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    • ST. MARY'S HEALTH FOUNDATION, 2008
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Only slight wear, as new. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Generously illustrated throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; 272 pages; "The Life and Destruction of Saint Mary's Hospital is the story of Saint Mary's Hospital in New Westminster, British Columbia, from its founding in 1887 by the Sisters of Providence, with forty-two beds and a staff of five, through its modernization and growth into one of the finest surgical centres in the province.From its opening day, Saint Mary's Hospital brought profound changes to health care in the provin... continua a leggere
    • A.M. TWIGG, 1997
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light wear head and tail of spine of glossy pictorial paper covered boards. ; A bright, solid book liberally illustrated with photos of the steamships that plied the waters off the coast of British Columbia. May require extra postage.; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 427 pages; "The Union Steamship Company of British Columbia was a pioneer firm on coastal British Columbia. It was founded in November 1889 by John Darling, a director of the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, and nine local businessmen. The company began by offering local service on Burrard Inlet near Vancouver and... continua a leggere
    • CORPORATION OF THE DISTRICT OF BURNABY, 1987
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Light edge wear only to DJ ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book. Liberally illustrated with photos throughout. This is a 4.5 lb book which may require extra postage. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 495 pages; The Burnaby family histories go back as far as 1888 continua a leggere
    • SöDERSTRöM & CO., 1986
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Dust jacket shows some chipping and short tears ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Text in Swedish.; B&W Photographs and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 450 pages; "The Finnish 61st Infantry Regiment (IR61) was a combat regiment of the 17th division of the Finnish Army during the Second World War, consisting almost exclusively of Swedish speaking Finns." Among others, the regiment participated in the Battles of Säntämä in Aug & Sept 41, the Russian Spring Offensive in 1942, Tienhaara and the Soviet Offensive of 1944. It was instrumental in saving Finland from bein... continua a leggere
    • THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1940
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine, corners a little bumped. Previous owner's stamp and written name on front free end paper. Light foxing on page fore edges and first few pages, light shelf soil bottom page edges. ; A tight solid book, gilt titles on spine. B&W illustrations throughout, hinges intact. Tissue guard still on frontispiece. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.84 X 7.87 X 0.59 inches; 371 pages; "The Hospitallers arose, in the early 12th century, at the time of the great monastic reformation, as a group of individuals associated with an Amalfitan hospital in the Muristan d... continua a leggere
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    • DOUBLEDAY CANADA, LIMITED, 2005
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 7.10 X 0.90 inches; 324 pages; Heathcote traveled the country interviewing Canadian WWII veterans and with the photos he received from them he put together a memorial in pictures. In this book he honours all the branches of the Canadian armed forces who served in WWII. continua a leggere
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    • AMBER BOOKS, 2012
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide; B&W and colour photographs; 9.60 X 7.40 X 0.80 inches; 192 pages; "llustrated with detailed artworks of vehicles and their markings, The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide: Waffen-SS Divisions, 1939–45 is the definitive study of the equipment and organization of Germany’s elite Waffen-SS divisions during World War II.Organized chronologically by division and formation date, the book describes in depth the various models of tank and other armored and soft vehicles in service with the... continua a leggere
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    • AMBER BOOKS, 2012
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar.; The Essential Tank Identification Guide; B&W and Colour photographs.; 9.60 X 7.60 X 0.90 inches; 192 pages; "Illustrated with detailed artworks of German tanks and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, The Essential Tank Identification Guide: Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions 1939-45 is the definitive study of the equipment and organization of the Wehrmacht's armored divisions. Organized by division, the book describes in depth the various models of tank in German service during the war with each individual armore... continua a leggere
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    • THE VIKING PRESS, 1973
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and light chipping, front flap creased. Previous owner's name on FFEP, half title and title page. A couple of pages show water damage at fore edge, shelf soil bottom fore corner ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs and maps; 8.66 X 5.83 X 1.57 inches; 350 pages; "Few people realize that Winston Churchill's fame began with the name he made for himself as a war correspondent during the years of Britain's last imperial wars. Beginning 1897 and continuing for about 3 years thereafter, he sent electrifying and... continua a leggere
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    • ALLAN WINGATE (PUBLISHERS) LTD., 1957
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Blue boards show light shelf wear and soil. Pages lightly yellowed. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; The underwater demolition teams of WWII performed an essential service in various theatres of operation in WWII - Normandy, Saipan and Iwo Jima among others. continua a leggere
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    • CAITLIN PRESS INC., 1998
