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cover of TONI ONLEY'S BRITISH COLUMBIA - A TRIBUTE.

TONI ONLEY'S BRITISH COLUMBIA - A TRIBUTE.

by Toni Onley

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1999
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9781551922560
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This is Toni Onley's British Columbia: A Tribute, published in 1999. It is 24 watercolours of Onley's favourite wild BC places; each one is accompanied by his reflections on the location. Onley, who died in 2004, is known as one of Canada's preeminent watercolourists. This copy is in near-mint condition. It's only flaws are a small… Read more
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cover of THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOMEOPATHY

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOMEOPATHY

by Nicola Geddes, Andrew Lockie

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Published
1995
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First US
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9780789401489
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This is a stated first US edition of The Complete Guide to Homeopathy: The Principles and Practice of Treatment, With a Comprehensive Range of Self-Help Remedies for Common Ailments. It was first published in the UK in the same year (1995). See photo #3 for contents. It includes a self-assessment questionnaire, a photographic index of 150… Read more
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cover of ROLAND GISSING: THE PEOPLES' PAINTER

ROLAND GISSING: THE PEOPLES' PAINTER

by Nonie Houlton, Maxwell Foran

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Published
1988
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First
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9780919813809
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This is a first/only edition of Roland Gissing: The Peoples' Painter, published in 1988. It is both a biography and an art book. Roland Gissing (1895–1967) was a Canadian artist who was born in England and moved to North America to become a cowboy. He settled in Alberta and became one of Canada's most famous landscape painters. This… Read more
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cover of HARPER'S SEP 1991: HURRICANES, ANIMAL RIGHTS, CLARENCE THOMAS, NORIEGA'S PEERS

HARPER'S SEP 1991: HURRICANES, ANIMAL RIGHTS, CLARENCE THOMAS, NORIEGA'S PEERS

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1991
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This is the September 1992 issue of Harper's Magazine. See Table of Contents Scans Hurricanes Spell Doom for Coastal DevelopmentLife of Clarence Thomas In Search of Noriega's PeersWhat's Wrong With Animal Rights Joyce Carol Oates: Is Laughter Contagious? 86 Pages The original mailing label is on the cover. The Double Acrostic was completed. The paper has yellowed. But this magazine was not read; all of the… Read more
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cover of HARPER'S: WHO WAS SHAKESPEARE?, MONSANTO, CLINTON & THE POOR

HARPER'S: WHO WAS SHAKESPEARE?, MONSANTO, CLINTON & THE POOR

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1999
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This is the April 1999 issue of Harper's Magazine. See Table of Contents Scan Who Was William Shakespeare? The Aural Life Monsanto Robert Reich on Clinton's Way With the Poor New York's Nightmare Substitute Teachers Ted Nugent on Canada's Bear Market 98 Pages The remains of label glue are the cover, as is a minor doodle. The paper has yellowed. But this magazine was not read; all of the… Read more
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cover of WORKING THE TIDES: CANADA's WEST COAST FISHERY

WORKING THE TIDES: CANADA's WEST COAST FISHERY

by Peter A. Robson

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Published
1996
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First
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9781550171532
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This is a first edition of Working the Tides: A Portrait of Canada's West Coast Fishery, published in 1996. It is a series of mini-biographies and stories of vessels and events, all illustrated with lots of photos and maps. It covers fishing in British Columbia, including its rivers. This copy has not been read, but there is a… Read more
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cover of SCOTLAND

SCOTLAND

by MILES LINKLATER

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Published
1984
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Fine
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First
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9780395566923
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This is a first edition of Scotland, a photographic study by the Scots photographer Douglas Corrance, and text by the Scottish journalist Magnus Linklater. It is 160 pages of gorgeous photographs, each one accompanied by a fascinating and/or informative piece of writing. Excellent book. This copy has not been read, or even opened. It is pristine. PLEASE… Read more
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cover of ENGLISH COTTAGES & FARMHOUSES

ENGLISH COTTAGES & FARMHOUSES

by Olive Cook

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Published
1982
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First US
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9780500241141
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This is a first US edition of English Cottages and Farmhouses, written by the famed British country/topography writer Olive Cook. It was photographed by her husband, the British landscape and architecture photographer Edwin Smith. It examines the architectural styles of English country homes and farmhouses, describes their methods of construction, and discusses the place of the farmhouse in English… Read more
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cover of SUNRISE ON LAKE LOUISE

SUNRISE ON LAKE LOUISE

by DON HARMON

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Published
1964
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This is an original photograph taken by Don Harmon--it is perhaps the most famous photograph ever taken of Lake Louise, in Banff National Park, Alberta. Don Harmon (1917-1997) was the son of Byron Harmon (1876-1942), an American photographer who pioneered the art of photographing the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Don became a highly successful landscape photographer… Read more
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cover of FISHING FOR A LIVING

