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Von Ceylon zum Himalaja, ein Reisebuch von Erwin Drinneberg

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin, Wegweiser Verlag: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32592

Condition: Fine


A volume in the Series - 'Jahresreihe fu¨r die Mitglieder des Volksverbandes der Bu¨cherfreunde, 8, 2. Bd'. Travel and Description of Sri Lanka, Burma and India. German language text. 360 pages, map, photo plates [41 photographs by the author], fixed silk page marker; 19 cm. OCLC Number: 1425420. Internally bright, pages white, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Spine and corners in tan leather, boards in decorative paper over boards. Very attractive book! Weight, 472g. View more info

Wien Und Niederosterreich: Ein Album Herausgegeben Von Der Fremdenverkehrkommission Der Bundeslander Wien Und Niederosterreich

By: ABELS, Ludwig W. -

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wien, Gerlach & Wiedling: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18889

Condition: Very Good


Quality, printed, sepia photograph album of Vienna and Lower Austria. Foreword by Dr. Ernst Decsey. 142pp, photographs captioned in German, French and English. Interior is very bright, clean and unmarked. Wrappers are a little soiled. Three-hole binding with silk ties is tight and sound. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 490g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Wor... View more info

California Missions

By: ADAMS, Kenneth C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, California Mission Trails Association: 1947

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 21061

Condition: Very Good


Collection of articles on California Missions originally published in 'California highways and Public Works'. Edited and revised by Ray J. Hewitt. 74pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Tiny area of surface loss to top corner of front wrap where old price label removed. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 250g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight... View more info

H. M. S. Virago in the Pacific 1851-1855

By: AKRIGG, G. P.; AKRIGG, H. B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Helen Akrigg

Seller ID: 33376

ISBN: 1550390309

Condition: Fine


Based on the journals and reminiscences of five of the ship's officers and men of H. M. S. Virago. A fascinating view of life aboard a British naval vessel in the mid-nineteenth century. 209pp, illustrated, charts. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for one of the author's signatures to the tp - Helen B. Akrigg. Dustjacket is unclipped and shows only slight wear. 'Near new' appearance. Weight, 460g. View more info

The Charm of Old Surrey

By: ALDERMAN, H. M.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, J. Coker: 1935

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 037684

Condition: Solid VG


Brief descriptions and sketches of interesting old surviving buildings and features, of the old villages of Surrey, England. 3rd edition, 8vo, 215pp, illus with drawings and a map. Hardcover in green cloth, no dustjacket. Clean, tight copy with gift inscription on fpde. A few notes in light, erasable pencil in some margins, are noted - of relevance. Weight, 430g. View more info

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The Endurance: Shakleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

By: ALEXANDER, Caroline

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition, Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 041082

ISBN: 0375404031

Condition: As New


An exciting account of Shakleton's Antarctic expedition in 1914 and their epic struggle to survive. Accompanied with fabulous photographs by Frank Hurley. 212pp, b&w photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Unclipped dustjacket shows some light creasing alnog the bottom edge of the front panel. Almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 922g. 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

North East Lowlands of Scotland (Regional Series)

By: ALLAN, John Robertson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1974

Edition: Second Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 1067

ISBN: 0709139861

Condition: Fine


History and description of the North-East part of the Lowlands of Scotland, from the North Esk to John o' Groats. 264 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Similar, unclipped, bright and glossy dustjacket. Weight, 506g. View more info

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Timeless Shore: Canada's West Coast Trail

By: ALLEN, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calgary, Ontario, Canada, Bayeux Arts Inc: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036317

ISBN: 1896209068

Condition: Fine


Travel and description of British Columbia's West Coast Trail - 75 kilometres of spectacular shoreline on the wild western shore of Vancouver Island. 111pp, profusely illustrated with spectacular color photographs. Gift inscription to ffep otherwise bright, clean and unmarked. Near new copy! Weight, 662g. View more info

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Timeless shore : Canada's West Coast Trail

By: ALLEN, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calgary, Bayeux Arts: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046209

ISBN: 1896209068

Condition: Fine


Mainly pictorial work describing and illustrating the wild, west coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island - The West Coast Trail. 111 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 22 x 25 cm. Superb photography. Book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacxket is very nearly the same. View more info

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Alnwick: Official Guide

By: ALNWICK

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Vickery, Kyrle & Co.:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 31372

