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Inventory #
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Price
C-12
Lennoxville
Volume 2

Patriquin, Graham and Committee

1981; Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society; soft cover; 192 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$14.00
C-12
The History of the Webster Family

Webster, Lorne C.

1977; stapled booklet; 61 pp. Originally published in 1941, this is a 1977 reprint. The author's father, A. Dunlop Webster emigrated from Glasgow to Quebec in 1850. Illustrated with b&w photos and family charts. Minor bumps and sun fading to card covers, gift inscription on the first title page - otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.
$16.00
C-11
Hurling Down the Pine

Hughson, John W. and Courtney Bond.

Ottawa Valley and the Gatineau
1965; soft cover; 130 pp. "The story of the Wright, Gilmour and Hughson families, timber and lumber manufacturers in the Hull and Ottawa region and on the Gatineau River, 1800-1920." Second edition (revised). Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Front card cover is creased; covers worn and a little soiled; contents appear clean.
$28.00
C-9
The Extra Mile
The Journals of H.J.G. Geggie, M.D.

Norma and Stuart Geggie, editors; Norma Geggie, reviser

2007; Norma Geggie; soft cover; 162 pp. Dr. Harold Geggie practiced medicine for 55 years in the Gatineau Valley of western Quebec. His memoirs were complied into a book by his son and daughter-in-law and published in 1987. This copy is the 2007 revised edition. Illustrated with b&w photos. Minor wear to card covers, gift inscription on the title page - otherwise in good condition
$14.00
C-7
Grosse Ile
Gateway to Canada 1832-1937

O'Gallagher, Marianna

1984; Carraig Books; soft cover; 185 pp including index. Illustrated with b&w photos, documents and an alphabetical list of orphans in the Catholic Orphanage of Quebec. Some curl to card covers; gift inscription on ffep; contents appear clean.
$14.00
C-6
Along the Old Roads
Lore and Legend of Brome County

Shufelt, Henry and others

1965; Brome County Historical Society; soft cover; 104 pp. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. Large fold-out map of the county at rear. Also included is a 1967 signed letter from the author to Leslie Roberts at CJAD radio station in Montreal. Some stains to card covers; small tear upper spine; contents appear clean.
$14.00
C-5
Les Défricheurs de la Petite Nation
GENEALOGIE DES 19 PREMIERES FAMILLES DE JOSEPH PAPINEAU

Charlebois, Christine and Suzanne Nolet

1986; La Société historique Louis-Joseph Papineau; large softcover; 508 pp. Text is in French - translated title is the Pioneers of the Petite Nation. The book describes the 19 families and descendants who settled in the Papineau siegneury in the early 1800s. Family names include: Beaudry, Brule, Charlebois, Charron, Clement dit Proulx, Couillard dit Dupuis, Demers, Fortin, Migneron dit Miron, Pepin, Pilon, Racicot, Renaud dit Desmoulins-Dumoulins, Birabin dit St-Denis, Tetreault / Tetro, and Thomas dit Tranchemontagne. Card covers are worn and a bit soiled, contents appear clean. Otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition. Note - this is a heavy book which will affect postage.
$45.00
C-4
Girls' Schooling in Quebec
1639-1960

Dumont, Micheline

1990; Canadian Historical Association; stapled booklet; 32 pp. Historical Booklet No. 49. Minor creasing to card covers; otherwise, the booklet appears to be in good condition.

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C-4
Rural Life in Nineteenth-Century Quebec

Courville, Serge and Normand Seguin

1989; Canadian Historical Association; stapled booklet; 30 pp. Historical Booklet No. 47. Minor creasing to card covers; otherwise, the booklet appears to be in good condition.

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C-4
Two Centuries of Development in Hull

various authors

2000; Outouais Historical Association; soft cover; 132 pp. One of 2,000 copies. Text is in English and French. Well illustrated. Minor creasing to card covers and someone's name written on credits page; otherwise, the book appears to be in good condition.

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C-3
Railways of Southern Quebec
Volume 1

Booth, Derek J.

