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Waskada Memoirs - Manitoba Local History
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Waskada Memoirs - Manitoba Local History

By Institute, Waskada Women's

Waskada, Manitoba: Waskada Women's Institute. Paperback. B004E7O8RQ 131 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Two-page map indicating landowners is undated but possibly circa 1925. "Dedicated to the memory of the pioneers of our district - the hardy men and women who braved the hardships and toil to establish this land upon which we proudly live." - Preface. Average wear to red card covers. Few markings to contents, including pages 101-102 where some people in photos have been identified. Binding tender but intact. A sound copy of this informative local history and genealogical reference. Hackett (2) 923. . Good. 1967. First Edition.

$250.00

The golden thread;: Or, The last of the pioneers; a story of the districts of Basswood and Minnedosa, Manitoba, from community beginning to our present day, 1874 to 1970
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The golden thread;: Or, The last of the pioneers; a story of the districts of Basswood and Minnedosa, Manitoba, from community beginning to our present day, 1874 to 1970

By Hambley, George Henry

Canada: George Henry Hambley. Hardcover. 0919212034 Signed and generically inscribed by author beneath his photo portrait on page i. xv, [1], 443 pages. Twelve black and white maps, illustrations and reproductions of photos. Typed slip affixed to page 30 solicits reader feedback and is signed by author. Former library copy with usual markings. Average wear to publisher's orange cloth. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative local history. HACKETT (2e) 307. . Good. 1971. First Edition.

$199.95

The Wallaces of Kerrymount House
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The Wallaces of Kerrymount House

By Turner, Julia

Canada: Spellbinders Publishing. Paperback. 0973971827 295 pages. A lovingly-prepared genealogy and history of this branch of the Wallace family. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Library ink stamps to top edge, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this valuable genealogical reference. . Very Good. 2010. First Edition.

$295.00

Of Mines and Men
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Of Mines and Men

By Morrell, Marjorie Taylor

Canada: Privately Printed. Hardcover. B0037O8V84 165 pages. Glossary and index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "An account of coal mining in the Grand Lake coal basin and the growth of the village of Minto, New Brunswick." - Introduction. Chapters include: Early History; The French; English Settlers and Loyalists; The Birth of a Province and an Industry; Wagons and Woodboats; Mining Reports, Methods and Locations; Schools, Churches and Post Offices; Medicine Men, Midwives and M.D.'s; The Country Doctor; The Coming of the Railroad; The Mines and the Men (King Lumber Company, The Weltons, Rothwell Coal Company, Sir Thomas Tait (Minto Coal), Avon Coal Company, A.D. Taylor (Miramichi Lumber Company), Labour Relations), How the Community Grew 1904-1929, The "Thirties", 1939-1969. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is slightly shorter than book and now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this informative and important New Brunswick local history. . Very Good. 1981. First Edition.

$295.00

TRAILS OF THE PIONEERS Records, Accounts, Historical Studies,data, Reports, Letters of the Section of Manitoba...
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TRAILS OF THE PIONEERS Records, Accounts, Historical Studies,data, Reports, Letters of the Section of Manitoba...

By Hambley, G. H.

Altona, Manitoba: D.W. Friesen. Hardcover. B00134P43K 295 pages. 8vo. Black and white photographic plates. 100 Year Red River Chronology. Map endpapers. "Records, accounts, historical studies, data, reports, letters of the section of Manitoba, Canada lying southwest of Winnipeg in the Red River Valley and centered on the town of Roland, Manitoba." - subtitle. "Accompany me as we look around this wide, level stretch of the Red River Valley of Manitoba, and meet the people, see the places, talk with second, third or even fourth generations of the families living here. In some cases we will enter the homes of these people. But wherever we happen to be we will tell you what our district is like, what the people do, and how they first settled here." - Introduction. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this informative and important local history and genealogical reference. HACKETT [2e] 310. . Very Good. 1956. First Edition.

$195.00

Homesteaders & Homemakers A history of Elton Municipality
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Homesteaders & Homemakers A history of Elton Municipality

Manitoba, Canada: The Elton Historical Committee under the Direction of Garth Stouffer. Hardcover. B002KASN20 549 pages. 8vo. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Contents include churches, schools, villages, organizations, sports, land ownership records and past council members, but focus primarily on the histories of local families with over 300 pages devoted to them. Former library copy with average wear and usual markings. A sound reference copy of this wonderful genealogical reference. Hackett [2] 218. . Fair. 1973. First Edition.

