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201 FLANDRAU, Grace Historic Adventure Land of the Northwest. ex-library
Great Northern Railway, 1927, 
FLANDRAU, Grace. Historic Adventure Land of the Northwest. N.pl.: Great Northern Railway, n.d. [late 1920s?]. Pp 40 + fldg.map. Illustrated. 8vo, tan wrappers. Ex-library (bookplate, stamps), else vg. 30.00

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202 FLEMING, Howard A. University of California Publications in History, 54) SUTHERLAND, Hugh) Canada's Arctic Outlet : A History of the Hudson Bay Railway. no dj.
University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1957, 
FLEMING, Howard A. Canada's Arctic Outlet : A History of the Hudson Bay Railway. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1957. Pp. [10],1-129,[1], map. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. University of California Publications in History, Volume 54. Contents: 1. Origins of the Bay Railway Movement, 1610-1875, 2. Early Maneuvering, 1875-1884, 3. Hugh Sutherland's Forty Miles, 1884-1890, 4. Sutherland's Final Efforts, 1890-1900, 5. Decision for Public Construction, 1900-1908, 6. Railway to Nowhere, 190-1919, 7. On to the Bay, 1919-1931, 8. Two Decades of Disappointment, 1931-1950.Small stain to front board, else vg. 40.00

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203 FLEMING, Sandford England and Canada : A Summer Tour between Old and New Westminster with Historical Notes.
Dawson Brothers, Publishers, Montreal, 1884, 
FLEMING, Sandford. England and Canada : A Summer Tour between Old and New Westminster with Historical Notes. Montreal : Dawson Brothers, Publishers, 1884. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-449,(1). In dex. 8vo, rebound in maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Introductory. 2. Halifax to Liverpool. 3. England. 4. England (continued). 5. England to Canada. 6. Nova Scotia. 7. Halifax to Quebec. 8. Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa. 9. Toronto to Lake Superior. 10. Lake Superior to Winnipeg. 11. Winnipeg, Hudson's Bay Company, Lord Selkirk. 12. Winnipeg to Calgary. 13. Calgary to the Summit. 14. Down Kicking-Horse Valley. 15. To the Summit of the Selkirks. 16. Down the Ille-Celle-Waet. 17. Down the Ille-Celle-Waet (continued). 18. Through the Eagle Pass. 19. Kamloops to the Coast. 20. On Pacific Waters. 21. British Columbia. 22. Home by the Northern Pacific. 23. The Indians. 24. The Canadian Pacific Railway. 25. Conclusion. Sir Sandford Fleming (1827-1915) was a Scottish-born Canadian engineer and inventor, known for proposing worldwide standard timezones, Canada's postage stamp, a huge body of surveying and map making, en gineering much of the Intercolonial Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway. Rebound in cloth with new endpapers, name, else very good. 80.00

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204 FLEMING, Sandford BURPEE, Lawrence J. Sir Sandford Fleming.
Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1930, 
(FLEMING, Sandford). BURPEE, Lawrence J. Sir Sandford Fleming. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1930). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Small 8vo, mustard stapled card covers. A volume in the Eminent Canadians section of The Ryerson Canadian History Readers series. Sir Sandford Fleming (1827-1915) was a Scottish-born Canadian engineer and inventor, known for proposing worldwide standardtime zones, Canada's postage stamp, a huge body of surveying and map makin g, engineering much of the Intercolonial Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway, and being a founding member of the Royal Society of Canada and founder of the Royal Canadian Institute, a science organization in Toronto. Name ticket, else very good. 20.00

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205 FLEMING, Sandford UNITT, Doris J. Sir Sandford Fleming. Second Edition.
Printed by Review Printing Co. Ltd., Peterborough, Ont., 1968, 
(FLEMING, Sandford). Sir Sandford Fleming. Compiled by Doris J. Unitt, Andrew Osler and Edward McCoy. Peterborough, Ont.: Printed by Review Printing Co. Ltd., (February) 1968. Second Edition. Pp [1]-159,(1). Illustrated. 8vo,illustrated reddish-brown card covers. Sir Sandford Fleming (1827-1915) wa s a Scottish-born Canadian engineer and inventor, known for proposing worldwide standard time zones, Canada's postage stamp, a huge body of surveying and map making, engineering much of the Intercolonial Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway, and being a founding member of the Royal Society of Canada and founder of the Royal Canadian Institute, a science organization inToronto. Very good. 25.00

