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  • COLLINS, Anne M,
    A HISTORY OF PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE and surrounding district

    Edition: First edition.

    Portage La Prairie, Manitoba: City of Portage La Prairie, no date (1970). Octavo, brown textured boards. pp (xviii), 369. Numerous photos. Fine copy, no owne names. Dust jacket has rubbing, good. Manitoba local history.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 37225
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31039
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  • SMITH, A.E, Rev., 1871-1947
    ALL MY LIFE: an autobiography

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Progress Books, 1949. Blue cloth. pp 224 + frontispiece portait. Very good clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Rev. Smith, a Methodist minister, was a advocate of the social gospel who served in the Manitoba legislature 1920-22 and joined the Communist Party in 1925. He remained a member for the rest of his life. One of the few first-hand accounts of the strike at the coal mine at Bienfait, Saskatchewan, and subsequent riot. Peel(3) 6972.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44785
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  • KOSTASH, Myrna
    ALL OF BABA'S CHILDREN

    Edition: First edition

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1977. Octavo. Brown cloth. pp 414. Rubber stamped owner name inside front cover, else fine in VG jacket. Ukrainian settlers in Western Canada.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44889
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  • WALKER, (Alexander, 1764-1831).
    AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE TO THE NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA IN 1785 & 1786. Edited by Robin Fisher and J.M. Bumsted.

    Vancouver / Seattle: Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington Press, 1982. Octavo, black & tan boards, 319 pp. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has creased tears, light yellowing, minor soiling; good. First book publication of this manuscript at the National Library of Scotland. "Ensign Alexander Walker accompanied the fur-trading expedition of C.J.S. Strange, sailing from India to the Northwest Coast of North America just eight years after the voyage of Capt. James Cook. Calling at Indian settlements from Nootka to Prince William Sound, Walker spent more time with the Indians than Cook and kept a detailed journal..." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19855
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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

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    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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  • 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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47985
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41062
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45713
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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

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50594
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44064
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