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Image for Elora  / The Early History of Elora, Ontario and Vicinity ( Copy Owned By William Perkins Bull  with His Bookplate )( Ontario Local History )

Elora / The Early History of Elora, Ontario and Vicinity ( Copy Owned By William Perkins Bull with His Bookplate )( Ontario Local History )

By: Connon, John R ( William [ Wm ] Perkins Bull related )

Price: $132.93

Publisher: Ontario, Elora, ON: The Elora Express and The Fergus News-Record, 1930, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author's Copy

Seller ID: 160996


-------------hardcover, about 6.75w x 10h inches, a solid Good example of a scarce Elora history, de-accessioned from the Brampton Library with normal exlibrary marks and stamps, this copy has the bookplate of noted Canadian author Wm Perkins Bull on the verso of the front cover, a solid copy in green cloth, light edge and tip wear, some browning to preliminary pages, 207 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, a nice copy with a nice association, ---BULL grew up on a farm ... View more info

ELORA, the Early History of Elora and Vicinity ( Ontario Local History )

By: Connon, John; Introduction By Gerald Noonan

Price: $14.56

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University, 1974, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151009


---------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with light wear, a bit of age toning to covers, pencil inscription, 208 pages, contents include: Biography of John Robert Connon; Introduction; Township of Pilkington: The First Settlers: Who They Were Where They Came From; Elora: Its Early History; Letters By William Gilkison; How Elora Received Its Name; The Bon-Accord Settlement; Indian Visitors; The Search for a Lost Settler; Elora: Its Early History Continue... View more info

Fading History: Stories of Historical Interest -by Dave Cook -signed, Volume 1 and 2 ---with From Frozen Ponds to Beehive Glory: The Story of Dixie Arena Gardens ---THREE BOOKS ( Mississauga, Ontario Local History )

By: Cook, Dave (signed)

Price: $19.88

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario: David L Cook / Self Published, 2008, 2010, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing for All: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151787


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), trade paperbacks, all are Near Fine copies, all are signed and inscribed by Cook, 224 pages in each , b&w photos, contents of FADING are ( Book ONE ): British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; Fishing for Bombs; The Canadian lancasters; Aeronautical Lodge 717; AVRO Canada; Flying Saucers; Orenda; Teddy Morris; Music fair; WCB Hospital-a world leader; Air Crash over W C B Hospital; Bobby Cunningham; Bobby Cunningham Jr; Toronto G... View more info

Image for Some of Vaughan's Pictorial Past -by Hugh A Cook - a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local History / Photographs / Photographic / City / Township History )(includes a Photo of the Home of Max Aitken / Lord Beaverbrook )

Some of Vaughan's Pictorial Past -by Hugh A Cook - a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local History / Photographs / Photographic / City / Township History )(includes a Photo of the Home of Max Aitken / Lord Beaverbrook )

By: Cook, Hugh A (signed and Inscribed)(includes a Photo of the Home of Max Aitken / Lord Beaverbrook )

Price: $59.78

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Ontario ): No Publisher / Hugh A Cook / Self Published, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161188


-----------softcover, coil bound, about 11.5w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of light rubbing, signed and inscribed on the title page by Hugh Cook, 245 pages, hundreds of b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Milton: Welcome to Our Town ( Ontario Local history )

By: Cook, William E / Boston Mills Press

Price: $17.22

Publisher: Cheltenham, Ontario, Cheltenham, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161318


-----------softcover, about 8w x 10h inches, a Very Good+ example, light rubbing, unpaginated ( 75 pages), profusely illustrated with b&w photos and drawings, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Whiskey & Wickedness:  Halton County 1815 - 1875 ( Town of Oakville, Milton, City of Burlington [inc. Aldershot, Port Nelson, Kilbride, etc], Halton Hills [inc. Georgetown )( City of Hamilton 1815 - 1847 [inc. Waterdown, Flamborough, Ancaster, Dundas ])

Whiskey & Wickedness: Halton County 1815 - 1875 ( Town of Oakville, Milton, City of Burlington [inc. Aldershot, Port Nelson, Kilbride, etc], Halton Hills [inc. Georgetown )( City of Hamilton 1815 - 1847 [inc. Waterdown, Flamborough, Ancaster, Dundas ])

By: Cotton, Larry D (signed)

Price: $33.18

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Larry D Cotton / Self Published, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162119


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, gift inscription, signed by the author, unpaginated ( 280 pages ), b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Where Guelph Began: A Walking Tour of the Original Market Square Area ( Ontario Local History )

By: Couling, Gordon

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Guelph, Ontario, Guelph, ON: Guelph Arts Council, 1996, Revised Edition, 1st Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149181


