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Electro-Plating for the Amateur

By: Warburton, L.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Apple Blossom Books: 1973

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 621C8092

ISBN: 0853440565

Condition: Good


0853440565 106 pages. Black and white diagrams. "Intended to provide some really useful information about small-scale electro-plating and secondly, whilst avoiding technicalities, to give emphasis to those essential details which must be carefully attended to if successful work is to be carried out." - from Preface. Average soiling and wear. Pencil notes on back cover. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

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"Bob" - The Autobiography of a Cocker Spaniel

By: Warner, A.L.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Whitman: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 257C6005

Condition: Good


34 pages. Profusely illustrated in black and white. "No matter how well you know your dog you will have a better understanding of him after you read this book. While educational in purpose and simply written this book maintains reader interest without a log. The illustrations are accurate in every detail. Truly, this book is an excellent addition to your child's library." - from page 3. Two-inch tear to fore-edge of page 31. 2" x 1" chunk missing from lower corner of front cover. Prior owner's name and date (1941) atop front cover. Binding intact. A sound copy of this... View more info

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NABOB - THE FIRST CANADIAN - MANNED AIRCRAFT CARRIER

By: WARRILOW, BETTY (compiler)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Escort Carriers Association: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118G2974

ISBN: 0969343809

Condition: Very Good


0969343809 210 pages. Index. Printed on glossy stock. Abundantly illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos. Magnificently illustrated endpapers. "The story of HMS NAbob's short career which climaxed when she was torpedoed off Norway's North Cape on August 22, 1944." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy of this engaging and informative work. View more info

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Corkscrews for collectors

By: Watney, Bernard

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 817C6150

ISBN: 0856671134

Condition: Very Good


0856671134 160 pages. Index. Selected bibliography. Loaded with informative black and white photographs. "Provides the first comprehensive history of the corkscrew. The informative and entertaining text covers developments in the design and mechanical principles of the corkscrew and traces the mainstream of inventions emanating from England and America... Likely to remain the standard work on the subject for many years to come." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A lovely copy of this handsome volume. View more info

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Jack Shadbolt

By: Watson, Scott

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 145A8521

ISBN: 0888946147

Condition: Fine


0888946147 243 pages. Index. "Lavishly illustrated with the art of Jack Shadbolt - 220 illustrations, including 110 in colour... In chronicling Shadbolt's development, the author has created a portrait that gives an insightful look at the nature of the artistic sensibility, enriched with liberal excerpts from the painter's own writings on art and the life of an artist." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover. Only defect is upon front free endpaper where it appears a presentation plate has been rem... View more info

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Canadian Art Magazine, Spring 1992, Volume 9, Number 4: The Inside Story on Bill Reid's Washington Embassy Project

By: Watson, Scott; Tousley, Nancy; Gagnon, Francois-Marc; Schjeldahl, Peter

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Art Foundation / Key Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2966

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Bill Reid and the Washington Embassy Project - the little canoe that grew; Architecture and Ethics; Vancouver artist Ken Lum; Jean-Paul Riopelle's work at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Bruce Nauman charts passage into the turbulent human soul; Jack Shadbolt - the eminence grise of West-Coast modernism muses on life, art and a sense of place. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Erotic Spirituality - The Vision of Konarak

By: Watts, Alan

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52404688

Condition: Very Good


125 pages. 100 evocative black and white photographs. "A celebration of music, love, and religious ecstasy." - Alex Comfort. Offers a vision of the infinite moods of sexuality, as captured in stone by sculptors during the eleventh to thirteenth centuries in India. "The substantial interpretive text by Alan Watts fills out for the reader the cultural context in which Konarak and other temples were built. A fascinating and authoritative work." - Publishers Weekly. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. Nice tight copy. View more info

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The Mezzotint: History and Technique

By: Wax, Carol

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 639A4663

ISBN: 0810936038

Condition: Fine


0810936038 296 pages. List of Suppliers. Selected Bibliography. Index. "... Traces the evolution of the mezzotint from its invention in the seventeenth century to its phenomenal growth in the eighteenth century as a means of disseminating inexpensive copies of popular painting subjects... The extensive technical section includes step-by-step descriptions and illustrations of the procedures for making mezzotints, from the selection, care and preparation of tools, to the various kinds of plates, inks and papers that may be used, to the incorporation of other graphic processes for special... View more info

