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McNab - The Township
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McNab - The Township

By Hessel, Peter

Arnprior, Ontario, Canada.: Kichesippi Books.. Very Good. 1988. Softcover. 0921082029 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 342 pp. A history of McNab Township in Renfrew County, Ontario, from earliest beginnings to World War II. The McNab Heritage & Museum Committee. Maps, tables, photographs, appendices, bibliography, index. Former owner's inscription on title page, otherwise a clean, sturdy copy. .

$40.00

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

A Month of Sundays: A Visit to 70 Churches in the Ottawa Valley.
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A Month of Sundays: A Visit to 70 Churches in the Ottawa Valley.

By Morrison, Lloyd C.

Burnstown, Ontario.: General Store Publishing House.. Near Fine. 1998. First Edition. Softcover. 1896182925 . 8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 148 pp. Each of the 70 churches has a black and white drawing of said church by the author ranging from Westport in the south to Pembroke in the north. Minor shelf wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. .

$12.50

Grattan Township, Yesterday and Today
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Grattan Township, Yesterday and Today

By Howard, John; Sharon Lapenskie, Lois James, Bruce Schruder

Very Good. 1984. Softcover. 21.5 x 14 cm.; 64 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. A Summer Canada Job Creation Project published by Employment and Immigration Canada. An Ontario bi-centennial history project. Lots of photos. Minor soiling on cover, former owner's name on verso of front cover, bit of dog-earring on some pages; binding sturdy, text pages clean. .

$25.00

Along the Champlain Trail, Stories From Olmstead-Jeffrey Lake.
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Along the Champlain Trail, Stories From Olmstead-Jeffrey Lake.

By Springer, Janet. (editor).

Haley Station, Ontario.: Olmstead-Jeffrey Lake Book Committee.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. Hardcover. 9780978260507 . 4to - 28 x 21 cm.; 203 pp. Full colour pictorial paper over boards. History and stories connected to the people who live on this lake which is located in the Ottawa Valley north of Renfrew. Lots of photos, map, index of families. Bit of dust soiling on text block head, otherwise, a clean, sturdy volume. .

$40.00

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

A Wee Bit of Wicklow
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A Wee Bit of Wicklow

By Wicklow Research Committee. (Maisie Childley, Alexis Fentie, Marjorie Fentie, Marie Maschke, Shirlene Mayhew).

Maynooth, Ontario.: Privately published.. Very Good with no dust jacket. Hardcover. 8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 178 pp. Green cloth over boards with black lettering on the front board. A local history of the township of Wicklow in Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. No copyright date but probably published in the 1970's. Lots of photos and maps with some general history and then a history by concession lots about the different land owners. Small Maynooth and tiny Maple Leaf are the only towns in this mostly rural area. A clean, tight copy with minimal wear and the library markings being covered over ownership markings on the front and back free end papers and attachment remains on the back paste down end paper. The title has been hand lettered in white (neatly done by the way) on the spine. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted.; Ex-Library .

$90.00

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

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 Story Of The "Mountain"
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The Story Of The "Mountain"

By Hunt, T. J

Toronto, Ontario.: Catholic Register. Very Good+. (1936). First Edition. Soft Cover. 12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 64 pp. Brick red card stock wraps with black lettering on front. No date given but published circa 1936. A detailed history of Mount St. Patrick's Parish established by and for the newly arrived Irish immigrants, just south of the town of Renfrew and the mother church for much of this part of Renfrew County. Illustrated with eight black and white photographs of persons (clergy) associated with the parish, the church itself and the holy well. Fr. Hunt continued his history of this part of Renfrew County with his later publication "The Story of Douglas". Very minor wear to the externals with an old price inked on the front cover. .

$40.00

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

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