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    • TELEMEDIA, 1996
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 88 pages. Features: Strathcona former warehouse gets new lease on life in Vancouver; Gerti and Karl Fuss and their renovated Old Farmhouse on Salt Spring Island; Six Ways to Cover Up; Fashion Houses; Backyard Bouquets; Recipes; and more. Somewhat above-average wear. Sticker removal mark at top of front cover. Binding intact. A sound copy. continua a leggere
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    • THE INUIT ART FOUNDATION, 1990
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 120 pages. Features: A Dynamic Art Form; International Perspectives on Inuit Art; Inuit Art in Germany; History at a Glance; A History and Analysis of the Co-operative Arctic Movement in the Eskimo Art Business; The Distribution System for Inuit Art - 1990 - Quebec and NWT; HBC; Government Activity; Crafts Production; Inuit Art in Labrador; Who Sells Inuit Art and How; Survey of Canadian and American Dealers; Inuit Art at Auction; Different Rules for Different Artists; Inuit Art Activity in Public Galleries in Canada; Profiles of Samuel Sarick, Peter Millard, and Norman Epstein; The Big Ele... continua a leggere
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    • JOHN DONALD PUBLISHERS LTD., 1985
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    • Note Bibliografiche: viii, 272 pages. Bibliography. Index. Footnotes. "Pursues the story of the militia issue and its intellectual significance from its introduction into political debate before the Union by Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun. Demonstrates the extent to which the themes of Scottish political debate were absorbed and generalised in the thought of the Enlightenment. Argues that the philosophy of the Enlightenment was not only a reflection of Scottish social experience but also yielded critical and enduring lessons for Scottish political life." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding in... continua a leggere
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    • DEADWOOD PUBLISHING, 1985
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed and inscribed by Jean Hoare atop first page. Author founded the very successful Flying N Restaurant in Alberta, as described in the fascinating two-page Foreword which explains what led up to the publication of this book. 248 pages. Index. Many colour photos. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this Canadian classic. continua a leggere
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    • A.R.P.B., 2006
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 208 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. Maps. Author traveled to such places as Athabasca Landing, Grouard, Peace River Crossing, Dunvegan, Fort St. John, Hudson's Hope, Fort Vermilion, Fort Chipewyan, and Fort McMurray. "Discloses a wealth of detail on people, places, and circumstances in the North, from Aboriginal cultures, treaty administration, and fur trade practices to transportation, experimental farming, and tar sands exploration. An intriguing and informative source on the region and the time." - back cover. Moderate quantity of markings to contents. Average wear... continua a leggere
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    • A.R.P.B., 2008
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 243 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. Maps. Author arrived at Fort Vermilion, Alberta in 1898 and lived there for nearly nine years. This account of her life there describes interactions between the settlers, missionaries, and traders with the resident Metis, Cree, and Beaver peoples. Moderate quantity of markings to contents. Average wear. A sound copy. continua a leggere
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    • VICTOR GOLLANCZ LTD, 1933
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 351, [1] pages. Black and white reproductions of photos, including several of victims of Nazi violence. 7.5" x 5". "This book aims at keeping alive the memory of the criminal acts of the Nazi Government. It is a contribution to the fight against Hitler Fascism. This fight is not directed against Germany; it is a fight on behalf of the real Germany." - Lord Marley. Accuses Goebbels of planning the Reichstag fire and Goering of carrying out the plan. Argues the Nazis needed the fire to motivate Hindenburg into giving Hitler emergency powers to crush his political opponents. Unmarked with aver... continua a leggere
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    • SELF-PUBLISHED, 1984
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: x, 103 pages. Bibliography, maps, diagrams and black and white reproductions of photos. "A comprehensive history of the trail between Grouard [Alberta] and the Peace River 1792-1919" - Wetherell 7-54. "Of the thousands who had occasion to travel this trail, the reminiscences and notes of David Thompson, Father Grouard, Inspector Snyder and Agnes Deans Cameron, among many others, give us an intimate look at the many moods of this forgotten route." - Introduction. Evidence of two stickers removed from upper corner of illustrated front cover. Prior owner names atop first blank leaf. Average we... continua a leggere
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    • THE NEW YORK TIMES & ARNO PRESS, 1945
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 48 pages. Features: Rheingold lager beer ad features color photos of Jean Welch, Jill Darnley, Maggie Long, Helen Riickert, Dorothy Hart and Rita Daigle, the Miss Rheingold 1946 candidates; Illustrated ad for the Fairchild "Flying Boxcar"; We Enter the Atomic Age - the momentous story of the atom whose energy science has now unleashed; Two pages of fantastic photos illustrating the dramatic story of the atom - from radium to the atomic bomb, including the Curies, Einstein, Niels Bohr, Dr. E.O. Lawrence with a cyclotron, and the great factory at Oak Ridge, TN; Ernest Bevin - a new kind of st... continua a leggere
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    • QBARRON'S EDUCATIONAL SERIES, INCORPORATED, 1994
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 31 pages. Direct and star in your own thrilling, action-packed adventure! Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Very nice copy. continua a leggere
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    • DOUGLAS & MCINTYRE (EDUCATIONAL) LTD., 2011
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 334 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Explores the realities of media censorship in the context of the tension between government, free-market media, and those deputized to act on behalf of the public good. The first examination of Canadian wartime news control to use the massive files of the censors to fill in the historical gaps and answer major questions about Canada's war effort." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket progected in Brodart. A quality copy of this fascinating and controversial history. continua a leggere
