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Toronto Children Players Flyer "Jorinda and Jorindel"

By: N/A

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: Eaton's College Street Auditorium, 1951

Seller ID: 008341

Condition: Very Good


Single, two-sided beige flyer advertising Jorinda and Jorindel, a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm and He-Who-Makes-Music, an Indian story, to be performed in 1951 on March 30, 31, and April 7 at the Eaton Auditorium on College Street. Directed by Dorothy Goulding. Obverse has synopses of both plays and names of the Promotion Committee and supporting Educationalists. View more info

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The Oxy-Acetylene Handbook; A Manual on Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting Procedures

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Linde Air Products Company (Union Carbide): 1945

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 010030

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. No marks or damage, but very faint foxing on endpapers. Cocked. A serious book in seven parts: General Principles, Oxy-Acetylene Welding of Ferrous Alloys, Oxy-Acetylene Welding of Non-Ferrous Alloys, Miscellaneous Applications, Oxy-Acetylene Cutting, Inspection and Management, and Appendix (Welding and Cutting Data). 587 pp. with Index. Heavy book will need additional postage. NOTE: Check out our Technical Catalog for related works. View more info

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Audel's Household Helps, Hints, and Receipts; 3000 References

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Theo. Audel & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 003957

Condition: Good Minus


Original beige cloth with faded red lettering on boards. A 45-page index has a few edge tears. Small illustrations accompany many of the entries. All sorts of tips for better health and home life. Many are outdated, while some will remain true forever. Example: "To sift cinders, cover your sifter with an old apron or rag. Seize it thus covered, and shake without lifting the edge of the rag. In case of wind, tread on edges to keep them down. A few stones applied at the corners will do as well."- p.224. Now, how many people know why cinders were sifted ? 272 pp. View more info

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Museum of Modern Art; Sixth Loan Exhibition 1930

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1930

Seller ID: 012382

Condition: Very Good


15 plates by Homer. 9 plates by Ryder. 10 plates by Eakins. View more info

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Proceedings of the Third Conference of Fruit Growers of the Dominion of Canada Held at Ottawa, February 14, 1912

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Agriculture: 1912

Seller ID: 009914

Condition: Good Plus


Dispersing my collection of agriculture literature. This book of 130 pp. lists the delegates as well as reports on refrigeration, statistics, addresses by officials, organization, transportation, crop and market reports. Apples, peaches, pears, and all small fruits are reported for all of Canada. Cover repaired and taped to text block. View more info

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Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1925

Seller ID: 010166

Condition: Good Plus


Black composition boards. How to dye and remodel clothing, together with budget planning. Small edge tear and corner fold on title page. No writing. Lots of drawings and photos. Approx. 125 pp. View more info

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The Book of Forms

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Presbyterian Publications: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003880

Condition: Very Good


Original flexible blue plastic ring binder. Previous owner's name. Rules and procedures of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. 200 pp. View more info

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Shirley Temple; Little Playmate (No. 1730-A)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1936

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003891

Condition: Good Plus


Original soft cover with photo montage. First person text by eight-year-old Shirley, with several photos which include Mother, Father, Irvin Cobb, Gary Cooper, Jack Haley, and "Mary Lou", a current stand-in. Staples rusty, but no writing or other damage. All text and photos are complete and easily legible. 16 pp. including covers. View more info

Image for Shirley Temple; Through the Day (No. 1716)

Shirley Temple; Through the Day (No. 1716)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1936

Edition: Authorized Edition

Seller ID: 003893

Condition: Good Plus


Original pictorial colour card covers. Some corner wrinkles and age toning. Text takes Shirley through a "typical" day, from her home to the studio, to lunch with Mother in her own four-room bungalow, a nap, "school" with her private teacher, then home, where she waits for Daddy to get home from his work at the bank. They play croquet before dinner, and after the meal there is always a story. In the summer, older brothers George and Jack are home from university and military school, so they might invite Shirley for some football. 32 stapled pages. View more info

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Dean's Leisure Book for Girls

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Ltd.: 1967

Seller ID: 003894

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original pictorial paper boards. Story book for teenage girls. Very light corner wear. No other damage and no names or other writing. Pictorial endpapers. 125 pp. View more info

