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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

Image for Stone from the Mountain: Stories of Grimsby and Lincoln.

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

Image for The Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada. (CHA Booklet No. 46). 2 copies.

The Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada. (CHA Booklet No. 46). 2 copies.

By: Read, Colin.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1988

Seller ID: 33084

ISBN: 0887981372

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 29 pp. Red covers with white lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Two page list of suggested further reading at the back. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers. The shipping cost for these small items will be reduced after they are ordered. Both copies are included. 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

Image for Walking in Hope,1961-2006 : History of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. 1961-2006.

Walking in Hope,1961-2006 : History of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul. 1961-2006.

By: Ross, Alec.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario., Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul.: 2007

Seller ID: 30429

ISBN: 0978351401

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (8) - 212 - (2) pp. Published on the occasion of 145th anniversary of their foundation in Kingston, Ontario. Illuistrated with both colour and black and white photographs. One dog-eared crease on the top fore corner of page 197/198, otherwise fine. View more info

Image for Three Eastern Townships Mining Villages in Quebec, 1863-1972 (Albert Mines, Capelton, Eustis).

Three Eastern Townships Mining Villages in Quebec, 1863-1972 (Albert Mines, Capelton, Eustis).

By: Ross, W. Gillies.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Quebec., GGC Editions, Collection Patrimoine.: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33303

ISBN: 2894440332

Condition: Very Good


4to - 25 x 18 cm.; 161 pp. First published in 1972, this is a revised edition. A history of the villages and the mining in the area, including a chapter on the environmental affects. Lots of maps, statistical tables, photos, references. Inscribed by author on title page, plus a laid-in letter from author. Light general wear; a clean, sturdy copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Newfoundland: A History. (CHA Booklet No. 10). 2 copies.

Newfoundland: A History. (CHA Booklet No. 10). 2 copies.

By: Rothney, G. O.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1964

Seller ID: 33088

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 28 pp. White covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. Full page black and white map on page 2. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers. The shipping cost for these small items will be reduced after they are ordered. Both copies are included. View more info

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A Son of Québec.

By: Roy, Andrew. (edited by Daniel Huffaker).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec., Shoreline.: 2004

Seller ID: 27802

ISBN: 1896754392

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; (4) - 141 pp. A biography best described by quoting from the back cover: "Andrew Roy, a direct descendent of a 'fille du roi', comes from a family of Québecois nuns and priests. In the early 1800's Charles Roy makes the decision to become an Anglican, and the family tree becomes French Protestant. Andrew grows up in the rectory of Holy Trinity Church in Lévis, where his father is the clergyman. After the RCAF, he goes into teaching and eventually returns to Québec City to work in English Protestant Education at the Provincial level. As a member of the Superior Council o... View more info

Image for Shipping and Shipbuilding in Atlantic Canada, 1820-1914. (CHA Booklet No. 42). 2 copies.

Shipping and Shipbuilding in Atlantic Canada, 1820-1914. (CHA Booklet No. 42). 2 copies.

By: Sager, Eric W. and Lewis R. Fischer.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1986

Seller ID: 33074

ISBN: 0887981119

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 23 pp. Blue and white wraps in a saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with 2 pages of marine line drawings. One page and a bit of suggestions for further reading. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers. The shipping cost for these small items will be reduced after they are ordered. Both are included. View more info

Image for Dans la beauté de la paix; Histoire de l'abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, 1912-2012.

Dans la beauté de la paix; Histoire de l'abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, 1912-2012.

By: Salvas OSB., Dom Rene.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Novalis.: 2012

Seller ID: 32062

ISBN: 2896464662

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 26.5 cm. (oblong).; 245 - (3) pp. Wine-red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. One gilt book mark ribbon set into the headband. Illustrated throughout with many archival photographs and with a 16 page centre section of full colour photographs. Having visited this monastery myself and partaking of the Eucharistic liturgy, the book with its text and photographs only hint at the true beauty, both outer and inner, of this piece of hallowed ground. Oh yes . . . condition . . . one small scuff on the front cover, otherwise fine. This edition is known ... View more info

Image for Edward Blake: The Man of the Other Way 1833-1881, Leader and Exile 1881-1912. Two volumes.

