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The Scarlet Riders; A Story of The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Scarlet Riders; A Story of The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

by CAMPBELL, Captain William

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1937
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Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Company, 1937. First American Edition. Octavo. 21cm. Publisher's red cloth titled and decorated in black to spine and front board. Dustjacket. 264pp. Light sunning and bumping to the spine, some minor wear to extremities, in a dustjacket with some shallow fraying, chipping and creasing to the edges, some very small chips of loss to the vulnerable… Read more about this item
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Breaking Loose: African-Canadian Dance in Southwestern Ontario 1900-1955

Breaking Loose: African-Canadian Dance in Southwestern Ontario 1900-1955

by [AFRICAN-CANADIAN HISTORY - DANCE] SHADD, Ruth Ann

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Published
1995
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Windsor: by the Author, 1995. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial wrappers; 174pp. Private ownership stamps to bottom edge and fore edge of text block, Else a tight, VG copy with unmarked text. Rather scarce, self-published work by an Afro-Canadian dancer and educator, based on her Master's Thesis at Wayne State University.
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Do Women Have Equal Play

Do Women Have Equal Play

by HEIT, Michael J.; Don Malpass

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1975
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[Toronto]: Ministry of Culture and Recreation, 1975. Quarto (28cm). Stampled pamphlet in cream card wrappers, printed in dark blue; 12pp; illustrations and diagrams throughout. Lightly rubbed, minor rust around staples, else clean: Near Fine. Analysis of the participation of women in leisure and recreation activities, from the Canadian Sports and Fitness Division of the Ministry of Culture… Read more about this item
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The Magician in Love

The Magician in Love

by ROOKE, Leon

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First Edition
Published
1981
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Aya Press, 1981. First Edition. First printing. Limited issue (though not stated, this is one of 150 clothbound copies, from a total edition of 750). Binder's ticket of The Porcupine's Quill, Erin Ontario, to rear pastedown. Mid-career work, a long-poem, by the North Carolina-born Canadian poet, a two-time Governor General's Award winner. Fine in dustwrapper. Uncommon thus.
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Short Course in Infantry Tactics

Short Course in Infantry Tactics

by ROBINSON, A. B.

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Published
1916
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Toronto: Copp, Clark Company, 1916. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (17cm). Red cloth stamped in black, all edges stained red; 159,[1]pp; black and white in-text illustrations. Sound and tight, but lightly rubbed with mild, superficial abrasions: Very Good or better. Uncommon military manual, published midway through WWI. [62824].
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Jerry Potts: Scout, Frontiersman and Hero

Jerry Potts: Scout, Frontiersman and Hero

by LONG, Philip S.

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Published
1974
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Calgary: Bonanza Books, 1974. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (23cm). Brown paper-covered boards, in orange dust jacket; [xii],219,[1]pp; 14pp illustrations. Sound and straight, with mild rubbing and shelfwear, small erasure to front free endpaper; Very Good. Jacket rubbed, mildly soiled, and faintly rippled, with short tears at edges, reinforced at tail with cellotape to verso, old sticker to front… Read more about this item
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Snake Hill: An Investigation of a Military Cemetery from the War of 1812

Snake Hill: An Investigation of a Military Cemetery from the War of 1812

by PFEIFFER, Susan and Ronald F. Williamson (eds)

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First Edition
Published
1991
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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1991. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (24cm). Orange cloth in black dust jacket; 443,[1]ppl black and white illustrations. A Fine copy in Fine jacket. Investigation of the cemetery in Fort Erie, Ontario. [62103].
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One Day At A Time: the Autobiography of Robert John Renison

One Day At A Time: the Autobiography of Robert John Renison

by RENISON, Robert John; Margaret Blackstock, ed

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1957
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Toronto: Kingswood House, 1957. First Edition. First impression. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 322pp; illus. Tight, clean, Near Fine copy. In the original dustwrapper, lightly edgeworn but generally bright and attractive, VG+. Posthumously-published autobiography of the Anglican Archbishop Robert John Renison (1875-1957), much apparently extracted from his long-running Toronto Globe and Mail column "My Life As a Missionary,"… Read more about this item
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A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt; Only Survivor of the Crew of the Ship Boston, During A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound: With An Account of the Manners, Mode of Living, and Religious Opinions of the Natives
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A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt; Only Survivor of the Crew of the Ship Boston, During A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound: With An Account of the Manners, Mode of Living, and Religious Opinions of the Natives

by [ALSOP, Richard, ed.]

