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The Newly Born Woman

By: Cixous, Helene and Clement, Catherine

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 010625

ISBN: 0-8166-1466-0

Condition: Good


Violet paperback. Theory and History of Literature, Vol. 24 . Translated from the French by Betsy Wing. Small amount of underlining and highlighting. Gift note. Introduction; The Guilty One; Sorceress and Hysteric; Seduction and Guilt; Sorties; Out and Out; Attacks/ Ways Out/ Forays; Exchange; A Woman Mistress; the Untenable; glossary. 160 pp. plus glossary. View more info

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A Guide to Copies and Abstracts of Irish Wills; First Series

By: Clare, Rev. Wallace (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005166

ISBN: 0806305150

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's partial bookplate. No writing or damage. Originally published in 1930, with promise of a second edition to be released in 1931. This first edition lists authors of wills by surname alphabetically, with the year of probate and source of reference, for wills dated 1664-1834 for the most part. A list of 26 reference sources is given. 111 pp., plus a list of Subscribers. View more info

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John Palmer (of Bath); Mail Coach Pioneer

By: Clear, Charles R.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Blandford Press, Ltd./ Postal History Society: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012539

Condition: Very Good


Although mail was being distributed in some cases by stagecoach, the service was slow, drivers were immature and undependable, and robberies were frequent. John Palmer proposed quicker delivery accompanied by guards, at a slightly higher cost. After a week's trial the new plan was accepted. Palmer's troubles weren't over, but he and his system survived. 109 pp. View more info

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Masters of Their Own Destiny; The Story of the Antigonish Movement Of Adult Education Through Economic Cooperation

By: Coady, M. M.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1939

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 011874

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. The Antigonish Movement took shape in the 1920's as a response to the felt needs of Northeastern Nova Scotia. Many cooperative courses and programs were fostered by local groups with strong support from St. Francis Xavier University and various Roman Catholic and Scottish Catholic groups. 170 pp. with index. There are perhaps a dozen marginal comments, not affecting legibility. View more info

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Treaties and Promises; Salteaux Indians

By: Coatsworth, Emerson S.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Scarborough, Ont., Ginn and Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012491

Condition: Very Good


Softcover booklet of 24 pp. gives skeletal background of treaty negotiations with Salteaux tribe at Northwest Angle. From the tribe's point-of-view the words of David Courchene on p. 22 are worth considering. View more info

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Changing Seasons; Letters from Armenia (Signed)

By: Coe, Barbara A. (Ph.D.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Trafford Publishing: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004407

ISBN: 141207022-8

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo cover trade paperback. Signed by author. Coe served as a visiting professor in this ancient, formerly communist, country for 2 1/2 years. Sponsored by the Civic Education Project, her aim was to counteract the widespread reality in Armenia that people felt unable to change their leaders, their country, or their communities. These letters convey the challenges and the joys of dealing with bright students and ignorant officials, gourmet meals and backfiring beans, and the structural conflict between credit from the West and military security from Russia. Surely a caref... View more info

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Sounding the Alarm; Poverty in Canada

By: Cohen, The Hon. Erminie Joy / Petten, Angela

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Private Press: 1997

Seller ID: 004613

Condition: Very Good


Original white card soft cover backed in black. A no-nonsense essay on the failure of governments to provide for the poor. English and French texts. 46 pp. in English. 48 pp. in French. View more info

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Black Men of the Sea

By: Cohn, Michael/ Platzer, Michael K. H.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1978

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003773

ISBN: 0-396-07546-0

Condition: Good Plus


Original beige cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ chipped along head. Front endpaper clipped in half. "A valuable and fascinating record of a relatively little-known facet of our nautical heritage." - DJ. 158 pp. with index. View more info

Jeanne, La Bonne Lorraine

By: Coissac, Jean-Baptiste

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Llibraire Larousse: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003358

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red faux leather lettered in gilt with pictorial pastedown on boards. Text in French. Four colour plates and 12 smaller b/w/ line drawings. The story of Joan of Arc and her martyrdom in 1431. Photo shows abrasion to cover. Light edge foxing. Previous owner's initials only. 141 pp. plus Table des Matieres. View more info

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Lord Mount Stephen (First President of Canadian Pacific Railway) ; An Address Given at the National Newcomen Luncheon

