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Image for Sintaluta 1880-1984 / Tales of the Red Fox: Assiniboine Reserve, Town of Sintaluta, Districts of Allindale, Durham, Blackwood, Red Fox, and Spring Coulee

Sintaluta 1880-1984 / Tales of the Red Fox: Assiniboine Reserve, Town of Sintaluta, Districts of Allindale, Durham, Blackwood, Red Fox, and Spring Coulee

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Sintaluta, Saskatchewan, Sintaluta & District History Book Committee: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16703258

ISBN: 0889254982

Condition: Very Good


0889254982 846 pages. The story of those people who at one time or another lived in Sintaluta and its districts, thereby contributing to its history from the early days to the present. Black and white illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Very large multi-page fold-out at page 116 documents tombstones in the Sintaluta cemetery. This fold out bears a closed tear and handwritten instructions for how to open it. No other markings. Light wear overall. Illustrated red boards. Half-inch notch to back edge of spine three inches from foot of spine. A quality copy. View more info

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Glimpses of Osgoode (Ontario, Canada) Township: 150 Years, 1827-1977

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Vernon, Ontario, Osgoode Township Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9574

ISBN: B00U86BZ82

Condition: Good


B00U86BZ82 52 pages. Loaded with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos supplemented with informative text. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this informative local history. View more info

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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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Homesteaders & Homemakers A history of Elton Municipality

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Canada, The Elton Historical Committee under the Direction of Garth Stouffer: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872H3781

ISBN: B002KASN20

Condition: Fair


B002KASN20 549 pages. 8vo. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Contents include churches, schools, villages, organizations, sports, land ownership records and past council members, but focus primarily on the histories of local families with over 300 pages devoted to them. Former library copy with average wear and usual markings. A sound reference copy of this wonderful genealogical reference. Hackett [2] 218. View more info

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Pioneers Who Blazed the Trail: Local History of High Prairie, Alberta

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: High Prairie, Alberta, Centennial Book Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648H3831

ISBN: B002CZUF0Q

Condition: Good


B002CZUF0Q 320 pages. Index to family stories. Black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. Includes many family and personal histories, and more. "There are few living now who can recall travelling the winter freight trails over frozen rivers and lakes or crossing the hundred mile long Great Barrier of muskegs, swamps, bridgeless rivers and creeks between Athabasca Landing and Sawridge, on Lesser Slave Lake, during the summer season to look for locations on which to build homes. In this raw, wild land, winters were too long and too cold; summers with hordes of mosquito... View more info

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Reflections of West Wawanosh

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Natural Heritage Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4017

ISBN: 1896219195

Condition: Fine


1896219195 683 pages. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. A history of settlement in this district. Wonderful endpaper photo of a local barn-raising scene. Laminated two-sided map of local real estate parcels and their owners laid-in. Brown boards adorned in gilt. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. A beautiful copy of this marvelous local history.. View more info

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Port Stanley: Musings & Memories

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Port Stanley, Ontario, Nan-Sea Publication: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4178

ISBN: B004RM4SH8

Condition: Very Good


B004RM4SH8 A history of this Ontario community on the north shore of Lake Erie. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bound in chocolate brown cloth lettered in gilt. Gift greetings inside front board otherwise book clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Average wear to illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this highly-informative Ontario local history. View more info

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Old & new furrows: The story of Rosthern

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Rosthern Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4288

ISBN: 0919213073

Condition: Very Good


0919213073 xi, 694 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos of local scenes and residents. Prior owner's name and date upon front free endpaper, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Light wear to red illustrated cloth-covered boards. A quality copy of this very informative Saskatchewan local history and genealogical reference. Arora 3625. View more info

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Piapot Prairie Trails

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Piapot Saskatchewan, Piapot History Group: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4396

ISBN: 0889250669

Condition: Very Good


0889250669 vi, 784 pages. Index of family names. Generously illustrated with reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. Map endpapers indicate local landowners circa 1922. Covers the history of the following Saskatchewan districts: Piapot, Beaver Dam, Black Hills and Kealey Springs, Cambrai, Cardell, Carnagh, Caswell, Crane Lake, Edgell, Last Chance, Lynn Grove, Manville, Mitchener, Moorhead, North Ridge, Petain, Prairie Star, Sidewood, Skibbereen, Skull Creek, Star Butte, Stillwater, Stony Knoll, and Wapashoe. Blank bookplate upon verso of front free endpaper otherwise c... View more info

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As the Wheels Turn. a History of Rosalind, Kelsey and Districts (Alberta, Canada).

