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Nova Scotia Canada's Ocean Playgound; Where To Stay in Nova Scotia (Travel Booklets in Original Envelope)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA, Nova Scotia Bureau of Information: 1955

Seller ID: 19647K


Lovely information packet sent from Nova Scotia to resident of Akron, Ohio in 1955. Maintains orginal envelope with attractive label and sticker marking the Acadian Bicentennial. Both books are clean as a whistle with no names or writing. Where To Stay in Nova Scotia measures 6"x8-1/2" and has 38 pages, plus index. Very nice color map at center. Nova Scotia; Canada's Ocean Playground measures 7-1/2"x 10-1/4" and is beautifull illustrated with full page c... View more info

Cape Breton Island Calendar 2000

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: 2000

Seller ID: 20703


Crisp, beautiful calendar still in oriignal publisher's shrinkwrap. Small crease to tip of lower back corner only fault. Gorgeous full color photographs showing the beauty of the island in all seasons. Measures 12" across by 9-3/4" tall. View more info

Plexterre Mining Corporation Limited (Canada) Advertising Brochure 1958

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Plexterre Mining Corporation: 1958

Seller ID: 20918


Very attractive advertising booklet for Plexterre Mining Corporation Limited of Toronto, Canada. Clean and tightly bound measuring 7"x9-3/4". Only failt is light vertical crease. Two actual black and white photographs on back cover show floating-type tower units. Plexterre was involved with mining, oil and natural gas . Nice double page map at center showing oil and gas pipe line locations and other sites of intrest. 10 pages. View more info

Postcard Views of Toronto, Ontario Canada 19 Cards White Border Jack H. Bain

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Jack H. Bain:

Seller ID: 24351UH


The Jack H. Bain Company was a popular purrveyor of Canadian scenic postcards, generally printed on linen, but done here with a smooth surface and white border. All are postally unused and showing no writing of any kind. Crisp with sharp corners and pristine on both sides. Divided backs on all. Each has a number next to caption and these are as follows: 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27. Views include: Toronto waterfront and skyline... View more info

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New Alchemy: Elements, Systems, Forces Art Catalog (Canada 1969)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto & Montreal, Canada, Art Gallery of Toronto; Musee D'Art Contemporain: 1968

Seller ID: 25664


Very handsome silver and grey cover with no printing at all to face. Published to accompany an exhibit which was in Toronto from Sept. 27 to October 26, 1969 and in Montreal from Nov.5 to Dec. 14, 1969. Measures 7-1/2"x10-1/4" and is illustrated throughout with both black and white photographs and drawings. TEXT is in both ENGLISH and FRENCH. The exhibit concentrated on two major point -- art which is unconventional and even jarring and art owned by corporations such as ... View more info

The Journals Of Susanna Moodie,

By: Atwood, Margaret with Charles Pachter,

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton-Mifflin: 1997

Seller ID: 2190


Brand new book in slipcase still in original shrinkwrap. A "faithful reproduction of the original 1980 hand-printed, limited edition. . Renowned novelist Margaret Atwood turns to the poetic form to create this visually lovely book. Set against the Canadian landscape from pioneer times through the 20th century, the verses speak to the twin themes of human survival and renewal. Illustrated with vivid, original serigraphs. View more info

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Starting Out, 1920-1947 (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plattsburgh, NY, U.S.A., McClelland & Stewart/Tundra Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 27384


Very nice, clean book in brand new protective mylar. Boards are unbumped and there are no names or writing other than having been SIGNED by Berton on title page with no inscription. Dated 1987. Dustjacket shows price-clipping and some toning to spine and to top of dustjacket, but there are no chips or tears. The acclaimed Candian historian offers up a lively, and at times funny, account of his first 27 years and sheds light on his contradictory nature. Handsome color p... View more info

May Your First Love be Your Last and Other Stories

By: Clark, Gregory

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1969

Seller ID: 24087


Crisp, clean pages and page edges, no bumps to pristine boards, and no tears or chips to jacket. . Slipcase likewise beautiful. Only fault is blank bookplate on front free endpaper and bleed-through to reverse where former owner blacked out name beneath plate. Illustrated with charming black and white photographs throughout. Canadian humorist, Clark, offers numerous stories, the title one being about his courtship of his wife from age 13 to 24! Book has 224 pages and mea... View more info

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Perennials and Politics; The Life Story of Honorable Irene Parlby

By: Cormack, Barbara Villy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alberta (Canada), Self-Published:

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25556


Very ince clean book with just some light fading to bottom of front cover. Tightly bound with no spine crease and very clean pages. Book is SIGNED to author and inscribed to the mother of Rep. William Batchelder, Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. Portrait of subject at frontis in black and white. Book traces the illustrious political career of Irene Parlby and her long life to age 97. The book is not dated, but she died in 1997, so it was written sometime af... View more info

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Music from Within: A Biography of the Composer S C Eckhardt-Gramatte

By: Eckhardt, Ferdinand

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of Manitoba Press: 1985

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27051TB


Very handsome book with no bumps to boards and no tears or chips. SIGNED and inscribed by author thus: For ---------; Winnipeg, November 16, 1985, Frederick Ehkhardt." Beneath that is a gift inscription to the same person. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Illustrarted with black and white photographs and art. A chronicle of the life of one of Canada's most beloved composers, Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte. Book measures 8-1/4"x10-1/4" and has 207 page in... View more info

