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Image for New Alchemy: Elements, Systems, Forces Art Catalog (Canada 1969)

New Alchemy: Elements, Systems, Forces Art Catalog (Canada 1969)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto & Montreal CANADA, Art Gallery of Toronto; Musee D'Art Contemporain: 1968

Seller ID: 0567

Condition: Good


Very handsome silver and grey cover with no printing at all to face. Published to accompany an exhibit which was in Toronto from Sept. 27 to October 26, 1969 and in Montreal from Nov.5 to Dec. 14, 1969. Measures 7-1/2"x10-1/4" and is illustrated throughout with both black and white photographs and drawings. TEXT is in both ENGLISH and FRENCH. The exhibit concentrated on two major point -- art which is unconventional and even jarring and art owned by corporations such as... View more info

Image for Ontario Non-Resident Angling License 1955

Ontario Non-Resident Angling License 1955

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Ontario Canada Department of Lands & Forests: 1955

Seller ID: 0762

Condition: good


This 1955 fishing license was issued to a man from Parma, Ohio off to Canada on an "angling vacation." The license is a small booklet which contains pertinent details about the issuee, as well as Ontario "fishery regulations" and info on the Game and Fisheries Act. It shows browning on both front and back covers, as well as a loss of the top layer of paper at the bottom back corner (small). All fishing coupons are still intact, so Mr. Martin must not have been too lucky.... View more info

Image for Halifax The City By the Sea (Circa 1917)

Halifax The City By the Sea (Circa 1917)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax Board of Trade: No Date circa 1917

Seller ID: 0785

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean, handsome travel brochure for the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. There is no date stated, but the population, according to the text, stood at 55,000 which dates it to around 1917, the year of the great Halifax explosion which occurred when a Belgian relief ship collided with a French munitions ship and immediately killed three per cent of the city's 55,000 people. The booklet has a nice fold-put map at the back, small photos througbhout in black and white ... View more info

Image for Cape Dorset Prints / Estampes (Inuit Art 1974)

Cape Dorset Prints / Estampes (Inuit Art 1974)

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Arctic Producers: 1974

Seller ID: 0888

Condition: Good


Other than toning to the cover, front and back, this catalog is clean as a whistle inside and tightly bound.If you love Inuit art you are probably aware of the Cape Dorset annual calendars and booklets of prints such as this one. Images are primarily in black and white here , but there is also one in color. Each is described and at back of the booklet are notes on the Cape Dorset style offered in English, French and Inuit. View more info

Image for Huron County In Pioneer Times (Ontario, Canada)1954

Huron County In Pioneer Times (Ontario, Canada)1954

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Huron County Historical Committee: 1954

Seller ID: 0934

Condition: Very good


Very nice clean booklet, attractively designed. Retains a card advertising the Huron County Pioneer Museum. The booklet measures 5-1/2"x8" and is illustrated throughout with both scenic and instructional drawings, black against cream paper.Only faults are a flat crease to lower front corner and a bit of browning to spine and lower edge of front cover. 87 pages. NOTE: Overseas orders are very welcome, but due to weight this item will incur a larger cost than stated. Pleas... View more info

Image for Canadian National Railways Menu September 6,1939

Canadian National Railways Menu September 6,1939

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Canadian National Railways: 1939

Seller ID: 1119

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome 1939 menu for passengers on the Canadian National Railway September 6, 1939. This was a banner year for Canada with the arrival of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth who in May of '39 took a Royal Tour of the country stopping at both small towns and large cities to the delight of fervent crowds. To celebrate the Royal Tour the two Canadian railways -- the Canadian National and the Canadian Pacific --each worked hard to outdo the other in providing half t... View more info

Image for The Canadian Journal of Arms Collecting Vol.6 No.4; (Long Land Pattern Musket; British Percussion Revolver)

The Canadian Journal of Arms Collecting Vol.6 No.4; (Long Land Pattern Musket; British Percussion Revolver)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The Canadian Journal of Arms Collecting: 1968

Edition: Vol.6., No.4

Seller ID: 1171

Condition: Very good


Very nice, clean magazine dating from 1969. Though a Canadian publication, contents are accessible and of interest to anyone interested in antique guns. Two major articles -- The Long Land Pattern Musket by A.D. Darling and The British Percussion Revolver by Ross Egles. Both are illustrated with black and white photographs, but Egles also includes drawings. The magazine measures 7"x10-1/4" and and has 31 pages. View more info

