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A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons / Military Antiquities Respecting a History of the English Army From the Conquest to the Present Time: A New Edition with Material Additions and Improvements

By: Grose, Francis

Price: $975.00 USD

Publisher: Piccadilly, I. Stockdale: 1812

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004712

Condition: Good Plus


Original heavy grey paper boards backed (rebacked) in black leather. Original brown leather spine labels. Two-volume set. Patterned endpapers and marbled edges. Volume II hinge cracked at title, with title page nearly separated. Otherwise solidly bound and holding together well. The author served in the Cavalry, Infantry, and Militia. This edition is an improvement over the first ( which was lacking in chronological order ) by being divided and arranged into chapters. 29 illustrations in Volume I. 22 illustrations in Volume II, by a number of engravers. Many cuts are full-page. Peta... View more info

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A Popular History of England from the Earliest Times to the Accession of Victoria/ Guizot's Popular History of England from the Accession of Victoria 1837-1874 (5-Vol. Set)

By: Guizot, M.

Price: $525.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat: 1876

Seller ID: 009265

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original 3/4 leather on marbled boards. Volumes 1-4 published 1876. Volume 5 with General Index published 1881. All five volumes translated by M.M. Ripley. No writing or foxing throughout. Vol. 1 missing fingernail-size piece head of spine. Vol. 2 has cracked rear hinge. Vol. 5 has cracked front hinge. Light normal wear to corner tips. A sturdy, attractive set with marbled boards, edges, and endpapers. 408, 448. 408, 458, and 539 pp., respectively. Illustrations tissue-guarded wherever appropriate. Vol. 5 weighs 1.835 Kg., just over 4 lbs, with others slightly less. Please inquire for... View more info

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Canadian Footprints; A Study in Foregrounds and Backgrounds

By: Hammond, M.O.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada, Limited: 1926

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005877

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original violet paper boards backed in blue cloth. Gift inscription, "T.A. Crerar from C. Rice-Jones with Best Wishes. Christmas, 1926." These two men were fellow officers of the United Grain Growers, Winnipeg, about 1920. This volume is a general history of Canada, with many photos. Minor pencil notes. 305 pp. View more info

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The Church of Saint Paul in Halifax, Nova Scotia:1749-1949

By: Harris, Reginald V.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006107

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ worn head and foot of spine. Previous owner's name. A 200-year history of the first Protestant church in Canada. Previous owner's name.310 pp. including index. View more info

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Pioneering in North York; A History of the Borough

By: Hart, Patricia W.

Price: $17.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, General Publishing Company, Limited: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006638

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth decorated in black stripes on boards. Signed by the author on title page. DJ has taped repairs inside. A scholarly work of 324 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The History of Canada/History of Prince Edward Island

By: Hay and Anderson

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012366

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards. Two small books under one cover. Frequent underlining in pencil. Endpapers full of notes. 123 pp. Gutter crack. View more info

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Old Cornish Bridges and Streams (Cornish Studies, No. 1)

By: Henderson, Charles and Coates, Henry

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, University College of the Southwest, Exeter/ Simpkin Marshall: 1928

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006224

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original off-white card covers. Light cover handsoil. 133 pp. including index. View more info

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Canadian History Notes; For Third, Fourth, and Fifth Classes (School Helps Series)

By: Henderson, Geo. E. And Fraser, Chas. G.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Educational Publishing Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 003377

Condition: Very Good


Original brown soft cover, lettered and decorated in black. "The object of this little book is to ...give the boys and girls of our schools a simple yet definite statement of the cause, incident, and result of the important events of the history of their own land...."- Preface. No writing or damage. 64 pp. View more info

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A Breath of Canada: An Anthology of Viewpoints on the Unity of Our Nation

By: Henderson, Rainsford / Doyle, Arthur T. (Co-Eds.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B.,

Seller ID: 001707

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Inch tear top of DJ. An unusual volume, the subject of which is not clear. Included among the various, apparently unrelated essays are tidbits on a vocal quartet, the GO Train, and a sermon launching an Anglican Hall. Historians might find value in references to Senator Eugene Forsey, UNB Class of 1927, and Council on Canadian Unity. Exemplary for both its inclusion and its grammatical clumsiness is a letter on Rotary International letterhead, the first paragraph of which is comprised of one sentence which contains 82 words. The misspelling of "prescrip... View more info

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The Histories

By: Herodotus

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library/Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 011975

ISBN: 0-375-40661-3

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon cloth on boards. Ribbon bookmark. No writing or damage. Heavy book will need extra postage. 772 pp. View more info

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Manitoba: History of Its Early Settlement, Development, and Resources

By: Hill, Robert B.

