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THEM DAYS, Stories of Early Labrador, Vol. 7 No. 2 (Volume 7, #2)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grand Falls, Robinson-Blackmore: 1981

Seller ID: 016033

Condition: Good


An issue of "a quarterly magazine dedicated to documenting and preserving the old ways and early days of Labrador." Contains stories and photographs dealing with Easter, skiing, skating, puzzles games, events, and much else. 64 pages, illustrated. Full length vertical crease to front cover, some foxing. View more info

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Truro Presbytery History Committee, A Tale of Two Centuries, Truro Presbytery -- Oldest in Canada, A Pictorial Supplement

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sackville, Truro Presbytery/United Church of Canada:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016588

ISBN: 0-919488-37-4

Condition: About Very Good


A collection of pictures of churches in the Truro presbytery, as well as photographs of ministers and missionaries from same, and a list of ministers and missionaries for whom there were no available photographs. 72 pages, illustrated. Impressions, moderate general wear. View more info

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General Map Showing European Frontiers, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Co. / Edinburgh Geographical Institute: 1914

Seller ID: 017071

Condition: Good to Very Good


A full-colour folding map showing European borders at the beginning of World War 1. Map is dissected (eighteen sections) mounted on gauze, and measures 23.5" high x 35.25" wide. Black cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover. Covers w/light scuffing to cloth, bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, half-inch separation to bottom right spine edge, light fraying. Map has moderate general wear, w/light soil to backing, previous owner's eight-line pencil notation... View more info

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The First Printing of THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, The John Dunlap Broadside

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017640

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue 6424 (aka Triumph), advertising the May 21, 1993, auction of what is quite possibly the most important piece of Americana there is: the first printing, first state, of John Dunlap's broadside, The Declaration of Independence. Contains much detail on the history of the document and its preparation, as well as a list of extant copies elsewhere. Folded facsimile of the document bound in. Light edgewear, tiny soil marks to covers, minor smudging to back cover, ... View more info

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In Their Very Own Words, Volume II

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boiestown, Central New Brunswick Woodmen's Museum: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017751

ISBN: 0-921865-09-0

Condition: Very Good


"First-person narratives about life in the 1900's in the Boiestown area on the Upper Southwest Miramichi." 319 pages, illustrated. Light edgewear, impressions, moderate general wear. View more info

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Early Schools of Kings County New Brunswick

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sussex, Kings County Retired Teachers' Association: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017942

Condition: Very Good to Fine


Contains a wealth of information on the 180 schools amd 15 parishes in Kings County, New Brunswick, much of it written by former teachers who describe their experiences in the profession. 272 pages, including indices. Internally tight and clearn, w/only mild general wear. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.2, November/Nov. 1943

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1943

Seller ID: 018011

Condition: Very Good


Contains articles on flora introduced to the neighbourhood of Windsor, N.S., the history of plum culture in New Brunswick, Part I of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, the golden-winged woodpecker, lead-zinc-silver ore in Reserve Brook, and more. Red wraps, pages 51-86, illustrated w/2 figures. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.4, November/Nov. 1944

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1944

Seller ID: 018013

Condition: Very Good


Contains articles on the spread of the beech scale (an insect introduced into the Maritimes), a list of flora introduced into the neighbourhood of Windsor, N.S., the birds found on a small area of Fredericton, N.B., the use of Fucus Vesiculosis and Fucus Nodosus as fertilizer, a Japanese beetle outbreak in Halifax, Part III of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, and more. Red wraps, pages 137-194, two in-text maps. Faded wraps, light general wear. Internall... View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.5, May 1945

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1945

Seller ID: 018014

Condition: Very Good


Contains articles on forest insects of Newfoundland, plutonic rocks of the Musquash area, wild plants as a source of carotene, skunk removal, repairing fractured deer bones, Part IV of a four-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, lepidoptera taken in and near Fredericton, the James S. Lord collection of birds' eggs, and more. Red wraps, pages 1-80, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 2 No.6, January/Jan. 1946

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1946

Seller ID: 018015

Condition: About Very Good


Contains articles on the biological reconnaissance of ponds in the P.E.I. national park, green-gilled clams and bivalves on P.E.I., using flight traps in studying aphid movement, the rock vole in New Brunswick, Jefferson's salamander on P.E.I., and more. Contributors include M.W. Smith, C.J. Kerswill, R.P. Gorham, F.C. Hirtle, C.C. Smith, Blythe Hurst, and Herbert Habeeb. Red wraps, pages 81-122, illustrated. Faded wraps (although every copy of this issue I've ever se... View more info

Aberdeen

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Historical Society (printed by Friesen Printers): 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017451

ISBN: 0-88925-375-7

Condition: Very Good


The history of a small Saskatchewan community, containing information on groups, businesses and people, with 160 pages of family histories, hundreds of photographs, and a number of recipes. Red cloth w/gilt illustration/spine lettering, 307 pages. Some spine slant, light corner wear, light general wear. A nice copy. This item weighs more than the average book, so additional postage may be required. View more info

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History of St. Paul's United Church, Sussex, N.B., 150 Years, in two sections, Section 1, 1827-1947, Section II

By: Aiton, Miss Grace, James M. Thomson, Anne Mills, and Mrs. Winnifred Conrad Thomson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sussex, Privately Published (printed by Maritime Publishing Ltd.): 1978

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 017475

Condition: Very Good


Section 1, covering the church's history until 1947, was written that year by Aiton, and Section II, updating it to 1977, was written in 1978 by Thomson, Mills and Thomson. 111 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

Alabama, Mounds to Missiles (inscribed & signed)

By: Akens, Helen Morgan, and Virginia Pounds Brown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Huntsville, The Strode Publishers: 1963

Edition: 2nd printing

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014585

Condition: Very Good


The story of the US state of Alabama, "from the time of the first cave dwellers to the present." This copy a gift to the family of former New Brunswick Lieutenant-Governor John Babbitt McNair, and bears inscription from one of the authors, on front end paper ("For the McNair family with best/wishes./Virginia Pounds Bouwn/June 1965"). Red cloth w/gilt lettering/design, 196 pages (including Acknowledgements, Index), illustrated by Don Davis. Wear to bottom ... View more info

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UNE PRESENCE QUI S'AFFIRME, La communaute acadienne et francophone de Fredericton, Nouveau-Brunswick (signed)

By: Allain, Greg, and Maurice Basque

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moncton, Les Editions de la Francophonie: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016357

ISBN: 2-923016-38-6

Condition: Very Good to Fine


French-language text. The authors provide a comprehensive history of the French and Acadian inhabitants of Fredericton, the capital city of New Brunswick, Canada. This copy inscribed and signed by both authors, on half-title. Bookmarker printed to accompany the book is laid it. 472 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. View more info

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Historic Bridgetown

By: Alleyne, Warren

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bridgetown, Barbados National Trust: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016584

Condition: Very Good


Alleyne offers historical information about the capital city of the Barbados, much of it not generally known prior to this publication. 117 pages, including index, illustrated. Some rubbing, a few impressions, previous owner's name to top of title page. An uncommon title. View more info

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B.G. Forselius, Kirjamees ja rahvavalgustaja (signed)

By: Andresen, Lembit

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tallinn, Eesti Raamat: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016009

ISBN: 5-450-01524-0

Condition: Very Good


Text in Estonian. B.G. (Bengt Gottfried) Forselius was a 17th-century Estonian educator who introduced a number of educational innovations, among them the creation of a spelling system that simplified both the teaching and learning of Estonian. An uncommon title, and if you can read Estonian, you can be the envy of everyone on your block. Navy leatherette w/gold lettering to front cover/spine, 116 pages. This copy inscribed on reverse of first end paper (my Estonian ... View more info

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The Ashanti Campaign of 1900

By: Armitage, Captain C.H., and Lieutenant-Colonel A.F. Montanaro

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sands & Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017650

Condition: Poor


In 1900, Sir Frederick M. Hodgson, governor of the Gold Coast, demanded to sit on the Golden Stool, sacred to the Ashanti people of the Akan interior (present-day Ghana). He hadn't a clue how serious his demand would seem to the Ashanti, who immediately prepared for and waged war rather than let the honour of their sacred object be thus demeaned. This is the story of the consequences, by two of the participants. This copy comes with a two-page printed insert from Hodg... View more info

The Story of Fredericton, 1848-1948, Fredericton's One Hundred (100) Years / Fredericton Then and Now

By: Baird, Frank, general editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, T. Amos Wilson: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018072

Condition: Very Good


An official centennial publication for New Brunswick's capital city, covering all aspects of the city's development and history. 265 pages, illustrated. A bit of edgewear, light general wear. A very nice copy. View more info

Milton and the Puritan Dilemma 1641-1660

By: Barker, Arthur E.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012269

ISBN: 0-8020-5025-5

Condition: Very Good


[1942]. An "analysis of the progressive definition of John Milton's social, political and religious opinions during the furtile years of the Puritan Revolution." Grey cloth, 440 pages (including Notes and Bibliography, Index). Only mild general wear, in dust jacket w/one chipped corner, light spine sunning. View more info

The Story of Man in Yellowstone (signed)

By: Beal, Merrill D.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, The Yellowstone Library and Museum Association: 1956

Edition: Revised edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005559

Condition: Very Good


Number 7 in the Yellowstone Interpretive Series. From John Colter and Jim Bridger to the Indians who seasonally visited Yellowstone, this is "a detailed and thorough history of the early explorers, and the later interesting development of the Park, including entertaining data on the evolution of transportation and accomodations." Dust jacket illustration and colour frontispiece by Bonner. Silver illustration on blue cloth, 320 pages (including Index), illustra... View more info

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ISRAEL KENNY, His Children and Their Families

By: Bell, E.W. (edited by Lilian M.B. Maxwell)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately printed: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018021

Condition: Very Good


A history of Israel Kenny and his family, who arrived in Maugerville, New Brunswick, in 1767 from Massachusetts. 111 pages, illustrated, 2 folding maps. Internally tight and clean, with light general wear. (C/IT) View more info

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ISRAEL KENNY, His Children and Their Families

