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Outlines of the World;s History, Ancient, Mediaeval, and Modern, with Special Relation to the History of Civilization and the Progress of Mankind

By: Swinton, William

Price: $33.00

Publisher: N.Y., Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, and Co.: 1876

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002224

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth with gilt emblem on boards. Red cloth spine with gilt lettering. Diagrams and colour maps. First front free endpaper missing. Previous owner's name. Glued-in poem naming the kings and queens of England in order. Bookseller's stamp. Slight spine and corner wear. 498 pp. View more info

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Outlines of the World's History, Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

By: Swinton, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor and Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 011511

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards, backed in red leather. Two leaves (pp. 11-14) have chipped edges. Many maps, colored and black/white and other illustrations. 498 pp. with index. View more info

Swinton's Outlines of the World's History, Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

By: Swinton, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., A. And W. MacKinlay: 1883

Edition: Revised Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 012325

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon cloth on boards. Foxing to front endpapers. Previous owner's name. Front hinge cracked. Ancient Oriental Monarchies. History of Greece. History of Rome. Mediaeval History. Modern History. Appendix. 516 pp. with index. View more info

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The Canadian Almanac and Miscellaneous Directory for the Year 1911

By: Thomas, Arnold W. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp, Clark Company, Limited: 1910

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010384

Condition: Good Minus


Green softcover book of 504 pp. Lists of all sorts of information such as post offices, military personnel, bank records, railroads, duty rates, ship schedules, government officials, etc. 504 pp. Book is intact and complete, but has small bits missing from head and foot of spine. No writing. View more info

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"The Spirit of Sussex"; Volume One: Memories Recalled

By: Thomson, Winnifred Conrad (Ed.)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Sussex, N.B., Sussex History Book Committee: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007223

Condition: Very Good


Original red softcover. A gathering of memories from several old-timers of the town, including the C.N.R. station, Busy Bee Restaurant, and the Rifle Range. 80 pp. View more info

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Politics in New Brunswick

By: Thorburn, Hugh G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronoto, University of Toronto Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012014

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ chipped along head and foot of front cover. DJ flap points out the problems which New Brunswick shares with Canada as a whole. That still seems to be the case. No. 10 in Canadian Government Series. 217 pp. with index. View more info

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The Romance of London: Historic Sketches, Remarkable Duels, Notorious Highwaymen, Rogueries, Crimes and Punishments, and Love and Marrage

By: Timbs, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.:

Edition: Chandos Classics Edition

Seller ID: 001609

Condition: Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No DJ. "The Chandos Classics". Previous owner's name and bookplate. Front hinge cracked; not separated. Musty. 509 pp. View more info

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Bartlett's Canada; A Pre-Confederation Journey

By: Tyrwhitt, Janice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1968

Seller ID: 011297

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. All the familiar Bartlett prints of Canada. Informative text makes the scenes come to life. Gift note. Small tear to head of DJ fold. 191 pp. View more info

The New Brunswick Magazine; Vol. III (July-November, 1899)

By: W.K. Reynolds

Price: $125.00

Publisher: St. John, N.B., W.K. Reynolds: 1899

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006879

Condition: Good Minus


ORIGINAL issues of this important monthly. Volume III had only five issues. Covers have more wear and several are separated. Front cover for November is missing. Interiors are complete and intact. The Consest (sic) for Sebaskastaggan by Rev. W.O. Raymond; Our First Families (Ninth Paper) by James Hannay; The Story of an Emigrant by Historicus; Recollections of an Old Timer by W.M. Jordan; The Evacuation of New York; The Genesis of New Brunswick; Hancock and Adams.; The... View more info

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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

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Behind the Hill

By: Wade, Scott and Lloyd, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Students' Representative Council, Associated Alumni, and the Senate of the University of New Brunswick: 1967

Seller ID: 000499

Condition: Good


Original pictorial cloth on boards, pictorial DJ. A history of the university, not a student yearbook. 222 pp. View more info

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The United Empire Loyalists; A Chronicle of the Great Migration; Vol. 12, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

By: Wallace, W. Stewart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1921

Seller ID: 010014

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owners' names. Part IV, The Beginnings of British Canada. Persecution. Exodus to Nova Scotia. Quebec. New Brunswick. America. Cover spots. 148 pp. View more info

Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare 1457 B.C. - 1815 A.D.

By: Watkins, Jack (Gen Ed.)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books Limited: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012502

ISBN: 978-1-907446-91

Condition: Near Fine


Records of 170 key encounters from ancient Egyptians to the end of the Napoleonic era. Huge, heavy book of 320 pp. will need extra postage. Book is faultless. DJ has one-inch tear at foot of spine. View more info

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A History of Shediac, New Brunswick 1928

By: Webster, John Clarence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1953

Edition: Reprinted 1953

Seller ID: 009277

Condition: Very Good


Original blue stapled softcover of only 24 pp. A few related marginal notes. On Ganong's map note the number of properties "escheated " in 1767. Were the previous owners Acadians ? 24 pp. View more info

The Thirty Years War

By: Wedgwood, C. V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Book of the Month Club: 1995

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 012284

Condition: Near Fine


Grey paper boards backed in grey cloth. No marks or damage to book or DJ. 544 pp. View more info

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The Union of the British Provinces

By: Whelan, Hon. Edward (M.P.P.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gardenvale, Quebec, Garden City: 1927

Seller ID: 000289

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of an 1865 volume, in excellent condition. Green cloth with blind-stamped border, no DJ. "F82/.W2" on FFEP its only marks. Portrait front. with tissue guard. Introduction by D.C. Harvey, Professor of History, University of Manitoba. 248 pp. View more info

The Works of Flavius Josephus

By: Whiston, William (Trans.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited: 1892

Seller ID: 012937

Condition: Good Plus


Note: Very small print. Dark blue cloth on boards. Public library evidence, but not damaged or inscribed. Contains Life of Flavius Josephus, The Antiquities of the Jews, The Wars of the Jews, Flavius Josephus Against Apion, Josephus's Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades, and Appendix. 762 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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His Eminence of England (The Canterbury Festival Play, 1953)

By: Williamson, Hugh Ross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1953

Edition: First (First Published 1953)

Seller ID: 006471

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. A few tiny edge tears in DJ. Reginald Pole (1500-1558) could have been Pope, and might have been King. As a Cardinal he moved among the high and mighty. As a mover and shaker he was often threatened with assassination, for he was always in the middle between Church and State. After reading an internet biography I wondered how the playwright could compress the story into 78 pp. of a small book. Perhaps his greatest achievement was... View more info

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Adventurers All; Tales of Forgotten Heroes in New France

By: Wilson, Clifford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited: 1933

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005713

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth on boards. Prize bookplate and additional owner's name. Interior clean. Edges slightly soiled. Aimed at a Juvenile reading level, to make history come alive. 244 pp. View more info

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A Popular History of the Dominion of Canada from the Discovery of America to the Present Time, Etc.

By: Withrow, Rev. William H.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1884

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006672

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original leather boards rebacked in brown cloth. Previous owner's name. Hinges cracked, and last 3 endpapers glued. Sturdy and clean. 642 pp. plus index. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info