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Image for The Interchange. Various issues, 10 in all.

The Interchange. Various issues, 10 in all.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Ottawa Valley Associated Railroaders.: 1963/68

Seller ID: 26835


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. View more info

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Sacred Space and Structural Style: The Embodiment of Socio-religious Ideology.

By: Bennett, Vicki.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., University of Ottawa Press.: 1997

Seller ID: 29188


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 Plac... View more info

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St. Michael's, Fitzroy Harbour.

By: Brady, Pat and Gerry Leveque.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario., Privately Published.: 1986

Seller ID: 24193


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. 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

Seller ID: 14486


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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Hail Mary Heaven Sent.

By: Cosentino, Frank.

Price: $9.00

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

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14939


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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Lisgar Collegiate Institute: 1843 - 1993.

By: Finnigan, Joan.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Lisgar Alumni Association: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22980


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 ... View more info

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Tallying the Tales of the Old-Timers.

By: Finnigan, Joan.

Price: $28.00

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

Seller ID: 28115


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 litt... View more info

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Perseverance, Pranks & Pride: Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse.

By: Forbes, Joy V. C.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Kanata, Ontario., Joyful Creations.: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30016


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 211 pp. Joy Forbes recounts tales of the one room schoolhouse in the Ottawa Valley. Well illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Three page bibliography, 4, page index of schools and an 11 page index of names. Very mild wear to the cover edges, previous owner's name on the first (title) page and also signed by the author on the same page.; Signed by Author View more info

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McNab - The Township

By: Hessel, Peter

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Arnprior, Ontario, Canada., Kichesippi Books.: 1988

Seller ID: 30086


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 342 pp. A history of McNab Township in Renfrew County, Ontario, from earliest beginnings to World War II. The McNab Heritage & Museum Committee. Maps, tables, photographs, appendices, bibliography, index. Former owner's inscription on title page, otherwise a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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Nexus, Being the Seventh Volume and the Issue of 1936 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By: Hope, Barbara (editor)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Pembroke, Ontario, Canada,

Seller ID: 24321


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... 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

Seller ID: 29534


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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History Boulter Gospel Chapel, 1902-2002.

By: Jenkins, Gwendolyn C. (Gwen).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Bancroft, Ontario., Privately published: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17027


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

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The Best of Several Worlds: The Life and Times of Wesley Johnston.

By: Johnston, Wesley.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario., Guardian Books.: 2001

Seller ID: 17032


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. 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

Seller ID: 22681


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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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

Seller ID: 4132


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