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A Saga of the Church in Canada.

By: McGivern, Father J. S.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Catholic Register.:

Seller ID: 6061

ISBN: 09690310X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; vi - 92 pp. A columnist for the Catholic Register and a professional historian / archivist of the Jesuits and for the Archdiocese of Toronto, Father McGivern wrote about the heroism of the unknown pioneers who gave their lives for God and served the building of the Canadian nation, from the early days of exploration to chaplains who served in the two world wars. Book has monastery library stamp and notations on title page; shows minimal wear. View more info

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The St. Patrick's Benevolent Society of Toronto: A History.

By: McKeever, Eileen. (editor).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Providence Road Press.: 1995

Seller ID: 31529

ISBN: 1896243096

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 28 cm. (oblong).; 54 pp. Green paper over boards with a faux leather finish and gilt lettering on the front board. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, maps and reproductions. Four appendices: "Benevolent Personalities" 4 pages, "Society Directors and Officers" 1 page, "Bibliograohy" 1 page and "Endnotes" 2 pages. View more info

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Drapeau.

By: McKenna, Brian and Susan Purcell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Clarke, Irwin & Company.: 1980

Seller ID: 19526

ISBN: 0772012989

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; [8] - 375 pp. Black cloth with silver gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. The first biography (unauthorized) of Jean Drapeau, the man responsible for Montreal hosting Expo '67 and the Montreal Olympics. The boards show mild shelf wear to the edges and the same with the unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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A Canadian for All Seasons, The John E. Robbins Story.

By: McLeish, John A. B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Lester and Orpen.: 1978

Seller ID: 27619

ISBN: 0919630790

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 315 pp. Robbins (1903-1995) was a remarkable Canadian who, in his lifetime, was involved in the founding of a number of cultural organizations, was editor-in-chief for the Encyclopedia Canadiana, President of Brandon University in Manitoba, and the first Canadian ambassador to the Vatican. The final chapter of this book is a conversation between McLeish and Robbins. Footnotes, bibliography, index. Dust soiled text block head; otherwise, a clean and sturdy copy. Dust jacket has minor edgewear. View more info

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Manitoba Milestones.

By: McWilliams, Margaret.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7782

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 249 pp. Green cloth over boards with blue lettering on spine and provincial crest on front. An illustrated general history of Manitoba. Well indexed with many useful charts and lists at the back. Moderate wear and soiling to the externals. Previous owner's bookplate on the front paste down end paper. The binding is solid and the interior is clean. View more info

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On Western Trails in the Early Seventies.

By: MdDougall, John.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., William Briggs.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32476

Condition: Good


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; viii - 279 pp. McDougall (1842-1917) wrote a number of books about his life and times in the West, which in this case is the Prairie provinces. A missionary, a government official, he was engaged in many aspects of dealing with various First Nations groups, often with much sympathy for their relations with the government. This volume picks up his tale starting in January, 1873. Green cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Light edgewear, some foxing and a bit of water staining; library markings consist of name stampings on a few pages; binding ... View more info

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The Millennium History of Aylmer.

By: Members of the Rotary Club of Aylmer.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Aylmer, Quebec., Rotary Club of Aylmer.: 2000

Seller ID: 32844

ISBN: 0968739903

Condition: Very Good


4to - 26.5 x 18 cm.; viii - 235 pp. A profusely illustrated history of the town of Aylmer, Ontario located in Elgin County. Two page map of the town of Aylmer (pages vi and vii). The contributing writers are Kirk Barons, Tom Cunniffe, Giles Hume, Reverend Norman Jones, Barbara McKenna, Joe Mennill, Berniece Sinden, and Pat Zimmer. Minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise clean with a sound and tight binding. View more info

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Creed and Culture: the Place of English-Speaking Cathoics in Canadian Society, 1750-1930.

By: Murphy, Terrence and Gerald Stortz. (editors).

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Montreal Quebec / Kingston, Ontario, McGill - Queen's University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 10633

ISBN: 0773509542

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxxix - [11] - 253 pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A collection of essays (10 in all) that "combine narrative elements with historical analysis to examine the experience of English-speaking Catholics in the light of social categories such as ethnicity, gender and class". Contents: 1 - "English-French Relations in the Canadian Catholic Community" by Robert Choquette, 2 - "Anti-Catholicism in Canada: From the British Conquest to the Great War", by J. R. Miller, 3 - "Catholicism and Colonial Policy in Newfoundland, 1779-1845", by Raymond J. Lahey, 4 - "Scottish Ca... View more info

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Creating Carleton: The Shaping of a University.

By: Neatby, H. Blair and Don McEown.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario., McGill-Queen's University Press.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30420

ISBN: 077352486X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 16 cm.; xii - 240 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Fifty illustrations with most being black and white photographs. One appendix: "Enrolment at Carleton University, 1942-1982", 17 pages of notes and a 6 page index. The dust jacket has some very minor edge wear. Signed by both authors on the title page with an inscription.; Signed by Author View more info

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Catholics in English Canada: A Popular History, Volume 1, 1790-1900.

By: Nicolson, Murray.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Life Ethics Information Centre.: 2000

Seller ID: 10308

ISBN: 1895599075

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13 cm.; 153 pp. A succinct and well referenced shorter history of Catholics in British North America and then later Canada. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and drawings. Five page index at the back. An as-new and unused book showing a hint of shelf wear. View more info

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From Someplace Else: A Memoir.

