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The History of Dundurn Castle and Sir Allan MacNab, Hamilton Ontario, Sketches By George S Bell ( Ontario )

By: Bailey, T. Melville ( " Mel " Thomas )

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Published By the Authority of the Board of Park Management, Hamilton Ontario, 1971, 1st New Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161319

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6w x 8.5h inches, a solid Very Good+ example,a bit of light rubbing, 38 pages, illustrated in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Hamilton Famous & Fascinating: Two Centuries of a Colourful City ( Colorful )( 2 / 200 Years )( Ontario Local History )

By: Bailey, T. Melville ( " Mel " Thomas ) and Carter, C.A. ( Charles Ambrose )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Griffin, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161314

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a solid Very Good+ example, small chip on rear panel, 72 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Laird of Dundurn ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: W.L. Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147106

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------soft cover, stapled pamphlet, Very Good+, 40 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w with photos and drawings, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Laird of Dundurn ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: W.L. Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147788

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------soft cover, stapled pamphlet, Very Good+, 40 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w with photos and drawings, small ink initials on front cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Pillars, Pulpits and Pews: A History of St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario - 1794 - 1994 ---by T Melville Bailey -a Signed Copy

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville ( T M ) (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.: St Andrew's Church / Eagle Press 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148558

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, crease along spine on front cover, signed by Bailey, 196 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 Armoury on Lake Street, St Catharines: A Paper Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel C R Baker / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armory ( Ontario Local History )

The Armoury on Lake Street, St Catharines: A Paper Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel C R Baker / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armory ( Ontario Local History )

By: Baker, Lieutenant-Colonel C R / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armoury

Price: $32.93

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Historical Society of St Catharines Ontario, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157074

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, 57 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

London Street Names: An Illustrated Guide ( Ontario Local History )

By: Baker, Michael with Hilary Bates Neary

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Company, 2003, Firefly Books, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printings: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149260

ISBN: 1550288024

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy, 120 pages, b&w and colour photos, arranged alphabetically so an easy-to-use reference guide to street names and their origins, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Boat Builders of Hamilton ( From the Mid 1800s to Present )( Hamilton, Ontario / Thomas W Jutten; Henry L Bastien; Henry Askew; William Johnson; Robertson Brothers; Zealand's Yard; Ben Kerr; Whittaker, James Massie, The Thompson Weir, McKay Bros. etc)

By: Baldwin, Laura Edith

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New Liskeard, Ontario, New Liskeard, ON: White Mountain Publications, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing ( First Separate Publication ): 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156290

ISBN: 0969642318

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.25 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 55 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Introduction; Thomas W Jutten; Henry L Bastien; Henry Askew; William Johnson; Robertson Brothers; Zealand's Yard; Ben Kerr; Whittaker, James Massie, The Thompson Weir, McKay Bros.; Boat Clubs and races; Glossary, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Stouffville:  1877 to 1977 - A Pictorial History of a Prosperous Ontario Community -by Jean "Pipher" Barkey / Stouffville Historical Committee ( Ontario Local History )

Stouffville: 1877 to 1977 - A Pictorial History of a Prosperous Ontario Community -by Jean "Pipher" Barkey / Stouffville Historical Committee ( Ontario Local History )

By: Barkey, Jean ( Pipher ) / Stouffville ( Ontario ) Historical Committee

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Ontario, Stouffville, ON: Stouffville ( Ontario ) Historical Committee, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155204

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------large hardcover, about 9 x 12 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 205 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: Introduction - How it began when Abraham Stouffer came to Markham and Whitchurch Townships in 1804 --- Along Main Street - A guided tour of the old buildings still standing and nostalgic references to those that have long gone ---Politicians, Professionals and Personalities ---Organizations - Lodges, Boy Scouts, Eastern Star ---Around the House ---Calamities and Celebrations -Fires and train wrecks, runaway horses and floods ---Church... View more info

Gold in the Porcupine ( Timmins / Ontario Mining history)

By: Barnes, Michael

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Cobalt, Ontario, Cobalt, ON: Highway Book Shop, 1980, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1980

