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  • MORTON, Arthur S.
    A HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN WEST TO 1870-71: Being a History of Rupert's Land (the Hudson's Bay Company's Territory) and of the North-West Territory (Including the Pacific Slope)

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Thomas Nelson, no date (1939). Thick octavo, green cloth. pp xiv, 987, [3] + 12 maps (9 folding). Errata slip tipped in. Covers streaked, faded, and shellaced, gilt spine lettering flaked; occasional tidy ink underlining and marginalia; chips to margins of a few leave from careless opening; yellowing to page edges; else a good clean and sound copy of this important work, uncommon in first edition (modest print run in the first post, copies said to have been lost in WWII bombing of London). Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 45468
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  • FITZGIBBON, Mary (1851-1915)
    A TRIP TO MANITOBA; or, Roughing It on the Line

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Rose-Belford, 1880. Original dark olive pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt, and blind. pp xvi, (14)-267. Book a little leaned, mild wear to spine tips and corners, cloth snag at center of rear cover repaired, slight cloth bubbling to covers, yellowing to endpapers; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. "Railroad Edition" rubber stamped in red on rear free endpaper by publisher. "Light-hearted anecdotes on a railroad trip out west, by the woman who co-authored two books with Catherine Parr Traill." - Waterston, The Travellers, p. 152.; Small octavo

    Book ID: 26797
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  • Gould, Ed
    All Hell for a Basement

    Edition: First Edition

    Medicine Hat, Alberta: City of Medicine Hat, 1981. Quarto, red cloth. pp viii, 299, (5); photos throughout. Ink gift inscription to blank verso of front free endpaper, else fine in jacket. History (1882-1983) of this Alberta city. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. 0969103808

    Book ID: 31039
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  • Saskatchewan. Dept. of Municipal Affairs. Economic and Technical Committee on Transportation & Freight Rates.
    An historical analysis of the Crow's Nest Pass agreement and grain rates : a study in national transportation policy : a submission of the Province of Saskatchewan to the Royal Commission on Transportation, 1960.

    1961: Queen's Printer, 1960. pp 58, [6]. stapled in light green card covers. Small corner chip to front cover; some creasing; ink name inside cover; good. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced; Octavo

    Book ID: 50549
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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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  • HAIG, Kennethe M.
    BRAVE HARVEST: the life story of E. Cora Hind

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Thomas Allen, 1945. Brown cloth. pp 275 + frontispiece portrait. Signed by the author. Ink gift inscription and later owner name on half-title leaf, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. "Ella Cora Hind (September 18, 1861 - October 6, 1942) was Western Canada's first female journalist and a women's rights activist." She was an expert on agriculture. Manitoba.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 47985
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  • BRIDGMAN, Wellington, Rev. (Captain)
    BREAKING PRAIRIE SOD: the story of a pioneer preacher in the eighties with a discussion of the burning question of to-day, "Shall the alien go?"

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Musson, 1920. Red cloth gilt lettered. pp (xvi), 265, [7] + 4 photographic portraits. Slight wear to foot of lightly darkened spine; light marks to rear cover; small abrasion inside front cover; small brown spots to lightly yellowed page edges; VG otherwise. Methodist minister in Western Canada, anti-immigrant - "Canada Must Be British", "Why the Hun Should Be Sent Home" (chapter headings). ; Octavo

    Book ID: 55290
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  • AKRIGG, G.P.V. & Helen B. Akrigg
    BRITISH COLUMBIA CHRONICLE 1847-1871: Gold and Colonists

    Edition: First Edition

    Vancouver: Discovery Press, 1977. Mustard boards, endpaper maps. Pp (xxii), 439, [3] + plates; indexed. Small bump to upper outer corners and foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks and creased corner tear, good. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.; Octavo 00919624030

    Book ID: 29691
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  • BOHI, Charles
    CANADIAN NATIONAL'S WESTERN DEPOTS: the country stations in Western Canada

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1977. Small folio, green boards. pp 128. Well illustrated with photos and charts. Fine in jacket.

