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Revolution and Equilibrium

By: Deming, Barbara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grossman Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009497

Condition: Very Good


Tan trade paperback. A number of essays by this nonviolent peace activist who died in 1984. Gutter break at Pp. 150-151 necessitated gluing. 269 pp. View more info

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Britain in Arms (L'Effort Britannique)

By: Destree, Jules

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1917

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007436

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Translated from the French by J. Lewis May. Destree was a lawyer and journalist who was very active in the social and political world of Belgium. He was so concerned with the lack of unity in the country in this critical time that he had written to the king in to the effect that there were no Belgians, but rather only citizens of either Flanders or Wallonia. Since he had earlier suggested an autonomous Wallonia, his home region, his mo... View more info

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Origine Des Familles

By: Dionne, N.-E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1969

Seller ID: 009397

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Withdrawn from university library. Text in French. 611 pp. View more info

Vikings; A History of t he Norse People

By: Dougherty, Martin J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books, Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012351

ISBN: 978-1-78274-061

Condition: Near Fine


Photo cover on paper boards. Colorful and generously-illustrated, with just enough history. 224 pp. with index. View more info

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The Acadian Exiles; A Chronicle of the Land of Evangeline

By: Doughty, Arthur G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1916

Seller ID: 010159

Condition: Good Plus


Blue leather on flexible board. No. 9 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Top edges gilt. No writing. Some loose pages re-attached. The sad story of Charnisay and La Tour. The Lawrence regime. Expulsion. 178 pp. with index. View more info

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Being An American

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., The John Day Company: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003915

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ crinkled along head. Previous owner's name. The American idea, Public service, Problems of our times, Postwar horizons. 214 pp. View more info

For King, Constitution, & Country; The English Loyalists and the French Revolution

By: Dozier, Robert R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012249

ISBN: 0-8131-1490-X

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Unmarked and undamaged book and DJ. Thomas Paine, recently arrived in America from England, took a strong stand in support of the Revolution, notably promoted by his pamphlets. Living in France in the 1790's he was imprisoned for his views on revolution there, but was freed by James Monroe. 213 pp. View more info

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Dorothy Thompson's English Journey; The Record of an Anglo-American Friendship

By: Drawbell, James Wedgwood

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1942

Seller ID: 002590

Condition: Good


Original brght red cloth on boards. Shaken, with some strained gutters. Another chapter in the life of Dorothy Thompson, New York Herald Tribune columnist, radio broadcaster, and onetime wife of Sinclair Lewis, centred on her trip to Great Britain in the interval between the fall of France and the Battle of Britain. Thompson was the first American correspondent to be expelled from Germany by Hitler (1934). Several photos. 256 pp. View more info

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Writing Beyond the Ending; Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers

By: Duplessis, Rachel Blau

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 010627

ISBN: 0-253-20345-7

Condition: Good to Very Good


Dark blue illustrated cover paperback. Underlining limited to first 8 pp. Endings and Contradictions. The Rupture of Story and The Story of an African Farm. Breaking the Sentence; Breaking the Sequence. Perceiving the other-side of everything. Notes. 253 pp. with index. View more info

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What is the Indian ' Problem' ?; Tutelage and Resistance in Canadian Indian Administration

By: Dyck, Noel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Institute of Social and Economic Research: 1996

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000577

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Pictorial soft cover with flaps. 209 pp. including notes, bibliograpy, index, and ads. Minor pencil marginalia, not underlined. View more info

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Ignorant Armies; Sliding Into War in Iraq (Signed)

By: Dyer, Gwynne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 007386

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo cover trade paperback. Inscribed and signed by author. No other writing and no damage. "Startling in its conclusions, Ignorant Armies is the first book to make sense of an unnecessary war." - back cover. 188 pp. ISBN 0-7710-2977-2 and 9 780771 029776 View more info

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The Battle of Baltinglass

By: Earl, Lawrence (Larry Wiezel)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Borzoi/Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012054

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green patterned cloth on boards. DJ chipped head and foot. "The true story of a mountain village that stood up against the government of Eire...and won...excitingly reported in a deeply human, delightfully funny, and not altogether uninstructive book." - DJ. Larry Wiezel was active in writing and publishing at Saint John High. Following Dalhousie University he became a writer for the Montreal Standard. As a war correspondent in England he covered WW II, with spec... View more info

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Indian Boyhood

By: Eastman, Charles A. / Obiyesa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, McLure, Phillips & Co.: 1902

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 009620

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards with inset of Indian boy. "The North American Indian was the highest type of pagan and uncivilized man." - Foreword. The author shares his life experiences for the benefit of his young son. Previous owner's name on torn endpaper. Hinges cracked and glued. View more info

Diplomacy and Its Discontents

By: Eayrs, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012098

ISBN: 0-8020-1807-6

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. Beginning with Quebec's October Crisis of 1970, the author mounts a vital attack against the diplomatic profession. Sobering. 198 pp. View more info

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Legends of Greece Ancient and Modern

By: Economides, Irene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007826

Condition: Very Good


Original small, white booklet with illustrated cover. 68 pp. Signed. View more info

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House & Garden's Complete Guide to Interior Decoration

By: Editors of House and Garden

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simon and Schuster: 1953

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 005519

Condition: Very Good


Original black paper boards. DJ corner-clipped and taped to boards. Clear plastic jacket. Valuable reference for movie or live theatre sets featuring interiors in the 50's, whether traditional or modern. Library bookplate, discard stamp, card envelope, etc. Very informative description/illustration of various styles and periods. 319 pp. This heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Tales of the Observer

By: Edwards, Richard H. (Jr.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Jordan Marsh Company: 1950

Seller ID: 012962

Condition: Near Fine


An insider's version of the first hundred years of one of Boston's premier businesses. 116 pp. View more info

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Imperial Reckoning; The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya

By: Elkins, Caroline

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010698

ISBN: 0-8050-7653-0

Condition: Very Good


White paper boards backed in green cloth. No writing or damage. Appears to be a comprehensive and well-founded study of British domination of native tribes in Kenya, especially the Kikuyu. While immigrants from Britain were given large tracts to farm, native farmers were restricted and taxed, often being forced to work for the large landholders. Natives were forced to carry identification and live in camps where corporal punishment was the rule, often ending in death. Th... View more info

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A Social History of Scottish Dance; Ane Celestial Recreatioun

By: Emmerson, George S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queens University Press: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007642

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. DJ has a few tiny tears head and foot. Jigs, reels, hornpipes, and a whole lot of history ! This meaty volume will be of much interest to the student or teacher of dance as well as the historian. ISBN 0-7735-0087-1. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Mennonites in Canada, 1920-1940; A People's Struggle for Survival

By: Epp, Frank H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1982

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009187

Condition: Near Fine


Original bright blue cloth on boards. Just reading the author's bio is enough to make me want to read this book. That should ameliorate my ignorance when asked, "What's the difference between the Mennonites and the Amish ?" Heavy book will need extra postage. 640 pp. View more info