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206 FLEMING, Sandford). GREEN, Lorne Edmond GREEN, Lorne Edmond Sandford Fleming
Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, Don Mills. ON:, 1980, ISBN:0889026718 
(FLEMING, Sandford). GREEN, Lorne Edmond. Sandford Fleming. (Don Mills. ON:Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, 1980). First Printing. Pp (3),4-[64]. Illus trated. 8vo, ill. card covers. A short biography of Sanford Flemming (1827-1915), the father of the transcontinental railroad in Canada. In 1908, Flemming donated a large tract of land surrounding his home on the Northwest Arm in Halifax, where a tower was built to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Nova Scotia legislative assembly. Chapters: 1. Kirkcaldy; 2. Fresh Fields; 3.From Maps to Postage Stamps; 4. The Ontario Northern; 5. The Red River Memorial; ; 6. The Intercolonial Railway; 7. Universal Standard Time; 8. The Canadian Pacific Railway; 9. Off the Rails; 10. The Pacific Cable; 11. Build-Up Canada. Very good. 12.00

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207 FOSTER, GILBERT PARKHURST, Anthony PARSONS, Tony Divided Heart: Structuralism in Newfoundland, II"
1989, 
HANDCOCK, W. Gordon. "The View from Mount Janus: John Cartwright's 1768 Exploits River Toponymy". Article in The Newfoundland Quarterly, Vol.85, No.1, September 1989. Pp 17-21. Double column. Also : "Extracts from the Journal of a Labrador Magistrate, 1919", (Edmund J. Wornell, of Greenspond, 1874-1947); A. Brian Peckford's "Rockwell Kent: Artist and Suspected Spy"; Alan G. Macpherson's "A Name in Search of a Place" [Parkhurst, for the Bristol merchant & Nfld booster Anthony Parkhurst]; Jessie B. Mifflen's "Signal Hill"; Tom Moore's "Three Boxes of Calendars"; Frank Galgay's "The Honourable Members for Ferryland District Before Confederation"; Clayton D. Cook's "Glimpses of the Construction of the Bonavista Branch Railway"; Robert Cuff's "Prominent Figures from Our Recent Past: J.P. Poewll"; 5 poems; book reviews. In the Aspects section : Gilbert Foster's "The Divided Heart: Structurailsm in Newfoundland, Part II.". Vg. 3.00

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208 FOSTER, Lamont Just West of Paradise : Life in a Rural Community . First Edition. signed by author
Bloomfield Press, Kingston, N.S. , 1989, ISBN:0969387709 
FOSTER, Lamont. Just West of Paradise : Life in a Rural Community. (Kingston, N.S. : "Published by Bloomfield Press, L.B. Foster"), 1989. First Edition. "Printed by Mailman Publishing, Bridgetown, Nova Scotia". Pp. (10),1-233,(45). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cardcovers, black lettering. A history of West Paradise, Annapolis County by Lamont Balcom Foster (b.1916). Contents : 1. More than a Century. 2. The Family Tree: (i) Great-Great-Great-Grandfather Benjamin, (ii) Abner Foster, (iii) Lamont Balcom Foster. 3. Early Recollections. 4. Yesteryear. 5. The 'Good 0le Days'. 6. Rupe and Lin's Farm. 7. Visit to the Capital City. 8. West Paradise School Days. 9. Evergreen School. 10. The Hennery. 11. Plowing Roads in Winter. 12. My Oxen. 13. Haying andFarming Together. 14. Ice Cream on Sunday Afternoons. 15. A Bicycle Tour.. 16... The Deer Hunt. 17.Fishing Stories: (i) Lost at Frog Lake, (ii) Overn ight at Paradise Lake, (iii) Tupper Lake Fishing Trip. 18. The Street Car. 19. Making Barrels With Grandfather. 20. The Sunday School Picnic. 21. The Guides Meet. 22. The Hoop Pole Game. 23. A Jacknife. 24. The Barber Shop. 25. Picking Blueberries. 26. The Rabbit Hunt. 27. Honey. 28. Uncle Arthur's Farm. 29. The Rhode Island Red Rooster. 30. Hardwood Hill. 31. Hearts Content. 32. Characters, Stories and Anecdotes:Birch Hill Stream; Dare to be a Daniel; An Appendectomy; "Haw Diamond"; The Party Line; Horses; Leaving Home; Politics; One October 31st; A Bullet For Lunch; Nicknames; Uncle Bat; A Story. 33. The Mail Must Go Through. 34. Teaching the Calf to Drink. 35. TheMarriage Saluting. 36. The Parlour. 37. How wonderful Was Creation. 38. An Essay. 39. A Tourist's Impression of Canada' s North. 40. The Girl on the College Steps. 41. Bridgetown - Hicks' Ferry. 42. L'Esturgeon. 43. Paradis Terrestre. 44. The Dominion Atlantic Railway. 45. Allison FitzRandolph. 46.Clarence and Hilda. 47. The Francises and Ricketsons. 48. Bird Haven: The Dodges. 49. The Fowlers. 50. Eden golf and Country Club. 51.. West of Evergreen School. 52. East of Evergreen School. Glossary. Appendix A - Genealogies: North Side of the Highway. Appendix B - Genealogies: South Side of the Highway. Spine sunned, top of spine nicked, bookplate, else very good. 100.00

