On this page we offer 89 titles about or related to Canada and Canadian history.  This list was posted September 10, 2011.  Enjoy browsing through, and you can place an order with Ray Boas, Bookseller, in Walpole, New Hampshire at any time. Thank you, RAY

1. Adamson, Anthony (text by); Willard, John (photographs by), THE GAIETY OF GABLES - ONTARIO'S ARCHITECTURAL FOLK ART, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd., Toronto, (1974), B&W illustrations, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0771000588 "The story of Ontario's Barge Boards, also called Verge Boards and by the unversed, Gingerbread.", (Order No: 57302 ), $15.00

2. Andrews, Ralph W., INDIAN PRIMITIVE: NORTHWEST COAST INDIANS OF THE FORMER DAYS, Bonanza Books, New York, orig pub 1960, B&W illustrations, 175pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 1555 ), $6.00

3. Angell, Harold M., PROVINCIAL PARTY FINANCING IN QUEBEC, University Press of America, Lanham, MD, (1996), B&W tables, 113pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0761801561 The main focus of this book is from the beginning of the new party financing system from 1963. Thanks to the Election Act, the book provides party and candidate reports of election spending from the 1966 election., (Order No: 38489 ), $20.00

4. Aronsen, Lawrence Robert, AMERICAN NATIONAL SECURITY AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS WITH CANADA, 1945-1954, Praeger, Westport, CT, (1997) 1st ptg, B&W maps and tables, 218pp, very good+, red cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0275958914 Contents include: The "Special Relationship with Canada," Approaches to Canadian-American Economic Relations; The State Department, Congress, and Trade Relations with Canada, 1945-1949; Continental Industrial Mobilization Planning and Production, 1947-1953; A "Have Not Nation": American National Security and Canadian Strategic Materials, 1947-1953; The Continental Integration of Transportation: American National Security and the St. Lawrence Seaway Issue, 1945-1954; Assessing Canada's Unique Role in Postwar American Foreign Economic Policy., (Order No: 38055 ), $20.00

5. Babcock, Robert H., GOMPERS IN CANADA: A STUDY IN AMERICAN CONTINENTALISM BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1974), B&W illustrations, 292pp, very good, wraps (softcover) small nick top of spine, ISBN 0802062423 This book is a significant addition to Canadian and American labour history and to the study of American expansion., (Order No: 48705 ), $7.50

6. Bechard, Henri (inscribed by the author), THE ORIGINAL CAUGHNAWAGA INDIANS, International Publishers', Montreal, 1976, 258pp, good w/lightly chipped and worn dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0919366369 The Mission of St. Francis Xavier, today at Caughnawaga, P.Q., Canada, was founded in 1667. After years of research, it has been possible to bring to light the story of some twenty of the original Caughnawaga Indians, who lived in this village from its beginning to 1700., (Order No: 48704 ), $30.00

7. Beck, E. Boyde; Marquis, Greg; Payzant, Joan M.; and Ryan, Shannon, ATLANTIC CANADA AT THE DAWN OF A NEW NATION - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Windsor Publications, Ltd., Burlington, Ontario, (1990) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 280pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0897813286 "The Viking's discovery was mostly fogotten, but in time Europeans again found Atlantic Canada to be a gateway for colonizing the continent - it was, indeed, at the dawn of a new nation.", (Order No: 57297 ), $12.50

8. Booth, J. Derek, LES CANTONS DE LA SAINT-FRANCOIS - TOWNSHIPS OF THE ST. FRANCIS [CANADA], McCord Museum, McGill Univ., Montreal, Canada, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 83pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0771701349, (Order No: 60245 ), $14.50

9. Bown, Addison, NEWFOUNDLAND JOURNEYS, Carlton Press, Inc., New York, (1971), 174pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscip., "In 1961 the Norweigan explorer, Dr. Helge Ingstad, and his wife unearthened the remains of ancient Norse buildings located on the northern tip of Newfoundland. This major discovery offered conclusive proof that almost one thousand years ago Leif Eriksson and his Vikings had established the first white settlement in North America in this remote area now know as L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and its northern dependency, Labrador.", (Order No: 45020 ), $40.00

10. Boyle, Terry, UNDER THIS ROOF: FAMILY HOMES OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO, Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1980, pen and ink drawings, 131pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385156367 The sixty pen-and-ink drawings pay tribute to Ontario's diverse heritage showing a cross-section of architectural styles that reflected the needs and tastes of the people who came to the province to live and work and raise their families., (Order No: 9431 ), $12.00

