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Drifting Home. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: BERTON, Pierre.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1974, ISBN:0394490819:

Seller ID: 113436


BERTON, Pierre. Drifting Home. New York : Alfred A Knopf, 1974. First US edition. Pp 174, [24] pp plates. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Toy 1307, Cassell 143 : "Author and family raft the Yukon River retracing his father's footsteps from the gold rush times". Dust jacketadds: "By raft down the Yukon, with his wife and six children, the author of The Impossible Railway retraces the great wilderness route of the 1898 goldrush to the ghost town of Dawson that was his own childhood home." Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed, inscribed and dated by... View more info

Early Prose and Poetical Works

By: TAYLOR, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1888,:

Seller ID: 35903


TAYLOR, John. Early Prose and Poetical Works of John Taylor the Water Poet (1580-1653). L: Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1888. Pp 318. 8vo, purple cloth. A collection of early and distinctly salty narrative verse and prose by this common-born Thames ferryman and reluctant member of the Royal Navy. Front inner hinge broken, rear inner starting, heavily rubbed with nicks to head and tail of spine, cloth sunned, edges dusty, a few penned notes, else vg. 65.00 View more info

Ecology of Running Waters. in dj.

By: HYNES, H.B.N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 1970, ISBN:0853231001:

Seller ID: 69572


HYNES, H.B.N. The Ecology of Running Waters. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1970. Pp. [i]-xxiv,[1]-555,(1), + 3 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettered and bordered red title block to spine, topedge dyed pale red. Hynes was a professor of biology at the University of Waterloo at the time of publication. Contents: 1. Water flow and stream channels, 2. Physical characteristics of flowing water, 3. Chemical characteristics of flowing water, 4. Attached algae, 5. Higher plants, 6. Plankton, 7. Composition of the benthic invertebrate fauna, 8. Anatomical and behaviour... View more info

Empire of the St. Lawrence. no dj

By: CREIGHTON, Donald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1956,:

Seller ID: 37540


CREIGHTON, Donald. The Empire of the St. Lawrence. Tor.: Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1956. Pp (8),v-vii,(3),1-441,(1). Maps. 8vo, red cloth. "This book was originally published as one of a series on Canadian-American relations sponsired by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and was then entitled The Commercial Empire of the St. Lawrence 1760-1850. Out of print for a number of years (copies have been selling in the rare book market at substantial prices) it has now been re-issued with a new preface, and with a new title which more accurately describes a work that is very much more ... View more info

English River-Names.

By: EKWALL, Eilert.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford , 1968,:

Seller ID: 88434


EKWALL, Eilert. English River-Names. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, (1968). Reprint. Pp [i]-xcii,[1]-488. Index. 8vo, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. First published in 1928. Contents : [Part I] - Introduction : 1. Plan and scope of the book. 2. Names applied to more rivers than one. Rivers with alternative names,. 3. Various Types of Names. 4. Distribution of the various Types of Names. 5. Phonology of British Names. 6. Some British Suffixes. 7. The Old-English inflexion of River-names. 8. Place-names derived from River-names. 9. Disappearance of River-names. 10. Arrangement of th... View more info

English Rivers and Canals. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ATTERBURY, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York and London, 1984, ISBN:0393018296:

Seller ID: 106634


ATTERBURY, Paul. English Rivers and Canals. New York and London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1984). First American Edition. Pp (4),[5]-152. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. An introduction and eight chapters, (unnumbered in the text): 1. The West Country; 2. The South; 3. The Thames; 4. The Severn; 5. The Heart of England; 6. The East; 7. The North-East; 8. The North-West. With index.. Very good in dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

English Rivers and Canals. First Edition in dustjacket

By: EYRE, Frank and Charles HADFIELD Britain in Pictures HADFIELD, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, 1945,: 1945

Seller ID: 16504


EYRE, Frank and Charles HADFIELD. English Rivers and Canals. With 8 plates in colour and 19 illustrations in black & white. London : Collins, 1945. First Edition. Pp 48. 8vo, printed boards. Toy 3067. In the Britain in Pictures series. Frank Eyre (b. November 21, 1910, Manchester, England - d. March 6, 1988, on board his boat Pegasus in Port Phillip Bay, Australia). Ellis Charles Raymond Hadfield (b. August 5, 1909, Pietersburg, South Africa – d. August 6, 1996, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England). Edges and spine ends... View more info

Environmental Change and Human Adaptation in the Ancient American Southwest. First Printing

