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Image for Against Darkness and Storm; Lighthouses of the Northeast

Against Darkness and Storm; Lighthouses of the Northeast

By: Thurston, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Publishing Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003139

ISBN: 1-55109-039-2

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue-green cloth on boards. Shallow scratch on colour photo DJ. No other damage and no writing. Only a sampling of Canadian lighthouses in various moods and compositions, with map and index. 102 pp. View more info

Image for The Innocents Abroad and The New Pilgrims' Progress; From the New World to the Old

The Innocents Abroad and The New Pilgrims' Progress; From the New World to the Old

By: Twain, Mark(Samuel L. Clemens)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, & Bowden, Limited:

Seller ID: 006479

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth with gold tree on beveled boards. Previous owner's name. Minor shelf wear to corners. Top edges gilt. Twain's tone changes as the trip progresses, especially as they reach the Holy Land. Somewhere near Naples, the title morphs into The New Pilgrim's Progress. Since the book was put together by means of several newspaper columns, it's a bit awkward to follow. This book was trememdously popular at the time. Although I didn't read all of it, I found... View more info

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Tashkent; A Guide

By: Tyurikov, V.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Moscow, Raduga Publishers: 1983

Seller ID: 008406

Condition: Very Good


Original blue laminated boards. History, Streets and Squares, Museums, Theatres, Concert Halls, Other Places of Interest, Cuisine, and Information. Foldout map in back. 95 pp. View more info

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Travel By Road Through the Ages

By: Unsead, R. J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, A. And C. Black, Ltd: 1958

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010871

Condition: Very Good


Coloured paper boards with matching price-clipped DJ. One of Black's Junior Reference Books. Cart, carriage, char, bridges, horses, stage coach, toll-gates, turnpikes. Telford. Macadam. Steam. Bicycle. Motorcycle. Index. 64 pp. View more info

Image for Little Rivers; A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness

Little Rivers; A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Co., Limited: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008701

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Front hinge cracked. Prelude, Little Rivers, A Leaf of Spearmint, Ampersand, A Handful of Heather,The Ristigouche from a Horse-Yacht, Alpenrosen and Goat's-Milk, Au Large, Trout-Fishing in the Traun, At the Sign of the Balsam Bough, A Song after Sundown, Index. Walks and fishing trips in various places. 348 pp. View more info

Writing the Rails; Train Adventures By the World's Best-Loved Writers

By: Various Authors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012676

ISBN: 1-57912-205-1

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards backed in grey cloth. Faultless book and DJ. Edited by Edward C. Goodman. My guess is that the previous owner was more interested in hardware than literature, for how could he resist Fanny Kemble, Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, and dozens oif other internationally-known writers whose train experiences are sampled here ? 368 pp. with index. View more info

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Mellowed By Time; A Charleston Notebook

By: Verner, Elizabeth O'Neill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, Bostickk & Thornley, Inc.: 1964

Edition: Fifth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008636

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. An artist in love with Charleston. Illustrated by her pencil drawings. 81 pp. View more info

Image for Ottawa Stories; Images Through the Seasons

Ottawa Stories; Images Through the Seasons

By: Von Baich, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roseneath, ON, Bubna-Lennkh Publishing: 1994

Seller ID: 004759

ISBN: 0969866909

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. DJ has one short tear at head. With E.J. McEvoy and Mary Ann Simpkins, who provided the text. 101 colour plates of Ottawa, taken over a period of seven years. 88 pp. Inspired by a balloon ride. View more info

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Old New Brunswick; A Victorian Portrait

By: Vroom, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009828

ISBN: 0-19-540293-6

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by Arthur Doyle. My favourite picture book of New Brunswick and Saint John. Several photos by Isaac Erb are featured as well as other photographers. Previous owner's name. 123 pp. View more info

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The Salisbury Avon (The Rivers of England Series, Volume II)

By: Walls, Ernest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bristol, Arrowsmith: 1929

Edition: First - First Published in 1929

Seller ID: 008216

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Laid in is a 32-page photo booklet of Salisbury Cathedral. Only a hint of foxing on a few leaves. 288 pp. No writing. View more info

