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River Valley Development in Southern Ontario

By: Conference on River Valley Development in Southern Ontario

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario Department of Planning and Development: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722H3532

ISBN: B00YI0B8UE

Condition: Good


B00YI0B8UE 134 pages. Fold-out map of the Thames watershed. Numerous black and white photos. Printed on glossy stock. Presents papers and proceedings of the Conference on River Valley Development in Southern Ontario held at London, Ontario, October 13th and 14th, 1944. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. Bishop p.770. View more info

Image for Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, September (Sept.) 1948: Bob Lazear and His Herefords

Country Gentleman - America's Foremost Rural Magazine, September (Sept.) 1948: Bob Lazear and His Herefords

By: Constiner, Merle; Rodman, Howard; Ullman, Elwood

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2293

Condition: Good


164 pages. Features: Are we selling the livestock business short?; Bob Lazear and his herefords - Wyoming Hereford Ranch of Cheyenne - article with photos; Weatherproof haymaking; Better livestock in the making; Dairy farmers cut time and costs; Deans of the Delta - nice color-photo-illustrated article on the Homer and Ethel Dean family farm in the Mississippi delta; Seven barns in one; photo of mobile telephone being used by V.P. Shufflebarger of the John Jacobs Farms in the Salt River Valley of Arizona; and more. Ads: Oldsmobile; Hood boot ad with photo of Myron J. Laker of Wayland, MI; Te... View more info

One for sorrow, two for joy

By: Cook, Mary

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Deneau: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 72106653

ISBN: 0888791100

Condition: Very Good


0888791100 148 pages. Author's inscription and signature upon title page. Bookseller's rubber stamp inside front cover. Recaptures the bittersweet depression days in fifty short stories. The scene is a rural farm in the 1930s where the Hanneman family, with grace, good humour and affection, struggle to make ends meet. Author grew up during those years in the Ottawa River Valley as the youngest child in a warm, close-knit farm family. Some of the characters are real, some are not. While some stories are based on actual events, other come "mind-the-time" exchanges at family gather... View more info

Image for The Country Guide Magazine, April 1952 - Foot and Mouth Disease in Saskatchewan / The Ardills of Farrell Creek, B.C.

The Country Guide Magazine, April 1952 - Foot and Mouth Disease in Saskatchewan / The Ardills of Farrell Creek, B.C.

By: Cross, A.F.; Shaw, C.L.; Abel, P.M.; Erdman, R.L.; Fry, H.S.; Barnard, L.G.; Haycox, E.; Kummer, F A.; Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, The Public Press Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2950

Condition: Fair


102 pages. Great cover photo of boy writing love letter while sister looks on. Features; Nice GMC pickup truck ad; Nice half-page two-colour ad for the John Deere No. 5 mower; Nice ad for 1952 Ford cars; Foot and Mouth disease discovered at farm of Leonard Wass of McLean, Saskatchewan - a major threat to Canada's billion-dollar livestock industry; Green Leaves Falling (story); The perennial problem of soil losses from erosion; Farewell to the Years (storyy); Frontier Family - The Ardills of Farrell Creek, B.C. - photo-illustrated article; So You're Getting Power - article for farmers being c... View more info

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Canadian Bottle & Stoneware Collector, No. 8, April 1994 - Spring Issue

By: Culhane, Phil: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Bottle & Stoneware Collector: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4759

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. Features: Cover illustrations features Bell's Inks of Ottawa; "New" Bitters Claimed for Canada - Royal Italian Bitters, probably Canada's most beautiful bitters bottle; The Empress Fruit Jar; Digging Report - with photos; The Big Coca-Cola Dig - on the old Expo '86 site in Vancouver]; Canadian Glass Insulators - The Foster Brothers Glass Works, St. Johns, Canada East (1855-1880); Canadian Jar Talk - The American Nag Co. Porcelain Lined; The Beaver Soda Water Works; Black Glass in 18th Century Europe; C. Gates, Son & Company Limited Middleton, Nova Scotia - One of Canada's Ol... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, May 1952 - Are Our Farms Getting Too Big?

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, May 1952 - Are Our Farms Getting Too Big?

