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CAMPUS IN THE CLOUDS.

by Cameron, Donald.

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Published
1956
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First Edition
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(Toronto): McClelland & Stewart, 1956. 127 pp, 8 1/8" H. Blue boards with silver lettering on spine, silver illustration on front board. Inscribed on half title page: "To J____ S_____ / With kindest regards / and in memory of a / pleasant return to the / Campus in the Clouds. / Sincerely / Donald Cameron. A typed note, bringing… Read more
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WELCOME TO SWIFT CURRENT SASKATCHEWAN. SWIFT CURRENTS VISITORS' GUIDE. 1971-72.

by Dahl, R.C., Mayor; Runge, Carl; Quinlan, Sean; et al.

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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Swift Current, Sask.: Swift Current Chamber of Commerce, 1971. 56 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs, drawings, advertising, map. Articles include: The Story of Swift Current; Story of Agriculture in Swift Current Trading Area; Oil and Swift Current; Pioneer Co-op Grows with South West Saskatchewan; Frontier Days; Cypress Hills Provincial Park; Junior Band; Buffalo; Sports in Swift Current;… Read more
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GOLDEN JUBILEE EDITION OF SASKATCHEWAN BUSINESS DIRECTORY. BUSINESS LISTINGS - OLD & NEW PHOTOS - TOWN HISTORIES.

by Maxwell, Grant; Matthews, G.D. et al.

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Published
1955
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Good
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Golden Jubilee Edition.
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Prairie Business Directories, 1955. 688 pp, 11 13/16" H. B&w photographs of businesses, schools, churches, streetscapes, etc., plus business advertisements. Introductory information/essays include: Saskatchwan Premiers; The History of Saskatchewan by Grant Maxwell; Agricultural Progress in Saskatchewan; The Fiftieth Year; The Jubilee Choir; Natural Resources; Dominion Experimental Station, Scott, Sask. by G.D. Matthews; History of University of Saskatchewan;… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. FOURTH REVISED AND AUGMENTED EDITION. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Published
1922
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Fourth Revised and Augmented Edition.
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Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1922. 420 pp, 6 1/4" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled, two ribbon book marks. 14 maps (some fold-out) and 12 plans (all present). The fourth and final edition. A paper label pasted on the title page gives addresses… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. SECOND REVISED EDITION. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Published
1900
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Good
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Second Revised Edition.
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Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1900. 268 pp, 6 1/4" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled, ribbon book mark. 10 maps (some fold-out) and 7 plans (all present). The introductory section includes a "Geographical and Geological Sketch" by G.M. Dawson and "Sports and Pastimes", by… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.) FIRST EDITION.

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Published
1894
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Good-
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First Edition
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Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1894. 254 pp, 6 1/4" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled. 10 maps (some fold-out) and 7 plans (all present, although the map listed as at page 33 is actually at page 60, opposite the appropriate text). The introductory section… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. THIRD REVISED AND AUGMENTED EDITION. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1907
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Very Good
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Third Revised and Augmented Edition.
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Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1907. 331 pp, 6 5/16" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled, two ribbon book marks. 13 maps (some fold-out) and 12 plans (all present). The introductory section includes a "Geographical and Geological Sketch" by G.M. Dawson and "Sports and… Read more
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PROFILE: EDMONTON. THE POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURES OF THE METROPOLITAN REGION OF WINNIPEG.

by Bernard, Andre; Leveille, Jacques; Lord, Guy. Special Contribution by Charles Schmidt.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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Ottawa: Ministry of State for Urban Affairs, 1975. 111 pp, 11 3/4" H. B&w illustrations (charts, tables, map). "The information presented in this monograph gives as complete a description as possible of the political and administrative structures of the metropolitan region of Winnipeg, ranging from the structure of local and regional governments to the composition of political and… Read more
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ANNUAL REPORT FOR PERIOD ENDING MARCH 31st 1964.

by Kooyman, B.; Malaher, G.W.; Chalmers, F.B.; Danyluk, W.W.; Webster, W.K.; Braine, A.W.; Davey, A.P.; Richards, J.S.; Gauer, E.; Smith, H.P.

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Published
1964
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Manitoba: Department of Mines and Natural Resources , 1964. 106 pp, 9 5/8" H. B&w photographs, tables, graphs. Contents: Organization Outline; Personnel Chart; Fisheries Branch; Wildlife Branch; Lands Branch; Parks Branch; Forest Management Branch; Forest Protection Branch; Field Administration; Surveys Branch; Air Service. Interior - small tear at top snd bottom of gutter on rear half of pages,… Read more
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THE GREAT MACKENZIE: IN WORD AND PHOTOGRAPH.

by Davies, Raymond Arthur.

