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  • REVILLE, F. Douglas
    A REBELLION: a story of the Red River Uprising. Illustrated by Paul Wickson

    Edition: First Edition

    Brantford, Ontario: Hurley Printing Company, 1912. Maroon cloth lettered in white. pp (14), (199), [9] + 10 sepia toned plates. Fine in copy. Dust jacket has some soiling to the rear panel, near fine otherwise. A novel of the first Riel Rebellion in Manitoba in 1869-1870.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44583
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  • YOUNG, Geoge
    MANITOBA MEMORIES: Leaves from my life in the prairie province, 1868-1884. With an introduction by Rev. Alexander Sutherland

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: William Briggs, 1897. Original brown pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, grey patterned endpapers. pp 364, [4] + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 3 plates; numerous text illustrations, some full page. Light damp spot to upper inner front cover and upper edge of rear; minor cloth bubbling to rear cover; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Peel (2) 1516- "The most interesting portion of the book deals with the rebellion. The author was Thos. Scott's chaplain." 1869-70 "Riel Rebellion". Scott was executed by the rebels.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29995
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  • Canada. National and Historic Parks Branch
    Occasional papers in archaeology and history no. 4

    Ottawa: Parks Canada, 1970. Glossy pictorial card covers. pp (188), photos and maps in text, text in triple columns. Creases to one corner of front cover, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. Collects five articles on Fort Garry, near Selkirk, Manitoba.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 29400
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  • BEAL, Bob & Rod MacLeod
    PRAIRIE FIRE; The 1885 North-West Rebellion

    Edition: First edition.

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1984. Red cloth. pp 384, illustrated, index. Corner crease to one leaf, else fine. Jacket spine faintly sunned, else fine. "Here is the definitive book about one of the most important events in the Canadian history. 'Prairie Fire' is the first comprehensive history of the rebellion, and it makes extensive use of material never before incorporated in any other history of the uprising. Newspapers, Department of Justice records, newly discovered manuscripts and diaries, Metis' and settlers' accounts, and Riel's own writings are just some of the sources used." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29678
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  • SOLDIERING IN CANADA: Recollections and Experiences by DENISON, George T., Lt.-Col.
    DENISON, George T., Lt.-Col.
    SOLDIERING IN CANADA: Recollections and Experiences

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Morang, 1900. Octavo, red pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered, top edge gilt. pp (xii), 364 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard + 6 plates and one map. Very light spine darkened, light yellowing to endpapers, else a VG+ clean, bright and tight copy. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "Captain Harold Bickford with the compliments of the author, 3rd June, 1906". "George Taylor Denison (3rd), lawyer, magistrate, soldier, author).... The descendant of Loyalists, he enjoyed an international reputation as a military historian and analyst, foreseeing the tactical advantages of rapidly deployed mobilized infantry in modern warfare. As Toronto's senior police magistrate 1877-1921, he meted out justice in such a colourful fashion that his court became a tourist attraction.…

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    Toronto: Morang, 1900. Octavo, red pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered, top edge gilt. pp (xii), 364 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard + 6 plates and one map. Very light spine darkened, light yellowing to endpapers, else a VG+ clean, bright and tight copy. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "Captain Harold Bickford with the compliments of the author, 3rd June, 1906". "George Taylor Denison (3rd), lawyer, magistrate, soldier, author).... The descendant of Loyalists, he enjoyed an international reputation as a military historian and analyst, foreseeing the tactical advantages of rapidly deployed mobilized infantry in modern warfare. As Toronto's senior police magistrate 1877-1921, he meted out justice in such a colourful fashion that his court became a tourist attraction. Commanding the Governor General's Body Guard, a cavalry troop established and supported by his family, he saw action in the 1866 Fenian raid and during the 1885 North-West Rebellion. Denison was an active supporter of the Confederacy's operations in Canada during the American Civil War. Afterward, he was a founder of the Canada First movement (1868) and the Canadian National Association, a short-lived political organization (1874). " - David P. Gagan, in The Canadian Encyclopedia. Chapters on the Canadian militia, War of 1812, 1837 Rebellions, Recollections of Confederate Officers, Fenian Raids, his important books on cavalry, the Sudan expedition, the battle of Batoche, General Middleton, and more. Uncommon book. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required. 23.17.6

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36399
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  • KRERUTZWEISER, Erwin E.
    THE RED RIVER INSURRECTION: Its Causes and Events

    Edition: First edition.

    Gardenvale, Quebec: Garden City Press (printer), no date (1936). Green cloth. pp (xii), 166, [2]. Light spine sunning, text paper lightly toned, else a fine, jacketless copy, no owner names. 1869-70 rebellion.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30242
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