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Image for Canadian Educator for Home and School Use

Canadian Educator for Home and School Use

By: McLaughlin, Sara B.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Iroquois Press: 1919

Seller ID: 000434

Condition: Good


Original red half-leather on green cloth boards, no DJ. Minor corner and edge wear, and one photo page has been re-inserted. Truly an education with regard to Canada up to 1919. Many photographs of all sorts of scenes and events, notably wooden ships, aftermath of the Halifax explosion, and Eskimos. Front. of King George V. Both hinges cracked and weak, not separated. A rare book. 640 pp. View more info

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History of Fairvale

By: McVane, Dorine

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fairvale, N.B., Bicentennial Committee of Fairvale: 1984

Seller ID: 006312

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover booklet of 23 pp. Several b/w photos and maps. References to Fair Leigh P.O., Fair Vale Station, Fairvale, and Village of Fairvale. In earlier times, the place was known as Titus Shipyard, where Valetta and Adeline were among the last ships built there (about 1885). View more info

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The Stellarton Police Department; 1889-1989

By: Megeney, George

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Stellarton, N.S., Stellarton Centennial Committee: 1989

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003030

Condition: Very Good


Original blue trade paperback with black lettering. Not just a history of police work, but lots of other facts and figures relating to Stellarton. Many portraits. Previous owner's name. 124 pp. View more info

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The History of St. Stephen's Anglican Church; Lachine, Quebec 1822-1956

By: Merchant, George

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Lachine, Quebec, St. Stephen's Anglican Church: 1956

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005510

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red softcover printed in black. Two copies available; first order gets the better one. A noble effort of 266 pp. by Mr. Merchant, Secretary and Historian of the Parish Council. Both copies are Good Plus to Very Good, but one has a previous owner's name and one tiny edge tear. View more info

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Les Grandes Enigmes De La Seconde Guerre Mondiale (3-vol. set)

By: Michal, Bernard

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Editions De Sainte-Clair: 1965

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009474

Condition: Very Good


Red composition on boards, backed in black faux leather. Text in French. 250, 249, and 243 pp., respectively. Please allow for extra postage. View more info

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Renaissance and Reformation Times

By: Mills, Dorothy

Price: $48.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1939

Edition: Eleventh Impression

Seller ID: 003818

Condition: Good Plus


Original black cloth on boards. DJ complete; Mylar wrapper. Library stamps, card pocket, and bar code, but quite sound. A very few light pencil marks inside. This book shows no serious damage and is completely readable and reasonably clean. A survivor ! 345 pp. with index. View more info

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Statistics of British North America, Including a Description of Its Gold Fields ("Ships, Commerce, and Colonies")

By: Monro, Alexander

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., E.M. McDonald: 1862

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005688

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Pastedown title label. Bookplate of David Russell Jack, prominent Saint John churchman, historian, and author, remembered especially for his Centennial Prize Essay on the history of Saint John when he was 19, and for his editorship of Acadiensis Magazine from 1901 to 1908. A printed label inside the back cover states " This volume was purchased by me April, 1902, at a sale of books formerly owned by the late Hon. and Rev. William Elder. D.R. Jack" Cover faded, with small nick head of spine. Endpapers lightly foxed. Securely bound and easily readab... View more info

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Strangers in India

By: Moon, Penderel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber. Ltd.: 1944

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 011312

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. A short study of relations between Great Britain and India from Mogul times to WW II. 212 pp. with index. View more info

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Annals of the Town of Concord

By: Moore, Jacob B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Concord, NH, Merrimack County Savings Bank:

Edition: Reprint of 1824 Work

Seller ID: 001972

Condition: Very Good


Original beige trade paperback reprint of the 1824 edition. A valuable historical record. Previous owner's name. This copy has several clippings from other Historical Society publications laid in. 112 pp. plus current acknowledgements. View more info

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Richard III The Great Debate

