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  • Dixon, Fredrick John (1881-1931)
    Dixon's Address to the Jury in Defence of Freedom of Speech; Considered the Most Powerful Address Ever Delivered in the Courts of Manitoba; And Judge Galt's Charge to the Jury in Rex V. Dixon

    Edition: First Edition

    Winnipeg: The Defense Committee, no date (1920). Octavo, pp (126), [2]. Beige card covers. Ex library, with small rubber stamp in corner of front cover, title page, and inside rear cover; ink library numbers to upper inner corner of title page; no other library marks. Printed on cheap paper, now yellowed and very fragile. Plain spine has some chips, newly repaired externally the length of the spine with rice paper; front cover has some soiling, old sticker stain; old tape repairs in margins of some leaves with consequent browning, but no text affected; in all just good, but text body clean and unworn. Peel (3) 4579. Weinrich 832 A. Concerns the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919. Dixon was one of the strike leaders. A scarce book.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 41947
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  • STOOCHNOFF, John Philip
    DOUKHOBORS AS THEY ARE

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Printed Privately [by Ryerson Press], 1961. 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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 23679
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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 M├ętis, Cree, and Blackfoot, and a very important figure in the history of the Canadian West.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45712
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  • FENCELINES AND FURROWS

    Calgary, Aberta: Fencelines and Furrows History Book Society, 1971. Second edition, revised. Narrow quarto, maroon cloth gilt. pp 576 pp. Many photos in text. Yellowing to page edges, small ink name at front, fine copy otherwise. Alberta local history (Blackie region). Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40494
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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-.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 36152
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  • Atwood, Mae, editor (Walter Traill)
    IN RUPERT'S LAND: Memoirs of Walter Traill

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970. Tan boards, endpaper maps. pp 232. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has moderate wear to spine ends, small tear to front panel, VG otherwise. Account of the years (1866-70) that Walter J.S. Traill, youngest son of Catharine Parr Traill, spent in the Canadian Northwest clerking for the Hudson's Bay Company.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44057
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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

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25959
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  • PINIUTA, Harry, researcher and translator
    LAND OF PAIN LAND OF PROMISE First person accounts by Ukrainian pioneers, 1891-1914

    Edition: First Edition

    Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1978. Maroon boards. pp 225. Photos in text, index. Review copy with promotional sheets laid in and a business card stapled to the front free endpaper. Fine in near fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43728
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