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  • SYMONS, R.D.
    MANY TRAILS

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Longmans Canada, 1963. Octavo, grey cloth. pp (xx), 202. Line drawings by the author, glossary. Slightly leaned, else fine in VG jacket. Author's reminiscences of emigrating from England to Western Canada in 1914. Covers the years up to 1943.

    Book ID: 45986
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  • GUSTAFSON, Lillian, compiler
    MEMORIES OF THE CHEMANIUS VALLEY: a history of people

    No place (Chemanius, BC): Chemanius Valley Historical Society, 1978. Octavo, olive boards. endpaper maps. pp xix, 389 + 22 leaves of plates. Ink flecks on Dedication leaf; light coffee stains on pp 78-79; short strip of cellotape bottom of front pastedown; rubbing and small skinned spots on rear cover; else a VG unworn jacketless copy. Briitish Columbia local history, including Saltair, Chemainus, Westholme, Crofton, Thetis, Kuper and Reid Islands. Note: bit over 1 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 41878
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  • MOUNTAIN CLOUD. Ilustrations by Thoreau MacDonald. by BARBEAU, Marius
    BARBEAU, Marius
    MOUNTAIN CLOUD. Ilustrations by Thoreau MacDonald.

    Edition: First Edition

    Caldwell, Idaho / Toronto: Caxton / Macmillan, 1944. Beige pictorial cloth printed in brown, map endpapers in red & black on cream. Yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners; very small chip to lower outer corner of front panel; cream spine panels very lightly yellowed; nick to rear panel; else fine, flap price intact. A novel about the Indians of Western Canada by this eminent Canadian anthropologist. Nicely designed book, with the ever-pleasing illustration of Thoreau MacDonald (32 drawings), stylized title page vignette illustration (in mauve) by A.Y. Jackson, endpaper maps by three Jackson women. Edison B32. Scarce in this condition.; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 44316
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  • Deane, R. Burton
    Mounted Police Life in Canada : A Record of Thirty-One Years' Service

    Toronto: Prospero Books, 2001. Facsimile reprint of the 1916 Cassell edition. Black boards. Photos in text, one folding map. Fine in jacket.; Octavo 155267181x

    Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

    Book ID: 23634
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  • CHARTERS, Dean
    Mountie 1873-1973, A Golden Treasury of Those Early Years

    Edition: First printing

    Don Mills, Ontario: Collier-Macmillan, 1973. The paper issue card covers. pp 253. Mostly historic photos. VG clean & unworn copy. ; Squarish quarto

    Book ID: 50527
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  • Hind, Henry Youle
    Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858

    Edition: First of this edition

    Edmonton, Alberta: M. G. Hurtig, 1971. Facsimile reprint in a one volume format, with a new Introduction by Roy St. George Stubbs, of the London, 1860, edition (2 volumes). Thick octavo, red silk with black spine labe.l pp xvi, 494; xiv, 472, (2]) including two colour frontispieces and tinted title leaves + 2 colour folding maps; illustrations & maps in text, indexed. Faint sticker shadow on spine; small library rubber stamp to front and rear pastedowns and twice to bottom page edges, else a fine, jacketless copy, no other library marks. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. 0888300441

    Book ID: 41950
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  • Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858 by Hind, Henry Youle
    Hind, Henry Youle
    Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858

    Edition: First of this edition

    Edmonton, Alberta: M. G. Hurtig, 1971. Facsimile reprint in a one volume format, with a new Introduction by Roy St. George Stubbs, of the London, 1860, edition (2 volumes). Thick octavo, red silk with black spine labe.l pp xvi, 494; xiv, 472, (2]) including two colour frontispieces and tinted title leaves + 2 colour folding maps; illustrations & maps in text, indexed. A fine, jacketless copy, no owner names, jacket flaps (only) laid in. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. 0888300441

    Book ID: 36408
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  • Hind, Henry Youle
    Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858

    Edmonton, Alberta: M. G. Hurtig, 1971. Facsimile reprint in a one volume format, with a new Introduction by Roy St. George Stubbs, of the London, 1860, edition (2 volumes). Red silk with black spine label pp xvi, 494; xiv, 472, [2], including two colour frontispieces and tinted title leaves + 2 colour folding maps; illustrations & maps in text, indexed. Fine copy, no owner marks. Dust jacket has a small tear at foot of spine and a corner crease to the front flap, else fine. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. ; Thick octavo 0888300441

    Book ID: 29479
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  • McCULLOCH, John Herries
    NORTH RANGE: A record of hard living and adventure on the colourful northern rim of the British Empire

    Edition: First Edition

    London: W.& R. Chambers, 1954. Dark green cloth. pp 191 + plates. Some sunning to margins of covers, ower name label at front, VG otherwise. Dust jacet has sizable chips, just good. Travels in Western Canada.

