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Image for Incidents of Pioneer Days at Guelph and the County of Bruce ---A Bruce County Historical Society Reprint ( Ontario )

Incidents of Pioneer Days at Guelph and the County of Bruce ---A Bruce County Historical Society Reprint ( Ontario )

By: Kennedy, David ( Sr. )

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Bruce County Historical Society ( Reprints the 1903 Toronto Edition ), 1st Printing of the 1973 Edition: 1973

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154167

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback size softcover, a Near Fine copy, 135 pages, an episodic recounting of events in Bruce County at the turn of the 20th century, headings are --- Emigration and Ultimate Settlement at Guelph; William and I Journey to Owen Sound and then to Southampton; Our Stay At and Departure from Southampton; Our Return to Guelph and Preparations to Return to Saugeen; Our Start for the New Country; Our Journey Continued --- Whiskey Incident; Our Journey Up Continued and Terminated on the 6th Day; Our Decision to Make a Scow; Our Continuation and Workshop at the Bridge; Our Departure Dow... View more info

Image for Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume III - Addressing the Twentieth Century, 1891 - 1961  ( Canadian History / Maps )( 20th / Book 3 / Three  )

Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume III - Addressing the Twentieth Century, 1891 - 1961 ( Canadian History / Maps )( 20th / Book 3 / Three )

By: Kerr, Donald (editor); Deryck W Holdsworth (ed.); Susan L Laskin; Geoffrey J Matthews, Cartographer / University of Toronto Pres ( Marvin McInnis; Peter J Usher; Norman L Nicholson; Robert Galois; Michael Staveley; Donald Cartwright; Murdo MacPherson etc

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163066

ISBN: 0802034489

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------lhardcover, about 11w x 14.5h inches, a Near Fine example in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, ---196 pages, a very nice book, ---"In 1891 the young nation of Canada stood on the brink of a great surge of growth and development. During the seven decades covered in this volume Canada would be transformed from a rural, agricultural society, almost exclusively British and French in background, to an urban, industrial nation with more cultural diversity. These developments are illustrated in the exceptionally vivid plates of the Historical Atlas of Canada, III: Addressing the... View more info

Image for Curse of the Fleur-de-Lis:  The Biography of Jacob Killman, U.E., Broken Ear ( Ta-Honh-Ta-Riako )

Curse of the Fleur-de-Lis: The Biography of Jacob Killman, U.E., Broken Ear ( Ta-Honh-Ta-Riako )

By: Killman, M ( Murray )

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Ontario, Caledonia, ON; Killman Art Gallery Publishing, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159828

ISBN: 0969464207

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 278 pages plus notes, looks new, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Mackenzie King to the Canadian People 1935 - a Reprint of Radio Broadcasts Delivered By King ---with Campaign Advertisement for " VOTE DAMUDE ", The Welland County Liberal Association ( Federal Election )( King, William Lyon MacKenzie )

Mackenzie King to the Canadian People 1935 - a Reprint of Radio Broadcasts Delivered By King ---with Campaign Advertisement for " VOTE DAMUDE ", The Welland County Liberal Association ( Federal Election )( King, William Lyon MacKenzie )

By: King, William Lyon MacKenzie ( Arthur ( B ) Byron Damude Related / Liberal Party of Canada )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: National Liberal Publicity Committee, 1935, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 137710

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 5 x 7 inches, a Very Good copy with some browning to the papges, 56 pages, contains: Political parties and Tendencies - Democracy versus Dictatorship; Principles and Policies versus Platforms and Promises -The Liberal Party's Position on Present day Problems; Unemployment - Canada's Most Urgent National Problem -a Statement of Liberal Policy, laid into this copy is an electoral 'banner' for Arthur Damude of the Welland riding in Ontario, the 'banner' is about 12 x 3 inches and reads "VOTE DAMUDE - Please Remove 9 Days Before Election day -Issued by The Welland C... View more info

Image for Place Names in Kings County, Nova Scotia -by Watson Lirkconnell -a Signed Copy ( NS Local History )

