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The Heart of Hero (Smart Pages)

By: Caughill, Michael

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Racine, WI, Golden Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24801946

ISBN: 030775751X

Condition: Fine


030775751X 10 page board book. Megara can't help falling in love with Hercules, the hero in training. Their tale of love comes alive in this Smart Pages book. Includes over 100 words and sounds. Just touch the pages! Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Illustrated London News, June 24, 1933: Mysterious Royal Tomb of the Byzantine-Nubian Period

By: Chesterton, G.K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1007

Condition: Good


Pages 919- 950. Features: Cover photo of magnificent jewel encrusted silver crown found in mysterious Royal tomb; Four pages of photos and text describe treasure from intact tombs of mysterious Nubian kings; One-page photo portrait of the Austrian Chancellor ("Little Napoleon") of his country, Dr. Dollfuss, sworn enemy of Nazis, in a London garden; photos of personalities of the week include Austrian diplomat Dr. Wasserbach, Miss Freya Stark, Dr. Habicht (Nazi state inspector for Austria), Sir Edward Grigg, Sir A. W. Renton, Prof. Raymond Moley, Sir Ernest Moir, and King Feisal of Iraq... View more info

Dogfight: Jet Fighters in Combat (Osprey Colour Series)

By: Chris Allan

Price: $44.99

Publisher: London, Osprey Pub Co: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24308384

ISBN: 0850458668

Condition: Good


0850458668 128 pages. Profusely illustrated with vivid colour photography. Rather than an air combat manual, this is an attempt to capture the excitement of visual air combat through the medium of still photography. Photographed during the course of normal training flights in the UK and USA using hand-held cameras, or a camera pod of the author's own design. Moderate wear. View more info

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Zinnia 1932 - Yearbook (Year Book) of The (British Columbia) Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital Training School for Nurses

By: Clarke, Mary (Editor)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, The Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital Training School for Nurses: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 569C7815

Condition: Good


58 pages. Oblong 8" x 11". Includes many black and white photos and annual lists of graduates from the program from 1892 through 1931. Printed upon glossy stock. Attractive textured chocolate brown covers decorated with red, green and gilt. Binding sound. Moderate wear. Crease to front cover. Prior owner's name, Mary Clarke, atop first blank leaf. (Ms. Clarke was editor of this publication). Light pencil writing and markings to page 48. Attractive contemporary local ads on last ten pages. A high-quality copy of this beautiful and informative yearbook. View more info

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Collier's Magazine, April 12, 1947 - General Eisenhower in United Jewish Appeal Ad

By: Cloete, Stuart; Stewart, Ramona; Milhon, William; Wilson, Jay; Taylor, Samuel W.; Ruesch, Hans; Scheuer, Philip K.; Asbury, Herbert; Matthews, Herbert L.; Groth, John; Hersey, John; Hartwell, Dickson

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1590

Condition: Good


90 pages. Articles: From Rags to Riches - Chaplin in a Bluebeard role; America's Number One Mystery Man (part 1 of 2) - the career of Frank Costello and his strange empire - great photos; John Bull Sees Red, White and Blue - Britain's privations give rise to bitter criticism of America; Dem Bums Abroad - Brooklyn Dodgers did their spring training in Havana, Cuba; Mr. Secretary Marshall (conclusiont) - his military background can help him achieve diplomatic victories; The Happy Gentleman - Frank Crowninshield - article with photo. Fiction: The Blast (part 1 of 2); The Blond Hairpin; Promise in... View more info

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One on One with the Stars - Volume 3: Junior - 60 Minute VHS Video Tape in Case

By: Coffey, Paul, Lemieux, Mario; Hull, Bobby; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Spectrum: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216A0365

Condition: Fair


60 minute VHS video tape. "Designed to satisfy the needs of the Midget to Junior age player - the recreational adult hockey player will also benefit from the instructions in this program. Bobby Hull, Paul Coffey, Mario Lemieux and others demonstrate more advanced shooting, skating and fitness/training exercise and techniques." - from case. Above-average wear with usual library markings. Worthy working copy. View more info

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The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 161, September (Sept.) 18, 1917

