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Image for R100 in Canada -with 45  RPM Record -as issued ( The Airship Guarantee Company / Dirigibles / Zeppelins / Airship Guarantee Company / Imperial Air communications )( R-100 and Maritimes mooring mast facility )

R100 in Canada -with 45 RPM Record -as issued ( The Airship Guarantee Company / Dirigibles / Zeppelins / Airship Guarantee Company / Imperial Air communications )( R-100 and Maritimes mooring mast facility )

By: Countryman, Barry / Boston Mills Press

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: The Boston Mills Press, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164731

ISBN: 0919822363

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 9 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, ---this copy includes the 45 RPM record which is Near Fine and in its original sleeve, ---128 pages, packed with b&w photos, ---contents include: Peacetime Airships; The Airship Guarantee Company; Imperial Air Communications; A Mast for Canada; Shed Trials; Maiden Flight; Atlantic Flight Delays; Cardington to Montreal; Airship Communications; Storm Delays; A Montreal Welcome; The Local Flight; Montreal to Cardington; The End of British Airships; Postscript; Appendices; Bibliography, ... 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

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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

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

Image for Histoire de Casavant frères facteurs d'orgues 1880-1980 ( History of the Casavant Brothers, Organ Makers )( Joseph [pere] et Joseph-Claver et Samuel-Marie Casavant [freres] )

Histoire de Casavant frères facteurs d'orgues 1880-1980 ( History of the Casavant Brothers, Organ Makers )( Joseph [pere] et Joseph-Claver et Samuel-Marie Casavant [freres] )

By: D'Aigle, Jeanne

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Quebec, St Hyacinthe, PG: Editions D'Aigle / Jeanne D'Aigle, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158854

ISBN: 1851526803

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 7.25 x 9.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of pencil marginalia but nothing too intrusive, 817 pages + 68 pages (liste complete des orgues) + 39 pages (liste des orgues construites par Casavant Freres pour Canada et Les Etats-Unis telle que compilee par leur maison) = 3 pages (bibliographie) = 2 pages (table des contents), b&w photos, all text is in French, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

"A Mill Should Be Build Thereon": An Early History of the Todmorden Mills ( Toronto related/ Ontario Local History )

By: Darke, Eleanor

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Natural History / Natural Heritage, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150900

ISBN: 0920474896

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 116 pages, b&w photos, ---"It is difficult for Todmorden Mills Museum visitors to imagine that this site so close to the busy Don Valley Parkway was once home to an important mill. As early as 1793 Governor Simcoe recognized the industrial potential of this portion of the Don River. By 1795 Skinner's sawmill was under construction, initiating an era of technological development that spread beyond the valley of the Don into what was then Muddy York. Today, Todmorden serves to remind us of Toronto's industrial heritage and the spirit of the time. ... View more info

The Story of Port Coquitlam: Where Rails Meet Rivers ( BC / British Columbia Local History )

By: Davis, Chuck

Price: $13.13

Publisher: British Columbia, Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148442

ISBN: 1550172212

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 10.5 x 10.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, 204 pages, colour and b&w photographs, ---"Port Coquitlam is one tough little city with a colourful history. From its beginnings as a humble settlement on the crossroads of two CPR lines, it grew to become one of the five fastest growing cities in Canada, with a population of just over 50,000. ---In the early years it survived a tragic depression, only to be hit with the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918. The city then pulled through the devastating - and ... View more info

Image for Mounted Police Life in Canada: A Record of Thirty-one Years' Service - Prospero Canadian Collection ( NWMP / N W M P / North West Mounted Police )( Royal Canadian / RCMP related) ( 31 )

Mounted Police Life in Canada: A Record of Thirty-one Years' Service - Prospero Canadian Collection ( NWMP / N W M P / North West Mounted Police )( Royal Canadian / RCMP related) ( 31 )

By: Deane, Captain R ( Richard ) Burton / Coles / Prospero Canadian Collection

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Prospero Canadian Collection edition, 2001, 1st Printing: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147037

ISBN: 155267181X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, substantial corner clip on front endpaper, 312 pages, b&w illustrations, fold out map is intact, contents include: 1883 - 4 Regina; 1885 Rebellion Year; 1886 - 8 Regina; 1888 Lethbridge; 1888 - 97 Lethbridge; 1898 - 1902 Lethbridge and MacLeod; 1902 - 06 Maple Creek; 1906 - 14 Calgary; The passing of the Calgary Barracks 1914; Mounted Police Law; An Unrecorded Incident of Mounted Police History -The Crooked Lakes Affair; Wholesale Cattle Smuggling; Louis Riel - Executed for Treason; Three Trials for Murder; Incidents of Police... View more info

