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Ryerson Press Collection – Enduring Legacy

  The Arts and Letters Club has been promoting literature, architecture, music, painting and stage (LAMPS), for over 125 years. Members come from all branches of the arts, ranging from active professionals to interested audiences. Every Tuesday is Literary Lunch, … Continue reading

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Edith Grace Coombs

E. Grace Coombs Artist, was published by the Ryerson Press in 1949. The biographical text was written by Lorne Pierce, the long-time Managing Editor of the Ryerson Press. The jacket design, by Arthur Steven, Ryerson Press Art Director, was his … Continue reading

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Son of the North

  Son of the North by Charles Camsell was published by the Ryerson Press in 1954. This book is the autobiography of one of Canada’s foremost explorers and geologists. The Ryerson Press 125th Anniversary Catalog of 1954, described Son of … Continue reading

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Louis Riel

This edition of Louis Riel by George F.G. Stanley was published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in 1985. It was originally published in 1963 by The Ryerson Press and in a paperback edition in 1972. The book details the life and political … Continue reading

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West by East

West by East and other poems by J.E.H. MacDonald was published by The Ryerson Press in 1933. Five hundred copies of this chap-book were printed; 250 of which were presented for sale. The quote opposite the title page by Henry … Continue reading

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Pierre-Esprit Radisson

Pierre-Esprit Radisson, published by The Ryerson Press in 1930, was written by Katherine Hale for the Canadian History Readers Series. Radisson and his brother-in-law Medard des Groseillers, were adventurers, couriers du bois, and explorers and are credited with laying the … Continue reading

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Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac

Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac 1657-1730 by Agnes Laut was published by The Ryerson Press in 1930 and belongs to the Ryerson Canadian History Readers series. The intent of the Canadian History Readers series was to portray many of the colourful … Continue reading

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