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Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925
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Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925

By Fosty, George; Fosty, Darril

Canada: Nimbus Pub Ltd. Paperback. 1551096951 264 pages. Bibliography. Occasional reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The Coloured Hockey League of the Maritimes was formed in 1895 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Comprised of the sons and grandsons of runaway American slaves, the league helped pioneer the sport of ice hockey. Twenty-five years before the Negro Baseball Leagues and twenty-two years before the birth of the NHL, this league emerged as a premier force in Canadian hockey. The first book ever written on this topic." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy of this fascinating work. . Very Good. 2008. First Edition.

$295.00

Tales from the Shacks : Pere Murray's Notre Dame College, 1927-1975
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Tales from the Shacks : Pere Murray's Notre Dame College, 1927-1975

By Dukes, Richard

Canada: Johnson Gorman Book Publishers. Paperback. 0921835248 438 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "An oral history (1927-1975) of the unique experiences recounted by the men and women of Notre Dame College, affectionately known as the Hounds. Several hundred anecdotes rekindle those extraordinary times." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this wonderful compilation. . Good. 1992. First Edition.

$79.95

Tracer Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 4, November (Nov.), 1944 - Monthly Publication of No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery (B & G) School , R.C.A.F.
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Tracer Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 4, November (Nov.), 1944 - Monthly Publication of No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery (B & G) School , R.C.A.F.

By Meyrick, M.E.; Ross, W.A.: Editors; Tipple, Bob

Macdonald, Manitoba: No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery (B & G) School, R.C.A.F.. Paperback. 40 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. Features: Editorial; Winter Comes to No. 3 B.& G. Nov. 2nd, 1944; The Padre's Page; A Tour of Ops; The "Gen" on Rehabilitation - article with photo of F/L E.L. Rose, Personnel Counsellor; Love in a Kitchen; Station Personalities - photos and brief write-ups of Sgt. "Norm" Milne, Cpl. "Hannah" Halverson, Cpl. "Ralph" Brhelle, and W/C C.C. Taylor; 3-A-2 Trainer; Armament Section; Tid Bits from Turrets; Nice group photo of 8 members of the post office staff; Gunnery II; Turret Armourers - H.V. Dodds, W. MacCallum, J.H. Arnett, N. Copley, B.S. Fry, W.N. Haslam, A.G. Schultz, J. Mathews, G.E. Glenn, and A.W. HAncock; Drogue's Drivel - with photo of 12 unnamed airmen; M.T. Mumblings; Gossip, Introductions, Stories; Article on dental clinic staff with group photo of its six members; Kuthbert's Korner; Sports news; "Male Call" comic. This copy hand-addressed on back cover to the Bonsall family of Westholme, B.C., presumably from their child A.G. Bonsall who was apparently stationed at this camp. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this nostalgic WWII periodical. . Good. 1944. First Edition.

$199.95

The History of the Knox United Church, Prince George, British Columbia (B.C.)
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The History of the Knox United Church, Prince George, British Columbia (B.C.)

By Runnalls, Rev. F.E.

Canada: Prince George Printers Ltd.. Paperback. 140 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Undated but appears to be circa 1986. Average wear. Prior owner's details inside front cover. A sound copy of this informative work. . Good. 1986. Reprint.

$79.95

A Treasure of Memories: A Story of the Monitor and Pemukan Districts in Alberta, Canada (Local History and Families)
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A Treasure of Memories: A Story of the Monitor and Pemukan Districts in Alberta, Canada (Local History and Families)

By Rutledge, Elaine; Kiknes, Marion: Editors

Alberta: Monitor L.A.C.C.. Hardcover. 682 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Prior owner's name and town written atop title page. Minimal markings to contents. Average wear. Faint writing on spine. A sound copy of this incredible genealogical reference. (Krotki 896) . Good. 1975.

$299.95

The Founders of Vancouver (B.C. / British Columbia) 1886 - Our City is Their Monument
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The Founders of Vancouver (B.C. / British Columbia) 1886 - Our City is Their Monument

By City Archives, City Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia; Maitland, Robert R.; Matthews, Major; Annandale, K.F.; Miller, George C.

