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CANADA RIDE:  ACROSS CANADA ON HORSEBACK., Bosanquet, Mary.
1 Bosanquet, Mary. CANADA RIDE: ACROSS CANADA ON HORSEBACK.
London Hodder & Stoughton 1951 Sixth Impression. Hard Cover Very Good- Fair Stanley Turner, endpaper map. 
223 pp, 8" H. Map front endpapers, b&w photographs. A young Englishwoman, Mary Bosanquet, boards ship in March 1939 for Canada, taking a train across the counrty to Vancouver. There she begins her 3,000 mile journey on horseback through the Rockies, across the prairies to the Great Lakes, then on to Ottawa and, finally, Montreal, the terminus of her journey. Light edge wear, very small bump at bottom corner of boards - migrates into a few adjacent pages, sun faded at top/bottom edges of spine, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight fading to spine colour, very light browning to edges of text block, small foxing mark on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy edge wear/wrinkling - mainly on spine edges and on flap-folds, some small to medium edge chips, old tape repairs on inside. now in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
I WOULD DO IT AGAIN:  REMINISCENCES OF THE ROCKIES., Campbell, Robert E.  Foreword by T.U. "Tommy" Primrose.
2 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
 
 
NOTHING MORE COMFORTING: CANADA'S HERITAGE FOOD., Duncan, Dorothy
3 Duncan, Dorothy NOTHING MORE COMFORTING: CANADA'S HERITAGE FOOD.
Toronto Dundurn 2003 1550024477 / 9781550024470 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
250 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H). "(A) reflection of our society: an eclectic mix of many different cultures and traditions. Dorothy Duncan - with her extensive knowledge of heritage foods - has chosen her favourite 'Country Fare' columns from the popular 'Century Home' magazine for this wonderful book on Canada's heritage cuisine. Each column focuses on one particular food or ingredient, and is followed by historical facts and traditional recipes for you to try at home. Fast food restaurants and instant foods will never replace our seasonal and regional specialties: maple syrup, fiddleheads, rhubarb (pie plant to our ancestors), asparagus, corn on the cob, Saskatoon berries, and McIntosh apples. The recipes in this book take advantage of Canada's unique foods, creating a taste that is distinctly Canadian." Faint soiling to fore-edge of text block, tiny faint soiling mark on copyright page. Dust jacket very light wrinkling, minor soiling. Postage for this light item will be reduced to most destinations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
NOTHING MORE COMFORTING: CANADA'S HERITAGE FOOD., Duncan, Dorothy.  Signed
4 Duncan, Dorothy. Signed NOTHING MORE COMFORTING: CANADA'S HERITAGE FOOD.
Toronto Dundurn 2003 1550024477 / 9781550024470 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Signed by Author
250 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. "(A) reflection of our society: an eclectic mix of many different cultures and traditions. Dorothy Duncan - with her extensive knowledge of heritage foods - has chosen her favourite 'Country Fare' columns from the popular 'Century Home' magazine for this wonderful book on Canada's heritage cuisine. Each column focuses on one particular food or ingredient, and is followed by historical facts and traditional recipes for you to try at home. Fast food restaurants and instant foods will never replace our seasonal and regional specialties: maple syrup, fiddleheads, rhubarb (pie plant to our ancestors), asparagus, corn on the cob, Saskatoon berries, and McIntosh apples. The recipes in this book take advantage of Canada's unique foods, creating a taste that is distinctly Canadian." Small bump at bottom corner of rear board, tiny bump at bottom corner of front board. Dust jacket has some small areas of very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. Postage for this light item will be reduced to most destinations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BEE HIVE AEROPLANE PICTURES.  ST. LAWRENCE STARCH COMPANY WWII PHOTO CARD PROMOTION.  48 CARDS INCLUDING SOME DUPLICATES, 1 FLYER & 1 MAILING ENVELOPE.  (BEEHIVE / BEEHIVES.), St. Lawrence Starch Company Ltd.
5 St. Lawrence Starch Company Ltd. BEE HIVE AEROPLANE PICTURES. ST. LAWRENCE STARCH COMPANY WWII PHOTO CARD PROMOTION. 48 CARDS INCLUDING SOME DUPLICATES, 1 FLYER & 1 MAILING ENVELOPE. (BEEHIVE / BEEHIVES.)
