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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: $19.14

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

ISBN: 0973426527

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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: $57.54

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

ISBN: 1897486162

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------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 ///SIGNED/// View more info

Milton: Welcome to Our Town ( Ontario Local history )

By: Cook, William E / Boston Mills Press

Price: $16.58

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161318

ISBN: 0919822177

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------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: $31.94

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162119

ISBN: 0978487559

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------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: $11.46

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149181

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------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: $44.74

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160464

ISBN: 1552977315

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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: $19.14

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

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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: $14.02

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

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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: $14.02

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

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------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: $10.18

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151694

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------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: $29.38

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

ISBN: 0968173012

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 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: $25.54

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

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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: $17.86

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155237

ISBN: 1550461273

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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: $14.02

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

ISBN: 1550460722

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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: $12.74

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

ISBN: 1550461273

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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

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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: $12.74

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

ISBN: 0802025633

Condition: Good (see description)


----------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

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: $12.74

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145869

ISBN: 0802025633

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy with light wear, bookplate on verso of front cover, 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, properti... View more info

CORNERSTONES: Rural Churches in Southern Ontario (includes: Niagara-on-the-Lake; Simcoe; Port Ryerse; Brantford; Mitchell; Shakespeare; New Hamburg; Acton; Uxbridge; Magnetawan; Pickering; Whitby; Brighton; Cavan; Shanty Bay; Woodbridge; Huntsville;etc)

By: Delhaise, John (text) (signed), Drawings By Catherine Delhaise (signed)

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151570

ISBN: 0919783791

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by both Delhaise's, unpaginated, about 100 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

America's Fighting Railroads: A World War II Pictorial History -by Don DeNevi ( Railways / Trains / WWII / Sante Fe / Union Pacific / Great Northern / Frisco Lines )

By: DeNevi, Don / Pictorial Histories Publishing Company

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Montana, Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 2008, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 2008

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150829

ISBN: 1575100010

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy with a slight ripple along lower edge of front panel, an unusual edition as the publisher has spelled DeNevi on the front cover as NeNevi although earlier printings did have the name spelled correctly, 142 pages, b&w photos, ---"This magnificent memoir is filled with photographs of various types of locomotives hauling military movements and wartime freight in the US, plus passenger trains turned troop carrie... View more info

Image for A Brief History of the Schools in Muskoka -by Gary Denniss (inc. Townships of Freeman, Gibson, Baxter, Medora, Wood,, Etc / Towns or Villages of Gravenhurst, Bala, Port Carling, Bracebridge, Huntsville, Port Sydney, Windermere, etc)( Ontario )

A Brief History of the Schools in Muskoka -by Gary Denniss (inc. Townships of Freeman, Gibson, Baxter, Medora, Wood,, Etc / Towns or Villages of Gravenhurst, Bala, Port Carling, Bracebridge, Huntsville, Port Sydney, Windermere, etc)( Ontario )

By: Denniss, Gary

Price: $38.34

Publisher: Ontario, Bracebridge, ON: Herald-Gazette Press, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163237

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 222 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED --GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info