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All for a Beaver Hat: A History of Early Simcoe County (Ontario)
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All for a Beaver Hat: A History of Early Simcoe County (Ontario)

By Drury, E.C.: Frost, Leslie M. (Foreword)

Toronto: The Ryerson Press. Hardcover. 160 pages. Map endpapers. Black and white illustrations. "A fascinating account of the period, and a vivid picture of the life of the Indians, particularly of the Hurons, socially and morally, economically and politically, and comes to some unorthodox conclusions." - from dust jacket. Average wear to clean and unmarked book. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. . Good. 1959. First Edition.

$69.95

1000 brave Canadians: The Canadian Gallantry Awards 1854-1989
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1000 brave Canadians: The Canadian Gallantry Awards 1854-1989

By Blatherwick, Francis John

Canada: Unitrade Press. Paperback. 0919801587 415 pages. Bibliography. Index of Medal of Bravery recipients. Black and white illustrations. "The citations range from the Victoria Cross awarded to Lieutenant Alexander Dunn for racing back on horseback at the Charge of the Light Brigade, to the Cross of Valour awarded to Constable David Cheverie of the RCMP in 1988 for his daring rescue of three children. Where available, the citation, as it appears in the London Gazette or the Canada Gazette, Part 1 (CG) is reproduced in its entirety with the exception of the Medal of Bravery citations which have been paraphrased from the Canada Gazette." - from Introduction. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1991. First Edition.

$149.95

4,000 (Four Thousand) Years: A History of the Rainforest of Vancouver Island's Southwest Coast
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4,000 (Four Thousand) Years: A History of the Rainforest of Vancouver Island's Southwest Coast

By Sooke Region Museum

British Columbia: Sooke Region Museum. Hardcover. 213 pages. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Reproductions of black and white archival photos. The 43 chapters include such topics as Early Port San Juan, Jordan River - Logging with Rail; Sooke and Otter Districts, WWI; The Depression Years; Boyd & Garrison; Seaton, Peatt & Eve, Munns; Butlers, CIP Inc.; Silviculture; and much more. Printed on glossy stock. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1990. Second Edition.

$89.95

Canada's army in World War II: Badges and histories of the corps and regiments
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Canada's army in World War II: Badges and histories of the corps and regiments

By Tripp, F. R

Canada: Unitrade Press. Paperback. 0919801110 100 pages. Generously illustrated with images of the various awards. A reference for Canadian Army cap badges from the second world war. Prior owner's ink stamp atop title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative and handy reference. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

$39.95

Piapot Prairie Trails
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Piapot Prairie Trails

Piapot Saskatchewan: Piapot History Group. Hardcover. 0889250669 784 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Cover the history of the following districts: Piapot, Beaver Dam, Black Hills and Kealey Springs, Cambrai, Cardell, Carnagh, Caswell, Crane Lake, Edgell, Last Chance, Lynn Grove, Manville, Mitchener, Moorhead, North Ridge, Petain, Prairie Star, Sidewood, Skibbereen, Skull Creek, Star Butte, Stillwater, Stony Knoll, Wapashoe. Gift greetings upon verso of front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Moderate external wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound copy of this excellent local history. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$199.95

Brandon: A city, 1881-1961
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Brandon: A city, 1881-1961

By Barker, Graham Franklin

Canada: G. F. Barker. Hardcover. 0919213251 431 pages. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. Author's signed bookplate, bearing typed name of recipient, inside front board. Handsome gilt adornment to dark blue front board. Presents the history of Brandon, Manitoba. Appears unread. Clean and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1977. First Edition.

$79.95

People of the Pass: A Human Interest Story of the Monkman Pass
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People of the Pass: A Human Interest Story of the Monkman Pass

By Truax, Madelon Flint; Sheehan, Beth Flint

Grand Prairie, Alberta: Beaverlodge and District Historical Association. Paperback. 292 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The story of hardy people who dared to follow a dream. While trapping in the Rocky Mountains southwest of Beaverlodge, Alberta, Alex Monkman came upon a low pass the Indians had been using for hundreds of years. He recognized it as a potential shortcut fo the Pacific coast for the people of the Peace River Country in northeastern British Columbia... The Monkman Pass Highway Association was formed in 1936... The ingenuity, courage and endurance of the people who worked on the Pass is a story that begged to be told and this book is dedicated to them." - from back cover. Prior owner's details and blind stamp upon first page, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1988. First Edition.

