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Tales of the Kootenays, with Historical Sketches by the Author and Others

By: Smyth, Fred J.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Canada, J. J. Douglas Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031451

ISBN: 0888941374

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Essentially as issued. Firm, square binding, clean interior. [iii],205 pp. View more info

The North Alaskan Eskimo: A Study in Ecology and Society

By: Spencer, Robert F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1976

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002356

ISBN: 0486233693

Condition: VG+


Unabridged reprint of 1959 edition. 27 halftones on 9 plates, 2 text figures, 4 maps. Modest wear to corners and edges. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015118

Condition: Very Good


1st edition: Nov. 1921, with no addt'l printings indicated and matching title/copyright dates. Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, a few light surface marks to cloth. Front endpapers through title exhibit light foxing; interior otherwise clean. xxxi,784 pp., 120 illus. (b&w plates, 7 maps) + 2 large color fold-out maps tucked in rear pocket (both fully intact, without separation along fold lines, creases, or tears). A quite decent copy. View more info

Looking at Totem Poles

By: Stewart, Hilary; Norman Tait (fwd.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1993

Seller ID: 027924

ISBN: 0295972599

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. 7th ptg. 191 pp., illus. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. View more info

The Welland Canals: The Growth of Mr. Merritt's Ditch

By: Styran, Roberta M., and Robert R. Taylor, with John N. Jackson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012552

ISBN: 0919783635

Condition: Near Fine


168 pp., light shelf wear, covers and contents lightly thumbed. Former owner's embossed name stamp on half- and title pages. View more info

The Welland Canals Corridor: Then and Now

By: Styran, Roberta M., Robert R. Taylor; Thies Bogner (photographs)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Looking Back Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036210

ISBN: 1550689320

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Light creases to top front and bottom rear corner, otherwise nearly as issued. 128 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

With Love from Rachel

By: Sullivan, Alan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037715

Condition: VG-


Black cloth, lettered in red. Modest shelf wear with some flecking and a few surface marks to front cover cloth, a few light spots to back cover, two slight nicks along lower front joint and a few small areas of exposure on front cover along bottom edge. Some toning to text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior. Complimentary copy with stamp of The Canadian Committee, Ottawa on lower front flyleaf. [iv],312 pp. Scarce novel. View more info

The Pulp and Paper Fleet: A History of the Quebec and Ontario Transportation Company

By: Sykes, Al, and Skip Gillham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Stonehouse Publications: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012538

ISBN: 0919549152

Condition: Near Fine


90 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf wear, almost as issued. Former owner's signature on title page, embossed name stamp on title and intro. pp. View more info

Traditions of the Thompson River Indians of British Columbia [Memoirs of The American Folk-Lore Society Vol. VI (1898)] [1 of 500 copies]

By: Teit, James; Franz Boas (intro.)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, London, and Leipzig, Houghton, Mifflin and Co./David Nutt/Otto Harrassowitz for American Folk-Lore Society: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041546

ISBN: B000HKM9OI

Condition: Fine


First (limited) edition. Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. viii,137,6 pp. Edition limited to 500 copies (limitation statement on copyright page), this copy out of series. Extremely scarce. View more info

Traditions of the Thompson River Indians of British Columbia [Memoirs of The American Folk-Lore Society Vol. VI (1898)] [1 of 500 copies] + Introduction [Separately Published]

By: Teit, James; Franz Boas (intro.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, London, and Leipzig, Houghton, Mifflin and Co./David Nutt/Otto Harrassowitz for American Folk-Lore Society: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041742

ISBN: B000HKM9OI

Condition: Fine


First (limited) edition. Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. viii,137,6 pp. Edition limited to 500 copies (limitation statement on copyright page), this copy out of series. Accompanied by an off-print of Boas' introduction, booklet in olive wraps, 18 pp., detached front cover, several edge/corner chips, intact interior. Extremely scarce. View more info

By A Lady: Celebrating Three Centuries of Art by Canadian Women

By: Tippett, Maria

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Penguin Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008059

ISBN: 0140169555

Condition: 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. View more info

The St. Lawrence

By: Toye, William

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Z. Walck: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012576

Condition: Near Fine


296 pp., illus. Light blue cloth, slightly tanned along edges, otherwise nearly as issued. Former owner signature on front blank, embossed name stamp on same and succeeding leaf. Dust jacket w/ price-clipped front flap, moderate soiling, rubbed top edge with some chipping and a short closed tear, in mylar. View more info

Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada: A Journey of 3,200 Miles by Canoe and Snowshoe Through the Barren Lands

By: Tyrrell, J. W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, William Briggs: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040061

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Lure of the Labrador Wild: The Story of the Exploring Expedition Conducted by Leonidas Hubbard, Jr.

By: Wallace, Dillon

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Chicago, Toronto, Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048799

ISBN: B001GFXRLW

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in blind, deckled text block edges. Scarce first edition, copyrighted 1905 with no mention of later editions, undated main title. Mild rubbing/flecking to cloth on lower front cover, sliver of cloth loss along lower front joint. 339 pp., b&w plates, rear folding map (fully intact). Frontis. guard shows some foxing. View more info

A History of the Rideau Lockstations

By: Watson, Ken W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, Friends of the Rideau: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036283

ISBN: 0969605218

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Land of Dreams: A History in Photographs of the British Columbia Interior

By: Woodward, Meredith Bain

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Banff, Alberta, Canada, Altitude Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017864

ISBN: 0919381227

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 112 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. This listing is for "Land of Dreams: A History in Photographs of the British Columbia Interior," NOT "Calgary: Heart of the West," evidently published with the same ISBN. View more info