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1 Robertston, Heather. MEASURING MOTHER EARTH: HOW JOE THE KID BECAME TYRRELL OF THE NORTH.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 2007 0771075391 / 9780771075391 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
348 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "One of Canada's first scientific explorers, Joseph Burr Tyrrell began his career in the late nineteenth century by surveying the Rocky Mountains on foot and mapping remote northern regions from a birchbark canoe; he ended it at the dawn of the Atomic Age, flying across the wilderness in bush planes. Among his many accomplishments, Tyrrell discovered Canada's first dinosaur, Albertosaurus, and an Ice Age glacier he named Keewatin. He risked his own and his companions' lives charting the Dubawnt and Kazan river networks west of Hudson Bay, and rescued the maps and records of Canada's great geographer, David Thompson, from oblivion. After he failed to find gold in the Klondike, Tyrrell gambled on buying a gold mine in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, and won millions." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very minor edge wear. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
SUMMARY OF FIELD WORK, 1962, BY THE GEOLOGICAL BRANCH, ONTARIO DEPARTMENT OF MINES., Thomson, J.E., ed.  (J.C. Davies, S.A. Ferguson, A.M. Goodwin, J.M. Hodgkinson, V.G. Milne, E.G. Pye, L.D. Ayres, P.E. Giblin, J.A. Robertson, K.D. Card, J.F. Donovan, W.A. Hogg, J.C.G. Moore, Robert Thomson, S.B. Lumbers, P.F. Karrow, D.F. Hewitt,
2 Thomson, J.E., ed. (J.C. Davies, S.A. Ferguson, A.M. Goodwin, J.M. Hodgkinson, V.G. Milne, E.G. Pye, L.D. Ayres, P.E. Giblin, J.A. Robertson, K.D. Card, J.F. Donovan, W.A. Hogg, J.C.G. Moore, Robert Thomson, S.B. Lumbers, P.F. Karrow, D.F. Hewitt, SUMMARY OF FIELD WORK, 1962, BY THE GEOLOGICAL BRANCH, ONTARIO DEPARTMENT OF MINES.
Ontario Department of Mines, n.p., 1962. 
37 pp (printed on one side of page only), 10 7/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps with cloth tape spine). B&w map. Includes reports on the districts of Kenora, Thunder Bay, Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timiskaming, Hastings, etc. Sections o n the Pleistocene geology of Guelph and Bolton areas and Industrial Mineral Investigations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light wear at top of spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
3 Zaslow, Morris. THE OPENING OF THE CANADIAN NORTH, 1870-1914.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1971 0771090722 / 9780771090721 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
339 pp, 9 1/4" H. One of 'The Canadian Centenary Series'. B&w photographs, maps. "(T)races Canada's northward expansion in the years after Confederation. In the forefront of the movement were the fur-traders, missionaries, and gold-seekers. Behind them came provincial and federal overnments, concerned for their authority, and anxious to develop the riches of the North. Under the Laurier government (1896-1911) the advance quickened, and the roles of the Geological Survey, North-West Mounted Police, and Departments of the Interior, Indian Affairs, and Marine and Fisheries, gained new importance. A country which, by Confederation, had barely extended beyond the Gulf of St. Lawrence and St Lawrence Lowlands region, ahd by 1914 occupied the prairies. Aided by new transcontinental railways, its people had begun moving into the forest of the Middle North along a front that extended from lake St John to Dawson, and the Arctic frontier beyond recieved increasing attention. But the governments failed in their treatment of the native population, and in their eagerness to foster development they allowed resources to be exploited blindly, for and by foreign interest in the main." Slight darkening to edges of text block, very light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing and small light scratch on front panel, minor soiling, a few small and tiny edge tears - archivally taped, slight browning to spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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