By: Bell, E.W. (edited by Lilian M.B. Maxwell)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately printed: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018052

Condition: Very Good


A history of Israel Kenny and his family, who arrived in Maugerville, New Brunswick, in 1767 from Massachusetts. 111 pages, illustrated, 2 folding maps. Internally tight and clean, with light general wear. (C/IT) View more info

Forest Hill Cemetery: A Biographical Index

By: Bidlake, George C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fredericton, South Devon Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018158

ISBN: 0-9681347-3-4

Condition: Very Good


"A biographical index of those who are buried, or plan to be buried, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada." A comprehensive index, arranged alphabetically by surname. Contains a wealth of information of interest to historians and genealogists. 247 pages, including an index of the maiden names of wives and mothers, plus the surnames of other spouses, of the subjects of each entry. Light cover soil, light handling wear. Internally tight ... View more info

OTHER DAYS OTHER WAYS, Silhouettes of the Past in French Canada

By: Bouchard, Georges, M.P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1930

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008703

Condition: Good to Very Good


hoping to provide to the young a treasure trove of valuable information about times past in French Canada, the author offers a number of vignettes from his childhood, including looks at the Church, the Parish Priest, the Sexton, the Crier, the Blacksmith, the Shoemaker, the Miller, and much else; this copy inscribed, signed and dated on half-title by the author ("To Miss H.B. McCain/with the compliments of/a Quebec habitant/Georges Bouchard/St. Anne de la Pocatiere. ... View more info

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ABEGWEIT, the novel of Prince Edward Island (signed)

By: Boudreault, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Uigg, Abby Press:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Boudreault, on title page

Seller ID: 017344

ISBN: 0-9681171-0-4

Condition: About Very Good


No date (1996). Boudreault took fourteen years to write this novel, which tells the story of the beginnings of Canada's smallest province, Prince Edward Island, of "the Jolliets and Arsenaults, the first Acadians on its shores, and of the Mi'Kmaq people. And it is about the MacLachlans and McCallums and MacKays, and especially of the Stewarts and others who sweated for its salty bays and red soil." 497 pages (plus afterword, maps, brief author biography, Islan... View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Manitoba

By: Boyens, Ingeborg (managing editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Great Plains Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017616

ISBN: 1894283716

Condition: Near Fine


All aspects of Manitoba's "history, arts, politics, nature, geography, business and sports are explored in nearly 2,000 entries and essays, each researched and written by experts." This originally sold for $100 (okay, okay, it sold for $99.95, but if you think there's any significant difference, the tax people probably have some work for you). 824 pages (including recommended reading, index), illustrated. Impressions/scratches on back cover, in dust jacket w/l... View more info

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The Journey

By: Breault, Ann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Stephen, St. Croix Printing and Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016536

Condition: Good to Very Good


Published on the occasion of the ninetieth anniversary of the Roman Catholic Holy Rosary Parish in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. 160 pages (including appendices), illustrated. G-VG w/coffee stains to front cover, some edgewear, surface wear. Internally tight. View more info

Machines That Built America

By: Burlingame, Roger

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet Key Ks327: 1955

Edition: 1st Signet edition

Seller ID: 007956

Condition: Good


Originally published in hardcover in 1953, by Harcourt, Brace & Company. "From the automatic flour mills of Oliver Evans to Henry Ford's system of mass production, this is the adventurous and exciting story of the ingenious men whose inventions and enterprise welded a struggling young country into a great industrial nation." 166 pages (including index) + 2 pages of listings for other Mentor/Signet Key titles. Rubbing, reading crease, edgewear, small chip to ed... View more info

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Life and Letters, Lois Sybil Harrington & Edward Winslow-Spragge

By: Byers, Anne V. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Euros Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Numbered by Author

Seller ID: 017819

ISBN: 0-9685784-1-1

Condition: Near Fine


A limited edition of 100 copies, of which this is #88. The daughter of Lois Sybil Harrington and Edward Winslow-Spragge presents a collection of their correspondence during the years 1908-1950. Green cloth w/gilt lettering/illustration to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, 344 pages (including place index), illustrated with etchings and fold-outs. A very nice copy w/light soil to bottom edge, and a hint of a suggestion of light general wear. View more info

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HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF ANNAPOLIS, Including Old Port Royal and Acadia, with Memoirs of its Representatives in the Provincial Parliament, and Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of its Early English Settlers and Their Families.

By: Calnek, W.A. (edited/completed by A.W. Savary)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017718

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth w/gilt lettering/facsimile signature to front cover, gilt rule/decoration/lettering to spine, xvi, 660 pages (including additions and corrections, index), illustrated, frontispiece (folding plan for Fort Anne). Bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, light scuffing to cloth, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, small chip to top edge of front end paper, one leaf (133/4) improperly trimmed, same leaf with turned corner, moderate general wear. A ... View more info

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TRACKS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE, The S&L Commemorative History (signed)

By: Campbell, Brian, w/A.J.B. Johnston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, University College of Cape Breton Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Campbell & Johnston, on title page

Seller ID: 017599

ISBN: 0-920336-64-7

Condition: Very Good


A publication in honour of the Sydney and Louisburg Railway's one hundredth anniversary in 1995. 110 pages (including sources/bibliography), illustrated. Light edgewear, a bit of sunning, moderate general wear. View more info

FROM TIMBER TO BRICK, Oromocto Heritage Houses -- to 1950

By: Campbell, Eugene C., Ellen A. Wright, and G.S. d'Avray Bailey Jr. (edited by Michael O. Nowlan)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oromocto, Oromocto and Area Heritage Committee: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015423

Condition: Good


A history of the houses of the small community of Oromocto, New Brunswick, prior to the arrival of the Canadian military at CFB Gagetown in the early 1950s. Photocopied typescript, unpaginated, illustrated w/numerous photographs. Laid-in photocopied hand-drawn plan shows location of all the town’s houses in 1950. Photocopy is on two 8&1/2 x 11 sheets of paper. Soil to covers, smudging, tape pull to top right portion of front cover (does not interfere with cover let... View more info

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Islamic Contributions to Civilization

By: Cobb, Stanwood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, Avalon Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016321

Condition: Very Good


From the front panel: "A summation of the historic contributions of the Arabic-Islamic culture -- bridge between the ancient and modern worlds." Dark green cloth w/silver lettering to front cover/spine, 84 pages. Light wear to corners/spine ends, in dust jacket w/chipping, edge tears, 1" piece missing from spine, light soil, general wear. View more info

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The Journal and Biography of Nicholas Collin, 1746-1831

By: Collin, Nicholas (translated by Amandus Johnson)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The New Jersey Society of Pennsylvania (printed by Sinnickson Chew & Sons Company): 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017587

Condition: Very Good to Fine


Translated by Johnson from the original Swedish, this is the journal of "the last Rector from Sweden of the Old Swedes' Church in Philadelphia [who] was one of the outstanding personalities of his day, and widely known in the colonies." Collin "held advanced views on the conservation of forsts, on the protection of birds and animals, on the use of vegetable products for the manufacture of 'useful articles,' on city planning, and a dozen other subjects." ... View more info

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The Legend of Odysseus

By: Connolly, Peter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016653

ISBN: 0-19-917065-7

Condition: About Very Good


An award-winning adaptation, for younger readers, of Homer's story, "informed and enhanced by a detailed archaeological presentation of the Greek and Trojan way of life at the time of Odysseus. Site reconstructions, illustrations, maps and photographs, all in full colour, help to reveal the facts and faces behind one of the greatest stories ever written." 80 pages, including index. Impressions, remains of oval T.E.S. sticker to front cover (beneath Connolly's ... View more info

MAGNIFICENT ENTERTAINMENTS, Fancy Dress Balls of Canada's Governors General 1876-1898

By: Cooper, Cynthia

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Fredericton & Hull, Goose Lane Editions & Canadian Museum of Civilization: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015087

ISBN: 0-86492-187-X

Condition: Very Good


Tells the stories of four grand balls given between 1876 and 1898, detailing "the costumes, the nation-builders disguising entertainment as historical research, and the excitement of otherwise-forbidden sexual display." The number line on the copyright page ends in 2, but a quick call to the publisher confirms that this is the first (and only) edition of this work (for some unfathomable reason, Goose Lane number lines often begin with a 2 -- go figure). This co... View more info

Growing Up in North Ockendon and Upminster

By: Crabtree, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Romford, Ian Henry Publications: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013524

Condition: Good


The author tells of the people and history of the small English communities in which she lived. 78 pages (including Index), illustrated. Previous owner's notation/date along top edge of title page, moderate handling wear. View more info

A SEPARATE AND SPECIAL PLACE, An Appreciative History of Toronto's Queen Elizabeth Hospital on the Occasion of its 110th Anniversary

By: Craig, Barbara Lazenby, and Ronald K. MacLeod

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011274

ISBN: 0-9691780-0-X

Condition: Very Good


The hospital opened in 1874 as "a provider of palliative care for fourteen 'incurables,'" and at the time of publication had become "a modern facility dedicated to improving the quality of life for 600 in-patients and many more out-patients through programs of rehabilitation and preventive medicine." Foreword by Charles M. Laidley. Spruce cloth, 108 pages + appendices and motes, illustrated. A bit of slant, in lightly rubbed dust jacket. A nice copy. View more info

SUCCESS ON THE EDGE, portrait of a small town (signed)

By: Cran, Emily Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, New World Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012519

ISBN: 1-89581-11-1

Condition: As New


The author tells the history of Tignish, Prince Edward Island. Author has signed this copy on title page. 120 pages (including advertisements and order forms for other NWP titles), illustrated. An unread, copy. View more info

SUCCESS ON THE EDGE, portrait of a small town (signed)

By: Cran, Emily Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, New World Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012715

ISBN: 1-895814-11-1

Condition: As New


The author tells the history of Tignish, Prince Edward Island. Cran has signed this copy on title page. 120 pages (including advertisements and order forms for other NWP titles), illustrated. An unread copy. View more info

A History of the Russian Secret Service

By: Deacon, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New English Library/NEL 23370:

Seller ID: 014532

Condition: Very Good


Beginning with Ivan the Terrible's 'Oprichniki' and continuing until the time of original hardcover publication in 1972, this is the story of the Russian Secret Service, "crammed with fantastic stories of skulduggery and double-dealing down through the centuries." 352 pages (including Bibliography). Remainder stripe across top edge, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

A Short History Of The World

By: Dorey, J. Milnor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Permabooks P28/Perma Books: 1949

Edition: 1st Perma edition

Seller ID: his.00018

Condition: Very Good


"The absorbing story of mankind from the earliest civilizations, with a separate, vivid history of the United States from its discovery to the two world wars." 240 pages (including index), illustrated. Dusty edges, a bit of slant, and thin waterstained strip to top of first endpapers. View more info

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The Nova Scotia Eatons 1760-1975

By: Eaton, Charles Ernest

Price: $50.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Printed: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017118

Condition: Very Good


An impressive genealogy of thirteen generations of Eaton families descended from John and Anne Eaton of Salisbury and Haverhill, Massachusetts, after they left Wilfshire, England, for the New World. 836 pages, plus 18-page index of Eaton names, and 49-page index of other names, colour illustration of Eaton crest. Moderate general wear. This weighs more than the average book, so additional postage will probably be required. View more info

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THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE LOSSES AND SERVICES OF AMERICAN LOYALISTS 1783 TO 1785, Being the Notes of Mr. Daniel Parker Coke, M.P., One of the Commissioners During That Period

By: Egerton, Hugh Edward (editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Lenox Hill Pub. & Dist. Co. (Burt Franklin): 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017982

Condition: Very Good


"Reprinted from the original edition in the University of California at Berkeley Library." Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering. Foxed top edge, tiny soil mark to front cover, moderate wear to corners/spine ends. (C/WH) View more info

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IN BUCKS, A Second and Enlarged Edition of Old Works & Past Days in Rural Buckinghamshire

By: Eland, G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aylesbury, G.T. de Fraine & Co. Ltd.: 1923

Seller ID: 011907

Condition: About Very Good


As the sub-title suggests, a fond look at various aspects of rural Buckinghamshire, including its moats, water-mills and windmills, barns, duck decoys, cottages, and much else. Grey cloth w/black scythe illustration, cream cloth backstrip, 129 pages + Index (4 pages), 4 maps (3 in-text, 1 frontispiece fold-out), illustrated. Slight warp, tanned/foxed edges, previous owner's bookplate attached to front pastedown, off-setting to end papers, light tanning. View more info

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Living Learning Remembering (signed)

By: England, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Centre for Continuing Education/University of British Columbia/UBC: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016293

ISBN: 0-88843-124-4

Condition: Very Good


From the front flap: "These memoirs cover Robert England's three years as a teacher of Slawa Rural School (1920-3) in northern Saskatchewan, his co-operation with the Masonic Memorial Scholarship Scheme for fifty teachers in rural non-English-speaking districts (1921-4); his work as Continental Superintendent, Colonization Department, C.N.R. Europe (1924-9); as Western Manager, Colonization-Agriculture, C.N.R. Western Region (1930-6) and the Community Progress Compe... View more info

ABERDARE, Pictures From the Past, Volume Two

By: Evans, T.J., J.F. Mear, Lynne Bryn Jones, and Geoffrey Evans (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aberdare, Cynon Valley History Society: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013936

Condition: Very Good


A companion publication to 1986's Volume One, of which there were only 3000 copies printed, all of which were snapped up pretty quickly. This volume contains "nearly 200 photographs of local industrial, sporting, social and commercial scenes among others, together with a good selection of rail and road transport." An intriguing pictorial recored. Pictorial boards, unpaginated, colour frontispiece, Corrigenda to Volume One, Index of Plates, dust jacket illustratio... View more info

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The New Brunswick Militia Commissioned Officers' List 1787-1867

By: Facey-Crowther, David R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fredericton, The New Brunswick Genealogical Society (printed by Capital Free Press): 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018100

ISBN: 0-920051-04-9

Condition: Very Good


Begun in the mid-to-late 1960s as part of Facey-Crowther's master's thesis, this typescript monograph contains an alphabetized list of militia appointments arranged by county. Also contains dates of commissioning, retirement or resignation, ranks held, and when known, dates of departure from the region or dates of supersession. Typescript, 431 pages (including bibliography). Impressions/scratches to covers, sunned spine, light edgewear. Internally tight and clean. (... View more info

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At Them With the Bayonet

By: Featherstone, Donald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, New English Library (NEL) 01675: 1974

Edition: 1st NEL edition

Seller ID: 017286

ISBN: 0 450 01675 7

Condition: Very Good


Military History No. 3. "A story of bravery, stupidity and treachery played out under the blazing sun of the Punjab." 174 pages + 2 pages of advertisements for other NEL titles, illustrated w/in-text maps. Tanning, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Early New Brunswick Photographs Vol. II: People at Work and Play

By: Fellows, Robert F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Privately printed: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018089

ISBN: 0-9690830-1-7

Condition: Near Fine


"A selection of photographs from the collections at the Provincial Archives" of New Brunswick. 52 pages (including list of plates and photographers). Small nick to top spine, light general wear. View more info

EXPANDING FORESTRY HORIZONS, A History of the Canadian Institute of Forestry--Institut Forestier du Canada

By: Fensom, K.G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canadian Institute of Forestry--Institut Forestier du Canada: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013603

Condition: Very Good


The title pretty much covers the contents of this one. The author has signed and dated ("Fredericton, N.B.,/August 29/72/Ken Fensom") this copy on title page. Illustrated blue & green on tan cloth, 547 pages (including appendix), illustrated. Light edgewear, titles rubbed on spine, moderate general wear. A nice copy. Uncommon signed. View more info

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The Feather Men

By: Fiennes, Ranulph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Signet 74550: 1992

Edition: 7th printing

Seller ID: 018110

ISBN: 0-45-117455-0

Condition: Good


"In the years between 1977 and 1990, a group of hired assassins known as the Clinic tracked down and killed four British soldiers, one at a time. Two of the victims were ex-SAS. All fiour had fought in the Arabian desert./The Feather Men were recruited to hunt the Clinic. Without their intervention more soldiers would have died. At the end of their operation they asked Ranulph Fiennes, one of the world's best-known explorers and himself a former SAS officer, to t... View more info

State of the Controversy Betwixt United and Separate Parliaments

By: Fletcher of Saltoun, Andrew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Saltire Society/William Blackwood: 1982

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 006803

Condition: Very Good to Fine


Number 3 in the New Series of Saltire Pamphlets, this one reissuing a work originally published anonymously in 1706 (but thought to be the work of Andrew Fletcher), examining the merits of union with England. Introduction by P.H. Scott. 34 pages, including Further Reading. Sticker shadow to bottom right corner of front cover. View more info

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Second Report of the Bureau of Archives For the Province of Ontario 1904, Part I & Part II (United Empire Loyalists)

By: Fraser, Alexander

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1994

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 017968

ISBN: 0-8063-1404-4

Condition: Fine


Facsimile edition of tomes first published in 1905 with the sub-title, "United Empire Loyalists, Enquiry into the Losses and Services in Consequence of Their Loyalty, Evidence in the Canadian Claims." Contains accounts of Loyalist land claims dealt with by the British after that bit of unpleasantness that was the American Revolutionary War. Archivist Fraser also provides a brief history of the circumstances fostering the Loyalist migration to the Great White No... View more info

Ontario Since 1867, A Bibliography

By: French, Goldwin S., and Peter N. Oliver (editors)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ministry of Colleges and Universities:

Seller ID: 014174

Condition: Very Good


A title from the Ontario Historical Studies Series. 330 pages. Moderate general wear. View more info

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THE CHILDREN OF PAUL'S: the story of a theatre company, 1553-1608 (signed)

By: Gair, Reavley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016885

ISBN: 0 521 24360 2

Condition: Good to Very Good


From the front flap: "Between 1553 and 1608 St Paul's Cathedral housed one of the earliest London theatre companies, a commercially successful playhouse whose actors were drawn from the choirboys under the directior of their choir master. These were the Children of Paul's." This copy inscribed and signed by Gair, on title page. Chocolate cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 213 pages (including notes, select bibliography, index), illustrated. A bit of slant, light ... View more info

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The Establishment of Canadian Diplomatic Status at Washington

By: Galbraith, John S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018122

Condition: Very Good


University of California Publications in History, Volume 41. 119 pages (including notes, bibliography, index). Some edgewear, impressions, University of New Brunswick library stamp to front cover, sunned spine/edges. Internally tight and clean. View more info

The Sunshine Settlers

By: Garstin, Crosbie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1971

Edition: 1st Books of Rhodesia edition

Seller ID: 013981

Condition: Good


Originally published in 1918, this is a facsimile re-issue of the 1935 edition, with additions. "A series of light-hearted and humorous African sketches of [Garstin's] years spent in Matabeleland." Blue cloth w/silver foil lettering to front cover/spine, 240 pages, illustrated by Daphne James and Leslie Johnson, frontispiece. Dust jacket in a protective mylar sleeve. View more info

The Bibliography of Ontario History/La Bibliographie d'histoire ontarienne 1976-1986

By: Gervais, Gaetan, Gwenda Hallsworth, and Ashley Thomson (ed's.)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto & Oxford, Dundurn Press: 1989

Seller ID: 008115

ISBN: 1-55002-031-5

Condition: Very Good


bemoaning the fact that some difficulty was experienced in locating information regarding publications devoted to the history of Ontario, the editors "have attempted to rectify this problem by gathering together academic and popular publications from the years 1976 to 1986."; text in English et en francais; blue leatherette w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 605 pgs. incl. indices; a bumped corner, light corner/spine end wear, mild general wear; View more info

The Bibliography of Ontario History/La Bibliographie d'histoire ontarienne 1976-1986

By: Gervais, Gaetan, Gwenda Hallsworth, and Ashley Thomson (editors)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto & Oxford, Dundurn Press: 1989

