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Image for The Leader and Recorder's History of the Junction ( West Toronto / Ontario Local History )

The Leader and Recorder's History of the Junction ( West Toronto / Ontario Local History )

By: Fancher, Diana (ed.) / The Leader and Recorder

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: West Toronto Junction Historical Society (printed By Coach House Printing ), 2004, 1st edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157527

ISBN: 0968663613

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy, looks new, 139 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Temiskaming Treasure Trails 1923 - 1933, Volume 7 (inc Haileybury; Cobalt; New Liskeard; Silver Centre,. Nipissing Central Railway timetable, Governor General Lord Byng & Mayor Armstrong, Temiskaming, Prospectors, Rouyn City, Temagami, Nipissing, etc)

Temiskaming Treasure Trails 1923 - 1933, Volume 7 (inc Haileybury; Cobalt; New Liskeard; Silver Centre,. Nipissing Central Railway timetable, Governor General Lord Byng & Mayor Armstrong, Temiskaming, Prospectors, Rouyn City, Temagami, Nipissing, etc)

By: Fancy, Peter

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Ontario, Cobalt, ON: Highway Book Shop, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162903

ISBN: 0889543909

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 11.25 inches, a Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a wee bit of rubbing, profusely illustrated b&w photos and illustrations from the early part of the 20th century, photos include: 1. Haileybury relief houses, Amwell Street west, 1923; 2. North Cobalt church, LakeView Avenue, 1923; 3. Frontier Mine's staff house, Silver Centre; 4. New Liskeard Juniors, championship hockey team, 1923; 5. Haileybury waterfront, May, 1923; 6. Model T... View more info

Talk of Toronto: Growing Up in a Growing City -The 30's, 40's and 50's -by George A Fierheller ( 1930's / 1940's / 1950's )

By: Fierheller, George A

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto / Markham, ON.: George Fierheller / Stewart Publishing, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150926

ISBN: 189748609X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 143 + about 60 pages, colour and b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

County of Brant: Simply Grand - 1852 to 2002, a Celebration ( Ontario Local History / Brantford / Six Nations )

By: Files, Angela and Ruth Lefler

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Ontario, Paris, Ontario: Thompson Printing and Lithographing Limited, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153167

ISBN: 1895928141

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------large (quarto) softcover, a solid Very Good+ copy with a very short corner clip, 192 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Map of Brant County; Brant County; Brantford / Burford / Oakland / Onondaga / South Dumfries Townships; Town of Paris; Salute to the City of Brantford; Salute to the Six nations; Salute to the Mississaugas of the New Credit, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Not a One Horse Town:  125 ( One Hundred Twenty-Five ) Years of Toronto and Its Streetcars ( Ontario / street Cars )

Not a One Horse Town: 125 ( One Hundred Twenty-Five ) Years of Toronto and Its Streetcars ( Ontario / street Cars )

By: Filey, Mike

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, UK: Toronto of Old, 1986, 1st edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148172

ISBN: 0969150113

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------oblong large (quarto) paperback, a Very Good+ copy, bookplate on verso of front cover, light wear but nothing serious, unpaginated but well over 100 pages, packed with b&w photos many of a vintage nature and certainly difficult to come by, contents include: Rapid Transit for All; Meet Mr Williams ( Henry Burt ); Rails and Horses; Mr Wright ( John Joseph ) Was Right; The Witch's Broom; Toronto by Trolley; The Ubiquitous Sir William ( Mackenzie ); The better Wa... View more info

Not a One Horse Town: 125 ( One Hundred Twenty-Five ) Years of Toronto and Its Streetcars -a Signed Copy ( Ontario / street Cars )

By: Filey, Mike (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Toronto of Old, 1986, 1st edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148772

ISBN: 0969150113

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------oblong large (quarto) paperback, a Very Good+ copy, light wear but nothing serious, signed by the author, unpaginated but well over 100 pages, packed with b&w photos many of a vintage nature and certainly difficult to come by, contents include: Rapid Transit for All; Meet Mr Williams ( Henry Burt ); Rails and Horses; Mr Wright ( John Joseph ) Was Right; The Witch's Broom; Toronto by Trolley; The Ubiquitous Sir William ( Mackenzie ); The better Way, Finally, ... View more info

Image for Look at Us Now -by Mike Filey / The Toronto Telegram ( Vintage Photographs of Toronto, Ontario / Local History )

Look at Us Now -by Mike Filey / The Toronto Telegram ( Vintage Photographs of Toronto, Ontario / Local History )

