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1978 Heritage of Canada by Pierre Berton $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1978 Heritage of Canada by Pierre Berton. Hard cover book in very good condition. relates the history of Canada form it’s earliest beginnings with photos, maps and drawings.
1930s Maintenenance of The King’s Highways Manual of Instructions $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1930s Maintenenance of The King’s Highways Manual of Instructions. Old Department of Highways instruction manual concerning the design and maintenance of Ontario highways. Photos ,illustrations and terms. See how nice the roads were with hardly any cars.
1978 Karsh Canadians $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1978 Karsh Canadians. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. 203 pages with 73 portraits of notable Canadians captured in the unique way only Yousuf Karsh could capture. Covers 45 years in the career of this great photographer.
1984 A Day In The Life Of Canada by Collins Publishing $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1984 A Day In The Life Of Canada by Collins Publishing. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. 221 pages of photos by 100 of the world’s best photographers all about Canada. A large 14" tall book. Shipping to the US will be about $20.00

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1885 The History of the North-west rebellion of 1885 by Charles Pelham Mulvany $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1885 The History of the North-west rebellion of 1885 by Charles Pelham Mulvany. Probably a first editon hard cover book in poor condition with front cover loose and missing front and rear pages. A unique book written by Charles Pelham Mulvany author of some notable books about Toronto and Peterborough. Many sketches highlight this old Canadian book.
1895 Acadia Vol 1 (of 2) Missing Links of A Lost Chapter by Edouard Richard $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1895 Acadia Vol 1 (of 2) Missing Links of A Lost Chapter in American History by Edouard Richard. Hard cover book in good condition. The Acadian story pertains to both Canada and the United States. √Čdouard-√Čmery Richard was a Law partner to Wilfrid Laurier and became a politician himself. See below. Probably a First Edition.
1939 Engineering Manual for His Majesty’s Fleet $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1939 Engineering Manual for His Majesty’s Fleet. Pre-WW II manual containing regulations and instructions relating to the machinery and engineering personel of His Majesty’s Ships. Hard cover book in good condition with illustrations and many Naval procedures and rules. Was not intended for use by the public.
1949 John Fisher Reports An Anthology of CBC Radio Scripts by John Fisher $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1949 John Fisher Reports An Anthology of CBC Radio Scripts by John Fisher. First Edition hard cover in good condition. John W. Fisher (1912-1981) journalist and broadcaster was once named ’Mr. Canada" by the media. His radio broadcasts were immensely popular.
1975 Diefenbaker Leadership Regained 1956 - 62 by Peter Stursberg $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1975 Diefenbaker Leadership Regained 1956 - 62 by Peter Stursberg. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition this is the story of Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker,
1980 The Invasion Of Canada 1812 - 1813 by Pierre Berton $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1980 The Invasion Of Canada 1812 - 1813 by Pierre Berton. Narrates the events and characters of the 1812 attack by American troops on a small Canadian colony which ended in defeat. Here are legendary characters such as Isaac Brock, Tecumseh and more. Hard cover with dust jacket in very good condition with only slight wear and tear to dust cover edges. Illustrated, 365 pages and about 10" by 6 3/4"
.....SOLD.....1988 Canada by Catharine Haley $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1988 Canada by Catharine Haley. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. Great photos of scenic Canada highlights this book.
1971 The Last Spike The Great Railway 1881-1885 by Pierre Berton $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1971 The Last Spike The Great Railway 1881-1885 by Pierre Berton. Red cloth hard cover with torn dust jacket. Good condition with 478 pages this is the sequel to the best seller ’The National Dream’ by Pierre Berton. 10" by 6 1/2".
1905 Dominion Short-horn Breeders book Vol 11 Bulls and Cows $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1905 Dominion Short-horn Breeders book Vol 11 Bulls and Cows. Hard cover book in good condition published by the Dominion Short-Horn Breeders’ Association. Contains pedigrees of short-horn cattle both Canadian and American.
One Canada; Memoirs of the Right Honorable John G. Diefenbaker $10
Click Here for Product Details! One Canada; Memoirs of the Right Honorable John G. Diefenbaker
1997 ’Our Store’ 75 Years of Canadians and Canadian Tire $10
Click Here for Product Details! Our Store 75 Years of Canadians and Canadian Tire. Text by Hugh McBride, Paintings by David Craig. Foreword by Don Harron as ’Charlie Farquharson’. A brown cloth hard cover book with dust jacket in near mint condition issued by Canadian Tire to celebrate their 75th Anniversary. Full of Canadiana as well as a history of this truly Canadian institution!