Seller ID: 011867

ISBN: 1-55002-031-5

Condition: Very Good


Bemoaning the fact that some difficulty was experienced in locating information regarding publications devoted to the history of Ontario, the editors "have attempted to rectify this problem by gathering together academic and popular publications from the years 1976 to 1986." Text in English et en francais. Blue leatherette w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 605 pages (including Indices). Gently bumped corners, light corner/spine end wear, mild general wear. View more info

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The Sleeping Buddha, The Story of Afghanistan Through the Eyes of One Family (signed)

By: Ghafour, Hamida

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, McArthur & Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016644

ISBN: 139781552786444

Condition: As New


Ghafour "fled Khabul with her parents as a small child in 1981," and returned in 2003 as a journalist for the Daily Telegraph, "reporting for the paper, seeing more of the place that she and her family had once called home." This copy signed by Ghafour, on title page. Black cloth w/silver spine lettering, 336 pages (including acknowledgements, bibliography, index), illustrated w/photographs. An unread copy. View more info

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The Ramblings of a Prairie Rover (signed)

By: Giles, Laurence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victoria, Victoria Family History Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Giles, on title page

Seller ID: 018112

Condition: Very Good


Giles, born in 1913 in rural Saskatchewan, here recounts the story of his life, with observations on a variety of subjects. Typescript, 188 pages, illustrated. A bit of edgewear, 1/4" tear to top edge of front cover, scuffed covers, light general wear. Uncommon. View more info

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Middle Caraquet -- The Lean Years (signed)

By: Gionet, Albert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pompano Beach, Exposition Press of Florida, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017039

ISBN: 0-682-40353-9

Condition: Very Good


Gionet's memoir of growing up in Middle Caraquet, New Brunswick. The memoir began as "a series of short pieces Mr. Gionet would send to members of his family every year for Christmas in lieu of traditional cards." The copy inscribed and signed, on half-title. Inscription reads, "To John & Marguerite:/May you enjoy this/book as much as I've/enjoyed writing it./Love and best wishes/Bert." Laid in is a full-page typewritten letter from Gionet to the afor... View more info

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Catholics and the American Revolution, Volume II/Vol. 2

By: Griffin, Martin I.J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Self-published: 1909

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 016277

Condition: About Very Good


#671 of 1,000 copies. This is the original book, not one of those gawdawful print-on-demand things. Maroon cloth w/gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, untrimmed fore- and bottom edges, 400 pages, colour frontispiece. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends/edges, sunned (legible) spine, sunning to top edge of back cover, minor abrasions to front end paper (looks like a previous owner's bookplate might have been removed), tanning. The quite uncommon middle volume of a th... View more info

The Hundred Years

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton / H&S: 1939

Edition: 7th edition/1st Black Jacket edition

Seller ID: 007957

Condition: Very Good


Presents what the author considers the highlights of the one hundred-year-period from 1837 to 1936. Blind-ruled diagonally on grey cloth, black spine lettering, 320 pages, including index. An uncommon edition of a respected work. Tanning, light general wear, in dust jacket w/flaking to spine ends, 1/4" closed tear to top edge of front panel, light general wear. A nice copy. View more info

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MAKING UP THE STATE, Women in 20th-Century Atlantic Canada

By: Guildford, Janet, and Suzanne Morton (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Acadiensis Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018024

ISBN: 0919107214

Condition: Fine


A collection of articles showing "how women helped 'make up' the modern state in Atlantic Canada." Contributors include Sharon Myers ("The Apocrypha of Minnie McGee: The Murderous Mother and the Multi-Vocal State in 20th-Century Prince Edward Island"), Shannon M. Risk ("The Magnitude of My Services: Minnie Bell Adney and the Women of Woodstock"), Sharon M. H. MacDonald ("A Passionate Voice for Equality, Justice, and Peace: Nova Scotia's Ma... View more info

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The Colonial Schooner 1763-1775

By: Hahn, Harold M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018022

ISBN: 0 85177 215 3

Condition: Very Good


Hahn gives the historical background of the Colonial Schooner, then details models of the ships. Red cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 176 pages, illustrated. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. A nice copy. View more info

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DELTA HARVEST, An authentic story of a hardwood harvest interwoven with intriguing romance

By: Hanlon, Howard A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Watkins Glen, Watkins Review: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014252

Condition: Very Good to Fine


The author "describes the emergence and continuity of a great segment of the American lumber industy over more than three score years; and has beautifully told the story of men, who while intensely competitive, managed to maintain a spirit of comradery and deep friendships lasting a life time." A scarce title, especially in condition. Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 395 pages, illustrated, map end papers. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, in dust jacket w/... View more info

THE FIRST ALBERTANS, An Archaeological Search

By: Helgason, Gail

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Lone Pine Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015583

ISBN: 0-919433-19-7

Condition: Very Good


222 pages (including appendix, glossary, bibliography), illustrated. Two previous owner's stamps to half-title, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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History of Coal Mining and Other Related Industries in the Minto & Chipman Areas 1783-1978

By: Higgins, Douglas H. (compiled by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately Printed (printed by Capital Free Press): 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016696

Condition: Near Fine


Higgins presents his informal history "with the help of many of the older people of this community and records of mining engineers, and from the research" he conducted at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. Also contains much information on local families, lumber companies, railways, land grants, and so on. An uncommon item. Maroon cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 240 pages (including appendix), illustrated. View more info

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The Carleton County Council

By: Homer, Ken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017984

Condition: Near Fine


A scarce commemorative booklet containing the names and accomplishments of the members of New Brunswick's Carleton County Council from its inception in 1852 until its dissolution in 1966. 66 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

JACK TAR IN HISTORY, Essays in the History of Maritime Life and Labour

By: Howell, Colin, and Richard Twomey (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Acadiensis Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018159

ISBN: 0-919107-32-X

Condition: Fine


A collection of original essays "fascinating not only for labor and maritime history, but for understanding the eighteenth century and the ongoing radical traditions carried by seafarers." Afterword by Gregory S. Kealey. 275 pages (including list of contributors). An unread copy. View more info

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Jewish Themes in English and Polish Culture

By: Janicka-Swiderska, Irena, Jerzy Jarniewicz, and Adam Sumera (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lodz, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Lodzkiego (University of Lodz): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016894

ISBN: 83-7171-367-3

Condition: About Very Good


A collection of articles that "came into being as a result of a four-year scholarly link (1995/1996--1998/1999) between the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, and the Department of English Literature and Culture as well as -- in the last two years -- the Department of Studies in English Drama and Poetry, University of Lodz." Contributors include Jacques Berthoud, Richard Drain, Maria Edelson, Dorota Filipczak, editors Jarniewicz an... View more info

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WILDERNESS WOMEN, Canada's forgotten history (signed)

By: Johnston, Jean

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peter Martin Associated Limited: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017238

ISBN: 0-88778-084-9

Condition: Very Good


The stories of eight women "who played indispensible roles in the exploration of North America and the development of Canada. The women include Gudrid the Viking, Marguerite de Roberval, Jeanne Mance, Molly Brant, Marie-Anne Lagimodiere, Amelia Douglas, Charlotte Selina Bompas, and Martha Black. This copy inscribed and signed by Johnston, thusly: "Sylvia Keresztes/Jan 24, 1974/Your friend/Jean Johnston". Uncommon signed. Pale green cloth w/gilt spine let... View more info

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Latvija (Latvia)

By: Kaminskis, Viktors, V. Lamsters, H. Ritums, and J. Viduma Tulkojums

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Apgada, Dzintarzeme: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015728

Condition: Good


English/Latvian-language publication containing information about the country and changes to it throughout the centuries. 193 pages, illustrated w/hundreds of black-and-white and sepia photographs of people, places and culture, with some colour illustrations and a fold-out map. Light cover soil/dampstaining, bottom 3/4" chipped from spine, dampstaining to top edge resulted in some pages being stuck together along top edges, with some minor loss of paper when separa... View more info

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The Open Hand

By: Kearney, W.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hartland, Hartland Publishers Ltd. (Carle A. Rigby and Roderick Cummings): 1981

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 017472

ISBN: 0-9690891-3-9

Condition: Near Fine


"An Epic Poem Dealing With The Early Settlement of Maine and New Brunswick, Founded on Tradition." First printed in 1864, and reprinted in 1926, before this "exact reproduction" of the latter. 58 pages. Light general wear. View more info

Llantwit Major in Camera

By: Kelly, Vivian

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Llantwit, Major Local History Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014425

Condition: Very Good


A pictorial record of a stone-built town Welsh town "whose appearance and way of life have changed enormously in the last hundred years." Preface by Professor Glyn Daniel. Brown cloth w/gilt lettering, unpaginated, illustrated. Dust jacket w/light edgewear, some sunning. View more info

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Eothen

By: Kinglake, A.W. (Alexander William)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Easton Press edition

Seller ID: 017701

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1844 by J. Ollivier, Kinglake details his journeys through Syria, Egypt and Palestine. Gilt decorations to maroon leather covers, gilt decorations/lettering to spine, raised bands, all edges gilt, silk end papers, ribbon bookmark, 240 pages, frontispiece, unused Easton Press bookplate laid in. Light scuffing to gilt edges, a hint of edgewear. A very nice copy. View more info

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Out of the Depths (signed)

By: Knockwood, Isabelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lockeport, Roseway Publishing: 1994

Edition: 2nd edition, 2nd printing

Inscription: Signed by Knockwood, on title page

Seller ID: 016975

ISBN: 0-9694180-6-X

Condition: Very Good


"The Experiences of Mi'kmaw Children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia." Above her signature Knockwood has written the year (2000), and beneath it, "Keep the healing circle strong." 159 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Annals of Calais, Maine and St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Including the Village of Milltown, Me., and the present Town of Milltown, N.B. (Beginnings, The Settlement of The St. Croix Valley)

By: Knowlton, Rev. I.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Stephen, Print'N Press Ltd.:

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 017306

Condition: About Very Good


Originally published in 1875 as 'Annals of Calais, Maine and St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Including the Village of Milltown, Me., and the present Town of Milltown, N.B.' before this undated reprint, published as 'Beginnings, The Settlement of The St. Croix Valley.' Contains much information on the area, including genealogical material. 129 pages, including appendix. Rubbing, previous owner's name to top edge of front cover, handling wear, impressions, light soil. View more info

