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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, 1979, 1st Revised and Enlarged Edition, 2nd Printing: 1979

Edition: Later Printing of 1st Revised Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154987

ISBN: 0919326447

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, about 6.5 x 9.75 inches, a solid Good copy, some wear to covers, rubbing to corners, 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 - 1902; The Future of the Island ); Appendix, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not ... View more info

Image for Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume 2 The Land Transformed, 1800 - 1901( Book ii) ( Maps / Cartography / Canadian History)

Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume 2 The Land Transformed, 1800 - 1901( Book ii) ( Maps / Cartography / Canadian History)

By: Gentilcore, R Louis; Don Measner; Ronald H Walder; Geoffrey J Matthews; Byron Moldofsky / University of Toronto Press

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press /UofT, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163900

ISBN: 0802034470

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 11w x 15h inches,a Near Fine example in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ or better dustjackets, one very short closed tear on rear panel, extra shipping may be required depending upon destination ---if an issue please inquire before ordering, ----- 184 pages, loaded with maps, photos and illustrations, ---"The emergence in the nineteenth century of a new political and territorial entity - Canada - is dramatically portrayed in this book. Through breathtaking cartography it vividly captures the great economic and social events that made possible the successful birth o... View more info

Image for The Sea is at Our Gates:  The History of the Canadian Navy  ( RCN / R C N / Royal Canadian Navy )

The Sea is at Our Gates: The History of the Canadian Navy ( RCN / R C N / Royal Canadian Navy )

By: German, Commander Tony, Foreword By Vice Admiral Harry DeWolf

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart ( M&S ), 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138844

ISBN: 0771032692

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket,360 pages, ---recounts, for the first time, the story of Canada's navy, gale-driven and becalmed, from its colonial roots through the twentieth-century wars to the close of the Cold War era in 1990, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Stories About Storytellers:  Publishing Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair Macleod, Pierre Trudeau and Others -by Douglas Gibson -a Signed and Inscribed Copy / ECW Press

Stories About Storytellers: Publishing Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair Macleod, Pierre Trudeau and Others -by Douglas Gibson -a Signed and Inscribed Copy / ECW Press

By: Gibson, Douglas (signed)( Doug )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: ECW Press, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157101

ISBN: 1770410686

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author "For M____, Who remembers W.O. and his snuff. Best wishes, Doug Gibson", 380 pages, b&w caricature illustrations by Jenkins, contents include: STEPHEN LEACOCK 1869 - 1944 Professor, Humorist, and Immigration Agent ; HUGH MacLENNAN 1907 - 1990 Teacher, Novelist, Essayist, and Cottager; R.D. SYMONS 1898 - 1973 Cowboy, Writer, Artist, and Conservationist ; HAROLD HORWOOD 1923 - 2006 Newfoundlander, Novelist, Naturalist, and Neglected Genius; BARRY BROADFOOT 1... View more info

Image for Isaiah Tubbs of Prince Edward County / Fragments of History Series 2 ( Ontario History )

Isaiah Tubbs of Prince Edward County / Fragments of History Series 2 ( Ontario History )

By: Gilchrist, Gill / Fragments of History Series 2

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: No Publisher / Fragments of History Series 2, No Date (1990's ?), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 141742

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------pamphlet, a Near Fine copy, 19 pages, b&w illustrations, Tubbs was an early settler in the Hallowell area (now Picton ), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Gunsmiths of Canada:  A Checklist of Tradesmen, with Update 81:  Historical  Arms Series # 14 ( Canadian Gun Smiths / Makers )

The Gunsmiths of Canada: A Checklist of Tradesmen, with Update 81: Historical Arms Series # 14 ( Canadian Gun Smiths / Makers )

By: Gooding, S James / Historical Arms Series

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Museum Restoration Service / Historical Arms Series, 1974, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145473

ISBN: 091931614X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------stapled softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, 32 + 6 pages of amendments, this edition adds 80+ gun makers not included in the earlier edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay:  The War of 1812 and Its Aftermath  -by Barry Gough -Signed Twice

Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay: The War of 1812 and Its Aftermath -by Barry Gough -Signed Twice

By: Gough, Barry (signed twice)

Price: $43.49

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163829

ISBN: 1550681141

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed without inscription by the author of the title page, signed and inscribed by the author on the front blank endpaper "for my dear friend J____ with best wishes from the Author", --- 303 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, contents include: Preface; Chronology of the War on Lake Huron and adjacent waters; The Western Frontier; THE ROWBOAT WAR - Michilimackinac; THE BATTLE of LAKE ERIE - Naval Superiority on the Lakes in the Balance; THE NANCY and HER ESCAPE - Season's Close; THE WATER RATS - Fort W... View more info

