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181 FITCH, E.R. Baptists of Canada : A History of their Progress and Achievements. softcover
Standard Publishing Co., Ltd.,, Toronto, 1911, 
FITCH, Rev. E.R. The Baptists of Canada : A History of their Progress and Achievements. Edited by Rev. E.R. Fitch, B.A., B.D., Superintendent of the Missionary Department of the B.Y.P.U. of Ontario and Quebec. Toronto : The Standard Publishing Company, Limited, (1911). Mission Study Text Book No.1. Pp (6),7-304, frontispiece. 8vo, red cardcovers, lettered in black. Wattersp 783, Rhodenizer p.345. Ernest Robert Fitch (b. August 8, 1878, Kingsvill e, Ontario - d. December 27, 1935, Granville, Ohio). Part I. : The MaritimeProvinces, . pp 15-100. 1. "Their Common History", pp.15-42 (The Beginning s - Nova Scotia Baptist Association - Co-operation - The Baptist Conventionof Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. - The United Bapti st Convention of the Maritime Provinces); 2. Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, 1821-1911, pp.43-73 (A. Regular Baptists - Nova Scotia Baptist Association, 1821-1851 - Control of Home Missions by Three Associations (1850-1857) - The Nora Scotia Baptist Home Missionary Society (1857-1872) - The Nova Scotia Home Missionary Union (1872-1879) - 6. The Convention Board (1879-1910) - Outstanding Men - Special Work B. Free Baptists - Rise - Organization - The Free Baptist Conference - Union with Regular Baptists); 3. New Brunswick, pp.74-100. Part II.—Ontario and Quebec.4. Individual Evangelization and Attempted Organiza tion (1776-1851); 5. Unification, Organization, Missions (1851-1888); 6. Consolidation, Expansion, Missions (1888-1910). PartIII.—Grande-Ligne (pp.197-230). 7. The Grande-Ligne Mission. Part IV.—West ern Canada (pp.231-292), 8. Historical Sketch (Laying Foundations - Progress on Prairies - The Pacific Province - Expansion and Union with British Columbia - Organization and Interprovincial Relations); 9. Special Features (Baptist Women of Western Canada - Non-English Work - The Conferences - Educational Work) . With appendix and index. Spine faded, owner's inkstamps, else vg. 30.00

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182 FOUNTAIN, Paul Great North-West and the Great Lake Region of North America. First Edition
Longmans, Green, London, 1904, 
FOUNTAIN, Paul. The Great North-West and the Great Lake Region of North America. London : Longmans, Green, 1904. First Edition. Pp viii,(1)-355,(5). 8vo, maroon cloth. Cassell 709, Rhodenizer p.67, Streeter, Michigan Bibliography 1739. Much of the Canadian portion of Fountain's travels was done by canoe. Chapters include : 1. The Woodland Lake 2. My Companions; 3. Fishing,and other Summer Occupations; 4. The Approach of Winter; 5. Deer-Shooting; 6. Winter at Its Height; 7. A Journey to the Red River; 8. Red River Settl ement; 9. Continuation of the Voyage in the Winnipeg Region; 10. A Month's Encampment in the Wilderness; 11. A Winter in the Solitary Wilderness; 12. Continuation of the Journey to Fort Severn; 13. The Commencement of the Return Journey to the Ottawa River; 14. The Coast of James Bay to the Head of the River Abbitibbe; 15. A Journey to the Gulf of St. Lawrence; 16. A Winter with the Lumberers; 17. Yankee-Doodle; 18. "Bees" [non-apian] ; 19. The Ohio District; 20. Shakers and Religious Mummers in America; 21. Michigan; 22. The Wild Bees of the American Forests [apian]; 23. Life in the Woods of North Michigan; 24. Animal Life about Mr Dunford's Farm, &c; 25. Journey from Mr Dunford's Farm to Marquette; 26. The Southern Shores of Lake Superior; 27. The North Shore of Lake Superior; 28. Peddling in the United States. With glossary and index. Spine lightly sunned, ow vg, tight copy. 150.00

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183 Fowke, Vernon C. Canadian Affairs. Vol. 1. Number 14. Prairie Provinces. Canadian Affairs. Vol. 1. Number 14, Canadian Edition. August 1, 1944.
Edmond Cloutier, King's Printer, Ottawa, 1944, 
Fowke, Vernon C. Prairie Provinces. Canadian Affairs. Vol. 1. Number 14., August 1, 1944, Canadian Edition. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, King's Printer,1944). Pp [1]-19,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, self-wraps, green & black coloured front cover. Sections of Fowke's article : Down the Chute [wheat, wheat pr ices]; New Wartime Mixture; What's in the Shield? [coal, oil, minerals, &c]; A Roving Eye [health care, co-ops, schools, labour]; Post-War Prairies. Followed by Guide for Discussion section and "Quiz : What About the Prairies.". Published for the Canadian Armed Forces by the Wartime Information Board. Very good, crisp and clean. 25.00

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A Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America. First Edition thus in dustjacket, FRANCHERE, Gabriel
184 FRANCHERE, Gabriel A Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America. First Edition thus in dustjacket
Citadel Press, New York, 1969, 1969 
FRANCHÈRE, Gabriel. A Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. New York : The Citadel Press, (1968). Pp. (6),ix-liii,(3),3-318,(2) + 3 maps + 3 illustrations [including "View of the Falkland Isles" opp. p.22]. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine.
A reprint of the Lakeside Classics edition of 1954.

For Gabriel Franchère (b. November 3, 1786, Montreal - d. April 12, 1863 in St Paul, Minnesota) see DCB Volume 9.

Milo Milton Quaife (b. October 6, 1880, Nashua, Iowa - d. 1959, Michigan) .

"An early nineteenth-century journal of an astonishing voyage from Montreal to the Columbia River via Cape Horn, including descriptions of the court of King Tamehamema of Hawaii and the founding of Fort Astoria." front of dj.

