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cover of THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA.  HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS.  FOURTH REVISED AND AUGMENTED EDITION.  (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

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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1922
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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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cover of THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA.  HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS.  (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)  FIRST EDITION.

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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cover of THE DOMINION OF CANADA WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND AN EXCURSION TO ALASKA.  HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS.  THIRD REVISED AND AUGMENTED EDITION.  (BAEDEKER'S CANADA.)

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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1907
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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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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 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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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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cover of MAP OF WELLINGTON COUNTY INCLUDING NASSAGAWEYA, WATERLOO AND WOOLWICH TPS.  ISSUED BY CHAS. L. NELLES, BOOKSELLER, GUELPH - CANADA.

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Toronto: The Map Specialty Co., 1910. Linen-backed paper map in colour - 2' 9" wide by 4' 3" high - Wellington County, Ontario showing townships: Minto, Arthur, West Luther, Maryborough, Peel, Pilkington, Nichol, West Garafraxa, Guelph, Eramosa, Erin & Puslinch, with Woolwich, Waterloo & Nassagaweya (Halton) as at 1910. Schools, Post Offices, Railway Stations, Steam & Electric Railways, County… Read more
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cover of ADDRESSES DELIVERED BEFORE THE CANADIAN CLUB OF TORONTO.  SEASON 1908-09.  (PROCEEDINGS OF THE CANADIAN CLUB, TORONTO FOR THE YEAR 1908-1909).  VOLUME VI.

ADDRESSES DELIVERED BEFORE THE CANADIAN CLUB OF TORONTO. SEASON 1908-09. (PROCEEDINGS OF THE CANADIAN CLUB, TORONTO FOR THE YEAR 1908-1909). VOLUME VI.

by Northcliffe, Lord; Milner, Viscount; Fernow, B.E., Prof.; James, C.C.; Leonard, J.A., Dr.; Spence, F.S.; Muensterberg, Hugh, Prof.; Miller, W.G., Prof.; Sexton, Frederick H., Dr.; Lawrence, Fred S.; Knight, J.P.; Whitney, James P., Sir; et al.

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1909
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Toronto: Warwick Bro's and Rutter, 1909. 153 pp, 8 5/8" H. Contents: Our Business Partner, John Bull; The Imperial Question; The Truth as to the Timber Situation; The Agricultural Problems of Ontario; The Reformatory Idea; Some Suggestions as to Toronto's Street Railway Problem; Moral Bi-Metallism; The Right and Wrong of the Prohibition Movement; The Mineral Resources of Canada;… Read more
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cover of THE TOUR THROUGH CANADA OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES, AUGUST-OCTOBER: 1919.  EMBRACING THAT PORTION OF THE GRAND TRUNK SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCES OF ONTARIO AND QUEBEC TRAVERSED BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS.  ANNOTATED TIMETABLE.

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Montreal: Grand Trunk Railway, 1919. 63, (3) pp + b&w plates and folding map at rear, 9 1/2" H. White spine with gilt lettering, brown paper-covered board with gilt lettering/decoration, black & gilt crest on front board, brown endpapers. 27 b&w plates with tissueguards bearing captions in red. An annotated timetable of the route taken by the… Read more
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cover of THE HISTORY OF CANADA.

THE HISTORY OF CANADA.

by McNaught, Kenneth.

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Published
1970
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First Edition
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New York: Praeger, 1970. 336 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w maps. "The history of Canada is the story of an ever expanding frontier and of the attempt to create a new nation in the face of enormous physical and human obstacles. (The author) follows this development from the very first probings of the tiny bands of explorers, missionaries,… Read more
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cover of THE PEOPLE'S RAILWAY:  A HISTORY OF CANADIAN NATIONAL.

THE PEOPLE'S RAILWAY: A HISTORY OF CANADIAN NATIONAL.

by MacKay, Donald.

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Published
1992
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Second Printing
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9781550540628
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Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1992. 328 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, graphs, reproductions. "The story of railways in Canada is the history of the country itself, and no railway has had a history more entwined with the politics of the nation than Canadian National. Donald MacKay captures the drama of the CN story… Read more
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cover of THE RAILWAYS OF CANADA FOR 1870-1, SHEWING THE PROGRESS, MILEAGE, COST OF CONSTRUCTION, THE STOCKS, BONDS, TRAFFIC, EARNINGS, EXPENSES, AND ORGANIZATION OF THE RAILWAYS OF THE DOMINION.

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Toronto: Coles, 1970. 213 pp, 8 1/2" H. Facsimile reprint of the Monetary Times, Toronto, edition of 1871 - part of the Coles Canadiana Collection. Maroon boards with black title block, gold lettering/banding on spine, gold lettering/banding on front board. Tables, period advertisements. Title continues, "Also, A Sketch of the Difficulties Incident to Transportation in Canada… Read more
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cover of NORTH AMERICAN RAILROAD STATIONS.

NORTH AMERICAN RAILROAD STATIONS.

by Cavalier, Julian. Edited, with foreword by Frederick A. Platt.

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Published
1979
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9780498021213
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Cranbury, New Jersey: A.S. Barnes, 1979. 215 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). "Railway stations are of great interest for their variety of styles and architectural designs, as well as for their historical aspects, many of which had pioneered the opening up of new communities in the past. One of the objects of this work is to show, pictorially, the… Read more
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cover of THE INTERCITY ELECTRIC RAILWAY INDUSTRY IN CANADA.

