Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 

Author Name    Dickson, Lovat.

Title   THE MUSEUM MAKERS: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Royal Ontario Museum 1986

ISBN Number    0888543263 / 9780888543264

Seller ID   28403

214 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Mummies, dinosaurs, Persian textiles, exotic fishes, European bronzes, fossils, early Canadian furniture, artifacts of the Native peoples of Canada, rare Chinese ceramics, and a Ming tomb with its guardian figures - all these and much more are to be found in the galleries of the Royal Ontario Museum. (This book) gives a vivid account of the origins and growth of this impressive institution, which each year touches the lives of hundreds of thousands, from researchers to school classes thronging the galleries, to senior citizens involved in special programs. (The author) uses a biographical framework for the story of this exciting institution. First on the scene are the founders, such memorable figures as Sir Edmund Walker and Charles Trick Currelly. Then come the early directors, curators, and technicians, whose research and discoveries in every branch of the natural sciences and art and archaeology contributed to the Royal Ontario Museum's growing international reputation. In the aftermath of World War II a new generation of museum men and women took up the challenge of keeping the Royal Ontario Musuem one of the last combined science and art and archaeology musuems of first rank in the world. The unfolding story, with accomplishements, stresses, and strains interwoven, is captivating." One tiny corner bump, tiny bump at top/bottom of spine, tiny dent on front board. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling.

Anyang,  Armour  Court,  Art,  Archaeology,  James  L.  Baillie,  Claude  Bissell,  Board  Of  Trustees,  Gerard  Brett,  British  Museum,  Nathanael  Burwash,  Duncan  Cameron,  Committee  Of  Directors,  George  Crofts,  James  E.  Cruise,  Charles  Trick  Currelly,  Joseph  Di  Profio,  J.R.  Dymond,  Egypt  Exploration  Fund,  Egyptian  Department,  Exhibit  Design  Services,  Far  Eastern  Department,  Geological  Survey  Of  Canada,  Geology,  Theodore  A.  Heinrich,  Maxwell  Henderson,  I  Brought  Home  The  Ages,  T.F.  McIlwraith,  Margaret  MacLean,  Vincent  Massey,  Richard  Meech,  Metropolitan  Museum  Of  Art,  Ming  Tomb,  Robert  Mond,  Edmund  Osler,  Harley  Parker,  William  Arthur  Parks,  Flinders  Petrie,  Rotunda,  ROM,  Mineralogy,  Palaeontology,  Zoology,  Loris  Russell,  Sigmund  Samuel,  David  Scott,  Sidney  Smith,  L.L.  Snyder,  Peter  Swann,  William  Elgin  Swinton,  Walter  H.  Tovell,  A.D.  Tushingham,  University  Of  Toronto,  Byron  Edmund  Walker,  William  Charles  White,  World  War  II. 

Price = 20.00 USD


Also available.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE CANADAS:  CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE PICTURESQUE SCENERY ON SOME OF THE RIVERS AND LAKES; WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE PRODUCTIONS, COMMERCE, AND INHABITANTS OF THOSE PROVINCES., Heriot, George.  Introduction to New Edition by James J. Talman.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE CANADAS: CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE PICTURESQUE SCENERY ON SOME OF THE RIVERS AND LAKES; WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE PRODUCTIONS, COMMERCE, AND INHABITANTS OF THOSE PROVINCES.
Heriot, George. Introduction to New Edition by James J. Talman.
45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

NORVAL ON THE CREDIT RIVER.
Ruggle, Richard, Reverend.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

CHRIST CHURCH: OUR HERITAGE. A RECORD OF 150 YEARS OF SERVICE.
Holling, S.A., editor. (Earl B. Eddy, E.J. McGirr, J.G. Carscallen, T.A. Morgan, S.A. Holling.)
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

COOKSVILLE: VILLAGE OF THE PAST.
Weeks, Verna Mae.
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

HISTORY OF BALLINAFAD CHURCHES, 1825-1978.
Shorthill, Reta; McEnery, Jesse.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

SKETCH OF HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF UPPER CANADA.
Boulton, D'Arcy. Edited and with introduction by John Gellner.
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

VOICES FROM QUEBEC: AN ANTHOLOGY OF TRANSLATIONS.
Stratford, Philip and Thomas, Michael, editors. (Jean-guy Pilon, Michele Lalonde, Louis Honore Frechette, Gabrielle Roy, Andre Laurendeau, Antonine Maillet, Jacques Ferron, Yvon Deschamps, Michel Tremblay, Claire Martin, Marcel Dube, et al.)
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

G. HOWARD FERGUSON: ONTARIO TORY.
Oliver, Peter.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

NOT WITHOUT CAUSE: DAVID PETERSON'S FALL FROM GRACE.
Gagnon, Georgette and Rath, Dan.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE STORY OF THE LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY.  VOLUME I:  1874-1918 & VOLUME II: 1919-1963.  2 VOLUME SET., Campbell, James A.
THE STORY OF THE LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. VOLUME I: 1874-1918 & VOLUME II: 1919-1963. 2 VOLUME SET.
Campbell, James A.
195.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

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.
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.
50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L.M. MONTGOMERY.  VOLUME II: 1910-1921., Rubio, Mary & Waterston, Elizabeth, editors.  (L.M. Montgomery - Lucy Maud Montgomery.)
THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L.M. MONTGOMERY. VOLUME II: 1910-1921.
Rubio, Mary & Waterston, Elizabeth, editors. (L.M. Montgomery - Lucy Maud Montgomery.)
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie