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CHINOOK COUNTRY Alberta South

CHINOOK COUNTRY Alberta South

by Bill Simpkins

Oxford University Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 019540307X . Signed by former premier, Ralph Klein, when he was still Mayor of Calgary: "Thank you for driving safely, Ralph Klein, Mayor". Foreword by Peter Lougheed and intro by Grant MacEwan. Oblong hardcover - approximately 9" x 11". Only light wear overall. Jacket has a brodart sleeve, which has been taped to book. The sleeve has some scuffing and light scratches, however dustjacket... Read more
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$24.95
SHUMKA, RETURN OF THE WHIRLWIND VHS Tape

SHUMKA, RETURN OF THE WHIRLWIND VHS Tape

by Sulyma Productions

Sulyma Productions. Very Good. 1991. First Edition. Non-Book. Tape plays well, box has a little wear at corners. Experience the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers as they tour Kiev, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv and Moscow. Starring Canada's Ukrainian Shumka Dancers and the Kiev State Chamber Orchestra. Recorded live in the Ukraine. 58 minutes. Region 1 (US & Canada). [240]; Video Tape; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$19.95
BEYOND TWO SOLITUDES French Quebec and Multiculturalism / National Unity

BEYOND TWO SOLITUDES French Quebec and Multiculturalism / National Unity

by Donald Smith

Halifax, NS: Fernwood. Very Good. 1998. First Edition. Softcover. 155266001X . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Only light wear overall, pages clean and intact. As the debate between French and English Canada rages on, this book takes another look at the national unity issue. The central theme of Beyond Two Solitudes is one of optimism and harmony. Author Donald Smith gives an insider? S point-of-view, as a French-speaking English... Read more
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$7.50
HINDU MYTHS  A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit

HINDU MYTHS A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit

by Anonymous; O'Flaherty, Wendy Doniger (translator)

Penguin Classics. Very Good. 1976. Softcover. Penguin 1976 printing. Pages are clean and intact. Cover has light edge/corner wear, light rubbing and a small taped tear/peel on rear. These tales of Hindu gods and demons express in vivid symbols the metaphysical insights of ancient Indian priests and poets.... (177noto) ; Penguin Classics; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 368 pages; .
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$4.95
The British Almanac of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1836

The British Almanac of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1836

by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

London: Charles Knight & Co, 1836. 1836 edition, 12mo, bound with 12pp publisher's catalogue in the front and single sheet further ad at rear; blue/black grained cloth lettered gilt at spine; the Companion for 1836 follows on for a further 250 odd pages, previous owner's contemporary name to fr pastedown and there are several ink marks to publisher's catalogue and again once or twice in early part of text; that said however this is by and large a good survivor with only mild wear to... Read more
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£12.00
Miss Manners Rescues Civilization: From Sexual Harassment, Frivolous Lawsuits, Dissing and Other Lapses in Civility

Miss Manners Rescues Civilization: From Sexual Harassment, Frivolous Lawsuits, Dissing and Other Lapses in Civility

by Martin, Judith

New York, New York, U.S.A: Crown Pub, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Daniel Mark Duffy. Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket As New. Bright and clean in binding of red and cream, spotless, tight and solid and square. Miss Manners leads the charge toward a livable future rather than a return to the etiquette of past eras. A wise, witty, and startling examination of how the breakdown of etiquette is contributing to the disintegration of our society. A very... Read more
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$5.55
TOTEM POLES An Illustrated Guide

TOTEM POLES An Illustrated Guide

by Halpin, Marjorie M

University of British Columbia Press. Very Good. 1981. First Edition. Softcover. 0774801387 . 1981 UBC printing. Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Interior clean, with all pages intact. Cover has light edgewear and some loosening of laminate along spine, light soiling. History of the totem poles of the Indians of the Northwest Coast, including archival photos which show the poles in their original settings. B/w & colour illustrations. [osl-355]; 4to... Read more
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$7.00
IN SEARCH OF THE IMMORTALS  Mummies, Death and the Afterlife

IN SEARCH OF THE IMMORTALS Mummies, Death and the Afterlife

by Howard Reid

Headline Book Publishing. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 0747275556 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, one earmark seen. Jacket has light scuffing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Review: "This vivid, sympathetic account of the world's mummy-making cultures contributes much to the mummy trade, which does such a brisk business these days in books and on... Read more
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$11.95
READY TO RIOT

