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    • READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, 1985
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 252 pages. This beloved compilation is prized for its wide range of traditional songs, stay-open spiral binding, and the fact that so many songs can be played without turning pages. Separate lyric book not included, but lyrics are all included as part of the sheet music for each song - and you probably know them by heart anyway! :-) Gift greetings atop first blank leaf, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. leer más
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    • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2002
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: xv, [1], 430 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Footnotes. Eight black and white illustrations. "A study of the relationships between social thought, social policy and politics in Victorian Britain." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket preserved in archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. leer más
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    • SAMUEL WEISER, INC., 1983
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: [8], 133 pages. An expended version of the 1974 first edition. "In this work there are many examples of the 'work in progress' of J.G. Bennett and some of his students. There exists nowhere else such a a collection of lucid explanations of the Biosphere to the setting up of a scientific experiment, from manufacturing to aesthetic development, the enneagram is shown to be a key to understanding the very structure of intelligence itself." - from back cover. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • QUARRY PRESS, 1994
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 372 pages. Discography. Many wonderful black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Revered by bikers and hippies, Vietnam vets and heavy metal freaks, new country fans and two generations of rockers, John Kay is the signer of the definitive rock 'n' roll anthem of our age, 'Born to Be Wild,' the theme song of the 1960s cult movie Easy Rider - and the songwriter of the psychedelic hit Magic Carpet Ride." - from back cover. "It has been a long, tough road for John Kay, truly a magic carpet ride from political oppression in Eastern Europe to freedom, success, conflict and personal trium... leer más
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    • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1954
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: xv, [1], 293 pages. Index. Bibliography and Abbreviations. "The first comprehensive history of the Khazars in any Western language... Traces their beginnings, their possible relations with the Persians before Islam, their contacts with the Greeks and wars with the Arabs, their conversion to Judaism, the alleged correspondence with Spain, the relation with the Russions, and, finally, the collapse and disappearance of the Khazar state." - from dust jacket (not included). Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Slight bow to front board. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating referenc... leer más
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    • DUNLOP ART GALLERY, 2013
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 176 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated in colour. Here "you will see continued work on projects around the Library, around Regina, and engaging the international community." - from page 5. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear to orange cloth-covered boards. A nice copy of this attractive work. leer más
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    • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS, 1986
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: xii, [8], 299 pages. Footnotes. Index. "A revealing study of a brief chapter in Ontario history and of the man whose principles and ideals shaped it." - from dust jacket. Few library markings. Dust jacket sunned at spine. Light wear. A quality copy. Former Library Copy leer más
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    • TIMBER PRESS, 1988
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Signed and generically inscribed by author upon half-title page. 303 pages. Bibliography. Index. Charming black and white reproductions of nostalgic illustrations. "A chronological account of the introduction of houseplants in America, starting with the first bulbs brought indoors for forcing, through the successive introductions of ever more exotic plant materials, including the proliferation of ferns. It is a story equally rich in plant lore and insights into American culture." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade... leer más
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    • MACLAREN ART CENTRE / ART GALLERY OF NORTHUMBERLAND / MCINTOSH GALLERY, 2009
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 47 pages. Illustrated in colour. Catalogue for an exhibition at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery in Owen Sound, Ontario. "In this series of paintings, Toronto artist Janet Jones probes our fascination with the future. Sh infiltrates dark, cavernous spaces, turning the ominous into the illuminated while underscoring the ecstatic blur of technology." - from Foreword. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • SHINNYO-EN, 1995
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Lavishly-produced sixty-page book profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photography. Bilingual Japanese-English text. "This book pays tribute to the existence of Shinnyo Kyoshu-sama and is an opportunity for all of us who have been touched by his great being to rejoice and give thanks for having been able to encounter the eternal founder of the Shinnyo teaching." - from page 4. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A lovely copy. leer más
