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The Interchange. Various issues, 10 in all.
1 The Interchange. Various issues, 10 in all.
Ottawa, Ontario. Ottawa Valley Associated Railroaders. 1963/68 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 21.5 x 18 cm.; 10 back issues of "The Interchange". April (#16) 1963: May (#28), June (#29) 1965: August (#36), December (#38) 1966: April-June-August (#40), September (#41) 1967: January (#44), February (#45), May (#47) 1968. A mimeographed newsletter with illustrations and photographs. All have an address lable on the last page and a vertical fold plus staple holes from mailing. 26835 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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Sacred Space and Structural Style: The Embodiment of Socio-religious Ideology., Bennett, Vicki.
2 Bennett, Vicki. Sacred Space and Structural Style: The Embodiment of Socio-religious Ideology.
Ottawa, Ontario. University of Ottawa Press. 1997 0776604406 / 9780776604404 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 334 pp. Volume 7 in the "Religions and Beliefs Series" from this publisher. The book began as the author's doctoral dissertation and has now been published in this form. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and a full page location map of the Lower Ottawa Valley. Extenisve footnotes following each chapter, 3 appendices - "Architectural Inventory", "Chronological Listing of Churches", and "Nineteenth-Century Place Names", 20 page bibliography, 3 page list of illustrations and an 8 page index. Minor wear to the cover edges and a bit of soiling on the text block fore edge. 29188 
Price: 22.50 CDN
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St. Michael's, Fitzroy Harbour., Brady, Pat and Gerry Leveque.
3 Brady, Pat and Gerry Leveque. St. Michael's, Fitzroy Harbour.
Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario. Privately Published. 1986 Softcover Near Fine 
4to - 25.5 x 20 cm.; ix - 49 pp. Blue illustrated wraps in a saddle stapled binding. Fitzroy Harbour is a small village on the banks of the river and in the heart of the Ottawa Valley. This history was published on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the parish. Illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions. The covers show some very slight wear to the edges and the spine margins are a tad faded. Otherwise clean and tight. 24193 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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Deep Green Road., Cameron, Thelma.
4 Cameron, Thelma. Deep Green Road.
Carleton Place, Ontario. Crystal Rock Art Room 2003 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; x - 242 pp. From the back cover: "Self taught artist and writer Thelma Cameron paints a vivid word picture of life in Hawkesbury, Cornwall and Winchester during the first half of this century (1900's), The Deep Green Road chronicles Thelma's adventures and misadventures as she grows from childhood to young womanhood. Liberally illustrated throughout the book are photos to help us relate to her family, friends and neighbours. Also her visual anecdotes tell how a small girl tries hard to be good but often fails and, as a young woman, she struggles to make an unfortunate marriage work. It will strike familiar chords with almost every reader". Crease on both lower fore corners of the front and back covers with mild shelf wear to the covers. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. 14486 
Price: 11.20 CDN
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Hail Mary Heaven Sent., Cosentino, Frank.
5 Cosentino, Frank. Hail Mary Heaven Sent.
Eganville, Ontario. Seff published. 2006 1411665287 / 9781411665286 Softcover Fine Signed by Author
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 232 pp. Self-published novel printed by Lulu Press. Set in the Cold War era, this fast-paced story brings together espionage, the Olympics, and Our Lady of Fatima - a Catholic thriller. Cosentino is remembered as a CFL quarterback winning two Grey Cups for the Hamilton Tiger Cats; he also has four university degrees and has authored twelve books. A new copy. Signed by Cosentino on title page.; Signed by Author 14939 
Price: 9.00 CDN
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Lisgar Collegiate Institute: 1843 - 1993., Finnigan, Joan.
6 Finnigan, Joan. Lisgar Collegiate Institute: 1843 - 1993.
Ottawa, Ontario. Lisgar Alumni Association 1993 096972540X / 9780969725404 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
4to - 29.5 x 23.5 cm.; [4] - 313 pp. Dark blue buckram with silver gilt school crest stamped on front cover. Signed ("Written and edited by Joan Finnigan") on title page. Tail edges of boards have very minor bumps. DJ (in Brodart) has 1" closed tear on back tail edge with some creasing, back panel of same has some scuffing. Not your usual high school year book - this is a real labour of love. Joan traces the school's history from inception to the present day including lots of photographs, document reproductions and other ephemera.; Signed by Author 22980 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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Tallying the Tales of the Old-Timers., Finnigan, Joan.
