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Image for Practical Mathematics for the Army: Textbooklet No.2, Courses for Service Personnel (Secondary Level).

Practical Mathematics for the Army: Textbooklet No.2, Courses for Service Personnel (Secondary Level).

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Legion Educational Services.: 1943

Seller ID: 710

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 305 pp. Card stock covers with black lettering on front and back, none on spine. Previous owner's (Institute) stamp on front. Pen scribble on front and pencil notations on last blank page. Copy is slightly cocked with a damp stain on bottom of spine and a wee bit onto text tail edge. General but mild wear and soiling to outsides, inside is clean and book is tight. Overall, a nice copy of a scarce war-time publication. View more info

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Mining Explained in Simple Terms.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Northern Miner Press.: 1963

Seller ID: 20401

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17.5 x 12 cm.; [6] - 167 pp. Stiff card stock covers with a blue faux leather finish. Gilt lettering on spine and front board. The text paper used is a high quality coated stock. First published in 1955, this is the second edition. Essentially a collection of articles in an edited and updated form that had appeared in the 'Northern Miner' over the years. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps. Twenty-three page glossary at the back. The covers show mild soiling and the front joint shows some shelf wear. Otherwise the book appears to have never been used. View more info

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Hi-Speed Modern Cutting Tools. Catalog No. 9. June 1st, 1940.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Galt, Ontario., Hi-Speed Tools Limited.: 1940

Seller ID: 25160

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 124 pp. Red cloth over thin boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. This catalog covers taps, dies, chasers, thread gauges, drills, end cutting tools, reamers, standard fixtures, collets, carbide and special tools. Printed on a coated paper and profusely illustrated with professionally rendered machine drawings. Fifty-eight pages of tables and a 2 page index at the back. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the tail edge of that same end paper has a small closed tear and a thinned spot. The book shows very mild wear to the externals... View more info

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A & P Technician General Textbook.

By: N/A

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado., Jeppesen.: 2008

Seller ID: 26049

Condition: Very Good


4to - 27.5 x 21.5 cm.; viii - 44 - 88 - 162 - 48 - 34 - 44 - 36 - 50 - 54 - 24 - 28 - 38 - 44 - 34 - 20 - 16 - 26 - 16 pp. Each chapter and/or section is paginated separately as noted. First published in 1996, this is the 6th edition or printing from 2008. The answers to the math questions on pages 1-14, 1-15, 1-25 and 1-39 have been partially filled in. Otherwise very clean with minor wear to the cover edges. View more info

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Aeroplane Flight Training Manual. Revised 4th edition.

By: N/A

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Transport Canada.: 2004

Seller ID: 26051

ISBN: 0660193515

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; (6) - 210 pp. Publication #TC-1001006. Catalogue #T52-14/2004E. From the preface: "The aim of this manual is to provide basic, progressive study material for student pilots preparing for licensing, pilots improving their qualifications, and for the guidance of flight instructors". Slight wear to the cover edges, else clean and tight. View more info

Image for Handbook of Requirements Governing the Operation of Mines Being Parts IX and Sections 621, 624, 625 (1) (a), (b), (c), (2) & (3) and 626 of Part XI of the Mining Act of Ontario.

Handbook of Requirements Governing the Operation of Mines Being Parts IX and Sections 621, 624, 625 (1) (a), (b), (c), (2) & (3) and 626 of Part XI of the Mining Act of Ontario.

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Department of Mines.: 1962

Seller ID: 26053

Condition: Very Good+


16mo - 16 x 11 cm.; (8) - 333 - (12) pp. Orange cloth over thin and rigid boards with black lettering on the front board only. "Published by the Department of Mines for the information and convenience of Mine Managers, Superintendents, Workmen and Operators generally". Two fold-out pages at the back. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The boards and text block edges show some light soiling. Otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Russian Surgeon.

By: Amosoff, Prof. N. M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Neville Spearman.: 1966

Seller ID: 19240

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 223 pp. Translated from Russian by George St. George. Prof. Amosoff was a leading cardiologist in Russia and one of the designers of the heart-lung machine which aided in heart surgery. Some soiling on boards and text block edges, former owner's name on front free endpaper; text pages clean and binding sturdy. Dust jacket soiled with edgewear. View more info

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Steel Works Analysis.

By: Arnold, John Oliver and F. Ibbotson.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: London, UK., Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd: 1907

Seller ID: 2357

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; xiv - 468 pp. Third edition, thoroughly revised and enlarged. U- (5003) . Part of The Specialists Series by Pitman's dealing with the chemical analysis of steel and iron. The cover is lightly soiled and mildly worn, binding sturdy, text clean except for a small stain on the lower fore edge corner that effects the first six pages of book, fold-out diagrams intact. View more info

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Land Drainage and Reclamation.

By: Ayres, Quincy Claude and Daniels Scoates.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1939

Seller ID: 15362

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi, 496 pp. Second edition, second impression, a revision of the first edition ". . . a treatise dealing with the drainage, reclamation, and surveying problems that arise on the average farm and that the farmer himself can well be expected to handle." Charts, tables, photos, drawings, two fold-out drainage maps, appendices, index. Cloth-covered boards lightly soiled with moderated edgewear, former owner's name on front endpaper, a blank preliminary has a cut corner, the text block edges are lightly soiled. View more info

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One Nation Under Google (Citizenship in the Technological Republic)

By: Barney, Darin

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada., Hart House, University of Toronto.: 2007

Seller ID: 30127

ISBN: 0969438273

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 47 pp. Text of the 2007 Hart House Lecture. The author currently teaches at McGill University, Montreal. He is a political theorist who focuses on critical theory and philosophy of technology. In this lecture, Barney "considers the particular challenge that living in a techological society poses for the practice of citizenship." A clean and sturdy copy. View more info

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Numerical Control for Machine Tools.

