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161 Nero, Robert. THE SITE: A PERSONAL ODYSSEY.
Natural Heritage, Toronto, 2001. 
95 pp, 9" H, soft cover. ISBN 1896219705 B&w photographs, map. "Poetry or potsherds? That's the surprising dilemma one of Canada's well-known nature writers confronts in this highly personalized account of a lifetime's involvement as an avocatio nal archaeologist. With deft descriptive powers, (he) leads us gently into this new facet of his amazing spectrum of interest. Not unexpectedly, there even is poetry in his approach to studying prehistoric remains! From childhood to adolesc e n c e , to wartime service with the U.S. Army in the Southwest Pacific, from exploring the vast sand dunes of Lake Athabasca to excavating a 3000-year-old-site he discovered west of Winnipeg, Nero allows us to share his enthusiasm and excitement in o ut do or adventures." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
162 O'Flaherty, Patrick. THE ROCK OBSERVED: STUDIES IN THE LITERATURE OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1979 0802023517 / 9780802023513 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
222 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "(A) study of how Newfoundland has been pereceived over the centuries by the islanders themselves and by outsiders. (This book) offers an integrated survey of Newfoundland literature, culture, and history. It illustrates the forces that have made Newfoundland a special place and Newfoundlanders a special people, 'a breed apart'. Against a background of political, economic, and cultural history, Patrick O'Flaherty submits the conflicting literary impressions of his island to a searching critical analysis. He finds the writings of explorers, missionaries, settlers, adventurers, novelists, and poets to be limited, or enlivened, by their own characters and preconceptions. There emerges a sympathetic but unsentimental picture of Newfoundland and its people, informed throughout by O'Flaherty's keen awarenes, based on an outport upbringing, of what Newfoundland has been and is." Faint erased pencil marks and two small light ink stains on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has very light browning on rear panel and on flaps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A PAINTBRUSH IN MY HAND., Odjig, Daphne.  Through R.M. Vanderburgh and M.E. Southcott.
163 Odjig, Daphne. Through R.M. Vanderburgh and M.E. Southcott. A PAINTBRUSH IN MY HAND.
Toronto Natural Heritage 1992 092047473X / 9780920474730 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
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 Georgian Bay, Daphne became a superb storyteller, in the tradition of her elders. It is this inheritance that she has built on as she told her stories to her two collaborators. Odjig's skills as a storyteller are reflected in the impressionistic introductions to many of the chapters. Her lively expresion of events and activities in her life come vividly alive for Vanderburgh who has maintained as much as possible the authenticity of Odjig's narratives and tried to pass these impressions along to the reader. Odjig's skill in visual communication is evident in the paintings reproduced here. Southcott has tried to pass on to the reader the thoughts and emotions the artist experienced in the creation of these paintings." Tiny repaired tear at bottom of front inside hinge, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump to bottom corner of each board. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing, small tear on front panel near hinge - archivally taped, tiny dent on front hinge, tiny sticker removal mark on front panel. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY.  VOL. XXXVII NO.s 1, 2 & 3.  (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1984).  PLUS INDEX., Oliver, E.H.; Bloomfield, G.T.; Feather, Joan; Matthews, Vincent L.; Glen Makahonuk; Neufeld, David; Ronaghan, Allen; Thomas F. Schilz; Spinks, J.W.T.; Goldsmith, Violet.
