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The Salt of the Earth: A Study in Rural Life and Social Progress.

By: Armstrong, Rinaldo William.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Graphic Publisher: 1930

Seller ID: 17202

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 233 pp. Patterned cloth over boards with black lettering. Illustrated with 11 black and white plates and one chart. The spine shows some minor soiling, the text block edges are foxed, and the paste down end papers are browning. Otherwise, the book is clean with a very solid binding. View more info

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Peterborough Church Sketches.

By: Arnold, Ed and George Elliott.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario., Privately published.: 2002

Seller ID: 17095

ISBN: 0968518710

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 28 cm.; vi, 100 pp. A collection of full-page drawings of fifty places of worship in the city of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, with a bit of their history written by Ed Arnold, editor of the Peterborough Examiner. George Elliot is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. Both have signed the title page. Light edgewear on card stock cover; binding tight, text pages clean.; Signed by All Authors View more info

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House on the Hill

By: Aster, Howard and Jane Meintjies

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland and Stewart.: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 25380

ISBN: 0771009704

Condition: Good


12mo - 18 x 23 cm.; 182 pp. Oblong book. Canadian political humour. Aster edited the text, taking it from the Hansard, the transcripts of parliamentary debates, and covering the period from October 1970 to June 1971. Meintjies has illustrated the text with wonderful caricatures of different political figures. She has inscribed this copy on the half-title page and signed it only "Jane". Sunned spine, cover has some creases and edgewear, some soiling on text block edges; binding is sturdy, text pages clean. ; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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House on the Hill

By: Aster, Howard and Jane Meintjies

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland and Stewart.: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25381

ISBN: 0771009704

Condition: Good


12mo - 18 x 23 cm.; 182 pp. Oblong book. Canadian political humour. Aster edited the text, taking it from the Hansard, the transcripts of parliamentary debates, and covering the period from October 1970 to June 1971. Meintjies has illustrated the text with wonderful caricatures of different political figures. He has inscribed this copy on half-title page and signed it with "H.A." Sunned spine, cover has some creases and edgewear; binding is sturdy, text pages clean. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Historical Papers / Communications Historiques: Toronto 1969.

By: Atherton, J. (editor).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association: 1969

Seller ID: 13694

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 219 pp. "A selection from the papers presented at the annual meeting held in Toronto 1969". The meeting referred to is that of the Canadian Historical Society. Contents are: 1 - "The Edge of the Forest (Presidential Address)" by Peter B. Waite, 2 - "The Decline and Fall of the Empire of the St. Lawrence" by D. G. Creighton, 3 - "Sur la formation d'une oligarchie terrienne dans le Saint-Laurent" by Marcel Trudel, 4 - "L'Eglise catholique du Bas-Canada et le Partage du Pouvoir a l'heure d'une nouvelle donne (1837-1854)" by Michel Brunet,... View more info

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Historical Papers / Communications Historiques: Winnipeg 1970.

By: Atherton, J. (editor).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association: 1970

Seller ID: 13696

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 238 pp. "A selection from the papers presented at the annual meeting held in Winnipeg 1970". The meeting referred to is that of the Canadian Historical Society. Contents are: 1 - "L'histoire sociale du bas-Canada: bilan et perspectives de recherches (discours du President)" by Fernand Ouellet, 2 - "My Recollections of the West" by Arthur R. M. Lower, 3 - "What, then, is the Manitoban, this New Man? or The Almost Chosen People" by Frank H. Underhill, 4 - "The Historiography of the Great West" by W. L. Morton, 5 - "The Catholic Clerg... View more info

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The Sudbury Region.

By: Baine, Richard P.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Holt, Rinehart and Winston.: 1972

Seller ID: 24436

ISBN: 0039256103

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; iv - 76 pp. Photographic card stock covers in red with white lettering and a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1969, this is the second printing. Designed as a senior elementary or junior high school work book, the lives of the Mallette family of Levack and the Chapman family of Sudbury are chronicled with reference to the nickel mining in the Sudbury area. Profusely illustrated with many black and white photographs, drawings and maps. The text is replete with many questions and activity suggestions throughout. Clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Tadoussac; The Sands of Summer. Memories Stories Legends.

By: Beattie, Benny.

Price: $6.80

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Price Patterson.: 1994

Seller ID: 25057

ISBN: 0969577184

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 218 - (6) pp. Tadoussac is located on the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saguenay River in the province of Quebec and Beattie spent ". . . several weeks in Tadoussac every year. The collection of childhood memories of summers in Tadoussac together with research findings bring a fund of knowledge and experiences to delight and entertain the reader . . ." Illustrated with many black and white photographs and pencil drawings, the drawings done by Sandy Spence, a teaching colleague of the author's. View more info

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Brackets & Bargeboards: Architectural Walks in London, Ontario..

By: Beck, Julia with Elizabeth Spicer, Alice Gibbs and Pat Morden.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Ontario., Archtectural Conservancy of Ontario.: 1989

Seller ID: 19238

ISBN: 0929026020

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xx - 191 pp. A revision and expansion of "Geranium Walks" (1974-1988), a book of 14 guided walk-abouts. Includes a four page glossary, three page list of further reading and a comprehensive index. The text is well annotated with bibliographic footnotes. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. A new and unused / unread book. View more info

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The Smug Minority.