"By 1811 the American fur trade, under the aegis of John Jacob Astor, had burgeoned into a tremendous enterprise. One of Astor's associates was Montreal-born Canadian, Gabriel Franchère.

Franchère kept a diary of one of the most extraordinary voyages ever experienced. Leaving Montreal in 1811, he arrived in New York, where he and a group of other young Americans and Canadian shipped out on the American vessel Tonquin , bound for the Pacific Northwest. The thrilling danger-packed voyage around Cape Horn to the rugged Pacific Coast included a stop-over in Hawaii, where the voyagers were royally entertained at the court of King Tamehamema.

Franchère provides us with colorful descriptions of the founding of Fort Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River and its subsequent surrender to the British forces during the War of 1812.

The book ends with an account of the overland return to Montreal - a journey as intrepid and dramatic as the sea voyage out." - from dj flaps.

Chapters :
1. From Montreal to New York;
2. From New York to the Falklands;
3. Around Cape Horn;
4. Sojourn at Hawaii;
5. Domain of King Tamehamema;
6. From Hawaii to the Columbia;
7. Founding of Astoria;
8. Ascending the Columbia;
9. Fort Astoria Completed;
10. Desertion and Pursuit;
11. Arrival of Overland Party;
12. Trading and Exploring Activities;
13. War and Confusion;
14. Fate of the Tonquin ,;
15. Surrender of Astoria;;
16. Indian Treachery and Warfare;
17. Last Winter on the Columbia;
18. Natural Resources of the Columbia;
19. The Native Inhabitants;
20. War, Matrimony and Religion;
21. Return to Canada;
22. On the Upper Columbia;
23. Crossing the Rocky Mountains;
24. Descending the Athabasca;
25. Down the Saskatchewan;
23. Lake Winnipeg and Rainy Lake;
27. Arrival at Fort William;
28. From Fort William to Montreal ;
29. In Retrospect.
With appendix "Errors of Washington Irving"
With index.

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185 FRAYNE, R.M. FRAYNE, Robert McKee Happy Warrior. A Book in memory of the Life and Work of G/C The Rev. R.M. Frayne, C.D., D.D., Director of Religious Administration (P), The Royal Canadian Air Force. Edited by a Group of His Associates.
United Church Publishing House, Toronto, 1953, 
(FRAYNE, R.M.). The Happy Warrior. A Book in memory of the Life and Work ofG/C The Rev. R.M. Frayne, C.D., D.D., Director of Religious Administration (P), The Royal Canadian Air Force. Edited by a Group of His Associates. To ronto . The United Church Publishing House, 1953. First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada by the Ryerson Press". Pp. (6),vii-xiv,1-103,(3), portrait frontispiece, + 3 leaves of plates. Small 8vo, blue cloth with blind-stamped decoration to front board, silver titles to front and spine. Robert McKee Frayne (b. December 15, 1900, Stonewall, Manitoba - d. June 7, 1953). Foreword by Brooke Claxton. Tributes. Chapters : 1. The Happy Warrior.; 2. The Story of His Life; 3. His Stewardship to the Church: A Chaplain Reports to His Church; 4. His Patriotism - CBC Religious Period Coronation Broadcast - Coronation Day Service - Battle of Britain Service, 1951 - Poppy Day Radio Broadcast , 1949 - Remembrance; 5. His Korean Experiences - Korea, 1951; 6. His Ministry of the Word - Now Is the Accepted Time [sermon preached in Westboro United Church, Ottawa, October 15, 1950] - What Youth Should BeThinking Today about Tomorrow [sermon preached in Westboro United Church, Ottawa, January 16, 1949] - "I Thirst" [sermon preached in Chalmers Church,Ottawa, April 11, 1952] - Christmas, 1950 [sermon preached in Westboro Uni ted Church, Ottawa] - "Your Heavenly Father Careth" [CBC broadcast, October12, 1950] ; 7. His Ministry to the Bereaved; 8. Creative Living. His Memor ial. Rubber stamp on flyleaf, else very good in chipped dustjacket. 25.00

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186 FRIESEN, Gerald Canadian Prairies : A History
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0802025137 
FRIESEN, Gerald. The Canadian Prairies : A History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1984). Second Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xv,(3),[3]-524, + 20 p. of black and white photos. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Native history: An introduction; 3. The natives' fur trade 1640-1840; 4. The Europeans' fur trade 1640-1805; 5. Maintaining the old order 1805-44: The metis, the fur trade, and the Red River settlement; 6. The metis and the Red River Settlement 1844-70;7. Prairie Indians 1840-1900: The end of autonomy; 8. Canada's empire 1870 -1900: The region and the National Policy; 9. Manitoba 1870-1900: First newprovince of the dominion; 10. The North-West Territories 1870-1905: War an d politics; 11. Immigrant communities 1870-1940: The struggle for cultural survival; 12. Capital and labour 1900-40: Cities, resource towns, and frontier camps; 13. The rural west 1900-30: The farm, the village, and King Wheat; 14. Politics and culture 1900-29; 15. The Depression 1930-40; 16. The new west since 1940: Political and economic change; 17. Conclusion. Very goodin dust jacket. 25.00

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187 FROESE, E., and J.M. MOORE. Metamorphism in the Snow Lake Area, Manitoba. Geological Survey Paper 78-27
Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa , 1975, ISBN:0660105144 
FROESE, E., and J.M. MOORE. Metamorphism in the Snow Lake Area, Manitoba. Geological Survey Paper 78-27. (Ottawa) : Geological Survey of Canada, Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, 1975. Pp (4),[1]-16,+ large folding map. Double Column. 4to, orange stapled printed card covers, report and map in matching brown envelope. Very good in envelope (with discard stamp to envelope). 35.00

