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Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 19, 1940 - Will Turkey Hold Near East for the Allies?

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3191

ISBN: B00QG2QV0O

Condition: Good


B00QG2QV0O 60 pages. Features: One-page photo ad for Goodrich Silvertown tires shows huge 100-ton transformer on large flatbed trailer; Babe Ruth's birthday (with small photo); Marriage of Dorris Bowdon to Nunnally Johnson (with small photo); Obituary for Capt. Wilford H. (Captain Billy) Fawcett; Obituary for Lord Tweedsmuir, Governor General of Canada; Absolutely gorgeous one-page full-color ad for Diamond T Super-Service Trucks; Nice one-page photo ad for International Trucks illustrates work on huge aquaduct to bring water to Rio de Janeiro; Photo of Maurice Wrixon with his unique animal -... View more info

Harris: Heritage and Homage

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Harris, Saskatchewan, Harris History Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16703262

ISBN: 0889253358

Condition: Fine


0889253358 634 pages. Presents the history of the small Saskatchewan community of Harris and area. Attractively decorated maroon cloth-covered boards. Extensive black and white illustrations. "Pays tribute to and acknowledges respect to that which has been inherited from our pioneers, and those who have continued to step with time in making Harris and District what we are today." - front flyleaf. Very light wear and soiling to exterior. Contents clean and unmarked. Lovely copy. View more info

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Pioneer Pipers of British Columbia - A biographical directory of Pipers active in B.C. in the 1950s

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Western Academy of Pipe Music B.C.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155A5135

ISBN: 0969303505

Condition: Very Good


0969303505 286 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A compilation and sythesis of biographical data. Consists of almost 700 articles on about that many pipers, plus a few miscellaneous subjects. Some of the articles are rather full biographical outlines, and others are brief mentions of early pipers found in early newspapers and other sources." - from Introduction. Black and white illustrations throughout. Unmarked but for publication date hand-written upon title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Echoes of the past: A history of Lintlaw and district

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Canada, The Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628A0650

ISBN: 0919213936

Condition: Very Good


0919213936 355 pages. Circa 1977. Map endpapers. Abundant black and white archival illustrations. Topics include: Rural Municipality of Hazel Dell No. 335; Family histories; Western Construction; Town stories; Churches; Schools; Reminiscences; Interesting Documents; Dominion Telegraph. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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A Rich and Fruitful Land: The History of the Valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C7715

ISBN: 1550171976

Condition: Very Good


1550171976 239 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Documents the Okanagan's transformation from a rough-and-tumble region on Canada's western frontier, into a major agricultural district and one of the fastest-growing areas in the province. The heart of this book is a selection of articles, essays, letters, diaries, memoirs and observations that first appeared in Okanagan History... Interesting, accurate and accessible, with lots of archival photographs, this work is a must-read for Okanagan locals, first-time visitors and BC history buffs alike." - from dust jacket. Few libr... View more info

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The Threat

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Go Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 347A8225

ISBN: 0919283004

Condition: Very Good


0919283004 97 pages. "A forceful life of Soviet life and policies as they *should* be viewed in the west... Author was the first of the Soviet dissidents to be published in the western press." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Interactions 5 - Western Canadian Edition

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Prentice Hall Ginn Canada: 1997

Edition: Western Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 169A8429

ISBN: 9999911056

Condition: Good


9999911056 229 pages. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Purity Flour Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Toronto & Winnipeg, Western Canada Flour Mills Co. Limited: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 747G0894

ISBN: B000HKT87O

Condition: Fair


B000HKT87O 158 pages. Lovely nostalgic colour-illustrated front cover shows proud cook holding her baking. Two other colour plates within. "A general purpose publication on the culinary art, with valuable information and recipes on various methods of food preparation. Bread, rolls, buns, cakes, pies, fish, poultry, meats, vegetables, salads, fruits, pickles, sauces, beverages, candies, Preserves, etc., etc." - subtitle. No mention of any prior editions or printings. Prior owner's name atop title page. Above-average soiling and wear through use. BInding intact. Original hanger/... View more info

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Wolves in Canada and Alaska/Cat No Cw65-8-45E (Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Government Pub Centre: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 351G3403

ISBN: 0660113783

Condition: Fair


0660113783 135 pages. Proceedings of the Wolf Symposium held in Edmonton, Alberta, 12-14 May, 1981. Includes submissions such as: A Perspective on the taxonomy of wolves in North America; Status and Management of wolves in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec; Historical and Present status of wolves in the NWT; Status and management of wolves in the Yukon Terrritory; Historical and present perspectives on wolf management in Alaska; Population dynamics of wolves; Social influence on reproduction in wolves; Considerations in wolf management related to genetic variability and... View more info

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Traditional Ukrainian cookery by Savella Stechishin (February 19,1991)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Trident Press (February 19,1991): 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 755H4344

