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Image for First Things in Acadia; The Birthplace of a Continent

First Things in Acadia; The Birthplace of a Continent

By: Quinpool, John

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., First Things Publishers Limited: 1936

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006122

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. No writing. A gathering of facts about firsts attributed to Acadia, which included Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, parts of Maine, Quebec, and Newfoundland. 304 pp. View more info

Image for Tecumseh; Vol. 17, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

Tecumseh; Vol. 17, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

By: Raymond, Ethel T.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1921

Seller ID: 010018

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Map re-attached. Part V, The Red Man in Canada concluded. Brock and Tecumseh. Battle of Tippecanoe. Battle of Lake Erie. Captain Robert Barclay. 159 pp. View more info

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Winslow Papers, A.D. 1776-1826

By: Raymond, Rev. W.O.

Price: $475.00 USD

Publisher: St. John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1901

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 008020

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original (rebound) black cloth on boards. Previous owner's note states that this book was rebound in 1978. Wear to front joint, spine head and foot. Interior clean and sound. This is the most revealing source of history about New Brunswick and Saint John that I have seen. It comes from the direct experience and conversation of 170 powerful people as conveyed in their letters - 650 of them covering a period of nearly 50 years. Anyone studying the Loyalist heritage and the founding of the province, as well as the War of 1812, will find much of interest here. Heavy book will need extra pos... View more info

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A Concise History of Modern Europe 1789-1914; with an Epilogue, 1914-1938

By: Rayner, Robert M.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1944

Edition: New Impression

Seller ID: 000886

Condition: Good


Original orange cloth on boards, no DJ. A rare volume among the many written by this author. Intended as a textbook, and judging by the repetition of P.O.N. on FFEP, was used as such. No other marks except pencilled notes on RFEP. Normal soil and wear. 408 pp. incl. index. View more info

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Canada and Three Crises (Contemporary Affairs Series No. 42)

By: Reford, Robert W.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Institute of International Affairs: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003785

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Minor hand soil on DJ. No other writing and no damage. The offshore islands of China, the Suez Canal crisis in 1956, and the Cuba missile crisis. 246 pp. View more info

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The Dutch Nation

By: Renier, G. J.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands Government Information Bureau: 1944

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011320

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards. An attempt to "analyze what the Dutch felt and thought about themselves at the time of the Republic." - p. 7. Fi rst 21 pp. have minuscule worm hole(s). 272 pp. plus folding map. View more info

The New Brunswick Magazine; Vol. II, January-June, 1899

By: Reynolds, W.K.

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: St. John, N.B., W.K. Reynolds: 1899

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006878

Condition: Good


ORIGINAL copies of the second volume of this important, scarce periodical. All covers are present, but several are separated. Other volumes are listed separately. The Fire of Thirty-Seven by W.K. Reynolds; A Halifax Mystery (concluded) by Harry Piers; At Portland Point by Rev. W.O. Raymond;The Acadian Fugitives by Placide P. Gaudet; Our First Families by James Hannay; Not An Official Organ by F.C. Wurtele; Old Times in Victoria Ward by I. Allen Jack; Governor Thomas Carleton by W.F. Ganong; At Portland Point (Eighth Paper) by Rev. W.O. Raymond; Our First Families (Fifth Paper) by James Hann... View more info

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Footprints of the World's History

By: Ridpath, John Clark (Ed.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012730

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon cloth on boards. Binding matches The Story of Man, listed separately.(SOLD) Shelf wear. Dozens of illustrations, some in color. 624 pp. with index. Weight 7 lbs. Very heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Centennial History of Hawera and the Waimate Plains

By: Roberts, C.J.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Hawera, N.Z., Hawera Star Publishing Company, Limited: 1939

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008273

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. A celebration of New Zealand's entrance into the British Commonwealth 100 years earlier. Emphasis on South Taranaki. Two presentation notes. A glossary would have been helpful. 395 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Historical Works of William Robertson: In Eleven Volumes (Set)

