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A History of the Native People of Canada Volume I (10,000 - 1,000 B. C. )

By: Wright, J. V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hull, Quebec, Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HIS2896

Condition: Very Good-


564 pp. Bibliography. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. Mercury Series, Archaeological Survey of Canada, Paper 152. First of a three volume series. This volume covers the spread of the Ice Age hunters from Beringia, the land mass that once joined Asia and North America. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Overlanders

By: Wright, Richard Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1985

Seller ID: HIS1813

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


310 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The account of the people who were determined to forge an overland route through the North American wolderness to the goldfields of B. C.' s Fraser River and the Cariboo in 1858. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Essays on Archaeological Subjects, and on Various Questions Connected with the History of Art, Science, and Literature in the Middle Ages Volume II

By: Wright, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith: 1861

Seller ID: HIS2291

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


319 pp. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Tear to strip along upper spine end. Front hinge weak. Volume 2 only. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bad Ground: Inside the Beaconsfield Mine Rescue

By: Wright, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Millers Point, NSW, Australia, Pier 9: 2006

Seller ID: HIS1613

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


318 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The account of two miners, Todd Russell and Brant Webb, and how they were saved from eternal entombment in the Beacosnfield hard rock mine in Tasmania after a seismic event trapped them deep underground. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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At the Sign of the King's Head

By: Wrigley, Ammon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Uppermill, Saddleworth, England, Taylor & Clifton: 1925

Seller ID: HIS2467

Condition: Good


56 pp. Prev owner's address label on inside front cover. Cover edges worn, small tears. The account of an old folks' festival held at Dobcross on August 28. 1845, listing the name, age and residence of 125 guests of 77 year of age and older (quite remarkable for those days). ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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A Canadian Manor and its Seigneurs The Story of a Hundred Years 1761-1861

By: Wrong, George M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Bryant Press: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3020

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


295 pp. Index. Illus. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Prev owner's name on the ffep. An account of the history of Murray Bay Manor House, established by British who settled at Malbaie (Murray Bay). Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Search for Knowledge and Freedom / a La Recherche Du Savoir Et De La Liberte The Polish-Canadian Perspective / Perspective Polono-Canadienne

By: Wyczynski, Pawel & Ruszkowski, Andrzej H. & Sokoloski, Richard (Eds. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Editions Promyk Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1430

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


368 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Proceedings of a symposium held on November 20, 1993 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in Canada. Contains the text of 14 papers presented. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Henrietta Feller and the Grande Ligne Mission A Memorial

By: Wyeth, Walter N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. N. Wyeth: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS2495

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


254 pp. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. An account of Mme. Fellr, Louis Roussy, and the Grande Ligne Mission in Quebec. No. 8 in the author's New Missionary Series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Reading Between the Lines

By: Wylie, Betty Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HIS2161

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


252 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Inscribed by the author on a label pasted on to the front endpaper. Describes the evolution of women's diaries over the centuries. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Growing Up in Phillip's Sydney

By: Yarwood, A. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1967

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


56 pp. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. An account of the first settlers of Australia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Documents for the History

By: Yavdas, Mitrofan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Munich, Regional Church Assembly of Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church: 1956

Seller ID: HIS3322

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


228 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Blus cloth boards. Text in Ukrainian (Cyrillic) , English and German. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 228 pages View more info

Image for Rediscovering Jacob Riis Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-Of-The-Century New York

Rediscovering Jacob Riis Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-Of-The-Century New York

By: Yochelson, Bonnie & Czitrom, Daniel

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, The New Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3034

ISBN: 1595581995

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


268 pp. Photos. Index. Notes. Spine gently bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Prev owner's discard stamp on the ffep. A study of thissocial reformer, journalist and pioneer photographer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Short History of Quebec A Socio-Economic Perspective

By: Young, Brian & Dickinson, John A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Pitman: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS0941

Condition: Very Good


306 pp. Corners rubbed. A readable, comprehensive look at Quebec history with emphasis on social and economic issues. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Let's Dance!  A Celebration of Ontario's Dance Halls and Summer Dance Pavilions

Let's Dance! A Celebration of Ontario's Dance Halls and Summer Dance Pavilions

By: Young, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage/Natural History Inc.: 2002

Seller ID: HIS1670

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


221 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A look back at the music of youth and lasting friendships, from the 1920's and the biig band era through to the 60's and the rock era. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Anatomy of a Party The National CCF 1932-61

By: Young, Walter D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1158

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


328 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Jacket brodart protected. Usual library stamps and markings. A look at the political party that kept the banner of democratic socialism flying for many years, and was instrumental in shifting the country towards the welfare state of the thirties and forties. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Opening of the Canadian North 1870 - 1914

By: Zaslow, Morris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1560

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


339 pp. Spine, corner s bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Prev owner's name on front endpaper. Part of the Canadian Centenary Series. A study of Canada's expansion onto Its northern regions in the years after Confederation. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Ontario History Volume XLIX Number 3

By: Zaslow, Morris (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario Historical Society: 1957

Seller ID: HIS3166

Condition: Very Good-


58 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Small tear at lower spine end. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Lenin's Embalmers

By: Zbarsky, Ilya & Hutchinson, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1998

Seller ID: HIS2935

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


215 pp. Photos. Notes. Spine, corners gently bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A fascinating account by the last survivor of the family whoembalmed and maintaned the body of Lenin. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Rise and Fall of the Toronto Typographical Union 1832-1972: A Case Study of Foreign Domination

By: Zerker, Sally F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1982

Seller ID: HIS2382

Condition: Very Good-


397 pp. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Examines the history of Canada's oldest labour organization - the printers of Toronto. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Mainline Steam Revival

By: Ziel, Ron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bridgehampton, New York, Sunrise Special: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3237

ISBN: 0848808630

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


208 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Looks at steam locomotives in use on mainlines in the post-steam era. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info