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Image for The Welland Ship Canal Between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie 1913 - 1932, Reprint of Articles in ENGINEERING During the Years 1929 1930 1931 By Major P J Cowan / Department of Railways & Canals Canada ( Facsimile of the 1935 1st Edition )( Ontario )( 1933 )

The Welland Ship Canal Between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie 1913 - 1932, Reprint of Articles in ENGINEERING During the Years 1929 1930 1931 By Major P J Cowan / Department of Railways & Canals Canada ( Facsimile of the 1935 1st Edition )( Ontario )( 1933 )

By: Cowan, P J ( Percy John ) / Department of Railways and Canals Canada ( Facsimile Reprint of the 1935 Edition )( Articles from 1929, 1930, 1931 Issues of ENGINEERING )

Price: $178.13

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 1989 ( Facsimile Reprint of the 1935 London [ UK ] Offices of Engineering edition), 1st Vanwell Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163910

ISBN: 0920277845

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 10.5w x 14.5h inches, blue cloth, a Near Fine example, a bit of light rubbing, no dustjacket as issued, b&w photos and illustrations including a number of fold-outs showing design plans, scarce in any edition, the title page states 1913 - 1932 but for some reason this Vanwell edition cover title shows 1913 - 1933, bit odd that, nonetheless this is a complete facsimile of the scarce 1935 edition, any image directly beside this listing is the a... View more info

Image for Old Toronto Houses ( Ontario Architecture / Homes / Local History / Architects )

Old Toronto Houses ( Ontario Architecture / Homes / Local History / Architects )

By: Cruickshank, Tom, with John De Visser, Foreword By Stephen Otto

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Firefly Books, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160464

ISBN: 1552977315

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 11w x 10.75h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, a lovely copy, 304 pages, colour photos on virtually every page, a VERY nice book, contents include: Introduction; Map of Toronto 1915; ---SIGNATURE STYLES 1793 - 1837 ---oldest Houses; Formal Georgian Neo-Classical; Farmhouse Georgians; Adobe Brick; Later Georgians; Regency Cottages --- The CONFEDERATION YEARS - 1837 - 1867 --- Pre-Confederation Terraces; Picturesque Farm Hou... View more info

Image for The Battle of Lundy's Lane, 25th July, 1814, A Historical Study -by Ernest Cruikshank ( War of 1812 )( Facsimile Reprint of the 3rd Edition of 1893 By The Lundy's Lane Historical Society, Niagara Falls, Ontario )

The Battle of Lundy's Lane, 25th July, 1814, A Historical Study -by Ernest Cruikshank ( War of 1812 )( Facsimile Reprint of the 3rd Edition of 1893 By The Lundy's Lane Historical Society, Niagara Falls, Ontario )

By: Cruikshank, Ernest, Captain 44th Battalion ( Welland )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Niagara Falls, ON.: The Lundy's Lane Historical Society, 1984 (reprints the 1893 3rd Edition ), 1st Facsimile Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157144

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.25 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 47 pages, includes a b&w 2 page map of the battlefield (frontispiece) any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

CENTENNIAL: Haliburton Village, 1864 - 1974 Haliburton County, 1874 - 1974 ( Ontario Local History / Haliburton Highlands )(includes Thompson's Life of a Lumberman )

By: Curry, Ronald J (compiler) and Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Geo. S [ George ] Thompson )

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Printed By Maxwell Review Ltd., Peterborough, ON.), 1974, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151676

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly chipped and torn dustjacket, 134 pages, b&w photos, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, Life of a Lumberman is about 25 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Haliburton Village: CENTENNIAL, 1864 - 1964 ( Ontario Local History / Haliburton Highlands )(includes Thompson's Life of a Lumberman )

By: Curry, Ronald J (compiler) and Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Geo. S [ George ] Thompson )

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Rotary Club of Haliburton ( Printed By Maxwell Review Ltd., Peterborough, ON.), 1964, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151681

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, trade paperback size, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, small address label on first page, 66 + 20 pages, b&w photos, Life of a Lumberman is about 25 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Picturesque Dundas - 1972 ( Hamilton / Ontario Local History )

By: Davidson, W A and Charles N Pirie (compilers)

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Dundas, Ontario, Dundas, ON: Alex F Pirie, 1972, 1st edition , First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151694

