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Gesner's Dream: The Trials and Tribulations of Early Mining in New Brunswick -by Gwen L Martin (signed) ( NB / N.B. Mines / Prospectors / Prospecting / History )( Abraham Gesner )

By: Martin, Gwen L (signed)/ Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick / Halifax, Nova Scotia, Fredericton, NB: Gwen Martin / Canadian Institue of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155633

ISBN: 1894475461

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 6.75 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy but the book is a bit wavy, an unread copy so the publisher's binding might be too tight and thus the waviness, signed by Martin, 328 pages, b&w photos, ---"Whenever you read this book, whether by day or by night, miners are at work in New Brunswick. Their underground world is magical and terrifying. Caverns traced by fragile points of light recede into utter blackness, and the stone walls expose swirls of rock frozen in three dimensions. Overhead are vaulted ceilings, silent and beautiful as a Gothic cathedral. The heritage ... View more info

Image for Flying the Frontiers ---a Half Million Hours of Aviation Adventure ---with Flying the Frontiers, More Hours of Aviation Adventure -Volume 1 and 2 and 3 -THREE BOOKS ( Bushpilot / Aviator / Aviation / Flying Biographies)(vols. I, II, III )

Flying the Frontiers ---a Half Million Hours of Aviation Adventure ---with Flying the Frontiers, More Hours of Aviation Adventure -Volume 1 and 2 and 3 -THREE BOOKS ( Bushpilot / Aviator / Aviation / Flying Biographies)(vols. I, II, III )

By: Matheson, Shirlee Smith (poem By Olden Bawld )

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan / Calgary, Alberta, Saskatoon, SK / Calgary, AB: Fifth House Ltd. / Detselig Enterprises, 1994 / 1996 / 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156293

ISBN: 1550591312

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, books 1 and 2 are about 6.25 x 9.25 inches and are both Near Fine copies in Near Fine dustjackets, book 3 is about 7.5 x 9.25 and is a solid Good exlibrary copy with the usual library marks and stamps, no dustjacket as issued, 213 and 320 and 288 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"---brings to life the log books and journals of people for whom aviation is a way of life. ---Told first-hand by the people who experienced them, these are wondrous tales of near misses and amazing successes, heroism and foolishness, innovations and renovati... View more info

Image for Maverick in the Sky: The Aerial Adventures of WWI Flying Ace Freddie McCall ( RFC -Royal Flying Corps; BACTP -British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; Stunt Pilot; etc)( Alberta Canada )

Maverick in the Sky: The Aerial Adventures of WWI Flying Ace Freddie McCall ( RFC -Royal Flying Corps; BACTP -British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; Stunt Pilot; etc)( Alberta Canada )

By: Matheson, Shirlee Smith (signed )( Freddie [ Fred ] McCall related)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: Frontenac House, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161861

ISBN: 1897181167

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 5.25w x 8.25h inches, a near Fine example, signed without inscription by the author, as well this has been signed by a McCall family member (likely Fred Jr. but it is hard to make out the signature 100% accurately), 112 pages, b&w photos, ---"Aviation adventures are Shirlee Smith Matheson's specialty. In Maverick in the Sky the author paints a fascinating portrait of flying ace Freddie McCall, one of the most successful fighter pilots of World War I. McCall's bold spirit might well have been inherited from his clan motto Dulce Periculum Danger is Sweet. His amaz... View more info

Image for Dixie and the Dominion:  Canada, the confederacy and the War for the Union  (includes a chapter on  John Wilkes Booth )

Dixie and the Dominion: Canada, the confederacy and the War for the Union (includes a chapter on John Wilkes Booth )

By: Mayers, Adam

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Group, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155284