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National Library of Canada: a bibliography / Bibliotheque nationale du Canada: une bibliographie

By: Larouche, Irma (compiled by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Library of Canada: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017544

ISBN: 0-660-50210-0

Condition: Very Good


"Brings together in one place, for the first time, a complete and thorough guide to the pre-history, beginnings and expansion" of the National Library of Canada. Foreword by Guy Sylvestre. Printed in English and French. 179 pages (including reference sources and index). Reading crease to spine, moderate handling wear. View more info

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THE NACKAWIC BEND, 200 years of history

By: Lawson, Patricia M., Gail Farnsworth, and M. Anne Hartley (compilers)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Nackawic, Town of Nackawic: 1985

Seller ID: 017254

ISBN: 0-9691885-0-1

Condition: Very Good


The scarce hardcover edition of this title published in commemoration of New Brunswick's 200th anniversary. "This treasure of historical accounts covers life on the Nackawic Bend for over 200 years. It includes the Indian legend of the golden calf, French buried treasure, first settlers, the Devil at Nackawic, the drowning of Pokiok Falls and the building of New Brunswick's newest town." Contains a wealth of family stories told through the generations, with fur... View more info

Lament for the Molly Maguires

By: Lewis, Arthur H.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008588

Condition: Good


a history of the Molly Maguires, a group of some six hundred or so Irish immigrants who, in the mid-1800s, finding hunger, poverty, prejudice and hopelessness in the anthracite regions of Pennsylvania, banded together in a secret society that tyrannized large communities through coercion, beatings and death; green cloth, 308 pgs.; bumped/moderately worn corners/spine ends, tanning, light soil to bottom edge, previous owner's embossed seal to title page; price-clipped dj ... View more info

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TRACING SHADOWS, The Record of a 19th Century Vermont Family

By: Lincoln, Elizabeth Sharpe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: East Greenwich, privately published: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012769

Condition: Very Good


The author presents the life and times of Ann Eliza Brown Winslow and her family. 110 pages (including Notes, Bibliography, unused Errata and Notes pages), illustrated. Moderate general wear. View more info

PURSUIT OF PEACE, Historic Tales of Battleford

By: Loscombe, Violet

Price: $11.50

Publisher: North Battleford, The Battlefords North West Historical Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013574

Condition: Very Good


A compilation of many of the author's newspaper columns dealing with the history of her community and her province of Saskatchewan. 162 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. View more info

THE WAY OF A SHIP, A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail

By: Lundy, Derek

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf/Random House of Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013734

Condition: As New


1st printing w/complete number sequence. The author places his great-great uncle on board a square-rigger rounding Cape Horn at the end of the 19th century, "and brings to life the ship's community as it performs the work of sailing a square-rigger across the sea," telling the story of men who "were sleep deprived and malnourished, at times half-starved," and who faced the all-too-real threat of scurvy. Signed by Lundy, on title page. Black boards w/gilt ... View more info

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Epochal History of the International Typographical Union

By: Lynch, James M. (compiled under the supervision and direction of)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, International Typographical Union: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016989

Condition: Good


The story of a committed, patriotic union that fought for a number of causes. 108 pages. Edgewear, bottom 1" of spine torn, thin partial crease to front cover, light cover soil, deep impressions to back cover and last dozen or so pages (no torn paper). Internally tight. View more info

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The Return of the Massachusetts Loyalists

By: Maas, David Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, UMI: 1984

Edition: Facsimile edition

Seller ID: 017976

Condition: Very Good


A facsimile of a thesis submitted in 1972 "in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (History) at the University of Wisconsin." Blue buckram w/gilt spine lettering, 574 pages (including table of symbols, appendix, bibliography). Moderate general wear, sticker to front pastedown indicating that previous owner had donated the book to the historical collection of a local library (owner subsequently withdrew the book, and gav... View more info

The Evolution of Business Education in New Brunswick, 1784-1984

By: Macdougall, Margaret J.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Saint John, ImPresses & Margaret J. Macdougall: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014463

ISBN: 0-9697706-3-4

Condition: Very Good


Traces the development of business education in the New Brunswick public school programme. Foreword by T.W. Acheson. 469 pages (including Appendices, Selected Bibliography, Index, Author Biography). Light surface wear, moderate corner wear. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

The Evolution of Business Education in New Brunswick, 1784-1984

By: Macdougall, Margaret J.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Saint John, ImPresses & Margaret J. Macdougall: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014609

Condition: Very Good


Traces the development of business education in the New Brunswick public school programme. Foreword by T.W. Acheson. 469 pages (including Appendices, Selected Bibliography, Index, Author Biography). Light surface wear, moderate corner wear, general handling wear. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

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SHOULDER TO SHOULDER, The Story of the Road Builders Association of New Brunswick

By: MacIntosh, Lane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Road Builders Association of New Brunswick: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016958

ISBN: 0986513008

Condition: Fine


"The story of how a group of visionary contractors and businessmen joined together in 1958, and through the creation of the Road Builders Association of New Brunswick, ushered in the province's golden age of road building." Black cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 122 pages, illustrated. Dust jacket w/light rubbing, shallow impressions. A nice copy. View more info

Boilermakers on the Prairies

By: MacIntosh, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Winnipeg & Edmonton, Lodge 146 and Lodge 555/International Brotherhood of Boilermakers/Iron Ship Builders/Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007634

Condition: Very Good


covering a period from the late 1800's to the 1980's, this tome "parallels chronologically the establishment and history of the International Brotherhood."; Foreword by Governor General Edward Schreyer ("Foreword" is twice misspelled as "Forward", once on the Contents page and once on the Foreword page itself); blue cloth, 174 pgs. incl. Agreements and List of Illustrations; moderate wear to corners/spine ends; dj w/moderate wear to corners/spine ... View more info

THE GLEN, "An Gleann 's an Robh Mi Og"

By: MacLellan, Father Malcolm

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Antigonish, Casket Printing and Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013398

Condition: Near Fine


Although where the people are concerned "a slight dash of the fictional is included," the author writes of his life in Glenville, Cape Breton, and relates some of the area's history. 99 pages. Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. A scarce item. View more info

Saint Paul's United Church History 1932--1982

By: MacLeod, Dr. D.J., and E.L. MacFarlane, edited by Pauline Lacey Boyd

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Fredericton, No publisher:

Edition: Revised & Updated edition

Seller ID: 005233

Condition: Near Fine


No date (circa 1982). The Saint Paul's United Church in question is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and the first part of the history (from 1932 to 1967) was written by Dr. MacLeod, with revisions and continuation (from 1967 to 1982) undertaken by MacFarlane. Contains chapters on the ministers of the church, their organizations, adminstrative structure and responsibilities, services, milestones, and much else. 85 pages, illustrated. Some light scuffing, a hint... View more info

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PRIDE OF PLACE, The Life and Times of Cape Breton Heritage Houses (signed)

By: MacLeod, Mary K., James O. St. Clair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, University College of Cape Breton Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & signed by authors, on title page

Seller ID: 017553

ISBN: 0-920336-56-6

Condition: Near Fine


MacLeod and St. Clair take a look at 25 historic Cape Breton buildings, one of which was built in the late 1780s, nineteen of which were erected in the 1800s, and the rest constructed in the 1900s. 175 pages, illustrated, cover illustration by Barry Gabriel. Light wear to edges/corners, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

DAYS OF LORNE, From the Private Papers of the Marquis of Lorne 1878-1883 in the possession of the Duke of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, Scotland

By: MacNutt, W. Stewart

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Fredericton, Brunswick Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013826

Condition: Good


"'Days of Lorne,' biographical and based on authoritative material previously unpublished, is a cross-section of Canadian history in graphic, lively style, during one of the brighter and more promising interludes of the nineteenth century...the governor-generalship of the Marquis of Lorne in the years 1878 to 1883." Brown cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 262 pages (including Index), illustrated. Pages vii through x unattached but present (a quick examination indicat... View more info

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A SHORT HISTORY OF ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, The Port Royal of the French, From its Settlement in 1604 to the Withdrawal of the British Troops in 1854

By: MacVicar, W.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Copp, Clark Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017986

Condition: Fair


127 pages + 6 pages of advertisements, folding map. Portions of spine wraparound missing, light internal soil, chipping to cover edges, previous owner's name/date/address to front end paper. Regrettably, the front cover is detached (but present), or this would grade somewhat higher. But it is, so this doesn't. (C/WH) View more info

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Our Golden Anniversary, Anderson Road

By: Madore, Teresa

Price: $75.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately published: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017949

Condition: Good to Very Good


A celebration of the 50 years of the Anderson Road Church in rural New Brunswick. Includes considerable information on the construction of Anderson Road itself, a history of the area, and many genealogical details about the area's parishoners and residents. 248 pages, copiously illustrated. Moderate discolouration/soil to covers, impressions/scratches, creased corners, light edge soil, a few gift inscriptions to first end paper, general wear. A scarce item. View more info

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The History Of Local Government In New South Wales

By: Maiden, H. E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: his.00020

Condition: Very Good


"In examining the growth of local government legislation and administration in New South Wales, this book touches on many important and little-known aspects of the State's history -- from the work of the early Governors, through the period when efforts to make local councils function were frustrated in the Legislative Council and by citizens who preferred to improvise public utilities rather than pay taxes, down to the passing of the Act which is the basis of present... View more info

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Travels in North America

By: Mann, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Fredericton, Saint Annes Point Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Saint Annes Point Press edition

Seller ID: 013016

ISBN: 0-920762-02-6

Condition: As New


Reissue of the 1824 edition published by A. Young of Glasgow. An unnumbered copy from an edition of 1000 copies. Introduction by Saint Thomas University Professor William A. Spray. The story of the author's 1816-to-1823 meanderings through Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Maine, Massachusetts and New York. Tan cloth, 50 pages. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

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Travels in North America

By: Mann, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Fredericton, Saint Annes Point Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Saint Annes Point Press edition

