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Red Lights on the Prairies

By Gray, James H.

Toronto: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1974. Reprint. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 23.5 cm. The book is an excellent specimen of Near fine with its dust-jacket on. A quote from the dust jacket. As long as prostitution didn't become too blatant, the understaffed city police departments were content to ignore it;…James Gray examines the prairie cities, large and small …. And tells of the three way skirmishes ….

$23.33

In Western Canada Before the War

By Mitchell, Elizabeth B.

Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1981. First Trade Paperback Edition. Illustrated Paper Wraps. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 21.5 cm. A very nice copy in near fine condition. In Western Canada before the War was first published in 1915 by John Murray of London. Elizabeth Mitchells journey and year long stay in Saskatchewan, is well documented as a social history of Western Canada, before the first World War.

$27.21

Frontier Farewell

By Wilson, Garrett

Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2007. First Edition. Illustrated Card Covers with French Flaps. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. The book really does justice to the term Near Fine. This book tells the story of Western Canada from the 1700's to the Sitting Bull episode, where he leads his people to Canada and the North-West in 1881. This is the end of the Old West and the beginning or birth of a new society.

$34.99

Forty Years in Canada

By Steele, Samuel B.

Toronto: McGraw Hill Ryerson Ltd., 1972. Reissue. Hard Cover. Very Good/in a very good dust jacket. 22.0 cm. This is an x-library copy with pocket and stamps. The copy is in very good condition. Steele fought against the Fenian, and was on the Red River Expedition against Louis Riel's Métis. He was knighted for his services after serving in the First World War.

$19.44

The Birth of Western Canada

By Stanley, George F. G.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1963. Reprint. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 21.0 cm. The cover shows rubbing and light bumping. The interior is clean and tight. This updated book on the Riel Rebellions of 1869 and 1885, by George F. G. Stanley, is a dispassionate study of the milieu and the climate of opinion which influenced Riel, and of the Métis concern over prospective political, social, and economic change.

$9.33

The Honourable Company: A History of the Hudson's Bay Company

By Mackay, Douglas

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1949. 2nd Edition Revised. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Very Good/with No dust-jacket. 23.5 cm. The book has a light bump to corner and light rubbing to edges. The interior is clean and tight. This edition is revised to 1949 by Alice MacKay. Illustrated throughout with maps, photographs and illustrations.

$42.76

The Regional Decline of a National Party: Liberals on the Prairies

By Smith, David E.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981. First Trade Paperback Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. Clean and tight, this item is very good to near fine. A quote from the dust jacket. Smith views the reforms which helped restore the Liberals to federal power after the defeat in 1957 as a primary cause of the party's continuing poor electoral performances....

$15.55

The North West Company

By Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins

Toronto: The MacMillan Company, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/in a poor dust jacket. 22.5 cm. The dust-jacket has the bottom half missing on the front panel and a large chip out of the spine at the top. There is a withdrawn stamp on ffep. The book with the endpaper maps showing the principle trading stations of the North West Company. When the first North West Company Co-partnership was formed in Montreal in 1779 the fur trade was North America's major industry and the only business of any account…. Campbell gives an account of the Seven Oaks Massacre, where the Métis had come together as an identifiable force in Western Canada, under Cuthbert Grant.

$31.10

This You Rejected

By Obodiac, Stan

Yorkton: Stan Obodiac, 1953. First Edition. Illustrated Paper Wraps. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 22.0 cm. There is discolouration to spine edge and top(sunning). The paper is supple and starting to brown. There is a x-libris stamp on front cover. These are the 1953 radio campaign speeches of Social Credit candidate Stan Obodiac, for the Federal Constituency of Yorkton... (peel 7419)

$34.99

The Promised Land: Settling the West 1896 - 1914

By Berton, Pierre

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, [1984]. First Edition. Faux Leather (Hardcover). Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 25.0 cm. Tom McNeely. The book and slipcase are in Near fine condition, clean bright and tight. Of settlers and the politics of settling the Canadian West.

$31.10

J.K. Ranch

By Boon, Clarence A.

Brandon: Clarence A. Boon, 1987. First Edition. Illustrated Paper Covers (Hardcover). Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. Terry McLean. There is light rubbing to edges and bumping to spine tips. The interior is clean and tight. This is the authors 14th book in sixteen years.