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188 FROHLINGER, T.G. Geology of the Southern Indian Lake Area, Central Portion (Parts of N.T.S. Maps 64B-10, 11, 14, 15 and 64G-2, 3 and 7) : The Pas Mining District.
Province of Manitoba, Department of Mines, Resources and Environmental Management, Winnipeg, 1972, 
FROHLINGER, T.G. Geology of the Southern Indian Lake Area, Central Portion (Parts of N.T.S. Maps 64B-10, 11, 14, 15 and 64G-2, 3 and 7) : The Pas Mining District. Winnipeg : Province of Manitoba, Department of Mines, Resources and Environmental Management, 1972. Publication 71-2I. Pp (8),1-91,(1) including 4 folding leaves,+ 10 large coloured folding maps in rear pocket. Text Maps. 8vo, tan stapled card covers. Contents : Introduction. Topographyand Glaciation. General Geology. Specific Gravity. Metamorphism. Structura l Geology. Aeromagnetic Interpretation. Economic Geology. Very good to fine. 25.00

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189 GILL, E.A. Wharton Manitoba Chore Boy. 2nd no dj
Religious Tract Society, 1929, 
GILL, E.A. Wharton. A Manitoba Chore Boy : The Experiences of a Young Emigrant told from His Letters. New Edition. With illustrations reproduced from photographs. L.: Religious Tract Society, n.d. [1929]. Pp 83. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth. Peel 2297, Watters p.296. "This is realy fiction, but the portrayal of Manitoba life is faithfl enough to pass as true expeience." - Peel. Edges, margins and preliminary leaves spotted, gift inscription, else vg. 45.00

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190 GILL, James E., ed. Royal Society of Canada Special Publications, 2. BERGERON, Robert. FAHRIG, W.F. Proterozoic in Canada.
University of Toronto Press / Royal Society of Canada, Toronto, 1957, 
GILL, James E., ed. The Proterozoic in Canada. Toronto : published by The University of Toronto Press in co-operation with The Royal Society of Canada, 1957. Pp. (4),[v]-x,(2),3-191,(1), + 1 folding figure. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to front board and spine. The Royal Society of Canada Special Publications number 2. "'Proterozoic' rock groups include those Precambrian rocks that are least deformed and metamorphosed. Except for the absence of fossils in the sediments they differ little from younger rocks and geologists have felt considerable confidence in interpreting their origins and historical significance. Because of this and the occurrence in them of important economci deposits, they have been examind in great detail in somelocalities. The results of such studies and of others of a reconnaissance nature are summarized in the descriptive papers in this volume." - from thepreface. Contents: Introductory: "Proterozoic in Canada" (J.M. Harrison an d K.E. Eade); discussion by J.T. Wilson; "Life in the Proterozoic" (Alice E. Wilson); "Dating the Proterozoic in Canada" (R.M. Farquhar and R.D. Russell). The Canadian Shield: "Proterozoic Rocks of the Southern Part of the Canadian Shield: Summary" (James E. Thomson); "Proterozoic Rocks of Northwestern Quebec and Larder Lake, Ontario" (James E. Thomson); "The Proterozoic of the Cobalt Area" (Robert Thomson); "The Proterozoic of the Matachewan - Wanapitei - Temagami Area" (James E. Thomson); "The Questionable ProterozoicRocks of the Sudbury - Espanola Area" (James E. Thomson); "Stratigraphy, Q uirke Lake - Elliot Lake Sector, Blind River Area, Ontario" (S.M. Roscoe); "The North Shore of Lake Huron from Gladstone to Spragge Townships" (E.M. Abraham); "The Proterozoic of the Original Huronian" (James E. Thomson); "The Proterozoic of the Mamainse Point Area" (James E. Thomson); "The Proterozoic of the Port Arthur and Lake Nipigon Regions, Ontario" (W.W. Moorhouse);"Questionable Proterozoic Rocks of Manitoba" (G.H. Charlewood and J.F. Dav ies); "Proterozoic Rocks of the Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan" (I.C. Brown and G.M. Wright); "The Proterozoic Stratigraphiy of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and Northwestern Greenland" (R.G. Blackadar); "Proterozoic Rocks of the Northern Part of the Labrador Geosyncline, the Cape Smith Belt, and the Richmond Gulf Area" (Robert Bergeron, pp. 101-111); "Geology ofCertain Proterozoic Rocks in Quebec and Labrador" (W.F. Fahrig, pp. 112-12 3); "Late Precambrian Rocks of the North Shore of the St. Lawerence River and of the Mistassini and Otish Mountains Areas, Quebec" (Robert Bergeron); "The Grenville PRovince" (D.F. Hewitt). Concluding: "The Proterozoic of Eastern Canadian Appalachia" (L.J. Weeks); "The Proterozoic of the Cordillera in Southeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Alberta" (J.E. Reesor); "Possible Proterozoic Occurrences in British Columbia, the Yukon and Northwest Territories" (H.C. Gunning); summary and discussion by J.E. Gill. Very good. 20.00

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191 GILLMOR, Don MARKEN, Ron The Westerners' Guide to Eastern Canada. First Edition.
Eden Press, Montreal, 1985, 1985 0920792537 / 9780920792537 
GILLMOR, Don, (ed). The Westerners' Guide to Eastern Canada. (Montreal) : Eden Press, (1985). First Edition. Pp (8),1-71,(1). With cartoons, b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, cartoon-illustrated green & gold cardcovers, with green & gold spine.

Don Gillmor (b. January 1, 1959, Fort Frances, Ontario).

Pieces by
Frederick Biro,
Mike Boone,
Pamela Chichinskas,
Patrick Cotter,
Elaine Edelstein,
Sarah Gardner,
Emmanuelle Gattuso,
Evelyne Hertel,
David Miller ["The Care and Eating of Atlantic Lobster"],
Nicholas Pashley,
Debra Reid,
G. Arthur Sage, and
Lynette Stokes.

