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1-800-Moncton. An article on call centres in Canadian Geographic, Vol.115, No.4, July/August 1995

By: CORMIER, Michael. Canadian Geographic, Vol. 115, No. 4 BUTALA, Sharon GILLMORE, Don

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographic, Vanier, Ontario, 1995,:

Seller ID: 83342


CORMIER, Michael. "1-800-Moncton." An article on call centres in Canadian Geographic, Vol.115, No.4, July/August 1995, pp 24-34, with photos by André Gallant. Vanier, Ontario : Canadian Geographic, 1995. Pp [1]-82. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Also, Sharon Butala's "Saskatchewan's Treasured Baadlands" (pp 36-44); Don Gillmore's "Promised Land" [Underground Railway] (pp 46-55); David F. Pelly's "Treasures of an Arctic Artist" [sketchbooks of explorer George Black] (pp 56-62). Very good to fine. For the issue 5.00 View more info

2182 kHz : a novel. 1st US pr in dj

By: MASIEL, David.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 2002, ISBN:0375506063:

Seller ID: 80275


MASIEL, David. 2182 kHz : a novel. New York : Random House, (2002). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-294,(2). 8 vo, white cloth spine with white paper covered boards, grey lettering to spine. "By all accounts, Henry Seine should have packed it in long ago, certainly before he started scanning marine distress channels for fun. But sixteen-hour days spent hauling heavy cargo aboard tugs and icebreakers along the frozen arctic offshore (not to mention smoking copious amounts of Cannabis indica) can warp a man's sense of reality. Desperate for real human contact, he tunes the sideband radio to 2182... View more info

58 Degrees North : The Mysterious Sinking of the Arctic Rose. in dj.

By: KUGIYA, Hugo

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, New York, 2005, ISBN:9781582342863:

Seller ID: 81502


KUGIYA, Hugo. 58 Degrees North : The Mysterious Sinking of the Arctic Rose . (New York): Bloomsbury, (2005). First American Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-265,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. The case of the 2001 loss of the industrial fishing trawler Arctic Rose, which sank in the Bering Sea. "The Arctic Rose sank so abruptly, inthe middle of the night, that there was no time for the crew to put on sur vival suits or call for help. All fifteen men aboard were killed. To the baffled authorities, the cause of the sinking was a mystery. There were n... View more info

73 North : The Battle of the Barents Sea.. UK reissue in dj

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1988,:

Seller ID: 18293


POPE, Dudley. 73 North : The Battle of the Barents Sea. With a Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Tovey. L.: Secker & Warburg, (1988). Reissue. Pp 320. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Law 0511 "When a German U-Boat spotted the Allied convoy on the Arctic Route to Russia a message was immediately relayed to the battleships Lützow and Hipper and six large destroyers. They were to annihilate it. Captain Vincent Sherbrooke RN had only four destroyersin his escort and found himself against overwhelming odds." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. 25.00 View more info

73 North: The Battle of the Barents Sea

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McBooks Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 2005, ISBN:1590131029:

Seller ID: 75562


POPE, Dudley. 73 North: The Battle of the Barents Sea. Ithaca, N.Y.: McBooks Press, (2005). First printing of this edition. Pp. (i)-xvii,[1],1-317,[1]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Pope brings together the events and decisions that culminated in this pivotal confrontation in which eight of the German Navy's most powerful ships failed to sink a Russian convoyguarded by only four small British destroyers. When news of the defeat rea ched Hitler, he became so incensed he ordered the German Fleet scrapped. InPope's hands, this story is not merely one of governments and over-arch... View more info

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A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions. Reprint in dustjacket.

By: BARROW, John LLOYD, Christopher (intro.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: David & Charles Reprints, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715349511: 1971

Seller ID: 28040

ISBN: 0715349511


BARROW, John. A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions (1818) ; Undertaken chiefly for tthe purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West Passage or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific. A Reprint with a new Introduction by Christopher Lloyd. (Newton Abbot) : David & Charles Reprints, (1971). Pp. (i)-x, [4, including 1 folding map], (1)-379, (1)-48, [3]. 8vo, blue cloth with light blue cloth title panel to spine, with gilt lettering. Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, FRS, FRGS (b. June 19, 1764, Ulverston, Lancashire – d. November 23, 1848, London) ... View more info

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A Country So Interesting : The Hudson's Bay Company and Two Centuries of Mapping, 1670-1870. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RUGGLES, Richard I. Rupert's Land Record Society)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University, Montreal, 1991, ISBN:0773506780: 1991

