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81 Telfer, W.P. HUMBOLDT ON THE CARLTON TRAIL.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Modern Press 1975 First Printing, Limited Edition. Very Good Urban Lukan. 
84 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 11" D). Copyright page states 'Limited Edition', but no limitation details supplied. Light brown cloth with black lettering on spine, black lettering & decoration on front board. B&w photographs, maps, drawings. A local history of Humboldt, Saskatchewan. Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; The First White Visitors; The Red River Cart; The Carlton Trail; The Dominion Telegraph; The Weldons; The Death of Birdie; Alfred von Lindeburgh; The Suicide at Round Hill; The Diary of Elizabeth McFadden; 1880-1884; 1885 - The Rebellion Year; Tom Hourie's Swimming Feat; The Indian Capture at Dead Moose Lake; The Humboldt Stone; The Stage Coach Holdup; Epilogue - The Settlers Arrive; Bibliography; Alexander von Humboldt. Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight bump at bottom corner of both boards. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PRIDE IN THE PAST...CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE.  ADVERTISING PRINTING BLOCK WITH AERIAL VIEW OF DOWNTOWN TORONTO LOOKING TOWARDS THE ISLANDS., Toronto-Dominion Bank
82 Toronto-Dominion Bank PRIDE IN THE PAST...CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE. ADVERTISING PRINTING BLOCK WITH AERIAL VIEW OF DOWNTOWN TORONTO LOOKING TOWARDS THE ISLANDS.
Toronto Toronto-Dominion Bank 1959 Very Good 
Copper printing block, mounted on wood - 7" wide by 10 1/8" H x approx. 7/8" deep, comprising an aerial view of downtown Toronto looking towards the islands (5" x 7") and promotional text by The Toronto-Dominion Bank, referencing the 125th birthday of Toronto (1959). Approx. weight 2.2 kg (4 1/2 lbs). Some scattered non-active woodworm holes in wood - mainly at one edge, old paper label on back, light rubbing on copper plate. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
BLOODY PROVOST:  AN ACCOUNT OF THE PROVOST SERVICE OF THE BRITISH ARMY, AND THE EARLY YEARS OF THE CORPS OF ROYAL MILITARY POLICE., Tyler, R.A.J.
83 Tyler, R.A.J. BLOODY PROVOST: AN ACCOUNT OF THE PROVOST SERVICE OF THE BRITISH ARMY, AND THE EARLY YEARS OF THE CORPS OF ROYAL MILITARY POLICE.
London Phillimore 1980 085033598 Very Good+ Very Good+ 
245 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w illustrations. "(A) carefully researched account of the development of the military police from the Middle Ages to the end of the Boer War. By that time, Provost Marshals were being recognised as Military Police Officers, though full recognition was delayed until 1953. Military historians on both sides of the Atlantic will find much that is new in Major Tyler's authoritative text, while past or present members of the military police will be fascinated to learn of the centuries-old traditions of their calling and the proud, if ruthless, actions of so many of their predecessors." Previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown, minor wrinkle at top of spine, minor soiling mark on fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has very minor edge wear, light wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
THE DULANYS OF WELBOURNE: A FAMILY IN MOSBY'S CONFEDERACY., Vogtsberger, Margaret Ann.
84 Vogtsberger, Margaret Ann. THE DULANYS OF WELBOURNE: A FAMILY IN MOSBY'S CONFEDERACY.
Berryville, Virginia Rockbridge 1995 188352203X / 9781883522032 Near Fine Very Good+ Maps by Katherine Tennery. Genealogical charts by Tracey A. Barger. 
316 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs. "Richard Henry Dulany personally equipped a company of mounted riflemen, the Dulany Troop, in July 1861. Thus he began a commendable military career. The thrice-wounded Dulany rose to temporary command of the Laurel Brigade, yet the young widower was also a father and brother and son whose concern for the well-being of his extended family at Welbourne, his historic country estate near Middleburg, in Loudoun County, Virginia, was foremost in his heart and permeated his thoughts and letters. The writings of the colonel, his father, his children (who ranged in age from five to twelve years old when the war began) and other family members who flowed in and out of Welbourne's spacious rooms reveal the touching activity of daily life maintained despite the chaotic times. Their words reveal the gravity of their situation, yet they also note lighter moments and give thanks for small triumphs." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
RIDER'S GUIDE TO MOUNTED GAMES., Webber, Toni.
