tape. Small erasure atop page one. A solid copy of this practical work. View more info

Hidden Structure

By: Barton, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Ekstasis Editions: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35800252

ISBN: 0969128959

Condition: Very Good


0969128959 40 pages. "Poetry investigating the theme of dual sexuality with both sensitivity and courage, and relates it to the even larger themes of the nature of individual human identity... In its combination of the confessional and the philosophical, and in its fusion of the meditative and narrative modes, this book is a step forward in author's poetry and therefore a step forward for poetry in Canada." - Robin Skelton. Very light wear. Unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

Carving techniques

By: Beecroft, Glynis

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Watson-Guptill Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63602237

ISBN: 0823005682

Condition: Very Good


0823005682 142 pages including index. Deals with a wide range of media: from the very soft, such as soap and salt, whose carving needs no special equipment and which therefore are suitable to the less accomplished of every age, to the opposite extreme, when an understanding of the correct use of hammer and chisel is essential for the production of satisfactory work. Plentiful diagrams and photographs illustrate a text which concentrates on individual techniques rather than on completed carvings. Price-clipped dust jacket shows only light to moderate wear. Gift greetings upon front endpaper... View more info

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When?: A prophetical novel of the very near future

By: Ben Judah, H

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, distributed by British Israel Association of Greater Vancouver ;: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163H2197

ISBN: B0007JFTFK

Condition: Very Good


B0007JFTFK 160 pages. "Its sole object is to bring to the notice of the public the source of our economic, financial, health, and other troubles. Do not let the reader be deceived into believing that this book is anti-Semitic. Actually it is just the opposite, the writer himself being of Semitic Judah, and therefore wishing to point out that there are two types of so-called Jews, the real Semitic Jew and the Ashkenazim so-called Jew who is a convert to Judaism only, ostensibly by religion, but not by blood." - from preface. Unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. A quality cop... View more info

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Symbols of Our Celto-Saxon Heritage *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: Bennett, W.H.

Price: $128.38

Publisher: London, Covenant Books: 1976

Seller ID: 42504365

Condition: Good


210 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon front free endpaper. Colour plates throughout. "The author has devoted his study of heraldic emblems to the 'nations and tribes of Israel in the early days of the patriarchs and the wanderings of the tribes prior to their being formed into a Kingdom. He shows by prophecy that these tribes maintained their emblems after their captivities and dispersions, until their development into the Celto-Saxon nations of today - the modern counterparts, therefore, of ancient Israel." - from dust jacket. Author was president of the Canadian Bri... View more info

Illusions of Prosperity: An Analysis of the U. S. Dollar and Financial Condition of the U. S. Government

By: Freemarket, A. U.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, USA, Greenfield Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23507679

ISBN: 0961557605

Condition: Good


0961557605 143 pages. Author's name is a pseudonym of an economist and financial advisor who has a keen understanding of the nature of money and gold. He is the manager and investment strategist for the gold portfolios of a major international investment institution, and has written under this name in deference to the confidentiality of his clients. His analysis of what money is and from where its value arises brings some clear and simple logic to a subject that is often made inscrutable by the lexicon of academicians or for which little of a substantive nature is available in popular print... View more info

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Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Political Order of a Free People v. 3: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy

By: Hayek, F. A.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313G4567

ISBN: 0710001258

Condition: Good


0710001258 244 pages. Subject and author indexes for all three volumes. "Contains the clearest and most uncompromising exposition of Professor Hayek's political philosopy yet published, in which he analyses and discards modern sociobiological theories of morality and social conduct, demonstrating that man's behaviour pattern has been determined more by custom than by the exercise of reason, and that mind and culture therefore developed concurrently and not successively." - dust jacket. Minimal light pencil marginalia to contents. Moderate wear to book. Binding tight. Spine sunnin... View more info

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Safe Counsel or Practical Eugenics, To Which Has Been Added The Story of Life

