Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 

Search

 - 12 items found in your search

Click on Title to view full description

 
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ONTARIO RAILWAY AND MUNICIPAL BOARD TO DECEMBER 31st 1906.
1 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ONTARIO RAILWAY AND MUNICIPAL BOARD TO DECEMBER 31st 1906.
Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Toronto, 1907. 
176 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), hard cover (blue textured cloth with blind stamped borders, gold lettering on spine and front board.) - no dust jacket. This book was probably originally issued in wraps, and rebound soon after in this hard cover format. Among the issues covered in this report: Accidents; Hamilton, Annexation of Burlington Beach to; Radial Railway strike; London, Street Railway, Repair of; Niagara Falls Electric Light Extension By-law; St. Thomas Street Railway, Examiner of Motormen; Toronto, vs. Toronto Railway Company (lavatories, etc.), etc. Interior - company stamp on free front endpaper and at top of title page, endpapers very light browned and soiled, pages very lightly browned at margins. Exterior - wear at corners of boards, light to moderate edge wear, wear and small piece missing at top/bottom of spine, small bump at top of rear cover, browning to edges of textblock, a few tiny scuffs, light waviness to parts of cloth on rear board . Good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE.  NAVEDTRA 10323.
2 AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2. RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE. NAVEDTRA 10323.
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1978 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
426 pp + iii pp + 113 pp (Assignments), 10 1/4" H. 1978 Revised Edition. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings/diagrams (some fold-out), photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Machinist's Mate Rating; Publications; Tools and Hardware; Aircraft Engines; Aircraft Engine Fuel Systems; Aircraft Engine Lubricating Systems; Hydraulic, Electric, and Starting Systems; Aicraft Engine Inspections and Repair; Turbroprop Powerplants and Propellers; Turboshaft Powerplants and Helicopters; Turbofan Powerplants; Ground Handling Equipment and Procedures; Line Operations and Maintenance; Aircraft Engine Corrosion, Preservation, and Pollution Control; Appendix: Glossary; Index; Nonresident Career Course follows the Index. Interior - a few pages with light wrinkles at fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light wear at top/bottom of spine - minor edge wear elsewhere, tiny to small corner creases on covers. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
3 Ahern, Frances Robin. Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley. OAKVILLE: A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930.
Erin, Ontario Oakville Historical Society / Boston Mills Press 1981 0919822460 / 9780919822467 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, map. Local history of Oakville, Ontario. Contents: "Beautiful Oakville"; Industries, 1900-1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street (Trafalgar Road)(Station Road); Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (South Side); Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (North Side); "The Main Street"; Navy Street; Recreation, 1900-1930; An Era of Gracious Living; Appendix - Origin of Street Names; Surveys; Schools; Churches; Banks; The Post Office; The Library; Customs Collection. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, tiny corner creases on covers, spine flat with one crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
OAKVILLE:  A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930., Ahern, Frances Robin.  Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley.
4 Ahern, Frances Robin. Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley. OAKVILLE: A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930.
Erin, Ontario Oakville Historical Society / Boston Mills Press 1981 0919822460 / 9780919822467 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, map. Local history of Oakville, Ontario. Contents: "Beautiful Oakville"; Industries, 1900-1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street (Trafalgar Road)(Station Road); Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (South Side); Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (North Side); "The Main Street"; Navy Street; Recreation, 1900-1930; An Era of Gracious Living; Appendix - Origin of Street Names; Surveys; Schools; Churches; Banks; The Post Office; The Library; Customs Collection. Interior - previous owner`s name, place and date in ink on free front endpaper, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny light stain on spine, minor wear at bottom corner of front cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE CRAFT OF STRAW DECORATION FOR CORN DOLLY MAKERS AND WORKERS IN STRAW., Coker, Alec.  Foreword by Sir John Rothenstein.
5 Coker, Alec. Foreword by Sir John Rothenstein. THE CRAFT OF STRAW DECORATION FOR CORN DOLLY MAKERS AND WORKERS IN STRAW.
