Golden, British Columbia: Golden and District Historical Society. Hardcover. 1550567152 420 pages. Documents the history and families of Golden and the Columbia Valley district of British Columbia. Chapters include: Native Peoples; Business; Transportation; Logging; Trapping Guiding and Hunting; Mining; Agriculture; Churches; Schools; Hospitals and Health Care; Clubs and Organizations; Sports Social Activities; Law Enforcement and the Military; Families; Swiss Guides and their Families; Neighbours to the East, West and South. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 2000. First Edition.
Canada: Provincial Museum of Alberta. Hardcover. 1895073812 363 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "Examines the many ways in which the war affected the people of Alberta, and shaped the society in which they lived. Published to complement a traveling exhibit of the same name, and to allow several of those who served in uniform to communicate directly to the reader the nature of their experience." - from dust jacket. Book as new. Very light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1995. First Edition.
Canada: Deneau and Greenberg. Hardcover. 0888790236 243 pages. Index. Bibliography. Reprodutions of archival black and white photos. "Draws together, for the first time in one volume, all the many threads with which the history of Hansard has been woven." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Very Good. 1980. First Edition.
Canada: Toni Graeme. Paperback. 0973297409 72 pages. Oblong 7.5" x 9.5". Printed upon glossy stock. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. . Fine. 2009. First Edition.
Toronto: The Ryerson Press. Hardcover. 265 pages. Index. Footnotes. Many excellent black and white photographic plates. Map endpapers. "This is the story of the Canadian Corps - how it was contributed from negligible beginnings by a country small in terms of population, and how it grew into a formidable fighting machine that achieved a reputation second to none in the First World War." - from dust jacket. Binding sound. Average wear to book and dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Newspaper review laid-in. A sound copy. . Good. 1965. First Edition.
Canada: School Aids and Text Book Publishing. Paperback. B01B2KWKMC 62 pages. Presents thirty-one ballads penned by a Canadian prisoner of war in Germany's Oflag VII/B during WWII "...in the belief that they may be of some interest to the folks in Canada, and that our friends at home may get some inkling of the things we do and the things we think about behind the old barbed wire." - from page 3. Ominous cover art depicts large Nazi boot treading on silhouette of POW behind barbed wire. Reproduction of the author's POW photo on page 6. Photo of the Pipe Band of Oflag VII/B on page 30 includes Brigadier W. Southam (Canada). Sketch of Oflag VII-B on page 62. Dedicated to the men of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, and the South Saskatchewan Regiment. Neatly written gift greetings upon flyleaf suggest this copy was presented to the loved one of a casualty of WWII. Average external wear and soiling. Minor age-toning to periphery of pages. Binding intact. By simply holding and viewing this precious wartime memento one is struck with sombre and reverent emotion. . Good. 1944. First Edition.
Canada: Okanagan Historical Society. Paperback. 284 pages. Includes sixteen-page index of the first twenty-nine issues of this report - an invaluable reference tool. Many reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. The dozens of articles include such titles as: Edgar Emeny; The Bassetts of Okanagan; The Okanagan Language; Hector Whitaker; The Story of the Postill Family; Max Herman Ruhmann; William (Bill) Ruhmann; The Joyce Hostel; Hugh Charles Musgrove Leir; Robert Carswell; Mr. & Mrs. W.J. Woods; Pioneer Canadian Nurse; William and Mary Rice; and many more. Year written on spine, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1966. First Edition.
Canada: Canadian Pulp and Paper Association. Paperback. 1895288142 129 pages. Footnotes. Glossary. Index. Maps. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos in text. Colour frontispiece illustration depicts logging equipment on shore of Loch Ness. "Covers the experiences of the thirty companies of the CFC from their mobilization across Canada to their operations throughout the Scottish Highlands and ultimate return to Canada." - from back cover. Small name written atop half-title page. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this important reference. . Good. 1991. First Edition.
Canada: Canadian Inst of Strategic Studies. Paperback. 0919769659 274 pages. List of background reading. Abbreviations. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. Signed and inscribed atop title page by author to fellow military academic Reg (Reginald H. Roy) of the University of Victoria. "The story of Canada's scientists and engineers who toiled endless hours in the name of the war effort... The stories in this book, many of them first-hand accounts, give us a glimpse of their hard work and triumphs during a war they had to win." - from back cover. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. Binding tight. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1997. First Edition.
Ottawa: Maclean, Roger & Co.. Hardcover. B01B2KVSJ8 504 pages including 38 pages of fascinating advertisements at back. Includes obituaries and index of names. Topics of particular note include the Pacific Railway question and a very full chapter on the Militia. Front board, front free endpaper and title page detached as one, but present. Back board and last two leafs detached as one. Page listing leaders of Canada's federal and provincial governments loose but present. Usual library markings. Average wear. Requires rebinding. A wonderful piece of Canadian history. . Fair. 1880. First Edition.
Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Hardcover. 0889201145 246 pages. Provides 3,299 references. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. As new. . Fine. 1983. First Edition.
Toronto: W.S. Johnston & Co'y Printers. Hardcover. 255 pages. Three maps. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. Author was Captain of the 43rd Battalion, Ottawa and Carleton Rifles, and personally witnessed raids on the Niagara frontier in 1866 and 1870. "I have endeavored to fully cover the subject, and put on record the splendid service which our gallant vounteers rendered to their country." - from Preface. Gilt lettering and adornment upon front board. Contents toned with age. Binding shaken but intact aside from narrow opening at page 255. Somewhat above-average external wear with white discolouration to bottom corner of back board. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1910. First Edition.
British Columbia: Okanagan Historical Society. Paperback. B00B1LWOTC 174 pages. Dozens of articles including: The Late Sir Edward Oliver Wheeler, M.C.; Okanagan Indian Sweat House; Captain George Estabrooks; Tribute to Mrs. Annie Louise Knowles; The Bassett Story; The rocky Mountain Rangers; John Conroy; George Heggie; Motoring to the World Fair, 1915; Stenwyken; Father Pandosy; The First Sawmill and First Gristmill; Fruit Industry Before 1910; and many more. Numerous reproductions of wonderful black and white archival photos. Average wear. Year written on spine, otherwise unmarked. Binding intact. Contents moderately tanned with age. A sound copy. . Good. 1962. First Edition.
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada: BMG Pub. Paperback. 0920254063 147 pages. Pulling no punches, author documents the astonishing transformation, since 1967, of the population mix in what once was known as English Canada. "Failing the emergence of a politician or politicians who will speak for English Canada, only massive public protest will change the course of events." Above-average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1979. First Edition.
Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press. Hardcover. 0773515062 460 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "Documents for the first time the evolution of a distinctive Canadian naval identity." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1996. First Edition.
Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton Artists'. Paperback. 096913441X 224 pages. Index. Extensive footnotes and lists of names in Appendix. Oblong 11" x 9.5". Profusely illustrated in black and white. Printed upon glossy stock. "By making this book and organizing the accompanying exhibition, we wanted to provide a historical context in which the present day activity of artists and arts orgainzations in Hamilton might be examined and appreciated." - from Preface. . Good. 1986. First Edition.
British Columbia: Okanagan Historical Society. Paperback. 203 pages. Many archival black and white photos reproduced in text. Dozens of interesting articles including: George Howard Dunn; Deadwood Camp; The Polio Epidemic of 1927; Early Records of Salmon Valley and Glenemma Schools; John Armstrong MacKelvie; Thomas Gray of Mara; S.S. Naramata; William Robinson McCluskey; Thomas Dolman Shorts; The Valley's First Machine Shop; The Quaedvlieg Family; Ernest Sammet; The Late Manuel Bercelo; and many more. Year written on spine, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1965. First Edition.
Washington, D.C.: Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army. Hardcover. 432 pages. Index. Biographical Notes. List of Abbreviations. Chart. Tables. Fourteen reproductions of black and white photos in text. Color map of Canada, Alaska and Greenland stored in back pocket. Describes in detail how Canada and the United States joined to thwart the Axis threat and stresses the very significant work of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, Canada-United States. Inside front board a 9.25" x 6.25" typed presentation letter, dated 16 February 1960, to Lieutenant General Samuel Findlay Clark, Canadian Army, is signed by L.L. Lemnitzer, Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Letter was originally glued inside front board but is now loose. Yellow glue discoloration to perimeter of letter and front fixed endpaper. Light wear and no markings to this extraordinary association copy. . Very Good. 1959. First Edition.
Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press. Hardcover. 0773522530 330 pages. Index and list of published sources. Black and white illustrations and maps. "Peter Dease's journal, reproduced in full, is supplemented by a brief introduction to each section and detailed annotations that clarify and elaborate the text. By including relevant correspondence to and from expedition members, Barr captures the original wods of the participants, offering insights into the character of both Dease and Simpson and making clear what really happened on this successful expedition." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings from distant relative of Dease atop title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2002. First Edition.
Canada: Boston Mills Pr. Hardcover. 0919822355 180 pages. Fold-out drawing. "Attempts to unravel some of the mysteries about the Arrow and expose the reader to some of its lesser known facts." - from dust jacket. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photography. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Bordart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1985. Reprint.