Debra Reid's "Discovering Newfoundland" pp.32-33.
Also "A Newfoundland Diary" pp.40-41;
a section "How to be an offshore Newfoundland oil rigger" on p.29; and
"J**y Sm*llw**d and J*hn Cr*sb* in Newfoundland's underworld" on p.33.


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MARKEN, Ron, (ed). The Easterners' Guide to Western Canada. Saskatoon : Western Producer Prairie Books, (1985). First Edition. Pp (8),1-71,(1). Illustrated.

Ronald Norman George 'Ron' Marken (b. January 15, 1939, Camrose, Alberta).

Pieces by
Mark Abley,
Gail Bowen,
Lorna Crozier,
Michael Gillgannon,
Don Gillmor,
Don Kerr,
Don Klepp,
Parick Lane,
Rod McIntyre,
Grindley Matthews,
Marken,
Hildy Rhodes,
Laird Stevens,
Gertrude Story, and
Willy Thomas.

With separate ISBN for the Easterners' Guide : 0888331495

Front blank page torn out, else very good. 20.00


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Canada : A People's History.  In two volumes. First Edition in distjackets, GILLMOR, Don, and Pierre TURGEON TURGEON, Pierre STAROWICZ, Mark ALLEN, Gene
192 GILLMOR, Don, and Pierre TURGEON TURGEON, Pierre STAROWICZ, Mark ALLEN, Gene Canada : A People's History. In two volumes. First Edition in distjackets
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:0771033400 0771033419 2000 0771033400 / 9780771033407 
GILLMOR, Don, and Pierre TURGEON. Canada : A People's History. With a Foreword [and an Afterword] by Mark Starowicz and Gene Allen. In Two Volumes. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (2000). First Printings. Pp(8),ix-xiv,[1]-306; (10),[1]-342. Illustrated throughout, mainly in colour. Maps. Index. Large 8vo (8¾ x 11¼ inches), black cloth, silver lettering to spine.

Don Gillmor (b. January 1, 1959, Fort Frances, Ontario).

Pierre Turgeon (b. October 9. 1947 in Québec City).

"How can we know where we’re going if we don’t know where we are coming from? This question applies as much to nations as it does to travellers, and it rings especially loudly in the ears of Canadians. Canada: A People’s History doesn’t tell us where we are going, but it shows us where we have come from

This richly illustrated book, the first of two volumes, tells the epic story of Canada from its earliest days to the arrival of the industrial age in the 1870s. Here is the story of the people who created this vast nation. The courageous explorers who tracked the vast wilderness; the adventurous settlers, many of them exiles from their homelands; the native peoples, crucial allies in the Europeans’ wars for possession of this land; the visionary politicians, and the shortsighted ones; but most of all the ordinary people who rose to the extraordinary challenge of building Canada. These people are all given voice here, their stories blending with accounts of the major events of the day." (from the Vol. I dj).

"In this stunning and comprehensive second volume of the landmark work Canada: A People’s History, the story of how Canada came to be the nation we know continues. Volume Two opens with the rebellion over property and language rights by the French-speaking Metis in Manitoba, led by the charismatic and troubled Louis Riel - a seminal event in our history and one that haunts us to this day. It closese with the less bloody but no less traumatic confrontation between the Mohawk and the army at Oka, Quebec, in 1990. Between these two harrowing events lies a hundred years of astonishing change and development in Canada. In those years, Canadians fought in two world wars, struggled through the long, savage Depression years, and peaceably accommodated themselves to wave after wave of immigrants arriving from Europe, the Caribbean, South America and Southeast Asia. The political changes have been no less striking, with the eruption of nationalism in Quebec, women's stubborn fight for equal rights, and the creation of Canadians' most cherished social service: universal health care." (from the Vol. II dj).

Contents :

Vol. I:
1.The Centre of the World.
2. They That Go Down To the Sea in Ships.
3. The Golden Age of New France.
4. Battle for a Continent.
5. A Question of Loyalties.
6. Journey to the Sea.
7. Rebellion and Reform.
8. Confederation.

Vol. II:
1. The Taking of the West.
2. The Great Transformation.
3. Ordeal by Fire.
4. Hard Times.
5. A New World Order.
6. The Awakening.
7. A Nation in Question.

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193 GODFREY, Dave Death Goes Better With Coca-Cola
Press Porcépic, Erin, Ontario, 1973, ISBN:0888780125 
GODFREY, Dave. Death Goes Better With Coca-Cola. (Erin, Ontario : Press Porcépic, 1973). Second Edition. Pp (9),2-159,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth tape spine, green marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine,illustrated endpapers. First published by Anansi Press in 1967. Dave Godfr ey (b.August 9, 1938, Winnipeg, d. June 22, 2015), Canadian writer, publisher, and scholar. Contents : The generation of hunters; An opening day; The winter stiffs; In the distant singing guts of the moment; Night tripper; Two Smiths; Up in the rainforest; Flying fish; Fulfilling our foray; Mud Lake: if any; Out in Chinguacousy; On the river; The way we do it here; The hard-headed collector. Dave Godfrey (b. 1938) is a Canadian author and publisher from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Godfrey was one of the founders of the House ofAnansi and New Press and was editor of Press Porcépic. Tear to cloth at fo ot of spine, wear to corners, else very good. 25.00

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194 GOUGH, John, et al. Canadian Geographical Society Provincial Geographical Aspects Booklets.
Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1948, 
GOUGH, John, et al. The Canadian Geographical Society Provincial Geographical Aspects Booklets. Ottawa : Canadian Geographical Society, n.d. [ca 1948]. First Edition. A collection of nine 32-page booklets. Illustrated. Maps. Double column. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers, in illustrated wrap-around paper slipcase. A mid-century view of the nation. A complete set of the Provincial Geographical Aspects Booklets – includes British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec. New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island - Newfoundland did not become a province until 1949. Some chipping to a few edges, rubbed, else very good in poor, damaged slipcase. As is. The 9-vol. set for 50.00

