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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

Rothesay, New Brunswick -The First 150 Years ( NB / N.B. Local History )( One Hundred Fifty )

By: Carson, Jude and Gretchen Kelbaugh, Foreword By W J ( Bill ) Bishop, Mayor of Rothesay

Price: $52.73

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rothesay, NB: Town of Rothesay, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151317

ISBN: 0986634700

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy, 375 pages, b&w photos, errata sheet laid in, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Jacques and Hay:  19th Century Toronto Furniture Makers ( John Jacques and Robert Hay )

Jacques and Hay: 19th Century Toronto Furniture Makers ( John Jacques and Robert Hay )

By: Cathcart, Ruth / Boston Mills Press / Jacques and Hay Furniture Makers

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, On.: Boston Mills Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155235

ISBN: 0919783295

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy with a bit of extreemly light rubbing, a bit of sunning to covers, 96 pages, colour and b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Baragiana Collection Volume 1:  The Works of Bishop Baraga ( Frederic Baraga, the Snowshoe Priest /  Ojibway ( Chippewa ) Indians / 19th Century Missionary )( Book One )

Baragiana Collection Volume 1: The Works of Bishop Baraga ( Frederic Baraga, the Snowshoe Priest / Ojibway ( Chippewa ) Indians / 19th Century Missionary )( Book One )

By: Ceglar, Charles A (ed.) Bishop Frederic Baraga

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Baragiana Publishing, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162898

ISBN: 0969585608

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, 320 pages, ---Frederic Baraga, Catholic missionary priest (b at Mala Vas, present-day Republic of Slovenia, 29 Jun 1797; d at Marquette, Mich 19 Jan 1868). He came to the US in 1830 and dedicated his life to serving the OTTAWA and CHIPEWYAN. He also served natives on the northern shore of Lake Superior, from Fort William to Sault Ste Marie, including the area from Garden River to Bruce Mine and Goulais Bay. In 1957 he became the first bishop of Sault Ste Marie. Among his numerous books are Theoretical and Practical Grammar of... View more info

Image for THREE BOOKS:  Canadian Military Heritage, Volume 1 1000 - 1754; Vol. 2 1755 - 1871; V. 3 1872 - 2000 By Rene Chartrand and Serge Bernier ( Canada / Military History )( bk. i, ii, iii )

THREE BOOKS: Canadian Military Heritage, Volume 1 1000 - 1754; Vol. 2 1755 - 1871; V. 3 1872 - 2000 By Rene Chartrand and Serge Bernier ( Canada / Military History )( bk. i, ii, iii )

By: Chartrand, Rene; Serge Bernier

Price: $164.93

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Montreal, PQ: Art Global, 1993, 1995, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162007

ISBN: 2920718452

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), hardcovers, about 8.75w x 11h inches, all are Near Fine to Fine examples, no dustjackets as issued, volume 1 and 2 have a former owner's embossed stamp, all 3 volumes look new, 239, 238, 254 pages, colour and some b&w photos and illustrations, a lovely set, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, ---BOOK ONE This book is the first volume of a two book series which covers eight centuries of Canada's rich military history including extensive descriptions of forts and barracks, uniforms, weapons, and... View more info

Image for Chemainus, Then and Now:  A Pictorial History ( B.C. / British Columbia )( Vancouver Island Local History )

Chemainus, Then and Now: A Pictorial History ( B.C. / British Columbia )( Vancouver Island Local History )

By: Chemainus Historical Committee / Joan Allester; Marion Beauchamp; Earle Patterson; leonard Robinson; Arthur Roy; clifford Syme

Price: $17.09

Publisher: British Columbia, No Place ( Chemainus, BC ): No Publisher, 2003, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2003

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145194

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy, coil binding, unpaginated (about 60 pages), b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Straight from the Heart:  Jean Chretien -a Signed Copy  ( Canadian Politics / Politician / Biography / Autobiography )

Straight from the Heart: Jean Chretien -a Signed Copy ( Canadian Politics / Politician / Biography / Autobiography )

By: Chretien, Jean (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Key Porter Books, 1985, 1st edition, 2nd Printing: 1985

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163897

ISBN: 0919493742

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed and inscribed " Bonne fete N______! Best wishes J Chretien", 231 pages, b&w photos-, 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 My Life as a Dame: The Personal and Political in the Writings of Christina McCall -Edited By Stephen Clarkson (signed)

My Life as a Dame: The Personal and Political in the Writings of Christina McCall -Edited By Stephen Clarkson (signed)

By: Clarkson, Stephen (signed)(edited by); Foreword By Eleanor Wachtel ( Christina McCall [ Newman ] related)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: House of Anansi, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156848

ISBN: 0887842216

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed and inscribed "This copy of (title used) My Life as a Dame is inscribed for B__ and R___ with best wishes Stephen Clarkson 22.X.08", 369 pages,---"In February 1956, a remarkable young woman named Christina McCall began her working life as an editorial secretary at Maclean's magazine. It was a legendary time there, when the likes of Pierre Berton, Robert Fulford, June Callwood, Peter Gzowski, and Peter C. Newman graced the magazine's pages. McCall would come to join that illustrious group, and be con... View more info

Image for Sir John A MacDonald:  1815 - 1891 -A Remembrance to Mark the Centennial of his Death, 6 June 1891 / Kingston Historical Society

