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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: $10.49

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154681

ISBN: 0670387444

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.5 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 24 pages, b&w illustrations, laid into this copy is a James Elliott bookmark, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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 yout... 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... 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 C... 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, co... 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 he... 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 bu... View more info

Image for A Gentleman of Substance:  The Life and Legacy of John Redpath -a Signed Copy  ( 1796 - 1869 )( Redpath Sugar Refinery related)

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

By: Feltoe, Richard (signed)

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162017

ISBN: 1896219926

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------softcover, about 10 x 8 inches, a near Fine copy with a bit of very light rubbing to edges, signed without inscription by the author, 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 muc... View more info

Image for Not a One Horse Town:  125 ( One Hundred Twenty-Five ) Years of Toronto and Its Streetcars ---a Signed Hardcover Copy ( Ontario / street Cars )

Not a One Horse Town: 125 ( One Hundred Twenty-Five ) Years of Toronto and Its Streetcars ---a Signed Hardcover Copy ( Ontario / street Cars )

By: Filey, Mike (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toront, ON: Toronto of Old, 1986, 1st edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147858

ISBN: 0969150113

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------oblong large (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, ink gift inscription on front blank endpaper has been partially blacked out, signed by Filey who has also written a linitation number on the title page, quite scarce in the hardcover edition, unpaginated but well over 100 pages, packed with b&w photos many of a vintage nature and certainly difficult to come by, contents include: Rapid Transit for All; Meet Mr Williams... View more info

Halifax, the First 250 Years ( Nova Scotia / Nova Scotian History )

By: Fingard, Judith; Janet Guildford; David Sutherland

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS: Formac Publishing, 1999, 1st edition, Later Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149708

ISBN: 088780490X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------oblong softcover, about 10.5 x 8.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy witha bit of curling to lower corner, 192 pages, b&w photos, ---"For more than two and a half centuries Halifax has experienced both war and peace, growing from a frontier outpost to one of Canada''s most appealing and forward-looking cities. ---For many years the fate of the city was determined by the rivalries among Britain, France, and the United States: conflict meant prosperity for Halifax ... View more info

The Labradorians: Voices from the Land of Cain ( Newfoundland / Labrador )(inc. Land God Gave to Cain; The Straits; North of Chateau; Paradise; Torngat; Moravian Coast; Grande Baie Des Esquaimaux; Nitassinan; The Journey to Goose, etc)

By: Fitzhugh, Lynne D

Price: $30.29

Publisher: St John's, Newfoundland, St John's, NL: Breakwater, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157686

ISBN: 1550811487

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, might be unread, 507 pages, b&w photos, contents include: The Land God Gave to Cain; The Straits; North of Chateau; Paradise; Torngat; Moravian Coast; Grande Baie Des Esquaimaux; Nitassinan; The Journey to Goose; Epilogue; Glossary; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index and Concordance, ---"Explorer Jacques Cartier dismissed it as the land God gave to Cain, but generations of people from widely differing cultu... View more info

Image for Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier:  Environment, Society, and Culture in the Trent Valley -by Neil S Forkey / University of Calgary Press ( Trent River Valley - 19th Century Upper Canada ) )

Shaping the Upper Canadian Frontier: Environment, Society, and Culture in the Trent Valley -by Neil S Forkey / University of Calgary Press ( Trent River Valley - 19th Century Upper Canada ) )

By: Forkey, Neil S / University of Calgary Press

Price: $28.97

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press ( UCP ), 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162592

ISBN: 1552380491

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, , no dustjacket as issued, 164 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"a significant contribution to the growing body of work on Canadian environmental history. Themes of ethnicity and environment in the Trent Valley are brought into wider perspective with comparisons to other areas of contemporary settlement throughout the British Empire and North America. Forkey begins by placing his study within the litera... View more info

Image for Sketch of Chipman Corner Kings County, Nova Scotia C. 1670 - 1985 -by James Fry / Community History Group of Kings Historical Society  ( NS Local History )

Sketch of Chipman Corner Kings County, Nova Scotia C. 1670 - 1985 -by James Fry / Community History Group of Kings Historical Society ( NS Local History )

By: Fry, James / Community History Group of Kings Historical Society

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Nova Scotia, No Place ( Nova Scotia ):L Community History Group of Kings Historical Society, No Date -Circa 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163430

