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Ships of the North Shore ( Pictou, Colchester and Cumberland Counties ) / Occasional Paper No. 11, Publication of the Maritime Museum of Canada ( Nova Scotia Shipbuilding / Towns

By: Blakeley, Phyllis R (compiler), Assistant Archivist, Province of Nova Scotia and John R Stevens, Curator / Occasional Paper No. 11, Publication of the Maritime Museum of Canada

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS: Occasional Paper No. 11, Publication of the Maritime Museum of Canada , 1963, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152725

Condition: Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 7 x 9 inches, a solid Good copy, exlibrary with some library marks and stamps but overall quite clean, 52 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, the majority of the book is captioned illustrations and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Genealogical Record and Biographical Sketches of The McCurdys of Nova Scotia -by H Percy Blanchard ( Signed By a McCurdy -maybe F B McCurdy )( Family History )

Genealogical Record and Biographical Sketches of The McCurdys of Nova Scotia -by H Percy Blanchard ( Signed By a McCurdy -maybe F B McCurdy )( Family History )

By: Blanchard, H Percy ( Henry )(editor and compiler); Foreword By F B ( Fleming Blanchard ) McCurdy (signed ??)

Price: $131.93

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS / London, UK: The Honourable F B McCurdy / The Covenant Publishing Company, 1930, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163244

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, about 7.5w x 9.75h inches, red cloth with gilt lettering and family crest/motto, a solid copy that overall is Very Good BUT I am calling this a Good copy only as this is being offered as is, this book is quite musty and thus offered as is, tape marks and heavy browning to the endpapers and the verso of the covers, a few pencil notes / marginalia, this copy has been signed by a McCurdy and dated 1942, this might be F B McCurdy but I can't state that as 100%, nonetheless a scarce book, 228 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not... View more info

Image for HELPLESS:  Caledonia's Nightmare of fear and Anarchy and How the Law Failed All of Us ( Caledonia, Ontario and the Native Occupation of the Douglas Creek Estates )

HELPLESS: Caledonia's Nightmare of fear and Anarchy and How the Law Failed All of Us ( Caledonia, Ontario and the Native Occupation of the Douglas Creek Estates )

By: Blatchford. Christie

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145033

ISBN: 0385670397

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 258 pages, colour photos, an unbelievable and yet factual recounting of the Native occupation of the Douglas Creek Estates in Caledonia, Ontario and how the OPP ( Ontario Provincial Police ) refused to take action against native protestors who committed crimes literally in front of OPP officers watching from less than 50 feet away at times, Caledonia residents were ultimately abandoned and living in fear as they never knew what would be next already having had gutted deer hanging from telephone poles in front of their homes, hav... View more info

A History of Airlines in Canada

By: Blatherwick, John

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Unitrade Press, 1989, 1st First 1st Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152428

ISBN: 0919801668

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hard cover, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing to the boards, corner and lower spine tips are bumped, small flake at lower spine tip, no dustjacket as issued, 263 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction --- Major Trans-Canadian and International Airlines ( Air Canada; Canadian Airlines International; Canadian Pacific / CP Air; Wardair ) ---. Regional Airlines ( Pacific Western; Transair; Nordair; Quebecair; Eastern Provincial Airways; Maritimes Central ) --- Commuter Airlines ( Air BC; Time Air; Calm Air; Air Ontario; Austin; Ontario Express; Air Toronto; City Expre... View more info

The Strength of a People: Acadian History in General Terms -a Signed Copy -by Nicole ( Saulnier ) Boudreau ( Nova Scotia related)

By: Boudreau, Nicole ( Saulnier ) (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Pointe-de-l'Eglise, NS: Les Editions Marciel, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151377

ISBN: 0973524308

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a bit of light rubbing, signed and dated by Boudreau, 49 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 Artist Herself: Self-Portraits by Canadian Historical Women Artists = L'Artiste Elle-Meme: autoportraits de femmes artistes au Canada (inc. Daphne Odjig, E Pauline Johnson; Frances Anne Hopkins, Emily Carr, Kenouak Ashevak, Pitseolak Ashoona, etc)

