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Canada (Trav Bug)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Singapore, Sun Tree Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74508500


9810042795 359 pages including index. A world of exhilarating experiences lies in store for the traveler within these pages. Stunning colour photography reveals silent blue lakes, the majestic white peaks of the Rockies towering over green forests, the rugged coastline of Nova Scotia, the cafe life of Montreal, and much more. Includes hundreds of full-colour photos, accurate maps, trip-planning details, and fascinating text. Unmarked. Light wear. A nice copy of thi... View more info

Wild: Stories of Survival from the World's Most Dangerous Places (Adrenaline)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Da Capo Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74500327


1560252197 354 pages. Contains 14 selections for people who love the wilderness and readers who love great writing. Very light wear. Unmarked. Minor damage to half-title page. Excellent copy. View more info

High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2 (Adrenaline Books)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc. / Thunder's Mouth Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74500363


1560252006 321 pages including bibliography. The first anthology devoted exclusively to climbing on the world's two highest and best-known mountains. Spans the years 1933 through 1996. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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Scott's Last Voyage: Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Praeger Publishers: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 746A5242


0275526704 160 pages. "Tells the story of Scott's last expedition - the British Anarctic (Terra Nova) expedition of 1910-13 - during which Captain Scott and his four companions died on their return journey from the South Pole." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding intact. Decent reference copy. View more info

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Noticias de Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, D&M Publishers Incorporated: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 325A2070


0888947267 142 pages. Index, bibliography. Black and white plates. Text in English. "Mozino was official 'botanist-naturalist on an expedition of Juan Francisco do la Bodega y Quadra, sent to investigate the Spanish 'Limits to the North of California' in 1792 and to represent his nation in a vital confrontation with the English. Nootka Sound, a sheltered inlet on Vancouver Island, was the focal point of this excitement." - from back cover. Clean, bright and... View more info

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Sleeman in Oudh: An Abridgement of W. H. Sleeman's A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude in 1849-50 (European Understanding of India Series)

By: N/A

Price: $169.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1971

Edition: Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 125A7732


0521080347 329 pages. Index, glossary, black and white photographic plates include frontis of author. "... Has two main purposes. The first is to provide a clearer and more manageable text than has hitherto been available of one of the most important of the published documents that we have relating to the history of Oudh. The second is to point up the significance, as I see it, of Sleeman's approach to the study of Indian society." - from Editor's Preface. ... View more info

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Congo Footprints: A Blessing to Share

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Congo Reminiscence Fraternity: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 458C9935


0969476507 223 pages. Signed by Editor upon title page. Black and white illustrations from photos in text. "The story of a brave and noble company of men and women, inspired by the love of Christ and committed to obeying His parting directive to His disciples, recorded in Mat. 28:18-20. The story is humbly told by members of the group of missionaries who went to the Belgian Congo in the first half of the 20th century." - from Foreword. Clean and unmarked wit... View more info

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Sir Graham Bower's secret history of the Jameson Raid and the South African crisis, 1895-1902 (Second series, No.33)

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Van Riebeeck Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G1911


0958411298 206 pages. Bibliography. Index. "A personal insider's account of the great imperial scandal of the Jameson Raid (1895-6) and the coming of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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A Yankee Doctor in Paradise by S.M. Lambert M.D. First Edition 1941

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Unbranded: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 334H0467


B01HI7EIZK 392 pages. Index. Black and white frontis photo portrait of author. Map endpapers. "Heavily worn. Front hinge open. Library markings to first blank leaf. Front free endpaper, first blank leaf, and page 3 detached but present. A worthy reading copy of these engaging medical adventures. View more info

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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 431A7649


B0037UC2E2 xx, [2], 768 pages. "This work is significant not only as a record of accomplishment in exploration, but in providing insight into Franklin's abilities as a leader which were to be of even greater significance in his final expedition years later." - from dust jacket. Includes appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history. 11 colour plates. 19 black and white plates. Three maps stored in pocket inside back board. Prior owner... View more info

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The Alaska Sportsman June 1945 (The Biggest Prize of All, Vol.X1 No. 6)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ketchikan, Alaska, Alaska Magazine: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1358


B002GJPUOO 42 pages. Many black and white photos. Features: The Biggest Prize of All - A Memorable fishing trip to Eagle River; Interrupted Journey - a springtime trip to the interior; For Mukluk or Parka - the Eskimo housewife is proficient at skin sewing; Fur Trapping and Ranching - the 5th of 6th articles in a series of 'What to Expect in Alaska"; A Dogface's Dog Team - a gift of a husky pup involved a sailor in the intricacies of raising and training sled dogs;... View more info

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Champlain: The Birth of French America

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 818H2899


0773528504 398 pages. Extensive bibliography. Index. "Revisits Champlain's enormous contributions and unique role in history, offering new insights and raising new questions about the 'father of New France.' Lavishly illustrated, including the thirty-two maps attributed to Champlain as well as documents, a selection of his drawings, and illustrations of rare artifacts, this is an unsurpassed source of information for anyone wanting to understand New France and th... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, Vol. XLIII - No. 257, September (Sept.) 1919 - The Thrills of Parachuting (Cover Illustration)

By: "Woodpecker"; McDade, J.; Heilner, V.C.; Macdonald, T.A.; West, J.; Von Blon, J.L.; Jordan, John A.; Rose, Frank; Walkey, C.E.G.; Heald, T.D.; Leslie, H.; Strong, Robert D.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4356


Pages 353-440, plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa - part 2 - tales from the log book of an R.A.F. officer during the campaign in German East Africa - article with interesting photos; Torn by Starving Jackals in Macedonia - Private James McDade of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers recounts his experience - with photo of McDade; Death-Struggle with An Alligator - what happened to Van Campen Heilner when he was photographing an alligator ... View more info

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The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, April 1935, No. 445, Vol. 75

By: "Zero"; Poole, Molly; Garnett, Colonel B.G.F.; Leey, Peter; "Rough-Rider"; Patterson, Ewen K.; Ommanney, O.G.; Robson, H.W.; Knox, J.E.; Haines, W.; Blyth, Captain A. Liston; Marsh, Mictor; "The Captain"; Melville, Fred J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1830


Pages 1-84, plus 32 pages of wonderful vintage ads. Many black and white photos and illustrations. Contents include: Through the Shan States - part 2; The King's Ju-Ju; Phases of Life - Fire-Walking in Java, Gomez the Killer, The Queensland "Mounted"; A "Side-Show" in Borneo; The Queer Side of Things - What the Palmist Foretold; Our Japanese Burglar; The Pickle-Bottle; A Papuan Interlude; Seven Days' Bad Luck; Man and His Needs; Stamps of the World. Bi... View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

The Wide World - The Magazine For Everybody, August 1919, No. 256, Vol. XLIII - The Theft of the Zuni God / Flying in Central Africa / Our LIfe at Holzminden

By: 'Woodpecker'; Rose, Frank; Heald, T.; Webster, F.; Martyn, F.; randall, S.; Somerset-Lister, H.; Thomason, H.; Evans, E.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0764


Pages 266-352 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Flying in Central Africa (part I) - adventures from the flying log-book of an R.A.F. officer during ther campaign in German East Africa; My Adventures in Bolivia - Frank Rose was arrested as a dangerous revolutionary but managed to escape; Relief Worker's Adventures (part I) - thrilling adventures among the war victims of Armenia, Syria, and Persia, with photos; Hunting Big Game by Motor-Car - Captain F.A... View more info

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Home from the Hill: Autumn Wanderings in the North-West, 1881-1884

By: A.S. Hill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, TouchWood Editions: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754C7108


0920663303 214 pages including footnotes and index. Black and white photos. "Fun, freedom and adventure - these were what drew many young men away from Victorian England to a life of wide horizons in British Columbia. This 'Triography' profiles three of the most intriguing of these newcomers. Moderate external wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. Faint evidence of small label removal atop half-title page. A quality copy. View more info

Going Inside: A Couple's Journey of Renewal into the North

By: Alan S. Kesselheim

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 74603248


077104450X 282 pages. Colour photographs. Map endpapers. Tired of the frantic activity of society, and, more troubling, growing tired of each other (and their inability to have a child), Author and his partner decide to take unusual steps to avert a crisis in their marriage. They escape on a yearl-long canoeing expedition in Northern Canada. Author enfolds the reader in his world and portrays the universal drama of two people learning to get along. Clean, bright an... View more info

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One came late: A true unsponsored story of one Canadian

By: Allen, Phillip E

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Edmonton, P.E. Allen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431G3086


0969625707 349 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Map endpapers. Signed by author upon back of front free endpaper. In 1947 the author re-trekked and re-lived the 'Gold Trails of '98' made famous by Robert W. Service - with only a clarinet, a typewriter and a dime. Sllight lean to spine. Moderate wear. A sound copy of this wonderfully high-spirited tale. View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, May 1916, No. 217, Vol. 37 - "Strafing" a Zeppelin / Our Escape from "German West"

By: Alpiser, P.; Dunn, H.; Christie, J.; Freeman, L.; Czaplicka, M.; Flether, A.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0762


94 pages plus 24 pages of great vintage ads. Features: Senora Vic - a story of love and villainy in the Philippine Islands; More About the "Master Bandit"- fantastic photo-illustrated article about Emiliano Zapata; Our Escape from "German West" - an echo of General Botha's brilliant campaign in German South-West Africa; Chasing Chinese Pirates - Lewis R. Freeman describes the exciting punitive expedition in which he took part, with photos; A Year in Arct... View more info

Ways Harsh and Wild

By: Andersen, Doris

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Douglas West Pub: 1973

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 72509611


0888940270 239 pages including bibliography. A story of adventure and hardship in the Yukon and Alaska of goldrush days. But even more, it is an account of four people who courted this adventure and endured this hardship. Usual library markings. Average wear. View more info