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Image for Report of the Board of School Trustees of Saint John: 1889

Report of the Board of School Trustees of Saint John: 1889

By: N/A

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., The Board of School Trustees: 1889

Edition: First

Seller ID: 003056

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. This pedestrian cover gves no hint of the detailed historical gems related to schools of Saint John, N.B., contained within. Rosters of board members from its inception in 1871-2, details of all buildings in the system as to their construction and condition, amalgamation with Portland in 1889, teachers, pupils, common causes of absence, grading, courses, chemistry equipment, and index. 174 pp. View more info

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Canadian History Notes; Supplementary Exercises

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Educational Publishing Co.: 1897

Seller ID: 003592

Condition: Good


Original tan soft cover booklet lettered and decorated in black. Cover starting to tear away from staples. 64 pp. View more info

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The Bicentennial Chronicle and Family History; That Was 200 Years in the Making

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Vitronic: 1975

Seller ID: 003768

Condition: Very Good


Original softcover booklet in removable brown vinyl binder. "The Airolite Co." of Marietta, Ohio, and Tucson, Arizona, stamped in gold inside cover. 28 pages of history, with two pages left to add family history. No writing or damage. View more info

Image for The Land of the Kangaroo and the Boomerang

The Land of the Kangaroo and the Boomerang

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Hurst & Co.:

Edition: Arlington Edition

Seller ID: 004496

Condition: Good Minus


Original green cloth decorated in black on boards. Cover soiled and wrinkled. First free endpaper and frontispiece leaf missing corner tip and torn an inch up from the foot. Interior clean, unmarked, and easily read. Lots of history, the latest reference being 1876. 408 pp. plus ads for books and pianos. View more info

Image for The Newfoundland Journal of Aaron Thomas; Able Seaman in H.M.S. Boston

The Newfoundland Journal of Aaron Thomas; Able Seaman in H.M.S. Boston

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Longmans Canada Limited: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008806

Condition: Very Good


Original blue paper boards. This journal was said to have been bought in St. John's about 90 years after it was written from a man who had bought it in Manchester. It has been in the Murray family since 1882, and was eventually edited and put on the market again by Miss Murray. 212 pp. with index. No writing. DJ has short tear at head of spine and small corner excised. View more info

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The Canadian Year Book for 1901

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred Hewett: 1901

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010383

Condition: Fair


Softcover stapled book of 320 pp. Both covers and first leaf separated, balance firmly stapled and sound. Contains list of post offices and alphabetical militia list, and much more. View more info

Image for Peter Parley's Universal History on the Basis of Geography

Peter Parley's Universal History on the Basis of Geography

By: (Goodrich, Samuel Griswold)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, and Co.: 1871

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 008230

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards, backed in black leather. A general history of mankind, arranged by continents. Questions for the reader at bottom of each page. An excellent resource for contestants prepping for appearance on Jeopardy ! 700 pp. View more info

Image for The Expansion of Europe; A Social and Political History of the Modern World, 1415-1789

The Expansion of Europe; A Social and Political History of the Modern World, 1415-1789

By: Abbott, Wilbur Cortez

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Henry Holt and Co.: 1929

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 006684

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. A large, heavy, comprehensive textbook, apparently used at Queen's University. Very clean, square, and sound. 463 pp. Will require extra postage. View more info

Image for Old Kuwait; Memories in Photographs

Old Kuwait; Memories in Photographs

By: AL-Hijji, Yacoub Y.

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: Almansouria, Kuwait, Center for Research and Studies on Kuwait: 1997

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006336

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original white soft cover with small ship photo. Text in Arabic and English. No writing or damage. 256 pp., numbered from back to front. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Image for The Chosen People; A Controversial History of the Jews

The Chosen People; A Controversial History of the Jews

By: Allegro, John M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004727

Condition: Very Good


Original grey and blue cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ not clipped. Previous owner's small name stamp (4). DJ soil. Interior clean and undamaged. 320 pp. View more info

