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Image for The Gold Ring  Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869.

The Gold Ring Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869.

By: Ackerman, Kenneth D.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18534


DJ has 1 inch closed tear on back at bottom and light soil, remainder mark bottom page edges. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 340 pages; "In The Gold Ring, Capitol Hill veteran Kenneth D. Ackerman tells the story of two dazzling con men who rose to the top of the Erie Railway Company before fixing their ambitions on a scam so great it would make them two of the richest men in America—and cement... View more info

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TNT BC; Temporize not Terrorize BC

By: Bakewell, Jack

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, TNT Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14695


Signed by Author; Light corner curl of decorative card covers ; Signed by author on title page, 2 pages bound in at front of book.A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 194 pages View more info

Image for The Charles Bentall Story - A Man of Industry and Integrity

The Charles Bentall Story - A Man of Industry and Integrity

By: Bentall, Shirley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, The Bentall Group Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15052


Light edge wear, previous owner's name on front free end paper ; DJ in Mylar. ; 198 pages; Charles Bentall, a giant in the development of the downtown core of Vancouver is featured in this book along with his family. View more info

Image for 'An Impartial Umpire'  Industrial Relations and the Canadian State, 1900-1911

'An Impartial Umpire' Industrial Relations and the Canadian State, 1900-1911

By: Craven, Paul

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11024


Missing FFEP, library mark on spine & bottom page edges, withdrawn stamp on title page ; A bright solid, book Text unmarked, despite condition grading, this is in very nice condition. ; Ex-Library; The state and economic life; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 386 pages; "This is an insightful look at and detailed analysis of Canadian labour relations at the beginning of the 20th century and the formulation of distinctive features which still characterize it today.... View more info

Image for Eason & Son  a History

Eason & Son a History

By: Cullen, L.M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dublin, Eason & Son Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15445


Light wear to book and dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 9.13 X 6.38 X 1.50 inches; 426 pages; "Founded as Johnston & Company in 1819, taken over by W.H. Smith in 1850, the first Eason was appointed by W.H. Smith as his Manager in Dublin in 1856. Dublin had been the first branch outside London, and Eason in turn opened their branch in Belfast in 1886. Charles Eason and his son acquired the business from Smith in historic circumstances in 1886 in the ... View more info

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Security Analysis The Classic 1934 Edition

By: Graham, Benjamin & David Dodd

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Education: 1996

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 18205


Brown boards show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Missing dust jacket ; 9.20 X 6.10 X 2.40 inches; 725 pages; "this unusual, carefully crafted reproduction of Benjamin Graham and David Dodd's immortal Security Analysis gives you the chance to read and treasure a true classic--the book that gave birth to value investing.Continuously in print through five editions, for more than 60 years, and through nearly a million copies, the primer for many of America's mo... View more info

Image for R.B. Bennett  The Calgary Years

R.B. Bennett The Calgary Years

By: Gray, James H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17105


DJ shows light edge wear, some damage to front cover, bottom fore corner of book bumped. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.26 X 6.17 X 1.10 inches; 310 pages; A young New Brunswick lawyer arrived in Calgary in 1897. In the 30 years before he assumed the leadership of the federal Conservative party, Bennett served in many capacities in the Northwest Territories and the Alberta legislature. Business was another love - oil de... View more info

Fighting Heritage Highlights of the 1930s struggle for jobs and militant unionism in British Columbia

By: Griffin, Sean

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Tribune Pub: 1985

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14888


Signed by Author; Some scuffing and light creasing of card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 159 pages View more info

Image for A History of the Inchcape Group

A History of the Inchcape Group

By: Griffiths, Percival Joseph

Price: $49.50

Publisher: London, Inchcape & Co.: 1977

Seller ID: 15525


Light bumping top edge of blue cloth covered boards, clear mylar cover chipped, large chip base of spine ; A bright, solid book, gilt titles on spine. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 211 pages; "1847 to 1950In 1847, William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie formed the Mackinnon Mackenzie Company (MMC), a general merchanting partnership based in Calcutta. In 1856 Mackinnon formed the Calcutta and Burma Steam Navigation Company to carry post to the region: the Company ... View more info

Image for Golden Giant  Hemlo and the rush for Canada's gold

Golden Giant Hemlo and the rush for Canada's gold

By: Hart, Matthew

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16502


Dustjacket spine faded, only light wear to book ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.90 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 176 pages; In a patch of bush country in northern Ontario, Hemlo became the talk of the town in the world of speculators in gold. At first thought to be just a small mine it was first staked in 1979 by a couple of prospectors. They went to the mony men in Toronto who turned them down. The mine ran until 2005 and was one of the highest p... View more info

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Wealth, Want and War

By: Hattersley, C. Marshall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yorks, England, The Social Credit Co-ordinating Centre: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18618


Green card covers have some shelf wear present, light soiling, light chipping, corner curl. ; A tight solid book. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 349 pages View more info

Image for Let Them Be Remembered The Story of the Fur Trade Forts

Let Them Be Remembered The Story of the Fur Trade Forts

By: Losey, Elizabeth Browne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18636


DJ shows shelf wear with tape repairs on spine area of DJ, some creasing and a 1" tear base of front panel of dustjacket. ; Stated first edition. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; 9.25 X 6.50 X 1.75 inches; 761 pages; In the late 17th century there developed a male fashion fad in Britain which created a need for beaver pelts - the top hat. In Canada the beaver was prolific along with many other desirable fur bearing animals. T... View more info

Image for Natural Gas Networks Performance After Partial Deregulation  Five Quantitative Studies

Natural Gas Networks Performance After Partial Deregulation Five Quantitative Studies

By: MacAvoy, Paul & Vadim Marmer & Nickolay Moshkin & Dmitry Shapiro

Price: $89.95

Publisher: New Jersey, World Scientific Publishing Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16541


Only slight wear ; Bright, solid book, text unmarked ; World Scientific Series on Energy and Resource Economics Vol. 5; 8.98 X 6.06 X 0.87 inches; 220 pages; This book offers the first set of quantitative analyses of the results of deregulation of the gas wellhead process coupled with partial deregulation of pipeline transportation and product storage. This complex process which involves taking pipelines out of the field markets as product purchasers, and creating spot g... View more info

Image for Bombardier ; a Dream with International Reach 1942-2008

Bombardier ; a Dream with International Reach 1942-2008

By: N/A,

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Montreal, Bombardier: 2008

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15399


Only slight wear to slip case, book as new. ; As new; 1 x 12.5 x 9.5 Inches; 187 pages; This is an updated history of Bombardier. Navy blue cloth covered boards in matching slipcase. Text in English. View more info

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War Economics of Primary Producing Countries

By: Prest, A. R

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11272


Bottom fore corners badly bumped, previous owner's name on FFEP ; A tight solid book, text unmarked, DJ in Mylar ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; "this book is an investigation of the general economic problems of the primary producing countries during the 1939-1945 war. ...describes the war contribution of a number of countries in turn - India, some countries of the Middle East, and two Crown colonies - Nigeria and Trinidad...." View more info