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INDIA The Modern World Series

INDIA The Modern World Series

by Zinkin, Taya

Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1964. First Edition. Softcover. 0198315325 . Cover has light edge & corner wear, crease to rear corner & spine. Internal pages are clean - there are two Dept. Of Education stamps near front and a few pages with corner creasing near rear. There's also a bit of glue residue on one endpage. Pages otherwise very good. A clear account of India's past and present; of the great contrasts between rich and poor and backwardness & modernity. History... 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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$13.95
Heart Burial

Heart Burial

by Bradford, Charles Angell

London: Kessinger Publishing Kessinger re-issue of the 1933 original, 8vo, 256pp, card covers; VG Copy. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£15.00
CANADA'S HOUSE Rideau Hall and the Invention of a Canadian Home

CANADA'S HOUSE Rideau Hall and the Invention of a Canadian Home

by Margaret MacMillan; Harris, Marjorie; Desjardins, Anne L

Alfred A. Knopf. Fine with no dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 0676976751 . Hardcover with illustrated boards. Wrap-around half jacket is missing from this copy. Book in excellent condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Profusely illustrated. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; In this remarkable book — thoughtful, intimate and stunningly illustrated with archival and original photos — three of the best writers in their fields join with Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul to... Read more
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$16.95
Tipos y costumbres de la Nueva Granada/ Types and customs of New Granada

Tipos y costumbres de la Nueva Granada/ Types and customs of New Granada

by Deas, Malcolm, Efraín Sánchez, and Aida Martínez

Bogotá: Fondo Cultural Cafetero, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. Folio. 230 pp. Bound in glossy illustrated boards and matching dust jacket. Black and white and full-color reproductions, several fold-out plates. Bilingual Spanish/English text. Very Good+, previous owner's lengthy inscription on half title, minor age-toning to pages, two small ink stains to bottom edge of text block, otherwise clean and sound in Very Good+ dust jacket with minor scuffing and age-toning.... Read more
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$95.00
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
Immortality; Funerary Rites and Customs

Immortality; Funerary Rites and Customs

by Vulliamy, C E

London: Senate, 1997. Reprint in soft cover format, 8vo, 215pp, card covers, VG Copy. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£3.50
Afrika

Afrika

by Erni , Hans

Zürich: Ernst Scheidegger, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. Oblong 8vo. Unpaged. Bound in full white cloth, title stamped in black on cover and spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Full-color frontispiece and full-color and black and white illustrations throughout. This is #272 in an edition of 1000. Very Good+, internally clean and crisp, red smudging to bottom edge of binding, overall age-toning, in Very Good dust jacket with a few short tears and wear to extremities, crease to... Read more
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$80.00
The American Dream - Stories from the Heart of Our Nation

The American Dream - Stories from the Heart of Our Nation

by Rather, Dan

New York: William Morrow, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Signed 1st edition in dustjacket. Sticker to the front cover indicating "Signed First Edition" and Dan Rather's signature in blue ink on a special limitation page of 1000 signed copies. A very good copy with a bit of bending at the spine tips and a bump to the top corner of the rear board being the only flaws. Interior is clean and unmarked, and tight as if unread. Dustjacket is also very good with just a... Read more
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$17.50
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
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
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. [155-osl] .
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$6.50
THE WAKING GIANT The Soviet Union under Gorbachev

THE WAKING GIANT The Soviet Union under Gorbachev

by Walker, Martin

Abacus. Very Good+. 1987. Softcover. 0349135975 . Very nice, tight copy. Laminated cover, light wear to corners/spine ends, a little soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages clean & tight other than small stamp on endpage. " Walker combines the recent academic analyses of the Soviet Union with sharp journalistic pictures of what motivates everyone from army generals to black market criminals. A convincing and raedable account of Gorbachev's desire for reform and the massive... Read more
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$5.50
The Legacy of Ibo Landing

The Legacy of Ibo Landing

by Goodwine, Marquetta L

Atlanta, GA: Clarity Press, Inc., 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. 8vo. 208 pp. Bound in full bound black cloth, in illustrated dust jacket. Black and white illustrations and full color plates. A collection of essays, stories, recipes, and paintings by and about the Gullah culture and its contribution to American society. Inscribed on page facing full title page by contributing author Ihsan Bracy : "To Rachel Ray/Thanks for visiting/with my/ancestors/Ihsan." Very Good+ tight and... Read more
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$75.00
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
The Shaman's Coat: A Native History of Siberia