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed by Author; Light edge wear and corner curl ; Signed by the author on the half title page. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.70 inches; 196 pages; "In Crazy Man's Creek, author Jack Boudreau tells of the characters who have "caught the fever" in the rugged McGregor Mountain Range east of Prince George. Long recognized as some of the toughest bush in British Columbia, it was home to many who chose to lose themselves.Once there, life included confrontations with grizzly bears and raids by wolves. But if men were to snap, it was the long cold winters and the deafeni... continua a leggere
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    • THE BRITISH COLUMBIA HERITAGE TRUST, 1985
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; Lake Williston was created when the WAC Bennett Dam north of Prince George was built to increase the production of elecricity powering the province of British Columbia. It went into production in 1968. At the base of the lake a town was planned to house workers brought in to open the area to logging. Mackenzie became a thriving community in the lumber rich area, with many peripheral businesses and services developed to service the community. continua a leggere
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    • DOUGLAS & MCINTYRE, LIMITED, 1988
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Only light wear to book and dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 174 pages; "Saltwater City pays tribute to those who went through the hard times, to those who swallowed their pride, to those who were powerless and humiliated, but who still carried on. They all had faith that things would be better for future generations. They have been proven correct.Canada’s first Chinese arrived in British Columbia in 1858 from California. Almost all mee—merchants, peasants, and laborers — and almost all from eight rural counties in the Pearl River delta in what is now Guan... continua a leggere
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    • VIKING, 1992
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: DJ shows light shelf wear with creasing of front flap and top edge.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the Canadian edition. Wraparound jacket art by Kevin Tweddell. ; 9.13 X 6.06 X 2.20 inches; 829 pages; The central character of the story is Eleyne, a Welsh princess with mystical powers born in 1218. Her visions of the future and the past aid her in her quest to support the Celtic cause against the English king. continua a leggere
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    • ABE THE NEWSBOY, 1953
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed by Author; Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, corners bumped. ; Signed by the author in blue ink on the frontispiece. A tight solid book, hinges intact, gilt stamped front and spine. B&W plates throughout. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 531 pages; "After he tried to sell a newspaper to Teddy Roosevelt aboard the presidential yacht USS Mayflower in September 1906, Roosevelt had Admiral Robley D. Evans create the official unpaid title "Newsboy of the Navy," for Hollandersky, giving him the right to sell papers to any Navy ship and travel to any destination on U. S. Na... continua a leggere
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    • YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2011
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Only slight wear to book and dustjacket ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Colour Illustrations; 9.37 X 7.48 X 1.02 inches; 228 pages; "How have artists across the millennia responded to warfare? In this uniquely wide-ranging book, Theodore Rabb blends military history and the history of art to search for the answers. He draws our attention to masterpieces from the ancient world to the twentieth century—paintings, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, engravings, architecture, and photographs—and documents the evolving nature of warfare as artists have perceived it. T... continua a leggere
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    • CANAV BOOKS, 1984
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paper covered boards and DJ edges show some shelf wear. Light scuffing of DJ ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and Colour photographs; 11 X 8.70 X 1.60 inches; 480 pages continua a leggere
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    • GARGUNNOCK BOOKS, 2004
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Only light wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.55 inches; 192 pages; An analysis of the chaos that enveloped the Canadian troops when they attempted to take their objective, the airfield west of Caen the day after D-Day. Instead they were ambushed by the 12 SS Panzer division in the French village of Buron. continua a leggere
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    • PORTOBELLO BOOKS LTD, 2012
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: As new.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.34 inches; 338 pages; "Using contemporary diaries and letters, mainly translated from Japanese, we follow a group of Nagasaki residents from the early morning of the day of the bombing of Hiroshima to midnight on the day of the second bombing in NagasakiIn a compelling narrative based on eyewitness accounts, contemporary diaries, letters, and interviews, Craig Collie collects the stories of the many levels of devastation suffered on that fateful day in Nagasaki. The war was coming to an ... continua a leggere
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    • MACMILLAN PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1980
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: DJ and boards show light shelf wear an soil.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Book Club Edition; B&W Photographs; 9.50 X 6.30 X 2.10 inches; 747 pages; "They say truth is stranger than fiction. People often ask whether David Lifton is in touch with reality? Or is he intricately locked in a nightmare from which he never awoke? For my part, this is a genuine soul search. Lifton didn't gravitate in blind fury towards conspiracy. He didn't suspect vast numbers of people of deliberately hiding the truth. Whatever you think of his thesis, "Best Evidence" is saturate... continua a leggere
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