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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 Rare Book Library
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Topics: Liberalism, Free thought, Propaganda
Probably printed in the United States
Topic: Bible
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by T. Eaton Co
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Description based on: no. 2 (1888)
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs
Vol. 1. Espagnol - françois - italien.- Vol. 2. François - italien - espagnol.- Vol. 3. Italien - françois - espagnol
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French language -- Dictionaries, Italian language -- Dictionaries,...
28, [4] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements) : music.
Topic: Operas
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by T. Eaton Co
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Description based on: no. 2 (1888)
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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Topic: Almanacs, Canadian
The Canadian Bookman
by Canadian Authors Association
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The Trade section (formerly issued as the Canadian book trade journal) included in Feb.-Mar. 1922 issues was merged into the Canadian stationer in Jan. 1923
Topics: Canadian literature, Books
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 14 no. 12 (Dec., 1924)
Topics: Footwear industry, Shoes
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
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Topics: Women's periodicals, Ukrainian, Women, Ukrainian -- Canada -- Periodicals, Working-women's clubs --...
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 85, no. 5 (1967)
Topics: Stationery trade, Stationery
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 49, no. 3 (Mar., 1957)
Topics: Hardware, Household appliances, Household supplies
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Brehm, A. E. (Alfred Edmund), 1829-1884; Mariager, Peder, 1827-1894
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Translation of Das Leben der Vögel
Topic: Birds
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Young, A. H. (Archibald Hope), 1863-1936
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RBSC copy: With microfilm duplicate (mfm. dup. 0004)
Topic: Upper Canada College
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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This item is part of a cataloguing project and has only basic metadata available at this time.
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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Topic: Almanacs, Canadian
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Canada. Dominion Bureau of Statistics; Canada. Census and Statistics Office; Statistics Canada
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Description based on: 1912
Topic: Canada -- Statistics
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
by Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
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On cover: K-uno karacter honor duty
Topic: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Aragão, A. C. Teixeira de, (Augusto Carlo Teixeira de), 1823-1903
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Imprint on cover of v. 1 dated: 1875
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Topics: Coins, Portuguese, Numismatics
Vol. 3 has title: Synonyms of the slang of venery
Topics: Slang, Sex, English language, English language
Description based on: Sepr. 1, 1871
Topic: Credit ratings
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 90, no. 12 (Dec., 1977)
Topic: Commerce
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Title from caption
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Topics: Supermarkets, Grocery trade, Food industry and trade
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 59, no. 12 (Dec., 1969)
Topics: Furniture, Furniture industry and trade, Interior decoration
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by British Museum. Dept. of Prints and Drawings; Franks, Augustus Wollaston, Sir, 1826-1897; Howe, Edward Russell James Gambier
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Title on spine: Catalogue of the Franks Collection of British & American bookplates
Topics: Bookplates, English, Bookplates, American, Book collectors
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 14 no. 12 (Dec., 1924)
Topics: Footwear industry, Shoes
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Forel, Auguste, 1848-1931
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Issued simultaneously as Die sexuelle Frage
Topic: Sex
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Chambers, A. C; Whymper, Emily Hepburn, 1833-1886, illustrator; Dickes, William, 1815-1892 (printer); Stanford, Edward, 1827-1904 engraver; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee
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Author identified in BM Cat and Halkett & Laing as Miss A. C. Chambers
Topics: Botany, Flowers, Wild flowers
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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1951-56 include supplement Electrical news; news supplement (alter Electrical news and engineering news; news supplement; and, 1956, Electrical equipment news) From Jan. 1957 Electrical equipment news becomes a separate publication
Topic: Electrical engineering
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Quebec (Province) Dept. of Education
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Title varies: 1828-1839/40, Reports from trustees of district and common schools, and Board of Education; 1841-66, Report of the Superintendent of Education for Lower Canada; 1867-1873/74, Report of the Minister of Public Instruction of the Province of Quebec; 1876/77-1877/78, 1879/80-18 Report of the Superintendent of Education for the Province of Quebec; 18 Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Province of Quebec
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Berthelot, M. (Marcellin), 1827-1907; Ruelle, Ch.-Em., 1833-1912
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Vol. 3 has half title only
Topic: Alchemy
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3 p. l., 244 p
Topic: Bible
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596
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RBSC copy: With microfilm duplicate (mfm. dup. 0208)
Topics: Weyer, Johann, 1515-1588, Demonomania, Magic, Witchcraft
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 59, no. 12 (Dec., 1969)
Topics: Furniture, Furniture industry and trade, Interior decoration
Vol. 1. Espagnol - françois - italien.- Vol. 2. François - italien - espagnol.- Vol. 3. Italien - françois - espagnol
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French language -- Dictionaries, Italian language -- Dictionaries,...