By: DOYEL, David E., and Jeffrey S. DEAN (eds.) DEAN, Jeffrey S. REID, J. Jefferson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2006, ISBN:9780874808537:

Seller ID: 113101


DOYEL, David E., and Jeffrey S. DEAN (eds.). Environmental Change and HumanAdaptation in the Ancient American Southwest. Salt Lake City : The Univers ity of Utah Press, (2006). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-344. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Cntents : 1. Culture, environment, and adaptation : perspectives from the ancient Southwest (by Jeffrey S. Dean and David E. Doyel). 2. Early people, early maize, and late archaic ecology in the Southwest (by Alan H. Simmons). 3. Prehistoric human response to landscape change in the American Southwest (by Mic... View more info

Estuarine Environment.

By: BARNES, R.S.K., and J. GREEN (eds.) STEWART, W.D.P. DYER, K.R. WALNE, P.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Applied Science Publishers, London, 1972, ISBN:0853345392:

Seller ID: 91295


BARNES, R.S.K., and J. GREEN (eds.). The Estuarine Environment. London : Applied Science Publishers Ltd, (1972). Pp [i]-xii,1-133,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Estuarine andBrackish Waters – an Introduction (by W.D.P. Stewart). 2. Sedimentation in Estuaries (by K.R. Dyer). 3. Chemical Processes in Estuaries (by John Phil lips). 4. Physiological Problems for Animal Life in Estuaries (by L.C. Beadle). 5. Aspects of Salt-Marsh Ecology with Particular Reference to Inorganic Plant Nutrition (by R.L. Jefferies). 6. Standing Crop, Productivity and... View more info

Evergreen Review : Volume 5 Number 19

By: JONES, LeRoi). TROCCHI, Alexander). O'HARA, Frank). PROUST, Marcel).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grove Press, 1961,:

Seller ID: 45188


(JONES, LeRoi). Evergreen Review : Volume 5 Number 19. (New York : Grove Press, 1961). Pp. 128. 8vo, ill. card covers with yellow spine. Contents: "A Quarter Ahead" (John Rechy); "The Twelve" (Alexander Blok); from "Cain's Book, Vol. 2" (Alexander Trocchi); "The Flies" (Paul Blackburn); "The Sourcesof the Loir at Illiers" (Marcel Proust); "The American Frag" (Leon-Paul Fa rgue); "Foam" (Hans Magnus Enzensberger"; "Goodbye" (John Schultz); "After the War Is Over" (Al Sens); "The Crocodile" (Alfred Andersch); ... View more info

Évolution de l'industrie minière au Québec / Mineral development in Quebec.An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 84, No. 2, February, 197 2

By: DUGAS, Jean Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 84, No.2 PENNIE, A.M. GILBERTSON, Forbes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1972,:

Seller ID: 88673


DUGAS, Jean. "Évolution de l'industrie minière au Québec / Mineral development in Quebec.” An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXXXIV, No. 2, February, 1972, pp 36-49. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1972. Pp (3),36-69,iv-ix,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. TripleColumn. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Also includes A.M. Pennie 's “Scientists past and present in Robeson Channel” (pp 50-55); M. Csapo's “Barong protects the new hospital” (pp 56-59); J. Turner's “The trumpeter swans of Lonesome Lake, B.C.” (pp 60-61); Forbes Gilber... View more info

Exeter and the North Saskatchewan

By: McGRANE, J.E. GRANT, K.E., foreword

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Exeter Sea Cadet Corps, 1950,:

Seller ID: 21936


McGRANE, J.E., Rev. The Exeter and the North Saskatchewan. With a foreword by Lieut. Cmdr. K.E. Grant. Lac La Biche, Alberta : Exeter Sea Cadet Corps,June 1950. Pp 107. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Arora, The Saskatchewan B ibliography 2921, Cooke p.66, Peel 3: 7211. Peel 4211: " The story of a local branch of the Navy League of Canada and a voyage by youthful sailors down the North Saskatchewan." "This is the tale of the birth, growth and achievements of Canada's most northern Sea Cadet Corps.This lively story reachesits climax with the second Exeter's 450-mile cruise down the tr... View more info

Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons. card covers

By: POWELL, J.W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dover, 0, ISBN:0486200949:

Seller ID: 77786


POWELL, J.W. The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons. N.Y.: Dover Publications, [n.d. - late 70s/early 80s?]. Pp 400. Illustrated. 8vo, grey card covers. Later pr of Toy 1384. First published in 1895 as Canyons of the Colorado. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Exploration of the Colorado River. 2nd thus in dj

By: POWELL, John Wesley STEGNER, Wallace, intro.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, 1957,:

Seller ID: 28503


POWELL, John Wesley. The Exploration of the Colorado River. Abridged from the First Edition of 1875. With an Introduction by Wallace Stegner. (Chicago) : University of Chicago Press, (1959). Second Printing. Pp 137. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Later pr of Toy 1384. Vg in dj (a few short tears). 45.00 View more info

Explorers of the Mississippi. 1st US in dj.

