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General Canadiana, Military and the North

Inventory #
Details
Price
H-8
The Story of
Canada's Coal

Gerow, C., M.B.E.

1948; The Canadian Coal Operators' Association; soft cover; 54 pp. Third Printing, October, 1948. Illustrated with b&w photos; fold-out map tipped in at rear. Some age fading to pages - otherwise clean and tight.
$12.00
H-8
Gold & Galena
a History of the Mayo District

MacDonald, Linda E.T. and Lynette R. Bleiler, compilers

1990; Mayo Historical Society; large hard cover with dj; 502 pp including index. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Minor wear and chipping to dj; the contents appear to be clean. This is a heavy book which will affect postage.
$22.00
H-7
Military Music of the War of 1812
Military Music for the Fife

Dayter, Mark

1993; Historic Fort York, Toronto Historical Board; cirlox bound; 35 pp. Compiled from 18th and 19th Century sources with historical notes and lyrics. Illustrated with b&w sketches. Some sun fading to card covers; the contents appear to be clean.
$14.00
H-7
Barnardo Children
In Canada

Corbett, Gail H.


1981; Homestead Studios; soft cover; 133 pp including index. Sepia illustrations. Ex-library with the usual stamps and stickers - otherwise the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
H-3
Canadian Railway Records
A Guide for Genealogists

Douglas, Althea and J. Creighton


1994; Ontario Genealogy Society; stapled booklet; 64 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Previous owner's name on title page - otherwise clean and crisp.

SOLD

thank you
H-3
Canadians at War
1914-1919
A Research Guide to World War One Service Records

Wright, Glenn


2010; Global Heritage Press; coil bound; 150 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and documents. Previous owner's name on the title page - otherwise the contents appear to be clean.
$22.00
G-20
The Canadians at Cambrai
And the Canal Du Nord
September - October 1918
A Social History and Battlefield Tour

Christie, Norm


1997; CEF Books; soft cover; 90 pp. Volume VI of the "For King and Empire" Series. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Fold out map at rear. Some wear to card covers and some dog-eared pages; the contents appear to be clean.
$14.00
G-20
The Canadians at Mount Sorrel
June 2nd - 14th, 1916
A Social History and Battlefield Tour

Christie, Norm


2000; CEF Books; soft cover; 98 pp. Volume VIII of the "For King and Empire" Series. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Fold out map at rear. Minor wear to card covers; the contents appear to be clean.
$14.00
G-15
Yellowknife N.W.T.
An Illustrated History
Volume 1, Yellowknife History Series

Jackson, Susan ed.


1990; Nor'West Publishing; large soft cover; 272 pp including index. Illustrated with many b&w photos. Minor wear to card covers; the contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
G-13
The Lumberjacks

MacKay, Donald


2002; Natural Heritage; soft cover; 319 pp including index. The history of the lumber industry in Canada and the men who worked in it. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor wear to card covers; the contents appear to be clean.
$16.00
G-13
The Red Knight

Corrigan, John Charles


2017; Friesen; hard cover; 235 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor wear to card covers. "...the most comprehensive account ever written about the Canadian Air Force's legendary solo jet-acrobatics performer." Clean, solid copy.
$18.00
G-12
Voyageurs of the Air
a history of civil aviation in Canada
1858-1967

Main, J.R.K.

1967; Queen's Printer; Hard cover with dust jacket, 397 pp including index. First edition. Well illustrated with b&w and colour photos, end papers are maps.The title page notes that this was a centennial project commissioned by the Department of Transport, Government of Canada. The dj is worn and torn. The contents appear to be clean.

SOLD

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G-10
Scoundrels, Dreamers & Second Sons
British Remittance Men in the Canadian West

Zeuhlke, Mark

2001; Dundurn; softcover; 229 pp including index. Second edition, revised and expanded. Illustrated with b&w photos. Good condition, small crease to front cover, contents appear to be clean.
$12.00
G-3
Brave Battalion
The Remarkable Saga of the 15th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War

Zuehlke, Mark

2008; Wiley; Hardcover, 289 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Minor chipping to dj. The contents appear to be clean.
$14.00
G-2
They Call Me George
The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada

Foster, Cecil

2010; Biblioasis; Softcover, 295 pp including index. Minor wear to card covers. The contents appear to be clean.

SOLD

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G-1
Quarriers Story
One Man's Vision That Gave 7,000 Children a New Life in Canada

Magnusson, Anna

2006; Dundurn Press; Softcover, 224 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos, sketches and many maps. Minor wear to card covers. The contents appear to be clean.
$14.00
F-6
History of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
1903-1961

Moir, John S., ed.

1962; Corps Committee, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals; Hard cover, 366 pp including index. End papers are maps; illustrated with b&w photos, sketches and many maps, some maps are fold-outs and some are in colour. **Dust jacket is missing.** There is a number stamped in black ink verically down the front end paper and the cover corners are a bit worn. Blue cloth boards with the Corps insignia stamped on the front board. The contents appear to be clean.
$110.00
E-15
On Track
The Railway Mail Service in Canada

O'Reilly, Susan McLeod

1992; Canadian Museum of Civilization; soft cover; 151 pp. Illustrated in b&w and colour. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Good condition.
$14.00
E-15
Footprints:
The Hungarian Legacy in Canada

Dreisziger, Nandor

2017; Embassy of Hungary and Nandor Dreisziger; soft cover; 124 pp. Good, clean condition.
$12.00
E-15
Never Done
Three Centuries of Women's Work in Canada