$199.95

One Name One Family
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One Name One Family

By Salterio, Paul

USA: Vantage Pr. Hardcover. 0533067030 Signed (Paul) and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 147 pages. 8vo. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of archival photos and documents. "Will satisfy the curiosity of any reader who has wondered about his own family name, the accomplishments of his ancestors, and the difficulties and rewards of a journey through the past. Confirms the importance of ancestral values and heightens our awareness of human dignity and strength." - dust jacket. "The tale of a family lovingly told by its son who finds his roots in Como, Italy." - M.F. Sullivan. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this genealogical gem. . Very Good. 1987. First Edition.

$295.00

Emeralds Past in Prose, Poetry and Pictures: a History of Emerald Municipality #277, Including Daystar Reserve, and the School Districts , Etc.
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Emeralds Past in Prose, Poetry and Pictures: a History of Emerald Municipality #277, Including Daystar Reserve, and the School Districts , Etc.

By Wishart-Bankind Historical Society, Saskatchewan

Canada: Wishart_Bankind Historical Society. Hardcover. B007HOWHHG Presents the history of Emerald Municipality #277, Saskatchewan. 800 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos and landowner maps. Forest green boards adorned with attractive gilt decoration and lettering. Illustrated endpapers. Unmarked with average wear. 1.5" opening between bottom of back board and spine. A worthy copy of this marvelous local history and indispensable genealogical reference. . Good. 1980. First Edition.

$350.00

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

Norval on the Credit River - Volume I (1 / One) Credit Valley History Series [Norval, Ontario Local History]
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Norval on the Credit River - Volume I (1 / One) Credit Valley History Series [Norval, Ontario Local History]

By Ruggle, Reverend Richard

Erin, ON, Canada: Press Porcepic. Paperback. 0888780214 51, [4] pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Footnotes. Unmarked with average wear. Spine sunned. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative Ontario local history. BISHOP p.1155. . Good. 1973. First Edition.

$99.95

The Huble Diaries: A Pioneer Homesteader's Daily Record 1909-1919
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The Huble Diaries: A Pioneer Homesteader's Daily Record 1909-1919

By Huble, Al; Sedgwick, J. Kent [Editor]

Prince George, BC: GIScome Portage Historical Society. Plastic Comb. 217 pages. Index. Reprint of the 1989 first edition. Albert James Huble was born at Oak Lake, Ontario in 1872. In 1903 he took up a trapline on a creek which came to bear his name to the northeast of Giscome Portage, British Columbia. Provides excellent insight into the daily lives of settlers in northern B.C. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1992. Second Printing.

$199.95

West Flamboro Township Centennial 1850-1950, Saturday and Sunday July 8th & 9th, 1950 [Ontario Local History]
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West Flamboro Township Centennial 1850-1950, Saturday and Sunday July 8th & 9th, 1950 [Ontario Local History]

By Committee, Centennial

Dundas, Ontario: Star Printing. Paperback. B00DMFXSZO 217 pages. A very informative local history printed upon glossy stock and illustrated with many black and white reproductions of excellent archival photos. Publisher uncertain. Heavy external wear. Binding intact. Unfortunately this copy has experienced moisture exposure from page 174 to the end resulting in about 40 pages which were partially stuck together, causing varying lost portions of text and photos on these pages when they were separated. Definitely not a pretty copy but the majority of text and photos of this important genealogical reference and local history remain intact. BISHOP p.1177. . Fair. 1950. First Edition.

$199.95

Russian Surnames
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Russian Surnames

By Unbegaun, Boris Ottokar

England: Oxford University Press. Hardcover. 0198156359 "A pioneering work. No similar study exists in any language. Discusses the modern system of Russian surnames in both its morphological and its semantic aspects. Covers not only thousands of purely Russian surnames, but also the whole range of Russianized names of both Slavonic and non-Slavonic origin, i.e. Ukrainian, White Russian, Polish, Western European, Baltic, Finnic, Jewish, Armenian, Georgian, Oriental, etc." - dust jacket. Text in English. 529 pages. Index of surname-endings. Extensive index of surnames. Bibliography. Heavily-worn former library copy with usual markings. Front hinge taped. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reference copy of this exceptional reference. . Fair. 1972. First Edition.

