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 blacksmi... View More...
TRENHOLM, Gladys, Miep NORDEN, and Josephine TRENHOLM. A History of Fort Lawrence : Times, Tides and Towns. N.pl. : n.pub., (1985). "Printed and bound by Sherwood Printing Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta". Pp.(10), 1-439. With 50 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations and several maps in the text. 8vo (153 x 232 mm), beige cloth; with gilt lettering to front board & spine.
Gladys Marie Trenholm, née Forgrave (b. 1912, Amherst - d. January 4, 2011, Upper Nappan).
Siementje 'Miep' Norden, née Balkema (b. 1925, the Netherlands - d. September 15, 2020, Amherst).
Freda Josephine 'Jo'... View More...
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2007, : 2007
Seller ID: 108783
IACOVETTA, Franca, (ed.). A Nation of Immigrants : Women, Workers, and Communities in Canadian History, 1840s-1960s. Edited by Franca Iacovetta, with Paula Draper and Robert Ventresca. Toronto - Buffalo - London : University of Toronto Press, (2007). Second Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xiv,(2),-513,(1). 8vo (152 x 229 mm), art-illustrated blue card covers, with brown, with red, green & black lettering to front cover, brown & black lettering to spine.
Franca Iacovetta (b. 1957) was a Canadian historian at the University of Toronto at the time of publication.
Paula Jean Draper (b. ... View More...
COMFORT, Darlene J. The Abasand Fiasco : The rise and fall of a brave pioneer oil sands extraction plant. Edited by Peter G. Duffy. (Edmonton : Friesen Printers, October 1980). First Printing. Pp (1),2-148,(4). Illustrated. Index. 4to, pale green cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. "Together the two struggled to raise both nterest and funds in order to build an exoerimental oil extraction plant in a secluded valley on the banks of the Horse River near the hamlet of Fort McMurray. They failed to find anyone else in Canada who shared their enthusiasm for the Athabasca tar sands.... View More...
Canaadian National - Grand Trunk, 1924,
Seller ID: 105020
(Canaadian National - Grand Trunk Railway). Across Canada "The National Way" : Atlantic to Pacific. [Toronto?] : Canaadian National - Grand Trunk, n.d. [1924?]. Pp (4),-155,(3), frontispiece + 9 plates. 8vo, maroon leatherette, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Canada—Its Attractions and Resources. Atlantic to the Pacific—Transcontinental Service: Halifax to Truro; Truro to Sackville; Sackville to Moxcton; Moncton to Montreal; Montreal to Winnipeg; Quebec to Winnipeg; Toronto to Winnipeg via Port Arthur and Fort William; Toronto to Winnipeg via North Bay and Cochra... View More...
JOHNSTON, A.L. [Austin Lefurge]. The Alaska Highway Guide 1948. (Victoria, B.C.: Quality Press Printers, 1948). Pp (2),3-31,(1), with map. 8vo (148 x 222 mm), tan stapled card covers, map and lettering in brown to front cover.
A guide to highway routes to Alaska via Alberta and British Columbia.
The Highway to a Sportsman's Paradise (by Frank Golata, Big Game Guide, Dawson Creek, B.C.);
Fish and Game Regulations;
The Alaska Highway.
Inkstamp to front cover, previous owner's circular blindstamp to first page, else very good. 25.00
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(Alberta Air Show). The Alberta Airshow : aviation nostalgia : Sunday, July 3, 1977. N.pl.: n.pub., 1977. Pp (48) unpaginated. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue stapled card covers, lettered in black and white.
The programme for the show.
The Vulcan B MK2 Dragonflies;
CFB Cold Lake;
United States Air Force;
Very good. 15.00... View More...
Alberta Military Institiute, Calgary, Alberta, 1945,
Seller ID: 43152
(ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE). Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945. Calgary, Alberta : The Alberta Military Institiute, . Pp. -172. Illustrated with some b&w photos, maps, &c. 8vo, red side-stapled cardcovers, blank spine. Contents : Message to First Canadian Army before launching of Operation "Overlord"; Portrait of General H. G. D. Crerar, C.H.. C.B., D.S.O.;Illustration—D-Day—A "Rhino Ferry" Approaching the Beach; Portrait of Lieu t.-General G. G. Simonds, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O .; Illustration—"The Old TownThat Had Cost So Much Blood Was Itself a Shambles";... View More...
KROETSCH, Robert. Alberta. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, 1968. First Edition. Pp. 231. With 27 plates. 8vo, purple cloth, gilt titles to spine. In The Traveller's Canada series. Lecker, Robert Kroetsch : An Annotated Bibliography A20; Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 1927. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket (lightly rubbed, some wear to spine ends and corners). 30.00 View More...
