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

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

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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 arch... View more info

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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... 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 a... View more info

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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

Image for Audace et persévérance: L'héritage des Oblats OMI. / Audacity & Perseverance: The Legacy of the Oblates, OMI.

Audace et persévérance: L'héritage des Oblats OMI. / Audacity & Perseverance: The Legacy of the Oblates, OMI.

By: Giroux, Eric. (editor).

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Quebec., Oblates / OMI.: 2014

Seller ID: 31575

ISBN: 2920370510

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 20.5 cm.; 80 pp. The text is bilingual in French and in English. A profusely illustrated history of the Oblate order and their missionary activities. Minor wear to the edges of the covers. View more info

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Sir Adam Beck, KB, LLD, MLA.

By: Graham, Percy W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Ontario., Carl Smith Publishing Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2801

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 15.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 62 pages. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on front only. Frontis is a tipped-in black and white photograph of Beck. The board corners are bumped with some wear. Normal shelf wear present on the edges and spine crown and heel. Beck can best be described as the Dale Carnegie of the North. One of the movers and shakers in Ontario during the early part of the 20th century, he was the driving force behind the establishment of the Ontario H... View more info

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A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story.

By: Grant, Judith Skelton.

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 2015

Seller ID: 32021

ISBN: 1442650206

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 778 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Opened in 1963, Massey College was built as a residential college for graduate students studying at the University of Toronto. The first Master of the College was Robertson Davies. Well illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions throughout. Forty-nine pages of end notes and a 28 page general index. Other than some very light scuffing to the dust jacket, the book ... View more info

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Regional Aspects of Canada's Economic Growth.

By: Green, Alan G.

Price: $7.20

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

Seller ID: 9427

ISBN: 0802016294

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; xi - 116 pp with notes, index and tables. No. 21 of the series, Canadian Studies in Economics. Dark blue cloth-covered boards. Mild wear on boards with a price sticker mark on the front. The binding is tight and the interior is clean. View more info

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Journal Of American Folklore: Volume 63, Number 248, April - June 1950 - Canadian Number.

By: Hand, Wayland D. (editor).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Menasha, Wisconsin., American Folklore Society: 1950

Seller ID: 11301

Condition: Good+


4to - 25.5 x 17.5 cm.; Pages 129 to 256. The American Folklore Society was founded in 1888. Contents - major articles only: 1 - "Folklore of Victoria Beach, Nova Scotia" by Helen Creighton, 2 - "Le Retour du Soldat et le Retour du Voyageur" by Francois Brassard, 3 - "Loucheux Tales" by Douglas Leechman, 4 - "Nous Irons Jouer dans l'Isle" by Maurice Tremblay, 5 - "Folk Dances in Beauce County" by Madeleine Doyon, 6 - "Seven Songs from Lorette" by Margaret Sargent, 7 - "I ... View more info

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Chronicles of an Adventurer.

By: Hine, Harold R.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Canada, New Ventures Consultants.: 1999

Seller ID: 18274

ISBN: 0968023312

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [4] - 206 pp. Second printing. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Hine joined the Canadian Navy at 16, transferred to the Royal Navy seeing action on the HMS Devonshire during World War II, put himself through law school after mustering out of the service, became a Queen's Counsel and upon retirement, began a business venture marketing products internationally that are dedicated to improving world health. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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The Story of Holy Name of Mary Parish, 1837-1987. (Marysville).

By: Kennelly, Jim. (senior editor).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario., Holy Name of Mary Parish.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31381

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; x - (2) - 273 - (3) pp. Aqua blue linen cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. No dust jacket present most likely issued without one. Published to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the parish on August 2, 1987 located in Marysville, Tyendinaga Township, Ontario. Contents: History of the Holy Name of Mary Parish, Vocations, Catholic Women's League, Altar Society and Holy Name Society, Confraternity of the Scapular of ... View more info

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A Statistical Profile of Canadian Society.

By: Kubat, Daniel and David Thornton.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Mcgraw - Hill, Ryerson: 1974

Seller ID: 9187

ISBN: 0070777993

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - 200 pp. Provides "numerical data series on Canadian population in terms of events like births, deaths, and migrations, and in terms of basic social institutions like families, schools, and work." Mild shelf wear to the covers. The binding is tight and the text is clean. View more info

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Grace MacInnis: A Woman to Remember.

By: Latta, Ruth and Joy Trott.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation: 2000

Seller ID: 18331

ISBN: 0738855855

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 455 pp. Grace MacInnis (1905-1991), the daughter of J. S. Woodsworth, served in Canada's Parliament (the House of Commons) from 1968 to 1972. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs with a nine page bibliography at the back. The front cover shows edge wear on the fore edge and there is a black remainder mark on the text block head edge.; Remainder View more info

Image for Count Frontenac - Wolfe and Montcalm. The Makers of Canada Series, Volume II, Anniversary Edition.

Count Frontenac - Wolfe and Montcalm. The Makers of Canada Series, Volume II, Anniversary Edition.

By: Le Sueur, William D. and Abbe H. R. Casgrain.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Oxford University Press: 1926

Seller ID: 18403

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; x - [4] - 382 - [14] - 292 pp. Two volumes bound as one for the anniversary edition. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 16 black and white reproductions plus a coloured fold out map of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. Presentatio n bookplate from the Minister of Education dated 1928 plus an inscription from the then Inspector, a Dr. John M. Bennett on the front paste down end paper and the front free end paper respectivel... View more info

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Claude Ryan; A Biography.

By: Leclerc, Aurelien.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., NC Press: 1980

Seller ID: 18351

ISBN: 0919601006

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 127 pp. Originally published in French as "Claude Ryan; l'homme de devoir" and translated into English by Colleen Kurtz. Preface by the Honourable Jean Chretien and dated 1979. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. The covers show mild shelf wear and a previous owner's name resides on the top of the first page, the half title page. View more info

Image for Affectionately Yours: The Letters of Sir John A. Macdonald and His Family.

Affectionately Yours: The Letters of Sir John A. Macdonald and His Family.

By: Macdonald, Sir John A. (J. K. Johnson - editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Macmillan: 1969

Seller ID: 18329

ISBN: 0770510175

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; 205 pp. A collection of over 200 letters that date from 1842 to 1891. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs and reproductions. General and moderate scuffing to the covers with mild shelf wear. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info