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Image for Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals

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

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Lords of the stone: An anthology of Eskimo sculpture

By: Alistair Macduff

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Whitecap Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 854A2420

ISBN: 0920620353

Condition: Very Good


0920620353 151 pages. Author's flowing signature upon title page. "A poetic appreciation of the beauty of Inuit art in general and the illustrated works in particular... George Galpin has photographed (in colour) 82 pieces from 8 major Arctic communities, as well as Greenland and several smaller settlements. These works are a distillation of the many hundreds of pieces which have passed through the author's hands when he was director of the Gallery of the Arctic, in Victoria, British Columbia, and the represent the artist's achievements at the highest level. A book of lasting beauty, a... View more info

Quest for Prosperity: The Dance of Success

By: Allan, Robyn

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Blue Feather Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44409575

ISBN: 0969971206

Condition: Fine


0969971206 176 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon front endpaper. Bonus: Includes card from author to a friend. Takes an unflinching look at the deeper sources of our malaise and makes some clear-eyed assessments of the cause and the cure. "... captures the essential wisdom underlying our human experience, and how dedication to our higher selves can help us live better and work smarter." - Peter C. Newman. Book as new. Very light wear to dust jacket. View more info

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The air cadet's handbook on navigation ... (& signalling)

By: Allan, Wilfred John Davy.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, G. Allen & Unwin: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H1597

ISBN: B001PYDFGG

Condition: Fair


B001PYDFGG 80 pages. A concise and diminutive work seemingly intended to aid in the mass-production of young aviators during WWII. Clear tape along spine and inside front joint. Above-average wear and soiling. It is sobering to consider the fate of the young person(s) who studied from this well-handled copy. View more info

Germany East: Dissent and Opposition

By: Allen, Bruce

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1991

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 34502514

ISBN: 0921689969

Condition: Very Good


0921689969 226 pages including notes, glossary and bibliography. Author's signature and inscription upon half-title page. "This work on the scope of dissent in East Germany integrates the post World War II uprising and the birth of the oppositional forces with the 1980s social change movements." - from back cover. "....Proves the existence of an internal opposition.." - Montreal Mirror. Very light wear and soiling. Excellent copy. View more info

Railways, Ships and Aeroplanes Illustrated - Their Construction and Working Fully Described in Words and Pictures

By: Allen, Cecil; Stone, J.V.; Macmillan, Norman

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Odhams Press Limited: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16502765

Condition: Good


320 pages including index. No date. Appears to be circa the World War II era. Loaded with nostalgic black and white illustrations and photographs of state of the art transportation hardware of a few decades back. Many illustrations include very detailed labelling of parts etc., making them highly informative. Decorated endpapers. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. Nice copy in red leatherette boards. A most educational work. View more info

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Kenai Pathways: A Guide to the Outstanding Wildland Trails of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

By: Allen, David

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Alaska, Alaska Natural History Assn: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3327

ISBN: 0930931149

Condition: Good


0930931149 31 pages. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. "In this story of the Unegkurmiut, learn about the ways of a maritime hunter and gatherer." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative introductory work. View more info

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Fox Ranching in Canada

By: Allen, J.A.; Smith, G. Ennis

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Dominion of Canada, Department of Agriculture: 1929

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 631C5026

Condition: Fair


42 pages. Black and white illustrations and diagrams. Above-average but not excessive wear. Hard cover library binding with usual markings. A sound copy of this practical and interesting work. View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, April 1, 1953 - Dalmations on Cover / Joseph Howe

By: Allen, R.; Berton, P.; Katz, S.; MacDonald, David; Dugan, James; Delaplante, D.; Harris, J.N.; Et al

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean-Hunter: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0491

Condition: Very Good


84 pages. Features: The Very Reverend Hewlett Johnson, "Red Dean" of Canterbury, visits Canada; How to Fix a Horse Race - Swabby Swartz, thief turned mastermind, is caught at Fort Erie - article with many photos; The Shadow of the Duke of Windsor - part 2 of a series on the family in the palace by Pierre Berton; Karsh photographs Ottawa - including rare photo of Canadian Cabinet in session; The Bolshevik and the Wicked Witch, story by J.N. Harris - illustrated by Oscar Cahen; Where's the Money Coming From? - the Crisis in Education; Nova Scotia's Strangest Son - A Maclean's flashback ... View more info

