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181 LEMM, Richard Dancing in Asylum
Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1982, ISBN:0919001068 
LEMM, Richard. Dancing in Asylum. (Porters Lake) : Pottersfield Press, 1982. Pp (4),5-64. 8vo, card covers. His first book of poetry. Lemm (b.1946) then lived in the Annapolis Valley. Includes: "In the Middle of Saskatchewan,CBC plays Bach", "The Great Bulldozer Chase", "Washelli Cemetery", "On Lov ing the Banker's Daughter", "I Should Have Fished with Herons", "Old Man ofthe Woods", "To an Old Socialist" and many others. Very good. 12.50

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182 LEMM, Richard Dancing in Asylum. inscribed.
Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1982, ISBN:0919001068 
LEMM, Richard. Dancing in Asylum. (Porters Lake) : Pottersfield Press, 1982. Pp (4),5-64. 8vo, illustrated red and grey card covers. His first book ofpoetry. Lemm (b.1946) then lived in the Annapolis Valley. Includes: "In th e Middle of Saskatchewan, CBC plays Bach", "The Great Bulldozer Chase", "Washelli Cemetery", "On Loving the Banker's Daughter", "I Should Have Fished with Herons", "Old Man of the Woods", "To an Old Socialist" and many others. Some wear to outer hinges, else very good. Signed, warmly inscribed, and dated by Lemm on the title page. 15.00

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183 LEONOFF, Cyril Edel Jewish Farmers of Western Canada. signed
Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia and Western States Jewish History Association, 1984, ISBN:0969126840 
LEONOFF, Cyril Edel. The Jewish Farmers of Western Canada. (Vancouver) : A Joint Publication of The Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia and Western States Jewish History Association, (1984). Pp 1-70. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream stapled card covers, black lettering to front cover, spine blank. Reprinted from Western States Jewish History, Santa Monica, California, January, April, and July, 1984. Contents : I. Beginnings of Land Settlement. II. Attempts at Mass Settlements. III. Peak and Aftermath. Spinelightly browned, else very good. Inscribed by the author. 35.00

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184 LEVERIN, Harold A. Peat Moss Deposits in Canada. Canada Department of Mines and Resources, Mines and Geology Branch, Bureau of Mines, No. 817.
Edmond Cloutier, King's Printer, Ottawa , 1972, 
LEVERIN, Harold A. Peat Moss Deposits in Canada. Canada Department of Minesand Resources, Mines and Geology Branch, Bureau of Mines, No. 817. Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, King's Printer, 1946. Pp (2),[i]-v,(1),1-102,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, printed brown card covers. Contents : I. Technology of peat moss. II. Operation of peat moss bogs and plants. III. Uses for peat moss. IV. Peat bogs in Prince Edward Island. V. Peat bogs in Nova Scotia. VI. Peat bogs on the Chignecto Isthmus. VII. Peat bogs in New Brunswick. VIII. Peat bogs in Quebec. IX. Peat bogs in Ontario. X. Peat bogs in Manitoba. XI. Peat bogs in Saskatchewan and Alberta. XII. Peat bogs in British Columbia. Circular library stamp, else very good. 20.00

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185 LEVINE, Gilbert (ed.) BROWN, Lorne Patrick Lenihan : From Irish Rebel to Founder of Canadian Public Sector Unionism. First Edition
Canadian Committee on Labour History, St. John's, 1998, ISBN:1894000005 
LEVINE, Gilbert, (ed.). Patrick Lenihan : From Irish Rebel to Founder of Canadian Public Sector Unionism. With an Introduction by Lorne Brown. St. John's : Canadian Committee on Labour History, (1998). First Edition. Pp (6),[7]-203,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, green, red and black card covers, lettered inwhite, green and red. "Patrick Lenihan displayed rare courage and unwaveri ng commitment to social justice, from his childhood in revolutionary Ireland through his leading role in the Communist Party of Canada to the formation of the first national union of public employees. Patrick Lenihan: From Irish Rebel to Founder of Canadian Public Sector Unionism chronicles a lifetime of rebellion, protest, and organizing, aganist the backdrop of the majoreconomic, social, and political struggles of this century. Lenihan was con stantly watched, repeatedly arrested, and often imprisoned, but he emerged time and again as a leader in the cause of the downtrodden, the working poor, and the unemployed. The On-to-Ottawa Trek, the work camps of the 1930's,the radicalism of the western mine towns, the Cold War -- Pat Lenihan was involved in it all, front and centre. Drawn from interviews conducted by Gilbert Levine and written in an unadorned, engaging style, Patrick Lenihan is far more than the story of Canada's most infuential and colorful figures.It makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of western radicalis m, Canadian communism, state repression union organizing, and the daily struggles which have shaped 20th-century Canada." (from the back cover). Contents : Foreword (by Gilbert Levine). Introduction (by Lorne Brown). 1. Growing Up In Ireland. 2. Migration to North America. 3. Sojourn in Vancouver and Organizing in Alberta. 4. The Fort Saskatchewan Jail and Victory in Calgary. 5. Union Organizer, Family Man, and Life in the Crow's Nest Pass. 6. Living On Relief and the Appeal of Social Credit. 7. 1935: Two Elections and a TreK. 8. The Struggle: Canada, Calgary and the World. 9. Calgary City Council Becomes An Arena of Class Struggle. 10. World War II: Struggle on the Home Front. 11. Civic Employees, Union Activists, and a Parting of the Ways. 12. Organizing Civic Employees. 13. Building a National Union of Public Employees. 14. Organizing Civic Workers on the Prairies and the Formation ofCUPE. 15. CUPE, Alberta Labour, a New Party and New Struggles. Corners fla red, else very good. 18.00