164 Oliver, E.H.; Bloomfield, G.T.; Feather, Joan; Matthews, Vincent L.; Glen Makahonuk; Neufeld, David; Ronaghan, Allen; Thomas F. Schilz; Spinks, J.W.T.; Goldsmith, Violet. SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY. VOL. XXXVII NO.s 1, 2 & 3. (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1984). PLUS INDEX.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Archives Office 1984 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
120 pp in 3 volumes (complete year), 10" H. Single sheet Index to Volume XXIV (1984) laid in. B&w illustrations. Articles: Lewis Herbert Thomas, 1917-1983; "I Can See a Car in That Crop: Motorization in Saskatchewan, 1906-1934; Kelsey's Journal of 1691 Reconsidered; Documents of Western History - Stockholm's First Teacher: Excerpts from the Diary of Violet Goldsmith; Early Medical Care in Saskatchewan; The Saskatoon Relief Camp Workers' Riot of May 8, 1933: An Expression of Class Conflict; Thorbergur Thorvaldson: A Canadian Scientist-Statesman; The Prairie Pastor - E.H. Oliver; Brandy and Beaver Pelts: Assiniboine-European Trading Patterns, 1695-1805; Early Mining Exploration in Northern Saskatchewan: The H.V. Dardier Expedition of 1914-1917. Plus book reviews. Interiors - No 2 has soft bump at top/bottom corners of text block, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - No 2 has soft creases at top/bottom corner of covers, all books have very minor edge wear and minor toning to edges/spines. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LITTLE BIG HORN 1876:  CUSTER'S LAST STAND.  OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 39., Panzeri, Peter F.  Consultant editor, David G. Chandler.
165 Panzeri, Peter F. Consultant editor, David G. Chandler. LITTLE BIG HORN 1876: CUSTER'S LAST STAND. OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 39.
(Osprey, Oxford, 1998), reprint. 
96 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photos, reproductions, maps, battle plans, uniform studies. "The death of George Armstrong Custer, and over half of his now immortal 7th Cavalry Regiment in the valley of the Little Big Horn on 25 June 1876, has become the most celebrated battle of the Indian wars. It was the greatest, and the last, victory of the American Indians over the United States military. The largest concentration of warriors the North American continent had ever seen united under the spiritual leadership of Sitting Bull, and on a hillside in southern Montana Custer's Luck finally ran out." "The Osprey Campaign Series presents concise, authoritative account s of the great conflicts of history. Each volume begins with an assessment of each commander's campaign strategy, then recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More than 90 illustrations, including maps, charts and colour plates accompany the text, and a series of three-dimensional battle maps mark the critical stages of the campaign. Each volume concludes with a brief guide to the battlefield today, and detailed notes for wargamers." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling on bottom of textblock, otherwise clean and bright, flat uncreased spine. NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
TORONTO AND EARLY CANADA:  A CATALOGUE TO THE TORONTO AND EARLY CANADA PICTURE COLLECTION IN THE TORONTO PUBLIC.  LANDMARKS OF CANADA, VOLUME 3., Parkhill, John T., introduction.
166 Parkhill, John T., introduction. TORONTO AND EARLY CANADA: A CATALOGUE TO THE TORONTO AND EARLY CANADA PICTURE COLLECTION IN THE TORONTO PUBLIC. LANDMARKS OF CANADA, VOLUME 3.
Baxter Publishing / Toronto Public Library, Toronto, 1964, first edition. 
63 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 11" D), soft cover. B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Toronto; Canadian National Exhibition; Churches & Synagogues; Factories & workshops; Fires; Hotels & taverns; Houses; Military buildings; Monuments; Parks; Public buildings; Schools; Stores & offices; Streets; Toronto Islands; University of Toronto; Waterfront; Miscellaneous; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Indians & Metis; Military; Sports; Transportation; Vessels; Miscellaneous. Interior - soft crease at top corner of approx. last 15 pages, small crease at top corner of first page, light browning to last page and inside of rear cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - browning to edges of textblock, very minor edge wear, crease at top corner of covers - larger on rear cover, small ghost sticker mark on front cover. Good+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
167 Parsons, Anthony. THE CASE OF THE SECOND CRIME. THE SEXTON BLAKE LIBRARY NO. 314. 3RD SERIES.
[Amalgamated/Fleetway, London, n.d.]. 
