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Stanhope: Sands of Time

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Prince Edward Island, Canada, The Committee: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 529C6816


0969172400 478 pages. Black and white illustrations. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this pleasing Prince Edward Island community history. Provides extensive family history information and much more. View more info

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Legacy: Memories of Yesteryear and Today for Tomorrow of Bowden (Alberta) and Districts

By: Anderson, Roy F.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Bowden (Alberta) Chamber of Commerce: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 627A4977


589 pages. Bibliography. Hundreds of archival black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Chapters include: Bowden Story; Communities; Community Organizations; Governments; Schools; Churches; Fraternal Organizations; Sports; Special Days in Bowden's History; Oil; Down Memory Lane; Radio Program; Red Lodge Park; Community Hall; Transportation; Fires - Storms and Pests; Miscellaneous; Profiles; Colourful Characters; Memoirs; Family Stories. Clean and unmarked w... View more info

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Footprints in the Sands of Time: Antler, Bellegarde, Braeside, Coulson, Kelvindale, Oatlands, Silver Vale (Saskatchewan History)

By: Antler and District History Committee

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Antler, Saskatchewan (SK), Antler and District History Committee: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H2146


0889253730 ix, [1], 1054 pages. Index. Index of Familes. Twenty-two page list of historical owners of land parcels in the six school districts covered by this book. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Photo endpapers. Dark red boards decorated with gilt illustration and lettering. "The area covered includes Townships 6, 7 and 8 in Ranges 30 and 31, all west of the Prime Meridian which includes seven school districts plu... View more info

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The History of Terrace (British Columbia)

By: Asante, Nadine

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Terrace, BC, Terrace Public Library Association: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C8532


243 pages. Index. Frequent black and white illustrations. "A record of the early days to be a monument to the pioneers, a reminder to the people of today, and an inspiration to generations yet to come." - from front flap. Unmarked. Average soiling and wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Three Towns: A History of Kitimat

By: Beck, Janice

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Kitimat, BC, Kitimat Centennial Museum Association: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C8214


0969139004 67 pages. Bibliography. Many wonderful black and white archival illustrations. Unmarked. Moderate wear. A sound copy of this engaging local history. View more info

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A Century in the Making: Stories of Big River (Saskatchewan) and Area

By: Big River Centennial History Book Committee

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Big River, Saskatchewan, Big River Centennial Committee: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H2142


1553830857 vi, 791 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Handsome red leatherette covered boards adorned with gilt lettering and illustration. Photo-illustrated endpapers. "The Centennial History Book Committee has tried to tell the complete story of our community and of our friends and neighbours." - from Introduction. Prior owner names atop title page, otherwise unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this... View more info

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Seventy Years Gone By - History of Heaton Moor and Brookland

By: Book Committee

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Alberta, Brookland Research Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 629A8986


99 pages. Index. Light wear. Light yellow stain affects lower corner of last two pages. Minor blemish to lower left corner of back cover. Binding sound. Nice copy. View more info

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Memory Lane, a Local History of Bredenbury and Districts, 1978

By: Bredenbury Senior Citizens, Bredenbury, Saskatchewan

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Bredenbury, Saskatchewan, Bredenbury Senior Citizens: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AC8945


0889250286 164 pages. Abundantly illustrated with black and white images reproduced from archival photos. Devotes chapters to family histories from the following communities: Bredenbury, Cut Arm, Perley, Glyndwr, Kensington Lake, Kinbrae, and Clumber. Gift greetings to upper corner inside front board, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Binding tight. An excellent copy. View more info

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Pioneer Days at Cecil Lake (British Columbia)

By: Byrnes, Slim

Price: $249.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 415C8527


64 pages. Undated. Circa 1955. "This story is written about the people of Cecil Lake as I knew them; as I met them on the old trails, worked with them; and grew up with them in this new country... Author came to Cecil Lake from Saskatchewan in 1928 when he was seventeen. He spent eight years on the Nelson Trail between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson, two of them with Henry McLeod, who contracted for the Hudson's Bay Co. He has spent most of the summers ho-boing a... View more info

Image for Chronicles of Canwood (Saskatchewan) and Districts: Sandy Lake, Stump Lake, Balsamdale, Silver Cliff, Dry Creek, Silent Call, Nestledown, Summit Prairie, Blue Heron, Moose Vallley, Sugar Hill, Moonbeam, Boro Green

Chronicles of Canwood (Saskatchewan) and Districts: Sandy Lake, Stump Lake, Balsamdale, Silver Cliff, Dry Creek, Silent Call, Nestledown, Summit Prairie, Blue Heron, Moose Vallley, Sugar Hill, Moonbeam, Boro Green

By: Canwood History Book Committee

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Canwood, Saskatchewan, Canwood History Book Committee: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 628A4992


0889251649 411 pages. Dozens of archival black and white illustrations. Chapters include: Map of Canwood - Districts #494; History of Village of Canwood; Family Histories; Ahtahkakoop - Sandy Lake Reserve; School Districts; Organizations; Churches; Sports and Businesses; Pictures of Interest. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Casorso Story - A Century of Social History in the Okanagan Valley

