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Author Name:    ROBERTSON, J. Ross.

Title:   Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto : A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York From 1792 until 1837 and of Toronto from 1834 to 1908. Fifth Series. First Edition

Publisher:    J. Ross Robertson, Toronto, 1908, 1908

Seller ID:   109527

ROBERTSON, J. Ross. Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto : A Collection of Historical Sketches of the Old Town of York From 1792 until 1837 and of Toronto from 1834 to 1908. Also, Three Hundred and Thirty Engravings of Places and Scenes in Toronto or in Connection with the City. Fifth Series - Complete. Republished from the Toronto "Evening Telegram." Toronto : J. Ross Robertson, 1908. First Edition. Pp (4),[iii]-xviii,[1]-589,(3) + 9 folding city maps (including "Chart of the North Shore of Toronto Harbour, 1846" [opp. p.67] and "Chart of the North Shore of Toronto Harbour, 1846" [opp. p.531] and "Plan of Toronto Harbour, 1846" [opp. p.538]) + folding map of the Old Fort of York + folding Plan of York Harbour + folding view illustration on light paper (opp.p. 367) + folding Plan of the Extension of the Town Plot of Port Credit + folding Plan of the Indian Reserve + folding Plan of the Military Reserve, Toronto + folding illustration "Toronto Military Review , October 8th, 1863" on light paper (opp.p. 504) + folding illustration "Toronto Military Review , October 8th, 1863" on light paper (opp.p. 505) + folding "Key to the Picture of Toronto, 1854" (opp. p.578) + + folding "Key to the Picture of Toronto in 1834" (opp. p.584) + folding "Memorial in Salisbury Cathedral" (opp. p.583) + folding "Key to the Picture of York, now Toronto, 1828" (opp. p.586) + folding "Key to the Picture of Toronto in 1842"(opp. p.589) + 2 leaves of plates (opp.pp. 512 and 576) on glossy paper. Many illustrations, tables in the text. Largely double column. Thick 8vo, maroon cloth, with pressed floral pattern on front board, gilt lettering to front & spine.

Contents: 1. Yachts of a Century (pp.1-8);
2. Two Old Flags of Rebellion Times;
3. North York Militia;
4. Golden Lion on King Street East;
5. The Old Don Bridge;
6. The Original School Reserve;
7. Primitive Methods - Tools Used by Red Men;
8. The War of 1812;
9. Yonge Street Stage Line;
10. Parliament Houses, 1796-1812;
11. Osgoode Hall Site;
12. Birds in Provincial Museum;
13. Three Old Plans of York;
14. An Old Hand Press;
15. Plan of Military Reserve;
16. York a Century Ago;
17. All About Legal Lights and Ancient Lights;
18. Old St. Mark's, Niagara;
19. The Holland Landing Anchor;
20. First Exhibition Opened in 1846 - Crystal Palace of 1858;
&c, &c in 99 more chapters.

A few rubber stamps of noted Ontario collector J.V. Salmon, the spine a little sunned, else very good to fine, tight and clean, with bright exterior gilt. 350.00


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