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Category: All Categories: History: Canada and No. America: Alberta
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1.
Allan, John.  
FIRST ANNUAL REPORT ON MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALBERTA.
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Publisher: Edmonton: King's Printer (for Legislative Assembly) 1920..
The personal card of "J.L. Cote" is laid-in. Jean-Leon Cote, 1867-1924, Provincial Secretary in 1918, later Minister of Mines, was instrumental to the early inventory and development of Alberta's natural resources (e.g., Scientific and Industrial Research Council of Alberta). Although the province entered confederation in 1905, Ottawa retained control of Crown Land and natural resources until 1930. 103p: tables; 25cm. 193g. Near Fine (clean and sound). Brown printed wraps. Book condition: Near Fine.

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Campbell, Dan E. C.  
Sunny Alberta Canada Holiday Guide : Canada's Sunniest Clime and the Canadian Rockies (Promotional Pamphlet, 1955)
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Publisher: Alberta Travel Bureau; Edmonton, Alberta: 1955.
Very Good+ Softcover 60 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff yellow covers illustrated in red and blue, 11 b/w line illustrations, exhaustive listings of resorts, camps, railways, parks, golf, hunting, fishing, canoeing, hotels, historical sites, bus tours, radio and television stations, etc. ; Light wear only. No creases or marks. Binding of two staples intact. Quite scarce.

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3.
Caragata, Warren  
Alberta Labour: A Heritage Untold

Publisher: Toronto: James Lorimer, 1979.
ISBN: 0888622643 Paper bound, quarto, illustrated throughout, 162pp includes references and index. Corners a bit fanned else a very good or better copy. Tight and clean. 510 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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4.
Craig, J.D. (chair, Geographic Board of Canada)  
Place-Names of Alberta

Publisher: Ottawa: King's Printer, 1928,.
Paper bound in heavy card covers, 138pp. Large colour fold-out map pasted to rear endpaper. Minor wear spine ends else Very good

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5.
Dempsey, Hugh A.  
CHARCOAL'S WORLD.
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Publisher: Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books (1978)..
First Edition. ISBN: 0888330030 "This book is a classic example of Indian-white confrontation where the clash of two cultures is the result of neither completely understanding the other". 178p: 3 maps, 24p black/white photos; 23cm. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 437g. Book: Good Plus ex-library (stamp free-front endpaper and fly-title page, rear pocket removed causing damage to rear free endpaper, light top-edge spotting; otherwise clean and sound). Dustjacket: Very Good (spine stickers, slight darkening, slight edgewear, one tiny tear). Blue hardcover. Book condition: Good Plus ex-library. Jacket condition: Very Good.

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6.
Denis, Leo G.  
Water-Powers of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

Publisher: Toronto: Warwick Bro's & Rutter, 1916,.
Hard bound, first edition, 334pp includes numerous appendices and index. Illustrated with numerous tables, photographic plates, and numerous fold-out charts and graphs. Heavy water damage to rear board and spine with latter half of block quite rippled from moisture. A few interior pages with heavy stain as well. Fair. Over one kilogram unpacked -- extra shipping charges will apply! All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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7.
Fitzgerald, J. Joseph  
Black Gold With Grit: The Alberta Oil Sands

Publisher: Sidney (BC): Gray's Publishing, 1978.
ISBN: 088826075X Hard bound, first edition, illustrated with numerous diagrams and plates, 264pp includes glossary, chronology, references, and index. Very good in very good dust jacket with one small chip from back top of jacket. 640 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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8.
Hamilton, Jacques., Illustrator: Tom Nelson (illustrations).  
OUR ALBERTA HERITAGE SERIES: People / Places / Progress. Three books.
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Publisher: Calgary: Calgary Power (1971), later printings..
3 books, (119p; 121p; 122p): black/white drawings; 20cm. Condensed Bibliography. 438g. Books: Near Fine (clean, bright, and tight; complimentary stamps title-pages, paper lightly tanned). Slipcase Very Good (slight edgewear). Softcovers in slipcase. Book condition: Near Fine books with very good slipcase.

