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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 B.C.), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments (...



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Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Jones, A. E. (Arthur Edward), 1838-1918; Fraser, Alexander
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Half title; imprint from t.p. to the Report
Topics: Jesuits, Huron Indians
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Johnson, E. Pauline, 1861-1913
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Caption title
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Segal, Jacob Isaac, 1896-1954
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Generally regarded as the first book of Yiddish poetry printed in Canada
"Récit d'un témoin oculaire au Herald de New-York et au Devoir"
Topic: Communism and religion
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Woman's Christian Temperance Union
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Caption title
Topics: Temperance, Murder, Parricide
RBSC copy 1: Bound in blue cloth
Topic: Central Presbyterian Church (Galt, Ont.)
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Corson, Robert, 1793-1878, Methodists
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
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Imprint from back cover
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Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Roe, Edward P
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368 p
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Knyvett, R. Hugh, d. 1918
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ix, [1], 339 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, English
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925; Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944
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Binding design by Margaret Armstrong
"I say to our governments and people: Get ready. Commence getting ready now. This is the opportunity of a generation, perhaps of a century."
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Burt, Katharine Newlin, 1882-1977
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viii, 312 p
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944; Hastings, Basil Macdonald, 1881-1928
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"Printed in Great Britain ..."
Running title: History of Winnipeg strike, 1919
Topics: Labor and laboring classes, General Strike, Winnipeg, Man., 1919
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Townsend, Edward W
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188 p. :
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Topic: Christmas stories
p. 401-413
Topics: Heredity, Basset hound -- Breeding
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Beck, L. Adams (Lily Adams), -1931
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[9], 268 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Beck, L. Adams (Lily Adams), -1931
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[9], 268 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Beck, L. Adams (Lily Adams), -1931
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RBSC copy: In original blue cloth, with dust jacket
Cover title
Topics: Church of England, Temperance, Drinking of alcoholic beverages
"Printed for distribution by certain gentlemen of Hamilton" -- upper cover
Topics: Politics, Practical, World War, 1914-1918, Elections
Cover title
Topics: Temperance, Prohibition, Liquor laws, Liquor industry
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900; Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911; Massey Hall (Toronto, Ont.); Mr. Schuch's Opera Singers
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Includes advertisements
Topic: Opera
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Watson, Albert Durrant, 1859-1926
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Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Saunders, Marshall, 1861-1947
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"First impression, October, 1909"--T.p. verso
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Roberts, Charles G. D. (Charles George Douglas), Sir, 1860-1943
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Translations of animal stories originally published in various collections under different titles
Copyright: McLeod & Simpson
Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Pictorial works
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Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Views
Postcards of Jewish Synagogues in Early 20th Century Europe
by Daniel Delboy
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Black-and-white photographic postcard of the exterior of the Synagogue in Euskirchen
Source: folio
Postcards of Jewish Synagogues in Early 20th Century Europe
by F. Walachaerts, Bruxelles
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Black-and-white photographic postcard of the exterior of the Hollandse Synagoge in Antwerp
Source: folio
Black-and-white photographic postcard of the exterior of the Synagogue consistoriale du quai Kléber in Strasbourg
Source: folio
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Coffin, William F. (William Foster), 1808-1878; Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910 (association)
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Spine-title: 1812. Chronicle of the war
Topics: United States -- History -- War of 1812, Canada -- History -- 1791-1841
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
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Cover title
Topics: Mines and mineral resources, Mines and mineral resources, Mining claims, Mining claims, Stock...
Cover title
Topics: Agriculture, Agriculture, Awards
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Spence, F. S. (Francis Stephens), 1850-1917. Campaign manual
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Caption title
Topics: Liquor laws, Local option
John Mappin;
Topics: International Harvester Company of Canada, Agricultural machinery, Manufactures
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company
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Gift;
Topic: Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) -- Description and travel
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Sheepes, J. W. illustrator; Canadian Northern Railway Company
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Cover title
Topics: Land grants, Natural resources
Cover title
Topics: Canada. Canadian Army. Battalion, 36th, World War, 1914-1918
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Haldane, J. W. C. (John Wilton Cuninghame)
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Advertisements on 12 unnumbered pages at end
Topic: Canada -- Description and travel
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force
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"Issued with Militia orders 1915."
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
RBSC copy: "Addendum" tipped in at end
Topic: Railroads
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Hough, Emerson
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402 p
"Issued with Militia orders 1915."
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: Canada. Canadian Army. Regiment, Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, 6th
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Consumers' Gas Company of Toronto; Tucker, Edward J
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Compiled by Edward J. Tucker
Topic: Consumers' Gas Company of Toronto
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Myers-Funnell, Rozelle V
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Cover title: A jubilee offering
Caption title
Topics: British and American Great Railway Land Company, Railroads, Railroads
Thomas Fisher Libretti Collection
by Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864; Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Africaine
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Italian and Portuguese on opposite pages
5, [1] p
Topics: Church and state -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century, Church finance -- Ontario -- History --...
5, [1] p
Topics: Church and state -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century, Church finance -- Ontario -- History --...
5 p
Topics: Church and state -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century, Church finance -- Ontario -- History --...
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Religious Tract Society, London
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Topic: Zoology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
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viii, 275, 4 p. (4 p. at end advertisements)
Topics: Natural history, Seashore biology -- Juvenile literature
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Religious Tract Society, London
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Fisher copy: Bound in purple diagonal-wave cloth; blocked in blind and gold with pictorial vignette in gold on upper cover; blocked in blind on lower cover. Gold lettering on spine
Topics: Natural history, Seashore biology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
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viii, 275, 4 p. (4 p. at end advertisements)
Topics: Natural history, Seashore biology -- Juvenile literature
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Religious Tract Society, London
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Topic: Botany
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Topics: Missisquoi (Québec : County), Fenians
Caption title
Topic: Wilkins, Robert Charles, 1782-1866
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Peterson, William, 1856-1921
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Nimmo, Joseph, 1837-1909
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Topic: Canadian Pacific Railway Company
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Trotter, Bernard Freeman, 1890-1917; McLay, W.S.W
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David Gibson;
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Trotter, Bernard Freeman, 1890-1917
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
Cover title
Topics: New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815, Plattsburgh, N.Y., Battle of, 1814
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Dantas, Júlio, 1876-1962; Ferreira, António, 1528-1569. Castro
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RBSC copy 1: Bound with 5 others. With original paper covers bound in
Topic: Castro, Inês de, d. 1355
Thomas Fisher Chapbook Collection
by Ashton, John, 1834-1911
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Without music
Topic: English ballads and songs
Mappin;
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Barr, Robert, 1849-1912
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"This edition published in June, 1904."
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Barr, Robert, 1849-1912
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[4], 306 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Barr, Robert, 1849-1912
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[4], 306 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of color plates :
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Barr, Robert, 1849-1912
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[4], 306 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Country clergyman
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Topic: Birds