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SIR CASIMIR STANISLAUS GZOWSKI: A BIOGRAPHY.

by Kos-Rabcewicz-Zubkowski, Ludwik and Greening, William Edward.

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1959
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First Edition
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Toronto: Burns & MacEachern / Engineering Institute of Canada , 1959. 213 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w illustrations, family tree. Contents: Foreword; The Polish background and the youth of Gzowski; Early struggles in the United States; Gzowski arrives in Canada / His work as Superintendant of roads and waterways in the London district of Upper Canada; Gzowski's railway activities;… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. FOURTH REVISED AND AUGMENTED EDITION. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Published
1922
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Fourth Revised and Augmented Edition.
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Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1922. 420 pp, 6 1/4" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled, two ribbon book marks. 14 maps (some fold-out) and 12 plans (all present). The fourth and final edition. A paper label pasted on the title page gives addresses… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. SECOND REVISED EDITION. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Published
1900
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Second Revised Edition.
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Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1900. 268 pp, 6 1/4" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled, ribbon book mark. 10 maps (some fold-out) and 7 plans (all present). The introductory section includes a "Geographical and Geological Sketch" by G.M. Dawson and "Sports and Pastimes", by… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.) FIRST EDITION.

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Published
1894
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First Edition
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Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1894. 254 pp, 6 1/4" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled. 10 maps (some fold-out) and 7 plans (all present, although the map listed as at page 33 is actually at page 60, opposite the appropriate text). The introductory section… Read more
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THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA. HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS. THIRD REVISED AND AUGMENTED EDITION. (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

by Baedeker, Karl.

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Published
1907
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Third Revised and Augmented Edition.
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Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1907. 331 pp, 6 5/16" H, red cloth over card covers, gilt titling on spine and front board, blind stamping to spine and covers, text block edges marbled, two ribbon book marks. 13 maps (some fold-out) and 12 plans (all present). The introductory section includes a "Geographical and Geological Sketch" by G.M. Dawson and "Sports and… Read more
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CABINETMAKERS OF THE EASTERN SEABOARD. A STUDY OF EARLY CANADIAN FURNITURE.

by Foss, Charles H.

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Published
1977
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780919880092
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Toronto: M.F. Feheley, 1977. 156 pp, folio (13 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "The fine furniture tradition in Canada's eastern provinces was influenced by the arrival of the Loyalists in 1783. Among those who came were people of wealth and quality who transported, by sea, furnishings that were superior in craftsmanship and design. Accomplished cabinetmakers arriving… Read more
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THE IRISHMAN IN CANADA.

by Davin, Nicholas Flood.

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Published
1877
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Good-
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First Edition
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London / Toronto: Samson Low, Marston / Maclear , 1877. 692 pp + (4) pp publisher's advertisement, 8 3/4" H. Green cloth with gilt & black lettering & decoration on spine and front board, blind stamped decoration on rear board - bevelled boards. Chapter headings: Motive of the "Irishman in Canada"; Antecedents of the Irishman in Canada; Antecedents… Read more
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THOMAS CHANDLER HALIBURTON. MAKERS OF CANADIAN LITERATURE SERIES.

by Logan, John Daniel. (Thomas Chandler Haliburton.)

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Toronto: Ryerson Press 176 pp, 16mo (6 5/8" H), hard cover in dark blue cloth with gold lettering/decoration on spine, blindstamped border and facsimile signature on front board. Decorated title page and b&w portrait. Contents: Biographical; Anthology; Appreciation; Bibliography; Index. The Anthology section contains selections from 'The Clockmaker', 'The Old Judge', 'Sam Slick', 'The Attache', etc. Light edge wear,… Read more
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THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. REPORT, 1964 OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD AT CHARLOTTETOWN, JUNE 10-13 OF THIS YEAR. WITH HISTORICAL PAPERS.

by Heisler, John P. And Ouellet, Fernand, Editors. Marcel Trudel, Yves F. Zoltvany, J. Mackay Hitsman, Marc La Terreur, Russel Ward, J. Hanrahan, Richard M. Saunders, C.B. O'Keefe, W.B. Hamilton, A.V. Tucker, G.S. French, Forest McDonald.

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Published
1964
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Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1964. 163 pp, 9 3/4" H. Contents (two articles in French marked by *): *Discours du President, par Marcel Trudel; The Problem of Western Policy under Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil 1703-1725, by Yves F. Zoltvany; Military Defenders of Prince Edward Island 1775-1864, by J. Mackay Hitsman; *Correspondence Laurier - Mme Joseph Lavergne 1891-1893, par… Read more
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.

by Hocking, Anthony.

