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Pioneers Who Blazed the Trail: Local History of High Prairie, Alberta

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: High Prairie, Alberta, Centennial Book Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648H3831

ISBN: B002CZUF0Q

Condition: Good


B002CZUF0Q 320 pages. Index to family stories. Black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Includes many family and personal histories, and more. "There are few living now who can recall travelling the winter freight trails over frozen rivers and lakes or crossing the hundred mile long Great Barrier of muskegs, swamps, bridgeless rivers and creeks between Athabasca Landing and Sawridge, on Lesser Slave Lake, during the summer season to look for locations on which to build homes. In this raw, wild land, winters were too long and too cold; summers with hordes of mosquito... 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

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

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Canadian West Magazine - April, May, June 1991

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9201

ISBN: B00UBHPKZC

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHPKZC Features: Arrow Lakes; Ned McGowan's War; Cariboo Sentinel; Grand Forks; Disaster at the Hillcrest Mine; Charcoal's Reign of Terror (conclusion). Clean, bright copy. View more info

The Beach Book: Grades 2-7

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Pacific Educational Pr: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608252

ISBN: 0888650027

Condition: Very Good


0888650027 48 pages. So many of us walk along the seashore unaware that we are surrounded by millions of small creatures hidden in the sand, under rocks or in masses of seaweed. The activities offered in this booklet will hopefully serve as guidelines for your exploration of the countless wonders along the seashore. The fragility of the environment makes it imperative that we develop the children's awareness of ecological factors and stress the importance of conservation. Many black and white illustrations and line drawings. Unmarked. Moderate wear. View more info

British Columbia Recreational Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Infomap: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 71608698

ISBN: 0969360711

Condition: Very Good


0969360711 130 pages. Your guide to B.C.'s great outdoors. Full colour maps covering all of British Columbia in the popular topographic scale of 1 inch to 9.5 miles (1cm to 6km). Gazetteer of 10,000 places, creeks, rivers, lakes and mountains. All Wildlife management units clearly outlined and numbered. And much more. In fine condition but for light bending to tip of top corner of book. Unmarked. Attractive color-illustrated glossy covers. An exceptional reference in great condition. View more info

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Sternwheelers, Sandbars and Switchbacks: A Chronicle of Steam Transportation in the British Columbia Waterways of the Columbia River System 1865 to 1965

By: Affleck, Edward Lloyd

Price: $79.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1973

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 318C6926

Condition: Good


147 pages. Detailed index. Bibliography. Maps. Archival black and white illustrations. Includes a new chapter on "Two Generations of Steamboating on British Columbia's Inland Lakes" as told to the author by Otto L. Estabrooks. Light wear and soiling. Unmarked. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Lakers Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes

By: Altobello, Peter David

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Eden Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 855C6104

ISBN: 1550450026

Condition: Very Good


1550450026 128 pages. "Bears witness to a bygone era when the ships of the Great Lakes were built according to a single premise, the need to transport steel, iron ore, grain and cargo from port to port. Yet the exteriors of these extraordinary ships belie the interiors, which were constructed with a less utilitarian purpose in mind. Fine woodwork was applied to crew cabins; dining rooms and staterooms were finished with white oak, mahogany, walnut and brass. This elegant beauty suggested a state of mind dedicated to exquisite craftsmanship, which, like the ships themselves, is gone for... View more info

From Sea Unto Sea: Art & Discovery Maps of Canada (A Fleet/Lester & Orpen Dennys book)

By: Armstrong, Joe C. W.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Fleet Pr Corp: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24802357

ISBN: 0770600301

Condition: Very Good


0770600301 Approximately 75 pages. "Brings together for the first time thirty-eight stunning, original Canadian maps - many of them national treasures - and the fascinating stories of the explorers and cartographers who made them. From Gastaldi's woodcut map of 1556 in which monsters roam the sea, through Champlain's 1612 collage map of Canada's bounty, to Sanson's foundation map of 1656 - the first to show all five Great Lakes - this superb 'atlas' takes the modern navigator on a voyage of rediscovery to Canada's beginnings, beginnings not only in strength and adventure but also in hum... View more info

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Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, May 1967

By: Austin, Den; Robinson, Bill; Smith, Roberta H.; Sismey, Eric D.; Reader, H.J.; Hopkins, Grant; Walker, Joseph L.; Shiner, Don; Mitchell, George; Shiner, Don; Laing, James A.; Fowler, John T.; Stewart, Dave; Harris Gerry; Butlin, Larry; Brown, W.D.F.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Montreal, Rod & Gun Publishing Corporation: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1491

Condition: Good


Features: The Now Generation - B.C. Conservationists Get Things Done; Helicopter Over Canada; Giant Atlantic Salmon of Newfoundland's Humber River; The Suicidal Duck; Fighting Witefish - The most exciting fishing in years; Saving lost plugs; A Trip to Remember - Largemouth Bass near Parry Sound; Three Best Flies for Big Trout; Good Bass Fishing in B.C. Lakes; Fishing Bruce County's Saugeen River; Spring Methods for Walleyes; Fishfood; Sturgeon from Sturgeon Falls; All Canada N.S.S.A. Skeet Team for 1967; Early Honda generator ad on back cover shows lady watching TV in her rowboat; and more. M... View more info

Wild Flowers of Waterton Lakes National Park - Canadian Section: Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, National Parks Canada: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35208130

Condition: Good


24 pages. A guide to 64 flowering plants of the valleys, meadows and alpine slopes. Includes detailed diagrams of each. A very useful reference. Tiny bit of writing atop back cover. Modest wear overall. View more info

Trading and Shipping on the Great Lakes

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Coles: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16703482

Condition: Good


182 pages including index and black and white illustrations. Facsimile reprint of the 1899 first edition, which was "the first general historical study of the Great Lakes ever undertaken, and today it is still considered to be the most complete and accurate account available." - from Foreward. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Solid copy. View more info

Adventures on the Great Lakes

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Coles: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15604459

Condition: Very Good


202 pages. Reprint of the famous "History of the Great Lakes, Volume I", originally published in 1899. "This rare volume was the first general historical study of the Great Lakes ever undertaken, and today it is still considered to be the most complete and accurate account available." - from Foreward. Black and white illustrations. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Sights and Scenes of the World: A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, People's Series, No. 1, 28 October 1893

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 827C6781

Condition: Fair


16 pages. 13" x 10.5" oblong. Full-page black and white photos of: Osborne Palace - Queen Victoria's home on the Isle of Wight; Pope's Villa at Twickenham on the Thames near London; Robert Burns' Cottage, Ayr; The Giant's Causeway - Irish Basaltic rocks; Lakes of Killarney; Palace of Sans Souci, Potsdam; Castle of Rheinstein; The Appian Gateway, Rome; The Grand Canal, Venice; The Grand Opera House, Paris; The Grand Staircase in the Paris Opera House; The Stora Theatre, Gothenburg, Sweden; The City of Lisbon, Portugal; The City of Bethany, near Jerusalem; Native Malay Village - fisher... View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, July 1960 : Tobacco - Another Canadian Achievement

By: Barbeau, Marius; Van Steen, Marcus; Clemson, Donovan; Chaplin, C.E.; Brown, Sutherland

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3441

Condition: Good


39 Pages plus five pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Legend and History in the Oldest Geographical Names of the St. Lawrence; Tobacco - Another Canadian Achievement; British Columbia Lakes (Pictoria); How Canada is Helping the Fishermen of Ceylon; Physiography of the Queen Charlotte Islands; Pictures of the Provinces - XXIII; Nice Army recruiting ad inside front cover; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Island Adventures: An Outdoors Guide to Vancouver

By: Blier, Richard K.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Orca Book Pub: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 71507360

ISBN: 0920501281

Condition: Very Good


0920501281 198 pages including index. A practical, informative guide for the outdoors enthusiast dedicated to getting to all those 'off the beaten track' adventures that Vancouver Island is famous for. It is *the* book for the hiker, kayaker, canoeist, fisherman, off-roader, and anyone else seeking to get away from it all. Describes 35 adventures covering Provincial Parks and Forest Service campsites, logging road travel, wilderness trails, fishing lakes, canoeing routes and four-wheeling areas from Sooke to Cape Scott. Minimal wear. Unmarked. Fresh copy. Attractive illustrated covers. View more info

Child of the Canadian Forest (Children & animals)

By: Bonnardel, R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: U.K., Burke Publishing: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25500479

ISBN: 0222007001

Condition: Very Good


0222007001 Unpaginated. Apart from a baby skunk which Ti-Luc has adopted as a pet, we are introduced to a wide variety of creatures large and small who inhabit the forests and lakes. Illustrated throughout with full-colour photography. Book unmarked and shows only light wear. Dust jacket bears two tears, each under 1.5" and shows average wear with some price sticker remant in top corner. Nice copy. View more info

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Canadian Collector Magazine, May/June 1985, Volume 20, No. 3

By: Bradshaw, Marian Hahn

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9244

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: The Lachine Rapids and their mark on history; Indian trade silver in the McCord Museum collection; Lords of the Lakes - the North West Company 1784-1821; Wintering Dishes - recalling the famed Beaver Club dinners (with recipes!); Trade and Empire - Fishermen began fur trade in New France; The Challenge of Heritage Conservation (in English and French); Several articles in French; Domestic Interiors - Parks Canada's designated houses in Quebec; Exhibit of five centuries of old and rare maps; The Liliane Stewart Collection; Counterfeit Canadiana I; Paperweights. Light wear... View more info

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Canadian Collector Magazine, November/December 1984, Volume 19, No. 6

By: Bradshaw, Marian Hahn

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9247

Condition: Good


78 pages. Features: Patterns of Power - The symbols of Great Lakes Indian Art; Mason's Ironstone - 'improvements in the manufacture of English porcelain'; Bermuda's Government House; Seeing Double - The 19th century's Stereoscope; South China Sea Find - Ming-filled wreck provides earlier dating documentation; Wilno Furniture - Made in the first Polish settlement in Canada; Nineteenth Century Pottery and Porcelain for Canadian Collectors; Cornwall Pewter Plate Mystery. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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The Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette, January/February 1996 Vol. 21 No. 6

By: Brown, Robert W.: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Benchmark Publications, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 749G0114

Condition: Good


98 pages. Features include: A New England Lighthouse; Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad Coach No. 18 - Plans; The Narrow Gauge Scene - The Rio Grande Southern's Business Cars; Road Kill on Cumbres Pass; The Model Makers Notebook - A 3-Foot Gauge Wooden Disconnected Log Truck with plans; Jeffries Point - Modelling a Scene from a prototype photo; A Train Room Cyclorama; Pennsylvania "Wildcat" Log Trucks - Plans; Conifers Again?; Up Clear Creek on the Narrow Guage - Part 94 Tree Patches; Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad Madrid Water Tank - Plans; My Sn3 Rio Grande ... View more info