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    • NATIONAL FEDERATION OF CHRISTIAN LAYMEN, 1955
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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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    • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1943
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 694 pages. Index. "This is the one book which if read and believed by the outside world might have prevented this war [WWII] . Reading it now - in this new and readable edition - may prevent the next." - Edgar Ansel Mowrer. First printing of "a completely new and accurate translation made to supersede the version prepared at great speed and under pressure in 1939. Particular care has been taken to give an exact English equivalent of Hitler's highly individual, and often awkward, style, including his occasional grammatical errors. We believe this new translation should stand as the complete,... continua a leggere
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    • THE HOTEL MONTHLY PRESS, 1914
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    • Note Bibliografiche: [4], 225, [2], 8 [ads], pages. Index. Many diagrams of place settings, etc. 16.5 x 8.6 cm. A detailed treatment intended to familiarize readers with every aspect of dining room service. Author was an experienced waiter who used this book to train others. Heavy wear to flexible black leather-covered covers which are missing several chips. Title clearly legible in gilt upon front cover. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper. Beige staining to lower fore-edge of first fifteen pages - all text legible. Bit of pencil writing upon recto of back free endpaper. Binding tender but intact. F... continua a leggere
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    • CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS [CNR], 1927
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 62 x 43.5 cm one-sided colour pictorial map reduces to 22.5 x 10 cm when folded inside original blue card cover lettered in black. Illustrates the route of the CNR's Triangle Tour of British Columbia which included "Jasper National Park, Mount Robson Park, the Canadian Rockies, and the scenic seas of the North Pacific coast." Without saying so, the right side of the map switches scales so as not to display Lake Louise, a prime tourist attraction of rival railway Canadian Pacific. Includes eight sepia-tone photos of sights of interest along the way. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A well... continua a leggere
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    • UNION STEAMSHIPS LIMITED, 1925
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8 page promotional brochure. 23 x 20.5 cm when unfolded. Four pages of detailed text and black and white photos present the routes and features of four of the company's coastal tour packages, including pricing. A back page colour illustration presents the company's coastal vessels, including: Chilkoot, Lady Evelyn; Venture; Camosun; Catala; Chelohsin; Cardena; Cheakamus; Lady Alexandra; Capilano; Lady Cynthia; Lady Cecilia; Chilliwack; and Chilco. Colour centrefold map of the British Columbia coast indicates the company's "inland sea-ways of romance" from Vancouver north through Stewart, B.... continua a leggere
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    • WHITMAN PUBLISHING CO., 1949
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 24 pages. 10.5 x 8.3 cm. Aborably illustrated in color on every page. Simple text helps youngsters learn how to tell time. Prior owner's name on first page. Small scribble inside back cover. Moderate wear. Binding tight. A sound vintage copy of this charming item. continua a leggere
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    • NEW PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1949
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    • Note Bibliografiche: [6], 169 pages. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with excellent black and white photos. Photographic endpapers. Stated first edition. A thorough and practical exposition of the breaking out of the range raised colt. Chapters include: The Horsebreaker; The First Lesson; The Sack Hobble; Bad Habits Controlled; His First Shoeing; Basic Fundamentals; The Two Rein; The Mountain Raised Bronc; Ground Work; The Stake Rope. Publisher's faux leather brown cloth decorated in gilt. No dust jacket, presumably as issued. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's details atop copy... continua a leggere
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    • FRIENDS OF EUROPE, 1938
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 21 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Opens with a highly informative five-page Foreword by the Duchess of Atholl, M.P., the first female Scottish Member of Parliament. She provides details of the publishing and distribution history of Mein Kampf to-date, and possible reasons why its content has remained relatively unknown for so long by non-German speakers. In particular, she expresses her disdain for the 'severe expurgation' of the October 1933 English version entitled My Struggle. The following fourteen pages consist of quotes from a 1936 edition of Mein Kampf (which she refers to as the Nazi Bible) in ... continua a leggere
