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Image for Guy Carleton: Lord Dorchester, 1724-1808 (revisd edition). (CHA Booklet No. 5). 2 copies.

Guy Carleton: Lord Dorchester, 1724-1808 (revisd edition). (CHA Booklet No. 5). 2 copies.

By: Burt, A. L.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1968

Seller ID: 33101

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 20 pp. Blue covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1955, this is the fifth printing. One page bibliographical note (short) at the back. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers and a sticker stain on the front of both. The shipping cost for these small items will be reduced after they are ordered. Both copies are included. View more info

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Careless At Work: Selected Canadian Historical Studies.

By: Careless, J. M. S.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Dundurn Press.: 1990

Seller ID: 9038

ISBN: 1550020676

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 359 pp. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and front board. Contents briefly: I - George Brown and His Times, 4 articles. II - The Metropolitan Approach, 4 articles. III - Cities and Regions 4 articles. IV - Other Themes, 4 articles. Seven page bibliography at the back. A sampling of Careless' historical studies from 1940's to the 1980's. Illustrated with 16 black and white photographs. View more info

Image for Brown of the Globe. Volume One: The Voice of Upper Canada, 1818-1859. Volume Two, Statesman of Confederation, 1860-1880. (Two volumes in slipcase).

Brown of the Globe. Volume One: The Voice of Upper Canada, 1818-1859. Volume Two, Statesman of Confederation, 1860-1880. (Two volumes in slipcase).

By: Careless, J. M. S.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1963

Seller ID: 27196

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; Volume One (the 1966 reprint): viii - 354 pp. Volume Two (1963): ix - 406 pp. Beige cloth over boards with brown lettering on spines and front boards. Illustrated end papers in both and twelve pages of illustrations (photographs and reproductions) in each volume. The spines of both are a tad darkened. Otherwise they are very clean with solid and tight bindings. Both dust jackets are unclipped and that for volume 2 has mild wear to the spine tips. As with the books, the spines are a tad darkened. The publisher's slip case is present (a simple green affair with no markings) ... View more info

Image for The Rise of Cities in Canada Before 1914. (CHA Booklet No. 32).

The Rise of Cities in Canada Before 1914. (CHA Booklet No. 32).

By: Careless, J. M. S.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1978

Seller ID: 33112

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 26 pp. Off-white covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. One page of suggested readings at the back. Minor wear to the covers. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Judicial Decisions on Denominational Schools.

By: Carter, Francis G. (editor).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ontario Separate School Trustee's Association: 1962

Seller ID: 10020

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; xvi - 373 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Contents by section: Section I - Constitutional Guarantees to Denominational Schools: A - The British North America Act, Section 93. B - Cases Involving Constitutional Guarantees. Section II - Protestant and Coloured Separate Schools: A - The Separate Schools Act (Ontario) Part I) . B - Cases on Part I of the Separate Schools Act. Section II - Roman Catholic Separate Schools: A - The Separate Schools Act (Ontario) Part II. B - Cases on Roman Catholic Separate Schools. The library was a professional reso... View more info

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A Woman in a Man's World.

By: Casgrain, Therese F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McLelland and Stewart.: 1972

Seller ID: 25847

ISBN: 0771019157

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 192 pp. Gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French, "Une femme chez les hommes", by Joyce Marshall. Foreword by Frank R. Scott. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The unclipped dust jacket is worn on the edges, more so on the head edge with a 4 cm closed tear at the spine crown. View more info

Image for Bancroft and District Old Home Week. August 6, 7, 8, 9, 1961. Historical Souvenir.

Bancroft and District Old Home Week. August 6, 7, 8, 9, 1961. Historical Souvenir.

By: Churcher, John L. (chairman of the committee).

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Bancroft, Ontario., Old Home Week Committe.: 1961

Seller ID: 31395

Condition: Good


8vo - 24.5 x 16.5 cm.; 128 pp. Yellow-orange wraps with green and black lettering. Well illustrated with many archival photographs and period advertising. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the first page and attachment remains on the blank verso of the last page. Mild wear and light soiling to the covers, else clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Rideau Reflections.

By: Churchill, G. Clare.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Gananoque, Ontario., Privately published / 1000 Islands Publsihers.:

Seller ID: 32434

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 128 pp. Stiff light blue wraps with dark blue lettering. No date of pubication is given and probably published posthumously as the author died in 1952 and this most ceratinly appears to be later than that. A collection of poems (up to page 51) followed by series of short biographical and historical sketches illustrated with black and white photographs. Minor wear to the covers and the spine is a tad darkened or sunned. Otherwise clean with a solid binding. View more info

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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

Image for The Canadian Military Experience 1867-1967: A Bibliography / Bibliographie de la Vie Militaire au Canada.

The Canadian Military Experience 1867-1967: A Bibliography / Bibliographie de la Vie Militaire au Canada.

By: Cooke, O. A. (compiler).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hull, Quebec., Canadian Government Publishing Centre.: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33189

ISBN: 066050359

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; ix - 244 pp. Inscribed and signed by Owen Cooke on title page. Light wear on cover, bit of staining on back pages; a tight copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Muskoka, Past and Present.

By: Coombe, Geraldine.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McGraw-Hill Ryerson.: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33301

ISBN: 0070823650

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 248 pp. A tour of the Muskokas with a lot of historical ancedotes, photos, maps, bibliography, index. Inscribed by Coombe on half-title page, plus laid-in is a book mark signed by her and a note written by Coombe to the people she inscribed the book to. A clean, sturdy copy with minor edgewear on the card stock cover. ; Signed by Author View more info

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

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

Image for Afros, Aboriginals and Amateur Sport in Pre World War One Canada. (Booklet #26 in "Canada's Ethnic Groups" series).

Afros, Aboriginals and Amateur Sport in Pre World War One Canada. (Booklet #26 in "Canada's Ethnic Groups" series).

By: Cosentino, Frank.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1998

Seller ID: 33113

ISBN: 0887982123

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 28 pp. Dark blue wraps with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Three pages of suggestions for further reading at the back. The head margns of pages 21 to 26 are stained. Minor wear to the edges of the covers. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

Image for Rural Life in Nineteenth-Century Quebec. (CHA Booklet No. 47).

Rural Life in Nineteenth-Century Quebec. (CHA Booklet No. 47).

By: Courville, Serge and Normand Seguin.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1989

Seller ID: 33085

ISBN: 0887981429

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 30 pp. Green covers with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Three page list of suggested further reading at the back. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

Image for Canada: The Struggle for Empire.

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

Image for Louisburg: Atlantic Fortress and Seaport. (CHA Booklet No. 48).

Louisburg: Atlantic Fortress and Seaport. (CHA Booklet No. 48).

By: Crowley, Terry.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1990

Seller ID: 33087

ISBN: 0887981585

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 29 pp. Brown covers with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Two page list of suggested further reading at the back. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Fleecing the Lamb, The Inside Story of the Vancouver Stock Exchange.

By: Cruise, David and Alison Griffiths.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., Douglas & McIntyre.: 1987

Seller ID: 33153

ISBN: 0888945582

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; x - 277 pp. Inside story of a leading venture market, "fast paced, hard hitting and investigative, this book is full of tales about money makers, scams and scandals, as well as inside dirt about the amazing growth of the VSE. . ." Appendices, notes on sources, index. A clean, tight edition; dust jacket has minor wear. View more info

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

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