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Image for IMPRESSIONS:  Stories of the Nation's Printer - Early Years to 1900 / Produced for the Occasion of the Centennial of the Queen's Printer for Canada  (includes a history for the HANSARD Service )

IMPRESSIONS: Stories of the Nation's Printer - Early Years to 1900 / Produced for the Occasion of the Centennial of the Queen's Printer for Canada (includes a history for the HANSARD Service )

By: Aach, Hana K / Produced for the Occasion of the Centennial of the Queen's Printer for Canada (the Printing Bureau ), Message By Norman Manchevsky

Price: $22.54

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Canadian Government Publishing Centre, siupply and Services Canada, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142857


----------large (quarto) softcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy with minimal signs of use, usual library marks and stamps, 178 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: Introduction, Printing for the nation --- Printers and Politicians; Printing the HANSARD ---By Commission - Early Government Printers; The Queen's Printer, most expensive luxury about the Capital?; The Peripatetic print shop; From Independent Printer to Civil Servant --- UNDER CONTRACT - Partial Re... View more info

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The History of Fort St Joseph -a Signed Copy ( Ft St Joseph Island, Lake Huron / Sault Ste Marie Area / Ontario / War of 1812 History )

By: Abbott, John, with Graeme S Mount (signed) and Michael J Mulloy

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Dundurn Group, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154416


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy, looks close to new but there is a bit of rubbing to the edges, signed by Mount, 192 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---" In early 1812, as the British and the Americans were on the brink of war in North America, Fort St. Joseph was not thought to be of much importance to the British cause. It was disregarded as a useless, poorly located post. But when war was declared, the garrison at Fort St. Jo... View more info

A Canadian Indian Bibliography, 1960 - 1970 / University of Toronto Press - UTP

By: Abler, Thomas S (author's copy); Douglas E Sanders; Sally M Weaver / University of Toronto Press - UTP

Price: $39.83

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press - UTP, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157689


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a chipped and torn but generally intact attractive Good dustjacket, this was Abler's own copy as he has penned his name and Dept. of Anthropology on the front blank endpaper, as well there is a UTP review slip on the verso of the front board which has been designated Other (author), 732 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Welland Canal Company:  A Study in Canadian Enterprise

The Welland Canal Company: A Study in Canadian Enterprise

By: Aitken, Hugh G J

Price: $22.54

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON.: Canadian Canal Society (reprints the 1954 Harvard University Press 1st Edition ), 1997, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149868


---------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy but there is a small nick at lower spine tip so a Very Good+ copy, 178 pages, contents include: Preface; Upper Canada: The Inland Province; Promotion; Construction; Finance; Entrepreneurshp; Appendix; Notes; Index; Tables; Maps; Charts, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for History of St Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B. - 150 Years in Two Sections (inc. 1827 - 1947 /and/ 1947 - 1977 ) ( NB / New Brunswick Local - Church History )

History of St Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B. - 150 Years in Two Sections (inc. 1827 - 1947 /and/ 1947 - 1977 ) ( NB / New Brunswick Local - Church History )

By: Aiton, Grace; James M Thomson; Anne Mills; Mrs Winnifred Conrad Thomson; Preface By Rev. Ray Hagerman and Reverend H E Campbell

Price: $33.18

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Brunswick: St Paul's United Church ( Printed By Maritime Publishing, Sussex, New Brunswick ), 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159494


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing, small address label and gift inscription on verso of front cover, 111 pages, b&w photos, this edition reprints the 1949 history by Aiton and adds the next 30 years of church doings in section 2, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for For Home and Country:  The Centennial History of the Women's Institutes in Ontario  ( WI / W.I. )

For Home and Country: The Centennial History of the Women's Institutes in Ontario ( WI / W.I. )

By: Ambrose, Linda M ( The Women's Institute related)

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON / Guelph, Ontario: Boston Mills Press / Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161213


----------large oblong (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, --- 256 pages, packed with b&w photographs many of which are vintage material, contents include: Foreword; Organizing Women - The Early Founders to 1904; Branching Out - Years of Growth, 1904 - 1914; Knitting Together - War Work, 1914 to 1918; Instituting Changes - Federation and Reform, 1919 to 1929; Supporting Roles - Welfare and Education, 1930 to 1939; Serving the Country - At War... View more info

Image for For Home and Country:  The Centennial History of the Women's Institutes in Ontario -a Signed Copy ( WI / W.I. )

For Home and Country: The Centennial History of the Women's Institutes in Ontario -a Signed Copy ( WI / W.I. )

By: Ambrose, Linda M (signed)

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON / Guelph, Ontario: Boston Mills Press / Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 141422


