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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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Winning the Second Battle, Canadian Veterns and the Return to Civilian Life, 1915-1930.

By: Morton, Desmond and Glenn Wright.

Price: $25.20

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

Seller ID: 33151

ISBN: 0802066348

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv, (26), 328 pp. An examination of how the Canadian government handled returning soldiers from World War I. Photos, statistical appendix, footnotes, bibliography, index. Sunned spine, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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The Blood and Fire in Canada, A History of the Salvation Army in the Dominion 1882-1976.

By: Moyles, R. G.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Peter Martin Associates.: 1977

Seller ID: 33188

ISBN: 0887781691

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; vii - 312 pp. ". . . a fast-moving and fascinating account" of the dramatic history of the Salvation Army in Canada. Photos, appendices, footnotes, bibliography, index. A clean, tight copy. 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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The Night the Mice Danced the Quadrille, Five Years in the Backwoods.

By: Osborne, Thomas

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Boston Mills Press.: 1995

Seller ID: 33072

ISBN: 1550461354

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 192 pp. Osborne writes of the years, 1874-1879, when his family lived in the rugged Canadian wilderness of the Muskoka lakes in Ontario. "This lively account of Canadian pioneer life proves to be both interesting history and first-rate entertainment." The illustrator spent six years in the same area and at the same time as Osborne. Index of place names and proper names. Inscribed by former owner on half title page, minor wear on cover; otherwise, a clean, tight volume. 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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Louis Joseph Papineau: A Divided Soul. (CHA Booklet No. 11).

By: Ouellet, Fernand.

Price: $3.60

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

Seller ID: 33106

ISBN: 0887980953

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 24 pp. Pale yellow covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1961, this is the third printing. Translated from the French by Douglas J. Wurtele. One page bibliographical note at the back. Ten lines underlined in ink on pages 10 and 11. Minor wear to the covers and some light staining to the front. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Ethnicity and Politics in Canada since Confederation. (Booklet #17 in "Canada's Ethnic Groups" series).

By: Palmer, Howard.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1991

Seller ID: 33117

ISBN: 0887981240

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 32 pp. Dark blue wraps with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. One table on page 2 - "Ethnic Origins of the Canadian Population, 1871-1981". Three and a bit pages of a select bibliography 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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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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Across the Years, A Century of Education in the Province of Quebec.

By: Percival, Walter Pilling.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Gazette Printing Company.: 1946

Seller ID: 33082

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; xii - 195 pp. Percival was Deputy Minister and Director of Protestant Education for Quebec at the time of writing this book. Lots of photographs, focuses on education in Montreal. Blue cloth-covered boards have some edgewear, former owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. 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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While the Women Only Wept, Loyalist Refugee Women.

By: Potter-MacKinnon, Janice.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Montreal, Canada., McGill-Queen's University Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 33187

ISBN: 0773509623

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xvi - 199 pp. Author "traces the story of Loyalist women through their lives in the American colonies before the revolution to their eventual settlement aroung present-day Kingston in Eastern Ontario." Footnotes, index. A clean, tight volume; dust jacket has very minor edgewear. View more info

Image for Canadian Defence Policy and the Development of the Canadian Nation, 1867-1917. (CHA Booklet No. 25).

Canadian Defence Policy and the Development of the Canadian Nation, 1867-1917. (CHA Booklet No. 25).

By: Preston, Richard A.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1970

Seller ID: 33111

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 22 pp. Beige covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. One page bibliography 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