    Book ID: 44651
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  • GRANT, George M. (Sandford Fleming)
    OCEAN TO OCEAN: Sandford Fleming's Expedition Thrrough Canada in 1872...Revised Edition, Containing the best featuresd of the two former editons, published in 1873 and 1879

    Toronto: Radisson Society of Canada, 1925. Tall octavo, half leather and green cloth with gilt crest of front cover. gilt spine decoration and lettering, top edge gilt, fore edge rough trimmed, patterrned endpapers. pp (v)-(xxii), 412, [2) + frontispiece portrait and one other plate. 9 pen & ink illustrations in text by noted Canadian artist Dorothy Stevens. Volume XIII, edition de luxe, in the publisher's Master-Works of Canadian Authors series. #39 of 974 copies. With an introduction by editor W.L. Grant, as well as a bibliography. Milld scuffing to spine (touched up), else a fine copy. "As a young Presbyterian minister from Halifax, Grant joined Sandford Fleming on a historic expedition commissioned by the government to coordinate the work…

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    Toronto: Radisson Society of Canada, 1925. Tall octavo, half leather and green cloth with gilt crest of front cover. gilt spine decoration and lettering, top edge gilt, fore edge rough trimmed, patterrned endpapers. pp (v)-(xxii), 412, [2) + frontispiece portrait and one other plate. 9 pen & ink illustrations in text by noted Canadian artist Dorothy Stevens. Volume XIII, edition de luxe, in the publisher's Master-Works of Canadian Authors series. #39 of 974 copies. With an introduction by editor W.L. Grant, as well as a bibliography. Milld scuffing to spine (touched up), else a fine copy. "As a young Presbyterian minister from Halifax, Grant joined Sandford Fleming on a historic expedition commissioned by the government to coordinate the work of survey parties, check the best pass through the Rockies, and confirm the railway line across the prairies. Grant's diary conveys the human drama of the westward trip. Fellow travellers Macoum, Horetsky, and Fleming become characters in an entertaining drama. Encountering the native peoples, Grant meditates about the nature of civilization. The book's climax comes when the group meets Moberly coming from the Pacific. A final section presents Fraser Canyon adventures with prospectors, adventurers, and eccentrics." - Elizabeth Waterston, THE TRAVELLERS, p. 139. Peel 367. Fleming's proposed route through the Rockies was not utimately used. A Canadian travel classic. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required..

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    Book ID: 36698
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  • MacGREGOR, J.G.
    OVERLAND BY THE YELLOWHEAD.

    Saskatoon: Western Producer, 1974. Grey cloth, endpaper maps. (xiv), (276), (2) pp + 5 double-sided plates. 5 maps in text. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has nicks and creases to head of spine, two inch tear to rear panel, VG otherwise. History of the Yellowhead Route in Western Canada through the years, officially opened as a highway in 1970 (running from Grand Forks, ND, to Prince Rupert, BC).

    Book ID: 5598
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  • SHERIDAN, Clare
    REDSKIN INTERLUDE

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Nicholson & Watson, 1938. Octavo, brick cloth. pp 318, (2) + colour frontispiece + 19 b&w plates (most double-sided). Light 1940 ink name inside front cover, light spine sunning, light yellowing to page edges, VG jacketless copy otherwise. "Sheridan live for a summer on the Blood Indian reserve sculpting from native models." - Peel (3) 6225. Mostly Alberta.

    Book ID: 36422
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  • McCOURT, Edward
    REMEMBER BUTLER. The Story of Sir William Butler.

