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Joseph Brant, Thayendanegea

By: Fraser, Mary M.

Price: $15.00

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

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

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... 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

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

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

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

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

The Great Maritime Detective: Peachie Carroll

By: Graham, Monica

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012652

ISBN: 1-55109-705-2

Condition: Very Good


"He was a sailor, a miner, a bounty hunter, a prospector, a firefighter, a ghost hunter, a railway guard, and a strike buster - among other things." - Back cover. 210 pp. View more info

A Biography (In Three Volumes)

By: Graham, Roger

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Co., Ltd.: 1960

Seller ID: 012635

Condition: Good


Three volume set all readable, with occasional pages pried apart due to moisture. Dry mold rubbed away from first and last pages of each volume. No noticeable odour. Volume I, The Door of Opportunity, ends in 1920. Volume II, And Fortune Fled, covers 1920-1927. Volume III, No Surrender, covers his retirement in 1926 to his death in 1960. 341, 535, and 202 pp., respectively, in the three volumes. Previous owner's names. News clipping laid in. Please allow for significant ... View more info

Cleopatra

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edison, N.J., Castle Books/ Book Sales: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012838

ISBN: 0785818286

Condition: Very Good


"Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, was also a scholar, murderer, lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and one of the most remarkable women in history." - DJ. 301 pp. View more info

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The Tribune of Nova Scotia; A Chronicle of Joseph Howe

By: Grant, William Lawson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010156

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 26 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Tells the story of Howe, a prominent newspaper publisher. Touches on his conflict with Tupper over Confederation. Responsible government. Top edges gilt. 163 pp. with index. View more info

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Portrait of a Surgeon; A Biography of John Hunter

By: Gray, Ernest A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1952

Seller ID: 010033

Condition: Good


Former library book shows normal wear, fading and library stamps. Dr. Hunter was widely known for his work on animals as well as humans, and he kept a small zoo in captivity at his home. 219 pp. View more info

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The Pork Chop...and Other Stories; a Memoir

By: Green, Lowell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carp, ON, Creative Bound, International: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 010117

ISBN: 1-894439-32-5

Condition: Fine


Colour portrait cover paperback. First paperback edition. No marks or damage. Personal stories by a 50-year veteran of radio, most of which were at CFRA, Ottawa. Known especially for covering the Springhill mine disaster. 254 pp. View more info

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William Bentinck and William III (Prince of Orange)

By: Grew, Marion E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1924

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010209

Condition: Good Minus


Blue cloth on boards.Both hinges cracked. Basic theme is the deep friendship and commitment between the two men. They began their friendship as children, and continued their comradeship for 40 years. Bentinck served the king as diplomat and fellow soldier. 433 pp. View more info

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The Life of Gerald Griffin; By His Brother (The Works of Gerald Griffin, Vol. 10)

By: Griffin, Daniel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. & J. Sadlier & Co.:

Seller ID: 005546

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth blindstamped recto and verso on boards. Possibly 1896 publication date. Small piece missing from head of backstrip, otherwise clean and undamaged inside except for one pressed flower stain. Covers hand-soiled. Gerald Griffin was a Catholic novelist, journalist, and poet who joined a religious order shortly before he died in 1840 at the age of 37 years. 406 pp. View more info

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A Memoir of The Rev. Legh Richmond

By: Grimshawe, The Rev. T.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Protestant Episcopal Society for the Promotion of Evangelical Knowledge: 1859

Edition: From the 12th London Edition

Seller ID: 011451

Condition: Fair to Good


Brown cloth on boards. Life story of a highly respected clergyman in England. First 100 pages water-stained but readable. 447 pp. View more info

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Oliver Cromwell; The Hero of Puritan England

By: Groser, Horace G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sunday School Union:

Seller ID: 007185

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original illustrated red cloth on boards. Several uncredited drawings. Splendid Lives Series. 139 pp. View more info

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Eva Braun; Hitler's Mistress (Signed)

By: Gun, Nerin E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Meredith Press: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 008354

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. Gun, a free-lance journalist, adds some details to the romance of Hitler with Eva Braun. Several photos not seen elswhere. Front board finger-smudged and faded. Interior clean and sound. 301 pp. with index. View more info

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A Life in the Theatre

By: Guthrie, Tyrone

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union/Hamish Hamilton: 1961

Seller ID: 006648

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow-brown tweedy cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book. DJ has a few short tears along head. A cousin to the late and better-known Tyrone Power tells his life story in the theatre. 320 pp. View more info

A King's Story; the Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor

By: H.R.H. Edward, Duke of Windsor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1951

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 012663

Condition: Good Plus


Black cloth on boards. Previous owner's name the only writing. For 38 years a world traveler, ending in abdication in 1936 after being King for nearly a year. DJ tattered around edges. 435 pp. View more info