Price: $500.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1890

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006081

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards decorated in cattails. Minor shelf abrasion to foot. Previous owner's name (C.H. Brock) in pencil the only writing. No other damage. A provincial history centred on Portage la Prairie. Random subjects include: Conflict Between Trading Companies, Lord Selkirk Raises a Regiment to Defend His Colonists, Last Conflict between the Rival Companies, Hardships and Difficulties, Inception of the Portage Mission, John McLean, Death of Archdeacon Cochrane, First Episcopal Conference, First Act in the Rebellion of '70, Manitoba Act, Surveys, Increase in Population, Note... View more info

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The New Directory for Baptist Churches

By: Hiscox, Edward T.

Price: $110.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Baptist Publication Society: 1894

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004109

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gold on boards. Previous owner's name, "Bainbridge", Canso, N.S.(Initials illegible). Front endpaper removed. Scattered light pencil marginal lines. Conservatively graded Good Plus. Generally clean and sound. 604 pp. plus testimonials. View more info

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St. Andrew's Kirk, Saint John, N.B.; The United Church of Canada (175th Anniversary)

By: Historical Committee

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Saint Andrew's Kirk: 1959

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006048

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. First chapter highlights the church's history up to 1913, the date of an earlier history by Russell Jack. The rest of the book covers 1913-1959. Laid in are three flyers: A brief history of the church, Instructions to Tour Guides, and a brief biography of John Rogerson, who carved the pulpit in his 84th year. Current name is the Church of St. Andrew and St. David's, since the amalgamation in 1962. The book has no writing. There is one small tear to top edge of the frontispiece, and a few small tears to DJ, repaired inside. 113 pp. View more info

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Twelve Years of a Soldier's Life in India

By: Hodson, Major W.S.R.

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1860

Edition: From the Third and Enlarged English Ed.

Seller ID: 003134

Condition: Good


Original black stippled cloth blindstamped with T & F crest on boards. General edge wear. Front hinge cracked, and rear hinge apparently glued. Two ribbon bookmarks. Edited by the brother of Major Hodson, who captured the King of Delhi. Wikipedia suggests there were many less favourable incidents around the Major, who was killed at Lucknow in 1858, than this book records. 444 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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The Holocaust Chronicle; A History in Words and Pictures

By: Hogan, David J. (Ed.-in-Chief)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Lincolnwood, IL, Legacy/Publications International, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 011209

ISBN: 0-7853-2963-3

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon laminated boards. Near fine. This huge book was compiled by dozens of people into a product of 765 pp., weighing over 8 lbs. There is also a Holocaust site on the internet. View more info

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The Story of Canada; A History of Four Centuries of Progress from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

By: Hopkins, J. Castell

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, John C. Winston Co, Limited: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008074

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth lettered and decorated in gold on boards. Heavy book will need extra postage. 788 pp. View more info

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Historien

By: Horneffer, A. (Herodotus)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Stuttgart, Alfred Kroner: 1963

Edition: Dritte Auglage

Seller ID: 000824

Condition: Very Good Plus


Original light blue cloth on thin boards. Several small corner foldowns (corrected), OW fine. 792 pp. including indices plus 2 foldout maps. Text in German. View more info

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Earl Kitchener and the Great War

By: Howard-Smith, Captain Logan/Trusler, Thomas F./Bryce, Viscount James

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, John C. Winston Company, Limited: 1916

Seller ID: 003942

Condition: Good


Original red cloth lettered in gold on boards. Edge faded, with tiny hole in front hinge. Various articles on phases of the war by various authors. 441 pp. View more info

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Rideau Hall; An Illustrated History of Government House, Ottawa

By: Hubbard, R.H.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Roger Duhamel: 1967

Seller ID: 012387

Condition: Very Good


A though introduction to Government House and its occupants. Laid in are a small colour brochure of Government House and a faint printout of the exterior. 139 pp. with index. View more info

History as Art and as Science; Twin Vistas on the Past

By: Hughes, H. Stuart

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1964

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012715

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. One of the World Perspectives Series. Chapter titles are: What the Historian Thinks He Knows; History, the Humanities, and Anthropological Change; History and Psychoanalysis - The Explanation of Motive; The Sweep of the Narrative Line; and Is Contemporary History Real History ? 107 pp. View more info