1982; Railfare Enterprises; hard cover with dj; 160 pp, including index. This volume includes chapters on: the Stanstead, Chefford and Chambly Railroad; The South Eastern Railway; and the Missiquoi and Black Rivers Railway. Illustrated with b&w photos and maps. The book is in very good condition.

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C-2
Beaconsfield
A Chronicle of the development of the City of Beaconsfield and the district of Beaurepaire

Baird, Robert L. and Gisele Hall

1989; Robert L. Baird; softcover; 132 pp including index. Well illustrated with maps and photographs. The card covers are creased and worn - contents appear clean.
$16.00
C-1
Three Churches
St. Paul's, Knowlton, Quebec

Williams, Helen E.

1941; St. Paul's Church; stapled booklet; 50 pp. The history of St. Paul's Church, in Knowlton Quebec and the three churches built on the site (1843, 1892 and 1941). Illustrated with b&w photos and drawings. Some wear to covers - contents appear clean.
$18.00
B-20
Count Frontenac and New France
under Louis XIV

Parkman, Francis

1877; Little, Brown, & Co, Boston; hardcover; 463 pp, including index. This book is part 5 of the series France and England in North America. First edition - 2 page map of Canada after the table of contents. Some ink stains to spine and upper ends of pages. Original publisher's advertising leaflet between front end papers has been removed; stain from removal of sticker to fep, small chip to rear fep; minor bumps to boards - otherwise in good solid condition - contents appear clean.
$35.00
B-20
Our Old Montreal

Gibbon, John Murray

1947; McClelland & Stewart; hardcover with dj; 266 pp including index. First edition. The dust jacket is tattered and torn, but intact. End papers are decorated with the words and music to the song "Our Old Montreal". The contents appear clean.
$14.00
B-20
Stepping Out
The Golden Age of Montreal Night Clubs

Marrelli, Nancy

2004; Vehicule Press; soft cover; 141 pp, including index. Illustrated with B&w photos and documents. There is a library stamp on the title page stating "Reading Copy, not for resale". Minor curling to card covers - otherwise, the book is in good condition.
$18.00
B-19
Lumbering on the Riviere du Lievre
A Saga of Maclaren's and Buckingham


1973; privately published; hardcover; 87 pp plus appendices. Fold-out Maclaren family tree at rear. Minor wear to boards - otherwise the book is in very good condition.
$32.00
B-19
Peasant, Lord, and Merchant
Rural Society in Three Quebec Parishes 1740-1840

Greer, Allan

1985; University of Toronto Press; soft cover; 304 pp, including index. 1987 reprint. This book looks at 3 parishes in the Lower Richelieu Valley - Sorel, St. Ours and St. Denis. Illustrated with maps, charts and graphs. Minor bumps to card covers - otherwise the book is in very good condition.
$12.00
NC
Travels in Lower Canada
with the author's recollections of
the soil, and aspect; the morals, habits, and religious institutions of that country

Sansom, Joseph, Esq.


1820; Sir Richard Phillips and Co. London; rebound in hardcover; 95 pp. Contents have been rebound - original paper wraps are missing. Some hand written notations in the text. An early (1820) publication, which is often hard to find. Page ends are a bit worn in places and there is a crease to the last page.
$65.00
B-18
The Family Tree
and some reminiscences of early days in Winslow and Whitton, Que.

MacDonald, Rev. M.N., ed.


1973 reprint; Page-Sangster; small stapled booklet; 20 pp. Reminiscences of the area of Sutton and Whitton areas. In good condition.
$12.00
B-18
Une Fleur du Ricchelieu
1647 - 1800

Tessier, Abbé Albert


1945; Maison généralice des Soeurs des SS. NN. de Jésus et de Marie; stapled softcover; 48 pp. Text is in French. Many full page illustrations by Rolland Boulanger. Some chipping and wear to card covers. Contents are clean.
$8.00
B-12
The Old Churches of the Province of Quebec
1647 - 1800

Roy, P.G.


1925; Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec; softcover; 323 pp. Translated from French. Many full page b&w photos. Some chipping and wear to card covers. Otherwise in good condition.
$45.00
B-12
Les Vieilles Églises de la Province de Québec
1647 - 1800

Roy, P.G.