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 7 x 5 inches, a Good only exlibrary copy with wear and creasing, DISCARD stamp on one page, 192 + 8 pages, library stamps and stickers, b&w photos, # 403a of 1000 numbered copies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Many Voices II: A Collective History of Greater Fort Erie ( Ontario Local history / 2 )( 1st Revised Edition )

By: Davies, Jane with Joan Lyons Felstead, Editors / Fort Erie Museum Board

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Fort Erie, Ontario, Fort Erie, ON: Fort Erie Museum Board, 2004, 2nd Edition, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152352

ISBN: 0968173012

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, ix + 397 pages, this is the 1st REVISED edition and comparing the contents of the 1st issue with this issue the revisions seem to be substantial, ---contents include: Introduction; EARLY HISTORY---Human Beginnings; Neutral Iroquoians; Neutrals; Contemporary Natives; EARLY SETTLEMENT---Greater Fort Erie; Agriculture; COMMERCE---Fort Erie Business; Ridgeway Business... View more info

Image for An Introduction to the Twenty-First Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair -by Robertson Davies ---with an Advertising Sheet for Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 ( 21st Bookfair )

An Introduction to the Twenty-First Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair -by Robertson Davies ---with an Advertising Sheet for Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 ( 21st Bookfair )

By: Davies, Robertson / Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 / Coach House Printing, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159859

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------3 items, one is a commemorative booklet for the Toronto Antiquarian Book Fair 28-30 May 1993 written by Robertson davies, about 4.5w x 7h inches, a Fine copy, ---with an advertisement / poster for the book fair, a Near Fine example which mentions Robertson Davies on the poster -poster has been folded once, measures anout 5.5w x 10.75h inches, and finally this includes a ticket to the bookfair, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a... View more info

Image for Burlington -by John De Visser (signed) and Jane Irwin (signed) ( Ontario Local History )

Burlington -by John De Visser (signed) and Jane Irwin (signed) ( Ontario Local History )

By: De Visser, John (signed) and Jane Irwin (signed)

Price: $18.41

Publisher: Erin / Toronto, Ontario, Toronto / Erin, ON: Stoddart / Boston Mills, 1995 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155237

ISBN: 1550461273

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Irwin and de Visser, 96 pages, colour photos throughout, contents include: Intro; Father's day at Hidden lake; Joseph Brant and His House; The Beach Strip; The La Salle Park and pavilion; Mount Nemo; Twelve Mile Creek; Going to Work; The Garden of Canada; The Royal Botanical Gardens ( RBG ); Parks abd Recreation; Arts and Letters; Festival days; Select Bibliography, , any image di... View more info

Credit River Valley / Credit Valley Conservation Foundation ( Ontario / History / Photographs By John De Visser )

By: de Visser, John / Credit Valley Conservation Foundation, Foreword By Lou Parsons

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin / Toronto, ON: Boston Mills Press / Stoddart, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153169

ISBN: 1550460722

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------large (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, in a Near Fine lightly rubbed dustjacket, small remainder dot, 120 pages, packed with colour photos, the Valley touches upon: City of Brampton; City of Mississauga; Township of Amaranth; Town of Caledon; Township of East Garafraxa; Town of Halton Hills; Town of Mono; Town of Orangeville; Town of Port Credit ---contents include: Settlements at the Headwater... View more info

Burlington -by John De Visser and Jane Irwin (signed) ( Ontario Local History )

By: De Visser, John and Jane Irwin (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario / Erin, ON, Toronto / Erin, ON: Stoddart / Boston Mills, 1995 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151849

ISBN: 1550461273

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Irwin, 96 pages, colour photos throughout, contents include: Intro; Father's day at Hidden lake; Joseph Brant and His House; The Beach Strip; The La Salle Park and pavilion; Mount Nemo; Twelve Mile Creek; Going to Work; The Garden of Canada; The Royal Botanical Gardens ( RBG ); Parks abd Recreation; Arts and Letters; Festival days; Select Bibliography, , any image directly beside ... View more info

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Steel City: Hamilton and Region ( Wentworth County, Ontario Local History )

