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BALCH, Edwin Swift
The North Pole and Bradley Land.
Philadelphia. Campion and Company. [Privately Printed}. 1913., sm4to. 26.5cm, 91,p. full red linen, gilt titles on the spine and upper cover, internal library stamps, very good to fine, scarce (cgc) A.B. 999. "An attempt to present the facts, and reasons for the writer's conviction that Dr. Cook was the first to reach the North Pole".
$244.99 Book Number: 11763 Order / Enquire
BALCH, Thomas Willing
The Alasko-Canadian Frontier.
Philadelphia. Press of Allen, Lane and Scott. 1902., 8vo. 23cm, second edition, 45p., with 7 maps; printed wraps, wraps loose chipped and frayed; otherwise very good (N12) AB 1002. Wickersham 865. Discussion of details of the Anglo-Russian negotiations of 1821 to 1825, in support of U.S. claims in the Anglo-American dispute 1898-1903, concerning the boundary line between south-eastern Alaska and Canada.
$87.50 Book Number: 10201 Order / Enquire
The Alaska Frontier.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Philadelphia. Allen, Lane and Scott. 1903., tall8vo. 26.5cm, first edition, xv,198pp, with 28 maps, index, on laid paper, in the original red linen, gilt spine and cover titles, t.e.g., fore-edge untrimmed, faint spine call number, library pocket removed from the rear endpapers else very good sound copy (s6) Smith 471. Tourville 366. Wichersham 867. Ricks p32. A.B. 1001. ". stating briefly but emphatically the title of the United States to a continuous, unbroken lisiere or strip of territory between Mount St. Elias and 54o4o'N. It includes a chronicle of international negotiations, text of documents, maps, etc, in support of the author's views".
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BALCH, Thomas Willing
The Alasko-Canadian Frontier.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Philadelphia. Press of Allen, Lane and Scott. 1902., 8vo. 23cm, secondedition, 45p., with 7 maps; printed wraps, half the upper wrap wantingotherwise fine, the least common of these pamphlets and books by Balchon this boundary. (ads) A.B. 1002. Wickersham 865. Discussion of detailsof the Anglo-Russian negotiations of 1821-25, in support of U.S. claimsin the Anglo-American dispute 1898-1903, concerning the boundary linebetween south-eastern Alaska and Canada.
$100.00 Book Number: 34503 Order / Enquire
Development of Basic Socio-Economic Units in Two Eskimo Communities.
Ottawa. National Museum, Bulletin 202. 1964., 24.5cm, x,114p., with maps, bibliography, stiff printed wraps, fine
$24.50 Book Number: 16604 Order / Enquire
BALLANTYNE, Robert M.
Hudson Bay; or, Everyday Life in theWilds of North America, during six years residence in the territories ofthe Hon. Hudson Bay Company.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London, Edinburgh & New York. T. Nelsonand Sons. 1901., 12mo. 18.5cm, 367p. with 46 plates and illustrationsfrom wood-engravings including frontis and vignette half title, designedby Bayard and other artists from sketches by the author, in the originalextra gilt and black stamped and pictorial decorated blue cloth,bookseller's ticket "James Ogilvy, Bookseller and Stationer, Ottawa-ON",with a gift inscription on the front endpaper, a fine bright copy.(ads)
$50.00 Book Number: 31736 Order / Enquire
Totem Poles. Volume One. Totem Polesaccording to Crests and Topics. Volume Two. Totem Poles according toLocation.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. National Museum. 1950 & 1964., 24.5cm, in twovolumes. 880pp. with 651 illustrations and detailed list for each, mappedendpapers, in the original printed stiff wraps, volume one wraps slightlydust worn, signed by Barbeau on the upper cover and on title page, amatched set, very good. (cdn) Barbeau lists totem poles of theTsimshian, Haida, Tlingit, Nootka, Salish, and Swakiutl and discusses themythic themes represented. He comments on the growth of totemism on theNorth Pacific Coast and traces the appear-ance of crest symbols onpainted house fronts and cites sources of early and later recordsrelating to totem pole carving. p.420. Lerner, Loren R. & Mary F.Williamson. Art and Architecture in Canada. A Bibliography and Guide tothe Literature. #3879.
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Henri Julien. The Canadian Art Series.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Ryerson Press. 1941., 18cm, first edition, 44p. plus 24plates & illustrations, stiff wraps printed, very good copy.(agc)
$25.00 Book Number: 36390 Order / Enquire
Polar Bear Express Country.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Erin, Ontario. The Boston Mills Press. 1988., 28cm, 80p., maps, illustrations (from photographs), printed wraps, very good to fine (ads)
$25.00 Book Number: 25064 Order / Enquire
BARR, William & Glyndwr Williams, (Edited by).
The Voyage ofWilliam Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747. Volume II. Hakluyt Society.Second Series. Volume 181).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. The Hakluyt Society. 1995., 8vo,21.5cm, xv, 393p., with maps & illustrations, volume bibliography &index, blue gilt decorated cloth, fine in fine jacket.
$40.00 Book Number: 34186 Order / Enquire
BARR, William (Edited by)
Searching for Franklin: The Land Arctic Searching Expedition. James Anderson's and James Stewart's Expedition via the Back River 1855. (Third Series, No. 1).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. The Hakluyt Society. 1999., 24.5cm, xv,292p., 13 plates, bibliography, index, blue cloth, gilt & cover logos, fine in fine jacket (s6)
$65.00 Book Number: 27084 Order / Enquire
The History of 13 Canadian Field RegimentRoyal Canadian Artillery, 1940 - 1945.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: N.p. np. [1946?]., tall8vo. 26cm,188p., plus 27 plates and illustrations, 9 maps, 22 cartoonillustrations, nominal rolls, pp164-188; black cloth, a bit worn, printedon fragile paper not many copies could have survived else a very goodcopy, rare. (cmt) Cooke p154.
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A Day in the Arctic.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Geological Survey, Bulletin No. 1. 1945,, 24.5cm, 9p., 4 illustrations and a map, printed green wraps, fine
$25.00 Book Number: 20407 Order / Enquire
BEALS, Herbert K. (Edited by, and others)
Four Travel Journals. TheAmericas, Antarctica and Africa, 1775-1874. (Third Series, No.18).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. TheHakluyt Society, published by Ashgate. 2007., 24.5cm, x,404p., illustrations, 8maps, index, blue cloth, a fine copy in fine jacket. (Tr)
$40.00 Book Number: 34438 Order / Enquire
BEATTIE, Owen and John Geiger
Frozen in Time. Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Saskatoon. Western Producer PrairieBooks. 1988., 22.5cm, xi,180p., index, bibliography, maps, illustrations from photographs, blue cloth, a fine copy in fine jacket. (ads)
$20.00 Book Number: 34882 Order / Enquire