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Trav Bug: Canada (Trav Bug Guide)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Singapore, Sun Tree: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74508500

ISBN: 9810042795

Condition: Very Good


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 this attractive volume. View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Praeger Publishers: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 746A5242

ISBN: 0275526704

Condition: Good


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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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

ISBN: 0521080347

Condition: Fine


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. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Light wear to dust jacket. A lovely copy. 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

ISBN: 0969476507

Condition: Fine


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 with light wear. A nice copy. 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

ISBN: 0958411298

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: B01HI7EIZK

Condition: Fair


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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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

ISBN: B002GJPUOO

Condition: Good


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; Photo of Mrs. E.W. Parker astride a large brown bear that charged her and her husband; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. ... 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

ISBN: B0037UC2E2

Condition: Very Good


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's handwritten name and date upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Book very handsome in bright red cloth with brilliant g... 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

ISBN: 0773528504

Condition: Very Good


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 the origins of Canada." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glos... View more info

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THE SAINT LAWRENCE BASIN

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, LAWRENCE AND BULLEN: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721H3728

ISBN: B000RXIZHK

Condition: Good


B000RXIZHK xl, 451, 4 [ads] pages. Two large colour fold-out maps of North American drainage basins by J.G. Bartholomew; Black and white photographic plates and diagrams. "In the following pages an attempt has been made to set forth in order the chief facts relating to the discovery and exploration of the northeastern part of the continent of North America." - Preface. Professionally rebacked using original cloth. Unmarked with average wear. Small tape repair to first fold-out map. Second fold-out map loose but present with minor loss to one corner. A sound copy. MORLEY [Ontari... View more info

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Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4126

ISBN: 066012906X

Condition: Good


066012906X xliii, 859 pages. Footnotes, references, index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of photos. "Provides insight at a ground level of Jenness' long, tough voyage of discovery, so that anyone interested in Arctic America or Canadian studies will find this journal a rare and enriching experience. Further, for Arctic scholars, this journal presents the detailed context for those pioneer monographs that launched the career of young Jenness and led to his becoming Canada's pre-eminent anthropologist." - dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Modest... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, October 1918 *Capturing Wild Elephants Alive!*

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, George Newnes: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H4674

ISBN: B00N0DD18C

Condition: Good


B00N0DD18C 85, 16 [ads] pages. Many black and white reproductions of photos. Features: "As I ran for the cliff a shell struck the truck just behind me, blowing it to pieces" - Arthur H. Griswold on the horrors of Gallipoli; Capturing Wild Elephants Alive, by St. Nihal Singh - including *amazing* photos of the Maharajah of Mysore's hunt; Tales of the Service - part VI - my smuggler-catching adventures, by G.W. Hindmarch, a retired customs and excise officer in the Shetland Islands; Behind the Scenes in Russia - part II - Robert Wilton reports on the war in Russia with many excellent p... 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

Condition: Fair


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 in a Florida swamp - photo-illustrated article; The Thrills of Parachuting - early and marvelously photo-illustrated article ... 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

Condition: Good


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. Bits of clear tape at each end of spine. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this vintage issue. 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

Condition: Good


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.M. Webster describes how he does it, with photos; The Adventures of a Newspaper-man (part III) - Frederic Martyn's adventure... View more info

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

By: A.S. Hill

Price: $49.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754C7108

ISBN: 0920663303

Condition: Good


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

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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

ISBN: 0969625707

Condition: Good


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: $295.00

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H3238

ISBN: B01MDNRYWP

Condition: Very Good


B01MDNRYWP 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 Arctic Siberia (part I) - a well-known Polish lady describes her twelve months in northern Siberia as head of a scient... View more info

Ways Harsh and Wild

By: Andersen, Doris

Price: $49.95

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

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 72509611

ISBN: 0888940270

Condition: Good


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

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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 - A Woman in Unknown Morocco

By: Anstruther, Charles; Lugrin, N. De Bertrand; McMillan, R.D.S.; Richards, H.G.; Brennan, W.; Stuart, J.K.; Cook, O.; Harries, C.L.; Stuart, F.S.; Taylor, M.M.; Charnley, W.; McMahon, R.; Hayter, C.N.C.; Dickie, F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4372

Condition: Good


Pages 353-440 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: What Happened to Mary Clark near Indianapolis - her car was hit by a train and she ended up on the front of the train which thundered on through the night!; The Haunted Bungalow - extraordinary story from South Africa; A Thousand Miles From Anywhere - Reverend Martyn Rogers and his family spent three years on the island of Tristan da Cunha - where mail came only once per year!; The Living Death - an eccentric chemist marries an Aztec girl in the hope of discovering the secrets of ancient Aztec dyes; Sands of Destruction - the fierce Atla... View more info