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186 LOEWEN, Royden (ed.). Journal of Mennonite Studies, Volume 22, 2004
Chair in Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, 2004, 
LOEWEN, Royden (ed.). Journal of Mennonite Studies, Volume 22, 2004. (Winnipeg : Chair in Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg, 2004). Pp [1]-320. Map. 8vo, illustrated pale grey card covers. "Most of the articles in this issue of the Journal of Mennonite Studies stem from a conference hosted by the Chair in Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg in October 2002. The conference, entitled ‘The Return of the Kanadier,’ referred to the immigration to Canada of some 50,000 Canadian-descendent Low German-speaking Mennonites from Latin America, most coming during the last generation. The term ‘Kanadier’ was once used to differentiate the Russian Mennonite immigrants who came to Canada in 1870s from the ‘Russlaender’ Mennoniteswho came during the 1920s. From the 1975 to about 2002 Mennonite Central C ommittee (MCC) used the term ‘Kanadier’ to denote the Manitoba and Saskatchewan Mennonites who left for Mexico and Paraguay in the 1920s when assimilative Canadian laws threatened Mennonite parochial schools. During the 1920ssome 8000 conservative Mennonites migrated southward and they were joined by a smaller migration following World War II. What Anglo-conformist Canadawould not allow, Mexico and Paraguay, each seeking earnest, hard working a griculturalists, did. They granted the newcomers the conditions that Mennonites had come to associate with ‘Privilegium,’ a government-issued charter of religious privileges. While a number of these migrants returned to Canada in the decades following the initial migration, especially large numbers of the migrants’ children and grandchildren, perhaps as many as 50,000 or 40% of all descendants, have ‘returned’ to the country of their ancestors inthe last three decades. In about 1976 MCC struck the ‘Kanadier Concerns Co mmittee’, in part to facilitate the resettlement of the Low German Mennonites from the south. While the 2002 conference at the University of Winnipeg was entitled ‘The Return of the Kanadier’, it is acknowledged that the term‘Kanadier’ is historically inaccurate and is not generally used by the mig rants themselves. They most often refer to themselves as ‘Dietsche,’ Germans, signaling a self identity evolved within a dominant Spanish milieu. The more precise term, and one recently adopted by MCC, is ‘Low German Mennonites from Latin America.’ Still the term ‘Kanadier’ has gained recognition among Canadian Mennonites as referring to the migrants from Latin America andwas used at the 2002 conference and in this issue." - from the Preface. Ve ry good to fine. 20.00

