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image of Early Settlers of Bowmanville, Darlington, Clarke, and Surrounding Country, With sketches of the habits and customs of the aborigines, and synopsis of the Zoology indigenous to this portion of Canada

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Bowmanville: West Durham Steam Printing and Publishing House, 1875. Booklet. Good. 43 p. 21 cm. Tan paper covers. Spine deteriorated. Ink stamp on front cover and p. 23. Some soiling and small tears to covers.
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Bobcaygeon: A Picture Book of Memories

by VAN OUDENAREN, Harry

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780969629306
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$35.00

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Bobcaygeon, ON: Bobcaygeon Publishing, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 196 p. 21 x 24 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Grey cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket.
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The Township of Scugog; A nice place to live; A nice place to visit

by Township of Scugog; Scugog Chamber of Commerce

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Published
1982
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Near fine
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$25.00

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Port Perry, ON: Township of Scugog; Scugog Chamber of Commerce, 1982. Booklet. Near fine. 27 p. 24 cm. B&w photos. Map of Port Perry at rear. Tourist guide covers historical architecture, shopping, education, Port Perry, Scugog Island, smaller communties (Blackstock, Prince Albert), agriculture, historic site, industry, recreation, accomodation, culture, etc.
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Beautiful Ottawa, Canada's capital city, the Chateau Laurier, and Algonquin Provincial Park

by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada

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Published
nd. ca. 1913-14
Condition
Good
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$75.00

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[Montreal?]: Hotel Dept., Grand Trunk System, nd. ca. 1913-14. Softcover. Good. 31 p. 23 cm. 21 colour illustrations. Map inside rear cover. Paper covers tied with cord. Tears to edges, some soiling and creasing. A few spots inside. Cover title: "Ottawa: The Capital of The Dominion of Canada." 6 illustrations (not photos) of interior of Chateau… Read more
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Strong like the Mountain

by GUEST, Azel A.

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Published
November 1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
"Proposed fourth edition"
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$40.00

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Whitby, Ontario: Abel A. Guest, November 1993. "Proposed fourth edition". Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. 100 copies. 355 p. 28 cm. Tipped-in colour photograph and 2 maps. Burgundy hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. A unique local history. "This book is a bound manuscript of a proposed fourth edition of "Strong Like the Mountain" Archive photographs included in earlier editions… Read more
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Strong like the Mountain

by GUEST, Azel A.

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
Fourth Edition, August 1995
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$75.00

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Whitby, Ontario: Abel A. Guest, 1995. Fourth Edition, August 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. 365 p. 28 cm. Tipped-in colour photograph, 2 maps, 8 colour postcard reproductions, b&w illustrations. Burgundy hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Some marks on covers. A unique local history. "Growing up in Picton During the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties."
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"Sock Bazaar" advertisement, 1911

by St. John's Church, Alvinston

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Published
1911
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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Alvinston, ON: St. John's Church, 1911. Very good. 17 cm one-sided paper advertising "Sock Bazaar" to be held December 13, 1911 in Council Chambers, Alvinston, Lambton County, Ontario. Four verse comical poem explains the event. One horizontal crease and small spot.
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An Illustrated History of Collingwood Township

by Council of the Township of Collingwood

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Published
1979
Condition
Near fine
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$50.00

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Council of the Township of Collingwood, 1979. Hardcover. Near fine/Good. 335 p. 29 cm. Colour frontispiece. B&w illustrations. Brown cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Soiling to dustjacket. Includes sections on fruit growing and the ski industry. Appendices and bibliography.
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Hewers Of The Forests, Fishers Of The Lakes: The History of Tobermory & St. Edmunds Township 1870-1984

by St. Edmunds History Committee

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd edition, revised
ISBN
9780969470519
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$75.00

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Tobermory, ON: Tobermory Press, 2010. 2nd edition, revised. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Original edition compiled by The Township of St. Edmunds, ed. Cathy Robins. Revisions and corrections for second edition compiled by the St. Edmunds History Committee, Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula. viii, 252 p. 29 cm. B&w illustrations. Green leatherette with gold print in pictorial dustjacket. Jacket has… Read more
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image of Toronto during the French Régime: A History of the Toronto Region From Brûle to Simcoe, 1615-1793

Toronto during the French Régime: A History of the Toronto Region From Brûle to Simcoe, 1615-1793

by ROBINSON, Percy J.; JEFFERYS, C. W. (illus.)

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Published
1965
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$30.00

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University of Toronto Press, 1965. Second Edition. Softcover. Good. xx, 274 p. 23 cm. 23 b&w maps and illustrations. Softcover. Moderate wear to edges and some discolouration to rear cover and spine.
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The Rise of Toronto 1850-1890

by MASTERS, D. C.

