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Image for North: A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Northern Administration Branch: Bound Issues, January Through  December 1966 - Volume 13

North: A Bi-Monthly Publication of the Northern Administration Branch: Bound Issues, January Through December 1966 - Volume 13

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 857C6101

Condition: Very Good


Over one inch thick. Many black and white photos. Features include: Through the Fields of Chukchi - a report of a Russian icebreaker's trip through a frozen sea; Along the Walnut Run - an N.F.B. story of the Nodwell Transporters, all-Canadian mechanical monsters; Tin Can Line is a Mighty Fine Line - a fast trip along a fantastic railway; Pioneering Arctic Air Services in Greenland - Scheduled Helicopter Flights; Transportation and the Settlement Frontier in the Mackenzie Valley Area; 175 Years after Mackenzie - a trip along the route of the great explorer; Beasts of Burden - a chapter from a... View more info

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BC Studies: British Columbia - A Place for Aboriginal Peoples? No. 57 Spring 1983

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., BC Studies: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C7090

Condition: Good


147 pages. Features: Native Claims and Self-Determination; An Historic Eventin the Political Economy of the Tsimshian - information on the ownership of the Zimacord District; The Conversion of the Port Simpson Tsimshian - Indian control or Missionary Manipulation?; British Columbia Indian Languages - A crisis of silence; Taking the Minister to Court - Changes in public opinion about Forest Management and their expression in Haida Land Claims; Fish, Politics and Treaty Rights - who protects salmon resources in Washington State?; "Authenticity" and the contemporary Northwest Indian Art ... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, 1 January 1966: The Outstanding Canadians of 1965

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 827C7244

Condition: Good


48 pages. Contents: Garth Crockett and his work with native peoples; Patrick MacFadden rocks quiet old McGill University; The Outstanding Canadians of 1965 - text and photos for Teresa Stratas, Jean Vanier, Walter Homburger, Nathan Phillips, Claude WagnerBill Crothers, Alanis Obomsawin, Samuel Bronfman, Stephen Vizinczey, Frank Skinner; Alice Girard, Frank Sobey, John MacAulay, Bill McWhinney, Arthur Erickson and Geoffrey Massey; How John Diefenbaker Lost (and won) the Election; The New Gastronomy - Ian Sclanders visits a Lucullan feast prepared by chef Coco Svetko and restaurateur Cliff Miss... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, April 11, 1983

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 825C7355

Condition: Good


Features: Guest-worker crisis in France; Devil's Lake Corral - white elephant; Barbara Amiel on Canada's native peoples; Cover Story - Thunder from the Tory Right - the PC federal leadership race; Bill Bennett's guessing game; Personal connection between Trudeau and Greece's leader Papandreou; Rampage in Campbellton, N.B.; Settlement of Skagit Valley flooding dispute; Reagan's new arms offer - colour photo of protesters around Greehnam Common; Tragedy in Ethiopia - when ideologies collide; Re-examining the Roberto Calvi Mystery; Columbia - tragedy in Holy Week; Uncertainty in the Beaufort Sea ... View more info

Image for The Standard, 31 May 1947 - Weekly Montreal Pictorial Newspaper - Cover Photo of Betty Hyslop and Her Champion Dogs

The Standard, 31 May 1947 - Weekly Montreal Pictorial Newspaper - Cover Photo of Betty Hyslop and Her Champion Dogs

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, The Montreal Standard Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319C9417

Condition: Fair


16"x12.5" when folded in half. Features: Farm Clubs - PEI children learn stock care under government program - article and photos; Nice full-page colour ad for Kellogg's All-Bran features attractive female model on cover of weight control menu book; Cairndania - Canadian kennels produce international champions - Cairndania Kennels and Betty Hyslop of the Brockville area - photos and story; Nice full-page colour ad for '47 Ford cars; Dean of Ottawa - Paul "Daffy" Dean is the newly appointed manager of Ottawa's Nationals in the Border Baseball League - photos and story; Red Man'... View more info

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The Illustrated Canadian Forest and Outdoors Magazine, August 1931

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Montreal, The Canadian Forestry Association: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0904