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187 LONG LANCE, Chief Buffalo Child COBB, Irvin S., foreword Long Lance. First Edition in dustjacket
Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, New York, 1928, 
LONG LANCE, Chief Buffalo Child. Long Lance. Foreword by Irvin S. Cobb. NewYork : Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1928. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,( 3),1-278, frontispiece portrait + 7 pp plates. 8vo, reddish clothblack lettering to spine, black lettering and tipi sketch to front board. Peel (3): 5221, Watters p. 472, Rhodenizer p.35, Johnson, The Blackfeet : An AnnotatedBibliography 547. "From Chief Long Lance's first glimpse of life as a frig htened and crying papoose, on his mother's back, through! the ordeals of training to be a brave, through buffalo hunts, Indian battles, treks over thesnowbound Rockies, intertribal conventions, "medicine," dances and feasts— this book is a story that will arouse a twinge of jealousy in the heart of many a white reader. It is more than an autobiography; it is an estimate ottwo civilizations, white and Indian, by a man who knows them both—and find s more of the joy of living in his own. Buftalo Child Long Lance, a chief of the Blood Band of the Blackfoot Indans, is a literary man of a high order, a graceful story-teller with a fine mind and a lively sense of humor. In person he is an alert, genial, courteous man - of - the - world; college graduate, soldier, athlete. But first of all he is an American Indian. Both Indian and white man are indebebted to Chiet Long Lance for this flash-back on Indian life during the days before he ever saw a white man or heard Engiish spoken." (from the dj). Contents : 1. First Remembered Things. 2. "Swear by the Horn." 3. What's in an Indian Name? 4. The Seven Tents of Medicine. 5. The Rite of the Buffalo Head. 6. Chief Carry-the-Kettle. 7. An Arrow from White Dog's Quiver. 8. The Making of a Brave. 9. White Foreheads. 10. Sheep, Goats, and Mountain-Lions. 11. Rock Thunder's Death Song. 12. Wolf Brother. 13. The Ghost Horse. 14. The White Man's Buffalo Robe. 15. The Passing of the Medicine-Man. 16. The Carnival of Peace. 17. Outlaw. 18. No More Roving. "Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance (December 1, 1890 – March 20, 1932), born Sylvester Clark Long, was an American journalist, writer and actor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina who became internationally prominent as aspokesman for Indian causes. He became famous following publication of his bestselling autobiography, purportedly based on his experience as the son of a Blackfoot chief. He was the first American Indian admitted to the Explorers Club in New York City. After his tribal claims were found to be false, Long Lance was dropped by social circles. He was of mixed Lumbee, Cherokee, white and black heritage, at a time when Southern society imposed binarydivisions of black and white in a racially segregated society. [...] Long Lance was deeply involved in supporting Indian issues of the day and representing First Nations causes in Canada, as well as trying to best represent Native American traditions in the US." (wikipedia). The Introduction was written at the Blood Indian Reservation, Cardston, Alberta and the book is dedicated to three Canadians: William Morris Graham (Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Regina, Saskatchewan), The Reverend Canon Samuel Middleton, (missionary), Duncan Campbell Scott (Deputy Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs). Vertical scratch to front cover, else very good in nicked, but nice, unclipped dustjacket. 150.00

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Canaan and Canada, LUCAS, D.V., Rev.
188 LUCAS, D.V., Rev. Canaan and Canada
LUCAS, D.V., Rev. Canaan and Canada. Toronto : William Briggs, 1904. First Edition. Pp (2),3-247,(1), portrait frontispiece + 7 leaves of plates. 8vo,decorated green cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Watters p.971, Rho denizer p.679. Not in O'Dea. Newfoundland section pp.167-171. Daniel Vannorman Lucas, D.D. (1834, near Niagara Falls, Ontario - d. 1911), Methodist minister and temperance advocate, and father of actor Wilfred Lucas.. The chapters (unnumbered) are 1. Introductory; 2. The Land; 3. Conquest; 4. Rivers; 5. Mountains; 6. Rocks; 7. Stones; 8. British Columbia; 9. Interior Provinces, [i.e. Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba]; 10. Ontario; 11. Quebec; 12. Maritime Provinces; 13. Newfoundland; 14. A General Review; 15. The Bible; 16. The Sabbath; 17. On Wine; 18. On Politics; 19. - On Law Enforcement. Photos include: "New Denver, B. C."; " Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C."," Winnipeg, from the City Hall", "On the Magnetawan", "Metropolitan Method ist Church, Toronto", "Quebec, from Point Levis", "Intercolonial Railway Station, Halifax", and others. Name, light wear to cloth, else very good. 80.00

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189 LUPUL, Manoly R. Roman Catholic Church and the North-West School Question : A Study in Church-State Relations in Western Canada, 1875-1905 . First Edition in dustjacket
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0802053017 
LUPUL, Manoly R. The Roman Catholic Church and the North-West School Question : A Study in Church-State Relations in Western Canada, 1875-1905. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1974). First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-x,(4),[3]-292. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "The separate school question is a continuing controversy in Canada - a variation on the classical issue in western history of church-state relations in education, heightened by the conflict between French and English. In this carefully reserached work, Dr Lupal investigates the school question in the North-West Territories in the late nineteenth century before the division of the area into the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. This was an important development in the Canada's educational, political, and religious history. The last quarter of the nineteenth century was an era of intense nationalism that embraced the political principles of the primacy of the state and the need for a common school system for all children. In the North-West theRoman Catholic Church had exercised a dominant influence on social develop ment up to the mid-1870s, which it was most unwilling to relinquish to the state and its vanguard of Anglo-Protestant settlers. In this scrupulously objective account, Dr. Lupul describes the relations between the government of the Territories and the Church during the period of Church ascendancy ineducation before 1888, the establishment of state control in 1892, and the negotiations for a school settlement more satisfactory to the Church prior to 1905 which precipitated a serious political crisis for Sir Wilfrid Laur ier and the Liberal party." - from dj flap. Chapters : 1. State, Church andEducation before the First School Ordinance, 1884; 2. Church Ascendancy in Education, 1885-7; 3. On the Brink of Educational Conflict, 1888-9; 4. The Establishment of State Control, 1890-2; 5. Church Opposition at Its Height , 1893; 6. The Triumph of State Control, 1894; 7. The School Question Becomes a Permanent Issue, 1895-6; 8. Futile Negotiations, 1897-1903 ; 9. Provincial Autonomy and the School Question, 1895-1905 ; 10. The School Question Becomes a National Issue Again. Appendix: Clauses Proposed for Inclusion inAutonomy Bill. With bibliography, notes and index. Ex library with usual s tamps, &c, but otherwise cleean, very good in dustjacket. 15.00