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example with a wee bit of light rubbing, some age toning and browning to the predominately white covers, 20 pages, b&w photographs, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

OUR YOUNG SOLDIER: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe, 6 June, 1791 - 6 April 1812 ( John Graves Simcoe related)

By: Fryer, Mary Beacock

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149371

ISBN: 1550022709

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, 189 pages, b&w photos, illustrations and maps, ---"Francis Simcoe was the eldest son of John Graves Simcoe and Elizabeth Gwillim. his father is celebrated as the first lieutenant governor of Upper Canada; his mother for her Canadian diary and watercolour sketches. Francis was one year old when his family arrived at Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake) in 1792, and almost six when they returned to E... View more info

Who Killed the AVRO Arrow? ( Fighter Plane / Jet )

By: Gainor, Chris

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Folklore Press, 2007, 1st edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151898

ISBN: 1894864689

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 5.25 x 8.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, 256 pages, b&w photos, --- The Avro Arrow vaulted Canada into the front ranks of military aircraft design and manufacturing. Less than a year later, the Arrow program was cancelled and Avro Canada went from being one of Canada's largest corporations to a bitter memory. The completed Arrows, jet fighters full of cutting edge technology and capable of flying at twice the speed of sound, were put to the... View more info

Image for Letters to Larisa:  First Generation Canadians in the 1920's, the 1930's, the War Years and Beyond  - Offspring of Original Pioneers Who Immigrated from The Austro-Hungarian ( Hapsburg ) Empire, Europe ( Hungary - Austria )( 1st / 1920s / 1930s / Canada )

Letters to Larisa: First Generation Canadians in the 1920's, the 1930's, the War Years and Beyond - Offspring of Original Pioneers Who Immigrated from The Austro-Hungarian ( Hapsburg ) Empire, Europe ( Hungary - Austria )( 1st / 1920s / 1930s / Canada )

By: Galatiuk, Paul

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Manitoba, No Place ( Likely Manitoba ): No Publisher / Self Published / Paul Galatiuk, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157868

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy, in a lightly rubbed very Good+ dustjacket, 293 pages, colour and b&w photos, includes some poetry in Hungarian ( I believe it is Hungarian ), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

JOHN BUCHAN: Model Governor General -by J William Galbraith ( Lord Tweedsmuir )( Canada / Canadian History / Politics )

By: Galbraith, J William; Forewords By Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Lady Deborah Stewarthy ( John Buchan related / Lord Tweedsmuir )

Price: $36.89

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2013, 1st edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162912

ISBN: 1459709373

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, 533 pages, b&w photos, ---"Soldier, spy, politician, bestselling thriller writer, and governor general of Canada — John Buchan was a man of many seasons and talents. --An accomplished Scottish journalist, soldier, head of intelligence, and Member of Parliament, John Buchan (1875-1940) is best known for penning thrillers such as The Thirty-Nine Steps. However, as Canada’s 15th governor general (1935-40), ... View more info

The Voice of Generations: A History of Communications in Newfoundland / A Publication of Newfoundland Telephone

By: Galgay, Frank; Michael McCarthy; Jack O'Keefe / Newfoundland Telephone

Price: $32.93

Publisher: St John's, Newfoundland, St John's, NL: Newfoundland Telephone Company, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159742

ISBN: 092088403X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of sunning, 428 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Ste Croix ( Dochet ) Island: A Monograph: Revised and Enlarged / Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada - Second Series 1902 - 1903, Volume VIII, Section II, Monographic Series # 3 / The New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, N.B (aka Champlain's Island )

By: Ganong, William Francis, Edited By Susan Brittain Ganong / Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada - Second Series 1902 - 1903, Volume VIII, Section II, Monographic Series # 3 / The New Brunswick Museum, Saint John , N.B.

Price: $13.13

Publisher: St John, New Brunswick, Saint John, NB: The New Brunswick Museum, 1945, 1st Revised and Enlarged First 1st Printing: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149197

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, about 6.5 x 9.75 inches, a Very Good+ copy, some light wear to covers, 125 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Preface; maps and Illustrations; William Francis Ganong; 'The Meaning of the day'; STE CROIX ISLAND: Introduction; Geography; Geology and natural History; Names; Maps; Literature; History (The Acadian Period, 1604 - 1632; The Utopian Medallion; The Boundary Discussions, 1796 - 1799; The Modern period, 1799 -... View more info