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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

That's Just The Way We Were - Brighton [Ontario] Memories
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That's Just The Way We Were - Brighton [Ontario] Memories

By Brighton History Book Committee; Pettingill, W.M. [Editor]

Brighton, Ontario: Brighton History Book Committee. Hardcover. B005SFSD2E v, [1], 289 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. An informative and well-presented local history of the Municipality of Brighton, located on the shore of Lake Ontario just west of Belleville. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. . Fine. 2006. First Edition.

$195.00

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

Piapot Prairie Trails
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Piapot Prairie Trails

Piapot Saskatchewan: Piapot History Group. Hardcover. 0889250669 vi, 784 pages. Index of family names. Generously illustrated with reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. Map endpapers indicate local landowners circa 1922. Covers the history of the following Saskatchewan districts: Piapot, Beaver Dam, Black Hills and Kealey Springs, Cambrai, Cardell, Carnagh, Caswell, Crane Lake, Edgell, Last Chance, Lynn Grove, Manville, Mitchener, Moorhead, North Ridge, Petain, Prairie Star, Sidewood, Skibbereen, Skull Creek, Star Butte, Stillwater, Stony Knoll, and Wapashoe. Blank bookplate upon verso of front free endpaper otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear to publisher's illustrated saffron cloth. Binding tight. A quality copy of this excellent local history and genealogical reference. Arora 3812. . Very Good. 1979. First Edition.

$295.00

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

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

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

Golden Memories - Local History of Golden, British Columbia
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Golden Memories - Local History of Golden, British Columbia

By Golden Memories Book Committee

Golden, British Columbia: Golden and District Historical Society. Paperback. 314 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "While still respectfully honouring the pioneers this (second edition) pays tribute to their sons, daughters and even younger descendants and also newcomers to the Valley whose interest in their historical baackground has been aroused." - Dedication. Calligraphic hand-written presentation inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this informative local history and genealogical reference. HALE & BARMAN 483. . Very Good. 1982. Second Edition.

$195.00

Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry
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Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry

By n/a

Volunteers in the Municipality of St. Andrew, MB: Volunteers in the Municipality of St. Andrews. Hardcover. 0889253242 viii, 545 pages. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. Obituary news clipping taped beside table of contents. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to illustrated green cloth-covered boards. Partial lean to spine. A worthy reference copy of this informative local history and genealogical reference. . Fair. 1982. First Printing.

$195.00

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

Old & new furrows: The story of Rosthern
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Old & new furrows: The story of Rosthern

Saskatchewan: Rosthern Historical Society. Hardcover. 0919213073 xi, 694 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos of local scenes and residents. Prior owner's name and date upon front free endpaper, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Light wear to red illustrated cloth-covered boards. A quality copy of this very informative Saskatchewan local history and genealogical reference. Arora 3625. . Very Good. 1977. First Edition.

$249.95

Bittersweet Years: The Herbert Story to 1987 (Town of Herbert, Saskatchewan)
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Bittersweet Years: The Herbert Story to 1987 (Town of Herbert, Saskatchewan)

By Herbert, Saskatchewan

Canada: Jostens Canada. Hardcover. B000XZ51VU xvi, 1006 pages. A comprehensive presentation of the history of Herbert, a community on the Saskatchewan prairie. Illustrated with hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos, plus ten pages of homestead maps indicating the first owners of the land in the ranges on either side of town. Illustrated endpapers. Embossed dark brown faux leather-covered boards. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy of this mammoth and excellent local history and genealogical reference. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$395.00

Wagon Trails to Blacktop
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Wagon Trails to Blacktop

By Bethune; District Historical Society

Bethune, Saskatchewan: Bethune & District. Hardcover. 0919845126 viii, 392 pages. Photo endpapers. Illustrated with hundreds of black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Presents the history of this Saskatchewan prairie community located just northwest of Regina. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy of this superb genealogical reference. . Fine. 1984. First Edition.

$299.95

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 guide to the study of Manitoba local history
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A guide to the study of Manitoba local history

By Friesen, Gerald

Canada: Published by the University of Manitoba Press for the Manitoba Historical Society. Hardcover. 0887556051 182 pages. "Specific advice is given on compiling a community archive or database, and on publishing a local history. An extensive bibliography and a guide to local archives complete the book." - back board. Average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A sound and helpful reference copy. . Good. 1981. First Edition.

$49.95

Port Stanley: Musings & Memories
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Port Stanley: Musings & Memories

Port Stanley, Ontario: Nan-Sea Publication. Hardcover. B004RM4SH8 A history of this Ontario community on the north shore of Lake Erie. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bound in chocolate brown cloth lettered in gilt. Gift greetings inside front board otherwise book clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Average wear to illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this highly-informative Ontario local history. . Very Good. 1980. First Edition.

$149.95

Reflections of West Wawanosh
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Reflections of West Wawanosh

Canada: Natural Heritage Books. Hardcover. 1896219195 683 pages. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. A history of settlement in this district. Wonderful endpaper photo of a local barn-raising scene. Laminated two-sided map of local real estate parcels and their owners laid-in. Brown boards adorned in gilt. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. A beautiful copy of this marvelous local history.. . Fine. 1996. First Edition.

$395.00

Port Coquitlam: Where Rails Meet Rivers
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Port Coquitlam: Where Rails Meet Rivers

By Davis, Chuck

Canada: Harbour. Hardcover. 1550172212 204 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photos, many of archival grade. "A comprehensive social and economic history prepared with the care and attention to detail of a historian, and with the exuberance and flair for storytelling that made him one of Greater Vancouver's most popular journalist/broadcasters. Takes an informal, anecdotal approach to retelling the city's history. A detailed and lively account of the rich and colourful past of a unique coastal city, and a must-read for historians, visitors and locals alike." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high quality copy of this attractive work. . Very Good. 2000. First Edition.

$69.95

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

Texada
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Texada

By Committee, Texada Centennial

Texada Island, B.C.: Texada Centennial Committee. Hardcover. B003W82UPK 51 pages. Numerous excellent black and white photographic plates. Presents the fascinating and industrious history of this beautiful British Columbian island in the Strait of Georgia. Former library copy with usual markings. Rebound in burgundy boards. A sound copy of this informative and important reference. HALE & BARMAN 589, EDWARDS & LORT 3471, LOWTHER 2106. . Good. 1960. First Edition.

$199.95

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