$99.95

Douglas Social Credit for Canada
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Douglas Social Credit for Canada

By Tutte, W.A

Vancouver, B.C.: Social Credit Publishing Co.. Hardcover. 288 pages. Index. Bibliography. Twelve charts. The first book on Douglas Social Credit with particular application to the Canadian economy. - from Foreword. Written in the depths of the great depression, this work includes twenty-three chapters including: Why are we Poor?; The Great Deficiency; The Monopoly of Credit; A New Synthesis of Money; The Fiction of Foreign Trade; Alternatives to and Critics of Social Credit; and many more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1934. First Edition.

$149.95

The Ditch - Lifeline of a Community
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The Ditch - Lifeline of a Community

By Cancela, Julie

Canada: O.H.S.M.& A.. Paperback. 45 pages. Reference list. Illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The ditch is the life line of (Oliver, B.C.), turning a once semi-arid desert region in the viable fruit growing oasis it is today. A long, narrow canal dug in the earth, the ditch carries the water throughout the district irrigating the grower's summer crops. Constructed of cement, the ditch signifies a sixty-six year history of the area, and most important, a heritage to remember and record for future generations to the district." - from page 3. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this informative local history. Hale & Barman 155. . Very Good. 1986. First Edition.

$99.95

Life is an Adventure: Autobiography of The Hounourable Dr. R.J. Manion, M.C
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Life is an Adventure: Autobiography of The Hounourable Dr. R.J. Manion, M.C

By Manion, Dr. R.J

Toronto: The Ryerson Press. Hardcover. 360 pages. Index. Tissue-protected black and white photographic frontis portrait of subject. "This arresting autobiography of a Canadian statesman and decorated Vimy Ridge veteran throws interesting sidelights on men prominent in Canadian life as well as on renowned medical men with whom the author studied." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper otherwise book unmarked with average wear. Binding sound. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this distinguished work. . Good. 1936. First Edition.

$99.95

Gateway to Promise: Canada's First Japanese Community
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Gateway to Promise: Canada's First Japanese Community

Canada. Paperback. 1896627218 380 pages. Selected bibliography. Many wonderful black and white reproductions of archival photos. "For the first time, the history of Canada's pioneer Japanese community is recounted, beginning in the mid-1880s... Begins with the earliest traces of Japanese presence on the West Coast, moves on to the first recorced visits of Japanese to Victoria, and eventual settlement, the WWII exile, and much more. Signed by both authors upon title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this long-overdue study. . Very Good. 2012. First Edition.

$149.95

North Bay - The War Years: Before, During and After World War II (Two/2)
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North Bay - The War Years: Before, During and After World War II (Two/2)

By Gunning, C

Canada: Self-Published. Paperback. 0969472102 100 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Extensive list of enlisted men from North Bay, 1939-1945. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1990. First Edition.

$49.95

Castlegar: A confluence
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Castlegar: A confluence

By Farrar, Karen W

Canada: Castlegar and District Heritage Society. Hardcover. 1550566296 209 pages. Bibliography. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "Brings together the history of events that have shaped Castlegar." - from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. . Fine. 2000. First Edition.

$79.95

The Twenty-Seventh (27th) Report of the Okanagan Historical Society, 1963
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The Twenty-Seventh (27th) Report of the Okanagan Historical Society, 1963

By The Okanagan Historical Society

British Columbia: The Okanagan Historical Society. Paperback. 176 pages. Printed upon glossy stock which has moderately tanned with age. Contains reproductions of archival black and white photos. A sampling of the extensive contents includes: John Matthew Rutland; Upper Keremeos and Ollala; Penticton from 1900-1908; George Muterer Watt - a Tribute; Driving Logs by River and Lake (1910); The Reverend Philip Stocks; Lawrence Guichon; and much more. Somewhat above-average wear to red card covers. Binding intact. Reference library card pocket inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. A sound reference copy. . Fair. 1963. First Edition.

