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Out of My Mind

By: Winspear, Francis G.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Morriss Printing Company Ltd.: 1988

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 464H4431

ISBN: B001PQSYMY

Condition: Fair


B001PQSYMY Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. An updated version of the 1968 first edition. 193 pages. Presents "not only his experiences in business, in University teaching, and in the public service generally, but his views on those qualities of mind and heart and behaviour which are essential to leadership in our modern world. They include integrity, keen observation, broad vision, a willingness to work hard, and a sense of urgency." - Foreword. Above-average but not excessive wear. A worthy copy of this fascinating autobiography. View more info

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Woodwork Practice and Theory for Secondary Schools

By: Wishart, Alfred

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp Clark Co. Limited: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 613C6975

Condition: Good


236 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white line diagrams. "A textbook for students of high, technical, vocational, and trade schools, and colleges. Suitable for apprentices, tradesmen and amateur craftsmen." - subtitle. Topics include: drawing, marking, pairing, grinding, sharpening, bench work, machine work, lubrication, gluing and clamping, wood turning, structural work, Veneering, wood carving, finishing materials. Moderate wear. Minimal markings. Binding sound. A quality copy of this extremely practical and informative work. View more info

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Light from the Land of the Sphinx - with Illustrations from the Monuments

By: Witherby, H. Forbes

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 458G2643

Condition: Good


320 pages. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. List of illustrations. Tissue-protected frontispiece. Attractive gilt-decorated chocolate brown front board. Neat gift bookplate, dated 1900, inside front board, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Minor lean to spine. A well-preserved copy of this fascinating work. View more info

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The Hidden Family Upstairs

By: Wolters, Syrt

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Springboard Pub.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151A5099

ISBN: 1895206014

Condition: Very Good


1895206014 136 pages. Author was born in Holland and during WWII was involved in the underground resistance. His family sheltered a Jewish family in their home for 2 and a half years. This work describes vividly how the war years affected the family and their hidden guests. Ends with liberation in 1945 by the Canadians. Gift greetings atop title page else clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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Stevie Wonder Complete Volume 1

By: Wonder, Stevie

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Columbia Pictures Publications: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 812G4584

ISBN: 0898980127

Condition: Good


0898980127 396 pages. Normally we would list all song titles but this incredible work contains ninety (90!) songs, far too many to list. Please inquire if you are looking for specific songs. Here are a few of the better known works included: Boogie On Reggae Woman; Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing; For Once in My Life; If You Really Love Me; Isn't She Lovely; Living For the City; My Cherie Amour; Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours; Sir Duke; Superstition; Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday; You Are the Sunshine of My Life. Bookstore stamp on title page, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A... View more info

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The Sawdust Fusiliers : The Canadian Forestry Corps in the Scottish Highlands in World War Two

By: Wonders, Williams C

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Pulp and Paper Association: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4294

ISBN: 1895288142

Condition: Good


1895288142 xiii, [1], 129 pages. Footnotes. Glossary. Index. Maps. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos in text. Colour frontispiece illustration depicts logging equipment on shore of Loch Ness. "Covers the experiences of the thirty companies of the CFC from their mobilization across Canada to their operations throughout the Scottish Highlands and ultimate return to Canada." - back cover. Former library copy with usual markings. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative Canadian military history. Cooke [3e] p.278. View more info

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A Nature Guide for Farmers

By: Wood, Kerry (Edgar Allardyce)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, The H.R. Larson Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631H1180

ISBN: B002GW6CWU

Condition: Good


B002GW6CWU (5), 116 pages. Black and white illustrations plus centrefold photos. "Dealing with the Canadian Farmer's Pests and Pals among birds and animals seen daily on his home acres." - subtitle. "Reveals their evils and suggests control measures in the case of pests and hands out appreciation and protective encouragement in the case of pals." - from Introduction. Includes chapters on mice, beavers, hawks, snakes, robins, pocket gophers, gophers, bats, big game animals, skunks, and more. Apparently intended for younger readers but definitely informative for older reader... View more info

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Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, July 1962, Number 7, Volume 46 - Night CAS (Close Air Support)

By: Wood, R.K.; Vincent, H.; Graham, C.P.; Hayward, G.E.; McCrary, N.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4342

ISBN: B01B2KVPPK

Condition: Good


B01B2KVPPK 68 pages. Features: Ad for the Grumman turboprop Gulfstream; Hughes Helicoper two-page ad; Small Unit Operations - Counterguerrilla War (part 2 of a series); One-page illustrated ad for the FMC 'winged' amphibious landing craft, LVHX2; Soviet Military Problems - An Informed Assessment; Night Close Air Support (CAS) - what to do when the sun goes down?; Moonlighting - Night CAS work; Tanks Light the Way - tank-mounted searchlights; Tanks at Night - the crushing shock action of armor will shake up the enemy even more if delivered at night - article with photo of flame tanks of the 2d... View more info

Malcolm Lowry: The Man and His Work (Canadian Literature Series, 3)

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, UBC Press: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86904651

ISBN: 0774800062

Condition: Fair


0774800062 174 pages. Presents the man, his works and the sources in himself and his world from which he constructed what many critics regard as the finest writing ot come out of Canada. Library markings. Yellowed clear tape to covers and spine. Still a worthy working copy. View more info

