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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1915
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Circle of Death - dangerous fall into the great drum of the winding-engine at a Pennsylvania coal mine; In Search of Adventure part II - the story of a chequered cruise aboard a six-ton yacht; "Kermis" Time in Belgium - an annual week-long celebration during which young and old alike compete in curious races and competitions - article with many interesting photos; Trapped in a Furnace - terrible experience for Ira MacDonell at a Lewis Run, Pennsylvania brick plant; The "Apache Kid's" Last Fight - F.S. McDonald... continua a leggere
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    • THE INTERNATIONAL NEW COMPANY, 1915
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: A Dead Man's Diary - Dmitri Garkin's body - and his diary - were discovered in the summer of 1913 on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean; Three Thousand Miles On A Raft - an adventurous voyage down the Amazon from Central Ecuador to Northern Brazil; A Railway Race With Robbers - A Sheriff pursues three desperate bank robbers in New York State; The Mutiny of the "Ziba" - part II - Captain John Hart relates how he was eventually able to escape and see justice brought to the murderers; The Land of the North Wind - ... continua a leggere
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    • D. VAN NOSTRAND COMPANY INC., 1966
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. vi, 152. Index of Names. Reprint of the Second Edition which was first printed in 1965. Includes statistical comparisons and tables updated from the 1960 first edition. "Over the years in which I have been writing the weekly 'Business Tides' column for Newsweek, I have received frequent inquiries from readers asking where they could obtain a brief and simple exposition of the causes and cure of inflation. Others have asked for advice concerning what course they could follow personally to prevent further erosion in the purchasing power of their savings. This book is designed to answer th... continua a leggere
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    • ELIZABETH PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1938
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. [4], 5-96. 19 x 13cm. "A book of more than two dozen exemplifications wherein electricity clearly illustrates Christianity". - Subtitle. Author was a rectifier field specialist for General Electric. "A most illuminating book. Mr. Strickland's knowledge of electricity and his own personal faith in the Christian religion, along with his ability to express himself in the language of the layman have fitted him for the writing of this unique book". - dust jacket. Unmarked with above-average but not excessive wear to publisher's blue cloth. Binding intact. Considerable tanning to contents. Ab... continua a leggere
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    • COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE, 1900
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: This very special issue contains two items of major significance. Jack London's prize-winning "What Communities Lose by the Competitive System" appears here for the first time on pages 58-64. This is immediately followed by Part I of "The First Men in the Moon" by H.G. Wells on pages 65-80. pp. [16] ads, 104, [8] plates, [36] ads, [6] cartoons, [10] ads. The dozens and dozens of illustrated ads, some of which are in color, are nothing short of spectacular, our favorite being the four-page two-color glossy illustrated ad for The "Mobile" Company of America, an early and short-lived automaker... continua a leggere
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    • AMERICAN BUILDER PUBLISHING CORPORATION, 1929
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 164 pages. Features: Editorial discusses the likely impact of the October 29 stock market crash on the building business; Optimistic Outlook for Sound Construction Projects - interview with Nicholas Roberts of S.W. Straus & Co.; President Hoover Enlists Builders to Stimulate Business - article with group photo; "Modernesque" - unique home built by McWilliams and Meloney outside Philadelphia; Mortgages Yielding Higher; How to Build the Colonial Entrance Pictured on Front cover; Waste not high wages makes building costly; The Story of the Development of Gladstone Manor, located in Lansdowne B... continua a leggere
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    • AMERICAN BUILDER PUBLISHING CORPORATION, 1930
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 212 pages. Features: Straight Line Architecture - the modern trend in office buildings; Organizing a Modernizing Campaign for Your Town; Ornamental Flashings - New York Architect Henry J. McGill starts a new trend in design; Firesafe and Rigid Construction - light steel joists and masonry bearing walls used by the Warren E. Richards Company of Cincinnati; Standard Loading Table for Open Web Steel Joists; San Antonio's Parkmoor Place successfully developed by Guaranty Building Corporation, L.E. Fite, President; Your Clients Want Kitchen Ventilators!; Chicago Three-Family Co-op Apartment Desi... continua a leggere
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    • D.I.E., 2014
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: "The first book to explore the life and work of exuberant and compelling British Columbia artist Godfrey Stephens, whose work reflects nautical, modern and classical influences, along with the formative influence of his boyhood relationship with Kwakwaka'wakw Master Carver Chief Mungo Martin. From towering sculptures likened to abstract totem poles, to psychedelic whirling paintings and sailing vessels crafted without blueprints or tape measures, the breadth and scope of Godfrey's artistic output is staggering. Includes excerpts of the author's lifelong correspondence with her artist uncle.... continua a leggere
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    • OFFICIAL DETECTIVE STORIES, INC., 1936
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: If vintage true crime is your thing, you just hit the jackpot! 48 pages of fascinating cover-to-cover articles on sensational crimes of the day and related topics, all generously illustrated with quality black and white reproductions of photos. Features: Rehabilitation As I See It - by Richard E. Davis, Warden, Utah State Penitentiary; Inside Story of the Murder of Curtis W. Dobbins, brilliant young engineer of the RCA Victor Corporation, in the exclusive Camden suburb of Haddonfield; The Skull That Came Back To Life - the bones of Lillian White, murdered on Cheesecock Mountain near Haverst... continua a leggere
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    • WEST COAST PUBLISHERS, 1951
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: A wonderfully rare and quirky issue of this presumably short-lived publication which billed itself as "The Nanaimo Fortnight Newsmagazine". 22 pages. Features: Front cover illustration of the Woodward's store in Port Alberni, "The most modern and complete store on Vancouver Island"; Two-page ad for Standard Agencies Ltd. which sold Kaiser cars at the corner of Crace and Haliburton Streets; Article on the first ever woman to serve as a Nanaimo Alderman, Elsie Hall; Business card-sized ad for Herbalist Isobel Bradwell, located at 204 Commercial St.; Three pages of info on movies of the day an... continua a leggere