$49.95

Recollections of the Homestead Trails 1900-1978: Pioneer History of Bearberry and Sunberry, Alberta
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Recollections of the Homestead Trails 1900-1978: Pioneer History of Bearberry and Sunberry, Alberta

By Maloff, Greta

Alberta, Canada: Bearberry Wapitana Society of Bearberry, Alberta. Hardcover. 589 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. A chapter on early history is followed by family histories which occupy most of the book. Covers special events, church and school histories. Gift greetings atop first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Moderate spine slant. A sound copy of this important local history. Krotki 750 . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$199.95

The Peopling of Newfoundland: Essays in historical geography (Social and economic papers)
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The Peopling of Newfoundland: Essays in historical geography (Social and economic papers)

Canada: Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Hardcover. 0919666175 289 pages. Bibliography, glossary and index. Footnotes. Charts, maps and diagrams. Topics include: English Migration; Folk Architecture in Trinity Bay; Peopling of Central Bonavista Bay; Sealing and the spread of settlement in Northeastern Newfoundland; Initial permanent settlement in the Strait of Belle Isle; Ethnic diversity and settler location on the Eastern Lower North Shore of Quebec; Highlands Scots Migration to Southwestern Newfoundland; Settlers and Traders in Western Newfoundland. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1977. First Edition.

$99.95

The Legends of the St. Lawrence: Told During a Cruise of the Yatch Hirondelle from Montreal to Gaspe
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The Legends of the St. Lawrence: Told During a Cruise of the Yatch Hirondelle from Montreal to Gaspe

By LeMoine, Sir James McPherson

Canada: C.E. Holiwell. Hardcover. 203 pages plus 20 pages of glorious vintage ads. Gilt lettering and decoration upon light blue front board. "Popular legends collected during pleasant yatch excursions on the lower St. Lawrence... Embraces glimpses of Canadian history, scenery, archaeology and sport, previously given to the public, under the title of Maple Leaves... A leading feature in the majority of these simple narratives, relates to the agency of the Prince of Darkness in the sublunary affairs of this planet." - from Introduction. Contents age-toned. Front hinge open. Small bookseller stamp iinside front board. Ink stains to back cover. A worthy vintage reference copy. . Fair. 1898. First Edition.

$199.95

The First Canadian Escort Squadron, Mediterranean 1954
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The First Canadian Escort Squadron, Mediterranean 1954

By Turner, L.W. (Editor)

Canada: The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). Hardcover. 80 pages. Oblong 9.8" x 8". A pictorial souvenir of the Mediterranean cruise and NATO exercises, September 7, December 10, 1954. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos. Includes vital statistics of the cruise, list of Squadron Officers; Lists of crewmembers of the HMCS Algonquin, HMCS Lauzon, HMCA Prestonian and the HMCS Toronto; and much more. Textured gray boards adorned with gilt on front. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1954. First Edition.

$199.95

Bridging the past: Wolseley & district 1880-1980
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Bridging the past: Wolseley & district 1880-1980

Wolseley, Saskatchewan: Wolseley & District History Book Committee. Hardcover. 0889252270 603 pages. Generously illustrated with reproductions of black and white archival photos. Covers the local districts of: Summerberry, Ellisboro, and Moffat. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this important genealogical reference. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$199.95

Battle-dress Patrol (No. 1 Provost Company (R.C.M.P.) 1939-1945
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Battle-dress Patrol (No. 1 Provost Company (R.C.M.P.) 1939-1945

By L.H. Nicholson O.C., MBE., G.C. J., L.L.D

Ottawa: Access To History Publications. Paperback. 096950201X 56 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Prior owner's ink stamp atop first page. Moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1992. First Edition.

$149.95

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