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The Plebiscite, Or A Miller's Story of the War

By: Erckmann-Chatrian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012474

Condition: Very Good Minus


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. No writing or damage. The war under consideration is the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871. The French government under Napoleon III issued a plebiscite, in which a "yes" vote was for peace, while a "no" vote was in favour of war with Prussia. 338 pp. View more info

The Myth Of the All-Destructive Fury of the Thirty Years' War

By: Ergang, Robert (Ph.D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocono Pines, Pa., The Craftsmen: 1956

Seller ID: 012433

Condition: Very Good


Light grey boards within heavier homemade brown boards. Refutes the popular arguments that Germany was nearly decimated in the 30 Years' War. 40 pp. Laid in is a 4-page section of the New Freeman for June 30, 1990, featuring names and photos of 13 graduates of Holy Heart Seminary in June, 1940, and the Grade Twelve Class of Saint John High School in 1949. Library number but no evidence of circulation. Clean and sound. View more info

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Complete Story of the San Francisco Earthquake; Illustrated

By: Everett, Marshall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Neil: 1906

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: 004501

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red cloth decorated and lettered in gold on boards. Also records eruption of Mount Vesuvius and many other natural disasters. Lots of photos with historical text. 304 paginated leaves plus a gallery of approx. 30 full-page illustrations. Minor wear to front joint and corner tips. Clean inside. View more info

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A History of the Ottawa Collegiate Institute, 1843-1903; Illustrated

By: Executive Committee O.C.I. (eds.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, The Mortimer Co. Ltd.: 1904

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002309

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth with gilt design on boards. Cover shows some wear and fading. Interior very good. Beginnings, Buildings, Trustees, Head Masters, Teachers, Donors, Lyceum, Athletics, Cadets, Visitors, Reminiscences, Old Boys, Reunion of 1903. 256 pp. View more info

Spirit of Canadian Democracy; A Collection of Canadian Writings from the Beginnings to the Present Day

By: Fairley, Margaret (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Progress Publishing Co.: 1945

Seller ID: 012520

Condition: Good to Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Dated from third page of the Introduction. Some entries in each official language (not bilingual). View more info

History of New Brunswick; As Originally Published in 1825

By: Fisher, Peter

Price: $125.00

Publisher: St. John, N.B., The New Brunswick Historical Society: 1921

Edition: Reprint of 1825 Edition

Seller ID: 002852

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth titled in gilt on boards. This copy is printed from a "photostadt"(sic) copy of the original, furnished by the Dominion archives. Notes and observations by Archdeacon W.O. Raymond are included. All text is clear and unmarked. Minor top corner cover bump. 133 pp. View more info

The First History of New Brunswick; Reprint of the 1921 Ed.

By: Fisher, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1980

Edition: Reprint of 1921 Edition

Seller ID: 012792

ISBN: 0-9690215-2-6

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue card cover trade paperback. Previous owner's name in pencil. Based on his 1825 work. 133 pp. View more info

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Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, Including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan

By: Fraser, James B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1833

Seller ID: 011417

Condition: Good


Brown cloth on boards. The Family Library, No. 70. Previous owner's name. 345 pp. View more info

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The Greater Abbeys of England

By: Gasquet, Abbot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Co., Limited: 1908

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004622

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark blue blindstamped cloth lettered in gold on boards. Fifty-nine colour plates after Warwick Goble. Top edges gilt. Three plates re-inserted. The heart-rending story of the destruction of the abbeys in 1535-1536 by Henry VIII's Bill of Suppression, carried out by Thomas Cromwell. Students of history, religion, and architecture alike will profit from a serious study of this book. Previous owner's name. 378 pp. View more info

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Every Life Counted

By: Georgia Frances (Reid) McGinn and Mary Wendy (Reid) O'Hara

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published:

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006125

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo soft cover with plastic coil. A family record of the grandparents of the two authors. The author of "Together in Exile", Peter Murphy, provided early information on the Mullin, Reed, Crilly, and Keenan families, while family members on both sides pitched in with records of Reid, Crilley, Perry, and Tobin families as well. The result is an impressive 303-page document which includes many photos as well as text. Something to make any family member... View more info

