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Port Stanley: Musings & Memories

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Port Stanley, Ontario, Nan-Sea Publication: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4178

ISBN: B004RM4SH8

Condition: Very Good


B004RM4SH8 A history of this Ontario community on the north shore of Lake Erie. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bound in chocolate brown cloth lettered in gilt. Gift greetings inside front board otherwise book clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Average wear to illustrated dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this highly-informative Ontario local history. View more info

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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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Homesteaders & Homemakers A history of Elton Municipality

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Canada, The Elton Historical Committee under the Direction of Garth Stouffer: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872H3781

ISBN: B002KASN20

Condition: Fair


B002KASN20 549 pages. 8vo. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Contents include churches, schools, villages, organizations, sports, land ownership records and past council members, but focus primarily on the histories of local families with over 300 pages devoted to them. Former library copy with average wear and usual markings. A sound reference copy of this wonderful genealogical reference. Hackett [2] 218. View more info

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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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At The Foot of the Hill (Cobble Hill History)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Mill Bay, BC, Canada, Self Published: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 121H3469

ISBN: B01M08SLTV

Condition: Good


B01M08SLTV Signed with "Best Wishes" by author upon title page. Printed in 1982. 157 pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. A compilation of the history of Cobble Hill, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island. Includes information on many families including the Blakes, Copleys, Dougans, Eatons, Gravells and Hawkins, to name a few. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. [Hale & Barman 284] View more info

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Ponteix. Yesterday and Today. 2 Volumes Ponteix and District.

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Ponteix History Book Committee: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872H3259

ISBN: 0889257302

Condition: Good


0889257302 Total of 1,426 pages in two volumes. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos, illustrations and documents. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated red cloth-covered boards. "Records the successes and failures, the trials and achievements of Ponteix, Saskatchewan. The turning of prairie sod into wheatfields in the span of a generation, and all the struggle entailed, we believe, have made us, as westerners, a special kind of people. What we are today has grown out of that pioneer past. Ours is a tradition of hard work and perseverance.... View more info

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Echoes of Fort Assiniboine and Districts

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Fort Assiniboine, Alberta, Fort Assiniboine Friendship Club Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H2676

ISBN: 0889252483

Condition: Good


0889252483 x, 669 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of marvelous archival photos. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this irreplaceable genealogical reference and testament to the hardy souls who settled this area. View more info

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The clear vision: A history of the Cleardale area 60 miles west of Fairview

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Cleardale History Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 627H1438

ISBN: 0889253048

Condition: Very Good


0889253048 415 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Dozens of reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. Chapters include: Early History Before Settlement; First Homesteaders; Early Settlers; Family Histories; Schools; Churches, Sports, Clubs and Organizations; and more. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Binding tight. An excellent copy of this wonderful local history. View more info

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A cameo of the West; a story of the pioneers of the present Namao School District, no. 24.

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Alberta, Namao U.C.W.: 1968

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 648H1198

ISBN: B004PCIWOK

Condition: Good


B004PCIWOK 363 pages. Black and white photographic plates. 15" x 9" legal base map of district laid inside front board. "A revised and much enlarged edition of the 1936 edition. First forty-five pages cover the Sturgeon Namao areas, homesteading, transportation, mining, Carbondale, local government, district churches, schools, and recreation. Balance of book devoted to bibliographies/family histories from 1879 to 1955." - Krotki (2) 941. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very informative ge... View more info

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Rolling Hills and Whispering Pines. A Peek at the Past. Volume I and Volume II. A History of Nestow, Tawatinaw, Rochester, and Perryvale. (Volume I and Volume 2)

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Alberta, History Book Committee: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 627H1161

ISBN: B004566ICE

Condition: Good


B004566ICE 1,237 pages in two large volumes. Index of family histories. General Index. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Unmarked with moderate wear. Moderate lean to spines. Prior owner's name custom gilt stamped upon front board of Volume I. A quality copy of this wonderful local history. View more info

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Bowness - Our Village in the Valley

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Bowness Historical Society: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 627H0863

ISBN: 1553830946

Condition: Fine


1553830946 586 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Black leatherette boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Illustrated endpapers. "This book is intended both to accurately document the past and to be a forum for Bowness families' stories. We hope it will challenge your assumptions, confirm what you already know and brying you new insights into our past." - from page vi. Bowness is a Bow River community in northwest Calgary. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. A superb copy. View more info

The middle of nowhere: Rediscovering Saskatchewan

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Fifth House, Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71408066

ISBN: 1895618681

Condition: Fine


1895618681 228 pages. Take a journey of discovery in search of the essence of Saskatchewan. Collected here, as recorded by those who have lived in the landscape and by obervant visitors who have passed through it, are the vivid recollections of aboriginal people,excerpts from fur-trade diaries, accounts of Mounties, explorers, and settlers, stories of protest politics, booze, dust, the Depression, war, and the environment. Captures the heart and soul, the people and places of Saskatchewan. Only the faintest traces of wear. Unmarked. Glossy illustrated covers. View more info

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As the Wheels Turn. a History of Rosalind, Kelsey and Districts (Alberta, Canada).

