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Image for Annual Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories, Council in Transition 1976/ Conseil en transition, Rapport annuel du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

Annual Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories, Council in Transition 1976/ Conseil en transition, Rapport annuel du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

By: N/A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Yellowknife, NWT, Department of Information Northwest Territories: 1976

Seller ID: 17312

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


General edgewear, scuffing and creasing of dustjacket, light wear only to book ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A square book - 10 1/2 inches ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 108 pages; Not only does it carry the annual report but gives some historical information on the the original governments going back to the late 1800s. View more info

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The Inuit Hunters of the North

By: Alexander, Bryan & Cherry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Bramley Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19146

ISBN: 0862836123

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Due to the book's size, we won't be able to mail this overseas. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Richly illustrated with colour photos throughout. ; Colour photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 160 pages View more info

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The Geography of the Canadian North Issues and Challenges

By: Bone, Robert M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16647

ISBN: 0195407725

Condition: Very Good+


Prev. owner's name on FFEP in ink. Light shelfwear to card covers, minor creasing.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 284 pages; As arctic and Subarctic of the Canadian North take their place in the global economy, the interplay of resource development, the environment, and the peoples of the North has caused dramatic change. This book examines the dominant images of the North and traces the impact of resource exploitation and mega-projects such as Quebec Hydro's massive James Bay development. It includes a discussion of the effects on people's lives--Native pe... View more info

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ONE WOMAN'S ARCTIC

By: Burnford, Sheila

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6223

ISBN: 0771018258

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


price clipped DJ has tears, 2 in. X 1/4 inch piece missing bottom front. Some soiling, creasing and chipping. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, a tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 222 pages; In the early 1970s, Burnford and artist Ross, visited the Arctic outpost of Pond Inlet on northern Baffin Island, spending 2 summers. While there, they observed the realities of daily life in the Eskimo community. Burnford is best known for her book 'Incredible Journey' View more info

The Ice Age in the North American Arctic

By: Flint, Richard Foster

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, US GPO: 1953

Seller ID: 14196

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear, creasing; Side stapled with light green card covers; From the Smithsonian Report for 1952, pp. 243-260; This is an extract from the 1952 Smithsonian Report View more info

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Frozen Frontier The Story of the Arctic

By: Frank, R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18739

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show some shelf wear and light soiling. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in laminated jacket protector, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 192 pages View more info

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Journey to the Polar Sea

By: Franklin, John

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 18441

ISBN: 155054814X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Includes a new introduction by the modern maritime historian James P. Delgado and the introduction from the 1908 edition by Captain Robert F. Scott. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 291 pages; The original title of Franklin's journal was 'Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1819-20-21-22'. This expedition was almost as disastrous as the 1845 expedition that resulted in the deaths of himself and his crew. This is a reproduction of the 1908 edition with added backg... View more info

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Life among the Qallunaat

By: Freeman, Minnie Aodla

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17671

ISBN: 0888301642

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear, with small tears and light chipping. Price-clipped, with glue residue on FFEP where previous bookplate has been removed. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 inches; 217 pages; "Life Among the Qallunaat is the story of Mini Aodla Freeman’s experiences growing up in the Inuit communities of James Bay and her journey in the 1950s from her home to the strange land and stranger customs of the Qallunaat, those living south of the Arctic. Her extraordinary story, sometimes humourous and sometimes heartbreaking, illustrates an Inu... View more info

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Forgotten Places in the North

By: Gage, S. R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oakville ON, Mosaic Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17148

ISBN: 0889627444

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's name on half-title page.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.80 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 166 pages; "Across the broad expanse of Canada's North there are few physical reminders of the rich history of the land and its people. 'Forgotten Places in the North' examines three rare cases where heritage structures have withstood the ravages of time and unforgiving climate. YORK FACTORY was the key staging area of the Hudson's Bay Company for over two hundred years. From its construction in 1830, the "Depot" warehouse held a wealth of trade goods that lured the trapp... View more info

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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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Life At the Edge of Big Ice

By: Harrison, D. Phyllis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Sage Press: 1995

Seller ID: 14947

ISBN: 0969828322

Condition: Very Good


Light creasing and soil of card covers ; A tight solid book. Map on back of front cover and double page map of Nunavut toward back of book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 11 x 8.5 Inches; Unpaginated pages; A pictorial treatment of the author's experiences at the the edge of Auyuittuq - Big Ice on Broughton Island in 1961. View more info

