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Image for Artscraft Magazine, Volume 3, Number 1 Spring / Summer 1991 - Special Cross-Country Issue

Artscraft Magazine, Volume 3, Number 1 Spring / Summer 1991 - Special Cross-Country Issue

By: Julian, Don; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, National Indian Arts and Crafts Corporation: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H2892

Condition: Good


126 pages. Features: Historical overview of the Micmac; Sak'em's Rules of Order; Kingsclear Hotel and Resort; Micmac weavers illustrate Annapolis Valley history; Quillwork on the Bear River Reserve; A Year Later - Kahnawake hosts its first pow wow and invites the world; Earth Sprit - celebration of First Nation, Inuit and Japanese-Canadian culture in Toronto; Basketmaker Christina Jock; Six Nations of the Grand River; James Bay Cree Bring New Life to old tradition of making tamarack decoys; Bob Boyer creates banners for Skydome; Visit to Manitoulin Island's Wikwemikong Pow Wow; Toronto's Pow... View more info

Image for The Assiniboine Basin - A Social Study of Discovery, Exploration and Settlement: With Many Illustrations and Maps

The Assiniboine Basin - A Social Study of Discovery, Exploration and Settlement: With Many Illustrations and Maps

By: Kavanagh, Martin

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Self-Published / Public Press Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 416G4019

Condition: Good


282 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Two fold-out maps. "The author has selected Brandon, a typical Assinniboine basin city, to illustrate civic development on the prairies." - from Preface. Prior owner's name and date upon front free endpaper. Binding intact. Average wear. A sound copy of this informative work. Peel (2nd Edn) 3990. View more info

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A Great Movement Underway: Women and The Grain Growers' Guide, 1908-1928: Selected Letters and Editorials from the Woman's Page

By: Kelcey, Barbara E.: (Editor) Davis, Angela E. (Introduction)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, The Manitoba Record Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 725G4266

Condition: Fine


253 pages. Index. Volume XII of the Manitoba Record Society Publications. "Between 1908 and 1928, 'The Grain Growers' Guide' was the official weekly newspaper of the United Grain Growers Association. 'The Guide' provided its readers with commentary on politics, co-operative association, animal husbandry and the newest agricultural techniques. In addition, it included content of interest to women. Reproduced in this volume are a selection of letters and editorials which reflect the topics of interest to both the editorial staff and readers." - from dust jacket. Book clean, brigh... View more info

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The Icelandic People in Manitoba : A Manitoba Saga

By: Kristjanson, Wilhelm

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Ronald W. Kristjanson: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 723C7652

ISBN: 0969465114

Condition: Good


0969465114 557 pages including index, reference notes and black and white illustrations. "Recognized as the definitive work on the history of the Icelandic people in Manitoba" - from verso of copyright page. "...Will be welcomed not only by those who have special links with Iceland and her people, but by anyone with a broad interest in the settlement of Western Canada. The author's painstaking scrutiny of an enormous wealth of source material has resulted in a carefully documented historical study." - Professor Haraldur Bessason, University of Manitoba. Clean and unmarked w... View more info

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Tramway to the Point: The Winnipeg Hydro Tramway 1907 to 1996 - Manitoba Industrial and Utility Railways, Volume 2

By: Lacey, Peter (Signed)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Peter J. Lacey: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 524H3113

ISBN: 0969986025

Condition: Good


0969986025 Signed and dated by author, without inscription upon title page. 109 pages. Map endpapers. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. The first complete history of the Tramway. Chapters include: The Power of a City; Construction; History to Present; Rolling Stock and Equipment; Miscellany; plus an appendix. Modest sunning to front board and spine, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Dogtown to Dauphin

By: Little, Adam S.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Watson and Dwyer: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105C9992

ISBN: 0920486282

Condition: Very Good


0920486282 250 pages. Index. Occasional reproductions of archival black and white photos. Signed by author upon title page. History of Dauphin, Manitoba. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Bright gilt lettering upon brown cloth front board and backstrip. An attractive copy. View more info

Image for The fur trade of the Little North: Indians, pedlars, and Englishmen, east of Lake Winnipeg, 1760-1821

The fur trade of the Little North: Indians, pedlars, and Englishmen, east of Lake Winnipeg, 1760-1821

By: Lytwyn, Victor P

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Canada, Rupert's Land Research Centre, University of Winnipeg: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156G1648

ISBN: 088925690X

Condition: Good


088925690X 208 pages. Index. References. Maps. Tables. "Seeks to elucidate the historical and geographical development of the fur trade in the Little North... Based primarily on the archival documents of the Hudson's Bay Company." - from Preface. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight and square. Minor fading to blue card covers. A quality copy of this scholarly work. View more info

Image for The Selkirk Settlers in Real Life

The Selkirk Settlers in Real Life

By: MacBeth, Rev. R.G.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A4928

Condition: Good


119 pages. Tissue-protected frontispiece. Solid library binding. Moderate wear. Usual library markings. Three-inch tear from bottom edge of frontispiece, one-inch of which affects image. A sound 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 British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1959 Through January/February 1960

British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1959 Through January/February 1960

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $499.95

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1960

Condition: Very Good


Half-leather binding. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve ... View more info

Image for British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1912 Through December 1912 *INCLUDES JUNE SOUVENIR ISSUE - FEATURES VICTORIA*

British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1912 Through December 1912 *INCLUDES JUNE SOUVENIR ISSUE - FEATURES VICTORIA*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $995.00

