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SCOTTISH LITERARY JOURNAL, May 1992, Vol. 19 No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 1992

Seller ID: 006867


Contains essays by David Reid, Valentina Bold, Susan Bennett, Tony Lopez, and David S. Robb. 60 pages, including Notes. Impressions, smudging, moderate general wear. View more info

SCOTTISH LITERARY JOURNAL, Spring 1991, Supplement No. 34

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 1991

Seller ID: 006869


Edited by Murray Pittock and Thom Nairn. A wide range of reviews and criticism. 61 pages, rubbing/moderate handling wear, some smudging to back cover. View more info

SCOTTISH LITERARY JOURNAL, November 1991, Vol. 18 No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 1991

Seller ID: 006871


Contains essays by Derick S. Thomson, David Groves, Beth Dickson, and Alan Riach. 70 pages, illustrated. Rubbing, moderate handling wear, smudging to back cover, mild wrinkling (from dampness) to top. View more info

SCOTTISH LITERARY JOURNAL, Spring 1992, Supplement No. 36

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 1992

Seller ID: 006872


Nineteen essays and reviews by a wide variety of contributors. 45 pages. Some rubbing, smudging to back cover, light general wear. View more info

SCOTTISH LITERARY JOURNAL, The Year's Work in Scottish Literary and Linguistic Studies: 1988

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 1992

Seller ID: 006876


look at Scottish literary accomplishments for 1988 (and since it took almost four years to get this thing published, there are, presumably, a lot of 'em). 70 pages, including Errata. Moderate general wear, smudging to back cover. View more info

SCOTTISH LITERARY JOURNAL, The Year's Work in Scottish Literary and Linguistic Studies: 1987

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 1987

Seller ID: 007243


Contains eight essays looking at what was accomplished in Scottish literature, in a variety of categories. The title page claims this one was edited by J.H. Alexander, while the copyright page gives credit to Carol Anderson, thus it is presumed that Alexander edited this specific issue, while Anderson edited the series. 56 pages. Moderate general wear. View more info

SCOTTISH LITERARY JOURNAL, November 1992, Vol. 19 No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 1992

Seller ID: 007244


Four essays, one each by A.M. Kinghorn, Frank Jordan, Graeme A. Muirhead, Edmund Stegmaier. 60 pages. 2 short creases at left edge of front cover, moderate general wear. View more info

Gazetteer of/Repertoire Geographique du Canada, New Brunswick/Nouveau-Brunswick

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Surveys and Mapping Branch, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources: 1972

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 009730


Published for the Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names. A title from the Gazetteer of Canada Series, this one dealing with the province of New Brunswick, recording more than twice the number of names contained in the 1956 edition, listing "the names of populated places, rivers, lakes, and other cultural and natural features approved by the Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names." Contains explanatory notes, a list of abbreviations, cla... View more info

NEW BRUNSWICK AUTHORS/ÉCRIVAINS DU NOUVEAU-BRUNSWICK

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Library of Canada: 1984

Seller ID: 010250


Published as part of a 1984 New Brunswick bicentenary exhibition featuring a representative sample of the province's writers and their work. Text in English and French in parallel columns, covering a variety of forms and genres, from writers as diverse as Alden Nowlan, David Adams Richards, Mary Grannan, Nancy Bauer, Bliss Carman, and many others. Stapled wraps, 72 pages, illustrated. Rubbed/scratched covers, moderate edgewear, Legislative Library date stamp on title ... View more info

Selections From Iraq-Iran Dispute

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Baghdad, Republic of Iraq (External Information Department, Ministry of Culture and Information): 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013333


An Iraqi publication (in English) condeming Iran's "political, military and media aggression on Iraq. This dossier presents a nearly comprehensive coverage of statements made by Iranian officials since the downfall of the Shahinshahi regime and the control of power by Khumeini in February 1974. It shows open threats to Iraq and the Arab Gulf countries, open enmity to the revolutionary system in Iraq, and attacks on Arabs, Arabism, and Arab nationality." 197 pages... View more info

PARAMOUNT Non-Theatrical

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Paramount/Gulf + Western:

Edition: Canadian edition

Seller ID: 013580


No date (circa 1979). A catalogue of movies for organizations and film programmers. Divided into numerous categories, including comedies, musicals, sf, war, women in film, blacks in film, foreign films, literary adaptations, and many others. Each film listing details the director, producer, screenwriter and stars, and gives a synopsis of the plot, as well as a photograph of a scene from the movie. 271 pages (including lists of Academy Award Nominations and Winners, and a... View more info

PRINCESS DIANA, A Year Of Triumph

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Whitstable, Astrian Marketing Services Limited:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013602


No date [1984]. A publication chattily detailing the travels of Diana in 1983, and playing up her personal growth and accomplishments as she settled into the third year of her role as princess. 48 pages, profusely illustrated w/dozens of colour photographs, inside covers feature line drawings by Dennis Hallam. Impressions, moderate general wear. View more info

Accident Prevention Regulations for Logging Industry

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Workmen's Compensation Board: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015001


Contains British Columbia Workmen's Compensation Act (1950) regulations pertaining to the logging industry, listed alphabetically by title, with regulation number. Also contains the logging-engine signals, which were used before radios. 57 pages followed by several unused Notes pages. Tiny soil mark to bottom left corner of front wrap, light edge/handling wear, light tanning. (C/BT) View more info

DUN'S REVIEW, International Edition, March 1907, Vol. IX No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, R.G. Dun & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 015561


A journal of international trade, featuring numerous articles on a variety of matters related to the subject, and containing probably two hundred advertisements for products of all kinds. 108 pages, illustrated. Edgewear, short edge tears, light chipping, 3" separation at bottom left front cover, 1"+ separation to top left back cover, 1.5" diagonal tear to top edge of back cover, spine paper missing from top and bottom, dampstaining to back cover. Internal... View more info

Nordland og Nord-Trondelag, Area Map of Nordland and Nord-Trondelag Counties

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway Travel Association: 1950

Seller ID: 015565


Folded colour map opens to measure approximately 57 cm. x 75 cm. (outer edge to outer edge). Sixteen black-and-white photographs on reverse depict a variety of scenic areas from the listed counties, with accompanying text (in Norwegian). Light general wear. (C/BT) View more info

Troms og Finnmark, Area Map of Troms and Finnmark Counties

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway Travel Association: 1950

Seller ID: 015566


Folded colour map opens to measure approximately 75 cm. x 41.5 cm. (outer edge to outer edge). Twelve black-and-white photographs on reverse depict a variety of scenic and urban areas from the listed counties, with accompanying text (in Norwegian). Light general wear. (C/BT) View more info

Vestlandets Fjorder, Area Map of the Fjord Country

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway Travel Association: 1956

Seller ID: 015567


Folded colour map opens to measure approximately 54.5 cm. x 93 cm. (outer edge to outer edge). Twenty black-and-white photographs on reverse depict a variety of scenic and urban views of the fjord country, with accompanying text (in Norwegian). Light general wear. (C/BT) View more info

Telemark, Sorlandet og Rogaland, Area Map of Telemark and the South Coast

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway Travel Association: 1957

Seller ID: 015568


Folded colour map opens to measure approximately 72 cm. x 55.5 cm. (outer edge to outer edge). Fifteen black-and-white photographs on reverse depict a variety of scenic and urban views of Telemark and the south coast of Norway, with accompanying text (in Norwegian). Light general wear. (C/BT) View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, September 1934, Vol. XXXIV, No. 9

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1934

Seller ID: 015634


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Making Nursing Articulate," "Tuberculosis of the Spine in Children," "Acute Nutritional Disturbances in Infancy," and "Nurses and Suicide Prevention." Also contains advertisements, editorials and i... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, January 1930, Vol. XXX, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1930

Seller ID: 015635


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "The Nurse and the Public," "A Layman Looks at Private Duty," "Teaching Students Mental Hygiene," and "An Experiment in Segregating Nursing Orders." Also contains advertisements, editorials and info... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, November 1934, Vol. XXXIV, No. 11

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1934

Seller ID: 015636


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Cirrhosis of the Liver," "Technic of Taking Blood Pressure," "Extra-curricular Activities," and "Time Study of Head Nurse Activities." Also contains advertisements, editorials and information speci... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, December 1934, Vol. XXXIV, No. 12

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1934

Seller ID: 015637


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "State Responsibility for Nursing Education," "Early Discovery of Tuberculosis," "Endemic Pellagra, and "Care and Treatment of Burns." Also contains advertisements, editorials and information specific t... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, February 1933, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1933

Seller ID: 015638


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Psittacosis," "An Experiment in Hourly Nursing," "Nursing the Pernicious Anemia Patient," and "The Value of Chemistry." Also contains advertisements, editorials and information specific to the nurs... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, March 1933, Vol. XXXIII, No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1933

Seller ID: 015639


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Oxygen Therapy," "A New Type of Nursing Unit," and "The Patient Goes Home." Also contains advertisements, editorials and information specific to the nursing profession. Pages 187-302 plus 60 pages of adve... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, April 1933, Vol. XXXIII, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1933

Seller ID: 015640


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Communicable Diseases," "Medical Asepsis," "Nursing--Just Nursing," and "Postgraduate Education--Old and New." Also contains advertisements, editorials and information specific to the nursing profe... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, August 1934, Vol. XXXIV, No. 8

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1934

Seller ID: 015641


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Fever Reducing," "Relief Employment," "Florence Nightingale International Foundation," "Undulant Fever," and "Building a Library." Also contains advertisements, editorials and information s... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, January 1935, Vol. XXXV, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1935

Seller ID: 015642


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Nursing in Neurosurgery," "Fatigue as it Affects Nursing," "The Eight-Hour Day," "Curriculum Revision." Also contains advertisements, editorials and information specific to the nursing profession. ... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, February 1935, Vol. XXXV, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1935

Seller ID: 015643


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "What Every Obstetrical Supervisor Should Know," "Modern Methods in Psychiatry," "Graduate Nurse in Hospital Service," and "Our Clinical Services." Also contains advertisements, editorials and infor... View more info

The American Journal of Nursing, March 1936, Vol. XXXVI, No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Concord, American Journal of Nursing Company: 1936

Seller ID: 015644


Edited by Mary M. Roberts. First published in 1900, AJN is "the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world." Single issues from this era are uncommon. This issue contains a variety of articles and features, including "Arthritis," "Occupational Therapy in Arthritis," "Nursing Care or Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients," "Medical Social Service," and "New Entrance Requirements." Also contains advertisements, ... View more info

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Water Use for Agriculture in the Saint John River Basin

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, The Saint John River Basin Board: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015718


Report/Summary S5. Deals with a variety of subjects concerning water use in the Saint John River Basin. 46 pages, typescript. Mild edgewear, light cover soil, a bit of mustiness. Quite uncommon. View more info

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Water Use for Mineral Development in the Saint John River Basin

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, The Saint John River Basin Board: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015719


Report/Summary S9. Deals with a variety of subjects concerning the use of water for mineral development in the Saint John River Basin. 22 pages, typescript, 2 fold-out maps. Mild edgewear, light cover soil, a bit of mustiness. Quite uncommon. View more info

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Water Use for the Potato Starch Industry in the Saint John River Basin

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, The Saint John River Basin Board: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015720


Report/Summary S11, based on a report by Peter A. Lewell. Deals with a variety of subjects related to the production of potato starch in the Saint John River Basin. 15 pages, typescript. Abrasions/scrapes/scratches to top left corners, light cover soil, a bit of mustiness. Quite uncommon. View more info

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HIGH-SPEED BRAKE, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1910

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016021


An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course. 27 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated, fold-out diagram. Moderate general wear. View more info

Image for OPERATING AND TESTING TRAINS, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

OPERATING AND TESTING TRAINS, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1910

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016022


677. An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course, the instructions applying "to freight trains of fifty cars or less, the engine of which has only one pump and moderate main-reservoir capacity and is equipped with the G-6 brake valve or a brake valve antedating this valve." 39 pages + 3 pages of examination questions. Moderate general wear. View more info

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AIR-BRAKE TROUBLES Instruction Paper with Examination Questions, Part 1 & Part 2

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1910

Edition: Revised edition

Seller ID: 016047


676 A and 676 B. A pair of uncommon items from the I.C.S. home study course. Part 1: 24 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Part 2: 38 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Part 1 is lightly soiled, w/mild dampstaining. View more info

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Manual of Information for Students

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016048


1586. An uncommon-in-first-edition item from the I.C.S. home study course, containing instructions and general information for those who have enrolled in one of the school's programs. 22 pages (including index). Moderate soil, faint diagonal crease, general handling wear. View more info

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HEAT AND STEAM, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company/International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016049


696. An uncommon item from the I.C.S. home study course. 26 pages + 2 pages of examination questions. Moderate general wear. View more info

Image for L.N./L. N. Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

L.N./L. N. Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016051


#1292. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 36 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated w/colour and b&w drawings. Key to the Colour Plates page bound in at front. A couple of abrasions to back cover, moderate handling wear. View more info

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Air-Signal System, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1905

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016057


#679. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 21 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Some dampstaining, moderate handling wear. View more info

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Train Control, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016058


#1294. An uncommon item issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 49 pages + 4 pages of examination questions. Some dampstaining to fore-edges, moderate handling wear. View more info

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Valves and Valve Gears, Part 2, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1911