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    • SEE PUBLISHING CO., INC., 1953
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 50 pages. Features: Super color cover photo of Rita Hayworth; Two large black and white photos of Miss Universe, Armi Kuusela of Finland; You Can Be Healthier, Be Happier - follow this expert's rules for living in nature's four great worlds - photo-illustrated article including half-page black and white photo of a dozen or so boys skinny dipping at the "Ole swimming hole"; Abducted Women - Emotional photo-illustrated article on the over 500,000 women forcibly detained during the partition of India in 1947, some of whom are now being repatriated; The Duel - brief photo-illustrated article on... continua a leggere
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    • ARCHON BOOKS, 1987
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. xxiv, 289. "The most complete coverage possible of Kurt Vonnegut's literary career. Brings together all the published material both by and about Vonnegut from 1950 through 1985 in a manner which will answer the needs of scholars, critics, students, and book collectors." - Preface. Printed upon alkaline paper. Brilliant gilt lettering upon publisher's navy cloth. No dust jacket, apparently as issued. Former library copy with usual markings and only moderate wear. Binding tight. A sound copy of this indispensable Vonnegut reference. continua a leggere
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    • COMBINED REGISTRY CO., 1960
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: "Organized through 25 years of research, in collaboration with more than 500 distinguished men of great wealth, who proved by their own achievements that this philosophy is practical." - title page. 387 pages. Index. 7.5 x 5.5 inches. Maroon boards decorated and lettered in gilt. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket not included. Please note: Partial twist to spine and moderate bend to front board, otherwise a sound vintage copy of this, one of the most popular guides to personal development ever published. continua a leggere
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    • HOLT, RINEHART & WINSTON OF CANADA, 1972
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 219 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with color and black and white photography. "Billy Baldwin is the dean of American decorators and one of the world's most versatile designers. Here, he tells you how to decorate your house to suit you, your family, and your way of living. He takes you from the first analysis of a room's architecture through the floor plans on to the final stage of displaying the objects you love. The most authoritative book ever written on interior decoration, with 108 pages of illustrations, 72 in full color." - dust jacket. Chapters include: Taste and Logic in Deco... continua a leggere
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    • TP INC., 2010
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Recounts the pioneer period in the history of Tobermory and St. Edmunds Township. Includes an excellent and substantially revised family history section - a precious genealogical reference indeed! Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos, many of which have been rescanned at higher resolution than in the first edition. pp.viii, 252. Reference List. Footnotes. One-page maps of active farmers in 1873, 1878, and 1882. List of land sales in St. Edmunds Township July, 1870 - Sept., 1883. Clean and bright with light wear. Although thi... continua a leggere
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    • SIMON & SCHUSTER, 1993
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed and inscribed by investment legend Peter Lynch to former Century Bank Co-CEO Jonathan Sloane upon title page. "The best-selling author of One Up on Wall Street shows you how to pick winning stocks and develop a strategy for mutual funds." - title page. "During the thirteen years Lynch managed the Fidelity Magellan Fund it was the top-ranked general equity mutual fund. Time called Lynch the nation's '#1 money manager.'" - dust jacket. 318 pages. Index. Light wear to book. Child's scribbling to upper left quadrant of front free endpaper and a bit on page 39. Moderate wear to dust jacke... continua a leggere
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    • THE NATION, 1938
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 229-256. Features: Editorial discusses Hitler's recent Austrian coup; Update on the Japanese threat to Chengchow; Joe Kennedy and Senator Copeland vs. the C.I.O.; Austria - The Last Chapter - Its long-drawn-out struggle against German domination has ended in capitulation without honor, by Ludwig Lore; Farm Aid - Fourth Stage, by Mordecai Ezeliel; The Road to Peace - by Louis Fischer discusses the wars in China, Spain and Ethiopia; Adrien Arcand, Fascist - fascinating, wide-ranging interview with David Martin; North Dakota Senator Gerald P. Nye; Columnists on Parade; Book Reviews; Letter... continua a leggere
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    • VANCOUVER ART GALLERY, 1954
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. 80. "Although paintings by members of the Group of Seven have been included in all major exhibitions of Canadian painting, there has been only one important exhibition devoted exclusively to their work since 1933, when the Group of Seven was merged into the larger Canadian Group of Painters: this was held at the National Gallery of Canada in 1936. The present exhibition, then, may be regarded as the second such survey. It differs from the first by the addition of works by Franz Johnston, who was a member of the Group for a short time, and Tom Thomson, who was never a member, but who has... continua a leggere
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    • VANTAGE PRESS, INCORPORATED, 2001
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp.x, 235. "As a research scientist and product design engineer [the author] has been directly involved with programs and projects for the design and development of portable cell phones, radio frequency mobile radios, microwave telecommunications systems, video display systems, and biological effects research." - vi. "Provides a broad view of the scientific landscape that clearly advises us that there is danger here. Provides a historical accounting of the research that is available, has been available for forty years or more, and has been neglected or buried by an industry that will place ... continua a leggere
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    • THOMAS YOSELOFF, 1960
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: pp. [8], 9-231. Index. Footnotes. Reprint of the softcover 1956 first edition. "A dynamic and scholarly study of one of the greatest statesmen of our times whose honorable place in Jewish history has never before been fully determined and allocated. Not only his personal letters and speeches but press and political literature of half a century attest the devotion and sympathy of this great man to the Jewish cause." - dust jacket. Book clean, tight and unmarked with moderate wear. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. 21.5 x 14... continua a leggere
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