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The Romance of The Prairie Provinces
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The Romance of The Prairie Provinces

By Burt, A. L.

Toronto: W. J. Gage & Co., Limited. Hardcover. B071NZXY4R viii, 272 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations, maps and reproductions of archival photos. "An interesting history is one of the greatest resources a nation may possess. It inspires the soul of patriotism. No country is richer in this source of inspiration than Canada, and of its story no part is more romantic than that of the Prairie Provinces." - Preface. The eighteen chapters include: The First Inhabitants; The First White Men on the Prairie; Life on the Banks of the Red River; How the Riel Rebellion Produced the Province of Manitoba; and more. Publisher's stamp atop front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality vintage copy of this engaging and informative vintage work. Peel [2] 3169, Artibise 16. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$49.95

The Anglican Church in Calvary: Church Activities, 1878 - 1974 - Accounts by Calgary Authors
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The Anglican Church in Calvary: Church Activities, 1878 - 1974 - Accounts by Calgary Authors

Canada: Calgary Century Publications. Paperback. B004LAYFRE iii, 159 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Includes parishes formed up to 1939. An illustrated historical account which was part of the Century Calgary Historical Series. Prior owner's name atop title page. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. Strathern 180. . Good. 1975. First Edition.

$49.95

As the Wheels Turn. a History of Rosalind, Kelsey and Districts (Alberta, Canada).
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As the Wheels Turn. a History of Rosalind, Kelsey and Districts (Alberta, Canada).

Rosalind, Alberta: Rosalind And District History Book Committee. Hardcover. B002CZWQHG viii, 591 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Maps. Index of family names. Listing of names at rest in the Melville Cemetery. "We hope this book will be both interesting and valuable to those who carry on in this community. We hope that through the glimpse into the past which this book provides, we may be made appreciative of the rich legacyy left to us by those who toiled long and hard and suffered much. We are also proud to have been able to include a tribute to those who served in the armed services." - Preface. Bound in illustrated red cloth. Average wear. Moderate lean to spine. Bits of writing and liquid paper upon photographic front free endpaper which has two small peeled spots where a label was removed. A worthy copy of this excellent local history and genealogical reference. . Fair. 1982. First Edition.

$295.00

A Penchant for Pioneering: Alice and the Stubbs Family (Book I)
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A Penchant for Pioneering: Alice and the Stubbs Family (Book I)

By Turner, Jan [Signed]; Drake, Alice

Canada: Ardmore Publishing. Paperback. Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. viii, 124 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Describes life from 1850 to 1903 in the Crowsnest Pass. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 2011. First Edition.

$69.95

A Hatchet Mark in Duplicate
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A Hatchet Mark in Duplicate

By Garrioch, Rev. A.C. [1848-1934]

Toronto: The Ryerson Press. Hardcover. [iv]-vii, [1], [2]-282 p. 19.5 cm. Memoirs of an Anglican missionary at Fort Vermillion and Dunvegan in the Peace River district of Northern Alberta, 1876-1891. Tight and square. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper. Foxing to fore-edge, less-so on bottom edge. Moderate wear to publisher's fire engine red cloth lettered in black. No dust jacket. A sound copy. Wallace p.80, Peel [2e] 3135, Wetherell 9-26. . Good. 1929. First Edition.

$595.00

History of St. Paul Alberta, 1909-1959
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History of St. Paul Alberta, 1909-1959

By Drouin, L.H.; Lussier, Philippe [Editors]

St. Paul, Alberta: St. Paul Journal. Paperback. B012DZFVF8 232 pages. Bilingual English/French text. Vintage black and white ads and reproductions of excellent archival photos. "Documents some of the important events in the development of St. Paul in order to recognize the contribution made by our pioneers." - Foreword. Average wear. Binding tight. Staple removed from front cover. Printed upon glossy stock which has moderately yellowed with age. A sound vintage copy of this excellent local history and useful genealogical reference. Strathern 2985. Krotki [2] 299. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$249.95

Prairie Footprints: A History of the Community in Southern Alberta Known as Pendant d'Oreille
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Prairie Footprints: A History of the Community in Southern Alberta Known as Pendant d'Oreille

By Finstad, Helen: Editor

Medicine Hat, Alberta: Val Marshall Printing (1969) Ltd.. Paperback. 265, [3] pages. Index of family names. Fold-out map inside back cover indicates original homesteaders of each quarter section. Many diagrams and black and white reproductions of archival family photos in text. About half the book consists of biographies of settlers who arrived prior to 1930, primarily from Minnesota and South Dakota. Prior owner's name atop title page. Title written upon backstrip. Binding holes near top and bottom of spine. A sound vintage copy of this precious local history and genealogical reference. Krotki [2e] 820, Strathern 3007. . Good. 1970. First Edition.

$395.00

Recipes Contributed By the Members of the United Farm Women of Alberta [U.F.W.A.]
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Recipes Contributed By the Members of the United Farm Women of Alberta [U.F.W.A.]