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190 MacBETH, R.G., Rev. Coles Canadiana Collection Making of the Canadian West being the Reminiscences of an Eye-Witness.. card covers.
Coles, Toronto , 1973, 
MacBETH, Rev. R.G. The Making of the Canadian West being the Reminiscences of an Eye-Witness. With Portraits and Illustrations. [Facsimile of 1898 edition] (Toronto : Coles, 1973). Pp (4),[iii]x,11-230,frontis + 11 plates. 8vo, card covers. Very good. 16.00

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191 MacDONALD, E. M. Recollections : Political and Personal. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1938, 
MacDONALD, E. M. Recollections : Political and Personal. First Edition. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, n. d. [ca. 1938?]. Pp. 584. With fourteen plates, including the port. frontis. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. The political reminiscences of the Pictou, NS politician. "The thirty years between 1896 and 1926 cover a period which is among the most interesting in the history of Canada. This period was charged with interesting and important events and the story of them is well worth preserving. The task of telling this story has been undertaken by Hon. Mr. Macdonald. Among the vitally absorbing, events happening were: the change of government after eighteen years in 1896, the inauguration of the British Preference, the first participation in South Africa of Canada in Britain's wars, the Railway construction era; the creation of the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta, the matter of naval assistance to the EWmpire, the Reciprocity measure of 1911,the change of governement and Sir Robert Borden's advent to power, the Nat ionalist movement in Quebec, the defeat of the Naval Bill, the World War, the stirring session of 1917 with Conscription, Railway Legislation, the Wartime election act and Union Government, the death of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the retirement of Sir Robert Borden, the defeat of Union Government in 1921 and Mackenzie King as Liberal leader and Premier, the United Church Bill, the elections of 1925 and the subsequent sessions of 1925 and 1926 when the King Government and the Meighan Government were both defeated in Parliament, and the elections of 1926. Mr Macdonald served in the Legislature of NovaScotia and in Parliament. During the period under review he was the truste d lieutenant of Sir Wilfrid Laurier when he was Premier and in opposition as well asnd was later Minister of National Defence in Mr King's Government." - from the dustjacket. Name to flyleaf, else very good in dustjacket. Xmas 1938 presentation copy from the author. 40.00

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192 MacDONALD, Graham A., and Grit McCREATH McCREATH, Grit Waskesiu and its Neighbours : A Casual Illustrated History. First edition
Friesens Corporation, Altona, Manitoba, 2008, ISBN:9781553831839 
MacDONALD, Graham A., and Grit McCREATH. Waskesiu and its Neighbours : A Casual Illustrated History. (Altona, Manitoba : Printed by Friesens Corporation, 2008). First Edition. Pp (1),ii-ix,1-103. Illustrated. Map. Large 8vo, illustrated yellow paper covered boards. "Waskesiu is well-known to people in Saskatchewan and to many beyond its borders. Since 1928 when Prince Albert National Park was formally opened, Waskesiu has been the centre of Park activity. It also snares a history with many neighbours who surround the Park. This informal review of the region's past and present, accompanied by avisual feast of rare photographs, postcards ana artwork will fascinate sea soned visitors to Waskesiu as well as those who have yet to discover its pleasures." (from the back cover). Contents : Introduction. 1. Canada Comes to Saskatchewan. 2. The New North: Politicians and a Park. 3. Mackenzie King's Waskesiu. 4. Prince Albert National Park through Depression and War. 5. Shack Tents, Evinrudes and Rock 'n Roll. 7. Discovering the Limits of Fun: Waskesiu Moving Forward. Penned gift inscription, else very good. 30.00

