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Youngstown (Alberta) and District Pioneers
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Youngstown (Alberta) and District Pioneers

By Institute, The Youngstown Women's

Youngstown, Alberta: The Youngstown Women's Institute. Paperback. B00LI8I7SA 76 pages. Grainy black and white reproductions of archival photos. Map of district. Presents biographical details of numerous settlers of this rural Alberta region. Above-average wear and soiling. Lower corner of entire book was exposed to moisture, resulting in considerable staining and foxing. Fortunately, all text remains legible. Prior owner's details blacked out atop first blank page, otherwise unmarked. Binding intact. Not pretty but a worthy copy of this valuable genealogical reference. Krotki 1143. . Fair. 1962. First Edition.

$199.95

Our Golden Heritage (Clearwater, Alberta)
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Our Golden Heritage (Clearwater, Alberta)

By Clearwater History Book Committee.

Canada: Clearwater History Book Committee. Hardcover. B01CLKTAR0 325 pages. Glossary. Family Index. Subject Index. Maps. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Provides information on early settlers, organizations, churches, schools, World War veterans, and development and progress in the area up to 1980. Area covered includes the Clearwater Lake, Fifteen Mile Lake, and Long Valley School Districts, plus portions of the Abelein and Wilkinson School Districts, in the south-eastern corner of Alberta. A precious genealogical reference. (Bibliographic Reference: Krotki [2nd Edn] #215) . Good. 1980. First Edition.

$299.95

Delayed Frontier: The Peace River Country to 1909
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Delayed Frontier: The Peace River Country to 1909

By Leonard, David W.

Calgary, AB, Canada: Brush Education. Hardcover. 1550591118 256 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos and documents. "Presents the history of the Peace River Country before the settlement period. Reveals the plight of the native population, the exploits of the fur traders, the evangelizing efforts of the missionairies, the exigencies of the prospectors and the attempts of the first farmers." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's details atop front free endpaper otherwise contents crisp, clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 1995. First Edition.

$49.95

Whatever Men Dare: A History of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, 1935-1960

By Queen-Hughes, R. W

Canada: Bulman. Hardcover. B0013K7QQW 247 pages. Glossary. Roll of Honour. Black and white photographic plates. Colour frontisplate of the regimental colour. Front endpaper map. Unmarked book surprisingly fresh, bright and tight with light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this excellent history. Cooke (2nd Edn.) page 183. . Very Good. 1960. First Edition.

$299.95

The Book of Newfoundland Volume VI
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The Book of Newfoundland Volume VI

By Smallwood, Joseph R.

St. John's, Newfoundland: Newfoundland Book Publishers. Hardcover. B002B2IA8E 630, (16 ads) [8 index], pages. Includes index to volumes V and VI. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "Inclines strongly to the post-Confederation quarter century." - from Preface of previous volume. Clean and unmarked with light wear. An attractive copy bound in maroon imitation alligator hide lettered in gilt. . Very Good. 1975. First Edition.

$199.95

The riot at Christie Pits
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The riot at Christie Pits

By Levitt, Cyril

Toronto: Lester & Orphen Dennys. Hardcover. 0886190932 305 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Black and white photographic plates. "On August 16, 1933 a huge swastika flag was unfurled at a Christie Pits softball game. The result was a four-hour race riot which sent many to hospital. Provides a fascinating look at life in the Toronto of fifty years ago, and an engrossing perspective on how ordinary Canadians reacted to the coming of Nazism in Germany." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Moderate age-toning to pages. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1987. First Edition.

$149.95

The Kirk in Glengarry
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The Kirk in Glengarry

By MacMillan, Donald N.

Canada: Self-Published. Hardcover. 0969306903 x, 474 pages. Index. 235 Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The story of the many branches of Presbyterianism, as well as some Baptist and Congregational Churches, in the Eastern Ontario region over a period of nearly two centuries. Covers John Bethune, Daniel Gordon, Hugh Urquhart, and a host of other ministers. Authentic, complete and readable." - from dust jacket. Front free endpaper neatly removed, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 1984. First Edition.

