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Image for Seafaring Labour: The Merchant Marine of Atlantic Canada, 1820-1914.

Seafaring Labour: The Merchant Marine of Atlantic Canada, 1820-1914.

By: Sager, Eric W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Mcgill - Queen's University Press.: 1989

Seller ID: 12170

ISBN: 0773515232

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xviii - [8] - 321 pp. A look at the industrialization of the merchant marine, from the days of wooden ships and acres of canvas to floating industrial workplaces and the effects on the men who go to the sea in ships. Illustrated with b/w period photographs, charts and drawings. Comprehensive index and notes. Black remainder dot on text block head edge. View more info

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A Catalogue of the Ontario Localities Represented by the Mineral Collection of the Royal Ontario Museum. Ontario Geological Survey Miscellaneous Paper MP 70.

By: Satterly, Jack

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources.: 1977

Seller ID: 20158

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; ix - 464 pp. Off white card stock covers with black lettering and an illustrated front cover. A joint publication with the Royal Ontario Museum. The contents are alphabetical by the mineral name and includes 7 pages of maps and 7 pages of references. Two appendices and a very comprehensive index at the back. The covers show mild edge wear with light soiling. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Frontenac and the Maid of the Mist.

By: Servos, Launcelot Cressy.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Hal Degruchy Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2330

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 15.5 cm.; 310 pp. Blue buckram with gilt lettering on spine and front board. "A romance of Theala and Frontenac at the time when Frontenac ruled Canada and Ourouehati dominated over what is now New York State. " A book written from the libretto for an opera written by the same author. Corners are bumped and mildly worn and the covers are scuffed and dulled with the gilt lettering on the spine being dull now. Minor browning of the front end paper hinges with some paper tearing in the gutter. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Politics and the Media in Canada.

By: Siegel, Arthur.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson.: 1983

Seller ID: 24675

ISBN: 0070778663

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - 258 pp. From the author's preface: "This book examines the newspaper, radio and television industries in Canada. The mass media that disseminate information, opinion and entertainment on a daily or continuing basis are studied in relation to the political, social and economic environment in which they operate. Particular attention is given to the role of the mass-media in Canadian nation-bulding ". Minor wear and scuffing to the covers, else clean and tight. View more info

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The Convict Lover. A True Story.

By: Simonds, Merilyn.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macfarlane Walter & Ross.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24614

ISBN: 092191296X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiii - [3] - 350 pp. Blue paper over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs and a two page spread of an aerial drawing, a map, of Portsmouth Village as it was in 1919 and done by Robbie Cook. Signed by the author on the title page. The clipped dust jacket has some minor wear to the spine head.; Signed by Author View more info

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Incomes Policies: Some Foreign Experiences and Their Relevance for Canada.

By: Smith, David C.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Queen's Printer.: 1966

Seller ID: 6910

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24.5 x 16.5 cm.; vii - 207 pp. Gray wraps with red and white lettering. A study prepared for the Economic Council of Canada by Smith, an economics professor at Queen's University. Includes 18 tables and 5 charts. Minor wear and soiling to the covers. View more info

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After Meech Lake: Lessons for the Future.

By: Smith, David E.; Peter MacKinnon and John C. Courtney (editors)

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Fifth House.: 1991

Seller ID: 20626

ISBN: 0920079822

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 261 pp. A collection of some 24 essays and commentaries by various authors on the subjects of Canadian Federalism; Constitutional Reform; Repatriation; the Charter, Media and Broadcasting, Aboriginal Peoples, Women, . . . This copy appears to have never been used. View more info

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Canada and the Canadian Question.

By: Smith, Goldwin.

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press: 1971

Seller ID: 15495

ISBN: 0802018211

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 236 pp. Part of The Social History of Canada series. The classic case for union with the United States. Introduction by Carl Berger. Goldwin Smith (1823-1910) was "the most prominent intellectual in late Victorian Canada." Former owner's name on front endpaper otherwise a clean and tight volume. Dust jacket has some rubbing, light soiling. View more info

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Canadian Football, The Pigskin Preacher (Canadian Sports Library)

By: Sommerville, Tedd

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Agincourt, Ontario, Canada, Sportbook Limited.: 1974

Seller ID: 23662

ISBN: 0919824005

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 214 pp. "This is the first book which details Canadian football practices as opposed to the U. S. version of the game, written by a man who has spent 15 years coaching, scouting and teaching in all areas of Canada's most rugged contact sport." Photos, drawings. Clean, tight volume with just a trace of soiling on text block fore-edge. Dust jacket has light edgewear with small closed tears. View more info

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A Concise Guide to the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement.

By: Steger, Debra P.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Carswell.: 1988

Seller ID: 6915

ISBN: 0459317210

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 139 pp. Provides a synopsis of the free trade agreement, the implementation strategy, the U. S. Omnibus Trade Bill, and a glossary of trade terms. The front lower fore corner is bumped. View more info

Image for Divide and Con: Canadian Politics at Work.

Divide and Con: Canadian Politics at Work.

By: Stewart, Walter

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, New Press.: 1973

Seller ID: 20643

ISBN: 0887701302

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 258 pp. Textured brown paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine. From the author's introduction: "This book centres on the 1972 federal election . . . essentially a personal book . . . [with] my intention to set forth my own political views . . ." The boards are very lightly bumped on the lower fore corners. The dust jacket shows moderate wear to the edges and folds with similar overall scuffing. View more info

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Vignettes of Old St. John's. (Peterborough, Ontario).

