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Another World : William Ord Mackenzie’s Sojourn in the Canadas, 1839 - 1843

By: ALSON, Sandra, (ed.) MacKENZIE, William Ord BLACKSTOCK, Cicely , (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 2015,:

Seller ID: 112123


ALSON, Sandra and Cicely BLACKSTOCK, (eds.). ‘Another World’ : William Ord Mackenzie’s Sojourn in the Canadas, 1839 - 1843. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 2015. Pp (14),[xv]-lvi,(13),14-645,(9). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped Champlain Society sealon front board. "William Ord Mackenzie, a recently graduated British army surgeon, describes for his friends and family back home his life in his first posting to ‘another world’: the Canadas, in the period just after the Rebellions. Opinionated, frank, sometimes arrogant and prejudice... View more info

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Leader and a Laggard : Manufacturing Industry in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GEORGE, Roy E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1970, ISBN:0802016952:

Seller ID: 2379


GEORGE, Roy E. A Leader and a Laggard: Manufacturing Industry in Nova Scotia, Quebec and Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1970. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[3]-220,(2). Many tables in the text. 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to spine. Vaison p.119. "Advanced countries in all parts of the world are concerned with the geographical unevenness of their development. Canada's preoccupation is with the Atlantic province and for years government departments and agencies have tried to improve the region's economy. However, the evidence suggests that ... View more info

More than an Island : A History of the Toronto Island. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GIBSON, Sally

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Irwin Publishing, Toronto , 1984, ISBN:0772014469:

Seller ID: 109598


GIBSON, Sally. More than an Island : A History of the Toronto Island. Toronto : Irwin Publishing, 1984. First Printing. Pp (11,[2]-324,(2). Triple column. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers."Every place has a rich history to reveal, should anyone care to unearth i t. But few places in Canada can boast of a more dramatic or colourful history than this little island cluster that has harboured a small separate community in the shadow of Canada's largest city. Long before Lieutenant Governor Simcoe came to establish the town that becamime Toronto, and long be... View more info

The Atlantic Provinces : Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MORLEY, William F.E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1967,: 1967

Seller ID: 5206


MORLEY, William F.E. The Atlantic Provinces : Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island. (Toronto}: University of Toronto Press, (1967). First Edition. Pp (6), [vii]-xx, (2), [1]-137, (1) + 10 plates + 2 folding maps. 8vo (178 x 260 mm), green cloth, with silver lettering to spine. Volume I in the series Canadian Local Histories to 1950 : Bibliography. O'Dea 4126, Vaison p.162, Tennyson, Cape Breton : A Bibliography p.v, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana p.695, Ingles, Bibliography of Canadian Bibliographies 0208. View more info

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

By: SCADDING, Henry

Price: $750.00

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... View more info

North Toronto. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SCADDING, Henry ARMSTRONG, F.H., abridged/edited

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stoddart /Boston Mills Press, Toronto , 1966, ISBN:1550460110:

Seller ID: 107202


SCADDING, Henry. Toronto of Old. Abridged and edited by F.H. Armstrong. Toronto : Stoddart / Erin, Ont. : Boston Mills Press, 1992. First Edition. Pp (3,[3]-[160]. With 123 b&w photos as well as other illustrations. 4to, marron boards, gilt lettering to front & spine. ".Ritchie weaves a fascinating tale of how North Toronto evolved from primeval forest to native encampment, to military road, to pioneer farms, to small independent villages, to fast-growing town, to prosperous modern community. This is the rich and colourful story of North Toronto's people-their accomplishments and follies, ... View more info

Our Forest Home, Being Extracts from the Correspondence of the Late Frances Stewart. First Edition.

By: STEWART, Frances Browne DUNLOP, E.S.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Presbyterian Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., , Toronto , 1889,:

Seller ID: 108965


STEWART, Frances Browne. Our Forest Home, Being Extracts from the Correspondence of the Late Frances Stewart Compiled and Edited by her Daughter, E.S.Dunlop. Toronto, Canada : "Printed by the Presbyterian Printing & Publishi ng Copy, (Limited)", 1889. First Edition. Pp (4),[1]-210,[i]-xi,(3). 8vo, brown cloth, plain spine. With floral endpapers. Watters p.582, Rhodenizer p.678. "The book is full of the day-to-day life of the family, the way in which the children of the first generation suffered as they were drawn into the laborious life of the farm, the easing of strain with the co... View more info