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Vancouver's Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980, ANDERSON, Kay J.
1 ANDERSON, Kay J. Vancouver's Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980
Montreal McGill Queens Univ Press 1991 0773508449 / 9780773508446 First Edition Cloth Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
The author - 'charts the construction of Chinatown in the minds and streets of the white community of Vancouver over a hundred-year period'. 323pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket, with sun-fading to the spine. Weight, 630g. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Hill Billy in High Heels, BOGAR, Jeff
2 BOGAR, Jeff Hill Billy in High Heels
New York & Winnipeg Stallion Books First Edition Printed Wrappers Good to Very Good Vintage Digest Paperback 5.5 
A paperback original novel. Printed in Canada. Stallion Books on title page. Stallion N0. 201 to front cover. Uni No. 65 printed on spine. 124pp. Interior unmarked, pages browning. Front wrappers with colorfull GGA illustration - 'She was sixteen...and true to the code of the hills...ripe for love!'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near display quality front panel. Book slightly 'wavy' along spine as is often the case with these books. Undated, circa 1954. Weight, 90g. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Allophanes, BOWERING, George
3 BOWERING, George Allophanes
Toronto, ON, Canada Coach House Press 1976 0889101922 / 9780889101920 First Edition Wrappers VG+ Softcover 21 Cm 
Canadian poetry. An edition of 1000 copies, unnumbered and unsigned. Die-cut front wraper. Interior is bright, clean and fresh. Front wrapper has closed tear from fore-edge to the die-cut opening [about 2cm]. Weight, 74g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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A Saga of Duck and Goose Hunting, BUSH, Walrter L.; ROBINSON, Jimmy
4 BUSH, Walrter L.; ROBINSON, Jimmy A Saga of Duck and Goose Hunting
Minneapolis American Wildlife Art Galleries 1978 First Edition Cloth Fine Good to Very Good Hardcover Quarto Les C. Kouba Singed by Authors and Artist
Study of hunting and shooting wild ducks and geese. Text by Walter L. Bush ; color reproductions of paintings by Leslie C. Kouba ; editorial consultant, Jimmy Robinson. Signed by all three, in ink, on the title page. xvii, 223 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclippeed dustjacket shows some edge wear, 2 or 3 margin tears, tiny chips etc., but is otherwise bright and clean. Heavy book weighing 1.422kg. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Frenchie, CHARLSON, David
5 CHARLSON, David Frenchie
New York Venus Books 1952 First Edition Printed Wrappers Very Good Vintage Digest Paperback 5.5 
Vintage, digest-sized paperback.An original novel, published here for the first time, not a reprint.Venus No. 134. 129pp. GGA cover art. Photo illustration on rear wrapper. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages browning as usual. Stapled binding is s ound. Minor wear to spine edges. Slight surface wear. Decent copy. Weight, 100g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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French Maid, COOPER, Morton
6 COOPER, Morton French Maid
New York Detective House Inc. 1954 Second Edition Printed Wrappers About Very Good Vintage Digest Paperback 5.5 
Vintage paperback, digest size. Cameo 351. 'The story of a girl from Paris who brought her French ways into a house of secret passions'. 130pp. Interior clean and unmarked except for a bookstore stamp to tp. Binding is tight and square with no creasing to spine but slight wear to extremities. GGA cover art. Front panel is bright clean and unmarked. Weight, 100g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Little Jack Rabbit and Miss Mousie, CORY, David
7 CORY, David Little Jack Rabbit and Miss Mousie
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1925 Later Printing Cloth Near Fine Very Good Juvenile Series 12mo - over 6 H. S. Barbour 
A volume in the 'Little Jack Rabbit' Series for children. 128pp, color frontis and 3 color plates, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean interior. A little spotting to fore edge and top edge. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Red cloth is clean and bright, with no fading and no wear. Dustjacket is very bright and clean. Some wear to extremities of spine and to corners, and a couple oif unobtrusive margin tears [.25" and .5"]. Inside front flap lists 15 Little Jack Rabbit titles. Inside rear flap lists 10 Puss-in-Boots Jr. series. Attractive copy. Weight, 220g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers, CORY, David
