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I WOULD DO IT AGAIN:  REMINISCENCES OF THE ROCKIES., Campbell, Robert E.  Foreword by T.U. "Tommy" Primrose.
1 Campbell, Robert E. Foreword by T.U. "Tommy" Primrose. I WOULD DO IT AGAIN: REMINISCENCES OF THE ROCKIES.
Toronto Ryerson Press 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Good- 
204 pp, 8 5/8" H. B&w photographs. "Urged many times to write the story of his life, Mr. Robert Campbell, now in his eighty-eighth year, finally acceded to the request. The result is this very readable book of reminiscence, rich in humour and history, adventure and anecdote, told by a master storyteller. In a breezy and colloquial style the author tells of his experiences in and around Banff, of his political life, experiences in the army during World War I, and his encounters with important visitors in the Canadian Rockies. This is not only a fascinating story, but a valuable record of early days when the Rockies were just beginning to attract attention as a tourist centre for the world." A few scattered very small light stains on page 49, light edge wear, small bump at three corners, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, creases at top of rear panel, several edge tears archivally taped, light rubbing/soiling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE PLEASURE OF THE GAME.  THE STORY OF THE TORONTO CRICKET, SKATING AND CURLING CLUB:  1827-1977.  Includes reproduction pamphlet "THE CANADIAN CURLER'S MANUAL"., Fillmore, Stanley.
2 Fillmore, Stanley. THE PLEASURE OF THE GAME. THE STORY OF THE TORONTO CRICKET, SKATING AND CURLING CLUB: 1827-1977. Includes reproduction pamphlet "THE CANADIAN CURLER'S MANUAL".
Toronto Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club 1977 0969071205 / 9780969071204 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
176 pp, 11 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. The first chapter is printed on a light green stock. A reproduction of the pamphlet, "The Canadian Curler's Manual; or An Account of Curling as practised in Canada: With Remarks on the History of the Game", by James Bicket, Toronto, 1840 - is included in a sleeve forming part of the rear flap of the dust jacket. "(Commemorates) the 150th anniversary of the Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club. The history brings out for the members of that club the names, dates, victories, and interesting anecdotes of the club from the earliest years. (The book also provides) a readable history of the development of cricket, curling, and skating (in Toronto) through those years." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one very small corner bump. 'The Canadian Curler's Manual' in rear flap pocket is in 'Fine' condition. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Mitchell, W.O. Illustrated by Wesley W. Bates. THE BLACK BONSPIEL OF WILLIE MacCRIMMON.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1993, 2nd printing. 
135 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0771060815 Tartan endpapers, b&w drawings. "The time is the not-too-distant past, and the place is Shelby, Alberta, a small town in the foothills. Willie, a widower, is the town's sho e-maker, but like a good Scot he lives to curl; curling in fact is 'his only active religion'. He and his rink are so expert that he attracts the attention of the Devil himself, who comes to Shelby and makes him an offer hard to resist. T h e D e v i l (a keen curler - and how they keep good ice in hell is fully explained) promises Willie that he'll win the Brier - if on his death Willie will undertake to come and curl in hell for him in the Celestial Brier. Willie makes the Fau st ia n d ea l - bu t w ith the proviso that he will save his soul if he and his Shelby rink can beat the Devil's rink in a challenge match. And so Willie and his friends - with the help of the Reverend Pringle - take on the Devil's crew of Judas, Mac bet h an d G uy F awk es i n the most crucial curling match of all time, a matter of after-life and death...." Blank bookplate and small company label on free front endpaper, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has lig ht wr inkl ing at top of sp ine and flap-folds, very light rubbing. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 


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