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Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy

By: Ellis, James H.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011888

ISBN: 1-55750-204-8

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper boards backed in black cloth. No writing or damage. From involuntary service in the British Navy to the crowning around-the-world cruise of the USS Constitution, Percival was a seagoing Paul Bunyan and a superb naval officer. - DJ. 242 pp. View more info

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In a Tall Shadow (Signed)

By: England, George

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Midwest City, OK, George England: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003737

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial card covers with photo portrait. Biography of his father, Dr. Stephen Jackson England, well-known clergyman of Disciples of Christ in Oklahoma, and first dean of Phillips Graduate Seminary. Previous owner's names. 235 pp. View more info

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Citizen of the World; The Life of Pierre Eliott Trudeau (Volume I, 1919-1968)

By: English, John

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf Canada: 2006

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010119

ISBN: 0-676-97521-6

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ shows price of $39.95. As Landed Immigrants to Canada in 1969, my family and I viewed PET as a breath of fresh air. Athletic, artistic, and highly intelligent, he often frustrated the plodders and the punks by a turn of phrase or quick about-face, backed by the power of the executive. This book has name and/or price marked out on first free endpaper. 567 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Shadow of Heaven; The Life of Lester Pearson, Vol. I, 1897-1948

By: English, John

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Lester and Orpen Dennys, Ltd.: 1989

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012406

ISBN: 0-88619-165-3

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. No writing or damage. Heavy book might need extra postage. 414 pp. with index. View more info

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The Autobiography of Medgar Evers

By: Evers, Medgar

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Basic Civitas Books: 2005

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 010498

ISBN: 0-465-02177-8

Condition: Near Fine


Beige cloth backed in black cloth on boards. Faultless condition. Edited by Myrlie Evers-Williams and Manning Marable. Evers was assassinated June 11, 1963, in the driveway of his home in Jackson, Mississippi. 352 pp. with index. View more info

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The Life of Frederic William Farrar, Sometime Dean of Canterbury

By: Farrar, Reginald

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 012784

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on boards lettered in gilt. Bookplate of Kingston Deanery, Diocese of Fredericton. Dean Farrar must have been one of the most talented and beloved members of the Anglican clergy. His son is the author. Gutter p. 40-41 glued to prevent separation. 361 pp. View more info

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Recollections

By: Farthing, The Right Rev. John Cragg

Price: $15.00 USD

Seller ID: 012465

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. No publisher or date given. Rev. Farthing (1861-1947) was Anglican Bishop of Montreal for 30 years. Recommended to candidates for the ministry. 191 pp. View more info

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Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier; An Autobiography

By: Faughnan, Thomas

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Hunter, Rose, and Company: 1880

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 009351

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on blindstamped boards. The author was Colour-Sergeant of the 2nd Battalion, 6th Royal Regiment. white spots on rear cover. 360 pp. View more info

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Surgeon of the Seas; The Adventurous Life of Surgeon General Jonathan M. Foltz in the Days of Wooden Ships

By: Foltz, Charles S.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008388

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original red cloth bordered in black on boards. "This book is a true narrative of naval life, battle, and far cruising...."-Preface. Folts was born in Lancaster, Pa., in 1810. He was comissioned Assistant Surgeon in the Navy before his 21st birthday, and ended his military career under Admiral Farragut on the Mississippi during the American Civil War. Uncut pages. 351 pp. plus Index. View more info

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Mordecai; The Life and Times

By: Foran, Charles

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf Canada: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010893

ISBN: 978-0-676-97963

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth backed in black on boards. No writing or damage. Tiny rust speck on front edges. 738 pp. with index. View more info

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The Life of Charles Dickens; Vol. II. 1842-1852

By: Forster, John

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1873

Seller ID: 011530

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Bust of Dickens in gilt. Several illustrations, but some are waterstained. Please note that this volume covers only 1842-1852, so there must be at least one later volume. One of the most prolific and popular authors of his time, he suffered widespread plagiarism of his work, particularly by American authors. 494 pp. View more info

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From Old Hollywood to New Brunswick

By: Foster, Charles

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Publishing , Limited:

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011046

ISBN: 978-1-77108-072

Condition: Near Fine


Color cover paperback. No writing or damage. The author served as publicist in Hollywood, and now writes from Riverview, New Brunswick. 165 pp. View more info

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Cromwell; The Lord Protector

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Konecky & Konecky: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006757

ISBN: 1568520859

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue paper boards. DJ has portrait of Cromwell. Heavy book will need extra postage. Faultless condition. The government of himself, War and peace, The Commonwealth of England, Lord Protector. 744 pp. View more info

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Joseph Brant, Thayendanegea

By: Fraser, Mary M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, Joseph Brant Museum: 1969

Seller ID: 011621

Condition: Very Good


Booklet of 16 stapled pp. Cover shows portrait of Joseph Brant, a Mohawk identified locally with the Tyendinaga Reserve near Belleville, Ontario. He is credited with serving under Major General William Johnson against the French in the Seven Years' War. View more info

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Macaulay's Essay on Warren Hastings

By: Frick, Margaret J. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1905

Seller ID: 009593

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Small spots and title loss to cover. Minimal underlines. Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of Bengal, from 1772-1785. Impeached in 1787, he was acquitted in 1795. 227 pp. with index. View more info

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The Convention Speeches of Roe Fulkerson

By: Fullard, Harold

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Kiwanis Magazine: 1946

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006495

Condition: Very Good


Original reddish-brown cloth on boards. Cover title rubbed. No writing except "1946, Christmas Greetings, Bill Kotchapaw "(signed). I twigged to the name Kotchapaw because I lived in Prince Edward County, Ontario, for many years and had heard it there. Roe Parham Fulkerson was the first editor of Kiwanis Magazine, and was known as a popular speaker and writer. Among his credits is the first appearance in print of the words, "He Aint Heavy, He's My Brother," which was later chosen as title of the popular song as well as the motto of Boystown. William Gorsline Kotchapaw was... View more info

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The Little Emperor; Governor Simpson of the Hudson's Bay Company

By: Galbraith, John S.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1976

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007239

Condition: Very Good


Original gold cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. ISBN 0-7705-1389-1. "One of the great business leaders of the Nineteenth Century." - DJ. 232 pp. View more info

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Pillars of Society

By: Gardiner, A.G.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Ltd.: 1914

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 007746

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Brief biographies of prominent people of the period, beginning with King George V. Approximately 37 men and 3 women. 354 pp. View more info

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Hawthorne; A Study in Solitude

By: Gorman, Herbert

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., George H. Doran Co.: 1927

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004891

Condition: Fair to Good


Original blue cloth lettered in black on boards. Scrawling on blank prelims only, not affecting text. Murray Hill Biographies. Nathaniel Hawthorne led a private and complicated life, working periodically at unsuitable positions but returning always to writing. 179 pp. View more info

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Only in New Brunswick; New Stories from David Goss

By: Goss, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing , Limited: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012005

ISBN: 978-1-55109-834

Condition: Good to Very Good


Paperback local history and biography by popular storyteller who's been doing it for 40 years. Previous owner's name blacked out. 222 pp. View more info