THE INTERCITY ELECTRIC RAILWAY INDUSTRY IN CANADA.

by Due, John F.

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1966
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First Edition
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966. 118 pp, 10 1/8" H. Canadian Studies in Economics No.18. B&w photographs, maps, tables, graphs. "The intercity electric railway industry in Canada, which began in 1887, ended in 1959. Peak interest in the industry was between 1910 and 1920, the era of Sir Adam Beck's projected radial network that would… Read more
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cover of MIND THE DOORS PLEASE: THE STORY OF TORONTO AND ITS STREETCARS.

MIND THE DOORS PLEASE: THE STORY OF TORONTO AND ITS STREETCARS.

by Partridge, Larry.

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Published
1984
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Very Good
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2nd Printing
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9780919822627
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Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press, 1984. 120 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, technical drawings, pictorial endpapers. "Although the (TTC) system uses buses and subways, it is the streetcar operations that attract the most railfan attention. Streetcars have been a part of Toronto's landscape for over a century. From the first horsecars… Read more
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cover of SASKATOON'S ELECTRIC TRANSIT: THE STORY OF SASKATOON'S STREEETCARS AND TROLLEY BUSES.

SASKATOON'S ELECTRIC TRANSIT: THE STORY OF SASKATOON'S STREEETCARS AND TROLLEY BUSES.

by Wayman, Easten.

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Published
1988
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First Edition
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9780919130425
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Hawkesbury, Ontario: Railfare, 1988. 96 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, maps. "(T)he story of the Saskatchewan Municipal Railway, from its inception on January 1, 1913 (when 5200 people rode the new mode of transport), to the final runs of streetcars on November 10, 1951, and of trolley buses on May 10, 1974. The… Read more
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cover of CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS SPECIAL TIME TABLE CONTAINING CHANGES IN REGULAR TRAIN SERVICES ALSO SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICES ACCOUNT VISIT OF THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN MAY, 1939.

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Toronto: Canadian National, 1939. 9 1/4" H x 25" W sheet, with five folds creating 12 numbered panels. Details cancelled, altered and special train services during King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's visit to Ottawa, Kingston, Toronto, Port Arthur and Thunder Bay from May 17th to May 23rd, 1939. "Hamilton - June 7 - 1939" written in ink… Read more
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cover of KEEP 'EM ROLLING: THE STORY OF TORONTO'S SPADINA ROUNDHOUSE AS SEEN THROUGH THE CAMERA OF HARRY WATSON 1923-1966.

KEEP 'EM ROLLING: THE STORY OF TORONTO'S SPADINA ROUNDHOUSE AS SEEN THROUGH THE CAMERA OF HARRY WATSON 1923-1966.

by Watson, Ron. Signed.

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1984
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First Edition
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9780919822634
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Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press, 1984. 140 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, technical drawings. Signed by the author on the half title page and dated 17 July 1985. There are seven other unidentified signatures on the half title page. Harry Watson spent over forty-three years with the Canadian National Railways… Read more
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cover of STEAM AT OAKVILLE: A DAY ON THE OAKVILLE SUBDIVISION.

STEAM AT OAKVILLE: A DAY ON THE OAKVILLE SUBDIVISION.

by Paterson, Allan and George, Dick.

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1988
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First Edition
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9780919783553
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Erin, Ontario: Boston Mills Press, 1988. 267 pp, oblong 8vo (8 3/4" H x 11 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, timetables. "Known as the Oakville Subdivision, Canadian National's main line between Toronto and Hamilton was Canada's busiest railway throughout the steam era. Canadian Pacific had running rights over the line for both freight… Read more
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cover of HO TRACKSIDE STRUCTURES YOU CAN BUILD.  MODEL RAILROAD HANDBOOK NO. 40.  (MODEL RAILROADER.)

HO TRACKSIDE STRUCTURES YOU CAN BUILD. MODEL RAILROAD HANDBOOK NO. 40. (MODEL RAILROADER.)

by Hayden, Bob & Drury, George, selected by. (Peter Barney, J. Harold Geissel, John Swatsley, Paul Lubliner, Harold Russell, L. Lammes, Gordon Odegard, Don Reschenberg, Ben King, Richard Ivins, Andy Sperandeo, Jim Hediger, Jim Findley, John Olson, et a

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1994
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9780890242193
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Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach, 1994. 120 pp, 10 3/4" H. Color and b&w photographs, diagrams, scale drawings. Contents: Introduction; Stations and interlocking towers (Build a small-town station / The North Conway station (drawings) / Modeling the North Conway station / PRR's Devon baggage room (drawings) / Modeling an O&W station / New York, Ontario & Western station and interlocking… Read more
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cover of CHIEF ENGINEER:  LIFE OF A NATION BUILDER - SANFORD FLEMING.

CHIEF ENGINEER: LIFE OF A NATION BUILDER - SANFORD FLEMING.

by Green, Lorne.

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1993
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9781550021950
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Toronto: Dundurn, 1993. 191 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "(T)he story of one of the most creative, adventurous, and yet too-often overlooked giants of the Industrial Age - Canada's Sandford Fleming. His influence spanned the North American continent and beyond. As chief engineer of the Intercolonial and Canadian Pacific railways, he shaped and steered the greatest engineering… Read more
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