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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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Canadian West Magazine - Summer 1988

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9213

ISBN: B00UBHPZ5W

Condition: Very Good


B00UBHPZ5W Features: Cumberland's Historic Chinatown; City in Panic - Firebug in Nelson; Prelude to Bonanza - A Yukon gold rush which preceded the Klonkike; Pioneer ships of B.C. Clean, bright and unmarked. View more info

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One came late: A true unsponsored story of one Canadian

By: Allen, Phillip E

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Edmonton, P.E. Allen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431G3086

ISBN: 0969625707

Condition: Good


0969625707 349 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Map endpapers. Signed by author upon back of front free endpaper. In 1947 the author re-trekked and re-lived the 'Gold Trails of '98' made famous by Robert W. Service - with only a clarinet, a typewriter and a dime. Sllight lean to spine. Moderate wear. A sound copy of this wonderfully high-spirited tale. View more info

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Colour Plate Containing: Horizontal Section of Part of the Comstock Lode, 331 Feet Below the Outcrop at Gould & Curry Mine; and East and West Section Across Part of the Leadville Mining District

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Publisher Not Stated: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228A7974

Condition: Very Good


Outside dimensions 14.5" x 10.5" Circa 1902. Centerfold. Light wear. Please see our photo for details. View more info

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Sixty (60) Years on the Klondike

By: Baird, Andrew

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Gordon Black Publications Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463G2994

Condition: Good


111 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. A series of articles by Andrew Baird which appeared in Western Miner magazine and are now compiled into book form. Baird left his native Australia and spent sixty years in the Klondike. He acquired fifteen claims on Sulphur Creek and for ten years carried on an individual placer mining operation - so he knows of what he writes. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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Canadian West Magazine - The Pioneer Years: Jan./Feb./Mar. 1993, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Collector's #31)

By: Basque, Garnet: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Sunfire: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9072

Condition: Very Good


46 pages. Abundantly illustrated with colour and black and white archival photos. Features: The Origins of the Fraser River Gold Rush; Donald McLean - Hudson's Bay Company Man at Hat Creek; Death in the Barrens of the North West Territories; Rocky Mountain Rangers - Southern Alberta Milita. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 1969: Cover Photo of the Boston Bruins' "Cocksure Derek Sanderson"

By: Carney, Pat; Ross, Alexander; Shulman, Morton; Tower, Courtney; Ruddy, Jon; Davey, Senator Keith; Fischler, Stan; Edmonds, Alan; McKee, Jon; McLean, Keitha; Tennant, Hal; Harris, Marjorie

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G3407

Condition: Good


116 pages. Features: Fantastic full-page colour-photo ad for Canadian Lord Calvert whisky features Oscar Peterson and Guy Lombardo; Full-page ad for the 1970 Arctic Cat Panther; The Black Gold (Oil) Rush of '69 - drilling for gold in the Canadian Arctic; Could the 1929 Crash Happen Again?; A Hole in the Muskeg with Two Billion Dollars In It - excerpt from Morton Shulman's book about a Texas Gulf Sulphur Co. geologist and his hunch; Derek Sanderson - The Dead-End Kid Who Wants to Be a Superstar - Feature Article with colour photos; Colour Ski-Doo ad; The Violent Death of Paddy Donovan; How to ... View more info

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Atlin : the Story of British Columbia's Last Gold Rush (The Story Of British Columbia's Last Gold Rush)

By: Christine Frances Dickinson; Diane Solie Smith

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Atlin Historical Society: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C8530

ISBN: 0968019307

Condition: Very Good


0968019307 379 pages. Footnotes. Index. Glossary. Footnotes. Maps. Reproductions of many black and white archival photos. Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. Chapters include: Before Gold, Discovery on Pine Creek, The Trails to Atlin Creek, 1899 - The Boom Year, Bureaucrats and Bunglers - The Role of Government; The Placer Creeks, The Japanese Incident, Quest for a Mother Lode, The Political Scene, Commerce and Industry, Keeping the Peace, Men of God and Their Churches, Care of the Sick, Fire Fighting, Mining Camp Schools, Gold Camp Society, They Lived Off the Land, So... View more info

