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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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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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CLARENCE A. GAGNON, R.C.A., LL.D.

by Robson, Albert H.

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Published
1945
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Revised Edition
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1945. 32 pp, 6 1/4" H. Part of Ryerson's "Canadian Art Series". B&w photograph frontispiece, 10 colour reproductions. Contains a short appreciation of Gagnon's work, biographical notes, partial list of paintings in public collections, list of public collections containing etchings, followed by the plate section with descriptions. Interior - a few very small areas… Read more
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MY CANADIAN LEAVES. FACSIMILE EDITION.

by Monck, Frances E.O.

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Published
1963
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Facsimile Reprint.
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Toronto: Canadian Library Service / University of Toronto Press,, 1963. 168 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H) - green cloth with gold lettering and decoration on front board. Facsimile reprint edition of 2,000 copies - this copy unnumbered. Monotone photographs on front and rear pastedowns. Frances Monck's journal of her year (1864-5) in Lower Canada (with marginalia and corrections by… Read more
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ARNOLD'S MARCH FROM CAMBRIDGE TO QUEBEC: A CRITICAL STUDY, TOGETHER WITH A REPRINT OF ARNOLD'S JOURNAL.

by Smith, Justin H.

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Published
1903
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Good
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First Edition
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. 498 pp, 8 1/4" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Tissue-covered map frontispiece plus 17 additional maps/diagrams - all present. A history of the American invasion of Canada in 1775/76. Chapter headings: Introduction; The Route before Arnold; The Witnesses; From Cambridge to Gardinerston; Gardinerston to Fort Western;… Read more
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THE IRISHMAN IN CANADA.

by Davin, Nicholas Flood.

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Published
1877
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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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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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THE STORY OF DOMINION SQUARE. PLACE DU CANADA.

by Collard, Edgar Andrew.

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Published
1971
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First Edition
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Don Mills, Ontario: Longman Canada, 1971. 63 pp, 11 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Here is a wealth of fascinating history, going back to the time when Dominion Square was a cemetery outside Montreal. Dr. Collard tells the story of the square's famous buildings, past and present. We visit a political rally when Sir John A. Macdonald was… 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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image of THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION.  REPORT OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD AT MONTREAL, MAY 25-26, 1939.  WITH HISTORICAL PAPERS.

THE CANADIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. REPORT OF THE ANNUAL MEETING HELD AT MONTREAL, MAY 25-26, 1939. WITH HISTORICAL PAPERS.

by Trotter, Reginald G.; Saunders, Richard M.; Carriere, J.M.; Heaton, Herbert; Lunn, Jean; Cooke, Albert Colby; Foster, Joan M.V.; Ellis, Ethan L.; Longley, R.S.; Lockhart, A.D.; Underhill, Frank H.

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Published
1939
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Toronto: Canadian Historical Association / University of Toronto Press , 1939. 157 pp, 9 11/16" H. Contents: The Appalachian Barrier in Canadian History (The Presidential Address), by Reginald G. Trotter; The Emergence of the Coureur de Bois as a Social Type, by Richard M. Saunders; Life and Customs in the French Villages of the Old Illinois Country (1763-1939),… Read more
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TESTAMENT OF MY CHILDHOOD.

by Roquebrune, Robert de. Translated by Felix Walter.

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Published
1964
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First English Translation.
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1964. 160 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "Life in a Quebec manor-house at the turn of the (20th) century is colourfully described in this biography of his childhood by Robert de Roquebrune. Skilfully woven into the texture of reminiscences about his own growing up are absorbing accounts of the early history of Canada. … Read more
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image of A THEATRICAL TRIP FOR A WAGER! THROUGH CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES.  COMPRISING A NARRATIVE OF THE UNIQUE ADVENTURES OF AN ENGLISH OFFICER AND AMATEUR THESPIAN IN UNCIVILIZED LANDS; INCLUDING HIS TRAVELS, TRIBULATIONS, AND SEVERAL ENCOUNTERS.

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Vancouver: Alcuin Society, 1966. 277 pp, 10 3/8" H. Red cloth spine with gilt lettering, beige paper-covered boards with black illustration, red cloth-covered slipcase with gilt decoration on front panel. No. 96 of an edition of 500 copies, signed by Wil Hudson and Nick Schwabe (designers/printers), Sam Black (illustrator) and Hans Strohhacker (binder). The author accepted a… Read more
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THE CHURCH IN THE FRENCH ERA: FROM COLONIZATION TO THE BRITISH CONQUEST.

by Walsh, H.H. Foreword by John Webster Grant.

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Published
1966
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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1966. 221 pp, 9 1/2" H. Volume One of "A History of the Christian Church in Canada". Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; The Great Discovery; The Religious Background of New France; The Challenge of the Aborine; The Acadian Adventure; The Huronian Experiment; The Sulpician Intrusion; The New England Incursion; The Era of Laval; The Era of… Read more
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image of THE GALTS: A CANADIAN ODYSSEY.  VOLUME 2:  ALEXANDER TILLOCH GALT 1817-1893, ELLIOTT TORRANCE GALT 1850-1928.

THE GALTS: A CANADIAN ODYSSEY. VOLUME 2: ALEXANDER TILLOCH GALT 1817-1893, ELLIOTT TORRANCE GALT 1850-1928.

by Timothy, H.B. (Hamilton Baird Timothy.)

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Published
1984
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First Edition
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9780771084546
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1984. 221 pp, 9 1/4" H. "Sir Alexander began his career as a land-developer and railroad man in the Eastern Townships and ended it, fifty years later, as a major force in the settlement and resource development of southern Alberta. He was the first man to publicly recommend the Confederation of Canada; he served as… 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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OLD McGILL 1932. VOLUME 35.

by Macmillan, Cyrus, Dr.; Leacock, Stephen, Dr.; Vaughan, Mrs.; Edmison, J.A.; Ford, Max.

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Published
1932
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Montreal: Undergraduates, McGill University, 1932. 360 pp, 11" H, beige cloth with dark brown decoration on front board/spine, dark brown lettering on front board. Sepiatone photographs, including tipped-in, tissue-covered frontispiece. 'Graduate Monkey' themed book plate on front pastedown (name not filled in) and tailpiece. Colour print section dividers. Contents: In Memoriam; Old Principals; Old McGill, by… Read more
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