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MADAME TUSSAUD'S EXHIBITION - GUIDE AND BIOGRAPHIES

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Broadway Press Ltd.: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 14820

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear & creasing of fore corners ; A bright, solid book. Text unmarked; 88 pages View more info

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Montreal, Canada Expo67 Souvenir Album Book

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Montreal, Benjamin News Company Ltd.: 1967

Seller ID: 18239

Condition: Very Good-


Light wear and scuffing, top fore corner a little bumped ; A bright, solid book, stapled wraps. Text in French and English ; 8 X 5.40 X 0.70 inches; 32 pages; In honour of Canada's Centennial in 1967, Montreal welcomed the world. View more info

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Pictures in Colour of Oxford With its University and Colleges

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norwich, UK, Jarrold & Sons Ltd: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18243

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Boards have some edge wear, light soiling, small corner bumps. Some offset discoloration of FFEP and BFEP. Top quarter missing of illustration pasted on front board ; A tight solid book. A number of advertising pages at back of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Lovely colour plates of Oxford University and its colleges as well as surrounding areas. View more info

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Ticknor's Maritime Provinces A Handbook for Travellers

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Company: 1888

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 18661

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards exhibit shelf wear, with soiling and water staining evident. Front and back hinges are split but attached. Fold out map at back is torn almost all the way down one fold, fold-out map at front has one short tear repaired with archival tape. ; Red cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles front and spine. Four fold-out maps 2 large and 2 small as well as plans. Advertisements at front and back of book. ; B&W and Colour maps; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 336 pages; "A guide to the chief cities, coasts, and islands of the Maritime provinces of Canada, and to their scenery... View more info

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Aberbrothock Illustrated - Being The Round of Etchings in Miniature With Historical and Topographical Notes

By: Adam, John & George Hay

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Arbroath, Scotland, T. Buncle: 1886

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15600

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Signed by Contributor; General wear top mustard colour cloth covered boards, corners bumped, some fraying head and tail of spine, light soil. Tape repaired front and glued back hinge. Light soil on pages, short tear and creasing of blank page at back ; On first blank page is written the following presentation: Presented by Thomas Buncle, Esq., to Mary Stewart, Special Prize for Recitation. East School Carmyllie. Augt. 1893. Thomas Buncle was the book's publisher. Gilt stamped design on front board and title on spine, top edges gilt, decorative end papers featuring flowers native to the area. F... View more info

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Historic Guide to Ross Bay Cemetery; Victoria B.C. Canada

By: Adams, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Heritage Architectural Guides: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19056

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers have very light shelf wear and very light soiling. ; A tight solid book. White stapled wraps, fold-out map attached to inside back card cover ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 40 pages; The Ross Bay Cemetery was founded in 1873 and though it is not the largest or the oldest cemetery in the province it is best known for the famous residents buried there. View more info

Cornwall County Museum

By: Anon.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Truro, Cornwall, UK, Royal Institution of Cornwall: N.D.

Seller ID: 8388

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear, light damage to back of decorative card covers. ; A bright solid, book. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 20 pages; A brief history of the museum and its contents, undated but appears to be circa 1970 View more info

The Fort of Vaux

By: Anon.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Laurent FR, Editions & Impressions Combier: 1986

Seller ID: 14931

Condition: Very Good


Top fore corner bumped, light wear & scuffing ; A bright, solid book. Colour photos throughout, map inside back cover. Text in English. This is a booklet produced for the travel industry with the interest in military battlefields. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; "Fort Vaux, located in Vaux-Devant-Damloup, Meuse, France, became the second Fort to fall in the Battle of Verdun. The first fort to fall had been Fort Douaumont which was virtually undefended and had been captured by a small German raiding party in February 1916 . Fort de Vaux , on the other hand , was fully garr... View more info

Fort and Ossuary of Douaumont - The Baïonnettes Trench

By: Anon.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Laurent FR, Editions & Impressions Combier: 1986

Seller ID: 14932

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear and scuffing of card covers. Page 3 has had a 1 inch strip cut out top edge. ; A bright, solid book. Text in English. This is a booklet produced for the travel industry with the interest in military battlefields ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; "Fort Douaumont (French Fort de Douaumont) was the largest and highest fort on the ring of 19 large defensive forts protecting the city of Verdun, France since the 1890s. However, by 1915 the French General Staff had concluded that even the best protected forts of Verdun could not resist bombardments from the German 4... View more info

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CHASING THE SUN OR RAMBLES IN NORWAY

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. Nisbet & Co.: ca.1879

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 580

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


124 + ads pages; Light bumping & wear, pages heavily tanned (pages not brittle) front hinge started but still solid. Previous owner's name on front free end paper dated 1921. Blue cloth decorative cover, gilt decoration on spine. View more info

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The Japanese Chronicles

By: Bouvier, Nicolas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Mercury House: 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 18756

ISBN: 1562790080

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Translated from the French by Anne Dickerson. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.68 X 5.85 inches; 222 pages; "Swiss travel writer and photographer Nicolas Bouvier shares his intimate experience of Japan. Based on three decades of travel throughout the islands, his reports, recollections, and reflections take the reader beyond the commonplace into an unexpected Japan. Whether describing village festivals or the suburbs of Kyoto, retelling Japanese myth and history, composing poems, reflecting on Noh performances, or sketching memorable portraits in ... View more info

