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Image for Trudeau and Our Times. Volume 1 - The Magnificent Obsession, Volume 2 - The Heroic Delusion.

Trudeau and Our Times. Volume 1 - The Magnificent Obsession, Volume 2 - The Heroic Delusion.

By: Clarkson, Stephen and Christina McCall.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18382

ISBN: 0771054149

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; Volume 1 (ISBN 0771054149): The Magnificent Obsession. 502 pp. 24 pages of black and white photographs. 20 page bibliography. Volume 2 (ISBN 0771054173): The Heroic Delusion. 588 pp. 30 page bibliography. Volume 2 is signed by Clarkson on the title page. Both volumes are bound in a black paper over boards with red gilt lettering on the spine. Both show very mild shelf wear and appear to have never been used. The unclipped dust jackets of both volumes show very mild shelf wear / scuffing.; Signed by Author View more info

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Laurier: His Life and World.

By: Clippingdale, Richard.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1979

Seller ID: 18294

ISBN: 0070823022

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 17.5 cm.; 224 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. One of the volumes in the McGraw-Hill series on Canadian Prime Ministers under the general editorship of W. Kaye Lamb. Illustrated with 20 colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs. Previous owner's name stamed on the front paste down end paper, else fine. The dust jacket shows moderate shelf wear and that to the jacket edges with small chips, nicks and creases with one pea size chip on the tail edge of the back panel. View more info

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The One-Room School in Canada.

By: Cochrane, Jean.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Markham, Ontario., Fitzhenry & Whiteside.: 1981

Seller ID: 32527

ISBN: 0889023808

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 22 cm.; 168 pp. One page listing of acknowledgments, a short bibliography and an index. Lots of wonderful archival photographs of a by-gone era. Very minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding and near fine to fine. View more info

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From Then Till Now, A History of Arthur Township 1850-1985.

By: Cork, Campbell (editor).

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Corporation of The Township of Arthur.: 1986

Seller ID: 32412

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21 cm; 419 pp. Through lots of photos, maps and stories, this is the history of a region of Ontario, Canada, part of Wellington County. A clean, sturdy volume with only an occasional notation by previous owner and some soiling on text block edges. View more info

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Canada: The Struggle for Empire.

By: Creighton, Luella Bruce.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1960

Seller ID: 30577

Condition: Good+


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 438 pp. Book One in Aldine History Series. First printing. View more info

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After the Fire, Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons Since 1649.

By: Delaney, Paul J. and Andrew D. Nicholls (edited by Irene Golas)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Elmvale, Ontario, Canada, Eastern Georgian Bay Historical Foundation.: 1989

Seller ID: 19406

ISBN: 0969181221

Condition: Good+


xii - 101 pp. Traces the development of this historic site from its abandoned ruins (it was simpy known as the "French ruins" after the fire of 1649) through to the completion of its careful reconstruction in 1971. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and sketches. Six pages of notes, a 2 page bibliography and a 4 page index. Light soiling, bit of creasing on cover; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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After the Fire, Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons Since 1649.

By: Delaney, Paul J. and Andrew D. Nicholls (edited by Irene Golas)

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Elmvale, Ontario., Eastern Georgian Bay Historical Foundation.: 1989

Seller ID: 32666

ISBN: 0969181221

Condition: Very Good


xii - 101 pp. Traces the development of this historic site from its abandoned ruins (it was simpy known as the "French ruins" after the fire of 1649) through to the completion of its careful reconstruction in 1971. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and sketches. Six pages of notes, a 2 page bibliography and a 4 page index. Minor wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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One Canada: Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker, The Tumultuous Years 1962 to 1967.

By: Diefenbaker, John G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1977

Seller ID: 27219

ISBN: 077051569X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; xxiii - 309 pp. Bright blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. This is volume 3 of John Diefenbaker's memoirs. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs from the period. Two appendices, List of Acts passed by Diefenbaker's government from 1957 to 1963 and the Declaration of Loyality of November 15 of 1966. Seven page general index. The book shows very mild shelf wear to the spine tips and the text block fore edge has some small stains on the lower one-quarter of it. Otherwis eclean and tight. The dust jacket has edge wear to the spine tips a... View more info

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Signed black and white portrait photograph of John Diefenbaker.

By: Diefenbaker, John.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., 1977

Seller ID: 30475

Condition: Fine


17.5 x 12.5 cm; Signed and dated (1977) black and white portrait photograph of John Diefenbaker. The image size is 14.5 x 11.5 cm. Inscibed to a "Moran McMahon - with best wishes". Penciled note on back "66-1443. Dec. 1977". View more info

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The Social Teachings of the Canadian Churches; Protestant, the Early Period, before 1850.

By: Elgee, William H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1964

Seller ID: 8002

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (8) - 236 pp. Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A broad survey of the attitudes of Canadian churches vis-a-vis the developing Canadian social structure. Annotated with an index. The dust jacket is worn on the edges, scuffed with sticker damage to the lower spine. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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A Fly on the Curtain.

By: Euringer, Fred.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oberon Press: 2000

Seller ID: 9403

ISBN: 0778011429

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 218 pp. Euringer documents the early days of the Stratford Festival and summer stock theatre in Ontario during the 1950's. The author worked with the likes of Tyrone Guthrie, Michael Langham, Christopher Plummer, Frederick Valk, Kenneth Wicks, Bob Huber, John Douglas, and Donald Sutherland. Minor soiling to the white wraps with a black remainder mark on the head edge. Cover art by Egon Schiele. Illustrated with 4 pages of black and white photographs. View more info

Image for 52 Questions on the Nationalization of Canadian Railways.

