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"I Was There" certificate

by ULUSCHAK, Edd (illus.)

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Published
1969
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Fine
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$25.00

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Edmonton, AB: The Journal, Edmonton, Alberta, 1969. Fine. 26 cm one-sided "certificate" states that Allen, Karen, Jeff & Greg lived through Edmonton's record cold spell Jan. 7 - Feb.1, 1969. Names of children handwritten. B&w drawings of igloo, snowman, car encased in ice, St. Bernard with keg of brandy, falling pedestrians, snow shovelers, and other very cold Edmontonians… Read more
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The Thirteenth One: A Prairie Family's Adventures in Early 20th Century Canada

by REGAN, Denyse Gervais

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Attic Books
Published
2010
Condition
new
Edition
Second printing
ISBN
9780981339801
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$20.00

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Printed by The Aylmer Express, 2010. Second printing. Softcover. new. viii, 320 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Signed by author inside front cover.
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History of Manitoba from the Earliest Settlement to 1835

by GUNN, Donald

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Published
1880
Condition
Very good
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$350.00

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Ottawa: MacLean, Roger & Co. , 1880. Hardcover. Very good. xxii, 482p. 23 cm. Brown hardcover binding with black design and gold impressing on front board and spine, blind impressing on back board. Yellow endpapers. A little wear to spine and corners of boards. Front hinge repaired internally. Inscription dated Nov. 11, 1881 on front endpapers indicating the… Read more
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A Trip to Manitoba; Or, Roughing it on the Line

by FITZGIBBON, Mary

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Published
1880
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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Toronto: Rose-Belford, 1880. Hardcover. Good. xvi, [1], 14-267 p. 19 cm. Green cloth with black and gold impressing. Corners worn, slight spine lean, tears in spine ends, some general shelf wear, stains or discolouration on rear cover. Some spots and stains within. The author describes Fort William, Duluth, the prairie, Winnipeg, Icelandic emigrants, "half-breeds;" dog trains; Lord and… Read more
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The Peace River Country and McKenzie Highway: Historical and Tourist Guide

by GUILTNER, J. C.

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Published
nd. ca. 1963
Condition
Very good +
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J. C. Guiltner, nd. ca. 1963. Softcover. Very good +. 336 p. 21 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Covers darkened.
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Winnipeg: Canada's Convention City

by The Publicity Bureau of Winnipeg and Manitoba

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Published
ca. 1928
Condition
Near fine
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$45.00

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Winnipeg: The Publicity Bureau of Winnipeg and Manitoba, ca. 1928. Near fine. 20 cm. Many b&w illustrations including aerial view. Light wear.
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Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba, Canada viewbook

by PELLISSIER, Raoul (illus.)

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Published
nd. ca. 1930s
Condition
Near fine
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$35.00

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Toronto: Intaglio Gravure Ltd, nd. ca. 1930s. Staplebound. Near fine. 16 sepia plates in staplebound paper covers with cut-out front. 16 x 23 cm. Comes with original envelope. Scratch in Gardens page. Pics of Clear Lake, Wasagaming buildings, museum, air view, beach, etc.
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The Peace River Trail

by BEZANSON, A. M.

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Published
1907
Condition
ex library-fair
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$75.00

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Edmonton, Alberta: The Journal Co., 1907. Card covers. ex library-fair. 73 p. 28 cm. B&w photos. Fold-out map inside rear cover. Grey card covers with green and black illustration. Spine repaired with white tape. Book detached from covers. Rear cover discoloured with small hole in lower half. Stained first page. Library ink stamp rear of title page. … Read more
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Goldrock Gus: The Story Of The Legendary Prospector Who Pioneered The Whiteshell

by Wright Pocketbooks

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Published
nd
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Steinbach, Manitoba: Wright Pocketbooks, nd. Staplebound. Very good. 40 p. 21 cm. Staplebound softcover. Staples rusting a bit, some light soiling to exterior. Inside clean. Refers to Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba.
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Prize List, The Inter-Provincial Fair Brandon, Manitoba July 20th to 24th 1914

by Western Agricultural and Arts Association of Manitoba

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
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$60.00

