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Image for The Canadian Catholic Historical Association; Study Sessions 1980.

The Canadian Catholic Historical Association; Study Sessions 1980.

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Historia Ecclesiae Catholicae Canadensis: 1980

Seller ID: 9027

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 15 x 23 cm.; 108 - 98 pp. Papers resented at the 47th Annual Meeting held in Montreal. Contents: 1 -"The Anderson Amendents: A Half Century Later" by Raymond Huel. 2 - "Dr. Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, His Early Years in Medicine, Montreal, 1823-1828" by Maureen Slatterly Durley. 3 - "The Irish Catholic Press in Toronto, 1874-1887" by Gerald J. Stortz. 4 - "The Sisters of Charity in Halifax - The Early and Middle Years" by Marianna O'Gallagher. 5 - "A Current Bibliog... View more info

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St. Mary's Parish, Lindsay, Ontario. 1859-1959, Centennial Volume. (Diocese of Peterborough).

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Lindsay, Ontario., St. Mary's Parish.: 1959

Seller ID: 32012

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; 140 pp. Padded blue vinyl over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on the front board. Published by the parish to commemorate the centennial of the parish. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Seven pages of parish lists and indices at the back followed by 37 pages of period advertising by the various sponsors and local businesses. The gilt on the front is quite dulled and the bottom fore corners of the boards are mildly bumpe... View more info

Image for Ottawa, The Capital of Canada, Illustrated: Photographic Views of the City of Ottawa.

Ottawa, The Capital of Canada, Illustrated: Photographic Views of the City of Ottawa.

By: N/A

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario / Grand Rapids, Michigan., Published for A.H. & S. J. Jarvis of Ottawa by James Bayne of Grand Rapids.:

Seller ID: 32025

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17.5 x 22.5 cm. (oblong); Unpaginated with 80 pages. Blue wraps with gilt lettering and a coloured side bar on the front. No date of publication is given but known to be the early 1900's (1903 to ~1913). Decorative blue string binding next to the glued spine as issued and the covers have a 3 mm yap on all open edges. Seventy-six of the pages are photographic plates with captions. One of the pages is a 2 page panoramic fold-out. The first 4 pages are the title page... View more info

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Louis 'David' Riel: Prophet of the New World.

By: ( James Bell, F. J. H. Merrill, Harlan Smith)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, University of Toronto Press: 1979

Seller ID: 18345

ISBN: 0887801188

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; ix - 216 pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First published by the University of Toronto Press in 1979, this is a reprint from the same year. Well indexed and annotated with bibliographical references. Previous owner's name stamped on the front free end paper and the title page. The dust jacket is edge worn on the top edge with small creases and one closed tear on the back at the top of 2 cm in length. Otherwise the ... View more info

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A Coat of Many Colours (Colors); Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada.

By: Abella, Irving.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10887

ISBN: 088619251X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 22.5 cm.; [10] - 248 pp.Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stated first edition. A history of the Jews in Canada illustrated with over 300 photographs. Published in conjunction with a touring exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Abella is one of Canada's leading authorities of Jewish life in Canada. Includes extensive list of sources and 6 page index. Slight fading / sunning on the top edges of the boards and dust jacket. View more info

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Aylmer Qu├ębec: Its Heritage - Son Patrimoine.

By: Aldred, Diane.

Price: $20.25

Publisher: Aylmer, Quebec., Aylmer Heritage Association.: 1989

Seller ID: 32020

ISBN: 0929114027

Condition: Very Good


4to - 25 x 18 cm.; viii - 228 pp. First published in 1977, this is the third edition. The text is bilingual and printed 2 columns per page with English in the right hand column and the correspondig French n the left hand column. The English to French translation is by Jean Bouchard. Profusely illustrated with black and white photogrpahs, reproductions and maps. One page bibliography, 1 page list of illustrations and credits, a comprehensive 22 page general index followed... View more info

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The Pearson Phenomenon.

