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image of CANADIAN GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL.  JULY 1958.  VOLUME LVII, NUMBER 1.  INCLUDES: FIFTY YEARS AFTER BADDECK - CANADA'S AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY; FESTIVAL OF DANCE AT LA PAZ; UNGAVA BAY - UNGAVA PENINSULA; THE WEAVERS OF WITNEY.

CANADIAN GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL. JULY 1958. VOLUME LVII, NUMBER 1. INCLUDES: FIFTY YEARS AFTER BADDECK - CANADA'S AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY; FESTIVAL OF DANCE AT LA PAZ; UNGAVA BAY - UNGAVA PENINSULA; THE WEAVERS OF WITNEY.

by Dallyn, Gordon M., editor. (Arthur Macdonald, H.M. Berney, Robert Bergeron, Kay Rex.)

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1958
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Ottawa: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1958. 34 pp + XV pp (which include advertisements, many relating to Canadian aviation), 11 1/8" H. B&w photographs. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small number notation in ink on the front cover, minor wear at the top/bottom of the spine and at the… Read more
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image of THE MANUFACTURERS' LIST BUYERS' GUIDE OF CANADA.  CANADIAN INDUSTRIAL BLUE BOOK.

THE MANUFACTURERS' LIST BUYERS' GUIDE OF CANADA. CANADIAN INDUSTRIAL BLUE BOOK.

by Manufacturers' List Co.

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1907
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Toronto: The Manufacturers' List Co., 1907. 544 pp + LXVIII pp, 10" H - dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and white call numbers on spine, gilt lettering and decoration on front board. B&w advertisements, some with illustrations. Title page continues: "An Index of Articles Manufactured in Canada, with a Classified List of Eminent Firms who Manufacture such Articles.… Read more
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MOLSON INDUSTRIES LIMITED ANNUAL REPORT 1969.

by Molson Industries Limited.

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1969
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Montreal: Molson Industries Limited, 1969. 28 pp (English) / 28 pp (French), 10 7/8" H. "Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders" laid in. Colour and b&w photographs, illustrations, charts. Contents: The Year in Brief; Directors' Report to Shareholders; Financial Statement; Review of Operations; Principal Subsidiary Companies; Financial Charts; 10-year Financial Record; Directors and Officers. Interior - clean… Read more
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image of CANADA - THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK EXHIBITION, AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE, DALLAS, TEXAS, 1971.  BOOKS FROM CANADA - ENGLISH LANGUAGE / BOOKS FROM CANADA - FRENCH LANGUAGE. 2 BOOKLETS PLUS ORDER PAD IN THREE-FOLD BINDER.

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Ottawa: Department of Industry, Trade and Commerce / Canadian Book publishers' Council , 1971. 9 3/4" H plastic binder, containing self-addressed, self-sealing order form pad and two 9 1/4" H booklets - Books from Canada: English Language and Books from Canada: French Language. The binder was prepared for the 16th USA International Book Exhibition in conjunction with the 90th… Read more
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image of ON MAPS AND MAPPING.  ARTSCANADA  SPRING 1974,  ISSUE NUMBER 188/189.

ON MAPS AND MAPPING. ARTSCANADA SPRING 1974, ISSUE NUMBER 188/189.

by Brodzky, Anne Trueblood, Editor. (John Warkentin, Peter Perrin, Robert Arn, John Noel Chandler, Roald Nasgaard, Joe Bodolai, Dan Tooker.)

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1974
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Toronto: The Society for Art Publications, 1974. 106 pp, 11 1/2" H. B&w and colour illustrations. Articles: Discovering the Shape of Canada, by John Warkentin; Mapping Time: Three New Works by Vera Frenkel, by Peter Perrin; The Moving Eye: Nancy Graves Sculpture, Film, and Painting, by Robert Arn; Reflections on/of Michael Snow, by John Noel Chandler; Claude Breeze: Canadian Atlas… Read more
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CAMPUS IN THE CLOUDS.

by Cameron, Donald.

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1956
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(Toronto): McClelland & Stewart, 1956. 127 pp, 8 1/8" H. Blue boards with silver lettering on spine, silver illustration on front board. Inscribed on half title page: "To J____ S_____ / With kindest regards / and in memory of a / pleasant return to the / Campus in the Clouds. / Sincerely / Donald Cameron. A typed note, bringing… Read more
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image of HABITAT.  VOLUME X, NUMBERS 3-6.  CENTENNIAL ISSUE.

HABITAT. VOLUME X, NUMBERS 3-6. CENTENNIAL ISSUE.

by Lester B. Pearson, Hugh MacLennan, Leslie Roberts, Raymond Souster, A.W. Purdy, Marjorie Freeman Campbell, Clare Bice, Grant MacEwen, J.G. MacGregor, Ethel Wilson, Eric Nicol, Harry Boyle, John G. Diefenbaker, Harold Horwood, Alain Grandbois, et al.

