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Image for High School Physics - Western Canada Series: Authorized for Use in the Schools of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia

High School Physics - Western Canada Series: Authorized for Use in the Schools of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia

By: Merchant, F.W.; Chant, C.A.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp Clark Co. Limited: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 542C9023

Condition: Fair


504 pages. Index. Many detailed line diagrams. Chapters include: Mechanics of Solids; Mechanics of Fluids; Some Properties of Matter; Wave Motion and Sound; Heat; Light; Electricity and Magnetism. Somewhat above-average wear. Front hinge weak. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper and occasional light pencil markings to contents. A worthy copy of this vintage Western Canadian secondary school physics text. View more info

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History of World War II (Armed Services Special Edition)

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dominion Book and Bible House: 1945

Edition: Armed Services Memorial Edition

Seller ID: 553H1918

ISBN: B002G8UGDA

Condition: Good


B002G8UGDA Personal copy of R.E. (presumably Robert/Bob) Trembath, of Vancouver, B.C. who signed and dated the front free endpaper and entered his WWII service record on the following page. 66 pages. Numerous reproductions of WWII black and white photos accompanied by text. At back is a list of thirteen handwritten names and hometowns, presumably of fellow members of Trembath's Motor Service mates from western Canada. This book appears to contain excerpts of a much larger WWII history, not included. Average wear. Binding intact. View more info

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In Western Canada Before the War - Impressions of Early Twentieth Century Prairie Communities

By: Mitchell, Elizabeth B.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Prairie Books: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 125A7550

ISBN: 0888330693

Condition: Good


0888330693 205 pages. Text is a facsimile reprint of the original, first published in 1915. Impressions of early twentieth century Canadian prairie communities. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Pioneering in Canadian air transport

By: Molson, K. M

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, J. Richardson]: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 115A8522

ISBN: 0919212395

Condition: Good


0919212395 315 pages. Bibliography. Index. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "Sets down the efforts of James A. Richardson and his many associates to initially establish Western Canada Airways and then develop it and its successor, Canadian Airways, in all aspects of Canadian air transport." - from Introduction. Numbered Copy: 002640. Average wear. Unmarked. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-gradge Brodart cover. Closed two-inch tear to top edge of front panel of dust jacket. Sound copy. View more info

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Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, June 1959

By: Morrison, J. Warcup; Dawson, Alan; McGillen, Pete; Gillese, John Patrick; Frost, Rex; Nicholson, H.P.; Landis, C.S.; Morrow, Les

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Montreal, National Business Publications Limited: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1496

Condition: Good


Features: Recollet Falls Cover Photo; Ol' Three-Point; The Canadian Knife; Which Boat Will It Be?; Last of the Old Brigade; Summertime Photography Problems; The Plott Hound; The Most Popular Calibers of High Power Rifle Cartridges in Western Canada; Quebec Skeet Championships; and more. Bit of writing on front cover. Average wear and soiling. A worthy copy. View more info

Image for Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, June 1959 - Reloading, Mule Deer

Rod & Gun in Canada Magazine, June 1959 - Reloading, Mule Deer

By: Morrison, J. Warcup; Harvey, Paul; McGillen, Pete; Nicholson, H.P.; Gillese, J.P.; Morrow, Les; Landis, C.S.; Frost, Rex

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Quebec, National Business Publications Limited: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1497

Condition: Good


Features: Taking Mule Deer Along the Peace River; Reloading is Easy; Winter and the Angler; Make Your Own Line Drier; Western Salmon Come East; The Value of a Good Hunting Dog; Today's Wild Hunters; Smell to Success; South Paw Rifle; Camera Hobby Popularity Expands; and more. Average wear and soiling. A sound copy. View more info

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Frontier Times Magazine: November, 1970

By: Mulltiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0492

Condition: Very Good


Features: The Makin' of a Brush Propper Cowhand - chasing mavericks in Arizona; Whiskey Traders of Fort Whoop Up - center of the trade in northern Montana and the south prairies of Canada - John J. Healy and Alfred B. Hamilton; Sweet Trail to the Gallows - the Penascal murders; Search for the Old Overland (stagecoach); Alexis Godey's Kinship with risk; Land of the violent sun - Old Hachita; Doc Crumbine of Dodge City; Narrow-Gauge Royalty - The Slim Princess; Ambush and gold dust - a Black Hills tragedy; Mojave desert's wild Dutchman - Charlie Koehn; and more. Clean and unmarked with light we... View more info

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Frontier Times Magazine: July 1975

By: Mulltiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 852A0520

Condition: Very Good


Features: Wild Old Cherokee Nation - the Saline District before 1907; Gold! Gold! Gold! - Dr. Cornu of Ellensburg, Washington; Last Wilson Creek Roundup - Fremont County, Colorado; She saw Jed Smith die; Three Legged Willie - Robert McAlpin Williamson; Night Journey in the land of the wolves - a surveyor's adventure in northern Canada; Borax King - John W. Searles; I rode shotgun - a renegade Indian makes himself at home in the cabin of a Washington family while the man is away; Dead or Alive - Adolph 'Dolph' Shenk; Raised in a barn - Winkley's Livery, Faribault, Minnesota; and more. Clean an... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - October 1949 Vol.104, No.618

The Wide World Magazine - October 1949 Vol.104, No.618

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74602501

Condition: Fair


Features Include: The Fruit Ranch Riddle - An interesting murder investigation at the Morrisey fruit ranch near Selah, Washington, USA; Interviewing an Eruption - Filming a volcano in the Belgian Congo; The "Lion-Men" of Ussure (Part 2) - The amazing story of Tanganyikans posing as "lion-men"; Exploring the "Great Diagonal" - an ambitious attempt to open the interior of Brazil; Stowaway to Spitzbergen; "Book-Keeper Wanted" - a colourful story from Western Australia; The Blind Malik - A Quaint Tale from Waziristan; The Dingo - An amusing story from the outback; ... View more info

Who's Who in Western Canada

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Press Association, Limited: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604686

Condition: Fair


390 pages. "Provides a record of the men and women who... are contributing to the building up of Western Canada.... Includes the politician, the pioneer, the railroader and the litterateur, the man of affiars and the farmer, the merchant and the professional man." - from Preface. 88 pages of interesting black and white photographs of Western Canadian notables including James Dunsmuir. Balance of book consists of detailed entries. Front free endpaper and all pages prior to preface missing. Both hinges taped. Above-average wear and soiling externally. Possible whiff of must. Rema... View more info

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The Forestry Chronicle - June 1950

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Institute of Forestry: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141A5995

Condition: Good


Vintage advertisements. Features: Teamwork in research; climate, soils and forests of Canada; Farm woodland management in the south; a gall disease of western hemlock in B.C.; Historical aspects of applied silviculture in eastern region; action needed for woodlot management promotion; silvicultural results of forest policies and practices in Manitoba and Saskatchewan; and more. Prior owner's name atop front cover else clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Collector Magazine, March/April 1983, Volume 18, No. 2

Canadian Collector Magazine, March/April 1983, Volume 18, No. 2

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9256

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. Features: Auction Report 1982; Architectural Stone Carving in 19th Century Guelph; Quebec House - James Wolfe's childhood home in Kent; Early Coins of Canada; Canadian-American Postal Relations - I - The Beginnings to the 1820s; A Dowager Clings to Dignity - Edmonton's Alberta Hotal set a standard of Western Hospitality; Legh Mulhall Kilpin (1855-1919); Restoration and Renovation VI - Landscaping Your Period House; The Graphic Art of Advertising Pot-Lids; Unsuspected Harmonies - an unusual exhibit investigates multicultural responses to aesthetic qualities. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Forces Sentinel, November-December 1969, Volume 5, Number 10

Canadian Forces Sentinel, November-December 1969, Volume 5, Number 10

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government of Canada: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A9350

Condition: Good


Features: Cadets climb mountains (7 pages); 405 Squadron takes anti-submarine trophy; Militia take to the field at Camp Dube; Interesting collections and hobbies at La Macaza; How are you with the Press?; Annual Art Competition; They shall never forget - Shelburn and the other escape organizations set up throughout Western Europe; A North Atlantic Christmas - MWO J.L. Wilson. Sound copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - July 1928, Vol. LXI, No. 364

The Wide World Magazine - July 1928, Vol. LXI, No. 364

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123A9665

Condition: Fair


Features: Two Men and a Donkey - Part I - two young artists walk from the South of France to Spain; With a Pack-Train in Jasper National Park, Canada; Dead Men's Tracks - Part II - a Western Australia Story about a lost mine; My Adventures in Mexico - Part I, by John Edwin Hogg; Obtaining an identity card in France; The Harpist of Alexandria; My First Panther - The Fur Trail - a trappers tale from the southern end of Kootenay Lake, British Columbia, Canada; To Lhasa in Disguise - Part III (Conclusion) - how a white woman succeeded, for the first time in history, in entering Lhasa, the Forbidd... View more info

