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HISTORY OF ST. PAUL, ALBERTA, 1909-1959
St. Paul, Alberta: St. Paul Journal, 1960.
Octavo, card covers. pp 232, illustrated. White spine has hand lettered title and a short tear at foot; red star and ink name inside front cover; small corner creases to covers; text paper toned; VG otherwise. Laid in is an issue of The Alberta Municapal Counsellor periodical for Jan., 1965, which has an article on St. Paul. Pages 143 to end are in French and are a religious history of the town.
$30.00 Book Number: 36152 Order / Enquire
FENCELINES AND FURROWS
Calgary, Aberta: Fencelines and Furrows History Book Society, 1971.
Second edition, revised. Narrow quarto, maroon cloth gilt. pp 576 pp. Many photos in text. Yellowing to page edges, small ink name at front, fine copy otherwise. Alberta local history (Blackie region). Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$65.00 Book Number: 40494 Order / Enquire
ARCTIC GALLERY 1978
No place (Y: Department of Information, Government of the Northwest Territories, 1978.
pp , stapled, in card covers. Corner creases to rear cover, VG otherwise. An unused calendar, with text in English and Inuktitut, drawings by Cree artist Gail Cyr and photos by Mike Hewitt, and information on the metric system in English. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$12.95 Book Number: 45079 Order / Enquire
AKRIGG, G.P.V. & Helen B. Akrigg
BRITISH COLUMBIA CHRONICLE 1847-1871: Gold and Colonists
Vancouver: Discovery Press, 1977.
Mustard boards, endpaper maps. Pp (xxii), 439,  + plates; indexed. Small bump to upper outer corners and foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has nicks and creased corner tear, good. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$20.00 Book Number: 29691 Order / Enquire
ARORA, Ved Parkash, compilor (Louis Riel)
LOUIS RIEL: a bibliography
Regina, Saskatchewan: Bibliographic Services, Provincial Library, 1972.
Quarto. Illustrated card covers, black cloth backing, stapled binding, pp. [vi], 66 (includes index), contains 523 entries. Covers a tad scuffed, else very good, clean copy. "It includes books, pamphlets, manuscripts, letters and articles published in various journals on Louis Riel, the Northwest Rebellion, the Red River uprising, and works of general nature on Metis and the Rebellions." - Intro. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$12.00 Book Number: 29610 Order / Enquire
Atwood, Mae, editor (Walter Traill)
IN RUPERT'S LAND: Memoirs of Walter Traill
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970.
Tan boards, endpaper maps. pp 232. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has moderate wear to spine ends, small tear to front panel, VG otherwise. Account of the years (1866-70) that Walter J.S. Traill, youngest son of Catharine Parr Traill, spent in the Canadian Northwest clerking for the Hudson's Bay Company.
$14.95 Book Number: 44057 Order / Enquire
MOUNTAIN CLOUD. Ilustrations by Thoreau MacDonald.
Caldwell, Idaho / Toronto: Caxton / Macmillan., 1944.
Tall octavo, beige pictorial cloth printed in brown, map endpapers in red & black on cream. Yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners; very small chip to lower outer corner of front panel; cream spine panels very lightly yellowed; nick to rear panel; else fine, flap price intact. A novel about the Indians of Western Canada by this eminent Canadian anthopologist. Nicely designed book, with the ever-pleasing illustration of Thoreau MacDonald (32 drawings), stylized title page vignette illustration (in mauve) by A.Y. Jackson, endpaper maps by three Jackson women. Edison B32. Scarce in this condition.
$175.00 Book Number: 44316 Order / Enquire
BECKER, Ethel Anderson
KLONDIKE ’98: Hegg’s Album of the 1898 Alaska Gold Rush
Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1949.
Tall octavo. Green pictorial cloth printed in black, map and decoration to front endpapers. pp (iv), (128). Photos in text. Fine copy. Pricce-clipped jacket has rubbing and small chips; VG otherwise. Klondike photos of young photographer E.A. Hegg.
$22.00 Book Number: 41198 Order / Enquire
WHEAT & WOMAN
Toronto: Bell and Cockburn, 1914.
Red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. (viii), 413 pp. Errata slip inserted at p.viii. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 15 other interesting photo plates inserted (several of Indians). Small dark spot to top page edges penetrating slightly into text margins; text paper lightly toned; else a fine, bright copy, no owner names. Peel 2444 - "A vivid description of the author's three-year struggle to make wheat farming pay on a farm near Ft. Qu'A ppelle, Sask." Made from UK sheets.
$50.00 Book Number: 16359 Order / Enquire
CANADIAN NATIONAL'S WESTERN DEPOTS: the country stations in Western Canada
Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1977.
Small folio, green boards. pp 128. Well illustrated with photos and charts. Fine in jacket.