History in Their Blood: The Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison from the Collection of The Bank of Montreal

By: Dempsey, Hugh A; Introduction By J Russell Harper, Illustarted By Nicholas de Grandmaison

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia / Toronto, Ontario, Vancouver, BC / Toronto, ON: Douglas and McIntyre, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163548

ISBN: 0888943601

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 9.75w x 12.25h inches, a Fine copy in a Fine slipcase, no dustjacket as issued, 124 pages, colour illustrations by Nicholas de Grandmaison, b&w photos, colour illustrationsa very nice book, 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 TWO VOLUMES:  MONTREAL, Recueil Iconographique / A Pictorial Record 1535 - 1885 / Book i and ii -by Charles deVolpi and P S Winkworth ( French & English Text )( Fold-Outs Intact )( Canadiana / French Canadian / Prints / Illustrations )

TWO VOLUMES: MONTREAL, Recueil Iconographique / A Pictorial Record 1535 - 1885 / Book i and ii -by Charles deVolpi and P S Winkworth ( French & English Text )( Fold-Outs Intact )( Canadiana / French Canadian / Prints / Illustrations )

By: deVolpi ( de Volpi ), Charles P; P S Winkworth ( Peter )

Price: $105.53

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Montreal, PQ: DEV-SCO Publications, Ltd., 1963, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163165

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), hardcovers, about 10w x 13h inches, both are Near Fine examples in brown cloth, both in chipped and torn but generally intact Good dustjackets, sunning to the spines of the jackets, both in uniform format, over 600 pages in total with over 300 b&w reproductions of prints, illustrations and a few maps, fold-outs are intact, 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/// View more info

Image for A Thoroughly Canadian General:  A Biography of General H D G Crerar -by Paul Douglas Dickson  ( Henry Duncan Graham "Harry" Crerar )( Canadian Army / Armed Forces )

A Thoroughly Canadian General: A Biography of General H D G Crerar -by Paul Douglas Dickson ( Henry Duncan Graham "Harry" Crerar )( Canadian Army / Armed Forces )

By: Dickson, Paul Douglas ( General H. D. G. Crerar related)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 2008, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2007

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164008

ISBN: 080200802X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, 571 pages, b&w photos, ---"General H.D.G. 'Harry' Crerar (1888-1965) was involved in or directly responsible for many of the defining moments of Canadian military history in the twentieth century. In the First World War, Crerar was nearly killed at the second battle of Ypres, was a gunner who helped to secure victory at Vimy Ridge, and was a senior staff officer during the pivotal battles of the last Hundred Days. During the Second World War, he occupied and often defined the Canadian army's senior staff and operational... View more info

Image for The Arrow ---by James Dow ( Avro Arrow )

The Arrow ---by James Dow ( Avro Arrow )

By: Dow, James

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Co., 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing,: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 143562

ISBN: 0888622821

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy in a Very Good dustjacket, usual library marks and stamps, linrary stickers on spine and rear panel of jacket, some pencil underlining and marginalia, 160 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; War; The Jetliner; Continental Defence and the Canuck; The Arrow; The Cancellation; Conclusion; Notes; Appendix ( DND chain of command from the Minister to the RCAF Project Office for the Arrow programme ); Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Arrow ---by James Dow ( Avro Arrow )

By: Dow, James

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer and Co., 1997, 2nd Edition, First Printing,: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150510

ISBN: 1550285548

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 166 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; War; The Jetliner; Continental Defence and the Canuck; The Arrow; The Cancellation; Conclusion; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Census of Nova Scotia - 1827 / Census of District of Pictou - 1818 / Public Archives of Nova Scotia

By: Dunlop, Allan C (compiler) / Public Archives of Nova Scotia

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS: Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1979 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164605

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, coil bound, a Very Good+ example, a bit of age toning to covers, light wear and rubbing, 151 pages, 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 Night the Cat Froze in the Oven: A History of Weyburn and Its People -by Isabel ( Isabelle ) Eaglesham - a Signed Copy ( Saskatchewan Local History )

The Night the Cat Froze in the Oven: A History of Weyburn and Its People -by Isabel ( Isabelle ) Eaglesham - a Signed Copy ( Saskatchewan Local History )

