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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

Eastport and Passamaquoddy. A Collection of Historical and Biographical Sketches

By: Kilby, William Henry (Ed.)

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Eastport, ME, Edward E. Shead & Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013140

Condition: Very Good Minus


Dark green cloth on boards with gilt titles on spine. Minor corner and edgewear. This book examines the history of Eastport, Maine including its people, schools, churches, and politics. There are also a few individual profiles of important citizens. The final chapter is devoted to the aboriginal Passamaquoddy tribe. There are 54 black and white illustrations, including maps. 505 pp. including Appendix and List of Subscribers. 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

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Fourteen Ninety Two; The Decline of Medievalism and the Rise of the Modern Age

By: Litvinoff, Barnet

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1991

Seller ID: 010672

ISBN: 0-684-19210-1

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Brown paper boards backed in black cloth. Previous owner's name and address stamp. Brief ink notes on first free endpaper. Clean and sound. 268 pp. with index. View more info

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Chronicles of the Tudor Kings

By: Loades, David (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Viking/Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 004376

ISBN: 0670837806

Condition: Near Fine


Original reddish-brown cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Follows Chronicles of the Age of Chivalry and Chronicles of the Wars of the Roses, which we have listed separately. This volume, like the others, has no writing or damage. The only "fault" is the previous owner's stamp-type seal on the first free endpaper. Henry VII, Henry VIII, and Edward VI head the three parts, which cover the years 1485-1553. Large, colourful illustrations come as close as possible to making history come to life. 256 pp. including index. View more info

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The Story of the Revolution, Vol. II Only

By: Lodge, Henry Cabot

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Edition: First (No Additional printing)

Seller ID: 008989

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Machined paper very heavy, and somewhat insecurely bound. Commences with Washington's persuading D'Estaing to attack the 6000 British at Newport on July 8, 1778. No writing. 285 pp. View more info

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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems (Vol. II only)

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1880

Seller ID: 011490

Condition: Very Good


Tan 3/4 calf on feathered or combed boards, with matching endpapers and edges. In 35 pp. on the subject of Horace Walpole, I found not a single positive or supportive statement. 814 pp. View more info

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New Brunswick's Old Government House; A Pictorial History

By: MacBeath, Dr. George

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Ireland Press: 1995

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005656

ISBN: 0-920483-88-7

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original trade paperback with cover drawing by Edward Thomas Coke. Previous owner's name and date on title page. No other marks or damage. A history of a beautiful, old building and a call to make use of it as it was intended once again. 76 pp. View more info