Seller ID: 016445

ISBN: 0-920762-02-6

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue of the 1824 edition published by A. Young of Glasgow. An unnumbered copy from an edition of 1,000 copies. Introduction by Saint Thomas University Professor William A. Spray. The story of the author's 1816-23 meanderings through Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Maine, Massachusetts and New York. Tan cloth, 50 pages. A little foxing to inner edges of cloth. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

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Learning the Hard Way

By: Mantle, Craig Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston, Canadian Defence Academy Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017752

ISBN: 0-662-45313-1

Condition: Very Good


Published simultaneously with the hardcover. Sub-titled "The leadership experiences of Lieutenant Agar Adamson during the South African War, 1899-1902," this one tells the story of Adamson pleading "for a commission that would take him to South Africa in the service of Queen and Empire," where "he quickly discovered the difficulties of leading soldiers in battle and of leading them well." 111 pages (including map and image credits, select biblio... View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 1: The English Normans & Plantagenets

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016178

Condition: Very Good


The first of "a series of booklets on the Sovereigns of England, from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 18 pages (including genealogical tables), illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 2: Lancaster and York, The Tudors

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016179

Condition: Very Good


The second of "a series of booklets on the Sovereigns of England, from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 18 pages (including genealogical tables), illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 5: Queen Victoria

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016180

Condition: Very Good


The fifth of "a series of booklets on the Sovereigns of England, from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 18 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 6: Edward VII

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016181

Condition: Very Good


The sixth of "a series of booklets on the Sovereigns of England, from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 18 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 7: George V

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016182

Condition: Very Good


The seventh of "a series of booklets on the Sovereigns of England, from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 18 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 8: Edward VIII & George VI

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016183

Condition: Very Good


The eighth of "a series of booklets on the Sovereigns of England, from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 18 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 9: Elizabeth II

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016184

Condition: Very Good


The ninth of "a series of booklets on the Sovereigns of England, from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 22 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

Sovereigns of England Series, No. 10: Royal Residences of England and Scotland

By: Margerison, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thorpe Bay, Essex, Privately Published: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016185

Condition: Very Good


The tenth of "a series of booklets on the kings and queens from the earliest years of the post-Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest through the ages to the present day." 18 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. An uncommon item. View more info

HERITAGE CANADA, Vol. 2, No. 1, Winter/hiver 1976

By: McDougall, Terry (editor)

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 014883

Condition: Very Good


A bilingual (English and French) magazine "dedicated to the preservation and conversation of Canada's man-made and natural heritage." Contributions from Shannie Duff and Beverley Miller, Jean Ball, John Molgaard, Michael Harrington, Shane O'Dea, R.A.J. Phillips, others. 44 pages, illustrated. View more info

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IN SEARCH OF THE HIGHLANDS, Mapping the Canada-Maine Boundary, 1839, The Journals of Featherstonhaugh and Mudge, August to November 1839

By: McEwen, Alec (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Acadiensis Press: 1988

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: 018081

ISBN: 0-919107-13-3

Condition: Fine


120 pages (including appendix, further reading, index), 1 portrait, 2 maps. An unread copy. View more info

The Visionaries, 1916-1991/Visionnaires, 1916-1991

By: McGee, Arlee Hoyt (Editor/Rédacteur George Bergeron)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB)/L'Association des infirmières et infirmiers du Nouveau-Brunswick: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by McGee, on English title page

Seller ID: 009966

ISBN: 1-8956113-00-0

Condition: Good


Written in English on one side, French on the other, this is a history of professional nursing in New Brunswick, compiled to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nurses Association of New Brunswick. Covers the entire range of material, including a wealth of photographs and information on the years prior to NANB's formation, its members, presidents, awards, schools, and much else. 94 pages (English side) including Sources Consulted and Photo Credits; 102 pages (Frenc... View more info

A Short History of the Scottish Coal-Mining Industry

By: McKechnie, James, and Murray Macgregor (editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The National Coal Board, Scottish Division: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006436

Condition: Good to Very Good


Intended primarily for school use, by senior pupils. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to front cover, 116 pages, including Index, illustrated, colour frontispiece, errata slip tipped-on at bottom of page 116. Moderate corner/spine end wear, tape stains to pastedowns/end papers, sticker shadow to top edge of front pastedown, previous owner's named inked out at top of front free end paper, previous owner's initials in top right corner of front free end paper, light foxing to e... View more info

HISTORY IN THE MAKING IV: The Proceedings of Concordia University's Fourth Annual Conference for Graduate Students of History

By: McLinton, Jason, and Isabelle Roy (editors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, Concordia University: 1998

Seller ID: 014776

ISBN: 0-9680477-0-X

Condition: Near Fine


A publication intended "to offer graduate students in history from nearby academic institutions the opportunity to present their work to a larger historical audience." Contributors to this volume include Nancy Renwick, Mark Proudman, Carl Fournier and Serge Granger from Concordia, Claude Bernard from Universite de Montreal, Christopher O'Shea from University of Guelph, and Daniel Mackenzie from Memorial University. An Appendix contains material from Mark Savoie... View more info

Meadows, Centennial 1970

By: Meadows Women's Auxiliary Community Club (compilers)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Meadows, Meadows W.A. Community Club: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009907

Condition: Very Good


Published as a Centennial project on the occasion of the Province of Manitoba's 100th anniversary, this contains all the information you'd want to know about the small Manitoba community and its history. 72 pages, illustrated, 2 fold-out diagrams. Moderate general wear. Uncommon View more info

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THE COMPANY STORE, James Bryson McLachlan and the Cape Breton Coal Miners 1900-1925

By: Mellor, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada Limited: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017884

ISBN: 0-385-12812-6

Condition: Very Good


The story of "police brutality and murder, mass demonstrations, rebellion, scandalous politicking, and most of all, desperate poverty and hunger" during the Cape Breton coal miners' battles with mining companies during the first quarter of the last century. Black boards w/dark goldenrod cloth backstrip, gilt spine lettering, 362 pages (including bibliography, acknowledgements, index), illustrated. Mild general wear in price-clipped dust jacket w/sunned spine, i... View more info

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GREAT VILLAGE HISTORY Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Great Village Women's Institute 1920-1960

By: Members of the Nova Scotia Women's Institute

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Women's Institute: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017922

Condition: Good


A history of the small Nova Scotia community, containing much of interest to local historians and genealogists. 155 pages, illustrated. Edgewear, paper lifting from top and bottom spine, previous owner's name/date to title page, turned corners, light cover smudging, moderate general wear. View more info

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History of Upper Woodstock

By: Miller, Maud Henderson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint John, Globe Printing Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018101

Condition: Very Good


After bemoaning the government-sanctioned availability of rum, and making it clear that everyone in the old days in the Woodstock area was God-fearing and industrious (and certainly not rich), Miller provides details of the area's history, with occasional subjective comments about the lamentable state of affairs in the 1940s-style version of the area. 165 pages, illustrated, Correction slip bound in at front. Edgewear, creased covers, a little bit of internal soiling. ... View more info

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Loyalist Georgia

By: Mitchell, Robert Gary

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, UMI: 1984

Edition: Facsimile edition

Seller ID: 017978

Condition: Very Good


A facsimile of a thesis submitted in 1964 "to the Department of History of the Graduate School of Tulane University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy." Blue buckram w/gilt spine lettering, 359 pages (including appendices, bibliography, vita). Moderate general wear, sticker to front pastedown indicating that previous owner had donated the book to the historical collection of a local library (owner subsequently with... View more info

COLUMBIA & RICHLAND COUNTY, A South Carolina Community, 1740-1990

By: Moore, John Hammond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015498

ISBN: 0-87249-827-1

Condition: Very Good


Printed in Canada. "Based on family papers, reminiscences, institutional histories, census returns, local newspaper files, and documents both official and unofficial," this is the story of the heart of the U.S. Midlands. Green cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 521 pages (including appendices, sources, index, map end papers, illustrated. A nice copy. This weighs more than the average book, so additional postage may be required. View more info

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SAINT GOTTHARD, Passroad in Switzerland Imperial Highway Between Germany and Italy

By: Muller-Lhotska, Urs Alfred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Zurich, Privately Printed: 1996

Seller ID: 016386

Condition: Very Good


A "contribution to the history of the Saint Gotthard Road in the Middle Ages and in modern times." The text is in English, although the English title page and foreword are reproduced in Korean. Photocopied typescript, 50 pages (including bibliography, which is in German), illustrated. Moderate general wear. Uncommon. View more info

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THE ORANGE TREES OF BAGHDAD, In Search of My Lost Family (signed)

By: Nadir, Leilah

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016631

ISBN: 139781552639412

Condition: As New


First printing w/complete number sequence. From the front flap: "Through her father's memories, Leilah recounts her family's lost story, from Iraq at the turn of the twentieth century during the British occupation, to the Iran-Iraq War and the Gulf War. Through her cousins still living in Baghdad, she experiences the thunderous explosions of the present-day conflict." This copy signed by Nadir, on title page. Black cloth w/grey spine lettering, 327 pages (in... View more info

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A United Empire Loyalist Family (signed)

By: Neal, Nancy E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Summerside, Nancy E. Neal, in association with Crescent Isle Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Neal, on title page

Seller ID: 016247

ISBN: 0-9691824-8-1

Condition: Fine


Subtitled "The Life and Times of Thomas Hooper, of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Canada, And His Descendants 1734-2004," this is a massive genealogical tome that took Neal 17 years to complete. Only 303 copies were printed. Red cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 672 pages (including appendices, bibliography, index), six in-text maps, illustrated. A pristine copy, unread. Dust jacket light general wear. Heavier than the average book, so additional p... View more info

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WHITE CAPS AND BLACK BANDS, Nursing in Newfoundland to 1934

By: Nevitt, Joyce

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St. John's, Jesperson Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016383

ISBN: 0-920502-08-3

Condition: Very Good


A partial history of nursing in Newfoundland. 278 pages (including index), illustrated. Light soil, moderate general wear. View more info

