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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
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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 Prairie W.A.S.P.;: A history of the rural municipality of Oakland, Manitoba
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The Prairie W.A.S.P.;: A history of the rural municipality of Oakland, Manitoba

By Stuart, J. A. D

Winnipeg, Manitoba: Prairie Pub. Co. Hardcover. B0007J4UO6 Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. 258 pages. 8vo. Index. Footnotes. Maps and lists of historic landowners and their holdings. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Illustrated endpapers. "A readable account of the early history of the Rural Municipality of Oakland, Manitoba, one of the most British municipalities in Manitoba. Focuses on the years 1879 to 1889 and contains pioneering anecdotes, literary selections, factual information on the problems of homesteading, threats of secession from Canada and local glimpses of such issues as the Riel Rebellion and the Manitoba School Question." - dust jacket. Above-average external wear and soiling to book. Binding intact. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. HACKETT (2e) 863, ARTIBISE 1202. . Fair. 1969. First Edition.

$195.00

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

Sea-Lake
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Sea-Lake

By Pearson, Anne

Victoria, B.C.: Sea-Lake Editions. Paperback. B004GVYMOY Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. 120 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. Few markings to contents. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this informative southern Vancouver Island local history and valuable genealogical reference. HALE & BARMAN 712. . Fair. 1981. First Edition.

$295.00

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

Pic, Pulp and People: A History of the Marathon District (Revised Edition)
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Pic, Pulp and People: A History of the Marathon District (Revised Edition)

By Boultbee, Jean & Jesse

Ontario: Township of Marathon. Paperback. B007XIZADY 199 pages. Many black and white reproductions of interesting archival photos and maps. An updated edition of the 1967 first edition. "A vivid chronicle of the creation and development of the northern Ontario resource town of Marathon." - Introduction. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative local history. First edition listed in BISHOP at page 1059. . Good. 1981. Revised Edition.

$199.95

Come Walking and Leave Early, A Pictorial History of the Chatham Wallaceburg and Lake Erie Railway Co.
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Come Walking and Leave Early, A Pictorial History of the Chatham Wallaceburg and Lake Erie Railway Co.

By Rhodes, John

Chatham, Ontario: Rhodes Specialty Advertising. Hardcover. 0969338015 Signed, without inscription, by author upon front free endpaper. "From the autumn of 1905 to the spring of 1930 the Chatham, Wallaceburg and Lake Erie Railway was part of the daily lives of the people of the southwest Ontario peninsula. The C.W. & L.E. came in with the industrial boom at the turn of the century and was almost the first casualty of the Great Depression." - Foreword. [4], 175 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Above-average wear to boards. Moderate lean to spine, otherwise binding sound. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reference copy of this fascinating and informative history. . Fair. 1989. 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

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

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

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

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

A History of Prince George
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A History of Prince George

By Runnalls, F. E.

British Columbia. Hardcover. B000XT3D5M xxi, 199 pages. Index. List of Books Consulted. Illustrated in black and white. Reprint of the 1946 first edition. "May this second edition give to all who read it a greater understanding and appreciation of the roots and early years of the city of Prince George and of the struggles and spirit of its pioneers." - xi. Name atop front free endpaper, otherwise clean and bright with very light wear to maroon boards with gilt lettering. A handsome copy. Hale & Barman 797. . Very Good. 1983. Reprint.

$69.95

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