$38.88

Women of Red River

By Healy, W. J.

Winnipeg: The Women's Canadian Club, 1970. 5th Printing. Illustrated Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Very Good/in a very good dust jacket. 21.5 cm. The dust-jacket and book are in good to very good condition. The dust-jacket has light sunning and rubbing. There are a number of small closed tears. The interior has pencil notations and underling to a few pages. Presents in very good condition. The book has early sketch map endpapers of the Red River area. The time period for the stories approximately 1840 to 1900.

$15.55

John Rowand Czar of the Prairies

By MacGregor, J. G.

Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1978. First Trade Paperback Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. Light rubbing to edges. The interior is clean and bright. Situated in Edmonton, John Rowan as a Chief Factor of the Hudson Bay Company, ruled over the North West to the Pacific Ocean for a period of thirty some odd years.

$23.33

Historie de la Nation Metisse dan L'Ouest Canadien

By Tremaudan, Auguste-Henri de

Saint-Boniface: Editions des Plaines Inc., 1979. Revised Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 21.0 cm. Marcel Lemaire. The book is clean and tight, there is a small rubbed area on back cover, neatly written gift inscription on ffep. The book is in FRENCH. Preface: but between 1936 and publication of the 1979, that changes in work, in the historical interpretation of the facts, especially in the thinking and attitudes of Canadians

$15.55

Monseigneur Alexandre Antonin Tache O. M. I.: Conference donnee sous les auspices de ""l'Union-Canadienne"" a Saint-Boniface le 25 Janvier 1920

By Cyr, Ernest J.

Saint-Boniface: Mgr A. Beliveau, Archbishop of Saint-Boniface, 1920. First Edition. Paper Wraps. Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 19.5 cm. This is an x-library with all the faults, no pockets. The interior is clean, there is a stamp to ffep. The cover has rubbing and a closed tear. The item is in French. It looks like a short history of Monseigneur Alexandre Antonin Tache O. M. I. Mentions Riel and the north West.

$19.44

Blazing the Old Cattle Trail

By MacEwan, Grant

Saskatoon: The Western Producer Prairie Book Service, 1972. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/in a very good dust jacket. 22.0 cm. The jacket has tearing closed and open to the edge. The jacket is clean. The book has a slight roll and shows light rubbing to spine and corner tips. The interior is clean and bright. A quote from the dust jacket. Many of the people and episodes in Blazing The Old Cattle Trail formerly existed only as local heroes.

$15.55

Papers Read Before the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba Series III Number 14

By Editor: Douglas Kemp

Winnipeg: Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, 1959. First Edition. Paper Wraps. Very Good/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. Soiling to covers, otherwise very good. Articles included are: Early Manitoba Newspapers (A. M. Pratt), The Hudson Bay Railway (Earl), Sir Hugh John Macdonald(George P. McLeod), The origin and growth of Western Canadian Aviation(Roy Brown).The article written about MacDonald was taken from letters and diaries, Hugh MacDonald had written home. They pertained to the trip out and back from the Riel Rebellion. The Quance Lectureship Committee of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

$15.55

Columbia Journals: David Thompson

By Editor: Barbara Belyea

Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1998. First Trade Paperback Edition. Illustrated Paper Wraps. Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 23.0 cm. The book is clean and tight, with light rubbing to covers. This is a remainder. David Thompson records his explorations and observations, of the Columbia River basin for the North West Company.

$19.44

When The West Was Young

By Higinbotham, John D.

Lethbridge: Herald Printers, 1978. 2nd Edition. Embossed Cloth (Hardcover). Near Fine/with No dust-jacket as issued. 20.5 cm. Clean, tight and bright. This 2nd edition illustrated with photographic reproductions. When the West Was Young, gives a vivid description of early Alberta, including Fort Whoop-Up.

$23.33

Caesars of the Wilderness

By Newman, Peter C.

Markham: Viking -Penguin Books Canada Limited, 1987. First Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 25.0 cm. Book and jacket are in near fine condition. Book is tight and clean Section heading: Empire Triumphant. Peter C. Newman's thought on the British coming into western Canada under the guise of the Hudson Bay Company.

$97.19

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