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WINDSWEPT.

by Bonis, Robert R.

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1980
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West Hill, Ontario: Highlands Press, 1980. 202 pp,10 1/4" H. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To L__ W___ / With the best wishes / of the members of the Fellowship / Club of St. Timothy's Church, / Agincourt, and a Scarborough / historian. / Robert R. Bonis / April 7th, / 1990." - also signed by author on title… Read more
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WILLIAM WYE SMITH: RECOLLECTIONS OF A NINETEENTH CENTURY SCOTTISH CANADIAN.

by McLean, Scott A. and Vance, Michael E., editors. (William Wye Smith)

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Published
2008
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9781550028041
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Toronto: Natural Heritage, 2008. 421 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w illustrations. "Many nineteenth-century writers highlighted the difficulties recent immigrants faced - the clearing of forest and the breaking of new ground, the isolation and long Canadian winters - and emphasized what they perceived as the negative, alienating influences of Ontario's rapid urban and industrial expansion. In turn, however,… Read more
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TELEPHONE DIRECTORY - NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION / ANNUAIRE TELEPHONIQUE - REGION DE LA CAPITALE NATIONALE. DECEMBER / DECEMBRE 1977.

by Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada.

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1977
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Ottawa: Department of Communications, Government Telecommunications Agency, 1977. XLIV, (321) pp + (198) pp + (334) pp, 10 3/4" H. Bilingual text (English/French). Contents: Information, Emergency, Repair Service; Government Inter-city Services; Government of Canada Consolidated System Operating Instructions; Commercial Long Distance Service; Authorization and Repayment; General Information; Common Services; Facsimile Installations; Telex Installations; Supply & Services Canada - Quick… Read more
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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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SIR CASIMIR STANISLAUS GZOWSKI: A BIOGRAPHY.

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

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Published
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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PLEIAD '67-'68. (OAKVILLE TRAFALGAR HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS). With: Programme for Graduation Exercises, Friday, October 25, 1968.

by Joanne Steele, Anne Castle, Lucinda Doucette, Greg Gatenby, Selby Shanley, et al.

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1968
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(Oakville, Ontario): (Oakville Trafalgar High School), 1968. 152 pp, 11" H. Boards decorated in black/white/brown, colour endpapers, b&w photographs, illustrations. Laid in is a programme for the 1968 Graduation Exercises. Light lean to the spine, some wear and wrinkling at the top/bottom of the spine, some wrinkling on the spine, minor rubbing on the boards.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No… 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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OAKVILLE: A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930.

by Ahern, Frances Robin. Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley.

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Published
1981
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Very Good -
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First Edition
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9780919822467
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Erin, Ontario: Oakville Historical Society / Boston Mills Press, 1981. 213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Signed on title page: "Frances Robin Ahern". B&w photographs, map. Local history of Oakville, Ontario. Contents: "Beautiful Oakville"; Industries, 1900-1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street (Trafalgar Road)(Station Road); Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (South Side);… Read more
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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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Published
2007
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Very Good-
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First Edition
ISBN
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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DAYLIGHTING CHEDOKE: EXPLORING HAMILTON'S HIDDEN CREEK.

by Terpstra, John. Signed.

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Published
2018
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781928088721
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Hamilton, Ontario: James Street North Books / Wolsak and Wynn , 2018. 133 pp, 8 1/2" H. Map endpapers. Signed by author on title page. "Chedoke is one of six creeks that weave their way through Hamilton (Ontario), but it is the most hidden, lost to culverts and concrete. It sees daylight only in a couple of waterfalls where… Read more
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CAN'T SOMEBODY SHUT HIM UP?

by Shulman, Morton, Dr. and Kastner, Susan.

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Published
1993
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9781895629224
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Toronto: Warwick, 1993. 293 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "Dr. Morton Shulman has had a dozen brilliant careers, most of them contradictory, all of them played out with as much publicity as possible. Among them: crusading coronor, millionaire investor, socialist member of parliament, Tory newspaper columnist, television talk show host, bestselling author, mutual fund underwriter, and dedicated physician.… Read more
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CORONER / MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE. 2 BOOKS.

by Shulman, Morton.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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First Editions.
ISBN
9780889020177
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Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1975. 2 volumes by the crusading coroner and NDP member of the Ontario Legislature - 9 1/4" H. B&w political cartoons. 1. Coroner - 154 pp, 1975 first edition, ISBN 0889020175. "Dr. Shulman believed that the (Ontario Chief) coroner's job was not merely to determine the cause of unnatural deaths, but to take steps to… 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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Sault Ste. Marie / Grand Rapids: Young's Art Studio / James Bayne Co. Unpaginated (approx. 58 pp, excluding covers), oblong (6 3/4" H x 9" D), with string ties. No date (c1910). Title page continues: "Mammoth Power Developed and Industries Established - The Growth of Two Large Cities - In the Land of Hiawatha." Two page introduction, followed by b&w… Read more
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THE SKULE YEARBOOK. 1963 6T3 (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ENGINEERING SOCIETY.)

by Aronovitch, Harold L., editor.

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Published
1966
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Toronto: University of Toronto Engineering Society , 1966. 100 pp, 10 1/2" H. B&w photographs, advertisements, cartoons. Contains introductory material, Classes (including Clubs), Features (including Freshman Initiations, Homecoming, etc.), Sports teams, etc,. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, moderate rubbing on front cover, one corner crease on… Read more
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ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS. VOL.VIII.

by Cruickshank, E., Lt.-Col.; Gardiner, H.F; Bruce, G.W., Lt.-Col.; Mills; G.K.; Rogers, R.V.; Ellis, W.S.; McMorine, Rev.; Machar, Agnes Maule; Cumberland, Barlow; MacKenzie, Charles; Gilkison, Augusta Isabella Grant; Carnochan, Janet.

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Published
1907
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Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1907. 228 pp, 9 7/8" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: The Insurrection in the Short Hills in 1838; The Hamiltons of Queenston, Kingston and Hamilton; The Petuns; The Nottawasaga River Route; The First Commission of the Peace for the District of Mecklenburg; Some Events in the History of Kingston; Early History of the Anglican Church… Read more
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ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS. VOL. I.

by Casey, Thomas, et al.

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Published
1899
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Toronto: William Briggs, 1899. 140 pp, 10" H. 2 b&w plates. Contents: Rev. John Langhorn - Personal Note; Marriage Record of Rev. John Langhorn, No. 1; Rev. G. O'Kill Stuart's Register at St. John's Church, Bath; Marriage Register of St. John's Church, Ernest Town, No. 2; Langhorn's Book, No. 3; In the Parish Register of St. George, Kingston;… Read more
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