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Image for ANCASTER:  The Albion of Upper Canada: A Tour of Historic Buildings / Town of Ancaster / Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee ( Hamilton Ontario related)( Homes / Houses / Buildings )(includes a Map )

ANCASTER: The Albion of Upper Canada: A Tour of Historic Buildings / Town of Ancaster / Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee ( Hamilton Ontario related)( Homes / Houses / Buildings )(includes a Map )

By: Town of Ancaster / Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee ; Nicholas Terpstra, Carolyn Hawley

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Ancaster, Ontario, Ancaster, ON: Town of Ancaster / Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161445

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.25w x 8.25h inches, a solid Very Good+ example, unpaginated (16 pages), b&w drawings, includes a guide map, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a generic image View more info

Image for ORANGEVILLE:  The Heart of Dufferin County -by Wayne Townsend -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local History )

ORANGEVILLE: The Heart of Dufferin County -by Wayne Townsend -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local History )

By: Townsend, Wayne (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Natural Heritage Books, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156117

ISBN: 1897045182

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy, tiny curl at lower front corner, a wee bit of very faint rubbing, small smudge on fore edge of text block, looks closer to new than not, a nice copy, signed by the author, 279 pages, b&w photos, ---"The Town of Orangeville has a colourful, exciting past – a history being documented in book form for the first time. From the early days of the Irish pioneers escaping the political problems of Ireland t... View more info

Image for BELFOUNTAIN:  Caves, Castles and Quarries in the Caledon Hills  (in Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the first Settler and Many Pioneers )( Ontario Local History )

BELFOUNTAIN: Caves, Castles and Quarries in the Caledon Hills (in Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the first Settler and Many Pioneers )( Ontario Local History )

By: Trimble, Berneice (signed) with Alma Corbett; Eve Laughlin; Agnes Lawr / The Belfountain Rockside Women's Institute

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Ontario, Belfountain, ON: The Belfountain Rockside Women's Institute, 1998, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163652

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine example, signed by the author, 160 pages, b&w photos, contents include: MAPS; CALEDON HILLS - Location and Indian occupation; THE FIRST SETTLERS - The MacDonalds, MacDonald Cemetery, Kirkwood, Gobson, Crichton, Pattullo, Foster, Baker, McLachlan; McLAREN CASTLE; GREAT EXCITEMENTS - The Rebe's Cave, The Gold Rush, Legend of the Devil's Pulpit, The First Birth, The First Death; ROCKSIDE PIONEERS - The Browns, Fr... View more info

Land of the Big Goose: A History of Wawa and the Michipicoten Area from 1622 to 1960 ( Ontario Local History )

By: Turcott, Agnes W , Postscript By Irene Dube

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Dryden, ON: Self Published / Printed By Alex Wilson Publications, no Date, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151020

Condition: Good (see description)


---------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, light wear, some age toning to covers, 128 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Michipicoten -Discovery and Progress under the French Regime; Alexander Henry's Years at the Michipicoten Post; Formation of the Nor'west Company and Rivalry in the Fur Trade; Sir George Simpson and his Bride Visit the M. Post; Life at the Posts in the 1800's; Boat Building, Mining Activity and the Trans-Canada Railway; ... View more info

Carlisle Beginnings ---by Dorothy Turcotte ( East Flamborough, ON / Ontario Local History / Pioneer Families )

By: Turcotte, Dorothy

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Campbellville, Ontario, Campbellville, ON: The Carlisle Book Club ( Ampersand Printing, Guelph, ON. ), 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159747

ISBN: 0969773013

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 111 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.. ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for LEGACY:  The Nelles Story: Pioneers, Loyalists, Founding Families -by Dorothy Turcotte -a Signed Copy ( Grimsby Ontario / Family History )

LEGACY: The Nelles Story: Pioneers, Loyalists, Founding Families -by Dorothy Turcotte -a Signed Copy ( Grimsby Ontario / Family History )

By: Turcotte, Dorothy (signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Grimsby, ontario, Grimsby, ON: Manor Books, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163615

ISBN: 0969773064

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


--------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, signed and dated by Turcotte, 192 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Gleanings from Grimsby  ( Ontario Local History )

Gleanings from Grimsby ( Ontario Local History )