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Published
1947
Condition
Near fine
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$40.00

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Toronto: The University of Toronto Press, 1947. Hardcover. Near fine. xi, 239 p. 24 cm. Brown cloth. Upper corners slightly bumped. Faint mark lower spine and on pp. 58-59. Follow the rise of the city through boom and depression and into a budding metropolis. Index.
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Commemorating Events of Great Significance to the People of Ontario

by The Ontario Department of Travel and Publicity

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Published
1959
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Good
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$15.00

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Toronto: The Ontario Department of Travel and Publicity, 1959. Good. 28 cm folder with detached photos of the Queen and Prince Philip. Ink stamp on front cover a long with a bit of soiling and discolouration. Former owner's label inside. Short message from Premier Leslie Frost on rear cover. Title continues: "The Opening of the St. Lawrence… Read more
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Preliminary Report of a Survey of the District of Huronia for the Huronia Historic Stie and Tourist Association

by JURY, Wilfrid

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Published
1952
Condition
Very good +
Edition
No. 1, Nov. 1952
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$25.00

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London, Ontario: The University of Western Ontario, 1952. No. 1, Nov. 1952. Booklet. Very good +. 25 p. 22 cm. Staplebound booklet. Faint stains to covers. Suggestions for the development of historic sites interesting to tourists, including look-outs, ship yards, places of interest, old buildings, ghost towns, farms, shore-line. Particular attention to Barrie, Coldwater, Collingwood, Honey Harbour,… Read more
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Villages et visages de l'Ontario francais

by BRODEUR, René; CHOQUETTE, Robert

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Published
1979
Condition
Very good +
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l'Office de la telecommunication educative de l'Ontario, 1979. Softcover. Very good +. 142 p. 30 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Light wear. Ink inscription on first page. French text.
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Souvenir Cornwall July 1-2-3-4 Inundation Program, 1958

by City of Cornwall

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Published
1958
Condition
Near fine
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$25.00

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Cornwall, Ontario: City of Cornwall, 1958. Staplebound. Near fine. 64 p. 25 cm. B&w illustrations including map of Cornwall. Staplebound softcover. Ink stamp on front cover. Pages clean and neat. Fromer owner's label on first page. Lists ceremonies on Dominion Day and days afterwards. Much local advertising.
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The Bruce: a guide

by BROWN, Lindsey

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Published
1979
Condition
Near fine
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$20.00

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Tobermory: The Mariner Chart Shop, 1979. Softcover. Near fine. 88 p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations with partial-colour maps. Describes towns and townships, Cape Croker, Flowerpot Island, Rankin River canoe route, nature reserves, folklore, Bruce Trail, Massasauga rattlesnake, birds, shipwrecks, lighthouses, etc. Bibliography and index.
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History of Toronto and County of York Ontario. Vols I & II

by C. Blackett Robinson

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Published
1885
Condition
Very good
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$250.00

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Toronto: C. Blackett Robinson, 1885. Hardcover. Very good. 2 vols.: vii, 510; 511 p. 25 cm. Pristine fold-out map at beginning of vol. I. 16 engraved plates in vol. 1 and 28 in vol. 2, mainly portraits. Half burgundy leather with matching cloth boards and text block edges. Moderate wear to extremities with a few spots to… Read more
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The Annals of the Town of Guelph 1827 to 1877

by BURROWS, C. Acton (comp.)

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Published
1877
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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Guelph: Herald Steam Printing House, 1877. Softcover. Good. 170 p. incl. ads. 22 cm. Paper covers. Chipped and torn spine, light wear elsewhere. Charles Acton Burrows (1853-1948) was manager of the Standard Printing Company at Elora, Ontario but joined the editorial staff of the Guelph Herald the following year, becoming its editor in 1875 and managing proprietor… Read more
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Life in the Country: A View From One Hundred Years Ago

by PULLIN, Martyn G.; MAIN, Stephen Sylvester (illus.)

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Published
2004
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9781554290888
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$150.00

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Burlington, ON: TannerRitchie Publishing, 2004. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 169, [3] p. 22 x 31 cm. Over 200 b&w illustrations. Black cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket.Thumb mark to front free endpaper. Signed by author opposite title page. The photographer took photos of farms, homes, the village of Sheffield, local people, scenery, etc. Appendix of local maps along with… Read more
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Wolfe Island Past and Present

by COSGROVE, Winston M.

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Published
1973
Condition
Very good
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$45.00

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The author, 1973. Softcover. Very good. 61 p. 23 cm. B&w photos. Green softcover. Light wear. Inscribed by author on half title. Includes early settlers, renowned citizens, island landmarks, education, postal services, social life, sports, transportation, etc. News clipping of author's obituary tucked inside.
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