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195 GRACE, Gregory. Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 184. Heaven's Door
Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, 1976, ISBN:0919197833 
GRACE, Gregory. Heaven's Door. Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1976. Pp. (4),3-76,(2). 8vo, illustrated black and white card covers. Fiddlehead Poetry Books, number 184. The Winnipeg-born poet's second collection of works. Includes the following poems: "Portrait of Anybody's Uncle", "Days Without Disaster In A High Rise Apartment Block", "Meditation Of a Middle Echelon Civil Servant", "Christmas Shopping", "Dream and Sun", "My Perfumed Bones", "The Listener", "Meditation Following a Hurricane off Florida that Killed Twenty-Seven", "A Gathering of Young Girls", "Portrait of a Modern Magician Attempting to Unlearn a Series of Mirror Tricks", "Meditations of a Young Typist", "A Poem for Chagall", "The First Grass Wet With Itself", "Thoughts of a Retired Accountant", "The Stranger", "A Middle Echelon Civil Servant One Evening After Supper", "The Fool's Paradise", "Confusion", "One Or Two Familiar Things", "Where Did You hide Me?", "Animal Being", "On Being a Bachelor in the Winter", "A Man on the Bus", "Debris of the Morning", "A Group of Women at a Downtown Corner", "Portrait of a Used Furniture Salesman", "Toward a Definition of One Particular Angel", "A Visitation", "The Elmtree at My In-Laws", "The Feeling", "I Want You To Come Home", "The Within ofAffectionless Mud", "A Certain Vague Enormous Event", "A Painting of Seven teenth Century Burghers", "Not Knowing One Another", "Beauty", "Thoughts ofa Purchasing Agent's Flesh", "What Could I Possibly Do With a Hammer?", "T he Effects of an Economic Advisor Observing His Dried-up Wife", "A Whore Flat Drunk on the Sidewalk", "In Rose Light", "Roses", "Human City", "A Day Without a Catastrophe", "The Death of a Tax Lawyer", "We Knew the Meaning ofthe Wind (for JOhn Paskievich)", "Passages of One Early Morning (for denys e forman)", "The Key", "The Beloved One", "Ascents", "Descents", "This morning I Saw", "Three Consecutive Dreams", "A Childhood Memory", "The Bride toBe", "A Day at the Office", "Construction Sight", "A Young Sales Manager i n His Office", "The Body and Thought of an Ordinary Ogre", "The Bag", "Partners", "Intrusion in the Deep Moonlight", "The Dog Beaters", "The Last Thought at the End of the Heart", "This", and "Heaven's Door". Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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196 GRAHAM, John F. Fiscal Adjustment and Economic Development : A Case Study of Nova Scotia. First Edition
1963, 1963 
GRAHAM, John F. Fiscal Adjustment and Economic Development : A Case Study of Nova Scotia. (Toronto ) : Univesity of Toronto Press, (1963). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xviii,(2),[3]-278. Tables & figures in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers.
John Finlayson Graham (b. May 31, 1924, Calgary, Alberta - d. November 14, 1990, Halifax).

No. 1 in the Atlantic Provinces Studies series.

Vaison p.108,117.

"This study is an attempt to find a solution to the problemof fiscal adjustment between a province or a state and its municipalities — a pressing problem throughout Canada and the United States and in many other countries in view of the great disparities in the revenue-raising capacity of municipalities, their limited tax bases, and the pressure on them to provide higher and higher levels of public services. The principles developed are of general applicability, but their use is illustrated by taking Nova Scotia as a case study.

It should be emphasized that the proposals made in this study, along with the argument developed in support of them, are not intended as mere "academic" exercises. They are made with the view to their becoming the basis for public policy in provincial - municipal fiscal relations.

Chapters on the economic history and geography of Nova Scotia and on why Nova Scotia is a low-income province and chapters on federal-provincial fiscal relations and on municipal organization and finance in Nova Scotia provide the framework for the integrated discussion of ecoionomic development and fiscal adjustment which follows. These two aspects of the study are brought together in two chapters dealing with the effects of public services on the allocation of resources and with the nature of fiscal adjustment conducive to optimum allocation. Here is the theoretical core of the study.

The study contains considerable discussion of the types of economic adjustment appropriate to Nova Scotia. The evidence suggests that there is a tendency for both labour and capital to have higher marginal productivities in other parts of the country and it is likely that there will therefore be continued migration of both from the Province. At the same time there is considerable room for raising average incomes by internal adjustment, especially by rationalization of primary operations in fishing, farming, and forestry, but also by some expansion of secondary manufacturing.

Present provincial - municipal fiscal relations in Nova Scotia are examined with reference to the principle of fiscal equity. A programme of fiscal adjustment is proposed which would implement the principle of fiscal equity for genepal servicesand for local services by
unconditional grants, these grants
being designed to permit all munioipalties of each type to provide "foundation" or "standard" levels of services with the same burdens of taxation on property. Other proposals
 would give some financial relief to all municipalities. The municipalities would be left with considerable flexibility in determining the actual levels of their services for they would be free to raise the level of any ser
vice they wished, by taxing them- selves more neavny, oy applying their unconditional grants for the purpose, or by doing both." - from the dj. [NOTE : the dustjacket is not present with this copy].

Chapters :
1. Introduction,

2. The Economy of Nova Scotia: A Geographical and Historical Perspective :
The Geography of Nova Scotia -
The Economic History of Nova Scotia -
The Relative Size and Growth of the Nova Scotian Economy.

3. Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations : The History of the Financial Arrangements -
Conditional Federal Grants: A Résumé -
The Principle of Fiscal Equity with Respect to Nova Scotia -
Current Public Finance in Nova Scotia.

