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Image for Laura Ingersoll Secord: A Heroine and Her Family, Commemorative Issue ( Ontario / Upper Canada History )

Laura Ingersoll Secord: A Heroine and Her Family, Commemorative Issue ( Ontario / Upper Canada History )

By: Hemmings, David F (signed)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON: Bygones Publishing, 2013, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157849

ISBN: 0986577243

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6 x 8.75 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a crease along the spine on the front cover, signed without inscription by the author, 255 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"This non-fiction book describes the life and family of the famous Canadian heroine, Laura Secord (1775-1868). The transcriptions of petitions, early publicity and plaques of or about Laura, her husband James and their children – and from a British officer, James FitzGibbon – give insights into Secord family opportunities and their financial status. The 700 direct descendants of Laura Secord... View more info

Image for York Factory to the Blackfeet Country: Journal of Anthony Hendry 1754-55 (from Proceedings & Transactions of Royal Society of Canada 3rd Series-Volume I May 1907 )( Fold-Out Map Intact)(aka A year inland: The journal of a Hudson's Bay Company winterer )

York Factory to the Blackfeet Country: Journal of Anthony Hendry 1754-55 (from Proceedings & Transactions of Royal Society of Canada 3rd Series-Volume I May 1907 )( Fold-Out Map Intact)(aka A year inland: The journal of a Hudson's Bay Company winterer )

By: Hendry, Anthony; Edited (and read) By Lawrence J Burpee ( Johnstone ) / Royal Society of Canada

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 3rd Series-Volume I Meeting of May 1907, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163417

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.75h inches, dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, a Very Good+ to near Fine example, 52 pages (from page 307 to page 359 ) taken from Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 3rd Series-Volume I Meeting of May 1907, includes a b&w map and a colour fold-out map, b&w illustrations, ---Anthony Henday was one of the first white men to probe the vast distances of the Canadian west. , 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 Light in the Darkness:  Highlights from the Life of Mary Hichens, Heroine of Seal Island -by Walter W Hichens  ( West of Cape Sable Island / Nova Scotia )( Local Families / NS Local history )

Light in the Darkness: Highlights from the Life of Mary Hichens, Heroine of Seal Island -by Walter W Hichens ( West of Cape Sable Island / Nova Scotia )( Local Families / NS Local history )

By: Hichens, Walter W

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155483

ISBN: 0889995133

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8 inches, a Near Fine copy, 130 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for O.P.P.:  The History of the Ontario Provincial Police Force -by Dahn D Higley ( OPP )

O.P.P.: The History of the Ontario Provincial Police Force -by Dahn D Higley ( OPP )

By: Higley, Dahn D

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Queen's Printer, 1984, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157911

ISBN: 0774389648

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket, 668 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a generic photo View more info

Image for Black Berry, Sweet Juice -On Being Black and White in Canada  -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

Black Berry, Sweet Juice -On Being Black and White in Canada -by Lawrence Hill ---a Signed Copy

By: Hill, Lawrence (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins / Harper Flamingo / HarperFlamingo, 2001, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2001

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 144886

ISBN: 0002000202

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a short tear at upper and lower rear flap fold, signed by Hill without inscription, ---"Lawrence Hill’ s remarkable novel, Any Known Blood, a multi-generational story about a Canadian man of mixed race, was met with critical acclaim and it marked the emergence of a powerful new voice in Canadian writing. Now Hill, himself a child of a black father and white mother, brings us Black Berry, Sweet Juice: On Being Black and White in Canada, a provocative and unprecedented look at a timely and engrossing topic. In Black Be... View more info

Image for The Red Indians of the Plains: Thirty Years' Missionary Work in the Saskatchewan with 22 Illustrations and Maps ( 30 Years )(inc. Settling at Sandy Lake; Cree Language, Customs, tc; Rebellion of 1885 [ Louis Riel / Manitoba ]; The Pas; Prince Albert, etc)

The Red Indians of the Plains: Thirty Years' Missionary Work in the Saskatchewan with 22 Illustrations and Maps ( 30 Years )(inc. Settling at Sandy Lake; Cree Language, Customs, tc; Rebellion of 1885 [ Louis Riel / Manitoba ]; The Pas; Prince Albert, etc)

By: Hines, Rev. J ( Reverend John Hines ), Preface By Rev. H E Fox, Prebendary of St Paul's

Price: $44.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1916, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161097

Condition: Fair (see description)


----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.25h inches, a Fair copy only, red cloth with a rebound spine (red cloth of covers could be a rebind as well as there is no publisher name at the lower spine tip), exlibrary with the usual library marks and stamps, some pages have been taped and have old tape repairs, pages 85 to 92 are detached from the stitched binding, the UK edition was issued in 1915 -this is the 1916 Canadian edition, all copies are scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Ten Thousand Years: Archaeology in Manitoba (Early Man; Shield Archaic in Manitoba;Evidences of Old Copper; Harris Bison Runs Near Brandon; Canadian Shield Rock Paintings; Prehistoric Burial Site Near Reston, etc)( 10000 / 10,000 )

By: Hlady, Walter M; J.V. Wright; Jack Steinbring; Ronald J. Nash; Leigh Syms; Allan A. Simpson; Brian Reeves ; Brenda McGee Lipsett; D. Braddell / C Minty / M J Tamplin; Dennis C. Joyes / Manitoba Archaeological Society

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Manitoba, Manitoba: Manitoba Archaeological Society, 1970, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160204

