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

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: 157567

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

Image for Windsor, Nova Scotia: A Journey in History -by L S Loomer / West Hants Historical Society, NS ( N.S. Local History )

Windsor, Nova Scotia: A Journey in History -by L S Loomer / West Hants Historical Society, NS ( N.S. Local History )

By: Loomer, L S ( Leslie Sinclair " Larry " )/ West Hants Historical Society, Nova Scotia

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Windsor, NS: West Hants Historical Society, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160476

ISBN: 0968064108

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-------------softcover, about 5.5w x 8h inches, a close to near Fine copy but there is a very slight rub mark on lower corner of front cover, 399 pages, illustrated with photos, illustrations and maps, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Residential Schools with Words and Images of Survivors / Indigenous Education Press - Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre ( History )  ( Indian / Native displacement)

Residential Schools with Words and Images of Survivors / Indigenous Education Press - Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre ( History ) ( Indian / Native displacement)

By: Loyie, Larry; Wayne K Spear; Constance Brissenden (with the Words and Images of Survivors of the Residential Schools System )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Brantford, Ontario, Brantford, ON: Indigenous Education Press - Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163631

ISBN: 0993937101

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 10.25w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of light rubbing, looks new, 103 pages, colour and b&w photos, ---"Residential Schools, With the Words and Images of Survivorsry honours the survivors, the former students, who attended residential schools. Designed for the general reader this accessible, 112-page history offers a first-person perspective of the residential school system in Canada, as it shares the memories of more than 70 survivors from across Canada as well as 125 archival and contemporary images (65 black & white... View more info

Image for The Making of the Canadian West Being the Reminiscences of an Eye Witness 1898:  Coles Canadiana Collection Facsimile

The Making of the Canadian West Being the Reminiscences of an Eye Witness 1898: Coles Canadiana Collection Facsimile

By: MacBeth, Reverend R G [ Roderick George ]: Coles Canadiana Collection

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Coles Canadiana Collection, 1973, First Coles Printing (reprints in Facsimile the 1898 William Briggs 1st Edition ): 1973

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147844

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, 230 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for SIXTY YEARS OF REMEMBRANCE: A HISTORY OF GENERAL NELLES ( ONT. No. 124 ) BRANCH, ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 1928-1988 and NIAGARA-on-the-LAKE WORLD WAR II HONOUR ROLL ( 60 )( Honor )( Ontario )

SIXTY YEARS OF REMEMBRANCE: A HISTORY OF GENERAL NELLES ( ONT. No. 124 ) BRANCH, ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 1928-1988 and NIAGARA-on-the-LAKE WORLD WAR II HONOUR ROLL ( 60 )( Honor )( Ontario )

By: Macdonald, Cathy; Idella Serafini; Sue Swayze / General Nelles Branch, Royal Canadian Legion, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Likely Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario ): General Nelles (Ont. No. 124) Branch, Royal Canadian Legion, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147807

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, , about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy, 114 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; General Nelles Branch, Royal Canadian Legion: A History, 1928-1938; Leading The Way in War and Peace, 1939-1948; The New Generation Accepts the Torc h: 1949-1969; 1970-1988; Honour Roll; Niagara-on-the-Lake World War II Honour Roll; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Adelaide Hoodless:  Domestic Crusader ---by Cheryl MacDonald -a Signed Copy

Adelaide Hoodless: Domestic Crusader ---by Cheryl MacDonald -a Signed Copy

By: MacDonald, Cheryl ( Signed )( Adelaide Hoodless related)

Price: $25.01

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157087

ISBN: 155002017X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, 183 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, signed by MacDonald on the title page without inscription, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Eye Opener Bob---by Grant MacEwan---a Signed Copy ( Robert Chambers Edwards / Calgary, Alberta )

Eye Opener Bob---by Grant MacEwan---a Signed Copy ( Robert Chambers Edwards / Calgary, Alberta )

By: MacEwan, Grant (signed)( Robert "Bob" Chambers Edwards related)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Modern Press, 1974, 1st Edition, Later Printing,: 1974

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156490

ISBN: 0919306462

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a lightly chipped and torn Good dustjacket, signed and inscribed by MacEwan, 207 pages, ---"there has since been no book that has brought to life early Calgary the way that Eye Opener Bob does. Perhaps more importantly, it's the closest we'll ever get to Robert Chambers Edwards Eye Opener Bob the irrepressible editor of Calgary's most singular newspaper, and the city's most singular denizen. Bob Edwards was a true Canadian original, the prototypical hard-drinking, pull-no-punches editor of the Calgary Eye Openerat the time the largest paper betwee... View more info

Image for The Slopes of the Andes:  Four Essays on the Rural Myth in Ontario ( The Sense of Community; The Round of the Year; From Pioneer to Farmer - Honour and Reviling; The Uses of Education -a Thoroughly Negative Minded Report from the Late Twentieth Century )

