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  • Winter, Brian
    A true public servant: John R. Frost, by Brian Winter, archivist, Whitby Historical Society in Co-operation with the Corporation of the Town of Whitby

    Whitby, ON: 1971. pp 28. Illustrated. Stapled in paper covers (which are two inches wider than the text pages). Soft creases to the oversize fore edges, VG otherwise. Frost was clerk-treasurer of Whiby 1926-1966. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45191
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  • Farewell, J.E.
    -County of Ontario: short notes as to the early settlement and progress of the county and brief references to the pioneers and some Ontario county men who have taken a prominent part in Provincial and Dominion affairs

    Whitby, ON: Gazette-Chronicle Press, 1907. Octavo. Printed paper-covered boards, cloth spine. pp [4], 103, [3] + frontispiece (the court house, dated 1910) + 8 other photo plates. Text in double columns. Rebacked with author and title hand lettered; wide strips of clear tape in inner margins of covers; new endpapers?; pulpy text paper yellowed; evidence of removed label at rear; good copy otherwise, fragile text clean and unworn. Whitby, Uxbridge, Oshawa, Cannington. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 45568
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  • Oshawa and District Historical Society
    A SOUVENIR FROM OSHAWA, ONT. The Manchester of Canada

    [Oshawa, Ontario]: No publisher (Oshawa and District Historical Society), no date (1984). Oblong format, 18 x 26.5 cm. Brown cloth. decorated paper label on front cover. pp 42, rounded corners, glossy paper. Fine. Facsimile reprint of the rare Toronto: Canadian Souvenir Pub. Co., 1898, edition. The fact of it being a facsimile is nowhere indicated in the book.The unschooled could easily have believed this to be an original.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45414
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  • BLISS, Michael
    A CANADIAN MILLIONAIRE. The Life and Business Times of Sir Joseph Flavelle, Bart. 1858-1939.

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1979. Second printing. Black boards. (xiv), 562 pp + plates. Ink owner name, else fine. Jacket has nicks and edge rubbing, VG otherwise.. Flavelle, born poor, a drunkard's son, became one of the richest men in Canada, one of its first big businessmen, with interests in Canada Packers, Simpson's, the Bank of Commerce, National Trust, and half a dozen other major corporations. The "Bacon Baron" also made big bucks during the first world war, but only 6 weeks after being knighted by George VI, was charged with profiteering, specifically selling tainted meat to the troops (he was officially exonerated). 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48201
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  • PENMAN, Margaret
    A CENTURY OF SERVICE: Toronto Public Library 1883-1983

    Toronto Public Library, 1983. Oblong quarto, card covers. pp (8), 102, [2]. Photos. Book just a little leaned; spine and margins of covers have sunning; soft ripples to covers; VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45693
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  • HALL, Roger
    A Century to Celebrate / Un Centenaire a Feter 1893-1993 The Ontario Legislature Building / L'Édifice de l'Assemblée législative de l'Ontario

    Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1993. Oblong quarto. black boards, illustrated endpapers. pp (viii), 164. Illustrations, reproductions, photos (some in colour). Fine in jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45819
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  • BONIS, Robert R., editor
    A HISTORY OF SCARBOROUGH

    Edition: First Edition

    Scarborough, Ontario: Scarborough Public Library, 1965. Octavo. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp (xviii), 327, [7]. Illustrations, maps, index. Errata slip at front. Fine copy. Dust jacket has small chips and tears, VG.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 45409
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  • SOMERVILLE, Patricia and Catherine Macfarlane, editors
    A HISTORY OF VAUGHAN TOWNSHIP CHURCHES.

    Edition: First edition.

    Maple, Ontario: Vaughan Township Historical Society, 1984. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. xviii, (442) pp. Plans, drawings, photographs, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has minor rubbing at head of spine, else fine. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22235
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  • REAMAN, G. Elmore
    A HISTORY OF VAUGHAN TOWNSHIP. Two Centuries of Life in the Township.

