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    Best Little Cookbook in the West by Hoare, Jean

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Deadwood Publishing Ltd., 1983. First Edition . Spiral-bound . Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ILLUSTRATED, Foreword by Nancy Millar. Very good white metal spiral bound pink pictorial paperback. Some wear, creasing, note and label on endpaper. (1983), 4to, 247pp. [1] NOT IN PEEL "The cookbook reveals why the Flying N was chosen in 1973 as one of the ten best restaurants in Canada by Anne Hardy, author of Where to Eat in Canada." Recipes include: Native Drums Chicken, Genuine Kalua Pig, Mrs. Murphy's Chowder, The Agnes Nibble, Willowcreek Deer in Beer, Buffaloaf, Buffalo Ribs, Spit Roasted Buffalo, Alberta Quark Cheesecake, Aebleskivers by Rhea, Pemmican Pate, Indian Fry Bread, Porcupine Pie, Cape Town Bredee, Clapshot, etc.


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    Alberta Butterflies by C. D. Bird, G. J. Hilchie, N. G. Kondla, E. M. Pike, F. A. H. Sperling

    The Provincial Museum Of Alberta. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0773216723 . Hardcover. 1995. The Provincial Museum of Alberta. 349 pages. Book and Dust Jacket are in FINE condition. ; 11.26 X 8.50 X 1.18 inches; 349 pages .


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    Black Bonanza: Alberta's Oil Sands and the Race to Secure North America's Energy Future by Sweeny, Alastair

    Missisauga, ON, Canada: John Wiley Canada, 2010. First Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very good black hardcover. Very good black DJ. Some wear, usual ex-library markings. (2010), 8vo, [8], ix-xvii, [1], 1-254pp. CONTENTS: Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1: All About the Oil Sands. Chapter 2: Origins All Hell for a Basement. Chapter 3: Gearing Up The Years of Frustration. Chapter 4: Pay Dirt The Oil Sands Today. Chapter 5: King Ralph and the SAGD Revolution. Chapter 6: Tar Wars Oil versus the Environment. Chapter 7: Peak Oil Terror and the Athabasca Answer. Chapter 8: Blue Shift A New Frontier in Energy. Index. "What if Canada's environmental nightmare was really an engineering triumph and the key to a stable and sustainable future? Digging into the past, present and future of oil sands technology, this title presents a case that the Sands aren't the environmental boogeyman set to destroy humanity, but rather our best hope for a truly sustainable future." oclc


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    Alberta in the 20th century: A journalistic history of the province- Volume Five-Brownlee and The Triumph Of Populism by Ted Byfield

    Alberta: United Western Communications., 1996. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Hardcover. New. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Volume Five-Brownlee and The Triumph Of Populism-12.10 X 9.20 X 0.80 inches- No DJ as issued- Clean, tight and unmarked- a must read of Alberta History- Illustrated, Photo illustrated boards, historic photographs- Cartographic endpapers-


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    Policing the Central Peace by Kurz, Irving A

    Spirit River, Alberta, Canada: I. A. KURZ, 1987. First Edition . Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ILLUSTRATED, Fine blue pictorial trade paperback. "Sample" written in black marker on cover. (1987), 8vo, viii, 127pp. [1], "This book is about ordinary men who came to police the Central Peace District in northern Alberta."


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    Alberta in the 20th Century: Volume 9 Leduc, Manning & The Age of Prosperity 1946 - 1963 by Ted Byfield

    Alberta: United Western Communications, , 2001. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Alberta in the 20th Century: Volume 9 Leduc, Manning & The Age of Prosperity 1946 - 1963 -12.10 X 9.20 X 0.80 inches- No DJ as issued- Clean, tight and unmarked- a must read of Alberta History- Illustrated, Photo illustrated boards, historic photographs- Cartographic endpapers-


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    Banff Parks Of All Seasons FRONTIER BOOK NO. 10 by Downs, Art

    Surrey, B.C.: Frontier Publishing Limited, 1980. First Edition . Paperback. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. FRONTIER BOOK NO. 10, Fair color pictorial stapled card covers. Hole drilled through spine of book. (1980), 8vo, 62pp. "Born in 1885 as a small reserve around a hot springs, Banff today coves 9,050 sq. km. Canada's most popular national park, hosting each year over 3 million summer and winter visitors."


