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Remembering Leacock: An Oral History

By: Allan Anderson

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Deneau: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 86302147

ISBN: 0888790937

Condition: Good


0888790937 229 pages. Vivid, personal recollections of Canada's most beloved humourist. Stephen Leacock comes alive in reminiscences by people who knew him in one of his many roles as professor, writer, gentleman farmer and all-round eccentric. Illustrated in black and white. Binding intact. Usual library markings. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

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Corridors of Time III

By: Aubrey Kerr

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Self Published: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151H1990

ISBN: 0969856040

Condition: Good


0969856040 Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. 177 pages. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. Contains great reminiscences of oil patch hands such as J. Grant Spratt, Martin Luther Hovis, Antonie VandenBrink, Vern "Dry Hole" Hunter, Carl Moore, and thirteen others. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Signing on: The Birth of Radio in Canada

By: Bill McNeil

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday Canada Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A0205

ISBN: 0385183798

Condition: Fair


0385183798 303 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "The dynamic oral history of the days when a radio wasn't bought, but made - usually out of a breadboard and old wire." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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Settling Clayoquot (Sound heritage series)

By: Bossin, Bob

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Govt. Services, Provincial Archives, Sound and Moving Image Division: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0778

ISBN: 0771882734

Condition: Good


0771882734 76 pages. Numerous archival black and white illustrations. Considerable emphasis upon Japanese residents and the effect of World War II upon them. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Coupon neatly removed along perforated lines on last page. View more info

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Where the Lardeau River flows (Sound heritage series)

By: Chapman, Peter

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Govt. Services, Provincial Archives: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H1856

ISBN: 0771882483

Condition: Good


0771882483 84 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos on glossy stock. "Traces the evolution of the Lardeau-Duncan River valleys through the remembrances of the inhabitants, representing both newer and older generations of settlers." - from Preface. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative reference. View more info

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Rough Diamond: An Oral History of Shawnigan Lake School

By: Connolly, Jay

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Shawnigan Lake, BC, Canada, Shawnigan Lake School: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 413C8251

ISBN: 096960050X

Condition: Fine


096960050X 462 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Covers the years 1916 through 1992. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Average wear to dust jacket which bears a one inch opening at top of front fore-edge. A quality copy. View more info

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Framing Our Past: Constructing Canadian Women's History in the Twentieth Century

By: Cook, Sharon Anne; McLean, Lorna R; O'Rourke, Kate

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 866C5912

ISBN: 0773521720

Condition: Fair


0773521720 495 pages. Many black and white photos. Selected reading list. "Offers insights into the lives of Canadian women who pioneered new activities or expanded the boundaries of women's traditional roles. Through diary accounts, oral history, letters, paintings, quilts, dressmaking patterns, milliners' records, and posters, we see how women contributed to and have been influenced by the transformation of our society." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Sacred Scrolls of the Southern Ojibway

By: Dewdney, Selwyn H.

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H1149

ISBN: 0802033210

Condition: Good


0802033210 x, 199 pp. Includes reference list, key to sources, extensive directory of birchbark scrolls and charts, and index. Oblong 7" x 10". Extensively illustrated with black and white photo reproductions, diagrams and scroll fascimiles. "Provides a previously unavailable chart of the emergence, development, and decline of a unique religious nexus known as the Midewewin, an untranslatable Ojibway word inadequately rendered in English as the 'Grand Medicine Society.' The Mide cult was introduced by a young visionary late in the eighteenth century, and later spread from Lake ... View more info

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Working in the Woods: A History of Logging on the West Coast

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327C5598

ISBN: 1550170724

Condition: Good


1550170724 304 pages. Signed by author upon title page. Index. Extensive list of oral history sources. A superb reference abundantly illustrated with black and white archival photographs. Chapters include: The Coastal Forest; Beginnings; Early Steam Power; Yarding Them Out; The Railway Era; The Birth of Truck Logging; Final Mechanization; Postwar Conversions; Modern Logging. Appendix - B.C. Coastal Log Production. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper and half-title page else unmarked. Average wear to book. Light wear to handsome dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy ne... View more info

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Working in the Woods: A History of Logging on the West Coast

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327G1390

ISBN: 1550170724

Condition: Fine


1550170724 304 pages. Index. Extensive list of oral history sources. A superb reference abundantly illustrated with black and white archival photographs. Chapters include: The Coastal Forest; Beginnings; Early Steam Power; Yarding Them Out; The Railway Era; The Birth of Truck Logging; Final Mechanization; Postwar Conversions; Modern Logging. Appendix - B.C. Coastal Log Production. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Gift quality. View more info

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Tales from the Shacks : Pere Murray's Notre Dame College, 1927-1975

By: Dukes, Richard

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Johnson Gorman Book Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105H0069

ISBN: 0921835248

Condition: Good


0921835248 438 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "An oral history (1927-1975) of the unique experiences recounted by the men and women of Notre Dame College, affectionately known as the Hounds. Several hundred anecdotes rekindle those extraordinary times." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this wonderful compilation. View more info

