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Echoes From a Frozen Land

By: Haagensen, Borge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Island Pacific Publishing: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16579

ISBN: 0973713674

Condition: Near Fine

As new, 1 copy is creased on back fly leaf. ; Glossy pictorial card covers ; Trade PB; B&W and Colour illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 95 pages; As a young man in Denmark, Haagensen became enamoured of the ham radio and what it could be used for. As he grew and obtained his education, he discovered the Institute of Technology and a course for Radio Operators in Copenhagen. WWII was approaching and Denmark, being on the border with Germany, everyone was affected. Borge was too young to serve as a soldier but he still found interesting ways to use his knowledge to help the resistance mo... View more info

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Measure of The Year

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Collins Sons & Co.: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17280

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

DJ is soiled, with tape repaired tears, creasing and chipping. A large wedge-shape on the back panel of the DJ, approx. 2" X 1.5" is missing. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages; "Roderick L. Haig-Brown welcomes us onto his lush farm for a year of insights and observations. In this eloquently written account, Haig-Brown, his wife Ann and their four children tour us through each season, and teach us the ways in which the Earth governs the events in our lives. Haig-Brown observes salmon, blue grouse, blacktail deer and robins, with a soft eye a... View more info

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From War to Wilderness

By: Shelford, Cyril

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Shelford Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15281

ISBN: 1550565338

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued

Signed by Author; Only light wear to glossy paper covered boards ; Signed by author on title page, bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; 0.89 x 9.31 x 6.24 Inches; 250 pages; Cyril Shelford believes there is a bright future for young people today-providing they develop clear goals and strive towards attaining them. Goals seldom come easily, which makes them all the more rewarding once achieved. From War to Wilderness is a true-life story of Cyril's Dad's life beginning in South Africa during the Boer War. He had such deep feelings about the the horrors of war that he wanted to get as far away ... View more info