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Similkameen The Pictograph Country

By: Barlee, N.L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18650

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Shelf wear present on beige card covers, previous owner's name on front cover and on FFEP, crease on back cover. ; A tight solid book. This is the 1st edition of the first book in a series, smaller than the later publication and contains a list on the inside of the back card cover of the areas he planned to write about in the later books in the series. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; This is a first in a series written and published by Barlee about various historical areas of British Columbia. The Similkameen Valley lies in the lower interior of BC adjacent to the b... View more info

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Basketry & Cordage from Hesquiat Harbour, British Columbia

By: Bernick, Kathryn N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Royal British Columbia Museum: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16731

ISBN: 0771895259

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.49 X 5.47 X 0.72 inches; 152 pages; This volume documents an archaeological collection of plant-fibre artefacts from Hesquiat Harbour, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. It covers technological characteristics which highlight the skill and artistic accomplishments of the 19th-century Nuu-chah-nulth people. View more info

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Elements of the History of Mathematics

By: Bourbaki, Nicolas & N. Bourbaki

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, Springer Verlag: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16877

ISBN: 0387193766

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book ; Elements of Mathematics; 9.49 X 6.35 X 0.89 inches; 301 pages; Nicolas Bourbaki's multi-volume treatise "The Elements of Mathematics" contains, in each volume, a section or chapter devoted to the history of the subject. This book collects together these historical segments, without any claim to establishing a complete or chronological history of mathematics, but with an emphasis on the emergence, development and interaction of the leading ideas of the mathematical theories presented in the "Elements". In particular, the book provides a ... View more info

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Dangerous Crossings The First Modern Polar Expedition, 1925

By: Bryant, John H. & Harold N. Cones

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, US Naval Institute Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15744

ISBN: 1557501874

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to book and dust jacket. Some creasing of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 9.25 X 6.24 X 0.85 inches; 206 pages; "An American expedition that left the coast of Maine in June 1925, skirted the Canadian coast, then headed for Greenland and points farther north, this lesser known voyage was undertaken to map the yet unexplored polar sea above Canada; whether there was an actual landmass there was still unclear. The focus of professors Bryant and Cones, coauthors of the standard history of Zenith Radio Corp., is on technology; the voyage was the first to use aircraft an... View more info

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Hard-Won Victory The Canadians at Ortona, 1943

By: Christie, N. M.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Ottawa, CEF Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15924

ISBN: 1896979408

Condition: Near Fine


Slight wear to extremities.; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; Access to History #7; B&W and colour photographs, drawings, maps; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 42 pages View more info

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Robin Hood

By: Creswick, Paul & N.C. Wyeth (illustrator)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1984

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 18639

ISBN: 0684181622

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light shelf wear present, sun-faded on spine. Previous owner's name on FFEP.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Beautifully illustrated with the artwork of N.C. Wyeth throughout ; Colour Plates; 8.80 X 7.20 X 1.70 inches; 362 pages; "Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny." We also meet the beloved characters, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian, Little John and Will Scarlet who populate this well loved tale. View more info

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Japan in Manchuria

By: Dashinsky, S. & N. Fokin (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Workers Library Publishers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18968

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear, staples are rusted, price has been altered in ink on front cover. A few pages show some creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages; "A full statement of Japan's aims and methods and the menace to the Soviet Union (with maps)." With Japan's incursions into China and Manchuria pre WWII, Russia became concerned what their intentions might be toward the Soviet Union. View more info

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'Stroller' White Tales of a Klondike Newsman

By: DeArmond, R. N.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Mitchell Press Limited: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17030

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Edge wear and light soiling to DJ, sun-faded on edges, small tears. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 182 pages; "Here is a book of lively anedcotes of the Klondike and Alaska told by a beloved writer who was part of the great Gold Rush and who stayed in the North until he died." White was an American journalist who fell in love with the North and its peoples View more info

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Knots & Surfaces

By: Gilbert, N. D. & Porter, T.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Self Published: ca. 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18330

Condition: Very Good+


Light soiling to page edges.; A bright, solid book. This appears have been self published circa 1990, a few years prior to the OUP publication. Black comb binding is intact, clear plastic front cover and red card back cover ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; "This highly readable text details the interaction between the mathematical theory of knots and the theories of surfaces and group presentations. It expertly introduces several topics critical to the development of pure mathematics while providing an account of math "in action" in an unusual context. ... View more info

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Main Fleet to Singapore

By: Grenfell R.N., Capt. Russell

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1952

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15133

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Dust jacket worn, chipped and soiled, chips missing bottom spine, short tears. Previous owner's name on front free end paper.; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 1 x 8 x 5.5 Inches; 238 pages; "The fall of Singapore was almost incredibly swift and complete. In a striking analysis of the debacle, Grenfell dramatically describes the sinking of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse, explains the crucial effect of this loss on the outcome of the Singapore battle, and tells how and why the great ships were lost. ... He also supplies much informatio... View more info

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Allied Aces of World War II

By: Hess, W. N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Company, Inc: 1966

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 18218

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show some shelf wear, creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Famous Airmen Series; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 64 pages View more info

A Study of a 200 Acre North Riding of Yorkshire Marginal Farm in Relation to Its Use of Machinery

By: Higgs, John W.Y. & Miss N.M. Mennim

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Nat'l Institute of Agricultural Engineering (HMSO): 1946

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12546

Condition: Good+


Some wear and creasing to covers, archival tape repair of spine, faint price on front cover ; A tight solid book. ; Farm Mechanization Enquiry, Farm Case Study No. 2; 0.1 x 9.75 x 7.25 Inches; 24 pages View more info

Image for Intermolecular and Surface Forces  With Applications to Colloidal and Biological Systems

Intermolecular and Surface Forces With Applications to Colloidal and Biological Systems

By: Israelachvili, Jacob N.