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Second Edition
Published
1815
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Middletown, CT: Seth Richards, 1815. Second Edition. 12mo (18cm). Contemporary full marbled sheep, titled in gilt on spine; plain endpapers; 204pp; wood-engraved frontispiece. Ownership inscriptions to front pastedown. Sound, externally rubbed with minor wear, internally rubbed and foxed, with horizontal tears to three early leaves, frontispiece and title page somewhat tattered and chipped, loss to frontispiece affecting image, but… Read more about this item
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Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898

Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898

by MACLAREN, Roy

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First Edition
Published
1978
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Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm); gray cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; xx,184, plus 8pp of illustrations. Tight, Near Fine copy in VG+ dustjacket. "Compliments of the Canada Council" ink-stamp to front endpaper. The Canadian politician and historian's second book, examining Canadian military involvement in Egypt between 1882-1898.
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Collected Poems. Volume Five, 1977-83

Collected Poems. Volume Five, 1977-83

by SOUSTER, Raymond

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First Edition
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(1984)
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[Ottawa]: Oberon Press, (1984). First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Brown cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 314,[4]pp. Fine, unmarked copy. In the original dustwrapper, crisp and unworn with a gentle crease at base of spine panel, Near Fine. Fifth installment of Souster's multi-volume Collected Poems, published between 1980 and 1999.
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Peter Skene Ogden: Fur Trader

Peter Skene Ogden: Fur Trader

by BINNS, Archie

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Published
1967
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Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1967. Octavo (22.5cm). Silver cloth titled in blue, in brown dust jacket; pictorial endpapers with maps; [xii],[364]pp; black and white plates. Bookplate of noted zoologist James G. Mead to verso of front free endpaper. Gently rubbed, front free endpaper rippled from bookplate glue, else clean: Very Good. Jacket price-clipped, edgeworn with several small chips to… Read more about this item
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Selected Strawberries and Other Poems

Selected Strawberries and Other Poems

by MUSGRAVE, Susan

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First Edition
Published
1977
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Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1977. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 164pp. Fine copy. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, light creased at extremities, Near Fine. Selections from the British-Columbian poet's two previous collections, Entrance of the Celebrant (1972) and Grave-Dirt and Selected Strawberries (1974).
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Ixion's Wheel

Ixion's Wheel

by GUSTAFSON, Ralph

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Published
1969
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1969. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 128pp. Fine copy in lightly worn, price-clipped dustwrapper, Very Good or better. Gustafson's fifth published collection. He would later win the Governor General's Award for Poetry in 1974.
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The Hunting Dark

The Hunting Dark

by SKELTON, Robin

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Published
1971
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1971. First Edition. First impression. Octavo (22cm); cloth hardcover, dustjacket, 80pp. 131pp. Fine copy in a crisp, unworn dustwrapper. Late collection by the Yorkshire-born Canadian poet and critic.
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Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature [Signed]
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Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature [Signed]

by ATWOOD, Margaret

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1972
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Toronto: Anansi, 1972. Fifth Printing. Octavo (20.25cm); original printed card wrappers; [iv],[6],7-287,[5]pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Light wear to extremities, hint of tanning to text edges, else Near Fine. "Survival is the most startling book ever written about Canadian literature. It is simultaneously a book of citicism, a manifesto, and a collection of personal and… Read more about this item
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The Journals of Susanna Moodie [Signed]
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The Journals of Susanna Moodie [Signed]

by ATWOOD, Margaret

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1970
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1970. Reprint, without the $1.95 price at upper front wrapper, and neither a code nor mention of later printings on the copyright page. Octavo (22cm); pictorial card wrappers; [10],11-64pp; illus. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Light wear to extremities, small price sticker to rear wrapper; Near Fine. An early collection of poems… Read more about this item
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Literature & Ideology No. 6 (1970)

Literature & Ideology No. 6 (1970)

by [NECESSITY FOR CHANGE INSTITUTE FOR IDEOLOGICAL STUDIES]

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Published
1970
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Montreal: Progressive Books & Periodicals, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound wrappers; 102pp. Fine. Single issue of this Canadian journal of Marxist art & literary theory. Contributions by P. Kogan, Eric Scheper, Caroline Borden, Armand Barotti, Mary Ellen Brooks, others.
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Five Stories (Deluxe Ed)
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Five Stories (Deluxe Ed)

by KINSELLA, W.P.; Carel Moiseiwitsch (illus)

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First Edition
Published
1986
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Vancouver: William Hoffer / Tanks, 1986. First Edition. Deluxe issue, No. 88 of 100 clothbound copies, signed by the author on colophon. Large octavo (28.5cm); deep blue linen-covered boards with printed paper spine and cover labels; 57pp. Illustrations by Carel Moiseiwitsch. A fine, apparently unread copy.
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Handbook of North American Indians Volume 5: Arctic
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Handbook of North American Indians Volume 5: Arctic

by STURTEVANT, William C.; David Damas (eds)

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1984
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Washington DC: Smithsonian, 1984. Quarto (29cm). Beige cloth, stamped in red, titled in black and gilt; xvi,829,[1]pp; black and white in-text illustrations throughout. Near Fine, with light shelfwear.
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