READY TO RIOT

by Wright, Nathan Jr

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. HC/DJ - fine/VG. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends. Jacket has light scuffing, light edgewear and a few small tears/chips to top edge, price clipped. "Black people in our cities do not need poverty programs, urban renewal, job training, "integration", or public welfare; they need status, and the ability to achieve equitable power relationships with those who have... Read more
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$8.95
Dialect of the West Riding of Yorkshire: a Short History of Leeds and Other Towns

Dialect of the West Riding of Yorkshire: a Short History of Leeds and Other Towns

by Dyer, Samuel

Wakefield: S R Publishers, 1970. 1971 reissue, 12mo, 143pp, facsimile of 1891 edition; VG+ Copy in VG+ DJ. New Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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£7.00
ON BEING A MUSLIM Finding a Religious Path in the World Today

ON BEING A MUSLIM Finding a Religious Path in the World Today

by Esack, Farid

Oxford: Oneworld. Very Good+. 1999. First Edition. Softcover. 1851681469 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Only light wear overall. Light soiling outer edge of pages, interior clean. "Tackling some of the key issues facing Islam today, this is a controversial, challenging, witty, and passionate account of a Muslim's life in the modern world. " (380not ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$7.50
DON'T MARRY ME TO A PLOWMAN!  Women's Everyday Lives in Rural North India

DON'T MARRY ME TO A PLOWMAN! Women's Everyday Lives in Rural North India

by Jeffery, Patricia & Jeffery, Roger

Westview Press. Very Good. 1996. First Edition; Third Printing. Softcover. 0813326214 . Cover has light edge and corner wear, a little corner curling, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages clean and intact, with no markings. B/w illus. 294 pages. Popular images of India women range from the submissive bride behind her veil to the powerful, active women of politics. In this lively and unique book, Patricia and Roger Jeffery present a different perspective on women's lives. Focusing on the... Read more
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$14.95
Sonora An Intimate Geography

Sonora An Intimate Geography

by Yetman, David

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996. Signature itself is 2" x 3/4". 248 pages. Fast Shipping.. Signed by Author. First Edition, Signed By Author. Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. Illus. by Hancock, Virgil and Mirocha, Paul. 9 1/2" x 6" x 1".
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$11.90
ITALIAN-AMERICAN FOLKLORE Proverbs, Songs, Games, Folktales, Foodways,  Superstitions, Folk Remedies & More

ITALIAN-AMERICAN FOLKLORE Proverbs, Songs, Games, Folktales, Foodways, Superstitions, Folk Remedies & More

by Malpezzi, Frances M

Arkansas: August House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0874832799 . 1992 first edition. Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - mylar cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and tight, bookplate on first page, jacket attached to book, light soiling to rear. Illustrated. Only light wear overall. ; 8vo; 298 pages; Italian-American Folklore draws its material directly from Americans of Italian descent, in both urban and rural communities.... Read more
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$15.50
RED ON WHITE The Biography of Duke Redbird

RED ON WHITE The Biography of Duke Redbird

by Dunn, Marty

Toronto: New Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0695802313 . Hardcover is clean & tight, minimal wear, small inscription on blank endpage. Jacket has light edgewear and a couple small tears. 121 pages. B/w Illustrations. Duke Redbird was one of the first voice's of Indian protest heard in the sixties. As editor of The Thunderbird, Canada's first national Indian newspaper, he bitterly attacked the white's for their cruel repression of his... Read more
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$17.50
THE ORDERLY DISORDERLY HOUSE

THE ORDERLY DISORDERLY HOUSE

by Erwin, Carol; with Miller, Floyd

New York: Doubleday. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. HC has light edgewear/corner bumping. There is some spotting and a stain on top edge. Interior pages are tight and have no markings other than a name written on first endpage, but the stain on the top edge affects the top corner edge of quite a few pages and part way down the edge and spine edge of back inside cover. The stain is fairly unobtrusive on the interior pages, but does affect the last couple pages and... Read more
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$15.95
TASMANIAN MUSIC - AN IMPASSE?

