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Image for Homesteaders & Homemakers A history of Elton Municipality

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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John H. Epp : A Biography

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, John H. Epp History: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3058

ISBN: 1550561928

Condition: Fine


1550561928 viii, 104 pages. Many black and white reproductions of photos. Biography of the founder of Winnipeg's Independent Credit Jewellers. Epp was also a big game hunter who developed a considerable collection of stuffed and mounted specimens. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear to blue leatherette covered boards. A nice copy. View more info

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Wings Over Dauphin: A History of a Forgotten Era

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, By Author: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 421H1223

ISBN: 1550563696

Condition: Very Good


1550563696 vii, 107 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. Documents the history of No. 10 Service Flying Training School and No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School which were hubs of Allied training activity near Dauphin, Manitoba during the second world war. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with lightest wear. A quality copy of this important record. View more info

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Crescentwood: A History

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Crescentwood Home Owners Association: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 538H0648

ISBN: 0969702809

Condition: Very Good


0969702809 175 pages. Footnotes. Oblong 9" x 11.3". Reproductions of black and white photos. Faux leather maroon-coloured boards. "A history of this remarkable area (of Winnipeg) as perceived through its realty, its buildings, and its people." - from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this informative reference. 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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The Changing Scene - a History of West St. Paul, Manitoba

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Manitoba, West St. Paul Centennial Committee: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 629A8994

ISBN: 0889256543

Condition: Very Good


0889256543 156 pages. Map endpapers. Abundant archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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A Century of Memories. Manson, McAuley and Willen. Archie Municipality 1883-1983.

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: McAuley, Manitoba, Archie Centennial Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AC9354

ISBN: 0889254184

Condition: Very Good


0889254184 415 pages. Index. A wonderful history of this area with sections devoted to: Municipal Reeves and Secretaries; Roll of Honour; Municipal History; Town History - church, school, sports, organizations; Manson; McAuley; Willen; Beaver Rapids District; Family Histories. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Reflections from Little Muddy Water: A history of Winnipegosis

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Winnipegosis History Book Committee: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AG0640

ISBN: 0889257760

Condition: Very Good


0889257760 520 pages. Index. Many black and white illustrations. Chapters include: Early History, The Fishing Industry, Lumbering, Agriculture, The War Years, Education, Winnipegosis News Reports from the Dauphin Herald; Local Government, Sports, Churches, Organizations, Family Histories, Mini Histories, Reminiscences and Diary Excerpt. Attractive silver decoration and lettering upon dark blue front board. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. An attractive copy of this substantial work. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: January 1967

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0116

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Beausejour's Glass Works - History of the Manitoba Glass Mfg. Co. Ltd. at Beausejour, Manitoba; Beauty in Ontario's Pioneer Coverlets; There's Something Heart-warming About a Log Cabin; Those Puzzles in Porcelain - Eighteenth Century English porcelain dishes; Dutch Mirror of History - A journey down Amsterdam's Mirror Street (Spiegelstraat); and Sheraton Chairs - A Brief Look at (Thomas) Sheraton, the Supreme Chair-Man. Minimal wear. Small mailing label top left back cover. Minor soiling on back cover. Front cover and contents clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Winnipeg's electric transit: The story of Winnipeg's streetcars and trolley busses

By: Baker, John E

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Railfare Enterprises: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0194

ISBN: 0919130313

Condition: Good


0919130313 192 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of over 300 archival black and white photos. "Traces this history of electric transportation in Winnipeg from the predecessor horsecar system to the final run of the streetcar in 1955 and the trolley coach in 1970... Will be invaluable to the urban historian and the electric railway enthusiast... Shows how Winnipeg and its transportation system developed together, each influencing the other." - from dust jacket. Includes maps and images of tickets and transfers plus an all-time roster of cars and trolley coaches. The au... View more info

Image for Brandon: A city, 1881-1961

Brandon: A city, 1881-1961

By: Barker, Graham Franklin

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, G. F. Barker: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G3575

ISBN: 0919213251

Condition: Fine


0919213251 431 pages. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. Author's signed bookplate, bearing typed name of recipient, inside front board. Handsome gilt adornment to dark blue front board. Presents the history of Brandon, Manitoba. Appears unread. Clean and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Vistas of Promise

By: Berry, Virginia C.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Winnipeg Art Gallery: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72207361

