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THE LAST SPIKE: THE GREAT RAILWAY, 1881-1885

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044293

ISBN: 0385658419

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstruct s the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the contine nt in just five years - exactly half the time stipulated in the contract. P ierre Berton recreates the adventures that were part of this vast undertaki ng: the railway on the brink of bankruptcy, with one hour between it and ru ... View more info

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RIVERDALE: EAST OF THE DON

By: Muir, Elizabeth Gillan

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Dundurn: 2014

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000028881

ISBN: 1459728718

Condition: Very Good


(Signed by Author) The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A popular history of the Riverdale area of Toronto, including Playter Estat es north of the Danforth. In its first 50 years, the city of Toronto changed from a rough settlement to a booming city with a voracious appetite for land. The incorporated city of Toronto grew tenfold from 1834 to 1884 -- partly through immigration, b ut also through the annexation of older communities. Among these were the f ormer suburbs of Leslieville and R... View more info

THE ESTABLISHMENT MAN

By: Newman, Peter C.

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000005284

ISBN: 0770418392

Condition: Very Good


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CANADIAN ROCKY PHOTO HISTORY

By: Pole, Graeme

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Altitude Pub Canada Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000014526

ISBN: 0919381014

Condition: Fine


The Canadian Rockies A History in Photographs depicts the human history of the Canadian Rockies since the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway , and the founding of Banff, Canada's first national park. The major events and the most significant personalities in this vibrant history are portray ed with 140 archival photographs, accompanied by an informative and easy to read text. This book is an ideal choice for anyone looking for a historica l souvenir of the Canadian Rockies. View more info

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OUR LAST FAREWELL: PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU, 1919-2000

By: Trudeau, Pierre

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000041775

ISBN: 0771085710

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info