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The Snow Walker

by Mowat Farley

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780771066306
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McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1975. Farley Mowat, author of 'People of The Deer' and many other books, spins fascinating yarns from endless fabric of mystery and adventure which is the heritage of Canada's Arctic North. The book presents a memorable portrait of a land and its people, capturing the essence of the Arctic and of Eskimo lore. Poignant in… Read more
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Narrative Of A Voyage To Hudson's Bay In His Majesty's Ship Rosamond

by Chappell Lieut. Edward

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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Toronto: Coles, 1970. Coles Canadiana Collection. Facsimile edition of original published 1817. Contains some account of the North-Eastern coast of America and the tribes inhabiting that remote region. Illustrated with engravings. Folding map to inside front cover of the Great Nelson River, from the Great Lake Winnipeg to the Gull Lake showing the different Portages, Falls and Rapids. 279pp including… Read more
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The Great Fur Land or Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory

by Robinson H.M

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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Toronto: Coles, 1972. Illustrated card covers. Facsimile Edition of original published by G.P. Putnams, N.Y. 1879 348pp. Numerous illustrations. Coles Canadiana Collection. The author has shaped his material in the form of sketches connected only by their order, which represents the seasons of the year in which the features periodically recur. An extremely bright copy..… Read more
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Frozen Future, The Arctic, The Antarctic and the Survival of the Planet

by Snowman Daniel

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Published
1993
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780394222448
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Toronto: Random House, 1993. 192pp. includes index. Illustrated with b/w photos. The author combines accessible science with shrewd social, economic and political observation. This is also an adventure story, revealing something of the exhilaration and excitement of life at the ends of the earth- with a serious core of concern for the large issues that humanity will increasingly have to… Read more
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Reindeer Trek

by Evans Allen Roy

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Published
1935
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing
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$45.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1935. Reindeer Trek is a magnificent saga ( told in the form of a novel) of the five-year trek of 3,000 reindeer across the roof of the world. Illustrated eps. 269pp. Illustrated dust jacket show some paper loss to top and bottom of spine. An interestig read.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard… Read more
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One Woman's Arctic

by Burnford Sheila

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Published
1973
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition,Third Printing
ISBN
9780316117166
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$25.00

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Boston: Little,Brown and Company, 1973. This is the record of two idyllic summers the author spent close to the North Pole in the Eskimo community of Pond Inlet. It is also a knowing and sympathic study of the Inuit (Eskimo) themselves. Map endpapers. A clean bright copy in a price-intact photographic dust jacket.. First Edition,Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near… Read more
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Lutiapik. The Story of a Young Woman's Year of Isolation and Service in the Arctic

by Lee, Betty

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771052255
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$22.50

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1975. 237pp. For one memorable year, nurse Dorothy Knight traded her conventional urban existence for a life of isolation in the Arctic. She learned a lot that year, the conditions and courage of Eskimo life, the lack of facilities, the tragedies that are sometimes caused by the white man's interference in a long… Read more
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Ninety Degrees North : The Quest for the North Pole

by Fleming, Fergus

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Published
2002
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First Edition
ISBN
9780802117250
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$32.50

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New York: Grove Press, 2002. In the nineteenth century, the North Pole was a tantalizing mystery. Ninety Degrees North draws on expedition logs, journals and letters to give us what is easily the most engaging and comprehensive account of mankind's epic quest for the North Pole. 470pp. Contents include: Preface and Acknowledgements, Chronology of Major Expeditions, Maps, Epilogue, Appendix.… Read more
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Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life

by Pryde, Duncan: Signed Copy

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780261100121
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London: MacGibbon & Kee , 1972. Signed by the author to title page. Duncan Pryde came to Canada from Scotland at the age of eighteen to work for the Hudson's Bay Company as a fur trader. He tells of his discovery of a remote and primitive way of life to which he found that he easily adapted. His story abounds… Read more
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Spring On An Arctic Island

by Scherman, Katharine

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Published
1956
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BOMC Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1956. Foreword by the author. Katharine Scherman went with a scientific expedition of eight Americans to Bylot Island, four hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle. She found herself absorbed by the life of a people who are still living in the world of two thousand years ago. With equal wonder and curiosity she studied… Read more
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The Red Snow. A Story of the Alaska Gray Wolf

by Greiner, James

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385131698
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$14.50

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New York: Doubleday & Company Inc., 1980. Foreword by Margaret E. Murie. In this brilliantly conceived narrative, outdoor writer James Greiner tells the story of the gray wolf, one of the most fascinating....and misunderstood....animals of the Arctic. Focusing on a single pack of wolves that live in the vast Tanana River Valley, Mr Greiner traces the life… Read more
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