Following the devastating fires of 1883 and 1884, which completely leveled Port Perry's business section, the community rebuilt and this book chronicles, in part, one hundred years of growth. Signed by author on first free end paper. Tan cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, sepia photographs on end papers - different each end, illustrated with black and white photographs throughout, 302 pages. Lower back edge has minor bump, faint small discolouration to bottom text block edge. Dust jacket has shelf wear and light edge wear to spine ends, otherwise this handsome book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Out of the Ashes: Port Perry, A Century of ...
Publisher: Observer Publishing of Port Perry & The Port Perry Star Co. Ltd
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Observer Publishing, 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Inscription by author to previous owner. DJ intact but wrinkled. By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 003793
Book Description Observer Publishing of Port Perry, Port Perry, ON, Canada, 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. VERY GOOD+ hardcover in VERY GOOD dust jacket, no marks in text, strong square spine, some rubbing to jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 052315
Book Description Observer Publishing of Port Perry and The Port Perry Star Co. Limited, Port Perry, Ontario, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Limited Edition. viii, 302p. 29 cm. Cream-coloured cloth hardcover binding with gold lettering on front board and on spine. Pictorial dustjacket protected in mylar wrapping. From a limited print run of 1200 copies. Features numerous black and white photos and images as well as an illustration of evens used for the dustjacket and repeated in black and white on p. 4. Endpapers feature 1888 photograph of Port Perry's waterfront. No discernible wear to binding or dustjacket. Pages clean. Text clear and unmarked. Fine condition. Explores the tragic history surround the great fires of November 26, 1883 and July 4. 1884 which stand as the greatest disaster to hit the small town of Port Perry. The book recounts the devastation as well as the recovery of the town in the wake of these disasters. The book is mainly a chronicle of the town since the fires and up to the 1980s. Signed by J. Peter Hvidsten, the main researcher for this project. Bookseller Inventory # 112749
Book Description Observer Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Clean very nicely bound copy. Unmarked text. some edgewear to the corners of the jacket. Book is clean and sound being in near Fine condition! Book includes discussion and local history on Port Perry Ontario. Includes numerous black and white photos, illustrations and index. Includes history on the fires of 1883 and 1884. Secure boxed packaging! itop. Bookseller Inventory # 6440