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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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Columbia River Gorge History, Volume One (1)

By: Attwell, Jim

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Skamania, Washington, Tahlkie Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113G4499

Condition: Good


150 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "Covers some of the early history around the Cascades from 1805 into 1865." - from page 150. Contents include: the native Indians, adventures of the fur trappers, homesteaders and settlers, portage roads, first steamboats, early government and tax rolls, first steam locomotive in the Northwest. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Minor erasure blemish in upper right corner of front cover. A sound copy. View more info

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Canadian Collector Magazine, September 1985, Volume 20, No. 5

By: Bradshaw, Marian Hahn

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9243

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Duke of York's tureen's reunited at Christie's; Art and Culture of the peoples of the Northwest Territories; Northwest Territories Quillwork and Tufting; Parks Canada - Prairie Region; Personal Possessions of Fur Traders and Trappers 1800-1920; Buttons for the collector and the archaeologist; Preserved Provisions - Food for the Royal Navy in the High Arctic, 1818-1875; Tin (Can) Archaeology on the Chilkoot Trail; Selections from Fort Garry - Hudson's Bay Company historical collection enters sixth decade; Bottles from a cellar at St. Andrew's rectory, Manitoba; The Mothe... View more info

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The Wide World - The Magazine for Everybody, July, 1919, Vol. XLIII, No. 255: Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny

By: Butler, H.G.; Hornbeck, R.R.; Garnett, L.; Rockman, E.; Clark-Kennedy, S.; McMillan, A.; Masters, D.; Shane, M.; Garland, E.; Jordan, J.; Beattie, S.; Courtier-Forster, R.; St. Lawrence, B.; Humpherus, S.; Lees, G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123G3915

Condition: Good


Pages 180-262 plus 16 pages of ads. This is a particularly excellent issue jammed full of fascinating accounts. Features: Terrible Experiences in the Arctic - a whaling schooner is crushed by ice and its crew exists on moss and snow for nearly a week; Amat Sik - Hero of the Singapore Mutiny - he avenged the killing of his employer, an English officer; The Trade Guilds of Constantinople - article with truly amazing photos; The Yaqui Luck-Piece; My Brumby Hunt; When Everything Happened to Me - hauling timber in the 1870s; Salving (Salvaging) Fifty Million Pounds' Worth of Shipping - fantastic ... View more info

Into the Amazon: Chico Mendes and the Struggle for the Rain Forest

By: Dwyer, Augusta

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Firefly Books Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24200122

ISBN: 1550132237

Condition: Fine


1550132237 250 pages. The revealing story of the people who live in the forest: the rubber trappers, river people, small landholders and natives. Author not only spoke to them; she lived among them, sharing their meals and their way of life. Clean. Very light wear. Unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, December (Dec.) 1, 1954 - The Crew-Cuts / How Plante and Drapeau Licked the Montreal Underworld

By: Fraser, Blair; Johnstone, Ken; Tinker, Frank A.; Bodsworth, Fred; Callwood, June; Croft, Frank; Rosenfeld, Max; O'Hagan, H.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean-Hunter: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4694

ISBN: B01D6QJFAA

Condition: Good


B01D6QJFAA 116 pages. Features: Lovely Frankline Arbuckle cover art features Santa being photographed in the snow by Karsh while his reindeer look on; Colour ad for the Parker '51' pen inside front cover; One-page Birks Jewellers ad features pricey diamond adornments; One page ad for Canadian General Electric features their Musaphonic radio and also includes the C406, C405, C409, C408 and C625/6; Two-page Recall ad features Christmas gift suggestions - and their 1954 prices!; Sir Winston Churchill reaches eighty; Jordan is Britain's Anti-Britihs Ally; Lovely two-page colour ad for the Chrysle... View more info

Real West - Volume XII, Number 67, January 1969

By: Masulli, Patrick: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Derby, CT, Charlton Publications, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83209882

Condition: Very Good


82 pages. Features: Ben Williams - Quaker Marshal; Searchlight was a Live Wire; Cabin Bushwhack; Senor Jack Rabbit; Bose Ikard - Top Hand; Wild Bill Hickok - the Man and the Legend; Mom Saved the Bacon; Hank Monk - King of the Stage Drivers; The Lost Gold of the Emigdianos; The Cattle Empire of Peter French; Ordeal by Blizzard; Strange Case of "Happy Tom"; Trappers of the West. View more info