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia Telephone Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73AA1986

Condition: Fair


Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of ... View more info

Image for Heritage, Fall 2000: The Magazine of the Heritage Canada Foundation

Heritage, Fall 2000: The Magazine of the Heritage Canada Foundation

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Heritage Canada Foundation: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823C5247

Condition: Very Good


Features: Dawson City - Gold Rush to Millenium; Churchill, Manitoba - Centuris of History on the "Bay of the North Sea"; Last Call for the Concourse Building, 100 Adelaide St., Toronto; Make-over for Myrtleville House; Preservation of Pressed Metal - the Carnegie Library, Dawson City; The Claybank (Saskatchewan) Brick Plant - a Canadian Treasure; Calgary's Currie Barracks Soldiers On; Tracing Montreal's Jewish Heritage - the 20th-century synagogues in the Plateau Mont-Royal district. Bilingual English/French. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, April 1 1954 *Can Cigarettes Kill You?*

Maclean's Magazine, April 1 1954 *Can Cigarettes Kill You?*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C6133

Condition: Fair


96 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for a red International 100 Pickup truck inside front cover; Nice colour full-page Chevrolet ad on page 3; Full-page colour Corn Flakes ad on page 5 shows boy in beanie eating his cereal; Full-page colour ad for Weston's biscuits; Can Cigarette's Kill You? - by Sidney Katz; How Richelieu Spun His Web, by Thomas B. Costain; Growing Up with Nehrus - A bonus-length feature - "The sparkling Mrs. Pandit of the United Nations is her mother... The enigmatic Nehru of India is her uncle... And she was close to the saintly Ghandi from her infancy - Now this brilli... View more info

Image for Carmen's Railway Journal, February 1949, Vol 54, No. 2

Carmen's Railway Journal, February 1949, Vol 54, No. 2

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842C7009

Condition: Good


22 pages. Contents: Cover photo of President Harry S. Truman, The Man of the Year (for advocating repeal of the Taft-Hartley Law, and more); Your Washington Reporter; "Closed Shop" - An How! - considers the 'union security' of doctors and lawyers - by Ruben Levin; Some aspects of the Legislative picture, provided by Senator Wayne L. Morse; Harold L. Walker joins MacArthur's staff in Tokyo; Column by Robert Hewitt; Lodge news; Photo of Progressive Lodge 528, Brandon, Manitoba; Large photo of Pullman local Lodge Chairmen at Kansas City meeting, January 10-12, 1949; Photo from Pointsett... View more info

Image for Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry

Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry

By: n/a

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Volunteers in the Municipality of St. Andrew, MB, Volunteers in the Municipality of St. Andrews: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 137H4271

ISBN: 0889253242

Condition: Fair


0889253242 viii, 545 pages. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. Obituary news clipping taped beside table of contents. Unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to illustrated green cloth-covered boards. Partial lean to spine. A worthy reference copy of this informative local history and genealogical reference. View more info

Image for Icelandic River Saga: History of Riverton, Manitoba and District

Icelandic River Saga: History of Riverton, Manitoba and District

By: Nelson S. Gerrard

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Canada, Saga: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AG1595

ISBN: B002CZUEEI

Condition: Good


B002CZUEEI 838 pages. "Even though the geographic limitations of this work are prescribed by the boundaries of a specific Icelandic settlement, its general scope and extensive background research defy this narrow categorization. The author not only traces the history of the settlement itself, from its beginnings to recent times, he includes a great deal of material of potential interest to those who may have only tenuous links with the Icelandic cultural heritage, at the same time establishing ties between thousands of Icelandic-North Americans and their native Iceland.... The author's d... View more info

Scattered leaves

By: Pearsall, Blanche

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Maple Ridge, BC, B. Pearsall: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801540

ISBN: 0919213812

Condition: Very Good


0919213812 221 pages. History of the author's Wells family in Canada. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Clean and unmarked. Light wear. Decorated orange cloth boards. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Pine Valley Echoes - A History of Badger, Menisino and Piney, Manitoba

Pine Valley Echoes - A History of Badger, Menisino and Piney, Manitoba

By: Piney Area History Book Committee

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Piney, Manitoba, Piney Area History Book Committee: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H3254

ISBN: 0920739474

Condition: Very Good


0920739474 vi, 343 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Photo endpapers. "A history of the settlements of Badger, Menisino, and Piney, a general history of the area, and submitted family histories." - Introduction. Attractive illustrated blue boards. Light soiling to fore-edge, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this wonderful local history and genealogical reference. View more info

Image for Winkler [Manitoba]. A Proud Heritage [Local History / Genealogy]

Winkler [Manitoba]. A Proud Heritage [Local History / Genealogy]

By: Rempel, Ben [Co-ordinator, Winkler Homecoming Committee)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Winkler Homecoming Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H3201

ISBN: 0889253986

Condition: Very Good


0889253986 x, 270 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "A pictorial history of the growth and development of Winkler, Manitoba and the activity and ingenuity of her people." - Foreword. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A handsome copy. Hackett (2) 952. View more info

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Speaking for Myself: Politics and Other Pursuits

By: Roblin, Duff

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Great Plains Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111A9586

ISBN: 1894283147

Condition: Fine


1894283147 253 pages. Index. "Roblin is an amiable and often refreshingly frank guide to politics in and out of Manitoba." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Lovely copy. View more info