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BROOKLINE HISTORICAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY; Brookline, Mass.,

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brookline,, Brookline Historical Pub. Soc.,:

Seller ID: HS 0971

Condition: Very Good


9 issues of the publications of the society, circa 1894-1898, 8 vo., printed paper wraps, disbound, Pub No 1, A Letter From Rebecca Boylston To Edward Boylston; 6pp., Pub. No.2, The Sharp Papers i the Brookline Public Library,8-14 pp.; Pub. o 3., Brookline in the Revolution; 16- 34 pp., Pub. No. 4, Papers of the White Family of Brookline, 1650-1807; 38 -53 pp; Pub. No. 5, Roxbury Church Records Relating to Brookline; 56-57 pp.;Pub. No. 9, The History of the Lyceum Movement in Brookline; 138- 142 pp.; Pub, No. 10, Brookline in the Civil War; 144- 158pp.; Pub. No. 11,Threee Glimpses of Brookline... View more info

CAMDEN MISCELLANY XXXII; Camden Fifth Series Volume 3;

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, & Cambridge, Royal Historical Society;: 1994

Seller ID: HS 0165

ISBN: 0 86193 300 1

Condition: Very Good


pp., 513, 3 maps, indexes, jam at bottom edge of front cove near spine, small ink stamp on top edges else a v.g. copy.Contains: Jones, M. & Walker, S. ; Private Indentures for Life Service in Peace and War 1278-1476: Murphy, Mrtin, William Atkins, A Relation of the Journey Form St Omers to Saville, 1622: Jnnkins, T.A.; The Parliamentary Diaries of Sir John Trelawany, 1868-73 View more info

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS; The Death of Winston Churchill; 2 Issues...

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Illustrated London News: 1965

Seller ID: HS 0238

Condition: Good


2 Issues, January, 30, 1965 & February, 6, ,1965; the events leading to and the funeral of Winston S. Churchill in pictures. Ex library with small ink stamps on front wraps, plus two small ink notations on front wraps, evidence of lengthwise folding, a few edge chips View more info

THE EDINBURGH REVIEW, Or Critical Journal for January, 1874, April 1874

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, & Adam and Charles Black: 1874

Seller ID: 122805

Condition: Very Good


half calf, marbled boards, gilt spine, raised bands,gilt spine labels, marbled edges, pp., ii, 579, coloured folding map of Eastern Toorkistan (sic) and the Adjacent Countries, ex library with only slight library marks, shelf wear, some scuffing, ink sig on front free endpaper, Contains reviews of; The Russians in Central Asia; High Tartary, Yarkund, and Kashghur, by R.B. Shaw; Lahore to Yarkund, Incidents of the Route and Natural History of the Countries Traversed by the Expedition of 1870. by G. Henderson, &A.O. Hume;Central Asia by Arminius Vambery, London, 1874; plus numerous other review... View more info

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A BOOK OF DISCOVERY. The History of the World's Exploration from the Earliest Times to the Finding of the South Pole...Fully Illustrated from Authentic Sources and With Maps.

By: (Margaret Bertha} M. B. Synge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons,:

Seller ID: 1124200

Condition: Fine


( no date,circe 1955), blue pict. cloth, cover & spine, with cover paste-down of map, pp., xxvii, 554 p.,deckle edges,numerous illustrations, (9 plates in full color, (some folding,) numerous text illustrations,d.j. is NOT price-clipped, index, chronology, a bright, clean copy , d.j. has some edge wear and minor edge tears,small lossat foot of spine of d.j., in protective mylar jacket. View more info

THE SCOTCH COLONY : the story of 1873

By: A Friend of the Colony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Margate, England, A Friend of the Colony:

Seller ID: 112556008

Condition: Very Good


n.d. (1960's), pict. paper wraps, 28 pages,designed and printed at The Thanet Press by Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, Margate, England ,includes a "list of passengers." also Includes list of emigrants to New Kincardineshire, New Brunswick, on the 'Castalia' in 1873. "With the compliments of H. Watson James Agent General Canadian Atlantic Provinces, 60 Trafalgar Square, London WC2." (ink stamp inside front wrap). light soil to wraps, View more info

