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POW, behind Canadian barbed wire: Alien, refugee and prisoner of war camps in Canada, 1914-1946

By: Carter, David J

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Eagle Butte Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 416H3607

ISBN: 096841110X

Condition: Fair


096841110X ii, 252 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "The story of German Prisoner of War camps in Canada during World Wars One and Two with special emphasis upon the latter. A story little known in Canada. Concerns battle zones in Britain, North Africa, France and Germany. Involves governments as well as forty-six thousand prisoners of war who lived 'Behind Canadian Barbed Wire'. - Introduction. Minimal high-lighting to contents. Prior owner's name ... View more info

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Behind Canadian Barbed Wire - Alien Refugee and Prisoner of War Camps in Canada 1914-1946

By: Carter, David J.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Tumbleweed Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 837C5892

Condition: Fair


334 pages. Fascinating coverage of this little-known Canadian history. Discusses camps at: Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Kingston, Bowmanville, Gravenhurst, Banff, Ozada, Kananaskis, plus Oldham, England and Dachau, West Germany. Many black and white photos and diagrams. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Reading copy only. View more info

Image for Glenbow, November (Nov.) - December (Dec.), 1971, Vol. 4, No. 6 - Robert Rundle Papers

Glenbow, November (Nov.) - December (Dec.), 1971, Vol. 4, No. 6 - Robert Rundle Papers

By: Dempsey, Hugh A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Glenbow-Alberta Institute: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0731

Condition: Good


8 pages. Features: Robert Rundle Papers; Rare 1841 Map of Banff Area; New Exhibition of instruments and machines which were used to titillate, entertain, and amuse; Annual Report. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 15, 1939, Vol. 52, No. 8 - Civilization in Danger / Successful Co-ops

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 15, 1939, Vol. 52, No. 8 - Civilization in Danger / Successful Co-ops

By: Hart, Liddell; McStay, Angus; Craig, Lawrence; McKenzie, A.; Von Qualen, L.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2818

Condition: Good


72 pages. Nice cover illustration of the H.M.S. Repulse by Eric Aldwinckle. Articles: Civilization in Danger - Liddell Hart explains how France and Britain have been forced into a defensive position; This Way, Please - wonderfully nostalgic photo-illustrated article on the Motion-Picture Theatre Usher; Oil is Where You Take It - article on the 112,000 miles of pipeline in North America; Co-ops Sell Fish and Homes - informative article on the history of the North Island... View more info

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Rails in the Canadian Rockies

By: Hungry Wolf, Adolf

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Good Medicine Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G0139

ISBN: 0920698344

Condition: Good


0920698344 368 pages. Decorated endpapers. Many dozens of reproductions of black and white photos in text. "Will entertain and enlighten railroaders and non-railroaders, alike, for years to come... The region covered by the book forms roughly a rectangle. It begins in the prairie city of Calgary, Alberta. From there it goes westward, through an Indian Reserve in the foothills, past classic stations at Banff and Lake Louise, through the Spiral Tunnels, and to Gol... View more info

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, May 1930, Vol. I, No. 1 -  PREMIERE ISSUE

Canadian Geographical Journal, May 1930, Vol. I, No. 1 - PREMIERE ISSUE

By: Longstaff, Alan; Banding, Dr. F.G.; Taverner, P.A.; Camsell, Dr. Charles; Younghusband, Dir Francis; Sandwell, Arnold H.; Howard, Sir Esme; Ritson, Lady Kitty; Porsild, A.E.; Lane, Cecil W.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Ottawa, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2689

Condition: Good


102 pages plus 10 pages of wonderful illustrated vintage advertisements. First issue of this prestigious publication. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations plus several colour illustrations of birds. Features: Wonderful one-page photo ad for the Royal Bank features a photo looking down a busy city street; Canada's Viceroy in the West Indies, The Right Hon. Viscount Willingdon - article with photo portrait of su... View more info

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 15, 1935, Vol. 48, No. 8 - Norwegians Develop Bella Coola, B.C. / N.H.L. All-Stars