Place Names in Kings County, Nova Scotia -by Watson Lirkconnell -a Signed Copy ( NS Local History )

By: Kirkconnell, Watson (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Nova Scotia, No Place (likely Wolfville, Nova Scotia ): No Publisher - Self Published / Watson Kirkconnell, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163429

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a Very Good+ example with a wee bit of light rubbing and soiling, signed by the author, 39 pages, b&w photographs, some pencil underlining, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Acadia's Fifth Quarter Century: Acadia University, 1938 - 1963 ( Wolfville, Nova Scotia )( 5th )( The Fifth Quarter-Century Acadia University )

By: Kirkconnell, Watson / Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Nova Scotia, No Place ( Wolfville, NS ): The Governors of Acadia University, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149522

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, no dustjacket as issued, 139 pages, b&w photos, a bit of marginalia and underlining, small stamp on verso of front cover, 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 City Blocks, City Spaces:  Historical Photographs of Canada's Urban Growth, c. 1850 - 1900 / Espaces Urbains:  Photographies Historique De La Croissance Urbaine Au Canada Vers 1850 - 1900 / Public Archives Canada ( English / French )

City Blocks, City Spaces: Historical Photographs of Canada's Urban Growth, c. 1850 - 1900 / Espaces Urbains: Photographies Historique De La Croissance Urbaine Au Canada Vers 1850 - 1900 / Public Archives Canada ( English / French )

By: Koltun, Lilly / Public Archives Canada

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Canada, Canada ( Ottawa ): Public Archives Canada / Archives publiques Canada, 1980, 1st edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155622

ISBN: 0662507401

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, a very Good+ copy, a wee bit of light rubbing, 102 pages, b&w photos, loose double-sided panorama plate in pocket at rear showing Toronto Canada West 1856, about 4 feet wide x 8 inches ( 367 x 20 cm), all text is in English and French, rear colophon states "This catalogue accompanied an exhibition first shown in Ottawa from Aprill 22 to July 8, 1980", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Heritage of Canadian Military Music  (inc.  Royal Canadian Mounted Police Bands / Tattoos / Regimental Bands, etc)

The Heritage of Canadian Military Music (inc. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Bands / Tattoos / Regimental Bands, etc)

By: Kopstein, Jack; Ian Pearson ; Foreword By Colonel (Ret'd) Ian Fraser

Price: $31.61

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156517

ISBN: 1551250500

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 333 pages, b&w photos as well as some colour, ---"provides an overview of the history of military bands in Canada, including bands, marches, pipes, drums and tattoos. Through their longtime interest and experience with military bands the authors have collected information on individual bands, marches and songs, recordings, and many rare photographs which are featured in this book. Their careful research into this subject not previously well documented presents the remarkable tale of the men and ... View more info

Image for Modern Schoolhouses: With Plans and Illustrations of the Newest in Schoolhouse Architecture. Ontario Edition ---by W W La Chance ( Architect )( School Houses )( Architectural  Plans )

Modern Schoolhouses: With Plans and Illustrations of the Newest in Schoolhouse Architecture. Ontario Edition ---by W W La Chance ( Architect )( School Houses )( Architectural Plans )

By: La Chance, W W ( Royal Architectural Institute of Canada / Saskatchewan Architectural Association )( LaChance )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: William Briggs, 1919, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155326

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------limp hardcover in green cloth with black lettering and design, 262 pages, b&w photos, includes a number of ads at the front and rear of the book, b&w frontispiece of La Chance, a very interesting look back, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigration from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada (with a Map of the Townships, Designs for Cottages and a Plan of the Ship Earl of Buckingham etc)(facsimile of 1821 edition)

A Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigration from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada (with a Map of the Townships, Designs for Cottages and a Plan of the Ship Earl of Buckingham etc)(facsimile of 1821 edition)

By: Lamond, Robert ( Canadian Heritage Publications Series with Foreword By G A Neville )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Canadian Heritage Publications ( Facsimile of the 1821 Chalmers & Collins Edition. Glasgow ), 1978, 1st (facsimile) Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162404

