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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

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Saltwater City: An Illustrated History of the Chinese in Vancouver

By: Yee, Paul

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Univ of Washington Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328A4685

ISBN: 0295967013

Condition: Fine


0295967013 173 pages. Index. Reference notes. "Pays tribute to those who went through the hard times, to those who swallowed their pride, to those who were powerless and humiliated, but who still carried on. They all had faith that things would be better for future generations. They have been proven correct." -from Preface. Copiously illustrated with fascinating archival black and white photos. Decorated endpapers. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Light wear to dust jacket. An excellent copy of this important work. View more info

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The Analysis of Explosives: Pergamon Series in Analytical Chemistry (Volume 3)

By: Yinon, Jehuda

Price: $299.95

Publisher: UK, Pergamon: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 356A2319

ISBN: 0080238467

Condition: Fair


0080238467 310 pages. Indeces. References. "The first book to review in detail all the major analytical techniques for the analysis of explosives. Presenting an overview of all the various methods and techniques, it describes the principles of the different analytical methods, how these methods are used for the analysis of explosives and reviews the major analytical work which has been carried out in this field... Written at a level to serve as a reference book for chemists in analytical and forensic laboratories as well as a textbook for graduate students in analytical chemistry and f... View more info

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Autobiography of a Yogi

By: Yogananda, Paramhansa; Evans-Wentz, W.Y. (Preface)

Price: $6,500.00

Publisher: New York, The Philosophical Library: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 516H2195

Condition: Good


xvi, 498 pages. Index. Forty-nine black and white photos and illustrations. Map of India. Frontis portrait of author. "The subtle but definite laws by which yogis perform miracles and attain complete self-mastery are explained with a scientific clarity." - Dust jacket. "His unusual life document is certainly one of the most revealing of the depths of the Hindu mind and heart, and of the spiritual wealth of India, ever to be published in the West." - Preface. Selected as one of the "100 Most Important Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century" by a committee led by... View more info

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The American Field - The Sportsman's Newspaper [Magazine] of America, November [Nov.] 18, 1933, Vol. CXX, No. 46 - Conditions Threaten Wild Fowl Extermination

By: Young, Frank M. [Editor]

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Field Publishing: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3270

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: Vintage photo-illustrated ad for Peters ammo on front cover; Game and Shooting - In the Fog; Quail Revervoirs Planned in Oklahoma; Excellent Flight of Mallards on the Illinois River; Fish and Fishing - The Second Chapter of Genesis; Miami Valley Amateur Trials; The Connecticutt Trials; Sedalia Field Trials; St. Lucie County Trials; West Virginia Amateur Trials; Photo of T.M. Lunsford and C.T. Carney with Adventurer; Field Dog Stud Book Registrations; Veterinary Q & A; Classy one-page ad for Radium Springs (near Albany in South Georgia) features hunters and dog at work; and... View more info

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The American Field - The Sportsman's Newspaper [Magazine] of America, December [Dec.) 2, 1933, Vol. CXX, No. 48 - American Jack Snipe Society

By: Young, Frank M. [Editor]

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Field Publishing: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3271

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: Vintage illustrated ad for Peters shotgun shells on front cover; Publich Shooting Grounds; The American Jack Snipe Society; Advocating Game as a Replacement Crop; Canada Orders Buffalo Hunts; U.S. Sleuthing for Data to Aid "Duck Come-Back"; The Southwestern Club's Trials - article with photos of President Carl E. Duffield, Secretary Dr. Felix M. Adams and several dogs; Virginia Amateur Field Trials - article with photos of President Ernest C. Mead and Secretary J. Wiley King; Illustrated ad for Western Xpert shotgun shells; Field Dog Stud Book Registrations; Veteri... View more info

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The American Field - The Sportsman's Newspaper [Magazine] of America, September [Sept.] 30, 1933, Vol. CXX, No. 39 - A New Deal for America's Water-Fowl

By: Young, Frank M. [Editor]; Crowe, Charles E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Chicago, American Field Publishing: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3269

Condition: Fair


24 pages. Features: Tinkering with our Game Laws; A New Deal for America's Wild Water-Fowl; New Hampshire Field Trials; Vitamin A Deficiency in Dogs; Dog breeding information; Veterinary Q & A; Dog ads; Classy one-page photo ad for Radium Springs (near Albany in South Georgia) shows hunters and dog at work; Half-page illustrated ad for Lewis' Lye on front cover (keeps dogs free from disease); and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. Back cover loose but present, otherwise a sound vintage copy. View more info

Endless Tracks in the Woods (Crestline Agricultural Series)

By: Young, James A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Crestline Publishing company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64501296