7 Finnigan, Joan. Tallying the Tales of the Old-Timers.
Burnstown, Ontario. General Store Publishing. 1998 189618295X / 9781896182957 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 23.5 x 21.5 cm.; xvi - 270 pp. This was Joan's fifth book on the oral/social history of the Ottawa Valley and in it she has collected 21 stories from the old-timers. Well illustrated with many archival photographs and 2 maps, one showing a linguistic survey of the valley and the second one showing the watershed or catchment area of the Ottawa River. A trace of wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding and having the appearance of being used very little if at all. 28115 
Price: 28.00 CDN
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Nexus, Being the Seventh Volume and the Issue of 1936 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute), Hope, Barbara (editor)
8 Hope, Barbara (editor) Nexus, Being the Seventh Volume and the Issue of 1936 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada Softcover Good 
4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; v - 58 pp. The 1936 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Lots of signatures of fellow students and school staff; owner of this volume was Gertrude Choppin. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society and rifle team, many ads from local business community. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages but all is intact and very readable; binding sturdy. 24321 
Price: 48.00 CDN
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Grattan Township, Yesterday and Today, Howard, John; Sharon Lapenskie, Lois James, Bruce Schruder
9 Howard, John; Sharon Lapenskie, Lois James, Bruce Schruder Grattan Township, Yesterday and Today
1984 Softcover Very Good 
21.5 x 14 cm.; 64 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. A Summer Canada Job Creation Project published by Employment and Immigration Canada. An Ontario bi-centennial history project. Lots of photos. Minor soiling on cover, former owner's name on verso of front cover, bit of dog-earring on some pages; binding sturdy, text pages clean. 29534 
Price: 22.50 CDN
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The Story Of The "Mountain"., Hunt, T. J.
10 Hunt, T. J. The Story Of The "Mountain".
Toronto, Ontario. Catholic Register (1936) First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 64 pp. Brick red card stock wraps with black lettering on front. No date given but published circa 1936. A detailed history of Mount St. Patrick's Parish established by and for the newly arrived Irish immigrants, just south of the town of Renfrew and the mother church for much of this part of Renfrew County. Illustrated with eight black and white photographs of persons (clergy) associated with the parish, the church itself and the holy well. Fr. Hunt continued his history of this part of Renfrew County with his later publication "The Story of Douglas". Very minor wear to the externals with an old price inked on the front cover. 26352 
Price: 32.00 CDN
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History Boulter Gospel Chapel, 1902-2002., Jenkins, Gwendolyn C. (Gwen).
11 Jenkins, Gwendolyn C. (Gwen). History Boulter Gospel Chapel, 1902-2002.
Bancroft, Ontario. Privately published 2003 Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [2] - 42 pp. White card photographic covers in a plastic comb binding. Boulter, in Carlow Township, is a small village in the north end of Hastings County in the province of Ontario. Gwen documents the rekigious history of the Carlow/Mayo Townships area along with period and more recent black and white photographs. Two small stains on the front cover, otherwise 'tis near fine. Signed and dated by the author on the inside of the front cover.; Signed by Author 17027 
Price: 6.40 CDN
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The Best of Several Worlds: The Life and Times of Wesley Johnston., Johnston, Wesley.
12 Johnston, Wesley. The Best of Several Worlds: The Life and Times of Wesley Johnston.
Belleville, Ontario. Guardian Books. 2001 1-553062825 / 9781553062820 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 191 pp. Autobiography, with photographs, of an Ottawa Valley boy born in 1927 in Foresters Falls. Light soiling, light wear on covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. 17032 
Price: 9.60 CDN
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Grace-St. Andrew's United Church. 1840-1990. (Arnprior)., Lang-Runtz, Heather.
13 Lang-Runtz, Heather. Grace-St. Andrew's United Church. 1840-1990. (Arnprior).
Arnprior, Ontario. Grace-St. Andrew's United Church. 1991 0969527705 / 9780969527701 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 23 x 28 cm. (oblong); 53 - [3] pp. Preface by Rev. Dr. Ross and Shirley Davis. Illustrated with period photographs and a centre section of sixteen pages of full colour photographs printed on coated paper featuring the stained glass windows. The history is traced from the very beginnings, through the Presbyterian and Methodist roots to a look at what the future may bring. The church is located at 269 John Street North in Arnprior, Ontario. The covers show mild shelf wear to the edges, otherwise very clean and sound. 22681 
Price: 24.00 CDN
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A Credit to the County: A History of Credit Unions in Renfrew County., Levesque, J. J. and A. I. Hyde.
