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TORONTO, NO MEAN CITY., Arthur, Eric.  Revised by Stephen A. Otto.
1 Arthur, Eric. Revised by Stephen A. Otto. TORONTO, NO MEAN CITY.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1986 0802056687 / 9780802056689 Third Edition (Revised) Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 
315 pp, 10" H. B&w photographs, maps, floor plans, reproductions. "First published in 1963, (this book) sparked the preservation movement of the 1960s and 1970s and became its bible. Now a new edition, prepared by Stephen Otto, updates Arthur's classic to include information and illustrations uncovered since the appearance of the first edition. Among these are some of the earliest photographs ever taken of Toronto, recently unearthed in a British library, and the architect's drawings for King's College, commissioned in 1829." Contents: Preface to the Third Edition; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Village and the Ancient Trails; 'As it was in the beginning'; A Late-Flowering Georgian; Prosperity and Eclecticism; Romanesque and Cast Iron; Epilogue; Notes; Appendixes: The Architectural Profession in the Nineteenth Century / Builders and Contractors / The Origins of Street Names in Toronto; Bibliography; Index; Picture Credits. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling with one tiny tear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
RIDLEY:  THE STORY OF A SCHOOL.  2 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE., Beattie, Kim.  With collaboration in research by A.H. Griffith  Introduction by Arthur L. Bishop.
2 Beattie, Kim. With collaboration in research by A.H. Griffith Introduction by Arthur L. Bishop. RIDLEY: THE STORY OF A SCHOOL. 2 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE.
St Catharines, Ontario Ridley College 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - 
Volume One: 612 pp.- Volume Two's pagination runs 613-1265, 9 1/4" H, black boards with gilt lettering and school crest on front boards, orange spines with black title blocks/gilt lettering. Black endpapers with illustration by Edward Goodall. B&w photographs, reproductions. A history of Ridley College, St. Catharines, Ontario. Light rubbing and soiling on boards and spines. Volume One has minor discoloration at top corner of front board. Volume Two has faint foxing marks on front board, one slight corner bump. Slipcase has moderate wear and rubbing, one top rear corner is bumped. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL, 1819-1965:  A CHRONICLE., Cosbie, W.G.
3 Cosbie, W.G. THE TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL, 1819-1965: A CHRONICLE.
Toronto Macmillan of Canada 1975 0770511848 / 9780770511845 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
373 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "The story of the Toronto General Hospital is intimagely and inseparably associated with the development of the city of Toronto and the support of its citizens. Dr. Crosbie traces the history of the Hospital from its founding in York, through its humble facilities on King Street, to the ornate Victorian structure on Gerrard, and finally to the great institution which today dominates the corner of College Street and University Avenue. Its early services to the victims of the War of 1812 and of the cholera epidemics of the nineteenth century, the problems of financing, the challenges of two world wars, and its relationship with the University and its medical schools are just a few of the factors governing the direction taken by the institution. Throughout this chronicle, the achievements of a distinguished body of medical staff in the fields of medical practice, research, and teaching are described in a context of contribution to the University and the city of Toronto, a well as to the international medical scene." Very small soft crease at top corner of last 50 pages, bottom corner of boards are bumped, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing, old tape on inside top/bottom edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 Covington, William J., editor. THE TORONTONIAN SOCIETY BLUE BOOK AND CLUB MEMBERSHIP REGISTER. THE SOCIAL REGISTER 1934.
Toronto The Torontonian Society Blue Book 1934 Flexible semi-yapp binding Very Good 
440 pp. Dark blue simulated leather semi-yapp covers with gold lettering/banding on spine and gold lettering/decoration on front board. B&w photographs, plus three sections of blue & white photographs/reproductions in elaborate gold borders. Title page continues: A Social and Club Membership Register. An Authoritative Register of Elite Torontonian Families, alphabetically arranged and supplemented with data concerning various Torontonian Clubs, together with Club Membership Register, Family and Maiden Names, Receiving Days, Summer Residences and other Items of Social Interest. Previous owner's names/places on free front endpaper and on title page, light edge wear - mostly at top/bottom of spine, tiny scuff on front cover, minor shelf soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
A PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE TORONTO SYMPHONY.  THE FIRST FIFTY, Edinborough, Arnold.
5 Edinborough, Arnold. A PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE TORONTO SYMPHONY. THE FIRST FIFTY
Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada 1971 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
Unpaginated (approx. 68 pp), 10 7/8" H. B&w photographs, portraits. A short history of the first fifty years of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, its conductors, performers, fund-raising efforts, etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear at top of spine, minor rub mark on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DISCOVER & EXPLORE TORONTO'S WATERFRONT:  A WALKER'S JOGGER'S CYCLIST'S BOATER'S GUIDE TO TORONTO'S LAKESIDE SITES AND HISTORY., Filey, Mike.
6 Filey, Mike. DISCOVER & EXPLORE TORONTO'S WATERFRONT: A WALKER'S JOGGER'S CYCLIST'S BOATER'S GUIDE TO TORONTO'S LAKESIDE SITES AND HISTORY.
Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1998. 