64 pp, soft cover (stapled in wraps). "Amenya Chandra was an Indian girl whose beauty intoxicated men. When she was found dead in a Cambridge house, Sexton Blake had a tough problem to solve." Interior - pages browning very lightly, staple rusting (staining to covers), one archivally taped tear on last page, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, old price written on front cover, spine has light wrinkling, browning, rubbing and/or tiny chips/closed tears at top/bottom. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
168 Paterson, T.W. BRITISH COLUMBIA SHIPWRECKS.
Langley, B.C. Stagecoach Publishing 1976 0889830053 / 9780889830059 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- 
195 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. "The rugged coasts and rivers of British Columbia, Alaska and the Arctic Ocean have exacted a heavy toll of ships and seamen during the past 200 years. During this time, hundreds of vessels and thousands of lives have been lost to storms, uncharted reefs, treacherous currents and primitive navigational aids. Shipwreck, piracy, heroism and infamy; all have played their roles on this stormy stage of sea, ice and river rapid. (The author) covers the more spectacular of these ship disasters from the so-called 'mystery wrecks' to the comical salvage of the poor 'Nanette'. Previous owner's name in ink on front pastedown, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling/rubbing, several small edge tears archivally taped, wrinkling on spine. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
FIRST APPROACHES TO THE NORTHWEST COAST., Pethick, Derek.
169 Pethick, Derek. FIRST APPROACHES TO THE NORTHWEST COAST.
Vancouver J.J. Douglas 1976 0888940564 / 9780888940568 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- 
232 pp, 9 1/4" H. Illustration section on green stock at front of book, map. "An ocean-going ship built of copper-sheathed mahogany. A trans-Siberian expedition that builds gallows every 20 miles. A circumnavigator who starts his working life as an apprentice to a Scottish grocer. Of the marvels and quirks of Europe's 18th-century forays to the northwest coast, few signs remain on Canada's Pacific shores. Yet before 1792, twenty-nine voyages reached land between what is now the California-Oregon border and the Bering Sea. Each of these voyages permanently altered the balance of power among European courts - as well as setting the tone of relations between the native peoples and the 'mau mau'l ney': those who came 'floating on the water without land'. Derek Pethick captures the political significance of each voyage while conveying the important details that make the men, their failures and accomplishments, come alive: for instance, the journal entry showing how the crew of the fated second Bering expedition, marooned on a desolate northern island, still debated whether they might lighten their misery by playing cards or whether this behaviour would be at variance with the tsar's orders." Faint erased pencil marks at top of front free endpaper, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear/wrinkling, a few very small chips, several edge tears with old tape repairs on inside top edge, light rubbing/soiling, small surface paper loss on spine, small light water stain on inside bottom edge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
170 Prucha, Francis Paul. THE SWORD OF THE REPUBLIC: THE UNITED STATES ARMY ON THE FRONTIER, 1783-1846.
Macmillan, (Toronto, 1969). 
442 pp, large 8vo (9 9/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w maps, plates. "....the story of federal troops called up to enforce paper possession with physical occupation when treaty and purchase opened up the region from the Appalachians west to the Mississippi and the vast new frontiers in the Louisiana Territory. The duties of these soldiers were to protect the settlers and to establish a military presence that maintained American rights with honor in the face of Indian intransigence and British and Spanish scheming. These soldiers, in accomplishing their mission, became farmers, roadbuilders, scientists, and lumbermen: pioneers of the new West. At Fallen Timbers, Tippecanoe, and the Thames, the federal military forces met the early challenge from the Indian nations and their British allies. Military control of strategic points on the Great Lakes and western rivers enforced American control of the fur trade. Army endeavors shored up crumbling territorial edges where Spanish and British officials or traders weakened American power. (This book) recounts vividly the Blackhawk War and the Florida War. It details the construction of western forts and tells the tragic story of the removal of Indians from the East. It is a chronicle of the transition from wilderness to hard-core settlement." Two imprints of previous owners stamp on free front endpaper, light browning to fore-edge of textblock, light wrink ling at top/bottom of spine, light waviness in cloth at top edge of rear board. Dust jacket is price clipped, has very light edge wear, light to moderate edge wrinkling, small tear with creases at top of rear panel, tiny tear at top of spine, small closed puncture on front hinge, crease down rear flap, light rubbing. VG/G+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE ROAD OF LIFE AND DEATH:  A RITUAL DRAMA OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS., Radin, Paul.  Foreword by Mark van Doren.  (Jasper Blowsnake.)
