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Image for NIAGARA ESCARPMENT: A Photographic Journey from Niagara Falls to Tobermory ( Ontario Photography )( Landscape /inc. Hamilton; Dundas Valley; Halton; Caledon Hills; Dufferin Hills / Nottawasaga Highlands; Georgian Bay / Grey County; Bruce Peninsula )

NIAGARA ESCARPMENT: A Photographic Journey from Niagara Falls to Tobermory ( Ontario Photography )( Landscape /inc. Hamilton; Dundas Valley; Halton; Caledon Hills; Dufferin Hills / Nottawasaga Highlands; Georgian Bay / Grey County; Bruce Peninsula )

By: Bell, Sandy; Vic MacBourne; John MacRae

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Company, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154770

ISBN: 1550289349

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 12.5 x 10.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks close to new, ink gift inscription on front blank endpaper, 128 pages, packed with colour photos of the escarpment from end to end, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Spike Bell:  Memoirs of a Border City - Windsor and Essex County -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local / Photo History )

Spike Bell: Memoirs of a Border City - Windsor and Essex County -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local / Photo History )

By: Bell, Spike (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Tecumseh, Ontario, Tecumseh, ON: Spike Bell Master of Photography ( Printed By Everbest Printing Co. Ltd., Ms Doris Chung, Toronto, ON. ), 2009, 1st edition , First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154647

ISBN: 0969367732

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 112.25 x 12.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ to Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by SPIKE BELL, unpaginated -216 pages, packed with colour and b&w photos, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Three Pennsylvania German Pioneer Homesteads in Ontario: The Families and Their Way of Life, Volume 10, 1986 / The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario (includes: Tribute to G E Reaman; Baker / Culp / Shantz Families ) ( 3 )

By: Bergey, Lorna L; Albert I Hunsberger / The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario ( G Elmore Reaman related)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150686

ISBN: 0920038085

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, # 1396 of a limited edition, 80 pages, colour and b&w photos, contents include: The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society of Ontario - A Tribute to Dr G E Reaman, founder; The Pennsylvania German Settlers in Ontario; Baker Family Homestead in Vaughan Township; Culp Family Homestead in Clinton Township; Shants Family Homestead in Wilmot Township; Folklife and Folklore of PG's in Ontario, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Thomas Baker McQuesten - Public Works, Politics and Imagination -by John C Best -a Signed Copy ( Whitehern / Hamilton, Ontario history)

Thomas Baker McQuesten - Public Works, Politics and Imagination -by John C Best -a Signed Copy ( Whitehern / Hamilton, Ontario history)

By: Best, John C (signed)( Thomas Baker McQuesten related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Corinth Press, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151604

ISBN: 096956130X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by Best, 224 pages, b&w photos, ---McQ's positions included: City Alderman for Ward 2, Hamilton (1913-1920) -- Chairman of special gas committee, fought for municipal ownership of Hamilton gas distribution systems -- President of Hamilton Liberal Association (1921-1923) -- Management Committee of the Liberal Party in Ottawa (1925) -- Vice-President of the Ontario Liberal Association (1930 or 1931)-- President of the Ontario Liberal Association (1932 or 1933-43)-- Member of Provincial Pa... View more info

Image for Norma Bidwell:  Lifelines & Deadlines ---by Norma Bidwell ---a Signed Copy ( hamilton Spectator related)

Norma Bidwell: Lifelines & Deadlines ---by Norma Bidwell ---a Signed Copy ( hamilton Spectator related)

By: Bidwell, Norma (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, Burlington, ON: North Shore Publishing, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146080

ISBN: 1896899196

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 136 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, signed on the title page by Bidwell with inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Guelph and Wellington County: A Bibliography of Settlement and Development Since 1880 ( Ontario Local History Reference )

Guelph and Wellington County: A Bibliography of Settlement and Development Since 1880 ( Ontario Local History Reference )

By: Bloomfield, Elizabeth (signed); with Gilbert A Stetler, and Jane Turner, Joe Gabriel, Patricia Abbott, John Warecki / University of Guelph

