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A Credit to the County: A History of Credit Unions in Renfrew County.

By: Levesque, J. J. and A. I. Hyde.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario., General Store Publishing House., 1991

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

A Journey With A Father.

By: Waterston, Jessie.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Arnprior, Ontario., New Hope Centre, 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 72 pp. A personal family memoir of growing up in the Gatineau Hills, doing missionary work in Alberta and back to the Ottawa Valley. Tight and clean copy with author's signature on title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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A Month of Sundays: A Visit to 70 Churches in the Ottawa Valley.

By: Morrison, Lloyd C.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario., General Store Publishing House., 1998

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

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A Wee Bit of Wicklow

By: Wicklow Research Committee. (Maisie Childley, Alexis Fentie, Marjorie Fentie, Marie Maschke, Shirlene Mayhew).

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Maynooth, Ontario., Privately published.,


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 178 pp. Green cloth over boards with black lettering on the front board. A local history of the township of Wicklow in Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. No copyright date but probably published in the 1970's. Lots of photos and maps with some general history and then a history by concession lots about the different land owners. Small Maynooth and tiny Maple Leaf are the only towns in this mostly rural area. A clean, tight copy with minimal wear and t... View more info

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Ada's Treasures.

By: Wilson, Helen V.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Helen V. Wilson., 1988


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 60 pp. Saddle stapled booklet. Some family history, memories, photos of the family of the sisters, Helen Wilson and Ada Younghusband. Ada lived in Dunrobin, Ontario. Names and places mentioned in here: Isaac Davis, Margaret Celina Dixon, Lakefield, Ottawa Valley, Wakefield, Quebec, Ruby and Tom Dolan, Frances Downey, Davis Family Reunion. A clean, sturdy booklet. View more info

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Along the Champlain Trail, Stories From Olmstead-Jeffrey Lake.

By: Springer, Janet. (editor).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Haley Station, Ontario., Olmstead-Jeffrey Lake Book Committee.,


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; 203 pp. Full colour pictorial paper over boards. History and stories connected to the people who live on this lake which is located in the Ottawa Valley north of Renfrew. Lots of photos, map, index of families. Bit of dust soiling on text block head, otherwise, a clean, sturdy volume. View more info

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Bert & Belle: The Scam - The Murder - The Romance.

By: Wilson, Ken.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Doculink International, 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 225 pp. Second printing. "Delbert Beaumont and Mabel Penny unknowingly needed each other. . . . The naive, unworldly, handsome young man with youthful innocence encounters an extremely beautiful, wealthy, street-wise widow . . . ." Inscribed on title page by author. Minor wear to the cover edges. Wilson's first novel, though he has written poetry and short stories. He resides in the Lanark Highlands of rural Ontario.; Signed by Author View more info

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Broad Gauge in the Ottawa Valley, The Building of the Brockville and Ottawa Railway

By: Tasse, Wayne

Price: $27.00

Publisher: 1994


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 39 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Self-published. Maps, photos, bibliograpy. Light soiling and minor wear on card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Deep Green Road.

By: Cameron, Thelma.

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Carleton Place, Ontario., Crystal Rock Art Room, 2003


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 anecd... View more info

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Grace-St. Andrew's United Church. 1840-1990. (Arnprior).

By: Lang-Runtz, Heather.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Arnprior, Ontario., Grace-St. Andrew's United Church., 1991


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... View more info

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Grattan Township, Yesterday and Today

By: Howard, John; Sharon Lapenskie, Lois James, Bruce Schruder

Price: $22.50

Publisher: 1984


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. View more info

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Hail Mary Heaven Sent.

By: Cosentino, Frank.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Eganville, Ontario., Seff published., 2006

Inscription: 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 View more info

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Harry History and Harry History Completed. Two volumes.

By: Stevenson, Harry.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Combermere, Ontario., Privately published., (1984)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


4to - 27 x 20.5 cm; 219 pp for "Harry Histor" plus 46 pages for "Harry History Completed". A history from a very personal point of view, of one of the Madawaska Valley's more famous tourist operations, Stevenson's Lodge. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. I knew so many of these people who are now passed on but the stories and good decent lives that they lived are not forgotten. Both volumes show only mild shelf wear and light soil... View more info

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Helen's Story.

By: Pitts, Helen.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Combermere, Ontario,., Gone Publishing, 2009


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 107 pp. A self-published autobiography of Helen and Carl Pitts, founders of Hinterland Handcrafts and developers of Hinterland Beach on Lake Kaminiskeg in Renfrew County, Ontario. Lots of photos. A new, unread and unused book. View more info

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History Boulter Gospel Chapel, 1902-2002.

By: Jenkins, Gwendolyn C. (Gwen).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Bancroft, Ontario., Privately published, 2003

Inscription: 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 ... View more info