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Longstaff, Alan; Banding, Dr. F.G.; Taverner, P.A.; Camsell, Dr. Charles; Younghusband, Dir Francis; Sandwell, Arnold H.; Howard, Sir Esme; Ritson, Lady Kitty; Porsild, A.E.; Lane, Cecil W. Listings

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1 Longstaff, Alan; Banding, Dr. F.G.; Taverner, P.A.; Camsell, Dr. Charles; Younghusband, Dir Francis; Sandwell, Arnold H.; Howard, Sir Esme; Ritson, Lady Kitty; Porsild, A.E.; Lane, Cecil W. Canadian Geographical Journal, May 1930, Vol. I, No. 1 - PREMIERE ISSUE
Ottawa The Canadian Geographical Society 1930 First Edition Paperback Good 
102 pages plus 10 pages of wonderful illustrated vintage advertisements. First issue of this prestigious publication. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations plus several colour illustrations of birds. Features: Wonderful one-page photo ad for the Royal Bank features a photo looking down a busy city street; Canada's Viceroy in the West Indies, The Right Hon. Viscount Willingdon - article with photo portrait of subject and many photos of West Indies locations; With the (1927) Arctic Patrol - F.G. Banting and artist A.Y. Jackson accompany the expedition of 1927, which was under the command of Mr. G.P. MacKenzie - article and fourteen illustrations by Banting; Some Canadian Birds - notes on a selection of four-colour plates reproduced from paintings of feathered friends by Allan Brooks; Dr. Charles Camsell - bio with photo portrait; Article on the Canadian Geographical Society; Excellent one-page photo portrait of Sir Francis Younghusband; In the Heart of Asia - A Summary of the Record of the Expedition to the Forbidden City of Lhasa, Tibet - article with photos; The Camera Takes To The Air - Exploration and Surveying Revolutionized by Flying in Canada and Elsewhere - article with many great photos; Inaugural meeting of the Canadian Geographical Society - article with photos; Lady Kitty Ritson describes her winter time in a shack at Metagama, Ontario - article with photos; Arctic wild flowers - article with photos; Titled Farmers of the Canadian West - The Prince of Wales and a number of other representatives of British and other nobilities in the Back-To-The Land Movement - article with photo of the Prince of Wales' ranch near High River, Alberta and Lord and Lady Rodney; Great one-page Canadian National ad for tourism in Jasper, Alberta; Nice photo-illustrated ad for Westinghouse of Hamilton, Ontario; Back cover Canadian Pacific ad promotes Banff tourism. Average external wear and soiling. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound copy of this historic item. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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2 Porsild, A.E. Rocky Mountain Wild Flowers - Natural History Series, No. 2
Ottawa National Museum of Natural Sciences, National Museums of Canada 1974 First Edition Paperback Good 
454 pages. Index. Dozens of colour illustrations. "Designed primarily for the use of the visitor to Jasper, Banff and Waterton Lakes National Parks, Alberta, to help/him her to recognize and know a little better the commoner and more spectacular wild flowers within their boundaries, mainly in the alpine and subalpine zones; and, because a great many of the flowers described and illustrated are also common in the alpine country to the south and west of these parks, it will also be useful there." - from introduction. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound working copy. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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