1925; La Commission des Monuments Historiques de la Province de Québec; softcover; 323 pp. Text is in French. Many full page b&w photos. Some chipping and wear to card covers. Otherwise in good condition.
$45.00
B-12
Vieux Manoirs Vieillles Maisons

Roy, P.G.


1927; La Commission des Monuments Historiques de la Province de Québec; softcover; 376 pp. Text is in French. Many full page b&w photos and some illustrations in colour. Some chipping and wear to card covers. Otherwise in good condition.
$45.00
B-12
Old Manors Old Houses

Roy, P.G.


1927; The Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec; softcover; 376 pp. Text is in English. Many full page b&w photos and some illustrations in colour. Some chipping and wear to card covers. Previous owner's name in ink on ffep. Otherwise in good condition.
$45.00
B-12
Les Monuments Commémoratifs de la Province de Québec

Roy, P.G.


1923; La Commission des Monuments Historiques de la Province de Québec; 2 volumes/deux tomes, unpaginated, approx 300 pp each. Text is in French. Many full page b&w photos. Some chipping and wear to card covers. Spine cover torn and loose on volume II. Otherwise in good condition.
$85.00
B-12
La Ville de Québec sous la Régime Français

Roy, Pierre-Georges.


1930; La Commission des Monuments Historiques de la Province de Québec; softcover; two volumes/deux tomes; softcover; 548 and 519 pp. Text is in French. Many full page b&w photos. Some chipping and wear to card covers. Spine cover torn and loose on Volume I. Otherwise in good condition.

SOLD

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B-8
History of Royal Victoria Lodge No. 57 - A.F. and A.M.
1876-1951

Lowther, Wor. Bro. John S.


1951; hardcover; 120 pp. Includes two tipped-in photos (now loose) and a red seal. Illustrative end papers of a man in 1870s dress. Good condition.
$45.00
B-8
Les Emigrés Francais
1789-1825

Vidalenc, Jean


1963; Association des Publications de la Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de l'Université de Caen; softcover; 471 pp. Text is in French. Ex-library with usual markings, covers are bumped and creased. Contents are clean.
$22.00
B-4
A History of Pointe Claire

Matthews, Brian R.


1985; Brianor Ltd; hard cover with dj; 324 pp, including index and appendices. The book "traces the development of the town of Pointe Claire from its beginning as a stretch of lonely farms to its present as a major municipality". Includes many lists of names. Illustrated with b&w photos, drawings and maps. Both book and dust jacket are in good condition.

SOLD

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B-2
Logging on the Schyan

Price, Vernon

1988; General Store Publishing Company; softcover, 88 pp. "On September 22, 1938, Vernon Price took a boat from Deep River, Ontario across the Ottawa River to the Depot on the Quebec side where the Schyan River enters the Ottawa." He was taken on at Willie McCool's Camp and this book is a collection of his memories of that winter's logging. Illustrated with b&w photos and documents. The front cover is worn, but the binding is solid and the contents are clean.
$12.00
A-22
Lower Canada at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century:
Restructuring and Modernization

Paquet, Gilles and Jean-Pierre Wallot

1988; Canadian Historical Association; softcover, 199 pp. Historical Booklet No. 45. 25 pp; stapled booklet. Very good condition and the contents are clean.

SOLD

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A-20
Historic Hudson
Part III

Peyton, Margaret A. and Roderick L. Hodgson


1992; Hudson Historical Society
softcover; 104 pp. This volume has four chapters: 1) History of the Ottawa River Navigation Company, 2) History of the Hudson Water Works System, 3) History of the Hudson Police Department, 1923-1991, and 4) History of the Hodgson Brothers Sawmill. Signed on the title page by Rod Hodgson. Illustrated with b&w photos. Some wear to card covers - otherwise in good condition.
$16.00
A-20
Wakefield and Its People - Tours of the Village

Geggie, Norma

1990, Chelsey House Publications; softcover; 95 pp. This book provides historical background to the settlement of Wakefield as well as information on some of the families who settled there; many photographs and maps; good condition overall; contents are clean.
$14.00
A-17
Pioneer Inns and Taverns
Volume Two

Guillet, Edwin

Eastern Ontario
1956; Ontario Publishing Company Ltd.; hardcover; 336 pp. First edition, numbered copy, being #91 of 600. Signed by the author. Volume two of this series covers Quebec, the Ottawa Valley and American Inns, with special reference to the New York-Buffalo route via the Hudson River and the Erie Canal. Illustrated with maps, b&w photographs and sketches and a couple of coloured illustrations. Sunfading to cloth covers - otherwise, the book is in very good condition.