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    ALBERTA IN THE 20TH CENTURY-The Albertans: from Settlement to Super Province 1905 - 2005 (Alberta in the 20th century) by Paul Stanway

    CANADA: CanMedia, 2005. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 13 VOLUME SET- Clean and unmarked.-Canmedia Inc., Edmonton. [0-9736529-0-X], 1st printing, collector's edition-February 2005. No DJ as issued. Various. 13 volume set. Maps, illustrated. Extra postage will apply. Volumes titles: Volume 1 "The Great West before 1900", Volume 2 "The Birth of a Province 1900-1910", Volume 3 "The Boom and the Bust 1910-1914", Volume 4 "The Great War and its Consequences 1914-1920", Volume 5 "Brownlee and the Triumph of Populism 1920-1930", Volume 6 "Fury and Futility: the Onset of the Great Depression 1930-1935", Volume 7 Aberhart and the Alberta Insurrection 1935-1940", Volume 8 "The War that United a Province 1939-1945", Volume 9 "Leduc, Manning & the Age of Prosperity 1946-1963", Volume 10 "The Sixties Revolution & the Fall of Social Credit", Volume 11 "Lougheed & the War with Ottawa 1971-1984", Volume 12 Alberta Takes the Lead 1984-2000", BONUS Centennial Limited Edition "The Albertans 1905-2005"-Number 6419 of 35,000 copies.


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    Alberta At 100 : Celebrating the Legacy by Gilpin, John [Frederick]

    Encino, CA, USA: Cherbo Publishing Group, 2006. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine black oblong hardcover. Near fine black color pictorial DJ. Light use. [3], iv-xxii, 1-176pp. illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 x 31 cm. The Centennial history 1906-2006 of Alberta, Canada.


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    The Land of Twelve Foot Davis (A History of the Peace River Country) by MacGregor, James G

    Edmonton, Canada: Applied Art Products, 1952. Cloth. 395 pages. Illustrated. Index. Signed by the author. No dust jacket. A solid copy with only light wear. . First Edition. Very Good.


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    The First Post A History Of The Police Force In Peace River 1898-1998 by Crawford, Barbara

    Alberta, Canada: RCMP 100th Anniversary Committee/Valley Printers, 1998. First Edition . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Scarce book not located in OCLC. Very good metal spiral bound red color pictorial card covers. Light wear. (1998), 8vo, [1], ii--vi, 30pp. Fine fold-out map. "The first detachment in the Peace River Country was established in 1897 with headquarters at Lesser Slave Lake and under the command of Staff Sergeant Samuel Hetherington,


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    Tides In The West by Nesbitt, Leonard D

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: Modern Press, 1963. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Wm. W. Perehudoff. Foreword by G. L. Harrold President Alberta Wheat Pool. Very good brown cloth. Very good pink white pictorial DJ. Some wear and tears, clean interior. Presentation copy to J. W. Falck January 1963 printed on endpaper. [nd, January 1963), 8vo, [10], 1-413pp. [7], illustrations, portraits 23 cm. New archival mylar cover included. "The Alberta Wheat Pool was the FIRST of Canada's wheat farmer co-operatives in 1923." wikipedia


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    $97.76

    Harvest of Memories Vol. II 1981-2000 Histories of Kingman and Districts by Kingman Recreation Association

    Kingman, AB, Canada: Kingman Recreation Association, 2000. First Edition . Leather or Leatherette. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Cover title Harvest of Memories History of Kingman and Districts Volume Two Contents: Old Book Story, New Book Story, Our Community Year 2000, Family Histories, Photo Gallery, Index. Fine green leatherette. Illustrated endpapers. Gilt titles and cover illustration. (2000), 4to, v, [1], 109pp. [1]


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    Ghost Towns of Alberta. by Fryer, Harold

    Langley, BC: Stagecoach Press, 1976 First edition hardcover in dust jacket. 200 pp. Photographs, bibliography, index. Owner's stamp on the front endpaper. Jacket has some tiny tears, light rubbing, a bit of sunning to the spine. Very Good/Very Good.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. BC2-5.


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    The Indians Their Manners and Customs by McLean, John

    Toronto, Canada: Coles Publishing Company, 1970. Reprint Edition . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FRONTISPIECE, EIGHTEEN FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS, Near fine orange green glossy pictorial trade paperback. Slight wear, previous owner name white out. (1970), 8vo, 351pp. [1], Not in Strathern Alberta 1954-1979 A Provincial Bibliography.


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    Poking Into Politics by MacEwan, Grant

    Edmonton: Institute of Applied Art, 1966 First edition hardcover in dust jacket. Signed by Mr. MacEwan on the title page. Very minor spine lean. The jacket has some age toning. Near Fine/Near Fine.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. UB4-3.