By: Robertson, William

Price: $400.00 USD

Publisher: Montrose, Smith and Hill: 1818

Seller ID: 007421

Condition: Good


Original full leather on boards. Previous owner's name. Four volumes missing spine labels. Begins with the author's Life, with the first three volumes dedicated to the history of Scotland. Volume 4 treats of the history of Europe. Volume 5 begins study of the reign of Charles V, which continues to Volume 7. Volumes 8, 9, and 10 give the author's views on America. Volume 11 deals with India. All covers are heavily rubbed but still well-sewn to text blocks. Volume 1 has small portions missing from the spine head and foot. Page edges blue. About 350-400 pp. each volume. Small books will... View more info

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The Cambridge History of the British Empire; Volume VI, Canada and Newfoundland

By: Rose, J. Holland, et al (Eds.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press: 1930

Seller ID: 005812

Condition: Good Plus


Original light blue cloth on boards. Dampness stains to covers. Brown spots soaked through about 10 pp., otherwise clean. Heavy book needs extra postage. 939 pp. including index. View more info

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Journal of the New Brunswick Museum 1978

By: Ross, David (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1978

Seller ID: 006090

ISBN: 0-919326-04-8

Condition: Very Good


Original off-white perfect bound softcover. Some of the articles are: Miscou and Lameque, Silversmiths, Vertebrate Collection, Recent Amphibians, Micmac and Maliseet Clothing Styles, and List of Publications. 163 pp. View more info

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Journal of the New Brunswick Museum 1979

By: Ross, David (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 006091

ISBN: 0-919326-42-0

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue perfect bound softcover. No writing or damage . Article include: Three Saint John Woodcarvers, Black Settlers, Gardner's Creek, Coastal Place Names, Mammals of Grand Manan, Bird Populations, Whales and Tapa, Furniture and Fashion, Publications. 190 pp. View more info

Image for California; From the Conquest in 1846 to the Second Vigilance Committee in San Francisco; A Study of American Character

California; From the Conquest in 1846 to the Second Vigilance Committee in San Francisco; A Study of American Character

By: Royce, Josiah

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin, and Company: 1886

Seller ID: 009135

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. American Commonwealths Series, edited by Horace E. Scudder. A foldout colour map is split at fold. Remains of library bookplate and Dewey number on spine. Top corner of title page missing. 513 pp. View more info

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Tales of a Grandfather; Being the History of Scotland from the Earliest Period to the Union of Scotland and England

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall, Limited:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005496

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. DJ complete, but repaired by tape. Minor pencil notes inside cover, balance clean. Corner bump. 254 pp. View more info

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The Churches, Ireland and the Irish

By: Sheils, W.J./Wood, Diana (Eds.)

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: Oxford, England, Ecclesiastical History Society/Basil Blackwell: 1989

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005939

ISBN: 0-631-16114-7

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Papers read at the 1987 Summer Meeting and the 1988 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society. Stamps of Dominican College Library. No writing or damage. 418 pp. View more info

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Pictou's Past (Signed)

By: Sherwood, Roland H.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press: 1988

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 004903

ISBN: 0889993823

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial cover trade paperback. Founding of Pictou, Battle of Pictou Town, Women's bucket brigade, Haunted places, Sunk by witchcraft, Paupers, Taverns, Railroads, Bridges. Another of many local histories by this author. 160 pp. No marks other than signature, and no damage. View more info

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Russia; A 1,000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East

By: Sixsmith, Martin

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2012

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012579

ISBN: 978-1-59020-723

Condition: Very Good


"Gives a human face to a paradoxical people." - The Times. 611 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Image for The Railway Builders; Vol. 32, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

The Railway Builders; Vol. 32, Chronicles of Canada, Edited By George M. Wrong and H.H. Langton

By: Skelton, Oscar D.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1921

Seller ID: 010029

Condition: Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Part IX, National Highways, continued. Canadian Pacific. Canadian Northern. Van Horne. 254 pp. View more info

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The Huguenots in France After the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes: With a Visit to the Country of the Vaudois

By: Smiles, Samuel

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1874

Seller ID: 011475

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Two tan spots where news clippings were stored. Rear hinge cracked and glued. The Edict of Nantes was issued in 1598 by King Henry IV, which gave the Protestants, called Huguenots, freedom of worship. It was revoked by Louis XIV in 1685, leading to the deaths of several thousands by torture, hanging, or press gang. 430 pp. with index. Gift note. View more info