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Guelph, Ontario, Guelph, ON: Guelph Regional Project / University of Guelph, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163423

ISBN: 0889551332

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 8.25w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, with some light rubbing and flaking to the front and rear cover pastedown illustrations, , ink initials on front blank endpaper, 329 pages, signed and inscribed by Bloomfield "To F___ with best wishes, from Elizabeth Bloomfield", 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 The Art of Industry: 50 Years of Photography -by Tom Bochsler ( Fifty )( Hamilton, Ontario related)( Industrial / Labour Photographs )

The Art of Industry: 50 Years of Photography -by Tom Bochsler ( Fifty )( Hamilton, Ontario related)( Industrial / Labour Photographs )

By: Bochsler, Tom (text and photography); Edited By Mark Zelinski; Foreword By Lincoln M Alexander

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: From the Heart Publishers., 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164130

ISBN: 0968587976

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


---------hardcover, about 12w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine / Fine example, looks new, 192 pages, colour and b&w photos throughout, while not specifically devoted to Hamilton many of these industrial photos are from Hamilton locations as well as other Ontario sites, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Sudbury:  Street Names of Downtown -a Historical Directory / Noms De Rue Centre-Ville - Un Repertoire Historique ( Ontario )

Sudbury: Street Names of Downtown -a Historical Directory / Noms De Rue Centre-Ville - Un Repertoire Historique ( Ontario )

By: Bonin, Lionel with Gwenda Hallsworth and Ronald Henry / Scrivener Press

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Ontario, Sudbury, ON: Your Scrivener Press, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146406

ISBN: 1896350054

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------oversized ( quarto) softcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, 100 pages, b&w photos, vignette illustrations by Oryst Sawchuk, lists current and former street names, in French and English, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for ANCASTER - A Pictorial History, Volume 1 - Early Ancaster in Black and White ( B&W Photographs / Photographic History )( Hamilton, ON related )( Ontario local History Inc. Carluke; Copetown; Alberton; Lynden; Westdale; West Hamilton; Radial Line; etc )

ANCASTER - A Pictorial History, Volume 1 - Early Ancaster in Black and White ( B&W Photographs / Photographic History )( Hamilton, ON related )( Ontario local History Inc. Carluke; Copetown; Alberton; Lynden; Westdale; West Hamilton; Radial Line; etc )

By: Bowes, Arthur (ed.) / Ancaster Township Historical Society ( Dr C E Walker; Jean Morwick; Shirley Cranston; Marg Johnson; Hilda Grimwood; Harold Lampman; Jim Green; David Jardine

Price: $46.13

Publisher: England, Ancaster, ON: Ancaster Township Historical Society, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163519

ISBN: 0969942648

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 12w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, no dustjacket as issued, 134 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; Village Area by Walker; RURAL ANCASTER - Intro; Alberton by Morwick; Book Rd, Trinity, Southcote by Cranston; Carluke by Johnson; Copetown by Grimwood; Duff's Corners / Shaver Settlement by Cranston; Governor's Rd ( Cootes ) by Lampman; Jerseyville by Morwick; Jerseyville Baptist by Morwick; Lynden by Grimwood; Methodist Row by Cranston; Mineral Springs by Green; Renforth by Green; Summit / Zion Hill by Grimwood ---FORGOTTEN ANCASTER -... View more info

LOCAL LIBRARY, GLOBAL PASSPORT: The Evolution of a Carnegie Library -by J Patrick Boyer ( Bracebridge, Ontario History )

By: Boyer, J Patrick; with Dr Vartan Gregorian; Foreword By Adrienne Clarkson

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Blue Butterfly Book Publishing, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155634

ISBN: 0978498224

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 362 pages, b&w photos, ---"A local library, passport to a larger world for its individual patrons, is also a democratic institution whose contribution to the strength of a community is out of all proportion to its size or membership. Several thousand Carnegie libraries were built a century ago when Andrew Carnegie, who had risen from poverty to become the richest man in the world vowed to donate all his money before he died and set about giving millions of people around the world the same gift of reading he had with access to... View more info

