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TRANSACTIONS AND YEAR BOOK OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ENGINEERING SOCIETY.  1939., Arthur D. Smith, Alex Ironside, G.W. Williamson, G. Thomas Perry, William Bruce, Robert Boyd, et al.
1 Arthur D. Smith, Alex Ironside, G.W. Williamson, G. Thomas Perry, William Bruce, Robert Boyd, et al. TRANSACTIONS AND YEAR BOOK OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ENGINEERING SOCIETY. 1939.
University of Toronto, Toronto, 1939. 
176 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), soft cover with coil binding. B&w photographs (including several of sports teams), ads. Contents: Editorial; A Greeting from the President; The Dean's Message for 1939; President's Message, 1939; Transactions: Cavita tion; A New Profession; Electronic Tones as Developed by Hammond; Future of Pulpwood in Northern Ontario; Science in the Foundry; Mr Hoover C-22; Diesel - Electric Buses; The 1923 Engineering Alumni Bursary; Professor H.E. Haultain; Our New P r o f e s s o rs; Professor Coleman; Bob Dyer / Year Book: Engineering Society Elections, 1939; Impressions of School; "What'll I Do Now"; Clubs; School Nite; School At-Home; School Dinner; Graduation Ball; Toike Oike; Survey Camp, 1938; Years; A l th et ic s; C .O .T .C .; Rifle Association. Interior - light musty odor, color offset from coil to inside of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear/wrinkling, light soiling and rubbing, s li ght co rne r b ump s, lig ht to moderate browning, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF FRANCIS B. WEAVER AND MAGDALENA MUSSER WEAVER, 1835-1996., Hoover, Lena and Hoover, Lester M., compilers.
2 Hoover, Lena and Hoover, Lester M., compilers. DESCENDANTS OF FRANCIS B. WEAVER AND MAGDALENA MUSSER WEAVER, 1835-1996.
Self-published, 1996. 
159 pp, 8 1/2" H, soft cover. Addendum laid in. B&w photographs. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling on front cover. Near Fine 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
MARIPOSA, THE BANNER TOWNSHIP:  A HISTORY OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MARIPOSA, VICTORIA COUNTY, ONTARIO., Irwin, Ross W.
3 Irwin, Ross W. MARIPOSA, THE BANNER TOWNSHIP: A HISTORY OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MARIPOSA, VICTORIA COUNTY, ONTARIO.
Guelph, Ontario Ross Irwin Enterprises 1984 0969174500 / 9780969174509 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
192 pp, 10 1/4" H. White cloth boards with dark brown lettering on spine, dark brown lettering, banding and township crest on front board - no dust jacket (as issued). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/plans. Contents: Natural Resources; Indian Settlements; Government; Survey; Settlement; Transportation; Agricultural Industries; Agriculture; Communications; Public Utilities; Education; Religion; Social Life; Military; Communities; References; Appendix; Index. Christmas (1984) gift inscription in ink on one preliminary page, one light separation between two page gatherings but pages are held firmly in binding, light browning to spine and most edges of boards, several light to dark small stains on rear board, a few scattered very light stains on front board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, scattered tiny foxing marks on top and bottom of text block. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
MARIPOSA, THE BANNER TOWNSHIP:  A HISTORY OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MARIPOSA, VICTORIA COUNTY, ONTARIO., Irwin, Ross W.
4 Irwin, Ross W. MARIPOSA, THE BANNER TOWNSHIP: A HISTORY OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MARIPOSA, VICTORIA COUNTY, ONTARIO.
Guelph, Ontario Ross Irwin Enterprises 1984 0969174500 / 9780969174509 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
192 pp, 10 1/4" H. White cloth boards with dark brown lettering on spine, dark brown lettering, banding and township crest on front board - no dust jacket (as issued). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/plans. Contents: Natural Resources; Indian Settlements; Government; Survey; Settlement; Transportation; Agricultural Industries; Agriculture; Communications; Public Utilities; Education; Religion; Social Life; Military; Communities; References; Appendix; Index. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, boards are slightly curved, tiny dent on bottom edge of front board. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
HARVEST OF MEMORIES., Kohsel, Elaine and Kohsel, Ida, Introduction.  Majestic - Farrell Lake Women's Institute.
5 Kohsel, Elaine and Kohsel, Ida, Introduction. Majestic - Farrell Lake Women's Institute. HARVEST OF MEMORIES.
Lethbridge, Alberta Southern Printing Company 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
367 pp, large 8vo (9" H), blue cloth with silver lettering on spine and front board. Many b&w photographs, plus 4 maps. A history of the Majestic-Farrell District in Alberta ("townships 32 and 33 on ranges 17 and 18, west of the 4th meridian"). Contents: Farrell Lake District; Majestic District; Listening on the Rural Line; Majestic Farrell Lake W.I.; Sentinel Hill; Homesteading; Springwater; Homestead Pictures; Victor District; Kelvindale District; The Country School; Surprise; Last Post; Gamblers of the Prairies; Maps; Index. Signed by related person on page 45 beside article about John Olson. Inscription on front free endpaper with small related newspaper clipping. Previous owner's name, date and gift notation on free front endpaper, small ink notation in top margin of page 45, light edge wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
THE TRUTH ABOUT REPARATIONS AND WAR-DEBTS., Lloyd George, David.
