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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


-----------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

Heritage Driving Tour of Wellesley Township ( Waterloo related / Ontario Local History )

By: Dick, Jerry and Michael Longo

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Wellesley Township Local Architectural Authority Committee, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149189


-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, 31 pages, b&w illustrations, light wear, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Pen and Pencil Sketches of Wentworth Landmarks, a Series of Articles Descriptive of Quaint Places and Interesting Localities in the Surrounding County (original 1897 Edition )

Pen and Pencil Sketches of Wentworth Landmarks, a Series of Articles Descriptive of Quaint Places and Interesting Localities in the Surrounding County (original 1897 Edition )

By: Dick-Lauder, Mrs.; Carr, Mrs.; Kernighan, R.K.; Wodell, J.E.; Stead, J.W.; McMonies, J.

Price: $31.94

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Spectator Printing, 1897, 1st edition, First Printing: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162243


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Fair only copy of this original 19th century edition, some chips and short tears to the fragile purple heavy paper covers, tape on the spine, this is the original 1897 edition and not the modern hardcover edition which is quite common --- 147 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: An Historic Village; Old Residences of Ancaster; The Leeming parsonage; St John's Church, Ancaster; Ancaster in the Victorian Era; The Old Re... View more info

Mississauga: The First 10,000 Years ( Ontario Local History / Toronto related )( 10000 / Ten Thousand )(still in shrinkwrap)

By: Dieterman, Frank A (ed.)

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Canada, Canada: EastEndBooks / East End Books, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149465


-----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11.25 inches, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, still in the original shrinkwrap so I am assuming that this is a 1st printing, clearly an unread copy, 300 pages, b&w as well as some colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Moments in History: Reflections of Halton's County Town, 1833 - 1864 ( Milton, Ontario Local History )

By: Dills, Jim (compiler) with Jack Charlton and Alex S Cooke / Halton Ontario

Price: $21.70

Publisher: Milton, Ontario, Milton, ON.: County Chronicles Press, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153187


----------large (oblong quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy, 106 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, laid into this copy is a 145th Milton anniversary bookmark, a collectioon of episodes from Milton / Halton history including: a cricket team loss; county fairs and shows, a public hanging; burials and deaths (hopefully the deaths came before the burials ! ); government activities; tragedies; Orange Lodge celebrations; Temperance Unions; women praising new washing machi... View more info

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BY DESIGN: The Role of the Engineer in the History of the Hamilton Burlington Area ( Ontario Local History )

By: Disher, J W (signed); E A W Smith / Hamilton Engineering Interface Inc. ( Ontario ), Foreword By Waldo A Wheten

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Hamilton Engineering Interface Inc., 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154945


-----------hardcover, about 12.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, 191 pages, colour and b&w photos, numbered # 389 of an undtermined number, signed by Disher, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Niagara Fruit Barns (inc. Grimsby, Stoney Creek; Beamsville; Cave Springs Conservation Area; Jordan Station; St Catharines; Queenston; St David's; Niagara-on-the-Lake; Vineland; Winona )( Ontario Local / Agricultural History )

Niagara Fruit Barns (inc. Grimsby, Stoney Creek; Beamsville; Cave Springs Conservation Area; Jordan Station; St Catharines; Queenston; St David's; Niagara-on-the-Lake; Vineland; Winona )( Ontario Local / Agricultural History )

By: Dobson, Michael; Edited By Morris Wolfe

Price: $19.14

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Stonehouse Publications, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157059


-----------softcover, about 11.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and a few small creases, unpaginated (about 50 pages), b&w illustrations, each location includes a brief description and history., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The First 150 Years:  A History of St John's Anglican Church, Burlington, Ontario 1835 - 1985 ( 1st One Hundred Fifty Years )

The First 150 Years: A History of St John's Anglican Church, Burlington, Ontario 1835 - 1985 ( 1st One Hundred Fifty Years )

By: Duke, Robert; Foreword By Rector David Hamid / St John's Anglican Church, Burlington, Ontario

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, No Place ( Burlington, ON ): No Publisher / St John's Anglican Church, No Date ( 1985 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157354


-----------softcover, about 8 x 5.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and a bit of edge wear, a nice copy, 49 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Canadian Niagara Power Company, One Hundred Years 1892 - 1992 ( Niagara Falls, Ontario )( 100 Years / Centennial History )

The Canadian Niagara Power Company, One Hundred Years 1892 - 1992 ( Niagara Falls, Ontario )( 100 Years / Centennial History )

