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A Bit of Okanagan History

By Gellatley, Dorothy Hewlett

British Columbia: Kelowna Printing Company. Hardcover. 80 pages. Black and white pen sketches. Chapters include: 1811-1824, Fort Okanagan to Fort Kamloops; 1872-1884, Sunnyside's First Settlers; Natural Phenomena / Ogopogo; Familiar Names - Wanderers Settle Down; "Pioneers" - Armstrong-Phillips Tragedy; Well-known Rovers of Pioneer Days; Permanent Settlement of Westbank Begins; New Settlers; From Pack-Train to S.S. "Sicamous"; D.E. Gellatly and Family; 1905-1930; Postmasters at Gellatly, Westbank and Glenrosa; Some early pre-emption records; Chain of title of Gellatly Subdivision. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Rebound in library binding. A worthy reference copy. Hale & Barman 332. . Fair. 1932. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, July 1960 : Tobacco - Another Canadian Achievement

By Barbeau, Marius; Van Steen, Marcus; Clemson, Donovan; Chaplin, C.E.; Brown, Sutherland

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. 39 Pages plus five pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Legend and History in the Oldest Geographical Names of the St. Lawrence; Tobacco - Another Canadian Achievement; British Columbia Lakes (Pictoria); How Canada is Helping the Fishermen of Ceylon; Physiography of the Queen Charlotte Islands; Pictures of the Provinces - XXIII; Nice Army recruiting ad inside front cover; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.



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Chelmsford 1883-1983

By Chelmsford, Le Club 50 De; Vaillancourt, Marie-Jeanne (Responsable Du projet); Blais, Glorette

Chelmsford, Ontario: Le Club 50 De Chelmsford. Hardcover. 455 pages. Text in French. Dozens of reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Presents the history of this Northern Ontario town. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Chocolate brown boards adorned with bright gilt lettering and decoration. Average wear. Binding intact. Moderate age-toning to contents. A sound copy of this precious reference. . Good. 1983. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, March, 1958 - The Richilieu, Historic Water-Way of Eastern Canada

By Greening, W.E.; Crich, W.V.; English, R.E.; Gillies, D.A

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 83-119 pages plus thirteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: The Richilieu, Historic Water-Way of Eastern Canada; Some Wild Animals of Canada, Part II; Agriculture in Alberta; Canot du Maitre or Montreal Canoe; and more. Nice one-page RCAF recruiting ad. Colour-photo BOAC ad inside back cover shows lobster and liquor being served on-board. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1958. First Edition.



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William Notman: The stamp of a studio

By Triggs, Stanley

Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario. Hardcover. 088910283X 173 pages. Footnotes. Presents an "important selection of Canadian historical photographs drawn primarily from the Notman Photographic Archives, McCord Museum, McGill University, Montreal." - from Foreword. Prior owner's signature atop front free endpaper. Moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy of this handsome work. . Very Good. 1985. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, March 1962: The Ancient Sites of Lake Abitibi

By Phillips, R.A.J.; Ridley, Frank; Shotwell, John S.G.; Howes, Helen Claire; Wood, Herbert Fairlie

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 75-112 plus ten pages of nice vintage ads. Features: The Klonkike Legend; The Ancient Sites of Lake Abitibi; The Champlain Waterway (includes fantastic one-page aerial view of Manhattan and environs; St. Albans - Ancient and Modern; The Many Battles of Stoney Creek; Nice two-color ROTP (Regular Officer Training Plan) recruiting ad for the Canadian military on back cover; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1962. First Edition.