The Artist Herself: Self-Portraits by Canadian Historical Women Artists = L'Artiste Elle-Meme: autoportraits de femmes artistes au Canada (inc. Daphne Odjig, E Pauline Johnson; Frances Anne Hopkins, Emily Carr, Kenouak Ashevak, Pitseolak Ashoona, etc)

By: Boutilier, Alicia; Tobi Bruce / Art Gallery of Hamilton / Agnes Etherington Art Centre ( Erin Wall; Janice Helland; Carla Taunton; Jennifer E Salahub; Sandra Dyck; Heather Igloliorte; Norman Vorano, etc)( French and English Text )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Ontario, Kingston / Hamilton, ON: Agnes Etherington Art Centre / Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162919

ISBN: 1553394070

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 9.5w x 12h inches, a Near Fine example, i173 pages, colour images throughout as well as some b&w, ---"A stunningly illustrated look at the ways in which women artists have given profound expression to their identities from colonial times to 1970. From Pauline Johnson's performance costumes representing her dual Mohawk and Euro-Canadian identity to Emily Carr's painting of herself from the back at her easel, from Hannah Maynard's playful photographs of her multiple selves to Pitseolak Ashoona's sly comment on her participation in the Inuit art market, this public... View more info

The Artist Herself: Self-Portraits by Canadian Historical Women Artists = L'Artiste Elle-Meme: autoportraits de femmes artistes au Canada (inc. Daphne Odjig, E Pauline Johnson; Frances Anne Hopkins, Emily Carr, Kenouak Ashevak, Pitseolak Ashoona, etc)

By: Boutilier, Alicia; Tobi Bruce / Art Gallery of Hamilton / Agnes Etherington Art Centre ( Erin Wall; Janice Helland; Carla Taunton; Jennifer E Salahub; Sandra Dyck; Heather Igloliorte; Norman Vorano, etc)( French and English Text )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Ontario, Kingston / Hamilton, ON: Agnes Etherington Art Centre / Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163554

ISBN: 1553394070

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 9.5w x 12h inches, a Near Fine example, i173 pages, colour images throughout as well as some b&w, ---"A stunningly illustrated look at the ways in which women artists have given profound expression to their identities from colonial times to 1970. From Pauline Johnson's performance costumes representing her dual Mohawk and Euro-Canadian identity to Emily Carr's painting of herself from the back at her easel, from Hannah Maynard's playful photographs of her multiple selves to Pitseolak Ashoona's sly comment on her participation in the Inuit art market, this public... View more info

Image for Stone Country:  An Unauthorized History of Canada ---a Signed Copy

Stone Country: An Unauthorized History of Canada ---a Signed Copy

By: Bowering, George (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking Penguin, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147548

ISBN: 0143013971

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Bowering on the title page without inscription, 344 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Ontario Album:  Images of the Past from the Private Files of Terry Boyle (signed) and Ron Brown (includes:  The Golden Horseshoe; Toronto; Eastern Ontario; Southwestern Ontario; Georgian Bay; Northern Ontario ) ( Photographs )

Ontario Album: Images of the Past from the Private Files of Terry Boyle (signed) and Ron Brown (includes: The Golden Horseshoe; Toronto; Eastern Ontario; Southwestern Ontario; Georgian Bay; Northern Ontario ) ( Photographs )

By: Boyle, Terry (signed) / Ron Brown

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Polar Bear Press, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144409

ISBN: 1896757081

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------large (small oblong quarto) softcover, a Very Good copy witha bit of light rubbing, signed by Boyle, 143 pages, packed with b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; The Golden Horseshoe; Toronto; Eastern Ontario; Southwestern Ontario; Georgian Bay; Northern Ontario, very nice compilation of many rarely seen images, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Brick By Brick:  The Story of Clayburn / Clayburn ( BC ) Village Community Society  ( British Columbia Local History )

Brick By Brick: The Story of Clayburn / Clayburn ( BC ) Village Community Society ( British Columbia Local History )

By: Braches, Helmi (ed.) With John Adams, Janet Bingham, Susanna Clemas Houwen; Foreword By Michael Kluckner / Clayburn ( BC ) Village Community Society

Price: $26.33

Publisher: British Columbia, British Columbia: Clayburn ( BC ) Village Community Society, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162463

