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Consists of a diary titled "The Handy Farm Account Book: January 1931," kept by Herbert Hunt during that year. The diary contains a record of Hunt's assets and his observations of daily life on the farm.

Consists of Herbert and Jessica Hunt's certificate of approval for participation in the 3,000 Family Scheme, containing further directions and conditions.

Frontispiece: "Betty and Betsy."
Frontispiece with tissue guard.
Frontispiece and full page plates included in pagination. Plates printed on one side only.
Includes table of contents. Illustrated endpapers.
Physical Description: 111 pages :…

Consists of a diary titled "Diary 1936, April 1935" kept by Herbert Hunt. The diary chronicles Herbert and Jessica Hunt's departure from Saskatchewan, including a record of the sale of their farm assets and an account of their journey home in…

Turquoise boards ; title in red ; illustration of a franc-tireur holding a sword on the front and an indian standing/paddling a canoe on the spine.
"The romance of the world / edited by Herbert Strang" - Tp.
Frontispiece: "The capture of…

Consists of the Empire Settlement Act, 1922, an agreement between Canada and the United Kingdom that facilitated the migration of British families to Canada. The document provides an overview of the eligibility requirements for the 3,000 Family…

Green cloth binding with coloured pictorials on front cover and spine. At ahead of title: Canada Series.
Frontispiece: ""The Albatross is on fire!""
Frontispiece and full page plates included in pagination.
Plates printed on one side…

original cream cloth binding, colour pictorial dust jacket.
Physical Description: ix, 134 p., illustrated by William Wheeler"

Consists of a Greyhound map of the United States upon which the start of Herbert and Jessica Hunt's return to England, travelling form Spruce Lake, Saskatchewan to Montreal, Quebec to board the S.S. Manchester, is both delineated and traced.

Original brown cloth binding ; pictorial scene of a native in the wilderness on front cover ; black lettering on front cover and spine.
Author of "Back to Life," "Decoyed," etc. - Tp.
Frontispiece: "He felt the creature's hot breath on his neck."…

Consists of instructions for participants in the 3,000 Family Settlement Scheme by the Department of Immigration and Colonization, as they prepare for relocation to Canada.

Consists of a letter from the Secretary of the British Oversea Settlement Department to Herbert Hunt describing support available to British settlers in Canada, encouraging Hunt to enlist friends and family members in Canadian emigration.

Consists of a newspaper clipping kept by Herbert Hunt that details the joyous return of former 3,000 Family Scheme participants to England.

Consists of a statement of Herbert Hunt's Account with the Soldier Settlement Board of Canada in 1928, detailing the extent of loans provided by the Canadian government for British settlers.

Original brown cloth binding with pictorial scene on front cover and spine.
Author of "The Romance of Commerce." - Tp. Frontispiece: "Being somewhat weary from their exertions, they were resting for a few minutes."
Physical Description: vi, 361…

original green cloth binding, black and gold lettering on front cover, gold lettering on spine. Blind stamped illustration on front cover and spine.
Physical Description: 160 p., [3] leaves of plates : 3 ill. ; 19 cm.

original green cloth binding, printed images on front and spine, lettering in green. Inscription on front free endpaper.
Endpaper illustrations by W. G. Easton.
Colour illustrations by W. R. S. Stott.
Green cloth boards with colour cover and spine…

original blue cloth binding, printed black illustrations on front cover and spine, lettering in black.
Frontispiece by Arthur Twidle.
Physical Description: 253 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm