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Image for Map and Street Guide of Saint John and Lancaster (New Brunswick)

Map and Street Guide of Saint John and Lancaster (New Brunswick)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, N.B., Jenkins:

Seller ID: 006270

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Gazetteer of Canada; Nova Scotia (Cat. No. M69-1461)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Board on Geographical Names: 1961

Seller ID: 007110

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Old Kuwait; Memories in Photographs

By: AL-Hijji, Yacoub Y.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Almansouria, Kuwait, Center for Research and Studies on Kuwait: 1997

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006336

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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Lawrence in Arabia

By: Anderson, Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 2013

Seller ID: 010808

ISBN: 978-0-7710-0766

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Physical Geography

By: Ansted, David Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Wm. H. Allen & Co.: 1868

Edition: Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 011568

Condition: Good Plus


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. View more info

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China and the Far East; Clark University Lectures

By: Blakeslee, George H. (Ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011685

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Browsing in Britain

By: Bray, G. Peters

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Wrigley: 1955

Seller ID: 000471

Condition: Very Good


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 colorfu... View more info

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Ancient Geography for the Use of Schools and Private Students

By: Bryce, Archd. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons: 1872

Seller ID: 011478

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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By Canadian Streams

By: Burpee, Lawrence J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company, Ltd.: 1909

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005872

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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Les Legendes Des Iles De La Madeleine

By: Chiasson, Pere Anselme

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Planete Rebelle: 2004

Seller ID: 011243

ISBN: 2-922528-43-X

Condition: Very Good


Text in French. No writing or damage. 124 pp. plus poem and bibliography. View more info

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American Wooden Bridges

By: Committee on History and Heritage of American Civil Engineering

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., American Society of Civil Engineers: 1976

Seller ID: 000470

Condition: Very Good


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 La... View more info

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The Road to the Isle; "the World's Deepest Causeway"

By: Doucet, L.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, N.S., Canso Crossing Association: 1955

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005000

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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Canada Moves North

By: Finnie, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1942

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 010656

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Map endpapers. Father Tache. Fur. Oil. Gold. Farming. Arts. 227 pp. View more info

Image for Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, Including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan

Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, Including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan

By: Fraser, James B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1833

Seller ID: 011417

Condition: Good


Brown cloth on boards. The Family Library, No. 70. Previous owner's name. 345 pp. View more info

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Persepolis; The Achaemenian Capital

By: Ghirshman, R. And Herzfeld, E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tehran, Iran, Mirdashti Farhangsara:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006337

ISBN: 9649163476

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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. View more info

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A Geographical View of the World, Embracing the Manners, Customs, and Pursuits of Every Nation

By: Goldsmith, J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. Hopkins and W. Reed: 1826

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011481

Condition: Fair


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. View more info

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National Geographic Index 1947-1976 Inclusive

By: Grosvenor, Gilbert M. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Geographic Society: 1977

Seller ID: 001224

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Taft's Point Shell Mound at West Gouldsboro, Maine

By: Hadlock, W.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bar Harbor, ME, Robert Abbe Museum: 1939

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006533

Condition: Good Plus


Original soft cover stapled booklet. Bulletin 5 of the Robert Abbe Museum. A report of objects found by excavation, with photos. 30 pp. View more info

Image for The Scottish Islands; A Comprehensive Guide to Every Scottish Island

The Scottish Islands; A Comprehensive Guide to Every Scottish Island

By: Haswell-Smith, Hamish

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Canongate Books, Ltd.: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011713

ISBN: 0-86241-579-9

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Vietnam and Countries of the Mekong

By: Henderson, Larry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1967

Seller ID: 011587

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info