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Image for Growth of the First Metis Nation and the Role of Aboriginal Women in the Fur Trade

Growth of the First Metis Nation and the Role of Aboriginal Women in the Fur Trade

By: Barber, Christel; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, F.N.E.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C7570

Condition: Fine


184 pages. A curriculum resource guide. Designed to provide additional information to existing grade ten social studies texts focusing on the development of western Canada. Presents sixteen lessons which touch on: Pre-contact trading; The Beginning of the Fur Trade; Marriage Customs of the Fur Trade; Women between two cultures; The family of mixed ancestry; The emergence of Metis identity; The lives of Metis; Two profiles of George Simpson; Extension of the fur trade to the west coast; The transfer of Rupert's Land; The impact of railway; Unrest in Saskatchewan 1880-1885; Aftermath of Metis... View more info

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Canada West [Magazine] - The Quarterly for Western Canadians, Volume 6, Number 3, Summer 1976

By: Barlee, N.L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, N.L. Barlee: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 822H3062

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: The Gold Pool of the Similkameen; Historic Houses - Part II; The Death of Nigger Dan; The Collector's Page; The Lost Patrol; 10,000 Lost Coins; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Image for Canada West Magazine, Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3 - Lost Morgan Mine / Historic Hedley

Canada West Magazine, Fall 1972, Volume 4, Number 3 - Lost Morgan Mine / Historic Hedley

By: Barlee, N.L.; Sismey, Eric D.; Dyre, A.R.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3142

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: The Lost Morgan Mine (near Greenwood City); The Highest Judge in the Highest Court in the HIghest City in Canada - W.R. "Willie" Williams; Historic Hedley, B.C.; Gold Bullion at Twelve Fathoms - the Pacific went down in 1875 off Cape Flattery; The Money Shell - money used by native peoples of Western Canada was dentalium or higua, a sea shell; Letters from the North-West - Part I - A.R. Dyre was a young North-West Mounted Policeman who served in the wests from 1882 to 1885. Name atop front cover. Average wear. A sound vintage cop... View more info

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Jailhouse Justice : Canada's Story of Shame

By: Baron, Donald Robert

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Don Baron Communications: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722H3196

ISBN: 0969691319

Condition: Fair


0969691319 198 pages. Index. "Documents one of Canada's best kept and most shameful secrets: The Canadian Wheat Board's legal bullying of Canada's western farmers." - Stephen Harper. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Mathpower Nine (9) - Teacher's Edition

By: Baxter, Rene; Timoteo, Enzo

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1996

Edition: Western Edition

Seller ID: 157G3482

ISBN: 0075526557

Condition: Very Good


0075526557 442 pages. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy of this, the Teacher's Edition of Mathpower Nine - Western Edition View more info

Image for Canadian Historic Sites #16: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History

Canadian Historic Sites #16: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History

By: Beattie, Judith; Pothier, Bernard; McNally, Paul; Barton, K.J.; Naftel, William

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government of Canada: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 415C6474

Condition: Good


155 pages. Many informative black and white diagrams and archival photos. Features: The Battle of The Restigouche; Table Glass from the Wreck of the Machault; The Western European Coarse earthenwares from the Wreck of the Machault; The Cochrane Ranch. Printed upon glossy stock. Prior owner's name ink-stamped upon first blank leaf else unmarked with moderate wear. Price sticker remains upon front cover. A sound copy. View more info

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Wagon Trails to Blacktop

By: Bethune and District Historical Society

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Bethune, Saskatchewan, Bethune & District: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4179

ISBN: 0919845126

Condition: Fine


0919845126 viii, 392 pages. Photo endpapers. Illustrated with hundreds of black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Presents the history of this Saskatchewan prairie community located just northwest of Regina. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy of this superb genealogical reference. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1936 - Beijing (Peiping) Under Martial Law / First Easter Among the Godless in Russia / Olympic Preview / How Dictators are Guarded

