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Local History

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Dictionary of Canadian Biography
This is the online version of the multi-volume biographical reference tool with the same name.  To look for  Londoners, one can search by keywords, (London, Ontario), personal names or by region of birth (under browse function - North America - Canada - Ontario - Southwest). 

Treasures from the London Room: The Oldest Book

The oldest book in the library is the following item:  "Mechanick Powers: or,  the Mistery of Nature and Art Unvail'd" by Ven [terus] Mandey and J. [ames] Moxon, published in London, England in 1696. On the title page it states that the book was printed for the authors and sold by Ven.