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In Search of the Magnetic North

By: Lefroy, John Henry

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada Ltd.: 1955

Seller ID: 010136

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. Observations in Northwest Canada by a young explorer in the artillery who eventually became Major-General Sir Henry Lefroy. 171 pp. View more info

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Kings Landing; A Geography Guide

By: Lehmann, Joseph G./Whiteford, Gary T.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Kings Landing, N.B., Kings Landing Corporation: 1980

Seller ID: 007608

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover booklet of approximately 72 pp. No writng or damage. A comprehensive view of life at this historical village, from initial planning to longterm effects. Described and pictured are buildings, activities, and animals. Quizzes and questions make your visit a learning experience. Don't miss the recipes ! View more info

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Country Matters

By: Leighton, Clare

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Limited: 1937

Seller ID: 012637

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. DJ split at spine and missing half of spine. To someone from the country, this book is a delight. Over 70 woodcuts by the author portray the Blacksmith, the Flower Show, and the Felled Oak, as well as many others. Timothy Childs rings in the New Year. 160 pp. View more info

The Visible Past; The Pictorial History of Simcoe County

By: Leitch, Adelaide

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: Simcoe County, Ontario, County of Simcoe: 1967

Edition: First Printing (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006934

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book. DJ has small chips at head of spine. A large, heavy book well-filled with wide-ranging text and photos. Surprising what an important part of Canadian history began in Simcoe County, and how many important leaders came from there or were active there - Banting, Brebeuf, Osler - many more names can be added. Photos are clear and comprehensive when taken together. Gives evidence of a strong community effort. No writing or damage to the book. DJ has three small edge tears along head. 305 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Iran Under the Pahlavis

By: Lenczowski, George (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Hoover Institution Press: 1978

Seller ID: 010757

ISBN: 0-8179-6641-2

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has small tears head and foot as well as scars from tape and library label removal. The reign of the Pahlavis began with a coup d'etat by Reza Khan in February, 1921. His son, Mohammad Reza Shah Aryamehr succeeded him in 1941.Surviving the ouster of Prime Minister Mossadegh in 1953, he was exiled in 1979. In came Ayatollah Khomeini. This heavy book will need extra postage. 550 pp. View more info

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"Characters Oriental"; A Series of 36 Coloured Drawings of Characters in Chinese and Japanese Mythology and Legend

By: Leonard, David James

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Hong Kong, South China Morning Post, Ltd./Four Corners Publishing Co. (Far East), Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009928

ISBN: 962-224-004-6

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Previous owner's name. Staples have pulled through the first three leaves. However, should the purchaser wish to separate the drawings for display, this would not be an issue. 36 brief descriptions on verso, cover page, and 36 drawings on recto. View more info

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Cry of the People; United States Involvement in the Rise of Fascism, Torture, and Murder and the Persecution of the Catholic Church in Latin America

By: Lernoux, Penny

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010701

ISBN: 0-385-13150-x

Condition: Good


Grey paper boards backed in black. Previous owner's name. Marginal marking in one chapter. Price-clipped DJ. A comprehensive look at a multi-party problem, by a resident of Colombia. Heavy book might need extra postage. 535 pp. View more info

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Tragedy in the Commons

By: Loat, Alison and MacMillan, Michael

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2014

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 010657

ISBN: 978-0-307-36129

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. This book strikes me as a proper and effective antidote to much traditional politics. 274 pp. View more info

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Manitoba Essays; Written in Commemoration of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the University of Manitoba

By: Lodge, R.C. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Lts.: 1193

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007891

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Tan DJ is unclipped, but has small piece missing at head of spine and is chipped along head. 19 essays by various members of various faculties, including one on the Loyalist migrations by L.O. MacFarlane. 432 pp. View more info

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Leon Trotsky Speaks

By: Lovell, Sarah (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Pathfinder Press, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009131

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original photo cover paperback. Organized into three parts: 1906-1917, the preparation for the socialist revolution in Russia; 1917-1929, Trotsky as Commissar of Foreign Affairs and defender of workers' democracy against Stalinism; and 1929-1940, his exile and death. Previous owner's name. 333 pp, including Index. View more info