4. Municipal Organization and Finance in Nova Scotia :
History and Nature of Local Government in Nova Scotia -
Major Responsibilities of the Municipalities and Provincial Participation -
Protection to Persons and Property; Public Works; Education; Health; Social Welfare -
Other Provincial Financial Relief to the Municipalities in Recent Years -
The Postwar Revolution in Provincial Participation in Local Functions.

5. Why Nova Scotia is a Low-Income Province :
The Nature of Its Resources -
Natural Resources: Their Kind, Quality, and Quantity; Labour; Capital — Adequacy of Supply -
The Use of Its Resources -

Agriculture; Forestry; Fisheries; Mining; The Tourist Industry; Manufacturing.

6. The Pattern for Optimum Economic Adjustment: Further Analysis in the Nova Scotia Context :
Some Sociological Factors in Economic Change -
The Paradox ot Emigration Accompanied by Lack of Adjustment; The Happy Low-income Casual Worker -
The Problem of the Declining Community -
The Ghost Town as an Objective; Some Secondary Effects of Factor Migration; Implications of a Declining Farm Population -
The Halifax Area: A Special Case -
Factor Adjustments Appropriate to Nova Scotia and the Scott - Buchanan Controversy -
The Effects of Public Services on Factor Mobility
Highways and Roads; Education; Health and Social Services -
A Concluding Statement.

7. Principles of Fiscal Adjustment :
The Principle of Fiscal Equity and Its Applicability to Provincial-Municipal Fiscal Adjustment -
A Criticism of the Use of the Fiscal Residuum in Implementing the Principle of Fiscal Equity -
The Principle of Fiscal Equity and the Conditions for Economic Equilibrium -
The Variation of Income among Localities of a Province and among Provinces -
The Addition of the Egalitarian Postulate -
The Effect of Income Transfers on Allocation of Resources -
Conditional and Unconditional Grants and Public Welfare: The Conflict of Local and Provincial Interests -
The Conflict of Federal and Provincial Interests in the Case of Federal Grants - The Applicability of Conditional and Unconditional Grants to Provincial - Municipal Fiscal Adjustment.

8. The Present Fiscal System in Nova Scotia and the Criterion of Fiscal Equity :
An Over-all View of the Nova Scotian Fiscal System -
Provincial Taxes; Purely Provincial Services; Local Services, and General Services for which the Municipalities Have Some Responsibility; Provincial Fiscal Practices and the Fiscal Equity Criterion; Local Services and the Fiscal Equity Criterion -
Municipal Taxes in Nova Scotia -
Property Taxes; The City of Halifax; The Poll Tax; Other Possible Sources of Revenue -
Provincial Revenues and Fiscal Flexibility -
The Redistributive Effects of the Nova Scotian Fiscal System -
Conclusions.

9. A Programme for Fiscal Adjustment in Nova Scotia :
Fiscal Adjustment by Means of Grants -
An Evaluation of the Extension of the Pottier Formula as a Basis for Adjustment [Justice V.J. Pottier, Vincent-Joseph Pottier (April 11, 1897, Belleville, Nova Scotia - February 4, 1980) the first Acadian to serve on the Nova Scotia Supreme Court] ; An Evaluation of Rowat's Recommendations as a basis tor Adjustment [Donald Cameron Rowat, (b. 1921, Somerset, Manitoba - d. December 2, 2008, Ottawa)]; Grants for Local Services; A Suggested System of Grants to Implement the Principle of Fiscal Equity -
Fiscal Adjustment by Means of a Redistribution of Functions or Revenues -
Differential Provincial Taxation as an Adjustment Device -
The Recommended Programme of Fiscal Adjustment -
The Cost of the Proposed Programme to the Province.

10. A Brief Summary of Results, and Conclusions.
With bibliography and index.

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197 GRAHAM, John F. Fiscal Adjustment and Economic Development : A Case Study of Nova Scotia. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1963, 1963 
GRAHAM, John F. Fiscal Adjustment and Economic Development : A Case Study of Nova Scotia. (Toronto ) : Univesity of Toronto Press, (1963). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xviii,(2),[3]-278. Tables & figures in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers.
John Finlayson Graham (b. May 31, 1924, Calgary, Alberta - d. November 14, 1990, Halifax).

No. 1 in the Atlantic Provinces Studies series.

Vaison p.108,117.

"This study is an attempt to find a solution to the problemof fiscal adjustment between a province or a state and its municipalities — a pressing problem throughout Canada and the United States and in many other countries in view of the great disparities in the revenue-raising capacity of municipalities, their limited tax bases, and the pressure on them to provide higher and higher levels of public services. The principles developed are of general applicability, but their use is illustrated by taking Nova Scotia as a case study.

It should be emphasized that the proposals made in this study, along with the argument developed in support of them, are not intended as mere "academic" exercises. They are made with the view to their becoming the basis for public policy in provincial - municipal fiscal relations.

Chapters on the economic history and geography of Nova Scotia and on why Nova Scotia is a low-income province and chapters on federal-provincial fiscal relations and on municipal organization and finance in Nova Scotia provide the framework for the integrated discussion of ecoionomic development and fiscal adjustment which follows. These two aspects of the study are brought together in two chapters dealing with the effects of public services on the allocation of resources and with the nature of fiscal adjustment conducive to optimum allocation. Here is the theoretical core of the study.

The study contains considerable discussion of the types of economic adjustment appropriate to Nova Scotia. The evidence suggests that there is a tendency for both labour and capital to have higher marginal productivities in other parts of the country and it is likely that there will therefore be continued migration of both from the Province. At the same time there is considerable room for raising average incomes by internal adjustment, especially by rationalization of primary operations in fishing, farming, and forestry, but also by some expansion of secondary manufacturing.