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016061


#698 B. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 48 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Edgewear, short edge creases, smudging/soil, some dampstaining near back, covers beginning to pull from staples. View more info

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Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd editions

Seller ID: 016063


#s 695 A, 695 B, 695 C. Three very scarce booklets issued by the I.C.S. home study course. Part 1: (1910), 59 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. VG w/moderate handling wear. Part 2: (1920), 53 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. G w/light smudging, 1.5" x 1.5" piece torn from top edge of front cover, moderate handling wear. Part 3: (1920), 37 pages (continues pagination from Part 2, thus 55 through 91) + 2 pages of ... View more info

Image for Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Boiler Attachments, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016067


# 695 A. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1910), 59 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Cover soil, uneven 1/2" tear to fore-edge, light internal soil, handling wear. (C/BR) View more info

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Type K Freight Triple Valves, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016069


#1291. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. 31 pages + 1 page of examination questions, illustrated in colour and b&w. Light dampstaining to top, light edgewear, .25" separations to top and bottom spine, mild general wear. View more info

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Foundation Brake Gear, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016070


#678. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1910), 40 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Light dampstaining to bottom, light handling wear. View more info

Image for P C Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

P C Passenger Brake Equipment, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016071


#1293. A very scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course. (1912), 65 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Dampstaining, covers partially pulled from staples, spine separations, handling wear. View more info

Image for Breakdowns, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

Breakdowns, Part 1, Instruction Paper with Examination Questions

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Textbook Company, International Correspondence Schools/I.C.S.:

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 016073


#700 A. A scarce booklet issued by the I.C.S. home study course, dealing with the breakdowns of locomotive engines. (1905), 64 pages + 3 pages of examination questions, illustrated. A couple of .75" edge tears to covers, previous owner's complicated mathematical calculation to left edge of front cover, small chip to bottom left corner of front cover, moderate handling wear. View more info

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Civic Improvement

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Commission of Conservation Canada: 1916

Seller ID: 016379


"Report of Conference of Civic Improvement League of Canada held in co-operation with the Commission of Conservation in the Railway Committee Room, House of Commons, Ottawa, January 20th, 1916." 73 pages (including list of delegates). Moderate corner wear, light edgewear, some staining to back cover, some tanning. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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DOMINION SUCCESSION DUTY ACT, Explanatory Brochure

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of National Revenue, Succession Duty Branch (Edmond Cloutier, printer): 1941

Seller ID: 016381


Issued "for the guidance of persons concerned with the application of the Act." 95 pages (including index). Just moderate general wear. (C/BT) View more info

Image for Canadian Pacific Railway, Eastern lines, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers

Canadian Pacific Railway, Eastern lines, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, Canadian Pacific Railway: 1939

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 016597


The rates contained herein had become effective July 1, 1927, and the rules on February 1, 1929. Uncommon. Cloth backstrip, 77 pages. Cover soil, backstrip not adhered to front cover, light internal soil. (C/BT) View more info

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Canadian National Railway Company, Rates of Pay and Rules Governing Service of Locomotive Engineers

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, Canadian National Railway/CNR: 1951

Seller ID: 016672


Contains the 1951 rates of pay and rules for the CNR's "STEAM LINES, ATLANTIC AND CENTRAL REGIONS'(Excluding Newfoundland District)/All Lines East of Armstrong and Port Arthur/excluding Lines in New England, United/States & Canada Railroad, Champlain/& St. Lawrence Railroad, and/St. Clair Tunnel Company." Also contains the 1959 and 1961 revised rates of pay and rules, which are attached to the whole with a folding metal clamp at rear. Previous owner's name to t... View more info

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Official Street Fighter Anniversary Edition Controller / Instruction Manual

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Capcon / Udon: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016681


The instruction manual (in English, Spanish and French) for the controller for the popular Street Fighter game. (Quite possibly the most intriguting instruction is, "Please do not wrap the cord around any part of anyone's body." David Carradine and Vaughn Bode would have had no interest in the controller.) Flip side contains a comic book. Light general wear. View more info

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Tidens Kalender 1935

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Tidens Forlag: 1934

Seller ID: 016756


Text in Swedish. Red cloth w/gilt lettering/illustration, map end papers, 258 pages + advertisements, colour fold-out of world flags, illustrated. Notes pages unused. Cloth pencil holder attached to rear cover. Minor wear to corners/spine ends, minor dampstaining, previous owner's inscription, minor sunning to covers. (C/BT) View more info

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THE INTERTYPE, A Book of Instruction for its Operation and General Maintenance

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Intertype Corporation: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016803


Contains chapters on the assembling, casting, distributing and magazine frame mechanisms. 473 pages (including index), illustrated. Tanned/lightly soiled edges, previous owner's name on front end paper, light general wear. View more info

Image for Bacon's Up to Date Map of London, Showing Electric Railways, Tubes & Tramways, With Illustrated Guide, Index & Cab Fares

Bacon's Up to Date Map of London, Showing Electric Railways, Tubes & Tramways, With Illustrated Guide, Index & Cab Fares

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, G.W. Bacon & Co.:

Seller ID: 017030


No date (circa late 1920s). Contains 49-page (+ several pages of advertisements) booklet ("Strangers' Guide to London") attached to inside front cover, and a large, full-colour fold-out map. Significant general wear to cloth, booklet intact and clean, tape repair to map by previous owner. View more info

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THE INTERTYPE, Its Function, Care, Operation and Adjustment, Section I: Assembling Mechanism, and Section II: Casting Mechanism

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Intertype Corporation:

Seller ID: 017068


The first two of four volumes dealing with basic mechanisms of the Intertype casting and composing machine. 40, 226 pages, respectively, including indices, illustrated. Edgewear, smudging, soil. View more info

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General Map Showing European Frontiers, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Co. / Edinburgh Geographical Institute: 1914

Seller ID: 017071


A full-colour folding map showing European borders at the beginning of World War 1. Map is dissected (eighteen sections) mounted on gauze, and measures 23.5" high x 35.25" wide. Black cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover. Covers w/light scuffing to cloth, bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, half-inch separation to bottom right spine edge, light fraying. Map has moderate general wear, w/light soil to backing, previous owner's eight-line pencil notation... View more info

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The Business Educators' Association of Canada Examination Papers 1919-20

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: No Place, The Business Educators' Association of Canada:

Seller ID: 017348


A collection of examination papers for a variety of subjects, including shorthand, typing, penmanship, correspondence, applied English, bookkeeping, arithmetic, spelling and more. Uncommon. Unpaginated. Light soil, turned bottom corners, 1.5" separation to bottom right spine edge, 1" separation to bottom left spine edge, a couple of short edge tears, creased corners, general wear. Internally tight. View more info

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Engineering Technician, Trade Group Three/3, Phase 8.00, Diesels (Course Notes, Marine Engineering Technician)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, No publisher (Printed by Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery): 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017360


Course notes for Royal Canadian Navy marine engineering technicians, "checked and reprinted August 1969." In six sections: Introduction and Principles; Construction -- Stationary Parts; Construction -- Moving Parts; Engine Systems; Controls and Transmissions; and Operations and Trials. Typescript, 183 pages, illustrated. Cover scuffing, faint creasing to top left corner of front cover, pencil impressions to top right corner (erasure of previous owner's name),... View more info

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Engineering Mechanic, Trade Group Two, Phase 8.00, Diesels

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, No publisher (Printed by Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery): 1962

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 017361


Course notes for Royal Canadian Navy engineering mechanics. Contains instructions on diesel principles, engine operation, engine parts, the fuel supply and injection systems, fuels and lubricants, cooling systems, and much more. Typescript, 50 pages, illustrated. Light surface scuffing, a bit of cover smudging. Uncommon. View more info

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CHINATOWN, The Gateway to the Orient, San Francisco

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Smith News Co.:

Seller ID: 017557


No date (circa mid-1930s). A souvenir post card booklet containing a folding set of 18 full-colour photographs of scenes and people in and around San Francisco's Chinatown district. Scenes include the annual dragon parade, the Chinese Telephone Exchange, charming Chinese girls, Chinatown at night, and so on. The booklet is unaddressed, w/a bit of edge and corner wear. Scenes are NF. An uncommon item. View more info

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The First Printing of THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, The John Dunlap Broadside

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017640


Catalogue 6424 (aka Triumph), advertising the May 21, 1993, auction of what is quite possibly the most important piece of Americana there is: the first printing, first state, of John Dunlap's broadside, The Declaration of Independence. Contains much detail on the history of the document and its preparation, as well as a list of extant copies elsewhere. Folded facsimile of the document bound in. Light edgewear, tiny soil marks to covers, minor smudging to back cover, ... View more info

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WWII Veterans of Doaktown, Navy Army Air Force

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Printed:

Seller ID: 017791


Contains a wealth of information (names, birth dates, dates of enlistment/discharge or death, ranks, names of spouses, names/birth dates of children, and much else) about those men and women from the small New Brunswick community of Doaktown and surrounding area who served their country during war-time. Also includes information about those who served in Korea. 265 pages, copiously illustrated w/photographs. A valuable resource for genealogists. View more info

Image for "The Electrician" PRIMERS. being a series of helpful primers on electrical subjects, for the use of students and general readears.  Vol. I./Volume 1 -- Theory

"The Electrician" PRIMERS. being a series of helpful primers on electrical subjects, for the use of students and general readears. Vol. I./Volume 1 -- Theory

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, "The Electrician" Printing and Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017871


A title from the publisher's series intended "to briefly describe in simple and correct language the present state of electrical knowledge." Gilt titles, advertising on end papers, 126 pages + advertisers' page + 15-page catalogue of other titles available from the publisher, illustrated. Worn corners, scraped spine, hinges beginning, light internal soil, slits to spine edges, general wear. Uncommon in first edition. View more info

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Early Schools of Kings County New Brunswick

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sussex, Kings County Retired Teachers' Association: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017942


Contains a wealth of information on the 180 schools amd 15 parishes in Kings County, New Brunswick, much of it written by former teachers who describe their experiences in the profession. 272 pages, including indices. Internally tight and clearn, w/only mild general wear. View more info

Image for PHAROS, The Year Book of Dalhousie, the College by the Sea, Vol./Volume 4/Four/IV, 1930

PHAROS, The Year Book of Dalhousie, the College by the Sea, Vol./Volume 4/Four/IV, 1930

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Halifax, Students of Dalhousie University: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017994


The 1930 edition of Dalhousie University's yearbook, containing the usual yearbook stuff. 200 pages, including advertisements. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, light cover wear, moderate general wear. View more info

Image for ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.2, November/Nov. 1943

ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.2, November/Nov. 1943

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1943

Seller ID: 018011


Contains articles on flora introduced to the neighbourhood of Windsor, N.S., the history of plum culture in New Brunswick, Part I of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, the golden-winged woodpecker, lead-zinc-silver ore in Reserve Brook, and more. Red wraps, pages 51-86, illustrated w/2 figures. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.3, May 1944

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1944

Seller ID: 018012


Contains articles on plutonic rocks in the Musquash area, the Malecite Indian names for native berries and fruits, amphibians on P.E.I., the distribution of buckthorns in the Maritimes, Part II of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, and more. Red wraps, pages 87-136, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.4, November/Nov. 1944

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1944

Seller ID: 018013


Contains articles on the spread of the beech scale (an insect introduced into the Maritimes), a list of flora introduced into the neighbourhood of Windsor, N.S., the birds found on a small area of Fredericton, N.B., the use of Fucus Vesiculosis and Fucus Nodosus as fertilizer, a Japanese beetle outbreak in Halifax, Part III of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, and more. Red wraps, pages 137-194, two in-text maps. Faded wraps, light general wear. Internall... View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.5, May 1945

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1945

Seller ID: 018014


Contains articles on forest insects of Newfoundland, plutonic rocks of the Musquash area, wild plants as a source of carotene, skunk removal, repairing fractured deer bones, Part IV of a four-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, lepidoptera taken in and near Fredericton, the James S. Lord collection of birds' eggs, and more. Red wraps, pages 1-80, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 2 No.6, January/Jan. 1946

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1946

Seller ID: 018015


Contains articles on the biological reconnaissance of ponds in the P.E.I. national park, green-gilled clams and bivalves on P.E.I., using flight traps in studying aphid movement, the rock vole in New Brunswick, Jefferson's salamander on P.E.I., and more. Contributors include M.W. Smith, C.J. Kerswill, R.P. Gorham, F.C. Hirtle, C.C. Smith, Blythe Hurst, and Herbert Habeeb. Red wraps, pages 81-122, illustrated. Faded wraps (although every copy of this issue I've ever se... View more info

Aberdeen

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Historical Society (printed by Friesen Printers): 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017451


The history of a small Saskatchewan community, containing information on groups, businesses and people, with 160 pages of family histories, hundreds of photographs, and a number of recipes. Red cloth w/gilt illustration/spine lettering, 307 pages. Some spine slant, light corner wear, light general wear. A nice copy. This item weighs more than the average book, so additional postage may be required. View more info

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DOING ETHICS IN A PLURALISTIC WORLD, Essays in Honour of Roger C. Hutchinson

By: Airhart, Phyllis D., Marilyn J. Legge, Gary L. Redcliffe (editors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017458


