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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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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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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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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

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Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By: Mullin, Genevieve (editor)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Pembroke, Ontario, Canada,

Seller ID: 24323


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; t... View more info

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Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By: Mullin, Genevieve (editor)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Pembroke, Ontario, Canada,

Seller ID: 24324


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 go... View more info

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Poems

By: Murray, Hon. Thomas, Sr., M.P.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oil City, Pennsylvania, E. C. Breene.:

Seller ID: 24350


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. View more info

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Nexus, Being the Eighth Volume and the Issue of 1937 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By: Neil, Palmer (editor)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Pembroke, Ontario, Canada,

Seller ID: 24322


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 ... View more info

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Sketches of Temiskaming.

By: Newton-White, Muriel E.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Cobalt, Ontario., Highway Book Shop: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2781


8vo - 22.5 x 18 cm.; 40 - [1] pp. Buff coloured wraps with black lettering all done in the style of the Highway Book Shop Publications. The front cover is lightly soiled with a sticker stain on the top right corner. View more info

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Helen's Story.

By: Pitts, Helen.

Price: $16.00

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

Seller ID: 23256


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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The Romance of Fitzroy Harbour.

By: Sadler, Fred.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Arnprior, Ontario., Privately published.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29218


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; (8) - 204 pp. An affectionate look at the "good old days" of a small Ottawa Valley (Ontario, Canada) community from its beginnings in the 1820's to the start of the 1930's by a school teacher interested in his Irish pioneering roots. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Light shelf wear to the covers and a scuff (label ghost) to the top fore corner of the front cover. View more info

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Roots and Wings. (St. Pauls's Anglican Church, Cobden, Ontario).

By: Somerville, Beth and Peggy McLeod. (editors).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cobden, Ontario., Privately published.: 1998

Seller ID: 28291


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 96 pp. A profusely illustrated and well documented history of the Anglican parish of St. Paul in Cobden, Ontario, a village in Renfrew County, Ontario; part of the Pembroke Deanery and the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. The church was officially founded in 1869 and built in 1884 as a mission church of Beachburg. Very minor wear to the cover edges, otherwise fine. View more info