Canada: City Archives, City Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia. Paperback. 20 page booklet published on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of Vancouver's incorporation as a city, and celebrated with a dinner at the Stanley Park Pavilion, Monday, May 7th, 1956. Includes list of hosts, roll of former Park Commissioners, guests and speeches. Photo and discussion of "The Barkley Chair, 1787". Also included is a five-page list of names and addresses of all surviving pioneers resident in or about Vancouver before the arrival of the first trans-continental passenger train, 23rd May, 1887 (163 invited - 81 attended). Finally, included is a list of the names of all 125 petitioners to the Province of British Columbia to change the name of the Village of Granville to the City of Vancouver in 1886. Printed upon glossy stock with black and white illustrations and reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this interesting piece of Vancouver history. . Good. 1956. First Edition.

$99.95

"What Hath God Wrought?" - The History of the Salvation Army in Canada: 1882 - 1914
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"What Hath God Wrought?" - The History of the Salvation Army in Canada: 1882 - 1914

By Brown, Arnold

Toronto: The Salvation Army Printing and Publishing House. Hardcover. 130 pages pluss x pages of appendices. Black and white photographic plates. Reprint of the 1952 first edition. Average wear to book which bears prior owner's signature atop title page. Binding sound. Chunks missing from dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy copy of this informative reference. . Good. 1957. Reprint.

$69.95

The Brazier: Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Scottish (Regiment) (Princess Mary's) , June 6, 1964 (June 6/64)
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The Brazier: Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Scottish (Regiment) (Princess Mary's) , June 6, 1964 (June 6/64)

By Pearkes, George; Allen, M.W.E.; Ross, Frank M.

Victoria, B.C.: Colonist Printers. Paperback. 20 pages. Many reproductions of black and white photos. Features: Sir Rohan Delacombe visits site of ancestors command; How the Fiftieth Gordon Highlanders Began; Their Final Hogmanay; A Proud Record of Two World Wars 1914-1945; They Served Between the Wars; Chronology; Patton's Man Goes Missing; Regimental Notes; Recollections from the 16th Bn., 2nd Bn., 3rd Bn.; And the Fourth Was Formed; and more. Three small library withdrawal stamps to front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this important Regimental memento. . Very Good. 1964. First Edition.

$99.95

(Vancouver Island) House of Assembly Correspondence Book, August 12th, 1856, to July 6th, 1859 - Archives of British Columbia, Memoir No. IV (4)
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(Vancouver Island) House of Assembly Correspondence Book, August 12th, 1856, to July 6th, 1859 - Archives of British Columbia, Memoir No. IV (4)

By House of Assembly, Government of British Columbia

Victoria, B.C.: King's Printer / Government of British Columbia. Hardcover. 61 pages. "Completes the first series of publications relating to the inauguration and progressive development of the Colonial Government of Vancouver Island. The letters which passed between the Governor, Legislative Council, and the House of Assembly throw light on the working of our earliest Legislature and the public questions of that day." - Scholefield, E. O. S. (in letter of transmittal on page 3). Bevelled beige cloth-covered boards. Pages uncut. Clean and unmarked with remarkably light wear. An excellent copy. (Lowther 1643) . Fine. 1918. First Edition.

$99.95

Pioneers of Vancouver (B.C. / British Columbia / BC) "Before the Train" - 68th Anniversary of Its Incorporation
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Pioneers of Vancouver (B.C. / British Columbia / BC) "Before the Train" - 68th Anniversary of Its Incorporation

By Maitland, Robert R.; Hume, Frederick J.; Thompson, Ronald; Matthews, Major J.S.; Scudamore, F.M.; Holland, R.RoweHamber, Eric W.

