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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

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Copy of the Robinson Treaty Made in the Year 1850 with the Ojibewa Indians of Lake Superior Conveying Certain Lands to the Crown

By: Robinson, W.B.; Pean-De-Chat, Joseph; Minway, John; et al

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer / Geological Survey of Canada: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 731H3688

ISBN: B0094XGHU6

Condition: Very Good


B0094XGHU6 Folded 8.5" x 11" sheet. Undated reprint. Appears to be circa 1964. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The days before yesterday: History of Rocky Mountain House district

By: Rocky Mountain House Reunion Historical Society

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Rocky Mountain House Reunion Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AG1148

ISBN: 0889250030

Condition: Good


0889250030 709 pages. Reproductions of many dozens of wonderful archival black and white photos. Contents include: Railroad Story; Lumbering; Indians; Carving Out the West; After the Hudson's Bay Trail; Points of Interest; Districts and Schools; Hunting, Fishing and Trapping; Recreation; The Oil Patch; Cemeteries; Echoes of the Past; Builders of the West Country; and more. Bright yellow boards adorned with attractive colour illustration on front. Gift greetings upon back side of front free endpaper otherwise unmarked. Binding sound. Average wear. A sound copy of this wonderful reference... View more info

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Totem Poles and Railroads

By: Rogers, Janet

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Arp Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231H1596

ISBN: 1894037871

Condition: Fine


1894037871 Signed and dated by author on blank leaf following half-title page. Approximately 70 pages. "All of the stinging and difficult realities of colonialism are confronted head-on and with ferocity." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Norval on the Credit River - Volume I (1 / One) Credit Valley History Series [Norval, Ontario Local History]

By: Ruggle, Reverend Richard

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Erin, ON, Canada, Press Porcepic: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105H3749

ISBN: 0888780214

Condition: Good


0888780214 51, [4] pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Footnotes. Unmarked with average wear. Spine sunned. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative Ontario local history. BISHOP p.1155. View more info

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Recognizing Aboriginal Title: The Mabo Case and Indigenous Resistance to English-Settler Colonialism

By: Russell, Peter H.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H1595

ISBN: 0802038638

Condition: Very Good


0802038638 470 pages. Footnotes, bibliography, index. "Offers a comprehensive study of the Mabo case, its background, and its consequences, contextualizing it within the international struggle of Indigenous peoples to overcome their colonized status." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Our Pointe Au Baril

By: Ruth H. McCuaig (Signed)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 726H0431

ISBN: 0969143400

Condition: Good


0969143400 Signed and inscribed by author atop first blank leaf. xii, 322 pages. Bibliography. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Presents the history of this community on the eastern shore of Georgian Bay in the Parry Sound District. Chapters include: The French; The Fur Trade; The Cartographers; Nineteenth Century Transients; The Loggers; The Fishermen; The Hotels; The Summer People; Pointe au Baril Station; The Islanders' Association; The Arts; and more. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative local history. View more info

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Highlights of the Collection of the Fiji Museum: A Photographic Catalogue (Special Publication No. 2 / Fiji Museum)

By: Sara J. Wolf

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Fiji, Fiji Museum: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H1441

ISBN: B0000EDWDI

Condition: Good


B0000EDWDI 58 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Extensively illustrated with black and white photos. Presents objects of interest because of their fine craftsmanship, historical significance, or their curiosity as antiquities. These items represent a way of life peculiar to the 19th century. Where possible, vivid, first-hand accounts have been used to describe them." - from Introduction. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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My Northwest

By: Scaylea, Josef (Signed)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Salisbury/Superior: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 258A4294

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Author/Photographer's signature upon half-title page. "This is my Northwest - the pictorial interpretations I wish to share with you." - from introduction. Many large wonderful black and white photos plus several in colour. Moderate wear. Some soiling to black faux leather boards. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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Canada's eastern neighbour: A view on change in Greenland

By: Schuurman, Hubert J. C

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Ottawa, available from Print. and Pub., Supply and Services Canada: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C6679

ISBN: 0660008726

Condition: Good


0660008726 103 pages. Black and white photos. "Based on first-hand observation, interviews and a study of the literature and documents on Greenland." - from Preface. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Using Latin: Book One

By: Scott, Harry Fletcher; Horn, Annabel; Gummere, John Flagg

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Scott, Foresman and Company: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 419H4078

