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Image for Across Widest America, Newfoundland to Alaska; Withe the Impressions of Two Years' Sojourn on the Bering Coast Profusely Illustrated

Across Widest America, Newfoundland to Alaska; Withe the Impressions of Two Years' Sojourn on the Bering Coast Profusely Illustrated

By: Devine, Edward J. (S.J.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Montreal, The Canadian Messenger: 1905

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005141

Condition: Fair to Good


Original green cloth highly decorated in gold on boards. Hinges badly cracked, but covers still attached. Upper half of backstrip torn away from one joint, but present. Inscribed, "To Dr. Lunney, From one of his best friends. The Author. New Years '06." Author's portrait frontispiece as well as a second portrait on second free endpaper. This volume contains articles which were printed first in the London "Month" and the "Canadian Messenger" a... View more info

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Couleurs De Belgique / Belgium in Colour

By: Dumont, Georges-H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Paul F. Merckx: 1963

Seller ID: 004762

Condition: Good


Original colour photo laminated boards backed in grey cloth. Text in French and English. Most of the plates are exteriors of colourful fields or buildings, but a few are of closeups of interior decorations of churches. 142 pp. View more info

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The Norfolk Broads

By: Dutt, William A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Fourth Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 008217

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Exceptional illustrations: 46 colour plates, 23 monotones, 9 other illustrations and 5 maps. 407 pp. with index. View more info

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Legends of Greece Ancient and Modern

By: Economides, Irene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007826

Condition: Very Good


Original small, white booklet with illustrated cover. 68 pp. Signed. View more info

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Our Maritimes

By: Evans, Millie and Mullen, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tantallon, N.S., Four East: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000724

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial covered paperback, no DJ. Minor lower corner turnup. Unmarked. 251 pp. with index. View more info

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Modern Turkey (Belgravia Ship's Library)

By: Farley, J. Lewis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1872

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008735

Condition: Fair to Good


Original 3/4 leather on red cloth boards. Seal of the Anchor Line in gold. This is the second volume we have listed which was in the library of the Belgravia of the Anchor Line, which sank near Saint John in 1896. The author rose through a career in banking to being appointed consul at Bristol. He has several additional volumes to his credit. Damage appears limited to staining and wear of the covers, the interior being intact and clean. The catalogue of the ship's ... View more info

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India (Peeps at Many Lands)

By: Finnemore, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, Ltd.: 1924

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007200

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Eight full-page colour drawings. Reading the Contents page impressed upon me the variety of both geography and society in this ancient country. Truly a land of great contrsts ! Some foxing spots to front edges. 92 pp. View more info

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Chicago and A Century of Progress

By: Flader, Louis (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Edward J. Wonn: 1933

Seller ID: 008373

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original gold paper boards with small pastedown. A thorough photographic excursion through Chicago of the 30's, showing dozens of public buildings. An optimistic look at the future, so soon after the stock market crash ! How many of these imposing and expensive structures are still in use after nearly 80 years ? Unpaginated. Approx. 94 pp. View more info

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England and Canada; A Summer Tour Between Old and New Westminster

By: Fleming, Sandford

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington: 1884

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001923

Condition: Good


Red cloth, elaborately lettered, on boards. Spine sunned. Library bookplate and spine number. Previous owner's bookplate. Two gatherings loosening, but not separated. Clean and readable. 393 pp. plus long catalog. Spine head chipped. View more info

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A Vagabond Journey Around the World; A Narrative of Personal Experience.

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1910

Seller ID: 003995

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Frontispiece and attached leaf re-inserted. Young American student circles the globe with very little money, no weapons, and no baggage. Wisely, he took a lot of photos with his "Kodak." Endpapers grubby. 502 pp. View more info

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A Vagabond Journey Around the World; A Narrative of Personal Experience

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Star Books; Garden City Publishing Co.: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011773

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing 1/3. The author travels the world with very little tack. "A man can girdle the globe without money, weapons, or baggage."- P.xv. Actually, he had $104.00 and a camera. His descriptions of people and their behaviour are graphic and funny, as are his frequent lapses into foreign tongues. 502 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

A Motor Scamper 'Cross Canada (Signed)

By: Gomery, Percy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012161

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. An interesting and humorous account of an auto trip from Montreal to Vancouver. Signed on the title page. Might be well worth reading before you attempt to repeat it. 208 pp. plus map. View more info

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Train Journeys of the World; A Spectacular Voyage of Discovery Along 30 of The World's Most Exciting Rail Routes

By: Gordon, Susan (Ed.)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, U.K., The Automobile Association: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001428

Condition: Very Good


Original plasticized photo cover on boards. DJ very good. Includes the story of each route, no matter how far-flung, with the atmosphere and specially-drawn map. Selections are from all except the polar continents, including the famous Orient Express. Travel tips are included for those who wish to live out parts of the story. 224 pp. with index.. View more info

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Inn & Out; Misadventures of a Nova Scotia Innkeeper

By: Gott, Marian "Penny"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, Braemar Publishing, Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 011599

ISBN: 0-921054-06-8

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Two female veterans of WW II join forces to become innkeepers in Smith's Cove, N.S. 88 pp. View more info

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Covered Bridges of New Brunswick

By: Gregory, Joan

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Moncton, N.B., JIL Productions: 1981

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006143

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original white illustrated soft cover. About two dozen line drawings of covered bridges in New Brunswick, with map of distribution and list of locations. About 48 pp. Previous owner's name on cover, otherwise clean. View more info

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Historic Cyprus; A Guide to Its Towns & Villages, Monasteries & Castles

By: Gunnis, Rupert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Cyprus, K. Rustem & Bro: 1973

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 009087

Condition: Good Plus


Original black cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ lightly worn head and foot. Icons and the Greek Church, History of Cyprus, Arrangement of an Orthodox Church, Nicosia, Famagusta, Larnaca, Kyrenia, Limassol, Paphos, Villages, Castles, and Monasteries. Bibliography, Chronology, and Index. First chapter underlined in red. Whole book lightly wrinkled, but dry and lacking odour. Large map attached to back cover is very good. Laid in is news clipping about a 10-year-old bo... View more info

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Odessa Says Welcome/ Map of Leningrad

By: Guyvoron, A. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Odessa, Odessa Publishing House "Mayak": 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 009138

Condition: Very Good


Original white illustrated cover on paper boards. Laid in is a map of "Reconstructed Outskirts of Leningrad" Route and Diagram of Metro Lines. On reverse of this map are "Embankments on the Left Bank of the Neva" and "Nevsky Prospekt." The book has 180 pp. and is unmarked. View more info

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The Story of Scots in Hawai'i

By: Hackler, Rhoda E.A. (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Caledonian Society of Hawai'i: 2000

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011582

Condition: Very Good


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Canada

By: Haley, Catharine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada/ Greenwich, CT, W. H. Smith/Bison Books: 1988

Seller ID: 002772

ISBN: 0-88665-451-3

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Colour photo DJ. A big book on a big country. Some striking photos in this coffee table number. Please inquire for postage. No names or damage. 192 colourful pp. View more info