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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

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; Stevensville Business; Crystal Beach Business; Dairies; Mills; Quarries; TRANSPORTATION---Railways; Marine; Roadways; Shipy... 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 generic photo 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 directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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 Headwaters; Forks of the Credit; Belfountain and the Quarries; Credit Vlley Recollections; From Inglewood to Cheltenham; Descending th... 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 this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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; Forests of the Hamilton region; past, present, and future, G.M. MacDonald; Hydrology of Beverly Swamp, Ming-Ko Woo; -----THE... 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: 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, properties, and problems, Brian T. Bunting; Forests of the Hamilton region; past, present, and future, G.M. MacDonald; Hydrology of B... 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 carriers. ---The war in which the United States found itself in December 1941 made greater demands upon transportation than any con... View more info

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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; Elgin House; Port Sandfield; Bibliography, ---a very nice book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and n... 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

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

Moments in History: Reflections of Halton's County Town, 1833 - 1864 ( Milton, Ontario Local History )

By: Dills, Jim (compiler) with Jack Charlton and Alex S Cooke / Halton Ontario

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Milton, Ontario, Milton, ON.: County Chronicles Press, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153187

ISBN: 0969729707

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------large (oblong quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy, 106 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, laid into this copy is a 145th Milton anniversary bookmark, a collectioon of episodes from Milton / Halton history including: a cricket team loss; county fairs and shows, a public hanging; burials and deaths (hopefully the deaths came before the burials ! ); government activities; tragedies; Orange Lodge celebrations; Temperance Unions; women praising new washing machines; aid to destitute, etc, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Ghosts of Haileybury (inc Leslie McFarlane, Haileybury's Ghost of the Hardy Boys; Art Ross Season with -; Ossian Walli & Provincial Institute of Mining; Nipissing Central Railway; Birthplace of Curling; Street Name Origins, etc / Ontario Local History )

Ghosts of Haileybury (inc Leslie McFarlane, Haileybury's Ghost of the Hardy Boys; Art Ross Season with -; Ossian Walli & Provincial Institute of Mining; Nipissing Central Railway; Birthplace of Curling; Street Name Origins, etc / Ontario Local History )

By: Dobbs, Brian (signed)( Leslie McFarlane / Art Ross / Ossian Walli related)

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Cobalt, Ontario, Cobalt, ON: Highway Book Shop, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164317

ISBN: 0889543976

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 5.5w x 8h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, reading crease on front panel, signed without inscription by the author, 140 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface; Ossian Walli and the Provincial Institute of Mining; The Great Fire of 1922; Art Ross' Season with Haileybury; A Mining Centre without a Headframe; The Nipissing Central Railway; The Birthplace of Curling; Three Boys and a Pair of Skis; Gilbert LaBine -H's Link to the Atomic Bomb; The Big Explosion; A Day at the Races; Leslie McFarlane -H's Ghost of the Hardy Boys; haileybury's Stre... View more info

Image for Niagara Fruit Barns (inc. Grimsby, Stoney Creek; Beamsville; Cave Springs Conservation Area; Jordan Station; St Catharines; Queenston; St David's; Niagara-on-the-Lake; Vineland; Winona )( Ontario Local / Agricultural History )

Niagara Fruit Barns (inc. Grimsby, Stoney Creek; Beamsville; Cave Springs Conservation Area; Jordan Station; St Catharines; Queenston; St David's; Niagara-on-the-Lake; Vineland; Winona )( Ontario Local / Agricultural History )

By: Dobson, Michael; Edited By Morris Wolfe

Price: $19.73

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Stonehouse Publications, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157059

ISBN: 091954908X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 11.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and a few small creases, unpaginated (about 50 pages), b&w illustrations, each location includes a brief description and history., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Nanticoke Through the Years ( Ontario Local History / Haldimand County / Lake Erie )(inc. Oneida Baptist Camp; Grist-Saw Mills; Livingston Carriage Works; Blacksmiths; British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; No 1 Bombing & Gunnery School; Stelco, etc)

Nanticoke Through the Years ( Ontario Local History / Haldimand County / Lake Erie )(inc. Oneida Baptist Camp; Grist-Saw Mills; Livingston Carriage Works; Blacksmiths; British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; No 1 Bombing & Gunnery School; Stelco, etc)

By: Dosser, Shirley; Harry Barrett; Cheryl MacDonald; Mac Collins; Jim Cruise; Russell Hare; Stan Sheppard; Dana Smith; Laton Smith; Pat Snively; Bill Snowden; Bill Yeager Norfolk Historical Society

Price: $47.45

Publisher: Simcoe, Ontario, Simcoe, ON: Norfolk Historical Society, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164785

ISBN: 0969220804

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, no dustjacket as issued, 146 pages, b&w photos, ---contents are: Before the White Man; The First Settlers; White Peter; The War of 1812; The Battle of Nanticoke; Beginnings of Village Life; Geoffrey Brock Hall; David Wood; Nathaniel Low; Churches; Oneida Baptist Camp; Canadian Girls in Training; Nanticoke Schools; Grist Mills; Saw Mills; Livingston Carriage Works; Blacksmiths; Postal service; Nanticoke in 1874; Nanticoke in 1908; Inns and Taverns; Horse Race on Lake Erie; Social Life; The Great War; The Haldimand Battalion; Letters from the Front; Our ... View more info

Image for The First 150 Years:  A History of St John's Anglican Church, Burlington, Ontario 1835 - 1985 ( 1st One Hundred Fifty Years )

The First 150 Years: A History of St John's Anglican Church, Burlington, Ontario 1835 - 1985 ( 1st One Hundred Fifty Years )

By: Duke, Robert; Foreword By Rector David Hamid / St John's Anglican Church, Burlington, Ontario

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Burlington, ONtario, No Place ( Burlington, ON ): No Publisher / St John's Anglican Church, No Date ( 1985 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157354

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 8 x 5.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing and a bit of edge wear, a nice copy, 49 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 Canadian Niagara Power Company, One Hundred Years 1892 - 1992 ( Niagara Falls, Ontario )( 100 Years / Centennial History )

The Canadian Niagara Power Company, One Hundred Years 1892 - 1992 ( Niagara Falls, Ontario )( 100 Years / Centennial History )

By: Dumych, Daniel M / The Canadian Niagara Power Company

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Niagara Falls, ON.: The Canadian Niagara Power Company, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157143

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good copy with a wee bit of rippling and a very faint damp stain (and I do mean faint ), 54 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info