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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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Behind Closed Doors: Stories from the Kamloops Residential School

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Kamloops, B.C., Theytus Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H4167

ISBN: 0919441971

Condition: Fair


0919441971 206 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A true testament of the events that took place. It was 'behind closed doors' that the storytellers, as children, experienced mental, spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and trauma." - Dedication. "The bonds the school tried to break have made us stronger. The children, now adults, 'know' and are closer because of it. To those storytellers who shared, we would like you to know that we heard you and we hope that what you have shared will now be a part of our history that will never be repeated." - back cove... View more info

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Punahou: The History and Promise of a School of the Islands

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Hawaii, Punahou School, Honolulu: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 864H4169

ISBN: B000BAWNO0

Condition: Very Good


B000BAWNO0 208 pages. Generously illustrated with reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. Printed upon glossy stock. "This book, published on the 150th anniversary of the school's founding, attempts a frank and far-ranging examination of Punahou's record and of the challenges and opportunities that lie in its path. More than one hundred archival photographs and documents enliven its pages, many of them published here for the first time. These images revivify the school's passt as only pictures can, capturing scenes as long ago as the 1860s." - dust jacket. Book clean an... View more info

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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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Guide Book. Sixth Annual Field Conference Bow Valley September, 1956.

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Canada, Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 624H4032

ISBN: B0037V7UMK

Condition: Good


B0037V7UMK viii, [1], 162 pages. Attractively colour-illustrated maroon boards. Two maps in pocket inside back board. Printed upon glossy stock. Black and white photos, illustrations, graphs and tables. "Seven of the papers are devoted to discussion of stratigraphy and stratigraphic problems, three are discourses on structural problems, two are concerned with economic geology, and one with the development of hydroelectric power in the Bow River drainage basin. Begins with a brief sketch of the human history of the area being studied." - Preface. Intended to serve as a useful and... View more info

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Reflections of West Wawanosh

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Natural Heritage Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4017

ISBN: 1896219195

Condition: Fine


1896219195 683 pages. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. A history of settlement in this district. Wonderful endpaper photo of a local barn-raising scene. Laminated two-sided map of local real estate parcels and their owners laid-in. Brown boards adorned in gilt. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. A beautiful copy of this marvelous local history.. View more info

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Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History (Pacific Rim Archaeology,)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 731H3900

ISBN: 0774809817

Condition: Good


0774809817 380 pages. "Updates and expands our understanding of the nature and evolution of precontact Northwest Coast society to reveal the vibrant, rich cultures that existed there. Scholars and students of archaeology and anthropology, and those with an interest in Northwest Coast history will find this volume especially rewarding." - back board. Maps, diagrams, tables, graphs, black and white reproductions of photos, and index. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound working copy. 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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Tyee : The Story of the Tyee Club of British Colombia

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Ptarmigan Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155H3777

ISBN: 0919537413

Condition: Very Good


0919537413 The Tyee Club of British Columbia began in 1924 with a group of anglers who returned to Campbell River each year in pursuit of the elusive "Tyee" - a coastal Indian word meaning, "the chief", a Chinook salmon, 30 pounds or larger. 208 pages. Bibliography. Sepia-tone reproductions of photos plus several in colour. Lists of trophy winners. Unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket not included. An attractive copy. View more info

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THE SAINT LAWRENCE BASIN

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, LAWRENCE AND BULLEN: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721H3728

ISBN: B000RXIZHK

Condition: Good


B000RXIZHK xl, 451, 4 [ads] pages. Two large colour fold-out maps of North American drainage basins by J.G. Bartholomew; Black and white photographic plates and diagrams. "In the following pages an attempt has been made to set forth in order the chief facts relating to the discovery and exploration of the northeastern part of the continent of North America." - Preface. Professionally rebacked using original cloth. Unmarked with average wear. Small tape repair to first fold-out map. Second fold-out map loose but present with minor loss to one corner. A sound copy. MORLEY [Ontari... View more info

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Columns, cornices, & coal: The heritage resources of Nanaimo

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, The Commission: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754H3775

ISBN: 0968358306

Condition: Good


0968358306 "For the first time, Nanaimo's historic treasures are documented in a single, comprehensive survey." - page 7. 90 pages. Index by street address. Glossary of architectural terms. Biographical sketches of architects. Black and white reproductions of photos accompany text describing noteworthy structures from downtown/old city, Harewood, Newcastle, Northend, Southend, and Chase River. Some structures documented here have already been torn down. Valuable documentation of Nanaimo's architectural heritage. Unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Recipes with a touch of nostalgia: Centennial cookbook, Christ Church, Millarville, 1896-1996

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Millarville, AB, Canada, Ladies Senior Guild, Christ Church: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 747H3603

ISBN: 1550563297

Condition: Good


1550563297 182 pages. Cookbook published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Christ Church, Millarville, Alberta, in 1996. Includes some history of the church. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this nostalgic Millarville memento. 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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The Marine Pilots of Canada's West Coast

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Hill Wilson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 666H3366

ISBN: B004KIONOC

Condition: Very Good


B004KIONOC Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. xii, 278, [32] pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bibliography. Index of pilots. Index of vessels. Chapters include: The History of Pilotage; The Legislation; The Pilots and the District; Tales of the Pilots and the Coast of British Columbia; The Pilot Boats of British Columbia. Author spent 48 years at sea, including 26 as a pilot. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. [ISBN 9973785306] View more info

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Military Technique Policy and Strategy in History (Military Historical Institute)

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Ministry of National Defence Publishing House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3357

ISBN: B0000E89MM

Condition: Good


B0000E89MM 922 pages. Index. "Deals with the development of war techniques throughout centuries, the Pole's [Poland's] participation in the US War of Independence, and with the questions of Poland's policy and strategy during World War Two." - page 7. Unmarked with moderate wear to pale green cloth-covered boards. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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Distinctiveness and Memory

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 522H3288

ISBN: 0195169662

Condition: Good


0195169662 xiv, 476 pages. References. Author and subject indexes. "The first book to present an historical overview of distinctiveness and memory, the results of current research, and several new theories. A valuable resource for student and professional researchers in neuroscience and cognitive, developmental, and social psychology." - dust jacket. Underlining and marginalia to first 70 pages, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Gravestone Inscriptions Volume 12: Co. Down (Gravestone Inscriptions)

By: N/A

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Belfast, Ulster-Scot Historical Foundation: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3281

ISBN: B00C5I60U4

Condition: Fair


B00C5I60U4 123 pages. Four pages of black and white reproductions of photos. "Rescues and puts on record the history of families in the Ards peninsula area. The crowded little graveyard at Greyabbey is full of interest and detail and yet it is scarcely noticed by visitors to the more familiar Cistercian abbey which stands beside it." - Foreword. Chapters include: Ballyblack Presbyterian Graveyard, Grey Abbey Grounds, Grey Abbey Graveyard, Kircubbin Presbyterian Graveyard, Loughinisland Graveyard, Magheradrool Graveyard. Average wear. Inside of front cover taped to textblock. Bin... View more info

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Sea Power Ashore and in the Air

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Halstead Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3278

ISBN: 1920831452

Condition: Very Good


1920831452 320 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Leading historians look back over more than one hundred years to show how navies have often made a critical difference to the fighting ashore and the contest for mastery in the air. Topics treated in detail include: The naval air war over Galipoli, Japan's joint operation in China in 1895, Air defence of naval and amphibious forces in the Falklands, Australian naval pilots and air mobile helicopter operations in Vietnam, German Navy land campaigns of WWII, THe US Navy in the capture of Okinawa, Submarine... 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