Image for Going Downtown:  A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue -by Russ Gourluck -a Signed Copy  ( Portage and Main, Winnipeg / Manitoba Local History )

Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue -by Russ Gourluck -a Signed Copy ( Portage and Main, Winnipeg / Manitoba Local History )

By: Gourlick, Russ (signed)

Price: $36.89

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Great Plains Publications, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159266

ISBN: 1894283651

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 10 x 11 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a nice copy overall but there is some curling to the cover corners and the first 30 or so pages, nothing serious but there is some curling, ---signed by the author without inscription, ---290 pages, b&w photos, a section-by-section look at the most famous of all Winnipeg streets, ---"Come along with Russ Gourluck, author of the best—selling A Store Like No Other: Eaton’s of Winnipeg, as he takes us on a nostalgic tour of what was the heart of Winnipeg’s shopping and entertainment for most of the 20th century. Illust... View more info

Image for Naming the Laurentians:  A History of Place Names 'UP NORTH' -by Joseph Graham -a Signed Copy ( Quebec Local History )

Naming the Laurentians: A History of Place Names 'UP NORTH' -by Joseph Graham -a Signed Copy ( Quebec Local History )

By: Graham, Joseph (signed); Foreword By Graeme Decarie

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Quebec, Lachute, PQ: Main Street, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163297

ISBN: 097395860X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 7.5w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, looks new, signed without inscription by the author, 251 pages, b&w photos, b&w maps, ---"An anthology of articles about the origin of Laurentian places and how they got their names. The Laurentians are the hills north of Montreal that were originally the home of the Algonquin, enemies of the Iroquois, but were subsequently settled by French, Irish, Scottish and some American homesteaders. For the past 100 years, Montrealers, New Yorkers and other city dwellers have built vacation homes and shared these hills and lakes. Th... View more info

Image for History of the Lake Yacht Racing Association, 1884 - 1962 (inc. Royal Hamilton Yacht Club; Rochester YC; Ashbridge's Bay / Royal Canadian / National / Crescent / Clayton / Olcott / Yacht Clubs, etc)( LYRA / L.Y.R.A. )

History of the Lake Yacht Racing Association, 1884 - 1962 (inc. Royal Hamilton Yacht Club; Rochester YC; Ashbridge's Bay / Royal Canadian / National / Crescent / Clayton / Olcott / Yacht Clubs, etc)( LYRA / L.Y.R.A. )

By: Grant, Lieut.-Col. L F ( Le Roy ) / Lake Yacht Racing Association

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, No Place ( Ontario ): Lake Yacht Racing Association ( Printed By T H Best Printing Company, Don Mills, ON.), NO DATE - 1964, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155721

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, in a lightly chipped and torn Good dustjacket , some light soiling to the predominately white jacket, 143 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill -a Signed Copy

By: Gray, Charlotte (signed) ( Susanna Moodie / Catharine Parr Trail related)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149718

ISBN: 0670881686

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, small nick to jacket, looks new, signed by Gray without inscription, 379 pages, black and white photos and illustrations, ---"Catharine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie are icons of the Canadian imagination. Yet most of what we know of these two English gentlewomen who spent their adult lives struggling in Britain's harsh and vigorous colony comes from their own self-consciously crafted writings and from other writers' sometimes fanciful depictions of them. But what were the women behind the authorial voices really like? In S... View more info

Image for Red River Revelations: A Chronological Account of Early Events Leading to the Discovery, Occupation and Development of the Red River Settlement -by Wilson F Green -Signed ( Manitoba History )( Red River Valley Historical Society )

Red River Revelations: A Chronological Account of Early Events Leading to the Discovery, Occupation and Development of the Red River Settlement -by Wilson F Green -Signed ( Manitoba History )( Red River Valley Historical Society )

By: Green, Wilson F (signed); Introduction By Don Myrold, Red River Valley Historical Society

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Red River Valley Historical Society, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161987

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a solid Very Good example, some light rubbing, small faint stain on lower edge of text block# 825 of an unspecified edition, signed by the author, 252 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 The Ottawa:  The colourful story of the valley of the Ottawa from the days of the voyageurs to the present -by William E Greening -a Signed Copy ( Ontario History / River )

The Ottawa: The colourful story of the valley of the Ottawa from the days of the voyageurs to the present -by William E Greening -a Signed Copy ( Ontario History / River )

By: Greening, William E (signed)( W E )

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1961, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162210

