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Pioneers Who Blazed the Trail: Local History of High Prairie, Alberta
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Pioneers Who Blazed the Trail: Local History of High Prairie, Alberta

High Prairie, Alberta: Centennial Book Committee. Paperback. B002CZUF0Q 320 pages. Index to family stories. Black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Includes many family and personal histories, and more. "There are few living now who can recall travelling the winter freight trails over frozen rivers and lakes or crossing the hundred mile long Great Barrier of muskegs, swamps, bridgeless rivers and creeks between Athabasca Landing and Sawridge, on Lesser Slave Lake, during the summer season to look for locations on which to build homes. In this raw, wild land, winters were too long and too cold; summers with hordes of mosquitoes and numerous other blood sucking insects were too short, but that was compensated for with almost endless daylight hours and sunshine that produced endless daylight hours and sunshine that produced a rapid growth of vegetation, both wild and cultivated." - Introduction. Average wear. Bit of writing atop first blank leaf, otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this wonderful local history and indispensable genealogical reference. WETHERELL 6-48, KROTKI [2E] 480, STRATHERN 3065. . Good. 1967. First Edition.

$299.95

Pioneer round-up: A history of Albright, Demmitt, Goodfare, Hythe, Lymburn, Valhalla
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Pioneer round-up: A history of Albright, Demmitt, Goodfare, Hythe, Lymburn, Valhalla

By Pioneer History Society of Hythe; Area

Alberta, Canada: Pioneer History Society of Hythe and Area. Hardcover. 0919212220 v, 800 ages. Index. Dozens of black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Maps with local landowners indicated. An Alberta local history composed primarily of biographies listed according to district. This was the personal copy of Gerry Andrews, author of "Metis Outpost" and the first schoolmaster of the Metis settlement at nearby Kelly Lake, BC. Stapled to back free endpaper is a letter to Mr. Andrews signed by the author of the Goodfare portion of this book, Mary Dupont. Also included is a carbon copy of Mr. Andrews' reply to Mrs. Dupont. Mr. Andrews obviously studied this book at great length as his respectful markings appear throughout. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A special copy of this superb local history and genealogical reference. STRATHERN 3110, KROTKI [2] 831, WETHERELL 6-47. . Fair. 1972. First Edition.

$395.00

THE FORT ON THE SASKATCHWAN A Resource Book on Fort Saskatchewan and District (Signed)
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THE FORT ON THE SASKATCHWAN A Resource Book on Fort Saskatchewan and District (Signed)

By Ream, Peter T.

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta: Privately Printed. Hardcover. B00A3QCLDK xiii, 591 pages. Bibliography. Index. Maps. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "A great deal more research has been done for this second edition, especially in the newly-available resources, such as the Hudson's Bay Record Society publications, the archives of the Oblate Fathers at St. Albert, and the earliest files of the Saskatchewan Herald, which covered the news from this area for well over two years before the Edmonton Bulletin began publication. The end result is a considerably-expanded volume." - Preface. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear to red boards. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. Map endpapers. A sound copy. Artibise 2549, Krotki (2) 853, Strathern 3208. . Good. 1974. Second Edition.

$149.95

The Kicking Horse Trail : Scenic Highway from Lake Louise, Alberta to Golden, British Columbia
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The Kicking Horse Trail : Scenic Highway from Lake Louise, Alberta to Golden, British Columbia

By M.B.Williams

Ottawa: National Parks of Canada. Paperback. B00COZ12GU 47 pages. Fold-out map inside back cover. Many wonderful black and white photos printed upon glossy stock. Reprint of the 1926 first edition. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. Casey (Vol. II) 5348. . Good. 1929. Reprint.

