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  • LeDOUX, Florence B.
    SKETCHES OF NIAGARA: "Where Yesterday Greets To-day"

    St. Catharines, ON: Peninsula Press (printer), 1955. Octavo, pp 44, stapled in card covers. Illustrated. Folding map tipped in at rear. Ink owner name at front. Signed by the author. Fine copy. Issued on the occasion of the 8th world-wide Boy Scout Jamboree (first in North America). Niagara-on-the-Lake history.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46382
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  • Niagara Historical Society
    SOME NOTABLE RESULTS OF THE WAR. Hon. William Dickson. Original Documents [cover title]

    (Niagara-on-the Lake, ON]: Welland Tribune Print, 1917. Octavo, pp (3)-39, stapled in tan printed paper covers. Two plates in text. Fine copy. Publication no. 30. Contains "Some Notable Results Of The War", a lecture by Rev. A.F. MacGregor, "Sketch Of The Life Of Hon. William Dickson" by James E. Kerr, and Original Documents. The first lectures concerns World War I. Sir William Dickson founded the city of Guelph, ON, and built the first stone house in Niagara about 1790. The documents are from the 18th and late 19th century. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44279
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  • SOUVENIR BOOKLET COMMEMORATING THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH, NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO. June 10,11,12, and 13, 1945

    Niagara Falls, ON: St. Patrick's Holy Name Society, 1945. Quarto, pp (56) (pp 37 to 56 are ads), plus textured onion skin fly leaves front and rear, stapled, in tan textured card covers. Minor cover soiling; corner crease to front fly leaf, near fine otherwise. Roman Catholic church. Many photos. The church still stands. AMICUS locates at Brock U only. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42866
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  • Jones, V.C.
    St. Catharines : centennial history

    St. Catharines, ON: Canadian Centennial Committee, 1967. pp (115), stapled in card covers. Photos, maps. Soft cover creases, light rubbing to spine fold, ink gift inscription, VG otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50789
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  • BALBAR, George
    ST. CATHARINES: images of a city

    Edition: First Edition

    St. Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell Publishing, 1987. Oblong quarto, grey cloth. pp (64). Colour and b&w drawings throughout. Boldly signed at front by Mayor Joseph L. McCaffrey, 30 July, 1992, with a gilt sticker of the municipal seal, newspaper clipping about the mayor pasted inside front cover. Yellowing to margins of covers, else fine in nearly fine jacket. Good watercolour and pencil drawings of some of the city's many Victorian buildings and more.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43550
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  • DUQUEMIN, Colin K.
    ST. JOHNS, SHORT HILLS: FROM BLOOM TO DOOM (cover titler A SHORT HISTORY OF ST. JOHNS WEST)

    St. Johns West, ON: Niagara South Board of Education / St. John's Outdoor Studies Centre, 1980. pp 27, side stapled in orange card covers. Photos, plans. Fine copy. This now extinct community was the site of one of the first industrial complexes in Upper Canada. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 51496
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  • CRUIKSHANK, Ernest, Lieut.-Colonel
    THE BATTLE OF FORT GEORGE

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON: Niagara Historical Society, 1912. Third edition (first was in 1896), with the additions and corrections of the second edition. pp (47), including a frontispiece illustration. Light blue wrappers. Ink name on front cover, some sunning to the covers, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52245
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  • Merritt, Richard, Nancy Butler, and Michael Power, editors
    The Capital Years: Niagar-on-the-Lake 1792-1796

    Toronto: Dundurn, 1991. Card covers with flaps.pp 258, illustrated, index. Fine copy, no owner names. "Published to celebrate the bicentennial anniversary of the opening of the first parliament of Upper Canada. Nine scholars have contributed to this book, which explores the daily life of the inhabitants during the time period 1792-1796 when the area served as the capital of Upper Canada....(It) presents a detailed look at how the people of the area lived two hundred years ago. Various aspects of life are explored - from the clothing they wore to the homes they lived in, the transportation networks they used, and the taverns where they spent their leisure time. Other topics covered include the political culture, military life, early…

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    Toronto: Dundurn, 1991. Card covers with flaps.pp 258, illustrated, index. Fine copy, no owner names. "Published to celebrate the bicentennial anniversary of the opening of the first parliament of Upper Canada. Nine scholars have contributed to this book, which explores the daily life of the inhabitants during the time period 1792-1796 when the area served as the capital of Upper Canada....(It) presents a detailed look at how the people of the area lived two hundred years ago. Various aspects of life are explored - from the clothing they wore to the homes they lived in, the transportation networks they used, and the taverns where they spent their leisure time. Other topics covered include the political culture, military life, early town planning, religious beliefs, food and medical understanding."

