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Image for Lore & Legends of Long Point ----a Signed Copy ( Lake Erie / Haldimand - Norfolk County )

Lore & Legends of Long Point ----a Signed Copy ( Lake Erie / Haldimand - Norfolk County )

By: Barrett, Harry B. (signed)

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Patterson's Creek, 2000, 1st Edition, 4th Printing: 2000

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162018

ISBN: 0968608019

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


--------------softcover, about 9h x 8.5w inches, a Near Fine copy, signed by Barrett "Best wishes from Harbour Princess Cruises & Harry B Barrett", contents include: Long Point Lake Erie From Earliest Times: Formation of Long Point; Early Inhabitants ...French Expansion: Dollier & Gallinee; Voyage of the Griffon ...Transition from French Traders to English Settlers: The Days of War & Trade; David Ramsay, an Unscrupolous Here; Uncle Billy Smith, the First Whi... View more info

Image for Schools of Our Heritage: A History of Schools of Southwest Middlesex Ontario / Glencoe and District Historical Society & Municipality of Southwest Middlesex (inc. Mosa, Ekfrid Townships; Glencoe; Wardsville, ON )

Schools of Our Heritage: A History of Schools of Southwest Middlesex Ontario / Glencoe and District Historical Society & Municipality of Southwest Middlesex (inc. Mosa, Ekfrid Townships; Glencoe; Wardsville, ON )

By: Bartlett, Gregory; Material Sourcing By Harold Carruthers and Lorne Munro / Glencoe and District Historical Society & Municipality of Southwest Middlesex

Price: $95.94

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Ontario ): Glencoe and District Historical Society & Municipality of Southwest Middlesex, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157138

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, spiral bound, about 9 x 11 inches, a solid Very Good copy, crinkle to front cover, ink note on front panel, some ink marginalia, 163 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; Map - Schools of SW Middlesex; PART 1 - MOSA TOWNSHIP: Strathburn; Pratt Siding; Watterworth / Woodgreen; Wardsville; Cashmere; Dundonald; Knapdale; McKellar; Munro / McLaughlan; SS 10; Newbury; Shields; Kilmartin; Brooke - maple Ridge --- PART II - EKFRID TOWNSHIP:... View more info

Dunnville, Ontario: Centennial 1860 - 1960 - Salute to a Century of Achievement / Historical Programme -an Account of the Growth of Our Town from Its Incorporation in 1860 Until the Present Year 1960 ( Local History )

By: Baxter, Sally E ( Mrs. Mark Baxter ), Chairman, Dunnville Historical Programme Committee

Price: $31.94

Publisher: Ontario, Dunnville, ON.: Historical Programme Committee, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152728

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 7 x 9.5 inches, a solid Very Good copy, 80 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Brackets and Bargeboards:  Architectural Walks in London, Ontario / The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, London Region Branch ( Buildings / Homes / Houses / Churches / Architecture )

Brackets and Bargeboards: Architectural Walks in London, Ontario / The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, London Region Branch ( Buildings / Homes / Houses / Churches / Architecture )

By: Beck, Julia and Elizabeth Spicer (eds.) Rewritten By Alice Gibb and Pat Morden / The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, London Region Branch

Price: $19.14

Publisher: London, Ontario, London, ON: The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, London Region Branch, 1989, 1st Edition (revised), First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158842

ISBN: 0929026020

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 191 pages, b&w photos and street maps, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Sir Allan Napier MacNab ( Dundurn Castle / Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Beer, Donald R

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Dictionary of Hamilton Biography / 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151062

ISBN: 0961023139

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 491 pages, b&w photos, MacNab was dubbed Hamilton's greatest citizen, contents include: Uncertain Beginning; The Making of a Magnate; Economic Expansion and Political Retreat; Emphasis on Moderation; Sir Francis Bond Head; Toryism Triumphant; The Rebellion of 1837; Shadow of the Rebellion; Transition; The Great Western Railway; Crisis; Railways and Politics; The Great Western Crisis; Premier; F... View more info

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Sir Allan Napier MacNab ( Dundurn Castle / Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Beer, Donald R

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Dictionary of Hamilton Biography / 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158841

ISBN: 0961023139

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 491 pages, b&w photos, MacNab was dubbed Hamilton's greatest citizen, contents include: Uncertain Beginning; The Making of a Magnate; Economic Expansion and Political Retreat; Emphasis on Moderation; Sir Francis Bond Head; Toryism Triumphant; The Rebellion of 1837; Shadow of the Rebellion; Transition; The Great Western Railway; Crisis; Railways and Politics; The Great Western Crisis; Premier; F... View more info

Image for Dundurn Castle Books:  Sir Allan Napier MacNab  -with History of Dundurn Castle -with The Laird of Dundurn -with The Surprise -with The Diary of Sophia MacNab -with The Gallant Knight --- 6 books ( Hamilton, Ontario / Local History )

Dundurn Castle Books: Sir Allan Napier MacNab -with History of Dundurn Castle -with The Laird of Dundurn -with The Surprise -with The Diary of Sophia MacNab -with The Gallant Knight --- 6 books ( Hamilton, Ontario / Local History )

