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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 ... 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 eig... 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 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,... View more info

Image for SS Atlantic: The White Star Line's First Disaster at Sea -by Greg Cochkanoff and Bob Chaulk (signed)  ( Steamship / White Star Line / Shipwreck  / Nova Scotia History )

SS Atlantic: The White Star Line's First Disaster at Sea -by Greg Cochkanoff and Bob Chaulk (signed) ( Steamship / White Star Line / Shipwreck / Nova Scotia History )

By: Cochkanoff, Greg, with Bob Chaulk (signed), ( White Star Line related)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane Editions, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163678

ISBN: 086492528X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 9w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, signed by Chaulk, 174 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, ---"It's a cold April night on the high seas. A ship steams quickly towards port. Aboard are wealthy passengers enjoying their luxurious accommodations. In the holds below, steerage passengers sit in crowded berths, excited about starting a new life in a new world. In the bridge above, the Captain retires for the evening.... 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 go... View more info

Image for Early Clothing in Ontario ( 1784 - 1867 )( Clothing, Dress, Fashion, Undergarments, etc)

Early Clothing in Ontario ( 1784 - 1867 )( Clothing, Dress, Fashion, Undergarments, etc)

By: Collard, Eileen ( Joseph Brant Museum related)

Price: $10.49

Publisher: No Place of Publication, No Place ( Burlington, ON ): No Pun;isher / Eileen Collard ( Joseph Brant Museum ), 1969, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161622

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 5.25w x 8.5h inches, a Very Good+ example, small sticker pull on front panel, 27 pages, b&w illustrations, original receipt from Joseph Brant Museum laid in, I seem to remember this was produced with the assistance of the Jo Brant Museum but there is no indication of that, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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... 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 interes... 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 ---MA... 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 Ottaw... View more info

Image for PETTY JUSTICE:  Low Law and the Sessions System in Charlotte County, New Brunswick 1785 - 1867 -by Paul Craven / The Osgoode Society Toronto Ontario  ( NB / N.B. )

PETTY JUSTICE: Low Law and the Sessions System in Charlotte County, New Brunswick 1785 - 1867 -by Paul Craven / The Osgoode Society Toronto Ontario ( NB / N.B. )

By: Craven, Paul; Foreword By R Roy McMurtry / Jim Phillips / The Osgoode Society Toronto Ontario

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Osgoode Society / University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163706

ISBN: 1442649917

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 542 pages, ---"Until the late nineteenth-century, the most common form of local government in rural England and the British Empire was administration by amateur justices of the peace: the sessions system. Petty Justice uses an unusually well-documented example of the colonial sessions system in Loyalist New Brunswick to examine the role of justices of the peace... 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... 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 o... View more info