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    Lethbridge: A Century Of Fire Fighting by Johnston, Alex; Bochan, Ted

    Lethbridge, AB, Canada: City of Lethbridge Fire Department, 1986. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine red oblong hardcover. Gilt titles and illustration. (1986), 8vo, 1-164pp. History From the Bucket Brigade through the Depression Years to the 1986 Fire Department. Including Deaths by Fire, Bibliography. Maps and Graphs.


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    Perennials for Alberta by Donna Dawson and Laure Peters

    Edmonton, Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing., 2005 First printing in trade paperback. 353 pp. Colour illustrations, glossary, index. Minor curl to front cover otherwise fine. Near Fine. . Trade Paperback. Near Fine. BC12-2.


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    Scars by Kinsella, W[illiam] P[atrick]

    [Ottawa]: Oberon Press, 1978. First Paperback Edition . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very good brown trade paperback. Light wear, clean interior. (1978), 8vo, [4], 5-154pp. "Short stories based on characters from the Hobbema Indian reserve near Edmonton." oclc


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    Men for the Mountains by Marty, Sid

    Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1978. Second Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very good green cloth. Very good black color pictorial DJ. Some wear and tear, chipped DJ corners. (1978), 8vo, [8], 7-270pp. SPADONI & DONNELLY 2989, Strathern 3322, "Sid Marty was born in England in 1944, raised in Medicine Hat and Calgary, and educated himself in Montreal. Since 1966 he has worked mainly as a Park Warden in British Columbia and Alberta."


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    Voice of a City: The Edmonton Journal's First Century, 1903 to 2003 by Collum, Peter; Horton, Marc; Sass, Bill;

    Edmonton, AB, Canada: Edmonton Journal Group, 2003. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very good burgundy cloth. Very good burgundy color pictorial DJ. Light wear and tear to DJ. (2003), 4to, 417pp. [1], illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm. Writers, Marc Horton, Bill Sass ; editor, Peter Collum ; designer, Rick Pape ; researcher, Patricia Beuerlein.


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    Down The Years At Elkwater by Michael, Hope; Hope, Johnson

    Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada: Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, 1981. First Edition . Spiral Bound. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 14 PHOTOGRAPHS, Fine black spiral bound green pictorial card covers. Previous owner note inside. (1981), 4to, 76pp. [2], FOLD-OUT-MAPS, "A history of Elkwater and environs which include 90 Years at Elkwater by Hope MIchael, with an addition on the development of the resort, new geographical information, brief accounts of the Geology of the western part of the Cypress Hills, and of the area's most conspicuous wild flowers."


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    S.T.A.R.S. Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society Good As Gold Cookbook Favorite Recipes Of The Rich And Famous by S.T.A.R.S. Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society; Powell, G

    Midnapore, Alberta, Canada: Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society, 1987. First Edition . Spiral-bound . Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very good black metal spiral bound gold color pictorial card covers. Light wear, black cover stamp. (April 1987), 8vo, 126pp. Recipes include: Frivolous Trifle; Shrimp Calypso; It's a Mud, Mud, Mud Mud World Pie; Involtini Di Pesce Spada Rolled Stuffed Swordfish Cutlets on Skewers; Mexican Wedding Cookies; Shrimp Chinois; Ship Wreck; Blue Fjord Salmon Marinate; etc.


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    Alberta in the 20th Century: A Journalistic History of the Province in 12 [Twelve] Volumes Volume 3 [Three] The Boom And The Bust 1910-1914 by Byfield, Ted;United Western Communications

    Edmonton, Alberta: United Western Communications, 1994. First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. VOLUME 3, Fine red color pictorial hardcover. Map Endpapers. Spine nicked. (1994), 4to, [1], ii-vii, [2], 2-389pp. [3], "Hundreds of new towns appeared on the Alberta map during the three to four years of the Great Boo, and existing towns like Strathmore discovered themselves host to scores of settlers and new townspeople.


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    Into the Abyss: How a Deadly Plane Crash Changed the Lives of a Pilot, a Politician, a Criminal and a Cop by Carol Shaben

    New York: Random House Canada, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. pp. 311, b/w illustrations, ""On an icy night in October 1984, a Piper Navajo commuter plane carrying 9 passengers crashed in the remote wilderness of northern Alberta, killing 6 people. Four survived: the rookie pilot, a prominent politician, a cop, and the criminal he was escorting to face charges. Despite the poor weather, Erik Vogel,…


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