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Indian Primitive

By: Andrews, Ralph W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y., Bonanza: 1960

Seller ID: 146155

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards. Edge wear and small tears to dust jacket. 8 3/8"w x 10 5/8"h. 174 pages. Many b&w photos. From the racist dust jacket blurb: "...it is not difficult to imagine the daring and enterprise of the pioneers who pointed crude cameras at these savages as they butchered whales in native rituals or pounded drums as the spirit doctor danced over a sick man. Did they get other pictures or spears in their backs?" View more info

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Atlas rybacki Morza Polnocnego. Fishing atlas of the North Sea.

By: Andrzej Klimaj; Stanislaw Rutkowicz;

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Panstwowe Przedsiebiorstwo Wydawnictw Kartograficznych: 1957

Seller ID: 121754

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Text in Polish, English, and Russian. Very large format: 11 1/2" x 16". Beautiful colored maps of divisions of the sea, currents, areas, and many for fishing stats. View more info

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Coast Salish, Their Art, Culture and Legends

By: Ashwell, Reg

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Hancock House: 1978

Seller ID: 146594

ISBN: 0888390092

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition, the text paper is age-toned, very slight wear to covers. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 88 pages with b&w & color photos. View more info

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Mungo Martin; Man of Two Cultures

By: B.C. Indian Arts Society

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sidney, B.C., Gray's Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 146382

ISBN: 0888260954

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Oblong format: 9"w x 6"h. 46 pages. Black and white photographs. View more info

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Trout Fishing in America

By: Brautigan, Richard

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Delta: 1967

Seller ID: 145371

Condition: Very Good


Decent reading copy of this "slender American classic," as the London Times words it, Brautigan being something of a counter cultural icon. Previous owner's name inside. 111 pages. 5 1/4"w x 8"h. View more info

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Pacific Troller: Life on the Northwest Fishing Grounds

By: Caldwell, Francis E.

Price: $78.95

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Alaska Northwest Books: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114619

ISBN: 0882400991

Condition: Very Good


143 pages; coffee stain to cover, general wear; complete, unmarked & solid. Signed on title page with salutation, Sitka, Alaska, Aug 23, 1978. DescriptionFor four decades writer-photographer Francis (Frank) Caldwell has fished the Pacific Coast from Alaska to California. In this always readable unfolds a clear, close-up view of the fisherman's day-to-day life. The author shares the excitement of a school of fish biting furiously at dusk, the frustrations and humor of the radiotelephone, the many characters he has known, the close shaves, the storms, the too-frequent tragedies of friends lost... View more info

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Ships of the Past

By: Davis, Charles G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salem, MA, Marine Research Society: 1929

Seller ID: 142407

Condition: Good


Damage to top inch of spine. Previous owner's name inside. Dust jacket is in tatters. Large blue hardback. 8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. 172 pages, plus section of diagrams at the back. Contents: esign and construction of 18th and 19th century vessels, Block Island Boats and Pinkys, The Fishing Schooner, The Balitmore Clippe and Other Southern Craftr, The Packet Ship "Isaac Webb", The Frigate "Raleigh", The Frigate "Congress", Masts and Spars of United States Naval Vessels, List of Plans of Ships, Index. This is Publication #19 of The Marine Research Society. View more info

Two Crows Came

By: Dolan, Jonni

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Pacific Search Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 129369

ISBN: 0914718533

Condition: Near Fine


Light scuffing and very mild edge wear to cover, sharp corners, no creasing, no marking to text/interior Signed by author on half title page with a gift inscription from previous owner. Block prints, map of Southeast Alaksa. 130 pages. View more info

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The Anthropology of Iceland

By: Durrenberger, E. Paul [Editor]; Palsson, Gisli [Editor]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: 1989

Seller ID: 144399

ISBN: 087745499X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 258 pages. Previous owner's name inside. View more info

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Fallodon Papers

By: Fallodon; Viscount Grey of Fallodon

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Houghton Mifflin: 1926

Seller ID: 140218

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 169 pages. Brown and red paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine and pasted-down paper label on spine. 5 3/4"w x 8"h. Black and white illustrations. Lectures by the Viscount of Fallodon on such subjects as reading, nature, public life, waterfowl, fishing, and Wordsworth. View more info

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Fishing for a Living

By: Haig-Brown, Alan

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 1993

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 120133

ISBN: 1550170937

Condition: Very Good


Former library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 200 pages, nice, clean copy very lightly used, dust jacket has been laminated and taped to covers. View more info

Alison's Fishing Birds

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Halfmoon Bay, BC, Caitlin Press: 2017

Seller ID: 141674

ISBN: 1987915194

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 46 pages. 7 1/4"w x 10 1/4"h. View more info

