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Image for Annual Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories, Council in Transition 1976/ Conseil en transition, Rapport annuel du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

Annual Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories, Council in Transition 1976/ Conseil en transition, Rapport annuel du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

By: N/A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Yellowknife, NWT, Department of Information Northwest Territories: 1976

Seller ID: 17312


General edgewear, scuffing and creasing of dustjacket, light wear only to book ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A square book - 10 1/2 inches ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 108 pages; Not only does it carry the annual report but gives some historical information on the the original governments going back to the late 1800s. View more info

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The Geography of the Canadian North Issues and Challenges

By: Bone, Robert M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16647


Prev. owner's name on FFEP in ink. Light shelfwear to card covers, minor creasing.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 284 pages; As arctic and Subarctic of the Canadian North take their place in the global economy, the interplay of resource development, the environment, and the peoples of the North has caused dramatic change. This book examines the dominant images of the North and traces the impact of resource exploitation and mega-projec... View more info

The Ice Age in the North American Arctic

By: Flint, Richard Foster

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, US Government Printing Office: 1953

Seller ID: 14196


Light edge wear, creasing; Side stapled with light green card covers; From the Smithsonian Report for 1952, pp. 243-260; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 17 pages; This is an extract from the 1952 Smithsonian Report View more info

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Forgotten Places in the North

By: Gage, S. R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oakville ON, Mosaic Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17148


Previous owner's name on half-title page.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.80 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 166 pages; "Across the broad expanse of Canada's North there are few physical reminders of the rich history of the land and its people. 'Forgotten Places in the North' examines three rare cases where heritage structures have withstood the ravages of time and unforgiving climate. YORK FACTORY was the key staging area of the Hudson's Bay Company for over two hu... View more info

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Life At the Edge of Big Ice

By: Harrison, D. Phyllis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Sage Press: 1995

Seller ID: 14947


Light creasing and soil of card covers ; A tight solid book. Map on back of front cover and double page map of Nunavut toward back of book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 11 x 8.5 Inches; Unpaginated pages; A pictorial treatment of the author's experiences at the the edge of Auyuittuq - Big Ice on Broughton Island in 1961. View more info

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Jock McMeekan's Yellowknife Blade

By: McMeekan, Jock

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Duncan, BC, Lambrecht Publications: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16963


DJ has small tears. Light shelfwear to DJ and boards. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages; McMeekan's look at Yellowknife, its history, uranium mining, prospectors, trappers, bush pilots etc. View more info

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Wires in the Wilderness The Story of the Yukon Telegraph

By: Miller, Bill

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17951


Card covers show light shelf wear, corner curl.; A bright, solid book, covers are crisp and clean. ; B&W Photographs; 8.35 X 5.51 X 1.02 inches; 336 pages; This is the tale of how Canada's high northern wilderness was brought into civilization's fold through a frail network of wires laboriously strung between poles and trees for hundreds of desolate miles. The Yukon Telegraph started in 1897, when gold was discovered in the Yukon and the government needed a faster way to... View more info

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THE LIVING ARCTIC

By: Muller, Fritz

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Methuen: 1981

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 410


Dust jacket in Mylar. Light wear, extremities a little bumped. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 233 pages; Originally published in 1977 as 'Hoher norden' in Germany. A beautiful coffee table book loaded with information about the history, peoples, flora and fauna as well as the industry. View more info

ARCTIC, VOLUME 1, ISSUES NO. 1 & 2

By: The Arctic Institute Of North America

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Arctic Institute of North America: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2809


Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; Ex-library, with card pocket and "withdrawn" stamp on BFEP. Very clean, it appears that these volumes were rarely, if ever, checked out of the library. This is a bound reprint copy of the magazine "ARCTIC", containing copies of the first and second issues of the magazine from 1948. View more info

ARCTIC VOLUME 2, ISSUES 1, 2 & 3, 1949

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Arctic Institute of North America: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2810


Ex-Library; Ex-library edition with card pocket and "withdrawn" stamp on BFEP. It appears that this volume was seldom, if ever taken out at the library. This is a bound reprint of the magazine "ARCTIC" from 1949, issues 1, 2 and 3. Issue 2 includes extensive fold-out maps detailing the areas of permafrost in Canda and the average mean temperature of the area of Canada and the Arctic. View more info

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The Northward Expansion of Canada, 1914-1967

By: Zaslow, Morris

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16178


DJ has 1" closed tear top back panel, slight sticker damage lower back panel. ; A bright, solid book,dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; The Canadian Centenary Series #16; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 423 pages; "In the concluding volume of his study of the evolution of the Canadian North since Confederation in 1867, Morris Zaslow details with encyclopedic scope the accelerating change typical of the second half of that era. In this period the fronti... View more info