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193 MacFIE, Matthew Coles Canadiana Collection Vancouver Island and British Columbia : Their History, Resources and Prospects, 1865
Coles Publishing Company, 1972, 
MacFIE, Matthew. Vancouver Island and British Columbia: Their History, Resources and Prospects, 1865. (Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1972). [ Facsimile of the London 1865 edition]. Pp. 574. Illustrated including [2] folding maps. 8vo, ill. card covers. 1. The Voyage Out. Departure — Azores — Description of Passengers — St. Thomas, W. I. — Carthagena — Sharks — Scenes on the Isthmus — Panama — Passage to California — Acapulco — The Natives ofMexico — San Francisco — The Pounding and Growth of the City — Discovery o f Gold at General Sutter's Mill — Califomian Life in 1849 — 'Eovrdyism' — The 'Vigilance Committee' — Judge McAlmond — Present Order and Prosperity ofSan Francisco — Fertile Valleys — A Trip to Sacramento — State Legislature — Meeting of the 'Democratic Convention' — Mammoth Trees — American Taxati on — Metallic Wealth of California — "Washoe — Up the Columbia River to Portland — Oregon Fruit — Sail to the Isle of San Juan — Parley with American Officers — Origin of the Dispute between the British and American Governments, as stated from their respective Points of View; 3. The Discovery of Gold in British Columbia in 1858, and its Influence on the Growth of Victoria.: Rush of Immigration— Sudden Rise in the Value of Land — Rival Cities att empted by the Americans — Unequalled Superiority of Victoria and Esquimalt Harbours— Return of faint-hearted Speculators to California, and their Maledictions — Struggles and Triumphs of Miners on the Fraser — Hardships on the New Route — Temporary Gloom of Victoria — Yield of Gold for the first four Months— State of the City in 1859 — News from Quesnelle— Things looking up— The Letters of the Times' Correspondent and the Immigration of 1862 — Disappointment and Privation of the Inexperienced — Description of Victoria as it now is — Beacon Hill— Government House — Streets —Public Buildings andAssociations — Newspaper Press — Religious Bodies — Colleges and Schools — Manu- factories — Joint-Stock Companies — The Municipal Council — Banks — Price of Town Lots — List of Trades and Professions; 4. Victoria as a Free Port. : Principal Free Ports throughout the World — Results of the Free Port System in Hamburg, the Channel Islands, and Hongkong — Importance of guarding Victoria against the Introduction of Customs Duties — Proposed Union with British Columbia as afFecting the Free Port Arrangement — Comparative Prospects of New Westminster and Victoria — Resolutions of the Island Legislature in regard to Union — Imports — Number and Tonnage of Vessels — Exports of Gold from 1858 to 1864 — Exports of British and French Goods to Sitka — Washington Territory — Oregon — Cali- fornia and Mexico — Commanding Position of Victoria as a Free Port, and the powerful Inducements it offers British Merchants for opening up Trade with the Coast of Western America — Facilities offered by Vancouver Island for Return Cargoes to China, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand — Califomian Opinion of Victoria as a probable Rival of San Francisco — Description of Goods suited for the Victoria Market — Rapid Increase of Population in Puget Sound — The proposed Erection of Esquimalt into the chief Naval Station of the Pacific, the Construction of a Sanitarium for invalided Naval Men, and the bearing of these Events on the Growth of Victoria; 5. General Resources of Vancouver Island : Timber : Exports of this Article — Profits realised on it — Advantages over Canada and New Brunswick — Timber more remunerative to the common Carrier than Gold — Trade in Export of Railway Sleepers — Prices of Spars, Masts, &c. Coal : Mines at Nanaimo — Immense Consumption of Coal on the Coast — Chemical Comparison of Vancouver Island Coal with other Varieties— Imports of Coal to San Erancisco— Prices — Thickness of Seam— Conveniences for Loading — Vancouver Island Pioneer Coal-mining Company — Quantities shipped from Nanaimo — Report of First Ajinual Meeting of Directors — Other Coal Companies. Copper : Queen Charlotte Island Mine — Inspection of a Vein — Want of British Capital to develop this Source of Wealth efiectually. Magnetic Iron Ore — Limestone— Sajstdstone— Elite Maebie — Bltob Ciat. Gold : First found in Queen Char lotte Island — Gold Stream — Gold discovered at Sooke — General Character of the Region — ' Prospects ' obtained — Mining 'Claims 'and 'Yields.' Fisheries: Herring — Hoolakan — Salmon — Trout — Sturgeon — Halibut — Haddock — Rock — Whales — Walrus — Foreign Markets to be supplied; 6. Agriculture in Vancouver Island.: Remunerative Character of Agricultural Pursuits in the Colony — Climate — Soils — Farming Districts — Yield of Crops — Prices of Produce and Stock — Relation of the Free-Port System to the Question of Markets — Expense of Farm Labour — Times of Clearing, Sowing, Reaping, &c. — Terms of Agricultural Settlement; 8. General Description of British Columbia; 9. The Mines of British Columbia; 14. Proposed Interoceanic Railway — Emigrant Route and Telegraph: Their Influence upon the Growth of the Colonies: Westward, . Ho ! — Trade v^ith the East coveted by Western Nations from remotest Antiquity — The Tyrians, &c. — Alexander the Great — Antiochus — Mahomet — The Arabians — Effect of the Discovery of a Passage to India vid the Cape of Good Hope — America found in the Search for the shortest Route to the East— Why has this Communication, so industriously sought, never been practically realised ? — Eastern Trade now to flow across to the American Sideof the Pacific, and great Cities to grow up in its Track— The Americans pr eparing to receive and distribute Eastern Commerce by the Construction of an Interoceanic Railway — Would such a Line on the British Side pay ? — It must prove the shortest possible Route to Australia and China as well as British Columbia — The political Utility of the Scheme — How transcendent its Influence upon Victoria — Most eligible Tract of Country for the proposed Railway - Singular natural Features of the great Valleys through which the Line would pass, favouring its Construction — Central Position of Red River Settlement— Road via St. Paul's — Alleged Difiiculties in the Way of extending the Line from Fort Garry to Canada— Railway Enterprise not likely to take immediate Effect — Emigrant Route imperatively demanded the Course it should take from Lake Superior — How are the territorial Rights of the Hudson's Bay Company to be adjusted? — Dr. Rae and the Telegraph — Climate and Soil of the Country between Canada and British Columbia— The Adaptability of Red River and Saskatchewan for Colonisation— The Gold Discoveries East of the Rocky Mountains and their Attractions— Passes in the Range— Lord Milton's Journey— Distances from Lake Superior to Cariboo— Strides of Russia in Opening up Water and Telegraphic Communication between the Amoor River, Sitka, and St. Petersburg— Designs of Napoleon IIL in Relation to Mexico and Trade in the Pacific— By whom is the desired Route to be formed. 15. Society in Vancouver Island and British Columbia : "Varieties of Race represented inVictoria — Tschudi's Classification of Human Hybrids — The ultimate Effect of present heterogeneous Mixture of Types upon the Character of the Popula tion — Civil Disabilities imposed on Negroes and Chinamen in California, todiscourage their Residence — Missionary Labour among the Chinese — Visit t o a Buddhist Temple — Address of the Chinese of Victoria to the Governor — Condition of the Negroes — Differences between them and the Whites — Sir James Douglas — Verdant Simplicity of New Comers — English and American Ladies compared — Tone of Society in 1859 — Defalcations of Government Oificials— Escapade of a Quack — 'Widows' and their Adventures — Temptations of You ng Men — The ' Skedaddler' — Excitement of Colonial Life and its Effect on the Brain — Intelligence of the Commimity — The social Pyramid inverted — Life at the Mines — Miners' Ten Commandments; 16. The Indians of Vancouver Island and British Columbia Theories as to their Origin — Their probable Migration from Asia — Names and Occupations of Tribes — Their Ideas of Rank — The 'Potlatch' — Feasts — Dramatic Exhibitions — Mysteries of ' Eluquolla '— Election of a 'Medicine Man' — Cannibals — Converse with the Man in the Moon — Doctors and the Healing Art — Incantation — Witchcraft — Ideas of Beauty — Treating for Peace — An Indian Village — Gambling — Heraldry — Credulity — Courtship and Marriage — Sepulture — Burning the Dead — Catching Grasshoppers — Rain Making — Tradition of the Creation — The Yale and his Doings — The Flood— The Simmoquis — Theory of Thunder and Lightning — ReligiousBeliefs of the Fishing Tribes — Treachery and Bloodthirstiness of the Indi ans — Massacres of Whites — Exciting Encounter of Sir J. Douglas — CatholicMissions to the Natives — The Sign of the Cross— Awkward Predicament of Bi shop Hills — Papal 'Self-interpreting Bible ' — Protestant Mission to the Tchimseans— Good Work of Mr. Duncan — The Opposition of Medicine Parties — Establishment of Met-la-kat-lah — Treatment of Unreformed 'Tillicums' — Government and Prosperity of the Native Settlement — Ingenuity of the Tribes — Civilisation and Evangelisation should go hand in hand — Rapid Diminution and threatened Extinction of Primitive Tribes — Races not likely to disappear have the first Claim upon Missionaries — Chances of a barbarous People surviving; &c, &c. With index. Some spine creasing, gift inscription, else very good. 22.00