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This Most Famous Stream; The Liberal Democratic Way of Life

By: Lower, Arthur R.M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1954

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008763

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has two short tears at front foot. General discussion of Liberalism, Christianity, Politics, American Revolution, etc. Previous owner's name. 193 pp. View more info

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A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions

By: M'Clintock, Captain

Price: $70.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1860

Seller ID: 012330

Condition: Fair to Good


Front hinge cracked and showing binding cords. Binding loose but complete. Laid in are newspaper clippings from 1926 and 1930 related to the search. Large foldout map. 375 pp. with appendix. Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Booth-Tucker; Sadhu and Saint

By: Mackenzie, F.A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, Limited: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011784

Condition: Very Good


Blue tweed on boards. DJ edges chipped. No writing. An early and vital worker for the Salvation Army, he maried General Booth's daughter. 295 pp. View more info

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Halifax Street Names; An Illustrated Guide

By: MacKenzie, Sheila with Robson, Scott

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Formac Publishing Company, Limited: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007834

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo cover trade paperback. Another exceptonally attractive publication from Formac. "A wonderful new book...with dozens of photos and contributions from 60 writers. It manages to explain the names of more than 700 streets in Halifax Regional Municipality."- Back cover. ISBN 0-88780-652-X. 192 pp. View more info

Loyalist Lineages of Canada; Volume II, Part I Only (Ackerman to McKenzie)

By: Macnab, Dorrine Robertson (Ed.)

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto Branch, UEL Assoc. Of Canada: 1991

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006567

ISBN: 0969517815

Condition: Near Fine


Original bright red composition over boards. Previous owner's name and date. This volume is the second of three, and covers the names of Ackerman to McKenzie as heads of families. Each of these families includes additional related surnames as is customary in genealogical records. 728 pp. This heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Days of Lorne; Impressions of a Governor-General

By: MacNutt, W. Stewart

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1955

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009111

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. DJ torn and taped inside. Second DJ (different) folded and laid in. "From the Private Papers of the Marquis of Lorne 1878-1883 in the possession of the Duke of Argyll at Inverary Castle, Scotland." - DJ. A closer than usual look at a brief, but important, period of Canada's history. 262 pp. View more info

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Heroes of Chivalry (Stories of Heroes Series)

By: Maitland, Louise

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Silver, Burdett and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 007289

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and watercolour initials on stuck-down first free endpaper. No other marks or damage. Stories are drawn from two sources, chiefly, those around King Arthur and his Round Table and those around Charlemagne. Series editor, C.B. Gilbert. Key to pronunciation of names in footnotes and table in back. 238 pp. View more info

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The Voyage of the Naparima; A Story of Canada's Island Graveyard

By: Mangan, James J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ste-Foy, Quebec, Carraig Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010293

ISBN: 0-9690805-2-2

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


White trade paperback with ship drawing. "The Saga of an Irish Family in 1847" label glued to cover. Previous owner's name marked out. This book takes the reader directly into the world of suffering and death which prevailed on Grosse Ile, Quebec, which was a quarantine station downstream from Quebec City. It is estimated that in 1830 30,000 immigrants were received here. 154 pp. View more info

Image for Wallaceburg; Faces and Places (Images of Canada)

Wallaceburg; Faces and Places (Images of Canada)

By: Mann, Alan

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 007725

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover paperback. No writing or damage. One of the very popular Images of Canada Series. Full of old photos of the area and its people. ISBN 0-7385-0165-4. 128 pp. View more info

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No Easy Fix; Global Responses to Internal Wars and Crimes Against Humanity

By: Marchak, Patricia

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal and Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011585

ISBN: 978-0-7735-3368

Condition: Very Good


Black paper boards. No writing. One tiny tear head of rear DJ. A study of three recent wars - Cambodia, Rwanda, and Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Serbia). An assessment of international interventions and criminal prosecutions. 375 pp. with index. View more info