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cover of BRANTFORD - A PASSAGE THROUGH TIME.  PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE BRANT MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES COLLECTION.

BRANTFORD - A PASSAGE THROUGH TIME. PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE BRANT MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES COLLECTION.

by McKellar, Stacey and MacDonald-Krueger, Cindy.

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2006
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9781895928181
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Brantford, Ontario: Brant Historical Society, 2006. 126 pp, oblong (9" H x 12" D). B&w photographs. Chapter headings: Introduction; The Grand River; Public Services; Churches; Hotels; Newspapers; Public Buildings; Health and Social Welfare; Entertainment; Parks; Schools; Brantford Street Railway; Royal Visits; Downtown Merchants; Industry; Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior -… Read more
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cover of NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE:  THE OLD HISTORICAL TOWN.

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE: THE OLD HISTORICAL TOWN.

by Mike, Nick and Helma, with Nancy Butler and Joy Ormsby.

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780921341369
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Belleville, Ontario: Mika Publishing, 1990. 120 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 9 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. A brief overview of the history of the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, followed by a pictorial section giving details of many of its architectural highlights. Book is Near Fine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at the top… Read more
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cover of THIS WAS EXPO.

THIS WAS EXPO.

by Fulford, Robert. Picture story texts by Alan Edmonds.

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1968. 203 pp, 11 3/16" H. B&w and colour photographs. A pictorial look at Expo 67, the World's Fair held in Montreal in 1967. Contents: Introduction / A heaven-storming ambition: Tomorrow's World; The greatest show on earth: How the world saw the fair; An exultation of form and structure: Architecture's giant stride into tomorrow; The… Read more
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cover of MARKDALE AND FLESHERTON:  A WRITTEN HISTORY.

MARKDALE AND FLESHERTON: A WRITTEN HISTORY.

by Birchall, Judy; Brown, Andy; Irwin, Sharee. Revised and edited by Wilma Breakwell, Alice Graham, Geraldine Robinson and Ann Taylor.

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Published
1979
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Ontario, 1979. 131 pp, 10 3/4" H, stapled in wraps. B&w photographs, maps, family trees. Section headings: Artemesia Township; Willage of Markdale; Markdale's Original Settlers; Other Original Settlers; Occupational Index of Markdale; Orange Valley Property Owners; Markdale Churches; Markdale Schools; Village of Flesherton; Flesherton's Original Settlers; Flesherton Churches; Flesherston's Early Schools; Architecture (Flesherton / Markdale); Springhill Settlement; Springhill's… Read more
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cover of ILLUSTRATED MONTREAL, THE METROPOLIS OF CANADA.  ITS ROMANTIC HISTORY, ITS BEAUTIFUL SCENERY, ITS GRAND INSTITUTIONS, ITS PRESENT GREATNESS, ITS FUTURE SPLENDOR.

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Montreal: John Mcconniff, 1899. 111 pp, oblong (6" H x 9" D) - red patterned cloth spine with decorated paper-covered bevelled boards, all edges red. Floral-patterned endpapers, profusely illustrated in b&w with photographs (by William Notman, et al) and drawings showing the public, commercial, religious, and private buildings of late 19th century Montreal, along with the surrounding scenery, sports, methods… Read more
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cover of OLD OAKVILLE:  A CHARACTER STUDY OF THE TOWN'S EARLY BUILDINGS AND OF THE MEN WHO BUILT THEM.

OLD OAKVILLE: A CHARACTER STUDY OF THE TOWN'S EARLY BUILDINGS AND OF THE MEN WHO BUILT THEM.

by Peacock, David and Peacock, Suzanne.

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Published
1995
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Very Good+
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780888820402
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Toronto: Hounslow, 1995. 138 pp, small square 4to (10" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w line drawings, plans, photographs, map. "(A) chronological record illustrating the architectural styles of forty-five of the town's nineteenth-century buildings. From the simple farm cottage to the stately mansion, from the first public houses to the churches of the last quarter of the century, this… Read more
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cover of NOVA SCOTIA SKETCH BOOK & VANISHING HALIFAX.  2 VOLUMES.

