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81 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 03, March, 1963
Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1963, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 3, March, 1963. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1963). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Hold Down; Officers and Men; Private Car Rules Changed; HMCS Saskatchewan; Sou-wester; Afloat and Ashore; Knotty Problems; Science and the Navy; Fleet Support; Books for the Sailor; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 114. Cover photo of the Red Ensign being lowered and the White Ensign being hoisted at the commissioning of HMCS Saskatchewan. Inside front cover photo of HMCS Saskatchewan. Rubbed, mailing label, number in black marker to front cover, inkstamp, else very good. 18.00

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82 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 16, No. 02, February, 1964.
Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1964, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 16, No. 2, February, 1964. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1964). Pp 1-28. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN New s Review; Long Way Round; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; World's Fair Cookery; The Use of Ships; Papal Audience; Science and the Navy; A Tribute; Afloat and Ashore; Here and There in the RCN; Home from the Sea; Books for the Sailor; The Navy Plays; Letters to the Editor; Retirements; Naval Lore Corner No. 124. Cover photo of ships of the Fifth Canadian Escort Squadron, the Columbia and Gatineau, are shown dressed overall, with two German sailing vessels in the foreground. Inside front cover photo of HMCS Saskatchewan. Rubbed, staple and marked letters to top front cover, else very good. 20.00

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Strange Tales of Canada.  2nd printing in dustjacket, Signed, DARIOS, Louise GERRY, Philippa C.
83 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!

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84 DAWSON, Geo. F. S.A.R.M. Story : Sixty Years of Progress.
Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, Regina, 1965, 
DAWSON, Geo. F. The S.A.R.M. Story : "Sixty Years of Pprogress". Regina : The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, March, 1965. First Edition. Pp (2),3-142,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Numerous Text Illustrations. 8vo, white stapled card covers, lettered in red. Contents : 1. The First Quarter-Century. 2. Officers, Executive and Affiliated Organizations. 3. Problems : Progress - Achievements - Unsolved. 4. Trading Activities : The Municipal Service Bureau; The Stationery Supplies Committee. 5. Rural Municipal Secretary Treasurers. 6. Kippers and Coffins : The Saga of the Depression. 7.The S.A.R..M. and Its War Efprt. 8. Interesting or Amusing Notes. 9. Reorg anization of Local Government : Municipality or County; The Local Government Conference; The Local Government Continuing Committee; The S.A.R.M. Briefon Reorganization; Trhe Local Government Advisory Council. 10. The Last Th irty-Five Years : From tne Hungry Thirties to the Successful Sixties. 11. Conclusion - The Future? Very good. 30.00

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85 DAWSON, George F. Municipal System of Saskatchewan
Department of Municipal Affairs, Regina, 1978, 
(DAWSON, George F.). The Municipal System of Saskatchewan. [Regina, Sask.) : Published by the Department of Municipa Affairs, n.d. [ca. 1978]. Pp (2),[1]-45,(1). 4to, orange side-stapled card covers, lettered in black. "The Municipal System of Saskatchewan" was first published in 1947, and re-printed in 1952 and 1955 as a means of providing information on our system of local government. In 1968, the original manuscript was revised and updated andpublished in its present form. Since that time, revisions have been made i n several sections to reflect changes in legislation affecting local government." (From he Foreword). Contents : Foreword. 1. Saskatchewan. 2. Histoory. 3. Then and Now. 4. Organization. 5. Services. 6. Department of Municipal Affairs. Penned note, else very good. 18.00

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86 DAWSON, Robert MacGregor, (ed.). Development of Dominion Status 1900-1936. First Edition
Oxford University Press, London / New York / Toronto, 1937, 
DAWSON, Robert MacGregor, (ed.). The Development of Dominion Status 1900-1936. London / New York / Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1937. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xiv,[1]-466,(2). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine,top edge dyed black. Contents : Part I : Introduction - The Development of Dominion Status 1900-36. Part II : Formal and Informal Documents. Section I: The Period Before the War, 1900-14. Section II: The War and the Peace Treaty, 1914-20. Section III: The Period of Tentative Centralization 1920-2. Section IV: The Period of Decentralization, 1922-6. Section V: The Period of Equal Status, 1926-36. Index Robert MacGregor Dawson (1895-1958) was a Canadian political scientist and academic, born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. In 1921, he started teaching at Dalhousie University before leaving to teach at the Carnegie Institute of Technology and Rutgers University. In 1928, he returned to Canada as head of the Political Science department at the University of Saskatchewan. In 1937, he started teaching at the University ofToronto. In 1975, he was named a Persons of National Historic Significance . Corners bumped, penned name, small black stains to gutter at Preface, else very good. 50.00

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87 de VILLIERS, Marc Canadian Geographic, Vol. 117, No.5 GRADY, Wayne MARTY, Sid Beacon of Burlington. An article in Canadian Geographic, Vol.117, No.5, September/October 1997
Canadian Geographic, Vanier, Ontario, 1997, 
de VILLIERS, Marc. "The beacon of Burlington." An article on a weather router (who guides sailors through the unpredictable Atlantic) in Canadian Geographic, Vol.117, No.5, September/October 1997, pp 74-77. Vanier, Ontario : Canadian Geographic, 1997. Pp [1]-100. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Also, Terry Johnson's “Twilight of a prairie icon”(pp 28-37); Michael Smith and Mary Vincent's “Tanking a killer coolant” [C FC's] (pp 40-44); Wayne Grady's “Toronto's war on termites” (pp 46-52); Pauline Comeau's “Dangerous liaisons” [polar bears] (pp 56-60); Sid Marty's “The brine of life” [Saskatchewan's salt marshes] (pp 62-72). Very good to fine. For the issue 5.00

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88 DENNY, Cecil E., Sir CAMERON, W.B., ed. RUTHERFORD, A.C., Hon., foreword Law Marches West. First Edition in dustjacket
J.M. Dent and Sons (Canada) Ltd, Toronto, 1939, 
DENNY, Sir Cecil E. The Law Marches West. Edited and arranged by W.B. Cameron, with a foreword by Hon. A.C. Rutherford. Toronto : J.M. Dent and Sons (Canada) Ltd, (1939). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xvi,1319,(1),+ portrait frontispiece + 13 plates + folding map. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt RNWMP crest on front board, gilt lettering to spine.. Map end-papers. Peel, 979 [3677], Watters p.491, Rhodenizer p.649, Johnson, The Blackfeet: An Annotated Bibliography 191; Smith, Pacific Northwest Americana 2410, Arora, The Saskatchewan Bibliography 1238. Not in Hackett, South African War Books: An Illustrated Bibliography. "Few periods in the history of canada hold the glamour, the romance, the adventure of the early days of the West. Too often has this beenpresented to us second-hand. Rarely is it possible to re-create the living West in its beginnings through the eyes of an onlooker, but this volume do es it for us: the author wasone of the original officers of the Royal North-West Mounted Police sent in 1874 to establish law and order and to make the land for the eraly settler. From the carefully kept record of events day by day, Mr Cameron has woven a valuable, engrossing, and authentiuc accountof the transformation of Canada's great hinterland from lawless wilderness to peaceful, law-abiding, and progressive provinces." from front flap of d ustjacket. Chapters : 1. A Challenge and the Answer; 2. En Route and a WildNight wiuth the Elements; 3. 1874: The Famous March of the North-West Moun ted Police ; 4. Whoop-Up and the Whisky Traders; 5. Fort MacLeod: A Merry Christmas - A Black New Year; 6. An Interrupted Card game and a Slump in Spirits; 7. A Battle with Boreas; 8. Establishing Fort Walsh [Saskatchewan; 9.Fort Calgary on the Map; 10. Tobacco with the Compliments of the Sioux; 11 . The Blackfoot Treaty of 1877; 12. The Blackfoot Treaty - continued; 13. Sitting Bull Crosses the Line; 14. Farming and Stock-Raising Follow the Law;15. Murder at Walsh: Constable Grayburn Ambushed; 16. The Blackfeet People Settle for a Dead Cree; 17. Belly River Claims a Victim; 18. Lord Lorne Se es the West [Marquis of Lorne]; 19. 'Dickie' (Dickens's Son) Tangles with Bull Elk [Francis Dickens , 1844-1886]]; 20. Old Man's River Swallows a Town[Macleod, Fort Macleod]; 21. A Brutal Murder and Calgary's First Hanging; 22. Border Raids Create an International Problem; 23. Handling Treaty Seven's Seven Thousand Indians; 24. The North-West Rebellion of 1885; 25. Keeping the Peace amonmg the Southern Indians; 26. Rapid Development of the North-West; 27. The Mormons Come to Canada; 28. A Wierd Story of Gold and Guilt;29. The North-West Council Requests Widened Authority; 30. Scope of Police Duties Steadily Extended; 31. The Territories Secure Parliamentary Represe ntation; 32. The "Short Cut" to the klondyke: A Tragic Record; 33. The Indian Trades His Scalping-Knife for a Plough; 34. The North-West Mounted Police in the South African War; 35. Northern Indians Admitted to Treaty; 36. Peace River - and the End of the Trail. With index. Name, else very good in dustjacket with a Stanley Turner illustration (dustjacket nicked, chipped atlightly sunned spine and with a surface tear to rear panel affecting ten o r so words; all now protected in brodart protector]. Nice copy. 200.00