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Cariboo and Northwest Digest Magazine, April 1951 - Montana to the Klonkyke/Frank R. Miles - Part 1 of 3

By: Miles, Frank R.; Sahonovitch, A.; Lindsay, F.W.; Kopas, Clifford R.; Norman, Sidney

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Cariboo Digest Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1018

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Cover photo looking up the Yukon River from the wheelhouse of a sternwheeler; Why Not From Krupps to Japan - an anti-Japan rant by Sahonovitch; And Why Not Join the U.S.?; "Delate Klush Muck-A-Muck" - article with fantastic photos of the native eulachon (oolichan) industry; There's Gougers in Them Thar Hills; From Montana to the Klondyke - Part 1 of 3 - The Stikine Trail to Telegraph Creek and Dawson City (1897); Now is the time to join the Registered Trappers Association; The Hospital Insurance Act; politically incorrect African cartoon; Great New Natural Gas Wel... View more info

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The Gun Report Magazine - May 1972

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, World-Wide Gun Report: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 877A8785

Condition: Good


Features: U.S. Naval Martial Sidearms.. 1775-1875 Section II, Part III; Trails, Trappers and Traders; One of Forty; More on Perrin Revolver; The Exercise of Armes. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Solid copy. View more info

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The Wide World Magazine - July 1928, Vol. LXI, No. 364

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123A9665

Condition: Fair


Features: Two Men and a Donkey - Part I - two young artists walk from the South of France to Spain; With a Pack-Train in Jasper National Park, Canada; Dead Men's Tracks - Part II - a Western Australia Story about a lost mine; My Adventures in Mexico - Part I, by John Edwin Hogg; Obtaining an identity card in France; The Harpist of Alexandria; My First Panther - The Fur Trail - a trappers tale from the southern end of Kootenay Lake, British Columbia, Canada; To Lhasa in Disguise - Part III (Conclusion) - how a white woman succeeded, for the first time in history, in entering Lhasa, the Forbidd... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, September 1954, Australian Edition

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 842A0735

Condition: Good


Features: Brennan goes Trapping - a young Irishman joins a party of trappers setting out for wild country in Canada; A Matter of Command - Master and Mate did not get along; "Chink-Running" - smuggling Chinese into America across the Detroit River; Desert Cities of M'Zab - driven out of North Africa, the Mozabites fled south and settled in the Sahara; A Man of Mettle - a Kashmiri Headsman aids four R.A.F Officers on leave; The White Porpoise - what happened when a couple of youngsters used a home-made harpoon in Loch Long, Scotland; Land Without Women - Greek monasteries where females ... View more info

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The Wide World Magazine, August 1954

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1731

Condition: Good


Features: Brennan goes Trapping - a young Irishman joins a party of trappers setting out for wild country in Canada; A Matter of Command - Master and Mate did not get along; "Chink-Running" - smuggling Chinese into America across the Detroit River; Desert Cities of M'Zab - driven out of North Africa, the Mozabites fled south and settled in the Sahara; A Man of Mettle - a Kashmiri Headsman aids four R.A.F Officers on leave; The White Porpoise - what happened when a couple of youngsters used a home-made harpoon in Loch Long, Scotland; Land Without Women - Greek monasteries where females ... View more info

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The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, January 23, 1960

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Winnipeg Tribune: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4060

Condition: Good


39 pages. Features: Berlin's Girl Spies trade Allure for Secrets - Ernst "Jellyroll" Wollweber's Red Mata Haris keep Allied spy catchers busy - Ermgard Schmidt; Margarete Pfeiffer, 'Gardy' Schmidt, Ursula Schmidt; Trappers hit the Convention Trail to discuss Saskatchewan't oldest industry, trapping; Their Sound of Music Carries Far - Les Jeunesses Musicales; Lively sketches by the talented pen of Queen Victoria (part 2 of 2); Madame Butterfly's New Look - western influence has revolutionized the Japanese idea of feminine beauty (with photos); House party with a purpose - six Californi... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine: Bound Issues January 5, 1981 Through March 30, 1981