    Book ID: 43444
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  • CHEADLE, Walter Butler, and Lord Milton
    CHEADLE'S JOURNAL: Being the Account of the First Journey across Canada undertaken for pleasure only, by Dr. Cheadle and Lord Milton 1862/1863. Edited by John Gellner. Drawings, partly from Dr. Cheadle's own sketches, by Jean Redfern

    Toronto: Baxter Publishing, no date [196-), 1862. Quarto. Brown grained cloth stamped in gilt. [10], 206 pp, illustrated. #184 of an unstated limitation signed by the editor and publisher. Small private owner rubber stamp in corner inside front cover, else fine in VG+ brown cloth slipcase. Note: over 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required. ; Signed by editor

    Book ID: 45835
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  • CHEADLE, Walter Butler, and Lord Milton
    CHEADLE'S JOURNAL: Being the Account of the First Journey across Canada undertaken for pleasure only, by Dr. Cheadle and Lord Milton 1862/1863. Edited by John Gellner. Drawings, partly from Dr. Cheadle's own sketches, by Jean Redfern

    Toronto: Baxter Publishing, no date (196-), 1862. Quarto. Brown grained cloth stamped in gilt. [10], 206 pp, illustrated. Fine copy, no owner names, lacking the slipcase. #151 of an unstated limitation signed by the editor and publisher. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required. ; Signed by editor

    Book ID: 24916
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  • CHORUS TO ADVENTURERS, being the later life of... With a Foreword by Stephen Gwynn and 47 illustrations from photographs by POCOCK, Roger ("A Frontiersman")
    POCOCK, Roger ("A Frontiersman")
    CHORUS TO ADVENTURERS, being the later life of... With a Foreword by Stephen Gwynn and 47 illustrations from photographs

    Edition: First printing

    London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1931. Octavo, red boards stamped in black. pp (xvi), 304 + frontispiece portrait and 15 plates (some double-sided). Some foxing in text, mainly early and late and in vicinity of the plates; page edges are yellowed and foxed; nicks and touched up small chip to ends of lightly darkened spine; else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Pocock, born in England, was a "North-West Mounted Policeman, peddler, jounalist, missionary, sailor, prospector, novelist and artist, and is perhaps best known as the founder of the Legion of Frontiersmen." (U of Alberta). A close friend of Sir Sam Steele, in 1899 and 1900 he rode from Fort McLeod, Alberta, the 3600…

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    London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1931. Octavo, red boards stamped in black. pp (xvi), 304 + frontispiece portrait and 15 plates (some double-sided). Some foxing in text, mainly early and late and in vicinity of the plates; page edges are yellowed and foxed; nicks and touched up small chip to ends of lightly darkened spine; else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Pocock, born in England, was a "North-West Mounted Policeman, peddler, jounalist, missionary, sailor, prospector, novelist and artist, and is perhaps best known as the founder of the Legion of Frontiersmen." (U of Alberta). A close friend of Sir Sam Steele, in 1899 and 1900 he rode from Fort McLeod, Alberta, the 3600 mile length of the Outlaw Trail to Mexico City, the only recorded equestrian journey the entire length of the trail. His life was one of great interest and adventure. Uncommon book.

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    Book ID: 41062
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  • RICH, E.E., with R. Harvey Fleming, editors
    COLIN ROBERTSON’S CORRESPONDENCE BOOK, SEPTEMBER 1817 TO SEPTEMBER 1822

    London: The Champlain Society for the Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1939. Dark blue cloth gilt, top edge gilt. pp cxxxi, 372 + subscriber’s list. Soft creases at spine tips, ink owner name inside front cover, VG+. Copy #360. HBRS II. Letters on the merger of the Northwest Company with the Hudson's Bay Company. 1.6 kg parcel; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 29824
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  • DEMPSEY, Hugh A.
    CROWFOOT: chief of the Blackfeet

    Edition: First Edition

    Edmonton: Hurtig, 1972. Tan cloth. pp (xx), 226, [2] + plates. Bibliography, index. Small corner bruise to front cover, ink owner name at front, else fine in VG+ jacket.

    Book ID: 45713
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  • Rich, E.E., editor, assisted by A.M. Johnson
    CUMBERLAND AND HUDSON HOUSE JOURNALS AND INLAND JOURNAL 1775-82. First Series, 1775-79. Second Series 1779-82. With an Introduction by Richard Glover. [2 volume set]

    London: Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1952. Two volumes. Dark blue cloth, top edges gilt, other edges rough trimmed. (xcvi), 382, xiv, list of subscribers; (lxiv), 313, (1), (xiv, list of subscribers). Light sunning to spines; faint spots to covers; VG clean, tight and unworn pair otherwise, no owner names. Number 648 of an unspecified limitation. Journals of the first settlements of the Hudson's Bay Company on the Saskatchewan in Western Canada. 2.55 kg parcel; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 7770
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  • THOMPSON, David (Richard Glover, editor)
    DAVID THOMPSON'S NARRATIVE 1784-1812. A New Edition with Added Material Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Richard Glover.

