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Image for A Biographical Register of Old Mancunians 1888-1951

A Biographical Register of Old Mancunians 1888-1951

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manchester UK, Manchester Grammar School: 1965

Seller ID: 11303

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Top fore corner bumped. ; Light blue cloth covered boards with school crest stamped in gilt on front board and gilt title on spine. hinges intact, tight solid book, text unmarked; 757 pages; Included in Part 1 are: High Masters, Masters, Preparatory School Staffs and Receivers and in Part 2: Admissions Pre 1888, Admissions 1888-1951, The Preparatory Schools, and Index to Part 2. Information about dates of birth and death and career details where available View more info

Image for Metis Outpost  Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

Metis Outpost Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18644

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Very Good+


Very light shelf wear is evident on card covers.; A bright, solid book. Several appendices give background information about the people of Kelly Lake. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 340 pages; "In the fall of 1923 young Gerry Andrews traveled to the little community of Kelly Lake to be its first school teacher. When he arrived he discovered that there was no school house.... " His students only spoke Cree so he had to learn the language. Kelly Lake was a small Metis community located just south of Dawson Creek on the BC side of the BC/Alberta border. This enterprising ... View more info

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Thinking with Both Hands; Sir Daniel Wilson in the Old World and the New

By: Ash, Marinell & Elizabeth Hulse (editor)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18440

ISBN: 0802044433

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.29 X 6.28 X 1.27 inches; 392 pages; "This book is an exhaustive look at the life and career of one of the last century's most interesting and accomplished educators. Widely admired in his own day, Sir Daniel Wilson has been largely forgotten. This collection reappraises his contribution to many fields of endeavour and to the development of the University of Toronto. As well as his own life and work, the authors examine aspects of Victorian culture and science through the prism of the career of this most in... View more info

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The Forces Which Shaped Them A history of the education of minority group children in British Columbia

By: Ashworth, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, New Star Books: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 19496

ISBN: 0919888917

Condition: Very Good


Pages tanned, light wear to corners of card covers, a little scuffing to back cover. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8.20 X 5.20 X 0.70 inches; 238 pages; "Her historical survey exposes racism as a deliberate political policy legislated by elected representatives and implemented by bureaucrats. The law thar deprived an entire race of people of the right to vote was law, not attitude. " Rosemary Brown introduction View more info

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As We Remember It Interviews with Pioneering Librarians of British Columbia

By: Gilroy, Marion & Samuel Rothstein

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia School of Librarianship: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15349

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Glassine wrapper missing but clear mylar substituted (short tear top edge). Light edge wear to book ; A bright, solid book. Dark red spine with white boards. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 163 pages; Interviews with Dr. Helen Gordon Stewart, Margaret Jean Clay, Charles Keith Morison and Mrs. Muriel Page Ffoulkes. View more info

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100 and Onward; Murrayville School 1890-1990

By: Hiebert, Margaret (Olafson)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sure Copy and Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14442

Condition: Very Good


Back plastic laminated cover creased and lightly scuffed, a few pages creased bottom corner ; A tight solid book. A number of photos throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.5 x 11 x 8.5 Inches; 152 pages View more info

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Yaxwatlan's

By: Powell, Jay & Vickie Jensen, Vera Cranmer, Agnes Cramner

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, U'mista Cultural Centre: circa 1980

Seller ID: 18597

Condition: Very Good


Card covers have shelf wear present, light soiling, creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Learning Kwakwala Series Book 12; B&W Illustrations; 59 pages; An educational book for teaching children the traditional dances of the Kwakwaka'wakw of Alert bay on northern Vancouver Island. View more info

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The Totem 1955

By: Roger, Ann (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17568

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Dark blue cloth boards show light shelf wear and soil. Light soiling to page edges. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact ; University of British Columbia Yearbook Vol. 38; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 299 pages; The student and faculty yearbook from the University of British Columbia for the graduation year of 1955. Filled with the normal photographs of grads and undergrads, plus hundreds of photos of campus life and activities from the mid-50's. Several pages of period advertisements, This volume was previously in the UBC campus library collection, but does not contain any... View more info

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The Shop The University of Melbourne, 1850-1959