$295.00

Journey to Yesteryear: Reminiscences of Bateman [Saskatchewan] District Pioneers 1907-1967 [Local History]
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Journey to Yesteryear: Reminiscences of Bateman [Saskatchewan] District Pioneers 1907-1967 [Local History]

By Club, Bateman Homemaker's; Lightbody, Irene [Editor]

Saskatchewan: Bateman Homemakers' Club. Paperback. B013JFZFGQ 76 pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. "It is hoped that this story will help the younger generations to understand better the way in which this country was opened and settled by their forefathers - the trials, hardships and pride in accomplishment and ownership." - Introduction. Few markings to contents. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this very informative and engaging local history. . Good. 1967. First Edition.

$249.95

A Century in Retrospect - The Story [A History] of the Village of Lucknow [Ontario] 1858-1958]
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A Century in Retrospect - The Story [A History] of the Village of Lucknow [Ontario] 1858-1958]

By Thompson, Campbell; Margaret

Lucknow, Ontario: Centennial Historical Committee. Plastic Comb. 180 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Nice vintage ads. "A souvenir book in commenoration of the Centennial Anniversary of 'The Sepoy Town' August 1, 2, 3, 4, 1958." - subtitle. Somewhat above-average wear to green card covers. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. Prior owner's details inside front cover. A sound copy. [Bishop p.1167] . Good. 1958. First Edition.

$295.00

History in a Name - Essays in Familly and History [Swabey/Swaby Family Genealogy]
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History in a Name - Essays in Familly and History [Swabey/Swaby Family Genealogy]

By Swabey, William

United Kingdom: Self-Published. Plastic Comb. iii, 92, [16] one-sided photocopied pages. Several fold-out illustrations. Fascinating front cover is illustrated with dozens of variant spellings of the Swabey name. Place of publication not stated but, as the paper is size A4, it seems reasonable to assume this book originated in the U.K. Rather than focussing upon names and birthdates, the author keys on a series of historical sketches. "I have tried to concentrate on individuals who for one reason or another have been interesting." - page i. Chapter titles include: The Spelling of a Surname; The Roots of a Name - A European People On the Edges of an Empire; A Name in Early English Settlement and Medieval England; The Sixteenth Century - A Stranger in a Tudor Village?; The Seventeenth Century - A Voyage to the East Indies; Industry and Oportunity - Samuel Swabey; 18th Century London and the Industrial Revolution; The Nineteenth Century - Foreign Wars and Colonial Administration in a Developing World; Victorian Missionaries in a Changing World. Appendices deal with: The Church of St. Mary, Lambeth; The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Langley Marish; The Crests and Coats of Arms. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this informative genealogical reference. . Very Good. 1991. First Edition.

$395.00

Melted Years
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Melted Years

By Groom, Maude

New Liskeard, Ontario: Temiskaming Printing Co. Ltd. Paperback. B002ND3VVC Signed by author upon title page. 215 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "In this book I have told some of the stories of life in Northern Ontario, of its people, and their struggles to change a wilderness into a happy land." - page 3. Gift greetings atop title page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative local history. [Bishop p.1095] . Good. 1971. First Edition.

$199.95

Hugging the meridian: Macdonald, a Manitoba municipal history, 1881-1981
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Hugging the meridian: Macdonald, a Manitoba municipal history, 1881-1981

By Dyck, Betty

Manitoba: Macdonald Municipality. Hardcover. 0889252378 388 pages. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. Map endpapers. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Minor smudge to bottom edge, otherwise book very clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy of this informative Manitoba local history. . Very Good. 1981. First Edition.

$99.95

Looking at Victory
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Looking at Victory

By Welch, Ethel; Irene Foster, eds.

Saskatchewan: Book Committee. Hardcover. 088925057X 295 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of glorious archival photos. "It is about 75 years since the first settlers arrived in the area north of the Saskatchewan River. We have concentrated on the Victory Municipality. Our purpose was to pay tribute to the early pioneers and to provide the younger generation with a lasting record of the early development of this area." - Foreword. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy of this wonderful local history and genealogical reference. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$199.95

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