Seller ID: 56063

ISBN: 0773506780


RUGGLES, Richard I. A Country So Interesting : The Hudson's Bay Company and Two Centuries of Mapping, 1670-1870. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp (10),ix-xix,(3),3-300,(2),+ 66 plates. Text Maps. Index. Double column. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Rupert's Land Record Society series. Includes dozens of early maps of the region. Maps were an essential tool for the Hudson's Bay Company and during the two centuries before Confederation the Company became the main mapping agency in ... View more info

Abner Who? Baseball's Canadian Roots. An article in The Beaver : ExploringCanada's History, Vol. 74:5, October/November 1994

By: KEARNEY, Mark Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, Vol. 74:5, October/November 1994 FOWLER, Marian NORTON, Wayne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada's National History Society, Winnipeg, 1994,:

Seller ID: 83388


KEARNEY, Mark. “Abner Who? Baseball's Canadian Roots.” An article in The Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, Vol. 74:5, October/November 1994, pp 12-17 with 4 illustrations. Winnipeg : Canada's National History Society, 1994. For the whole issue, pp [1]-56. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated tan stapled card covers. Other articles : Graham A. MacDonald's “Baraga : A Habsberg Prelate in the New World” (pp 4-11); Marian Fowler's “High Priestess of It” [about the “It” girl] (pp 18-25); Wayne Norton's“Well Pleased With The Country : British Farmers on the G... View more info

Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military : Historical Perspectives. Third Printing.

By: LACKENBAUER, P. Whitney and Craig Leslie MANTLE. HORN, Bernd. GRAVES, Donald E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canadian Defence Academy Press, Kingston, Ontario, 2007, ISBN:9780662458777:

Seller ID: 115180


LACKENBAUER, P. Whitney and Craig Leslie MANTLE, eds. Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Military : Historical Perspectives. Edited by P. Whitney Lackenbauer and Craig Leslie Mantle. (Kingston, Ontario) : Canadian Defence Academy Press, (2007). Third Printing. Pp. (4),iii-xxv,(1),1-266,(2). 8vo, art-illustrated dark card covers, white lettering to front and spine. "The historical relationships between Aboriginal peoples and the Canadian militaryhave evolved over the last four centuries. This unique volume traces the d evelopment of these associations from the early days of New France to t... View more info

Aboriginal Peoples and the Law : Indian, Metis and Inuit Rights in Canada. Hardcover

By: MORSE, Bradford W. (ed.) Carleton Library Series No. 131

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Carleton University Press, Ottawa, 1984, ISBN:0886290198:

Seller ID: 106869


MORSE, Bradford W. (ed.). Aboriginal Peoples and the Law : Indian, Metis and Inuit Rights in Canada. Ottawa : Carleton University Press, (1984). Pp (4),v-xlv,(10,1-800. 8vo, grey library cloth, white lettering to spine. Carleton Library Series No. 131. Contents : Chapter 1. Aboriginal peoples and the law (by Bradford W. Morse): 1. The aboriginal peoples in Canada. (a) Who are the aboriginal people? (b) Demographic and economic information. (c) The position of aboriginal families. (d) Conclusion. 2. Further reading. Chapter 2. Aspects of aboriginal rights in international law (by Maureen Davies... View more info

About Arts and Crafts / Hanannguangait Mikhaanut.

By: Inuit Art).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1979,:

Seller ID: 78897


(Inuit Art). About Arts and Crafts / Hanannguangait Mikhaanut. News for Inuit artists: Spring 1979 / Tusagaksat Inungnut Sanavaktunut: Upimgaksaami 1979. Pp [1]-32. Illustrated. 4to, stapled self-wraps. Parralel bilingual texts (English and Innu). Very good. 15.00 View more info

Acclimatization of Fish and Food Organisms in the Seas of the USSR

By: GARPEVICH, A.F., chief ed. VNIRO Proceedings 76

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Scientific-Technical Information Division, All-Union Research Institute of Marine Fisheries...., Moscow, 1970,:

Seller ID: 76941


GARPEVICH, A.F., chief ed. Acclimatization of Fish and Food Organisms in the Seas of the USSR. Moscow: Scientifc-Technical Information Division, All-Union Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO), 1970.Pp. [1]-276. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and blank spine. VNIRO Proceedings volume LXXVI. Text in Russian, with English chapter summ aries. Bumping to spine ends, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Across Greenland's Ice-Fields : The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the Great Ice-Cap

By: DOUGLAS, M. NANSEN, Fridtjof PEARY

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1897,:

Seller ID: 74946


DOUGLAS, M. Across Greenland's Ice-Fields : The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the Great Ice-Cap . London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1897. Pp. [i]-vi,(5),10-218,(2), frontis., including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated blue cloth with gilt tooling to front and spine, gilt lettering to spine. Directed towards young adults, yet eminently readable to the layman, this volume serves as an account of the early arctic voyages to Greenland of Nansen and Peary. Spotting to edges with some light shelfwear, some foxing, inner hinges starting, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Across the Top of the World : The British Trans-Arctic Expedition. 1st UK in dj.