Present provincial - municipal fiscal relations in Nova Scotia are examined with reference to the principle of fiscal equity. A programme of fiscal adjustment is proposed which would implement the principle of fiscal equity for genepal servicesand for local services by
unconditional grants, these grants
being designed to permit all munioipalties of each type to provide "foundation" or "standard" levels of services with the same burdens of taxation on property. Other proposals
 would give some financial relief to all municipalities. The municipalities would be left with considerable flexibility in determining the actual levels of their services for they would be free to raise the level of any ser
vice they wished, by taxing them- selves more neavny, oy applying their unconditional grants for the purpose, or by doing both." - from the dj.

Chapters :
1. Introduction,

2. The Economy of Nova Scotia: A Geographical and Historical Perspective :
The Geography of Nova Scotia -
The Economic History of Nova Scotia -
The Relative Size and Growth of the Nova Scotian Economy.

3. Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations : The History of the Financial Arrangements -
Conditional Federal Grants: A Résumé -
The Principle of Fiscal Equity with Respect to Nova Scotia -
Current Public Finance in Nova Scotia.

4. Municipal Organization and Finance in Nova Scotia :
History and Nature of Local Government in Nova Scotia -
Major Responsibilities of the Municipalities and Provincial Participation -
Protection to Persons and Property; Public Works; Education; Health; Social Welfare -
Other Provincial Financial Relief to the Municipalities in Recent Years -
The Postwar Revolution in Provincial Participation in Local Functions.

5. Why Nova Scotia is a Low-Income Province :
The Nature of Its Resources -
Natural Resources: Their Kind, Quality, and Quantity; Labour; Capital — Adequacy of Supply -
The Use of Its Resources -

Agriculture; Forestry; Fisheries; Mining; The Tourist Industry; Manufacturing.

6. The Pattern for Optimum Economic Adjustment: Further Analysis in the Nova Scotia Context :
Some Sociological Factors in Economic Change -
The Paradox ot Emigration Accompanied by Lack of Adjustment; The Happy Low-income Casual Worker -
The Problem of the Declining Community -
The Ghost Town as an Objective; Some Secondary Effects of Factor Migration; Implications of a Declining Farm Population -
The Halifax Area: A Special Case -
Factor Adjustments Appropriate to Nova Scotia and the Scott - Buchanan Controversy -
The Effects of Public Services on Factor Mobility
Highways and Roads; Education; Health and Social Services -
A Concluding Statement.

7. Principles of Fiscal Adjustment :
The Principle of Fiscal Equity and Its Applicability to Provincial-Municipal Fiscal Adjustment -
A Criticism of the Use of the Fiscal Residuum in Implementing the Principle of Fiscal Equity -
The Principle of Fiscal Equity and the Conditions for Economic Equilibrium -
The Variation of Income among Localities of a Province and among Provinces -
The Addition of the Egalitarian Postulate -
The Effect of Income Transfers on Allocation of Resources -
Conditional and Unconditional Grants and Public Welfare: The Conflict of Local and Provincial Interests -
The Conflict of Federal and Provincial Interests in the Case of Federal Grants - The Applicability of Conditional and Unconditional Grants to Provincial - Municipal Fiscal Adjustment.

8. The Present Fiscal System in Nova Scotia and the Criterion of Fiscal Equity :
An Over-all View of the Nova Scotian Fiscal System -
Provincial Taxes; Purely Provincial Services; Local Services, and General Services for which the Municipalities Have Some Responsibility; Provincial Fiscal Practices and the Fiscal Equity Criterion; Local Services and the Fiscal Equity Criterion -
Municipal Taxes in Nova Scotia -
Property Taxes; The City of Halifax; The Poll Tax; Other Possible Sources of Revenue -
Provincial Revenues and Fiscal Flexibility -
The Redistributive Effects of the Nova Scotian Fiscal System -
Conclusions.

9. A Programme for Fiscal Adjustment in Nova Scotia :
Fiscal Adjustment by Means of Grants -
An Evaluation of the Extension of the Pottier Formula as a Basis for Adjustment [Justice V.J. Pottier, Vincent-Joseph Pottier (April 11, 1897, Belleville, Nova Scotia - February 4, 1980) the first Acadian to serve on the Nova Scotia Supreme Court] ; An Evaluation of Rowat's Recommendations as a basis tor Adjustment [Donald Cameron Rowat, (b. 1921, Somerset, Manitoba - d. December 2, 2008, Ottawa)]; Grants for Local Services; A Suggested System of Grants to Implement the Principle of Fiscal Equity -
Fiscal Adjustment by Means of a Redistribution of Functions or Revenues -
Differential Provincial Taxation as an Adjustment Device -
The Recommended Programme of Fiscal Adjustment -
The Cost of the Proposed Programme to the Province.

10. A Brief Summary of Results, and Conclusions.
With bibliography and index.

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198 GRANT, J. C. Boileau Bulletin No. 59: Anthropological Series, No. 13 Anthropometry of the Cree and Saulteaux Indians of Northeastern Manitoba
F. A. Acland, Ottawa, 1929, 
GRANT, J. C. Boileau. Anthropometry of the Cree and Saulteaux Indians of Northeastern Manitoba. National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 59: Anthropological Series No. 13. Ottawa : F. A. Acland, 1929. Pp. 73, followed by five plates. 8vo, brown card covers, black titles to front and spine. Spine creased, owner's name inked to front and all edges, else vg. 35.00

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199 GREEN, Wilson F. Red River Revelations : A Chronological Account of Early Events leading to the Discovery, Occupation, and Development of the Red River Settlement. Limited Numbered Edition, signed.
Red River Valley Historical Society, Fargo and Winnipeg, 1976, 
GREEN, Wilson F. Red River Revelations : A Chronological Account of Early Events leading to the Discovery, Occupation, and Development of the Red River Settlement. (Fargo, North Dakota and Winnipeg, Manitoba: Red River ValleyHistorical Society), 1974-1976. Official Publication, Red River Valley Int ernational Centennial. Pp. (2),iii-iv,1-252. Illustrated in black and white. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, illustrated reddish paper covered boards, black lettering to front cover and spine. Introduction by Don Myrold. Limited edition published April 15, 1974, of which this is Copy Number 679. Very good. Signed and numbered on the limitation page by the author. 25.00

