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Remember When...Volume 1: Woburn (School Section #6)

by Schofield, Richard

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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CA$19.65

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[Scarborough, ON]: S.n., 1978. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 6" x 9" Original tan card wraps, staple bound. 51 pp. Small blue stain to front cover. Ink ownership inscription to title page. History of the Woburn and Bendale areas of Scarborough, Ontario.
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A Sufficient Quantity of Pure and Wholesome Water": The Story of Hamilton's Old Pumphouse

by James, William and Evelyn James

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Minotavros Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$27.21

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London, Ontario: Phelps Publishing Company, 1978. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. Original red cloth. viii, 150 pp. [42] pp. B&W plates of photos, including frontis. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. Dust jacket bumped to extremities, a few short tears, small chips to spine ends and corners, rubbing to joints, a few small stains. Bill and Lyn… Read more
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Aristocratic Toronto: 19th Century Grandeur

by Booth Martyn, Lucy

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Minotavros Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
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CA$49.12

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Toronto: Gage Publishing Limited, 1980. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full maroon cloth. 224 pp. B&W photos in-text. Includes geneaologies for the Baldwin, Denison and Jarvis families. Very small stain to table of contents page, else clean and tight. Dust jacket is price clipped, bumped and creased to extremities, a few short tears and chips. The nineteenth century… Read more
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The Annex: The Story of a Toronto Neighbourhood

by Batten, Jack

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Minotavros Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$26.45

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Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 2004. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 9" x 9" First printing. Pictorial paper boards, matching dust jacket. 160 pp. Fine condition. Well-known author and critic Jack Batten, an Annex resident for almost 40 years, weaves a rich tale involving the Timothy Eaton family; E.J. Lennox and the architects who gave the Annex… Read more
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The Italians in Canada

by Spada, A.V.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$37.79

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Ottawa and Montreal: Riviera Printers and Publishers, 1969. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED and dated with inscription. Canada Ethnica VI. Full grey cloth. B&W map endpapers. 387 pp. B&W photos in-text. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, bumping to spine ends, cockling to spine. Dust jacket rubbed to extremities, a few short tears and… Read more
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Ships in Trouble: The Great Lakes 1850-1930

by Gillham, Skip

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
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St. Catharines, Ontario: Looking Back Press, 2003. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Looking Back series. Soft cover. 128 pp. B&W photos. Some light creasing to head of rear cover. Fine overall. Ships in Trouble looks at some of the mishaps and disasters involving ships that sailed the Great Lakes long ago.
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A Tribute to Albert Franck: October 20 to November 1, 1973

by Withrow, William J.

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Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$15.11

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Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1973. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8.5" x 8.5" Soft cover. 32 pp. Colour and B&W reproductions and photos. Bump and crease to lower corner of front cover, and light staining to rear cover, else fine. Albert Franck was one of the first people in Toronto to recognize that old houses are not just… Read more
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My Guardian Angel Caught Me

by Bermingham, Cornelius John (Spike)

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
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CA$45.34

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Burlington, Ontario: Spiritwood Press, 2000. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. XI, 269 pp. B&W photos in-text. Fine. The memoirs of Canadian construction businessman Spike Bermingham, whose family business has long been involved in important marine and rail construction projects in Ontario.
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Bengough and Burks Falls

by Higginson, T.B.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
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Burks Falls: Old Rectory Press, 1975. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Bengough, John Wilson. 5.5" x 8.5" Thin pamphlet. Limited and numbered, #149/500. Original blue card wraps, saddle stitched staple binding. Unpaginated, [8] pp. B&W cartoons by Bengough. Sunnin to spine, small scuff to front, else fine.
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Essex County Sketches, Volume 1

by Essex County (Ontario) Tourist Association

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Minotavros Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
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CA$24.18

