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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.

    Book ID: 19202
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  • BIG MANITOU COUNTRY 1905-1980. In two volumes. A history fo the districts around Big Manitou Lake and the villages of Marsden and Neilburg, Saskatchewan, Canada by Big Manitou Lake Historical Association
    Big Manitou Lake Historical Association
    BIG MANITOU COUNTRY 1905-1980. In two volumes. A history fo the districts around Big Manitou Lake and the villages of Marsden and Neilburg, Saskatchewan, Canada

    Edition: First Edition

    Marsden, Saskatchewan: Big Manitou Lake Historical Association, 1981. Two volumes, dark green cloth, endpaper maps, no jacket, as issued. pp (8), 920; (8), 879. Many photos. Indexes. 7 kg parcel, extra postage will be required. ; Thick quarto

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 54644
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  • Bittersweet Years: The Herbert Story by Hall, Bettie, and others
    Hall, Bettie, and others
    Bittersweet Years: The Herbert Story

    Edition: First Edition

    Herbert, Saskatchewan: Jostens (printer), 1987. Brown simulated leather stamped in copper and blind. Many photos, maps. Vertical spine creases, else fine. Spine title : "The Herbert Story to `987". Saskatchewan local history. 3.5 kg parcel; Thick quarto; xvi, 1006 pages

    Book ID: 54421
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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.

    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.; Octavo

    Book ID: 29970
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  • HUNTER, Francis J. (Francis James Hunter 1853-1938)
    COLONEL GASCOIGNE, V.C.: a story of travel, adventure & love

    (Montreal): Author, 1931. Original half blue cloth and marbled boards, variant with upper outer corner and inner cloth of front cover and spine gilt lettered. pp 274. Crease to rear free endpaper, else fine. Watters p 314. Peel 2507. Fictionalized account set near Regina, Saskatchewan, and in the Qu'Appelle Valley around the 1880's. North West Mounted Police, Riel Rebellion. Scarce; 12mo

    Book ID: 55218
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  • HUNTER, Francis J. (Francis James Hunter 1853-1938)
    COLONEL GASCOIGNE, V.C.: a story of travel, adventure & love

    (Montreal): Author, 1931. Original half blue cloth and marbled boards, variant with spine and inner cloth of front cover lettered in black. pp 274. Spine has soft vertical ridge, soft ripples to front free endpaper, else fine. Watters p 314. Peel 2507. Fictionalized account set near Regina, Saskatchewan, and in the Qu'Appelle Valley around the 1880's. North West Mounted Police, Riel Rebellion. Scarce; 12mo

    Book ID: 55267
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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.

    Book ID: 43731
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  • DRAKE PAST AND PRESENT: making memories by DRAKE HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE
    DRAKE HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE
    DRAKE PAST AND PRESENT: making memories

    Drake, Saskatchewan: Drake History Book Committee, 1987. Tan pictorial cloth. Map, many photos. Fine copy. Saskatchewan local history. 1.85 kg parcel; Quarto; viii, 471 pages

    Book ID: 54434
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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.; Octavo 0920066879

    Book ID: 48914
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  • Morden, Mort Cheval, Pinancewaywinning, Lake Agassiz by MORDEN CENTENIAL COMMITTEE
    MORDEN CENTENIAL COMMITTEE
    Morden, Mort Cheval, Pinancewaywinning, Lake Agassiz

    Morden, Saskatchewan: Morden Centenial Committee, 1981. Brown leather grain cloth gilt. Many photos. Ink ownership inscription at front, else fine. Saskatachewan local history. 1.8 kg parcel; Quarto; (4), 382 pages

    Book ID: 54435
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  • PAGES FROM THE PAST. A history of Paswegin and school districts: Harrow, North Quill, Quill City, Tiger Lily and Wooler by PASWEGAN HISTORY COMMITTEE
    PASWEGAN HISTORY COMMITTEE
    PAGES FROM THE PAST. A history of Paswegin and school districts: Harrow, North Quill, Quill City, Tiger Lily and Wooler

    Edition: First Edition

    Wadena, Saskatchewan: Paswegan History Committee, 1982. Yellowish pictorial cloth. Many photos. Quite minor rubbing to spine ends, else fine. Saskatchewan local history. 1.65 kg parcel; Quarto; 389 pages

    Condition: Near Fine

    Book ID: 54423
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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.; Octavo 0888302622

    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.

    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. ; Octavo

    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. 0919306403

    Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

    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."

    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.; Octavo

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

    Edition: First printing

    Edmonton: NeWest, 1981. Inscribed by Author; 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…

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    Edmonton: NeWest, 1981. Inscribed by Author; 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.; Octavo.; Signed by Author

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

    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.

    Book ID: 45746
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