POTTER, Frank G. All Canadian Poems : Original, Patriotic and Spiritual. Written in Nova Scotia, Alberta and British Columbia. (Kentville, NS : Kentville Publishing Company, Ltd., n.d. Copyright 1936-1938. Pp. (5),6-47,(1). 8vo, tan card covers. Watters p.160, Laugher p.453. The author was originally from Clementsvale, Annapolis County, NS. Forty-two poems including: "To My Native Province, Nova Scotia", "New Scotland's Beauty", "In Remembrance, 1867-1927 : To Canada - My Country", and "Mid-July in New Scotland". Brown smudge to the upper front corner, a few sma... View More...
University of Alberta Press, Edmonton, Alberta, 2008, ISBN:0888644442
Seller ID: 99643
MACLEOD, Rod. All True Things : A History of the University of Alberta, 1908-2008. (Edmonton) : The University of Alberta Press, (2008). First Edition. Pp [i]-xx,1-371,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt letteringto spine, paper label to front board. “All True Things is a critical histo ry of the genesis and evolution of the University of Alberta to mark the University’s centennial. Rod Macleod relates the University’s coming of age against the parallel history of the Province of Alberta’s remarkable growth.What emerges is an enduring narrative of an institutional will to thrive a ... View More...
JONES, Kris. Allison's Suncatchers and Chains. A Journey with Autism. Calgary, Alberta: Detselig Enterprises, (2002). Pp 272. Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers; a letter laid in. A mother's story of a daughter with autism. Inscribed by author with a letter laid in. Very good. 20.00 View More...
KREISEL, Henry. The Almost Meeting [dustjacket adds: and other stories]. Edmonton : NeWest Press, (1981). First Edition. Pp (10),11-148. 8vo, brown cloth, black lettering to spine. Henry Kreisel (b. June 5, 1922, Vienna, Austria - d. April 22, 1991, Edmonton) Canadian writer and professor. This is Kreisel's collected short stories written between 1954 and 1980. The stories: "The Almost Meeting", "Chassidic Song", "Homecoming", "Annerl", "An Anonymous Letter", "The Travelling Nude", "Two Sisters in Geneva", and "The Broken Globe." ... View More...
(ATWOOD, Margaret). (REANEY, James, (ed.). Alphabet : A Semiannual devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Six June 1963. London, Ont.: Alphabet, 1963. Pp (5),6-80. 8vo, red card covers, black lettering to front cover, blank spine. The sixth issue of Reaney's hand-set Canadian literary journal, dealing very broadly with the myth of Job. Contents: Margaret Gayfer's "J.B. vs Job", Richard Stingle's "The Donnellys: Ritual Victims"; Poetry by Ben Jones, Marilyn Davis, Warren Stevenson, Jack Chambers, John Glassco, Margaret Atwood (four poems: 'The Orphan from Alberta', 'Poor Tom', 'M... View More...
American Journal of Science, New Haven, CT, 1925,
Seller ID: 65250
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,. 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 o... View More...
Stephen Daye Press, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1937,
Seller ID: 96776
GOODRICH, Nathanial L., (ed.). American Ski Annual 1937-38. Official Yearbook of The National Ski Association. . Brattleboro, Vermont : "Published by Stephen Daye Press", 1937. Pp 1-32 (adverts),(6),7-220.(2, adverts),(4),33-66 (adverts) + photo plates + sample of Burton's Adirondack Water repellentPoplin, with White Stag Ski Togs ad on reverse. 8vo, silver cardcover. Con tents: "Ecker Hill and Sun Valley"by Ken Binns; "Our Amateur Rules" by Roger Langley; "The 1937 Women's Team" by Elizabeth D. Woolsey; "Fifty Years atIshpeming" by James E. Flaa; "S... View More...
SEMENIUK, Robert. Among the Inuit. Vancouver : Raincoast Books, (2007). First Printing. Pp (6),7-85,(3),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Large 8vo (183 x 257 mm), brown cloth front board & spine, photo-illustrated paper-covered rear board, white & red lettering to spine. Robert Semeniuk (b. Big Valley, Alberta). "Robert Semeniuk first went to the Canadian Arctic in 1968 and has been back many times since. Here are 70 of hist astonishing photos, taken over three decades of living and traveklking with some of the world's last remaining nomadic hunters." - from the rear. Contents : Statement by Pete... View More...
HARRISON, Reid Edwards. An Analysis of the Weekly Work Load of Nova Scotia High School Principals . A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education,. Department of Educational Administration, The University of Alberta. Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1965. Pp. (1),[i]-xi,-92. Printed on one side only. Large 8vo, typescript in brown paper covered boards with brown cloth spine. Minor wear to spine ends, else vg. 50.00 View More...