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TREMAINE, Marie. et al (Editors).
Arctic Bibliography. Prepared for and in cooperation with the Department of Defence under the direction of the Arctic Institute of North America.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Washington, G.P.O. & Montreal & London. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1953.,  23cm, thick 8vo, in 3 volumes., 1498 & (-1499)-2967 & (-2958)-4478pp., with 3 large rear colour folding maps, original dark blue cloth, a very good to fine set. (ar) Volume One and Two listing 20,003 books alphabetically; the third volume comprises the index to both; all most of us will ever need. The single most important reference on the subject. The complete monumental bibliography runs to 17 volumes listing 108,723 separate books and monographs, it was published between 1953-1975. It covers from the earliest exploration to the present day. Most of the entries are annotated.
$300.00    Book Number: 37915         Order / Enquire

TUCKER, S[arah].
The Rainbow in the North: A short accountof the First Establishment of Christianity in Rupert's Land by the ChurchMissionary Society.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. James Nisbet and Co. 1856.,  16cm, sixthedition, viii,222p., engraved frontis view plate & engraved full illushalf title, 2 folding engraved maps, 14 engraved plates, 2 appendices,in contemporary full diced tan calf, gilt ruled raised bands, giltborders and decorations in the panels, crushed black morocco label, gilttitles, gilt border on the boards with gilt illustrations on the uppercover of the college or school?, marbled endpapers and edges, InAttractive Prize Binding but wanting the free fly which would have hadthe presentation bookplate, some slight wear but a very good to finecopy. (cgc) Lande 1488 (4th). Peel 144. Smith 10334. Peel indicates twoLondon and one New York editions, however the present copy is the 6thedition. The preface is for the fourth edition. - The plates are mainlyillustrations of natives.
$175.00                          Book Number: 34597                         Order / Enquire

TURTON, M. Conway
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. The Macmillam Co. of Canada. 1934.,  21.5cm. x,123p. frontis view, illustrated endpapers, fine in black patterned cloth in good only jacket (s6) "An account of a year spent in Cassiar, a wild and sparsely settled district in British Columbia. The author.presents scenes and incidents. arranged and selected so that they become significant and typical of the country". from the d.j.
$75.00                          Book Number: 25834                         Order / Enquire

TYRRELL, J.B. (Edited with Intro & Notes by)
Documents Relating to the Early History of Hudson Bay.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. The Champlain Society, Volume 18. 1931.,  24cm, xix,419p. frontis & 16 plates, 5 maps(inc. 2 folding), limited to 550 copies, a fine copy. (ar) Peel 3. Consists mainly of four journals:`Journal of Father Silvy from Belle Isle to Port Nelson' [1684]; `Letter from Father Marest' [1649]; `Letters of La Potherie. Volume one of`History of North America'; and `History of Hudson's Bay.' by John Oldmixon.
$350.00    Book Number: 34242         Order / Enquire

UNITED STATES. Bureau of American Ethnology.
Forty-Sixth Annual Report. 1928-1929.
Washington. GPO. 1930.,  4to. 28.5cm, 654p., with c.90 plates and illustrations, original printed wraps, very good to fine sound copy Contains: Anthropological Survey of Alaska. By Ales Hrdlicka. Pp19-374. AND. Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri; The Assiniboin. By Edwin T. Denig.
$52.50                          Book Number: 17661                         Order / Enquire

Reports of Agents, Officers, and Persons, acting under the authority of the secretary of the treasury, in relation to the Condition of Seal Life on the Rookeries of the Pribilof Islands, and to Pelagic Sealing in Bering Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, in The Years 1893-1895. In Two Parts, Part 1 & II. [With maps and illustrations. Results of investigations under the direction of the U.S. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries].
Washington. G.P.O. 1896.,  23cm, 379 & 154 p. with 23 plates & illustrations, and 12 large folding mainly colour maps and charts, rebound in blue buckram, gilt spine titles, a few internal library stamps else very good sound copy Includes an extensive list of persons giving dispositions.
$157.50    Book Number: 12733         Order / Enquire

Reports of Agents, Officers, andPersons, acting under the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury, inrelation to the Condition of Seal Life on the Rookeries of the PribilofIslands, and to Pelagic Sealing in Bering Sea and the North PacificOcean, in The Years 1893-1895. In Two Parts, Part 1 & II. [With maps andillustrations. Results of investigations under the direction of the U.S.Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Washington. G.P.O. 1896.,  23cm, 379& 154 p. with 23 plates & illustrations, and 12 large folding mainlycolour maps and charts, rebound in blue buckram, gilt spine titles, a fewinternal library stamps else very good sound copy. (ads) Includes anextensive list of persons giving dispositions.
$150.00                          Book Number: 36380                         Order / Enquire

UNITED STATES. War Department.
Operations in Snow and Extreme Cold. Basic Field Manual. September 18, 1941.
Washington. GPO. 1941.,  16mo. 17cm, 82p., a few illustrations, printed stiff wraps, very good to fine A.B. 18414, Covers food, clothing, transport, air, skis, snowshoes, packs, marches, camping, combat, etc.
$14.00                          Book Number: 17663                         Order / Enquire

Investigation of the Fur-Seal and other Fisheries of Alaska. Report from the committee on Merchant Marine and fisheries of the House of Representatives. The Fur-Seal and Other Fishers of Alaska.
Washington, GPO.1889.,  8VO. 22.5cm, l,415p., with 5 folding maps and 18 plates from line engravings (inc. 5 folding), original dark gray cloth, titles faded, top edge smoke stained otherwise a very good (internally clean) sound working copy. (ads). - The record of congressional oversight hearings regarding the Alaska Commercial Co. Most of the material covers the fur-seal operations but there is also much on the condition of the natives and the activities of foreign vessels in the region. - US. Representatives, Report No. 3883.
$70.00                          Book Number: 18230                         Order / Enquire

Portfolio of Maps and Charts with The Case of the United States before the Tribunal of Arbitration to convene at Paris, under the Provisions of the Treaty between the Untied States of America and Great Britain, concluded February 29, 1892. - Fur Seal Arbitration.
Washington, GPO.1889.,  8vo. 22.5cm, portfolio containing 12 large folding maps, (tabbed), rebound in black cloth, with the original printed cover laid down, fine thus,(ads).
$140.00    Book Number: 18231         Order / Enquire

USHER, Peter J.
Economic Basis and Resource Use of the Coppermine - Holman Region, N.W.T.
Ottawa. Northern Affairs and National Resources. 1965.,  4to. 28cm, 290p., illustrations, maps, folding map, 3 folding maps in rear pocket, quarter cloth backed stiff printed wraps, very good to fine
$15.75                          Book Number: 17664                         Order / Enquire

As We Go Galloping On. A further relation of my hobbies and the story of my
New York. Privately printed. 1939.,  sm4to, 25.5cm, limited edition of 600 copies, many illustrations including4 in colour, 2 maps, blue cloth, gilt cover titles, near fine (Ads). The author writes of trips to northern Greenland, South America and New Zealand .Also includes essays on Sir Walter Scott as humorist, Washington Irving,Christmas books, and horse racing at Glenholme.
$8.75                          Book Number: 18752                         Order / Enquire

The Geography of World Air Transport.
Washington. Brookings Institution. 1944.,  8vo. first edition, 67p., many charts and maps, blue cloth, fine copy in good jacket Includes Arctic air routes; Goose Bay.
$14.00                          Book Number: 17657                         Order / Enquire

VANDERLIP, Washington B. (Narrated by)
In Search of a Siberian Klondike. Narrated by Washington B. Vanderlip, the Chief Actor, Herein set forth by Homer B. Hulbert.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. The Century Co. 1903.,  8vo, 21cm, First Edition, xiv,315p., with 48 plates and illustrations from photographs, light green grey cloth, gilt spine and cover titles, colour illustrations stamped on the upper cover, t.e.g., with John Bockstoce's bookplate, near fine condition. (Ar) Tourville 2221. Ricks p125. Narrative of Vanderlip's gold prospecting activities in the Bering Sea region.
$100.00    Book Number: 39051         Order / Enquire

VANDERZWAGG, David L. & Cynthia Lamson (Editors.)
The Challenge of Arctic Shipping. Science, Environmental Assessment, and Human Values.
Montreal & Kingston. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1990.,  8vo.23.5cm, xii,282p., 18 figures, bibliography, index, blue cloth, fine in fine jacket. (ads) A collection of essays of the future of Arctic waters.
$12.50                          Book Number: 10564                         Order / Enquire

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