RECENT ARRIVALS in CANADIAN HISTORY From RareNonFiction.com
By Orr, John L.; Project, 423 Squadron 60th Anniversary History
Canada: 423 Squadron 60th Anniversary History Project. Hardcover. 0973076402 138 pages. Bibliography. Generously illustrated, primarily in black and white. 423 Squadron 60th Anniversary Project. "Formed at Oban, Scotland in 1942 as the Battle of the Atlantic approached its crisis, 423 (General Reconnaissance) Squadron was the third and last of the flying boad squadrons formed by the Royal Canadian Air Force as part of its Overseas War Establishment." - from Foreword. Attractive gilt lettering and graphic upon blue cloth-covered front board. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding intact. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2002. First Edition.
By Maginley, Charles D.; Collin, Bernard
Canada: Vanwell Publishing Ltd.. Hardcover. 1551250705 288 pages. Index. of ships. List of sources. "A comprehensive record of Canadian government owned and operated ships, from the mid 1800s to the present... Although primarily restricted to ships of 100 gross registered tons or over, some of the important smaller ships, such as search and rescue cutters and lifeboats, are covered as well. Hovercraft, first entering the service in 1968, are also included. Many ships are illustrated in rare old photographs digitally enhanced for clarity, in sketches and paintings by talented marine artists, and in a stunning colour section. Ship histories have been compiled from many sources, both published and obscure, to provide as complete a record as possible." - from dust jacket. Minimal library markings. Average wear to book. Binding intact. Light wear to handsome dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart protector. A sound copy. . Good. 2001. First Edition.
By Rowe, C. Francis
Canada: Published on behalf of the J. Douglas Ferguson Historical Research Foundation by the Numismatic Education Society of Canada. Hardcover. 0969147503 117 pages. Index. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated in black and white. Contents include: History of Newfoundland; Merchant Issues; Banks and Bank Notes; Government Notes; Decimal Coinage of Newfoundland; Medals of Newfoundland; Die Consumption Records; Coinage Acts of 1863, 1870, 1887, 1895, 1917, 1944. Light wear to unmarked book. Dust jacket - now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover - bears average wear and bits of soiling to back panel. A quality copy of this wonderful reference. . Very Good. 1983. First Edition.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Paperback. 0802061540 314 pages. Bilingual English/French. "Provides a unique guide to the unusually wide range of items held in the Public Archives of Canada: documents old and new, sketches and diaries, films, recordings, photographs, private letters and government files, maps, plans, treaties, books, and paintings - the stuff of history. The 306 items included in this volume were drawn together as an exhibition to celebrate the centennial of the founding of the Archives." - from back cover. Externally age-toned and soiled. Binding intact. Contents clean and unmarked. A sound copy of this engaging exhibition catalogue. . Fair. 1972. First Edition.
By Roddan, Rev. Andrew
Vancouver, B.C.: First United Church. Paperback. 65 pages. Includes fourteen black and white photos. Undated. Circa 1931. Author was Reverend of First United Church in Vancouver, B.C., "The Church with the Open Door" which "Ministers to 27 different nationalities, irrespective of race, color, class, or creed". - from title page. "... A story of human interest dealing with flesh and blood, telling you in a simple and direct manner something of the struggle for an existence on the part of thousands of homeless men in this great Canada of ours." - from page 9. Contents include topics such as: The Slave Market; The Tramp; The Juvenile Hobo; Why Men Fail; The Hobo and the Climate; Enforced Idleness; The Hobo and Alcohol; The Sex Life of the Hobo; How the Hobo Travels; Insanity; The Hobo and the Communist; and many more. Above-average external wear. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding intact. Short piece of grey tape atop spine. A worthy vintage copy which takes readers deep inside the lives of Canada's multitude of impoverished men during the Great Depression. . Fair. 1931. First Edition.
By Lemire, Mark; Fromm, Paul; Kulaszka, Barbara; Neumann, Jurgen; Dumas, Steve; Lincoln, Gerry; Zundel, Ingrid; al, et
Canada: C-FAR. Paperback. 43 pages. "Exposing the psychological lies which built the foundation of Canada's censorship laws" - subtitle. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. . Very Good. 2007. First Edition.
Spode/Copeland transfer-printed patterns found at 20 Hudson's Bay Company sites (Canadian historic sites)
By Sussman, Lynne
Ottawa: available by mail from the Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre, Supply and Services Canada. Paperback. 0660101394 246 pages. "In the mid-1830s the Spode/Copeland pottery of Staffordshire became the supplier of tableware and toiletware to the Hudson's Bay Company. It continued in this capacity until the 1850s in the United States and until the early 20th century in Canada. This catalogue illustrates and identifies 109 transfer-printed patterns on earthenware manufactured by Spode/Copeland and found to date at 20 Hudson's Bay Company sites in Canada and the US. The majority of the illustrations are prints from the original engraved copper plates." - from Abstract. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Printed upon glossy stock. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this excellent reference. . Good. 1979. First Edition.
By De Maurivez, Capt. Maurice Anthony (Editor)
Canada: Canadian Forces, Escadrille Squadron 12 AC&W. Hardcover. 56 pages. Text in English and French. Presents the history of CFS Mont Apica which officially opened in 1952. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos of the station and the people who operated it. Brilliant silver lettering and decoration upon front board. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1977. First Edition.
Report on an Exploration in the Yukon District, N.W.T. And Adjacent Northern Portion of British Columbia 1887
By Dawson, George M.; McConnell, R.G
Ottawa: S.E. Dawson (Government of Canada). Paperback. 244 pages. Index. "With extracts relating to the Yukon District from Report on an Exploration in the Yukon and Mackenzie Basins, 1887-88" - from front board. A modified version of the first edition printed in 1888. Printed due to heightened interest in this region resulting from the Klonkike gold discoveries. Includes seven photographic plates, II through VIII. Rebound in heavily worn limp wraps. Usual library markings. Lacking maps. Above-average wear. AB 3734. . Fair. 1898. First Edition Thus.