By: Osborne, Ralph.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., ECW Press.: 2003

Seller ID: 30286

ISBN: 1550225502

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (8) - 312 pp. A personal memoir of the author's stint at Rochdale College in Toronto as the general manager for two years during the sixties. Illustrated with 10 pages of a letter (prose / poem) to the author penned by Sylvia. Very mild shelf wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. Memories . . . a quick meal at Etherea Natural Foods on the ground floor . . . conversations to match the uniqueness of the cuisine. View more info

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La Salle.

By: Osler, E. B. (Edmund Boyd).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., Longmans.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25829

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; [6] - 266 pp. Pictorial cloth in red and white with black lettering and art work with a matching dust jacket. A well researched biography of one of Canada's enigmatic explorers and early financiers, René-Robert Cavelier de la Salle. One page of bibliographic citations, 17 pages of notes and a 3 page general index at the back. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the spine tips show a whisper of shelf wear. Otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. The dust jacket has mild wear to the head edge and the jacket's spine is a tad brow... View more info

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Great Undertakings: An Impression of British War Effort At Home and on the Western Front.

By: Penny, Arthur.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Quebec., Chronicle Print: 1918

Seller ID: 10318

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; x - [2] - 182 pp. Green cloth with black lettering on front. From July to August of 1918, a delegation of 24 Canadian newspapermen, (almost all being editors) were brought overseas by the Canadian Director of Public Information, an M. E. Nichols, to gain first hand knowledge of the war effort. This book is the one of the results. Arthur Penny (one of the delegation) was the editor of the Quebec Chronicle at the time and was responsible for thie production of this volume. The front free end paper has been removed and the front hinge is a tad wek as a result, the extremiti... View more info

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The Rise of a Third Party: A Study in Crisis Politics. (Enlarged Edition).

By: Pinard, Maurice.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Montreal Quebec., Mcgill - Queen's University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 9137

ISBN: 0773502319

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xxiii - 297 pp plus a 9 page index. Foreword by Neil J. Smelser. A case study of the rise of the Quebec Social Credit party in 1962 with further development of propositions with regards the rise of new political movements in general. Minor soiling and wear on the covers with a previous owner's name stamped on first page. View more info

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Songs II to French Texts / Chansons II sur des Textes Francais (Canadian Musical Heritage).

By: Poirier, Lucien.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada., Canadian Musical Heritage Society.: 1987

Seller ID: 31907

ISBN: 0919883087

Condition: Very Good


Elephant Folio - 30 x 23 cm.; xlvi - 222 pp. Vol. 7 of series. Text is in English and French. Contains several categories of songs: Sacred, Patriotic, Guild and Association, Lyrical Songs. A clean, sturdy edition. View more info

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Stone from the Mountain: Stories of Grimsby and Lincoln.

By: Rannie, William F.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Beamsville, Ontario., W. F. Rannie and Grimsby Historical Society.: 1987

Seller ID: 30333

ISBN: 0919953425

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 148 pp. Well illustrated with many archival photographs. The area in question is "West Lincoln" which is that part of the province Ontario along the shore of Lake Ontario and west of St. Catharines. It includes the townships of Louth, Clinton and North Grimsby and the towns of Grimsby and Beamsville. Mild wear to the edges of the covers and one small closed tear in the tail edge of the front cover. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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The Making of the Modern West: Western Canada Since 1945.

By: Rasporich, A. W. (editor).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta/, University of Calgary Press: 1984

Seller ID: 10519

ISBN: 09198130406

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; iv - 231 pp. A collection of 17 essays looking at all aspects of the growth and development of Western Canada since the discovery of oil at Leduc, Alberta. Contents: 1 - The Prairie West Since 1945: An Historical Survey" by Gerald Friesen, 2 - "Political Change in the New West" by Roger Gibbins, 3 - "Contemporary Western Alienation: An Opinion Profile" by David K. Elkton, 4 - "Western Alienation: A British Columbia Perspective" by Donald E. Blake, 5 - "A Regional Economic Overview of the West Since 1945" by Kenneth H. Norrie, 6 - "The Economic Geography of Prairie Canada in ... View more info

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Radical Mandarin: The Memoirs of Escott Reid.

By: Reid, Escott.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1989

Seller ID: 23508

ISBN: 0802058116

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xi - [11] - 405 pp. Very pale mauve cloth over boards with dark mauve lettering on spine. Illustrated with 13 black and white photographs on 10 pages. Comprehensive 11 page index at the back. The text block head edge is lightly dust soiled and the spine tips show a whisper of shelf wear, otherwise very clean and tight. View more info

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Radical Mandarin: The Memoirs of Escott Reid.

By: Reid, Escott.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27105

ISBN: 0802058116

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xi - (11) - 405 pp. Very pale mauve cloth over boards with dark mauve lettering on spine. From the jacket: "In the golden age of Canadian diplomacy, during the governments of Louis St. Laurent and Lester Pearson, Escott Reid played a central role". Illustrated with 13 black and white photographs on 10 pages. Comprehensive 11 page index at the back. One small bump (more of a little ding) to the bottom front fore corner and the spine tips show a whisper of wear. Otherwise very clean and tight. The unclipped dust jacket has mild wear on the head edge with one small closed tea... View more info

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Diefenbaker's World: A Populist in Foreign Affairs.

By: Robinson, H. Basil.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press: 1989

Seller ID: 27121

ISBN: 0802026788

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - [15] - 352 pp. Gray cloth over boards with blue gilt letting on spine. Illustrated with 14 pages of black and white photographs and cartoons. Well annotated with a four page bibliograph y and an eleven page index. The book shows very light wear to the fore corners and spine tips and has 3 pea size stains on the back board. Otherwise, 'tis clean and tight. A clear and removable cover has been fitted. View more info