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141 CORBET, Elise A. Frontiers of Medicine. in dj
University of Alberta Press, 1990, 
CORBET, Elise A. Frontiers of Medicine : A History of Medical Education and Research at the University of Alberta. (Edmonton): The University of Alberta Press, (1990). Pp. 250 with [60] pp. of black & white photographs. 8vo, green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to front. Vg in dj. 20.00

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142 CORBETT, Bryan, coordinator From the Past to the Future : A Guide to the Holdings of the University of Alberta Archives. pbk.
University of Alberta Archives, Edmonton, 1992, ISBN:0888647700 
CORBETT, Bryan, coordinator. From the Past to the Future : A Guide to the Holdings of the University of Alberta Archives . Project coordinator: Bryan Corbett. Contributors: Gertrude Bloor McLaren, Trevor Livelton, Fay Hutchinson, Kevan Warner, Diane Carey. Edmonton: University of Alberta Archives, 1992. Pp. [i]-xxiii,(1),[1]-284,(4). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Light edgewear, else vg. 25.00

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143 CORBETT, E. A. Henry Marshall Tory : Beloved Canadian . First Edition
Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1954, 
CORBETT, E. A. Henry Marshall Tory : Beloved Canadian. Toronto: The RyersonPress, (March 1954). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-241,(3). + portrait frontispiece + 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.484, Rhodenizer p.504. Henry Marshall Tory (b. January 11,1864, Port Shoreham., Guysborough County, Nova Scotia - d. . February 6, 1 947, Ottawa, Ontario) educator, scientist and first president of the University of Alberta and first president of the National Research Council of Canada. Written by a fellow Nova Scotian, Edward Annand Corbett (b. April 12, 1884, Truro - d. November, 1964, Toronto). Foreword by Robert C. Wallace. I. Henry Marshall Tory—Beloved Canadian; 2. Family Background; 3. The Community; 4. Home and School; 5. Out in the World; 6. Life at McGill; 7. Lectuber and Professor; 8. McGill in British Columbia; 9. Opposition to the Bill; 10. Back at McGill; 11. The University of Alberta — Beginnings; 12. The University of Alberta - A Time for Expansion; 13. The Khaki University; 14. The National Research Council; 15. Carleton College; 16. The Educator in Public Life; 17. The Scientist as Philosopher; 18. Closing Years. Very good. 20.00

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144 CORRIGAN, Samuel W., and Don McCASKILL (eds.) FERREIRA, Darlene Abreu TOUGH, Frank COPET, Wayne Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 12, No. 1, 1992
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Brandon, 1992, 
CORRIGAN, Samuel W., and Don McCASKILL (eds.). The Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 12, No. 1, 1992. (Brandon : Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 1992). Pp (6),[1]-183,(3). Map. 8vo, illustrated tan card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Oil and Lubicons Don't Mix: A Land Claim in Northern Alberta in Historical Perspective (by Darlene Abreu Ferreira); An Approach to Community Planning in Aboriginal Settlements (by Wayne Copet); Self-Government for Aboriginal People in Urban Areas: A Literature Review and Suggestions for Research (by Evelyn J. Peters); Attitudes Towards AboriginalSelf-Government: Their Influences of Knowledge, and Cultural and Economic Security (by Marlene Wells and J. W. Berry); Regional Analysis of Indian Aggregate Income, Northern Manitoba: 1896-1935 (by Frank Tough); plus book reviews. Institutional library stamp, else vfery good. 15.00

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145 CORRIGAN, Samuel W., and Don McCASKILL (eds.) MEMSAH, Joseph TSUJI, Leonard J.S. DUERDEN, Frank Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 16, No. 1, 1996
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Brandon, 1996, 
CORRIGAN, Samuel W., and Don McCASKILL (eds.). The Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 16, No. 1, 1996. (Brandon : Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 1996). Pp (6),[1]-210. Map. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in white. Contents : Treaty Negotiations in British Columbia: The Utility of Geographic Information Management Techniques (by Joseph Mensah); Alternative Perspectives on the Overrepresentation of Native Peoples in CanadianCorrectional Institutions: The Case Study of Alberta (by Xavier Cattarinic h); What is an Elder? What do Elders Do?: First Nations Elders as Teachers in Culture-Based Urban Organizations (by S.M. Stiegelbauer); Cree Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Science: A Case Study of the Sharp-Tailed Grouse, Tympanuchus phasianellus phasianellus (by Leonard J.S. Tsuji); Development of Identity in Native Indian Children: Review and Possible Futures (by Barry Corenblum); An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of First Nations Participation in the Development of Land-Use Plans in the Yukon (by Frank Duerden); Shampoo Archaeology: Towards a Participatory Action Research Approach inCivil Society (by Michael P. Robinson); The Process Leading to a Lands Cla ims Agreement and its Implementation: The Case of the Nunavut Land Claims Settlement (by André Légaré); Spiderwoman Theatre and the Tapestry of Story (by Larry Abbott); plus book reviews. Institutional library stamp, else very good. 15.00

