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Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant\'s Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987
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Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant's Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987

By Lammers, John

Saltspring Island, BC, Canada: Gray Jay Publications, 2004 An autobiographical chronicle of the author's quest for a life of social and enivironmental harmony starting in Holland in 1921 moving to the Yukon in Canada's wild North. Glossy illustrated yellow soft cover with brown titling spine and front, illustrated with several black and white maps, 587 pages. On some orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover overweight packages, or international tracking and insurance, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

International Journal, Volume LXVI, No. 4, Autumn 2011
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International Journal, Volume LXVI, No. 4, Autumn 2011

By Haglund, David G. & Joseph T. Jockel (Editors)

Toronto, Ontario: Canadian International Council, 2011 The Arctic is hot. Part II. International Journal is the scholarly publication of the Canadian International Council (CIC), a nonpartisan, nationwide council established to strengthen Canada's role in international affairs. Illustrated soft cover, pagination continues after Part I with 781 to 1075 plus 9 pages of Index. Minor shelf wear. 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 extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Northern Nurses III: Blecher Islands and Northern Quebec - the 1960s
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Northern Nurses III: Blecher Islands and Northern Quebec - the 1960s

By Scott, J. Karen & Joan E. Kieser (Editors)

Oakville, Ontario: Kokum Publications, 2009 Memoirs of Kathleen Mary Jo Lutley CM and Heather J. Duncan Clayton. Following the first two books of "Northern Nurses" this volume focuses on the 1960s. In 2007 the editors Scott and Kieser accompanied Lutley revisiting her nursing stations in the far North after 40 years. This book presents the records, documents and their artwork of these pioneer nurse-midwifes. Glossy illustrated soft cover, signed with initials - we believe by Heather Clayton to title page (but provenance uncertain, scans available upon request), illustrated with many photographs and reproductions of Clayton's portraits, 188 pages. editors Scott and Kieser accompanied Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

Arctic Expressions: Inuit Art and the Canadian Eskimo Arts Council 1961-1989
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Arctic Expressions: Inuit Art and the Canadian Eskimo Arts Council 1961-1989

By Gustavison, Susan J

Kleinburg, Ontario: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1994 The West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative Ltd. in Cape Dorset sent its archival collection in 1991 to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in order to ensure the security, the documentation and the accessibility of about 100,000 drawings and 3,000 prints. Soft cover, 96 pages plus full colour reproductions of 46 prints which were chosen for the exhibition: "Cape Dorset Revisited". Light shelf wear, pencil underlining within the preface and the introduction. This is a beautiful about First Nations Art and shows previously un-released prints. 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 extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall - Oblong.

$25.00

Colourful Five Per Cent, Illustrated, The - Number 3, September 1998
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Colourful Five Per Cent, Illustrated, The - Number 3, September 1998

By Robb, Jim, Editor

Whitehorse, Yukon: Murray Hampton, 1998 Subtitled on cover: A Unique Guide of the Yukon's Greatest Treasure: Her Colourful Characters and Exceptionally Fine People. Read in all the Better Cabins in the Yukon." Volume #3 of this periodical, containing stories of Yukon residents, colourfully illustrated soft cover with red titlilng, cover artists are Jim Robb and Steve Shepherd, staple binding, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and drawings as well as a few in colour, 64 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, minor shelf wear, lower free corner has light crease that continues forty pages into book, some small pale spots on text block edge, book is clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" Tall.

$20.00

Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant\'s Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987
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Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant's Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987

By Lammers, John

Saltspring Island, BC, Canada: Gray Jay Publications, 2004 An autobiographical chronicle of the author's quest for a life of social and enivironmental harmony that begins in Holland in 1921 and takes us evrentually to the Yukon in Canada's wild North. Colourfully illustrated yellow soft cover with brown titling on spine and front, illustrated with several black and white maps, 587 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, some small, pale marks on text block edge, interior is clean and tight. This is a handsome copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Ookpik, the Ogling Arctic Owl
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Ookpik, the Ogling Arctic Owl

By Copland, Dudley

Montreal, Canada: Canadian Century Publishers, 1965 A childrens' story about Ookpik, an arctic owl, raised by a ten year old Eskimo boy, Inuk. Colourfully illustrated glossy hard cover with white and pale blue titling, a black and white map of Eastern Canada on end papers, illustrated title page, illustrated with black and white duo-tone images on coloured backgrounds, as well as three in full colour, a one-page glossary of Eskimo words and phrases at front of book, book is unpaginated (approximately 40 pages.) Cover has edge wear, some pages have smudges at page edges, light crease to upper corner of one page. Colour is bright, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Good+. Illus. by Simpkins, James. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$60.00

