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Image for To America with the Doukhobours (Canadian Plains Studies 12 (CPS))

To America with the Doukhobours (Canadian Plains Studies 12 (CPS))

By: L.A. Sulerzhitsky

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Canadian Plains Research Center: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722C8545

ISBN: 0889770255

Condition: Very Good


0889770255 215 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "One of the most important diaries bearing on the settlement era of Western Canadian history." - John Archer. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Covers feature wonderful group photo of the first shipload of Doukhobors arriving at Halifax. View more info

Captive Wildlife; Prodeedings of a Seminar Held at Aleksan National Wildlife Area, Delta, B.C. Jan. 18-19, 1977

By: Lane, E.D.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canadian Wildlife Service: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35209091

Condition: Very Good


355 pages. Addresses the following questions: 1. What reasons for holding wildlife in captivity does the committee wish to endorse? 2. Do we discourage wildlife in captivity or devise rigid purposes for captive wildlife? 3. Should captive wildlife remain crown property? 4. Who is eligible to capture and retain wildlife? What differences are there regarding public non-profit holders and private profit motivated holders? 5. What about endangered species? Do we want some in captivity for experimental breeding and propagation? 6. What standards do we want for captive wildlife facilities? - do w... View more info

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When Lanterns Cast Their Shadows

By: Lawrence, G.W. (Pat)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 462C6433

Condition: Good


152 pages. Black and white illustrations. "A collection of stories about people I have been privileged to know and places I have been." - author. Undated - appears to be circa 1970s. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Spot of soiling to lower corner of first half of book. A sound copy. View more info

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Canada's Most Western Cathedral (in Victoria, B.C.) - The Official Handbook - Diocese of British Columbia

By: Laycock, Edward P.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 451A4720

Condition: Good


45 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Many interesting black and white photos. Sunning near spine. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this informative and fascinating work. View more info

One Union in Wood: A Political History of the International Woodworkers of America

By: Lembcke, Jerry; Tattam, William

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83209703

ISBN: 092008043X

Condition: Very Good


092008043X 229 pages including index. Traces the development of the IWA from its wobbly beginnings and violent struggles for recognition through the bitter internal conflicts of the cold war era, to the union's present status as a moderate force on the western labour scene. An indispensable book for all interested in the North American lumber industry and labour industry. Very light wear. Unmarked. Glossy covers. View more info

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Bridges of Light: Otto Landauer of Leonard Frank Photos, 1945–1980

By: Leonoff, Cyril E.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Talonbooks: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 663G3495

ISBN: 0889223769

Condition: Good


0889223769 208 pages. Footnotes. "An illustrated biography and a photo album of one of the most remarkable men ever to take up the meticulous vocation of photography. Landauer became the last great black and white photographer in western Canada, documenting the industrial development of the region and the transformation of Vancouver's architecture from the last vestiges of art deco in the 1940s through the entire epoch of modernism ending in 1980." - from dust jacket. Oblong 12.5" x 9.5". Light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. M... View more info

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The Saskatchewan Icelanders ;: A strand of the Canadian fabric

By: Lindal, W. J

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Columbia Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3609

ISBN: B0007J2RHI

Condition: Fair


B0007J2RHI Signed and inscribed by author atop first blank leaf. Published on the occasion of Saskatchewan's Golden Jubilee 1905-1955. "Places the record of the Saskatchewan Icelanders before the reader so he/she may judge the quality of the strand they have woven into Canada, their foster-land, their native land - their motherland." - dust jacket. Author was born in Iceland and moved with his family to Western Canada where he trained as a lawyer and became a prominent Manitiba judge. Modest undulations and some faint discolouration to contents due to past moisture exposure. No od... View more info

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The Tornadoes of Western Canada

By: Lowe, A.B.; McKay, G.A.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of Canada, Meteorological Branch Department of Transport: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 726C6811

Condition: Fair


42 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Printed upon glossy stock. In preparing this work, the authors 'compiled a record of some 200 tornadoes which had occurred in western Canada during the period 1890-1958." - from Preface. Somewhat above-average wear. Usual library markings. Library stiff covers over original covers. A sound copy. View more info

109 Walks in British Columbia's Lower Mainland

By: Macaree, Mary & David

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre, Limited: 1990

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 71306417

ISBN: 0888946880

Condition: Fine


0888946880 238 pages including index. Thousands of happy wanderers have used this book to explore the scenic byways of Vancouver and its environs. Revised and updated with many new routes, this third edition of southwestern British Columbia's favourite walking guide offers 109 excursions around the Lower Mainland. View more info

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442 Squadron history

By: MacDonald, G. D

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, s.n: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3703

ISBN: 0660124556

Condition: Very Good


0660124556 145 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos plus sixteen pages of glossy colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Oblong 10.5" x 8.5". "Documents over forty-five years of flying operations on the occasion of Reunion '87." Blind stamp upon half-title page, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear to gilt-decorated blue cloth-covered boards. Binding sound. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this important history. View more info

Image for He left them laughing when he said good-bye: The life and times of frontier lawyer Paddy Nolan

He left them laughing when he said good-bye: The life and times of frontier lawyer Paddy Nolan