ISBN: 155002468X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 255 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Prologue; The Celebrated Stranger; Spring Summons; Arrival; Northwestern Conspiracy; The Irish Lord; Failed Rebellion; Peace Plans; Canadian Coalition; The Lake Erie Raid; Confederates in Charlottetown; The St Albans Raid; Nation Builders at Quebec; Diplomatic Crisis; Firebombing New York; The Confederation Road Show; John Wilkes Booth; That Stupid Judge; Soldier of Empire; Winter Debates; Assassination; Epilogue, ---"Dixie & the Dominion is a compelling look at how the U.S. Civil W... View more info

Image for Historic Saugeen & Its Metis People / Saguingue Metis Council ( Ontario History )

Historic Saugeen & Its Metis People / Saguingue Metis Council ( Ontario History )

By: McArthur, Patsy Lou Wilson / Saguingue Metis Council

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Ontario, Port Elgin, ON: Saguingue Metis Council, 2015, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2015

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162854

ISBN: 0973762004

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 10.75h inches, a Near Fine example, 165 pages, b&w photos throughout 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 Burnaby:  A Proud Century: A Historical Commemoration of Burnaby's Centennial -by Pixie McGeachie ( British Columbia Local History )( BC Forestry / Logging / Loggers related ) ( 100 Years )

Burnaby: A Proud Century: A Historical Commemoration of Burnaby's Centennial -by Pixie McGeachie ( British Columbia Local History )( BC Forestry / Logging / Loggers related ) ( 100 Years )

By: McGeachie, Pixie, with Jim Wolf

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Opus Productions, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160750

ISBN: 021926081

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 128 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 Story of Fairbank Oil:  Four Generations of the Family Producing Oil Longer Than Anyone in the World -a signed copy ( Lambton County, Ontario )

The Story of Fairbank Oil: Four Generations of the Family Producing Oil Longer Than Anyone in the World -a signed copy ( Lambton County, Ontario )

By: McGee, Patricia (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Petrolia, ON: Words Unlimited Ink, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145193

ISBN: 0973358106

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8 x 8 inches, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light wear, signed and inscribed by the author, 201 pages, b&w photos, short gift inscription on verso of front cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for RIVERSIDE and the People Who Made it Special, 1897 - 1997 -The Riverside Country Club 100th Anniversary ( Golf Club in Saint John, New Brunswick )( St John, N.B. / NB )

RIVERSIDE and the People Who Made it Special, 1897 - 1997 -The Riverside Country Club 100th Anniversary ( Golf Club in Saint John, New Brunswick )( St John, N.B. / NB )

By: McGuire, Peter (signed) / Riverside Country Club, Saint John, New Brunswick

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Saint John, New Brunswick, Saint John, NB: Riverside Country Club, 1997, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1997

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155264

ISBN: 0968313108

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by McGuire on the front blank endpaper, 264 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 Early Writings of David Willson:  A Forgotten Voice from Upper Canada -by W John McIntyre ( Quaker sect known as, 'The Children of Peace' or 'Davidites,' based at Sharon (formerly Hope) in York County, Upper Canada )

Early Writings of David Willson: A Forgotten Voice from Upper Canada -by W John McIntyre ( Quaker sect known as, 'The Children of Peace' or 'Davidites,' based at Sharon (formerly Hope) in York County, Upper Canada )

By: McIntyre, W John ( William )( David Willson )

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Ontario, York, ON ( Toronto, Ontario ): The York Pioneer and Historical Society, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157248

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, ink note, small stain to fore edge and lower edge of text block, stain on rear cover, 59 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---contents include: Foreword; Introduction; The "Practical Life" of David Willson; Willson's First Published Writings, 1815 - 1817; DW and the Jews; Impressions of the Mind; Style and Imagery in DW's Early Writings; Notes; Bibliography; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Hudson's Bay Company's 1835 Steam Ship BEAVER -by John McKay / Vanwell Publishing ( Hudsons Bay Company / Steamship / Steamboat / Boat )

By: McKay, John; Leonard McCann; James Delgado

Price: $13.13

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160772

ISBN: 1551250667

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 10.25w x 10h inches, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, crease to rear flap, 192 pages, b&w photos and illustrations and digrams, this copy does not include the separate packet of schematics and diagrams (book only), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Early Photography in Kingston -a signed Copy ( one of 100 Copies ) ( Ontario History )

