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THE LANGLEY STORY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Donald E. Waite.
Stock no. 1819555
1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

An Early History of the Municipality of Langley (Canada). Limited Edition of 100. Brown cloth padded boards, gilt titles. B/w photos & illustrations. 280 pages including index. ISBN: 0919213618. Gilt 'The' in title to spine is lightly rubbed. Covers lightly rubbed. Copy 69 of 100 SIGNED by the author. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Contained in brown slipcase with previous owner's name in gilt which is in very good condition, some scuffing.

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CANADIAN WINGS: THE PASSION AND THE FORCE
Written by John McQuarrie.
Stock no. 1819536
Published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A graphic story of Canada's Air Force focusing on military aviation. Large format. Blue boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0075510103. Slight browning to edges of endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly unevenly faded.

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TIN-POTS AND PIRATE SHIPS: CANADIAN NAVAL FORCES AND GERMAN SEA RAIDERS 1880-1918
Written by Michael L. Hadley; Roger Sarty.
Stock no. 1818370
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The authors shed new light on Canadian and German history - and on Canada's naval defences in particular - by exploring the naval operations and politics of both nations between 1880 and 1918. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w photos. xvi and 391 pages including index. ISBN: 0773507787. Boards lightly bowed. A few minor foxspots mainly to prelims and text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL STEAM POWER
Written by Anthony Clegg; Ray Corley.
Stock no. 2131476
Published by Train Collectors Association. Circa 1969. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Green boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. White marks to covers; possibly some paper transfer from verso of wrapper. Musty smell to book. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some pieces of loss.

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THERE SHALL BE WINGS
Written by Leslie Roberts.
Stock no. 2130986
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A history of the Royal Canadian Air Force. B/w photos. Page browning and a couple of marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is worn and a bit scuffed with a few closed tears and nicks.

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AMAZING STORIES: UNSUNG HEROES OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
Written by Cynthia J. Faryon.
Stock no. 1817195
Published by Altitude Publishing. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Incredible tales of courage and daring during World War II. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 123 pages. ISBN: 1551539772. Reprint.

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CORVETTES OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY 1939-1945
Written by Ken Macpherson; Marc Milner.
Stock no. 1817100
Published by Vanwell Publishing Limited. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Fold-out pages to rear. ISBN: 0920277837. A few tiny minor marks to front board spine edge. A few foxspots to rear pastedown and map at rear, and also to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed

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THE GOOD LANDS CANADA THROUGH THE EYES OF ARTISTS
Written by Lee Maracle; et al. Illustrated by Thomas Davies; William Hind; et al..
Stock no. 2128543
Published by Figure 1 Publishing Inc.. 1st CANADA 2017. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781773270241. Bumping to spine. Contents are excellent.

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ALBERTA MISTRESSES OF THE MODERN 1935 - 1975
Written by Mary-Beth Laviolette.
Stock no. 2128145
Published by Art Gallery Of Alberta. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Large square format. Cloth spine. This book reveals the role that Alberta women artists played in the establishment of a viable art scene. ISBN: 0889501645. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WILFRED GRENFELL THE MASTER - MARINER
Written by Basil Mathews.
Stock no. 1317502
Published by Partridge. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A life of adventure on sea and ice. Popular Biographies series. Red boards, black titles. B/w plates. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped and darkened with a small faded patch where there is a matching piece missing from the dustwrapper. Endpapers partly browned. Light foxing to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and torn and has a small piece missing to spine.

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NIAGARA FALLS AND RIVER
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125807
1948. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. Title to front cover is 'Niagara Falls Canada' Colored Pictures and Story. Some scuff/surface paper damage marks to covers. Inscription in ink to inside front cover. Some foxing.

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MOPPING UP! THE WAR, THROUGH THE EYES OF BOBBIE BURNS REGIMENTAL MASCOT
Written by Jack Munroe.
Stock no. 1815894
Published by Cef Books. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

An accurate portrayal of the life of a Canadian soldier, an original member of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, 1914-1915. Bobbie Burns was Munroe's faithful companion, a collie whose devotion to his master would make any dog-owner envious. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781896979564.

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