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HEROES IN WAITING : the 160th Bruce Battalion in the Great War, Bartley, Allan
1 Bartley, Allan HEROES IN WAITING : the 160th Bruce Battalion in the Great War
Port Elgin, Ont Brucedale Press 1996 0969871686 / 9780969871682 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket as Issued Hardbound 8vo,. (23 cm) 
pictorial hard cover. 208 pages : illustrations, maps, index, a fine copy 
Price: 50.00 USD
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NORTH SHORE (NEW BRUNSWICK) REGIMENT, Bird Will R.
2 Bird Will R. NORTH SHORE (NEW BRUNSWICK) REGIMENT
Fredericton, New Brunswick Brunswick Press 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hardbound, 8vo,. (15 cm) 
blue, gilt dec. cloth cover, gilt spine, 629 pages, illustrated, full color frontis.,32 full page b& w plates, ports., fold. maps.( 11 maps on 8 folding pages) , list of awards granted, list of casualties, index. addenda slip laid-in, in protective mylar jacket. A complete history of the regiment from 1794-1958 
Price: 140.00 USD
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NO RETREATING FOOTSTEPS, The Story of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders, Bird Will R.;
3 Bird Will R.; NO RETREATING FOOTSTEPS, The Story of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders
(Kentville, Nova Scotia) N.p. 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair Hardbound, 8 Vo,.(24 cm) dust jacket by Alex Colville 
blue cloth, gilt dec cover, pp., (16), 398.(1), illustrated, port. frontis., 6 maps, map endpapers, dust jacket, (illustration by Alex Colville), hinge cracked but holding, small ink name on front endpaper, d.j. has loss at spine ends, corners, and shows wear at folds, in mylar protective jacket, 
Price: 300.00 USD
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PICTONIANS IN ARMS; a military history of Pictou County, Nova Scotia ;Signed Copy, Cameron James M
4 Cameron James M PICTONIANS IN ARMS; a military history of Pictou County, Nova Scotia ;Signed Copy
Fredericton , The author, through arrangement with the University of New Brunswick 1969 Paperbound Very Good Paperbound 8vo,. (23 cm) Signed by Author
pict. paper covers, 301 pages illustrations, portraits, a clean, bright copy signed by author in ink with presentation to Dr. Colin B. McKay, Univ. of New Brunswick, President. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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BROCKVILLE BUGGIES; Canada's Standard , Catalog No 44, Canada Carriage Company
5 Canada Carriage Company BROCKVILLE BUGGIES; Canada's Standard , Catalog No 44
Brockville, Ontario Canada Carriage Company Ltd 1912 Paperbound Fair Catalog Oblong 4to., (21 x 28 cm) 
green, pict. card wraps, 132 ,(1) pp., on clay-coated stock, carriages, etc. are shown in full page mortices with surrounding decorations, wraps show some moisture stains and soil,and fading, t.p. has some soil , spine ends chipped, top of spine at front wraps has small area missing, RARE, Not found in any library, no referenced in my searching. The illustrations depict the companies line of carriages, bugggies, runabouts, road wagons,business bugies, grocer's delivery wagon, sewing machine wagon (Singer),pony carts, livery buggy, auto seat top buggy,auto seat, open buggy , also, buggy parts, accessories, etc... plates in one color, This company was originally started in 1879 in Gananoque, Ont., by C.W. Taylor and his brother where it was known as the Gananoque Carriage Co. They were the first company in Canada to issue an illustrated catalogue and to furnish the wholesale trade.In 1891, being constrained by capacity and space problems,, it was decided to move the business to Brockville At first in Brockville, they used the name Brockville Carriage Co., but soon incorporation of the new Canada Carriage Co. was granted on March 28, 1892. By 1895 this plant was possibly the largest of its kind in the Dominion of Canada. The company manufactured carriages, surreys, traps, phaetons, wagons and sleighs. These were shipped throughout Canada and the United States, as well as foreign countries. About 300 to 400 men worked in the factory, and the payroll amounted to $3,500 each week. At the beginning of the automobile age in 1911 the Canada Carriage Co. had acquired the Canadian rights to build the Everitt an American car. About 80 Brockville 30 autos were assembled in Brockville that year. A new car was designed for 1912, the Brockville Atlas, model A, priced at $2,000. Bodies and chassis were built by the Canada Carriage Co. Between 1912 and 1915 the Atlas Automobile Co. in Brockville produced models C, D, E, F and G. By 1915, about 300 cars had been built. 1915 was the last year for the Brockville Atlas, as the pressures of World War I created material shortages and lagging sales, and production was suspended. You can read more on the company by visiting Brockville History Album, a production of Doug Grant. My thanks to Mr. Grant for info above. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Ancient needs / story by Mark Philip Carol, illustrated by Alan James Robinson, foreword by Brian Davies, Carol, Mark Philip.
