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    Men for the Mountains by Marty, Sid

    Toronto, ON, Canada: Seal Books, 1980. First Seal Books Edition . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very good blue color pictorial paperback. Some wear, creasing, age-toned. (June 1980), 12mo, [20], 1-309pp. [1], SPADONI & DONNELLY 2989, Strathern 3322, "Sid Marty was born in England in 1944, raised in Medicine Hat and Calgary, and educated himself in Montreal. Since 1966 he has worked mainly as a Park Warden in British Columbia and Alberta."


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    The Palliser Expedition: The Dramatic Story of Western Canadian Exploration 1857-1860 by Spry, Irene M[ary]

    Brighton, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd, 1995. First Edition . Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine beige color pictorial trade paperback. Previous owner name inside. (1995), 8vo, xix, [1], 315pp. [1], "This lively narrative tells of the famous adventures of John Palliser, one of the first to explore and document vast areas of what is now western Canada."


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    For King and Country: Alberta in the Second World War by Tingley, Kenneth W[ayne];Provincial Museum of Alberta

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Provincial Museum of Alberta, 1995. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine gray cloth. Fine gray color pictorial DJ. (1995), 4to, x, [1], 2-364pp. "For King and Country: Alberta in the Second World War examines the many ways in which the war affected the people of Alberta, and shaped the society in which they lived. This book was published to complement the exhibit, and to allow several of those who served in uniform to communicate directly to the reader the nature of their experiences...."


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    Ghost Towns of Alberta by Fryer, Harold

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.: Stagecoach Pub Co, 1976. First Paperback Edition . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very good blue color pictorial trade paperback. Some wear, sticker mark on endpaper, previous owner name inside. (October 1976), 8vo, [4], 5-200pp. Includes bibliography and Index. Strathern 2678 Alberta 1954-1979 A Provincial Bibliography, Ghost towns include: Silver City, Bankhead, Skunk Hollow, Mountain Mill, Beaver Mines, Oil City, Caldwell Aetna, Taylorville, Haneyville, Old Fort MacLeod, Fort Whoop-Up, Etzikom, Whitla, Steveville Tail Creek, Lamerton Brule, Pocohontas, Nordgee, Fort Normandeau, Sheerness, Hartshorn, Byemoor, Hackett, Ensign, etc.


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    Lord Strathcona; A Biography of Donald Alexander Smith by McDonald, Donna

    Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2002 Paperback of 600 pp. No writing or damage. Cited by more than one author as an improvement over previous biographies. Heavy book will need extra postage.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Walter William Ouless Frontispiece. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    The Wild West An Altitude Superguide by Patterson, Bruce; McGuire, Mary

    Canmore, Alberta, Canada: Altitude Publishing, 1993. First Edition . Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine blue color pictorial trade paperback. (1993), 8vo, [5], 6-311pp. [1], "This book will show you how a modern ranch operates, how to dress and talk like a cowboy, where to shop for all your western needs, how to build a teepee, and where to sign up for a vacation on a dude ranch."


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    Frontier Cowboys and the Great Divide: Early Ranching in BC and Alberta by Mather, Ken

    Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: Heritage House Publishing, 2013. First Edition . Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very good brown color pictorial trade paperback. Light wear usual ex-library markings. ( 2013), 8vo, [8], 9-224pp. "Mather digs deep to track the storied trails of cowboys, cattle drives and the ranching frontiers of both provinces. In Alberta the traits of that community were influenced ore by texas and Colorado. Cattle culture in BC originated some 20 years before Alberta's in the aftermath of the early gold rushes."


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    Sunshine Tales - Over 100 Years of History from the Rural Area Surrouding the Sunshine Trail South and East of High River. by Sunshine Tales Book Committee

    High River, AB, Canada: Sunshine Tales Book Committee, 1998. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Near fine green hardcover. Gilt titles and illustration. Previous owner name blacked out. (1998), 4to, [3], iv-xi, [4], 4-519pp. [1], illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm. Col. ill. and maps on lining papers. Includes index. Contents: Settling the West; Agriculture; Aviation Churches & Cemeteries; Clubs & Organizations; Communications; Frank Lake; Geological and Historical Development; Health Services; Little Bow River & Canal; Mazeppa; District Schools; SPorts Recreation COmmunity Gatherings; Trade & commerce; Transportation; Utilities & Windmills; War Service; Weather Family Histories; ALder Heights; Glossary.


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    $66.26

    Dog Training for Law Enforcement by Eden, R[obert] S

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Detselig Enterprises, Limited, 1985. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine beige cloth. Very good white color pictorial DJ. Slight wear, soiling. 1985, 8vo, (x), 189pp. [1], "In this comprehensive, step-by-step guide to dog training, professional police dog trainer Bod Eden has combined his years of experience in police K9 units, his extensive knowledge of dogs and a wealth of information gleaned from seminars and relevant literature." CONTENTS: Starting out --Pack instinct --Reading and understanding K9 behavior --Puppy selection --Raising the potential police service dog --K9 care and nutrition --Equipment --Basic obedience training --Tracking and area searches --Aggression and criminal apprehension -- Building searches --Training exercises --Guideline for patrol members --Stress and the police service dog --Courts and the K9 officer --Administration and reports.


