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cover of And Leave The Driving To Us - A History Of Greyhound Lines Of Canada

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And Leave The Driving To Us - A History Of Greyhound Lines Of Canada, Hart, E. J. Published by Greyhound Lines, Calgary, Alberta, 1986. First Edition. Small quarto. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 154 pp. with index; Illustrated profusely with photographs, posters, map, etc. Dark blue boards with silver spine titles. Volume is in fine, unread, unmarked… Read more
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Ephesus: The New Guide

by Scherrer, Peter; Efes Muzesi

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Ephesus: The New Guide, Scherrer, Peter; Efes Muzesi. Published by Ege Yayinlari, Turkey, 2000. Card covers. 250pp. with illustrations, tables, references, glossary, index; rear fold out of plans. In fine, unread, unmarked condition with tiny curl to corner of front cover.. A valuable and authoritative guide to the archaeological site of Ephesus and the contents of the Ephesus Museum, written by… Read more
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Official National Survey Maps: New England with Descriptive Guide and Historical Notes, Crocker, L. V. (topographer). Published by The National Survey Co., Chester, Vermont, Circa 1925 (undated). 8vo up to 9½" tall., 175pp. Flexible burgundy boards with gilt emblem and titles. Contents in fine condition with tight binding and without markings or tears; light rubbing to board edges. A compilation… Read more
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Collecting Old Maps

by Manasek, Francis J.

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Collecting Old Maps, Manasek, Francis J. Published by Terra Nova Press, Norwich, VT, 2002. 4to up to 12" tall; xii, 308pp. with appendices, colour and black and white illustrations, index. Brown cloth boards, black titles front and spine Volume is in fine, unread condition; unclipped jacket has very light shelf wear. An authoritative introduction to the world of map collecting.
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Writing the Rails; Train Adventures by the World's Best-Loved Writers, Goodman, Edward C. (editor). Published by Black Dog & Leventhal, New York, 2001. 8vo up to 9½" tall; 368 pp. with index. Quarter grey cloth over blue boards with gilt spine titles. Tiny dot to outer top edge and otherwise volume is in fine condition; unclipped jacket has the… Read more
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Canada and the Pacific

by Charles Horetzky

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Canada and the Pacific, Charles Horetzky, Dawson Brothers Publishers, Montreal, 1874. First Edition. Full title: Canada on the Pacific: Being an Account of a Journey from Edmonton to the Pacific by the Peace River Valley, And of a Winter Voyage along the Western Coast of the Dominion; with Remarks on the Physical Features of the Pacific Railway Route and… Read more
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cover of Historical Atlas of Canada. Volume I. From the Beginning to 1900. - Volume II. The Land Transformed, 1800-1891. - Volume III. Addressing the Twentieth Century

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Historical Atlas of Canada. Volume I. From the Beginning to 1900. - Volume II. The Land Transformed, 1800-1891. - Volume III. Addressing the Twentieth Century, Harris, R. Cole; Gentilcore, R. Louis; Kerr, Donald (Editors). Published by the University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1987. Three volumes complete. Folios - over 12" - 15" tall. Volume I, From the Beginning to 1900:… Read more
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British Columbia Place Names

by Akrigg, G. P. V.; Akrigg, Helen B.

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British Columbia Place Names: Third Edition, Akrigg, G. P. V.; Akrigg, Helen B. Published by UBC Press, British Columbia, Canada 1997. Third Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 330 pp. Card covers have very light shelf wear and otherwise in unread condition. The authors, historians Philip and Helen Akrigg, spent more than forty years researching BC place names. This invaluable… Read more
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Travels

by Michael Crichton

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Travels, Michael Crichton. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1988. First Edition; First Printing. First Trade edition following the private publication of the Franklin Library. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 377pp. Quarter blue cloth over green boards, gilt spine titles and gilt monogram initials to front board. 4cm light damp stain to jacket back top edge also affecting rear… Read more
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Jerusalem: Flowers and Views of the Holy Land, Copyright by Emanuel Friedman & Co. Circa 1938. Beveled olive wood boards with bordered front illustration in black and green, Jerusalem printed on lower front board; tan leather spine; rose endpapers. 18cm wide, 11cm high. Title illustration page followed by 12 chromolithographs with views of Israel and 12 sheets… Read more
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Baedeker's Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol Handbook for Travelers, Baedeker, K. Published by Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1895.16th edition.16mo up to 6½" tall. 500 pages plus index: 47 colored maps including 15 folding maps, and several fold out plans and panoramas. Red flexible covers with gilt titles front and spine; marbled text… Read more
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cover of Automobile Supplies Gas Engine Supplies Motor Boat Supplies, Catalog No.72

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Automobile Supplies Gas Engine Supplies Motor Boat Supplies, Catalog No.72. Julius Andrae & Sons Co. Milwaukee, WI., 1913. Trade Catalogue. Paper stapled wraps with cloth spine. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 255 pages with index; fold out map of USA with postal rates; profusely Illustrated. Laid in May 1st 1913 flyer in pristine condition. In addition to… Read more
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Automobile Supplies. Sears Roebuck and Company. Published by Sears Roebuck and Company, Chicago, 1913. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 112 pages with index. Laid-in double sided order form. Profusely illustrated. Stapled pictorial wraps. Staining and closed tear first page; last 2 pages have tears along staples and are partially detached; all other pages are in fine… Read more
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Gaskell's Compendium of Forms, Educational, Social, Legal and Commercial, Embracing a Complete Self-Teaching Course in Penmanship and Bookkeeping, and Aid to English Composition Together with The Laws And By-Laws Of Social Etiquette And Business Laws And Commercial Forms. A Political Dictionary; The Government of the U.S., The States and Territorial Governments, Colored Charts etc. Also A Manual of Agriculture,… Read more
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Tragedy at Second Narrows: The Story of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, Jamieson, Eric. Published by Harbour Pub Co, Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, 2008. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 308 pages with index and black and white photographs. Black boards with red spine titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket in mint condition. The story of the… Read more
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cover of 60 Years behind the Wheel: The Cars We Drove in Canada, 1900-1960

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60 Years behind the Wheel: The Cars We Drove in Canada, 1900-1960Sherk, Bill; Filey, Mike (foreword). Published by Dundurn Press, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2003. Glossy card covers. 4to up to 12" tall; 216pp. with numerous black and white illustrations. Light wave to pages and otherwise in unread condition without marks, tears etc.
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cover of Canadian Geography for Juniors - British Columbia Edition

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Canadian Geography for Juniors - British Columbia Edition, Cornish, George A.; Revised with Additions by Lord, A.R and Denton, V.L. Published by J.M. Dent and Sons Limited, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1944. [xii], 338pp with index; illustrated with indexed sketch maps, diagrams and black and white photos including frontispiece photos. Green cloth boards with black illustrations and titles. Boards have… Read more
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Beeton's British Gazetteer.

by Samuel Orchart Beeton

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Beeton's British Gazetteer. Samuel Orchart Beeton Published by Ward Lock and Tyler, London. Circa 1870. "A Topographical and Historical Guide to the United Kingdom Containing Nearly Five Thousand Distinct Articles with the Correct Pronunciation of the Name of Every Place." 12mo up to 7½" tall. 284 pages plus 32 pages of publisher's ads. Beautifully rebound in… Read more
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The Romance of the Alaska Highway

by Godsell, Philip H.

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The Romance of the Alaska Highway, Godsell, Philip H. Published by Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1944. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall. xv + 235 pages including map and 12 black and white photographic plates. Navy cloth boards with gilt spine titles. Tiny hand drawn ink star tail edge of pastedown and otherwise volume is in beautiful condition… Read more
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Alaska The Great Country

by Higginson, Ella

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Alaska The Great Country, Higginson, Ella. Published by MacMillan, New York, NY, 1908. First Edition/First Printing. 531 pages with 47 full page photo plates, a double paged color map of Alaska, and plated frontis of Alexander Baranoff. Hollow back binding; green boards with gilt titles front and spine; blind embossed armorial shields with red embossed totem pole; gilt top edge,… Read more
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