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Seasons of Change: Sketches of Life On The Farm

by Densmore, David

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920197417
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$12.95

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Toronto: Summerhill Press, 1987 Oblong format. The Family Farm has undergone radical changes during the last century. With a lively, informative text by David Densmore and ninety pen and ink drawings, this book looks closely at how farming has evolved. The weekend farmer as well as the general reader will find a wealth of insight and information in both the… Read more
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Musee Historique Canadien Illustrated Souvenir Catalogue

by Musee Historique Canadien Inc

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Published
1950
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Fine
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Montreal: Musee Historicque Canadien Inc, 1950. Circa 1950. Oblong format. Illustrated stapled card covers. Photographs accompany text. This catalogue will be found to be in pleasing condition.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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The Lark In The Clear Air

by Sears Dennis T Patrick

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771080272
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$32.50

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1974. Author's first novel. A humourus larger than life account of growing up in back country Ontario in the early 1930's. Wild Irish and alive are the people in its pages. Rugged, harsh and craggy is the Central Ontario landscape of Brule County where they live out their lives. The author has created a very… Read more
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Keepers Of The Light: A History of British Columbia Lighthouses and Their Keepers. SIGNED COPY

by Graham Donald

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920080658
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$45.00

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Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing Ltd, 1985. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Near Fine Donald Graham M.A. became a lighthouse keeper in 1976 having served on Bonilla Island, Lucy Island and Point Atkinson. Author's first book and first volume of lighthouse keeping. As eternal symbols of hope, romance and civilized good, lighthouses fascinate almost everyone. But what… Read more
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My Father's Son. Memories of War and Peace

by Mowat Farley

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781550134308
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$25.00

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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1992. 'My Father's Son' begins where the author's earlier book 'And No Birds Sang' ended. 'My Father's Son' is a remarkable evocation of innocence and hope, despair, anger and resolve, in a time of war. It is also a testament to family loyalty and affection and a record of the enduring love between a father and… Read more
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The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of The Last Great Gold Rush

by Berton Pierre

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Third Printing Nov 1958
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1958. BOMC Edition The book opens showing three maps (1) The Klondike Gold Fields - (2) The Country of The Klondike Fever (which is a two-page map spread) - The third map is The Trail of '98. The story told by such an excellent writer, Pierre Berton, is at once first rate history… Read more
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Montreal: The Days That Are No More

by Collard, Edgar A. Illustrations By John Collins

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385110020
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$40.00

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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1976. These lively vignettes of persons, places, and events recapture the spirit and flavor of Montreal, a dynamic city with a rich and colorful past. In detailing the picteresque and dramatic features of life in Old Montreal, Mr Collard illuminates its unique place in Canadian history. Foreword by the author. The book itself is divided… Read more
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Toronto In Colour

by Dent, J.M & Sons

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
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$16.50

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Norwich, England: Jarrold and Sons Ltd, 1975. Illustrated card covers. The Toronto of today has been well portrayed in this book. Many of the important landmarks, historical sites, business districts, entertainment centres and parks and gardens have been illustrated and described. Unpaginated. Illustrated in colour. A tight, clean copy.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Our Lady Of The Snows

by Callaghan, Morley

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312590543
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$26.50

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. " Our Lady of The Snows" is the phrase used by Kipling to describe Canada. This story is set in downtown Toronto in a hotel that is both seedy and glamerous. Socialites meet there, but so do petty crooks and gangsters who later turn up dead. The central observer of life at the… Read more
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Where Is Here? Canada's Maps and The Stories They Tell

by Morantz, Alan

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
2002
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780143013518
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$32.50

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Canada: Penguin Books, 2002. In 'Where Is Here?' , Alan Morantz tells the story of the maps that made Canada. He examines how the inhabitants of this land have used maps for their own purposes, and he shows us how maps - made by Inuit hunters, hobos, explorers, missionaries, adventurers, and artists - are often windows on our world views,… Read more
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Ghost Fox

by Houston, James

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771042409
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$22.50

