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Image for McMaster University: 1957 - 1987 - A Chance for Greatness, Volume 3 ( History / Hamilton Ontario )( Book Three )

McMaster University: 1957 - 1987 - A Chance for Greatness, Volume 3 ( History / Hamilton Ontario )( Book Three )

By: Greenlee, James G

Price: $43.49

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario, Montreal, PQ / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press ( MQUP ), 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161079

ISBN: 0773544925

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 476 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Pennsylvania German Pioneers of Ontario / Pennsylvania Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 4 ( Pioneer History / Kitchener / Waterloo Area / Mennonites )

By: Groh, Ivan, Lorne Weber / Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 4 ( L M [ Lucy Maud } Montgomery related)

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 4, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152714

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Very Good copy, 148 pages, chapter headings are: Jacob Engle and John Winger; Martin Baer and David Gingrich; Jacob Bechtel and Sam Bricker; Benjamin Eby; Ephraim Weber (includes snippets of letters from Weber to Lucy Maud Montgomery ), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Soaring Gulls and Bowing Trees:  The History of the Islands Above Niagara Falls -by Paul Gromosiak -a Signed Copy  ( New York / Ontario )(Luna / Green / Three Sisters; Hermit of Goat Island; Cave Of Winds; Terrapin Point; Bridges; Gulls; etc)

Soaring Gulls and Bowing Trees: The History of the Islands Above Niagara Falls -by Paul Gromosiak -a Signed Copy ( New York / Ontario )(Luna / Green / Three Sisters; Hermit of Goat Island; Cave Of Winds; Terrapin Point; Bridges; Gulls; etc)

By: Gromosiak, Paul (signed) ( Poem By Christopher Pearse Cranch )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: USA, No Place ( USA ): Meyer Enterprises, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157160

ISBN: 0962031461

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 6 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, signed by the author, 85 pages, illustrated, contents include: Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Goat; Natural History; The Plants And Animals; The Native Americans; The Europeans; The Porters; The State Reservation; Francis Abbott, The Hermit of Goat Island; The Cave Of The Winds; Terrapin Point; Luna Island; Green Island; The Three Sisters Islands; Other Islands Above Niagara Falls; The Bridges To The Islands; The Gulls; Tragedies And Near Tragedies On And Around Goat Island; Experiences On Goa... View more info

Image for St Mark's Women, 1792 - 2017 / St Mark's Anglican Church Archives Committee Niagara on the Lake (inc. Women of the Pioneer Parish; Addison Women; Organizations; Ladies' Parish Guild; Wardens; Etc )( Ontario History / Niagara Peninsula )

St Mark's Women, 1792 - 2017 / St Mark's Anglican Church Archives Committee Niagara on the Lake (inc. Women of the Pioneer Parish; Addison Women; Organizations; Ladies' Parish Guild; Wardens; Etc )( Ontario History / Niagara Peninsula )

By: Habermehl, Fred; Donald L Combe / St Mark's Anglican Church Archives Committee Niagara on the Lake

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario, Niagara on the Lake, ON: St Mark's Anglican Church Archives Committee Niagara on the Lake, 2017, 1st edition, First Printing: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164522

ISBN: 097356668X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine example, looks close to new, 193 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

Image for Home of My Youth:  Hanover -by Josephine Elizabeth Hahn -a Signed Copy ( with dustjacket )( Ontario Local History )

Home of My Youth: Hanover -by Josephine Elizabeth Hahn -a Signed Copy ( with dustjacket )( Ontario Local History )

By: Hahn, Josephine Elizabeth (signed and inscribed)

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Ontario, No Place (likely Hanover, ON ): No Publisher / Self Published / Josephine Elizabeth Hahn, No Date ( 1947 ), 1st edition, First Printing: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 161955

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-------------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.75h inches, red pebbled cloth, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing a bit of age toning to the upper edge of the text block, a bit of age toning to the endpapers, in the scarce dustjacket, a clean very Good djwith some shallow chips and short tears, signed and inscribed " Dr Margaret and Miss Agnes Gould - Out of the mist floats a wistful song to strike the chords of memory's golden lyre. Elizabeth hahn August 12th/47", 298 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Story of McCormick's Point, 1906 - 1966 ( Ontario Local History / Puslinch / Hespeler Area )

The Story of McCormick's Point, 1906 - 1966 ( Ontario Local History / Puslinch / Hespeler Area )

