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MOUNTAIN MEMORIES: A Pictorial History of Hamilton Mountain / / Hamilton Mountain Historical Society ( Ontario Local History / Photographs )

By: Bailey, Melville T; Stewart R Leslie; Murray W Aikman / Hamilton Mountain Heritage Society

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Hamilton Mountain Historical Society, 2000, 1st edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146576

ISBN: 0968669808

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------large hardcover, about 12 x 9 inches, a Near Fine cop, no dustjacket as issued, 144 pages, packed with b&w photographs, contents include: Access Roads; Incline Railways; Views from the Mountain; Churches; Schools; Hospitals; Hotels; Business and Enterprise; The Mountain Changes; Family Album; Mountain Homes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

MOUNTAIN MEMORIES: A Pictorial History of Hamilton Mountain / / Hamilton Mountain Historical Society ( Ontario Local History / Photographs )

By: Bailey, Melville T; Stewart R Leslie; Murray W Aikman / Hamilton Mountain Heritage Society

Price: $22.98

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Hamilton Mountain Historical Society, 2000, 1st edition, 2nd Printing: 2000

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149316

ISBN: 0968669808

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------large hardcover, about 12 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, small ink name, 144 pages, packed with b&w photographs, contents include: Access Roads; Incline Railways; Views from the Mountain; Churches; Schools; Hospitals; Hotels; Business and Enterprise; The Mountain Changes; Family Album; Mountain Homes, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Traces, Places and Faces: Links Between Canada and Scotland -by T Melville Bailey (originally appeared in The Hamilton Spectator 1956 / 1957 )

By: Bailey, T Melville ( Hamilton Spectator )

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Self Published / T Melville Bailey, 1957 ( Printed By The Walsh Printing Service in Hamilton ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153131

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, 67 + 1 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The History of Dundurn Castle and Sir Allan MacNab, Hamilton Ontario, Sketches By George S Bell ( Ontario )

By: Bailey, T. Melville ( " Mel " Thomas )

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Published By the Authority of the Board of Park Management, Hamilton Ontario, 1971, 1st New Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161319

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6w x 8.5h inches, a solid Very Good+ example,a bit of light rubbing, 38 pages, illustrated in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Hamilton Famous & Fascinating: Two Centuries of a Colourful City ( Colorful )( 2 / 200 Years )( Ontario Local History )

By: Bailey, T. Melville ( " Mel " Thomas ) and Carter, C.A. ( Charles Ambrose )

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Griffin, 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161314

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a solid Very Good+ example, small chip on rear panel, 72 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Diary of Sophia MacNab, Written at Dundurn Castle, Hamilton 1846, Age 13 ( Ontario Local History )( Sir Allan Napier MacNab related)

By: Bailey, T. Melville and Charles Ambrose Carter ( Editors ) Sophia MacNab, Foreword By The Earl of Albemarle

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: W L Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152380

ISBN: 0919874002

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with some light rubbing to the white covers, a bit of age toning to the spine as often seen on this early 1st edition, signed and inscribed by Bailey, 72 pages, b&w photos and illustrations including historical photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Laird of Dundurn ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: W.L. Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147106

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------soft cover, stapled pamphlet, Very Good+, 40 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w with photos and drawings, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Laird of Dundurn ( Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, Ontario )

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: W.L. Griffin, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147788

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------soft cover, stapled pamphlet, Very Good+, 40 pages, profusely illustrated in b&w with photos and drawings, small ink initials on front cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Pillars, Pulpits and Pews: A History of St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario - 1794 - 1994 ---by T Melville Bailey -a Signed Copy

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville ( T M ) (signed)

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON.: St Andrew's Church / Eagle Press 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148558

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, crease along spine on front cover, signed by Bailey, 196 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Dictionary of Hamilton Biography -Volume II - 1876 to 1924 ( Book 2 )( Ontario Local History )( V. Two )

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville (ed.) With A Patricia Filer; Dictionary of Hamilton Biography

Price: $24.26

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Dictionary of Hamilton Biography , 1991, 1st edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153173

ISBN: 0969102321

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with a bit of light rubbing, short closed tear, 209 pages, b&w photos, a scarce Hamilton book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

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Dictionary of Hamilton Biography -Volume III - 1925 to 1939 ( Book 3 )( Ontario Local History )( V. Three )

By: Bailey, Thomas Melville (ed.) With A Patricia Filer; Dictionary of Hamilton Biography

Price: $35.78

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Dictionary of Hamilton Biography , 1992, 1st edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162237

ISBN: 096910233X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, -- 253 pages, b&w photos, a scarce Hamilton book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Armoury on Lake Street, St Catharines: A Paper Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel C R Baker / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armory ( Ontario Local History )

The Armoury on Lake Street, St Catharines: A Paper Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel C R Baker / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armory ( Ontario Local History )

By: Baker, Lieutenant-Colonel C R / The St Catharines Historical Society / The Armoury

Price: $31.94

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Historical Society of St Catharines Ontario, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157074

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, 57 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

London Street Names: An Illustrated Guide ( Ontario Local History )

