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Two Sieges of Paris

By: Henty, G.A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, R.F. Fenno & Company: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136H0081

Condition: Fair


Incomplete copy - begins with page 5 which is the first page of Chapter 1. Last page is 339, followed by 13 pages of publisher's catalogue. Dartt (page 144) suggests the spine lettering should be gold but it is black on this copy. Above-average wear and soiling. Front hinge open. Two-inch opening at bottom of back hinge. A worthy starter copy for a collector missing this title. View more info

Image for The Beaver, Magazine of the North, March 1954, Outfit 284 - Early Northern Surgeons / Rae's Franklin Relics / Rae's Arctic Correspondence

The Beaver, Magazine of the North, March 1954, Outfit 284 - Early Northern Surgeons / Rae's Franklin Relics / Rae's Arctic Correspondence

By: Hewlett, A.; Nesbitt, J.; Simpson, F.; Ellis, F.; Mitchell, R.; Kerr, R.; Wallace, R.; Bird, J. & M.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Hudson's Bay Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0488

Condition: Good


58 pages. Many reproductions of black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Features: France on the Prairies; Potlatch in the Park - photo-illustrated article on potlatch held in new Kwakiutl house built in Victoria's Thunderbird Park; Journey for Frances - 2nd instalment of Mrs. George Simpson's canoe journey of 1930 through two of the Great Lakes and on to the post later named Fort Frances; Wings Across Greenland - between 1928 and 1931 Parker D. (Shorty) Cramer made three attempts to fly across the Atlantic by way of northern Quebec and Greenland - photo-illustrated article; Early... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post - November 12, 1960 Issue, Featuring Articles on Perry Como and "Big Daddy" Lipscomb of the Baltimore Colts

The Saturday Evening Post - November 12, 1960 Issue, Featuring Articles on Perry Como and "Big Daddy" Lipscomb of the Baltimore Colts

By: Hibbs, Ben; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146A8999

Condition: Fair


124 pages. Contents: The Girl with the Solid-Gold Kiss; The Murderer on the Mountain; Pool of Sand; Her Honor, the Mayor; I Call on Perry Como (1st of 3 parts); Adventures of the Mind - a moral for an age of plenty; The Face of America - Iron-Horse Graveyard; When We Turn Them Down; The Noble and Durable Lords; I'm Still Scared - Eugene Lipscomb; They're Giving Away Their Fortune (the Siskin brothers of Chatanooga, Tennessee help the sick and needy); Acey, Beloved Clown; Moresby's Goddess - part 1 of 6; The Soldier - part 2 of 8. Please note: first half of centerfold ad for Conn organs is mi... View more info

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Healing Hearts: Helping Children and Adults Recover from Divorce

By: Hickey, Elizabeth; Dalton, Elizabeth

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Gold Leaf Pr: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 447A7513

ISBN: 1882723112

Condition: Fair


1882723112 215 pages. "Filled with practical information for both counselors and parents... Distinguished by the many sections containing poignant words of advice from the most vulnerable individuals in a divorcing family - the children." - Dr. P. Pecora, U. of Washington. Above-average wear externally but contents unmarked and in good condition. Worthy working copy. View more info

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The Yukon

By: Hinton, A. Cherry (Signed); Godsell, Philip H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721G4604

Condition: Fair


184 pages. Index. Thirty-one pages of black and white photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by Hinton upon front free endpaper. Presents the Yukon's lively history from the gold rush through to construction of the Alaska Highway. Average wear. Binding intact. Some sunning to back strip. A sound copy. View more info

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The Great War - The Standard History of the All-Europe Conflict - Part 56, "The Silver Bullets", A Dramatic Story of World-wide Finance, September 11th,1915

By: Holland, A.W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A0322

Condition: Good


24 pages. Cover portrait of the Right Hon. Arthur James Balfour, First Lord of the Admiralty. Article entitled "The 'Silver Bullets': A Dramatic Story of World Wide Finance", by A.W. Holland, is quite extensive and, in fact, makes up the entirety of the textual content in this issue. A summary of the article is provided and reads as follows: The Aftermath of an Era of Extravagence - How the Great War Found us Financially Unprepared - The Drain of British Gold to Germany - Great Britain on the Horns of a Dilemma - Neutrality or a Big War Indemnity to Germany - Fall of our National C... View more info

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Geology of the Yanks Peak-Roundtop Mountain Area, Cariboo District British Columbia: Bulletin No. 34

By: Holland, Stuart S.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC Canada, British Columbia Department of Mines: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5335

Condition: Fair


110 pages including index and photo plates. Black and white photos and illustrations. Colour geological maps (in back pocket). Table of contents include general geology - sedimentary (Yankee Bell Formation, Midas Formation, Snowshoe Formation), structural geology (folds, faults, cleavage, joints and fractures), economic geology (early history of lode mining, characteristics and mineralization of quartz veins, distribution and mineralization of gold, placer mining) and descriptions of lode properties (Cariboo-Hudson Gold Mines, Hebson Vein, Imperial Vein, Midas, Snowshoe Gold Mines, Taylor Tun... View more info

