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[HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY]
Moccasin Telegraph Magazine for the Hbc Fur Traders / Vol. 15, No. 1 / Freeze-Up 1955
Winnipeg, MB, Hudson's Bay Company, 1955. pp. 24.4to,,, Covers detached and creased but present. Contents turned at tips but otherwise unmarked. Ill.: black-and-white photographs.
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Book number: 9900044713
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Catalogue: Canadian History
Keywords: Fur trade;Arctic;The North;Hudsons Bay Company;;;;; black-and-white photographs

 [Hudson's Bay Company], Statement of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1857
[Hudson's Bay Company]
Statement of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1857
[London], Printed by Henry Kenty Casuton, Nag's Head Court, Gracechurch Street, 1857. Paperback. pp. 13. Folio. Original sewn blue covers. Light edgewear, occasional chips and short closed tears along edges. The covers are detached from the string binding, however, they remain intact and in very good condition. Overall, very good. A scarce document relating to the origins of the Hudson's Bay Company. A chronological account examining the history of the Hudson's Bay Company in short statements originating with it's charter as issued by King Charles the Second in 1670 up to 1853. The statements are accompanied with large bold dates along the margins. The initial statement reads as follows: 'By a charter of King Charles the Second, dated May 3, A.D. 1670, the Hudson's Bay Company was incorporated by the name of "The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading Into Hudson's Bay". Many rights and privileges were granted by this Charter, the two most important rights being those given in the following words: "We have given, granted, and confirmed, for Us, our Heirs and Successors, do give, grant and confirm unto said Governor and Company and their Successors, the sole Trade and Commerce of all those Seas, Straits, Bays, Rivers, Lakes, Creeks and Sounds, in whatsoever latitude they shall be, the lie within the entrance to the Straits called Hudson's Straits, together with all the lands and territories upon the countries, coasts and confines of the Seas, Bays, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks and Sounds aforesaid, that are not already actually possessed by or granted to any of our Subjects, or possessed by the Subjects of any other Christian Prince or State". No indication of the title in PEEL, Sabin, or any copies currently housed at Library and Archives Canada. .
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Book number: 044963
USD 168.75 [Appr.: EURO 155.5 | £UK 133 | JP„ 26266]
Catalogue: Canadian History
Keywords: Manitoba history; Aboriginal studies; indigenous studies; canadiana; manitobiana

 
Conway, CJ & Lori Nelson
Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club: A Century of Summers; 100th Anniversary 1903-2003
Friesens, Altona, Manitoba, Dr. Lorne Hurst on behalf of Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club, 2005. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. pp. 176. Oblong 4to. Bound in navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front board. Black and white and colour photographs and illustrations. Slight spine slant, else negligible shelfwear; very good+ in very lightly rubbed, very good+ dustjacket. .
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Book number: 074952
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 37 | £UK 31.75 | JP„ 6226]
Catalogue: Canadian History
Keywords: local history; Western Canada; Lake of the Woods Museum; Kenora; Ontario; Yacht Club Island;

 
Corbett, G.O.
Notes on Rupert's America
Toronto, The Bibliographical Society of Canada, 1967. Facsimile. Paperback. pp. 88. 8vo. Darkening to spine, ink inscription to inside front cover; very good+. Originally published 1868. .
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Book number: 083929
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 COUES, Elliott (ed.) [ALEXANDER HENRY] [DAVID THOMPSON], New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest / the Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and of David Thompson; Complete Two Volume Facsimile Edition, in Publisher's Slipcase
COUES, Elliott (ed.) [ALEXANDER HENRY] [DAVID THOMPSON]
New Light on the Early History of the Greater Northwest / the Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry and of David Thompson; Complete Two Volume Facsimile Edition, in Publisher's Slipcase
Minneapolis, MN, Ross & Haines, Inc, 1965. Hardcover. Royal 8vo. Both volumes are in near fine condition, with no discernable flaws, other than a brief ink gift inscription to the front free endpaper of volume I. The slipcase is slightly scuffed, and splitting along one corner, otherwise in very good condition. First published in 1897, this set issued in a limited edition of 1500 copies. Pagination: pp. xxviii, 1,027. Originally published as a three volume set, the third volume containing the index and the maps (pp. 917-1027). Representative chapter headings for include: 'The Red River Brigade of 1800', 'The Park River Post', 'The Pembina River Post (six chapters), 'The Mandan Tour, 1806', 'The Cheyenne Treaty, 1806', 'The Saskatchewan Brigade of 1808'; 'Ethnography of Fort Vermilion', 'To Fort Augustus and Back, 1809', 'Overland from White Earth to the Rocky Mountain House, 1810', 'Over the Great Divide, 1811', 'Geography and Ethnography', 'Down the Saskatchewan, 1811', and four chapters on the Columbia River expedition to Astoria. Peel (3) 83; Waterston p. 193. Ill.: folding map in pocket.
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Book number: 9900036090
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Keywords: Fur trade;Arctic;Exploration;Western Canada;Prairies;Columbia River;Saskatchewan River;Red River;Missouri River folding map in pocket

