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1 A MEMOIR OF HOWARD MARSH
London John Murray 1921 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket, 
IX, 86, illustrated, port.frontis from a photograph by Elliott and Fry, spine is faded else a clean, tight copy. Frederick Howard Marsh was surgeon to St. Bartholmew's Hospital , sometime Master of Downing College Size: 8vo 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Ackroyd, Peter; DICKENS;
New York Harper Collins, 1990 First US Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8 Vo., 
grey/ black cloth, dust jacket, pp., xvi, 1195 , numerous black and white illustrations, 11 pp bibliography, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Akenson, Donald Harman SAINT SAUL: A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus
Montreal, PQ, Canada McGill-Queen's University Press 2000 0 7735 2090 2 / 9780773520905 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
black cloth, gilt spine, pp., x,346; index, ink sig on front free endpaper, Akenson shows that the answer to the most persistant question in Christianity - What do we really know about the historical Jesus? - is best found in the writings of a caustic itinerant preacher named Saul. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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4 Allan, Iris; WOP MAY, Bush Pilot
Toronto Clarke, Irwin Second Printing, Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Illustrations By William Wheeler 
(1969) 170 pages illustrated with line drawings in text, one page biblio , illustrated cloth cover, long closed tear in d.j. at spine of front cover, mark on front free endpaper, in protective mylar d.j. a bright , sound copy The story of a Canadian aviation pioneer who counted among his many exploits, in peace and war, a part in the apprehension of the Mad Trapper of Red River. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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5 Alonzo Bunker; Henry Clay Mabie SOO THAH : a tale of the making of the Karen Nation
London & Edinburgh Fleming & Revell, 1902 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hardbound 8vo., 
red, pict. cloth, cover, dec. spine.,280 pages, [11] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, light wear at corners else a bright, clean copy, small ink sig on front free endpaper, Bunker was for thirty years a resident among the Karens ; with an introduction by Henry C. Mabie ...a fine example of an American Trade binding, 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Alsop, Susan Mary; LADY SACKVILLE; A Biography,
NY Doubleday 1978 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Cloth Very Good Very Good Hardbound 8 Vo., 
pp., x, 273, illustrated, full page black & white plates from photos.,illustrated end-papers (genealogical chart) 5 pp bibliography,index, v.g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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PECOS : a history of the pioneer West, Signed Copy, Alton Hughes
7 Alton Hughes PECOS : a history of the pioneer West, Signed Copy
Seagraves, Texas Pioneer Book Publishers 1978 0933512341 / 9780933512344 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4 to (28 cm) Signed By Author
pict. cloth, vi, 401 pages : illustrations, a clean, bright copy , signed by authro on front free endpaper. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Anderson, Patrick; SEARCH ME; Autobiography The Black Country Canada and Spain;
London Chatto and Windus; 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
purple cloth, gilt spine,237 pages, very slight tone to spine of d.j., ink initial in the upper inside corner of the front free end-paper, light wear across top edge of d.j. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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R.B. BENNETT, Prime Minister of Canada, Signed Copy, Andrew D MacLean
9 Andrew D MacLean R.B. BENNETT, Prime Minister of Canada, Signed Copy
Toronto Excelsior Publishing Co., 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8 Vo,. Signed by Author
blue cloth,gilt cover & spine, 112 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, signed, numbered (no. 234) edition, dust jacket has wear at edges with some small loss at corners& spine ends, rare in the dust jacket, Bennett, Richard Bedford Bennett 1st Viscount, 1870-1947. Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett, PC, KC (July 3, 1870 June 26, 1947) was a Canadian lawyer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He served as the 11th Prime Minister of Canada from August 7, 1930, to October 23, 1935, during the worst of the Great Depression years. Following his defeat as prime minister, Bennett moved to England, and was elevated to the peerage as Viscount Bennett. R. B. Bennett was born on July 3, 1870, when his mother, Henrietta Stiles, was visiting at her parents' home in Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick, Canada. He grew up nearby at the home of his father, Henry John Bennett, at Hopewell Cape, the shire town of Albert County, then a town of 1,800 people. 
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UP THE HILL 1964, Anne Murray Yearbook
10 Anne Murray Yearbook UP THE HILL 1964
Fredericton N.B. University of New Brunswick 1964 Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
simulated leather with pictorial covers in three colors, unpaginated (approx 300 pages), illustrated throughout, many pages in color, Has pictures of Anne Murray, the singer, in a group photo of the choral society and another of her in a team picture of the UNB Red Rovers, girls basketball team. Winner that year of the Junior Varsity, Maritime Interscolastic Athletic championship. Murray graduated from UNB in 1966 and soon after became a singing star. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Islands look Back, Archelaus Smith Historical Society.
