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First Crossing. ill. card covers.

By: MACKENZIE, Alexander). HAYES, Derek.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, 2003, ISBN:1-55054-994-4:

Seller ID: 55034


(MACKENZIE, Alexander). Derek Hayes. First Crossing : Alexander Mackenzie, his expedition across North America, and the opening of the continent. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (2003). Pp 302. Profusely illustrated in b/w and/or colour photos, drawings, and maps. Large 8vo, illustrated card covers. This "...is the story of Canada's most famous explorer, Alexander Mackenzie, who in 1793 became the first person to cross the continent of North America north of Mexico. [...] It also traces the path of explorers who came after Mackenzie, including Sir John Franklin to the Arctic Ocean and David... View more info

First Time Death. First Edition with Autograph Note Signed, with poem

By: HAWKES, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, NB, 1970,:

Seller ID: 100825


HAWKES, Robert. First Time Death. Fredericton, N.B. : Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1970. First Edition. Pp (2),3-24. 8vo, stapled card covers. One of 500 copies. The first book of Robert Ernest Hawkes ( b. March 19, 1930, Coal Creek, New Brunswick). The poems: "There", "First Time Death", "Memory", "Sacrifice", "War", "Drama", "Grandma's Story", "Friend", "Willow", "Light", "Maritimes and Mexico", "Fortune", "The Sisters", "Black Point: For Rod Mackay", "Mask", "Instant Past&... View more info

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Fisheries and Fishery Industries. III-IV

By: GOODE, George Brown COLLINS, Joseph W. RATHBURN, Richard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: GPO, 1887,:

Seller ID: 22992


GOODE, George Brown. The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States. Section III : The Fishing Grounds of North America. With forty-nine charts. Edited by Richard Rathburn. [bound with] Section IV : The Fishermen of the United States. By George Brown Goode and Joseph W. Collins. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1887. Pp (5),ii-xviii,5-238,+ 17 charts, 4 plates, 32 ocean temperature charts;(2),3-178,+ 19 plates. 4to, black cloth. O'Dea 931. Contents of Section III : A. The Sea Fishing Grounds of the Eastern Coast of North America from Greenland to Mexico (by Joseph W. Collins... View more info

Five Letters 1519-1526. First Edition

By: CORTES, Hernando Broadway Travellers MORRIS, J. Bayard, trans/intro.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1928,:

Seller ID: 22242


CORTES, Hernando. Five Letters 1519-1526. Translated by J. Bayard Morris with an Introduction. L.: George Routledge & Sons, (1928). First Edition. Pp (6),v-xlvii,(1),1-388,(10),frontis + 7 plates. 8vo, red cloth. The BroadwayTravellers Series. Spine sunned, bookplate, else vg. 45.00 View more info

Flora of North America North of Mexico. Volume 1. Introduction. First Edition

By: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York / Oxford, 1993, ISBN:0195057139:

Seller ID: 116210


Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Volume 1. Introduction. New York / Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1993. First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xxi,(3),3-372,(4). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo [220 x 285 mm], green cloth, gilt lettering and blue panels to front board and spine. Contents : Foreword (by Theodore M. Barkley). Introduction: History of the Flora of North America Project (by Nancy R. Morin and Richard W. Spellenberg). PART I: Physical Setting. 1. Climate and Physiography (by Luc Brouillet and R. David Whetstone). 2. Soil... View more info

Flora of North America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms. First Edition

By: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York / Oxford, 1993, ISBN:0195082427:

Seller ID: 116211


Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms : Psilotophyta (Whisk Ferns); Lycopodiophyta (Club-mosses); Equisetophyta (Horsetails); Ploypodiophyta (Ferns); Cycadophyta (Cycads); Ginkgophyta (Ginkgos); Coniferophyta(Conifers); Gnetophyta (Gnetophytes). New York / Oxford : Oxford Universit y Press, 1993. First Printing. Pp (7),[viii]-xvi,(2),3-475,(5). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo [220 x 285 mm], green cloth, gilt lettering and blue panels to front board and spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WIL... View more info

Folk Practices in North Mexico : Birth Customs, Folk Medicine, and Spiritualism in the Laguna Zone. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KELLY, Isabel Latin American Monographs, number 2

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin, 1965,:

Seller ID: 102191


KELLY, Isabel. Folk Practices in North Mexico : Birth Customs, Folk Medicine, and Spiritualism in the Laguna Zone. Austin: published for the Instituteof Latin American Studies by the University of Texas Press, (1965). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(5),[3]-166,(2). 8vo, black cloth with silver decoration to front, silver lettering to spine. Latin American Monographs, number 2. "The Mexican folkways described in this monograph, of scientific interest to anthropologists, will fascinate laymen. Dr. Isabel Kelly, witty, simpatica, and imperturable, collected these notes as a diversion some t... View more info