ISBN: 0889151377

Condition: Very Good


0889151377 88 pages. Oblong: 9" high by 12" wide. Attractive brown laminated illustrated covers. Printed on high quality paper. Abundantly illustrated in colour and black and white. Represents Part Two in the History of Artmaking in Manitoba produced by the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Shows how artists recorded the appearance of Manitoba and its inhabitants during the expansionary period between 1874 and 1919, early settlement days to the end of the First War. Dr. Berry's scholarship makes up a thorough review and analysis of the era, and is the only compendium of its type. Fading to... View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - A Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: November/December 1971, Volume 6, Number 8 *SPECIAL MANITOBA ISSUE*

By: Bradshaw, Marian: Editor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Antiques Collector: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764A9391

Condition: Good


87 pages. Features: Historic houses; The Dialect called Bungi; Early Manitoba Furniture; Seven Oaks House; Legislative Buildings; The Magnificent Adventure - The first printing press and publications west of Toronto in 1940 - James Evans; Log Construction at Red River; The Crockery Trade; Lower Fort Garry; St. Andrews on the Red; Story of Transportation; Ukrainians in the Manitoba Mosaic; Upper Fort Garry; Sir Thomas Button; St. Boniface Museum; Manitoba Glass Works; Local Museums preserve history; Manitoba Art; Portageto Winnipeg; Indian Trade Silver; Museum of Man and Nature; The Metis and ... View more info

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The Brandon Hills story : a publication marking the centenary of the Community

By: BRANDON HILLS HISTORY COMMITTEE

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, M. McPherson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 627A2743

ISBN: B002CZWGAI

Condition: Very Good


B002CZWGAI 269 pages. Bibliography. Black and white photos. Attractively illustrated front board. Beige cloth-covered boards. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper else clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding sound. Nice copy. Hackett (2) 558. 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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Up to Now: A Story of Dufferin and Carman (Manitoba History)

By: Carman Centennial Book Committee

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Carman Centennial Book Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722H3116

ISBN: B003OFQY58

Condition: Good


B003OFQY58 ix, 249 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Map endpapers. "An attempt to outline the history of settlement and development in the town of Carman and the Municipality of Dufferin in the Province of Manitoba." - page 1. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. Hackett (2) 119. View more info

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William Boyd: Silver Tongue and Golden Pen (Canadian Medical Lives)

By: Carr, Ian

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Fitzhenry and Whiteside: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A1555

ISBN: 1550411373

Condition: Good


1550411373 190 pages. Index. Reference notes. Appendices. "William Boyd was one of the most influential pathologists and medical educators of the twentieth century." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Average wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Virden Story [Manitoba Local History]

By: Clingan, Ida

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, History Book Committee: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 125A7660

Condition: Good


Printed upon the Celebration of Virden's 75th Anniversary, July 1957. Illustrated in black and white with black and white archival photos. Moderate wear. Tight and square. Hackett (2) 140. View more info

Image for The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 36, No. 271; No. 5 - 1969:

The Western Socialist - Journal of Scientific Socialism in the Western Hemisphere, Vol. 36, No. 271; No. 5 - 1969:

By: Collins, Don; Shepherd, Alex; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, World Socialist Party: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531G3563

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: WSP (U.S.) Conference of 1969; The Kennedy Family Passion Play; That Reformer Fellow, President Nixon; That High Cost of Living; "Reparations" Vs. World Socialism; N.D.P. Shell Game - Ed Schreyer assumes leadership of the Manitoba N.D.P.; Historic Words Live Long After Tragedy - "Bill" Pritchard, one of eight men tried in connection with the famous Winnipeg general strike of 1919, speaks again; Those Halls of Montezuma - looking back on Aztec history, and myths which surround it; Marx and the American Civil War; Do Loose Lips Sink Ships? - fascinating artic... View more info

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The Hills of Home: A History of the Municipality of Thompson (Manitoba)

By: Collins, Ethel; Collins, Zella; Davis, Mrs. James; Edwards, Sarah; Lawson, Mrs. Ingram; Lawson, Mrs. Ralph; McMillan, Mrs. Jack; Orchard, Mrs. E.H.; Roberts, Mrs. Pete; Storey, Mrs. T.B. - The History Committee

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Miami, Manitoba, The History Committee: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648G1658

Condition: Fair


578 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. Contains extensive genealogical information on numerous local families. Chapters include: The Landscape Areas; Schools; Churches; Honour Roll; Miami - Sports; Organizations; Township 4, Range 6 W; Thompson 4-5 and Clegg and Ager; Opawaka Post Office; Rosebank; The Village of Miami; 5-6 W; Township 5, Range 7; Thompson Portion of 6-7. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average external wear. Partial lean to spine. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this important local history. Hackett (2) 882. View more info