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Adjustment to Severe Physical Disability: A Metamorphosis

By: Deloach, Charlene

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, McGraw-Hill Inc.,US: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61205670

ISBN: 0070162816

Condition: Good


0070162816 310 pages. Some highlighting/underlining. Designed for professionals-in-training, practicing professionals, and parents or families of disabled persons. Deals with 1. The social misconceptions that impede the physical, psychological, and social adjustment of disabled persons; 2. The effects these misconceptions have on the attitudes and effectiveness of those who work with disabled persons; and 3. existing services, laws, environmental changes, and technological advances that affect both the efforts of professionals and the lives of disabled persons. Authors are Professors of S... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, October 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 258 - My Mine-Sweeping Experiences

By: Dickie, C.J.; White, J.; Rose, F.; Webster, F.; Somerset-Lister, H.; Jordan, J.; Garnett, L.; Gordon, P.; Martyn, F.; McBride, R.; Heald, T.; Turner, F.; West, J.; Gaillard, H.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G3916

Condition: Fair


Pages 442-528 plus 24 pages of nice ads. Features: Hunting Wild Cattle - an Englishman's stirring adventures while catching bulls in Patagonia; My Mine-Sweeping Experiences - Joe W. White describes his WWI mine-sweeping and submarine-hunting adventures in home waters - a valuable record of the dangerous work and daring methods employed by our fishermen in destroying enemy mines and driving away submarines - with great photos; The Golden Nugget (short story); The One-Handed Hunter and the Rhinocerous; In the Wilds of Siberia - Part III - fascinating narrative with many photos of convicts/priso... View more info

A Soldier's Guide to the North

By: Directorate of Military Training Under the Direction of the Chief of the General Staff, AHQ

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Publisher: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24308716

Condition: Good


122 pages. Prepared to help Canadian soldiers live and fight in the Arctic. "...the Finnish and the Russian armies have shown us that Arctic warfare is possible: ... and the Nazis showed us just what can happen to an army that tries to fight in the cold *without* knowing how." Covers 18 topics including: Arctic Clothing; Load Carrying Equipment; Small Arms and Ammunition; Pitching and Striking Tentage; Camp and Tent Group Routine; Survival; Communications; and many more. Contains many diagrams and humourous illustrations. Unmarked but for attractive rubber stamp to front cover rea... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), September - October, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3744

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Rate application explained; Reprints of Victoria Times and Vancouver Sun articles on B.C. Tel's application for higher rates; Lionel Edwards is featured in a photo-illustrated article on how he uses an oscilloscope to spot faults in the video portion of television transmission; Photos of preparations of new automatic equipment in Kerrisdale for a 20,000 line conversion - with photos of Glen Turner, Len Davis, Thor Andersen, Berry Smith, Harris Howe, Fred Smith, George Kozak and John Green; Retirement photos of Vera Gillespie and Nancy Robertson; 19 photos of recent sales tr... View more info

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Stroking Exercises on Ice - The (Figure Skating) Dance Training Methods of Natalia Dubova - Volume I, The Basics: VHS Video Tape in Case

By: Dubova, Natalia

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, CAM: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 312A9046

Condition: Very Good


VHS video tape in case. Featuring: Elizaveta Stekolnikova and Dmitri Kazarlyga. Will assist viewers at all levels of ability in attaining the power, speed, and control typified by world-class skaters. Dubova is the world-renowned coach of Olympic medal winners Usova and Zhulin, Klimova and Ponomarenko, and Gritschuk and Platov. "I have seen Natalia in action, teaching her stroking exercises to skaters at all levels... her video will be a great asset to any skating program." - Louis Stong, Coach of World Champions Underhill and Martini and Kurt Browning. Length of tape not stated. ... View more info

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Straight Ahead: The Story of Stan Kenton

By: Easton, Carol

Price: $59.95

Publisher: U.S.A., William Morrow: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G4443

ISBN: 0688001963

Condition: Good


0688001963 252 pages. Nice black and white photo section. "No yardstick can measure, no musicologist can trace the influence of Stan Kenton on popular music of the mid-twentieth century... The dimensions of his contribution are staggering... his band served as a training ground for a generation of musicians dedicated to keeping the flickering flame of jazz alive in an alien environment." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon half-title page, otherwise book clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-... View more info