The Shaman's Coat: A Native History of Siberia

by Reid, Anna

New York: Walker and Company, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. xiv, 226 pp. Bound in brown boards in illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated with full-color and black and white illustrations and photographs. Near Fine, light bumping to head and tail of spine, in Very Good+ dust jacket with wear to extremities.
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$15.00
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
Costumbristas de hispanoamérica

Costumbristas de hispanoamérica

by Moreiro, Julian

Madrid: Biblioteca EDAF, 2000. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 482, [2] pp. Bound in illustrated wrappers. Very Good, spine slightly cocked, minor soiling to wrappers, internally bright and clean.
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$40.00
FOUR SEASONS IN HOKKAIDO Text in Japanese

FOUR SEASONS IN HOKKAIDO Text in Japanese

by Ishibayashi, Kiyoshi

Self Published. 1990. Hardcover. 9579643687 . Signed/inscribed on endpage: "To ___. Present for you my works "Four Seasons in Hokkaido". Kiyoshi Ishibayashi. " Hardcover is clean & tight, two small tape marks inside covers where wrapper was attached. Jacket has scuffing & light edgewear. Wraparound band has several small tears. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. Japanese language text. [837] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author .
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$38.00
Neither Led Nor Driven

Neither Led Nor Driven

by Moore, Brian L. and Michele A. Johnson

Kingston, Jamaica: University of West Indies Press, [2004]. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 8vo. xx, 476 pp. Bound in blue boards, in illustrated dust jacket. Black and white in-text illustrations and 6 full-color plates. Includes bibliography and index. Fine, bright, clean copy in Fine dust jacket.
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$40.00
FARMERS "MAKING GOOD"  The development of Abernethy District,  Saskatchewan, 1880-1920

FARMERS "MAKING GOOD" The development of Abernethy District, Saskatchewan, 1880-1920

by Dick, Lyle

Canada. Very Good. 1989. Softcover. 0660129396 . Earlier Edition, National Historic Parks & Sites 1989. ISBN: 0660129396. Very nice, clean, tight condition. Library type sticker on spine but no other indication of this being a libary book. Pages are unmarked. Light edge/corner wear to cover. B/w photos. ; Studies in archaeology, architecture, and history; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; "Between 1882 & 1920, settlers from Ontario established social and economic structures at... Read more
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$19.95
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
CANADIAN NEWSPAPERS THE INSIDE STORY The Inside Story

CANADIAN NEWSPAPERS THE INSIDE STORY The Inside Story

by Stewart, Walter (editor)

Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0888301871 . Hardover is clean & tight, unmarked other than crossed out name/address on endpage. Jacket has age tanning, light soiling & a few tiny edge tears. Some of Canada's finest journalists examine the daily newspaper industry in Canada. Contributing journalists include: Harold Horwood, Alden Nowlan, Charles King, Tom Ardies, Kevin Doyle, and others.. [544]; 8vo .
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$14.95
Great Uncle Alfred

Great Uncle Alfred

by White, Alfred Emmet

Self Publishing Association Ltd., UK. First UK edition-first impression. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Fine/Near fine.The Self Publishing Association/Alfred Emmet White,1990.First UK edition-first impression.Tan hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in fine condition, with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark on the outer edges,small nick and scratch on the edges of the... Read more
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£18.60
Arabic Proverbs; or The Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Arabic Proverbs; or The Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

by Burckhardt, J.L. (John Lewis)

London: Curzon Press, 1980. Third printing. Hardcover. Fair/good. Green hardcover in jacket, third printing thus. A fair copy, priced accordingly. Hinges loose with textblock pulling away from the top of the spine column - paper intact and supporting the weight of the text. Shaken as if dropped hard. Readers copy only, but clean and unmarked, general wear to the board edges and corners. Dustjacket is good with minor soiling. 283 pp. An important translation linguistically, giving insight into the... Read more
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$15.00