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Stories from Pacific & Arctic Canada

By Andreas Schroeder and Rudy Wiebe (editors)

Macmillan of Canada, 1974. 284 pp includes biographical notes. Stories from Malcolm Lowry, Veberley Mitchell, Ethel Wilson, Anne Marriott, Audrey Thomas, Jack Hodgins, Jane Rule, J. Michael Yates, Robert Harlow, George McWhirter, Gladys Hindmarch, Sean Virgo, paul St. Pierre, E. B. Perrault, M. Allerdale Grainger, George Payerle, Thierry Mallet, Anthony Dienheim, James Houston, Harold Horwood, R. J. Brunt, Jack London, Rudy Wiebe and Andreas Schroeder. Softcover has a couple of dots of stain, a small crease to bottom back corner, crease to spine. Cover painting by Robert J. Anderson. No former owner's name. Text is clean. No noticed corner folds or tears. A great read.. Mass Market Paperback. Good.

$7.00

Colombo's Book of Marvels

By John Robert Colombo

Toronto: NC Press Limited, 1979. 208 pp + index. 133 unusual entries of Canadian Marvels. ".from Albertosaurus (a dinosaur found in Western Canada) to ZR-5 (a dirigible that explored the "polar opening"). Alphabetical entries. Cover illustration by David Shaw, Frontispiece by Ludwig Zeller. A fun and interesting book. Softcover has a bit of crinkling to back along front edge.but is otherwise quite nice. No former owner's name. Text is clean, secure, unmarked.. Presumed First. Soft Cover. 9 x 6.

$10.00

Vulcan : The Making of a Prairie Community

By Voisey, Paul

Toronto, ON, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1988. 341 pp includes index. #43 in the Social History of Canada series. "The frontier represented a clean slate, where any and all things might be possible. Thus the pioners replaced the nineteenth-century vision of the west as potential garden to be cultivated by happy yeomen and their families with one more suitable to the progressive era; the frontier now emerged as the most logical place to launch a modern civilization committed to scientific principles, business efficency, and progress." Yellow softcover has wee bumps to corners. Former owner's name inside front cover. 3 pages near back of text with neat orange highlighting. Extensive notes. Text is secure. A nice copy.. Soft Cover. Good - V. Good. 9 x 6.

$12.00