171 Radin, Paul. Foreword by Mark van Doren. (Jasper Blowsnake.) THE ROAD OF LIFE AND DEATH: A RITUAL DRAMA OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS.
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 1991 0691019169 / 9780691019161 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good+ 
345 pp, 9" H. "In this transcription of the Medicine Rite, the most sacred ritual of the now vanished Winnebago Indians, anthropologist Paul Radin captured a poetic source of profound importance to the understanding of mystical experience. Performed by medicine men upon the initiation of a member to their cult, this secret rite recapitulated the mythic origins and heroes of the Winnebago while integrating those present with the ancestral forces. The rite imparted not only knowledge about life, death, and rebirth within the community, but also insights into our potential, as human beings, of living with genuine dignity on this earth. (This book) offers an authentic rendering of these prayers and ceremonial procedures and guides readers in appreciating their rich symbolism. This text, recorded in 1908 through an interpreter, is the recollection of Jasper Blowsnake, a former medicine man hesitant to commit the once mortal sin of repeating the Medicine Rite. In the introduction Radin describes the events surrounding Blowsnake's recitation and sets the rite within its historical context. We learn that Winnebago medicine men attempted to find in the rite a refuge place for their tribe members, disoriented by their obsession with war and threatened with annihilation." Inside - previous owner's chop mark (stamp) on free front endpaper, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny scuff on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE CASTAWAYS OF PETE'S PATCH.  (A SEQUEL TO THE ADOPTING OF ROSA MARIE).  DANDELION SERIES., Rankin, Carroll Watson.
172 Rankin, Carroll Watson. THE CASTAWAYS OF PETE'S PATCH. (A SEQUEL TO THE ADOPTING OF ROSA MARIE). DANDELION SERIES.
Henry Holt, New York, (1937), reprint. 
290 pp, 8vo, hard cover (orange/brown cloth with black lettering/decoration on spine/front cover - no dust jacket). Color frontis and 3 b&w plates. Interior - pages faintly browned, small creases at bottom corners of pages 115-122, slight browning to gutters of endpapers, a very few light finger smudges to margins, book very slightly cracked at frontis - overall very sound. Exterior - moderate rubbing to edges, very light bump to top corner of front board, light rubbing to boards/ s p i n e , l i g ht dust staining to edges of textblock, light crease at top of spine. Good 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
A THEATRICAL TRIP FOR A WAGER! THROUGH CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES.  COMPRISING A NARRATIVE OF THE UNIQUE ADVENTURES OF AN ENGLISH OFFICER AND AMATEUR THESPIAN IN UNCIVILIZED LANDS; INCLUDING HIS TRAVELS, TRIBULATIONS, AND SEVERAL ENCOUNTERS., Rhys, Horton, Captain. (a.k.a "Morton Price".)  Introduced by Robertson Davies.
173 Rhys, Horton, Captain. (a.k.a "Morton Price".) Introduced by Robertson Davies. A THEATRICAL TRIP FOR A WAGER! THROUGH CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. COMPRISING A NARRATIVE OF THE UNIQUE ADVENTURES OF AN ENGLISH OFFICER AND AMATEUR THESPIAN IN UNCIVILIZED LANDS; INCLUDING HIS TRAVELS, TRIBULATIONS, AND SEVERAL ENCOUNTERS.
Vancouver Alcuin Society 1966 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good Sam Black Signed
277 pp, 10 3/8" H. Red cloth spine with gilt lettering, beige paper-covered boards with black illustration, red cloth-covered slipcase with gilt decoration on front panel. No. 96 of an edition of 500 copies, signed by Wil Hudson and Nick Schwabe (designers/printers), Sam Black (illustrator) and Hans Strohhacker (binder). The author accepted a wager to travel in Canada and the United States, living solely off the proceeds of his amateur theatrical troupe. His travels in 1859-60, included Toronto, Ottawa, Belleville, Hamilton, Peterborough, Montreal, New York, Boston and Baltimore and he gives us a detailed, sometimes humorous, but seldom very complimentary view of the people, places and customs of the time. Originally published in 1861. Small soft crease at bottom corner of last three page leaves, minor very small bump at top fo front hinge, small shallw dent on rear board. Slipcase has small areas of light staning on side panels, some slight darkening to top, rear and bottom panels. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
174 Robb, John. GUN TOWN MARSHAL. A 'CATSFOOT' WESTERN.
Collins, London, 1960. 
