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

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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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, July 1951 - How Hard Can You Corn a Farm?

By: Annett, R. Ross; MAyse, Arthur; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2261

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: How hard can you corn a farm?; Storage miracle for root crops; Drought, varmints and rollbacks; Easier hay handling; Strawberry-patch revival; He's beating summer droughts; Better machines for better farming; Crazy about Kids (fiction); The Raiders (conclusion). Ads; Tide detergent; GMC trucks; B.F. Goodrich ad with photo of Lester Trogdon and Frank G. Boles near Liberal, KS; Willys Jeep ad with 4 photos; Ford tractor; Nice 7up color ad shows family on lawn with ice cream floats; Ford cars (color); International Harvester - featuring their national parts network; Case &#... View more info

Image for The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 -  A Woman in Unknown Morocco

The Wide World Magazine - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1925, Vol. LV No. 329 - A Woman in Unknown Morocco

By: Anstruther, Charles; Lugrin, N. De Bertrand; McMillan, R.D.S.; Richards, H.G.; Brennan, W.; Stuart, J.K.; Cook, O.; Harries, C.L.; Stuart, F.S.; Taylor, M.M.; Charnley, W.; McMahon, R.; Hayter, C.N.C.; Dickie, F.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G4372

Condition: Good


Pages 353-440 plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Features: What Happened to Mary Clark near Indianapolis - her car was hit by a train and she ended up on the front of the train which thundered on through the night!; The Haunted Bungalow - extraordinary story from South Africa; A Thousand Miles From Anywhere - Reverend Martyn Rogers and his family spent three years on the island of Tristan da Cunha - where mail came only once per year!; The Living Death - an eccentric chemist marries an Aztec girl in the hope of discovering the secrets of ancient Aztec dyes; Sands of Destruction - the fierce Atla... View more info

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Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - February (Feb.) 1951: Does Butter Have a Future?

By: Athanas, Verne; Stuart, Jesse; Shaftel, George Armin; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2265

Condition: Good


148 pages. Features: Does butter have a future?; Bulls to make more beef with less feed; A house to keep pace with your life; Soil tillers - weed killers; Calves are getting better care; Little farm, bountiful life; Record weights at weaning time; Helping others helps us; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A nice vintage copy. View more info

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Tashme: A Japanese Relocation Centre, 1942-1946

By: Awmack, Winifred J.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1048

Condition: Good


iv, 87 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "I have written this booklet because I have found so many people know almost nothing about the evacuation of the Japanese Canadian people from the west coast during the war. At the coast, after Pearl Harbor, a Japanese family might be living next door to you and a few days later they were gone and no one knew where, particularly after they left the exhibition buildings in Vancouver. I feel sorry this story has to be told, in part, so that such a thing does not happen to any other group of people in this country. Tashme was establish... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, July 10, 1977: Werner Herzog - New Visionary in German Films

The New York Times Magazine, July 10, 1977: Werner Herzog - New Visionary in German Films

By: Baker, Russell; Brustein, Robert; Sagan, Carl; Eder, Richard; Singular, Stephen; Malcolm, Andrew H.; Donovan, Carrie; Lelyveld, Joseph; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3945

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Can the Show Go On? - The Performing Arts are on the verge of financial collapse; Carl Sagan article on 'The Next Great Leap Into Space'; A New Visionary in German Films - Werner Herzog; We Want to Make These Kids Neurotic - Cornerstone Nursery in Yonkers seeks to help violent and disturbed kids; Nice color-photo centerfold ad for Beefeater gin; A Family's Affair with Japan - Andrew H. Malcolm and his family lived in Japan for 18 months; Too Beautiful Just for the Boudoir - Photo/Fashion feature; Living HIgh in the Sky - Wall St. Executive David Merriman's terrace; Katz in... View more info

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Country Gentleman / Country Living Magazine, August 1953

By: Bird, John; Beresford, Rex; Yaw, W.H.; Maits, Buckley; Short, R.E.; Keilholz, F.J.; Schacht, Henry; Bennion, Noel; Gregory, Merrill; Throckmorton, R.I.; Wolf, Dean; Knox, Joe;

Price: $119.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Publishing: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1004

Condition: Good


104 pages. Features: .Great colour photo ad for Chevrolet Trucks inside front cover; New Holland forage harvester ad featuring their Flo-Trac feed; Nice Buick ad; Great colour one-page ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes; Photo of Footballer Bobby Layne is featured in a Prest-o-lite battery ad; Nice color-photo one-page ad for International Harvester tractors features their Farmall Fast-Hitch; Let's eally Sell Milk; How to stay in the Beef business with Brood Cows and Feeder Cattle; Is Your Pond a Money Maker?; International Trade Makes You Prosperous; Jabez and the Devil's Seat; Careful Credit ca... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, December (Dec.) 1952 - They're Wrecking Soil Conservation

Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, December (Dec.) 1952 - They're Wrecking Soil Conservation

By: Brick, John; Bennett, Hugh H.; Et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2246

Condition: Good


108 pages. Features: They're Wrecking Soil Conservation; Farrowing Ideas You Can Use; Springboard to Farm Ownership; New Insecticide Stops Rootworm; Golden Bough of Christmas; Carry Your Pasture to the Cows; Your Land Can Give More; Save $1 per Hog with Less Protein; Wonder Sorghums with Drug System; Step Saving in a Stanchion Barn. Ads include: Allis-Chalmers Roto-Baler - color photo (ahead of its time?) 1952 Buick; Texaco ad features Charles C. Hoover of Medford, OR, Walter Sylvester of Battle Creek, MI, and Bill Stephens of Sheldon, TX (tiny clipping from this ad); Champion spark plug ad ... View more info

Some Become Flowers: Living with Dying at Home

By: Brown, Sharon

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86502759

ISBN: 1550170872

Condition: Fine


1550170872 214 pages. "As I grow old, and see how immeasurably sad life is, I depend on the kind of spirituality achieve when they locate their best self. What Sharon Brown has written is beautiful." - June Callwood. A direct and fearless account of how the author and her husband moved author's dying mother into their home to live her final weeks. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest wear. Trace of cigarette smoke. Excellent copy. View more info

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Country Gentleman Magazine - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living, September (Sept.) 1952 - Easier Ways to Handle Corn

By: Cave, Hugh B.; Jones, Nard

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2249

Condition: Good


144 pages. Features: What about price supports?; Easier ways to handle corn; Roughage capacity; Save your beans; Pig hatcheries are here to stay; a plan for low-cost grade A milk; Keeping out of mortgage trouble; Wet-weather implements; Apply nitrogen now for extra profits; More beef from dry-land pasture; Better pasture with less cost and work; Machines dig their silage; They seed in standing corn; Six-Man football in Salem, New York, with photos including coach Bob Kana. Shopping with the Baugh family at Rucker-Rosenstock's, a department store in Petersburg, VA. Ads include: Nice color St... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - January (Jan.) 1951: What Farmers Should Know About Social Security

Country Gentleman, The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - January (Jan.) 1951: What Farmers Should Know About Social Security

By: Cave, Hugh B.; Shaftel, George Armin; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2266

Condition: Good


120 pages. Features: What to do about social security; Low-cost lamb feeding; Dollars from pullet flocks; Paint will protect you; Silage goes underground; Tougher than sassafras sprouts - Leo Nussbaum and family of the Missouri Ozarks; Old glory takes to sea; Better chicks for meat production; and more. Clean and unmarked with average wear. Middle four leaves loose but present. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

Image for Rapids & Roses: The Fears & Fun of Living in China & Canada

Rapids & Roses: The Fears & Fun of Living in China & Canada

By: Clairmonte, Eileen Davidson (Signed)

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G0229

ISBN: 1895332427

Condition: Fine


1895332427 294 pages. Index. Signed by author upon title page. Occasional reproductions of black and white photos in text. "The story of Kathleen's journey through her life in China and Canada... An interesting story of a young English lady who married into a Quaker missionary family and went to China with her husband... Get to know the kindness and loyalty of their many Chinese friends and servants in a country of untold beauty... Experience many civil uprisings, fighting, anti-foreign riots and evacuations leading to her return to Canada and a new life." - from back cover. Clean... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 January 1952 - Movie Censorship

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 January 1952 - Movie Censorship

By: Clare, John; Robertson, George Hillyard; Katz, Sidney; Moon, Barbara; Allen, Robert Thomas; Frayne, Trent; Bieler, Zoe; Mather, Barry; Braithwaite, Max; MacLeish, Roderick and Diana; and More

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1250

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Nice full-page two-colour ad for the Allis-Chalmers AD-40 heavy-duty grader; How Doctor Robert (Bob) Greig's family put him through college to become a dentist; Movie Censorship - The Scandal You Take For Granted - Canada's eight censorship boards sometimes ban a film without ever seeing it, and their red tape adds half a million dollars to your theatre tickets annually; Why Jews Don't Get Drunk - scientists are attempting to discover why alcoholism among Jews is twenty times more rare than among some gentile groups; Dinosaur Valley, Alberta - article with colour photos; H... View more info

