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Image for Hitherto; A Story of Yesterdays

Hitherto; A Story of Yesterdays

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Loring: 1869

Seller ID: 000003


First-person account which shows that "People who would tell of to-day should wait until it had become yesterday," a story by an old woman. Green cloth, shaken, cocked, 1-inch tear at head of cover spine, some gatherings glued. Front hinge showing thread, but still quite easily readable. View more info

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The Parliament Buildings; Ottawa, Canada

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, House of Commons, Canada:

Seller ID: 000043


Colour pictorial boards, P.O.N., 64 pp. "A complete tour of the Parliament buildings, rich in the roots of Canadian history" by means of colour photographs of all buildings and grounds. Ca. 1981. View more info

Image for Canada 1935; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

Canada 1935; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Dominion Bureau of Statistics: 1935

Seller ID: 000218


Original paperback official publication. Full of photos, charts, and some foldout maps. Photos include Harvesting Hemp, Muskrat Farming in Ontario, First United Air Lines service from Seattle to Vancouver, and many more. Special recognition page with photo of King George V on his Silver Jubilee with message by the Governor General, Earl of Bessborough. 192 pp. Back cover lightly soiled. View more info

Image for Canada 1939; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

Canada 1939; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Dominion Bureau of Statistics: 1939

Seller ID: 000219


Original, unmarked green soft cover official publication. Special foldouts on The Conversion of Wood-pulp into Cellophane and the Manufacture of Aircraft in Canada with appropriate B/W photos. Triptych foldout on International Bridges with shots of six. And more ! 176 pp. View more info

Image for South West Africa Advisory Opinion 1971; A Study in International Adjudication

South West Africa Advisory Opinion 1971; A Study in International Adjudication

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of South Africa: 1972

Seller ID: 001476


Original brown faux leather, gilt lettering, on boards, as new. No DJ. Political discussion of several topics, including the history of South West Africa and its relation to South Africa. 136 pp. View more info

Image for MNHS Identity (Millidgeville North High School )

MNHS Identity (Millidgeville North High School )

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Identity Staff: 1976

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003609


Original blue cloth decorated and lettered in black, front and back. on boards. Laid in are: Graduation Ceremony Program; Graduation Dinner and Dance ticket; and 5x7 colour photo of the class at their 10-year Reunion. Priceless memories ! All in very good condition with many autographs. View more info

Image for The Bazar Book of Decorum; The Care of the Person, Manners, Etiquette, and Ceremonials

The Bazar Book of Decorum; The Care of the Person, Manners, Etiquette, and Ceremonials

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper and Brothers: 1875

Seller ID: 003701


Original green cloth lettered in gilt on blindstamped, bevelled boards. One gathering, pp. 147-158, is slightly pulled at the foot, but not separated. Very clean . Very light cup ring on cover. No writing. Some of these articles were published previously in Harper's Bazar Magazine. Every nit-picking detail of manners and deportment thoroughly noted, critiqued, and prescribed in the manner of the times. 282 pp. plus catalog. View more info

Image for Shirley Temple; Little Playmate (No. 1730-A)

Shirley Temple; Little Playmate (No. 1730-A)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1936

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003891


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. View more info

Image for Canada 1940; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

Canada 1940; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Dominion Bureau of Statistics: 1940

Seller ID: 005733


Original blue softcover. No writing or damage. Colour portraits of the King and Queen, with foldout photo page of the royal visit of 1939. 202 pp. View more info

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Aldine House

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J.M Dent & Sons: 1926

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005873


Original highly-decorated grey paper boards. A history of the J.M. Dent publishing business, with many drawings illustrative of benchmark volumes and key authors such as Joseph Conrad. At date of publication, Hugh Railton Dent had just taken over from his father, Joseph Malaby Dent, who died in 1926. Presumably, this volume was issued as a tribute to the founder of the firm. 39 pp. View more info

Image for Directory of Parish Registers Indexed; in Ireland (Issue No. 1, 1992)

Directory of Parish Registers Indexed; in Ireland (Issue No. 1, 1992)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naas, Co. Kildare, Irish Family History Society: 1992

Seller ID: 005984


Original white softcover booklet of 40 pp. View more info

Image for Ten Years of Co-operation; League of Nations

Ten Years of Co-operation; League of Nations

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secretariat of the League of Nations: 1930

