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The middle of nowhere: Rediscovering Saskatchewan

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Fifth House, Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71408066

ISBN: 1895618681

Condition: Fine


1895618681 228 pages. Take a journey of discovery in search of the essence of Saskatchewan. Collected here, as recorded by those who have lived in the landscape and by obervant visitors who have passed through it, are the vivid recollections of aboriginal people,excerpts from fur-trade diaries, accounts of Mounties, explorers, and settlers, stories of protest politics, booze, dust, the Depression, war, and the environment. Captures the heart and soul, the people and p... View more info

Best Mounted Police Stories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, The University of Alberta Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72500134

ISBN: 0888640544

Condition: Very Good


0888640544 258 pages. Short stories which can be read for sheer thrills: outlaws, smugglers, trappers, rebellion, the Gold Rush, and the opening of the new territory... adventure in an untamed land. Light wear and soiling to edges. Contents unmarked. View more info

English Canada Speaks Out

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86201453

ISBN: 0385253427

Condition: Very Good


0385253427 390 pages. In this landmark book, many of the best minds in "English Canada" set out their position and agenda vis-a-vis the Quebec crisis. They argue cogently for Canada's survival as a tolerant, purposeful, independent state, with or without Quebec. Brings a much needed dose of clarity and realism to the questions raised by Quebec's demands for greater powers and possible separation. Addresses possible solutions and looks at the processes of acco... View more info

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Canada in the Fifties: From the Archives of Maclean's

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Viking Pr: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 122A5463

ISBN: 067088295X

Condition: Fine


067088295X 382 pages. "A remarkable portrait of the people, politics and places that jade the era irresistibly memorable." - from dust jacket. Beautiful clean unmarked copy with slightest signs of handling to dust jacket. Gift quality. View more info

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Daylight in the Swamp: Memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 815A1564

ISBN: 1550022512

Condition: Good


1550022512 191 pages. Bibliography. "The bush memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney, a noted Canadian artist and recorder of native rock art." - from dust jacket. Black and white illustrations. Average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

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The art of Alex Colville

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 854A2681

ISBN: 007092497X

Condition: Very Good


007092497X 211 pages. Index. "This richly illustrated book represents the full scope of Colville's work. There are the early canvases; the war art commissioned when he was overseas with the Canadian forces; the highly praised designs of Canada's Centennial coins issued in 1967; and such latter-day masterpieces as Pacific, To Prince Edward Island, and January. In all, forty-eight major works are reproduced in full colour, with fifty-six black-and-white illustratio... View more info

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Darwin Wiggett Photographs Canada

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whitecap Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 856C5291

ISBN: 1551106213

Condition: Very Good


1551106213 127 pages. Large oblong coffee-table-sized book, 11.5" x 14.5". What a beautiful book! The two-page photo of Florencia Bay, B.C. will hold you spellbound. "In his words, as in his photographs, Darwin shares a profound view of the landscape. From the ethereal water of Rushing River, scrambling over layers of Canadian Shield, to a wintery wall of trees in British Columbia's Manning Provincial Park, this book is a unique combination of colour, li... View more info

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Lumberjack, Paintings and Story By William Kurelek

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Tundra Books: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 251C6632

ISBN: B007IA6ZUY

Condition: Good


B007IA6ZUY Wonderful colour plates. An immensely enjoyable and informative work for young and old alike. Illustrated in Kurelek's inimitable fashion, based on his own life experience in the Canadian bush in the days before chainsaws. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. This may be one of most enjoyable books you ever read with your child. View more info

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Fine Photography, American and European Art

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Heffel Gallery, Limited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7197

ISBN: 0968702600

Condition: Very Good


0968702600 67 pages. Index. 91 lots. Auction results sheet laid in. Clean and bright with light wear. Glossy colour plates throughout. View more info

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Quilt of Belonging: The Invitation Project

