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South Abbotsford Mennonite Brethren Church. A History from 1932 - 1982., Abbotsford Mennonite Church
1 Abbotsford Mennonite Church South Abbotsford Mennonite Brethren Church. A History from 1932 - 1982.
Abbotsford, BC, 1982. 
Tan pictorial cloth, some dust soiling, a very good copy. 112pp. Colour photographic end papers. Many illustrations. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Rev. Oliver Arnold, First Rector of Sussex, N.B., with Some Account of His Life, His Parish, and His Successors, and the Old Indian College. With Illustrations from Photographs by the Author., Allison (Leonard).
2 Allison (Leonard). The Rev. Oliver Arnold, First Rector of Sussex, N.B., with Some Account of His Life, His Parish, and His Successors, and the Old Indian College. With Illustrations from Photographs by the Author.

Saint John, N.B.: Sun Printing Co., 1892. First edition. 30 pages. Original blue printed wrappers (detached); glue residue and chipping to spine where it was removed from a binding, covers loose, very good otherwise. Inscribed and signed from Allison to the Long Island Historical Society, whose rubber ink stamps are on the first and last pages. Several photographic illustrations. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Historical Sketches of Argyle Municipality. By the Baldur High School Centennial Committee., Argyle Municipality, Manitoba.
3 Argyle Municipality, Manitoba. Historical Sketches of Argyle Municipality. By the Baldur High School Centennial Committee.

Baldur High School Centennial Committee, [1967]. Second Edition. Blue wrappers, cloth taped spine. Some edge wear, last leaf loose, very good. Many illustrations, both drawings & photographs. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Canadian Pacific in the Rockies. Ten Volumes - Complete Set., Bain (D.M.)
4 Bain (D.M.) Canadian Pacific in the Rockies. Ten Volumes - Complete Set.
Calgary: Calgary Group of The British Railway Modellers of North America, (1978 - 1985) [These copies: 1980 - 1986]. 
Oblong glossy pictorial wrappers, stapled. Various printings, 1980 - 1986. Uniformly clean and about fine, a nice complete set. Laid into Volume 1 is a 1986 price list from the author. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Timber Trails. Compiled by Big River History Book Committee. History of Big River and District., Big River, Saskatchewan
5 Big River, Saskatchewan Timber Trails. Compiled by Big River History Book Committee. History of Big River and District.

North Battleford: Turner-Warwick Printers, 1979. Orange cloth designed and lettered in black. 360pp. Illustrated. Owner's name on front end paper; a clean, very good copy. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Mineral Resources of the Skeena Mining Division and Portions of the Omineca and Queen Charlotte Divisions., Brewer (W.M.)
6 Brewer (W.M.) The Mineral Resources of the Skeena Mining Division and Portions of the Omineca and Queen Charlotte Divisions.

