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Image for THE WAR TRAIL OF BIG BEAR  Being the Story of the connection of Big Bear and the other Cree Indians and their followers with the Canadian NorthWest Rebellion of 1885, the Frog Lake Massacre and events leading up to and following it, and of Two Months Imprisonment in the Camp of th

THE WAR TRAIL OF BIG BEAR Being the Story of the connection of Big Bear and the other Cree Indians and their followers with the Canadian NorthWest Rebellion of 1885, the Frog Lake Massacre and events leading up to and following it, and of Two Months Imprisonment in the Camp of th

By: Cameron, William Bleasdell (1862-1951)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9249

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


256 pp. Frontis photo of Big Bear and 8 other illustrations. Dark orange cloth with blind ruling has moderate wear. Spine has remains of white library marks. Interior has institutional library stamps on the inside front cover and title page otherwise clean and unmarked, pages are crisp and nice. A fascinating account by Cameron of the Cree attack and massacre at Frog Lake, part of the North-West Rebellion. Cameron survived and was taken hostage by the Cree, led by Big ... View more info

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The Scotsman In Canada. Two Volumes Eastern Canada. Western Canada

By: CAMPBELL, WILFRED ; BRYCE,GEORGE

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, London, The Musson Book Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7383

Condition: Good


432 pp, 439 pp. Index in both volumes. Frontis portrait of Sir William Alexander in Vol. I, plus 7 illustrations in Vol. I. Vol. II has photo of Lord Strathcona and 7 other illustrations. Handsome green cloth covers with gilt ruling and title, gilt to spine, have normal library marks, white library stickers to spines and stickers on front cover. Spine tips worn. Interiors have normal library marks, volume 2 has hinges starting, paper is a little toned and starting to c... View more info

Plans of Various Lakes and Rivers between Lake Huron and the River Ottawa to Accompany the Geological Reports for 1853-54-55-56

By: Canadian Geological Society

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Toronto, John Lovell: 1857

Seller ID: 7172

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


22 large folding plates. 3/4 leather with brown cloth boards, red/gilt label on front cover. Spine cover is present but quite rough, old cellotape repairs, corners are rubbed. Interior has old binders label and bookplate. Minor toning and age to map. They are clean and unmarked and in nice condition, a short tear at one of the folds to the first map. A nice piece of North American and Canadian history, wonderful large maps. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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The Game Fishes of Canada

By: Canadian Pacific Railway; Royal Ontario Museum Of Zoology Department Of Biology

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canadian Pacific Railway Company: 1928

Seller ID: 5476

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 45 pages +(1) contains plates and index, beige and brown covers with black lettering and brown illustration, damage to top portion of spine, head and tail, wear to corners and edges, previous owner's signature on endpaper, otherwise pages clear and unmarked; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 45 pages View more info

The Heart of a Peacock

By: Carr, Emily; Dilworth, Ira (ed.)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9111

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


xv, 234pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Book has burgundy cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket is green, cream, and orange with white and black text on covers and spine with illustration on front cover. Wear and tears on dust dust jacket. Slight bumping on head and tail, slight wear on corners. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages View more info

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Unemployment and Relief in Ontario A Survey and Report

By: Cassidy, H. M.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Toronto And Vancouver, J. M. Dent & Sons: N.D.

Seller ID: 6084

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


290 pp. 10 pages of tables in an appendix. Dark red cloth boards with gold gilt lettering. Book is ex-library with usual interior/exterior marks and pocket. White sticker on front cover. Some pen/pencil underlining throughout. Spine shows some wear - rear hinges cracking. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages View more info

Image for A Selection of Work  Contemporary Indian Art - the Trail from the Past to the Future

A Selection of Work Contemporary Indian Art - the Trail from the Past to the Future

By: CINADER, BERNHARD

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Regina & Peterborough, Mackenzie Gallery and Native Studies Programme / Trent University: 1977