ISBN: B00F8A4BM0

Condition: Fair


B00F8A4BM0 447 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Bears the ink stamp of author Barbara S. Efrat, 1935-1917, atop front free endpaper. Ms. Efrat wrote numerous books about the language and history of the native peoples of the northwest coast of North America and served as the curator of linguistics at the British Columbia Provincial Museum from 1972-1973. This copy is a 1953 reprint of the 1948 first edition. Bit of writing inside front board. Occasional pencil markings to contents. Above-average external wear to publisher's decorated reddish cloth. Binding intact. A sou... View more info

Image for My Captain Oliver: A Story of Two Missionaries on the British Columbia Coast

My Captain Oliver: A Story of Two Missionaries on the British Columbia Coast

By: Scott, Robert C. (Signed); Dorey, George (Introduction)

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Toronto, The United Church of Canada: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151H2225

Condition: Fair


Signed and inscribed by author atop map of the west coast on first leaf. xiv, 200 pages. Black and white photographic plates. The story of Captain William Oliver, as told by the man who replaced this pioneer of the Marine Work of the Methodist Church on the B.C. coast. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. View more info

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At the End of the Santa Fe Trail

By: Segale, Sister Blandina

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A., The Bruce Publishing Company: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 453G4852

Condition: Very Good


298 pages. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. Black and white photographic frontis portrait of Sister Segale. Three black and white photos in text. "Here, in the tersely recorded journal of Sister Blandina, a Sister of Charity, is a new and valuable picture of the Southwest from 1872 to 1892 - an authentic piece of Catholic Americana revealing twenty years of struggle against lawlessness, mob rule, Indian threats, bigotry, and violence of all sorts." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight and square. Moderate wear to complete dust jacket which ... View more info

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Sm'Algyax

By: Seguin, Margaret: Editor

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Canada, H.B.S.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738C7237

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Includes suggestions for teachers and the following twelve chapters: Getting started; Say this!; Show me!; Who are you?; More Words; Places; Food; Animals, fish and birds; Counting; Working; Singing, dancing and playing; Reading and writing. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

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Prosecution or Persecution

By: Sewid-Smith (My-yah-nelth), Daisy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Nu-Yum-Balees Society: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 738C9501

Condition: Good


97 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "I was asked to do a booklet for the opening of the Cape Mudge Museum pertaining to the improsonments and the confiscation of our masks, coppers, etc. For many years I have had in my possession tape recordings of the imprisonments and other historical data. It was with this information and other information acquired through research that the booklet was started. We soon realized that a booklet would not be sufficient to tell our history and it had to be told in order to show why our Ba-sah (potlatch) was outlawed. This book therefore, is just... View more info

Image for Bill Reid (Haida artist) by SHADBOLT (Doris) (1988) Paperback

Bill Reid (Haida artist) by SHADBOLT (Doris) (1988) Paperback

By: SHADBOLT (Doris)

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128A2693

ISBN: 0888946066

Condition: Very Good


0888946066 192 pages. Signed upon title page by Bill Reid. "... one of the continent's finest artists, 'a living national treasure,' a man who has been compared to Cellini and Faberge..." - from back cover. Abunantly illustrated in colour and black and white. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Bit of curl to front cover. Nice copy. View more info

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Why Port Alice? - A History 1917-1965

By: Smith, Eve

Price: $199.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328C7977

Condition: Very Good


66 pages. Undated - circa 1980. Black and white illustrations. Presents the history of Port Alice, British Columbia from 1917-1965. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. A quality copy. View more info

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The Totem Poles of Skedans

By: Smyly, John and Carolyn

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, U. Of Washington Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737C5882

Condition: Fair


119 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated in black and white. "...Brings the reader as close as we can come today to a leisurely tour of this beautifully situated, richly furnished village as it existed when it was first seen by non-Indian eyes." - from dust jacket. Very heavily-worn. Front hinge open. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Indian Self-Government in Canada - Report of the Special Committee

By: Special Committee on Indian Self-Government

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government of Canada: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3022

Condition: Very Good


203 pages. Text in English. A report on "the status, development and responsibilities of band governments on Indian reserves, as well as the financial relationships between the Government of Canada and Indian bands." - subtitle. Inkstamp of Keith Penner, M.P., Chairman of the Special Committee on Indian Self-Government, atop title page, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Black Canoe : Bill Reid and the Spirit of Haida Gwaii

By: steltzer-ulli-bringhurst

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre, Limited: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 738C8838

ISBN: 1550544039

Condition: Fair


1550544039 174 pages. Suggested reading list. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. "...A strikingly beautiful book... a deep reading of this single, monumental work of public art by Bill Reid. The words... expertly place the black canoe in its historical , cultural, aesthetic and political contexts." - from back cover. Somewhat above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info