The Bushman - A Saga of the Yukon *SIGNED COPY*

By: Holloway, Sam

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Whitehorse, YK, Northbush Pub. Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 35800932

ISBN: 1896079008

Condition: Very Good


1896079008 134 pages. A wild and merciless land - but no wilder than the misfits who live there. Travel with Dan Hall as he meets Indians, hermits, wolves and grizzly bears in his search for gold and romance. Bookplate upon half-title page. Unmarked. Clean with light wear. One inch crease to top corner of front cover. Nice copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World  - The Magazine For Men, May 1915, No. 205, Vol. 35 - Across the Andes on Foot / Anso the Inaccessible

The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, May 1915, No. 205, Vol. 35 - Across the Andes on Foot / Anso the Inaccessible

By: Hoyt, Vance; Eldred, C.; Haigh, G.; McCord, P.; Piatt, D.; Davidson, D.; Ganthony, R.; Shepstone, H.; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0758

Condition: Good


96 pages pages plus 32 pages of great vintage ads. Features: The Gold-Seekers - Edward J. Hoyt and William Palmer experience terrible Central American hardships in pursuit of wealth; Anso the Inaccessible - photo-illustrated article on this quaint Pyrenees town in Spain; Against Odds - in 1896 the natives of Matebeleland rose against their masters and massacred nearly four hundred - two survivors tell their tale; Across the Andes on Foot - amazing photo-illustrated article; Adventures of an Outlaw-Hunter - exciting experiences related by Sergeant Frank W. Northern who waged a relentless war ... View more info

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A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone and Mineral Sites of British Columbia Vol. 1: Vancouver Island (A Field Guide to Gold. Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Col)

By: Hudson, Rick

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 317C9893

ISBN: 1551430576

Condition: Fair


1551430576 214 pages. Index. Glossary. Suggested reading list. "This comprehensive guidebook mines a rich vein of information including: geology and mining history of the region; prospecting techniques; over 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands; at-a-glance information on types of minerals at each site, map location and accessibility; addresses of clubs and associations; Many maps and map sources. Heavily worn former library copy. Still a worthy working copy. View more info

Booze Boats and Billions

By: Hunt, C.W.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41502310

ISBN: 0771042647

Condition: Good


0771042647 351 pages including notes, bibliography, index, and black and white photographic plates. The dramatic story of the rum-runners of the Great Lakes. By turns hilarious and tragic, the book details the careers of those fishermen, farmers, plumbers, and stunt pilots, whose daring brought booze across the lakes to a grateful America - for a price. Average wear. Unmarked. Solid copy. View more info

Image for Canada West Magazine, Fall 1977, Volume 7, Number 3:  Coalmont - Blakeburn

Canada West Magazine, Fall 1977, Volume 7, Number 3: Coalmont - Blakeburn

By: Hutchings, Ozzie; Paterson, T.W.; McGeachie, Pixie; Whalen, Dwight

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Stagecoach Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3150

Condition: Very Good


40 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Features: The Weaker Sex - Anna Ullman at Hazelton, B.C.; British Columbia's Greatest Marine Disaster - the foundering of the Canadian Pacific liner Princess Sophia in Lynn Canal in 1818 took 343 lives; The Case of the Stolen Church - St. Peter's Anglican of Windermere, B.C.; The B.C. Boomtown Phenomenon - most of them have now disappeared altogether; Coalmont-Blakeburn - Coal Dust Twins; The Copper Hoard of the Pewabic - the steamship Pewabic carried more than a hundred persons to a watery grave in Lake Huron; North to the Klondike... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 11, 1958 - Memoirs of A.Y. Jackson / Herman Geiger-Torel / Soapy Smith

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 11, 1958 - Memoirs of A.Y. Jackson / Herman Geiger-Torel / Soapy Smith

By: Hutton, Eric; Jackson, A.Y.; Allen, R.T.; Sclanders, I.; berton, Pierre; McLeod, D.; Clare, J.; MacDonald, David; Donald, Jack; Yutang, Lin; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4718

Condition: Good


112 pages. Features: Marvelous cover art by John Little illustrates fall leaves being burned just north of Lafontaine Park in Montreal's east end; Nice colour-photo ad for GWG features beige fashions for him and her; Eddie Shack top NHL rookie, say coaches; Funky colour-photo GE ad for Coloramic Light Bulbs; Fantastic two-page colour ad for Moirs Pot of Gold Chocolates; Lin Yutang says "Let's stop being polite to the Russians"; Marconi TV ad; Matinee cigarette ad features one-page colour photo of formal couple; Beverley Baxter's article discusses Lady Rhondda and how taxes wrecked her... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February 18, 1956 - Dr. Wilder Penfield

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February 18, 1956 - Dr. Wilder Penfield

By: Hutton, Eric; Katz, Sidney; Macklin, Major-Gen. W.H.S.; Hutchison, Bruce; Berrill, N.J.; Collins, Robert; Macken

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1434

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Jasper cartoon cover illustration; Great full-page colour ad for the 1956 Pontiac models; Nice colour-photo full-page ad for the 1956 Dodge, featuring the Mayfair V-8 4-door sedan; Dr. Wilder Graves Penfield - feature article with photos; How long will Clifford Williams stay in jail? - young Canadian from troubled background is jailed for 28-years for his first offense; A Gold Cup for Fair Lady - short story; Former Adjutant-General of the Canadian Army, Major-General W.H.S. Macklin, speaks out against the astronomical sums being spent on the DEW (distant early warning) Li... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, December (Dec.) 24, 1955: Arthur Godfrey / Rebirth of the Ohio River

By: Hycz, V. Nelson, K.; Dixon, K.; Godfrey, A.; Jennings, D.; Halsey, A. Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Publishing Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0773

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: I was a daughter of the Gold Rush - the exciting story of Klondy Nelson; The Face of America - Song of Old (photo); Rebirth of the Ohio River; This is My Story - Arthur Godfrey (part 8 of 8); Exiles of the Wasteland - Red Shaw and Lou Kley run an isolated Utah railroad outpost for the Southern Pacific Railroad; What Happened to These Children - fascinating explanation of the 700-year-old mystery of the Pied Piper of Hamelin; Cities of the world (#15) - Guatemala City; How to Handle $100,000,000 - The Philadelphia Board of City Trusts. Fiction: A Candle of the Lord; The La... View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, February 1970, Volume 80, No. 2 - Hot Springs of Western Canada / The Pointer Book

By: Inglis, George Erskine; Lee-Whiting, Brenda B.; Harrington, Lyn; Edwards, D.K.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Royal Canadian Geographical Society: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G2438

Condition: Good


Pages 37-74. Features: Nice colour-photo ad for the CBC Weekend TV show includes Lloyd Robertson; Yellowknife - Capital City of the Northwest Territories - article with great aerial photo of city; The Pointer Boat - workhorse of Canadian rivers for over a century - wonderful article with great photos; Hot Springs of Western Canada; Town Symbols; Assignment in Punjab; Attractive color back page ad for Cadillac features a gold 1970 Coupe deVille. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Canadian West Magazine, Fall 1994, Vol. 10, No. 3 (Collector's #37)

By: Inwood, Damian; Tolton, Gord; Alley, William; Mason, John Keith; Pethick, Derek

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115G2416

Condition: Fair


38 pages. Features: Lost Fenian Gold; John Herron - Policeman, Plainsman and Politician; Bridge Creek Correspondence; The Home-Made Propellers; Fort Victoria 1858 (Part IV); John Innes' Historic Paintings of British Columbia. Average wear. Moisture exposure/staining to bottom edge. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Jack's Shack: Memories from the West Coast of Vancouver Island

By: Jack Crosson

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Whistle Punk: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C6877

ISBN: 0969480709

Condition: Very Good


0969480709 200 pages. Black and white illustrations. "...Follows the author's adventures on the West Coast of Vancouver Island during the 1930's. While detailed and historically accurate, this story captures the essence of day to day life in rustic and rugged surroundings." - from back cover. Prior owner's small ink stamp atop first blank leaf, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Paddy Wilson's Gold Fever

By: James R. Stevens; Wilson, Claude [Paddy] W.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Thunder Bay, Canada, Upland Pedlars Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 863H4552

ISBN: 092009600X

Condition: Good


092009600X 109 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A narrative of the personal adventures of Claude R. "Paddy" Wilson, a seventy-seven year old veteran prospector and cook. For over thirty years he worked in the mines and diamond drilling camps on the Red Lake gold fields in Northern Ontario. This work is based on three pencilled manuscripts he wrote after abandoning his search for gold in 1948. Names have been changed to protect those unfortunates who, like Paddy Wilson, suffered and enjoyed the unusual consequences of gold fever." - Preface. Name clipped fr... View more info

Image for Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: January (Jan.) /February (Feb.) /March (Mar.) 1992,  Vol. 8, No. 1 (Collector's #27) - Union Bay, B.C. Cover Illustration

Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: January (Jan.) /February (Feb.) /March (Mar.) 1992, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Collector's #27) - Union Bay, B.C. Cover Illustration

By: Jamieson, Eric; Goddard, Joan M.; Harris, E.A.; Fryer, Harold; Stevenson, John

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire Publications Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3138

Condition: Very Good


46 pages. Abundantly illustrated with colour and black and white archival photos. Features: Bill Maximick - Profile of a Western Artist - one of British Columbia's most respected marine artists; When Whales Were Fair Game - Between 1910 and 1943 Rose Harbour and other whaling stations whaled the Pacific; Amur, Danube & Tees - Three Pioneer West Coast Steamers that carried gold-seekers to the Klondike; Blue-Coated Mounties - The Alberta Provincial Police; Klondike Joe Boyle. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info