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Image for Regulations and Programme for Religious Education in Public Schools. 1960 (Ontario).

Regulations and Programme for Religious Education in Public Schools. 1960 (Ontario).

By: N/A

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Minister of Education: 1960

Seller ID: 15935

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 70 pp. Tan wraps with black lettering and a saddle stapled binding. Beginning with regulations themselves followed by a general presentation of the scope and purpose of religious education with specifics tied to all grade levels and ending with a comprehensive daily bible readings. Included and loosely laid in is a copy of the Lesson Time Table (2 sided letter size paper) for all grades during the 1957-1958 school year. Slight soiling to the covers with one instance of two lines underlined on page 5 (the section on compulsory morning exercises). View more info

Image for A Day at Versailles: Illustrated Guide to the Palace, Museum, Park and the Trianons.

A Day at Versailles: Illustrated Guide to the Palace, Museum, Park and the Trianons.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, France., G. Braun.: 1923

Seller ID: 19011

Condition: Good


16mo - 15.5 x 11 cm.; 124 - [4] pp. Paper covers in a light tan colour with dark brown lettering on the front and spine. Well illustrated with with very sixty detailed wood cuts and plans in black and white. The covers are soiled with corner creasing and the bottom fore corner is missing a small triangular piece. The spine shows minor wear at the foot. The interior is very clean with with some minor page browning with that being on the head margins of the pages. View more info

Image for Canoeing on the Grand River: A Canoeing Guide to Ontario's Historic Grand River.

Canoeing on the Grand River: A Canoeing Guide to Ontario's Historic Grand River.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Ontario., Grand River Conservation Authority.: 1999

Seller ID: 25803

ISBN: 0919783996

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 40 pp. First published in 1982, this is the fourth printing of the third edition. Full colour photographic covers in a plastic coil binding. "The book follows the Grand River from Belwood Lake just upriver from Fergus to Port Maitland at the mouth of the Grand at Lake Erie". Included, though not part of the page count, are 12 fold out maps, all 32.5 x 22 cm, and being reproduced government topographic maps with the Grand River and its features being highlighted. The maps are sequential in presentation. The book is also illustrated with several black and white photo... View more info

Image for Pilgrim's Prayer Book, Holy Year MCML / Little Guide to Rome, Holy Year 1950 / Anno Sancto 1950.

Pilgrim's Prayer Book, Holy Year MCML / Little Guide to Rome, Holy Year 1950 / Anno Sancto 1950.

By: N/A

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Rome, Italy., Central Committee for the Holy Year.: 1949

Seller ID: 32676

Condition: Very Good


16mo - 16.5 x 12 cm.; A collection of 3 items all published in preparation for the Church's Jubilee Holy Year of 1950. 1 - "Pilgrim's Prayer Book": 70 - (2) pp. Starts with a 7 page introduction of the Holy Year Indulgences followed by suggested visits to various sites in Rome along with appropriate prayer and hymns (with music) most of which are bilingual - Latin and English. 2 - "Little Guide to Rome for the Pilgrims of the Twentyfifth Jubilee": 96 pp. Illustrated with many street maps in colour, a 9 page general index, a 10 page street index and a 2 page listing of bus and t... View more info

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Bulletin of the American Geographical Society: Vol. XLI, No. 2, February 1909.

By: Adams, Cyrus C. (editor).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., American Geographical Society.: 1909

Seller ID: 12996

Condition: Good


8vo - 24.5 x 15.5 cm.; Pages 65 to 128. The society was founded in 1852 with the object of encouraging geographical exploration and discovery. Contents (articles only): 1 - "The Origins of the Alps" by Albrecht Penck, 2 - "Camping on the Soufriere of St. Vincent" by Edmund Otis Hovey, 3 - "The Decline of the Lunar Distance of the Time and Longitude at Sea" by G. W. Littlehales, 4 - "The Dying People of Tauu" by William Churchill, 5 - "Aspects of the Coast of Northeast Greenland", 6 - "Dr. Stein's Two Years of Exploration". The paper covers are ed... View more info

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Bulletin of the American Geographical Society: Vol. XLI, No. 7, July 1909.