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48672
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  • SPENCER, Joseph William Winthrop
    THE FALLS OF NIAGARA: their evolution and varying relations to the Great Lakes: characteristics of the power, and the effects of its diversion

    Ottawa: Canada Department of Mines, Geological Survey Branch, 1907. Tall octavo. pp (xxxii), 490, [4] + numerous plates including one folding map; maps and figures in text; large colour plan in sleeve at rear. Bound in full brown leather, marbled endpapers, gilt lettered and titled "Evolution of the Falls of Niagara". Inscribed by the author "To sisters Annie and Alice Thomson from Win, with his love. April 15, 1908", and with his holograph note after the dedication of Dec., 1907, indicating he had submitted his manuscript 08 Jan., 1907. Covers rubbed at spine and edges, touched up somewhat with leather dressing; some flaking to spine lettering; cracked inner hinges neatly reinforced with rice paper; VG clean and tight copy otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 29762
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  • TAYLOR, Monica and Richard
    THE FORGOTTEN STORY OF AN OLD TOWN POTTERY

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON: Authors, 2004. Card covers with cloth baclstrip. 43 leaves printed on rectos only, colour photos. Fine copy. 20th century pottery operation in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Fine copy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 51781
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  • STYRAN, Roberta M. and Robert R. Taylor
    THE "GREAT SWIVEL LINK": Canada's Welland Canal.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Chapmplain Society, 2001. Octavo, red crested cloth, spine stamped in gilt, front cover in blind. pp (cxviii), 494 pp + plates and maps, colour frontispiece. A fine copy, no owner names. Published in an edition of 820 numbered copies for subscribers, this copy is out of series (not numbered). Publication number 64. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 33099
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  • Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Niagara
    THE HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE OF NIAGARA TO 1950 A.D.

    Hamilton, Ontario: 1950. Octavo, pp 98, [2]. Many illustrations. Card covers. VG+ copy, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43315
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  • Gaffney, Loretta, Sister, and others
    The Hotel Dieu from the Dream in 1944 to the End of an Era in 1980

    St. Catharines, ON: The Hospital, 1981. Card covers with die-cut windows on front cover, black cloth backstrip. pp 80. Photos, drawings. Small soil spot to front cover, near fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50517
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  • RANNIE, William F.
    THE LADY AND THE MANOR. Stories about the Town of Lincoln and a 100-question Trivia Quiz

    Edition: First edition.

    Beamsville, Ontario: W.F. Rannie, 1986. Illustrated card covers. 164 pp, illustrations in text. VG+ copy of this Ontario local history.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 25603
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  • DE VOLPI, Charles
    THE NIAGARA PENINSULA. A Pictorial Record.

    Edition: First Edition

    Montreal: Dev-Scot Publications, 1966. Folio, hardcover, mauve cloth, endpaper maps. xii, 259 pp, index. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket has slight rubbing, a few short tears, VG generally. Black & white reproductions of historial prints and illustrations of the Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, 1697-1880. Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster, Queenston, St. Catherines, Chippawa, Welland, Fort Erie, Cayuga, Caledonia. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19744
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  • THE REGISTER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCH AT FORT ERIE 1836-1844. Introduction by Brig.-General E.A. Cruikshank...

    No place: Privately Issued, 1931. Title leaf + pp 77-102, stapled in grey card covers. Library discard, with rubber stamp and ink digits on title page and to inside of rear cover, no other library marks. Lacking the top two inches of the front cover, with evidence of removed label in lower inner corner, but only the top portion of the first two letters of the title lost; spine neatly repaired, with chips at ends; title has creased tears at bottom of title leaf neatly repaired, and leaf reattached at inner edge; creases to upper outer corner of title and first few leaves; light soiling to rear cover; text is clean, tight and unworn, the whole now protected with…

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    No place: Privately Issued, 1931. Title leaf + pp 77-102, stapled in grey card covers. Library discard, with rubber stamp and ink digits on title page and to inside of rear cover, no other library marks. Lacking the top two inches of the front cover, with evidence of removed label in lower inner corner, but only the top portion of the first two letters of the title lost; spine neatly repaired, with chips at ends; title has creased tears at bottom of title leaf neatly repaired, and leaf reattached at inner edge; creases to upper outer corner of title and first few leaves; light soiling to rear cover; text is clean, tight and unworn, the whole now protected with a plastic wrapper. "Reprinted from the Ontario Historical Society's 'Papers and Records." Volume XXVII". Issued by Cruikshank, I believe.

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48799
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  • PAGE, Frank E.
    THE STORY OF SMITHVILLE

    Edition: First Edition

    Welland, Ontario: Tribune-Telegraph, 1923. The paper issue. Octavo, cream card covers. pp (3)-90, (2) + frontispiece and 3 other plates (photos on both sides). Small tears to spine ends neatly repaired; soil spots and creases to covers; VG otherwise, no owner names. Scarce Ontario local history.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38276
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  • MACLEAN, Hugh D.
    TO MANY PEOPLE...MANY THINGS: the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada - its past, its present, its future

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario: T.& C. Associates, 1981. pp 84 pp, photos. Soft corner creases to front cover and first few leaves, VG otherwise. Signed by the author. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45152
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  • Welland Corporation
    Welland Centennial 1858-1958 July 20th to 27th [Souvenir Booklet]

    Edition: First Edition

    Welland, Ontario: The Corporation, 1958. Octavo, card covers with red plastic comb binding. pp 83. Photos throughout. Top ring missing, next ring cracked; some creasing at spine ends; ink name and address upper front cover; soft corner crease to last two leaves; light tan spots to rear cover; good, clean copy otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38816
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  • CREED, Catherine
    "WHOSE DEBTORS WE ARE"

    Edition: First Edition

    Niagara Historical Society, 1922. Octavo, pp (viii), 3-116 + 6 plates of photo portraits, stapled in tan paper covers. Staples rusty, title leaf pulled a bit from the staples, VG+ clean and unworn copy otherwise. Publication no. 34. Brief accounts of Canadian soldiers who died in WWI as well as some who suvived plus a 18.5 pp piece "Campaign Memories" by Captain the Reverend Charles Keith Masters, M.C. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52238
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