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209 FOURNIER, Leslie T. Publications of the International Finance Section, Princeton, 5). Railway Nationalization in Canada : The Problem of the Canadian National Railways. First Edition.
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1935, 
FOURNIER, Leslie T. Railway Nationalization in Canada : The Problem of the Canadian National Railways. Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1935. Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(5),[1]-358. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Publications of the International Finance Sectionof the Department of Economics and Social Institutions in Princeton Univer sity, Walker Foundation, Volume V. E.W. Kemmerer, Director of Research. Contents: 1. A Brief History of the Canadian National Railway System; 2. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway; 3. The Canadian Northern Railway System; 4. TheRailway Inquiry Commission of 1916; 5. The Nationalization of the Canadian Northern; 6. Operating Results of the Canadian National and the Canadian P acific, 1919-1922; 7. The Acquisition of the Grand Trunk System; 8. Analysis of Canadian Railway Operations, 1923-1933; 9. Capital Expenditures of theCanadian National and the Canadian Pacific, 1923-1931; 10. Financial Probl ems of the Canadian National Railways; 11. Report of the Royal Commission on Railways, 1931-1932; 12. The Canadian National-Candian Pacific Act of 1933; 13. Unified Management vs Co-operation; 14. Conclusions. With bibliography and index. Some fading to front and spine gilt, a few spots to front board, front inner hinge starting, else very good. 30.00

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210 FOX, Michael J. Steam in Somerset and East Devon.
South Anglia Productions, Frinton on Sea, Essex, 1991, ISBN:1871277140 
FOX, Michael J. Steam in Somerset and East Devon. Compiled and photographedby Michael J. Fox. (Frinton on Sea, Essex : South Anglia Productions, 1991 ). Pp (48). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated pink stapled card covers. BritishIsles Steam Gallery, Vol. 3. A pictorial book on the steam trains of Somer set and East Devon. Very good. 25.00

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211 Friendly Group Seniors History Club OLIVER, Pearleen DeWOLFE, Loran Arthur Dear Reader : The History of Fall River and Windsor Junction. 2nd printing
Lancelot, 1989, ISBN:0889994420 
(Fall River & Windsor Junction). (Friendly Group Seniors History Club). Dear Reader : The History of Fall River and Windsor Junction. Hantsport, N.S. : "Printed by Lancelot Press Limited", September 1989. Second Printing. Pp (3),4-155,(1). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, gold-coloured trade paperback, with two b&w photos on front cover. Contents: History of Fall River; History of Windsor Junction; Our Many Thanks to Mrs Stuart; Events in Howard's Life; Evelyn Recalls "The Good Old Days"; Our Little Immigrant; Pearleen Oliver's Notes on the First Black Settlers (pp.45-47); From Bridge to Bridge; We Are Going Back to Our Roots; Looking to the Future; This Church Is Moving Forward [Fall River Baptist Church]; Union of Churches; Improving Our Ways of Living; From Education to Recreation; The ABC's of Windsor Junction; A NativeSon Promotes Beauty and Education [Loran Arthur DeWolfe, pp.80-82]; The Sc hool the People Built; Our Elementary Schools Honour Four Ladies; Our Junior High Honours Governor-General [George P. Vanier Junior High]; Travelling to Higher Learning; Young and Old Work for Our Soldiers Overseas; The Golden Agers; From Bucket to Hose [pp.106-111, on fire-fighting and the Fire Department]; Our Fair by the Lake; Old TIme Fitness and Fun [including sports]; Tales of the Rails (pp.122-138); We Have Post Offices in Both Communities; How We Earn Our Daily Bread [pp, 142-155, on local businesses]. Very good. 17.00