Image for The Magic of Spinning (Ephemera Laid-in 1969)

The Magic of Spinning (Ephemera Laid-in 1969)

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Marion, Massachusetts, Marion L. Channing: 1969

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1259

Condition: Very good


Very nice, clean booklet with just a pinpoint sized ink stain to bottom front edge. Booklet explains "how to do it yourself with an emphasis on wool, the history of spinning, and other facts." Booklet measures 6"x9-1/4" and has 45 pages illustrated with drawings. What's nice about this one is it has other related goodies laid-in, including a product brochure with 1969 prices from Handcraft Wools of Streetsville, Ontario. Store owner wrote a note to customer on top and m... View more info

Image for 12 Post Cards Hand Colored  Butcharts Gardens Victoria, British Columbia

12 Post Cards Hand Colored Butcharts Gardens Victoria, British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, The Gowen, Sutton Company Ltd.: Unknown circa 1930-s-40's

Seller ID: 1689

Condition: Very good


I have seen these cards individually, but never in this orignal set. All twelve are there and all are clean without any marks or writing. The folder is made of card stock which has a suede-like feel and is designed with a cut-out oval on the front to show part of the first card which is a scene of the Butchart residence. All scenes are hand colored and produced in real photogravure. The folder measures 4" high and 6-1.4" across. ORDERS OUTSIDE THE U.S. ARE WELCOME. PLEAS... View more info

Image for Post Card Beacon Hill Park, Victoria B.C. Canada

Post Card Beacon Hill Park, Victoria B.C. Canada

By: N/A

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Victoria B.S. Canada, The Coast Publishing Co.: Unknown

Seller ID: 1693

Condition: Fine condition


Beautifully kept post card with sharp corners and crisp paper. Will arrive in brand new plastic sleeve. Card has a divided back and has not been written on or mailed. OVERSEAS ORDERS WELCOME. Please provide destination before ordering and I will quote exact cost. View more info

Image for Banner Polski Komitet   Olimpijiski, Montreal 1976 Olympics

Banner Polski Komitet Olimpijiski, Montreal 1976 Olympics

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Unknown Location, Unknown Origin: 1976

Seller ID: 1833

Condition: Fine Condition


This is a beautiully preserved banner which on front reads Polish Olympics Committee and on the back indicates year abnd place -- 1976, Montreal. Banner is made of a heavy cardstock covered with printed satiny fabric and decorated with a tassel at the botom and green cording for hanging. Excluding the tassel banner measures 5-1/2" across and 8-1/2" from tip to top. Clean as a whistle on both sides. View more info

Image for Canada The Land of Opportunity; Travel by White Star Line 1924

Canada The Land of Opportunity; Travel by White Star Line 1924

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, The Royal Bank of Canada: 1924

Edition: fifth Edition Revised

Seller ID: 1851

Condition: Very Good Condition


The colorful wraparound cover of this 1924 Canadian travel guide is bright, colorful, and eye-catching. The guide is clean and tightly bound with just a little edge wear. It measures a handy 5" x 7-1/2" and has 72 pages, plus a crisp, clean, fold-out map. The lengthy text is augmented by black and white illustration and has much info on the history of Canada, all provinces and British Columbia, travel tips, government information, money, experimental farms, railway ticke... View more info

Image for Postcard Parliament Buildings and East Block, Toronto

Postcard Parliament Buildings and East Block, Toronto

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Jack H. Bain: Unknown

Seller ID: 1876

Condition: Fine Condition


Beautiful card in excellent condition. No writing and no postage on divided back. Sharp corners and no defect of note. This is one of the nicer views of the Parliament Buildings and East Block. The card will arrive in a brand new plastic sleeve. View more info

Image for Postcards Hessian Soldiers Quebec Campaign of 1777 ( 12 Views)

Postcards Hessian Soldiers Quebec Campaign of 1777 ( 12 Views)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fert Ticonderoga, New York, Fort Ticondroga: Unknown

