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The Country Diary of Samuel Crawford

By: Bremner, Dawn (Ed.)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Gagetown, N.B., Queens County Historical Society & Museum, Inc.: 1988

Seller ID: 007612

Condition: Very Good


Original illustrated quarto softcover. A line-a-day diary of Samuel Hewlett Crawford (1861-1945). The rather pedestrian entries are accompanied by related drawings and colour photos of needlework pieces. Only three events beyond home at Upper Hampstead were worthy of Crawford's comment, one being the assassination of President McKinley in the United States. There are lots of names of friends and neighbours which are always of interest to genealogists. ISBN 0-9690893-... View more info

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Zero Energy Growth for Canada

By: Brooks, David B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited: 1981

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004717

ISBN: 0771016190

Condition: Very Good


Original white cloth on boards. Unclipped pictorial DJ. What is Zero Energy Growth ?, How Much Conservation ?, Feasibility of Zero Energy Growth, Getting from Here to There, The Politics of ZNG. Previous owner's name. 304 pp. View more info

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Dames and Daughters of the French Court

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 003763

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth lavishly decorated and lettered in gold on boards. Believed to be a first edition. Minor abrasion to extreme corner tips only. No names or other writing. Top edges gilt. Untrimmed front and foot. Biographical sketches of some of the French female upper crust - "the natural, the attractive, the lovable ones" from the 17th to early 19th Centuries. 290 pp. View more info

Canadian Democracy in Action

By: Brown, George W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Minister of Education/J.M. Dent & Sons: 1945

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 010570

Condition: Good to Very Good


Beige softcover backed in black cloth. Previous owner's bold name and address stamp. No writing or damage. 122 pp. with index. View more info

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Churches and Clergy of North Cumberland

By: Brown, Harry R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax, North Cumberland Historical Society: 1975

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006776

Condition: Very Good


Original beige softcover. Inscribed by the author (The Browns). No. 6 in a series. Previous owner's name and bookplate. Unusually detailed bios of the various ministers. 192 pp. View more info

Castles; A History and Guide

By: Brown, Reginald Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, Blandford Press: 1980

Seller ID: 012164

ISBN: 0-7137-1100-0

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book or DJ. A number of contributors have cooperated to make this a valuable historical resource. From the Contents page with its reference to 'machicolations' to the comprehensive index, the reader is presented with much useful information in both words and pictures. 192 pp. View more info

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Hero Tales from History

By: Burnham, Smith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Co.: 1938

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 011769

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Two women appear in this gathering of persons held in high honour as heroes of the American nation. 393 pp. with index. View more info

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Pathfinders of the Great Plains; A Chronicle of La Verendrye and His Sons

By: Burpee, Lawrence J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010149

Condition: Good Plus


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 19 of Chronicles of Canada Series. Complete with all illustrations, some of which have been re-inserted. This book makes reference to a number of tribes, including Assiniboines, Mandans, Anniers, etc., as well as several better-known. An important link in the story. 112 pp. View more info

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Where the Old West Stayed Young.

By: Burroughs, John Rolfe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Bonanza Books: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007466

Condition: Very Good


Original tan cloth on boards. DJ protected by plastic wrapper. Library stamp. History of Brown's Park and cattle ranching in Colorado and Wyoming. Heavy book will need extra postage. 376 pp. View more info

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Hudibras, in Three Parts; Two Volume Set

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Vernor and Hood, et al: 1799

Seller ID: 010180

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Full brown calf on heavy boards. Bookplate of previous owner in each volume. No writing. Corner tips worn. Volume II shows gutter strain to one gathering (194-208) but still holding together well. This long satiric poem casts aspersion upon Puritans, Presbyterians, Cromwellians, Roundheads, and Parliamentarians during the English Civil War, in which they were opposed by the Cavaliers, or Royalists, of whom Butler was one. Butler is said to have had many enemies and... View more info

The Spell of French Canada

By: Call, Frank Oliver

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page and Co.: 1939

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 012411

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on lavishly gilded boards, with DJ, in sturdy two-piece box. Previous owner's name. Minor corner tears to DJ and mold spots on book's rear cover. A remarkably clean and sound survivor of nearly 80 years. Foldout map and 5 1 additional illustrations capture Quebec as it used to be and, in some cases, still is. 372 pp. The Spell Series. Heavy book might need more postage. View more info

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Her Last Wee Treasure

By: Cameron, Alistair

Price: $25.00

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

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 002262

ISBN: 0-9692346-0-0

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial cover trade paperback, self-published and signed. First-person reveries by the author, transplanted from Scotland to New Brunswick in 1929, in authentic idiom. Kirkland, Bloomfield, and Woodstock, and two years in VanHorne's cottage on Minister's Island. 144 pp. View more info

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Aberdeen It Was Not

By: Cameron, Alistair

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Woodstock, N.B., The Author: 1982

Edition: First Edition Stated

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011311

Condition: Very Good


Green paperback showing cartoon cover by Josh Beutel. A warm and friendly account of moving from Scotland to Canada. 147 pp. View more info

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Challenging Years; 85 Years of the Council of Women in Saint John (1894-1980)

By: Campbell, R. Philip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005181

Condition: Very Good


Original blue trade paperback. Appears to be a reprint since a previous copy was dated 1894-1979 (85 years) on cover, while this one is dated 1894-1980, or 86 years. Several photos of founders and other officers. The early years, From war to depression, From depression to prosperity, Years of development, Parliamentary brief, Lists of convenorships, Lists of federated organizations, Histories of the federated organizations. 139 pp. View more info

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"A Very Fine Class of Immigrants"; Prince Edward Island's Scottish Pioneers 1770-1850

By: Campey, Lucille H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage Books: 2001

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007062

Condition: Very Good


Original illustrated cover trade paperback. Previous owner's name. The titles tell it all. Ship and passenger info. 184 pp. ISBN 1-896219-10-1 View more info

With Axe and Bible; The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874

By: Campey, Lucille H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012768

ISBN: 1897045220

Condition: Very Good


The author credits the stately stands of trees for bringing Scottish families to our shores. This book includes passenger lists, a useful source of names. 206 pp. View more info

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Views from the Steel Plant; Voices and Photographs from 100 Years of Making Steel in Cape Breton Island

By: Caplan, Ronald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wreck Cove, N.S., Breton Books: 2005

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007796

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo cover paperback. ISBN 1-895415-69-1. "With over 90 photos, these voices from the Steel Plant keep alive the work, courage and rich good humour that went into the cauldron of Cape Breton's 100-year industrial adventure." - Back cover. 218 pp. View more info

The Book of Rule; How the World is Governed

By: Cardenas, Elaine Hansen (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dorling Kindersley: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011712

ISBN: 0-7894-9354-3

Condition: Near Fine


Colour paper on boards. No writing or damage. A comprehensive look at the organization of various countries of the world. 320 pp. Very heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Past and Present

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company:

Seller ID: 012877

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth backed in green leather on boards. A general complaint against current conditions, with the Manchester Insurrection as an example. A plea for fair wages and justice for all workers. General condemnation of idleness, hunting parties, and corn laws. 435 pp. with index. Previous owner's name with date of 1914. View more info

On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.:

Seller ID: 012878

Condition: Good Plus


Sadly, though the cover matches the last two Carlyle books listed, this one has several small, light pencil marks in margins. It's all about heroes, whether as divinities, poets, kings, or other. These six essays were first published in 1841. Green cloth backed in green leather on boards. Previous owner's name and date of 1914. 334 pp. with index. View more info