Image for Ordeal By Fire; Canada 1910-1945

Ordeal By Fire; Canada 1910-1945

By: Allen, Ralph

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1961

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 012093

Condition: Very Good


Volume Five of the Canadian History Series edited by Thomas B. Costain. 492 pp. with index. View more info

Image for Canada; A Short History of the Dominion of Canada

Canada; A Short History of the Dominion of Canada

By: Archer, Andrew

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: St. John, N.B., J. & A. McMillan: 1895

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 011856

Condition: Good


Handy history of Canada ! New Brunswick School Series. Broken binding thread necessitated gluing. Brown cloth on boards. Pronouncing Vocabulary. 195 pp. View more info

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History of the Acadians

By: Arsenault, Bona

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, FIDES: 1994

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005937

ISBN: 2-7621-1745-3

Condition: Very Good


Original blue trade paperback. "This is a complete history of the Acadians from the time of their arrival in Acadia up until the period following their expulsion from their homeland." - Back cover. 265 pp. plus pronunciation guide. View more info

Image for Our Federal Union; The United States from 1816 to 1865

Our Federal Union; The United States from 1816 to 1865

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Dobson Books: 1975

Edition: Believed First, Not Stated

Seller ID: 002119

ISBN: 0-234-77664-1

Condition: Very Good


Original gold cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ lightly rumpled and edge-torn. Previous owner's small label on half-title. Inked comment "Very fine book" the only writing found. 278 pp. with index. View more info

Image for The West Beyond the West; A History of British Columbia

The West Beyond the West; A History of British Columbia

By: Barman, Jean

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007521

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo cover paperback. No writing and no damage. Based on the number of reprints, a highly-respected history. 449 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Twentieth Century Europe; A History

By: Black, C.E./Helmreich, E. C.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1950

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010451

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Signed by previous owner, who was Ambassador from Canada to China in the years 1984-1991. He used the book, but carefully, judging by the good condition. However, some readers will be turned off by the marginal notes and underlines, while others will see them as "lamps to light their path" to a greater understanding of salient points and subjects. Minor wear to top corners and head/foot of spine. 910 pp. with appendices, bibliography, and index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

Image for Canadians at Last; Canada Integrates Newfoundland as a Province

Canadians at Last; Canada Integrates Newfoundland as a Province

By: Blake, Raymond B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1994

Seller ID: 011387

ISBN: 0-8020-6978-9

Condition: Good to Very Good


Photo cover paperback. Newfoundland made it into Canada on the sixth try, March 31, 1949. View more info

Image for The Big Change in Europe; Behind the Scenes with the Men Who Have Made History Since 1953

The Big Change in Europe; Behind the Scenes with the Men Who Have Made History Since 1953

By: Bolles, Blair

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., W.W. Norton & Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008179

Condition: Very Good


Original red paper boards backed in black cloth. Price-clipped DJ. Previous owner's name stamp. As I was listing this book I was thinking of some of the changes that have occurred since this book was written, which could add even greater value to this volume as a gap-bridging tool. Map endpapers. 527 pp. View more info

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Celebrating Our Heritage; The History of Westville

By: Book Committee

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Antigonish, N.S., Casket Printing and Publishing: 1986

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004878

ISBN: 0920147004

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown trade paperback decorated and lettered in silver. No writing or damage. A very impressive local history compiled by a broad spectrum of students and residents. Several photos, ads, and descriptive text. Page 7 is fascinating, for it traces the process of putting a date to an important photo, which should be of interest to any historian. Well,done, Westville ! 208 pp. View more info

Image for Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal

Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal

By: Bosworth, Newton (Ed.)

Price: $300.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, William Greig: 1839

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth, delicately blindstamped recto and verso on boards. Previous owner's inked name, otherwise clean and faultless except for very light abrasion to head and foot of front joint. All 23 plates present as listed, with Ancient Plan (Foldout map of 1758) following Page 56 rather than opposite Page 91. Churches of many denominations are pictured, as well as substantial histories of them. Other prominent buildings, organizations, political events, etc., are fully described. Dedicated to Sir John Colborne, Governor-General of British North America. 284 pp. plus current (1839) ... View more info