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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: $38.21

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/// View more info

Image for History of the Great Fire in Saint John, June 20 and 21, 1877 -by Russell H Conwell ( St John, New Brunswick )( NB Local History )( 20th / 21st )

History of the Great Fire in Saint John, June 20 and 21, 1877 -by Russell H Conwell ( St John, New Brunswick )( NB Local History )( 20th / 21st )

By: Conwell, R H ( Russell Herman )

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts / Toronto, Ontario, Boston, MA / Saint John, NB / Toronto, ON: B B Russell / Jones & Morrison / Might & Taylor, 1877, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159685

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.25h inches, a solid Good copy, rubbing at tips with some loss to green cloth, repaired tears along the spine, front blank endpaper has been removed, age toning and some foxing to the verso of the covers, a bit of age toning and foxing to the pages, all plates are present including the two colour illos, tissue guard on the frontispiece is a bit tatty but is intact, sounds worse than it really is, 359 pages, 8 plates as well as 1 city plan ( 9 illos in total ), from wikipedia ---"At 2:30 on the afternoon of June 20, 1877, a spark fell into a bundle of hay in... 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

Image for Coplalook:  Chief Trader, Hudson's Bay Company, 1923 - 39 -a Signed Copy ( 1939 )

Coplalook: Chief Trader, Hudson's Bay Company, 1923 - 39 -a Signed Copy ( 1939 )

By: Copland, Dudley (signed), Introduction By William E Taylor

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Watson and Dwyer, 1985 , 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148721

ISBN: 0920486126

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket, crease on front and rear flap of jacket, signed and inscribed by Copland, 244 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Scotland; Chesterfield Inlet; Coral harbour; Repulse bay; Eskimo Point; Leave in Scotland; Lake Harbour; Ungava bay; Montreal; Aklavik, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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

Losing the Empress: A Personal Journey --- The Empress of Ireland's Enduring Shadow ( Empress of Ireland Sinking )

By: Creighton, David

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149658

ISBN: 1550023403

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 253 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, ----"The Empress of Ireland''s last voyage ended on May 29, 1914, when she was rammed by a Norwegian coal-carrier in a fog patch on the St. Lawrence River near Rimouski. For David Creighton, her voyage still continues. ---In Losing the Empress, Creighton delves into the lives of his grandparents - Salvation Army officers who were lost on the Empress - and the lives of their five orphaned children who would soon be plunged into World War I. His discoveries reveal amazing details about the Empress, whic... View more info

Image for Helen Creighton - Canada's First Lady of Folklore ---a Signed Copy

Helen Creighton - Canada's First Lady of Folklore ---a Signed Copy

By: Croft, Clary (signed) ( Helen Creighton related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax,NS: Nimbus Publishing, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147552

ISBN: 1551092891

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------large trade paperback size softcover, a Very Good+ copy, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, 297 pages, b&w photos, ---"Helen Creighton was born at the turn of the nineteenth centry and until her death in 1989, she made a remarkable contribution towards retreiving the stories, songs, and legends that have shaped the culture and the people of the Maritimes. Written by her protege and fellow folklorist, Clary Croft, this intimate biography offers both an intriguing portrait of a woman whose life was destined to become woven into the fabric of Canadian folklore, an... View more info

Image for LASAGNA:  The Man Behind the Mask ---by Ronald Cross and Helene Sevigny ( Oka Crisis - Quebec / Mohawk Warriors First Nations / Standoff / Protest )

LASAGNA: The Man Behind the Mask ---by Ronald Cross and Helene Sevigny ( Oka Crisis - Quebec / Mohawk Warriors First Nations / Standoff / Protest )

By: Cross, Ronald and Helene Sevigny

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouve, BCr: TalonBooks / Talon Books, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155442

ISBN: 0889223483

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 248 pages, b&w photos, ---"The events at Oka in 1990 saw the might of the Canadian Armed Forces in the service of the governments of both Quebec and Canada confront some 40 armed Mohawk "Warriors" who were defending their local community's resistance against a further colonial encroachment on their native lands. The events of that summer have etched themselves indelibly into the minds of North Americans as the latest episode in the continuing 500-year history of "Indian wars" in the Americas. --To the Mohawk ... View more info

Lords of the Line: The Men Who Built the CPR / Canadian Pacific Railway ---a Signed Copy ( C P R / C.P.R. / Rail )( George Stephen; William Cornelius Van Horne; Thomas Shaughnessy; Edward Beatty; Buck Crump; Ian Sinclair )

By: Cruise, David (signed) and Alison Griffiths (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Viking / Penguin Group, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152023

ISBN: 0670814377

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, signed without inscription by both authors on the title page, 486 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Three Men and a Dream ( DONALD A SMITH / WILLIAM VAN HORNE / GEORGE STEPHEN ); The Minnesota Gold Mine ( purchase of the St Paul and Pacific ); The Reluctant Railroader; George Stephen's Nightmare; Van Horne to the Rescue; ( Thomas ) Shaughnessy Backstops Van Horne's Big Push; Clash of the Titans ( J J Hill / The Soo Line ); The Last of the Titan... View more info

Image for Tamped Clay and Saltmarsh Hay ( Artifacts of New Brunswick )( NB History )(inc. Memramcook Valley; Joinery; Treen and the Knife; Hammermen; Nails; Soap, Candles & Cobbett; Chignecto & Other Clay; Glass; Tin & Tinkerers; Silver; N.B. Furniture; etc)

Tamped Clay and Saltmarsh Hay ( Artifacts of New Brunswick )( NB History )(inc. Memramcook Valley; Joinery; Treen and the Knife; Hammermen; Nails; Soap, Candles & Cobbett; Chignecto & Other Clay; Glass; Tin & Tinkerers; Silver; N.B. Furniture; etc)

By: Cunningham, Robert; John B Prince

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB: University of New Brunswick Press, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161100

ISBN: 0887900836

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, faint spine creases, a bit of light rubbing, a tight clean copy, 280 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info