Illustrated History

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A Halifax Boyhood

Growing up on the city's outskirts in the 1940s and 50s

Anyone who grew up in the late 1940s and 50s will recognize themselves and their experiences in this story of a Halifax boyhood. Whether its the thrill of skating while holding someones hand for … ; 96 View

Casa Loma

Canada'’s Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner, Sir Henry Pellatt

In this fifth edition, with new photography showing Casa Loma in its newly restored state, Bill Freeman takes readers on a tour of every significant room in this dramatic hillside castle, … ; 96 View

North of Superior

An Illustrated History of Northwestern Ontario

Northwestern Ontario is a little-known region that has been central to Canada’s prosperity. For many Canadians, the majestic landscape north of Lake Superior conjures up images of tourism, … ; View

Titanic Remembered

The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax

The sinking of the ocean-liner Titanic in April of 1912 captured the attention of the world; as the nearest large port to the site of the disaster, Halifax became the focus of the world’s … 72 View
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Acknowledgments and Floor Plans

From: Casa Loma

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Ice Cakes, 1941

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at the Northwest Arm in Melville Cove, its landmarks and features in 1941 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: Titanic Remembered

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An introduction that sums up why the author is qualified to write this book. It also outlines an exhibit at the Martime Museum of the Atlantic about the Titanic sinking 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

From: North of Superior

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Outlines the exact area of Northwestern Ontario, explains how this book bridges a gap in history of this reason giving an accessible overview of the region for the first time, explains the three … ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Down the Arm, 1941–59

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Landmarks down the Arm and into Halifax proper 1941-1959 ; 9 $0.90 Add
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Triumph of Technology

From: Titanic Remembered

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Explains the triumph that was the Titanic and the reasons for them calling it the unsinkable ship, and the luxury involved in the travel, the onboarding of the passengers in European ports, Looks … 3 $0.30 Add
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Walking Tour

From: Casa Loma

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A walking tour of the castle and grounds ; 49 $4.90 Add
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At Sea

From: Titanic Remembered

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Looks at the Journey of the Titanic on the Sea, looks at specific experiences by passengers, the dangerous of icebergs, analyzes the disaster of the sinking, the responses from the white star … 11 $1.10 Add
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Cunard School, 1943–46 17

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at going to school at Cunard School in Jollimore up to grade four 1943-46 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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From Poverty to Prosperity

From: Casa Loma

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1859 – 1889. Looks at Henry Mill Pellatt and recounts his early toronto days, young man in a hurry, Rifleman Pellatt, Pellatt the Plunger ; 7 $0.70 Add
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After the Disaster

From: Titanic Remembered

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Looks at the ships involved in the aftermath of the disaster and the effort to find survivors: Mackay-Bennett, Minia, Montmagny and Algerine 12 $1.20 Add
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Learning to Swim, 1942–45 21

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Recounts learning to swim 1942-45 ; 3 $0.30 Add