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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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From Paths to Planes, A Story of the Claremont Area.

By: Gauslin, Lillian M.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Claremont, Ontario., 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33070

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 306 pp. #449 of a limited first edition. Signed by Gauslin on title page and inscribed by her on front free endpaper. An extensive history of the northern section of Pickering Township in southern Ontario, Canada. Map, lots of photos, appendices and bibliography. Bit of soiling on a few pages and text block edges, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. Dust jacket rubbed with some edgewear. ; Signed by Author 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

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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

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The Ukrainians in Canada. (Booklet #10 in "Canada's Ethnic Groups" series).

By: Gerus, O. W. and J. E. Rea.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1985

Seller ID: 33102

ISBN: 0887981089

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 24 pp. Dark blue wraps with light blue lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with 1 full page map on page 2; "Distribution of the People of Ukrainian Origin in Canada, 1981". One and a bit page bibliographical note at the back. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. 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

Image for Arthur Meighen. (CHA Booklet No. 16).

Arthur Meighen. (CHA Booklet No. 16).

By: Graham, Roger.

Price: $3.60

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

Seller ID: 33096

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 20 pp. Pale yellow covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1965, this is the second printing. One page bibliographical note 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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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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Magnetic Muskoka.

By: Grigg, Muriel.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Gravenhurst, Ontario., Baxter Press.: 1971

Seller ID: 33315

ISBN: 096904402

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 109 pp. Muriel Grigg, nee Rogers, grew up in Gravenhurst, a small town in the Muskoka region of Ontario. These are her memories of that time, pre-World War I, illustrated with many photos of family and town, and ends with the words and music to "Skokie's Song". A nice copy, clean and sturdy, but also ex-library so there are the usual spine stickers, stampings and attachments. View more info

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First Years of Confederation, 1867-1878. (CHA Booklet No. 3).

By: Hamelin, Jean.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1961

Seller ID: 33103

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 25 pp. White covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Translated from the French, "Les Débuts de la Confédération", by Joseph Levitt. One page bibliography at the back. Previous owner's name stamped on the title page, minor marginalia on page 14, and 2 small closed tears to the wraps. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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

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

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

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

By: Harrington, Mary Milloy.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Shamrock Publishers.: 1986

Seller ID: 33282

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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Duplessis and the Union Nationale Administration. (CHA Booklet No.35).

By: Jones, Richard.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1983

Seller ID: 33100

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 23 pp. Blue covers with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Originally in French, the translation is by the author. Two page bibliographical note 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 Champions All, A Sports History of Belleville, Part One.

Champions All, A Sports History of Belleville, Part One.

By: Kirby, Paul.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario., Dharma Publishing.: 1986

Seller ID: 33073

ISBN: 0921385102

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 173 pp. After a brief history of Belleville and early sports, Kirby covers water sports, hockey (1892-1916), motor sports, baseball and the Grand Trunks, Ed Thomas era of hockey (1919-1940), the Goyers; footnotes, bibliography. Library markings consist of spine sticker, name stamp on title page, attachment on last page verso; a sturdy binding and otherwise clean pages. 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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Call Them Blessed, A History of Cannington, 1817-1971.

By: Lambert, Islay.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Cannington, Ontario., Corporation of the Village of Cannington.: 1971

Seller ID: 33068

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 274 pp. A history written by a longtime resident, teacher and journalist of the Brock Township town, Cannington, on the Beaver River. Mapped endpapers, lots of photos. Light damage to spine, bumped corners, library name stamps in various places and attachments on endpapers; otherwise, text is clean, binding sturdy. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info