By: Turcotte, Dorothy / Grimsby Historical Society

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Grimsby, Ontario, Grimsby, ON: Grimsby Historical Society, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144092

ISBN: 0969204515

Condition: Good (see description)


-------------trade paperback, a Good copy only with multiple spine and cover creases, still a solid copy, 177 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, contents include: How Did Grimsby Get Its name; Grimsby Murals; Famous G Connections; Where in the World is Maisemore?; Where to Dine / Stay in G; Burning Issues - Fires in G; G Auxiliary marine Rescue Unit ( GAMRU ); Place Polonaise; Dairies; Other Businesses; Grimsby Point; Cemeteries; Churches; Railway Stations ( Grassie / ... View more info

Image for Farewell Town of Streetsville: The Year Before Amalgamation -by Tom Urbaniak -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local History / Mississauga related)

Farewell Town of Streetsville: The Year Before Amalgamation -by Tom Urbaniak -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local History / Mississauga related)

By: Urbaniak, Tom (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Belleville, ON: Epic Press, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163644

ISBN: 1553063538

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------softcover, about 5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, signed and inscribed by the author "To B___ with sincerest best wishes, Tom Urbaniak December 2002", 257 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Catherine Bell Van Norman:  Her Diary 1850 / Burlington Historical Society ( Ontario local / Pioneer History )

Catherine Bell Van Norman: Her Diary 1850 / Burlington Historical Society ( Ontario local / Pioneer History )

By: Van Norman, Catherine Bell / Burlington Historical Society

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Burlington, ON., Burlington, ON: Burlington Historical Society, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160086

ISBN: 0969104006

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine copy, feels unread, 61 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Catherine Bell Van Norman:  Her Diary 1850 / Burlington Historical Society ( Ontario local / Pioneer History )

Catherine Bell Van Norman: Her Diary 1850 / Burlington Historical Society ( Ontario local / Pioneer History )

By: Van Norman, Catherine Bell / Burlington Historical Society

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Burlington, ON., Burlington, ON: Burlington Historical Society, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162239

ISBN: 0969104006

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine copy, former owner's name stamp, , 61 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for And the Swamp Flourished:  The Bittersweet Story of Holland Marsh -by Albert Vandermey ( Ontario Farming / Agricultural / Local History )( Dutch Canadians )

And the Swamp Flourished: The Bittersweet Story of Holland Marsh -by Albert Vandermey ( Ontario Farming / Agricultural / Local History )( Dutch Canadians )

By: VanderMey, Albert

Price: $43.49

Publisher: British Columbia, Surrey, BC: Vanderheide Publishing, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160749

ISBN: 1895815010

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, a wee bit of sunning to the spine, 146 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Grace and Speed - Paintings By Doug Dunford ( Muskoka, Ontario / Pleasure / Wooden / Speed Boats / Boating / Vacation - Cottage country )

Grace and Speed - Paintings By Doug Dunford ( Muskoka, Ontario / Pleasure / Wooden / Speed Boats / Boating / Vacation - Cottage country )

By: Wagner-Chazalon, Andrew and Doug Dunford

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Ontario, Bracebridge, ON.: Algonquin International, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147761

ISBN: 0978036204

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 10.25w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new ---111 pages, colour examples of Dunford's artwork throughout the book, contents include: A place Like No Other; Capturing the Artistry; Bert Minett - a craftsman's craftsman; Ditchburn -a name to reckon with; Fine Work from a Small Shop; The Ubiquitous canoe; Powered by Wind and Oar; The Romance of Steam; Drawing Rooms on the Water; At Home on Tondern Island; The F... View more info

Image for Grace and Speed - Paintings By Doug Dunford ( Muskoka, Ontario / Pleasure / Wooden / Speed Boats / Boating / Vacation - Cottage country )

Grace and Speed - Paintings By Doug Dunford ( Muskoka, Ontario / Pleasure / Wooden / Speed Boats / Boating / Vacation - Cottage country )

By: Wagner-Chazalon, Andrew and Doug Dunford

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Ontario, Bracebridge, ON.: Algonquin International, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160960