192 pp, 12mo (7 5/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Colour frontispiece. " 'I'm the fastest gun in the West,' Guthrie boasted. Certainly, he was incredibly fast. He needed to be, for he led a gang of outlaws who took over whole towns in Arizona , looting and killing. One day that gang rode into the peaceful little burgh of Gloryrise. The law was powerless to resist them. Soon that place, too, lay at their mercy. But, as he lay wounded, the town marshal said to his son Shaun: ' T h e r e ' s o ne man who draws a gun faster than Guthrie....one man who can lead our people against him! He's a trail scout and folks call him Catsfoot....fetch him....fetch Catsfoot....' The quiet, gentle Catsfoot answered that call. So came ab ou t a te rr ib l e battle of wits and courage. A battle in which the ferocious Apache Indians were to take a decisive hand. This junior Western is told against the authentic background of ravaged Arizona in the years immediately after the Civi l W ar. .. ." L igh t t o m oderate browning to pages, very light edge wear to boards, slight fading and wtinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling marks, browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear/wrinkling, several sma ll t ear s w ith crea ses - som e archivally taped, a few very small chips, colors are bright on front panel illustration. Very good-/Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
TECUMTHA:  SHAWNEE CHIEFTAIN - ASTRAL AVATAR.  REVELATION OF THE TRUE SHAWANO TECUMTHA; DREAMER OF AMITY; LONLEY REDMAN MONARCH AND MIGHTY MENTOR OF THE FOREST; LEAPING PANTHER FRUSTRATED AND SHOOTING STAR BETRAYED; GIGANTIC GENIUS..., Robb, Wallace Havelock.
175 Robb, Wallace Havelock. TECUMTHA: SHAWNEE CHIEFTAIN - ASTRAL AVATAR. REVELATION OF THE TRUE SHAWANO TECUMTHA; DREAMER OF AMITY; LONLEY REDMAN MONARCH AND MIGHTY MENTOR OF THE FOREST; LEAPING PANTHER FRUSTRATED AND SHOOTING STAR BETRAYED; GIGANTIC GENIUS...
Kingston, Canada Abbey Dawn Press 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good- Adrian Dingle, A.R.C.A. Signed by Author
223 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). Signed on front free endpaper in violet ink with drawing of a feather underneath: "Wallace Havelock Robb". 12 full-page illustrations by Adrian Dingle, including frontispiece (collated). Map. Title page continues: "and Magnificent Mystic Among the Gods." A story of the Shawnee chief, Tecumtha (Tecumseh), written in prose and verse, incorporating fact and mythology. Light wrinkling at bottom of spine, one corner is bumped, tiny light stain on bottom and fore-edge of text block, minor soiling. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, one or two tiny chips and small tears, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
176 Robertston, Heather. MEASURING MOTHER EARTH: HOW JOE THE KID BECAME TYRRELL OF THE NORTH.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 2007 0771075391 / 9780771075391 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
348 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "One of Canada's first scientific explorers, Joseph Burr Tyrrell began his career in the late nineteenth century by surveying the Rocky Mountains on foot and mapping remote northern regions from a birchbark canoe; he ended it at the dawn of the Atomic Age, flying across the wilderness in bush planes. Among his many accomplishments, Tyrrell discovered Canada's first dinosaur, Albertosaurus, and an Ice Age glacier he named Keewatin. He risked his own and his companions' lives charting the Dubawnt and Kazan river networks west of Hudson Bay, and rescued the maps and records of Canada's great geographer, David Thompson, from oblivion. After he failed to find gold in the Klondike, Tyrrell gambled on buying a gold mine in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, and won millions." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very minor edge wear. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE GREAT FUR LAND OR SKETCHES FROM LIFE IN THE HUDSON'S BAY TERRITORY., Robinson, H.M.
