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The school record: A guide to government archives relating to public education in British Columbia, 1852-1946
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The school record: A guide to government archives relating to public education in British Columbia, 1852-1946

By Dunae, Patrick A

British Columbia: Ministry of Govt. Services, British Columbia Archives and Records Service. Paperback. 0771891547 x, 154 pages. Alphabetical list of Rural and Assisted Schools. Several black and white reproductions of archival photos. "A guide to the surviving records related to the provision of public education in the Province of British Columbia and its colonial parents." - Foreword. Few markings to contents. Average wear. Price sticker remnant on back cover. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative reference. . Good. 1992. First Edition.

$89.95

Math Refresher (Soldier's Mathematics Handbook)
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Math Refresher (Soldier's Mathematics Handbook)

By NA

USA: Associated Enterprises, Inc.. Paperback. B000KBHX4K 32 pages. "Dedicated to the needs of the men in the [WWII] service" - title page. Given the urgent wartime conditions in which and for which this work was published, it is hard to imagine that it does not represent a most efficient way to teach the basics of math. Contents include: Fractions, Decimals, Percentage, Square Root, Ratio and Proportion, Indirect Proportion, and Formulas, plus sample and test question. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1943. Revised Edition.

$69.95

HIGH BUTTON BOOT STRAPS Federation of Women teachers' Association of Ontario: 1918-1968
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HIGH BUTTON BOOT STRAPS Federation of Women teachers' Association of Ontario: 1918-1968

By French, Doris

Toronto: Ryerson Press. Hardcover. B0012JMFOC Signed and briefly inscribed by author [Doris] atop front free endpaper. [8], 208 pages. Index. two pages of black and white photographic plates. "The new woman teacher, well-educated, sophisticated, professional, bears no resemblance to the caricature of the spinster schoolmarm of old. This book helps to explain the transformation." - dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 1968. First Edition.

$199.95

Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands
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Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands

Hawaii: Punahou School, Honolulu. Hardcover. B000BAWNO0 208 pages. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. Printed upon glossy stock. "This book, published on the 150th anniversary of the school's founding, attempts a frank and far-ranging examination of Punahou's record and of the challenges and opportunities that lie in its path. More than one hundred archival photographs and documents enliven its pages, many of them published here for the first time. These images revivify the school's passt as only pictures can, capturing scenes as long ago as the 1860s." - dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Very Good. 1991. First Edition.

$199.95

Nunavik: Inuit-Controlled Education in Arctic Quebec (Northern Lights)
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Nunavik: Inuit-Controlled Education in Arctic Quebec (Northern Lights)

By Vick-Westgate, Ann

Calgary, AB, Canada: University of Calgary Press. Hardcover. 1552380564 xx, 337 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. Describes "the efforts of many to fearlessly audit the state of education in Nunavik. Among the cultures of the world that I know, the one that is most concerned with their children is the Inuit. So, I can understand that the priority of the self-governing Nunavik region is child education." - back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Like new. . Fine. 2002. First Edition.

$49.95

From Camp Hut to High Tech - 50 [Fifty] Years: Milne's Landing - Edward Milne [Community School] 1946-1996
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From Camp Hut to High Tech - 50 [Fifty] Years: Milne's Landing - Edward Milne [Community School] 1946-1996

By Committee, E.M.C.S. 50th Anniversary

Sooke, BC, Canada: E.M.C.S. 50th Anniversary Committee. Paperback. 44 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. A pleasing nostalgic review of fifty years of education in Sooke, B.C. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1996. First Edition.

$79.95

Memories of MacDonald [High School] 1907 - 1982,  Ste. Anne De Bellevue, Quebec
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Memories of MacDonald [High School] 1907 - 1982, Ste. Anne De Bellevue, Quebec

By Contributors, Multiple

Ste. Anne De Bellevue, Quebec: Homecoming Committee. Hardcover. 93 pages. "A labour of love and pride, dedicated to our students and staff, past, present and future, the contents of this volume have been gathered to commenorate the 75th Anniversary Homecoming of MacDonald High School, held on October 8, 9. 10, 1982." - title page. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos printed upon glossy stock. Written recollections by numerous contributors. Clean and unmarked. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1982. First Edition.

$149.95

The Hollies School Light Oaks: Childhood Memories of People and Special Places
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The Hollies School Light Oaks: Childhood Memories of People and Special Places

U.K.. Paperback. 0954825306 102 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "A memorable and often humorous account of a small private school and the Victorian family who founded it. Richly evocative of many a past childhood in North Staffordshire the book is full of interest and will enthral both the general reader and those who appreciate local history." - from back cover. Few markings to contents. Light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2003. First Edition.

