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Strange Things: The Malevolent North in Canadian Literature

By Atwood, Margaret

Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1995 Clarendon Lectures in English Literature 1991. 'Strange Things' explores a part of the imaginative landscape. Atwood focuses on the imaginative mystique of the wilderness of Canada. Glossy soft cover, black titling to front and spine, 126 pages. Light shelf wear, a small light brown spot to fore edge. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Prison of Grass: Canada from a Native Point of View
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Prison of Grass: Canada from a Native Point of View

By Adams, Howard

Saskatoon, SK: Fifth House Books, 1995 The controversial and provocative bestseller revised and updated. 1995 reprint of the 1989 revised edition. "A classic of revisionist history." Glossy soft cover, black titling to front, white titling to spine, 206 pages. Light shelf wear, small crease to bottom free corner of front cover, light age darkening to textblock edge. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

This Army Vol. 2
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This Army Vol. 2

By Coughlin, Bing

Rome, Italy: No. 2 Canadian Public Relations Group, 1945 Another Maple Leaf Album. A portfolio of cartoons drawn on the Italian battle front especially for The Maple Leaf, Canadian Army newspaper. Cartoons reprinted from "The Maple Leaf". Used by original owner as a kind of autograph album - contains about 50 signatures followed by home towns. Illustrated card cover, red titling to front, 63 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Card Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Yesterday\'s Memories
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Yesterday's Memories

By McCaugherty, Irene E.

Fort Macleod, AB Published circa 1988. The booklet starts with a short autobiography of Irene E. McCaugherty, followed by reproductions of her paintings and the stories they tell. unpaginated. Illustrated card cover with staple binding, full colour reproductions and a few black and white photographs. Light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall - Oblong.

$40.00

Bad Luck Bank Robbers: The 1961 Havelock Bank Robbery
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Bad Luck Bank Robbers: The 1961 Havelock Bank Robbery

By Barker, Grace

Cobourg, ON: Dawn Publishing, 2006 The story of the unlucky Havelock Bank robbers. Glossy soft cover, red and green titling to front and spine, signed by author to title page, several black and white photographs, 143 pages. Light shelf wear and few light pressure marks. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Hockey Night in Canada: Sport, Identities, and Cultural Politics
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Hockey Night in Canada: Sport, Identities, and Cultural Politics

By Gruneau, Richard S.

Toronto, ON: Garamond Press, 1993 Culture and Communication in Canada Series. The authors discuss the roots of hockey, the world of professional hockey, hockey in small communities, violence in professional and minor hockey leagues, and issues of Canadian identity. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, 312 pages. Minor edge wear, gift inscription to ffep. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, light sunning to spine, a few pressure marks to back. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant\'s Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987
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Castle on the Frontier : An Immigrant's Life Journey from Holland to the Yukon, 1921-1987

By Lammers, John

Saltspring Island, BC, Canada: Gray Jay Publications, 2004 An autobiographical chronicle of the author's quest for a life of social and enivironmental harmony starting in Holland in 1921 moving to the Yukon in Canada's wild North. Glossy illustrated yellow soft cover with brown titling spine and front, illustrated with several black and white maps, 587 pages. On some orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover overweight packages, or international tracking and insurance, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

British Columbia \'71: Canada on the Pacific / Colombie-Britannique \'71: Le Canada Au Pacifique
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British Columbia '71: Canada on the Pacific / Colombie-Britannique '71: Le Canada Au Pacifique

Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1971 A short summary of British Columbian history. Bi-Lingual. White card cover with red titling, staple binding, several black and white photographs, English text 37 pages, French text 40 pages. Light age darkening, minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

International Journal, Volume LXVI, No. 4, Autumn 2011
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International Journal, Volume LXVI, No. 4, Autumn 2011

By Haglund, David G. & Joseph T. Jockel (Editors)

Toronto, Ontario: Canadian International Council, 2011 The Arctic is hot. Part II. International Journal is the scholarly publication of the Canadian International Council (CIC), a nonpartisan, nationwide council established to strengthen Canada's role in international affairs. Illustrated soft cover, pagination continues after Part I with 781 to 1075 plus 9 pages of Index. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Strategic Lift Options for Canada and the Allies (Canadian Strategic Forecast 2005)
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Strategic Lift Options for Canada and the Allies (Canadian Strategic Forecast 2005)

By Rudd, David & Ewa Petruczynik & Alexander Wooley (Editors)

The Canadian Institute for Strategic Studies, 2005 In December 2004 civilian and military analysts came together with representatives of allied governments and the private sector to explore innovative and cost-effective wasy of helping Canada and the allies to positively influence events at home and abroad. Glossy blue soft cover with black and white photographs to front, white titling to front and spine, 108 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Louis Riel # 1
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Louis Riel # 1

By Brown, Chester

Montreal, Quebec: Drawn & Quarterly Publications, 1999 Louis Riel # 1, June 1999. "This is the first of approximately ten comic-books which will tell the true story of this 19th Century individual." Illustrated card cover, black titling, staple binding, 25 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Brown, Chester. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Northern Nurses III: Blecher Islands and Northern Quebec - the 1960s
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Northern Nurses III: Blecher Islands and Northern Quebec - the 1960s

By Scott, J. Karen & Joan E. Kieser (Editors)