By: Hahn, Lewis, with Marville Hahn, Maude Eltherington, Percy Hilborn, Tom Hagan, tom West, Roy Brown, Don Parks, Alma Hagan, et al

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Lewis Hahn - Self Published, NO DATE ( Ca. 1966 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164790

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Very Good example, faint stain on covers, light wear and rubbing, 104 pages plus map, 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 Little Red School House ( Wellington County, Ontario Local History )(includes:  Guelph, Eramosa; Puslinch; West Garafraxa; Maryborough; Pilkington; Nichol; Minto; Erin; Peel; Arthur; West Luther Townships )

The Little Red School House ( Wellington County, Ontario Local History )(includes: Guelph, Eramosa; Puslinch; West Garafraxa; Maryborough; Pilkington; Nichol; Minto; Erin; Peel; Arthur; West Luther Townships )

By: Hale, Lynda; Joy Nicol; Carol Patterson

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Canada, No Place ( Canada ): No Publisher (likely Self published), No Date ( 1980's?), 1st edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142697

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, a Near Fine copy, 104 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Yesterday and Today; Beginnings of Education; Little Red School House in Wellington County; School Life; Supervision of schools; Further Development in Education; Conclusions, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Guelph's Bands and Musicians ( Guelph, Ontario / Local History )

By: Hamilton, Robert F

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Guelph, Ontario, Guelph, ON.: Hamilton Art Studio, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149537

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, ink name, short crease on front flap, 123 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for POLYPHONY Bulletin of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario Fall/Winter 1985 Vol. 7 # 5 (inc. Italians in Windsor / in Timmins / in Toronto; Memoirs of Giovanni Veltri; Unions and the Italian Community; Mining, Railway Building and Streets; etc)

POLYPHONY Bulletin of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario Fall/Winter 1985 Vol. 7 # 5 (inc. Italians in Windsor / in Timmins / in Toronto; Memoirs of Giovanni Veltri; Unions and the Italian Community; Mining, Railway Building and Streets; etc)

By: Harney, Robert (ed.) John E Zucchi; Antonio Pucci; Franc Sturino; Joseph Carraro; Marcel Danesi; Angelo Principe; Enrico Cumbo; J Potestio; Franca Iacovetta; J Pivato; et al / POLYPHONY Bulletin of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: POLYPHONY Bulletin of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario Fall/Winter 1985 Vol. 7 # 5 ( 1988 reprint), 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163911

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing and edge wear, entire issue is devoted to Italians in Ontario, 147 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

Image for Gathering Place: Peoples & Neighbourhoods of Toronto 1834 - 1945 (inc. Emergence of Cabbagetown; Blacks in TO; St John's Shtetl; Italian Hometown Settlements; Chinese in TO; Macedonian Presence; Finnish Immigrants; Polish; Greek; Ukrainian; etc)( Ontario)

Gathering Place: Peoples & Neighbourhoods of Toronto 1834 - 1945 (inc. Emergence of Cabbagetown; Blacks in TO; St John's Shtetl; Italian Hometown Settlements; Chinese in TO; Macedonian Presence; Finnish Immigrants; Polish; Greek; Ukrainian; etc)( Ontario)

By: Harney, Robert F (ed) J M S Careless; Dan Hill; Murray W Nicolson; Stephen Speisman; John E Zucchi; Dora Nipp; Lillian Petroff; Varpu Lindstrom-Best; Zofia Shahrodi; Lia Douramakou-Petroleka; Zoriana Yaworsky Sokolsky

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Multicultural History Society of Ontario, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163682

ISBN: 0919045200

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a solid Good exlibrary copy with the usual library marks and stamps, a bit of pencil marginalia, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket, library sticker on spine, 304 pages, b&w photos, ---contents are: Ethnicity and neighbourhoods /? Robert F. Harney; The emergence of Cabbagetown in Victorian Toronto /? J.M.S. Careless; Peasants in an urban society /? Murray W. Nicolson; The Blacks in Toronto /? Dan Hill; St. John's Shtetl /? Stephen A. Speisman; Italian hometown settlements and the development of an Italian community in Toronto, 1875-... View more info

Image for Ontario Tornado, May 31, 1985 - Barrie, Grand Valley, Orangeville, Shelburne, Tottenham / The Barrie Banner ( May 31st, 1985 )

