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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 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, ---"Beginning with our beginnings, George Bowering offers theories about the genesis of life in Canada, bringing to life dinosaurs, woolly mammoths, Kennewick Man and the Clovis people. He describes the coming of the Europeans: a handful of Norsemen at first, then a centuries-long gap before the arrival of explorers such as Cabot, Cartier and Champlain. He takes us from New France to a federal Canada of the 21st century, and shows how the agricultural, rel... 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

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

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