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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

Image for Centennial Story:  The Board of Education for the City of Toronto, 1850 - 1950 -a Signed Copy ---with The Massey Hall Programme Celebrating 100 Years of the Board of Education in Toronto

Centennial Story: The Board of Education for the City of Toronto, 1850 - 1950 -a Signed Copy ---with The Massey Hall Programme Celebrating 100 Years of the Board of Education in Toronto

By: Hardy, E A [ Edwin Austin ](signed) with Honora M Cochrane (ed.) / The Board of Education for the City of Toronto , Foreword By The Honourable Dana Porter, Minister of Education for Ontario; Foreword By G Blair Lang, Chairman of the Board of Ed;

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1950, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146939

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a chipped and torn Fair to Good only dustjacket, signed by hardy, this was Hardy's copy as it was purchased with a number of other books from hardy's library, ink names on half-tritle page (I believe hardy family members), Hardy was a former head of the Toronto Board of Ed., 306 pages, b&w photos,---laid-in to this copy is a single sheet folded to make four pages as a programme fro the Board of ed celebrations held at massy hall Oct 23, 1950, Hardy is mentioned twice in the programme, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a ... View more info

Image for The North American Dream:  The Jake and Daisy Harris Family -by John Harris -a Signed Copy ( Elmwood - Douglas Avenue  - Stonewall areas of Winnipeg, Manitoba / Local History / Friesland -The Netherlands / Dutch Immigrants / Immigration )

The North American Dream: The Jake and Daisy Harris Family -by John Harris -a Signed Copy ( Elmwood - Douglas Avenue - Stonewall areas of Winnipeg, Manitoba / Local History / Friesland -The Netherlands / Dutch Immigrants / Immigration )

By: Harris, John (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Canada, No Place (Likely Manitoba / Canada ): Self Published - John Harris, NO DATE - 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164186

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, a bit of curling to covers, some pencil notes, signed on the verso of the front cover "Happy Reading! John H.", 100 pages, b&w photographs, a family history of Dutch immigration to the Winnipeg area from 1893 onwards, 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 Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume 1 --- From the Beginning to 1800 ---Vol. 2 The Land Transformed, 1800 - 1901 ---vol. 3  Addressing the Twentieth Century, 1891 - 1961  -BOOK I, II, III -THREE VOLS. ( Maps / Cartography / Canadian History)

Historical Atlas of Canada, Volume 1 --- From the Beginning to 1800 ---Vol. 2 The Land Transformed, 1800 - 1901 ---vol. 3 Addressing the Twentieth Century, 1891 - 1961 -BOOK I, II, III -THREE VOLS. ( Maps / Cartography / Canadian History)

By: Harris, R Cole; R Louis Gentilcore; Donald Kerr (ed.), Don Measner; Ronald H Walder; Byron Moldofsky; Geoffrey J Matthews, Deryck W Holdsworth; Susan L Laskin; Geoffrey J Matthews, William G Dean and Jean-Pierre Wallot; R Louis Gentilcore; Susan L Laskin

Price: $158.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press /UofT, 1987, 1993, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164668

ISBN: 0802034470

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------3 volumes, large hardcovers, about 11w x 15h inches, all are Near Fine copies in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjackets, ---additional shipping may be required depending upon destination ---if an issue please inquire before ordering ----198, 184 and 196 pages, loaded with maps, photos and illustrations, ---BOOK ONE: A uniquely beautiful record of Canada's early development, this volume of the Historical Atlas of Canada explores the relationship between what is now Canada and its people, from the earliest evidence of human habitation to the beginning of the nineteenth century. Th... View more info

Image for Charles Inglis:  Missionary, Loyalist, Bishop - 1734 to 1816

Charles Inglis: Missionary, Loyalist, Bishop - 1734 to 1816

By: Harris, R V ( Reginald ), Foreword By Primate Derwyn Trevor Owen ( Charles Inglis related)

Price: $18.41

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: General Board of Religious Education, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142761

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, no dustjacket as issued, 186 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Foreword; Introductory; Glencolumbkille; Lancaster; Dover; New York; Revolution; Episcopacy; Beginnings; Quebec; Education; Progress; Sunset; Character; Memorabilia; - Writings - Chronology - Biographical Notes - Sources and Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Brewster Story: From Pack Train to Tour Bus -by E J Hart ( Brewster Transport Company / Travel, Banff, Alberta )( Rocky Mountains )

The Brewster Story: From Pack Train to Tour Bus -by E J Hart ( Brewster Transport Company / Travel, Banff, Alberta )( Rocky Mountains )

By: Hart, E J ( Brewster Transport Company / Travel, Banff, Alberta )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Banff, Alberta, Banff, AB: EJH Literary Enterprises, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154631

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, about 8 x 10.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ to Near Fine dustjacket, small nick on front panel at lower edge, a wee bit of very light rubbing, super vintage cover art showing 1920's tourists, an RCMP officer on a horse, and a Big Horn Sheep standing on a rocky crag, 161 pages, b&w photos, ---"Two anglers, the manager of the Banff Springs Hotel said, needed a guide, and all his best men were out on the trail in the wilderness. The man he asked, John Brewster, recommended his sons, Bill and Jim, and a casual question set in motion a series of events that ... View more info

Image for Renfrew Gold:  The Story of a Nova Scotia Ghost Town -by John Hawkins ( Nova Scotian History / mining/ E H Horne and Noranda, etc)

Renfrew Gold: The Story of a Nova Scotia Ghost Town -by John Hawkins ( Nova Scotian History / mining/ E H Horne and Noranda, etc)

By: Hawkins, John

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Hantsport, NS: Lancelot Press, 1995 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163921

ISBN: 0889995737

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 5.5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine example, 119 pages, b&w photos, 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 Let the Bells Ring:  Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina - 100th Anniversary 1882 - 1982 / 100th Anniversary Committee Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina, Saskatchewan ( 100 Years / Centennial )

Let the Bells Ring: Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina - 100th Anniversary 1882 - 1982 / 100th Anniversary Committee Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina, Saskatchewan ( 100 Years / Centennial )

By: Hayden, Dorothy (signed)/ 100th Anniversary Committee Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina, Saskatchewan; George R Bothwell and C Lind Barbour (editors)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Regina, SK: 100th Anniversary Committee Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina, Saskatchewan ( Printed By Centax of Canada ), 1981 - 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159487

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 11w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, dark brown with gilt lettering and illustrations, 187 pages, b&w photos, signed by the author, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info