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780070826830
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1978. 64 pp, 11 1/4" H. A volume from 'The Canada Series". Pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, reproductions, maps. Contents: Land and Sea; The Ecosystem; Ile St. Jean; French and English; New Settlers; The Land Question; Confederation; Island Province; Ships and Foxes; The Economy; Farming; Spud Island; Forestry; Fishing; Aquaculture;… Read more
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THE EARLY TRADING COMPANIES OF NEW FRANCE: A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF COMMERCE AND DISCOVERY IN NORTH AMERICA.

by Biggar, H.P.

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Published
1901
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First, Limited Edition.
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Toronto: University of Toronto Library, 1901. 308 pp, 10 1/4" H. No. 118 of the limited first edition of 600 copies. Rebound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine, new endpapers. An ex-library copy with college stamp on top edge of textblock, library stamps, etc. on free endpapers. *Please note: lacks fold-out map that should… Read more
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'ROUND NEW BRUNSWICK ROADS.

by Maxwell, Lilian.

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Published
1951
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First Edition
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1951. 191 pp, 8 1/4" H. Map endpapers, b&w photographs. "(W)itten in affectionate detail by one who knows the province intimately, a province with which her family has been identified for generations. This is an ideal way to see New Brunswick; these facts and legends are what you will want to carry away and remember."… Read more
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HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.

by Campbell, Duncan.

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Published
1972
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Very Good
Edition
Facsimile Edition.
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9780919302556
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Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1972. 224 pp, + contemporary advertisements, 9 1/8" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Mika's Canadiana Reprint Series No. 44. A facsimile reproduction of the 1875 Bremner Brothers edition. **Note: pages 3 to 18 have been printed twice.** Faint erased pencil marks at top corner of… Read more
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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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THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE.

by Sage, Dean. Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr. Introduction by Arnold Gingrich. Notice by DeWitt Sage.

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Published
1973
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Limited Edition.
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Goshen, Connecticut: Angler's and Shooter's Press, 1973. (xxxvi), (xvi), 304 pp, 12 3/4" H. No. 115 of 250 copies, initialled on limitation page by both editors. Full dark blue leather with bevelled edges, five raised bands and gilt lettering/decoration on spine, gilt banding and illustration of bird of prey with salmon on front board. Top edge gilt,… Read more
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SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE OF THE GLASGOW COLONIAL SOCIETY, 1825-1840.

by McDougall, Elizabeth Ann Kerr and Moir, John S., edited with introduction by.

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Published
1994
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Limited Edition.
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9780969342526
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Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1994. 272 pp, 9 1/2" H - orange/red cloth with gilt lettering/medallion on spine. No.531 of an edition of 1250 copies. B&w reproductions and maps. "The Glasgow Colonial Society was a voluntary association of members of the Church of Scotland, founded in 1825 to provide clergy for Britain's North American colonies but dissolved about… Read more
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WITH AXE AND BIBLE: THE SCOTTISH PIONEERS OF NEW BRUNSWICK, 1784-1874.

by Campey, Lucille H.

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9781897045220
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Toronto: Natural Heritage, 2007. 206 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "New Brunswick's enormous timber trade attracted the first wave of Scots in the late 18th century. As economic conditions in Scotland worsened, the flow of emigrants increased, creating distinctive Scottish communities along the province's major timber bays and river frontages. While Scots relied on… Read more
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AFRICA'S CHILDREN: A HISTORY OF BLACKS IN YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA.

by Robart-Johnson, Sharon.

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Published
2009
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First Edition
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9781550028621
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Toronto: Natural Heritage, 2009. 236 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Chronicling the history of Black families of the Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia, (this book) is a mirror image of the hopes and despairs and the achievements and injustices that mark the early stories of many African-Canadians. This extensively researched history traces the lives of those… Read more
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OIL AND WATER: THE STRUGGLE FOR GEORGES BANK.

by Macleish, William H.

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Published
1985
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First Edition
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9780871130075
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Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1985. 304 pp, 8 1/2" H. "Georges Bank, 20,000 square miles of turbulent shoal water off Nantucket, is one of the richest fishing grounds in the world, its depths populated by cod, haddock, flatfish, and scallops. Until recently it was a gathering place for immense fishing trawlers of all nations. Then the Bank… Read more
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DOCUMENTARY PROBLEMS IN CANADIAN HISTORY. VOLUME II: POST CONFEDERATION.

by Bumsted, J.M., editor. (Paul Stevens, G.N. Emery, Charles W. Humphries, Douglas L. Cole, Donald Arthur Kubesh, C.M. Wallace, J.L. Granatstein, Richard Allen, Patricia Roy, G.E. Panting, Laurier La Pierre, Bruce W. Hodgins.)

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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Georgetown, Ontario: Irwin-Dorsey, 1969. 314 pp, 10" H. "The collection includes twelve articles by some of the leading specialists in a number of areas of Canadian history since Confederation. Each specialist concentrates on a certain problem and incorporates some of the documentary evidence he himself would employ in considering the problem." Contents: Laurier and National Unity;… Read more
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