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    • INSTITUTE OF EAST ASIAN STUDIES, 1988
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xvi, 381 pages. Map. Footnotes. "A very illuminating account of the suffering of one southern Vietnamese among perhaps hundreds of thousands who were confined to 'reeducation' camps by the country's communist authorities after the fall of Saigon in 1975. Unlike other reporters about reeducation camps, Tran Tri Vu's skill and sensitivity make him an extraordinary observer, enabling the reader to sense each numbing day with tangible intensity." - Foreword. Moderate foxing to edges. Date stamped atop half-title page otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A sound copy of this imp... continua a leggere
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    • PIAPOT HISTORY GROUP, 1979
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    • Note Bibliografiche: vi, 784 pages. Index of family names. Generously illustrated with reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. Map endpapers indicate local landowners circa 1922. Covers the history of the following Saskatchewan districts: Piapot, Beaver Dam, Black Hills and Kealey Springs, Cambrai, Cardell, Carnagh, Caswell, Crane Lake, Edgell, Last Chance, Lynn Grove, Manville, Mitchener, Moorhead, North Ridge, Petain, Prairie Star, Sidewood, Skibbereen, Skull Creek, Star Butte, Stillwater, Stony Knoll, and Wapashoe. Blank bookplate upon verso of front free endpaper otherwise clean and unma... continua a leggere
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    • THE EDUCATIONAL BOOK COMPANY, LIMITED, 1938
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 102 pages. Stories include: Berry Tales; Forest Giants; A Boy, A Dog, and a Porcupine; The Kelp Brings Victory; Making Flower Friends; and many more. Printed upon glossy stock. Many black and white photos. Small name atop front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to publisher's green illustrated cloth. A worthy vintage copy of this charming juvenile science reader. continua a leggere
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    • THE EDUCATIONAL BOOK COMPANY, LIMITED, 1938
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 102 pages. Stories include: A Worker in the Night; As Tight as a Clam; Making Flower Friends; Elsie Finds a Crayfish; and many more. Printed upon glossy stock. Many black and white photos. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to publisher's green illustrated cloth. A worthy vintage copy of this charming juvenile science reader. continua a leggere
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    • THE EDUCATIONAL BOOK COMPANY, LIMITED, 1938
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 102 pages. Stories include: The Story of a Butterfly; Seed Travellers; Starfish Adventures; Making Flower Friends; and many more. Printed upon glossy stock. Many black and white photos. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to publisher's green illustrated cloth. A worthy vintage copy of this charming juvenile science reader. continua a leggere
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    • DIAL PRESS INC., 1932
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    • Note Bibliografiche: viii,[2],326 pages. The conclusions presented here by the American author are "based upon impressions gathered at first hand during two fairly extended visits to the country, but they are primarily the results of twelve years during which my interest in the literature, journalism, social politics and historical fortunes of Germany has never flagged." - Foreword. Average wear. Binding tight. Former library copy with usual markings. A sound reference copy of this fascinating and important snapshot of Germany published in the very year the Nazis became the largest party in the Reichstag. continua a leggere
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    • PYRAMID BOOKS, 1962
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 192 pages. Index. "A fascinating and comprehensive portrait of America's Far Right - of its leaders, its backers, of its methods and motives, of its present organization. The Far Right is a group that already wields tremendous power - that might possibly gain far greater power should we be faced with a serious national emergency - another Korea, a Cuba, a grave economic depression." - page 1. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. Singerman 1750. continua a leggere
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    • THE MACMILLAN COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED, 1959
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 434 pages. General Index. Index of Biblical and Rabbinical Passages. Reprint of the 1925 first English edition. Text in English. "Klausner [1874-1958] was a committed Zionist who had a high and well-earned reputation as a writer, historian and thought leader. This is the first time such a work has been attempted in Hebrew with neither satiric nor apologetic bias." - Translator's Preface. A heavily-worn former library copy with usual markings. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this fascinating study. continua a leggere
    • QUEEN'S PRINTER / GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CANADA, 1967
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: x, 264 pages. Index. Black and white photos. Footnotes. Printed upon glossy stock. "In these glimpses of the chaplaincy at work since 1815 in the Royal Navy, and latterly in the Royal Canadian Navy, we have confirmed for us the quiet, gallant and Christian part played by our padres amongst those that 'go down to the sea in ships and do business in great waters'". - Foreword. Moderate wear to book and dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Prior owner's name and date inside front board otherwise clean and unmarked.. Binding sound. A quality copy. Cooke [v3] p.66. continua a leggere
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    • FUTURE PUBLISHING LIMITED, 2016
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 114 pages. Features: Great cover photo of Brigitte Bardot; Ralph Gibson; Pulitzer Prize Winners; Terry O'Neill; Chloe Sells; Steve Schapiro; Jean Baptiste Mondion - behind the shoot for the cover of Prince's classic album Lovesexy; David Chancellor; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. continua a leggere
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    • BOOKMARK, 1967
