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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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Camp Northway, Algonquin Park, Canada, The First One Hundred Years.

By: Prewitt, Brookes (editor).

Price: $27.00

Seller ID: 32049

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 11.5 cm.; 264 pp. Introduction by Prewitt, Camp Director, 2006. Founded in 1906, this book was put together for its centennial celebration in 2005. Contents: Centennial Events; Life at Northway (collection of memories with emphasis on the early years); Directors' Stories (Fanny L. Case, Ann Russe Prewitt, Brookes Prewitt); Campers and Staff Lists. Northway is the oldest girls summer camp in Canada. Spine has a user crease; a clean, sturdy volume. View more info

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In Search of Owen Roblin.

By: Purdy, Al.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland and Stewart.: 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32398

ISBN: 0771072023

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


4to - 27 x 22 cm.; Unpaginated. Poem by Canadian poet, Al Purdy, illustrated with b/w photographs by Bob Waller. Initially, Purdy talks about his grandfather, Ridley Neville Purdy, who worked as a lumberjack in Upper Canada along the Opeongo Line. Later he explores the history around Ameliasburg and Roblin Lake where he moves in 1957. All this in a rambling long poem. Tan paper covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Some shelf-wear and bumped corners on boards which have a slight bow to them; light soiling on text block edges; front free endpaper has a book plate of former owner and Purdy's... View more info

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Carlow Township: Before the Memories Fade.

By: Reynolds, Nila. (editor).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Boulter, Ontario., Senior Citizens of Carlow Township.: 2003

Seller ID: 32646

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (16) - 151 pp. Brown cloth with a faux leather finish and gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. No dust jacket as issued. Township map on back end papers. First published in 1977, this is the third revised printing. A history of one of the "rough and rugged" sections of Ontario written by a group of dedicated men and women who helped live much of what is written about and relate the stories with much humour and charm. Very well edited and profusely illustrated with many period black and white photographs. An as-new and unread book. A clear and removable ar... View more info

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Carlow Township: Before the Memories Fade.

By: Reynolds, Nila. (editor).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Boulter, Ontario., Senior Citizens of Carlow Township.: 2003

Seller ID: 32647

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (16) - 151 pp. Brown cloth with a faux leather finish and gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. No dust jacket as issued. Township map on back end papers. First published in 1977, this is the third revised printing. A history of one of the "rough and rugged" sections of Ontario written by a group of dedicated men and women who helped live much of what is written about and relate the stories with much humour and charm. Very well edited and profusely illustrated with many period black and white photographs. An as-new and unread book. A clear and removable ar... View more info

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A Boy from Burnstown: My Life's Story.

By: Richardson, George.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ontario., Privately published.: 1998

Seller ID: 32433

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; (6) - 324 - (2) pp. Bound with a black plastic coil in card stock covers with mylar overlays. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Born on a farm outside of Burnstown in Renfrew County, Richardson served as a United Church minister, eventually retiring in Perth, Ontario. Signed by the author on the title page. The clear mylar sheets are scuffed a tad and show some yellowing with age. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Waltham, A Gem in Pontiac County.

By: Ryan, Betty.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario., General Store Publishing House.: 2009

Seller ID: 32448

ISBN: 189750814X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 21.5 cm.; 164 pp. Written to celebrate the 150th anniversary of this village in the Pontiac County, Quebec, it is full of historical and genealogical information as well as lots of photos and a bibliography. Whole chapters on the Pontiac Pacific Junction Railway and the Pembroke Electric Light Company. A clean, sturdy copy. 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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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

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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 soiling. The first volume, "Harry History" is signed, with an inscription, by the author on the inside of the front cover... 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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Combermere: A Landscape Changed Forever, August 2, 2006.

By: Waddington, Kent. Terry Fleurie, Gerald Tracey, Debbi Christinck

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Eganville, Ontario., Eganville Leader Publishing.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32896

ISBN: 0973119810

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 25 cm.; 151 pp. A photo documentary of the aftermath of the two F-2 tornadoes that ripped through Combermere, Ontario on the evening of August 2nd of 2006. Illustrated with 100+ colour photographs taken by Waddington, Fleurie and Tracey all printed on a high quality coated stock. Combermere is where we live and the memories of that night plus the weeks that followed will soften over time I s'pose though this book did bring so much of it back. The wind howled and sky rumbled like a freight train as solid sheets of water beat against anything that was standing. Uprooted and snapped-of... View more info

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Cobden, Then and Now, 1849-1989.

By: Wallace, George A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario., Juniper Books: 1989

Seller ID: 32940

ISBN: 0919137202

Condition: Very Good


188 pp. Starting with the story of Champlain's astrolabe, Wallace relates the history of the village of Cobden, just South of Pembroke, in the Ottawa Valley. Photos, index. Some light wear on card stock cover, small tear on first page, otherwise, a sturdy copy with a clean text. View more info

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A Journey With A Father.

By: Waterston, Jessie.

Price: $9.00

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