Millennial Madness: Tips and Truths from a Therapist Managing Madness

By: Woodhouse, Lauren J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Mindworks Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34206946

ISBN: 0968215610

Condition: Very Good


0968215610 262 pages. "Describes with hilarious accuracy our 'madness' midst millennial chaos. From our marriages to 'single-hood', to our 'faking sanity' at work, she hits the nail on the head, or the funny-bone, again and again!" - K. Alonardo, Creative Arts Inc. View more info

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New Westminster: The Early Years 1858-1898

By: Woodland, Alan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Nunaga: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3038

Condition: Fair


72 pages. "The rich history and valuable photographs presented here are the results of Mr. Woodland's many years of genuine interest and curiosity. As publishers, we have endeavoured to make this a credible portrayal of his collected material." - page 2. Includes black and white reproductions of 118 magnificent archival photos. Unmarked with average wear. Binding brittle but holding. A worthy reference copy of this fascinating work. View more info

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English Social Movements

By: Woods, Robert Archey

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1895

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 545H3715

Condition: Fair


vii, [3], 277, [3], 4 [ads] pages. Index. "The aim has been to present an ordered sketch of those movements in the life of the English people which are exerting the greatest influence at present." - Preface. Chapters include: The Labor Movement; Socialism; The University Settlements; University Extension; The Social Work of the Church; Charity and Philantropy; Moral and Educational Progress. Tiny name sticker inside front board. Unmarked. Hinges starting. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling to publisher's decorated red cloth. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

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Canada Reconstructed - Without Paternalism - Without Capitalism - Without Communism - Without Bureaucracy

By: Woodward, E.S.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Wrigley Printing Company / Free Economy Book Store: 1933

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 313H0377

Condition: Good


64 page booklet with two pages of illustrations. Applies economic science to current problems: how to make money circulate; how to abolish usury; how to start consumer buying; how to extend markets; how to raise prices; how to terminate unemployment; how to increase wages; how to secure cheap money; how to reduce business overhead; how to do business on a spot cash basis; how to slash taxation; how to pay off public debts; how to nationalize natural resources; how to provide for old age. Unmarked with moderate wear. Toning to card covers. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating w... View more info

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The Classic Mediterranean Cookbook

By: Woodward, Sarah

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Reader's Digest Association (Canada): 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 142A7759

ISBN: 0888503296

Condition: Fine


0888503296 160 pages. Index. "More than 130 authentic dishes imbued with the scents andf flavors of the Mediterranean." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Beautiful copy of this very attractive work. View more info

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Busy People: A Book of Work and Play

By: Woolcock, Peter

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145A9958

ISBN: 0340279745

Condition: Fair


0340279745 Unpaginated. These hilariously illustrated books are surprisingly uncommon and will probably increase in value over time. Gift greetings and smallish child's markings upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. View more info

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A SALUTE TO THE AIR FORCE MEDICAL BRANCH. On the 75th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force

By: Wright, Harold M.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Harold M. Wright: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847G0881

ISBN: 0968658806

Condition: Very Good


0968658806 296 pages. Name index. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. "This careful, detailed study provides the essential underpinnings of Air Force medical history. LCol Wright's work will be of great interest to those who will write Canada's military history in the coming year." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Manitoba's Bib Cat, The Story of the Cougar in Manitoba

By: Wrigley, Robert E., and Nero, Robert W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature: 1982

Seller ID: 711H1452

ISBN: 0920704123

Condition: Good


0920704123 68 pages. Reference list. Generously illustrated in colour and black and white. "It is imperative to learn all we can about this animal and its adaptations to life in central Canada if the species is to persist here, and if we are to understand how the cougar will react to people and livestock under a variety of conditions." - from Preface. Unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this engaging work. View more info

Five Star Mind: Games & Puzzles to Stimulate Your Creativity & Imagination

By: Wujec, Tom

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Main Street Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44205486

ISBN: 0385414625

Condition: Good


0385414625 8" x 8". 247 Pages. Moderate wear to corners. The lower corner of half the pages got a few drops of water so their tips have curled. Covers bright but a little curled. Teaches you to unlock and expand the creative potential you already possess - although you might not know it - and develop it to give you confidence and skills that will enhance your work and your life. Using puzzles, tips, thought association, relaxation techniques, games of 'What If," and constant questioning, the author cajoles you into realizing your inherent power for creative though and express... View more info

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A Book of Cradle Songs

By: Wyckoff, Marjorie M.: Arranger

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Grosset & Dunlap: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 136A6119

Condition: Fair


Includes words and music to lovely short songs. Tenderly illustrated. Unpaginated. Date stamp atop title page else unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. Still a worthy copy of this charming work. View more info

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A Japanese Touch for Your Home

By: Yagi, Koji; photographs by Hata, Ryo

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 856A4956

ISBN: 477001015X

Condition: Fine


477001015X 84 pages. Index. Bibliography. Colour photography and black and white diagrams abound. "Give your home a fresh, captivating look with ideas from this superb interior design tradition." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Lovely copy of this attractive work. View more info