Seller ID: 8543

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


31 pp. Pamphlet with 2 staples, brilliant colored art on glossy wraps, interior many b/w photos. Showing artworks by Angus Trudeau, Jacob E. Thomas, Duffy Wilson, Jacob F. Thomas, Jr., Carl Ray, Elwood Green, Wayne Goodwill, Alex Janvier, Amos Dawson, Larry Rosso, Norval Morrisseau, Saul Williams, Joshim Kakegamic, Jackson Beardy, Denny Dixon, Douglas Cranmer, Arthur Shilling, William Powless, Clifford Maracle, Serain Stamp, Francis Kagige, Del Ashkewe, Blake Debassige... View more info

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Cree - English Anglican Hymn Book

By: Clarke, Neville R. , Bishop Of James Bay

Price: $24.00

Publisher: James Bay, Canada, Bishop of James Bay, Diocese of Moosonee: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5251

Condition: Good


219 pages. Hymns are in Cree, anglicized Cree and English. Dark red cloth is clean, just a bit of shelf wear, interior clean and unmarked. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 219 pages View more info

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Let Us Compare Mythologies

By: Cohen, Leonard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1966

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 9064

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


76 pp. Index. Soft cover with photo of Cohen surround by orange, turquoise and purple. Stated 1st M&S edition. . Covers are clean and nice except for two very small blots on rear cover. Inside front cover and first blank bottom have a tea/coffee stain, verso page 12 has small stain in margin, there are light pencil annotations by a Toronto scholar, otherwise good. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages View more info

Poems

By: Collie, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1959

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6555

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


20 pp. Poetry Chap book # 182. Limited edition of 250. Green boards. In Near Fine condition. ; 20 pages View more info

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The Crime of Louis Riel

By: Coulter, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Playwrights Co-Op: 1977

Seller ID: 7017

ISBN: 0919834442

Condition: Fair


Iv + 68 pp. Grey softcover. Book is ex-library with usual interior marks. Book is in fair condition with tear on front cover. Spine shows some wear. Interior is clean with no non-library marks. ; Ex-Library; X X View more info

Image for The Torontonian Society Blue Book and Club Membership Register Illustrated 1929. A Social and Club Membership Register

The Torontonian Society Blue Book and Club Membership Register Illustrated 1929. A Social and Club Membership Register

By: Covington, William J., Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Imperial Bank Chambers: 1929

Seller ID: 8442

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


456, [30]. Heavily illustrated with blue and gold plates showing the local aristocracy in their finest as well as prestigious spots, also many wonderful ads. Original ribbed dark blue cloth with gilt ruling and ornate gilt title . Beveled board edges, gilt page edges. Spine is faded, some normal rubbing and wear to covers. Interior front hinge has an old cello-tape hinge repair but otherwise clean and unmarked. Hinges have been archivally strengthened. Sturdy and ni... View more info

Les Laboratoires Crête [avec DVD]

By: de Villier, Gunther

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, 400 coups (Les): 2008

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 8936

ISBN: 2895403996

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB8. 198pp. DVD included, photographs. Book has black paper softcover with illustration on covers with white and orange text on spine and covers. Slight wear on covers and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 198 pages View more info

Seventh Census of Canada, 1931 Volume V: Earnings of Wage-Earners, Dwellings, Households, Families, Blind and Deaf-Mutes

By: Dominion Bureau Of Statistics, Canada

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, J. O. Patenaude: 1935

Seller ID: 6554

Condition: Fair


Xlvii + 1730 pp. English and French text. Green cloth boards. Book is in fair condition. Covers somewhat faded. Hinges slightly cracking. Interior has some faint marks and wear throughout. Very heavy, may require additional shipping. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Lord Selkirk's Diary 1803-1804 A Journal of His Travels in British North America and the Northeastern United States  Champlain Society XXXV

Lord Selkirk's Diary 1803-1804 A Journal of His Travels in British North America and the Northeastern United States Champlain Society XXXV

