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The McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections began collecting rare materials in the 1850s, and through gift and purchase the holdings now constitute rich and highly diverse research collections. The humanities and social sciences and in particular art and architecture, Canadiana, history, literature, the history of ideas (philosophy and religion), travel and exploration, and the history of the book form the core of the collection. More information can be found on the library’s website h...



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Topics: Desserts., Pastry., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Desserts, Pastry
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Aug 19, 2022 Lauder, Thomas Dick, Sir, 1784-1848; Brown, Thomas
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4, 130 pages : illustrations
Topics: Parrots., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Rare Books & Special Collections - Blacker...
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Jul 19, 2022 Moore, Mary; Fry-Cadbury Ltd
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23 pages : illustrations
Topics: Cooking, Canadian., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Cooking,...
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Jul 19, 2022 C.H. Catelli Co; University of Waterloo. Library. Women's Studies Collection. CaOWtU
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36 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
Topics: Cooking (Pasta), Cooking, Canadian., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook...
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Jul 19, 2022 Makgill, George
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4 unnumbered pages ; 22 cm.
Topics: Propaganda, Anti-German -- New Zealand., World War, 1914-1918 -- New Zealand -- Propaganda., New...
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Jul 19, 2022 Cox Gelatine Co
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Topics: Cooking, Canadian., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Cooking,...
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May 19, 2022 Brunswick Press,
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14 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 14 cm
Topics: Tales., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Sheila R. Bourke Collection, Tales
iv, 280 pages illustrations, plates
Topics: Science., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Science
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Apr 18, 2022 Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
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364 pages ; 18 cm
Topics: McGill University Library Digitized Title, Dante virtual project
48 S., 18 Bl. : illustrations
Topics: Galerie Hugo Helbing -- Catalogs., Painting -- Private collections -- Germany -- Catalogs., Art...
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1908 columns ; 19 cm
Topics: Polish language -- Dictionaries -- Yiddish., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Humanities...
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Jan 19, 2022 Québec (Province). Department of Agriculture. Maple Products Division.; Québec (Province). Home Economics Service.
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1 folded sheet (6 pages) ; 24 cm
Topics: Cooking (Maple sugar and syrup), McGill University Library Digitized Title
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Dec 26, 2021 Fifth Sunday Meeting Association of Canada
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10 volumes : illustrations ; 26-30 cm
Topics: Railroads -- Canada -- Employees., Canada -- Description and travel -- Periodicals., McGill...
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Nov 19, 2021 Canada Sugar Refining Co
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16 pages ; 14 cm
Topics: Jelly., Jam., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Cookbook Collection, Jelly, Jam
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Oct 18, 2021 S.W. Partridge & Co.,
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64 pages : illustrations ; 12 cm.
Topics: Death -- Religious aspects -- Juvenile fiction., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Rare...
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Sep 25, 2021 Fifth Sunday Meeting Association of Canada
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10 volumes : illustrations ; 26-30 cm
Topics: Railroads -- Canada -- Employees., Canada -- Description and travel -- Periodicals., McGill...
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Sep 19, 2021 Riemann, Hugo, 1849-1919
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213 pages 22 cm
Topics: Counterpoint., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Marvin Duchow Music - Rare Books,...
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Sep 19, 2021 Hickman, W. Albert (William Albert), 1877-1957
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1 sheet ([1] pages) ; 31 x 11 cm
Topic: McGill University Library Digitized Title
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Sep 19, 2021 Schöll, Fritz, 1850-1919
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231 pages.
Topics: LATIN LANGUAGE., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Humanities and Social Sciences -...
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Sep 19, 2021 Tombs, Guy, 1877-; St. James Literary Society, Montreal
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56 pages
Topics: Harbors -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., Montréal (Québec) -- Commerce -- History.,...
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Sep 19, 2021 Compayré, Gabriel, 1843-1913
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86 pages.
Topics: FROEBEL, FRIEDRICH, 1782-1852., KINDERGARTEN., McGill University Library Digitized Title, HSSL...
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Sep 18, 2021 Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
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364 pages ; 18 cm
Topics: McGill University Library Digitized Title, Dante virtual project
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Sep 18, 2021 Mahdī Khān Astarābādī, active 1733-1759; McGill University. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Manuscript. Persian 8
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[290] leaves : color illustrations ; cm
Topics: Nādir Shāh, -- Shah of Iran, -- 1688-1747., Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) --...
