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  1. Thumb_maclean-magazine-october-2011-steve-jobs-tribute-issue-6c709e38-d7a5-4ec7-97aa-fe410279f353
    • ROGERS MEDIA, 2011
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 82 pages. Cover Story: The Life and Legacy of Steve Jobs 1955-2011 - extensive coverage; Why Ontario is poised to become Canada's Greece; Stephen Mitchell in Conversation; Federal NDP leadership race; Premier flip-flop in Quebec?; General Fusion, Inc. of B.C. and nuclear fusion; Vladimir Putin's Unhappy Country - many Russians are leaving; The Computer as Modern Art - illustrating the evolution of Apple products; The Dill Family Farm - Giant Pumpkins; Obituary of Obdulio Mateo Manalon Mineque; and more. Above-average external wear and soiling. Faint cup ring on front cover. Unmarked. Addres... leer más
  2. Thumb_above-beyond-shaw-family-history-life-c519facb-06af-4c7f-8b16-165f4bf51b17
    • SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC., 2005
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: [10], 494 pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Documents the genealogy and illustrious business history of Mr. Shaw's family since 1819. This copy from the 2005 second printing. Book and dust jacket clean and bright with light wear. An excellent copy of this important and substantive work. leer más
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    • MIKA PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1984
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 256 pages. Bibliography. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos and documents. Published to commemorate the Bicentennial of the landing of the United Empire Loyalists on the shores of Prince Edward County. Pages 198-226 provide brief biographies and lineages of pioneers of the County, and serve as an exceptional local genealogical reference. Gift greetings atop half-title page and some soiling to top edge, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A handsome copy of this very informative work.... leer más
  4. Thumb_wine-violence-anthology-anti-semitism-97a15243-bad7-4aad-b201-0e224af8de09
    • ASSOCIATION PRESS, 1947
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: xxi, 362 pp. Bibliography. "This book attempts to break down the problem of anti-Semitism into its significant parts, and to present the thoughts expressed by hundreds of men and women, great and small, on one or another phase of the Jewish problem. The sources used are extensively those available in English." - Introduction. Former library copy with usual markings. Binding intact. A sound reference copy. 8.5" x 5.75". leer más
  5. Thumb_bethune-secret-police-file-1672197c-79a6-4e6b-89fb-9c8ff723ccb7
    • UNDERCURRENT PRESS, 2003
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 170 pp. Bibliography of books [in English] about Bethune. Eighty-five black and white reproductions of documents. Opens with an informative fifteen page footnoted introduction by David Lethbridge. Dr. Norman Bethune [1890-1939] is revered to this day in China for his front-line medical service to the Communist Army in the late 1930s. "But from the moment he joined the Communist Party of Canada, the RCMP secret intelligence division kept extensive and detailed files on his every move. Only recently declassified, and fully reproduced for the first time in this volume, are the actual secret po... leer más
  6. Thumb_life-with-horses-collection-memories-20670d7c-5e09-4e65-91de-82f63f65cf6e
    • SELF-PUBLISHED, 2010
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: viii, 193 pages. Reproductions of photos in colour and black and white. A "collection of the author's personal and work experiences with horses from his early days in the Danish Army at the 3rd Field horse drawn artillery barracks in Aarhus to the RCMP in Canada." - back cover. Rasmussen trained RCMP service mare Burmese which was given to Queen Elizabeth II who rode it on ceremonial occasions from 1969-1986. Some soiling to top edge otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. leer más
  7. Thumb_remembering-those-helped-defend-canada-build-delta-d307f8f7-afb6-489f-82f1-613e8549c583
    • SELF-PUBLISHED, 2011
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. xxii, 354, [33] index, pp. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Presents the history of Delta, British Columbia prior to the opening of the George Massey Tunnel and beyond. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. leer más
  8. Thumb_ships-monthly-magazine-shiplovers-ashore-afloat-358bf52f-3aec-4993-86b8-edc7fc1c6f78
