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A Memory of John F. Kennedy; Visit to Ireland, 26th-29th June, 1963
1 A Memory of John F. Kennedy; Visit to Ireland, 26th-29th June, 1963
Dublin Wood Printing Works Ltd. 1963 Hard Cover Good Plus  Good Minus 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original green cloth on boards, brightly lettered in gold. Colour portrait DJ has several repaired tears inside. 32 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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David Livingstone; The Story of His Life and Travels
2 David Livingstone; The Story of His Life and Travels
London T. Nelson and Sons 1894 First ( No Additional printings) Decorative Cloth Good  No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 18 Engravings 
Original blue cloth with lettering and portrait in red on boards Gilt spine title. Intended for younger readers, but a serious, well-rounded account. 118 pp.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Lenin; A Biography
3 Lenin; A Biography
London Lawrence & Wishart, Ltd. 1955 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original black cloth on boards. Translated by Violet Dutt from a Russian edition of 1955. Previous owner's seal. No writing. 266 pp. plus Bibliography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Lives of Illustrious Greeks for Schools and Families
4 Lives of Illustrious Greeks for Schools and Families
London Religious Tract Society 1849 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Green, embossed cloth on boards. Library book stamped Pine Hill Divinity Hall (now Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax). In chronological order, beginning with Theseus, B.C. 1228, and concluding with Philopoemen, B.C. 682. Twenty men, including my favourite (Demosthenes) are treated over the intervening period. Book appears complete, but fragile. Pencil-sized hole through back cover forward through the index, not affecting the text otherwise. Previous owner's name. 2-inch repaired tear to front joint. 412 pp. with index. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Prominent People of the Maritime Provinces
5 Prominent People of the Maritime Provinces
St. John, N.B. Canadian Publicity Co. 1922 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original maroon faux leather on bevelled boards. Minor wear to front joint and head and foot of spine. Full portraits of lieutenant-governors of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Individual descriptions of prominent persons range from a short paragraph to a whole page. Short clipping re: previous owner glued to second front endpaper. No writing or other damage. 215 pp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Shirley Temple; Little Playmate (No. 1730-A)
6 Shirley Temple; Little Playmate (No. 1730-A)
Akron, OH Saalfield Publishing Co. 1936 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Good Plus  No Jacket 6 1/4 x 7 3/4 Photos 
Original soft cover with photo montage. First person text by eight-year-old Shirley, with several photos which include Mother, Father, Irvin Cobb, Gary Cooper, Jack Haley, and "Mary Lou", a current stand-in. Staples rusty, but no writing or other damage. All text and photos are complete and easily legible. 16 pp. including covers.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Lives of Vasco Nunez De Balboa, Hernando Cortes, and Francisco Pizarro
7 The Lives of Vasco Nunez De Balboa, Hernando Cortes, and Francisco Pizarro
New York Harper & Brothers 1847 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Brown cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Grubby and lightly foxed, but readable. No author stated. Previous owner's name. The discoverer of the Pacific Ocean, the conqueror of Mexico, and the conqueror of Peru, respectively. 276 pp. with glossary. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Story of John Howard; the Prison-Reformer
8 The Story of John Howard; the Prison-Reformer
London T. Nelson & Sons 1889 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Uncredited Frontispiece 
Original illustrated blue cloth on boards. Library bookplate and spine numbers, with no other evidence. Endpapers lightly foxed. 120 pp. Howard was born to wealthy parents about 1726 at or near Enfield, where he lived for several years at leisure on his inheritance. Upon travelling to Lisbon to witness a recent earthquake, he was captured and imprisoned by the French. This led to his awareness of "how the other half lived", especially those who had suffered in prisons. Appointed as High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, he made the inspection and improvement of prisons all over Europe a priority. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Long Day; The Story of a New York Working Girl as Told By Herself , "Rose Fortune"
9 "Rose Fortune" The Long Day; The Story of a New York Working Girl as Told By Herself
N.Y. The Century Co. 1905 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Uncredited Frontispiece 
Original green cloth on boards. "Rose Fortune" is a name the author chooses for herself as she works in a box factory. Previous owner's name and college library stamp. Shaken, with cover edge wear, but easily readable. 303 pp.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Aide to President Roosevelt, Abbott, Lawrence F.
