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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29995
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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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  • GLUEK, Jr., Alvin C.
    MINNESOTA AND THE MANIFEST DESTINY OF THE CANADIAN NORTHWEST. A Study in Canadian-American Relations.

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1965. Dark blue boards. (xiv), 311, (3) pp. 4 maps in text. Ink name and date to upper outer corner of front free endpaper; very nearly fine otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has rubbing, short tear to spine tips; sticker scar to front panel ; good otherwise. Covers the years 1821-70. Uncommon book.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 9360
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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. Tall octavo, 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 anthopologist. 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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Fine, Binding: Hardcover.

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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).

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 5598
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  • SINCLAIR, Bertram W.
    RAW GOLD: a novel. Illustrations by Clarence H. Rowe

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Dillingham, 1908. Yellow cloth lettered in black. pp 311 + frontispiece. Cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; pp 283-84 have a creased tear to upper margin; yellowing to page edges; VG otherwise. Tipped in at front is the bookplate of the Gloria Grace Griffen Western American Coillection, donated to the University of Nevada. With the withdrawal rubber stamp of the University of Nevada Reno library. Laid in is 2 June, 1950, quarto TLS signed by the author in full. On his "The Stopping Place", Pender Harbour, B.C. letterhead. To Robert A. Griffin, Reno, NV. Four paragraphs. Folded twice. With the original mailing envelope. Under separate cover he is returning is copy of Gunpowder Lightning. "It took the Dell…

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    New York: Dillingham, 1908. Yellow cloth lettered in black. pp 311 + frontispiece. Cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; pp 283-84 have a creased tear to upper margin; yellowing to page edges; VG otherwise. Tipped in at front is the bookplate of the Gloria Grace Griffen Western American Coillection, donated to the University of Nevada. With the withdrawal rubber stamp of the University of Nevada Reno library. Laid in is 2 June, 1950, quarto TLS signed by the author in full. On his "The Stopping Place", Pender Harbour, B.C. letterhead. To Robert A. Griffin, Reno, NV. Four paragraphs. Folded twice. With the original mailing envelope. Under separate cover he is returning is copy of Gunpowder Lightning. "It took the Dell people a long time to get through with it." He leaves tomorrow for a salmon fishing expedition on "the banks". "I should chalk up about twenty thousand pounds of salmon. Heavy weather, and a short run maybe half that. Life is a gamble and so is the salmon season." He enquires after mutual friend Con Price. Tell Paul Eldridge he got his letter and will reply soon. Fine condition.>>> Gunpowder Lightning was a Sinclair novel published in 1930, and as a Dell paperback in 1950. Griffin was a professor and historian of the American West. Raw Gold is Peel 3224. Watters p 393. A novel set in the Canadian Northwest. Criminous content, RCMP.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50858
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

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

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1967. Red cloth. [2], xii, 276 pp. Full page illustrations on text paper extra to the pagination. Bibliography, index. Minor foxing to endpapers, else fine. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, short corner tear, VG otherwise. 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.…

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    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1967. Red cloth. [2], xii, 276 pp. Full page illustrations on text paper extra to the pagination. Bibliography, index. Minor foxing to endpapers, else fine. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, short corner tear, VG otherwise. 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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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 11961
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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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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45526
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  • HAM, George H.
    REMINISCENCES OF A RACONTEUR Between the '40s and the '20s.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Musson, 1921. Octavo, rebound in quarter maroon leather and brown cloth, yellow endpapers. (iii)-xvi, 330, [2] pp + numerous plates and one folding map. VG clean and unworn copy. Pages 142-45 concern Mark Twain, who Ham knew. Canadian journalist's memoirs, much on Winnipeg in the 1880's, Riel, CPR. Peel 2776.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 20195
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