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1 Canada's First City: Saint John. The Charter of 1785 and Common Council Proceedings Under Mayor G.G. Ludlow 1785-1795
Saint John, NB, Canada, City of Saint John,, 1962, Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 214 pages. Signed by Eric L. Teed, the Mayor circa 1962. Full green cloth boards. 138197 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Electronic Parallel Diplomatic Manuscript Texts of Ancrene Wisse Preface and Parts 1-3:  A Printed Trial Version
2 Electronic Parallel Diplomatic Manuscript Texts of Ancrene Wisse Preface and Parts 1-3: A Printed Trial Version
Tokyo, Tokyo Medieval Manuscript Reading Group, 2000, Oversize Paperback Fine 
A new, unread copy in excellent condition. 289 pages. 100755 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines
3 Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines
Standing Conference of South Pennine Authorities, 1989, Trade Paperback Near Fine History 
Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Unpaginated, about 80 pages, each with a b&w photo and text. Contents include In the beginning: geological origins and rural traditions of the Pennines; Domestic calm before industrial storm: the domestic textile industry; Early mills and improveed machines; from weavers cottage to powered mill; The great industrial revolution : muck and brass; Twenteith century changes: one more chapter in teh Pennine saga. Map at back is intact and unused. 141057 
Price: 45.95 USD
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Four Tiny Books on Dictators - Mao Tse-Tung, Benito Mussolini, Hitler, and Saddam Hussein
4 Four Tiny Books on Dictators - Mao Tse-Tung, Benito Mussolini, Hitler, and Saddam Hussein
London, Paragon Book Service, 1996, Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 
Four tiny hardbacks, each measuring 3 1/4"w x 4 1/4"h. Glossy pictorial covers; illustrated in color and black and white. 140963 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Golden Memories:  Golden City 1882
5 Golden Memories: Golden City 1882
Golden And District Historical Society, 1982, Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 314 pages. Black and white photos. History of this British Columbia community. Previous owner's name inside. 138220 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Irish Catholic Halifax: From the Napoleonic Wars to the Great War (Historical Studies 2015 Volume 81: Occasional Paper)
Montreal, Canadian Catholic Historical Association, 2015, 1193 B 1981 Trade Paperback Fine Canada 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 328 pages. 139487 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)
7 Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)
Japan, Osaka Mainichi Publishing Co, 1928, Oversize Hardback Very Good No Jacket Japan 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Large format periodical re-bound by library into a sturdy hardback with three quarters cloth cover and decorative paper boards. 10 3/8"w x 15"h. 176 pages. Newsprint text pages are fragile, age-toned and yellowing, but nine beautiful full-page color plates are printed on heavy white paper and are still in great condition. Color plates have tissue paper overlays, some with printing and one that is torn. Text in English. Many advertisements. Includes articles on culture, politics, and economics. Some of the articles in this issue are titled, "What Kind of Wife?", "Civilian Aviation," and "Katsuben (Workers of Modern Japan)." 139216 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Lenin Photo Cards  - Two Sets
8 Lenin Photo Cards - Two Sets
1984, Moscow, Spineless Very Good 
Two sets of 18 cards each, 5 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h, in folders. The cards are printed in Russian and feature black and white and color photos and illustrations depicting Vladimir Lenin and scenes of revolutionary Russia. The backs of the cards have captions in Russian. Printed in Moscow in 1983 and 1984. 131460 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Tour Guide: Interstate 90 East Heritage Tour Seattle to Spokane: Including Audio Track with Traditional Music and Narratives from Local Residents
Northwest Heritage Resources, 2007, 1891466070 / 9781891466076 Audio CD Near Fine 
Audio CD set of three and about 15 page booklet with maps, graphics, photos. The folder shows very light wear, booklet and CDs are in excellent condition. 128059 
Price: 43.50 USD
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10 Turun Linna Abo Slott Turku Castle
The Historical Museum of Turku, 959125272 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy. 102453 
Price: 65.00 USD
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What a Way to Go: The Guillotine, the Pendulum, the Thousand Cuts, the Spanish Donkey, and 66 Other Ways of Putting Someone to Death, Abbott, Geoffrey
11 Abbott, Geoffrey What a Way to Go: The Guillotine, the Pendulum, the Thousand Cuts, the Spanish Donkey, and 66 Other Ways of Putting Someone to Death
U.S.A., St. Martin's Griffin, 2007, 0312366566 / 9780312366568 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A new, unread book in excellent condition. 137563 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Indian Food: A Historical Companion, Achaya, K. T.