By: More, Sir Thomas/ Walpole, Horace

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1965

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012668

Condition: Near Fine in Slipcase


What a thrill, to be taken back to my Ohio University Honours English Class presided over by Dr. Paul Kendall ! Just ten years later, he wrote Introductions to this "Great Debate" as an expert on Richard III. Book and slipcase are faultless. 244 pp. with index. View more info

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This Land, These People; An Illustrated History of Canada

By: Morton, W.L. & Hannon, L.F.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Agincourt, Ontario, Gage Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 008921

Condition: Very Good


Original green tweed on boards. DJ lightly rippled along head. Select photos not seen elsewhere. The Overwhelming Land, The Entry of Man, The Settlement Years, The Innocent Time, the Treasure Trove, and The Cycle of Change. 248 pp. View more info

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America at War

By: Osborne, Professor W.F.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company, Limited: 1917

Seller ID: 003506

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark green cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Foggy spots on cover. Three leaves wrinkled, but easily readable. No writing. A Special Correspondent's report on America's preparation to enter the war. 196 pp. View more info

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The Young Exile; or the Story of a Spanish Jew

By: Overend, Mrs. Campbell (Trans.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier:

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004995

Condition: Good Plus


Original tan floral cloth on boards. A history lesson on the drive against the Jews led by Torquemada in the 15th Century. The protagonist, Matteo the jeweler, became Roman Catholic on the surface but remained a devout Jew at heart. Other stories are "Doing for Jesus" and "Willie Blake." First free endpaper missing. Pencilled inscriptions. 96 pp. View more info

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Sinai; From the Fourth Egyptian Dynasty to the Present Day

By: Palmer, Henry Spencer

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1892

Edition: New Edition - Revised

Seller ID: 010491

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Ancient History from t he Monuments Series. A new edition, revised throughout by Rev. Professor Sayce. Foldout map in front . Water damage inside both covers, not affecting text. 224 pp. with index. View more info

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A Short History of Rome and Italy

By: Parmele, Mary Platt

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Seller ID: 006349

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. In light of the numbers of copies on offer, may I suggest that it is the overall brightness of the cover and cleanliness of the interior that recommends it above others. 292 pp, including index. View more info

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A Short History of Spain (Great Nations of Europe)

By: Parmele, Mary Platt

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006378

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing. From the days of the Iberians, predecessors to the Basques, to the marriage and near-assassination of King Alfonso and Princess Ena in 1906. Top edges gilt. Some edge tearing due to careless opening of uncut edges. 173 pp. View more info

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Moncton's Civic Treasure; The Free Meeting House

By: Parsons, Brenda and Lloyd

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Moncton, N.B., Betsons Publishing: 1997

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 003223

ISBN: 0-9691097-3-3

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo beige card covers. A married couple's research into the history and architecture of one of Moncton's oldest buildings, used as a church by many groups until they could afford to build their own. A meaty trade paperback of 337 pp. Signed by both authors and previous owner. View more info

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A History of the County of Pictou, N.S.

By: Patterson, Rev. George

Price: $110.00 USD

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Mika Studio: 1972

Edition: Reprint of 1877 Edition

Seller ID: 002226

ISBN: 0-919302-42-4

Condition: As New


Original (facsimile edition) reprint in red cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Large frontispiece foldout map. 471 pp. plus ads. Will weigh 1.25 Kg with wrapping. View more info

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Winds of Change; A History of Canada and Canadians in the Twentieth Century

By: Peart, Hugh W. And Schaffter, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1961

Seller ID: 006245

Condition: Good


Original photo-illustrated cloth on boards. Appears to be intended as a high school textbook, with easily-understandable text and many illustrations. 478 pp. View more info

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A History of the English Church; Third Period ( 1717-1884)

By: Perry, G.G.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003243

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth with blindstamped borders on boards. The Student's English Church History Series. Previous owner's name. Extreme corner tips showing. Very few light marginal pencil marks. Red edges. 566 pp. plus ads. View more info