Did I Miss Anything?: Selected Poems 1973-1993

By: Wayman, Tom

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23103534

ISBN: 1550170929

Condition: Very Good


1550170929 222 pages. Over the past twenty years Wayman's humour, wit and imagination have illuminated social issues from Vietnam to the 1983 BC General Strike, and economic concerns such as the work we do and its effects on us both on and off the job. His vibrant poems have also created hilarious and searching assessments of love, death and the state of our natural environment. For the first time, this volume makes available a selection of two decades of Wayman's widely read and frequently honoured poems, and a few new ones as well. Light wear. Unmarked. Tight and square. Nice copy. View more info

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Katzie Ethnographic Notes, The Faith of a Coast Salish Indian (Anthropology in British Columbia)

By: Wayne Suttles; Diamond Jenness

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Province Of British Colombia: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 738G3678

ISBN: 0771880863

Condition: Good


0771880863 92 pages. Two maps. Reprint of the 1955 first edition. Prior owner's name blacked out atop title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this informative work. View more info

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Yarding and Loading Handbook

By: WCB of British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Board)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia: 1981

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 762G2716

Condition: Fair


188 pages. Abundantly illustrated. "Describes safe and unsave loading and yarding methods. The unsafe work practices shown and explained account for many of the serious and fatal accidents which occur in the forest industry each year." - from Introduction. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling. A sound reference copy. View more info

The pioneers 1825-1900. The early British tea and coffee planters and their way of life.

By: Weatherstone, John

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Quiller Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24701573

ISBN: 0907621686

Condition: Fine


0907621686 224 pages including index. One hundred and fifty years ago the British planter arriving in India or Ceylon could hardly expect a bungalow, a deep freeze, a television - let alone an orderly estate of tea bushes. The scene would rather be the dense tropical jungle, disease-carrying insects, and prowling beasts of prey. He would work and live alone, and bivouac for months on end under tropical rains with but the scantiest of provisions. That is why this book is entitled The Pioneers. Author, who was a planter in Ceylon, has done much research covering the pre 1900 period, putting... View more info

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Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion

By: Webb, Gary

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: New York, Seven Stories Press: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 163H1402

ISBN: 1888363681

Condition: Very Good


1888363681 Signed and inscribed by Gary Webb upon half-title page. xxviii, 548 pages. Footnotes, glossary and index. "Shows how the L.A. crack market flourished through a breathtaking combination of government negligence, greed, and criminal conduct... Demonstrates that U.S. government agencies, including the CIA, DEA and FBI, were aware of the activities of this well-connected drug network and did little or nothing to stop it. Indeed, in several instances documented here, the Justice Department, the CIA, and the secret National Security Council unit run by Oliver North, took extraordi... View more info

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Fairground Art: The Art Forms of Travelling Fairs, Carousels & Carnival Midways

By: Weedon, Geoff

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.K., Abbeville Press: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 128A2762

ISBN: 0896595293

Condition: Very Good


0896595293 312 pages. Index. "The first book ever to thoroughly reveal the fascinating history of this unique art form. Featuring over 1,100 illustrations - more than 700 in extravagent color - it has been described by the Los Angeles Herald Examiner as 'a magical delight' and by the Financial Times as 'a dazzling tour-de-force of riotous color... which must now be considered the definitive work... An indispensable guide for dealers and collectors.'" - from dust jacket. Several short closed tears to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. L... View more info

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A populist bibliography: An overview of American populism with numerous sketches of great populist leaders

By: Weems, Bob

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Washington D.C., Populist Action Committee: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227H2311

ISBN: 0935036466

Condition: Good


0935036466 x, 206, [4 ads] pages. Glossy illustrated boards. "Populism is a grassroots movement of the producing people against the parasites. It seeks to work within our constitutional framework, though historically it has never been averse to amending that great document, as time and circumstances dictate, to make the government more responsive to the needs of the people." - Introduction. Chapters include: Taxes and Government Spending; Monopoly Capitalism; America First Nationalism; Culture; State & Regional Studies; The Money Question; Conspiracy Facts and Theories; Racial Nati... View more info