6 Lloyd George, David. THE TRUTH ABOUT REPARATIONS AND WAR-DEBTS.
William Heinemann, London, 1932. 
150 pp, small 8vo (7 15/16" H), hard cover (dark blue boards with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. Contents: Introductory; The Case for Reparations; Estimating Germany's Capacity to Pay; Presenting the Bill; French and British Views on th e Problem; Making Germany Pay; The Problem of External Payment; The End of Reparations; Reparations and War-Debts; International War Liabilities and the U.S.A.; Conclusion; Index. Book slightly cracked in a few places; light soiling, ligh t b r o w n i n g , small areas of old label residue, and small surface paper defect on endpapers; scattered light foxing marks/stains throughout pages, darkening to edges of textblock, light edge wear, faint liquid splashes/marks on front board, l ig h t ru bb in g, w ri nk le in cloth on rear board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny edge dint, corners lightly bumped. Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE MAGIC LEAVES: A HISTORY OF HAIDA ARGILLITE CARVING., Macnair, Peter L. and Hoover, Alan L.
7 Macnair, Peter L. and Hoover, Alan L. THE MAGIC LEAVES: A HISTORY OF HAIDA ARGILLITE CARVING.
British Columbia Provincial Museum, Victoria, 1984, first printing. 
211 pp, 10 1/2" H x 9 11/16" D, soft cover. ISBN 0771884079 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; The Reif Collection; Argillite: The Material; The Form of Haida Art; The Haida and Tobacco; A Chronology For Argillite Artifact Types; Ceremonial Pipe Forms; Haida Panel Pipes; Ship Pipes; Animal Form Bowls; Euro-American Figures; Western Tableware; Recorders; Early Trade Pipes; Early Totem Poles; Chests and Model Houses; Haida Plates and Platters; Haida Figures and Figure Groups; Late Trade Pipes; Late Poles; Late Platters, Chests and Other Objects; Appendix - A History of the Study of Argillite; Reference. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, a few very small scuffs and indentations on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
THE RUIN OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER AND THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN ARMS RACE., McMillan, Priscilla J.
8 McMillan, Priscilla J. THE RUIN OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER AND THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN ARMS RACE.
Viking, New York, 2005, first edition. 
373 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0670034223 B&w photographs. "On April 12, 1954, the nation was astonished to learn that scientist J. Robert Oppeheimer faced charges of violating national security. The brilliant lead er of the Manhattan Project had been cast into disgrace overnight. Was the arrogant genius, the charismatic head of the team that had developed the atomic bomb and ended World War II, really a traitor? In this riveting narrative, (the author ) d r a w s on newly declassified documents, unpublished manuscripts, private correspondence, and decades of unique interviews with the major characters in the story to present, at long last, the truth about the downfall of America's most famous - an d f am ou sl y enigmatic - scientist. (The book) focuses a laser on those fraught years from 1949 to 1955, to chronicle the firestorm that surrounded Oppenheimer and the entire atomic enterprise in the years just after the war. These were the yea rs th at saw po wer shift from the scientist who had created the bomb, and were increasingly afraid of it, to the politicians who wanted to use it for their own purposes. A cabal of hard-line Air Force officials, anti-Communist politicians, a nd r iva l sc ien tist s ca me together to seize control of U.S. nuclear policy and build ever more deadly weapons aimed at the Soviet Union. One ambitious, relentless man - Edward Teller - used this opportunity to support his own ominous rise to a uthor ity, to p romo te th e fou nding of the Livermore laboratory as a challenge to Los Alamos, and to redirect national resources into development of the controversial hydrogen bomb. He knew that only one man had the vision and abilities to thwa rt him : the magne tic O ppenhe imer, who led a group of like-minded and farsighted liberal scientists advocating arms control. Teller found the perfect allies in Lewis Strauss - a highly partisan Republican banker and businessman, and a key figur e in th e incr easingl y poli titcize d Atom ic Energy Commission - and in William Borden, a young congressional assistant. One breathtakingly beautiful Washington spring, in secret hearings in a rundown building off the Mall, as the nation's gaze was focu sed on the Army -McCart hy heari ngs, St rauss, Borden and Teller sprang their trap." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. Near Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 O'Connor, Richard. THE SPIRIT SOLDIERS: A HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE BOXER REBELLION.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1973). 