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200 GRIFFIN, John D. In Search of Sanity : A Chronicle of the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1918-1988. First Edition Paperback, signed, with letter.
Third Eye, London, Canada, 1989, ISBN:0919581501 1989 0919581501 / 9780919581500 
GRIFFIN, John D. In Search of Sanity : A Chronicle of the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1918-1988. London, Canada : Third Eye, 1989. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xxiv,[1]-288. Illustrated with b&w photos. 8vo, decorated white card covers with red, black & blue lettering to front cover, black & blue lettering to spine.

Colonel John (Jack) Douglas Morecroft Griffin, OC, MD, MA, FRCP(C) (b. 1906, Hamilton, Ontario - d. 2001).
1. The Background: Origin and Growth of Voluntary Work - Clarence M. Hincks and Clifford W. Beers -- Preliminary Meetings and Formal Organizations.

2. The First Projects, 1918-23: The Manitoba Survey -- Other Provincial Surveys -- War Work -- Immigration -- Work in the Schools -- Occupational Therapy -- Public and Professional Education -- Hincks Threatens Exposé -- Summary.

3. The First Scientific Programs, 1924-33: The Development of Research -- Projects at the University of Toronto (the Nursery School and Institute of Child Study, and The Regal Road School Project) -- Projects in Montreal -- Dr. Hincks Evaluates the Scientific Program -- Universities of Alberta and Saskatchewan.

4. Strengthening the Structure, 1926: The Legal Charter -- Hincks Goes to Europe -- The Education Program -- Financing During the 1920s.

5. International Activities, 1930-31: The First International Congress -- Hincks Goes to New York (Survey of Psychiatric Training, Certification of Psychiatrists, Funding Research into Schizophrenia).

6. Evaluation and New Opportunities, 1931-39: The Canadian Medical Association Survey -- Research and Scientific Studies -- Insulin Shock Treatment and Banting -- The Provincial Mental Health Services -- Mental Health Statistics.

7. The Expanding Concept of Mental Hygiene, 1930-39: The Division on Education and Mental Hygiene -- Research on Shy Children -- Mental Hygiene in an Orthopaedic Setting -- New Immigration Studies -- Study on Medical Care and Public Health.

8. The Second World War, 1939-45: Special Programs Related to the War -- Army Psychological and Psychiatric Problems -- Staff Changes and Activities -- Rehabilitation Programs -- The Canadian Children's Services -- Civilian Mental Health (Surveys in Western Canada, Safeguarding Canadian Children, The National Vocational Guidance Service, Mental Health in Industry).

9. The Mental Hygiene Consultation Service, 1941-50: The Toronto Psychiatric Survey -- The Development of the Toronto Mental Health Clinic -- Doubt, Confusion, and Change.

10. The Mental Health Grants, 1946-52: The Mental Health Grants -- Standards for Mental Hospitals -- A National Institute for Mental Health -- Teacher Training in Mental Health -- The Forest Hill Village Project -- Other New Projects (The CBC Radio Series 'In Search of Ourselves', Training Special Groups, A Psychiatric Directory) -- The Last Mental Hospital Survey.

11. The London International Congress, 1948.

12. A Change in Name and Structure, 1950: A New Symbol -- A New Structure -- Another Proposal for a National Institute -- An Expanded National Program -- New Financial Problems.

13. A Decade of Achievement, 1950-60: Public Education (Radio and Television, Films, Live Theatre, A Newsletter, Mental Health Week) -- Voluntary Services to the Mentally Disabled (Volunteer Services, Social Visiting, The Forgotten Patient, Christmas Gifts, Parties and Entertainments, Clothing Centres, Library and Education Projects, The White Cross Centres) -- Survey and Social Action (Committee on Forensic Psychiatry, Committee on Industry and Mental Health, The Tyhurst Committee) -- Education and Training of Special Groups (Teachers, Nurses, Clergy).

14. An Experiment in Research Support, 1957-67.

15. Action on the World Front, 1950-60: Continuing Support for the WFMH -- The Fifth International Congress on Mental Health, 1954 -- World Mental Health Year, 1960 -- The Provincial Divisions.

16. Important Issues in Difficult Times, 1960-70: The Background -- The Major Accomplishments (The Committee on Law and Mental Disorder, Study of Canadian Children) -- Mental Health Aspects of Publik Health.

17. Social and Political Action, 1960-75: Presentations of Brief Government (Submission to the Cabinet 1960, Royal Commission on Health Services 1962, Divorce 1966, Immigration 1967, Second Submission to Cabinet 1967, Science Policy 1969, Justice and Legal Affairs 1967, Non-Medical Use of Drugs 1974, Suicide 1974) -- National Conferences (Student Mental Health 1953, Medical Action fo Mental Health 1964, The William Line Seminar 1968, Seminar to Overseas Students, 1969).

18. Approaching the Eighties: Accreditation of Mental Hospitals -- Financial Support and the United Way -- The Forces of Reaction -- The State of the Nation's Mental Health.

19. Postscript to a New Era: A New General Director and a New Symbol -- Concern About the Medical Model -- Unification and Consolidation -- Closer Ties With Government -- A New Attack on Chronic Mental Illness -- A New Approach to Prevention -- International Activities in the 1980s -- New Patterns of Funding.

With appendices, end-notes, and index.

Very good. Signed and inscribed by Griffin on the first page, with an autographed letter signed by Griffin laid in. 40.00


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