Port Credit, Ontario St. Lawrence Starch Company Unbound Very Good 
48 cards (circa 1942) from the St. Lawrence Starch Company's WWII "Bee Hive Aeroplane Pictures" sales promotion, plus a flyer for "List No. 2" showing 42 planes and describing the rules for obtaining the cards, plus 1 shipping envelope, 7 cardboard dividers and 1 contemporary newspaper clipping. In the early 1940s, the St. Lawrence Starch Company temporarily suspended its enormously popular Hockey Photo promotion, introducing this series in its place. As with the hockey cards, the keen collector had to send in one Bee Hive Syrup label or two starch product labels for each picture - this collection represents a lot of syrup tins! The cards are made up of a matte card backing (47 orange and 1 red, approx. 7 11/16" wide by 5 3/8" high) with a b&w photograph (approx. 6 11/16" wide by 4 1/2" high) glued by its top edge. The orange cards have the plane's name beneath the photograph and further description underneath, while the red card has the name/description on the verso of the photograph. The full 42 cards on the enclosed List are present, although some are possibly from later printings as there were corrections as the series developed. The full list of cards (as per the captions) is: 1. Vickers-Armstrong Supermarine "Spitfire"; 2. Hawker "Hurricane"; 3. Boulton Paul "Defiant"; 4. Bell "Airacobra"; 5. Fairey; 6. Lockheed "Hudson"; 7. Bristol "Blenheim"; 8. Vickers-Armstrong "Wellington"; 9. Blackburn "Skua"; 10. Fairey "Swordfish" (with Wheels or Floats); 11. Boeing 4 Engine "Flying Fortress" B.17C.; 12. Short "Sunderland"; 13. Curtiss SBC-4 "Helldiver"; 14. Armstrong Whitworth "Whitley"; 15. Boeing Super "Flying Fortress"; 16. Lockheed P-38 "Lightning"; 17. Martin "Maryland"; 18. Consolidated B-24 "Liberator"; 19. Consolidated Model 29 - 4 Engine Patrol Bomber; 20. Consolidated Model 28 PBY "Catalina"; 21. Curtiss P-40 "Tomahawk"; 22. Grumman "Sky-Rocket"; 23. Martin B-26 "Flying Torpedo"; 24. "Harvard" Advanced Trainer No. 2.; 25. "Hurricane" Testing Its Guns; 26. Handley Page "Hampden"; 27. "Lysander"; 28. Bristol "Bombay"; 29. Bristol "Beaufort"; 30. Bristol "Beaufighter"; 31. Republic 2 P.A. "Guardsman"; 32. Vought-Sikorsky XOS2U-1; 33. Republic P-47 "Thunderbolt"; 34. North American N.A. 73 "Mustang"; 35. Martin 187 "Baltimore"; 36. Fairey "Albacore"; 37. Vultee "Vanguard"; 38. Douglas "Havoc"; 39. Douglas A20A "Boston" 3; 40. Douglas D.B.-18 "Digby"; 41. Grumman "Martlet"; 42. Vought-Sikorsky XF4U1. Additional cards: Fairey - 2 Place Bomber and Fighter (red backing); Short "Stirling (2 copies / orange backing); Handley Page "Hallifax" (orange backing); and duplicates of the Bell "Airacobra" and Bristol "Beaufort" (orange backing). The cards are generally in very good condition with the occasional faint crease and some wrinkling from the affixing glue. The glue wrinkling is more pronounced on a few cards, notably numbers 18, 26 & 27. Cards 8, 26, 27 & 32 each have a crease to the bottom right corner of the backing and card 30 has a crease across the bottom right of the photograph. The flyer has been folded in half, has some black scuffing, a very small corner crease, and one tiny perforation. The mailing envelope (approx. 8 1/2" x 9 1/2") is in poor condition with tears, creases, and pieces missing including the metal fastener. It is dated Mar. 26 '42 and has the following typed across the top, indicating the pictures included in the order: "Lock.Blen.Well.Whitley.Light.Short.Stirl." The dividers are plain buff stock and the newspaper clipping about the Airacobra has been folded multiple times with small tears and browning. 
Price: 325.00 USD
 


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