NOVA SCOTIA SKETCH BOOK & VANISHING HALIFAX. 2 VOLUMES.

by Jenson, L.B.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press 2 volumes - oblong (7" H x 10" D). Unpaginated, profusely illustrated with the author/artists's detailed drawings of buildings, architectural details, streetscapes, ships, landscapes, maps, etc. depicting Nova Scotia scenes. "Nova Scotia Sketch Book" is the Second Edition, copyright 1969. "Vanishing Halifax" is the Fifth Printing, 1970, ISBN 919380026. Both books… Read more
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cover of BURLINGTON:  IMAGES OF A CITY...

BURLINGTON: IMAGES OF A CITY...

by Balbar, George.

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Published
1989
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780920277287
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St Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell, 1989. 65 pp, oblong (7 1/2" H x 10 3/4" D). "(E)scorts you on a watercolor and pen-and-ink tour of Burlington (Ontario) yesterday and today. Through George's eyes, you can wander among the majestic residences in Roseland, revel in the rural beauty of Kilbride, thrill at the breathtaking views of Lake Ontario and become… Read more
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cover of THE CANADIAN HOME:  FROM CAVE TO ELECTRONIC COCOON.

THE CANADIAN HOME: FROM CAVE TO ELECTRONIC COCOON.

by Denhez, Marc.

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Published
1994
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9781550022025
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Toronto: Durndurn Press, 1994. 256 pp, 11 1/4" H. Inscribed by the author on half title page: "With Best Wishes / Marc Denhez". B&w photographs, plans, drawings, reproductions. "(This book) is about fashion, politics, social mores, innovation, imagination, and technology. Prehistoric Inuit homes with windows of stretched seal guts, the log cabin, the bungalow, the R-2000… Read more
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cover of THE HONOURABLE SOCIETY OF OSGOODE HALL.

THE HONOURABLE SOCIETY OF OSGOODE HALL.

by Armstrong, C.H.A. Essay by E.R. Arthur. Foreword by D'Alton Lally McCarthy.

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Published
1952
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First Edition
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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1952. 60 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "(A) sketch of the origin and some features of the earlier history of the Law Society of Upper Canada and its seat at Osgoode Hall". Also contains an essay on "The History and Architecture of the Fabric" by E.R. Arthur. Slight toning to endpapers, very… Read more
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cover of ICE PALACES.

ICE PALACES.

by Anderes, Fred & Agranoff, Ann.

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780771598579
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1983. 132 pp, oblong (9 1/8" H x 10 3/4" D). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, reproductions, architectural drawings. "The magical buildings illustrated in this pioneer study of a virtually unknown architectural phenomenon were truly built of ice, and they were said to shimmer with color and fire reminiscent of sapphire, topaz,… Read more
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cover of QUEBEC'S PARLIAMENT BUILDING:  WITNESS TO HISTORY.

QUEBEC'S PARLIAMENT BUILDING: WITNESS TO HISTORY.

by Noppen, Luc and Deschenes, Gaston. With Claude Tibault, Jocelyn Saint-Pierre, Maurice Pellerin, Gilles Gallichan, Marc-Andre Bedard, Maurice Belley, Francine Brousseau, Denis Castonguay, Jean-Pierre Labiau, Rene Villeneuve, Helen Ziarko, et al.

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9782551087860
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Quebec: Gouvernement du Quebec, 1986. 204 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, architectural drawings, reproductions. Contents: Preface; Quebec's Parliament Today: the Institution and the Building; The Shaping of Parliamentary Institutions (The Formative Years: the Parliament of Lower Canada / An Impossible Union: Parliament in the Mid 19th Century); Building the House of… Read more
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cover of AMPLE MANSIONS:  THE VICEREGAL RESIDENCES OF THE CANADIAN PROVINCES.

AMPLE MANSIONS: THE VICEREGAL RESIDENCES OF THE CANADIAN PROVINCES.

by Hubbard, R.H. Foreword by Her Excellency, Jeanne Sauve.

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Published
1989
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780776602776
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Ottawa: University of Ottawa Pres, 1989. 237 pp, oblong (9 1/4" H x 12 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "The viceregal residences of the Canadian provinces mirror the idiosyncrasies of their inhabitants, and the tastes and talents of the architects, builders, gardeners, furniture makers and decorators who created them. In 'Ample Mansions'… Read more
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cover of THE CITY OF TORONTO'S INVENTORY OF BUILDINGS OF ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE.  (CITY OF TORONTO.)

