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Best Mounted Police Stories

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Canada, The University of Alberta Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72500134

ISBN: 0888640544

Condition: Very Good


0888640544 258 pages. Short stories which can be read for sheer thrills: outlaws, smugglers, trappers, rebellion, the Gold Rush, and the opening of the new territory... adventure in an untamed land. Light wear and soiling to edges. Contents unmarked. View more info

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Old & new furrows: The story of Rosthern

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Rosthern Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4288

ISBN: 0919213073

Condition: Very Good


0919213073 xi, 694 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos of local scenes and residents. Prior owner's name and date upon front free endpaper, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Light wear to red illustrated cloth-covered boards. A quality copy of this very informative Saskatchewan local history and genealogical reference. Arora 3625. View more info

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Historic Saskatoon: A Concise Illustrated History of Saskatoon

By: Archer, John H.; Bates, J.C.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, The Junior Chamber of Commerce: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A8977

Condition: Good


63 pages. Circa 1947. Many fascinating archival black and white photographic plates. Includes wonderful full-page survey of the Temperance Colony of Saskatoon, dated 1883. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. View more info

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The Ponoka Book: Fiftieth (50th) Anniversary 1904-1954

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ponoka, Alberta, Printed By the Ponoka Herald, Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648G1646

Condition: Good


93 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Published as a tribute to the pioneers who opened up the district and to commemorate the town's 50th anniversary. Contents include: The First White Man; The Indians; The Calgary-Edmonton Trail; The Missionaries; The Traders; Rebellion; Here Comes the Railroad; Agriculture and Progress; The Ponoka District; Pioneers; Ponoka's Churches; Provincial Mental Hospital (now The Centennial Centre); Clubs and Lodges; Coming of the Pests. Average external wear and soiling. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound copy ... View more info

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Northwest Rebellion: 1885 - 17 Minute VHS Video Tape in Case

By: Author Unknown

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, MGC: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 816A2637

Condition: Fair


VHS tape with case. "In March 1885, Prime Minister John A. MacDonald launched a massive military attack against some 600 Indians and Metis who were fighting desperately for their right to a place in the Northwest. This film explores the reasons for the rebellion and depicts the events leading up to and including the final battle at Batoche - in what is now the province of Saskatchewan." - from case. Undated. Circa 1990? Usual library markings. Above-average wear. View more info

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Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, October (Oct.) 1962, Number 10, Volume 46 - Counter-Insurgent Operations in Indonesia, 1958

By: Baldwin, H.W.; Weller, J.; Loomis, D.G.; Williams, Samuel T.; Howell, D.W.; Carrington, G.W. Jr.; Brube, F.E.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4345

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Photo ad for the Sikorsky S-61 helicopter; Excellent two-page photo ad for the Vigilant tank killing system by the British Aircraft Corporation, which is mounted on scout cars; Biological Agents in Future War; Small Unit Operations - Counterguerrilla War - Part 5 of a series; Nice photo ad for FMC's new LCA; No Need for Despair (part 1 of 2) - argues WWI combatants hurt each other more than in any war since; Russian Small Arms and Tactics - major photo-illustrated article (part 1 of 2); Counter-Insurgent Operations in Indonesia in 1958 - how Sukharno's government crushed t... View more info

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Reminiscences of the North-West Rebellions

By: Boulton, Charles Arkell

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Toronto, Davis & Henderson/Grip Printing and Publishing: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604121

Condition: Good


531 pages. Black and white illustrations. Fold-out map. With a record of the raising of her majesty's 100th Regiment in Canada and a chapter on Canadian social and political life. Lovely gilt illustration and lettering upon red front board. Lettering upon spine worn but generally legible. Binding and hinges intact. No external markings. Endpapers unmarked. Library stamp to verso of frontis, title page and its verso, and page 25. No other markings. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

WHEN FREEDOM WAS LOST

By: Brown, Lorne

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41601855

ISBN: 0920057772

Condition: Fine


0920057772 208 pages including footnotes and black and white photographs. Backbreaking work for slave wages in labour camps - that was the government's response to thousands of young men looking for jobs in the Dirty Thirties. This historical account tells the little-known story of the jobless who drifted across the country during the Depression and were drawn into the work camps - offered poor food, mass shelter, and a few pennies a day in exchange for doney work on major government projects. Records the desperation, disillusionment, and rebellion of these welfare inmates, and the repressi... View more info

