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

By: Garnham, Gwelda

Price: $12.74

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

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

By: Garno, Noah

Price: $12.74

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: $12.74

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

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

By: Gell, John

Price: $44.74

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: $191.94

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

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Mississauga Moments: An Anthology of Local Fact, Fiction, Legend -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Local History )

By: Gibson, Eric (signed), Edited By Marian M Gibson (signed)( with Aileen Wortley; Walter Brown )

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, ON.: Onaway Associates, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150046

ISBN: 0968548504

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed by Marian Gibson, signed and inscribed by Eric Gibson, 103 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Mississaugas of the Credit River; Thomas Ingersoll; A Family Honeymoon Trip to Clarkson; Tiger Dunlop's Advice; A Credit Valley Legend; Water Serpent; The Plagues of Mississauga; BANARES; St Peter's Anglican Church; Some Ramblings about Canadian Vines; Colonel Thompson; Meadowvale; The Great Western railway; Malton Hi... View more info

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Caledonia's Century Homes ( Caledonia Ontario Local History / Haldimand County )

By: Gillespie, Evelyn; Anne Corlis; Isabel Smith / Caledonia Ontario History

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Canada, No Place ( Caledonia, ON ): No Publisher / Self Published, 1971, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1971

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146488

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with just a bit of very light wear and rubbing, unpaginated but a former owner has pencilled page numbers ( 53 ), b&w photographs with each having a short note about the house in the photo, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Story of Etobicoke 1850 - 1950 ( Centennial Year / Ontario Local History )( Toronto related)

By: Given, Robert A

Price: $20.42

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Etobicoke, ON.): No Publisher / Etobicoke Centennial Year Council, No Date ( 1950 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155196

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a solid Very Good copy, 76 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 Story of Etobicoke 1850 - 1950 ( Centennial Year / Ontario Local History )( Toronto related)

The Story of Etobicoke 1850 - 1950 ( Centennial Year / Ontario Local History )( Toronto related)

By: Given, Robert A

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Etobicoke, ON.): No Publisher / Etobicoke Centennial Year Council, 1973, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155197

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.25 x 6.25 inches, a solid Very Good copy, 76 pages, b&w photos, ink name and date on title page, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Tender Roots: A Century of Growth, 1895 - 1995, the Baptists of Preston / King Street Baptist Church ( Cambridge, Ontario / Church History )

By: Gowing, Walter W / King Street Baptist Church, Preston ( Cambridge ), Ontario

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Ontario, Preston ( Cambridge ), ON: King Street Baptist Church, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149377

ISBN: 096815980X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback size softcover, a solid Very Good+ copy with some light wear, 377 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Early Days in Westboro Beach:  Reflections and Images -by Robert Grainger -a Signed Copy / Westboro Beach Community Association ( Ottawa, Ontario Related / Local History )

Early Days in Westboro Beach: Reflections and Images -by Robert Grainger -a Signed Copy / Westboro Beach Community Association ( Ottawa, Ontario Related / Local History )

By: Grainger, Robert (signed) Edited By Jack Best / Westboro Beach Community Association

Price: $38.34

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Westboro Beach Community Association, No Date ( 2005 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156474

ISBN: 0973959800

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hard cover, about 8.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Grainger, xvi + 237 pages, b&w photos, 4 b&w aerial shots from different time periods, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

150 Years in the Field: Toronto and North York Hunt, 1843 - 1993 - Celebrating One Hundred Fifty Years of Foxhunting ( Hunt Club / Fox Hunting )

By: Gray, William M / Toronto and North York Hunt Club

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Erin / Toronto, Ontario, Erin, ON / Toronto, Ontario: Boston Mills Press / Toronto and North York Hunt Club, 1994, 1st edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151624

ISBN: 1550461680

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good dustjacket with some light rubbing and a couple of short closed tears, 83 pages, b&w and colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Old Log School -by Gavin Hamilton Green / The Huron County Historical Society ( Ontario Pioneer History )

The Old Log School -by Gavin Hamilton Green / The Huron County Historical Society ( Ontario Pioneer History )

By: Green, Gavin Hamilton / The Huron County Historical Society

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Natural Heritage / Natural History Inc with The Huron County Historical Society, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161417

ISBN: 0920474713

Condition: Very Good (see description)


--------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, a bit of curling to upper corner of front cover, ink gift inscription, a bit of sunning to the spine and front panel, 191 pages, b&w photographs, ---"Gavin Hamilton Green was well-known to Goderich visitors as the "racy, entertaining and genial proprietor" of Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe. His writings describe the colourful, sometimes wily ways of pioneer history in Colborne Townshi... View more info

Image for ---and They Came to East Flamborough - A Celebration of East Flamborough Township's pre-Confederation Heritage -a Signed Copy  ( Waterdown / Ontario Local History )

---and They Came to East Flamborough - A Celebration of East Flamborough Township's pre-Confederation Heritage -a Signed Copy ( Waterdown / Ontario Local History )

By: Green, Patricia and Maurice with Sylvia and Robert Wray (signed by all four ) / Waterdown - East Flamborough Heritage Society

Price: $44.74

Publisher: Waterdown, Ontario, Waterdown, ON.: Waterdown - East Flamborough Heritage Society , 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157124

ISBN: 0921592256

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 9 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy, a bit of very light rubbing, signed by all four authors, 98 pages, b&w photos throughout, chapters include: Aldershot and the Lower Concessions --- CROWN Farm 1825 - 1845 -WOODHILL 1833 - HERBERTON House 1847 - 1850-1860; Waterdown and the Third Concession ---The former Wesleyan Methodist Church 1838 - 1844 - 1845 - 1846 - MAPLEBANK 1847 - 1850 - 1856 to 1857 - 1856 to 1864 - Wesleyan Methodist Parsonage 1857 -... View more info

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: $42.18

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

Uncle Hannes and Levi / Pennsylvania Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 3 ( Kitchener / Waterloo / Preston / Hespeler / Mennonites )

By: Groh, Ivan / Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 3

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Pennsylvania ( German ) Folklore Society of Ontario - Canadian-German Folklore Series, # 3, 1970, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152715

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Very Good copy, 162 pages, a fictional account of John Baer a gifted Mennonite minister, farmer and builder. He and his friend Levi reminisce about events, people, feelings and standards of conduct in the closely knit Pennsylvania German Mennonite community in the Preston - Hespeler district of Waterloo Township, 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: $14.02

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: $31.94

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 Nia... 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: $95.94

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&#... 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: $11.46

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