8 CORY, David Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Later Printing Cloth Near Fine Good VG Juvenile Series 12mo - over 6 H. S. Barbour 
A volume in the 'Little Jack Rabbit' Series for children. 128pp, color frontis and 3 color plates, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Red cloth is clean and bright, with no fading and no wear. Dustjacket is very bright and clean. A little wear to extremities of spine and to corners.Dustjacket front flap lists 14 Little Jack Rabbit titles. Inside rear flap lists 10 Puss-in-Boots Jr. series. Attractive copy. Weight, 220g. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Little Jack Rabbit's Adventures, CORY, David
9 CORY, David Little Jack Rabbit's Adventures
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Later Printing Cloth Near Fine About VG Juvenile Series 12mo - over 6 H. S. Barbour 
A volume in the 'Little Jack Rabbit' Series for children. 128pp, color frontis and 3 color plates, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Red cloth is clean and bright, with no fading and no wear. Dustjacket is very bright and clean. Wear to extremities of spine and to corners. A few tiny margin tears. Still an attractive appearance. Dustjacket front flap lists 14 Little Jack Rabbit titles. Inside rear flap lists 5 Little Journeys to Happyland series. Attractive copy. Weight, 230g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Vivette, GROVER, Captain L. H.
10 GROVER, Captain L. H. Vivette
Courtenay, BC Author Published 1919 First Edition Wrappers Good VG Softcover Booklet 8vo - over 7 
Fiction based upon the First World War experiences of the author, Captain Lucius Halen Grover of Courtenay, BC [First Battalion C.E.F.]. 43pp . Clean unmarked copy with a sound, tight stapled binding. Khaki wrappers. Scarce! Weight, 84g. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Stag Model, HARVEY, James
11 HARVEY, James Stag Model
New York Midwood [Tower] 1960 First Edition Card Wrappers VG+ Vintage Paperback 7" Tall 
Midwood No. 42. Printed in Canada. First appearance of an original novel. 'Men called him 'pretty boy' but all the girls wanted to 'star' with him...'. 158pp, photo cover. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Faint center crease to spine. Near Fine. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Meadow Brook, HOLMES, Mary J.
12 HOLMES, Mary J. Meadow Brook
New York Log Cabin Press Edition Unknown, Presumed First Printed Wrappers Very Good Plus 16mo - over 5 
Log Cabin Series No.6. A precursor to the modern paperback. Circa early 20th century. Printed on inexpensive 'pulp' paper with color printed illustration on wrappers, and with stapled binding. Good VG+, probably never-read: great condition for type and age. 5"x6.5", 296pp. Scan available. Weight, 166g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mother of Invention [The Flying Nun #3], JOHNSTON
13 JOHNSTON Mother of Invention [The Flying Nun #3]
New York Ace Books 1969 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Vintage Paperback 7 
Third novel based on the Popular Screen Gems - ABC TV series, 'The Flying Nun'. 175pp, photo wrappers. Bright, clean copy. Small ink signature to top of first page otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Slight wear to some edges. Displkay quality. Weight, 100g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Water Under the Bridge at Lynx Lake, LAWSON, J. H.
14 LAWSON, J. H. Water Under the Bridge at Lynx Lake
Sprucedale, ON Author Published 1991 First Edition Printed Wrappers VG+ Softcover 8vo - over 7 Author Signed Copy
Family history of the Lawsons of Lynx Lake, Ontario, along with local history. Signed by the author on the verso of the title page. 111pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean,interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Uncommon. Weight, 220g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Archaic Chinese Jade, a New Approach, LIU, Liangyou
15 LIU, Liangyou Archaic Chinese Jade, a New Approach
Taipei Aries Gemini Publishing Ltd. 1993 9579259062 / 9789579259064 Second Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover in Slipcase 4to - over 9 
Chinese language text. A scholarly examination of Jade from the Xia Dynasty [1994BCE-1766BCE] to the Qing Dynasty [1644AD-1912AD]. 419pp, profusely illustrated in color and ion b&w. Bright, fresh copy, about "as nmew'. very heavy book weighing 2.7kg. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving, MacNAIR, Peter L.; HOOVER, Alan L.
16 MacNAIR, Peter L.; HOOVER, Alan L. The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving
Victoria, B. C. British Columbia Provincial Museum 1984 0771884079 / 9780771884078 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Softcover Quarto 