ISBN: 0978036204

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 10.25w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new ---111 pages, colour examples of Dunford's artwork throughout the book, contents include: A place Like No Other; Capturing the Artistry; Bert Minett - a craftsman's craftsman; Ditchburn -a name to reckon with; Fine Work from a Small Shop; The Ubiquitous canoe; Powered by Wind and Oar; The Romance of Steam; Drawing Rooms on the Water; At Home on Tondern Island; The F... View more info

The Hidden World of Huckleberry Rock: Our Muskoka Series ( Barrie / Ontario Cottage Country )

By: Wagner-Chazalon, Andrew with Bev McMullen

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Yellow Toadstool Press, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151888

ISBN: 0981060994

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 7.5 x 5.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gift inscription. 120 pages, stunning colour photos throughout, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Knight of Dundurn -by W S Wallace, Decorations By Thoreau MacDonald  ( Sir Allan Napier MacNab / Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

The Knight of Dundurn -by W S Wallace, Decorations By Thoreau MacDonald ( Sir Allan Napier MacNab / Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Wallace, W S, Foreword By W Kaye Lamb ( Sir Allan Napier MacNab related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Rous and Mann Press, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158840

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a couple of very small marks on the front board, no dustjacket as issued, decorations by Thoreau MacDonald, 22 pages, view of 19th century Hamilton as the endpapers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Saga of a City:  330 Years of Progress in Hamilton ( Ontario )

Saga of a City: 330 Years of Progress in Hamilton ( Ontario )

By: Watson, Milton, with a Foreword By Frank Perney

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Hamilton Spectator, 1947, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing: 1947

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145173

Condition: Good (see description)


---------trade paperback, a solid Good copy, 130 pages + index, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Hamilton:  An Illustrated History:  The History of Canadian Cities

Hamilton: An Illustrated History: The History of Canadian Cities

By: Weaver, John C, Foreword By Alan F J Artibise

Price: $20.45

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer & Company / National Museum of Man / National Museums of Canada, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163754

ISBN: 0888625936

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacke, small patches of glue residue on endpapers, , 224 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w, a pictorial history, contents include: Foreword; CHAPTER 1: Hamilton, Upper Canada, a Frontier Town ---CHAPTER 2: Hamilton, Canada West, from Lakeport to Railway City ---CHAPTER 3: Hamilton, Ontario, the Industrial City Triumphant ---CHAPTER 4: Hamilton Canada, International Forces in a local Setting ---CHAPTER 5: Hamilto... View more info

Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario

By: Weber, Eldon (ed.) / Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series,

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series 1991 / 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152722

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy,28 pages, b&w photos, a history of the society, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

MORE Pioneer Hamlets of York / Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 9 ( Almira; Armadale; Carrville; Cashel; Concord; Gormley; Headford; Kleinburg; Mount Joy; Dickson Hill; Pine Grove; Teston; OntarIo )

By: Weber, Eldon; Lorne R Smith; ( Andrew Snider; Russell Cooper; Cam Snider; Miriam Snider Petrie; Paul Burkholder -YORK Chapter ) / Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 9

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 9, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152718

ISBN: 0920038018

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Very Good copy, ink name and address, 207 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Hamlet of Almira; Altona; Armadale; A Review of Pioneer Life in Ontario at Black Creek Pioneer Village; Carrville; Cashel; Ontario's Bicentennial Symbol; Cober Dunkard Church; Colty Corners # 11, a study of a rural schoolhouse; Concord; Dickson Hill; Edgeley Mennonite Church; Gormley; Headford; Hope; Humber Trail; Kleinburg; Markham Distr... View more info

Image for Settling the Hills:  Historical Reflections - Caledon east and District / Caledon East and District Historical Society ( Ontario Local History )

Settling the Hills: Historical Reflections - Caledon east and District / Caledon East and District Historical Society ( Ontario Local History )

By: Weber, Ken (ed.) / Caledon East and District Historical Society

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Eastendbooks / Caledon East and District Historical Society, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147592

ISBN: 1896973221

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy, 214 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; Early Settlers; Farm Life; Business and Commerce; Inns and Taverns; Doctors and veterinarians; Schools of Our Past; Churches and Cemeteries; Sports and Entertainment; Transportation; Caledon Trailway; Fire Department; Local Government; Community Spirit; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info