11. Bracq, Jean Charlemagne, THE EVOLUTION OF FRENCH CANADA, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1924, 467pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), The author, in writing this book, believes that the French Canadians ought to be better known, along with their merits, and recognized as a people., (Order No: 24345 ), $14.50

12. Brady, Alexander, DEMOCRACY IN THE DOMINIONS - A COMPARATIVE STUDY IN INSTITUTIONS - SECOND EDITION, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, 1952, 604pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) some pencil marks, Revised and enlarged edition of Professor Brady's noted study of the nature and development of democratic institutions in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Some occasional pencil notes in the margins., (Order No: 50956 ), $7.50

13. Brebner, John Bartlet, NORTH ATLANTIC TRIANGLE: THE INTERPLAY OF CANADA, THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN, Yale Univ Pr/The Ryerson Pr, New Haven, CT/Toronto, (1946) 2nd ptg, B&W and color maps, 386pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, The author's aim was to set forth the interplay between the United States and Canada--the Siamese Twins of North America who cannot separate and live. The United States attained nationhood by rebellion against Great Britain and Canada by gradual growth within the British Empire., (Order No: 51543 ), $7.50

14. Brown, George W., CANADA IN THE MAKING, Greenwood Press, Publishers, Westport, CT, (1970), 151pp, fine, brownish cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0837130328 First published in 1953., (Order No: 61339 ), $8.50

15. Burnett, David, CINEPLEX ODEON - THE FIRST TEN YEARS - A CELEBRATION OF CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART, Cineplex Odeon Corporation, Toronto, Canada, 1989, B&W and color illustrations, 128pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0969383509 Richly illustrated reference to major works of art created by many of Canada's leading artists., (Order No: 41597 ), $8.00

16. Burt, Henry M., BURT'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY, New England Publishing Co., Northampton, MA, 1868 (1867) 2nd, B&W ill., fold-out map, 284pp, ads, good, salmon colored cloth w/light edgewear, "CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF MOUNT HOLYOKE, MOUNT MANSFIELD, WHITE MOUNTAINS, LAKE MEMPHREMAGOG, LAKE WILLOUGHBY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, &c." This guide follows the railroad routes (condensed time tables for 1867 on pages 8 to 18) throught the Connecticut Valley, to "assist the seeker after pleasure to obtain a more perfect knowledge of the grandeur and beauty of Connecticut Valley scenery and that bordering on it. Offered here is the second edition of this fascinating guide. This bookseller owns a First Edition in his own collection, and the First Edition has the copyright date of 1867 on both the title page and the copyright page. The first edition has 281 pages of text, followed by the same ads that appear in the Second Edition. In the first edition, page 281 discusses Brandon, Vermont, and Howe's Scales, pages 281 through 284 in this second edition discuss Missisquoi Springs in Vermont, and a few lines on The Weldon Spring at St. Albans, Vermont. A wonderful title for gaining an appreciation for the "vacation travels" in the Connecticut Valley in the late 1860s., (Order No: 21263 ), $225.00

17. Callahan, James Morton, AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY IN CANADIAN RELATIONS, Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1967, 576pp, very good+, light blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61188 ), $6.00

18. Callbeck, Lorne C., MY ISLAND, MY PEOPLE -- [PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, CANADA], PEI Heritage Foundation, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, 1979, 151pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 61337 ), $12.50

19. Chadwick, St John, NEWFOUNDLAND: ISLAND INTO PROVINCE, Cambridge University Press, London, 1967, 268pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A detailed and authoritative study of constitutional development in Newfoundland from the introduction of responsible government to federation with Canada., (Order No: 23405 ), $12.50

20. Chambers, Ernest J. (edited by), THE GREAT MACKENZIE BASIC - REPORTS OF THE SELECT COMMITTEES OF THE SENATE SESSIONS 1887 AND 1888, C. H. Parmelee, Printer, Ottawa, 1910, B&W illustrations, map, 80pp, good, wraps (softcover) tear along spine of front cover, Summary of the Reports of the "Schultz Committees" of the Senate of Canada (1887- 88) and of the Evidence heard before said Committees bearing upon the Natural Resources of that Portion of the Canadian Northwest which still remains unexploited., (Order No: 40096 ), $50.00

21. Clark, Ian Christie, INDIAN AND ESKIMO ART OF CANADA -- ARTE INDIO Y ESQUIMAL DEL CANADA, Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona, (1970), 120 plates follow text, 67pp text, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Text in four languages, (Order No: 6006 ), $15.00

22. Coatsworth, Emerson S. (from field notes and research by Robert C. Dailey), THE INDIANS OF QUETICO, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, 1957, B&W illustrations, 58pp, good++, tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 40211 ), $10.00

23. Collier, Sargent F., DOWN EAST: MAINE, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, NOVA SCOTIA AND THE GASPE, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1953, B&W illustrations, 148pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book catches the full flavor of Acadia., (Order No: 58012 ), $7.00

24. Conover, David, ONCE UPON AN ISLAND, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1967) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 242pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) see note, The adventures of a young couple who did buy their dream island off British Columbia in Canada. NOTE - slight cant to the book block., (Order No: 53743 ), $12.50

25. Conrad, Margaret (edited by), INTIMATE RELATIONS: FAMILY AND COMMUNITY IN PLANTER NOVA SCOTIA, 1759-1800, Acadiensis Press, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 1995, 298pp, fine, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0919107427 Individual chapters examine childhood, widowhood and family relationships, inheritance patterns and economic life, clothing, furniture, religious belief and cultural values., (Order No: 48801 ), $25.00

26. Cook, Ramsey (edited by); Creighton, D. G.; Stacety, C. P.; Waite, P. B.; Ullmann, Walter; et al (essays by), CONFEDERATION - CANADIAN HISTORICAL READINGS, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, (1967), 118pp, very good+, yellow cloth (hardcover), A selection of articles from the Canadian Historical Review and other volumes., (Order No: 50518 ), $8.50

27. Cook, Ramsey (edited by); Mackintosh, W. A.; Lower, A. R. M.; Underhill, F. H.; Morton, W. L.; et al (essays by), APPROACHES TO CANADIAN HISTORY - CANADIAN HISTORICAL READINGS, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, (1970) 2nd ptg, 98pp, very good+, yellow cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0802014593 A selection of articles from the Canadian Historical Review and other volumes., (Order No: 50519 ), $8.50

28. Creighton, Luella, THE ELEGANT CANADIANS, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd., Toronto, (1967), B&W illustrations, 176pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The 1860s were a wonderful era in which to live in Canada. This is a book of nineteenth-century people and the lives of educated, cultivated, and sophisticated people., (Order No: 36837 ), $10.00

29. Crompton, F. C. B., GLIMPSES OF EARLY CANADIANS: LAHONTAN, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd., Toronto, (1925), B&W illustrations, map, 101pp, good+, red cloth spine (hardcover) (dustjacket parts laid in), "Louis- Armand Lahontan, as an officer in the French army served in Canada from 1683 to 1692. To a relative in France he wrote entertaining accounts of his adventures in the new colony...One important feature of his letters...was his account of Monsieur La Barre's encounter with the Iroquois.", (Order No: 25094 ), $25.00

30. Cruxton, J. Bradley and Wilson, W. Douglas, FLASHBACK CANADA, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1978, B&W illustrations, 389pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0195402847 Contents include: Rebellion of 1837; Confederation; Canadian Workers; Opening the West; Settling the Canadian West; A New Era Dawns; and, Social Reform., (Order No: 57334 ), $8.00

31. Dorion, Henri; Roy, Nathalie;, LIVING IN QUEBEC, Flammarion, (2004), color illustrations, 224pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 2080304577, (Order No: 60416 ), $14.50

32. Douglas, R. Alan (edited with an introduction by), JOHN PRINCE 1796-1870: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1980, B&W illustrations, 229pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802023789 Entries from Prince's diary, excerpts from newspaper accounts, and letters give a vivid picture of the politics and life of his time. Prince was a lawyer, farmer, military officeer, politician, judge and entrepreneur who emigrated to Upper Canada in 1833., (Order No: 54573 ), $15.00

33. Elliott, Sophy L. (written and illustrated by), THE WOMEN PIONEERS OF NORTH AMERICA, Garden City Press, Gardenvale, Que., Canada, [1941], 299pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Heroines of Canadian history., (Order No: 59353 ), $14.50

34. Evans, G. Heberton (maps by Elinor Virdin Evans), THE RUPERT THAT WAS, Highway Bookshop, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada, (1978), B&W illustrations, maps, 219pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0889541612 The story of the author's last canoe trip down the Rupert River to James Bay. Shortly afterward, the area was completely flooded to accomodate the James Bay Hydro Project, but at the time of the trip was a beautiful piece of unspoiled wilderness., (Order No: 55117 ), $45.00

