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Canada, Alaska & Arctic

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1 A Candle on the Coast, 1944-1994: A Fiftieth Anniversary History of the Pacific Coast Children's Mission and Camp Homewood [SIGNED] 0919537367 / 9780919537361
Bayne, Alfred V.
Kask Graphics, 1994. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Very slight shelf wear to dust jacket, virtually as issued. 204 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs, endpaper maps. Signed by author on lower title page. 013437 
Price: 23.50 USD
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2 A Folk Tale Journey Through the Maritimes 1895415284 / 9781895415285
Creighton, Helen
Sidney, NS, Canada: Breton Books, 1993. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. New. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Brand new, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. 027926 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 A History of the Rideau Lockstations 0969605218 / 9780969605218
Watson, Ken W.
Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada: Friends of the Rideau, 2000. 1st Edition
Spiral Bound 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color illus. wraps, spiral-bound. Former owner's embossed name stamp on main title, otherwise essentially as issued with very slight handling wear. [iv],120 pp., illus. 036283 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean, Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, a North West Passage, &c. In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, and 1772 0888300476 / 9780888300478
Hearne, Samuel; Leslie H. Neatby (intro.)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: M. G. Hurtig Ltd., 1971. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Dark red cloth, gold foil on black title panel on upper spine. Former owner's signature inked out at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. lvi,458 pp., illus. w/ multiple folding maps, engravings, large folding map frontis. Facsimile of original 1795 edition. Royal blue pictorial dust jacket shows slight sunning to spine panel, otherwise essentially as issued, now in mylar. 039358 
Price: 95.00 USD
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5 Acadians [Revised Edition] [Peoples of the Maritimes] 1551091836 / 9781551091839
Paratte, Henri-Dominique
Halifax, NS, Canada: Nimbus Publishing, 1998. Second Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
[vi],225 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Slight lean original to issue, very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 1st ptg. thus (of 2nd edition): Aug. 1998. 021272 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada: A Journey of 3,200 Miles by Canoe and Snowshoe Through the Barren Lands 
Tyrrell, J. W.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: William Briggs, 1897. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A Book 
Original edition, newly rebound in dark green cloth, new endpapers, with illus. front cover pastedown illus. of uncertain origin (as it does not reproduce the original decorated cloth. Presents thus "as new," with mild toning to text block edges. vi,7-280 pp., illus. in text, engraved plates, folding map after p. vii. Firm binding, clean interior beyond gift inscription in pencil on blank recto of frontis. 1st edition: 1897, preceding the U.S. 1st (Dodd) issued in 1898. A functional and very attractive rebind. 040061 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Alaska's Konyag Country: Kodiak from Sea Otter Settlement to King Crab Patrol - History of Hunting and Fishing Industries - Island Villages and Scenic Beauty 
Chaffin, Yule, Trish Hampton Krieger, and Michael Rostad
Chaffin Incorporated, 1983. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket 
Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Small area of price sticker residue on front flyleaf. Gift inscription on blank verso of front flyleaf. [x],269 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, endpaper maps. 024005 
Price: 9.95 USD
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8 An Atlantic Album: Photographs of the Atlantic Provinces, Before 1920 0920852408 / 9780920852408
Robson, Scott, and Shelagh Mackenzie
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Nimbus Publishing Ltd., 1985. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. 
Stiff pictorial wraps, oblong format. Modest shelf wear, a few thumbing creases to covers. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 168 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 029539 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 Anare: Australia's Antarctic Outposts 
Law, Phillip, and John Bechervaise
Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, 1957. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Good 
Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. A few very minor surface marks, virtually as issued. xxiv,152 pp., endpaper maps, color plates, b&w photographs. A bit of light spotting on several late leaves, else clean. Dust jacket chipped with some loss at corners and spine extremities, chipped edges, now in mylar. 013308 
Price: 19.50 USD
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10 Antarctic Conquest: The Great Explorers in their Own Words 
Chapman, Walker (editor, intro.)
