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The Price of Truth: The Story of the Reuters Millions

By: 'JOHN LAWRENSON, LIONEL BARBER'

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, SPHERE: 1986

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 23400342

ISBN: 0722154879

Condition: Good


0722154879 183 pages including index. What is a solemn undertaking when there are millions to be made? What is Truth worth when it can be sold off to the highest bidder? This astonishing book reveals how the Press Barons faced these quesitons - and chose hard cash. The consequences of that choice will be felt for years to come. Remainder mark upon top edge. Price sticker remnant atop front cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Solid copy. View more info

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Growth of the First Metis Nation and the Role of Aboriginal Women in the Fur Trade

By: Barber, Christel; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, F.N.E.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C7570

Condition: Fine


184 pages. A curriculum resource guide. Designed to provide additional information to existing grade ten social studies texts focusing on the development of western Canada. Presents sixteen lessons which touch on: Pre-contact trading; The Beginning of the Fur Trade; Marriage Customs of the Fur Trade; Women between two cultures; The family of mixed ancestry; The emergence of Metis identity; The lives of Metis; Two profiles of George Simpson; Extension of the fur trade to the west coast; The transfer of Rupert's Land; The impact of railway; Unrest in Saskatchewan 1880-1885; Aftermath of Metis... View more info

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The Urban Peasant: More Than a Cookbook

By: Barber, James

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Raincoast Book Dist Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 755A4554

ISBN: 0969414404

Condition: Good


0969414404 128 pages including index. James Barber's hilarious, heartwarming stories and wholesome, money-saving recipes speak for themselves. Takes the gourmet out of good cooking. Unmarked. Average wear. Small sticker removal mark on front cover. A sound working copy. View more info

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Peasant's Choice

By: Barber, James

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Urban Peasant Production, Ltd.: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 758C5468

ISBN: 0969839820

Condition: Good


0969839820 192 pages including index. Presents over 200 of the best of Barber's always quick, always simple and fool-proof recipes from the internationally popular cooking show, The Urban Peasant. Includes 16 full colour pages. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A nice copy. View more info

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DAG Volumes: No. 2 (Two) (2013)

By: Barber, Jeff; et al

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Dunlop Art Gallery: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 158H2133

Condition: Fine


176 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated in colour. Here "you will see continued work on projects around the Library, around Regina, and engaging the international community." - from page 5. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear to orange cloth-covered boards. A nice copy of this attractive work. View more info

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The New York Woman (Magazine), October 21, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 7 : Ted Peckham - New York's Male Escort Tycoon / 47 West 53rd is Home of the Rehearsal Club

By: Barber, Josephine; Maier, Ruth R.; Robb, Inez Callaway; Raushenbush, Winifred; Tieger, Joan; Eberle, Irmengarde; Peters, C.A.; Wilson, Elita; Ferguson, Donita; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Woman, Inc.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2541

Condition: Good


48 pages. This glamorous publication brought New York women important information including: news of the choicest fashion, entertainment, current happenings, where to go, what to see, and how much to pay. Features: Great color cover photo of cop writing ticket for fashionable lady whose dog has just soiled a hydrant; Nice one-page ad for Franklin Simon's features dresses for dining out; Letters; Half-page Best & Co. ad features photo of "Upholstery Damask"; Fantastic one-page ad for Singer sewing machines features attractive model and text aimed specifically to the women of New York;... View more info

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Pictorial Weekly Magazine, February 25, 1928, No. 1,499, Vol. CXVI: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia / Woodbine Willie

By: Barber, Richard; Wass, E.J.; Cotroni, Muriel; Kennedy, G.A. Studdert (Woodbine Willie); Howard, F. Morton; Hope, W.E. Stanton Wallace, Edgar; Wilkinson, T.W.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3816

Condition: Fair


Pages 41-80. Features: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia - article with photos; Buried Treasure - a complete story; Photo tips of what not to do with your Gramphone; Most People Have a Double - but is sometimes means trouble - article with photos; Does Marriage Mean Going ThroughThe Mill? - a story that answers the problem; Lovers or Friends? - Woodbine Willie discusses the truth about companionship between the sexes; Wit of the Week; Open That Window! - and help yourself to health; "Stop & Look" pictures include Copenhagen church in the shape of an organ; Why George Tu... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, May 16 1964 - Repairs to Stonehenge / New York World's Fair

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $179.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1203