By Miller, J.R
Canada: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. Paperback. 0802078583 582 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "Destined to be *the* reference work on this subject for years to come. As a thorough, reasoned, and illuminating look at a sorry chapter of Canadian history, it is required reading and long overdue." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Sunning to spine. Binding sound. A quality copy. . Good. 2000. Reprint.
Trader King, as Told to Mary Weekes; The Thrilling Story of Forty years' Service in the North-West Territories, Related By One of the Last of the Old Time Wintering Partners of the Hudson's Bay Company
By Weekes, Mary; King, W. Cornwallis; Janzen, H. (Foreword)
Canada: School Aids and Text Book Publishing. Hardcover. 184 pages. Map. Frontis illustration of subject. Reproductions of black and white photos. "Chief Trader King, who died in 1940, was one of the most fearless and colourful traders of the Canadian North. From the day he landed at York Factory in 1862 until his retirement from the Hudson's Bay Company in 1903 his life was filled with stirring adventure in a vast country where only skilled boatmen could make their way over the water routes from one post to the next and where only expert huntsmen and the most rugged individuals could survive." - from Foreword. Moderate age-toning to contents. Binding intact. Bit of writing in marker atop front free endpaper. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling. A sound copy. Peel (2) 4182. . Fair. 1949. First Edition.
How it All Began: A History of the Kagawong Area Circa 1872-1910 - An Early History of Billings and East Allan Townships Volume I (One)
By Croswell, Helen Tracy; Tracy, Carmen; Tracy, Candy
Canada: NCRL. Paperback. 196 pages. Updated version of the 1977 first edition. Loaded with family histories/geneaological information on many local families. Provides information about some of the early industries and events in Billings and Kagawong. Grainy reproductions of marvelous archival photos. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. . Good. 1989. Revised.
By Arcand, Adrien
Montreal: Les Editions La Verite. Paperback. 141 pages. Text in French. Author was a McGill University educated, Montreal-based journalist, federalist and Canadian National Socialist. He led a series of nationalist political movements in the 1930s and 1940s beginning with the Parti National Social Chretien. In the 1960s he served as pivotal mentor to Ernst Zundel who had recently arrived in Canada from Germany. - from online reference. Original price and publisher's address ink stamped upon title page. Covers now preserved by glossy new mylar (which is not affixed to book). Contents yelllowed with age. Binding intact. A sound copy of this uncommon work. . Fair. 1965. First Edition.
By Ladner, T. Ellis; Ladner, Edna G
Burnaby, BC: Edna G. Ladner. Paperback. 181 pages. Index. "Firsthand accounts of pioneering in the area which, in 1879, became the Municipality of Delta, British Columbia." - subtitle. Average wear. Usual library markings. Binding sound. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1979. First Edition.
By Elliott, Marie
Mayne Island, BC: Gulf Islands Press. Paperback. 0969167407 152 pages. Index. Footnotes. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Includes two voters lists from over one-hundred years ago. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative history. . Good. 1984. First Edition.
By McKelvie, B.A.; Te Quithetahl, Andrew Paulll (Foreword)
Vancouver, B.C.: The Vancouver Daily Province. Hardcover. 65 pages. Bibliography. Reference notes. Colour plates. Portrays the character of Chief Maquinna and the fur traders he dealt with. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1946. Second Printing.
By Club, Fairfax Community
Fairfax, Manitoba: Fairfax Community Club. Paperback. 136 pages. Maps. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Many family histories. Gift greetings upon first blank leaf. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding tender. A worthy copy of this wonderful local history and genealogical reference. . Fair. 1967. First Edition.
By Jagpal, Sarjeet Singh
Canada: Harbour. Hardcover. 1550171089 167 pages. Index. Reference notes. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "A rich, intricate history of Canada's Sikhs, told in their own words and illustrated with their precious family photographs and documents, which are published here for the first time." - from dust jacket. Clean with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Please note: frequent underlining and other markings to contents, otherwise a sound copy of this important work. . Very Good. 1994. First Edition.
Southern Baffin Island: An Account of Exploration, Investigation and Settlement During the Past Fifty Years - with Appendix "The Crossing of Baffin Island to Foxe Basin by Bernard A. Hantzsch in 1910"
By Millward, A.E.; Rosenmuller, M. (Appendix); Anderson, M.B.A. (Translator)
Ottawa: Department of the Interior, Government of Canada. Paperback. 130 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Thirty-nine reproductions of black and white photos. Fifteen maps, four of which fold out. Heavily worn. Prior owner's lavishly handwritten details upon first blank leaf. Covers almost loose. Taped repairs to spine. Contains summaries of the work done, 1882-1928, by various expeditions, Church of England missions, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Dept. of the Interior and Geological Survey of Canada, in opening up the country, and providing new maps and information. [AB 2751] . Fair. 1930. First Edition.
The 48th (Forty-Eighth) Highlanders of Toronto - Canadian Militia - The Origin and History of This regiment, and a Short Account of the Highland Regiments from time to Time Stationed in Canada
By Fraser, Alexander
Toronto: E.L. Ruddy. Hardcover. 128 pages including thirty-two magnificent pages of vintage Toronto ads at back. Black and white photographic plates. List of Officers. Roll of Honour. Music and words to the regimental march "Highland Laddie". Printed upon coated paper. Usual library markings. Average wear. Binding taped at front hinge and title page. A worthy reference copy of this wonderful reference. . Good. 1900. First Edition.