THE CITY OF TORONTO'S INVENTORY OF BUILDINGS OF ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE. (CITY OF TORONTO.)

by Toronto Historical Board. Foreword by J.A. McGinnis & A. Gregorovich.

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Published
1981
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Second Edition
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Toronto: Toronto Historical Board, 1981. 115 pp, 11" H x 8 1/2" D. Pictorial covers. An inventory of historical and important buildings in the city of Toronto, Ontario, giving: Municipal Numbers / Street Name / Ward / Reason / List / Building Type / Bylaw / Name, Date, Architect, and Location (as available). The listings are not… Read more
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cover of THE ROYAL ALEXANDRA THEATRE:  A CELEBRATION OF 100 YEARS.

THE ROYAL ALEXANDRA THEATRE: A CELEBRATION OF 100 YEARS.

by Brockhouse, Robert.

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Published
2007
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9781552786482
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Toronto: McArthur, 2007. 346 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated in colour, b&w and sepiatone with photographs/reproductions. "It was one of those grand civic gestures so loved by the aristocracy of the Gilded Age: a gift to Toronto meant to call the world's attention to its blossoming as a great city. The giver was Cawthra Mulock,… Read more
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cover of THE O'KEEFE CENTRE: THIRTY YEARS OF THEATRE HISTORY.

THE O'KEEFE CENTRE: THIRTY YEARS OF THEATRE HISTORY.

by Walker, Hugh.

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Published
1991
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9781550132915
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Toronto: Key Porter, 1991. 310 pp, 4to (11 3/4" H). "Since its opening in 1960, the O'Keefe Centre has been Canada's premier theatre: home of the National Ballet of Canada and the Canadian Opera Company, the chief venue for Broadway musicals and plays, international artists, modern and classical dance companies - everything glorious in the performing arts. Almost… Read more
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cover of BT BARN BOOK.  BOOK NO. 34.

BT BARN BOOK. BOOK NO. 34.

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Published
1918
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Fair
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Fergus, Ontario: Beatty Bros. Limited, 1918. 352 pp, 9 3/4" H. Buff coloured cloth spine with dark brown lettering, paper-covered boards with dark brown and red lettering/borders/illustration on front board, lettering/border on rear board. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings - blue & white floor plans, elevations, Contents: Building the Barn; BT Barn Plans; BT Galvanized Steel… Read more
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cover of HISTORIC FORTS OF ONTARIO.

HISTORIC FORTS OF ONTARIO.

by Bradford, Robert D. Foreword by Stephen D. Mecredy.

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780921341208
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Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1988. 176 pp, 4to (11 1/2" H). Beautifully illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, maps/plans. Contents: Foreword; Preface; The Heritage; Ontario's First Forts: The Iroquoian Fortified Village; In Search of Souls: Ste-Marie-Among-the-Hurons; The First British Army Fort: Fort Erie; Guardian of the Capital: The Old Fort at York; Canadiens, Nor'Westers and Adventurers: Fort… Read more
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cover of A CENTURY TO CELEBRATE / UN CENTENAIRE A FETE, 1893-1993.  THE ONTARIO LEGISLATIVE BUILDING / L'EDIFICE DE L'ASSEMBLEE LEGISLATIVE DE L'ONTARIO.

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Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario / Dundurn Press, 1993. 164 pp, oblong (9 7/8" H x 11 1/4" D). Bilingual text (English/French) Pictorial endpapers, b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "The year 1993 marks the centennial of the official opening of the Ontario Legislative Building at Queen's Park. The building, designed in the Richardson Romanesque style by… Read more
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cover of THE FACE OF TORONTO.

THE FACE OF TORONTO.

by Greenhill, Ralph. Introduction by Alan Gowans.

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Published
1960
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First Edition
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1960. Unpaginated, 7 1/2" H. B&w photographs. "Here is a faithful, affectionate, and penetrating visual study of a Canadian city in the middle of the twentieth century. If you know Toronto (whether you love it or hate it or simply live there), you will find on every page an unexpected revelation of… Read more
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