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1 Ahern, Frances Robin OAKVILLE - A Small Town 1900 - 1930
Oakville, Ontario The Oakville Historical Society 1986 0919822460 / 9780919822467 Third Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
213 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. The Contents are: Foreword by June Hooey; Preface; To Set the Scene; Beautiful Oakville; Industries 1900 - 1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street - Trafalgar Road - Station Road; Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street - South Side; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street - North Side; The Main Street; Navy Street; Recreation 1900 - 1930; and An Era of Gracious Living; followed by an appendix and an index. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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2 Aitken, Alice THE BOOK OF TURNBERRY (Ontario) 1857 - 1957
Wingham, Ontario Wingham Advance Times 1957 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
59 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing at the hinges; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: The Beginnings; Homes - Then and Now; Industries - Then and Now - Farming; Lumbering; Stores; Cheese and Buttermaking; Turnberry Councils; Education; Churches; Railway, Communications and Population; Towns and Villages: Wingham; Lower Wingham; Bluevale; Belmore; Zetland; Council Minutes; Roads and Bridges - Fincances - Taverns; Famine Flurries Floods; Wars; Woman's Institutes; Community Organizations; Social Activities; Cemeteries; Turnberry Tales; Poems; and Turnberry Residents 1861. 
Price: 49.45 CDN
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3 Anonymous CENTENNIAL HISTORY - 1842 - 1967 - Erin Township and Erin Village
Erin, Ontario Private Printing 1967 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
160 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light edge and corner wear with some darkening around the edges; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. The township of Erin is situated in the north-eastern part of the County of Wellington. Erin was named by the surveyors for Ireland because it was surveyed immediately after Albion, named for England, and Caledon, named for Scotand. 
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4 Anonymous FACT AND FANCY - Book II - Maritime Lore
Riverview, New Brunswick R. D. Barton 1986 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Ephemera 16mo 
16 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers; illustrated with black and white drawings. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Maritime Mice Invasion; The Captain's Wife; Running Rum; The Chuckle at Chester; Pork and Beans War; Big Frog or Big Fraud; The Hudson Graveyard; Another Cow Story; World's Largest Lobster; International Golf Club; John Briggs R.I.P.; Thief Hangs Thief; Big Girl; Funny Money; and 60 Convicts Marooned on Maritime Island. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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5 Anonymous FACT AND FANCY - Book IV - Maritime Lore
Riverview, New Brunswick R. D. Barton 1987 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Ephemera 16mo 
16 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers; illustrated with black and white drawings. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Politician's Duel; The First Telegraph System; Benjamin Franklin - Our Postmaster; Born in Judique; The Rule of the Road; Fredericton's Funny Ferries; A Chocolate Covered Tale; A Young Coal Miner; It's Longer and Older; Philosophy of a Clown; and So the Devil Can't Catch Me. 
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6 Anonymous HISTORIC TORONTO
Toronto Toronto Civic Historical Committee 1953 First Edition Paperback Very Good Very Good 8vo Frank Fog; 
55 pp. Staple-bound in a pictorial card dustjacket; maps on the fold-out endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps.. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Frank Fog. The Contents are: Yonge Street; Fort York; Bishop Strachan: Capitulation of York; Garrison Cemetery; First Cemetery; Mackenzie House; William Lyon Mackenzie; 1837 Rebellion; Osgoode Hall; Casa Loma; Oldest Lake Light; St Lawrence Market; City Hall; St James Cathedral; Last Duel in York; Jesse Ketchum Hall; The Old Mill; Colborne Lodge; Scadding Cottage; and Little York. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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7 Anonymous THE IMPERIAL ORDER DAUGHTERS OF THE EMPIRE
Toronto Private Printing 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 141 pp. Navy blue cloth with a red, white and gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some minor rubbing on the panels; no interior writing. Golden Jubilee History of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire - the IODE, founded in 1900 by Margaret Polson Murray to promote imperialism. The Chapters are: The Attainment of an Ideal; The Early Years; War; The Work Expands; The Second Twenty-five Years; The Depression Years; Educational Work Expands; War Clouds; Summary of War and Post War Services; East Coast - West Coast; and Looking Forward; followed Appendix; Provincial Chapters; National Officers; and an index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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8 Anonymous (editor) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1947 - 1948
Ottawa, Ontario National Museum of Canada 1949 First Edition Paperback Very Good Ephemera 8vo 