Northgates, Leicester Dryad. 1971 852190786 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good- 
86 pp, 9 7/8" H. B&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. "All the methods described are the result of a prolonged study of traditional movements, and therefore provide a clear and ordered introduction to the craft. These methods have been tried out under most conditions; the elementry course with primary school classes and the more advanced work with young teachers. Those more experienced in the craft of straw decoration will find alternative methods suggested, with detailed diagrams and photographs covering a wide variety of work. The problems of finding and choosing straw are fully explored and likely sources of suitable materials given." Subjects covered include: Straw Marquetry; Tied Straw Work; Plaits; Corn Dollies; Rick Finials; Straw Models; Harvest Crosses. Small light foxing marks on fore-edge of text block - some larger marks migrate into some page margins, very small to small corner bumps, tiny light foxing marks on top of text block, light edge wear on bottom edges of boards. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy edge wear, light edge creases, light foxing/browning, rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
6 Due, John F. THE INTERCITY ELECTRIC RAILWAY INDUSTRY IN CANADA.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
118 pp, 10 1/8" H. Canadian Studies in Economics No.18. B&w photographs, maps, tables, graphs. "The intercity electric railway industry in Canada, which began in 1887, ended in 1959. Peak interest in the industry was between 1910 and 1920, the era of Sir Adam Beck's projected radial network that would have covered much of the southern portion of Ontario. But the plans came too late and the radial system was never built. The Canadian electric lines developed later than their United States counterparts, but lasted somewhat longer, and for a time in the 1950's there were more electric passenger-carrying trains in Canada than in the United States. This study describes the rise and decline of the electric railway industry in Canada. It includes a general history of the industry, the development of the lines, their financing and control, and a brief but fascinating account of the 25 individual companies which operated the roads." Tiny wrinkle at bottom of front hinge, tiny ink mark on rear board. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, small tear at top of front hinge - archivally taped. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS.  1919.  NINETEENTH YEAR OF ISSUE., Hopkins, J. Castell.
7 Hopkins, J. Castell. THE CANADIAN ANNUAL REVIEW OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS. 1919. NINETEENTH YEAR OF ISSUE.
Toronto The Canadian Annual Review 1920 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
955 pp, 9 1/8" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine. B&w photographs, drawing, map (Official Map of the Western Front When the Hindenburg Line was broken through by the British and Canadian Forces). Advertising section, pages 908-932. Chapter Headings: Canadian Echoes of the World War; Canadian Relations with Foreign Countries; Canadian Relations with the Empire; The Prince of Wales in Canada; Agriculture: The Organized Farmers; The 1919 Record of Farmers' Organizations; Industry: The Organized Manufacturers; Labour: The Organized Workmen; Educational Interests and Institutions; Dominion Goverment and Politics; The Province of Ontario in 1919; Quebec and the Maritime Provinces; The Western Provinces and British Columbia. Concludes with short notes on the North-West Territories, Territory of the Yukon; Canadian Obituary for 1919; Index of Names; Index of Affairs. Also includes a Special Supplement on Canadian Finances, Resources, Business Annual Reports and Addresses with reference to: Canadian Pacific Railway; Canadian Bank of Commerce; Bank of Montreal; Royal Bank of Canada; Merchants Bank of Canada; Dominion Bank; Canada Life Assurance Company; Sun Life Assurance Company; Home Bank of Canada; Toronto General Trusts' Corporation and Overland Factories, Toronto. **Please note: This is a heavy volume and may require extra postage for delivery outside of Canada and the United States.** Tear with creases at the bottom edge of pages 169 to 180 (six page leaves) - archivally taped, two previous owner's names in ink on free front endpaper, a few small tears to paper on inside rear hinge - holding well, light browning to edges of text block, shelf soiling on bottom of text block, light edge wear - a little more at corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, heavy fading to colour at fore-edges of boards, slight fading to color on spine and at top of rear board near fore-edge, several very small light liquid marks on rear board. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
8 Matheson, Dawn and Anderson, Rosemary, Editors. (Gloria Dent, Ted Mitchell, Bonnie Durtnall, Steve Thorning, Gilbert Stelter, Fred Dahms, Ceska Brennan.) GUELPH: PERSPECTIVES ON A CENTURY OF CHANGE, 1900-2000.
Guelph, Ontario Guelph Historical Society 2000 096059434 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
277 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 1/8" H x 12 1/8" D). B&w and colour photographs, maps, reproductions. Contents: Introduction; Cultural Life in Twentieth Century Guelph; Guelph Township; Doing Business in Guelph; Buildings and Guelph's Character; The Growth and Planning of Guelph in the Twentieth Century; Appendices: Sources for Profiles and Guelph Anecdotes / Mayors of Guelph 1900-2000 / Members of City Council; Index; Group Photo and Contributor Biographies; Profiles: People of Guelph; Guelph Anecdotes. Mylar dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
9 Molloy, E., General Editor. AERO-ENGINE PRACTICE: DEALING WITH INSTALLATION, LOCATION OF FAULTS, TOP OVERHAUL RATING AND PERFORMANCE TESTING.
