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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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Henri Bourassa - Catholic Critic. (CHA Booklet No. 29).

By: Levitt, Joseph.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1976

Seller ID: 33108

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 24 pp. Off-white covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Two page bibliographical note at the back. Minor wear to the covers, else fine. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Ethno-Cultural Transition and Regional Identity in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. (Booklet #13 in "Canada's Ethnic Groups" series).

By: Little, J. I.

Price: $4.50

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

Seller ID: 33119

ISBN: 088798116X

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 31 pp. Dark blue wraps with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Various statistical tables and 2 maps in the text. Three pages of suggestions for further reading at the back. An as-new and unused booklet. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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The Mine Finders.

By: Lonn, George.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Pitt Publishing.: 1966

Seller ID: 33186

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


4to - 25 x 20 cm.; 237 pp. Preface by Thayer Lindsley. Each chapter is the story of the discovery of a different mine, most of which are in Canada, and of those who prospect, men like W. A. Richardson, Edward Carr, Robert Potter, Marius Madsen, Murray Watts, Stephen Roman, Max Schott, Brainerd Phillipson, Sandy McIntyre, etc. Lots of illustrations and an index. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, sturdy copy. Dust jacket lightly rubbed with minor edgewear. View more info

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

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

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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

Image for The Co-operative Movement on the Prairies, 1900-1955. (CHA Booklet No.33).

The Co-operative Movement on the Prairies, 1900-1955. (CHA Booklet No.33).

By: MacPherson, Ian.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1979

Seller ID: 33098

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 23 pp. Off-white covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. 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 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

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Creating Canadian Historical Memory: The Case of the Famine Migration of 1847. (Booklet #30 in "Canada's Ethnic Groups" series).

By: McGowan, Mark.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 2006

Seller ID: 33120

ISBN: 0887982565

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 19 pp. Dark blue wraps with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Two pages of suggestions for further reading at the back. An as-new and unused booklet. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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The Collectors, A History of Canadian Customs and Excise.

By: McIntosh, Dave.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., NC Press.: 1984

Seller ID: 33535

ISBN: 0920053297

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 414 pp. Contents: Customs and Excise in History; Development of the Canada-United State Border; Smuggling; Lives and Times of Customs and Excise Officers; Appendices; Bibliography; Index. Photos, maps. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, ink markings on text block bottom, a bit of soiling on a few pages; otherwise, a clean, sturdy text. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 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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Contours of Canadian Thought.

By: McKillop, A.B.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., University of Toronto Press.: 1987

Seller ID: 33144

ISBN: 0802066526

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - 163 pp. Collection of essays exploring a number of English Canadian thinkers 1860-1920 in the midst of a quickly changing society, such people as Daniel Wilson, educator and ethnologist; John Watson, exponent of objective idealism; William Dawson LeSueur, a Positivist, and how their ideas operated in the context of universities and the press. Footnotes, index. A clean, tight copy. View more info