35. Gordon, R. L., THE LAND AND PEOPLE OF CANADA, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1959), 4 color and 11 B&W ill., 86pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "The Land and Peoples Series" First published in 1953., (Order No: 38444 ), $10.00

36. Greenhous, Brereton, GUARDING THE GOLDFIELDS: THE STORY OF THE YUKON FIELD FORCE, Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1987, B&W illustrations, 222pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) NOTES ON ENDPAPERS, ISBN 1550020285 CONDITION NOTE - There are notes by original owner on the front endpapers, and a few pen marks in margins - very very few. Canada's gold rush of the late 1890s attracted dreamers and schemers from all over North America, men bent on making their fortunes at any cost. The Yukon Field Force, of which Edward Lester was a spirited member, was dispatched to provide an armed presence in Canada's northern-most region. Includes Edward Lester's diary., (Order No: 59152 ), $20.00

37. Hamilton, Walter R., THE YUKON STORY, Mitchell Press Limited, Vancouver, Canada, (1964), B&W illustrations, 261pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "A Sourdough's record of Goldrush Days and Yukon Progress from the earliest times to the present day.", (Order No: 58983 ), $6.00

38. Harshaw, Josephine Perfect, WHEN WOMEN WORK TOGETHER: A HISTORY OF THE YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION IN CANADA 1870-1966 - [Y.W.C.A. OF CANADA], YWCA, Canada, (1966), 209pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60635 ), $11.50

39. Hasell, F. H. Eva, CANYONS, CANS AND CARAVANS, Soc. Christian Knowledge, London, 1930, B&W illustrations, 320pp, good+, decorated olive green cloth (hardcover) author inscribed, Tales of the automobile tours through the far reaches of Canada from 1925 to 1929 conducted for the Bishop of Brandon., (Order No: 60644 ), $15.00

40. Innis, Mary Quayle, UNFOLD THE YEARS: A HISTORY OF THE YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION IN CANADA, McClelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, Canada, 1949, 243pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60630 ), $9.00

41. Inverarity, Robert Bruce, ART OF THE NORTHWEST COAST INDIANS, University of California Pr., Berkeley, CA, (1978) 7th ptg, B&W illustrations, 243pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0520005953 First published in 1950., (Order No: 1208 ), $8.50

42. Keenleyside, Hugh L., CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES: SOME ASPECTS OF THE HISTORY OF THE REPUBLIC AND THE DOMINION, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, (1971), 396pp, index, very good+, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0804614296 First published in 1929., (Order No: 14006 ), $12.50

43. King, Maurice J., THE FIRST STEP, Southwest Quebec Publishing, Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada, (1993) 1st ptg, 276pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 189565601X The conflict between Quebec nationalism and Canadian values and the story of the appeal to the UN Human Rights Committee against the violation of freedom of expression., (Order No: 50109 ), $7.00

44. Klein, Clayton, CHALLENGE THE WILDERNESS: THE LEGEND OF GEORGE ELSON, Wilderness Adventure Books, Fowlerville, MI, (1988), 425pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, ISBN 0961159642 Historical adventure that sweeps across Canada from Ontario to Labrado. Elson was the noted guide of the ill-fated Leonidas Hubbard Expedition into Labrador in 1903., (Order No: 7729 ), $14.50

45. Knox, Olive, RED RIVER SHADOWS, Macmillan, Toronto, 1948, 303pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A charming love story with a background of history. It throws welcome light on a fascinating period in the struggle to build Canada., (Order No: 35178 ), $7.50

46. Lambertus, Sandra, WARTIME IMAGES, PEACETIME WOUNDS - THE MEDIA AND THE GUSTAFSEN LAKE STANDOFF, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, (2004), B&W illustrations, 277pp, very good++, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0802087450, (Order No: 57148 ), $20.00

47. Lanctot, Gustave (translated by Margaret M. Cameron), CANADA & THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1774-1783, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1967, 321pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 61216 ), $17.50

48. Leacock, Stephen and Roberts, Leslie, CANADA'S WAR AT SEA - IN TWO VOLUMES: VOLUME I: CANADA AND THE SEA; VOLUME II: CANADA AND THE WAR AT SEA A - TWO VOLUMES IN ONE, Alvah M. Beatty Publisher, Montreal, 1944, B&W illustrations, 158pp, ads, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Published in a single volume: Volume I: CANADA AND THE SEA; Volume II: CANADA AND THE WAR AT SEA - Part I - THE FIGHTING NAVY, Part - THE CANADIAN MERCHANT NAVY AT WAY, Part III - OF SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDING. 100 great pages of ads follow the text., (Order No: 20859 ), $20.00

