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1 (BUDGELL, Leonard) RADMORE, Claudia Coutu (ed.). Arctic Twilight : Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North
Blue Butterfly Books, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9780978160012 
(BUDGELL, Leonard). RADMORE, Claudia Coutu (ed.). Arctic Twilight : LeonardBudgell and Canada's Changing North. Edited and with an Introduction by Cl audia Coutu Radmore. (Toronto) : Blue Butterfly Books, (2009). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-469,(1),+ 32 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. “In Arctic Twilight, Leonard Budgell chronicles a traditional way of life that was changing forever, through an outpouring of remarkable letters to a much younger friend, Claudia Coutu Radmore. His pen memorably portrays everything from dancing northern lights and the nesting practices of primal birds to astonishing human adventures and predicaments. Now edited and organized by Claudia, this unique memoir sees the light of day for the first time.” - from the dj. Corners bumped, faint stain to bottom edge, else very good in dustjacket. 22.00

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2 AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. First Edition, paperback, signed.
Artful Codger Press, Kingston, 2003, ISBN:096828258x 
AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. A novel. Kingston, Ontario, Canada : The Artful Codger Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-239,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated cream card covers wtih green lettering to front cover, green and black lettering to spine. A novel by the Scottish-born, Ontario-residing author and historian. "No one could deny that Sarah Ballenden was beautiful. Northat she was elegant and charming. And as the wife of Chief Factor John Ba llenden, she was at the very pinnacle of society in the Hudson's Bay Company. She was the chatelaine, the mistress of the officers' mess at Upper FortGarry in Rupert's Land in the mid-19th Century. And she was native-born. B ut to some of the European ladies at the post it was an intolerable situation that couldn't be allowed to continue. SHe would have to be brought down.And when Sarah Ballenden became all too familiar with the handsome Irish C aptain of Militia, the ladies saw their opportunity." - from rear. Very good. Signed with inscription (though the name to whom it was inscribed has been whited-out) by Aitken on the title page. 15.00

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3 Amateur Yacht Research Society). MORWOOD, John. GUNNING, M.F. A.Y.R.S. Publication No. 36). Floats, Foils and Fluid Flows
Amateur Yacht Research Society, Hythe, Kent, 1961, 
(Amateur Yacht Research Society). Floats, Foils and Fluid Flows. Hythe, Kent: Amateur Yacht Research Society, 1961. First Printing. Pp. [1]-79,(1), including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, self-wraps cover illustration of David Rhys' triamaran. A.Y.R.S. Publication Number 36. Includes John Morwood's "Water Bicycles" (pp.46-50) and "Hydrofoil Systems", R.J. Harrington Hudson on "Tests of Model Sails in a small wind tunnel", Dr. G.F. van der Wal on "A Test Plate for Sails and Hulls", Edmond Bruce on "Techniques for Handlign Towing Tank Data", the Trifold, Triform, Orofena, Gizmo, Trifoil, Owen Dumpleton on the Garland tests and "An Anemometer for Low Wind Speeds", &c. Lightwear, nicks & creases, else good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 14.00

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4 American Neptune American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume55, No. 4, Fall, 1995
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA , 1995, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 55, No. 4, Fall, 1995. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Pp (3),288-387,(5). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue glossy card covers. Contents : An “Experimental” Voyage to China 1785-1787 (Paul E. Fontenoy). Naval History of the Ojibwa of Lake Superior (D. Peter MacLeod). The Brig Isabella: A Hudson's Bay Company Shipwreck of 1830 (James P, Delgado). Downbound: The History of the Early Great Lakes Propeller Indiana (Paul Fordythe Johnston). Very good. 10.00