The Slopes of the Andes: Four Essays on the Rural Myth in Ontario ( The Sense of Community; The Round of the Year; From Pioneer to Farmer - Honour and Reviling; The Uses of Education -a Thoroughly Negative Minded Report from the Late Twentieth Century )

By: MacGillivray, Royce / Mika Publishing

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Belleville, ON.: Mika Publishing / Press, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147057

ISBN: 092134144X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, ink gift inscription, small address sticker on front blank endpaper, 191 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Fitzgerald's Storm:  The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald ---by Dr Joseph MacInnis -a Signed Copy ( Great Lakes / Shipwreck )

Fitzgerald's Storm: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald ---by Dr Joseph MacInnis -a Signed Copy ( Great Lakes / Shipwreck )

By: MacInnis, Dr Joseph (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1997, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155549

ISBN: 0771574673

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed by the author without inscription, 131 + 5 pages, contents include: Soundings; PART I ... THE GALES OF NOVEMBER: Loading the last Cargo; I Christen You Edmund Fitzgerald; the First Twelve Hours; the Second Twelve Hours; the Last Five Hours; the Final Minutes; Silence in the Waves; My Brother's Keeper; The Families; The Song; the Official Inquiry ....PART TWO: THE DIVES: The First Dives; for Sale, the Soul of a Ship; Fire Inside the Lake; Blue Casino; Twenty Years Later; the Honor Guard --- ( The Crew of the Edmund Fitzger... View more info

Image for Celebrating Our Heritage: The History of Westville ( Town / Local Nova Scotia History )

Celebrating Our Heritage: The History of Westville ( Town / Local Nova Scotia History )

By: MacKinnon, Margaret and George Henaut / Westville Heritage Group and Westville High School

Price: $36.89

Publisher: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Antigonish, NS: Scotia Design Publications / Westville Heritage Group and High School, 1986: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158233

ISBN: 0920147004

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 6.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, 208 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Rivers of Canada -by Hugh Maclennan -Signed (inc. St Lawrence; Ottawa; St John; Miramichi; Niagara; Grand; Red; Saskatchewan; Mackenzie; Saguenay; Hamilton; Albany; Streams; etc)

Rivers of Canada -by Hugh Maclennan -Signed (inc. St Lawrence; Ottawa; St John; Miramichi; Niagara; Grand; Red; Saskatchewan; Mackenzie; Saguenay; Hamilton; Albany; Streams; etc)

By: MacLennan, Hugh (signed); Photography / Photographs By John De Visser

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan of Canada, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163819

ISBN: 0770511724

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 9w x 12.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of flaking at upper spine tip, signed and inscribed by the author "To M______ with all good wishes Hugh MacLennan 1974", 270 pages, colour and b&w photos throughout, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED and INSCRIBED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Agnes Macphail:  Letters from the Commons (quotations)  / Poems By Susan Fenton Gibson (signed), Illustrations / Illustrated By Judy Lowry (signed) / The Ginger Press, Owen Sound Ontario ( copy # 173 )

Agnes Macphail: Letters from the Commons (quotations) / Poems By Susan Fenton Gibson (signed), Illustrations / Illustrated By Judy Lowry (signed) / The Ginger Press, Owen Sound Ontario ( copy # 173 )

By: Macphail, Agnes (quotations); Poems By Susan Fenton Gibson (signed), Illustrations / Illustrated By Judy Lowry (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Owen Sound, Ontario, Owen Sound, ON: The Ginger Press, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162289

ISBN: 0921773188

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------softcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, ribbon tied, a Near Fine example, a bit of sunning to the covers otherwise Fine, # 173 of an unspecified milmited edition, signed by Gibson and Lowry, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Minesweepers of the Royal Canadian Navy 1938 - 1945 ( RCN / R.C.N.)( Mine Sweepers )

Minesweepers of the Royal Canadian Navy 1938 - 1945 ( RCN / R.C.N.)( Mine Sweepers )

By: Macpherson, Ken, with a Foreword By A H G Storrs, REAR ADMIRAL, RCN (ret'd)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St. Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell Publishing, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145368

ISBN: 0920277551

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------large oblong hardcover, aabout 11 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 110 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Foreword; Introduction; Some Remarks on Minesweeping; Fundy Class; Bangor Class, 1939 - 40 / 1940 - 41 / 1940 - 41 ( Diesel ) / 1941 - 1942 Programme; Ex-RN Bangor Class; Algerine Class; Ex-Norwegian Whalers; Llewellyn Class ---ships included are: Comox; Fundy; Gaspe; Nootka / Nanoose; Bellechaise; Burlington; Chedabucto; Clayoquot; Cowichan; Georgian; Mahone; Malpeque; Minas; Miramichi; Nipigon; Outarde; Quatsino; Quinte; Thunder; Ungav... View more info