49. Lee, Norman (prepared for publication by Gordon Elliott) (foreword by Eileen Laurie), KLONDIKE CATTLE DRIVE - THE JOURNAL OF NORMAN LEE, Mitchell Press, Vancouver, Canada, (1960), fold-out map, 58pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) notes on front endpaper, (Order No: 59158 ), $10.00

50. Leitch, Adelaide, FLOODTIDES OF FORTUNE: THE STORY OF STRATFORD AND THE PROGRESS OF THE CITY THROUGH TWO CENTURIES, Corp. The City of Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, (1980), B&W illustrations, 310pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0969004702 The first major history of southern Ontario life., (Order No: 46433 ), $10.00

51. Lessard, Michel (text by) (translated by Elisabeth Abbott), COMPLETE GUIDE TO FRENCH-CANADIAN ANTIQUES, Hart Publishing Company, Inc, New York, (1974), ill. by Huguette Marquis, 255pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805511164 A definitive guide to everything the serious antiquarian might want to know about the furniture, silver, glass, lamps, money, stamps, papers, books, and other antiquities of old Quebec., (Order No: 35251 ), $30.00

52. Lesstrang, Jacques, SEAWAY: THE UNTOLD STORY OF NORTH AMERICA'S FOURTH SEACOAST, Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, WA, (1976) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 215pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0875642160, (Order No: 1802 ), $8.00

53. Lochhead, Douglas (compiled by) (index compiled by Peter E. Greig), BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN BIBLIOGRAPHIES - BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES BIBLIOGRAPHIES CANADIENNES - SECOND EDITION REVISED & ENLARGED, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1972) 2nd ed, 312pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802018653 SECOND EDITION REVISED AND ENLARGED. This new edition incorporates the contents of the supplements as well as indormation about bibliographies compiled up to June, 1970., (Order No: 48314 ), $7.50

54. Lodge, Tom, BEYOND THE GREAT SLAVE LAKE, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1959, photographs and a map, 198pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Fascinating and often hair-raising are the extraordinary adventures of this young Englishman in the frozen wilds of the Canadian Northwest.", (Order No: 49992 ), $6.50

55. Marquis, Greg, IN ARMAGEDDON'S SHADOW: THE CIVIL WAR AND CANADA'S MARITIME PROVINCES, McGill-Queen's Univ. Press, Montreal, Canada, (1998), 389pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0773517928 Explores the shadow cast on Canada's Maritimes and its people by the American Civil War., (Order No: 58426 ), $17.50

56. McClure, W. Raymond, DAVID - A TALE OF THE MARITIMES, published by Marie T McClure, 1982, 182pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover), A novel of the Canadian maritime province of Nova Scotia (New Scotland)., (Order No: 59598 ), $30.00

57. McNeer, May and Ward, Lynd, THE CANADIAN STORY, Ariel Books, New York, (1958), lithographs by Lynd Ward, 96pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), May McNeer's text and Lynd Ward's illustrations provide a vivid introduction to this world of forests, rivers and lakes, with a unique story of its own., (Order No: 42678 ), $20.00

58. Metson, Graham (compiled and edited by) with complete text of THE HALIFAX DISASTER by Archibald MacMechan, THE HALIFAX EXPLOSION DECEMBER 6, 1917, McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, Toronto, Canada, (1978), B&W illustrations, 173pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0070827982 At 8:45 AM on December 6, 1917, two ships, one of which was loaded with munitions, collided in Halifax Harbour. Twenty minutes later the MONT BLANC blew up with such force that 2 square miles of the city was levelled and 1650 people were killed immediately., (Order No: 58832 ), $12.50

59. Middleton, Jesse Edgar, SEA DOGS AND MEN AT ARMS: A CANADIAN BOOK OF SONGS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1918 1st ed, color frontis, 104pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 25137 ), $20.00

60. Newman, Peter C., THE DISTEMPER OF OUR TIMES - CANADIAN POLITICS IN TRANSITION: 1963-1968, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd., Toronto, Canada, (1968), 558pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 49393 ), $5.00

61. Nixon, Larry, SEE CANADA NEXT, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 1940 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 287pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 38446 ), $7.50