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194 MacKINNON, Murdoch Imprisoned Slendour
H.R. Allenson, 0, 
MacKINNON, Murdoch. The Imprisoned Slendour. L: H.R. Allenson Ltd., [ca. 1930]. Pp 159. 8vo, red cloth. Rubbed, bumps to cloth at bottom edge, spine sunned, else vg. 15.00

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195 MacLEAN, Angus H. Galloping Gospel
Beacon Press, Boston, 0, 
MacLEAN, Angus H. The Galloping Gospel. Boston : Beacon Press, (1966). Pp (14),[3]-174,(1, Afterword),(5). 8vo, green cloth, with blind-stamped designto front board, gilt lettering to spine. With 4 drawings by MacLean in the text. Circular map in text of the southern sections of Alberta and Saskatc hewan with an inset map of Canada with an arrow pointing to a very wee CapeBreton. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4480. Not in Watters, Laugher. Angus Hec tor MacLean (May 9, 1892 - November 11, 1969). His Cape Breton youth is briefly sketched on the first few pages. "Against the vivid background of the raw Canadian plains of half a century ago, young Angus MacLean tested the hopes and frustrations, the excitement and the grimness of pioneer society as he spread the gospel by horseback. Now from the perspective as a distinguished career as a religious educator, he recalls that era and those experiences with freshness, warmth, and wit. The reader is quickly plunged into this now-vanished world of sudden blizzards in which a man could perish a fewfeet from the safety of his home, of devastating summer storms which could destroy the results of a year's sweat and toil in a matter of minutes. It is at once an exhuberant world of rodeos and "Shivarees" and pretty girls, and a lonely world of uprooted elders brought westward by their adventuringsons and daughters. MacLean recaptures both the spirit and the detail of p ioneer life — of sod houses, bachelor homesteads, the grit and goodness of sturdy women who represented the major force of civilization in an untamed society. This is no collection of generalizations; it is a moving story of real people who come sharply into focus as they accept or reject the youthful clergyman and his sometimes innocent but always hopeful efforts. More than a recollection of a bygone era, MacLean has written a sensitive memoir of youth verging on maturity — of man responding to life and being changed by it, of simple explanations giving way to the more complex questions whichdirect one toward a meaningful and useful future. " - from the dj. "The Ga lloping Gospel is a very personal story, the geography is real, although some place-names have eluded my memory. The personal names are in part real and in part fictional as memory and design dictated. Here is how one galloping gospeler felt and thought in his groping for wisdom and opportunity to serve. Although I do not regard it as having any particular sociological or ideological significance, I hope it will be of interest to many, especiallyto those who knew the Canadian prairies in the horse and saddle days." - f oreword. Goodbye Everything and Hello What (1910); Mirage (1910-1911); Wings (1911); Gophers' Holiday (1912); Heresy (1913); Broken Design (1916); Afterword. Very good in rubbed, chipped dust-jacket, (lacking bottom inch at the spine). 20.00 $

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196 MacLENNAN, Hugh Seven Rivers of Canada. In dj,
Macmillan, 1961, 
MacLENNAN, Hugh. Seven Rivers of Canada. Tor.: Macmillan of Canada, 1961. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(1),1-170,(4), including maps. 8vo, decorated cloth. Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 1542. The Saint John River on pp.152-168. With two general chapters: "The Canadian River Systems" and "The Rivers that made a Nation". Also includes the Mackenzie, the St.Lawrence, the Ottawa, the Red, the Saskatchewan, and the Fraser. Vg in dj. 27.50

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197 MacLEOD, Lois. BELL, Winthrop Pickard Unofficial Person of History : Winthrop Pickard Bell.
J Christoper Young, Guelph, Ont, 2005, ISBN:0973039353 0973039353 / 9780973039351 
MacLEOD, Lois. An Unofficial Person of History : Winthrop Pickard Bell. Guelph, ON .: JC Young, 2005. First Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,1-219,(1). Illustrated with many b&w photos. Index. Large 8vo, maroon card covers, yellow lettering to front cover and spine. (8¼ x 10¾inches).

"Printed on acid free paper by Transcontinental, 140 Joseph Zatzman Drive, Dartmouth NS".

Winthrop Pickard Bell (b. May 12, 1884, Halifax – d. April 4, 1965, Chester, Nova Scotia) Canadian scholar and historian.

Lois Mary MacLeod, née Thierman (b. November 1, 1931, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan in rural Saskatchewan - d. November 7, 2012, Sackville, New Brunswick).

Contents :
1. The Garnet and the Gold.
2. The Bells.
3. Mount Allison So Fair!
4. The Paths of Learning Lead Onward.
5. Ruhleben.
6. Life Resumes.
7. Life on the South Shore.
8. The Home Front.
9. A Helper of Mankind.
10. The “Foreign Protestants.”;
Appendix: The Bell Family Genealogy.
With bibliography and index.

