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Image for St. Francis De Sales Parish: Latchford Bridge, 100th Anniversary 1903-2003.

St. Francis De Sales Parish: Latchford Bridge, 100th Anniversary 1903-2003.

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Renfrew County, Ontario., St. Francis De Sales Parish: 2003

Seller ID: 11973

ISBN: 097335190X

Condition: Fine


27.5 cm x 21.5 cm; 165 pp. A history of a small rural parish in the Ottawa Valley, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada. Located on the banks of the Madawaska River, this parish was served by priests of the Pembroke Diocese, priests of the Madonna House Apostolate (which is located near Latchford Bridge), Sisters of St. Joseph. This book also includes short histories of the families that make up the parish. Most of the information came from personal interviews. Lots of photos... 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... View more info

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A Ten Year History of Valley Manor, Barry's Bay, Ontario. 1978 to 1988.

By: Allison CSJ., Eileen. (editor).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Pembroke, Ontario., Privately published.: 1988

Seller ID: 30351

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; (4) - 52 pp. Full colour photographic wraps. Profusely illustrated with many well-captioned black and white photographs. Minor wear and light soiling to the wraps, else near fine. View more info

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Destination Algonquin Park: Tracks to Cache Lake and the Highland Inn.

By: Beauprie, Donald J.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario., General Store Publishing House.: 2011

Seller ID: 32026

ISBN: 1926962117

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 23 cm.; xii - 289 pp. From the back cover: ". . . Don Beauprie relates the history of a thriving part of Algonquin Park where people once lived or vacationed in grand inns or at camps and cottages, and where he spent much of his life. His book begins with J. R. Booth's railway, which led to the development of tourism and the Highland Inn, and concludes with tales about the settlement of Cache Lake and its characters." Two appendices: "Early Railways in Ontario... View more info

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Sacred Space and Structural Style: The Embodiment of Socio-religious Ideology.

By: Bennett, Vicki.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., University of Ottawa Press.: 1997

Seller ID: 29188

ISBN: 0776604406

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 334 pp. Volume 7 in the "Religions and Beliefs Series" from this publisher. The book began as the author's doctoral dissertation and has now been published in this form. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and a full page location map of the Lower Ottawa Valley. Extenisve footnotes following each chapter, 3 appendices - "Architectural Inventory", "Chronological Listing of Churches", and "Nineteenth-Century Plac... View more info

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Sto Lat: One Hundred Years of Faith at St. Hedwig's Parish.

By: Blank, Joshua C. with Angela Lorbetskie and Theresa Prince

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Barry's Bay, Ontario., St. Hedwig's Parish.: 2014

Seller ID: 31542

ISBN: 0993749917

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; viii - 350 pp. A history of the religious and social life of this Catholic Ottawa Valley parish in Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada. With over 175 family entries and 650 photos, it is a valuable resource for family genealogies and local history. Many of the families are of Polish origin. Very minor wear to the bottom fore corners of the front and back covers. View more info

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Deep Green Road.

By: Cameron, Thelma.

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Carleton Place, Ontario., Crystal Rock Art Room: 2003

Seller ID: 14486

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; x - 242 pp. From the back cover: "Self taught artist and writer Thelma Cameron paints a vivid word picture of life in Hawkesbury, Cornwall and Winchester during the first half of this century (1900's), The Deep Green Road chronicles Thelma's adventures and misadventures as she grows from childhood to young womanhood. Liberally illustrated throughout the book are photos to help us relate to her family, friends and neighbours. Also her visual anecdotes... View more info

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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

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Hail Mary Heaven Sent.

By: Cosentino, Frank.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Eganville, Ontario., Seff published.: 2006

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14939

ISBN: 1411665287

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 232 pp. Self-published novel printed by Lulu Press. Set in the Cold War era, this fast-paced story brings together espionage, the Olympics, and Our Lady of Fatima - a Catholic thriller. Cosentino is remembered as a CFL quarterback winning two Grey Cups for the Hamilton Tiger Cats; he also has four university degrees and has authored twelve books. A new copy. Signed by Cosentino on title page.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Last Rose of Summer. (an autobiography).

By: Dittburner, Ruth.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Renfrew County., Privately Published.:

Seller ID: 31097

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; (6) - 88 pp. Ruth was born and raised in Renfrew County and lived and worked in many of the towns and villages that make up the county. No date of publication is given though known to in the 1980's. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, otherwise very clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Lisgar Collegiate Institute: 1843 - 1993.

By: Finnigan, Joan.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Lisgar Alumni Association: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22980

ISBN: 096972540X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


4to - 29.5 x 23.5 cm.; [4] - 313 pp. Dark blue buckram with silver gilt school crest stamped on front cover. Signed ("Written and edited by Joan Finnigan") on title page. Tail edges of boards have very minor bumps. DJ (in Brodart) has 1" closed tear on back tail edge with some creasing, back panel of same has some scuffing. Not your usual high school year book - this is a real labour of love. Joan traces the school's history from inception to the present day ... View more info

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Tallying the Tales of the Old-Timers.