ISBN: 0968977707

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 8.25w x 10.75h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, this copy has been signed by Cyril Holbrow to whom the book was dedicated, 181 pages, b&w photos throughout any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Hotbed of Treason: Norwich and the Rebellion of 1837 ( Upper Canada / Ontario History )

By: Brearley, David; Foreword By Helen Stover

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Ontario ): No Publisher / Self Published, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149588

ISBN: 0929027027

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with just a bit of light rubbing, former owner's bookplate on verso of front cover, 107 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Armed rebellion in Upper Canada came only after a long-sustained but unsuccessful effort to secure political and administrative reform. This book details the events leading up to the insurrection in the prosperous farming area that later became the County of Oxford, particularly Norwich and Dereham Townships. Life at the time of the rebellion must have been exciting for those of an adventurous nature, but very insecure for a gre... View more info

The Connecting File, The Royal Canadian Regiment, 1970 /and/ 1971 Editions -TWO VOLUMES -The Regimental Journal of the RCR

By: Britton, Captain R R ( Managing ed.); Lt-Col D G Loomis, Lt-Col J C Hayter; Major E H Weber, Lt B M Archibald, MWO J E Anderson (all Editors or Contributors )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Canada, Canada: The Royal Canadian Regiment ( The RCR ), 1970, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing for Both: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160630

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), one softcover and one hardcover, the 1970 issue is a softcover, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 126 pges, b&w photos ---the 1971 issue is a hardcover, a solid Very Good example, a bit of light wear, some sunning to the blue cloth and the spine, no dustjacket as issued, 170 pages, b&w photos, ---these were issued to keep former members up-to-date on all news for the Regiment including In Memoriam lists for that year preceding, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to... View more info

Image for Under the Surface of Crime:  The Autobiography of a Policeman of Canada and the Motherland -by Ex-Constable Jack Brown -a Signed Copy  ( Behind the Scenes with a Police Officer )

Under the Surface of Crime: The Autobiography of a Policeman of Canada and the Motherland -by Ex-Constable Jack Brown -a Signed Copy ( Behind the Scenes with a Police Officer )

By: Brown, Jack (signed), Ex-Constable

Price: $395.93

Publisher: Gardenvale, Quebec, Gardenvale, PQ: The Garden City Press, 1934, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155753

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, about 5.5 x 7.75 inches, brown cloth, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light edge wear, a bit of age toning to the edges of the boards, book is very slightly cocked, in the scarce dustjacket which has some chips and tears but overall looks very nice especially with a hi-quality mylar protector on the jacket, old newspaper clipping on verso of front board with offset to facing endpaper, signed and inscribed by the author "To G F W_____, Esq. with the best wishes of the author -Jack Brown, July 1934", 367 pages, NOT in WATTERS, any image directly beside this list... View more info

Image for Semper Paratus: The History of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry ( Wentworth Regiment )  1862 - 1977 ( RHLI )

Semper Paratus: The History of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry ( Wentworth Regiment ) 1862 - 1977 ( RHLI )

By: Brown, Kingsley Sr. and Jr. and Greenhous, Brereton

Price: $31.61

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Historical Association ( RHLI ), 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160872

ISBN: 0969075405

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 6w x 9h inches. a solid Very Good example, ink name and date, 446 pages, contents include: Dedication; Foreword; Preface; The First Mess Dinner; Early Days; a Change of Command; On Active Service; Ridgeway; Lessons Learned; The Late Victorian Years; The south African War; The twentieth Century; The great War; An ' In Between ' Time; The Second World War; Operation Jubilee; The Return to Europe; Verrieres Ridge; Back to Dieppe; Dieppe to Woensdrecht; South Beveland & the Watch on the Maas; The Drive to the Rhine; Xanten - the Last Battle; Forty Years on; Credi... View more info

Image for Labrador Diary, 1915 - 1925:  The Gordon Journals

Labrador Diary, 1915 - 1925: The Gordon Journals

By: Buckle, Archdeacon Francis; Foreword By Philip Cartwright Gordon ( Anglican Parish of Cartwright, Labrador )

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Labrador, Cartwright, Labrador: Anglican Parish of Cartwright, Labrador, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164224

