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Faces of Fate; The Evacuation of Children from Great Britain During World War II

By: Van De Wiel, Debi

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Amherst, N.S., Acadian Printing, Inc.: 2002

Seller ID: 012207

ISBN: 0-9731105-0-3

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue softcover. Personal stories of British children transported to Canada and the US to escape WW II. 138 pp. plus Acknowledgements. View more info

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A History of Canadian Culture

By: Vance, Jonathan F.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Oxford University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012709

ISBN: 978-0-19-541909

Condition: Near Fine


Faultless black cloth on boards with DJ. Touches on a broad scope of issues and concerns, from Dorset sculpture to the Barenaked Ladies. 500 pp. with index. Heavy book will need exra postage. View more info

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The British Heritage; The People, Their Crafts and Achievements As Recorded in Their Buildings and on the Face of the Countryside

By: Various Authors

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Odhams Press, Limited:

Seller ID: 007553

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. No writing. Covers faded and spine joints and head worn. The British Heritage, Britain's Storied Past, Heritage of Soil, Heritage of Scenery, Britain as Seen by the Artists, Heritage of the Home, Heritage of the Town, Custom and Tradition, Heritage of Craftsmanship, Indes. 320 pp. View more info

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Recollections of the Crimean Campaign and the Expedition to Kinburn in 1855

By: Vieth, Frederick Harris D.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell & Son, Limited: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006367

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth lettered in gold on boards. Ink spots on spine. Previous owner's name. Gives the feeling of an autobiography rather than a report on the war, since more than the latter half is given to activities after returning to Nova Scotia. Nevertheless, both parts of the account have historical merit, and should be of worth to students of the Crimean War as well as to those interested in Nova Scotia's history. Hunters and fishermen should enjoy the last half especially. 309 pp. View more info

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Acadian Reminiscences

By: Voorhies, Judge Felix

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, University of Southwestern Louisiana: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009256

Condition: Near Fine


Original bright red cloth on boards. First written in 1907 by Judge Voorhies, who recalls the life and experiences of his grandmother, an Acadian evicted from her home and forced to flee to Louisiana. 109 pp. View more info

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Junius; Including Letters By the Same Writer, Etc., Etc. (2-Volume Set)

By: Wade, John

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1850

Edition: New and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 007766

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original smooth calf bordered in gold on boards. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Light wear ro spine joints. Previous owner's name in small script each volume. Hinges sound. Five raised bands each volume. Anonymous correspondence of the three years, 1769-1772, in strong disapproval of the ministry of Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3td Duke of Grafton, sent as letters to the Public Advertiser. The purpose of the letters, apparently, was to inform fellow Englishmen of their rights as well as to point out how the government of the day had infringed upon them. Elongated sentences constructed... View more info

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The Cariboo Road

By: Wade, Mark S.

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Haunted Bookshop for Hugh S. Wade: 1979

Edition: First Edition - #183 of 1000 Copies

Seller ID: 004363

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ slightly soiled and edgeworn. Previous owner's name. Researched, annotated, and indexed by Eleanor A. Eastick, whose signature appears below the Limited Edition information. A newly-found manuscript written in the 20's and never before published. Large foldout map of gold fields inside back cover. 264 pp. plus foldout map. View more info

The Wait Letters

By: Wait, Benjamin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Press Porcepic Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012954

ISBN: 0888780605

Condition: Good to Very Good


Introduction by Mary Brown. Afterword by Michael Cross. A highly-concentrated account, "describing how Benjamin Wait was condemned to Death, Reprieved at the Last Minute by the daring exertions of his Wife, transported in Chains to Van Dieman's Land, and how He Escaped." - DJ. Possible library experience. Stamp of Forrest House, Halifax. 159 pp. View more info

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No Hay Fever and a Railway; Summers in St. Andrews, Canada's First Seaside Resort

By: Walker, Willa

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B, Goose Lane Editions: 1989

Seller ID: 012233

Condition: Very Good


Original white cloth on boards. Onetime residents of Saint Andrews included Sir James Dunn, C.D. Howe, Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley, Sir Charles Tupper, and Sir William Van Horne, among many other prominent names. ISBN 0-86492-096-2. 171 pp. plus index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The United Empire Loyalists; A Chronicle of the Great Migration

By: Wallace, W. Stewart

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1914

Seller ID: 010160

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue leather on flexible board. No. 13 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Loyalists changed the course of history. Port Roseway becomes Shelburne. Quebec. Bay of Quinte. Governors Haldimand and Parr. No writing. Some pages re-attached. 148 pp. with index. View more info

