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    • SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 1993
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Only slight wear ; Bright solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. B&W and color illustrations. Reprinted from the 1965 University of California Press editon after the death of the author in 1992. ; 11.1 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches; 163 pages Lisez plus
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    • BALLENA PRESS, 1978
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 163 pages; "n Crystals In rhe sky, anthropologist Travis Hudson and astronomer Ernest Underhay of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History examine the Chumash, one of 300 or more indigenous groups or 'tribelets' of Califomia. Before the arrival of Franciscan missionaries, as many as 10,000 Chumas inhabited the fringes of the Santa Barbara Channel, one of the most densely populated areas in the New World. Like the Skidi Pawnee who are the subject of Smithsonian astronomer ... Lisez plus
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    • AMERICAN ROCK ART RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, 1986
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; Volume #11; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 107 pages Lisez plus
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    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, 1984
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Card covers show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked. liberally illustrated with photos, symbols and maps ; B&W Illustrations; 10.4 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches; 430 pages; "This is an analysis of the rock art of the prehistoric Indians occupying the western part of the Great Basin of North America. It includes petroglyhs (figures or symbols pecked, scratched or carved into the surface of a rock or boulder) and pictographs (designs painted on a rock or boulder) of 99 sites in sixteen counties of Nevada and eastern California. Seven appendices and a bibliography are included." Lisez plus
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    • TALONBOOKS, 1987
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Card cover show light shelf wear, some corner curl of card covers. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; B&W Illustrations; 10.0 X 8.5 X 0.6 inches; 226 pages; Oliver Wells 1907-1970 spent many hours researching a Chilliwack native history but was killed in a traffic accident before this could be finished. His daughter Marie Weeden was determined to finish his work and approached Dr.Ralph Maud (SFU) and Dr. Brent Galloway (linguist) to help her transcribe the many tapes of oral history that Wells had accumulated while interviewing his native friends. Wells had grown up on a farm in the va... Lisez plus
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    • NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF CANADA, 1983
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Card covers show light shelf wear, some soiling of white card covers, some corner curl. ; A tight solid book, text unmarked.; Canadian Ethnology Service Paper #88; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 199 pages Lisez plus
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    • HARPER BROTHERS PUBLISHERS, 1933
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Illustrated paper covered boards showing shelf wear, chipping and soiling, with wear evident on bottom edges. Spine missing. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. B&W photographs throughout ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; "This history in pictures - interpreted in over 20,000 words of running comment - brings together for the first time within a single volume a diversified sequence of photographs of out American past. It reveals the exciting events, the fads and fashions, the sports and theatrical hits, tha flavor of everyday life in the United States from the Civil War to the World... Lisez plus
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    • NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS, 1984
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: DJ show some shelf wear, chipping. Light wear only to book ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Red cloth covered boards with silver titles on spine ; Jack Ryan #1; 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.4 inches; 387 pages; "A deadly serious game of hide-and-seek is on. The entire Soviet Atlantic Fleet is ordered to hunt down the submarine and destroy her at all costs. The Americans are determined to find her first and get her safely to port in the intelligence coups of all time. But the Red October has a million square miles of ocean to hide in and a new silent propulsion system that is impossi... Lisez plus
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    • BANTAM, 2011
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Slight wear to dustjacket ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Map endpapers ; A Song Of Ice And Fire #5; 9.4 X 6.2 X 2.1 inches; 1016 pages Lisez plus
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    • MICHAEL JOSEPH, 1956
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: DJ and boards show some shelf wear, small tears and light chipping. Gift inscription (not author) on FFEP. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 516 pages; The author gives an overview of Chinese wisdom with chapters on mysticism, democracy, the Middle Way, poetry, sketches of Chinese life and wit & wisdom. Lisez plus
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    • HARPERCOLLINSPUBLISHERS, 1999
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, pages yellowed as is common in British books of this period.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.2 X 6.1 X 1.2 inches; 260 pages; "Recounting his travels from Lake Victoria to the Cape of Good Hope, Taylor explores what the future holds for the white citizens of the black continent in which he was raised. Although skilled at reporting and storytelling, Taylor is less successful as a social and political thinker. His subjects, an eclectic mix, are not missionaries or explorers and may even lack Livingstone's dig... Lisez plus
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    • MCCLELLAND & STEWART, 1968
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Canadian centenary series #3(?); Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 276 pages Lisez plus
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    • MCCLELLAND AND STEWART, 1971
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Ex-library with usual library stamps and stickers. Card pocket glued into FFEP, withdrawn stamp present. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Ex-Library; Canadian centenary series #16; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 339 pages; "This pioneer study traces Canada's northward expansion in the years after Confederation. In the forefront of the movement were the fur-traders, missionaries, and gold-seekers. Behind them came provincial and federal governments, concerned for their authority, and anxious to develop the riches of the north." Lisez plus
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    • MCCLELLAND AND STEWART, 1966
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. DJ spine somewhat faded ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar.; Canadian centenary series #7; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 315 pages Lisez plus
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    • CANADA WEST MAGAZINE, 1971
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Corners of card covers show some corner curl, soiling and hotel stamp on front cover, previous owner's name on title page ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 183 pages; "Welcome to gold creek and ghost town country, where towns stand in another century, the echoes of history are audible, and the wilderness is still just a glance away." The book covers towns throughout British Columbia which were affected by the various gold rushes. The majority were located along the border country in southern BC. Lisez plus
    • CHAPMAN & HALL LTD., 1952
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Boards show very light shelf wear. DJ shows shelf wear with short tears and chipping, lightly sun-faded with light soiling to DJ. Previous owner's name on front free end paper ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages Lisez plus
    • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1959
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Green cloth boards show light shelf wear, light soiling pencil gift notation on front free end paper.; A tight solid book. B&W plates with colour frontispiece ; 5.7 X 5.0 X 0.7 inches; 188 pages; The author delves into two areas of study during this time of change in England - the rise of the sport of foxhunting which became a national sport and the rise and fall of the stage coach services. Lisez plus
    • PHILOSOPHICAL LIBRARY, INC., 1973
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: DJ shows some shelf wear, with short tears and light chipping. Head and tail of book spine shows some wear ; A tight solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 8.3 X 5.7 X 2.0 inches; 518 pages; "Through the centuries the Gypsies all over the world have been misunderstood, maligned, rejected. Outcasts of the countries in which they lived, they have wandered for centuries over the face of the earth. They have no homeland, no political unity, no recognition among nations. They have been alone, sundered, shunned, persecuted and banished. Until about a century ago, their ori... Lisez plus
    • HASET KITABEVI, 1978
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: DJ and boards show some shelf wear with small tears, light chipping and light soiling. Previous owner's name in ink front DJ flap. Board corners bumped.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. 398 pages of text + 112 pages of B&W and colour plates, B&W drawings throughout text, map endpapers ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 398 + 112 pages Lisez plus
    • INTERNATIONAL FOLK-LORE ASSOCIATION, 1899
    • Librairie: Ainsworth Books (Canada)
    • Description: Navy blue cloth covered boards show some shelf wear, with bumping of extremities evident. Previous owners names stamped in ink on back of BFEP and back pastedown. Pages somewhat tanned ; This is a numbered, limited edition printing of 600 copies, of which this is number 52. A tight solid book, hinges intact. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Gilt titles on spine only. A scarce volume. ; Archives of the International Folk-Lore Association; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 96 pages; "A compilation of tales gathered by a longtime resident among the Haida, an employee o... Lisez plus
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