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill/Howard W. Sams and Co., 1965. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG+ 
Light blue 1/4 cloth, ivory paper covered boards. Cloth is slightly spotted but otherwise clean. Front board every so slightly warped. xv,368 pp. Former owner signature on front pastedown. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear and rubbing along flap folds, a few minor edge chips, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. 014706 
Price: 7.50 USD
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11 Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on the Ice-Floe, A History of the Polaris Expedition, the Cruise of the Tigress, and Rescue of the Polaris Survivors. To Which Is Added a General Arctic Chronology 
Blake, E. Vale (editor)
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Ex-Library 
Olive buckram. 486,6 pp., illus. and maps set into text, also full-page engraved plates with guards. De-accessioned from non-circulating museum collection, minimally marked/stamped, clear-coated spine panel (slightly age-toned) with handwritten call number on lower spine. Lightly rubbed corners, mild shelf wear. Both hinges starting but holding. 1st edition, matching dates, no additional printings indicated. 012680 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, '54, '55 [Vol. I + Vol. II, Complete, with Maps] 
Kane, Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.
Philadelphia, PA: Childs and Peterson, 1857. First Edition
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. Ex-Library 
Complete in two volumes. Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels. Ex-library, with considerable wear but complete. Cloth chipped at spine extremities, exposed at corners. Internally foxed, mostly light, occasionally ranging to moderate. 464,[2] + 467,[2] pp., illus. w/ engraved plates with guards, other illus. set into text, more than 300 engravings altogether. All plates intact; Vol. I folding map at p. 13 intact with mild tearing along binding edge and a few creases; Vol. II map follows p. 8, with folding map at p. 429 present and intact, with a few creases. First title (engraved) in each volume dated 1856; second title (text only) dated 1856, matching copyright date, thus 1st editions. Both main title pages signed by former owner A. H. H. Boyd, 1856. 033060 
Price: 40.00 USD
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13 Arctic Frontiers: United States Explorations in the Far North 
Caswell, John Edwards
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1956. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Good 
Turquoise cloth, lettered in white. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Former owner signature on front flyleak inked out, otherwise unmarked. xv,232 pp., b&w plates. Dust jacket price clipped with rubbed edges and joints, partial separation along rear flap fold with approx. 10% loss to rear panel at bottom corner. 020197 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Arctic Obsession: The Victorian Race for the North Pole 
Cheadle, Dave
Englewood, CO: Flashback Press, 1993. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
Booklet, blue illus. wraps. Light shelf/edge wear. [ii],30 pp., illus. Former owner's address stamp on main title, otherwise unmarked. 030599 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon: Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii 
Miers, Earl Schenck
Newark, DE: Curtis Paper Company, 1960. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Enrico Arno and Stefan Martin 
[32] pp., w/ front and rear foldout maps of the voyages by Enrico Arno and wood engravings by Stefan Martin, drawn from original sources. Limited edition, June 1960. 7th in a series of annual Americana keepsake volumes. Slightly soiled covers, almost as issued. 006205 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon: Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii 
Miers, Earl Schenck
Newark, DE: Curtis Paper Company, 1960. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Enrico Arno and Stefan Martin 
[32] pp., w/ front and rear foldout maps of the voyages by Enrico Arno and wood engravings by Stefan Martin, drawn from original sources. Limited edition, June 1960. 7th in a series of annual Americana keepsake volumes. Slightly soiled covers, almost as issued. 006206 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon: Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii 
Miers, Earl Schenck
Newark, DE: Curtis Paper Company, 1960. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Enrico Arno and Stefan Martin 
[32] pp., w/ front and rear foldout maps of the voyages by Enrico Arno and wood engravings by Stefan Martin, drawn from original sources. Limited edition, June 1960. 7th in a series of annual Americana keepsake volumes. Slightly soiled covers, almost as issued. 006207 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Arctic Travels; or, An Account of the Several Land Expediations to Determine the Geography of the Northern Part of the American Continent 

New York: G. Lane and C. B. Tippett for the Sunday-School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1845. 1st Edition
Hardcover 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Good. N/A Book 
Original half-morocco, marbled paper covered boards. 176 pp. Modest rubbing to spine extremities and along edges, corners rubbed with some exposure, ink spots/stains to portion of rear cover. Firm binding. Mild dampstaining along top margin through most of text block, otherwise light scattered internal soiling. Wear typical of age, but no major condition issues. Scarce. 040072 
Price: 60.00 USD
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19 Aunt Phil's Trunk, Volume 1: An Alaska Historian's Collection of Treasured Tales 157833330X / 9781578333301
Carlson, Phyllis Downing, and Laurel Downing Bill
Alaska: Laudon Enterprises, 2006. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book Signed by Author(s)
Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 344 pp. 2nd ptg.: 2006. Signed by co-author Laurel Downing Bill on main title, full signature, no inscription, dated 27 July 2008. 037018 
Price: 9.95 USD
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20 Barnardo Children in Canada 0969075103 / 9780969075103
Corbett, Gail H
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada: Woodland Publishing, 1981. Second Printing
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. 
Stiff pictorial wraps. 2nd ptg.: Oct. 1981. Slight binding lean with light crease, mild shelf wear. 134 pp., illus. 020550 
Price: 12.50 USD
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21 Bibliography of Loyalist Sources in Canada [Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society Vol. 82, Part 1 (1972)] 
East, Roger A., Jo-Ann Fellows, and Kathryn Calder
Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1972. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Vol. 82, Part 1 (1972). Also articles on book trade labels, American Bibliographical Notes, with most of issue occupied by listed bibliography. Orig. wraps bound in, rebound in dark blue library cloth. Ex-library, no wear, slight lean. 001603 
Price: 25.00 USD
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22 Black Rock: A Tale of the Selkirks 
Connor, Ralph
Elgin, IL and Chicago, IL: David C. Cook Publishing Co., First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
95 pp., illus. Gray 3/4 cloth, marbled paper over boards. Corners show a bit of exposure, and paper shows some surface rubbing in spots, with loss along edges. Slightly soiled endpapers, otherwise clean interior, firm binding. Undated, ca. 1880s, with Christmas Eve 1882 mentioned on the first page of the narrative. Victorian novel set at Graeme's Lumber Camp No. 2 in Canada. Presumed first edition. Well preserved copy. 009073 
Price: 8.50 USD
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23 By A Lady: Celebrating Three Centuries of Art by Canadian Women 0140169555 / 9780140169553
Tippett, Maria
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Penguin Books, 1993. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
226 pp. Stiff paper wraps, in dust jacket. Light wear to edges. Square binding, one light crease. Bottom text block edge modestly soiled. Light shelf wear to jacket. 008059 
Price: 10.00 USD
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24 Canadian Cities of Romance [#221/700 - New Enlarged Edition] 
Hale, Katherine (Mrs. John Garvin)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: McClelland and Stewart, Ltd., 1933. First Thus
Original Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book Dorothy Stevens (drawings); Charles W. Simpson (color plates) 
Royal blue cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, with slight exposure to bottom corners. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature on front flyleaf. 240 pp., 12 color plates, line drawings in text. No. 221 of an edition limited to 700 copies, numbered on colophon on verso of half-title. 1st thus, of this (New Enlarged) edition. 037678 
Price: 15.00 USD
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25 Canadian Savage Folk: The Native Tribes of Canada 
Maclean, John
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: William Briggs, 1896. 1st Edition
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. Not Issued Book 
Dark rust cloth variant (also issued in green, gray, etc.), lettered in gilt, front cover bordered and with illustration in black, beveled edges. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, with two small vintage labels mounted on spine panel, modest wear (circulated only a few times). Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities with slight exposure at one corner. Fragile front flyleaf has been reattached along front hinge with archival tape; evidence of repair to hinges. Preliminary pages are out of order, apparently original to issue, with Illustrations and Contents leaves trimmed along fore-edges (no text affected). viii,9-641 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, figures in text. 037625 
Price: 50.00 USD
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