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Cinders & Saltwater; The Story of Atlantic Canada's Railways

By: Woods, Shirley E.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Publishing Limited: 1992

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011054

ISBN: 1-55109-027-9

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper boards. DJ clean and intact. No writing or damage. This book should help to inform new residents as well as to complete the memories of oldtimers as to how, where, and when we got our railroads (and lost some of them). Generously illustrated with photos and maps. 227 pp. with index plus Credits. View more info

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My Country and My People

By: Yutang, Lin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock/John Day: 1938

Edition: Revised Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 010777

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. No writing. Previous owner's initials inside back cover. Chinese People; Chinese Character; Chinese Mind; Ideals of Life. 382 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Australia

By: Ziegler, Oswald L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Oswald Ziegler: 1976

Seller ID: 001064

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ has small edge tears. A celebration of 75 years of Australian federation. Lots of illustrations and ample text describe its evolvement. 360 pp with index. View more info

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Living India

By: Zimand, Savel

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008696

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. One reviewer notes three central concerns in India; child marriage, cows, and music. Lest we condemn, this book's author points out that in twelve states of the USA the minimum marriage age for girls is 12 years (1928) ! References to Mahatma Gandhi will bring back memories. Independence from Britain was already being talked about. 280 pp. View more info