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  Inventory No. 829

Bob Beal & Rod MacLeod.

Prairie Fire : The 1885 North-West Rebellion

Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1984, First Edition, Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover) 23.5 cm, 384 pp includes biblio, & index
Near Fine/ Near Fine     The dustjacket and book are in near fine condition, crisp and clean.
Blurb: Prairie Fire: The 1885 North-West Rebellion tells us about the Metis, who simply wanted the long-standing boundaries of their river-lot farms respected by the government as Ottawa divided up the land to sell it to homesteaders.
$ 45.00   ORDER     isbn 0888302622 ( Riel, Riel Rebellion, 1885, River Lots )


  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. 117

Hon. Mr Chapleau M.P..

Speech of Mr. Chapleau M.P. On the Execution of Louis Riel (From the Official Debates) House of Commons March 24th, 1886

Maclean Roger & Co., Ottawa, 1886, Edition Not Stated, Paper Wraps 21.5 cm, 50 pp
No Dust-jacket/ Very Good     The pamphlet shows light soiling and rubbing. There is a closed 10mm tear on front cover. The interior is clean and the pages and cover are still supple. Overall this is a very presentable item.
Mr. Chapleau admonishes the Conservative Government on the hanging of Louis Riel. ''No; the great danger with us is that we shall make a faction of the minority in this country, that we shall make what is called a close political alliance amongst ourselves, but in reality one which would be most unpatriotic and disastrous to the French Canadians.'' [ Peel(3) 1404 see note ]
$ 210.00   ORDER     ( Riel hanging, Riel uprising, Quebec, Metis, French, Aboriginal, Chapleau, )


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