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KANSAS: Point of Know (no) Return

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Warner Brothers Pub: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 563H3951

ISBN: B0745W24CN

Condition: Fair

B0745W24CN 59 pages. Five pages of nice colour photos of the band and members. Includes piano sheet music, lyrics and guitar chords for these songs: Point of No Return; Paradox; The Spider; Portrait (He Knew); Closet Chronicles; Dust in the Wind; Sparks of the Tempest; Lightning's Hand; Nobody's Home; Hopelessly Human. Above-average wear. Sticker removal marks on illustrated front cover. Binding weak - first three pages partially loose. Why is this copy so worn? Because these songs are so awesome to play! Who can forget the first time they heard Dust in the Wind? Despite its deficienc... View more info

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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608


Condition: Good

B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0948


Condition: Fair

B004J12SXS 42 pages. Features: Cover illustration of President Woodrow Wilson; Nice illustrated ad for the Mitchell Six car inside front cover; One-page illustrated ad for Johns-Manville coal preservation products; Illustrated one-page Fisk Cord Tire ad shows natives carrying crude rubber to a waiting ship; "Over Here" - fiction by E.D. Biggers; The President - a profile of Woodrow Wilson by Richard Washburn Child; A Shipbuilder on the Job - photo-illustrated article on Homer L. Ferguson (with photo of black men hard at work above caption "Don't you dare come and tell us that the ... View more info

Conversations with John Gardner (Literary Conversations Series)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Jackson, MS, U.S.A., University Press of Mississippi: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56109027

ISBN: 0878054227

Condition: Fair

0878054227 310 pages including index. In the absence of an autobiography these captivating interviews serve as John Gardner's commentary upon his life and work. Together they give both a self-assessment and a self-revealing look at this fascinating writer who died prematurely. Usual library markings. Moderate wear and lean to spine. Front free endpaper removed. View more info

Enough is Enough: Aboriginal Women Speak Out

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Women's Press (CA): 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73200766

ISBN: 088961119X

Condition: Very Good

088961119X 253 pages. "A book really telling our story would offer different things to different people. Indian women, who read it would say, 'Why, if they could do that - accomplish that - then we can too.' To white women and others, it would be an education: they would see what life on a reserve is like for women. They would see what all our protesting has been about." - Glenna Perley to Editor. Bit of high-lighting else unmarked and clean with very light wear. Attractive copy. View more info

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In Grandpa's Shoes

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Essence: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124A8350

ISBN: 1894169220

Condition: Good

1894169220 355 pages. "Portrays one of many Reformation Christian families who fled from persecution as the immigrated from Holland to Prussia to Russia and finally to the United States and on to Canada. The suffering they endured to preserve the faith of their fathers is a dominant theme... Later, their great-granddaughter, the author, married a Canadian of Ukrainian Polish descent, and together they returned to minister in Eastern Europe and Russia where their ancestors had lived, following the theme, In Grandpa's Shoes." - from back cover. Average wear. Crease to front cover. U... View more info

Peacemaking in the 1990s: A guide for Canadians

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA / Vancouver, Gordon Soules Book Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86203424

ISBN: 0919574939

Condition: Fine

0919574939 309 pages. "Brings together timely contributions from respected authorities, including physicians, veterans, scientists and ecologists. They provide urgently needed wisdom and practical advice for Canadians who wish to promote world peace, justice and disarmament." - Alex M. Bryans, M.D. Clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Survival - The Story of a Life: 1942-2001 *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 2001

Edition: Third Printing (Revised)

Seller ID: 15103904

ISBN: 0969730713

Condition: Fine

0969730713 180 pages. Author's signature and inscription to Jim Munro, of Munro's Books, Victoria, upon front flyleaf. The graphic recollections of a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II. "Richard Sewell writes very well, the major publishing houses to which he sent the manuscript said so, but they were very sorry to have to say 'no' and pass it by - 'because it might possibly offend the Japanese, who are now, after all, our (business) friends and allies... Tackles squarely the question of why and how such systematic, deliberate, and intense cruelty was endemic in the Japanes tr... View more info

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Alberta Bound

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Alberta, Canada, Alexa Church, Calgary, AB: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648G3084

ISBN: 092010911X

Condition: Fine

092010911X 168 pages. List of burial sites. Printed upon glossy stock with reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The story of the Church and Black families who settled in the Balzac area of Alberta when there was neither a Balzac nor an Alberta. They took a great gamble in coming but they made it and that's the story in this book." - from dust jacket. Pocket inside back cover contains folded sheet with colour maps of the WJ Church Nose Creek Homestead, Balzac Church Lands and Yankee Valley Kinniburgh /Black Lands. This book is as new with the exception of gift greeti... 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

Toys (Affordable collectibles series)

By: Affordable Collectibles

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Tuscon, AZ, HP Trade: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51301391

ISBN: 0895862506

Condition: Good

0895862506 96 pages including index. Tells you what you need to know to become a successful toy collector. Stimulating text and more than 120 colour photographs inform and entertain. Learn the fascinating history of toys - how they're made and who made them. Includes comprehensive price guide, glossary and bibliography. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

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Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals

By: Alinsky, Saul David

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc: 1971

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 344H1392

ISBN: 0394443411

Condition: Good

0394443411 xxvi, 196 pages. "Lest we forget... the very first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom - Lucifer." - from page ix. "The revolutionary force today has two targets, moral as well as material. Its young protagonists are one moment reminiscent of the idealistic early Christians, yet they also urge violence and cry, 'Burn the system down!' They have no illusions about the system, but plenty of illusions about the way to change the world. It is to this point that I have written this boo... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 14, 1964 -  Walter Homburger / The Christmas When Canadians Drove Into Ortona

