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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

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Acadiensis Volume V, 1905

By: Jack, David Russell (Ed.)

Price: $50.00 USD

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 Interlude a Hundred Years Ago. 324 pp. View more info

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Acadiensis Volume VI, 1906

By: Jack, David Russell (Ed.)

Price: $50.00 USD

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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Stories of the Olden Time; From De Joinville and Froissart

By: Jones, M. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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

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One Hundred Stories from Britain's History; Series III, From James the First to William and Mary

By: Knight, Charles

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.:

Seller ID: 008330

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original decorated green cloth on boards. One of a series of four titles. Prize note dated 1914. 648 pp. including Index. View more info

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Canada & the American Revolution 1774-1783

By: Lanctot, Gustave

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd.: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007959

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red-orange cloth on boards. DJ abraded at joint. No writing or damage. 321 pp. View more info

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A History of Scotland from Roman Occupation (Complete in Four Volumes)

By: Lang, Andrew

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.:

Seller ID: 013068

Condition: Very Good Minus


Best-known for fairy tales, Andrew Lang also wrote history in a literary style with a keen attention to detail. Various editions have been "married" to make this complete navy cloth set. All have gilt lettering and decoration on the spine, and Volume 4 also has gilt decoration on the cover. Volume 1 is the 5th Edition of 1929 (509 pp.). Volume 2 is the 3rd Edition of 1924 (575 pp.). Volume 3 is the 2nd Edition of 1909 (424 pp.). Volume 4 is dated 1907 with no edition stated - could be a first (621 pp.). Volumes 1-3 are Very Good, with slight rubbing to the tops and bottoms of th... View more info

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Lahore: Its History, Architectural Remains and Antiquities

By: Latif, Syad Muhammad

Price: $400.00 USD

Publisher: Lahore, Syed Mohammad Minhaj-Ud-Din: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002410

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Minor cover soil, interior clean and unmarked. The publisher is the grandson of the author, whose first edition was issued in 1892. Map on front endpapers. Latif has also written histories of the Panjab, Multan, and Agra, from which there are cross-references. A slight odour is believed to emanate from the ink used. 426 pp. with indices. View more info

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Pioneers of the Pacific Coast; Vol. 22, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

By: Laut, Agnes C.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook, & Company: 1921

Seller ID: 010023

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Part VI, Pioneers of the North and West, concluded. Descent of the Fraser River. 139 pp. View more info

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Histoire Du Canada; A L'Usage Des Maisons D'Education

By: Laverdiere, C.H.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Quebec, A. Cote Et Cie: 1874

Edition: History.

Seller ID: 011414

Condition: Good Plus


Yellow paper boards backed in green cloth. Previous owner's name. Text in French. 230 pp. plus Programme. View more info