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Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada, ADAMS, A.Leith
1 ADAMS, A.Leith Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada
Henry S. King, London, 1873, 
ADAMS, A.Leith. Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural Historyof Eastern Canada. London : Henry S. King & Co., 1873. Pp (6), vii-xvi, [1 ]-333, (1), (1, adv.), (1), frontis., 2 maps (1 fldg), 1 geological cross-section plate. 8vo, original pressed green cloth, gilt to spine. Waterston 138. "British surgeon-major Adams was ordered to New Brunswick from Malta. Here he explored and recorded wildlife and geology on the Restigouche and Miramichi and St.John Rivers. He quotes his seasonal observations during wilderness wanderings over a three-year period." - Waterston p.138. par Much onnative people, birds, trout, moose, deer, &c. Among the running haeds (ind icating short sections) are University of New Brunswick, Extermination of the Native Animals, Effects of the Climate on Europeans, Leprosy among the French Settlers of Tracadie, The Monster of Lake Utopia, A Backwood Shanty and its Inmates, Strange Mode of Decoying Wild Fowl, and Ludicrous Occurenceat an Inn. Original spine expertly relaid, a very attractive copy, with th e book label of a Kansas City Jost. 225.00

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Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada , ADAMS, A.Leith
2 ADAMS, A.Leith Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada
Henry S. King, 1873, 
ADAMS, A.Leith. Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern Canada. L.: Henry S. King & Co., 1873. Pp (6), vii-xvi, [1]-333, (1), (1, adv.), (1), frontis., 2 maps (1 fldg), 1 geological cross-section plate. 8vo, original pressed green cloth, gilt to spine. "British surgeon-major Adams was ordered to New Brunswick from Malta. Here he explored and recorded wildlife and geology on the Restigouche and Miramichi and St.John Rivers. He quotes his seasonal observations during wilderness wanderings over a three-year period." - Waterston p.138. par Much on native people, birds, trout, moose, deer, &c. Among the running haeds (indicating short sections) are University of New Brunswick, Extermination of the Native Animals, Effects of the Climate on Europeans, Leprosy among the French Settlers of Tracadie, The Monster of Lake Utopia, A Backwood Shanty and its Inmates, Strange Mode of Decoying Wild Fowl, and Ludicrous Occurence at an Inn. Cocked, edgeworn, hinges cracked, else vg. 175.00

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3 ADAMS, Frank Dawson Origin of Springs and Rivers
Helsingfors, 1928, 
ADAMS, Frank Dawson. The Origin of Springs and Rivers : An Historical Review. Helsinki: Helsingfors, 1928. Printed in Finland. Pp. 16 + 2 plates. 8vo, white printed self wraps. Unopened. Fennia 50, No. 1. Head of spine bumped, slight rubbing to edges, small inked notation to front, else vg. 20.00

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4 ADAMSON, Hans Christian Keepers of the Lights : The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas. inscribed, no dj.
Greenberg, New York, 1955, 
ADAMSON, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. [dj adds: The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas]. NewYork : Greenberg, Publisher, (1955). First Edition. Pp xviii,(2),[3]-430 + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. United States Coast Guard Annotated B ibliography (1982) p.5. A history and survey of aids to navigation in the United States: from Old Boston Light to the development of Loran; from Alaska to Texas. "[...] fills a long-standing and conspicuous vacancy in the saga of Uncle Sam against the sea. It blends the fascinating account of the evolution of devices that guide maritime traffic along our shores, on our rivers and the Great Lakes, into one fast-moving, colorful and informative story. It constitutes a heroic record of men and women who, until 1938, tendedthe lights afloat and ashore, and since then, of the snappy and alert youn gsters of the United States Coast Guard. As a vehicle for sea-stories, thisbook is unique in that it deals with the perils mariners meet, not in the deep, but in the shallow and reef-filled waters on storm-blown shores." - from the dj. Sections : 1. Mariners' Guards and Guides; 2. New England, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware; 3. Southern and Gulf Shores; 4. The West Coast States; 5. Arctic Lights and Treasure Islands; 6. Mississippi, Great Lakes, and St. Lawrence; 7. Old and New Aids to Navigation. With appendix (annotated list of lighthouses and other stations) and index. Inscription by author, slightly cocked, else good. 35.00

