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The Boat Who Wouldn't Float

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $42.95

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 15022

ISBN: 0434479853

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows light soil and edge wear ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.2 x 8.3 x 5.8 Inches; 243 pages; "It seemed like a good idea. Tired of everyday life ashore, Farley Mowat would find a sturdy boat in Newfoundland and roam the salt sea over, free as a bird. What he found was the worst boat in the world, and she nearly drove him mad. The Happy Adventure, despite all that Farley and his Newfoundland helpers could do, leaked like a sieve. Her engine only worked when she felt like it. Typically, on her maiden voyage, with the engine stuck in reverse, she ba... View more info

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The Polar Passion

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 18944

ISBN: 077106621X

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show light shelf wear. DJ shows heavy shelf wear, with several tears, creasing and chipping. Pieces of DJ missing from DJ edges on front and back. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Top of the World Trilogy #2; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 365 pages; The trilogy is comprised of 'Ordeal by Ice, 'Polar Passion' and 'Tundra'. This volume is a tribute to the explorers who opened up the Arctic, from the tenth century Icelander Thorgisl to the nineteenth century Frederick Cook. View more info

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Westviking The Ancient Norse in Greenland and North America

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1966

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 18852

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Dust jacket heavily chipped, tears with creasing, some scuffing. ; Erratum slip pasted on title page, map endpapers. Jacket design by Martin Bronkhorst, maps and drawings throughout by graphic artist Claire Wheeler who later went on to marry Mowat and became an author in her own right. A tight solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Maps ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 494 pages; Controversial Canadian writer Farley Mowat delves into one of his great interests with this volume about the westward voyages of the Vikings. This book was published almost simultaneously with the equall... View more info

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And No Birds Sang

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, ON, Gatefold Books, Ltd.: 1982

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 19416

ISBN: 0919155030

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated boards show very light shelf wear.; Large Print edition. A bright, solid book.; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 352 pages; "Turned away from the Royal Canadian Air Force for his apparent youth and frailty, Farley Mowat joined the infantry in 1940. The young second lieutenant soon earned the trust of the soldiers under his command, and was known to bend army rules to secure a stout drink, or find warm — if nonregulation — clothing. But when Mowat and his regiment engaged with elite German forces in the mountains of Sicily, the optimism of their early days as soldiers was replaced b... View more info