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Published
1947
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Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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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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PROFILE: CALGARY. THE POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURES OF THE METROPOLITAN REGION OF CALGARY.

by Bernard, Andre; Leveille, Jacques; Lord, Guy.

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Published
1975
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Ottawa: Ministry of State for Urban Affairs, 1975. 131 pp, 11 5/8" H. 10 b&w illustrations (charts, maps). "The policy of annexation pursued by the City of Calgary since the 1960s has created a well integrated metropolitan region. At the same time, by extending its authority over surrounding municipalities, the City has also provided for its own growth… Read more
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PROFILE: EDMONTON. THE POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURES OF THE METROPOLITAN REGION OF EDMONTON.

by Bernard, Andre; Leveille, Jacques; Lord, Guy.

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Published
1974
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Ottawa: Ministry of State for Urban Affairs, 1974. 131 pp, 11 3/4" H. 11 b&w illustrations (charts, maps). "The information presented in this monograph gives as complete a description as possible of the political and administrative structures of the metropolitan region of Edmonton, ranging from the structure of local and regional governments to the composition of political and… Read more
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image 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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REGINA BEFORE & AFTER CYCLONE, JUNE 30, 1912.

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Published
1912
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Regina: P.T. Evans & K.L. Fenney, 1912. Unpaginated (24 pages excluding covers), oblong (6 1/2" H x 10 1/4" D). Undated (c1912). B&w photographs with captions showing the destruction caused by the cyclone, including some paired 'before & afters' and a centre "Panorama". One text page with facts about Regina and the cyclone. Interior - previous… Read more
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WITH THE WEST IN HER EYES: THE STORY OF A MODERN PIONEER.

by Strange, Kathleen.

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Published
1937
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York / Toronto : Dodge / George J. McLeod , 1937. 292 pp, 8 7/16" H. "(An) autobiography, written from the viewpoint of an English girl who had never been on a farm until the day she arrived in Canada. The scene is a remote rural community (Fenn) in Alberta. She writes of blizzards and hired hands, of… Read more
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THE GALTS: A CANADIAN ODYSSEY. VOLUME 2: ALEXANDER TILLOCH GALT 1817-1893, ELLIOTT TORRANCE GALT 1850-1928.

by Timothy, H.B. (Hamilton Baird Timothy.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1984
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771084546
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1984. 221 pp, 9 1/4" H. "Sir Alexander began his career as a land-developer and railroad man in the Eastern Townships and ended it, fifty years later, as a major force in the settlement and resource development of southern Alberta. He was the first man to publicly recommend the Confederation of Canada; he served as… Read more
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THE LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY OF SASKATCHEWAN: A HISTORY.

by MacDonald, Christine.

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Published
1986
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Regina: Saskatchewan Legislative Library, 1986. 109 pp, oblong (8" H x 9" D). Inscribed on title page: "With very best wishes / Christine MacDonald". B&w photographs. Contents: General History; Finances; Collection Development (General / Law / Government Documents); Achives Division; Space; Services (Reference / Newspaper Indexes / Publications / Book Ordering / Interlibrary Loan and Photocopying /… Read more
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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PRAIRIE PROVINCES TO 1953 WITH BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX.

by Peel, Bruce Braden, compiler. Foreword by J.H. Archer.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1973
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Very Good+
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780802019721
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973. 780 pp, 9 3/4" H. Orange cloth with black lettering on spine and front board, green endpapers. Contents: Foreword; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the 1963 Supplement; Preface to the First Edition; Libraries, Collections, and Other Sources Cited; Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces; Subject Index - The Environment / The… Read more
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WINNIPEG IN MAPS, 1816-1972 / WINNIPEG PAR LES CARTES, 1816-1972.

by Artibise, Alan F.J. And Dahl, Edward H.

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Published
1975
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First Edition
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Ottawa: National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada, 1975. 80 pp, 12 1/8" H. B&w maps. Bilingual text (English/French). "In this volume we present thirty-one maps, dating from 1816 to 1972, in the hope that those interested in Winnipeg's history will become aware of the wealth and variety of cartographical material available to them." Includes: Red… Read more
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SHORT STORIES ABOUT SASKATCHEWAN.

by Dybvig, Leslie A.

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Published
1980
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Very Good -
Edition
2nd Edition
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Regina, Sask.: Privately Printed, 1980. 153 pp, 7" H. Inscribed at the bottom of the dedication page: "Best wishes, Les Dybvig". A collection of 23 short stories about life in the province of Saskatchewan. Includes: The Hell Raising Church Raiser; Viscount Joshua Takes a Bride; Patrick O'Malley Sheds his Coat; The Quiet Conscience; Pride to the Last… Read more
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