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"Hear the Meadowlark Sing"

By: Andreas, James

Price: $6.40


12mo - 19 x 14 cm.; 192 pp. Privately published. The true story by a farmer from around Lancer, Saskatchewan, in Canada who writes of this book, "It is the story of how the native culture and a prairie culture came together to help a prairie community when their children were lost in the blizzard of 58." An unread copy. View more info

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A Black Canadian Bibliography.

By: Flora (Blizzard) Francis

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Pan-African Publications., 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 152 pp. A bibliography that "combines the works of black authors with information about the contributions made by black people living in Canada"; it expands on the work of "West Indians in Canada". Flora Francis was a reference librarian at the Ontario Agricultural College and the University of Guelph. Author signed and inscribed on title page. Very minor edgewear, a little spot on text block edge; binding tight, text pages clean. ; ... View more info

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A Brief Centennial History of Huntsville, Muskoka, Canada.

By: Rice, Harmon E.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Ontario, Forester Press., 1964


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 60 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. Second edition. A short history of the early years of Huntsville, Ontario from the files of the local newspaper, the Forester, reworked by its former editor. Lots of photos. Minor wear on card stock cover. View more info

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A Century in the History of the Geological Survey of Canada: Publication # 47-1.

By: Alcock, F. J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Department of Mines and Resources / King's Printer, 1948


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; [10] - 94 pp. Plain gray wrappers with black lettering on front only. Published in part by the Department of Mines and Resources, the Mines and Geology Branch and the National Museum of Canada, Special Contribution number 47-1. Profusely illustrated with many period black and white photographs. The paper used is a high quality coated stock allowing for good reproduction of the photos. Rather nice free end papers too, a polished and embossed drafting... View more info

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A History of Kitchener, Ontario.

By: Uttley, William Valores (Ben) - (Gerald Noonan, editor of sorts).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario., Wilfrid Laurier University Press., 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; x - 454 pp. First published in 1937, this is a reissue with an introduction along with a short biography of the author by Gerald Noonan and an 18 page name-and-subject index compiled by Joyce Lorimer. Well illustrated with many black and white photographs. Previous owner's name on the first page and also signed by Gerald Noonan on the title page. The externals show very mild shelf wear and a general though mild darkening.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Jew in Deed

By: Rosenberg, Imrich Yitzhak and Corey Goldman

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Canada, Penumbra Press., 2004


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 206 pp. Volume 5 of the Canada/Russia Series from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. Contents: Foreword by J. L. Black; Introduction on Dr. Rosenberg by Dr. Truda Rosenberg; Part I : The Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee within the Context of Soviet Government Policies Affecting the Jewish Nationality by Rosenberg; Part II: A Portrait of Imrich Yitzhak Rosenberg by Goldman. Endnotes, bibliograhy, photos. Black cloth-covered boards with sil... View more info

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A Laurier Bibliography

By: N/A

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Library, Wilfrid Laurier University., 1973


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 24 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. To mark the beginning of Wilfrid Laurier University in 1973, this bibliography was compiled by library staff to honour the man for whom the University was named. After a short biography of Laurier by Dr. Welf Heick, the list includes Papers in the Public Archives of Canada in Ottawa, Autograph Letters in W. L. U. Archives, Works by Laurier, then Books, Articles and Theses about Laurier. Light soiling on card stock cover;... View more info

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A Living Profit, Studies in the Social History of Canadian Business, 1883-1911.

By: Bliss, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland and Stewart., 1974


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 160 pp. The Canadian Social History Series. ". . . author views businessmen as a social group and presents a highly original treatment of their attitudes and actions towards each other, their workers, and government." Bliss was professor of history at University of Toronto. Illustrations in the form of political cartoons, footnotes, index. Some wear on card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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A Sketch of the Early Settlement and Subsequesnt Progress of the Town of Peterborough and of Each Township in the County of Peterborough.

By: Poole, Dr. T. W.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Lindsay, Ontario., John Deyell Company., 1982


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; viii - 220 - (44) - 72 - (6) pp. Teal blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. First published in 1867, this is a facsimilie reprint. The unpaginated 44 page section is a collection of period advertising and the last 72 page section is entitled "Completion of Sketch of the Early Settlement of the County of Peterborough, 1867-1941". This last section was written by a committee struck for that purpose. Illust... View more info

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After the Fire, Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons Since 1649.

By: Delaney, Paul J. and Andrew D. Nicholls (edited by Irene Golas)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Elmvale, Ontario, Canada, Eastern Georgian Bay Historical Foundation., 1989


xii - 101 pp. Traces the development of this historic site from its abandoned ruins through to the completion of it careful reconstruction in 1971. Photos, footnotes, bibliography,index. Light soiling, bit of creasing on cover; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Agenda for Canada, Towards a New Liberalism

By: Roberts, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Lester & Orpen Dennys., 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 239 pp. Roberts (1933-2007) was a leading liberal political theorist, professor, diplomat and MP. This book is inscribed by Roberts on title page. Laid-in are two obituaries on his death and an invitation from Senator Royce Frith who sponsored a reception to honour Roberts on the publication of his book. Both book and dust jacket in Fine condition. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Alphonse Desjardins et les Caisses Populaires 1854-1920

By: Roby, Yves

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Bibliotheque Economique et Sociale., 1964


8vo - 20.5 x 14.5 cm.; 149 pp. The text is in French. Desjardins (1854-1920) was founder of the Caisses Populaires Desjardins, a forerunner of credit unions in North America. Footnotes, index. A bit of thinning of paper in small spot on rear cover, light soiling of card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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An Illustrated History of Canadian Labour: 1800-1974.

By: Seymour, Edward E.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Labour Congress., 1987


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm; xiv - 95 pp. First published in 1976, this is the third printing. "This book is part of a series of education materials produced by the CLC Labour and Education Centre for use in Labour History courses". Illustrated with many black and white period photographs. Four page bibliography and a 3 page glossary at the back. View more info

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Approaches to Canadian History: Canadian Historical Readings 1.

By: Mackintosh / Lower / Underhill / Morton / Creighton / Careless / Brunet.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press., 1979


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; x - 98 pp. A selection of previously published articles edited by Ramsay Cook, Craig Brown and Carl Berger. First published in this form in 1967, this is the fifth printing. Contents: Introduction by Carl Berger, 1 - "Economic Factors in Canadian History" by W. A. Mackintosh, 2 - "Two Ways of Life: The Primary Antithesis of Canadian History" by A. R. M. Lower, 3 - "Some Reflections on the Liberal Tradition in Canada" by F. H. Un... View more info

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Breaking Faith: The Mulroney Legacy of Deceit, Destruction and Disunity.

By: Jeffrey, Brooke.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Key Porter Books., 1992


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; vii - 248 pp. Jeffrey served as a civil servant for some 17 years and worked on the transition team advising Mulroney and the Conservative Party after the election victory. She left her position in 1984 to become the director of the federal Liberal Caucus Research Bureau and to take up a position lecturing on political science at Carleton University. In this book, she describes her overall impression of what she happen during that tumultous time. The c... View more info