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THE STERLING ELLIOTT FAMILY, BY HIS ONLY SON, HARMON ELLIOTT.

by Elliott, Harmon.

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1945
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Elliott Addressing Machine Co., 1945. 71 pp, 7" H. B&w photographs, cartoons. Contents: Preface; Sterling Elliott's Life from 1852 to 1887; Harmon Elliott's Early Training; The Bicycling Era and the First Automobiles (including Mr. Stanley's Own Story of His Steam Car); 1911-1922; Harmon Elliott's December 7, 1944, Talk to Employees of Over Ten Years' Service; The Arithmetic… 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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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 FIFTH BOOK OF PILGRIMAGES TO OLD HOMES.

by Moss, Fletcher.

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Published
1910
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Didsbury: Published By Author, 1910. 426 pp, 10 1/4" H. Brick-coloured cloth over bevelled boards, gilt lettering on spine and front board, gilt illustration on front board, top edge gilt. 212 b&w illustrations. Contents: A Crusader's Home - Plowden; The Last Stronghold of Caratacus; Worsley Old Hall; Clayton Hall; Turton Tower; Tatton Old Hall; The Roman Wall; The… Read more
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RECORDS OF THE ROYAL MARINES. PRO READERS' GUIDE No 10. (PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE.)

by Thomas, Garth.

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Published
1994
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9781873162194
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London: PRO, 1994. 64 pp, 4to (11 5/8" H). Colour frontispiece. "From the reign of Charles II, Britain's 'Sea Soldiers' have played an important dual role: soldiers and sailors, ready for duty on ship or on land, part of the Navy but organized along Army lines. The records that they have left provide a comprehensive account of their role worldwide.… Read more
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ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS. VOL.VIII.

by Cruickshank, E., Lt.-Col.; Gardiner, H.F; Bruce, G.W., Lt.-Col.; Mills; G.K.; Rogers, R.V.; Ellis, W.S.; McMorine, Rev.; Machar, Agnes Maule; Cumberland, Barlow; MacKenzie, Charles; Gilkison, Augusta Isabella Grant; Carnochan, Janet.

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1907
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Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1907. 228 pp, 9 7/8" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: The Insurrection in the Short Hills in 1838; The Hamiltons of Queenston, Kingston and Hamilton; The Petuns; The Nottawasaga River Route; The First Commission of the Peace for the District of Mecklenburg; Some Events in the History of Kingston; Early History of the Anglican Church… Read more
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ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS. VOL. I.

by Casey, Thomas, et al.

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Published
1899
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Toronto: William Briggs, 1899. 140 pp, 10" H. 2 b&w plates. Contents: Rev. John Langhorn - Personal Note; Marriage Record of Rev. John Langhorn, No. 1; Rev. G. O'Kill Stuart's Register at St. John's Church, Bath; Marriage Register of St. John's Church, Ernest Town, No. 2; Langhorn's Book, No. 3; In the Parish Register of St. George, Kingston;… Read more
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CASTOROLOGIA, OR THE HISTORY AND TRADITIONS OF THE CANADIAN BEAVER. AN EXHAUSTIVE MONOGRAPH, POPULARLY WRITTEN AND FULLY ILLUSTRATED.

by Martin, Horace T.

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Published
1892
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Montreal: Wm. Drysdale, 1892. 238 pp, 9 1/4" H. Brown cloth, bevelled boards, gilt lettering/decoration on spine and front board, top edge gilt. Inscribed on verso of frontispiece by the publisher: "To John Irwin Esq / of St. Andrews / Que / Feb. 1st / William F. Drysdale." Over 50 b&w illustrations - all present. Contents:… Read more
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image of THE POST-OFFICE ANNUAL DIRECTORY FOR 1836-37:  CONTAINING AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE MERCHANTS, TRADERS, MANUFACTURERS, AND PRINCIPAL INHABITANTS: AND A SECOND LIST OF THE NAMES OF MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS, IN GLASGOW AND SUBURBS.

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Glasgow: John Graham (For the Letter-Carriers of the Post-Office), 1836. xv, 341, 118 pp, 7 1/8" H. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled paper-covered boards, black leather title label on spine with gilt lettering, additional gilt date and decoration, blindstamped design. Small label at top of front pastedown: "J. Carss & Co., Bookbinders, 31, Argyle Street, Glasgow."… Read more
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RAILWAY RECORDS: A GUIDE TO SOURCES.

by Edwards, Cliff.

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Published
2001
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9781903365106
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Richmond, Surrey: Public Record Office, 2001. 222 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H). B&w illustrations. "This guide shows enthusiasts and researchers how to find records relating to railway companies, individuals who served on the railways and the trains themselves. From the first days of steam to the golden age of train travel at the start of the… Read more
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AFRICA'S CHILDREN: A HISTORY OF BLACKS IN YARMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA.

by Robart-Johnson, Sharon.

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2009
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9781550028621
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Toronto: Natural Heritage, 2009. 236 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Chronicling the history of Black families of the Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia, (this book) is a mirror image of the hopes and despairs and the achievements and injustices that mark the early stories of many African-Canadians. This extensively researched history traces the lives of those… Read more
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MEMOIRS OF AN OLD COG. VOLUME THREE. (VOLUME 3).

by Halbert, Mabel L.