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9.
Hanson, Eric J.  
Dynamic Decade: (The Evolution and Effects of the Oil Industry in Alberta)

Publisher: Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart, 1958,.
Hard bound, illustrated with maps, charts & graphs, 314pp including bibliography and index. Very good in slightly edge-torn but otherwise very good dust jacket. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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10.
Hobson, Alan  
Share the Flame: the Official Retrospective of the Olympic Torch Relay

Publisher: Murray/Love Productions Vancouver, B. C, 1990.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0921061153 In price-clipped DJ, invitation to Olympic event taped in; Black cl. Color photos, maps. Tribute for the Canadian torch relay for 1988 Winter Olympic torch relay; 4to; 224 pages

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11.
King, D. R.  
Alberta Archaeology: A Handbook for Amateurs

Publisher: High River, AB: Privately Printed, 1971..
2nd ptg. Wraps. 21 X 14 cm. VG/No dj. Tan printed paper wraps, black titles, [xii], 140 pp, 19 b & w photo plates, 23 figures, additional drawings in appendix. Small tear to bottom of front joint, slight edge wear. Contents: introduction; weapons of the Indians; artifacts (stone, bone, trade); sites (categorized); recovery & processing of artifacts; elephants & buffalo; dating; natural formations; glossary, pictorial index. Shipping weight 1 lb.

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12.
Klassen, Henry C.  
A Business History of Alberta

Publisher: Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1999,.
ISBN: 1552380092 Trade paper bound, first edition, illustrated, 362pp includes bibliography and index. New/fine/unread. 624 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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13.
Lavington, H. Dude.  
NINE LIVES OF A COWBOY.
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Publisher: Victoria: Sono Nis Press (1982), 5th printing 1983..
ISBN: 0919203205 "Humorous and full of adventure and 'experienced' .of the wild west, Canadian style." 216p: frontispiece + 16p photo section hors-texte; 23cm. Glossary. 401g. Very Good Plus (clean, bright and sound; slight edgewear, one crease rear cover). Orange softcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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14.
Marty, Sid (foreward)., Illustrator: Sherman Hines (photographer).  
ALBERTA.
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Publisher: Toronto: McClelland & Stewart (1981)..
First Edition. ISBN: 0771041551 Unpaginated: over 140 colour plates; 31cm. 1070g. Book: Very Good (light edgewear). Pictorial dustjacket: Very Good (light shelfwear, no chips or tears; price clipped). Black cloth hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Very Good.

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15.
Matthiasson, John S. and James N. Kerri  
Two Studies on Fort McMurray: Resident Mobility in Resource Frontier Communities; An Examination of Selected Factors, and Functions of Voluntary Associations in a Resource Frontier Community; The Case of Fort McMurray, A

Publisher: Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Center for Settlement Studies, 1971.
Paper bound, quarto, vii + 54pp; vii + 35pp includes appendices and references. Near fine. 300 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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16.
Melnyk, George  
The Literary History of Alberta; Volume One, From Writing-on-Stone to World War Two

Publisher: Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1998,.
ISBN: 0888642962 trade paperbound, 1st edition, volume one only, 240pp inc. bibliography and index. New/unread.

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17.
Nelson, Ferne., Illustrator: Joanne Oldring Sydiaha (illustrations).  
BAREFOOT ON THE PRAIRIE: Memories of Life on a Prairie Homestead.
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Publisher: Saskatoon SK: Western Producer Prairie Books (1989).
First printing. ISBN: 0888332963 Born in 1913 in a log cabin on a poor homestead near Bruce, Alberta, Canada, this is a loving memoir of those early days. 120p: 6 full-page illustrations; 24cm. 370g. Book: Fine (clean, bright, and sound; no defects). Dustjacket: Very Good (slight edgewear, small tear to spinehead, light shelf rubbing). Hardcover Book condition: Fine. Jacket condition: Very Good.

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18.
Palmer, Howard and Tamara Palmer (eds.)  
Peoples of Alberta: Portraits of Cultural Diversity

Publisher: Saskatoon: Western Producer, 1987,.
Trade paperback, 2nd printing, 551pp inc. extensive end notes & index. Short (1/2'') tear to bottom of front cover else near Fine in card covers.

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19.
Pratt, Larry (ed.)  
Socialism and Democracy in Alberta: Essays in Honour of Grant Notley