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Nutka (Nootka) - Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the Coast: Sound Heritage Volume VII, Number 1

By: Efrat, Barbara S.; Langlois, W.J.: Editors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, Province of British Columbia: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724C7682

Condition: Good


101 pages. Wonderfully illustrated. The first of a two-part series to commemorate the Captain Cook Bicentennial. Includes the following articles: Nootka Sound in James Cook's Pacific World; Spanish Exploration and Settlement of the Northwest Coast in the 18th Century; The Contact Period as Recorded by Indian Oral Tradition; Impressions of Nootka Music; Vanished Companions - the changing relationship of the West Coast People to the Animal World; Plants of the Nootka Sound Indians as recorded by Captain Cook; Linguistic Acculturation on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. A note on Linguistic... View more info

Some of the stories I told you were true

By: Finnigan, Joan

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Deneau: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41501951

ISBN: 088879066X

Condition: Very Good


088879066X 289 pages including index and black and white illustrations. Two hundred years of life in the Ottawa Valley, colourfully told and lavishly illustrated. Here, in the words of hte men and women who have lived or remembered them, are the remarkable stories which make up the history of Canada's Ottawa Valley. A rich oral history with a wonderful collection of original photos. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. Very nice copy. View more info

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Dreams of Freedom: Bella Coola, Cape Scott, Sointula (Sound Heritage Series)

By: Fish, Gordon

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, Sound and Moving Image Division, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Govt. Services, Provincial Archives: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644H3054

ISBN: 0771883285

Condition: Very Good


0771883285 iv, 84 pages. Maps. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Wonderful oral histories of these three B.C. communities. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Nu-tka : Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the Coast : Sound Heritage Volume VII, Number 1

By: Gough, Barry M

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, Aural History: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 724H3121

ISBN: B001RD5DF6

Condition: Good


B001RD5DF6 101 pages. Generously illustrated. The first of a two-part series to commemorate the Captain Cook Bicentennial. Includes the following articles: Nootka Sound in James Cook's Pacific World; Spanish Exploration and Settlement of the Northwest Coast in the 18th Century; The Contact Period as Recorded by Indian Oral Tradition; Impressions of Nootka Music; Vanished Companions - the changing relationship of the West Coast People to the Animal World; Plants of the Nootka Sound Indians as recorded by Captain Cook; Linguistic Acculturation on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. A note on ... View more info

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Beyond the Written Word: Oral Aspects of Scripture in the History of Religion

By: Graham, William Albert

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 452C6557

ISBN: 0521331765

Condition: Good


0521331765 306 pages. Indexes. Extensive bibliography. Reference notes. "The concept of 'scripture' as written religious text is reexamined in this close analysis of the traditions of oral use of the sacred writings of religions around the world." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Few markings and some high-lighting to contents. Binding intact. A quality working copy. View more info

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Canadian Military History, Volume 21, Number 4, Autumn 2012 - German Newspaper Accounts of the Dieppe Raid

By: Hall, David Ian; Mahoney, Ross; Richard Beatrice;; Weetman, Antonia; Granatstein, J.L.; Oliver, Dean F.; Jorgensen, Johannes; Harris, Tavis; Burnett, Hanna

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, LCMSDS: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4577

Condition: Fair


84 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Features: The German View of the Dieppe Raid; The Royal Air Force and the Raid on Dieppe, 19 August 1942; Dieppe - la fabrication d'un mythe; German Second World War Art in the Collection of the Canadian War Museum; The Canadian Home Front in the First and Second World Wars - The Oxford Companion to Canadian Military History; Dieppe From the Other Side - German Newspaper Accounts of the Raid; C.P. Stacey and the Use of Oral Testimony in the Dieppe Narratives; A Journey to Dieppe to Discover Jimmie Burnett; and more. Above-aver... View more info

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Corridors of time

By: Kerr, Aubrey

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, S.A. Kerr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 465H1995

ISBN: 0889259046

Condition: Very Good


0889259046 Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. 331 pages. Index. Glossary. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A collection of essays on various aspects of oil history, pointing out that government involvement is as old as the industry itself." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Sound Heritage Volume III Number 3

By: Langlois, W.J; et al: Editors

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0517

Condition: Good


35 pages. "The feature article of this issue is about Steveston, a Japanese-Canadian fishing community on the Fraser River" - from page 1. Hard cover library binding with usual markings. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Sound Heritage Volume IV Numbers 3 and 4 - Native Languages and Culture

By: Langlois, W.J; et al: Editors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323C7121

Condition: Good


80 pages. This issue devoted to the languages, culture, and history of the Native people of British Columbia." - from page iii. Contents: The Hesquiat Project; Recording in the Native Language; the Suppression of B.C. Languages; Interview with Francis Williams, Haida Artist; and more. Hard cover library binding. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info