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The Money Game - How To Play It: A New Instrument of Economic Education

By: Angell, Norman

Price: $795.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1931

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 313A7837

Condition: Very Good


176 pages. "The author of this book believes that you can teach the fundamental mechanism of money and banking as you teach bridge, "by playing it," and thinks this game will do it. As an innovation in teaching method the possibilities are so revolutionary that no educator can afford to ignore it. Moreover, the game is an exceedingly entertaining one; as good a card game as any; can be played by any number from five to ten, and so is well adapted to the family circle, to the business man's club, or as a novelty for the next little dinner party." - from dust jacket. Contents... View more info

The People of Pern

By: Anne McCaffrey

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Norfolk, Virginia, The Donning Company/Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63508444

ISBN: 0898656354

Condition: Fine


0898656354 151 pages. Artist Robin Wood met Anne McCaffrey at the first totally Pern-oriented convention in the U.S. in 1984. However, prior to that, Robin had designed and executed portraits of Pern characters for the Mayfair Games board game, Dragonriders of Pern. In the ensuing conversation about what the characters from the Pern books really looked like, this book was conceived. Four years of work followed, with Robin and Anne comparing notes at conventions, discussing details of Pern and its people, passing letters and sketches across the Atlantic and arriving at mutually satisfactory... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 1, 1941 - Special Army Number/E.J. Hughes Art

By: Annett, A.R.; Winslow, S.; Gilman, M.; Reyburn, W.; Reed, Douglas; Baxter, B.; Edwards, F.; Craig, L.; Holmes, G.; Ashbery, H.; Campbell, H.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3779

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Cover illustration of General Officer Commanding Canadian Corps - Lieutenant-General A.G.L. McNaughton; Great colour-photo ad for International Trucks inside front cover features fire-fighters for the air fighters of the R.C.A.F.; Rare one-page black and white photo ad for Moffats Limited shows their employees involved in WWII-related activities; One-page Westinghouse Radio ad features their Strategic War Map and the title "God bless you - Canada!"; Over There - McNaughton's boys are now in fine battle shape and spoiling for a fight - article with photos; Douglas R... View more info

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They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

By: Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737A4693

ISBN: 0889223319

Condition: Fine


0889223319 300 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated with colour photos, black and white photos and images of the petroglyphs discussed. "Describes, among many other things, the solitary spiritual meditations of young people in the mountains, a form of education once essential to all those who wished to succeed in life with their particular talents... Opens a discussion of some of the issues in rock research that relate to 'notating' and 'writing' on the landscape, around the world and through the millennia. This landmark publication presents a well-researched hypothesis to explain ... View more info

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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, November (Nov.) 1952 - How to Know More About your Land

By: Annixter, Paul; Carter, Hodding; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2247

Condition: Good


148 pages. Features: The candidates speak to farmers - Ike & Stevenson; Your barn can work for you; Charlie Burton's field day; Turkey profits next year; Know more about your land; Fee-lot timesavers; Warning; Don't lose half your alfalfa seed!; New Markets for crops; Their cows are roughage 'hogs'; 'Never-fail' beef-herd builder; New disease threatens oat yields; New market for whole milk; Horns of Plenty (fiction). Ads include: Studebaker trucks (color, inside front cover); 1952 Buick; Champion spark plug features Carl Thorp, brother Ernest and C.W. Thorp who farm near Clinton, IL; Ford tr... View more info

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The Happy Garden

By: Ansell, Mary

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 159G2293

Condition: Fair


224 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Decorated endpapers. Attractive gilt and colour adornment to olive cloth-covered front board. Somewhat above-average overall wear. Hairline opening along front hinge. Moderate foxing near both endpapers. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. A worthy copy of this charming work. View more info

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Tools, Operations, and Materials of Hand Forging

By: Anstey, G.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 445A4657

Condition: Good


84 pages. Undated. Circa 1950s? Arranged for the Technical Course, Victoria High School, Victoria, British Columbia. A wonderfully practical work. Illustrated with many line drawings. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding sound. Gilt lettering upon pebbled front board partially worn. A quality copy. View more info

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Vatican in the Age of the Dictators

By: Anthony Rhodes

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A8482

ISBN: 0340023945

Condition: Good


0340023945 383 pages. Bibliography, index and black and white photographic plates. "A monumental and scholarly work." - Maurice Edelman, M.P. Prior owner's name upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Price-clipped dust jacket bears moderate wear and is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Sound copy. View more info

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A Bas La Haine!

