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Image for Old Canadian Cemeteries:  Places of Memory (inc. Burial customs = Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Ukrainians, Quaker, Pioneer, Acadian, Chinese, Japanese, Inuit, First Nations, African-American; War memorials; Graveyard symbols motifs; Materials used; etc)

Old Canadian Cemeteries: Places of Memory (inc. Burial customs = Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Ukrainians, Quaker, Pioneer, Acadian, Chinese, Japanese, Inuit, First Nations, African-American; War memorials; Graveyard symbols motifs; Materials used; etc)

By: Irwin, Jane (signed), Photographs By John De Visser

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Richmond Hill ( Toronto ), ON.: Firefly Books, 2007, 1st edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159405

ISBN: 1554071461

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 11.75 x 10.25 inches, overseas shipping (outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed "To C____, enjoy Downtown Burlington! Jane Irwin 29 August 2007", 320 pages, colour photos throughout, ---"Canada abounds in historical burial places. Once you begin noticing their presence, old cemeteries seem to be everywhere. But these important links to the past are in danger of disappearing forever. The expansion of cities and roadways reclaim valuable land, and inscriptions are w... View more info

Old Canadian Cemeteries: Places of Memory (inc. Burial customs = Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Ukrainians, Quaker, Pioneer, Acadian, Chinese, Japanese, Inuit, First Nations, African-American; War memorials; Graveyard symbols motifs; Materials used; etc)

By: Irwin, Jane, Photographs By John De Visser

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Richmond Hill ( Toronto ), ON.: Firefly Books, 2007, 1st edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156495

ISBN: 1554071461

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 11.75 x 10.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 320 pages, colour photos throughout, ---"Canada abounds in historical burial places. Once you begin noticing their presence, old cemeteries seem to be everywhere. But these important links to the past are in danger of disappearing forever. The expansion of cities and roadways reclaim valuable land, and inscriptions are worn away by weather and time. Older cemeteries may be important records of immigration, settlement, armed forces, epidemics, class and religious schisms, and upward mobility of ethn... View more info

Image for We Went to War:  The Story of the Japanese Canadians who Served During the First & Second World Wars ---by Roy Ito - a Signed Copy ( WWI / WWII )

We Went to War: The Story of the Japanese Canadians who Served During the First & Second World Wars ---by Roy Ito - a Signed Copy ( WWI / WWII )

By: Ito, Roy (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Stittsville, Ontario, Stittsville, Ontario: Canada's Wings, Inc., 1984, 1st edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 142960

ISBN: 0920002307

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author, 329 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Heroic Volunteer Soldiers; The Principle is Incontestable; Nidei Volunteers; On Active Service; Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Tokyo 1976; APPENDICES: The Graves of Japanese Canadian War Dead; The Last Four Survivors; Japanese Canadian Volunteers Forst World War; Nisei Regular Enlistment, Second World War; Nisei Enlisted for Pacific Service; Drafts from S-20, Japanese Language School; Staff of S-20, Japanese Language school, any image directly beside this listing ... View more info

Image for We Went to War:  The Story of the Japanese Canadians who Served During the First & Second World Wars ---by Roy Ito - a Signed Copy ( WWI / WWII )

We Went to War: The Story of the Japanese Canadians who Served During the First & Second World Wars ---by Roy Ito - a Signed Copy ( WWI / WWII )

By: Ito, Roy (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Stittsville, Ontario, Stittsville, Ontario: Canada's Wings, Inc., 1984, 1st edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147876

ISBN: 0920002307

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by the author, 329 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Heroic Volunteer Soldiers; The Principle is Incontestable; Nidei Volunteers; On Active Service; Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Tokyo 1976; APPENDICES: The Graves of Japanese Canadian War Dead; The Last Four Survivors; Japanese Canadian Volunteers Forst World War; Nisei Regular Enlistment, Second World War; Nisei Enlisted for Pacific Service; Drafts from S-20, Japanese Language School; Staff of S-20, Japanese Language school, any image directly beside this listing ... View more info

Image for The Four Welland Canals:  A Journey of Discovery in St Catharines and Thorold / Niagara Heritage Series ( 4 )

The Four Welland Canals: A Journey of Discovery in St Catharines and Thorold / Niagara Heritage Series ( 4 )

By: Jackson, John N / Niagara Heritage Series

Price: $19.73

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON.: Vanwell Publishing, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147794

