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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 Folksongs from Prince Edward Island (inc. Off to the Lumberwoods; Of Ships and Sailing Men; Tragedies & Murders; Traditional Airs; A Little Laughter; To Warm the Heart; Looking Back; Good Times & Local Happenings )( PEI / P.E.I.)

Folksongs from Prince Edward Island (inc. Off to the Lumberwoods; Of Ships and Sailing Men; Tragedies & Murders; Traditional Airs; A Little Laughter; To Warm the Heart; Looking Back; Good Times & Local Happenings )( PEI / P.E.I.)

By: Dibblee, Randall and Dorothy ; Foreword By Dorothy M Morris

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Prince Edward Island, No Place ( PEI ): No Publisher / P.E.I. Centennial Commission, 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing ( Printed By Williams and Crue, Summerside, Prince Edward Island ): 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161224

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 7w x 10h inches, a solid Good example, light overall wear, short tear at lower spine tip, old price sticker on title page, small sticker pull on front panel, includes words and music, 124 pages, contents include: Foreword; Introduction; Section I: Good Times and Local Happenings - The Wedding, Jimmy Hughes' Feastio, Picnic at Gros Haut, Thra; Old Stumper; When Johnny Went Plowing for Kearon; The Doctor Man/ The Merchants of the Bay; Seventy-Six Geared Wheel; The Search and Rescue; Section II: Off to the Lumberwoods - Hauling Wood to Bangor; Peter Emberley; Larriga... 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

Image for Mennonites in Canada:  A People's Struggle for Survival --- 1920 to 1940 -by Frank H Epp -a Signed Copy

Mennonites in Canada: A People's Struggle for Survival --- 1920 to 1940 -by Frank H Epp -a Signed Copy

By: Epp, Frank H (signed), Foreword By T D Regher

Price: $35.57

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan / Gage Publishing, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161766

ISBN: 0771597088

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with a bit of sunning to the spine, a bit of light rubbing, a tight clean square copy, signed and inscribed "For my cherished colleague W_____ P______ Frank Epp 22 Oct 84", 640 pages, b&w photos, contents include: List of Tables and Charts; Foreword; Preface; THE UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Need for Land; Importance of Tolerance; Lack of Solidarity; Diversity Within a Corporate Personality; International Connections --- REAFFIRMATION of the FUNDAMENTALS: Fundamentalism in America / Among Old Mennonites / in Ontario / and Divisi... View more info

The French Period in Nova Scotia A.D. 1500-1758 and Present Remains : a historical, archaeological and botanical survey (inc. Port Royal, Beaubassin, Minas, Canard, Piziquid ( Pisiquit ), Cobequid, North Shore & Fishing Settlements, Cape Breton, etc)

By: Erskine, John S

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Wolfville, NS: Self Published / John S Erskine, 1975 1st Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164604

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, stapled as issued, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example, a bit of age toning to covers, 55 pages ---contents include: (Mitchell's map of Annapolis River 1733 - Map of Grand Pré and environs - Map of Minas area) Contents: European Discoveries and Claims; The Fishermen; The Fur Traders; The Acadians; English Rule; What Little Remains of Acadian Culture of the Early Period; Superficial Remains of Pre-Expulsion Settlements - Port Royal, Beaubassin, Minas, Canard, Piziquid, Cobequid, North Shore Settlements, Fishing Settlements, Cape Breton - Acadian Plants ( trees, fruits, veg... View more info

Image for Ontario Rocks:  Three Billion Years of Environmental Change -by Nick Eyles ( Geology / Geography )( 3 billion )

Ontario Rocks: Three Billion Years of Environmental Change -by Nick Eyles ( Geology / Geography )( 3 billion )

By: Eyles, Nick

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON ( Toronto, Ontario ): Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162946

ISBN: 1550416197

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, 339 pages, colour photos and illustrations throughout, ---"In its long and rocky past, the place we call Ontario has traveled across the equator, been peppered and pockmarked by meteorites, seen the rise and decline of towering mountains, and gave rise to some very strange and now extinct organisms. In fact, what seems like a changeless landscape was once covered by vast seas and huge, continent-wide ice sheets which measured 2 kilometres thick, leaving in their wake, the Great Lakes. --Ontario Rocks tells thi... View more info

Image for Canada Rocks:  The Geologic Journey -by Nick Eyles and Andrew Miall ( Canadian Shield / North American Craton / Plate Tectonics / Mineral - Skarn Deposits / Mining / Geology )

Canada Rocks: The Geologic Journey -by Nick Eyles and Andrew Miall ( Canadian Shield / North American Craton / Plate Tectonics / Mineral - Skarn Deposits / Mining / Geology )