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146 CORRIGAN, Samuel W., and Don McCASKILL (eds.) OSBORNE, Brian RIPMEESTER, Michael SATZEWICH, Victor Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 17, No. 2, 1997
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Brandon, 1997, 
CORRIGAN, Samuel W., and Don McCASKILL (eds.). The Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 17, No. 2, 1997. (Brandon : Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 1997). Pp (6),[202]-403,(1). 8vo, illustrated brown card covers, lettered in white. Contents : Aboriginal People in an Urban Housing Market: Lethbridge (Alberta) (by Russel Lawrence Barsh); Reversing The Spirit of Delegitimation (by J. Tim Goddard); Indian Agents and the "Indian Problem" in Canada in 1946: Reconsidering the Theory of Coercive Tutelage (by Victor Satzewich); The Mississaugas Between Two Worlds: Strategic Adjustments to Changing Landscapes of Power (by Brian Osborne and Michael Ripmeester); Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: First Nations Education in Canada (by Faith Maina ); The Third Solitude: Making a Place for Aboriginal Justice (by Brian Donohue); Perceptions of Racism in Youth Corrections: The British Columbia ~ Experience (by Michael P. MacDonald); plus book reviews. Institutional library stamp, else very good. 15.00

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147 COUSINS, William James History of Crow's Nest Pass
Historic Trails Society of Alberta, 1981, 
COUSINS, William James. A History of Crow's Nest Pass. The Historic Trails Society of Alberta, 1981. (Original Manuscript 1952). Pp. 143. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Some browning to rear cover, spine ends slightly bumped, gift inscription to title page, else vg. 20.00

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148 CRICKMAY, C. H. Significant New Devonian Brachiopods from Western Canada
The author, Calgary, AB, 1963, 
CRICKMAY, C. H. Significant New Devonian Brachiopods from Western Canada : Article 9. Calgary, AB: The author, 1963. Pp. [2],1-63,[3], including plates. Illustrated. 4to, printed brown card covers with blank black spine. Stamp and inking to front, else vg. 35.00

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149 CROSS, Michael (ed.). MacDONALD, L.R. REID, David J. WADE, Norman Canadian Historical Review. Volume 56, No. 3, September 1975
University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1975, 
CROSS, Michael (ed.). The Canadian Historical Review. Volume LVI, No. 3, September 1975. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1975. Pp (2),[263]-392.i-iv. 8vo, white card covers, printed in red and black. Contents : 1. "Merchants against Industry: An Idea and its Origins” (by L.R. MacDonald). 2. “Company Mergers in the Fraser River Canning Industry, 1885-1902” (by David J. Reid). 3. “Hon. James Gardiner and the Liberal Party of Alberta, 1935-40” (by Norman Wade). Plus book reviews and regular features. Very good. For the issue 15.00

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150 CUNDIFF, Charles E. 32-63-6 W. of 5th. First Edition in dustjacket
Vantage Press, New York, 1975, 
CUNDIFF, Charles E. 32-63-6 W. of 5th. New York : Vantage Press, (1975). First Edition. Pp (10),1-164,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The digits in the title of this memoir locate a homestead first settled andfarmed by the author in western Canada close to fifty years ago. Scarce fi nancial resources, "acts of Nature," and a succession of incidents and vicissitudes marked the efforts of Charles Cundiff, his wife, and his family totame this piece of land and wrest a living from it with rather primitive f acilities. Plagued by mounting debt and frustrated by devastating hailstorms and various other "accidents," yet fortified by strong family ties, courage, and a firm resolve to make a "go" of things, the Cundiffs persevere andendure. This account of their struggles is one of hardy spirits living a l ife close to nature in an all but vanished wilderness, and it enlightens while it inspires. The author has—both in his life and this retelling of it—the saving grace of humor. His only regret is that he had not yet developed an awareness of the wondrous and sometimes mysterious purposes of the Lord at the time he was suffering the various travails recorded here. Had this been the case, hardship would have been easier to withstand, possibly even welcomed. Now, with the wisdom of experience and his new- found awareness ofthe Spiritual Force at work in the universe, Charles Cundiff is able to in terpret many or tne events in his life as elements in God's Master Plan. Skillfully and sensitively written, moving and informative, and containing a "message" that lifts it far above similar memoirs, 32-63-6—W. of 5th is thestory of a life well-lived." (from the dj). Although born in Iowa, Mr. Cun diff has spent most of his life in Canada. His youth was spent on a pioneerfarm in Alberta. He went to the first school in the district, attending it until he was eleven, at which time he quit school to help with the work on the farm. Very good in rubbed, price-clipped dustjacket. Signed by the aut hor. 75.00

