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Image for Sods, Soil, and Spades The Acadians At Grand Pré and Their Dykeland Legacy

Sods, Soil, and Spades The Acadians At Grand Pré and Their Dykeland Legacy

By: Bleakney, J. Sherman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19240

ISBN: 0773528164

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Illustrations; 9.8 X 7.1 X 0.9 inches; 221 pages; "This is a detailed account of how early Acadian settlers turned the Grand Pre tidal marshes into fertile farming land. It also explores the unique and elegant engineering principles and practices used by the Acadians and looks at how their culture influenced their success in mastering this marshland region."" View more info

Image for Marine Birds And Aquaculture In British Columbia: Assessment and Management of Interactions Phase II Report: Assessment Of Geographical Overlap

Marine Birds And Aquaculture In British Columbia: Assessment and Management of Interactions Phase II Report: Assessment Of Geographical Overlap

By: Booth, Jacqueline & Harriet Rueggeberg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ministry of Environment, Canadian Wildlife Service: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19192

ISBN: 066217173X

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A tight solid book, yellow card covers, sidestapled with black cloth tape over spine. 53 Pages plus appendices. ; Technical Report Series #73; B&W charts; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 53 pages View more info

Image for Flora of the Queen Charlotte Islands Part 1 Systematics of the Vascular Plants

Flora of the Queen Charlotte Islands Part 1 Systematics of the Vascular Plants

By: Calder, James A, & Roy L. Taylor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Research Branch, Canada Department of Agriculture: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19471

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show shelf wear with tears and chipping. Back of DJ has a nickel sized hole, with small damage and dent to surface of back board. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. B&W and colour photographs ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 659 pages; Volume one only. View more info

Image for The Birds of British Columbia, Vol. 1  Nonpasserines- Introduction, Loons Through Waterfowl

The Birds of British Columbia, Vol. 1 Nonpasserines- Introduction, Loons Through Waterfowl

By: Campbell, R. Wayne; Neil K. Dawe; Ian McTaggart-Cowan; John M. Cooper; Gary W. Kaiser; Michael C.E. McNall

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Royal British Columbia Museum: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14492

ISBN: 0771888724

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear, half inch tear bottom front panel of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar, many maps amd photos of birds throughout ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Deep Voices  The Wisdom of Whales and Dolphin Tales

Deep Voices The Wisdom of Whales and Dolphin Tales

By: Cressey, Jason & Frank Woll

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2009

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18767

ISBN: 1425141129

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show light shelf wear and scuffing.; A bright, solid book, inscribed by the author on the title page.; B&W Illustrations; 10 X 7 X 1.34 inches; 592 pages; "This groundbreaking book examines ancient mythology and sacred rituals to better understand our marine cousins, the natural world – and each other." View more info

Image for A Celebration of Birds  C.G. Finch-Davies's final album of Southern African birds

A Celebration of Birds C.G. Finch-Davies's final album of Southern African birds

By: Finch-Davies, Claude Gibney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Natural History Books: 1990

Seller ID: 18765

ISBN: 0620148195

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light shelf wear is evident to book and dust jacket, slipcase is as new.; A bright, solid book; B&W and colour plates; Unpaginated pages; "Facsimile reproduction of 21 coloured paintings, each accompanied by a page of hand-written notes, covering the period 28 March 1918 to 4 April 1920." View more info

Image for The Living Land An Account Of The Natural Resources Of British Columbia

The Living Land An Account Of The Natural Resources Of British Columbia

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18856

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ has some light shelf wear, with minor creasing. Page foredges have light foxing and endpapers have light offset discoloration, previous owner's name in ink on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Colourful map enclosed in pocket attached to back end paper. Richly illustrated with colour plates and B&W and colour illustrations and maps. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 269 pages; "Haig-Brown, naturalist and renowned fisherman, here presents a popular account of the natural resources of his province, their use and manag... View more info

Image for Discover Your Estuary Understanding and Exploring the Aquatic Environment of the Fraser River Estuary

Discover Your Estuary Understanding and Exploring the Aquatic Environment of the Fraser River Estuary

By: Kistritz, Ron U. & Nola Johnston illustrator

Price: $50.00

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Environment Canada: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19054

ISBN: 0662195914

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, light soiling, some creasing. ; A tight solid book. Illustration of flora and fauna found along the river. ; B&W Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 120 pages; This is an excellent educational resource for teachers and students in the senior elementary and middle school years, intended for preparing for excursions to the areas in question. View more info

Image for Birds of the Northern Forest; Paintings by J.F. Lansdowne

Birds of the Northern Forest; Paintings by J.F. Lansdowne

By: Lansdowne, J. F.

