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North-side Nostalgia: 100 Years at De Grassi Point Lake Simcoe 1889-1989

By Various Authors

Self-published, 1990. First printing. 176 pp., many photos, maps, etc., oversized softcover. Some wear and creasing to covers, some waviness to early part of text at bottom. Firmly bound, no owner's marks, no tears. Scarce book.. 1st. Paperback. Fair.


Waterloo County: An illustrated history

By Geoffrey Hayes

Waterloo Historical Society, 1997. First printing. 274 pp., many photos, appendices, notes, index, oversized format in pictorial hardcovers. Fine copy with no owner's name, no significant wear. A very attractive example of this uncommon local history.. 1st. Hardcover. Fine.


Muskoka Memories: Sketches from Real Life

By Hathaway, Ann

Toronto: Briggs, 1904. First printing. Pp. vii, 8-227, frontis plate of Hathaway Bay, 7 plates, octavo format in green buckram with photo paste-down, gilt rules and titles. A very attractive little book. Neat owner's name dated 1907. Cloth is lightly worn at tips with bright gilt, front paste-down is lightly worn with small chip from edge. Binding firm with original endpapers, no sign of repair. Contents clean. The frontis plate appears to have some smudged ink from the printing process affecting just the bottom 3/4" of the image. A very attractive copy of this scarce Canadiana item.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good.


History of Clinton and Surrounding Territory

By Clinton Women's Institute

Clinton: Clinton Women's Institute , 1950. First printing. 89 pp., photos of WWII local soldiers, churches, etc., octavo format in dark blue softcovers. Includes information on the surrounding townships. A totally usable reading copy, however there is some sign of past dampness with staining to some pages etc. The top-right corner of the first page has been torn off, not affecting printed text. A decent copy of this rare local history. . 1st. Paperback. Fair.


Historic Hastings

By Boyce, Gerald E.

Belleville, ON: Ontario Intelligencer, 1967. Second printing, 1968. 387 pp., many photos, large fold-out map in rear, index, large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt titles, dust jacket. Belleville local history. Nearly Fine text in Very Good dj with some edge-wear and a couple of tears.. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.


Canadian Advertising Before Our Time

By Abrahamson, Roy A.

Toronto: Cherry Tree Press , 1983. First printing. About 100 pp., 3 pp. text, remainder is reproductions of ads, oversized oblong softcover. Nearly Fine copy with no owner's name, light wear to covers. Uncommon and interesting book.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good.


Down By the Bay: The Story of the Ashbridge Family / Pres De La Baie: L'histoire De La Famille Ashbridge June 24 - October 29, 2000

By Doroszenko, Dena Curator

Toronto: Market Gallery , 2000. First printing. 21 pp., exhibition catalogue with three photos, oversized oblong softcover. Very Good with light wear to covers. Uncommon item.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good.


Arboretum Guide to Mount Pleasant Cemetery (Specimen Guide MAP)

By Toronto Trust Cemeteries

Toronto: Toronto Trust Cemeteries , 1988. Two items: Arboreturm Guide: about 40 pp., detailed list of species with common name, scientific name, location index, index, oversized photocopied, stapled at top left. Also: a large folding map about 40" X 11", with name index, location index, key plan, arboretum plan. Plus a large folding "Specimen Tree Plan" map of the cemetery. Interesting pair fo items.. 1st. Unbound. Very Good.


Toronto the Green (Guide to Parks)

By Andrews, W. A. President Toronto Field Naturalists Club

Toronto: Toronto Field Naturalists Club , 1976. Apparent first printing. 42 pp., photos, many maps of water systems and parks, index, oversized softcover stapled in green illustrated covers. Nearly Fine with light wear to covers. Rare item. . 1st. Paperback. Very Good.