Image for Illustrated London, Ontario Canada:  City of London, Ontario Canada, The Pioneer Period and The London of To-Day / Facsimile of the London Printing & Lithographing Company Edition of 1900 ( Fold-Out Map of 1897 Map Intact [also facsimile])

Illustrated London, Ontario Canada: City of London, Ontario Canada, The Pioneer Period and The London of To-Day / Facsimile of the London Printing & Lithographing Company Edition of 1900 ( Fold-Out Map of 1897 Map Intact [also facsimile])

By: Bremner, Archie ( Facsimile of the London Printing & Lithographing Company Edition of 1900 )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: London, Ontario, London, ON: The London Public Library Board, 1967 ( Facsimile of the London Printing & Lithographing Company Edition of 1900 ), 2nd Edition Overall, 1st Facsimile Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164512

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, red cloth with gilt lettering, a Near Fine example, front blank endpaper has been removed, small booksellers label on verso of front cover ( Robert Holmes Bookseller from London Ontario ), no dustjacket as issued, 178 + 2 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, fold-out map of 1897 Southern Ontario is intact, lots oh historical photos, street plans, important people, etc, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Story of Aldershot:  A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

The Story of Aldershot: A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

By: Broadus, Edwin

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Burlington, ON.): No Publisher / Edwin Broadus (?), NO DATE - 2008, 1st edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147820

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 12 pages, colour and 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 The Story of Aldershot:  A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

The Story of Aldershot: A Special Place with a Special History ( Burlington, Ontario Local History )

By: Broadus, Edwin

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Burlington, ON.): No Publisher / Edwin Broadus (?), NO DATE - 2008, 1st edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162397

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 12 pages, colour and 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 Once Upon a Little Town --- Grimsby, 1876 to 1976:  Grimsby Historical Society  ( Ontario Local History )

Once Upon a Little Town --- Grimsby, 1876 to 1976: Grimsby Historical Society ( Ontario Local History )

By: Bromley, Ada and Jean Powell (compilers), Edited and foreward By phil Dechman; Introduction By Linda Coutts / Grimsby ( Ontario ) Historical Society

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Grimsby, Ontario, Grimsby, ON.: Grimsby Historical Society, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156030

ISBN: 0920258026

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, a clean copy, spine is slightly cocked, in a chipped and torn Good only dustjacket with some soiling and browning to the jacket paper, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, 304 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: A Turbulent Century; Grimsby's First Residents; Organizing Ourselves; Campgrounds and Cottages; Freedom of Worship; The Busy Classrooms; In Leisure Time; Enriching Extras; Community Workers; Keeping in Touch; More Than a Newspaper; The Wheels of Industry; They Serve and Protect; Sentinels of Health; Getting Around; The New... View more info

Image for Disappearing Ontario -by Ron Brown (chapters include:  Grist Mills; Farm Houses; Bridges; Sawmills; Country Roads; Mines; Barns )

Disappearing Ontario -by Ron Brown (chapters include: Grist Mills; Farm Houses; Bridges; Sawmills; Country Roads; Mines; Barns )

By: Brown, Ron (signed)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Polar Bear Press, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164714

ISBN: 189675712X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, a Near Fine example, looks new, signed without inscription by the author, 158 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---from the rear cover: Ontario is changing. Familiar sights that we once took for granted, are vanishing. Grand & beautiful old bridges & mills are now hard to find. Farms, mines, old barns and even country roads have important stories to tell about out past., 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 Ontario's Ghost Town Heritage -by Ron Brown / Boston Mills Press ( Ontario History )

Ontario's Ghost Town Heritage -by Ron Brown / Boston Mills Press ( Ontario History )

By: Brown, Ron / Boston Mills Press

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON.: Boston Mills Press, 2007, 1st edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156127

ISBN: 1550464671

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a near Fine copy, 208 pages, colour and b&w photos, ---" Ontario's Ghost Town Heritage features the most interesting or "ghostly" destinations from Ron Brown's earlier volumes, all with updated information and images, along with newly "discovered" ghost towns. In all, it includes 80 accessible locations throughout Ontario. As international travel becomes more difficult, there is a renewed interest in exploring our own backyard. Ontario historian Ron Brown visits vestiges of once-thriving towns and villages. Some still maintain s... View more info