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    • PRESENTATION HOUSE GALLERY, 1987
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 12 unnumbered pages. Four pages of colour illustrations. In Jack Buquet's photos "we see his continuing interest in using the framing function of the camera to transform a three-dimensional assemblage carefully structured in his studio into a two-dimensional image having its own distinct properties and posing its own questions." - page 6. "Those familiar with Tousignant's past will find many objects and images from older works reappearing in these new ones, often altered and given new emphasis, consistent with his intention to accomplish a kind of synopsis of earlier explorations." - page 1... leer más
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    • PRESENTATION HOUSE GALLERY, 1988
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 32cm x 24cm Exhibition catalogue which folds out to four double-sided panels. Illustrated in black and white. "Neimanas has relentlessly queried our notions of 'reality' as read through the photographic image. She questions our response to representation and investigates the strained condition of relations within a media-saturated world." - Curator. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. leer más
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    • ALAN AND HANNA NEWCOMBE / PEACE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, 1984
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 114 pages. Footnotes. Includes selected bibliography on accidental nuclear war. "A review written with the belief that accidental war has been inadequately researched... We need to study the man-machine interactions. Increasingly, the technology is outstripping man's capacity to really understand all that is happening in a war-control-room." - from page 8. Last three pages include photos and brief biographies of Dean Babst, David Morrison, Robert Aldridge, Alex Dely, and David Krieger. leer más
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    • WATTS AND CO., 1940
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Inscribed and initialed by Polanyi to "Sir Ernest and Lady Simon", Sir Ernest Simon, The Lord Simon of Wythenshawe, and his wife, upon front free endpaper. Simon, a British industrialist, politician and public servant, had a long association with the University of Manchester where Polanyi was a professor at the time of publication. Ink stamp reading "University of Manchester Broomcroft Hall" atop front free endpaper and inside back board solidifies this provenance as it was then the residence of the Simons. ix, [1], 116 pages. Includes these essays: The Rights and Duties of Science (1939), ... leer más
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    • J. LYON COMPANY PRINTERS, 1914
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 83 pages. Tissue-protected frontis portrait of Senator Grady. Contains multiple tributes by the Senator's colleagues. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. Original textured purple boards handsomely adorned with gilt. A sound copy of this impressive memorial. leer más
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    • ALDRIDGE BROS., 1944
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 63 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos and illustrations. Map endpapers. Gathers together 'scattered references so as to make a more or less connected account of the Coaching Age in Worthing from the earliest times of which we have any record until the railway drove the last public stage-coach off the road in 1845." - from Foreword. Faint handwritten date on half-title page. Binding intact. Above-average overall wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Not pretty but a worthy reference copy. leer más
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    • GOVERNMENT OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES (NWT), 2006
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 78 pages. Catalogue for an exhibition of Dene material selected from the collections from the National Museums Scotland. Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated with colour photography. Text in English and a native language. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. leer más
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    • STUDEBAKER DRIVERS CLUB, INC., 2014
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 66 pages. Features: Article on Brakes; Our Studebaker Story - by Steve Ault; 1947 M15A - A Dually Pickup Truck; My Dream Car - 1951 Studebaker Convertible, by Ernie Loga; Two Avanti Landmarks; The Crow; 1957 Golden Hawk; Studebakers at the 2013 Palos Verdes Concours; Why is it so expensive to rebuild a Studebaker engine?; Nice color photos; and much more. Oblong 11"x 8.5". Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. Magazine leer más
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    • STUDEBAKER DRIVERS CLUB, INC., 2014
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 66 pages. Features: Challenging track at Amatol Speedway, NJ; Meet Skyler Osborn; My Life with Studebakers; A Conversation with Gordon Grundy - Part III; Curtis E. Freitag 1935-2013; "The Whistler" - will it race again?; 6,000 Miles in a 3R5; My Mysterious Beauty - A 1953 Starliner, by Tom M. Johnson, MD; John and Vicki Boivin's 1962 Daytona Hardtop; Nice color photos; and much more. Oblong 11"x 8.5". Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. Magazine leer más
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