144 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 1550023047 B&w maps, illustrations. "Mike Filey has expanded his original book to include areas that are now the waterfront of the new City of Toronto - stretching from the west end of Etobicoke to the Rou ge River in the east. This valuable guide is an essential tool for anyone with an interest in Toronto: tourists, locals, and even out-of-towners who want to learn more about the lakeside sites of Canada's largest city." Interior - clean a n d t i g h t with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
MORE THAN AN ISLAND:  A HISTORY OF THE TORONTO ISLAND., Gibson, Sally.
7 Gibson, Sally. MORE THAN AN ISLAND: A HISTORY OF THE TORONTO ISLAND.
Toronto Irwin, Toronto, (1984), Ist printing. 1984 0772014469 / 9780772014467 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good- 
324 pp, oblong large 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 1/2" D). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, maps, drawings. The colorful history of Toronto Island from the 18th century when Lieutenant Governor Simcoe's wife painted her 'favorite sands' up to its post-war popularity as day trip getaway. Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump to corners of boards, small bump to bottom edge of front board, slight shelf soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light wrinkling at top edge, light browming at top/bottom of flaps, crease down front flap. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
CLARKSON AND ITS MANY CORNERS, Hicks, Kathleen A.
8 Hicks, Kathleen A. CLARKSON AND ITS MANY CORNERS
Mississauga, Ontario Mississauga Library System 2008 0969787340 / 9780969787341 Third Printing Soft Cover Very Good 
320 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 1/2" H x 12" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions. A local history of Clarkson, Ontario, now part of the city of Missisauga. Contents: Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Tribute to Warren Clarkson; Years: 1807-1850; Bradley Museum; Benares Historic House; Years: 1851-1900; Clarkson Railway Station; History of Lushes Corners; Years: 1901-1950; Speck Family; The Clarkson Library; British American Oil Refinery; Years: 1951-2000; St. Lawrence Cement Company; Rattray Marsh; Index. Interior - very small bump to bottom corner of most pages, tiny tear (archivally taped) at bottom edge of 4 page leaves. Exterior - very minor rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
STREETSVILLE:  FROM TIMOTHY TO HAZEL., Hicks, Kathleen A.  Foreword by Hazel McCallion.
9 Hicks, Kathleen A. Foreword by Hazel McCallion. STREETSVILLE: FROM TIMOTHY TO HAZEL.
Mississauga, Ontario Mississauga Library System 2008 0973972424 / 9780973972429 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine Inscribed By Author
321 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 3/8" H x 11 3/4" D). Inscribed by author on title page: "Sept. 15, 2008 / Enjoy! / Kathleen A. Hicks". Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions. A local history of Streetsville, Ontario, now part of the city of Missisauga. Contents: Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Tribute to Timothy Street; Years: 1820-1850; James Glendenning; Henry Rutledge; The Barnharts; Years: 1851-1900; The Credit Valley Railway; The Streetsville Library; Reid Milling Company; Years: 1901-1950; The Streetsville Women's Institute; Years: 1951-2000; Sam and Hazel McCallion; Streetsville Bread and Honey Festival; Barberton; Harris' Corners; Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
ABC CANADA: THE FIRST CANADIAN COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY CALLIGRAPHY., McDougall, Lindley.
10 McDougall, Lindley. ABC CANADA: THE FIRST CANADIAN COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY CALLIGRAPHY.
Calgary, Alberta Arbor Studio Press 1996 1896160018 / 9781896160016 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
168 pp, square large 8vo (9" H x 9" D). Promotional brochure laid in. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs and examples of calligraphy. "Ninety-five lettering artists from across Canada have contributed outstanding examples of the beautiful art of calligraphy to this exciting collection. (I)ncludes: Alphabet design; Logos, titles and commercial lettering; Quotations, poems and original writings; Sculptural lettering; Artists' books; A photo, biography and contact address for each contributor; A complete listing of Canadian calligraphic societies; Index, glossary and bibliography. Whether using traditional pens and classic styles of lettering or experimenting with innovative tools and expressive forms, these artists bring imagination and sensitivity to the interpretation of the written word. (This book) will serve as a reference and an inspiration to anyone interested in studying, practising or simply admiring the art of beautiful writing." Dust jacket has light wrinkling - mainly at top of spine, minor edge wrinkling elsewhere, minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
11 Mika, Nick and Mika, Helma. With Larry Turner. HISTORIC MILLS OF ONTARIO.
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing 1987 0921341083 / 9780921341086 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
208 pp, 11 1/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, reproductions. "(C)oncentrates on Ontario's saw, grist, flour and woollen mills, beginning with some of the early mills built by government before the 1800s to supply the needs of Loyalist settlers who came to Upper Canada. Although these mills have long since disappeared, they have been depicted by contemporary artists and their portrayals have been reproduced. Enterprising pioneers and later immigrants and their descendants in the 19th century harnessed the magnificent water power of Ontario's rivers and creeks, and the mills they erected on their banks in various counties are featured (here) in text and pictures. Historian Larry Turner gives a general overview of milling in Ontario and the significance of the role the miller played in the life and growth of 19th century communities. He explains basic milling methods, the mill machinery and technological advances, changing economic conditions that influenced the operation of mills, and he discusses restoration of the remaining heritage structures as a practical approach to their preservation. (W)ritten for anyone interested in Ontario's past, for history buffs and genealogists, for it tells about the people who built and operated the mills and about their successes and failures." Very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, light edge wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one small edge tear archivally taped, minor rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
SURVIVALS: ASPECTS OF INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN ONTARIO., Newell, Dianne and Greenhill, Ralph.