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Grandmother Told Me

By: Norrad, Winnifred (as told to Shirley Spencer)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: No Place, Elgin Press, Inc.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018105

Condition: Very Good


No date (circa 1998). Spencer tells the story of her grandmother, who came to New Brunswick, Canada, from England when she was only 16, and who lived in the province until her death at the age of 104. Contains much information of interest to genealogists and local historians. 142 pages + 20-page section on Winnifred's descendants, illustrated. Light edgewear, light smudging, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. Uncommon. View more info

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PERITIA, Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland, Volume/Vol. 4

By: O Corrain, Donnchadh, Michael Richter, Daibhi O Croinin, and Gearoid Mac Niocaill (editors)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Medieval Academy of Ireland: 1985

Seller ID: 017727

Condition: Good


An uncommon early number of a journal concerned with all medieval periods of Irish culture, but tending "to concentrate on the earlier middle ages, and" devoting "very considerable space to law, hagiography, palaeography, computistics, institutional history, literary history, and art and archaeology." This volume contains articles by David Frendo ("Sebeos and the Armenian historiographical tradition in the context of Byzantine-Iranian relations")... View more info

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C.B. Olson, Profile of a Pioneer

By: Olson, Clarence B., and Lillian M. Rempel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: No Place (Terrace), Privately Published (printed by Totem Press Terrace Ltd.):

Seller ID: 017597

Condition: Very Good


The reminiscences of the grandson of a Norwegian immigrant to Minnesota, and the grandson's life before and after his move to Canada in the early 1930s. Contains much of genealogical interest. This copy presented by author's son, Don, to a friend, and signed by Don on the inside back cover. 154 pages (including index of names), illustrated. Light wear to corners/spine ends, light cover soil. Internally tight and clean. View more info

The Oregon Trail

By: Parkman, Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin 678: 1949

Edition: 1st Penguin edition

Seller ID: 005350

Condition: Good


The now-classic story of travel and adventure first published serially in magazine form in 1847, then in book form in 1849. Mild spine discolouration, the usual Penguin tanned pages, previous owner's pencil signature, some mild moisture wrinkling internally. Dust jacket w/sunned spine, small piece from middle of spine, edgewear, 1" square piece from top of rear panel, chipping to edges, wear to folds, price stamped faintly on front panel. View more info

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LILACS AND LIMESTONE, An Illustrated History of Pittsburgh Township, 1787-1987 (signed)

By: Patterson, William J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Historical Society: 1989

Edition: 2nd printing

Inscription: Signed by Patterson, on title page

Seller ID: 017980

ISBN: 0-9693944-0-3

Condition: Near Fine


A detailed history of an Ontario township, by a sixth-generation resident. Grey cloth w/silver foil lilac illustration to front cover, silver foil spine lettering, 336 pages (including appendices, notes, sources, selected bibliography, index), illustrated. A very nice copy. This tome weighs more than the average boo, so additional postage will be required to get it from my corner of the playpen to yours. View more info

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LILACS AND LIMESTONE, An Illustrated History of Pittsburgh Township, 1787-1987

By: Patterson, William J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Historical Society: 1989

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 018103

ISBN: 0-9693944-0-3

Condition: Near Fine


A detailed history of an Ontario township, by a sixth-generation resident. Grey cloth w/silver foil lilac illustration to front cover, silver foil spine lettering, 336 pages (including appendices, notes, sources, selected bibliography, index), illustrated. A very nice copy. This tome weighs more than the average boo, so additional postage will be required to get it from my corner of the playpen to yours. View more info

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The Lowlands Regiment, Lions Rampant

By: Paul, W. Pratt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Aberdeen, Impulse Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016077

Condition: Very Good


Red leatherette w/gilt decoration to both covers, gilt spine lettering, 186 pages (including acknowledgements), illustrated. NF w/sticker shadow to top edge of front pastedown, slight cover warp, light general wear. View more info

THE BITTER WITH THE SWEET, New Brunswick 1604-1984

By: Peck, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tantallon, Four East Publications: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015377

ISBN: 0-9690041-8-4

Condition: Good


"Written for New Brunswick's Bicentennial year, this book tells the story of individuals and institutions that exemplify important aspects of the province's history." Brown cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 174 pages (including notes, bibliography, index), illustrated. Light wear to corners/spine ends, a bit of slant, gift inscription to previous owner, in dust jacket w/top 2" torn from spine, edge tears, rubbing, chipping, general wear. View more info

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The Formation of the Ukrainian Republic (signed)

By: Pidhainy, Oleh Semenovych

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto & New York, New Review Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Pidhainy, on half-title

Seller ID: 017991

Condition: Good to Very Good


Pidhainy's study of "the formation of the Ukrainian Republic is viewed from both the internal, constitutional, and the external, diplomatic viewpoint." Preface by M. Mladenovic. Purple cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 685 pages (including selected bibliography, index). Pidhainy's inscription is to W.C.D. (Desmond) Pacey, a noted literary critic and the author of books of short fiction and poetry. When this book was presented to him he was chair of... View more info

HEIRS OF THE CONQUEROR, A study of the Norman Conquest, its history and consequences to the present day

By: Pine, L.G.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008594

Condition: Very Good


the author deems as "Bloody, brutal, devastating and unnecessary--" the Norman conquest of England, and views William the Conqueror as "a Hitler before his time, but a Hitler of sane mind, of brilliant intellect, possessed in his own view of justice, and a righteous cause, yet relentlessly pursuing his ends, regardless of human suffering."; dj illustration by Michael Hoare, black cloth, 204 pgs. incl. Bibliography/Source References/Index, illustrated; mod... View more info

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ANGLO-FRENCH RELATIONS 1763-1770, A Study of Choiseul's Foreign Policy

By: Ramsey, John Fraser

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1939

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 018121

Condition: Very Good


University of California Publications in History Volume 17, No. 3, pp i-x, pages 143-264, 1 illustration. Edgewear all around, University of New Brunswick library stamp to front cover, sunned spine/edges, moderate general wear. View more info

The History of the Agricultural Institute of Canada 1920-1980

By: Rasmussen, H.K.C.A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Agrican Publishers Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015595

ISBN: 0-9690453-0-1

Condition: Very Good


Part Two of Agrologist Magazine, Summer 1980. 143 pages, 2 fold-out photographs, illustrated. Errata page laid in. Impressions, light edge/corner wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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BABEL, A Journal of Early Modern Studies, Volume II (signed)

By: Reid, Lindsay, Lisa Mullins, Ron Haflidson, and Hugh Samson (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax, The Early Modern Studies Department / University of King's College: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Two Editors

Seller ID: 016939

Condition: Very Good


Students from King's College and Dartmouth University provide a collection of student essays that are "explorations, proposals, interpretations, and diatribes about the historical events, literature, philosophy, and art, that helped shape Western Society." Contributors include the editors, Samuel Austin, Jesse Blackwood, Naomi Blackwood, John Blanchard, Sarah Brodbar-Nemzer, Robyn Brown, James Bryson, Jeremy Dickstein, Micheal Fountain, Ross Gower, Christopher H... View more info

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ANCIENT CULTURES, BOUNTIFUL SEAS, The Story of Port au Choix (signed)

By: Renouf, M.A.P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. John's, Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016589

ISBN: 0-919735-05-3

Condition: Near Fine


From the back cover: "...takes the reader on an exciting journey of archaeological discoveries which have uncovered evidence of more than five millennia of human occupation of Port au Choix." This copy signed by Renouf, above her name on title page. 64 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

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Creston Valley Profiles (signed)

By: Rockwell, Wilson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Caldwell, The Caxton Printers: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016336

Condition: Very Good


Contains biographical sketches of past and present (well, until 1984, at any rate) residents of the Creston Valley, in British Columbia. This copy signed by Rockwell, on half-title. Red leatherette w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 343 pages, illustrated. A hint of wear to corners/spine ends, rubbed dust jacket w/light edgewear, impressions, small triangular piece from top edge of rear panel. Jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

Cavour and the Unification of Italy

By: Salvadori, Massimo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company/Anvil 53: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010337

Condition: Very Good


a story of Italy "from the end of the eighteenth century up to the final unification after Cavour's death [in which] The author discusses and analyzes the main political forces operating on the Italian scene, the aspirations and personalities of the chief figures, and the roll [sic] played by foreign countries--particularly the Austrian empire, France, and Great Britain."; divided into two sections, the first being the events suggested by the title, and the secon... View more info

The Early Spanish Main

By: Sauer, Carl Ortwin

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles and London, University of California Press and Cambridge University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015555

Condition: Very Good


"What happened from 1492 to 1519, when Columbus and the Spaniards were staking out an American Empire? Carl O. Sauer uses contemporary sources and his authoritative knowledge of land forms, vegetation and ethnography in Latin America to place the history of the early Spanish Man in a new context." Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 306 pages, illustrated. A nice copy in a decent dust jacket. View more info

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CHIEF MOUNTAIN COUNTRY, A history of Cardston and district.

