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  • RICHARDSON, Douglas. With J.M.S. Careless, G.M. Craig, & Peter Heyworth
    A Not Unsightly Building: University College and Its History (limited edition)

    Edition: First edition.

    Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press for University College, Toronto, 1990. Oblong quarto. The limited issue, #64 of 250 copies signed by the author. Red cloth. pp (x), 174. Numerous photos, some in colour. Black & white reproduction laid in. Fine copy. The dust jacket has sunning to the red spine lettering, else fine. The red cloth slipcase has bands of sunning to the margins, nice otherwise. History of this venerable college within the University of Toronto. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 28912
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  • GARNER, Hugh
    CABBAGETOWN

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: 1950. Mass market paperback original. Collins White Circle paperback CD 482. Rubbing and creasing to covers; a good, tight copy. A novel about a part of Toronto that Garner used to claim was the world's largest Anglo-Saxon slum. The text of this first edition was bowdlerized and it was not until the 1968 hardcover edition that the full text as written was published. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46148
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  • MacPHERSON, Ethel, editor (David Thomson)
    GENEALOGICAL CHART OF THE DESCENDANTS OF DAVID THOMSON AND MARY GLENDENNING

    (Brooklin, ON?): Author, 1958. Octavo, maroon cloth. pp 95. Fine copy. David Thomson and his wife settled in Scarborough Township (now part of Toronto) in 1796). She was the first white woman to settle in the area.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39661
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  • MEDLAND, Harvey
    MINERVA'S DIARY: a history of Jarvis Collegiate Institute.

    Edition: First edition.

    Belleville, Ontario: Mika, 1979. Navy cloth stamped in gilt. Oblong format. 203, [5] pp, indexed and generously illustrated + 3 folding panoramic)photos and 1 folding map. A near fine copy in near fine dust jacket. A history of this venerable Toronto secondary school. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 23378
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  • HACKER, A.E., Bert S. Wemp, and Edmund P. Stewart, editors
    OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAM CITY OF TORONTO DIAMOND JUBILEE OF CONFEDERATION CELEBRATION.

    Toronto: Stewart Printing Service, 1927. Quarto. 112 stapled pages, glued into beige card covers printed in red, black and gilt, yapp edges. Well illustrated with photos and illustrated ads for Toronto businesses plus several articles. Nicks and soft creases to the yapp edges; staples a little rusty, else a fine, fresh copy. In the scarce original printed mailing wrapper (browned, chipped, torn).

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 16245
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  • LEWIS, Wyndham
    SELF CONDEMNED

    Edition: First US issue

    Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1955. Beige boards. Small bruise to lower outer corner of front cover, else a fine copy. Dust jacket has a sticker stain to front flap, small bookstore label to rear flap, tiny chips to outer corners, else fine. Lewis's novel about the war years he spent in Toronto, which he felt was the low point in his career. Written when he was in his 70's, it is the most personal of his novels and is considered by some to be his greatest work. An edition of only 3K copies, made from UK sheets. (UK edition in 1954, also 3K copies). M&L 36b.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 10197
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  • TAYLOR, Conyngham Crawford
    TORONTO "CALLED BACK," From 1892 to 1847...With the Development of its Manufacturing Industries, and Reminiscences Extending Over the above Period, Including the Introduction of the Bonding System Through the United States...

    Toronto: William Briggs, 1892. 4th edition, enlarged. Octavo, original brown bevel-edged cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind. (2), (xii), (9)-320, (2) pp + frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria with tissue guard and numerous other portraits, numerous text illustrations, many full page. Apart from minor rubbing to spine tips, small faint damp stain to rear cover, a fine copy. Front cover stamped at bottom "Commercial Edition" and rear cover stamped with the compliments of O. Newcombe & Co., piano manufacturers of Toronto. This 4th edition contains a new author preface and updates since 1888 as well as new illustrations. First edition was in 1886. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 8088
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  • McKelvey, Margaret & Marilyn
    TORONTO: Carved in Stone

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1984. Quarto, blue boards. pp 143; indexed, colour and b&w photos. Glue residue inside front cover from removed label, else fine in fine jacket., A book about historical architectural stone carving in Toronto.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50490
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  • SCADDING, Henry and John Charles Dent
    TORONTO: Past and Present: Historical and Descriptive. A Memorial Volume for the Semi-Centennial of 1884.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Hunter, Rose, 1884. Quarto. Original dark brown cloth sides gilt, rebacked in dark brown leather gilt lettered, new endpapers and added fly leaves. (6), (350), (4, blank) pp. Wood engraved view of Toronto and 12 tinted portrait plates of city officials and mayors inserted, with tissue guards (some tissues torn, creased); 6 full page illustrations of buildings in text at rear. VG clean copy. An edition of 1025 numbered copies, this copy not numbered. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 8174
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