By: Jefferis, B.G.; Nichols, J.L.; Davis, Ozora S.; Drake, Dr. Emma F.A.; Nichols, J.L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Naperville, Illinois, U.S.A., J.L. Nichols & Co.: 1926

Edition: Thirty-Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 657H2537

Condition: Good


512 pages. Glossary. Index. Black and white illustrations in text. "Many of the wrecks of humanity which fill our public institutions owe their pitiful condition to the terrible exaggerations, the downright falsehoods, and the shameful sex thrills which pervade the so-called literature of the day. If, therefore, this book serves to wipe out some medieval bigotry, to disperse some entangling misunderstandings, and to increase to some extent, at least, the happiness of the human race, its purpose shall have been splendidly fulfilled." - Preface. Unmarked with moderate wear. Bindin... View more info

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Allan Brooks, artist-naturalist (British Columbia Provincial Museum special publication)

By: Laing, Hamilton M

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 352G0446

ISBN: 077188110X

Condition: Fair


077188110X 249 pages. References. "Brooks was a remarkable Canadian known to few Canadians. Naturalist, artist, soldier, sniper, hunter, scientist, his goals were to excel, his achievements therefore were among the best. English to the core, he was Canadian more than he knew, and home through most of his life was his beloved British Columbia." - from Foreword. Illustrated primarily in black and white with several colour plates. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Gentile Folly: The Rothschilds

By: Leese, Arnold

Price: $299.95

Publisher: U.K., Self-Published: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 326C5036

Condition: Very Good


68 pages. Index. Bibliography. Red card covers. "This little book has been produced with the object of filling a vacancy which the author considers has too long existed. Works on the Rothschilds are many, but nearly all these are either purposefully inaccurate or... long and rather dry. This book of mine contains no padding and needs to be read slowly... Trusting that this book may enable others to dispense knowledge of the subject, I now drop this spanner into the wobbling, squeaking, overheated machinery of an outworn democracy, hoping for the best." - from Preface. Laid in is... View more info

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The Chamberlain-Hitler deal

By: Leibovitz, Clement

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Editions Duval: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H2079

ISBN: 1895850215

Condition: Fair


1895850215 Signed and inscribed by author to a Marxist intellectual (bio. laid-in) whose details appear inside front cover and on title page. 544 pages. Index. "By far the best book yet published about the causes and origins of the second world war. Dr. Leibovitz has therefore, in this book, done more than lay bare the evidence which helps us understand the past and has actually written a text that helps us to understand the present and the future." - Tony Benn, British MP. "A courageous and uncompromising study of the secret diplomacy leading to the second World War. Documen... View more info

Through the Mackenzie Basin - A Narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River Treaty Expedition of 1899 (This Volume Also Contains: Notes on the Mammals and Birds of Northern Canada By Roderick Macfarlane)

By: Mair, Charles

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Toronto, Briggs, William: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42102725

Condition: Very Good


494 pages. Half-leather binding. "In 1899 a treaty with the Indians of the great Mackenzie basin followed the report of a Senate select Committee, chaired by Sir John Schultz; but, owing to the absence of roads and markets, and other essentials of civilized life, not to speak of the vast unsettled areas of prairie to the south, the incoming, until now that the railways are projected, of any great body of immigrants was very wisely discouraged, and this in the interest of the settler himself. The following narrative, therefore, has lain in the author's diary since the year of the expedit... View more info

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Autology, study thyself;: And autopathy, cure thyself,

By: Moras, E. R

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Highland Park, Illinois, 1912

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 127H1384

ISBN: B0006AIV5U

Condition: Good


B0006AIV5U 295 pages. "Cell-Matter is the only Cure-Matter - Mind is not Cell-Matter, therefore, Mind does not cure Matter. As Time and Space are mere conveniences of Cosmic Matter, so Mind and Thought are mere incidences of Cell-Matter." - from forward to first edition in 1903. The author was unseccessful in convincing his 'rutty' medical colleagues to accept his theory so took it directly to the public in this book. Tissue-protected sepia-tone frontispiece portrait of author. Suede exterior adorned with gilt. Unmarked. Average external wear with a half-inch of loss to bottom ... View more info