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Brandon, MB: Western Agricultural and Arts Association of Manitoba, 1914. Softcover. Good. 120 p. 20 cm. B&w illustrations. Brown softcover. Dark mark on front cover. Some wear, especially to spine ends. Some foxing or staining to pages, mainly beginning and end. Lists fair directors, rules for entries, harness racing rules, rules for various categories eg. horses, cattle,… Read more
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The Calgary Stampede Story

by KENNEDY, Fred

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Published
1952
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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T. Edwards Thonger, 1952. First Edition. Softcover. Very good +. 236 p. 31 cm. B&w photos. Softcover. Light edge wear and faint soiling. Signed by author on title page. Includes programme and ticket for 1949 Stampede. Topics: The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth; birth of the Stampede; Victory Stampede 1919; Prince of Wales Cowboy; Livestock Show;… Read more
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Down Memory Lane in Colchester

by Glenbow Alberta Institute

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Published
Feb. 1980
Condition
Near fine
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Glenbow Alberta Institute, Feb. 1980. Softcover. Near fine. 347 p. 28 cm. B&w maps and photos. Card covers.
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Leaves From The Life of a Pioneer: Being the Autobiography of Sometime Senator Emil Julius Meilicke

by MEILICKE, Emil Julius

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Published
1948
Condition
Very good
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Vancouver: Wrigley Printing, 1948. Hardcover. Very good. x, 163 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece portrait, 3 maps, and 4 other b&w illustrations. Red cloth with gold print. Some soiling and discolouration to cloth, slight wear to corners, a little wrinkling to spine. Foreword by Meilicke's children. Includes the authors memories of the homeland (Plonitz, Woldenberg), United States (Minnesota) and… Read more
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Camberley and Cleland School Districts

by Camberley and Cleland History Book Committee

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Published
nd. ca 1988
Condition
Very good +
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$40.00

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Camberley and Cleland History Book Committee, nd. ca 1988. Hardcover. Very good +. viii, 174 p. 28 cm. B&w photos. Blue cloth hardcover with some discolouration to edges.
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From Sod To Silver: Hays 1952-1977

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
1977
Condition
Very good
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1977. Cloth. Very good. 247 p. 29 cm. B&w illustrations. Red cloth hardcover with black and silver impressing. Faint marks on cloth. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. An occasional ink notation.
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Emerging Saskatchewan: The Postal History of Territorial Assiniboia 1882-1905

by THOMPSON, Donald W.; WAGNER, Norman E.

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Published
March 2003
Condition
Fine
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$100.00

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Calgary: Auxano Philatelic Services, March 2003. Spiralbound. Fine. Numerous paginations. 28 cm. Spiral binding. Inscribed by Thompson on title page.
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Drake Past and Present: Making Memories

by Drake History Book Committee

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Attic Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780889255883
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$40.00

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Drake, Sask: Drake History Book Committee, 1987. Cloth. Near fine. viii, 471 p. 29 cm. B&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover with black print. Some marks on rear board. Interior is clean and neat.
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Beaverlodge To The Rockies Supplement

by STACEY, E. C. (ed.)

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Published
1976
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780919213203
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$60.00

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Beaverlodge, Alberta: The Beaverlodge and District Historical Association, 1976. Cloth. Near fine. 349 p. 29 cm. B&w illustrations. Red cloth hardcover with gold print. Faint wear to spine ends and corners. Stacey and three other editors signed p. 3.
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The Red River Expedition

by HUYSHE, Captain G. L.

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Published
1871
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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London/Toronto: Macmillan and Co./Adam, Stevenson and Co., 1871. Cloth. Good. xi, [1], 276 p. 20 cm. Fold-out map frontispiece. 5 other illustrations include 2 more fold-out maps. Brown cloth hardcover. Faded spine with chipped ends. Corners bumped. Bookplate on front pastedown. Front hinge cracked internally and both hinges tender. Foxing. George Lightfoot Huyshe (1839-1874) narrates the… Read more
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Nipawi, on the Saskatchewan River, and its Historic Sites

by MORTON, Arthur S.

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Published
1944
Condition
Near fine
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$35.00

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Ottawa: The Royal Society of Canada, 1944. Staplebound. Near fine. From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Third Series, Section II, Vol. XXXVIII, 1944. Pages 117-136 p. 25 cm. One in-text illustration and two b&w plates at rear.
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