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Make It Pay! : Gold Dredge #4 : Klondike, Yukon, Canada

By: David Neufeld; Patrick Habiluk; Habiluk, Patrick

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. Inc.: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 862C5436

ISBN: 0929521889

Condition: Very Good


0929521889 64 pages. Endnotes. Great black and white archival photos throughout. Specifications of the dredge inside back cover. View more info

'Stroller' White - Tales of a Klondike Newsman

By: de Armond, R.N.: Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Mitchell Press Limited: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72603933

Condition: Very Good


182 pages. A book of lively anecdotes of the Klondike and Alaska told by a beloved writer who was part of the great Gold Rush and who stayed in the North until he died. You'll enjoy strolling with a Klondike newsman vicariously through the scenes he saw and vastly appreciated. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear and large repaired tears to back of dust jacket. Nice copy overall. View more info

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Pemberton - the History of a Settlement

By: Decker, Frances; Fougberg, Margaret; Ronayne, Mary

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Pemberton, BC, Pemberton Pioneer Women: 1978

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 711C5011

Condition: Good


348 pages including index and select bibliography and photo gallery. Topics include: the native people, the Lillooets, and their first known contacts with Europeans; Hurrying miners of the Gold Rush; isolated pioneer farmers; the eventual dyking and drainage of the valley which resulted, finally, in a road to Vancouver. Text is graced with many historical black and white photos. Moderate wear and soiling. Unmarked. Tight and sqaure. A quality copy. View more info

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The Northwest Digest [Magazine], December [Dec.] 1958 - The Cariboo Gold Rush With Many Previously Unpublished Photos

By: Downs, A.; Downs, D.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Northwest Digest Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4130

Condition: Good


46 pages. This special issue contains many outstanding photos from the albums of Victoria photographer F. Dally who visited the Cariboo in 1868. Features: Transportation to the Goldfields; Photos of Barkerville and its pioneers; Famous photos of the Cariboo gold rush by C. Fulton; The Ne'er Do Well Claim; The Prairie Flower Claim; The Forest Rose Claim; The Mucho Oro Claim; The Aurora claim; The Davis Claim; The Quesnel hockey team in 1912; Soda Creek in 1868; Boston Bar in 1863; A mule train crossing the Quesnel River in 1868; The Cottonwood House; Various sternwheelers; Nicaragua Bluff in ... View more info

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Canadian Treasure Magazine - True Stories on Lost, Sunken and Buried Treasure - Volume 2, Number 3 (Collector's No. 6), Fall 1974

By: Friesen, V.C.; Cochrane, Hugh F.; Paterson, T.W.; Basque, Garnet

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Garnet Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115H3124

Condition: Very Good


40 pages. Features: Bill Miner - Gentlemanly Highwayman; James Houston - First Man to Discover Gold?; Treasure from Outer Space; A Metal Detector You Can Build in One Evening; New Brunswick - Sophia Jones Hamilton was no lady; Ontario's Forgotten Gold Rush - Marcus Herbert Powell made a discovery at Eldorado, Ontario; and more. Pages toned with age, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Frontier Times Magazine - Non-Fiction, November (Nov.) 1966: Clay Allison - Cowboy and Gunfighter

By: Gipson, Fred; Thorp, Raymond W.; Lyon, Howard E.; Ball, Eve; Parrish, Joe K.; Schoenberger, Dale; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Western: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823H2387