14 Levesque, J. J. and A. I. Hyde. A Credit to the County: A History of Credit Unions in Renfrew County.
Burnstown, Ontario. General Store Publishing House. 1991 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 115 pp. "To Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of Valley Savings (Renfrew County) Credit Union Inc." Illustrated with many black and white photos. The covers show some very light edge wear. 4132 
Price: 5.85 CDN
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Summary of Metallogeny, Renfrew County Area: Ontario Geological Survey Report 212., Lumbers, S. B.
15 Lumbers, S. B. Summary of Metallogeny, Renfrew County Area: Ontario Geological Survey Report 212.
Toronto, Ontario Ministry Of Natural Resources 1982 0774360747 / 9780774360746 Softcover Very Good+ 
Quarto - 25.5 x 17 cm.; Vii - 58 pp. Blue wraps with a 'stubbed' binding to allow room for the 4 maps and 1 chart in pocket at back. Original date is blacked out and paste on corrections made to the publisher information and the copyright (election year and everybody changed). Maps present are Precambrian Geology (1: 100,000) of Pembroke (map #2459) , Renfrew (map #2462) , Barry's Bay (map #2461) , and Cobden (map #2460) and the chart contains 3 smaller maps with legends - Major Geologic Features of the Grenville Province, General Distribution of the Plutonic Rock Suites - Late Precambrian - Grenville, and Major Geologic Features Ottawa-Bonnechere Graben in Ontario. Also illustrated with a table, figures and photos. The book shows some creasing on the back associated with the map pocket design - else near fine. 11406 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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A Month of Sundays: A Visit to 70 Churches in the Ottawa Valley., Morrison, Lloyd C.
16 Morrison, Lloyd C. A Month of Sundays: A Visit to 70 Churches in the Ottawa Valley.
Burnstown, Ontario. General Store Publishing House. 1998 1896182925 / 9781896182926 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Lloyd C. Morrison. 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 148 pp. Each of the 70 churches has a black and white drawing of said church by the author ranging from Westport in the south to Pembroke in the north. Minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. 29937 
Price: 11.25 CDN
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Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute), Mullin, Genevieve (editor)
17 Mullin, Genevieve (editor) Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada Softcover Good 
4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; v - 60 pp. The 1938 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Owner of this volume was Gertrude Choppin. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society, Nexus staff, band, "Nautical Nonsense" and rifle team, lots of ads from local businesses. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages, part of spine strip is missing; text pages in quite good shape. 24323 
Price: 48.00 CDN
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Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute), Mullin, Genevieve (editor)
18 Mullin, Genevieve (editor) Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada Softcover Good 
4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; v - 60 pp. The 1938 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Lots of student signatures. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society, Nexus staff, band, "Nautical Nonsense" and rifle team, lots of ads from local businesses. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages, part of spine strip is missing; text pages in good shape. 24324 
Price: 48.00 CDN
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Poems, Murray, Hon. Thomas, Sr., M.P.
19 Murray, Hon. Thomas, Sr., M.P. Poems
Oil City, Pennsylvania E. C. Breene. Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; Unpaginated. Saddle-stapled booklet. Stated under the author's name, "One of Nature's Noblemen, Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada". Murray (1836-1915) was a Canadian politician. Printed here, over four pages and the verso of the front and back covers, are seven poems. Mild soiling, otherwise, a clean, sturdy booklet. 24350 
Price: 16.00 CDN
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Nexus, Being the Eighth Volume and the Issue of 1937 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute), Neil, Palmer (editor)
20 Neil, Palmer (editor) Nexus, Being the Eighth Volume and the Issue of 1937 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada Softcover Good 
4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; vi - 64 pp. The 1937 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Lots of signatures of fellow students and school staff; owner of this volume was Gertrude Choppin. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society, Nexus staff and rifle team, lots of ads from local businesses, a special In Memoriam page honouring Dr. Matthew McKay. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages, part of spine strip is missing; otherwise, quite readable. 24322 
Price: 48.00 CDN
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