$69.95

MacPhee clan of Alberta: 1888-1983
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MacPhee clan of Alberta: 1888-1983

By MacPhee, Barbara Redd

Canada: B.R. MacPhee]. Paperback. B0007115A6 199 pages. Eight page Index of names. List of pioneers by date of arrival and location in Alberta. "We celebrate the adventures, problems and accomplishments of our people, and include a genealogical record of each branch of the Clan in Alberta." - Preface. Prior owner's details handwritten upon title page, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very informative genealogical reference. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

$395.00

Dinosaurs To Defence: A Story Of The Suffield Block
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Dinosaurs To Defence: A Story Of The Suffield Block

By Emson, J B; Farndale, Martin; Batus

Great Britain: Purnell. Paperback. B004OASQ8K 144 pages. Bibliography. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "Provides a fascinating background into the life of those of us who live and train with the British Army Training Unit Suffield. It also records the history of this magnificent part of Canada and is an excellent piece of joint Anglo-Canadian work." - Foreword. Gift greetings atop half-title page. Moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1986. First Edition.

$59.95

Wagon Trail Grown Over - Sexsmith to the Smoky: History of Sexsmith, Alberta and District
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Wagon Trail Grown Over - Sexsmith to the Smoky: History of Sexsmith, Alberta and District

By Rycroft (Fraser), Jean - Editor; Thibault, Margaret (Fraser) - Co-Editor

Sexsmith, Alberta: Sexsmith to the Smoky Historical Society. Hardcover. 0889251010 xiii, 1190 pages. Glossary. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. "Into the wilderness came the tough, the persistent, the adventuresome, and the colorful. Here they met people from a great variety of backgrounds and learned to live together and benefit from one another's differences. We could not leave this history to die with our pioneers - their lifetimes will become permanent through this history book." - Foreword. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this invaluable local history and genealogical reference. Wetherell 6-54, Krotki (2) 917. . Good. 1980. First Edition.

$395.00

Recipes with a touch of nostalgia: Centennial cookbook, Christ Church, Millarville, 1896-1996
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Recipes with a touch of nostalgia: Centennial cookbook, Christ Church, Millarville, 1896-1996

Millarville, AB, Canada: Ladies Senior Guild, Christ Church. Spiral Bound. 1550563297 182 pages. Cookbook published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Christ Church, Millarville, Alberta, in 1996. Includes some history of the church. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this nostalgic Millarville memento. . Good. 1995. First Edition.

$69.95

Cooking Alberta's Eggs [Cookbook / Cook Book]
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Cooking Alberta's Eggs [Cookbook / Cook Book]

By Batcheller, Dorothy

Toronto: Poultry Products Institute of Canada / The Alberta Egg & Fowl Markting Board. Paperback. 25 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1960. Eggs are "One of the original convenience foods individually packaged in small, medium, large and extra large oval shaped containers; versatile, combining well with practically any food to make literally thousands of delicious dishes; one of the early solid foods given the baby and one of the easily digested foods enjoyed by the octogenarian." - Introduction. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$69.95

Where Waters Flow: Local History of Vauxhall and Districts, Alberta
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Where Waters Flow: Local History of Vauxhall and Districts, Alberta

By Vauxhall; Districts Book Committee

Vauxhall, Alberta: Vauxhall and Districts Book Committee. Paperback. B00DMFSUVQ [4], 376 pages. Index of Names. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The Town of Vauxhall (Alberta) and surrounding districts is a thriving community fondly called 'The Potato Capital of the West.' This publication has been designed to give a glimpse into the life of its people, its civic, its commercial, industrial, cutlural and financial strength." - Foreword. Unmarked with average wear. Orange illustrated covers. A sound copy of this excellent local history and vital genealogical reference. STRATHERN 3282, KROTKI (2) 1078. . Good. First Edition.

$299.95

Canada West Magazine (Collector's #27, Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 1977
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Canada West Magazine (Collector's #27, Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 1977

By Hutchings, Ozzie; Paterson, T.W.; Lamont, Cecelia; renard, Denise; Killum, Jay

Canada: Stagecoach Publishing Co. Ltd.. Single Issue Magazine. 40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Prohibition and the Runners of Rum; Phantom of the Unuk; Murder at the Mount Sicker Hotel; The Silk Connection; West Kootenay Memories; Wild Old Days; Victoria's First Mayor was a Character; The Great Fire at Miramichi; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1977. First Edition.

