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Image for The Voyages and Explorations of Samuel De Champlain 1604-1616, Narrated By Himself (The Trailmakers of Canada) 2 Vol Set.

The Voyages and Explorations of Samuel De Champlain 1604-1616, Narrated By Himself (The Trailmakers of Canada) 2 Vol Set.

By: Bourne, Edward Gaylord (Ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Courier Press: 1911

Seller ID: 006085

Condition: Very Good


Original blindstamped red cloth on boards. Two-volume set. Translated by Annie Nettleton Bourne. Introduction by W.L. Grant. Also includes The Voyage of 1603 reprinted from Purchas His Pilgrimes. Previous owner's name stamp, with no other writing. Minor waterstains in Vol. II not affecting text. 254 and 229 pp, respectively. View more info

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The Little Book of Geneva

By: Bradfield, B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Geneva, Librairie Kundig: 1926

Seller ID: 001754

Condition: Very Good


Original beige softcover book with pictorial cover. The Secret of the City's Attraction: Story, Surroundings, and Internationalism. Narrative Description of the Reformation Monument. Account of the International Association. Eight maps and 24 illustrations ( chiefly photos of buildings ). 96 pp. plus foldout map and several ads. View more info

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Holland As It Is

By: Brill, C.H.W. d'Artillac (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Hague, Economic Information Service: 1948

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005781

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth titled in gold and backed in white on boards. A series of photos showing history and modern enterprise side by side. Full-page shots, many of them portraits. depict residents in traditional dress and activitities as well as modern industrial plants. The general theme is recovery from five years of occupation during World War II. Unpaginated, with 70 black/white photos on about 80 pp. Text in English. View more info

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Atlantic Canada

By: Brooks, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Collins Publishers: 1984

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011293

ISBN: 0-00-217032-9

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. No writing or damage. Produced by Ted Smart and David Gibbon. A generous display of full-colour photos of indoor and outdoor scenes from all around the Maritime provinces, preceded by six full pages of text. Approx. 200 pp. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Castles; A History and Guide

By: Brown, Reginald Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, Blandford Press: 1980

Seller ID: 012164

ISBN: 0-7137-1100-0

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book or DJ. A number of contributors have cooperated to make this a valuable historical resource. From the Contents page with its reference to 'machicolations' to the comprehensive index, the reader is presented with much useful information in both words and pictures. 192 pp. View more info

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Atlantic Canada

By: Bruce, Harry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Limited: 1991

Edition: First(Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 011295

ISBN: 1-55013-268-7

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. A conversational tone and intimate perspectives make this book a welcoming look at the Maritimes. No writing or damage. 120 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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China As I See It

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Day Company: 1970

Seller ID: 010691

Condition: Good


Beige cloth on boards. Plastic wrapper over DJ. Heavy shelf wear and library evidence. Reflections over several years, from the 30's to the 60's. 305 pp. View more info

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New Brunswick: As Seen By the Senior Goodwill Ambassadors

By: Butler, Robert G. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., J.& B. Publishers: 2002

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003608

ISBN: 0-9687333-1-X

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow pictorial cover paperback. Lots of colour photos of various tourist attractions, as well as historic scenes in black and white from all over the province. A good guide for planning an outing.153 pp. View more info

Shropshire Haunts of Mary Webb

By: Byford-Jones, W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Wilding & Son, Limited: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012887

Condition: Good Plus


Tan tweed backed in red cloth on boards. DJ torn at corners and spine. Visit the places Mary lived, from her birthplace at Leighton to The Grange, where she lived as a young girl. Or, locate other places she wrote about - Plaish Hall, or Wilderhope Manor House, which the National Trust have taken over. 102 pp. View more info

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Australia; The Lands and Peoples Series

By: Cairns, G.O. And J. F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1953

Edition: First Published 1953

Seller ID: 004176

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original light blue cloth lettered in red on boards. Price-clipped DJ has several short tears repaired inside, and three small pieces missing. Previous owner's name. Hard to find First Edition. 90 pp. with index. View more info

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The Tears of Isis; The Story of a New Journey from the Mouth to the Source of the River Nile

By: Carrington, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1959

Seller ID: 011534

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Library cancellation. Mylar jacket over DJ. "See the pyramids along the Nile" and a whole lot more ! This book contains a wealth of photos and maps from one end to the other. Laid in are two notes from a previous owner. 256 pp. with index. View more info

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Nova Scotia; A Traveller's Companion - Over 300 Years of Travel Writing

By: Choyce, Lesley (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lawrencetown Beach, NS, Pottersfield Press: 2005

Seller ID: 008533

Condition: As New


Original illustrated cover trade paperback. Bought new from university bookstore. Begins with Champlain and Lescarbot at Annapolis Royal and ends with Arthur C. Walworth in 1948 on various sites on Cape Breton. 224 pp. View more info

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The Almanac of Cyprus 1992

By: Christodoulou, Andreas (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Press and Information Office: 1991

Seller ID: 008571

Condition: Very Good


Original illustrated cover trade paperback. Provides basic information on history, government, economy, and social aspects of the island. Foldout map in back. 357 pp. View more info

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Changing Seasons; Letters from Armenia (Signed)

By: Coe, Barbara A. (Ph.D.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Trafford Publishing: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004407

ISBN: 141207022-8

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo cover trade paperback. Signed by author. Coe served as a visiting professor in this ancient, formerly communist, country for 2 1/2 years. Sponsored by the Civic Education Project, her aim was to counteract the widespread reality in Armenia that people felt unable to change their leaders, their country, or their communities. These letters convey the challenges and the joys of dealing with bright students and ignorant officials, gourmet meals and ... View more info

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Moon Cakes and Maple Sugar; Remembrances of China

By: Copland, Marnie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, Welch Publishing Company, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 011600

ISBN: 0-919532-55-1

Condition: Very Good


Red softcover. The parents of the author were missionaries of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The half-title page is signed by Robert B. McClure, who was elected Moderator of the United Church of Canada in 1968. 152 pp. View more info

The Marvellous Country; Or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, the Apaches' Home

By: Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Amherst, N.S., Rogers & Black: 1874

Seller ID: 012432

Condition: Good


Green cloth on boards, lettered in gilt on cover and spine. Spine worn head and foot. Hinges cracked and glued. 532 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Canterbury (Beautiful England Series)

By: Danks, Canon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, Limited:

Seller ID: 011066

Condition: Very Good


White paper boards. Price-clipped DJ. 12 Colour scenes and descriptive text. 56 pp. View more info

The Real Paradise; Memories of Africa 1950-1963

By: Davidson, Ann M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Durham, Pentland Press, Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012516

ISBN: 1-85821-044-5

Condition: Very Good


Recently at home in St. Andrews, N.B., the author lived for 13 years in Nyasaland, which became Malawi. An inspired correspondent. Large foldout map. Laid in is an ad from Scottish World. 548 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Timeline History of London; People, Places, Pageantry

By: Davies, Gill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Worth Press Ltd.: 2012

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 010948

ISBN: 978-1-84931-063

Condition: Near Fine


Colour paper boards. No marks or damage. A colourful, modern book that brings London up-to-date with no apologies. The three-part foldout map is a special treat. 150 pp. View more info

Image for The Chinese: A General Description of the Empire of China and Its Inhabitants (Vol. I only)

The Chinese: A General Description of the Empire of China and Its Inhabitants (Vol. I only)

By: Davis, John Francis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1848

Seller ID: 011446

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. The Family Library, No. 80; Vol. I only. 383 pp. View more info