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Destructive Self-Defense - Wrestling Course #4 (Four)

By: Weider, Joseph - Trainer of Champions

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Joseph Weider: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0201

Condition: Good


16 pages. "The most terrifying secrets of self-defense ever known to man - gathered from confidential sources throughout the world - and published here for the first time!" - from front cover. Joseph Weider's Personalized Private Correspondence - The Saga of Wrestling; Wrestling 'Round the World; Know Your Body; Practice Your Footwork!; Learn This Basic Monthly Stance; Practice These Eight "Smash-Down" Holds; Crippling Ground Holds; "Get Behind" Holds; How to Fall Without Injuring Yourself; How to Knock an Opponent Senseless - Even When He's Twice Your Size!; List of ... View more info

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Josepht Weiders's Destructive Self-Defense - Wrestling Lesson #5 (Five) - The Terror Fighting Techniques of the Judo - Ju Jitsu Warriors

By: Weider, Joseph - Trainer of Champions

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Joseph Weider: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0202

Condition: Good


12 pages. "The most terrifying secrets of self-defense ever known to man - gathered from confidential sources throughout the world - and published here for the first time!" - from front cover. How to Smash Down the Toughest Attacker in Seconds by Following these Terror-Fighting Techniques of the Judo-Jujitsu Warriors; Make Your Body "Judo" Tough; Be On the Alert - Guard Against These Sudden Attacks That Can Cripple You Quickly in Judo and Ju Jitsu; Sure-Fire Judo Defense Tactics; How to Annihilate your attacker with these dazzling foot and leg throws; Knock'em Cold with these... View more info

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Joseph Weider's Destructive Self-Defense Course - Lesson No. 6 (Six)

By: Weider, Joseph - Trainer of Champions

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Joseph Weider: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0203

Condition: Good


12 pages. "The most terrifying secrets of self-defense ever known to man - gathered from confidential sources throughout the world - and published here for the first time!" - from front cover. Contents: The Saga of Rough-and-Tumble Fighting; 29 Vital Areas to Hit Hard!; How to Defend Yourself From These Vicious Rough-and-Tumble Tactics; Protect Yourself from these Devastatingly Dangerous and Viciously Rough-and-Tumble Tactics; Self-Defense Tricks that can mean Life or Death to You!; "In-Fighting" - Use your attacker's clothes and body to demolish him; Use these brutal rough a... View more info

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Joseph Weider's Destructive Self-Defense Course - Lesson No. 7 (Seven) - Thuggee - The Stranglers of the Far East

By: Weider, Joseph - Trainer of Champions

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Joseph Weider: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0204

Condition: Good


12 pages. "The most terrifying secrets of self-defense ever known to man - gathered from confidential sources throughout the world - and published here for the first time!" - from front cover. Contents: Joseph Weider's Personalized Private Correspondence - The Stranglers of the Far EAst; Your Throat - the vulnerable areas you must learn to protect; Strengthen Your Neck to Prevent Strangulation; Avoid Attacks from Modern Thugs; Apply These Modern Scientific Strangle Holds; Annihilate the Toughest Man with these Rigid Pressure Strangulations; How to break out of the sure-death strangle... View more info

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Joseph Weider's Destructive Self-Defense Course - Lesson No. 8 (Eight) - Savate - The Brutal Foot Fighting Methods of the French Underground

By: Weider, Joseph - Trainer of Champions

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Joseph Weider: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 739G0205

Condition: Good


12 pages. "The most terrifying secrets of self-defense ever known to man - gathered from confidential sources throughout the world - and published here for the first time!" - from front cover. Contents: Joseph Weider's Personalized Private Correspondence - The Savage Art of Foot Fighting; High Kicks; Medium Kicks; Low Kicks; Put Cyclonic Speed in your Spins with these Savate Pivots - Toe and Heel Pivots; Savate Muscle-Building Exercises; Practice these Leg Movements for Blinding Kicking Speed; Kicking Skill Drill; Terrific Heavy Bag Kicking Exercises; Basic Kicks; Flatten the Toughes... View more info