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PORTRAITS OF BRITISH AMERICANS. 3 VOLUME SET.

by Notman, W., photographer. Biographical Sketches by Fennings Taylor.

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Published
1865
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Very Good-
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First Editions.
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Montreal: William Notman, 1865. 425 pp, 350 pp, 280 pp, - 3 volume set, 8 5/8" H (just under 22 cm). These volumes have been rebound in dark red faux leather cloth with gilt lettering/bands and blind stamped decoration on spines. Speckle decoration to text block edges. New medium brown endpapers and white preliminaries - original text starts with… Read more
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THE GREAT MACKENZIE: IN WORD AND PHOTOGRAPH.

by Davies, Raymond Arthur.

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Published
1947
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Very Good-
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First Edition
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1947. 139 pp, 8 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. A pictorial work about the Mackenzie River basin, its people, industries, institutions, shortly after the end of World War II. Contents: Foreword; The Awakening; The Gateway; The Great River; Northern Wealth; Fuel for the World; Northern Farming; Make Way for People; The Churches of the… Read more
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image 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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HISTORIC NEWFOUNDLAND.

by Horwood, Harold

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Published
1986
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195405644
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1986. Unpaginated, 10 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "Newfoundland history is that of a people struggling against just about everything - storms and ice-fields, pirates and privateers who wanted to rob them of their meagre earnings, Dutch and French raiders sent to wrest their country from them, and last of all, their own… Read more
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image of THE TWO SOOS, AMERICAN AND CANADIAN, ON THE FALLS OF THE ST. MARY'S RIVER.  THE HISTORY OF LAKE NAVIGATION, THE NATIONS COMMERCE PASSING BY ITS DOORS - THE LARGEST AND MOST USEFUL LOCKS IN THE WORLD BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED AND DESCRIBED.

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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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image of PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM.  HAMILTON, ONTARIO FAMILIES: SMITH, McDUFFEE, BAILLIE, FAREWELL, GILRAY, FITCH.  PHOTOGRAPHERS: ECKERSON, BELL SMITH, MILNE, INGALLS, INGLIS.

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Small green cloth-covered photograph album, 5 5/8" H x 4" W, blind stamped decoration on spine and boards, gilt decoration on front board, gilt "Album" on spine, all edges gilt, metal clasp, decorative endpapers. 6 leaves, each page having a cut-out for photograph and decorative gilt border with the letters "E.&H.T.A." printed at bottom. This album contains 8… Read more
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image of ALBERTA HISTORY.  VOLUME 25, NUMBERS 2-4 (SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1977), VOLUME 26, NUMBERS 1-4 (WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1978), VOLUME 27, NUMBERS 1 & 2 (WINTER/SPRING 1979), VOLUME 28, NUMBER 1 (WINTER 1980).  10 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

ALBERTA HISTORY. VOLUME 25, NUMBERS 2-4 (SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1977), VOLUME 26, NUMBERS 1-4 (WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1978), VOLUME 27, NUMBERS 1 & 2 (WINTER/SPRING 1979), VOLUME 28, NUMBER 1 (WINTER 1980). 10 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.

by Dempsey, Hugh A., Editor. Donald B. Smith, J.W. Chalmers, L.J. Wilson, D.J. Hall, C.E.D. Wood, john Liss, W.T. Williamson, Elise A. Corbet, Tom M. Henson, Terry L. Chapman, Rolf, T. Lund, Colin A. Thomson, Eric, J. Holmgren, Anne B. Woywitka, et al.

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Calgary, Alberta: Historical Society of Alberta 10 numbers of Alberta History, running from Spring 1977 to Spring 1979 plus Winter 1980, 10" H, each 40 pp. Colour pictorial covers, b&w photographs, drawings, maps, political cartoons. Articles cover: Half-Breed Commission; 1919 Royal Visit; Treaty No. 6; Road to Banff, 1890; Tom Kerr; Ku Klux Klan; Early Eugenics Movement;… Read more
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THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN: ST. JUDE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH IN OAKVILLE.

by Wiggins, Diana, photographer.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2000
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780921156611
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Oakville, Ontario: Rubicon, 2000. [78] pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/4" H x 10 3/16" D), glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated throughout with colour photographs, 2 plans. "In 1983, a small group of parishioners of St. Jude's Anglican Church in Oakville began the task of transforming the dandelion field beside their church into a garden. Today, a magnificent perennial… Read more
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GOLD RUSH: A PICTORIAL LOOK AT THE PART EDMONTON PLAYED IN THE GOLD ERA OF THE 1890s.

by Blower, James. Foreword by Grant MacEwan.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1971
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Very Good -
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First Edition
ISBN
9780070929197
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1971. 199 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 10 5/8" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. "By 1898 all roads led to the Klondike. One such road was to pass through the tiny Edmonton community, and Edmonton was never to be the same again. As the gateway and principal outfitting centre to… Read more
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FANSHAWE COLLEGE.

