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Helen's Story.

By: Pitts, Helen.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Combermere, Ontario,., Gone Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 23256

ISBN: 1926626648

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 107 pp. A self-published autobiography of Helen and Carl Pitts, founders of Hinterland Handcrafts and developers of Hinterland Beach on Lake Kaminiskeg in Renfrew County, Ontario. Lots of photos. A new, unread and unused book. View more info

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The Romance of Fitzroy Harbour.

By: Sadler, Fred.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Arnprior, Ontario., Privately published.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29218

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; (8) - 204 pp. An affectionate look at the "good old days" of a small Ottawa Valley (Ontario, Canada) community from its beginnings in the 1820's to the start of the 1930's by a school teacher interested in his Irish pioneering roots. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Light shelf wear to the covers and a scuff (label ghost) to the top fore corner of the front cover. View more info

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Roots and Wings. (St. Pauls's Anglican Church, Cobden, Ontario).

By: Somerville, Beth and Peggy McLeod. (editors).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cobden, Ontario., Privately published.: 1998

Seller ID: 28291

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 96 pp. A profusely illustrated and well documented history of the Anglican parish of St. Paul in Cobden, Ontario, a village in Renfrew County, Ontario; part of the Pembroke Deanery and the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. The church was officially founded in 1869 and built in 1884 as a mission church of Beachburg. Very minor wear to the cover edges, otherwise fine. View more info

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Harry History and Harry History Completed. Two volumes.

By: Stevenson, Harry.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Combermere, Ontario., Privately published.: (1984)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27924

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 27 x 20.5 cm; 219 pp for "Harry Histor" plus 46 pages for "Harry History Completed". A history from a very personal point of view, of one of the Madawaska Valley's more famous tourist operations, Stevenson's Lodge. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. I knew so many of these people who are now passed on but the stories and good decent lives that they lived are not forgotten. Both volumes show only mild shelf wear and light soil... View more info

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Pacific Extension, Ottawa - Lake Nipissing

By: Tasse, Wayne

Price: $27.00

Publisher: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29327

ISBN: 0969711417

Condition: Very Good+


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 39 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Self-published. The Building of the Canada Central Railway. Maps, photos, bibliograpy. Author signed on title page. Card stock covers. A clean, sturdy copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Broad Gauge in the Ottawa Valley, The Building of the Brockville and Ottawa Railway

By: Tasse, Wayne

Price: $27.00

Publisher: 1994

Seller ID: 29328

ISBN: 0969711409

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 39 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Self-published. Maps, photos, bibliograpy. Light soiling and minor wear on card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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North Shore Legacy, Life and Times of Ancestors in the 1800's.

By: Thompson, Grace

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Canada, 1993

Seller ID: 19073

ISBN: 0969724306

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 80 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. The story of a family in the Hull-Aylmer area of the Ottawa region. Some names and places - Edey cemetery, Moses Edey, James Finlayson Taylor, Philemon Wright, James Taylor, Betsy Edey, Aylmer, Quebec. Some photos. Light wear on paper wraps. View more info

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The Sloan Family Saga: Our Homes in the Valleys, 1795-1999.

By: Thompson, Grace Sloan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stittsville, Ontario., Privately published.: 1999

Seller ID: 26610

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 71 pp. Pale green wraps in a saddle stapled binding with black lettering and a b/w photogrpah on the front. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. From the author's introduction: ". . . my father's Sloan family were pioneers of the Ottawa/Quebec valleys of the Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers. . . . This recounts something of this Sloan family's story over the past 200 years, for the most part in Eastern Canada". View more info

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Nine Bells for a Man.

By: Unwin, Peter.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Simon & Pierre / Dundurn Group: 2000

Seller ID: 26816

ISBN: 0889242941

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 268 pp. A novelized retelling of the sinking of the Mayflower, an ugly duckling stern-wheel, paddle-ship that plied its trade in 1912 along the Madawaska River, a sinking that tragically cost a number of lives. Those that survived did so by clinging to the coffin of a dead man. A new and unread / unused book. View more info

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A Journey With A Father.

By: Waterston, Jessie.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Arnprior, Ontario., New Hope Centre: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12678

ISBN: 0969920407

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 72 pp. A personal family memoir of growing up in the Gatineau Hills, doing missionary work in Alberta and back to the Ottawa Valley. Tight and clean copy with author's signature on title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Ada's Treasures.

By: Wilson, Helen V.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Helen V. Wilson.: 1988

Seller ID: 25385

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 60 pp. Saddle stapled booklet. Some family history, memories, photos of the family of the sisters, Helen Wilson and Ada Younghusband. Ada lived in Dunrobin, Ontario. Names and places mentioned in here: Isaac Davis, Margaret Celina Dixon, Lakefield, Ottawa Valley, Wakefield, Quebec, Ruby and Tom Dolan, Frances Downey, Davis Family Reunion. A clean, sturdy booklet. View more info