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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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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 appears as-new and unused. 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 Dressed Me All in Feathers" by Marius Barbeau, 8 - "Le Folklore Pris sur le Vif" by Alfred Pouinard, 9 - "Folk and Folklore" ... View more info

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The Heart of Emily, A History of Downeyville in Poetry.

By: Harrington, Mary Milloy.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Shamrock Publishers.: 1986

Seller ID: 32468

ISBN: 0969247206

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 200 pp. Author (1903-1982) was a fourth generation descendant of Patrick Milloy, an Irish immigrant who settle in Downeyville, in Emily Township near Peterborough, Ontario. Through poetry, she gives an account of the history of the area and of the life of the Irish pioneer. There is also a listing of the Grantees who received Original Deeds from the Crown, by lot and concession numbers. Also lots of photos. Card stock covers are rubbed with some edgewear; binding is sturdy and text pages clean. View more info

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Their Land of Promise.

By: Harris, Laura May.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Laura May Harris.: 2009

Seller ID: 32561

ISBN: 0978400720

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 153 pp. A prequel to Harris' book, Pastures Green. A retelling of a family history that includes Jamaica, 1812; Scotland, 1823; Canada; North Clarendon 1826-1836; Starks Corners 1846-1870; Charteris 1860-1874. Genealogical charts for Jane Henderson and Robert Harris; Janet Horsburgh and Thomas Stark; Betsy Stark and Henderson Harris; Laura May Olmstead and Wm. Charles Harris; Jessie and Stewart Stark. Card covers creased with edgewear; binding sturdy, text pages clean. 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 the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holy Name of Mary School, Parish Families (64 families profiled), Occupiers of Property in 1861 Cens... 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

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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 respectively. Red bookmark set into the headband. The externals show mild shelf wear and the spine is faded. A clear and removable archi... 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

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Dionne Spinning Mills Co., Histoire d'une famille industrieuse de Saint-Georges de Beauce.

By: Lussier, Isabelle.

Price: $19.80

Publisher: Wilfrid-Hamel, Quebec., Les Editions GID.: 2005

Seller ID: 32631

ISBN: 2922668703

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 380 pp. The text is in French. Lots of photographs, footnotes, extensive bibliography. A clean, tight copy. 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

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The Slopes of the Andes: Four Essays on the Rural Myth in Ontario.

By: MacGillivray, Royce

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario., Mika Publishing.: 1990

Seller ID: 20316

ISBN: 092134144X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 191 pp. Bright red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Royce writes from his and his parents own experiences on a farm in Eastern Ontario at McCrimmon West. The four essays are: 1 - "The Sense of Community", 2 - "The Round of the Year", 3 - "From Pioneer to Farmer: Honour and Reviling", 4 - "The Uses of Education: A thoroughly negative-minded report from the Late Twentieth Century", followed by a short section on further reading and some notes of the sources. The book appears to have never been used at all. About the title: other than it is a line from Moby... View more info

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Man of Steel: The Story of Sir Sandford Fleming.

By: Maclean, Hugh.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1969

Seller ID: 18271

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 145 pp. Bright green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. When Fleming, an immigrant engineer from Scotland, arrived in Canada in 1845, there were only 16 miles of railroad in the whole of the country. Besides being instrumental in linking all of Canada by rail, he also developed and established Standard Time and a Commonwealth cable system for communication. Other than very mild shelf wear to the board and dust jacket edges, the book appears to have been little used if at all. View more info

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The Winning of Popular Government: A Chronicle of the Union of 1841. Volume 27 in the Chronicles of Canada Series.

By: MacMechan, Archibald.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Glasgow, Brook & Company.: 1916

Seller ID: 27916

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; xi - 172 - (4) pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on the spine and a blind stamped publisher's crest centered on the front board. The is also volume 4 in Part VII of the 32 volume series: "The Struggle for Political Freedom". Illustrated with 8 full page plates, one of which, the frontis piece, is coloured. One page bibliographical note and a 6 page index. The covers show very minor shelf wear and with one small stain on the front. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. A few of the fore edges of the pages are yet unopened. A clear and re... View more info

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A Truly Loyal Subject: An Account of the Life of George Brown and the Founding of Canada.

By: Marquis, Vincent.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Russell, Ontario., Home Works Company: 2000

Seller ID: 18168

ISBN: 0968505805

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xiv - 98 pp. Written by a seasoned educator, this biography of George Brown is designed to be part of a history curriculum at the senior high school level. A select two page bibliography at the back. Very slight edge wear to the covers, otherwise an unused and unread book. View more info

Image for What's Past Is Prologue: The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Vincent Massey, CH.

What's Past Is Prologue: The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Vincent Massey, CH.

By: Massey, Vincent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Totonto, Ontario, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18414

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; [18] - 540 pp. Tan / gray cloth with gilt lettering on a black spine panel. Illustrated with twenty-four pages of black and white photographs. The book shows quite mild shelf wear with like age-darkened text block edges. The dust jacket is lightly worn on the edges with a sunned spine and a inside tape repaired closed tear on the top fly fold at the front. View more info

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La route de Champlain.

By: McDowell, Franklin Davey.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Quebec., Louis-Alexandre Belisle: 1942

Seller ID: 9759

Condition: Good


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xix - 492 pp. Originally written in English as "The Champlain Road", this is the French translation. Canadian history full of blackrobes (Jesuits) and Indians (Hurons, and where there are Hurons, the Iroquois must be close by). Moderate wear and soiling on the paper covers, former owner's name stamped on cover and a few places in the text (fortunately, the stamp has small lettering). Many text pages are still unopened. View more info