Oakville, Ontario: Kokum Publications, 2009 Memoirs of Kathleen Mary Jo Lutley CM and Heather J. Duncan Clayton. Following the first two books of "Northern Nurses" this volume focuses on the 1960s. In 2007 the editors Scott and Kieser accompanied Lutley revisiting her nursing stations in the far North after 40 years. This book presents the records, documents and their artwork of these pioneer nurse-midwifes. Glossy illustrated soft cover, signed with initials - we believe by Heather Clayton to title page (but provenance uncertain, scans available upon request), illustrated with many photographs and reproductions of Clayton's portraits, 188 pages. editors Scott and Kieser accompanied Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

Death in the Barren Ground
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Death in the Barren Ground

By Christian, Edgar; George Whalley (editor)

Oberon Press, 2009 A reissue of the Canadian classic: the diary of Edgar Christian who lived with tow other men during the winter of 1926-1927 in a cabin on the Thelon River living off the land. All three died of starvation. This text has been transcribed from the original and presented exactly as it was written, with an introduction by George Whalley. Soft cover, grey endpaper, 192 pages. Light shelf wear with a few pressure marks, pencil markings to title page and page 11. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Dissimulation of Birds, A: An Anecdotal Look at One Hundred of the Most Common Species
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Dissimulation of Birds, A: An Anecdotal Look at One Hundred of the Most Common Species

By Lank, David M.

Montreal: Antiquarian Press, 1988 This book is "intended for that Gawk of Birders who love ornithological trivia." Off-white card cover with black titling and illustration, black and white illustrations throughout, 160 pages. Cover and text block edges have minor smudges/marks, inscribed by author/illustrator on half title page, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author/Illustrator. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Illus. by Lank, David. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall - Oblong.

$15.00

Silk Trains: The Romance of Canadian Silk Trains or \
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Silk Trains: The Romance of Canadian Silk Trains or "The Silks"

By Webber, Bernard

Kelowna, BC: Word Works Publications, 1993 Book documents the story of a romantic but half forgotten part of Candian railroading history. Pink soft cover with blue and black titling, black and white illustrations, 125 pages. Signed in pencil by Joan (?) Webber and inscribed "For Ed C--- in memory of Bernard and times past" on title page. Cover has minor shelf wear and is otherwise in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Report of the Triangulation of the Railway Belt of British Columbia Between Kootenay and Salmon Arm Bases
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Report of the Triangulation of the Railway Belt of British Columbia Between Kootenay and Salmon Arm Bases

By Parry, H.

Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915 A publication of the Department of the Interior, Canada. Subtitled: Surveyed by P.A. Carson, D.L.S. and M.P Bridgland, D.L.S. Grey paper cover with black titling on front, staple binding, list of Errata at front, illustrated with black and white photographs and illustrations, a folded colour map (Outline Map of Part of the Railway Belt British Columbia) at back of book, 81 pages. Paper cover has edge wear with multiple small closed tears, heavy foxing around edges, significant damage to spine cover with creases, cracks and detached portions, front cover detached, cover is lightly soiled, text block and page edges darkened, light damp damage to staples, some instances of foxing in text, text is generally clean and tight, map has foxing at fold lines and a one-inch closed tear at left edge. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Paper Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

War on Fun, The
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War on Fun, The

By Levant, Ezra

Calgary, Alberta: Western Standard, 2005 "The War on Fun has begun... From Canada's most entertaining right wing rebel, Ezra Levant, comes a fascinating and alarming look at what's really going on in the battle against our lifestyles - and how Canadians can fight back against the onslaught before it's too late." Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with blue titling, 142 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, edges may be sunned, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Esprit De Corps: Quebec Poetry of the Late Twentieth Century in Translation
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Esprit De Corps: Quebec Poetry of the Late Twentieth Century in Translation

By Blouin, Louise, Bernard Pozier, D.G. Jones, Editors

Trois-Rivieres: The Muses' Company, 1997 An anthology of more than forty late Twentieth-Century Quebec poets, translated into English. There are several pages of biographical notes of poets and notes on the translators at back of book. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling, 160 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, small pale spot on lower edge of back cover that carries through the cover to reverse side, some tiny dark specks and some pale marks of discolouration to text block edge, a small spot near edge of page 10, otherwise book is bright and tight - an attractive book. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Wild on the Superior Frontier: A Romance of Settler\'s Lives Lake Superior 1845-1900
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Wild on the Superior Frontier: A Romance of Settler's Lives Lake Superior 1845-1900

By Stevens, James R.

Thunder Bay, Ontario: James R. Stevens, 2010 Book is #12/225, signed by the author. "With the opening of the Michigan State Canal in 1855 thousands of westernized people migrated into the grand Lake Superior watershed...This is a book for those who desire a large picture of the past in Superior country. It contains stories with humour, deceit, awry cases of justice, rough voyages on the Big lake, amazing finds of mineral wealth, and loving and strained relationships between men and women on the 19th Century frontier." Illustrated blue soft cover with yellow titling, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 240 pages. With the exception of minor edge and shelf wear, this book is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed and Inscribed By Artist. Limited/Numbered/Signed First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Castles of the North - Canada\'s Grand Hotels
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Castles of the North - Canada's Grand Hotels

By Chisholm, Barbara, Editor

Toronto: Lynx Images Inc., 2001 Written by Barbara Chisholm, Frances Backhouse, Ray Djuff, John Lindsay, David Macfarlane, France Gagnon Pratte, Terry Reksten, Harry M. Sanders, Robert W. Sandford, Adrian Waller and William Weintraub. Book celebrates the magnificent history of Canada's grand hotels. Black cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, profusely illustrated with over four hundred black and white photographs, several pages of publisher's advertising at back, 296 pages. A few tiny specks of discolouration on text block edge; dust jacket has very light shelf wear, otherwise this handsome book is in great condition. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$30.00

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