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Gazetteer of Canada; Nova Scotia (Cat. No. M69-1461)
1 Gazetteer of Canada; Nova Scotia (Cat. No. M69-1461)
Ottawa Canadian Board on Geographical Names 1961 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original blue softcover. Official publication. Contains the names of all populated places as well as inland and coastal physical features. Towns, brooks, bays, coves, lakes, channels, and even Post Offices are listed in alphabetical order, followed by description of location and position by latitude and longitude. Two previous owner's names, with no other writing or damage. 192 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Map and Street Guide of Saint John and Lancaster (New Brunswick)
2 Map and Street Guide of Saint John and Lancaster (New Brunswick)
Lancaster, N.B. Jenkins Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 20 x 28 in. 
Original folding printed map with attached pink card covers. Circa 1955. Only two streets appear in Millidgeville, and there is no Harbour Bridge shown. Map is perfect. Cover has edge fading and slight wear. Map 20 x 28 inches folds inside 5 x 8 inch soft cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Old Kuwait; Memories in Photographs, AL-Hijji, Yacoub Y.
3 AL-Hijji, Yacoub Y. Old Kuwait; Memories in Photographs
Almansouria, Kuwait Center for Research and Studies on Kuwait 1997 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos 
Original white soft cover with small ship photo. Text in Arabic and English. No writing or damage. 256 pp., numbered from back to front. Heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Lawrence in Arabia, Anderson, Scott
4 Anderson, Scott Lawrence in Arabia
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 2013 978-0-7710-0766 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Maps and Photos 
Black composition boards backed in orange cloth. Squeaky clean. No writing or damage. A current re-evaluation of the part Lawrence played in the region, as well as an up-to-date understanding of the whole picture. Heavy book will need extra postage. 577 pp. with index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Physical Geography, Ansted, David Thomas
5 Ansted, David Thomas Physical Geography
London Wm. H. Allen & Co. 1868 Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Black cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Earth as a planet. Physical forcees. The succesion of rocks. Land. Mountains. Water. Atmosphere. Climate. Volcanoes. Earthquakes. Plants. Animals. Human race. 509 pp. with index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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China and the Far East; Clark University Lectures, Blakeslee, George H. (Ed.)
6 Blakeslee, George H. (Ed.) China and the Far East; Clark University Lectures
New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 1910 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1917). DJ spine torn. Due to limits of size, it was decided to publish only the longer addresses on China, Japan, and Korea, omitting several short addresses as well as those on the Philippines and India. Laid in is a 4-page leaflet entitled "One of the most distant outposts of the Church" (The Diocese of Western China of the Church of England is in Szechwan Province). 455 pp. Last two leaves uncut. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Browsing in Britain , Bray, G. Peters
7 Bray, G. Peters Browsing in Britain
Vancouver, B.C. Wrigley 1955 Original Cloth Very Good  Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original dark blue cloth on boards, gold lettering and car design. DJ has one small surface loss due to price tag tear. Gift inscription and University of Florida sticker on title. Centennial Agencies stamp on rear DJ. The author accompanied her husband, a Vancouver Queen's Counsel and former Rhodes scholar, to a Rhodes reunion. After, they toured Southern England, and she recorded their experiences. Readers will note with interest the numbers of eminent and colorful people returning to their alma mater. 146 pp,  
Price: 75.00 USD
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Ancient Geography for the Use of Schools and Private Students, Bryce, Archd. H.
8 Bryce, Archd. H. Ancient Geography for the Use of Schools and Private Students
London T. Nelson & Sons 1872 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Maroon cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Jeopardy fans will welcome this book, which provides many older names of geographic regions such as Hellas for Geece and Hispania for Spain and Portugal. Many other names are provided for parts of regions which were added to or subtracted from areas we know today. Rivers, bays, and other water bodies had earlier names, too. 171 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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By Canadian Streams, Burpee, Lawrence J.
9 Burpee, Lawrence J. By Canadian Streams
Toronto The Musson Book Company, Ltd. 1909 First Thus Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Original yellow softcover with pictorial pastedown. Canadian Treasury Series. The great rivers of Canada, The mystic Saguenay, The river of Acadia, The war path of the Iroquois, The river of the cataract, The highway of the fur trade, The Red River of the North, The mighty Mackenzie. Number "5" written on front cover. No other writing. 87 pp. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Les Legendes Des Iles De La Madeleine, Chiasson, Pere Anselme
10 Chiasson, Pere Anselme Les Legendes Des Iles De La Madeleine
Montreal Planete Rebelle 2004 2-922528-43-X / 9782922528435 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Text in French. No writing or damage. 124 pp. plus poem and bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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American Wooden Bridges , Committee on History and Heritage of American Civil Engineering
11 Committee on History and Heritage of American Civil Engineering American Wooden Bridges
N.Y. American Society of Civil Engineers 1976 Trade Paperback Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Trade PAPERBACK with tiny closed tear top of spine, gift inscription, ow fine. Cover photo of covered bridge, and full of diagrams and specifications. Interesting to history buffs, and useful to engineers. Bicentennial Edition. 176 pp. Inscription reads "Milton F. Gregg, VC, Bridge Re-builder of New Brunswick with warm regards. Rob S.(?)" Gregg won Victoria Cross in 1918, re-organized University of New Brunswick as president after WW II, was Minister of Labour in the early 50's, and held other important posts in public service. He died in 1978..  