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Stop! Sit! And Think

By: Eisenmann, Charles P. (Signed)

Price: $395.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Self-Published: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 236A9432

Condition: Good


201 pages. Author's neat signature and inscription upon dedication page. "The only 20th century manual for educating all dogs, by the owner and educator of The Littlest Hobo." - subtitle. "The step-by-step account of an intellectual breakthrough between man and dog. A revolutionary method of teaching a dog how to think, reason and behave that is a step ahead of society's thinking." - from foreward. Illustrated in black and white. Binding sound. Average wear. Unmarked. A quality copy of this classic manual. View more info

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Dinosaurs To Defence: A Story Of The Suffield Block

By: Emson, J B ; Farndale, Martin ; Batus

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Purnell: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 416H3616

ISBN: B004OASQ8K

Condition: Good


B004OASQ8K 144 pages. Bibliography. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "Provides a fascinating background into the life of those of us who live and train with the British Army Training Unit Suffield. It also records the history of this magnificent part of Canada and is an excellent piece of joint Anglo-Canadian work." - Foreword. Gift greetings atop half-title page. Moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Canadian Army and the Normandy Campaign: A Study of Failure in High Command

By: English, John A.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Praeger: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 811H4112

ISBN: 027593019X

Condition: Fair


027593019X xx, 347 pages. Index, footnotes, appendices, list of abbreviations, and select bibliography. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. "Analyzes the impact of the British military model on the Canadian corps in terms of doctrine, training, command and staff appointments, equipment, and organization. Presents a critical analysis of Canadian operations in Normandy, giving special attention to the Canadian Army's inability to close the 'Falaise Gap' in a timely manner." - dust jacket. Former library copy with usual markings, heavy wear, major spine slant, and open... View more info

Aids to Ophthalmic Nursing - Nurses Aids Series

By: Farfor, Una C.M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Bailliere, Tindall and Cox: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62306652

Condition: Very Good


230 pages including index. Minor spine lean to right. Provides concisely, clearly and simply just that quantity of information which the nurse needs to possess, gathered together in a well-illustrated easily read and easily carried volume. Author, by virtue of her training and subsequent responsibilities at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and latterly as Matron of Bristol Eye Hospital, two of the only three centres in Britain to grant a special Opthalmic Nursing Diploma to student nurses, is well qualified to produce this book. Red boards with black writing thereon. View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 5, 1961 - Bing Crosby Calls on Pete Martin

By: Fehrenbach, T.R.; Plantz, D.J.; Duganne, Phyllis; Standish, Robert; Crosby, Bing; taylor, F.J.; Silverman, M.; Alsop, S.; Nicholson, A.; Alexander, Louis; Stern, R.M.; Gardner, E.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4196

Condition: Good


68 pages. Short Stories: Combat Chaplain; The Time of Evenson; That Girl Upstairs; The Model From Madison Avenue. Articles: Bing Crosby interviews Pete Martin (part 1 of 2) - includes photo of Martin with Marilyn Monroe in 1956; Wizard with Rocks - Rock Garden Designer Rhozo Fuso Kado - color-photo-illustrated article; Can We Get Rid of Bad Doctors?; Master of the Pentagon - William McNamara - article including one-page photo portrait; The Return of the Gaslight; Texas Helps Her Little Latins - now preschool English-language training gives Spanish-speaking children a chance to shed the bonds... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, January 11 1941

By: Feliks Topolski etc

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3374

ISBN: B006OB551I

Condition: Fair


B006OB551I 32 pages. Features: Fall of Bardia (cover photo); Photo of King George II talking with General Metaxas, the Greek Prime Minister; Page of illustrations show how ice and snow are silent enemies of the bomber; Illustrations of tank warfare in Libya; Two pages of illustrations of R.A.F. unit badges and mottoes; Four photos of Tobruk - General Wavell's new goal; Two pages of Australian troops training for their successful assault on Bardia, including Major-General Iven Giffard Mackay; The War with Nazi Germany - article discusses Hitler's assault on Britain and the victory at Bardia; T... View more info

