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ALBERTA FOLKLORE AND LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION (Signed)

Alberta). Hamilton, Dorothy I.

Published by Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, 1966, 1966
Condition: Good Soft cover
From Gene W. Baade, Books on the West (Renton, WA, U.S.A.)

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4to pictorial wraps. 33pp. Illustrated with vintage photos, prints, & drawings. Map. Signed by Hamilton, the Rare Books & Archives Librarian of the Univ. of Alberta Library. "Special Issue, Vol. 2, No. 1, March, 1966". This useful item includes one page, "Important Events in the History of Alberta". /Remainder of the book is "News from the Rare Book Room" & is essentially an extensive listing of its archives, including rare pamphlets & books dealing with the fur trade, Klondike gold rush, cattle trade, pioneer life, etc. It includes references to the legendary black cattleman, John Ware, Rev. George McDougall,the Ogopogo of the North Saskatchewan River (sorry, Okanagan Ogopogo, you're not exclusive), & much more. The well-known & highly esteemed Wisconsin writer & folklorist, Robert E. Gard, prior to his Wisconsin years took up the directorship of the Alberta Folklore & Local History project in 1943. Several pages are devoted to its growth under his leadership. The front cover has some old waterstain marks which discolors a few places; else very good reference copy. Very scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 0408003

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Title: ALBERTA FOLKLORE AND LOCAL HISTORY ...

Publisher: Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, 1966

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First Edition

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VISIT OUR WEBSITE at www.booksonthewest.com. PROSPECTIVE BUYERS of individual books or groups of books MAY CONTACT Gene W. Baade Books on the West for direct purchases (Paypal, check, money order) at (425) 271-6481, or email bookwest@q.com. Shipping via USPS media mail: $4.99 first book, $2.50 each additional book. Priority mail: Regular octavo size book $12.65 first book; each additional will be calculated. Oversized books will require additional shipping charge. UPS shipping available & charge...

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