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The Last Island: A Naturalist's Sojourn on Triangle Island

By: Alison Watt

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, B. C., Harbour Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 045652

ISBN: 1550172964

Condition: As New


At twenty-three, Alison Watt left the comfort of a relationship and urban life to spend four months studying tufted puffins on Triangle Island, a remote bird sanctuary far off the northern tip of Vancouver Island. 192 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm. Written and illustrated by Alison Watt. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 592g. 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 alway... View more info

The Llife and Lore of the Bird in Nature, Art, Myth, and Literature

By: ARMSTRONG, Edward Allworthy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33059

ISBN: 0517524341

Condition: Fine


Surveys the evolution and behavior of birds and the various religious, mythic, recreational, domestic, decorative, artistic, and literary aspects of the relationship between man and bird. "A Chanticleer Press edition." 250 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm. Index. Bright, clean unmarked copy - book and dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.33kg before packing. 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 ... View more info

Horses, Hitches and Rocky Trails

By: BACK, Joe

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Boulder, Johnson Books: 1985

Edition: 23rd Printing of 1959

Seller ID: 039734

Condition: About Fine


Subtitled, 'The Packers Bible; a manual for packing horses for rangers, outfitters, trail guides and , even for dudes. 117pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Tight binding, bright, clean interior. Boards show no wear but some light rubbing. Unpacked weight, 293g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

How to Know Western Trees

By: BAERG,, Harry J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Iowa, USA, W,. C. Brown Co: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2363

Condition: VG+


Pictured-keys to the native and cultivated trees found growing in the Rocky Mountains and westward, with suggestions and aids for their study. vi, 170pp, profusely illustrated. A volume in the 'Pictured Key Nature Series'. A bright, clean copy, unmarked except bfor a tiny rubber stamp ownership mark to the inside top of the rear card wrapper. Sound spiral binding no damage. Unpacked weight, 237g May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

Volcanic Regimes in Canada : the Proceedings of a Symposium

By: BARAGAR, W. R. A. Et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Geological Association of Canada: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14161

Condition: Fine


'Geological Association of Canada special paper, 16'. Sponsored by the Volcanology Division of the Geological Association of Canada and held at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada, May 16-17, 1975 ; edited by W.R.A. Baragar, L.C. Coleman, J.M. Hall.OCLC Number: 5125823. viii, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy looking about 'as new'. 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 881g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise w... View more info

Spinning for Salt Water Game Fish

By: BATES, Joseph D., Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22346

Condition: About Fine


This copy owned by British Columbia fisherman, outdoorsman, journalist & author, Lee Straight, and is signed by him on the ffep. 274pp, color frontis and other drawings by Jack Murray, and with photographs. Very bright and clean. Sound binding. No wear to cloth. Weight, 680g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info

Wilderness survival : a complete handbook and guide for survival in the North American Wilds

By: BERGLUND, Berndt

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Modern Canadian Library / Pagurian Press: 1975

Edition: Reprint of 1972

Seller ID: 047031

Condition: VG+


A complete handbook and guide for survival in the North American wilds by Berndt Berglund, illustrated by E.B. Sanders. 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Appears nver fully opened. Tight, binding, no spine creases. Onlt small defect - very slight bottom edge wear. Unpacked weight, 211g. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

Migration of Lesser Snow and Blue Geese in Spring Across Southern Manitoba: Part 2:Influence of the Weather and Prediction of Major Flights

By: BLOKPOEL, H. and GAUTHIER, Maureen C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Wildlife Service: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21689

Condition: About Fine


Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series Number 32. This copy is from the library of Lee Straight, prominent British Columbia journalist/author/outdoorsman, but is unsigned. 28pp, figures, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Weight, 150g. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. Image available. View more info

Mighty River: A Portrait of the Fraser

By: BOCKING, Richard C.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 979

ISBN: 155054523X

Condition: Fine


History and description of British Columbia's Fraser River. ix, 294pp, maps; 24 cm. Dedicated inscription and signature by the author on the title page. Bright, clean, fresh copy - no wear or damage. Previous owner's date and signature to the ffep. Unpacked weight, 553g. 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 per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight... View more info

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Crazy Man's Creek

By: BOUDREAU, Jack

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Prince George, B. C., Caitlin Press Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29293

ISBN: 0920576710

Condition: Near New


Long recognized as some of the roughest bush in British Columbia, it was home to many trappers and hunters who travelled the Fraser River and the Grand Trunk Railway to lose themselves in the bush. xii, 196 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm. Includes index. THis appears appera 'as new' except for a previous owner's details to the htp. Rest of book is bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 301g. View more info