$59.95

Lansdowne Junior Secondary School 1978-79 (1978-1979) Student Yearbook, Victoria, B.C.
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Lansdowne Junior Secondary School 1978-79 (1978-1979) Student Yearbook, Victoria, B.C.

By Yearbook Staff

Victoria, B.C.: Lansdowne Junior Secondary School. Hardcover. Approximately 100 pages. Loaded with great black and white photos. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Signed with marker by prior owner atop yellow front cover. A quality vintage copy. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$149.95

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 7, 1951 - Radiation Death of Louis Slotin / Mordecai Richler Novella
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Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 7, 1951 - Radiation Death of Louis Slotin / Mordecai Richler Novella

By Moon, Barb.; Metcalfe, R.; Richler, Mordecai; Szulner, Eva; Hutton, E.; Nash, K.; Gray, J.; Bruce, H.; al, Et

Toronto: Maclean-Hunter. Single Issue Magazine. 110 pages. Features: Prudential ad inside front cover features fantastic one-page illustration of Lionel Conacher being carried by his Toronto Argonaut teammates after they beat the Edmonton Eskimos to win the Grey Cup in 1921; Four Canadians plan a trip to mountain climb in the Himalayas - Sev Heiberg et al; Editorial discusses propaganda vis-a-vis the Berlin Crisis; Nuclear Researcher Louis Slotin - A Tiny Slip, A Terrible Death; Falconry in the Suburbs - Frank Beebe of Vancouver Island; It's Harder to Be Anybody - novella by Mordechai Richler; For ten days Eva Szulner was den mother to 24 child geniuses from Oak Park Junior High School in East York; Judson Lowther kills his wife Alice and the hired man, Brandon Isaacs, he found her with near Cremona, Alberta; Prime Minister R.B. Bennett was almost as an important event in Canadian history as the Great Depression itself; Japan's Tragic Solution to the Population Crisis - two milliion abortions per year; How Seven Families Really Got Away From it All - a handful of Americans, mostly Quakers, raise their families in Argenta in the Lardeau Valley of B.C.'s West Kootenays; The License to Defraud in Charity's Name - the 6,800 tax-exempt corporations in Canada are scantily investigated; Colour-photo B.O.A.C. one-page ad shows Bhikku (priest) near the Emerald Buddha Temple in Bangkok; Photos of the dust-blow 1930s; One-page black and white photo ad for Trans-Canada Airlines features cute young girl Karen; Howard Green - Vancouver Lawyer and parliamentary veteran; and more. Please note: missing pages 9-12 and 67-70, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1961. First Edition.

$199.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 16 January (Jan.) 1960: Anthony Eden / Winnipeg's Wonderful Elm
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 16 January (Jan.) 1960: Anthony Eden / Winnipeg's Wonderful Elm

By Gzowski, P.; Beattie, Jeann; Metcalfe, R.; Pope, Sir Joseph; Lefolii, Ken; Garner, Hugh; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers. Single Issue Magazine. 52 pages. Features: Cover illustration of plane loading with folks travelling to avoid winter climes; Communist Party of Canada changes its name back from Labor Progressive Party; One-page colour ad for the Chevrolet Corvair; Why Are Canadians So Slow to Anger? - asks Hugh Garner; Ross Maclean - the CBC TV star you never see; Jeann Beattie's robbery led to her becoming 'big sister' to youth group "The Saints"; Visit with Anthony Eden; Women fight to save elm tree in Winnipeg's Wolseley Ave; Canada finds her own Pepys - Sir Joseph Pope; When Ballet Came to the Bush - Les Grans Ballets Canadiens visits Sept Isles; My Life on the Ocean Wave - McKenzie travels on the Empress of Britain on her last call of the year at Montreal; Investors Syndicate ad includes photo of T.O. Peterson, President; Above-average soiling/wear to back cover Coke ad which features young lovely in formal attire; and more. Small patch of soiling to lower corner of several interior pages. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$199.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 August (Aug.), 1950 - Red Dutton / Joe Palooka / Rev. Lester Burry
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 1 August (Aug.), 1950 - Red Dutton / Joe Palooka / Rev. Lester Burry