Hasselblad - Copying Techniques

By: Alm, Tor

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Goteborg, Sweden, Victor Hasselblad Aktiebolag: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63508392

Condition: Fine


19 pages. Colour photography throughout. "It is usually impossible to satisfy the reprographic requirements of the graphic arts industry except by using special-purpose equipment. But almost all other copying can be accommodated within the framework of a high-quality camera system. The Hasselblad system provides abundant scope for first class copying work." - from introduction. Discusses: The Original; Graphic Characteristics of the Original; Line Originals; Continuous Tone Originals; Multicolor Originals; Film Material; Black and White Negative Film; Reproduction of Detail; Col... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

By: Alpiser, P.; Dunn, H.; Christie, J.; Freeman, L.; Czaplicka, M.; Flether, A.; Et al

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H3238

ISBN: B01MDNRYWP

Condition: Very Good


B01MDNRYWP 94 pages plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Senora Vic - a story of love and villainy in the Philippine Islands; More About the "Master Bandit"- fantastic photo-illustrated article about Emiliano Zapata; Our Escape from "German West" - an echo of General Botha's brilliant campaign in German South-West Africa; Chasing Chinese Pirates - Lewis R. Freeman describes the exciting punitive expedition in which he took part, with photos; A Year in Arctic Siberia (part I) - a well-known Polish lady describes her twelve months in northern Siberia as head of a scient... View more info

Image for Newsweek Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1971 - Vietnam Combat Diary / The New Face of Adoption

Newsweek Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1971 - Vietnam Combat Diary / The New Face of Adoption

By: Alsop, Stewart; Morgenstern, Joseph; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4879

Condition: Good


122 pages. Features: Cover photo of New Jersey Couple Frank and Barbara Calabrese with adopted daughter Rachel; The New Face of Adoption; Vietnam combat diary; Sen. Strom Thurmond; New birth control techniques; Color photos of daily life on the Chinese Mainland; Can Wage-Price freezes work?; The Increasing Role of Computers in art - from music to poetry to visual works; One-page ad for Moneysworth with photo of Ralph Ginzburg; Dixie Takes the Bus; photo of burning school buses in Pontiac, Michigan; Reflecting on Black Panther George Jackson, killed in San Quentin recently; Sales of lottery ti... View more info

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Official 1960 Synchronized Swimming Handbook

By: Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S. (A.A.U.)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S. (A.A.U.): 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 341G4867

Condition: Fair


78 pages. Cover photo of Sue Laurence and Jackie Vargas of the Athen Water Follies, Oakland, California. Includes 1960 official synchronized swimming rules, national summaries, and list of champions. Many diagrams and great black and white photos of prize-winning swimmers. Heavy wear and soiling. Tape along spine. Not pretty but a worthy reading copy of this vintage work. View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 8, 1959 - The Struggle to Get (Jimmy) Hoffa

The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 8, 1959 - The Struggle to Get (Jimmy) Hoffa

By: Amoury, G.; Klingsberg, H.; Harvey, F.; Bankier, W.; Baldwin, H.; Howard, T.; Crosetti, F.; Wyden, P.; Martin, J.; Hill, E.; Stern, R.; Kelland, C.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4078

Condition: Good


88 pages. Short Stories: New Girl; Dangerous Gift; The Death Dust; The Wrong Impression. Articles: Our Fighting Men Have Gone Soft - photo-illustrated article, including Korean War POWs and turncoats; So You Want to Live in Paris - photo-illustrated guide to apartment hunting; I Coach the Hot Corner - Frank Crosetti of the New York Yankees; Danger - Boss Lady at Work - Olive Ann Beech runs Beechcraft (Travel Air Company) and is the only woman CEO in the aircraft industry; The Struggle to get Hoffa - Conclusion - How Long Will He Last? - with photo of Kennedy and Hoffa; The North Salem Myste... View more info