ISBN: B01B98DU0I

Condition: Good


B01B98DU0I 496 pages. Index. Reprint of the 1957 first edition. "Ukrainian dishes are neither highly-spiced nor bland - they are subtle and pleasing, having their own indefinable qualities. The culinary skillis passed from mother to daughter are an essential part of her preparation for marriage. Ukrainian Canadians have brought with them from their native land a wealth of their own culture with truly priceless treasures of a tangible character as well as intangible spiritual values. Their music, choral performances, poetry, folk art, dances, and rituals are cherished by them. In a s... View more info

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The Purity Cook-Book (Cookbook)

By: "A Practical Housekeeper"

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Western Canada Flour Mills Co., Limited: 1937

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 757H0261

Condition: Good


202 pages. 23 x 16cm. Index. Several charming colour illustrations plus more in black and white. Navy blue cloth-covered boards with white lettering on front board. Coupon page at back present and complete. Binding intact. Unmarked. A high-quality copy of this lovely vintage Canadian cookbook. Driver O771.2 View more info

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Edith Adams' Twelfth Annual Prize Cook Book: Readers' Tested Recipes / Basic Cookery

By: Adams, Edith

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, The Vancouver Sun: 1948

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: 758C5051

ISBN: B0024O08KC

Condition: Fair


B0024O08KC 96 pages. Contains 550 recipes. "For more than 20 years, Western Canada's most versatile home cooks have been sending their favorite recipes to Edith Adams, and this well-known food authority has been publishing one of them each day, with a dollar prize award, in her regular newspaper column." - from front cover. Above-average soiling and wear. Some markings to contents. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History #14

By: Allen, Robert S.; Mills, G.E.; Holdsworth, D.W.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government of Canada: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 415C6475

Condition: Good


170 pages. Archival black and white photos. Includes: The British Indian Department and the Frontier in North America, 1755-1830; The B.C. Mills Prefabricated System - The Emergence of Ready-made Buildings in Western Canada. Prior owner's small inkstamped name inside front cover else clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, September (Sept.) 13, 1971 - Vietnam Combat Diary / The New Face of Adoption

By: Alsop, Stewart; Morgenstern, Joseph; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4879

Condition: Good


122 pages. Features: Cover photo of New Jersey Couple Frank and Barbara Calabrese with adopted daughter Rachel; The New Face of Adoption; Vietnam combat diary; Sen. Strom Thurmond; New birth control techniques; Color photos of daily life on the Chinese Mainland; Can Wage-Price freezes work?; The Increasing Role of Computers in art - from music to poetry to visual works; One-page ad for Moneysworth with photo of Ralph Ginzburg; Dixie Takes the Bus; photo of burning school buses in Pontiac, Michigan; Reflecting on Black Panther George Jackson, killed in San Quentin recently; Sales of lottery ti... View more info

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

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Marketing by Pencrest Pub: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64500671

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Fine


0969216904 340 pages including index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. "It was long the custom to regard local and even regional history as being of relatively little importance. But of late it has been recognized that if the generalizations that properly characterize broader studies are to be valid, they must often be based upon local sources that are frequently the only record of past events, changed conditions and vanished life-styles. The great number of local and regional studies now being published will result eventually in a much better and more perceptive general hist... View more info

Agriculture for High Schools - Second Edition

By: Andrews, H.C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage & Co., Limited: 1955

Edition: Reprint of Second Edition

Seller ID: 63103435

Condition: Good


408 pages including index. Stress has been placed on the principles underlying a permanent system of agriculture, and it is hoped that the student will find many suggestions of practical value to him/her. The student who is familiar, even to a slight degree, with the problems and difficulties confronting the farmer will be better equipped to take his place in whativer sphere of activity he/she may in the future find him/herself, particularly in Western Canada, an essentially agricultural community. Printed on glossy paper. Copiously illustrated in black and white. Average wear. Binding i... View more info

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Battle On!

By: Arthur, Alan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Wilson Freelance: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869A6910

ISBN: 0968302009

Condition: Good


0968302009 128 pages. Stories include: Clambake, The Engineer, The Cowboy Hat, Elmer Saves the Day, and many more. Ink stamp atop title page else unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Sound working copy. View more info

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The Province of British Columbia Centennial Directory: History, Industry, Tourist, Business Listings, Old and New Photographs

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Canadian Directories: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0460

Condition: Fair


A massive tome (weighs over 5 pounds) which presents a delightful, comprehensive and informative cross-section of British Columbia in Canada's Centennial year, 1967. Included are hundreds of nostalgic contemporary advertisements. These ads are grouped geographically, small town by small town, along with information about many dozens of local communities. Reading the descriptions of these towns, viewing their pictures, and perusing the ads is like stepping back in time! Sections are devoted to all aspects of the provincial economy and infrastructure. As the binding is fragile and some page... View more info

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The New Purity Flour Cook Book

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Western Canada Flour Mills Co. Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 758C6074

Condition: Fair


183 pages. A heavily worn and soiled vintage copy. Occasional markings to contents. Binding intact. A much used and loved copy. View more info