By: HERBERT, Wally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Longmans, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 76594


HERBERT, Wally. Across the Top of the World : The British Trans-Arctic Expedition. (London): Longmans, (1969). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),1-208, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his 476-day expedition from Alaska to Spitzbergen, by way of the North Pole, with three travelling companions and a team of thirty-four huskies. Name to ffep, else vg in nicked, slightly damp-spotted dj. 20.00 View more info

Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the Northwest Passage. 1st in dj.

By: DELGADO, James P

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 1999, ISBN:1550547348:

Seller ID: 35083


DELGADO, James P. Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the NorthwestPassage. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (1999). First Printing. Pp 228. Il lustrated. 4to, blue cloth. A handsomely illustrated treatment of the subject ranging from the experiences of the North's native peoples to early European conceptions of the Passage, from Frobisher to the St. Roch, and to today's icebreaker and nuclear submarine conquests. Very good in dustjacket. 24.00 View more info

Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the Northwest Passage. in dj.

By: DELGADO, James P.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Checkmark Books, New York, 1999, ISBN:0816041245:

Seller ID: 67494


DELGADO, James P. Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the NorthwestPassage . (NY): Checkmark Books, (1999). Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-228. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with metallic lettering to spine. A handsom ely illustrated treatment of the subject ranging from the experiences of the North's native peoples to early European conceptions of the Passage, fromFrobisher to the St. Roch, and to today's icebreaker and nuclear submarine conquests. Contents: 1. An Archipelago of Ice; 2. The Strait of Anian; 3. First Approaches; 4. British Endeavours; 5. A Push in All Directions; 6. Fra... View more info

Across the Top of the World : To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. 1st pr in dj.

By: FISHER, David E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1992, ISBN:067941116x:

Seller ID: 55477


FISHER, David E. Across the Top of the World : To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. NY: Random House, (1992). First Printing. Pp. 256 + 8 p. of coloured plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. "In the summer of 1991 the Soviet nuclear-powered icebreaker Sovetskiy Soyuz sailed on the world's first surface voyage across the Arctic Sea to the North Pole, carrying an international roster of one hundred people in luxury to the 'vacant whiteness' that had lured hundreds ofexplorers to their deaths." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. 20.00 View more info

Address by The Visitor of the University, His Honour the Lieutenant Governor, Colonel the Honourable Sir Leonard Outerbridge, Kt., C.B.E., D.S.O., LL.D., on The "Polaris" Expedition. First Edition

By: OUTERBRIDGE, Leonard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Memorial University, 1956,: 1956

Seller ID: 50224


OUTERBRIDGE, Leonard, Sir. Address by The Visitor of the University, His Honour the Lieutenant Governor, Colonel the Honourable Sir Leonard Outerbridge, Kt., C.B.E., D.S.O., LL.D., on The "Polaris" Expedition. Given at Memorial University, March 15th, 1956. [St. John's] : Memorial University, 1956. First Edition. No printer given. Pp. (2),1-15 including 5 plates. 8vo, light tan printed stapled cardcovers. O'Dea 3199. Sir Leonard Cecil Outerbridge, CC, CBE, DSO, CD, (b. May 6, 1888, Asheville, North Carolina - d. September 6, 1986, St. John's) was the second Lieutenant Gove... View more info

Admiralty Chart : British Naval Hydrography in the Nineteenth Century. 1stUK in dj.

By: RITCHIE, G.S

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 96535


RITCHIE, G.S. The Admiralty Chart : British Naval Hydrography in the Nineteenth Century. London : Hollis & Carter, (1967). First Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-388, frontis + 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In this book, Rear Admiral Ritchie describes just what has lain behind the compilation of those charts- the organisation, the development of surveying techniques, the expeditions and above all the personalities. Drawing on his own experience as a naval surveyor as well as on the fullrange of the Admiralty archives, he conveys very clearly to the reader ... View more info

Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack.

By: KANE, Elisha Kent KEPHART, Horace (ed.) Outing Adventure Library GRINNELL, Henry)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Outing Publishing Co, New York, 1916,:

Seller ID: 67538


KANE, Elisha Kent. Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack. From the History of the First U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. Edited by Horace Kephart. NY: Outing Publishing Co., MCMXVI [1916]. Pp 402, including double map frontis. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, drawings to text. 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to spine and front, also gilt dec. to spine and front. Outing Adventure Library series. Light wear to extremities,top right corner bumped, spine fading, ow vg. 80.00 View more info