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  • CAMPBELL, Henry C
    EARLY DAYS ON THE GREAT LAKES: the art of William Armstrong

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1971. Cream cloth. pp 128. Reproductions in colour and b&w. Two small abrasions to front free endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket has some short tears, VG. William Armstrong; painter, engineer and inventor. Armstrong worked as an engineer and draughtsman during the buidling of the Canadian railway. His travels tooks him through the Great Lakes area, which he painted and published in the Canadian Illustrated News. His realistic representation of life on the Great Lakes made his work extremely popular. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50352
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  • MacELWEE, Roy S. and Alfred H. Ritter
    ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF THE GREAT LAKES - ST. LAWRENCE SHIP CHANNEL

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Ronalds Press, 1921. Octavo, green cloth. pp 291 + 6 folding maps. Spine lightly darkened, else fine. Inscribed "To the Rt Hon Arthrur Meighan K.C. with the compliments of _____(??)". Meighan was Prime Minster of Canada 1920-21 and again in 1926.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36743
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  • HOLE, Christina
    ENGLISH HOME-LIFE 1500 to 1800. Illustrated from portraits, paintings and prints

    Edition: First printing

    London: Batsford, 1947. Octavo, brick cloth. pp viii, 184 + plates; index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has mild wear at head of lightly yellowed spine, small chips to upper outer corners, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46037
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  • YOUNG, Anna G.
    OFF WATCH. Today and Yesterday on the Great Lakes. Foreword by Fred Landon. Introduction by C.H.J. Snider.

    Edition: First edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1957. Light blue cloth, endpaper maps. xviii, 166 pp + plates; line drawings by C. W. Jefferys. Bit of sunning at spine tips, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has a thumbnail size chip at head of spine; two inch tear to rear panel; small tears and small chips elsewhere; still generally VG in appearance.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19433
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  • YOUNG, Anna G.
    OFF WATCH. Today and Yesterday on the Great Lakes. Foreword by Fred Landon. Introduction by C.H.J. Snider.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1957. Light blue cloth, endpaper maps. xviii, 166 pp + plates; line drawings by C. W. Jefferys. Bit of sunning at spine tips and edges of covers, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has chips, small tears, a long split to front flap fold, just good, but now protected in plastic. Signed by the authort. Size: Octavo.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45283
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  • McNABB, Jim, Captain
    short stories of vessel days on the great lakes re land and water

    No place: No publisher, no date, 1914. Octavo, pp 36 stapled in illustrated paper covers. Fingernail-size chip to lower inner corner of front wrapper, creases to covers, lower margins of text a bit rumpled; just good. Reproduced ca. last third of 20th century from the ca. 1914 original. Among other adventures, this Ontario sailor was the master of Colonel Wolsey's boat during the 1870 Riel Rebellion.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45472
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  • SNIDER, C.H.J.
    TARRY BREEKS AND VELVET GARTERS. Sail on the Great Lakes of America, in War, Discovery, and the Fur Trade, Under the Fleur-de-Lys. With an Introduction by...Arthur W. Roebuck.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1958. Blue-green cloth, pictorial endpapers. (xviii), 148, [2] pp. Colour frontispiece and six double-sided black & white plates inserted, line drawings in text. Fine copy, no previous owner names. Dust jacket has chips and tears; good. Sail and sailors on the Great Lakes during the 87 years of the French regime.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7871
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  • THE BRIDGE: a story of the Great Lakes by PICKTHALL, M.L.C. (Marjorie)
    PICKTHALL, M.L.C. (Marjorie)
    THE BRIDGE: a story of the Great Lakes

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1922). Light blue cloth lettered in black. Light yellowing to endpapers, tanning to inner margins of free endpapers, two small tan spots on very lightly darkened spine, and a couple small faint damp spots on front cover, yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has chips across head of spine and small corner chips at foot, but no lettering lost; small chips to outer corners; splits to lower spine folds internally repaired; VG otherwise, attractive.. Art by D. Farley. The second of two novels for adults, after three juveniles, by this major minor Canadian poet. Uncommon in any sort of jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49165
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  • THE BRIDGE: a story of the Great Lakes by PICKTHALL, M.L.C. (Marjorie)
    PICKTHALL, M.L.C. (Marjorie)
    THE BRIDGE: a story of the Great Lakes

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1922). Light blue cloth lettered in black. Yellowing to page edges, lacking the front free endpaper, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has a shallow chip across head of tanned and bit rubbed spine (no lettering lost): front panel has a fingernail-size chip to lower outer corner, a short creased tear to top edge, and a small sticker scar; nicks and small corner chips to rear panel; some internal repairs with white paper tape; split to upper front spine find and across the spine; in all, good, but still respectable in appearance. Art by D. Farley. The second of two novels for adults, after three juveniles, by this major minor Canadian poet. Uncommon in any sort of jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49178
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  • WRIGHT, C.P.
    THE ST. LAWRENCE DEEP WATERWAY: a Canadian appraisal

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1935. Octavo, dark blue cloth. pp (xxii), 450, (2) + folding frontispiece map and 8 leaves of maps in text. Yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner marks. Dust jacket has a large chip to upper inner corner of front panel, small chips and nicks at ends of lightly yellowed spine, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36734
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