By: Beer, Donald R / T Melville Bailey / Charles A Carter / Sophia MacNab ( Sir Allan Napier MacNab / Dundurn Castle related)( Hamilton, Ontario )

Price: $51.14

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario: Dictionary of Hamilton Biography / 1984 --Board of Park Management / 1943 -- W L Griffin / 1968 / 1969 / 1974 -- The MacNab Circle / 1969, 1st and 2nd Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161753

ISBN: 0969102313

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------6 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), one hardcover and five softcovers, the biography of ANM by Beer is a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 491 pages, b&w photos, MacNab was dubbed Hamilton's greatest citizen, contents include: Uncertain Beginning; The Making of a Magnate; Economic Expansion and Political Retreat; Emphasis on Moderation; Sir Francis Bond Head; Toryism Triumphant; The Rebellion of 1837; Shadow of the Rebellion; Transition; The Great Wester... View more info

Image for NIAGARA ESCARPMENT: A Photographic Journey from Niagara Falls to Tobermory ( Ontario Photography )( Landscape /inc. Hamilton; Dundas Valley; Halton; Caledon Hills; Dufferin Hills / Nottawasaga Highlands; Georgian Bay / Grey County; Bruce Peninsula )

NIAGARA ESCARPMENT: A Photographic Journey from Niagara Falls to Tobermory ( Ontario Photography )( Landscape /inc. Hamilton; Dundas Valley; Halton; Caledon Hills; Dufferin Hills / Nottawasaga Highlands; Georgian Bay / Grey County; Bruce Peninsula )

By: Bell, Sandy; Vic MacBourne; John MacRae

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Company, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154770

ISBN: 1550289349

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 12.5 x 10.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks close to new, ink gift inscription on front blank endpaper, 128 pages, packed with colour photos of the escarpment from end to end, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Spike Bell:  Memoirs of a Border City - Windsor and Essex County -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local / Photo History )

Spike Bell: Memoirs of a Border City - Windsor and Essex County -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local / Photo History )

By: Bell, Spike (signed)

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Tecumseh, Ontario, Tecumseh, ON: Spike Bell Master of Photography ( Printed By Everbest Printing Co. Ltd., Ms Doris Chung, Toronto, ON. ), 2009, 1st edition , First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154647

ISBN: 0969367732

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 112.25 x 12.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ to Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by SPIKE BELL, unpaginated -216 pages, packed with colour and b&w photos, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Three Pennsylvania German Pioneer Homesteads in Ontario: The Families and Their Way of Life, Volume 10, 1986 / The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario (includes: Tribute to G E Reaman; Baker / Culp / Shantz Families ) ( 3 )

By: Bergey, Lorna L; Albert I Hunsberger / The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario ( G Elmore Reaman related)

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150686

ISBN: 0920038085

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, # 1396 of a limited edition, 80 pages, colour and b&w photos, contents include: The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario - A Tribute to Dr G E Reaman, founder; The Pennsylvania German Settlers in Ontario; Baker Family Homestead in Vaughan Township; Culp Family Homestead in Clinton Township; Shants Family Homestead in Wilmot Township; Folklife and Folklore of PG's in Ontario, any image directly ... View more info

Image for Thomas Baker McQuesten - Public Works, Politics and Imagination -by John C Best -a Signed Copy ( Whitehern / Hamilton, Ontario history)

Thomas Baker McQuesten - Public Works, Politics and Imagination -by John C Best -a Signed Copy ( Whitehern / Hamilton, Ontario history)

By: Best, John C (signed)( Thomas Baker McQuesten related)

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Corinth Press, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151604

ISBN: 096956130X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by Best, 224 pages, b&w photos, ---McQ's positions included: City Alderman for Ward 2, Hamilton (1913-1920) -- Chairman of special gas committee, fought for municipal ownership of Hamilton gas distribution systems -- President of Hamilton Liberal Association (1921-1923) -- Management Committee of the Liberal Party in Ottawa (1925) -- Vice-President of the Ontario Libera... View more info

Image for Norma Bidwell:  Lifelines & Deadlines ---by Norma Bidwell ---a Signed Copy ( hamilton Spectator related)

Norma Bidwell: Lifelines & Deadlines ---by Norma Bidwell ---a Signed Copy ( hamilton Spectator related)

By: Bidwell, Norma (signed)

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, Burlington, ON: North Shore Publishing, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146080

ISBN: 1896899196

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 136 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, signed on the title page by Bidwell with inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Guelph and Wellington County: A Bibliography of Settlement and Development Since 1880 ( Ontario Local History Reference )

Guelph and Wellington County: A Bibliography of Settlement and Development Since 1880 ( Ontario Local History Reference )

By: Bloomfield, Elizabeth (signed); with Gilbert A Stetler, and Jane Turner, Joe Gabriel, Patricia Abbott, John Warecki / University of Guelph

Price: $63.94

Publisher: Guelph, Ontario, Guelph, ON: Guelph Regional Project / University of Guelph, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163423

