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Smoky Peace triangle : a history of the Eaglesham, Tangent, Watino and Codesa Areas
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Smoky Peace triangle : a history of the Eaglesham, Tangent, Watino and Codesa Areas

By EAGLESHAM HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE

Eaglesham, Alberta: Eaglesham History Book Committee. Hardcover. 088925916X 421 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A wonderful copy. . Fine. 1991. First Edition.

$349.95

A Cross in the Clearing, a History of annaheim and District (Saskatachewan)1903-1980
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A Cross in the Clearing, a History of annaheim and District (Saskatachewan)1903-1980

By Lizze, Simon, Editor

Melfort, Saskatchewan: Phillips Publishers. Hardcover. B00B18WHLA 399 pages. Index. Maps. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this exceptionally informative genealogical reference for Annaheim, Saskatchewan and district. . Very Good. 1980. First Edition.

$299.95

Beyond the Old Bone Trail
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Beyond the Old Bone Trail

By Davies, Evan; Vaughan, Aled

London: Cassell. Hardcover. 172 pages. "At 22 the author left his native Wales for the New World - for Canada. This is the story of pioneer settlers, told by a man who saw and survived the loneliness and cruelty of the untamed Canadian prairies." - from dust jacket (not included with this copy). Somewhat above-average wear. Remainder mark to bottom of textblock otherwise unmarked. Binding intact. Spine leaning. A worthy reference copy of this important history. . Fair. 1960. First Edition.

$399.95

William Tyrrell of Weston
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William Tyrrell of Weston

By Morrison, Edith Lennox; Middleton, J.E

Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited. Hardcover. 152 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Subject was a prime mover in the early development of Ontario. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Fading/sunning to light green cloth-covered boards. A sound copy. . Good. 1937. First Edition.

$299.95

Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Halton, Ontario
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Illustrated Historical Atlas of the County of Halton, Ontario

By Cumming, Ross: Editor

Port Elgin, Ontario: Ross Cumming & Sons. Hardcover. 72 pages. Reprint of the 1877 first edition published by Walker & Miles of Toronto. Contains twenty-eight maps, thirty-two portraits of dignitaries, thirty-seven illustrations of residences, and twenty-six illustrations of local businesses and views. Pages 53 through 72 provide written information including: lists of the County and town officers, agricultural production, educational statistics, population, descriptions of some of the principal towns and villages of the County, and dozens of biographical sketches. Large handsome gilt decoration and lettering upon black front board. Average external wear. Prior owner's neat signature upon front free endpaper. Binding open at page 57 and partially at index. An invaluable guide to the early history of Halton County. Dimensions: 18" x 12.5" . Fair. 1971. Reprint.

$499.95

Scarlet to Green: A History of Intelligence in the Canadian Army 1903-1963
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Scarlet to Green: A History of Intelligence in the Canadian Army 1903-1963

By Elliot, Major S. R

Canada: Canadian Intelligence and Security Assn.. Hardcover. 096905470X 769 pages. Black and white illustrations. "... Clearly describes the cycle of 'boom and bust' through which the formal organization passed over a period of 60 years. As such, it shows the need for a strong, efficient, dedicated, and professional Intelligence staff at each level of Canada's armed forces." - from Foreword. Average wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Gift greetings atop from free endpaper. Blindstamp of Dan M. Bjarnason, presumably the CBC journalist, upon title page. Minimal markings to contents. Museum discard stamp upon bottom edge. A sound copy of this important reference. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$399.95

Hammerstone
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Hammerstone

By Fletcher, Olivia

Canada: Apple Press. Paperback. 0969396007 149 pages. Signed by author upon title page. Glossary. Bibliography. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Presents the history of Hornby Island beginning three-hundred and fifty million years ago. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. . Good. 1989. First Edition.

$49.95

Life with the Esquimaux - A Narrative of Arctic Experience in Search of Survivors of Sir John Franklin's Expedition
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Life with the Esquimaux - A Narrative of Arctic Experience in Search of Survivors of Sir John Franklin's Expedition

By Hall, Captain Charles Francis

Canada: M.G. Hurtig. Hardcover. 547 pages. With maps, coloured illustrations, and one hundred wood cuts. Scarlet cloth-covered boards wonderfully preserved. Light overall wear. Few drops of soiling to edges of textblock. Map missing from inside back free endpaper. Front hinge starting. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1970. First Hurtig Edition.

$49.95

A Bit of Okanagan History
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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.

$129.95

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

$149.95

Chelmsford 1883-1983
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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.

$299.95

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

$149.95

William Notman: The stamp of a studio
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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.

$299.95

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

$149.95

Hammonds Plains: The first hundred years
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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.

$199.95

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

$149.95

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

$149.95

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

$169.95

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
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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.

$49.95

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

$149.95

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