By: Dumych, Daniel M / The Canadian Niagara Power Company

Price: $38.34

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Niagara Falls, ON.: The Canadian Niagara Power Company, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157143


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good copy with a wee bit of rippling and a very faint damp stain (and I do mean faint ), 54 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Wheels of Progress / The Dundas Historical Museum ( Ontario Industry / Industrial History) ( Local History / Hamilton related)

By: Dundas Historical Museum; Olive Newcombe, Curator (with: C L Bates; H T Ewart; Ray Connell; R B Curry; John E Farnan; Catharine Garwood-Jones; Mary Grafton; John M Southall

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Dundas, Ontario, Dundas, ON: The Dundas Historical Museum, 1980, 1st edition , First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151704


-----------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Very Good+ copy although this is an exlibrary copy, looks like it was never taken out, 60 pages, b&w photos, contents include: The Wheels of Progress; Our First Industrial Efforts; John Gartshore's Dundas Iron and Brass Foundry; The John Bertram and Sons Limited; Dundas Cotton Mills; The valley City manufacturing Company Limited; Jones Industries Ltd.; Thornton Woollen Mills; Grafton and Co. Ltd.; O and K Orenstein and Koppel... View more info

The Wheels of Progress / The Dundas Historical Museum ( Ontario Industry / Industrial History) ( Local History / Hamilton related)

By: Dundas Historical Museum; Olive Newcombe, Curator (with: C L Bates; H T Ewart; Ray Connell; R B Curry; John E Farnan; Catharine Garwood-Jones; Mary Grafton; John M Southall

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Dundas, Ontario, Dundas, ON: The Dundas Historical Museum, 1980, 1st edition , First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151706


-----------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Very Good+ copy although this is an exlibrary copy, looks like it was never taken out, 60 pages, b&w photos, contents include: The Wheels of Progress; Our First Industrial Efforts; John Gartshore's Dundas Iron and Brass Foundry; The John Bertram and Sons Limited; Dundas Cotton Mills; The valley City manufacturing Company Limited; Jones Industries Ltd.; Thornton Woollen Mills; Grafton and Co. Ltd.; O and K Orenstein and Koppel... View more info

Welcome to the --- Place of the White Rolling Sands -by David Michael Dupuis ( Penatanguishene / Ontario Local History )

By: Dupuis, David Michael

Price: $22.98

Publisher: Ontario, Penentanguishene, ON: David Michael Dupuis / Self Published, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161320


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 60 pages, illustrated in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Guide to the Grand River Canal / St Catharines Historical Museum , Publication No. 1 ( Welland Canal / W Hamilton Merritt related)

A Guide to the Grand River Canal / St Catharines Historical Museum , Publication No. 1 ( Welland Canal / W Hamilton Merritt related)

By: Duquemin, Colin K; Daniel J Glenney / St Catharines Historical Museum

Price: $21.70

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: St Catharines Historical Museum, 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145060


-----------softcover (about 8 x 11 inches), a Very good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, plastic spiral coil binding, 123 + viii pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface; Towards the Grand River; The Mouth of the GR - Sherbrooke, east side / Port maitland, west side; The Sherbrooke bank of the GR; The Stone Lock at Broad Creek; The New Cut from Broad Creek to the GR; Stromness - once Broad Creek; The Feeder canal from Broad Creek to Dunnville; Dunnville -a port on... View more info

Image for Postcards from the Past:  Windsor and the border Cities including Walkerville, Sandwich and Ford City, from the David L Newman Collection - Volume 1 ( One ) ( Post Cards / Essex County, Ontario / Local History )

Postcards from the Past: Windsor and the border Cities including Walkerville, Sandwich and Ford City, from the David L Newman Collection - Volume 1 ( One ) ( Post Cards / Essex County, Ontario / Local History )

By: Edwards, Chris; Elaine Weeks; Vanda O'Keefe; Chuck Rees ( David L Newman )

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, Windsor, ON: Walkerville Publishing, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153562


-----------hardcover, about 8.25 x 6.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 327 pages, b&w and colour postcards reproduced throughout, ---contents include: Downtown Windsor; Walkerville; Sandwich; Ford City; Ferry Hill; Public Places; Lost Buildings; Crossing the Border; Faces in the Crowd; Bird's Eye View, ---"By 1913, it is estimated that almost one billion postcards were mailed in the U.S. alone. Cheap and reliable, these missives wer... View more info

Image for Postcards from the Past:  Windsor and the border Cities including Walkerville, Sandwich and Ford City, from the David L Newman Collection - Volume 1 ( One ) ( Post Cards / Essex County, Ontario / Local History )