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Dear Reader : The History of Fall River and Windsor Junction. First Edition, Friendly Group Seniors History Club OLIVER, Pearleen DeWOLFE, Loran Arthur
212 Friendly Group Seniors History Club OLIVER, Pearleen DeWOLFE, Loran Arthur Dear Reader : The History of Fall River and Windsor Junction. First Edition
Lancelot, Hantsport, 1989, ISBN:0889994420 0889994420 / 9780889994423 
(Fall River & Windsor Junction). (Friendly Group Seniors History Club). Dear Reader : The History of Fall River and Windsor Junction. Hantsport, N.S. : "Printed by Lancelot Press Limited", 1989. First Printing. Pp (3),4-155,(1). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, gold-coloured trade paperback, with two b&w photos on front cover.

Contents:
History of Fall River;
History of Windsor Junction;
Our Many Thanks to Mrs Stuart;
Events in Howard's Life;
Evelyn Recalls "The Good Old Days";
Our Little Immigrant;
Pearleen Oliver's Notes on the First Black Settlers (pp.45-47);
From Bridge to Bridge;
We Are Going Back to Our Roots;
Looking to the Future;
This Church Is Moving Forward [Fall River Baptist Church];
Union of Churches;
Improving Our Ways of Living;
From Education to Recreation;
The ABC's of Windsor Junction;
A Native Son Promotes Beauty and Education [Loran Arthur DeWolfe, pp.80-82];
The School the People Built;
Our Elementary Schools Honour Four Ladies;
Our Junior High Honours Governor-General [George P. Vanier Junior High];
Travelling to Higher Learning;
Young and Old Work for Our Soldiers Overseas;
The Golden Agers;
From Bucket to Hose [pp.106-111, on fire-fighting and the Fire Department];
Our Fair by the Lake; Old Time Fitness and Fun [including sports];
Tales of the Rails (pp.122-138);
We Have Post Offices in Both Communities;
How We Earn Our Daily Bread [pp, 142-155, on local businesses]. Light edgewear, else very good. Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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Historic Amherst. First Edition, FURLONG, Paula M. Images of Our Past.
213 FURLONG, Paula M. Images of Our Past. Historic Amherst. First Edition
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093839 
FURLONG, Paula M. Historic Amherst. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2001). First Edition. Pp. (3),iv-xvi,[1]-120. With 142 b&w photos, a map and afew other illustrations in the text. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated card cove rs. In the Images of Our Past series. "It is hard to ignore the past in a town like Amherst in northern Nova Scotia. The setting for Leon Trotsky's internment in one of Canada's largest World War One prisoner-of-war camps andfor Henry George Ketchum's unusual plans to build a ship railway, Amherst has witnessed the rise -- and sometimes fall -- of personal fortunes and revolutionary dreams. Once the battleground for the historic struggle betweenthe English and the French, it has been called home by notable figures of all kinds, including four fathers of Confederation and renowned artist AlexColville. 'Historic Amherst' looks at the fascinating evolution of the sma ll community of 'Morse's Corner' into 'Busy Amherst', an industrial centre for the production of steel, iron, and automobiles at its peak in the early1900s. Supported by priceless photographs that testify to Amherst's early prosperity as well as to its social, sporting, recreational and agrarian past, this illustrated history promises to inform and delight as it traces the significant moments in this once-bustling bordertown." - from the rear cover. Contents :Introduction; 1. Downtown Amherst; 2. Historic Homes; 3. Business and Industry; 4. Public and Professional Life; 5. Amherst Schools; 6.Historic Churches; 7. Special Events [with a brief subsection on the Chign ecto Ship Railway Story (aka the Chignecto Marine Railway, pp.88-92, with six illustrations)]; 8. Sports, Leisure, and Entertainment. Very good. Due to its relatively small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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214 GALT, George Whistlestop : A Journey Across Canada. 1st in dj
Methuen, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0458805106 
GALT, George. Whistlestop : A Journey Across Canada. Toronto: Methuen, (1987). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]-233,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. "Whistlestop is the travelogue of a four-month railway journey across Canada, from Sydney, Nova Scotia to Prince George, British Columbia." - from the dj. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 15.00

