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Wild Teas Coffees and Cordials

By: Stewart, Hilary

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas Mcintyre/see Pgw: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75308189

ISBN: 0888943024

Condition: Very Good


0888943024 127 pages. This unique volume focusses on interesting alternatives to the high-priced expensively packaged teas, coffees, lemonades and other drinks of the supermarket. Illustrating 50 plants of Western Canada and the Northwestern States, the author's finely worked line drawings are reproduced full page to make this book as appealing as it is useful. Guides you through the finding, identifying and harvesting of the plants, shows easy methods of preservation and storage, and includes recipes for 60 drinks. Light wear. Unmarked. In attractive glossy illustrated covers. A nice c... View more info

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Hawrelak: The Story

By: Stuemer, Diane King

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Script the Writers Group: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 168A7785

ISBN: 0969428782

Condition: Very Good


0969428782 246 pages including index, notes and black and white illustrations. "Bill Hawrelak was one of the most colourful and memorable political figures in western Canadian history. Successful businessman, community leader, and mayor over a thirty-year span, he left an indelible mark on the city of Edmonton. Hawrelak remains a controversial figure today. Some remember the man who led Edmonton through its biggest boom, spearheading many projects that still count as city landmarks. Others see a symbol of the Ukrainian community's evolution within one generation from immigrants to com... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, February (Feb.) 1925, Vol. LIV No. 322 - The Case for the Sea-Serpent / The Sea Villages of Humboldt's Bay

By: Sutherland, H.M.; Rayne, H.; Hedstrom, Sir J.M.; Elliot, H.W.; Johnson, M.; Rane, Hugh; Mitchell-Hedges, F.A.; Burman, B.L.; Farmer, H.F.; Molesworth, D.; Fitzpatrick, J.; Grimshaw, B.; Murphy, C.C.R.; Layng, C.; Mix, Tom

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4370

Condition: Good


Pages 266-352 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Poll Chunk's Son - a story from the hills of Kentucky; The Ivory Raiders - part 1 of a tale fromm the Turkanaland district of Central Africa on the western shores of Lake Rudolf where Major H. Rayne deals with Swahili elephant poachers and Turkana warriors; The Case for the Sea-Serpent - a mysterious Fijian monster; In the Wilds with a Camera - Mr. and Mrs. Martin Johnson take photos in the interior of British East Africa; The Land Sharks - criminal buying and selling of land in Canada; In Quest of the Unknown - part 3 of F.A. Mitchell-H... View more info

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Sky painter: The story of Robert Newton Hurley

By: Swanson, Jean Christina McLear

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Producer Book Service: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128A7496

ISBN: 0919306403

Condition: Very Good


0919306403 137 pages plus 32 colour plates, 26 black and white illustrations and index. "Not only a biography of an unusual individual but also an outline history of art in Saskatoon for three decades, decades which were most significant in the realm of art in that city and in Canada." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Nice copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 June 1931 - "Pat" Burns Feature Article

By: Swanson, W.W.; Malloch, G.R.; Gresham, Burt; Wallace, W.Stewart; Hatch, Eric; Wynne, Anthony; Price, Elizabeth Bailey; Evans, Hubert; Beck, Frederic; Dingle, Captain; Campbell, Helen G.; Scott, F.L.deN.; Blue, A.W.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146G0998

Condition: Fair


84 pages. Features: Nice mini-golf cover illustration; Heinz vinegar and olive oil colour ad inside front cover; Nice vintage full-page photo ad for Clark's Tomato Ketchup features grocer behind counter speaking with lady customer dressedin contemporary fashion; Miss Anne Morgan, daughter of the late J.Pierpont Morgan - discusses modern women - ad with photo of Miss Morgan as part of Pond's ad; Some Truths about Wheat - W.W. Swanson argues that there has been no "foolish overproduction of wheat"; Backstage at Ottawa; The Dark Road (fiction); Pigeons on Patrol - the story of the Royal... View more info

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The Ukrainian Canadians (Multicultural Canada Series)

By: Swyripa, Frances

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 415C6478

ISBN: 0442298633

Condition: Good


0442298633 64 pages. List of recommended reading. Proudly illustrated in colour and black and white. Examines the life of the first, second and third generations of Ukrainian-Canadians. Prior owner's small name inkstamp inside front cover else clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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A Pictorial History of the Doukhobors

By: Tarasoff, Koozma J.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, The Western Producer: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 816A1608

Condition: Fair


280 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Looks at the group from the eyes of an insider combined with the perspective of a practising anthropologist. He traces the Doukhobor history from its obscure beginnings in early eighteenth-century Russia down to the 1960s... With a time span covering some 250 years, this book is truly a definitive pictorial history of the Doukhobors. It combines a sociological treatise with an extensive pictorial collection and liberal sprinklings of poetry, together with artistic recrations bby prominent Canadian artist, William Perehudoff." - from dust jacket. H... View more info

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Flora of the Queen Charlotte Islands, Part 2 - Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants

By: Taylor, Roy L.; Mulligan, Gerald A.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Dept. Of Agriculture: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 351G4535

ISBN: B000NVYGAQ

Condition: Good


B000NVYGAQ 148 pages. Author's own copy. Signed and dated by Taylor atop front free endpaper, with his personal bookplate affixed inside front board. "In 1963, Taylor made a pilot study of collecting methods in Western Canada, and during the summer of 1964 he collected some 1600 cytological specimens. Taylor and Mulligan later examined the collections and successfully counted the chromosomes of 71 percent of the vascular flora of the Queen Charlottes." - from dust jacket. Average wear to book with several light pencil markings to contents. Above-average wear to dust jacket now pr... View more info

Beating Around the Bush: A Life in the Northern Forest

By: Taylor, Wilf; Fry, Alan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46400044

ISBN: 1550170155

Condition: Fine


1550170155 250 pages. Author recounts his dealings with testy bears, inept supervisors, and overzealous hunters. Reveals the spirit of the true backwoods survivors, those who make do with very little and, when necessary, bend the rules to make things work. Told with humour and compassion. Clean and unmarked. Negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Beating Around the Bush: A Life in the Northern Forest

By: Taylor, Wilf; Fry, Alan

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86301884

ISBN: 1550170155

Condition: Fine


1550170155 250 pages. Alan Fry's signature upon title page. In this irreverent look at backwoods life and politics Wilf Taylor recounts his dealings with zesty bears, inept supervisors, and overzealous hunters. Reveals the human side of a rugged and unforgiving land. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket protected by clear glossy protective cover. Excellent copy. View more info

Australian-Canadian Studies Vol. 11 Numbers 1 and 2, 1993 (special Double issue) - A Decade of Comparative Criticism

By: Turcotte, Gerry; McNamara, Luke: Editors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Australian-Canadian Studies: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35507831

Condition: Very Good


186 pages. Featured articles: Inherent Aboriginal Sovereignty in Canada and Australia - Richard Bartlett; Two Nations, Many Cultures - The Development of Multicultural Broadcasting in Canada and Australia - Rosalind Patterson; Aboriginal Self-Government and Justice-Reform in Canada - The Impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Luke McNamara; The Role of Ideology in Political Protest Party Movements - Reinterpreting Western Canadian Experiences; and more. Unmarked. Light to moderate wear. Glossy illustrated covers. View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, October (Oct.) 1933, Vol VII, No. 4 - Is Modern Rhodesia Ancient Ophir?

By: Turner, Philip J.; Barbeau, Marius; Sandercock, W. Clark; Dunlop, William R.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G4251

Condition: Good


Pages 151-198 plus XVI pages of nostalgic ads. Black and white photos and illustrations. Features: The Old English Inn; Rocher Malin - Temiscouata; Where History Was Made - only falling chimneys now remain of flourishing pioneer western outposts; Is Modern Rhodesia Ancient Ophir? - article with amazing photos. Back cover two-color Canada Pacific ad features illustration of female dancer in Bali. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, 25 January 1964 - Lyndon B. Johnson Cover Photo

By: Tyson, Ian; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0575

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for the 1964 Chevrolet inside front cover; The Caravelle Uproar - TCA Wanted a good plane; Ian Sclanders writes on right wing US reaction to the passing of JFK; Massive sales of Soviet gold for western wheat; German family reunions permitted; Lyndon B. Johnson - A Frank Look, by Grattan Gray; Can Paul Hellyer Bring Common Sense to our Defense Policy?; The Violent Art of Rodeo - article by Ian Tyson with four pages of photos by Don Newlands; A Little Honest Graft Never Hurt a Politician at the Polls - with reproduction of BC Conservative ad featuring Phil Ga... View more info

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Wildflowers across the prairies

By: Vance, F. R

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Producer Prairie books: 1980