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89 Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment. Report of the Work of the Invalided Soldiers' Commission, Canada, May, 1918
J. de L. Tache´, Ottawa, 1918, 
Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment. Report of the Work of the Invalided Soldiers' Commission, Canada, May, 1918. Ottawa : J. de LaBroquerie Taché, 1918. First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-107,(5). Tables in text. 8vo, printed wraps. Contents: Introductory Letter - List of Hospitals - Summary of Accommodation - Branches of the Work - Organization - Method of Organization: Method of Organization, Organization of Institutions, Vocational Organization, Works Organization, Military Organization, Employment Organization - Procedure regarding Men Returned from Overseas - Clearing Depots - Vocational Training - Industrial Surveys - Functional Re-education - Analysis of Invalids Returned from Overseas - The Tuberculosis Situation - List of Sanatoria Used by the Commission - Projected Sanatoria and Uniformity of Treatment - Blinded Soldiers - Lip Reading for the Deaf - Permanent Homes - Recreation Centres - Food Costs and Control - The Works Branch - Grants by Provincial Governments or Public Authorities - Artificial Limbs and Minor Orthopaedic Appliances - Recurrence of Disability in Discharged Men - Treatment of Returned Officers outside of Canada - The Insane - Nervous and Mental Disabilities : Analysis - Death Rate - Provision of Employment : Provincial Commissions - Ontario and Quebec - Nova Scotia, Manitoba, British Columbia - Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan - Land Settlement - Publicity - The UnitedStates - Pensions - Accounts - Disablement Fund - Classification of Staff - Proposals for Future Development. Appendices: I. Order in Council, P.C. 433, dated 21st February, 1918; II. Order in Council, P.C. 432, dated 21st February, 1918; III. Order in Council, P.C. 434, dated 21st February, 1918; IV. Order in Council, P.C. 446, dated 23rd February, 1918; V. Order in Council, P.C. 1366, dated 22nd June, 1918. New scale of pay and allowances for men undergoing treatment or training; VI. Scale of Pensions; VII. Soldier Settlement Act; VIII. Reports of Vocational Officers : a. Ontario; b. Quebec; c. Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island; d. New Brunswick; e. British Columbia; f. Manitoba; g. Saskatchewan; h. Alberta. Some chips and tears to partly detached covers, else very good. 85.00

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90 DICK, W.J. Commission of Conservation Conservation of Coal in Canada : With Notes on the Principal Coal Mines. First Edition
1914, 1914 
DICK, W.J. Conservation of Coal in Canada. With Notes on the Principal Coal Mines. Toronto : The Bryant Press Ltd., 1914. First Edition. Pp (3),iv-xii,[1]-212 + 26 leaves plates + 2 folding maps. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine.

A volume in the Commission of Conservation series.

Nova Scotia receives the fullest attention. (pp 33-94).

