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CANADA'S STORY told to Boys and Girls (Our Empire Story)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, T C & E C Jack: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 467H4140

ISBN: B009Q12H8M

Condition: Fair


B009Q12H8M 121 pages. Attractively illustrated colour plates. Undated - circa 1921? No mention of any prior printings. The twenty-one chapters include stories of Henry Hudson, La Salle, Count Frontenac, Madeleine De Vercheres, Laura Secord, Louis Riel and others. Prior owner's name in ball pen on back of front free endpaper. Half-title page removed. Above-average wear. Writing atop plate at page 12 which is loose but present. Narrow opening in binding at page 48. A worthy vintage reading copy. View more info

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Louis Riel: a bibliography.

By: Arora, Ved Parkash.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Regina, SK, Provincial Library, Bibliographic Services: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722A4611

ISBN: B002CZW6YY

Condition: Good


B002CZW6YY 66 pages. 523 entries. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. (Location: Reference Shelf) View more info

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Reminiscences of the North-West Rebellions

By: Boulton, Charles Arkell

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Toronto, Davis & Henderson/Grip Printing and Publishing: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604121

Condition: Good


531 pages. Black and white illustrations. Fold-out map. With a record of the raising of her majesty's 100th Regiment in Canada and a chapter on Canadian social and political life. Lovely gilt illustration and lettering upon red front board. Lettering upon spine worn but generally legible. Binding and hinges intact. No external markings. Endpapers unmarked. Library stamp to verso of frontis, title page and its verso, and page 25. No other markings. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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The Romance of The Prairie Provinces

By: Burt, A. L.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, W. J. Gage & Co., Limited: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105H4420

ISBN: B071NZXY4R

Condition: Good


B071NZXY4R viii, 272 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations, maps and reproductions of archival photos. "An interesting history is one of the greatest resources a nation may possess. It inspires the soul of patriotism. No country is richer in this source of inspiration than Canada, and of its story no part is more romantic than that of the Prairie Provinces." - Preface. The eighteen chapters include: The First Inhabitants; The First White Men on the Prairie; Life on the Banks of the Red River; How the Riel Rebellion Produced the Province of Manitoba; and more. Publisher's s... View more info

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Life of Louie Riel

By: Charlebois, Peter

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Nc Pr: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 106A1081

ISBN: 091960112X

Condition: Fair


091960112X 256 pages. Abundantly illustrated with black and white archival photos upon glossy stock. "I found the text itself admirable - Dr. Charlebois writes with a restraint which is much more effective than any less careful style would have been, and yet, of course, through the words emerges a sense of rage and grief." - Margaret Lawrence. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Binding sound. Still a useful reference copy. View more info

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Riel and the Rebellion

By: Flanagan, Thomas

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604912

ISBN: 088833110X

Condition: Good


088833110X 177 pages. Index. Notes. "Yields a picture of missed opportunities for reconciliation rather than unrelenting oppression, of mistakes, misjudgementss, and misperceptions, of a crucial collision of perspectives, and of the key role of Louis Riel." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Only moderate wear. Sound working copy. View more info

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The Trial of Louis Riel: Justice and Mercy Denied a Critical Legal and Political Analysis

By: George R. D. Goulet

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Tellwell Pub: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A0224

ISBN: 0968548903

Condition: Fair


0968548903 286 pages. Index, bibliography. "Provides a critical legal and political analysis of Louis Riel's sensational 1885 trial for high treason, and in so doing arrives at some unique and startling conclusions." - from back cover. Average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Sound reference copy. View more info

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In the beginning

By: Hamilton, Gwain E

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Steinbach, Manitoba, Derksen Printers: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721H3474

ISBN: B0006CMOMO

Condition: Good


B0006CMOMO 362 pages. List of source materials. Several black and white reproductions of photos. "An attempt to correlate and index the people, institutions and events that shaped the history of the area that became Manitoba. Seeks to clarify and perhaps help interested students chart an objective course through the conflicting sources of Manitoba history." - Preface. Undated but appears to be circa 1967. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear to brown buckram. Minor spine lean. A sound copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, February (Feb.) 15, 1952 - Physicist Dr. Harold Johns Treats Cancer with Radiation

By: Hutton, Eric; Mitchell, W.O.; Walsh, Thomas; Smith, Ronald R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Maclean-Hunter: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2433

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Features: Nice cover art shows older sister being taken on big date while younger sister looks on wistfully from the staircase; Colour-photo ad for Frigidaire ranges inside front cover; Vintage ad for Allis-Chalmers excavating equipment; Editorial - What is the Right to Strike?; My Christmas in Sing Sing - Beverley Baxter writes from New York; Jane Russell is featured in Jergen's Lotion ad; B.C. Coalition Commits Suicide - report on B.C. politics by Blair Fraser; The Atom Bomb that saves lives - Dr. Harold Johns designed a cobalt-bomb machine to treat cancer patients (radiation tre... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, February 1, 1952 - South Africa's Ku Klux Klan

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean-Hunter: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0505

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Nice cover art depicts an active school gym; Bagdad on the Thames - London Report by Beverley Baxter; Cigarette Smugglers Beware - Ottawa Report; Li'l Abner-themed Cream of Wheat ad; The Riddle of Louis Riel - Maclean's flashback - article with photos, part 1 of 2; South Africa's Ku Klux Klan - the Broederbond believes God made the white man to be boss - article with photos; Blizzard in the Banana Belt, by Farley Mowat - illustrated by Oscar Cahen; Vancouver Takes to the Hills - Skiiing in Vancouver - article with colour photos atop Mount Garibaldi and Grouse Mountain; Why... View more info

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The selected poetry of Louis Riel

By: Riel, Louis

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Distributed in the U.S. by General Pub: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 751A4539

ISBN: 1550960148

Condition: Fair


1550960148 151 pages. Each poem presented in both English and French. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy working copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's Magazine, September [Sept.] 1912, Vol. XXIV, No. 5 - The Frog in Canadian Diet

Maclean's Magazine, September [Sept.] 1912, Vol. XXIV, No. 5 - The Frog in Canadian Diet

By: Thompson, E.W.; Batten, H. Mortimer; Sibley, C. Lintern; Byers, Charles A.; Drake, Frank J.; Jackes, L.B.; Craik, W.A.; Marden, Dr. O.S.; Yeigh, Frank; Van Vorst, Marie; Footner, Herbert; Henry, O.; McGriff, Jessie A.; London, Jack; Cahn, Ed.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company, Limited: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H4164

Condition: Good


256 pages including 123 pages of marvelous nostalgic ads, many illustrated and quite uncommon, representing long-forgotten firms and products. Some stories include black and white photos/illustrations. 9.75" x 6.85". Articles of "Special Canadian Interest" include: The National Political Situation - armaments and taxes as involved in the problem of Canada's attitutde on naval defense; Warders of the Silence - life among Canadian Forest Rangers; The Frog in Canadian Diet - the frog now holds an honored place on popular menu cards; The Community Court Idea - groups of bungalow... View more info

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Manitoba Memories. Leaves from My Life in the Prairie Province, 1868-1884

By: YOUNG, REV.GEORGE

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1897

Seller ID: 723H4428

ISBN: B003J4CE1C

Condition: Fair


B003J4CE1C 364 pages. Occasional full-page black and white plates and illustrations in text. "An inspiring autobiography, as well as the story of the planting of Methodism in the great North-West... [provides] the record of some of the most stirring scenes in the founding of our Western Empire. Covers the revolt of the half-breeds under Louis Riel in 1869 in a simple narrative of the facts, recorded by an eye-witness whose well-known reputation for integrity, veracity and uprightness precludes any suspicion of unfairness." - Introduction. Publisher's maroon cloth decorated in gilt. 19 x 1... View more info