By: SEVERIN, Timothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 55991


SEVERIN, Timothy. Explorers of the Mississippi : A history of the conquistadors, voyageurs, and charlatans who discovered, opened up, and exploited the "Father of Waters". NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First US Edition. Pp. 294 + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, pale brown cloth spine with darker brown cloth covered boards, top edge dyed pale blue. Vg in spine sunned dj. 20.00 View more info

Failures and Fiascos : Atlantic Canada's Biggest Boondoggles . First Edition.

By: SOUCOUP, Dan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2013, ISBN:9781771080422:

Seller ID: 110386


SOUCOUP, Dan. Failures and Fiascos : Atlantic Canada's Biggest Boondoggles.(Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2013). First Edition. Pp. (4),[1]-172. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. "With names like Irving Oi l, Sobeys, and McCain Foods on its roster, it's clear that Atlantic Canada has produced its share of industry pioneers over the years. But despite many still-thriving corporations, the region has experienced some tremendous boondoggles along the way. In Failures and Fiascos, exposes Dan Soucoup exposes Atlantic Canada's most substantial industry washouts from the past ... View more info

Fair Rivers of Southern England. 3rd UK in dj.

By: DIXON-SCOTT, James, photographer ALLEN, Fletcher (intro.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller, London, 1946,:

Seller ID: 53522


DIXON-SCOTT, James, photographer. The Fair Rivers of Southern England ; with an introduction by Fletcher Allen. L.: Frederick Muller, (1946). Third Edition. Pp. 11 + 64 p. of illustrations. 8vo, green cloth. Very minor edgewear, else vg in chipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Far Horizons. First Canadian Edition

By: CARMAN, Bliss

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1925,:

Seller ID: 90996


CARMAN, Bliss. Far Horizons. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, (1925). Pp. (8),vii-x,(2),1-85,(5). Decorated endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front, lettering to spine. Watters p.36, Spadoni & Donnelly 783. This collection includes the following poems: "Miraloma", "Lordof the Far Horizons", "A Mirage of the Plains", "St George's In the Pines" , "Song of the Kicking Horse", "Down the Pass", "David Thompson", "Manachaban", "The Place of Vision", "The Truce of the Manitou", "Word from... View more info

Far Horizons. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: CARMAN, Bliss

Price: $45.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1925,:

Seller ID: 51308


CARMAN, Bliss. Far Horizons. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, (1925). Pp. (8),vii-x,(2),1-85,(5). Decorated endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front, lettering to spine. Watters p.36, Spadoni & Donnelly 783. This collection includes the following poems: "Miraloma", "Lordof the Far Horizons", "A Mirage of the Plains", "St George's In the Pines" , "Song of the Kicking Horse", "Down the Pass", "David Thompson", "Manachaban", "The Place of Vision", "The Truce of the Manitou", "Word from... View more info

Farm-Cottage, Camp and Canoe in Maritime Canada, or, The Call of Nova Scotia to the Emigrant and Sportsman. With an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona

By: SILVER, Arthur P. STRATHCONA, Lord, introd

Price: $100.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Limited / The Musson Book Co., London / Toronto, 1908,:

Seller ID: 6436


SILVER, Arthur P. Farm-Cottage, Camp and Canoe in Maritime Canada, or, The Call of Nova Scotia to the Emigrant and Sportsman. With an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. Lord Strathcona & Mount Royal, g.c.m.g. With 97 Illustrations,mainly from Photographs. London: George Routledge & Sons, Limited / Toront o: The Musson Book Co. Limited, [1908]. Pp (5), vi-xviii, 1-249, (1), (4, ads). 8vo, green cloth with gilt moose on fr.board and Routledge on spine. O'Dea 1416, Watters p.982, Rhodenizer p.85, Cassell 1783. Silver (1851-1908)was a native of Halifax. An innacurate title/subtitle as this work has muc ... View more info