Sir John A MacDonald: 1815 - 1891 -A Remembrance to Mark the Centennial of his Death, 6 June 1891 / Kingston Historical Society

By: Cohoe, Margaret M / Kingston Historical Society ( Brain Mulroney; W R Lederman; J Keith Johnson; Flora MacDonald; E Valorie Swain; George Speal; Ronald Watts; Donald Swainson; C E S Franks; Kenneth MCNaught; Sarah Gibson; Karyn Patterson; et al

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Kingston, ON: Kingston Historical Society, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144444

ISBN: 0919770010

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, , no dustjacket as issued, gift inscription on front endpaper, 139 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface by George F Henderson; Introduction - Restoration of the Gravesite by Isobel Trumpour; Tribute by / T S Webster / W R Lederman / Sarah Gibson and Karyn Patterson; JAM by J Keith Johnson; JAM truly a home loving Canadian by Flora Mac; Let us be Canadians by E Valorie Swain; Without partnership, together for the common good by Speal; Compromise and accomodation -a tribute by Watts; JAM, politician of national unity by Swainson; In memory of JAM... View more info

The Dictionary of Canadian Quotations -by John Robert Colombo

By: Colombo, John Robert

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Stoddart, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151059

ISBN: 0773725156

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, a couple of quite short closed tears, 671 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Diary of Fanny Colwill Calvert:  Portrait of an Artist, 1848 - 1936 ( Muskoka / Hamilton / Guelph Ontario )( Poet )

Diary of Fanny Colwill Calvert: Portrait of an Artist, 1848 - 1936 ( Muskoka / Hamilton / Guelph Ontario )( Poet )

By: Colwill-Maddock, Marian Frye (ed.); Fanny colwill Calvert

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Ontario, Muskoka, ON: Marian Frye Colwill-Maddock ( Printed By Ampersand Printing, Guelph Ontario ), 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162228

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------hardcover, about 8.5w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, some small flakes and chips, short tear on rear panel of jacket, a nice copy, 102 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 Warlords:  Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada's World Wars -by Tim Cook ( Sir Robert Laird Borden / William Lyon Mackenzie King - Canadian Prime Ministers / WWI / WWII )

Warlords: Borden, Mackenzie King, and Canada's World Wars -by Tim Cook ( Sir Robert Laird Borden / William Lyon Mackenzie King - Canadian Prime Ministers / WWI / WWII )

By: Cook, Tim

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Allen Lane / Penguin Canada, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161230

ISBN: 0670065218

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a visually Near Fine but there is a short closed tear so a Very Good+ dustjacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 472 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"Two portraits flank the doors leading into Canada’s House of Commons: Sir Robert Borden to the left and W.L.M. King to the right. While each man appears flatteringly stern, wise, and charismatic, it is the portrait plaques that are of particular interest. Borden's caption reads: -World War I War Leader, 1914-1918,- while King’s caption is similar: -World War II War Leader, ... View more info

Narrow Gauge for Us -The Story of the Toronto and Nipissing Ralway -by Charles Cooper ( Ontario Railroad History / Trains )( cover Art shows Stouffville Junction Rail Station )( Midland Railway related)

By: Cooper, Charles / Boston Mills Press

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON; Boston Mills Press, NO DATE ( 1982 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152707

ISBN: 091982272X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of light rubbing, 160 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; THE RIVALS - Vision or Folly?; The Doubleheaded MonsterThe Cheapest Road to the Best market; The Branch; Masters and Servants; A Few Enriched and Many Fleeced --- The RAILWAY - Stouffville Junction; Mary Anne; Meeting Up with the Midland; Out to Coboconk --- Epilogue; Chronology; Bibliography ---MAP Index: Berkeley Street; Stouffville Junction; Uxbridge; Blackwater Junction; Lorneville Junction; Kirkfield Quarry; Coboco... View more info

Sheila Copps: Worth Fighting For -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario related)

By: Copps, Sheila (signed), Foreword By Jean Chretien ; Introduction By John C Crosbie

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toront, ONo: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ) / A Douglas Gibson Book, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152031

ISBN: 0771022824

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket with a wee bit of extremely light rubbing, signed with inscription " Dear ____ a true believer! Sheila Copps", laid into this copy is a colour photo of Ms Copps (about 4 x 5 inches), 212 pages, ---"Born into a political family, the daughter of a popular Hamilton mayor, Sheila Copps was destined for a life in politics. After graduating in English and French, she became a journalist with the Ottawa Citizen and the Hamilton Spectator. A spell behind the scenes with the provincial Liberals led to her election to the Ontar... View more info

Image for Barnstorming to Bush Flying:  British Columbia's Aviation Pioneers 1910-1930 -by Peter Corley-Smith (signed) ( Barn Storming; Barnstormers; Barn Stormers; Bush Pilots; Bushpilots; British Columbia / BC )

Barnstorming to Bush Flying: British Columbia's Aviation Pioneers 1910-1930 -by Peter Corley-Smith (signed) ( Barn Storming; Barnstormers; Barn Stormers; Bush Pilots; Bushpilots; British Columbia / BC )

By: Corley-Smith, Peter (signed)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 165066

ISBN: 1550390201

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 9w x 7.75h inches, a solid Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, short crease on front panel, gift inscription, SIGNED without inscription by Corley-Smith, 164 pages, b&w photographs, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo /// SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info