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image of The Travel Journal of Antonio de Beatis; Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy, 1517-1518 (Publisher series: Second Series.)

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London: Hakluyt Society [0-904180-07-7] 1979. (Hardcover) 206pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Light blue cloth with gilt cover decoration. Notes, illustrations, tables, bibliography, index, fold-out map. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. "In May 1517, Luigi of Aragon, one of the most wealthy, cultivated and well-connected of Italian… Read more
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The Gentle Persuasion; Sketches of Scottish Life

by Gray, Alan (Also known as Robert Cuthbert Johnstone)

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Winnipeg: Bulman Bros. 1918. (Stiff cardboard) 99pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Card covers with blue cloth spine. "Many years have come and gone since I, Alan Gray, bade farewell to bonny Glenconan, in which I spent the happy days of my childhood; during these years I have feasted my eyes on some of… Read more
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image of Sindh Revisited; A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton; 1812-1849: The India Years

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Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers [0-00-255436-4] 1996, 1st edition. (4to) 351pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Maps, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, bibliography. There is a small dampstain to the edge of the rear free endpaper. "Sindh Revisited is the remarkable story of the author's fascination with the early… Read more
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image of Beyond Everest; Quest for the Seven Summits

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Camden East: Camden House 0920656463 [0920656463] 1986. (4to paperback) 175pp. Near fine. Title page signed by the author. Color photographs, index. "After reaching the summit of Mount Everest in 1982, photographer Patrick Morrow decided to stand atop the highest peak of each of the world's seven continents. Over the next four years, he struggled… Read more
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image of Writing the Rails; Train Adventures by the World's Best-Loved Writers

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New York: Black Dog & Leventhal [1-57912-205-1] 2001. (Square hardcover) 368pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, acknowledgements. There is a 1 / 2-inch closed tear to the bottom edge of the front panel of the dust jacket. "The collection of rich and inviting train travel stories by renowned writers from around… Read more
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image of Ghost Empire; How the French Almost Conquered North America

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart [0-7710-5677-X] 2005, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 444pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Maps, bibliography. Some underlining in ink from page 280 onward. "After he explored the Great Lakes and the entire Mississippi, la Salle was murdered by his own men when he led them on a disastrous mission to… Read more
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image of Mapping the World; Maps and Their History

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San Diego: Thunder Bay Press [1-57145-576-0] 2002. (4to) 304pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, color maps, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is taped to the inside endpapers. "Maps hold a special fascination for anyone interested in how humankind has tried to understand… Read more
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Traveling the Trans-Canada; From Newfoundland to British Columbia

by Howarth, William (Photography by George F. Mobley.)

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Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society 1987. (4to) 199pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Color photographs. The bottom edge is lightly worn. "To compile their account of the world's longest national road, author William Howarth and photographer George F. Mobley journeyed from more than a year on the 4,800-mile Trans-Canada Highway".… Read more
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The Earth Girdled; The World As Seen To-Day

by Talmage, T. DeWitt

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T. DeWitt Talmage 1896. (Half leather) 503pp. Very good. Red embossed leather spine over blue cloth with gilt lettering. All edges marbled, patterned endpapers, eight color photographic plates, photographs, illustrations. The covers are rubbed and dampstained, corners lightly bumped. "Dr. Talmage's description of his journey to: The Sandwich Islands; The Samoan Group; New Zealand;… Read more
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image of The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska; Handbook for Travellers (Publisher series: Baedeker's Guide Books; Identified on cover as: Baedeker's Canada.)

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Leipsic: Karl Baedeker 1900, 2nd Revised Edition. (Hardcover) 268pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Limp red cloth with marbled edges and gilt titles. Ribbon page marker, folding maps, index. There is a previous owner's book plate on the front free endpaper and the endpapers are a little loose. "The Handbook to Canada is intended… Read more
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Scarborough: Nelson Canada [1981]. (Hardcover) 276pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Map endpapers, frontispiece, maps, illustrations, appendices, selected bibliographies. Previous owner's bookplate, eraser stain, front of dust jacket slightly crumpled. Edited by Michael Levien. (Travel/Adventure, Journals, Royal Navy, Voyages and Travels).
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image of The Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher; An Elizabethan Adventure

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Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press [0-7735-2235-2] 2001. (Hardcover) 198pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations, maps, sources, index. "Using reports from the men who participated in the venture, details preserved in the oral histories of the Inuit, and archaeological information recovered from the sites of Elizabethan activities on Baffin Island,… Read more
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image of Ice Ghosts; The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition

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McClelland & Stewart 978-0-7710-9652-5 [978-0-7710-9652-5] 2017. (Hardcover) 384pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Maps, photographs, notes, index. Covers are smudged likely during the binding process. "The spellbinding story of the greatest cold case in Arctic history - and how the rare mix of marine science and Inuit knowledge finally led to… Read more
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Toronto: Doubleday 978-0385-51353-1 [978-0385-51353-1] 2009. (Hardcover) 339pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Map endpapers, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed New Yorker writer David Grann set out to solve 'the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century': What happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett… Read more
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image of National and Regional Interests in the North; Third National Workshop on People, Resources, and the Environment North of 60; Yellowknife, Northwest Territories 1-3 June 1983

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Ottawa: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee [0-919996-18-3] 1984. (Trade paperback) 758pp. Very good plus. Tables, notes, graphs, maps, appendices. The covers are lightly edgeworn, and the bottom of the spine has a small closed tear and some creasing. "Profound social, economic, and political change has occurred in the North in the last decade. During the… Read more
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image of The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake; 1577-1580

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New York: Walker & Company [0-8027-1405-6] 2003. (Hardcover) 400pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, maps, illustrations, bibliography, notes, index. The covers are lightly faded along the top edge. "Drakes journey was arguably the greatest sea voyage of all time. With only the crudest of navigational instruments to guide him through vast,… Read more
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Dare-Devil; Arctic Author

by Rosenthal, Manfred

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Winnipeg: Privately Issued [1974]. (Hardcover) 283pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs. A collection of impressions, poems etc. From working in the north on the DEW (Distant Early Warning) line. Text in German and English. Locale: Arctic; Dew Line. (Arctic/Polar).
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Napaskiak: An Alaskan Eskimo Community

by Oswalt, Wendell (Illustrations by Wendell Oswalt.)

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Tucson: University of Arizona Press [1965], 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 178pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Illustrations, maps, photographs, charts, appendices, index. The covers are lightly soiled and there is a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. Illustrations by Wendell Oswalt. Locale: Alaska; Napaskiak. (Arctic/Polar, Inuit).
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Trapping is My Life

by Tetso, John (Illustrations by Lorne H. Bouchard.)

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Toronto: Peter Martin 1970. (Hardcover) 116pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Map endpapers, illustrations. Some spotting to the dust jacket. Illustrations by Lorne H. Bouchard. Locale: Canada; Canadian Arctic; Fort Simpson; MacKenzie River. (Arctic/Polar, Arctic Life, Native Americans, Slavey Indians, Trapping).
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image of Point Hope; An Eskimo Village in Transition (Publisher series: American Ethnological Society.)

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Seatt1e: University of Washington Press 1962. (Hardcover) 177pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Maps, photographs, notes, illustrations, tables, bibliography, index. Lightly worn around the edges and there is a a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Publisher series: American Ethnological Society. Locale: Point Hope. (Arctic/Polar, Anthropology, Arctic Life).
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