Publisher: Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1986.
ISBN: 0920897002 Paper bound, edition not stated, 237pp. As new. 360 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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20.
Robinson, F.A. (introduction by Charles Gordon [Ralph Connor]).  
TRAIL-TALES OF WESTERN CANADA.
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Publisher: London: Marshall Bros, Ltd. no date [1914]..
The author's accounts of his mission to spread the gospel to workers in the prairies and remote regions of Canada who welcome the relief and enjoy uplifted spirits. 255p: frontispiece + 5 pages of black/white plates hors-texte; 19cm. 384g. Book: Very Good (clean, bright, and sound; light wear to spine ends and tips, name and address front endpaper). No dustjacket. Rose cloth hardcover with illustrations and gilt spine title. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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21.
Sanderson, James F. , Illustrator: W.B. Fraser (illustrations).  
INDIAN TALES OF THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES.
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Publisher: Calgary: Historical Society of Alberta 1965..
The author wrote these stories in 1894 and include: White Elk Horn, The Conjuring of Loud Voice, Loud Voice's Raid, Kin-u-sayo's Death, Red Ochre Hill, The Gros Ventres' Raid, The Sutherland Boys, The Prediction, How Medicine Hat was Named, How Seven Persons Creek was Named, O-kish-che-ta-wak, Iron Shield's Fall, and Joe Tanner's Daring. "This series was originally published in the 'Alberta Historical Review', summer, 1965, pp. 7-21." 15p: 8 drawings; 26cm. 60g. Very Good Plus (clean, bright, tight, uncreased, and unmarked; very light shelfwear). Printed wraps (softcover), stapled binding. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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22.
Shiels, Bob.  
CALGARY: Presented by The Calgary Herald to mark the Centennial of the City of Calgary, 1975.
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Publisher: Calgary: The Calgary Herald (1974), 3rd printing 1975..
"A not too solemn look at Calgary's first 100 years." 208p: numerous archival photographs; 29cm. 801g. Very Good (faint glass mark front cover, gift inscription free-front endpaper, someone thumbed the premlim's gutter too vigorously causing some damage, otherwise sound). No dustjacket. Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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23.
Taylor, Alison  
The Politics of Educational Reform in Alberta

Publisher: Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001,.
ISBN: 0802048137 Hard bound, blue cloth, extensively referenced, 356pp includes index. Bright gilt lettering to spine and front board. Near fine/-- (no dust jacket). 690 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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24.
Tomyn, Michael H., and Dorothy Sanford Illustrated by: Illustrated by Georgina Tomyn  
Vegreville in Review, Complete in 2 Volumes : History of Vegreville, Alberta, and Surrounding Area, 1880-1980 (Canada)

Publisher: Historical Society; Vegreville, Alberta: 1980.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0889251096 1030 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; 2 large volumes. Tan cloth, brown lettering and decor, endpaper photos and sketch maps, text in two columns, indexes, many brief family histories, hundreds of b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; 1st printing stated. Highly detailed history of small community in Alberta settled by many Ukrainian immigrants. Authored by committee of about 20. Edited by Michael H. Tomyn and Dorothy Sanford. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or other flaws. Scarce. ; Laid in: Type-written humorous poem entitled 'Vegreville Citizens', by Evelyn Corbett, on old paper, creased and folded, inside envelope on which is penned 'Ancient History for Thomas Koos'.

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25.
Tupper, Allan and Roger Gibbins (eds.)  
Government and Politics in Alberta

Publisher: Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1992,.
Paper bound, 1st edition, 308pp inc. index. Library stamps at endpapers, call number label at spine, and bar codeon back cover else Very good in moderately creased card covers.

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26.
Wetherell, Donald G. with Irene Kmet  
Useful Pleasures: The Shaping of Leisure in Alberta 1896-1945

Publisher: Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1990,.
ISBN: 0889770581 paper bound, 1st edition, illustrated, extensively referenced, 430pp includes index. Erratum slip tipped in at front. Bold highlights and underlining with blue marker scattered throughout text else very good.

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27.
Williams, Arthur [signed copy]; (with Mary Ellen Williams).  
REMEMBERING CHARLIE.
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Publisher: Delburne: Blue Ridge View (1999)..
First Edition. ISBN: 0968405711 Written by Charlie's neighbor from memory and old diaries, here is a collection of true stories of homesteading in southern Alberta 100 years ago. Signed by Arthur Williams on title-page. 116p: endpaper map, black/white photos and drawings in-texte; 21cm. 199g. Very Good Plus (clean, bright, and tight; light erasure upper tip of free-front endpaper, small scrape rear cover). Softcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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28.
Wood, Kerry Illustrated by: Illustrated by Frank L. Beebe  
Birds and Animals of the Rockies : Banff, Jasper

Publisher: Hubert R. Larson Publishing Company; Saskatoon: 1952.
Very Good+ Softcover 158 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Brown leatherette covers, 158 pages, bibliography, over 100 beautiful b/w line drawings by top wildlife artist Frank L. Beebe of bison, moose, caribou, bear, wolverine, marten, cony, marmot, shrews, bats, hawks, many more, with detailed descriptions. Glossy throughout. ; Written for visitors to Banff and Jasper National Parks of Alberta, Canada. Originally published 1950. This unit appears to be early reprint, perhaps 1952. ; Light wear. Very small sticker scar on front cover. No marks. Binding tight. ; Drawings

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