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Around Home, McArthur, Peter
21 Around Home
McArthur, Peter
Canada Musson Book Company, Ltd. 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket C. W. Jefferys, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with darker green illustration on cover, red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with no names, writing or bookplates. 251 pgs. with drawings by C. W. Jefferys. A beautiful series of essays about country life in rural Ontario, Canada. 8vo. Country Living. 016379

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In Pastures Green, McArthur, Peter
22 In Pastures Green
McArthur, Peter
Canada J. M. Dent 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace. 025418

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family, McQueen, Rod
23 The Eatons: The Rise and Fall of Canada's Royal Family
McQueen, Rod
Toronto Stoddart 1998 0-7737-3120-2 / 9780773731202 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean dark blue boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with Eaton family tree on endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 016473

Price: 20.00 USD
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24 Splendid Heritage: Historical Buildings of Ontario
Mika, Nick and Helma
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing Company 1992 0-921341-50-4 / 9780921341505 First Cloth Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear.. Binding tight & square, pages bright and clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 142 pgs. Beautiful full color illustration of historical buildings throughout the province of Ontario. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, slight fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx. 10" x 10". WARD01289

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25 Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life
Pryde, Duncan
New York Walker & Co. 1972 0-8027-0369-0 / 9780802703699 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean gray-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean maps on endpapers. Illustrated with color photographs. 285 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's discovery of a remote and primitive way of life to which, asstonishingly, he found that he easily adapted. One of his first posts was isolated Perry Island, then a refuge of fugitives from the law, where most of the male Eskimos were caught up in blood feuds. 8 vo.. Adventure. 010266

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Stump Farm - A Chronicle of Pioneering, Rose, Hilda
26 The Stump Farm - A Chronicle of Pioneering
Rose, Hilda
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1928 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1928. Black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear at two spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Review and summary of the book tipped in on front free endpaper. Small previous owner name ink-stamped on three preliminary pages, rear endpapers. Frontispiece black and white photo portrait of Hilda Rose, 1919. With a Foreword by samuel A. Eliot, D.D., LL.D. Illustrated with eight photographs. 178 pages. True pioneering story of a woman's life in the west on a stump farm, and then in the northern wilderness of Alberta near Great Slave Lake. 024594

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Secret Islands - An Exploration, Russell, Franklin
27 The Secret Islands - An Exploration
Russell, Franklin
New York W. W. Norton 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean original dust jacket with price intact. Clean turquoise cloth boardsa with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of the people and natural phenomena of northern islands llying off the eastern coasts of Canada and Newfoundland; Grand Manan, Hay and Kent in the Bay of Fundy; Bonaventure; Funk, Great, Green and Gull Islands, far to the north. By the author of "Watchers at the Pond" and "Argen the Gull." 025519

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28 The Secret Islands: An Exploration
Russell, Franklin
New York W. W. Norton 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 238 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author explores the northern islands, inhabited and uninhabited, lying off the eastern coasts of Canada and Newfoundland. 8vo. Exploration. 011289

Price: 15.00 USD
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Algonquin Story, Saunders, Audrey
29 Algonquin Story
Saunders, Audrey
Ontario, Canada Department of Lands and Forests 1963 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book and original dust jacket in original slipcase with packet of revised maps. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 196 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unfaded, with a few very short closed edge tears at top and bottom spine ends. Packet of five maps in excellent condition - book and packet slide into original green slipcase which has some watermarks to edges, 1" cracking at bottom edge. 024886

Price: 30.00 USD
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30 The Trail of the Sandhill Stag
Seton Thompson, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1900 Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Pale green buckram cloth boards with darker green title box, gilt lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine, gold stag on front & rear board. Book is clean but has some light foxing (rust-colored speckles) to front & rear board. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard and 60 drawings by the author. 93 pgs.Natural History. 008828

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Fur Masters, Sullivan, Alan
31 The Fur Masters
Sullivan, Alan
New York Coward McCann 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest corner wear, no fraying, no fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 244 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges ((1/16"), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Romance and adventure set against the background of the fur trade of Canada. 8vo. Fiction. 015198

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Cariboo Road, Wade, Mark S.
32 The Cariboo Road
Wade, Mark S.
British Columbia, Canada Haunted Bookshop 1979 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by author's son. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed by author's son on front free endpaper: "To Don, M.S W. loved the Cariboo and first encountered the Clinton where horseback was the means by which he made his visits - December 12, 1957 - M. Wade." On the front fixed endpaper there is a note from previous owner Don Mengiz which says: "This book was autographed for us by Mark Leighton Wade affectionately known as M.L., son of the author. M.L. was 95 years old in 1987." - Don Mengiz. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Large clean fold-out map at rear of book in perfect condition. Researched, annotated and indexed by Eleanor A. Eastick. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has tiniest bit of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024619

Price: 100.00 USD
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