6 Carol, Mark Philip. Ancient needs / story by Mark Philip Carol, illustrated by Alan James Robinson, foreword by Brian Davies
[Easthampton, Mass.] ABCedary Letterpress 1989 linen-silk covered Case Fine Limited Edition Folio (39cm) Illustrated By Alan James Robinson, Signed
[35] leaves : illustrated (some col.), map ; publisher's stiff paper, by Claudia Cohen and Sarah Creighton, with a cut-away window on the front cover, exposing a wood-engraved illustration; paper handmade by Timothy Barrett. Non-adhesive binding structure, with pages hand-sewn over exposed vellum laces. In a linen-silk covered case. 76 copies printed in black and blue by Harold P. McGrath, Hatfield, Mass., on T.H. Saunders hot pressed watercolor paper; guard sheets, with letterpress, are blue Japanese Moriki paper. this copy is No. "24/25"; signed in pencil by the author, the illustrator and Brian Davies.Ancient Needs is an original narrative about the Harp Seal and the Magdalen Islands by Mark Philip Carol. It is the result of a trip taken this past Spring to view the annual birthing of the Harp Seal pups. This book heralds a line of publications from the new ABCedary Letterpress. Carol's account takes as its subject the white-furred seal pups, whose explotation has been the subject of recent controversity: the hunters, whose lives have involved seals for centuries: and the magnificent but hostile environment in which they interact. ( from the prospectus) This copy was presented to a supporter of Brian Davies,International Fund for Animal Welfare by Davies and has a specialy printed page so stating. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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The world's championship chess match played at Havana between Jose Raul Capablanca and Dr. Emanuel Lasker : with an introduction, the scores of all the games annotated by the champion, together with statistical matter and the biographies of the two Master, Cassel, Hartwig
7 Cassel, Hartwig The world's championship chess match played at Havana between Jose Raul Capablanca and Dr. Emanuel Lasker : with an introduction, the scores of all the games annotated by the champion, together with statistical matter and the biographies of the two Master
[New York] [American Chess Bulletin?] 1921 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good no d.j. as Issued Hardbound 8vo,. 
red cloth, gilt cover, 39 pages : illustrations, portraits, patterned endpapers, Limited ed. of 600 copies, Introduction signed: Hartwig Cassel. May,1921. wear to corners, some chess notations in ink, a very good copy. Capablanca, José Raúl, 1888-1942.; Lasker, Emanuel, 1868-1941. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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THE HARDY BOYS MYSTERIES, 1927-1979: A Cultural and Literary History, Connelly Mark
8 Connelly Mark THE HARDY BOYS MYSTERIES, 1927-1979: A Cultural and Literary History
Jefferson, N.C & London McFarland & Co 2012 0786473045 / 9780786473045 Paper Back Ffine Paperbound 8vo,. (15 cm) 
pict. paper covers, viii, 254 pages : illustrations, CONTENTS: Introduction : The Hardy Boys at eighty -- Off the assembly line : the fiction factory of Edward Stratemeyer -- The McFarlane formula : "I opted for quality" -- The weird period -- The Hardy Boys in peace and Cold War -- Policing the Hardy Boys : the "great purge" -- Into the disco age -- Race - Class -- Hardy girls : gender in the Hardy Boys -- Hardy family values -- Law and order -- Action, not violence -- Bayport, USA -- The Hardy Boys on stage, on screen, and in parody -- Book wars : the series book under fire. "This book follows the development of the Hardy Boys series through 1979. Includes the writing of Stratemeyer and McFarlane; the Cold War and the disco age; race, class, gender; family values; law and order; and action rather than violence. Appendices provide a bibliography of Hardy Boys books, opening lines from 20 novels, and selected "Hardyisms.""--Provided by publisher. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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WASHINGTON BLACK : A Novel, Edugyan Esi
9 Edugyan Esi WASHINGTON BLACK : A Novel
Toronto Patrick Crean Editions, An Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers Ltd 2018 1443423386 / 9781443423380 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hardbound 8 Vo,. 
cloth, 417 pages, first Canadian Edition, so stated, with full number line, in protective mylar jacket, short listed for the 2018 Man Booker prize, Edugyan lives in Victoria B.C. she is the author of Half-Blood Blues, winner of the Scotia Bank Giller Prize and finalist for the 2011 Man Booker prize.This, her third novel, Washington Black, was published in September 2018. In July 2018 it was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and in Sept made the short list. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Duke Ellington's Sophisticated ladies : official souvenir Program, Signed by Mercer Ellington & Gregory Hines, Ellington, Duke
10 Ellington, Duke Duke Ellington's Sophisticated ladies : official souvenir Program, Signed by Mercer Ellington & Gregory Hines
Melville, N.Y Belwin-Mills Publishing Corp. 1981 Pict Paper Cove Very Good souvenir Program 4to., (31 Cm.) 