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A0918

Condition: Good


Front cover illustration of Quinn's Post, Anzac. This issue devoted to "New Zealand and the War". Topics: Military training before the war; origin of the expeditionary force; the training system explained; campes and permanent bases; the importance of dentists; Canvas Camp; the man-power problem; the Maoris; the Military Service Act of 1916; The Capture of Samoa; Departure of the Expeditionary Force; Arrival in Egypt; Zeithoun Camp; Fighting on the Canal; Gallipoli; The Work of the New Zealanders; The Evacuation; Return to Egypt; The New Zealanders in France; Battle of the Somme; Mes... View more info

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The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 166, October (Oct.) 23, 1917. The Adbication of King Constantine / Care of Disabled British Soldiers

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A0923

Condition: Good


Cover portrait of King Alexander, Constantine's Second Son and Successro. Abundantly illustrated with black and white photos. Contents: effect of the 'Battle of Athens", December 1916; Exposure of Constantine's hostility to the entente; The history of modern Greece; entente doubts and difficulties; position of Italy; Exchange of Notes; Effect of Russian Revolution and American Intervention; The Thessalian Crops; Entente Discussions; M. Jonnart appointed High Commissioner; Adbication of King Constantine; The New King, Alexander; Constantine's departure from Greece; M. Venizelos becomes Pr... View more info

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The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War, Part 249, May 27, 1919 *The American Army in Europe*

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A2575

Condition: Good


Great black and white photos. Topics include: America's Contribution; Military Unpreparedness; Conscription of the Nation; The American Divisions; Transport of the Army; The First Troops in France; Reorganization of the French Ports; Vast Work of Transport and Supply; Horses, Staffs, Artillery, Aeroplanes; Training; First Operations; Cantigny; Chateau-Thierry; The Allied Offensive; The Marne; July 18, 1918; St. Mihiel; Advance in the Argonne; March on Sedan; The Armistice; America's Achievement. Average wear. Staples rusty. Covers almost loose from staples. Bit of writing on front cover e... View more info

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Bounding to the Top: The Complete Book on Plyometric Training

By: Costello, Frank

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Athletic Training Consultants: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 341H3194

ISBN: B003H2KH9C

Condition: Good


B003H2KH9C 71 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Diagrams. Undated but appears to be circa 1980. "Discusses the principles of plyometrics, which has been utilized by Europeans and Russians for years. Provides the proper ways to execute plyometric drills and how to incorporate them into a comprehensive training program. Explains drills available for all athletic pursuits but more specifically tailors workouts for football, basketball, volleyball and track and field." - Introduction. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Form three ranks on the road!: A novel

By: Cross, Cordell

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Canada, Aggie Blinkhorn Organization: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A6952

ISBN: 0969624816

Condition: Very Good


0969624816 605 pages including extensive historical information about Vernon Army Cadet Camp (VACC). Black and white photos. "The amusing tale of eight friends who are more than 'survivors.' This is their fourth and last year at the same army cadet camp, and as such, they are expected to make use of their previously learned knowledge, by instructing their juniors... but when 1400 cadets get together, there are new knots devised daily." - from back cover. Prior owner's details inside front cover else clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Nice copy. View more info

Stand by Your Beds

By: Cross, Cordell

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Canada, Aggie Blinkhorn Organization: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23305353

ISBN: 0969624808

Condition: Good


0969624808 370 pages. Second Printing. Light wear and soiling. Black and white photos. With the Korean War winding down, crack Canadian troops were posted to cadet camps in Canada. This tells the hilarious and heartwarming story of seven boys in a camp that holds twelve hundred. To say the least, when the boys arrive in camp, the arms of the Sergeants and Sergeant-Majors, are not quite the same as the arms of their mothers who tearfully said good bye to their departing 'soldiers' at the train station. View more info

The Manitoba Follow-Up Study - A Brief History

By: Cuddy M.D., T. Edward; Robert B. Tate Ph.D.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Manitoba Follow-Up Study: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55608413

ISBN: 0968801307

Condition: Very Good


0968801307 32 pages plus lengthy appendix listing the names and particulars of study participants. Approx. 3/4" thick. "During World War II, Dr. F.A.L. Mathewson was responsible for examination of male aircrew recruits for the Royal Canadian Air Force. His evaluatioon of the fitness of these recruits for pilot training included medical histories, physical examinations, measurments of height, weight, and blood pressure. As well, and unique at that time, was the inclusion of an electrocardiogram, even though its value was uncertain and it was not used as a criterion for recruitment. ... View more info

