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A Sto:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 828H0305

ISBN: 1550548123

Condition: Very Good


1550548123 208 pages. "Presents a comprehensive overview of Sto:lo-Coast Salish history. Full colour original maps, artwork and photographs grace the pages of this monumental volume, placing a vast wealth of easily accessible information at the fingertips of general readers and academics alike... (contains) innovative analyses that will expand the horizons of anyone interested in Native and West Coast history." - from dust jacket. Please note that this copy includes a replica dust jacket rather than an original. Unmarked with light wear. Several small bits of white discolouration ... View more info

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The return of the Vikings: Scandinavians in Canada (Canadian culture series)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Tantalus Research Limited: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 115A9003

ISBN: 0919478425

Condition: Fair


0919478425 96 pages. Bibliography. Black and white illustrations. Editor's signature and inscription atop front blank flyleaf which is loose but present. Originally published in 1973. "A sourcebook of materials and suggestions for their use by high school students in learning something of the experiences of Scandinavian immigrants in Canada, and of the cultural heritage of which Scandinavian and other Canadians are the heirs." - from preliminary page. Chapters include: Evidence of early Vikings in North America - the Viking sagas; Early Scandinavian immigrants in Canada and the U... View more info

Pen Pictures of Early Pioneer Life in Upper Canada

By: A "Canuck" (of the Fifth Generation)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Coles: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72600377

Condition: Very Good


280 pages. Originally published in 1905. Profusely illustrated. Intended to "...give glimpses of life - of real homely life - among the early pioneers." - From Introduction. Unmarked. Light wear. Tight and square. Glossy colour illustrated covers. Very nice copy. View more info

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Pen Pictures of Early Pioneer Life in Upper Canada

By: A "Canuck" (of the Fifth generation)

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105A1464

Condition: Fair


280 pages. Intended to "Give glimpses of life - of real homely life - among the early pioneers." - from Introduction. Black and white photographic plates. Bright gilt lettering and decorations upon backstrip and front board. Unmarked. Back hinge open else respectfully worn. Front free endpaper removed. Tissue protected frontis. A pleasing copy. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: May 1967

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0118

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Furniture of Upper Canada; Furniture of French Canada - History of fine furniture in French Canada; Tibetan Jewelry; From Modesty to Mod - Article on the Royal Ontario Museum's Centennial exhibition on Canadian clothing from 1780 to present (1967); The Fascination of Misericords - Background of Misericords (ornate wooden carvings); and How to Become a Collector Without Knowing It. Minimal wear. Small mailing label top left back cover. Clean and unmarked. A worthy copy. View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: July 1968

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0127

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Parian Statuettes - Brief history of Parian Statuettes of the 19th Century and the Canadian makers; Maisons du Quebec - Quebec architecture of the late 18th Century; The Burlington Glass Site Part - Burlington Glass Co. in Hamilton, Ontario (circa 1874 - 1910) and articles unearthed at the old site 1967; Scottish Silverware - History of Scottish silverware between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries; Unusual Exhibits in a Handmade Country - A look at a few of the 400 museums and art galleries in the Netherlands; Dried Bouquets for you Antiques - The art of drying f... View more info

The School Promoters: Education and Social Class in Mid-Nineteenth Century Upper Canada

By: Alison Prentice

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72106654

ISBN: 0771071817

Condition: Good


0771071817 192 pages with index. Highlighting throughout. Smal sticker patch on front cover. Education and social class in mid-nineteenth century Upper Canada. Examines the attitudes that shaped the Ontario public school system during its formative years, when Upper Canadians first explored and the provincial government finally adopted the principle of compulsory mass schooling under the auspices and control of the state. View more info

Greetings from Canada: An album of unique Canadian postcards from the Edwardian era, 1900-1916

By: Allan Anderson

Price: $57.30

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71409023

ISBN: 0770517218

Condition: Good


0770517218 188 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. The period between 1900 and 1916 was the golden age of the picture postcard in Canada; the craftsmanship evident in hand-tinted and lithographed "postals" was never surpassed, the craze for collecting and sending them never so widespread. In one year Canadians exchanged over 60 million of them, and today, as much-sought-after collectibles, these postcards present an enchantingly candid portrait of Edwardian Canada and its citizens. Average wear. Unmarked. Small patch of peeling from upper corner of front cover where ... View more info

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Nova Scotia Sheet - Map 39A

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines, Geological Survey: 1926

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 228G0179

Condition: Good


Approx. 46" x 30" coloured map indicating mineral deposits. Clear tape repairs to upper edge. Library markings. Average wear. View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, January, 1957 - Upper Canada and New York State

By: Barbeau, Marius; Owens, W.H.; Harrington, Richard; Williams, M.Y.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3437

Condition: Fair


40 Pages plus fourteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Cover illustration is A.Y. Jackson's "Yellowknife Bay"; Louisiana French; The National Trust of Britain; Machu Picchu; Upper Canada and New York State; and more. Nice one-page two-colour recruiting ad for the RCAF; Attractive 1957 DeSoto car ad inside back cover; Back cover black and white photo ad for BOAC features couple being served a gourmet meal on-board. Taped repairs to damage at upper corner of front cover, otherwise a sound and unmarked copy. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 4 July 1959 - Scandal of Our Lost Art Treasures

By: Bodsworth, Fred; Newman, Peter C.; Hardy, W.G.; Curry, Ralph L.; MacLennan, Hugh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2452

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Brief piece on North Vancouver sprinter Harry Jerome; Non-Profits should pay taxes; Bruce Bairnsfather and his friend, Old Bill; Studebaker Lark car ad; The Scandal of our lost art treasures - while our museums were buying Chinese and Greek antiquities foreign collectors practically swept this country bare of irreplaceable native relics and pioneer art - article with colour photos of impressive U.S. collections of northwest coast native art; John Diefenbaker shows his souvenirs of John A. MacDonald; The Day Canada Was Born - interesting photo-illustrated article about July... View more info