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    • F.H. GRIFFITH, 1972
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 68 unnumbered pages. First published in 1954, this edition provides the name, grading, and an illustration of 297 vintage mechanical banks made prior to 1935. Describes mechanical bank variations and fake mechanical banks. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this very helpful reference. continua a leggere
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    • LITTLE, BROWN & COMPANY/NEW YORK GRAPHIC SOCIETY, 1944
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    • Note Bibliografiche: xi, 357 pages. "The sixty-five speeches, broadcasts and messages which make up this new book cover the momentous events of 1943, as the Allied nations continued their common battle against totalitarianism all over the world. This is the year when the tide turned." - dust jacket. Publisher's red cloth handsomely adorned with black and gilt. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight and square. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound vintage copy. continua a leggere
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    • SELF-PUBLISHED, 1930
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 34 + 65 pages. Illustrated covers. 19 x 14 cm. Author was born in 1883 in Dundas County, Ontario and raised on a farm in Grenville County, Ontario. He grew to become a poet and evangelist with a strong interest in harness racing. Above-average wear and soiling with moisture staining to top edge of all pages. Considerable writing upon first blank leaf. A rough but worthy reading copy of this interesting and uncommon early Ontario life story. continua a leggere
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    • CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAYS [C.P.R.], 1947
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 214 pages. Duo-tang binding. Oblong 22 x 11 cm. Appears to be a 1947 revision of the 1945 first edition. Crammed full of detailed specifications, tables and diagrams. Contents moderately toned with age. Prior owner's details inside teale front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy of this marvelous steam-age Canadian locomotive reference. continua a leggere
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    • WCB BRITISH COLUMBIA, 1992
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 176 pages. Prepared with the industrial worker in mind, thus consists of concise text supplemented with many excellent colour illustrations. Chapters include: Planning and Developing a Grapple Yarder Site; Transporting Equipment to the Yarding Site; Grapple Yarder Operator; Grapple Yarder Hooktender-Spotter and Back Spar Operator; The Utility Man; Grapple Yarding in Winter Conditions; Grapple Yarder and Loader Inspections; Loading in Proximity to Grapple Yarders; Super Snorkel Yarker/Loader; Super Snorkel Landingman; Radios, Verbal Signals, First Aid, Rigging Identification. Clean and unmar... continua a leggere
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    • HEBDEN PRINTING CO. LTD., 1956
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 63 pages. Numerous black and white reprints of photos from the provincial archives. 23 x 15 cm. Chapters include: The Douglas Family; Craigdarroch Castle; The First Mayor; Seymour's Croquet Ground; Bill Lush's Park Hotel; Emily Carr; The Macdonald Bank; Early Day Hotels; A Wedding in 1852. Clean and unmarked with respectful wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. Edwards & Lort 2544, Lowther 1973, Hale & Barman 648. continua a leggere
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    • WILLYS-OVERLAND, INC., 1929
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 40 pages. High quality illustrations. Includes specifications and index. Printed inside front cover is a charming explanation of the ignition and door locks, presumably new to this model, and why they are necessary to prevent theft. Four-page brake adjustment instruction leaflet laid-in. Printed upon glossy stock which has moderately toned. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy in brown card covers. continua a leggere
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    • SAANICH PIONEER SOCIETY, 1959
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 82 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. 22cm. Deals primarily with pioneers of the nineteenth century. Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. Edwards & Lort 3886, Lowther 2082, Hale & Barman 957. continua a leggere
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    • THE CENTER FOR THE PUBLICATION OF THE U.S. ESPIONAGE DEN'S DOCUMENTS, 1980
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 500 pages. The first 204 pages consist entirely of a trove of 73 fascimile reprints of classified American documents, some or all of which we assume were captured by Iranian students when they overran the American embassy in Teheran at the onset of the Iranian hostage crisis. Titles of these documents include: Planning for the Shah to Come to the U.S.; Goals and Objectives in Iran; Iranian Revolution a CIA Plot; Ali Reza Farahmand; Conversation with the Mayor of Abadan; Mehdi Rowghani; Meeting with Radical Movement Leader Moghadam Maragheie; Country Plan Proposal. Balance of t... continua a leggere
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