By: Filey, Mike / The Toronto Telegram

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Mike Filey / The Toronto Telegram, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156774

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------soft cover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, 79 + 1 page, b&w photographs on near every page, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Barber Dynamo: A Perspective -by Reinhard Filter, Revised and Updated Edition / The Esquesing Historical Society, Georgetown Ontario(  ( Ontario Local History / Barber Brothers Paper Mill related)( Electricity / Electric Generator / Ruins )

The Barber Dynamo: A Perspective -by Reinhard Filter, Revised and Updated Edition / The Esquesing Historical Society, Georgetown Ontario( ( Ontario Local History / Barber Brothers Paper Mill related)( Electricity / Electric Generator / Ruins )

By: Filter, Reinhard / The Esquesing Historical Society, Georgetown Ontario

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Georgetown, Ontario, Georgetown, ON: The Esquesing Historical Society, Georgetown Ontario, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163951

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, 60 pages, b&w photographs and illustrations as well as a few colour photographs, ---"A remarkable innovation, the Barber Dynamo, was built just outside Georgetown in the late 1800s. This is the first time electricity was transmitted over some distance to power the wheels of industry. The Barber Dynamo - A Perspective is the story of how this came to be, why it was abandoned and what happened to it. -... View more info

Image for Ontario's Historic Mills / Boston Mills Press ( Sawmills / Woollen Mills / Flour Mills / Cotton Mills )( Ontario History )

Ontario's Historic Mills / Boston Mills Press ( Sawmills / Woollen Mills / Flour Mills / Cotton Mills )( Ontario History )

By: Fischer, George; Mark Harris / Boston Mills Press

Price: $19.73

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155598

ISBN: 1550464809

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 7.5 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 224 pages, colour photos throughout, ---"A picturesque journey through 19th century Ontario. ---This richly illustrated guide features photographs and detailed descriptions of 70 of Ontario's most remarkable mills. Some were chosen for their fascinating histories, and some for their architectural beauty. All evoke Ontario's charming 19th century past. --Mills are listed alphabetically according to region... View more info

Image for The Merchant-Millers of the Humber Valley:  A Study of the Early Economy of Canada (inc. Early Grist Mills Below Weston; Lumbering, Shipbuilding and the Dennis Family; Thomas Fisher and His Friends; etc)( Toronto related)

The Merchant-Millers of the Humber Valley: A Study of the Early Economy of Canada (inc. Early Grist Mills Below Weston; Lumbering, Shipbuilding and the Dennis Family; Thomas Fisher and His Friends; etc)( Toronto related)

By: Fisher, Stanley Thomson

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: New Canada Publications, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161425

ISBN: 0920053785

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a red cloth, a near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 188 pages, b&w photos, illustrations and maps, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for St Catharines Ontario and the Welland Ship Canal: The Open Door to Canadian and British Empire Markets ( Locate Your Factory, Business and Home in Canada's Garden City )( Ontario Local Business History )

St Catharines Ontario and the Welland Ship Canal: The Open Door to Canadian and British Empire Markets ( Locate Your Factory, Business and Home in Canada's Garden City )( Ontario Local Business History )

By: Fisher, Val / Canadian Business Research Bureau, Toronto Ontario, Printed By The Commercial Press, St Catharines On.

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON / St Catharines, ONT.: Canadian Business Research Bureau, Toronto Ontario, Printed By The Commercial Press, St Catharines On, 1933, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159652

Condition: Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 9w x 11.5h inches, a Fair to Good copy only, some external wear and rubbing to covers, small chips and nicks, some soiling to covers, two center pages (4 pages total) have come loose from the stapled binding, contains a 7 page description by Val Fisher about all the benefits of locating a home or business in St catharines, this is followed by a 32 page section on the Welland Canal and its history, most of those 32 pages has a large b&w photo wi... View more info

Hamilton, a People's History ( Ontario Local History )(includes Evelyn Dick / Torso Murder Case )

By: Freeman, Bill , Foreword By Sheila Copps )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146865

ISBN: 1550287400

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------oversize (quarto) softcover, about 10.5 x 8.25 inches, a Near Fine copy , 192 pages, colour and b&w photos throughout, ---"Hamilton: A People’s History is a social history of the City of Hamilton. The book is lavishly illustrated by over 200 colour photographs and drawings that come from various archival sources. This description is found in the introduction: This book “is a work of popular history. In these pages you will not find the debates of ac... View more info

Image for Hamilton, a People's History ( Ontario Local History )(includes Evelyn Dick / Torso Murder Case )

