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Weekend Magazine, December (Dec.) 3, 1966, Vol. 16, No. 49: When Miss Canada Was Pure, Plump and Proud / John Lennon Goes to War
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Weekend Magazine, December (Dec.) 3, 1966, Vol. 16, No. 49: When Miss Canada Was Pure, Plump and Proud / John Lennon Goes to War

By Klyn, Doyle; Harrington, Michael Francis; O'Brien, Andy; Burns, Lt.-Gen. E.L. M.Scarlett, Robert W.; Smith, Philip; Oliver, Margo; Franklin, Stephen; McCracken, Melinda

Victoria, BC: Victoria Daily Times. Paperback. 64 pages. Features: The U.S.S.R. and I - colour-photo-illustrated article describes what it's like to be a tourist in the Soviet Union; Fantastic one-page colour-photo ad for the 1967 Dodge Dart, red - convertible and black hardtop; When the Cable Came to Heart's Content - one hundred years ago the ship 'Great Eastern' linked Newfoundland with Europe; Snow Cruiser snowmobile half-page colour-photo ad; Let's Give The All Assists - a discussion of how assists are awarded in the NHL; Nice one-page colour-photo ad for the line of C.C.M. sports products; Lt.-Gen. E.L.M. Burns discusses what hope he sees for peace in the nuclear age; Vintage one-page colour toy ad for Eldon Road Racing Sets and new Eldon Tinyrooms; Centrefold colour ad for Parker Pens; My Pet Tarantula - Robert Scarlett describes his pet, one of 2,500 insects, butterflies and spiders in his collection; Safe Driving Week - A Sad Report on how Canadian motorists die; Great one-page colour-photo ad for Aylmer Soup features two photos of Phyllis Diller; How to Build a Candy House; Nice photo-illustrated article on Brampton radio station CHIC's all-girl team of disk jockeys, Jan Campbell, Marilyn Macdonnell, Penny Machtell and Febby Barnard; (Toy) Dolls Come Alive with Personality; Great photo-illustrated article on Beatle John Lennon going to war as Gripweed in making of the film 'How I Won The War'. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1966. First Edition.

$199.95

Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War
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Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

Canada: The Fort Garry Horse Museum and Archives. Paperback. B004QPFGU4 196 pages. Fold-out map. Reproductions of black and white photos. Reprint of the 1945 first edition. "The story of a regiment's spirit, presented in the hope that the tasks of peace may be shouldered with a wholheartedness worthy of the determination and teamwork which won the war." - from Introduction. Contents include: Prelude in Britain; The Atlantic Wall; Normandy Bridgehead; Break-Through; Pursuit; Fortress Boulogne; The West Scheldt; Dutch Interlude; The Siegfried Line; We March to Oldenburg. Signed by three members of the military atop first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked. Some curl to front cover, otherwise moderate wear. A sound copy. ISBN 0969949200. . Good. 1995. Reprint.

$129.95

Maclean's Magazine, 18 June, 1966 - Cape Breton Sunken Treasure
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Maclean's Magazine, 18 June, 1966 - Cape Breton Sunken Treasure

By Edmonds, Alan; Earl, Lawrence; Ruddy, Jon; Stephenson, Bill; Gray, Grattan; Edmonds, Alan; Marshall, Douglas; al, et

Toronto: Maclean-Hunter Limited. Paperback. 56 pages. Features: How the French pay ship Le Chameau gave up its fortune to divers Alex Storm, Dave MacEachern and Harvey MacLeod off the coast of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia - great colour photos with article; Harold Wilson - My, how he's changed!; Michael Langham - this quiet man has been the Stratford Festival's undisputed monarch for 11 years; They learn to live with drinking parents; What's Next - a Canadian Tennis Star? - Bob Puddicombe, Bob Bardsley, Barry Shakespeare, Bob Moffat, Vic Rollins, Don McCormick; Divorce, Mexican Style - our reporter zips through the charade of a Juarez divorce to prove a point - but hundreds of Canadians do it in earnest; "You're a Damn Lying Scoundrel" - the last fatal duel to be fought in Canada between John Wilson and Robert Lyon; Vintage colour ad for Honda automobiles - convertible and G.T. Fastback Coupe; Canadiana with Gerald Stevens; Back cover ad by Carling introduces their 9 brewmasters. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1966. First Edition.

