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cover of LEGENDS OF VANCOUVER

LEGENDS OF VANCOUVER

by Johnson, E. Pauline. (Tekahionwake.) Introduction by Theodore Watts-Dunton.

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2014
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Vancouver: Midtown Press, 2014. 136 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w illustrations - photographs, drawings. "(P)ays tribute to Pauline Johnson's contribution to Vancouver's cultural heritage and her enduring legacy of sharing some of Canada's rich background of mythological stories. This collection of stories as told to Johnson by Squamish Chief Joe Capilano, represents one of her lasting achievements of cultural… Read more
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cover of THE GREAT MACKENZIE:  IN WORD AND PHOTOGRAPH.

THE GREAT MACKENZIE: IN WORD AND PHOTOGRAPH.

by Davies, Raymond Arthur.

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Published
1947
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1947. 139 pp, 8 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. A pictorial work about the Mackenzie River basin, its people, industries, institutions, shortly after the end of World War II. Contents: Foreword; The Awakening; The Gateway; The Great River; Northern Wealth; Fuel for the World; Northern Farming; Make Way for People; The Churches of the… Read more
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cover of ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY.  PAPERS AND RECORDS.  VOL.VIII.

ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS. VOL.VIII.

by Cruickshank, E., Lt.-Col.; Gardiner, H.F; Bruce, G.W., Lt.-Col.; Mills; G.K.; Rogers, R.V.; Ellis, W.S.; McMorine, Rev.; Machar, Agnes Maule; Cumberland, Barlow; MacKenzie, Charles; Gilkison, Augusta Isabella Grant; Carnochan, Janet.

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1907
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Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1907. 228 pp, 9 7/8" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: The Insurrection in the Short Hills in 1838; The Hamiltons of Queenston, Kingston and Hamilton; The Petuns; The Nottawasaga River Route; The First Commission of the Peace for the District of Mecklenburg; Some Events in the History of Kingston; Early History of the Anglican Church… Read more
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cover of ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY.  PAPERS AND RECORDS.  VOL. I.

ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS. VOL. I.

by Casey, Thomas, et al.

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Published
1899
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Toronto: William Briggs, 1899. 140 pp, 10" H. 2 b&w plates. Contents: Rev. John Langhorn - Personal Note; Marriage Record of Rev. John Langhorn, No. 1; Rev. G. O'Kill Stuart's Register at St. John's Church, Bath; Marriage Register of St. John's Church, Ernest Town, No. 2; Langhorn's Book, No. 3; In the Parish Register of St. George, Kingston;… Read more
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cover of THE INVASION OF CANADA, 1812-1813.

THE INVASION OF CANADA, 1812-1813.

by Berton, Pierre.

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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Limited First Edition, Specially Bound.
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9780771012358
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1980. 363 pp, 9 3/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, maps/battle plans. Blue (faux?) leather spine with gilt lettering & decoration, gray boards with blue decoration on front board. "This first edition copy - is one of a limited number (unspecified) which have been specially bound and slipcased" from the copyright page. " To America's leaders… Read more
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cover of ALBERTA HISTORY.  VOLUME 25, NUMBERS 2-4 (SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1977), VOLUME 26, NUMBERS 1-4 (WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1978), VOLUME 27, NUMBERS 1 & 2 (WINTER/SPRING 1979), VOLUME 28, NUMBER 1 (WINTER 1980).  10 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

ALBERTA HISTORY. VOLUME 25, NUMBERS 2-4 (SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1977), VOLUME 26, NUMBERS 1-4 (WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1978), VOLUME 27, NUMBERS 1 & 2 (WINTER/SPRING 1979), VOLUME 28, NUMBER 1 (WINTER 1980). 10 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

by Dempsey, Hugh A., Editor. Donald B. Smith, J.W. Chalmers, L.J. Wilson, D.J. Hall, C.E.D. Wood, john Liss, W.T. Williamson, Elise A. Corbet, Tom M. Henson, Terry L. Chapman, Rolf, T. Lund, Colin A. Thomson, Eric, J. Holmgren, Anne B. Woywitka, et al.

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Calgary, Alberta: Historical Society of Alberta 10 numbers of Alberta History, running from Spring 1977 to Spring 1979 plus Winter 1980, 10" H, each 40 pp. Colour pictorial covers, b&w photographs, drawings, maps, political cartoons. Articles cover: Half-Breed Commission; 1919 Royal Visit; Treaty No. 6; Road to Banff, 1890; Tom Kerr; Ku Klux Klan; Early Eugenics Movement;… Read more
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cover of THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION.  REPORT, 1964 OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD AT CHARLOTTETOWN, JUNE 10-13 OF THIS YEAR.  WITH HISTORICAL PAPERS.

THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. REPORT, 1964 OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD AT CHARLOTTETOWN, JUNE 10-13 OF THIS YEAR. WITH HISTORICAL PAPERS.

by Heisler, John P. And Ouellet, Fernand, Editors. Marcel Trudel, Yves F. Zoltvany, J. Mackay Hitsman, Marc La Terreur, Russel Ward, J. Hanrahan, Richard M. Saunders, C.B. O'Keefe, W.B. Hamilton, A.V. Tucker, G.S. French, Forest McDonald.

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1964
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Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1964. 163 pp, 9 3/4" H. Contents (two articles in French marked by *): *Discours du President, par Marcel Trudel; The Problem of Western Policy under Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil 1703-1725, by Yves F. Zoltvany; Military Defenders of Prince Edward Island 1775-1864, by J. Mackay Hitsman; *Correspondence Laurier - Mme Joseph Lavergne 1891-1893, par… Read more
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cover of THE POLAR PASSION:  THE QUEST FOR THE NORTH POLE.  WITH SELECTIONS FROM ARCTIC JOURNALS.

THE POLAR PASSION: THE QUEST FOR THE NORTH POLE. WITH SELECTIONS FROM ARCTIC JOURNALS.

by Mowat, Farley. (Thorgisl Orrabeinsfostri, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, Elisha Kent Kane, Charels Francis Hall, George Tyson, Adolphus Greely, Fridtjof Nansen, Frederick Cook.)

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Published
1967
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1967. 303 pp, 12 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with reproductions, drawings, maps, photographs. Contents: Foreword; The First Steps North: The Saga of Thorgisl Orrabeinsfostri c. 997 A.D.; The Bay of Disbelief: The Fifth Voyage of Robert Bylot and Wm. Baffin, 1616; A Moth to the Flame: Elisha Kent Kane, Arctic Explorations, 1853-55; Life on… Read more
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cover of TWO SPIRITS SOAR:  THE ART OF ALLEN SAPP - THE INSPIRATION OF ALLAN GONOR.

TWO SPIRITS SOAR: THE ART OF ALLEN SAPP - THE INSPIRATION OF ALLAN GONOR.

by Kinsella, W.P.

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Published
1990
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First Edition
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9780773724273
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Toronto: Stoddart, 1990. 134 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 1/4" H x 11 15/16" D). Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions of the artist's work and b&w photographs. "(C)elebrates the distinctive talent of the Canadian painter Allen Sapp, a Cree from Saskatchewan, and his relationship with Dr. Allan Gonor, mentor and friend. Sapp specializes in paintings depicting native… Read more
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cover of SPIRIT QUEST and TIME OF THE THUNDERBIRD.  (KAYA AND TALA ADVENTURES.)

SPIRIT QUEST and TIME OF THE THUNDERBIRD. (KAYA AND TALA ADVENTURES.)

by Silvey, Diane.

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9781550028317
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Toronto: Dundurn 58 pp, 86 pp - 2 volumes 9" H. Spirit Quest (ISBN 9781550028317 - second printing, 2009 - b&w illustrations by Joe Silvey) - "Told in the tradition of rich Coast Salish legend, Diane Silvey recounts the adventures of teenaged twins Kaya and Tala as they journey into the British Columbian wilderness confronting fish and fowl, beast… Read more
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cover of WINNER TAKE ALL:  THE TRANS-CANADA CANOE TRAIL.

WINNER TAKE ALL: THE TRANS-CANADA CANOE TRAIL.

by Lavender, David.

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Published
1977
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9780070366787
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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1977. 363 pp, 9 1/4" H. Map. One of 'The American Trails Series'. "Hundreds of white traders operated throughout the area for 300 years. They rubbed elbows with Jesuit priests, Indians, Scottish settlers, and English adversaries. Guided by Indians, they worked out canoe routes which eventually stretched nearly 4000 miles. They… Read more
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cover of A PAINTBRUSH IN MY HAND.

A PAINTBRUSH IN MY HAND.

by Odjig, Daphne. Through R.M. Vanderburgh and M.E. Southcott.

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Published
1992
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First Edition
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9780920474730
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Toronto: Natural Heritage, 1992. 174 pp, 10 3/4" H. B&w photographs, colour and b&w reproductions. "Throughout (this book) Daphne Odjig's story has been told by herself as related through R.M. Vanderburgh and M.E. Southcott. As a product of an oral tradition that was still flourishing during her childhood in the village of Wikwemikong on Manitoulin Island in… Read more
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cover of WINTER STUDIES AND SUMMER RAMBLES IN CANADA.  3 VOLUME SET.

WINTER STUDIES AND SUMMER RAMBLES IN CANADA. 3 VOLUME SET.

by Jameson, Mrs. (Anna Jameson).