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1967
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Ottawa: Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 1967. 180 pp, 11" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. A look at Canada's cities in its Centennial year. Contents include: St. John's by Harold Horwood; Charlottetown by Frank MacKinnon; Halifax by Hugh MacLennan, Fredericton by Esther Clark Wright; Charme de Quebec by Gerard Morisset; Trois-Rivieres by Mgr Albert Tessier; Montreal by Alain… Read more
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image of A HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE.  WITH AN ACCOUNT  OF THE OTHER BANKS WHICH NOW FORM PART OF ITS ORGANIZATION.  VOLUME III. 1919-1930.

A HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE. WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE OTHER BANKS WHICH NOW FORM PART OF ITS ORGANIZATION. VOLUME III. 1919-1930.

by Trigge, A. St. L.

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Published
1934
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Toronto: The Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1934. 576 pp, 9 3/4" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt emblems on spine/front board, blind stamped Greek key pattern on boards. Volume III only. 67 plates in total (66 b&w), including tissue-covered frontispiece, and 1 fold-out colour map showing the branches of the Western (Ontario) Bank… Read more
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image of CANADAIR PRESS CLIPPINGS RE: CL-66 / CL-44 / BRAZIL.  1958.  (PRESS COMMENTS.)

CANADAIR PRESS CLIPPINGS RE: CL-66 / CL-44 / BRAZIL. 1958. (PRESS COMMENTS.)

by Canadair Limited.

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1958
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Montreal: Canadair Limited, 1958. Unpaginated (approx. 130 pp of text - versos blank) - 11" H - three metal fasteners. A collection of copies of press clippings about Canadair's CL-66 / CL-44 from across Canada (with a few from England), plus extracts from other publications including: Aviation, The Aeroplane, Flight and Industrial Aeronautics, dated 1958. Many pieces referring… Read more
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image of PROUDLY SHE MARCHED:  TRAINING CANADA'S WORLD WAR II WOMEN IN WATERLOO COUNTY.  VOLUME 2: WOMEN'S ROYAL CANADIAN NAVAL SERVICE.

PROUDLY SHE MARCHED: TRAINING CANADA'S WORLD WAR II WOMEN IN WATERLOO COUNTY. VOLUME 2: WOMEN'S ROYAL CANADIAN NAVAL SERVICE.

by Kallin, Anne. With Joan Smeaton. Introduction By Sonja Bata.

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2007
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9780978142711
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Waterloo, Ontario: Canadian Federation of University Women , 2007. 160 pp, 11 1/4" H. **Volume 2 only.** Many b&w photographs. "It was a time of intense patriotism: in the daily newspapers, war bulletins and casualty reports appeared beside newspaper advertisements urging Canada's women to join the Navy and release a man for service afloat. During the Second… Read more
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FAST FAST FAST RELIEF.

by Berton, Pierre.

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Published
1962
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1962. 185 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w cartoons. "This is Berton at his best: witty, opinionated, penetrating, and informative - the qualities that have made him Canada's best known and most widely read daily columnist." Chapter headings: All My Own Work; Five Dilemmas of Our Time; The Canadian Way of Life; The Writing Game: 1… Read more
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image of CANADA 1940:  THE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF PRESENT CONDITIONS AND RECENT PROGRESS.  THE ROYAL VISIT EDITION.

CANADA 1940: THE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF PRESENT CONDITIONS AND RECENT PROGRESS. THE ROYAL VISIT EDITION.

by Euler, W.D., Foreword. Prefatory Note by R.H. Coats.

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1940
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Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Department of Trade and Commerce, 1940. 202 pp, 8 5/8" H. Many b&w photographs, drawings, tables, etc. (some fold out). Colour portraits of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth plus fold-out map of "The Royal Tour of Canada, May 17 to June 15, 1939. Contents: Canada's War Program and Economic Conditions at the Close… Read more
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image of 11 STEPS TO SURVIVAL.  BLUEPRINT FOR SURVIVAL NO. 4.

11 STEPS TO SURVIVAL. BLUEPRINT FOR SURVIVAL NO. 4.

by Canada Emergency Measures Organization. Department of National Defence.

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1969
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Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1969. 52 pp, 7 3/4" H. A post-Cuban Missile Crisis, Cold War era pamphlet, advising Canadians how to prepare for and react to a nuclear attack. The eleven sections are headed: Know the effects of nuclear explosions; Know the facts about radioactive fallout; Know the warning signal and have a battery-powred radio; Know how to take… Read more
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image of WHAT CULTURE?  WHAT HERITAGE?  A STUDY OF CIVIC EDUCATION IN CANADA.