Looking Back: The Story of Fergus Through the Years

By Mestern, Pat

Pat Mattaini Mestern, 1983. First printing. Two volume set, 350 + 351-785, many photos, octavo format in cream illustrated card covers. Fine unread copies with no owner's name, no creases or wear. Tiny soil spots to the rear cover of Volume II. A very attractive set. . 1st. Paperback. Fine.


Rogues' Hollow: The Story of the Village of Newburgh, Ontario Told Through Its Buildings.

By Cruickshank, Tom & Peter John Stokes.

The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, 1983., 1983. First printing. 200 pp., profusely illustrated with photos, drawings and maps, biblio, index, oversize 4to, hardcover, dustjacket. Fine/Nearly Fine copy. Appears unread. No names, no creases, just light wear and a few edge-nicks to dj at extremies. Superb example of this excellent Canadian architectural conservancy reference.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.


A Glimpse of Creemore's Past

By Maynard, Edward K. Ed

Creemore: Village of Creemore Centennial Committee , 1989. First printing. 207 pp., many historical photos, octavo format in cream illustrated card covers. Internally Nearly Fine with no owner's name, firm binding, minor wear, few minor soil spots to covers.. 1st. Paperback. Good.


The Beach in Pictures, 1793-1932

By Campbell, Mary; Myrvold, Barbara

Toronto, ON, Canada: Toronto Public Library Board, 1988. First printing. 44 pp., many photos, oversize oblong softcover. No owner's name. Lovely copy with light wear, minor creasing to covers. SIGNED by Mary Campbell. Nearly Fine.. Signed by Author. 1st. Paperback. Very Good.


Historical Walking Tour of Kew Beach

By Campbell, Mary & Barbara Myrvold

Toronto: Toronto Public Library Board , 1995. First revised edition. 56 pp., photos, maps, octavo format, softcover. No owner's name, no noticeable wear. Laid in: related news clippings with photos and old map. Fine copy, appears unread. . 1st. Paperback. Fine.


Alton: A Pictorial History (Ontario, Canada)

By Beaumont, Ralph.

Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1977. Revised edition. Original was 1974. About 26 pp., photos, maps, octavo format in yellow card covers. Very fresh unread copy.. 1st. Paperback. Fine.


Why Call it That? The Origin of Most of the Street and Place Names in Orillia

By MacDonald, Ross

Orillia Historical Society , 1990. First printing. 43 pp., photos, sources, index, octavo format in whit illustrated softcover, folding map in rear pocket. Nearly Fine copy with no owner's name, no significant wear. . 1st. Paperback. Very Good.


Neighbours: Three Social Settlements in Downtown Toronto
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Neighbours: Three Social Settlements in Downtown Toronto

By Professor Allan Irving; Harriet Parsons; Donald F Bellamy

Canadian Scholars Press, 1995. First printing. 261 pp., photos, biblio, index, octavo format in softcovers. Neat owner's name and phone number on first page, modest wear to covers. Decent copy of this scarce and interesting book.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good.


Pioneer Life in the County of York.

By Guillet, Edwin C.

Toronto: Hess-Trade Typesetting, 1946. First printing. Xiii, 14-166 pp., 96 ills., map eps, 8vo, green cloth. VG copy: tight and clean with no owner's name, modest wear to cloth at tips. Nice copy.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.


The Ontario Village of Brougham: Past Present Future

By Miller, Robert A.

Brougham: Self-published, 1973. First printing. Copy 1413 of a numbered limited edition. 407 pp., folding maps in front and rear, many photos, biblio, octavo size, dark brown cloth. Book has no significant flaws, no owners marks, tips a bit bumped. Dust jacket is not clipped, just light edge-wear, couple of edge-nicks. A superb Nearly Fine/Nearly Fine copy.. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.



By Plaskett, Bill

Lunenburg: Lunenburg County District Planning Office , 1989. Third printing, 1989. Pp. vi, 36 printed recto only with 78 line drawings, oversized oblong softcover. Neat owner's name on front cover, otherwise Nearly Fine copy with light wear.. 3rd. Paperback. Very Good.


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