ISBN: 0973344806

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------softcover, about 5.5w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine / Fine example, likely unread, signed by the author "Every Blessing Francis Buckle ", 227 pages, b&w photos, ---based on the journals of Henry and Clara (nee Ashall) Gordon who worked coastal Labrador at the beginning of the twentieth century, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Outlaws of the Lakes:  Bootlegging & Smuggling from Colonial Times to Prohibition -by Edward Butts (inc. Rocco Perri, al Capone, James Jesse Strang, Ben Kerr, Jennie Justo, The Purple Gang, Charlie Mills, etc)( Liquor Smugglers / Rumrunners, Whisky, etc)

Outlaws of the Lakes: Bootlegging & Smuggling from Colonial Times to Prohibition -by Edward Butts (inc. Rocco Perri, al Capone, James Jesse Strang, Ben Kerr, Jennie Justo, The Purple Gang, Charlie Mills, etc)( Liquor Smugglers / Rumrunners, Whisky, etc)

By: Butts, Edward

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Lynx Images, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161123

ISBN: 1894073487

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, pencil name on front endpaper, 271 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"What Great Lake was the hunting ground of a twentieth century pirate? ---Where did Canada’s "King of the Bootleggers" end his days? ---Who was the only man Al Capone ever truly feared? ---Since the earliest colonial times, the Great Lakes have been a smugglers’ highway. Together with the Upper St. Lawrence River, the Lakes have borne silent witness to trafficking of almost every commodity governments could tax or ban. Smugglers kept commer... View more info

Image for Havergal:  Celebrating a Century, 1894 - 1994 ( Havergal College, Toronto )

Havergal: Celebrating a Century, 1894 - 1994 ( Havergal College, Toronto )

By: Byers, Mary, Foreword By Catherine Steele / Havergal College, Toronto

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Ontario, Erin Mills, ON / Toronto: Boston Mills Press / Havergal College, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147596

ISBN: 1550461206

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------oblong hardcover, about 10 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 261 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for I'll Never Forget: Canadian Aviation in the Second World War / CDN Aviation Historical Society (inc. Sunderland in Norway; War Art of Eric Aldwinckle; By Glider Across the Atlantic; A Canadian in Burma; R W Buck McNair of 411 Squadron; Tempest Tiger, etc)

I'll Never Forget: Canadian Aviation in the Second World War / CDN Aviation Historical Society (inc. Sunderland in Norway; War Art of Eric Aldwinckle; By Glider Across the Atlantic; A Canadian in Burma; R W Buck McNair of 411 Squadron; Tempest Tiger, etc)

By: CAHS -Canadian Aviation Historical Society, Foreword By Richard Rohmer (articled By George Stewart, Hugh A Halliday; Eric Aldwinckle; Harold Nicholson, Gerry Beauchamp, Ingwald Wikene, Allan Botting, Clare L Annis, M MacIntyre, F M Gobeil )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Canada, Canada: CAHS / Canadian Aviation Historical Society, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162462

ISBN: 0920610005

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Very Good+ example with a bit of light rubbing, 90 pages, 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

The Pictonian Colliers -by James M Cameron ( Pictou County, Nova Scotia / Coal Miners / Mining )

By: Cameron, James M / The Nova Scotia Museum ; Foreword By Donald M Smith

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Wolfville, NS: Kentville Publishing / The Nova Scotia Museum, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164602

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some light wear and chips, some short closed tears, crease on the spine of the jacket, some sunning to the spine of the jacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ink name and date on front blank endpaper, 356 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 The Savage River: Seventy-One Days with Simon Fraser / Great Stories of Canada Series Book / Volume # 33 ( British Columbia related)( Explorer / Exploration ) ( 71 Days )

The Savage River: Seventy-One Days with Simon Fraser / Great Stories of Canada Series Book / Volume # 33 ( British Columbia related)( Explorer / Exploration ) ( 71 Days )

By: Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins / Great Stories of Canada Series

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England / Toronto, Ontario, London, UK ( Toronto, ON ): MacMillan, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161596

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a near Fine example, in a Very Good to Very Good+ dustjacket, a wee bit of light rubbing, some very small nicks at upper spine tip, sunning to the spine of the jacket, 146 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info