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Image for Canada's Stonehenge:  Astounding Archaeological Discoveries in Canada, England and Wales ( Alberta / Indian Calendar )

Canada's Stonehenge: Astounding Archaeological Discoveries in Canada, England and Wales ( Alberta / Indian Calendar )

By: Freeman, Gordon R

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Kingsley Publishing, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164241

ISBN: 0978452615

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 7w x 10h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket but there is a dampstain on the backside of the jacket so a Very Good jacket, stain does not show through, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, slight bump along bottom edge of boards, 293 pages, colour photos throughout, ---"The discovery of a 5000-year-old Sun Temple and an ancient "time machine" - Stone Age calendar - in Canada led scientist Gordon Freeman... 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

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 ... 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. Throug... 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... 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: $10.49

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 ... 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... 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 pa... 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 fro... 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