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151 CUPLINSKAS, Indre (ed.) VOLPE, Philippe LOWER, Arthur Historical Studies 2015 Volume 81 Canadian Catholic Historical Association
Canadian Catholic Historical Association, Ottawa, 2015, 
CUPLINSKAS, Indre (ed.). Historical Studies 2015 Volume 81. (Ottawa) : The Canadian Catholic Historical Association, 2015. Pp (4),5-96,(2),3-200. 8vo,blue card covers, lettered in white. This publication is divided into an E nglish and a French section. English contents : "I am ... the very essence ol a Protestant": Arthur Lower, Anti-Catholicism and Liberal Nationalism, 1939-1959 (by Kevin Anderson); Reading the Lived Experience of Vatican II - Words and Images: The Canadian Province of the Sisters of Our Lady of Missions in Peru (by Rosa Bruno-Jofre and Ana Jofre); "Rare Beauty' and Renewal:The Consortium Project for Alberta Catholic High School Religious Educatio n (by Matt Hoven); Inter-church Coalitions as Site of Ecumenical Contact and Conflict: The Canada China Programme, 1971-2000 (by David Webster and Sarah Zwierzchowski). French contents : Le catholicisme au Canada et les minorités nationales et ethniques : contributions et tensions (XIXe et XXe siècles) (par Martin Bock et E.-Martin Meunier); L'Eglise-nation canadienne-française au siècle des nationalités : regard croisé sur l'ultramontanisme et le nationalisme (par Jean-François Laniel); Catholicisme social, anticommunisme et nationalisme en Ontario français : le cas de figure du père Gustave Sauvé, o.m.i. (1930-1960) (par François-Olivier Dorais); Clercs et historiens: le discours d'enracinement et la Societe historique du Nouvel-Ontario (par Stéphanie St-Pierre); Le choix de l'école catholique de langue française en Ontario : mutations du rapport identitaire des Franco-Ontariens au catholicisme (par Jean-François Nault); Clercs progressistes et néonationalisme acadien, 1966-1982 (par Philippe Volpé); La signification de la mission et des pensionnats indiens dans la revue Kerygma (1967-2004) (par Brieg Capitaine); Complexité et foisonnement d'un rapport oblique ; les Juifs fece aumonde francophone catholique (par Pierre Anctil); De l'Afrique au Québec : les réseaux missionnaires comme vecteurs d'intégration socio-ecclésiale (p ar Catherine Foisy). Very good. 15.00

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152 d'ENTREMONT, Laurent d'ENTREMONT, Nil T. Meat Loaves Do Explode : A humorous look at travel . signed
d'ENTREMONT, Laurent. Meat Loaves Do Explode : A humorous look at travel bythe author of The Two Acre Farm. (Illustrations by Simone Meuse). Lr. West Pubnico : Two Acre Publications, 1976. Printed by Sentinel Printing Ltd. P p [1]-32. 8vo, yellow card covers. Maillet, Bibliographie des publicationsde l'Acadie des provinces maritimes: livres et brochures, 1609-1995 1428, Laugher p. 141. Sections: Travelling for Fun; The Captain Was Blind; Ottawa, Here I Come; Not The Bishop; Work italian Style; Out West Will We Go; Cowboy Country; Alberta Has a Game Farm; The Great Gopher Hunt; Summation; Europe Via Back Door; No Glamour; "Meat Loaves Do Explode"; No Bull About Bull Fights; "La Belle France"; The Good Samaritans of Luxembourg; Is The Matterhorn For Sale?; Seignor Pla; Homeward Bound; "Iles de la Madelaine" [by Nil T. d'Entremont, pp.28-32]. Very good. Signed by the author. 12.00