Edward Blake: The Man of the Other Way 1833-1881, Leader and Exile 1881-1912. Two volumes.

By: Schull, Joseph.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan: 1975

Seller ID: 18291

ISBN: 0770512178X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; Volume 1: Edward Blake,The Man of the Other Way 1833-1881 (ISBN 0770512178X - 1975). xi - 257 pp. Volume 2: Edward Blake, Leader and Exile 1881-1912. (ISBN 0770513255 - 1976). xi - 266 pp. Both are bound with a gloss black paper over boards and gilt lettering on spine. Both volumes have 16 pages of black and white photographs and reproductions on a coated paper along with smaller in-text illustrations. Both dust jackets show moderate shelf wear and scuffing. Previous owner's inked note (date) on the front free end paper of volume 1. View more info

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History of the Shea's and the Paths of Adventure.

By: Shea, Bert. (William Albert).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ontario., Self-published.:

Seller ID: 33286

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; (4) - 254 pp. No date or place of publication is given. A collection of true accounts and recollections set in the township of Watt in the district of Muskoka, Ontario. Illustrated with archival black and white photogrpahs. This book follows on after the author's previously published "History of the Shea's and the Birth of a Township". Previous owner's name with an inscription on the inside of the front cover. Mild wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

Image for Beyond the Third Option: Trade Policy in the 1990's. (John W. Holmes Lecture).

Beyond the Third Option: Trade Policy in the 1990's. (John W. Holmes Lecture).

By: Sinclair, Helen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Editions du Gref / Glendon College.: 1996

Seller ID: 27216

ISBN: 0921916493

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 65 - (7) pp. The text of the seventh annual John W. Holmes lecture given at Glendon College of York University on March 9, 1995. One appendix consisting of a short 2 page biography of John W. Holmes and followed by a 21 page bibliography of Holmes' works compiled by Gail Fraser. View more info

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Echoes of the Forest: Canada's Lumbering Story from Past to Present.

By: Soucie, Alan.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Bak Pak Productions.: (2008)

Seller ID: 32456

ISBN: 0981274307

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 27.5 x 21 cm.; 252 - (2) pp. First published in 2008, this is the sixth edition with no date given. Illustrated with many archival and contemporary black and white photographs with 6 or so pages of full colour photographs. Three page index of names, one page of bibliographic references and web based resources. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

Image for The Department of External Affairs and Canadian Autonomy, 1899-1939. (CHA Booklet No. 7). 2 copies.

The Department of External Affairs and Canadian Autonomy, 1899-1939. (CHA Booklet No. 7). 2 copies.

By: Soward, F. H.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1965 / 72

Seller ID: 33094

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 20 pp. White covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1953, one is the third printing from 1965 and the other is the fourth printing from 1972. Two page bibliographical note at the back. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers. The shipping cost for these small items will be reduced after they are ordered. Both copies are included. View more info

Image for The Undefended Border: The Myth and the Reality. (CHA Booklet No. 1).

The Undefended Border: The Myth and the Reality. (CHA Booklet No. 1).

By: Stacey, C. P.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1967

Seller ID: 33093

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 18 pp. White covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1953, this is the sixth printing. One page listing of related books and articles. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers and some soiling on the front cover. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

Image for The Strange Odyssey of Poland's National Treasures, 1939-1961.

The Strange Odyssey of Poland's National Treasures, 1939-1961.

By: Swoger, Gordon.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Dundurn Group.: 2004

Seller ID: 32192

ISBN: 1550025155

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 214 pp. Subtitled "A Polish-Canadian Story". To insure the safety of Poland's national treasures from the Nazis, many objects ended up in Canada. After the war, the two rival governments of the Communists in Poland and the wartime government in London vied for control of the treasures. It wasn't resolved until 1961. Maps, illustrations, photos, bibliography, footnotes. A clean, sturdy copy. View more info