ISBN: 0920648010

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.25w x 8h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, some browning to the covers, a tight clean copy with all fold-outs intacty, 112 pages plus index, b&w illustrations, complete title is A Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigration from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada on Government Grant, comprising the Proceedings of the Glasgow Committee for Directing the Affairs and Embarkation of the Societies, with a Map of the Townships, Designs for Cottages, and A Plan of the Ship Earl of Buckingham . also, Interesting Letters... View more info

Drums and Scalpel: From Native Healers to Physicians of the North Pacific Coast ( British Columbia / Medicine Men / Doctors )

By: Large, R Geddes

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Mitchell Press, 1968 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160202

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a near Fine copy, in a Good dustjacket with some sunning to the covers and spine, 145 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 Acadians: In Search of a Homeland  ( History inc. Louis Mailloux Affair; Cajun Odyssey; Evangeline; Louis Robichaud; Richard Hatfield and the Parti Acadien; Acadian Resistance; etc)( Acadia )

The Acadians: In Search of a Homeland ( History inc. Louis Mailloux Affair; Cajun Odyssey; Evangeline; Louis Robichaud; Richard Hatfield and the Parti Acadien; Acadian Resistance; etc)( Acadia )

By: Laxer, James; Foreword By Maurice Basque

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada / Random House of Canada, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164185

ISBN: 0385661088

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, small mark on the upper edge of the text block, 326 pages, b&w photos, ---"An evocative and beautifully written history of some of Canada’s earliest settlers, and their search for a definitive home. --In 1604, a small group of migrants fled political turmoil and famine in France to start a new colony on Canada’s east coast. Their roughly demarcated territory included what are now Canada’s Maritime provinces, land that was fought over by the British and French empires until the Acadians we... View more info

Image for Irving Layton: Taking Sides (signed)(inc. A First View, 1935 - 1937; Harold Laski, the Paradoxes of a Liberal Marxist; Essays, Reviews, Lectures 1943 - 1977; Views on the World, Letters, Articles, Travel 1960 - 1977; Ruminations; Epigrams )

Irving Layton: Taking Sides (signed)(inc. A First View, 1935 - 1937; Harold Laski, the Paradoxes of a Liberal Marxist; Essays, Reviews, Lectures 1943 - 1977; Views on the World, Letters, Articles, Travel 1960 - 1977; Ruminations; Epigrams )

By: Layton, Irving (signed); Intro By Howard Aster

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario, Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1977, 1st edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161082

ISBN: 0889620563

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good example, a bit of light rubbing, ink note on front blank endpaper, this copy has been signed without inscription by Layton, 222 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for History of Horseshoe Pitching in Canada - Canadian Championships, 1927 to 2000 (includes Quoits )

History of Horseshoe Pitching in Canada - Canadian Championships, 1927 to 2000 (includes Quoits )

By: LeClerc, Andre

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Montreal, QC: Andre LeClerc / FQJR, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154455

ISBN: 0968946402

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 8.25 x 10.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, 322 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"This book is the fruit of many years of research initiated by Edward H. Murray, Editor of the Canadian Horseshoe Pitchers Yearbook from 1976 to 1986, and completed by Andre Leclerc, current Editor of the Yearbook and Horseshoe Canada Historian. The history book is produced by Horseshoe Canada Association. ---The fabulous History of Horseshoe Pitching in Canada is told through more than 322 pages and 200 pictures! --It tells about the first traces of the game in Canada. The first clubs... View more info

Image for Wings Over Dauphin A History of a Forgotten Era (No 19 Service Flying Training School; No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery; BCATP [ British Commonwealth Air Training Plan } EATS { Empire Air Training Scheme ]/ Manitoba History / WWII)( RCAF; Royal Canadian Air Force)