Contains twelve essays honouring a noted ethicist and educator. The essays include "Roger Hutchinson as Ethicist and Educator in an Age of Religious Pluralism" (C. Douglas Jay), "The Church and Pluralism in Quebec: An Account of a Participant (Gregory Baum), "Karl Barth on Divine Command: A Jewish Response (David Novak), "Not Moral Heroes: The Grace of God and the Church's Public Voice" (Harold Wells), "'O Day of God, Draw Nigh': R.B.Y. S... View more info

Image for History of St. Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B., 150 Years, in two sections, Section 1, 1827-1947, Section II

History of St. Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B., 150 Years, in two sections, Section 1, 1827-1947, Section II

By: Aiton, Miss Grace, James M. Thomson, Anne Mills, and Mrs. Winnifred Conrad Thomson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sussex, Privately Published (printed by Maritime Publishing Ltd.): 1978

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 017475


Section 1, covering the church's history until 1947, was written that year by Aiton, and Section II, updating it to 1977, was written in 1978 by Thomson, Mills and Thomson. 111 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

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Lost Lullaby (signed)

By: Alecson, Deborah Golden

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Dated by Alecson, on front end paper

Seller ID: 016841


The story of Alecson's perfectly formed baby girl, born "with massive irreversible brain damage" from oxygen deprivation while in the womb, and the subsequent moral and legal battle by the parents to let their baby die rather than be kept alive through technological means. Uncommon signed. Pink boards w/cream cloth backstrip, silver spine lettering, 207 pages (including selected bibliography and list of resources for parents). Moderate general wear, light soil... View more info

THE TAVERN SAGES, Selections from the Noctes Ambrosianae

By: Alexander, J.H. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Association for Scottish Literary Studies/University of Aberdeen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007045


The 22nd title in the publisher's series of annuals devoted to the study, teaching and writing of Scottish literature, this one a selection from the seventy-one primarily imaginary conversations set in William Ambrose's Edinburgh taverns, and printed in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine from 1822 until 1835. The individuals engaging in these imaginary conversations include James Hogg, Byron, and Thomas De Quincey. This selection "includes four complete noctes, one com... View more info

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Historic Bridgetown

By: Alleyne, Warren

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bridgetown, Barbados National Trust: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016584


Alleyne offers historical information about the capital city of the Barbados, much of it not generally known prior to this publication. 117 pages, including index, illustrated. Some rubbing, a few impressions, previous owner's name to top of title page. An uncommon title. View more info

Image for B.G. Forselius, Kirjamees ja rahvavalgustaja (signed)

B.G. Forselius, Kirjamees ja rahvavalgustaja (signed)

By: Andresen, Lembit

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tallinn, Eesti Raamat: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016009


Text in Estonian. B.G. (Bengt Gottfried) Forselius was a 17th-century Estonian educator who introduced a number of educational innovations, among them the creation of a spelling system that simplified both the teaching and learning of Estonian. An uncommon title, and if you can read Estonian, you can be the envy of everyone on your block. Navy leatherette w/gold lettering to front cover/spine, 116 pages. This copy inscribed on reverse of first end paper (my Estonian ... View more info

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The Oracle 1930

By: Andrews, Geo. A. (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waterville, Class of 1930, Colby College: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017992


Your average yearbook, containing the expected information about the usual assortment of people and subjects. 208 pages, including advertisements. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, scuffed/scratched covers, dusty/tanned edges, previous owner's name/society association (one Hope R. Pullen, Chi Omega '31) to front pastedown), light soil, moderate general wear. View more info

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MAGIC FOR THE MILLIONS, Issue Number Two (No. 2)

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, British News Agency:

Seller ID: 010462


nd (ca. 1921); contains information and illustrations revealing the secrets of performing dozens of magic tricks, including illusions, stage magic, parlor magic, party stunts, sleight of hand, and more; although undated, an article makes reference to Johnny Coulon who "for several months has been interesting the French public with his remarkable demonstrations."; a little Net research unearths the fact that Coulon was in Paris in the autumn of 1920, before showin... View more info

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ESSENTIALISM, The First Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, privately published (printed by Sanders Phillips & Co. at the Bayard Press): 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014296


A very uncommon and decidedly unusual blend of philosophy and theology, explained as "the new conception of Christianity and of world religions (acceptable to this New Age) to be applied in practical form to every-day life as from this Year of Grace 1938." This "dynamic philosophy of life" was begun in 1934, but its publication delayed until a number of "eventualities--which are of major importance to the public mind on this New Year's Day 1938--were ... View more info

Image for THE GARDEN:  A Pocket Manual of Practical Horticulture; or, How to Cultivate Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers.

THE GARDEN: A Pocket Manual of Practical Horticulture; or, How to Cultivate Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers.

By: Anonymous

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Fowler and Wells: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016345


Provides "An exposition of the nature and action of soils and manures and the structure and growth of plants; directions for the forming a (sic) garden; description of implements and fixtures; instructions for sowing, transplanting, budding, grafting, and cultivating vegetables, fruits, and flowers; with a chapter on Ornamental Trees and Shrubs." A title from the publisher's Rural Hand-Books series, this being the first. Red cloth w/gilt lettering/decoration to... View more info

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THE UNIVERSAL DREAM BOOK of Dreams and Their Interpretations

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. No. 3: 1958

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 016461


Dreams explained by subject, in alphabetical order. 144 pages. Light general wear. Uncommon in a jacket. View more info

Image for THE YOUNG MECHANIC, Containing Directions for the Use of All Kinds of Tools, and for the Construction of Steam Engines and Mechanical Models, Including the Art of Turning in Wood and Metal

THE YOUNG MECHANIC, Containing Directions for the Use of All Kinds of Tools, and for the Construction of Steam Engines and Mechanical Models, Including the Art of Turning in Wood and Metal

By: Anonymous (Author of 'The Lathe and Its Uses,' 'The Amateur Mechanic's Workshop,' &c

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1888

Edition: American edition

Seller ID: 017926


A book from Putnam's The Boy with an Idea Series, and as the title suggests, intended for young mechanics, "and many others who wish to become versed in the practical use of tools." Green cloth w/gilt illustration/black decoration/rule to front cover, gilt lettering/designs to spine, 346 pages + 16 pages of listings for other Putnam's titles, illustrated. Bumped/worn/frayed corners/spine ends, edge soil, library markings to spine, library pocket/writing to fron... View more info

Image for Intercolonial Railway, Maintenance of Way Department, Rules and Instructions for the Government of Trackmen

Intercolonial Railway, Maintenance of Way Department, Rules and Instructions for the Government of Trackmen

By: Archibald, P.S. (engineer) and D. Pottinger (chief superintendent)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Moncton, Intercolonial Railway (printed at the Times Office): 1881

Seller ID: 016618


Lays down the obligations for trackmen in the employ of the Intercolonial Railway in the late 19th century. 26 pages, fold-out diagram at rear. Light cover soil, moderate edgewear, left half of tipped-on title band torn from front cover, mild tanning, five words of two lines on page 14 lined out w/red ink (indicating a change in responsibilities. The words are "AND PLATFORMS" in the title SIDE TRACKS AND PLATFORMS IN GOOD ORDER, and "the Platforms and"... View more info

Image for Picturesque Loveliness on The Lawn

Picturesque Loveliness on The Lawn

By: Archibald, Wm. Chas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Summerside, Wm. Chas. Archibald:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017040


No date (circa 1916). Contains: an address by Archibald (a consulting landscape architect with Earnscliffe Gardens Nurseries in Wolfville, Nova Scotia) delivered to the mayor and councillors of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on January 10, 1916; an excerpt from The Charlottetown Guardian newspaper reporting on the address; and a piece dealing with Summerside and its potential for proper landscaping. 16 pages (including advertisement), illustrated w/two photograp... View more info

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The Postage Stamps of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

By: Argenti, Nicholas

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Lawrence, Quarterman Publications: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018064


Considered an authoritative philatelic reference. Blue cloth w/silver cover/spine lettering, [xiv], 223 pages (including appendixes [sic], index), illustrated. Previous owner's name/date to front end paper, moderate general wear, in dust jacket w/some chipping, edge tears, rubbing, impressions. This is heavier than the average title, so additional postage will likely be required. (C/IT) View more info

IRAQ UNDER SIEGE, The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War

By: Arnove, Anthony (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, South End Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008436


Canadian printing. A collection of essays calling for an end to the sanctions against Iraq. "We think the price is worth it." -- Madeleine Albright, when asked if the deaths of half a million Iraqi children due to the sanctions could be justified. Essayists include Ali Abunimah, Dr. Huda S. Ammash, Anthony Arnove, Naseer Aruri, Barbara Nimri Aziz, David Barsamian, Phyllis Bennis, George Capaccio, Noam Chomsky, Robert Fisk, Denis J. Halliday, Kathy Kelly, Rania... View more info

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THE BABYLONIAN WOE, A Study of the Origin of Certain Banking Practices, and of their effect on the events of Ancient History, written in the light of the Present Day (signed)

By: Astle, David

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Privately Published (printed by Harmony Printing Ltd.): 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Astle

Seller ID: 017725


From comments, on the front flap, by Paul A. Gwinner: "In this scholarly work, true-born Anglo-Saxon David Astle, stylist in the greatest traditions of his people, has presented to the world a history of the effects of monetary mechanics in very ancient times, with emphasis on Ethno-psychology." Astle has signed this copy twice (once beneath his name on the title page, and again beneath a poem page v). Black cloth w/gilt lettering/design to front cover, gilt s... View more info

The Story of Fredericton, 1848-1948, Fredericton's One Hundred (100) Years / Fredericton Then and Now

By: Baird, Frank, general editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, T. Amos Wilson: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018072


An official centennial publication for New Brunswick's capital city, covering all aspects of the city's development and history. 265 pages, illustrated. A bit of edgewear, light general wear. A very nice copy. View more info

THE ECOLOGICAL VIEWPOINT, Five radio lectures as heard on CBC University of the Air (signed)

By: Balch, R.E. (Reginald Ernest)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/CBC Learning Systems: 1971

Edition: 3rd impression

Inscription: Signed by Balch

Seller ID: 013215


"Contains the texts of five half-hour radio lectures first broadcast on CBC University of the Air during the spring of 1965." The author loaned this book to his local M.P., and after underlining 1965 in the portion quoted above, has written in pencil, "Out of date but of some historical interest. Esp. Ch 1 and up to aerial spraying. Would write differently today ('83). Reg." Further, on page 27 the author has underlined (again in pencil) "resurgence i... View more info

FREEDOM, Credos From the Road

By: Barger, Sonny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers/Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 015326


The well-known Hells Angel/outlaw philosopher/convicted felon/iconoclast offers "a provocative guide to leadership, survival, and success." Uncommon in this edition. 212 pages. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

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BEYOND BETHUNE: People's Poetry and Milton Acorn's Metaphor for the Canadian Fate (signed)

By: Barker, Terry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dewdney, Synaxis Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Barker, on title page

Seller ID: 017796


In a collection of essays Barker "provides not only an insider's commentary on the tradition of People's Poetry in Canadian literature, but in addition a learned discussion of the various philosophies and religious perspectives, esoteric and orthodox, that gave rise to it." Inscription reads: "For Dr. Michael Higgins,/with many thanks for the/encouragement to continue writing/that your favourable personal/review gave me./With very/good luck/Terry Barker/Mar... View more info

EMBRYOS, ETHICS, AND WOMEN'S RIGHTS, Exploring the New Reproductive Technologies

By: Baruch, Elaine Hoffman, Amadeo F. D'Adamo, Jr., and Joni Seager (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York & London, The Haworth Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013078


"Rewritten and updated papers presented at two conferences held in New York and Massachusetts in Nov. 1985." Grey cloth w/black rule/lettering, 259 pages. A hint of general wear. A very nice copy. View more info

Die Liebe muss Bleiben, Probleme der jungen Ehe

By: Beer, Elisabeth und Elrich

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Katzmann-Verlag Tubingen: 1965

Seller ID: 008167


text in German; 132 pgs.; sunned spine, moderate general wear; View more info

Image for THE MADRAS SCHOOL, or elements of tuition:  comprising the analysis of an experiment in education made at the male asylum, Madras; with its facts, proofs, and illustrations

THE MADRAS SCHOOL, or elements of tuition: comprising the analysis of an experiment in education made at the male asylum, Madras; with its facts, proofs, and illustrations

By: Bell, Andrew

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, J. Murray, Cadell and Davies, Rivingtons, Hatchard, and Archibald Constable: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017931


Bell, a Scottish educator and ordained Church of England priest, describes and promotes his system of education in which smarter children are taught in the usual fashion, then given the responsibility of teaching throse who are a wee bit slower on the uptake (sort of like an educational pyramid scheme, or Amway for teachers). Library rebind in tan cloth w/leatherette spine/corners, untrimmed edges, replaced pastedowns/end papers, pp. i-xvi (including errata), 1-348. Li... View more info

Forest Hill Cemetery: A Biographical Index

By: Bidlake, George C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fredericton, South Devon Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018158


"A biographical index of those who are buried, or plan to be buried, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada." A comprehensive index, arranged alphabetically by surname. Contains a wealth of information of interest to historians and genealogists. 247 pages, including an index of the maiden names of wives and mothers, plus the surnames of other spouses, of the subjects of each entry. Light cover soil, light handling wear. Internally tight ... View more info

An Outline of the British Labor Movement

By: Blanshard, Paul

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011898


An American trade unionist details those things about the British labour movement which most interest him. Introduction by Arthur Henderson (allegedly the Right Honorable). Green cloth w/black lettering to front cover and spine, 174 pages (including the great events of British labor history, what to read, and ,ndex). Bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, dusty/lightly soiled edges, previous owner's name magic-markered out on front pastedown and front free end paper,... View more info

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A History of Botany in West Virginia

By: Boone, Weldon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Parsons, McClain Printing Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016084


Boone gives "an account of the development of botany in West Virginia, with its beginning years before the State was formed and continuing up to the present." Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 196 pages (including index), illustrated. (C/BT) View more info

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CITIZENSHIP OF THE FREE WORLD, A Plea for Organic Union

By: Boothby, Sir Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sackville, Mount Allison University: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016813


The 1956 Josiah Wood Lecture, delivered at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. Maroon cloth w/university crest in gilt to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, 70 pages, frontispiece of Josiah Wood (protected by tissue guard). Light wear to corners/spine ends, gilt faded. Internally tight and clean. View more info

A Profile of the Tantramar Marshes

By: Bowser, Elaine, Sara Lochhead, Richard MacKinnon, Robert MacKinnon, Richard MacKinnon, Karen McClure, Kathy Skerrett, Diane Tye

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sackville, No publisher: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013018


"A Young Canada Works Project in the summer of 1978," supported the seven Mount Allison University students who researched and compiled this title. 130 pages (including Selected Bibliography), illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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AT PEACE IN THE LIGHT, The Further Adventures of a Reluctant Psychic Who Reveals the Secret of Your Spiritual Powers (signed)

By: Brinkley, Dannion, with Paul Perry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollinsPublishers/HarperCollins/Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016470


Foreword by James Redfield. This copy signed, on dedication page, by Brinkley. Purple boards w/black cloth backstrip, gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 208 pages. Remainder stripe across bottom edge, tanned edges, in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions, light edgewear. View more info

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Public Opinion, the First Ladyship, and Hillary Rodham Clinton

By: Burrell, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & London, Garland Publishing Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016319


Volume I in the publisher's Women in American Politics series. Pictorial boards, grey cloth backstrip w/gilt spine lettering, 162 pages (including references, index), illustrated w/graphs. Moderate general wear. View more info

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Life and Letters, Lois Sybil Harrington & Edward Winslow-Spragge

By: Byers, Anne V. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Euros Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Numbered by Author

Seller ID: 017819


A limited edition of 100 copies, of which this is #88. The daughter of Lois Sybil Harrington and Edward Winslow-Spragge presents a collection of their correspondence during the years 1908-1950. Green cloth w/gilt lettering/illustration to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, 344 pages (including place index), illustrated with etchings and fold-outs. A very nice copy w/light soil to bottom edge, and a hint of a suggestion of light general wear. View more info

THE VANISHING WILLOWS, The Story of Erskine Hospital

By: Calder, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Renfrewshire, The Princess Louise Scottish Hospital (Erskine Hospital): 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007272


The story of a hospital which cares for the broken and maimed bodies of war vets, many of whom were never able to resume normal lives. Foreword by Prince Charles. 82 pages, illustrated. Previous owner's name/address on inside front cover, gift inscription on title page, moderate general wear. View more info

CONVERSATIONS WITH CANADIAN NOVELISTS, Part One (signed)

By: Cameron, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada:

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Cameron, on half-title

Seller ID: 013726


Cameron interviews/chats with ten Canadian writers: Ernest Buckler, Roch Carrier, Robertson Davies, Timothy Findley, Harold Horwood, Robert Kroetsch, Margaret Laurence, Jack Ludwig, Hugh MacLennan, and David Lewis Stein. A brief biography and bibliography follows the interview with each writer. 159 pages, illustrated. General wear, idiot previous owner's underlining/marginalia to parts of Hugh MacLennan interview. View more info

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TRACKS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE, The S&L Commemorative History (signed)

By: Campbell, Brian, w/A.J.B. Johnston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, University College of Cape Breton Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Campbell & Johnston, on title page

Seller ID: 017599


A publication in honour of the Sydney and Louisburg Railway's one hundredth anniversary in 1995. 110 pages (including sources/bibliography), illustrated. Light edgewear, a bit of sunning, moderate general wear. View more info

FROM TIMBER TO BRICK, Oromocto Heritage Houses -- to 1950

By: Campbell, Eugene C., Ellen A. Wright, and G.S. d'Avray Bailey Jr. (edited by Michael O. Nowlan)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oromocto, Oromocto and Area Heritage Committee: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015423


A history of the houses of the small community of Oromocto, New Brunswick, prior to the arrival of the Canadian military at CFB Gagetown in the early 1950s. Photocopied typescript, unpaginated, illustrated w/numerous photographs. Laid-in photocopied hand-drawn plan shows location of all the town’s houses in 1950. Photocopy is on two 8&1/2 x 11 sheets of paper. Soil to covers, smudging, tape pull to top right portion of front cover (does not interfere with cover let... View more info

Travels in the North

By: Capek, Karel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1939

Edition: 1st US edition

Seller ID: 015006


The author "travelled north beyond the Arctic Circle because he wanted to see at last the lands of his boyish dreams, and of his life-long friends, Kierkegaard, Jacobsen, and the others, and also because the silvery and cool birch trees, the aconites, the moss, and the sparkling waters appeal to him strongly." Yellow cloth w/mauve foil spine lettering, 269 pages. Moderate wear to edges/corners, some foxing to edges/end papers, light tanning, in edgeworn dust ja... View more info

NO PLACE LIKE HOME, Relationships and Family Life Among Lesbians and Gay Men

By: Carrington, Christopher

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008015


Based on an analysis of interviews and field evidence, Carrington "demonstrates how gay and lesbian couples attempt to strike a balance between work and family obligations, and how they must also struggle against forces undermining their relationships." Gold cloth, 273 pages (including appendices, notes, references, index). Dust jacket w/a hint of wear. An unread copy. View more info

HONORIS CAUSA, The Effervescences of a University Orator

By: Cattley, Robert E.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, The Associated Alumnae of the University of New Brunswick: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Cattley, on title page

Seller ID: 013230


A collection of Encaenia and Convocation citations given by Cattley at the University of New Brunswick, beginning with the May, 1949 Encaenia, and continuing through to that of May 1968. Inscription reads "In deep affection/Robert E.D. Cattley." 158 pages (including index), frontispiece. Moderate general wear. View more info

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BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, The Canadian Immigrant Experience (signed)

By: Charon, Milly

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dunvegan, Quadrant Editions: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016593


A "collection of interviews, profiles, personal testimonies, essays and short stories giving a stark, and yet, evocative picture of immigrants, their lands of origin and their consequent resettlement in Canada." This copy signed by Charon ("Best Wishes--/Milly Charon"), on half-title. Red cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 326 pages (including bibliography, editor's note), illustrated. View more info

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The Management of International Acquisitions

By: Child, John, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press / OUP: 2001

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 017180


The authors address "important areas of concern for managers and management researchers" when international aquisitions are made. Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 255 pages (including references, index). A couple of gently bumped corners, bump to top edge, light general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/scratches/impressions, light edgewear. View more info

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The Evolution of the Rural Land Use Pattern in Cyprus

By: Christodoulou, Demetris

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bude, Cornwall, Geographical Publications Limited: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016261


One of 1,000 copies of The World Land Use Survey, Monograph 2: Cyprus. 230 pages, illustrated, map insert in rear pocket. Dampstaining to covers, sticker pull to front cover, ink price to bottom left corner of back cover, general wear. View more info

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Montreal Area, Laval and Lachine Map-Areas

By: Clark, T.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Quebec, Province of Quebec, Department of Mines (printed by Redempti Paradis): 1952

Seller ID: 016603


Geological Report 46. Geological Report 46. Contains all maps and illustrations called for in the list of same. 159 pages (including bibliography, appendix, alphabetical index), three fold-out charts, sixteen pages of plates, four maps in rear pocket, on one of which (#791) is also printed Figure 5. Uncommon w/all the maps. About VG w/moderate edgewear, unobtrusive sticker pull to top right corner of front cover, thin crease to top right corner of front cover, sunnin... View more info

Image for DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, Contemporary Writers on the Films of John Hughes (signed)

DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME, Contemporary Writers on the Films of John Hughes (signed)

By: Clarke, Jaime (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon Spotlight Entertainment: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Clarke, on title page

Seller ID: 017969


"Contains original essays from a skillfully chosen crop of novelists and essayists" on the films of John Hughes, and the effects those films had on the writers' lives. Writers include Steve Almond, Julianna Baggott, Lisa Borders, Ryan Boudinot, T Cooper, Quinn Dalton, Emily Franklin, Lisa Gabriele, Tod Goldberg, Nina de Gramont, Tara Ison, Allison Lynn, John McNally, Dan Pope, Lewis Robinson, Ben Schrank, Elizabeth Searle, Mary Sullivan, Rebecca Wolff, and Moon ... View more info

Practical Economics

By: Cole, G.D.H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pelican A6: 1937

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 008342


256 pages. Scraping to edges, light soil, a couple of dog-earred corners, previous owner's name to top edge of title page, tanning. View more info

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Copper Enameling (Enamelling), Pictorial Instructions

By: Coleman, Gerry, Marguerite Koenig, and Edna Berry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Inglewood, Gick Enterprise: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015975


Contains information on the basics of copper enamelling, including firing, cleaning before and after firing, button backs, scrolling, two-tone effects, and much else. Pages 301-308C, illustrated. Rubbing, surface wear. (C/DMT) View more info

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The Art of Enamelling (Enameling) and Mosaics

By: Colson, Paula

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Coles Publishing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015974


Covers all aspects of the art of enamelling. 126 pages, illustrated. Internally tight and clean, w/only mild general wear. (C/DMT) View more info

DEATH IN SLOW MOTION, My Mother's Descent Into Alzheimer's

By: Cooney, Eleanor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers/Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Cooney, on title page

Seller ID: 014230


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Cooney tells the story of "the slow erosion of her mother's mind, of the powerful bond the two shared, and her own descent into drink and despair." Brown and cream boards w/bronze spine lettering, 251 pages. Small area on front panel where sticker removal took a bit of finish with it. View more info

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Up the Hill 1966

By: Cooper, Barry, and John Short (co-editors-in-chief)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick / UNB: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017653


Singer Anne Murray graduated from the University of New Brunswick, in Fredericton, in 1966, and this yearbook contains three pictures of her, one slightly blurry on page 88 that shows her singing her little heart out, one on page 150 where she poses with the 26-0 UNB Red Bloomers basketball team (she was manager), a third (her graduation picture) on page 238, and the fourth, on page 272 (a page of advertisements), showing her singing to guitar accompaniment. Red/black f... View more info

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CHIHULY, A Decade of Glass

By: Cowart, Jack, and Karen Chambers (Dale Chihuly)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bellevue, Bellevue Art Museum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015978


A stunning photographic collection of Chihuly's work "prepared in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Bellevue Art Museum" in 1984. John Olbrantz, director of the museum, contributes a preface. 64 pages (including selected chronology, selected one-person and group exhibitions, selected collections, and selected bibliography. Bump to bottom spine, scuffed wraps, light corner wear, tiny soil mark to left edge of front cover. (C/DMT) View more info

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Bibliography of Canadian Boy Scout Materials

By: Craig, Helen C. (compiler)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Privately Published (printed by Provincial Artisans: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 017569


One of only 100 copies printed as "a tribute to the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scout Movement," detailing the list of "publications published in Canada by or about Canadian Boy Scouts, with the exception of such materials as record books and forms." Chapters include Books; French Language materials published by Boy Scouts of Canada; "Chins Up Fund" publications; Articles in magazines; Serial publications including magazines, annu... View more info

Papers and Addresses

By: Craik, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Montreal, The Gazette Printing Company: 1907

Seller ID: 014996


A collection of addresses "published to perpetuate the memory of one who, during his whole medical life, was connected with the Medical Faculty of McGill University." Also included is Craik's graduation thesis, as well as "some addresses to nurses, in whose education and welfare he was much interested." Introduction by Francis J. Shepherd. Dark green cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 222 pages. Scuffed cloth, moderate wear to corners/spine ... View more info

The New Brunswick School Algebra

By: Crawford, J.T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013698


A title from the 'Macmillan's Canadian School Series', covering the material prescribed for entrance to Universities, and authorised for use in New Brunswick schools by the Department of Education. Red cloth w/black lettering, rule and decoration, 435 pages (including Answers to High School Algebra). Mild wear to corners/spine ends, Property of the New Brunswick Government stamp to front pastedown, previous owner's name/grade/school/date/age in pencil on front free end p... View more info

SANDSCRIPTS, Reflections on Saudi Arabia, By women, for women (signed)

By: Creighton, Louise, Pam Daugavietis, Jan Dobson, Leslie Engelland, Lisa Greenberg, and Jane Lewis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riyadh, Sandscripts:

Inscription: Signed on title page, by Jane Lewis

Seller ID: 013214


No date. A collection of vignettes from "Western expatriate women who found comfort and support from each other at a unique time in their lives." 107 pages + My Impressions pages (blank), cover by Mubarak Ali. Rubbing, edgewear, a couple of dog-earred pages, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. Uncommon signed. View more info