$79.95

Land of promise: The Jewish experience in Southern Alberta
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Land of promise: The Jewish experience in Southern Alberta

By Joffe, Jay, President; Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta

Calgary, AB, Canada: The Society. Hardcover. 1550564579 Hand-numbered copy #355 of 1,000. 270 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Provides a vivid overview of the Jewish experience in Southern Alberta shortly before and during the early decades of the 20th century. Although not all families or individuals are included, the book covers a wide field based on photos and family histories supplied by members of the community." - copyright page. Oblong 9.75" x 10.5". Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A wonderful copy of this precious historical and genealogical record. . Fine. 1996. First Edition.

$375.00

Children of the Pioneers
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Children of the Pioneers

By Stewart, Norman [Signed]

Calgary: Foothill Printers Limited. Paperback. B003OFYAX6 Signed and inscribed by author upon first blank leaf. 106, [4], 12, [1] pages. Multiple fold-out black and reproductions of archival black and white photos. A personal account of farming in the Penhold, Alberta area near Red Deer from 1884. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. [Strathern 3510] . Good. 1962. First Edition.

$195.00

Behold the Shining Mountains: Being An Account Of The Travels of Anthony Henday 1754-1755, The First White Man to Enter Alberta
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Behold the Shining Mountains: Being An Account Of The Travels of Anthony Henday 1754-1755, The First White Man to Enter Alberta

By MacGregor, Jas. G.

Edmonton, Alberta: Applied Art Products, Ltd.. Paperback. B008JN3P8O 276 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of maps and photos. This book is the result of the author's attempt to trace out Henday's exact route. Henday was a HBC fur trader and explorer. Prior owner's name and date atop title page, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. [Strathern 2554, Amtmann M502, Whale 913] . Good. 1954. Alberta Jubilee Special Edition.

$149.95

Alberta Plains Prehistory - A Review / Dog Days in Southern Alberta, Occasional Papers Nos. 27 & 28, 1986
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Alberta Plains Prehistory - A Review / Dog Days in Southern Alberta, Occasional Papers Nos. 27 & 28, 1986

By Vickers, J. Roderick; Brink, Jack

Alberta: Archaeological Survey of Alberta. Paperback. Signed and generically inscribed by Rod Vickers upon title page. xii, 139 + vii, 73 pages. Footnotes. Black and white maps and illustrations. A brief history of archaeology in Alberta is presented and the Plains region of the province is described. Classificatory systems for organizing Plains prehistory are reviewed. The possibility of a mid-Wisconsin occupation, and the implication of the Late Wisconsin ice-free corridor are considered. The problem of megafauna extinction and over-hunting is briefly examined. The second paper addresses the question of the positions of various Plains Indian tribes across the southern Alberta landscape at about the time of first European influence and, later, actual European contact. The primary data sources consulted ar the published historic and ethnographic accounts of the four tribes given serious consideration - the Blackfoot, the Kutenai, the Gros Ventre and the Snake or Shoshoni. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1986. First Edition.

$99.95

Leduc
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Leduc

By Kerr, Aubrey

Calgary, AB, Canada: S.A. Kerr. Hardcover. 1550561154 Signed and inscribed by author upon title. 312 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. Map endpapers. "Imperial Leduc No. 1, depicted on the dust jacket, was the most important economic event in Alberta's oil history. This book is the most gripping narrative yet to come from Kerr's pen. Forty-five years in the making, the subject has been researched from the ground down and reflects the author's first-hand involvement with this landmark discovery and the ensuing development." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A suberb copy. Gift quality. . Fine. 1991. First Edition.

