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Image for Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 624H4032

ISBN: B0037V7UMK

Condition: Good


B0037V7UMK viii, [1], 162 pages. Attractively colour-illustrated maroon boards. Two maps in pocket inside back board. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables. "Seven of the papers are devoted to discussion of stratigraphy and stratigraphic problems, three are discourses on structural problems, two are concerned with economic geology, and one with the development of hydroelectric power in the Bow River drainage basin. Begins with a brief sketch of the human history of the area being studied." - Preface. Intended to serve as a useful and... View more info

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Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. 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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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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Islands in the Salish Sea: A Community Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, TouchWood Editions: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 623H3019

ISBN: 189489832X

Condition: Good


189489832X 157 pages. Endnotes. Colour photos and illustrations. "The spectacular and surprising maps in this atlas were created by communities on 17 of the largest islands in the Strait of Georgia and are presented with stories of their remarkable places and people." - from back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. 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 Mapmakers' Legacy

By: N/A

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Publishing (CN): 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228H2010

ISBN: 1551096072

Condition: Very Good


1551096072 152 pages. Bibliography. Index. Wonderfully illustrated, often in colour. Printed upon glossy stock. Handsomely produced. "Plot's Nova Scotia's growth through the careful examination and analysis of maps from the nineteenth century. An exciting time in Nova Scotia's history, this period saw the first serious attempts to gain knowledge of the entire province, its resources and its inhabitants. Traces developments in our province that today are taken for granted." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy. 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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Trouble in the Woods: Forest Policy and Social Conflict in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Gorsebrook Series on the Political Economy of the Atlantic Region)

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Acadiensis: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762H1144

ISBN: 0919107370

Condition: Very Good


0919107370 234 pages. Footnotes. Maps. "The history behind today's headlines about confrontations between governments, companies, woodlot owners, workers and conservationists in the forest industry - a penetrating look at the exploitation and management of Maritime forest resources over the last century." - from back cover. Prior owner's name stamped on bottom and fore-edges, and half-title page, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Vancouver Soundscape: World Soundscape Project, Document No. 5 (Five)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Burnaby, B.C., Sonic Research Studio, Simon Fraser University: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1044

ISBN: 2369645008

Condition: Good


2369645008 72 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos, diagrams, maps and graphs. Oblong 11 x 9". Undated but appears to be circa 1973. The World Soundscape Project's "first field study of an actual environment, that of the city in which the project originated." - from Preface. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Please note: originally issued with two LP records which are not included. (Hale 15033) View more info

Image for Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

Dakelh Keyoh: The Southern Carrier in Earlier Time

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Quesnel School District: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H0643

ISBN: 0969363885

Condition: Good


0969363885 87 pages. Bibliography. Maps. Reproductions of photos. "Offers a glimpse of what life was like for the people at a time when they were free to enjoy the fruit of their land without the intrusions of our modern society" - Editor. Moderate wear. Few markings. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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Micronesia Winds of Change: A Book of Readings on Micronesian History

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Micronesia, Trust Territory of the Pacific I: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871H0524

ISBN: B000J46BN2

Condition: Very Good


B000J46BN2 538 pages. Fifteen maps. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "With very few exceptions, the only written sources for the past four hundred years have come not from the islanders themselves, but from the pens of the ship captains, traders, missionaries, administrators and roustabouts who visited the islands from afar. The history of Micronesia, then, is one that is written by foreigners." - from Preface. A sampling of the eighteen chapter titles includes: Conquest and Colonization; On the Road to China; A Nest of Rogues and Runaw... View more info

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A Sto:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 828H0305

ISBN: 1550548123

Condition: Very Good


1550548123 208 pages. "Presents a comprehensive overview of Sto:lo-Coast Salish history. Full colour original maps, artwork and photographs grace the pages of this monumental volume, placing a vast wealth of easily accessible information at the fingertips of general readers and academics alike... (contains) innovative analyses that will expand the horizons of anyone interested in Native and West Coast history." - from dust jacket. Please note that this copy includes a replica dust jacket rather than an original. Unmarked with light wear. Several small bits of white discolouration ... View more info

Canada (Trav Bug)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Singapore, Sun Tree Publishing: 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

Continental Drift

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Press/Royal Soc of Canada: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35409785

ISBN: 0802013953

Condition: Good


0802013953 140 pages. Compiles contemporary research into the theory of continental drift. Usual library markings. Three maps contained in envelope inside back board. Average wear. View more info

Hiking Trails I: Victoria and Vicinity (Includes Area west to Port Renfrew and north to Oliphant Lake)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Outdoor Club of Victoria: 1987

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 64500615

ISBN: 096904013X

Condition: Good


096904013X 93 pages including index and many maps. Describes 27 local hikes. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. View more info

The Great Book Of Wildfowl Decoys-Waterfowl Studies

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Modern Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25802883

ISBN: 0888902263

Condition: Fine


0888902263 320 pages. Presents decoys in the most sensible and comprehensive way: by region, with each region discussed by a recognized expert in that area. Thus the entire range of decoys is covered, from Canada down the Atlantic Coast and inland along streams and rivers to Louisiana and up the Mississippi to the Great Lakes and across to California and Oregon. Also included are chapters on European decoys, the history of decoys, how decoys were made, and how to go about collecting decoys. A list of public collections of decoys, a bibliography, a record of top auction prices, maps of wate... View more info

The Family Creative Workshop: Volume 6 - Embroidery to Gingerbread

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Plenary Publications International, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42803654

ISBN: 0884590054

Condition: Fine


0884590054 From an excellent set of craft books. Abunantly illustrated. Topics in this volume include: Lamps and Shades; Lapidiary; Leaded Glass; Leather Working; Lighted Indoor Gardens; Linoleum and Woodcuts; Machine Stitchery; Macrame; Magic Maps and Pathfinding. Clean, bright and unmarked but for minor remnant of address label atop front endpaper. Very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Story of World War II

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Random Library: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23303949

ISBN: 0394802950

Condition: Fine


0394802950 193 pages including index. From the rise of Adolf Hitler to the surrender of Japan - here in one lavishly illustrated book is the engrossing story of the second world war. Intended for younger readers. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean, bright and unmarked. Attractive glossy colour illustrated boards. Minimal wear. Wonderful copy. View more info

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The Journal of Private Fraser, 1914-1918: Canadian Expeditionary Force

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1374

ISBN: 0919203620

Condition: Good


0919203620 334 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white photographic plates. "... A rare gem. I have been actively hunting for this sort of record and have come to realize just how rare such accounts are. This one also touches all the points an historian would wish to mention, from the attitudes of officers to frustration with the Ross rifle. One can only wonder how the journal survived and how it was composed." - Professor Desmond Morton, from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Would be graded very good if not for the fact that some rain appears to have ... View more info