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5 Africa) Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together with a Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, Lakes and Mountains of the "Dark Continen
James Sangster and Co., London, 1890, 
(Africa). Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together witha Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, L akes and Mountains of the "Dark Continent." London : James Sangster and Co., n.d. [1890?]. Pp (6),[5]-396, frontispiece. Numerous wood engravings in text (some full-page). Large 8vo, lavender cloth, front board and spine illustrated and lettered in gilt, black and red. Contents : Introduction. 1. Adventures of James Bruce—Adventures of Mungo Park—The Niger Expedition, and its Failure. 2. Samuel Crowther, the Negro Missionary—Captain Burton's Criticisms—Speke and the Victoria Nyanza—Sir Roderick Murchison-Baker and the Albert Nyanza. 3. Great Revival of Religion—Missions Resulting from it—The Remarkable Career of James Wilson-The "Duff"—Martyn, Morrison, Patteson, Heber, Williams, Smith, and Moffat. 4. David Livmgstone—His Birth—Hardships ofhis Career—Resolves to be a Missionary—Goes to Ongar—Arrives at the Cape—H istory of the Country and its Inhabitants. 5. Adventure with a Lion—Missionary Wanderings— The Bakwains — Sechele — Description of the Country—The Boers. 6. Missionary Work—Relics of Animal Worship—Removal to Chonuane—Baptismof Sechele—Ravages of the Tsetse—A Pleasant River Trip—Discovery of Lake N gami. 7. Livingstone and the Great Chief Sebituane - He Mourns his Death - Discovery of th Zambesi in Mid-Africa - The Suppression of Slavery—Return to the Cape. 8. Journey of Exploration— Kuruman—Sechele—Sekeletu—Flora and Fauna—Life amongst the Natives—Female Chieftains Interviewed—A faint Tradition of the Deluge. 9. Journeyings continued—At Shinte's Village — Native Smiths—Bechuana Vocabulary - Difficulties in the Way—The Ocean Reached—What they said in England. 10. At Loanda— Monteiro's Description of the West Coast—The Journey back—Arrival at Linyanti—Results of the Journey. 11. Moffat inwSearch of Livingstone—Affecting Meeting with a Dropsical King—Brave and H onourable Conduct of Natives—Stores for Livingstone safely deposited. 12. Off to the East Coast - The Victoria Falls - Threatening Attitude of Natives- Sekwebu's Suicide—The Gospel of Commerce. 13. The Return of Livingstone— His Reception in London, Manchester, and other Centres - Prospects of Mission Work. 14. A Great Farewell Meeting—Setting out again for Africa—A DeadlyRegion—Hippopotami Hunters—A Climb over Burning Rocks. 15. Up the Shire - Animal Life on the River—Discuvery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa - The Brewing of African Beer—Funerals and Wedding Processions. 16. At t the Victoria Falls—A Royal Leper—Natives Discuss the Resurrection—Narrow Escape from aTerrible Whirlpool—Livingstone Lost by his Party—A Storm on Lake Nyassa. 1 7. The Return of the Wanderer—Publication of the "Zambesi and its Tributaries - Setting out to Africa for the Last Time. 18. Henry Stanley's Early History - The "New York Herald" Expedition—Its Equipment at Zanzibar - A Marchto the Land of the Moon. 19. Stanley describes Livingstone — They Feast to gether — Stanley's Return — Lieutenant Cameron's Travels and Adventures. 20. Death of Livingstone—Arrival of the Body at Southampton—Impressive Reception - Funeral at Westminster Abbey, 21. Emin Pasha.—The Relief Expedition—Privations and Sufferings on the March—Meeting with Emin—Stanley's Return for the Rearguard—Homeward March—Accident to Emin - Stanley's Safe Arrival atZanzibar—Telegram from the Queen. 22. Gordon and Emin Pasha—Gordon's Early Career—He goes to the Crimea—Chinese Gordon—In the Soudan—The Two Heroes—G ordon's Death. Cloth rubbed and edgeworn, title page detaching, with two first prize for attendance bookplates dated 1891, else good. 50.00

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6 Aitken, John Above the Tay Bridges.
John Aitken, 1986, ISBN:0950715727 
Aitken, John. Above the Tay Bridges. Montrose: The author, 1986. Pp 60. Illustrated with a map and numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. "This book contains history, trade, matters of general interest in the river and includes numerous personal recollections by the author of his young days on and along the River Tay." -from the cover. The text is very well supported by illustrations. Very good. 25.00

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7 ALCOCK, Frederick J Churchill River. Reprinted from The Geographical Review, Vol. II, December,1916
Geographical Review, 1963, 
ALCOCK, Frederick J. The Churchill River. Reprinted from The Geographical Review, Vol. II, December, 1916, No. 6, pp 433-448. Illustrated. Map. Large 8vo, printed grey stapled card covers. Rubbed, edgeworn and browned, tears to spine, penned name, else good. 25.00