ISBN: 0920277217

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------softcover, about 9 x 8 inches, a Very Good+ copyy, a bit of light wear, 75 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The CANOE: A Living Tradition (Inc. NATIVE CRAFT - Birchbark Canoes; Canoeing the Frontier; Dugouts; Kayaks; Building Umiaks; -RECREATIONAL -PRESERVING - GLOSSARY -etc)( with the Canadian Canoe Museum )( Fur Trade related)

The CANOE: A Living Tradition (Inc. NATIVE CRAFT - Birchbark Canoes; Canoeing the Frontier; Dugouts; Kayaks; Building Umiaks; -RECREATIONAL -PRESERVING - GLOSSARY -etc)( with the Canadian Canoe Museum )( Fur Trade related)

By: Jennings, John & The Canadian Canoe Museum; with Contributions By Eugene Arima; Hallie E Bond; Steven C Brown; David Finch; Don Gardner; Gwyneth Hoyle; C Fred Johnston; Kenneth R Lister; Ted Moores; Rick Nash; James Raffan

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Firefly Books, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161515

ISBN: 1552095096

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 11w x 10.75h inches, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, a Near Fine example, in a visually Near Fine dustjacket but there is a short closed tear so a Very Good+ dustjacket, looks close to new, 271 pages, colour and b&w photos, ---A comprehensive history of North American canoe traditions. Includes contributions from eleven experts, photographs, maps and step-by-step photographs showing the building process. The canoe was essential to the early exploration of North America. Today, it is a vital link to the ... View more info

Image for St Andrew's Church - Three Rivers / Trois Rivieres, Quebec  --- One Hundred Years 1844 - 1944 ( 100 )

St Andrew's Church - Three Rivers / Trois Rivieres, Quebec --- One Hundred Years 1844 - 1944 ( 100 )

By: Jones, Reverend Walter G / St Andrew's Church - Three Rivers / Trois Rivieres, Quebec

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Quebec, Quebec: St Andrew's Church - Three Rivers / Trois Rivieres, Quebec / Self Published, 1944, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 134900

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, trade paperback size stapled chapbook, a Very Good copy with light wear and soiling, 30 pages, b&w photos, a scarce church history, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Always Fresh:  The Untold Story of Tim Hortons By the Man Who Created a Canadian Empire -by Ron Joyce -a Signed Copy ( Tim Horton's Donuts Chain )

Always Fresh: The Untold Story of Tim Hortons By the Man Who Created a Canadian Empire -by Ron Joyce -a Signed Copy ( Tim Horton's Donuts Chain )

By: Joyce, Ron (signed) with Robert Thompson

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2007, 1st Softcover Edition, 2nd Printing: 2007

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155627

ISBN: 0002554143

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine unread copy but there is a slight crinkle on the front panel, signed by Ron Joyce without inscription, 252 pages, b&w photos, any image directly---"Almost every town has at least one Tim Hortons franchise. Many know that it was hockey legend Tim Horton who opened the first restaurant, but few know the inside story of Ron Joyce, who, after the death of Horton, grew the company into a colossal North American enterprise. Always Fresh is Joyce’s own story about the much-loved business that has become a cultural tradition, from 1964 and the first almost-... View more info

BMTS: - Bruce Municipal Telephone System: A Long Line of History, 1910 - 1994 ( Ontario Telephone / Company History )(includes- Bruce, Kincardine, Saugeen, Arran, Elderslie, Greenock, Brant, Huron townships)

By: Judd, Anne Duke

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Tiverton, Ontario: Bruce Municipal Telephone History, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151431

ISBN: 0969214901

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 143 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a generic photo View more info

Image for Place Names of Alberta:  Mountains, Mountain Parks and Foothills --- Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society and University of Calgary Press

Place Names of Alberta: Mountains, Mountain Parks and Foothills --- Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society and University of Calgary Press

By: Karamitsanis, Aphrodite / Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society and University of Calgary Press

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society and University of Calgary Press, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142136

ISBN: 0919813739

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------oblong quarto softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear to edges, 292 pages, colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Trails of Light: Photographs of a Canadian Biosphere ---The BRUCE TRAIL ---a Signed Copy ( Ontario )

By: Kazmierczak-Stubler, Theresa (signed), Foreword by Robert Bateman, Introductions By James G Alinder and Douglas J Robertson