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Down North

By: MacDonald, Malcolm

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18059

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tears, creasing and chipping, spine lightly faded. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. Endpapers feature art by Thoreau Macdonald, B&W plates throughout. ; B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Malcolm John MacDonald was a British politician who was appointed High Commissioner of Canada in March 1941. In the performance of his duties he took a two week tour of northern Canada in August 1942. His observations of the land and the people he met form the basis for this book. View more info

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Ancient Mariner The Amazing Adventures of Samuel Hearne

By: McGoogan, Ken

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Toronto, Phyllis Bruce Books/Harper Flamingo: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18762

ISBN: 0002000989

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; "Samuel Hearne is grudgingly recognized as the eighteenth-century British adventurer who, during a remarkable three-year odyssey, became the first European to reach the Arctic coast of North America. In Ancient Mariner, McGoogan demonstrates that Hearne was far more complex, accomplished and influential than the history books suggest.Beginning with Hearne’s entry into the Royal Navy at twelve years of age, McGoogan paints an aut... View more info

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Ancient Mariner The Amazing Adventures of Samuel Hearne the Sailor Who Walked to the Arctic Ocean

By: McGoogan, Ken

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Toronto, Harpercollins Publishers Ltd.: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19048

ISBN: 0002000989

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.0 X 6.3 X 1.3 inches; 334 pages; "Samuel Hearne is grudgingly recognized as the eighteenth-century British adventurer who, during a remarkable three-year odyssey, became the first European to reach the Arctic coast of North America. In Ancient Mariner, McGoogan demonstrates that Hearne was far more complex, accomplished and influential than the history books suggest. Beginning with Hearne’s entry into the Royal Navy at twelve years of age, McGoogan paints an authentic po... View more info

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Jock McMeekan's Yellowknife Blade

By: McMeekan, Jock

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Duncan, BC, Lambrecht Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16963

ISBN: 0919383084

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ has small tears. Light shelfwear to DJ and boards. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages; McMeekan's look at Yellowknife, its history, uranium mining, prospectors, trappers, bush pilots etc. View more info

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Wires in the Wilderness The Story of the Yukon Telegraph

By: Miller, Bill

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17951

ISBN: 189438458X

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, corner curl.; A bright, solid book, covers are crisp and clean. ; B&W Photographs; 8.35 X 5.51 X 1.02 inches; 336 pages; This is the tale of how Canada's high northern wilderness was brought into civilization's fold through a frail network of wires laboriously strung between poles and trees for hundreds of desolate miles. The Yukon Telegraph started in 1897, when gold was discovered in the Yukon and the government needed a faster way to communicate with its remote northern territory. The isolated residents, too, wanted a more reliable connection with the outs... View more info

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Ordeal by Ice

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17404

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ has heavy creasing, tears and chipping. Previous owner's name stamp on Title page. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Black boards show only light wear Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Maps; 364 pages; From the front DJ flap:"Man against the sea - that grim eternal struggle has formed the background for many of the greatest tales of adventure ever told. Nowhere does the sea strike with more implacable fury and nowhere are the forces of nature armed with more fearsome weapons than in that chill, black, fog-shorunded water that stretches from the coast of Greenland to James Ba... View more info

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THE LIVING ARCTIC

By: Muller, Fritz

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Methuen: 1981

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 410

ISBN: 0458950408

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket in Mylar. Light wear, extremities a little bumped. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 233 pages; Originally published in 1977 as 'Hoher norden' in Germany. A beautiful coffee table book loaded with information about the history, peoples, flora and fauna as well as the industry. View more info

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Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska

By: Stuck, Hudson

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Prescott, Arizona, Wolfe Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17447

ISBN: 0935632662

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Card covers have light shelfwear, creased on upper corner on back cover. Previous owner's name on half-title page. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 420 pages; A facsimile reprint of the author's early 20th Century travels in Alaska. "The journeys were primarily connected with the administration of the extensive work of the Episcopal Church in the Interior of Alaska, under the bishop of the diocese." The book however is not singularly devoted to religion but to the countryside, the native populations and to the relationships necessary for survival of ... View more info

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ARCTIC, VOLUME 1, ISSUES NO. 1 & 2

By: The Arctic Institute Of North America

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Arctic Institute of North America: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2809

Condition: Good+


Clear mylar jacket added for protection. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 144 pages; Ex-library, with card pocket and "withdrawn" stamp on BFEP. Very clean, as new it appears that these volumes were rarely, if ever, checked out of the library. This is a bound reprint copy of the magazine "ARCTIC", containing copies of the first and second issues of the magazine from 1948. View more info