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8 ALLEN, C.R.K. Mskegooakade [Marshlands] Reprinted from the Journal of Education,
Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax , 1981, 
ALLEN, C.R.K. Mskegooakade [cover adds: Marshlands]. (Halifax : Nova ScotiaMuseum, 1981). Pp [1]-8. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated gree n stapled card covers. Reprinted from the Journal of Education, Vol. 7, No.1, January, 1981. About the salt marshes which fringe the estuaries of the Chebogue and Tusket rivers in southwestern Nova Scotia. Very good. 10.00

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9 Almanac Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. 1761 The Tenth Edition.
Printed for T. Jefferys, London, 1760, 
(Almanac). A Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for T. Jefferys, [...], [1760]. Pp (4),[1]-25,(1),1-185,(1). Ill ustrated with 25 pages of Coats of Arms. Small 8vo, full brown calf. Of nautical interest : IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of allthe Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respe ctive Commissions, and the Pay of every Man on board (pp 129-151). Containing, I. Correct Lists of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places under the Government, Family Connections, and Places of residence. II. Lists of the Great Officers of State, Officers of the Household of his Majesty, D. Of York, the Princess Dowager, the Duke, &c. III. Officers belonging to all the public Offices in England, with their Business and Salaries; a copious List of the Army, the Field Officers, with their Pay, and where stationed. IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of all the Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respective Commissions, and the Pay of every Manon board. V. The trading Companies, Hospitals and Charities, with an Accou nt of their first Institutions. Also, The Establishment of Scotland : Peers, Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges, and Commissioners. The Establishment of Ireland : Peers and Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges and Commissioners. With the Arms of all the Peers of Great Britain andIreland, not to be met with in any other Book of this Kind. To which is ad ded, A Map of the Coast and Rivers of France, neatly engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to his Majesty. Heavy wear to calf, covers detached, foxed, LACKING MAP, penned name and numbers, else good only. As is. 100.00

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10 ALUNIK, Ishmael Call Me Ishmael : Memories of Ishmael Alunik, Inuvialuk Elder
Kolausok Ugblaaq Enterprises, Inuvik, NWT , 1998, ISBN:096845710X 
ALUNIK, Ishmael. Call Me Ishmael : Memories of Ishmael Alunik, Inuvialuk Elder. Inuvik, Northwest Territories, : Kolausok Ugblaaq Enterprises, 1998. First Printing. Pp (3),4-99,(1). Illustrated 8vo, white & grey cardcovers. Cover subtitle : Memories of an Inuvialuk Elder. Contents : Introduction : Inuvialuit: A Brief History (pp.4-22) by Uluksuk. Our Name is Inuit; How Tulugak Stole the Sun; Tulugak and His Cousin; The Way Inupiat Lived Before White Men Came to the Arctic; The Story of the Flood; The Legend of Super Little Man; Short, True Stories told by Inupiat and Inuvialuit; A Story of a Caribou Hunt; Make Bows, Arrows and Fire; How limit make Umiaks and Kayaks; Fishing and Hunting on Lakes, Rivers and the Ocean Shore; Caribou-Horn Bows; How William Kuptana hunted Polar Bears; How to Snare Rabbits, Ptarmigan and Moose; Inuit Houses; Caribou Used for Many Things; Boots from Caribou Legs and Seal Skins; Indian & Inuvialuit Confrontations; Navigating by Stars,Moon and Snowdrifts; Ishmael, Yesterday and Today. Very good. 40.00

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11 American Heritage) ANDRIST, Ralph K. MITCHELL, C. Bradford Steamboats on the Mississippi
American Heritage, New York, 1962, 
(American Heritage). Steamboats on the Mississippi. By the editors of American Heritage; Narrative by Ralph K. Andrist; in consultation with C. Bradford Mitchell. New York : American Heritage, 1962. Sixth Printing Pp 153. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated cloth covered boards. In the American Heritage Junior Library series. Edgeworn, else very good. 15.00

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12 ANDERSON, Gary J. and Ann E. BRIMER BRIMER, Ann E. Salar : The Story of the Atlantic Salmon. cloth. limited edition, signed
1976, 
ANDERSON, Gary.J. and Ann E. BRIMER. Salar : The Story of the Atlantic Salmon. (N.pl.: "Published in cooperation with The Atlantic Salmon Association and The International Atlantic Salmon Foundation", 1976). Printed by Earl Whynot & Associates Limited, Halifax. Pp (8),[1]-74,(4). Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth. Five chapters: The Atlantic Salmon in History; Life of the Atlantic Salmon; Salmon Rivers and the Balance of Life; Salmon Fishing; Conservation. Illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. Brimer is a Halifax native.Limited first edition - no.40 of 150 copies signed by both authors. A very good copy. 150.00