Price: $38.95

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 16320

ISBN: 0123751810

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, glossy pictorial paper covered boards, text unmarked; Colloid Science; 9.06 X 6.22 X 1.26 inches; 480 pages; This book describes the roles of various intermolecular and interparticle forces in determining the properties of simple systems such as gases, liquids, and solids, of more complex colloidal, polymeric, and biological systems. The book provides a thorough grounding in theories and concepts of intermolecular forces, allowing students and researchers to recognize which forces are important in any particular system and how to control these forces.Ke... View more info

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At the Edge of Honor A novel of the naval Civil War

By: Macomber, Robert N

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, Pineapple Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 16084

ISBN: 1561642525

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to extremities.; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; The Honor Series; 8.96 X 6.60 X 1.05 inches; 278 pages; "The year is 1863. The Civil War is leaving its bloody trail across the nation as Peter Wake, born and bred in the North, joins the U.S. Navy and arrives in Florida for duty with the East Gulf Blockading Squadron. Assigned to the Rosalie, a tiny, armed sloop, Captain Wake commands a group of seasoned seamen on a series of voyages to seek and arrest Confederate blockade-runners and sympathizers, first in Florida's coastal waters, then in a dir... View more info

Image for Vancouver Defended  History of the men and guns of the Lower Mainland defences, 1859-1949

Vancouver Defended History of the men and guns of the Lower Mainland defences, 1859-1949

By: Moogk, Peter N

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Antonson Publishing Ltd.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18188

ISBN: 0919900267

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows some shelf wear, small tears & light scuffing, some damage from sticker removal on front cover. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages; The author has done extensive research in putting together this history of the use of artillery units for the defence of New Westminster and Vancouver, British Columbia from mid 19th century until after WWII View more info

Image for THE LIFE AND ASTONISHING ADVENTURES OF JOHN DANIEL; a smith at Royston in Hertfordshire for a course of seventy years...

THE LIFE AND ASTONISHING ADVENTURES OF JOHN DANIEL; a smith at Royston in Hertfordshire for a course of seventy years...

By: Morris, Ralph; N. M. Penzer (editor) & Boitard

Price: $48.50

Publisher: London, Robert Holden & Co.: 1926

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 12019

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Corners bumped, DJ is chipped with tears along foredge ; A bright, solid book, hinges intact. DJ in Mylar. Small booksellers paper stamp on FFEP (Chas. E. Lauriat Co.). Statement to the effect that 'This edition is limited to 750 copies in England and the United States of America of which this is... (no number)' Untrimmed fore & bottom page edges. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine. Facsimile of original title page facing title page ; This book, originally published in 1751, has been republished in full with reproductions of the copper-plates by Boitard. It is one of the earlie... View more info

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The Queen's Printer for British Columbia A History 1859-2009

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Queen's Printer: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17781

ISBN: 0772662231

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities of card covers ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 121 pages; Traditionally anything published by the government of British Columbia is put out by the Queen's Printers. View more info

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Ibhayibheli Elicwengileko

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bible Society of South Africa: 2013

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18608

ISBN: 0798217057

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and green wraparound strip. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1664 pages; "The complete Bible in isiNdebele 2012 Translation with footnotes. IsiNdebele (Southern Ndebele) is one of the official languages in South Africa and is spoken by just over 1 million people, with more than half of them living in Mpumalanga. The first complete Bible was published in 2012." View more info

Image for Under King and Emperor or How the Gospel Reached Scotland and the Empire of India, with the Life Stories of the Pioneer Missionaries who Carried it Thither

Under King and Emperor or How the Gospel Reached Scotland and the Empire of India, with the Life Stories of the Pioneer Missionaries who Carried it Thither

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Kilmarnock, John Ritchie: 1915

Seller ID: 12265

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Missing FFEP, light wear to green cloth decorative boards ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages; Undated but circa 1915 View more info

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Michipicoten Memories

By: N/A

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Wawa, ON, Michipicoten Heritage Committee: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19030

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated card covers show light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on title page. ; A tight solid book. ; Sepia illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages; "Wawa is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located within the Algoma District and associated with Wawa Lake. Formerly known as the township of Michipicoten, after a nearby river of that name, the township was officially renamed in 2007 for its largest and best-known community of Wawa. This area was first developed for fur trading. In the late 19th century, both gold and iron ore were found and mined, leading to t... View more info