By [U.F.W.A.], Members of the United Farm Women of Alberta; MacDonald, Vera

Calgary: United Farm Women of Alberta [U.F.W.A.]. Hardcover. 240 pages. Index. Offers a wide assortment of recipes for: Bread; Cookies; Cakes; Icings and Fillings; Puddings & Desserts; Pies; Frozen Desserts; Beverages; Salads & Dressings; Pickles; Canning and Preserves; Cheese & Luncheon Dishes; Soups & Broths; Fish; Meats; Vegetables; Candy; and Sandwiches. Includes several ads in text plus additional illustrated ads at back, including a fascinating one-page declaration by the Province of Alberta entitled 'Progress in Welfare Legislation' which lists seven free health services provided to residents "without increased taxation and without the regimentation that usually accompanies state social security schemes." Above-average wear to publisher's blue cloth. Back hinge open. Writing upon front free endpaper otherwise minimal markings to contents. Binding tender but intact. A well used but worthy vintage copy of this treasured compilation of Alberta recipes. Driver A59.5, Peel [3] 5291. . Fair. 1946. Fifth Edition.

$350.00

The Book of Banff (Handbook of Information on Banff National Park)
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The Book of Banff (Handbook of Information on Banff National Park)

By Robinson, Sheila [Signed]

Canada: Parks Canada Interpretive Service. Paperback. Signed, without inscription, by author atop title page. 157 pages. Glossary. Selected reference lists. "Designed as a basic reference manual for tour guides, drivers and escorts that operate in the Banff area. Provides a broad overview of the park and is divided into six sections: Flora, Fauna, Geology, Glaciology, History, Policies. Lower corner of front cover and first two leaves clipped. Marginalia and markings, as if by a critical editor, to pages 2 through 7, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$149.95

Pictorial Album of Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka, A Companion to "Where the Prairie Meets the Hills"
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Pictorial Album of Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka, A Companion to "Where the Prairie Meets the Hills"

By Anderson, Elbe

Veteran, Alberta: Veteran Historical Society. Hardcover. 088925110X viii, 272 pages. Index. Photo index. Photo endpapers. Includes approximately fifty familiy histories and over one thousand black and white reproductions of archival photos. "We believed that pictures are a better way to preserve local lore than the printed word so have compiled this Album for all who are interested in Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka, past, present and future." - Introduction. Clean and unmarked with light wear to illustrated pistachio green cloth-covered boards. Tight and square. A nice copy of this valuable local history and genealogical reference. KROTKI [2e] 21, STRATHERN 2852. . Very Good. 1979. First Edition.

$195.00

Selections from the Westburne Collection
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Selections from the Westburne Collection

Canada: Edmonton Art Gallery. Paperback. 0889500290 48 pages. Illustrated primarily in colour upon glossy stock. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1982. First Edition.

$79.95

4-H in Alberta 1917-1967
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4-H in Alberta 1917-1967

By Swindlehurst, E.B.

Edmonton: 4-H / Alberta Department of Youth. Hardcover. [8], 9-125 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Numerous black and white reproductions of photos. "This book recounts some of the history of the movement. There has been much change. For example, there were no club leaders initially. Today, leaders accept considerable responsibility and share in much of the decision-making concerning 4-H policy and activities. Likewise, the learning experience of 4-H members now extends far beyond the project, and includes the broad general areas of citizenship and leadership." - Foreword. Gift plate inside front board, otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Average wear to decorated forest green boards. Binding tight. A sound copy of this inspiring history. Strathern 3454 . Good. 1968. First Edition.

$79.95

Land of Hope and Dreams: A History of Grimshaw and Districts
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Land of Hope and Dreams: A History of Grimshaw and Districts

By Grimshaw; District Historical Society

Grimshaw, Alberta: Grimshaw and District Historical Society. Hardcover. 0889250138 vi, 671 pages. Map endpapers. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. Unmarked with moderate wear to illustrated saffron cloth-covered boards. Binding intact. A sound copy of this precious northern Alberta local history and genealogical reference. WETHERELL 6-30, KROTKI [2e] 448. . Good. 1980. First Printing.

$295.00

The Informal History of the Calgary Regiment - 14th Canadian Armoured Regiment
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The Informal History of the Calgary Regiment - 14th Canadian Armoured Regiment

By James, "Jesse"; Maltby, Dick [Editors]

Calgary, Alberta: 50/14 Veteran's Association. Plastic Comb. Signed, without inscription, by Maltby upon Foreword. Includes a reprint of the 17 page pamphlet "The Calgary Regiment" Maltby wrote in 1945, 1,500 copies of which were printed in Holland. This is followed by "interesting personal stories that have been supplied by all ranks. These are interspersed with photos, cartoons, and other documents all pertaining to the activities of the regiment and the war. " - Foreword. This additional information constitutes an additional 158 pages, some of which contain content on both sides. This regiment had the misfortune of being assigned to participate in the ill-fated Dieppe raid. Printed by photocopier and bound in cirlox. Handwritten note signed by Maltby [Dick] to prior owner laid-in. Unmarked with light wear. A sound copy of this important history. Cooke [2e] p.256. . Very Good. 1990. Second Printing.