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967. Red cloth. [2], xii, 276 pp. Full page illustrations on text paper extra to the pagination. Bibliography, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket is rubbed, with vertical crease to fore margin of front panel, just good. Butler served in the British Army for nearly 50 years. He acted as intelligence officer to Colonel Wolseley during the first Riel Rebellion of 1869-70, and by commission from the Canadian government travelled through the Canadian West in the dead of winter. His report lead directly to the founding of the Royal North-West Mounted Police (now the RCMP). He authored two popular travel books about his Canadian experiences. After Canada, Butler fought in the Ashanti and Zulu wars,…

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    London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967. Red cloth. [2], xii, 276 pp. Full page illustrations on text paper extra to the pagination. Bibliography, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket is rubbed, with vertical crease to fore margin of front panel, just good. Butler served in the British Army for nearly 50 years. He acted as intelligence officer to Colonel Wolseley during the first Riel Rebellion of 1869-70, and by commission from the Canadian government travelled through the Canadian West in the dead of winter. His report lead directly to the founding of the Royal North-West Mounted Police (now the RCMP). He authored two popular travel books about his Canadian experiences. After Canada, Butler fought in the Ashanti and Zulu wars, and at Tel-el-Kebir. He was chiefly responsible for the Nile River Flotilla that failed to save General Gordon. In 1898 he became Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in South Africa, but false accusations of Pro-Boer sympathies caused him to resign just before the outbreak of war. Butler was d espite all an anti-Imperialist and hater of war.

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    Book ID: 45526
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  • McDOUGALL, John
    SADDLE, SLED AND SNOWSHOE: Pioneering on the Saskatchewan in the Sixties. With Illustrations by J.E. Laughlin.

    Ryerson. Earlier 20th century reprint from plates of the Toronto: Briggs, 1896, edition. Grey cloth stamped in black. (x), (11)-(283) pp + 16 plates. Tan soil spots to covers and page edges, else a good clean, tight and unworn copy , no previous owner names. Peel 1450. Author was a Methodist missionary among the Indians in the Canadian Northwest.; Octavo

    Book ID: 19088
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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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  • CASHMAN, Tony
    SINGING WIRES. The Telephone in Alberta.

    Edition: First Edition

    Edmonton: Alberta Government Telephones Commission, 1972. QuaRto, yellow cloth. 496 pp. Numerous photos in text, some in colour. Signed by the author. Light soiling to bottom margin of last page of text, else fine. White jacket lightly soiled, two inch creased tear to rear panel; VG otherwise. History of the telephone in Alberta. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 7678
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  • INGHAM, Ernest G., Right Rev. Bishop, and Clement L. Burrows
    SKETCHES IN WESTERN CANADA

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1913). Octavo, red cloth stamped in blind and white, colour pictorial label on front cover. pp xii, 151 + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 14 other plates. Spine a bit sunned; damp spots to rear cover; offset browning to endpapers; near fine otherwise, no owner names. "An account of a missionary journey by a delegation of Church of England clergymen." - Peel (3rd ed.) 3906.

    Book ID: 33491
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  • COMFORT, Darlene J.
    THE ABASAND FIASCO: the rise and fall of a brave pioneer Oil Sands extraction plant

    Edmonton, Alberta: Friesen Printers, 1980. Quarto, pale green cloth. pp 148, [4]. Well illustrated with photos. Rippling from damp to lower portion of text throughout, but no visible tide mark; else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks, short tear, very small chips, some damp rippling; VG otherwise. Story of a failed attempt to commercially extract oil from the oil sands near Fort McMurray, Northern Alberta, from 1913 through the 1940s.

    Book ID: 42032
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  • KAVANAGH, Martin
    THE ASSINIBOINE BASIN...A social study of the discovery, exploration and settlement of Manitoba

    Edition: First Edition

    Brandon, Manitoba: Author, 1946. Octavo, blue cloth. pp (xviii), (283)+ plates, 2 folding maps; maps and illustrations in text. VG+ copy, no owner names. Flaps (only) of dust jacket laid in.

    Book ID: 29809
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  • OLIVER, E.H.
    The Canadian North-West; Its Early Development and Legislative Records; Minutes of the Councils of the Red River Colony and the Northern Department of Rupert's Land

    Edition: First Edition

    Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1914-15, 1915. Two volumes, tall octavo, original paper covers. pp 688; (ii), [689]-1348. Lacking the 6 maps, as usual, which were contained in a separate envelope. Peel (3) 4151. Volume I has chips to spine tips (no printing lost), edge nicks, some sunning to spine and front cover, VG otherwise. Volume II has small chips to spine tips, edges nicks, slight sunning to spine and rear cover, VG otherwise. Publications of the Canadian Archives No. 9. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 31609
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