By: Arcand, Adrien

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions La Verite: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328G2274

Condition: Fair


141 pages. Text in French. Author was a McGill University educated, Montreal-based journalist, federalist and Canadian National Socialist. He led a series of nationalist political movements in the 1930s and 1940s beginning with the Parti National Social Chretien. In the 1960s he was an influential mentor to Ernst Zundel who had recently arrived in Canada from Germany. - online reference. Another online reference states "the book purports to show that 'the only real spreaders of hate are the Jews, because the moment you say one word against them, they brand you as anti-Semite.'" - ... View more info

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The Kurds

By: Arfa, H

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344H2227

ISBN: 0192151509

Condition: Fair


0192151509 xi, [1], 178 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. Author was Chief of Staff of the Iranian Army 1944-46 and Ambassador to Turkey 1958-61. "Having lived and travelled much among the different Kurdish tribes, the author has had the opportunity of becoming closely acquainted with their way of life and has conceived a sympathy for these warlike mountaineers, freedom-loving, restless and often chivalrous, with whom he has had to deal both through negotiations and through the exchange of fire." - Preface. Usual library markings. Somewhat a... View more info

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Better Homes & Gardens Magazine, July, 1939, Volume 17, Number 11

By: Armin, Frances; Hersey, Jean; O'Brien, Harry R.; Albright, Rachel; MacKenzie, Ann; et al

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Meredith: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2819

Condition: Fair


70 pages. Features: Nice ad for Ford V-8 cars inside front cover shows scotty dog outside empty garage; Fascinating half-page ad shows a lead miner and extolls the benefits of lead paint; Nice color ad for Kellogg's Rice Krispies; Seven Keys to Cape Cod; New Yorkers DO Garden; Biennials Stage the Greatest Show of All; Cool Little Touches - how to give that cool and summery feel to your rooms; It's more fun to play at home; July indoor and outdoor gardening guides; Nice color-photo ad for Campbell's soups; Cook Hot, Keep Cool; *Charming* one-page colour ad for Certo features May Robson who say... View more info

From Sea Unto Sea: Art & Discovery Maps of Canada (A Fleet/Lester & Orpen Dennys book)

By: Armstrong, Joe C. W.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Fleet Pr Corp: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24802357

ISBN: 0770600301

Condition: Very Good


0770600301 Approximately 75 pages. "Brings together for the first time thirty-eight stunning, original Canadian maps - many of them national treasures - and the fascinating stories of the explorers and cartographers who made them. From Gastaldi's woodcut map of 1556 in which monsters roam the sea, through Champlain's 1612 collage map of Canada's bounty, to Sanson's foundation map of 1656 - the first to show all five Great Lakes - this superb 'atlas' takes the modern navigator on a voyage of rediscovery to Canada's beginnings, beginnings not only in strength and adventure but also in hum... View more info

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The Water of Life - A Treatise on Urine-Therapy: Second Edition

By: Armstrong, John W.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, True Health Publishing Company: 1944

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 651A0618

Condition: Good


136 pages. Circa 1944. "Describes an entirely drugless system of healing... a specific for health rather than a therapy for any specific disease, although various disorders have proven amenable to the general treatment." - from Foreword. Topics covered include: gangrene; growths and cancer; leukemia; Bright's disease; Heart disease; Fevers and malaria; Venerial diseases; The common cold; and more, plus the treatment of animals. Prior owners' details largely written inside front board and upon front free endpaper. Minimal markings to contents. Ink stamp upon title page. Average w... View more info

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Robert Motherwell

By: Arnason, H. Harvard

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, H. N. Abrams: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7829