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Hammonds Plains: The first hundred years

By Evans, Dorothy Bezanson

Canada: Bounty Print Ltd. Paperback. 0969814208 152 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Chapters include: Early Roads; Land Grants; The Founding Fathers; The Annapolis Road; The Chesapeake Blacks; The Village Grows; Catastrophe; Settling Down; The Sad Young Deaths and the Migration to Minneapolis. Appendices include: Lists; Petitions; Correspondence and Census; School Returns; Dates. Average wear and external soililng. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding opening at page 48. A worthy copy of this wonderful reference. . Fair. 1993. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, September 1945 - John Canuck Applies for Dependents' Allowance

By Frost, S.R.; Weeks, Kathleen; Lee, W/C H.T.I.; Dean, S/L Basil

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 106-152 plus fourteen pages of nice ads. Features: Canada's Nitrogen Industry; Monuments Mark This Boundary - the Canadian / US border - article with nice archival photos; John Canuck Applies for Dependents' Allowance - photo-illustrated article on the work of the Dependents' Allowance Board; England's Old Country Markets; and more. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1945. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, January 1946 - Fur Production in the Northwest Territories

By Leechman, Douglas; Hoppe, E.O.; Patterson, Ewen K.; Burpee, Lawrence J.; Dementiev, A.I.; Tumel, V.F.; Robinson, M.J. And J.L.; Muir, Augustus

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 1-53 plus nine pages of nice ads. Features: The National Museum of Canada; Australia's Great Barrier Reef; Turtle-Hunting in Coral Seas; Cartier at Montreal; An Eminent Geographer; Civil Engineering in Frozen Soil; Fur Production in the Northwest Territories - article with many great photos plus production statistics; The Scottish Borderlands; and more. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Small name stamp inside front cover. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1946. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, March 1942 - Canada's Aircraft Industry

By Bell, Ralph P.; Tallantyre, Renee; Owen, H.G

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 111-158 plus sixteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Canada's Aircraft Industry - dozens of excellent photos of manufacturing and the key people behind it; Against the Dutch East Indian Backdrop - a look at Borneo - article with nice photos; Flying and the Telephone; and more. Some of the best ads include: Lovely Ontario Wines two-color ad inside front cover; General Electric (instruments for Canadian bombers); Malton's National Steel Car; The Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario (features illustration of military aviator). Bit of writing atop front cover. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1942. First Edition.



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Penticton Pioneers in Story and Picture / Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C. (British Columbia) 1867-1967 on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Dominion of Canada

By Atkinson, R.N

Penticton, BC, Canada: The Penticton Branch, The Okanagan Historical Society / City of Penticton. Paperback. 220 pages. Many black and white photos. Errata list. An excellent early Penticton history. Binding intact. Heavy external wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. Hale & Barman 38 . Fair. 1967. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, October 1960 : Taming the Tides of Fundy

By Hendry, Peter; Davidson, J.A.; Little, C.H

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 113-150 plus eight pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Taming the Tides of Fundy - article with great photos; The Preposterous Fortress of the North - The Story of Fort Prince of Wales; Lebanon; Spanish Explorations in British Columbia; One-page two-color RCAF recruiting ad for their Air Transport Command; Back cover ad for Canadian Pacific passenger travel shows family chatting with engineer; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.



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A Place of Honour: Manitoba's War Dead Commemorated in Its Geography

By Holm, Gerald F.; Buchner, Anthony P.: Editors

Canada: National Library of Canada. Paperback. 0771115237 485 pages. List of references cited. "Commemorates the sacrifices of more than 4,000 Manitoba casualties of the Second World War and serves to witness the impact of those losses on families, friends, and our society - both then and now." - from page one. Average wear. Binding intact. Gift greetings and address labels upon first page. A sound copy of this important Manitoba reference. . Good. 2002. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, May 1944 - Toronto's 150 Years

By Guillet, Edwin C.; Nobbs, Percy E.; Munday, Don; Gaunt, Arthur; Fairweather, C. Lillian

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 203-243 plus nineteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Toronto's 150 Years; Metal Crafts in Canada - many photos of beautiful creations; Western Mountain Flowers; Britain's Storied Stones and Crosses; Interiors of Pioneer Houses in New Brunswick; and more. Some of the best ads include:.Ford Motor company (military theme); Magnificent two-page two-color Victory Bonds ad features soldier on battlefield; CIBC (features photo of heavy navy guns); Gold Flake cigarettes (features photo of male and female military personnel); Canadian Women's Army Corps - nice colour ad on back cover Moderate wear. Bit of sticker remnant and peel mark on front cover. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1943. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, January, 1964: An Alberta Sod Home