ISBN: 0912612282

Condition: Very Good


0912612282 308 pages including index. Profusely illustrated with archival black and white photographs of early logging equipment. "In terms of plant succession, the imprint of the shoes of tracklaying tractors in the woods are truly endless tracks in the woods. This book is written for those who wish to appreciate the woodlands of North America and to more fully participate in the management of such areas by acquiring additional historical perspective on how our current woodland landscapes have evolved." - from Introduction. Chapters include: Steam Tractors; Best and Holt Steam Whe... View more info

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Canada Cup of Hockey / 76 - The Official History

By: Young, Scott

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Worldsport Properties Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216A2182

Condition: Very Good


160 pages. Superb colour photography throughout. "The official history of Canada Cup '76. It relives in word and picture the great moments of the tournament, the drama and the excitement... Game summaries, statistics and double-page colour portraits of each of the six teams are included. The story of the development of international hockey and of hockey in each of the six Canada Cup countries is told. Includes chapters on the 1972 and 1974 Canada-Soviet series and the 1976 NHL-Soviet exhibitions... A permanent souvenir." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper... View more info

Image for O'Brien, From Water Boy to One Million A Year

O'Brien, From Water Boy to One Million A Year

By: Young, Scott & Astrid

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4268

ISBN: B000GLEOQY

Condition: Good


B000GLEOQY 249 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Biography of Michael John O'Brien, railway builder, industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of the town of Renfrew, Ontario. He "quit school to work at the age of fourteen carrying water to railroad builders. Before he was nineteen he was sub-contracting for railroad work. When the forerunner of the Canadian National Railways was being laid across Canada, he built more of it than any other man. Further, O'Brien and his son Ambrose played a part in founding the Montreal Canadiens hockey team. (This book is) a valua... View more info

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Bishop endings (Contemporary chess endings)

By: Yuri Averbakh

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 642G2818

ISBN: 071340096X

Condition: Very Good


071340096X 167 pages. 370 diagrams. Index. Translated from the Russian. "By far the most complete work on bishop endgames ever published. Each of the 370 examples has its own diagram." - from dust jacket. Remainder dot on bottom edge otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A nice copy. View more info

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Secrets From The Sand: My Search For Egypt's Past

By: Zahi A. Hawass

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N. Abrams: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G1803

ISBN: 0810945428

Condition: Good


0810945428 269 pages. Index. Blbliography. Glossary. Gloriously illustrated with color photos. Printed on glossy stock. "Takes readers on a personally conducted tour of fascinating sites the author has excavated over the last thirty-three years." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy of this wonderful work. View more info

The Joy of Being Retired: 365 Reasons Why Retirement Rocks ? and Work Sucks!

By: Zelinski, Ernie J

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, Visions International Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44306930

ISBN: 0969419406

Condition: Very Good


0969419406 159 pages. A light-hearted book about how to enhance your creativity. Will help you be more successful in your career, make your business more profitable, make you more creative in your personal life, help you come up with stunning solutions and much more. View more info

The Joy of Not Working: How To Enjoy Your Leisure Time Like Never Before

By: Zelinski, Ernie J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, Visions International Publishing: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 44206135

ISBN: 0969419414

Condition: Very Good


0969419414 187 pages including bibliography and recommended reading. Author's signature upon front flyleaf. If you want to add to the tone, quality, and experience of your life, this book will be a valuable asset. Use it as a practical and reliable guide to create a paradise away from the workplace whether you are retired, unemployed, or overworked. Author is an innovation consultant for business and leisure. Written with humour. View more info

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Forgotten Empress: The Empress of Ireland Story

By: Zeni, David

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Goose Lane Editions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 527C5881

ISBN: 0864922485

Condition: Very Good


0864922485 224 pages. Many wonderful archival photographs in colour and black and white. Two fold-outs present deck plans of the Boat, Upper and Shelter decks. Appendices include Chronology, Passenger Manifest, and Inventory of Purser's safe. Bibliography. Index. "In a moment-by-moment reconstruction, David Zeni tells how, blinded by fog, the captain of the Dominion Coal Company collier Storstad rammed the CPR ship Empress of Ireland directly between the boiler rooms on May 29, 1914." - from dust jacket. "Magnificently written and illustrated." - Toronto Sun. Library s... View more info

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Surface Design Magazine, Winter 2008 - Structured Surfaces

By: Ziek, Bhakti; Marzolf, Marion T.; Baizerman, Suzanne; Kestenbaum, Stuart; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, S.D.A., Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658H4330

Condition: Good


76 pages. Lavishly illustrated in color. Features: Catharine Ellis - Innovative Cloth Constructions; Sherri Smith - Science as Inspiration; Image, Structure, and Emotion - Lia Cook's recent work; Lissa Hunter - Finding Her Truth; Joan Livingstone - Corporeal Dynamics; Gail Resen - Patterning Light; Yvonne Morton - A Dorset/Congo Connection; Kim Kamens - String to the Nth Degree; Mind + Body - Reflections; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info