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Image for Palette and the Flame: Posters of the Spanish Civil War

Palette and the Flame: Posters of the Spanish Civil War

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Intl Pub: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 635A4489

ISBN: 0717804968

Condition: Fair


0717804968 162 pages. Index of artists. After years of neglect "... The posters reemerge for the first time in full glory. One Hundred and forty are reproduced here (in glossy colour) - a truly representative collection. This volume is not only a work of documentation, of commemoration, of love and devotion to the epic battle of the republic, it is an art book as well. The often total coherence of the form, content and 'impact' of the communication makes the posters something that goes beyond the purely documentary, datum, on the level of historical and political evidence, and places ... View more info

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Lumberjack, Paintings and Story By William Kurelek

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Tundra Books: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 251C6632

ISBN: B007IA6ZUY

Condition: Good


B007IA6ZUY Wonderful colour plates. An immensely enjoyable and informative work for young and old alike. Illustrated in Kurelek's inimitable fashion, based on his own life experience in the Canadian bush in the days before chainsaws. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. This may be one of most enjoyable books you ever read with your child. View more info

Image for A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C7715

ISBN: 1550171976

Condition: Very Good


1550171976 239 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Documents the Okanagan's transformation from a rough-and-tumble region on Canada's western frontier, into a major agricultural district and one of the fastest-growing areas in the province. The heart of this book is a selection of articles, essays, letters, diaries, memoirs and observations that first appeared in Okanagan History... Interesting, accurate and accessible, with lots of archival photographs, this work is a must-read for Okanagan locals, first-time visitors and BC history buffs alike." - from dust jacket. Few libr... View more info

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Quilt of Belonging: The Invitation Project

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153C7996

ISBN: 1550464353

Condition: Very Good


1550464353 296 pages. Bibliography. Index. "The Invitation Project's magnificent Quilt of Belonging is the largest collaborative work of textile art to be created on a national scale. With 263 squares representing 71 Aboriginal groups and 192 immigrant nationalities found in Canada, the Quilt will prove a lasting testimony to our country's multicultural heritage and identity." - from front flap. Printed upon glossy stock. Wonderful colour photography throughout. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Artisan, a collection of Kootenay artisans and their work

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Kootenay Boundary Artisans' Alliance: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C9993

ISBN: 0969127804

Condition: Very Good


0969127804 60 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour photography. Artists include: Ed Bamiling, Ursula Le Foley, Tom Lynn, A.Y. Bain, Ann Swanson Gross, Carol Gaskin, Katherine Armstrong, John Smith, and many more. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

Service above Self : 75 Years of Rotary Service to The Nanaimo Community

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105370

ISBN: 092022508X

Condition: Very Good


092022508X 118 pages. Portrays the spirit of the club and the excellent work which has been achieved over its first 75 years. Abundantly illustrated with many wonderful historical black and white pictures of Nanaimo and its Rotary members. View more info

Tools for the Soft Path

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., Brick House Pub Co: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64105587

ISBN: 0913890545

Condition: Very Good


0913890545 288 Pages. Light rubbing and wear to corners. Clean inside. Pioneering work from around the world on the latest solar collectors, boilers, automobiles, architecture, national plans, renewable fuels, efficient motors, industry and agriculture, and ideas on the einvironmental alternatives to imported oil and nuclear dangers. Well illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. View more info

Missing Pieces: An Alternative Guide to Canadian Post-Secondary Education

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Ctr for Policy: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407024

ISBN: 0886272084

Condition: Very Good


0886272084 202 pages. Family income, income equality, wages, employment, unemployment, work time, working conditions, poverty, social programs, taxes, and more. "A Careful documentation of two decades of bad policy and poor economic performance. Required reading for all policy commentators." - Mike McCracken, Chair-Infometrica. Staple puncture to front cover and first three leaves. Minimal wear. View more info

Canadian Social Trends

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407186

ISBN: 1550771051

Condition: Very Good


1550771051 262 pages. One volume of an invaluable text and reference series offering a unique look at social change in Canada. This volume can be used separately or in conjunction with volumes 1 and 2. Examines: Population, Human Geography and Health; Women, Marriage and the Family; Work, Lifestyle; and Social Problems. Unmarked and very lightly worn. View more info

Road Report 1987

By: N/A

Price: $44.99

Publisher: UK, Brimar Publishing, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62509066

ISBN: 2920845098

Condition: Very Good


2920845098 239 pages. Includes road tests and exclusive interviews, all presented in a full colour and concise format with full colour illustrations. A pre-eminet reference work. Covers the latest developments, trends and technology of a rapidly changing industry. Unmarked. Light wear. Includes 350 full colour photos of available models for 1987. View more info

100 Years of History - Rockwood Municipality

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Stonewall, Manitoba, Rockwood Municipality History: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83700750

ISBN: 0889253595

Condition: Fine


0889253595 445 pages including index. The Municipality of Rockwood, in its present size, was formed in 1880. As the one hundredth year of its existence approached, this work was envisioned to pay tribute to the many who helped build and maintain the various communities within the municipality. Chapters as follows: Natural and Cultural History: Story of the R.M. of Rockwood; Area Histories; Post Offices; Agriculture; Transportation; Local Industry; Churches; Schools; Lodges; Music in Balmoral Area; Hospitals; War Years; Family Histories; Short Stories; Photograph Section. Contents clean, br... View more info

