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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 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

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 Preserving the Past:  A History of Cascumpec - Fortune Cove, 1779 - 1979 ( PEI / Prince Edward Island Local History )

Preserving the Past: A History of Cascumpec - Fortune Cove, 1779 - 1979 ( PEI / Prince Edward Island Local History )

By: Hudson, J Arthur; S Jean Meggison / Cascumpec - Fortune Cove Heritage Society

Price: $63.29

Publisher: Canada, Summerside, PEI: Cascumpec - Fortune Cove Heritage Society ( Williams & Crue Ltd., printers), 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160983

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good copy, llight edge wear and rubbing, 412 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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