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  • REID, Helen Evans
    ALL SILENT, ALL DAMNED. The Search for Isaac Barr.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1969. Red cloth, endpaper maps. [10], 175 pp + plates. Ink name to top margin of front free endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket has some short creased tears and slight rubbing, VG otherwise. Story of the failed Barr Colony of British immigrants to Saskatchewan early in the 20th century.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19202
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  • BEAMES, John
    AN ARMY WITHOUT BANNERS

    Edition: First printing

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1930. Blue cloth lettered in light green. pp (8), 301, [3]. Yellowing to page edges; Labor Day, 1931, ink owner inscription at front; creased nicks to upper inner corner of pp 281-90; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. Peel III 2661. Weinrich , Social Protest, 1302. Beames, born in India in 1889, went out to Canada at age 15 where he worked as a hunter, trapper, freighter, labourer, and lumberjack in the Canadian Northwest. This novel, the first of his three, was reprinted in 1988, and there was a Canadian issue (McClelland & Stewart) also in 1930 (made from US sheets). Based on his experiences of pioneer life in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 42962
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  • MacGREGOR, James G.
    BLANKETS AND BEADS. A History of the Saskatchewan River.

    Edmonton, Alberta: Institute of Applied Art, 1949. Octavo, red cloth. 276 pp. Photos and maps in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks and very small chips at spine ends, light dust soiling to rear panel, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 36445
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  • MacEWAN, Grant
    BLAZING THE OLD CATTLE TRAIL

    Edition: First edition.

    Saskatoon: Modern Press, 1962. Grey cloth. pp (vi), 248, illustrated. Ink owner name at front, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 29970
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  • TYRE, Robert
    DOUGLAS IN SASKATCHEWAN: the story of a socialist experiment

    Edition: First Edition

    Vancouver: Mitchell Press, 1962. The paper issue. Octavo, stapled in yellow card covers in dust jacket. pp [4], (8), 212, [8] + plates. Fine in jacket. Story of Premier Tommy Douglas and the CCF government in Saskatchewan, the only working socialist government in North America. This was when Saskatchewan was fairly poor. These days, with lots of oil revenue, they go Tory, natch.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43731
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  • Story, Gertrude
    It never pays to laugh too much

    Edition: First printing

    Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 1984. Card covers with flaps, 139 pp. VG+ copy. Short stories of Saskatchewan, the second book in a trilogy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48914
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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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  • SOUTHESK, Earl of (James Carnegie)
    Saskatchewan and the Rocky Mountains: A Diary and Narrative of Travel, Sport, and Adventure, During a Journey Through the Hudson's Bay Company's Territories in 1859 & 1860

    Edition: First of this edition

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1969. Octavo, green cloth. pp xxxviii, 448 + 2 colour folding maps; illlustrations, some full page. Fine copy. Jacket has small tears at head of spine, creases, VG otherwise. Fascimile reprint of the London, 1875, edition, with a new Introduction by L.G. Thomas. Note: bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42313
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  • KINCADE, Winifred
    SASKATCHEWAN MONUMENTS

    Regina, Saskatchewan: School Ais and Text Book Publishing Co. Ltd., no date (1963). Brown cloth. pp 285. Photos and maps. Yellowing to page edges, VG+ otherwise. Not issued in jacket. Saskatchewan history.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50828
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  • SWANSON, Jean
    SKY PAINTER: The Story of Robert Newton Hurley

    Edition: First edition.

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: Western Producer Book Service, 1973. Squarish quarto, blue cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp (xii), 137 plus a section of 32 colour plates, 26 black and white illustrations, and an index. Ink gift inscription at top margin of front free endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket has a three inch closed tear to front panel, small tears near head of spine, good. Saskatchewan landscape painter.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 31802
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  • PEEL, Bruce
    STEAMBOATS ON THE SASKATCHEWAN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Saskatoon: Prairie Books / Western Producer, 1880. Octavo, beige cloth, colour endpaper maps. (xviii), 238, (9, index), [3] pp. Photos and map in text. Ex library, with front free endpaper rubber stamped Withdrawn, rear free endpaper removed, else fine, no other library marks. Dust jacket has small skinned spot at bottom of spine from removed label, VG otherwise. Story of steam navigation on the shallow Saskatchewan River until the mid-1880's when the river changed its course "to lose its way in the swamps west of Cumberland Lake."