Ontario Tornado, May 31, 1985 - Barrie, Grand Valley, Orangeville, Shelburne, Tottenham / The Barrie Banner ( May 31st, 1985 )

By: Harries, Kate; Gail Swainson; Mariellen Venhola; Michele DeLorenzo / The Barrie Banner

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Barrie, Ontario, Barrie, ON: C F Boone / The Barrie Banner, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160666

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 8.25w x 10.75h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, ink name, 64 pages with b&w photos accompanied by stories, colour photos on the covers and on the verso of the covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Way it Was ---A History of Minto Township ( Ontario Local History / Wellington County )(inc.original owners of every lot in Minto; War casualties, the pioneers, century farms, etc)

The Way it Was ---A History of Minto Township ( Ontario Local History / Wellington County )(inc.original owners of every lot in Minto; War casualties, the pioneers, century farms, etc)

By: Harrison, Clifford M / The Township of Minto

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: The Township of Minto, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162172

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a solid clean Very Good example, a bit of light rubbing, faint cover creases, 278 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 Keeping the Farm Alive:  Memoirs of Ernest Barrie Dryden Signed By Dryden ( Guelph Ontario related / Eramosa Township / Wellington County )( Family and Ontario Local History )

Keeping the Farm Alive: Memoirs of Ernest Barrie Dryden Signed By Dryden ( Guelph Ontario related / Eramosa Township / Wellington County )( Family and Ontario Local History )

By: Hawkins, Lorna; Edited By Silvana Sangiuliano ( Ernest Barrie Dryden -Signed )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Guelph, Ontario, No Place (likely Guelph, ON ): No Publisher - Self Published - Lorna Hawkins, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163952

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Very Good= example, a bit of curling to covers, a bit of very light rubbing, signed without inscription by Dryden, 201 pages, colour and b&w photos ---Contents include the memoirs of Barrie Dryden who lived in Eramosa Township. The Dryden farmhouse is located at Lot 17, Concession 2, East ½, Eramosa Township. Book includes colour photographs. 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 Wentworth Bygones, Papers of Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society, # 4, 1963 ( Battle of Stoney Creek; Reverend John Gamble Geddes, Christ's Church, Hamilton; City Planning in Hamilton; Crown Patentees of Beverly Township; Early Provisions for Libraries )

Wentworth Bygones, Papers of Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society, # 4, 1963 ( Battle of Stoney Creek; Reverend John Gamble Geddes, Christ's Church, Hamilton; City Planning in Hamilton; Crown Patentees of Beverly Township; Early Provisions for Libraries )

By: Head of the Lake Historical Society / T Melville Bailey; E A Cruikshank; Katharine Greenfield; Freda Waldon; J T C Waram; Mabel Burkholder & Roy Woodhouse

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Head of the Lake Historical Society, 1963, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155049

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------stapled trade paperback, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, a wee bit of foxing, , 51 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Battle of Stoney Creek; Reverend John Gamble Geddes, Christ's Church, Hamilton; City Planning in Hamilton; Crown Patentees of Beverly Township; Early Provisions for Libraries in Hamilton , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Wentworth Bygones, Papers of Head-of-the-Lake Historical Society, # 11, 1975 ( Journal of a Scottish Farm Pupil; Reverend Thomas Geoghegan; Story of William Sampson; Railways of Hamilton; History of St Patrick's; Early American & Canadian Glass; etc)

By: Head of the Lake Historical Society / T Melville Bailey; Eleanor S D Farmer; Katharine Greebfield; Victor K Copps; Rev. Canon E A Brooks; Andrew Merrilees; J T L Fletcher; Lottie M Jones

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Head of the Lake Historical Society, 1975, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161460

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------stapled trade paperback, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light rubbing, 64 pages, b&w photos,contents include: Journal of a Scottish Farm Pupil by Farmer; Reverend Thomas Geoghegan 1848 - 1906 by Greenfield; Story of William Sampson, First Rector of Grimsby 1817 - 1822 by Brooks; From the Mayor's Chair, then and now by Copps; Railways of Hamilton by Merrilees; History of St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, hamilton by Fletcher; Early American & Canadian Glass by Jones; Baptismal Records of the Church of the Ascension (Anglican ) Hamilton 1851 - 53, any i... View more info

Image for In the Shadow of Giants:  The Story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo  Railway -by Norman Helm ( T H & B TH&B Railway / Railroad )

