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EACH MORNING BRIGHT. 160 Years of Selected Reading from the Ottawa Citizen 1845-2005

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ontario, ON, Canada, n/a: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G2509

ISBN: 0969890885

Condition: Fine


0969890885 460 pages. Index. Map endpapers. "In this very special collection of excerpts from the finest journalism produced by the Ottawa Citizen over 160 years, you will be taken on a journey from 1845 to the present day, from the flowery prose of the earliest editions, to the leaner writing of modern times. Illustrations, editorials, feature stories and advertisements will bring back fond memories, broaden understanding of Ottawa's roots and provide plenty of food for thought and fodder for conversation." - from dust jacket. Numerous reproductions of illustrations, primarily in... View more info

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Ottawa Old & New

By: Brault, Lucien

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Ottawa Historical Information Institute: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 168A4750

Condition: Fair


349 pages. Fold-out map. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Somewhat above-average wear. Spine slant. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this interesting and informative work. View more info

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The City Beyond: A History of Nepean, Birthplace of Canada's Capital 1792-1990

By: Elliott, Bruce S.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Nepean, ON, City of Nepean: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142G0258

ISBN: 1550362585

Condition: Fine


1550362585 461 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white illustrations. "... An instructive exploration of suburban growth, tracing the evolving perspective of a rural municipality that survived repeated annexations to become a city in its own right." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

Some of the stories I told you were true

By: Finnigan, Joan

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Deneau: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41501951

ISBN: 088879066X

Condition: Very Good


088879066X 289 pages including index and black and white illustrations. Two hundred years of life in the Ottawa Valley, colourfully told and lavishly illustrated. Here, in the words of hte men and women who have lived or remembered them, are the remarkable stories which make up the history of Canada's Ottawa Valley. A rich oral history with a wonderful collection of original photos. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. Very nice copy. View more info

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Legacies, Legends & Lies

By: Finnigan, Joan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Deneau Publishers & Company, Limited: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 125A7074

ISBN: 0888791208

Condition: Good


0888791208 162 pages. "The raciest, raunchiest, most irreverent yarns and characters ever assembled... A genuine feast of Canadian folk humour." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Quality copy. View more info

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Railroad recollections

By: Heels, Charles H

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Bloomfield, Ontario, Museum Restoration Service: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533H4305

ISBN: 0888550030

Condition: Very Good


0888550030 Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. [4], 110 pages. Index. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with sepia-tone reproductions of archival photos. "Charles Heels worked for the railways from 1912 until his retirement in 1960. Over the years he collected and recorded the history of his vocation. From early in the twentieth century he collected and took photographs related to his special field. The result is that the only copy of many of the photographs of the early days of railroading in Canada have been preserved in his collection. This book illustrat... View more info

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All about Ontario desks

By: Ingolfsrud, Elizabeth

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, House of Grant (Canada): 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24404549

ISBN: 0460900854

Condition: Very Good


0460900854 79 pages including glossary and numerous black and white illustrations. An accurate, easy-to-read guide to Ontario antique desks. A must for students, owners, and collectors. Author served as collector for the History Division of the National Museum of Man in Ottawa. Light wear and rubbing to covers. Contents clean and unmarked. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, December 1, 1928 *A.J. Casson Cover Art*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C7692

Condition: Good


92 pages. Lovely A.J. Casson painting of a bustling winter street on front cover Features: Great vintage photo ad for the New International "Special Delivery" Truck; Cream of Wheat ad claims it keeps pupils more alert; When Men Kill for Whisky - Millionaire Carling Breweries Executive Sam Low of Walkerville, Ontario was kidnapped by Gangsters for a $35k ransom - great photo-illustrated article about rum-running between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit; Brummagen Love, by Thelma Rudge; What I Learned from Europe, by Ontario Premier G. Howard Ferguson; Ottawa-Vancouver in 32 Hours - The St... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, September 15, 1954 - Col. R.S. McLaughlin

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean-Hunter: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 844G0480

ISBN: B00NXGKTZY

Condition: Good


B00NXGKTZY 108 pages. Features: Two-page Chrysler black and white photo ad shows their vehicles being torture-tested; My Eighty Years on Wheels - by Col. R.S. McLaughlin, one of Canada's most famous and well-loved business leaders - part 1 of 3; Three Women, One Body - a case history of Eve White (aka Eve Black and Jane) - a case of multiple personality; Will Your Youngster Turn to Crime; Jean-Francois Pouliot - The Wordiest MP in Ottawa; My, uh, Dazzling Career as Miss Canada, by Marily Reddick - article with photos, including nice shot of Reddick with Marilyn Monroe; The Shipwrecked Moneyb... View more info

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A Place in History

By: National Archives of Canada

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Government Publishing Centre: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G0589

ISBN: 0660137402

Condition: Fair


0660137402 300 pages. Index. Geographical index of illustrations. Catalogue for an exhibition presented at the National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, 30 October 1990 - 31 March 1991. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Internao library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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McNab - The Township: A history of McNab Township in Renfrew County, Ontario, from earliest beginnings to World War II

By: Peter Hessel

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Kichesippi Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 218H3068

ISBN: 0921082029

Condition: Good


0921082029 342 pages. Extensive bibliography, index, five maps, and twenty tables. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The colourful, charismatic and controversial Laird of McNab ruled his Highland settlers in the fashion of a feudal lord. This book chronicles the people's struggle for freedom and the development of the township after the Laird's power was finally broken." - back cover. Dated gift greetings atop title page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this excellent local history. View more info

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To Serve Canada: A History of the Royal Military College of Canada (NONE)

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Ottawa Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C6073

ISBN: 0776603272

Condition: Good


0776603272 248 pages. Index. Black and white photos. "With the Korean conflict and the advent of the Cold War, the emphasis in defence planning shifted away from the reservist amateur and towards the regular professional. In this work, Dr. Preston examines this change and its impact on RMC." - from dust jacket. Minor bow to front board. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound, clean copy. View more info

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Meet Me at the Chateau: A Legacy of Memory

By: Rankin, Joan E

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711H4405

ISBN: 0920474624

Condition: Good


0920474624 x, 198 pages. Footnotes. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of wonderful archival photos. "Much of the unwritten history of Canada happened within the imposing walls of the familiar national landmark known as the Chateau Laurier Hotel. Since 1912, Ottawa's grande dame has always been an integral part of the power and the mystique that permeates the heady atmosphere on Parliament Hill. The legacy of this residence, international meeting place, social centre, and place for friends to meet has been warmly documented here by Joan Rankin." - ba... View more info

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O'Brien, From Water Boy to One Million A Year

By: Young, Scott & Astrid

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4268

ISBN: B000GLEOQY

Condition: Good


B000GLEOQY 249 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Biography of Michael John O'Brien, railway builder, industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of the town of Renfrew, Ontario. He "quit school to work at the age of fourteen carrying water to railroad builders. Before he was nineteen he was sub-contracting for railroad work. When the forerunner of the Canadian National Railways was being laid across Canada, he built more of it than any other man. Further, O'Brien and his son Ambrose played a part in founding the Montreal Canadiens hockey team. (This book is) a valua... View more info