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153 DANA, Edward S. and Alan M. BATEMAN (eds.) BATEMAN, Alan M. (ed.) American Journal of Science, November 1925, Volume X, Number 59
American Journal of Science, New Haven, CT, 1925, 
DANA, Edward S. and Alan M. BATEMAN (eds.). American Journal of Science, November 1925, Volume X, Number 59 . New Haven, CT: Americal Journal of Science, 1925. Pp. (383)-482,[4]. Illustrated. 8vo, printed grey card covers. Contents: R. W. G. Wyckoff, H. E. Merwin and H. S. Washington's "X-Ray Diffraction Measurements upon the Pyroxenes", Leigh Page's "Energy of a Straight Current", J. Barrell's "Geologicl Relations of Earth-Condensation and Resulting Acceleration in Rotation", P. E. Raymond's "Anaspida and the Vertebrates Origin", E. S. C. Smith's "Geology of Maine: Igneous Rocks of Mt. Kineo", Edwin Kirk's "Paleozoic Fossils from Ellesmereland", P. S. Warren's "Kinderhook Fauna from Nordegg, Alberta", and G. G. Simpson's "Mesozoic MammaliaII: Tinodon and Its Allies". Spine ends chipped, else vg. For the issue. 2 0.00

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154 DANIELS, Harry W. SANDERS, Douglas MCKAY, Raoul WEINSTEIN, John Forgotten People : Metis and Non-Status Indian Land Claims
Native Council of Canada, Ottawa, 1979, ISBN:0969097018 
DANIELS, Harry W. The Forgotten Peopl : Metis and Non-Status Indian Land Claims. Ottawa: Native Council of Canada, (1979). Pp. (4), 1-99, (1). Illustrated with photos, maps. 8vo, Illustrated black and white card covers, whitespine with black lettering. Chapters include: Metis Rights in the Prairie Provinces and the Northwest Territories: A Legal Interpretation by Douglas Sanders; History of West Never Complete Until Interpreted by Metis People by Raoul McKay; Claims Arising out of the Definition of Indian, by John Weinstein; The Land Issue and the Mobilization of the Alberta Metis in the 1930's by F.K. Hatt. Owner's name in ink to inside page, minor soiling to inside cover and inside page, minor marking to front and back cover, else vg. 20.00

