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Image for <b>Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia   </b>

Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia

By: Lyell, Charles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, Wiley & Putnam,: 1856.

Edition: Later Edition. This one not found in OCLC.

Seller ID: 008926


An important early work on American geology and geography. "Interesting valuable, and scientific" - Sabin. ----- "Lyell's powers of close, accurate observation, coupled with his judicious temper, render his works on America among the best of his generation" - Clark. --------- “a critic of Darwin” (ODNB). While researching for his book, his trips into the field included Canada, Richmond, Norfolk, the Dismal Swamp, Charleston, Augusta, and west to Ci... View more info

Image for <b> Zigzag Journeys in the Great Northwest; or, A Trip to the American Switzerland -- 1890,   </b><br>[Canada] [Washington] [Idaho]

Zigzag Journeys in the Great Northwest; or, A Trip to the American Switzerland -- 1890,
[Canada] [Washington] [Idaho]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1890.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008709


These 'Zig-Zag" stories are not as much travelogue as they are history, fairy tales, and folklore tales. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some hand-soiling. Pictorial boards bright. Minor bumps upper corners. Faint owner's stamp on first blank page, twice. Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Some illustrations engraved by A.H. Markley and H.M. Snyder after W.H.J. Boot. View more info

Image for ...<b>Halifax (Canada): The First 250 Years.</b>

...Halifax (Canada): The First 250 Years.

By: Fingard, Judith; Guildford, Janet; Sutherland, David

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canada:, Formac Publishing: 1999.

Seller ID: 005865


No flaws or blemishes; Gift Quality. Halifax: The First 250 Years brings together extensive research into the diversity of the city's development with more than 300 illustrations, many in colour, providing a vivid portrait of the city and its diverse residents through the years. View more info

Image for ...<b>Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Flemings Expedition through Canada in 1872.</b><br>

...Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Flemings Expedition through Canada in 1872.

By: Grant, Rev. George M. Introduction by William Grant

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto:, The Radisson Society of Canada Limited,: 1925.<br>

Edition: A revised edition containing the best features of the two former editions, published in 1873 and 1879.

Seller ID: 005406


"The expedition crossed the Rocky Mountains by the Yellow Head Pass, journeyed along the north Thompson River to Kamloops, and from there to Yale and the Pacific."The author was secretary to Sir Sandford Fleming, Chief Engineer of the Canadian Pacific Railway during the time the railway route to the Pacific was being surveyed. This work is a record of the everyday travels and adventures of the survey party as they journeyed across the Continent. Green buck... View more info

Image for <b>Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.  </b>

Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.

By: Harris, A.C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010052


A Foundational Book of Klondike Gold Rush Literature . A popular guide for gold hunters and fortune seekers. An account of the discovery of gold in the Klondike and Yukon, the deposits of this precious metal, routes to the Gold fields, camp life in the Yukon and Klondike, descriptions of the mountains, and rivers, etc. - Numerous firsthand accounts, interviews and general information on Alaska. Chapters include but are not limited to: “How to Get ... View more info

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...Canada Tomorrow’s Giant. A New Nation and People

By: Hutchison, Bruce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A Knopf,: 1957.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005041


Blue green cloth covered boards. Gilt titles and blind-stamped titles/decoration on front. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Minimal shelf handling. Dust jacket with price has light shelf wear. The author invites his thousands of readers to join him in ‘a casual, disordered tour across the nation and some of its wilderness' to discover the new Canada. To this rediscovery, Mr. Hutchison, brings his uncanny ability to stand back and appraise familiar things, his... View more info

Image for ...<b>Little Stories of Quebec.</b>

...Little Stories of Quebec.

By: Le Rossignol, James Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati:, Jennings and Graham ,: 1908

Seller ID: 004679


Un-paginated. 5/8" thick. 7 7/8 inches tall. Printed upon glossy stock. Each page charmingly illustrated. Six delightful stories of French Canada. Decorations and illustrations Laura Miller. Illustrated with frontispiece b/w plate of Madame Lepine. Small illustration at center of Title Page. Lavishly illustrated with 6 b/w plates at the beginning of each story and illustrated on every page with Miller's wonderful color illustrations in a series of 4 which repeat. Dark gr... View more info

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Canada's Northwest Territories: A Land of Diversity

By: Leong, Leslie

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Canada:, Leslie Leong Ent.,: 2003.

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 009287


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b>A Naturalist in Canada.</b>

...A Naturalist in Canada.

By: McCowan, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto:, Macmillan,: 1942

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: <b>Inscribed by the author.</b>

Seller ID: 005079


A Naturalist in Canada xii, 284 pages with 33 b/w photographs. 8.5 inches tall. Half-tone frontispiece from a painting by Carl Rungius. Sketches by Bruce Hornsfall. The Scottish born naturalist, Dan McCowan, is a lecturer, writer, and photographer of Canada. Settling in the Rockies he has become a popular essayist of the natural history of Canada writing in informal and amusing style. Green cloth covered boards with black titles. Minor fading to spine. Binding... View more info

Image for ...<b> Souvenir of Thousand Islands N.Y. [18 color scenes in accordion style.] </b><br>

... Souvenir of Thousand Islands N.Y. [18 color scenes in accordion style.]

By: New York - Canada] {Author Unspecified]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Wm. Jubb Co.,: [c1910]

Inscription: 1

Seller ID: 008137


One continuous sheet folded accordion style to form [20] p. mounted between covers which form mailing envelope. 18 scenes with 2 more on outside overs. No flaws but minimal handling. Folder has place for postage. [No date circa 1910; OCLC] One copy located WorldCat/OCLC. View more info

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Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power

By: Newman, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009854


Peter C. Newman's series on The Canadian Establishment has made publishing history, its two previous volumes having sold more than half a million copies. In this new book, Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power, Newman takes a daring look at Canada's mega-wealthy, all powerful gunslingers.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 4to; 10 inches tall; 650 pages with appendixes and Index. View more info

Image for <b>The Lonely Land  </b><br> [Churchill River of Canada]

The Lonely Land
[Churchill River of Canada]

By: Olson, Sigurd F.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1961

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 009459


The true tale of a white water canoe adventure down 500 miles of the the Churchill River of Canada. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toned a bit with loss front top spine; some chipping on rear top edge. 8.5 inches tall; 21cm; 272 pages with illustrations. View more info

Image for ...<b> Thousand Islands: New York State and Canada </b><br>

... Thousand Islands: New York State and Canada

By: Santway, Alfred Wood

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Watertown, New York:, Santway Photo-Craft CO.,: [1938 - 1945] (see below)<br>

Seller ID: 008128


Travel / Souvenir brochure of the Thousand lakes region of the St. Lawrence River of New York State and Canada. 16 pages of color photographs, Center is a color map of region. Gently handled no flaws but minor age toning to wraps. [No date, this was produced between 1938 and 1945.; Issuing date approximated from caption of photograph of the Thousand Islands International Bridge (opened August 1938) and from cars in photograph of Kingston, Ontario.] Three copies... View more info

Image for <b>The Adventure of Wrangel Island  </b>

The Adventure of Wrangel Island

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur . "With the Collaboration of John Irvine Knight, Upon the Diary of Whose Son Errol Lorne Knight, The Narrative is Mainly Based."

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan,: 1925.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009150


The purpose of this exploration was to colonize Wrangel Island north of Siberia, where the eleven survivors of the disastrous Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1914-18 had lived from January to September 1914. Ill-equipped and ill-prepared and lacking in experience, all four members of the expedition died, the only survivor being an Inuk woman, Ada Blackjack, whom they had brought along from Alaska as a seamstress. This disaster brought condemnation from the public... View more info

Image for <b> Heart Island: Its Castle and Towers </b><br>[Canada, New York]

Heart Island: Its Castle and Towers
[Canada, New York]

By: [Author not specified]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Alexandria Bay, NY,, Heart Island Operating Company,: 1976.

Seller ID: 008136


Boldt Castle is a major landmark and tourist attraction in the Thousand Islands region of the U.S. state of New York. Open to guests seasonally between mid May and mid October. It is located on Heart Island in the Saint Lawrence River. Heart Island is part of the Town of Alexandria, in Jefferson County. Originally a private mansion built by an American millionaire, George Boldt, it is today maintained by the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority as a tourist attraction. View more info

Image for …<b>Dwellers in Arctic Night.</b>

Dwellers in Arctic Night.

By: [Canada, Arctic, Inuit] Fleming, A. L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westminster, England:, Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts: 1928.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005627


Account of life with the Inuit in Arctic Canada. 50+ illustrations mainly from photographs. Map of Northern Canada. The plates are a mixture of landscapes and portraits of the people. Stiff card stock wraps with decorations. Bindings square and firm. Light handling wear. Small rub lower spine. Text clean, no ownership markings. 7.25 inches tall. 168 pages. View more info

Image for ...<b>On Trail and Rapid by Dog-Sled & Canoe: The Story of Bishop Bompas's Life amongst the Red Indians and Eskimo Told for Boys and Girls. </b><br>

...On Trail and Rapid by Dog-Sled & Canoe: The Story of Bishop Bompas's Life amongst the Red Indians and Eskimo Told for Boys and Girls.

By: [Canada; Yukon] Cody, H. A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Seeley & Co. Limited.: 1911.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 006194


Bishop William Carpenter Bompas was a difficult man, cantankerous, stubborn, and more than a little eccentric. He carried on his shoulders the deep spirituality of his own faith, the assumptions of his background, and the cultural aggressiveness of the Victorian age. [Cody]Bound in colorful, illustrated cloth depicting Bishop Compas and his dogsled team on the front cover and in a canoe on the spine. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Attractive... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Rideau Canal  </b>

...The Rideau Canal

By: [Canada] Corbett, Ron

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario:, Magic Light Publishing,: 2007,<br>

Seller ID: 007102


The Rideau Canal played an important role in the making of Canada as a nation. This book commemorates the 175th Anniversary of this Canadian landmark. The lively text is accompanied by archival paintings and photographs plus contemporary color images to showcase this incredible living legacy.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b>Vancouver Island Railroads  </b><br>

...Vancouver Island Railroads

By: [Canada] Turner, Robert D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winlaw, BC, Canada:, Sono Nis Press,: 1997

Edition: Second Edition.<br>

Seller ID: 007538a


The stories of the first Pacific Canadian railroads, the men who built them, and the locomotives and cars that gave them a unique character. With more than 250 illustrations, maps, timetables, reproductions, bibliography. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info