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Blue Nile : Ethiopia's River of Magic and Mystery.

By: MORELL, Virginia.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: National Geographic / Adventure Press, Washington, D.C., 2001, ISBN:0792279514:

Seller ID: 79811


MORELL, Virginia. Blue Nile : Ethiopia's River of Magic and Mystery. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic / Adventure Press, (2001). First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-324,(4),+ 16 pp. colour photographs. 8vo, blue cloth spine lettered in metallic red, off-white paper covered boards. "Sacred, mysterious, powerful, the Blue Nile has carved a deep channel through human history. From its source in the wild Ethiopian highlands, this river passes through some of the most untamed country on Earth as it rushes toward its desert rendezvous with the White Nile in Sudan. More than one adventurer has perish... View more info

Boats and Barges on the Belly

By: JOHNSTON, Alexander (comp.) PEEL, Bruce TREW, Dora E. WICKENDEN, Nick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Historical Society of Alberta, Lethbridge, AB, 1966,:

Seller ID: 64529


JOHNSTON, Alexander (compiled by). Boats and Barges on the Belly. Compiled by Alexander Johnston. Lethbridge, AB: Historical Society of Alberta, 1966.Pp. (1)-48. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled white card covers. Conte nts: Bruce Peel's "The Coal Fleet", Dora E. Trew's "Lethbridge Had a Baroness", Nick Wickenden's "Excerpts from North West and Minnow: Two Saskatchewan River Steamers", Johnston's "Lethbridge Recollections", "Techniques of River Navigation" and "Contemporary Press Reports", Peel's "Summary of Journal of Steamer Baroness D... View more info

Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. First Edition

By: GREENHILL, Basil VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715350099:

Seller ID: 105364


GREENHILL, Basil. Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. Foreword by Alan Villiers.Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-191,(1) , colour frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo,red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. National Maritime Museum, The Deve lopment of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 476. Dr. Basil Jack Greenhill CMG (b. February 26, 1920, Bristol - d. April 8, 2003, St. Dominick, Cornwall) noted marine historian. "This is an original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special patte... View more info

Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GREENHILL, Basil VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715350099:

Seller ID: 97684


GREENHILL, Basil. Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. Foreword by Alan Villiers.Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-191,(1) , colour frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo,red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. National Maritime Museum, The Deve lopment of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 476. "This is an original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special pattern of life is set by the great rivers' systems, and by the annual inundation following the onset of the south-west monsoon. A wh... View more info

Bolivia. Second Edition in dustjacket

By: MENDEZ, Ivar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glen Margaret Publishing, Tantallon, N.S., 2012, ISBN:9781897462263:

Seller ID: 105794


MENDEZ, Ivar. Bolivia. Second Edition. (Tantallon, N.S.) : Glen Margaret Publishing, (2012). Pp (6),vii-viii,1-120. Illustrated in colour. Oblong 8vo,black paper covered boards, front board and spine lettered in copper. "Bol ivia is a country of geographical and culturel superlatives. The geographical diversity is astounding as one descends from the snowy peaks of the Andes to tropical forests that are among the most biodiverse of the planet. These regions offer magnificent vistas that impact the soul and mind of the traveler. However, it is its peple and their relationship with their envi... View more info

Book of Shadows

By: LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary BRUNO, Giordano)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seren Books, Mid Glamorgan, 1990, ISBN:1854110411:

Seller ID: 99715


LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary. Book of Shadows. (Mid Glamorgan): Seren Books, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-102,(2). 8vo, illustrated pink card covers with white spine. "'Behold now, before you, the man who has pierced the air and penetrated the sky, journeyed among the stars and soared beyond the margins of the world...' With these words of Giordano bruno, Renaissance philosopher, monk, magician and poet, Hilary Llewellyn-Williams begins her ambitious poem sequence, 'Book of Shadows' (also the term for a book of spells). Interweaving Bruno's eventful life and his thinking with the Tarot,... View more info

Book on Angling : Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Angling in Every Branch

By: FRANCIS, Francis MAXWELL, Herbert, Sir, (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, 1920,:

Seller ID: 98420


FRANCIS, Francis. A Book on Angling : Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Angling in Every Branch. Edited with an introduction by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bt. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, MCMXX. Pp. (4),v-xx,[1]-364, colour frontispiece of six different flies, + 23 leaves of plates. Illustrated.8vo, green cloth with navy blue lettering and bands to front and spine. Or iginally published in 1867. "In all these years I have never detected any fallacy in Francis's precepts for such branches of the fisher craft as I have practised, neither have I handled any book whcih gives such succinct ... View more info

Borneo People. in dj

By: MacDONALD, Malcolm

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, Toronto, 1956,:

Seller ID: 45818


MacDONALD, The Right Honourable Malcolm. Borneo People. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),3-424 with [45] plates and ilustrations throughout. 8vo, rust cloth, gilt lettering, brown panel to front and spine, endpapers illustrated with maps. Printed in Canada. "Until 1941 Sarawak had been the home of the Brooke family, the legendary White Rajahs. The rule of the Brookes had been a personal one. They had been accustomed tojourney widely in their domains and to visit their head-hunting subjects i n their long-houses. Mr MacDonald resolved to continue this tradition o... View more info

Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1936-1937.

