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Image for Frontier Times Magazine - Non-Fiction, November (Nov.) 1966: Clay Allison - Cowboy and Gunfighter

Frontier Times Magazine - Non-Fiction, November (Nov.) 1966: Clay Allison - Cowboy and Gunfighter

By: Gipson, Fred; Thorp, Raymond W.; Lyon, Howard E.; Ball, Eve; Parrish, Joe K.; Schoenberger, Dale; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Western: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823H2387

Condition: Good


72 pages. Many black and white reproductions of fascinating archival photos. Features: Robert Clay Allison (The Wild Wolf) - the cowboy gunfighter born near Waynesboro in Wayne County, Tennessee; The Early Cattle Trails - Three Mountain Road, Wilderness Road and Bay State Cowpath were forerunners of the Longhorn highways; Dakota Mail Riflers and Special Agent John B. Furay; A Hallway in Hades - Quicksilver/Mercury discovery on a section of land owned by Howard E. Perry east of Terlingua, a hamlet of jacals in the Big Bend in Brewster County, Texas; A Man the Earth Talked To - Senator John He... View more info

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Take it Easy: Chuck Girard Songbook

By: Girard, Chuck

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Dunamis: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232A4916

Condition: Fair


Includes the songs from the albums Take It Easy & Written On The Wind with piano music, guitar chords and lyrics. Songs include: Take a Hand; Love is Alive; Little People; Full Immersion Ocean Water Baptism by the Sea; Without Your Love; Our Lives are in your Hands; His Word is Still His Promise; Song for a Christian Wedding; Wings of Mercy; All I want; Spirit Wind; Mary's Song; Thank-you Lord; Plain Ol' Joe; Harvest Time; Fool for Jesus; Hear the Angels Sing; Peace in the Valley; The Warrior. Nice colour centerfold with photos of Chuck. Prior owner's name atop table of contents else unmark... View more info

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Pioneer Days of Port Renfrew

By: Godman, Josephine; edited by T. W. Paterson

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Privately printed: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H1152

ISBN: B003AD8KE2

Condition: Good


B003AD8KE2 Signed by author and editor upon title page. This special copy from the collection of B.C. author Lillian Gustafson, who has signed and dated top of title page. 64 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "A collection of pioneer tales concerned with settlement in the 1880s and 1890s when the provincial government offered land grants in the densely wooded but fertile San Juan Valley. Selectively records aspects of settler's lives and early industry, frequently noting the bitter consequences of the government's false promises to farmer and entrepreneur alike.... View more info

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Golden Memories - Local History of Golden, British Columbia

By: Golden Memories Book Committee

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Golden, British Columbia, Golden and District Historical Society: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 137H4273

Condition: Very Good


314 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "While still respectfully honouring the pioneers this (second edition) pays tribute to their sons, daughters and even younger descendants and also newcomers to the Valley whose interest in their historical baackground has been aroused." - Dedication. Calligraphic hand-written presentation inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this informative local history and genealogical reference. HALE & BARMAN 483. View more info

Memories of the Alberni Valley

By: Goodall, Trevor (Signed)

Price: $59.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75403718

Condition: Fair


153 pages. An enjoyable encounter with the past. Author's signature and date upon title page. "Goodall lived in the Alberni Valley for virtually all of his 78 years. Imbued with the work ethic, he had dropped out of school after Grade three and worked as a 'farm boy', a logger, gardener, landscape artist, road builder, crafter of superb cedar shakes and campsite superintendent. He had passed 50 when he discovered a talent for painting; today his works hang not only in art galleries but private homes and the plush board rooms of major forest companies." - from Preface by Stuart Kea... View more info

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In the Picturesque Shenandoah Valley

By: Gordon, Armistead C.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, Garrett & Massie: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116H0338

ISBN: B001OJCGEY

Condition: Good


B001OJCGEY 201 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Color frontispiece illustration. Map endpapers. A proudly written series of sketches, narratives, descriptions and short biographies from this region. Moderate wear to book which is clean and unmarked. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in mylar. A sound copy of this pleasing work. View more info

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Ranching: Ranching in Western Canada

By: Gould, Ed

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217C7317

Condition: Very Good


168 pages. Index. Bibliography. Handsome colour illustrated boards. "...Extends back to the earliest days when Norsemen landed the first domestic animals on the North American continent at Nova Scotia... The story of the big historic spreads: Bar U, Oxley, Matador, Empire Valley, Douglas Lake, Hitchcock, Chilco, Gang, '76', McIntyre, Bow River Horse Ranche, 100 Mile, and many more throughout the 'northwest territories' and what is now British Columbia." Contains about 300 photos, many from private collections. Light wear. Pages yellowed with age. Binding tight. A nice copy of ... View more info

