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Wild Coast - Volume One

by Kimantas, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2005
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Very Good
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$85.00

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Vancouver, BC: Whitecap Books, 2005 A Kayaking, Hiking and Recration Guide for North and West Vancouver Island. Kimantas gives detailed information for each region from Port Hardy to Esquimalt. Soft cover, many maps and full-colour photographs, colour markings to fore edge, 368 pages. Light sunning to spine. For some international orders we will ask you to… Read more
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$85.00
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Thule Explorer: Kayaking North of 77 Degrees

by Clewes, Rosemary

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781897475058
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$28.00

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Hidden Brook Press, 2008 Clewes has been travelling for over a dcade in the Arctic by kayak, raft, and more recently by icebreaker. Glossy soft cover, yellow titling to front and spine, 111 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,… Read more
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Without a Paddle: A Memoir

by Richey, Warren

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312630768
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$25.00

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New York, NY: St. Martin' Press, 2010 Racing twelve hundred miles around Florida by sea kayak. A memoir of a remarkable physical and emotional journey. Black cloth with gilt titling to spine, 338 pages. Minor shelf wear and a small remainder mark to bottom of textblock edge. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear and is now protected… Read more
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Innocents Afloat: A Yank Discovers the Cut

by Scanlon, Jeremy

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
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Very Good -
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$22.00

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Canal Cottage Press, 1999 Scanlon has cruised his narrowboat 'Unicorn' some 50,000 miles in England's canal system as a floating guesthouse. Glossy soft cover, 193 pages. Light shelf wear, inside tight and clean. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country,… Read more
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London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1838 Railroadiana. A New History of England, or Picturesque, Biographical, Historical, Legendary and Antiquarian Sketches. Desciptive of the Vicinity of the Railroads, First Series. With a Map and Illsutrations. London and Birmingham Railway. Green cloth with gilt titling and steam engine embossed to front, pocket with map to first pastedown, frontispiece is a fold-out… Read more
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$600.00
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In This Short Span: Himalayan Mountaineering and Exploration

by Ward, Michael

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1972
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780575013285
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$40.00

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London: Vicor Golancz Ltd., 1972 A Mountaineering Memoir. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, endpapers show different maps, illustrated with many black and white photographs and several maps, 304 pages. Light edge wear, light age darkening to textblock edge and a few dark spots to bottom of textblock edge, two photo pages show a light roughness to bottom… Read more
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Dissimulation of Birds, A: An Anecdotal Look at One Hundred of the Most Common Species

by Lank, David M.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1988
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Good+ to Very Good-
ISBN
9780969156512
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$15.00

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Montreal: Antiquarian Press, 1988 This book is "intended for that Gawk of Birders who love ornithological trivia." Off-white card cover with black titling and illustration, black and white illustrations throughout, 160 pages. Cover and text block edges have minor smudges/marks, inscribed by author/illustrator on half title page, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a… Read more
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On Sacred Ground: Malta - Travel Journal of an Artist

by Conway, Ann-Rosemary

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good-
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$20.00

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Victoria, B.C.: Dream Hill Studio, 2008 An illustrated journal of the author's search for the "Sacred Feminine," specifically in Malta. Colourfully illustrated green soft cover with yellow titling on front, illustrated end papers, colour illustrations throughout, 91 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, ink inscription on title page, some small pale spots on pp. 8-10, otherwise book is in… Read more
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Goa Freaks: My Hippie Years in India

by Odzer, Cleo

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
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Good
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$40.00

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New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1995 A "lively and unique document of 1970s-style hedonism," follows the further adventures of Cleo Odzer's life in India, which she started in her first book, "Patpong Sisters: An American Woman's View of the Bankkok Sex World." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with pink and white titling, frontispiece is a black and white map,… Read more
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$40.00
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San Francisco: The Musical History Tour

by Selvin, Joel

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780811810074
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$55.00

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San Francisco, Ca: Chronicle Books, 1996 Subtitled: "A guide to over 200 of the Bay Area's most memorable music sites." In this book by Joel Selvin, the main man on the nightlife beat for the san Francisco Chronicle, he shares the stories, legends, and secrets behind the clubs, recording studios, homes, and final resting places of hundreds of music… Read more
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Pilgrim's Guide to The Sacred Earth, The

by Miller, Sherrill

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780888333537
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$28.00