Condition: Good to Very Good


Official Guide Book to the Northumberland County town of Alnwick. Undated, circa late 1920s. 84pp, illustrated, advertising. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Wrappers a little grubby, but not damaged. Some wear to lower part of spine and surface loss to lower 1". Weight, 150g. View more info

Provence Cote D'Azur

By: AMBRIERE, Francis - Directeur, Les Guides Bleus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarire Hachette: 1953

Edition: 1953 Edition

Seller ID: 24441

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Travel Guide to Provence and the Cote d'Azur in the South of France. 1953 edition. French language text. 624pp, folding maps and plans, endpaper maps, fixed silk page marker. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Virtually no wear to cloth. Weight, 470g. View more info

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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

By: AMBROSE, Stephen E.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: USA, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 47th Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 050916

ISBN: 0684826976

Condition: As New


A chronicle of the two-and-a-half year journey of Lewis and Clark covers their incredible hardships and the contributions of Sacajawea. 521pp, illustrated, maps. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Flawless wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 680g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are ... View more info

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Lewis & Clark: Voyage of Discovery

By: AMBROSE, Stephen E. Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Natl Geographic Society: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044037

ISBN: 0792270843

Condition: Fine


Interweaves choice entries from the explorers' journals with the author's own latter-day chronicle of how he and his family continue to discover the Trail today. 255 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 28 cm. Photographs by Sam Abell. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 1.283kg. View more info

An Original Water Color of the Nin Gpo Junk 'Taiping'; Sailed from Shanghai, China to San Francisco 1939

By: ANDERSON, Captain J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Quatsimo, B. C., Capt. J. Anderson: 1939

Inscription: Capt. Anderson

Seller ID: 055445

Condition: About Fine


Original Watercolor of the Ningpo Junk 'Taiping' that sailed from Shanghai, China to San Francisco, Trans-Pacific, in 1939. Presumably painted by Captain Anderson of the 'Taiping'. Making a stop at Quatsimo, on Vancouver island, on the way to San Francisco, the Captain presented this painting to a Mrs J. Foly on October 8, 1939. This, written in in k, to the front of the image. The painting, about 5" by 7", is pasted to matt board. Verso, on paper, are the details shown in the title to this item. Images available. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America... View more info

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The Lost Explorer : Finding Mallory On Mount Everest

By: ANKER, Conrad; ROBERTS, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 21359

ISBN: 0684871513

Condition: Near Fine


The adventure story of the year--how Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest, casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the explorer who may have conquered Everest 75 years ago, nearly 30 years before Sir Edmund Hillary. 191pp, illustrated; 23 cm. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a previous owner's rubber stamp and date in ink to the ffep. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 391g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer pos... View more info

The Dewdney Trail : Hope to Fort Steele

By: ANON

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Canada, Heritage House: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043277

ISBN: 0919214533

Condition: Near Fine


Over 700 miles of route description which includes history, lakes and rivers, wildlife, government campsites, all communities and over 120 b&w photos. 158pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Weight, 236g. Lettermail rates within Canada. View more info

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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

By: ARMSTRONG, Jennifer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2000

Edition: Seventh Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 1663

ISBN: 0375810498

Condition: Vg+


Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land. Winner of Children's Books of Distinction Awards (Nonfiction) 1999. [10pp], 134pp, profusely illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Small owner's stamp to top margin of the title page otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. White wrappers show some minor age-wear. Eligible for inexpens... View more info

Places & Persons

By: ASQUITH, Margot [Countess of Oxford and Asquith]

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Butterworths: 1925

Seller ID: 3160


Wonderful memoirs covering the years 1891-1925. 3rd impression, 8vo, 288pp, photo illus. Hardcover in grey cloth with gilt titles. No dustjacket. Clean, tight copy, VG/- View more info

Resolution : The Story of Captain Cook's Second Voyage of Discovery

By: AUGHTON, Peter

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Orion Pub Co: 2005

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition

Seller ID: 14702

ISBN: 0753820382

Condition: Near New


An account of Captain Cook's Second Voyage of discovery to the Southern waters of the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. His ship was called the 'Resolution'. Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004. xiv, 224 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps, 1 color portrait ; 20 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Faint creases to the spine. Unpacked weight, 241g. View more info

Unique Cappadocia : "the Go¨reme region"

By: AYYILDIZ, Ugus

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Istanbul, Net Turistik Yayinlar A.S.: 1988

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 043925

ISBN: 9754790256

Condition: Fine


Travel guide to the Goreme Region of Cappadocia in modern Turkey emphasoing the Antiquities present. 96pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 292g. View more info