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Vancouver's Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980

By: ANDERSON, Kay J.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill Queens Univ Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040920

ISBN: 0773508449

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Hill Billy in High Heels

By: BOGAR, Jeff

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York & Winnipeg, Stallion Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26924

Condition: Good to Very Good


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. Weig... View more info

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Allophanes

By: BOWERING, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Coach House Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041171

ISBN: 0889101922

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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A Saga of Duck and Goose Hunting

By: BUSH, Walrter L.; ROBINSON, Jimmy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, American Wildlife Art Galleries: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Singed by Authors and Artist

Seller ID: 038421

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Frenchie

By: CHARLSON, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Venus Books: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26923

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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French Maid

By: COOPER, Morton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Detective House Inc.: 1954

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 26925

Condition: About Very Good


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. View more info

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Little Jack Rabbit and Miss Mousie

By: CORY, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 25190

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

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Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers

By: CORY, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1921

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 25192

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Little Jack Rabbit's Adventures

By: CORY, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1921

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 25193

Condition: Near Fine


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 Journe... View more info

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Vivette

By: GROVER, Captain L. H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Courtenay, BC, Author Published: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036135

Condition: Good VG


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. View more info

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Stag Model

By: HARVEY, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Midwood [Tower]: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90061

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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Meadow Brook

By: HOLMES, Mary J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Log Cabin Press:

Edition: Edition Unknown, Presumed First

Seller ID: 039034

Condition: Very Good Plus


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. View more info

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Mother of Invention [The Flying Nun #3]

By: JOHNSTON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038771

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Water Under the Bridge at Lynx Lake

By: LAWSON, J. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sprucedale, ON, Author Published: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 038448

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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Archaic Chinese Jade, a New Approach

By: LIU, Liangyou

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Taipei, Aries Gemini Publishing Ltd.: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 33125

ISBN: 9579259062

Condition: As New


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. View more info

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The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving

By: MacNAIR, Peter L.; HOOVER, Alan L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Victoria, B. C., British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038454

ISBN: 0771884079

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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Quotations from Chairman Zalm

By: OSBORNE, Stephen; SCHENDLINGER, Mary - Editors

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Arsenal Pulp Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040922

ISBN: 0889782040

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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De Houtvesterswoning. Een verhaal uit den Harz

By: PAPKE, K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Zwolle, La Riviere & Voorhoeve:

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 041372

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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Settlers along the Bow: A History of Rainier, Bow City

By: RAINIER-BPW CITY HISTORY BOOK CLUB

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bow City, AB, Rainier-Bow City History Book Club: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038411

ISBN: 0919212646

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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The Adventures of Harry Rochester: A Tale of the Days of Marlborough and Eugene

By: STRANG, Herbert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1938

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 25195

Condition: About Very Good


Historical fiction taking place in the early 18th century. 417pp, frontis. Interior is clean, pages bright. Minor spotting to top and fore edges. Tight spine, no wear to hinges. Slight forward lean present. Illustrated boards are bright, clean and very attractive. Minor wear to spine edges.Weight, 410g. View more info