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Image for One Village, One War 1914-1945

One Village, One War 1914-1945

By: How, Douglas

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press, Limited: 1995

Edition: First(No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 010991

ISBN: 0-88999-563-X

Condition: Good to Very Good


Black, photo cover paperback. Laminated cover. Upper right corner wrinkled for first 50 pp. The author sees it as one war with a break between the two parts. The typical Canadian village is Dorchester, New Brunswick. 374 pp. View more info

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Homes and Haunts of the British Poets

By: Howitt, William

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited: 1903

Seller ID: 009537

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards Hinges lightly cracked, but secure. Homes of 36 poets located and examined. Heavy book will need extra postage. 642 pp. View more info

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Ethnic Europe; Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World

By: Hsu, Roland (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 011646

ISBN: 978-0-8047-6947

Condition: Very Good


Softcover of 253 pp. No writing or damage. Christian foundations. Employment opportunities. Inclusion/exclusion. Ethnicity of fear. 253 pp. View more info

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My Home in the Field of Honour

By: Huard, Frances Wilson

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart: 1916

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 004245

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth with pastedown title on boards. A woman's account of living in an active theatre of war in Northern France. Drawings are by her husband, an official French artist. Light foxing. Some wear to head and foot of spine. Previous owner's name erased. 302 pp. View more info

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Into Canada's North (1944-1950); "Because it Was There"

By: Hubbert, Mildred Young

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Markdale, ON, Self-published: 1993

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010305

ISBN: 0-9697380-0-5

Condition: Very Good


Large format trade paperback. Well-written account of a teacher's experience in Carcross, Moose Factory, and Yellowknife residential schools, accompanied by 200 photographs. 116 pp. View more info

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French Canada in Transition

By: Hughes, Everett Cherrington

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co., Ltd.: 1946

Edition: First - First Published in 1946

Seller ID: 008440

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. International Library of Sociology and Social Reconstruction. DJ shows waterstain. Author is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago. This study of "Cantonville" is actually of Drummondville, Quebec. In later chapters , Montreal and Quebec City are studied. 227 pp. with index plus ads. View more info

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The Fatal Shore; A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787-1868

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 008048

Condition: Fine


Original illustrated copper cloth on boards. The author gained prominence as an art critic with his book, The Art of Australia, in 1966. Shortly before this some of his poems and one of his drawings were criticized as being plagiaristic. He left Australia for Europe, where he wrote for various papers. This book, The Fatal Shore, became an international best-seller in 1987. Heavy book will need extra postage. 643 pp. View more info

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Woman's Wrongs; A History of Mary and Ophelia

By: Hume, Mrs. R.S.

Price: $110.00 USD

Publisher: Portland, ME, Self-published: 1872

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003112

Condition: Good Plus


Original green blindstamped cloth on bevelled boards. A very good, clean copy, with only minor cover edge abrasion. 223 pp. View more info

Image for More Last Words; A Collection of Singular Authentic Epitaphs

More Last Words; A Collection of Singular Authentic Epitaphs

By: Hunt, Cecil

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston: 1946

Seller ID: 001253

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No DJ. Gilt spine lettering. Inscription and cover soil. Text clean and unmarked. 69 pp. View more info

Image for The Great Illusion; Stalin's Russia 1934-38

The Great Illusion; Stalin's Russia 1934-38

By: Hutton, J. Bernard

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, David Bruce And Watson: 1970

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007253

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. Written by a close observer, a Slav newspaper editor and Communist. Reveals a first-hand look at Stalin's purges before WWII. 271 pp. View more info

Image for Hallowed Timbers; The Wooden Churches of Cape Breton

Hallowed Timbers; The Wooden Churches of Cape Breton

By: Hyde, Susan and Bird, Michael

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing Col: 1995

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007704

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark blue paper bpards. ISBN 1-55046-121-4. A colourful and comprehensive gathering of frame churches of many denominations on Cape Breton. A book which can only increase in historical value as many country churches close due to declining enrolment. 128 pp. View more info

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This Sex Which Is Not One

By: Irigaray, Luce

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 1988

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 010623

ISBN: 0-8014-9331-5

Condition: Good Plus


White paperback. Limited underlining. Translated by Catherine Porter. Eleven essays on female sexuality. 223 pp. View more info

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Cultural Internationalism and World Order

By: Iriye, Akira

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005642

ISBN: 0-8018-5457-1

Condition: Fine


Original maroon cloth on boards. Red mark through DJ bar code suggests Remainder. No marks or damage to book. The future is too important to be left to politicians, but requires interchange among the world's cultures. The author is a Professor of History at Harvard University. 212 pp. View more info

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Picture Imperfect; Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age

By: Jacoby, Russell

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Columbia University Press: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009300

Condition: Near Fine


Original black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. I tried to read the first 50 pp., and can remember very little except that the author was too heavy with the anti-utopian sentiment to suit me. If we have no hope, what will save us ? 211 pp. View more info

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Captured Hearts; New Brunswick's War Brides

By: Jarratt, Melynda

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 2008

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010276

ISBN: 978-0-86492-519

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback showing bridal couple. Volume 12 in the New Brunswick Military Heritage Series. Nearly 2000 war brides accompanied their husbands to New Brunswick after WW II. 147 pp. One page has ink markings. View more info

Image for Sex Workers in the Maritimes Talk Back

Sex Workers in the Maritimes Talk Back

By: Jeffrey, Leslie Ann and MacDonald, Gayle

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., UBC Press: 2006

Edition: First Number Line Ends in 1

Seller ID: 009528

Condition: Very Good


Photo cover paperback. First two leaves creased. Very clean and firmly-bound. 274 pp. View more info

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Mr. Speaker

By: Jerome, James

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1985

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003637

ISBN: 0-7710-4403-8

Condition: Very Good


Original black paper boards. Photo portrait DJ, unclipped. No writing or damage. Speaker of the House of Commons from 1974 to 1979, Jerome offers an insider's look at the difficult task of getting politicians to play by the rules. 175 pp. View more info

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The Missing Images; Eugeen Van Mieghem and the Jewish Emigrants of the Red Star Line.136

By: Joos, Erwin

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Schotten, Belgium, BAI:

Seller ID: 012021

ISBN: 9085866146

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover. No writing or damage. The missing link between the photographs of Roman Vishniac and those of Jacob Riis. 136 pp. View more info

Image for Little Citizens; The Humors of School Life

Little Citizens; The Humors of School Life

By: Kelly, Myra

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., McClure, Phillips: 1905

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 000048

Condition: Fair


Green cloth, original, with fetching cover art(Isidore Diamantstein giving Eva Gonorowsky a comic valentine). Book is edge-worn, edge-foxed and inscribed, but a not-to-be-missed account of a young Irish-born teacher and her charges on New York's East Side at the turn of the century. Full of malapropisms and 17 humourous line drawings. Surprisingly able writing by a young woman who died at only 35. 353 pp. View more info

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Melrose, Massachusetts 1900-1950:( Signed By Mayor Thistle)

By: Kemp, Edwin C.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Melrose, MA, Fiftieth Anniversary Committee: 1950

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002783

Condition: Good Plus


Original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Inscribed "To my good friend 'John' Shortis with kindest regards, Thomas L. Thistle, Mayor 1950." This book's only fault is stains from dampness on the DJ, which has bleached the cover lightly. Minor tears to DJ repaired inside. Many photos . The foldout record of fifty years of Statistics is perfectly clean and intact. There are no other names or signs of damage. This copy is unique for its original 1950 signature and its low price. 183 pp. plus foldout. View more info