62. Nykor, Lynda Musson and Musson, Patricia D., MENNONITE FURNITURE: THE ONTARIO TRADITION IN YORK COUNTY, James Lorimer & Company, Toronto, 1977, B&W illustrations, 95pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0888621485 Authors concentrate on the furniture of the York County area, and draw parallels and contrasts with the predominant styles in other Ontario communities. Also discussed are the homes, farms, and churches of the Mennonite community., (Order No: 37059 ), $45.00

63. Obee, Bruce, CANADIAN BIRDS, Whitecap Books, Vancouver, (1993), color illustrations, 154pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1551100908 A photographic portfolio of the avian wildlife found in a country still largely unscathed by human endeavours., (Order No: 22579 ), $20.00

64. Ormsby, Margaret A. (edited by), A PIONEER GENTLEWOMAN IN BRITISH COLUMBIA - THE RECOLLECTIONS OF SUSAN ALLISON, Univ. of British Columbia Pr, Vancouver, (1976), B&W illustrations, 210pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0774800399 A uniquely important source for the history of the Interior., (Order No: 48711 ), $12.50

65. Parker, Douglas V., NO HORSECARS IN PARADISE: A HISTORY OF THE STREET RAILWAYS AND PUBLIC UTILITIES IN VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA BEFORE 1897, A Railfare/Whitecap Book, Toronto/Vancouver, (1981), B&W illustrations, 144pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0919130364 This volume takes a look at the problems faced by the pioneers in the field of gas, electric lighting, and urban transportation in Victoria, British Columbia in the years before the turn of the century., (Order No: 41074 ), $12.50

66. Penniman, Howard R. (edited by), CANADA AT THE POLLS, 1979 AND 1980 - A STUDY OF THE GENERAL ELECTIONS, American Enterprise Inst., Washington, DC, (1981), 426pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0844734748 Describes the election of a minority Progressive Conservative party government in May 1979 and its replacement nine months later, when the Liberal Party under Pierre Elliott Trudeau was returned to office with a comfortable majority., (Order No: 50064 ), $75.00

67. Phillips, Alan, THE LIVING LEGEND: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, (1957) 1st ed, 328pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 14042 ), $6.00

68. Pickler, Ron and Milberry, Larry, CANADAIR - THE FIRST 50 YEARS 1944-1994, CANAV Books, Toronto, Canada, (1995), B&W and color illustrations, 392pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0921022077 A story about people and products. It tells of a company that started as a "bucket shop" producing aircraft designed by other manufacturers and ended as a world leader in the design and manufacture of business jets and regional airliners., (Order No: 41695 ), $50.00

69. Purdy, Sean (with a biographical sketch of Robert S. Kenny by Tom Reid), RADICALS AND REVOLUTIONARIES: THE HISTORY OF CANADIAN COMMUNISM FROM THE ROBERT S. KENNY COLLECTION, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, (1998), B&W and color illustrations, 68pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0772760268 An Exhibition Held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, April 27, 1998 - July 10, 1998." RADICALS AND REVOLUTIONARIES explores a significant yet neglected area in Canadian history - the experiences of the radical workers' movement and the Communist Party of Canada. Labour historian Sean Purdy curated the exhibition, selecting items from the Robert S. Kenny collection. This collection contains extensive holdings of books, pamphlets, broadsides, and other printed ephemera, including buttons, ribbons, and posters, as well as non-print itmes such as photographs and manuscript material. The collection was donated to the Thomas Fisher Library by CPC member and avid collector, Robert S. Kenny (1905-1993)., (Order No: 31300 ), $20.00

70. Raymond, Ethel T., TECUMSEH: A CHRONICLE OF THE LAST GREAT LEADER OF HIS PEOPLE, Brook & Company, Toronto, orig pub 1920, B&W map, 159pp, fine, black buckram cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The Boyhood Of Tecumseh; The Baptism Of Fire; A Leader Among His People; The Prophet; A Gifted Orator; The Battle Of Tippecanoe; Under The British Flag; Fighting On American Soil; The Battle Of Lake Erie; Tecumseh's Last Fight; Bibliographical Note; Index., (Order No: 46136 ), $12.50

71. Regan, John W., SKETCHES AND TRADITIONS OF THE NORTHWEST ARM (ILLUSTRATED) AND WITH PANORAMIC FOLDER OF THE ARM, McAlpine Publishing Company, Halifax, N.S., 1908, B&W illustrations, 191pp, ill., good, green cloth (hardcover) some marginalia, This book is designed to interest the public in the Northwest Arm, and indirectly in Halifax., (Order No: 52112 ), $45.00

