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Image for Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info

The middle of nowhere: Rediscovering Saskatchewan

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Fifth House, Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71408066

ISBN: 1895618681

Condition: Fine


1895618681 228 pages. Take a journey of discovery in search of the essence of Saskatchewan. Collected here, as recorded by those who have lived in the landscape and by obervant visitors who have passed through it, are the vivid recollections of aboriginal people,excerpts from fur-trade diaries, accounts of Mounties, explorers, and settlers, stories of protest politics, booze, dust, the Depression, war, and the environment. Captures the heart and soul, the people and places of Saskatchewan. Only the faintest traces of wear. Unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. View more info

Insight Guides

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Apa Productions: 1989

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 52808481

ISBN: 0134664671

Condition: Very Good


0134664671 355 pages including index and a profusion of colour photographs. Captures all the treasures and beauty of this unique island. Unmarked. Moderate wear. A superior travel guide. 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

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Genius of Place

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Raincoast Books, Polestar: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 321A8230

ISBN: 1896095488

Condition: Good


1896095488 431 pages. "Combines history, landscape, politics and culture in an astonishing portrait of the 'storm-washed green' of BC." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Darwin Wiggett Photographs Canada

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C5291

ISBN: 1551106213

Condition: Very Good


1551106213 127 pages. Large oblong coffee-table-sized book, 11.5" x 14.5". What a beautiful book! The two-page photo of Florencia Bay, B.C. will hold you spellbound. "In his words, as in his photographs, Darwin shares a profound view of the landscape. From the ethereal water of Rushing River, scrambling over layers of Canadian Shield, to a wintery wall of trees in British Columbia's Manning Provincial Park, this book is a unique combination of colour, light, and meaning." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

Lighthouses of Nova Scotia

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Lancelot Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86204102

ISBN: 0889990271

Condition: Very Good


0889990271 79 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Intended to acquaint the general reader with lighthouses, for those lofty towers, like many other noble parts of our society, are quickly disappearing with the ever-encroaching effects of modern technology." - from page 3. Chapters include: Lighthouses; Some Light Stories; Keepers of the Light; Servicing Lighthouses; Humane Service; Lightships; Selected List of Lighthouses; Selected Bibliography. Clean and unmarked with light to moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info

Private and Commercial Recreation

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: State College, PA, U.S.A., Venture Pub: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 63207216

ISBN: 0910251126

Condition: Very Good


0910251126 463 pages. This second edition is not simply a revision of the first but a completely new and different book that builds upon the first and incorporates new expertise from a number of experts in the field. While the relationship with travel and tourism remains identifiable, this text examines the many components contributing to the private and commercial recreation industries. Very light wear. Unmarked. View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, June, 1947 - ICAO - The International Civil Aviation Organization

By: Abell, Walter; Ward, J.D.U.; Ayre, Robert; Edge, Frederic

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3432

Condition: Good


Pages 249-293 plus seventeen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: An Introduction to Canadian Architecture - major article with dozens of photos; Britain's Trees and Forests; Lawren Harris; PICAO into ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization; and more. Some of the ads include: 1947 Mercury 114 car; The Monarch 8 car; Canadian Pacific - great one-page color ad for their train travel and Empress Hotel. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage 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

ISBN: 077104450X

Condition: Fine


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 and unmarked with very light wear. Gift quality. Lovely copy. View more info

Museums in Motion: An Introduction to the History and Functions O F Museums

By: Alexander, Edward Porter

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Amer Assn for State & Local: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86801956

ISBN: 091005035X

Condition: Good


091005035X 308 pages including index. A fascinating and scholarly work which examines the rise of museums since the eighteenth century in the fields of art, natural science, science and technology, history, botanical gardens, and zoos. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

Greetings from Canada: An album of unique Canadian postcards from the Edwardian era, 1900-1916

By: Allan Anderson

Price: $57.30

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71409023

ISBN: 0770517218

Condition: Good


0770517218 188 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. The period between 1900 and 1916 was the golden age of the picture postcard in Canada; the craftsmanship evident in hand-tinted and lithographed "postals" was never surpassed, the craze for collecting and sending them never so widespread. In one year Canadians exchanged over 60 million of them, and today, as much-sought-after collectibles, these postcards present an enchantingly candid portrait of Edwardian Canada and its citizens. Average wear. Unmarked. Small patch of peeling from upper corner of front cover where ... 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 Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 17, 1961 - Artist David Milne

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 17, 1961 - Artist David Milne

By: Allen, Ralph; Baird, Vaughan L.; Hedlin, Ralph; Moon, Barbara; Sclanders, Ian; Newlands, Don; Gzowksi, Peter; MacDermot, Anne; Porter, McKenzie; Johnstone, Ken; Gordon, Donald