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Wet Behind The Ears

By: Bruno Gideon

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Matterhorn Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H0082

ISBN: 0973249145

Condition: Good


0973249145 207 pages. Author started a major retail chain from the ground up. This is story, and the lessons he learned. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Crease to upper corner of front cover and first few pages. A sound copy of this very engaging read. View more info

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The Medical Profession in Upper Canada 1783-1850

By: Canniff M.D., William

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 334G0578

Condition: Fair


688 pages. An historical narrative, with original documents relating to the profession, including some brief biographies. - subtitle. Gilt lettering legible upon backstrip and embossed front board. Above-average but not excessive wear. Usual library markings. Hinges open. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Through the Years in Douro (Peterborough County - Canada) 1822-1967

By: Centennial Committee of the Township of Douro

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Peterborough, ON, Canada, A.D. Newson Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801347

Condition: Fine


342 pages including index and many black and white photographs. "The years between 1822 and 1967 saw Canadian history in the making, not only in large cities and populated areas, but also in small rural communities such as Douro in Peterborough County. Herein are chronicled facts of historical importance in the area. There are also glimpses into the lives of many who served the township well during the generations. Some of these were very colourful folk indeed. Several of Canada's best known writers were domiciled here. Pioneer days in Upper Canada are recalled from old records, diar... View more info

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Land, Power, and Economics on the Frontier of Upper Canada (Carleton Library Series)

By: Clarke, John

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 837H1657

ISBN: 0773521941

Condition: Fine


0773521941 xxxvii, [1], 747 pages. Index. Footnotes. Bibliography. "Examines Ontario's formative years, focussing on Essex County in Ontario from 1788 to 1850. Upper Canadian attitudes to land and society are shown to have been built on contemporary visions of the cosmos. Shows how almost unbridled acquisitiveness, and its concomitant land speculation, could promote or hinder development." - half-title page. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for The National Home Monthly Magazine, June 1948 - C.D. Howe / Kinsey Feedback

The National Home Monthly Magazine, June 1948 - C.D. Howe / Kinsey Feedback

By: Cross, Austin; Marsh, John; Pitkin, Walter; Brown, Joy; Stewart, Dr. H.; Callaghan, Morley; Parker, D.; Tatham, Julie; Hearson, H.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0017

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features: Very special colour ad inside front cover for the Parker "51" pen features large handwriting sample of Ernest Hemingway, whose photo appears in upper right corner; Toronto's Roly Curtin operates a dog beauty shop on wheels - photo-illustrated article; Half-page ad for the Canadian Bank of Commerce (CIBC) shows woman with bankbook open; Half-page ad for Canadian General Electric (CGE) portable radios; Hyde Park for Three?; One-page colour ad for Waterman's pens; Nice one-page colour ad for the 1949 Monarch car (green); One-page colour Carling's ad features reproduc... View more info

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The Correspondence of Lieut. Governor John Graves Simcoe, with Allied Documents Relating to His administration of the Government of Upper Canada, Volume III (3 / Three), 1794-1795

By: Cruikshank, Brigadier General E.A.; Simcoe, Lieut. Governor John Graves

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ontario Historical Society: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H0469

Condition: Fair


404 pages. Index. Three maps. Two sketches. Green boards. Gilt lettering to backstrip. 10.3" x 7.8" x 1.8". Few internal library markings. Hinges open. Average external wear. View more info

Image for The Correspondence of Lieut. Governor John Graves Simcoe, with Allied Documents Relating to His administration of the Government of Upper Canada, Volume II (2 / Two), 1793-1794

The Correspondence of Lieut. Governor John Graves Simcoe, with Allied Documents Relating to His administration of the Government of Upper Canada, Volume II (2 / Two), 1793-1794

By: Cruikshank, Brigadier General E.A.; Simcoe, Lieut. Governor John Graves

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ontario Historical Society: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H0468

Condition: Good


470 pages. Index. Ten fold-out maps. Green boards. Gilt lettering to backstrip. 10.3" x 7.8" x 2". Few internal library markings. Average wear. View more info

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A Picture History of Ontario

By: Dodds, Gordon; Hall, Roger

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig Pub: 1978

Seller ID: 15604368

ISBN: 0888301634

Condition: Fine


0888301634 224 pages including index and a generous presentation of archival black and white illustrations. "Here are the life and times of Ontario, from the first arrival of the Loyalists in Upper Canada to the present day, told in some four hundred pictures with full explanatory captions and an illuminating historical introduction." - from dust jacket. Map endpapers. Book clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Dust jacket bears light wear and is handsome in new archival-grade Brodart cover. Beautiful copy. View more info

Image for British Columbia Digest Magazine, February 1967

British Columbia Digest Magazine, February 1967

By: Downs, Art: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Quesnel, British Columbia, Northwest Digest Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658C9763

Condition: Good


62 pages. Features: B.C.'s Natural History; Waterfowl Sanctuary on the Fraser Delta - The George C. Reifal Waterfowl Refuge; Outdoorsman's Observations; Around B.C.-Yukon with Rod and Gun; Pollution in Canada Conference; Naturalist's Notebook - Steve Cannings; B.C.'s Log Fences; Coastal Crusing - Will Dawson; Adventure in Rocks - Ron Purvis; Pioneers of British Columbia - Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie; Canadian Forestry Association News; Upper Fraser Sternwheel Days - Part 4; and more. Advertisements: B.C. Tel; Nice full-page photo ad for CJOR 600 featuring Phil Gaglardi; Bowell McLean Motor Lt... View more info