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5 American Neptune GRASSBY, Richard SLOAN, Edward W. GORDON, Eleanora C. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume54, No. 4, Fall 1994
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1994, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 54, No. 4, Fall 1994. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1994. Pp (3),244-320. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Marine Painting as Fine Art: The Example of James Edward Buttersworth (by Richard Grassby, pp 245-251); The Female Sailor on the Christopher Mitchell: Fact and Fantasy (by Elizabeth A. Little, pp 252-258); The U.S.S. Kearsarge, Sixteen Irishmen, and a Dark and Stormy Night(by Edward W. Sloan, pp 259-264); The Captain as Healer: Medical Care on M erchantmen and Whalers, 1790-1865 (by Eleanora C. Gordon, pp 265-277); Periaguas in the Hudson River (by Robert Gerard. Pp 278-279); Within the Walls of New Canton : Advice to a Navy Wife. 1853 (by Joanne B.Young, pp 280-284); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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6 ANDERSON, Alexander Caulfield. Dominion at the West : A Brief Description of the Province of British Columbia, Its Climate and Resources.
2008, 
ANDERSON, Alexander Caulfield. The Dominion at the West : A Brief Description of the Province of British Columbia, Its Climate and Resources. The Government Prize Essay, 1872. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d.[ca 2008]. [Originally published Victoria, B.C., in 1872]. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-112,(2),i-xlii. 8vo, blue card covers, printed in black. A facsimile reprint of the original edition. Alexander Caulfield Anderson (1814-1884) worked for the Hudson's Bay Company between 1831 and 1854. He explored most of New Caledonia and in 1846 he pioneered a route to British Columbia's interior, known as the Brigade Trail. In 1858 he was appointed the first collector of Customs for B.C. and became the first postmaster at Victoria. “Only twenty-five copies of this book have been re-printed. On royal linen paper. This copy is No.11. “ A few minor brown spots to covers, else very good. Scarce. 100.00

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7 Arctic Development Digest) Arctic Development Digest : May/June, 1969 : Vol. 1, No. 1
Canadian Century Publishers, Montreal, 1969, 
(Arctic Development Digest). Arctic Development Digest : May/June, 1969 : Vol. 1, No. 1 . Montreal: Canadian Century Publishers, 1969. Pp. [1]-31,(1).8vo, printed stapled grey wraps. Includes: "A Stirring in the Arctic: The 20th Century's Greatest Saga?", "An Invitation to the Bold: Mining in Canada's North", "Bonanza of Arctic Oil: From Hudson Bay to Alaska", "The ArcticShelf and Sovereignty: Who owns this land?", "The Arctic Institute of Nort h America: It plays an important role in the Arctic", "Who Conquered the Northwest Passage? Why can't historians all agree?", "300 Years of Arctic Transportation: Historic voyage of the Nonsuch", and "Eskimo and Indian self-Help Programs: Canadian Arctic Producers and Other Marketing Organizations".Vg. For the issue. 10.00

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8 Arctic Journal Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Vol. 12, No. 1 toVol. 13, No. 4, March 1959 to December 1960.
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1959, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Vol. 12, No. 1 to Vol. 13, No. 4, March 1959 to December 1960. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1959-1960. Pp [1]-256,(2),[1]-280,(2),+ large folding map in rear pocket of Vol. 13, No. 2. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, greencloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Vol. 12 (1) : Bogs and Fens in the Hudson Bay Lowlands (by Hugo Sjors); Some Structural and Thermal Characteristics of Snow Shelters (by Robert W. Eisner and William O. Pruitt, Jr.); Recent Studies of the North Magnetic Dip Pole (by K. Whitham, E. I. Loomer, and E. Dawson); Freeze-Thaw Frequencies and Mechanical Weathering in Canada (by J. Keith Fraser). Vol. 12 (2) : Gravity Measurements in Alaska (by E. Thiel, N. A. Ostenso, W. E. Bonini, and G. P. Woollard); The McCall Glacier Project and its Logistics (by Robert W. Mason); Glacier Studies of the McCall Glacier, Alaska (by John E. Sater); Notes on the Geology of the McCall Valley Area (by Charles M. Keeler); Sir Edward William Parry (by R. N. Rudmose Brown). Vol. 12 (3) : The Yearly Cycle of the Mistassini Indians (byEdward S. and Jean H. Rogers); The Incubation Patch of Wild Geese: its Rec ognition and Significance (by Harold C. Hanson); Some Palaeomagnetic Measurements in Antarctica (by G. Turnbull); Snow as a Factor in the Winter Ecology of the Barren Ground Caribou (Rangifer arcticus) (by William O. Pruitt, Jr.). Vol. 12 (4) : Field Measurements of the Basal Oxygen Consumption of Atlantic Salmon Parr and Smolts (by G. Power); In Defence of a Standard Phonemic Spelling in Roman Letters for the Canadian Eskimo Language (by RaymondC. Gagné); Some Characteristics of the Climate in Forest and Tundra Region s in Alaska (by David M. Hopkins); Roald Amundsen (by Harald U. Sverdrup). Vol. 13 (1) : Behaviour and Social Organization of the Wild Bison of Wood Buffalo National Park, Canada (by W. A. Fuller); On the Importance of the Phonemic Principle in the Design of an Orthography (by Raymond C. Gagné); Arctic Ice Island and Ice Shelf Studies, Part II (by A. P. Crary). Vol. 13 (2): Photogrammetric and Glaciological Studies of Salmon Glacier (by Dieter H aumann); Carnivorous Walrus and Some Arctic Zoonoses (by Francis H. Fay); AStrain Gauge Technique for the Dynamic Measurement of Ice (by Don B.Clark) . Vol. 13 (3) : Some Regularities in the Distribution of the Vegetation in the Arctic Tundra (by V. D. Aleksandrova); The Distribution of Permafrost and its Relation to Air Temperature in Canada and the U.S.S.R. (by R. J. E. Brown); Maximum Post-Glacial Marine Submergence in Northern Melville Peninsula (by Victor W. Sim). Vol. 13 (4) : The Vegetation of Northern Manitoba V. Establishing the Major Zonation (by J. C. Ritchie); Type E Botulism: a Hazard of the North (by Claude E. Dolman); Recent Records of the California Grey Whale (Eschrichtius glaucus) along the North Coast of Alaska (by William J. Maker). Plus notes, reviews, etc. Two years (8 issues) bound together in cloth. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Institutional inkstamps, foxing to fore-edge, else very good. The bound volume for100.00

