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    • SWAN RIVER VALLEY HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE, 1978
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: vi, 508 pages. Map endpapers. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Local history of this Manitoba community located between Lake Winnipegosis and the Saskatchewan border. An invaluable genealogical reference. Unmarked with moderate wear to navy blue boards. Binding tight. A sound copy. Hackett [2e] 388. continua a leggere
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    • METHUEN & CO. LTD., 1941
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: vii, 72 pages. Nine black and white plates. "A yacht of the Auxiliary Patrol Service with a veteran RNVR crew is mined, leaving only two survivors, in Jun 1940. She caught the public imagination following a 'Times' leader." - Law. Binding intact. Unmarked with average wear and soiling to publisher's orange cloth. Dust jacket not included. A sound copy. 19 x 13cm. Enser p.381. Law 858. continua a leggere
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    • SIMON AND SCHUSTER, 1939
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: A prescient series of fictional letters, spanning sixteen months between 1932 and 1934, between a Jewish art dealer in San Francisco and his gentile business partner who has returned to Germany in the formative years of the Nazi regime. First published in Story magazine in 1938. The magnum opus of Kathrine Kressmann Taylor [1903-1996], she was assigned the nom de plume Kressman Taylor by her husband and Story's editor Whit Burnett who, per an online reference, felt the concept of murder by mail was too strong to appear under the name of a woman. [61] p. Dust jacket not included. Unmarked wi... continua a leggere
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    • CADBORO BAY UNITED CHURCH W.A., 1970
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 42 one-sided pages. Oblong 22 x 11cm. Undated but may be circa 1970. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. A worthy vintage copy. continua a leggere
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    • HONDA MOTOR CO., 2000
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 130 pages in each language. Includes many diagrams and photos. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Not pretty but a worthy copy of this genuine Honda manual. Note: While the printing date of this manual is the year 2000, we are not sure if the manual is intended for the 2000 or 2001 model year. Please ask if you have any questions. continua a leggere
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    • LES MESSAGERIES DU SAINT-LAURENT LTEE, 1963
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 1056 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Text in English. Intended to become the standard reference book on Canadian cuisine. Heavily worn and soiled through use. Backstrip taped in place. Please see our photo. Cookie recipe taped inside front board. Recipes handwritten upon back endpaper. Not pretty but a rare surviving copy of this beloved vintage Canadian cooking reference. Madame Benoit was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 1973 for her many contributions to Canadian culinary arts. 2.6kg. 27 x 22 x 7.5cm. continua a leggere
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    • THE MILITARY SERVICE PUBLISHING CO., 1951
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xiv, 316 pages. Index. Printed on glossy stock. Abundantly illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. "War is a brutal business, whether it be war against an ememy or war against the criminal who strikes from within. And personal combat, at close quarters, is its most brutal aspect. Today [during the Korean War] we are fighting against an utterly ruthless Communist enemy, one who feels he must win at any cost, even at the cost of human decency. To survive, the soldier who meets such an enemy must know all the dirty tricks of close combat. The same principle applies when the enemy... continua a leggere
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    • NORTHERN BOOK HOUSE, 1958
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 176, [4] ads, pages. Frequent grainy black and white reproductions of photos. Author seeks to inform his Western readers of "remarkable developments going on inside the USSR." - p.174. "In my opinion, we are kept in the dark about wonderful new Soviet technology because if our people knew these things they would see that the USSR is not a threat to us." - p.175. Scattered ink marginalia and underlining throughout. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy of this interesting cold war-era work. continua a leggere
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    • CULINARY ARTS INSTITUTE, 1953
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: viii, 856 pages. Index. Lovely color-illustrated endpapers. Many color and black and white photos. This copy is a 1953 reprint. Clean and unmarked with respectful wear. Binding intact. A nice vintage copy of this classic American cookbook. continua a leggere
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    • LEICESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS / THE SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON, 1999
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xiii, 400 pages. Color plates. Many black and white figures. Bibliography. Index. "The excavations on the site of the city of Nicopolis in northern Bulgaria represent a major research programme carried out to investigate the character of urbanism in Antiquity. The ceramic sequence dates from the early second century AD down to the end of the sixth century and also includes early medieval and post-medieval pottery. The glass report provides a dated sequence of forms, based upon the study of over 7,000 finds ranging from high-quality Roman, late Roman and early Byzantine imports, including a ... continua a leggere
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    • MCCLELLAND AND STEWART, LIMITED, PUBLISHERS, 1939
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 248 pages. "World evengelist E. Stanley Jones [1884-1973] reports his mature reflections after an experience of thirty-two years in India." - dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear to publisher's blue cloth which is nicked at foot of backstrip. Tight and square. 20 x 13cm. Moderate wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. Spadoni & Donnelly 1235. continua a leggere