full color pictorial wraps, 20 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color), music, (Includes vocal score for the title song (3 p.). Program booklet for the musical featuring the music of Ellington., signed in ink by cast members; Mercer Ellington, Gregory Hines Terri Klausner,Gregg Burge,Michael Scott Gregory 
Price: 35.00 USD
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CAMERA : a history of photography from daguerreotype to Digital, Gustavson,Todd
11 Gustavson,Todd CAMERA : a history of photography from daguerreotype to Digital
New York Fall River Press 2009 1435153243 / 9781435153240 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hardbound Folio (30)cm) 
cloth, gilt spine, pp., viii, 360, Includes index. illustrations (chiefly color), CONTENTS: Foreword / Anthony Bannon -- Introduction / Todd Gustavson -- Eureka moments : Nie´pce, Daguerre, Talbot -- Applying the craft -- Picturing the world -- Tinkering -- Photography and fame -- From wet to dry -- Smaller cameras -- Roll film : the background -- George Eastman -- The Brownie legacy -- The camera makes money (and art) -- The cameras behind the news -- Color and flash - Depression, war -- Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad -- Ever easier : Instamatic and Polaroid -- Innovation everywhere -- 1975 and beyond -- Setting the digital stage -- Appendix 1 : Plate sizes -- Appendix 2 : Roll film sizes. In this stunning volume, hundreds of new and archival images from George Eastman House bring the story to life and provide an unmatched reference source. Vast in its scope, this groundbreaking book is an in-depth visual and narrative look at the camera, and consequently photography itself, as never before seen. 
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LOYAL GUNNERS : 3rd Field Artillery Regiment (The Loyal Company) and the history of New Brunswick's Artillery, 1893 to 2012, Lee A Windsor; Marc Milner; J Brent Wilson; Roger Sarty
12 Lee A Windsor; Marc Milner; J Brent Wilson; Roger Sarty LOYAL GUNNERS : 3rd Field Artillery Regiment (The Loyal Company) and the history of New Brunswick's Artillery, 1893 to 2012
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016 9781771122375 1 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hardbound 4to. (26 cm) 
cloth,pp., xviii, 473 : illustrations (some colour), colour maps, portraits, a fine copy in a fine d.j., CONTENTS: The second century of service begins, 1893-1914 -- Seeking and finding a role at home and abroad, 1914-16 -- Building the Corps Artillery, 1915-16 -- War on two fronts, 1917 -- The guns of victory, 1918 -- The long armistice, 1919-1939 -- War on the home front, 1939-45 -- The long road to combat in Europe, 1939-44 -- Sicily and Italiy : New Brunswick's batteries in I Canadian Corps, 1943-45 -- Northwest Europe, 1944-45 -- Cold war and turbulent peace, 1946-2001. Publisher Synopsis This book is the only provincial study of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. It traces the general evolution of the permanent and reserve elements of the army from the 1890s to the conflict in Afghanistan. The greatest contribution of this work is its discussion of the formation of the Canadian Corps artillery in 1915-1916, coastal defence between 1939 and 1945, and in particular, the detailed discussion of events after 1945, including the Cold War, the Balkans, and Afghanistan.--John Grodzinski 
Price: 32.50 USD
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Playtime & company : a book for Children;  Signed, Lucas E.V.; Ernest H Shepard
13 Lucas E.V.; Ernest H Shepard Playtime & company : a book for Children; Signed
London Methuen & Co., 1925 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Hardbound 8vo, Signed By Author and Illustrator
pict. paper over boards. red cloth spine, paper spine label, 95 pages : illustrations, verses by E.V. Lucas ; pictures by E.H. Shepard, in patterned cloth slip case which is also in a flowered patterned slip case with calf spine, green leather spine label, gilt letters. 7 line presentation ink inscription on front blank endpaper, signed, in ink, on title page "E.V. Lucas Ernest H. Shepard" book is in very good condition, slip case faded at spine, second slip case has edge wear and age darkening, This edition, (first) was issued with a very thin paper dust jacket which is not present with this copy. I am told that the book was gifted to a young child at Christmas 1925,by a man who was a bookbinder by trade (thus the two slip cases) 
Price: 250.00 USD
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MAN RAY PORTRAITS, Man Ray; Terence Pepper; Marina Warner; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain),; Scottish National Portrait Gallery
14 Man Ray; Terence Pepper; Marina Warner; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain),; Scottish National Portrait Gallery MAN RAY PORTRAITS
New Haven, CT Yale University Press ; London, Great Britain : National Portrait Gallery Publications 2013 030019479X / 9780300194791 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Exhibition Catalog Folio, (31 cm) 
black cloth, 224 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color), CONTENTS; Introduction: Icons of modern life / Marina Warner -- Man Ray in print / Terence Pepper -- Plates -- Chronology / Helen Trompeteler -- Further reading -- Picture credits.[edited by] Terence Pepper ; with an introduction by Marina Warner. fine copy in fine dust jacket. "Published to accompany the exhibition Man Ray Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, London, from 7 February to 27 May 2013, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, from 22 June to 8 September 2013, and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, from 28 October to 19 January 2014"--Title page verso. "The artist May Ray (1890-1976) initially taught himself photography in order to reproduce his own works of art, but it became one of his preferred mediums. As a contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements in Paris during the 1920s, Man Ray was perfectly placed to make defining images of his avant-garde contemporaries, including Jean Cocteau, Peggy Guggenheim, and Gertrude Stein." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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THE RED VINEYARD Signed, Murdoch B.J. Rev.