Edition: Field-Use Edition

Seller ID: 351A7082

ISBN: 091930673X

Condition: Very Good


091930673X 214 pages. "Includes one or more color illustrations and line drawings of some 270 species of the plants which are a part of the natural scene in western Canada and the adjoining 'Great Plain states' of the USA." - from Preface. Clean and unmarked with light to moderate wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Industrial British Columbia 1945

By: Vancouver Sun Staff

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Sun Publishing Co. Ltd. (The Vancouver Sun): 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713C7651

Condition: Good


152 pages. Large oblong book measuring 10" x 14.5". "Because war censorship forbade publicity there is a widespread lack of knowledge of the outstanding production job for the war effort done by British Columbia industry... Few British Columbians - certainly very few Eastern Canadians, United States business men or British Empire industrialists - realize the extent of the accomplishments and the facilities that are now available here for manufacturing of all kinds. This survey has been prepared to place on record the information that is felt should be known. It is in two parts:... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine - February, 1951

By: Various

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74602480

Condition: Fair


Please note: Front cover missing. Features include: The Raft - a group of Australians are set adrift in a vast inland sea during a disastrous inundation; The Haunted Tanker - as told by David Kellar, an officer of the Merchant Navy; The Black Pearls of Fatu-Hiva - A weird story from the South Seas as told by Sir Graeme Sinclair-Lockhart; Bill Miner-Bandit - The amazing life-history of one of the most notorious outlaws who ever troubled Canada and the Western States; Act of God - An incident in Karachi, Pakistan; Shooting Star - Am amusing tale from the Sudan; River of the Dead - a gripping ... View more info

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Weekend Magazine/The Sunday Times, Victoria, B.C., November 2, 1957 - Cover Photo of the Queen in Ottawa

By: Various Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., The Victoria Times: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0440

Condition: Very Good


Moon's Bride Came C.O.D. - After a courtship by mail between Edmonton and Hong Kong, Moon Chai Lim Noey and Chui Man Chan are married - article with photos; The Third Face of Eve - the completely authenticated account of the three entirely separate lives of a young U.S. housewife hailed by psychiatrists as perhaps the most dramatic study ever conducted of the baffling problem of multiple personality - portrayed in film by Joanne Woodward; TV show 'Gunsmoke' - a grown-up western - article with photos of Matt Dillon/Jim Arness; Fantastic full-page colour ad for Coffee Crisp and Aero Chocolate Ba... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine - An Illustrated Monthly, May 1899, Vol. 3, No. 13 - Klondike Mission / Heroes of Niagara / Martyrs of Ku-Cheng

By: Vivian, Herbert; Jones, John H.; Mackellar, R.H.; Magnussen, Ras De S.; Lilian Agnes Oliver; et al

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Limited: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H3099

Condition: Good


112 Pages. Features: Adventures of Louis De Rougemont - part IX; Holy Week Procession in Seville (includes photos of Nazarene's in costumes similar to those of Klansmen); My Texan Elopement -John H. Jones impersonates Miss Sally Steddem; A Naturalist in Cannibal-Land - adventures of Captain H. Cayley-Webster in the cannibal islands of the South Seas (with photos of Cayley-Webster); Jinkers and Jinkering - photo-illustrated article shows how buildings are moved by horses and oxen in Western New South Wales; My Klondike Mission - Lilian Agnes Oliver of Chicago set out for the Klondike to raise ... View more info

More Than Meets the Eye: The Life and Lore of Western Wildflowers

By: Ward-Harris, Joan; Ward-Harriss, Joan

Price: $57.30

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 35202376

ISBN: 0195404378

Condition: Good


0195404378 242 pages including index. A comprehensive and practical handbook picturing and describing some of the wildflowers of the four western provinces of Canada and of the American states adjoining htem. An instructive companion to the less knowledgeable amateur and a reliable reference for the serious student. Average wear to green boards. Contents clean and unmarked. Some discolouration to lower portion of front board. Nice working copy. View more info

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More Than Meets the Eye: The Life and Lore of Western Wildflowers

By: Ward-Harris, Joan; Ward-Harriss, Joan

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 352A5268

ISBN: 0195404378

Condition: Very Good


0195404378 242 pages. Index. "In exquisitely detailed (colour) paintings, and with encyclopedic knowledge, Joan Ward-Harris reveals her instinctive sympathy for and understanding of the plants and flowers... she is able to impart something of them to us and to kindle in us the beginning of a similar love." - J.Fenwick Lansdowne. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Minor lean to spine. Dust jacket in very nice condition, and now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info