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Image for Ticknor's Maritime Provinces A Handbook for Travellers

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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The St. Lawrence,

By: Beston, Henry

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, incorporated: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18863

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows some shelf wear with small tears, moisture staining on spine of DJ, heavy chipping at top of DJ extending to front top. Previous owner's name on half-title page ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Decorative endpapers, Illustrated by Group of Seven artist A.Y. Jackson. No additional printings. ; The Rivers of America; B&W Illustrations; 7.90 X 5.30 X 0.80 inches; 274 pages; "The book is illustrated by A. Y. Jackson with many detailed half-page in-text drawings, as well as a two-page spread picturing "The Waterfront, Montreal." The en... 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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The Chartmakers The history of nautical surveying in Canada

By: Fillmore, Stanley

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, NC Press in association with the Canadian Hydrographic Service, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15243

ISBN: 0919601928

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Slight wear, gift notation on half title page. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 255 pages; "The charting of Canada's three oceans and thousands of miles of inland waterways by Canadian hydrographers is now 100 years old and this book is published in celebration of this anniversary." View more info

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RAC Official Map of Recommended Routes Round and Across London Cloth Edition

By: George Philip & Son

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son: ca 1949

Seller ID: 19031

Condition: Very Good


Green card covers are creased with some edge wear but are fully intact. Only minimal wear to the map; This linen backed foldout map is bound with card covers and has an Index bound in at the back. The scale is 1 mile to the inch ; Royal Automobile Club; Colour map; 0 pages; This fold out map is undated but appears to be mid 20th century. View more info

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North of Caution; A journey through the conservation economy on the northwest coast of British Columbia

By: Gill, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Ecotrust Canada: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11148

ISBN: 1896866034

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities ; A bright solid, book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 134 pages View more info

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Historical Atlas of Canada Vol I: From the Beginning to 1800

By: Harris, R. Cole

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19321

ISBN: 0802024955

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Colour Illustrations; 15.0 X 5.8 X 0.2 inches; 198 pages; "A uniquely beautiful record of Canada's early development, this volume of the Historical Atlas of Canada explores the relationship between what is now Canada and its people, from the earliest evidence of human habitation to the beginning of the nineteenth century.The early traces date back some 12000 years. From this starting point at the end of the late Wisconsinan glacial maximum, the atlas pr... View more info

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Trent Watershed Survey; A Reconnaissance

By: Howe, C. D; J. H. White

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Commission of Conservation Canada, Committee On Forests: 1913

Seller ID: 11248

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Three inch tear down back edge of spine & across width of spine, some loss head of spine, fraying tail of spine, extremities worn, light soil. ; A tight solid book. hinges intact. Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles. Map in pocket inside back board shows the Crown timber lands for the area in question as of 1912. Map in VG+ condition with no tearing ; B&W Illustrations; 156 pages View more info

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In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1

By: Huck, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Heartland Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16644

ISBN: 1896150055

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 304 pages; "Today, B.C. is one of the world's most geographically varied places. But clues to its ancient past are everywhere, in its mountains and arid valleys, along its lakeshores and seacoasts." The authors examine the geological history of southern British Columbia, also going into the Archaeology and Paleontology View more info

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The Fraser

By: Hutchison, Bruce

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin & Company Limited: 1950

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 19206

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tears and light chipping, some soiling. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Rivers of America #42; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; The Fraser is the major on Canada's West Coast. It provided a thoroughfare for the early explorers as it wended its way through the multiple mountain ranges that form the backbone of British Columbia. In modern times it is one of the largest sources for electrical power in North America. "Shaped like a giant fishhook stuck into the Pacific Ocean, the mighty Fraser is one of the most importan... View more info

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The Maritime Provinces Atlas

By: McCalla, Robert J.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Maritext Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8554

ISBN: 0921921055

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated covers have rubbing marks, light shelfwear to edges and corners. ; A bright solid book.; Maps & color illustrations; 96 pages; An atlas of geographical and economic facts, natural resources and population for the eastern Maritime provinces of Canada. View more info

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The Climate of Vancouver

By: Oke, Tim & Hay, John Hay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18616

ISBN: 0919478743

Condition: Very Good


Card covers have some shelf wear present, light soiling. ; A bright, solid book ; B.C. Geographical Series No. 50; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages; A study of the climate of the varied terrain that forms the city of Vancouver, a river delta (Fraser River) surrounded by mountains but in a harbour protected by Vancouver Island. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia

By: Scott, Andrew

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19222

ISBN: 1550174843

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Photographs and maps; 10.2 X 7.1 X 1.9 inches; 664 pages; "In 1909 Captain John T. Walbran published one of the most beloved and enduring of all BC books, British Columbia Coast Names. Harbour Publishing celebrates the hundredth anniversary of that landmark work by presenting the first book to update Walbran's classic, Andrew Scott's Raincoast Place Names. Like its progenitor, Raincoast Place Names is much more than simply a catalogue of name origins because it tells the often fascinating stories behind the names and in so d... View more info

Lower Fraser Valley - Evolution of a Cultural Landscape B.C. Geographical Series, Number 9

By: Siemens, Alfred H.: Editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Tantalus Research Limited: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12228

ISBN: 0919478115

Condition: Good+


Some pen marks on front cover, some writing on table of contents but none in text, light soiling of covers, erasure thinning on front fly leaf, notation on page 89 ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages; A geographical study of the Lower Fraser Valley of British Columbia View more info

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THE ST LAWRENCE WATERWAY PROJECT - The Story of the St Lawrence River as an International Highway for Water-borne Commerce

By: STEPHENS, George Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, Carrier: 1929

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 11332

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ heavily chipped with some loss top spine and top back panel, a few tears and creases, water stained on spine, book undamaged. On fold-out map torn out but still present, map undamaged. Front inner hinge started but solid, back hinge intact. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; This is an early study of the St. Lawrence River in preparation for the construction of the Seaway. All fold-out maps present as well as extensive bibliography and 2 indices - one for subject and one for names View more info

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Northern Haiti Land, Land Use, and Settlement

By: Wood, Harold A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18617

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Boards and DJ show some shelf wear, with short tears and chipping to DJ. Top corners bumped, previous owner's name in ink on FFEP.; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 168 pages; Maps included in pocket attached to back board View more info