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STATEMENT RESPECTING THE EARL OF SELKIRKíS SETTLEMENT UPON THE RED RIVER, in North America; its destruction in 1815 and 1816; and the massacre of Governor Semple and his party...
Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1974.
Card covers. viii, 194 + 100 pp Appendix. Spine lightly darkened, lightly rubbed, near fine uncreased copy otherwise. Facsimile reprint of the London, 1817, edition. Title page continues: " with Observations upon a recent publication entitled 'A Narrative of Occurences in the Indian Country,' &c". Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$9.95                          Book Number: 29685                          Order / Enquire

CITY OF THE RIVERS. Illustrations by Wilhelm Kaufmann, Winnipeg
Winnipeg: Bureau of Travel and Publicity, Department of Industry and Commerce, 1957.
Cream pictorical card covers printed in blue and brown. pp (56). Illustrated with b&w drawings. Sticker scar to front cover (no printing affected), soft crease to upper outer corners, VG otherwise. Short history of Winnipeg. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00                          Book Number: 45068                          Order / Enquire

A RED SEA RISING: the flood of the century
Winnipeg: Winnipeg Free Press, 1997.
Oblong quarto, colour glossy photographic boards. pp x. 182, index, colour photos. Fine copy. "The Great Flood of 1997 was the biggest story that many of us at the Winnipeg Free Press had ever covered. From the moment that the centre of Grand Forks, North Dakota, was destroyed, the newsroom at the Free Press switched into gear that it has probably not been in outside of wartime.For more than two weeks, there was very little in the main news section of the Free Press other than coverage of the flood." Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$16.95                          Book Number: 45353                          Order / Enquire

Artibise, Alan F.J.
WINNIPEG: a social history of urban growth 1874-1914
McGill-Queen's University Press: Montreal, 1975.
Green cloth. pp xiv, 382 + plates, folding map. Tables, bibliography, index. Tape stains to covers and endapers, VG unworn copy otherwise. Dust jacket has a tiny hole to spine, internal tape marks, VG otherwise.
$17.95                          Book Number: 45166                          Order / Enquire

ARTIBISE, Alan F.J., editor
GATEWAY CITY. Documents on the City of Winnipeg 1873-1913.
Winnipeg: Manitoba Record Society, 1979.
Octavo, hardcover, green cloth. xiv, 288 pp. Photos in text. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. #157 of an edition of 750 copies. MRS 5.
$24.95                          Book Number: 18530                          Order / Enquire

BEAL, Bob & Rod MacLeod
PRAIRIE FIRE; The 1885 North-West Rebellion
Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1984.
Red cloth. pp 384, illustrated, index. Corner crease to one leaf, else fine. Jacket spine faintly sunned, else fine. "Here is the definitive book about one of the most important events in the Canadian history. 'Prairie Fire' is the first comprehensive history of the rebellion, and it makes extensive use of material never before incorporated in any other history of the uprising. Newspapers, Department of Justice records, newly discovered manuscripts and diaries, Metis' and settlers' accounts, and Riel's own writings are just some of the sources used." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$18.95                          Book Number: 29678                          Order / Enquire

BOON, Clarence A.
Virden, Manitoba: Author, 1973.
Octavo, colour pictorial boards. pp 368 + numerous colour illustrations. Glue residue to inner margin of verso of front free endpaper and following blank leaf, else a VG unworn copy. Signed by the author. Authorís autobiography, farming in Central Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
$20.00                          Book Number: 29891                          Order / Enquire

BOON, Clarence A.
Virden, Manitoba: Author, 1975.
16mo, colour illustrated cloth. pp (viii), (216) + colour plates. VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. A novel of pioneer farmers in the Qu'Appelle Valley. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$14.95                          Book Number: 30877                          Order / Enquire

BRYCE, George, Dr.
Toronto: Musson, 1909.
Geen pictorial cloth. 328 pp. Plates inserted, drawings in text. Spine a bit age-darkened, lightly rubbed; 1919 ink inscription to front free endpaper; endpapers tanned; VG copy otherwise.
$30.00                          Book Number: 7976                          Order / Enquire

BRYCE, George, Dr.
Toronto: Musson, 1909.
Geen pictorial cloth. 328 pp. Plates inserted, drawings in text. Spine lightly darkened; text paper a little toned as usual; cracked inner hinges repaired with rice paper tape; else a good tight and clean copy, no owner names.
$18.95                          Book Number: 29638                          Order / Enquire

BUDD, Henry (Katherine Pettipas, editor)
Winnipeg: Manitoba Record Society, 1974.
Octavo, green cloth. #329 of 1000 copies. pp (xlviii), 198. Index. Fine copy, no jacket. MRS 4. Budd was a native Anglican missionary at Le Pas, Manitoba
$19.95                          Book Number: 29866                          Order / Enquire

