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Christian Prisoners in Russia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Wheaton, Il, Tyndale House Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 45601586

ISBN: 0842302409

Condition: Very Good


0842302409 166 pages. The carefully documented details of the fate of a group of Russian Christians who made a brave bid for greater religious freedom. Includes a list of more than 200 Christian Evangelical and Baptist (ECB) brothers in Russian prisons for their faith plus many black and white illustrations. Former price atop front flyleaf else clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Life and Death Matters: Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A., AltaMira Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24201807

ISBN: 0761991859

Condition: Very Good


0761991859 351 pages. A collection of stories, events, and experiences that provide a sense of what life is like for those who confront environmental crises of our time. Topics discussed: Local responses to economic development (cases from Indonesia and china); Conservation and conflict (cases from Africa); Gold mining in the Amazon and Wisconsin; Food, conflict, and justice (cases from the US and Honduras; and more. First half of book is high-lighted in yellow. Second half has blue pen underlining. Moderate wear. Glossy illustrated covers. Solid working copy. View more info

Amphibian Sounds

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Higher Education: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73202580

ISBN: 0070928738

Condition: Good


0070928738 65 pages. Author is an Ojibway from the Cape Croker Reserve on Manitoulin Island. It was her desire to preserve the Indian culture and to teach her young boarders the legends of their people that prompted her to write this book. Illustrator, also an Ojibway, is from the Wikwemikong Reserve on Manitoulin Island. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Contents in nice shape. Solid copy. View more info

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Maple Lodge (Alberta) Memories: A History of the School and Community

By: 60th Anniversary Committee: Nearing, Agnes; Loveseth, Einer and Ellen; Johnston, Fred and Angella; Nearing, Archie and Helen; Newby, Jim and Harriet; McClements, Pat

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Alberta, Maple Lodge Community Centre: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G2180

Condition: Very Good


145 pages. Index of eighty family histories. History of Maple Lodge School and Community Centre. Houses in the Community. Life on the Farm. Hourse country. Special Times. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos. Gilt lettering and illustration upon green cloth front board. Gift greetings from two of the authors upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A superlative genealogical reference for Maple Lodge, Alberta and distirct. View more info

Farm

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Bancroft & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25407426

Condition: Good


8 page pop-up book which, when opened and secured by paper clip per instructions, provides a 360 degree view. Undated. Circa 1955? Westminster Books logo upon back cover. Printed in Holland. Covers show smiling boy and girl in barnyard with pig and dog. Former owner's name neatly printed beneath first pop-up. Spiral metal binding partially flattened at spots. Large tear to third pop-up was repaired by former owner. Small opening to bottom of first pop-up also repaired. Half-inch opening to bottom of back cover. Average external wear. Lovely softly-hued colour illustrations depict a... View more info

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Telephone Talk, Magazine of the British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel), March - April, 1959

By: Bond, Mrs. J.W.; Force, William R.: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel): 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3741

Condition: Good


36 pages. Contents: Company Revamps Sales Organization - with photos of R.B. Murphy, N.C. Millidge, R.L. Auld and A.B. Evers; Accounting Geared for Automation - with photos of Allan Bryce, L.A.D. Battrum, M.G. Butler, Robert Sutherland, Kenneth Crowter, J.D. Johnston, Curtis Rice and David Cameron; Personnel Expands Scope - with photos of T.H. Halford, W.E. Wain, O.E. Snead, Dr. J.A. MacMillan, H.L. Brown, A.J. D'Ath and F.G. Fredrickson; Excellent two-page photo and text feature on the closing of the Kerrisdale office, after 38 years, to make way for the more automated Amherst office - the b... View more info

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Forest Management Tables - Forestry Commission Booklet No. 16

By: Bradley, R.T.; Christie, J.M.; Johnston, D.R.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762A4017

Condition: Good


218 pages. "This publication contains a number of tables. Each of the three principal tables is designed to provide a basis for one particular aspect of intensive management of even-aged conifer and hardwood plantations in Great Britain." - from Introduction. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Three inch openings at bottom of each hinge, otherwise a nice sound copy. View more info

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Liberty - Canada's Young Family Magazine, March (Mar.) 1959 - Marilyn Monroe Cover

