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Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, 1896-1899

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, Anchor Canada: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition of 1972; 5th Printing

Seller ID: 696

ISBN: 0385658443

Condition: As New


A comprehensive history of the Klondike gold rush, including the hardships faced by the many who hoped to strike it rich, stories of colourful characters, and the contrast between the lawless frontier life on the American side of the border and the more peaceful Dawson City. Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction, 1958. xxiii, 472 p. : maps ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 545g We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no... View more info

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Prisoners of the North

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday Canada, Limited: 2004

Edition: First Editon, First Printing

Seller ID: 10253

ISBN: 0385660464

Condition: Fine


The five 'prisoners' of the Arctic were Joe Boyle, a wealthy gold prospector; Vihjalmur Stefansson, who claimed to discover a tribe of blond Eskimos; Lady Jane Franklin, widow of famed explorer Sir John Franklin; John Hornby, whose obsessive quest for adventure took him to the Arctic's Barren Ground; and poet Robert Service. Their adventures read almost like fiction. All were loners, and obsessed by the North. 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Book is 'as new'; Unclipped dustjacket is very nearly so. Unpacked weight, 692g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service... View more info

My Times: Living

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 27662

ISBN: 0385255284

Condition: Fine


The author looks back at half a century of his involvement in the history of his times. Presentation copy - 'To Lorne, Pierre Berton, Dec 95', in his hand. 440pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 950g. View more info

The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole 1818-1909 (First Edtiion)

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., McClelland & Stewart: 1988

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 33686

ISBN: 0771012667

Condition: As New


Pierre Berton has written a revisionist history of the search for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, which covers the entire period from the expedition of William Edward Parry to that of Robert Peary in a single volume. 672 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. An `as new`` copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding and in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy for shipping weighing 1.362kg. View more info

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Marching As to War: Canada's Turbulent Years 1899-1953

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Canada, Anchor Canada: 2002

Edition: Second Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 2048

ISBN: 0385258194

Condition: Fine


In the first half of the twentieth century a young Canada went to War four times - the Boer War, WWI, WWII and the Korean War. 632 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. A very nearly 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding and uncreased spine. Thick and heavy for a paperback weighing 717g. Hardcover also available. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Promised Land: Settling the West 1896-1914

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33010

ISBN: 077101242X

Condition: As New


Book deals with the settlement of Western Canada by waves of immigration. Final volume in the author's tetralogy of: The National Dream, The Last Spike, and Klondike. viii, 388 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. Deluxe, slipcased edition in Olive faux leather with matching slipcase. No dustjacket, as issued. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked showing no wear. Weight, 966g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Ra... View more info

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Marching as To War: Canada's Turbulent Years 1899-1953

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 12938

ISBN: 0-385-25725-2

Condition: As New


Story of Canada's experiences in the Wars of the 20th century, from the South African War [Boer War] to the Korean War. 632pp, maps, line drawings. Bright, fresh copy, 'as new'. Unmarked. Unpacked weight, 1.067kg We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster that regular parcels. Less will be cha... View more info

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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2001

Edition: Anchor Canada Edition, 3rd PB Printing

Seller ID: 18092

ISBN: 0385658397

Condition: Near Fine


An account of the War of 1812 between Canada and the United States. First published in 1980 this is the 3rd printing of the Anchor paperback edition. 363pp, numerous maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. NOT a remainder. Near new copy. Unpacked weight, 405g. Too thick for Lettermail postage. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

Worth Repeating: A literary resurrection 1948-1994

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Doubleday Canada: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33718

ISBN: 038525721X

Condition: As New


'A collection of miscellany of many of Pierre Berton's most sparkling pieces brings back lost treasures from years as a journalist covering Canada and the world'. Foreword by Geoff Pevere. xvi, 301pp. An 'as new' copy bright, fresh, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 474g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

The Golden Trail. The story of the Klondike Rush

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047584

Condition: VG+


A volume in the series, 'Great Stories of Canada', a Historical Series for Young People. Illustrated by Duncan MacPherson. [7, map], 147pp, illustrated. illustrated endpapers. Book is bright and clean. Unmarked except for a previous owner's name in ink to the title page above the titles. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is clean but with moderate edge wear, very short, closed edge tears etc. Unpacked weight, 361g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overchargi... View more info

The Invasion of Canada, 1812-1813

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047078

ISBN: 0771012357

Condition: Fine


'This first edition copy of 'The Invasion of Canada' by Pierre Berton is one of a limited number which have been specially bound and slipcased for the collector of fine books' - publisher's statement on verso of title page. xi, 363 p. : maps ; 25 cm. Book itself is bright and fresh and 'as new'. Faux-leather spine. Slipcase is present and is sound and near Fine. Weight, 960g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywh... View more info

The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay 1897-1899

By: BERTON, Pierre; NEWFELD, Frank; SEARS, Barbara

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30553

ISBN: 0771012888

Condition: Fine


The Yukon, or Klondike Gold Rush, shown through an amazing collection of vintage photographs. 239pp, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Sound copy of a highly attractive book. Bright, clean and unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with no wear to the two-toned cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy, oversized book weighing 1.85kg. View more info

More Than a House: The Story of Roedde House and Barclay Heritage Square

By: BINGHAM, Janet; BERTON, Pierre

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Roedde House Preservation Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11507

ISBN: 0-9681606-0-3

Condition: About Fine


Story of the preservation of a historic house in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Foreword by Pierre Berton. 109pp, photo illustrated. Almost 'as new' copy. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info