ISBN: 0889551332

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 8.25w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, with some light rubbing and flaking to the front and rear cover pastedown illustrations, , ink initials on front blank endpaper, 329 pages, signed and inscribed by Bloomfield "To F___ with best wishes, from Elizabeth Bloomfield", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Sudbury:  Street Names of Downtown -a Historical Directory / Noms De Rue Centre-Ville - Un Repertoire Historique ( Ontario )

Sudbury: Street Names of Downtown -a Historical Directory / Noms De Rue Centre-Ville - Un Repertoire Historique ( Ontario )

By: Bonin, Lionel with Gwenda Hallsworth and Ronald Henry / Scrivener Press

Price: $22.98

Publisher: Ontario, Sudbury, ON: Your Scrivener Press, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146406

ISBN: 1896350054

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------oversized ( quarto) softcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, 100 pages, b&w photos, vignette illustrations by Oryst Sawchuk, lists current and former street names, in French and English, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A History of Scarborough ( Ontario Local History )( Toronto related )

A History of Scarborough ( Ontario Local History )( Toronto related )

By: Bonis, Robert R / Scarborough Public Library with a Foreword By Albert M Campbell, Reeve of Scarborough

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario, Scarborough, ON: Scarborough Public Library, 1965, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155210

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy in a chipped and torn Fair to Good only dustjacke, profusely illustrated in b&w, 327 pages, contnents include: Foreword; Preface; ---PART 1: The Stage of the Ages; Indian Inhabitants; The Pioneers; The Backwoods Settlers, 1820 - 1850; Patriots & Reformers Win Prosperity; Early Churches; Education in Early Scarborough; Social Life & Recreation; Diseases & Doctors; Early Municipal Government; The Rural Township, 1850 - 1896; ... View more info

Image for ANCASTER - A Pictorial History, Volume 1 - Early Ancaster in Black and White ( B&W Photographs / Photographic History )( Hamilton, ON related )( Ontario local History Inc. Carluke; Copetown; Alberton; Lynden; Westdale; West Hamilton; Radial Line; etc )

ANCASTER - A Pictorial History, Volume 1 - Early Ancaster in Black and White ( B&W Photographs / Photographic History )( Hamilton, ON related )( Ontario local History Inc. Carluke; Copetown; Alberton; Lynden; Westdale; West Hamilton; Radial Line; etc )

By: Bowes, Arthur (ed.) / Ancaster Township Historical Society ( Dr C E Walker; Jean Morwick; Shirley Cranston; Marg Johnson; Hilda Grimwood; Harold Lampman; Jim Green; David Jardine

Price: $44.74

Publisher: England, Ancaster, ON: Ancaster Township Historical Society, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163519

ISBN: 0969942648

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 12w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, no dustjacket as issued, 134 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; Village Area by Walker; RURAL ANCASTER - Intro; Alberton by Morwick; Book Rd, Trinity, Southcote by Cranston; Carluke by Johnson; Copetown by Grimwood; Duff's Corners / Shaver Settlement by Cranston; Governor's Rd ( Cootes ) by Lampman; Jerseyville by Morwick; Jerseyville Baptist by Morwick; Lynden by Grimwood; M... View more info

LOCAL LIBRARY, GLOBAL PASSPORT: The Evolution of a Carnegie Library -by J Patrick Boyer ( Bracebridge, Ontario History )

By: Boyer, J Patrick; with Dr Vartan Gregorian; Foreword By Adrienne Clarkson

Price: $22.98

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Blue Butterfly Book Publishing, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155634

ISBN: 0978498224

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 362 pages, b&w photos, ---"A local library, passport to a larger world for its individual patrons, is also a democratic institution whose contribution to the strength of a community is out of all proportion to its size or membership. Several thousand Carnegie libraries were built a century ago when Andrew Carnegie, who had risen from poverty to become the richest man in the world vowed to donate all his... View more info

Image for The Story of Aldershot:  A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

The Story of Aldershot: A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

By: Broadus, Edwin

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Burlington, ON.): No Publisher / Edwin Broadus (?), NO DATE - 2008, 1st edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147820

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 12 pages, colour and b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Story of Aldershot:  A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

The Story of Aldershot: A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

By: Broadus, Edwin

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Burlington, ON.): No Publisher / Edwin Broadus (?), NO DATE - 2008, 1st edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162397

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 12 pages, colour and b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Once Upon a Little Town --- Grimsby, 1876 to 1976:  Grimsby Historical Society  ( Ontario Local History )

Once Upon a Little Town --- Grimsby, 1876 to 1976: Grimsby Historical Society ( Ontario Local History )

By: Bromley, Ada and Jean Powell (compilers), Edited and foreward By phil Dechman; Introduction By Linda Coutts / Grimsby ( Ontario ) Historical Society

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Grimsby, Ontario, Grimsby, ON.: Grimsby Historical Society, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156030

ISBN: 0920258026

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, a clean copy, spine is slightly cocked, in a chipped and torn Good only dustjacket with some soiling and browning to the jacket paper, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, 304 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: A Turbulent Century; Grimsby's First Residents; Organizing Ourselves; Campgrounds and Cottages; Freedom of Worship; The Busy Classrooms; In Leisure Time; Enriching Extras; Community Workers; Keeping ... View more info