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Fortune's a River : The Collision of Empires in Northwest America. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GOUGH, Barry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 2007, ISBN:1550174282: 2007

Seller ID: 98931

ISBN: 1550174282


GOUGH, Barry. Fortune's a River : The Collision of Empires in Northwest America. (Madeira Park, BC) : Harbour Publishing, (2007). First Printing. Pp (7),8-413,(1),(2, publisher's ads). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Fortune's a River: The Collision of Empires in Northwest America is the most authoritative and readable account to date of just how British Columbia became British and how Oregon, Washington and Alaska became American. By the closing years of the 18th century, the stage was set for a major international confrontation over the Northwest Coast. I... View more info

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Free at Last

By: CLEVELAND, E. E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Review and Herald Publishing Association / Pacific Press Publishing Association, Washington, DC and Hhagerstown, MD / Oshawa, Ontario, Canada and Montemorrelos, Mexico, 1970,:

Seller ID: 110417


CLEVELAND, E.E. Free at Last. Washington, DC and Hagerstown, MD Review and Herald Publishing Association / Oshawa, Ontario, Canada and Montemorrelos, Mexico : Pacific Press Publishing Association, (1970). Pp (4),5-447,(1). Ilustrated throughout. Large 8vo, art-illustrated blue glossy paper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in yellow and black. Edward Earl Cleveland (b. March 11, 1921, Huntsville, Alabama – d. August 30, 2009, Huntsville, Alabama) commonly known as E. E. Cleveland was an author, civil rights advocate and evangelist of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. View more info

From Labrador to Mexico : My Rambles in the New World. English Hardcover Edition, red variant.

By: BIART, Lucien. De HAUTEVILLE, Mary, trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, & Co., Ltd, London, 0,: 1928

Seller ID: 112013


BIART, Lucien. From Labrador to Mexico : My Rambles in the New World. Translated by Mary de Hauteville. London : Sampson Low, Marston, & Co., Ltd., n.d. [late-1920s / early-1930?]. Pp (4),v-vii,(1),[1]-296. 8vo, pictorial red cloth with black lettering to front board and spine. O'Dea 830b (for 1891 ed.), Tanner 63a for French edition. Not in Cooke & Caron. Lucien Biart (b. June 21, 1828, Versailles, France - d. March 18, 1897, Batignolles, Paris). Labrador : the first 3 chapters (pp.1-29). Labrador contents from headings: I. The Siren - ... View more info

Frommer's Dollarwise Guide to Cruises

By: SPRINGER, Marylyn and Don A. SCHULTZ SCHULTZ, Don A. Frommer's)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press, 2000, ISBN:0671623435:

Seller ID: 65826


SPRINGER, Marylyn and Don A. SCHULTZ. Frommer's Dollarwise Guide to Cruises. [cover adds ... Including Alaska, Canada, the Caribbean, South America, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama, and the U.S.]. NY: Prentice Hall Press, 1987. Pp. 406. 8vo, ill. card covers, white lettering to spine. "Inside you will find more than 100 cruises described in detail, complete with their price tags!" -from the cover. Covers rubbed, price sticker to rear cover, pages yellowing, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Geographic Variation in the White-Crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia Leucophrys. ex-lib.

By: BANKS, Richard C University of California Publications in Zoology Volume 70.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of California Press, 1964,:

Seller ID: 34280


BANKS, Richard C. Geographic Variation in the White-Crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia Leucophrys. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1964. Pp 123. 8vo, printed card covers. University of California Publications in Zoology Volume 70. Ex-library (inkstamps, blindstamp, pouch, spine label), slightly cocked, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Georgian Bay Canal. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 78, No. 3, March, 1969

By: MORGAN, Robert J. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 78, No.3 BRUEMMER, Fred McKECHNIE, N.D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1969,:

Seller ID: 88654


MORGAN, Robert J. "The Georgian Bay Canal.” An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume LXXVIII, No. 3, March, 1969, pp 90-97. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1969. Pp [i]-[v],76-111,vi-x,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Zimmerman, A Canal Bibliography p.138. Also includes N.D. McKechnie's “The Mineral Industry in British Columbia” (pp 76-89); Fred Bruemmer's “The Polar Bear” (pp 98-105); T. Ritchie's “A History of Windmills and Their Place in Canadian Life” (pp 106-109); Lyn Harrington's ... View more info

Gila : River of the Southwest. First Edition

By: CORLE, Edwin Rivers of America

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, Chicago & San Francisco, 1951,:

Seller ID: 103207


CORLE, Edwin. The Gila : River of the Southwest. Illustrated by Ross Santee. New York, Toronto : Rinehart and Company, Inc., (1951). First Edition. Pp(18),5-402. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow-gold cloth. A volume in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliogra phy, G6, Farquhar, Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon : A Selective Bibliography 31. Part I. Theater of Operations ... to 1540 1. Death ofa Dinosaur; 2. Roll, Gila, Roll; 3. Long before Columbus; 4. They Built a Big House; 5. A Black Man and a White Man. Part II. Spain Spins the Plot, 15... View more info

Glass Air. Selected Poems. First Paperback Edition

By: PAGE, P.K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0195405064:

Seller ID: 106271


PAGE, P.K. The Glass Air. Selected Poems. Toronto: Oxford University Press,1985. First Printing. Pp. (8),1-191,(1). 8vo, illustrated white card cover s with black lettering to front cover and spine. Includes the following poems: I: Poems 1944-1954: "Personal Landscape", "As Ten As Twenty", "The bands and the Beautiful Children", "Only Child", "Little Girls", "Sisters", "Virgin", "Boy with a Sea Dream", "Blowing Boy", "Adolescence", "Young Girls","Morning, Noon and Night", "Cullen", "Poem... View more info

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Gold : Its Geological Occurrence and Geographical Distribution. First Edition

By: MACLAREN, J. Malcolm GREGORY, John Walter, ex-libris

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Mining Journal, London, 1908,: 1908

Seller ID: 104313


MACLAREN, J. Malcolm. Gold : Its Geological Occurrence and Geographical Distribution. With One Coloured Plate and 278 Illustrations. London : The Mining Journal, 1908. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiii,(1),[1]-687,(1), coloured frontispiece + 38 plates. Text illustrations. Maps. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Of local interest : Nova Scotia (pp 460-467). Contents : Part I. The General Relations of Auriferous Deposits. Introductory. - Condition of the Interior of the Earth, Fissures in the Zone of Fracture, Source of Underground Waters, Circulation o... View more info

Gold Coins of the Hispanic World. Day of Sale : Friday 18th May 1990 at 10.00 am and 2.00 pm par le ministere de Me Claude Naville, huissier judiciare, At the Hotel Beau-Rivage, 13 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva

By: Sotheby's)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 1990,:

Seller ID: 111270


(Sotheby's). Gold Coins of the Hispanic World. Day of Sale : Friday 18th May 1990 at 10.00 am and 2.00 pm par le ministere de Me Claude Naville, huissier judiciare, At the Hotel Beau-Rivage, 13 Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva [...]. Geneva : Sotheby's, 1990. Pp. (9),10-50,(46). Illustrated (some in colour). 4to, illustrated red card covers, lettered in gilt. Includes 600 iitems. Contents : Argentina; Bolivia; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Guatemala; Mexico; Peru; Philippines; Spain. Very good. With Prices Realised sheet laid in. 20.00 View more info

Government. First American Printing in dustjacket

By: TRAVEN, B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang, New York, 1971, ISBN:0809050781: 1971

Seller ID: 108098


TRAVEN, B. Government. New York : Hill and Wang, (April 1971). First American Printing. Pp (6),1-231,(3). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed maroon. Treverton, B. Traven: A Bibliography 682. "During the1930s, B. Traven wrote an epic of the birth of the Mexican revolution in what have become known as the ‘Jungle Novels.’ Government, one of the six novels that comprise the series, is published here for the first time in the United States. It is the second of the Jungle Novels published by Hill and Wang. Government View more info

Grand Canyon Search Ceremony. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WOFFORD, Philip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Barlenmir House Publishers, New York, 1972, ISBN:0879290064:

Seller ID: 100885


WOFFORD, Philip. Grand Canyon Search Ceremony. (New York): Barlenmir House (publishers, 1972). First Edition. Pp. (64). Unpaginated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt titles to spine. A long poem by the Arkansas-born (1935) artist and poet. "This ecstatic, epic poem emerges froma trip to Arizona and New Mexico in the summer of '68... and urgent narrative probing human experience and American history in forms of the Grand Canyon and the Indians who still live there... songs and ceremonies blend into concrete elements... the theme and cry is for regeneration... by a well-known painter whose enormous... View more info

Great River : The Rio Grande in North American History. 2 vols in slipcase

By: HORGAN, Paul

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Co., New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 18546


HORGAN, Paul. Great River : The Rio Grande in North American History. Volume I : Indians and Spain. Volume II : Mexico and the United States. New York: Rinehart & Co., 1954. Book Club Edition. Pp 1020. 8vo, black cloth. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. the 2 volume set for 40.00 View more info