Recent Arrivals from Capricorn Books

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image of PIC MASTER CATALOG NO.20 - 1959 / PIC FROM STOCK, CATALOG #31, 1964 / PIC SUPPLEMENTAL CATALOG #32 - 1964 / AMERICAN STOCK GEAR CATALOG NO.360 - 1961 / BOSTON GEAR RATIOTROL CATALOG VR 964 - 1964 / RIGHT-90 SPIRAL BEVEL GEAR DRIVES, BOSTON GEAR.  6 ITEMS

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East Rockway, N.Y. / Harvey, Illinois / Quincy, MA: PIC Design Corp / American Stock Gear / Boston Gear, 1959. Six mid-20th century catalogs/brochures (1959-1964) from American companies producing gears, pulleys, timing belts, sprockets, instrument/electronic/tool components, instrument kits, 'breadboards', screws, etc.5 7/8" - 6" H. 1. PIC Master Catalog No. 20, 1959 - 416 pp, b&w technical drawings. … Read more
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image of THE CVMG NEWS.  12 ISSUES - OCTOBER 2003, MAY 2004 - MARCH 2005.

THE CVMG NEWS. 12 ISSUES - OCTOBER 2003, MAY 2004 - MARCH 2005.

by Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group.

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Published
2004
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Canada: Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group, 2004. 12 issues of The CVMG News - October 2003, Vol 36, No. & May 2004, Vol 37, No.5 through March 2005, Vol 38, No.3. 11" H, b&w photographs, drawings, advertising. Articles about vintage motorcycles, hillclimbing, racing, clubs, meets, trials, etc. 9 issues contain 26 pp each, the other three are 22 pp,… Read more
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image of ALPHABETICAL CATALOGUE OF COLUMBIA RECORDS COMPLETE TO AND INCLUDING JUNE, 1941.  (COLUMBIA COMPLTE RECORD CATALOGUE.)

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Hayes, Middlesex: Columbia Gramaphone Co., 1941. 336 pp, 7" H. Interior - light toning to the pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight lean to the spine, light browning to the fore-edge and to the top of the text block, three small soft corner creases, slight colour fading to the cover edges,… Read more
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image of THE CAHS JOURNAL.  VOL. 4.  NO. 1 SPRING, NO. 2 SUMMER, NO. 3 FALL, NO. 4 WINTER, 1966.  4 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

THE CAHS JOURNAL. VOL. 4. NO. 1 SPRING, NO. 2 SUMMER, NO. 3 FALL, NO. 4 WINTER, 1966. 4 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

by Wheeler, W.J., Editor. (D.B. Simmons, H.A. Halliday, J. Phipps, J.R. Ellis, K.M. Molson, F.W. Hotson, et al.)

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Published
1966
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Very Good+
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Willowdale, Ontario: Canadian Aviation Historical Society, 1966. The four No.s of Volume 4 (1966) of the CAHS Journal, paged 1 - 116, including covers, 11" H. B&w photographs, drawings, scale drawings (1 fold-out), maps. Articles include: The Loening Model 23 Flying Yacht; The Joys of Flying in the Bush; The First Fire-Fighting Helicopter; Successful Aircraft of No. 417 Squadron; Wrecks,… Read more
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CANADIANA 1950 & 1951.

by National Library of Canada / Bibliotheque Nationale du Canada. Jean Lunn, Editor.

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Published
1962
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Ottawa: National Library of Canada / Bibliotheque Nationale du Canada , 1962. 258 pp + 88 pp (Index), 11" H. A catalogue of publications released in 1950/51 of Canadian interest, excluding federal publications. Listings are arranged under the headings: Bibliography, Librarianship / Philosophy, Psychology, Religion / Banking Insurance; Citizenship, Immigration, Nationalities; Economics, Commerce; Law; Military science; Politcs, World affairs;… Read more
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image of REVIEW OF HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO CANADA.  VOLUME XXI.  PUBLICATIONS OF THE YEAR 1916.

REVIEW OF HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO CANADA. VOLUME XXI. PUBLICATIONS OF THE YEAR 1916.

by Wrong, George M.; Langton, H.H.; Wallace, W. Stewart.

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Published
1917
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Very Good
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Toronto: University of Toronto / Glasgow, Brook , 1917. 192 pp, 9 13/16" H. Dark brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Reviews by three noted Canadian historians of publications produced in 1916 relating to Canada, gathered under the section headings: The Relations of Canada to the Empire; The History of Canada; Provincial and Local History (Newfoundland and the… Read more
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image of MOON RIVER / THEME FROM "ZORBA THE GREEK" / LARA'S THEME FROM "DOCTOR ZHIVAGO" / THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND: THEME FROM "THE THOMAS CROWNE AFFAIR".  SHEET MUSIC FROM 1960s MOVIES.  4 ITEMS.

