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    • Note Bibliografiche: [v], vi-vii, [1], 267, [5] ads, pp. Adorable tissue-protected colour frontispiece plus twelve one-page black and white plates.. Gorgeous gilt decoration and lettering upon publisher's pistachio cloth-covered front board. Undated reprint of the 1911 first edition. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper dated 1923 suggest the printing date. No other markings. No dust jacket. Narrow opening in binding at p.145. Above-average wear. 7.75" x 6". A worthy copy of this precious Peter Pan classic. continua a leggere
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    • DODD, MEAD & COMPANY, INC., 1905
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    • Note Bibliografiche: [2], 3-206 pages. All six color plates present. Attractive color illustration upon front board. Numerous delightful black and white illustrations in text. Gilt lettering upon front board and backstrip. Front endpaper features color illustration of children flying on owl. Lacking back free endpaper. Tape repairs to front hinge. Corresponding 2" x 2" pieces missing from lower portion of front free endpaper and first blank leaf at spine. Binding open at page 62. Small bookseller's label inside back board. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to publisher's burgundy cloth. A worthy copy of... continua a leggere
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    • LEE FURMAN INC., 1936
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    • Note Bibliografiche: vii, [3], 477 pages. Index. "Examines women as a social problem, as the puppet of a sex urge infinitely more powerful than that of man, as a virgin, as a wife, as an adultress, as a widow, as a spinster, as a mother, as a prostitute, as a lesbian, as a worker in industry, and as a professional figure. His conclusions are the more convincing because of the thorough study of feminine glandular make-up and the social history of woman which precedes his discussion of modern woman's place in society." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Includes new replica dust ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: xxiv, 179 pages. Index, bibliography, references, glossary. Almost one hundred black and white reproductions of photos and documents. Two fold-out maps. "This study was exciting and personally rewarding to me. I treasure the many Dutch and Canadian friends who so patiently worked with me to reconstruct the events of half a century ago. I still think it highly important that the record of Canadian actions in helping to throw off the Nazi yoke in the Netherlands be accurately and fully told to Canadian and Dutch peoples before we have all passed on. But this publication is really devoted to t... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 32 pages. Many colour and black and white photos. Features: Cover photo of QEII and Prince Philip; University of Toronto President Claude Bissell - Zealous Prophet of a Tidal Wave of Higher Learning; One-page colour-photo ad for the 1967 Plymouth Valiant; Lucille Ball - feature article with photos; Denis Love of Toronto owns the Ring Andersen, a charter yacht in the West Indies - article with colour photos; The Queen is Doing Us a Favour - Charles Lynch argues that she and her husband suffer invasions of their privacy which many [including the Queen's grandson Harry] would not endure; Shoul... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 28 pages. Many colour and black and white photos. Features: The Ten Orphaned Macdonald Children of Cape Breton - raised by the two oldest after parents die in highway accident; Charlie Wilson - Master Criminal/Great Train Robber (part 2); Help Your Child Be Creative; Colour photo of Cassy Craig in GM car ad; NHL All-Star Team - as selected by 107 young hockey players from across Canada - article with photo of Tim Horton and four youngsters (Blake Donovan, Rory Carroll, Jimmy Abernethy, and John Burgess); Mustard Sauce Recipes; Doug Wright's Family; and more. Unmarked with somewhat above-ave... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 32 pages. Many colour and black and white photos. Features: Cover photo of bush pilot Berna Studer; Rev. Ernest Harrison of the Anglican church wrote "A Church Without God" and became a priest without a pulpit; Nice one-page colour-photo Rexall ad features Millerd Kelly of the Detroit Lions encouraging three of his players to take their vitamins; Photo-illustrated article on the Cleaning Staff of the Prime Minister's Office [PMO] - Mrs. Anne-Marie Graveline, Jeanette Richard, Lucille Garneau, and Berthe Miller; Berna Studer Flies the Frigid Barrens - she is the only girl bush pilot north of... continua a leggere
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    • TORONTO STAR, 1967
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 36 pages. Many colour and black and white photos. Features: The RCMP's four crime detection labs and Identification Branch - they make inanimate objects tell stories; Hon. James C. McRuer, former chief justice of the Ontario Supreme Court spent forty years studying the trial of Jesus Christ; Colour spring nature photos; William Coutts of the Coutts Hallmark greeting card company; Colour photos of cowboy-style women's fashions; LSD and a Diet - The Reshaping of [former weightlifter and wrestler] Big Doug Hepburn; The Real Georgy Girl - Lynn Redgrave; Doug Wright's Family; Nice colour-photo a... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: vi, 818 pages. Index. Photo endpapers. Eleven pages of maps indicating land parcels and their owners. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. A thematic history of Whitelaw, Alberta and district is followed by a wealth of family histories. Prior owner's name gilt-stamped upon front board. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear to publisher's forest green faux leather adorned in gilt. A lovely copy of this informative local history and invaluable genealogical reference. Wetherell 6-68. continua a leggere
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    • CKY, 1963