Canada: City Archives, City Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia. Paperback. 22-page booklet published on the occasion of the sixty-eighth anniversary of Vancouver's incorporation as a city, and celebrated with a dinner at the Stanley Park Pavilion, Monday, April 5th, 1954. Contents include roll of former Park Commissioners, Roll of Freemen of Vancouver, statements by the hosts of the evening, and list of 188 names and addresses of surviving pioneers from the time of the city's incorporation (79 attended), and more. Printed upon glossy stock with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Average wear. Unmarked A worthy copy of this interesting piece of Vancouver history. . Good. 1954. First Edition.

$69.95

The C.P.R. (CPR / Canadian Pacific Railway) Townsite - Vancouver B.C. (British Columbia / BC)
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The C.P.R. (CPR / Canadian Pacific Railway) Townsite - Vancouver B.C. (British Columbia / BC)

By Hume, Frederick J.; Hermon, James W.; Cook, W.T.; Manson, William; Ogilvie, Miss Isobel; Matthews, Major J.S.

Canada: City Archives, City Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia. Paperback. 22-page booklet published on the occasion of the sixty-seventh anniversary of Vancouver's incorporation as a city, and celebrated with a dinner at the Stanley Park Pavilion, Monday, April 20th, 1953. This copy includes the hand-written name of Mrs. W.H. McLeod on page 3 where she is formally invited to the dinner. Contents include a (written) survey of Vancouver, 1885, statements by the hosts of the evening, photo of sculptor Sydney March (who created the panel as shown on the cover of this booklet), list of 195 names and addresses of surviving pioneers from the time of the city's incorporation (103 attended), and more. Printed upon glossy stock with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Average wear. A sound copy of this engaging piece of Vancouver history. . Good. 1953. First Edition.

$149.95

(Winston) Churchill in Ottawa: Photo-illustrated Text of His Speech to the Parliament of Canada, 30 December 1941
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(Winston) Churchill in Ottawa: Photo-illustrated Text of His Speech to the Parliament of Canada, 30 December 1941

By Churchill, Winston

Ottawa: Director of Public Information, Minister of National War Services, Government of Canada. Paperback. 24 page stapled booklet measuring 7.8" x 5". Splendidly illustrated with reproductions of fifteen black and white photos of Churchill during his visit to Ottawa at the end of 1941. Contains the full text of his speech to the Parliament of Canada, preceded by introductions by its Speaker and Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound copy of this important piece of Canadian WWII history. Not listed in Woods. . Good. 1942. Reprint.

$49.95

Tracer Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, October (Oct.), 1944 - Monthly Publication of No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery (B & G) School , R.C.A.F.
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Tracer Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, October (Oct.), 1944 - Monthly Publication of No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery (B & G) School , R.C.A.F.

By Meyrick, M.E.; Ross, W.A.; Kelly, R.; Hamilton, G.; Gunn, M.: Editors

Macdonald, Manitoba: No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery (B & G) School, R.C.A.F.. Paperback. 48 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. Features: Editorial about the Seventh Canadian Victory Bond Campaign; Sergeants have nothing to do in the flights!; The Padre's Page - The Post-War International Order; Station Personalities - photos and brief write-ups on Cpl. Ron C. Thomas, Cpl. Betty A. Martin, Sgt. Vic S. Latimer, and S/L Vincent L. MacIlroy; Central Sighs; Wedding Bells for Alice Robinson and Ray Cox; Tid Bits from Turrets - with photo of Turret Section Staff; Sidebands; Armament Section; Drogue's Drivel; M.T. Mumblings; Gunnery 1 Pilots; The Knights of Night Servicing; G.I.S. (Gossip, Introductions, Stories) - with photo of G.I.S. (Stage II) Staff; Station Hospital; Officer's Mess Staff; Construction Engineering Comments; Heaquarters Chatter; Photo Pinup of Rita Hayworth; Sports News, with photo of Wally Moffat, Nan Carley, F/O Daverne; Cpl. Gunn, Sgt. Jimmy Greaves, Vic Latimer, Bob Bletcher, Phil Frenkowski, "Steinie" Steinhauer and Bob Forrister; Group photo of G.I.S. (Stage I) Staff; Equipment Quips; and more. Comic on page 46 partially coloured by child, who has also practised their printing on back cover. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very nostalgic WWII periodical. . Good. 1944. First Edition.