The Human Image

By: Crowley, C.P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Windsor, Assumption University of Windsor Press: 1960

Seller ID: 013965


"Twenty-six scripts of Radio Talks as Given on CBC" between October 30, 1959 and April 29, 1960, each dealing with one aspect or another of the human condition. 88 pages + Nihil Obstat/Imprimatur page and author biography. Light edgewear, deep scratch to middle of front cover, previous owner's name to inside front cover. Uncommon. View more info

BRITISH COLUMBIA IN BOOKS, An annotated bibliography

By: Cuddy, Mary Lou, and James J. Scott (compilers)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vancouver, J.J. Douglas: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006201


Contains nearly 1,000 alphabetically-arranged entries codifying literature about the Canadian province of British Columbia. 144 pages (including Index), illustrated. Some slant, mildly sunned spine, some thin creasing, rubbing, moderate handling wear. View more info

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Geology of the Passamaquoddy Bay Region, Charlotte County, New Brunswick

By: Cumming, L.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources (Roger Duhamel, printer): 1966

Seller ID: 016611


Paper 65-29. 36 pages (including bibliography), illustrated. Missing one (of two) figures called for in rear pocket. Moderate general wear. Uncommon. View more info

ENGLISH ARCHITECTURE, An Illustrated Glossary

By: Curl, James Stevens

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Markham, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1987

Edition: 2nd (Revised Edition)

Seller ID: 014233


"Fulfills a longstanding need, providing a glossary of architecture that is illustrated in a way that the layman can instantly understand." Brown cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 192 pages (including Bibliography, Acknowledgements). Remainder stripe across bottom edge, in lightly worn dust jacket. (C/BT) View more info

The Complete Patience Book

By: Dalton, Basil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pan T41: 1967

Edition: 1st Pan edition

Seller ID: 010587


originally published in 1948 by John Baker Publishers; an omnibus volume containing three books on Patience, by an authority on games and playing cards; contains "Single-Pack Patience," "Double-Pack Patience," and "Patience Problems and Puzzles"; 234 pgs.; mild spine roll, impressions, crosscrack, gift inscription to previous owner, tanned pages; View more info

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SCINTILLAE JURIS and MEDITATIONS IN THE TEA ROOM

By: Darling, Justice Charles

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Stevens & Haynes Law Publishers: 1914

Edition: 6th and 4th editions

Seller ID: 016347


Prints in one volume two of Darling's earlier writings. Introduction by Edward Clarke. Grey boards w/brown cloth backstrip, black lettering/red rule to front cover/spine, 211 pages. A bit of slant, moderate wear to corners/spine ends, some discolouration to covers, dusty/lightly soiled edges, two previous owner's stamps (front pastedown and faintly to top of front end paper). View more info

Paris

By: Davenport, William

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Dolphin C314: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011031


a guidebook intended to "take you to see practically everything worth seeing and show you where you can do practically everything worth doing" in some city or other in some country or other in Europe; 399 pgs., incl. Index, illustrated with maps and photographs; gentle vertical crease to front cover, some sunning to spine, moderate edgewear; View more info

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THE RAINMAKER, A Passion for Politics (signed)

By: Davey, Keith

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016966


A political memoir (so you have to read it with three grains of salt, and automatically consider discounting at least sixty per cent of it as self-serving rubbish) by a Canadian backroom guy once known as "the heart and soul of the Liberal Party," and who ran "more national election campaigns than anyone in North America." This copy inscribed and signed by Davey, on title page ("For Reg Porter/who has a generous son/K. Davey/Nov 4/86"). Black cl... View more info

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The New American Handbook of Letter Writing, And Other Forms of Correspondence

By: De Vries, Mary A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet AE5414: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004643


the author details the successful composition of letters for business or social purposes, including 275 model messages for anything your little heart might need, and includes sample formats for letters, envelopes, memos, cards, and more; 359 pgs., incl. Index; light general wear; internally tight and clean; View more info

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Using Magic in Teaching

By: Dean, Dicky

Price: $45.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Published: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016380


Dean provides instructions for the use of magic as teaching aids in a variety of subject areas. 206 pages, illustrated. An uncommon magic book. This copy w/only moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Tom Dean Drawings 1985-1990

By: Dean, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingston, Agnes Etherington Art Centre: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013817


Published in conjunction with a presentation of Dean's work at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre from June 10 through July 29, 1990. Curator Dorothy Farr contributes a Foreward, while guest curator Gregory Salzman offers an appreciation of the artist's work. Unpaginated. Light edgewear, shallow impressions, thick crease to top left corner of back cover, date stamp (probably a newspaper stamp, indicating date of receipt) to title page, light tanning to cheap paper. Interna... View more info

JUGGERNAUT, Paul Martin's Campaign for Chretien's Crown (signed)

By: Delacourt, Susan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & signed by Delacourt, on title page

Seller ID: 015369


1st printing w/complete number sequence. The inside story "of Paul Martin's long campaign to become prime minister," a position he coveted "since before he first followed his father into politics in 1988." This copy inscribed and signed on title page. Inscription reads: "To Marc./Who knows more/than what's in these/pages./Susan." Black cloth w/silver foil spine lettering, 354 pages (including acknowledgements, index), illustrated. View more info

Taboo

By: Denis, Armand

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Four Square 1913: 1967

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 005399


A look at sex and morality in a variety of locales, including Algeria, Tahiti, Japan, China, and many others. Vertical crease down centre of front cover, rubbing, some impressions, previous owner's bookplate, moderate general wear. View more info

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L'EGLISE D'EDMUNDSTON, Reflexions (signed)

By: Desjardins, Eymard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montmagny, Privately Published (printed and bound by Lingley Printing): 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed/signed by Desjardins, on first end paper

Seller ID: 017719


French-language title. 144 pages, illustrated. Some rubbing, previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover, moderate general wear. View more info

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The Personal Vision of Ingmar Bergman

By: Donner, Jorn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Indiana University Press edition

Seller ID: 016415


Originally published in Sweden in 1962, and here translated by Holger Lundbergh. Donner "offers a perceptive evaluation of Bergman's work in films, analyzing his impact upon cinematic art in general and surveying the international critical reception accorded him." Black cloth w/blind-stamped initials/rule to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 276 pages (including biographical notes on Bergman, notes, bibliography, film index), illustrated. Soiled top edge, gen... View more info

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DEATH IN TECHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY, An Ethical Reflection on Dying

By: Doucet, Hubert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Novalis: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017092


Translated from the original French by Kenneth C. Russell. From the back cover: "Recent scientific and technological advances have dramatically transformed the nature and structure of health care. So, too, has the recognition that individuals are the ultimate sources of decisions concerning themselves. These developments, however, have turned death itself into an ethical mine field, with each question more explosive than the next." 147 pages + bibliography. ... View more info

SUSPICIOUS MINDS, The Triumph of Paranoia in Everyday Life (signed)

By: Dowbiggin, Ian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macfarlane, Walter & Ross: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Dowbiggin, on title page

Seller ID: 008919


Allowing for the usual fruitcakes and conspiracy theorists in the lunatic fringe, but believing that people are becoming increasingly paranoid, Dowbiggin "shows how paranoid fantasy moved from the extreme right to the very center of politics and culture in the United States and Canada," and suggests that "delusional thinking has displaced reason and wisdom as the basis of conventional thought." (or maybe that's what they *want* you to think, eh?). Green ... View more info

The Royal Story

By: Doyle, Richard J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harlequin 213: 1953

Edition: 1st Harlequin edition

Seller ID: nf.00151


A history of the British monarchy, from Boadicea to Elizabeth II and her Coronation. Wormhole through fore-edges at top (no text affected), a bit of slant, rubbing, reading crease, flaking. View more info

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Sutton Map-Area, Quebec

By: Eakin (Eakins), P.R.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys: 1964

Seller ID: 016604


Paper 63-34, containing Report and Map 38-1963. The writer's name is given as P.R. Eakin on the title page, but P.R. Eakins on the cover. 3 pages, map in rear pocket. Moderate general wear. View more info

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The Nova Scotia Eatons 1760-1975

By: Eaton, Charles Ernest

Price: $50.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Printed: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017118


An impressive genealogy of thirteen generations of Eaton families descended from John and Anne Eaton of Salisbury and Haverhill, Massachusetts, after they left Wilfshire, England, for the New World. 836 pages, plus 18-page index of Eaton names, and 49-page index of other names, colour illustration of Eaton crest. Moderate general wear. This weighs more than the average book, so additional postage will probably be required. View more info

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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT, A Booke of Cookery (signed)

By: Eaton, E.F. "Ted"

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Fredericton, Omega Publishing Division of Omega Management Services: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Eaton, on title page

Seller ID: 017847


"Some Interesting Recipes of Old Acadia," including such things as bubble and squeak, kartoffelsuppe, poutines rapees, scouse, fiskefars, medisterpolse, blueberry grunt, galop kringle, krammerhuse, pikelets and a bashamal of lamb's ears, as well as stuff we've actually heard of. 95 pages. Light cover soil, light general wear. View more info

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The York Dictionary of English -- French -- German -- Spanish Literary Terms and their Origin

By: Elkhadem, Saad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, York Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017113


"A concise dictionary that gives the meaning, explains the origin, and lists the French, German and Spanish equivalents of important literary terms." 154 pages, including indices. Rubbing, moderate edgewear all around, moderate general wear. View more info

THE WALDEMAR STORY, Camping in the Texas Hilly Country

By: Elmore, Marsha English (compiler)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008451


a history of Camp Waldemar, which has been home to and provided the summer camping experience for more than twenty thousand girls since 1926; "The authors trace the growth of the camp -- in 'kampongs' as well as 'tribes' -- and the development of a legendary camping experience."; the years from 1928 to 1978 are covered by Sue Van Noy Williet (edited by Mary Brooke Oliphint Casad), with 1979 to 1996 covered by Carolyn Carmichael Wheat (edited by Julie Menges); bro... View more info

CATALOGUE NUMBER 4, Suspension Bridges, their history and development with some related works

By: Elton, Julia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Elton Engineering Books: 1989

Seller ID: 014352


Offers one hundred and fifty-four items, many important in the field. An excellent bibliographical and technical reference. 80 pages (including Chronological Index of Bridges, Index of Engineering Firms, Index of Authors), illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

CATALOGUE NUMBER 5, Civil Engineering, A Miscellany of Books with a section on Fire-proofing & Iron Architecture

By: Elton, Julia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Elton Engineering Books: 1990

Seller ID: 014353


A superior bibliographical and technical reference offering ninety-eight items, many of them rare and much sought-after. 55 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. View more info

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Living Learning Remembering (signed)

By: England, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Centre for Continuing Education/University of British Columbia/UBC: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016293


From the front flap: "These memoirs cover Robert England's three years as a teacher of Slawa Rural School (1920-3) in northern Saskatchewan, his co-operation with the Masonic Memorial Scholarship Scheme for fifty teachers in rural non-English-speaking districts (1921-4); his work as Continental Superintendent, Colonization Department, C.N.R. Europe (1924-9); as Western Manager, Colonization-Agriculture, C.N.R. Western Region (1930-6) and the Community Progress Compe... View more info

The Language of Drama, Drama as a Language

By: Esslin, Martin

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 013830


A title from the Celebrity Lecture Series, being a talk given by Esslin for the Stratford Shakespearean Festival at the Festival Theatre on Augst 14, 1983. Unpaginated (20). Moderate general wear. View more info

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Early New Brunswick Photographs Vol. II: People at Work and Play

By: Fellows, Robert F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Privately printed: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018089


"A selection of photographs from the collections at the Provincial Archives" of New Brunswick. 52 pages (including list of plates and photographers). Small nick to top spine, light general wear. View more info

JACQUES LACAN AND THE ADVENTURE OF INSIGHT, Psychoanalysis in Contemporary Culture

By: Felman, Shoshana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge & London, Harvard University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013900


Felman "elucidates the power and originality of Lacan's work. She brilliantly analyzes Lacan's investigation of psychoanalysis not as dogma, but as an ongoing self-critical process of discovery. By focusing on Lacan's singular way of making Freud's thought new again -- and of thus enabling us to participate in the very moment of intellectual struggle and insight -- Felman shows how this moment of illumination has become crucial to contemporary thinking and has redefi... View more info

EXPANDING FORESTRY HORIZONS, A History of the Canadian Institute of Forestry--Institut Forestier du Canada

By: Fensom, K.G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canadian Institute of Forestry--Institut Forestier du Canada: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013603


The title pretty much covers the contents of this one. The author has signed and dated ("Fredericton, N.B.,/August 29/72/Ken Fensom") this copy on title page. Illustrated blue & green on tan cloth, 547 pages (including appendix), illustrated. Light edgewear, titles rubbed on spine, moderate general wear. A nice copy. Uncommon signed. View more info

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Sex And The Love Life

By: Fielding, William J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perma Hardbound P6: 1948

Edition: 1st Perma edition

Seller ID: ad.00032


Originally published in hardcover in 1927 by Dodd, Mead. "In this volume [Fielding] analyzes every phase and uncovers the popular fallacies, answering questions on such topics as the sex impulse, marriage and courtship in marriage, frigidity, sex determination, sexual suppression, sex in the child. His scientific comparisons of the male and female are also presented in an understandable manner." Edgewear, 3/8" chipped off top spine, chipping/wear to bottom s... View more info