Condition: Good


72 pages. Many black and white reproductions of fascinating archival photos. Features: Robert Clay Allison (The Wild Wolf) - the cowboy gunfighter born near Waynesboro in Wayne County, Tennessee; The Early Cattle Trails - Three Mountain Road, Wilderness Road and Bay State Cowpath were forerunners of the Longhorn highways; Dakota Mail Riflers and Special Agent John B. Furay; A Hallway in Hades - Quicksilver/Mercury discovery on a section of land owned by Howard E. Perry east of Terlingua, a hamlet of jacals in the Big Bend in Brewster County, Texas; A Man the Earth Talked To - Senator John He... View more info

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The golden grindstone;: The adventures of George M. Mitchell,

By: Graham, Angus

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Toronto, J.B. Lippincott Co: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H4363

ISBN: B0008565KG

Condition: Fair


B0008565KG Signed and inscribed by George M. Mitchell upon title page. viii, 304 pages. Four black and white maps. Eleven black and white illustrations. "A well written book on an unusual Klondike gold rush adventure. In an uncommon move, Mitchell and his partners approached the Yukon via the Slave and Mackenzie and up the Peel and Wind rivers. He was injured and remained with the Loucheaux (Kutchin) Indians for many months." - G.J. Kim Whale. "Includes descriptions of the country, hunting, the customs and life of the Indians, with notes on scurvy." - Arctic Bibliography... View more info

Gold Rush in the Cariboo - Ginn Studies in Canadian History

By: Harper, P.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Ginn and Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15604639

Condition: Very Good


24 pages. Abundantly illustrated. Nice learning tool for students. Few markings. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Halfway to the goldfields: A history of Lillooet

By: Harris, Lorraine

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, J. J. Douglas: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 664G4285

ISBN: 0888940629

Condition: Good


0888940629 98 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "The gold rush of 1858 brought hordes of miners to the interior of British Columbia, and most of them passed through Lillooet. Many abandoned the search for gold and stayed to carve lives for themselves in the area. This is their story." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

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The Yukon

By: Hinton, A. Cherry (Signed); Godsell, Philip H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721G4604

Condition: Fair


184 pages. Index. Thirty-one pages of black and white photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by Hinton upon front free endpaper. Presents the Yukon's lively history from the gold rush through to construction of the Alaska Highway. Average wear. Binding intact. Some sunning to back strip. A sound copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, October (Oct.) 11, 1958 - Memoirs of A.Y. Jackson / Herman Geiger-Torel / Soapy Smith

By: Hutton, Eric; Jackson, A.Y.; Allen, R.T.; Sclanders, I.; berton, Pierre; McLeod, D.; Clare, J.; MacDonald, David; Donald, Jack; Yutang, Lin; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4718

Condition: Good


112 pages. Features: Marvelous cover art by John Little illustrates fall leaves being burned just north of Lafontaine Park in Montreal's east end; Nice colour-photo ad for GWG features beige fashions for him and her; Eddie Shack top NHL rookie, say coaches; Funky colour-photo GE ad for Coloramic Light Bulbs; Fantastic two-page colour ad for Moirs Pot of Gold Chocolates; Lin Yutang says "Let's stop being polite to the Russians"; Marconi TV ad; Matinee cigarette ad features one-page colour photo of formal couple; Beverley Baxter's article discusses Lady Rhondda and how taxes wrecked her... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Post, December (Dec.) 24, 1955: Arthur Godfrey / Rebirth of the Ohio River

By: Hycz, V. Nelson, K.; Dixon, K.; Godfrey, A.; Jennings, D.; Halsey, A. Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis Publishing Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0773

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: I was a daughter of the Gold Rush - the exciting story of Klondy Nelson; The Face of America - Song of Old (photo); Rebirth of the Ohio River; This is My Story - Arthur Godfrey (part 8 of 8); Exiles of the Wasteland - Red Shaw and Lou Kley run an isolated Utah railroad outpost for the Southern Pacific Railroad; What Happened to These Children - fascinating explanation of the 700-year-old mystery of the Pied Piper of Hamelin; Cities of the world (#15) - Guatemala City; How to Handle $100,000,000 - The Philadelphia Board of City Trusts. Fiction: A Candle of the Lord; The La... View more info