Postcards from the Past: Windsor and the border Cities including Walkerville, Sandwich and Ford City, from the David L Newman Collection - Volume 1 ( One ) ( Post Cards / Essex County, Ontario / Local History )

By: Edwards, Chris; Elaine Weeks; Vanda O'Keefe; Chuck Rees ( David L Newman )

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, Windsor, ON: Walkerville Publishing, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161238


-----------hardcover, about 8.25 x 6.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 327 pages, b&w and colour postcards reproduced throughout, ---contents include: Downtown Windsor; Walkerville; Sandwich; Ford City; Ferry Hill; Public Places; Lost Buildings; Crossing the Border; Faces in the Crowd; Bird's Eye View, ---"By 1913, it is estimated that almost one billion postcards were mailed in the U.S. alone. Cheap and reliable, these missives wer... View more info

Newton Robinson: A History of the United Church and the Community, 1841 - 1977 ( Bradford, East Gwillumbury Area / Ontario Local / Church History )

By: Ellis, Bernice Merrick / Newton Robinson United Church

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Ontario, Bond Head, ON.: Newton Robinson United Church, 1977, (printed By Simcoe-York Printing and Publishing, Beeton, Ontario ), First Edition, 1st Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155363


------------softcover, about 6 x 8.5 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear, a bit of age toning/darkening to covers, 36 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

From Pathway to Skyway Revisited: The story of Burlington --- a Revised Edition ( History of Burlington, Ontario )

By: Emery Machan, Claire: Barbara Ford

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, Burlington, ON: Burlington Historical Society, 1997, 1st Revised edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152372


-----------trade paperback, Near Fine, unread, slight short crease on first few pages, 341 pages, contents include: contents include: Before the White Man; Joseph Brant - the Greatest Freeholder; Brant Park; The Beach; A World of Ships; County Governement; Politics - federal and Provincial; Nelson Township Council; Local Autonomy; War of 1812; Impact of Two world Wars; Kilbride; Cumminsville Dakota; Lowville; Zimmerman; Along Dundas Street - nelson to Tansley; Appleby ... View more info

Image for From Pathway to Skyway: A History of Burlington / Burlington Centennial Committee ---signed By Claire Emery and Barbara Ford   ( Ontario Local History )

From Pathway to Skyway: A History of Burlington / Burlington Centennial Committee ---signed By Claire Emery and Barbara Ford ( Ontario Local History )

By: Emery, Claire; Barbara Ford (signed by both) / Burlington Centennial Committee

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, Burlington, ON: Confederation Centennial Committee of Burlington, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148937


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, signed by Emery and Ford, ink name, 252 pages, contents include: Before the White Man; Joseph Brant - the Greatest Freeholder; Brant Park; The Beach; A World of Ships; County Governement; Politics - federal and Provincial; Nelson Township Council; Local Autonomy; War of 1812; Impact of Two world Wars; Kilbride; Cumminsville Dakota; Lowville; Zimmerman; Along Dundas Street - ... View more info

From Pathway to Skyway: A History of Burlington / Burlington Centennial Committee ( Ontario Local History )

By: Emery, Claire; Barbara Ford / Burlington Centennial Committee

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, Burlington, ON: Confederation Centennial Committee of Burlington, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149165


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears,tape on spine, ink name, 252 pages, contents include: Before the White Man; Joseph Brant - the Greatest Freeholder; Brant Park; The Beach; A World of Ships; County Governement; Politics - federal and Provincial; Nelson Township Council; Local Autonomy; War of 1812; Impact of Two world Wars; Kilbride; Cumminsville Dakota; Lowville; Zimmerman; Along Dundas Street - nelson to Ta... View more info

The Prints of Burlington: A Photographic View of Yesteryear --with Memories of Burlington: A Nostalgic View of Another Era ---TWO VOLUMES ( Ontario )

By: Evans, Gary

Price: $22.98

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, Burlington, ON: North Shore Publishing, 2005 / 2004,1st Edition, 3rd and First Printings: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155504


---------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), oblong softcover, about 10.5 x 8 inches, both are Near Fine copies, gift inscription, illustrated with b&w photos, 103 pages in each, some of the images include: Brant Street; The Roxy Theatre; Miss Canada; the Brant Inn; Sky Club; Spencer Smith Park; Roller Coaster; Bath House; aldershot Corners; Guelph Line Cloverleaf; Freeman Station, etc, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///N... View more info