Condition: Good


Pages 385-424. Features: This Tourist Business of Ours - is it a billion dollar ballyhoo? - photo at Radium Hot Springs; Painted Mountains - Cameron Lake of Waterton National Park; Camper - Respect the Weather!; White Water - photo-illustrated canoeing article by Grey Owl; Memories of Flashing Streams - the trout run big in Cape Breton; "A Big Bee" Brings Pipe of Peace - wonderfully photo-illustrated article describes how treaty money is paid, land is dealt, etc. with Ontario's Native peoples; Blackbird Blizzards; When You're Lost in the Woods - using your watch as a compass; Birds f... View more info

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Food Plants of British Columbia Indians - Part 1/Coastal Peoples

By: Nancy J. Turner

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, Province of British Columbia Department of recreat: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 351H3589

ISBN: 0771988664

Condition: Fair


0771988664 264 pages. Index. Glossary. Colour and black and white photos. Reference list. Printed on glossy stock. Errata slip affixed inside front cover. "Coastal Indians had an intimate knowledge of local flora, recognizing and using over 200 species of plants for food, medicine, and other purposes. Few if any plants could be described as being a staple food, but as both Indian myths and anthropological descriptions indicate, at certain times plants were an important supplement to native diet." - Foreword. Unmarked with average wear. Minor moisture exposure to bottom edge. ... View more info

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The Warm Land: A History of Cowichan

By: Norcross, E. Blanche

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Duncan, B.C., Island Books: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 325C8008

Condition: Fair


136 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Chapters include: Indian Country; The Trail-breakers and Early Pioneers; Pioneer Housekeeping and the Birth of Amenities; Two Families in One House; Coming of Age; The Railway Age; The New Century; War Comes to Cowichan; Highlights of Thirty Years; The Changing Face of Cowichan; Communities and Special People; Public Places. Prior owner's name atop title page and on copyright page. Above-average wear. A worthy reference copy of this engaging Vancouver Island local history. View more info

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Beyond the Hammer and the Sword

By: Nygard, Rev. John; Glass, Molly

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 465C6644

Condition: Fair


322 pages. Undated. Autobiographical account of the author's life as a missionary. Above-average wear and soiling. Some marks to contents. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. Circa 1990? View more info

Image for Dispossession by Degrees: Indian Land and Identity in Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790 (Studies in North American Indian History)

Dispossession by Degrees: Indian Land and Identity in Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790 (Studies in North American Indian History)

By: O'Brien, Jean M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 425H1119

ISBN: 0521561728

Condition: Fine


0521561728 xiii, (1), 224 pages. "In the late eighteenth century, Natick Indians experienced a process of 'dispossession by degrees' that rendered them invisible within the larger context of the colonial social order, and enabled the construction of the myth of Indian extinction." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. View more info

Image for Northern Justice: The Memoirs of Mr Justice William G. Morrow

Northern Justice: The Memoirs of Mr Justice William G. Morrow

By: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History; Legal Archives Society of Alberta

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103C7076

ISBN: 0802007880

Condition: Good


0802007880 220 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "One of the first Canadians to champion the legal and cultural cause of the North's indigenous peoples... These memoirs by a pioneer of legal reform tell the story of early legal battles against institutionalized racism." - from dust jacket. Scattered light pencil markings to contents. Light wear to book. Faint marking where small address label removed from front free endpaper. Moderate wear to dust jacket. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Southwest 1880 - with Ben Wittick, Pioneer Photographer of Indian and Frontier Life

Southwest 1880 - with Ben Wittick, Pioneer Photographer of Indian and Frontier Life

By: Packard, Gar; Packard Maggy

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, Packard Publications: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H2891

Condition: Good


47 pages. Ben Wittick, 1845-1903, was a pioneer photographer of the old Southwest. The photos reproduced here were selected from more than a thousand prints made from Wittick's original glass plates. This pictorial account of his travels shows the people of the Southwest between 1878 and 1900 when Arizona and New Mexico were still Territories. Small scribble on back cover, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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First Nations Peoples

By: Pamela Williamson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Edmond Mongomery Publications Limited: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 738G4299

ISBN: 1552391442

Condition: Fine


1552391442 228 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Updates the information found in the last edition and focuses on issues that have effected First Nations peoples at the turn of the millennium." - from page ix. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unused. An excellent copy. View more info

