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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 Bibliography of Canadian Church History" by Brian F. Hogan, 6 - "Les fonctions intellestuelles de Saint-Hyacinthe a la veille de la ... 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 bumped, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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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, the publisher's statement and a 2 page introduction. The paper used is a high quality coated stock. The yapped edges are cr... View more info

Image for The Canadian Handbook and Tourist's Guide, 1867, Giving a Description of Canadian Lake and River Scenery and Places of Historical Interest with the Best Spots for Fishing and Shooting.

The Canadian Handbook and Tourist's Guide, 1867, Giving a Description of Canadian Lake and River Scenery and Places of Historical Interest with the Best Spots for Fishing and Shooting.

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Coles.: 1971

Seller ID: 33069

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 196, (20) pp. A facsimile edition Coles Canadiana Collection. Originally published in 1867 by M. Longmoore & Co. in Montreal. The guidebook covers areas of Quebec and Ontario with an Appendix listing different animals and birds; the last set of pages are old advertisements. Minor damage to upper corner otherwise a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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The Ontario Historical Studies Series / L'Ontario Historical Studies Series.

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press / McClelland & Stewart.: 1993

Seller ID: 33116

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 60 pages. A booklet listing all of the publications available from either of the publishers in this series with order forms at the back. Bilingual with French on the verso (left hand pge) and English on the recto (right hand page). An as-new and unused book. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. 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 book appears to have been used very little if at all. 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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The Canadian Labour Movement, 1902-1960. (CHA Booklet No.28).

By: Abella, Irving.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Canadian Historical Association.: 1975

Seller ID: 33099

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 28 pp. Red covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. One page listing of suggested readings 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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Aylmer Québec: 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 in the left hand column. The English to French translation is by Jean Bouchard. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, reproductions and maps. One page bibliography, 1 page list of illustrations and credits, a comprehensive 22 page general index followed by a 2 page index of streets. Minor wear to the cover edges, otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

Image for Sketches to Remember of Peterborough and District (Before 2000).

Sketches to Remember of Peterborough and District (Before 2000).

By: Arnold, Ed and George Elliott.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario., 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 32991

ISBN: 09685187

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 28 cm.; 201 pp. Paste down on title page states this is book number 1669 of 2000 printed and carries the signatures of both author and illustrator. Each sketch is accompanied by a full page history of the building pictured. Bibliography, index. Arnold was the managing editor of the Peterborough Examiner and Elliott a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. Very minor wear on card stock cover; a clean, sturdy volume. ; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

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Curing Tuberculosis in Muskoka, Canada's First Sanatoria.

By: Baston, Andrea.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Old Stone Books.: 2013

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33317

ISBN: 0992090318

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 26.5 cm.; 240 pp. Canada's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built by Sir William Gage in Gravenhurst, Ontario, after being turned down by the City of Toronto. Illustrated with many photos and stories, this is the history of a much-needed institution. Bibliography, index. Signed by author on half-title page. Minor wear on card stock cover; a clean, sturdy copy. ; Signed by Author 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

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Drifting Home.

By: Berton, Pierre.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32669

ISBN: 0771011954

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 4.5 cm.; 174 pp. Berton's account of a family rafting trip down the Yukon River, following, in part, in the footsteps of his father, one of the thousands of gold-seekers in 1898. Mapped endpapers, 24 pp. of photos, Signed and dated by Pierre Berton with a short inscription on the title page. Cloth-covered boards have a small ding on the top, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. Dust jacket has light edgewear with some rubbing. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Un Canadien Errant . . . lettres parisiennes - croquis canadiens. Chroniques, voyages et fantaisies.

Un Canadien Errant . . . lettres parisiennes - croquis canadiens. Chroniques, voyages et fantaisies.

By: Bilodeau, Ernest.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Quebec., L'Action Sociale Limitee.: 1915

Seller ID: 32501

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 251 pp. The text is in French. Blue cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. Preface by M. l'abbé Thellier de Poncheville. Illustrated with 5 black and white plates. The front free end paper has been removed. Minor wear to the spine tips and fore corners of the boards and the text block edges are darkened with some sufrace foxing. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. 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 appears to have never been used while the dust jacket shows mild wear along the top edge. 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

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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 North Saskatchewan River. Illustrated with many black and white photographs with a short chronology of the development of th... View more info

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Early Days in Muskoka.

By: Boyer, George W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bracebridge, Ontario., Herald-Gazette Press.: 1970

Seller ID: 33316

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 161 pp. Described on title page as "A Story about the Settlement of Communities in the Free Grant Lands and of Pioneer Life in Muskoka." Boyer starts his history talking about Indian settlements, then focuses on particular townships - Morrison, Gravenhurst, Muskoka, Draper, Macaulay, Monck, Watt, Windermere, Stephenson, Port Sydney, Huntsville, Chffey, Stisted, Sinclair, Franklin, Ridout, Brunel, Medora, Wood, Port Carling, Bala, Ryde, Oakley, Parry Sound. Then follows chapters on paricular events including Lord Dufferin's visit. A clean, sturdy copy with only a... View more info

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Canada and the Russian Revolution.

By: Buck, Tim.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Progress Books.: 1967

Seller ID: 32407

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 98 pp. Subtitle reads - The impact of the world's first socialist revolution on labor and politics in Canada. Timothy Buck (1891-1973) was a founding member of the Workers' Party of Canada which later became the Communist Party of Canada; Buck served as its general secretary for many years. Light wear on cover; a clean, sturdy copy. View more info

Image for Guy Carleton: Lord Dorchester, 1724-1808 (revisd edition). (CHA Booklet No. 5). 2 copies.

Guy Carleton: Lord Dorchester, 1724-1808 (revisd edition). (CHA Booklet No. 5). 2 copies.

By: Burt, A. L.

Price: $4.50

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

Seller ID: 33097

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 20 pp. Blue covers with black lettering in a saddle stapled binding. First published in 1955, this is the fifth printing. One page bibliographical note (short) at the back. Very minor wear to the edges of the covers and a sticker stain on the front of both. The shipping cost for these small items will be reduced after they are ordered. Both copies are included. View more info