----------large oblong (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by AMBROSE, 256 pages, packed with b&w photographs many of which are vintage material, contents include: Foreword; Organizing Women - The Early Founders to 1904; Branching Out - Years of Growth, 1904 - 1914; Knitting Together - War Work, 1914 to 1918; Instituting Changes - Federation and Reform, 1919 to 1929; Supporting Roles - Welfare and Education, 1930 to 1939;... View more info

Image for The Life Writings of Mary Baker McQuesten: Victorian Matriarch -by Mary J Anderson -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario / Whitehern )

The Life Writings of Mary Baker McQuesten: Victorian Matriarch -by Mary J Anderson -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario / Whitehern )

By: Anderson, Mary J (signed)( Mary Baker McQuesten )

Price: $59.78

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press (WLUP ), 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 158839


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Very Good+ to Near Fine copy, some faint small stains on the fore edge of the text block, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a small patch of chipping along the front flap fold, signed and inscribed "To S_____ L_____ from Mary Anderson, Phd.", 337 pages, ---" How did a privileged Victorian matron, newly widowed and newly impoverished, manage to raise and educate her six young children and restore her family to s... View more info

Image for Metis Outpost:  Memoirs of the First Schoolmaster at the Metis Settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923 - 1925 ( School Master / B.C. / British Columbia )

Metis Outpost: Memoirs of the First Schoolmaster at the Metis Settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923 - 1925 ( School Master / B.C. / British Columbia )

By: Andrews, Gerry; Foreword By W Kaye Lamb

Price: $26.53

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Gerry Andrews, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158726


-----------softcover, about 8.25 x 10.75 inches, a near Fine copy, 340 pages, b&w photos and maps, ---contents include: Foreword by Dr. W. Kaye Lamb; Author's Preface;.; The First Kelly Lake School Year: 1923-1924; Packers' Progress Through Pine Pass: 1924; The Second Kelly Lake School Year: 1924-1925; To Jasper and Beyond with Packhorses: 1925; Epilogue. Appendices: References for Selected ldentities;. The John Bennett Tragedy; Archival Material; Genealogies; Cree C... View more info

Shipwreck at St Pierre: Tragedy and Heroism in Sail and Steam ( Saint Pierre / Miquelon )

By: Andrieux, J P ( Jean-Pierre )

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Ontario, Lincoln, Ontario: W F Rannie, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152721


----------trade paperback, a solid Very Good copy, short tear at lower spine tip, 144 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Champlain  ( biography explorer Samuel de Champlain New France / Canada )

Champlain ( biography explorer Samuel de Champlain New France / Canada )

By: Armstrong, Joe C W

Price: $19.88

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154901


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 318 pages, b&w maps and illustrations, chapter headings are: Part 1: The VOYAGES, 1598 - 1916 - Phase One: The Background: 1567-1602 ( New France and the France of Champlain ; A Soldier of Fortune; Early Voyages to Spain, the West Indies and Central America )--- Phase Two: The First Voyage To North America: 1603 (The St Lawrence, river of dreams and the Grand Alliance )--- Phase Three: Voyages To Acadia: 1... View more info

Image for IRON: Cast & Wrought Iron in Canada from the 17th Century to the Present ( Introduction to Iron, Its Preparation, Forming, Application and Decorative properties and Uses )( Wroughtiron )( Photo Essay on The Pump House in Hamilton, Ontario )( Seventeenth )

IRON: Cast & Wrought Iron in Canada from the 17th Century to the Present ( Introduction to Iron, Its Preparation, Forming, Application and Decorative properties and Uses )( Wroughtiron )( Photo Essay on The Pump House in Hamilton, Ontario )( Seventeenth )

By: Arthur, Eric and Thomas Ritchie

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161466


----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine example in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of light tip wear and a very short closed tear on rear panel, a wee bit of foxing to endpapers, 242 pages, b&w photos, -----contents include: Technology of iron; Development of the canadian iron and steel industry; The hammer and the anvil: wrought iron; The engineer and the ironmaster: cast and rolled iron; Fences, railings and palings, grilles and gratings, hinges an... View more info

Image for Pioneer Policing in Southern Alberta:  Deane of the Mounties, 1888 - 1914 -Edited By William M Baker ( NWMP / N.W.M.P. / North West Mounted Police )

Pioneer Policing in Southern Alberta: Deane of the Mounties, 1888 - 1914 -Edited By William M Baker ( NWMP / N.W.M.P. / North West Mounted Police )

By: Baker, William M (editor) ( Richard Burton Deane / NWMP / North West Mounted Police )

Price: $19.88

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: Historical Society of Alberta, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157434


