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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

ISBN: 0969172400

Condition: Good


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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At The Foot of the Hill (Cobble Hill History)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Mill Bay, BC, Canada, Self Published: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 121H3469

ISBN: B01M08SLTV

Condition: Good


B01M08SLTV Signed with "Best Wishes" by author upon title page. Printed in 1982. 157 pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. A compilation of the history of Cobble Hill, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island. Includes information on many families including the Blakes, Copleys, Dougans, Eatons, Gravells and Hawkins, to name a few. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. [Hale & Barman 284] View more info

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Sooke: Past and Present

By: Acreman, Mrs. A., Mrs. G. DeRoche, Mrs. O. Forrest and Mrs. S. Martin

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Sooke, BC, Canada, Sooke and North Sooke Women's Institute: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715H3296

ISBN: B004GVWN0E

Condition: Good


B004GVWN0E 68 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. An engaging history of this Vancouver Island community. Gift greetings atop half-title page. Moderate wear. A sound copy. [Hale & Barman 1019] 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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0889253730

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0969139004

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 1553830857

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0889250286

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0889251649

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Fine


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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From Broadaxe to Clay Chinking

By: Chamberland, June A.; Sedgwick, J. Kent

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Canada, CNCP: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 218H3057

ISBN: 0921087330

Condition: Fine


0921087330 xxiv, 464 pages. Index. Three colour fold-out maps. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Stories about the pioneers in and around the Prince George, British Columbia, area. Includes introduction to log house building and introduction to early agricultural settlement in the Prince George area. "A who's who of the pioneer families that settled in the Prince George area. Based upon five years of research and over ... 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

ISBN: 0968019307

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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Springfield: 1st rural municipality in Manitoba, 1873-1973

By: Dugald Women's Institute

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dugald, Manitoba, Dugald Women's Institute: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872H3276

ISBN: 0919212409

Condition: Good


0919212409 viii, 528 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Several fold-out reproductions of historic maps indicating local landowners. Map endpapers. Intended to "preserve our past by recording the delights and sorrows of those who passed this way. We have attempted to publish accounts to preserve the personalities of this multicultural community. It is hoped the book will be a source of reminiscence for those stil... View more info

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A town called Chase

By: Dunn, Joyce

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Theytus Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664H3630

ISBN: 0919441270

Condition: Very Good


0919441270 383 pages. Bibliography. Index. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Maps. "The first comprehensive local history of this interesting B.C. community. Captures the character of those who made Chase what it is today, particularly the fascinating story of Whitfield Chase, part-time Canadian, part-time American." - dust jacket. Bookplate remnant upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. D... View more info