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Perseverance, Pranks & Pride: Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse.
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Perseverance, Pranks & Pride: Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse.

By Forbes, Joy V. C.

Kanata, Ontario.: Joyful Creations.. Near Fine. 2010. Softcover. 9780986661907 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 211 pp. Joy Forbes recounts tales of the one room schoolhouse in the Ottawa Valley. Well illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Three page bibliography, 4, page index of schools and an 11 page index of names. Very mild wear to the cover edges, previous owner's name on the first (title) page and also signed by the author on the same page.; Signed by Author .

$12.00

Broad Gauge in the Ottawa Valley, The Building of the Brockville  and Ottawa Railway
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Broad Gauge in the Ottawa Valley, The Building of the Brockville and Ottawa Railway

By Tasse, Wayne

Very Good. 1994. Softcover. 0969711409 . 4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 39 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Self-published. Maps, photos, bibliograpy. Light soiling and minor wear on card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. .

$30.00

Pacific Extension, Ottawa - Lake Nipissing
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Pacific Extension, Ottawa - Lake Nipissing

By Tasse, Wayne

Very Good+. 1994. Softcover. 0969711417 . 4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 39 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Self-published. The Building of the Canada Central Railway. Maps, photos, bibliograpy. Author signed on title page. Card stock covers. A clean, sturdy copy. ; Signed by Author .

$30.00

The Romance of Fitzroy Harbour.
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The Romance of Fitzroy Harbour.

By Sadler, Fred.

Arnprior, Ontario.: Privately published.. Very Good. 1982. First Edition. Softcover. 8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; (8) - 204 pp. An affectionate look at the "good old days" of a small Ottawa Valley (Ontario, Canada) community from its beginnings in the 1820's to the start of the 1930's by a school teacher interested in his Irish pioneering roots. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Light shelf wear to the covers and a scuff (label ghost) to the top fore corner of the front cover. .

$12.50

Sacred Space and Structural Style: The Embodiment of Socio-religious  Ideology.
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Sacred Space and Structural Style: The Embodiment of Socio-religious Ideology.

By Bennett, Vicki.

Ottawa, Ontario.: University of Ottawa Press.. Very Good+. 1997. Softcover. 0776604406 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 334 pp. Volume 7 in the "Religions and Beliefs Series" from this publisher. The book began as the author's doctoral dissertation and has now been published in this form. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and a full page location map of the Lower Ottawa Valley. Extenisve footnotes following each chapter, 3 appendices - "Architectural Inventory", "Chronological Listing of Churches", and "Nineteenth-Century Place Names", 20 page bibliography, 3 page list of illustrations and an 8 page index. Minor wear to the cover edges and a bit of soiling on the text block fore edge. .

$25.00

Roots and Wings. (St. Pauls's Anglican Church, Cobden, Ontario).
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Roots and Wings. (St. Pauls's Anglican Church, Cobden, Ontario).

By Somerville, Beth and Peggy McLeod. (editors).

Cobden, Ontario.: Privately published.. Near Fine. 1998. Softcover. 4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 96 pp. A profusely illustrated and well documented history of the Anglican parish of St. Paul in Cobden, Ontario, a village in Renfrew County, Ontario; part of the Pembroke Deanery and the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. The church was officially founded in 1869 and built in 1884 as a mission church of Beachburg. Very minor wear to the cover edges, otherwise fine. .

$25.00

Tallying the Tales of the Old-Timers.
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Tallying the Tales of the Old-Timers.

By Finnigan, Joan.

Burnstown, Ontario.: General Store Publishing.. Near Fine. 1998. Softcover. 189618295X . 8vo - 23.5 x 21.5 cm.; xvi - 270 pp. This was Joan's fifth book on the oral/social history of the Ottawa Valley and in it she has collected 21 stories from the old-timers. Well illustrated with many archival photographs and 2 maps, one showing a linguistic survey of the valley and the second one showing the watershed or catchment area of the Ottawa River. A trace of wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding and having the appearance of being used very little if at all. .

$35.00

Harry History and Harry History Completed. Two volumes.
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Harry History and Harry History Completed. Two volumes.

By Stevenson, Harry.

Combermere, Ontario.: Privately published.. Very Good+. (1984). First Edition. Soft Cover. 4to - 27 x 20.5 cm; 219 pp for "Harry Histor" plus 46 pages for "Harry History Completed". A history from a very personal point of view, of one of the Madawaska Valley's more famous tourist operations, Stevenson's Lodge. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. I knew so many of these people who are now passed on but the stories and good decent lives that they lived are not forgotten. Both volumes show only mild shelf wear and light soiling. The first volume, "Harry History" is signed, with an inscription, by the author on the inside of the front cover.; Signed by Author .

$60.00

The Interchange. Various issues, 10 in all
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The Interchange. Various issues, 10 in all

Ottawa, Ontario.: Ottawa Valley Associated Railroaders.. Very Good. 1963/68. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 18 cm.; 10 back issues of "The Interchange". April (#16) 1963: May (#28), June (#29) 1965: August (#36), December (#38) 1966: April-June-August (#40), September (#41) 1967: January (#44), February (#45), May (#47) 1968. A mimeographed newsletter with illustrations and photographs. All have an address lable on the last page and a vertical fold plus staple holes from mailing. .

$10.00

Nine Bells for a Man
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Nine Bells for a Man

By Unwin, Peter

Toronto, Ontario.: Simon & Pierre / Dundurn Group. Fine. 2000. Softcover. 0889242941 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 268 pp. A novelized retelling of the sinking of the Mayflower, an ugly duckling stern-wheel, paddle-ship that plied its trade in 1912 along the Madawaska River, a sinking that tragically cost a number of lives. Those that survived did so by clinging to the coffin of a dead man. A new and unread / unused book. .