1974; The Corrective Collective; soft cover; 150 pp. Illustrated with numerous sketches. Significant wear to card covers, some minor soiling and a few dog-eared pages.
$14.00
E-14
The Canadian Army at War
From Pachino to Ortona
The Canadian Campaign in Sicily and Italy, 1943


ca 1943; Minister of National Defence; soft cover; 160 pp. Illustrated in b&w with numerous photos and a few paintings in colour. Significant wear to card covers. Contents appear to be clean.
$14.00
E-14
Canada at Dieppe

Hunter, T. Murray

1982; Canadian War Museum, National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada; soft cover; 61 pp including index. Illustrated in b&w and colour with photos, paintings and maps. Minor bumps and wear to cover corners.
$12.00
E-7
Trinity College School
Old Boys at War


1948; Old Boys' Association, Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario; hard cover; 231+ pp. Illustrated with b&w photos of TCS students who served in the Boer War, WW I and WW II. Includes separate errata page. Ex-library; minor bumps and wear to cover corners and spine.
$45.00
D-3
The Elgin-Grey Papers
1846-1852

Doughty, Sir Arthur G., ed

1937; Secretary of State, Canada; soft covers; 1600+ pp in 4 volumes. "The Elgin-Grey Papers consist of private letters that passed between James Bruce, eighth Earl of Elgin and twelfth Earl of Kincardine, and Henry George, third Earl Grey, during the years 1846 to 1852, when the Earl of Elgin was Giovernor General of Canada and Earl Grey was Secretary of State for the Colonies, and also of miscellaneous papers relating to subjects of Canadian interest." Good condition, minor bumps and some soiling to card covers - there may be a few pencil notations in the text - otherwise the contents appear to be clean. This is a heavy set, which will affect postage.
$75.00
C-18
Ethnic Minorities
During Two World Wars

Thompson, John Herd

1991; Canadian Historical Association; stapled booklet; 20 pp. Historical Booklet No. 19. The booklet appears to be in good condition.
$8.00
C-5
Uprooted and Transplanted
Sudeten Odyssey from Tragedy to Freedom, 1938-1958

Skoutajan, Hanns F.

2000; The Ginger Press; soft cover; 273 pp. The author's story of displacement, kindness, terror and triumph. He chronicles his family's escape from Europe in 1938 to a new life in Canada. Illustrated with some b&w photos. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Good condition
$12.00
C-2
World War II Adventures of Canada's Bluenose
The Americans

Higgins, Andrew and Jesse Spalding III

1998; Andrew Higgins; softcover; 192 pp including index. Stated first edition. The Bluenose II was purchased by 2 Americans and saw service in the second world war "carrying deadly cargoes of munitions and dynamite through the submarine infested waters of the Caribbean". Well illustrated with photographs and documents. The card covers are creased and worn with a couple of marks on the back where stickers have been removed. Contents appear clean.
$16.00
B-21
The Writings of David Thompson, Volume 1
The Travels, 1850 Version

Moreau, William E., editor

2009; The Champlain Society; hardcover; 352+ pp. 5 fold-out maps plus 5 single page excerpts from Key Map. The book is in very good condition.
$26.00
X
The Canadian Army
1939 - 1945
An Official Historical Summary

Stacey, Colonel C.P.

1948; Authority of the Minister of National Defence; hardcover; 354 pp including index. Illustrated with colour plates and many fold-out maps. End papers are coloured maps. Some sun staining to front board and spine, corners are bumped - contents appear clean.
$18.00
X
When Christmas Crossed the Peace

McClung, Nellie L.


1923; Thomas Allen; soft cover with boards and dj; 149 pp. Nellie McClung "was a Canadian feminist, politician, author, and social activist. She was a part of the social and moral reform movements prevalent in Western Canada in the early 1900s. In 1927, McClung and four other women: Henrietta Muir Edwards, Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney and Irene Parlby, who together came to be known as "The Famous Five" (also called "The Valiant Five"), launched the "Persons Case," contending that women could be "qualified persons" eligible to sit in the Senate. The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the current law did not recognize women as such. However, the case was won upon appeal to the Judicial Committee of the British Privy Council [which was] the court of last resort for Canada at that time." (from Wikipedia). This is her first book. Significant wear to the dj; previous owner's name on ffep; contents appear clean. This is a hard to find title.
$375.00
#A-22
Children of the Land
The Story of the Macdonald Movement in Canada

Sherwood, Herbert Francis

circa 1910; reprinted by permission from The Outlook, New York, April 23, 1910; stapled booklet, approx 15 pp. The Macdonald movement focused on the training of young people towards a rural life in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor wear and some soiling to card covers. Contents are clean.
$16.00
A-14
Women of the War Years
Stories of Determination and Indomitable Courage

Galloway, Orpha E.(Peggy), Committee Chairman

2000; Orpha E. Galloway; hardcover; 320 pp. From the estate of Flora MacDonald. Signed by Mrs. Galloway on p. vi. Also included is a letter from Committee Chairman Galloway to Flora MacDonald thanking her for writing the Foreward to the book and a small gift card announcing its publication. Illustrated with b&w photos. The book is in very good condition.
$35.00
A-13
John Howard Crocker LL.D.
1870-1859

Keyes, Mary Ellen

1966; The University of Western Ontario; stapled book; 96 pp. Part of the Western Ontario History Nuggets series, this being Volume no. 32. John Howard Crocker was a pioneer in early Canadian physical fitness and in the promotion of amateur athletics. He worked for the YMCA for many years, and was manager of Canada's first Olympic Team (1908). Illustrated with b&w photos. Covers are scuffed and worn, but the contents are clean.
$25.00

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