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Dragon Boats - A Celebration

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Raincoast Book Distribution: 1996

Edition: First Canadian Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12929

ISBN: 1551920085

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light fading of DJ spine ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A bright solid, book ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 119 pages; A bright colorful book celebrating the increasingly popular sport of Dragon Boat racing. View more info

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British Columbia Game Fish

By: Broomhall, Pete

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Western Fish & Game Magazine Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17424

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ has tears, chipping and creasing. Boards show some shelf wear. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Beautiful colour plates as well as B&W drawings. ; B&W and Colour Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 107 pages; Beautifully illustrated for the fishing aficionado. British Columbia has rich resources for both freshwater and saltwater fishermen alike. View more info

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Snowshoeing for Everyone

By: Carter, Anthony Lawrence

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Self Published: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17137

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear and scuffing to white card covers ; Stapled wraps are bright and solid ; Indian heritage wilderness series; B&W Illustrations; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 44 pages; Carter is largely known for his Indian Heritage Series hardcovers about British Columbia native bands. This small guide was published later and was touted to be the first of a followup series - 'Indian heritage wilderness series'. It is a scarce book, showing only 2 in libraries according to OCLC. This brief volume details various styles of snowshoes and how they would be used. View more info

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The Golden Thread - Foxhunting Today

By: Clayton, Michael & John King

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17407

ISBN: 0413546101

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards have light shelf wear, DJ missing. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; X X ; 192 pages; This excoriated sport still flourishes in spite of the negative press. View more info

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The Canadian Hockey Atlas

By: Cole, Stephen

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17456

ISBN: 0385660936

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ & book show light shelfwear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 10 X 8 X 1.30 inches; 400 pages; From the back DJ cover: "A unique celebration of Canada`s game in all its variety, this beautifully desinged book is the definitive guide to hockey from sea to sea to sea. Tracing the sport and its heroes region by region, town by town, this is the most thorough anthology of Canadian hockey moments, images and reflections ever compiled." "Organized into 11 chapters by province and territory, with over 1,000 player entries complete w... View more info

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Springbok Story 1949 - 1953

By: Craven, D H

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18269

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ shows tears, chipping and scuffing. Vendor's sticker on front pastedown, pages a little yellowed ; A tight solid book - hinges intact ; B&W Photographs, drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages View more info

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99 Stories of the Game

By: Gretzky, Wayne & Kirstie McLellan Day

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 2016

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18313

ISBN: 0735232628

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear, small spot on page foredges. ; A crisp, bright book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and colour plates; 9.37 X 6.54 X 1.50 inches; 400 pages; "In 99: Stories of the Game, Gretzky looks back on the last ninety-nine years and tells us, from his point of view, about the NHL’s most memorable moments. We already know what he means to the game. Now he shows us what the game means to him.From hockey's fierce early battles on natural ice; through its mythical golden era, where Howe, Richard, Béliveau, Hull, Orr, and Esposito defined greatness; through the un... View more info

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Unsinkable; My Untold Story

By: Laumann, Silken

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Harper Collins Canada: 2014

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17317

ISBN: 1443419079

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Small ding on back panel of dust jacket, only light edge wear ; Inscribed by author on front free end paper. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.06 X 6.06 X 1.26 inches; 292 pages; The autobiography of the amazing Olympic rower, who came back from a leg-shattering accident 10 weeks prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics to finish in the Bronze Medal position. Laumann talks about both her professional and personal life, her children and the break-up of her first marriage. "Just ten weeks before the 1992 Olympic Games, Silken Laumann, the reigning world c... View more info

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PICTURES OF SPORTING LIFE AND CHARACTER 1st volume

By: Lennox, Lord William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett Ltd: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12152

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


1st volume only. Red cloth covered boards show wear to extremities, corners bumped, cloth torn down 2 inches back edge of spine, 1 inch at front, frayed top edge, worn away bottom edge, some soil of covers. Large sticker removed from front board leaving slight remnant, foxing to frontispiece, tissue guard and title page ; Cloth has pebbled finish with blind stamped design on front and back, gilt title on spine still bright, Hinges intact. Tight solid book ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 367 pages View more info

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James Bay Athletic Association: The First 100 Years, 1886-1986

By: Madley, Lewis G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, James Bay Centennial Book Committee: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6583

ISBN: 0969275005

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages; Signed by author on front free end paper. Light wear and scuffing of DJ. A tight bright book. Dust jacket in Mylar. The James Bay in Victoria, British Columbia is a beautiful contained community of Victorian homes. This is the story behind their athletic association View more info

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Grantham Town Football Club The History