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0824

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Great colour ad for the International Harvester compact pickup truck inside front cover; Nostalgic colour photo ad for Samsonite luggage featuring a 1950s auto; Full-page ad for the Bolex, the world's most precise 8-mm camera; Nice Chrysler ad; Great full-page colour photo ad for Pepsi features young lady leaning on the car door of a young man; Is Africa the Graveyard of the UN?; The kidnapping of Winnipeg Lawyer Vaughan Baird - in his own words; Genius in Hiding - Artist David Milne - article with photos and colour reproductions of two of the artist's paintings; What peac... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 8, 1959 - The Struggle to Get (Jimmy) Hoffa

The Saturday Evening Post, August (Aug.) 8, 1959 - The Struggle to Get (Jimmy) Hoffa

By: Amoury, G.; Klingsberg, H.; Harvey, F.; Bankier, W.; Baldwin, H.; Howard, T.; Crosetti, F.; Wyden, P.; Martin, J.; Hill, E.; Stern, R.; Kelland, C.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4078

Condition: Good


88 pages. Short Stories: New Girl; Dangerous Gift; The Death Dust; The Wrong Impression. Articles: Our Fighting Men Have Gone Soft - photo-illustrated article, including Korean War POWs and turncoats; So You Want to Live in Paris - photo-illustrated guide to apartment hunting; I Coach the Hot Corner - Frank Crosetti of the New York Yankees; Danger - Boss Lady at Work - Olive Ann Beech runs Beechcraft (Travel Air Company) and is the only woman CEO in the aircraft industry; The Struggle to get Hoffa - Conclusion - How Long Will He Last? - with photo of Kennedy and Hoffa; The North Salem Myste... View more info

Image for Amtrak Coast Daylight / Coast Starlight Service Brochure (West Coast / California / Oregon / Washington / Vancouver, B.C.)

Amtrak Coast Daylight / Coast Starlight Service Brochure (West Coast / California / Oregon / Washington / Vancouver, B.C.)

By: Amtrak

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Amtrak: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349H1179

Condition: Good


Vintage fold-out brochure for Amtrak's west coast service in 1973. Great colour photos, replete with now humorous fashions of the day. 19.5" x 15" which folds down to 9.8" x 7.5". Folded open, one side features text, colour photos of scenes aboard the train, and map of Amtrak's national network. Reverse side features map (split into two) of the route from Vancouver, B.C. down to San Diego, with tourist information for the many stops along the way. Average wear and soiling. Provides a pleasing snapshot of Amtrak's West Coast service in the early 1970s. View more info

Mackenzie: Yesterday & Beyond

By: Aquilina, Alfred

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42102523

ISBN: 0888390831

Condition: Fair


0888390831 204 pages including bibliography. "The recorded history of the area is brief, dramatic, intriguing. The struggles of the past, the dilemmas of the present, and the promise of the future are detailed in this fascinating look at Canada's North." - from back cover. Illustrated. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Wheels and Waves: A Cruise, Ferry, River, and Canal Barge Guide for the Physically Handicapped

By: Aroyan, Genie; Aroyan, George

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Wheels Aweigh Pub Co: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44204422

ISBN: 0963569805

Condition: Fair


0963569805 179 pages. Index. "...I enjoyed reading through the material which I found to be eminently practical, well-written, and logically organized." - Travel Books Division, Berlitz. Usual library markings. Average wear. Useful reference copy. View more info

Image for Harz-Braunschweig: Kyffhäuser, Elm-Lappwald, Heilbader, Kurorte, Sommerfrilchen, Fremdenoerkehrsorte (Vintage German Tourism Ephemera)

Harz-Braunschweig: Kyffhäuser, Elm-Lappwald, Heilbader, Kurorte, Sommerfrilchen, Fremdenoerkehrsorte (Vintage German Tourism Ephemera)

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Germany, Publisher Unknown: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349H2201

Condition: Good


Seven-panel two-sided travel brochure. 21cm x 10 cm. Text in German. Includes five maps which indicate local transportation systems and area attractions. Undated but appears to be circa mid-1930s. Small piece missing from bottom edge with minimal loss to text, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A nice vintage copy. View more info

Image for Half Hours in Air and Sky - Marvels of The Universe:

Half Hours in Air and Sky - Marvels of The Universe:

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 615C7994

Condition: Fair


372 pages. All edges gilt. From the 'Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science for Young Readers'. Gift bookplate dated 1898 inside front cover. Numerous black and white illustrations. Above-average wear to maroon gilt-decorated exterior. A worthy copy of this charming vintage science text. View more info