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A Song for Ireland

By: O'Hara, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Londoon, Michael Joseph: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007774

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has small edge tear at foot. An anthology of the author's favourite songs, grouped under various headings. An accomplished performer from the age of 8, Mary spent 12 years as a Benedictine nun following the death of her first husband before returning to the stage and remarrying. Several Gaelic songs are included. ISBN 0-7181-2161-9. 208 pp. View more info

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Coastal Labrador; A Northern Odyssey

By: Oppersdorff, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing, Ltd.: 1991

Seller ID: 008461

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Striking contrasts between sublime sunsets and shrieking blizzards, yet a typical resident will say, "I just loves (sic) it here !" Map and numerous colour photos with text. Approx. 90 pp. View more info

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Travels in the Interior of Africa

By: Parks, Mungo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1893

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010253

Condition: Good to Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. Hinges cracked. A native of Scotland, Mungo Parks was employed by Sir Joseph Banks to explore the Niger River. After two years in preparation, during which he learned the Mandingo language, he set out in 1795. During a second trip in 1805 he was killed by natives. 392 pp. Note: Cover shows name as Parks, while title page omits the "s". View more info

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ShadowLight; A Photographer's Life

By: Patterson, Freeman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 006940

ISBN: 000255075X

Condition: Near Fine


Original tweedy grey cloth on boards. Faultless condition. A remarkable book which joins the beauty of colour photography with the thrill of motorcycling as parts of the biography of New Brunswick's own Freeman Patterson. You have to see it. 176 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The City of the Great King; and Other Places in the Holy Land

By: Phelps, William Lyon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corporation: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009457

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards backed in green. Previous owner's name. Previous owner's name. Each of the twelve chapters features a full-page colour plate by Dean Cornwell. Laid in is a 4-page flyer for A Poster Competition sponsored by the Art Association of America, dated February 1, 1927, of which Charles Dana Gibson and Rockwell Kent are two of the judges. 116 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Tunisie

By: Piovan, Raffaello

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, Grund: 2003

Seller ID: 002089

ISBN: 2-7000-2574-1

Condition: Very Good


Original plasticized photo cover on boards. Matching DJ. Translated into French by Cecile Breffort. Espaces de Reve Series. 136 pp. with index. View more info

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New Brunswick Images/ Images Nouveau-Brunswick

By: Porteous, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1977

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 007598

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. DJ has small chips and tears head and foot. Colour photos were made available by the New Brunswick Department of Tourism. Paula J.O. Read translated all text, which is in both English and French. ISBN 0-88790-094-1. 78 pp. including list of photos/credits. View more info

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New Brunswick Images; Images Nouveau-Brunswick

By: Porteous, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 010100

ISBN: 0-88790-094-1

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. No writing. DJ has 5-6 edge tears. 61 colour photos by various photographers. Brief text in both official languages (French and English). 78 pp. View more info

Image for Vanished Continent; An Italian Expedition to the Comoro Islands

Vanished Continent; An Italian Expedition to the Comoro Islands

By: Prosperi, Franco

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Adventurers Club: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006768

Condition: Very Good


Original grey tweedy cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped, bottom edge tear, and wear to spine head. A typical travel story, with interesting photos, dangerous episodes, and successful conclusion. 232 pp. View more info

St. Andrews & the Islands

By: Rees, Ronald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing , Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 012478

ISBN: 1-55109-115-1

Condition: Very Good


Colour cover paperback. No writing or damage. St. Andrews, Campobello, Deer Island, Grand Manan, Moose Island. 147 pp. View more info

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Things Seen in the Pyrenees

By: Richardson, Capt. Leslie

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York and Nashville, E.P. Dutton & Co.:

Seller ID: 011810

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Several photos. 156 pp. with index. View more info

Quebec; The French-Canadian Province

By: Roads Dept.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Quebec, Tourist Bureau: 1927

Seller ID: 012684

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive travel book of 98 pp. Many photos. Hunting regulations. Highway signs. Mines. Rivers. View more info

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Centennial History of Hawera and the Waimate Plains

By: Roberts, C.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hawera, N.Z., Hawera Star Publishing Company, Limited: 1939

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008273

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. A celebration of New Zealand's entrance into the British Commonwealth 100 years earlier. Emphasis on South Taranaki. Two presentation notes. A glossary would have been helpful. 395 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Covered Bridges in the Saco River Valley; in Maine and New Hampshire

By: Robertson, E.B./ Robertson, D.K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westbrook, ME, Robertson Books: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors.

Seller ID: 001969

Condition: Very Good


Original white soft cover with line drawing in red. Photos and drawings of nine covered bridges, with maps, signs, and provenance make them easy to locate and appreciate. In addition, there are some replicas modelled after originals. 88 pp. View more info

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St. Kilda; Church, Visitors, and 'Natives'

By: Robson, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis, Islands Book Trust: 2005

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 008850

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. A remarkably large and heavy book which relays the history of this island in the Hebrides. 755 pp. Will need extra postage. View more info

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The Caribbean

By: Rodman, Selden

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011630

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Yellow cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Price-clipped DJ has small chip out of the top edge of the back. 320 pp. with index. View more info

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The Story of Labrador

By: Rompkey, Bill

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 008501

Condition: As New


Original photo cover trade paperback. Purchased new from university bookstore. Originally published in 2003, it is "the story of Innu caribou hunters, of Innuit people of the seal, of French fishermen and Basque whalers, of absentee governors, of settlers, and of the fight for life in a harshly beautiful land." - back cover. 195 pp. with index. View more info

India; A Handbook of Travel

By: Roy, P.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Narendrapur - 743508 : India, Saturday Mail Publications: 1980

Edition: Fifth Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 012704

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Spine faded. Begins with a brief historical outline. 538 pp. plus Bibliography and endpaper maps. View more info

Saint John; Photography By Rob Roy

By: Roy, Rob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 2004

Seller ID: 012375

ISBN: 1-55109-485-1

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning colour photographs on every page with welcoming text provide a fresh look at the city. 78 pp. View more info

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St. Mark's Rest; The History of Venice

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Mershon Company:

Seller ID: 006011

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth lavishly decorated in red and silver on boards. No writing. Gutter strain pp. 126-127 glued. Preface, The burden of Tyre, Latrator Anubis, St. James of the Deep Stream, St. Theodore the Chair-Seller, The Shadow on the Dial, Red and White Clouds, Divine Right, The Requiem, Note on the Mosaics of St. Mark's, The Shrine of the Slaves, The Place of Dragons, Sanctus, Index. 270 pp. View more info