Radiology in primary care

By: Dalrymple, Glenn V

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A., Mosby: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 61205521

ISBN: 0801611989

Condition: Very Good


0801611989 330 pages including index. Light soiling to edges. Faint wear. Directed to the primary physician in training and in practice. Attempts to organize a portion of radiologic knowledge into a compact and palatable form. DOES include: how to make and develop films, how to position the patient, how to evaluate the film for technical problems, how to select equipment for the office, how to deal with the legalities associated with the use of X-rays, and; how to protect the unborn child. Chapters include: the radiographic image and the radiologic facility, the chest, the abdomen, the g... View more info

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Sight and Sound - Visual Aid to Melody and Harmony: Teacher's Manual

By: Darazs, Arpad; Jay, Stephen

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Boosey & Hawkes: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108C7527

Condition: Fair


110 pages. "Devoted to the development of musicianship through the ear and the voice... Prepares the way for instrumental training as well as for intelligent and more enjoyable music listening." - from Preface. Prior owner's name and date atop title page, otherwise unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy working copy. View more info

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Canadian Aviation Magazine, February 1941- Canadian Aircraft Production

By: Davis, Ray; Keith, Ronald A.; Jouett, Col. John H.; Jordanoff, Assen

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Publishing: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0937

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Cover photo of the first Canadian-built Hampden Bomber leaving Canadian Associated Aircraft Ltd. hangar for its first flight; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great illustrated full-page ad for Brewster shows a great aircraft carrier scene; Nice full-page Vickers ad includes photo of a "Stranraer" - the largest aircraft ever built in Canada; Full-page ad for the Ryan ST-3; Great Wright Aircraft Engine full-page photo ad shows dozens of their large new engines in a warehouse waiting to be shipped; Nice two-page two-colour ad for Snap-On Tools shows a map with t... View more info

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The Secrets of Power Negotiating - You Can Get Anything You Want: 6 Audio Cassette Tapes in Case

By: Dawson, Roger

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, NC: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 447A9112

Condition: Good


6 Audio cassette tapes in case. Author was President of a large real estate operation in California and devised a training system which dramatically improved his company's closing ratios. "This audiocassette program... should make it easier for anyone - executives, managers, salespeople, parents and teachers - to negotiate better, faster and more productively." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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Drama Games: Techniques for Self-Development

By: Dayton, Dr. Tian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Hci: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 442A8366

ISBN: 155874021X

Condition: Good


155874021X 205 pages. "Helps participants get in touch with and express buried feelings in a safe and structured way and offers training in the ability to be creative and spontaneous." - from back cover. Title page removed else clean and unmarked with light wear. Quality copy. View more info

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Shipping Wonders of the World - Training in Sail Today - Part 14 (Fourteen)

By: Dean, F.E.; Howard, Sidney; Hardy, A.C.; Bowen, Frank C.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1046

Condition: Good


Pages 421-452. Many nice black and white photos. Features: Continuation of article on Shackleton's 1914-1916 expedition; Marine Engines and Their Story - Part 3 - the oscillating paddle engines of the last century and the introduction of the surface condenser; A Gallery of Native Craft - article with amazing photos; The Belships - specially designed for taking on board extra heavy/bulky cargo; Training in Sail Today; Ship Surgery - The Suevic was salvaged and fitted with a new bow. Moderate wear. Three-hole punched. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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The Army Field Manual Volume I, The Fundamentals, Part I, The Application of Force - Army Code No. 71344 (Pt.1) D/DAT/13/34/25

By: Defence Council

Price: $199.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Government of the United Kingdom: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3501

Condition: Good


377 pages. Bibliography. Maps. Many black and white reproductions of photos, plus some in colour. Provides historical examples of the principles of war dealing with: Selection and Maintenance of the Aim; Morale; Seven Faces of Morale; Surprise; Offensive Action; Co-operation; Concentration of Force, Economy of Effort, Security, Flexibility, and Administration. Prior owner's armorial bookplate on back of title page otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info