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32-63-6 W. of 5th. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CUNDIFF, Charles E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vantage Press, New York, 1975,:

Seller ID: 103149


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 devastati... View more info

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48 Specially Selected Views of the Canadian Rockies On the Line of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

By: NOTMAN, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Valentine & Sons' Publishing, Montreal and Toronto , 1907,: 1907

Seller ID: 82340


(NOTMAN, William). 48 Specially Selected Views of the Canadian Rockies On the Line of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Photographed by Wm. Notman & Son. Montreal and Toronto : The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Coy., Ltd., (photographs copyright 1907). Pp (2) + 48 photographic reproductions. Oblong large 8vo (10½ x 9¼ inches), brown cardcovers, tied with string at spine, lettered in black & silver, with a pictorial onlay to front cover. Cover title : Wonderland of Canada : The Rocky Mountains. "William Notman (1826-1891) was a Canadian photographer and businessma... View more info

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A Country So Interesting : The Hudson's Bay Company and Two Centuries of Mapping, 1670-1870. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RUGGLES, Richard I. Rupert's Land Record Society)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University, Montreal, 1991, ISBN:0773506780: 1991

Seller ID: 56063

ISBN: 0773506780


RUGGLES, Richard I. A Country So Interesting : The Hudson's Bay Company and Two Centuries of Mapping, 1670-1870. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp (10),ix-xix,(3),3-300,(2),+ 66 plates. Text Maps. Index. Double column. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Rupert's Land Record Society series. Includes dozens of early maps of the region. Maps were an essential tool for the Hudson's Bay Company and during the two centuries before Confederation the Company became the main mapping agency in ... View more info

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A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DEMONT, John.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 2013, ISBN:9780385665063: 2013

Seller ID: 104432

ISBN: 0385665067


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, capture... View more info

Abasand Fiasco : The rise and fall of a brave pioneer oil sands extraction plant. First Printing in dustjacket

By: COMFORT, Darlene J. DUFFY, Peter G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Friesen Printers, Edmonton, AB, 1980, ISBN:088925201F:

Seller ID: 104375


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 info

Across Canada The National Way : Atlantic to Pacific

By: Canaadian National - Grand Trunk Railway)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 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),[3]-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 Co... View more info

Afternoon Starlight. signed

By: NOBLE, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thistledown Press, 1984, ISBN:0920066917:

Seller ID: 65389


NOBLE, Charles. Afternoon Starlight. (Saskatoon, SK): Thistledown Press, (1984). Pp. 107. 8vo, ill. card covers, black titles to white spine. A collection of poems by the Canadian author. Light wear to edges, else vg. Author's signed gift inscription on the half title. 20.00 View more info

Alaska Highway Guide 1948

By: JOHNSTON, A.L. [Austin Lefurge]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Quality Press Printers, Victoria, B.C., 1948,:

Seller ID: 103755


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. Preface. The Highway to a Sportsman's Paradise (by Frank Golata, Big Game Guide, Dawson Creek, B.C.); Fish and Game Regulations; Fishing Seasons; The Alaska Highway. Inkstamp to front cover, previous owner's circular blindstamp to first ... View more info

Alberta Airshow : aviation nostalgia : Sunday, July 3, 1977.

By: Alberta Air Show)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1977,:

Seller ID: 115604


(Alberta Air Show). The Alberta Airshow : aviation nostalgia : Sunday, July3, 1977. N.pl.: n.pub., 1977. Pp (48) unpaginated. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue stapled card covers, lettered in black and white. The pro gramme for the show, Contents : Alberta Arrows; Skyhawks; The Vulcan B MK2 Dragonflies; Supersonic; Surveillance; Training; CFB Cold Lake; Search; Helicopters; Transport; United States Air Force; Canadian Reds; Western Warbirds; Art Scholl; Joann Osterud; Al Pietsch; Ground Displays; 434 Squadron. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945

By: ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Alberta Military Institiute, Calgary, Alberta, 1945,:

Seller ID: 43152


(ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE). Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945. Calgary, Alberta : The Alberta Military Institiute, [1945]. Pp. [1]-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 info

Alberta Poetry Year Book 1962

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edmonton Branch, Canadian Authors Association, 1962,:

Seller ID: 36923


Alberta Poetry Year Book 1962. 33rd Consecutive Year. (Edmonton) : Edmonton Branch, Canadian Authors Association, (1962). Pp75. 8vo, wrappers. Printed by Co-op Press Limited, Edmonton. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Alberta Poetry Year Book 1969

By: Canadian Authors Association - Alberta Branch GODDARD, Hazel Firth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edmonton Branch, Canadian Authors Association, Edmonton, 1969,:

Seller ID: 78886


(Canadian Authors Association - Alberta Branch). Alberta Poetry Year Book 1969. 40th Consecutive Year. Edmonton : Edmonton Branch, Canadian Authors Association, 1969. Pp [1]-87,(1). 8vo, tan card covers. Small pink stain to rear cover, else very good. Inscribed by one of the contributors, Hazel Firth Goddard, from Dartmouth, N.S. 10.00 View more info

Alberta Society of Artists

By: ZIMON, Kathy E

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Calgary Press, 2000,:

Seller ID: 39165


ZIMON, Kathy E. Alberta Society of Artists : The First Seventy Years. (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2000). Pp 203, [72] pp plates. 4to, ill. boards. Top edge and top front corners bumped slightly, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Alberta. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KROETSCH, Robert Traveller's Canada

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto , 1968,:

Seller ID: 18197


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 info

Alex Barbour's World of Boats. An article on the role that the boat has played in our development in Canadian Heritage : The Heritage Canada Foundation Magazine, August/September 1984,

By: KALMAN, Harold Canadian Heritage COWAN, Trudy FISKE, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Canada Foundation, Ottawa , 1984,:

Seller ID: 97460


KALMAN, Harold. “Alex Barbour's World of Boats.” An article on the role that the boat has played in our development in Canadian Heritage : The Heritage Canada Foundation Magazine, August/September 1984, pp 24-29, with 8 illustrations. Ottawa : The Heritage Canada Foundation, 1984. Pp 1-49,(3). Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated maroon stapled wrappers. Also : "How They're Saving Alberta's Past” (by Trudy Cowan, pp 13-17, with 6 illustrations); “Where the River Has Walls” [Quebec City] (by Ken Ross, pp 18-23, with 8 illustrations); “In the Cathedrals of the Fields” [... View more info

All Canadian Poems : Original, Patriotic and Spiritual

By: POTTER, Frank G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kentville Publishing Company, Ltd., Kentville, NS , 1938,:

Seller ID: 62996


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 info

All True Things : A History of the University of Alberta, 1908-2008.

By: MACLEOD, Rod.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: 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 t... View more info

Allison's Suncatchers and Chains. inscribed with letter laid in. ill. cardcovers

By: JONES, Kris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detselig, 2002, ISBN:1550592343:

Seller ID: 64322


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 info

Almost Meeting. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KREISEL, Henry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NeWest Press, Edmonton, 1981, ISBN:0912316131:

Seller ID: 15766


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 info

Alphabet : A Semiannual Devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Six, June 1963

By: REANEY, James, (ed.). ATWOOD, Margaret GLASSCO, John FRASER. Raymond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alphabet, London, Ont, 1963,:

Seller ID: 102303


(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 frontcover, blank spine. The sixth issue of Reaney's hand-set Canadian literary journal, dealing very broadly with the myth of Job. Contents: Margaret Gay fer'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'... View more info