379 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "The first full-scale narrative history of the Boxer Rebellion told from the Chinese point of view, as well as that of the West, (this book) is a graphic re-creation of those few explosive months in 1900 when hundreds of Christian missionaries were killed, thousands of Chinese Christians were slaughtered, and the Foreign Settlement of Tientsin and the diplomatic community of Peking were besieged..." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light browning to top of text block. Dust jacket has very light browning at edges, light edge wear/wrinkling, several tiny/small closed tears - mainly at top/bottom of spine, light rubbing. VG/G+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE ST. LAWRENCE WATERWAY PROJECT:  THE STORY OF THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER AS AN INTERNATIONAL HIGHWAY FOR WATER-BORNE COMMERCE., Stephens, George Washington.
10 Stephens, George Washington. THE ST. LAWRENCE WATERWAY PROJECT: THE STORY OF THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER AS AN INTERNATIONAL HIGHWAY FOR WATER-BORNE COMMERCE.
Montreal Louis Carrier 1929 Third impression. Hard Cover Good+ Fair 
460 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w plates, maps (3 fold-out) - collated. Colour map endpapers. Chapter headings: Treaties, Boundaries, Waterways, 1712-1929; Transportation and Communication; International Aspect of Arterial Waterways; St. Lawrence Waterway Project; History of the Negotiations of the St. Lawrence Waterway Project, 1832-1929; Canals of Canada and the United States; The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (Chicago Diversion); Alternative Water Routes to Europe; Power; Reflections; Appendices: Convention beween Canada and the U.S., 1929, regarding Preservation of Scenic Beauty of Niagara; General analysis of costs; Information regarding work of deepening channel of St. Lawrence between Montreal and Quebec to 35 feet; Findings of Supreme Court as to Relative Merits of Dominion and Provinces in relation to Proprietary Interest in and Legislative Control over Waters with respect to Navigation and Water-powers created or made available or in connection with Works for Improvement of Navigation; Ouline chart of Arguments advanced for and against St. Lawrence project. Slight toning in margins of pages, light browning to edges of text block, inside rear hinge paper is split but hinge is holding firmly with fabric, both fold-out maps have large and small tears archivally taped, page 388 fold-out map has a very small piece missing at centre and has several extra fold creases due to mis-folding. Dust jacket has various small edge tears and chips, very light browning to flap-folds and edges, moderate browning and multiple tiny to small water stains on spine, now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE ASSASSINATION OF MARILYN MONROE., Wolfe, Donald H.
11 Wolfe, Donald H. THE ASSASSINATION OF MARILYN MONROE.
Little, Brown, London, 1998, first British edition. 
532 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0316640190 B&w photographs. "The brevity and discrepancies of the initial investigation, the unexplained silence of several key witnesses and the rumours sparked by her relationships with the Kennedy brothers have consistently raised suspicions that the events of Saturday August 4th 1962 did not end as they were officially documented - in the suicide of the world's most famous woman. Now, in this major new investigation, Donald H. Wolfe has succeeded where so many other writers have failed. With the testimony of the two witnesses, John Miner and Norman Jefferies, who always seemed to possess potentially explosive information but had never previously come forward, Wol f e assembles conclusive evidence proving that Marily Monroe was murdered. He not only names her killer and specifies the cause of death, but identifies the men who, acting upon the 'National Security Matter' surrounding Marilyn, orchestrated the su bs e quent cover-up - From the opening description of the lifeless body to the moment-by-moment account of her final days and hours, (this book) explodes every myth concerning her remarkable life and tragic death. It is a truly gripping portrait of on e of the most shocking crimes of the century." Book lightly cocked, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
WORLD WAR II: BOOKS IN ENGLISH, 1945-65.  HOOVER BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SERIES: XLV., Ziegler, Janet, compiler.  Preface by Robert Vosper.
12 Ziegler, Janet, compiler. Preface by Robert Vosper. WORLD WAR II: BOOKS IN ENGLISH, 1945-65. HOOVER BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SERIES: XLV.
Hoover Institution, Stanford, California, 1971. 
223 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover (pictorial boards) - no dust jacket. "The bibliography offered here attempts to provide comprehensive coverage of the books published in English during the years 1945 through 1965...With the exception of a few en tries in the section citing bibliography and guides, the bibliography lists only works of fifty pages or more, including paperback editions. Government publications, except official histories and other primarily historical works, have been e x c l u d e d . Also omitted are fiction, poetry, works of purely humorous or artistic content (cartoons, paintings), juvenile literature, statistical works (such as registers of the dead), and works on such postwar problems as claims and reconstru ct io n. " T he b ibliography is arranged under section headings: General Works; Prelude to the War: Origins and Outbreak; Military Aspects of the War; Political Aspects of the War; Economic and Legal Aspects of the War; Social Impact of the War; Pos iti on of th e N eut ral Coutnries; War Crimes Trials; Index. Small bump at top/bottom of spine and at top corner of both boards, light rubbing and soiling - a few small stains on rear board, slight browning to edges of text block. Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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