By: Sullivan, Dorothy E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario., Privately published.: 1987

Seller ID: 29166

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; iv - 74 pp. Yellow card stock covers with black lettering and art work in a saddle stapled binding. A collection of poems, short prose pieces and reflections all about St. John's Anglican Church located in Peterborough, Ontario. Illustrated with black and white sketches presumably by the author. Minor fading of the covers in the spine area, else fine. View more info

Image for Felix Leclerc; ou mes 25 années dans l'intimité de Felix Leclerc.

Felix Leclerc; ou mes 25 années dans l'intimité de Felix Leclerc.

By: Sylvain, Jean-Paul.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Les Editions de l'Homme: 1968

Seller ID: 14089

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; 157 pp. The text is in French. L'histoire du plus grand des chansonniers canadiens telle que racontée par sa femme. Photos. Card stock covers have some edgewear, former owner's name on first blank preliminary. View more info

Image for Canadian Antiquarian Booksellers Directory. (1973 edition).

Canadian Antiquarian Booksellers Directory. (1973 edition).

By: Szalay, Maria Szivos. (editor).

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Brandon, Manitoba, Brandon University Library: 1973

Seller ID: 17494

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 50 pp. Pink covers with black lettering and a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1965, this is the second revised edition. Six sections: Book Stores, Non Canadian Firms, Subject Specialty Index, Index by Cities, Periodicals Subject Index, and Advertisements. Slight wear and soiling to the covers and the spine is sunned. View more info

Image for St. Andrew`s College Review: 1973-1974.

St. Andrew`s College Review: 1973-1974.

By: Szarka, Frank (editor).

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Aurora, Ontario., St. Andrew`s College.: 1974

Seller ID: 22081

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 185 - [5] pp. Photographic covers. The year book for the academic year 1973-74 for St. Andrew`s College of Aurora, Ontario. St. Andrew`s College is an independent university preparatory school founded in 1899. Originally located in Toronto, it moved to the Aurora campus in 1925. Previous owner`s name on the verso of the front free end paper and the covers show mild shelf wear. Otherwise very clean and solid. View more info

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Canadiennes.

By: Tessier, Abbe Albert.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Collection Radio-College. Editions Fides.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5765

Condition: Good


8vo - 22 x 15.5 cm.; 160 - vi - [2] pp. Half bound with black leather on corners and spine with marbled paper on board and gilt lettering on spine that has 4 raised bands. Matching marbled end papers. A customized rebinding of the original soft-wrappered book rebound with covers intact. Moderate and general wear / rubbing to the extremities - corners and edges. Warmly inscribed by the author on 1st preliminary and dated June 18, 1946. The hinges, both front and back, have opened a bit but show no structural weakness. A nice copy with a good presentation . A clear and removable archival cover h... View more info

Image for A Time for Action: Toward the Renewal of the Canadian Federation. Le temps d'agir: Jalons du renouvellement fédération canadienne.

A Time for Action: Toward the Renewal of the Canadian Federation. Le temps d'agir: Jalons du renouvellement fédération canadienne.

By: Trudeau, Pierre Elliott.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Minister of Supply and Services.: 1978

Seller ID: 25467

ISBN: 0662020030

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; viii - 26 - viii - 28 pp. White wraps with black lettering and a red Canadian flag in a saddle stapled binding. Printed in both English and French and bound "dos-a-dos" with separate front covers and title pages. Esentially a major government policy statement from the then Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau, leading up to the constitutio nal conferences and accords. The covers are lightly browned or age toned, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Liberty & Community: Canadian Federalism and the Failure of the Constitutio n.

By: Vipond, Alexander C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Albany, New York, State University of New York Press.: 1991

Seller ID: 20627

ISBN: 0791404668

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; x - 249 pp. From the back cover: "This book examines the competing visions of liberty and community in Canada. Focusing attention on constitutional debate in Ontario after the Confederation of 1867, the author shows how the defendrers of provincial autonomy constructed a powerful political and legal ideology that attempted to reconcile liberty and community." Forty-five pages of bibliographical footnotes and with a comprehensive index. Old book store price sticker on the last blank page, previous owner's name on the first blank page. Otherwise the book shows mild she... View more info

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The Autograph of God.

By: Wallace, Archer.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1952

Seller ID: 24294

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 150 pp. "Each of the fifty-two interesting topics is alive with clear, concrete illustrations of his philosophy, stories which point the way to positive, lasting solutions. . . faith and kindly humanity. . .entertaining and imaginative . . ." The Rev. Wallace was a well-known Canadian minister, editor of Onward, and author of sixteen books. Book is clean and tight with only small amount of soiling on bottom text block edge. Dust jacket is price clipped, sunned spine, lightly soiled, some edgewear. View more info

Image for Image Sudbury: Sudbury Centennial, 1883-1983.

Image Sudbury: Sudbury Centennial, 1883-1983.

By: Wallace, Wendy. (editor).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sudbury, Ontario., Dennis J. Alexander.: 1983

Seller ID: 24156

Condition: Very Good


4to - 26.5 x 20.5 cm.; 96 pp. Glossy pictorial paper over boards with a white cloth spine. Profusely illustrated and with many advertisement s from the period. Slight soiling on boards and a sticker ghost / stain on the top fore corner of the front board. View more info