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 14, 1964 - Walter Homburger / The Christmas When Canadians Drove Into Ortona

By: Allen, T.J.; MacLennan, Hugh; Lower, A.R.M.; Gilmour, Clyde; Levy, Lillian; Dunwoody, Derm; Phillips, Alan

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean-Hunter: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4696

Condition: Good

66 pages. Features: Cover photo of lady curler; Carling Black Label ad inside front cover claims it is Canada's best-selling (international) beer and shows ship exporting it to the world; Stephen Lewis - boy socialist of the NDP who's giving the old-line parties lessons in winning elections - article with caricature; How Computers May Catch Bad Drivers Before They Smash Up; Since When Did the Truth Become More Dangerous Than Danger Itself? (Editorial); Will Wawa's gun-totin' Christians fight for peace in Tanganyika? - Leigh Coop and Canadian Lay Missioners; Vintage one-page colour ad for the ... View more info

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They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

By: Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737A4693

ISBN: 0889223319

Condition: Fine

0889223319 300 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated with colour photos, black and white photos and images of the petroglyphs discussed. "Describes, among many other things, the solitary spiritual meditations of young people in the mountains, a form of education once essential to all those who wished to succeed in life with their particular talents... Opens a discussion of some of the issues in rock research that relate to 'notating' and 'writing' on the landscape, around the world and through the millennia. This landmark publication presents a well-researched hypothesis to explain ... View more info

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A Bas La Haine!

By: Arcand, Adrien

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions La Verite: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328G2274

Condition: Fair

141 pages. Text in French. Author was a McGill University educated, Montreal-based journalist, federalist and Canadian National Socialist. He led a series of nationalist political movements in the 1930s and 1940s beginning with the Parti National Social Chretien. In the 1960s he was an influential mentor to Ernst Zundel who had recently arrived in Canada from Germany. - online reference. Another online reference states "the book purports to show that 'the only real spreaders of hate are the Jews, because the moment you say one word against them, they brand you as anti-Semite.'" - ... View more info

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The Story of Island Copper

By: Aspinall, Craig

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, BHP Minerals: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 121A7498

ISBN: 0969972806

Condition: Fine

0969972806 184 pages including index. Records the early exploration years and accomplishments of the hundreds of men and women who worked the mine for 25 years, and touches on contributions to the community of the miners and their families. Primarily a chronological history of an open pit copper mine and mill which utilized the ingenuity and skills of its people to ensure the mine's survival in the face of the challenges of a rugged environment, a low grade orebody and economic recession. But it also tells a more personal story through photographs and anecdotes from the mines's veterans, man... View more info

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Communism: The Unpunished Crime

By: Astons, S.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Prelude: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344C6214

Condition: Good

31 pages. Profusely illustrated with grisly black and white archival illustrations. "This booklet traces the 69 years of communist rule, since the communist's first conquest, Russia, in 1917. The record of communism is not a pretty sight. It does not make uplifting reading. But, the heart-rending photos on the page are a fair representation of the record of the communists year in, year out, in whatever country they have conquered or attempted to conquer. In these pages, we are seeking to be a voice for the voiceless. Millions have died, but there has been no trial for the communist ... View more info

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British Columbia Heritage Cookbook

By: Atkinson, Mary

Price: $39.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 758G0565

ISBN: 0920620604

Condition: Good

0920620604 124 pages. Index. "Includes 161 recipes - many named after the places they came from or the people who provided them to the author... The first book to explore, in depth, the unique regional cooking of British Columbia." - from back cover. Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, January (Jan.) 30, 1977 - Proposal for a Palestinian State

By: Baker, Russell; Sheehan, Edward R.F.; Cherry, Laurence; Wills, Garry; Germond, Jack W.; Lacey, Robert; Huxtable, Ada Louise; Chambers, Andrea; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3948

Condition: Good

72 pages. Features: John Newcombe fashion ad; A Proposal for a Palestinian State - article with map and photos; Solving the Mysteries of Pain; Opera singer Shirley Verrett Gambles on Superstardom - article with photo; Congress or Jimmy Carter - Who's in Charge?; All about the Queen - on her Silver Jubilee; Unbuilt Buidings - they exist only in models, drawings, archives and designer's fantasies - great illustrated architecture article; Calvin Klein's Romantic Season - fashion article with nice photos, including Klein with his business partner Barry Schwartz. Neat library stamp atop front cov... View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, February 12, 1961:

By: Baldwin, Hanson W.; Palmer, C.B.; Raksin, A.H.; Galton, Lawrence; Quesada, E.R.; Schuach, Murray; Fitz-Gibbon, Bernice; Samuels, Gertrude; Glueck, Grace H.; Barclay, Dorothy; Furling, William Barry; Claiborne, Craig

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1656

Condition: Fair

88 pages. Features: Many color-photo fashion ads in this issue; Cover photo of John Eagle and Family of Cabin Creek Valley, West Virginia - this miner has been jobless for 15 months; If Sixteen Countries Had the (Nuclear) Bomb; Feature article on the depressed mining town of Cabin Creek, West Virginia - article with seven sombre photos scenes including what financially challenged Americans did in the days before food stamps and EBT cards; Labor Lawyer Arthur J. Goldberg becomes Labor Secretary - article with photos, including a shot of Goldberg with JFK; A Review of Freud's Psychoanalysis 50 ... View more info