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Title: The Story of Toronto.
Description: Toronto, University of Toronto. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0802017916) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 310 pp, 10" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. 3 maps - one on inside of dust jacket, 2 in book (1 folds out). "The purpose of this book is to tell the story of Toronto from its earliest days to the present: to describe its character at each stage of growth, how it changed, and why." Contents: Preface; Illustrations; A place in search of a purpose; The birth of a town; War and reconstruction; Government and governed; Urban supremacy; Provincial capital; Pride and prejudice; Progress and poverty; The end of an era; Problems of greatness; Life in Metropolitan Toronto; Toronto's realm; Notes; Bibliography; Picture and map credits; Index. Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has minor edge wear/wrinkling, tiny dent on rear hinge. Very Good+/Very Good.

Keywords: William Allan, Art, William Warren Baldwin, George Brown, Canals, Chewett, Chruch of England, City Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Local History, Education, Exhibitions, Finance, Fire Control, Fur Trade, Health, Cholera, Hospitals, Hotels, Houses, Humber River, I

Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 28286

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