12 Achaya, K. T. Indian Food: A Historical Companion
India, Oxford Univ Pr, 1994, 0195634489 / 9780195634488 Oversize Hardback Good Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 322 pages. Many photos and illustrations. Binding is loose, but pages are intact. Small tears on dust jacket. This historical gastronomic companion draws upon material from a variety of sources-- literature, archaeology, epigraphic records, anthropology, philology, and botanical and genetic studies-- which throw up a gamut of interesting facts pertaining to the origins and evolution of Indian food. 118788 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Russia Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The World Readers), Adele Marie Barker and Bruce Grant
13 Adele Marie Barker and Bruce Grant The Russia Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The World Readers)
Duke Universtiy, 2010, 0822346486 / 9780822346487 Trade Paperback Fine 
Book is as-new with creaseless covers and spine, sharp corners on the covers. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 769 pages. 137217 
Price: 16.95 USD
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The Tipi: Traditional Native American Shelter, Adolf Hungrywolf
14 Adolf Hungrywolf The Tipi: Traditional Native American Shelter
Native Voices, 2006, 1570671745 / 9781570671746 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Native Peoples 
HARDCOVER BOOK re-bound by the library from a paperback into heavy, hardback covers. Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book is very clean and shows little to no wear. 222 pages with a great many b&w photos. 139816 
Price: 18.95 USD
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In the Context of Its Time: A History of Woodlands, Adolph, Val
15 Adolph, Val In the Context of Its Time: A History of Woodlands
Govt. of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Services, 1996, 0772629137 / 9780772629135 Trade Paperback Fine 
Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 150 pages. A history of Woodlands, a home for the mentally handicapped in New Westminster. Black and white photos. 126625 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Memories of Woodlands, Adolph, Val
16 Adolph, Val Memories of Woodlands
Govt. of British Columbia, Ministry of Social Services, 1996, 0772629145 / 9780772629142 Trade Paperback Fine 
Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 142 pages. Memories of the staff of Woodlands, a home for the mentally handicapped in New Westminster. Black and white photos. 126628 
Price: 38.50 USD
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17 Akerblom, K.V. Vassor Bys Historia
Vassor Bys Forlag, 1943, Ex Libris Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Patterned vinyl binding. Interior clean and unmarked. 098813 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Mermaids, Mummies, and Mastodons: The Emergence of the American Museum (Maryland Historical Society), Alderson, William T.
18 Alderson, William T. Mermaids, Mummies, and Mastodons: The Emergence of the American Museum (Maryland Historical Society)
U.S.A., American Association of Museums, 1991, 0931201152 / 9780931201158 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Book shows light shelf wear to covers only, with a curl to the upper and lower page-end corners. otherwise exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 138846 
Price: 10.95 USD
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19 Alejandro, Reynaldo Gamboa; Yuson, Alfred A. Pasig: River of Life
U.S.A., Unilever Philippines, 2000, 9719227206 Oversize Hardback Fine Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 186 pages. Oblong format. Many color photos. 137209 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Ali, Tariq Street Fighting Years : An Autobiography of the Sixties
Great Britain, Fontana/Collins, 1988, 0006373437 / 9780006373438 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 280 pages. Previous owner's name. Yellowing paper. 123587 
Price: 13.95 USD
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