Coal Mines of Nova Scotia :
Economies effected In Mining -
Disposal of Coal Lands -
Mining Methods -
Utilization of Coal -
Generation of Power -
Coking of Coal;

Description of Principal Mines :
Dominion Coal Company:
No. 1 Colliery
No. 2 Colliery
No. 3 Colliery
No. 4 Colliery
No. 5 Colliery
No. 6 Colliery
No. 7 Colliery
No. 8 Colliery
No. 9 Colliery
No. 10 Colliery
No. 12 Colliery
No. 14 Colliery
No. 15 and No. 16 Mines
No. 21 and No. 22 Mines

Central Power Plants :
Central Power Plant, Glace Bay
New Waterford Power Plant
Betttngton Boilers

Springhill Collieries [Cumberland County]
No. 2 Mine
No. 3 Mine
By-product Coke-oven Plant

Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company
No. 1 or Princess Colliery
No. 2 or Lloyd Colliery
No. 3 or Florence Colliery
No. 4 or Scotia Colliery
No. 5 or Queen Pit
Briquetting Plant, MacKay Mine
Inverness Railway and Coal Company
Inverness Mine
Briquetting Plant
Acadia Coal Company [Pictou County]
Albion Colliery
McGregor Mine
Acadia Mine
Allan Shafts
Central Power Plant
Intercolonial Coal Company
Drummond Mine.

Coal Mines of Saskatchewan :
Extent of Coal-fields
Bienfait Mine
Manitoba and Saskatchewan Coal Company
Western Dominion Colliery Company
Estevan Coal and Brick Company.

Coal Mines of Alberta :
Belly River Formation
Diamond Coal Company
Lethbridge Collieries
Alberta Railway and Irrigation C No. 6 Mine
No. 3 Mine
Chinook Coal Company
Royal Collieries
Canada West Coal Company
Breckenridge and Lund Coal Company
Galbraith Mine
Edmonton Formation :
Clover Bar Coal Company
Humberstone Mine
Bush Mine
Dawson Coal Company
Kootenay Formation :
Bankhead Mines
Canmore Coal Company
No. 1 Mine
No. 2 Mine

International Coal and Coke Company
McGillivray Creek Coal and Coke Company
Canadian Coal Consolidated
Old Mine
Shaft Mine
Leitch Collieries
No. 1 South Mine
No. 2 North Mine
West Canadian Collieries
Blairmore Mine
Bellevtte Mine
Lille Mine
Hillcrest Collieries
Maple Leaf Mining Company
Davenport Coal Company

4. Coal Mines of British Columbia :
Mining Methods in Crowsnest District
Hosmer Mine
Corbin Coal and Coke Company
Crowsnest Pass Coal Company
Coal Creek Collieries
Michel Collieries
Nicola Valley Coal-field :
Diamond Vale Coal Company
Inland Coal and Coke Company
Nicola Valley Coal and Coke Company
Vancouver Island Coal-field
Western Fuel Company
No. 1 Mine
Northfield Mine
Vancouver-Nanaimo Coal Company
Pacific Coast Coal Mines, Ltd
Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Limited
Extension Collieries
Union Collieries

Appendix II : By-product Coke-oven Plant. Algoma Steel Company, Sauit Ste. Marie, Ont.

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91 DICKINSON, Harley D. Canadian Plains Studies, 15). Two Psychiatries : The Transformation of Psychiatric Work in Saskatchewan, 1905-1984. First Edition in dustjacket.
Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, Regina, 1989, ISBN:0889770484 
DICKINSON, Harley D. The Two Psychiatries : The Transformation of Psychiatric Work in Saskatchewan, 1905-1984. (Regina) : Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, 1989. First Printing. Pp. (5),[vi]-xxii,1-371,(3). 8vo, red cloth with silver lettering to spine. Canadian Plains Studies, number 15. "Saskatchewan's hospital and medical care insurance programmes acted as a bellwether for similar developments throughout Canada, but it is less well known that the province played a pioneering role in the development of community psychiatry. This book examines the changing nature and organization of psychiatric work in Saskatchewan since the beginning of this century, and the establishment and growth of two increasingly separate psychiatric service systems, one medical, the other non-medical. The medical system of psychiatry is grounded in the claim that mental illness exists and that its etiology is to be found in the malfunctioning of some physiological,biochemical or genetic system. Proponents of the non-medical psychiatry cl aim that much, if not most, of what is termed mental illness is not illnessat all, but psychosocial problems in the living that manifest themselves a s mental or emotional disorders. This book studies the way in which this dispute over the proper definition, care and treatment of mental illnesses and disorders manifested itself in the institutional transformation of psychiatric work." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. The Sociology of Psychiatric Work; 2. Psychiatry and Psychiatric Work in Saskatchewan, 1905-1944; 3. From Custody to Therapy: The Transformation of Mental Hospital Work, 1944-1963; 4. Psychiatry in the Community and the Saskatchewan Plan, 1944-1963; 5. The Medicalization of Psychiatry and the Depopulation of the Mental Hospitals, 1963-1971; 6. The De-Medicinization of Community Psychiatric Work; 7.Conclusions. Appendix: Labour Process Theory and Psychiatry. With notes, s elected bibliography, and proper name index. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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92 DIEFENBAKER, John G Text of an Address by The Rt. Hon. John G. Diefenbaker, M.P. for Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Prime Minister of Canada from June 21, 1957 to April 22,1963, on Tuesday, March 1st, 1977
Nova Scotia House of Assembly, Halifax, 1977, 
DIEFENBAKER, John G. Text of an Address by The Rt. Hon. John G. Diefenbaker, M.P. for Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Prime Minister of Canada from June 21, 1957 to April 22, 1963, on Tuesday, March 1st, 1977. (Halifax) : Nova Scotia House of Assembly, 1977. Pp (5) leaves, printed one side only. 4to, black comb-bound, white card covers, lettered in black. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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93 DOUGLAS, Tommy) Ed and Pemrose WHELAN WHELAN, Ed WHELAN, Pemrose Touched by Tommy : Stories of Hope and Humour in the words of men and womenwhose lives Tommy Douglas touched. double signed.
Whelan Publications, Regina, SK, 1990, ISBN:0969462204 
(DOUGLAS, Tommy) Ed and Pemrose WHELAN. Touched by Tommy : Stories of Hope and Humour in the words of men and women whose lives Tommy Douglas touched . Regina, SK: Whelan Publications, (1990). Pp. (2),i-iv,1-138. Illustrated.Double column. Square 8vo, illustrated white and green card covers. Vg. Si gned and inscribed by both authors on the title page. 25.00

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94 DOUGLAS, Tommy) TYRE, Robert Douglas in Saskatchewan : The Story of a Socialist Experiment. Paperback in dustjacket.
Mitchell Press, Vancouver, 1962, 
(DOUGLAS, Tommy). TYRE, Robert. Douglas in Saskatchewan : The Story of a Socialist Experiment. Vancouver: Mitchell Press, (1962). Pp. (12),[1]-212,(8). 8vo, plain yellow wraps in printed brown, white and black dustjacket. Arora, The Saskatchewan Bibliography 5763. "The first and only book of its kind, 'Douglas in Saskatchewan' may be as controversial as the controversial subject, for few are neutral where the fiery Douglas is concerned. Through the pages of this book run the accounts of battles and skirmishes won and lost, the sociological explanations of party beginnings, the promises and theperformances, the achievements and the disappointments. And suffusing the whole account is the personality of the slight Scottish-born 'wizard of words' who pictured prairie Utopia in agrarian Saskatchewan." - from the dustjacket. Name inked to front cover and flyleaf, else very good in spine-sunned, edgeworn dustjacket. 15.00

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95 DUCKWORTH, Harry W., (ed.) English River Book : A North West Company Journal and Account Book of 1786
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1990, ISBN:0773507140 
DUCKWORTH, Harry W., (ed.). The English River Book : A North West Company Journal and Account Book of 1786. Montreal and Kingston, London, Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1990). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xxxviii,(4),[5]- 212,(6). Map & tables in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. Vol. 1 in the Rupert's Land Record Society Series. "The journal lists the names of clearks and voyageurs and contains some of the earliest native names on record. In addition to listing the names of those who worked and traded in the area, The English River Book catalogues duties, wages, stations, and many other details concerning the approximately one hundred voyageurs in the English River district during 1785 and 1786. Included are many familiar figures: such as Joseph Cartier, an interpreter whose fur trading career lasted almost sixty years, and Joseph Landry and Charles Doucette, the Acadian voyageurs who a few years later guided AlexanderMackenzie to the Arctic and the Pacific oceans. The English River Book als o contains inventories of trading goods, some familiar, some mysterious, and features a short Cree trading vocabulary. In The English River Book romantic lore of the fur trade and the adventurous lives of the traders are recounted on the spot and in the heat of events. This text is unique in that, rather than providing the reminiscences of a retired trader, it presents an active working journal." - from front dj flap. Ex library (but with minimalsignes of such, barring pouch and small stamps), else very good in dustjac ket. 25.00