Bankhead: The Twenty Year Town

By: Gadd, Ben

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Banff, Alberta, Canada, Canadian Parks Service: 1988

Seller ID: 28039


Very nice clean oversized booklet measuring 9" x 12" with 74 page, and illustrated with historical photographs, drawings and documents. At the time of writing this was the first publication about the lost town of Bankhead, a coal mining community that came and went, leaving behind a twenty year history. View more info

Adventures in Canada or Life in the Woods

By: Geikie, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Porter and Coates:

Seller ID: 8604


Hard Cover. Very Good for Age/No DJ As Issued. Alta Edition. Very attractive little book dating from the late 1800's, though there is no date listed. Red boards embiossed with a floral design and nice gilt title box on spine, Slight cant to spine and a touch of wear to corners and tail of spine, but overall most handsome. One page has a small stain. Pages are evenly browned. Former owner's name and state written in pencil. Essays discuss Quebec, Montcalm & Wolfe, Toronto... View more info

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The Totem Poles in Stanley Park

By: Goodfellow, Rev. John C,

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., The Art, Historical and Scientific Association Oif Vancouver B.C.:

Seller ID: 24359BV


No date on this handsome vintage pamphlet measuring 5-1/4"x8-1/2" with brown paper wrappers featuring attractive and untorn yapped eges and handsome white paste-on art feauring a totem pole at front cover. This shows a couple tiny faint spots of foxing. First page also shows a small spot of foxing and a couple tiny ones along top edge, while last page shows a single spot in the left margin at bottom of page. Photo illustrated in sepia on cream paper. 44 pages wit... View more info

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The Cryptogram

By: Graydon, William Murray

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay Publisher: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 28313


This is an exceptionally nice book -- no bumps to corners, no wear to color illustration on face board ,and none to spine which has bright shiny gilt lettering in addition to a spine image. There are no names or writing either. Only fault is some foxing to the top part of the upper ourter magins on the two pages on 176 and 177. Otherwise it's clean and tightly bound. The novel is set in Canada. Book measures 5-1/4" x 7-1/2" and has 224 pages. View more info

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Salish Weaving

By: Gustafson, Paula

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Douglas & McIntye Ltd.: 1980

Seller ID: 25913


Very handsome, clean book, with just a small holiday inscription to top corner of front free endpaper. No tears or chips, no other markings and no bumps to boards. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x12-1/2" and has 131 pages. Illustrated with maps, instructive line drawings, and black and white photos of weavers plying their craft, as well as of finished products. Color plates at center of book.An informative tribute to the Salish people of the... View more info

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Marks on the Forest Floor; A Story of Houston British Columbia

By: Houston Centennial Committee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston Centennial '71 Committee: 1971

Seller ID: 24176


Beautiful book in crisp clean condition with only a whisper of wear to dustjacket which has been protected by brand new mylar cover. No names or writing and pristine boards and pages. Book measures 8-1/2"x11-1/4" and has 152 pages. Gorgeous painting used for dustjacket design. Book is illustrated throughout with photographs in both full color and black and white. Includes historic photos which augment a researched text. View more info

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The 1960 Stratford Festival Program

By: Langham, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stratford, Ontario Canada, The Stratford Shakespearean Festival Foundation of Canada: 1960

Seller ID: 19011


Beautiful program from Canada's 1960 Stratford Shakesperean Festival. Clean and colorful with beautiful color art depicting costuming and plentiful black and white photos. It's clean as a whistle inside and out and measures 8-1/2"x 11". Other than a tiny crease to lower front corner and some rubbing to color at back, it's without fault. The plays that year were King John, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo and Juliet. Fun to find that Julie Harris played Blanche... View more info

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Foot-Prints; Or, Incidents in Early History of New Brunswick 1783-1883

By: Lawrence, J.W.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: St. John, New Brunswick, J. & A. McMillan: 1883

Seller ID: 17950K


Very nice copy. Bright blue boards are quite clean with bright gilt at face and just a small bit of wear to corners and crown and tail of spine. Endpapers are likewise clean with no cracking to hinges. Pages have toned only faintly and book is nicely fitted with a clear rigid-plastic cover.Measures 7"x8-1/2". The author was president of the New Brunswick Historical Society at the time of, writing shortly before the province's centennial celebration, and was considered t... View more info

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The Shaping of Ontario: From Exploration to Confederation

By: Mika, N.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Mika Publishign Co.: 1985

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 25478


Book itself is crisp and clean with no names or writing and pristine pages and page edges. Tightly bound and no names or writing.. Limited edtiion confined to 2000 copies of which this is #1316. Book measures 12-1/4" wide and 15-1/2" tall. Dustjacket is likewise clean and has no tears or chips. Plain blue back shows minor scratches. Original bill of sale and Canadian bookshop card laid-in. Book is beautifully illustrated in both color and back and white and is most ahnd... View more info

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This Rough Magic; The Making of an Artistic Director (Booklet and Matching Bookmark Laid-in)

By: Monette, Richard; Prolsser, David

Price: $68.95

Publisher: Omtario. Canada, Stratford Festival of Canada: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Monette

Seller ID: 25839


Crisp, clean, beautiful book. No tears, no bumps to boards, no price-clip, and pristine inside and out. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Inscribed by Monette on front free endpaper thus "To the ---------s. Best wishes, Richard Monette 2007, Sept. Stratford." Book is nicelt illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. A very handsome bookmark produced to acckpmany the book is lais-in as is a bookley entitled Richard Monette Gala Celebra... View more info