Hamilton, a People's History ( Ontario Local History )(includes Evelyn Dick / Torso Murder Case )

By: Freeman, Bill , Foreword By Sheila Copps )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154669

ISBN: 1550287400

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------oversize (quarto) softcover, about 10.5 x 8.25 inches, a Near Fine copy , 192 pages, colour and b&w photos throughout, ---"Hamilton: A People’s History is a social history of the City of Hamilton. The book is lavishly illustrated by over 200 colour photographs and drawings that come from various archival sources. This description is found in the introduction: This book “is a work of popular history. In these pages you will not find the debates of ac... View more info

Image for Their Town:  The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine ( Hamilton Ontario / True Crime )

Their Town: The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine ( Hamilton Ontario / True Crime )

By: Freeman, Bill and Marsha Hewitt, Editors ( Henry Jacek )

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156903

ISBN: 0888622678

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, 174 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, contents include: Foreword; Introduction - Hamilton Politics & the Ideology of Business; Welfare Hamilton Style By Freeman; Business Control in a Working Class Town By Freeman; Hamilton Labour, the Failure of an Opposition Group By Freeman; John Munro and the Hamilton East Liberals - Anatomy of a Modern... View more info

Their Town: The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine ( Hamilton Ontario / True Crime )

By: Freeman, Bill and Marsha Hewitt, Editors ( Henry Jacek )

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161813

ISBN: 0888622678

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a solidGood to Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, 174 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, contents include: Foreword; Introduction - Hamilton Politics & the Ideology of Business; Welfare Hamilton Style By Freeman; Business Control in a Working Class Town By Freeman; Hamilton Labour, the Failure of an Opposition Group By Freeman; John Munro and the Hamilton East Liberals - Anatomy of a... View more info

The Burlington I Remember - Gwelda Garnham ( Ontario Local History )

By: Garnham, Gwelda

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Burlington, ON.): No Publisher / Self Published / Gwelda Garnham, 1977, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1977

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149179

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, a solid Very Good+ copy with a bit of rubbing to the cream card covers, small loss at upper edge of one page, ink name and date, 65 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Story of Pelee ( Pelee Island, Ontario Local history)

The Story of Pelee ( Pelee Island, Ontario Local history)

By: Garno, Noah

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Ontario ): No Publisher (likely Self published), 1954 (circa 1980 ), 1st Edition (stated but actually a later reprint ), First Printing: 1980

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147275

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 4.25 x 7 inches, a Near Fine copy, this is an unindicated reprint,, 63 pages, while this states 1st Edition printed in 1954 this is a later re-issue, the condition and quality suggests circa 1980 but I cannot be sure (give or take 10 years ), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The History of the Township of Brant, 1854 - 1979 ( Ontario Local History / Bruce County )

By: Gateman, Linda M (ed.) / The Brant Township Historical Societ

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Elmwood, ON: The Brant Township Historical Society, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149536

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, looks new, 486 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Forward; How It All Began ( Geography and History ); Municipal Administration; Hamlets, Post Offices and Settlements; Mills and Industry; Century Farms and Four or more Generation Families; The Saugeen River; Churches and Cemeteries; Schools and Education; Military Service; Rural organizations; Transportation and Communication; Conserbation; Personalities; ... View more info

Image for Memories of Lambton Park -by John Gell ( Toronto, ON / Ontario Local History )

Memories of Lambton Park -by John Gell ( Toronto, ON / Ontario Local History )

By: Gell, John

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, No Place ( Toronto, ON ): No Publisher / John Gell - Self Published, ( Annan and Bird Lithographers, Printers ), 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160986

ISBN: 0968746101

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------softcover, about 9w x 12h inches, a Near Fine copy, 232 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Ontario's History in Maps ---a Signed Copy ( The Ontario Historical Studies Series )(with a cartobibliographical Essay By Joan Winearls )

By: Gentilcore, R Louis (signed) and C Grant Head (signed), with a Carobibliographical Essay By Joan Winearls / The Ontario Historical Studies Series, Foreword By Susan Fish

Price: $197.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP )/ The Ontario Historical Studies Series, 1984, 1st edition , First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148728

ISBN: 0802034004

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 16 x 13 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, a bit of rubbing to tips especially the lower spine tip but no fraying to cloth, signed by both Gentilcore and Head, 284 pages, colour and b&w maps throughout, close to 300 maps, a dandy book that has not been surpassed for its contents, ---"Ontario has a rich, varied, and still expanding inheritance of maps. Many of these are attractive works of art, but they are ... View more info