Victoria BC: Printed by William H. Cullin, 1915. Original printed wrappers, stapled. 56 pages. Photographic illustrations, folding map at rear. Minor edge wear, staples rusting, a very good copy. Issued as British Columbia Bureau of Mines Bulletin No. 3, 1915. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Instructions To Be Observed in the Event of Enemy Action., British Columbia A.R.P. Poster [Air Raid Protection].
7 British Columbia A.R.P. Poster [Air Raid Protection]. Instructions To Be Observed in the Event of Enemy Action.
Victoria: British Columbia Police, [1941 - 42]. 
A printed poster on card stock, measuring 6.75 x 13.5 inches. Small hanger hole at top, as issued; fine condition, unused. Issued by the Civilian Protection Branch, British Columbia Police, Victoria, B.C. In point form, with instructions in the event of air raid. Number 4: "DON'T rush out on to the street if you hear aircraft or explosions near-by." Blank sections at bottom to be filled in with the name of the A.R.P. Warden, nearest first-aid post, etc. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Calgary. A Preliminary Scheme for Controlling the Economic Growth of the City. [Cover title: The City of Calgary. Past Present & Future]., Calgary. (Thomas H. Mawson & Sons)
8 Calgary. (Thomas H. Mawson & Sons) Calgary. A Preliminary Scheme for Controlling the Economic Growth of the City. [Cover title: The City of Calgary. Past Present & Future].
Calgary: City Planning Commission, (1914). First edition. 
4to. Beige cloth, front cover designed and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. Brown end papers. Many plates and plans, several in colour, one folding. Some rubbing to back cover, speckling and some brown marks on spine and front cover, but in general a fresh copy. The firm of Mawson did surveys of a number of cities in Western Canada, only the Calgary one was published. 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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The Story of the London Life Insurance Company. Volume I / Volume II., Campbell (James A.)
9 Campbell (James A.) The Story of the London Life Insurance Company. Volume I / Volume II.
London Life Insurance Company Printing Department, 1965/1966. 
Two Volumes. Green cloth, spines and front covers lettered in gilt. Frontispieces and many illustrations. Covers a bit scuffed and dusty, internally fine, a clean very good set. A heavy set which will incur some extra postage costs. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Dawson City Gold Rush Festival Presenty FOXY. July 1 - August 17 - 1962. Souvenir Programme., Dawson City Gold Rush Festival
10 Dawson City Gold Rush Festival Dawson City Gold Rush Festival Presenty FOXY. July 1 - August 17 - 1962. Souvenir Programme.
Dawson City, 1962. 
Decorative wrappers, stapled. 28pp. Many illustrations, some historical content. Clean, very good condition. Laid in are two mimeographed texts on legal-size paper, stapled. One: "From Special Edition - The Yukon Sun / September, 1900. Historical and Descriptive Sketch of the Yukon Territory" by Commissioner William Ogilie. Six pages on yellow stock, printed on rectos only, stapled in upper corner, once folded. // Two: "Part Played by the North West Mounted Police in the Early Days of the Klondike Goldfields". By A. Baird. Eleven pages on white & yellow stock, printed on rectos only, stapled in upper corner, once folded. The Programme is for the musical production, "FOXY", which takes place mostly in Brandy's saloon in Dawson City. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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Les 14 Naufragés de St-Alban et la Bonne Sainte Anne ou Recit de la Catastrophe du 27 avril 1894, avec le portrait des 14 naufrages., de Ghyvelde (R.P. Frederic)
11 de Ghyvelde (R.P. Frederic) Les 14 Naufragés de St-Alban et la Bonne Sainte Anne ou Recit de la Catastrophe du 27 avril 1894, avec le portrait des 14 naufrages.
Quebec: Leger Brousseau, 1894. 
68pp. Original printed wrappers, spine mostly chipped away, corners of wrappers chipped, rear cover detached, very good otherwise. One folding plate, and a full-page illustration in the text. This relates to the famous landslide at St-Alban, Quebec, on April 27, 1894. It was Canada's largest known landslide, displacing 185 million cubic metres of rock and dirt. Text in French. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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The New Cook Book. A Volume of Tried, Tested and Proven Recipes by The Ladies of Toronto and Other Cities and Towns. Revised Edition. Edited by Grace E. Denison (Lady Gay of Saturday Night)., Denison (Grace) -editor.
12 Denison (Grace) -editor. The New Cook Book. A Volume of Tried, Tested and Proven Recipes by The Ladies of Toronto and Other Cities and Towns. Revised Edition. Edited by Grace E. Denison (Lady Gay of Saturday Night).

Toronto: Musson, (1905). Revised edition; first published by Rose in 1903. Original red patterned cloth, with a repeating flower design; spine ruled and lettered in black. Cloth worn at edges, and all-over shiny from residual glue where a plastic cover has been pasted on for many years (now removed). Bits of paper are stuck to the old glue. The rear fly leaf is stuck to the inner back cover by residual glue. Inner hinges are cracked; otherwise, sound and very good. This is the second edition of this cook book, preceded by the Rose edition of 1903. See: Elizabeth Driver: Culinary Landmarks: A Bibliography of Canadian Cookbooks, 1825-1949; page 426, Item 0130.2. There were numerous editions of this book published in various cities, right up into the 1930s. All the early printings are very scarce. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Manuel Elementaire et Pratique de l'Art Agricole, ou Notions Pratiques sur l'Agriculture; dedie Aux Maisons d'Education et a la Population Rurale du Bas-Canada, par un Membre du Clerge Canadien., Derome (Francois-Magloire) [anonymous].
13 Derome (Francois-Magloire) [anonymous]. Manuel Elementaire et Pratique de l'Art Agricole, ou Notions Pratiques sur l'Agriculture; dedie Aux Maisons d'Education et a la Population Rurale du Bas-Canada, par un Membre du Clerge Canadien.