$69.95

From tank 77 to Taber today: A history of Taber, its district and its people
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From tank 77 to Taber today: A history of Taber, its district and its people

By Committee, Taber Historical

Taber, Alberta: Taber Historical Committee. Hardcover. 0919213634 617 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Dedicated to the memory of the early pioneers of Taber and surrounding District who valiantly and cheerfully met the vicissitudes, the hardships and experiences of frontier life. They have laid a sure and firm foundation and have been the builders since this area was known as Tank 77." - Foreword. "This book is actually a composite of many individual stories (so many remarkable and worthy of remembrance) of pioneer families, the community's Churches and organizations. The family histories and stories are reprinted here exactly as they were submitted or told by the pioneers - in their quaint, colorful way." - Preface. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy of this invaluable genealogical reference. Bibliographic References: Krotki (2nd Edn) 1041, Strathern 3265. . Good. 1977. First Edition.

$299.95

Atlas of Alberta
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Atlas of Alberta

By Byfield, Ted: Editor

Edmonton: Interwest Publications Ltd.. Hardcover. 0969185219 160 pages. Illustrated in colour. Includes an historical section presenting maps of the province as it developed, details of 39 Alberta municipalities, and a section depicting the province's natural assets. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A lovely copy. . Very Good. 1984. First Edition.

$89.95

Buffalo Trails and Tales: Wainwright [Alberta] and District [Local History]
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Buffalo Trails and Tales: Wainwright [Alberta] and District [Local History]

By Club, Gilt Edge Ladies Booster; Kitchen, Melba (Editor)

Wainwright, Alberta: Gilt Edge Ladies Booster Club. Hardcover. B004RPRM14 483 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of marvelous archival photos. A history of the Municipal District of Wainwright, Alberta. Printed upon glossy stock. Unmarked. Above-average wear to red leatherette-covered boards. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this magnificent genealogical reference. Bibliographic References: Strathern 3100, Krotki (2e) 416. . Fair. 1973. First Edition.

$249.95

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 15, 1947 - The Divorce Racket / Oil Boom-Town Leduc, Alberta
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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 15, 1947 - The Divorce Racket / Oil Boom-Town Leduc, Alberta

By Young, Scott; Maxwell, Victor; Luckman, Charles; Brown, E.K.; Callwood, June; Baxter, Beverley; gray, James H.; reeve, Ted; Clare, John; Braithwaite, Max; Buchanan, Harold; Zacks, Robert; Fontaine, Robert

Toronto: Maclean-Hunter. Single Issue Magazine. 76 pages. Features: Lovely Franklin Arbuckle cover illustration of couple admiring winter view of Peyto Lake at Banff National Park; Nostalgic Canadian Pacific colour ad inside front cover features young lady looking forward to seeing Canada by train; One-page DeSoto ad features a maroon Custom; Pay-Off in Oil - Leduc, Alberta has been stampeded by roughnecks after the recent discovery of oil; Labor War is Civil War - article by Charles Luckman of Lever Brothers Company in the U.S.; Marigold Spring (fiction); E.K. Brown explains his Ontario - rich but repressed, powerful but timid, and disliked but loved by her own; Bell's Sweet Singers - Dr. Leslie Bell conducts the 60 lovely girls of the Ontario College of Education choir - article with nice photos; Divorce - a Racket and a Scandal; Excellent colour-photo Campbell's soup ad features attractive housweife in front of a wall of soup cans; Nice colour Waterman's Taperite pen ad; When the Crowd Roars - Ted Reeve conjours up the biggest thrills of 40 years in sport; Guardian of the Clock (fiction); Flying Railwayman - New head of CPR is W.M. Neal, who rose from office boy to President; Article on mosquitoes by Max Braithwaite; The Faraway Music Company (fiction); Wonderful one-page colour White Rose gas station ad shows vehicles lined up for service; Colour photo Caterpillar ad shows highway excavation in progress, with tarp protecting crawler operator from the cold; Nice back cover Coke ad features young lady with 'come hither' look gazing down from porch. Complete and unmarked with moderate wear. A well-preserved copy of this wonderful vintage issue. . Good. 1947. First Edition.

$299.95

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