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This guidebook from ca.1930, written by M. B. Williams, offers a more concise exploration of Canada’s Jasper National Park.

This 1963 edition of M. B. Wiliams’s 1948 book is a close replica of her 1920s guides to the highways and trails of the national parks of Canada.

This 1928 book by Mabel Bertha Williams is considered one of the finest parks guidebooks of the 1920s. With fine illustrations and photographs, it details the general character of the Jasper National Park, as well as its historical, geographical, and biological information.

This 1929 book is the fourth edition of a 1921 tourist guidebook, the first to be published under Mabel Bertha Williams’s name. It guides tourists around the Banff Park, Yoho Park, Glacier Park and the Selkirks, and Mount Revelstock Park, outlining the vegetation and wildlife, trail trips, place names, altitudes, and maps.

This 1928 guidebook about the Saskatchewan park includes a foreword credited to Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King - but written by M. B. Williams. Her name would be removed entirely from the 1935 edition.

This is the 1930 edition of a guidebook first published in 1927 and written by M. B. Williams. The scenic trail between Lake Louise, Alberta and Golden, British Columbia is the jumping-off point for a fawning tribute to the automobile.

Focusing on the southern Alberta park that shares a border with Montana’s Glacier National Park, this travel guide, written by Mabel Bertha Williams, is from around 1927.

This 1924 travel guide, written by Mabel Berta Williams, is a compact, well-photographed guide to the new highway that vastly improved automobile travel in the Rocky Mountain parks.