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96 DUPONT, Jean-Claude. Legendes de l'Amerique Francaise. Fifth Edition, Paperback.
Sainte-Foy, QC, 1989, ISBN:2980155039 
DUPONT, Jean-Claude. Légendes de l'Amérique Française. Sainte-Foy, Québec :(The author), 1989. Fifth Edition. Pp. (4),5-66,(2). Illustrated with blac k and white artwork. 8vo, art-illustrated white card covers with black lettering to spine. "Les Français d'Amérique possédent leur littérature orale héritée des générations précédentes. Parmi ces récits transmis de boyuche à oreille en Amérique du Nord mais d'origine française, se situent les légendes, courtes récits auxquels les Anciens prêtaient foi. Elles ont toujours répondu à un certain besoin psychologique, celui d'assurer la sécurité. Au sein de cet univers m,erveilleux qui rejoint le sacré, nous voyons agir des humains qui, redoutant la solitude, étendent leur espace pour se rassurer; ils libèrent la nature, apprivoisant ou supprimant des esprits mauvais, utilisant pour c faire des moyens religieux ou magiques. Il faut cependant reconnaître qu'en 1985, c'est surtout une valeur patrimoniale qu'on attribue àces récits." - from rear. Includes: Terre-Neuve (le bâtiment du mauvais te mps: Un vaisseau fantôme erre au large du cap Saint-Georges), Île-du-Prince-Édouard (la chasse-galerie: des voyageurs se promènent dans les airs au-dessus de la mer), Nouvelle-Écosse (la cloche qui pleure: à Louisbourg, une cloche submergée sa lamente toujours), Nouveau-Brunswick (l'arbre de vie: des Acadiens trouvent un arbre merveilleux en 1755). Also, six for Quebec, three for Ontario, and one for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Colombie-Brittanique, Territoires du Nord-Ouest, Yukon, Michigan, Maine et Connecticut, New Hampshire et Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont et New York, et Louisiane. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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97 DYKER, Bob Get Your Man : An Autobiography of the North-West Mounted. UK no dj.
Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., London, 1934, 
DYKER, Bob. Get Your Man : An Autobiography of the North-West Mounted. L.: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., [n.d. - mid-1930s]. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),[1]-244. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The "true, straightforward account" of the author's seven years spent as a constable in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police ins Saskatchewan and northern Alberta during the early years of the twentieth century. Outer hinges tender, inner hinges cracked, half-inch split to head of front hinge and to tail of rear hinge, foxing to initial and final leaves, some marginal smudging, corners bumped, gift inscription, else vg. 50.00

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98 Dysart and District Historical Society GLASS, Helen Dysart & District : Yesterday & Tday : Radant, Sambor, Kronsberg, Canterbury, Westlea, Gardiner, Parkland, McDonald Hills.
Dysart and District Historical Society, Dysart, 1982, ISBN:091967318X 
Dysart and District Historical Society. Dysart & District : Yesterday & Tday : Radant, Sambor, Kronsberg, Canterbury, Westlea, Gardiner, Parkland, McDonald Hills. [Dysart, Saskatchewan] : (Published by Dysart and District Historical Society, October 1982. Printed by Derksen Printers, Steinbach, Manitoba). Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-386. Double column. Illustrated with over 570 b&w photos as well as many reproductions of documents, maps, local business ephemera, &c. Index. 4to, blue cloth, silver lettering and grain elevator to front board and spine. An extremely detailed history of these Saskatchewan communities, north of Regina. Contents : Village of Dysart (by Helen Glass); Business Places; Organizations; Sports; Entertainment; Dysart District; Canterbury; Gardiner; Kronsberg; McDonald Hills; Parkland; Radant; Sambor; Westlea; Special Days; Pictures of Interest; R.M. of Lipton. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. Uncommon. 100.00

