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image of 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.

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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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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THE SKULE YEARBOOK. 1963 6T3 (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ENGINEERING SOCIETY.)

by Aronovitch, Harold L., editor.

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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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SKULEBOOK 6T5. (SKULE BOOK) YEARBOOK OF THE FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, 1965.

by Twyman, W.G., Jr. Editor.

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1965
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Toronto: Yearbook Committee, 1965. 122 pp, 10 1/2" H. B&w photographs, advertisements. Contains introductory material, Grads, Classes (including Clubs), Features (including Freshman Initiations, Homecoming, 2nd Annual Engineers Rally, Annual Engineering Fist Fight, A Stress Analysis of a Strapless Evening Gown, LGM Bash, etc.), Sports. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior -… Read more
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image of PRIDE IN THE PAST...CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE.  ADVERTISING PRINTING BLOCK WITH AERIAL VIEW OF DOWNTOWN TORONTO LOOKING TOWARDS THE ISLANDS.

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Toronto: Toronto-Dominion Bank, 1959. Copper printing block, mounted on wood - 7" wide by 10 1/8" H x approx. 7/8" deep, comprising an aerial view of downtown Toronto looking towards the islands (5" x 7") and promotional text by The Toronto-Dominion Bank, referencing the 125th birthday of Toronto (1959). Approx. weight 2.2 kg (4 1/2 lbs). Some scattered non-active… Read more
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image 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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Published
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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image of TORONTO SKETCHES 6.  "THE WAY WE WERE" COLUMNS FROM THE TORONTO SUNDAY SUN.

TORONTO SKETCHES 6. "THE WAY WE WERE" COLUMNS FROM THE TORONTO SUNDAY SUN.

by Filey, Mike.

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2000
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9781550023398
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Toronto: Dundurn, 2000. 294 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "This time around, Mike takes us to a performance at the Royal Alexandra Theatre by Al Jolson, the opening of Sunnybrook Hospital, a game between the baseball Leafs and the Havana Sugar Kings - with Fidel Castro throwing out the first pitch - and many more famous, notorious,… Read more
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image 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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image of THE RYERSON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. CALENDAR FOR 1949-1950.

THE RYERSON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. CALENDAR FOR 1949-1950.

by The Ryerson Institute of Technology.

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1949
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Toronto: Department of Education, Ontario, 1949. 104 pp, 10 5/8" H. B&w photographs, 2 maps. Calendar for the technical institute (founded in 1948 and now Ryerson University), including descriptions of the departments: School of Architectural Draughting; School of Business; School of Costume Design; School of Electronics; School of Food Technology; School of Furniture Design; School of Jewellery and… Read more
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image of IN THE WAKE OF THE EIGHTEEN-TWELVERS:  FIGHTS & FLIGHTS OF FRIGATES & FORE-'N'-AFTERS IN THE WAR OF 1812-1815 ON THE GREAT LAKES.

IN THE WAKE OF THE EIGHTEEN-TWELVERS: FIGHTS & FLIGHTS OF FRIGATES & FORE-'N'-AFTERS IN THE WAR OF 1812-1815 ON THE GREAT LAKES.

by Snider, C.H.J.

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Published
1913
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First Edition
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London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1913. 292 pp + 24 pp publisher's list, 7 3/4" H. Bright red cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine, gilt lettering/decoration and blind borders on front board. Comes with what appears to be an early facsimile dust jacket in b&w with no publisher noted. Although chipped, creased and much taped on… Read more
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image of BEULAH / TOMMY / 952 KING: A CHRISTMAS EVE STORY.  3 VOLUMES.

BEULAH / TOMMY / 952 KING: A CHRISTMAS EVE STORY. 3 VOLUMES.

by Krause, Karl H.

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Limited, Numbered Editions.
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Daytona Beach: Rook Press 3 hand printed and bound volumes, 9" H. "Beulah" - 1970, dark blue cloth with white lettering and Rook Press emblem on front board, 25 pp, No. 25 of 52 copies. Lino & woodcuts in /black/pink/white /blue/orange. Inscribed on title page: "April 22 - 1975 / A near lifetime has / just been… Read more
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DESIGN FOR LEARNING: REPORTS SUBMITTED TO THE JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE TORONTO BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO.

by Frye, Northrop, edited and with Introduction by. Mary Campbell, C.B. Macpherson, Charlotte M. Sullivan.

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Published
1968
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Reprint
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1968. 148 pp, 9 3/8" H. "This important book is the result of a study of school curriculum undertaken by a joint committee of the University of Toronto and the Board of Education for the City of Toronto. Three sub-committees, dealing with English, Social Science, and Physical Science, here present preliminary reports which… Read more
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THE LEGEND OF YORK: A SURVEY OF THE LATER DEVELOMENTS, (1920-1950), IN YORK TOWNSHIP.

by Thomas, Wilbert G.

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1996
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N.P.: Self-published., 1996. 134 pp, 11" H. B&w photographs, maps. A local history of York Township (Toronto). Contents: Introduction; The Erosion of the Township; The Roaring Twenties; The Town Halls of York; The Great Depression; The Decade of the Forties: The War Years (1940-1945) / The Rest of the Forties (1946-1948); Protection Services: Fire Protection / Police… Read more
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LEASIDE.

by Pitfield, Jane.

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Published
2000
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Fine
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Second Edition
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9781550028751
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Toronto: Dundurn, 2000. 324 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "Leaside, the jewel of a planned residential and industrial town west of the Don Valley, owes its name to the Lea family and, in particular, to the octagonal house built by William Lea in the early 1850s. Home to such early enterprises as Durant… Read more
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HISTORICAL DISTILLATES: CHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SINCE 1843.

by Brook, Adrian G. and McBryde, W.A.E. (Peter).

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Published
2007
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First Edition
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9781550027242
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Toronto: Dundurn, 2007. 256 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs. "Examines the history of the Chemistry Department at the University of Toronto from its beginnings in 1843, when it was housed in simple quarters in the parliament buildings on Front St reet and had just one faculty member. During the founding era (1843-1920) three British gentlemen professors guided… Read more
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THE HONOURABLE SOCIETY OF OSGOODE HALL.

by Armstrong, C.H.A. Essay by E.R. Arthur. Foreword by D'Alton Lally McCarthy.

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Published
1952
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First Edition
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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1952. 60 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "(A) sketch of the origin and some features of the earlier history of the Law Society of Upper Canada and its seat at Osgoode Hall". Also contains an essay on "The History and Architecture of the Fabric" by E.R. Arthur. Slight toning to endpapers, very… Read more
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