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The French-Canadian idea of Confederation, 1864-1900

By: A I Silver

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11255666

ISBN: 0802055575

Condition: Very Good


pict trade paper, pp.,ix, 257 , very good copy, CONTENTS: Introduction -- Confederation and Quebec -- Confederation and minority rights -- Confederation and the North-West -- La Question Manitoba-Brunswick -- French-Canadian Province -- French Canada in the West -- Riel affair -- Manitoba schools and the rise of bilingualism -- Conclusions and conjectures . View more info

WINSTON CHURCHILL IN PEACE AND WAR

By: A MacCallum Scott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Limited: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 456064

Condition: Good


red cloth, xiv, 162 pages, map, covers are soiled, spine is faded, in protective mylar jacket. Size: 8 Vo., 20 Cm Alexander MacCallum Scott (1874-1928) worked for a short time as private secretary to Winston Churchill and was his first biographer. View more info

THE PEOPLE OF NEW SWEDEN: Our Colony on the Delaware River, 1638-1655

By: Aberg, Alf

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Natur och Kultur: 1988

Seller ID: 1125231

ISBN: 9127019098

Condition: Fine


pict. fabroid covers, 203, [1] , illustrated, map,index, translated by Roger Tanner. Size: 8 Vo.22 cm. View more info

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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nations. 11th ed., with notes, supplementary chapters, and a life of Dr. Smith, by William Playfair, 3 Vols.

By: Adam Smith; William Playfair

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and W. Davies: 1805

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 112557422

Condition: Very Good


3 volumes tables , newly rebound in 1/2 calf, gilt spines, new leather labels, (spine title:Smith's Wealth of Nations) marbled boards, new endpapers, Includes index (v. 3), with pub's advert. at end of vol.3. moderate foxing on 18 pp of vol.3 which has been stablized, Smith's Wealth of Nations is generally admitted to have originated the study of political economy as a separate department of scientic inquiry. It is therefore in every manual and history of the subject. The 3 vols. offered have been professionally rebound by a skilled artisan. View more info

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THE NATURE OF THE BOOK : print and knowledge in the Making

By: Adrian Johns

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press;: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557257

Condition: Very Good


cloth, d.j., pp, xxi, 753 p. : illustrations, a very good copy , in protective mylar jacket, Description of the relation between print and knowledge in the first two centuries after the printing press arrived in England. View more info

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Balleneros vascos del siglo XVI : (Chateau Bay, Labrador, Canada´) : estudio arqueolo´gico y contexto Histo´rico

By: Agusti´n Azkarate Garai-Olaun; Jose´ Antonio Herna´ndez; Julio Nu´n~ez; Pai´s Basc. Departamento de Cultura.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Spain, Vitoria-Gasteiz Servicio Central de Publicacio´n del Gobierno Vasco: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125230

ISBN: 8445701320

Condition: Very Good


pict. hard cover, 261 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; an archealogical investigation of 16th-century Basque whaling industry in southern Labrador, text in Spanish View more info

CONFLICT IN STUART ENGLAND Essays in Honour of Wallace Notestein;

By: Aiken, William, Appleton & Hennning, Basil D., [Edited by]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York Univ. Press,: 1960

Seller ID: HS 0699

Condition: Very Good


gilt dec. cloth cover and spine, pp., 271 pages, 6 pp bibliography, (Wallace Notestein), portrait frontispiece, index, small piece cut from the top fore-edge of the front end-paper, light spine fade, small ink stamp on the top fore-edges, else a v.g. copy View more info

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HISTORY OF HALIFAX CITY

By: Akins, T.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Belleville, Ont, Mike Publishing: 1973