-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy, written and illustrated by Couling, 32 pages, Couling looks at: City Hall; West Market Square --- Carden Street; The King Edward Hotel and Wyndham Street; IODE Cross of Sacrifice; Canadian National Railway Station ( CNR ); Bell Piano and Organ Company Block; Royal Hotel; 6167 Railway Engine; Co-Operators Building; Blacksmith Fountain; The Priory Site; Heritage Park; Gooderham and Worts Grana... View more info

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Old Toronto Houses ( Ontario Architecture / Homes / Local History / Architects )

By: Cruickshank, Tom, with John De Visser, Foreword By Stephen Otto

Price: $46.48

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Firefly Books, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160464


-----------hardcover, about 11w x 10.75h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, a lovely copy, 304 pages, colour photos on virtually every page, a VERY nice book, contents include: Introduction; Map of Toronto 1915; ---SIGNATURE STYLES 1793 - 1837 ---oldest Houses; Formal Georgian Neo-Classical; Farmhouse Georgians; Adobe Brick; Later Georgians; Regency Cottages --- The CONFEDERATION YEARS - 1837 - 1867 --- Pre-Confederation Terraces; Picturesque Farm Hou... View more info

Image for The Battle of Lundy's Lane, 25th July, 1814, A Historical Study -by Ernest Cruikshank ( War of 1812 )( Facsimile Reprint of the 3rd Edition of 1893 By The Lundy's Lane Historical Society, Niagara Falls, Ontario )

The Battle of Lundy's Lane, 25th July, 1814, A Historical Study -by Ernest Cruikshank ( War of 1812 )( Facsimile Reprint of the 3rd Edition of 1893 By The Lundy's Lane Historical Society, Niagara Falls, Ontario )

By: Cruikshank, Ernest, Captain 44th Battalion ( Welland )

Price: $19.88

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Niagara Falls, ON.: The Lundy's Lane Historical Society, 1984 (reprints the 1893 3rd Edition ), 1st Facsimile Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157144


-----------softcover, about 5.25 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 47 pages, includes a b&w 2 page map of the battlefield (frontispiece) any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

CENTENNIAL: Haliburton Village, 1864 - 1974 Haliburton County, 1874 - 1974 ( Ontario Local History / Haliburton Highlands )(includes Thompson's Life of a Lumberman )

By: Curry, Ronald J (compiler) and Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Geo. S [ George ] Thompson )

Price: $14.56

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Printed By Maxwell Review Ltd., Peterborough, ON.), 1974, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151676


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly chipped and torn dustjacket, 134 pages, b&w photos, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, Life of a Lumberman is about 25 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Haliburton Village: CENTENNIAL, 1864 - 1964 ( Ontario Local History / Haliburton Highlands )(includes Thompson's Life of a Lumberman )

By: Curry, Ronald J (compiler) and Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Geo. S [ George ] Thompson )

Price: $14.56

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Printed By Maxwell Review Ltd., Peterborough, ON.), 1964, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151681


----------softcover, trade paperback size, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, small address label on first page, 66 + 20 pages, b&w photos, Life of a Lumberman is about 25 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Picturesque Dundas - 1972 ( Hamilton / Ontario Local History )

By: Davidson, W A and Charles N Pirie (compilers)

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Dundas, Ontario, Dundas, ON: Alex F Pirie, 1972, 1st edition , First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151694


-----------softcover, about 7 x 5 inches, a Good only exlibrary copy with wear and creasing, DISCARD stamp on one page, 192 + 8 pages, library stamps and stickers, b&w photos, # 403a of 1000 numbered copies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Many Voices II: A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie ( Ontario Local history / 2 )( 1st Revised Edition )

By: Davies, Jane with Joan Lyons Felstead, Editors / Fort Erie Museum Board

Price: $30.52

Publisher: Fort Erie, Ontario, Fort Erie, ON: Fort Erie Museum Board, 2004, 2nd Edition, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152352


-----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, ix + 397 pages, this is the 1st REVISED edition and comparing the contents of the 1st issue with this issue the revisions seem to be substantial, ---contents include: Introduction; EARLY HISTORY---Human Beginnings; Neutral Iroquoians; Neutrals; Contemporary Natives; EARLY SETTLEMENT---Greater Fort Erie; Agriculture; COMMERCE---Fort Erie Business; Ridgeway Business... View more info

Image for Many Voices II:  A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie ( Ontario Local history / 2 )( 1st Revised Edition )

Many Voices II: A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie ( Ontario Local history / 2 )( 1st Revised Edition )

By: Davies, Jane with Joan Lyons Felstead, Editors / Fort Erie Museum Board

Price: $30.52

Publisher: Fort Erie, Ontario, Fort Erie, ON: Fort Erie Museum Board, 2004, 2nd Edition, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155267


-----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, ix + 397 pages, this is the 1st REVISED edition and comparing the contents of the 1st issue with this issue the revisions seem to be substantial, ---contents include: Introduction; EARLY HISTORY---Human Beginnings; Neutral Iroquoians; Neutrals; Contemporary Natives; EARLY SETTLEMENT---Greater Fort Erie; Agriculture; COMMERCE---Fort Erie Business; Ridgeway Business... View more info