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The Romance of The Prairie Provinces

By: Burt, A. L.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, W. J. Gage & Co., Limited: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105H4420

ISBN: B071NZXY4R

Condition: Good


B071NZXY4R viii, 272 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations, maps and reproductions of archival photos. "An interesting history is one of the greatest resources a nation may possess. It inspires the soul of patriotism. No country is richer in this source of inspiration than Canada, and of its story no part is more romantic than that of the Prairie Provinces." - Preface. The eighteen chapters include: The First Inhabitants; The First White Men on the Prairie; Life on the Banks of the Red River; How the Riel Rebellion Produced the Province of Manitoba; and more. Publisher's s... View more info

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Life of Louie Riel

By: Charlebois, Peter

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Nc Pr: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 106A1081

ISBN: 091960112X

Condition: Fair


091960112X 256 pages. Abundantly illustrated with black and white archival photos upon glossy stock. "I found the text itself admirable - Dr. Charlebois writes with a restraint which is much more effective than any less careful style would have been, and yet, of course, through the words emerges a sense of rage and grief." - Margaret Lawrence. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Binding sound. Still a useful reference copy. View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, March 9, 1957 - Victor Borge / Inside Defiant Poland / Don Newcombe

By: Clad, Noel; Lamson, Ruth; Hawskins, John and Ward; Kelly, Pat; Walsh, Thomas; Hottelet, Richart; Tyler, Poyntz; Mannix, Daniel; Newcombe, Don; Mitchell, Mary; Borge, Victor; MacKaye, Milton; Case, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357G2396

Condition: Good


116 pages. Fiction: Dynamic Woman; Never Trust a Blonde; Too Young to Marry; The Peaceful Rebellion; The Golden Shadow (part 2 of 4); Murder on Order. Articles: Inside Defiant Poland - the astounding change in the ways of Communism under Wladyslaw Gomulka; The Happy Fugitives from Flatbush - American Safety Razor moves from Brooklyn to Staunton, Virginia - article with photos; Living Mysteries of the Deep - color fish photos; I'm No Quitter - Dodger Pitcher Don Newcombe on how it feels to have your courage questioned when you fail in the World Series; Children Are Smarter Than You Think - in... View more info

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The Times History of the War - Part 39, Vol. 3, May 18, 1915 - The South African Rebellion

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A8699

Condition: Good


Numerous black and white photographs. Part 39 of a series "...Framed with the object of producing an account of the great contest now in progress, which shall be at once popular and authoritative... An account written by men of great experience in political, military, and naval matters... Will contain a great deal of first-hand material which will be really valuable to historians of the future." - From Preface. Contents: Chapter LXIV - The South African Rebellion. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. Laid in is an insert which lists the contents of Volume III of this series. ... View more info

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My Naval Career and Travels

By: E.H. Seymour

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Smith Elder: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 661H3414

ISBN: B002AGE170

Condition: Fair


B002AGE170 xvi, 429 pages. Index. Frontis portrait of author plus eight black and white plates illustrating ships. Seymour was a Royal Navy officer who rose to the rank of Admiral of the Fleet. He saw action in the Crimean War, the Battle of Canton, The Battle of Taku Forts, the Battle of Cixi, and the Boxer Rebellion. This copy belonged to Casper Swinley (1898-1983) of the Royal Navy. His bookplate is affixed to verso of front free endpaper. In addition, his handwritten note affixed to recto of front free endpaper states he carried Admiral Seymour's medals at his funeral on March 7th, ... View more info

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Riel and the Rebellion

By: Flanagan, Thomas

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604912

ISBN: 088833110X

Condition: Good


088833110X 177 pages. Index. Notes. "Yields a picture of missed opportunities for reconciliation rather than unrelenting oppression, of mistakes, misjudgementss, and misperceptions, of a crucial collision of perspectives, and of the key role of Louis Riel." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Only moderate wear. Sound working copy. View more info

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Land of a Thousand Sorrows: The Australian Prison Journal, 1840-1842, of the Exiled Canadien Patriote, François-Maurice Lepailleur (English and French Edition)

By: François Maurice Lepailleur

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., University of British Columbia Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3316