$350.00

William Townsend in Alberta: Exhibition Catalogue
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William Townsend in Alberta: Exhibition Catalogue

By Allen, Karyn Elizabeth; Graburn, Richard

Calgary, AB, Canada: The Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary. Paperback. 0889530408 Catalogue for an exhibition of the works of William Townsend which ran from 1982 through 1984 at the Nickle Arts Museum in Calgary, The Prairie Gallery in Grande Prairie, The Edmonton Art Gallery, the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff, and the Red Deer and District Museum. 36 unnumbered pages. Selected Bibliography. Chronology. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Printued upon glossy stock. Short openings along backstrip, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Good. 1982. First Edition.

$99.95

Smoky River to Grande Prairie
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Smoky River to Grande Prairie

By Bezanson, Golden Years Club of

Alberta: Golden Years Club of Bezanson. Hardcover. 0889250367 vi, 578 pages. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. Illustrated endpapers. "This book is a chronicle, a tribute to the pioneers who settled on the land from the Smoky River to Grande Prairie, Alberta. It was, at the turn of the century, the last available virgin farmland in North America. The cost in dollars, a pittance was ten dollars for a 160 acre homestead; the cost in endurance, hardships, labor, privations, isolation and loneliness was immense; beyond the grasp of our modern affluent society." - Foreword. Includes chapters on: Crystal Creek, East Kleskun, Fitzsimmons, Five Mile, Kleskun Hill, Kleskun Lake, Lindsay, Somme, Tranquility, and Twilight. Small incidental ink mark to fore-edge, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative local history and invaluable genealogical reference. WETHERELL 6-44, STRATHERN 3190, KROTKI [2e] 811. . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$295.00

West, Nor'west: A History of Alberta
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West, Nor'west: A History of Alberta

By Horan, John W.

Edmonton: Northgate Books. Hardcover. B0007HZCWM Signed and inscribed by author [1908-1971] across from title page. [12], [1], 2-184 pages. 24cm. Index. Black and white illustrations in text. "A work of considerable value, something which we have needed for a long time as a text book for consultation and general information. I have succeeded in including practically everything that is needed - history, religion, education, evolution of law and order, farming, mining, industry and gradual development. It is my sincere desire that this book of Alberta's history will prove beneficial to the teachers and scholars of our schools." - Foreword. Average wear to publisher's maroon cloth. Binding tight. Old song lyrics taped inside back board. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound vintage copy. Peel [2e] 3926, Artibise 2153. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

$195.00

Those Years from Rail to Oil: a History of Hardisty and Surrounding Area
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Those Years from Rail to Oil: a History of Hardisty and Surrounding Area

By HARDISTY HISTORY BOOK COMMITTEE

Hardisty, Alberta: Hardisty History Book Committee. Hardcover. 0889251762 Local history of Hardisty, Alberta and district. Includes a wealth of genealogical information. 478 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. A high-quality copy of this excellent reference. . Very Good. 1981. First Edition.

$299.95

A Prairie Town
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A Prairie Town

By Rutherford, Donald

Alberta, Canada: Donald Rutherford. Paperback. B07K8X3K52 159 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Combines the author's upbringing in Wainwright, Alberta with the history of the town. Prior owner's address ink stamp stroked out atop title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this engaging work. . Good. 1994. First Edition.

$129.95

A city goes to war;: [history of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment (3 PPCLI)]
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A city goes to war;: [history of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment (3 PPCLI)]

By Stevens, G. R

Brampton, ON, Canada: Charters Pub. Co.]. Hardcover. B0006C10ZQ Please note: moisture staining and gentle undulations to first hundred pages. All text legible. 431 pages. Includes WWI and WWII Rolls of Honour, Honours & Awards, index, fold-out maps, black and white photos. Gilt lettering and decoration upon red cloth. "It was my great honour and privilege to have the Loyal Edmonton Regiment as one of the infantry battalions under my command in the Sicilian and Italian campaigns in World War II. The achievements of this great Canadian infantry regiment were built by the blood, sweat and tears of its officers and men in battle. Those who survived must ensure that these achievements endure, particularly for the people of the part of Canada to which the regiment belongs, and for succeeding generations of officers and men of the Regiment." - C. Vokes, Major-General. Front free endpaper removed. Dust jacket not included. Bookplate upon first leaf. Binding sound. A worthy reference copy of this informative history. DORNBUSCH 106A, COOKE [3E] p.210, STRATHERN 2757. . Fair. 1964. First Edition.

$129.95

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