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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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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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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

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Hudson's Bay Trader

By: Tweedsmuir, Lord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Clerke & Cockeran: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18866

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear with short tears, chipping, light soil. Tape remnants on inside front and back DJ flaps. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. Illustrated throughout by photographs which were, for the most part, the author's own. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; The second Lord Tweedsmuir, oldest son of the author, John Buchan, spent a number of years in Canada. He was also John Buchan but better known as Johnnie. He spent 1938-1939 as a fur trader for the Hudson's Bay Company in the far north at Cape Dorset on Baffin Island... View more info

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ARCTIC VOLUME 2, ISSUES 1, 2 & 3, 1949

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Arctic Institute of North America: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2810

Condition: Good+


Clear mylar jacket added for protection. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 204 pages; Ex-library edition with card pocket and "withdrawn" stamp on BFEP. Almost as new. It appears that this volume was seldom, if ever taken out at the library. This is a bound reprint of the magazine "ARCTIC" from 1949, issues 1, 2 and 3. Issue 2 includes extensive fold-out maps detailing the areas of permafrost in Canda and the average mean temperature of the area of Canada and the Arctic. View more info