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Viking, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153088

ISBN: 0670848530

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


---------hardcover, about 12.25w x 10.75h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with some very light rubbing, signed by Stubler, 119 pages, packed with b&w photographs, Chapters include: Protecting the Wilderness by Robert Bateman; Images of Elegance --- Theresa Kazmierczak-Stubler and the Bruce Trail Photographs; The Bruce Trail --- An Ecological treasure by Douglas J Robertson; Memory and Discovery by T K-S; Trails of Light ---The Plates, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Run Indian Run: The Story of Simon Gun-an-noot (aka Simon Peter Johnson ) -by Thomas P Kelley ( Gitxsan member in the Kispiox Valley region of Hazelton, British Columbia )( also spelled Gunanoot )

By: Kelley, Thomas P. ( sometimes spelled Kelly )

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Don Mills ( Toronto ), Ontario, Don Mills, ON ( Toronto ).: PaperJacks / Paper Jacks, 1972, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161835

ISBN: 0773770054

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------paperback, a solid Very Good to Very Good+ example, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, ink gift inscription, 144 pages plus ads, ---"Simon Peter Gunanoot, also Simon Peter Johnson, Gitksan businessman, outlaw (b at Kispiox, BC c 1874; d of pneumonia NE of Stewart, BC Oct 1933). Gunanoot owned a store at Kispiox and ran a ranch and packtrain near Hazelton, and a trapline. --On 19 June 1906, near Hazelton, Alexander MacIntosh and Max Leclair were killed by single shots in the back. Because Gunanoot had threatened to kill MacIntosh earlier, during a drun... View more info

Run Indian Run: The Story of Simon Gun-an-noot (aka Simon Peter Johnson ) -by Thomas P Kelley ( Gitxsan member in the Kispiox Valley region of Hazelton, British Columbia )( also spelled Gunanoot )

By: Kelley, Thomas P. ( sometimes spelled Kelly )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Don Mills ( Toronto ), Ontario, Don Mills, ON ( Toronto ).: PaperJacks / Paper Jacks, 1972, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161836

ISBN: 0773770054

Condition: Good (see description)


----------paperback, a Good only example, wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper,browning to the verso of the covers, short tears at spine tips, very small loss at upper corner tip of front cover, 144 pages plus ads, ---"Simon Peter Gunanoot, also Simon Peter Johnson, Gitksan businessman, outlaw (b at Kispiox, BC c 1874; d of pneumonia NE of Stewart, BC Oct 1933). Gunanoot owned a store at Kispiox and ran a ranch and packtrain near Hazelton, and a trapline. --On 19 June 1906, near Hazelton, Alexander MacIntosh and Max Leclair were killed by single shots in the back. Because Gunan... View more info

Image for Mackenzie King to the Canadian People 1935 - a Reprint of Radio Broadcasts Delivered By King ---with Campaign Advertisement for " VOTE DAMUDE ", The Welland County Liberal Association ( Federal Election )( King, William Lyon MacKenzie )

Mackenzie King to the Canadian People 1935 - a Reprint of Radio Broadcasts Delivered By King ---with Campaign Advertisement for " VOTE DAMUDE ", The Welland County Liberal Association ( Federal Election )( King, William Lyon MacKenzie )

By: King, William Lyon MacKenzie ( Arthur ( B ) Byron Damude Related / Liberal Party of Canada )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: National Liberal Publicity Committee, 1935, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 137710

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 5 x 7 inches, a Very Good copy with some browning to the papges, 56 pages, contains: Political parties and Tendencies - Democracy versus Dictatorship; Principles and Policies versus Platforms and Promises -The Liberal Party's Position on Present day Problems; Unemployment - Canada's Most Urgent National Problem -a Statement of Liberal Policy, laid into this copy is an electoral 'banner' for Arthur Damude of the Welland riding in Ontario, the 'banner' is about 12 x 3 inches and reads "VOTE DAMUDE - Please Remove 9 Days Before Election day -Issued by The Welland C... View more info

Image for Place Names in Kings County, Nova Scotia -by Watson Lirkconnell -a Signed Copy ( NS Local History )

Place Names in Kings County, Nova Scotia -by Watson Lirkconnell -a Signed Copy ( NS Local History )

