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Mystery Islands: Discovering the Ancient Pacific

by Koppel, Tom

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Published
2012
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New
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First Edition
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Suva, Fiji Islands: USP Press (University of the South Pacific), 2012 New book by Tom Koppel, PhD. in political science, veteran author and journalist, who now makes his home on Salt Spring Island, B.C. Signed by the author. Book details his personal odyssey across a vast ocean and through time exploring new theories and discoveries surrounding life throughout the… Read more
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White and the Gold, The - The French Regime in Canada

by Costain, Thomas B.

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Published
1954
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Limited/First Edition
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$225.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1954 This handsome volume is a signed, limited edition (#174 of 250) with the addition of an actual page from the original working manuscript of "The White and the Gold". Blue leather with bevelled edges, gilt titling on white spine label, white and gilt decoration and border on spine, top edge… Read more
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Golden Trail: The Story of the Klondike Rush

by Berton, Pierre

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Published
1954
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Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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$38.00

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Toronto, ON: Macmillan, 1954 Title in the "New Historical Series for Young People" of "Great Stories of Canada" This is the full story of the Klondike gold rush from 1896, when gold was discovered, to 1899, when the Nome rush began and the Klondkie rush ended. Amber coloured cloth with blue titling to front and spine, illustrated endpapers,… Read more
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BC Studies, No. 39, Autumn 1978

by Prang, Margaret & Walter Young (eds)

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 1978 Includes amongst others the articles "British Columbia's Anti-Nazi Germans: The Tupper Creek Refugees", "Chinese Imprints in British Columbia", "Agricultural Schooling in the Twenties". Light brown card cover with brown illustration and titling to front, 90 pages. Bump to bottom free corner. For some international orders we will ask you… Read more
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BC Studies, No. 43, Autumn 1979

by Prang, Margaret & Walter Young (eds)

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 1979 Includes amongst others the articles "City-Building in the Canadian West: A Case Study of Economic Growth in Early Vancouver", "The Decline of Geese and Swans on the Lower Fraser River", "The Seaforths and the Strikers: Nanaimo, August 1913". Light brown card cover with brown illustration and titling to front, 115 pages.… Read more
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Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising of 1903

by Hristov, Hristo & Dimiter Kossev & Lyubomir Panayotov

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Published
1983
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Very Good -
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Sofia: Sofia Press, 1983 Slim soft cover with white titling on brown back ground to front, a cluster of black and white photographs, 88 pages. Light rubbing to cover, a couple of creases to back cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to… Read more
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History of the Donner Party: A Tragedy of the Sierra

by McGlashan, C.F.

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Published
1939
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$60.00

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Truckee, CA: T.C. Wohlbruck Co., 1939 New illustrated edition, 1939. Red cloth with black illustration and titling to front, frontispiece, a cluster of black and white photographs at beginning, 234 pages. Light sunning to spine, small bump to top free corner, a pressure mark to front, several spots of light discoloration to spine and front, light foxing to… Read more
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James Cook in Newfoundland 1762-1767

by Whiteley, William H.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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Newfoundland Historical Society, 1975 Newfoundland Historical Society: Pamphlet Number 3. Card cover with green illustration and titling, staple binding, a cluster of black and white illustrations, 31 pages. Mild sunning to top of front cover, a few light smudges to back cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover… Read more
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Skagway, District of Alaska 1884-1912, Klondike Gold Rush

by Spude, Robert L.S.

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Published
1983
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Very Good -
ISBN
9781895493009
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1983 Historical and preservation data, September 1983. Skagway, District of Alaska 1884-1912 - Building the Gateway to the Klondike. Cream coloured card cover, black titling to front and spine, many black and white photographs and drawings, 162 pages. Light shelf wear, a minor bump to top free corner. Klondike Gold Rush. For some international orders… Read more
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Forgotten Colony: A History of the English-Speaking Communities in Argentina

by Graham-Yooll, Andrew

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1981
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091453107
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$40.00

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Hutchinson, 1981 The "extraordinary and eventful story of the British in Argentina." Red cloth, silver titling to spine, a cluster of black and white illustrations, 318 pages. Minor sunning to top and bottom edge, foxing to endpapers and textblock edge, previous owner's name to ffep. Dust jacket shows light sunning to spine and edges and light shelf… Read more
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State of the Poor

by Eden, Frederic Morton & A.G.L. Rogers (Editor)