National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1936 - Beijing (Peiping) Under Martial Law / First Easter Among the Godless in Russia / Olympic Preview / How Dictators are Guarded

By: Billett, M.; Paxton, A.; Clay, C.; Butcher, M.; White, S.; Schwangart, W.; Welikotny, A.; Brown, J.; Shart, J.; Hewlett, A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4836

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for Dominion Inlaid Linoleum inside front cover; Editorial topics include - Advertising our country, Typical problems in the western provinces, The Return of Employment, and The Cost of Sickness; The Smooth Silence (short story); The Carpenter (short story); Peiping (Beijing/Peking) Under Martial Law - photo-illustrated article of events in troubled China; Not a Case for the Jury (short story); The Girl Who Wouldn't Get Up (short story); The Spongers (short story); First Easter Among the Godless - photo-illustrated article told by Alexander Welikotny describ... View more info

Island Adventures: An Outdoors Guide to Vancouver

By: Blier, Richard K.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Orca Book Pub: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 71507360

ISBN: 0920501281

Condition: Very Good


0920501281 198 pages including index. A practical, informative guide for the outdoors enthusiast dedicated to getting to all those 'off the beaten track' adventures that Vancouver Island is famous for. It is *the* book for the hiker, kayaker, canoeist, fisherman, off-roader, and anyone else seeking to get away from it all. Describes 35 adventures covering Provincial Parks and Forest Service campsites, logging road travel, wilderness trails, fishing lakes, canoeing routes and four-wheeling areas from Sooke to Cape Scott. Minimal wear. Unmarked. Fresh copy. Attractive illustrated covers. View more info

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Canadian National's Western Depots: The Country Stations in Western Canada.

By: BOHI, Charles W.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C6164

ISBN: 0889024480

Condition: Good


0889024480 128 pages. Bibliography. "Concise, interesting and informative text is accompanied by over 130 photos. But these are not simply poor snapshots of boarded-up stations you sometimes see in other books on old railroad stations. Almost all of the photos chosen are superb action shots, showing the stations in use, occupied, earning revenue, or with today's train passing through." - from dust jacket. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Empire of Ice. The Rise and Fall of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association, 1911-1926.

Empire of Ice. The Rise and Fall of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association, 1911-1926.

By: Bowlsby, Craig H.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Knights of Winter: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154H2651

ISBN: 0969170564

Condition: Good


0969170564 Please note that this copy is paperback. 388 pages. Index. Reference list. Footnotes. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "Chronicles the rise of the PCHA to the pinnacle of its success, and then to its final, bizarre plummet. All the league's exciting Stanley Cup struggles are described in detail, as well as the trials, experiments and scandals of the regular seasons, plus a wealth of statistics." - from back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this highly-researched work. View more info

Salut Les Copains!

By: Boyles, Sadie M

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Longmans Canada Limited: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61205702

Condition: Fair


136 pages. A supplementary reader written in curent French. The sketches, written in contemporary vocabulary, and describing events in the life of Gaston and his friends, are designed to bring teenage life into the French course. Gaston is pictured in his Canadian milieu in Western Canada, as well as on visits to Quebec and France. The sketches can be used for extensive or intensive reading, and questions on each are provided. The dialogues lend themselves to memorization and dramatization. Spine intact. No writing inside. Pages yellowed at edges. Significant soiling and bumping to bo... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0914

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo in cab of the new Twin Beechcraft; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great half-page photo of a De Havilland Dragon above the clouds; Aerial History in the Making - passage of the Act to incorporate the Trans-Canada Air Lines; Great full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of screen star Anna Lee; News and Views of the Month; Early Experiments in British Columbia - an account of experimental efforts in flying conducted at Vancouver shortly after the achievements attained by McCurdy, Baldwin, and their associates at Baddeck, Nova Scotia -... View more info

Storming Babylon

By: Braid, Don; Sharpe, Sydney

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Key Porter Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34703000