    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1985
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the British India turbine steamer Uganda; Photo inside front cover of Uganda in her original form as a British India passenger/cargo liner; Great full-page photo of Uganda berthed at the Tilbury passenger landing in 1952; On the Waterfront; Ships Pictorial; Naval Review; European Ferry Commentary; Seamarks - The Automatic Tide Marker Station at Irvine - the history of a unique apparatus for the assistance of mariners; Where to See the Cruise Ships; The ss "Uganda Story" - part 1 - British India Line Passenger/Cargo Service 1952-1967; Cable Ship "John W. Ma... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1978
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 52 pages. Features: Cover painting of the aircraft carriere Ark Royal; Photo inside front cover of HMS Churchill; Great full-page photo of the tug Lloydsman with the damaged tanker Venpet in tow en route from Cape Town to Nagasaki; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Big Ships; Ship Sales; Notable Casualty Reports; Naval Review; Career of the White-Star liner 'Georgic'; Maritime Diary; Guide to Ships of the Royal Navy - part 1 - Air Support Ships; European Commentary; The Wind of Change - Ian Lowe appraises the strength of the Royal Navy in the transitional years of the 1950s; The Loss of t... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1978
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 52 pages. Features: Cover photo of the three-masted wooden schooner Artemis; Photo inside front cover of HMS Ardent (F184); Great full-page photo of the Russian passenger vessel Taras Shevchenko; On the Waterfront; Campaign for the Lincoln Castle; Under Sail; European Commentary; Naval Review; Passenger Ships of the Soviet Union; The Wind of Change - part 2 of a review of the Royal Navy in the 'fifties; Guide to Ships of the Royal Navy - part 2 - Amphibious Craft and Missile Ships; Maritime Diary; Still in Steam - Toronto ferry 'Trillium'; Ship Sales; Casualty Reports; Letters; Nice photo o... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1978
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover painting of the paddle steamer Maid of the Loch; Photo inside front cover of HMS Wilton (M1116); Great full-page photo of the motor vessel Opobo; On the Waterfront; European Commentary; Naval Review; Under Sail; Where to see the Big Ships; Where Are They Now? - part 1 of a list of ex-RN ships still in service with foreign navies; Still in Steam - 'Maid of the Loch' - a review of the career of the last paddle steamer to be built in a British shipyard, 25 years ago this year; 'Hanseatic' Hamburg - part 1 of a short history of the rise and fall of a successful post-wa... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1978
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the motor coaster Claudia VII; Photo inside front cover of HMS Herald (F131); Great full-page photo of the QE II threading her way through an assortment of inshore minesweepers, steam tugs, paddle tug, hovercraft, and warships in Spithead last year; On the Waterfront; New Ship News; Naval Review; Where Are They Now? - part 2 of a list of ex-RN ships still in service with foreign navies including the ships recently sold to Egypt; Where to see the big ships; 'Hanseatic' - Hamburg - part 2 of a short history of the rise and fall of a successful post-war Germa... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1978
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the 'Dog' class motor tug Sheepdog; Photo inside front cover of HMS Nubian (F131); Full-page photo of the gunboat Hvass (P972) leading two tall ships in Oslofjord; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Big Ships; New Ship News; European Commentary; Tall Ships on Parade - Grand Finale to Sail Training Association 1978 races; The Irrisistable 'Ark Royal' - part 1 of 3 of this review of Britain's best-loved warship, whose career is now drawing to a close; Still in Steam - 'Empire Gull'; Maritime Diary; Guide to Ships of the Royal Navy (part 7) - Naval Tugs; Cas... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1979
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the P & O passenger liner Chusan in San Francisco Bay; Photo inside front cover of RMS Sceptre; Full-page photo of the topsail schooner Mary Miller in 1938; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Big Ships; New Ship News; European Commentary; The Irresistible 'Ark Royal' - part 3; Ships of the Seven Seas - Traviata, Eeklo, Wild Flamingo, Aegis Baltic; The Elegant 'Chusan' - part 2 of a review of the career of the famous P & O liner from her trials in 1950 to her last voyage in 1973; Guide to Ships of the Royal Navy - part 9; The Last of 'The Vessels' - Michae... leer más