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9 Arctic Journal BOYD, Josephine W. GORDON, Bryan C. WRIGLEY, Robert E. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 27, No. 3,September 1974
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America,, 1974, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume27, No. 3, September 1974. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1 974. Pp (2),[167]-248. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Main articles : On Some White Women in the Wilds of Northern North America (by Josephine W. Boyd); Whirl Lake: a Stratified Indian Site near the Mackenzie Delta (by Bryan C. Gordon and Howard Savage); Distribution andThawing of Permafrost in the Southern Part of the Discontinuous Permafrost Zone in Manitoba (by J. Thie); Ecological Notes on Animals of the Churchil l Region of Hudson Bay (by Robert E. Wrigley); Freezeup Processes on ArcticBeaches (by A.D. Short and Wm. J. Wiseman); Radio Echo Sounding on Four Ic e Caps in Arctic Canada (by W.S.B. Paterson and R. M. Koerner); plus Short papers, Notes, and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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10 Arctic Journal DOWNES, P.G. CATCHPOLE, A.J.W. McLAREN, I.S. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 2,June 1985
Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1985, 
(Arctic Journal). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 2, June 1985. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Instituteof North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1985. Pp [i]-ii,[89]- 166. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated pale blue card covers. Of nautical interest : Ships' Log-Books, Sea Ice and the Cold Summer of1810 in Hudson Bay and its Approaches (by A.J.W. Catchpole and Marcia-Anne Faurer, pp 121-128); To Great Slave and Great Bear: P.G. Downes's Journal of Travels [by canoe] North from Ile a la Crosse in 1938 [Part I]” (R.H. Cockburn, Editor, pp 133-145). Other articles : The Aesthetic Map of the North, 1845-1859 (by I.S. MacLaren); An Identification of Environmental Disturbances from Road Developments in Subarctic Muskeg (by J.W. Pomeroy); Observations of Thick-billed Murres {Una lomvia) and Other Seabirds at Cape Parry,Amundsen Gulf, N.W.T. (by Stephen K. Johnson and John G. Ward); Northern P eople, Northern Resources, and the Dynamics of Carrying Capacity (by RobertB. Weeden); Arctic Wolf Attacks Scientist – A Unique Canadian Incident (by Stuart E. Jenness); Arctic Profiles (Richard C. Davis, Editor) : Edward Sa bine, by Trevor L Levere; George Strong Nares, by Margaret Deacon; AdolphusWashington Greely by Alden Todd; Warburton Pike, by R.H. Cockburn; plus No tes, News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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11 Arctic Journal FRASER, R.J. COACHMAN, L.K. STONE, Kirk H. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 16, No. 1,March 1963
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1963, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume16, No. 1, March 1963. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1963. Pp [1]-79,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Includes: R.J. Fraser's "Early Canadian icebreakers" (pp 2-7) - Reminisces on icebreaking vessels used in charting the Hudson Bay route prior to Worl d War I. Several were sold to the Russians for war service in arctic waters, and one, the Earl Grey, subsequently became well known as the Fedor Litke. Also, L.K. Coachman and C.A. Barnes's "The movement of Atlantic water in the Arctic Ocean" (pp 8-16); D.B.O. Savile's "Mycology in the Canadian Arctic" (pp 17-25); Kirk H. Stone's "The annual emptying of Lake George, Alaska" (pp 26-40); John A. Davies's "Net radiation studies in the Schefferville area" (pp 41-46); Troy L. Péwé's "University of Alaska Gulkana Glacier project, 1962" (pp 46-47); "The Devon Island Expedition, 1960-64" (pp 57-76); plus News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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12 ARGENT, Judtih and Stephanie KURMEY, eds. Canadian Genealogical Resources : A Guide to the Material held at Cloverdale Library. Fourteenth Edition, Signed.
Surrey Public Library, Surrey, 2003, ISBN:0969219741 
ARGENT, Judtih and Stephanie KURMEY, eds. Canadian Genealogical Resources :A Guide to the Material held at Cloverdale Library. (Surrey : Surrey Publi c Library), 2003. Fourteenth Edition. Pp. ~215. Various paginations. Large 8vo, decorated white card covers, white-lettered blue title block to front cover, black plastic comb-bound spine. Contents: Introduction; Census of Canada; Immigration and Passenger Records (38 pp., with sections on ships' names, reference lists fo Halifax, North Sydney, and Saint John passenger lists -- among others); Naturalization Records; Parish and Vital Records (including some NS, Acadian, PEI); Land Indexes and Petitions (some NB); Metis Land Claims; Estate Records; Military Records (including Loyalist and War of1812 losses claims); Hudson's Bay Company Archives Finding Aids; City Dire ctories and Telephone Books; Genealogical Periodicals; Genealogy Vertical File; Other Resources; Glossary; Index. Very good. Signed by Argent on the title page. 20.00