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Windsor, Ontario: Essex County (Ontario) Tourist Association, 1947. Soft Cover. Very Good. 6" x 9" Original pictorial card wraps, staple bound. 50 pp. B&W illustrations and maps. Sunning, scuffs, and some creasing to rear cover. Short tears to a few pages in outer margin, text not affected.
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Fun Was Where We Made It: Mount Joy - Markham 1900-1915

by Dixon, Fred

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Minotavros Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Ontario: Self-Published, 1971. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo (tall). SIGNED by author to frontis. portrait facing the foreword. Original blue cloth. [14], 90 pp. B&W photos in-text. Sunning to edges of boards, bump to spine foot. Dust jacket has a few damp stains, a few small chips and short tears, soiling to rear. A nostalgic… Read more
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When You and I Were Young, Maggie: A Ballad of Glanford Township

by Rickard, George P.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1981
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London, Ontario: Self Published, 1981. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 7.25" x 9" SIGNED by author to ffep. First printing stated. Original pictorial cream card covers, perfect bound. 28 pp. With duotone illustrations by the author. A few light stains to covers, else fine. A portrait of the hometown of Maggie Clark, who inspired the George Washington… Read more
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Old Muskoka: Century Cottages & Summer Estates

by Lundell, Liz

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Minotavros Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$30.23

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Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 2003. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 10.25" x 10.25" Full green cloth boards. 176 pp. Numerous B&W photos in-text. Fine in fine jacket. Muskoka has long been Ontario's most glamorous lake district, the holiday retreat of choice for generations of successful Canadians and Americans. Today, these cherished family retreats are important not… Read more
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Where Rivers Meet: An Illustrated History of Ottawa

by Bond, Courtney C.J.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$22.67

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Ottawa: Windsor Publications, 1984. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo (imperial). First edition stated. Full maroon cloth. Pictorial endpapers. 191 pp. Illustrated with B&W photos in-text throughout, plus 16 pp. in full colour. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners, else fine. Dust jacket has short tear to head of front cover, light bumping to extremities.… Read more
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Builders and Boosters: Kitchener Chamber of Commerce, 100th Anniversary 1886-1986

by Kitchener Chamber of Commerce

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Minotavros Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Kitchener: Kitchener Chamber of Commerce, 1986. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo (imperial). Full burgundy cloth, gold lettering to spine and front board. vi, 140 pp. Census ledger endpapers. Illustrated throughout in B&W with some photos in colour. Fine condition Dust jacket has a few short tears to spine head and foot of front cover, small chip… Read more
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Nipissing from Brule to Booth

by Leatherdale, Murray

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Minotavros Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
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North Bay, Ontario: North Bay and District Chamber Of Commerce, 1978. Soft Cover. Very Good. Saunders, Bert. 8vo. Second printing. Soft cover. 172 pp. B&W illustrations and maps. Some chafing to covers, creasing to joints. This book is one of two projects of the North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce commemorating the 50th anniversary of the City… Read more
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Cottage Country

by Fowler, Peter [photographs]; Sinlair, Gordon [introduction]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1980. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 10.5" x 8.5" Oblong. Full orange cloth. Unpaginated, approx. [94] pp. Fully illustrated in colour. Light rubbing to extremities, else fine. Dust jacket lightly bumped in a few places, near fine overall. This is a book for anyone whose childhood memories call to mind summer camps,… Read more
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In The Public Service: The Ontario Provincial Police

by Barnes, Michael

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Minotavros Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
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Cobalt, Ontario: Highway Book Shop, 1974. Soft Cover. Very Good. Wlad, Stephen. 6.75" x 8.5" Original blue card wraps, staple bound. 82 pp. Illustrated throughout with photos by Gary Stevens from the OPP Library. Creasing and damp staining to covers, sticker ghost to head of front cover, some bumps to corners and fore edge. A few stains to… Read more
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Moments from Memory: A Treasury of Hanover. Souvenir Book, Hanover "Memory Lane" Reunion, July 1st to 5th, 1981

by Peppler, Ruth et al.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$15.87

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Hanover, ON: Hanover "Memory Lane" Reunion HIstorical Committee, 1981. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Original cream pictorial card wraps, sewn and glued binding. 294 pp. B&W illustration throughout. Hanover Memory Lane Home Coming Program and Reservation Form 1981 inserted. Spine darkened, crease to upper corner of front cover. Includes poems from Ruth Peppler, letters from Mayor… Read more
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Niagara Days

by Skelton, James

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Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Ilfracombe & Devon: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. Full blue cloth. 221 pp. [12] B&W plates of illustrations, incl. frontis. Spine darkened, small spots of staining to rear board. Else fine. Dust jacket bumped at extremities, short tear to spine foot, blue scuff to spine head. This is the story of… Read more
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