by Bain, Richard. Foreword by Anne Marie DeCicco-Best. Text by Hank Daniszewski.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2007
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780978301231
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London, Ontario: Binea Press, 2007. 120 pp, 12 1/8" H. "These spectacular photographs by Richard Bain serve to celebrate Fanshawe College by depicting current scenes of our campuses, its students and staff. Having been compiled during our 40th year, the photographs suggest the incredible diversity of education that occurs at Fanshawe as well as the emerging beauty of… Read more
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CASTLEGUARD.

by Muir, Dalton and Ford, Derek. Foreword by J. Keith Fraser.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1985
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780660117904
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NZ$50.60

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Ottawa: Ministry of Environment, 1985. Unpaginated, oblong (8 3/4" H x 11 1/4" D). 113 colour photographs, plus three maps. "Beside the Columbia Icefield, in Banff National Park, lies a narrow valley. One end of the valley is a barren arctic waste, newly formed by the retreat of the ice ages. Gradually, it grades into an… Read more
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image of CAMERA IN THE INTERIOR:  1858.  H.L. HIME, PHOTOGRAPHER.  THE ASSINIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION.

CAMERA IN THE INTERIOR: 1858. H.L. HIME, PHOTOGRAPHER. THE ASSINIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION.

by Huyda, Richard J.

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Published
1975
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Coach House Press, 1975. 55 pp, + photographs section, oblong (9" H x 10 3/4" D). Sepiatone photographs, plus a folded map (on thin tissue paper), additional sepiatone illustrations throughout text. "(C)ollects what are probably the first photographs taken in the Canadian west. These are the forty-nine photographs taken by Humphrey Lloyd Hime, photographer and… Read more
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image of BOOMTOWN - METROPOLITAN TORONTO:  A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF TWO DECADES OF GROWTH.

BOOMTOWN - METROPOLITAN TORONTO: A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF TWO DECADES OF GROWTH.

by Kirkup, Donald Boyce.

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Published
1969
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Very Good+
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Scarborough, Ontario: Donald Boyce Kirkup / Lockwood Survey Corporation, 1969. (80) pp, 10 1/4" H x 12 1/8" D. A fascinating look at Toronto's mid-century growth though a series of b&w aerial photographs. Most date between 1949 and 1969 and generally compare similar views on facing pages, showing the incredible growth experienced in post-war Toronto that continues to… Read more
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CANADA: THE LAND THAT SHAPES US.

by Malak. Yousuf Karsh: Preface. Peter C. Newman: Essay.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550136678
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NZ$43.37

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Toronto: Key Porter, 1995. 159 pp, 12 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "In this breathtaking photographic tribute to his adopted country, one of Canada's best-known and top-ranking photographers captures the many faces and moods of this vast land. From the quaint fishing villages of Atlantic Canada to the majesty of the Rocky Mountains,… Read more
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THE FACE OF TORONTO.

by Greenhill, Ralph. Introduction by Alan Gowans.

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Published
1960
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Very Good
Edition
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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A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

by Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by George F.G. Stanley.

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888820969
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NZ$32.53

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Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1987. 144 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 5/8" D). "Mary Biggar Peck has selected over 160 black and white photos from 1885 to 1955, dividing them into nine sections under headings such as, 'Rural Life', 'War and Disaster', and 'Ceremony and Celebration'. Each section is arranged, when possible, in chronological… Read more
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A NOVA SCOTIA ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

by Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by Harry Bruce.

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888821164
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Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1989. 159 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 10 5/8" D). "Perhaps nothing evokes a particular time and place more vividly than photographs: the stiff family studio portraits of the Victorians, sad formal pictures of young men standing proudly in their wartime uniforms, grainy snapshots depicting people in the 'new look' clothes of the 1940s.… Read more
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A PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

by Watson, Julie V. Foreword by the Honourable J.A. Doiron.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888820952
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Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1987. 111 pp, oblong (8 1/2" H x 10 5/8" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Julie Watson has divided (this) book into sections that include travel by sea, land, and air; silver fox farming; fishing; sports; arts; and ceremonial occasions. She takes us on a nostalgic trip around the Island through scenes… Read more
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image of THE COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPHS OF WILLIAM NOTMAN / LES PHOTOGRAPHIES COMPOSITES DE WILLIAM NOTMAN.

THE COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPHS OF WILLIAM NOTMAN / LES PHOTOGRAPHIES COMPOSITES DE WILLIAM NOTMAN.

by Triggs, Stanley G.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1994
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Very Good+
ISBN
9781895615081
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Montreal: McCord Museum of Canadian History, 1994. 127 pp, 9 3/4" H x 12 1/8" D. Bilingual text (French/English). Profusely illustrated with reproductions of Notman's photographs. "William Notman invited over a hundred people to come and don brightly coloured costumes representing various themes and epochs in order to create a composite photograph. They dressed as Scottish… Read more
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FROM HORSE POWER TO HORSEPOWER. TORONTO: 1890-1930.

by Filey, Mike and Russell, Victor.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1993
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Very Good+
ISBN
9781550022001
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Toronto: Dundurn, 1993. 112 pp, oblong (8 1/2" H x 11" D). B&w photographs, reproductions. "From the early 1890s through the 1920s, Toronto was caught up in a dizzying transportation revolution. As horse gave way to machine, the look of Toronto and the lifestyles of its inhabitants were altered irrevocably. First there was the electric streetcar, then the automobile, and… Read more
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