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D; Anguillara, Giovanni Andrea dell', ca. 1517-1565; Orologi, Giuseppe, d. 1576; Turchi, Franciscus, fl. 16th cent
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Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
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Title from caption
Topics: Credit, Credit
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942; Gibbs, George, 1870-1942
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Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by T. Eaton Co
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Description based on: no. 2 (1888)
Topics: T. Eaton Co, Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Ontario Historical Society; Ontario Historical Society. Papers and records
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Title varies: v. 1-38 (1899-1946) Papers and records
Topic: Ontario -- History -- Periodicals
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Dun, R. G. (Robert Graham), 1826-1900; Mercantile Agency
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"Containing ratings of the merchants, manufacturers, and traders generally, throughout the Dominion of Canada, New Foundland, Magdalen Islands, St. Pierre et Miquelon, with an appendix containing banking towns, banks, bankers, etc., collection laws of each province, etc., etc." Varies
Topics: Business, Merchants, Credit ratings, Industries
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Knowles & Maxim (Firm)
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Fisher copy: Leaf [1] mutilated
Topic: Penmanship
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
by Canadian Jewellers Association
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Title varies: Sept. 1879- Trader; -June 1958, The Trader and Canadian jeweller
Topics: Jewelry, Jewelry trade
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
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Caption title
Topic: Labor unions
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
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At head of title: Sadlier's New York stereotype edition
Topic: English language
Began publication in 1912
Topics: Marine engineering, Shipbuilding
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Stange, Albert, b. 1873
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Added t.p.: Germany and Canada
Topics: Germany -- Industries, Canada -- Industries
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947
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Topic: Geometry, Projective
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Mesmer, Franz Anton, 1734-1815
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Topics: Animal magnetism, Mesmerism
Vol. 1 and the first part of v. 2 paged continuously ([29], 990 p.) The remainder of v. 2 has two separate pagings ([19], 338, i.e. 324; [6], 104, [2] p.) and special title pages
Topics: Peace of Carlowitz, 1699, Islam
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Topic: Ethics
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Topics: Supermarkets, Grocery trade, Food industry and trade
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Oman, Charles William Chadwick, Sir, 1860-1946
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topic: Peninsular War, 1807-1814
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Topic: Astronomy
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Joyce, James, 1882-1941
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Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Description of series based on issue: v. 14 no. 12 (Dec., 1924)
Topics: Footwear industry, Shoes
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
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Monthly
Topics: Liquor industry, Tobacco industry
Includes advertisements
Topics: Ontario -- Gazetteers, Ontario -- Directories
At head of title: Maison centrale de droguerie fondée en 1816
Topics: Menier, pharmacien-droguiste, Pharmaceutical industry, Drugs
Thomas Fisher Arabic Collection
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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
by Camões, Luís de, 1524?-1580; Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890; Burton, Isabel, Lady, 1831-1896
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Includes the rejected stanzas (Estancias desprezadas): p. [417]-471
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by T. Eaton Co
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Description based on: no. 2 (1888)
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Topics: T. Eaton Co, Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs
Eight blank pages for additions follow p. 71
Topics: Synge family, Millington family
Source: folio
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[4], 296 leaves
Topic: Bible
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Im, Pang, 1640-1724; Yi, Yuk, 1438-1498; Gale, James Scarth, 1863-1937
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Topic: Tales
Thomas Fisher Canadiana Collection
by Dun, R. G. (Robert Graham), 1826-1900; Mercantile Agency
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"Containing ratings of the merchants, manufacturers, and traders generally, throughout the Dominion of Canada, New Foundland, Magdalen Islands, St. Pierre et Miquelon, with an appendix containing banking towns, banks, bankers, etc., collection laws of each province, etc., etc." Varies
Topics: Business, Merchants, Credit ratings, Industries