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Southwold Remembers... The Fingal Observer, No. 4 B & G School

By: Ferguson, Blair

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Township of Southwold: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2123

ISBN: 0973201924

Condition: Good


0973201924 iv, 132 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this informative WWII reference. View more info

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Canada's Wings

By: Field, Peter J.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C9679

Condition: Good


126 pages. "The story of the Royal Canadian Air Force... Here are not only first-hand stories of raids and combats, but also the no less thrilling story of the vast Empire Training Scheme which, in itself, is one of the key pillars in the great foundations upon which victory is being so surely built." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's signature upon front free endpaper. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket. A sound copy. View more info

Fighting Firearms - Journal of Armed Professionals: Fall 1995

By: First Ed

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Omega Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13104291

Condition: Good


82 pages. Features: Exclusive look at mysterious PM-84 SMG; PM-63 - Terrorists' cold war weapon of choice; Astonishing new training ammo; truth about training drills; what happened to the M14?; U.S. Krag - An arms race America lost; Silent CQB Suppressors; Hot Sniper Gear; Stechkin Micro-SMG. Moderate wear. Solid unmarked copy. View more info

Lecture notes on cardiology

By: Fleming, James Samuel

Price: $39.95

Publisher: U.K., Blackwell Scientific: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 52507386

ISBN: 0632086009

Condition: Good


0632086009 326 pages including index. "...Will prove invaluable for those training in cardiac surgery and useful for both physicians and surgeons preparing for examinations." - British Journal of Hospital Medicine. Crease to front cover. Yellow highlighting to first half of book. Moderate wear. View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), May-June, 1959 - Dismantling the Agassiz-Chilliwack Span

By: Force, William R.: Editor

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3742

Condition: Good


36 pages. Contents: C.W. Halford becomes new General Commercial Manager; Operator Distance Dialing comes to B.C.; Photo of the Vancouver toll operating centre in the William Farrell Building; Article on the high cost of accidents; Six photos of the tear-down of the highwire span which connected Agassiz and Chilliwack since 1910; Conversion Jobs Sparked Romances; Phoning Powell River to Ottawa by O.D.D. (Operator Dial Direct); Photos of dozens of staffers at social events; Photos of company sales training; Photo-illustrated article on Roland Robinson - maintenance man near Creston who drives a... View more info

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Falconry in Mews and Field

By: Ford, Emma

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Newton Center, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Charles t Branford: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 642C9519

ISBN: 0713440473

Condition: Fair


0713440473 192 pages. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Colour and black and white photos. "A detailed account of the rules and practice of falconry, the husbandry and breeding of birds of prey, and the many species that can be trained." - from dust jacket. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Still a worthy reading copy. *Please note: missing pages 117 and 118 which fall in the eagles section. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine, May 27, 1996 - The Battle for B.C. (British Columbia)

By: Fotheringham, Allan; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4893

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Passing of Scott Brayton and John Burgess; National Unity Debate; Guy Bertrand and Quebec's right to self-determination; Unity Debate - furor over fraud and illegal spending by both sides; The Quebec Gridlock; Photo of Brian Mulroney with psychic JoJo Savard; In British Columbia, Gordon Campbell's Liberals vs. Glen Clark and the NDP; Shaky Grip on Power in India; Liberia descends into brutal anarchy - article with very graphic photo; Robert Dole quits Senate to pursue U.S. Presidency; The Tragedy of Admiral Jeremy Michael (Mike) Boorda of the U.S. Navy; Eight climbers die ... View more info

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HMCS Swansea : The Life and Times of a Frigate

By: Fraser M. McKee

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 161A4689

ISBN: 0920277896

Condition: Fine


0920277896 190 pages. Index. Bibliography. Index. Oblong 9" x 11". "The story of a ship. Just one of Canada's several hundred warships. It is also the story of the men who served in her, and of other ships who operated with her, in wartime in EG-9, and in peacetime in her various training roles. It is a representative tale that could have been told, and has been, of any one of a hundred similar ships of the Royal Canadian Navy. So why this particular ship? Because HMCS Swansea is typical, yet atypical. Typical in that she participated in the Battle of the Atlantic in the... View more info