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Image for Porches and Portals of Old Fredericksburg, Virginia

Porches and Portals of Old Fredericksburg, Virginia

By: Carmichael, Virginia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Old Dominion Press: 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004908

Condition: Near Fine


Original green cloth with oval pastedown and gold titles on boards. Exceptionally good condition. The Charles Dick House, Kenmore, Rising Sun Tavern, Carmichael House, Mary Washington House, Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, Monroe Law Office, Old Wellford House, National Bank Building, Sentry Box, Doswell House, and Brompton are pictured and described at some length although the book has only 46 pp. View more info

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Loyalist Zone Senior Citizen Clubs

By: Carr, Willis (Co-ord.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Studio Thirty: 1985

Seller ID: 003309

Condition: Very Good


Original photo card covers stapled and backed. Approx 70 pp. of history and photos of 31 senior citizen clubs in the Saint John area. Hand dated 1984-85 on cover. View more info

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Aboriginal People and Colonizers of Western Canada to 1900

By: Carter, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1999

Seller ID: 010686

ISBN: 0-8020-7995-4

Condition: Very Good


Brown paperback in excellent condition. Corrects some of the generalizations heard previously. With regard to the practice of agriculture, Aboriginals were known to have been farming for at least 400 years before the arrival of the Selkirk settlers from Scotland. Secondly, the death records from diseases contracted from white settlers were far higher than ordinarily believed. 195 pp. with index. View more info

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Wagon Wheels to Oregon

By: Casebeer, Fern Row

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., Southern Publishing Association: 1957

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004935

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original yellow pictorial cloth on boards. An 1890's family history written in second person, in which they sell their farm in Nebraska and move by horses and wagons to Oregon. They are joined by friends from Wyoming. Easy reading. 208 pp. View more info

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The Little White Schoolhouse (Volume I)

By: Charyk, John C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Sask., Western Producer Book Service: 1973

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 010102

ISBN: 0-919306-08-X

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth on boards. Canada Council bookplate. No writing or damage except chipping along head of DJ. The author attended and taught in such schools. Sad that the migration to the city continues in spite of the knowledge that one-room schools were often best. 302 pp. with index. View more info

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Souvenir et Reconnaissance; Veterans De La Region Chaleur

By: Chiasson, Tony with Deveau, Adrienne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nigadoo, N.B., Le Comite Du Millenaire Chaleur:

Seller ID: 003294

ISBN: 2-9806936-0-X

Condition: Very Good


Original trade paperback with photo pictorial of monuments on green with poppies. Many portraits and biographies. Text in French. No writing or damage. 304 pp. View more info

Image for On Western Terrorism; From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare

On Western Terrorism; From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare

By: Chomsky, Noam and Vltchek, Andre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Between the Lines: 2013

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 011150

ISBN: 978-1-77113-115

Condition: Near Fine


Grey paperback. Faultless condition (No writing or damage). Conversation between Chomsky and a leading photographer and journalist on various related issues: Colonialism; Crimes of the West; Propaganda and the Media; India; China; Latin America; Arab Spring; etc. The murder of Berta Cerares on March 3, 2016, is directly related. 192 pp. with index. View more info

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Finding Common Ground; The Proceedings of the Aylmer Conference

By: Chretien, Jean (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hull, Quebec, Voyageur Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 005001

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original pictorial cover trade paperback. A three-day Liberal conference to unite the party by pulling them toward the center in preparation for the next election. This book is a series of addresses on globalization, the economy, and the environment by conference guests from Canada and Europe. 246 pp. View more info

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In the Balance; Speeches 1949 and 1950

By: Churchill, Winston Spencer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1951

Edition: First Published 1951

Seller ID: 004189

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's/donor's bookplate and name in pencil. Several library stamps. Card and due date slip left in to show no circulation. Current events were the Korean War, the devaluation of the Pound Sterling, the General Election of 1950, the birth of NATO, and American rearmament programs. 456 pp. View more info

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The Newly Born Woman

By: Cixous, Helene and Clement, Catherine

Price: $15.00

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

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

John Palmer (of Bath); Mail Coach Pioneer

By: Clear, Charles R.

Price: $20.00

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

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

Treaties and Promises; Salteaux Indians

By: Coatsworth, Emerson S.

Price: $15.00

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

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 ... View more info

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Sounding the Alarm; Poverty in Canada

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

Price: $15.00

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

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

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

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

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 ... View more info