$199.95

The Window of Our Memories
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The Window of Our Memories

By Carter, Velma & Akill, Wanda Leffler

Canada: Black Cultural Research Society. Paperback. B003EP8XXY 88 pages. Reproductions of many black and white archival photos. "Most of the pioneers discussed in this book came from Oklahoma during a wave of western settlement from 1908 to 1914, but they were not Alberta's first black pioneers..." - from introduction. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$99.95

Voyages from Montreal to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in the Years 1789 and 1793
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Voyages from Montreal to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in the Years 1789 and 1793

By Mackenzie, Sir Alexander

Edmonton, Alberta: Imprint unknown. Hardcover. 088830045X 414 pages. Facsimile reprint of the 1801 edition. Fold-out maps. "One of the most remarkable and historically important journals of early North American exploration." - from dust jacket. Top three inches of front free endpaper neatly removed. Prior owner's blind stamp atop half-title page. Very light wear to clean and unmarked book and price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. . Very Good. 1971. First Hurtig Edition.

$199.95

Glenbow, November (Nov.) 1969, Vol. 2, No. 6 - Official Opening of Glenbow-Alberta Art Gallery
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Glenbow, November (Nov.) 1969, Vol. 2, No. 6 - Official Opening of Glenbow-Alberta Art Gallery

By Jameson, Sheilagh S.

Calgary, AB, Canada: Glenbow-Alberta Institute. Paperback. 8 pages. Features: Whaling Artifacts discovered on island in Hudson's Bay; Fort Calgary Discovered; Calgary Movie Companies; Reproduction of ad for movie "Back To God's Country"; Annual Report. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1969. First Edition.

$39.95

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ended 31st December 1927 Being an Account of Mining Operations for Gold, Coal, Etc. In the Province of British Columbia
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Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ended 31st December 1927 Being an Account of Mining Operations for Gold, Coal, Etc. In the Province of British Columbia

By Columbia, Province of British

Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia. Paperback. B0027P352Q 504 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Fold-out maps. Maps in text. Obituary for William Sloan, B.C. Minister of Mines for over eleven years. "Statistical tables provide the total mineral production of the Province and show by Districts and Divisions the output of the various metals and minerals for the year 1927 and comparative figures for previous years. The reports of the Resident Mining Engineers give much information about the progress of mining, development, and prospecting throughout the province. The reports of the Inspectors of Mines cover fully coal-mining in British Columbia." - Provincial Mineralogist. A comprehensive and extremely informative snapshot of the state of mining in B.C. in 1927, the archival photos and maps being of particular value. Average external wear and soiling. Blue card covers nearly detached from textblock. Unmarked. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1928. First Edition.

$249.95

Helicopters: The British Columbia story
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Helicopters: The British Columbia story

By Corley-Smith, Peter

British Columbia: Published in association with the British Columbia Provincial Museum. Paperback. 0969070357 157 pages including index and bibliography. Illustrated in black and white and colour. "Many first-hand experiences bring this exciting and dramatic story to life. Extensively illustrated with vintage photographs." - from back cover of later printing. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound reading copy. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$39.95

Some Died at Ortona: The Royal Canadian Regiment in Action in Italy 1943, A Diary
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Some Died at Ortona: The Royal Canadian Regiment in Action in Italy 1943, A Diary

Canada: Np. Paperback. B000YNZ1KM 223 pages. Glossary. Author's personal diary from 11 July to 31 December 1943. "When the 1st Canadian Infantry Division landed in Sicily on 10 July 1943 the author was the only officer in the Royal Canadian Regiment with battle experience, having served in North Africa on exchange with the 2nd Battalion London Irish Rifles. He proved his battle worthiness many times in the following months as his fellow Royal Canadians will remember." - from Foreword. Heavily-worn former library copy. Title page not included. Reading copy only. (Cooke page 170) . Fair. 1983. First Edition.

$69.95

The Sooke Story: The History and the Heartbeat
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The Sooke Story: The History and the Heartbeat

By History Book Committee (Signed By Elida Peers)

Sooke, BC, Canada: Sooke Region Museum. Hardcover. 096949422X Signed and inscribed by Elida Peers, a member of the Sooke History Book Committee, upon front free endpaper. Copy number 382 of this limited edition. 433 pages. Index. Bibliographic notes. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean and bright with light wear. A nice copy of this wonderful reference. . Very Good. 1999. First Edition.

$169.95

Early days: A record of the early days of the Provincial Air Service of Ontario, of the men and the ships they flew
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Early days: A record of the early days of the Provincial Air Service of Ontario, of the men and the ships they flew

By Dillon, J. C

Canada: Ontario Dept. of Lands and Forests. Paperback. B0006EW30A 32 pages. Reprint of the 1961 first edition. Black and white reproductions of many archival photos. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Fair. 1964. Reprint.