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1986
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Self-published, 1986. 338 pp, 9 1/2" H. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. B&w photographs. The third book of a three volume autobiography by Mabel Louise Halbert (1897-1986) describing her life in Shelburne, Ontario and area. Born Mabel Louise Rayfield and previously married as Mabel Little, she begins this volume with her… Read more
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image of THE BUCHANAN BOOK:  THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER BUCHANAN, Q.C., OF MONTREAL, FOLLOWED BY AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY BUCHANAN.  PLUS:  LATER LEAVES OF THE BUCHANAN BOOK.  2 VOLUMES.

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Montreal: Privately Printed 2 volume set. "The Buchanan Book", privately printed, Montreal, 1911in a limited edition of 300 copies. This is No. 240 and is *unsigned*, contrary to the limitation statement. Dark blue cloth with paper title label on spine, top edge gilt, (v)-xiii, 476 pp, + Appendix (5 pp), Index (viii pp), 9 5/8" H. … Read more
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WAR RECORD: THE McGILL CHAPTER OF DELTA UPSILON, 1939-1945.

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1946
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Montreal: McGill Chapter of Delta Upsilon, 1946. 83 pp, 8 7/8" H. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering/crest on front board. B&w photographs. Contents: Dedication; Killed in Action (short biographies with photographs of Carl Raymond Davis; Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon; Hugh John Findlay; William Scarth Fry; William Austin Gardiner; Ross Eveleigh Johnson; Robert James McCormick;… Read more
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CHRIST CHURCH: OUR HERITAGE. A RECORD OF 150 YEARS OF SERVICE.

by Holling, S.A., editor. (Earl B. Eddy, E.J. McGirr, J.G. Carscallen, T.A. Morgan, S.A. Holling.)

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1974
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Clarkson, Ontario: S.A. Holling, 1974. (183) pp, 9" H. B&w illustrations. A history of Christ Church, Clarkson, Ontario. Contents: Early Days (First Inhabitants / Preparing for Settlement / The Pioneers / The Methodist Episcopal Church / The First Church / The Corner Church); The Stalwart Ones (The Loyalists / The Promised Land); Salvation, O! The Joyful… Read more
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HISTORY OF BALLINAFAD CHURCHES, 1825-1978.

by Shorthill, Reta; McEnery, Jesse.

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1978
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(Ballinafad, Ontario): Centennial Committee, Ballinafad United Church, 1978. 48 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs, drawings. A short history of the Methodist (1825-1925), Presby-terian (1878-1925) and United (1925-1978) churches of Ballinafad, Ontario. Sections include: Church Organizations; Affiliation with Churchill; Raising of Church for a Basement; Missionary Contributions; Sunday School; Sunday School Picnics. Gives lists of… Read more
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COOKSVILLE: VILLAGE OF THE PAST.

by Weeks, Verna Mae.

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Published
1996
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9780969130178
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Mississauga, Ontario: Verna Mae Weeks, 1996. 315 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. "The village of Cooksville (now part of the city of Mississauga), located on the Dundas Highway, was once considered the liveliest village between Toronto and Hamilton, until a terrible fire occurred there a century-and-a-half ago, on the 26th of May, 1852. Six… Read more
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THE TORONTONIAN SOCIETY BLUE BOOK AND CLUB MEMBERSHIP REGISTER. THE SOCIAL REGISTER 1934.

by Covington, William J., editor.

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1934
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Toronto: The Torontonian Society Blue Book, 1934. 440 pp. Dark blue simulated leather semi-yapp covers with gold lettering/banding on spine and gold lettering/decoration on front board. B&w photographs, plus three sections of blue & white photographs/reproductions in elaborate gold borders. Title page continues: A Social and Club Membership Register. An Authoritative Register of Elite Torontonian… Read more
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COYOTE FLATS HISTORICAL REVIEW, 1905-1965.

by Noble, T.C., foreword. (Marie Sorgard, Everett, Sorgard, et al.)

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Published
1967
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Lethbridge, Alberta: Southern Printing Company, 1967. 390 pp + index, 9 1/8" H. Blue boards with silver lettering/decoration on spine and front board. B&w photographs, drawings - *no map*. A local history of the "area bounded by the Black Spring Ridge on the west, the Little Bow river on the north, and the Old Man River on… Read more
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PIONEERS AND PROGRESS.

by Alix Clive Historical Club. (Beatrice Parlby, Vera Barritt, Alice Nielsen, Alice Roland Simmons, Dr. A.E. Shore, et al.)

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Published
1974
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9780919212435
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Alberta, Canada: Alix Clive Historical Club, 1974. 880 pp, 10 5/8" H. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering/decoration on front board - no dust jacket (as issued). B&w photographs, reproductions, maps - section on cattle brands. A local history of the Alberta district surrounding Alix and Clive. Contents: Foreword; A "Times' Passing"; A… Read more
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DRAKE PAST AND PRESENT: MAKING MEMORIES.

by Drake History Committee. (Arnold M. Schroeder, Clare Haryett, Wilda Gunther, Bill Dack, Karen Friesen, Isabelle Nixon, Lindsay Blair, Matilda Dueck, hugh Strong, et al.)

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Published
1987
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9780889255883
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Drake, Saskatchewan: Drake History Book Committee, 1987. 471 pp, 11 1/4" H. Medium brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine, lettering and decoration on front board - no dust jacket (as issued). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps. Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Map; In the Beginning (Settlement of the Quill Lake Plains / Village of Drake… Read more
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