By: Shaw, Keith (editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cardston, Cardston and District Historical Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017979

ISBN: 0-919213-89-8

Condition: Good to Very Good


From the preface: "This book is meant to be a general interpretive history of the founding and early development of the town of Cardston and the district it serves, and to be a specific history of the people who made it happen." Details the early settlers, communication, education, culture, industry, agriculture, sports, family histories, and much more. Blue cloth w/gilt design/lettering to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, 536 pages (including index), ill... View more info

West of Yesterday

By: Shepherd, George (edited by John H. Archer)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011164

Condition: Very Good


the author, eventually to become curator of the Western Development Museum, provides first-hand details of homesteading in Saskatchewan in particular and the Canadian West in general in the first half of the twentieth century; this copy signed by author on half-title ("With kindest regards/from the author./George Shepherd/Saskatoon 1965"); illustrated cloth, 157 pages, illustrated; bumped spine ends, light edgewear; edgeworn dj w/chipping/short tears to corners/s... View more info

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Spitzee Days (signed)

By: Sheppard, Bert

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Calgary, Privately Published (printed by John D. McAra):

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017143

Condition: Good to Very Good


A history of "the High River country, the Stony Indians, the ranching industry, the growth of the town and the changing countryside," as well as "short stories of the people that hung around, how they lived, worked and played; happenings and viewpoints," and much else. This copy signed by Sheppard, at top of first end paper. Faux learther w/gilt lettering to front cover/spine, 280 pages, illustrated w/photographs and drawings, dust jacket painting by Ri... View more info

Canada and Its Provinces, Province of Ontario, Volume 17 & 18

By: Shortt, Adam, and Doughty, Arthur G. (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1914

Edition: Archives edition

Seller ID: 009440

Condition: Good to Very Good


Volumes 17 & 18 from a 23-volume set sub-titled "A History of the Canadian People and Their Institutions by One Hundred Associates," these two cover the history of Ontario, from the Loyalists and the Niagara Settlement, to municipal histories and natural resources. Beige cloth, 645 pages total, top edges gilt, illustrated. Both volumes w/foxing throughout, foxed edges, some wear to corners/spine ends, flaking to gilt, some light soil to covers. These weigh mor... View more info

Mumming in Outport Newfoundland

By: Sider, Gerald M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, New Hogtown Press: 1977

Seller ID: 010316

Condition: Very Good


an essay on the history and significance of mumming in Newfoundland; originally published in 'Past and Present: a journal of historical studies,' in 1976; 31 pgs. incl. Appendix; moderate general wear; View more info

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The Mosaic Province of New Brunswick

By: Smith, A. Carle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, Lingley Printing Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016446

Condition: Very Good


A folksy collection of stories about the people and places of New Brunswick. Or, as Smith would have it (from his foreword): "This is not a formal history of New Brunswick. It is, rather, an impressionist study of the province in which a native New Brunswicker tries to describe what might be called the 'feel' of the land and its people; some local customs; a few facts and stories from New Brunswick's past and present." 130 pages, illustrated. Light general w... View more info

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About Horwich

By: Smith, M.D., in collaboration with John Smith and Martin Brownlow

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chorley, N.B. (Nelson Brothers) Colour Print Limited: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016361

ISBN: 0 9508772 7 1

Condition: Near Fine


"A History of the area from early times." Illustrated boards, 195 pages, illustrated, cover illustration by Jill M. Aldersley. Light general wear. View more info

FALLING, How Our Greatest Fear Became Our Greatest Thrill

By: Soden, Garret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014887

ISBN: 0-393-05413-6

Condition: As New


1st printing w/complete number sequence. "Beginning with the tree-climbing lessons of our earliest ancestors," through to explaining "today's extreme sports and thrill-seeking technology," the author "tells the astonishing story of how taking a fall has evolved from an experience that the ancients used as a metaphor for damnation to one so prized that today millions crave its intense rush." Signed by Soden, on title page. Red and yellow boards ... View more info

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A History of Early Boiestown

By: Spencer, Grace MacMillan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boiestown, Central New Brunswick Woodmen's Museum: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018143

ISBN: 0-921865-00-7

Condition: Near Fine


Spencer details the early history of a small New Brunswick community (generally considered to be the geographical centre of the province), with information on early settlers, land grants, tragedies, businesses, the militia, and much else, a fair bit of it of interest to genealogists and researchers. 251 pages (including acknowledgements and census lists from 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, and 1891), illustrated. One turned corner, mild general wear. Internally tight and clea... View more info

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THE WAR OF 1812, Land Operations (signed)

By: Stanley, George F.G.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Toronto, MacMillan of Canada / National Museum of Man: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, on title page, by Stanley

Seller ID: 018116

ISBN: 0-7715-9859-9

Condition: Very Good


Stanley offers "a perceptive, elegant, and exciting history of the land operations of the War of 1812, offering laymen and historians alike a fresh and clear understanding of that frequently misinterpreted event." Burgundy cloth w/gilt spine lettering, map end papers, 489 pages (including appendices, notes, bibliography, illustration credits, index), illustrated. Light general wear in dust jacket w/moderately sun-darkened spine, 1" tear to top edge of front... View more info

English Society in the Early Middle Ages (1066-1307)

By: Stenton, Doris Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pelican A252: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006966

Condition: Very Good


The Pelican History of England, Volume 3. 304 pages (including index). Original price sticker to bottom right corner of front cover, the usual tanning. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Taking a look back on our Heritage and Precious Gems of yesteryear (signed)

By: Stewart, Paulette, and Long, Alice

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Fredericton, Privately Printed: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016553

Condition: As New


One of 125 copies. A labour of love containing hundreds of black-and-white photographs of past and present residents of the small New Brunswick community of Priceville. Also contains a brief history of the Priceville footbridge and the tragedy that took place on May 10, 1939, when it collapsed. Erratum slip laid in. This copy signed by Stewart, beside her name on inside front cover. Unpaginated (44), illustrated. View more info

NEW BRUNSWICK HISTORY: A Check List (Checklist) of Secondary Sources

By: Swanick, Eric L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Legislative Library: 1974

Seller ID: 012617

Condition: Good


The first of three supplements to the original work. 96 pages. Uncommon. View more info

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NEW BRUNSWICK HISTORY, A Checklist (Check List6) of Secondary Sources, Second Supplement/GUIDE EN HISTOIRE DU NOUVEAU-BRUNSWICK, Une liste de controle des sources secondaires, Deuxieme supplement

By: Swanick, Eric L. (compiler)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Leglislative Library/Bibliotheque de l'Assemblee legislative: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016382

ISBN: 0-88838-783-0

Condition: Near Fine


The second of three proposed supplements, with text in English and French. 214 pages (including appendices/indices). Light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

MORRISTOWN--FACTORYDALE, Past and Present 1810-1993

By: The Morristown Mountain Peakers (compilers)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kentville, Kentville Publishing (printer): 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014348

Condition: Very Good


"A story of two communities bound together by a Common School and Church." The history of a small community in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley. 113 pages, illustrated. Some edgewear, inscription to previous owner, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

THE VINEDRESSERS, A History of Grape Farming & Wineries on Pelee Island

By: Tiessen, Ron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pelee Island Heritage Centre: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015571

Condition: Very Good


A detailed look at the grape-growing and winery business on Pelee Island. 158 pages, illustrated. Sticker pull to bottom right corner of back cover, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

RAMILLIES and the Union with Scotland

By: Trevelyan, G.M.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Fontana 1182L: 1965

Edition: 1st Fontana edition

Seller ID: 007177

Condition: Good Reading Copy


The second volume in the author's England Under Queen Anne series, this one covering "the middle years of our effort to save Europe from the ambitions of Louis XIV." 511 pages (including appendices/notes/index), illustrated w/maps. Spine roll, reading creases to spine, moderate edgewear, tanning, impressions, moderate general wear. View more info

THE TIME OF THE TOAD, A Study of Inquisition in America, and Two Related Pamphlets

By: Trumbo, Dalton

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Perennial Library P 268/Harper & Row:

Seller ID: 014527

Condition: Very Good


Political science. In addition to the title piece (first published in 1949), the book contains "The Devil in the Book" (first published in 1956), and "Honor Bright and All That Jazz" (first published in 1965). 161 pages, cover by Eileen Altman. Remainder stripe across top edge, previous owner's name to top edge of front end paper, light general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Portland Sketchbook

By: Vaughan, Berkeley D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby Limited: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007754

ISBN: 0 85179 897 7

Condition: Near Fine


A title from the publisher's Sketchbook series, this one dealing with the history of an Australian settlement started despite a government edict forbidding it. 64 pages, including acknowledgements. Mild corner/spine end wear, in dust jacket w/a 1/4" tear to top edge of front panel. Uncommon in hardcover. View more info

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TRADERS' TALES, Narratives of Cultural Encounters in the Columbia Plateau, 1807-1846

By: Vibert, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017517

ISBN: 0-8061-2932-8

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth w/silver spine lettering, 366 pages (including notes, bibliography, index). A hint of general wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/lightly sunned spine, a suggestion of edgewear. View more info

The Historie of the Reformatioun of Religioun Within the Realm of Scotland by John Knox (The History of the Reformation of Religion)

By: Walker, Ralph S. (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: The Saltire Society/Oliver & Boyd: 1957

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 006470

Condition: Very Good


Extracts from the Matthew Crawfurd edition of 1732, considered "the first scholarly, complete and reasonably reliable edition." Blue cloth w/silver spine lettering/silver device to front cover, 72 pages. Sunned spine, light general wear. View more info

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Rapports des inspecteurs d'ecoles/School Inspectors Reports (signed)

By: Wilson, Eliane Savoie

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Shediac, Privately Published: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Wilson, on title page

Seller ID: 010108

ISBN: 0-9691776-1-5

Condition: Very Good


English and French text. Wilson, a former teacher, offers a little treasure trove of historical information on educators and their assignments in the school districts of two New Brunswick parishes -- Inkerman and Shippegan -- from the 1840s through to the early 1960s. Author's given name misspelled as "Elaine" on front cover. Typescript, 159 pages, illustrated (2 photographs, 3 maps). Mild corner wear, minor cover soil, light general wear. View more info

SASKATCHEWAN, The History of a Province

By: Wright, Jim

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013577

Condition: Very Good


Published in commemoration of Saskatchewan's Golden Jubilee. A Governor General Award-winning author provides "an authoritative and exciting history of a province from the earliest days to the booming present." This copy warmly inscribed (on half-title) by Wright to Dorothy McCurry, the former Dorothy Lampman Jenkins, who was Canada's figure-skating champion in 1922 and 1923, and who married Harry Orr McCurry (Assistant Director of the National Gallery of Canada ... View more info

HISTORY OF THE OVENS, A Story of the 1861 Gold Rush

By: Young, J. LOscar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher:

Edition: No edition

Seller ID: 012763

Condition: Very Good


No date (ca. 1961). A booklet collecting a number of 1861 articles from the Halifax Morning Chronicle newspaper, detailing events concerned with the discovery of gold at the Ovens, near Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Also included are a brief history of the area, a chronology of the gold rush, letters, a couple of poems related to the events (one each by M. Elliot and Hazel F. Goddard), and a description of the area in 1960. 32 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. Uncommon. View more info