Wings Over Dauphin A History of a Forgotten Era (No 19 Service Flying Training School; No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery; BCATP [ British Commonwealth Air Training Plan } EATS { Empire Air Training Scheme ]/ Manitoba History / WWII)( RCAF; Royal Canadian Air Force)

By: Lesyk, Elsie

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Manitoba, Dauphin, MB: Elsie Lesyk / Self Published, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162183

ISBN: 1550563696

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of very light rubbing, no dustjacket as issued, looks new, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED// View more info

Image for FAIR SPORT:  A History of Sports at the Canadian National Exhibition Since 1879 ( CNE / History )(inc. Boxing, Gaelic Football, Baseball, Defendo, Boxing, Judo, Pigeon Racing, Whippet Races, Snooker, Yo-yo Competitions, Canoeing, etc)

FAIR SPORT: A History of Sports at the Canadian National Exhibition Since 1879 ( CNE / History )(inc. Boxing, Gaelic Football, Baseball, Defendo, Boxing, Judo, Pigeon Racing, Whippet Races, Snooker, Yo-yo Competitions, Canoeing, etc)

By: Leveridge, Bill ( A W ) ( Canadian National Exhibition / CNE )

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Canadian National Exhibition ( CNE ), 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161894

Condition: Good (see description)


---------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Good example, some cover wear and creases, some short tears, still a solid copy, 360 pages plus many pages of b&w photos including early auto race, Tom Longboat, Pigskin Pete ( Hap Watson ), Harry "RED" Foster, Alex Higgins, Cliff Thornburn, Jake Gaudaur and many more, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Images and Voices of Lighthouse Country: A Pict / Oral History of Deep Bay, Bowser, Qualicum Bay, Horne Lake -by Rita Levitz and Leah Willott -SIGNED BY BOTH ( Pictoral / Pictorial / Picture History )( B.C. / BC / British Columbia Local History )

Images and Voices of Lighthouse Country: A Pict / Oral History of Deep Bay, Bowser, Qualicum Bay, Horne Lake -by Rita Levitz and Leah Willott -SIGNED BY BOTH ( Pictoral / Pictorial / Picture History )( B.C. / BC / British Columbia Local History )

By: Levitz, Rita; Leah Willott (signed) ( British Columbia / BC Local History )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: British Columbia, Bowser, BC: Images & Voices, 1997, 1st edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159223

ISBN: 096818880X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a near Fine copy with a wee bit of very slight rubbing to edges, 200 pages, b&w photos, signed by Levitz and Willott, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The River Palace ---a Signed Copy (The Many Lives of the Kingston )

The River Palace ---a Signed Copy (The Many Lives of the Kingston )

By: Lewis, Walter and Rick Neilson (signed by both)

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157023

ISBN: 155002793X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by the authors, 248 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"Steamboats carrying passengers from Hamilton to Montreal via the rapids of the St. Lawrence were a popular sight in the latter half of the nineteenth century. In 1855, the Kingston, an iron steamboat built for John Hamilton, appeared in the Great Lakes. When the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) toured British North America in 1860, the Kingston became his floating palace for much of his time between Quebec and Toronto. While many steamboats ... View more info

Image for From Tent to Tower:  The Biography of Sydney H Logan -by Anne M Logan -a Signed Copy ( Cobalt, Ontario / Canadian Bank of Commerce related / later Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce / CIBC )

From Tent to Tower: The Biography of Sydney H Logan -by Anne M Logan -a Signed Copy ( Cobalt, Ontario / Canadian Bank of Commerce related / later Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce / CIBC )

By: Logan, Anne M (signed) ( Sydney H Logan related)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Ontario ): No Publisher / Self Published - Anne M Logan ( Printed By T H Best Printing Company, Don Mills, ON.), 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155719

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.5 x 8.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, signed and inscribed by the author, 134 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

School's Out: A Pictorial History of Ontario's Converted Schoolhouses / Boston Mills Press

By: Logan, Anne M / Boston Mills Press

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Erin / Toronto, Ontario, Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150596

ISBN: 0919783724

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 8.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 84 pages, colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info