$10.00

The Sloan Family Saga: Our Homes in the Valleys, 1795-1999
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The Sloan Family Saga: Our Homes in the Valleys, 1795-1999

By Thompson, Grace Sloan

Stittsville, Ontario.: Privately published.. Near Fine. 1999. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 71 pp. Pale green wraps in a saddle stapled binding with black lettering and a b/w photogrpah on the front. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. From the author's introduction: ". . . my father's Sloan family were pioneers of the Ottawa/Quebec valleys of the Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers. . . . This recounts something of this Sloan family's story over the past 200 years, for the most part in Eastern Canada". .

$25.00

The Lipusz Peplinski Book. (1801-1995).
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The Lipusz Peplinski Book. (1801-1995).

By Peplinski, Jim P.

Burlington, Ontario.: James P. Peplinski.. Very Good. 1995. Softcover. 0968005403 . 4to - 28 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated. Second edition. Book features an index of over 2479 Peplinski descendants with dates and special events notes, a tree chart showing relationships, research notes on origin of Peplinski surname, photos of some early Canadian families, graphical representation of database data. Plastic coil binding. Light soiling on cover; binding sturdy, text pages clean. .

$50.00

Ada's Treasures
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Ada's Treasures

By Wilson, Helen V

Helen V. Wilson.. Very Good. 1988. Softcover. 8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 60 pp. Saddle stapled booklet. Some family history, memories, photos of the family of the sisters, Helen Wilson and Ada Younghusband. Ada lived in Dunrobin, Ontario. Names and places mentioned in here: Isaac Davis, Margaret Celina Dixon, Lakefield, Ottawa Valley, Wakefield, Quebec, Ruby and Tom Dolan, Frances Downey, Davis Family Reunion. A clean, sturdy booklet. .

$10.00

Poems
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Poems

By Murray, Hon. Thomas, Sr., M.P

Oil City, Pennsylvania: E. C. Breene.. Very Good+. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; Unpaginated. Saddle-stapled booklet. Stated under the author's name, "One of Nature's Noblemen, Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada". Murray (1836-1915) was a Canadian politician. Printed here, over four pages and the verso of the front and back covers, are seven poems. Mild soiling, otherwise, a clean, sturdy booklet. .

$20.00

Nexus, Being the Seventh Volume and the Issue of 1936 (Pembroke Collegiate  and Vocational Institute)
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Nexus, Being the Seventh Volume and the Issue of 1936 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By Hope, Barbara (editor)

Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. Good. Softcover. 4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; v - 58 pp. The 1936 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Lots of signatures of fellow students and school staff; owner of this volume was Gertrude Choppin. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society and rifle team, many ads from local business community. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages but all is intact and very readable; binding sturdy. .

$60.00

Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate  and Vocational Institute)
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Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By Mullin, Genevieve (editor)

Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. Good. Softcover. 4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; v - 60 pp. The 1938 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Lots of student signatures. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society, Nexus staff, band, "Nautical Nonsense" and rifle team, lots of ads from local businesses. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages, part of spine strip is missing; text pages in good shape. .

$60.00

Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate  and Vocational Institute)
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Nexus, Being the Ninth Volume and the Issue of 1938 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By Mullin, Genevieve (editor)

Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. Good. Softcover. 4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; v - 60 pp. The 1938 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Owner of this volume was Gertrude Choppin. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society, Nexus staff, band, "Nautical Nonsense" and rifle team, lots of ads from local businesses. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages, part of spine strip is missing; text pages in quite good shape. .

$60.00

Nexus, Being the Eighth Volume and the Issue of 1937 (Pembroke Collegiate  and Vocational Institute)
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Nexus, Being the Eighth Volume and the Issue of 1937 (Pembroke Collegiate and Vocational Institute)

By Neil, Palmer (editor)

Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. Good. Softcover. 4to - 25.5 x 21 cm.; vi - 64 pp. The 1937 yearbook for PCVI of Pembroke, Ontario in Canada. Lots of signatures of fellow students and school staff; owner of this volume was Gertrude Choppin. Includes a number of literary pieces, prose and poetry, from members of the Literary Society, student art, photos of sports teams, glee club, literary society, Nexus staff and rifle team, lots of ads from local businesses, a special In Memoriam page honouring Dr. Matthew McKay. Some wear and soiling on cover and on text pages, part of spine strip is missing; otherwise, quite readable. .

$60.00

Helen's Story
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Helen's Story

By Pitts, Helen

Combermere, Ontario,.: Gone Publishing. Fine. 2009. Softcover. 9781926626642 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 107 pp. A self-published autobiography of Helen and Carl Pitts, founders of Hinterland Handcrafts and developers of Hinterland Beach on Lake Kaminiskeg in Renfrew County, Ontario. Lots of photos. A new, unread and unused book. .

$20.00

Lisgar Collegiate Institute: 1843 - 1993.
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Lisgar Collegiate Institute: 1843 - 1993.

By Finnigan, Joan.

Ottawa, Ontario.: Lisgar Alumni Association. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover. 096972540X . 4to - 29.5 x 23.5 cm.; [4] - 313 pp. Dark blue buckram with silver gilt school crest stamped on front cover. Signed ("Written and edited by Joan Finnigan") on title page. Tail edges of boards have very minor bumps. DJ (in Brodart) has 1" closed tear on back tail edge with some creasing, back panel of same has some scuffing. Not your usual high school year book - this is a real labour of love. Joan traces the school's history from inception to the present day including lots of photographs, document reproductions and other ephemera.; Signed by Author .

$20.00

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