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Books for Sale

New additions to the sale list – May 2018

  1. Kendal Hills – Centennial Edition: 1870-1970 by Catherine W. Stewart (1970)
    • 1st printing, good condition, $15
    • 2nd printing, good condition, $10
  2. Clarke Township Eastern Section: 1867-1967 – It’s Places, People, and Events, by Agnes Burley (1967)
    • mint condition, $30
    • good condition (hardcover added), $30
    • poor condition, $5
  3. This Green & Pleasant Land – Chronicles of Cavan Township, by Quentin Brown (1990)
    • excellent condition (no jacket), $45
  4. A Place Called Solina, by Marguerite Fraser (1975)
    • fair condition, $10
  5. The Ganaraska Watershed, by A.H. Richardson (1944)
    • 2nd edition, good condition, $100
  6. Bowmanville, A Retrospect: 1858-1958, by Hamlyn, Lunney, Morrison (1958)
    • mint condition, $30
  7. Remembering the Oshawa Railway, by Morgan & Taws (1995)
    • good condition, $10
  8. Picture the Way We Were: A Nostalgic Journey Through Darlington and Clarke Townships, by Adams & Mothersill (1980)
    • Rare, condition good, $400
  9. United Counties

 January 2018

  1. The Townships of Darlington and Clarke by John Squair (1984 reprint of the original 1927 book). An in depth history of what is now known as The Municipality of Clarington. These books are new and in perfect condition. $25 each.
  2. Clarke High School Yearbooks – all new– 1969 ($10)- (all others are $5 each). 1989-90; 2000-01; 2004-05; 2005-06; 2008-09
  3. Newcastle Celebrates 150 years – by Newcastle Village & District Historical Society. Photo book celebrating Newcastle’s Sesquicentennial in 2006
  4. The 1793-1813 Settlers of Durham County – by Leslie Wilson(2003). Detailed information of the earliest settlers, origins, birth, marriage and death information. $25 each.
  5. Bible Christian Chapels of the Canadian Conference – by Sherrell Branton Leetooze. Stories of all the Chapels built by Bible Christians between 1833 and 1884. $25 each.
  6. Heritage Buildings – Clarke Township – by Clarington Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (LCAC)-1993. Photos and short history of significant houses in the former Township of Clarke (now Clarington). $15 each.
  7. Life Lakeshore Public School – by Hazel Crago (2010). Small booklet – former teacher at the school tells stories about the school also called SS No. 2 Clarke Twp. $5 each
  8. Churches of Old Durham County – by Sherrell Branton Leetooze (2013). History of churches in the former Townships of Clarke and Darlington (now Clarington). $40 each
  9. Out of the Mists – History of Clarke Township – by Helen Schmid and Sid Rutherford (1975). 3rd printing- detailed history of Clarke Township. $35 each.

Note: prices for books are if they are picked up at Newcastle Village & District Historical Society, 20 King Avenue West, Newcastle, ON. Historical Room is open Tuesdays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Please contact the Society for prices regarding shipping.