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cover of ROY ARDEN:  SELECTED WORKS 1985-2000.

ROY ARDEN: SELECTED WORKS 1985-2000.

by Fleming, Marnie and Steiner, Shep.

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2002
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9781894707077
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Oakville, Ontario: Oakville Galleries, 2002. 47 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 19" D). B&w and colour photographs. "Published in conjunction with the exhibition" at Oakville Galleries, 2002. "Roy Arden's art work, in its subject matter and 'mise en scene', make visible the 'conflictual aspects' of urban and suburban life. The many sites he has chosen to photograph… Read more
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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 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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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 WINDSWEPT.

WINDSWEPT.

by Bonis, Robert R. Inscribed.

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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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cover of PORTRAITS OF BRITISH AMERICANS.  3 VOLUME SET.

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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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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cover of THE GREAT MACKENZIE:  IN WORD AND PHOTOGRAPH.

THE GREAT MACKENZIE: IN WORD AND PHOTOGRAPH.

by Davies, Raymond Arthur.

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Published
1947
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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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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 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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cover 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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cover 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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cover of THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN:  ST. JUDE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH IN OAKVILLE.

THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN: ST. JUDE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH IN OAKVILLE.

by Wiggins, Diana, photographer.

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Published
2000
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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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cover of GOLD RUSH:  A PICTORIAL LOOK AT THE PART EDMONTON PLAYED IN THE GOLD ERA OF THE 1890s.

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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Published
1971
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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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cover of FANSHAWE COLLEGE.

FANSHAWE COLLEGE.

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

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Published
2007
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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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cover of CASTLEGUARD.

CASTLEGUARD.

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

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Published
1985
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First Edition
ISBN
9780660117904
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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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cover 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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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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cover 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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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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cover of CANADA:  THE LAND THAT SHAPES US.

CANADA: THE LAND THAT SHAPES US.

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

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9781550136678
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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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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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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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cover of A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

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
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First Edition
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9780888820969
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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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cover of A NOVA SCOTIA ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

A NOVA SCOTIA ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

by Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by Harry Bruce.

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Published
1989
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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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