Image for Old West Magazine - Fall, 1966

Old West Magazine - Fall, 1966

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 852A0550

Condition: Very Good


Features: Reprint of "Recollections of Old Milestown" by S. Gordon; Sky of Brass, Earth of Iron - reprinted from the book 'Western Vision' by David Lavender; World's Greatest Slaughter! - the appalling slaughter of the American buffalo; Buffalo Comeback - the Canadian Government preserves a portion of Canada's once mighty buffalo population; Circuses and Contests; Before the days of Libel - when a newspaperman could say anything he durned please; Renegade Battalion - they deserted Fort Brown to join the Mexican Army only to be killed when the Americans stormed Monterrey in 1846; Trave... View more info

Image for Antique Showcase Magazine - A Journal of Fine Arts and Collector's Notions: January/February 1996, Volume 31 Number 5

Antique Showcase Magazine - A Journal of Fine Arts and Collector's Notions: January/February 1996, Volume 31 Number 5

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ontario, Antique Showcase: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0693

Condition: Good


70 pages. Features: Desks come in many styles; The Group of Seven 75 Years Later; Perth - the prosperous Regency town; Hallett Antiques of Perth; In celbration of Folk Painting; The Barr Colony - British Group Settlement in Western Canada; Mr. 'Type' of Collecting (typewriters) - Martin Howard. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Quality copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, March 1955 - Australian Edition

The Wide World Magazine, March 1955 - Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0717

Condition: Fair


Features: Unknown New Zealand - misadventure leads to one of the most remarkable and difficult rescues in New Zealand annals; Saharan Adventure - A memorable camel journey right across the Sahara; Six Wild Sheep - experiences while capturing Alaskan wild sheep for a California zoo - several photos; The Pirates of the 'Ethel' - An authoritative account of one of the most remarkable cases of piracy on the high seas in Australian annals; Slippery - a cat goes to sea; Oakhill's 'Souvenir' - Crocodile hunting on the Gregory River; The Tame Bandit - a Chinese achieves vengeance during the troubles i... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, July 1954, Australian Edition

The Wide World Magazine, July 1954, Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0737

Condition: Good


Features: The Midland Payroll Robbery - Robbers in Western Australia; The Mountain of Gold - Originally published in 1926, an Englishman accepts an invitation to British Columbia, Canada to see a 'mountain of gold'; Unprovoked Aggression - An East African tale; African Houdini - A West African Tale; The Sahara by Bus - a great travel story with several photos; They Harry the Head-Hunters - the Jivaro head-hunters and the Aucas of Upper Amazonas; Home from the Sea - a fine old windjammer, the Af Chapman; Abdul - a story from British Army days in India; Capturing an Ant-Bear in British Guiana; a... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine, March 1953 - Australian Edition

The Wide World Magazine, March 1953 - Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0751

Condition: Fair


Features: The Death-Bore - A nightmare experience on a railway in the Andes of South America; Wilderness Wandereres - the barren ground caribou of Canada, many photos; Terror by Night - visiting the lonely northwest coast of Australia in search of the alleged footprints of a prehistoric dinosaur; The Spell-Binder - a Natal farmer describes a curious incident related to an African courtship; The Rest Cure - recuperating from tropical fever, the author takes an open-air job hoping it will aid his health...; A Papuan "Pig Festival", with great photos; Time is Money - a story from Bombay ... View more info

Image for Large Hardcover Bound Collection of Calgary Periodicals from 1916-1920 Including: The Nutcracker, The Alberta Non-Partisan, The Western Independent - the Official Organ of the U.F.A. Political  Association

Large Hardcover Bound Collection of Calgary Periodicals from 1916-1920 Including: The Nutcracker, The Alberta Non-Partisan, The Western Independent - the Official Organ of the U.F.A. Political Association

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $995.00

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, The Nutcracker, The Alberta Non-Partisan, The Western Independent Publishing Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105A0800

Condition: Very Good


A most unusual and wonderful item. Appears to be a privately bound collection of early Calgary periodicals dated November 17th, 1916 through April 14th, 1920. Sturdily bound in red cloth with no external markings. Measures just over 2" thick, 11.5" high and 9" wide. Many issues included although we are not sure if a full run is contained. No table of contents or index. Contents tanned with age, otherwise sound. Captures an exceptional and vintage slice of early Calgary and Alberta history. Replete with contemporary advertisements. View more info