46 pp. Staple-bound in card covers. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 113 - Canada Department of Mines and Resources - Mines, Forests and Scientific Services Branch. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. This report contains: General Activities of the National Museum of Canada by F. J. Alcock; Anthropological Division; Biological Division; Educational Work; Preliminary Report on the Excavations of the Kant Site, Renfrew County, Ontario by J. N. Emerson; An Archaeological Survey of the North Bank of the St. Lawrence River Between Cornwall and Cardinal, Ontario, June 19 to July 11, 1947 by Douglas Leechman and Frederica de Laguna; The Parker Site by Douglas Leechman and Frederica de Laguna; Botanical Investigations on the East Coast of Hudson and James Bays by W. K. W. Baldwin; and The Edmonton Fauna and Description of a New Triceratops from the Upper Edmonton Member; Phylogeny of the Ceratopsidae by C. M. Sternberg. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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9 Anonymous (editor) DESIGNATED LANDMARKS OF THE CITY OF WATERLOO - Ontario
Waterloo, Ontario Private Printing 1987 First Printing - First Thus Soft Cover Very Good Ephemera 8vo 
Unpaginated. Staple-bound in heavy card covers; illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; The Designation Plaque; Preserving Ontario's Architecture; and The Designated Landmarks, including a map to show each location. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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10 Anonymous (editor) FAMILY HISTORY AND REMINISCENCES OF EARLY SETTLERS
Niagara Falls, Ontario Niagara Historical Society - Niagara Regional Library System 1979 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Ephemera 8vo 
60 pp. NHS 28. Staple-bound in card covers. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Correspondence of Hon. Wm. Dickson with General Dearborn - 1813; Reminiscences of Mrs Edward Pilkington; Second Papers; Francis Goring; Recollections of War of 1812 or Hon. Jus. Crooks; Reminscences of Michael D. Gonder; Dr Cyrus Sumner; Mrs Bell - a Pioneer Heroine; Royal Canadian Rifles at Hudson Bay; Adam Vrooman; and Niagara Camp - 1915. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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11 Anonymous - Maryborough Township History Book Committee THRU THE YEARS... Maryborough Township (Ontario) - Volume II - 1851 - 1998
Maryborough Township, Ontario Maryborough Township History Book Committee 2000 0968683703 / 9780968683705 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 4to 
(xiv) 884 pp. Please note this is a very large and heavy book and depending where in the world you are, the shipping may be quite a bit higher than normal. Red boards decorated in black on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; endpaper maps; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Only the slightest signs of use; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Message from Lynn Myers M.P.; Message from Ted Arnott M.P.P.; Message from the Reeve - Keith Dickson; Chairperson's Thoughts by Shirley Loree Kalbfleisch; Book Explanation - the next seventeen chapters run through the district by Concessions 1 - 17; Present Day Map; Villages - Hollen, Moorefield, Rothsay; Agriculture - Yesterday and Today; Schools; War Veterans; Businesses; Cottages; Organizations; Celebrations; Conclusion; Index; and Hollen's Index. 
Price: 329.95 CDN
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12 Anonymous. BADENOCH (Ontario) 1832 - 1967
Ontario Badenoch Historical Committee 1967 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
56 pp. Staple-bound in card covers. Light wear on the corners with a small ink mark on the front cover; no interior markings. The Contents are: Pioneers from Badenoch, Scotland; Military Record; The First School; Teachers; Beginning of Presbyterianism; Industries; Badenoch Men on the Puslinch Council; Professional Men from Badenoch; March of Time - Mail Delivery; The Telephone; Hydro Electric Power; Conservation; Reforestation; Flood Control; Local Organizations: The Badenoch Women's Institute; Sports Activities; 4-H Clubs; Badenoch Community Centre; Red Cross; Badenoch Centennial; and Century Farms. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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13 Anonymous. HISTORIC NOVA SCOTIA - A Land of Pilgrimage for all Time, Beloved for its Natural Beauty and the Romance of its History
Halifax, Nova Scotia Bureau of Information - Government of Nova Scotia 1940 First Printing Paperback Good Only 8vo 
116 pp. Staple bound in pictorial card covers. Actually undated but printed either between 1933 and 1940 or between 1945 and 1954 - considering the appearance, most likely the former - those are the dates when Angus Macdonald served as Premier of Nova Scotia and he was Premier when this was printed. Edge and corner wear with some creasing; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Nova Scotia: Land of Romance; Flag and Arms of Nova Scotia; Historic Nova Scotia: A place-by-place exploration beginning with Amherst and finishing with Yarmouth; with sub-chapters: Samuel de Champlain; Coal Mining in Nova Scotia; Order of the Good Time; Racial Characteristics of Nova Scotians; and Wind Ships of Nova Scotia. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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14 Anonymous. THE HISTORY OF ACACIA LODGE - Masons
Hamilton, Ontario Acacia Lodge 1955 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 12mo 