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The Despatches of Sir John French; with a Map

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1914

Seller ID: 003968

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth with gold lettering on boards. Despatches from French, Commander-in-Chief of British Forces in the Field, to Field-Marshal Earl Kitchener, his boss. Names of many soldiers from various battalions "Mentioned in Despatches" are given. Cover dished. Foldout map. 160 pp. View more info

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Jerusalem Delivree

By: N/A

Price: $34.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Garnier Freres:

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 003972

Condition: Very Good


Original patterned boards backed in green leather with four raised bands and black spine label lettered in gold. Previous owner's name and date (1878) on title page. Minor wear to corners and head and foot of spine. Five pages only have red marginal numbers written in. No other writing or damage. Marbled endpapers. Text in French. 425 pp. plus Table Des Materies. View more info

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Young Canada: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys (Twenty-fourth Annual Volume)

By: N/A

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Wm. Bryce: 1903

Seller ID: 003980

Condition: Good


Original blue pictorial boards backed in blue cloth. Ship motif. General light edge wear and minor cracking to front hinge, but generally good condition for a heavy book for juvenile readers. 16 full-page drawings present, plus triple foldout frontispiece of polar bear. Many stories. 484 large pp. View more info

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The Canon Law of the Church of England, Being the Report of the Archbishops' Commission on Canon Law, Etc., With Letter from Arthur John Jacob Laid in

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1947

Seller ID: 009003

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Laid in is an inked letter of 22/5/47 addressed to "Dear Vicar" and signed by "Arthur." Address at the top is Twixtrees, Ashley Drive, Walton-on Thames, which was the address of Arthur John Jacob, a bank manager. The book is devoid of writing, but has light foxing on the first free endpaper. 244 pp. View more info

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Winston Churchill the Painter; Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings By the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Hallmark Cards, Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: 009529

Condition: Very Good


Thirty-five full-page drawings by Churchill, some in colour. Exhibited at four American galleries as well as the Art Gallery of Toronto in 1958. Eight-page commentary by Alfred Frankfurter. Foreword by Prime Minister Diefenbaker. 48 pp. View more info

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Marine Equipment; Catalogue Q

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Glasgow, Simpson-Lawrence, Limited: 1961

Seller ID: 009530

Condition: Good Plus


Grey cloth with blue backstrip on boards. Front hinge cracked and delicate, but holding. A wholesale catalog with no price iniformation. "Conditions of sale" given in English, French, Dutch, and Italian. All product descriptions in English only. Pure nostalgia for the yachting crowd. Book is clean except for previous owner's name in ink. 287 pp. View more info

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Russian Sculpture; An Anthology

By: N/A

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Leningrad, Sovietsky Khudozhnik: 1966

Seller ID: 004205

Condition: Very Good


Original grey blindstamped cloth on boards. Text in Russian. Marvelous, large photos show fine sculpture at its best. Ribbon bookmark. Tiny DJ edge tears taped inside. No other damage and no writing. 210 pp. plus descriptive catalog. View more info

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Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society; No. 14

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1955

Seller ID: 013055

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue trade paperback. Rusty staple stains, not affecting text. The Kent Marine Hospital, The Wood Carver (John Rogerson) of Saint John, The Pioneers on King Street, The Victoria Hotel, The New Brunswick Election of 1856, Saint John in 1853, and Christopher Sower(King's Printer and Loyalist) . 110 pp. View more info

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The Century; July, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., The Century Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 004234

Condition: Good Plus


Original magazine with cover drawing of a farmer with a team of white draft horses. Many stories, a few poems, and scads of ads. Front edge of cover chipped, and bottom inch of spine missing. Still in good, easily readable condition. Order a new Locomobile with push-button starting or a tin of Libby's Cooked Ox Tongues ! 52 pp. View more info

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Lovers' Secrets, or The Art of Love (Wooing, Winning, and Wedding)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Wehman Bros.:

Seller ID: 004260

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original orange paperback illustrated and lettered in black. No author, no date. "Remarks as to popping the question" suggests 1930 to me. A book to be enjoyed more for its mysterious vacuity than any dependable advice. Read at your own risk. Price tag on cover. 95 pp. View more info