    Toronto: Champlain Society, 1962. The trade (uncrested) issue. Octavo, hardcover, red cloth, spine gilt lettered. cii, 410 pp + ads and list of subscribers. Folding map at rear. Spine a bit sunned, else a fine copy, no owner names, of this uncommon and important text. Champlain Society publication 40. First published by the Champlain Society in 1916, this second (and best) edition contains some pages that were missing when the 1916 edition was compiled. 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 50594
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  • DAYLIGHT LAND. The Experiences, Incidents, and Adventures, Humorous and Otherwise, which befel Judge John Doe, Tourist, of San Francisco; Mr. Cephas Pepperell, Capitalist, of Boston; Colonel Goffe, the Man from New Hampshire, and divers others... by MURRAY, W. H. H.
    MURRAY, W. H. H.
    DAYLIGHT LAND. The Experiences, Incidents, and Adventures, Humorous and Otherwise, which befel Judge John Doe, Tourist, of San Francisco; Mr. Cephas Pepperell, Capitalist, of Boston; Colonel Goffe, the Man from New Hampshire, and divers others...

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Cupples and Hurd, 1888. The title page continues: "in their Parlor-Car Excursion over Prairie and Mountain. All of Which I Saw, and One of Whom I Was... Illustrated with One Hundred and Forty Designs in Colors under the Supervision of J. B. Millet". Small quarto. Original grey pictorial cloth stamped in black, spine gilt lettered, plain page edges, gilt on blue floral decorated endpapers. pp [2], 338, [2, ads], [2, sketch biography of author), [4] . Numerous tinted plates and illustrations after photographs and sketches. Mild wear to spine ends and outer corners, ink name erased from front free endpaper, offset yellowing to first and last page, VG+ bright and unworn copy. Wright, III, 3906. Peel 1068. Lowther…

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    Boston: Cupples and Hurd, 1888. The title page continues: "in their Parlor-Car Excursion over Prairie and Mountain. All of Which I Saw, and One of Whom I Was... Illustrated with One Hundred and Forty Designs in Colors under the Supervision of J. B. Millet". Small quarto. Original grey pictorial cloth stamped in black, spine gilt lettered, plain page edges, gilt on blue floral decorated endpapers. pp [2], 338, [2, ads], [2, sketch biography of author), [4] . Numerous tinted plates and illustrations after photographs and sketches. Mild wear to spine ends and outer corners, ink name erased from front free endpaper, offset yellowing to first and last page, VG+ bright and unworn copy. Wright, III, 3906. Peel 1068. Lowther 794. A fictionalized narrative of a trip by rail in Western Canada, mostly in Alberta and British Columbia, much on the Rockies, Banff, hunting and fishing. The book was available in three bindings - "unique paper boards", cloth, and "cloth, full gilt". 1.1 kg parcel; Octavo

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    Book ID: 55305
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  • JORDAN, Mary
    DE TA SOEUR, SARA RIEL

    Saint-Boniface, Manitoba: Éditions des Plaines, 1980. Octavo, orange card covers. pp (184). Sunning to spine, VG otherwise. Letters to Louis Riel from his sister, a missionary and member of la Congrégation des Soeurs Grises. Text is in French. Traduit de l'anglais par Francoise Carignan. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 45989
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  • MOORHOUSE, Hopkins
    DEEP FURROWS: Which Tells of Pioneer Trails along Which the Farmers of Western Canada Fought Their Way to Great Achievements in Cooperation 1918

    Toronto: George J. McLeod, 1918. Second printing, a month after the first. Red pictorial cloth stamped in black. pp 303. Light yellowing and light foxing to page edges and endpapers, small ink owner name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, light dust soiling, very small creased corner chip, VG+ otherwise. A nice copy of this bookabout farmers' movements in Western Canada. "This book is written fearlessly. It strips naked the TRUTH about the farmers, the banks, the railroads, the manufacturers and the politicians." Includes an Appendix listing first officers, directors, committees, etc., of the farmers's movement in Western Canada.

    Book ID: 44064
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