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977. James Houston, a Canadian author-artist, author of The White Dawn, Ojibwa Summer, Songs of The Dream People, etc. now gives us Ghost Fox a fast-paced, terrifying adventure about a white girl's captivity among Indians in the 1750's. This novel is rich in emotional, historical, and dramatic appeal which will hold the readers grasp throughout. Price-intact… Read more
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Enchanted Summer

by Roy, Gabrielle. Translated from the French By Joyce Marshall

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771078316
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1976. Reminiscences contribute various rays of light and intensity to a composite picture of summer in rural Quebec. Gabrielle Roy is the celebrated author of The Tin Flute and other modern classics of the Canadian novel. The Tin Flute earned a Governor General's Award. This copy is the first edition translated from French to English 1976.… Read more
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The Trouble With Canada. A Citizen Speaks Out

by Gairdner, William D

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780773723061
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$18.00

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Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, 1990. This book challanges the political, economic, and cultural order of this nation. Michael Walker - The Fraser Institute, Vancouver writes, " The Trouble With Canada" is a caring, comprehensive assault on our social welfare mentality that will jolt Canadians - and help to bring the country to its senses..." Red boards with… Read more
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Bulldog Carney

by Fraser, W.A

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Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$42.50

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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1919. Nova Scotia born author William Alexander Fraser used various locales in which he had lived in his short stories and novels. Though he was not always supportive of formal law-enforcement agencies, such as the RCMP, it is satirized in this novel "Bulldog Carney". Truly a book of Canadian flavour! A most respectable… Read more
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The Forging of The Pikes: A Romance of The Rebellion In Upper Canada

by North, Anison

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Published
1942
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Very Good
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Toronto: The Copp Clark Co. Limited, 1942. Stiff card covers. The Forging of the Pikes by Alison North with Historical Notes and Study Questions by Marcel Jeanneret. Frontispiece illustration titled 'The Death of Colonel Moodie before Montgomery's Hotel on Yonge Street near Eglinton Avenue.' by Sir Francis Bond Head. 312 printed pages. name to front endpaper. A bright clean copy..… Read more
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Charlie Farquharson's Histry Of Canada

by Harron, Don

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780070925304
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1972. Introduction by Max Ferguson. A fun house view of this country's past by the Charlie Farquharson character familiar to North Americans on TV's weekly "Hee Haw". Illustrated with full-page b/w drawings. Humorous illustrated dust jacket.. Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Northlight, Lovelight

by Folch-Ribas, Jacques

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Very Good
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Not Stated
ISBN
9780889024007
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Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside No Date. This brief, tender, warmly touching novel is a charming example of one of the oldest but rarest literary forms, the pastoral romance. Set in the remote northeastern wilderness of Canada, it is not only a story of innocent, awakening love, but also a lyric apotheosis of nature. Price-clipped full wrap-around illustrated dust jacket..… Read more
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Bar'l of Apples

by Clark, Gregory

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Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070929524
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Toronto/Montreal: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited /The Montreal Standard Publishing Company, 1971. Attractive padded simulated leather. Gilt to title on spine bright. The content of this book is a collection of more than a hundred of Gregory Clark's stories from the good writing years which began in 1947 when he joined the staff of the Montreal Standard. Here the reader will enjoy… Read more
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Yankee Go Home? Canadians And Anti-Americanism

by Granatstein, J.L

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780002553018
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$22.50

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Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1996. An indepth look at Canada-United States relations. Yankee Go Home? is rich with personalities and points of view, and its fresh look at who we are and what holds us together or drives us apart - will delight, inform and infuriate. 317pp includes Notes, Bibliography and Index. Political cartoons by Macpherson, Dale, Hunter, Callan, etc… Read more
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Bassett: John Bassett's Forty Years in Politics, Publishing Business and Sports

by Siggins, Maggie

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780888622846
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$37.50

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Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, Publishers, 1979. John Bassett is an extraordinary figure in Canadian public life, a man who's been the center of politics, sports, the media and business for over forty years. Maggie Siggins (whose career as a journalist began with John Bassett's newspaper The Telegram until it's demise in 1971), interviewed more than 200 of Bassett's friends,… Read more
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