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13 ATHERTON, William Henry Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the French Regime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three: Biographical
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Montreal, 1914, 
ATHERTON, William Henry. Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the FrenchRegime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three : Biographical. Montreal: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914. IN THREE VOLUMES. I: Pp. (4),[iii]-xxv,(1),[1]-450,(2), portrait frontispiece, + 88 leaves of plates; II: Pp. (4),iii-xxvi,1-673,(3), + 84 leaves of plates; III: Pp. (4),5-686, including 112 leaves of plates. Copiously illustrated. 4to, half black leather with pebbled bluish-green boards with four raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, all edges marbled, with greenmarbled endpapers. Atherton (b. November 15, 1867 - d. July 6, 1950). Cont ents: Volume 1: 1. Hochelaga; 2. Colonization: Under the early trading companies of New France; 3. The Great Sault: Champlain the first trader; 4. Colonization: under the company of One Hundred Associates; 5. Montreal: The company of Notre Dame de Montreal; 6. Ville Marie: Founded by Pauld e Chomedey de Maisonneuve; 7. Progress and War; 8. Critical Years: Lambert Closse, Commandant; 9. The Second Foundation of Montreal: The Great Reinforcement of1653; 10. Iroquois and Jesuits: The Departure of the Jesuits; 11. The Comi ng of the Suplicians, 1657; 12. The New Reinforcement of Montreal: The Coming of Laval; 13. How Montreal Saved New France: Dollard's exploit at the Long Sault; 14. Hostilities and Losses; 15. The Sovereign Council and the Seigneurs of the Island: Great Changes, physical and political; 16. The Recallof de Maisonneuve; 17. The Subdual of the Iroquois: The end of the Heroic Age; 18. The Feudal System Established: The Seigneurs of the Montreal District; 19. Economical Progress: Industries, trade and labour; 20. Colonization and Population; 21. Expeditions from Montrael; La Salle, Dollier de Casson, de Courcelles; 22. Education; 23. Garrison Life -- Slackening Morals; 24. Notable Losses; 25. Town Planning and Architecture: The foundation of theParish Church and Bon Secours Chapel; 26. Altercations: Frontenac's First Term of Governorship: i. The Rival Governors, ii. Church and State, iii. The Governor, the Intendant and the Sovereign Council; 27. Trade at Montreal Under Frontenac and Perrot; 28. War Again, the Iroquois, New York and Hudson's Bay; The Governments of De La Barre and Denonville; 29. Iroquois Revenge: Denonville's Treachery and the Massacre of Lachine; 30. Montreal Prowessat Home and Abroad: Frontenac's second term of government; 31. Social, Civ il and Religious Progress; 32. The Great Indian Peace Signed at Montreal. The Foundation of Detroit: The Governmentof de Callieres; 33. From the Treaty fo Ryswick to the Treaty of Utrecht, Queen Anne's War: Montreal saved by land and water; 34-36. Half a Century of Peace and Progress: Civic Side Lights; 37. Education--Primary, Secondary and Technical: A record from 1657-1760; 38. The General Hospital of Montreal under Madame d'Youville; 39. Montreal Military Headquarters: The final strugle for supremacy -- The Seven Years. 1756-1763 -- The Campaign of 1756 (Oswego) -- The Winter at Montreal; 40. The Campaign of 1657: The Siege of William Henry -- Winter Gayety and Gaunt Famine; 41. The Victory of Carillon: A Winter of gayety and foreboding;42. The Fall fo Quebec: Montreal the seat of government; 43. The Fall of M ontreal: The Capitulation. With appendices. Volume Two: 1. The Exodus from Montreal; 2. The Interregnum: Military Government; 3. The Definitive Treatyof Paris: The New Civil Government; 4. Civic Government under Justices of the Peace; 5. The Preliminary Struggle for an Assembly: The British Merchants of Montreal; 6. The Quebec Act of 1774: The Noblesse of the District of Montreal; 7. The Revolutionary War of 1775: Montreal the seat of discontent; 8. Montreal Besieged: The Second Capitulation; 9. Montreal, an American City Seven Months Under Congress: The Congress Army evacuates Montreal; 10. The Assembly at Last; The Constitutional Act of 1791; 11. The Fur Traders of Montreal: The Great North West Company; 12. French Revolutionary Designs:Montreal the seat of Jacobinism; 13. The American Invasion of 1812: Montre al and Chateauguay: French Canadian Loyality; 14. Side Lights of Social Progress; 15 Bureaucracy vs Democracy: The Proposed Union of the Canadas; 16. Murmurs of Revolution: Race and Class Antagonism; 17. Montreal in the Throes of Civil War; 18. Proclamation of the Union: Home Rule for the Colony; 19. Responsible Government under the Union; 20. The Municipality of Montreal;21. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under the Union; 22. Constitutional Life Under Confederation: Federal and Provincial Influence; 23. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under Confederation; 25. Religious Denominations; 26. School System of Montreal Before the Cess ion; 27. The School System after the Union: The Rise of the 'school commissions of Montreal'; 28. University Development: i. M'gill University, ii. Laval University; 29. General Culture: i. The Library Movement, ii. Literary and Learned Societies, iii. Artistic Associations; 30. National Origins of the Population; 31. Public Safety Services: Fighting Fire -- Darkness -- Floods -- Drought; 32. Law and Order: Jails -- Police Services -- Courthouse -- Law Officers; 33. Hospitals; 34. Sociological Movements; 35. Commercial History Before the Union; 36. Commercial History since the Union: The rise of modern manufacturers and industries; 37. Finance: Montreal banking and insurance bodies; 38. Transportation: i. Shipping -- Early and Modern, ii. The Development of Montreal Shipping (Sailing Vessels, Steam Vessels, Atlantic Liners) (pp. 569-584); 39. Transportation; 40. Transportation by Rail: Montreal and the railways of Canada; 41. Transportation by Road: i. The Ancient and Modern Postal Service of Montreal, ii. Street Transportation; 42. City Improvement from the Cession: Under Justices of the Peace; 43. Citiy Improvement after the Union: Under the Municipality; 44. City Improvement since Confederation: The Rise of Metropolitan Montreal. Volume Three: includesmany dozens of brief biographical sketches. Ex-libris Montreal collector A lberti G. Nicholls, with his bookplate to front pastedown of volume one. Very light shelfwear, name to ffep of v.1, else a very good, tight set. 500.00