Come and See - Year 4: Born of the Spirit Series

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45301096

ISBN: 0889971978

Condition: Fine


0889971978 164 pages. A work meant to deepen your understanding and friendship with the Lord Jesus. Tight, clean and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

The Right Time - British Columbia, North East Coal and Transportation Development

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Mitchell Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75203343

ISBN: 0888360347

Condition: Fine


0888360347 50 pages. Circa mid-1980s. "This is a book of images - fleeting moments in a construction project captured on film. "North East Coal" conjures up many different images: to those who negotiated sales agreements in Canada and Japan there is one set; to those who spent years styding and planning the development, other memories come to the fore; to those who worked on the construction projects across northern British Columbia there are other pictures; and to those who live in Tumbler Ridge and work in jobs created by the development yet still another set of images surface... View more info

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Lardeau-Duncan Memories - Association Copy

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A7669

ISBN: 0968354009

Condition: Fine


0968354009 182 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white illustrations. Inside front cover is the interesting handwritten pertinent biographical information of Margaret Barwis (nee Matthews), who states she was "the first public health nurse to work in the Landeau Valley - from Kaslo to Nelson." In this book I have endeavoured to relate the memories and adventures of living and growing up in the Lardeau-Duncan Valleys from the day I was born (in 1914) until the present time." - from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Very nice copy. View more info

Image for Canada's Oil Monopoly: The Story of the $12 Billion Rip-off of Canadian Consumers (Lorimer Illustrated History)

Canada's Oil Monopoly: The Story of the $12 Billion Rip-off of Canadian Consumers (Lorimer Illustrated History)

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Lorimer: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227A7947

ISBN: 0888625146

Condition: Fair


0888625146 626 pages. Glossary. "Highlights from the State of Competition in the Canadian Petroleum Industry - the government report that alleges monopoly practices by Canada's big oil companies." - from front cover. "Compiled from the more than 135,000 secret oil company documents that were seized by government investigators in raids between 1973 and 1978.... Shows that the oil companies purposely restricted competition, worked together to keep prices and profits up, and sacrificed Canadian interests when they were told to do so by their foreign parents." - from back cover.... View more info

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Finnish Diaspora (2 vol set)

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Multicultural History Society of Ontario: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 629A8872

ISBN: 0919045081

Condition: Fair


0919045081 305 pages plus 319 pages. This work is "a result of an extraordinary conference that took place in Toronto, Canada in November 1979. The Multicultural History Society of Ontario drew Finnish scholars from throughout the world to present papers on Finnish migration and about the life of the ethnic group, especially in North America, but everywhere it had dispersed throughout the world." - from Preface. Usual library markings. Average wear. Bindings somewhat fragile. Worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for The Island family Harris: Letters of an immigrant family in British North America, 1856-1866

The Island family Harris: Letters of an immigrant family in British North America, 1856-1866

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Ragweed Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106A1179

ISBN: 092030429X

Condition: Fine


092030429X 159 pages. Black and white plates. "The story of a British family which crossed the Atlantic in the mid 19th century. It is told in their own words in letters written home from Canada West (Ontario) and Prince Edward Island. From the letters emerges a portrait of a fascinating family which included portrait painter Robert Harris and architect William Harris. Here we encounter the beliefs, values and attitudes of a mid-Victorian family, and a view of their daily lives at home and at work." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Lovely copy... View more info

Image for At Risk (2 Volumes): Proceedings of a Conference on the Biology and Management of Species and Habitats at Risk: February 15-19, 1999, University of College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, British Columbia

At Risk (2 Volumes): Proceedings of a Conference on the Biology and Management of Species and Habitats at Risk: February 15-19, 1999, University of College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands & Parks, Air Resources Branch: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326A2523

ISBN: 0772643482

Condition: Very Good


0772643482 974 pages in two volumes. "The Kamloops and its proceedings are an important step in communicating the results of the recent, original and innovative work to managers, scientists, educators, naturalists, and the general public. There are many sobering signs of how desperate the situation has become: far more extensive and complicated endangered species lists; a growing number of ecosystems at risk; an increasing understanding of how fragile some ecosystems are; and accelerated rates of habitat loss and fragmentation. On the bright side, there is the tremendous energy that has... View more info

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Managing the Forest: Support Materials for a Secondary School Course in Intensive Forest Management

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Pacific Educational Pr: 1985

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 762C5293

ISBN: 0888650345

Condition: Fair


0888650345 219 pages. A very practical work which will be informative to a wide audience. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Title page partly loose. Scribbling to back endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy working copy. View more info

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Wood Adhesives (Volume 1)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, CRC Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 165C6866

ISBN: 0824715799

Condition: Fair


0824715799 364 pages. Author and subject indices. "Provides single-source, comprehensive coverage uniting the widely scattered literature... allows tremendous savings of time and money through relating chemistry to technical applications... and initiates improved adhesive formulation as well as a better understanding of the way adhesives work." - from back board. Above-average external wear. Contents clean and essentially unmarked. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info