Image for Many Voices II:  A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie ( Ontario Local history / 2 )( 1st Revised Edition )

Many Voices II: A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie ( Ontario Local history / 2 )( 1st Revised Edition )

By: Davies, Jane with Joan Lyons Felstead, Editors / Fort Erie Museum Board

Price: $26.53

Publisher: Fort Erie, Ontario, Fort Erie, ON: Fort Erie Museum Board, 2004, 2nd Edition, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156904


-----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket with a short closed tear and associated creasing on rear panel, ix + 397 pages, this is the 1st REVISED edition and comparing the contents of the 1st issue with this issue the revisions seem to be substantial, ---contents include: Introduction; EARLY HISTORY---Human Beginnings; Neutral Iroquoians; Neutrals; Contemporary Natives; EARLY SETTLEMENT---Greater Fort Erie;... View more info

Image for An Introduction to the Twenty-First Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair -by Robertson Davies ---with an Advertising Sheet for Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 ( 21st Bookfair )

An Introduction to the Twenty-First Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair -by Robertson Davies ---with an Advertising Sheet for Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 ( 21st Bookfair )

By: Davies, Robertson / Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993

Price: $26.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 / Coach House Printing, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159859


-----------3 items, one is a commemorative booklet for the Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 written by Robertson davies, about 4.5w x 7h inches, a Fine copy, ---with an advertisement / poster for the book fair, a Near Fine example which mentions Robertson Davies on the poster -poster has been folded once, measures anout 5.5w x 10.75h inches, and finally this includes a ticket to the bookfair, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a... View more info

Image for Burlington -by John De Visser (signed) and Jane Irwin (signed) ( Ontario Local History )

Burlington -by John De Visser (signed) and Jane Irwin (signed) ( Ontario Local History )

By: De Visser, John (signed) and Jane Irwin (signed)

Price: $18.55

Publisher: Erin / Toronto, Ontario, Toronto / Erin, ON: Stoddart / Boston Mills, 1995 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155237


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Irwin and de Visser, 96 pages, colour photos throughout, contents include: Intro; Father's day at Hidden lake; Joseph Brant and His House; The Beach Strip; The La Salle Park and pavilion; Mount Nemo; Twelve Mile Creek; Going to Work; The Garden of Canada; The Royal Botanical Gardens ( RBG ); Parks abd Recreation; Arts and Letters; Festival days; Select Bibliography, , any image di... View more info

Credit River Valley / Credit Valley Conservation Foundation ( Ontario / History / Photographs By John De Visser )

By: de Visser, John / Credit Valley Conservation Foundation, Foreword By Lou Parsons

Price: $14.56

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin / Toronto, ON: Boston Mills Press / Stoddart, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153169


----------large (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, small remainder dot, 120 pages, packed with colour photos, the Valley touches upon: City of Brampton; City of Mississauga; Township of Amaranth; Town of Caledon; Township of East Garafraxa; Town of Halton Hills; Town of Mono; Town of Orangeville; Town of Port Credit ---contents include: Settlements at the Headwater... View more info

Burlington -by John De Visser and Jane Irwin (signed) ( Ontario Local History )

By: De Visser, John and Jane Irwin (signed)

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario / Erin, ON, Toronto / Erin, ON: Stoddart / Boston Mills, 1995 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151849


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Irwin, 96 pages, colour photos throughout, contents include: Intro; Father's day at Hidden lake; Joseph Brant and His House; The Beach Strip; The La Salle Park and pavilion; Mount Nemo; Twelve Mile Creek; Going to Work; The Garden of Canada; The Royal Botanical Gardens ( RBG ); Parks abd Recreation; Arts and Letters; Festival days; Select Bibliography, , any image directly beside ... View more info

Image for Steel City:  Hamilton and Region ( Wentworth County, Ontario Local History )

Steel City: Hamilton and Region ( Wentworth County, Ontario Local History )

By: Dear, M J ( Michael ); J Drake; L G ( Lloyd George ) Reeds (S B McCann; W R Rouse / A F Byrghardt; Brian T Bunting; G M MacDonald; Ming-Ko Woo; R Louis Gentilcore; Harold A Wood; S M Taylor; W P Anderson; Stephen C Lonergan; M Webber and Ruth Fincher; Etc

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 1987, 1st edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145868


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy with light wear, usual library stamps and marks, 308 pages, b&w photos, maps and graphs, contents include: INTRODUCTION: Hamilton; region in transition, J.J. Dear, J.J. Drake, and L.G. Reeds, -----,THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: Physical landscape of the Hamilton region, S.B. McCann; Climate, weather and society, W.R. Rouse and A.F. Burghardt; Soils of the Hamilton region; profiles, properties, and problems, Brian T. Bunting;... View more info