$199.95

All Hell for a Basement
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All Hell for a Basement

By Gould, Ed

Medicine Hat, Alberta: City of Medicine Hat. Hardcover. 0969103808 299 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Errata sheet laid inside back board. Reviews the history of Medicine Hat's first hundred years. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1981. First Edition.

$79.95

Land of the Big Goose - A History of Wawa (Ontario) and the Michipicoten Area from 1622 to 1982
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Land of the Big Goose - A History of Wawa (Ontario) and the Michipicoten Area from 1622 to 1982

By Turcott, Agnes W.

Canada: Self-Published. Paperback. 0889254257 124 pages. Originally published in 1962. Many black and white illustrations and reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this informative local history. . Very Good. 1982. Revised Edition.

$39.95

Pride in progress: Chipman, St. Michael, Star, and Districts
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Pride in progress: Chipman, St. Michael, Star, and Districts

By Alberta Rose Historical Society

Canada: Alberta Rose Historical Society. Hardcover. 0889253692 828 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Chapters include: The Early Years; Agriculture; Governments; Towns and Businesses; Education/Schools; Spiritual Life/Churches; Communication and Transportation; Historic Events; Traditions; Clubs and Organizations; The War Years; Sports and Recreation; Familiy Histories; Family Index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A quality copy of this wonderful genealogical reference and local history. . Very Good. 1982. First Edition.

$299.95

Hotcakes to High Stakes: The Chuckwagon Story
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Hotcakes to High Stakes: The Chuckwagon Story

By Nelson, Doug

Canada: Brush Education. Hardcover. 1550590561 192 pages. Glossary. Index. Signed by author upon title page. "The story of the chuckwagon's evolution from mobile kitchen/medical centre for the pioneer cowboy, to its current status as a wheeled 'racing machine,' takes us from the Civil War, along the dusty trails of the cattle drive, to the early days of the rodeo circuit, and all the way to the roar of a crowd cheering on their favourite outfit for $50,000 in 1992." - from dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photography. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1993. First Edition.

$69.95

The Infernal Machine: Investigating the Loyalty of Canada's Citizens
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The Infernal Machine: Investigating the Loyalty of Canada's Citizens

By Hannant, Larry

Toronto: Univ of Toronto Pr. Paperback. 0802072364 330 pages. Index. Extensive footnotes. Reproductions of thirteen archival black and white photos. Relies upon previously classified documents to reveal that Canadian "systematic security screening was launched fifteen years before Gouzenko because the Russian Revolution and the formation of the Communist International in 1919 caused Canadian authorities, particularly the RCMP, to view many citizens with suspiction. The heart of this system was mass fingerprinting, which was both unprecedented and illegal." - from half-title page. Bit of writing atop half-title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this fascinating and well-researched work. . Good. 1995. First Edition.

$199.95

The March of Medicine in Western Ontario
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The March of Medicine in Western Ontario

By Seaborn, Edwin

Toronto: The Ryerson Press. Hardcover. 386 pages. Index. Bibliography. Many black and white illustrations. "A tribute to the able and courageous founders of the Medical Department of the University of Western Ontario with nearly all of whom I was intimately associated and all of whom, sade to relate, have now passed away." - from Foreword. Prior owner's name upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with pleasantly moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this important work. . Good. 1944. First Edition.

$79.95

Out of the Past - Vignettes of Pictou County (Nova Scotia)
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Out of the Past - Vignettes of Pictou County (Nova Scotia)

By Sherwood, Roland H.

Nova Scotia: Coastal Publishers. Paperback. 120 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "Brief stories of Pictou County; told simply and as fully as consistent with the aim of presenting in capsule form the stories of people, places and events that make up the colourful historical background of the County of Pictou." - from Introduction. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this engaging history. . Fair. 1954. First Edition.

$69.95

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