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99 EASTON, Alan. DYER, K.L., Rear-Admiral. 50 North : An Atlantic Battleground. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket.
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1963, 
EASTON, Alan. 50 North : An Atlantic Battleground. With a Foreword by Rear-Admiral K.L. Dyer. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1963). First Edition. Pp (8),9-287,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0201, Laugher p.159. Lieutenant-Commander Alan Herbert Easton, (b. 1902 Montreal - d. September 2001, Vermont) long-time resident of Halifax, Distinguished Service Cross, Royal Canadian Naval Reserve, served on the corvettes HMCS Battleford, Sackville and Baddeck. The Battle of the Atlantic from a Canadian perspective. Easton was a corvette and then destroyer commander. "In this exciting book, Lieutenant-Commander Alan Easton of the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve tells of his experiences during the Second World War. The first ship he commanded was a corvette [H.M.C.S. Baddeck] with faulty engines. His second corvette [H.M.C.S. Sackville] saw convoy action and battled both German U-boats and bad weather. Then Easton was given command of a destroyer [H.M.C.S. Saskatchewan] which saw action in the English Channel on the day of the Normandy invasion. Easton gives a thrilling account of this successful naval engagement. But 50 North is as much concerned with everyday life on board small warships as it is with the Atlantic battle as a whole. [...] Easton is able to portray with vividness the seamen under him, their minor quarrels as well as the more important problems which occasionally develop between the crew and the commandingofficers." - from the dj Small clip to corner of flyleaf, else very good i n lightly rubbed, edgeworn dustjacket. 30.00

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100 EDMONDS, W. Everard. Broad Horizons : Maple Leaf Sketches from a Prairie Studio. First Edition in dustjacket
Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto , 1919, 
EDMONDS, W. Everard. Broad Horizons : Maple Leaf Sketches from a Prairie Studio. With a Foreword by The Most Rev'd S.P. Matheson. Toronto : The MussonBook Company Limited, (1919). Pp (14),[1]-224,(2). 8vo, green cloth, dark green lettering to front board and spine. Peel (2003) 4480, Watters p.612, Rhodenizer p.971, Arora, The Saskatchewan Bibliography 1423. Walter EverardEdmonds, teacher, minister, journalist, author (b. October 30, 1875, Norwi ch, Ontario- d. June 23, 1966, Edmonton). "Here is a book that strikes a deeper note in Canadian Literature. Big subjects are dealt with in a broad-minded way, and every true lover of Canada will feel that this book has made its appearance at a time that its hopeful message is most sorely needed. The author believes that the past and present are vitally conected; that the men and women of to-day must be distinguished by the same energy, enterprise and breadth of vision that characterized the early pioneers.” (from the dj). Of nautical interest : Chap. 22 : Early Navigation on the Saskatchewan,pp 197-207. General Contents : 1. The Dawn of Dominion (The Story of Confe deration). 2. The New Era (Canadian Problems of To-day). 3. The City Beautiful (The Need of Town Planning). 4. The Canadian Club Movement (An Aid to Patriotism). 5. A Real Nationalism (The Value of a National Spirit). 6. Educational Progress in Alberta (Recent Progressive Legislation). 7. "Manners Makyth Man" (Courtesy, a National Asset). 8. The Khaki University (Canada's War-Time Child). 9. On English Epitaphs (A Mirror of British History). 10. The Rose in Song (A Fragrant Memory from World History). 11. The Nightingale in Song (A Brief History of English Poetry). 12. The Sockeye's Swan-Song (A Plea for Conservation). 13. Indian Customs and Legends (In Western Canada). 14. The Hudson's Bay Company (Historical Sketch). 15. Lord Selkirk and His Red River Colony (Historical Sketch). 16. A Red River Buffalo Hunt (Historical Sketch). 17. The Beginnings of Church Life on the Prairies (Historical Sketch). 18. The Royal North-West Mounted Police (Historical Sketch). 19. Place Names in Southern Alberta (Historical Sketch). 20. The Early Ranchers and Cowboys (Historical Sketch). 21. The Passing of the Trails (Historical Sketch). 22. Early Navigation on the Saskatchewan (Historical Sketch). 23. Icebreak on the Saskatchewan (An Incident of 1904). 24. Nightfall on the Prairie (Descriptive Sketch). Boards flared, corners bumped, else good inrubbed and chipped dustjacket. 85.00

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