In the Shadow of Giants: The Story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway -by Norman Helm ( T H & B TH&B Railway / Railroad )

By: Helm, Norman

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Cheltenham, Ontario, Cheltenham, On: Boston Mills Press, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142899

ISBN: 0919822223

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, quarto, a Near Fine copy in a solid Good attractive dustjacket with a bit of light wear and tear, 257 pages, packed with b&w photos, contents include: Enter the Iron Horse; For Want of a Rail ; A Railway is Born; Construction and Four New Owners; Into the Twentieth Century; Giants to be Slain; Ferries, Flappers and More Fights; Down to the Bottom, Up to the Top; Steam Power; The Modern Era; Freight Operations; Switching an Industrial Giant; Epilogue; A Portrait Gallery; Bibliography; ROSTER of ---TH&B Steam Locomotives / Diesel Units / Rolling Stock; Index , ---"The ... View more info

Image for In the Shadow of Giants:  The Story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo  Railway / 2 ( T.H. And B Railroad / Trains  )

In the Shadow of Giants: The Story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway / 2 ( T.H. And B Railroad / Trains )

By: Helm, Norman

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Preston House Publishers, 1996, 2nd Edition, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162620

ISBN: 1896815006

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, name on front blank endpaper has been blacked out, 314 pages plus index, packed with b&w photos, contents include: Enter the Iron Horse; For Want of a Rail ; A Railway is Born; Construction and Four New Owners; Into the Twentieth Century; Ferries, Flappers and More Fights; Down to the Bottom, Up to the Top; Steam Power; The Post-War Era; Operations in the Last Days of Independence; An Epitaph; Resurrection of a Landmark; ( Roster of TH&B Steam Locomotives; Roster of T H & B Diesel Un... View more info

Image for In the Shadow of Giants:  The Story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo  Railway / 2 ( T.H. And B Railroad / Trains  )

In the Shadow of Giants: The Story of the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway / 2 ( T.H. And B Railroad / Trains )

By: Helm, Norman

Price: $40.85

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Preston House Publishers, 1996, 2nd Edition, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163337

ISBN: 1896815006

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, --- 314 pages plus index, packed with b&w photos, contents include: Enter the Iron Horse; For Want of a Rail ; A Railway is Born; Construction and Four New Owners; Into the Twentieth Century; Ferries, Flappers and More Fights; Down to the Bottom, Up to the Top; Steam Power; The Post-War Era; Operations in the Last Days of Independence; An Epitaph; Resurrection of a Landmark; ( Roster of TH&B Steam Locomotives; Roster of T H & B Diesel Units; Picture Portfolio of TH&B Rolling Stock );... View more info

Image for The Family Tree of William Campbell and Jane Scott, 1791 - 1969 ( Genealogy / Family History )( Ontario Local History)(includes Essay on John McCrae, and In Flanders Field )

The Family Tree of William Campbell and Jane Scott, 1791 - 1969 ( Genealogy / Family History )( Ontario Local History)(includes Essay on John McCrae, and In Flanders Field )

By: Henderson, Margaret and Douglas (with William L Campbell; Campbell Henderson; Isabel Koch; Flora Cleghorn )( Don Delaplante; ( John McCrae related)

Price: $36.89

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( ON. ): No Publisher, No Date ( 1969 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155738

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, pamphlet, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a near Fine copy, 48 pages, b&w photos, includes a brief essay about John McCrae and In Flanders Field by Don Delaplante from Globe and Mail, more than half the book is devoted to the pertinent facts about members of the family (birth, death, name, marriage, etc), a family history, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.. ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

The Grand Old Buildings of Hamilton ( Ontario Local History / Photographs / Architecture )

By: Henley, Brian

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: The Hamilton Spectator, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146573

ISBN: 0969846002

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, Very Good+, 115 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, buildings included are: Wentworth County Court House; Landed Banking & Loan Company; Terminal Station; CNR Station; Royal Hamilton Yacht Club; St Patrick's Church; The Castle; Abbotsford; Hamilton Collegiate Institute; Highfield Mansion; the Library ( from the Carnegie Foundation ); Conservatory of Music; The Royal Hotel; The House of Refuge ( Macassa Lodge later); All Saint's Church; Dundurn Castle; the Birks Building ( Previously The Canada Life Building ); The Pigott Building; Ocean House; Rye... View more info