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    • DOUGLAS & MCINTYRE, 1997
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Boards and DJ show very light shelf wear. 1 inch closed tear top front of DJ. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.9 inches; 480 pages; "In 1996, prominent Holocaust historian Sir Martin Gilbert embarked on a fourteen-day journey into the past with a group of his graduate students from University College, London. Their destination? Places where the terrible events of the Holocaust had left their mark in Europe. From the railway lines near Auschwitz to the site of Oskar Schindler’s heroic efforts in Cracow, Poland, Holocaust Journe... continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS, 1972
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Card covers show very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name stamp and name in ink on half-title page. Highlighting and underlining throughout ; A bright, solid book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages continua a leggere
    • CROWN PUBLICATIONS, 1980
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.5 inches; 228 pages continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS, 1987
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Colour Illustrations; 15.0 X 5.8 X 0.2 inches; 198 pages; "A uniquely beautiful record of Canada's early development, this volume of the Historical Atlas of Canada explores the relationship between what is now Canada and its people, from the earliest evidence of human habitation to the beginning of the nineteenth century.The early traces date back some 12000 years. From this starting point at the end of the late Wisconsinan glacial maximum, the atlas prov... continua a leggere
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    • DODD, MEAD & COMPANY, 1941
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Blue cloth boards show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 240 pages; A humourous fiction collection featuring Mr. Colin Glencannon, a doughty Scot, Chief Engineer of the Inchcliffe Castle. continua a leggere
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    • HURTIG PUBLISHERS, 1976
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Card covers show some shelf wear with creasing and light soiling. Some soiling of page edges ; A tight solid book. ; Colour Illustrations; 9.2 X 6.8 X 0.2 inches; 103 pages; "the smokehouse or sweat lodge, becomes the storyteller's stage for this remarkable collection of erotic Indian legends" The legends are taken from those of a number Eastern Canadian tribes. continua a leggere
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    • MONTHLY REVIEW PRESS, 1973
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: DJ shows heavy shelf wear with small tears, creasing and chipping. Sun-faded on spine and back of DJ. Previous owner's name on FFEP, some underlining and margin notes by previous owner. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.2 inches; 320 pages; "Rather than chronology, geography, or political successions, Eduardo Galeano has organized the various facets of Latin American history according to the patterns of five centuries of exploitation. Thus he is concerned with gold and silver, cacao and cotton, rubber and coffee, fruit, hides and wool, p... continua a leggere
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    • RICH & COWAN, 1936
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Price-clipped DJ shows heavy shelf wear, small tears, creasing and chipping. Moisture stains which have slightly stained the boards, text pages unaffected. Dated (1937), previous owner's name on blank page ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Copyright info - First published in Britain Oct. 1936 followed by First printing - 200,000 copies ; Sepia tone photos; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 440 pages; "H.V. Morton describes a journey through Syria, Palestine, Cyprus, Turkey, Macedonia and Italy. Taking the Acts of the Apostles as his guide, the author follows... continua a leggere
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    • SELF PUBLISHED, 1963
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Red cloth boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 34 pages; "EDMONTON, capital of Alberta, Canada. Edmonton was first incorporated as a town in 1892. At that time, there were about 700 permanent residents. Founded on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River on the site of the former Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Edmonton, it gradually began to attract settlers. Abraham and Rebecca Cristall, Edmonton's first Jews, arrived in 1893. Their children, George and Rose, were the town's first Jewish-born children. Abe became a successful bu... continua a leggere
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    • F. WARNE, 1902
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, light wear to gilt. Dated (1905) gift inscription on blank page. Light foxing to page edges and first few pages ; A tight solid book. Dark teal blue cloth covered boards with blind and gilt stamped design and titles front and spine, decorative endpapers. Illustrations by J. Gillingham including frontispiece with tissue guard ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pages continua a leggere
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    • THE WINKLER BIBLE INSTITUTE, 1975
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Boards show very light shelf wear. Gift inscription in ink on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 262 pages; This history was published on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the school. The Institute in Winkler, Manitoba was created as a religious school for all Mennonites. continua a leggere
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    • MCGRAW-HILL RYERSON, 1978
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Book boards show light shelf wear, DJ shows heavy shelf wear with tears, creasing and chipping. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Prime Ministers Of Canada; B&W and Colour photographs.; 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.0 inches; 223 pages; "Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson PC OM CC OBE (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis. He was the 14th prime minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968, as the head o... continua a leggere
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    • BALLANTINE BOOKS, 1982
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: DJ shows light shelf wear, with minor creasing head and tail of spine. ; A stated first edition. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Book 2; 8.10 X 5.60 X 1.40 inches; 475 pages; "Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery begin their search for the One Tree that is to be the salvation of the Land. Only he could find the answer and forge a new Staff of Law--but fate decreed that the journey was to be long, the quest arduous, and quite possibly a failure...." continua a leggere
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    • SONOTEK PUBLISHING LTD., 1991
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed by Author; Light damage top fore corner, gift notation on front fly leaf ; Signed by the author on the front fly leaf. A bright, solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 144 pages; A history of the first 100 years of schooling in the Boundary area of British Columbia. Subtitled Anarchist Mountain to Paulson, BC continua a leggere
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    • LONE PINE PUBLISHING, 1982
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed by Author; Dustjacket heavily chipped with creasing and short tears, scuffed. Front free endpaper removed ; Signed by author on half title page. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; "In 1962, the first St. Leonard’s Half-way home opened its doors in Windsor to welcome men who had spent time behind bars and needed a secure haven to make a clean start. A practical and determined Anglican priest by the name of Thomas Neil Libby saw the need for a re-entry residence that would help the ex-convict navigate the passage from incarceration to... continua a leggere
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    • ICON BOOKS LTD, 2004
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 170 pages; "The story of the jet engine tells of what pushing technology to its limits can achieve and of the human emotions and tragedies that can leave ambition in its wake." continua a leggere
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    • JOHNSON PUBLISHING, 1991
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Ex-library with usual markings. FFEP has piece missing due to removal of card pocket, and discard stamp. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in new Mylar jacket protector. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.2 X 1.5 inches; 369 pages; "One of the original members of the Wild Bunch, Kid Curry (Harvey Logan), became known by the company he kept, men like Butch Cassidy, Harry Longabaugh (Sundance Kid), Elzy Lay, Ben Kilpatrick, Flat Nose George Currie, and other members of the Hole in the Wall Gang. But Kid Curry's own story is rich and long on irony, the tale of a cowboy outlaw guided by a... continua a leggere
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    • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1993
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar.; 9.3 X 6.4 X 2.0 inches; 718 pages; "During the last twenty years, dramatic improvements in methods of observing astrophysical phenomena from the ground and in space have added to our knowledge of what the universe is like now and what it was like in the past, going back to the hot big bang. In this overview of today's physical cosmology, P.J.E. Peebles shows how observation has combined with theoretical elements to establish the subject as a mature science, while he also discusses the most notable recent attempts to understand the origin and struc... continua a leggere
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    • DOUGLAS & MCINTYRE, 1999
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed by Author; DJ and boards show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Inscribed by Rick Hansen on FFEP. ; B&W Photographs; 9.2 X 6.3 X 1.0 inches; 223 pages; "The true story of Rick Hansen's journey around the world in a wheelchair powered by nothing but the strength in his arms and the determination in his heart. He was an athlete facing a challenge and hoping that along the way he could raise awareness of the potential of people with disabilities, and raise money to fund spinal cord research, rehabilitation and awareness. If someone had told him that... continua a leggere
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    • COLLINS, 1965
    • Libreria: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: DJ shows some shelf wear with small tears, light chippng. Discoloration from moisture staining is present on the DJ, does not affect boards or pages. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 8.8 X 5.8 X 1.7 inches; 349 pages; "Oleg Vladimirovich Penkovsky ; 23 April 1919 – 16 May 1963, codenamed HERO, was a Soviet military intelligence (GRU) colonel during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Penkovsky was responsible for informing the United Kingdom about the Soviet emplacement of missiles in Cuba, thus providing both the UK and the United States with the precise ... continua a leggere
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