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Image for Celebrating Our Heritage; The History of Westville

Celebrating Our Heritage; The History of Westville

By: Book Committee

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Antigonish, N.S., Casket Printing and Publishing: 1986

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004878

ISBN: 0920147004

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown trade paperback decorated and lettered in silver. No writing or damage. A very impressive local history compiled by a broad spectrum of students and residents. Several photos, ads, and descriptive text. Page 7 is fascinating, for it traces the process of putting a date to an important photo, which should be of interest to any historian. Well,done, Westville ! 208 pp. View more info

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Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal

By: Bosworth, Newton (Ed.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Montreal, William Greig: 1839

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth, delicately blindstamped recto and verso on boards. Previous owner's inked name, otherwise clean and faultless except for very light abrasion to head and foot of front joint. All 23 plates present as listed, with Ancient Plan (Foldout map of 1758) following Page 56 rather than opposite Page 91. Churches of many denominations are pictured, as well as substantial histories of them. Other prominent buildings, organizations, political events, etc., a... View more info

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Little Stories About Newfoundland

By: Brifett, Frances B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, J.M Dent & Sons, Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005485

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth decorated in red and black, lettered in black, on boards. Union Jack frontispiece is missing. Book One of Dent's Newfoundland History Readers. Colour portrait of Viking by Herbert Norris. 56 pp. Scarce. View more info

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The Atlantic Region to Confederation; A History

By: Buckner, Phillip A. And Reid, John G. (Eds.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto/ Fredericton, University of Toronto/ Acadiensis Press: 1994

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 011992

ISBN: 0-8020-6977-0

Condition: Very Good


Softcover of 491 pp. with index. Clovis, Folsom, and Plano Groups. Aboriginal peoples. European contact. Acadians. Confederation. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Furtive War; The United States in Vietnam and Laos

By: Burchett, Wilfred G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1963

Seller ID: 011233

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. No writing. Tiny stain bottom of Preface. The author had a long career in war correspondence. An Australian said to have been a member of the Communist Party, he was often opposed by British or American parties. 224 pp. with index. View more info

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Bishop (Gilbert) Burnet's History of His Own Time; 2 Vol. Set

By: Burnet, Thomas (Ed.)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Ward: 1724

Seller ID: 010260

Condition: Good


Brown calf on heavy boards. Vol. I From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Settlement of King William and Queen Mary at the Revolution: to which is prefixed A Summary Recapitulation of Affairs in Church and State from King James I to the Restoration in the Year 1660. Vol. II From the Revolution to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht in the Reign of Queen Anne, to which is added The Author's Life, by the Editor. Text blocks are clean and sound. Bot... View more info

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Pathfinders of the Great Plains; Vol. 19, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

By: Burpee, Lawrence J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1921

Seller ID: 010020

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Part VI, Pioneers of the North and West, continued. 116 pp. View more info

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Vanishing Canada

By: Butler, Rick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin, & Company, Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009865

ISBN: 0-7720-1302-0

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Previous owner's name, OW clean and undamaged. Scenes from across Canada, including a dozen or so by Isaac Erb of Saint John. No studio shots are included. Previous owner's name. 210 pp. View more info

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British Power and Thought: A Historical Inquiry

By: Canning, Hon. Albert S.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, and Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 004434

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth on boards. The author seems to be a generalist, with several related volumes to his credit in religion, political history, and language. This book was covered with MacTac, partly removed. Hinges weak but holding. Fabric bookmark. 308 pp. plus catalog of author's other works. View more info

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Livy; Books XXI and XXII, Hannibal's First Campaign in Italy

By: Capes, Rev. W.W. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 008145

Condition: Good Minus


Original red cloth on boards. Front hinge glued. Missing first free endpaper. Previous owner's name. Edge and corner wear. A few random pencil notations. 327 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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The Mayflower Pilgrims

By: Carpenter, Edmund Janes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Abingdon Press: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008835

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original grey cloth with pastedown on boards. No writing. Small top tear p. 14. The story of the Dutch and English passengers who landed on Long Point, Cape Cod, in 1620. 255 pp. with index. View more info

Image for The Great Intendant; Vol. 6 , Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

The Great Intendant; Vol. 6 , Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

By: Chapais, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1921

Seller ID: 010008

Condition: Good to Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Part II, continued. Iroquois subdued, Talon and the clergy, Signeurial system, Talon returns to France. 139 pp. View more info

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The Great Intendant; A Chronicle of Jean Talon in Canada 1665-1672

By: Chapais, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1914

Seller ID: 010141

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue leather on flexible board. Chronicles of Canada No. 6. No writing. A more luxurious binding than the red cloth ones (listed separately). After 10 years as intendant for the Province of Hainault, Talon was elected to serve in that capacity for the struggling Province of New France, beginning in 1665. He looked after workers and soldiers in connection with five or more new forts, rode herd on the West India Company, and planned a new settlement in the vicinity o... View more info

Image for Charlie King's Montreal; 50 Years of Photos - 1942 to 1992

Charlie King's Montreal; 50 Years of Photos - 1942 to 1992

By: Chenier, Maurice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Wine and Dine Publication: 1992

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006142

ISBN: 0-9694440-0-2

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover trade paperback. Signed by Charlie King on title. A visual history of the city, with text by Maurice Chenier. Laid in are two newspaper clippings. Black and white photos; several show the same subject in two views separated by several years. 185 pp. 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

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Indian Unrest: A Reprint, Revised and Enlarged, from "The Times"

By: Chirol, Valentine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1910

Seller ID: 005689

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Centers on "The enterprise of ruling and civilizing a great Asiatic population." - p. VIII. Library stamps and envelope. Front hinge cracked. 371 pp. View more info

Image for The Political Economy of Human Rights (2 Vol set); The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism/ After the Cataclysm;Postwar Indochina & the Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology

The Political Economy of Human Rights (2 Vol set); The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism/ After the Cataclysm;Postwar Indochina & the Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology

By: Chomsky, Noam and Herman, Edward S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Black Rose Books: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 011173

ISBN: 0-919618-88-X

Condition: Good to Very Good


Two thick paperbacks - one red, one blue. "The United States itself has a long history of imposing oppressive and terrorist regimes in regions of the world within the reach of its power..."- p. 1. These two volumes give the horrid details. A blow-by-account of major events since World War II. Review happenings in East Pakistan, Burundi, Latin America, East Timor, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Dominican Republic, Latin America, and Indochina. These two books h... View more info

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1968

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller ID: 012808

Condition: Very Good


Four softcover volumes in slipcase. The Birth of Britain. The New World. The Age of Revolution. The Great Democracies. No writing, marks, or damage to book or slipcase. Each volume approx. 320 pp. with index. View more info

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The Night Of the Knives

By: Coates, Robert C. (M.P.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012006

Condition: Good Plus


Diefenbaker's appointment to Minister of National Defence strikes out against Dalton Camp and others. Previous owner's name stamp. 210 pp. View more info

Image for The Canadian Album; Men of Canada; or Success By Example (Maritimes, Manitoba, and Northwest) Vol. III

The Canadian Album; Men of Canada; or Success By Example (Maritimes, Manitoba, and Northwest) Vol. III

By: Cochrane, Rev. Wm. (Ed.)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Brantford, Ont., Bradley, Garretson, and Co.: 1894

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 002385

Condition: Very Good


Original gold cloth lavishly decorated in dark brown and gilt on bevelled boards. NOTE: "This is a Maritime Province volume, as well as of Manitoba and the North-West, reaching as far west as British Columbia." - Introduction. Portraits and backgrounds of 483 men, one to a page. 488 pp. plus index. View more info