Seller ID: 1979

Condition: Fine condition


These military postcards from Fort Ticonderoga are not only attractive, but also informative due to the extensive descriptions at the back of each. All 12 are like new with no writing and no postal marks or stamps. They are all adapted from paintings by artist Harry C. Larter who captured the details of Hessian soldiers in 1777 Quebec. Views include Brunswick Infantry Regiment; Brunswick Dragoons, Grenadier Non-Commissioned Officers; Brunswick Jaegers; Grenadiers; Bruns... View more info

Image for Welland, Ontario 1858-1983 Celebrationg 125 Years of Canadian Heritage

Welland, Ontario 1858-1983 Celebrationg 125 Years of Canadian Heritage

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, City of Welland: 1983

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 2199

Condition: Fine, as New Condition


A souvenir of the 125th anniversary of the city of Welland, Ontario, Canada which is as crisp and clean as if it came off the press today. Also added is a newspaper article about the Welland Canals Society laid-in datelined 1988. It could have browned the pages, but fortunately did not. I have since sequestered it in a cello bag to be on the safe side. The booklet measures 7"x 10" and has 32 pages of history, photographs, drawings, maps and lists. A very handsome keepsa... View more info

Image for Calendar of the Mount Allison Ladies College Sackville, New Brunswick 1925-1926

Calendar of the Mount Allison Ladies College Sackville, New Brunswick 1925-1926

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sackville, New Brinswick CANADA, Mount Allison Ladies College: 1925

Seller ID: 2451

Condition: Very good condition


This 1925-26 catalog for aspiring students is filled with wonderful full page black and white photographs of the important places of the college -- an outside view, the common room, the reception room,the dining room, the Owens Museum of Fine Arts, the conservatory of music, a room in the art studio with students painting, a student room, two rooms in the Science Hall, outdoor drills, the swimming pool, jewelry made by students, handpainted dishes by students and the hos... View more info

Image for Natalka Husak:Faces Facades Porcelain Plexiglass (1980)

Natalka Husak:Faces Facades Porcelain Plexiglass (1980)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Nancy Poole Studio: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2453

Condition: Very Good condition


This is a rare art catalog which accompanied the artist's first solo exhibition. Natalka Husak is a Ukranian-American artist who has since had other exhibitions. This one is playful and its binding is handmade which adds greatly to its charm. The photos of the works are in sepia and there are 13 images of 13 works. Catalog measures 7-1/2" x 10-1/2". View more info

Image for Montreal Travel Brochure The Grove and The Mansions Holiday Apartments (circa 1930's)

Montreal Travel Brochure The Grove and The Mansions Holiday Apartments (circa 1930's)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, The Grove and The Mansions: No date (circa 1930's)

Seller ID: 2585

Condition: Very Good condition


This is nifty little leaflet with information about two different hotel apartment rentals a and a nice map of the area. Leaflets tend to get lost or tossed, so having this one is a plus. Closed the booklet measures 3-1/2" x 6-1/4". Opened it's 10-1.4" wide and 9" tall. The Grove Annex boasted big rooms with modern furniture, rooms with running water and semi-private baths and suites with private baths. Prices ranged from $1.50 to $7. The Mansions were a step up from the ... View more info

Image for The Cody Family Association Directory 1952 (Letters, Family Tree, Anniversary Program Buffalo Bill Cody Laid-in)

The Cody Family Association Directory 1952 (Letters, Family Tree, Anniversary Program Buffalo Bill Cody Laid-in)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ontario, Canada, The Cody Family Association: 1952

Edition: 1952 directory

Seller ID: 2626

Condition: Good condition, good condition of ephemera


If there is a Cody on your family tree this is an interesting genealogical reference which traces the descendants of Philip and Martha Cody of Beverly, Massachusetts 1698. The book measures 6" x 8-3/4" and is clean and tightly bound with some helpful penciled information here and there. Only fault is a rectangular brown area on first page due to an old crumbling newspaper clipping which I removed. The rest of the items are good and I have ironed them flat and sequestere... View more info

Image for Postcard La Petite Rue Champlain  Little Champlain Street, Quebec, Canada

Postcard La Petite Rue Champlain Little Champlain Street, Quebec, Canada

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Quebec, Canada, Librarie Garneau: No date

Seller ID: 2684

Condition: Fine condition


Beautiful card, unused and clean with sharp corners. The divided back shows no writing and no stamp. It's a view I have never seen before. Car will arrive in a brand new plastic sleeve. View more info