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13 ANDERSON, Gary J. and Ann E. BRIMER BRIMER, Ann E. Salar : The Story of the Atlantic Salmon. pbk
Atlantic Salmon Association and The International Atlantic Salmon Foundation, St Andrews, NB, 1976, ISBN:0969066601 
ANDERSON, Gary.J. and Ann E. BRIMER. Salar : The Story of the Atlantic Salmon. (St. Andrews, NB: "Published in cooperation with The Atlantic Salmon Association and The International Atlantic Salmon Foundation", 1976). Printedby Earl Whynot & Associates Limited, Halifax. Pp. (8),[1]-74,(2). Illustra ted (some of which are in colour). Triple column. Large oblong 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. 5 chapters: The Atlantic Salmon in History; Life of the Atlantic Salmon; Salmon Rivers and the Balance of Life; Salmon Fishing;Conservation. Illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. Brimer is a Halifa x native. Out of print. Faint cover creasing, short tear to title page, else very good. 20.00

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14 ANDERSON, Gary SUTTON, Ed Atlantic Salmon & The Fly Fisherman. as is in dj
Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1985, 
ANDERSON, Gary. Atlantic Salmon & The Fly Fisherman. Sketches by Ed Sutton.Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1985). Pp (14),[1]240,(2) + 8 p. of col or photos. 4to, navy cloth. 20 chapters in 5 sections. In the section Whereto Fish: Chapter 9: Rivers of Newfoundland and Labrador (pp.99-109). 10.Th e Varied Rivers of Nova Scotia 110-121); 11.The Mighty Miramichi (pp.122-137); also short sections on P.E.I. and other N.B. rivers in Chapter 13. Chapters 3 to 8 on technique; 14 to 16 "Fishing Experiences"; 17.Sharing the Salmon: Issues and Policies [commercial fishing, Native Indian fishery, poaching, &c]; 18.Salmon Conservation and Enhancement; 19.Cooking the Catch. With a bibliography and an index. Out of print. Dampstaining to bottom edge, smalll dampspot to fore-edge, as is in in nicked, lightly dampstained dust jacket. 30.00

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15 ANGUS, Colin MULGREW, Ian. Amazon Extreme : Three Men, a Raft, and the World's Most Dangerous River. in dj.
Stoddart, Toronto, 2001, 
ANGUS, Colin. Amazon Extreme : Three Men, a Raft, and the World's Most Dangerous River. With Ian Mulgrew. (Toronto): Stoddart, (2001). Pp 208, [16] ppplates. 8vo, blue cloth. An account of three men's attempt to navigate the Amazon, from its headwaters to the sea, in a rubber raft. Vg in dj. 20.00

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Anza Conquers the Desert : The Anza Expeditions from Mexico to California and the Founding of San Francisc 1774 to 1776.  in dj, ANZA, Juan Bautista de]. POURADE, Richard F. POURADE, Richard F.
16 ANZA, Juan Bautista de]. POURADE, Richard F. POURADE, Richard F. Anza Conquers the Desert : The Anza Expeditions from Mexico to California and the Founding of San Francisc 1774 to 1776. in dj
Copley Press, 1971, ISBN:0378028510 1971 0378028510 / 9780378028516 
[ANZA, Juan Bautista de]. POURADE, Richard F. Anza Conquers the Desert : The Anza Expeditions from Mexico to California and the Founding of San Francisco 1774 to 1776. San Diego : The Copley Press, (1971). First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-viii,(2),3-216. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, rose cloth with small pictoral onlay to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. With map end-papers.

Richard (Frederick?) Pourade (b. ca 1909, Mexico), historian, editor emeritus of The San Diego Union.

Juan Bautista de Anza Bezerra Nieto (b. July 6/7, 1736, Fronteras, Sonora, Mexico - d. December 19, 1788, Arizpe, Mexico).

Juan Bautista de Anza is credited with opening an overland route from Northern Mexico to California, forging through some of the most inhospitable land in America at the time, in particular, the Great Desert.

Sections:

Book I. The Road of the Devil :
An Unclaimed Empire -
Challenge of the Desert -
Triumph of a Trail.