By: Selleck, R. J. W.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19498

ISBN: 0522850510

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with short tears and light chipping. Previous owner's name on FFEP. This was a review copy and the University of Melbourne's sticker attesting to same is pasted on FFEP. Small stain to bottom page edges. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 855 pages; "Telling as much a social, educational, and cultural story as institutional history, this detailed account chronicles the ideological patterns, internal and countrywide conflicts, and student experiences at the University of Melbourne from 18... View more info

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The Vantech Vol. XX, No. 1, Easter, 1941

By: Students, Vancouver Technical School

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Self Published: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15595

Condition: Very Good


Light soil creasing front card cover, top back card cover creased, cup mark and light soil on back. ; Front cover art is 2 young people in uniforms and carrying a Vantech banner between them. It is five colour and made from cut linoleum. Banks, the artist, was a senior student. A tight solid book. Glossy pages illustrated throughout with photos (class pictures), drawings etc. ; Trade PB; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 86 pages; Vancouver Technical School is a technical high school, still in operation in Vancouver, British Columbia. This is a student publication with many articles, short st... View more info

Image for The Vantech  Vol. XXI, No. 1, Easter, 1942

The Vantech Vol. XXI, No. 1, Easter, 1942

By: Students, Vancouver Technical School

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Self Published: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15597

Condition: Very Good+


Light soil creasing front card cover, light soil on back. ; Front cover art is a naval vessel cutting through the water with planes above. It is five colour and made from cut linoleum. Banks, the artist, was a Tech graduate. A tight solid book. Glossy pages illustrated throughout with photos (class pictures), drawings etc. ; Trade PB; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 86 pages; Vancouver Technical School is a technical high school, still in operation in Vancouver, British Columbia. This is a student publication with many articles, short stories, class lists, jokes and a list of students who h... View more info

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The Totem 1954

By: Sutton, Wendy (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17567

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Dark blue cloth boards show edge wear, some soiling of page edges. Previous owner's nameplate has been removed from inside front board, leaving a mark. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Text is unmarked. ; University of British Columbia Yearbook Vol. 37; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 285 pages; The student and faculty yearbook from the University of British Columbia for the graduation year of 1954. Filled with the normal photographs of grads and undergrads, plus hundreds of photos of campus life and activities from the mid-50's. Several pages of period advertisements, Thi... View more info

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Public libraries in British Columbia a survey with recommendations

By: Vainstein, Rose Hagler, Ronald, ; Public Libraries Research Study, British Columbia.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Public Libraries Research Study, British Columbia: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11647

Condition: Very Good+


Top fore corner a little bumped ; A bright solid, book, foldout map back of book. ; Trade PB; 141 pages View more info

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THE TOTEM 1936 ANNUAL

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, The University of British Columbia: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3873

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Illustrated blindstamped boards have some light soiling, otherwise in very good shape. View more info

Image for McDougall's Alexandra Readers; the Elementary Reader

McDougall's Alexandra Readers; the Elementary Reader

By: Various

Price: $47.25

Publisher: Edinburgh, McDougall's Educational Co. Ltd: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10545

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some water spotting and light fading of red cloth covered boards, corners lightly bumped. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W & Color Illustrations; Undated but pobably dates from early 1900's. This book has a stamp on FFEP and back of frontispiece reading - "With Mr. McDougall's Compliments - Specimen - Trusting This Series May Be Adopted". This appears to be a complimentary copy of a new book promoting a series of school readers, named in honour of Queen Alexandra. This series of books was eventually adopted for use in western Canada but those were published in Canada. View more info

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Totem 1953 - Yearbook of the University of British Columbia (UBC)

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Alma Mater Society: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18252

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Cloth boards show light shelf wear, corners lightly bumped, light soiling to page edges. ; A tight solid book. Blue cloth covered boards, with black spine. Endpaper art by Clyde D. Rowett; University of British Columbia Yearbook Vol. 36; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages View more info

Image for from Slates to Blackboards to Computers A History of Public Schools in The Central Okanagan

from Slates to Blackboards to Computers A History of Public Schools in The Central Okanagan

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kelowna, The Educational Heritage Committee of the Central Okanagan Retired Teachers' Association: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19297

ISBN: 0968176909

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show very light shelf wear, minor creasing. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 195 pages; The book is divided into three parts 1. - 1874-1945 Early schools of the Kelowna area covered by the present School District #23, Central Okanagan 2. An Historical outline of education in British Columbia leading up to the Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Educational Finance, 1945. 3. The growth of the district with photos of and writeups about the individuals schools on the east and west banks of Okanagan Lake. View more info