By: Brooks, Walter; Garner, Hugh; Dempsey, David; Duffy, Jack; McCoy, Doris; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Liberty: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 727H2408

Condition: Fair


68 pages. Features: Marilyn Monroe cover photo; Don't Turn Your Son into a Housewife; How Manitoba Civilized its Barbaric Liquor Laws; How the Wives of Geniuses Suffer; Jack Duffy writes of "Me and My Shadow, Frank Sinatra"; Fascinating article on Czech and Balkan Canadians - "Over 250,000 have come here, fleeing Nazis & Reds - they feud over their Slavic republics, are volatile, hospitable and craftsmen" - with many interesting photos; My life as the wife of a Halifax sailor; Boyne Johnston and his $260,000 spree on pilfered bank money; How Referees Handle Hockey's Wildest Bl... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, February [Feb.] 15, 1941 - Sir Archibald Wavell Cover Photo

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3379

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Cover photo portrait of Sir Archibald Wavell who led the capture of Benghazi; Photo of J.G. Winant, new U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain; Sixteen photos of the taking of Tobruk - with over 25,000 prisoners, fires caused by naval bombardment, and devastation at the El Adeem aerodrome; Photo of Lord Lloyd of Dolobran who died on February 5th; Photo of 'San Giorgio' ablaze and Italian naval prisoners; Article on the fall of Benghazi; Twelve more photos after the fall of Tobruk, including Air Commodore R. Collishaw, Commanding R.A.F. units in Libya, who was born in Nanaimo, B.... View more info

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[LGB] Telegram [Magazine], Spring 1997, Vol. 8, No. 1 - Meet Richard Stein

By: Buffington, Dave; Koopmann, Heinz; Wyss, Max; Barton, Jack; Johnston, Lynn; Marshall, Drew

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Buffington Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658H4334

Condition: Good


48 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Features: Jim Ferry changed LGB's Chloe locomotive; More than 110 new products in the world of LGB make their entry at the Nurnberg and New York toy fairs; News from the Rhatische Baohn - Salon car refurbishment begins, plus, a new look for a Lok; My Next Husband Will Be Normal - Barbara Abler chronicles the path of LGB additction; Photo contest winners; Collecting LGB's Rhatische Bahn Line; Beyond the Starter Set; LGB Personality - Meet Richard Stein; LGB Technik - installing the Multi-Train System decoder in sound cars; and more. Unmarked with average ... View more info

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How it All Began: A History of the Kagawong Area Circa 1872-1910 - An Early History of Billings and East Allan Townships Volume I (One)

By: Croswell, Helen Tracy; Tracy, Carmen; Tracy, Candy

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Canada, NCRL: 1989

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 648G2284

Condition: Good


196 pages. Updated version of the 1977 first edition. Loaded with family histories/geneaological information on many local families. Provides information about some of the early industries and events in Billings and Kagawong. Grainy reproductions of marvelous archival photos. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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PartnerShips to the World: Canada Steamship Lines One Hundred and Fifty Years on

By: CSL Group

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Montreal, The CSL Group: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524H3056

ISBN: B002BFHS2K

Condition: Very Good


B002BFHS2K Presentation letter signed by CSL President Raymond W. Johnston laid-in. 96 pages. Oblong 9.5" x 12". Generously illustrated in colour and black and white. "From humble beginnings in 1845 with a simple stream boat on the Richelieu River, the company carved water with steel for 150 years to become the international leader in self-unloading technology." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Shaped Cedars and Cedar Shaping

By: David Garrick

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Canada Wilderness Committee: 1998

Edition: Special Limited Edition

Seller ID: 762A3926

ISBN: 1895123429

Condition: Fair


1895123429 389 pages. Bibliography. Line diagrams. Colour photos. "Based on the study of 1,878 shaped cedars on Hanson Island - Kwakwaka'wakw Territory - in Johnston Strait that represent 700 years of cultural identification of cedar tree activity, from 1284 AD to 1993 AD." - from title page. "Discover the fascinating world of shaped cedars - trees alive and healthy today, bearing marks of generations of careful bark harvests by traditional foresters working the 'cedar gardens' of Hanson Island. Find out why it is so important to study, document, appreciate and protect these ... View more info

