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Changing Lives: Women and the Northern Ontario Experience

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72609482


1550022393 362 pages. "The Northern Ontario we know has been changed and influenced in part by dynamic and vigorous women. This collection gives us the valuable historical account of those pioneering women and also provides a picture of the activities of contemporary women as they work for change." - Patrician Hennessy. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Some curling to covers. Nice copy in glossy covers. View more info

Look at the Record: An Album of Toronto's Lyric Theatres 1825-1984

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Oakville, ON, Canada, Mosaic Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24801801


0889622361 298 pages. "Toronto is the home of a superb opera company, and the place where a number of the world's greatest singers have received their training: this much we more or less know. What we have forgotten is that lyric theartre has always been a central part of our culture, as the archivist of the Canadian Opera Company shows us in the hundreds of fascinating bits of evidence she has assembled in this album. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Fa... View more info

The Canadian Worker in the 20th Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press, Canada: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41502260


0195402502 Minor quantity of markings. An anthology largely consisting of eyewitness accounts of - and often by - the working men, women, and children of Canada. Lean to spine. Average wear. Good working copy. View more info

Lakefield College School: The first 100 years

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Pagurian Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42103169


0889321124 240 pages. Commemorates the centennial in a fascinating visual history of the school. Lovingly illustrated in black and white with hundreds of photographs and reminiscences. Prior owner's name atop front endpaper else clean and unmarked with very light wear overall. Excellent copy. View more info

Sintaluta 1880-1984 / Tales of the Red Fox: Assiniboine Reserve, Town of Sintaluta, Districts of Allindale, Durham, Blackwood, Red Fox, and Spring Coulee

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Sintaluta, Saskatchewan, Sintaluta & District History Book Committee: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16703258


0889254982 846 pages. The story of those people who at one time or another lived in Sintaluta and its districts, thereby contributing to its history from the early days to the present. Black and white illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Very large multi-page fold-out at page 116 documents tombstones in the Sintaluta cemetery. This fold out bears a closed tear and handwritten instructions for how to open it. No other markings. Light wear overall. Illu... View more info

Harris: Heritage and Homage

By: N/A

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Harris, Saskatchewan, Harris History Book Committee: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16703262


0889253358 634 pages. Presents the history of the small Saskatchewan community of Harris and area. Attractively decorated maroon cloth-covered boards. Extensive black and white illustrations. "Pays tribute to and acknowledges respect to that which has been inherited from our pioneers, and those who have continued to step with time in making Harris and District what we are today." - from front flyleaf. Very light wear and soiling to exterior. Contents clean... View more info

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Activity Book (Vol. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15604973


0919214487 44 pages. Featuring South-East Alberta. Black and white illustrations. Usual library markings. Average wear. Sound working copy. View more info

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Canada in the Fifties: From the Archives of Maclean's

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Viking Pr: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 122A5463


067088295X 382 pages. "A remarkable portrait of the people, politics and places that jade the era irresistibly memorable." - from dust jacket. Beautiful clean unmarked copy with slightest signs of handling to dust jacket. Gift quality. View more info

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Debrett's Illustrated Guide to the Canadian Establishment

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Facts on File: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 125A7657


0458967904 408 pages. Signed by Peter C. Newman atop page 5. "A sometimes amusing, always informative portrait in text and photographs of Canada's trendsetters in business, politics, and the arts... Presents the first pictorial record of the people in Canada's past and present who have shaped this country into what it is - and isn't." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Only defect is minimal moisture exposure to bottom edge of a few latter p... View more info

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Old Glenora *Numbered Copy from Limited Edition*

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, The Old Glenora Historical Society: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition of 750 Copies

Seller ID: 115A9468


0969198302 87 pages. Copy number 142 of 750. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. "Spanning several decades and illustrated with numerous historical photographs, Old Glenora is an exceptional collaborative achievement by area residents, and provides a significant contribution to the history of Edmonton." - from dust jacket. Map endpapers. Very light wear to clean and unmarked book. Average wear to dust jacket which is preserved in a glossy ne... View more info

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Land of Plenty: A History of Comox District

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Campbell River, BC, Ptarmigan Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327A9475


0919537456 464 pages. Bilbiography. Index. Black and white illustrations. Signed by all four authors upon front free endpaper. "The people of the District came from almost every country in the world, attracted by jobs and by the natural and manmade amenities available to them. Some remained to raise many generations, others came for brief periods. All left their imprint in the Land of Plenty." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light... View more info

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Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 105A0411


0195408608 262 pages. Index. Reference notes. "A collection of essays meant to bridge the distance and the language barriers that separate Canadian research on Japan from Japanese scholarship on Canada." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Echoes of the past: A history of Lintlaw and district

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Canada, The Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 628A0650


0919213936 355 pages. Circa 1977. Map endpapers. Abundant black and white archival illustrations. Topics include: Rural Municipality of Hazel Dell No. 335; Family histories; Western Construction; Town stories; Churches; Schools; Reminiscences; Interesting Documents; Dominion Telegraph. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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FRONTIER TO FREEWAY

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Unknown: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 323A0670


0772604290 48 pages. Circa 1993. Loaded with great black and white photos of B.C.'s amazing highway infrastructure, past and present. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Patients First : The Story of Family Medicine in Canada

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Key Porter Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 717A1883


1552636054 112 pages. "Looks at the trials, tribulations and triumphs of family medicine over the last fifty years." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Noticias de Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, D&M Publishers Incorporated: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 325A2070


0888947267 142 pages. Index, bibliography. Black and white plates. Text in English. "Mozino was official 'botanist-naturalist on an expedition of Juan Francisco do la Bodega y Quadra, sent to investigate the Spanish 'Limits to the North of California' in 1792 and to represent his nation in a vital confrontation with the English. Nootka Sound, a sheltered inlet on Vancouver Island, was the focal point of this excitement." - from back cover. Clean, bright and... View more info

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Canadian Working Class History

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Scholars Pr: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 168A3953


155130144X 763 pages. "Draws upon international intellectual currents and a range of political traditions, including liberal, social democratic and Marxist... Provides a sample of the best in this recent scholarship" - from back cover. Average wear. Binding sound. Moderate quantity of high-lighting. A quality working copy of this hefty volume. View more info

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Vanderhoof. The Town That Wouldn't Wait

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Nechako Valley Historical Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 752A4793


0889250324 211 pages including index and a wealth of black and white illustrations. The history of Vanderhoof, British Columbia. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Binding intact. Above-average wear. A sound reference copy. View more info

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Hounours and Awards - Canadian Naval Forces: World War II

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Project Gallantry: 1986

Edition: Numbered Copy

Seller ID: 118A4695


0969267908 Copy #108 of only 500 issued. Over 600 pages. Also includes civilian awards. Some markings to contents. Average external wear. Binding sound. A quality copy of this excellent reference. View more info

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We Interrupt This Program: The News Broadcasts that Kept Us Tuned In (Book & CDs)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Winding Stair Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 217C5838


1553663004 172 pages. Index. Documents in text, photo and sound, forty-two events in history that unite Canadians. Examples include: Canada enters the war on Germany; Man Walks on the Moon; Parti Quebecois wins the Quebec Election; Montreal Massacre; Air India Bombing. "Two CDs include broadcasts from these important and moving events in the history of our country and of the world." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear... View more info