10 Abbott, Lawrence F. The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Aide to President Roosevelt
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday, Page & Company 1924 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good Poor 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Frontispiece and Other Photos 
Original dark blue cloth on boards. DJ spine and front cover only. Previous owner's name with no other writing or damage. Butt achieved the rank of Captain in the Spanish-American War. Returning to America in 1904 he became Depot Quartermaster at Washington, and in 1906, Depot Quartermaster at Havana. Two years later he became senior aide to the President. Major Butt died in the wreck of the Titanic on April 14, 1912. 395 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Three Boys of Old Russia , Acker, Helen
11 Acker, Helen Three Boys of Old Russia
N.Y. Thomas Nelson and Sons 1944 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Zhenya Gay 
Original burnt-orange cloth with brown decoration and titles on boards. NOT EX-LIBRARY. A biography of Tolstoy, Gorky, and Chaliapine (Russian-born French basso noted for his role in Mephistopheles ). Intended for young readers. 258 pp.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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Canada's Patriot Statesman: The Life and Career of the Right Honourable Sir John A. Macdonald , Adam, G. Mercer
12 Adam, G. Mercer Canada's Patriot Statesman: The Life and Career of the Right Honourable Sir John A. Macdonald
Toronto Rose Publishing Co. 1891 Full-Leather Good Minus  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original 3/4 style in two-tone full leather on boards. Front joint split 2 inches at head. 613 pp.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Musings and Memories, Albert, Carrie
13 Albert, Carrie Musings and Memories
New Denmark, N. B. The Family 2000 9686971-0-0 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Map 
Grey paperback. Articles by Carrie published in Cataract Weekly over a period of 30 years. Family; Musings: Danish Customs and History; Ancestry; and Tributes. 277 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Samuel Adams, Son of Liberty, Alderman, Clifford Lindsey
14 Alderman, Clifford Lindsey Samuel Adams, Son of Liberty
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1961 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Beige cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ. Delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and a three-term governor of Massachusetts, Sam Adams played a critical part in the Revolution. Intended for age 14 and up. 198 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Journey Through Chaos, Alexandrov, Victor
15 Alexandrov, Victor Journey Through Chaos
New York Crown Publishers 1945 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. Foreword by Upton Sinclair. A Russian boy challenges life at the age of 14 in the Revolution era. His family remains in Petrograd where his father is in business. He enters Finland briefly, and next joins the family in Germany. An uncle invites him to France. He resettles in Germany as a cab driver. His girlfriend encourages him to join the Communist Party. He leaves Germany as a stoker on a ship bound for Italy, where he faces charges of agitation. And so on and so on. 437 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Under the Black Horse Flag' Annals of the Weld Family and Some of Its Branches, Anderson, Isabel
16 Anderson, Isabel Under the Black Horse Flag' Annals of the Weld Family and Some of Its Branches
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1926 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus to Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original red cloth on boards. Laid in are two clippings, both obituaries for Larz Anderson, prominent businessman and husband of the author, who was herself a well-educated and prolific writer. Mrs. Anderson was a granddaughter of William Fletcher Weld, owner of the largest fleet of merchant ships in America following the Civil War. She married into the Perkins Family, also notable in the shipping business. A thoroughly absorbing family and business history by a trained writer. 291 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Lawrence in Arabia, Anderson, Scott
17 Anderson, Scott Lawrence in Arabia
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 2013 978-0-7710-0766 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Maps and Photos 
Black composition boards backed in orange cloth. Squeaky clean. No writing or damage. A current re-evaluation of the part Lawrence played in the region, as well as an up-to-date understanding of the whole picture. Heavy book will need extra postage. 577 pp. with index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Flora MacDonald , Armstrong, Alvin
18 Armstrong, Alvin Flora MacDonald
Toronto J.M. Dent 1976 First, Not Stated Original Cloth Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall SIGNED By Subject
Original orange cloth on boards, no DJ. Gilt spine lettering. Inscribed: "Stewart Galbraith, with my very best wishes, Flora MacDonald, M.P." Originally from Cape Breton, MacDonald represented Kingston and the Islands. She lost a bid for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party to Joe Clark. 217 pp. with index.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Letters of Lord and Lady Wolseley 1870-1911, Arthur, Sir George (Ed.)
19 Arthur, Sir George (Ed.) The Letters of Lord and Lady Wolseley 1870-1911
London William Heinemann 1922 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Minus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Frontispiece Portraits 
Original black cloth with red borders and lettering on boards. Lord Wolseley was a soldier's soldier, with a long, glorious career through many battles. The rear hinge was cracked and glued, but overall the book is sound and clean. 440 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Loring Woart Bailey; The Story of a Man of Science, Bailey, Joseph Whitman
20 Bailey, Joseph Whitman Loring Woart Bailey; The Story of a Man of Science
Saint John, N.B. J. & A. McMillan, Limited 1925 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original maroon cloth on boards. Appears to be a first edition, but with very little evidence of age or wear except the tiniest scattered flecks of foxing. Professor Bailey was born into high society at West Point, where his father was on the faculty. Less than two years after his 20th birthday he was hired as Professor of Chemistry and Natural Science at the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton, where he served for 46 years. Following this he concentrated his efforts on a study of diatoms, a major group of algae. 141 pp. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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