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14 ATKINSON, Rick Long Gray Line : The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966. 1st USin dj
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1989, 
ATKINSON, Rick. The Long Gray Line. [dustjackets adds : The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966]. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989. First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(3),[1]-592,+ 24 pp.photos. 8vo, grey paper-covered boards, blue cloth spine. "Theirs was the dream of all young men : tobecome heroes. Inspired by John E Kennedy's call to serve the nation, the West Point class of 1966 first gathered above the Hudson River on a glorious afternoon in July 1962. But as the cadets swore their oath of allegiance,they could not begin to imagine the dark journey that lay ahead. The Long Gray Line is the true story of that journey, an epic tale about an extraordinary generation of military officers and the women they loved. This spellbinding narrative brings to life a rich cast of characters, including Douglas MacArthur, William Westmoreland, and a score of other memorable figures. Yet the story is told primarily through the lives of three classmates. JackWheeler, whose intelligence is surpassed only by his idealism, comes from a long line of soldiers, but gradually he discovers that he lacks any real appetite for the bloody art of war. Brash and impetuous Tom Carhart aspiresto wear a general's stars, yet he is haunted by bad luck and his stubborn refusal to compromise his principles. George Crocker, born to lead troops through the dark of night, becomes ever more proficient as a warrior, and his story is the story of the Army over the past quarter century. Rick Atkinson tracks the men of '66 through their high-spirited cadet years and into the fires of Vietnam, where dozens of them died and hundreds more grew disillusioned. During the hard peace that followed, they resigned from the Army in record numbers, only to find that civilian life offered no easy answers either. West Point - an institution of mythic proportions - remained a powerful influence in their lives, even as the academy itself weathered a period of profound change. The tragic war, a shameful cneating scanda, the divisive questioning of the ideals upon which the academy had stood for nearly two centuries — all shook West Point to its foundation, forcing soldiers andciivilians alike to reconsider the. role of the military in a democratic s ociety. Brilliantly conceived and eloquently written, The Long Gray Line tells a deeply affecting story that spans twenty-five turbulent years. The West Point class of 1966 straddled a fault line in American history, and thismasterly book speaks for a generation about innocence, patriotism, and the price we pay for our dreams." - from the dj. Owner's blindsatmp on endpape r, else very good in like dj.