ISBN: 0919212018

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 5.75w x 8.75h inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, 319 pages, b&w photos and illustrations,---contents include: Leo F. Pettipas -Early Man in Manitoba; J.V. Wright -The Shield Archaic in Manitoba- a Preliminary Statement; Jack Steinbring -Evidences of Old Copper in a Northern Transitional Zone; Ronald J. Nash -The Prehistory of Northern Manitoba; Walter M. Hlady -Manitoba- the Northern Woodlands; Leigh Syms -The McKean Complex in Manitoba; Allan A. Simpson -The Manitoba Escarpment Cultural Sequence; Brian Reeves -Culture Dynamics in the Manitoba Grassl... View more info

Image for Through Newfoundland with the Camera -by R E Holloway (inc. scenes / photographs of Labrador / Whaling / Cod Fishing / Ships / Villages / Towns / Coastal Views / Panoramas / Railways / Fishing / Fold-Out Map, etc)( Robert Edwards Holloway )

Through Newfoundland with the Camera -by R E Holloway (inc. scenes / photographs of Labrador / Whaling / Cod Fishing / Ships / Villages / Towns / Coastal Views / Panoramas / Railways / Fishing / Fold-Out Map, etc)( Robert Edwards Holloway )

By: Holloway, R E ( Robert Edwards )

Price: $118.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sach and Co. / The Wessex Press, 1910, 2nd Edition, 1st Revised edition, First Printing: 1910

Edition: First Revised Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158001

Condition: Fair (see description)


------------hardcover, about 12.25 x 9.25 inches, --- offered as is, green cloth with gilt lettering and Newfoundland seal/emblem also in gilt, no dustjacket as issued, ---externally a Fair to Good copy only with some rubbing and stains to the cloth, short tear at lower spine tip, internally the front hinge is starting but still very much secure, ink name and date on front blank endpaper ( Andrew J Crook St. John’s New Foundland July 28th/11”, some loose text pages, half of the title page and a third of page 5/6 is missing, index is intact, some other loose pages in the text portion at the... View more info

Image for Riel:  Jackdaw # C9 ( Canadian History  ) ( Louis )

Riel: Jackdaw # C9 ( Canadian History ) ( Louis )

By: Howard, Richard, written and Compiled By --- / Jackdaw # C2

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Clarke Irwin / Jackdaw # C1, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153149

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------portfolio, Very Good+ overall, these were made as a portfolio which had black tape along the edges, as usual with these portfolios the black tape is falling off as it tended to dry out, does not affect the item in an other way, these portfolios were produced with reproductions and facsimiles of documents, pamphlets, drawings, etc. pertaining to the topic of the portfolio, all inserts are present, all inserts are Very Good+ to Near Fine, this portfolio contains: Map of the Canadian North West, with an Inset of the Red River Settlement; Proclamation By Governor McDougall; Portrait o... View more info

Image for Pioneer Settlers of the Bay Chaleur in the nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries ( New Brunswick Local History / 19th & 20th Century inc. Schools, War Years, Fish Factories, Quarries, Farming, Lumber, Settlers, etc)

Pioneer Settlers of the Bay Chaleur in the nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries ( New Brunswick Local History / 19th & 20th Century inc. Schools, War Years, Fish Factories, Quarries, Farming, Lumber, Settlers, etc)

By: Hunter, Martha M / The Chaleur Evening Stars

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New Brunswick, Sackville, NB: The Tribune Press / The Chaleur Evening Stars, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164514

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------softcover, a solid Good example, overall light wear and rubbing, curling to corners of front cover, some light soiling to covers, 219 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 The Great Lakes Wooden Ship building Era

The Great Lakes Wooden Ship building Era

By: Inches, H C, Foreword By William A MacDonald and Gordon Wendt / Great Lakes Historical Society

Price: $131.93

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Great Lakes Historical Society, 1976, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1976

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144989

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------large (oblong quarto) softcover, about 16 x 11 inches, a Very Good copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, short corner creases and bumped upper corner, plastic coil binding, former owner's name stamp on front endpaper, unpaginated, packed with b&w illustrations and photos, includes a brief essay on Wooden Shipbuilding (about 7 pages ), a full page illustration of the tug CHAMPION with eight schooners in tow, a full page schematic of the LUCIA A SIMPSON showing the sail plan plus 2 more pages of drawings and plans and 2 pages of photos; a full page plan of The MONTEZUMA (schooner... View more info

Image for Sweet Suburb:  A History of Prince's Lodge, Birch Cove and Rockingham  ( Halifax, Nova Scotia History )

Sweet Suburb: A History of Prince's Lodge, Birch Cove and Rockingham ( Halifax, Nova Scotia History )

By: Ingalls, Sharon and Wayne

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Tantallon, NS: Glen Margaret Publishing, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149414

ISBN: 1897462182

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, likely an unread copy. 272 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, ---"This lavishly illustrated history traces the little-known story of how a wilderness was transformed into a pleasant leafy suburb, weaving together many stories of the people who chose to make it their home. "---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for All About Ontario Chairs -by Elizabeth Ingolfsrud(includes:  Construction; Decoration; Restoration; Assessment of Age; Evaluation )( Slat Back; Bannister; Windsor; Arrow Back; Rocking / Rockers; Fancy; Cane Back, etc)

All About Ontario Chairs -by Elizabeth Ingolfsrud(includes: Construction; Decoration; Restoration; Assessment of Age; Evaluation )( Slat Back; Bannister; Windsor; Arrow Back; Rocking / Rockers; Fancy; Cane Back, etc)

By: Ingolfsrud, Elizabeth

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The House of Grant, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161439

ISBN: 046090082X

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, ink gift inscription, 64 pages, b&w photos, includes slat-back, Windsor, Fancy chairs, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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