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Image for Chairs: 400 Years of Social and Stylistic Changes

Chairs: 400 Years of Social and Stylistic Changes

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 639A4727

ISBN: 2891920147

Condition: Good


2891920147 36 pages. Bibliography. Interesting exhibition catalogue with black and white illustrations. Some fading to upper half of illustrated covers. Average wear. Unmarked. 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. Chapt... View more info

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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 in... 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

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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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... 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 ... 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... View more info

A Region of the Mind - Interpreting the Western Canadian Plains (Canadian Plains Studies 1)

By: Allen, Richard: Editor

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Saskatchewan, Canada, Canadian Plains Studies Centre, U. Of Saskatchewan: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41502313

Condition: Fair


209 pages. Surveys the course and current state of research in the humanities and social sciences into the western Canadian Plains region. Footnoted. Somewhat above-average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Moderate moisture exposure to upper corner. Worthy working copy. View more info

Sagas of the Canadian West - Vol.2, No. 1 - March 1972

By: Anderson, Frank W.: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Frontier Publishing Ltd.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83701030

Condition: Very Good


32 pages. Features: Coal Creek Mine Disaster; The Day They Shot Ole; Fort Battleford; Blizzard; Quadra Island Petroglyphs; Vigilante Action; The B.C. Assay Office and Mint; the Haney Brothers. Light pen marks to upper right corner of front cover. Some red pencil writing upon back cover. Contents unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. 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

Image for The British Columbia and Yukon Directory 1936 - Volume 46 - Jubilee Edition

The British Columbia and Yukon Directory 1936 - Volume 46 - Jubilee Edition

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sun Directories Limited: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 617G1207

Condition: Fair


1944 pages. An incredible reference of British Columbia in the year 1936. "Containing an alphabetically arranged list of cities, towns, post offices and railway stations in British Columbia and the Yukon, with a description of each; and alphabetically arranged list of business houses, private citizens, civic, provincial and dominion governments, churches, public and private schools, secret and benevolent organizations, associations, etc., also an avenue and street ... View more info

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Tashme: A Japanese Relocation Centre, 1942-1946

By: Awmack, Winifred J.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1048

Condition: Good


iv, 87 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "I have written this booklet because I have found so many people know almost nothing about the evacuation of the Japanese Canadian people from the west coast during the war. At the coast, after Pearl Harbor, a Japanese family might be living next door to you and a few days later they were gone and no one knew where, particularly after they left the exhibition buildings in Vancouver. I feel sorry this story has ... View more info

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Canadian Geographical Journal, November 1970, Volume 81, No. 5 - Thompson, Manitoba - Southern Luzon

By: Baird, D.M.; Harrington, Lyn; Perry, Margaret L.; Clemson, Donovan; Stenton, Jean E.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Royal Canadian Geographical Society: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G2434

Condition: Good


Pages 145-183. Features: Patterns in Nature; Thompson, Manitoba - Suburbia in the Bush; Nova Scotia's Wildlife Park; Curiosities of Erosion; Southern Luzon - The Philippines; Great colour-photo ad for CBC TV's "The National" with photos of Lloyd Robertson and George Finstad. Soiling to upper corner of most pages. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. 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 o... View more info

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

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 Die... 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

Looking into My Sister's Eyes: An Exploration in Women's History

By: Burnet, Jean R.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Multicultural History Society of Ontario: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16801452

ISBN: 0919045278

Condition: Good


0919045278 245 pages. A collection of thirteen papers given at a conference held at the University of Toronto in May 1985. Brings out the history of women in several ethnic groups. As a pioneering enterprise in this area, it has indicated the richness of the field. A beginning has been made; much remains to be done. Discusses: The Upper-Class British Woman; Italian Women; Finnish Domestics; British Girls; Jewish Women; Polish Women; Greek Women; Macedonian Women; Ar... 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