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15 ATWOOD, Mae. TRAILL, Walter J.S. Dawn Across Canada : From Oxcart to Railway in Ten Years.
Morriss Publishing, Victoria, B.C., 1986, ISBN:0919202698 
ATWOOD, Mae. Dawn Across Canada : From Oxcart to Railway in Ten Years. Victoria, B.C.: Morriss Publishing, 1986. Pp [1]-216,+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. A biography of Walter J.S. Traill (1847-1932), a fur trader for the Hudson's Bay Company and youngest son of Catherine Parr Traill. Contents : 1. The first carload of wheat. 2. Steamer Selkirk. 3. Robert Campbell. 4. Steamer Dakota. 5. Buying flour. 6. Spring 1873. 7. Red Lake Post. 8. Floods. 9. A sprained ankle. 10. Men who built theCPR. 11. Toronto and New York. Very good. 15.00

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16 BACK, George) HOUSTON, C.Stuart, (ed.) MacLAREN, I.S. FRANKLIN, John Arctic Artist : The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822. First Edition in dustjacket
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal / Kingston, 1994, ISBN:0773511814 
(BACK, George). HOUSTON, C.Stuart, (ed.). Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822. Montreal / Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994. First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xxviii,[1]-403,(1), including plates (many of which are in colour). Maps in text. 4to, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Commentary by I.S. MacLaren. A handsome piece of book production. ""Arctic Artist" is the liveliest and most complete account of Sir John Franklin's tragic first expeditionto the Arctic. George Back's prose captures the drama of the journey, whil e his superb watercolour sketches reveal the beauty and wonder of this northern land. Published for the first time, this is the complete text of Back's journal. "Arctic Artist" completes Stuart Houston's trilogy of the journals of Franklin's officers, and isl is particularly valuable because it is the only one that records the entire expedition; Franklin himself relied on it for his own published account of the journey. Both the journal and Back's earlier notes have been edited by Houston, who provides an introduction and extensive annotations, as well as synopses of the frank comments regarding the expedition recorded in the various journals of the Hudson's Bay fur trade posts. I.S. MacLaren's commentary on Back's paintings reveals a midshipman-artist of exceptional talent. Conversant with the artistic conventions and aesthetic temper of his age, Back used his sketch-books not only to depict the expedition's progress but also to capture his imaginative response to the northern wilderness. MacLaren edits and comments on two other documents written by Back during the expedition: a candid letter to his brotherand a poem dramatizing the disaster that claimed the lives of eleven of th e twenty explorers in Franklin's party." - from the dj flap. Sections : 1. Stromness to York Factory; 2. York Factory to Cumberland House; 3. Cumberland House to Fort Carlton; 4. Fort Carlton to Fort Chipewyan; 5. Fort Chipewyan to Fort Enterprise; 6. To Point Lake and Return; 7. Fort Enterprise to Fort Chipewyan; 8. Fort Chipewyan to Fort Enterprise; 9. Preparations To Leave Fort Enterprise; 10. Descent of the Coppermine River; 11. Exploring theArctic Coastline; 12. Point Turnagain to Obstruction Rapids; 13. Obstructi on Rapids to Moose Deer Island; 14. Great Slave Lake to York Factory. Appendices : 1. George Back's Letter to His Brother Charles, 25 May 1820; 2. Back's Poem; 3. The Franklin Expedition as Recorded in Hudson's Bay Company Post Journals; 4. Back's Obituary in the Stockport Advertiser. With Notes andIndex. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