FISHING FOR A LIVING

by ALAN HAIG-BROWN

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Published
1993
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First
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9781550170931
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This is a first edition of Fishing for a Living by the Canadian writer and marine photographer Alan Haig-Brown. From the dust jacket: "On the West Coast [British Columbia], catching fish is a way of life, celebrated in these writings, oral histories and photographs about the people who build the boats and bring in the fish. This book, the… Read more
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cover of 'MOUNTAIN CABIN'

'MOUNTAIN CABIN'

by BILL DEVINE (IDITAROD ARTIST)

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Published
1972
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First
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This is an original work by the American artist Bill Devine (1932-2007). Devine was an Alaska artist and one of the founders of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, as it is today (he also designed the logo). It is a scene of a ramshackle log cabin.I think it's ink on paper; it could be an etching. Signed Bill… Read more
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cover of SETON GORDON: THE LIFE OF A HIGHLAND GENTLEMAN

SETON GORDON: THE LIFE OF A HIGHLAND GENTLEMAN

by Raymond Eagle

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Published
1991
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First
ISBN
9780948403835
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This is a first edition (1991) of Seton Gordon: The Life and Times of a Highland Gentleman, by the Canadian author Raymond Eagle. (It's an actual first edition: the American editions dated 1992 also state first editions.) Seton Gordon CBE (1886-1977) was a Scottish naturalist, photographer and folklorist. He is famous for his 31 books on the… Read more
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cover of THE DISHONORABLE DR COOK

THE DISHONORABLE DR COOK

by Peter Cherici, Bradford Washburn

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Published
2001
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First
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9780898868043
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Frederick Albert Cook (1865-940) was an American doctor and explorer who, in 1906, claimed that he had reached the peak of Mount McKinley, making him the first to scale North America's highest mountain. He had not. At the time, there were questions, inquiries, and an endless trail of fake photographs, incorrect maps and bribed witnesses. This… Read more
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cover of THE BACKWOODS OF CANADA: LETTERS OF NATURALIST CATHARINE TRAILL

THE BACKWOODS OF CANADA: LETTERS OF NATURALIST CATHARINE TRAILL

by CATHARINE PARR TRAILL

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Published
2003
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9781552673584
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The full title of this book is The Backwoods of Canada: Being the Letters of the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America. It was first published, in the UK, in 1836. This is a facsimile reprint. Catharine Parr Traill (1802-1899) was a successful English writer when she married a… Read more
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cover of NEW YORKER: COVER BROOKLYN or BUST by BRUCE McCALL

NEW YORKER: COVER BROOKLYN or BUST by BRUCE McCALL

by NEW YORKER

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2019
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April 1, 2019. 94 Pages, no label or barcode Cover: Brooklyn or Bust, by Bruce McCall See Table of Contents Scan Condition: Slight crease at stapled edge. Otherwise perfect.
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cover of LAKE O'HARA (Canadian Rockies)

LAKE O'HARA (Canadian Rockies)

by Paul Lee

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Published
2016
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First, Only
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9780993952807
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Lake O'Hara, The Secret Heaven in BC's Yoho National Park, in the Canadian Rockies, is a 164-page book of photographs. Each page is its own postcard. There are 2 pages of text; the rest of the book is stunning, frameable color photographs, each one 10 7/8 x 6 1/8". The photographs were taken by the author, who is… Read more
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cover of FOREST RANGER AHOY!

FOREST RANGER AHOY!

by Michael Coney

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Published
1983
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First
ISBN
9780919931008
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The west coast of Canada has an unusual navy. Since 1911, the wooden ships of the British Columbia Forest Service have sailed the seas and channels of 16,000 mile coastline, and this book tells the story of those ships. It talks about the men, the forests, their jobs and their famous boats. This book was published in… Read more
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cover of THE COMMANDING SEA: SIX VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY

THE COMMANDING SEA: SIX VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY

by Clare Francis, Warren Tute

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Published
1981
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Very Good+
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First
ISBN
9780720713077
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This is ex-library, but it's a lovely book, in excellent condition. You can easily remove all of the library fittings. In the 1970s, British writer Clare Francis made six ocean voyages, which were documented by the BBC. This is the companion book to that. In addition, it includes essays by experts on specific aspects of the sea, … Read more
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cover of THE FRASER RIVER

THE FRASER RIVER

by ALAN HAIG-BROWN

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Published
1996
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First
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9781550171471
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Magnificent, Treacherous and Exhilarating, the Fraser is one of the world's great rivers. In this spectacular book, Alan Haig-Brown and Rick Blacklaws share their longtime fascination with all 850 miles of the largest salmon-spawning river on earth, the longest and most powerful un-darnmed river in North America, and one of Canada's most breathtakingly beautiful scenic… Read more
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cover of THE WHALERS

THE WHALERS

by A.B.C. Whipple

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Published
1978
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First
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9780809426720
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From 1978 to 1981, Time-Life Books published a series called The Seafarers. It was 22 volumes, all written by experts in their fields, on different aspects of maritime history. All are 175-185 pages, all bound in thick black leatherette, all beautifully illustrated with drawings, paintings and photographs. Of the 22, I have 16 left (the list is… Read more
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