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The Feather Men

By: Fiennes, Ranulph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Signet 74550: 1992

Edition: 7th printing

Seller ID: 018110


"In the years between 1977 and 1990, a group of hired assassins known as the Clinic tracked down and killed four British soldiers, one at a time. Two of the victims were ex-SAS. All fiour had fought in the Arabian desert./The Feather Men were recruited to hunt the Clinic. Without their intervention more soldiers would have died. At the end of their operation they asked Ranulph Fiennes, one of the world's best-known explorers and himself a former SAS officer, to t... View more info

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The As It Happens Files (signed)

By: Finlay, Mary Lou

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf Canada / Random House of Canada: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Finlay, on title page

Seller ID: 016692


First printing w/complete number sequence. A former host of one of Canada's most popular radio programs offers her "reminiscences about the most significant stories she has covered, starting with her very first day on the job, which happened to be the day after the death of Princess Diana," as well as "the most popular items on the show and most often from the United Kingdom." Red boards w/gilt spine lettering, 282 pages. An unread copy. View more info

TH'UPRIGHT HEART AND PURE, Essays on John Milton Commemorating the Tercentenary of the Publication of Paradise Lost

By: Fiore, Amadeus P. (editor)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Duquesne University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012367


The tenth volume in the Duquesne Studies, Philological Series. Contributors include Merritt Y. Hughes, William B. Hunter Jr., Maurice Kelly, Edward Le Comte, B. Rajan, John T. Shawcross, Wayne Shumaker, John M. Steadman, Kester Svendsen, Robert West, and B.A. Wright. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 149 pages. Previous owner's name in pencil to bottom edge of front free end paper, light general wear, in dust jacket w/moderate edgewear, 1.5" tear to top edge of rear ... View more info

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ODDS AGAINST SURVIVAL 'gaining insight' (inscribed & signed)

By: Fischer, Odette Marie B.K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Agoura Hills, Bourget Publishing of California: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Fischer

Seller ID: 015675


The story of a woman who suffered a serious accident that affected her brain, and who struggled back from memory loss and a variety of physical disabilities. This copy inscribed and signed ("To Dr. Adam Chrzanowski,/Warmest Wishes. Hope/to see you in L.A. Odette Marie Fischer"). 289 pages + index, illustrated. A few impressions to back cover, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Lessons From a Tour Bus Presents THE ACTION SANDWICH (inscribed and signed)

By: Frew, Alan, with Sharon Brennan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Binea Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Frew, on front end paper

Seller ID: 017469


If your name is Katherine, if you think that Glass Tiger could well be the reason why the universe was created, if you have the blistering hots for Alan Frew, and if you're looking for a few life lessons told with wit and amusement, this "six-step recipe to success by doing what you're already doing" is the book for you. If your name is Earl or Lance or Raoul but everything else applies, then this is the book for you, too. If you once knew someone named Katheri... View more info

A HANDBOOK FOR TRANSLATORS (With Special Reference to International Conference Translation)

By: Fuller, Frederick

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Gerrards Cross, Colin Smythe: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013238


Fuller, a sometime senior advisor at the United Nations, attempts "to bring home to translators the danger of falling into a dull routine and the need for keeping the mind fresh and alert." Each leaf of text followed by a blank leaf intended for Notes. Red cloth w/black lettering to front cover/spine, 66 pages (not including blank leaves). Previous owner's signature to top edge of front end paper, moderate general wear (notes pages unused). Lacking dust jacket. View more info

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THE CHILDREN OF PAUL'S: the story of a theatre company, 1553-1608 (signed)

By: Gair, Reavley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016885


From the front flap: "Between 1553 and 1608 St Paul's Cathedral housed one of the earliest London theatre companies, a commercially successful playhouse whose actors were drawn from the choirboys under the directior of their choir master. These were the Children of Paul's." This copy inscribed and signed by Gair, on title page. Chocolate cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 213 pages (including notes, select bibliography, index), illustrated. A bit of slant, light ... View more info

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The Establishment of Canadian Diplomatic Status at Washington

By: Galbraith, John S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018122


University of California Publications in History, Volume 41. 119 pages (including notes, bibliography, index). Some edgewear, impressions, University of New Brunswick library stamp to front cover, sunned spine/edges. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Reading Lacan

By: Gallop, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ithaca & London, Cornell University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013869


Taking as starting point Lacan's theories of language, Gallop tackles six essays from his most problematic text ('Ecrits'), and "addresses herself directly to the problem and the practice of reading Lacan." Granite cloth w/black spine lettering, 198 pages (including bibliography, index). Previous owner's neat underlining throughout, in dust jacket w/light general wear. View more info

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The Sleeping Buddha, The Story of Afghanistan Through the Eyes of One Family (signed)

By: Ghafour, Hamida

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, McArthur & Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016644


Ghafour "fled Khabul with her parents as a small child in 1981," and returned in 2003 as a journalist for the Daily Telegraph, "reporting for the paper, seeing more of the place that she and her family had once called home." This copy signed by Ghafour, on title page. Black cloth w/silver spine lettering, 336 pages (including acknowledgements, bibliography, index), illustrated w/photographs. An unread copy. View more info

A Manual of the Principles and Practice of Road-making: comprising the Location, Construction, and Improvement of Roads (Common, Macadam, Paved, Plane, etc.) and Rail-roads

By: Gillespie, W.M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes & Co./Wiley & Putnam; Collins Keese & Co. / Perkins & Marvin / Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. / Cushing & Sons: 1848

Edition: 2nd edition, with additions

Seller ID: 015061


After stating that the roads of the United States are inferior to those of any other civilized country, Gillespie offers a comprehensive guide to everything the roadbuilder knew in 1848. Brown cloth w/gilt lettering to spine, 340 pages + 4 pages of tables, illustrated. Edgewear, scraping/fraying/wear to corners/spine edges, previous owner's signature to front end paper, considerable foxing throughout, some dampstaining. (C/BT) View more info

A New Kind of Country

By: Gilman, Dorothy (pseudonym of Dorothy Gilman Butters)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014286


In her first work of non-fiction, the author of the enormously successful Mrs. Pollifax mystery novels relates "the moving story of the renascence she sought and found in a starkly beautiful coastal village in Nova Scotia," emerging with "a new landscape of the soul." Light grey boards w/blue cloth backstrip w/gilt spine lettering, 125 pages, dust jacket illustration by Ron Becker. A bit of foxing to top edge, a couple of bumps to top edge of front cover,... View more info

SPENSER NEWSLETTER, Spring/Summer 1989, Volume 20 Number 2

By: Gless, Darryl J. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1989

Seller ID: 014492


Contains book reviews and notices, articles, and so on related to Spenser and his work. Pages 25 through 48. Light general wear. View more info

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The Night Shift (signed)

By: Goldman, Dr. Brian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollinsPublishers / Harper Collins: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Goldman, on title page

Seller ID: 017923


A long-time emergency room physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto provides a behind-the-scenes look at his profession. Robin's egg blue boards, white cloth backstrip w/foil lettering, 263 pages. A hint of general wear. Uncommon signed. View more info

Covered Bridges of New Brunswick

By: Gregory, Joan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sackville, JIL Productions (printed by The Tribune Press): 1981

Seller ID: 011254


the author takes a look at a number of the province's covered bridges, and includes information on the counties where they are found, construction details, historical data and more; unpaginated (52); moderate edgewear, light smudging to wraps, sticker pull to top right corner of front cover, moderate general wear; internally tight and clean; View more info

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MAKING UP THE STATE, Women in 20th-Century Atlantic Canada

By: Guildford, Janet, and Suzanne Morton (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Acadiensis Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018024


A collection of articles showing "how women helped 'make up' the modern state in Atlantic Canada." Contributors include Sharon Myers ("The Apocrypha of Minnie McGee: The Murderous Mother and the Multi-Vocal State in 20th-Century Prince Edward Island"), Shannon M. Risk ("The Magnitude of My Services: Minnie Bell Adney and the Women of Woodstock"), Sharon M. H. MacDonald ("A Passionate Voice for Equality, Justice, and Peace: Nova Scotia's Ma... View more info

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BEN & ME, From Temperance to Humility -- Stumbling Through Ben Franklin's Thirteen Virtues, One Unvirtuous Day at a Time (signed)

By: Gunn, Cameron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Perigree / Penguin: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Gunn, on half-title

Seller ID: 017755


An admirer of Benjamin Franklin, Gunn records his "attempt to live by Franklin's thirteen virtues, a list of lofty ideals the Founding Father held dear," but which take "this ordinary man way outside his comfort zone and into a thicket of not-so-modern values." 250 pages (including notes, brief author biography). Internally tight and clean, with only light general wear. View more info

Strategy and Tactics of Control of Migrant Pests

By: Gunn, D.L., and R.C. Rainey (organizers)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013444


"First published in 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London', series B, volume 287 (no. 1022), pages 245-488." Publishes the results of a two-day Discussion Meeting on the subject of controlling by various means a wide variety of insects and other pests, said discussions featuring a number of participants from many countries. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 240 pages (including Postscripts), illustrated (frontispiece, 1 plate, 2 fold-outs, in... View more info

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Wanderlust & Wildlife

By: Guymer, Wilfred (edited by Myrna Guymer)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Owen Sound, Lobstick Landing Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016667


A former game warden tells some stories about his life and times. From the back cover: "They are stories of the North -- of a youth spent in and around The Pas, Manitoba. They are stories of nature -- of a lifetime filled with a love of outdoor pursuits, and a career as a conservation officer." 245 pages, illustrated. A quarter-inch tear to bottom spine, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

PEAT, ITS MANUFACTURE AND USES, Final Report of The Peat Committee, Appointed Jointly by the Governments of the Dominion of Canada and the Province of Ontario

By: Haanel, B.F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, F.A. Acland: 1926

Seller ID: 014217


Mines Branch publication No. 641, the result of an undertaking intended to determine whether peat might be used as "an auxiliary source of fuel supply, especially in the central provinces of Ontario and Quebec, where shortage of domestic supplies of fuel was most keenly felt." 298 pages (including Appendices), illustrated. A bit of spine roll, minor edgewear, some cover soil. (C/BT) View more info

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CANADA'S PEACE TOWER and MEMORIAL CHAMBER

By: Hale, Katherine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa & Whitby, The Mundy-Goodfellow Printing Co. Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016417


A record and interpretation by Hale, of architect John A. Pearson's creation. The scanner screen wasn't quite large enough to accomodate this thing, so a little more than an inch of the right side is not pictured. 29 pages, illustrated. Moderate corner/handling wear, foxing to front end paper. View more info

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STATISTICS IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE, Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, and Least Squares

By: Hamilton, Walter Clark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1964

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 017842


Grey cloth w/silver lettering to front cover/spine, 230 pages (including bibliography, index). Some slant, moderate wear to corners/spine ends, previous owner's stamp/notation to front pastedown, name to top edge of first and second end papers, a few minor underlinings. View more info

A Treatise on Dinitrogen Fixation, Section IV: Agronomy and Ecology

By: Hardy, R.W.F., and A.H. Gibson (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011489


"Emphasizes the nature and extent of the contribution of free-living and symbiotic diazotrophs in both natural habitats and agricultural situations, and the factors, either environmental or managerial, that influence this contribution." Green cloth w/gilt cover design/spine lettering, 527 pages (including Subject Index and Taxonomic Index), graphs, charts. Spine slant, tiny smudge to bottom edge, previous owner's name/city/date to front free end paper. Edgeworn d... View more info

A Treatise on Dinitrogen Fixation, Section III: Biology

By: Hardy, R.W.F., and Warren S. Silver (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011509


"Devoted to a consideration of the broader aspects of dinitrogen fixation--the organisms involved, pertinent physiological processes of the microbe and the host plant, and, where appropriate, certain phytogeographical facets." This copy contains the uncommon Errata slip laid in. Green cloth w/gilt cover design/spine lettering, 675 pages (including Subject Index and Taxonomic Index), illustrated. Mild spine slant, light corner/spine end wear, previous owner's name... View more info

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WHEN EAST MET WEST, Sociolinguistics in the Former Socialist Bloc

By: Harlig, Jeffrey, and Csaba Pleh (editors)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Berlin & New York, Mouton de Gruyter/Walter de Gruyter & Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015977


#68 in the publisher's Contributions to the Sociology of Language series, this one being a collection of essays on various aspects of sociolinguistics in the former Socialist bloc. Contributors include the editors, Allen D. Grimshaw, Lydia Dachkova, Louise B. Hammer, Miklos Kontra, Karol Janicki, and Anna Borbely. Review copy w/personal letter laid in. Navy cloth w/white lettering to front cover/spine, 207 pages (including appendix, index). A very nice copy, w/light ... View more info

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Beyond the Nightmare (signed)

By: Harris, Irene

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Christchurch, University of Canterbury Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016224


For more than three decades Irene Harris lived with an alcoholic. Daughter, sister, and mother to alcoholics, she sought help from "the Queen Mary Hospital at Hanmer Springs, as a non-drinking co-dependent." This is her story. This copy inscribed on front end paper ("To Vanda./Thanks for your/friendship -- keep/loving/Irene"), then signed in full beneath her name on title page. 162 pages. Impressions/thin scratches to covers, light edgewear. Interna... View more info