ISBN: 0810902893

Condition: Fair


0810902893 251 pages. Index. Selected bibliography. Biographical outline and major exhibitions. 325 colour and black and white plates. Illustrated boards. "Usual library markings. Page prior to half-title page removed. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this very substantive work. View more info

Power and the Profession of Obstetrics

By: Arney, William Ray

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83501290

ISBN: 0226027287

Condition: Fair


0226027287 290 pages. Most extant histories of obstetrics have been written by the profession - and stress the continuity and benefits of professional development - or by its critics, who stress the political maneuvering that eliminated the traditional female midwife in favor of a "medicalizing" of pregnancy and childbirth disadvantageous to women. In this controversial work, a third history of obstetrics is presented that is in the history of Michel Foucault's "histories that are not history." He uses the archive of the profession to expose and elaborate the deployment of ... View more info

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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, October (Oct.) 1952 - The Wild and Free Mustangs (Horses)

By: Athanas, Verne; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2248

Condition: Good


168 pages. Features: Cover photo of Maurice Lawson of Warren County, Indiana; You can earn more of the food dollar; The case for Eisenhower; The case for Stevenson; Do broilers fet your farm?; Farming for Insoak keeps water where it belongs - Jess Dewees of Clinton, Oklahoma; They shorten dairy chores; The wild and free mustangs; Urea helps stalks and cobs make low-cost beef; A laborsaving crib; Moving corn with power; Winter Oats move northward; Improved rambouillet best for U.S.; Better nests - cleaner eggs; Tractors with superpower - great photo of Elmer Horn of Kirby, Ohio,and his articul... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, June 1951 - Better Ways to Handle Grain

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, June 1951 - Better Ways to Handle Grain

By: Athanas, Verne; Mayse, Arthur; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2262

Condition: Good


140 pages. Features: The farmer's side of it; Roughage self-feeders cut chores; Poultry dogs; Milk pails for sharecroppers; The plow outbids the sword in Asia; Better ways to handle grain; He hitched his tractor to a star - Forrest Davis of Florida; Legumes that won't 'run out'; Two ounces per acre stops the 'Hoppers' cold; Cane pole or fly rod?; The Conestoga Bells (fiction); The Raiders (part 3 of 4). Ads: Texaco ad with photo of Joe Acosta of Mission, TX and Merle Noble and James Howschultz who farm near Blencoe, IA; Oldsmobile super '88'; Hudson car (beautiful one page in color); Nice on... View more info

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The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series

By: Atkin, Harry

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Lt.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 616H3284

Condition: Very Good


vii, 198 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed drawings and black and white reproductions of marvelous old photos. Provides "that complementary knowledge whereby the draughtsman or other technical man may tackle the job of erection on site with assurance, or at least the understand that the erecting squad are doing nothing likely to cause damage to the property entrusted to its charge, nor accidents to those persons employed on the work." - Preface. Chapters include: Cranes and Substitutes; Winches; Rope-blocks; Chain-blocks; Jacks; Ropes; Knots; Slings; Sundry Tackle; Foundat... View more info

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The Chosen People, November (Nov.), 1968

By: Atkinson, Walter J.; Gutkind, Peter; Fruchtenbaum, Arnold; Rubin, Clara; Jacobson, Harry; Heydt, Henry J.; Miller, Althea; Baron, David; Fuchs, Daniel

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, American Board of Missions to the Jews, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838H0102

Condition: Good


20 pages. 9 x 6". Reproductions of black and white photos. A monthly publication intended as a medium of information concerning the Jews, Israel and the work of the American Board of Missions to the Jews, Inc. Features: Salutation by Daniel Fuchs; Biggest "Tract" in the World; Incidents from the field, including work among the Jewish young people in Dallas; Aedus Center - Witness to Israel - Our Chicago Branch; Q & A; Jewish Notes; Israel's Inalienable Possessions - Chapter 1; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Doris and the Trolls

By: Atwater, Richard

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, Rand McNally & Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 219A4586

Condition: Fair


124 pages. Early work of Richard Atwater who went on to write the classic "Mr. Popper's Penguins." Many nice black and white illustrations. Unmarked. Above-average wear. Binding and hinges tender but intact. A worthy copy of this very charming title. View more info