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Poker-Faced Islands of France. An article on St. Pierre et Miquelon in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 41, No. 3, September, 1950

By: LEITCH, Adelaide Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 41, No. 2 WILSON, J.A. SANDERSON, Marie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1950,:

Seller ID: 88621


LEITCH, Adelaide. "The Poker-Faced Islands of France." An article on St. Pierre et Miquelon in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. XXXXI, No. 3, September, 1950, pp 104-119. Ottawa : Canadian Geographical Society, 1950. Pp [i]-viii,[103]-146,ix-xviii,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes V.S. Swaminathan's “Agricultural Denmark” (pp 120-129); J.A. Wilson's “The Expansion of Aviation Into Arctic and Sub-Arctic Canada” (pp 130-141); MarieSanderson's “Is Canada's Northwest Subhumid?” (pp 142-1... View more info

Polar Imperative : A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GRANT, Shelagh D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver , 2010, ISBN:9781553654186: 2010

Seller ID: 89886

ISBN: 1553654188


GRANT, Shelagh D. Polar Imperative : A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America. Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, (2010). First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,(4),[1]-540,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, green paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "Based on Shelagh Grant’s thirty years of groundbreaking archival research on Arctic sovereignty and her reputation as a leading historian in the field, Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America is a definitive overview of the many attempts by many countries to claim sovereign rights over the... View more info

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Port of Copenhagen

By: Copenhagen)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Port of Copenhagen Authority, Copenhagen, 1949,:

Seller ID: 24807


(Copenhagen). Port of Copenhagen. Copenhagen : Port of Copenhagen Authority, 1949. Pp 232 + 12 detailed plans + large folding map at rear. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Includes many photos as well as the very nice coloured dock plans. Also much advertising. Rubbed, else very good. 90.00 View more info

Portraits : Denmark and Its Linguistic Minorities Seen in an International Perspective with Special Emphasis on Grade School Education of Bilingual Children. Copenhagen Studies in Bilingualism 28. First Edition.

By: GIMBEL, J., T. HETMAR, A. HOLMEN, and J.N. JORGENSON (eds.). TAYLOR, Shelley HUSAIN, Mishal

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, Copenhagen, 1997, ISBN:8788295559:

Seller ID: 98647


GIMBEL, J., T. HETMAR, A. HOLMEN, and J.N. JORGENSON (eds.). Portraits : Denmark and Its Linguistic Minorities Seen in an International Perspective with Special Emphasis on Grade School Education of Bilingual Children. Copenhagen Studies in Bilingualism 28. Copenhagen : Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, 1997. Pp [1]-120. 8vo, decorated yellow card covers. Contents : "Pakistanis in Denmark: Portrait of a Community" (by Mishal Husain); "'If seven year-old children could...': Danish Submersion Viewed from the Outside " (by Shelley Taylor); "Policy and Practice: An an... View more info

PPomp and Circumstances. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MOWAT, Claire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1989,:

Seller ID: 25368

ISBN: 0771065485


MOWAT, Claire. Pomp and Circumstances. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1989). First Edition. Pp (10),11-311,(1) + 16-page central section of b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Claire Angel (née Wheeler) Mowat (b. February 5, 1933, Toronto). "Experience the next best thing to living the life of royalty! Claire Mowat did. As lady-in-waiting to Lily Schreyer, wife of the Governor of Canada from 1979 to 1984, Mowat accompanied the Schreyers on a state visit to five Scandinavian countries, and got a first hand look at how the other half really lives. In a light, ent... View more info

Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 115/3/1033, March 1989. International Navies Issue.

By: United States Naval Institute

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, U.S. Naval Institute, 1989,:

Seller ID: 90114


(United States Naval Institute). Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 115/3/1033, March 1989. International Navies Issue. Annapolis, MD : U.S. NavalInstitute, 1989. Pp [1]-192. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated wrappers. Contents : NATO's Navies Hang On (Royal Navy, Turkey); The South Atlantic Is Stirring (Brazil, Nigeria); Regional Navies Eye Greater Roles in Indian Ocean / Persian Gulf; Pacific Navies Mature (China, Fiji, Australia); Regional Reviews (Latin America, West and East European, Denmark, Romania, Middle East, Africa, Far East); and regular departments. Very good. 12.0... View more info

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Prohibition in Canada : A Memorial to Francis Stephens Spence. First Edition

By: SPENCE, Ruth Elizabeth SPENCE, Francis Stephens) DOUGALL, J. R. (foreword)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Ontario Branch of the Dominion Alliance, Toronto, 1919,: 1919

