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John Black: The Apostle of the Red River

by Rev. George Bryce, M.A.,LL.D.

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Published
1898
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Condition: clean copy, some wear, label of Battleford National Historic Park on inside cover, previous owner's label on title page. Content: A later 19 century biography of a clergy man who was involved in the early settlement of Manitoba. Original edition, not a reprint. 158 pages.
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The Selkirk Settlement on the Red River

by Alex H. Sutherland

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Condition: clean copy, not dated, no publisher, signed by author on first page. Content: 62 pages. Short history of the settlement with poems.
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Flight From Famine: the Coming of the Irish to Canada

by Donald Mackay

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Published
1990
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Good
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9780771054433
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Condition: clean copy, previous owner's name on first page. Content: This tells the story of the mass migration that brought a million Irish to Canada and of their struggle to prosper. After the horrors of the voyage, thousands died at the quarantine stations on Grosse Isle and Partridge Island, where the facilities erected by the Canadian authorities were inadequate to cope… Read more
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Lord Selkirk of Red River

by John Morgan Gray

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Published
1964
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The life of Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, born in 1771 died 1820 and the story of his settlement efforts in Canada in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. 388 pages, notes, genealogical chart, index.
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First Across the Continent: Sir Alexander Mackenzie

by Barry Gough

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Published
1997
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Good
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9780771034060
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book reveals the international impact of Sir Alexander Mackenzie's 1789 and 1793 to the Artic Ocean and the Pacific expeditions respectively and places him among the elite of New World explorers, illuminating his vital role in the history of the fur trade and the American West. 232 pages, sources, index.
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VIMY RIDGE ARRAS (Battleground Europe. Arras)

by Nigel Cave

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Published
September 2004
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9780850523997
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Condition: clean copy. Content: a guide to the Vimy Ridge battle field with focus on Canadian participants in the battle. 208 pages, selective index.
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Condition: clean copy, signed by the author on title page. Content: This is the story of the 2nd Canadian Field Surgical Unit under the command of the young surgeon Rocke Robertson, the author's father, from its set-up and training in England to the historic Allied landings in Sicily, through the killings grounds of central Sicily and southern Italy to the Battle… Read more
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Greg Curnoe: Retrospective

by Pierre Theberge

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Published
1982
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Good
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9780888844699
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Condition: clean copy, light wear. Content: Catalogue to the retrospective exhibition Greg Curnoe's work held at the National Gallery of Canada, 1982. Text in French and English. 212 pages, bibliography, index of works.
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Maxwell Bates; A Retrospective

by Ian M. Thom

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Published
1982
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Good
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9780888850492
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Catalogue for the retrospective exhibition, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1982. French and English text, black and white and colour illustrations, 52 pages.
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Adrien Hebert: 30 years of his art.

by Jean Rene Ostiguy

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Published
1971
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Good
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9780888842091
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Condition: clean copy. Content: catalogue of the travelling exhibition of the work of Quebec artist Adrien Hebert. 60 pages.
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Paul Vanier Beaulieu

by Guy Robert

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Published
1996
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Good
ISBN
9782980350726
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Catalogue for retrospective exhibition of the artist held 26 June to 2 September 1996. Text in French, 32 lkpages.
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Artist at War

by Charles Fraser Comfort

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Published
1995
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9780920270219
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In 1943, the author was sent into battle to make a painter's record of the Canadian army's fight against the Germans on the Italian peninsula, this is his account of that fight. Originally published in 1956, the is a new editions which features a revised text and 33 colour reproduction's of the Comfort's wartime paintings. 202 pages, notes,… Read more
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Condition: clean copy, inscription by author on first page. Content: This book tells the story of 10 Montreal women who met at art school in the early 1900's and formed friendships that lasted all their lives. They had successful professional careers, exhibiting with the Group of Seven and at international exhibition during the 1920' and 1930's. Despite their achievements, they have… Read more
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Anne Savage: The Story of a Canadian Painter

by Anne McDougall

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Published
December 8, 2000
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9780888878533
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is a portrait biography of Anne Savage a lending Canadian artist and artist-educator who was closely allied to the Group of Seven. Her paintings are to be found in the National Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and man other others. Savage had a lifelong artistic and sentimental relationship with… Read more
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Stolen from Our Embrace

by S Fournier/Crey

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Published
1997
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9781550541175
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The authors draw examples from across Canada to provide a remarkable window on the present-day restoration of aboriginal lives and communities. This documents a growing number of First Nations communities across Canada that have begun a return to traditional healing method and initiatives in education and social services. 250 pages, sources, index.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this book, the author examines humanity's 15,000 year relationship with 'Castor canadensis' and the beaver's even longer relationship with North American landscape and ecosystems. From waterlogged environs of the Beaver Capital of Canada to a bustling workshop where craftsmen make the beaver-felt cowboy hats, the author sifts through the millennia of castorid existence in the company… Read more
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The Red Man's On The Warpath The Image Of The "indian" And The Second World War

by R. Scott Sheffield

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Published
February 18, 2005
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ISBN
9780774810951
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Condition: clean copy. Content: During the Second World War, thousands of canadian indigenous people joined in the national crusade to defend freedom and democracy. High rates of enlistment and public demonstrations of patriotism encourages Canadians to re-examine the roles and status of indigenous people in Canadian society. This work explores how wartime symbolism and imagery propelled these issues onto the national… Read more
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Prairie Warships: River Navigation in the Northwest Rebellion

by Gordon E. Tolton

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Published
2007
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ISBN
9781894974301
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this work, the author tells of the follies and triumphs of a small prairie war that was fought suing steamboats, ferries, and other river craft. This was an adventure experience at water level by warriors and soldiers on all sides - European settlers, First Nations, and Metis. 336 pages,notes, bibliography, index.
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Condition: clean copy, dust Jacket in excellent condition, protected by plastic cover. Content: The author skilfully guides readers through more than three centuries of trade history. His engaging narrative explains how Canadians, who enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world, have largely come to accept the need for an open, well-ordered international economy. Close attention to trade… Read more
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Condition: clelan copy. Content: This is the most authoritative and readable account to date of how British Columbia became British and how Oregon, Washington, and Alaska became American. 414 pages notes, bibliography, index.
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