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Published
1928
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London, UK: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1928 Abridged and edited by A.G.L. Rogers with an introduction. "Eden's 'State of the Poor' has for many years been kown as a classical work in the condition of the labouring classes in England down to the end of the eighteenth century." Red cloth with gilt titling to spine, 383 pages. … Read more
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Rufus: The Life of the Canadian Journalist Who Interviewed Hitler

by Castle, Colin

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2014
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Very Good -
ISBN
9781926991337
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$20.00

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Vancouver, BC: Granville Island Publishing, 2014 The biography of Edwin Harry Lukin by the husband of his granddaughter. It is biography, family history and a look into the early world of BC newspapers. Glossy soft cover with Lukins portrait and green titling to front, green spine with white titling, several clusters of black and white photographs, and… Read more
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Church and City, 1000-1500: Essays in Honour of Christopher Brooke

by Abulafia, David; Michael Franklin; Miri Rubin (Editors)

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Published
1992
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Very Good
ISBN
9780521356114
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Cambridge University Press, 1992 Fourteen essays exploring the coextistence of religious ideas and exxlesiastical institutions with urban practices and townspeople. They span five hundred years of the history of western Christendom, ranging from Magdeburg to Majorca, and from Cambridge to Cluny. Plus a bibliography of Christopher Brooke's writings and an appreciation of his work. Green cloth, black faux label… Read more
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Chronicle of Battle Abbey

by Searle, Eleanor (Translator & Editor)

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Published
1980
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Very Good
ISBN
9780198222385
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$80.00

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Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1980 Written in the last quarter of the twelfth century this text could be described as the earliest teaching casebook in English common Law. It appears the author was his abbey's advocate for many years. This is his account of the royal courts, often presided over by Henry II himself, told in the… Read more
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Northern Meeting, 1788-1988

by Farrie, Angus

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Published
1988
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Very Good -
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9780946270521
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Kippielaw, East Lothian Scotland: The Pentland Press, Ltd., 1988 Written not only for the members of the Northern meeting, but for anyone interested in Highland history, the local history and life in Inverness, piping, fiddle music, Highland Reels and country dances. This is the Story of the Northern Meeting - Its Games, Its Highland Balls, Its Dances and Dance Music… Read more
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Upper Pleistocene Prehistory of Western Eurasia

by Dibble, Harold L. & Anta Montet-White (editors)

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1988
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Very Good -
ISBN
9780094718531
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Philadelphia: The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1988 University Museum Monograph 54. University Museum Symposium Series Volume 1. Green cloth, gilt titling to front with faux black label showing prehistorice drawing, black faux label to spine with gilt titling, illustrated endpapers, many black and white photographs, line drawings, maps and graphs, 461 pages. Light shelf wear with minor… Read more
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Syesis, Volume 4, 1971, Supplement 1

by Scagel, Robert F. et al, eds.

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Published
1972
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Very Good -
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The British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1972 Issued April 1972. Periodical supplement containing Donald H. Mitchell's "Archaeology of the Gulf of Georgia area, a natural region and its culture types." 228 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no… Read more
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Nasca Lines: Mystery of the Desert

by Arguedas, Jose Miguel Helfer

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Published
2009
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Very Good
ISBN
9789972894428
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$15.00

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Santa Catalina, Peru: Ediciones Del Hipocampo SAC, 2009 Edition of 5000 copies. The Paracas National Reserve was created in 1975 to preserve the fauna and flora. Arguedas gives a tour of the national reserve in text and beautiful photography. Illustrated soft cover, full colour photographs throughout, 64 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we… Read more
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Robson Valley Story, The

by Wheeler, Marilyn, Editor

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Published
1979
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Good
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$40.00

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McBride, B.C.: McBride Robson Valley Story Group, 1979 A history of the Robson Valley, compiled and edited by Marilyn J. Wheeler. Off-white soft cover with red titling and illustrated with a sepia photograph, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 376 pages. Cover has light edge wear, light shelf wear with two small creases at right edge of… Read more
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Wild on the Superior Frontier: A Romance of Settler's Lives Lake Superior 1845-1900

by Stevens, James R.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited/Numbered/Signed First Edition
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$50.00

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Thunder Bay, Ontario: James R. Stevens, 2010 Book is #12/225, signed by the author. "With the opening of the Michigan State Canal in 1855 thousands of westernized people migrated into the grand Lake Superior watershed...This is a book for those who desire a large picture of the past in Superior country. It contains stories with humour, deceit, awry cases… Read more
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