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The Boatbuilders of Muskoka

By: Duke, A. H.; Gray, W. M.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, W.M. Gray & Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 839G1298

ISBN: 0969331304

Condition: Very Good


0969331304 152 pages. Oblong 10.5" x 9". Profusely illustrated with black and white photography. "Documents the story of the builders and craftsmen who produced the incomparable pleasure launches of Muskoka." - from Foreword. Decorated endpapers. Light overall wear. Unmarked. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. An excellent gift for any Muskoka boat afficionado. View more info

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Kingston: Celebrate this city

By: Finnigan, Joan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604952

ISBN: 0771031602

Condition: Very Good


0771031602 128 pages. A lovely black and white photographic presentation of the history of Kingston, Ontario. Includes ten original watercolours by Frank Johnston, all faithfully reproduced in full colour. Book clean and unmarked with light to moderate wear. Above-average wear to dust jacket which bears tears to and chips from edges, but is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Sound copy overall. View more info

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Doll Reader Magazine, March 1992: Special 20th Anniversary Issue

By: Foulke, Jan; Cook, C.; Whitton, M. & B.; Johnston, E.; Coleman, D. & E.; Zimmer, G.; Et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Hobby House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3341

Condition: Good


256 pages. Features: From English Theatrical Sheets to Tinseled Portrait; Blotched Bisques and Waffled Waxes, Part 1; Ives, Blakeslee & Co. Walking Figures Patented by Arthur Hotchkiss; "Black Dolls: 1840-1990" - Sojourns at the Wenham Museum, Part 1; The Donnie and Marie Osmond Story; Advertising Dolls; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Too Funny for Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags

By: Frank Thomas; Ollie Johnston

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Abbeville Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128C8855

ISBN: 0896597474

Condition: Fair


0896597474 223 pages. Index. Illustrated in color and black and white. "Never short of anecdotes about Walt Disney and the other early artists (or the jokes they played on each other), the authors present a funny, charming, and authoritative story of just how Disney elevated animation from jumpy stick figures acting out gags to genuine works of art that move - and, furthermore, move their audiences. In this unique volume, the authors not only fully explain Disney humor as no one else could but they lavishly illustrate - with original drawings preserved in the Archives! - the various ki... View more info

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The Story of Osoyoos (British Columbia), September 1811 to December 1952

By: Fraser, George Johnston (Signed); Anderson, Janet;

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Canada, Self-Published: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G2219

Condition: Good


212 pages. Several black and white photos in text. Author's signature and brief generic inscription atop title page. Prior owner has also signed top of title page and written two page numbers of interest to her. This is explained by her letter to the editor of the Penticton Herald, hand-dated 1954, which is stapled just below and concerns her father, Tom Ellis, who is highly relevant to both pages she has written in that they deal with Mr. Ellis's contentious purchase of the large Haynes Estate in 1895. Contents include: Fur Trading Era 1811-1861; Ranching Era 1861-1920; Evolution of Ranc... View more info

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R.M.S. "Newfoundland" Farewell Dinner Menu, Voyage 117 at Sea, Thursday, 25th September 1958

By: Furness Warren Line

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Furness Warren Line: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349G4413

Condition: Good


Your mouth will be watering after you read the details of this feast for a king! Approx. 9" x 7" four-panel folded menu. This sailing was commanded by C.H. Kenyon. Signed on back panel autograph section, apparently by the (Tourist?) Chief Steward, Bill Johnston. Average wear and soiling. A nice memento of this famous vessel. View more info

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Canada: Her Natural Resources, Navigation, Principal Steamer Lines and Trans-Continental Railways - Prepared for The 12th Congress of the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses

By: Government of Canada

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Ottawa, The Canadian Federal Department of Marine and Fisheries: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 816A2070

Condition: Fair


"Contains information published for the first time, of navigable distances of lakes and rivers in north-western Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Mackenzie Territory; the draught and number of steamers plying on thoses waters. Similar information is given of the inland waters of British Columbia for the first time. In the description of the Transcontinental and Intercolonial railways much new information appears... Original photographs of various localities were procured from the headquarters of the railways and steamboat lines. The book is copiously illustrated." - A. Jo... View more info