Condition: Good


Pages 749-800 plus 4 pages of ads. Features: Nice one-page colour photo ad for the Riley elf Mark II Car (red); One page colour photo add for Harvey's Bristol Cream shows seen in art gallery; One page colour photo add for Harvey's Bristol Dry shows man examining painting; Cover page photo of crane lifting huge fallen stone lintel at Stonehenge; Article on the future of Africa with photo of opening of the Northern Rhodesia independence conference on May 5; Photo of fallen balustrade on the Sinclair Road in Hammersmith; Photo of Kenneth Kuanda addressing opening session of the Northern Rhodesia... View more info

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Instructions for the Formation and Exercise of Volunteer Sharp-shooters (Limited Edition Military)

By: Capt. Barber

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Museum Restoration Service: 1968

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 243H3520

ISBN: B0007JDJJ8

Condition: Fine


B0007JDJJ8 #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1759 first edition specially reprinted in 1968. viii, 126, 4 [plates] pages. First issued just as the rifle began to play an important part in military thinking. "Contains detailed instructions on the use and handling of the rifle; the bugle call for riflemen and tactics." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 8, 1956 - Labour Leader Huguette / Johnny Lombardi

By: Cornish, John; Sangster, Dorothy; Katz, Sidney; O'Hagan, Richard; Phillips, Alan; Moon, Barbara; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4689

Condition: Good


124 pages. Features: Cover painting of barber shop in Kemano, B.C.; Nice Christmas ad for Parker Pens inside front cover; Editorial - If Nationalism's okay, it's okay for everybody; Women are not a race apart - opinion piece by Anne Francis; Nice one-page colour-photo ad features inset photo of Dorothy Moreau, Miss Canada 1956; How London Dimmed Liberace's Smile; Nostalgic one-page Christmas-motif ad for Ganong's Delector Chocolates; Electrohome TV ad shows dad babysitting; Two-page colour ad for Schick electric shavers for ladies; From Ottawa - Can politics compete with Howdy Doody?; Panel ... View more info

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Trucking: A History of Trucking in Bc Since 1900

By: Craig, Andy A.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1653

ISBN: 0919654886

Condition: Good


0919654886 168 pages. Index. Documents the challenges of early truck transport in B.C. "Author was B.C.'s best-known Pioneer Trucker who travelled the length and breadth of British Columbia interviewing and taping the reminiscences of the old-time drivers. A trucker since his youth, Andy Craig had an ear for detail and a natural flair for story-telling. This book is unique in combining a first-hand history of pioneer trucking in B.C. with an updating as to what is happinging in the trucking industry in the 1970's." - back board. Some of the truckers featured include: Boyd's Freig... View more info

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Dime Detective Magazine, March (Mar.) 1939, Vol 29, No. 4

By: Daly, Carroll John; Lawrence, John; Hayes, William Edward; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Chicago, Popular Publications, Inc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2808

Condition: Fair


Classic cover art features semi-nude good girl with bloody barber's shears protruding from her throat. 128 pages. Stories include: Hell With the Lid Lifted; The Stars Said Murder; The Farraday Phantom; The Body in Booth One; The Corpse Played Possum; Death Racket; Ready for the Rackets; and The April Thrill Docket. Unmarked. Binding intact. Above-average wear and soiling. Chips and chunks from covers and bottom of backstrip. Considerable nibbling to bottom corner of back cover and last 12 pages has resulted in the loss of a modicum of text and portions of several ads. Despite these def... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), November - December, 1958

By: Drummond-Hay, C.R.: Editor; Love, Peggy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3743

Condition: Good


36 pages. Cover photo of Pat James. Contents: Christmas greetings from Mr. McLean, head of the company, inside front cover; Photos of D.C. Watt, Earl T. Squire and T.D. Owen-Turner; Details of construction around the province, with photo of new structure in Keating on Vancouver Island being built by Farmer Construction; Treasury cheques now processed by I.B.M. - with photos of the new technology at work; Ladysmith Conversion to dial service - with one-page photo of Mrs. Laura Ryan removing her operator headset for the last time, plus 8 more photos showing Tom McCormick, Doug Baigent, Kerry C... View more info

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Bobby Clarke and the ferocious Flyers

By: Fischler, Stan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Dodd, Mead: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 216H1147

ISBN: 0396068855

Condition: Good


0396068855 213 pages. Great black and white glossy photos. "The life story of a diabetic youngster who has become the scourge of the NHL, together with a history of the Philadelphia Flyers and profiles of Rick MacLeish, Dave "The Hammer" Schultz, Bernie Parent, and Gary Doernhoefer." - from dust jacket. Former library copy with relatively few markings and average wear. Binding sound. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy copy, especially for any fan of the famous Broad Street Bullies! :-) View more info

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Full Spectrum: The Complete History of the Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Club

By: Greenberg, Jay

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Triumph Books: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 154A5185

ISBN: 157243158X

Condition: Fine


157243158X 378 pages. "Covers the Philadelphia Flyers like no other sports franchise has ever been covered before. Gives you the whole story: on the ice, in the dressing room and behind the scenes. From the campaign to gain an NHL franchise in 1965, through the building of a hard-hitting Stanley Cup Championship roster that performed at its best after Kate Smith's thundering rendition of "God Bless America"... from the tragic loss of Pelle Lindbergh to the controversy-strewn signing of Eric Lindros... from the first shovel in the ground to build the Spectrum to the complex negot... View more info

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Northwest Sportsman Magazine - Fishing, Hunting and Boating in B.C., April [Apr.] 1961 - B.C. Federation of Fish & Game Clubs' Convention

By: Henderson, G.L.; Brandlmayr, John; Meade, Ed

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Jim Railton: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4189

Condition: Good


34 pages. Features: B.C. Federation of Fish & Game Clubs' Convention - article with photo of president Dave Maw of Vancouver and photo of E.L. "Ted" Barsby of Nanaimo, past-president and chairman of the convention; Mailbag; B.C.'s Game Conservation Project Fund; Sea Gulls - G.L. Henderson writes an article about how their numbers should be moderated - with photo of game wardens George Lyons and "Butch" Tyler; Half-page ad for B.C.'s Department of Recreation and Conservation features photo of Minister The Hon. Earle C. Westwood; One-page Crown Zellerback Canada ad with heading ... View more info

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Canadian Art Magazine, Winter 1956 - Barbara Hepworth, Sculptor

By: Houston, James; Batcheller, Isabel; Ayre, Robert; Picher, Claude; Hubbard, R.H.; Barber, Janet; Swinton, George; Williams, Richard; Davidson, Robert

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, The Society for Art Publications: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543H1274

Condition: Very Good


Pages 222 - 286. Printed on glossy stock. Illustrated in black and white. Contents include: My Friend, Angotiawak; Barbara Hepworth - Sculptor; A Sheaf of Summer Sketches; Annual Artistic Competition of the Province of Quebec; General View from a Lofty Eminence; The Growth of a Canadian Gallery; The Great Winnipeg Controversy; Recent Acquisitions by Canadian Museums and Galleries; Sculpture in a Summer Course; Coast to Coast in Art; and more. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

PEASANT'S ALPHABET: More of the Best from THE URBAN PEASANT

By: James BARBER

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vacouver, BC, Canada, Urban Peasant Productions: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16401041

ISBN: 0969839847

Condition: Very Good


0969839847 192 pages. James Barber takes us on a whimsical culinary adventure through the alphabet and along the way, he teaches us that we need never be afraid of cooking again. Each and every single recipe is dead easy and James guarantees blissful smiles on all faces at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked in colour glossy covers. Excellent copy. View more info

The Urban Peasant: Quick & Simple Cookbook

By: James Barber

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Urban Peasant Productions: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16401293

ISBN: 0969712308

Condition: Very Good


0969712308 153 pages plus index. "So here you are, the first completely practical cookbook I've ever written, no trimmings, no romance, just the basic recipes the way we originally did them on the Urban Peasant television show." - James Barber. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, November (Nov.) 1951 - Birthplace of the Breeds

By: Knox, Joe; Doan, Daniel; Athanas, Verne; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2258

Condition: Good


164 pages. Features: They'll reach for your milk - milk vending machines; Family-size feed mills; One-man stock loading; Birthplace of the breeds; Long grass silage; A doctor for the flock; Farmer without a plow - Bill Figi and family of Wisconsin; Happy hunting ground; Mechanized pruning; Want help with your woodlot?; The Night Mamma Told a Bald-Faced Lie (fiction); One Man's Son (fiction); Trail East (part 3 of 4). Ads: Texaco ad features photo of Mr. Roy W. Mull and his self-unloading alfalfa trailer at the Carter Farm near Plainview, TX; GMC pickup; Ferguson '30' tractor; International H... View more info