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    • GEORGE NEWNES LIMITED, 1943
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Pages 119-176 plus 14 pages of vintage ads. Features: Brother Twelve - A man of dominating personality who, after many years' of study of Eastern occultism, founded a mysterious religious cult on an island off the coast of British Columbia - Wealthy converts flocked to join him, then disturbing events began to happen, disaster descended upon the community, and Brother Twelve vanished, leaving his disillusioned dupes to face ruin; Canada's New North; The Jaws of Death; What Happened to Wicks; Black Magic; The Shadow; The Pirate Pasha; On the Shoals; A Matter of Boundaries; When the Telephone... leer más
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    • CARSELAND HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE, 2004
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 374 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos. Illustrated endpapers. Dark green boards illustrated with gilt. "Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this excellent local history and genealogical reference. leer más
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    • PILOT PRESS, 1991
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 40 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Features: The Village of Fort St. James; Ginger (Part 2) - Ginger Coote buys a Fairchild 51 and a Fox Moth, starts a pioneer BC airline and hires Russ Baker; Port McNeill; Grumman Mallard; Tech-Log - Oil and Airplanes; Robinson 22's (R22s); a restored Avro Anson. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. leer más
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    • THE ARTIST PUBLISHING CO., 1958
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: xiv, 24 pages. Features: The Contemplation of the Mediocre; Some Notes on Portrait Painting; Reader's Picture of the Month; Colours; From East to West; Points of Interest for the Amateur; Perspective for the Painter; Let Us Paint in Water Colours; Of Material Interest; The Creative Outlook; Four colour plates by - Carel Weight, D. Wu Ject-Key, Ethelbert White, and David Cox. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • GPI PUBLICATIONS, 1980
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 66 pages. Features: Liona Boyd; Master Luthier James D'Aquisto; Dave Van Ronk; Andy Statman; Mandolin Orchestras; Kenny Kosek - stellar fiddler; Frets Repair Shop; and more. Average wear. Minor moisture exposure to fore-edge. A worthy reference copy. leer más
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    • EKAY MUSIC, INC., 1989
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 72 pages. Includes sheet music for twenty-six songs such as: A Bientot, I Wanna Be Here, Soul Sister, Back Home, Capricious, Blue Shutters, Long Tom; Life It Up; One for Fun, and many more. "Billy Taylor's not-for-note solos and sketches will thrill the piano amateur and professional alike. These intermediate pieces are jazzy, fun, swinging and soulful." - from back cover. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • FAWCETT PUBLICATIONS INC., 1947
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 148 pages. Features: DuBarry Success Course ad features Mrs. Erma Smith of Sioux Falls, SD; I'm a Good Wife - but I Hate Housework!; Why Your Nerves Go to Pieces; Million Dollar Sneeze - fascinating Hollywood article on how insurance companies pay big bucks when stars get sick during filming; It's Fun to Be Feminine; Pneumonia and what to do about it; Geraldine Farrar - The Most Inspiring Woman I Ever Knew; and much more. Unmarked with above-average external wear and loss to fore-edge of back cover. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. leer más
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    • FAWCETT PUBLICATIONS INC., 1947
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 148 pages. Features: Charming color-illustrated ad for Alba Nylons inside front cover with gorgeous young lovely standing in tree; DuBarry Success Course ad features Berry Lou Arehart; Out of the Blue - complete novel by Vera Caspary; Is He In the Right Job?; Young Wife in Washington, D.C. - color-photo-illustrated article on author Mary Augusta Rodgers and her family; The Farmington Valley Republican Club; It Happened in Hollywood - How the Censors Cleaned up 'Forever Amber'; Several pages of attractive fashion photos in color and black and white; How Fast Can You Read?; My Life is Differe... leer más
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    • FAWCETT PUBLICATIONS INC., 1947
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 146 pages. Features: Be Still, My Love - complete novel by June Truesdell; Why Not Jobs For All? - second in the "Plenty For All" Series - what young wives can do to provide the jobs America needs; Is Dieting Dangerous?, by Donald G. Cooley; Katherine (and Claude) Bond - she's a mother of two sons and wife of a minister at Nantucket, MA - article with color photos; How to Buy the Right Shoes; Lovely summer fashion photos; The Home of architect Melville Garton in Pasadena; Lovely back cover color-photo Maybelline ad features Joan Leslie; and much more. Unmarked with above-average but not exc... leer más
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    • FAWCETT PUBLICATIONS INC., 1947
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 152 pages. Features: Listen Hear, You Parents!- a schoolteacher sounds off; Why Not Plenty For All? - No child should go hungry in the U.S.A.; John and Estelle Ferrans - article with nice photos in color and black and white; Hollywood Beats the Drum; Nice fashion photos; On Guard with Inoculation; Story book hair styles - with photos; Margaret Woolverton - Chicago traffic engineer; Frances Buss - CBS TV Director in New York; Dr. Lore Rose David - the only woman micropaleichthyologist; Josi (Josephine) Cucinotto - designer for tots; Woman of the Month - Dr. Karen Horney; Nice colour-photo Ma... leer más
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    • 407 MARITIME PATROL SQUADRON ASSOCIATION, 1996
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 276 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Rolls of Honour. "8th May (1996) marked the 55th anniversary of the formation of 407 "Demon" Squadron RCAF at Thorney Island, Hampshire, England. In WWII the Demons were credited with four U-boat kills and seven U-boats damaged, plus many thousands of tons of enemy shipping sunk and damaged, but at the cost of the lives of 240 members." paraphrased from Foreword. Part One deals with the wartime years, 1941-1945 and is divided into anti-shipping operations and anti-submarine operations. Part Two deals with the peacetime years and includes t... leer más
