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Hamilton & Ontario Local History

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21 Bailey, Melville T; Stewart R Leslie; Murray W Aikman / Hamilton Mountain Heritage Society

MOUNTAIN MEMORIES: A Pictorial History of Hamilton Mountain / / Hamilton Mountain Historical Society ( Ontario Local History / Photographs )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON.: Hamilton Mountain Historical Society, 2000, 1st edition, 2nd Printing
2000 0968669808 / 9780968669808
Later Printing of the first Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

No Jacket as issued Photo Cover
Not Signed
----------large hardcover, about 12 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, small ink name, 144 pages, packed with b&w photographs, contents include: Access Roads; Incline Railways; Views from the Mountain; Churches; Schools; Hospitals; Hotels; Business and Enterprise; The Mountain Changes; Family Album; Mountain Homes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
149316


Price: 23.87 CDN
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22 Bailey, T Melville ( Hamilton Spectator )

Traces, Places and Faces: Links Between Canada and Scotland -by T Melville Bailey (originally appeared in The Hamilton Spectator 1956 / 1957 )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON: Self Published / T Melville Bailey, 1957 ( Printed By The Walsh Printing Service in Hamilton ), 1st Edition, First Printing
1957 
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Text Cover
Not Signed
-----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, 67 + 1 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
153131


Price: 13.23 CDN
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23 Bailey, T. Melville ( " Mel " Thomas )

The History of Dundurn Castle and Sir Allan MacNab, Hamilton Ontario, Sketches By George S Bell ( Ontario )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON.: Published By the Authority of the Board of Park Management, Hamilton Ontario, 1971, 1st New Edition, First Printing
1971 
First Printing
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Text Cover
Not Signed
----------softcover, about 6w x 8.5h inches, a solid Very Good+ example,a bit of light rubbing, 38 pages, illustrated in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161319


Price: 11.90 CDN
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24 Bailey, T. Melville ( " Mel " Thomas ) and Carter, C.A. ( Charles Ambrose )

Hamilton Famous & Fascinating: Two Centuries of a Colourful City ( Colorful )( 2 / 200 Years )( Ontario Local History )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON.: Griffin, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing
1972 
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a solid Very Good+ example, small chip on rear panel, 72 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161314


Price: 19.88 CDN
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25 Bailey, T. Melville and Charles Ambrose Carter ( Editors ) Sophia MacNab, Foreword By The Earl of Albemarle

The Diary of Sophia MacNab, Written at Dundurn Castle, Hamilton 1846, Age 13 ( Ontario Local History )( Sir Allan Napier MacNab related)

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON.: W L Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing
1968 0919874002 / 9780919874008
First Printing
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Uncredited Cover Art
Signed
----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with some light rubbing to the white covers, a bit of age toning to the spine as often seen on this early 1st edition, signed and inscribed by Bailey, 72 pages, b&w photos and illustrations including historical photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
152380


Price: 13.23 CDN
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The Diary of Sophia MacNab, Written at Dundurn Castle, Hamilton 1846, Age 13 ( Ontario Local History )( Sir Allan Napier MacNab related) ( Hardcover Edition ), Bailey, T. Melville and Charles Ambrose Carter ( Editors ) Sophia MacNab, Foreword By The Earl of Albemarle
26 Bailey, T. Melville and Charles Ambrose Carter ( Editors ) Sophia MacNab, Foreword By The Earl of Albemarle

The Diary of Sophia MacNab, Written at Dundurn Castle, Hamilton 1846, Age 13 ( Ontario Local History )( Sir Allan Napier MacNab related) ( Hardcover Edition )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, Ont.: Griffin, 1968 / 1974, 2nd Edition, 1st revised Edition, First Printing
1968 0919874002 / 9780919874008
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good (see description)

Good (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
----------hardcover, a Very Good copy with some light rubbing to the white covers, in a chipped and torn but largely intact dustjacket, 88 pages, b&w photos and illustrations including historical photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155702


Price: 23.87 CDN
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The Laird of Dundurn  ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario ), Bailey, Thomas Melville
27 Bailey, Thomas Melville

The Laird of Dundurn ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON.: W.L. Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing
1968 
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Photo Cover
Not Signed
----------soft cover, stapled pamphlet, Very Good+, 40 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w with photos and drawings, small ink initials on front cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
147788


Price: 13.23 CDN
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The Laird of Dundurn  ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario ), Bailey, Thomas Melville
28 Bailey, Thomas Melville

The Laird of Dundurn ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON.: W.L. Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing
1968 
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Photo Cover
Not Signed
----------soft cover, stapled pamphlet, Very Good+, 40 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w with photos and drawings, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
147106


Price: 13.23 CDN
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29 Bailey, Thomas Melville ( T M ) (signed)