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, April (Apr.) 15, 1935, Vol. 48, No. 8 - Norwegians Develop Bella Coola, B.C. / N.H.L. All-Stars

By: Murray, Morley; Echlin, E.; McCook, J.; Miles, F.E.; Kopas, C.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2816

Condition: Good


80 pages. Nice Ivan Glassco cover illustration of Scottie dog helping his master who is groping for a towel. Features: Fads and Faddicts; The N.H.L. All Stars as selected by the managers and coaches - with photos of Cecil 'Tiny' Thompson, Eddie Shore, Art Coulter, Frank Boucher, Charlie Conacher, and Harvey Jackson; Truck vs. Train - fascinating photo-illustrated article examines these competing modes of moving goods; A Cheechako Goes North - photo-illustrated article ... View more info

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Rocky Mountain Wild Flowers - Natural History Series, No. 2

By: Porsild, A.E.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Natural Sciences, National Museums of Canada: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 352C7995

Condition: Good


454 pages. Index. Dozens of colour illustrations. "Designed primarily for the use of the visitor to Jasper, Banff and Waterton Lakes National Parks, Alberta, to help/him her to recognize and know a little better the commoner and more spectacular wild flowers within their boundaries, mainly in the alpine and subalpine zones; and, because a great many of the flowers described and illustrated are also common in the alpine country to the south and west of these parks,... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, June 1936 - Scotland Yard vs. Crime / Golf Duds and Stars / The Debt Dilemma

National Home Monthly Magazine, June 1936 - Scotland Yard vs. Crime / Golf Duds and Stars / The Debt Dilemma

By: Seifert, S.; Paxton, A.; Batten, H.; Moorhouse, A.; Billett, M.; Brown, E.; Rose, W.; Lorant, M.; Brown, J.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4835

Condition: Fair


72 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of boy celebrating summer vacation; Sisman's Scampers shoe ad inside front cover; Editorials deal with these topics - Partial Relief, A Doctor, Not a Nurse, Maintaining the Tradition, The Cooperatives, Farewell Toscanini, and Not Conquest but Murder; Trollop (short story); This Peace (short story); A Modern Odyssey - photo-illustrated article by Edgar N. Brown describes sea travel; Rough 'Un (short story); The Black Ace (short... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1946 - The Soviet Union Votes

National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1946 - The Soviet Union Votes

By: Stewart, Dr. H.L.; Patton, Willoughby; Trimble, Alberta C.; Roberts, T.G.; Kelley, Norman S.; Fisher, C.L.; Albert H.A.; Pettigrew, Helen; Galton, L.N.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel / National Home Monthly: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4758

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Lovely colour one-page Banff Springs Hotel/Canadian Pacific ad; On the Eve of the Peace Conference; Photo of Lt.-Col. Henry "Kit" Carson; Photo of C.W.A.C's Pat Lebbiter of Ottawa, Lillian Cairns of Winnipeg, and Marion O'Connor of Toronto; Colour Maxwell House Coffee ad features "Omar and the Gorgeous Coffee Bird"; One-page colour Seagram's ad features illustration of man using fanciful/futuristic disks which resemble electronic memo... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 15, 1947 - The Divorce Racket / Oil Boom-Town Leduc, Alberta

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, June 15, 1947 - The Divorce Racket / Oil Boom-Town Leduc, Alberta

By: Young, Scott; Maxwell, Victor; Luckman, Charles; Brown, E.K.; Callwood, June; Baxter, Beverley; gray, James H.; reeve, Ted; Clare, John; Braithwaite, Max; Buchanan, Harold; Zacks, Robert; Fontaine, Robert

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2858

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Lovely Franklin Arbuckle cover illustration of couple admiring winter view of Peyto Lake at Banff National Park; Nostalgic Canadian Pacific colour ad inside front cover features young lady looking forward to seeing Canada by train; One-page DeSoto ad features a maroon Custom; Pay-Off in Oil - Leduc, Alberta has been stampeded by roughnecks after the recent discovery of oil; Labor War is Civil War - article by Charles Luckman of Lever Brothers Company... View more info