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Rosalind, Alberta, Rosalind And District History Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4380

ISBN: B002CZWQHG

Condition: Fair


B002CZWQHG viii, 591 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Maps. Index of family names. Listing of names at rest in the Melville Cemetery. "We hope this book will be both interesting and valuable to those who carry on in this community. We hope that through the glimpse into the past which this book provides, we may be made appreciative of the rich legacyy left to us by those who toiled long and hard and suffered much. We are also proud to have been able to include a tribute to those who served in the armed services." - Preface. Boun... View more info

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Piapot Prairie Trails

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Piapot Saskatchewan, Piapot History Group: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4396

ISBN: 0889250669

Condition: Very Good


0889250669 vi, 784 pages. Index of family names. Generously illustrated with reproductions of wonderful archival black and white photos. Map endpapers indicate local landowners circa 1922. Covers the history of the following Saskatchewan districts: Piapot, Beaver Dam, Black Hills and Kealey Springs, Cambrai, Cardell, Carnagh, Caswell, Crane Lake, Edgell, Last Chance, Lynn Grove, Manville, Mitchener, Moorhead, North Ridge, Petain, Prairie Star, Sidewood, Skibbereen, Skull Creek, Star Butte, Stillwater, Stony Knoll, and Wapashoe. Blank bookplate upon verso of front free endpaper otherwise c... View more info

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So Much to Be Done: Women Settlers on the Mining and Ranching Frontier (Women in the West)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, University of Nebraska Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 866A9981

ISBN: 0803231342

Condition: Good


0803231342 325 pages. Bibliography. "The best collection of its kind I know." - Lillian Schlissel, author of Woman's Diaries of the Overland Trail. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Echoes of the past: A history of Lintlaw and district

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Canada, The Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628A0650

ISBN: 0919213936

Condition: Very Good


0919213936 355 pages. Circa 1977. Map endpapers. Abundant black and white archival illustrations. Topics include: Rural Municipality of Hazel Dell No. 335; Family histories; Western Construction; Town stories; Churches; Schools; Reminiscences; Interesting Documents; Dominion Telegraph. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

100 Years of History - Rockwood Municipality

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Stonewall, Manitoba, Rockwood Municipality History: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83700750

ISBN: 0889253595

Condition: Fine


0889253595 445 pages including index. The Municipality of Rockwood, in its present size, was formed in 1880. As the one hundredth year of its existence approached, this work was envisioned to pay tribute to the many who helped build and maintain the various communities within the municipality. Chapters as follows: Natural and Cultural History: Story of the R.M. of Rockwood; Area Histories; Post Offices; Agriculture; Transportation; Local Industry; Churches; Schools; Lodges; Music in Balmoral Area; Hospitals; War Years; Family Histories; Short Stories; Photograph Section. Contents clean, br... View more info

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Tynehead Memories

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Tynehead Historical Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 629A8978

ISBN: 088925317X

Condition: Very Good


088925317X 162 pages. Index. Abundant black and white photography. "Dedicated to the descendants of pioneer families who were at one time residents of Tynehead, a small district tucked away in the northeast end of the municipality of Surrey, near the head of the Serpentine River." - from Dedication Page. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Excellent copy. Decorated beige boards. View more info

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Pambrun Heritage: From Roots to Branches 1906-1982

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Pambrun History Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628A2694

ISBN: 0919673198

Condition: Very Good


0919673198 443 pages. Index. Many black and white photos. Chapters include: Pambrun, Armed Forces, Courcellette, Moundville, Pambrun, Ravenscraig, Whiska Creek, Remember When, Photo Album. Decorated maroon boards. Illustrated endpapers. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding sound. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Family Trees - The Growth of a Forest Community: Lake Cowichan, British Columbia 1944-1994

Family Trees - The Growth of a Forest Community: Lake Cowichan, British Columbia 1944-1994

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Lake Cowichan, British Columbia, 50th Anniversary Book Committee: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628C5283

ISBN: 1550562908

Condition: Fine


1550562908 334 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Signed and dated by both author's atop title page. Handsome presentation bookplate across from title page. Nicely illustrated endpapers. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Brilliant gilt lettering and decoration upon forest green boards. Appears unread. A beautiful copy. View more info