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    The Land of Twelve Foot Davis: A History of the Peace River Country by MacGregor, J[ames] G[rierson]

    Edmonton, Alberta: Applied Art Products, 1952. First Edition . Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good beige color pictorial trade paperback. Some wear and tear, soiling, chipping, tanned edges, tape marks, previous owner name inside. (1952), 8vo, iv, 395 p., [1], illus., ports., facsim., double map.; 23 cm. PEEL 4641 (2003 edition) bibliography, Watters p.705 A Checklist of Canadian Literature 1628-1960, Lowther 1924 B.C. Bibliography. "History from time of fur traders to 1920, including explorers, establishment of trading posts, and the coming of the missionaries."


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    Calgary A Not Too Solemn Look At Calgary's First 100 Years 1975-1875 by Shiels, Bob

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada: The Calgary Herald, 1975. Second Printing . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Foreword by Grant MacEwan Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta. Includes chapter about the Calgary Stampede Weadick's Grand Legacy, photographs of the first Calgary Stampede in 1912. Chapter about the oil boom The Gamble Pays Off, photographs of the A. W. Dingman Well, July 1914, Turner Valley . Fine tan hardcover. (December 1974), (October 1974), 4to, 208pp. Strathern 3241 Alberta 1954-1979 A Provincial Bibliography


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    The Banff-Jasper Highway Descriptive Guide by Williams, M[abel] B[erta]

    Hamilton, Saskatoon, Vancouver: H. R. Larson Publishing Co., 1948. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mabel Bain. Very good blue cloth. Light wear, previous owner name inside, no jacket. [nd, 1948], 8vo, ix, [1], 136pp. Peel 9258 ( 2003 edition), Strathern 2696 Alberta 1954-1979 A Provincial Bibliography,


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    Brown Cows, Scared Cows: A True Story of Lake Louise by Touche, Rodney

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Johnson Gorman Book Pub, 2001. First Edition . Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine blue color pictorial trade paperback. (2001), 8vo, [9], 10, 11-205pp. [1], "The brown cows were to come to Lake Louise because a rich eccentric English skier wanted to create 'St. Moritz in the Rockies'. Inadvertently his efforts led to today's popular ski resort. The sacred cows are the National Parks Act and the environmental movement. The conflict has kept Lake Louise in the news for years..."


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    A Taste of Banff Recipes from the Chefs of Canada's Premier Mountain Resort by Leighton, Douglas

    Banff, Alberta, Canada: A Taste of Publishing Inc., 1985. First Printing . Spiral Bound. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Banff and Lake Louise local regional history. Recipes include: Garithes Uvesti, Snapper Grenobloise, Reindeer Emincee with Cranberries and Mushrooms, Canadian Mountain Stew, Caboose Crab Legs, Les Paupiettes de Sole et Saumon au Saffron, Grilled Salmon with Sauce Gribiche, Buffalo Fondue, Tournedos a la Joshua, Bagna Cauda, Lake Louise Special Sauce, Banff Springs Salad, Rocky Mountain Sunrise, Doctor Death, Avalanche, Strawberry Glacier, Rocky Mountain Bumpsucker, Polar Bear, etc. Very good black spiral bound color pictorial card covers. Some wear, creasing. (1985), 8vo, 128pp. [4]


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    Ordinary Heroes: The Journal of a French Pioneer in Alberta by Durieux, Marcel; Motut, Roger; Legris, Maurice

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: University of Alberta Press, 1980. First Edition . Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Translated by Roger Motut and Maurice Legris. Introduction by L. G. Thomas. Very good brown trade paperback. Slight wear, previous owner name inside. (1980), 8vo, xviii, 115pp. [1], Marcel Durieux Frenchman's 1889-1976, Frontier and pioneer life, biography in Alberta, Red Deer Valley.


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    A Taste of the Canadian Rockies Cookbook SIGNED BY AUTHORS by Leighton, Myriam; Olver, Chip

    Canmore, Alberta, Canada: Altitude Pub Canada Ltd, 1994. First Edition . Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Scarce SIGNED BY AUTHORS, Fine black spiral bound color pictorial card covers, corner crease page 46 & 127. (1994), 8vo, 1-157pp. [1], Recipes include: Cariboo Loin with Peppercorn Crust served with Red Currant Calvados Glaze, Apple Strudel Mount Engadine, Salmon Stuffed Chicken Breast, Tiropeta, Elk Kilmorey with Saskatoon Sauce, Pear William Fondue, Grizzly House Salad, Okonoki Salad with Saskatoon Vinaigrette Dressing, Satay Buffalo, Creme de Veau Chasseur, Canadian Mountain Stew, etc. "A Taste of the Canadian Rockies includes many of the mouth-watering recipes from the best restaurants in the towns of Jasper, Lake Louise, Waterton, and Canmore..."