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    • DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, INC., 1946
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 314 pages. Index. Map. Copyright page provides two dates, 1945 and 1946, and states First Edition. General Wainwright's "story is well known - but his own version of the tragic days on Bataan and Corregidor, the years of captivity and suffering, the final victory and the high honors heaped on him by a grateful people, has a more than eyewitness intensity." - dust jacket. Prior owner's name inside front board. Lengthy ink gift greetings upon front free endpaper suggest both gifter and recipient may have been participants in at least some of the events described herein. Enser p.55. continua a leggere
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    • LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO., 1908
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Please note: this copy is the eleventh edition from 1908. First published in 1890. 13 x 9 cm. [8], 242, [2] ads pages. Many black and white diagrams plus several photos. "Prepared to meet the wants of those students who only require the Geometry necessary for the Art Student's Course. Contains over seven hundred figures arranged in a convenient form, and a very complete and exhaustive collection of exercises, and covers rather more ground than is absolutely necessary for the South Kensington Examination in Geometrical Drawing. The Chapter on Solid Geometry has been made unusually full, as t... continua a leggere
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    • THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS, 2002
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 268 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Bentley spied for the Soviet Union for seven years. She met with dozens of highly placed American agents who worked for the Soviets. But her spymasters suspected her of disloyalty and planned to silence her. She betrayed her friends to the FBI, thus shutting down Soviet espionage in the United States for years." - dust jacket. Dust jacket sunned along spine otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this important book. continua a leggere
    • NAPOLEON HILL ASSOCIATES, 1954
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: [7], 8-309 pages. Index. Black and white photographic portraits of Napoleon Hill and Andrew Carnegie. Third printing of the 1953 first edition. "The only work by Napoleon Hill [1883-1970] which gives the verbatim success talks he had with his sponsor, Andrew Carnegie [1835-1919] who, it has been said, helped more men to raise their own salaries than did any other great industrialist. The success formula presented in the chapters which follow will prove to you that 'Whatever the mind can conceive and BELIEVE the mind can ACHIEVE.'" - title page. Moderate wear to publisher's maroon cloth. Bin... continua a leggere
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    • GILLIES BROTHERS LIMITED, 1974
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Full title: A Hundred Years A-Fellin': Some Passages from the Timber Saga of the Ottawa in the Century in Which the Gillies have Been Cutting in the Valley 1842-1942. xiv, [2], 172 pages. References. Sepia-tone reproductions of archival photos. Many illustrations in text. Fold-out colour map. List of illustrations. Map endpapers of the Ottawa Valley Watershed. Handsomely decorated forest green cloth-covered boards lettered in silver. A slightly modified reprint of the 1943 first edition. Documents one hundred years of history of Gillies Brothers, Limited - lumber manufacturers. Book as new.... continua a leggere
    • NATIONAL FEDERATION OF CHRISTIAN LAYMEN, 1955
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 186 pages. "Published to expose the ramifications of the International Conspiracy which was originated by a small group of wealthy and influential men in 1773 for the purpose of ultimately obtaining undisputed control of the wealth, natural resources, and manpower of the entire world... Explains how the continuity of their Long Range Plan was assured by appointing their successors from their own entourage while still alive." - Foreword. William Guy Carr [1895-1959] was a man's man, an English-born Canadian naval officer who described his adventurous early life in seven preceeding books. Som... continua a leggere
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    • THE RYERSON PRESS, 1959
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: viii, 529 pages. Index. Occasional colour and black and white photos. First published in 1923, this Canadian classic was revised and enlarged in 1953. Heavy wear and soiling to publisher's canary cloth, consistent with the use of a trusted cookbook which has served multiple generations. Front hinge open. Backstrip open along back side. Prior owner's name label upon title page. Few markings to contents. Six pages of hand-written recipes on blank leaves at back. A worthy vintage copy. Wallace p.69, Driver p.621. continua a leggere
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    • THE COPP CLARK CO. LIMITED, 1951
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed and generically inscribed by Lloyd Percival [1913-1974] upon front free endpaper. A rare first edition copy of this, the first comprehensive compilation of authoritative details of playing and coaching the fastest game on ice. The product of nearly six years of research with thousands of players and coaches of all levels. x, 320 pages. Index. Black and white diagrams and photos of NHL stars of the day. Very heavy wear to publisher's pale green cloth. Contents moderately toned with age. Prior owner signatures upon front free endpaper. Narrow opening in binding at title page. Backstrip... continua a leggere
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    • UNITED FARM WOMEN OF ALBERTA [U.F.W.A.], 1946
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 240 pages. Index. Offers a wide assortment of recipes for: Bread; Cookies; Cakes; Icings and Fillings; Puddings & Desserts; Pies; Frozen Desserts; Beverages; Salads & Dressings; Pickles; Canning and Preserves; Cheese & Luncheon Dishes; Soups & Broths; Fish; Meats; Vegetables; Candy; and Sandwiches. Includes several ads in text plus additional illustrated ads at back, including a fascinating one-page declaration by the Province of Alberta entitled 'Progress in Welfare Legislation' which lists seven free health services provided to residents "without increased taxation and without the regimen... continua a leggere
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