By: Adams, Cyrus C. (editor).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., American Geographical Society.: 1909

Seller ID: 13013

Condition: Good


8vo - 24.5 x 15.5 cm.; Pages 409 to 472. The society was founded in 1852 with the object of encouraging geographical exploration and discovery. Contents (articles only): 1 - "The Messina Earthquake" by William Herbert Hobbs, 2 - "The Operation of Geographic Factors in History" by Ellen Churchill Semple, 3 - "Honorary and Corresponding Members and Fellows of the American Geographical Society". The paper covers are edge worn and soiled. Interior is clean. View more info

Image for Bulletin of the American Geographical Society: Vol. XLI, No. 12, December 1909.

Bulletin of the American Geographical Society: Vol. XLI, No. 12, December 1909.

By: Adams, Cyrus C. (editor).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., American Geographical Society.: 1909

Seller ID: 13024

Condition: Good


8vo - 24.5 x 15.5 cm.; Pages 729 to 868. The society was founded in 1852 with the object of encouraging geographical exploration and discovery. Contents (articles only): 1 - "Delta Experiments" by Arthur L. Smith, 2 - "Thomas Jefferson: A Pioneer Student of American Geography" by George Thomas Surface, 3 - "The Winnipeg Meeting of the British Association" by Albert Perry Brigham. 75 page index for Volume XLI. The paper covers are edge worn and soiled with a triangular chip to the lower fore corner of the back cover. Interior is clean. View more info

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Twenty-Five Years in a Waggon: Sport and Travel in South Africa.

By: Anderson, Andrew A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, UK., Chapman and Hall: 1888

Seller ID: 17492

Condition: Good


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; xii - [2] - 423 pp plus 40 pages of additional books from the publisher. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and ruled black multi-line border on the front and back boards. This is the second edition and produced in one complete volume. Illustrated with 14 drawings (all present) by the author and one fold out map at the back which has four place names written on it in red pencil from a previous and unknown owner. The front and back hinges are starting with tearing in the end paper gutters. The binding is a tad shaken though still quite solid. The externals... View more info

Image for Popular Resorts and How to Reach Them. Combining a Brief Description of the Principal Summer Retreats in the United States, and the Routes of Travel Leading to Them.

Popular Resorts and How to Reach Them. Combining a Brief Description of the Principal Summer Retreats in the United States, and the Routes of Travel Leading to Them.

By: Bachelder, John B.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts., John B. Bachelder.: 1875

Seller ID: 27268

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 364 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board and with double black border rules front and back and decorative black stampings on the head and tail margins of both boards. First published in 1873, this is the third edition. From the title page: "Illustrated by One Hundred and Fifty-Two Wood-Cuts by the best engravers, many of them from original sketches by the author". Present also is the folded map (opens to 71 x 48 cm) tipped in on the front free end paper. The panel by which the map is fastened to the end paper has a clos... View more info

Image for 8 Around the Americas on a Motorcycle.

8 Around the Americas on a Motorcycle.

By: Bausenhart, Werner.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Legas: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16267

ISBN: 1894508025

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 239 pp. An avid traveller by motorcycle and retired, Bausenhart describes his trip around North and South America, from Deadhorse, Alaska to Tierra del Fuego. In addition to the usual travelogue, he describes "matters specific to motorcycle adventure travel: the documents required, the maintenance of the bike, road and riding conditions, border crossings, transporting the bike by air freight, and accomodation and security for bike and rider. An appendix lists exact distances and the names of secure campgrounds and hotels." Photos. Bausenhart has inscribed this copy o... View more info

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Encounters on the Camino de Santiago, Natural, Human and Divine.

By: Beahen, William.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario, Canada., General Store Publishing House.: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30307

ISBN: 177123007X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 227 pp. A personal account of a newly retired RCMP officer making the pilgrimage walk called the Camino in 2008. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. A sturdy, clean copy with minor edgewear on card stock cover. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Cathedrals of Southern France.

The Cathedrals of Southern France.

By: Bumpus, T. Francis.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York., J. Pott & Co.: (1927)

Seller ID: 23478

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; viii - 224 pp. Bright red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and front. Tthe top edge of the text block is gilt. Location map printed on the front paste down end paper as issued. Illustrated with 50 black and white photographs and drawings on 28 plates, one of which is the frontis. Previous owner's name blacked out on the front free end paper, the externals show mild wear on the lower fore corners and spine tips, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

Image for Journal of a Second Expedition Into the Interior of Africa from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo, to Which is Added the Journal of Richard Lander: from Kano to the Sea-Coast, Partly by a More Eastern Route.