WHAT CULTURE? WHAT HERITAGE? A STUDY OF CIVIC EDUCATION IN CANADA.

by Hodgetts, A.B. Foreword by R.W.B. Jackson.

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1969
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Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 1969. 122 pp, 9" H. Contents: Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; The National Interest; The Course of Study; The Classroom and What Goes on in It; The Students and What They get out of It; Questions of Responsibility; Summary and Reccomendations. "(This Report) is the result of a two-year fact-finding investigation into… Read more
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WARSHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES 1754-1834.

by Malcomson, Robert.

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Published
2003
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Reprint
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9781840675351
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London: Caxton, 2003. 160 pp, small 4to (10 3/8" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w reproductions, maps, ship/fort plans, colour plates. "While the great fleets battled for international domination on the oceanseas, the age of fighting sail also evolved in the interior of North America. For eighty years (roughly 1754-1834) freshwater was the home to warships that ranged in… Read more
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WHERE THE HELL ARE THE GUNS? A SOLDIER'S EYE VIEW OF THE ANXIOUS YEARS, 1939-44.

by Blackburn, George G.

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1997
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9780771015045
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. 439 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map end papers, B&w photographs. "(T)races the evolution of Canada's 4th Field Regiment from a motley assortment of ill-equipped recruits to the cream of the Allied artillery, more than ready to distinguish itself in the maelstrom of the battle for Normandy." Soft crease down spine,… Read more
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image of REPORT OF THE WARTIME PRICES AND TRADE BOARD, JANUARY 1, 1946 TO DECEMBER 31, 1946 INCLUDING IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS UP TO FEBRUARY 1, 1947.

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Ottawa: Dominion of Canada / Edmond Cloutier, Printer, 1947. 92 pp, 9 3/4" H, blue paper wraps. Tables, charts. Signature of C.P. Stacey (respected Canadian historian/author) at top right of front cover. Chapter headings: General Review; Price Policy and Procedures; Foods; Farm Equipment Supplies; Textiles; Hides and Leather; Pulp and Paper; Lumber and Construction Products; Metals; Durable Goods; Fuels; Rentals… Read more
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REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, CANADA, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 1941 / DITTO, MARCH 31, 1942 / DITTO, MARCH 31, 1943 / DITTO, MARCH 31, 1944. 4 VOLUMES IN TOTAL.

by Department of National Defence, Canada. J.L. Ralston, C.G. Power, Angus L. MacDonald, et al.

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1941
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Ottawa: Department of National Defence / Edmond Cloutier, Printer., 1941. 39 pp, 48 pp, 58 pp, 74 pp - 9 3/4" H, 4 volumes in blue paper wraps, each with the signature of C.P. Stacey (respected Canadian historian/author) at top right corner. He has also made a few notations. Contents - 1. General Administration (Report of the Assistant Deputy… Read more
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image of THE SPIRIT OF CANADA.  DOMINION AND PROVINCES 1939.  A SOUVENIR OF WELCOME TO H.M. KING GEORGE VI AND H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH.  WITH ITINERARY SHEET.

THE SPIRIT OF CANADA. DOMINION AND PROVINCES 1939. A SOUVENIR OF WELCOME TO H.M. KING GEORGE VI AND H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH. WITH ITINERARY SHEET.

by Beatty, Edward, Sir, foreword. L.M. Montgomery, Nellie L. McClung, Duncan Campbell Scott, Clara Dennis, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, Robert Choquette, Katherine Hale, W.T. Allison, Mary Weekes, Robert J.C. Stead, Mrs. George Black, Philip H. Godsell.

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1939
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Canada: Canadian Pacific Railway, 1939. 59 pp, 13 1/8" H. With single sheet (printed on both sides) "The Itinerary of the Royal Visit Across Canada" laid in at front. This souvenir of the King & Queen's visit begins with "Loyal Greetings" and a colour portrait of the royal couple in regalia, both with gilt borders, followed by Contents… Read more
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image of THE GREAT LAKES - ST. LAWRENCE DEEP WATERWAY.  WITH THREE ADDITIONAL ITEMS:  TEXT OF A PRESENTATION BY LINDSAY; AN ADDRESS BY HONOURABLE LIONEL CHEVRIER; INFORMATION ON THE BEAUHARNOIS CANAL AND POWER HOUSE.

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Ottawa, Ontario: General Engineering Branch, Department of Transport, 1949. 12 1/4" H, dark blue faux leather with faded, but legible, gilt lettering on front board. V, 31 pp (text) + 8 fold-out maps/plans (1 b&w, 7 with some colour - blue/red) - 11" H, varying in length from approximately 15 inches to just over 5 feet + 4 b&w… Read more
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