By: Dear, M J ( Michael ); J Drake; L G ( Lloyd George ) Reeds (S B McCann; W R Rouse / A F Byrghardt; Brian T Bunting; G M MacDonald; Ming-Ko Woo; R Louis Gentilcore; Harold A Wood; S M Taylor; W P Anderson; Stephen C Lonergan; M Webber and Ruth Fincher; Etc

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 1987, 1st edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145868

ISBN: 0802025633

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy with light wear, usual library stamps and marks, 308 pages, b&w photos, maps and graphs, contents include: INTRODUCTION: Hamilton; region in transition, J.J. Dear, J.J. Drake, and L.G. Reeds, -----,THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: Physical landscape of the Hamilton region, S.B. McCann; Climate, weather and society, W.R. Rouse and A.F. Burghardt; Soils of the Hamilton region; profiles, properties, and problems, Brian T. Bunting;... View more info

Image for Steel City:  Hamilton and Region ( Wentworth County, Ontario Local History )

Steel City: Hamilton and Region ( Wentworth County, Ontario Local History )

By: Dear, M J ( Michael ); J Drake; L G ( Lloyd George ) Reeds (S B McCann; W R Rouse / A F Byrghardt; Brian T Bunting; G M MacDonald; Ming-Ko Woo; R Louis Gentilcore; Harold A Wood; S M Taylor; W P Anderson; Stephen C Lonergan; M Webber and Ruth Fincher; Etc

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 1987, 1st edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145869

ISBN: 0802025633

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy with light wear, bookplate on verso of front cover, usual library stamps and marks, 308 pages, b&w photos, maps and graphs, contents include: INTRODUCTION: Hamilton; region in transition, J.J. Dear, J.J. Drake, and L.G. Reeds, -----,THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: Physical landscape of the Hamilton region, S.B. McCann; Climate, weather and society, W.R. Rouse and A.F. Burghardt; Soils of the Hamilton region; profiles, properti... View more info

CORNERSTONES: Rural Churches in Southern Ontario (includes: Niagara-on-the-Lake; Simcoe; Port Ryerse; Brantford; Mitchell; Shakespeare; New Hamburg; Acton; Uxbridge; Magnetawan; Pickering; Whitby; Brighton; Cavan; Shanty Bay; Woodbridge; Huntsville;etc)

By: Delhaise, John (text) (signed), Drawings By Catherine Delhaise (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151570

ISBN: 0919783791

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed by both Delhaise's, unpaginated, about 100 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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: $13.13

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

ISBN: 1575100010

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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

Image for Micklethwaite's Muskoka ( Ontario Cottage Country History ) ( Frank W Micklethwaite Photographer / Photography; Photographs )

Micklethwaite's Muskoka ( Ontario Cottage Country History ) ( Frank W Micklethwaite Photographer / Photography; Photographs )

By: Denison, John; Frank W Micklethwaite

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Erin / Toronto, Ontario, Erin, ON / Toronto, Ontario: Boston Mills Press / Stoddart, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164131

ISBN: 1550460692

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 14.25 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine example in a Very Good dustjacket , front flap is creased, some light wear and rubbing to the jacket which is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, --- 191 pages, packed with b&w vintage photographs,----- contents include: Introduction; Muskoka Wharf; Lake Muskoka; Bracebridge; Beaumaris; Bala; Port Carling; Lake Rosseau; Windermere; Rosseau; Royal Muskoka; Clevelands House; Lake Joseph; Summit House; Yoho; El... View more info

Image for A Brief History of the Schools in Muskoka -by Gary Denniss (inc. Townships of Freeman, Gibson, Baxter, Medora, Wood,, Etc / Towns or Villages of Gravenhurst, Bala, Port Carling, Bracebridge, Huntsville, Port Sydney, Windermere, etc)( Ontario )

A Brief History of the Schools in Muskoka -by Gary Denniss (inc. Townships of Freeman, Gibson, Baxter, Medora, Wood,, Etc / Towns or Villages of Gravenhurst, Bala, Port Carling, Bracebridge, Huntsville, Port Sydney, Windermere, etc)( Ontario )

By: Denniss, Gary

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Ontario, Bracebridge, ON: Herald-Gazette Press, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163237

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 222 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED --GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

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

By: Dick, Jerry and Michael Longo

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149189

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------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: $32.93

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162243

Condition: Fair (see description)


-----------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: $26.33

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149465

ISBN: 1896973280

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------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