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. Also signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. xvi, 662 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Except for the last few chapters, this entire work was written from day to day during the three years of the author's internment in Santo Tomas and is therefore to be considered as a prison document. The writing of any such record as this was forbidden by the Japanese under strong menace. In the end they destroyed their own records and those of the successive internee executive committees, but the author's vo... continua a leggere
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    • OLIVER AND BOYD, 1951
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Please note: This copy in very, very poor condition. 144 pages. Black and white illustrations in text. Several full-page colour illustrations. Black illustrated boards. Second printing of the 1950 first edition. Intended for readers around age 7. Usual school markings. Binding wide open at title page. Pages 19-20 missing. Very heavy wear. Numerous binding defects. Offered as is. continua a leggere
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    • THE MACMILLAN COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED, 1930
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xx,853,viii,899 pages. Index in each volume. First printing. Reflections and recollections of Paul Warburg [1868 - 1932], considered by many to have been the main driver behind the establishment of the Federal Reserve System in 1913. Warburg was reluctant to publish this work until, in the autumn of 1928, "I became convinced that the Federal Reserve System had entered upon a gravely critical period in its career, and that for the discussion about to ensue it was highly important that certain vital facts in the origin and growth of the System be adequately understood." - viii [v1]. Gilt lett... continua a leggere
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    • THE PRESS OF THE NOVA SCOTIA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, 1984
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xv, [1], 259 pages. Photography throughout, primarily in black and white. "This is a book about photography. This is also a book of photographs, a book that speaks within and alongside and through photographs. Here is one way in which this book brushes photography against the grain: normally separated tasks - of writer and photographer, of 'critic' and 'visual artist' - are here allowed to coexist, perhaps uneasily, between the covers of a single volume." - Introduction. Publication of this work coincided with an exhibition of the same name at the Ohio State Gallery of Fine Art, November 16... continua a leggere
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    • BRIGHTON HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE, 2006
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: v, [1], 289 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. An informative and well-presented local history of the Municipality of Brighton, located on the shore of Lake Ontario just west of Belleville. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. continua a leggere
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    • THE CANADA PUBLISHING COMPANY LIMITED, 1948
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Signed, without inscription, by Lawson upon title page. xi,[1],335 pages. Index. Colour map of New Brunswick. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. "Many New Brunswick teachers appear to find difficulty in obtaining material for their Social Studies projects. In this book will be found a wealth of material dealing with certain portions of the course in that subject. Here are stories of the early days in this province, descriptions of pioneer life, information about important figures in our history from the first settlements to the present time, and facts in connection w... continua a leggere
    • CENTER FOR IMPROVEMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION, CORNELL UNIVERSITY, 1973
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    • Note Bibliografiche: ix, [1], 523 pages. Two-sided colour frontispiece. Black and white illustrations in text. Kurelek [1927-1977] remains one of Canada's most revered artists. Here, in the true first edition of his life story, he describes his depression and the central role religion played in his cure. 17.5" x 11.5" Two-sided colour poster laid-in features the grisly paintings I Spit on Life and The Maze (1972 version). Gift greetings inside front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this special work which is a must for any Kurelek devotee. continua a leggere
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    • ROSALIND AND DISTRICT HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE, 1982
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: viii, 591 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Maps. Index of family names. Listing of names at rest in the Melville Cemetery. "We hope this book will be both interesting and valuable to those who carry on in this community. We hope that through the glimpse into the past which this book provides, we may be made appreciative of the rich legacyy left to us by those who toiled long and hard and suffered much. We are also proud to have been able to include a tribute to those who served in the armed services." - Preface. Bound in illustrated red clo... continua a leggere
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    • CAMBRIDGE - AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1961
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: [6], 208 pages. Includes: Introduction; Analysis of Contents; English Translation; Notes to the English Translation; English Index; Arabic Text; Arabic Index; Variants and Readings in the Hebrew Version. Errata slip tipped in at Table of Contents. Tight and square. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to publisher's air force blue cloth. Dust jacket not included. A quality copy. continua a leggere
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    • FREDERICK FELL INC., 1960
    • Libreria: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Note Bibliografiche: xviii, 222 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "When the Germans invaded Hungary in 1944, they immediately shipped virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. Separated from his family, Dr. Miklos Nyiszli [1901-1956] was chosen to direct the medical pathology work carried on among the prisoners by the Nazis for the purpose of 'scientific research' in that most infamous of all concentration camps. Through the doctor's eyes, we relive not only the day-to-day horrors of life in the KZ but also witness the slow disintegration of an empire built to last a thousand years. What Dr... continua a leggere
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