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    • CLARION PUBLISHING, 1977
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 258 pages. Colour photo portrait of Ms. Best. Numerous black and white reproductions of photos in text. "A woman of outstanding worth, a tenacious crusader for good and noble causes, a gracious lady who has devoted her life and her generous gifts to the betterment of the human condition. She has given hope and dignity to her own race and is an example and inspiration to all people in both word and work. Poet, journalist, informed commentator, incisive critic, Mrs. Carrie Best in the golden glow of a luminous life, continues to exert articulate leadership and thus engages our abiding admirat... leer más
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    • THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS & SKETCH LTD., 1955
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Pages 129-168. Features: Cover photo of the Queen (and Margaret) at Royal Ascot with her trainer, Noel Murless after Jardiniere had won the King George V. stakes for Her Majesty; More Royal photos at the Royal Ascot; Excellent two-page photo of opening of the Four-Power conference at the Palais Des Nations, Geneva; Photos from Morocco in the wake of terrorism and rioting; Photos of tank which erects its own bridge, the M-48; Six photos of the site of the Geneva conference; Four fascinating pages of photos of shopping/luxury/theatre scenes in Soviet Russia; Photo of carnage after lightning s... leer más
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    • HAZELDEN / COLL-WEBB CO., 1971
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 159 pages. 5.6" x 3.2". The author's famous 'Stools and Bottles' presentation depicts the first four steps of the AA program. Undated but, according to a trusted collector, the size of this copy suggests it is circa 1971. Binding tight. Moderate wear to green boards. Faint pencil erasure upon front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. A sound copy. (Bishop 922) leer más
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    • VERSO BOOKS, 1996
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: A poor copy. Above-average wear. One page loose but present. Ink underlining and markings to contents. 198 pages. Bibliography. " An exploration of the intricate relations between politically engaged imaginative writing and participation in revolutionary struggle. Explores the costs and gains that accrue to writers who put their works and their lives on the line." - back cover. A worthy reference copy. leer más
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    • B.R., 2011
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 230 pages. Black and white illustrations. "The ongoing plot to rule the world from biblical times to the present." - subtitle. "Reviews some of the things that have been done over the centuries - often in great secrecy - to advance this agenda." - back cover. Pencil underlining and markings throughout. Average wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • JOHN SIMPSON, 1986
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: iii, 113 pages. "In 1982 I produced a short account of the history of Lumb Hall. This present work is a more comprehensive look at the Hall and its estate and at the Rawstorne family and their successors. I have corrected a number of inaccuracies and incorporated a great deal of extra information, especially from documents held at the Lancashire Record Office." - page 1. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos. Map. Family tree. Bibliography. Unmarked with average wear and moderate external soiling. Binding intact. A sound copy. leer más
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    • WARNER BOOKS, 1978
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 208 pages. Black and white reprints of photos. Biography of Bruce Lee by his wife. "His true story - how the deadliest exponent of unarmed combat lived, loved, fought and died." - front cover. "Here are the true facts about Bruce Lee's incredible life and his mysterious death: the secrets of his own Kung Fu method, his philosophy and training exercises; and an intimate view of his personality only the wife who loved and understood him can give." - back cover. Reprint of the 1975 first edition. Ink stamps to top edge, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this... leer más
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    • VANCOUVER GIRLS' CORNER CLUB, 1927
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 127 pages. "The inspiration to compile this Cook Book came from an increasing desire to preserve the recipes of the delicious cakes served by the ladies of the various church organizations at the Tuesday night suppers of the club. This service has been faithfully rendered since 1917, when the Club was organized." - page 7. Several charming ads for local businesses including the British Columbia Electric Railway Co. which makes the case for housewives to convert to electric ranges, "the modern method of cooking." Unmarked with moderate soiling and wear. A wonderful culinary memento of 1920s ... leer más
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    • CANADIAN WESTINGHOUSE CO. LTD., 1941
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Pp [1] 2-36. This wonderfully nostalgic item from the early days of mass-produced home refrigerators is notable for the the fact that it introduces homemakers to the advantages offered by these devices - things we take entirely for granted today. Prior owner's name and date upon title page. Average wear and soiling for a used vintage cookbook. Staining to first and last pages. Binding sound. Bibliographic reference: Driver O808.6 leer más
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    • LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY, 1930
