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MacGILLIVRAY, Ron (ed.) [The University of Saskatchewan]
The Greystone 1938 the Annual Publication of the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union
Saskatoon, SK, 1938. 1st edition. Hardcover.4to,,, Unpaginated. Binding quite shaken but contents holding. Boards bumped and rubbed. Lengthy ink inscription to front endpapers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs.
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 MacGregor, James G., Pack Saddles to Tête Jaune Cache
MacGregor, James G.
Pack Saddles to Tête Jaune Cache
Edmonton, AB, Hurtig Publishers, 1973. Hardcover. pp. 256. Small 8vo. Bound in brown cloth. Light shelfwear, ink inscription to ffep. Dustjacket lightly edgeworn; very good+ in very god+ dustjacket. This is the first Hurtig edition of the original 1962 publication, with a new Introduction by Ken Liddell. Ill.: map, map endpapers.
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Book number: 087813
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Keywords: James Shand Harvey;Rocky Mountains;Canadian Pacific;Canadian West;;;;; map, map endpapers

 
MacIntosh, Robert
Boilermakers on the Prairies
Winnipeg, Manitoba, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, 1979. Hardcover. pp. 174. Large 8vo. Black & white photographs. Light shelfwear; very good+ in very good dustjacket. .
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Book number: 067752
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MacIntyre, Linden
The Wake; the Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami
Toronto, Harper Collins, 2019. Hardcover. pp. xii, 371. 8vo. Black and white maps and photographs. Author's signature to half title page. Light shelfwear; very good+ in very good+ dustjacket. .
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Book number: 090338
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MacKay, Claire
Pay Cheques & Picket Lines; All About Unions in Canada
Toronto, Kids Can Press Ltd, 1987. Paperback. Square 4to. Black and white illustrations. Very good+. Signed by author on title page. .
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Book number: 051362
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MacKay, Donald
The People's Railway; a History of Canadian National
Vancouver, Douglas & Mcintyre, 1992. Paperback. pp. 328. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Light shelfwear, residue to rear cover, discolouration to spine; very good+. .
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Book number: 092220
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Mackenzie, Alexander
Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; in the Years 1789 and 1793 (in Two Volumes); with a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country
London, T. Cadell, Jun. & W. Davies, 1802. Second edition. Leather Bound. pp. xiv, 290; 332. 8vo. Bound in 3/4 burgundy leather, with raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration to spines. Plain endpapers. The oval frontispiece portrait, by Lawrence, is present, but alas the two maps called-for in this edition, are missing. Wagner-Camp notes that 'Mackenzie discovered the river that now bears his name, and descended it to the Arctic Ocean in 1789. In 1793, he became the first European to cross the North American continent north of Mexico'. This volume includes both voyages, and also includes the author's 'General History of the Fur Trade from Canada to the North-West' (pp. i-cxxiii), and vocabularies of the 'Chepewyan tongue', and the 'Knisteneaux and Algonquin tongues'. See Peel 55; Sabin 43415; Wagner-Camp 1:2. .
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Keywords: Canadiana; History; Fur Trade; Polar; Arctic;