    Edition: First edition.

    Maple, Ontario: Vaughan Township Historical Society, 1971. Tall octavo. Blue cloth. (xiv), 346 pp + plates. Illustrations in text, index, mapped endpapers. VG clean jacketless copy. Contains twenty drawings by Thoreau MacDonald. Edison C143. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 47118
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  • REAMAN, G. Elmore
    A HISTORY OF VAUGHAN TOWNSHIP. Two Centuries of Life in the Township.

    Edition: First edition.

    Maple, Ontario: Vaughan Township Historical Society, 1971. Tall octavo. Blue cloth. (xiv), 346 pp + plates. Illustrations in text, index, mapped endpapers. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has slight rubbing, one small tear, VG otherwise. Contains twenty drawings plus dust jacket illustration by Thoreau MacDonald. Edison C143. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 36577
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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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  • GREENBERG, June
    A SENSE OF TIME AND PLACE

    Toronto: City Pamplets, no date (1971). pp 32, stapled, in card covers. Fine copy. Introduction by John Sewell, Foreword by Robert Fulford, Photos of heritage buildings in Toronto, with text. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45146
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  • CRAIG, Barbara Lazenby and Ronald K. MacLeod
    A SEPARATE AND SPECIAL PLACE: an appreciative history of Toronto's Queen Elizabeth Hospital on the occasion of its 110th anniversary

    Edition: First edition

    Toronto: The Hospital, 1984. Oblong quarto, green cloth. pp (16), (115), [3] + many plates. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45530
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  • A Toronto Album: Glimpses of the City That Was

    Edition: First edition.

    University of Toronto Press, 1970. Dark brown boards. 109 photos of old Toronto plus text. Private bookplate at front, else a fine, jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45212
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  • MacDONALD, Archie, editor
    A TOWN CALLED AJAX

    Ajax, Ontario: Ajax Historical Board, 1995. Blue boards. pp 414. Many photos. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has to short tears, VG otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45083
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  • WINTER, Brian
    A TOWN CALLED WHITBY

    Whitby, ON: Raymond Huff Productions, 1967. Octavo. pp ix, 65. Illustrations, portraits, map. Rebound in plain blue half morocco and marbled boards, original paper covers laid in. Fine.

    Book ID: 45395
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  • Winter, Brian
    A TOWN CALLED WHITBY

    Whitby, ON: Raymond Huff Productions, 1967. Octavo, card covers. pp ix, 65. Illustrations, portraits, foldiing map. Covers have been laminated, VG otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45686
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  • RITCHIE, Mary Houston
    A TOWNSHIP ON THE LAKE: Beaverton and Thorah 1820-1952

    Beaverton, Ontario: Author, 1952. Octavo, pale blue card covers. pp [2], (6), 78, [2]. One illustration. Covers faded and a bit spotted at margins, soft text creases, good. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45402
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  • ART ARCHITECTURAL METAL WORK. Catalogue 18 Z

    Oshawa, ON: The Pedlar People of Oshawa, 1910. Oblong quarto, embossed card covers, pp 67. Illustrated. Spine tears neatly repaired; 18 x 10 cm portion clipped from bottom of pp 47-48; a few small pencil and ink annotations; printed label at front dated Aug., 1910, indicating that this catalogue superseded all previous zinc work catalogues; VG otherwise. In its day the Pedlar plant in Oshawa was the largest factory in the British Empire dedicated exclusively to sheet metal building materials. A rare Canadian trade catalogue.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45795
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  • AS ALL OUR FATHERS WERE: the Presbyterian Church, Whitby, 1833-1975

    Edition: First edition

    Whitby, Ontario: Whitby Presbyterian Church, no date (1975?). Octavo, light blue card covers. pp (14), (200). Illustrated. Spine lightly darkened with small tear at foot; soil spots to covers; VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45567
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