1976 Mills of Canada by Carol Priama $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1976 Mills of Canada by Carol Priama. Large hardcover book with dust jacket detailing the history of the mill in Canada. Mostly water powered these mills were the life blood of many comunities. Many colour photos with list of surviving mills. 192 pages in good condition with some wear to dust jacket
1967 Great Canadian Painting A Century of Art by the Canadian Centennial Library $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1967 Great Canadian Painting A Century of Art by the Canadian Centennial Library. Beautiful large hard cover book published for the Canadian Centennial. Full of great full colour photos of great Canadian paintings and artists, some covering 2 pages. Good condition.
1982 The Art of Robert Bateman large illustrated book of images $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1982 The Art of Robert Bateman large illustrated book of images by noted Canadian wildlife artist Robert Bateman. Sensational images in full colour some covering 2 pages. Hard cover book 16" long 178 pages with dust jacket in good condition. This is a 1982 second printing. We also have a First Edition signed copy of this book for sale
1970 The Great Lakes $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1970 The Great Lakes from the Illustrated Natural History of Canada series. 65 coloured photos as well as 40 full color maps, diagrams and paintings and over a 100 specially comissioned line drawings in 160 pages. 10 1/2" by 9 1/2" blue cloth hard cover in good condition. Some small rips to dust jacket
1986 Time Of Their Lives; The Dionne Tragedy by John Nihmey and Stuart Foxman $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1986 Time Of Their Lives; The Dionne Tragedy by John Nihmey and Stuart Foxman. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. 22 page book tells the story of the Dionne Quituplets born in 1934 Ontario.
1975 The Atlantic Coast from the Illustrated Natural History $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1975 The Atlantic Coast from the Illustrated Natural History of Canada series. Over 65 coloured photos as well as 40 full color maps, diagrams and paintings and over a 100 specially comissioned line drawings in 160 pages. 10 1/2" by 9 1/2" blue cloth hard cover in good condition.
1984 Debrett’s Illustrated Guide to The Canadian Establishment by Peter C. Newman $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1984 Debrett’s Illustrated Guide to The Canadian Establishment by Peter C. Newman. 407 page hard cover with dust jacket in good condition. This book presents in pictures and text the movers and shakers of Canadians in business, art and politics. A large 12" tall book will probably cost $20.00 to ship to the US.
1975 The Nature of Fish from the Illustrated Natural History of Canada series $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1975 The Nature of Fish from the Illustrated Natural History of Canada series. Over 140 coloured photos as well as line drawings in 160 pages. Fish from pre historic to trout and sharks. 10 1/2" by 9 1/2" blue cloth hard cover in good condition.
2002 The Vanishing Country by Mel Hurtig $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 2002 The Vanishing Country by Mel Hurtig. Soft cover book in good condition with dedication inside cover. Author expresses the idea that Canada is losing it’s independence in the world. Is it too late to save Canada? 407 pages
1939 Ottawa Tourist Guide Booklet $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1939 Ottawa Tourist Guide Booklet. Neat little booklet published for tourists visiting 1939 Ottawa. Great ads.
1962 Fruit Varieties pamphlet by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1962 Fruit Varieties pamphlet by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture. Guide to recommended fruit s to grow for maximum yield.
1950 The Niagara Story Pictorial Guide to Niagara Falls by Raymond F. Yates $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950 The Niagara Story Pictorial Guide to Niagara Falls by Raymond F. Yates. Small booklet with photos of mid-1900 Niagara Falls with information for the tourist and photos.
1966 The Back Fifty Ontario Department of Highways 50th Anniversary booklet $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1966 The Back Fifty Ontario Department of Highways 50th Anniversary booklet. 24 page booklet extolling the virtues of the Department of Highways after 50 years. Our tax dollars at work.
1967 National Aeronautic Collection at Rockcliffe Ottawa Canada book $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1967 National Aeronautic Collection at Rockcliffe Ottawa Canada book. Located at the Rockcliffe Airport this booklet advertises over 60 aircraft on display at that time.
1967 Royal Canadian Mounted Police An Historical Outline of the Force by RCMP headquarters $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1967 Royal Canadian Mounted Police An Historical Outline of the Force by RCMP headquarters. Small booklet printed at the time of the Canadian Centennial containing the history of the RCMP. We have a few other booklets pertaining to the RCMP on sale. Remember we always combine shipping.
1982 That Was Me Up There by Tom Parks $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1982 That Was Me Up There by Tom Parks. Soft cover book in very good condition. This is the story of Tom Parks a pilot operating a plane from Rice Lake, Ontario.
1985 Company Of Adventurers by Peter C. Newman $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1985 Company Of Adventurers by Peter C. Newman. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition with minor wear and tear to dust jacket and owner’s name inside covers. Fully illustrated 413 page history of the Hudson’s Bay Company the progenitor of Canadian trade and history. This is volume 1 of a 3 part set. We also carry volume 2 1987 Caesars of the Wilderness.
1969 The Store That Timothy Built by William Stevenson $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1969 The Store That Timothy Built by William Stevenson. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition this book details the history of a Canadian merchandising legend. The Eaton’s Department store. With photos and other facts about a store which became part of a Canadian heritage.