TASMANIAN MUSIC - AN IMPASSE?

by Moyle,Alice, M

Records of the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania. No. 26. Pp.18, +graph & music scores. Wraps (light cvr creases). Text clean, nr fine. History of recording Tasmanian Aboriginal songs with several music scores. Please note: Due to International mail delivery problems, we currently supply items only to Australian or New Zealand addresses.
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AU$55.00
TRIBUTES TO THE SCARLET RIDERS An Anthology of Mountie Poems

TRIBUTES TO THE SCARLET RIDERS An Anthology of Mountie Poems

by Kuhn, Edgar A

Surrey, B. C.: Heritage House. Very Good+. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 1894384709 . Ex-library book, but still in excellent condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Very clean, overall wear is light. This engaging collection of verse captures the history and experiences of the Mounties from the 1800s to the present day. Ranging from humerous to poignant, they reflect the moods and adventures of Arctic survivors, plains horsemen, vulnerable trainees, and witty... Read more
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$9.95
RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS IN CANADA

RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS IN CANADA

by Li, Peter S. (editor)

Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1990. Second Printing. Softcover. 0195407210 . Very nice condition. Cover has light corner wear, light crease on front, a little soiling outer edge of pages. Pages are clean, however there are a few pages with pencil underlining. "A collection of twelve essays by leading sociologists, discussing government policies and academic theories that affect how race and ethnic relations are structured and interpreted in Canada. " (443os? ) ; 8vo .
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$9.50
CANADIAN SAYINGS 2

CANADIAN SAYINGS 2

by Casselman, Bill

McArthur & Company Publishing, Ltd.. Fine. 2002. First Edition. Softcover. 1552782727 . Excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Overall wear is very light. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 200 pages; Folk sayings are passed by word of mouth in communities where life and work are shared, and Bill Casselman has collected 1,000 absolute beauties in this all new edition. (*lower shipping avail to all locations) [155-osl] .
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$3.50
EDMONTON'S URBAN VILLAGES The Community League Movement

EDMONTON'S URBAN VILLAGES The Community League Movement

by Kuban, Ron

University of Alberta Press. New. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 0888644388 . 249 pages. New & unread, no markings, upper front corner has a light crease. B/w illustrations. No other city in North America owes as much to its comunity league movement as Edmonton, Alberta. For close to a century, tens of thousands of volunteers from the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues have shaped municipal development by giving a voice to and acting as a training ground for grassroots civic... Read more
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$18.00
THOMPSON, A CITY AND ITS PEOPLE

THOMPSON, A CITY AND ITS PEOPLE

by Buckingham, Graham

Manitoba: Thompson Historical, Heritage & Museum Society. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0889255105 . Hardcover is clean & tight, fine other than small inscription (covered by front flap) inside front cover and slight paper break at crease near spine. Otherwise unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing & light creasing of rear top, not price clipped. "...In many ways the story of Thompson from the early days of the 1950's and 60's to... Read more
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$30.50
SOFT STATE A Newspaperman's Chronicle of India

SOFT STATE A Newspaperman's Chronicle of India

by Nossiter, Bernard D

New York: Harper & Row. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, bumping to spine ends. Jacket is scuffed, with light edgewear and a few tiny edge tears, age tanning, not price clipped. "A critique of Indian society describing its shortcomings and possible inability to achieve self-sustaining economic growth. The author paints the subject as it really is, not as well-intentioned Westerners would like it... Read more
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$8.95
FRONTIER WOMEN "Civilizing" the West? 1840 - 1880, Revised Edition

FRONTIER WOMEN "Civilizing" the West? 1840 - 1880, Revised Edition

by Jeffrey, Julie Roy

Hill and Wang. Very Good+. 1998. Second Edition. Softcover. 080901601X . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual type of markings. Interior clean, light soiling to outer edge of pages. Very light edgewear to cover. "This portrait of women in the Western migration covers life on the Overland Trail and their roles in bringing civilization to new settlements and reestablishing traditional mores. This edition has been updated and revised to include new... Read more
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$8.95
ISLAMIC TILES

ISLAMIC TILES

by Porter, Venetia

Interlink Publishing Group. Very Good. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 1566561914 . Ex-library book but still in quite good condition - sturdy laminated cover & usual ex-lib type markings. Cover has light edge & corner wear, light soiling/spotting to outer edge of pages. Interior pages are tight and clean, light age tanning to page edges. Colour & b/w illustrations. Ceramic tiles have been produced for over a thousand years in the heartlands of the Islamic world, used to decorate... Read more
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$9.50