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Wilderness Dreams

By: BOUDREAU, Jack

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Prince George, BC, Caitlin Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038568

ISBN: 1894759001

Condition: As New


The pioneer life of the Bowden family in British Columbia's Cariboo region. 159pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, absolutely 'as new'. Weight, 274g. 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

Annual Report of the Game Conservation Board of the Province of British Columbia, 1920

By: BRITISH COLUMBIA

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Victoria, Legislative Assembly of British Columbia: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21862

Condition: VG+


Report of the Game Conservation Board of British Columbia for 1920. This copy is from the library of British Columbia journalist/author/outdoorsman, Lee Straight, and bears his pencil signature to the title page. 66pp, photo illustrated, tables. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Tiny tear to foot of spine otherwise no defects. Weight, 200g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and some other Countries. View more info

Wild Trees of British Columbia

By: BROIUGH, Sherman G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Pacific Educational Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 884

ISBN: 0888650701

Condition: VG+


How to identify the 40 major trees found in British Columbia. viii, 259 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm. Signed by the author on the title page. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, light creasing to the spine. Unpacked weight, 385g. 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

Discover Burns Bog

By: BURNS, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Hurricane Press, Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 819

ISBN: 0969884516

Condition: Fine


Burns Bog is an ombrotrophic peat bog located in Delta, British Columbia, Canada. It is the largest raised peat bog and the largest undeveloped urban land mass on the West Coast of the Americas. Burns Bog was originally 10,000-12,000 acres before development. Currently, only 3,500 hectares remain of the bog. [Wikipedia]. This book is an essential guide to this precious ecosystem. 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and loca... View more info

The World of the Bottlenosed Dolphin

By: CALDWELL, David K. & Melba C.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21480

ISBN: 03970073345

Condition: VG+


Complete examination of the Bottlenosed Dolphin, illustrated with 90 photographs. B. C. journalist/author/sportsman, Lee Straight's own copy with his signature to ffep. 157pp, photo illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a sound binding. No wear to blue/white cloth. Dustjacket, with price clip, has minor edge wear but is otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 730g. 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 ... View more info

Transactions of the Thirty-Third Federal-Provincial Wildlife Conference, 1969

By: CANADIAN WILDLIFE SERVICE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Parks Branch: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055290

Condition: About Fine


Wildlife Management Papers delived at the 33rd Annual Wildlife Conference held in Edmonton in 1969. 101pp. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 156g. 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

British Columbia: A Natural History

By: CANNINGS, Richard J.; CANNINGS, Sydney

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Greystone Books: 2004

Edition: 2nd paperback ed., rev. & Updated

Seller ID: 2466

ISBN: 1553650522

Condition: About 'As New'


Excellent guide to the natural history of British Columbia written for the layman or non-scientists. 'The first single reference to interpret our diverse province. 341 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm. Gift in scription to the Half-title page, otherwiuse, this copy is 'As New' and unused. Unpacked weight, 925g. 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 anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- u... View more info

Birds of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

By: CANNINGS, Robert A., Richard J., Sydney G.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, Royal British Columbia Museum: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by All Three Authors

Seller ID: 25147

ISBN: 0771885938

Condition: Fine


Detailed, comrehensive survey of Bird species found in the Okanagan Valley of Britush Columbia and Washington State. xix, 420 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm. A very bright, clean and still fresh copy. The dustjacke is clean but shows wear to the head of the spine and some light rippling to the top edges of the rear pan el. Thick, heavy work weighing 1.447kg. 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 cal... View more info

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Birds of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

By: CANNINGS, Robert A.; CANNINGS, Richard J.; CANNINGS, Sydney G.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Victoria, Royal British Columbia Museum: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042955

ISBN: 0771886012

Condition: Fine


Detailed, comrehensive survey of Bird species found in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. xix, 420 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm. A very bright, clean and still fresh copy, with a similar dustjacket, 'as new'. Thick, heavy work weighing 1.255kg. View more info

Monarch of Deadman Bay; The Life and Death of a Kodiak Bear

By: CARAS, Roger A.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047444

Condition: About Fine


Great story of a great bear's life...and death. Roger A. Caras (1928-2001) was the author of more than fifty-five books on animals and the outdoors. 185pp, small illustrations to the chapter headings. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket, in protective brodart, is similar except for some sun fading to the spine. Unpacked weight, 380g. 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's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info