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The Pan American Highway

by Cobletz, Catherine Cate

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Minotavros Books
Published
1942
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Near Fine
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CA$34.01

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Washington, D. C.: The Pan American Union, 1942. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Sweetser, Dorothy [cover]. 6" x 9" Original paper wraps, staple bound. 14 pp. Tipped-in fold-out B&W map at rear. B&W photos in-text. Some curling and bumping to corners, light wear to spine. Original price of five cents present on verso of last page.
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The Valley and Its People: A Portrait Of TVA

by Duffus, R.L. And Charles Krutch

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Published
1946
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Very Good
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CA$37.79

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Quarter green cloth, pictorial paper boards. 167 pp. B&W photos throughout. Sunning to top and tail edges. Rubbing to tail edge. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. Dust jacket darkened and bumped to extremities, chips to top edge. TVA Pre-fabricated house plans laid in. Here, in a… Read more
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Epic Wanderer: David Thompson and the Mapping of The Canadian West

by Jenish, D'Arcy

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Minotavros Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$22.67

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Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2003. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full black paper boards. Map endpapers. ix, 309 pp. B&W illustrations in text. Light bumping to spine ends, else fine in fine jacket. In Epic Wanderer, the first full length biography of David Thompson, D'Arcy Jenish's careful scholarship has informed reconstruction of a world long past, and his… Read more
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Topographical and Historical Account of Devonshire (2 Vols)

by Lysons, Daniel and Samuel Lysons

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Published
1822
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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CA$717.92

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London: Printed for T. Cadell, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to (large). Magna Britannia Series No. 6. Full brown calf with blind tooling to outer edges of boards, rebacked and recornered with gilt tooling and new leather spine labels, [12] iv-ccclv; 682pp. Featuring 34 plates of illustrations. Bookplates of Edmund Philips and Peter Dowding Prankered on front… Read more
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image of A Most Compleat Compendium of Geography, General and Special; Describing all the Empires, Kingdoms, and Dominions, in The Whole World. Shewing Their Bounds, Situation, Dimensions, Ancient and Modern Names, History, Government, Religions, Languages..

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London: Printed for J. Salisbury, 1697. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo [3.25" x 6"]. ...Commodities, Divisions, Subdivisions, Cities, Rivers, Mountains, Lakes, with their Archbishopricks, Bishopricks and Universities. In a more Plain and Easie Method, more Compendious and Useful than any of the Lesser sort. Together with an Appendix of General Rules for making a large Geography, with… Read more
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Bella Coola Country

by Kopas, Leslie

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
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CA$113.36

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Vancouver: Illahee Publications, 2003. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo (imperial). SIGNED to title page by author. Second printing. Soft cover. 128 pp. B&W photos in-text by Cliff Kopas. Slight bumping to corners, else fine. Cliff Kopas took more than a thousand black and white photographs between 1933 and 1956 that provide a visual history of the Bella Coola… Read more
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Canoeing a Continent: On the Trail of Alexander Mackenzie

by Finkelstein, Max

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Published
2002
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Near Fine
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CA$37.79

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Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2002. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to title page. Soft cover. xiv, 298 pp. B&W photos and maps in-text. Bumping to corners, light staining to fore edge. A highly personal account of the travels of Max Finkelstein as he retraces, some 200 years later, the route of Alexander Mackenzie,… Read more
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Lucky City: The First Generation at Ballarat

by Bate, Weston

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Minotavros Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
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CA$60.46

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Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press, 1978. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 9.5" x 9.5" SIGNED by author to half-title. Green cloth boards. 302 p.p. B&W photos in-text. Light rubbing to edges of boards, spine tilted. Dust jacket lightly bumped and worn to extremities, chip to head of rear cover, "Signed" sticker to foot of spine. Ballarat was not… Read more
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London: Printed for G.G. And J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; In which the coast of North-West America has been carefully Examined and accurately Surveyed. Undertaken By His Majesty's Command, Principally with a view to Ascertain the… Read more
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Presenca Do Brasil

by Montero, Salvador and Leonel Kaz [editors]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$75.57

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Rio De Janeiro: Edicioes Alumbramento, 1997. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Glossy paper boards, in dust jacket and slip case. 232 p.p. Text in Portuguese and English. Colour photography. Near fine, minimal wear. Dust jacket has a few bumps and spots of light wear, small chips to corners. Slip case has some wear to spine ends.… Read more
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Rainy River Country: A Brief History of the Region Bordering Minnesota and Ontario

by Nute, Grace Lee

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Minotavros Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
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CA$17.38

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St. Paul, Minnesota: The Minnesota Historical Society, 1950. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Original green card wraps, sewn and glued binding. 143 p.p. Green and white map endpapers. B&W photos and maps. Sunning and staining to spine, sunning to edges, offset panel at rear. Stamp to head of front cover. A few scuffs and stains to rear. … Read more
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Letters from a Globetrotter, Volume Two

by Raymond, Elmer D.