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Bijaboji North to Alaska by Oar

By: Carey, Betty Lowman & Neil G. Carey

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19352

ISBN: 1550173405

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, plain white sticker top front free end paper.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations, Maps; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 288 pages; Betty Lowman was 22 years old in June 1937 when she climbed into her beloved red dugout canoe, Bijaboji, and set out on a journey from Puget Sound to Alaska. Traversing some of the most treacherous waters on earth, the journey would have been a risky act for an extreme adventurer in any era; for a young woman in the conservative 1930s, it was a venture of almost unimaginable daring. Betty pulled it ... View more info

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Old Beijing In the Shadow of the Imperial Throne

By: Chengbei, Xu

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Language Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14645

ISBN: 7119027867

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Slight scratch on glossy paper covered boards, DJ shows some edge wear and creasing ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; A Series of Old Cities; 1 x 8.4 x 5.9 Inches; 240 pages; This book presents Beijing through an amazing collection of archive photos. View more info

Image for Künstlerfahrt nach Danzig im Jahre 1773 Des Künstlers Tagebuch dieser Reise in deutscher Übertragung und das Skizzenbuch in getreuer Nachbildung mit einer Einleitung herausgegeben von Willibald Franke.

Künstlerfahrt nach Danzig im Jahre 1773 Des Künstlers Tagebuch dieser Reise in deutscher Übertragung und das Skizzenbuch in getreuer Nachbildung mit einer Einleitung herausgegeben von Willibald Franke.

By: Chodowiecki, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Verlag Grethlein: c.1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14529

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pages tanned, tan spine shows some soil, marbled paper covered boards show only light wear, black title label on front cover bright. Front board lightly warped. ; A tight solid book, undated but circa early 1900's, magazine article about Chodowiecki laid in. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 123 pages; Artists travel to Gdansk in 1773. The artist's diary of a trip to Danzig and his sketchbook are replicated here - edited with an introduction by Willibald Franke. Unfortunately the paper the illustrations are printed on is of a poor quality View more info

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Billy Connolly's Route 66 The Big Yin on the Ultimate American Road Trip

By: Connolly, Billy

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Sphere: 2011

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 18978

ISBN: 1847445217

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to DJ ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Colour photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 303 pages; "Having always dreamed about taking a trip on the legendary Route 66, Billy Connolly is finally heading off on the ride of a lifetime. Traveling all 2,488 miles of this epic road, hitting both its classic landmarks and uncovering lesser-known gems, the comedian known as the Big Yin shares the experiences of the countless travelers who have taken the journey before him. He breaks out the banjo at every opportunity and stops off for a few comedy gigs... View more info

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From the Pacific to the Atlantic Canada's Gigantic

By: Day, Peter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Summerhill Press Ltd.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16916

ISBN: 0920197450

Condition: Very Good-


Shelfwear to card covers, corners bumped, spine is sun-faded. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 159 pages; A collection of photographs of giant displays and tourist attractions from across Canada. View more info

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Leningrad; Guidebook

By: Doroshinskaya, Yelena & Vadim Kruchina

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti Press Agency Publishing House: 1969

Seller ID: 18600

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some soiling and shelfwear of blue vinyl covers.; A tight solid book. B&W and colour photographs throughout. Foldout map at back. Text in English. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 297 pages View more info

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Exploring the BC Coast by Car Revised Edition

By: Eaton, Diane & Allison Eaton

Price: $19.50

Publisher: 108 Mile Ranch, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2008

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17484

ISBN: 1550174150

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear to card covers.; A bright, solid book. Illustrations and maps throughout ; B&W Illustrations; 8.40 X 5.50 X 1.10 inches; 400 pages; With its island-studded Inside Passage, towering fjords, open-ocean beaches, quaint villages and sparkling cities, the BC coast is known as one of the world's great maritime cruising destinations. What many travellers may not realize is that you don't need to own a yacht or go on a cruise ship to explore it. This indispensable book shows how you can use BC's world-class ferry and coastal road system to reach the coast's most spectacular places in ... View more info

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The Rope in the Water A Pilgrimage to India

By: Fraser, Sylvia

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen & Son: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16873

ISBN: 0919028438

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some edge wear to extremities of both book and dust jacket, previous owner's name on front free end paper ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 7.90 X 5.50 X 2 inches; 352 pages; "At Kovalam beach on India's southwestern shore I plunge into the Arabian Sea, the same soft temperature as the air...Looking shoreward, I see lifeguards gesturing. Since I'm much further than I imagined, I begin a determined swim toward them...The lifeguards continue to blast and gesture, but I'm powerless against the riptide irresistibly sweeping me out to sea. Though my situation appears hope... View more info

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Horse Trail Guide of Southwestern British Columbia

By: Horse Council British Columbia

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Cloverdale, BC, Horse Council British Columbia: 1990

Seller ID: 15483

ISBN: 0969453302

Condition: Very Good+


Only light wear to spiral bound book with heavy card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 155 pages View more info