By: Eyles, Nick and Andrew Miall

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165018

ISBN: 1550418602

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example with a wee bit of light rubbing, -- extra shipping may be required depending upon destination -if an issue please inquire before ordering --512 pages, packed with colour photos and illustrations, contents include: INTRODUCTION; ABOUT THE AUTHOR ; ---CHAPTER 1: A HELLISH BEGINNING --- The Hadean; The start of something Really Big 14 billion years ago; From dust to a planet; The earliest continents: a watery birth ; The birth of the Archean: a unique Canadian record; Early life on Earth ---CHAPTER 2: MOVING EARTH: PLATE TECTONIC... View more info

Image for The Oak Island Mystery:  The Secret of the World's Greatest Treasure Hunt -by lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe (aka The Money Pit )

The Oak Island Mystery: The Secret of the World's Greatest Treasure Hunt -by lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe (aka The Money Pit )

By: Fanthorpe, Lionel & Patricia

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Hounslow Press, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163925

ISBN: 0888821700

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-------------trade paperback, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 221 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"It began innocently enough ... in 1795 three boys discovered the top of an ancient shaft on uninhabited Oak Island in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. The boys began to dig, and what they uncovered started the world's greatest and stangest treasure hunt. Two hundred years of courage, back-breaking effort, ingenuity, and engineering skills have so far failed to retrieve what is concealed there. --The Oak Island curse prophesies that the treasure will not be ... View more info

Image for The Oak Island Mystery:  The Secret of the World's Greatest Treasure Hunt -by lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe (aka The Money Pit )

The Oak Island Mystery: The Secret of the World's Greatest Treasure Hunt -by lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe (aka The Money Pit )

By: Fanthorpe, Lionel & Patricia

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Hounslow Press, 1995, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1995

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164296

ISBN: 0888821700

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-------------trade paperback, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 221 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"It began innocently enough ... in 1795 three boys discovered the top of an ancient shaft on uninhabited Oak Island in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. The boys began to dig, and what they uncovered started the world's greatest and stangest treasure hunt. Two hundred years of courage, back-breaking effort, ingenuity, and engineering skills have so far failed to retrieve what is concealed there. --The Oak Island curse prophesies that the treasure will not be ... View more info

Image for The Legend of Jack Munroe:  A Portrait of a Canadian Hero ---by Dorothy Farmiloe -a Signed Copy ( Timmins related / Porcupine, Ontario Fire of 1911 )( Princess Patricia's Regiment / Princess "Pats" related)(aka:  Canada's Forgotten Hero )

The Legend of Jack Munroe: A Portrait of a Canadian Hero ---by Dorothy Farmiloe -a Signed Copy ( Timmins related / Porcupine, Ontario Fire of 1911 )( Princess Patricia's Regiment / Princess "Pats" related)(aka: Canada's Forgotten Hero )

By: Farmiloe, Dorothy (signed)( Jack Munroe related)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, Windsor, ON.: Black Moss Press, 1994, 1st edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155619

ISBN: 0887532551

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed by the author, 250 pages, b&w photos, ---"Jack Munroe, the man who saved Golden City, was no ordinary hero. A prospector himself and a reputed mining engineer, he was also a famed football star and the amateur boxing champion of the American West Coast. This is the story of his life --Jack Munroe was a legendary character. He was a man of heroic proportions; the savior of Golden City, a World Class heavyweight boxer, a millionaire prospector, a writer, a soldier, and the man whose collie was the inspiration for Lassie. Munr... View more info

A Gentleman of Substance: The Life and Legacy of John Redpath ( 1796 - 1869 )( Redpath Sugar Refinery related)

By: Feltoe, Richard

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Natural Heritage Books, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150463

ISBN: 1896219926

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------softcover, about 10 x 8 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very light rubbing to edges, 144 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"A Gentleman of Substance covers the remarkable life of John Redpath. Born to humble circumstances in Scotland in 1796, he emigrated to Canada in 1816 to become a stonemason in Montreal. By 1818 he had his own building and contracting firm and was working on the Lachine Canal as well as much construction and restoration work on buildings in Montreal. His work on the Rideau Canal, as contracted by Colonel John By, established his business reputation, whi... View more info

Image for Redcoated Ploughboys:  The Volunteer Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada 1813 - 1815 -by Richard Feltoe ( War of 1812 / Regimental History )

Redcoated Ploughboys: The Volunteer Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada 1813 - 1815 -by Richard Feltoe ( War of 1812 / Regimental History )

By: Feltoe, Richard

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn, 20121st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165007

ISBN: 1554889987

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------softcover, about 9w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, 430 pages, b&w photos and illustrations and maps, ---"In 1812, the future of British North America hung in the balance as the United States declared war with the avowed goal of conquering the Canadas and removing British influence from the continent forever. ---In response, a corps of men, drawn from every walk of life and social stratum of Upper Canada, stepped forward to defend their fledgling colony by volunteering to serve in the Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada. After undergoing rigorous trai... View more info