By: Baker, Michael with Hilary Bates Neary

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Company, 2003, Firefly Books, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printings: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149260

ISBN: 1550288024

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy, 120 pages, b&w and colour photos, arranged alphabetically so an easy-to-use reference guide to street names and their origins, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Boat Builders of Hamilton ( From the Mid 1800s to Present )( Hamilton, Ontario / Thomas W Jutten; Henry L Bastien; Henry Askew; William Johnson; Robertson Brothers; Zealand's Yard; Ben Kerr; Whittaker, James Massie, The Thompson Weir, McKay Bros. etc)

By: Baldwin, Laura Edith

Price: $25.54

Publisher: New Liskeard, Ontario, New Liskeard, ON: White Mountain Publications, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing ( First Separate Publication ): 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156290

ISBN: 0969642318

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.25 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 55 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Introduction; Thomas W Jutten; Henry L Bastien; Henry Askew; William Johnson; Robertson Brothers; Zealand's Yard; Ben Kerr; Whittaker, James Massie, The Thompson Weir, McKay Bros.; Boat Clubs and races; Glossary, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Saints and Sinners of Niagara ( Niagara Peninsula, Ontario History / True Crime )

By: Baltensperger, Peter

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Maple, Ontario, Maple, ON: Belsten Publishing, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157137

ISBN: 0919387098

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.25 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear, 103 pages, b&w photos, stories about do-gooders and no-goodniks in the Niagara area, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Stouffville:  1877 to 1977 - A Pictorial History of a Prosperous Ontario Community -by Jean "Pipher" Barkey / Stouffville Historical Committee ( Ontario Local History )

Stouffville: 1877 to 1977 - A Pictorial History of a Prosperous Ontario Community -by Jean "Pipher" Barkey / Stouffville Historical Committee ( Ontario Local History )

By: Barkey, Jean ( Pipher ) / Stouffville ( Ontario ) Historical Committee

Price: $24.26

Publisher: Ontario, Stouffville, ON: Stouffville ( Ontario ) Historical Committee, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155204

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------large hardcover, about 9 x 12 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 205 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: Introduction - How it began when Abraham Stouffer came to Markham and Whitchurch Townships in 1804 --- Along Main Street - A guided tour of the old buildings still standing and nostalgic references to those that have long gone ---Politicians, Professionals and Personalities ---Organizations - Lodges, Boy Scouts,... View more info

Gold in the Porcupine ( Timmins / Ontario Mining history)

By: Barnes, Michael

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Cobalt, Ontario, Cobalt, ON: Highway Book Shop, 1980, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1980

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149185

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, a solid Good copy, light wear and some soiling to pale cream card covers, ink name and date, 86 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, contents include: Prologue to the Porcupine; The Big Men from the Small Town; The Prospectors; The sad Story of Reuben D'Aigle; The Mine Finders; Early Production; Fire in the Porcupine; The Camp Grows; The Great Mines; Porcupine People; The Shy Philanthropist; What happened to them?; The P... View more info

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TIMMINS: The Porcupine Country -by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining / Local History )

By: Barnes, Michael (signed) / Boston Mills Press

Price: $21.70

Publisher: Erin / Toronto, Ontario, Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1995, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154095

ISBN: 1550460501

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------about 10.75 x 9.5 inches, hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed "Best Wishes Christmas '96 Michael Barnes", 144 pages, b&w photos, ---"This is the story of the winners and the losers in the scramble to find gold in Northern Ontario in the early 1900s. In these pages we meet Noah Timmins, who gambled with one fortune and made two others; Fred Schumacher, who always doubled his price if a deal didn't go through the first time;... View more info

Image for Fortunes in the Ground:  Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake ---by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining History / Gold and Silver Mines )

Fortunes in the Ground: Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake ---by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining History / Gold and Silver Mines )

By: Barnes, Michael (signed); Foreword By Gerald S Merrithew / Boston Mills Press

Price: $24.26

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON.: Boston Mills Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155329

ISBN: 091978352X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a near Fine dustjacket, small rub mark at upper front corner of jacket, signed and dated by the author, commemoration plate on half title page for the official opening of the Eastmaque Gold Mines Limited Kirkland Lake Tailings Project, Jume 1, 1988, 263 pages, b&w photos, ---contents include: Foreword; Introduction; SILVERTOWN - Proving a camp; The Boom is in the Air; Peak and Slow Down --- GOLD in the ... View more info

KIRKLAND LAKE: On the Mile of Gold / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department / Photographs By Lynne Birnie and Eddie Duke ( Ontario Local History )

By: Barnes, Michael / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Ontario, Kirkland Lake, ON.: Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department, 1994 ( Produced By Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151574

ISBN: 1550461222

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------large hardcover, about 18.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, two gift inscriptions, gently bumped corners, 240 pages, b&w and colour photos throughout, contents include: Introduction; Making the Ground; Discovering the Northeast; Staking a Gold Camp; Slow Start; Progress and Development; Depression and Boom; Strike, War and after; Slowdown; Recovery; Recent years; The Good Life; Out for Business; The Mining game; ... View more info