By: Coleman, D.C.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., 1945

Seller ID: 003870

Condition: Good Plus


An address delivered July 11, 1945, by D.C. Coleman, Chairman and President, Canadian Pacific Railway, in honour of its first president, George Stephen. Interesting accounts of quarrels with William Van Horne and James J. Hill as to routes of the new railway, and disappointment over Sir John Macdonald's failure to give Canadian Pacific joint and equal rights over the Government-owned route from Saint John to Halifax. 15 pp. View more info

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Memoir of Thomas Fowell Buxton; Embracing a Historical Sketch of Emancipation in the West Indies, and of the Niger Expedition for the Suppression of the Slave Trade

By: Collier, Mary A.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, MA, American Tract Society: 1861

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001920

Condition: Very Good


Original blind-stamped green cloth on boards. Ornate spine gilding, with printed "43" and words, "Model S.S. Library". An abbreviated version of the memoir prepared by his son, Charles Buxton. Early Days, Dublin University, Business, Decision of Character, Prison Visits, Book on Prison Discipline, House of Commons, Slave Trade, Excitement in the West Indies, Retirement, Slave Trade at Mauritius, Insurrection in Jamaica, Public Protest, Debate, Day of Freedom, South Africa, Rome, Pompeii, Treaties with African Chiefs, Illness and Death. Both endpapers missing. 290 pp. plus... View more info

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They Planted Well; New England Planters in Maritime Canada

By: Conrad, Margaret

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Acadiensis Press: 1988

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005691

ISBN: 0-919-107-20-6

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial soft cover after a drawing by William Morrison, ca. 1830. This book is comprised of proceedings of the Planter Studies Conference sponsored by the Planters Studies Committee , held in Wolfville, N.S., in October, 1987. MISSING pp. 2-11 of the Introduction and pp. 14-15, which are the first two pages of the article by R.S. Longley, entitled The Coming of the New England Planters to the Annapolis Valley. A careful look revealed no additional missing pages. Many photos of houses, interiors, furnishings, artifacts, clothing, portraits, and tombstones. No writing or damage e... View more info

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Not By Choice; The True Story of the French English Struggle

By: Cougle, R.J.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B, Self-published: 1989

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008279


Original blue-and-white soft cover. Head of title page excised. Small tear foot of spine. Absorbing account of how our long-standing troubles over language came to be. 141 pp. plus References. View more info

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The History of the Salvation Army (Vol. Six, 1914-1946)

By: Coutts, Frederick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Salvation Army: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011983

ISBN: 0-89216-035-7

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked softcover copy of Vol. 6 of a 6-volume edition. SA spine sticker and bookplate. View more info

Image for The Marvellous Country; Or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, the Apaches' Home

The Marvellous Country; Or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, the Apaches' Home

By: Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Amherst, N.S., Rogers & Black: 1874

Seller ID: 012432

Condition: Good


Green cloth on boards, lettered in gilt on cover and spine. Spine worn head and foot. Hinges cracked and glued. 532 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Girl Guides of New Brunswick 1967-1985

By: Crawford, Mrs. Sally

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Council, Girl Guides of Canada: 1985

Seller ID: 010976

ISBN: 0-9692051-0-4

Condition: Good Minus


White softcover. Upper rear corner bent and creased. No writing. 56 pp. View more info

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Bluenose Ghosts

By: Creighton, Helen

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw- Hill Ryerson, Ltd.: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012226

ISBN: 0-7700-0022-3

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. A few white specks and cup ring on cover. 280 pp. "You will have discovered too that the supernatural in Nova Scotia is not a subject talked about for the sole purpose of entertainment..." - P. 280. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Bluenose Magic; Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia

By: Creighton, Helen (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing, Limited: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011175

ISBN: 1-55109-487-8

Condition: Good Plus


Colour cover paperback. No writing. Faint tea stains on front edges and one index page. 312 pp. with index. View more info

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The Romance and Rise of the American Tropics

By: Crowther, Samuel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran: 1929

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000233

Condition: Good


Original orange cloth over boards, torn DJ repaired inside with invisible tape. Front hinge shows strain, but still strongly attached. Treats of West Indies as well as Central America. Credits Yankee ingenuity in building up economies of these areas. 175 illustrations. 390 pp. with index. View more info

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The King's Royal Regiment of New York/ Index, Appendices, and a Master Muster Roll

By: Cruikshank, Brig. Gen. Ernest A./ Watt, Gavin K. (Ed.)

Price: $110.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario Historical Society: 1984

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006566

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate and endpaper notes. A book about Canada and Canadians, especially Ontarians, in the years between 1775 and 1783. As well as the two main features of the book, a number of related clippings, brochures, and photographs are laid in. 295 pp., including index. View more info