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Sprigs (Signed)

By: Murdoch, Rev. B.J.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Wexford, Ireland, John English & Co., Ltd.: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006870

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Bright orange DJ has tiny fold tear at head. Inscribed "To R. B. Graham with every good wish from B.J. Murdoch." First printed in 1927, again in 1928, and by demand, again in 1955. Listed separately, also signed, is Reverend Murdoch's book based on his experience as a Chaplain in WWI, The Red Vineyard. Sprigs is more short stories. 217 pp. View more info

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Part Way Through (Signed)

By: Murdoch, Rev. B.J.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Mission Press: 1946

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009254

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ has tiny nicks head and foot, with one fingernail-size piece missing. This is the autobiography of the popular Catholic priest who served as Chaplain in France with the New Brunswick North Shore Regiment in WW I. Inscribed and signed. 315 pp. View more info

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The Red Vineyard

By: Murdoch, Rev. B.J.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Torch Press: 1923

Seller ID: 012611

Condition: Good to Very Good


Library stamps and card pocket (removed) , but clean and odour-free. 313 pp. Chaplain Murdoch was attached to the North Shore Regiment. Due to PTSD, or Shell Shock, he spent the last half of his life in solitude. View more info

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Sermons Bearing on Subjects of the Day

By: Newman, John Henry (B.D.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Rivingtons: 1869

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 009039

Condition: Good Minus


Original brown cloth on boards. Black tape over spine area. One of eight volumes of Parochial and Plain Sermons. First eight leaves have short tears, not affecting text. Previous owner's name and address stamp, with no other writing. 424 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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The Man Who Had to Hang - Louis Riel

By: Osler, E.B.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans Green & Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012538

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. DJ very good. Previous owner`s name. No other writing or damage. Why did Louis Riel "have to hang" ? View more info

Temperance Teachings of Science, Adapted to the Use of Teachers and Pupils in the Public Schools

By: Palmer, A.B.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: St. John, NB, J. & A. McMillan: 1889

Seller ID: 013123

Condition: Good Plus


Brown cloth over boards with titles blindstamped into the cover. Small area of torn/missing cloth at bottom of spine. The author was a Doctor who taught medicine at the University of Michigan. Introduction by Mrs. Mary A. Livermore, President of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, U.S. The book describes the adverse effects of alcohol and drugs on various parts of the body. This book was approved for use as a textbook in New Brunswick schools. 124 pp. View more info

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Modern Church Brotherhoods

By: Patterson, William B.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Fleming H. Revell: 1911

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001704

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. DJ has small pieces missing top and bottom. In four parts: The Church Brotherhood Movement, Denominational Brotherhoods, Working Out the Brotherhood Idea, and Just What to Do. Unmarked. Edges dusty. 256 pp. View more info

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A Summer in England with Henry Ward Beecher

By: Pond, James B.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Fords, Howard, and Hulbert: 1887

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003626

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering. Top inch of backstrip missing. Ex-library evidence of stamps, numbers, bookplates, etc. Both hinges cracked, but not separated. Corner tip tears not affecting text. Interesting account of Beecher's contention that Evolution theory supports Christianity. Account of the 1886 trip, Addresses, Lectures, Sermons and Prayers. 701 pp. View more info

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My Twenty-Five Years in China

By: Powell. John B.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 010861

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. For twenty years before Pearl Harbor Powell published the newspaper, China Weekly Review. This book outlines lots of wartime history never touched on in my education or experience. Another book I want to read. 435 pp. View more info

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Little Kitty's Knitting-Needles

By: Power, Rev. P.B.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1876

Seller ID: 006758

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original yellow centre panel on green borders, backed in red cloth on boards. Colour frontispiece. When Kitty Bulwer's father loses the farm, the family is desparate. Kitty makes use of her knitting needles. She outlasts a jealous rival, and even secures an unusual position on the highway. A Christian morality story. Prize note. Corner tips worn. 64 pp. View more info

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Faraway

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: St. Martin's House, Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1932

Edition: First Published 1932

Seller ID: 001797

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. "27385" upper right of title. Copyright by Macmillan of Canada, 1932, with no mention of any other copyright or publisher. Minor abrasion head and foot of spine, and top corner of cover. Rear hinge cracked and glued. OW sound and clean. 568 pp. View more info

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Festival

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers: 1951

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 007461

Condition: Very Good


Original brown tweed-like paper boards, backed in beige cloth. No writing or damage. Published in England under the title, Festival at Farbridge. No synopsis found. 607 pp. View more info

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Tom Moore's Diary

By: Priestley, J.B. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1925

Seller ID: 004404

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth with paper spine label on boards. Duplicate spine label inside back cover. Spot of paper stuck to front cover. Previous owner's name in light pencil. Diary covers 1818 to 1847. Untrimmed front and foot. 215 pp. plus brief index. View more info

The Confessions of Saint Augustine

By: Pusey, Edward B. (Trans.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 010500

Condition: Very Good


Patterned beige cloth backed in black leather-like cloth on boards. Number 26 in the Collector's Edition. Introduction by Harold C. Gardiner. Previous owner's name the only fault. 301 pp. View more info

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A Handbook of Canadian Literature

By: Rhodenizer, V. B.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Graphic Publishers Limited: 1930

Seller ID: 012213

Condition: Good Plus


Showing school stamp, so must have been used as a high school text. Begins with the "literature of knowledge" and then passes on to the higher levels of truth and beauty. Liberally underlined. 295 pp. with index. View more info

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Covered Bridges in the Saco River Valley; in Maine and New Hampshire

By: Robertson, E.B./ Robertson, D.K.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Westbrook, ME, Robertson Books: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors.

Seller ID: 001969

Condition: Very Good


Original white soft cover with line drawing in red. Photos and drawings of nine covered bridges, with maps, signs, and provenance make them easy to locate and appreciate. In addition, there are some replicas modelled after originals. 88 pp. View more info

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India; A Handbook of Travel

By: Roy, P.B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Narendrapur - 743508 : India, Saturday Mail Publications: 1980

Edition: Fifth Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 012704

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Spine faded. Begins with a brief historical outline. 538 pp. plus Bibliography and endpaper maps. View more info

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Oddities of the Mineral World

By: Sanborn, William B.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1976

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003561

ISBN: 0-442-27346-0

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards with gilt spine titles. Previous owner's name blacked out. Edge spot. No other marks or damage. Collecting, Inclusions, Agate. Pseudomorphs, Luminescence, Concretions, Petrification, Caves, and Values are some of the subjects. 142 pp. with bibliography and index. View more info

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Radiology in Small Animal Practice; A Text on Applied Radiography and Diagnosis

By: Schnelle, Gerry B. And Thom, Myron

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Evanston, IL, North American Veterinarian, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008085

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. The only writing is the previous owner's name. Includes A Section on Radiotherapy by Myron Thom. Heavy book will need extra postage. 365 pp. View more info

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Bishop's College School, Lennoxville, Quebec; Memorial Issue 1946

By: Seager, G.B. (Ed.)

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: Lennoxville, Quebec, Bishop's College School: 1946

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005517

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original white soft cover lettered and decorated in maroon, with red cross on shield. A special issue in honour of Old Boys and Masters who were killed in World War II, with their photos. Many campus and related scenes. Covers are edge-worn but complete. Interior clean. 199 pp. including several ads. NOTE; We also have the Midsummer 1940, Midsummer 1941, and Midsummer 1945 issues of the B.C.S. Magazine for sale at $25.00 each. Buy all four and get 20 per cent discount. Inquire for postage. View more info