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The Living Beach

By: Cameron, Silver Donald

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012188


A broad consideration of our water supply and its future. 246 pp. View more info

Three Against the Wilderness

By: Collier, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Companion Book Club: 1959

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012624


Grey cloth on boards. Appears to be an authentic back-to-the-land experience funded by trapping the Meldrum Creek area of British Columbia. Photos. 286 pp. View more info

The Trees of Old England; Sketches

By: Grindon, Leo H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, F. Pitman: 1868

Seller ID: 012666


Green cloth on boards. Several pages are devoted to the oak, the pine, the beech, the lime. the poplar, the willow, the yew, the maple, the sycamore, the birch, the alder, the ash, and the chestnut. Leaf drawings are assumed to be by the author. 96 pp. with index. Hinges lightly cracked. Wear to front edge of cover. Previous owner's name stamp. View more info

Waterfalls of New Brunswick

By: Guitard, Nicholas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Goose Lane Editions: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012575


The fascination fostered by the sight and sound of falling water is universal. Here are colour views of 55 of the thousands of those known in New Brunswick. Please go near the water. 149 pp. View more info

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Illustrated Flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago (Bulletin No. 146)

By: Porsild, A,E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Canada: 1964

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 010122


Maroon cloth on boards lettered in gilt. B/W drawings by Dagny Tande Lid of Norway, known for her drawings of plants, her illustrated poetry collections, and her botanical illustrations of Norwegian postage stamps. A guide to 340 species of flowering plants and ferns. 218 pp. View more info

Wisdom of the Wilderness

By: Roberts, Sir Charles G.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012695


Blue cloth on boards. Book is clean and sound. DJ has small tears head and foot of spine. Another of the popular collection, Wisdom of the Wilderness. A more recent reprint. 184 pp. View more info

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The Life of a River

By: Russell, Andy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1987

Seller ID: 010073


Blue cloth on boards. DJ unclipped. The Prologue begins with Big Tooth, a native hunter, watching a herd of wooly mammoths about 30,000 years ago. He builds an enormous spear, intending to bag one of those huge animals. The story then shifts to the age of the homesteaders, and finally to more recent days. 179 pp. View more info

A Farley Mowat Reader

By: Thomas, Wendy (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012989


Black, laminated cloth on boards. DJ matches cover. With selections from Born Naked, The Dog Who Wouldn't Be, Owls in the Family, The Boat Who Wouldn't Float, and Many Others. 192 pp. View more info

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Wildland Fires in Banff National Park 1880-1980

By: White, Cliff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Parks Branch, Parks Canada: 1985

Seller ID: 010562


Photo cover paperback of 106 pp. in excllent condition. Occasional Paper No. 3 points out the change of direction in fire management - "allowing fire to play as natural a role as possible." - Preface. A fairly humdrum account, with the occasional personal recollections of various staff. 106 pp. View more info

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Canadian Nature; Vol. 11, No. 1 January-February, 1949

By: Whittemore, A. R. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Whittemore Publishing Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 011935


Blue cloth on boards. School library presentation bookplate. I was surprised to discover a long article on identifying 65 different trees by examining their twigs. I was delighted to see another article on how to make a willow whistle, just the way we used to do it. Arithmetic on first free endpaper. No other writing or damage. 176 pp. View more info