By: Boy's Own Annual. HARDING, Robert, ed. DUNBAR, George.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper Office, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 114490


(Boy's Own Annual). The Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1934-1935. Edited by Robert Harding. London : The Boy's Own Paper Office, n.d. [1937]. Pp. [i]-iv,1-576,+ frontispiece + 3 black-and-white aviation plates. Index. Large thick 8vo, illustrated green cloth with a cricket scene to the front board andthe spine, black and cream lettering to frnot board and spine. Of nautical interest: "True Pirate Tales: The Sack of Panama" (Geoffrey Rhodes, pp. 33 -34); "The 'Rogue' Run: A Story of a Temperamental Torpedo" ("Sea-Wrack", pp. 155-159, a short story); "Where Time Stands ... View more info

British North America. I. The Far West: The Home of the Salish and Dene. First Edition

By: HILL-TOUT, C. Native Races of the British Empire series THOMAS, Northcote W. (ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., London, 1907,:

Seller ID: 110576


HILL-TOUT, C. British North America. I. The Far West: The Home of the Salish and Dene. With twenty-three full-page illustrations and one map. London :Archibald Constable and Company, Ltd., 1907. First Edition. Pp (6),v-xiv,[ 1]-263,(1), frontispiece (with tissue guard) + 32 plates + folding map. Index. 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. A volume in The Native Races of the British Empire series. Contents : Editor's Preface (by Northcote W. Thomas). Author's Preface. I. Introductory : Geography; the inland plain, the mountain systems, the central plateau, the river... View more info

Brook Trout and Blackflies : A Paddler's Guide to Algonquin

By: CALLAN, Kevin.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ont, 1997, ISBN:1550462113:

Seller ID: 84805


CALLAN, Kevin. Brook Trout and Blackflies : A Paddler's Guide to Algonquin Park. (Erin, Ont.) : The Boston Mills Press, (1997). First Edition. Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in white. “Algonquin Park is Ontario's foremost canoeing destination, a paddler'sparadise of spectacular lakes and rivers...” - from the back cover. Very g ood. 12.00 View more info

Buffon's Natural History, Abridged. Incluiding the History of the Elements,the Earth, Mountains, Rivers, Seas, Winds, Whirlwinds, Waterspouts, Volcan oes, Earthquakes, Man, Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Shell-Fish, Lizards, Serpents, Insects, Vegetables.

By: BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: J. Johnson &c., London, 1792,:

Seller ID: 111293


BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc. Buffon's Natural History, Abridged. Incluiding the History of the Elements, the Earth, Mountains, Rivers, Seas, Winds, Whirlwinds, Waterspouts, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Man, Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Shell-Fish, Lizards, Serpents, Insects, Vegetables. Illustrated with great variety of copper plates, elegantly engraved. IN TWO VOLUMES. London:printed for J. Johnson, G.G. & J. Robinson, F. & C. Rivington, G. Kearsley , J. Walker, Ogilvy & Speare, Vernor & Hood, T.N. Longman, Lackington, Allen &Co., and Lees & Hurst, [ca. 1792]. I: Pp. (6),[iii]-xxxvii,(3),[1]-353,(... View more info

Burning World. Berkley Paperback Edition.

By: BALLARD, J.G. Berkley Medallion F961.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Corporation, New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 111507


BALLARD, J.G. The Burning World. (New York): A Berkley Medallion Book published by Berkley Publishing Corporation, (August 1964). First thus printing.Pp. (6),7-160. Small 8vo, illustrated card covers with black lettering to front, black lettering to white spine, all edges stained red. Mass market paperback. Berkley Medallion F961. "'The drought' everyone called it, as dayafter day after day went by with no rain. All over the world it was still 'the drought,' though rivers had turned to trickles, and the trickles to mud as the earth dried, cracked open, and crumbled into dust. Dust that was... View more info

Busy East of Canada, Vol 12, No. 1, August 1921

By: Busy East of Canada) MILNER, W.C. FOSTER, W.E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Busy East Press, Limited, Sackville, NB, 1921,:

Seller ID: 68874


(Busy East of Canada). The Busy East of Canada, Vol 12, No. 1, August 1921.Sackville, NB: The Busy East Press, Limited, 1921. Published monthly. Pp. [1]-32. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, tan printed paper wraps. Of Newfoundland interest: "A Ten Mile Dam May Give Canada a New Climate" (pp. 14-15), about a rather ambitious project to build a dam across the strait of Belle Isle, connecting Newfoundland and Labrador, with hopes of diverting the cold Labrador current to the east, allowing the warmer Gulf Stream to swing against the northern coasts. The essay was based on a report in The ... View more info

By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DAVISON, Ann

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 106200


DAVISON, Ann. By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. London : Peter Davies, (1962). First Edition. Pp (10),3-[239],(1) + 16-page central section ofb&w photos. Map in text. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1324, Morris & Howland p.41. Published in the United States in the same year under the title In the Wak e of the Gemini. Includes Canada. 31 photos including: "Gemini and author at the lift lock at Peterborough"; "The Marine Railway at Swift Rapids, Trent Canal, Ontario"; "Fishing boat beached at Meldrum Bay, Manitoulin Island,Ontario"; "Gemini waiting to go down in the Kir... View more info

Call Me Ishmael : Memories of Ishmael Alunik, Inuvialuk Elder

By: ALUNIK, Ishmael

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kolausok Ugblaaq Enterprises, Inuvik, NWT , 1998, ISBN:096845710X:

Seller ID: 105367


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 C... View more info

Calumet Beginnings : Ancient Shorelines and Settlements at the South End ofLake Michigan. Fourth Printing in dustjacket

By: SCHOON, Kenneth J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington & Indianapolis, 2005, ISBN:025334218x:

Seller ID: 114675


SCHOON, Kenneth J. Calumet Beginnings : Ancient Shorelines and Settlements at the South End of Lake Michigan. Bloomington & Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, (2005). Fourth Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,(2), 3-247,(5). Illustrated. Maps. Large 8vo, yellow cloth spine, metallic blue lettering to spine, mustard yellow paper-covered boards. "The landscape of the Calumet, an area that sits astride the IndianaIllinois state line at the southern end ofLake Michigan was shaped by the glaciers that withdrew toward the end of t he last ice ageabout 45,000 years ago. In the years since, many natural... View more info

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Canaan and Canada

By: LUCAS, D.V., Rev.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 1904,:

Seller ID: 10923


LUCAS, D.V., Rev. Canaan and Canada. Toronto : William Briggs, 1904. First Edition. Pp (2),3-247,(1), portrait frontispiece + 7 leaves of plates. 8vo,decorated green cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Watters p.971, Rho denizer p.679. Not in O'Dea. Newfoundland section pp.167-171. Daniel Vannorman Lucas, D.D. (1834, near Niagara Falls, Ontario - d. 1911), Methodist minister and temperance advocate, and father of actor Wilfred Lucas.. The chapters (unnumbered) are 1. Introductory; 2. The Land; 3. Conquest; 4. Rivers; 5. Mountains; 6. Rocks; 7. Stones; 8. British Columbia; 9. Interior Provi... View more info

Canada Steamship Lines - Song Book.

By: Canada Steamship Lines

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canada Steamship Lines, 1934,:

Seller ID: 81339


(Canada Steamship Lines). Song Book. (Montreal) : Canada Steamship Lines, n.d. [ca.1930s]. Pp [1]-26,(2). Double Column, 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. Canada Steamship Lines, Express Package Freight Steamers from The Saguenay to the Head of the Lakes. A collection of 93 songs and hymns, including “Rivers of Romance” by Clarence J. Crilley, written “in response to the Canada Steamship Lines' offer of a cash prize for the best theme song to be dedicated to their travel film “Rivers of Romance.” (p. 6). Covers a bit browned, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Canada's Best Canoe Routes. pbk.

By: THOMAS, Alister (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 2003, ISBN:1550463918:

Seller ID: 69255


THOMAS, Alister (ed.). Canada's Best Canoe Routes. Edited by Alister Thomas. (Erin, ON): The Boston Mills Press, (2003). Pp. [1]-288. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. Water routes covered include: Main, TerraNova, Moisie, Harp Lake, Five Islands, Nova Scotia Waterways, PEI's North Shore, Nepisguit, L'Eau Claire, George, French, Ottawa, Algonquin Park, TheKawarthas, Rideau Waterway, Lady Evelyn, Steel, Quetico, Hudson Bay, Souri s, Drinking, Churchill, William, macFarlane, Highwood, Sheep, Bowron Lakes,Kicking Horse, Spatsizi and Stikine, Tatshenshini, Soper, Thelon, Morse, S o... View more info