Book II. The Promise of the Land :
Colonists for California -
Down the Gila River -
World of the Colorado -
Drama in the Snow -
The Sun of San Gabriel.

Book III. The City on the Hills :
The San Francisco Colony -
Heritage of a Desert Crossing.
With index.

Very good in unclipped dustjacket (with a few light spots to the jacket). 40.00


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17 ARCHER, Laurel. Northern Saskatchewan Canoe Trips : A Guide to Fifteen Wilderness Rivers. 1st printing
Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 2003, ISBN:1-55046-369-1 
ARCHER, Laurel. Northern Saskatchewan Canoe Trips : A Guide to Fifteen Wilderness Rivers. (Erin, ON.): The Boston Mills Press, (2003). First Printing.Pp 240, including numerous maps and tables to text + [8] pp of colour plat es. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Wilderness adventurer Laurel Archer guides you on 15 river trips, along both well-traveled and less-traveled routes, with detailed descriptions, maps and sage advice on low-and high-floe areas, rapids, portages, campsites and special attractions[...] A comparative chart of all the rivers indicates which ones are best suited to your interests and skill level." from the cover. Very good. 12.00

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18 ARSENAULT, Chris. Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the War at Home.
Fernwood Publishing, Halifax & Winnipeg , 2009, ISBN:9781552662960 
ARSENAULT, Chris. Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the Warat Home. Halifax & Winnipeg : Fernwood Publishing, (2009). Second Printing . Pp (8),1-115,(5). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The village of Enniskillen, a sleepy cluster of a few dozen houses in New Brunswick’s Queens County, has never been invaded by a foreign power. But during the 1950s to 1970s, the village was ground zero for a different kind of offensive, this one launched by the American and Canadian military against its own people with the deadly dioxin Agent Orange. Between 1956 and 1984 the Canadian military and its private subcontractors sprayed more than 1 million litres of rainbow herbicides around New Brunswick. The American military was invited to test Agent Purple and other toxins on Canadian soil after the chemicals had been banned by the U.S. Congress. This is the story of a war coming home; a story of the military and economic currents that allowed Agent Orange to blow through trees and into rivers in New Brunswick. More than anything, it’s a story of soldiers, civilians and local residents who blew back against the government and companies who poisoned them." - from the back cover. Very good. 9.00

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19 ARSENAULT, Chris. Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the War at Home.
Fernwood Publishing, Halifax & Winnipeg, 2009, ISBN:9781552662960 
ARSENAULT, Chris. Blowback : A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the Warat Home. Halifax & Winnipeg : Fernwood Publishing, (2009). First Printing. Pp (8),1-115,(5). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated card covers. " The village of Enniskillen, a sleepy cluster of a few dozen houses in New Brunswick’s Queens County, has never been invaded by a foreign power. But during the 1950s to 1970s, the village was ground zero for a different kind of offensive, this one launched by the American and Canadian military against its own people with the deadly dioxin Agent Orange. Between 1956 and 1984the Canadian military and its private subcontractors sprayed more than 1 m illion litres of rainbow herbicides around New Brunswick. The American military was invited to test Agent Purple and other toxins on Canadian soil after the chemicals had been banned by the U.S. Congress. This is the story ofa war coming home; a story of the military and economic currents that allo wed Agent Orange to blow through trees and into rivers in New Brunswick. More than anything, it’s a story of soldiers, civilians and local residents who blew back against the government and companies who poisoned them." - from the back cover. Review copy stamp (with penned reviewer name and price), else very good. 10.00

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20 ATKINSON, Brian. Miramichi : River of Character. First Edition in dustjacket
Goose Lane Editions / MC2 Marketing Inc., Fredericton / Miramichi, 2009, ISBN:9780864925350 
ATKINSON, Brian. Miramichi : River of Character. Photography by Brian Atkinson. Text by Joanne Cadogan. Introduction by David Adams Richards. (Fredericton) : Goose Lane Editions / (Miramichi) : MC2 Marketing Inc., (2009). First Printing. Pp [1]-143,(1). Illustrated in Colour. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth,silver lettering to front board and spine. “This richly illustrated volume brings the character of the Miramichi River to life, revealing the determi ned originality and vibrant spirit of its people. Here you'll meet loggers,musicians, guides, craftspeople, a remarkable brother and sister, the owne r of a bait shop, survivors of the Escuminac Disaster, and a guy who'd be glad to pour you a pint. Of all the characters asembled here, the mightiest of all, suffusing the people of this region with that tincture that makes them unique, is the river itself.” - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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