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Annual Report of the Minister of Mines of the Province of British Columbia

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Published
1931
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Good
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$28.00

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Victoria, BC, 1931 Ex-Library Book. Library Binding in dark red cloth, gilt titling to spine, several fold-out maps, several black and white photographs, 408 pages. Library marking stamped on textblock, library pocket and slip to rear fep, one foldpout map of the Coalmont Colliers No. 4 Mine is torn, chipped, crease and reinforced with failing clear tape - it… Read more
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Wire Song

by Benson, Don

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9781895493009
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$20.00

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New Westminster, BC: Westminster Publishing, 1991 An illustrated history of the telephone in British Columbia 1880-1930. Glossy soft cover, blue titling and illustration to front, blue titling to spine, signed and inscribed by author to half title, many black and white photographs, 63 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to… Read more
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Small Sawmill Handbook: Doing It Right & Making Money

by Denig, Joseph

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780879302863
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$95.00

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San Francisco, Ca: Miller Freeman Inc., 1995 A guide for the small mill operator who wants to improve the business. Glossy soft cover, red titling to front, white titling to spine, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, 182 pages. Previous owner's name stamp to bottom of textblock edge and to half title. For some international orders… Read more
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$95.00
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Aerodynamics

by Lanchester, F.W.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1907
Condition
Good -
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$150.00

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London, UK: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1907 Constituting the First Volume of a Complete Work on Aerial Flight. With Appendices on the Velocity and Momentum of Sound Waves, on the Theory of Soaring Flight, etc. Bue cloth with blindstamped titling to front, gilt titling to spine, frontispiece, illustrated with line drawings and diagrams, 442 pages. Covers… Read more
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$150.00
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C.P. Rail High Level Bridge at Lethbridge

by Johnston, Alex

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1993
ISBN
9780969610038
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$25.00

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Lethbridge, AB: Lethbridge Historical Society, 1993 Occasional Paper No. 12. The new railway line between Lethbridge Junction and Fort Macleod was built in 1897-98. It was 37 miles long and included the construction of 20 wooden bridges. By 1904 they were in a bad state of repair. During the summers of 1904/1905 survey parties were exploring an alternate… Read more
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Prospecting in Canada

by Lang, A.H.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1956
Edition
Third Edition
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$20.00

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Ottawa, Ontario: Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1956 Geological Survey of Canada, Economic Geology Series No. 7, Third Edition. Brown card cover, black titling, frontispiece, many black and white photographs, some full colour plates, some line drawings, Errata slip laid in, 401 pages. Some wear with creasing to cover, corrections as per Errata slip are pencilled in,… Read more
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Red Gum, The

by Chittenden, Alfred K.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1906
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$45.00

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Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1906 "The Red Gum: with a Discussion of The Mechanical Properties of Red Gum Wood" Introduction: "Only in the last few years has enough southern red gum been marketed to warrant the National Hardwood Manufacturers' Association in giving it a class and a special grading. Previously to this time the manufacture of gum was… Read more
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Triangulation in Ontario and Quebec

by Ross, J.E.R.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Ottawa: J.O Patenaude, 1935 Dominion of Canada, Department of the Interior: Geodetic Survey Publication No. 60 - Triangulation in Ontario and Quebec. Grey card cover with black titling to front, Errata and Revisions pages stapled to back of title page, 194 pages. Some light stains to cover, top of spine has a little repair with clear tape, light edge… Read more
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Weinheim an der Bergstrasse: Verlag Von Julius Beltz A German textbook for metal forming addressing workers and apprentices. Green card cover with black titling, textblock staple bound with cover glued to it, black and white pictures throughout, paginated 101-807, the book is complete, no pages missing. Cover shows some wear and a few scribblings, cover separated from textblock, title page… Read more
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$25.00
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Recent Improvements in Arts, Manufactures, and Mines

by Ure, Andrew

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1846
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$45.00

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London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846 Subtitled: "Being the Second Edition of a Supplement to the Third Edition of His Dictionary." Brown cloth with gilt titling on spine, blind stamped decoration and border front and back, decorated end papers, publisher's advertising on fixed end papers, top edges of pages uncut, 32 pages of publisher's advertising at back of… Read more
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Handbook of Practical Gauging

by Keene, James B.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1868
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$75.00