52 Questions on the Nationalization of Canadian Railways.

By: Fabius.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1918

Seller ID: 30557

Condition: Very Good-


16mo - 16.5 x 10 cm.; 127 pp. Addendum tipped-in on a back blank page. A discussion on the prudence of Railway Nationalization through a series of questions. Green cloth-covered boards with black lettering on spine and front board. Some edgewear to boards and a bit of staining on back board, gutter on front endpapers a bit broken but binding is sturdy, former owners' stamps on front free endpaper and back free endpaper; text is otherwise clean. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Cassocks, Doublets, and Deerskins. Religious and Secular Costume on the Mission Frontier of New France in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century.

By: Folkes, Patrick and Nancy Penny.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Midland, Ontario., The Friends of Sainte Marie.: 1988

Seller ID: 32671

ISBN: 0969387814

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (10) - 67 pp. Illustrated with 5 black and white photographs. Thirteen pages of reference notes, 4 page select bibliography and a 3 page glossary. An as-new and unused book. View more info

Image for Cassocks, Doublets, and Deerskins. Religious and Secular Costume on the Mission Frontier of New France in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century.

Cassocks, Doublets, and Deerskins. Religious and Secular Costume on the Mission Frontier of New France in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century.

By: Folkes, Patrick and Nancy Penny.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Midland, Ontario., The Friends of Sainte Marie.: 1988

Seller ID: 32672

ISBN: 0969387814

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (10) - 67 pp. Illustrated with 5 black and white photographs. Thirteen pages of reference notes, 4 page select bibliography and a 3 page glossary. An as-new and unused book. View more info

Image for A Place Called Heaven: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada.

A Place Called Heaven: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada.

By: Foster, Cecil.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Harpercollins.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32056

ISBN: 000638028X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 324 pp. French folded flaps on the fore edges of the covers. Three page index of names. The "Heaven" in the songs of the slaves in the southern US was the end of the underground railroad, Canada. This image of Canada is still alive, but, does it deliver? This is an account of the troubled state of race relations in a modern Canada by one who immigrated from Barbados. Foster is a respected journalist and broadcaster. Some light wear to the head and tail edges of the covers and general, though light, scuffing to the covers. View more info

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The University of Toronto: A History. (second edition).

By: Friedland, Martin L.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 2013

Seller ID: 32594

ISBN: 1442648007

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


4to - 25.5 x 17 cm.; lv - 764 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 2002 on the 175th anniversary of the founding of King's College, the predecessor of the University of Toronto. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Thirteen page listing of principal sources, 18 page bibliography, 40 page comprehemsive index. This book won the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit and the Ontario Historical Society J. J. Talman Prize. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Graham Towers and His Times.

By: Fullerton, Douglas H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart: 1986

Seller ID: 18365

ISBN: 0771032188

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 348 pp. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with sixteen pages of black and white photographs. From the dust jacket, a comment about Towers by Stephen Leacock: "Graham Towers has distinguished himself as that happy combination of a practical banker and theoretical economist for which the world usually looks in vain". Slight edge wear to the head edge of the unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for Le Québec et ses historiens de 1840 a 1920. La Nouvelle-France de Garneau à Groulx.

Le Québec et ses historiens de 1840 a 1920. La Nouvelle-France de Garneau à Groulx.

By: Gagnon, Serge.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Quebec City, Quebec., Les Presse de l'Universite Laval.: 1978

Seller ID: 28310

ISBN: 0774668296

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (8) - 474 pp. The text is in French. Volume 23 in the series "Les Cahiers d'Histoire de l'Université Laval". Twenty-five page bibliography, 13 page "Index onomastique" and an 8 page "Index thématique". Minor wear and light scuffing to the covers, otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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In Silence and Action: The Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in Canada, 1892-2010.

By: Gauthier, Chantal and France Lord.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Editions Carte Blanche.: 2014

Seller ID: 31978

ISBN: 289590250X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 21 cm.; 403 pp. Photographic covers. Translated from the original French edition, "De Silence et d'Action" by Käthe Roth. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs many of which are "sepia-toned". Six pages of notes, a 2 page select bibliography, a 2 page spread map of Canada showing the various FMM houses and fraternities, 2 large appendices ("Sisters entered into Canada, 1892-2012" and "Sisters sent to Canada, 1892-2012"), a 3 page chronology and lastly a 2 page listing of FMM Fraternities in Canada, 1970-2012. The FMM is the largest female missionary institute in th... View more info

Image for Living and Chosen Stones: History of Saint Patrick's Basilica and Parish, 1855-1995.

Living and Chosen Stones: History of Saint Patrick's Basilica and Parish, 1855-1995.

By: Geraghty, Brian V.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Saint Patrick's Basilica Corporation.: 1995

Seller ID: 30489

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; xvi - 190 - (2) pp. Published in conjunction with St. Patrick's being proclaimed a basilica on March 17, 1995. Three appendices and a 3 page bibliography. Well illustrated with many archival black and white photographs and reproductions and 28 pages of colour photographs. The book appears as-new and unused while the dust jacket has very minor wear to the head edge of the front panel. View more info