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Persepolis; The Achaemenian Capital

By: Ghirshman, R. And Herzfeld, E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tehran, Iran, Mirdashti Farhangsara:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006337

ISBN: 9649163476

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue paper boards. Unclipped colour photo DJ. Compiled and translated by F. Ghani. Text in English with some Arabic. One tiny chip from front DJ. 122 pp. Photo history of the empire from the Seventh to Fourth Centuries, B.C. culminating in the development of Iran. Heavy book may need extra postage. View more info

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Canadian Mosaic; The Making of a Northern Nation

By: Gibbon, John Murray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1938

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009198

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Comprehensive consideration of the influence of various countries and people in founding Canada. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. 455 pp. View more info

Letters and Diaries of Lady Durham

By: Godsell, Patricia (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon Press: 1979

Seller ID: 012640

ISBN: 0-88750-3233

Condition: Very Good


Tan tweed on boards. DJ has two faint spots on front. While Lord Durham is dealing with rebellion in Canada in the summer of 1838, his wife was keeping his mother-in-law informed. The Report on the Affairs of British North America is credited with leading to the union of 1841, responsible government, and Confederation. 203 pp. with index. View more info

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History of Modern Europe, 1878-1919

By: Gooch, G.P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Ork, Henry Holt and Company: 1923

Seller ID: 010169

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Dark green cloth on boards. Negligible underlines in Chapter I only. Meant as a continuation of Fyffe's History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, yet differing in method. Noted for its impartiality, even to the point of detachment, the book deals primarily with diplomatic transactions of various countries rather than their internal development. Date estimated from the Preface (December, 1922). 728 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Prehistoric London; Its Mounds and Circles

By: Gordon, E.O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Covenant Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1946

Edition: Fourth Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 004827

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Religion, race, and language of pre-Christian Britain; Open-air sanctuaries and places of national assembly; and various historical researches into origins of law, religion, and fairs, etc. 159 pp. including index. View more info

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Ready...Set...Go ! A St. John's Sports Pictorial

By: Graham, Frank W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Creative Publishers: 1988

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003292

ISBN: 0-920021-54-9

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Colour photo DJ has short head tears taped inside. Inscription with no other writing. Many photos, including several full-page. Issued in conjunction with the city's Centennial. 260 pp. with index. View more info

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The Tribune of Nova Scotia; Vol. 28, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

By: Grant, William Lawson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1921

Seller ID: 010024

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Part VII, The Struggle for Political Freedom. Responsible government. Railways. 163 pp. View more info

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The Museum Called Canada

By: Gray, Earle

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Random House Canada: 2004

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 007405

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown paper boards. A "museum" of 25 rooms, from Entry Hall to Earth and Sky Atrium, tracing Canada's history through a number of artifacts, written, drawn, carved, or otherwise created, and described in detail. Heavy book will need extra postage. 705 pp. plus Acknowledgements and Index. Previous owner's bookplate, with no other writing and no damage. ISBN 0-679-31220-X. View more info

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A Short History of the English People (3 Vol. Set)

By: Green, J. R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co, Ltd.: 1898

Edition: Special/Illustrated Edition (First Thus)

Seller ID: 010191

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon cloth, backed in heavier, darker leather-like cloth on boards. One loose colour illustration in Vol. 2, and a few gutter strains in the three volumes. Typical of the unusual quality of this set is a 5-part foldout colour drawing of London in 1600 (Frontispiece of Vol. 3). Edited by Mrs. J.R. Green and Miss Kate Norgate. Normal wear to covers and corners, with short tear in spine of Vol. 3. 1906 pp. in the three volumes. Large, heavy books will need extra pos... View more info

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History of the English People (Three-Volume Set)

By: Green, John Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt:

Seller ID: 005155

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Covers the period 449-1760. Previous owner's name in light pencil. No noticeable damage. 578, 501, and 453 pp., respectively. View more info