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  Inventory No. 802

Aberson, Jane L..

From the Prairies with Hope

Canadian Plains Research Center, Regina, 1991, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 23.0 cm, xxxiv, 177 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The book is clean bright and tight.
Jane Aberson's columns from 1929 to 1936 for the Dutch weekly, Het Nieuwsblad van het Nooden and edited by Robert E. Vander Vennen present a life in Canada during the dirty thirties which were published in the Netherlands.
$ 25.00   ORDER     isbn 0889770646 ( Dutch, Manitoba, Canada, immigrant, Netherland )


  Inventory No. 116

Henderson Publisher.

Henderson's Brandon Directory 1951

Henderson Directories Limited, Brandon, 1951, unknown Edition Volume xxv, Illustrated Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.5 cm, unpaginated pp 22a in signatures
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The book shows rubbing and light bumping top corners. The spine ends are bumped. There are a few names underlined in pencil. Overall a very good book.
The covers are illustrated with local merchant advertisements. The directory lists various business in Brandon and also the householders in alphabetical order. The list contains the complete street addresses of the businesses and local householder.
$ 45.00   ORDER     ( Henderson Directory, Brandon, Manitoba )


  Inventory No. 207

McKenzie, Tully.

It's Time to Remember: 1874-1974

Tremaine Activity Group, Tremaine, Manitoba, [1975], First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 25.0 cm, 429 pp
No Dust-jacket as Issued/ Very Good     The book is in very good condition, with slightly warped boards.
Interspersed with maps, and reproduced photographs, this is a history of an area in Manitoba, South and West of Minnedosa. The area includes the Tremaine-Hunterville District.
$ 30.00   ORDER     ( Tremaine, Hunterville, Minnedosa, Sioux, Cree, Salteaux, )


  Inventory No. 528

Paterson, Edith.

Tales of Early Manitoba : From the Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, 1970, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 20.0 cm, 136 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The book has light sunning to spine and the corners are bumped. The interior is browning pages are still supple.
The buffalo vanished like melting snow. Various stories based on early pioneers recollections.
$ 10.00   ORDER     ( Pioneers, Manitoba, Metis, Buffalo, )


  Inventory No. 202

Reekie, Isabel M..

Along the Old Melita Trail

Modern Press, Saskatoon, 1965, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.0 cm, 218 pp
Near Fine/ Very Good     With light rubbing to bottom p of boards this item is in very good to near fine condition.
A local history of Melita, Manitoba and surrounding area interspersed with reproduced photographs.
$ 45.00   ORDER     ( Melita, settlers, trail, Manitoba, )


  Inventory No. 531

The Manitoba Library Association.

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba : A Dictionary of Manitoba Biography From the Earliest Times to 1920

Peguis Publishers, Winnipeg, 1971, First Edition, Hard Cover 23.0 cm, 268 pp includes bibliography
Very Good/ Very Good     The book and jacket are very good to near fine in condition. The jacket shows light sunning and the text block is clean and tight.
A comprehensive biographical source of Manitoba early pioneers.
$ 60.00   ORDER     isbn 0919566014 ( Biography, Manitoba, Pioneers, Red River, Hudson Bay, Winnipeg )


  Inventory No. 113

Valerie Hedman, Loretta Youk, Joyce Henderson.

Flin Flon

Flin Flon Historical Society, Flin Flon, 1974, First Edition, Illustrated Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.5 cm, 385 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The book has bumped spine ends and light rubbing on corners. There is an inscription from previous owner on ffep. The interior is bright and clean.
Illustrated throughout with maps and photographs complimenting the Flin Flon Historical record. Flin Flon a mining centre in Western Canada.
$ 65.00   ORDER     ( Flin Flon, mining, Manitoba )


  Inventory No. 770

Various.

Our 1 - 6 Heritage : A History of the School Districts of Deer Creek - Lindal - Elk Creek - Diamond

One Six History Book Committee, Morden, Manitoba, 1976, First Edition, Illustrated Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.5 cm, 407 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     Light rubbing and bumping to spine tips. The boards have a slight warp. The interior is clean.
A story of settlers from Scandinavian countries, Austria and Germany, in the early 1900's. Illustrated throughout with b/w images and endpaper maps.
$ 145.00   ORDER     ( History, Canada, Norwegian, Austria, Germany Manitoba, one-six, )


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