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3 art reproductions : copper plates ; 25 x 22 cm
Topics: Bible. -- Job -- Illustrations., McGill University Library Digitized Title, Lawrence Lande Blake...
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Sep 18, 2021 Blacker-Wood Library of Zoology and Ornithology. Manuscript. Ivanow 19
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[102] leaves ; 21 cm
Topics: Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., McGill University Library Digitized...
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Sep 17, 2021 Zabardast Khān, active 1722 or 1723; Blacker-Wood Library of Zoology and Ornithology. Manuscript. Ivanow 15
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[43] leaves ; 24 cm
Topics: Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal., Cosmography., McGill University Library...
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Sep 17, 2021 Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
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volumes 24 cm
Topics: Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1702-1714 -- Periodicals., Periodicals -- England.,...
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Sep 16, 2021 Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, 1551-1602; McGill University. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Manuscript. Persian 28
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180 leaves ; 22 cm
Topics: Akbar, -- Emperor of Hindustan, -- 1542-1605., Manuscripts, Persian -- Québec (Province) --...
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Mar 26, 2021 Fifth Sunday Meeting Association of Canada
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10 volumes : illustrations ; 26-30 cm
Topics: Railroads -- Canada -- Employees., Canada -- Description and travel -- Periodicals., McGill...
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2019 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2018 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2017 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2017 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2016 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2015 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2015 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2014 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2014 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2013 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2013 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2012 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2011 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2011 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2011 Swanick, Sean; McGill University. Rare Books and Special Collections; McGill University. Institute of Islamic Studies. Library; McLennan Library
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44 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Topics: Ghazzālī, -- 1058-1111 -- Exhibitions., Ghazzālī, -- 1058-1111 -- Bibliography --...
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2010 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2010 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2010 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2009 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2009 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2008 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2008 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2008 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2007 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2007 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2007 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2006 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2003 Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Schreiber, John, 1921-2002; Antovská Murray, Irena, 1946-; Bieniecka, Ewa
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xxii, 154 pages : illustrations
Topics: Schreiber, John, -- 1921-2002 -- Archives -- Catalogs., Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture...
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2003 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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2000 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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1999 Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Rohan, Daniella, 1967-; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-
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vii, 162 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: Erickson, Arthur, -- 1924-2009 -- Archives -- Catalogs., Architecture -- Middle East -- History --...
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1998 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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1997 Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-; Miller, Deborah, 1960-
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xxxiii, 184 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.
Topics: Bülow-Hübe, Sigrun, -- 1913-1994 -- Archives -- Catalogs., Blackader-Lauterman Library of...
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1997 McGill University. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-
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43 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
Topics: McGill University. -- Department of Rare Books and Special Collections., Rare books -- Québec...
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1996 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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1996 Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Rohan, Daniella, 1967-; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-
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x, 91 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Topics: Fonds France Gagnon Pratte., Gagnon-Pratte, France. -- Maisons de campagne des Montréalais,...
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1994 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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171 leaves : maps.
Topics: Naskapi Indians -- Education., Educational anthropology -- Québec (Province) -- Kawawachikamach.,...
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1992 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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1991 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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1991 Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art; Campbell, Cindy, 1962-; Jackson, Kathryn A; Marshall, Judith, 1930-
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iii, 110 pages ; 28 cm
Topics: Maxwell, W. S. -- (William Sutherland), -- 1874-1952 -- Library -- Catalogs., Maxwell, Edward, --...
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1991 Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-; Schoenauer, Norbert, 1923-2001
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102 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm
Topics: Bland, John, -- 1911-2002., Architects -- Canada., Architecture -- Study and teaching -- Québec...
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1991 McGill University. Libraries
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2 volumes in 1 : illustrations
Topics: McGill University. -- Libraries -- Administration., Academic libraries -- Québec (Province) --...
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1990 Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-
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xv, 87 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. -- Canadian Architecture Collection.,...
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1989 McGill University. Graduates' Society.
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volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: McGill University., McGill University Library Digitized Title, The McGill news., The McGill News...
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1987 Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art. Canadian Architecture Collection; Žantovská Murray, Irena, 1946-
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2 volumes (xv, 582 pages) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Topics: Architecture -- Québec (Province) -- Archival resources., Traquair, Ramsay, -- 1874-1952 --...