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Scottish Field Magazine, April 1998 - Spring Fishing Special

By: Gowans, Alastair; Allan, Keith; Roebuck, Gus; Harper, Jennifer; Harris, Stewart; Rham, CarolineMackenzie, Archie

Price: $69.95

Publisher: UK, Scottish Field: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2674

Condition: Good


104 pages. Features: Fishing supplement; Dornoch; Fishing Kenya's Pemba Valley Channel; Fishing the River Traun in Austria... one day; Gus Roebuck and his antique shop in Lanark; Stewart Harris - Bagpipemaker; Journeying into Moidart and the lands of Clanranald; Parrot Fashion; Does the wind hold the key to Scotland's power needs?; Visit to Helensburgh; Rugby player Doddie Weir; Kinfauns Castle banquet; Dr. Steven Johre; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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The West - True Stories of the Old West: February 1970

By: Grayson, Milt: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Maverick Publications Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 824C5975

Condition: Fair


74 pages. Features: Lincoln's Friend, Sculptress Vinnie Ream; Death in Pleasant Valley - Ed Tewskbury; The Saga of Governor Lew Wallace; Jedediah's Jinxed Journey - Jedediah Smith; Of Big Brave Bulls and Gentle Cows; No Wood for a Casket; Mountain Man Capitalist - Richens Lacy "Uncle Dick" Wootton; Another Pioneer - George Washington Bush; Five Swindlers Caught Triple Trouble - J. Frank Norfleet; Pocahontas of the Southwest; Christopher Columbus - Just a Tourist? Average wear. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Great Willamette Valley of Oregon - Vintage Promotional Brochure

By: Greater Willamette Valley Association, Inc.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Corvallis, OR, Greater Willamette Valley Association, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 652H2379

Condition: Good


Six-panel, two-sided, two-color promotional brochure, apparently intended to attract new residents to this "ideal homeland." Measures 24" x 9" when unfolded. Undated but appears to be circa 1935. Printed at a time when Eugene, Portland and Corvallis had populations of only 23,000, 327,000, and 9,500 respectively. Quite informative. Many black and white photos of local sites and activities. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A very nice vintage item. View more info

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Canadian Magazine, December 16, 1972

By: Grescoe, Paul; McRae, Earl; Young, Sybil; King, Paul; Sagi, Douglas; Grant, Maggie; Alderman, Tom

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Toronto Daily Star: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0856

Condition: Good


44 pages. Features: Students successful in conserving the Dundas Valley in Ancaster, Ontario win the "Rosie" Award; Zany horrors from the Grey Cup; Nancy Greene is featured in a colour photo Mars Bar ad; Editorial cartoonist Paul Szeb was nobody in Hamilton but they love him in Boston; Nice half-page colour photo ad for Ford's 1973 pickups; Nice two-page colour fashion photo feature; What can you say to a man who may kill you? - part II of The Doomsday Flight - Paul Joseph Cini hijacked an Air Canada DC-8 bound for Toronto from Calgary; The Wally Wagon - built by UBC Engineering stude... View more info

Image for Memories of the Chemainus Valley: A history of people : Saltair. Chemainus, Westholme, Crofton, Thetis, Kuper and Reid Islands

Memories of the Chemainus Valley: A history of people : Saltair. Chemainus, Westholme, Crofton, Thetis, Kuper and Reid Islands

By: Gustafson, Lillian (compiled by) edited By Gordon Elliott

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Chemainus Valley Historical Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A4679

ISBN: 0969082606

Condition: Good


0969082606 389 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Map endpapers. Gift greetings upon half-title page else unmarked. Moderate wear to book. Binding sound. Dust jacket heavily worn. View more info

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The Kettle Valley and Its Railways

By: Hal Riegger

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Pacific Fast Mail: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3178

ISBN: 0915713047

Condition: Fair


0915713047 Please note: Former library copy with usual markings and above-average wear. Not pretty, but a worthy reading copy. A pictorial history of rail development in southern British Columbia and the building of the Kettle Valley Railway. 288 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with photos. Binding intact. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. View more info

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Potlatch and Totem and the Recollections of an Indian Agent

By: Halliday, William May (W.M.)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738G1656

Condition: Fair


240 pages. Thirty excellent sepia-toned photographic plates. Description of life in northern Vancouver Island by a pioneer of Kingcome Valley. Part 1, The potlatch (reconstruction of a typical potlatch); part 2, Recollections of an Indian agent. Interesting large newspaper clipping from 1972 laid-in describes 'The Crime of Indian-Giving - Kwakiutl fight for return of seized potlatch riches'. Heavy fading to backstrip but lettering still clearly legible. Lower right quadrant of front board faded. Short openings to top of backstrip. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. ... View more info

Image for TRAILS OF THE PIONEERS Records, Accounts, Historical Studies,data, Reports, Letters of the Section of Manitoba...