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good dustjacket with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of sunning to the spine, short tear at upper spine tip, a bit of browning to jacket, signed without inscription by the author, 208 pages, b&w illustrations, a nice copy and rarely found signed, 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 Early Life in Upper Canada  -by Edwin C Guillet, 302 Illustrations

Early Life in Upper Canada -by Edwin C Guillet, 302 Illustrations

By: Guillet, Edwin C ( Clarence ) / University of Toronto Press

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press ( UTP ), 1963, 1st UTP Edition, First Printing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164206

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ to near Fine example, quite nice overall, a bit of age toning to the upper edge of the text block, in a chipped and torn but generally intact Good dustjacket which is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 782 pages, b&w photos and illustrations-, 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 Valley of the Trent: Ontario Series Book ONE -by Edwin C Guillet / The Champlain Society for the Government of Ontario, University of Toronto Press  ( Volume 1 )

The Valley of the Trent: Ontario Series Book ONE -by Edwin C Guillet / The Champlain Society for the Government of Ontario, University of Toronto Press ( Volume 1 )

By: Guillet, Edwin C; Foreword By Leslie M Frost / The Champlain Society / University of Toronto Press

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Champlain Society for the Government of Ontario, University of Toronto Press / UTP, 1962, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157342

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 6.5 x 9.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy, a wee bit of very light rubbing to the red cloth, a bit of sunning to the spine, no dustjacket, 474 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.. View more info

Image for An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth -by Chris Hadfield - Signed By the Canadian Astronaut ( Commander of the International Space Station )( with a NEW FAQ [ Frequently Asked Questions ] Section )

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth -by Chris Hadfield - Signed By the Canadian Astronaut ( Commander of the International Space Station )( with a NEW FAQ [ Frequently Asked Questions ] Section )

By: Hadfield, Chris (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Random House Canada, 2013, 1st Edition, Later Printing ( First Printing with the NEW FAQ Section ): 2013

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163357

ISBN: 0345812700

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, looks new, would make a great gift for a Chris Hadfield fan, signed and inscribed by the world (and out-of-this-world ) famous astronaut "To Joanne Chris Hadfield ", 295 pages, colour photos as well as a few b&w, ---"As Commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space. Now, in his first book, Chris offers readers extraordinary stories from his life as an astronaut, and shows how to make the impossible a reality. Chris H... View more info

Image for Glimpses of the Past, 1894 - 1994 / Hainstock Centennial History Book Association ( Alberta ( AB ) Local History -inc. Olds, Ennerdale, Berrydale, Waterside, Innis Lake Areas )( 100 Years )

Glimpses of the Past, 1894 - 1994 / Hainstock Centennial History Book Association ( Alberta ( AB ) Local History -inc. Olds, Ennerdale, Berrydale, Waterside, Innis Lake Areas )( 100 Years )

By: Hainstock Centennial History Book Committee; Foreword By Dr J W Grant MacEwan; Intro By Mildred Miller (ed.) (with Dr W Robert Maiklem; David H Breen )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Alberta, Bowden, AB: Hainstock Centennial History Book Committee, 1994, 1st edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159612

ISBN: 1550562231

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Very Good+ copy, a few small marks on the front board atherwise this looks new, tight and square, 446 pages, packed with b&w photos as well as an 8-page colour photo section, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Surrogate Court Index of Ontario Canada 1859 - 1900 volume 27 - GREY COUNTY

Surrogate Court Index of Ontario Canada 1859 - 1900 volume 27 - GREY COUNTY

By: Hancocks, Elizabeth (compiler)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Generation Press, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146403

ISBN: 092083096X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------large (quarto) softcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, 46 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Heroine of Acadia ---by James Hannay (  Francoise ( Francis ) Marie La Tour - Nova Scotia / Acadia History )

The Heroine of Acadia ---by James Hannay ( Francoise ( Francis ) Marie La Tour - Nova Scotia / Acadia History )

By: Hannay, James

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Sororal Publishing, 1990, 1st Sororal edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 133824

ISBN: 1895153018

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------stapled trade paperback size softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a small stain on the front cover, 24 pages, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Black Presence in the War of 1812: Unsung Military Volunteers of North America -by Elise Harding-Davis

By: Harding-Davis, Elise (signed)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: No Place of Publication, No Place: Self Published / Elise Harding-Davis ( Printed By The Herald Press, Windsor, Ontario ), No Date ( 2013 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152336

ISBN: 1623141931

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 8.5 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed "To E____ - Best Wishes Elise Harding-Davis 24 October 2013"62 pages, b&w illustrations and maps, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info