$129.95

Simmie Saga
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Simmie Saga

Saskatchewan: Simmie and District History Book Club. Hardcover. B005VTR0GW 790 pages. Glossary. Index. Hundreds of reproductions of archival black and white photos. Illustrated endpapers. "We have attempted to record the heroic achievements of our pioneers and those who came later. We have tried to bridge the gap until today, to set on paper all the information that was gathered and so preserve it... The land that they worked so hard to tame, has now become our own." - from Preface. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Partial lean to spine. A sound copy of this magnificent historical and genealogical reference. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$299.95

Oasis (B.C. / British Columbia) Reunion 1937-1989
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Oasis (B.C. / British Columbia) Reunion 1937-1989

By Simister, Carol; Langille, Anna; al, et

Canada: Oasis Reunion Committee. Paperback. 30 pages. "Graphically presents a general history of the community of Oasis, B.C. through the eyes of some of the citizens who contributed writings or information about the community." - from page 1. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1989. First Edition.

$129.95

Glenbow, March (Mar.) - April (Apr.) 1972, Vol. 5, No. 2 - Jean McWilliam
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Glenbow, March (Mar.) - April (Apr.) 1972, Vol. 5, No. 2 - Jean McWilliam

By Barrass, Georgeen

Calgary, AB, Canada: Glenbow-Alberta Institute. Paperback. 8 pages. Features: North With Peace River Jim; Territorial Records; Photographic Essays; Jean McWilliam; New School Program. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1972. First Edition.

$39.95

Alberta History and Its predecessor Alberta Historical Review Cumulative Index, 1953-2006
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Alberta History and Its predecessor Alberta Historical Review Cumulative Index, 1953-2006

By Jobson, Valerie K.

Calgary, AB, Canada: Historical Society of Alberta. Paperback. 244 pages. "To celebrate the centennial of its founding in 1907, the Historical Society presents this new index to cover all issues from 1953 to the end of 2006... Contains all articles listed by the author's last name and by title. Also includes names of all people mentioned in articles and photo captions, listed by their last name. Contains most place-names, including cities, towns, villages, forts, lakes, rivers, and some mountains, passes, hills, trails, buildings and other structures. Names of businesses and organizations have been indexed where relevant" - from Foreword. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Tight and square. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 2007. First Edition.

$149.95

Glenbow, July - August (Aug.), 1972, Vol. 5, No. 4 - Go West Young Man
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Glenbow, July - August (Aug.), 1972, Vol. 5, No. 4 - Go West Young Man

By Jameson, Sheilagh S.

Calgary, AB, Canada: Glenbow-Alberta Institute. Paperback. 8 pages. Features: Cover photo of Gust Johanson, a Vulcan merchant, and his travelling butcher shop; Go West Young Man - letters written by John D. Higinbotham in 1885; Annual Report. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1972. First Edition.

$39.95

The Only History of Two Island Lake, Volume One (1 / I)
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The Only History of Two Island Lake, Volume One (1 / I)

By Chapman, David M. (Signed)

Canada: Self-Published. Paperback. 0886630355 Signed and inscribed by author inside front cover. 362 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Thirty-three kilometres by road, northwest of Thunder Bay, is Two Island Lake where happy campers while away their days. These are their stories." - from Introduction. "A rollicking romp through the recesses of a rural retreat with egregiously eccentric editorial exegeses."- from back cover. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A quality copy of this engaging work. . Good. 2002. First Edition.

$199.95

Dangerous Patriots: Canada's Unknown Prisoners of War
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Dangerous Patriots: Canada's Unknown Prisoners of War

By Repka, Kathleen; Repka, William

Canada: New Star Books. Paperback. 091957307X 249 pages. "Few Canadians have ever heard of Kananaskis, but it has a primary place in any honest history of this country. It was there in 1940, in a camp designed for prisoners-of-war, that left-wing Canadians were interned without trial for two years. One of them was William Repka."- June Callwood. Gift greetings atop half-title page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Minor moisture exposure to lower corner. A sound copy. . Good. 1982. First Printing.

$39.95

Hear the pennies dropping
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Hear the pennies dropping

By Whilsmith, Gwyneth J

Canada: Gunbyfield Publishing. Paperback. 0921078005 158 pages. Signed by author atop title page. Reproductions of photos in text. "Account of a family's capacity to bear hardship and share blessings when blessings were few and hardship all too common. The author's family left Ontario in 1913 to settle in Brock, Saskatchewan, where they endured the Great Depression." - from back cover. Gift greetings atop title page. Light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1987. First Edition.

$39.95

Homesteading and Stump Farming on the West Coast 1880-1930
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Homesteading and Stump Farming on the West Coast 1880-1930

By Lambert, Barbara Ann

Canada: FriesenPress. Paperback. 1460277759 328 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Conveys the rich history of the Sunshine Coast. From Saltery Bay to Lund, this work evokes the struggles and triumphs of those who once lived in this place the author calls 'paradise'." Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 2015. First Edition.

$39.95

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