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    A Frontier Guide to The Dynamic Crow's Nest FRONTIER BOOK NO. 5 by Anderson, Frank W[esley]

    Aldergrove, BC, Canada: Frontier Publishing, 1978. Reprint Edition . Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very good red pictorial stapled card covers. Light wear, sticker mark. (February 1978), (1963), 8vo, [1], 2-56pp. "The romance of the Crow's Nest Pass is indelibly linked with the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway."


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    Paddle Wheels to Bucket-Wheels on the Athabasca by MacGregor, James Grierson

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada: McClelland and Stewart, 1974. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very good brown hardcover. Map Illustrated Endpapers. Very good white color pictorial DJ. Some wear and tear to DJ, previous owner name inside. (1974), 8vo, [6], vii-xii, [2], 190pp. "Steeped in the glories of the past, Paddle Wheels to Bucket-Wheels on the Athabasca tells the story of Canada's Athabasca area in Northern Alberta.


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    A Picture History of Alberta by Cashman, Tony [Anthony Walcott]

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Hurtig Publishers, 1979. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very good gray cloth. Very good brown color pictorial DJ. Some wear and tear to DJ, previous owner name inside. (1979), 4to, [10], 11-212pp. [4], Strathern 2818 Alberta 1954-1979 A Provincial Bibliography, "Here is history at its most delightful, illustrated by a fascinating selection of almost 400 photographs and accompanied by Tony Cashman's deliciously wry commentary."


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    The Northern Naturalist by Hohn, E. O[tto]

    Edmonton, AB, Canada: Lone Pine Publishing, 1983. First Edition . Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near fine green trade paperback. Light use. (1983), 8vo, [12], 13-173pp. [1], "The Northern Naturalist is an informal guide to wildlife in the Canadian parkland."


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    Men for the Mountains Alberta Heritage Collection Series by Marty, Sid

    Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart/Alberta Heritage Learning Resources Project, 1979. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Alberta Heritage Collection Series, Near fine purple blue color pictorial hardcover. Map endpapers. Light use, no jacket, clean interior. (1979), (1978), 8vo, [8], 7-270pp. SPADONI & DONNELLY 2989 McClelland & Stewart Bibliography, Strathern 3322 Alberta 1954-1979 A Provincial Bibliography, "Sid Marty was born in England in 1944, raised in Medicine Hat and Calgary, and educated himself in Montreal. Since 1966 he has worked mainly as a Park Warden in British Columbia and Alberta."


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    Code Red at the Supermall by Wilson, Eric

    Toronto: Collins, 1988. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine red color pictorial glossy hardcover. 1988, 8vo, [11], 2-114pp. [2], "Have you ever visited a shopping mall that has sharks and piranhas, a triple-loop roller coaster, 22 water slides, an Ice Palace, submarines, 828 stores, and a major mystery to solve? Soon after Tom and Liz Austen arrive at the West Edmonton Mall a bomber strikes and they must follow a trail that leads through the fabled splendors of the supermall...To hidden danger."


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    A Summer in Alaska in the 1880s : A Popular Account of the Travels of an Alaska Exploring Expedition along the Great Yukon River, from Its Source to Its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska by Schwatka, Frederick

    Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Castle Books, 1988. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine blue hardcover. Near fine green color pictorial DJ. Light use. (1988), 8vo, [7], 10-418pp. "Illustrated with original engravings and maps, A Summer in Alaska is one of the great adventure stories of the American Dream." Author Laureate of the Paris Geographical Society and of the Imperial Geographical Society of Russia, Honorary Member Bremen Geographical Society, etc. etc. Commander of the Expedition.


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    Harvests of Dreams, 1891-1991 : Candles of Hope for Tomorrow by Dubeta, Anne; Dubeta, John C[harles]

    Kelowna, BC, Canada: Jon N Publishers, 1992. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine brown hardcover. Gilt titles. Very good tan color pictorial DJ. Some wear to DJ. (1992), 4to, vii, [1], 314pp. "Harvest of Dreams 1891-1991, is a 314 page documentary, comprising five chapters, 500 photographs, and 180 original poems commanding much interest and appeal. It relates in considerable detail pioneer farming at the turn of the Century...


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    And Mighty Women Too: Stories of Notable Western Canadian Women by MacEwan, Grant [John Walter]

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1976. Second Printing . Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good white trade paperback. Some wear, soiling, creasing, previous owner inscription, chipped corner. (1976), (1975), 8vo, [11], 2-275pp. [1], Arora 2899 Saskatchewan Bibliography, "Some of the women, such as Mary Macleod, wife of the commissioner of the NWMP, were notable mainly because of their ability to cope with the conditions of frontier life and, in doing so, to make it more bearable for others." Louis Riel family Jean Baptiste Lagimodiere and Marie-Anne Gaboury (Ningah) pages 1-17.


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