By: Beal, John Robinson.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Longmans: 1964

Seller ID: 18423

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 210 pp. Red cloth with black lettering on spine. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. Previous owner's name stamped discreetly on the front paste down end paper and both the head and tail text block edges. The dust jacket is mildly worn on the edges with a closed tear of 3 cm and associated creases on the front panel at the spine head. View more info

Image for The Imperial Canadian: Vincent Massey in Office.

The Imperial Canadian: Vincent Massey in Office.

By: Bissell, Claude.

Price: $10.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press: 1986

Seller ID: 18328

ISBN: 0802056563

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xii - (24) - 361 pp. Dark blue/grey cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 23 pages of black and white photographs. Massey served as Canada's High Commissioner to London from 1935 to 1946 returning to Canada to serve as the Chancellor of the University of Toronto before being appointed Governor General, the first Canadian to be so appointed. (This volume follows Bissell's earlier book: "The Young Vincent Massey".) The book app... View more info

Image for Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney.

Right Honourable Men: The Descent of Canadian Politics from Macdonald to Mulroney.

By: Bliss, Michael

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Harper Collins.: 1995

Seller ID: 20632

ISBN: 000638062X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xvi - 336 pp. Profiles of ten Canadian Prime Ministers: John A. Macdonald, Wilfrid Laurier, Robert Borden, Arthur Meighen, Richard Bennett, Mackenzie King, John Diefenbaker, Lester Bowles Pearson, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Brian Mulroney. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. The covers show mild wear and scuffing, remainder dot of the tail edge of the text block.; Remainder View more info

Image for Pioneering in the West: Memories of His Life and Experiences in the West with the Franciscans.

Pioneering in the West: Memories of His Life and Experiences in the West with the Franciscans.

By: Boniface OFM., Father.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., Alverna Distributors / Evergreen Press.: 1957

Seller ID: 31591

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xiv - 277 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. The front paste down end paper is mapped with the missions noted. Fr. Boniface (born 1880) joined the Franciscans in 1902 entering the monastery novitiate in Amiens, France. Consecrated a priest in 1908 at the cathedral church in Quebec City, he left shortly afterwards for the "Golden West" serving mainly in that part of Alberta north of Edmonton and in the vicinity of the... View more info

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Careless At Work: Selected Canadian Historical Studies.

By: Careless, J. M. S.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Dundurn Press.: 1990

Seller ID: 9038

ISBN: 1550020676

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 359 pp. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and front board. Contents briefly: I - George Brown and His Times, 4 articles. II - The Metropolitan Approach, 4 articles. III - Cities and Regions 4 articles. IV - Other Themes, 4 articles. Seven page bibliography at the back. A sampling of Careless' historical studies from 1940's to the 1980's. Illustrated with 16 black and white photographs. View more info

Image for Brown of the Globe. Volume One: The Voice of Upper Canada, 1818-1859. Volume Two, Statesman of Confederation, 1860-1880. (Two volumes in slipcase).

Brown of the Globe. Volume One: The Voice of Upper Canada, 1818-1859. Volume Two, Statesman of Confederation, 1860-1880. (Two volumes in slipcase).

By: Careless, J. M. S.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1963

Seller ID: 27196

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; Volume One (the 1966 reprint): viii - 354 pp. Volume Two (1963): ix - 406 pp. Beige cloth over boards with brown lettering on spines and front boards. Illustrated end papers in both and twelve pages of illustrations (photographs and reproductions) in each volume. The spines of both are a tad darkened. Otherwise they are very clean with solid and tight bindings. Both dust jackets are unclipped and that for volume 2 has mild wear to the spine tips. As ... View more info

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Judicial Decisions on Denominational Schools.

By: Carter, Francis G. (editor).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ontario Separate School Trustee's Association: 1962

Seller ID: 10020

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14.5 cm.; xvi - 373 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Contents by section: Section I - Constitutional Guarantees to Denominational Schools: A - The British North America Act, Section 93. B - Cases Involving Constitutional Guarantees. Section II - Protestant and Coloured Separate Schools: A - The Separate Schools Act (Ontario) Part I) . B - Cases on Part I of the Separate Schools Act. Section II - Roman Catholic Separate Schools: A - ... View more info

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A Woman in a Man's World.

By: Casgrain, Therese F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McLelland and Stewart.: 1972

Seller ID: 25847

ISBN: 0771019157

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 192 pp. Gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the French, "Une femme chez les hommes", by Joyce Marshall. Foreword by Frank R. Scott. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The unclipped dust jacket is worn on the edges, more so on the head edge with a 4 cm closed tear at the spine crown. View more info

Image for Bancroft and District Old Home Week. August 6, 7, 8, 9, 1961. Historical Souvenir.

Bancroft and District Old Home Week. August 6, 7, 8, 9, 1961. Historical Souvenir.

By: Churcher, John L. (chairman of the committee).

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Bancroft, Ontario., Old Home Week Committe.: 1961

Seller ID: 31395

Condition: Good


8vo - 24.5 x 16.5 cm.; 128 pp. Yellow-orange wraps with green and black lettering. Well illustrated with many archival photographs and period advertising. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the first page and attachment remains on the blank verso of the last page. Mild wear and light soiling to the covers, else clean with a tight binding. View more info

Image for Trudeau and Our Times. Volume 1 - The Magnificent Obsession, Volume 2 - The Heroic Delusion.

Trudeau and Our Times. Volume 1 - The Magnificent Obsession, Volume 2 - The Heroic Delusion.

By: Clarkson, Stephen and Christina McCall.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18382

ISBN: 0771054149

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; Volume 1 (ISBN 0771054149): The Magnificent Obsession. 502 pp. 24 pages of black and white photographs. 20 page bibliography. Volume 2 (ISBN 0771054173): The Heroic Delusion. 588 pp. 30 page bibliography. Volume 2 is signed by Clarkson on the title page. Both volumes are bound in a black paper over boards with red gilt lettering on the spine. Both show very mild shelf wear and appear to have never been used. The unclipped dust jackets of both volum... View more info

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Laurier: His Life and World.

By: Clippingdale, Richard.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1979

Seller ID: 18294

ISBN: 0070823022

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 17.5 cm.; 224 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. One of the volumes in the McGraw-Hill series on Canadian Prime Ministers under the general editorship of W. Kaye Lamb. Illustrated with 20 colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs. Previous owner's name stamed on the front paste down end paper, else fine. The dust jacket shows moderate shelf wear and that to the jacket edges with small chips, nicks and creases with one... View more info

Image for Canada: The Struggle for Empire.

Canada: The Struggle for Empire.

By: Creighton, Luella Bruce.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1960

Seller ID: 30577

Condition: Good+


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 438 pp. Book One in Aldine History Series. First printing. View more info

Image for One Canada: Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker, The Tumultuous Years 1962 to 1967.

One Canada: Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker, The Tumultuous Years 1962 to 1967.

By: Diefenbaker, John G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Macmillan.: 1977

Seller ID: 27219

ISBN: 077051569X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; xxiii - 309 pp. Bright blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. This is volume 3 of John Diefenbaker's memoirs. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs from the period. Two appendices, List of Acts passed by Diefenbaker's government from 1957 to 1963 and the Declaration of Loyality of November 15 of 1966. Seven page general index. The book shows very mild shelf wear to the spine tips and the text block fore edge has s... View more info

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Signed black and white portrait photograph of John Diefenbaker.

By: Diefenbaker, John.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., 1977

Seller ID: 30475

Condition: Fine


17.5 x 12.5 cm; Signed and dated (1977) black and white portrait photograph of John Diefenbaker. The image size is 14.5 x 11.5 cm. Inscibed to a "Moran McMahon - with best wishes". Penciled note on back "66-1443. Dec. 1977". View more info