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Rosalind, Alberta, Rosalind And District History Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4380

ISBN: B002CZWQHG

Condition: Fair


B002CZWQHG viii, 591 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Maps. Index of family names. Listing of names at rest in the Melville Cemetery. "We hope this book will be both interesting and valuable to those who carry on in this community. We hope that through the glimpse into the past which this book provides, we may be made appreciative of the rich legacyy left to us by those who toiled long and hard and suffered much. We are also proud to have been able to include a tribute to those who served in the armed services." - Preface. Boun... View more info

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The Hills of Home

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Aden, Alberta, Not Avail: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 137H4490

ISBN: 1550569503

Condition: Fine


1550569503 xiv, 846 pages. Index of names. Laid-in is a 15.5" x 19.5" Homesteader Map which indicates hundreds of early landowners in the district. Local history of Aden, Alberta and vicinity, located on the Montana border southeast of Lethbridge. Includes a wealth of informative biographies of area residents. Handsome forest green leatherette boards brighly adorned with gilt. The first edition, published in 1975, was only 220 pages. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy of this interesting local history and superb genealogical reference. View more info

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By River and Trail: The History of Waskatenau and Districts (Volume 1)

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Waskatenau, Waskatenau and Districts Historical Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4498

ISBN: 0886330084

Condition: Good


0886330084 PLEASE NOTE: We are offering Volume I only. 669 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white maps and reproductions of archival photos and documents. Colour photo endpapers. Presents the history of Waskatenau, Alberta and districts, plus numerous biographies of local personages, more of which are located in Volume 2 which we are not offering. Unmarked with average wear to scarlet boards adorned with gilt. Binding intact. A sound copy of this large and impressive local history and genealogical reference. View more info

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Almonte [Ontario] Faces and Places 1880-1980

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Almonte, ON, Corporation of the Town of Almonte: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 125H4645

ISBN: B00I0BVX3O

Condition: Good


B00I0BVX3O 94 pages. A Centennial review of the history of this fine Ottawa Valley community. Black and white reproductions of archival photos and documents. Includes ads for local businesses. View more info

Image for OMEMEE: Mississauga Camp Site to Ontario Village

OMEMEE: Mississauga Camp Site to Ontario Village

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario, A. D. Newson Co. Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4711

ISBN: B004KT8Y2S

Condition: Good


B004KT8Y2S xii, 336 pp. Printed upon glossy stock. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Index. Map endpapers. Publisher's dark blue cloth attractively illustrated and lettered in silver. "A record of the development of the village. Topics include: Early Settlers, Old Houses, Shops and Shopkeepers, The School, The Churches, Public Houses, Medical Doctors, Industries, Sports and Entertainment, Municipal Government, and Local Minstrelsy - including three poems by Miss Mary Jane Morton." - dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Mo... View more info

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Prince Rupert: An Illustrated history

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Prince Rupert, BC, Prince Rupert City & Regional Archives Society: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715H4749

ISBN: 0986524107

Condition: Very Good


0986524107 184 pages. "A captivating collection of 600 photographs that document over 100 years of the history of Prince Rupert, British Columbia and surrounding area." - dust jacket. Front free endpaper removed, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this attractively presented local history. Oblong 32 x 24cm. View more info

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Prince Albert: The First Century 1866-1966

By: Abrams, Gary

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, Modern Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H4496

ISBN: B00B18WE7M

Condition: Fair


B00B18WE7M 389 pages. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Maps. Book unmarked with average wear and moderate spine lean. Lacking front free endpaper and half-title. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy of this informative northern Saskatchewan local history. 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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Earnest Minded Men : an Account of Local Government in the County of Vermilion River

By: Allen Ronaghan

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Kitscoty, Alberta, County of Vermilion River: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722H4716

ISBN: B002LLM80G

Condition: Good


B002LLM80G 648 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The reader of these pages can take his/her pick of any of 117 school districts, ten local improvement districts, six nine-township municipalities, one large school division, two large municipal administrations and one county. When it is remembered that each of these required a Board or a Council, that elections were held each year and that a period of 68 years is involved, it will be seen that the number of 'earnest-minded men - and women - who served their fellow... View more info

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Pictorial Album of Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka, A Companion to "Where the Prairie Meets the Hills"

By: Anderson, Elbe

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Veteran, Alberta, Veteran Historical Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4272

ISBN: 088925110X

Condition: Very Good


088925110X viii, 272 pages. Index. Photo index. Photo endpapers. Includes approximately fifty familiy histories and over one thousand black and white reproductions of archival photos. "We believed that pictures are a better way to preserve local lore than the printed word so have compiled this Album for all who are interested in Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka, past, present and future." - Introduction. Clean and unmarked with light wear to illustrated pistachio green cloth-covered boards. Tight and square. A nice copy of this valuable local history and genealogical reference. ... View more info