The Prevention of Nuclear War - Physicians for Social Responsibility (British Columbia Chapter)

By: Perry, Thomas L.: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Physicians for Social Responsibility, B.C. Chapter: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41502241

Condition: Good


338 pages. Proceedings of a Symposium held at the University of British Columbia March 5-6, 1983. "We have created a technology that acts at speeds beyond our biological ability to cope. Yet the programs upon which the computer will act are themselves products of human thought which cannot possibly anticipate every situation and every event. By their very nature, therefore, they are highly fallible. We must face up to this fact. Nuclear arms are literally out of human control." - from foreward by David Suzuki. Moderate wear. Letter 'F' atop half-title page else contents clean an... View more info

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Memories never lost: Stories of the pioneer women of the Cowichan Valley and a brief history of the valley, 1850-1920

By: Pioneer Researchers (compiled by)

Price: $79.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Canada, The Researchers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713G1234

ISBN: 0889257248

Condition: Very Good


0889257248 344 pages including index and footnotes. Covers the time span from when the earliest white settlers arrived in the Cowichan Valley to 1920, when conditions changed very rapidly. Indluces the area extending from Maple Bay to Lake Cowichan, and from Cowichan Bay and Cowichan Station north to Westholme. Puts the stories of these women in the context of their times, therefore the reader will find that the Valley's history has been divided into naturally occurring sections showing where development took place. The first part of each section sketches the history of that period and is ... View more info

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Work, 1961-1973

By: Rainer, Yvonne

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Canada, New York University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H0812

ISBN: 0814773605

Condition: Fair


0814773605 338 pages. Chronology. Selected bibliography. Many black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. "So here I am, in a sense, trying to 'replace' my performances with a book, greedily pushing language to clarify what already was clear in other terms. But, alas, gone. This has seemed one good reason to compile a book 'out of' the remains of my performances, letting the language fall where it may. Let it be said simply 'She usually makes performances and has also made a book.' There can be no comparison, therefore no need for apology." - from Introduction. Unmarke... View more info

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The Universal Unified Field Law and The Law of Universal Creation of Mass-Energy

By: Sarantites, A.D. (Signed)

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Universal Science Foundation: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 626A1579

Condition: Good


281 pages. Author signed and inscribed this copy to John Dumont upon front free endpaper. "In this presentation, it will be shown that all components within every system, including all primary measurable forms of mass-energy and all complex components derived therefrom, function perpetually in accordance with the laws of motion in absolute freely-moving-body environments. It will also be shown that the bonding forces of any structural frame of any particle are nothing more and nothing less than the stability that results from pure vector mechanics in equilibria, functioning as freely-mo... View more info

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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, July 17, 1926 - Missionaries and Machine Guns

By: Scott, C.W.; Malon, Winifred; Clark, Marian Bruce; Johns, E.B.; Lewis, James H.; Neil, Judge Henry; Finger, Charles J.; Hopp, William F.; Heurlaux, Captain Alfred; Barnet, Harry E.; Lowden, Carl Schurz; Whittier, John G.

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4918

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: A Wasted Sugar Supply - Honey from Honeybees; Wild Youth Proves a Myth - 'girls and boys' between 35 and 45 are rolling up the crime wave; Making the Government Efficient - reorganization would cut 100,000 unnecessary employees from federal payrolls; The White House - a Mecca for Cranks - Secret Service men must be ever alert to guard the President from the Unbalanced; Missionaries and Machine Guns - many preachers of the gospel do not want the protection of bullets; Tom Learns to Play the Game - an American boy who on mastering himself was able to direct others; Henry For... View more info