By: McKendry, Blake (signed) and Jennifer McKendry (signed)

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Ontario, Elginburg / Kingston, ON: Self Published / Blake and Jennifer McKendry, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153213

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------large (small quarto) softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, signed by both authors, #99 of 100 numbered signed copies, presentation plate to Ontario photographer Leonard Cobb tipped in on front blank endpaper ( Len Cobb ), as well laid in to this copy is an envelope from Ronald Lamont, photographer containing 3 photos of a shop window letting customers know that Len Cobb was on his way to Switzerland to find out all about new developments in photography, in that display is a telegram from Cobb dated 1960, all 3 photos are of the same image, ---the book has 60 pages pl... View more info

Image for The Archibald McLachlins of Southwold ( Emigrated 1845 ) & the Alexander McLartys of North Yarmouth ( Emigrated 1831 ) / Clan MacLachlan Society

The Archibald McLachlins of Southwold ( Emigrated 1845 ) & the Alexander McLartys of North Yarmouth ( Emigrated 1831 ) / Clan MacLachlan Society

By: McLachlin, John Adam / Clan MacLachlan Society

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Ontario, St Thomas, ON: John Adam McLachlin / Clan MacLachlan Society, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163418

ISBN: 091993949X

Condition: Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Fine example, no dustjacket as issued, 78 pages, colour and 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 Prominent People of New Brunswick, in Religious, Educational, Political, Professional, Commercial and Social Activities of the Province also a Brief Historical and Biographical Reference to New Brunswickers of the Past, etc/ Biographical Society Canada

Prominent People of New Brunswick, in Religious, Educational, Political, Professional, Commercial and Social Activities of the Province also a Brief Historical and Biographical Reference to New Brunswickers of the Past, etc/ Biographical Society Canada

By: McLean, Lieutenant-Colonel C H (compiler), Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey; Robert T Allen / The Biographical Society of Canada Limited

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Canada, Canada (likely New Brunswick / NB ): The Biographical Society of Canada Limited , 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146008

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hard cover, a solid Good copy in pebbled blue cloth, no dustjacket as issued, looks quite good overall but there is a dampstain along the bottom edge of the pages, dampstain does not affect text or readability, 261 pages, b&w frontispieces, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Whispering Winds of Yesteryear:  Glen Bain RM ( Rural Municipality )( Saskatchewan Local History )( Glenbain )

Whispering Winds of Yesteryear: Glen Bain RM ( Rural Municipality )( Saskatchewan Local History )( Glenbain )

By: Mcleod, Ian (editor); Message By Frank Mulatz (President) Glen Bain Historical Society

Price: $131.93

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Glen Bain, SK: Glen Bain ( Glenbain ) Historical Society, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164075

ISBN: 0919781721

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good to Very Good+ example, light wear and rubbing, some small smudges to the lower edge of the text block, gift inscription, 806 pages, b&w photos, extra shipping may be required depending upon destination -if an issue please inquire before ordering, 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 Emigrant Ancestors of a Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario  - Jackman, Lillywhite; Wray; Rutherford; Campbell; Freeborn; Rowell; Green; Coyne; Gardiner; Langford; Rich; Street

The Emigrant Ancestors of a Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario - Jackman, Lillywhite; Wray; Rutherford; Campbell; Freeborn; Rowell; Green; Coyne; Gardiner; Langford; Rich; Street

By: Merriman, Brenda Dougall

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Ontario Genealogical Society, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147631

ISBN: 1551169207

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 189 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Seminar Annual:  Sudbury 1983 / Ontario Genealogical Society (inc. Hudson's Bay Company [Archives, Organization, etc]; Genealogy in the French Community of Sudbury; German Speaking Immigrants in Northern Ontario; Photography & Genealogy; etc)