By: Berton, Pierre.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23737

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 160 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. First edition and first printing of this book that was somewhat controversial when it arrived on the scene. Previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper (an elegant monogram oval stamp) and the spine tips show a trace of wear. The dust jacket shows some very light soiling and the head edge, some light wear. View more info

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Rationality in Public Policy: Retrospect and Prospect, A Tribute to Douglas G. Hartle (Canadian Tax Paper No. 104)

By: Bird, Richard M.; Michael J. Trebilcock; Thomas A. Wilson (editors) (Albert Breton, Stanley Winer, Walter Hettich, Jack Mintz, Rod Dobell, S. L. Sutherland, J. Clark Leith, G. Bruce Doern, Sylvia Ostry, W. T. Stanbury)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Tax Foundation.: 1999

Seller ID: 24818

ISBN: 0888081456

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 282 pp. A collection of essays by various writers. Footnotes, index. Former owner's name pencilled on title page, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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Down Home: Notes of a Maritime Son.

By: Bruce, Harry.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Key Porter Books.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24009

ISBN: 1550130986

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; [4] - 300 pp. Dark aqua blue cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine. A returning down-easterner (from Ontario) writes of his experiences as he moves into the house that his father was born in and begins the slow process of becoming a maritimer. Signed by the author on the title page. The book shows mild wear to the tail edges of the boards and the spine tips while the unclipped dust jacket has light wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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Canada and the Founding of the International Labour Organization / Le Canada et la Fondation de l'Organisation Internationale du Travail.

By: Burke, Frank E. and John A. Munro.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Department of External Affairs: 1969

Seller ID: 15471

Condition: Very Good-


24.5 x 16.5 cm.8vo - ; 22, 24, (4) pp. Text is in English and French. A saddle-stapled booklet to celebrate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of the I.L.O. Centre-spread of photos of Borden, Rowell, Robertson, Draper and of the Washington Labour Conference of 1919. Bibliographical notes. Some sunning, light soiling on card stock cover. View more info

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From Truth to Reconciliation: Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools.

By: Castellano, Marlene Brant, with Linda Archibald and Mike DeGagne. (editors).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Aboriginal Healing Foundation.: 2008

Seller ID: 32105

ISBN: 1897285612

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 22 cm.; xiv - 429 pp. The front cover has a french folded fore edge flap. This volume is a collection of papers and brief reflections from more than thirty contributors who have worked to create just and inclusive societies in Canada and abroad." It is in 4 sections: "Truth-Telling", "The Legacy Lives on", "Exploring Paths to Reconciliations" and "Journey of the Spirit". Two appendices. Minor wear to the edges of the covers and with a closed tear (~ 3 cm.) in the head edge of the back cover. Light scuffing of the covers themselves. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Addictive Behaviours Among Aboriginal People in Canada.

By: Chansonneuve, Deborah.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Aboriginal Healing Foundation.: 2007

Seller ID: 32103

ISBN: 189728537X

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; iv - 122 pp. Contents: Introductory section on methodology, Chapter 1: "Looking Back to Move Forwards". Chapter 2: "Addictive Behaviours and Residential School Abuse". Chapter 3: "Using the Wisdom of Culture to Promote Healing". Chapter 4: "Five Stories of Hope". Chapter 5: "Promising Practices in Addictions Prevention and Intervention". Chapter 6: "Conclusion and Continuation of the Journey". Three appendices - "Fact Sheets" (13 of them), "List of Key Informants" and "Annotated Bibliography" (9 pages) followed by 6 pages of references. Minor scuffing to the covers and wea... View more info

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Reclaiming Connections: Understanding Residential School Trauma Among Aboriginal People. A Resource Manual.

By: Chansonneuve, Deborah.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Aboriginal Healing Foundation.: 2005

Seller ID: 32106

ISBN: 097366472X

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 22 cm.; (4) - 95 - 29 - 9 - 13 - 3 pp. Spiral bound with a black plastic coil and the pagination reflects the different sections which are tab-indexed on the fore edge. In 5 sections with 3 appendices and a 3 page list of references. The fore edges of the covers are yapped (overhanging by ~ 1 cm) and that yapped overhang is a tad creased as our the index tabs. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Hardrock Mining: Industrial Relations and Technological Changes at INCO.

By: Clement, Wallace.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1981

Seller ID: 24431

ISBN: 0771021526

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; vii - 392 pp. Matte black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. With 13 appendices, footnotes and a comprehensive index. Previous owner's name on the first page, the half title page. The spine tips show very mild shelf wear and the text pages are lightly browned as 'tis not a high quality paper stock that was used. The clipped dust jacket is worn on the spine tips and the fore corners with light and general scuffing. View more info

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Quebec Nationalism in Crisis.

By: Clift, Dominique.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Montreal / Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press.: 1982

Seller ID: 19600

ISBN: 0773503838

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 155 pp. First published in 1981 as "Le declin du nationalisme au Quebec", with the translation into English by the author and the addition of an epilogue and a list of further suggested reading for this English edition. The covers show a whisper of shelf wear, else fine. 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

Seller ID: 20350

ISBN: 0774334932

Condition: Very Good


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 quite mild shelf wear and the spine is a tad faded. Otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Magog: Cent ans et plus d'histoire.

By: Comite Du Centenaire De Magog, Magog Centenary Committee.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Magog, Quebec., Les Editions Orford: 1988

Seller ID: 6268

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 256 pp. Green buckram with gilt lettering on spine and gold decoration on front. Illustrated with many archival b/w photographs. The paper used is a high quality coated stock. Text is in French with a short English summary. Includes a 10 page bibliography. View more info