Image for History and Integration of Poles in Canada: A Review of the Growth and Progress of the Canadian Polish Community from 1752 Through 1967 / The Canadian Polish Congress Niagara Peninsula ( Poland / Immigrants / Immigration )

History and Integration of Poles in Canada: A Review of the Growth and Progress of the Canadian Polish Community from 1752 Through 1967 / The Canadian Polish Congress Niagara Peninsula ( Poland / Immigrants / Immigration )

By: Makowski, William Boleslaus; Foreword By The Rt. Hon. John G Diefenbaker / The Canadian Polish Congress Niagara Peninsula

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: The Canadian Polish Congress Niagara Peninsula, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163968

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example but there is some offset to the endpapers, a bit of age darkening to the text block, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some rubbing and light wear, some short closed tears. longer tear on rear panel, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 274 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 Warships of the Great Lakes, 1754 to 1834 -by Robert Malcomson ( Lake Erie / Ontario / Huron / Michigan / Superior / Champlain )( War of 1812 related)

Warships of the Great Lakes, 1754 to 1834 -by Robert Malcomson ( Lake Erie / Ontario / Huron / Michigan / Superior / Champlain )( War of 1812 related)

By: Malcomson, Robert

Price: $15.77

Publisher: England, Rochester, Kent, UK: Caxton Publishing Group, 2003, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161212

ISBN: 1840675357

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gift inscription, 160 pages, b&w photos and illustrations throughout as well as a bit of colour, ---"While the great fleets battled for international domination on the oceanseas, the age of fighting sail also evolved in the interior of North America. For eighty years (roughly 1754-1834) freshwater was the home to warships that ranged in size from the simplest gunboat to a First Rate that could have held its own in Nelson's line of battle. This book presents the history of the navies developed by the French, British and Americ... View more info

Image for A Very Brilliant Affair:  The Battle of Queenston Heights, 1812 -by Robert Malcomson -a Signed Copy ( War of 1812 )

A Very Brilliant Affair: The Battle of Queenston Heights, 1812 -by Robert Malcomson -a Signed Copy ( War of 1812 )

By: Malcomson, Robert (signed)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Robin Brass Studio, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162440

ISBN: 1896941338

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by the author, 328 pages, contents include: Preface; Prologue; The Niagara Frontier in 1812; War preparations at Washington & Quebec; New York & Upper Canada, Spring 1812; Enter the Van Renselaers, July & August 1812; Detroit & the Armistice, July & August 1812; March & Drill on the Niagara, July - September 1812; Final Preparations, September - October 1812; Lieutenant Colonel Van Rensaeler's Attack;major General Brock's Last Command; Major General Sheaffe's Victory; The Results of the Battle; Epi... View more info

Image for A Very Brilliant Affair:  The Battle of Queenston Heights, 1812 -by Robert Malcomson -a Signed Copy ( War of 1812 )

A Very Brilliant Affair: The Battle of Queenston Heights, 1812 -by Robert Malcomson -a Signed Copy ( War of 1812 )

By: Malcomson, Robert (signed)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Robin Brass Studio, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164525

ISBN: 1896941338

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fine example in a Fine dustjacket, pretty much a new copy, signed without inscription by the author, 328 pages, contents include: Preface; Prologue; The Niagara Frontier in 1812; War preparations at Washington & Quebec; New York & Upper Canada, Spring 1812; Enter the Van Renselaers, July & August 1812; Detroit & the Armistice, July & August 1812; March & Drill on the Niagara, July - September 1812; Final Preparations, September - October 1812; Lieutenant Colonel Van Rensaeler's Attack;major General Brock's Last Command; Major General Sheaffe's Victory; The Results of t... View more info

Image for HMS DETROIT:  The Battle for Lake Erie  ( War of 1812 / H.M.S. )

HMS DETROIT: The Battle for Lake Erie ( War of 1812 / H.M.S. )

By: Malcomson, Thomas with Robert Malcomson

Price: $19.73

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156297

ISBN: 0920277543

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy, usual library marks and stamps, in an attractive Very Good+ dustjacket, library sticker on spine of jacket, a bit of sunning to the spine of the jacket, 150 pages, b&w illustrations and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

HMS DETROIT: The Battle for Lake Erie -Signed By Thomas and Robert Malcomson ( War of 1812 / H.M.S. ))

By: Malcomson, Thomas with Robert Malcomson (signed by both)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157044

ISBN: 0920277543

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a very lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, signed without inscription by RM, signed and inscribed "For M___" by TM, 150 pages, b&w illustrations and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A Truly Loyal Subject: An Account of the Life of George Brown and the Founding of Canada

By: Marquis, Vincent ( George Brown related)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Ontario, Russell, ON.: The Home Works Company, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151528

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-------------htrade paperback, a Very Good+ copy, 98 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info