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  • A TIPPY CANOE AND CANADA TOO: An Adventure in Animal Antics and Wilderness Wisdom. by Campbell, Sam.
    Campbell, Sam.
    A TIPPY CANOE AND CANADA TOO: An Adventure in Animal Antics and Wilderness Wisdom.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1974, 1946.). One of the books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on 'Sanctuary Lake' in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. It was his trusty, but aging, birchbark canoe that took them to their island sanctuary. Illustrated by Lars Justinen. 250 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40411
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  • MOOSE COUNTRY: A Boy Naturalist in an Ancient Forest. by Campbell, Sam.
    Campbell, Sam.
    MOOSE COUNTRY: A Boy Naturalist in an Ancient Forest.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1978, 1950.). One of the books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on Sanctuary Lake in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. A young boy and his family join the Campbells for a winter visit to Sanctuary Lake - skiing, snowshoeing, tobagganing, and animals in the deep snow. Cover illustrated by Lars Justinen, interior drawings by Bob Meyers. 235 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40412
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  • Campbell, Sam.
    CALAMITY JANE: The Wise Old Raccoon.

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1962.) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of the later (and harder to find) books in the 'living forest series' written by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on 'Sanctuary Lake' in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on.This is a realistic story of a mother raccoon and her four baby coonlets. Illustrated with photographs by Charles Philip Fox. 127 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (prev owner's name, some edgewear and small chips to the dj.) Uncommon.

    Book ID: 28834
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  • Campbell, Sam.
    MOOSE COUNTRY: A Boy Naturalist in an Ancient Forest.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1978, 1950.). One of the books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on Sanctuary Lake in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. A young boy and his family join the Campbells for a winter visit to Sanctuary Lake - skiing, snowshoeing, tobagganing, and animals in the deep snow. Cover illustrated by Lars Justinen, interior drawings by Bob Meyers. 235 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27342
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  • Campbell, Sam.
    LOONY COON: Antics of a Rollicking Racoon.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1954.). One of the later and harder to find books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on Sanctuary Lake in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. Cover illustrated by Lars Justinen, interior drawings by Alexander Key. 236 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27345
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  • MISTER 44. by Rath, E.J.; Gage (joint pseudonym of Chauncey Corey Brainerd, 1874-1922, and Edith Rathbone Jacobs Brainerd, 1885-1922)
    Rath, E.J.; Gage (joint pseudonym of Chauncey Corey Brainerd, 1874-1922, and Edith Rathbone Jacobs Brainerd, 1885-1922)
    MISTER 44.

    Edition: Vintrage reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1916). Hardcover - The story of a lively factory girl, enamored with the idea of the outdoors who secretly corresponds with a rugged individual in the Canadian woods. "Mr. 44" unintentionally encourages the dreams of Sadie and sets events in motion that will leave them stranded on an island. But Sadie is made of tougher stuff- and she buckles down to learn everything she can to help her man. Illustrated by George W. Gage. Basis for the 1916 film of the same name. The Brainerds were both killed in 1922, when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theater in Washington DC, collapsed under the weight of heavy snow killing almost 200 people. 326 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in brown cloth with dark brown lettering and an orange panel on the front cover, with a silhouette of apine tree (some spine slant, rubbing and wear to edges of boards, but still a sturdy copy)

    Book ID: 84718
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