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Dew Upon the Grass

By: Allan, Billie Lamb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Modern Press/ Prairie Books: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17267


DJ has scuffing, short tears, chipping to top of spine. Green cloth boards show light edge wear, top corners bumped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 140 pages; "A true account of pioneering in the bush country of Manitoba, north of 53. Tom Lamb, the author's father, came to Canada from Yorkshire in 1891. In northern Manitoba he met and married a girl from Portsmouth, they raised eleven children. It is a heart-warming... View more info

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The Canadian Prairies - A History

By: Friesen, Gerald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16550


Previous owner's name on FFEP.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.60 X 6.60 X 1.90 inches; 524 pages; "Native leaders, immigrant farm families, Alberta oil barons, political reformers all have prominent roles in this lively and comprehensive history of the prairie west. Based on the latest research in native, labour, and urban history as well as the author's own work in social and intellectual movements." View more info

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"We'll All Be Buried Down Here" The Prairie Dryland Disaster 1917-1926

By: Jones, David C.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Historical Society of Alberta: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18427


Slight wear to boards to blue cloth covered boards, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; Historical Society of Alberta Vol. VI; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages; The drought conditions on the Canadian Prairies in the 1920s caused many farmers to abandon their land. This had a widespread effect on the banking industry as well as local and provincial governments. View more info

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O Little Town: Remembering Life in a Prairie Village

By: Jones, Harlo L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, University of Manitoba Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16415


Light creasing and corner curl of white card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 6.76 X 4.20 X 0.94 inches; 288 pages; Jones "combines youthful innocence and wonder with adult awareness and insight to create a work of witness, chronicling small-town life as seen by a child in the 1920's and 30's.... Harlo Jones was born in 1923 in Dinsmore Alberta and lived there until 1943." View more info