By: Douglas, Thomas; White, Patrick C.T., Editor

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Champlain Society: 1958

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 7686

Condition: Very Good


xxxii, fold plate, 359 (xvi) pp. Index. Frontis plate, 3 maps (2 folding). Limited edition of 500, this is no. 85. Red cloth covers with gilt to spine are clean with just a hint of shelf wear, top edge gilt, fore-edges rough cut. Interior clean and fresh, one page turned down corner, otherwise very good. Includes travels to Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Quebec and Ontario (Upper and Lower Canada), Nova Scotia and the Maritimes. ; The Champlain Society; 8vo 8"... View more info

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The Voyageur and Other Poems

By: Drummond, William Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York And London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 7002

Condition: Good


Viii + 142 pp. Green cloth boards with picture on front cover. Book is in good condition, faintly rubbed at top/base of spine, and on corners. Interior is clean with no marks. View more info

Image for A VOYAGE TO HUDSON'S BAY, by the Dobbs Galley and California, in the Years 1746 and 1747, for Discovering a North West Passage; with an Accurate Survey of the Coast, and a Short Natural History of the Country. Together with a Fair View of the Facts and Arguments from Which the Future Finding of Such a Passage Is Rendered Probable. To Which Is Prefixed, an Historical Account of the Attempts Hitherto Made for the finding a Passage That Way to the East Indies,etc

A VOYAGE TO HUDSON'S BAY, by the Dobbs Galley and California, in the Years 1746 and 1747, for Discovering a North West Passage; with an Accurate Survey of the Coast, and a Short Natural History of the Country. Together with a Fair View of the Facts and Arguments from Which the Future Finding of Such a Passage Is Rendered Probable. To Which Is Prefixed, an Historical Account of the Attempts Hitherto Made for the finding a Passage That Way to the East Indies,etc

By: Ellis, Henry

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: London, H. Whitridge: 1748

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9543

Condition: Good


xxviii, 336 pp (i.e. 344, pp. 89-96 repeated) Folding map at frontis, 9 plates including 5 folding. The map includes Groenland (sic), Iceland, Hudson’s Bay (“A New Discovered Sea”), Nova Scotia and “Parts Unknown” The plates include various animals including pelicans, owls, porcupines, “sea unicorn”, eagles, etc. and a number of scenes of “Eskimaux” and landscapes. The first part is a synopsis of twenty-three English voyages of discovery to the North... View more info

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Separate Schools. Documents Presented to the Royal Commission on Education in Ontario

By: English Catholic Education Assoc. Of Ontario

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, The English Catholic Education Assoc. of Ontario: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5361

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


90 pp. Goldenrod card covers stapled at spine. Covers have some normal shelf wear, interiors clean and unmarked. Includes Brief No. 146 Submitted by the Ontario Catholic Education Council on Behalf of The CAtholic Separate Schools of Ontario, presented by T. N. Phelan and Gaston Vincent, dated January 10, 1946. "This pamphlet contains the original and the supplementary brief presented by the Ontario Catholic Ed. Counil on behalf of the C. S. S. O. The original brief ... View more info

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Notes from the Red Book - a job in progress

By: Evason, Greg

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Guelph, ON, Greg Evason: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 9023

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB9 Grey card covers with pen and ink drawing, two staples at spine. Covers are clean, sunned at the spine, a few edges bends. Interior has one small mark by item 22, otherwise clean and unmarked. 211 thoughts. On the back cover: "This special edition of 50 copies made the evening of Jan 3/90. Thanks to the SPI"; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages View more info

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Manifesto to the People of Quebec; Manifeste au Peuple du Quebec

By: Fédération des Unions industrielles du Québec (CCT)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Joliette, QC, Fédération des Unions industrielles du Québec (CCT): 1955

Seller ID: 7393

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


16 pages, bilingual, 8 in English, 8 in French, one upside down. Light blue textured pamphlet cover with two staples at the spine has a small beverage stain on the French side and a smaller stain on the English side. Interior is clean and unmarked. A small and unusual piece of Quebec labour history emphemera. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages View more info