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    • J.L. NICHOLS & CO., 1926
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 512 pages. Glossary. Index. Black and white illustrations in text. "Many of the wrecks of humanity which fill our public institutions owe their pitiful condition to the terrible exaggerations, the downright falsehoods, and the shameful sex thrills which pervade the so-called literature of the day. If, therefore, this book serves to wipe out some medieval bigotry, to disperse some entangling misunderstandings, and to increase to some extent, at least, the happiness of the human race, its purpose shall have been splendidly fulfilled." - Preface. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. One... leer más
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    • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY, 1974
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 44 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Features: Sam Peckinpah's Television Work; The Wild Bunch and the Problem of Idealist aesthetics, or, How Long Would Peckinpah Last in Plato's Republic?; Perspective on Straw Dogs; Pat garrett and Billy the Kid; Reviews of Harry and Tonto, Airport 1975, The Trial of Billy Jack, and Scenes From a Marriage. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • WRIGHT-ALLEN PRESS, INC., 1973
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 144 pages. Index. Elaborate flowchart stored in back pocket. "The challenge is to design a path for both industrial and underdeveloped nations through the transition from growth to a viable equilibrium. System dynamics could be the unifying framework and vehicle for interdisciplinary communication as it accepts descriptive knowledge from diverse fields and shows how present policies lead to future consequences." - Preface. Prior owner's name stamped atop front free endpaper and on bottom edge, otherwise clean, tight and unmarked with light wear to teale cloth-covered boards. Dust jacket not... leer más
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    • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS, 1991
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 370 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white diagrams. Chapters include: Emigrant Origins; The Emigrants; The Emigration Process; Settling In; Social and Religious Life; The Geography of Settlement; Nathaniel and Joseph Carrothers - Upper Canadian Pioneers; Jan White - Townswoman in Upper Canada; Alexander Robb - Adventures in British Columbia. Clean, tight and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. leer más
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    • CITY OF VANCOUVER, PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1974
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 52 pages. Prepared by the City Planning Department for the Vancouver Heritage Advisory Committee which has recommended to city council that these buildings and areas be designated as heritage sites. Each building/area is presented with address, written details, and black and white reproduction of photo. Buildings include the Court House, RCMP Building, Hudson's Bay Store, Glen Brae - Tait House, and Cenacle Retreat House, to name a few. The two areas are Chinatown and Gastown. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. Bibliographic reference: Hale 3164 leer más
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    • SOUTHEAST ASIAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, 1981
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 140 pages. Selected bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with colour photos. "A collection of 120 pieces illustrates the ceramic art of the ancient Khmer Empire. The informative text discusses finds at Angkor, Chinese and Indian inflluences, the mysteries of Ban Kruat and the ritual and utilitarian uses." - dust jacket. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Khmer Ceramics 9th - 14th Century, held in conjunction with the National Museum, Singapore in March 1981. Minimal markings.. White chalky soiling to boards which otherwise show moderate wear. Binding t... leer más
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    • INTERNATIONAL MARINE PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1979
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 229 pages. Index. Includes the complete H.O. 208 tables. "A presentation of the knowledge and techniques employed by the author during some 25,000 miles of ocean voyaging in his own small boats. Though not intended as a self-taught course for the beginner, this book has many worked out examples and problems with answers, and it includes all the tables required for use as a textbook." - from dust jacket. Book unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Moderate wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this highly-respected... leer más
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    • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION, 1937
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 77 pages. List of literature cited. "An analysis of the changes in habitat factors on two plots thinned at different degrees in 1925 and an unthinned check. Remeasurement of the plots in 1929 and 1934, together with an analysis of sample trees in 1934, serves as a basis for a study of changes in rate of growth due to thinning." - page 71. Former library copy with usual markings. Overlaid by sturdy library boards. Stapled textblock loose but present. A worthy reference copy. Former Library Copy leer más
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    • PERGAMON PRESS, 1970
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 506 pages. References. Index. Black and white photos. Tables and graphs. Printed upon glossy stock. Translated from the German. "The central core of this study pertains to research into growing space and increment. New insight is obtained into the intrinsic relationships between crown dimensions and basal area increment. With the help of recent research is is now possible on the basis of natural laws to solve the problems of ordinary thinning (Durchforstung), heavy thinning which results in a permanently interrupted crown canopy (Lichtung) and thinning of multi-storey stands." - paraphrased... leer más
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