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155 DANIELSON, Bill Cape Breton Weather Watching for the Naturally Curious. First Edition, Signed
Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, NS, 2007, ISBN:9781897009130 
DANIELSON, Bill. Cape Breton Weather Watching for the Naturally Curious. Sydney, Nova Scotia : Cape Breton University Press, (2007). First Edition Pp.(3),4-202,(2). Illustrated throughout with colour photos and diagrams. Lar ge 8vo, photo-illustrated black card covers. "Bill Danielson is a retired professor of meteorology, University of Hartford, who lives much of the yearat Smelt Brook, on Cape Breton’s famous Cabot Trail. His passion for the I sland and his interest and knowledge about the elements combine to make Weather Watching enjoyable, informative and understandable. Supported by his own beautiful photographs of Cape Breton weather phenomena, and diagrams that illustrate how the weather works, Danielson brings Cape Breton’s natural history to life." - from rear cover. Chapters : 1. How Cape Breton's Geography Shapes its Weather: Latitude and Sunlight - Longitude: At the Edge of the Continent - Cape Breton Weather Patterns - Cape Breton's Maritime Environment - The Island Itself - Cape Breton: Island of Contrasts; 2. Summer Weather Watching : Sunny, Dry Days - Warm, Humid Days - Cool, Foggy Days - Summer Storms - Air mass showers - Frontal rain - Watching Your Barometer - Summer Weather Watching Suggestions; 3. Autumn Weather Watching : Autumn Showers - Autumn Storms - Hurricanes - Autumn Colours - Fall foliage - Rainbows- The aurora - Autumn Weather Watching Suggestions; 4. Winter Weather Watc hing : - Frontal Cyclones-Our Big Weather Producers - Warm Fronts - Cold Fronts - Occluded Fronts - Storm Tracks - Alberta clippers - Colorado Lows - Nor'easters - Inside runners - Other tracks - The end of the track - Some shortcomings of the Frontal Storm Model - How Much Does It Snow?- Sea Ice- Winter Weather Watching Suggestions; 5. Spring Weather Watching : Spring's Reluctant Arrival - Spring storms - Blocking patterns - Seasonal temperatureLag - Mud Season, Pollen Sneezin' - Mud time - Pollen clouds - Spring Show ers or Spring Fog? - Why cumulus clouds grow upward - Why stratus clouds don't grow upward - Spring Weather Watching Suggestions; 6. Simple Pleasures:Enjoying Blue Skies : Observing the Sky - Why Is The Sky Blue? - Shades of Blue - The pale horizon - Other variations - Sky colour and visibility on humid days - Sky Blue, Ocean Blue - Polarized Skylight; 7. Sunrises and Sunsets : - Sunrise and Sunset - or So It Seems - Sunrise and Sunset Colours -The Green Flash - Distortions in the Sun's and Moon's Shapes - Earth Shado w- Crepuscular Rays; 8. Rainbows, Haloes and Other Visual Treats : - Rainbows - Fogbows and Moonbows - Haloes - Sun Dogs and Sun Pillars - Coronas - Iridescent Clouds - Mirages : - Inferior mirages- Superior mirages - The Heiligenschein- The Glory and the Spectre :- The glory - The spectre- The Aurora; 9. Watching Cape Breton's Low Clouds : Fog: Lowest of The Low Clouds : - Advection fog - Upslope fog - Other types of fog - Fun with fog - StratusClouds - Cumulus Clouds - Cumulonimbus Clouds and Thunderstorms - Stratocu mulus Clouds - Spouty Clouds; 10. Watching Middle and High Clouds : Altocumulus Clouds: Waves and Ripples - Lenticular Clouds: Flying Saucers - Altostratus and Nimbostratus Clouds - Cirrus Clouds - Cirrostratus Clouds - Cirrocumulus Clouds - Aircraft Condensation Trails (Contrails); 11. Rain and Snow Watching : Rain Watching :Dyeing to measure the rainfall - Raindrops on windows - Foam watching -Virga - Dew - Snow Watching : How much snow? Measuring it - Snow crystals - Frost patterns - Early snow - Avalanches - More Snow Sights - Freezing Rain; 12. Watching the Wind : - Winds and Weather Systems - Cape Breton's Home-Made Winds - Land and sea breezes - Katabatic winds: Night visitors - Winds shaped by Cape Breton topography - La Suête [Les Suêtes] - Watching Winds Aloft- Cape Breton Windicators; 13. Watching for Climate Change : Cape Breton's Past Climates: Searching for Clues - The Current Picture - Our Future Climate - Impacts of Climate Change on Cape Breton. With bibliography and index. Very good. Signed by Danielson, "Happy weather watching!" 20.00

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156 DANSON, Andrew Face Kao : Portraits of Japanese Canadians Interned During WWII . First Edition
Andrew Danson and HpF Press, 1996, ISBN:0969950225 
DANSON, Andrew. Face Kao : Portraits of Japanese Canadians Interned During WWII. (Andrew Danson and HpF Press, 1996). First Printing. Pp (112) unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo [240mx 190 mm], photo-illustrated white card covers, lettered in black, in a plain black dustjacket with a cut-out window. Andrew Danson, (b. 1945, Bournemouth, England) is a Canadian. Fifty b&w photos and some short texts. Principally of persons interned or relocated in camps in British Columbia. A few relocated in other provinces : Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, & Ontario. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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Strange Tales of Canada.  2nd printing in dustjacket, Signed, DARIOS, Louise GERRY, Philippa C.
157 DARIOS, Louise GERRY, Philippa C. Strange Tales of Canada. 2nd printing in dustjacket, Signed
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1972, ISBN:0770001998 1972 0770001998 / 9780770001995 
DARIOS, Louise. Strange Tales of Canada. Translation by Philippa C. Gerry. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, (1972). Second Printing. Pp. 162. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine.

Louise Darios (b. Paris), singer and comedienne.

"A tradition, a saying, a beliet, or a news item has inspired a tale from every Canadian province for this folk collection. It will attract readers of social history and folklore; its intrigue and drama will draw those of any age who like a gripping story. The sublet matter is as varied as Canada itself. A tale of love and the miraculous is ihe Letter of Jesus, from Newfoundland.There Is humour, as in The Witch (who happened to be Scottish), from Ontario, and Indian legend (The Sea-Serpent's Vertebra, from British Columbia).

In Strange Tales of Canada Louise Darios explores the legends and secrets ot such national groups as the French, English, Irish, Scottish and Ukrainian, as well as Indian and Eskimo. In studying the peoples of Canada and their ways of living, this distinguished folk artist has given us a fresh and intriguing look at legends ol Canada." - from the dj.