MOON RIVER / THEME FROM "ZORBA THE GREEK" / LARA'S THEME FROM "DOCTOR ZHIVAGO" / THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND: THEME FROM "THE THOMAS CROWNE AFFAIR". SHEET MUSIC FROM 1960s MOVIES. 4 ITEMS.

by Johnny Mercer (Henry Mancini) / Mikis Theodorakis / Maurice Jarre / Marily and Alan Bergman (Michel LeGrand).

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New York: Famous Music / Miller / Robbins / United Artists 4 pieces of sheet music from 1960s movies - approx. 12" H - 4 pages each including covers (one folded sheet), except for 'Zorba" which is 6 pages. 1. Moon River (from Breakfast at Tiffany's) - words by Johnny Mercer, music by Henry Mancini - with iconic Audrey… Read more
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PINEAPPLE PRINCESS. (SHEET MUSIC.)

by Sherman, Dick and Sherman, Bob. Annette Funicello.

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Published
1960
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Hollywood, CA: Music World, 1960. [4] pages, including front and rear covers (1 folded sheet) - approx. 12" H. Sheet music for the song recorded by Annette Funicello - photographic front cover in green/white. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - some light wrinkling at the edges due to handling, minor soiling… Read more
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image of TELEPHONE DIRECTORY - NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION / ANNUAIRE TELEPHONIQUE - REGION DE LA CAPITALE NATIONALE.  DECEMBER / DECEMBRE 1977.

TELEPHONE DIRECTORY - NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION / ANNUAIRE TELEPHONIQUE - REGION DE LA CAPITALE NATIONALE. DECEMBER / DECEMBRE 1977.

by Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada.

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Published
1977
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Very Good
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Ottawa: Department of Communications, Government Telecommunications Agency, 1977. XLIV, (321) pp + (198) pp + (334) pp, 10 3/4" H. Bilingual text (English/French). Contents: Information, Emergency, Repair Service; Government Inter-city Services; Government of Canada Consolidated System Operating Instructions; Commercial Long Distance Service; Authorization and Repayment; General Information; Common Services; Facsimile Installations; Telex Installations; Supply & Services Canada - Quick… Read more
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image of THE STERLING ELLIOTT FAMILY, BY HIS ONLY SON, HARMON ELLIOTT.

THE STERLING ELLIOTT FAMILY, BY HIS ONLY SON, HARMON ELLIOTT.

by Elliott, Harmon.

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Published
1945
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First Edition
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Elliott Addressing Machine Co., 1945. 71 pp, 7" H. B&w photographs, cartoons. Contents: Preface; Sterling Elliott's Life from 1852 to 1887; Harmon Elliott's Early Training; The Bicycling Era and the First Automobiles (including Mr. Stanley's Own Story of His Steam Car); 1911-1922; Harmon Elliott's December 7, 1944, Talk to Employees of Over Ten Years' Service; The Arithmetic… Read more
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image of 10 KODAK BROCHURES FROM 1940s, 1950s, INCLUDING: KODAK FILTERS AND OTHER LENS ATTACHMENTS, CINE-KODAK ACCESSORY LENSES AND OTHER MOVIE-MAKING AIDS, KODASLIDE PROJECTOR MODEL 1, KODAK PICTURE-TAKING EQUIPMENT, HOW TO CHOOSE A CAMERA, ETC.

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Rochester / Toronto : Kodak / Eastman Kodak 10 brochures/pamphlets, ranging in size from 8 1/2" H to 5 7/8" H, 6 are stapled, 4 are folded without any binding, from the 1940s/1950s era. 1. Kodak Picture-Taking Equipment, 15 pp, with price list laid in. 2. Kodak Filters and other Lens Attachments, unpaginated (12 pp including covers). … Read more
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image of THE HEART OF HOLLYWOOD.  BIOGRAPHIES IN MINIATURE OF FILM ARTISTS WHO HAVE REACHED - OR ARE REACHING - FAME ON THE SCREEN.

THE HEART OF HOLLYWOOD. BIOGRAPHIES IN MINIATURE OF FILM ARTISTS WHO HAVE REACHED - OR ARE REACHING - FAME ON THE SCREEN.

by Cairn, James.

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Published
1942
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Good+
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$36.14

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London: Richard Madley, 1942. 202 pp, 7 7/8" H. Yellow paper covers with flaps - red bands at top and bottom, red lettering on spine and front cover, gray/blue illustrations of movie stars by "Susannah" on front and rear covers. Small b&w phototographs. Flap retains the original price of 5'-. An uncommon wartime edition (date comes from the… Read more
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image of SECRET COUNTRY TRILOGY.  1. THE SECRET COUNTRY.  2. THE HIDDEN LAND.  3. THE WHIM OF THE DRAGON.  3 VOLUME SET.

SECRET COUNTRY TRILOGY. 1. THE SECRET COUNTRY. 2. THE HIDDEN LAND. 3. THE WHIM OF THE DRAGON. 3 VOLUME SET.

by Dean, Pamela C.

