SK Books
SK Books a Canadian bookseller, with a bookstore in Dysart, Saskatchewan, selling by appointment only. We have to offer a varied selection of first editions in melodramatic and exciting fiction. If you dare to indulge your cravings, we also have classic science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We have for the adventurous, cookbooks and children's & young adult fiction. SK Books has a diverse selection of Canadiana, with an emphasis on exploration and the cultural history of Western Canada.

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  Inventory No. 317

Armstrong, Edith Vernette.

A Wheatland Heritage
Beryl Britton, Signed by author
Modern Press, Saskatoon, 1976, 2nd Printing, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 22.5 cm, 275 pp
Near Fine/ Near Fine     Light rubbing and 2-closed tears to jacket back panel. The interior is clean bright and tight.
Illustrated with b/w portraits, and places. Illustrated map endpapers of southern Saskatchewan. Blurb. ....''call it a ''history'' if you wish-- of the settlement and early development of an area in West-Central Saskatchewan, now known as the Rural Municipality of Snipe Lake No. 259.'' Snipe Lake area is north of the South Saskatchewan River and includes the towns of Eston, Richlea and Snipe Lake
$ 65.00   ORDER     ( Saskatchewan, Snipe Lake, Eston, )


  Inventory No. 736

Bowering, George.

Stone Country : An Unauthorized History of Canada
Pierre-Paul Pariseau, Signed by the author
Penguin Canada, Toronto, 2003, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.5 cm, 344 pp includes bibliography and index
Near Fine/ Near Fine     Overall a very nice looking book. There is a previous owners bookplate on the dedication page.
A history of Canada in the narrative, a well researched and unauthorized history.
$ 40.00   ORDER     isbn 0143013971 ( Canada, history, George Bowering )


  Inventory No. 165

Gerald Willoughby.

Retracing The Old Trail
Ida Willoughby 1934
Printer: Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, [1933], First Edition, Card Cover 20 cm, 83 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The clean covers show light sunning to outer edges. There is a light crease to front cover. The inside is clean and tight. The item is very good to near fine.
Foreword by Edmund H. Oliver. The short reminiscences of Saskatoon, were written by various first settlers too Saskatoon. ''At our frequent meetings various plans for the protection of the women and children were discussed, chief of which was the erection of a fort on what is now Yorath Island....a meeting of the Pioneers' Society held in the schoolhouse on March 23, 1885 are revealing.'' [ Peel 5751 ]
$ 135.00   ORDER     ( Metis, Saskatoon, Riel, Saskatchewan, Canada, Rebellion )


  Inventory No. 304

Jerry and Rosie Hale.

The Adventures of Muskwa
Jan Sovak, Signed by both authors
Muskwa Trails Limited, Fairview, Alberta, 1999, First Edition, Illustrated Laminated Boards (Hard Cover) 24.5 cm, unpaginated approx. 38 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     Clean and bright, with authors signature on title page.
The adventures of Muskwa is based on a true story. The story is about an uninvited grizzly bear...
$ 15.00   ORDER     isbn 09685590x ( Grizzly Bear, Muskwa, British Columbia )


  Inventory No. 790

Jesse, Bernard.

Seared in My Memory : One Hong Kong POW tells his story
Sharalee Regehr, Signed and stickered
Bernard Jesse, Estevan, Saskatchewan, 2003, 2nd Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 22.5 cm, 70 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The book is clean, bright and tight. The author has signed on inside front cover, e also added his sticker.
Illustrated throughout, this item is the story of one mans experience in being a Hong Kong Prisoner of War.
$ 10.00   ORDER     isbn 1550564102 ( POW Hong Kong, Military, Canadian Military, POW Hong Kong )


  Inventory No. 171

Kehoe, Alice B..

Hunters of the Buried Years : A prehistory of the Prairie Provinces
Ralph D. Carson, For Don Watts best regards Alice Kehoe.
School Aids & Text Book Publishing Co. Ltd., Regina, nd, First Edition, Illustrated Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 18.5 cm, 94 pp includes epilogue
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The book has light rubbing to corners, otherwise near fine. There is an annotation by the author on front free end paper. The book is clean and tight.
This book describes in line drawings, illustrations and photographs, the pre-history of the peoples of Western Canada.
$ 50.00   ORDER     ( Western Canada, Prairies, Kehoe, Hunters, Pottery, )


  Inventory No. 544

Ron Rivard and Catherine Littlejohn.

The History of the Metis of Willow Bunch
signed: both authors 2004
Ron Rivard Management, Saskatoon, 2003, First Edition, Illustrated Paper Wraps 28.0 cm, x; 268 pp includes chapter notes, references
No Dust-jacket/ Near Fine     The book is near fine condition, clean and bright.
This history of the Metis of Willow Bunch does not just include Willow Bunch Metis, but all Metis comers and goers of an early history, within Saskatchewan. There are familial connections, shared histories, within the Metis of Saskatchewan who had come out of Red River to Willow Bunch and area. Ron Rivard and Catherine Little John have managed to integrate the histories to reflect the connections.
$ 75.00   ORDER     ( Metis, Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan, North-West, Northwest, Red River )


  Inventory No. 237

Ron Rivard and Catherine Littlejohn.

The History of the Metis of Willow Bunch
Signed by Ron
Ron Rivard and Catherine Littlejohn, Saskatoon, 2003, First Edition, Illustrated Card Covers 28.0 cm, x; 268 pp includes; bibliography, chapter notes, reference, and list of illustrations
No Dust-jacket as Issued/ Near Fine     Bright and tight.
The book is illustrated throughout with maps and photographs. From prologue: Willow Bunch is a Metis Community. ...We were real people with real homes...the history of Willow Bunch started long before those who said they were here first.
$ 65.00   ORDER     ( Metis, Willow Bunch, Aboriginal, Saskatchewan, Red River )


  Inventory No. 730

Senator Keith Davey.

The Rainmaker : A Passion for Politics
Signed
Stoddard Publishing Co. Limited, Toronto, 1986, First Edition, Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover) 24.0 cm, xii; 383 pp includes index
Near Fine/ Near Fine     With the exception of the small coffee stain to the front text block, it is in near fine condition, clean and bright interior.
A quote from the dust jacket. In this fascinating mix of autobiography and expose, he takes us right into the heart of a modern political Party. Revealing portraits of many of his contemporaries. Canadian Politics from the early 1960's to the middle 80's.
$ 45.00   ORDER     isbn 0773720901 ( Davey, Liberal, Canadian Politics, Trudeau, Turner )


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