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The Journal of Henry Kelsey (1691-1692)

By: Bell, Charles Napier

Price: $87.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Dawson Richardson: 1928

Seller ID: Books011740

Condition: Very Good


43 pages. Flexible brown cloth, with gilt titles dulled. Interior clean and unmarked; long folding map at front. View more info

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Love This Land

By: Boon, Clarence A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Virden, Manitoba, Self published: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Books010697

Condition: Good


252pp. + map. Text block sagging slightly at hinges, # 100 in ink to top right corner of front board. View more info

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The Station Agent's Boy: The Life and Times of Gerald Knowlton

By: Bush, Wendy and Gerald Knowlton

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Alberta, Self published: 2008

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009963

Condition: Very Good


344 pages. Verso of front endpaper a January 2009 note in pen by Gerald Knowlton alerting the recipients that this is a revised edition, and with thanks for their contributions. A letter laid in, also signed by Gerald, asks the recipient to destroy the earlier edition as "there were a few mistakes and omissions". A clean, securely bound, profusely illustrated volume. View more info

Barefoot Days

By: Cayford, E.H. (Elmer Howard)

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Saskatoon, Sask., Western Producer Book Service: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books006264

Condition: Very Good


137pp. The story of the Cayford family, who immigrated to the Bow River Valley in I902 from the United States. The story of homesteading and ten children growing up on the Prairies is told by Elmer Cayford, the third of the four older boys who moved to the Northwest Territories with their parents Howard and Alice. After their first succesful establishment of a homestead, they and other ranchers were forced off their quarter sections by a Chicago meat packing syndicate. The family finally settled in the Manitou Lake District, where the children were among the first pupils at the Wells Schoo... View more info

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Battleford Beleaguered: 1885. The story of the Riel uprising from the columns of the Saskatchewan herald

By: Clink, William L. ed.

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Willowdale, Ontario, Self published: 1985

Seller ID: Books011270

Condition: Very Good


viii, 94, [22] pages. Spine tape loose, but side stapled binding holding fine. Gift inscription to title page, else unmarked. View more info

Image for The Outcasts of Canada. Why Settlements Fail. A True Record of 'Bull' and Bale-Wire.

The Outcasts of Canada. Why Settlements Fail. A True Record of 'Bull' and Bale-Wire.

By: Fripp, Edward Fitz-Gerald

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011072

Condition: Good


333 pages. Wear to covers, tanning to outer edges of textblock. Endpapers foxed; inscriptions to front free endpaper; rear pastedown bubbled and with datestamp. Binding is sound. Remnant of Boots sticker to front board. View more info

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Red River

By: Hargrave, Joseph James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell: 1871

Seller ID: Books008276

Condition: Good


506 pages. Rebound at some point in brown buckram, with gilt titles on green label. Front endpaper cut out ~ the first leaf is the title page; rear endpaper present. Binding and hinges sound.Clean interior, with a few unobtrusive marginal check-marks in pencil. View more info

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A Lily Bloomed

By: Jouan, M. L.

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Alberta, Self published: 1977

Seller ID: Books007676

Condition: Very Good


60 pages. illustrated with photographs. Clean and unmarked in sound binding. View more info

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Planting the Garden. An Annotated Archival Bibliography of the History of Women in Manitoba.

By: Kinnear, Mary; Fast, Vera.

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, University of Manitoba Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books000273

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 313pp. Pictorial boards. Clean and unmarked in sturdy binding. View more info

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Les Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest. Récits de voyages, lettres et rapports inédits relatifs au Nord-Ouest Canadien [volume 1, as is]

By: Masson, L. R.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Quebec, A. Cote: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008445

Condition: Poor


[iii]-ix, [1]-154, [1]-400. Selling as-is as an incomplete volume in poor condition though largely complete and in a curious binding of birch bark: The (unsigned, apparently 2nd half of 20th century) binding is birch bark over stiff card. Binding is sound but contents poor. Title page is typed, first original leaf is the Introduction [p. iii]. The first two leaves and all final leaves from page 300 are soft/deteriorated, with loss of paper and some text from pp. 350-400: most of each leaf legible, but some few not at all good, part of 383/4 is detached, parts of a few leaves are stuck together... View more info

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Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade

By: Mitchell, Ealine, Allan

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1977

Seller ID: Books004205

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 306pp. Map pocket with map at rear. Spine sunned; no marks. Pictorial cover, no jacket. View more info

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A Horseman and the West

By: Trotter, Beecham with Arthur Hawkes assisting

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Toronto, The MacMillan Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011414

Condition: Good


304 pages, two photographic plates. Rubber stamped presentation copy from J.C. Murray. Light wear to extremes of spine and corners. View more info

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Trails, Trappers and Tender-feet in the New Empire of Western Canada

By: Washburn, Stanley

Price: $131.25

Publisher: New York / London, Henry Holt / Andrew Melrose: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011776

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 350 pages, with large folding map at rear. Extremities rubbed; spine sunned and faded, with some fading to front. Ownership signature to front pastedown. Contents clean and binding sound. View more info