Edition: Reprint of 1895 Edition

Seller ID: 112555736

ISBN: 0919302637

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, gilt cover and spine, 320 pages : illustrations, by T.B. Akins ; illustrated with maps and engravings. Introd. by D.A. Redmond., Canadiana reprint series (Mika), no. 52., Facsimile edition. Originally published in Halifax, 1895, edge and corner wear, three line ink sig of former owner on front blank. View more info

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Selections from the public documents of the province of Nova Scotia : published under a resolution of the House of assembly passed March 15, 1865

By: Akins,Thomas B; Benjamin Curren; Nova Scotia. Commissioner of Public Records,

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Charles Annand, Publisher: 1869

Seller ID: 112557098

Condition: Poor


green cloth, gilt spine, ii, 755 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 3 unnumbered leaves (blank), 1 unnumbered leaves of plates (folded) (ONE PLATE MISSING) : illustrations, 2 folded facsimiles, Title vignette is the seal of Nova Scotia, CONTENTS: Papers relating to the Acadian French. 1714-1755.-- Papers relating to the forcible removal of the Acadian French from Nova Scotia, 1755-1768.-- Papers relating to the French encroachments in Nova Scotia, 1749-1754, and the war in North America, 1754-1761.-- Papers relating to the first settlement of Halifax. 1749-1756.-- Papers relating to the first establish... View more info

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To all our children : the story of the postwar Dutch immigration to Canada

By: Albert VanderMey

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Jordan Station, Ont, Paideia Press: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 112557293

ISBN: 0888151004

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, gilt spine, 511 pages : illustrations, portraits, a very good copy, CONTENTS: 1. The Land They Left Behind -- 2. The Vanguard -- 3. How It All Began -- 4. Deciding to Leave -- 5. The Parting is Hard -- 6. The Crossing -- 7. On Solid Ground -- 8. Another Journey -- 9. New Homes -- 10. Earning Bread -- 11. In the Beetfields and Elsewhere -- 12. Homesickness -- 13. Everything Was So Different -- 14. The Language Barrier -- 15. The First Car -- 16. One Family's Dream Come True -- 17. Immigrants of All Kinds -- 18. Keeping the Faith -- 19. Helping Hands -- 20. Forging a Visible Ident... View more info

AN OLD TOWN BY THE SEA;

By: Aldrich, Thomas, Bailey,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton Mifflin,: 1894

Edition: Second Edition,

Seller ID: 0348

Condition: Very Good


128 pages, t.e.g. index of names, a description of the poet/novelist's birthplace , Portsmouth N.H. Reprinted in 1917 under the title; Portsmouth; An Old Town by the Sea View more info

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CHURCHILL WINSTON;Original soundtrack recording from Columbia Picture's Young Winston

By: Alfred Ralston; Edward Elgar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Angel: 1972

Seller ID: 1125124

Condition: Very Good


1 sound disc (41 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo., 12 inch, CONTENTS; Overture -- Young Winston with the army in India -- The battle in the Indian village -- The electioneering sequence -- The Harrow examination room -- Jennie's theme -- Randolph and Winston -- Pomp and circumstance -- Entr'acte -- The desert -- Winston's ride to Kitchener and the approach of the dervishes -- The cavalry charge and the ambush of the armoured train -- Winston's escape from the Boers -- Winston with Lloyd George in the commons -- The dream ; End titles. Pomp and circumstance. Desert. Young Winston. Young Wins... View more info

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THE GRAND MANAN HISTORIAN; No. XXVI, Shipwrecks of Grand Manan

By: Allaby, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grand Manan, N.B, Grand Manan Historical Society.: 2001

Seller ID: 112555681

Condition: FINE


pict. paper wraps, 156 pages, illustrated, map, A chronological account of shipwrecks that occured on and around Grand Manan Island from 1720 to 1946. A well researched study of the subject. View more info

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PECOS : a history of the pioneer West, Signed Copy

By: Alton Hughes

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Seagraves, Texas, Pioneer Book Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 11255710

ISBN: 0933512341

Condition: Very Good


pict. cloth, vi, 401 pages : illustrations, a clean, bright copy , signed by authro on front free endpaper. View more info