A fine copy. Signed, with inscription, by the author. 45.00

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198 MacLEOD, Lois. BELL, Winthrop Pickard Unofficial Person of History : Winthrop Pickard Bell. First Edition, Signed
J Christoper Young, Guelph, Ont, 2005, ISBN:0973039353 
MacLEOD, Lois. An Unofficial Person of History : Winthrop Pickard Bell. Guelph, ON .: JC Young, 2005. First Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,1-219,(1). Illustratedwith many b&w photos. Index. Large 8vo, maroon card covers, yellow letteri ng to front cover and spine. (8¼ x 10¾inches). "Printed on acid free paper by Transcontinental, 140 Joseph Zatzman Drive, Dartmouth NS". Winthrop Pickard Bell (b. May 12, 1884, Halifax – d. April 4, 1965, Chester, Nova Scotia) Canadian scholar and historian. Lois Mary MacLeod, née Thierman (b. November 1, 1931, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan in rural Saskatchewan - d. November 7, 2012, Sackville, New Brunswick). Contents : 1. The Garnet and the Gold. 2. The Bells. 3. Mount Allison So Fair! 4. The Paths of Learning Lead Onward. 5. Ruhleben. 6. Life Resumes. 7. Life on the South Shore. 8. The Home Front. 9. A Helper of Mankind. 10. The “Foreign Protestants.”; Envoi; Appendix: The Bell Family Genealogy. With bibliography and index. A fine copy. Signed, without inscription, by the author. 50.00

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199 MacLEOD, Lois. Mary Chester Municipality, A History 1759-2000. Second Printing
C. A. Nauss Presentations, Chester, N.S., 2003, ISBN:0968975607 
MacLEOD, Lois Mary. Chester Municipality, A History 1759-2000. (Chester, N.S.: C. A. Nauss Presentations, 2003). Second Printing. Pp (1),ii-viii,1-248,+ 8 pp colour plates. Numerous black-and-white illustrations in text. Index. 4to, white spiral bound, illustrated white card covers, blue lettering to front cover. Lois Mary MacLeod, née Thierman (b. November 1, 1931, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan in rural Saskatchewan - d. November 7, 2012, Sackville, New Brunswick). Chapters : 1. Pertinent Preliminaries. 2. The Planters, 1760-1776. 3. The Privateers Prey: The King or "The Rebels". 4. The Loyalist Era, 1783-1812. 5. Privateers Prey Again: Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. 6. Peace and Opportunity, 1815-1850. 7. Sunshine and Shadow, 1850-1880. 8. The Fading of Dreams, 1880-1914. 9. The Breaking of Nations : The Great War. 10. Depression and Rum, 1919-1939. 11. Grim-Visaged War Returns:World War II. 12. The Past Reconsidered, 13. To the Milleium. Maps : Munic ipality of Chester; Chester town Plot; The Young Teazer Map; Drop Off Points for Rumrunners. Appendices : A. Early Settlers. Places of Origin. Settlers from Lunenburg. Return of Settlers at Chester. 1783. B. Jonathan Belcher:Charge to the Grand Jury, Michaelmas Term, 1784. C. Last Will and Testamen t of Mercy Seccombe, daughter of the Rev. John Secombe. D. Geographical Features of Chester Municipality: Lakes; Points; Islands in Mahone Bay. E. Place Names: Then and Now. F. Wardens, Clerks and Councillors for the Municipality of the District of Chester, 1879- 2000. G. School Principals. H. Church Memorial Park: First Committee; Shoreham Village Complex: Home for Special Care and Housing Units for Senior Citizens: Fonding Committee. I. The Honored Dead and Those Who Served: World War I, 1914-1918, and World War II, 1939-1945. J. World War II Hostesses in the Chester Area. K. Those Who Served in the Korean War, 1950-1953, and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975. Very good. 80.00

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200 MacLEOD, Lois. ONDAATJE, Christopher South Shore Sketches
Langille's Print Ltd., Bridgewater, N.S., 2003, ISBN:0973319704 
MacLEOD, Lois. South Shore Sketches. (Bridgewater, N.S.: Printed by Langille's Print Ltd.), 2003. Pp (1),ii-viii,1-252. Illustrated. 8vo, cream card covers, front cover illustrated and lettered in red. Lois Mary MacLeod, née Thierman (b. November 1, 1931, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan in rural Saskatchewan - d. November 7, 2012, Sackville, New Brunswick). Biographical sketches : The Settlers from New England, 1761; The Keddys, politicians, councilors and coopers; The Hennigars, general merchants; The LaFrances, stationmaster; Alalia Hiltz, postmistress; The Bonds, woodsmen; The Langilles and the Masons, boat builders; The Stevenses, boat builders; The Heislers, boatbuilders; John Barkhouse; Forman Hawboldt, inventor; Danny Blain, yachtsma n; The Ogilvies, yachtsmen; Klaus Gehrig and Jose Hersir, adventurers; The Nausses, musicians and soldiers; The Bezansons, a family of faith; The Reddens and the Walkers, women of the New Age; The Eldridges, volunteers; The Bell Brothers, author and entrepreneur; The Turners, a military life and later; The Piers, a naval life and later; Private Richard Green, a tribute; Alex Pattillo, avalanche victim, a tribute; Brad Armstrong, environmentalist;The Pews and the Bakers, philanthropists; Christopher Ondaatje, author and philanthropist; Ted Regan, television producer; Dr M. Allen Gibson, minist er and journalist. Very good. 35.00

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