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215 GARNETT, Emmeline BRUNEL) WARDILL Master Engineers. ex-lib in dj.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1954, 
GARNETT, Emmeline. The Master Engineers . Illustrated by Wardill. (London):Hodder and Stoughton, (1954). Pp. [i]-viii,9-223,(1). With textual illustr ations. 8vo, grey cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: 1. "Monsieur Marquis"; 2. Thames Tunnel; 3. The Great Bone; 4. London to Bristol; 5. Building a Railway; 6. Great Western; 7. Steamships; 8. Further and Faster;9. The Atmospheric Railway; 10. Battle of the Gauges; 11. In the 'Fifties; 12. Great Eastern; 13. The Monster Ship. Ex-library (pouch, discard stamps , spine stickers, tape ghosts), in taped-down, price-clipped dj. 15.00

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216 GARTNER, Michael Riding the Pennsy to Ruin: A Wall Street Journal Chronicle of the Penn Central Debacle. pbk.
Dow Jones Books, Princeton, New Jersey, 1970, ISBN:0871284715 
GARTNER, Michael. Riding the Pennsy to Ruin: A Wall Street Journal Chronicle of the Penn Central Debacle. Princeton, New Jersey: Dow Jones Books, 1970. Pp. (6),[1-2]3-90. 8vo, illustrated colour card covers. "In 1968, two huge US railroads, the Pennsylvania and the New York Central, combined into a behemoth that was supposed to help revolutionize the US railroad system. 1970, the merged railroad went bust. How did it happen?" This collection of twelve articles from the Wall Street Journal probes the answers to this question. "Its reporters bring you the inside story about the bickering, the confusion, the politics that hurt the big company. And they tell you more -about a group of officers who bailed out of the company just before its problems became public knowledge, and about a big brokerage firm that led a double life in the months just before the railroad's collapse." -from the back cover Vg. 35.00

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217 GEDDES, Patrick). STALLEY, Marshall, ed. Patrick Geddes: Spokesman for Man and the Environment. in dustjacket
Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J., 1972, ISBN:0813506972 
(GEDDES, Patrick). Patrick Geddes: Spokesman for Man and the Environment. ASelwection, Edited and with an Introduction by Marshall Stalley. New Bruns wick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, (1972). Pp (6),[v]-xiv,(2),[3]-476,(4). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edgedyed red. "Among environmentalists and city planners the reputation of Pat rick Geddes is legendary, yet his writings are for the most part unavailable. Something of a saint and very much a prophet, Geddes recognized well over half a century ago that physical planning and social planning are two aspects of the same thing. He perceived the oneness of mankind's environment, the interrelationship of the natural environment with the physical and social environment, and wrote and talked about it all his life." (from the dj).Contents : Introduction by Marshall Stalley. Part One - Biography of Patri ck Geddes by Abbie Ziffren : I: 1854-1880. II: 1880-1897. III: 1897-1904. IV: 1904-1914. V: 1914-1919. VI: 1919-1932. Part Two - Cities in Evolution :Editor's Introduction; Preface; I: The Evolution of Cities. II: The Popula tion-Map and Its Meaning. III: World-Cities and Their Opening Competition. IV: Paleotechnic and Neotechnic: The Industrial Age as Twofold. V: Ways to the Neotechnic City. VI: The Homes of the People. VII: The Housing Movement. VIII: Travel and Its LessQns for Citizenship. IX: (omitted). X: German Organization and Its Lessons. XI: Housing and Town Planning in Recent Progress. XII: Town Planning and Civic Exhibitions. XIII: Education for Town Planning, and the Need of Civics. XIV: The Study of Cities. XV: (omitted). XVI: City Survey for Town Planning Purposes, of Municipalities and Government. XVII: The Spirit of Cities. XVIll: Economics of City Betterment. Summary andConclusion. Part Three - Talks from the Outlook Tower : Editor's Introduct ion; The First Talk: A Schoolboy's Bag and a City's Pageant; The Second Talk: Cities, and the Soil They Grow From; The Third Talk: The Valley Plan of Civilisation; The Fourth Talk: The Valley in the Town; The Fifth Talk: Our City of Thought; The Sixth Talk: The Education of Two Boys. Part Four - Town Planning in Lahore: A Report to the Municipal Council : Editor's Introduction; Introduction. I: City Survey Towards Improvements. II: Changar Mohalla. III: Gwalmand. IV: Qila Gujar Singh. V: Takia Imliwala. VI: Muzang. VII:Housing Generally. VIII: Civil Station: Roads, Crossings, etc. IX: Civil S tation Extensions. X: (omitted). XI: Suburban Area East of Old City and Railway: Possible Extensions. XII: Old City: Environs and Approaches. XIII: Old City: Interior Aspect. XIV: Old City: Public Health and Tuberculosis. XV:Sewerage and Water Schemes. XVI: Tree Planting and Its Rival Methods. XVII : Fasil Land. XVIll: Concluding Suggestions and Expla1.1ation. Penned name,else very good in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00

