Tag Archives: books

The Virtual Reference Library

Toronto. I heard on the television news last night that one victim of the Wynne government’s success in “balancing the budget” was the Toronto Public Library (TPL). Funding was arbitrarily cut and the TPL seems unable to accommodate such a … Continue reading

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Talk about Agnes Chamberlin at Lambton House May 11, 2017

Toronto. Agnes Chamberlin was born in Coburg. She was the first Canadian-born child of famous author Susanna Moodie. Agnes was twice married and gave birth to nine children. Her legacy is wildflower books like Canadian Wild Flowers and Studies of Plant Life. These … Continue reading

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Swann Galleries, NYC Auction Today

Toronto. Ms Daile Kaplan of the Swann Galleries in NYC sent me a note that her next auction of photographs and photo books takes place today, April 20th 2017 at 1:30pm local time. Have a look and see if your … Continue reading

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Old Book and Paper Show Today.

Toronto. Les Jones, our Programme Chair just sent me a note reminding me that the latest old book and paper show will be held March 26. Click here for full details. I visited the show some years ago when I was … Continue reading

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Pictures for an Auction March 19, 2017

Toronto. The latest PHSC auction will take place this month. These are some of the items to be auctioned (shown here on our web site – click the small icon that comes up to see the slide show and then click on any … Continue reading

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Ottawa Illinois Auction Today

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society sent me notice of this auction to be held today in Ottawa Illinois. Includes live auction online! Here’s a chance to add more images to your collection. Click here or on the icon at left for … Continue reading

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Icons & Images at Swann Auction Galleries

Toronto. Lew Hine is one of my favourite photographers. This is Lot 22 of Sale 2436 at the Swann Auction Galleries on East 25th in New York City. The auction is on Feb 14, 2017 but you can preview the … Continue reading

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PHSC Auction March 19, 2017

Toronto. The PHSC auction next spring will take place on Sunday, the 19th of March, 2017. No changes from the previous auction. Click here or on the icon at left to see the bookmark and full details. Come out and … Continue reading

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Art & Storytelling: Photographs and Photobooks

Toronto. Daile Kaplan of Swann Galleries sent me a note saying they are hosting their latest photography related auction today beginning at 1:00 pm. You can view the online catalog here.  

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Archives and the Internet

Toronto. Last Wednesday, Mike Smith was our speaker and gave a postcard perspective on Goderich photographer Reuben R Sallows who was active in the late 1800s – early 1900s. Mike and co-author Larry Monring are writing a book on Sallows and postcards … Continue reading

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