Pillars, Pulpits and Pews: A History of St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario - 1794 - 1994 ---by T Melville Bailey -a Signed Copy

Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.: St Andrew's Church / Eagle Press 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing
1994 
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Photo Cover
Signed
----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, crease along spine on front cover, signed by Bailey, 196 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
148558


Price: 17.22 CDN
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30 Bailey, Thomas Melville (ed.) With A Patricia Filer; Dictionary of Hamilton Biography

Dictionary of Hamilton Biography -Volume II - 1876 to 1924 ( Book 2 )( Local History )

Hamilton, Ontario: Hamilton, ON: Dictionary of Hamilton Biography , 1991, 1st edition, First Printing
1991 0969102321 / 9780969102328
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with a bit of light wear, short closed tear, 209 pages, b&w photos, a scarce Hamilton book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
153173


Price: 14.56 CDN
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The Armoury on Lake Street, St Catharines: A Paper Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel C R Baker / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armory ( Ontario Local History ), Baker, Lieutenant-Colonel C R / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armoury
31 Baker, Lieutenant-Colonel C R / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armoury

The Armoury on Lake Street, St Catharines: A Paper Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel C R Baker / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armory ( Ontario Local History )

St Catharines, Ontario: St Catharines, ON: Historical Society of St Catharines Ontario, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing
1996 
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, 57 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
157074


Price: 33.18 CDN
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32 Baker, Michael with Hilary Bates Neary

London Street Names: An Illustrated Guide ( Ontario Local History )

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Company, 2003, Firefly Books, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printings
2000 1550288024 / 9781550288025
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
------------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy, 120 pages, b&w and colour photos, arranged alphabetically so an easy-to-use reference guide to street names and their origins, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
149260


Price: 19.88 CDN
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33 Baldwin, Laura Edith

The Boat Builders of Hamilton ( From the Mid 1800s to Present )( Hamilton, Ontario / Thomas W Jutten; Henry L Bastien; Henry Askew; William Johnson; Robertson Brothers; Zealand's Yard; Ben Kerr; Whittaker, James Massie, The Thompson Weir, McKay Bros. etc)

New Liskeard, Ontario: New Liskeard, ON: White Mountain Publications, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing ( First Separate Publication )
1992 0969642318 / 9780969642312
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
----------softcover, about 5.25 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 55 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Introduction; Thomas W Jutten; Henry L Bastien; Henry Askew; William Johnson; Robertson Brothers; Zealand's Yard; Ben Kerr; Whittaker, James Massie, The Thompson Weir, McKay Bros.; Boat Clubs and races; Glossary, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
156290


Price: 26.53 CDN
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Saints and Sinners of Niagara ( Niagara Peninsula, Ontario History / True Crime ), Baltensperger, Peter
34 Baltensperger, Peter

Saints and Sinners of Niagara ( Niagara Peninsula, Ontario History / True Crime )

Maple, Ontario: Maple, ON: Belsten Publishing, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing
1982 0919387098 / 9780919387096
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good (see description)

Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
------------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.25 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear, 103 pages, b&w photos, stories about do-gooders and no-goodniks in the Niagara area, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
157137


Price: 10.57 CDN
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TIMBER EMPIRE:  The Exploits of the Entrepreneurial Boyds -by Grace Barker -a Signed Copy ( Kawartha Lakes / Trent / Bobcaygeon / Ontario / Logging / Loggers / Lumbermen ), Barker, Grace
35 Barker, Grace

TIMBER EMPIRE: The Exploits of the Entrepreneurial Boyds -by Grace Barker -a Signed Copy ( Kawartha Lakes / Trent / Bobcaygeon / Ontario / Logging / Loggers / Lumbermen )

Ontario: Fenelon Falls, ON: Dawn Publishing, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing
1997 0969629818 / 9780969629818
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

No Jacket as issued Text Cover
Signed
------------hardcover, about 10 x 8.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, signed by the author, 110 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface; Mossom Boyd; Bobcaygeon sawmill; River Driving; Boyd and the Quebec Market; Marketing Boyd's Boards; Expansion North; River driving the Upper Trent; Steamboat Era, 1883 - 1915; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
154930


Price: 14.56 CDN
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Stouffville:  1877 to 1977 - A Pictorial History of a Prosperous Ontario Community -by Jean "Pipher" Barkey / Stouffville Historical Committee ( Ontario Local History ), Barkey, Jean ( Pipher ) / Stouffville ( Ontario ) Historical Committee
36 Barkey, Jean ( Pipher ) / Stouffville ( Ontario ) Historical Committee

Stouffville: 1877 to 1977 - A Pictorial History of a Prosperous Ontario Community -by Jean "Pipher" Barkey / Stouffville Historical Committee ( Ontario Local History )

