TORONTO CITY LIFE: OLD & NEW.

By: Filey, Mike. Introduction by David Crombie.

Price: $20.00 USD

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Book Condition: Very Good+


82 pp,11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, maps. "(P)resents more than eighty never-before-published photographs of the city as it was and as it is today. The photographs are accompanied by a lively text identifying and describing the buildings and sites and offering history and anecdotes of the city's past and its people. We learn, for example, that a windmill once stood at the foot of today's Parliament Street; that the St. La wrence Hall used to be the social centre of Toronto; and that the diving towers of the High Park Mineral Baths were once a popular place for lovers." Faint erased pencil mark at top of front free endpaper, minor wrinkle at top of spine. Dust jacket has soft crease at top of front flap.

Title: TORONTO CITY LIFE: OLD & NEW.

Author Name: Filey, Mike. Introduction by David Crombie.

Categories: Canada - Toronto,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Don Mills, Canada, Nelson Foster & Scott: 1979

ISBN Number: 091932401

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 28300

Keywords: Toronto, Ontario, Local history, Photographs, Buildings, St. Lawrence Hall, Social history, Yonge Street, CN Tower, City hall, Public, Commerical, Transportation, Windmills, Breweries, Streets, Description, Views.,