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Yesterday at Kalaupapa: A Saga of Pain and Joy

By: Cahill, Emmett

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Honolulu, Mutual Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 140275

ISBN: 0935180826

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 115 pages. 8"w x 10"w. Previous owner's inscription inside. View more info

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Jack and the Three Sillies

By: Chase, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1950

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 140460

Condition: Good


Worn green cloth cover. 8 1/4"w x 9 1/4"h. 39 pages. Signed by the illustrator, Joshua Tolford, who "... was an important member of the Rockport/Gloucester/Cape Ann art colony. Born in Wisconsin, he studied and painted in the Gloucester/Rockport Mass. area. He was a student of Anthony Thieme. Tolford was a juried member of the Rockport Art Association from 1941-1958. He was an artist for the WPA in the 1940's and also illustrated many popular books." [askArt] " The story this time is a mountain people version of a familiar folk legend, of foolish Jack who took the c... View more info

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Ant Colony

By: Deforge, Michael

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly: 2014

Seller ID: 144109

ISBN: 177046137X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. View more info

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Woman's Place : Art and the Role of Women in the Cultural Formation of Victoria, B.C., 1850s-1920s, A

By: Finlay, Karen

Price: $87.95

Publisher: University of Victoria: 2004

Seller ID: 137016

ISBN: 1550582887

Condition: Near Fine


Book is fine save very light shelf wear. Corners show very light wear, spine is straight and tight, covers are creaseless, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Upper edge of last 20 pages and upper back cover corner show a small indication of moisture contact -- does not affect text or photos. A great many b&w photos & illustrations from an exhibition at the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, University of Victoria 9/2004 -- 1/2005. Catalog headings include: Beginning of colony: indigenous communities and early settler; Art education and women: forging a cultural infrastru... View more info

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The First Summer: Photographs of the Matanuska Colony of 1935

By: Fox, James H.

Price: $205.95

Publisher: Alaska Rural Rehabilitaiton Corporation: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 142517

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear only to oversize covers: two marks at spine on front cover, a little bit of corner wear, back upper corner is turned out slightly, covers show scuffing. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 80 pages with usually four captioned b&w photos per oversize page, with chapter introductions, usually one page. Chapters include: Voyage of the North Star, Arrival of the Colonists, Drawing for the Land, Permanent program of construction, Colonial life, Farming, Personalities and personnel, Transient camp life. Signed by the author o... View more info

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Honorary Consul, The

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1973

Seller ID: 139979

ISBN: 0370014863

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 335 pages. 5 1/4"w x 8"h. Full dark green cloth boards. Open tear and edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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The Heart of the Matter

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $8.41

Publisher: London, Reprint Society: 1950

Seller ID: 135581

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 297 pages. Maroon cover. 5"w x 7 1/2"h. Previous owner's name. Small spot on spine. View more info

Yukon's Women of Power: Political Pioneers in a Northern Canadian Colony

By: Hayden, Joyce

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Windwalker Press: 1999

Seller ID: 097458

ISBN: 0968626602

Condition: Very Good


703 pages, 20 chapters with one woman portrayed in each chapter. B&W photos. View more info

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Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's Letters from Colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863

By: McLeod, Robert; Anne Burnaby;McGeachie, Pixie;Burnaby (B.C.) Burnaby

Price: $45.50

Publisher: City of Burnaby: 2002

Seller ID: 142613

ISBN: 0969282850

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Previous owner's inscription on inside cover. 199 pages, never before published letters of Robert Bunaby, a true Victorian English gentlemanwho took a chance to travel to the new colony of British columbia in 1858 to seek fortune and adventure. As the Private Secretary to Colonel Richard Clement Moody, Bunaby led exciting exploration expeditions into the wilds of modern-day Vancouver and Bunaby, the city which was to be... View more info

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Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color, The

By: Mills, Gary B.

Price: $122.95

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1977

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 123388

ISBN: 0807102792

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 277 pages, maps, charts, b&w photos. Contents include: A fusion of roots, The life and labors of a former slave, Early development of the isle brevelle colony, Background of the major allied families, In pursuit of wealth, The faith of their fathers, Cane river culture, Racism and citizenship, Economic and social decline. View more info

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British Columbia Seabird Colony Inventory : report #3, census of glaucous-winged gulls, pelagic cormorants, black oystercatchers and pigeon guillemots in the Queen Charlotte Islands, 1986

By: Rodway, Michael S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Delta, BC, Canadian Wildlife Service: 1986

Seller ID: 121430

ISBN: 0662162838

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 95 pages. Technical Report Series No. 43. Contents: Abstract; List of Tables; List of Figures; Introduction and methods; Survey results by island; Survey results - species summaries; conclusions. Literature cited. View more info

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British Seabird Colony Inventory: Report #1-- East Moresby Island

By: Rodway, Michael S.; Lemon, Moira J.F.; Kaiser, Gary W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Delta, BC, Canadian Wildlife Service: 1988

Seller ID: 121429

ISBN: 0662165640

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 276 pages. Technical Report Series No. 50. Contents: Abstract; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Appendices; Colony Accounts by island; Methodological considerations and recommendations; Literature cited; Appendices. Previous owner's name blacked out inside. View more info

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Come, Chucky Come

By: Snow, Dorothea J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1952

Inscription: Inscribed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 140459

Condition: Good


Full yellow cloth boards show some stains. Edge wear, stains, and small tears to dust jacket. 7 1/8"w x 8 1/4"h. 46 pages. Inscribed by the illustrator, Joshua Tolford, who "... was an important member of the Rockport/Gloucester/Cape Ann art colony. Born in Wisconsin, he studied and painted in the Gloucester/Rockport Mass. area. He was a student of Anthony Thieme. Tolford was a juried member of the Rockport Art Association from 1941-1958. He was an artist for the WPA in the 1940's and also illustrated many popular books." [askArt] The story of Lonnie and Chuck, his ... View more info

Cane Ripples: The Chinese in Guyana

By: Sue-A.-Quan Trev

Price: $164.95

Publisher: Cane Press: 2003

Seller ID: 134261

ISBN: 0973355719

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, as new. A collection of short stories describing the experiences of the Chinese in British Guiana. Chinese were first procured to work on the cane plantations, replacing the freed slaves of African origin. Between 1853 and 1879 a total of 13,541 Chinese immigrants were introduced to the colony. By the beginning of the 20th century only about 3,000 of Chinese ancestry remained. Contains oral histories, personal recollections, photographs and archival materials ... 343 pages. B&w photographs, maps. View more info

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The Copper Trade

By: Wakefield, Jay Stuart

Price: $85.98

Publisher: MCS Inc.: 2017

Seller ID: 141909

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 159 pages with many color photos. Chapters include Michigan copper in the Mediterranean , Lugged axeheads of bronze age found on Isle Royale, Were the copper miners of Michigan giants? Poverty point: bronze age town & Gulf Ports on the copper trail, Were prehistoric copper oxhide ingots manufactured on the Mississippi coast near the mouth of the Mississippis river? Megalithic colony in Greenland, America's Stongehenge: ... View more info