NOT YET CANADIANS, The Latin American Immigrant Experience in Nova Scotia (signed)

By: Hartzman, Carole A.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Halifax, International Education Centre/Saint Mary's University: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Hartzman, on half-title

Seller ID: 014948


Hartzman presents "a study in miniature of Latin Americans in Canada." 68 pages (including bibliography, index). Light general wear. View more info

A Journey in Ladakh

By: Harvey, Andrew

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014314


Olive cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 236 pages. View more info

Oil and Gas Report and Map of Marshall, Wetzel, and Tyler Counties, West Virginia, Bulletin No. 12, with Geologic Map/Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler Counties/Showing/Oil and Gas Fields

By: Haught, Oscar L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Morgantown, State of West Virginia: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015563


"The second in a series of revised oil and gas reports and maps covering the Counties of Marshall, Wetzel, and Tyler." (The first in the series was Bulletin No. 11, which covered the counties of Pleasants, Wood and Ritchie.) 49 pages. VG w light general wear. Map measures approximately 59" x 42" from outer edge to outer edge, and is also VG. Uncommon. (C/BT) View more info

SLEEP DEMONS, An Insomniac's Memoir (signed)

By: Hayes, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Washington Square/Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Hayes, on title page

Seller ID: 013587


An insomniac "affords an intimate look at one man's singular journey through contemporary life--from his sleep-disturbed childhood through his sleepwalking in adolescence to the height of his insomnia, when his partner struggles with AIDS and Hayes must face an increasingly troubling and debilitating sleep disorder." Hayes also gives us a "fascinating exploration of disorders such as sleeptalking, narcolepsy, and sleep apnea." Bump to bottom spine end. An... View more info

Grooks in Music

By: Hein, Piet, and Svend Asmussen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, General Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: First (limited) edition

Seller ID: 012350


Eighteen of Hein's Grook verses graced with facing music by Asmussen (music on the left page, verse/illustration on the right). A nice copy w/only moderate general wear and no previous owner's marks or notations. (C/BT) View more info

An Outline History of Spanish American Literature

By: Hespelt, E. Herman, et al (editors)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013870


Studies "the scope and subject matter of courses on Spanish American literature in the colleges and universities of the United States." Blue cloth w/gilt lettering, 192 pages (including Appendices, Index), illustrated w/maps. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, previous owner's name/city to front free end paper, light general wear. No dust jacket. View more info

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Progressive Examinations of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen

By: Hill, John A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Terre Haute, Standard Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: 25th edition

Seller ID: 016595


A scarce item that provides questions and answers intended to help the prospective engineer and fireman begin and further his career. Dominion Atlantic Railway stamp to front end paper. 96 pages (including 18 pages at rear, entitled "Diagrams Illustrating Manner of Using Signals According to the Standard Code of Train Rules as Adopted by the American Railway Association" -- some diagrams w/green and/or red colour). About G w/cover soil, edgewear, some internal... View more info

Later Magic

By: Hoffmann, Professor

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul / RKP: 1953

Seller ID: 014447


From the front flap: "This is one of the few books on magic from which the reader actually can learn all the details necessary for actual performance." Red cloth w/black lettering/illustration, 554 pages + 3-page advertisement for Will Goldston's 'Tricks of the Masters,' illustrated. Gently bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, light edge soil, L. Davenport & Co. stamp to top right corner of front end paper, off-setting to end papers, a few marks made in margin... View more info

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Zulma

By: Hollingsworth, Elaine

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Warner Paperback Library 78-361: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016708


Paperback original. Cdn. printing. A quite scarce "nonfiction novel" detailing "The brief and brutal history of a young man who wanted only to be a woman." Apparently Hollingsworth (who was born Elaine Sterling, and who acted under the name Sara Shane) was in a Mexican prison where she met a guy named Miguel, who wanted a sex change operation. Or, as the front cover blurb has it, "From the lips of the boy/woman who lived it -- the story of six hor... View more info

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The Carleton County Council

By: Homer, Ken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017984


A scarce commemorative booklet containing the names and accomplishments of the members of New Brunswick's Carleton County Council from its inception in 1852 until its dissolution in 1966. 66 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

J.B. PRIESTLY, An Informal Study of His Work

By: Hughes, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davies: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014433


Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 226 pages (including A Select Bibliography, Index), frontispiece. View more info

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Noel Streatfeild

By: Huse, Nancy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016376


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Atitle from the Twayne's English Authors Series, this one exploring Streatfeild's many children's novels, as well as her non-fiction and autobiography. Red cloth, 163 pages (including Notes and References, Selected Bibliography, Index), frontispiece illustration by Ruth Gervis. An unread copy. Rubbed/scuffed dust jacket. View more info

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Noel Streatfeild

By: Huse, Nancy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016977


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Atitle from the Twayne's English Authors Series, this one exploring Streatfeild's many children's novels, as well as her non-fiction and autobiography. Red cloth, 163 pages (including notes and references, selected bibliography, index), frontispiece illustration by Ruth Gervis. An unread copy. Rubbed/scuffed dust jacket w/a hint of edgewear, faint/thin scratch to top portion of front panel. View more info

The Raven and the Writing Desk

By: Huxley, Francis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: 1st US edition

Seller ID: 005187


"As all readers of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' will know, when Alice sat down (uninvited) at the Mad Tea-party, the Hatter oepend his eyes very wide and asked, 'Why is a raven like a writing-desk?' The riddle is famous because when Alice in turn asked 'What's the answer?' the Hatter replied that he hadn't the faintest idea. It has provoked ingenius possible answers from many Great Minds, but in this utterly engaging 'Enquiry,' Francis Huxley has undertaken the... View more info

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Milling-Machine Practice

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Correspondence Schools/International Textbook Company/I.C.S.: 1927

Seller ID: 016012


Serial 2217. A booklet from the home study course offered by the International Correspondence Schools, this one detailing the mechanics of machine milling. 72 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Some smudging to wraps, small piece from bottom corner, corner wear, previous owner's name/date to front cover. View more info

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Milling-Machine Equipment

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Correspondence Schools/International Textbook Company/I.C.S.: 1927

Seller ID: 016018


Serial 2216, Edition 1. A booklet from the I.C.S. home study course. 49 pages + 2 pages of examination questions, illustrated. Light smudging to covers, previous owner's name/date to front cover, small soil mark to first page. View more info

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Engine Lathe Tools

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, International Correspondence Schools/International Textbook Company/I.C.S.: 1934

Seller ID: 016019


Serial 2201, Edition 1. An uncommon booklet from the I.C.S. home study course, this one intended "to show the forms of various lathe tools, together with their selection and their uses." 48 pages, illustrated. Previous owner's name/date to front cover, smudging, 1/4" tear to top edge of back cover, pencil underlining/markings throughout, drawing to last blank page, general wear. View more info

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Lathe Thread Cutting

By: I.C.S. Staff

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Scranton, International Correspondence Schools/International Textbook Company/I.C.S.: 1926

Seller ID: 016020


Serial 2204, Edition 1. A 2-hole-punched booklet from the I.C.S. home study course. 75 pages, illustrated. Previous owner's name/date to front cover, smudging, some dampstaining, general wear. View more info

Worldwide Interiors

By: International Federation of Interior Architects/Japan Interior Designers' Accociation/Interior Designers--Members & Others

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Rikuyo-sha Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015117


"300 interior designs by members of the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) and other prominent designers of 21 countries are included: modern furniture based on Scandinavian tradition, colorful and sophisticated designs of Europe and countries facing to the Pacific. The designs tacitly explain the tradition and national characters of the countries that designers represent." Illustrated boards, 295 pages. This is a heavy tome, and ... View more info

NAMES FOR BABY, A Dictionary of Christian Names With Meanings, Derivations, Variations, Diminutives, and Pronunciation

By: James Herbert Settle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson Ltd:

Seller ID: 014569


A very uncommon title, being at attempt "to put together a complete list of names in use" in the UK in the early 1900s. Tan cloth w/red floral decoration/lettering, gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 140 pages + 3 pages of advertisements in rear. Moderate cover soil, bumped/worn corners/spine ends, bookseller's stamp to half-title. (C/BT) View more info

From Growing Up to Growing Old, DYKE LIFE, A Celebration of the Lesbian Experience

By: Jay, Karla (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, BasicBooks / Basic Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007076


A collection of essays and short personal narratives by a variety of "lesbian and bisexual women from all ages, races and classes [providing] a comprehensive view of the many rites and phases of lesbian life." Deep orange cloth w/mauve cloth backstrip, 374 pages, including Contributors' Notes. Dust jacket w/a hint of general wear. View more info

BEING IN THE TEXT, Self-Representation from Wordsworth to Roland Barthes

By: Jay, Paul

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Ithaca & London, Cornell University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013877


The author "traces the impact of changing concepts of the self and the literary subject on the formal evolution of autobiographical prose and poetry in the Romantic and modern periods." brown cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 189 pages (including Index). mild wear to corners/spine ends, previous owner's neat underlining to many paragraphs in Introduction, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket. Jacket in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

BUTTERFLY ON ROCK, A Study of Themes and Images in Canadian Literature

By: Jones, D.G.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Seller ID: 012277


Originally published in 1970. Brown cloth w/black cloth spine w/gilt lettering, 197 pages (including Notes, Index). Mild wear to corners/spine ends, previous owner's name to verso of half-title, previous owner's marginalia (vertical lines here and there throughout), in moderately edgeworn dust jacket w/a bit of chipping/short tears to corners/spine ends, general wear. View more info

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Latvija (Latvia)

By: Kaminskis, Viktors, V. Lamsters, H. Ritums, and J. Viduma Tulkojums

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Apgada, Dzintarzeme: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015728


English/Latvian-language publication containing information about the country and changes to it throughout the centuries. 193 pages, illustrated w/hundreds of black-and-white and sepia photographs of people, places and culture, with some colour illustrations and a fold-out map. Light cover soil/dampstaining, bottom 3/4" chipped from spine, dampstaining to top edge resulted in some pages being stuck together along top edges, with some minor loss of paper when separa... View more info

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THE SHATTERED BADGE, The Story of Ed Donovan, Stress Cop (signed by Donovan)

By: Kankewitt, Bill

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Donovan

Seller ID: 017133


The story of a former Boston police officer (currently an actor, editor and publisher) who became "the acknowledged expert with a world-wide reputation for dealing with police stress." This copy inscribed by Donovan, on half-title ("Martha/Fraternally/Ed Donovan"). Navy cloth w/silver foil spine lettering, 236 pages, illustrated. Spine slant, bumped corners, tiny soil mark to bottom corner of fore-edge, moderate general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/bu... View more info

Aequanimitas

By: Kelly, Arthur D. (Dill)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Privately Published: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008964


A collection of essays that originally appeared in the Canadian Medical Association Journal from the mid '60s through the early '70s, and which are collected for this volume by the author's wife and children, intended as a memorial to be distributed amongst a few of the author's intimate friends. This copy presented by the author's wife, Gladys Kelly, to one of those intimates, with a notation dated June 7, 1978. An appreciative foreword by E. Kirk Lyon. Maroon cloth ... View more info

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ACADEMIC ARITHMETIC, Being Part Four of the Progressive School Series of Arithmetics

By: Kennedy, W.T., and Peter O'Hearn

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Halifax, T.C. Allen & Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017060


Two Halifax school principals present the final part of their four-part Arithmetic, "designed for use in Academic and High Schools." Errata slip tipped in between copyright page and preface. Plum cloth w/black lettering/rule to front cover, 143 pages (including examination papers and answers. Previous owner's name in pencil, a few pencil notations throughout. View more info

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Eothen

By: Kinglake, A.W. (Alexander William)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Easton Press edition

Seller ID: 017701


First published in 1844 by J. Ollivier, Kinglake details his journeys through Syria, Egypt and Palestine. Gilt decorations to maroon leather covers, gilt decorations/lettering to spine, raised bands, all edges gilt, silk end papers, ribbon bookmark, 240 pages, frontispiece, unused Easton Press bookplate laid in. Light scuffing to gilt edges, a hint of edgewear. A very nice copy. View more info

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Furniture a Girl Can Make

By: Klenke, William W. (edited by Lulu W. Gillum)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Gillum Book Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017490


Since Klenke and Gillum have seen much evidence "of the unusual ability exercised by girls in the handling of wood," they offer this collection of "fifty projects in furniture making any of which the average girl can undertake." 95 pages, illustrated w/line drawings. Top corners bumped, light corner/spine end wear, three small scrapes to spine, slight mustiness. An uncommon item. View more info

Alphabet City Six: Open City

By: Knechtel, John (issue editor)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Concord, House of Anansi Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012423


Views and analysis of cities and urban development, of possibilities and problems, from an eclectic assortment of artists, planners and others. 320 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear, internally tight and clean. This book weighs more than the average tome, so additional postage will be required. View more info

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Out of the Depths (signed)

By: Knockwood, Isabelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lockeport, Roseway Publishing: 1994

Edition: 2nd edition, 2nd printing

Inscription: Signed by Knockwood, on title page

Seller ID: 016975


"The Experiences of Mi'kmaw Children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia." Above her signature Knockwood has written the year (2000), and beneath it, "Keep the healing circle strong." 159 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Northrop Frye: The High Priest of Clerical Obscurantism

By: Kogan, Pauline

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, Progressive Books & Periodicals: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012384


