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Dominion of the North

By Creighton, Donald

Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1972. Reprint. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Very Good/in a very good dust jacket. 20.5 cm. Both dust-jacket and book present as a very good x-library book. This being an x-library book, it still has the pockets and a small stamp on the title page. The interior is clean bright and tight. The dust jacket which has a closed tear at the top of spine is glued to the back end paper. A quote from the dust jacket. ""It is also history in the modern and scientific style, for the book is built on the most painstaking research."" …description and analysis never impede but are woven brilliantly into the narrative.

$36.90

Directory of Members of Parliament and Federal Elections for the North-West Territories and Saskatchewan 1887-1953

By Turner, Allan R.

Regina: The Saskatchewan Archives Board, 1956. Edition Not Stated. Illustrated Paper Wraps. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.5 cm. A. W. Davey. The directory has light toning to covers at the edges, there is slight closed tear to the heel of the spine. This item is in very good to near fine condition. This is a complete historical record of persons who were connected with the governments of Saskatchewan and the North-West Territories prior to 1905.

$16.40

Letters From North America

By Father Antoine Silvy, S.J.(translated by Alice Dickson)

Belleville, Ontario: Mika Publishing Company, 1980. First Separate Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Very Good/with No dust-jacket. 23.5 cm. This is an x-library copy with stamps on ffep and top of text block, no other markings or pockets. The book is very good condition with clean and bright pages. Includes the maps of the areas, along the St. Lawrence 1744, and the great lakes 1744 Relation de L'America Septentrionalle (or Letters from America 1709-1710) …Not only are the various Indian tribes written about but also the Eskimos, early English forts, animals, birds, trees, references to native copper mines, etc.

$16.40

Search Out the Land

By Sheldon J. Godfrey & Judith C. Godfrey

Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995. First Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 23.5 cm. The book is tight clean and bright a fine copy. A quote from the dust jacket. To date, Jews and Jewish contributions to the early development of the British colonies in North America have been marginalized. In Search out the Land, Sheldon Godfrey and Judith Godfrey begin to redress this situation…

$36.90

Travels through the Canada's:

By George Heriot, Esq.

Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1971. Facsimile Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine/in a very good dust jacket. 21.5 cm. The set comes in a slip case which is in very good to near fine condition light rubbing to corners. The books are in near fine condition tight and clean. The 4 panel frontispiece is intact. The Travels originally published in 1807 is reproduced here in facsimile.

$28.70

The Dawn at Shanty Bay

By Knowles, Robert E.

Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1907. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Very Good/with No dust-jacket. 20.5 cm. Griselda Marshall McClure. The book has light rubbing to edges. There is light soiling to front cover. The interior is clean and bright. The book has illustrated pictorial endpapers , decorated pages and chapter vignettes, by Griselda Marshall McClure. The coloured frontispiece still has the tissue guard in place. Ronald Robertson's Christmas.

$20.50

The Rainmaker
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The Rainmaker

By Senator Keith Davey

Toronto: Stoddard Publishing Co. Limited, 1986. First Edition. Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 24.0 cm. Signed. With the exception of the small coffee stain to the front text block, it is in near fine condition, clean and bright interior. A quote from the dust jacket. In this fascinating mix of autobiography and expose, he takes us right into the heart of a modern political Party….Revealing portraits of many of his contemporaries. Canadian Politics from the early 1960's to the middle 80's.

$36.90

Stone Country
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Stone Country

By Bowering, George

Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2003. First Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 23.5 cm. Pierre-Paul Pariseau. Signed by the author. Overall a very nice looking book. There is a previous owners bookplate on the dedication page. A history of Canada in the narrative, a well researched and unauthorized history.

$32.80

Approaches to Canadian History

By Editor: Ramsay Cook, Craig Brown, Carl Berger

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1967. First Edition. Stiff Paper Wraps. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. There is light sunning to edges, the book is in very good condition with clean and bright pages. ""M. Brunet's rejection of the traditional interpretations of the Conquest. These papers, then go far beyond the boundaries of what is usually thought of as technical history.""

$12.30

Beyond the River and the Bay

By Ross, Eric

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1970. First Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 24.0 cm. The book and dust-jacket are in near fine condition. There is a name plate on ffep. The maps are in fine condition. The book is based on an imaginary long-lost manuscript by Ian Alexander Bell Robertson…..when Selkirk was given his large land grant to colonize Red River, Robertson offered his support by writing a description of the whole of the Northwest as it was at that time…

$49.21

Canada

By Leacock, Stephen

Toronto: The House of Seagram, 1941. First Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Very Good/with No dust-jacket. 26.0 cm. The book is clean and tight with the previous owners signature on ffep. The slip case shows rubbing along the edges. Overall a very good copy. Profusely illustrated with images drawn by Canadian artists. Stephen Leacock explores Canadian history. Laid is the limited edition slip and also a letter to the previous owner on such a good buy, dated 1966.

$32.80