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Drum Dance: Legends, Ceremonies, Dances and Songs of the Eskimos

By: Hofmann, Charles

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Canada, Gage: 1974

Seller ID: 143723

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 96 pages. 6 7/8"w x 8 1/4"h. Legends, ceremonies, dances and songs of the Eskimos, with lyrics, some with melody lines. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

Victorian Earl in the Arctic: The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale 1888-89

By: Hugh Cecil Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; Shepard Krech

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 144432

ISBN: 0295968826

Condition: Very Good


Book show very light use only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. The second son of the 3rd Earl of Lonsdale, he succeeded his brother, the 4th Earl, in 1882. Lord Lonsdale was an avid sportsman and bon vivant and was known by some as "England's greatest sporting gentleman". He was a founding member of the National Sporting Club and he donated the original Lonsdale Belts for boxing. His name was later given to a clothing brand of boxing garments, worn by Muhammad Ali. After a scandal,... View more info

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Indians of Canada 2nd Ed.

By: Jenness, Diamond

Price: $8.16

Publisher: Department of Mines / National Museum of Canada: 1934

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 132295

Condition: Good


Book shows notable general wear with faded spine, worn corners, freying at top and bottom spine, but contens are on high quality glossy paper with no foxing and binding is solid, no marking of any kind to text/interior. 446 page very comprehensive study of the Indians of Canada, the migratory and agricultural tribes of the eastern woodlands, the plains tribes, and tribes of the pacific coast, the Cordillera, and of the Mackenzie and Yukon river basins as well as the Eskimo: their languages, economics, food, hunting and fishing, dress and adornment, dewllings, travel and transportation, tra... View more info

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Stand by, Let 'er Go : The Memoirs of a Commercial Fisherman

By: Karliner, Robert; Heal, S. C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Cordillera Books: 2004

Seller ID: 135510

ISBN: 1895590299

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 192 pages. 8 3/8"w x 10 7/8"h. Many b&w photos. View more info

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Pierre Pidgeon

By: Kingman, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Eau Claire, WI, E.M. Hale and Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137301

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Unpaginated. 8 7/8"w x 11 1/4"h. Some fingerprints and smudges to pages (in spite of the library's quaint "Please remember to wash your hands before you read this book." sticker). Beautiful color illustrations by Arnold Edwin Bare. Edge wear to cover and small tears at top and bottom of spine. Caldecott Honor Book. A story set in Gaspe, Canada about a little boy, his dog and a ship- in-a-bottle. First Edition, thus. View more info

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I. Kuprejanov [Kupreianov] Prints By

By: Kupreianov, Nikolai Nikalaevich [I. Kuprejanov]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Leningrad :, Khudozhnik RSFSR: 1980

Seller ID: 131892

Condition: Near Fine


18 plates and a ten page pamphlet. Text in Cyrillic. In a beige cloth covered case with sunning and discoloration to spine, a small tear at bottom of spine, and penciled price on back. Small creases to edge of pamphlet. Prints are in Fine condition and are 26 cm x 29 cm. Number 63 of a limited edition of 500. Kupreianov was a Soviet graphic artist born in 1894, in the Polish People’s Republic; died July 29, 1933, in Moscow. "In 1910, Kupreianov studied in St. Petersburg with A. P. Ostroumova-Lebedeva and in the workshops of D. N. Kardovskii and K. S. Petrov-Vodkin. He was a membe... View more info

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Countrymen : The Untild Story of How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis, of the Courage of Their Fellow Danes -- and of the Extraordinary Rold of the S.S.

By: Lidegaard, Bo

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Signal / McClelland & Stewart: 2013

Seller ID: 146718

ISBN: 0771047126

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition, showing light use only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no notable blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 397 pages. "(In 1943, anticipating) that the German occupying powers would soon issue the long-feared order to round up the entire population of Jews for deportation to concentration camps, the Danish people stood up in defiance and resisted. The king, politicians, and ordinary civilians were united in their response... View more info

Ships of Steel: A British Columbia Shipbuilder's Story

By: McLaren, T.A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harbour: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 137027

ISBN: 1550172425

Condition: Fine


Book is as-new and in excellent condition in every respect with a straight spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. Inscribed by Vickie Jensen "Smooth sailing!" and signed by Malcolm McLaren on half title page. Contents include: INTRODUCTION Steel Shipbuilding in British Columbia CHAPTER I Those Shipbuilding McLarens 26 CHAPTER 2 The Challenge of Wartime Shipbuilding 45 CHAPTER 3 Post-War Downsizing and Adjustment (1946-1948) 69 CHAPTER 4 No Assets, No Overhead: Starting a New Shi... View more info