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 1930 First Edition. ix, [1], 128 pages. Index. Seven pages of black and white photographic plates, one of which is secured in place with archival tape. "Written for the home candy-maker who wishes to make something better than the average homemade candy; also for those who wish to make candy of a professional type yet not in large amounts." - Preface. Unmarked. Binding somewhat tender. Somewhat above-average wear to blue cloth-covered boards. A worthy copy of this charming vintage candy recipe book. leer más
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    • WILLIAM BRIGGS, 1913
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 161 pages. Thirty-eight poems with title such as: A Manitoulin Spring, United Canada, Morning on Lake Mindemoya, With Wolfe at Quebec, Stick to the Farm, and many more. Informative handwritten biographical information slip about the author affixed to dedication page. Photo portrait of author. Unmarked. Moderate wear to forest green cloth-covered boards adorned with bright gilt lettering. A sound vintage copy. Bibliographic reference: Watters [2nd Edn] p.28. leer más
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    • S.A. KERR, 1991
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Signed and inscribed by author upon title. 312 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. Map endpapers. "Imperial Leduc No. 1, depicted on the dust jacket, was the most important economic event in Alberta's oil history. This book is the most gripping narrative yet to come from Kerr's pen. Forty-five years in the making, the subject has been researched from the ground down and reflects the author's first-hand involvement with this landmark discovery and the ensuing development." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archiva... leer más
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    • G.R.L., 1984
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: v, 203 one-side pages. "Lists names of the inhabitants, businessmen and professional men, in the cities, towns and villages throughout the province of Ontario in 1851. A digitally enlarged reprint of the Ontario portion of The Canada Directory (1851) to which has been added a new index to the cities, towns and villages." - title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy of this valuable Ontario geneaological reference. leer más
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    • SONO NIS PRESS, 1994
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Signed, without inscription, by both authors upon title page. 296 pages. Footnotes. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and diagrams. "Not only a portrait of the life and fortunes of a fascinating narrow gauge railway and a fleet of sternwheelers but also a chapter in the stories of the Great Northern and the Canadian Pacific. Contains over 300 photos and illustrations, including twelve in full colour, 25 specially prepared maps and plans, together with carefully researched text, equipment rosters, and fleet list. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Se... leer más
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    • MIDDLESEX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, 1982
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 74 pages. Includes three-part vocal sheet music for thirty-five Canadian folk songs including: Pine Tree Gently Sigh, There Was a Lady, Live in a Prairie Shack, The Petty Harbour Bait Skiff, The Bonny Labouring boy, The Maiden's Lament, Green Bushes, The Old "Polina", I Went to the Market, Alouette, and many more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. leer más
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    • MIDDLESEX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, 1983
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 93 pages. Black and white illustrations. Includes four-part vocal sheet music for thirty songs including: Auction Block, The Broken Ring Song, The Cherry Tree Carol, A Fenian Song, The Huron Carol, Iron Ore in Fifty-Four, Johnny Doyle, The Lonesome Scenes of Winter, The Morning Dew, The Pride of Glencoe, The Shantyman's Life, The Star of Logy Bay, and The Sailor's Return, and many more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy in illustrated blue card covers. leer más
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    • FIBERARTS MAGAZINE, 2006
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 80 pages. Features: Candid advice from Martha Hibberd and Terry McGrath Craig on working with a gallery; Stitching Success - Quilt artists Bernie Rowell and Carol Taylor; Making the Transition - five textiles graduates discuss how their careers have progressed; Layne Goldsmith's innovative carpet-commision class; and much more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • FIBERARTS MAGAZINE, 2004
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 80 pages. Features: Mary McFadden - high priestess of high fashion; Fingerwear; A Felting Journey - Loretta Oliver's explorations; Postcolonial Discourse in Garment Form - several contemporary textile artists address postcolonial theory through clothing; A compilation of makers who've been charmed by their materials; Profile of Linelle Dickinson; and much more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • FIBERARTS MAGAZINE, 2003
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 80 pages. Features: What Draws Young People to Fiber?; Thoughts from the Next Generation; Is Fiber's Foundation Firm? - Q&A with educators Lou Cabeen, Maria Tulokas, and Joan Livingstone; Furthering Your fiber Education; Mentoring a future fiber artist; Profile of Nicola Henley; and much more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Small clipping from table of contents page, otherwise a sound copy. leer más
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    • FIBERARTS MAGAZINE, 2002
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 80 pages. Features: Five folks who make art for the home (to live with); Daphne Farago's Fiber Collection; Readers invite us into their studios and workplaces; Profile of Jill Nordfors Clark; and much more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. leer más
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