 Mackenzie, Alexander, Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; in the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country
Mackenzie, Alexander
Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; in the Years 1789 and 1793. With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country
London, T. Cadell, Jun. & W. Davies, 1801. First edition. Leather Bound. 4to. 20th century fine leather binding. Folding maps with expert repairs. Wagner-Camp notes that 'Mackenzie discovered the river that now bears his name, and descended it to the Arctic Ocean in 1789. In 1793, he became the first European to cross the North American continent north of Mexico'. Peel 55: "After the preface there follow 132 pages on the history of the fur trade in the North West. Some authorities think this was written by his cousin, Roderick MacKenzie. According to the Dictionary of National Biography , Voyages , 1801, was compiled by William Combe from Mackenzie's notes. Includes vocabularies of the Knisteneaux, Algonquin, Chepewyan, Nagailer, and Atnah Indian languages." Sabin 43414 calls this the "first and finest edition.
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 Macoun, John, History of the Great North-West; the Field for Investment; the Home of the Emigrant; Being a Full and Complete History of the Country, Its Geography, Area, Situation and Boundaries; Its Early History and Progress; Incidents of the Settlement from the Earliest Period Up to the Present Time; Topography and General Character of the Country-Its Climate, Together, with Tables of Temperature and Climatic Changes; Fuel Supplies-Coal, Timber, Etc; the Soil-Its Wonderful Richness and Fertility; Natural Products-Grains, Fruits, Grasses, and Flowers; Natural History, with Enumerations of Its Mammals, Reptiles, Insects, Birds and Fishes; Stock Raising-Special Advantages and Adaptability; Mineral Resources and Prospects of Development; the Water Supply-Rivers, Lakes, Etc; Steamboat and Interprovincial Communication; the Railway System-Its Rise, Progress and Development; the Indians-Their Past History and Present Status; the Hudson's Bay Company and Its Relations with the Country-Its Past and Present History, Lands and Land Policy; the Government and Railway Lands-Mode of Survey and Laying out Townships, Land Regulations of Each; Advice to Immigrants and Settlers
Macoun, John
History of the Great North-West; the Field for Investment; the Home of the Emigrant; Being a Full and Complete History of the Country, Its Geography, Area, Situation and Boundaries; Its Early History and Progress; Incidents of the Settlement from the Earliest Period Up to the Present Time; Topography and General Character of the Country-Its Climate, Together, with Tables of Temperature and Climatic Changes; Fuel Supplies-Coal, Timber, Etc; the Soil-Its Wonderful Richness and Fertility; Natural Products-Grains, Fruits, Grasses, and Flowers; Natural History, with Enumerations of Its Mammals, Reptiles, Insects, Birds and Fishes; Stock Raising-Special Advantages and Adaptability; Mineral Resources and Prospects of Development; the Water Supply-Rivers, Lakes, Etc; Steamboat and Interprovincial Communication; the Railway System-Its Rise, Progress and Development; the Indians-Their Past History and Present Status; the Hudson's Bay Company and Its Relations with the Country-Its Past and Present History, Lands and Land Policy; the Government and Railway Lands-Mode of Survey and Laying out Townships, Land Regulations of Each; Advice to Immigrants and Settlers
Guelph, The World Publishing Company, 1882. Leather Bound. pp. (i-v) vi-xxii, 687. Large 8vo. Bound in brown leather with gilt lettering to spine. Profusely illustrated with lithographs and engravings, city and town plans, and maps, including a fold out bird's eye view of Winnipeg, as well as an appendix of statistics of the Dominion of Canada, and an encyclopedia of information in regard to the great north-west. Decorated page ends. Lightest shelfwear, ink inscription to front pastedown, some of the maps have been previously repaired with tape; otherwise, near fine. Includes "Educational and Religious History of Manitoba and the North-West" by George M. Grant, "History of the Roman Catholic Missions in St. Boniface" by Archbishop Tache's Secretary, "Montana and the Bow River District Compared for Grazing Purposes" by Alexander Begg, and "Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Winnipeg" by J.C. McLagan. .
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Book number: 083777
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Keywords: Colonialism; progress; genocide; natural history; prairie ecosystem; geography; Hudson's Bay; exploration; settlers;

 
Macpherson, Mrs. Daniel [Charlotte Holt Gethings]
Reminiscences of Old Quebec. Subterranean Passages Under the Citadel - Account of the Old Convent of the Congregation of Notre Dame. That Does Not Now Exist. [Quebec and Its Vicinity]
Montreal, John Lovell & Son, 1890. Hardcover. pp. 128. Slim 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board, decorated endpapers. Ownership rubber stamps to front blank page and title page. Edges scuffed, text generally unmarked and clean, binding sound. With a note to subscribers at the end. Scarce. No history of copies on the market since a 1944 Dora Hood catalogue (when it was $1). OCLC 535348. .
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Book number: 087691
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Makie, John G.
The Silent Moccasins; Tootimah
Bloomington, 1st Book Library, 2004. Paperback. pp. 119. 8vo. Light shelfwear, author's gift inscription to title page; very good. SIGNED by Makie. .
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Book number: 091887
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[MANITOBA]
Gazetteer of Canada Manitoba
Ottawa, Cdn Board Geographical Names, 1955. 1st ed. thus. Wraps. pp. 60. 8vo. Stiff card covers sunned, and a little rubbed & soiled; else gd+. Published by authority of the Canadian Board of Geographical Names. Ill.: Folding map.
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[Map]
Canada-Labrador Boundary Prepared by James White, F.R. G.S. , Expressly for 'Canada and Its Provinces'
A three colour map measuring 8 x 10.5 inches (20 x 28 cm.). A bit of toning to extreme edges, and a little nick at the bottom, else in very good condition. Printed by John Valentine & Co. Shows northern Quebec and Newfoundland up to Ungava Bay and various boundary claimants. .
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MARTIN, A. L. D., and JOHNSON, T. A.
The History of the Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Seed Growers Association
Winnipeg, MB, Published by the authors, 1970. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. x, 214,8vo,,'Withdrawn' stamp on ffep, else vg in chipped, but o/w good dj. Ill.: black-and-white photographs.
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Keywords: Grain;Seed;Manitoba;Grain Growers;Wheat Board;Canada Wheat Board;;; black-and-white photographs

 
Martin, W. Steward
Outline History of the Lake of the Woods
Published by the author, 1972. First printing. Paperback. pp. 52. 4to. Pamphlet-style, bound in binder's tape. Black-and-white photographs. Stapled card covers a bit thumbed, slightly soiled; else very good condition. SIGNED by author with personalised inscription. A very scarce item: neither WorldCat nor AMICUS locating any copies. .
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Book number: 9900044433
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Keywords: Kenora; Ontario; Autographed; canadiana; canadian history;

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