Seller ID: 53974


SPENCE, Ruth Elizabeth. Prohibition in Canada : A Memorial to Francis Stephens Spence. Foreword by J. R. Dougall. Toronto : The Ontario Branch of the Dominion Alliance, (1919). First Edition. Pp. (1),4,(1),v-xvi,1-624 + portrait frontispiece. 8vo, 162 x 233cm, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Ruth Elizabeth Spence Arndt, née Spence (b. June 2, 1890, Toronto - d. September 8, 1982, Pretoria, South Africa). "On the eve of victory of the prohibition movement in Canada, it was felt by many that a history of that movement would form the most appropriate tr... View more info

Report of the Thirteenth Session of the Joint EIFAC/ICES Working Group on Eels, Copenhagen, Denmark, 28-31 August 2001

By: European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission International Council for the Exploration of the Sea EIFAC Occasional Paper number 36)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2003, ISBN:9251049416:

Seller ID: 73195


European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission and the International Councilfor the Exploration of the Sea. Report of the Thirteenth Session of the Jo int EIFAC/ICES Working Group on Eels, Copenhagen, Denmark, 28-31 August 2001 . Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2003. Pp. [i]-vi,1-62. 4to, printed white card covers with blank spine. EIFAC Occasional Paper number 36. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly, Vol.27, No.2, October 1961

By: RCMP Quarterly GARDNER, Erle Stanley KIRBY, S. J., Cpl. LUNNEY, R. F., Cst.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa, 1961,:

Seller ID: 106593


RCMP Quarterly. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly, Volume 27, No.2, October 1961. (Ottawa : Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 1961). Pp (2),[67]-148. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Contents: Cpl. S. J. Kirby's "Carbines of the Force 1873 to 1920" (pp 69-73); Cpl. G. W.Black's "Be Prepared" (pp 75-80); Cst. J. B. Ballantyne's "Canada-Alaska M icrowave System" (p. 81); Erle Stanley Gardner's "A Citizen Looks at Law Enforcement" (p. 83); Cst. R. F. Lunney's "Criminology" (pp 85-93); Inspr. E.A.F. Holm's "The Rodjakkerne Vi... View more info

Royal Yachts of Europe : From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CRABTREE, Reginald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1975, ISBN:0715367544:

Seller ID: 111084


CRABTREE, Reginald. Royal Yachts of Europe : From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1975). First Edition. Pp (6),7-95,(1). Double column. Illustrated with b&w photos and drawings throughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 119. Representatives from Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Great Britain, Bulgaria, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Imperial Russia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and Yugoslavia. Very goodin in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Runaway Runes : Short Grooks 1.

By: HEIN, Piet.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Printed by Antikva A/S, Herlev, Denmark, 1973,:

Seller ID: 93588


HEIN, Piet. Runaway Runes : Short Grooks 1. With the assistance of Jens Arup. Borgens Pocket Books 94. (Herlev, Denmark : Printed by Antikva A/S, 1973). Third Edition. Pp (4),[1]-53 leaves,(2). Illustrated. Square 12mo, illustrated grey card covers. Grooks are short aphorostic statements related to the Old Nordic Havamal poems AD 850-1050. Each one in this book is illustrated with a cartoon line drawing. Rubbed, corner crease, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Scandinavian Archaeology. 1st UK.

By: SHETELIG, Haakon and Hjalmar FALK GORDON, E.V., trans. FALK, Hjalmar OLSEN, Magnus (preface)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1937,:

Seller ID: 23460


SHETELIG, Haakon and Hjalmar FALK. Scandinavian Archaeology. Translated by E.V. Gordon. [Preface by Magnus Olsen]. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1937. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xix,(1),[1]-458,(2), frontis., + 62 p. of plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. GeologicalConditions and the Earliest Settlements in Scandinavia, 2. The Earliest Tr aces of Post-Glacial Habitation in the North. The Lyngby Culture. Rao and Varberg. The Flints from Fosna and Komsa, 3. The Bone Age of Maglemose, 4. The Kitchen-Midden Period, 5. The Later Stone Age. Megalithic Graves. The Ba... View more info

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Scandinavian Modernism : Painting in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden 1910-1920

By: SCANDINAVIAN ART)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rizzoli, 1989,:

Seller ID: 34675


SCANDINAVIAN ART). Scandinavian Modernism : Painting in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden 1910-1920. [An exhibition catalogue for a show held at] Goteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg 12 August to 8 October 1989; Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, 28 October to 18 December 1989; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 13 January to 4 March 1990; Ateneumin taidemuseo, Helsinki, 28 March to 20 May 1990; The Hermitage, Leningrad 12 June to 25 July 1990; Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, 18 August to 19 September 1990. (N.Y.: Rizzoli, 1989). Pp 262, frontis, colour and black & white reproductions. 4to, card covers. Some... View more info

Sea and the Sword: The Baltic 1630-1945. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WARNER, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, New York, 1965,:

Seller ID: 107119


WARNER, Oliver. The Sea and the Sword : The Baltic 1630-1945. New York : William Morrow and Company, 1965. First American Edition. Pp (12),[xiii],(2),[3]-305,(1) + 12 p of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, black cloth spine, blue boards, silver lettering to front & spine, "Morrow" in red at base of spine. Cowie, Lord Nelson 1758-1805 : A Bibliography 389. Oliver Martin Wilson Warner (b. February 28, 1903, London, England – d. August 14, 1976, Haslemere, Surrey) was a well-known British naval historian and writer. "Second in size only to the Mediterranean ... View more info

Sea and the Sword: The Baltic 1630-1945. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WARNER, Oliver

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1965,: 1965

Seller ID: 14149


WARNER, Oliver. The Sea and the Sword : The Baltic 1630-1945. London : Jonathan Cape, (1965). First Edition. Pp (10),11-[320] + 16 p of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Cowie, Lord Nelson 1758-1805 : A Bibliography 389. Oliver Martin Wilson Warner (b. February 28, 1903, London, England – d. August 14, 1976, Haslemere, Surrey) was a well-known British naval historian and writer. "The Baltic, second only to the Mediterranean as a European 'inland sea', has for centuries been the scene of trading, expansion and conflict. Denmark, Sweden, Finland... View more info

Seventy Years Agrowing : A History of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea 1902-1972

By: WENT, A.E.J

Price: $160.00

Publisher: International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, 1972,:

Seller ID: 45030


WENT, A.E.J. Seventy Years Agrowing : A History of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea 1902-1972. (Copenhagen): International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, 1972. Pp. (8),[1 252. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A detailed history of the Denmark-based organization whose researches have long been associated with the fisheries of the eastern North Atlantic. Vg in very slightly rubbed dj. 160.00 View more info

Ships, Guns and Bibles in the North Sea and Baltic States, c. 1350 - c. 1700. First Edition, paperback

By: MACINNES, Allan I. RIIS, Thomas PEDERSEN, Frederik

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, East Lothian, Scotland, 2000, ISBN:1862321671:

Seller ID: 113095


MACINNES, Allan I., Thomas RIIS & Frederik PEDERSEN, (eds.). Ships, Guns and Bibles in the North Sea and Baltic States,. (East Lothian, Scotland) : Tuckwell Press, (2000). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xvii,(1),[1]-270. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in blue and white. No. 1 in the Mackie Symposia: Internationalizing Scottish History series. Proceedings of the Northern European Historical Research Network, No. 1. Contents : Trade & Shipping : 1. Bremen piracy and Scottish periphery: The North Sea world in the 1440s (by David Ditchburn). 2. Maritime law and piracy: Advantages and incon... View more info

Shot Down and On the Run : The RCAF and Commonwealth Aircrews Who Got Home from Behind Enemy Lines, 1940-1945. First Printing.

By: PITCHFORK, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dundurn Group, Toronto , 2003, ISBN:1550024833:

Seller ID: 114754


PITCHFORK, Graham. Shot Down and On the Run : The RCAF and Commonwealth Aircrews Who Got Home from Behind Enemy Lines, 1940-1945. Toronto : The Dundurn Group, (2003). First Printing. . Pp (4),[v]- xvi,(2),[3]- 288. Illustrated with b&w photos. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. Graham Pitchfork, MBE (b. 1939, Sheffield, England). "Many POW escape stories are well known, but what about the thousands of shot-down airmen who miraculously evaded capture, many of them returning to fight another day? This compelling book tells some of the epic stories of the thousands of shot-down airmen, includin... View more info

Silver Swimmer : The Struggle for Survival of the Wild Atlantic Salmon. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BUCK, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lyons & Burford, New York, 1993, ISBN:1558212515:

Seller ID: 43434


BUCK, Richard. Silver Swimmer: The Struggle for Survival of the Wild Atlantic Salmon. (New York) : Lyons & Burford, (1993). First Printing. Pp (5),vi-xvi,(2),3-416. 8vo, red spine, with blue boards, cream lettering to spine. "Silver Swimmer is the dramatic chronicle of the monumental struggle to conserve and restore the great Atlantic salmon during the last half of the twentieth century. It if written by the person who led the campaigns and who has been called (by Marshall Field) the man who 'knows more about Atlantic salmon from a conservation point of view than anyone alive today.'" ... View more info

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Sound Like Water Dripping : In Search of the Boreal Owl. First Edition, Signed.

By: BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2009, ISBN:9781554470747: 2009

Seller ID: 85837

ISBN: 1554470749


BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren. A Sound Like Water Dripping : In Search of the Boreal Owl. (Kentville, NS, Canada) : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2009. First Printing. Pp. (10),11-236,(4). With 21 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (129 x 215 mm), decorated black card covers, with silver lettering to spine. In an off-white art-illustrated jacket. Soren Bondrup-Nielsen (b. 1951, Denmark) was a professorof biology at Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia at the time of publication. "In the spring of 1974, Soren Bondrup-Nielsen, a gr... View more info