72. Reisner, M. E., STRANGERS AND PILGRIMS: A HISTORY OF THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF QUEBEC 1793-1993, Anglican Book Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, (1995), 432pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN1551261162, (Order No: 58623 ), $10.00

73. Roland, Charles G. and Potter, Paul, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN MEDICAL PERIODICALS, 1826-1975, Hannah Inst History of Medic, n.p., (1979), B&W illustrations, 77pp, very good++, dark blue/black cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0772012431 This bibliography is the descendant of an earlier work entitled A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN MEDICAL PERIODICALS, WITH ANNOTATIONS. The present work attempts to rectify errors and omissions present in the earlier book and to continue the bibliography from 1934 down to 1975., (Order No: 48591 ), $12.50

74. Seibel, George A., ONTARIO'S NIAGARA PARKS 100 YEARS - A HISTORY, The Niagara Parks Commission, Ontario, Canada, 1985, B&W and color illustrations, 413pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0969108214 Excellantly done history of this summer resort tourist area., (Order No: 42011 ), $20.00

75. Shortt, S. E. D. (edited by), MEDICINE IN CANADIAN SOCIETY: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, McGill-Queen's University Pr, Montreal, (1981), B&W illustrations, 506pp, good++, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0773503560 Selected to appeal to physicians, historians, and students in either discipline, the following essays deal with a mixture of social and medical history., (Order No: 48686 ), $15.00

76. Silversides, C. Ross (accompanying essay by Richard A. Rajala; afterword by Peter J. Murphy), BROADAXE TO FLYING SHEAR: THE MECHANIZATION OF FOREST HARVESTING EAST OF THE ROCKIES, NMST/MNST, Ottawa, Canada, 1997, B&W illustrations, 174pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0660159805 The principal component of this volume was written by Dr. Ross Silversides and concerns the history of mechanization in forest operations in eastern Canada from the first decades of this century to the early 1980s. Complementing and contextualizing this detailed technical history is an extended essay by the forestry historian Dr. Richard Rajala. This overview provides a brief economic, social and political outline of the eastern Canadian forest industry from the early nineteenth century also to the early 1980s. Its primary intent is to document changes in markets and patterns of resource utilization, the organization of work, employment conditions and forest policy., (Order No: 54457 ), $30.00

77. Stanton, James B., HO FOR THE KLONDIKE: A WHIMSICAL LOOK AT THE YEARS 1897-1898, Hancock House Publishers, Saanichton, Canada, (1974), B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0919654118 "A strange madness had gripped the world. To appreciate the people, places and events of the years 1897-1898, we will examine, in a whimsical manner, the individual in history.", (Order No: 51455 ), $5.00

78. Stephenson, Frederick C. (Mrs.), ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF CANADIAN METHODIST MISSIONS 1824-1924 - VOLUME I, Missionary Society Meth. Ch., Toronto, Canada, (1925), 265pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), Volume I may have been "all published.", (Order No: 60941 ), $22.50

79. Stubbs, Roy S. George, FOUR RECORDERS OF RUPERT'S LAND: A BRIEF SURVEY OF THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY COURTS OF RUPERT'S LAND, Peguis Publishers, Winnipeg, Manitoba, (1967), B&W illustrations, 192pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author, Contents include: Adam Thom; Sir Francis Godschall Johnson; Dr. John Bunn; and, John Black., (Order No: 25361 ), $10.00

80. Sutherland, Neil, CHILDREN IN ENGLISH-CANADIAN SOCIETY: FRAMING THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY CONSENSUS, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1978), B&W illustrations, 336pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0802063454 This volume examines the growth of the public health movement and its various efforts at improving the health of children., (Order No: 48603 ), $8.50

81. Tennant, Joseph F., ROUGH TIMES 1870-1920 - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RED RIVER EXPEDITION AND THE FORMATION OF THE PROVINCE OF MANITOBA, n.p., n.p., [1920], B&W illustrations, 271pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60204 ), $45.00

82. Thomas, Lowell (with Rex Barton), SEEING CANADA WITH LOWELL THOMAS, Saalfield Publishing Company, Akron, OH, (1936), B&W illustrations, 108pp, good, green cloth spine w/pictorial boards (light edgewear), (Order No: 38443 ), $7.50

83. Towne, Charles Hanson, AMBLING THROUGH ACADIA, The Century Co., New York, 1923, ill. by W. Emerton Heitland, 250pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 51052 ), $15.00