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    • Note Bibliografiche: [12] pages. 11 x 8.5 inches. Vintage Winnipeg country music concert program. Includes full-page black and white promotional photos of Roy Orbison, Skeeter Davis, Bob Luman, Hank Snow, Wilf Carter, Jimmy Newman, Carl and Pearl Butler, Claude King, Marty Robbins, and Wanda Jackson. Back cover features full-page star-studded black and white photo, dated 1963, in the Winnipeg radio office of CKY includes Marlin Payne (show Producer), Bill Phillips, Ferlin Husky, (Gentleman) Jim Reeves, Johnny Wright, Kitty Wells, and Bill Grogan (CKY Promotion Director). Presumably published by radio station CK... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 10 pages. Includes sheet music for Cello Obbligato, Violin Obbligato, and Piano, plus lyrics. First two leaves detached but present. Faint store stamp upon nicely illustrated front cover, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: viii, 867 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival family photos. Second printing of the 1974 first edition. "Devoted primarily to biographies arranged in alphabetical order according to district, concentrating on settlers who arrived prior to WWI. Includes the following districts: Ashvale, Beauvais, Beaver Mines, Burmis, Chipman Creek, Cowley, Crook, Cyr, Drywood, Fir Grove, Fishburn, Gadshill, Gladstone Valley, Halifax, Heath Creek, Hillsboro, Lee School District, Lundbreck, Marr, Maycroft, Mountain Hill, North Fork, Olin Creek, Robert Kerr, Spread Eagl... continua a leggere
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    • TIME AIR, 1968
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 84 pages. Features: Great Bobby Kennedy cover art by Roy Lichtenstein; Ben Ginter acquired pulp mill; Bobby Kennedy on the campaign trail; Mine rescue at Saxsewell No.8 mine in West Virginia; Spreading Revolt in France - major article with photos of protesters and their mayhem; Student protesters in Germany - article with photo; Vietnam war news; Nostalgic colour centrefold ad for 3M overhad projector; Saturday Evening Post struggles to survive; African Americans on TV; The Emergence of S.D.S. (Students for a Democratic Society); Hypnosis and the Truth; The fall of race horse Dancer's Image... continua a leggere
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    • TIME AIR, 1968
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 84 pages. Features: The passing of RFK - major article with colour photos; World News; Photo of protest outside Porton Down Center; Viet Nam peace talks in Paris; Randolph Churchill; Divorce of Peter Sellers and Britt Eklund; Pitcher Don Drysdale; Medical article on RFK's wounds and his treatment; Abstract artist Jules Olitski; Don Zagier graduates from M.I.T. at age 16; TV coverage of the RFK assassination; Developer Judge Roy Hofheinz; Liquid Crystal research; Crowded Airports - will only get worse with the jumbos; The Robots are Coming; Obituary of James H. Rand, Jr.; and more. Unmarked ... continua a leggere
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    • GRAFFITI, 1984
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Colour glossy Canadian music publication intended to reflect the pop culture of the day. 98 pages. Features: Graffitibitz; Metalwerx; UB40 - Babylon in Birmingham; Rock Video - or what's left of it after the censors do their slicing; Adventure - Tragedy on Himalayan peak; Fashion - extravagent and revealing; Made in the U.S.A. - the sights, sounds - and insane magnificence of American creations such as Donald Duck, Marilyn Monroe, Richard Nixon and cheeseburgers; Prince Holds Court; GE Videoclips; Films; and very much more. A truly fascinating and informative read for anyone interested in m... continua a leggere
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    • GRAFFITI, 1984
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Premiere issue of this attractive colour glossy Canadian music publication intended to be "the mirror image of people and times defined by the pop culture. There's music, yes. Lots of it. But there are ideas, too. Images. Fantasies. And hard, blinding realities. Graffiti. Writing on the wall." - Editorial. 98 pages. Features: Boy George cover photo; Graffitibitz; Frankie Goes to Hollywood; Helix; Talking Heads; Culture Club; MuchMusic - Is Canada Ready?; Video Column; Platinum Blonde; Fashion - The Italian Look; Fiction; The Peace Balloon; Toronto Film Festival; David Bowie Serious Moonligh... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. 84 pages. 21 x 14.5cm. Black and white illustrations in text. A compilation of the author's verses relating to Vancouver, B.C. which are presented in four sections: The Sailor, The Indian, Denizens of the Sanctuary in Stanley Park, and Features of Charm and Scenes That Charm. Brief annotation about the author on page 33 otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket now protected in mylar. A worthy vintage signed copy of this charming and nostallgic Vancouver memento. Hale 1460. continua a leggere
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    • THE ALDEN PRESS, 1965
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 160 pages. Index. Second printing of the 1965 first edition. "Life led him on a varied and fascinating road - to Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine and France in the First World War, to Russia in the second; to Africa often; into Parliament for 15 years, five of them as P.P.S. to one of the War Cabinet; and always, wherever he went, to a warm place in the hearts of those with whom he worked." - dust jacket. "The laconic title of this volume admirably sums up its nature. Here is no formal autobiography, but the lively reminiscences of one who... continua a leggere
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    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed, without inscription, by author atop front free endpaper. 86 pages. Five black and white reproductions of photos. "A greenhorn Englishman's experiences in Canada are the subject of this interesting collection of episodes and anecdotes. Birkett began as a teacher in various boys' schools in London, then emigrated to Western Canada where his first job was as a teacher in a one-room prairie schoolhouse. These and later events are recalled with wry humor and a gift for observation. Most of Canada in the early decades of the twentieth century was still a remote frontier country, and this ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 161 pages. Several black and white diagrams. "Undertakes to bring together two human paths which lead to God: the individual path of the East and the collective path of the West. Shows how to fill our overorganized, mechanized, materialistic western world with new life-giving oriental spirit. Explains how to modify the exaggerated craving for worldly goals and how to help bring about the victory of mind over matter. Worthy of consideration by everyone seriously interested in religion as a force in daily life." - dust jacket. Prior owner's stamp to top and bottom edges, otherwise book clean ... continua a leggere


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