By: Eaglesham, Isabel ( Isabelle )(signed)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Saskatchewan, No Place ( Weyburn, SK ): Isabel ( Isabelle ) Eaglesham / The Weyburn Review, 1999, 1st Edition, 5th Printing: 1999

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162121

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, spiral bound, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, signed without inscription by the author, 172 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 ARCTIC IMAGES:  The Dawn of Arctic Cartography, Fourth Century to 1822 ---with Pictorial Witnesses, 1819 - 1854 ---TWO VOLUMES / Public Archives of Canada  ( Debuts De La Cartographie De l'Arctique du IVe Siecle a 1822 /et/ Temoignages Iconographiques )

ARCTIC IMAGES: The Dawn of Arctic Cartography, Fourth Century to 1822 ---with Pictorial Witnesses, 1819 - 1854 ---TWO VOLUMES / Public Archives of Canada ( Debuts De La Cartographie De l'Arctique du IVe Siecle a 1822 /et/ Temoignages Iconographiques )

By: Earl, Lawrence B and Betty H Kidd / Nathalie Clark // Public Archives of Canada

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Minister of Supply and Services Canada / Public Archives of Canada , 1977, 1977, 1st edition, First Printing for Both: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145236

ISBN: 0662008111

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), softcover, about 8.25 x 8.25 inches, both are solid Very Good+ copies, 25 and 28 pages, both books are in French and English with the total pagination being 50 and 56 with half of each book being in one language, CARTOGRAPHY contains b&w maps by: Gerard Mercator; Bolognino Zaitieri; Moses Pitt; Jens Munck; Luke Foxe; Joseph Nicholas Delisle et Philippe Busche ---WITNESSES contains b&w images of: HMS Investigator, HMS Hecia and Griper, the Fury, Prince of Wales of Hudson's Bay Company, 1819, preparing an encampmnet on the Barren Grounds - gathering ... View more info

Image for Billy Green and the Battle of Stoney Creek, June 6, 1813 / Stoney Creek Historical Society  ( War of 1812 / Ontario )

Billy Green and the Battle of Stoney Creek, June 6, 1813 / Stoney Creek Historical Society ( War of 1812 / Ontario )

By: Elliott, James / Stoney Creek Historical Society

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Stoney Creek, Ontario, Stoney Creek, ON: Stoney Creek Historical Society , 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157385

ISBN: 0969805500

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 24 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Canada's Flying Heritage

By: Ellis, Frank H

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 1954, 1st edition, First Printing: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148778

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very faint foxing to some pages, in a chipped and torn but generally intact attractive Good dustjacket, former owner's name stamp on front end paper, 388 pages, b&w photos, contents include PIONEERS of the AIR, 1907 - 1914: Wings rise in the East; Alberta's flying saucer, 1907; Gibson's twin and multi-planes, 1910-1911; More wings in the West, 1909-1918; A close-up of two ealy birds; British youths, 1907-1915; --- THE BARNSTORMERS; 1906-1914: Balloons and airships, 1906-1914; Airplane barnstorming begins, 1909-1910; Th... View more info

Image for Mackenzie King:  Citizenship and Community - Essays Marking the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of William Lyon Mackenzie King (signed By 6 )( WLMK and Waterloo County; King & Chaos, the Liberals and the 1935 Regina Riot; MK and Japanese Canadians; etc)

Mackenzie King: Citizenship and Community - Essays Marking the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of William Lyon Mackenzie King (signed By 6 )( WLMK and Waterloo County; King & Chaos, the Liberals and the 1935 Regina Riot; MK and Japanese Canadians; etc)

By: English, John; Kenneth Mclaughlin, P Whitney Lackenbauer (signed)(eds./preface) ( William Lyon Mackenzie King related) Ian E Wilson; Ulrich Frisse; rych mills; Geoffrey Hayes; Billwaiser; Robert Wardhaugh; Stephanie Bangarth; Galen Roger Perras;et al

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON.: Robin Brass Studio Inc., 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159074

ISBN: 189694129X

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6.5 x 9.75 inches, a Good to Very Good copy, light wear, some curling to the corners, business card tipped in on the half title page, signed by English, McLaughlin, lackenbauer, Frisse, mills, and Bangarth, 256 pages, b&w photos, -----contents include: Preface The Editors; One of the Closest and Truest Friends I Have Ever Had': Mackenzie King, Arthur Doughty, and the Public Archives of Canada by Ian E. Wilson; The Missing Link: Mackenzie King and Canada's German Capital by Ulrich Frisse; On the Hill Over Yonder by rych mills; Mackenzie King and Waterloo County by G... View more info