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Tales of Kitamaat

by Robinson, Gordon [Signed]

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1956
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British Columbia: Northern Sentinal Press, 1956. Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. pp. viii, 46. "A selection of legends, folk stories and customs of the Haisla people, a branch of the Kwakiutl Indian language-group who live on the West Coast of British Columbia." - subtitle. Lovely line drawing illustrations. Sound and unmarked with light… Read more
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The Archaeology of Southern Ontario to A.D. 1650 - Occasional Paper Number 5 (Five)

by Ellis, Chris J.; Ferris, Neal: Editors

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1990
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Canada: OAS Inc., 1990. pp. xxii, 570, [4]. Extensive list of references cited. List of Figures. Errata slip inside front cover. "Presents a synthesis of the long and varied development and the details of Native life in southern Ontario revealed primarily by archaeological research." - Introduction. Prior owner's name inside front cover. Please note:… Read more
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Andy Paull As I Knew Him and Understood His Times

by Dunlop, Herbert Francis

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1989
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Canada: The Order of the O.M.I. Of St. Pauls Province. Paperback. B000IDFAJK Signed and generically inscribed by author upon title page. vii, [1], 264 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Andy Paull [1892-1959] was a Squamish leader, native rights activist, coach, and lawyer. The author got to know Mr. Paull during his tenure at St.… Read more
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Vignettes of Vancouver

by Hood, Robert Allison

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1954
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Vancouver, B.C.: Education Services. Hardcover. B0000EEN2N Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. 84 pages. 21 x 14.5cm. Black and white illustrations in text. A compilation of the author's verses relating to Vancouver, B.C. which are presented in four sections: The Sailor, The Indian, Denizens of the Sanctuary in Stanley Park, and Features of Charm… Read more
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"And so they came to Cowichan."

by Bishop, Margaret W

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1975
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Victoria, BC: Robinson Press. Paperback. B0007B153S [2], 31 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Fascinating and delightful reading. Describes the life of the author's hardy European ancestors who settled in the Cowichan area on Vancouver Island in the 1800s. The story begins with Robert McLay who left Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland, to first visit Vancouver… Read more
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Spirits of the Sacred Mountains: Creation Stories of the American Indians

by Coffer, William E.

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1978
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9780442216009
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USA: Van Nostrand Reinhold. Hardcover. 0442216009 xvi, [2], 122 pages. Footnotes, bibliography. index. Illustrated in black and white. "A landmark book in American Indian ethnology, this book presents traditional creation stories of Indian tribes and is the first to bring an American Indian point of view to the theory of the origin of human life. Draws… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, June 1926, Vol. LVII, No. 338: Through the Inner Deserts of Arabia / Behind the Himalayas / Among the Amazons

by Malcomson, F.A.; Charnley, W.; verrill, A. Hyatt; Vivian, Major V.; Elwyn, Jack; Johnston, Capt. Bernard; Ward, Capt. F. Kingdon; Jerome, Jerome V.; Dunne, Patrick; Cleaver, Hylton; Hayter, C.N.C.; Malmignati, The Countess; Stradling, Jack; Dubois, Jean

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1926
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New York: The International News Company. Single Issue Magazine. Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Car No. 13 - A routine train trip enmeshes F. A. Malcomson aboard Car No. 13 of the "Californian Limited" at Los Angeles; My Mad Mate - The reason why young Harry Neild's hair was white; Among the Amazons… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, December [Dec.] 1923, Vol. LII, No. 308: Exploring in Central Brazil / The Signalman Baboon

by McAgee, M.; St. Lawrence, Bernard; Smith, L. Marsden; Fitz-Simmons, F.W.; Lees, Frederic; Weddall, A.; Walmsley, Leo; Turner, Captain Fred; Evans, Captain E.A.; Greenwood, Charles; Ferguson, R.Muir; Read, Oliver; North, P. Escott