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149185

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, a solid Good copy, light wear and some soiling to pale cream card covers, ink name and date, 86 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, contents include: Prologue to the Porcupine; The Big Men from the Small Town; The Prospectors; The sad Story of Reuben D'Aigle; The Mine Finders; Early Production; Fire in the Porcupine; The Camp Grows; The Great Mines; Porcupine People; The Shy Philanthropist; What happened to them?; The Porcupine Story Continues; Afterward - The Song of the Porcupine; The Porcupine Song; More about the Porcupine, any image dire... View more info

Image for TIMMINS:  The Porcupine Country -by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining / Local History )

TIMMINS: The Porcupine Country -by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining / Local History )

By: Barnes, Michael (signed) / Boston Mills Press

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Erin / Toronto, Ontario, Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1995, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154095

ISBN: 1550460501

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------about 10.75 x 9.5 inches, hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed "Best Wishes Christmas '96 Michael Barnes", 144 pages, b&w photos, ---"This is the story of the winners and the losers in the scramble to find gold in Northern Ontario in the early 1900s. In these pages we meet Noah Timmins, who gambled with one fortune and made two others; Fred Schumacher, who always doubled his price if a deal didn't go through the first time; Roy Thomson, who use to gall and drive to turn debt and junk into a media empire; and Joe Hirshorn, who promised to develop ... View more info

Image for Fortunes in the Ground:  Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake ---by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining History / Gold and Silver Mines )

Fortunes in the Ground: Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake ---by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining History / Gold and Silver Mines )

By: Barnes, Michael (signed); Foreword By Gerald S Merrithew / Boston Mills Press

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON.: Boston Mills Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155329

ISBN: 091978352X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a near Fine dustjacket, small rub mark at upper front corner of jacket, signed and dated by the author, commemoration plate on half title page for the official opening of the Eastmaque Gold Mines Limited Kirkland Lake Tailings Project, Jume 1, 1988, 263 pages, b&w photos, ---contents include: Foreword; Introduction; SILVERTOWN - Proving a camp; The Boom is in the Air; Peak and Slow Down --- GOLD in the PORCUPINE - The sad Story of Reuben D'Aigle; The Mine Finders; Development and Disaster; Recovery and Surging Ahead; Steady P... View more info

KIRKLAND LAKE: On the Mile of Gold / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department / Photographs By Lynne Birnie and Eddie Duke ( Ontario Local History )

By: Barnes, Michael / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Ontario, Kirkland Lake, ON.: Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department, 1994 ( Produced By Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151574

ISBN: 1550461222

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------large hardcover, about 18.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, two gift inscriptions, gently bumped corners, 240 pages, b&w and colour photos throughout, contents include: Introduction; Making the Ground; Discovering the Northeast; Staking a Gold Camp; Slow Start; Progress and Development; Depression and Boom; Strike, War and after; Slowdown; Recovery; Recent years; The Good Life; Out for Business; The Mining game; Services; Touring Around; The Adams Mine Deal; Output from the Camp; The Kirkland Lake Song; Selected Bibliography, any image... View more info

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

By: Barrett, Harry B. (signed)

Price: $22.37

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

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

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", 240 pages, b&w photos -- 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 White Resident; John Troyer, the First Settler; Early Settlement; War of 1812 ...Growing Settlement: Th... View more info

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

By: Barrett, Harry B. (signed) (hardcover edition)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Don Mills ( Toronto ), Ontario, Don Mills ( Toronto ), ON: Burns & macEachern, 1990, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1990

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164660

ISBN: 0887168075

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


--------------hardcover, a Near Fine example, presentation inscription, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with some rubbing and curling to edges, short closed tears and some small nicks, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, signed by Barrett "Best wishes Harry B Barrett", 240 pages, b&w photos, 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 ... 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: $98.93

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: Riverside; Longwood; Mayfair ( Gentleman ); South Ekfrid; Sutherland; Macksville; Model Cemtre; Alliance / Taits Corner; Gl... 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: $19.73

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: $13.13

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; Fall; Uncertain Ending; Epilogue, Appendix --- A - A Counsel in the Common Pleas; B --- Sir Allan and the Laird of MacNab; C -... View more info

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

By: Beer, Donald R

Price: $19.73

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; Fall; Uncertain Ending; Epilogue, Appendix --- A - A Counsel in the Common Pleas; B --- Sir Allan and the Laird of MacNab; C -... 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: $52.73

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 Western Railway; Crisis; Railways and Politics; The Great Western Crisis; Premier; Fall; Uncertain Ending; Epilogue, Appendix --- A... View more info