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13651

ISBN: 0395078873

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Some chipping head of DJ spine, Light creasing ; Blue cloth covered boards, with gilt stamped design on front board and gilt title on spine, full page plates throughout ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 247 pages View more info

Image for Birds of the West Coast; Volume Two

Birds of the West Coast; Volume Two

By: Lansdowne, J. Fenwick

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Toronto, M.F. Feheley: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13604

ISBN: 0919880193

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Some edge wear across top of DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Cream cloth covered boards have gilt titles stamped front and spine. Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 167 pages; Book is 15.5 inches tall. Stunning full page color plates of Lansdowne's paintings in first half of book with sketches in the balance. View more info

Image for Birds of the Eastern Forest: 2

Birds of the Eastern Forest: 2

By: Livingston, John A.; J.F. Landsdowne (artist)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14785

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear, a few short tears to DJ, small tear in back panel of DJ, small ding in back board, ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 261 pages View more info

Image for MEMORIES OF THE MONTHS 5 VOLUMES

MEMORIES OF THE MONTHS 5 VOLUMES

By: Maxwell, Sir Herbert

Price: $44.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1905-1910

Seller ID: 1049

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; Some wear to spine, vol 5 has small piece torn away at top of spine. Green cloth boards, with gilt print, uncut edges. Some foxing. Previous owner's name stamped in each book on back of frontispiece. Some tears top & bottom of spine, vols 1 & 5 badly torn at top. Hinges intact, a few corners lightly bumped. These books consist of a series of ramblings about nature following the year from beginning to end. There is someone for everyone here - the fisherman, the gardener, bird watcher. Great Britain is presented in all its glory. First Series 1908, 6th impression, Second Series ... View more info

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Pilgrims of the Wild

By: Owl, Grey

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18258

ISBN: 0684310457

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear, tears and creasing . Price-clipped, small gift inscription on FFEP. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Brown cloth covered boards.; B&W Illustrations; 8.20 X 5.40 X 1.50 inches; 282 pages; "A bestseller when it was published in 1935, Pilgrims of the Wild is Grey Owl's account of his transition from successful trapper to environmentalist, as he and his Iroquois wife, Anahareo, set out to protect the endangered beaver." View more info

Image for A Book of Grey Owl  Pages from the Writings of Wa-sha-quon-asin

A Book of Grey Owl Pages from the Writings of Wa-sha-quon-asin

By: Owl, Grey & E. E. Reynolds & Lovat Dickson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1971

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 16480

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Some scuffing, chipping and creasing of dust jacket, 2 short tears bottom front panel, pages somewhat yellowed. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 272 pages; The British nature lover turned native spokesman for Canadian wildlife and native peoples wrote: Men of the Last Frontier, The Adventures of Sajo and Her Beaver People, Pilgrims of the Wild and Tales of the Empty Cabin. This book provides us with selections from each of these books View more info

Image for Farm-Cottage, Camp and Canoe in Maritime Canada or the Call of Nova Scotia to the Emigrant and Sportsman

Farm-Cottage, Camp and Canoe in Maritime Canada or the Call of Nova Scotia to the Emigrant and Sportsman

By: Silver, Arthur P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, George Routledge & Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18097

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


This is an ex-library edition that has been rebound in green cloth. Typical library marking and stamps, tape remainder stains inside front and back boards. ; A tight solid book. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pages; A quaint look at roughing it in the Maritime region of Canada citing where the best regions were for hunting various species, fishing, traveling by canoe. View more info

Image for In the Image of Killer Whale  Waters: Journal of the Vancouver Aquarium. Vol. 7.  1984

In the Image of Killer Whale Waters: Journal of the Vancouver Aquarium. Vol. 7. 1984

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Vancouver Public Aquarium Association: 1984

Seller ID: 19077

Condition: Near Fine


Slight scuffing ; A bright solid book. Stapled wraps, glossy white card covers ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages; A series of articles honouring the native fishing culture, including a piece about the killer whale sculpture by Bill Reid. View more info

Image for Wildlife, Land, and People  A Century of Change in Prairie Canada

Wildlife, Land, and People A Century of Change in Prairie Canada

By: Wetherell, Donald G.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18809

ISBN: 0773547916

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dustjacket ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Carleton Library Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.84 X 7.17 X 1.81 inches; 607 pages; "Encounters with wild animals are among the most significant relationships between humans and the natural world. Presenting a history of human interactions with wildlife in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan between 1870 and 1960, Wildlife, Land, and People examines the confrontations that led to diverse consequences - from the near annihilation of some species to the extraordinary preservation of others ... View more info