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17 BAIRD, P. D. Beaver, September 1949) BLANCHET, Guy H. DUNN, James Taylor Expeditions to the Arctic. An article in The Beaver: A Magazine for the North, September 1949
Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, MB, 1949, 
BAIRD, P. D. "Expeditions to the Arctic". An article in The Beaver: A Magazine for the North, September 1949, pp.44-48. Winnipeg, MB: Hudson's Bay Company, 1949. Pp. (1)-52, including covers. Illustrated Double column. 4to, illustrated stapled red wraps. Also of nautical interest: Guy H. Blanchet's "Thelewy-aza-yeth" (pp. 8-11), and James Taylor Dunn's "Nipigon Fisherwoman". Rubbed, a bit musty, pp. 25-28 loose but present, else vg. For the issue. 20.00

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18 BAIRD, Pat Northward Journal 39) HOUSTON, James Pat Baird's Arctic Journal, 1938-1939
Penumbra Press, Moonbeam, ON, 1986, 
BAIRD, Pat. "Pat Baird's Arctic Journal, 1938-1939" . An article in Northward Journal: A Quarterly of Northern Arts, Number 39, pp. 5-24. Moonbeam, ON: Penumbra Press, 1986. Pp. 59. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Baird's account of his time spent in the Northwest Territories and the Hudson Bay area in the late-1930s. Includes a cartoon by James Houston. Also includes non-nautical-related works by Yves Theriault, Juan Gallegos, Rosemary Sullivan, Dermot McCarthy, and Rob Kenter. Vg. For the issue. 10.00

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19 BARBEAU, Marius MACDONALD, Thoreau Mountain Cloud. First Edition in dj.
Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1944, 
BARBEAU, Marius. Mountain Cloud. Toronto: Macmillan Company of Canada, 1944. First Edition. Pp. [1]-300. Illustrated by Thoreau Macdonald, maps to ffep, rfep and paste-downs. 8vo, tan cloth covers with brown illustration and lettering to spine and front. Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 989. Charles Marius Barbeau (b. March 5, 1883, Ste-Marie-de-Beauce Québec -d. February 27, 1969, Ottawa), Canadian anthropologist, ethnologist and fo lklorist. "In Canada's northern wilderness beyond the mountains, and beyondyet more mountains was Glenlyon, where in the middle decades of the last c entury, Pierre Cadieux and his Scottish partner were stationed as fur traders for the Hudson's Bay Company. This is the story of Pierre Cadieux and how he tried to bend his Indian wife to civilized life, but by gradual change, it was he, as the years went by, who accepted the Indian ways." -from thedj. Inscription in ink to inside page, name in ink to ffep, soiling to rea r cover, rear top corner turned in, else vg in chipped dj. 45.00

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20 BARKER, Bertram North of '53. 1st in dj
Methuen, London, 1934, 
BARKER, Bertram. North of '53 : The Adventures of a Trapper and Prospector in the Canadian Far North. With twenty illustrations and an endpaper map. L.: Methuen, (1934). Pp. 242, frontis., + 11 p. of plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his time spent trapping in the Canadian north. Includes a section about the wreck of his ship, the Bright Fan, and the crew's eventual rescue by a Canadian ice-breaker. Foxing to edges, else vg in edgeworn dj (tape-repaired tear to top spine). 50.00

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