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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

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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

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The Islanders

By: Hurd, Archibald

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 003103

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with ship pastedown on boards. Approximate date 1925, snce Hurd was active in that decade. This book is a group of essays about Britain and its supremacy at sea. Notes on rear endpaper. 94 pp. View more info

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Highways and Byways in Shakespeare's Country

By: Hutton, W.H.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003582

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark blue cloth with heavy gilt lettering on boards. 448 pp. with index and foldout colour map. Bookplate name blacked out. Top corner tips of 3 prelims. missing, not affecting illustrations or text. We are listing "Wiltshire" from the same series separately. View more info

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The History of the Twentieth (Light) Division

By: Inglefield, Capt. V.E.

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co.: 1921

Edition: First Published in 1921

Seller ID: 003757

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original purple cloth on boards. A history of the fighting troops and backup units which supported them through Ypres, Somme, and the Final Advance of WWI. Minor fading to spine. No names or marks. 319 pp. with index plus four foldout maps. View more info

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Acadiensis, A Quarterly (etc.) Vol. VI, Number 2, April, 1906

By: Jack, David Russell

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Editor: 1906

Seller ID: 002212

Condition: Good


Original green card covers. Uncirculated, with uncut edges. Cover and first prelims torn about 1 1/2 inches in at midpoint of spine, with no damage to text or maps. History of Miscou(two maps), Wetmore Family, Indian Mound, Halifax in Books, Book Plates, Glossary of Heraldic Terms, and Two Russians of Note. 161 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Acadiensis, A Quarterly (etc.) Vol. VIII, Number 1, January, 1908

By: Jack, David Russell

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Editor: 1908

Seller ID: 002215

Condition: Very Good


Original tan card covers. Uncirculated, uncut edges. One tiny edge tear. Historical Geography of New Brunswick, Marie Jacquelin, Epitaphs, In and About Halifax, William Hall (V.C.), Historical Sketch of the Town of Shelburne, N.S., Scottish Family and Name of Sharp, and Rev. John Seccomb. 80 pp. View more info

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Acadiensis, A Quarterly (etc.). Vol. VI, No. 4

By: Jack, David Russell

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Editor: 1906

Seller ID: 006373

Condition: Very Good


Original brown card covers. Uncirculated, uncut edges. Front cover narrower than text block. This issue is puzzling. It begins at page 237, with listed Contents (Major Ferguson's Riflemen, Union of Maritime Provinces, To My Grandmother's Album, Memorial of Robert Pagan and Thomas Pagan, Major Thomas Hill, and Arms of Colonel Otter) ending at page 274. The latter two-thirds of the volume continues Judges of New Brunswick, begun in the Vol. V., Number 4 issue of October, 1905 (Listed separately, with page(s) missing.) View more info

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Acadiensis Volume VIII, 1908

By: Jack, David Russell

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, J. & A. McMillan: 1908

Seller ID: 008226

Condition: Good


Original black 3/4 leather on leather boards. Front board cracked but held by cords. Private college stamps. This volume contains all the quarterly issues for the year 1908. Some articles are: Early Journalism in New Brunswick, Early Reminiscences of Halifax, Historical Geography of New Brunswick, Louisburg, Revolutionary War and Pioneers of N.B. 344 pp. View more info