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 857C6080

Condition: Very Good


Over one inch thick. Some of the many topics include: 1980 - the turbulent year that was; Shelly Hack; Farley Mowat; U.S. Heads into Recession; Terry Fox Cover Illustration; Trudeau wants to patriate the constitution; Indonesia's struggles; Kayakers visit the rivers of the Himalayas; The NHL Comes of Age; Italians are returning home from Canada; The stench of political patronage in Quebec; Economic harship in Britain; Margie Gillis; Truedea's quest for a foreign policy; John Dowd creates the Ronald Reagan survival kit; Kim Mitchell - Max Webster is about to trade its cult status for internati... View more info

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Them Days, Volume 4, Number 3, 1979 - Stories of Early Labrador

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Labrador, Them Days: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217G0033

Condition: Good


64 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Trappers We Were; Puijeup unipkausinga (A story about seals); Memories of L'anse au Diable; Labrador crafts - Birth Braiding; Joseph Michelin (1845-1940); Freeman Saunders; My Mother; Short Stuff; Labrador dogs; Nanualuk (The White Bear); The Bread; Labrador Gallery - great portrait of David Martin of Cartwright in his WWI garb. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Le Samedi - Le Magazine National Des Canadiens, Montreal, 9 Mars 1946 - Maurice "Rocket" Richard Cover Photo

By: Payen, Rene; Lothian, John; Cabaud, Henri; Major, Oscar; De Forge, Henry; Merouvel, Charles;

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Montreal, Le Publications Poirier, Bessette & Cie, Limited: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813G0995

Condition: Good


36 pages. Magnificent two-colour cover illustration of Montreal Canadiens great Maurice "Rocket" Richard. Features: Du Petrole en Gaspesie!; Quand la Debacle Fait Des Siennes; Galeries D'Artistes; Tout Chateau a Son Histoire; La Statue Vivante; Dans Le Monde Sportif; Colombinette; Miserables Destinees - notre feuilleton; Tom L'Intrepide; O'Keefe's brewing ad on back cover features photo of trappers on snowshoes. All text in French. Moderate wear. A splendid vintage collectible for a serious fan of the Montreal Canadiens. View more info

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Cariboo and Northwest Digest Magazine, May 1951 - Frank R. Miles Expedition, Part 2 of 3

By: Sahonovitch, A.; Collier, Eric; MacBride, W.D.Olds, C.H.; Andre, Richard; Miles, Frank R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Cariboo Digest Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1016

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo of gold panning on Eldorado Creek in 1898; B.C. Could Lose Peace River Block - If Southerners Don't Wake Up; Trapping is My Meal Ticket - article with photos; From Montana to the Klondyke - Part 2 of 3 - The Winter of 1897-1898 around Dawson City, in the words of Frank R. Miles, June 23, 1898 - article with great photos; Progress Report - Gas at an Estimated 70 lbs pressure blows mud from Kersley Oil & Gas Co. Test Hole - article with great photos; Sixth Annual Convention of Trappers' Association; Alcan Kitimat Plant Preparations; Red Cross Hospital at Alexis C... View more info

Beating Around the Bush: A Life in the Northern Forest

By: Taylor, Wilf; Fry, Alan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46400044

ISBN: 1550170155

Condition: Fine


1550170155 250 pages. Author recounts his dealings with testy bears, inept supervisors, and overzealous hunters. Reveals the spirit of the true backwoods survivors, those who make do with very little and, when necessary, bend the rules to make things work. Told with humour and compassion. Clean and unmarked. Negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Beating Around the Bush: A Life in the Northern Forest

By: Taylor, Wilf; Fry, Alan

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86301884

ISBN: 1550170155

Condition: Fine


1550170155 250 pages. Alan Fry's signature upon title page. In this irreverent look at backwoods life and politics Wilf Taylor recounts his dealings with zesty bears, inept supervisors, and overzealous hunters. Reveals the human side of a rugged and unforgiving land. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket protected by clear glossy protective cover. Excellent copy. View more info