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1991 A Travel Guide by Sherrill Miller, with photo tips by Courtney Milne. Book is signed by both Sherrill Miller and Courtney Milne. Book "highlights the adventures of two contemporary pilgrims exploring some of the most ancient and mysterious sites on earth...and offers readers a comprehensive review of more than 140 sacred… Read more
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Mystery Islands: Discovering the Ancient Pacific

by Koppel, Tom

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2012
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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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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$40.00
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Atlas Del Ecuador, Geografia y Economia

by Gomez E., Nelson

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good-
ISBN
9789978890097
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$15.00

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Quito, Ecuador: Editorial Ediguias C. Ltda. A book of geographical and economic maps of Ecuador; text is in Spanish. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling, colour maps throughout, 94 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, minor edge wear, text block edges slightly darkened, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under… Read more
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Rainbows at Noon

by Williston, Eileen

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1993
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New
ISBN
9780969773504
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$12.95

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Gibsons B.C.: Quintessential Press, 1993 A collection of travel stories set in Great Britain and Europe, written first for a writing group, and later compiled into a book. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with green titling on front, white titling on blue spine, black and white illustrations and maps, 135 pages. Book is new. Shipping charges are… Read more
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Voyage Dans Les Hebrides

by Johnson, Samuel & James Boswell

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good
ISBN
9782729106959
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$25.00

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Paris, France: ELA La Difference Written in French. Translated from the English and annotated by Marcel Le Pape with the collaboration of Marc Le Pape; introduction by Maurice Denuziere. Blue soft cover with white titling, fifteen pages of black and white illustrations, 482 pages. Book is in a blue and white dust jacket with white titling on spine, red… Read more
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Motorcycling in Australia: A Resource Book for Riders

by Thoeming, Peter

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2001
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Very Good
ISBN
9780958697521
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$15.00

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Australia: Bear Face Books, 2001 Inscribed by the author. This book is written to help readers/riders to "get the most out of [their] own riding. Whether a seasoned rider, an absolute beginner or just coming back to bikes, there's something here for [everyone]." A rider's resource book for the "greatest motorcycling country in the world." Colourfully illustrated… Read more
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$15.00
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Bortenfor Berg Og Nord for Blane

by Bang, Tulle

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1958
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Good-
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$18.00

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Bergen, Norway: J.W. Eides Boktrykkeri, 1958 Written in Norwegian, a story of travel and adventure in Alaska. Grey and white decorated boards, red cloth spine with gilt titling on blue faux-label, gilt & blue decoration on spine, upper text block edge is red, illustrated end papers show a close-up sepia photograph of a bear in the woods, frontispiece is black… Read more
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Indo Surf & Lingo: Surf Spots, Language & Travel Tips

by Neely, Peter

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780957724600
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$20.00

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Australia: Peter Neely The original surfer's guidbook to Indonesian surf spots & language, first published 1992; this printing 26th Revised Edition. Learn Indonesian surfing words, greetings, pronunciation, numbers, money, etc; learn about surf spots in Bali, Java, Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumatra, Sumba, Timor, Roti; etc., travel tips include information on bargaining, what to bring, restaurants, malaria & black magic, health… Read more
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Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart

by Logan, R. Bruce; Head, Elaine

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2013
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780991762309
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$22.95

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Salt Spring Island: Joth Press, 2013 Bronze Medal Award from the Military Writers Society of America. Remembering war, finding peace; a poignant story set in a beatiful, bewildering country. Illustrated soft cover, signed by both authors to title page, two clusters of full colour photographs, 341 pages. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg.… Read more
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Ghosts on the Grade: Hiking and Biking Abandoned Railways on Southern Vancouver Island

by Baird, Ian & Peter Smith

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780968957806
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$32.00

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Victoria, B.C.: Heritage Architectural Guides/Empire Books, 2001 This signed book presents Southern Vancouver Island's railway history for those abandoned railways that have become hiking and biking destinations. Black and white illustrated soft cover with white and black titling, staple binding, signed on title page by both authors, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps, 56 pages.… Read more
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