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The Review 1986-87 La Revue: Royal Military College of Canada. Kingston, Ontario.

By: Milne, Ian. (editor).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., 1987

Seller ID: 29462

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 30 x 22.5 cm.; 256 pp. Red cloth over boards with a faux leather finish, silver gilt lettering and stampings on the spine and the front boards and the title blind stamped on the front board. The 1987 graduating class year book for RMC, the Royal Military College located in Kingston, Ontario. Minor scuffing to the back board, else fine. View more info

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French-Canadian Backgrounds: A Symposium.

By: Monseigneur Olivier Maurault, Father Henri Saint-Denis, Jean Bruchesi, Marius Barbeau, Leon-Mercier Gouin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press: 1940

Seller ID: 13672

Condition: Good+


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 101 pp. One of a series called The New Dominion Books from Ryerson Press. A collection of a series of lectures given at Queen's University in 1940 to facilitate a better understanding of French Canada. Contents: 1 - "Foreword" by R. C. Wallace, 2 - "Some French-Canadian Backgrounds" by Msgr. Olivier Maurault, 3 - "French-Canadian Ideals in Education" by Fr. Henri Saint-Denis OMI, 4 - "French Canada in Literature and Song" by Jean Bruchesi, 5 - "Art in French Canada" by Marius Barbeau, 6 - "French Canada in the National Setting"... View more info

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Building the Chateau Montebello.

By: Muir, Allan and Doris in collaboration with Victor Nymark.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Gardenvale, Quebec., Muir Publishing.: 1985

Seller ID: 27352

ISBN: 0919231004

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 28 cm. (oblong).; 143 - (1) pp. First published in 1980, this is the second printing. A profusely illustrated documentation of the world's largest building complex built from logs located on the north shore of the Ottawa River east of Ottawa. Originally built as a private club in 1930, it is now part of the Fairmont Hotel chain. Minor wear and some very light soiling to the covers, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Silver in Canada: Mineral Survey #3.

By: Patterson, J. W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys.: 1963

Seller ID: 20348

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24 x 16.5 cm.; 110 pp. White and green card stock covers. Mineral Survey #3 from the Mineral Resources Division. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps along with two tipped in folded charts which are printed on both sides detailing various extraction processes and methods. The covers show mild shelf wear, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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People, Peregrines and Arctic Pipelines: The Critical Battle to Build Canada's Northern Gas Pipeline.

By: Peacock, Donald.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., J. J. Douglas.: 1977

Seller ID: 25844

ISBN: 0888941382

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 213 pp. Illustrated with 10 maps, 2 of which are 2 page spreads. Three page chronology, 1 page bibliography and a 5 page general index at the back. Previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover and the book shows very mild wear to the covers. Otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Exploring Manitoulin. (third edition).

By: Pearen, Shelley J.

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32851

ISBN: 0802084613

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xv - 228 pp. First published in 1992, this is the second printing of the third revised edition. Well illustrated with many black and white photographs and 13 maps. Signed by the author on the title page. Four pages of bibliographic references and a 12 page comprehensive index. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with sound binding.; Signed by Author View more info

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Cité (Cite) Libre: Nouvelle serie. No. 69, Aout - Septembre 1964.

By: Pellerin, Jean. (Directeur).

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Cite Libre.: 1964

Seller ID: 25677

Condition: Very Good


4to - 26.5 x 19 cm.; 32 pp. The text is in French. Card stock covers with a saddle stapled binding. Sixteenth year of publication. "Liberté de presse" by Maurice Blain, "La révolution futile" by Charles Taylor, "Québec bouge" by R. W. G. Bryant plus 5 other articles. The covers show minor wear, light soiling and browning or age toning. View more info

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Cité (Cite) Libre: Nouvelle serie. No. 28, Juin-Juillet 1960.

By: Pelletier, Gerard. (Directeur).

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Cite Libre.: 1960

Seller ID: 25676

Condition: Very Good


4to - 26.5 x 19 cm.; 32 pp. The text is in French. Card stock covers with a saddle stapled binding. Eleventh year of publication. Summary: Theme of issue "Démocratie et culture canadienne francaise", "Sur la carte électorale" by Fernand Dumont, "Québec doit dépenser davantage" by Roland Parenteau, "Notes sur l'élection provinciale" by Pierre Elliott Trudeau, "Barrette et l'art de la poudre ux yeux" by Gerard Pelletier plus 6 other articles. The text pages are browned and the covers show minor wear and light soiling. View more info

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The Naked Mind.

By: Pen Sive.

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Westmount, Quebec., 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16675

ISBN: 0969365705

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19.5 x 12 cm.; Unpaginated. Published by I. Frank Vamos. A collection of author's "resonances", short and witty sayings, such as "A bare mind makes you more than naked", with occasional illustrations by Pollack. Inscribed by "Pen Sive" on half-title page with a photograph of two people taped to the facing page. Brown leatherette boards with gilt lettering on front and spine. Light wear and soiling to boards; binding tight, text pages clean.; Signed by Author View more info

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Reflections and Insights.

