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  • STOOCHNOFF, John Philip
    DOUKHOBORS AS THEY ARE

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Printed Privately [by Ryerson Press], 1961. Inscribed by Author; Blue cloth. (viii), 102, [2] pp + plates. Fine copy. Pale blue dust jacket has light tanning, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author. "This book gives the inside story of the historical background of the Doukhobor people." - jacket.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 23679
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  • GUNN, J.J.
    ECHOES OF THE RED. A Reprint of Some of the Early Writings of the Author Depicting Pioneer Days in the Red River Settlements. Illustrated by Herbert Joseph.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1930. Tan cloth lettered in red. (x), 246 pp + frontispiece portrait with small photo on recto, two other photo plates and one full-page drawing of old Fort Garry; numerous vignette illustrations in text. Fine in fine jacket. Watters p. 684. "A book of short stories and sketches written over twenty years ago by a native of Manitoba. The old days on the prairies rise before us - the days of Indian, voyageur and pioneer. It contains interesting descriptions of the 'tripmen', now passed away, of the Christmas festivities in early days, of t he old-time school, and of life on the Indian reservations and among the wood camps, and throughout the Red River is the connecting link." - jacket flap.; 12mo

    Book ID: 7944
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  • Watson, Donna; Stephens, Edith; Isenor, Dick.
    Edge of Discovery. A History of the Campbell River District.

    Edition: First Edition

    Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada: Ptarmigan Press, 1989. Blue cloth. (viii), 471 pp. Index, many photos, map. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. British Columbia local history. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.; Quarto. 0919537103

    Book ID: 22227
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  • McGLYNN, J.C.
    ELBOW-HEMING LAKES AREA MANITOBA

    Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1959. Octavo, pp 72, pale grey card covers, two large colour folding maps in pouch at rear. Light sunning to spine and inner margin of covers,small chip at foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 305

    Book ID: 41879
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  • COLE, Jean Murray
    EXILE IN THE WILDERNESS. The Biography of Chief Factor Archibald McDonald 1790-1853.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Burns & MacEachern, 1979. Octavo. Brown boards, endpaper maps. pp (xx), 268 + four double-sided plates. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. A biography drawn heavily from McDonald's own reports, letters and diaries. He was responsible for the well-being of all 94 members of Selkirk's ill-fated Red River settlement in Manitoba. Much on the Hudson's Bay Company, the fur trade, long canoe voyages through the Canadian North West. 0887680811

    Book ID: 32562
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  • MacGREGOR, James G.
    FATHER LACOMBE

    Edition: First Edition

    Edmonton: Hurtig, 1975. Octavo. Black boards. 350, [2] pp. Photos, index. VG+ in like jacket. Review copy with slip laid in. Biography of Father Albert Lacombe, legendary missionary to the Métis, Cree, and Blackfoot, and a very important figure in the history of the Canadian West.

    Book ID: 45712
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  • MacEWAN, Grant
    FIFTY MIGHTY MEN

    Saskatoon, SK: Modern Press, 1965. 4th printing. Grey cloth. pp (8), 342. Illustrated. Fine in fine jacket. Signed by the author. Biographical sketches of important men in the history of the Canadian West. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 28230
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  • Jackel, Susan, editor
    Flannel Shirt and Liberty: British Emigrant Gentlewomen in the Canadian West, 1880-1914

    Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1982. Brown boards. pp (xxviii), 229 + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has short tears, VG-. ; Octavo 0774801492

    Book ID: 29803
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  • CALDER, James A. and Roy L. Taylor
    FLORA OF THE QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. Part I: Systematics of the Vascular Plants. Part 2: Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants

    Edition: First Edition

    Ottawa: Research Branch, Canada Deptartment of Agriculture, 1968. Two volumes, octavo, orange cloth. pp (xiv), (660, (2); (x), (149). Colour and b&w photos in text. Indexed. Fine copies, no owner names. Dust jacket of Part 1 has a short tear and nicks at top of spine, the jackets are otherwise fine. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.

    Book ID: 32919
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  • STEELE, S.B., Col. (Sam Steele)
    FORTY YEARS IN CANADA. Reminiscences of the Great North-West with Some Account of His Service in South Africa. By... Late of the N.W.M. Police and the S. African Constabulary. Edited by Mollie Glen Niblett with an Introduction by J.G. Colmer...

    Toronto: Coles, 1973. Facsimile reprint of the NY: Dodd, Mead, 1915, edition. pp (xx), 428. Index. Minor wear to spine ends, else fine.; Octavo

    Book ID: 36400
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  • WOODCOCK, George
    GABRIEL DUMONT. The Metis Chief and His Lost World.