TRAILS OF THE PIONEERS Records, Accounts, Historical Studies,data, Reports, Letters of the Section of Manitoba...

By: Hambley, G. H.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Altona, Manitoba, D.W. Friesen: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648H3805

ISBN: B00134P43K

Condition: Very Good


B00134P43K 295 pages. 8vo. Black and white photographic plates. 100 Year Red River Chronology. Map endpapers. "Records, accounts, historical studies, data, reports, letters of the section of Manitoba, Canada lying southwest of Winnipeg in the Red River Valley and centered on the town of Roland, Manitoba." - subtitle. "Accompany me as we look around this wide, level stretch of the Red River Valley of Manitoba, and meet the people, see the places, talk with second, third or even fourth generations of the families living here. In some cases we will enter the homes of these peopl... View more info

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The Lost Valley

By: Havdale, Daisy (Signed)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Daisy Havdale: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3055

ISBN: 0973586117

Condition: Very Good


0973586117 Signed by author upon title page. 182 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "A true account of what happened from the time B.C. Hydro (the 'Gestapo' of B.C.) began running over us. I kept a detailed diary in which I wrote accurate accounts of events." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Tsoqalem: A weird Indian tale of the Cowichan monster : a ballad

By: Haweis, Lionel

Price: $895.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Citizen Printing & Pub: 1918

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 731H1153

ISBN: B00088GFMQ

Condition: Fair


B00088GFMQ Signed and inscribed by author, dated 1918, atop first blank leaf. 66 pages. Accepted by the Royal Society of Canada as part of their Proceedings, 1918. "Tsoqalem, according to the Indians, was a real historic character, a member of the Cowichan tribe, a Vancouver Island division of that linguistic group of the Salish stock known to us under the term Halkomalem, whose habitat is and was the Lower Fraser Valley. How far the incidents of this story are literally true it is now impossible to say, as myth and fact are inextricably woven together in it; but there can be little dou... View more info

Image for Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, January 20, 1947: Cover Photo of General George Marshall

Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, January 20, 1947: Cover Photo of General George Marshall

By: Hazlitt, Henry; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3316

Condition: Fair


100 pages. Features: Nice color Nash car ad inside front cover; Up from the Ranks - two-page Bell Telephone ad features photos of 17 Presidents of their operating telephone companies; Classy color Dodge ad features red car and snowman; Borden's ad features Elsie the Cow; Claude Pepper; Kenneth Romney; GI Wives "Living in Squalor"; Very classy color ad for Monnet Cognac; Observations on General Marshall; Europe - cold hands and empty plates; Nice one-page illustrated ad for Northwest Orient Airlines; Exploded truce in Palestine - bombing at Haifa police station; Russia acts for Spitsbe... View more info

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A Mouse in My Pocket

By: Hedley Everard

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Picton, Ontario, Valley Floatplane Services: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 661H3435

ISBN: 0969333404

Condition: Good


0969333404 Signed, without inscription, by author beneath his frontispiece colour portrait. Affixed to dedication page is a handwritten note to prior owner on the letterhead of prominent Canadian aviation author Larry Milberry, who has signed it with his first name. xiv, 408 pages. Maps. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Provides an eagle's view of the battlefield struggles from Normandy to the Rhineland. Author is forced to parachute from his burning Spitfire inside Germany on Christmas day, 1944. Readers join this fighter pilot on active duty for almost four consecutive ye... View more info

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Truckin' Magazine, June 1984

By: Heger, Matthew; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, McMullen Publishing, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1104

Condition: Good


86 pages. Features: Seth Doulton's "Skoal Bandits" - 1957 Chevy Panel; The Day High Performance Died - new emissions laws and testing procedures; Rear Suspension Options for the Classic Pickup; Desert Fox - Frank and Janet Heavner's 1979 Chevy G-20; Bronze Beauty - Mark Stern's 1977 Ford Courier; Dennis Carpenter Reproductions; Princess' Rolling Palace - a Vans Unlimited creation; Dumont Dunes Jamboree - Death Valley Comes Alive; Hi-Tech Engraving; 1984 GMC Jimmy 6.2 Diesel 4X4; Chevy's new Astro mini-van unveiled in Chicago; Ray "Doc" Holdway's 1956 Ford Pickup; Charles Weber... View more info