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The Cariboo Road

By: Wade, Mark S.

Price: $100.00

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

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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The Black Loyalists; the Search for Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone 1783-1870

By: Walker, James W. St. G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Africana Publishing Company and Dalhousie University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 005692

ISBN: 0-8419-0266-6

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue trade paperback lettered in white. First free endpaper missing, with no other damage and no writing.The first group of Black Loyalists is said to have come to Halifax from Boston in 1776 While all able-bodied blacks were invited to join the British cause, some were forced to do so, while others were returned to their former owners for bounty paid. Even a long boat ride to Sierra Leone was welcomed by some as the best opportunity. 438 pp. View more info

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

By: Walker, Willa

Price: $20.00

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

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

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... View more info

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The War of the Revolution (In Two Volumes)

By: Ward, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan Company: 1952

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006565

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards, two volumes in slipcase. No writing or damage. Heavy, so please allow for extra postage. Volume I deals with The War in the North. Volume II picks up with the clashes at Fort Stanwix, carries to the last invasion of the New York border, and then changes to consider The War in the South. Volume I has 475 pp, while Volume II continues the story and ends at p. 989, including the index. View more info

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The Story of Stone Church 1825-1975

By: Ward, Evelyn

Price: $20.00

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

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... View more info

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Courtship, Love, and Marriage in Nineteenth Century English Canada

By: Ward, Peter

Price: $20.00

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

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

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

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

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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The Voice of Newfoundland; A Social History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, 1939-1949

By: Webb, Jeff A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2008

Seller ID: 008502

Condition: As New


Original photo cover trade paperback. Bought new from university bookstore. Emergence of Public Broadcasting, Government Use, Music and News, Wartime, Confederation Debates, Transitions. 272 pp. View more info

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The Origin of the English

By: Weldon, Major B. De W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Covenant Publishing Co., Ltd.:

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 011017


Brown cloth on boards. Frequent pencil notation. Traces the history of the English to the fall of the City of Samaria to the Assyrians in 721 B.C., the end of the Kingdom of Israel. 272 pp. plus two Appendices and Index. It is recommended that you read Appendix B before reading Chapter I. View more info

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Childhood Daze

By: West, Bertha

Price: $18.00

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

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

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The Lengthened Shadow of One Man

By: Wheelwright, William Bond and Kean, Sumner

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fitchburg, MA, Crocker, Burbank, & Co., Ass'cn.: 1957

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006825

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth backed in red cloth on boards. Signed by Donald M. Crocker, one of five fifth-generation managers of the company, makers of book and industrial papers since 1826. 181 pp. View more info

Stories from the Six Worlds; Micmac Legends

By: Whitehead, Ruth Holmes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012952

ISBN: 0921054068

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon cloth on boards. DJ Very Good shows wear to front hinge area. This book impresses me as factual and authentic. Well illustrated and of good material. 242 pp. View more info