177 Robinson, H.M. THE GREAT FUR LAND OR SKETCHES FROM LIFE IN THE HUDSON'S BAY TERRITORY.
Toronto Coles 1975 Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover Fine Very Good- Charles Gasche. 
348 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 illustrations. A facsimile of the edition published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1879. "In approximately 1870, one H.M. Robinson, writer and traveller, journeyed by dog sled to the Hudson's Bay Territory. The account of his months there is fascinating not only for its first-hand look at life in northern Canada, but also for this cultured man's view of it. The book includes excursions by dog sled and canoe, as well as hunting expeditions. It documents life in a Hudson's Bay Company fort, in a fur-hunters' camp, and in an Indian settlement. There are absorbing accounts of voyageurs, the Blackfeet Indians, 'nomadic' hunters, and medicine men, as well as breath-taking descriptions of the landscape. Since little knowledge of the North was generally available, Mr. Robinson's commentary helped to shape the attitudes of early Canadians, thus eventually influencing government policy. Through this book, modern readers can achieve a more complete idea of what it was like to be alive in the North in the 1870's. But more than that, we are able to trace the roots of the nation's successes and failures in dealing with people and the natural resources of the vast expanse once known as the Hudson's Bay Territory." Dust jacket has light wdge wear/wrinkling, two taped (inside) edge tears - one with creases, minor rubbing and soiling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MICHAEL ROBINSON:  THE SPIRIT AND THE SMOKE., Robinson, Michael.  Foreword by Mimi Gely.  Essay by Carol Podedworny.
178 Robinson, Michael. Foreword by Mimi Gely. Essay by Carol Podedworny. MICHAEL ROBINSON: THE SPIRIT AND THE SMOKE.
Thunder Bay Thunder Bay National Exhibition Centre and Centre for Indian Art 1985 09205390902 Stapled in Wraps Very Good Michael Robinson. 
48 pp, 8" H x 9" D. B&w photographs, b&w and colour reproductions. The catalogue of the exhibition. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; The Spirit and the Smoke; Footnotes; Catalogue of Works; Poetry Section; Biography; Bibliography; Catalogue Production. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small sticker mark and a faint line indentation on rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
179 Ruggle, Richard, Reverend. NORVAL ON THE CREDIT RIVER.
Erin, Ontario Press Porcepic 1973 0888780214 / 9780888780218 First Edition Sewed in wraps Very Good Signed by Author
51 pp + (4 pp) footnotes, 8 1/8" H. Green textured soft covers with black lettering and pastedown illustration on front cover. Volume I in the Credit Valley History Series. Signed on title page: "Richard Ruggle". B&w photographs. Contents: Before History; The Indians; The Mill; The Name and the Post Office; Transportation; Presbyterians; Anglicans; Methodists and the United Church; The Militia; Work in Town and Country; Education; The End; Footnotes. Interior - previous owner's name on half-title page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft crease on front cover pastedown picture, slight fading to color on spine and hinge areas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
A COUNTRY SO INTERESTING:  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY AND TWO CENTURIES OF MAPPING, 1670-1870., Ruggles, Richard I.
180 Ruggles, Richard I. A COUNTRY SO INTERESTING: THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY AND TWO CENTURIES OF MAPPING, 1670-1870.
Montreal McGill - Queen's University Press 1991 0773506780 / 9780773506787 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
300 pp, oblong (9 1/4" H x 12 1/4" D). Dark blue cloth with gold lettering/banding on spine. "Maps were an essential tool for the Hudson's Bay Company. The Company became, during the two centuries before Confederation, the main mapping agency in British North America for the immense territory extending from Ungava Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Richard Ruggles describes and analyses the mapping activities of the more than 160 Company servants and surveyors engaged in the field, as well as the contributions of more than fifty Indians and Inuit who drew sketches and gave confirgurations. Also included are annotated catalogues of all the maps known to have been produced by the (Company), and sixty-six reproductions of the most important maps and sketches." Minor edge wear, slight waviness to top/bottom edges of text block Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, very minor rubbing. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
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