Journal of a Second Expedition Into the Interior of Africa from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo, to Which is Added the Journal of Richard Lander: from Kano to the Sea-Coast, Partly by a More Eastern Route.

By: Clapperton, Hugh.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, UK., Frank Cass & Co.: 1966

Seller ID: 9194

Condition: Very Good


4to - 24.5 x 18 cm.; xxiii - [1] - 355 p. Green cloth with gilt lettering on a black spine panel with a gilded drawing of an African hut on lower right of front board. A facsimile reproduction of the original edition of 1829 as published by John Murray of London. Tipped in fold out map (pages 196-197) of the Soudan area with this map being printed on a high quality vellum and measuring 20.5" x 17.25". The verso of reproduced title page is a map of the course of the Kowara or Quarra as described by Bello's schoolmaster. The book shows minor wear on the corners and spine crown and heel. A clean ... View more info

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Treasure-Diving Holidays.

By: Crile, Jane & Barney.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21563

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 263 pp. Dark blue cloth on the lower three-quart er of the casing with green on the top quarter. Gilt lettering on spine and front. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Signed by both authors and three of their four children on the title page as follows: "To Fran -- With a million memories - (?)rumio and Petruchio - old cars - Mary Ellen Chase - deserted beaches - Tier(?) - noses - - - - long talks - wonderful, wonderful, from - Jano, Barney, Joan Crile, Susie Crile, George Crile III". "Fran" is Frances Rich a sculptor of some renown from the... View more info

Image for Landscapes of Glory: An English Pilgrimage.

Landscapes of Glory: An English Pilgrimage.

By: Davies, Tom.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Triangle Books: 1996

Seller ID: 3623

ISBN: 0281049084

Condition: Fine


8vo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; viii - 108 pp. A Welshman and journalist, Davies sets out to track down the soul of England through his travels. A powerful call on God by a Celtic heart and a poetic and funny meditation on the joys of the ordinary world. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Voyage of the Jeannette: The Ship and Ice Journals of George W. De Long, Volume II.

By: De Long, George W. and Emma De Long (editor).

Price: $72.00

Publisher: New York., Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3103

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; xii - pages 441 to 911. Professionally rebound in a beige linen cloth with paste on spine and front board labels with other repairs made as required. All maps, engravings and illustrations are present. Bottom fore edge corner of pp. 487/8 is missing affecting 1 word of the text. Otherwise a very nice copy. Very minimal foxing present. Digital images of any aspect are available upon request. This is Volume II only. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Travels With a Son.

By: Gale, John.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, UK., Travel Book Club.: 1973

Seller ID: 30306

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 383 pp. A recounting of a trip across parts of Africa by jeep in 1970 by British journalist John Gale (1925-1974), his son James, and photojournalist friend Ian Berry (1934 -). Starting in Morocco, they crossed the Spanish Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Ghana. A very personal account by Gale, known for being outspoken and witty. A clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has minor edgewear. View more info

Image for For the Love of Hamoudi: My Journey of Faith into the Gaza Strip.

For the Love of Hamoudi: My Journey of Faith into the Gaza Strip.

By: Gharib, Linda Todd.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands., Foundation University Press.: 2011

Seller ID: 30293

ISBN: 9490179108

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; iv - 174 pp. Very minor shelf wear to the covers, else fine. View more info

Image for Wigan Pier: An Illustrated History.

Wigan Pier: An Illustrated History.

By: Hannavy, John and Jack Winstanley.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Wigan, UK., Smiths Books: 1985

Seller ID: 10364

ISBN: 0951068008

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 22.5 cm.; 63 pp. An interesting look at the history of one of the more colourful aspects of the British coal industry. Profusely illustrated with many period photographs and ending with "The Ballad of Wigan Pier" (lyrics only). Minor wear and scuffing to the glossy black covers. View more info

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Osterreichs Anteil an der Erforschung der Erde.

By: Hassinger, Hugo.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wien, Verlag Adolf Holzhausens NFG.:

Seller ID: 14160

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; 194 pp. Text is in Austrian German. No copyright date; a reprint. Footnotes, index, 3 foldouts. Paper covered boards with cloth spine. Minor edgewear, some corner bumping; binding tight, text pages clean. Dust jacket has sunned spine, some light soiling and edgewear with a few small closed tears. View more info