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Road to the Isle; "the World's Deepest Causeway", Doucet, L.J.
12 Doucet, L.J. The Road to the Isle; "the World's Deepest Causeway"
Sydney, N.S. Canso Crossing Association 1955 First Edition Stated Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original pictorial cover booklet. The Canso Causeway connects Cape Breton Island with Nova Scotia, thus taking half an hour off the time required to make the trip. The idea of a bridge had been tossed about for years as a means of shortening the crossing time required by ferries. Finally, in 1955 the causeway was completed. Map centrefold. About 44 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Canada Moves North, Finnie, Richard
13 Finnie, Richard Canada Moves North
Toronto Macmillan of Canada 1942 First Printing Stated Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos & Diagrams 
Blue cloth on boards. Map endpapers. Father Tache. Fur. Oil. Gold. Farming. Arts. 227 pp. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, Including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan, Fraser, James B.
14 Fraser, James B. Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, Including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan
New York Harper & Brothers 1833 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Engravings 
Brown cloth on boards. The Family Library, No. 70. Previous owner's name. 345 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Persepolis; The Achaemenian Capital, Ghirshman, R. And Herzfeld, E.
15 Ghirshman, R. And Herzfeld, E. Persepolis; The Achaemenian Capital
Tehran, Iran Mirdashti Farhangsara 9649163476 / 9789649163475 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good Good Plus to Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Photos By Afshin Alizadeh 
Original dark blue paper boards. Unclipped colour photo DJ. Compiled and translated by F. Ghani. Text in English with some Arabic. One tiny chip from front DJ. 122 pp. Photo history of the empire from the Seventh to Fourth Centuries, B.C. culminating in the development of Iran. Heavy book may need extra postage. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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A Geographical View of  the World, Embracing the Manners, Customs, and Pursuits of Every Nation, Goldsmith, J.
16 Goldsmith, J. A Geographical View of the World, Embracing the Manners, Customs, and Pursuits of Every Nation
New York E. Hopkins and W. Reed 1826 First American Edition Full Leather Fair No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall. Eight Copperplate Views 
Brown calf on boards. Hinges cracked. Front board and first 12 pages loosely attached. 408 pp. with index, plus appendix. General light foxing, but readable. Revised, corrected, and improved by James G. Percival, M.D. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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National Geographic Index 1947-1976 Inclusive, Grosvenor, Gilbert M. (Ed.)
17 Grosvenor, Gilbert M. (Ed.) National Geographic Index 1947-1976 Inclusive
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society 1977 Original Cloth Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Colour Photos 
Original yellow and black cloth with small facs. pastedown on boards. DJ has small repaired tears top and bottom, OW very good. Suggestion of dry mildew on outer covers; no odour. 451 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Taft's Point Shell Mound at West Gouldsboro, Maine, Hadlock, W.S.
18 Hadlock, W.S. The Taft's Point Shell Mound at West Gouldsboro, Maine
Bar Harbor, ME Robert Abbe Museum 1939 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Map and Photos 
Original soft cover stapled booklet. Bulletin 5 of the Robert Abbe Museum. A report of objects found by excavation, with photos. 30 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Scottish Islands; A Comprehensive Guide to Every Scottish Island, Haswell-Smith, Hamish
19 Haswell-Smith, Hamish The Scottish Islands; A Comprehensive Guide to Every Scottish Island
Edinburgh Canongate Books, Ltd. 1998 0-86241-579-9 / 9780862415792 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall The Author 
Blue cloth on boards. First free endpaper trimmed. "This is the first complete gazetteer to cover all of Scotland's many hundreds of islands." - DJ. Priceclipped DJ. 423 pp. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Vietnam and Countries of the Mekong, Henderson, Larry
20 Henderson, Larry Vietnam and Countries of the Mekong
Toronto Thomas Nelson & Sons 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Green cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has two tiny tears in the head. Text block is unmarked. King Sianouk led the life of a playboy, and was far too comfortable with Pol Pot. China, Russia, and the United States gave aid, but the U.S. canceled in 1965, leaving the door open for the Communists. 222 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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