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The Irishman in Canada

by Nicholas Flood Davin

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Published
1877
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Good
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Condition: clean copy, some wear along the cover edges Content: An account of the Irish in Canada 'a generation after the arrival of emigrants who left Ireland at the time of the famine.' This is the original edition, not a reprint. 692 pages.
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Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lampur

by Yvonne Blomer

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Published
2017-09
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Good
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9781926794396
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book explores one woman's passion for cycling and the roads it pulls her along. She details the experiences and impressions of both she and her travelling companion husband as they explore Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and Malaysian. 248 pages.
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The Mongolian Chronicles

by Allen Smutylo

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Published
2019
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Good
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9781773101330
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Condition: clean copy. Content:; In the shadows of the Altai Mountains live the Kazakh nomads of western Mongolia. These hard-living nomads survive on windswept steppes, grazing their herds and keeping an ancient practice alive: hunting on horseback with golden eagles. The author narrative is set within the context of Mongolia's turbulent history, from the empire of Genghis Khan to the revolutions… Read more
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Seven-knot summers

by Beth Hill

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Published
March 19, 2004
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Good
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9780920663271
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Condition: clean copy. Content: this memoir tells the stories of summers spent cruising the BC coast search for and recording petroglyphs, visiting homesteaders, and the indigenous peoples. 248 pages, footnotes, bibliography, index.
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The St. John River in Maine, Quebec, and New Brunswick

by J W Bailey

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Published
1894
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Good
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Condition: clean copy. Content: exploration of this river system, with a map in a pocket at the back of the book. 178 pages.
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Mayne Island:

by V A Lindholm

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Published
2005
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Good
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Features over 200 photographs; easy-to-read map; where to stay, shop, eat and explore; points of interest; how to get around; list of major island events and activities; where to se plants and wildlife. 112 pages, index, notes.
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Hitchhiking Vietnam: A Woman's Solo Journey in an Elusive Land

by Karin Muller

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Published
1998-03
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Good
ISBN
9780762702435
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is the real-life adventure story of a young American woman whom spent seven months traveling from the Mekong Delta to the border of China in search of the 'real' Vietnam - the villages and the people untouched by the commercial influences of the encroaching West. While enduring numerous arrests and physical discomforts, she learned to drive… Read more
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Horizon

by Barry Lopez

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Published
2020
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Good
ISBN
9780307356000
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This work moves through the author's travels to six regions of the world: from western Oregon to the High Artic; from the Galapagos to the Kenyan desert; from Botany Bay in Australia to the ices shelves of Antarctica. 572 pages, notes, selected bibliography, scientific binomials, index, maps
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The Marches

by RORY STEWART

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Published
2017
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Good
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9780099581895
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author's father, taught him to walk, and walked with him on journeys from Iran to Malaysia. Now they have chosen to do their final walk together along 'the Marches' - the frontiers that divides their two countries, Scotland and England. On their 600 mile, 30 day journey - with the author on foot and his father… Read more
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In Search of the Nomads

by John Ure

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Published
November 2003
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Good
ISBN
9781841193083
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author has chosen four regions that are rich in nomadic culture: the Arabian peninsula with the Bedouin, the Sahara with the Moors, and Tuareg, the mountain ranges of southerner Iran with their migratory pastoral tribes, and the steppes of Central Asia with the Mongol horsemen and Tartar decedents. He has travelled with all of them and… Read more
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Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line around the World

by David; Carle, Janet Carle

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Published
2013-04
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Good
ISBN
9780520266544
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Travelling largely outside of cities, away from well-beaten tourist tracks, the authors cross Japan, Korea, China, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Greece, Sicily, Spain, Portugal, the Azores Islands, and the United States -from Chesapeake Bay to San Francisco Bay. The stories they gather provide stark contrasts and also reaffirm similarities across diverse cultures. Illustrated with maps and photos, the book… Read more
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Charlevoix: Two Centuries at Murray Bay

by Philippe Dube

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Published
1990
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Good
ISBN
9780773507265
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Condition: clean copy. Content: If resort life is what you crave, the long ramble in the Charlevoix regions of Quebec offered here provides the desired change of scene. Using many photography and illustrations of the elegant resort homes of the area, the people who build and inhabited them, and the tourists who flocked there during the summer, the author captures both… Read more
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Exploring the Fur Trades of North America

by Barbara Huck

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Published
April 2002
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Good
ISBN
9781896150208
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Europeans in search of furs penetrated the continent from the St. Lawrence to the Columbia, aided by indigenous North Americans who shared the secrets of its bounty. Today's highways trace those trade routes, taking time-travellers on a journey of rediscovery. With full-colour maps, hundreds of photographs and detailed driving directions to 130 sites. 288 pages, Alphabetical… Read more
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The Survival of the Bark Canoe

by John McPhee

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Published
1984
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Good
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Condition: clean copy, name of previous owner on first page, upper right hand corner. Content: In Greenville, New Hampshire, Henri Vaillancourt makes birch-bark canoes in the same manner and with the same tools that the Indians used. He sews the bark and lashes it to the gunwales with the split roots of spruce or white pine, no nails, no screws, no… Read more
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Condition: clean copy. Contents: This takes readers on a tour of many natural and man-made sacred sites located throughout western North America. Comprised of locations that feature particularly interesting and mysterious qualities, it emphasizes each locale's physical characteristics and magical significance. These centers are places of power and energy, often relating to indigenous people's history and myth. 176 pages, colour and black… Read more
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Rowed Trip

by Colin Angus & Julie Angus

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Published
2009-09-29
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ISBN
9780385666336
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Condition: good clean copy, dust jacket in good condition. Content: This is an odyssey by oar and bike from Caithness, Scotland - Colin's ancestral home - to Julie's roots in Syria. It took them seven months to travel 7,200 kilometres, on an untested and unpredictable route via the Caledonian Canal, the Thames, the English Channel, the Rhine, the Danube, the Black… Read more
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Hardcover paper over boards, sound clean copy.
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Himalayan Pilgrimage

by David L. Snellgrove

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Published
1989
ISBN
9780877734741
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Sound clean trade paper. A few corner creases wear pages were turned down. Photos on request. Original price sticker on front cover.
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River Time Racing the Ghosts of the Klondike Rush

by John Firth

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March 2004
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Very Good-
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9781896300665
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This is the chronicle of John Firth and his nephew as they follow in the footsteps of their grandfather on the journey that changed his life and determined theirs. Through fascinating narrative, photographs, and historically inspired letters, the author brings to life the vivid scenery of the Yukon, and portrays the stark reality of the hardships faced by hundreds of… Read more
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From Home to Home:

by A.S. Hill

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Published
2008
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Very Good-
ISBN
9781894974561
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Peppered with lively stories, literary references, and pithy observations on the emerging culture and future development of the Dominion of Canada, this 19th century travelogue is a remarkable and authentic slice of history. 256 pages.
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