Image for Oil Seekers - A Celebration of What it Was Like

Oil Seekers - A Celebration of What it Was Like

By: Anderson, Don

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G0659

Condition: Good


107 pages. "To all my oilfield friends and even those that are not... this book is written so that families, descendants, relatives, friends, historians, a few companies, wealthy people and politicians understand a little of what kind of people it took to build an industry in Canada under conditions not seen in too many places." - from Dedication page. Black and white illustrations from photos. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this interesting, informative and entertaining work. View more info

Image for The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

The Model Craftsman - The Home Mechanic's Magazine, March 1936, Volume 4, Number 10

By: Anderson, Graham; MacNabb, Angus; Mines, Gilbert; Spon, W. Edmonds; Gentl, Eric; Crosby, Wm. F.; Ashford, Major S.D.; Loucks, P.W.; Doherty, Lawrence; Thorp, Edward E.; Moyer, Roger, Zaic, Frank & Associates; Frazier, R.C.; Olmstead, G.A.; Cox

Price: $99.95

Publisher: East Stroudsburg, PA, Model Craftsman Publishing Corp.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G1261

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Includes black and white photos and many detailed drawings. Features: A Narrow Gauge Engine; A Harbor Tug; Modelmaking - Past and Present; "Royal Blue" $1,150.00 Prize Model Building Contest; Wall Sconce; A 17' Sailboat; Automatic Signals; The Fireplace Shovel (cont'd from last month); "Signals - And How' - part 2; How Gas Engines Work; A Gasoline Powered Model Airplane; The Dockyard - marine matters; A Hanging Lamp; A Bow Lathe; What the Clubs are Doing; Tinplate Topics; "O" Steam Locomotive - completing the engine and raising steam; So You're Going to the Mode... View more info

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Fiddle-Faddle: Sheet Music for Violin Solo with Piano Accompaniment

By: Anderson, Leroy

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Mills Music: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 836C8956

Condition: Very Good


12 pages. Moderate external wear and soiling. Contents clean and unmarked. A quality vintage copy of this delightful and challenging work. View more info

Image for Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, September 10, 1949 - Communism vs. The Church

Collier's, The National Weekly Magazine, September 10, 1949 - Communism vs. The Church

By: Anderson, Stanley; Small, Collie; Wechsberg, Joseph; Lader, Lawrence; Thomas, Bob; Wylie, Evan M.; Fay, Bill; Hail, Steve; Edwards, Charlotte; Chase, Bargaret; Maier, Howard; Hamilton, Donald; Aldrich, Bess Streeter

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1546

Condition: Good


74 pages. Articles:.Stanley Anderson of Britain is Becoming An American; The Forty-Niners Listen in the Hills - Mining for Uranium - article with color photos; Unholy Crusade - Communism vs. the Church; Psycho Ward No. 3 - Boston Psychopathic; Young People in Theatre - John Barrymore, Jr.; No Business for Sissies - Henry Trefflich is the biggest wild-animal dealer in the U.S.; Star Without a Country - Tennis star Jaroslav Drobny; Great last page photo of a barn-raising bee with dozens of men at work. Fiction: renegade; The Sleeper; Give Me My Golden Arm; The Red Dog; Deadfall (part 2 of 3); T... View more info

Image for Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

Lines of Country: An Atlas of Railway and Waterway History in Canada

By: Andreae, Christopher

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 618G4199

ISBN: 1550461338

Condition: Fine


1550461338 238 pages. Oblong 42cm x 32cm. 39 Full-colour maps. 560 archival and contemporary photos, maps and drawings. "This truly outstanding work of research details Canada's present and historic transportation networks. Over twenty years in the making, this work will prove to be a vital reference for many decades to come." - from promotional slip. No dust jacket as issued. An unused copy. New in shrinkwrap. View more info

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Not Like Dad

By: Andrews, John

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, MacMillan Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 441G2915

ISBN: 0771590288

Condition: Good


0771590288 220 pages. Bibliography. "John Andrews's personal account of recovery from childhood sexual abuse (at the hands of his father and brother) is both powerful and inspiring. This book will serve as a beacon of hope for other men survivors of sexual trauma." - from back cover. Average wear. Prior owner's name atop first page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this important work. View more info