By: MacEwan, Grant

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15104994

ISBN: 0888332416

Condition: Fair


0888332416 179 pages including index and some black and white photos. Paddy James Nolan came to the Northwest Territories from Ireland in 1889 and during his all-too-brief career rose to be one of the most successful criminal defense lawyers in Canada. One of the west's great orators and raconteurs, he was also recognized as a notable wit and humorist, as well as a fine amateur actor. Usual library markings. Above average wear. Binding intact. View more info

Memory meadows: Horse stories from Canada's past

By: MacEwan, Grant

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72509688

ISBN: 0919306705

Condition: Good


0919306705 212 pages. A bonanza for all readers of horse stories and for horse fanciers of all kinds. From his files and his memories, author has drawn out interesting facts and human interest anecdotes about thirty-seven horses, and shaped them into brief and appealing short stories. Average wear. Unmarked. Light yellowing at edges. View more info

Henry B. Steinhauer: His Work Among the Cree Indians of the Western Plains of Canada

By: MacLean, Rev. John

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Methodist Young People's Forward Movement for Missions: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86301424

Condition: Good


51 pages plus advertisement. Includes numerous black and white photographs. Subject was born in Rama, Ontario in 1820 and died in 1884. He began work among his own people in the North-West in 1840. Undated. Appears at least several decades old. Average wear. Closed one inch tear at base of cover fold. Unmarked. Circa 1960? View more info

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Diagnosis of air pollutant and natural stress symptoms on forest vegetation in western Canada (Information report / Northern Forest Research Centre)

By: Malhotra, S. S

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Northern Forest Research Centre, Canadian Forestry Service, Environment Canada: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 621H3214

ISBN: B0006XR8P6

Condition: Good


B0006XR8P6 84 pages. Index. Glossary. "Industrial operations in the prairie provinces and the Northwest Territories release airborne emissions that can injure surrounding forest vegetation. This report describes symptoms of these pollutants and of natural stresses that may appear similar. Nineteen pages of colour photos provide examples of these symptoms on forest vegetation." - Abstract. Prior owner's name inside front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Think Big: My Adventures In Life And Democracy

By: Manning, Preston

Price: $69.95

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 345A5043

ISBN: 0771056753

Condition: Fine


0771056753 452 pages. Index. Black and white photographs. The ultimately sad political story of a man who had the potential to save Canada. Unfortunately for him, and for Canada, in the end he was defeated by his continued insistence upon shedding bedrock supporters in exchange for a better shot at Sussex Drive. Woulda' coulda' shoulda'... but didn't. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Pristine copy. View more info

Image for Corner Stones of Empire - The Settlement of Crystal City and District in the Rock Lake Country

Corner Stones of Empire - The Settlement of Crystal City and District in the Rock Lake Country

By: McKitrick, T.G.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Crystal City, Manitoba, The Courier Publishing Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AG0882

ISBN: B00AB5KHWA

Condition: Fair


B00AB5KHWA 131 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos in text. Intended to "enable those who read these pages to obtain a clearer conception of the aims and objects of that band of noble men and women who left their homes in eastern Canada to build an empire on the western prairies, for the benefit of posterity." - from Introduction. Above-average but not excessive wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound first edition copy. Peel (2) 3732, Hackett (2) 552. View more info

Image for Pioneering in Western Canada - A Story of the Baptists

Pioneering in Western Canada - A Story of the Baptists

By: McLaurin, Rev. C.C.; Kirkconnell, Watson (Foreword)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Self-Published: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G2223

Condition: Fair


402 pages. Numerous reproductions of black and white photos. "Seeks to preserve the record of Baptist growth in Western Canada since May 1873." - from Foreword. Above-average but not excessive wear. Hairline openings along hinges. A worthy reading copy of this informative reference. View more info

Image for McLennan, McFeely & Prior, Limited, April 1951 Catalogue - Sporting Goods Section

McLennan, McFeely & Prior, Limited, April 1951 Catalogue - Sporting Goods Section

By: McLennan, McFeely & Prior, Limited

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., McLennan, McFeely & Prior, Limited: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 341C6560

Condition: Fair


Pages 1025-1124 (99 pages in total). Includes index and prices. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Intended to be read by shop owners. Presents a wonderful cross-section of "the most complete stocks in Western Canada" - from page 1024. Extensive listings of firearms and related products. Also included are products for dogs, traps, thermos and related products, flashlights and batteries, lighters, harmonicas, cards, baseball, tennis, badminton, golf, football, hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, boxing, lawn bowling, croquet, roller skating, snow shoes, bicycles and ski... View more info

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J.S. Woodsworth (The Canadians)

By: McNaught, Kenneth

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111A9582

ISBN: 0889026637

Condition: Fair


0889026637 64 pages. Index. Many black and white archival photos. "Tells of one of the most inspiring personal crusades in Canadian history, and provides a stimulating analysis of Canadian politics from the heyday of western expansion to the outbreak of World War II." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. View more info

Our Home or Native Land: What Government's Aboriginal Policy Is Doing to Canada

By: Melvin H. Smith

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Crown Western: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71205657

ISBN: 1550563645

Condition: Very Good


1550563645 287 pages. "This is a scary book. Our governments are close to setting a 'politically correct' variety of racism into constitutional concrete. Mel Smith's warning blows the lid off a developing tragedy of our time. The biggest losers in the end will be the very people we most want to help." - Gordon Gibson, former leader, Liberal Party of British Columbia. Author was the ranking official on constitutional law and constitutional reform issues for four successive British Columbian provincal administrations. Unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy of this significant work. View more info