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Good
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[New York]: [Round-the-World Society]. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo. [n.d., ca. 1926 or later]. Limp black leatherette covers, screw post binding. Stamped elephant vignette to front cover. Unpaginated, approx. 132 p.p. Thirty-three mimeographed letters and envelopes. Envelopes are numbered, running from LI to LXXXIII. The letters are postmarked from Morocco (Fez, Casablanca, Marrakesh), the Sahara, Seville, Monaco… Read more
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The Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher: An Elizabethan Adventure

by McGhee, Robert

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
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Montreal and Kingston, Canada: Canadian Museum of Civilization/McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9.5" x 8.5" Oblong. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering at spine. 196 p.p. Colour photographs in-text. Some blue offsetting from frontis. to title page. Some bumping to extremities of dust jacket. Near fine overall.
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Mappa Mundi: The Hereford World Map

by Harvey, P.D.A.

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. Orig. burgundy cloth, 58pp. Illustrated. Light bumping to spine o/w near fine in a worn but very good d/w. An authoritative interpretation of the mappa mundi, or hereford world map created in the 13th century.
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Travels and Adventures in Canada and The Indian Territories Between the Years 1760 and 1776

by Henry, Alexander; Bain, James [editor]

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Published
1969
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Near Fine
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CA$45.34

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Edmonton: M.G. Hurtig Ltd, 1969. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. With a new introduction to the new edition by L.G. Thomas. Navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. xlvi, 347 p.p., [2] B&W plates, incl. frontis. portrait of Henry. [2] B&W folding maps. Sunning to tail edge. Dust jacket has sunning to spine, wear to corners and spine… Read more
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Kamloops: Meeting of the Waters, An Illustrated History

by Favrholdt, Kenneth

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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CA$26.45

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Windsor Publications, 1989. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo (imperial). First edition stated. Cream cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and upper front board. 111 p.p. Fully illustrated throughout, with more than 60 historical photographs and 12 pages of vibrant colour photography. Dust jacket has some light bumping to extremities, else fine. Near fine overall.… Read more
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City Making in Paradise

by Harcourt, Mike; Cameron, Ken; Rossiter, Sean

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Minotavros Books
Published
2007
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$19.65

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Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2007. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to half-title. Soft cover. xiv, 218 p.p. Near fine overall. Greater Vancouver is recognized internationally as one of the planet's best places to live. City Making in Paradise details nine of the most important decisions Vancouver has faced since 1945. … Read more
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Vancouver: Prescott Publishing Company, 1963. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED and dated by author to title page. First printing. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. 557 p.p., [40] p.p. B&W photos. B&W map facing contents page. Colour folding map (1963) pasted to rear pastedown. Light edge wear, light sunning to spine, damp stain… Read more
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The Canadian Rockies: A Personal Narrative

by Kazmierczak-Stubler, Theresa

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
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CA$30.23

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Canmore: Altitude Publishing, 1994. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. SIGNED by author to title page. Black pictorial card wraps, matching dust jacket. Unpaginated. 36 duotone plates, with facing descriptions. Some bumping to corners and edges. Light wear to spine ends on dust jacket. Theresa Kazmierczak-Stubler's photographs combine a classic view of the Canadian Rockies with a very… Read more
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Over the Hills to Georgian Bay: A Pictorial History of the OTTAWA, ARNPRIOR and PARRY SOUND RAILWAY

by Mackay, Niall

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Minotavros Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fne
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Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fne/Good. 8vo (imperial). Hardcover. 8-3/8" x 11-1/8", 144 pp. SIGNED and dated by author. Map endpapers. Green leatherette boards, gilt lettering to spine. B&W photos and illustrations throughout. One colour reproduction of a painting by local artist Thomas Sinclair. Bumping and rubbing to spine ends, light rubbing to corners.… Read more
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