Montreal: De Montigny, 1853. First edition. Original blue-green printed wrappers, sewn. Old tape repair to upper spine and corner, small chip from lower front wrapper, old stain to lower margin; in general, a clean very good copy. An internal leaf has been misfolded during binding, but there is no loss of text. Text in French; an instructive manual in question-and-answer format; quite uncommon. The back cover bears an attractive ad for the printer, De Montigny. TPL: A Bibliography of Canadiana, First Supplement: 5582. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honourable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons of New Brunswick, Held at Saint John, April 25th and 26th, A.D. 1882. Also, of A Special Communication Held at Saint Stephen, Charlotte County, June 24th, A.D. 1881., Freemasonry.
14 Freemasonry. Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honourable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons of New Brunswick, Held at Saint John, April 25th and 26th, A.D. 1882. Also, of A Special Communication Held at Saint Stephen, Charlotte County, June 24th, A.D. 1881.

Saint John, N.B.: Printed at the "Daily News" Steam Job Office, 1882. Original blue decorative printed wrappers, sewn. Paginated [419] - 498, plus a leaf of index at rear. Some chipping to upper spine and a bit to edges, a clean very good copy in general. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Proceedings of The Grand Lodge Of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Canada, At A Special Emergent Communication held at the City of Montreal, On Wednesday, the 1st Day of December, A. L., 5869, A. D., 1869. ... A. A. Stevenson, Montreal, P.Q., Grand Master. Thomas Bird Harris, Hamilton, Ontario, Grand Secretary., Freemasonry.
15 Freemasonry. Proceedings of The Grand Lodge Of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Canada, At A Special Emergent Communication held at the City of Montreal, On Wednesday, the 1st Day of December, A. L., 5869, A. D., 1869. ... A. A. Stevenson, Montreal, P.Q., Grand Master. Thomas Bird Harris, Hamilton, Ontario, Grand Secretary.

Hamilton: Printed at The Craftsman Office..., 1869. Original blue printed wrappers, stitched. 34 pages. Some chipping to spine and edges, a bit of staining to lower edge, a very good copy in general. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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Arctic Issue., Hubbard (Sgt. Harold)
16 Hubbard (Sgt. Harold) Arctic Issue.
Edmonton, 1945. 
Green boards, designed and lettered in black. Some spine wear, a very good copy. Signed by the author on the title page: "Sgt. H. Hubbard / U.S. Army". A collection of military cartoons, published by the US Army. This is the Canadian edition, Lithographed by the Hamly Press Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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The Rebellion of 1837. An Address Delivered to the McGill Historical Club. January 22, 1925., Johnson (Walter S.)
17 Johnson (Walter S.) The Rebellion of 1837. An Address Delivered to the McGill Historical Club. January 22, 1925.

Montreal: McGill University Publications, Series VI, No. 8, 1925. Gray wrappers printed in black, stapled. A 32-page booklet. Several photographic illustrations. Inscribed and signed by Johnson on the title page. A bit of browning, but a fine copy. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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The Rebellion of 1837. An Address Delivered to the McGill Historical Club. January 22, 1925., Johnson (Walter S.)
18 Johnson (Walter S.) The Rebellion of 1837. An Address Delivered to the McGill Historical Club. January 22, 1925.

Montreal: McGill University Publications, Series VI, No. 8, 1925. Gray wrappers printed in black, stapled. A 32-page booklet. Several photographic illustrations. A bit of browning, a few pencil marks, a nearly fine copy. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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Let Free Men Face Reality!, King (W.L. Mackenzie)
19 King (W.L. Mackenzie) Let Free Men Face Reality!
Ottawa: Director of Public Information, 1941. 
32pp. Self-wrappers lettered in black, stapled. Light wear to edges, but about fine. The text of an address given by the Prime Minister of Canada before THE CANADIAN CLUB OF OTTAWA, September 17th, 1941. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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The Ukrainian Canadians and the War. (In Ukrainian), Kirkconnell (Watson)
20 Kirkconnell (Watson) The Ukrainian Canadians and the War. (In Ukrainian)
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1940. First edition, Ukrainian version. 
[32]pp. Orange & black printed wrappers, stapled. Some wear to edges, some soiling in margins, staples a bit rusty; generally very good otherwise. Issued as OXFORD PAMPHLETS ON WORLD AFFAIRS No. C.3. This text of this copy is entirely in Ukrainian, save for the Series info and price on the covers, and the imprint on the title page. Uncommon in this form. 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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