ISBN: 0774801239

Condition: Very Good


0774801239 174 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Map. Text in English. "Written secretly at Longbottom prison, Lepailleur's day-to-day journal is a unique document. His daily record comments on beatings, thefts, marital relations, wages and prices. A detailed account is given of corrupt officialdom and police brutality, of the hatred inspired by collaborators and the solace brought by religion and the kindliness of neighbours and clergy. Above all, he conveys the emotional dimensions of the experience and the gradual degeneration of the human spirit.... View more info

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The Cradle of Rebellion: A History of the Secret Societies of France

By: Hodde, Lucien De La

Price: $499.95

Publisher: New York, John Bradburn: 1864

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 734C6244

Condition: Fair


479 pages. Translated from the French. "The object in translating this work, the production of a sparkling and witty French writer, De La Hodde, is to show the dangerous consequences, to society and government, arising from the practices of secret associations. It gives a perfect illustration of the operations of these associations in bringing about the present unprincipled rebellion in the United States. French characters, similar to the leading conspirators against our own government, are set forth in a way that gives the reader a clear insight into the science of demagogism, and lay... View more info

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American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", February (Feb.) 1961, Volume XCII No. 445 - The Smut Racket Must Be Stopped / Major George R. Jordan

By: Lipscomb, Ed; Oliver, Revilo P.; Schwengel, Hon. Fred; Mundt, Hon. Karl E.; Jordan, Major George R.; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A., Defenders of the Faith: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759H2237

Condition: Good


132 pages. Features: It is Happening Here - Current Misconceptions about Communism, by Revilo Oliver; Lincoln's Greatness - 1865; Are Churchmen Burying Us?; Thunder Frightens - Lightning Kills - The Soviet Union and Psychological Warfare; African Witches' Brew Concocted in Moscow - by Major George R. Jordan, author of "From Major Jordan's Diaries"; The Smut Racket Must Be Stopped - "The most infectious point of the disease is the family mailbox. It is here that so much of the pornographical sewage is dumped into the hands of so many of our children"; Let's Take a Look at the G... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, February 1944

By: Mandy, C.R.; Taylor, Carl N.; Walker, F.G.; Garnett, Colonel B.G.; Murphy, G.K.; Brennan, James; Clarke, G.; Hoskins, H.A.; Kenny, H.T.; Lyster, Joseph; Wright, Cassiter

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G0774

Condition: Good


Pages 223-290 plus ads. Features: The Taxi-man's Revenge - officers shot at Prince Rupert, British Columbia Court House in 1937; The Miracle; The Shooter; The Man Who Waited - a story from Oto in southern Nigeria in 1911; Loot From Peking - an important ring and tablets circa the Boxer Rebellion; The Human Tiger; First Blood - an amusing tale from India; Burton's Boots; My Wife; The Clue of the Single Finger-print, Part II - the hold-up of the First National Bank at Lamar, Colorado, and its bloody aftermath; O-I-L - a story from the wilds of Patagonia; Diamond Cut Diamond - A Gold Coast min... View more info

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Rebellion in Palestine

By: Marlowe, John

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A9452

Condition: Good


279 pages. Index. Chapters include: The Historical Background; The Balfour Declaration; The Post-War Settlement; The Palestine of the Mandate; The Arabs of Palestine; The Jews of Palestine; The Mandatory Power; The Palestine Administration; 1920-1935; the Rebellion - First Phase; The Peel Commission; the Rebellion - Second Phase; The London Conference; Some Aspects of the Rebellion; Epilogue - The War Years; The Palestine Mandate. Usual library markings. Average wear. Sound library binding. View more info

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The Granite Monthly, A New Hampshire Magazine, Devoted to Literature, History, and State Progress, April 1879, Vol. II, No. 7 - Col. John Hatch George

By: Moore, John C.; Woolson, Abba Goold; Friese, Alice Estelle; Page, Henrietta E.; Seales, John; Boodey, Mary Helen; Stevens, William E.; Lord, C.C.; Connor, Vianna A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dover, New Hampshire, H.H. Metcalf: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2877

Condition: Good


Pages 193-224. Features: Col. John Hatch George - article with full-page illustration of Mr. George; Men of Old Nottingham at the Battle of Bunker Hill; The N.H. Seventh at Ft. Wagner; In Battle and in Prison - A Reminiscence of the War of the Rebellion, by William E. Stevens; Manners and Customs in Hopkinton - No. 2 - Religious, Commercial, Political; Malaga. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info