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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 places of Saskatchewan. Only the faintest traces of wear. Unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. 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 accommodation, renewal or separation. In so doing, it provides a crucial definition of "English Canada" today. Very lig... 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 illustrations of Colville's sketches, drawings, coin designs, paintings and serigraphs." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and... 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, light, and meaning." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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David Milne

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C5842

ISBN: 0888947402

Condition: Fair


0888947402 223 pages. Index. Notes to plates. Notes to essays. Chronology. "Over 140 full-ages illustrations - the majority in colour - document the full scope of Milne's painting career. The many accompanying excerpts from Milne's letters and unpublished papers give further insight into the mind of this extraordinary Canadian artist." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. 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 throughout. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. 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

Service above Self : 75 Years of Rotary Service to The Nanaimo Community

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105370

ISBN: 092022508X

Condition: Very Good


092022508X 118 pages. Portrays the spirit of the club and the excellent work which has been achieved over its first 75 years. Abundantly illustrated with many wonderful historical black and white pictures of Nanaimo and its Rotary members. View more info

Maritime Country Diary - The Travellers' Guide to Country Fairs & Towns

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Canada, Centennial College Press/Nelson Canada Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71205898

ISBN: 0176014985

Condition: Very Good


0176014985 122 pages including index. Welcome to the Maritimes! Leads the way to interesting events, activities, and places throughout Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick. Over 250 country fairs and festivals are described. There are clambakes, dory races, labster feasts, craft shows, antique sales, horse shows, old-style fiddling and step dancing competitions, Highland celebrations, and more. You'll find many reasons to visit the Maritimes in this book. So, when the sand, sea, and sunshine of the Maritimes beckon, let the book be your guide. View more info

Canadian Energy Supply and Demand 1990-2010

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Minister of Supply and Services Canada: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71206144

ISBN: 0662189566

Condition: Good


0662189566 472 pages. Name atop front cover. Average soiling, yellowing and wear to card covers. Some tearing at foot of spine. A detailed estimate of Canadian energy consumption and production between 1990 and 2010. Chapter titles include: Outlook for oil prices and Canadian economic performance; Natural Gas and Electricity Prices; Energy Demand; Electricity; Natural Gas; Crude Oil and Equivalent; Natural Gas Liquids; Coal; Sources and Uses of Electricity; Environmental Implications; and Conclusions. View more info

Missing Pieces: An Alternative Guide to Canadian Post-Secondary Education

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Ctr for Policy: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407024

ISBN: 0886272084

Condition: Very Good


0886272084 202 pages. Family income, income equality, wages, employment, unemployment, work time, working conditions, poverty, social programs, taxes, and more. "A Careful documentation of two decades of bad policy and poor economic performance. Required reading for all policy commentators." - Mike McCracken, Chair-Infometrica. Staple puncture to front cover and first three leaves. Minimal wear. 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

The Top Secret Tory Handbook - What Every New MP Must Know, and What Every Canadian Should Know

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Lester & Orpen Dennys, Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71407853

ISBN: 0886190665

Condition: Good


0886190665 138 pages. Pokes fun at the PC party of the 1980s. "...describes the Tory style - that Great Blue Rinse which will wash the country clean - which we trust will rule in Ottawa will into the 90s." - "Deep Chin" September 1984. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Occasional illustrations. 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

Still Soaring

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Brandywine Enterprises Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72500715

ISBN: 0921180004

Condition: Fair


0921180004 150 pages. Author's signature upon title page. Follows her previous bestsellers with this delightful collection of funny, sad, and fascinating stories filled with "Holmes-spun philosophy." At 90, as Canada's oldest broadcaster, she still regularly presents her lively stories on CBC radio. Recounts more memorable incidents from her early life, her pioneer days, and her eventful years in the city. Prior owner's name atop half-title page else unmarked. Above averate wear. Binding intact. Very good reading copy. View more info