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To the Totem Shore: The Spanish Presence on the Northwest Coast

By: Pavilion of Spain

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Spain, Ediciones El Viso: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664G3774

ISBN: 8486022207

Condition: Good


8486022207 240 pages. Bibliography. Index of names. Index of geographical references. Handsome reproductions of historic maps and illustrations. Printed upon glossy stock. Chapters include: Galleons, Pirates, Pearls and Fantastic Straits - California, XVIIth Century; Russian, French, British and American Incursions into "The Spanish Lake"; The Spanish Presence on the Northwest Coast - Sea-going Expeditions (1774-1793); Spanish Cartographic Surveys of the Northwest Coast in the XVIIIth Century - The Corps of Naval Steersmen; The Culture of the Indians of the Northwest Coast; Faces... View more info

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Sea-Lake

By: Pearson, Anne

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Sea-Lake Editions: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155H3730

ISBN: B004GVYMOY

Condition: Fair


B004GVYMOY Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. 120 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. Few markings to contents. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this informative southern Vancouver Island local history and valuable genealogical reference. HALE & BARMAN 712. View more info

Image for T'souke (Sooke): A Festival of Community Spirit, 1790-1990

T'souke (Sooke): A Festival of Community Spirit, 1790-1990

By: Peers, Elida

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Sooke, BC, Canada, Sooke Region Historical Society/Sooke Region Museum: 1992

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 327A4898

ISBN: 0969494211

Condition: Fair


0969494211 156 pages. Index. Colour photography. Black and white archival illustrations. "Recognizes the history of and pays tribute to the spirit of people of Sooke, a small community on Canada's western seacoast." - from introduction. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for Queen Charlotte Islands - A Narrative of Discovery and Adventure By the North Pacific

Queen Charlotte Islands - A Narrative of Discovery and Adventure By the North Pacific

By: Poole, Francis; Lyndon, John W. - Editor

Price: $499.95

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317G0451

Condition: Good


347 pages. Three black and white plates including frontispiece. Two maps. Author's recollections of his mining adventures with the Queen Charlotte Mining Company at Skincuttle Inlet circa 1862. Attractive forest green three-quarter leather binding bears moderate wear. Gilt lettering legible upon backstrip which is moderately sunned. Library markings removed leaving occasional blemishes. Bits of clear tape residue near base of spine. Plate at page 120 loose but present. Hairline opening along front hinge. Lowther 401. View more info

Image for Eskimo Masks - Art and Ceremony

Eskimo Masks - Art and Ceremony

By: Ray, Dorothy Jean

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6452

Condition: Good


246 pages. Index. Bibliography. Moderate wear. Colour photographic plates plus black and white illustrations. "Presents the esthetic and ceremonial aspects of Eskimo masks both pictorially and analytically. Unmarked but for a small faint ink stamp atop front free endpaper. Puncture near central portion of front board is almost invisible externally, but visible when board opened with corresponding imprint and small tear to first 25 pages or so - it sounds worse than it looks! A decent copy handsomely adorned with gilt decoration and lettering. View more info

Image for Acadia, Maine, and New Scotland: Marginal colonies in the seventeenth century

Acadia, Maine, and New Scotland: Marginal colonies in the seventeenth century

By: Reid, John G

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A7593

ISBN: 0802055087

Condition: Fine


0802055087 293 pages. Notes, bibliography and index. "Acadia, Maine, and New Scotland were similarly conceived as major colonizing attempts by France, England, and Scotland, respectively. In this comparative study, Professor Reid explores the colonizing styles of the parent countries and describes the interaction of the Europeans with the native peoples and with the physical environment of the northeastern seaboard." - from dust jacket. "As jurors, we have unanimously selected the manuscript of this book as the winner of the 1976 Saint-Marie Prize for its original contribution ... View more info

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The Great Fraser Midden

By: Robinson, Noel; Hill-Tout, Charles; Menzies, T.P.O.; Kidd, Dr. G.E.; St. John, Mrs. R. Monro; Robinson, Carl;

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., The Vancouver Art, Historical and Scientific Association: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715G3666

Condition: Good


29 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Numerous reproductions of black and white photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info