The history of Haida Argillite carving. Special publication (British Columbia Provincial Museum), no. 7. 211pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w. 25 by 27 cm. Bright, clean interior. Small ink name to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Minor wear to some edges of wrappers. Weight, 880g. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Quotations from Chairman Zalm, OSBORNE, Stephen; SCHENDLINGER, Mary - Editors
17 OSBORNE, Stephen; SCHENDLINGER, Mary - Editors Quotations from Chairman Zalm
Vancouver, BC, Canada Arsenal Pulp Press 1988 0889782040 / 9780889782044 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 7 by 11 Cm 
Miniature book featuring a collection of quotations from British Columbia's one-time Premier, William 'Bill' Vander Zalm [1986-1991]. 95pp. Bright, clean copy about 'as new'. Weight, 37g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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De Houtvesterswoning. Een verhaal uit den Harz, PAPKE, K.
18 PAPKE, K. De Houtvesterswoning. Een verhaal uit den Harz
Zwolle La Riviere & Voorhoeve First Edition [presumed] Pictorial Cloth VG No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Christelijke roman. Dutch language. Linnen band, 235 pp, 21 x 16 cm. Naar het hoogduitsch. Clean interior. Owner's stamp to ffep otherwise unmarked. Undated. Very attractive, pictorial cover. Sound binding, slight wear to cloth at tips. Weight, 467g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Settlers along the Bow: A History of Rainier, Bow City, RAINIER-BPW CITY HISTORY BOOK CLUB
19 RAINIER-BPW CITY HISTORY BOOK CLUB Settlers along the Bow: A History of Rainier, Bow City
Bow City, AB Rainier-Bow City History Book Club 1975 0919212646 / 9780919212640 First Edition Cloth Near Fine No Dustjacket: None Issued Hardcover Quarto 
Local and family history of the Bow Valley - Rainier area of Alberta, south-east of Calgary. 296pp, profusely photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarjked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to orange cloth. Heavy book weighing 1.128kg. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Pig: Breeding, Rearing, and Marketing, SPENCER, Sanders
20 SPENCER, Sanders The Pig: Breeding, Rearing, and Marketing
London C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. 1919 First Edition Pictorial Cloth Very Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
How to breed, raise and market Pigs. OCLC Number: 18735857. 4 p. l., 13-184 p. front., plates. 19 cm. Plates printed on both sides of leaf. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound binding. Attractive, pictorial boards. Weight, 380g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Frenchie, CHARLSON, David
Frenchie
CHARLSON, David
15.00 USD
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Archaic Chinese Jade, a New Approach, LIU, Liangyou
Archaic Chinese Jade, a New Approach
LIU, Liangyou
75.00 USD
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A Saga of Duck and Goose Hunting, BUSH, Walrter L.; ROBINSON, Jimmy
A Saga of Duck and Goose Hunting
BUSH, Walrter L.; ROBINSON, Jimmy
75.00 USD
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The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving, MacNAIR, Peter L.; HOOVER, Alan L.
The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving
MacNAIR, Peter L.; HOOVER, Alan L.
50.00 USD
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Mother of Invention [The Flying Nun #3], JOHNSTON
Mother of Invention [The Flying Nun #3]
JOHNSTON
8.00 USD
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Quotations from Chairman Zalm, OSBORNE, Stephen; SCHENDLINGER, Mary - Editors
Quotations from Chairman Zalm
OSBORNE, Stephen; SCHENDLINGER, Mary - Editors
9.00 USD
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Vancouver's Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980, ANDERSON, Kay J.
Vancouver's Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980
24.00 USD

Stag Model, HARVEY, James
Stag Model
6.00 USD

Meadow Brook, HOLMES, Mary J.
Meadow Brook
20.00 USD

Mother of Invention [The Flying Nun #3], JOHNSTON
Mother of Invention [The Flying Nun #3]
8.00 USD

The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving, MacNAIR, Peter L.; HOOVER, Alan L.
The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving
50.00 USD

Water Under the Bridge at Lynx Lake, LAWSON, J. H.
Water Under the Bridge at Lynx Lake
20.00 USD

A Saga of Duck and Goose Hunting, BUSH, Walrter L.; ROBINSON, Jimmy
A Saga of Duck and Goose Hunting
75.00 USD

Settlers along the Bow: A History of Rainier, Bow City, RAINIER-BPW CITY HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Settlers along the Bow: A History of Rainier, Bow City
50.00 USD

 
 

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