Books for Sale

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Used Books

We have a good selection of use books related to Mennonite history.  Contact us at or call 204 487-3300 Ext. 344 to place an order.  Shipping, taxes and handling are extra. If you don't find the book you are looking for - send us an email, the list is a sample of what we have.

List updated September 2018.

Bargain Books

Friesen, Rudy. Building on the Past: Mennonite Architecture … in Russia (2004) $45 Now $30

Friesen, Edith. Journey Into Freedom (2003) $35 Now $10.

Friesen, John. Against the Wind: The Story of Four Mennonite Villages Gnadental, Gruenfeld, Neu-Chortitza, Steinfeld. (1994) $15 Now $7

Haas, J. Craig. Readings from Mennonite Writings: new and Old. (1992) $20 Now $5

Kauenhowen, Reinhild. Mennonite Furniture: A Migrant Tradition (1766-1910) (1991) $35 Now $10

Letkemann, Peter. The Ben Horch Story. (2007) $25  Now $15

Quiring, Walter. Als Ihre Zeit Erfüllt War: 150 Jahre Bewährung in Russland. (1963) $40 Now $20

Quiring, Walter. Mennonites in Canada: A Pictorial Record. (1961) $25 Now $10

Reger, Adina. Diese Steine: Die RusslandMennoniten. (2001)  $15 Now $9

Warkentin, Abe. Gäste und Fremdlinge: Strangers and Pilgrims (1987) $20 Now $9.


Selected Used Books

Abram Braun Reunion Committee. Abram and Anna Falk Braun Family Reflection 1860-1991. (1991). Pb., $20.00.

Bergen, David. The Time in Between, a novel. (2005) HC. $15.00.

Bartel, SiegfriedLiving with ConvictionGerman Army Captain Turns to Cultivating Peace.  (1994) Pb., $9.00.

Birdsell, SandraThe Russlaender. (2001) Pb., $10.00

Chornoboy, Eleanor Hildebrand. Faspa: A Snack of Mennonite Stories. (2003) Pb., $15.00.

Bocking, D.H. Saskatchewan: A Pictorial History. (1979). $15.00.

Dueck, Dora. This Hidden thing: a novel. (2010). $10.00.

Durksen, Martin. Die Krim War unsere Heimat. (1980). $10.00.

Ellis, J.H. The Ministry of Agriculture in Manitoba 1870-1970. (1971). $10.00

Enns, F.G.  Gretna.  Window on the Northwest.  (1987) Hdc., $25.00.

Enns, John H. Denk Wer Du Bist: Stories of the Johann Hermann and Agathe Enns Families. (1998). $30.00

Ens, Adolf. Becoming a National Church: A History of the Conference of Mennonites in Canada. (2004) $10.00

Ens, Gerhard JA History of the Mennonite Collegiate Institute.  1889-1989. (1990) Hdc., $15.00

Epp, Frank HMennonite Exodus (1976) Hdc., $20.00

Epp, Peter GAgatchen.  A Russian Mennonite Mother`s Story.  (1986) Pb., $20.00

Epp-Tiessen, EstherJJ Thiessen: A Leader for His Time.  (2001) Pb., $15.00

Epp-Tiessen, Esther.  Altona.  The Story of a Prairie Town.  (1982) Hdc., $15.00.

Friesen, Heinrich J. Memories from my Life, (1995), $8.00

Fretz, J. Winfield. The Waterloo Mennonites: A Community in Paradox. (1989) Pb., $8.00.

Friesen, Jacob, The Road Unknown, (1993), $6.00.

Friesen, P. M. The Mennonite Brotherhood in Russia, 1789-1910. (1978) Pb., $40.00.

Friesen, Rudy P. Into the Past.  Buildings of the Mennonite Commonwealth.  (1996) Pb., $20.00

Friesen, Ted with Elisabeth Peters. Memories of Grigorievka. (1998) $21.00

Gerbrandt, Henry J. En Route  Hinjawäajis: The Memoirs of Henry J. Gerbrandt. (1994) $12.00.

Gleysteen, Jan. Mennonite Tourguide to Western Europe (1984). $12.00.

Gnadenthal History Committee. Gnadenthal 1880-1980, (1982), $15.00.

Grunthal History book. Grunthal History, (1974), $25.00

Janzen, Helen, Memories (1985), $10.00.

Klassen, Herbert and Maureen Klassen. Ambassador to His People: C.F. Klassen and the Russian Mennonite Refugees. (1990) Pb., $9.00.

Koop, Heidi. Surviving the Medical Maze, (1996), $6.00.

Klassen, Johann J. Klassen A Family Heritage, (1980), $30.00

Klassen, Ted. Kohmt met noh Expoh, (1989), $8.00.

Kroeker, Nettie. Far Above Rubies: The Story of Helena Wiens. (1976) Pb., $10.00

Kroeker, N. JFirst Mennonite Villages in Russia, 1789-1943.  (1981) $50.00.

Kruger, Jake. Nostalgic Recollections of Jake Krueger, (1994), $10.00.

MacMaster, Richard K.  Land, Piety, Peoplehood.  The Establishment of Mennonite Communities in America, 1683-1790.  (1985) $10.00.

Loewen, Royden. From the Inside Out: The Rural Worlds of Mennonite Diarists, 1863-1929. (1999).  $1500.

Mennonite Benevolent Society. The Story of Bethania, (1996), $10.00.

Morden Centennial CommitteeMorden (1981). $25.00.

Neufeld, Abram H.  Translated and editedHerman and Katharina.  Their Story.  (1984) $10.00.

Neufeld, Dietrich; Reimer, Al (trans.) A Russian Dance of Death: Revolution and Civil War in the Ukraine. (1977) $10.00.

Penner Family History. Penner Family, (1991), $15.00.

Petkau, Irene Friesen. Blumenfeld: Where Land and People Meet, (1981), $20.00.

Peters, Katie. Genealogy of Cornelius Willms 1730-1972, (1972), $15.00.

Peters, Victor. Mennonitische Namen – Mennonite Names, (1987), $20.00.

Peters, Victor. All Things in Common; The Hutterian Way of Life. (1965) $10.00.

Regier, Helen E. Jakob Buhr Family, (1977), $35.00.

Schmidt, J.M. The Lord’s Donkey. (2001), $8.00.

Thiessen, Hermann. Peter Heydebrecht und seine Nachkommen. (1990). $35.00.

Vogt, Roy. Whose Property? The Deeping Conflict between Private Property and Democracy in Canada. (1999). $15.00.