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006369


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Peaceful Settlement of Disputes, Organisation of Peace and Disarmament, International Justice, Codification of International Law,Financial and Economic Co-operation, International Transit and Communications, Health, Social and Humanitarian Activities, Intellectual Co-operation, Mandates System, Protection of Minorities, Saar Territory and the Free City of Danzig, Financial Administration of the League, The Leagu... View more info

Image for The Stratford Festival 1953-1957; A Record in Pictures and Text of the Shakespearean Festival in Canada

The Stratford Festival 1953-1957; A Record in Pictures and Text of the Shakespearean Festival in Canada

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Company, Limited: 1958

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006655


Original grey cloth on boards. No writing. The only blemish I see is the remains of a price tag on DJ cover (The remains might be removed with water or steam). The introduction by Herbert Whittaker is masterful as he praises and lambastes the various actors. The photographs are so stolidly staged as to appear to be carved in wax if not in stone. To this recent immigrant "from away" (I came from Ohio over 40 years ago), seeing Don Harron greet William Shatner i... View more info

Image for Canada 1947; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

Canada 1947; The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ministry of Trade And Commerce: 1947

Seller ID: 007244


Original illustrated green softcover. Facts and figures from Canada's various government departments. 264 pp. View more info

Image for Daring Adventures Among the Indians, Being a Narrative of Border Warfare and the Exploits of Famous Hunters

Daring Adventures Among the Indians, Being a Narrative of Border Warfare and the Exploits of Famous Hunters

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Wm. L. Allison:

Seller ID: 007415


Original maroon cloth on blindstamped boards. Long spine rip repaired, front hinge cracked and repaired, text block evenly tanned. Blindstamped Adventure Library on cover. Circa 1900. A group of unrelated stories, many of which contain details of desperate violence to man and beast. 308 pp. View more info

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The Boy's Own Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, National Boys'Work Board of Religious Education Council of Canada: 1929

Seller ID: 007416


Original purple cloth on boards. This book has no connection to the Boy's Own periodical published in England. Instead, it is an organ of the Trail Ranger and Tuxis programs originating in the Y.M.C.A. A long inscription to "Gordon" is signed by R. Hunter Parsons, who has also signed his name as Mentor on the Membership Certificate page inside. Cover faded. Interior clean. 104 pp. View more info

Image for Constitution, Laws and Rules of Order for the Government of Subordinate Divisions of the Sons of Temperance

Constitution, Laws and Rules of Order for the Government of Subordinate Divisions of the Sons of Temperance

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, National Division of North America: 1901

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007898


Original small, stapled softcover booklet of 36 pp. Constitution, Code of Laws, By-Laws, Rules of Order. The organization was instituted in New York City in 1842 to give discipline, permanency, and united effort to the temperance movement. Edgar Allan Poe was only one of its many prominent subscribers. When Susan B. Anthony was denied the right to speak at one of the society meetings, she formed the Woman's Temperance Society of New York. This small booklet can be p... View more info

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Loyalists' Centennial Souvenir

By: N/A

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., J. & A. McMillan: 1887

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007903


Original dark green cloth on blindstamped boards decorated and lettered in gold. The official account of an all-out celebration of the landing of the Loyalists at Parrtown 100 years earlier. Many gatherings and celebrations are described in detail, and even the lineups of various parades are carefully noted. One procession, called the Polymorphian Procession, included not only police, bands, and military personnel, but also the sloop King George drawn by four horses, ... View more info

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Dublin, Cork, and South of Ireland; A Literary, Commercial, and Social Review

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Stratten & Stratten: 1892

Seller ID: 009631


Dark green cloth decorated in gilt on boards. Bookplate, "With the Compliments of The Dublin Distillers Company, Ltd. See Page 102." Describes not only the scenery, but also introduces the reader to various businesses, many of which are given considerable space and illustration. Hinges cracked, but held securely by secondary threads. Two-inch tear bottom of front joint. 326 pp. plus Index to Subscribers. Since this book is on consignment, our usual 20% dis... View more info

Image for Lenin. Leningrad. People of Leningrad. 1917-1967

Lenin. Leningrad. People of Leningrad. 1917-1967

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Leningrad, Leningrad Sovetski Kludozhnik: 1967

Seller ID: 009972


Scarce red hardcover in large format, with tipped--in frontispiece of Lenin. Gift of crew of Soviet ship Olga Ulyanova to American visitors to the ship - Feb. 3, 1971. Extensively illustrated in b/w photos with war scenes, private and city life, etc. Maps. The ship is one of the line of Baltic Steamship Company, Leningrad. Primary text Russian, with occasional English cut lines. Approx. 200 pp. Heavy book will require extra postage. View more info