Image for The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 36, No. 271; No. 5 - 1969:

The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 36, No. 271; No. 5 - 1969:

By: Collins, Don; Shepherd, Alex; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, World Socialist Party: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531G3563

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: WSP (U.S.) Conference of 1969; The Kennedy Family Passion Play; That Reformer Fellow, President Nixon; That High Cost of Living; "Reparations" Vs. World Socialism; N.D.P. Shell Game - Ed Schreyer assumes leadership of the Manitoba N.D.P.; Historic Words Live Long After Tragedy - "Bill" Pritchard, one of eight men tried in connection with the famous Winnipeg general strike of 1919, speaks again; Those Halls of Montezuma - looking back on Aztec history, and myths which surround it; Marx and the American Civil War; Do Loose Lips Sink Ships? - fascinating artic... View more info

Image for Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - January (Jan.) 1950:  Fight the Corn Borer

Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - January (Jan.) 1950: Fight the Corn Borer

By: Constiner, Merle; Athanas, Verne

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2277

Condition: Good


116 pages. Features: The Farmer Co-ops' Voice in Washington - Arthur J. McFadden; You can make beef money on the side; How to fight the corn borer; Potatoes make their wonderland - Forest Chandler and Family of Aroostook County, Maine; Know your market and succeed; Call Me - by phone or radio; "Convertible" homes fill a need; This Year's Census is important to you; Nice color-photo ad for International Harvester Farmall Cub, Super-A, C, H, and M tractors; Color Studebaker ad inside back cover features Ariel F. Cooley Farms near Mesa, Arizona; and more. Some doodling on back cover, ot... View more info

Borrowed Time: Living With Cancer With Someone You Love

By: Edge, Fred

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Oolichan Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86502398

ISBN: 0889821488

Condition: Fine


0889821488 241 pages including index. An always positive, often humorous book for cancer patients and their partners. Clean, crisp and unmarked. Negligible wear. Gift quality. View more info

You're On Your Own

By: Faber, Lorney

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Denver, CO, USA, Forum Publishing Company: 1976

Seller ID: 33507480

Condition: Very Good


203 pages. Relates many true experiences - her own and those of her family and friends - that show how different people handle themselves when they're "on their own." If you've read her previous book, "Next Year Country," you're already familiar with the down-to-earth warmth and sincerity of her Montana ranch tales. As she points out, when you live on an isolated ranch many miles from the nearest neighbor, you soon learn what it's like to depend entirely on your own resources. Author's signature upon front endpaper. Former owner's signature upon front endpaper. Spine lean... View more info

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Country Gentleman - The Magazine for Better Farming, Better Living - October (Oct.) 1950: Green is Their Virginia Valley

By: Fowler, Bertram B.; Foster, Bennett; Rich, Louise Dickinson

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Pub Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301H2269

Condition: Good


176 pages. Features: Here's Your Job; Chickens thrive on built-up litter; Getting fire fighters to the farm; Quality beef from grass - Bill Darbyshire and Jake Sells; Hope for two lamb crops a year - Armour and Company; home-grown fruit for the corn belt; green is their Virginia Valley - John L. Turner and family; What are Russians really like?; Protect your stored grain; Safe storage of high-moisture corn; Light control brings fall lambs; back cover color photo ad for Camel cigarettes features Ezio Pinza, former star of "South Pacific"; and more. Opening to back cover mended with a... View more info

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Canadian Living Light and Healthy Cookbook

By: FRASER, Margaret and the Food Writers of CANADIAN LIVING Magazine

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Random House / Madison Press Book: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 757A8214

ISBN: 0394222113

Condition: Good


0394222113 143 pages. Index. Beautiful colour photography throughout. "Inventive menu suggestions invite you to prepare healthy, balanced meals that the whole family will enjoy. Handy nutrition charts help you keep track of the calories, sodium, fat and cholesterol in each serving of every recipe." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

My Village in Italy

By: Gidal, Sonia; Gidal, Tim

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Pantheon Books, a Division of Random House, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54305053

Condition: Good


Library of Congress number 62-14269. 83 pages plus map. Library binding. Decorative cover with full-size black and white photo on front. Black and white photos throughout. Cover shows moderate bumps and wear. Normal Library markings. From the "My Village" books series. "Authors are a highly gifted husband-and-wife team who have traveled to many parts of the world and set down a living record of them in skillfully combined texts and photographs." - N.Y. Times. "My Village in Italy is number ten ... in this excellent series... The Giorgio Bertoccis of Serravalle in T... View more info