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TORONTO, NO MEAN CITY., Arthur, Eric.  Revised by Stephen A. Otto.

Author Name    Arthur, Eric. Revised by Stephen A. Otto.

Title   TORONTO, NO MEAN CITY.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   Third Edition (Revised)

Publisher   Toronto University of Toronto Press 1986

ISBN Number    0802056687 / 9780802056689

Seller ID   27832

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.

Alexander  Aitkin,  William  Warren  Baldwin,  Banks,  Bank  Montreal,  Commerce,  Toronto,  Upper  Canada,  Boulton,  Edmund  Burke,  City  Hall,  Churches,  Joseph  Connolly,  Court  House,  Frederic  William  Cumberland,  Frank  Darling,  David  Brash  Dick,  John  Ewart,  Elmsley,  Charles  Gibson,  Golden  Lion,  Gooderham  And  Worts,  Thomas  Gundry,  Francis  Hall,  William  Hay,  John  George  Howard,  William  Irving,  Jails,  William  Kauffmann,  King's  College,  Knox  Church,  Henry  Bowyer  Lane,  Langley,  Edward  James  Lennox,  William  Lyon  Mackenzie,  Markets,  Massey  Hall,  Mental  Asylum,  Schools,  Ontario  Bank,  Osgoode  Hall,  Parliament  Buildings,  Police  Stations,  Fire  Halls,  Post  Offices,  St  George  Laurent  Quetton,  David  Roberts  Jr.  Architects,  Local  History,  St  James'  Anglican  Cathedral,  St  Lawrence  Hall,  St  Michael's,  St  Paul's,  John  Graves  Simcoe,  Elizabeth  Posthuma,  James  Avon  Smith,  Spadina,  William  George  Storm,  John  Strachan,  Teiaiagon,  Temple  Building,  William  Thomas,  Fires,  York,  Trinity  College,  University  College,  Union  Station,  Upper  Canada  College,  Richard  Alfred  Waite,  Edward  Walsh,  York  Club,  Thomas  Young. 

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