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  • LOVERSEED, Helga V.
    BRAMPTON. An Illustrated History. "Partners in Progress" by R.G. Condie and Richard Pearce. Foreword by Kenneth G. Whillans with Contributions by Ken Moore.

    Edition: First Edition

    Burlington, Ontario: Windsor Publications, 1987. Quarto, white cloth. 304 pp. Well illustrated with photos, many in colour. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Signed by Ken Whillans, the mayor. A centennial project of the Brampton Board of Trade. Ontario local history. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45797
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  • LOVERSEED, (Helga V.)
    BRAMPTON. An Illustrated History. "Partners in Progress" by R.G. Condie and Richard Pearce. Foreword by Kenneth G. Whillans with Contributions by Ken Moore.

    Edition: First Edition

    Burlington, Ontario: Windsor Publications, 1987. Quarto, white cloth. 304 pp. Well illustrated with photos, many in colour. Ink inscription to front pastedown, else fine in fine, price-clipped dust jacket. A centennial project of the Brampton Board of Trade. Ontario local history. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14999
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  • BRAMPTON'S 100th ANNIVERSARY AS AN INCORPORATED TOWN 1873-1973

    Edition: First edition.

    Brampton, Ontario: The Corporation of the Town of Brampton and the Brampton Centennial Committee, 1973. Quarto, gilt boards. pp 264 + 110, (2) pp of local ads. Well illustrated, some colour photos. Front free endpaper clipped out, else a VG clean and unworn copy. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52567
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  • BROWN'S TORONTO GENERAL DIRECTORY. 1856...

    Toronto: W.R. Brown, 1856. Title continues "...Comprising amongst other information, official governmental directory, alphabetical governmental directory, street directory, commercial directory, trades directory, city directory, and banking and insurance directory, with statistical, detail, and general information." At head of title page "Subscriber's Copy". (Price was three dollars - quite a bit at the time). Octavo, original red morocco grain cloth, spine gilt lettered, arms of Toronto in gilt on front cover, gilt advertisement for the St. Nicholas Saloon (58 King St. East), on rear cover. Yellow pastedowns with ads. Issued without free endpapers. pp (2, title leaf), [1, blank], (1, ad), (i)-lii (General Index, Preface, Introduction), (1)-331, [1, blank], i-lxxi (ads, many pictorial. many printed in reddish-orange), (1, title page…

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    Toronto: W.R. Brown, 1856. Title continues "...Comprising amongst other information, official governmental directory, alphabetical governmental directory, street directory, commercial directory, trades directory, city directory, and banking and insurance directory, with statistical, detail, and general information." At head of title page "Subscriber's Copy". (Price was three dollars - quite a bit at the time). Octavo, original red morocco grain cloth, spine gilt lettered, arms of Toronto in gilt on front cover, gilt advertisement for the St. Nicholas Saloon (58 King St. East), on rear cover. Yellow pastedowns with ads. Issued without free endpapers. pp (2, title leaf), [1, blank], (1, ad), (i)-lii (General Index, Preface, Introduction), (1)-331, [1, blank], i-lxxi (ads, many pictorial. many printed in reddish-orange), (1, title page for MACLEAR & CO.'S CANADIAN ALMANAC AND REPOSITORY OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE, FOR THE YEAR 1856, being leap year...), 2-86 (text in double columns), 87- (104), ads, many pictorial + 8 leaves of ads printed both sides in reddish-orange in main text body, extra to the pagination. Ex library, rebacked, with most of original spine cloth laid down (1 cm lacking at head, and some cloth wrinkling there, but all gilt lettering still present), spine a little darkened with light sticker shadow; covers have small black soil spots and light evidence of removed tape from inner margins; inner hinges reinforced with white cloth tape and blank leaf supplied front and rear; front pastedown has a small contemporary ink name and the nice bookplate of Joseph J. Murphy; title page has a small library rubber stamp and a small corner chip (no printing affected); page edges darkened; thin text paper lightly toned; otherwise a VG, clean, tight and unworn copy. Rare in the market.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41987
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  • BUTLER, Juan, 1942-81
    CABBAGETOWN DIARY: a documentary

    Toronto: Peter Martin, 1971. Second printing (first was in 1970). Card covers. Creases to covers, first few leaves, and upper corner of a couple leaves near middle of the book;' a number of pages have lines in margins, with a few words in the margin of one page; just a good copy. Inscribed by the author "27/3/72. To Joanne with many thanks, Juan Butler". The author's first novel (of three), a savage portrait of the Cabbagetown district of Toronto, then one of its poorest. Disappointed with the receiption of his third novel, and struggling with his mental health, Butler offed himself at age 38. A scarce signature.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 49591
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  • LAMBERT, Islay
    CALL THEM BLESSED: A History of Cannington 1817-1971

    Edition: First printing

    Cannington, Ontario: Corporation of the Village of Cannington, 1971. Octavo, red cloth, endpaper maps. pp (x), 274, (4, blank), (26, index), (4, blank). Small owner label on front free endpaper, else fine. Tipped in colour frontispiece, many photos in text. Ontario local history.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 37271
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  • BEAUMONT, Ralph
    CATARACT AND THE FORKS OF THE CREDIT: a pictorial history

    Edition: First printing

    No place [Erin, ON]: Author, 1973. pp [34], [2], stapled in card covers. Many photos. Some neat scoring with yellow marker, else fine. Caledon Hills. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43378
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  • Winter, Brian
    Chronicles of a County Town - Whitby Past and Present

    Edition: First edition.

