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Author Name:    SCADDING, Henry

Title:   Toronto of Old : Collections and Recollections Illustrative of the Early Settlement and Social Life of the Capital of Ontario. Second Edition, with map

Publisher:    Willing & Williamson, Toronto , 1878, 1878

Seller ID:   109927

SCADDING, Henry, D.D. Toronto of Old : Collections and Recollections Illustrative of the Early Settlement and Social Life of the Capital of Ontario. Toronto : Willing & Williamson, 1878. Second Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-594,,(2) + portrait frontispiece + large folding map at rear. 8vo, brown pressed cloth, decorated in gilt & black, gilt lettering to front and spine.
Watters p.732, Rhodenizer p.605.

Contents : Introductory;
Chapters :
1. Palace Street to the Market Place;
2. Front Street: from the Market Place to the Old French Fort;
3. From Brock Street to the Old French Fort;
4. From the Garrison back to the place of beginning;

5. King Street: From John Street to Yonge Street;
6. King Street: From Yonge Street to Church Street;
7. King Street: Digression Sourthwards at Church Street: Market Lane;
8. King Street: St. James Church;
9. King Street: St. James Church (continued);
10. King Street: St. James Church (continued);
11. King Street: Digression northward at Church Street: the Old District Grammar School;
12. King Street: From Church Street to George St.;
13. King Street: Digression into Duke Street;
14. King Street: From George Street to Caroline Street;
15. King Street: From Caroline Street to Berkeley Street;
16. From Berkeley Street to the Bridge and across it;

17. The Valley of the Don :
(1). From the Bridge on the Kingston Road to Tyler's -
(2). From Tyler's to the Big Bend -
(3). From the Big Bend to Castle Frank Brook -
(4). Castle Frank -
(5).On to the Ford and the Mills;

18. Queen Street: from the Don Bridge to Caroline Street,;
19. Queen Street: Digression at Caroline Street: History of the Early Press;
20. Queen Street: From George Street to Yonge St.: Memories of the Old Court House;
21. Queen Street: From Yonge Street to College Avenue - Digression Southward at Bay St. - Osgoode Hall - Digression Northward at the College Avenue;
22. Queen Street: From the College Avenue to Brock Street and Spadina Avenue;
23. Queen Street: From Brock Street and Spadina Avenue to the Humber

24. Yonge Street: From the Bay to Yorkville;
25. Yonge Street: From Yorkville to Hogg's Hollow;
26. Yonge Street: From Hogg's Hollow to Bond's Lake;
27. Yonge Street: From Bond's Lake to the Holland Landing, with Digressions to Newmarket and Sharon;
28. Yonge Street: Onward, from Holland Landing to Penetanguishene;

29. The Harbour : Its Marine, 1793-1799;
30. The Harbour : Its Marine, 1800-1814;
31. The Harbour : Its Marine, 1815-1827;
32. The Harbour : Its Marine, 1828-1863.
With appendix and index.

The plates are : "Chief Justice Sir William Osgoode" (frontispiece); "Russell Abbey " (opp. p.33); "York in 1803" (opp. p.40); "The Fish Market, York in 1830" (opp. p.50); "Site of Old Fort Toronto" (opp. p.73); "York in 1813, from the Block House East of the Don" (opp. p.83); "Upper Canada College in 1830" (opp. p.93); "First Methodist Church in York (Toronto)"(opp. p.95); "View of King Street East in 1834" (opp. p.101); "William Lyon Mackenzie" (opp. p.137); "Governor John Graves Simcoe" (opp. p.237); "Right Hon. Henry Dundas" (opp.p.305); "Sir George Yonge" (opp.p.388); "Toronto Harbour in 1793" (opp. p.508); "Toronto Harbour in 1820" (opp. p.544); large folding map (261/2 by 17 inches) of Toronto in 1878) at rear.

This copy is in the original cloth, and has been resewn, rebacked,and with binding repaired. Old tea stain on the back of the frontispiece, else very good, solid. 750.00

Price = 750.00 CDN
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