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The Adventures of Marco Polo

By: Walsh, Richard J. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., John Day Company: 1948

Seller ID: 008459

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on blindstamped boards. Foreword by Pearl S. Buck. Arranged in four books; The Journey from the Lesser Armenia to Shangtu, Kublai Khan and Journeys South and West, India, and Wars Among the Tartar Princes. Six colour illustrations and three maps. Laid in are several local clippings regarding the ship named Marco Polo, constructed in Saint John in 1850-1851. 196 pp. View more info

Image for The Sunshine Coast; From Gibsons to Powell River

The Sunshine Coast; From Gibsons to Powell River

By: White, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, B.C., Harbour Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: 007371

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Striking colour photos by various artists. ISBN 1-55017-081-3 and 9 781550 170818. 127 pp. View more info

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Analysis of Railroad Operations

By: White, Joseph L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation: 1946

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 005331

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Laid in is an Addendum referring to cancellation of accounts by the Interstate Commerce Commission. DJ chipped head and foot. Approx. 32 pp. of photos at back. 306 pp., including Index. View more info

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The Capitals of the Globe

By: Wilberforce, Archibald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Peter Fenelon Collier: 1893

Seller ID: 005521

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth decorated and lettered in black on boards. All the information you need to get from here to there, at very interesting 1893 prices ! Foor of backstrip torn. Marbled edges. Many views (Engravings). 586 pp. View more info

A Motor Tour Through Canada

By: Wilby, Thomas W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bell and Cockburn: 1914

Seller ID: 012177

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. A jarring journey across Canada before freeways. Many photos. Two news stories laid in. 290 pp. View more info

Image for Keji; Rips and Riffles

Keji; Rips and Riffles

By: Wilson, Dale (Signed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hammonds Plains, N.S., Friends of Keji Coop. Assoc.: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007370

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover trade paperback. Over 65 colour photos of Kejimkujik National Park in SW Nova Scotia. Signed by the author. Some photos jump out at you, while others pull you in. Text in English and French. 96 pp. ISBN 978-0-9782741-0-8 and 9 780978 274108. View more info

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Cinders & Saltwater; The Story of Atlantic Canada's Railways

By: Woods, Shirley E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Publishing Limited: 1992

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011054

ISBN: 1-55109-027-9

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper boards. DJ clean and intact. No writing or damage. This book should help to inform new residents as well as to complete the memories of oldtimers as to how, where, and when we got our railroads (and lost some of them). Generously illustrated with photos and maps. 227 pp. with index plus Credits. View more info

Image for Travels During the Years 1787, 1788, and 1789, Undertaken More Particularly with a View to Ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, and National Prosperity of the Kingdom of France, to Which is Added the Register of a Tour Into Spain (In Two Vol.)

Travels During the Years 1787, 1788, and 1789, Undertaken More Particularly with a View to Ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, and National Prosperity of the Kingdom of France, to Which is Added the Register of a Tour Into Spain (In Two Vol.)

By: Young, Arthur

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Dublin, R. Cross, P. Wogan, L. White, (et al): 1793

Seller ID: 010121

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Full brown calf on boards. Gilt arms or crest of Conservative Club Liverpool in gilt on covers. A New Map of the Soil of France (in colour) and A New Map of the Author's Route in Volume I. A New Map of the Climate and Navigation of France in Volume II. (All maps complete). Reference to Spain seems to be limited to a side trip to Catalonia, then as now one of the most forward-looking provinces with a strong agricultural base. Volume II is a survey of France with spec... View more info

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My Country and My People

By: Yutang, Lin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock/John Day: 1938

Edition: Revised Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 010777

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. No writing. Previous owner's initials inside back cover. Chinese People; Chinese Character; Chinese Mind; Ideals of Life. 382 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Australia

By: Ziegler, Oswald L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Oswald Ziegler: 1976

Seller ID: 001064

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ has small edge tears. A celebration of 75 years of Australian federation. Lots of illustrations and ample text describe its evolvement. 360 pp with index. View more info