Canada. Department of the Interior. Scott, William Duncan (b.1861), author of text.
Western Canada farm lands: Free 160 acres farm lands: Where and how and all about it: Information and facts for the prospective settler
Ottawa: Department of the Interior, 1903.
Single 53 x 71 cm sheet folded accordion style to 19 x 10 cm panels, printed both sides, 22 pp text on recto, colour 1903 map of Canada on reverse side, many photos. Peel 2716 notes "There may have been a precursor published by the Department of Agriculture circa 1891, Where and how and all about it: Information and facts for the prospective settler." Short split to one fold and one corner, crease to one panel, else fine. Quite scarce.
$125.00                          Book Number: 41821                          Order / Enquire

Canada. National and Historic Parks Branch
Occasional papers in archaeology and history no. 4
Ottawa: Parks Canada, 1970.
Glossy pictorial card covers. pp (188), photos and maps in text, text in triple columns. Creases to one corner of front cover, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no owner names. Collects five articles on Fort Garry, near Selkirk, Manitoba.
$15.00                          Book Number: 29400                          Order / Enquire

COLE, Jean Murray
EXILE IN THE WILDERNESS. The Biography of Chief Factor Archibald McDonald 1790-1853.
Toronto: Burns & MacEachern, 1979.
Octavo. Brown boards, endpaper maps. pp (xx), 268 + four double-sided plates. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. A biography drawn heavily from McDonald's own reports, letters and diaries. He was responsible for the well-being of all 94 members of Selkirk's ill-fated Red River settlement in Manitoba. Much on the Hudson's Bay Company, the fur trade, long canoe voyages through the Canadian North West.
$25.00                          Book Number: 32562                          Order / Enquire

A HISTORY OF PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE and surrounding district
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba: City of Portage La Prairie, no date (1970), 1970.
Octavo, brown textured boards. pp (xviii), 369. Numerous photos. Fine copy, no owne names. Dust jacket has rubbing, good. Manitoba local history.
$25.00                          Book Number: 37225                          Order / Enquire

COOK, Ramsay
Winnipeg: Manitoba Record Society, 1965.
Octavo, green cloth. pp xxx, 265 + 5 plates (one in colour). Fine copy. Dust jacket has two short tears, VG otherwise. #488 of an edition of 750 copies. MRS 2. John Dafoe and Clifford Sifton.
$24.95                          Book Number: 29868                          Order / Enquire

COOK, Robert ("Kilty")
CHA-SKE AT THE BALL: Including A Bag of Memories
No place (Souris, Manitoba): Privately issued, 1963.
Second edition (first ed. of 300 copies also in 1963).Black boards. Lacking the front free endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket has spine chips, good. Poem, Cha-Ske at the ball, and author's reminiscences of life in Manitoba, 1890-1900. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$12.00                          Book Number: 44637                          Order / Enquire

Dixon, Fredrick John (1881-1931)
Dixon's Address to the Jury in Defence of Freedom of Speech; Considered the Most Powerful Address Ever Delivered in the Courts of Manitoba; And Judge Galt's Charge to the Jury in Rex V. Dixon
Winnipeg: The Defense Committee, no date (1920), 1920.
Octavo, pp (126), [2]. Beige card covers. Ex library, with small rubber stamp in corner of front cover, title page, and inside rear cover; ink library numbers to upper inner corner of title page; no other library marks. Printed on cheap paper, now yellowed and very fragile. Plain spine has some chips, newly repaired externally the length of the spine with rice paper; front cover has some soiling, old sticker stain; old tape repairs in margins of some leaves with consequent browning, but no text affected; in all just good, but text body clean and unworn. Peel (3) 4579. Weinrich 832 A. Concerns the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919. Dixon was one of the strike leaders. A scarce book.
$50.00                          Book Number: 41947                          Order / Enquire

FITZGIBBON, Mary (1851-1915)
A TRIP TO MANITOBA; or, Roughing It on the Line
Toronto: Rose-Belford, 1880.
Original dark olive pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt, and blind. pp xvi, (14)-267. Book a little leaned, mild wear to spine tips and corners, cloth snag at center of rear cover repaired, slight cloth bubbling to covers, yellowing to endpapers; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. "Railroad Edition" rubber stamped in red on rear free endpaper by publisher. "Light-hearted anecdotes on a railroad trip out west, by the woman who co-authored two books with Catherine Parr Traill." - Waterston, The Travellers, p. 152.
$75.00                          Book Number: 26797                          Order / Enquire

ECHOES OF THE RED. A Reprint of Some of the Early Writings of the Author Depicting Pioneer Days in the Red River Settlements. Illustrated by Herbert Joseph.
Toronto: Macmillan, 1930.
Tan cloth lettered in red. (x), 246 pp + 2 photos, drawing of old Fort Garry. Light damp mottling to rear cover, else fine in fine jacket. Watters p. 684. "A book of short stories and sketches written over twenty years ago by a native of Manitoba. The old days on the prairies rise before us - the days of Indian, voyageur and pioneer. It contains interesting descriptions of the 'tripmen', now passed away, of the Christmas festivities in early days, of t he old-time school, and of life on the Indian reservations and among the wood camps, and throughout the Red River is the connecting link." - jacket flap.
$25.00                          Book Number: 7944                          Order / Enquire

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