By Dugan, J.; Bodsworth, F.; Callwood, J.; Coleman, J.; Wuoria, Eva-Lis; Delaplante, Don; Edgar, James; Anglin, G. Buckler, E.; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers. Single Issue Magazine. 48 pages. Features: Cover illustration of the Maid of the Mist beneath Niagara Falls, by Franklin Arbuckle; Colour ad for International trucks inside front cover; GMC truck ad; The Royal Family of the Seas - Canadian Sam Cunard's mighty Queenships shuttle across the Atlantic with 200,000 travelers each year; Why Half Our High School Students Quit; The Clumsy One (fiction); A Honeymoon at Niagara Falls, by June Callwood and Trent Frayne; How Red Dutton Made His First Million - the NHL's one-time bad man is now a rich contractor; Ellen Fairclough Goes to Ottawa - the only female member of parliament, and only the sixth Canadian woman M.P.; The Black Magic Murder Case (fiction); Joe Palooka - richest pug in the world - Ham Fisher's brawny clean-cut champion rakes in $8 million a year from comic strips, movies and candy; Rev. Lester Burry - The Mechanized Missionary of Northwest River - article with colour photos; The Day You Meet Your Skunk; The Bachelor's Dilemma, by Morley Callaghan; Page-Hersey heating ad features photo of Micheal, Marywinn, Marion and David Milne of 32 Kingsway Cres., Toronto; Li'l Abner cartoon in Cream of Wheat ad; Champion spark plug ad features racer Johnny Parsons; Back cover O'Keefe's ad features nice swimming illustration by Aileen Richardson; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A nice vintage copy. . Good. 1950. First Edition.

$299.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 2 January (Jan.) 1960: The Trading Stamp War / Mr. & Mrs. Jan Rubes / Bill Smith
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 2 January (Jan.) 1960: The Trading Stamp War / Mr. & Mrs. Jan Rubes / Bill Smith

By Phillips, Alan; Lefolii, Ken; Newman, Peter C.; Gray, J.; Pope, Sir Joseph; Callaghan, Morley; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers. Single Issue Magazine. 48 pages. Features: Great one-page colour-photo Molson's Canadian ad shows the tall bottles they used before the stubbies; Why Single Out Sex as the Only Real Road to Sin? - asks Morley Callaghan; How W.S. (Shakes) Morrison Shook Parliament; Is Anybody Winning the Trading-Stamp War?; The Lavish and Lovely Laurentian Mountains; Can Little Bill Smith lick the heavyweights of Labour? - this transport union leader squares off with Hoffa and Banks; How I Learned About Strangers; A Visit with Mr. & Mrs. Jan Rubes - he's a Czech political refugee; Loneliness - perhaps the most common and least studied social problem of our time; Sir John A. MacDonald's first and only trip to the west - he 'pacified' the Indians, admired the embryo cities, and got stung in a Victoria hotel; Clyde Gilmour picks the best and worst movies of 1959; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$199.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 18 November (Nov.) 1961: The Story Behind Runner Bruce Kidd / House Pets a Health Threat? / Rene Levesque
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 18 November (Nov.) 1961: The Story Behind Runner Bruce Kidd / House Pets a Health Threat? / Rene Levesque

By Gray, Grattan; Wilson, Prof. J. Tuzo; Tyrwhitt, J.; Robertson, Terence; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers. Single Issue Magazine. 74 pages. Features: What Happens When Parents Start a School of Their Own?; The Friendly Way to Have Hair-Raising Adventures at Home - The National Geographic Society; A Guide to Radioactive Fallout; The Real Point About Bruce Kidd - Very uplifting article about a fine young Malvern Collegiate student, written by his dad; Plasma Physics Researcher Morrel Bachynski of RCA Victori in Montreal; James Goad was trapped in the carrier Nabob after it was hit by a torpedo; Rene Levesque - The Man in the Middle of Quebec's New Deal; No Thinking Man Would Keep a Pet; The Ironic Birth of "O Canada" - Calixa Lavallee; Colour-photo Coke ad on back cover shows two busy shopper ladies; and more. Nibbling to upper left corner, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A worthy vintage copy. . Good. 1961. First Edition.

$199.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, March (Mar.) 1, 1952 - Kenneth Dancy, The Other Hero of the SS Flying Enterprise
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, March (Mar.) 1, 1952 - Kenneth Dancy, The Other Hero of the SS Flying Enterprise

By Margolius, Sidney; Porter, M.; Hume, W.E.; Berton, Piere; Mowat, Farley; Dugan, James; al, et