By: Kirkconnell, Watson (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Nova Scotia, No Place (likely Wolfville, Nova Scotia ): No Publisher - Self Published / Watson Kirkconnell, 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163429

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a Very Good+ example with a wee bit of light rubbing and soiling, signed by the author, 39 pages, b&w photographs, some pencil underlining, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Acadia's Fifth Quarter Century: Acadia University, 1938 - 1963 ( Wolfville, Nova Scotia )( 5th )( The Fifth Quarter-Century Acadia University )

By: Kirkconnell, Watson / Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Nova Scotia, No Place ( Wolfville, NS ): The Governors of Acadia University, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149522

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, no dustjacket as issued, 139 pages, b&w photos, a bit of marginalia and underlining, small stamp on verso of front cover, 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 City Blocks, City Spaces:  Historical Photographs of Canada's Urban Growth, c. 1850 - 1900 / Espaces Urbains:  Photographies Historique De La Croissance Urbaine Au Canada Vers 1850 - 1900 / Public Archives Canada ( English / French )

City Blocks, City Spaces: Historical Photographs of Canada's Urban Growth, c. 1850 - 1900 / Espaces Urbains: Photographies Historique De La Croissance Urbaine Au Canada Vers 1850 - 1900 / Public Archives Canada ( English / French )

By: Koltun, Lilly / Public Archives Canada

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Canada, Canada ( Ottawa ): Public Archives Canada / Archives publiques Canada, 1980, 1st edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155622

ISBN: 0662507401

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, a very Good+ copy, a wee bit of light rubbing, 102 pages, b&w photos, loose double-sided panorama plate in pocket at rear showing Toronto Canada West 1856, about 4 feet wide x 8 inches ( 367 x 20 cm), all text is in English and French, rear colophon states "This catalogue accompanied an exhibition first shown in Ottawa from Aprill 22 to July 8, 1980", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Heritage of Canadian Military Music  (inc.  Royal Canadian Mounted Police Bands / Tattoos / Regimental Bands, etc)

The Heritage of Canadian Military Music (inc. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Bands / Tattoos / Regimental Bands, etc)

By: Kopstein, Jack; Ian Pearson ; Foreword By Colonel (Ret'd) Ian Fraser

Price: $31.61

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156517

ISBN: 1551250500

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 333 pages, b&w photos as well as some colour, ---"provides an overview of the history of military bands in Canada, including bands, marches, pipes, drums and tattoos. Through their longtime interest and experience with military bands the authors have collected information on individual bands, marches and songs, recordings, and many rare photographs which are featured in this book. Their careful research into this subject not previously well documented presents the remarkable tale of the men and ... View more info

Image for Modern Schoolhouses: With Plans and Illustrations of the Newest in Schoolhouse Architecture. Ontario Edition ---by W W La Chance ( Architect )( School Houses )( Architectural  Plans )

Modern Schoolhouses: With Plans and Illustrations of the Newest in Schoolhouse Architecture. Ontario Edition ---by W W La Chance ( Architect )( School Houses )( Architectural Plans )

By: La Chance, W W ( Royal Architectural Institute of Canada / Saskatchewan Architectural Association )( LaChance )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: William Briggs, 1919, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155326

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------limp hardcover in green cloth with black lettering and design, 262 pages, b&w photos, includes a number of ads at the front and rear of the book, b&w frontispiece of La Chance, a very interesting look back, 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 A Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigration from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada (with a Map of the Townships, Designs for Cottages and a Plan of the Ship Earl of Buckingham etc)(facsimile of 1821 edition)

A Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigration from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada (with a Map of the Townships, Designs for Cottages and a Plan of the Ship Earl of Buckingham etc)(facsimile of 1821 edition)

By: Lamond, Robert ( Canadian Heritage Publications Series with Foreword By G A Neville )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Canadian Heritage Publications ( Facsimile of the 1821 Chalmers & Collins Edition. Glasgow ), 1978, 1st (facsimile) Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162404

ISBN: 0920648010

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 5.25w x 8h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, some browning to the covers, a tight clean copy with all fold-outs intacty, 112 pages plus index, b&w illustrations, complete title is A Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigration from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada on Government Grant, comprising the Proceedings of the Glasgow Committee for Directing the Affairs and Embarkation of the Societies, with a Map of the Townships, Designs for Cottages, and A Plan of the Ship Earl of Buckingham . also, Interesting Letters... View more info