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 45916
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  • RUSSELL, E.T. Pete, editor
    STREETS AND ROADS OF SASKATOON

    Saskatoon: Editor, 1973. pp (6), 108. Card covers. Slight rubbing to spine, corner crease to rear cover, VG otherwise. "A Saskatoon Public School Project". Research done by students of the Saskatoon Public School System. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45173
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  • BARCLAY, Byrna
    SUMMER OF THE HUNGRY PUP: a novel

    Edition: First printing

    Edmonton: NeWest, 1981. Brown cloth. Minor soiling to pag edges, else fine in fine jacket. Review copy with sheet laid in. Inscribed by the author to noted Saskatchewan poet John Newlove, with his 1982 signature on front pastedown "For John Newlove, because I never forget: not the promise or the shot of confidence you gave when needed most. With best wishes, Byrna Barclay, June, 1982". Also with ink signature of John Metcalf, Newlove's good friend and inheriter of his library. ""In 1885 the Cree who took part in the Riel uprising fled to a long exile in the United States. In Byrna Barclay's first novel, an old woman tells of this time of her youth when her People had…

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    Edmonton: NeWest, 1981. Brown cloth. Minor soiling to pag edges, else fine in fine jacket. Review copy with sheet laid in. Inscribed by the author to noted Saskatchewan poet John Newlove, with his 1982 signature on front pastedown "For John Newlove, because I never forget: not the promise or the shot of confidence you gave when needed most. With best wishes, Byrna Barclay, June, 1982". Also with ink signature of John Metcalf, Newlove's good friend and inheriter of his library. ""In 1885 the Cree who took part in the Riel uprising fled to a long exile in the United States. In Byrna Barclay's first novel, an old woman tells of this time of her youth when her People had to endure hunger, abuse, and degredation." .A good Western Canadian literary association between two noted Saskatchewan authors.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50403
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  • HILDEBRANDT, Walter
    THE BATTLE OF BATOCHE: British small warfare and the entrenched M├ętis

    Ottawa: Environment Canada, 1989. Revised edition. Oblong octavo, card covers. pp 120. Photos, notes, bibliography. Rear cover has a small corner crease and sticker scar, VG otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45746
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  • Story, Gertrude
    The Way to Always Dance

    Edition: First printing

    Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 1983. Card covers. pp 130. "From one of Saskatchewan's best known storytellers, the nine stories of The Way To Always Dance revolve around the central character, Alvena Schroeder, as she grows to womanhood and experiences both the delights and the pains of living and maturing in the restrictive environment of a German Lutheran family in Saskatchewan during the 1930s and 1940s." Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48913
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  • LEONOFF, Cyril Edel
    WAPELLA FARM SETTLEMENT (the first successful Jewish farm settlement in Canada). A pictorial history

    No place (Winnipeg): Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba and Jewish Historical Society of Western Canada, 1972. pp (50), stapled in card covers. Many photos at rear. Fine copy. The settlement was eventually located in Saskatchewan. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50966
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  • BRAITHWAITE, Max
    WHY SHOOT THE TEACHER

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1965. Yellow boards. Page edges yellowed, small ink name at front, near fine otherwise. Dust jacket has small tears and chips to spine ends, two inch creased tear to rear panel, VG otherwise. Long appreciation by Farley Mowat to front flap of the jacket. The author's humane and realistic memoir of teaching school as a young man in Saskatchewan during the depression years, the basis of a decent Canadian film.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50343
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