Toronto: Maclean-Hunter. Single Issue Magazine. Features: Cover illustration inside Edmonton Airport control tower with C.P. Airlines plane on distant tarmac. Colour-photo ad for International Trucks inside front cover; Household Finance one-page ad features photo of A.D. MacLeod, Manager of their office at 805 First St. W. in Calgary; Seventy Minutes with General Douglas MacArthur - article with photo; Royal Roads and Royal Military College ad; Would You Live Better In the U.S.? - comparing prices and living standards of the Bieber family of Hamilton, ON with the Bigami family of Trenton, NJ; The Other Hero of the SS Flying Enterprise - photo-illustrated article on First Officer Kenneth Dancy; Are the Schools Ruining Your Child? - by veteran teacher William E. Hume; A Garden in Your Mailbox - photo-illustrated article on the Dominion Seed House with Bill Bradley, Phares Vannatter and Fred Fryer; What the West Thinks Russia Will Do; They Sometimes Murder But Never Steal - Photo-illustrated article by Farley Mowat on the vanishing Eskimos of the Hudson Bay hinterland; When Canasta Was the Craze - article with many photos of Wayne and Shuster; "I Grind Her Till She Bust" - photo-illustrated article on veteran organ grinder Joe Ferrari who lives in Toronto's Little Italy; Page 36 features a humourous one-third page two-colour "Torontonian's Map of Canada" which shows it as the hub of North America; Nice two-colour Beatty ad shows housewife carressing her automatic clothes washer; Nice back cover ad for the Irish Linen Guild. Please note: missing pages 25-28, and 49-52 (contained end of the Dancy article). Page 3 is secured with archival tape. Unmarked with average wear. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1952. First Edition.

$199.95

Japanese Colonial Education in Taiwan, 1895-1945 (Harvard East Asian)
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Japanese Colonial Education in Taiwan, 1895-1945 (Harvard East Asian)

By Tsurumi, E. Patricia

USA: Harvard University Press. Hardcover. 0674471873 Signed by author upon front free endpaper. 334 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. "An important contribution to the study of modern East Asian history and comparative colonialism." - from dust jacket. Date handwritten beneath author's signature in different colored ink, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1977. First Edition.

$199.95

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 1974 - Bobby Hull Cover Photo
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Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 1974 - Bobby Hull Cover Photo

By Newman, Peter C.; Bremer, John; Bruce, Harry; MacLennan, Hugh; Gault, John; Nowlan, Alden; al, et

Toronto: Maclean Hunter. Paperback. 88 pages. Features: Nice cover photo of Bobby Hull doing Russian dance; Jack Gallagher's new Canada Party; Critique of our school system; The Way We Were at Mount Allison; The Splendid Thompson River; Billy Harris' Mission to Moscow; Paperback Hero - Dan Ross of East Riverside, NB has written 234 successful novels in the past 13 years; The Hatches of Alberta - in praise of Victor and Susan Hatch and their 12 children; What the Ministry of Transport did to Harry Kohne and neighbours in Richmond, BC; Therese Casgrain - enfant terrible at 78; The Joy of Fidelity; Inca Ruins in Legendary Peru; Sensational two-page CBC TV ad entitled "First Choice" features colour illustrations of their dozens of popular TV personalities of the day; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Contest blank clipped from page 81. Missing pages 27-28 which included part of the Thompson River story and (probably) a photo of Billy Harris, otherwise a sound vintage copy. . Fair. 1974. First Edition.

$149.95

For everything a season
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For everything a season

By Anthology of the Works of Father Ralph W. Beiting

Winnipeg: CMBC Publications. Hardcover. 0920718256 161 pages. Bibliography. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. "A chapter of twentieth century late tsarist and early Soviet living and learning. Presents a facet of the Russian Mennonite experience previously unknown." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise as new. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1988. First Edition.

$129.95

The Magic Anatomy Book
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The Magic Anatomy Book

By Donner, Carol

New York: W H Freeman & Co. Hardcover. 0716717158 149 pages. Glossary. Colour illustrations on almost every page. This much-loved title relates the adventures of two children as they journey through the human body and learn about its structure. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear and front panel patch to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Light wear to book. A sound copy. . Very Good. 1986. First Edition.

$295.00

Ebony Jr.! (Junior), Volume 10, No. 1, May, 1982
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Ebony Jr.! (Junior), Volume 10, No. 1, May, 1982

By Johnson, John H. (Editor); Lewis, Mary C.; Marshall, Marilyn; Hurt, Orville

USA: Johnson Publishing Co. Inc.. Paperback. 47 pages. Contents: The Cultural Exchange of Europe and Africa; Custom to Culture; Phonics with the Loonicans; The U.N.; The Day They Stole the Letter J.; Sunny and Honey; South of the Border; Darryl's Birthday; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy of this upbeat educational publication aimed toward young African-American readers. . Good. 1982. First Edition.

$69.95

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