15 Murdoch B.J. Rev. THE RED VINEYARD Signed
Glasgow, University Press Privately Printed 1959 Tenth Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo,. (15 cm) Signed by Author
red cloth, gilt cover and spine, 238 pages, illustrated, (port. frontis.,) spine of d.j. toned, minor marks to d.j., "Privately printed by Robert MacLehose and Company, Limited." Benedict Joseph Murdoch (1886-1973),was born in Chatham, New Brunswick he was best known as Reverend B.J. Murdoch. He was a priest and novelist. In 1915 he enlisted in the Canadian Army as chaplain to the 132nd North Shore Battalion, a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. This is a copy of his best known book The Red Vineyard (1923), a memoir of his time spent in the First World War as a chaplain with that unit. When the war ended, Reverend Murdoch returned to New Brunswick to serve as pastor at Jacquet River, in Restigouche Co., and Douglastown ( now known as Miramichi). After serving for nine years in Douglastown he suffered from combat stress, (shell shock) and retired from the ministry on medical recommendation and spent most of the next thirty years living in seclusion in a woods cabin near Bartibog, ten miles from Chatham. Having no military pension he made money from his writing and the small stipends he received for each day he celebrated Mass. All his works were written in longhand since he never owned a typewriter. He died at Hotel-Dieu Hospital in Miramichi on 31 January, 1973 at age 86 in protective mylar jacket 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Musicians of Bay St. George and the Port au Port Peninsula, Pat Marche
16 Pat Marche Musicians of Bay St. George and the Port au Port Peninsula
Stephenville, Newfoundland Mocauque Publishing 2012 First Edition Paperbound Very Good Paperbound 4 to., Signed By Author
pictorial paper wraps, pp., v, 565 pages : 435 illustrations, "The stories of musicians and bands from the 1940's to the present with personal interviews and over 435 photos"--cover. a very good copy. Extra post will be necessary- a very large volume. a scarce title, only 1000- copies printed. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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OLD NEWFOUNDLAND : a history to 1843, Patrick O'Flaherty
17 Patrick O'Flaherty OLD NEWFOUNDLAND : a history to 1843
St. John's, Nfld Long Beach Press 1999 0968099823 / 9780968099827 First Edition Paper Back Very Good Paperbound 8vo,. (23 cm) 
pict. paper wraps, 278 pages,10 pp bibliography, index, a very good copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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URBAN RENEWAL SAINT JOHN; A City Transformed., Peters, McDermott, Brenda
18 Peters, McDermott, Brenda URBAN RENEWAL SAINT JOHN; A City Transformed.
Saint John, N.B. Self Published 2009 Second Printing, Hard Cover Fine Hardcover, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
pict, cloth covers, xv, 501 pages,maps,ports. illustrated throughout, silk page marker, sound ,clean. A pictorial collection with accompanying primary acounts documenting the buildings demilished during the Urban Renewal Era in Saint John, New Brunswick, 1960-1985. A magnificent production, the photographs alone make the book a success. Out of print and difficult to fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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THE OVERSTORY : a Novel, Powers Richard
19 Powers Richard THE OVERSTORY : a Novel
New York W.W. Norton 2018 039363552X / 9780393635522 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo, 
cloth, dust jacket, 502 pages : first edition, (so stated), full number line, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, in protective mylar jacket. long-listed for the 2018 Man Booker prize, "A novel of activism and natural-world power presents interlocking fables about nine remarkable strangers who are summoned in different ways by trees for an ultimate, brutal stand to save the continent's few remaining acres of virgin forest." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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MERRY HELL: the story of the 25th Battalion (Nova Scotia Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919, Robert N Clements; Brian Douglas Tennyson
20 Robert N Clements; Brian Douglas Tennyson MERRY HELL: the story of the 25th Battalion (Nova Scotia Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919
Toronto University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2018 1487523130 / 9781487523138 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hardbound 8vo,. (24 cm) 
black cloth, gilt spine, pp.,xxiii, 265, nominal roll, a fine copy in protect ve mylar jacket 
Price: 55.00 USD
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