$99.95

The Beaverton story: "harvest of dreams"
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The Beaverton story: "harvest of dreams"

By History Committee of the Beaverton Thorah Eldon Historical Society

Canada: The Society. Hardcover. 0919354041 x, 223 pages. Index. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Covers Thorah's pioneer period and Beaverton's formative years. One chapter takes a close look at the Village in 1884 as Farmer Baldy takes an extensive jaunt through its streets. Successive chapters take the reader into the Twentieth Century. However, the emphasis in this history is on the Nineteenth Century." - from Foreword. Faint pencil erasure atop front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1984. First Edition.

$169.95

Where Aspens Whisper: Edenwold
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Where Aspens Whisper: Edenwold

By Committee, Edenwold Anniversary

Saskatchewan: Friesen Printers. Hardcover. 0889252521 x, 326 pages. Index of family names. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Photo endpapers. Illustrated tan cloth-covered boards. Presents of history of this rural community, supplemented with almost 200 pages of family histories. Prior owner's name inside front cover. Moderate wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound copy of this precious genealogical reference. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$249.95

Southwold Remembers... The Fingal Observer, No. 4 B & G School
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Southwold Remembers... The Fingal Observer, No. 4 B & G School

By Ferguson, Blair

Canada: Township of Southwold. Paperback. 0973201924 iv, 132 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this informative WWII reference. . Good. 2004. First Edition.

$149.95

The Mapmakers' Legacy
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The Mapmakers' Legacy

Canada: Nimbus Publishing (CN). Paperback. 1551096072 152 pages. Bibliography. Index. Wonderfully illustrated, often in colour. Printed upon glossy stock. Handsomely produced. "Plot's Nova Scotia's growth through the careful examination and analysis of maps from the nineteenth century. An exciting time in Nova Scotia's history, this period saw the first serious attempts to gain knowledge of the entire province, its resources and its inhabitants. Traces developments in our province that today are taken for granted." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 2007. First Edition.

$179.95

Sir Arthur Currie: A Biography
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Sir Arthur Currie: A Biography

By Dancocks, Daniel G.

Canada: Methuen. Hardcover. 0458995606 ix, [1], 332 pages. Bibliography. Footnotes. Index. Several maps and reproductions of black and white photos. "The battle for British and world recognition of Canadian independence was fought on the plains of Belgium and France, bought with the blood of almost sixty thousand men and won in the end by the unparalleled achievements of the crack Canadian Corps. That these troops could go from victory to victory in a war best remembered for its bloodshed and defeats testifies to the strength of character and the tactical brilliance of the Corps Commander, Canada's greatest soldier, Sir Arthur William Currie. In this first reappraisal of Currie to appear in over thirty-five years, the author brings to life this giant of a man blessed with courage, intelligence and uncommon common sense, and reveals the true scope of his achievements not only as a solder but as a confidant of four prime ministers and as principal and vice-chancellor of McGill University which he led to its greatest prestige and renown." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Usual library markings. Half-title page missing. Dust jacket now in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1986. First Edition.

$179.95

E.C. Drury: Agrarian Idealist (Ontario Historical Studies Series)
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E.C. Drury: Agrarian Idealist (Ontario Historical Studies Series)

By Johnston, Charles

Canada: Univ of Toronto Pr. Hardcover. 0802034322 xii, [8], 299 pages. Footnotes. Index. "A revealing study of a brief chapter in Ontario history and of the man whose principles and ideals shaped it." - from dust jacket. Few library markings. Dust jacket sunned at spine. Light wear. A quality copy. . Good. 1986. First Edition.

$69.95

Five (5) Roses Cook Book (Cookbook)
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Five (5) Roses Cook Book (Cookbook)

By Housewives, Canadian

Montreal: Lake of the Woods Milling Company Limited (Five Roses Flour). Paperback. B0197W8DMS A well-preserved copy of this most charming vintage Canadian cook book, first published in 1913. 142 pages. Several colour photos. All coupons present. "A manual of good recipes carefully chosen from the contributions of over two thousand successful users of Five Roses Flour throughout Canada. Also contains useful notes on the various classes of good things to eat, all of which have been carefully checked and re-checked by competent authority" - from title page. Moderate wear and soiling for a cookbook of this era. Hand-written recipes on last two pages. Last leaf (pages 143-144) missing, presumably to remove additional handwritten recipes. Binding intact. A wonderful piece of Canadiana which will surely serve as a heart-warming gift. (For additional publishing history see page 137 of Driver, Q79.2.) . Good. 1915. Second Edition.

$349.95

Russian roots and Canadian wings: Russian archival documents on the Doukhobor emigration to Canada (Canada/Russia series)
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Russian roots and Canadian wings: Russian archival documents on the Doukhobor emigration to Canada (Canada/Russia series)

By Woodsworth, John

Penumbra Press. Paperback. 092125489X 231 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Reprints of archival documents. "Fortunately for the scholars and history buffs of today, the Russian police of a century ago gathered and preserved their information on the Doukhobors and their emigration venture very well. It is only in the past decade, however, that many of the documents in this colection have been known to anyone but the police themselves. Translated and published here for the first time in the centenary year of the Doukhobors' arrival, they shed new light on a most significant event in the history of Canada as a multicultural society." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1999. First Edition.

$99.95

Escape from Canada!: The Untold Story of German Pows in Canada
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Escape from Canada!: The Untold Story of German Pows in Canada

By Melady, John

Toronto: General Pub Co Ltd. Paperback. 0771592566 210 pages. Black and white reproductions of fascinating archival photos. Footnotes. Bibliography. During WWII "25,000 German officers and other ranks were sent to POW camps across Canada to live out the duration of the war behind barbed wire. Their fascinating story makes for exciting and provocative reading." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this little-known Canadian history. . Good. 1986. First Edition Thus.

$69.95

Ste. Madeleine
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Ste. Madeleine

By Zeilig, Victoria

Winnipeg: Pemmican Publications. Paperback. 0919143458 205 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Under the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Act Ste. Madeleine was designated to become pastureland. Thus, the community lost its town. Through interviews with five Metis leaders who had lived there, the authors discovered there was more to the story than the loss of a community. The social fabric of more than a hundred years had flourished under the communal commitment of the people who, although poor and uneducated, were happy and hardworking." - from back cover. Front blank leaf neatly removed. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1987. First Edition.

$149.95

Beneath My Feet: The Memoirs of George Mercer Dawson
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Beneath My Feet: The Memoirs of George Mercer Dawson

By Jenkins, Phil

Canada: McClelland & Stewart. Hardcover. 0771043880 350 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Travelling by horse and canoe, Dawson was a groundbreaker in the Geological Survey's opening up of the Canadian West. In 1895, he became its director. A tough life for anyone, it was an extraordinary achievement for Dawson, who was cripped by a childhood illness that stunted his growth but heightened his lively spirit." - from back board. No dust jacket as issued. Highlighting on a few pages, otherwise clean and bright with very light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 2007. First Edition.

$49.95

Ontario's history in maps (The Ontario historical studies series)
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Ontario's history in maps (The Ontario historical studies series)

By Gentilcore, R. Louis

Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Hardcover. 0802034004 xvii, [1], 285 pages. List of sources. "The authors have selected nearly three hundred maps, half in colour, which, combined with ample explanatory text and informative captions, present a unique graphic history of Ontario from its discovery by European explorers to the present. An outstanding example of contemporary methods of map reproduction, and a work which combines effectively the insights of historical geography and cartography." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Binding sound. Multiple closed openings and patches to dust jacket, now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. 42cm x 32cm. 4kg. A must for the library of any serious student of Ontario's cartographic history. . Very Good. 1984. First Edition.

$450.00

Annotated bibliography of the cultural history of the German-speaking community in Alberta, 1882-2000: A project of the German-Canadian Association of Alberta
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Annotated bibliography of the cultural history of the German-speaking community in Alberta, 1882-2000: A project of the German-Canadian Association of Alberta

By Prokop, Manfred

Canada: The Association. Paperback. 0968787606 707 pages. Consists of four parts: 6,200 entries; 3,300 keyword index; Lists of names of clubs, churches, businesses and professions; Maps of the location of selected German settlements and of Mennonite and Hutterite colonies across Alberta. Average wear. Few library markings. Binding intact. A sound copy of this excellent reference. . Good. 2000. First Edition.

$350.00

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