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1 Denny, Sir Cecil E.; edited by W.B. Cameron The Law Marches West; Sir Cecil E. Denny & The North-West Mounted Police
UK Denny Publishing Ltd 2001 190368000X / 9781903680001 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Half inch closed tear top DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve; B&W Illustrations; 300 pages; This was originally published in 1939 
Price: 14.50 CDN
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The Riders of the Plains;  A record of the Royal North-West Mounted Police of Canada 1873-1910,, Haydon, A. L
2 Haydon, A. L The Riders of the Plains; A record of the Royal North-West Mounted Police of Canada 1873-1910,
Edmonton, AB M. G. Hurtig 1971 0888300387 / 9780888300386 Facsimile; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by B&W Frontispiece 
Previous owner's name address on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 5 X 4 X 1 inches; 380 pages; A B&W frontispiece and fold-out maps illustrate this history of the organization (Royal North-West Mounted Police of Canada) which formed the basis of the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police). This is from the excellent facsimile series of early Canadiana and exploration put out by Mel Hurtig in the 1970's. It was originally published in 1910. 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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Forty Years in Canada  Reminiscences of the great North-West with some account of his service in South Africa, Steele, Samuel Benfield
3 Steele, Samuel Benfield Forty Years in Canada Reminiscences of the great North-West with some account of his service in South Africa
Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1972 0070774803 / 9780070774803 Facsimile Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket heavily chipped with tears top spine, some creasing, spine faded. Some erasure top corner front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar. This is a facsimile edition of the 1915 hardcover published by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart in Canada and Herbert Jenkins in Britain. ; The Ryerson archive series; B&W Photographs; 1.5 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 428 pages; "Samuel Benfield Steele was born Orillia, Ontario, in 1851. Orphaned in his early teens. he joined the Canadian Militia, fought against the Fenians, and was on the Red River Expedition against Louis Riel's Metis. He joined the new North-West Mounted Police and took part in the epic march west to Fort Edmonton. In his career with the NWMP he was involved in many of the historic episodes of the Canadian West - the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the North-West Rebellion of 1885, the Gold Rush of 1898... From 1899 to 1901 he fought in the South African War and spent the next five years in the South African Constabulary, returnining to Canada in 1907 (where this autobiography ends). (jacket blurb) 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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RCMP  The March West, Stenson, Fred
4 Stenson, Fred RCMP The March West
Nepean ON GAPC Entertainment 1999 0968507107 / 9780968507100 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows edge wear with chipping and small tears. Gift inscription on title page. ; A bright, solid book. This oblong book with dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector is liberally illustrated with B&W and colour photos. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 11.80 X 9 X 0.70 inches; 176 pages; The March West is a celebration in picture and story of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the occasion of the force's 125th year. Original images combine with the rich colour of modern paintings and photographs to breath new life into the story of the March West of 1874: the heroic and arduous trek that saw 275 recruits travel 800 miles of arid prairie in search of whisky traders who were fast destroying the traditions and livelihood of the Blackfoot Confederacy. The March was badly planned and orchestrated but the original force withstood bad water, hunger and exhaustion to achieve its objective. Three divisions under Colonel James F. Macleod stayed in the west and put an end to the killing traffic in whisky.The March West follows Canada's mounted police through and beyond these founding moments. The text by author Fred Stenson traces the development of the force to the modern day. Smoothing the transition from buffalo prairie to agricultural settlement, policing construction of the railway through the Rocky Mountains, the Yukon gold rush, the courageous northern patrols that extended Canadian sovereignty into the High Arctic--the stories are here in word and picture: a colorful retracing of the paths by which the Canadian mountie became an international legend.The colour photographs that beautify the pages of The March West were taken by the world renown Canadian photographer, John McQuarrie: many on the set of"The Great March," a two-hour television special produced by the GAPC Broadcast Entertainment Inc. of Ottawa, Canada, as part of the RCMP's 125th anniversary celebration. A final section of the book is devoted to "The Great March," featuring production stills by John McQuarrie taken on the motion picture set south of Lethbridge, Alberta. 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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