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1 Johnson, Leo A History of Guelph, 1827-1927
Canada Guelph Historical Society 1977 096905940X / 9780969059400 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
096905940X 389 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. "This book attempts to provide answers to a number of questions: why did Guelph grow and develop when other centres such as Rockwood and Hespeler remained much smaller? Why, on the other hand, given the strenuous efforts of the business community to promote Guelph's growth, did it never achieve the size and dominant position to which its leaders aspired? What were the ideologies, strategies, and consequences of growth and the failure of dominance? Finally, what were the periods and nature of the development of Guelph's major social institutions and organizations. In a word, what I have tried to achieve is an outline of Guelph's development upon which other historians could build a broader and more refined understanding of Guelph's social history." - from Preface. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is partially sunned to spine. A quality copy. 
Price: 79.95 USD
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2 Johnson, Leo A History of the County of Ontario, 1615-1875
Whitby, ON, Canada Corporation of the County of Ontario 1973 0969099606 / 9780969099604 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
0969099606 386 pages including index. "Professor Johnson's well-documented synthesis covers the period from the trading Indians of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries through the late 1800s when the County of Ontario began to assume its modern-day profile. With fluid chronological organization he presents the elements, circumstances and events which contributed to our history of that era." - John A. Howden, Warden, County of Ontario, 1973. Book clean, bright, minimally worn and unmarked with the following exceptions: Prior owner's name and telephone number upon front endpaper. Gift greetings upon half-title page. Two drops of green paint in very top left corner of maroon front board. Dust jacket Brodart-protected and in very nice condition but for some wear at top of spine, one inch tear to top edge of front panel at spine and some rubbing to edges of back panel. Very nice copy. 
Price: 149.95 USD
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