By: Perkin, J. R. C.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Hantsport, Nova Scotia., Lancelot Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 18433

ISBN: 0889995486

Condition: Very Good


296 pp. Perkin is an author, lecturer, preacher and formerly President and Vice-Chancellor of Acadia University. Here, in a series of short essays, he covers a range of topics and people including a section on Hymns and Hymnwriters. Minor soiling and edgewear; text binding is sturdy and pages are clean. View more info

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Songs II to French Texts / Chansons II sur des Textes Francais (Canadian Musical Heritage).

By: Poirier, Lucien.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada., Canadian Musical Heritage Society.: 1987

Seller ID: 31907

ISBN: 0919883087

Condition: Very Good


Elephant Folio - 30 x 23 cm.; xlvi - 222 pp. Vol. 7 of series. Text is in English and French. Contains several categories of songs: Sacred, Patriotic, Guild and Association, Lyrical Songs. A clean, sturdy edition. View more info

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Les coureurs de bois: La traite des fourrures avec les Amerindiens.

By: Pomerleau, Jeanne.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Editions Dupont: 1994

Seller ID: 13899

ISBN: 2980410004

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 143 pp. Text is in French. Endnotes, lots of illustratio ns. A tight and clean copy. View more info

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One Thing after Another.

By: Pyper, C. B.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2928

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 262 pp. Green cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. A collection of essays by Pyper (an Irishman from Belfast) who wrote for the Winnipeg Tribune. The board corners are gently bumped, previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The dust jacket is edge worn with general but very mild soiling. View more info

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Fishing With My Old Guy.

By: Quarrington, Paul.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC., Greystone Books / Douglas & McIntyre.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25817

ISBN: 1550541862

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 166 pp. Green paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and printing as per the copyright page. Signed and dated (Nov 14/98) by the author on the title page. From the dust jacket flap: "In the fall of 1994, Deval (Gordon Deval - North American Casting Champion) set out to fish the Broadback River . . . With him were fellow fishers, Gary, Paulo and Paul - Quarrington, that is, who has recorded their adventures here".; Signed by Author View more info

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Queen's University Alumni: Today 2008.

By: Queen's University Alumni Association.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Queen's University.: 2009

Seller ID: 30051

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; xiv - 1465 - (3) pp. Full colour pictorial paper over boards. A massive compendium of the alumni from the faculties and or schools of Applied Science, Arts and Science, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Business, Graduate Studies and Research, Theological College, Honorary Degrees. Very comprehensive geographical index and an alphabetical index. The top fore corner on the back board is bumped, else fine and as-new / unused as the shrink wrap was removed to obtain the above information. View more info

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Jack at Bat.

By: Rafter, Jack.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Napanee, Ontario., Dauphin Books.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27913

ISBN: 0919825206

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 98 pp. Red cloth with a faux leather finish over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "This book may be characterized as a pot-pourri of trivia, literary musings, and anecdotes, an assortment of morsels designed to shake, tickle, startle or surprise." Signed by the author on the front free end paper with an inscription to Monsignor Raby. The dust jacket has a whisper of wear to the head edge and the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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Dream of Excellence.

By: Reynolds, Nila.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Haliburton, Ontario., Haliburton Highlands Guild Of Fine Arts And Haliburton School Of Fine Arts: 1976

Seller ID: 7212

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; 72 pp. A history of Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, with an emphasis on the arts and crafts movement in the area. Illustrated with black and white photos. The School of Fine Arts is located in the village. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine; a tight, crisp copy. The dust jacket has a small closed tear on the head edge of the back panel. View more info

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A Second Helping of Newspaper Pieces.

By: Robertson, Thomas B. (T. B. R.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27827

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; x - 157 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. A second volume of newspaper pieces by TBR following on the first volume which won the Governor General's prize for the best prose work other than fiction for the year 1936. This second collection of 38 pieces come from the author's time at the Winnipeg Free Press between the years 1918 (when he joined the paper) and 1936, when he died. The GG award for the first collection was accepted by the author's son, George Robertson. Foreword by J. B. McGeachy. Minor wear to the board corners and mild to mod... View more info

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Gold in Canada, 1935.

By: Robinson, A. H. A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Department of Mines.: 1935

Seller ID: 20347

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24.5 x 16.5 cm.; viii - 127 pp. Brown covers with black lettering over a sewn binding. This is Report #769 from the Mines Branch. All tipped in charts and maps are present along with the loosely laid in large chart "Gold Mines in Canada", List # 2-1. Moderate pen underling noted on pages 4 through 8, 5 pages in all. Otherwise very clean with a solid binding and showing only mild shelf wear. View more info

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Joe from Winnipeg

By: Ross, Ian

Price: $7.20

Publisher: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 19924

ISBN: 1896239412

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 119 pp. Third printing. A series of weekly commentaries written by Ross and aired on CBC Radio. They "reflect a compassionate and curious Everyman . . . delves into pressing social issues . . . listeners enchanted by his wit, his compassion, and his loopy common sense." Minor wear; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info