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Brandon : A Prospect of a City

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Brandon, MB, Canada, City of Brandon: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72207871

ISBN: 0920436072

Condition: Good


0920436072 207 pages. Profusely illustrated with over 400 black and white photographic reproductions and sketches. Circa 1982. Presents a 100 year guided tour of Brandon from the days of bald prairie and buffalo wallows to the present-day picturesque city on the banks of the Assiniboine. Book only lightly worn with bright gilt lettering upon green cloth. Some cigarette odour. Hackett (2) 359. View more info

Changing Lives: Women and the Northern Ontario Experience

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72609482

ISBN: 1550022393

Condition: Very Good


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

Antisemitism in Canada: History and Interpretation (Carleton Women's Experience)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72609520

ISBN: 0889202214

Condition: Good


0889202214 304 pages including index. The first collection of scholarly essays to treat the topic of antisemitism in Canada, a complete history of which has yet to be written. Eleven leading thinkers in the field examine this topic from the colonial era to the present day, in essays which reflect the saga of the nation itself. The history of the Jewish community, its struggles and its fortunes, is mirrored in the wider history of Canada, from Confederation to the pres... View more info

Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 16801339

ISBN: 0195412915

Condition: Fair


0195412915 498 pages. Features key developments in Canadian history while at the same time highlighting the distinctive texture of women's experiences, identities, and aspirations. A decidedly non-traditional reconstruction of Canadian history. Above average wear and soiling. Minimal markings. Binding mildly twisted but intact. Well used but remains a decent working copy. 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

ISBN: 0889622361

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0195402502

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0889321124

Condition: Very Good


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

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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: $395.00

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

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16703258

ISBN: 0889254982

Condition: Very Good


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: $299.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16703262

ISBN: 0889253358

Condition: Fine


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." - front flyleaf. Very light wear and soiling to exterior. Contents clean and ... 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

ISBN: 0919214487

Condition: Fair


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

ISBN: 067088295X

Condition: Fine


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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Interpreting Canada's Past: Volume II: Post-Confederation

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 125A7563

ISBN: 0195409477

Condition: Good


0195409477 721 pages. Clean and umarked with moderate wear at the corners. Binding tight. Sound working copy. 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

ISBN: 0458967904

Condition: Very Good


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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The History of Armstrong, British Columbia - The First Hundred Years

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Coliumbia, Publisher Not Stated: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647A8659

ISBN: B00IGMJB5O

Condition: Good


B00IGMJB5O 230 pages. Circa late 1960s. Some black and white illustrations. Average wear. Unmarked. One-inch opening at top of backstrip. Binding intact. Sound copy. 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

ISBN: 0969198302

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0919537456

Condition: Very Good


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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Glimpses of Osgoode (Ontario, Canada) Township: 150 Years, 1827-1977

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Vernon, Ontario, Osgoode Township Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9574

ISBN: B00U86BZ82

Condition: Good


B00U86BZ82 52 pages. Loaded with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos supplemented with informative text. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this informative local history. View more info

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Gouzenko Transcripts

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Breakthrough Pub Co: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 649A0029

ISBN: 0888790694

Condition: Fair


0888790694 346 pages. Circa 1980s. "The editors sifted through 6,000 pages of the original Royal Commission report to produce this fascinating insight into the nature of espionage and the motives that led respected Canadians to betray their country's oath of secrecy. Reveals the full extent of Igor Gouzenko's testimony, and radically alters the existing information and opinions about the trial and about Gouzenko from previous books." - from back cover. Usual... 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

ISBN: 0195408608

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0919213936

Condition: Very Good


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