Ontario: Stouffville, ON: Stouffville ( Ontario ) Historical Committee, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing
1977 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------large hardcover, about 9 x 12 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 205 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: Introduction - How it began when Abraham Stouffer came to Markham and Whitchurch Townships in 1804 --- Along Main Street - A guided tour of the old buildings still standing and nostalgic references to those that have long gone ---Politicians, Professionals and Personalities ---Organizations - Lodges, Boy Scouts, Eastern Star ---Around the House ---Calamities and Celebrations -Fires and train wrecks, runaway horses and floods ---Churches ---Schools ---Sports - Hockey / baseball / lacrosse / bowling teams, winners and champions ---Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155204


Price: 25.20 CDN
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37 Barnes, Michael

Gold in the Porcupine ( Timmins / Ontario Mining history)

Cobalt, Ontario: Cobalt, ON: Highway Book Shop, 1980, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing
1980 
Later Printing of the first Edition
Soft Cover
Good (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, a solid Good copy, light wear and some soiling to pale cream card covers, ink name and date, 86 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, contents include: Prologue to the Porcupine; The Big Men from the Small Town; The Prospectors; The sad Story of Reuben D'Aigle; The Mine Finders; Early Production; Fire in the Porcupine; The Camp Grows; The Great Mines; Porcupine People; The Shy Philanthropist; What happened to them?; The Porcupine Story Continues; Afterward - The Song of the Porcupine; The Porcupine Song; More about the Porcupine, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
149185


Price: 13.23 CDN
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TIMMINS:  The Porcupine Country -by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining / Local History ), Barnes, Michael (signed) / Boston Mills Press
38 Barnes, Michael (signed) / Boston Mills Press

TIMMINS: The Porcupine Country -by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining / Local History )

Erin / Toronto, Ontario: Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1995, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing
1995 1550460501 / 9781550460506
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------about 10.75 x 9.5 inches, hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed "Best Wishes Christmas '96 Michael Barnes", 144 pages, b&w photos, ---"This is the story of the winners and the losers in the scramble to find gold in Northern Ontario in the early 1900s. In these pages we meet Noah Timmins, who gambled with one fortune and made two others; Fred Schumacher, who always doubled his price if a deal didn't go through the first time; Roy Thomson, who use to gall and drive to turn debt and junk into a media empire; and Joe Hirshorn, who promised to develop a mine when the alternative was to be thrown out of a window."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
154095


Price: 22.54 CDN
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Fortunes in the Ground:  Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake ---by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining History / Gold and Silver Mines ), Barnes, Michael (signed); Foreword By Gerald S Merrithew  / Boston Mills Press
39 Barnes, Michael (signed); Foreword By Gerald S Merrithew / Boston Mills Press

Fortunes in the Ground: Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake ---by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining History / Gold and Silver Mines )

Erin, Ontario: Erin, ON.: Boston Mills Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First printing
1986 091978352X / 9780919783522
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a near Fine dustjacket, small rub mark at upper front corner of jacket, signed and dated by the author, commemoration plate on half title page for the official opening of the Eastmaque Gold Mines Limited Kirkland Lake Tailings Project, Jume 1, 1988, 263 pages, b&w photos, ---contents include: Foreword; Introduction; SILVERTOWN - Proving a camp; The Boom is in the Air; Peak and Slow Down --- GOLD in the PORCUPINE - The sad Story of Reuben D'Aigle; The Mine Finders; Development and Disaster; Recovery and Surging Ahead; Steady Production; Porcupine People --- THE TOWN THAT STANDS on GOLD - A Country Awaiting Development; Many Finds make a camp; The Gold camp Struggles to Grow; Steady Development; A Combination of Depression and Boom; After the Peak years --- Conclusion ---APPENDIX - Patron saint; Prospecting and Gold Claiming; Geyser in the Bush; Diamond Driller; LAC; Visit the Mining camps; Gold and Silver; A Mining Primer; Songs of the Mining Camps --- Selected Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155329


Price: 25.20 CDN
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40 Barnes, Michael / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department

KIRKLAND LAKE: On the Mile of Gold / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department / Photographs By Lynne Birnie and Eddie Duke ( Ontario Local History )

Ontario: Kirkland Lake, ON.: Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department, 1994 ( Produced By Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario), 1st Edition, First Printing
1994 1550461222 / 9781550461220
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
------------large hardcover, about 18.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, two gift inscriptions, gently bumped corners, 240 pages, b&w and colour photos throughout, contents include: Introduction; Making the Ground; Discovering the Northeast; Staking a Gold Camp; Slow Start; Progress and Development; Depression and Boom; Strike, War and after; Slowdown; Recovery; Recent years; The Good Life; Out for Business; The Mining game; Services; Touring Around; The Adams Mine Deal; Output from the Camp; The Kirkland Lake Song; Selected Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
151574


Price: 26.53 CDN
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