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London: F. Pitman, 1868 Subtitled: "With Instructions in the Use of Sikes's Hydrometer. Also A Chapter on Distillation Describing the Process for Ascertaining the Strengths of Wines." Black cloth covered boards, gilt titling on front, blind stamped border on front and back, coloured end papers, black and white illustrations and diagrams, on last end paper is a book plate… Read more
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$75.00
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good-
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$175.00

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New York: McGraw-Hil Book Company, 1960 15 Volumes plus 4 yearbook updates. Blue cloth with gilt titling and black leather right edge of front cover, gilt titling to spine, red endpapers, black and white drawings, photos, maps, graphs and a few full colour photographs. Volumes show some shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under… Read more
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$175.00
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London: Institution of Heating & Ventilating Engineers, 1945 Subtitled: "As embodied in the Guide to Current Practice issued to its members by The Institution of Heating and Ventilating Engineers". Tan card cover has various smudges, darkened edges. 41 pages. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not… Read more
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$10.00
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Elements Combined, The, A History of the Steel Company of Canada

by Kilbourn, William

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good
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$12.75

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Toronto, Vancouver: Clarke, Irwin & Company Dark orange cloth with gray stamped decoration on front board, gray titling spine, coloured illustrations on endpapers, beautiful wood engravings at chapter headings, several charts, 335 pages. In great shape. Dust jacket vividly illustrated with oranges, yellows, reds, and black, not price-clipped. Closed tear 1/2" long in the top left hand corner, spine ends… Read more
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Color Stripping for Offset Lithography

by Halpern, Bernard R.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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Pittsburgh, PA: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, Inc., 1965 "Color stripping is the workhorse of the lithographic process." This book extends the procedures of color stripping beyond the black and white stripping. Purple and white soft cover with purple titling in white label on front and white titling on the spine, black and white frontispiece, 54 black and white illustrations.… Read more
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$20.00
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Offset Stripping Black-and-White

by Halpern, Bernard R.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good-
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$20.00

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Pittsburgh, PA: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, Inc., 1966 This book deals with the procedures of stripping as a production process. A plastic proportional circular slide rule is included. Purple and white soft cover with purple titling in white label on front and white titling on the spine, black and white frontispiece, black and white illustrations throughout. Very minor wear… Read more
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National Directory of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Industries

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Published
1953
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$20.00

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Gardenvale, Que.: National Business Publications Limited, 1953 Blue cloth with gilt titling to both covers and spine, black-and-white ads for mills and related companies throughout, contains maps of mill locations. Spine is severely sunned and has a water mark at foot, sticker and stamp from Canadian Ingersoll-Rand Co on first page. Binding is very sound, no edge or corner… Read more
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Calgary: Dome Petroleum Limited, 1982 A study of the environmental impact and economic benefit of oil drilling and the construction of an oil pipeline in the Canadian Arctic. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white charts, graphs, and photographs. Light crease mark to spine, corners and edges very slightly worn, a few small discoloured marks to covers. Shipping charges are calculated for… Read more
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$17.50
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Oceanography and Canadian Atlantic Waters

by Hachey, H. B.

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Published
1962
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Good-
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$13.50

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Ottawa: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1962 Bulletin No. 134. A summary of the developments in the study of the Canadian Atlantic waters. Grey card cover with black titling, colour frontispiece, black-and-white photographs, charts, maps and diagrams throughout, extensive bibliography. 120 pages. Red Chart Depot stamp to front, top of spine missing, closed tears to spine, edges… Read more
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Forging Ahead in 1957 A Report of the Ontario Department of Mines

by Staff of the Ontario Department of Mines

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1958
Condition
Good
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$17.00

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Toronto: Queen's Printer, 1958 Summary of the year's achievements in Ontario's mine industry and outline of the activities and functions of the various Branches of the Department of Mines. Colourfully illustrated black soft cover with white titling on front, staple binding, diagrams, tables and photographs throughout, 121 pages. Covers have edgewear and small corner creases, light creases front and back,… Read more
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