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1923
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New York: The International New Company. Single Issue Magazine. Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Black Cat Luck - Story related by John McAgee, a Texas cowman; The Fete of "St. Muslin" - Annual festival in Tarare, France to honour M. Antoine Simonet, inventor of Muslin which is made in local mills - article… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, October [Oct.] 1928, Vol. LXI, No. 366: Cycling Round the World / The "Teak-Wallahs" of Northern Siam

by Thorenfeldt, Kai; Dove, S.W.; Day, Jeanne; Elder, W.A.; Wilford, Frank; King, Fay; Stuart, Murray; Browne, J.A.; See, Billy; Mackenzie, Donald; Hawkes, E.W.; Upfield, Arthur W.; Stuart-Reid, G.E.

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1928
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New York: The International News Company. Single Issue Magazine. Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Cycling Round the World - Part I - Kai Thorenfeldt spent over two years travelling over 20,000 miles on his own!; Akimaldo's Great Idea - A story which proves West Africans have a sense of humour "even if in… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, April [Apr.] 1926, Vol. LVI, No. 336: On Patrol in Cannibal Papua

by Carson, Captain John H.; Gibbons, Charles Harrison; Wilsdon, Lieut. R.L.; Upfield, Arthur W.; Brooke, Captain W.; Bushell, N. Keith; Patrick, B.; McLaren, Jack; beddington, H.G.; Tench; C.V.; Forteath, Major A.M.; Mayo, Katherine; Savage, Frank Morris

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1926
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New York: The International News Company. Single Issue Magazine. Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: The Paymaster's Dillemma - A story of American Army life in Manila; The "Place of the Evil Spirit" - The history of Strathcona National Park on Vancouver Island, with photos; The Blind Seer - A curious story of native… Read more
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The Wide World - The Magazine For Men, January [Jan.] 1915, Vol. 34, No. 201: Experiences in Keewatin

by Garkin, Dmitri; Woodroffe, J. Froude; Patterson, Walter G.; Browne, J.E.; Godsell, P.H.; Prichard, Katharine; Comstock, Edith I.; al, Et

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New York: The International New Company. Single Issue Magazine. Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: A Dead Man's Diary - Dmitri Garkin's body - and his diary - were discovered in the summer of 1913 on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean; Three Thousand Miles On A Raft - an adventurous voyage down… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, August [Aug.] 1923, Vol. LI, No. 304: The Story of John Jewitt / The Children of the Wilderness

by Lugrin, N. De Bertrand; Bredon, Juliet; Evans, Captain E.A.; Pound, Reginald; Plummer, Ernest Arthur; Siringo, Charles A.; Collinson, Clifford W.; Walmsley, Leo; Lachman, Leonard; McKissick, Stuart; Lane, Rose Wilder; Carron, Grant

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1923
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New York: The International New Company. Single Issue Magazine. Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Story of John Jewitt - A young Englishman is taken as a slave by Maquinna, chief of the Nuu-chah-nulth people of Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island; The Children of the Wilderness - Part I - Juliet Bredon's photo-illustrated… Read more
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Yesterday, The River: A History of the Ear Falls [Ontario] District

by Kiebuzinski, Rae

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1975
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Canada: Township of Ear Falls History Committee, 1975. pp.xi, [1], 387. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Three maps. "Ear Falls is a bush town in a slow-growth area of Ontario. It has been carved out of the forests and imbedded in some of Canada's most picturesque countryside. The history of Ear Falls… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, November [Nov.] 1923, Vol. LI, No. 307: The Woman of the Island

by McMullan, E.N.; Ford, John Anson; Harrell, C.J.; Grimshaw, beatrice; Thomason, Hugh; Kelsall, Capt. RAymond; Smith, L. Marsden; Wilkins, Benjamin Ogden; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Waddall, A.; Sabine, Louis A.; Pound, Reginald; Grimes, Oliver S.; Armstrong, M.