11 Archelaus Smith Historical Society. The Islands look Back
Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia The Society 1981 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 8 vo,. 
pict. paper wraps, 82 pages : illustrations, 2 maps, portraits, a very scarce item of interest to historians and genealogists concerned with Cape Sable Island which lies of the southern end of Nova Scotia. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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MEMOIRS OF THE HON. A.E. ARSENAULT : former Premier and retired Justice, Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. --, Arsenault, Aubin Edmond
12 Arsenault, Aubin Edmond MEMOIRS OF THE HON. A.E. ARSENAULT : former Premier and retired Justice, Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. --
Charlottetown, P. E. I. Island Guardian Pub. Co 1951 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 12 mo., 
pict. paper wraps, 188 pages, previously published serially in the Charlottetown Guardian. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Asher, Michael; LAWRENCE, The Uncrowned King of Arabia,
Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press 1999 0 87951 712 3 / 9780879517120 First Edition Black Cloth, Gilt Spine Fine Fine Hardcover, 8 Vo., 
pp., xix, 418, (1), illustrated, 16 full page b & w plates, 5 pp bibliography, index, in mylar protective wrap, 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Atkins, Gaham; GRAHAM GREENE;
New York Roy Publishers, Inc., 1957 First Edition Blue Cloth, Gilt Spine, Good Good Hardcover 8 Vo., 
240 pages, in un-clipped d.j., ex library, spine of d.j. lightly faded, very light wear to d.j. at top of spine and corners, slight sign of label being removed from lower spine of book, d.j. endflaps have been pasted to the boards, library label on front free endpaper, small book store label at lower edge inside front cover, library pocket pasted to rear free endpaper. library blind stamp on t.p., prelims are lightly foxed, library ink stamp on top edge. All that being said, this is the best preserved ex library book I have encountered. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Ayre, John; NORTHROP FRYE, A Biography,
Toronto, Random House 1989 0 394 22113 3 / 9780394221137 First Edition, Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
black cloth, pp., 472, illustrated, 8 full page b & w plates. 6 pp bibliography, index, 2 line ink inscription on front free endpaper, remainder mark on bottom edges, light wear at d.j. edges, 
Price: 20.00 USD
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ICE OUT PAST MY HOUSE : the diary of Azor Hoyt : a King's County Loyalist / editor and compiler, Jack E. Hoyt ; genealogical notes, Jack E. Hoyt and Sandra Keirstead Thorne., Azor Hoyt; Sandra Keirstead Thorne; Jack E Hoyt
16 Azor Hoyt; Sandra Keirstead Thorne; Jack E Hoyt ICE OUT PAST MY HOUSE : the diary of Azor Hoyt : a King's County Loyalist / editor and compiler, Jack E. Hoyt ; genealogical notes, Jack E. Hoyt and Sandra Keirstead Thorne.
[Elora, Ont.] [J.E. Hoyt] 1993 First Edition Acco Binding Very Good Paperbound 4 to ( 28 cm) 
spiral bound, pictorial paper wraps, 89 p. : ill., maps, very good condition. Diary of Azor Hoyt, a King's County loyalist. Azor Hoyt, the writer of the diary, was born 13 September, 1770 in Fairfield PArish, near Stamford, Connecticut. His parents were James and Mary Ann (Belden) Hoyt. Shortly after the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1776 the family of Azor Hoyt and his brother James fled Connecticut to join other fleeing Loyalists on Long Island. They lived in exile on Long Island for six years until the spring of 1783 when they, with many friends and relatives from STamford, removed to ST. John, Nova Scotia (later New Brunswick). 
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A BOY'S LIFE IN FREDERICTON : anecdotes and Reminiscences, Bailey, Joseph Whitman
17 Bailey, Joseph Whitman A BOY'S LIFE IN FREDERICTON : anecdotes and Reminiscences
Fredericton, New Brunswick University of New Brunswick Libraries 1999 1551310503 / 9781551310503 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 4 to., 22 cm. 
pict. paper wraps, xxii, 48 pages, illustrated, (some col.), col. maps, a series of glimpses of life in Fredericton in the last quarter of the 19th C. The author was the son of one of UNB's most distinguished early professors Loring Woart Bailey. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Bain, J. Arthur; LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NANSEN; The Great Arctic Explorer;
London and Felling-on-Tyne, Walter Scott Pub. Co., Cloth Very Good No Jacket Hardcover, 8 Vo., 
n.d. (circa 1900?), illustrated, frontis., numerous full page plates and text illustrations, one page map, 449 p., wear at spine corners, A volume in "The Evergreen Library Series" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Bain, J. Arthur; LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NANSEN; The Great Arctic Explorer;
London and Felling-on-Tyne, Walter Scott Pub. Co., Grey Cloth, Very Good No Jacket Hardcover, 8 Vo., 
n.d. (circa 1900?), illustrated, frontis., numerous full page plates and text illustrations, one page map, 449 p., wear at spine corners, light bumping to corners, A volume in "The Evergreen Library Series" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A CASTLE IN TUSCANY;  the remarkable life of Janet Ross, Benjamin Sarah
20 Benjamin Sarah A CASTLE IN TUSCANY; the remarkable life of Janet Ross
Sydney Murdoch Books 2006 1740458869 / 9781740458863 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4 to.,( 24 cm) 
pictorial binding, pp., 223 , illustrated, fascims., ports., ribbon bookmark, a fine copy in a fine d.j., Lovers of classic food books might recognise her name-no less a figure than Elizabeth David cited her as a source-but until now few have known much about the woman herself. Born in 1842 to a gifted and unconventional British upper-class family,Janet was child muse to writers and artists. As a young bride in Egypt she defied expectations and took to local life with gusto. The financial ruin of her banker husband, Henry, led the couple to Italy and there they fell in love with the land, its people,food,art and culture...(from the d.j.) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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