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, xv + 269 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Long Trail: The Story of a Pioneer Family ( Alberta Frontier History / Freeland family )

By: Baldwin, Beulah

Price: $10.57

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Edmonton, AB: NeWest Publishers, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151529


-------------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy, 230 pages, b&w photos, This biographical account of the lives of the Freelands by their daughter begins with their 1913 winter trek to the hinterlands of Peace River from Edmonton to purchase a hotel sight unseen, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Everything for the Roadmaker:  Illustrated History, 1875 - 1945 -by William Barlow (signed) and Rhea Hamilton Seeger ( Road Maker )( Road Design and Construction )( Dominion Road Machinery Company )( Canada / Canadian )

Everything for the Roadmaker: Illustrated History, 1875 - 1945 -by William Barlow (signed) and Rhea Hamilton Seeger ( Road Maker )( Road Design and Construction )( Dominion Road Machinery Company )( Canada / Canadian )

By: Barlow, William (signed) with Rhea Hamilton Seeger

Price: $23.87

Publisher: Ontario, Auburn, Ontario: Possibilities, 1995, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153622


----------softcover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy with just a wee bit of light rubbing, 158 pages, b&w photos, ---Everything for the RoadMaker takes the reader from the newly cut trails of Upper Canada to the laying of bitumen (asphalt) on built-up gravel roads. What started out as a description of what people wanted - good roads - evolved from a concept to a political movement and the trade name for the manufacturer of the very equipment needed to produce goo... View more info

Image for More Moose Jaw Musings --- a Signed Copy ( Saskatchewan related)

More Moose Jaw Musings --- a Signed Copy ( Saskatchewan related)

By: Barnholden, Earl (signed)

Price: $15.89

Publisher: Canada, No Place ( Likely Moose Jaw, Sasktchewan ): Self Published, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 146359


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by the author, 120 pages, b&w photos throughout, Sasketchewan memories and musings, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Days of Victory:  Canadians Remember:  1939 - 1945 -a signed copy

Days of Victory: Canadians Remember: 1939 - 1945 -a signed copy

By: Barris, Ted and Alex Barris (signed by both), with an Introduction By Knowlton Nash ( Endpaper Art By Fran Downie )

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147545


-----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by Ted, signed by Alex Barris, 304 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, more than 300 Canadians tell their own story of WWII ---woven into a compelling narrative of the Canadian wartime experience, contributors include Scott Young and Matthew Halton and reminiscences of Wayne & Shuster and the crew of Meet the Navy, ---"n the spring of '45, peace was in the air, in Canada and in Europe. W... View more info

Image for Days of Victory:  Canadians Remember:  1939 - 1945  - a signed Copy

Days of Victory: Canadians Remember: 1939 - 1945 - a signed Copy

By: Barris, Ted and Alex Barris (signed), with an Introduction By Knowlton Nash ( Endpaper Art By Fran Downie )

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145308


----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Alex Barris on a slip of paper which has been taped to the dedication page, remnants of a small address label on dedication page, 304 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, more than 300 Canadians tell their own story of WWII ---woven into a compelling narrative of the Canadian wartime experience, contributors include Scott Young and Matthew Halton and reminiscences of Wayne & Shuster and the crew of Meet ... View more info

Image for King's Cove Head:  The Light Tower -a Way of Life ( Lighthouse - Light House Keeper / Newfoundland  )

King's Cove Head: The Light Tower -a Way of Life ( Lighthouse - Light House Keeper / Newfoundland )

By: Bath, Linda Hayley

Price: $13.29

Publisher: Newfoundland, Plate Cove East, Bonavista Bay, NL: Bonavista South Regional Development Association Fishtales 1, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 139548


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine unread copy, 68 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; Newfoundland Lighthouses; King's Cove; King's Cove Head; The Batterton's of King's Cove; Other Lightkeepers; Conclusion; Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Around the World in Sixty ( 60 ) Days and Cruising on the Yacht Kallisto

By: Bayne, H D, with W W Near

Price: $19.88

Publisher: Canada, Canada: W W Near, No Date ( 1928 / 1929 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153207


-----------hardcover, a Very Good copy, light wear, small blue scribble on front board, 45 pages, b&w photos throughout, some looseness in the binding, W W Near was the financier behind this world cruise, map endpapers show where the travellers stopped, locations include: New York, Gibraltar; Port Said, Suez, Aden, Ceylon, Singapore, Kutching Sarawak; Kaput; Bulaling Bali; Soembawa Island; Soerbaya Java; Batavia, Bangkok Siam, Penang, Sabang Sumatra, Seychelles Islands,... View more info