 
Coupland, Douglas
Terry
Vancouver, Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd, 2005. Paperback. pp. 176. 4to. Light shelfwear. Replete with photographs; very good+. .
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Book number: 088214
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Catalogue: Canadian History
Keywords: Biography

 Crespel, Louis, Sr, Voiages Du R.P. Emmanuel Crespel Dans le Canada Et Son Naufrage En Revenant En France, Mis Au Jour
Crespel, Louis, Sr
Voiages Du R.P. Emmanuel Crespel Dans le Canada Et Son Naufrage En Revenant En France, Mis Au Jour
Quebec, 1884. Hardcover. pp. 135. 8vo. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering. Frontispiece engraving. Edgewear to binding, ink name, a few scattered spots to contents, rubber stamp to title page; square and sound binding, contents generally unmarked. A nice copy. Facsimile reprint of the 1742 edition. .
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Book number: 083107
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 78.25 | £UK 67 | JP„ 13230]
Catalogue: Canadian History

 
BELBECK, Dave and Alice (eds.)
Golden Furrows an Historical Chronicle of Swift Current
Swift Current, SK, Local Council of Women, 1954. 1st edition. Wraps. pp. 55.Larger 8vo,,Ex-lib in stapled wraps; covers 'thumbed', sl. scuffed; else vg, Ex-library copy with stamp and accession markings confined to front cover; conts. sl. age-darkened, o/w clean & unmarked. Ill.: black-and-white photographs.
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Book number: 9900030425
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Catalogue: Canadian History
Keywords: Swift Current;Saskatchewan;Golden Jubilee;;;;;; black-and-white photographs

 
Daviault, Pierre; et al.
La Nouvelle Revue Canadienne (Vol II. No. 1-5)
Ottawa, L'Institut Litteraire de Quebec, 1952. Paperback. pp. 80; 80-160; 160-204 & 0-32; 206-256 & 33-56; 258-316 & 57-72. 8vo. Shelfwear, minor loss to spines. Contents clean and unmarked; good+. .
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Book number: 062497
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Daviault, Pierre; et al.
La Nouvelle Revue Canadienne (Vol III. No. 1-5)
Ottawa, L'Institut Litteraire de Quebec, 1953. Paperback. pp. 106; 60-120; 123-179 & 121-138; 181-236; 241-301. 8vo. Shelfwear, minor loss to spines and rust to staples. Contents clean and unmarked; good+. .
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Book number: 062499
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Davies, K.G., A,M. Johnson (ed.)
Letters from Hudson Bay; 1703-40
London, The Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1965. Hardcover. pp. 455. 8vo. Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light shelfwear, smoky odour. Dustjacket with some nicking and one short tear, with darkening to spine; very good+ in very good dustjacket. Hudson's Bay Record Society XXV. Copy 2005 of a Limited Edition which is issued only to subscribers of The Hudson's Bay Record Society. .
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Book number: 085916
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP„ 3891]
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Davies, Raymond Arthur
This Is Our Land"; Ukrainian Canadians Against Hitler
Toronto, Progress, 1943. First edition. Paperback. pp. 158. 8vo. Black and white photographic plates. General shelfwear, age toning, slant to spine; good+. .
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Book number: 087069
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Catalogue: Canadian History
Keywords: Anti-Communist; propaganda

 
Davin, Nicholas Flood
A Speech; Delivered in the House of Commons of Canada on the 30th of April, 1890
Ottawa, J. Durie & Son, 1890. Hardcover. pp. 8. 8vo. Ex library. Library envelope to inner front cover, library stamp to title page, front board, and rear endpaper. Chipping to page edges and to title plate on front board; good. .
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Book number: 077622
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 | £UK 23.75 | JP„ 4670]
Catalogue: Canadian History
Keywords: John A. Macdonald;

 
Davis, Angela E.
The Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop; Printing, People and History
Regina, Mackenzie Art Gallery, 1992. Paperback. pp. 87. 4to. Black & white and colour illustrations. Light shelfwear; very good-. .
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Book number: 076240
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Dawson; Dawson; Greliche; Hogan; Giroux; Trognon
De Quelques Sépultures D'Anciens Indigènes de L'Amérique Découvertes à Montréal /with/ Sketches of the Past and Present Condition of the Indians of Canada /with/ Essai Sur la Vie Et Les Travaux de Mgr Flaget: Eveque de Bardstown Et de Louis-Ville Aux Etats Unis D'Amerique /with/ Canada: An Essay /with/ Histoire Et Statistiques Des Institutions Catholiques de Montréal / with/ Campagne de L'Armee Du Potomac (Mars-Juillet 1862); 6 Pamphlets Bound Together
Montreal; n/a; Paris; Montreal; Montreal; New York, Eusebe Senecal; Canadian Naturalist; Librairie catholique de Périsse frčres; John Lovell; Presses a vapeur de La Minerve; Christern, 1869. Leather Bound. pp. 24; 31; 192; 110; 80; 64. 8vo. 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine, reads "Mélange Historique". Light edgewear, ink title list to front free endpaper, two library rubber stamps. Contents unmarked, binding sound. .
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Book number: 088165
USD 275.00 [Appr.: EURO 253.25 | £UK 216.75 | JP„ 42804]
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