Image for Canning and Community - Past to Present ---Published for the 2nd Canning Reunion, July 7th 1991 ---Canning School Reunion Committee ( Canning, Ontario )

Canning and Community - Past to Present ---Published for the 2nd Canning Reunion, July 7th 1991 ---Canning School Reunion Committee ( Canning, Ontario )

By: Burbank, Marjorie; Donald Curtis; Clara Decker; Walter Gretzky; Agnes Hayward; Jim Hardie; Jack Hutchinson; Nancy Johnson; Edna Pipe; Tony Skokun; Eva Wilson / Canning School Reunion Committee

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Ontario, Canning, Ontario: Canning school reunion Committee, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154372

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------stapled trade paperback, a Very Good copy, 160 pages, b&w photos throughout, a history of Canning and area, Walter Gretzky went to school in Canning thus his participation, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Torso: The Evelyn Dick Case -by Marjorie Freeman Campbell ( Later Released as:  Bloody Matrimony: Evelyn Dick and the Torso Murder Case )( Hamilton, Ontario True Crime )

Torso: The Evelyn Dick Case -by Marjorie Freeman Campbell ( Later Released as: Bloody Matrimony: Evelyn Dick and the Torso Murder Case )( Hamilton, Ontario True Crime )

By: Campbell, Marjorie Freeman

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Signet Books, 1976, 1st Paperback edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162647

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good example, overall wear, cover and spine creases, age toning to paper, 206 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Torso on a Mountainside; John Dick; Background; Stories; And Stories; Ashes and a Beige Suitcase; Murder Charge; Murder Trip; Preliminary Hearing; Fall Assizes 1946; First Trial; Twenty-Sixth Birthday; Voir Dire; Guilty; Bohozuk and MacLean; Court of Appeal; Spring Assizes 1947; Not Guilty; Baby Peter David White MacLean; The Christmas Angel; Notes, ---"Dick was arrested for murder after local children in Hamilton, Ontario found the torso of her ... View more info

The Beach in Pictures 1793 - 1932: Toronto Public Library Board Local History Handbook No. 6 ( Toronto, Ontario History )

By: Campbell, Mary and Barbara Myrvold / Toronto Public Library Board Local History Handbook

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Toronto Public Library Board Local History Handbook No. 6 , 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151961

ISBN: 0920601081

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------oblong quarto softcover, a Near Fine copy, 44 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface; Introduction; PART 1 - Development of the Beach Area -Early History; Development of the Kingston Road; Early Settlers; Summer Resort; Permanent Community; After Annexation; Waterfront Development -- PART 2 - Highlights - Small's Estate; Woodbine Beach; Woodbine park; Kew Beach School; Fire Protection; Kew gardens; Scarboro' Beach Amusement Park; Glen Stewart; Balmy beach park; Munro Park; Victoria Park; Beaches Library -APPENDIX A: Beach Area Subdivision Plans --APPENDIX B: Origin of Beach... View more info

The Beach in Pictures 1793 - 1932: Toronto Public Library Board Local History Handbook No. 6 ( Toronto, Ontario History )

By: Campbell, Mary and Barbara Myrvold / Toronto Public Library Board Local History Handbook

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Toronto Public Library Board Local History Handbook No. 6 , 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152945

ISBN: 0920601081

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------oblong quarto softcover, a Very Good+ copy, a wee bit of very light rubbing, newspaper clipping tipped in onto verso of front cover, 44 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface; Introduction; PART 1 - Development of the Beach Area -Early History; Development of the Kingston Road; Early Settlers; Summer Resort; Permanent Community; After Annexation; Waterfront Development -- PART 2 - Highlights - Small's Estate; Woodbine Beach; Woodbine park; Kew Beach School; Fire Protection; Kew gardens; Scarboro' Beach Amusement Park; Glen Stewart; Balmy beach park; Munro Park; Victoria Park;... View more info