84. Townsend, Charles W. (inscribed to Charles Livingston Bull), A LABRADOR SPRING, Dana Estes & Company, Boston, MA, 1910 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 262pp, very good, decorated gray cloth (hardcover) inscribed by author, A unique copy of this exploration of a section of Canada. This copy is very warmly inscribed on the front free endpaper for a Christmas 1929 gift to Charles Livingston Bull and his wife from the author. Bull (1874-1932) was a premier wildlife artist of his day, and a prolific illustrator of books., (Order No: 51608 ), $100.00

85. Tucker, Gilbert Norman, THE CANADIAN COMMERCIAL REVOLUTION 1845-1851, Archon Books, Hamden, CT, (1971), 258pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0208010262 Originally published in 1936 by Yale University Press. A study of the conditions and problems which prevailed, especially in upper Canada, during the transition period, 1845-1851. It was during this period that the distinctive political and economic design of the self-governing part of the British Empire was stamped upon Canada., (Order No: 13099 ), $10.00

86. Wallace, W. Stewart, THE MACMILLAN DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN BIOGRAPHY: THIRD EDITION REVISED AND ENLARGED, Macmillan, London, (1967) 3rd rev, 822pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Since it first appeared in 1926, this has been an invaluable Canadian reference work. This edition includes prominent Canadians who died before 1961., (Order No: 48681 ), $15.00

87. Watters, Reginald Eyre (editor-in-chief), BRITISH COLUMBIA: A CENTENNIAL ANTHOLOGY, McClelland and Stewart Ltd, Canada, 1958 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 576pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) foxing top edge, The five sections of this Centennial Anthology attempt to portray in words and pictures the varied life of British Columbia in both the past and present., (Order No: 23307 ), $5.00

88. Wayner, Robert J. (edited by), A CENTURY OF DE LUXE RAILWAY CARS IN CANADA, Wayner Publications, New York, (1983), 123pp, fine, wraps (softcover), An extensive listing, with contents including: Cars Acquired by Amalgamation; Cars Built New, 1919-1939; Rebuilt Cars, 1921-1944; Sleeping Cars Leased in 1927; and, twenty more fascinating chapters and lists., (Order No: 42415 ), $60.00

89. Weld, Isaac, TRAVELS THROUGH THE STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, AND THE PROVINCES OF UPPER AND LOWER CANADA, DURING THE YEARS 1795, 1796, AND 1797, Printed for John Stockdale, London, 1799 2nd ed, all 16 plates and maps, very good+, rebound in brown buckram cloth (hardcover), An exceptionally nice clean, tight and bright Two Volume Set (complete). Rebound in modern buckram cloth the book blocks were trimmed a tad in the binding process. All sixteen plates and maps are exceptionally nice. The hand-colored Map of the NORHTERN STATES has an old tape repair on the center fold. The author's travels and his observations printed here constituted one of the popular travel narratives leading to many emmigrating to North America. Volume I, 427pp; and Volume II, 376pp (no ads as called for in Howes). Each volume is signed vy Cyrus Morrall who was a 19th century English merchant, and each book has the bookplate of George Merryweather, the British inventor who was most famous for the "tempest prognosticator" an early weather device. Howes W-235., (Order No: 54036 ), $950.00

90. Willson, Beckles, CANADA: ROMANCE OF EMPIRE, T. C. & E. C. Jack, Ltd., Edinburgh, n.d. c1931, ill. by Henry Sandham, 305pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 32983 ), $14.50

91. Wood, Ruth Kedzie, THE TOURIST'S NORTHWEST, Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1916 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 528pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover), A nice early guide detailing the West, National Parks, and British Columbia., (Order No: 59712 ), $20.00

92. Worthen, S. S., FAREWELL NUMBER 6218, Canadian Railroad Hist. Assn, Montreal, Canada, 1971, B&W illustrations, 36pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 25496 ), $12.50

93. Wright, Allen A., PRELUDE TO BONANZA - THE DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION OF THE YUKON, Gray's Publishing Ltd., Sidney, BC, Canada, 1976, 321pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) NOTES ON ENDPAPERS, ISBN 0888260628 Definitive work on the history of the discovery, exploration and development of the Yukon up to the turn of the century., (Order No: 58982 ), $8.00

94. Wrong, George M., CANADA AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: THE DISRUPTION OF THE FIRST BRITISH EMPIRE, Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1968, 497pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Originally published in 1935., (Order No: 61291 ), $15.00

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