By: Mordan Barnes, Jonathan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Taunton, UK, Gingerjonny Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 10370

ISBN: 0954503104

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to corners; Trade PB; 208 pages; Includes a 95 page history, followed by club records going back to the 1870's View more info

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Chess Player's Pocket-book and Manual of Openings

By: Mortimer (editor), James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Fitzgerald (Dick & Fitzgerald): [1894]

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 17936

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some spotting of brown cloth covered boards, a repair of front hinge left a couple of pages skewed. Pages 69-74 assembled upside down. Notations on back free end paper ; There are no titles on boards ; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 74 pages; This American edition is undated but appears to be published shortly before 1900 (Worldcat) View more info

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World's Biggest Potlatch: Aboriginal Participation in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games

By: N/A

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Vancouver Organizing Committee for 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Games: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16904

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to white card covers ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 162 pages; This book chronicles the the participation of first nations peoples in the organizing of and participation in the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Many were involved in the torch relay, the opening ceremonies, performances at the first nations pavilion and competing in the events. View more info

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World's Biggest Potlatch: Aboriginal Participation in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Vancouver Organizing Committee for 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Games: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16905

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Associated; Only slight wear to white card covers ; Inscribed and signed by numerous BC First Nations leaders to someone who was involved in the organizing of the First Nations participation in the games. ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 162 pages; This book chronicles the the participation of first nations peoples in the organizing of and participation in the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Many were involved in the torch relay, the opening ceremonies, performances at the first nations pavilion and competing in the events. View more info

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How to Play Chinese Chess

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Edmonton Chinese Chess Association: 2008

Seller ID: 15568

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight edge wear, some scuffing of spine. ; This was published to honour the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of Edmonton Chinese Chess Association. The book is printed in English and Chinese with glossy card covers and glossy pages. There are many advertisements. Also included are many photos of the members of the association and group photos from recent competitions. A bright, solid book. ; Trade PB; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 126 pages; From the introduction - "The game of Chinese chess, known as elephant chess, is played by Chinese the world over... The... View more info

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The History of the Gaelic Athletic Association in Canada

By: O'Flynn, John & Ainsley Baldwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16157

ISBN: 1425163777

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Only light edge wear and curling of card covers. ; Inscribed by the author to the wife of one of the athletes mentioned in the book as follows; - July 2008/ To my dear Mary/ Thanking you ad yor family for all that you have done for the Vanvouver ISSC & the GAA in Canada/ John O'Flynn. A bright, solid book.; 9.80 X 6.90 X 0.80 inches; 216 pages; "John's (Irish) parents introduced him and his brothers and sister to Ireland's national games of Gaelic Football and Hurling with the members of the Vancouver Irish Sporting and Social Club" He was at the founding meeting of t... View more info

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The Great Glacier and Its House The Story of the First Center of Alpinism in North America, 1885-1925

By: Putnam, William L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, American Alpine Club: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17078

ISBN: 0930410130

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 223 pages; "Spanning forty years, this book recreates the spirit of a golden age of exploration and travel when adventure-seeking men and women made grand tours into an unknown wilderness and alpinists, scientists, photographers, and tourists discovered for the first time the secrets of a great and varied land.In the mighty Selkirk Mountains of Canada lies Rogers Pass which was the scene of three major events in the history of North America: in 1884, it presented an enormous obstacle to th... View more info

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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

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Reaching the Summits

By: Thivierge, Francois-guy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, Sylvain Harvey: 2011

Seller ID: 16151

ISBN: 2923794346

Condition: Near Fine


As new, still in shrink wrap. Because this is still in shrink wrap, I cannot state edition or printing. Being an oversized book, it may require extra for shipping. ; Trade PB; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 240 pages; "Adventurer and mountaineer François-Guy Thivierge has conquered the highest peaks on the planet. His book, aimed at both explorers and the general public, is a passionate account of the path that led him to reach the summits. Magnificently illustrated with images taken on the spot, this 240-page coffee-table book features over a hundred colourful photo... View more info

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Karawanken Brucke und Bollwerk

By: Tuschar, Hans M

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Klagfurten, Verlag Johannes Heyn: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12000

ISBN: 3853665470

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some chipping head of DJ spine, scuffing ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve. A beautiful photographic record of this striking terrain. ; 175 pages; (from Wikipedia) "Karawanken (German) or Karavanke (Slovenian) is a mountain range on the border between Slovenia and Austria. With a total length of 120 km, the Karawanken chain is the longest range in Europe. Together with the Kamnik Alps and the Savinja Alps, the Karawanken chain forms a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. There are therefore a number of mountain passes on important trade routes. Nowadays both rai... View more info