By: Barron, Charles H.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill.: 1971

Seller ID: 32042

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; x - 245 pp. Author was a professor of Applied Science and Industrial Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology. Contents: Background and Evolution; Numerical Controls-How They Operate; Classifications of Point-to-Point Systems; Tape Format Classifications and Specifications; Functions Other Than Machine Table or Spindle Movements; Continuous Path Systems (Contouring); N/C Programming with Computers. Bibliography, appendices, index. Lots of photos, drawings, charts. Paper-covered boards have minor wear, one page dog-earred; text clean, binding sturdy. A clear and remova... View more info

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Risks in the Environment: How to Assess Them.

By: Bennett, Charles R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, Burloak Publications.: 1996

Seller ID: 19411

ISBN: 0968043801

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [12] - 305 pp. Bennett presents detailed and exhaustive arguments against environmental regulations as they are producing no health improvements for Canadians. Extensive bibliographical footnotes along with five appendices. The lower fore coner of the front cover is creased, else near fine. View more info

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The Sacred Universe, Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the Twenty-First Century.

By: Berry, Thomas.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York., Columbia University Press.: 2009

Seller ID: 30940

ISBN: 0231149522

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; xv - 181 pp. Edited and Foreword by Mary Evelyn Tucker. A collection of Father Berry's essays. Berry (1914-2009) was a Passionist priest in the Catholic Church, a cultural historian and ecotheologian. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Simple Experiments in Biology.

By: Bibby, Cyril.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: London, UK., Heinemann.: 1966

Seller ID: 6392

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; xii - 216 pp. With a bibliography and index. Second Edition reprint. First published in 1943. From the preface: "The aim is the humble and even pedestrian one of helping teachers without specialised training to carry out experiments needing no expensive apparatus for the benefit of pupils of no more than average ability." Red and white paper-covered boards. The boards show some light edgewear and soiling with a previous owner's name on the front free end paper. View more info

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The Demand and Supply of Scientific Personnel.

By: Blank, David M. and George J. Stigler.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York., National Bureau of Economic Research.: 1957

Seller ID: 21104

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xix - 200 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Publication #62 in the Bureau's General Series. Discussions, reports and facts on Engineers, Chemists, Mathematicians and Physicists. Forty one tables and nine appendices at the back. Usual library distinction s, otherwise quite clean and tight.; Ex-Library View more info

Image for Managing High Technology, Volume I - Decisions for Success.

Managing High Technology, Volume I - Decisions for Success.

By: Callahan, John R. and George H. Haines, Jr. (editors) (Michael Potter, Edward Clark, Graham Neathway, Kenneth Mackenzie, Bruce Rubinger, Susan Weiner, David Boag, Bruce Fauman, Doyle Weiss, Brian Ratchford, Gerald Katz, Peter Yannopoulos, James Poapst).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario., Research Centre for High Technology Management: 1986

Seller ID: 16724

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi, 217 pp. Other authors are Robert Weese, Patrick Grady, Allan Cahoon, Julie Rowney, Jeffrey Harris. Results of a conference held in 1986 by the Research Centre for High Technology Management of Carleton University which discussed organization design, marketing, finance, and human resource management. Black cloth-covered boards with white spine lettering. A bend in front board; binding tight, text pages clean. Dust jacket rubbed with some edgewear. View more info

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Materials Selection for Corrosion Control.

By: Chawla, Sohan L. and Rajeshwar K. Gupta.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Materials Park, Ohio., ASM International.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26115

ISBN: 0871704749

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 25.5 x 17.5 cm.; xiii - 508 pp. Glossy pictorial paper over boards. Extensive 20 page index at the back. The boards show some very light surface scuffing to the glossy paper, otherwise fine. View more info

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The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief.

By: Collins, Francis S.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York., Free Press. (Simon & Schuster).: 2007

Seller ID: 31579

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; x - 305 pp. With a discussion group guide. Very mild shelf wear to the bottom edges of the covers and a small scuff on the bottom fore edge coorner of the front cover, else fine. View more info

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The School Algebra.

By: Cracknell, A. G.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK., W. B. Clive University Tutorial Press: 1922

Seller ID: 10187

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17 x 12 cm.; viii - 568 - lxxvii pp. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped title on front. This is the third impression. Some minor foxing to the text block edges. The board corners and spine tips are rubbed. Otherwise, the binding is tight and interior is clean. Previous owner's name on front paste down end paper. View more info

Image for Nature's Second Kingdom, Explorations of Vegetality in the Eighteenth Century.

Nature's Second Kingdom, Explorations of Vegetality in the Eighteenth Century.

By: Delaporte, Francois.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., MIT Press.: 1982

Seller ID: 30658

ISBN: 0262040662

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; xii - 266 pp. Translated from French by Arthur Goldhammer. Contents; Translator's Note, Foreword by Georges Canguilhem, Introduction, Central Problems of Botany, Nutrition, Generation, Movement, Conclusion, Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, Biographical Glossary, Name Index. Light rubbing, edgewear on card stock cover, bit of wear on some pages, former owner's name on blank preliminary, otherwise, binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info