By: Casorso, Victor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Okanagan Falls, BC, Rima Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644C8596


188 pages plus index. "The centennial history of an immigrant family, telling how it settled into the Canada of the 1880s and the way it was able to contribute to the development of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. An entrancing account, written with humor and insight, about a very full century in Canada's important Okanagan region." - from back cover. Prior owner's details inside front cover. Above-average wear. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Through the Years in Douro (Peterborough County - Canada) 1822-1967

By: Centennial Committee of the Township of Douro

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Peterborough, ON, Canada, A.D. Newson Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801347


342 pages including index and many black and white photographs. "The years between 1822 and 1967 saw Canadian history in the making, not only in large cities and populated areas, but also in small rural communities such as Douro in Peterborough County. Herein are chronicled facts of historical importance in the area. There are also glimpses into the lives of many who served the township well during the generations. Some of these were very colourful folk indeed. ... View more info

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Atlin : the Story of British Columbia's Last Gold Rush (The Story Of British Columbia's Last Gold Rush)

By: Christine Frances Dickinson; Diane Solie Smith

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Atlin Historical Society: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C8530


0968019307 379 pages. Footnotes. Index. Glossary. Footnotes. Maps. Reproductions of many black and white archival photos. Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. Chapters include: Before Gold, Discovery on Pine Creek, The Trails to Atlin Creek, 1899 - The Boom Year, Bureaucrats and Bunglers - The Role of Government; The Placer Creeks, The Japanese Incident, Quest for a Mother Lode, The Political Scene, Commerce and Industry, Keeping the Peace, Men of... View more info

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The History of Kaleden (British Columbia)

By: Corbitt, H.W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Kaleden, British Columbia, The Kaleden Centennial Committee: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722C8567


61 pages. Appears to be circa 1958. Printed on glossy stock. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Moderate wear. Light pencil marginal markings. Binding tight. A sound copy of this informative local history. View more info

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Rural Municipality (R.M.) Of Willow Creek, No. (Number) 458 (Saskatchewan) Jubilee Year 1912-1962, Local History

By: Deck, Mrs. Jack; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, The Melfort Journal Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721G4608


96 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. An informative local history with content on the local hamlets of Brooksby, Fairy Glen, Gronlid, Lenvale and Thaxted Siding. The area was initially settled by a mix of British, Slavic, Hebrew and Scandinavian immigrants. Name corrected on page 83, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this wonderful local memento. View more info

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Our Legacy: History of Smoky Lake (Alberta) and Area - Family Histories of Mena and Women Who Pioneered This Area

By: Editorial Staff of the Smoky Lake and District Cultural and Heritage Society

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Smoky Lake, Alberta, Smoky Lake and District Cultural and Heritage Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H1867


B00442HI6O A beautiful copy of this massive local history. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Hundreds of excellent archival lack and white photos. The index of family histories contains over 500 entries! Your family will be grateful that you invested in this invaluable genealogical reference. xxii, 973 pages. View more info

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History of Muskoka

By: Fraser, (Capt.) L.[evi] R.

Price: $695.00

Publisher: Muskoka, Canada, Fraser, (Capt.) L[evi] R. (Self-Published): 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168G3730


152 pages. 25xm x 17.5cm. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Illustrated brown card covers. "Depicts the lives and work of the ordinary men and women who changed Muskoka from a wilderness to one of the foremost tourist resorts of America." - from Preface. Author spent over 60 years in Muskoka farming, steamboating, lumbering, and in municipal serviice. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this coveted Muskoka memento. View more info

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A Place Called Solina

By: Fraser, Marguerite

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ontario, Solina Community Library: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628G2720


361 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. "Relates the tales, legends and history of Solina, Ontario." - from Introduction. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart cover. A high-quality copy. View more info

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A History of Victoria (British Columbia) 1842-1970 - with Illustrations and Maps

By: Gregson, Harry

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., The Victoria Observer Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317C8556


246 pages. Index. Excellent black and white photographic plates. Signed by author upon title page. Prior owner's name and address upon verso of front free endpaper and atop title page. Moderate wear. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

Image for New Denver (British Columbia) - Eldorado of the Past: With Centennial Celebration Program 1858-1958

New Denver (British Columbia) - Eldorado of the Past: With Centennial Celebration Program 1858-1958

By: Harris, Nancy; Hawthorne, Frances: Editors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New Denver, British Columbia, Publisher Not Stated: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 317C8528


20 pages. Reprint of the 1946 first edition. Reproductions of many archival black and white photos. "The reminiscent stories and pictures of our diistrict herein make this a priceless souvenir." - from inside front cover. Topics include: New Denver in Olden Days, Eldorado Named, Poverty Flat, Hotels, Industries, Farms, Recreation, S.S. Wm. Hunter, Mines, Roads of the Community, Water, Lights and Electricity, Water, Parks, Bridges, Railways, Schools, Hospitals... View more info