  15. Thumb_ships-monthly-magazine-shiplovers-ashore-afloat-029302bf-158b-4921-934e-48bdc3a86394
    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1979
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the RMS Pretoria Castle preparing to sail from Cape Town with the assistance of the coal-buring steam tug Danie Hugo in 1963; Photo inside front cover of RMS Brighton (F106); Full-page photo of P & O's cruising vessel Arcadia anchored at Kotor, Yugoslavia; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Big Ships; European Commentary; Under Sail; Her Final Bow - HMS 'Ark Royal' photofeature; P & O SS 'Arcadia' - part 1 - a review of her career; The Last of 'the Vessels' - part 2 of a review of the decline of coastal sailing craft trading in British waters; Guide to th... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1979
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the Arcadia and the Canberra berthed at Southampton; Photo inside front cover of HMS Cleopatra - with Exocet system visible; Full-page photo of the HMAS Derwent at sea; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Big Ships; European Commentary; New Ship News; HMS 'Alliance' and the Submarine Memorial Museum; P & O SS Arcadia - a review of its career - part 2; Guide to ships of the Royal Australian Navy; Readers' Album - Photos of Warships; Freak Ships (1) - The 'Bessemer' - 1875; Seamarks - The Pilot Lookouts of Aldeburgh; Still in Steam - 'Mannin 2' - a review of... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1979
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the Cunard Princess in Puerto Rico; Photo inside front cover of HMS Tartar (Pennant no. F133) at sea; Full-page photo of the spritsail barge Will in the Solent in 1977; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Big Ships; Under Sail; Preserving a 'Liberty Ship' - a plan to save the 'John W. Brown', one of the last of the WWII Liberty ships; 'Frisky' Class Tugs; Guide to Ships of the Royal Australian Navy - part 2; Kaohsiung - the last port - a visit to Taiwan's famous ship-breaking yards; Counter Sterns; European Commentary; Ship Sales; Dramatic reader submitted... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1979
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Great cover photo of a fully occupied Royal Albert Dock in 1958; Photo inside front cover of HMS Jersey (P275) in 1977; Full-page pre-war photo of a spritsail barge in the West India Dock, Port of London; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Big Ships; News From Portsmouth - a photo report; HMS 'Ganges' - a last look; Bosphorus Shipping; Vintage Thames Shipping Photos - part 1; Guide to Ships of the Royal New Zealand Navy; New Ship News; European Commentary; Freak Ships (2) - The 'Ross Winans'; "Invincible" goes to Sea Trials; Readers' Album - Atlantic Liners; Ship Sales;... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1979
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of HMCS Iroquois and other Nato vessels in the Atlantic; Nice photo of HMS Antrim (D18); Full-page pre-war photo of the Finnish four-masted schooner Yxpila; On The Waterfront; Lifeboatmen Awarded for Bravery at Sea - Brian Bevan receives the 'life-boatman's VC'; ; Under Sail; Where to see the Big Ships; European Commentary; The Fishery Protection Squadron - a review of its history and a description of the duties of the Royal Navy's oldest squadron; Vintage Thames Views (2) - photos from the past; Guide to Ships of the Canadian Navy - missile destroyers, conve... leer más
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    • WATERWAY PRODUCTIONS LTD., 1979
    • Librería: RareNonFiction.com (Canada)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 48 pages. Features: Cover photo of motor vessel Geestcrest; Nice photo of HMS Avenger (F185); Full-page photo of the paddle steamer Waverley in the Upper Pool of London; On the Waterfront; Where to see the Big Ships; European Commentary; New Ship News; New Ships Pictorial; Vintage Thames Views (3); Happy Days in 'H32' - a sub launched in 1918 and in service until 1944 when she was scrapped, as recalled by Jack Philip-Nichols; Still in Steam - 'Portwey' - John Corin reviews the career of a veteran steam tug now in private ownership in South Devon; 'Waverley' in London - photos; Voyages in Sh... leer más
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