Seminar Annual: Sudbury 1983 / Ontario Genealogical Society (inc. Hudson's Bay Company [Archives, Organization, etc]; Genealogy in the French Community of Sudbury; German Speaking Immigrants in Northern Ontario; Photography & Genealogy; etc)

By: Merriman, Brenda Dougall (ed.) Ontario Genealogical Society; Mary Stefura, Yew Lee, Judith Beattie, Lucien Michaud, Gertrud Jaron Lewis, Germain Lemieux, Ryan Taylor, Gary Peck, Michael R Pageau, Mary Shantz, Eileen Goltz, Bruce Elliott Lorne Rowebottom

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Ontario Genealogical Society, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163431

ISBN: 0920036104

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 6w x 8.5h inches, a Very Good+ example with a wee bit of light rubbing, 126 pages, b&w photographs, 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 Don Messer's Jubilee Coast to Coast Centennial Tour ---with The Don Messer Show Souvenir Book -TWO VOLUMES

Don Messer's Jubilee Coast to Coast Centennial Tour ---with The Don Messer Show Souvenir Book -TWO VOLUMES

By: Messer, Don; Lloyd MacInnis

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Don Messer Show / Don Messer's Jubilee, NO DATES ( 1967 circa), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160667

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), softcovers, both are Very Good to Very Good+, the JUBILEE book is about 8.5w x 11h inches, unpaginated, 16 pages plus covers, b&w photos as well as a center spread double page map showing all the tour stops, the other book is by MacInnis and is about 5w x 8.25h inches, unpaginated, 16 pages plus covers, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Italian Lives, Cape Breton Memories /  University College of Cape Breton Press  ( UCCB / UCCBP )( Italian Canadians / Immigrants / Immigration / Culture / Nova Scotia History )

Italian Lives, Cape Breton Memories / University College of Cape Breton Press ( UCCB / UCCBP )( Italian Canadians / Immigrants / Immigration / Culture / Nova Scotia History )

By: Migliore, Sam; A Evo diPierro / UCCB ( University College of Cape Breton Press )

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Sydney, NS: University College of Cape Breton Press ( UCCB / UCCBP ), 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162892

ISBN: 092033671X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 11w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine example, 336 pages, b&w photos, ---"Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is most often associated with a version of Scottish culture that has evolved in its own unique ways. Though worthy of celebration, that perception tends to overwhelm the realities of everyday life experiences by people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. A strong and vibrant Italian presence on the island, for instance, dates back more than 150 years.Italian Lives, Cape Breton Memories conveys the rich and varied experiences of Italians living in Cape Breton in their ow... View more info

Image for Air Transport in Canada --by Larry Milberry / CANAV Books -Book 1 and 2 ---TWO VOLUMES

Air Transport in Canada --by Larry Milberry / CANAV Books -Book 1 and 2 ---TWO VOLUMES

By: Milberry, Larry / CANAV Books

Price: $118.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: CANAV Books, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing for Both: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159102

ISBN: 0921022093

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, both are about 9.5 x 12.5 inches, both are Near Fine copies in Near Fine dustjackets, 1040 pages in total, packed with b&w and colour photos -over 4000 photos, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, ---"Air Transport in Canada is the 20th in the world-acclaimed CANAV Books aviation series, and the grandest Canadian aviation book ever published. With 800,000 words and 4,000 photos it is perhaps more of an event than a book. Never has there been an aviation book in the world with so... View more info

Aviation in Canada -by Larry Milberry ( AVRO Arrow Cover Photo )( History )

By: Milberry, Larry; Foreword By Z Lewis Leigh

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152429

ISBN: 0070827788

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with a bit of light tip wear, 272 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Foreword; Preface; The early days, 1840 - 1914; Commercial Aviation; Surveying, Spraying and Fire-Fighting; Canada's Aircraft Industry; Corporate and Government Aviation; Flying for Fun; Military Aviation; Rotary Winged Aircraft; Preserving Aviation History; Bibliography; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info