ISBN: 1550134124

Condition: Very Good


1550134124 216 pages including index and bibliography. The first in-depth examination of the leader of the Reform Party, a Party which presented itself as a grassroots movement, but which appealed primarily to the interests of rich, white, middle-aged and older men. Front endpaper very neatly removed. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited

By: British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited

Price: $599.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., British Columbia Electric Railway Company Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C9891

Condition: Fine


40 pages. Oblong 12" x 9.5". Circa 1923. Profusely illustrated with glorious contemporary black and white photos. Considerable supporting text. A sumptuous promotional work intended to highlight the investment potential of the British Columbia Electric Railway Company and its subsidiary companies: Vancouver Power Company Limited; Vancouver Island Power Company Limited; Western Power Company of Canada Limited; Vancouver Gas Company Limited; Victoria Gas Company Limited. Very attractive gilt lettering and decoration upon chocolate brown front cover. Clean and fresh with very light... View more info

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Basic Wood Properties of Second-Growth Western Hemlock

By: British Columbia Government Staff; Jozsa, L. A.; Munro, B. D.; Gordon, J. R.; Forintek Canada Corporation Staff

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Government of British Columbia: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762A8632

ISBN: 0772635137

Condition: Fine


0772635137 51 pages. "Examines important physical and mechanical wood properties of rapidly grown second-growth western hemlock from selected locations in British Columbia." - from page 1. Clean, bright and unmarked. View more info

Image for Shooting Cowboys: Photographing Canadian Cowboy Culture 1875-1965

Shooting Cowboys: Photographing Canadian Cowboy Culture 1875-1965

By: Brock Silversides

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Fifth House Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G0541

ISBN: 1895618959

Condition: Fine


1895618959 184 pages. "Traces the transformation of the cowboy image in Canada over a ninety-year period. An extensive selection of historical photographs from the Canadian west examines the photographer's role in creating and influencing the cultural myth of the cowboy... The text and photographs reveal how and why the archetypical cowboy images evolved, and how these images were used for postcards, tourist literature and souvenirs, magazine and book illustrations, and even for selling cattle." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Separatism

By: Brown, Brian A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Dawson Creek, BC, Echo: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801313

ISBN: 092025201X

Condition: Fine


092025201X 200 pages. Argues for a Canadian future with room for separate development and true sovereignty for each of Canada's regions. Dramatizes the basic realities underlying our political life in a way that may unnerve timid politicians. The experience of facing up the the predicament of Canada and still finding hope is an exciting adventure. Everyone who loves Canada will appreciate this work. Includes foreward by Rene Levesque. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Average wear to dust jacket with a variety of tears, each under one inch. Nice copy. View more info

The last best west

By: Bruce, Jean

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71205890

ISBN: 0889024014

Condition: Very Good


0889024014 117 pages. Between 1896 and 1914, the Canadian government carried out a vigorous programme in central Europe, Britain, and the United States to persuade people to immigrate to the Canadian west, "The Last Best West." Hundreds of thousands of prospective settlers from diverse and distinctive ethnic backgrounds responded, leading to an extraordinary mass migration which changed the face of Canada. The great campaign to populate the west is presented here in a compelling and moving selection of more than 190 photographs of the period, together with short related texts. We s... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 24, 1941 - Iraqi Oil Coveted By Hitler

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143H3387

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Features: Photo of General Georges Catroux; Six photos of Home Guard members protecting Buckingham Palace; Illustrations show how wireless communication provides the eyes for a field battery; Four charming photos of Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, and the Queen; Photo at Kirkuk pre-refinery which pipelines oil to a Haifa refinery; Photos of oil wells in Iraq - the focal point of the Nazi "Drang Nach Osten"; Photos of and related to the 620-mile pipeline to Haifa; Map of South America with article entitled "Nazi Threat to U.S. and Panama - Lufthansa Air Lines in La... View more info