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Dew Upon the Grass, Allan, Billie Lamb
1 Allan, Billie Lamb Dew Upon the Grass
Saskatoon, SK Modern Press/ Prairie Books 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
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 story of their trials, tears and happiness and their struggle to hew out a living in the wilds of an unsettled land." 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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The Canadian Prairies - A History, Friesen, Gerald
2 Friesen, Gerald The Canadian Prairies - A History
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1984 0802025137 / 9780802025135 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
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." 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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"We'll All Be Buried Down Here" The Prairie Dryland Disaster 1917-1926, Jones, David C.
3 Jones, David C. "We'll All Be Buried Down Here" The Prairie Dryland Disaster 1917-1926
Calgary, AB Historical Society of Alberta 1986 0888648537 / 9780888648532 1st Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
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. 
Price: 24.50 CDN
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O Little Town: Remembering Life in a Prairie Village, Jones, Harlo L.
4 Jones, Harlo L. O Little Town: Remembering Life in a Prairie Village
Winnipeg University of Manitoba Press 1995 0887556337 / 9780887556333 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
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." 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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