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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

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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

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: $15.77

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: 155626

ISBN: 0002554143

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine unread copy, 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-failed Tim Hortons to Joyce’s decision to sell ... 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

The Fabulous Kelley: Canada's King of the Medicine Men ( Thomas Patrick " Doc " Kelley )

By: Kelley, Thomas P. ( Kelly ), Introduction By Gordon Sinclair

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Don Mills ( Toronto ), Ontario, Don Mills, ON: General Publishing, 1974, 1st edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149328

ISBN: 077360037X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Good dustjacket with a bit of loss at lower spine tip, some shallow chipping and closed tears, address sticker on verso of front board, 149 pages, b&w photos, Kelley's book about his father and Kelley's own part in a Canadian travelling show, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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

Incidents of Pioneer Days at Guelph and the County of Bruce ---A Bruce County Historical Society Reprint ( Ontario )

By: Kennedy, David ( Sr. )

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Ontario, Ontario: Bruce County Historical Society ( Reprints the 1903 Toronto Edition ), 1st Printing of the 1973 Edition: 1973

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152789

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------paperback size softcover, a Near Fine copy, 135 pages, an episodic recounting of events in Bruce County at the turn of the 20th century, headings are --- Emigration and Ultimate Settlement at Guelph; William and I Journey to Owen Sound and then to Southampton; Our Stay At and Departure from Southampton; Our Return to Guelph and Preparations to Return to Saugeen; Our Start for the New Country; Our Journey Continued --- Whiskey Incident; Our Journey Up Continued and Terminated on the 6th Day; Our Decision to Make a Scow; Our Continuation and Workshop at the Bridge; Our Departure Dow... View more info