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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 J____ 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 ... 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

The Federal Indian Day Schools of the Maritimes -by W D Hamilton / The Micmac-Maliseet Institute - University of New Brunswick ( Canada / Canadian Residential Schools ) (inc. a List of Schools )

By: Hamilton, W D ( Bill )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB: The Micmac-Maliseet Institute - University of New Brunswick, 1986, 1st edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159471

ISBN: 0920114768

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid clean Very Good copy, spine crease, two small nicks/tears on the spine, 151 pages, b&w photos, laid into this copy is W D Hamilton's business card, 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 ... 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 ... 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 FitzGib... 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 besi... 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 J... View more info