$30.00 Book Number: 43444 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. Author’s autobiography, farming in Central Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
$20.00 Book Number: 29891 Order / Enquire
THE PIONEER YEARS 1895-1914: memoirs of settlers who opened the West
Toronto: Doubleday, 1976.
Yellow boards. pp (xii), 403 + plates. Fine copy. Dust jacket has light spine sunning, nicks, VG+ otherwise.
$18.00 Book Number: 44070 Order / Enquire
BROADFOOT, Barry (Gwendolyn MacEwen)
YEARS OF SORROW, YEARS OF SHAME: the story of the Japanese Canadians in World War II
Toronto: Doubleday, 1977.
Grey boards. pp (xii), (370),  + plates. Small bruise to upper outer corner of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has rubbbing to ends of lightly sunned spine, VG otherwise. Ink gift inscription at front of Canadian poet Gwendolyn MacEwen "To Bic (?) all my love, Gwendolyn / 78".
$30.00 Book Number: 44066 Order / Enquire
BRYCE, George, Dr.
THE ROMANTIC SETTLEMENT OF LORD SELKIRK'S COLONISTS [The Pioneers of Manitoba].
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
BUMSTED, (J.M., editor).
THE COLLECTED WRITINGS OF LORD SELKIRK. 1799-1809.
Winnipeg: Manitoba Record Society, 1984.
Red cloth. (xii), (375), (3) pp. 4 lines in index on page 371 highlighted with felt tip pen, else fine. Bit used jacket has rubbing, 3 internal repairs to tears, edge nicks. Volume I in the Writings and Papers of Thomas Douglas, Fifth Earl of Selkirk, and the 7th publication of the society. Edition of 750 copies, this one unnumbered. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$24.95 Book Number: 4237 Order / Enquire
BUTLER, William Francis
THE GREAT LONE LAND: A narrative of travel and adventure in the North West of America. With illustrations and route map. Fourteenth Edition
London: Sampson Low, Marston, 1891.
14th printing (first was in 1872), 17.7 cm, original maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp (xii), 386, (2) + folding map at front + 6 plates. Spine has light rubbing, with slight wear at ends; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; yellowing to endpapers and page edges, with a light soil spot to fore edges; otherwise a good, clean, tight unworn copy of this classic of travel in the Canadian Northwest.
$30.00 Book Number: 36428 Order / Enquire
BUTLER, William Francis, Gen. Sir
THE WILD NORTHLAND: Being the story of a winter journey, with dog, across Northern North America
New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, 1903.
16mo, 18 cm, original greyish decorated cloth stamped in red and black, top edge gilt, maroon endpapers. pp xviii, 360, (4, ads), (4) + folding colour frontispiece map. Yellowing to page edges, spine lightly darkened, lightly foxed, small ink notations on the map, else a VG+ clean, tight & unworn copy, no owner names, of this attractive little reprint issued in the publisher's Commonwealth Library edition (first ed. was London, 1873). This edition adds a 5 page Introduction by Robert Wait. Peel 356: "A journey to Lake Athabaska and to the Pacific via the Peace River in 1872-73."
$40.00 Book Number: 31435 Order / Enquire
BUTLER, William Francis, Gen. Sir
THE WILD NORTH LAND: Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dogs, Across Northern North America. With Illustrations and Route Map. Fourth Edition.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1874.
Fourth printing (first was in 1873). Octavo, original green bevel edge pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind, brown endpapers. pp (xii), 358, (2), 8, 48, Oct., 1873, ads + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 15 other plates + folding colour map. Slight rubbing to gilt cover and spine illustrations; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired with brown coloured paper; small very shallow chips to fore edge of front free endpaper and one other leaf; small label with two initials on front pastedown; else a near fine clean, bright and tight copy. Sir William Francis Butler (1838-1910) was a British soldier who participated in Wolseley's Red River expedition of 1870, and who made several overland journeys in the Canadian North West. First published 1873, it is a travel classic of Western Canada. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$125.00 Book Number: 44300 Order / Enquire
CALDER, James A. and Roy L. Taylor
FLORA OF THE QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. Part I: Systematics of the Vascular Plants. Part 2: Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants
Ottawa: Research Branch, Canada Deptartment of Agriculture, 1968.
Two volumes, octavo, orange cloth. pp (xiv), (660, (2); (x), (149). Colour and b&w photos in text. Indexed. Fine copies, no owner names. Dust jacket of Part 1 has a short tear and nicks at top of spine, the jackets are otherwise fine. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.
$50.00 Book Number: 32919 Order / Enquire
CAMPBELL, Marjorie Wilkins
McGILLIVRAY. LORD OF THE NORTHWEST.
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1962.
Red cloth. pp (xiv), 337 + frontispiece; endpaper maps. A fine copy, no owner names. Yellow dust jacket has internal tape reinforcement, closed tear to lightly tanned spine, VG otherwise. Biography of the Chief Director of the North West Company, William McGillivary (1764-1825).
$19.00 Book Number: 28412 Order / Enquire