12 Newell, Dianne and Greenhill, Ralph. SURVIVALS: ASPECTS OF INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN ONTARIO.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1989 1550460005 / 9781550460001 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Ralph Greenhill, photographs. 
234 pp, oblong 8vo (8 3/4" H x 10 7/16" D). Well illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps, drawings. "Today there is increasing recognition of the importance of our industrial heritage and its preservation. This book documents some fascinating survivals of this heritage in Ontario by a series of in-depth essays, with historic illustrations and modern photographs." Contents: The Rideau Canal; Early Grand Trunk Railway Bridges and Stations; The Hamilton Pumphouse; Gooderham & Worts Distillery, Toronto; Belt and Line-Shafting Transmission of Power; The Jerker System for Pumping Oil, Lambton County; London and Guelph Soap Works; The Whirlpool Rapids Bridge and its Predecessors; The St. Clair Tunnel; The Peterborough Lift Lock. Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds faint line indentation at top of front hinge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
HOUSES OF OLD TORONTO., Roberts, Mary Anne.
13 Roberts, Mary Anne. HOUSES OF OLD TORONTO.
Toronto Pagurian 1977 0889320632 / 9780889320635 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good William Roberts. 
96 pp, 4to (11 3/4" H). "William Roberts has painted twenty watercolours of his favourite old houses - from the shabby little corner store at King and Berkeley Streets to the 'edifice magnificent in every respect', the Bank of Montreal at Yonge and Front Streets. The twenty paintings, the many black and white drawings, and the carefully researched text are an affectionate look at old Toronto. The personal stories behind the facades are loving told by Mary Anne Roberts, who traces their history through the people who built them and the people who have lived (or worked, worshipped, or were entertained) in them." Tiny dent on top edge of front board. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, closed tear on front hinge - taped on inside. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
14 Roberts, Mary Anne. HOUSES OF OLD TORONTO.
Toronto Pagurian 1977 0889320632 / 9780889320635 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- William Roberts. 
96 pp, 4to (11 3/4" H). "William Roberts has painted twenty watercolours of his favourite old houses - from the shabby little corner store at King and Berkeley Streets to the 'edifice magnificent in every respect', the Bank of Montreal at Yonge and Front Streets. The twenty paintings, the many black and white drawings, and the carefully researched text are an affectionate look at old Toronto. The personal stories behind the facades are loving told by Mary Anne Roberts, who traces their history through the people who built them and the people who have lived (or worked, worshipped, or were entertained) in them." Minor edge wear, small bump at bottom corner of front board - migrates into pages but fades at approx. page 50, tiny dent and very small bump at bottom corner of rear board - migrates into pages back to approx. page 80, tiny dent to top edge of both boards. Dust jacket has wrinkling at bottom of flap-folds, very light edge wrinkling elsewhere, minor browning on flap-folds and spine, a few tiny foxing marks on spine, a few small areas of tiny dents on front and rear panels. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
15 Ruggle, Richard, Reverend. NORVAL ON THE CREDIT RIVER.
Erin, Ontario Press Porcepic 1973 0888780214 / 9780888780218 First Edition Sewed in wraps Very Good Signed by Author
51 pp + (4 pp) footnotes, 8 1/8" H. Green textured soft covers with black lettering and pastedown illustration on front cover. Volume I in the Credit Valley History Series. Signed on title page: "Richard Ruggle". B&w photographs. Contents: Before History; The Indians; The Mill; The Name and the Post Office; Transportation; Presbyterians; Anglicans; Methodists and the United Church; The Militia; Work in Town and Country; Education; The End; Footnotes. Interior - previous owner's name on half-title page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft crease on front cover pastedown picture, slight fading to color on spine and hinge areas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
16 Trimble, Berniece. REMEMBER WHEN - A COLLECTION OF PICTURES - A COLLECTION OF MEMORIES. A SEQUEL TO "BELFOUNTAIN" -- CAVES, CASTLES AND QUARRIES.
Erin, Ontario Self-published 1976 Soft Cover Very Good 
68 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs. A collection of memories by the author and other residents of the Belfountain, Ontario area. Contents: Introduction and Acknowledgements; In the Beginning; Fond Memories of Belfountain; The Early 1900's; The Good Old Quarry Days; Ninety Years of Memories; Life by the Railway Tracks; People, Stamps and Postal Notes; Fun, Foolishness and Sorrow; The MacMillan Clan from Argyle; The Power of the Credit; Roads, Floods and Ice-Storms; God's Faithful Servant; The Rooster and I; School Days, School Days. Interior - previous owner's name in ink on title page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - 'Belfountain' written in ink on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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