With much earnestness the author works herself into a self-righteous froth as she dissects the views of Northrop Frye, and informs us that the "correct way to conduct class struggle in the area of literature, art and criticism is to rely upon the initiative of the masses, to place proper emphasis on investigation and study, and to mobilize public opinion through ideological discussion." 98 pages. Sunned spine, small splashstain to left edge of front cover, slight... View more info

AMERICAN CRITICS AT WORK: Examinations of Contemporary Literary Theories

By: Kramer, Victor A. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Troy, Whitston Publishing Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013878


A collection of essays "chosen as an introduction to various area of contemporary criticism and theory." Contributors include Murray Krieger, Nathan A. Scott, Jr., Gerald Graff, Vincent B. Leitch, Joseph Riddell, William V. Spanos, J. Hillis Miller, Norman N. Holland, David Bleich, Michael Steig, Charles Altieri, Steven Mailloux, Hershel Parker, Michael Sprinker, Matei Calinescu, Giles Gunn, and Ihab Hassan. Blue cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 447 p... View more info

MILTON SOCIETY OF AMERICA, Annual Dinner and Meeting, December 28, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

By: Labriola, Albert C. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: No Place, Milton Society of America:

Seller ID: 014490


A 6-item lot of program booklets issued by the Milton Society of America for its annual dinner and meeting held on December 28th at various hotels throughout the United States and Canada. The locations for this series of festivities, in chronological order, were The Drake Hotel in Chicago, The Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., The King Edward Hotel in Toronto, The Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, The Midland Hotel in Chicago, and Marriott at Metro Center in Was... View more info

Corrupting the Young, and Other Stories of a Family Therapist

By: Lang, Tesse and Moshe

Price: $7.00

Publisher: North Balwyn, Rene Gordon Pty. Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011152


The Langs draw from Moshe's many years as a family therapist to relate interesting and amusing stories covering marriage, parent/child relationships, and the frustrations, pleasures and pressures of family life. Cover painting by Yosl Bergner, foreword by Max Cornwell. Impressions, some gentle creasing, moderate general wear. View more info

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Film Theory: An Introduction

By: Lapsley, Robert, and Michael Westlake

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016040


This one offers "for the first time, an accessible account of film theory, aimed at the cinemagoer and the student," in part tracing "the shift from Althusserian Marxism to Lacanian psychoanalysis as the dominant paradigms for discussing aesthetic questions." The wraps edition is all over the place, but this original hardcover is a little less common. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 248 pages (including afterword, notes, select bibliography, index). ... View more info

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National Library of Canada: a bibliography / Bibliotheque nationale du Canada: une bibliographie

By: Larouche, Irma (compiled by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Library of Canada: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017544


"Brings together in one place, for the first time, a complete and thorough guide to the pre-history, beginnings and expansion" of the National Library of Canada. Foreword by Guy Sylvestre. Printed in English and French. 179 pages (including reference sources and index). Reading crease to spine, moderate handling wear. View more info

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Participation and Development, Vol. 1, Report, & Vol. 2, Research Documents, September/Sept. 1971

By: LeBlanc, Emery, and Dean H.L. Nutter (co-chairs), New Brunswick Task Force on Social Development,

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Queen's Printer: 1971

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 016917


A report produced by New Brunswick's Task Force on Social Development, which was "'established to initiate and promote public dialogue on problems in social development and social welfare,' and to 'recommend broad guidelines to the Government to assist in the future development of program priorities and legislation in the field of social development and social welfare.'" Pretty much just another b.s. report in a long line of b.s. reports sponsored by the Governm... View more info

Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards

By: Leeming, Joseph

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Publishing Company:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010719


covers a variety of magic tricks, puzzles, stunts, and 20 different kinds of solitaire; "(An abridgement of 'Games With Playing Cards' Plus Tricks and Stunts)"; red cloth, 107 pgs., illustrated; splash-staining to cloth, moderate edgewear, internally clean; rubbed dj w/moderate edgewear, small chip from top right corner of front panel; View more info

Elise

By: Lige, Elise, with Mary L. Wrucke

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Langley, privately published (Trinity Printing): 1987

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015153


The author tells the story of her escape from Russian communists in Estonia, peril on the ocean, her conversion to Christianity, and "her subsequent walk with the Lord." This copy signed by Lige, on title page. 104 pages, cover by Cristi L. Wheaton. Light soil, moderate general wear. View more info

THE PAPERS OF DOROTHY LIVESAY, A Research Tool

By: Livesay, Dorothy (compiled by the staff of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, University of Manitoba Libraries

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, University of Manitoba Libraries: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010022


Beginning in 1978, Livesay began to donate her papers to the University of Manitoba Libraries, and this publication details the vast majority of her work available to researchers. Divided into four sections: Manuscripts and Papers, Photograph Collection, Tape Recording Collection, and Books and Imprints Collection. 419 pages (including appendices), illustrated. Edgewear, reading crease, rubbing, impressions, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. Scarce... View more info

COUNTRY COLOURS, A Guide to Natural Dyeing in Nova Scotia

By: Lock, Carolyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia Museum: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015022


After some historical information regarding natural dyeing in Nova Scotia, Lock provides further information on dyeing wool, collecting plants, special dyestuffs, equipment, and problems. 69 pages (including annotated bibliography) + five notes pages (unused). Light edgewear, faint soil mark to back cover, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Practical Information for Telephonists

By: Lockwood, T.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The W.J. Johnston Company: 1895

Edition: Early reprint

Seller ID: 017543


From a "Historical Sketch of Electricity from 600 B.C. to 1882 A.D." to "Anticipations of Great Discoveries and Inventions," Lockwood presents a collection of articles for those interested in the history, science and applications of telephony. Maroon cloth w/black rule/decoration to front cover, gilt spine lettering, rule deoration in blind to back cover, 192 pages. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, light cover soil, front end papers excised (book be... View more info

English Spelling and Spelling Reform

By: Lounsbury, Thomas R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011420


(MCMIX). "The main ideas underlying the treatment here found of English orthography were embodied in an article which appeared in the 'Atlantic Monthly' for June, 1907," but much was cut from that article, so the author restored them here, in enlarged form. In other words, the author goes on at some length expounding the virtues of his proposals for simplified spelling, wishing at the same time to bring into conformity the two languages which are English: the one... View more info

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Epochal History of the International Typographical Union

By: Lynch, James M. (compiled under the supervision and direction of)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, International Typographical Union: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016989


The story of a committed, patriotic union that fought for a number of causes. 108 pages. Edgewear, bottom 1" of spine torn, thin partial crease to front cover, light cover soil, deep impressions to back cover and last dozen or so pages (no torn paper). Internally tight. View more info

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Lystad, Mary, (editor), VIOLENCE AT HOME, An Annotated Bibliography,

By: Lystad, Mary, (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rockville, National Institute of Mental Health: 1974

Seller ID: 016625


References 190 publications, divided by topic ("Theories of Violence and Aggression," "Violence Among Husbands and Wives," "Violence of Child to Parent," "Family Violence and Social Pathology" and so on). Foreword by Florence H. Stover. 95 pages (including author index). Date stamp to top edge of front cover, previous owner's name scribbled out at top of title page, light cover soil. View more info

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Soil Survey of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

By: MacDougall, J.L. Nowland, and J.D. Hilchey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Agriculture and Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Marketing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015983


Contains information obtained from the soil survey of Annapolis County from 1963-65. Grey wraps, 84 pages, illustrated. Grey board case contains book and four folding maps in rear pocket. Small sticker pull to top right corner of box case, light foxing, light general wear. (C/DMT) View more info

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SHOULDER TO SHOULDER, The Story of the Road Builders Association of New Brunswick

By: MacIntosh, Lane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Road Builders Association of New Brunswick: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016958


"The story of how a group of visionary contractors and businessmen joined together in 1958, and through the creation of the Road Builders Association of New Brunswick, ushered in the province's golden age of road building." Black cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 122 pages, illustrated. Dust jacket w/light rubbing, shallow impressions. A nice copy. View more info

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PRIDE OF PLACE, The Life and Times of Cape Breton Heritage Houses (signed)

By: MacLeod, Mary K., James O. St. Clair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, University College of Cape Breton Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & signed by authors, on title page

Seller ID: 017553


MacLeod and St. Clair take a look at 25 historic Cape Breton buildings, one of which was built in the late 1780s, nineteen of which were erected in the 1800s, and the rest constructed in the 1900s. 175 pages, illustrated, cover illustration by Barry Gabriel. Light wear to edges/corners, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Our Golden Anniversary, Anderson Road

By: Madore, Teresa

Price: $75.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately published: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017949


A celebration of the 50 years of the Anderson Road Church in rural New Brunswick. Includes considerable information on the construction of Anderson Road itself, a history of the area, and many genealogical details about the area's parishoners and residents. 248 pages, copiously illustrated. Moderate discolouration/soil to covers, impressions/scratches, creased corners, light edge soil, a few gift inscriptions to first end paper, general wear. A scarce item. View more info

PRE-TWENTIETH CENTURY LITERATURE OF AND ABOUT THE MARITIME PROVINCES: A Bibliography of Titles Held in the Special Collections of Mount Allison University Library

By: Magee, E.E. (compiler)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sackville, Mount Allison University: 1978

Edition: Preliminary edition

Seller ID: 006334


Maritime Studies Bibliography #2, containing more than three hundred categorically-arranged listings for the library's holdings to 1899. Introduction by Carrie MacMillan, foreword by the compiler, Eleanor E. Magee. Photocopied typescript, 25 pages (including indices). Just a hint of wear. View more info

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Learning the Hard Way

By: Mantle, Craig Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston, Canadian Defence Academy Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017752


Published simultaneously with the hardcover. Sub-titled "The leadership experiences of Lieutenant Agar Adamson during the South African War, 1899-1902," this one tells the story of Adamson pleading "for a commission that would take him to South Africa in the service of Queen and Empire," where "he quickly discovered the difficulties of leading soldiers in battle and of leading them well." 111 pages (including map and image credits, select biblio... View more info

BRITISH KNAPWEEDS, A Study in Synthetic Taxonomy

By: Marsden-Jones, E.M., and W.B. Turrill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014268


Ray Society volume No. 138, issued to members for the year 1952. Contains a general introduction to the subject, and chapters on taxonomic history, vegetative characters, wild populations, genetical experiments, compatibility/incompatability, and much else. Black cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 201 pages (including Glossary, Indexes) + twenty-seven plates (one of which is a colour frontispiece). A hint of wear to corners/spine ends, tanned edges, one turned ... View more info

Furniture, Making New Zealand, Vol. 2 #22

By: McCormick, E. H. (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auckland, Wilson & Horton: 1940

Seller ID: nf.00198


A volume from the 'Making New Zealand, Pictorial Surveys Of A Century' series, being a pictorial record of New Zealand's first hundred years. This volume deals with New Zealand furniture and furnishings, including construction and use. 31 pages, illustrated w/photographs and drawings. Some edgewear, short tear to top spine, sticker shadow. View more info

IRISH JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES (IJASS), Iris Staideir Soisialta Feidhme, Vol. 1 No. 1, Summer 1998

By: McElwee, C. Niall (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kilkenny, SocSci Consultancy: 1998

Seller ID: 015078


The first issue of a publication which aims to "promote good practice in social care, to exchange national and international information and to act as a fulcrum for such exchange." Contributors to this issue include the editor, Francis Douglas, Mary Horgan, Kevin Lalor, Aine de Roiste, Paul Bailey, and Paul O'Callaghan. 107 pages. Rubbing, thin scratches, publisher's stamp to inside back cover, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

IRISH JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES (IJASS), Iris Staideir Soisialta Feidhme, 3 volumes (Vol. 2 No.1, Spring 1999; Vol 2. No. 2, 2000; Vol. 2 No. 3, 2000-2001)

By: McElwee, C. Niall (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kilkenny, SocSci Consultancy:

Seller ID: 015079


1999, 2000, 2001. The three issues comprising the second volume of this important journal. Contributors include Eileen O'Neill, Roland Tormey, John S.G. Wells, Shane A. Dunphy, Pat McGarthy and Dermot Duffy (the latter uncredited), Paul Bailey, and Damien Courtney (No. 1); the editor, John S.G. Wells, Anita Crowdle, Michelle Norris & Noreen Kearns, Abbey Hyde, Hilary Jenkinson, Jackie O'Toole, Catherine Forde, Stefan Kunz, Francis Douglas & Mary Horgan, and James G. De... View more info

IRISH JOURNAL OF APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES (IJASS), Iris Staideir Soisialta Feidhme, 2 volumes, (Vol 4:1, spring 2003, Vol 4:2, Winter 2003)

By: McElwee, C. Niall (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kilkenny, SocSci Consultancy: 2003

Seller ID: 015086


The two issues comprising Volume 4 of this important social studies journal. Contributors include the editor, Carmel Gallagher & Kathleen Kennedy, Nuala Lordan & Ann O'Sullivan & Margaret O'Connor, John Williams, Wendy Cousins & Marina Monteith & Nicola Kerr, Brody D.M. Cameron, Treasa Hayes & Deirdre O'Neill & Annette Weier, Thom Garfat, and Ashling Jackson & Grant Charles (Vol 4:1); Thomas Garfat, Perry Share, Varda Mann-Feder, Brody Cameron, Niall C. McElwee & David ... View more info