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153C7996

ISBN: 1550464353

Condition: Very Good


1550464353 296 pages. Bibliography. Index. "The Invitation Project's magnificent Quilt of Belonging is the largest collaborative work of textile art to be created on a national scale. With 263 squares representing 71 Aboriginal groups and 192 immigrant nationalities found in Canada, the Quilt will prove a lasting testimony to our country's multicultural heritage and identity." - from front flap. Printed upon glossy stock. Wonderful colour photography throug... View more info

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Silviculture Statistics for Canada : An 11-Year Summary

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Northern Forestry Centre: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114A8212

ISBN: 0662167198

Condition: Very Good


0662167198 81 pages. Information report NOR-X-301. "Silviculture activities, comprising site preparation, planting, direct seeding, stand tending, and pest control, are summarized for each province and territory and for Canada for 1975-76 to 1985-86. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Sound copy. View more info

Canadian Social Trends

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407186

ISBN: 1550771051

Condition: Very Good


1550771051 262 pages. One volume of an invaluable text and reference series offering a unique look at social change in Canada. This volume can be used separately or in conjunction with volumes 1 and 2. Examines: Population, Human Geography and Health; Women, Marriage and the Family; Work, Lifestyle; and Social Problems. Unmarked and very lightly worn. View more info

Canadian metropolitics: Governing our cities

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 71409280

ISBN: 0773054251

Condition: Very Good


0773054251 321 pages including index. Light to moderate wear. Explores basic historical, legal, and political economy contexts of modern city government and uses several public policy issues - education, intergovernmental relations, planning, and the environment - to explain the importance of various city political actors and institutions. Several dabs of liquid paper upon half-title page. Average quantity of highlighitng with minimal marginalia. View more info

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Fine Canadian Art - Auction Catalogue, 18 November 1999, Heffel Fine Art Auction House

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Heffel: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7043

ISBN: 0968329675

Condition: Very Good


0968329675 103 pages. Index. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Fine Canadian Art - Auction Catalogue, 18 November 1999, Heffel Fine Art Auction House

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Heffel: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7048

ISBN: 0968329675

Condition: Fine


0968329675 127 pages. Index. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Clean and bright with light wear. Many prices written in. Auction results sheet laid it. View more info

Passion de nos 40 ans La [Paperback] by Rainville/Ricard

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hull, PQ, Canada, Vents d'Ouest Editions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105368

ISBN: 2921603217

Condition: Very Good


2921603217 91 pages. Abundant black and white photographs. Some soiling and wrinkling to two front endpapers. Some rubbing to back cover. Two indentations in front cover, 5 and 3 inches long. Album souvenir de la Societe Radio-Canada (Ottawa-Hull). An attractive book with many warm stories to tell. View more info

Peacemaking in the 1990s: A guide for Canadians

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA / Vancouver, Gordon Soules Book Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86203424

ISBN: 0919574939

Condition: Fine


0919574939 309 pages. "Brings together timely contributions from respected authorities, including physicians, veterans, scientists and ecologists. They provide urgently needed wisdom and practical advice for Canadians who wish to promote world peace, justice and disarmament." - Alex M. Bryans, M.D. Clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Chinese Canadians: Multicultural Canada Series

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson Canada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 712A2015

ISBN: 0176017828

Condition: Fair


0176017828 64 pages. Abundantly illustrated. Intended for younger readers but informative for all. Address label inside front cover. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Fine Canadian Art Auction : Heffel Fine Art Auction House Thursday, May 27, 1999, 7pm

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Heffel Fine Art Auction House: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7199

ISBN: 0968329659

Condition: Very Good


0968329659 94 pages. Index. 208 lots. Auction results laid in. Unmarked with light wear. Glossy colour plates throughout. View more info

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Fine Canadian Art - Auction Catalogue, 5 November 1998, Vancouver - Heffel Fine Art Auction House

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Heffel: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7042

ISBN: 0968329640

Condition: Fine


0968329640 103 pages. Index. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info