By: Finnigan, Joan.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario., General Store Publishing.: 1998

Seller ID: 28115

ISBN: 189618295X

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23.5 x 21.5 cm.; xvi - 270 pp. This was Joan's fifth book on the oral/social history of the Ottawa Valley and in it she has collected 21 stories from the old-timers. Well illustrated with many archival photographs and 2 maps, one showing a linguistic survey of the valley and the second one showing the watershed or catchment area of the Ottawa River. A trace of wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding and having the appearance of being used very litt... View more info

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Perseverance, Pranks & Pride: Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse.

By: Forbes, Joy V. C.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Kanata, Ontario., Joyful Creations.: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30016

ISBN: 0986661902

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 211 pp. Joy Forbes recounts tales of the one room schoolhouse in the Ottawa Valley. Well illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Three page bibliography, 4, page index of schools and an 11 page index of names. Very mild wear to the cover edges, previous owner's name on the first (title) page and also signed by the author on the same page.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Living and Chosen Stones: History of Saint Patrick's Basilica and Parish, 1855-1995.

Living and Chosen Stones: History of Saint Patrick's Basilica and Parish, 1855-1995.

By: Geraghty, Brian V.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Saint Patrick's Basilica Corporation.: 1995

Seller ID: 30489

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; xvi - 190 - (2) pp. Published in conjunction with St. Patrick's being proclaimed a basilica on March 17, 1995. Three appendices and a 3 page bibliography. Well illustrated with many archival black and white photographs and reproductions and 28 pages of colour photographs. The book appears as-new and unused while the dust jacket has very minor wear to the head edge of the front panel. View more info

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U Zrodel Mocy.

By: Grzondziel, Ks. Jan Rafal.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Jerozolima, W Ramach Biblioteczki Skauta Nr. 8: 1944

Seller ID: 30558

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


12mo - 17.5 x 12 cm.; 78 pp. The text is in Polish. Approbations present. Grzondziel (1912-1998) was chaplain of the Polish Second Army Corps at the battle of Monte Cassino, later immigrated to Canada and in Wilno, Ontario built the Catholic Youth Centre for the Kaszuby scouts. Here he was known as Father Ignacy. Paper wraps are a plain blue card stock with a light weight paper dust jacket with black lettering. Moderate edgewear and light soiling on the cover. The first ... View more info

Image for Nexus, Being the Seventh Volume and the Issue of 1936 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

Nexus, Being the Seventh Volume and the Issue of 1936 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By: Hope, Barbara (editor)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Pembroke, Ontario, Canada,

Seller ID: 24321

Condition: Good


4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; v - 58 pp. The 1936 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Lots of signatures of fellow students and school staff; owner of this volume was Gertrude Choppin. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society and rifle team, many ads from local business community. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages but all is intact and... View more info

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Planted by Flowing Water: The Diocese of Ottawa, 1847-1997.

By: Hurtubise, Pierre with Mark G. McGowan and Pierre Savard.

Price: $20.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 1998

Seller ID: 27846

ISBN: 2890889785

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 232 pp. A thorough and complete history of the diocese of Ottawa. Profusely illustrated with both colour and black and white photographs. After the 48 page introductory section, the history for each of the parishes in the diocese is given followed by a concluding section on Catholic Action. Printed two columns per page. Full colour glossy covers. View more info

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Planted by Flowing Water: The Diocese of Ottawa, 1847-1997.

By: Hurtubise, Pierre with Mark G. McGowan and Pierre Savard.

Price: $16.65

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 1998

Seller ID: 31991

ISBN: 2890889785

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 232 pp. A thorough and complete history of the diocese of Ottawa. Profusely illustrated with both colour and black and white photographs. After the 48 page introductory section, the history for each of the parishes in the diocese is given followed by a concluding section on Catholic Action. Printed two columns per page. Full colour glossy covers. One leaf (pages 153/154) has been bound a tad off and the lower edge of that leaf is proud on the text bl... View more info

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History Boulter Gospel Chapel, 1902-2002.

By: Jenkins, Gwendolyn C. (Gwen).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Bancroft, Ontario., Privately published: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17027

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [2] - 42 pp. White card photographic covers in a plastic comb binding. Boulter, in Carlow Township, is a small village in the north end of Hastings County in the province of Ontario. Gwen documents the rekigious history of the Carlow/Mayo Townships area along with period and more recent black and white photographs. Two small stains on the front cover, otherwise 'tis near fine. Signed and dated by the author on the inside of the front cover.; Signed ... View more info

Image for The Best of Several Worlds: The Life and Times of Wesley Johnston.

The Best of Several Worlds: The Life and Times of Wesley Johnston.

By: Johnston, Wesley.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario., Guardian Books.: 2001

Seller ID: 17032

ISBN: 1-553062825

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 191 pp. Autobiography, with photographs, of an Ottawa Valley boy born in 1927 in Foresters Falls. Light soiling, light wear on covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info