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Published
1972
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Toronto: Coles, 1972. 315 pp, 341 pp, 356 pp, 8 3/8" H - 3 volume set, without the original slipcase. Part of the Coles Canadiana Collection - a facsimile reprint of the Saunders and Otley, London, 1838 edition. The journals of Anna Jameson. "While in Canada, I was thrown into scenes and regions hitherto undescribed by any… Read more
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cover of HUNTING WITH THE ESKIMOS.  THE UNIQUE RECORD OF A SPORTSMAN'S YEAR AMONG THE NORTHERNMOST TRIBE - THE BIG GAME HUNTING, THE NATIVE LIFE, AND THE BATTLE FOR EXISTENCE THROUGH THE LONG ARCTIC NIGHT.

HUNTING WITH THE ESKIMOS. THE UNIQUE RECORD OF A SPORTSMAN'S YEAR AMONG THE NORTHERNMOST TRIBE - THE BIG GAME HUNTING, THE NATIVE LIFE, AND THE BATTLE FOR EXISTENCE THROUGH THE LONG ARCTIC NIGHT.

by Whitney, Harry. Introduction by Dillon Wallace.

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Published
1974
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Toronto: Coles, 1974. 453 pp, 8 5/8" H. Burgundy cloth with black title block, gilt lettering/banding on spine, gilt lettering/banding on front board - one of the Coles Canadian Collection. B&w photographs. A facsimile of the edition published by The Century Company, New York, 1910. "Here is an exciting episode to stir the blood of the most… Read more
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cover of AYORAMA.

AYORAMA.

by De Coccola, Raymond (signed) and King, Paul.

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1956
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. 316 pp, 9" H. Map endpapers, drawings in black on blue stock by James Houston. Signed on title page "R. de Coccola". There is a non-authorial inscription on the half title page from one couple to another, stating "Father De C. is a good friend of ours, we hope you enjoy… Read more
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cover of A CANADIAN INDIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY 1960-1970.

A CANADIAN INDIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY 1960-1970.

by Abler, Thomas S., Weaver, Sally M. With Claire C. Veillette and Iris V. Yuzdepski. Case Law Digest prepared by Douglas E. Sanders with Paul C. Taylor.

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1974
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First Edition
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9780802020925
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974. 732 pp, 9 1/4" H. "This bibliography lists and annotates material published between 1960 and 1970 of interest to the serious student of the Indians and Metis in Canada. A team of researchers worked through books, monographs, journals, theses, unpublished papers and reports, publications by Indians, and federal and provincial government documents… Read more
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cover of TECUMSEH, A DRAMA and CANADIAN POEMS.

TECUMSEH, A DRAMA and CANADIAN POEMS.

by Mair, Charles.

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1901
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Toronto: William Briggs, 1901. 276 pp, 7 11/16" H. Dark blue cloth with gold lettering/decoration on spine and front board. Tissue-covered b&w photographic frontispiece of author with facsimile signature, title page decorations by J.E. Laughlin, b&w portraits of Tecumseh and Brock. Contents: Part I. Tecumseh: A Drama; The Legend of Chileeli; A Ballad for Brave Women; The Last… Read more
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cover of HALLOWED WALLS:  CHURCH ARCHITECTURE OF UPPER CANADA.

HALLOWED WALLS: CHURCH ARCHITECTURE OF UPPER CANADA.

by MacRae, Marion and Adamson, Anthony.

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1975
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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1975. 304 pp, small 4to (10 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, plans. "In a lively and informative text (the authors trace) the ecclesiastical architecture of early Ontario from the prehistoric Amerindians' Serpent Mound at Rice Lake to the Confederation era. Longhouse, synagogue, meeting-house, little country church (are all described), outling… Read more
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cover of HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  A COLLECTORS' GUIDE.

HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A COLLECTORS' GUIDE.

by Whale, G.J. Kim. Signed.

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Published
1998
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9780968326008
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Victoria, British Columbia: Rockland Books, 1998. 316 pp + Index, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). No. 186 of the first edition of 500 copies. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. "(T)he boundaries of the guide are reasonably flexible. If a book contains significant Western or Western Arctic material, it will be included. … Read more
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cover of DREAMCATCHERS: MYTHS AND HISTORY.  (DREAM CATCHERS)

DREAMCATCHERS: MYTHS AND HISTORY. (DREAM CATCHERS)

by Gottlieb, Julie V., Researcher

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1999
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9781552678459
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Etobicoke: Prospero, 1999. 128 pp, 10 1/4" H. Colour and b&w photographs, drawings. "In Ojibway tradition, mothers and grandmothers netted tiny circular cobweb-like charms from willow and sinew. These delicate charms were not meant to last but were intended to protect newborn children from 'everything evil, just as a spider's web catches and holds everything that comes… Read more
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