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People and progress

By: Slimmon, Don H

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Canada, Leech Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72309090

ISBN: 0920436307

Condition: Good


0920436307 184 pages. Undated. Circa late 1970s. Documents the history of dozens of Manitoba Co-ops and Credit Unions, as well as influential individuals. Includes black and white photos. Unmarked. Small patch of discolouration upon front cover where price sticker was. Moderate wear. Some fading to covers at edges. View more info

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The Prairie W.A.S.P.;: A history of the rural municipality of Oakland, Manitoba

By: Stuart, J. A. D

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Prairie Pub. Co: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 648H3806

ISBN: B0007J4UO6

Condition: Fair


B0007J4UO6 Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. 258 pages. 8vo. Index. Footnotes. Maps and lists of historic landowners and their holdings. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Illustrated endpapers. "A readable account of the early history of the Rural Municipality of Oakland, Manitoba, one of the most British municipalities in Manitoba. Focuses on the years 1879 to 1889 and contains pioneering anecdotes, literary selections, factual information on the problems of homesteading, threats of secession from Canada and local glimpses... View more info

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Men in Khaki: Four Regiments of Manitoba

By: Stubbs, Roy St. George; Thorson, The Hon. J.T. (Foreword)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C7765

Condition: Fair


72 pages. Intended to 'stir the embers of memory of the men who fought ihn France and Flanders with these famous fighting forces of Manitoba, and to present to the young men of Manitoba who are now in khaki a brief introduction to their regiments." - from Author's Note. Introduces the following regiments: The Royal Winnipeg Rifles, The Winnipeg Grenadiers (M.G.), The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, The Winnipeg Light Infantry. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy. View more info

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The Pas: Gateway to northern Manitoba

By: The Pas Historical Society

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Manitoba, The Pas Historical Society: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 629A8812

ISBN: 088925415X

Condition: Very Good


088925415X 501 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. "This book is a record of people who lived in The Pas with as much information as we could gather of their parents and their children. In their own words they describe their participation in the development of the town and area." - from Foreward. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Tight and square. Excellent copy. Hackett (2) 654. View more info

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The Hudson Bay Road (1498-1915)

By: Tremaudan, A[uguste].H[enri] De

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 431G3713

Condition: Fair


264 pages. Reprint of the 1915 first edition. All twenty-nine full-page black and white plates present. Lacking both maps. "The purpose of this book is chiefly to tell of the country along the Hudson Bay Railway now under construction, of Hudson Bay, the Mediterranean Sea of North America, and of the resources to be found in Manitoba's new territory, including the great inland sea on which it border." - from Preface. Heavy wear to reddish-brown cloth library binding. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Pages from the Past

By: Vince Leah

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Prairie Publishing Company, The: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72509558

ISBN: 0919576249

Condition: Good


0919576249 219 pages. A collection of nostalgia about Manitoba and Winnipeg which generally began to be written in 1965. Moderate wear. View more info

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Romantic Winnipeg - Signed By Author

By: Walker, Gertrude (SIGNED)

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Publisher Not Stated: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711C9700

Condition: Good


48 pages. Undated but appears to be from early in the last century. Archival black and white photos. Nice vintage ads. Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. "...Provides our visitors with a few brief glimpses into the early days in order that they may better understand the part played by the pioneers in the building of Winnipeg of today." - from dedication page. Pages gently toning with age at edges. Light wear. Unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

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Historical Atlas of Manitoba - A Selection of Facsimile Maps, Plans and Sketches from 1612 to 1969

By: Warkentin, John; Ruggles, Richard I.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Manitooba Historical Society: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228G4280

Condition: Fair


585 pages. Bibliography. Intended to "Give readers an understanding of the historical and geographical development of the area which is Manitoba today through facsimile maps, selected to show the main events and cultural proesses that were important in the growth of the whole or of any part of the area from the time of the earliest map, made in 1612, to the present." - from page 1. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy of this sensational Manitoba historical reference. View more info

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Waskada Memoirs - Manitoba Local History

By: Waskada Women's Institute

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Waskada, Manitoba, Waskada Women's Institute: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H3786

ISBN: B004E7O8RQ

Condition: Good


B004E7O8RQ 131 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Two-page map indicating landowners is undated but possibly circa 1925. "Dedicated to the memory of the pioneers of our district - the hardy men and women who braved the hardships and toil to establish this land upon which we proudly live." - Preface. Average wear to red card covers. Few markings to contents, including pages 101-102 where some people in photos have been identified. Binding tender but intact. A sound copy of this informative local history and genealogical reference. Hackett (2) 923. View more info

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Sipiweske - Light Through the Trees: 100 (One Hundred) Years of Wawanesa [MB / Manitoba] and District - Local History

By: Wawanesa and District History Book Committee

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Wawanesa, Manitoba, Wawanesa and District History Book Committee: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H2143

ISBN: 0889257620

Condition: Good


0889257620 x, 536 pages. General Index. Family Index. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Photographic endpapers. A record of the first hundred years of this village and district. Prior owner names atop title page and handwritten notes to several properties on photo inside front board, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. A quality copy of this wonderful genealogical reference. View more info

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Winnipeg: Where the new west begins : an illustrated history

By: Wells, Eric

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Windsor Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G2548

ISBN: 0897810392

Condition: Fine


0897810392 288 pages. Signed by author upon front free endpaper. Index. "The text is handsomely accompanied by several hundred historical illustrations, many seldom published. A chapter with full-colour plates displays Winnipeg through paintings and contemporary photographs. Here is a lively and charmingly informative story of Winnipeg, viewed in the long perspective of almost four centuries of time." - from dust jacket. Printed on glossy stock. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A superior copy. View more info

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Manitoba Memories. Leaves from My Life in the Prairie Province, 1868-1884

By: YOUNG, REV.GEORGE

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1897

Seller ID: 723H4428

ISBN: B003J4CE1C

Condition: Fair


B003J4CE1C 364 pages. Occasional full-page black and white plates and illustrations in text. "An inspiring autobiography, as well as the story of the planting of Methodism in the great North-West... [provides] the record of some of the most stirring scenes in the founding of our Western Empire. Covers the revolt of the half-breeds under Louis Riel in 1869 in a simple narrative of the facts, recorded by an eye-witness whose well-known reputation for integrity, veracity and uprightness precludes any suspicion of unfairness." - Introduction. Publisher's maroon cloth decorated in gilt. 19 x 1... View more info