YOUNG, Delbert A.
Title: Mounties. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Hodder & Stoughton, Toronto , 1968, ISBN:0340029447
Seller ID: 25278
YOUNG, Delbert A. The Mounties. Toronto and London : Hodder & Stoughton, (1968). First Edition. Pp (8),9-158,(2) + 4 p of plates. 8vo, red cloth, giltlettering to spine. With map end-papers. Arora, The Saskatchewan Bibliogra phy 6334; Strathern, Alberta, 1954-1979. A Provincial Bibliography 835. "The thrilling story of the world-famous Royal Canadian Mounted Police — "the Mounties". Created close to a century ago to tame the Canadian West, tne. Mounties did just that; then changed and grew, even as Canada did, until, today, the Force boasts crime laboratories, radar, tracking dogs, an Air Division, and a Marine Division. However, during all those years of change, thecalibre of the men themselves has remained tne same, as has their motto Ma ntain the Right. The entire story of tne Mounties is here told, from their trying march westward as the Northwest Mounted Police in 1874, to their present-day feats or busting spy-rings and narcotics gangs. The author, a Canadian, has researched deeply into his subject, and made out of it a wonderfully readable story." - from the dj. 13 chapters including: 1. The March West; 2. Indian Troubles; 3. Rebellion; 4. The Old Order Is No More; 5. The Goldrush [the Klondyke, Yukon, &c]; 6. Duties Diversify; 7. Arctic Trails; 8.The Holy Terror [on the Doukhobors, &c]; 9. Four-Footed Members [horses, d ogs, &c]; 10. Saga of the St.Roch; 11. Wings over the North; 12. Narcotics Control; 13. Spies and Counter-Spies. Milesstones for the Mounties; PresentOrganization. With sources. Very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 22.00