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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

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

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

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

Rideau Hall; An Illustrated History of Government House, Ottawa

By: Hubbard, R.H.

Price: $20.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Octob... View more info

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Acadiensis Volume VIII, 1908

By: Jack, David Russell

Price: $50.00

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

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Acadiensis Volume V, 1905

By: Jack, David Russell (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., J. & A. McMillan: 1905

Seller ID: 008224

Condition: Good


Original black 3/4 leather on black leather boards. Tear at foot of spine. Private school library stamp. This volume contains the full year of issues of the quarterly magazine for the year 1905. Front board is broken at joint, but still lightly attached by cords. Some articles are: Champlain Memorial, William Cobbett, Dutch Conquest of Acadia, Epitaphs of St. Andrews Burial Ground, The Judges of New Brunswick and Their Times, Saint Croix Tercentenary, and Theatrical I... View more info

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Acadiensis Volume VI, 1906

By: Jack, David Russell (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., J. & A. McMillan: 1906

Seller ID: 008225

Condition: Good Plus


Original black 3/4 leather on black leather boards. Front joint cracked but holding well. Private college library stamp. This volume contains all quarterly issues for the year 1906. Some articles are: Arms of Colonel Otter, Epitaphs in the Presbyrerian Graveyard of St. Andrews, Judges of N.B. and Their Times, Wetmore Family of N.B., The Indian Mound (A poem). 274 pp. View more info

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Cabinet Government

By: Jennings, Sir Ivor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1961

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 009513

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. DJ has small nicks. University library reject shows little use. "The standard and indispensable work on its subject" according to DJ flap. Heavy book will need extra postage. 587 pp. with Index. View more info

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Stories of the Olden Time; From De Joinville and Froissart

By: Jones, M. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.:

Seller ID: 009863

Condition: Fair


Green cloth on boards. Both hinges broken and glued. Two gatherings, pp. 65-94, glued back in. The editor has chosen two stories of adventure from earlier times, selected the important parts, and removed the dross. De Joinville was active in the 13th Century, and Froissart in the 14th. The editor is believed to be Dr. M.C. E. Jones, who wrote The Black Prince in 1871 and was himself a renowned English historian. Intended for young readers. 159 pp. View more info

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A Short History of Ireland; From the Earliest Times to 1608

By: Joyce, P.W.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1893

Seller ID: 001719

Condition: Good


Original green cloth decorated in black on boards. Gilt spine lettering intact. Minor hinge strain demotes it to good, but intact and sound. Minor edge stain lower right corner.General edge and corner wear. In four parts: Manners, Customs, and Institutions of the Ancient Irish; Ireland under Native Rulers; The Period of the Invasion; and The Period of Insurrection, Confiscation, and Plantation. 565 pp.with index plus catalog. Believed first edition. View more info

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The Causes of the War

By: Keith, Arthur Berriedale

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Published 1940

Seller ID: 003856

Condition: Good Plus


Library rebind in red patterned cloth on boards. Card pocket and library stamps. Minimal underlining. Motives and restraints on aggression, Causes and motives of German aggression, Effort to establish collective security, Undermining of collective security, German success in aggression, Proximate cause of the war, Postcript, Index. 554 pp. with index. View more info

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The Teuton and the Roman ; Shortened and Abridged By Roger Pearson (Signed By Editor)

By: Kingsley, Rev. Prof. Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Viewfield, Dunfermline, Scotland, Northern World: 1958

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 004920

Condition: Very Good


Original (revision) in light green cloth on boards. Inscribed and signed by Roger Pearson. Lectures offered in the spirit of Kingsley's disclaimer, "I am not here to teach you history. I am here to teach you how you can teach yourself history." The Dying Empire, The Human Deluge, The Gothic Civiliser, The Nemesis of the Goths, The Laws of the Lombards, The Strategy of Providence, and Index. Previous owner's name. No other writing or damage. 65 pp. View more info

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A World Restored; Metternich, Castlereagh and the Problems of Peace 1812-22

By: Kissinger, Henry A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1957

Seller ID: 011692

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Kissinger's doctoral thesis. For a better understanding than I can offer, go to Robert D. Kaplan's two-part review, "Kissinger, Metternich, and Realism" in The Atlantic, June 1999. 354 pp. View more info