By Cloutier, Michel; Leitch, Adelaide; Barnes, J.A.; Harrington, Lyn; Sinclair, Sylvia

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. 37 Pages plus ten pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Nice Royal Canadian Navy recruiting ad inside front cover; Quebec's Winter Carnival/Le Carnaval De Quebec - article with many photos; The Ship That Built Nancy Island in the Nottawasaga River; Home on a Canadian Rockpile - The Barnes sod house at Oyen, Alberta - great family history; The New Territories of Hong Kong; Vancouver, B.C. compared with Sydney, Australia; Nice one-page two-colour CBC ad features Michael Maclear, their man in Tokyo; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1964. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, August 1961: Operation Hazen

By Lotz, J.R.; Ough, John P.; Munro, David A.; Morse, Eric W

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 39-75 plus ten pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Operation Hazen - the first summer, and the winter party; Sport Fishing near the Arctic Circle; The Eider Farms of Iceland; Voyageur's Highway - The Canadian Fur Trade - Its Logistics, and Contribution to Canadian Development; One page recruiting ad for commissioned officers in the Canadian Army; Nice colour-photo ad for BOAC on back cover features colourful lady street dancer in Seville; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1961. First Edition.



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A Bit of Okanagan History

By Gellatley, Dorothy Hewlett

British Columbia: Kelowna Printing Company. Hardcover. 80 pages. Black and white pen sketches. Chapters include: 1811-1824, Fort Okanagan to Fort Kamloops; 1872-1884, Sunnyside's First Settlers; Natural Phenomena / Ogopogo; Familiar Names - Wanderers Settle Down; "Pioneers" - Armstrong-Phillips Tragedy; Well-known Rovers of Pioneer Days; Permanent Settlement of Westbank Begins; New Settlers; From Pack-Train to S.S. "Sicamous"; D.E. Gellatly and Family; 1905-1930; Postmasters at Gellatly, Westbank and Glenrosa; Some early pre-emption records; Chain of title of Gellatly Subdivision. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Rebound in library binding. A worthy reference copy. Hale & Barman 332. . Fair. 1932. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, June 1961 : The Day of Chrysler's Farm

By Way, Ronald L.; Way, Beryl W

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 183-233 plus fifteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: The Day of Chrysler's Farm - major article with many excellent illustrations and maps; Upper Canada Village; The Ontario-St. Lawrence Development Commission - article with photo; Nice Canadian Army recruiting ad inside back cover; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1961. First Edition.



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Canadian Geographical Journal, April 1958 - Saskatchewan's Oil and Gas

By Tyre, Robert; Crich, W.V.; Senior, Norman; Leitch, Adelaide; Little, Commander C.H

Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Paperback. Pages 119- 152 plus sixteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Saskatchewan's Oil and Gas - major article with many excellent photos including Tommy Douglas on the podium; Some Birds of Canada; The Canals of England; The Craft School of Fundy; Voyages of Discovery - British Columbia; Canadair one-page ad with illustration of their Sparrow II guided missile; and more. Faint date stamp atop front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1958. First Edition.



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Buying wood & building farms: Marketing lumber and farm building designs on the Canadian prairies, 1880 to 1920 (Studies in archaeology, architecture and history)

By Mills, G. E

Canada: National Historic Sites, Parks Service, Environment Canada. Paperback. 0660138018 199 pages. Footnotes. Blbliography. Oblong 11" x 8.5". Profusely illustrated with reproductions of marvelous archival black and white photos and trade literature. "Most prairie settlers had to purchase materials for their homes and farm buildings. This work describes the massive lumber industry that grew to supply this vast market and the influence the industry exerted over farm building design during the formative years of 1880 through 1920." - from back cover. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding sound. Light external wear. A quality copy of this fascinating work. . Good. 1991. First Edition.


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