Jakob Danielsen: A Hunter\'s Life in Olden Days
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Jakob Danielsen: A Hunter's Life in Olden Days

By Danielsen, Jakob

Greenland: Atuakkiorfik (Greenland Publishers), 2002 Text is in Greenlandic, Danish and English, edited by Birger Rosendahl, translated into English by Nicholas Hills, translated into Greenlandic by Hans A. Lynge. A description of the lives of Greenlandic hunters of the early 1900s. Colourfully illustrated glossy cover with orange, blue and white titling, small oval colour frontispiece, two colour maps on rear fixed end paper, illustrated throughout with colour plates, each with a three-language description, black and white photograph of Jakob Danielsen and his family circa 1930 at rear of book, 42 pages. Cover has negligible shelf wear; this is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition, First Printing. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Danielsen, Jakob. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$35.00

Tse-Wees-Tah (One Man in a Boat): Sketches of the Alberni Valley
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Tse-Wees-Tah (One Man in a Boat): Sketches of the Alberni Valley

By Bird, George H.

Port Alberni, B.C.: Arrowsmith Press Ltd., 1972 "The Alberni District Museum and Historical Society presents sixty-eight sketches by George Bird. These are selections from articles written during the period 1941-1950. Many of these appeared in the West Coast Advocate. These are the personal reminiscences of Mr. Bird and not a complete early history of the Alberni Valley." Textured brown soft cover with black titling and illustration on front, black and white maps of Port Alberni on end papers (different each end), black and white illustrations throughout, 238 pages. Cover has shelf wear, colour of untitled spine is faded and has a small stain near the centre, textblock edges - particularly upper edge - darkened, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Ayorama
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Ayorama

By De Coccola, Raymond and Paul King

Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1955 The story of the Krangmalit, "The People Beyond" who live on the central Arctic coast of Canada, written by Raymond de Coccola, a missionary who lived with them for twelve years. Red cloth, gilt titling on spine, end papers are a two-colour map of the central Arctic, illustrated with line drawing. 316 pages. Some edge wear with rubbing. Dust jacket has edge wear with chipping and small missing pieces, creasing and several closed tears. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+/Good-. Illus. by Houston, James. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

New Owners In Their Own Land: Minerals And Inuit Land Claims
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New Owners In Their Own Land: Minerals And Inuit Land Claims

By McPherson, Robert

Calgary, Alberta, Canada: University of Calgary Press, 2003 Robert McPherson examines the prolonged historical dispute over the land selection process and subsurface rights in Nunavut. Pictorial cover, foldout map at the front, 305 pages. Light shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.75

Hot Arctic, The
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Hot Arctic, The

By Dyson, John

London: William Heinemann, 1979 John Dyson records the impact of 'whites' on the Eskimo way of life. Blue cloth with silver titling to spine, many black and white photographs, several colour photographs, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to ffep, 290 pages. Some edge wear, previous owner's name and address printed on sticker on ffep. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has light edge wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.75

Patterns of Housekeeping in Two Eskimo Settlement
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Patterns of Housekeeping in Two Eskimo Settlement

By Thompson, Charles Thomas

Ottawa: Northern Science Research Group: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, 1969 This is the first in a series of studies planned to examin and record some of the changes the expanded Northern Housing Program caused in social relations and life-style. Decorated black and white cover, black titling, white plastic clip on binding with black titling on spine, black and white photographs and drawings. 59 pages. Light edge wear, rubbing and some discoloration to cover. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.75

Charlie\'s Lost
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Charlie's Lost

By Pulu, Tupou L.; Pope, Mary L.

Alaska State-Operated School System Instructional Media Center, 1975 This is a story about a lost dog in the arctic, written for Native children learning English. "A production of the Bilingual Education Department of Alaska State-Operated School System". Each page is illustrated with black and white drawings. Book is staple bound, with a blue and white pictoral cover. Small blue stamp from the linguistics division of the British Columbia Provincial Museum, and two small stickers on the cover. 43 pages. Light shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good -. Illus. by Hanson, Leslie J.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

Bull Moose, The
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Bull Moose, The

By Cullum, Ridgwell

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1931 A tale of the goldrush in Canada's North-West. Yellow cloth with blue titling on spine and front, illustration of moose on front, coloured top edge of text block, 384 pages. Cover has edge wear, corners slightly bumped and worn, shelf wear with some light soiling, closed one inch tear at top end of front gutter has been previously repaired, foxing spots on text block edges, smudges and foxing spots on end papers, green crayon scribbles on back endpapers, crease to upper corner of first three pages, crease to lower corner of page 57, occasional foxing spots or smudges in text, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00