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    • MCGILL-QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1981
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xiii, 288 pages. Bibliography. Index. Maps. Black and white illustrations. "This blend of military and social history examines the garrison's impact on the city in the troubled years 1832-1854. Reconstructs many aspects of the life of the garrison and fully explores its peacetime role." - i Average wear with usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound reference copy of this interesting history. continua a leggere
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    • SELF-PUBLISHED, 1968
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 110 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Dr. McLeod recounts his important events and impressions from 1900, when he was six, until 1968. "I will endeavor to portray living conditions as they were during the period of the past thirty to fifty years, from boyhood days on the farm, through University days, and horse and buggy days during my medical practise in small country towns and districts. I will conclude by giving my impressions and comparisons bwtween those days and the present time in which we live, which are so very different." - Introduction. Clean and unmarked with very ... continua a leggere
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    • MACLEAN HUNTER / KEY PUBLISHERS, 1960
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 60 pages. Features: Cover art by Gabriel Bastien depicts summer camp kids; Editorial asks when Canadian schools will stop segregating native students; What Canadian Jews would do with Adolf Eichmann; A Censor Defends Lady Chatterley; Our Churches are Damning the Wrong Kinds of Sin; Russia's Middle-Class Revolution; Nicely colour-illustrated ad for Canada Steamship Lines; $10,000 per year - Everybody's Target; Double Jeopardy - the Johnson twins' (Nola and Moira) sunny brush with tragedy - a sister donates a kidney for her twin; Everybody's Art Boom - Early Canadiana; Anybody can be ruined b... continua a leggere
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    • CARRICK & EVANS, INC., 1938
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: [8], 9-318 pages. Two maps. Herbert Matthews [1900-1977] recounts his experiences covering the Ethiopian campaign and the Spanish Civil War on behalf of the New York Times. Narrow opening in binding at title page. Above-average wear and soiling to customers orange cloth which is illustrated and lettered in black. Few markings to front endpaper. Spine leaning. Dust jacket not included. A worthy reading copy. continua a leggere
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    • METHUEN & CO LTD., 1934
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xiv, [2], 370, [2], [2], 3-8 [ads] pages. Chronology, Bibliography, Index. "This [English] translation has been made from Herr Heiden's two books, Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus (1932) and Geburt des dritten Reiches (1934)." - Translator's Note. "It has become possible for every German to see in the Nazi Party the Party specially created for his purpose, and in Hitler the leader specially summoned to realize his own particular theory." - Introduction. Konrad Heiden [1901-1966] was an early German critic of Nazism and biographer of Hitler. Former library copy with relatively few associat... continua a leggere
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    • INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1918
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 85, 16 [ads] pages. Many black and white reproductions of photos. Features: "As I ran for the cliff a shell struck the truck just behind me, blowing it to pieces" - Arthur H. Griswold on the horrors of Gallipoli; Capturing Wild Elephants Alive, by St. Nihal Singh - including *amazing* photos of the Maharajah of Mysore's hunt; Tales of the Service - part VI - my smuggler-catching adventures, by G.W. Hindmarch, a retired customs and excise officer in the Shetland Islands; Behind the Scenes in Russia - part II - Robert Wilton reports on the war in Russia with many excellent photos including a ... continua a leggere
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    • BRITONS PUBLISHING SOCIETY, 1953
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: [8], 9-267 pages. Index. "Shows that (slumps, unemployment, world wars and revolution) are not the accidental by-product of Capitalism working alone, or the result of Communism working alone. They result from a hitherto unsuspected co-operation between those on both sides whose aim is neither Capitalist nor Communist but is rooted in a religious fanaticism of Eastern origin." - dust jacket. Details of prior owner, a Canadian military officer, written upon front free endpaper otherwise book tight, clean , and unmarked with very light wear to maroon boards. Somewhat above-average wear to dust... continua a leggere
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    • FREDERICK J. DRAKE & CO., PUBLISHERS, 1913
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: [6], 7-202, [8] ads pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. "With rules, tables, recipes, etc., useful to manufacturers, blacksmiths, machinists, well-drillers, engineers, liverymen, horse-shoers, farmers, wagon-makers, mechanics, amateurs and all others who have occasion to perform the work for which this book is primarily intended." - subtitle. Reprint of the 1904 first edition. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to publisher's green cloth decorated and lettered in black. Back hinge starting, otherwise binding intact. A worthy vintage copy. 7.5" x 5". continua a leggere
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    • THE MUSSON BOOK COMPANY LIMITED, 1916
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 110 pages. Map endpapers. Six sepia-tone plates. "A diary, written in the kitchens of French farmhouses, in muddy dug-outs, and other unromantic places, and sent home to friends from time to time. In most cases the account was written within twenty-four hours of the events described. Its sole justification is that it is a record of facts, experiences, and emotions, before the facts had become tinged with fiction, the experiences had lost their original sharpness, and the emotions had been erased by the moving finger of time." - Preface. William Boyd [1885-1979] recounts his experiences in h... continua a leggere
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