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Published
1985
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ISBN
9780441757398
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New York: Ace / Firebird, 1985. 3 volumes set - 6 7/8" H. 1. The Secret Country - 293 pp, 1985 first Ace printing, ISBN 0441757391. "The Secret Country was full of wizards, witches, unicorns, a magic ring, the Dragon King . But then the Secret Country became real - the magic was real, the intrigue was real, the… Read more
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CALEB.

by Crew, Gary.

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Published
1996
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781863742481
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Flinders Park, South Australia : Era, 1996. Unpaginated (approx. 45 pp.), small 4to (10 1/2" H). Wonderfully detailed full page b&w illustrations, every text page bordered by monochrome illustrations of insects. Young Caleb van Doorn is a genius, obsessed with insects. One day, he disappears and some think he may have been murdered - but his college roommate thinks… Read more
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LIFE ON THE UPPER THAMES.

by Robertson, H.R.

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Published
1875
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Edition
First Edition
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NZ$361.40

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London: Virtue, Spalding, 1875. 214 pp, 4to (11" H). Red leather binding with gilt lettering/decoration on boards, spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering, banding/decoration. Marbled endpapers with gilt dentelle edges, all edges gilt. 36 full-page b&w plates plus 74 additional small b&w illustrations - all present. A look at the people who lived along the Upper Thames, the… Read more
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image of POMPEII:  THE LIVING CITY.

POMPEII: THE LIVING CITY.

by Butterworht, Alex & Laurence, Ray.

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Published
2005
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297645603
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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005. 354 pp, 9 1/2" H. Colour plates. "Drawing together the most recent archaeological and historical research, 'Pompeii' offers a vivid, and unprecedented, portrait of the city during the eventful twenty-five years leading up to the eruption (of AD 79) that destroyed it. Focusing on key individuals from each stratum of Pompeian society, a compelling… Read more
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image of THE BIRTH OF MODERN BRITAIN.  A JOURNEY INTO BRITAIN'S ARCHAEOLOGICAL PAST:  1550 TO THE PRESENT.

THE BIRTH OF MODERN BRITAIN. A JOURNEY INTO BRITAIN'S ARCHAEOLOGICAL PAST: 1550 TO THE PRESENT.

by Pryor, Francis.

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Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780007299126
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London: Harper, 2011. 299 pp, 9 1/2" H. Colour plates. "The pioneers of agricultural and industrial revolutions were often far too busy innovating and making things to record what was taking place around them, but fortunately for us the buildings and machines they left behind can bring the period vividly to life. During the Second World War, the… Read more
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image of SELECTED TALES OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT / SELECTED TALES OF BRET HARTE / STRENGTH FOR EACH DAY: A THOUGHT FOR EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR. SELECTED FROM THE BOOK OF PROVERBS.  3 GREYSTONE PRESS BOOKS.

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New York: Greystone Press / Castle Books, 1951. 3 volumes published by the Greystone Press, 5 3/4" H. Imitation leather spines with gilt lettering & decoration, marbled boards, matching coloured title blocks on front boards with gilt lettering. The two 'Selected Tales' volumes have b&w illustrations by Edgard Cirlin. 'Strength for Each Day' has b&w decorative border to each… Read more
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image of THE NI'LACH SERIES VOLUMES 2, 3 & 4.  2. SHADOW SINGER.  3. BEYOND THE DRAAK'S TEETH.  3. SEEKING THE DREAM BROTHER.  3 BOOKS IN TOTAL.

THE NI'LACH SERIES VOLUMES 2, 3 & 4. 2. SHADOW SINGER. 3. BEYOND THE DRAAK'S TEETH. 3. SEEKING THE DREAM BROTHER. 3 BOOKS IN TOTAL.

by Bennett, Marcia J. (M.J.)

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions.
ISBN
9780345317766
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New York: Del Rey / Ballantine, 1984. The final three volumes of the Ni-lach series (quartet), 6 7/8" H. **Please note: this grouping does not include 'Where the Ni-Lach', the first volume in the series.** 2. Shadow Singer - 245 pp, 1984 first printing, ISBN 0345317769. "Humans have long shared the planet Ver-draak with the Ni-lach people -… Read more
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image of DISTILLERS CORPORATION - SEAGRAMS LIMITED:  ANNUAL REPORT 1968 & ANNUAL REPORT 1969 & "HENCEFORTH WE SHALL RANK AMONG THE NATIONS".  3 ITEMS IN TOTAL.

DISTILLERS CORPORATION - SEAGRAMS LIMITED: ANNUAL REPORT 1968 & ANNUAL REPORT 1969 & "HENCEFORTH WE SHALL RANK AMONG THE NATIONS". 3 ITEMS IN TOTAL.

by Schull, Joseph; Bronfman, Samuel, et al.

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Published
1968
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Montreal: Distillers Corporation - Seagrams Limited, 1968. 3 Distillers Corporation - Seagrams Limited items - 11" H. 1. Distillers Corporation - Seagrams Limited Annual Report 1968 - 36 pp. Contains list of officers and directors, report of directors, financial reports, auditors' report, message from Samuel Bronfman, and 'Of all the resources of Canada, the greatest is its people', by… Read more
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