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A-14
We Walked Very Warily
A history of Women at McGill

Gillett, Margaret

1981; Eden Press Women's Publications; hard cover with dj; 476 pp including index. Black and white illustrations throughout. The book is in very good condition.
$16.00
A-1
1823-1963 Anniversary History of the
Hemmingford, St. Andrew's Wesley-Knox Pastoral Charge
Hemmingford, Huntingdon County, Quebec Canada

Phelps, Edward

1964; Official Board of the St. Andrews and Wesley-Knox Charge; stapled booklet; 82 pp. The booklet covers the history of this charge and includes chapters on the following churches: Hemmingford St. Andrew's, Hemmingford Methodist, Roxham Methodist, St. Andrew's United, Knox and Wesley-Knox United, Wesley Methodist, Covey Hill Union Church and Russeltown Presbyterian Church. Illustrated with b&w photos and contains many lists of names. Minor scuffing and creasing to card covers - the contents are clean.
$12.00
L14-6
Hemmingford
Two Hundred Years of Hope and Challenge, 1799-1999

MacKenzie, Betty McKay

1999; Hemmingford Historical Archives; large soft cover; 605 pp. The history of Hemmingford County in south western Quebec. Black & white illustrations and five maps at the back (pp 601-605). Inscribed and signed by the author inside the front cover. Sunfading to card covers - otherwise very good condition. Note: this is a very heavy book.
$45.00
L14-4
Down Through the Years
Grace Church Montreal

Hynes, Irene, ed.

1982; softcover, cirlox binding; 130 pp plus appendices listing clergy bishops, parish laymen and "mini facts of yesteryear". Grace Anglican Church, Point St. Charles, Montreal. Two articles clipped from newspapers (1992) reporting on the Church's centennary in its present location are also included. Minor wear to card covers, contents are clean.
$22.00
#L 46
The Italians of Montreal
Social Adjustment in a Plural Society

Boissevain, Jeremy

1976 reprint; Minister of Supply and Services Canada; softcover; 87 pp. Volume 7 in the Studies of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism. Includes pasted in map at the back of Italian Proportional Population in Montreal by 1961 census tracts. Minor bumps to cover corners, a couple of dog-eared pages and some marks on front cover. Contents are clean.
$16.00
#L13
Wakefield Revisited

Geggie, Norma

2003; Castenchel Editions; softcover with illustrated glossy card wraps; centre staples; 89 pp including index. Well illustrated with photos from the Gatineau Valley Historical Society Archives Image Bank. In excellent condition.
$15.00
lsb
Unto the Hills

Geggie, Norma and Stuart

1976, Historical Society of Gatineau; softcover; 80 pp. A history of the United Church of Canada in the charges of Alcove, Wakefield, Cascades and Rupert over a period of 145 years; many photographs and lists of ministers who served, rolls of honour plus biographical notes on some selected ministers; good condition overall with some scuffing to back cover; contents are clean.
$25.00
#lsb
Lower Canada College Magazine, Spring 1932


1932, Montreal; softcover with the college crest on the front; over 70 pages plus a number of pages of advertisements; includes a student directory, form news items and a number of photographs. Covers are worn and there is some minor staining to a few pages.
Note - we do have some other editions available.
$6.00
lsb
Description de la Culture de l'Ile Verte

Rioux, Marcel

1954, 98 pp; softcover; Bulletin No.133, Musee Nationale du Canada. Text is in French. Good condition, but bottom corners of last few pages and back cover are creased. Information on settlement and folklore with many illustrations and a glossary.
$15.00

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