With stories from each province, including The Secular Mass (Nova Scotia) [in an Acadian village], The Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (New Brunswick), The Good Shipwreck (Prince Edward Island) and The Letter of Jesus (Newfoundland).

Ontario: The Witch
British Columbia: The Sea-Serpent's Vertebra
Yukon & Northwest Territories: The Caribou of Heaven
Québec: The Iliac Passion.
Manitoba: The Wind's Mask
Alberta: The Three Suns
Saskatchewan: Freedom! Precious Freedom!

Dampstaining to the top four inches of the spine, faint foxing to top edge, else very good in dustjacket. Author's signed gift inscription to the title page. 30.00

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Hare and Tortoise.  1st US no dj, DAVISON, Frank C.S.]. COALFLEET, Pierre COALFLEET, Pierre
158 DAVISON, Frank C.S.]. COALFLEET, Pierre COALFLEET, Pierre Hare and Tortoise. 1st US no dj
Duffield and Company, 1925, 
[DAVISON, Frank C.S.]. COALFLEET, Pierre (pseud.). Hare and Tortoise. NY: Duffield and Company, 1925. First American Edition. Pp. 255. 8vo, green cloth with black illustration to front, black lettering to spine. Watters p. 271. Klinck pp. 683-4. Rhodenizer p. 769. Spadoni and Donnelly 785. A novel about life on an Alberta farm. Very slightly cocked, some light wear to spine ends and corners, previous owner's name inked to first blank, else vg. 150.00

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A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. First Edition in dustjacket., DEMONT, John.
159 DEMONT, John. A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.
Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 2013, ISBN:9780385665063 2013 0385665067 / 9780385665063 
DEMONT, John. A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. (Toronto) : Doubleday Canada, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-284,(12). 8vo (150 x 205 mm), brown cloth spine with off-white paper-covered boards, copper lettering to spine.

John DeMont (b. Spring 1956, Halifax).

"'A Good Day's Work' is a lyrical journey through the Canada of our imagination. The Canada of the day before yesterday. The Canada, perhaps, of 1967 - the country's 'last good year', in the words of Pierre Berton.

This is a panoramic view of that far-off land, captured by way of encounters with a blacksmith, a cowgirl, a milkman, a travelling salesman and other custodians of trades from another time. Woven into those stories - which are sometimes strange, sometimes moving, frequently funny, and always engrossing - are the observations and personal reflections of that wonderful writer John DeMont (who as a [Halifax] newspaper reporter and columnist is something of a vanishing tradesman himself).

The iconic Canada - the Canada of the day before yesterday - is a semi-mythological land. But the peoplwe still living there are very real.

Our country is rapidly changing. The Canada of close-knit small towns, of common geography and history, of meaningful work and communal values and institutions, is becoming less and less a reality.

A Good Day's Work is a panoramic view of that Canada, captured in the stories of people who still make their living the old way, and in the prose of one of Canada's finest writers." - from the dustjacket.

1. Across This Land [the railways];

2. Holy Sweet Mother [in New Brunswick's Westmoreland County;

3. The Milkman Cometh [Farmer's Co-operative Dairy, Nova Scotia, with mention of Twin Cities Dairy;

4. Watering Hole for Dreamers [Saskatoon, vinyl record collecting, &c];

5. Every Jeselly One of Them [Paul MacNeill, Montague, Prince Edward Island, newspapers, the Eastern Graphic, &c];

6. Iron Man [Pierre Bedard of Sainte-Justine-de-Newton, Québec];

7. Reading the Grass [near Hanna, Alberta];

8. Life of a Salesman [Steve Forbes of Pontiac, Québec, Noel Kerr of Ottawa, David Epstein of Cape Breton, &c];

9. Showtime [Paul Peterson, of the Mustang Drivei-in, Picton, Ontario];

10. A Trick of the Light [Christine Curtis, and the lighthouse of Dawson Island, British Columbia].

With end-notes.

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Crowfoot : Chief of the Blackfeet. in dj. signed, DEMPSEY, Hugh A. SHARP, Paul F., foreword
160 DEMPSEY, Hugh A. SHARP, Paul F., foreword Crowfoot : Chief of the Blackfeet. in dj. signed
Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1972, ISBN:0888300645 
DEMPSEY, Hugh A. Crowfoot : Chief of the Blackfeet. Foreword by Paul F. Sharp. Edmonton : Hurtig Publishers, (1972). Pp xix,226. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Johnson, The Blackfeet : An Annotated Bibliography 173. Very goodin nicked, edgeworn dustjacket. Signed by Dempsey. 50.00

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