85 Webber, Toni. RIDER'S GUIDE TO MOUNTED GAMES.
Shrewsbury Swan Hill 1996 1853105651 / 9781853105654 Very Good+ 
141 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. "Aimed at both the rider and the organiser, this book covers all levels from children's gymkhanas to Prince Philip Cup games. For most competitors gymkhanas are their first introduction to competitive riding and the author includes a brief history of gymkhanas and how they developed. Toni Webber has a wealth of practical experience and she uses this to the full to give the reader advice on training the pony, choosing a games pony, learning difficult manoeuvres, making equipment. She is also able to impart much helpful advice to the rider - no matter what their age or level of ability. Also included in the book are basic rules for the different games currently in use along with a list of useful addresses." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, light rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  A COLLECTORS' GUIDE., Whale, G.J. Kim.
86 Whale, G.J. Kim. HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A COLLECTORS' GUIDE.
Victoria, British Columbia Rockland Books 1998 0968326005 / 9780968326008 First Edition Fine Signed by Author
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. The geographic reach embraces all the past and present territory of Western and Arctic Canada, all that was once Rupert's Land as well as those areas where histories have intermingled. For example, the great gold rushes of Alaska and the Klondike are strongly linked, and that's reflected in the accounts dealing with those events. I don't think I've missed many of the West's important books, but allow me the occasional oversight. The listings of the books have been made as clear and simple as possible, with a minimum of bibliographic description; enough ony to provide a sense of the size, shape and format of the book and a rough guide to the contents. The physical description is as extensive as needs be to identify the first or most desired edition or, in a lot of cases, the best edited; occasionally all three." From the Introduction. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
FIRST IN THE FIELD:  GAULT OF THE PATRICIAS., Williams, Jeffery.
87 Williams, Jeffery. FIRST IN THE FIELD: GAULT OF THE PATRICIAS.
St Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1995 1550680552 / 9781550680553 First Canadian Edition. Near Fine Very Good+ 
278 pages, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Born into a wealthy Montreal family in 1882, Gault was fortunate in having the means to pursue his own desires, of which a taste for adventure figured prominently and was to take him, as a subaltern in the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, to fight in the Boer War, and throughout the rest of his life on any number of more or less hazardous expeditions. But the act for which his name will be for ever carved in stone was the raising at his own expense on the outbreak of the First World War of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry." Dust jacket has very minor edge wear and is lightly rubbed. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
FIRST IN THE FIELD:  GAULT OF THE PATRICIAS., Williams, Jeffery.
88 Williams, Jeffery. FIRST IN THE FIELD: GAULT OF THE PATRICIAS.
St Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1995 1550680552 / 9781550680553 First Canadian Edition. Very Good Very Good 
278 pages, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. Separate Foreword leaf (not mentioned in Table of Contents) laid in. "Born into a wealthy Montreal family in 1882, Gault was fortunate in having the means to pursue his own desires, of which a taste for adventure figured prominently and was to take him, as a subaltern in the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles, to fight in the Boer War, and throughout the rest of his life on any number of more or less hazardous expeditions. But the act for which his name will be for ever carved in stone was the raising at his own expense on the outbreak of the First World War of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry." Very small bump at top of rear hinge, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, is price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
89 Zaslow, Morris. THE OPENING OF THE CANADIAN NORTH, 1870-1914.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1971 0771090722 / 9780771090721 First Edition Very Good Very Good- 
339 pp, 9 1/4" H. One of 'The Canadian Centenary Series'. B&w photographs, maps. "(T)races Canada's northward expansion in the years after Confederation. In the forefront of the movement were the fur-traders, missionaries, and gold-seekers. Behind them came provincial and federal overnments, concerned for their authority, and anxious to develop the riches of the North. Under the Laurier government (1896-1911) the advance quickened, and the roles of the Geological Survey, North-West Mounted Police, and Departments of the Interior, Indian Affairs, and Marine and Fisheries, gained new importance. A country which, by Confederation, had barely extended beyond the Gulf of St. Lawrence and St Lawrence Lowlands region, ahd by 1914 occupied the prairies. Aided by new transcontinental railways, its people had begun moving into the forest of the Middle North along a front that extended from lake St John to Dawson, and the Arctic frontier beyond recieved increasing attention. But the governments failed in their treatment of the native population, and in their eagerness to foster development they allowed resources to be exploited blindly, for and by foreign interest in the main." Slight darkening to edges of text block, very light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing and small light scratch on front panel, minor soiling, a few small and tiny edge tears - archivally taped, slight browning to spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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