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218 Genealogy - British Columbia] HYDE, Thora Maureen, ed. ROBINSON, Emily Eunice, assistant to ed. British Columbia Genealogist, Volume 5, Number 2
British Columbia Genealogical Society, Vancouver, 1976, 
[Genealogy - British Columbia]. British Columbia Genealogist, Volume 5, Number 2 . Thora Maureen Hyde, Editor. Emily Eunice Robinson, assistant to theEditor. Vancouver: The British Columbia Genealogical Society, 1976. Pp. (4 ),[1]-36. 4to, printed stapled cream card covers with black cloth tape spine. Of nautical interest: "Passenger List: T.S.S. Missanabie" (pp. 29-32, ofthe Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Royal Mail Steamship Lines, a list of the passengers aboard a Liverpool to Quebec sailing, May 7 1915). Includes: "Frederick William Laing: The Man and the Monument Part II", "A Visit with Our Eldest Member", "The British Columbia Genealogical Research Centre", "State Census", "1881 Canadian Census", and "Queries". Very good. 15.00

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219 General Staff, War Office) Military Engineering. Volume III - Bridging. Part I - General. 1957
1957, 
(General Staff, War Office). Military Engineering. Volume III - Bridging. Part I - General. (London : The War Office, 1957). Pp (2),i-xiii,(1),1-570,+11 folding tables. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Bridging Operations. 2. Reconnaissance. 3. The Organization of Bridging Operations. 4. The Design of Military Bridges. 5. The Theory of Bridge Structures. 6. The Military Load Classification System. 7. Materials. 8. Design of Superstructure , Roadbearers and Main Girders. 9. Abutments and Foundations. 10. Degign of Piers. 11. Piles and Pile Driving. 12. Suspension Bridges. 13. Railway Bridging. 14. Anchorages and the Aplication of Power. 15. Erection of Bridges. 16. Floating Bridges. 17. Bridge Approaches.18. Bridging under Special Conditions. 19. Bridge Maintenance and Protecti on. 20. Classification of Civil Bridges. 21. Strengthening and Repairs. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Name ticket, else very good. 25.00

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220 GIBBON, John Murray. Pagan Love. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket
McClelland and Stewart Publishers, Toronto , 1942, 
GIBBON, John Murray. Pagan Love. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart Publishers, n.d. (copyright 1942). First Canadian Edition (from the US sheets). Pp (12),9-310,(6). 8vo, orange cloth, red lettering and border to front board and spine. Watters p.295. "A Story of Mystery and Romance with a Surprising Climax". "Walter Oliphant, penniless and starving, had saved a man's life and the man in grateful recognition had given him an excellent job. And thenit was that Oliphant began to wonder. Was Neruda's profound interest in hi m the result of gratitide and nothing else7 What was the mysterious glint in the financier's eyes that he caught fixed on him now and again? What was the implication of the sinister hints that he deliberately let fall but would never explain? Why did he concern himself so intimately with Oliphanfs personal life? Why was the knowledge of Oliphanfs love affair so profoundly distasteful to him that he made every effort to destroy it ? The key to these mysteries lies in one elemental fact which illumines the whole and bursts upon the consciousness of the reader with startling suddenness in the climax of Pagan Love." - rear dj panel.. John Murray Gibbon (1875-1952) was a Scottish Canadian writer, born in Ceylon and emigrated to Canada in 1913 towork for the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1921, he became the founding pre sident of the Canadian Author's Association. Wear to spine ends and edges, waterstain to lower margins (not affecting text), a couple of small pieces of the dj stuck to cloth, else good in poor, worn, torn and tape-repaired dustjacket. As is.50.00

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