121 pp. Blue boards decorated in gilt on the front panel; blue endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners; previous owner's name inside; as issued, no dustjacket. Accompanied by a dropped-in presentation slip dated 1955. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Preface; The Founding of the Lodge - in Hamilton; Charter Members of the Lodge; The Grand Lodge of Canada; A Period of Inactivity; Revival Under New Auspices; Ninety Years of Steady Growth; Some Distinguished Brethren; Men Who Have Influenced the Character of the Lodge; Acacia Brethren in World Wars I and II; and The Membership. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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15 Anonymous. THE HISTORY OF ST JOHN'S UNITED CHURCH - WIARTON, ONTARIO - 100 Years: 1889 - 1989
Wiarton, Ontario The Centennial Book Committee 1990 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 4to 
129 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel; illustrated endpapers; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. The Chapters are: Early Years of the Church; Board Members; In Memoriam Gifts; Military Service; The Church's Organization; Past Ministers; Church Music; Sunday School and Youth Groups; Women in the Church; Dan Davidson's Memories; Board of Management; 60th Anniversary; The Parsonage; Church Renovations; and Centennial Celebrations. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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16 Anonymous. THE OXFORD COURSE IN CANADIAN HISTORY
Toronto The Makers of Canada 1928 First Edition Paperback Very Good 16mo 
Eleven staple-bound booklets and a pouch of maps. Very light wear; no interior markings. Illustrated in black and white. The volumes are: 1: The Canadian Adventure; 2: Exploration; 3: Settlement and Social Progress; 4: Transportation; 5: Political Development to 1849; 6: Confederation; 7: New France and Old Quebec; 8: The Maritime Provinces; 9: Ontario; 10: The Prairie Provinces and Pacific Slope; and 11: The New Day; along with 12: a folder of maps. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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17 Anonymous. THE ROMANTIC CROW'S NEST PASS
Calgary, Alberta Frontier Publishing 1969 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good- 8vo 
48 pp. First Thus - Revised Edition of The Dynamic Crow's Nest Pass. Staple bound in pictorial card covers. Edge and corner wear with some discolouration on the covers; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. 
Price: 8.75 CDN
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18 Armitage, Andrew OWEN SOUND: The Day the Governor General Came to Town - and Other Tales
Cheltenham, Ontario The Boston Mills Press 1979 0919822843 / 9780919822849 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Joanne Page; Sharon Rice-Burnside; 
88 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with maps, line drawings by Sharon Rice-Burnside, and black and white photographs; cover art by Joanne Page. The Contents are: July 30, 1874; Murder Forever a Mystery; Gold; McNeill's Mansion - the Corran at Wiarton; Death Took Joy from Osler Castle; John A. Barely Survived Georgian Bay; Lord Elgin Came to Church and Was Chased Away; The Merry Ship of Fools; Canada's Counterfeit Capital; Death Would Come for All but Two; Scandal: Judge and Warden Came to Blows; Firemen's Tournament: A Glorious Day; Haunted School Was No Prank; Dare-Devil Parachutist Thrilled Owen Sound; Towns Grew Bitter When Prostitute Was Freed by Court; Delivery Day; Grey Bruce Pioneers Prized Their Horses; King's Royal: A Magnificent Failure; Slowly Cars Gained the Upper Hand; Traffic James Were a Problem When First Car Arrived; Dominion Day Was a Community Event 70 Years Ago; It Was a Pretty Wet Dry Town in 1908; Owen Sound's Future Went Up in Smoke with Elevator Fire; Old Banks Gone, Memories Remain; A Hero's Homecoming; and The Harvest of 1917. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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19 Avery, Donald H.; Eaton, Mark THE MEANING OF LIFE - The Scientific and Social Experiences of Everitt and Robert Murray 1930 - 1964
Toronto The Champlain Society 2008 0981050603 / 9780981050607 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Near Fine 8vo 
(cxxvi) 817 pp. Limited edition of 800 copies. Red cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Very lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; Note to the Reader; Family and Professional Correspondence 1930 - 1939; Scientific Warfare and the Threat of Biological Warfare; Adjusting to Wartime Challenges 1939 - 1945; Family Correspondence: 1946, 1947, 1948 - 1949, 1950 - 1951, 1952 - 1955; 1956 - 1964; Select Bibliography; Appendices: A: The Murray Family Profile; B: Professional Achievements of Everitt and Robert Murray; C: Selection of Freda Murray's Poetry; and D: Profile of Doris Murray's Painting Career; followed by an index. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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20 Backhouse, Frances (foreword by Pierre Berton) WOMEN OF THE KLONDIKE
Vancouver and Toronto Whitecap Books 1997 1551103753 / 9781551103754 Fifth Printing Paperback Near Fine 8vo 
(xi) 212 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. The Contents are: Foreword by Pierre Berton; Preface; First Woman of the Klondike; Women on the Gold Rush Trail; Loyal Wives and Hopeful Spinsters; Ministering to the Wants of Helpless Masculinity; Come and Do a Shuffle with Me, Sam; Hunting for Souls in the Gold Fields; The New Woman in the North; With Shovel and Gold Pan; Doing the Klondike; and Woman Holds the Field; followed by Selected Bibliography and an index. 
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