London George Newnes 1943 Second Edition Hard Cover Good+ Poor 
132 pp, 9 1/8" H. Aeroplane Maintenance and Operation Series, Volume 21. B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. Chapter headings: Aircraft Engineers' Licences; Survey of Aero-engine Types; Engine Installations and Services; Tracing Aero-engine Trouble; Top Overhauls; The Rating and Performance Testing of Aero-engines; Aero-engine Testing; Aero-engine Starting and Starters; Starting Troubles and Remedies; Engine Instruments and Their Indications; Index. Book is cocked, has general slight fading to spine color with more fading at top/bottom, tiny bump to bottom corners of boards, very light edge wear. Dust jacket has several large chips, multiple tears archivally taped, creases, light browning - more on spine, water mark on spine and a few small holes. Now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
MIND THE DOORS PLEASE: THE STORY OF TORONTO AND ITS STREETCARS., Partridge, Larry.
10 Partridge, Larry. MIND THE DOORS PLEASE: THE STORY OF TORONTO AND ITS STREETCARS.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1984 0919822622 / 9780919822627 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
120 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, technical drawings, pictorial endpapers. "Although the (TTC) system uses buses and subways, it is the streetcar operations that attract the most railfan attention. Streetcars have been a part of Toronto's landscape for over a century. From the first horsecars to today's CLRV's, (this) is a nostalgic look at Toronto's streetcars as they have evolved over the years." Tiny bump at bottom corner of boards, light edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SCALE MODEL DETAILING.  FROM THE PAGES OF FINESCALE MODELER., Spohn, Terry, editor.  (Dennis Moore, Rusty White, Jon Lopez, Pat Covert, Tom LaMarre, Greg Kolasa, Rob Steinbrunn, Paul Budzik, Brett Vechiarelli, Greg Hildebrandt, Alain Pelletier, Hilber Graf, Jim Bertolin, Glen Phillips, Dan Tisoncik, et al.)
11 Spohn, Terry, editor. (Dennis Moore, Rusty White, Jon Lopez, Pat Covert, Tom LaMarre, Greg Kolasa, Rob Steinbrunn, Paul Budzik, Brett Vechiarelli, Greg Hildebrandt, Alain Pelletier, Hilber Graf, Jim Bertolin, Glen Phillips, Dan Tisoncik, et al.) SCALE MODEL DETAILING. FROM THE PAGES OF FINESCALE MODELER.
Kalmbach, Waukesha, WI, 1995. 
104 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 0890242097 Illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, drawings/diagrams. "How can I make wooden flight decks? Is there any quick way to detail a radial aircraft engine? How can I make my armor models look more realistic? Is there an easy way to get a glossy finish on my model car? The answers to these and many more questions can be found in the pages of this new book compiled from the best of FineScale Modeler magazine's articles. Each projec t i s profusely illustrated and accessible to modelers of any skill level who want to improve their technique and their results. Whether your specialty is cars, tanks, aircraft, dioramas, or ships, this book is for you. Learn in step-by-step fas hi o n ho w to convert scale figures, model a rusty 1949 Mercury, weather aircraft, use photoetched detailing on small scale ships, and much more. The techniques you learn doing any of these projects will become part of your bag of tricks from now on. " I nte rior - soft bump at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - soft bump at top/bottom of spine and at top corner of covers, wear at corners and at top/bottom of spine. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
EARLY DAYS IN RICHMOND HILL:  A HISTORY OF THE COMMUNITY TO 1930., Stamp, Robert M.
12 Stamp, Robert M. EARLY DAYS IN RICHMOND HILL: A HISTORY OF THE COMMUNITY TO 1930.
Richmond Hill, Ontario Richmond Hill Public Library Board 1991 0969537603 / 9780969537601 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
400 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 10 3/4" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps. A local history of Richmond Hill, Ontario. "(D)escribes how the Iroquoian peoples first set up villages in the area - and how the semi-nomadic Mississaugas lost their lands to the British under the 'Gunshot Treaties'. Then came the settlers to claim lots on either side of Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe's newly built Yonge Street - among them, two eccentric aristrocrats, the German William Berczy and the French Comte de Puisaye; the Munshaws; the Stooks; and Thomas Kinnear, the town's most illustrious murder victim. By 1800, York merchant and tavernkeeper Abner Miles had arrived and set up a tavern at the southeast corner of Yonge and Major Mackenzie - the beginnings of the community we know today. Stamp (describes) the effects of the 1837 Rebellion, the development of church and social life, early local politics, and the growth of business, from the Trench Carriage Works and Crosby's Fire Proof store to the greenhouse operations of entrepreneurs William J. Lawrence, John Dunlop, H.J. Mills, and the Endean brothers. He also gives us a glimpse of the picture post card village of the late nineteenth century, with its winter sleigh rides and its summer picnics and dances at Bond Lake Park. As the portrait draws to a close, Richmond Hill has recovered from the losses of World War I; the glory days of the radial railway have come and gone; and Yonge Street has just been paved to make way for the cars and buses that will bring the town into the twentieth century." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie