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Image for IMPRESSIONS:  Stories of the Nation's Printer - Early Years to 1900 / Produced for the Occasion of the Centennial of the Queen's Printer for Canada  (includes a history for the HANSARD Service )

IMPRESSIONS: Stories of the Nation's Printer - Early Years to 1900 / Produced for the Occasion of the Centennial of the Queen's Printer for Canada (includes a history for the HANSARD Service )

By: Aach, Hana K / Produced for the Occasion of the Centennial of the Queen's Printer for Canada (the Printing Bureau ), Message By Norman Manchevsky

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Canadian Government Publishing Centre, siupply and Services Canada, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 142857

ISBN: 0660121107

Condition: Good (see description)


----------large (quarto) softcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy with minimal signs of use, usual library marks and stamps, 178 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: Introduction, Printing for the nation --- Printers and Politicians; Printing the HANSARD ---By Commission - Early Government Printers; The Queen's Printer, most expensive luxury about the Capital?; The Peripatetic print shop; From Independent Printer to Civil Servant --- UNDER CONTRACT - Partial Reform, the contarct system; Woes of a Contractor - Taylor's Trials; More Lice in the Typs - Patronage and Confidentail Printin... View more info

Image for The History of Fort St Joseph -a Signed Copy ( Ft St Joseph Island, Lake Huron / Sault Ste Marie Area / Ontario / War of 1812 History )

The History of Fort St Joseph -a Signed Copy ( Ft St Joseph Island, Lake Huron / Sault Ste Marie Area / Ontario / War of 1812 History )

By: Abbott, John, with Graeme S Mount (signed) and Michael J Mulloy

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The Dundurn Group, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154416

ISBN: 1550023373

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Very Good+ copy, looks close to new but there is a bit of rubbing to the edges, signed by Mount, 192 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---" In early 1812, as the British and the Americans were on the brink of war in North America, Fort St. Joseph was not thought to be of much importance to the British cause. It was disregarded as a useless, poorly located post. But when war was declared, the garrison at Fort St. Joseph pulled off a miracle: it captured the American Fort Mackinac, and for the remainder of the War of 1812 the British never... View more info

A Canadian Indian Bibliography, 1960 - 1970 / University of Toronto Press - UTP

By: Abler, Thomas S (author's copy); Douglas E Sanders; Sally M Weaver / University of Toronto Press - UTP

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press - UTP, 1974, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157689

ISBN: 0802020925

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a chipped and torn but generally intact attractive Good dustjacket, this was Abler's own copy as he has penned his name and Dept. of Anthropology on the front blank endpaper, as well there is a UTP review slip on the verso of the front board which has been designated Other (author), 732 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Welland Canal Company:  A Study in Canadian Enterprise

The Welland Canal Company: A Study in Canadian Enterprise

By: Aitken, Hugh G J

Price: $22.37

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON.: Canadian Canal Society (reprints the 1954 Harvard University Press 1st Edition ), 1997, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149868

ISBN: 0968198708

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


---------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy but there is a small nick at lower spine tip so a Very Good+ copy, 178 pages, contents include: Preface; Upper Canada: The Inland Province; Promotion; Construction; Finance; Entrepreneurshp; Appendix; Notes; Index; Tables; Maps; Charts, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for History of St Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B. - 150 Years in Two Sections (inc. 1827 - 1947 /and/ 1947 - 1977 ) ( NB / New Brunswick Local - Church History )

History of St Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B. - 150 Years in Two Sections (inc. 1827 - 1947 /and/ 1947 - 1977 ) ( NB / New Brunswick Local - Church History )

By: Aiton, Grace; James M Thomson; Anne Mills; Mrs Winnifred Conrad Thomson; Preface By Rev. Ray Hagerman and Reverend H E Campbell

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Brunswick: St Paul's United Church ( Printed By Maritime Publishing, Sussex, New Brunswick ), 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159494

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing, small address label and gift inscription on verso of front cover, 111 pages, b&w photos, this edition reprints the 1949 history by Aiton and adds the next 30 years of church doings in section 2, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Life Writings of Mary Baker McQuesten: Victorian Matriarch -by Mary J Anderson -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario / Whitehern )

The Life Writings of Mary Baker McQuesten: Victorian Matriarch -by Mary J Anderson -a Signed Copy ( Hamilton, Ontario / Whitehern )

By: Anderson, Mary J (signed)( Mary Baker McQuesten )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press (WLUP ), 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 158839

ISBN: 0889204373

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Very Good+ to Near Fine copy, some faint small stains on the fore edge of the text block, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a small patch of chipping along the front flap fold, signed and inscribed "To S_____ L_____ from Mary Anderson, Phd.", 337 pages, ---" How did a privileged Victorian matron, newly widowed and newly impoverished, manage to raise and educate her six young children and restore her family to social prominence? Mary Baker McQuesten’s personal letters, 155 of which were carefully selected by Mary J. Anderson, tell ... View more info

Image for Metis Outpost:  Memoirs of the First Schoolmaster at the Metis Settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923 - 1925 ( School Master / B.C. / British Columbia )

Metis Outpost: Memoirs of the First Schoolmaster at the Metis Settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923 - 1925 ( School Master / B.C. / British Columbia )

By: Andrews, Gerry; Foreword By W Kaye Lamb

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Gerry Andrews, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158726

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8.25 x 10.75 inches, a near Fine copy, 340 pages, b&w photos and maps, ---contents include: Foreword by Dr. W. Kaye Lamb; Author's Preface;.; The First Kelly Lake School Year: 1923-1924; Packers' Progress Through Pine Pass: 1924; The Second Kelly Lake School Year: 1924-1925; To Jasper and Beyond with Packhorses: 1925; Epilogue. Appendices: References for Selected ldentities;. The John Bennett Tragedy; Archival Material; Genealogies; Cree Commentary and Vocabulary; Geographics, includes a bibliography as well as footnotes, any image directly beside this listing i... View more info

Shipwreck at St Pierre: Tragedy and Heroism in Sail and Steam ( Saint Pierre / Miquelon )

By: Andrieux, J P ( Jean-Pierre )

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Ontario, Lincoln, Ontario: W F Rannie, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152721

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------trade paperback, a solid Very Good copy, short tear at lower spine tip, 144 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Historic Windsor: A Town and County Abounding in Interesting Events - Jottings from My Scrapbook -by Florence Anslow ( Nova Scotia Local History / Events )

By: Anslow, Florence

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Windsor, NS: Self Published / Florence Anslow, NO DATE (circa 1962 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164610

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------softcover, a Good or better example, light soiling to the predominately white covers, ink numbers on rear panel, 32 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 A Contextual Study of the Caribou Eskimo Kayak / National Museum of Man Mercury Series Canadian Ethnology Service Paper # 25 / Musee National De L'Homme Collection Mercure Le Service Canadien D'Ethnologie Dossier No 25 ( Iglulik Inuit Kayaks )

A Contextual Study of the Caribou Eskimo Kayak / National Museum of Man Mercury Series Canadian Ethnology Service Paper # 25 / Musee National De L'Homme Collection Mercure Le Service Canadien D'Ethnologie Dossier No 25 ( Iglulik Inuit Kayaks )

By: Arima, Eugene Y / National Museum of Man Mercury Series Canadian Ethnology Service Paper # 25 / Musee National De L'Homme Collection Mercure Le Service Canadien D'Ethnologie Dossier No. 25

Price: $79.13

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: National Museum of Man Mercury Series Canadian Ethnology Service Paper # 25 / Musee National De L'Homme Collection Mercure Le Service Canadien D'Ethnologie Dossier No. 25, 1975, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163969

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of light rubbing, old stickers on rear panel, 267 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, all text is in French and English, scarce, 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 Pioneer Policing in Southern Alberta:  Deane of the Mounties, 1888 - 1914 -Edited By William M Baker ( NWMP / N.W.M.P. / North West Mounted Police )

Pioneer Policing in Southern Alberta: Deane of the Mounties, 1888 - 1914 -Edited By William M Baker ( NWMP / N.W.M.P. / North West Mounted Police )

By: Baker, William M (editor) ( Richard Burton Deane / NWMP / North West Mounted Police )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, AB: Historical Society of Alberta, 1993, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157434

ISBN: 0929123026

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, xv + 269 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for More Moose Jaw Musings --- a Signed Copy ( Saskatchewan related)

More Moose Jaw Musings --- a Signed Copy ( Saskatchewan related)

By: Barnholden, Earl (signed)

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Canada, No Place ( Likely Moose Jaw, Sasktchewan ): Self Published, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 146359

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by the author, 120 pages, b&w photos throughout, Sasketchewan memories and musings, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Fire Canoe:  Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited -by Ted Barris -a Signed Copy ( Lake Steamers / Steam Boats )

Fire Canoe: Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited -by Ted Barris -a Signed Copy ( Lake Steamers / Steam Boats )

By: Barris, Ted ( Theodore ) (signed)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 2015, 2nd edition, 1st Printing: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164196

ISBN: 1459732081

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, feels unread, signed by the author "How the West was won - Ted barris 2016", 356 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Prologue; First down the Red; The Scot, the Wolf and the Honourable Company; Paddles of Peace and War; walterdale Steam; Saskatchewan Tramp Steamers; The Queer Apple; J K Cornwall and His N T C; Dontianen Lives; Laird of the Saskatchewan; In Defiance of La Bete Noire; On the Sixth Great Lake, Epilogue, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARAN... View more info

Image for Days of Victory:  Canadians Remember:  1939 - 1945 -a signed copy

Days of Victory: Canadians Remember: 1939 - 1945 -a signed copy

By: Barris, Ted and Alex Barris (signed by both), with an Introduction By Knowlton Nash ( Endpaper Art By Fran Downie )

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147545

ISBN: 0771573014

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by Ted, signed by Alex Barris, 304 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, more than 300 Canadians tell their own story of WWII ---woven into a compelling narrative of the Canadian wartime experience, contributors include Scott Young and Matthew Halton and reminiscences of Wayne & Shuster and the crew of Meet the Navy, ---"n the spring of '45, peace was in the air, in Canada and in Europe. When VE Day finally came, it erupted with glorious celebrations, tears, and cries of victory. It was a sweet day and a bitter ... View more info

Image for Days of Victory:  Canadians Remember:  1939 - 1945  - a signed Copy

Days of Victory: Canadians Remember: 1939 - 1945 - a signed Copy

By: Barris, Ted and Alex Barris (signed), with an Introduction By Knowlton Nash ( Endpaper Art By Fran Downie )

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145308

ISBN: 0771573014

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Alex Barris on a slip of paper which has been taped to the dedication page, remnants of a small address label on dedication page, 304 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, more than 300 Canadians tell their own story of WWII ---woven into a compelling narrative of the Canadian wartime experience, contributors include Scott Young and Matthew Halton and reminiscences of Wayne & Shuster and the crew of Meet the Navy, ---"n the spring of '45, peace was in the air, in Canada and in Europe. When VE Day finally came, it erupted wi... View more info

Image for King's Cove Head:  The Light Tower -a Way of Life ( Lighthouse - Light House Keeper / Newfoundland  )

King's Cove Head: The Light Tower -a Way of Life ( Lighthouse - Light House Keeper / Newfoundland )

By: Bath, Linda Hayley

Price: $13.19

Publisher: Newfoundland, Plate Cove East, Bonavista Bay, NL: Bonavista South Regional Development Association Fishtales 1, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 139548

ISBN: 0969991223

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine unread copy, 68 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; Newfoundland Lighthouses; King's Cove; King's Cove Head; The Batterton's of King's Cove; Other Lightkeepers; Conclusion; Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Around the World in Sixty ( 60 ) Days and Cruising on the Yacht Kallisto

By: Bayne, H D, with W W Near

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Canada, Canada: W W Near, No Date ( 1928 / 1929 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153207

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good copy, light wear, small blue scribble on front board, 45 pages, b&w photos throughout, some looseness in the binding, W W Near was the financier behind this world cruise, map endpapers show where the travellers stopped, locations include: New York, Gibraltar; Port Said, Suez, Aden, Ceylon, Singapore, Kutching Sarawak; Kaput; Bulaling Bali; Soembawa Island; Soerbaya Java; Batavia, Bangkok Siam, Penang, Sabang Sumatra, Seychelles Islands, Southampton, Pananm, Marquesas Islands, Fiji, Banks Islands, New Hebrides, Santa Cruz, Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Thursday... View more info

From Bloody Beginnings: Richard Beasley's Upper Canada ---a Signed Copy

By: Beasley, David Richard (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Ontario, Simcoe, ON.: Davus Publishing, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152373

ISBN: 0915317249

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------trade paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, short ( .25 Inch ) tear at lower rear corner has been taped, signed and inscribed by the author, 389 pages, b&w illustrations, maps and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Along the Road ---by Jessie Beattie ---a signed Copy

Along the Road ---by Jessie Beattie ---a signed Copy

By: Beattie, Jessie L.

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Ryerson Press, 1954, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 146084

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket, signed by Beattie on the front blank endpaper, ink name on verso of front cover, ---a collection of stories by beattie about people who visited har pioneer home in Ontario ---stories of Blackie the dancing bear, the farm labourer and his family at the town limits, the dramatic Greek woman from Syra, the 11 year old Italian accordion player, a violinist apparently from the Metroploitan Opera, a gipsy who could be trusted, Adam and Eve - a juggler and a forune teller---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and no... View more info

Image for A Rope in the Hand, from Memoirs, diary and Letters of Captain Francis J Brown, 1877 - 1909 ( Capt. F J Brown and the SS Henry Venn )( Galt / Oakville Ontario / Samuel Adjai Crowther related)

A Rope in the Hand, from Memoirs, diary and Letters of Captain Francis J Brown, 1877 - 1909 ( Capt. F J Brown and the SS Henry Venn )( Galt / Oakville Ontario / Samuel Adjai Crowther related)

By: Beattie, Jessie L.

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON.: Self Published ( D G Seldon Printing Limited ), No Date ( 1970's?), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147467

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------trade paperback, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of age toning to white wraps, 83 pages, a few b&w photos and illustrations, contents include; Introduction; Early days in England; Seeking a Fortune; A Temporary Settlement; In Oakville; The Leave-taking; The Henry venn; On Our Way; Samuel Adjai Crowther; Hannah; The African Problem; Albert; Disturbing facts; At Home; The Suez; Gathering Treasures; Visits to Strange Lands; Francis Discusses the East; Epilogue, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info