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1923
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New York: The International New Company. Single Issue Magazine. Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Woman of the Island - The extraordinary experience that befell E.N. McMullan in the remote interior of Brazil, showing that even the wildest savages have some concpetion of the white man's abilities and a very lively sense of… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine, True Stories of Adventure, September [Sept.] 1930, Vol. 64, No. 383: Kitwancool Valley Survey / Round the World in a "Baby" Car

by MacLeod, Jack; Ruxton, J.L.; De Havilland, Gladys; Gibbon, John; Sinclair, David; Reid, Major C. Lestock; Kohl, Edith Ammons; Melville, Peter; De Risse, Mark; Cooper, Sergeant A.R.; Lamond, Henry G.; Melville, Fred J.

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1930
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New York: The International News Company. Single Issue Magazine. Generously illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Our Wild Boar - Coolies were afraid to work on a tea plantation in Assam, India due to a huge wild boar; Two Mysteries - Two strange incidents that happened in a North Country hospital during WWI; Bred in… Read more
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The Wide World, The Magazine for Men, November [Nov.] 1915, Vol. 36, No. 211 - Journey Down the Amazon From Its Source

by Lincoln, Robert Page; Stock, Ralph; Campbell, Major W.N.; Patterson, W.G.; besley, J. Campbell; Weller, H.E.; Devlin, Paul; Wiseman, J. Clint; Hamilton, H.A.; Cater, Rowland W.; Hewson, Lionel

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New York: The International News Company. Single Issue Magazine. Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: Barton's Grizzly - Well-known Western hunter and guide J. Barton sets out to single-handedly capture a live California grizzly bear (includes cover illustration); In Search of Adventure - Part IV - the story of a chequered cruise; Kidnapped -… Read more
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Wood Storms

by Stephens, Gurdeep; Amos, Robert (Foreword); Grant, Peter; David, Joe; Merino, Luis

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2014
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9780993852107
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Canada: D.I.E.. Paperback. 0993852106 "The first book to explore the life and work of exuberant and compelling British Columbia artist Godfrey Stephens, whose work reflects nautical, modern and classical influences, along with the formative influence of his boyhood relationship with Kwakwaka'wakw Master Carver Chief Mungo Martin. From towering sculptures likened to abstract totem poles, to psychedelic whirling paintings and… Read more
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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, March [Mar.] 1924, Vol. LII, No. 311: Adrift on an Ice-Floe

by Verrill, A. Hyatt; Green, Lieut.-Commander Fitzhugh; Blackman, Winifred S.; McNeill, W.W.; Weddall, A.; "Shikari"; Roche, W.; Grimshaw, Beatrice; Layng, Charles; Cronstedt, Count Nils; Borders, Allen; "Lanham"; Thane, Rodney

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1924
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New York: The International New Company. Single Issue Magazine. Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: The Hunting of Gonzales - An adventure of Senor Ramon Torres, a Captain of Rurales - the famous mounted police of Mexico; Adrift on an Ice-Floe - Lieut. Commander Fitzhugh Green provides a photo-illustrated account of the amazing fashion… Read more
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The Chapleau Game Preserve: History, Murder and Other Tales

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2004
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Canada: Private. Paperback. 097322990X Generically signed and dated by author atop first page, which also bears dabs of liquid paper. 318 pages. Several black and white reproductions of photos. Contents include: Six Murders and a Disapperance; Fur Bootlegging Trials; The New Brunswick House Indian Band; Chapleau Roads; The Indian Schools; The Fires of 1948; Historic Missanabie; The… Read more
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Legends of my people, the great Ojibway

by Morrisseau, Norval

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1977
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9780070777149
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Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. Paperback. 0070777144 xxii, 130 pages. "Tells of the beliefs, tales and legends of the great Ojibway nation of Lake Nipigon and the Thunder Bay district. Illustrated with Morriseau's bold and distinctive drawings." - back cover. Norval Morrisseau [1932-2007] founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art. Prior owner's name (twice) atop first blank… Read more
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