    Edition: First Edition

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1975. Octavo. Black cloth. 256 pp + plates. Very nearly fine in VG jacket. Biography of Louis Riel's general and right hand man by the eminent Canadian author. 0888300956

    Book ID: 45538
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  • Thompson, John Herd
    Harvests of War : the Prairie West, 1914-1918

    Edition: First Edition

    U.S.A: McClelland & Stewart, 1978. pp 207. Notes, index. Ink owner names at front, soft bump to upper outer corners, VG otherwise.The roots of Western discontent are explored in this account of the injustices suffered by Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta during World War I. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. 0771085605

    Book ID: 44204
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  • HISTORY OF ST. PAUL, ALBERTA, 1909-1959

    Edition: First Edition

    St. Paul, Alberta: St. Paul Journal, 1960. Octavo, card covers. pp 232, illustrated. White spine has hand lettered title and a short tear at foot; red star and ink name inside front cover; small corner creases to covers; text paper toned; VG otherwise. Laid in is an issue of The Alberta Municapal Counsellor periodical for Jan., 1965, which has an article on St. Paul. Pages 143 to end are in French and are a religious history of the town.

    Book ID: 36152
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  • CULLUM, Ridgwell
    IN THE BROODING WILD.

    New York: A.L. Burt, no date. Reprint ca. 191-? from plates of the April, 1909, 3rd US printing. Green pictorial cloth stamped in black, white and orange. [4], 252 pp. Frontis. by Charles Livingston Bull inserted. Ink name on front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; yellowing and light foxing to endpapers; else a VG copy, attractive. Alberta novel set in the Canadian Rockies. Peel 10434; Octavo.

    Book ID: 21708
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  • McDOUGALL, John (1842-1917)
    In the days of the Red River Rebellion: Life and adventure in the far West of Canada (1868-1872). With illustrations by J.E. Laughlin and portraits

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Briggs, 1903. Light brown pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered. floral endpapers. pp (x), (11)-303 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 7 other plates, one (portrait) with tissue guards. Horizontal creases to lower front free endpaper; rubber stamp of Bethesda Sabbath School to centre of title page and at end of text and once near middle of book; occasional tan soil spots in text but text is mostly quite clean and unworn; yellowing to page edges; else a VG copy. Peel III 486. "In this first hand account of his missionary enterprise during a severe food shortage, the smallpox epidemic, the Metis resistance at Fort Garry, and recurrent tribal warfare in the turbulent 1860s and 1870s,…

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    Toronto: Briggs, 1903. Light brown pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered. floral endpapers. pp (x), (11)-303 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 7 other plates, one (portrait) with tissue guards. Horizontal creases to lower front free endpaper; rubber stamp of Bethesda Sabbath School to centre of title page and at end of text and once near middle of book; occasional tan soil spots in text but text is mostly quite clean and unworn; yellowing to page edges; else a VG copy. Peel III 486. "In this first hand account of his missionary enterprise during a severe food shortage, the smallpox epidemic, the Metis resistance at Fort Garry, and recurrent tribal warfare in the turbulent 1860s and 1870s, McDougall chronicles what may have been the end of the innocence in the Canadian Northwest. " - from the U of Alberta paperback reprint. McDougall was an important Methodist missionary to the Indians in the Canadian Northwest.

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    Book ID: 42869
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  • MORTON, James
    IN THE SEA OF STERILE MOUNTAINS: the Chinese in British Columbia

    Edition: First Edition

    Vancouver: J.J. Douglas, 1974. Red cloth. pp (xiv), 280, [2]. Index. VG+. no owner names. Jacket has creases and small tears, one internal repair, VG otherwise. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 41881
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  • INGRAHAM, Joseph (Mark D. Kaplanoff, editor, notes, and introduction)
    JOURNAL OF THE BIGANTINE HOPE ON A VOYAGE TO THENORTHWEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA 1790-92. Illustrated with Charts and Drawings by the Author

    Edition: First of this edition

    Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1971. Quarter bound in mustard cloth with paper spine label and grey boards illustrated in green and gold on front cover. pp [4], (xxx), (250) + 10 double-sided plates. Very nearly fine, no owner names, lacking slipcase. Falkland Islands, around the Horn, Marquesas, Sandwich Islands, China, Nootka Sound, crusing the Northwest Coast. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.; Quarto 0876360185

    Book ID: 25959
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  • CHUBB, Jean and Hilda Milligan, compilers
    LEAVES OF YESTERYEAR: a history of the Bon Accord Distrrict and the biographies of the men and women who pioneered the area

    Bon Accord, Alberta: Bon Accord F.W.U.A, 1977. Second printing. Octavo, blue cloth. pp 402 + plates. Endpaper maps. Fine copy, no owner names.

    Book ID: 40272
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  • ARORA, Ved Parkash, compilor (Louis Riel)
    LOUIS RIEL: a bibliography

    Edition: First Edition

    Regina, Saskatchewan: Bibliographic Services, Provincial Library, 1972. Quarto. Illustrated card covers, black cloth backing, stapled binding, pp. [vi], 66 (includes index), contains 523 entries. Covers a tad scuffed, else very good, clean copy. "It includes books, pamphlets, manuscripts, letters and articles published in various journals on Louis Riel, the Northwest Rebellion, the Red River uprising, and works of general nature on Metis and the Rebellions." - Intro. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 29610
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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.

    Book ID: 29995
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