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A Catalogue of the Ontario Localities Represented by the Mineral Collection of the Royal Ontario Museum. Ontario Geological Survey Miscellaneous Paper MP 70.

By: Satterly, Jack

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources., 1977


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; ix - 464 pp. Off white card stock covers with black lettering and an illustrated front cover. A joint publication with the Royal Ontario Museum. The contents are alphabetical by the mineral name and includes 7 pages of maps and 7 pages of references. Two appendices and a very comprehensive index at the back. The covers show mild edge wear with light soiling. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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A Concise Guide to the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement.

By: Steger, Debra P.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Carswell., 1988


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 139 pp. Provides a synopsis of the free trade agreement, the implementation strategy, the U. S. Omnibus Trade Bill, and a glossary of trade terms. The front lower fore corner is bumped. View more info

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A Funny Way to Run a Country: Further Memoirs of a Political Voyeur.

By: Lynch, Charles

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Hurtig., 1986


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 217 pp. Bright green paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine. A collection of twenty nine stories and anecdotes by one of Canada's wittier political journalists. Five page index at the back. The dust jacket shows very mild wear at the spine head. View more info

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A Meech Lake Post-Mortem: Is Quebec Sovereignity Inevitable?

By: Fournier, Pierre

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., McGill - Queen's University Press., 1991


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xi - 154 pp. Translated from the French of 1990, "Autopsie du Lac Meech: La souverainete, est-elle inevitable?" by Sheila Fischman. Fournier is a professor of political science at the Universite du Quebec at Montreal and a supporter of full sovereignity for Quebec. The cover edges show the mildest of shelf wear, else unused. View more info

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A Peculiar People: The Doukhobors.

By: Maude, Aylmer.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, UK., Archibald Constable & Co., 1905


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; xi - [1] - 338 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Illustrated with 15 black and white plates (photographs), one of which is the frontis plus 2 maps. A sympathetic history of these Russian immigrants as they settle in Western Canada along with 3 appendices and a general index. The ninth and tenth chapters are centered on the Tolstoy controversy with Maude giving a considered rebuttal. The spine is quite worn w... View more info

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A Place Called Heaven: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada.

By: Foster, Cecil.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Harpercollins., 1996

Edition: First Edition


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 324 pp. Index. The "Heaven" in the songs of the slaves in the southern US was the end of the underground railroad, Canada. This image of Canada is still alive, but, does it deliver? This is an account of the troubled state of race relations in a modern Canada by one who immigrated from Barbados. Foster is a respected journalist and broadcaster. Some light general wear; a nice copy of this book. View more info

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A Second Helping of Newspaper Pieces.

By: Robertson, Thomas B. (T. B. R.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan., 1937

Edition: First Edition


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; x - 157 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. A second volume of newspaper pieces by TBR following on the first volume which won the Governor General's prize for the best prose work other than fiction for the year 1936. This second collection of 38 pieces come from the author's time at the Winnipeg Free Press between the years 1918 (when he joined the paper) and 1936, when he died. The GG award for the first collection wa... View more info

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A Select Bibliography of Tim Buck: General Secretary of the Communist Party of Canada, 1929-1962.

By: Weinrich, Peter H. (editor).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Progress Books, 1974


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xv - 50 pp. Red and white card covers with black and white lettering. Includes a short biographical note and then the bibliography organised into three sections: Books and Pamphlets, Shared Works - Major Contributions - Biographical, and lastly, The Conspiracy and Sedition Trials. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Minor shelf wear to the cover edgess and the spine is sunned or faded. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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A Study of Pit and Quarry Rehabilitation in Southern Ontario.

By: Coates, W. E. and O. R. Scott.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources., 1979


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; vi - 67 pp. Miscellaneous Paper #83 from the Ontario Geological Survey. Well illustrated with black and white photographs, charts and diagrams along with two preliminary OGS maps in a rear pocket: Map #P2281 - "Location and Classification of Sites in Regional Municipality of Durham and Map #P2280 -"Location and Classification of Sites in Brant County, Regional Municipalities of Peel and Halton, and Wellington County". The covers show quit... View more info

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A Time for Action: Toward the Renewal of the Canadian Federation. Le temps d'agir: Jalons du renouvellement fédération canadienne.

By: Trudeau, Pierre Elliott.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Minister of Supply and Services., 1978


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; viii - 26 - viii - 28 pp. White wraps with black lettering and a red Canadian flag in a saddle stapled binding. Printed in both English and French and bound "dos-a-dos" with separate front covers and title pages. Esentially a major government policy statement from the then Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau, leading up to the constitutio nal conferences and accords. The covers are lightly browned or age toned, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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After Meech Lake: Lessons for the Future.

By: Smith, David E.; Peter MacKinnon and John C. Courtney (editors)

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Fifth House., 1991


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 261 pp. A collection of some 24 essays and commentaries by various authors on the subjects of Canadian Federalism; Constitutional Reform; Repatriation; the Charter, Media and Broadcasting, Aboriginal Peoples, Women, . . . This copy appears to have never been used. View more info

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Against Judicial Activism, The Decline of Freedom and Democracy in Canada

By: Leishman, Rory

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal & Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press., 2006


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; ix - 310 pp. Leishman "argues that the courts (especially the Supreme Court) have subverted the judicial process in the name of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." The author is a former lecturer in political science at the University of Western Ontario, was the national affairs columnist for The London Free Press, and is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines across Canada. Footnotes, bibliography, index. Minor soiling ... View more info

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Album of the Fur Trade in Canada. Grolier Album Series.

By: Wilson, Keith.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Grolier Limited, 1983


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 48 pp. Glossy pictorial paper over boards. The ISBN listed is that of the whole series, no individual numbers were assigned. Designed for senior elementary or junior high school students. A chronological presentation of the fur trade in Canada from a section on "Fur-bearing Animals" to to the "Effects of the Fur Trade". Illustrated with many period black and white photographs and reproductions. One page of selected further reading plu... View more info

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Archival Sources for the Study of German Language Groups in Canada / Sources d'archives sur les groupes de langue allemande au Canada.

By: Grenke, Arthur.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., National Archives of Canada., 1989


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; A bilingual edition printed in a dos-a-dos fashion. The English part: v - 70 pp. with an 8 page index. The French part: v - 72 pp with an 8 page index. The fourth publication in the "Ethnocultura l Guide Series" from the National Archives of Canada. The sources covered are "Major Collections of German Language Groups in the Manuscript Division", "Other Collections in the Manuscript Division that Contain Information on German Languag... View more info

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Beyond Anger and Longing, Community and Development in Atlantic Canada

By: Fleming, Berkeley (editor) (Graeme Wynn, Margaret Conrad, J. D. House)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Centre for Canadian Studies / Acadiensis Press., 1988


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 120 pp. The 1986-87 Winthrop Pickard Bell Lectures in Maritime Studies. Contents: Introduction by Fleming; A Share of the Necessaries of Life, Remarks on Migration, Development, and Dependency in Atlantic Canada (Wynn); The Atlantic Revolution of the 1950's (Conrad); Outports and the Microchip: Peripheral Regions in a Post-Industri al Age (House). Photos, illustrations, footnotes. Card stock cover lightly rubbed; a clean, tight copy. View more info