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Houseboat Chronicles
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Houseboat Chronicles

By MacDonald, Jake

The Lyons Press, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition, First Printing (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean beige boards with dark green spine, beige lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 291 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful memoir of life in the Canadian shield country north of the Great Lakes, told with great humor and a keen eye for both nature and human nature.

$20.00

L'Ile D'Orleans
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L'Ile D'Orleans

By Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec

Quebec: Ls. A. Proulx (Printer to His Majesty the King), 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very Good+. Beautiful large softcover book (size approx. 7" x 10-1/2"). Clean illustrated cover with very slight edge wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean (many were uncut, but we have carefully separated them with a bone knife); beautifully illustrated throughout with artwork and photographs, many full page color illustrations with tissue guards. Beautiful page decorations. All text in English language. 505 pages.

$45.00

The Secret Islands - An Exploration
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The Secret Islands - An Exploration

By Russell, Franklin

New York: W. W. Norton, 1965. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean original dust jacket with price intact. Clean turquoise cloth boardsa with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of the people and natural phenomena of northern islands llying off the eastern coasts of Canada and Newfoundland; Grand Manan, Hay and Kent in the Bay of Fundy; Bonaventure; Funk, Great, Green and Gull Islands, far to the north. By the author of "Watchers at the Pond" and "Argen the Gull."

$15.00

Red River Shadows
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Red River Shadows

By Knox, Olive

Toronto: Macmillan, 1948. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. First Edition, SIGNED (twice) by author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "Regards to Earl V. Chapin from Olive Knox"; also signed by author on title page: "Sincerely yours - Olive Knox." 303 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is price clipped on corner of front inside flap, has slight edge wear, short closed tear with associated corner crease at rear panel. Lovely photo of author and short bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming love story set against authentic history of frontier Canada. Set in 1818-1849 when a voyageur sets out into the Canadian West. A vivid picture of the undaunted early settlers enduring famine and flood and the heavy burden of the fur company's monopoly.

$30.00

In Pastures Green
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In Pastures Green

By McArthur, Peter

Canada: J. M. Dent, 1948. First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good+. Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace.

$22.00

Algonquin Story
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Algonquin Story

By Saunders, Audrey

Ontario, Canada: Department of Lands and Forests, 1963. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Clean book and original dust jacket in original slipcase with packet of revised maps. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 196 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unfaded, with a few very short closed edge tears at top and bottom spine ends. Packet of five maps in excellent condition - book and packet slide into original green slipcase which is clean, has some fading to edges, 1" cracking at bottom edge.

$50.00

The Cariboo Road
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The Cariboo Road

By Wade, Mark S.

British Columbia, Canada: Haunted Bookshop, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by author's son. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed by author's son on front free endpaper: "To Don, M.S W. loved the Cariboo and first encountered the Clinton where horseback was the means by which he made his visits - December 12, 1957 - M. Wade." On the front fixed endpaper there is a note from previous owner Don Mengiz which says: "This book was autographed for us by Mark Leighton Wade affectionately known as M.L., son of the author. M.L. was 95 years old in 1987." - Don Mengiz. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Large clean fold-out map at rear of book in perfect condition. Researched, annotated and indexed by Eleanor A. Eastick. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has tiniest bit of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$100.00

The Stump Farm
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The Stump Farm

By Rose, Hilda

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust jacket. First Edition, published April, 1928. Black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear at two spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Review and summary of the book tipped in on front free endpaper. Small previous owner name ink-stamped on three preliminary pages, rear endpapers. Frontispiece black and white photo portrait of Hilda Rose, 1919. With a Foreword by samuel A. Eliot, D.D., LL.D. Illustrated with eight photographs. 178 pages. True pioneering story of a woman's life in the west on a stump farm, and then in the northern wilderness of Alberta near Great Slave Lake.

$30.00

Kawartha Living on These Lakes
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Kawartha Living on These Lakes

By Mallory, Enid

Ontario, Canada: Peterborough Publishing , 1991. Second Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Second printing in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 174 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about the beautiful Kawartha Lakes area of central Ontario, Canada, with many black and white historical photographs.

$15.00

Away to the Gaspe
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Away to the Gaspe

By Brinley, Gordon

Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing, 1940. Reprint. Very Good+/Very Good. Reprint edition (1940) in original dust jacket. Very clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated by Putnam Brinley. 200 pages. Dust jacket has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful guide to the East coast of Quebec.

$10.00

A Bride Goes North
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A Bride Goes North

By Comfort, Marie A.

New York: Carlton Press, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition, signed by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "To my good friend - Marie A. Comfort." Illustrations by Ruth Nincehelser. 154 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), very small shallow chips at upper spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Margaret and Merritt Comfort who set off on a cold November day in 1895 on their way as home missionaries to the pioneer families in the Parry Sound district of Northern Canada, as told by their daughter.

$20.00

Hoofprints and Hitchingposts
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Hoofprints and Hitchingposts

By MacEwan, Grant

Saskatoon, Saskathewan: Modern Press, 1964. Stated First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. "First Printing" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Bump to one corner tip. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wm. W. Perehudoff. 249 pages. Clean dust jacket illustrated by Perehudoff; one tiny chip at upper corner tip; hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of horses and the Canadian West, by Grant MacEwan, who was born in Manitoba to pioneer parents and became the mayor of Calgary. He was well known as a horseman, and competent judge of cattle and horses, and a lectureer on topics pertaining to livestock, agriculture and conservation.

$15.00

The Habitant
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The Habitant

By Drummond, William Henry

New York / London: G. P. Putnam's, 1897. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust jacket. Frederick Simpson Coburn, Illustrator. Clean green clothboards with unchipped gold lettering and gold portrait of a pipe-smoking man on cover, gold lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some fraying to top and bottom spine edges. Pages and edges are clean; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper which has caused some browning to preliminaries from offset reaction. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations by Frederick Simpson Coburn; Introduction by Louis Frechette. 137 pp.

$25.00

The Fur Masters
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The Fur Masters

By Sullivan, Alan

New York: Coward McCann, 1947. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest corner wear, no fraying, no fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 244 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges ((1/16"), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Romance and adventure set against the background of the fur trade of Canada. 8vo. Fiction.

$20.00

The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family
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The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family

By McQueen, Rod

Toronto: Stoddart, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean dark blue boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with Eaton family tree on endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography.

$20.00

Around Home
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Around Home

By McArthur, Peter

Canada: Musson Book Company, Ltd., 1925. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dustjacket. C. W. Jefferys, Illustrator. First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with darker green illustration on cover, red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with no names, writing or bookplates. 251 pgs. with drawings by C. W. Jefferys. A beautiful series of essays about country life in rural Ontario, Canada. 8vo. Country Living.

$15.00

Maria Chapdelaine
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Maria Chapdelaine

By Hemon, Louis

Toronto: The MacMillan Co. Of Canada Ltd., 1938. Re-issue. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Thoreau MacDonald, Illustrator. Translated by W. H. Blake. Very clean brown cloth boards with small gold illustration on front and gold lettering on spine. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright. 174 pgs. Illustrated with woodcuts by Thoreau MacDonald. Historical introduction by Hugh Eayrs. Minimal edge wear to dustjacket with two very small closed edge tears and light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Fiction.

$25.00

Away to Cape Breton
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Away to Cape Breton

By Brinley, Gordon

New York: Dodd Mead, 1936. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Putnam Brinley, Illustrator. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Slight fading at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; tasteful previous owner bookplate on back side of front free endpaper. 266 pages. Color frontis illustration, plus illustrations throughout by Putnam Brinley. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small shallow chips at top and bottom of spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An exploration of Cape Breton Island, that fascinating bit of land flung far out into the Atlantic off the northeastern end of Nova Scotia, by the author of "Away to the Gaspe." 8vo. Nova Scotia.

$40.00

Greenhorns in Blue Pastures
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Greenhorns in Blue Pastures

By Cox, Harold R. W.

New York: Smith & Durrell, 1945. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dustjacket. Lucina Smith Wakefield, Ilustrator. Clean blue cloth boards with light blue lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Lucina Smith Wakefield. 162 pgs. A memoir of life on Coster Island (between Vancouver Island and the west coast of Canada). 8vo. Memoir.

$10.00

Perpetual Motion
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Perpetual Motion

By Gibson, Graeme

Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.: St Martins Pr, 1983. Stated First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Very Good+. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 283 pgs. Clean dustjacket has one 3/4" closed tear at base of rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Set in southern Ontario in the late 19th century, this novel chronicles the fortunes of a man driven by the idea of inventing a perpetual motion machine. 8 Vo. Fiction.

$14.00

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