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The New American Etiquette

By: Wallae, Lily Haxworth (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Books, Inc.: 1941

Seller ID: 008005

Condition: Very Good


Originial blue cloth on boards. A laugh-and-a-half for anyone who reads this book carefully. !n the chapter on Travel Etiquette, the "traveler of experience" is cautioned, "He doesn't occupy a full seat, unless it belongs entirely to him, while others are left standing." Tell that to my fellow commuters ! In the Military chapter, "A young girl should not go alone to an army post or camp to visit a soldier unless he is her brother. On a visit to any other man she should be accompanied by another girl or by a couple." Thumb-indexed for your convenience, everything from... View more info

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The Story of Stone Church 1825-1975

By: Ward, Evelyn

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., St. John's (Stone) Church: 1975

Seller ID: 008322

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original grey softcover. Tear to head of spine. A history of one of the oldest churches in Saint John. Extensive notes of the rectorsand their accomplishments. 89 pp. View more info

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The Children of Bladensfield

By: Ward, Evelyn D.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Sand Dune - Viking: 1978

Edition: First Published in 1978

Inscription: Mary Matthiessen Wheelwright, One of the Children.

Seller ID: 000174

Condition: Very Good


Original brown half-cloth on beige boards. DJ has interior tape repairs of two 2-inch tears and general edge reinforcement top and bottom. An unassuming and nostalgic look back to the American Civil War through the lives of a family who lost two sons in it. Much historical detail adds greatly to the value, from accounts of land transfers to descriptions of implements used in everyday life. Bladensfield House was built about 1690, and its 400 acres of land abound with wildlife and mystical fragrance. Essay by Peter Matthiessen, one of the family and an established author in his own right. ... View more info

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Courtship, Love, and Marriage in Nineteenth Century English Canada

By: Ward, Peter

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1990

Edition: First (No Additional printing)

Seller ID: 010361

ISBN: 0-7735-0749-3

Condition: Near Fine


White cloth on boards. No marks or damage. As well as the title subjects, this book takes special notice of class relations and the status of women for the time period. 219 pp. with index. The author is Associate Professor, Department of History, UBC. View more info

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$2000 Per Year and a Six Hour Day

By: Warren, Fred D.

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, National Office Socialist Party: 1912

Seller ID: 007235

Condition: Good


Original 32-page booklet touting Socialism. Back cover is an ad for a political weekly, Appeal to Reason, situated in Girard, Kansas. View more info

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The Burning of the Valleys: Daring Raids From Canada Against the New York Frontier in the Fall of 1780

By: Watt, Gavin K.

Price: $32.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 1997

Edition: First (Number Line Begins in 1)

Seller ID: 006577

ISBN: 1550022717

Condition: Very Good


Original colour cover trade paperback. Brief gift note. No other writing or damage. Research assistance by James F. Morrison. Another fast-moving account of skirmishes along the border as the Revolution draws near to its close. 392 pp. View more info

Island Studies; A Stream Out of Lebanon

By: Weale, David

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Charlottetown, Institute of Island Studies: 1988

Seller ID: 012988

ISBN: 0919013120

Condition: Good to Very Good


Softcover book of 57 pp. An inroduction to the hard-working Lebanese community of Prince Edward Island. No writing or damage. View more info

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Switzerland of the Swiss

By: Webb, Frank

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Pitman: 1913

Seller ID: 000231

Condition: Fair


Fragile, but complete and readable. Original blind-stamped green cloth over boards, no DJ. Front hinge starting to separate. Apparently was reprinted regularly. 25 or more ill. and foldout map. 254 pp. with index, plus ads. View more info

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Childhood Daze

By: West, Bertha

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Woodstock, N.B., Self-published:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 004125

ISBN: 0969321600

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover white trade paperback. A collection of lively incidents of social history, such as Martha's (age 7) falling in love with an older man (He was 9), and other intimate goings-on, delightfully described. 123 pp. of good-humoured writing. View more info

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Mock Trial; The Woodrow Wheatley Story

By: Wheatley, Woodrow

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Charlottetown, P.E.I., A-1 Computer Services: 1992

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003142

ISBN: 0-9693424-1-1

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial blue cover trade paperback. The author's 25-year fight with the PEI justice system over a bank's putting him out of business. 249 pp. View more info