1994 Trudeau and Our Times Volume 2 The Heroic Delusion by Christina McCall and Stephen Clarkson $45.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1994 Trudeau and Our Times Volume 2 The Heroic Delusion by Christina McCall and Stephen Clarkson. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. This is the story of Pierre Elliot Trudeau former Prime Minister of Canada and political giant. 588 pages.
1973 The Making of the Nation A Century of Challenge by William Kilbourne $40.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1973 The Making of the Nation A Century of Challenge by William Kilbourne. Signed by the author this hard cover book is in good condition with owner’s name inside covers. Fully illustrated with photos and art plates from Canada’s Historic past. 127 pages.
1991 Canada Rediscovered by Robert McGhee $30.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1991 Canada Rediscovered by Robert McGhee. Hard cover book no dust jacket in very good condition. 176 page book with photos, art works and illustrations narrates the history of Canada from the very beginning.
1974 North_West Mounted Police by Rosemary Neering $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1974 North_West Mounted Police by Rosemary Neering. Soft cover ex-library book detailing the beginning of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with photos and illustrations. Used condition.
1973 Royal Canadian Mounted Police booklet $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1973 Royal Canadian Mounted Police booklet. Informational booklet on the RCMP.

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1967 RCMP Centennial Prints Portfolio containing 3 prints $20
Click Here for Product Details! 1967 RCMP Centennial Prints Portfolio containing 3 prints. Issued as a Canadian Centennial feature this RCMP folder contains 3 prints about 12" to 14" long showing a progression of RCMP uniforms through the years of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Stained envelop but prints are excellent. Suitable for framing.
.....SOLD.....1955 John A. Macdonald The Old Chieftain by Donald Creighton $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1955 John A. Macdonald The Old Chieftain by Donald Creighton. Possible first edition blue cloth bound hard cover book covering the life of one of Canada’s greatest statesmen, Sir John A Macdonald. Complete with photos and illustrations. 630 pages. Good used condition.
.....SOLD.....1864 History of Canada school book by J. Roy $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1864 History of Canada school book by J. Roy. A very old (and worn) book intended for school use and families. Blue cloth hard bound. Printed in Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada. Well used with stains,tears and rips. Profusely notated by prior students. A history of Canada before it became a country. 7th edition.
.....SOLD.....1987 Caesars of the Wilderness by Peter C. Newman $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1987 Caesars of the Wilderness by Peter C. Newman. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition with minor wear to dust jacket. Fully illustrated 413 page history of the Hudson’s Bay Company the progenitor of Canadian trade and history. This is volume 2 of a 3 part set. We also carry volume 1 1985 Company Of Adventurers .
.....SOLD.....1891 Canada’s Patriot Statesman; The Life and Career of the Right Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald $30.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1891 Canada’s Patriot Statesman; The Life and Career of the Right Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald based on the work of Edmund Collins, Revised with additions to date by G. Mercer Adam. Beautifully bound in textured material with embossed gold lettering. Numerous illustrations of notable Canadian contemporaries. 613 pages, almost 9" long by 6 1/4" wide and 1 3/4" thick. Very good condition with minor wear to spine bottom and cover corners.
.....SOLD.....1981 Canada. The Scenic Land by Richard T Wright and Stan Garrod $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1981 Canada. The Scenic Land by Richard T Wright and Stan Garrod. A photographic journey of Canada which is now the largest nation in the world after the demise of the Soviet Union. Loaded with marvellous colour photographs many full page suitable for framing. 96 pages bound by a black hardcover with dust jacket. 12" by 9 1/2" in near mint condition. minor wear to dust jacket.
.....SOLD.....1967 Sound and Light Canadian Centennial program booklet of the festivities at Ottawa $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1967 Sound and Light Canadian Centennial program booklet of the festivities at Ottawa
.....SOLD.....1983 Canada. A Celebration $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1983 Canada. A Celebration. A great book full of beautiful photography and illustrations by John De Visser accompanied by historical information by Robert Fullford. It takes a traveller’s viewpoint from the east side of Canada to the west. Green cloth bound hardcover with dustjacket in near mint condition. 240 pages 12" by 9 3/4"
.....SOLD.....1983 A History of Canada by Harold Horwood $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1983 A History of Canada by Harold Horwood. 103 photos,etchings and paintings many in full colour covers a 1000 years of history relating to Canada. All in 65 pages. Includes an appendix with significant dates of Canadian history and a list of Canadian Prime Ministers. A red cloth hard cover with dust jacket 11 1/4" by 8 3/4" in near mint condition
.....SOLD.....1867 Toronto Globe Newspaper featuring the Confederation of Canada $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1867 Toronto Globe Newspaper featuring the Confederation of Canada. Original newspaper from 1967 when Canada first became a unified country. Appears to be in good condition with no pages missing.