    Whitby, ON, Canada: Brian Winter, 1999. Oblong octavo, dark blue cloth. Many photos in text. Fine in a near fine jacket, no owner names. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34260
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  • COLUMBUS THROUGH THE YEARS: a history of Columbus Community United Church 1835-1995

    Whitby, ON: The church, 1995. Quarto, pp 48, stapled in glossy card covers. Photos, drawings. Fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45607
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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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  • STAMP, Robert M.
    EARLY DAYS IN RICHMOND HILL: a history of the community to 1930

    Edition: First printing

    Richmond Hill, Ontario: Richmond Hill Public Library Board, 1991. Oblong quarto, brown cloth, pictorial endpapers. pp (xii), 400, [2]. Photos, index. Ink presentation inscription at front from the mayor, book leaned, else fine in fine jacket. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45778
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  • ROSS, J. Douglas
    EDUCATION IN OSHAWA from settlement to city

    (Oshawa, ON): Oshawa Board of Education, 1970. Octavo, 220 pp 15 plates and illustrations, index, blue cloth. Small owner label at front, else fine. Dust jacket has fading to red portion of spine, small tears, small chip to rear panel, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45577
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  • EPISTAXIS ( 4 issues for 1936-39)

    University of Toronto, Medical Society, 1936-39. 10 inches / 25.5 cm, stapled in illustrated paper covers printed in red and black. Volume 25, 1936; Volume 26, 1937; Volume 27, 1938 and Volume 28, 1939. pp 30, 46, 38, 40 (including rear cover). Toronto ads, verse, articles, jokes, cartoons and illustrations, etc. Vol. 37 has a macabre cover illustration of a skull. Staples a bit rusty, near fine. An annual published by the student Medical Society, University of Toronto. "Epistaxis" means nosebleed. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45382
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  • EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY: the St. Lawrence Area

    Toronto: Matsui, Baer, Vanstone Architects, no date (1975). Orange card cover with plastic cerlox binding. pp 102. Photos, plans. Architectural assessment and developement ideas for the central waterfront area of downtown Toronto. No. 3 in a series. Fine.

    Condition: Binding: Quarto

    Book ID: 45559
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  • BROMLEY, Jack and Jack May
    FIFTY YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE TRANSIT: a history of the Toronto Transit Commission

    New York: Electric Railroaders Association, 1978. Second printing of the hardcover issue. Quarto, maroon cloth. pp 176. Large folding supplement (maps and charts) and folding map in homemade-pouch at rear. Fine copy. Jacket has a bit of rubbing to spine lettering, small tears and one small chip to panels, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43443
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  • EUSTACE, C.J. (Cecil John Eustace)
    FORGOTTEN MUSIC

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1974. Maroon boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket has some nicks and light rubbing, VG otherwise. A novel of Toronto.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49378
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  • ARTHUR, Eric
    FROM FRONT STREET TO QUEEN'S PARK. The story of Ontario's Parliament Buildings. With a chapter on the "Ontario collection" by Fern Bayer

    Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 1979. Reddish cloth. 14 pp colour plates, (15)-160, with b&w illustrations. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has creased tears, nicks, good. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45050
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  • COOK, Dave
    FROM FROZEN PONDS TO BEEHIVE GLORY: the story of Dixie Arena Gardens

    Edition: First printing

    Mississauga, ON: Author, 2006. Octavo, glossy card covers, 224 pp, many photos. Fine copy. Ice hockey, figure skating, lacrosse, curling, and more at this Mississauga arena over the years.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 39317
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  • EMERY, Claire and Barbara Ford
    FROM PATHWAY TO SKYWAY: a history of Burlington

    Edition: First Edition

    Burlington, Ontario: Confederation Centennial Committee of Burlington, 1967. Octavo, blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp xii, 253, [7]. Many photos in text. Fine in VG+ jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43375
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  • DIXON, Fred
    FUN WAS WHERE WE MADE IT: Mount Joy - Markham 1900-1915

    No place: No publisher, 1971. Octavo, white card covers. pp (16), (93), [3]. Photos and map in text. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Ontario local history. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43721
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