By: Cunningham, William; Ratigan, William; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2253

Condition: Good


156 pages. Features: Are our farms getting too big?; Less feed, higher profits; Raising pigs on synthetic sow's milk; Big-damn foolishness; Foru Jobs for one fan; You can build this nonstop grain dryer; They've shortened haymaking; Insecticide guide; Outdoor egg factory; Weary Willie (fiction); Gangway for Tomorrow (part 4 of 5). Ads: Simplicity tractor; Seabrook Farms of southern New Jersey, the world's largest vegetable farm and freezing plant, is featured in a Champion spark plug ad; Buick; B.F. Goodrich ad features nice color photos of Garling Farms near Harlingen, Texas with Forrest Gar... View more info

At The Forks Of The Grand, Volume II

By: D.A. Smith

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Paris Public Library Board: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G1237

ISBN: 0969124511

Condition: Fair


0969124511 330 pages. Author's second volume of articles on the history of Paris, Ontario and district. Includes such interesting topics as: Street Walkers; Medicinal Quackery; Paris Constabulary 1852-87; Rowdyism; Prohibition; Bad Language 1881-1910; The Grand Valley Railway; and dozens more. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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One Hundred Spirited Years : A History of Cumberland 1888-1988

By: D.E. Isenor; E.G. Stephens; D.E. Watson

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Campbell River, BC, Canada, Ptarmigan Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306628

ISBN: 0919537022

Condition: Good


0919537022 272 pages. Bibliography. Index. Relates the first century of the history of Cumberland , British Columbia, a town on Vancouver Island founded upon a Dunsmuir coal mine. Brimming with black and white reproductions of archival photographs, this volume will fascinate readers for hours with its incredible variety of historical information. Clean and unmarked with light wear. From a smoking home. Hale & Barman 441. View more info

Image for Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, November 26, 1949 - Sir Louis Stirling / Canada's Family Allowances Act (Baby Bonus)

Collier's - The National Weekly Magazine, November 26, 1949 - Sir Louis Stirling / Canada's Family Allowances Act (Baby Bonus)

By: Dabney, Birginius; Yahraes, Herbert and Dixie; Gehman, Richard B.; Howley, Brig. Gen. Frank; Small, Collie; Davidson, Bill; Wallace, Francis; Coons, Hannibal; Jones, Nard; Krauss, William A.; Atkinson, B.M. Jr.; Mankiewicz, Don; Pearce, Dick

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Springfield, IL, U.S.A., The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 534G1557

Condition: Good


86 pages. Articles: Prohibition's Ghost Walks Again; You'd Never Know Our Daughter is an Epileptic - Dixie Lou Yahraes; Knight from Orchard Street - Sir Louis Stirling, Britain's multimillionaire industrialist; My 4-Year War with the Reds (part 4 of 5); Babies Mean Money in the Bank - Canada's Familiy Allowances Act (Baby Bonus); Are Football Coaches Worms?. Fiction: The Big Minnie; Westward to Chadley; Miss Strawberry and the Sergeant; Blake's Thanksgiving; The Man Who Had Influence; Valley of the Tyrant (part 3 of 4). Includes these nice ads: Nash Airflyte cars; Motorola television; Borde... View more info

Canadian Geographic Journal - July, 1933 - Volume XVII, No. 1

By: Dallyn, Gordon M.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Montreal, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604090

Condition: Good


Features include: Spectacular Frobisher Bay; Orchids of the Gatineau Valley; Tidal Effects Upon the Ocean Floor; The Annual Eastern Arctic Patrol; Saving the World's Rarest Animals; Lake Shore Gold Mine. Abundant black and white photography. Musty. Average wear. View more info

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Egypt - The Cradle of Ancient Masonry

By: De Clifford, Norman Frederick

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Lincoln Junior High School: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142A9606

Condition: Good


(20), 644 pages. Index. Twenty-six black and white photographic plates. 12" x 9.5" x 2.5". Leather binding. "Comprising a history of Egypt, with a comprehensive and authentic account of the antiquity of masonry resulting from many years of personal investigation and exhaustive research in India, Persia, Syria and the Valley of the Nile." - from title page. After first receiving the Light in India, the author was moved to "investigate, to the fullest extent, the meaning and purport of the numerous hieroglyphic inscriptions, symbols and characters found upon the anc... View more info

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Pemberton - the History of a Settlement

By: Decker, Frances; Fougberg, Margaret; Ronayne, Mary

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Pemberton, BC, Pemberton Pioneer Women: 1978

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 711C5011

Condition: Good


348 pages including index and select bibliography and photo gallery. Topics include: the native people, the Lillooets, and their first known contacts with Europeans; Hurrying miners of the Gold Rush; isolated pioneer farmers; the eventual dyking and drainage of the valley which resulted, finally, in a road to Vancouver. Text is graced with many historical black and white photos. Moderate wear and soiling. Unmarked. Tight and sqaure. A quality copy. View more info

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Okanagan Harvest: Favorite (Favourite) Fruit and Vegetable Recipes

By: Delver and Weston: Editors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, DVA: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 755C9921

ISBN: 0969341105

Condition: Good


0969341105 197 pages plus index. Colour photos. Produced by the Downtown Vernon (B.C.) Association Cookbook Committee... "this collection of recipes is a co-operative venture by a number of local citizens who wish to share their culinary achievements, utilizing the pride of our valley - the Okanagan harvest." - from Mayor's Dedication. Average wear and soiling. Few markings. A sound working copy. View more info

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Voice of the Salmon River - Poetry of the Sayward Valley 1941 to 1950

By: Dickson, Ruth (Signed)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Self Published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231G1799

Condition: Good


57 pages. Black and white illustrations. Signed by author upon title page otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Nice Vancouver Island poetry. A quality copy. View more info

Northland echoes

By: Doris Neeley Haralson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Sunrise Printing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 46400112

ISBN: 0969080301

Condition: Very Good


0969080301 229 pages plus bibliography. Follows a strictly-based, educated Wyoming girl through the sweep of sparsely-homesteaded northern Alberta to cross the Rockies and pause for a time of heart-ache and new beginnings in British Columbia's Robson Valley, before moving on to the awesome landscape of Canada's arctic. Includes black and white illustrations. "She was a young school teacher, and he was a homesteader with sawmilling in his blood. When he asked her to marry him, she never dreamed of the places they would go, or the situations she would find herself in. but it wouldn't h... View more info

Image for Salute Magazine, Feb. (February) 1947, Vol. 2, No. 2 - Palestine's Underground

Salute Magazine, Feb. (February) 1947, Vol. 2, No. 2 - Palestine's Underground

By: Dorsey, G.; La Valley, M.; Cosgrove, R.; Sweett, F.; Dugan, J.; Perl, A.; Kramer, D.; Engel, L.; Jacobs, B.; Anderson, D.; Stern, P.; Ellis, R.; Kammerman, E.; Flannery, T.; Fields, Jack; Russell, J.; Pifer, C.; Hardy, J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Vet Publishers, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3958

Condition: Good


50 pages. Linda Darnell cover photo. Short Stories: The Night; Silent Trumpet; Weep for Me My Darling. Articles: Will You Get a New Car in 1947? - photo-illustrated article discusses high prices and lack of supply; There's Still an Underground - Photo-illustrated article on Zionist guerillas combatting the British in Palestine; Young Vets and Their Old Guard; Some Wrestlers are Gentlemen - article and photos on Jumping Joe Savoldi; No More Athlete's Foot; Nick the Greek - America's biggest gambler hasn't had a hot night in New York since he made the late Arnold Rothstein quit; ; Behind the ... View more info

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Cowichan My Valley

By: Dougan, R.I.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Cobble Hill, BC, Canada, Self-Publiished: 1973

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 318C7074

Condition: Fair


284 pages. Dozens of wonderful archival black and white photos. Fold-out map inside back cover. "Born at Cobble Hill in 1878, Mr. Dougan began writing stories of his boyhood and other incidents of early pioneer days in 1947 and for more than twenty years his articles appeared regularly in the Cowichan Leader... In the following pages he will take you back through these wonderful years to the beginnings of settlement in the Cowichan Valley and other areas on Vancouver Island." - from Introduction. Somewhat above-average wear. Gift greetings atop title page. Binding intact. A wort... View more info

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The Upper Stalo Indians of the Fraser River of B.C.: Anthropology in British Columbia Memoir No. 1

By: Duff, Wilson

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737G1271

Condition: Good


136 pages. Bibliography. Black and white plates. Figures. Maps. Tables. Covers: History, Material Culture, The Food Quest, Social Organization; Concepts of the Supernatural; The Sxwaixwe Mask; Pastimes and Diversions; Calendar; and Miscellaneous Beliefs. Includes census of Fraser Valley Indians, 1839, comparison of Stalo tribal names and list of phonology employed. Light pencil underlining to contents. Average wear Binding intact. A sound copy. 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 still living and a legacy for future generations. In it is a combination of the British way of life depicted by those very early... View more info

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Duncan (B.C. / British Columbia) and the Cowichan Valley Including Chemainus and Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island - Promotional Booklet

By: Duncan Chamber of Commerce

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Duncan, B.C., Duncan Chamber of Commerce / Cowichan Leader: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H1159

Condition: Good


Oblong 6" x 9". Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos highlighting the many family amenities and successful businesses of the area. Undated but appears to be circa 1954. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy of this wonderful Cowichan memento. View more info