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Forest Hill Cemetery : a biographical Index

By: Bidlake, George C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, South Devon Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112555811

Condition: Fine


green fabroid binding, iv, 247 pages : illustrations, portraits, "A biographical index of those who are buried, or plan to be buried, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada." a very good copy View more info

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

By: Bigelow, John [Edited by]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Vol. In Hundred Greatest Book Series

Seller ID: 1125288

Condition: Fine


brown, gilt dec. full leather, gilt spine, 2 raised bands, all edges gilt,moire endpapers, silk page marker, 228 pages, [8] leaves of plates, "Notes from the Editiors, (22 p) laid-in, as new, unread, View more info

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ADVENTURES BEFORE THIRTY

By: Blackwood,Algernon

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1934

Edition: Traveler's Library Edition

Seller ID: 1123593

Condition: Very Good


blue buckram, 288, 39,(1), minor cover marks,"First published 1923" under title: Episodes Before Thirty. His experiences between the ages of twenty and thirty with time in Canada and experiences as a dairy farmer and with runnng a public house. View more info

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The Queen comes to New Brunswick : paintings and Drawings

By: Bobak; Molly Lamb; Ian G Lumsden;

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Beaverbrook Art Gallery: 1977

Seller ID: 112557185

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 20 pages, 5 illustrations, (including wrap around cover illustration and center spread illustration,) "An interview with Molly Lamb Bobak, conducted by Ian Lumsden ... August 12, 1977" : p. 8-17, An exhibition catalog of Mollie Lamb's paintings of the July, 1976 visit of The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to New Brunswick. View more info

LIFE OF FRANK BUCKLAND.

By: Bompas, George C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.,: 1903

Edition: A New Edition

Seller ID: 1402

Condition: Very Good


full red calf, extra gilt spine, raised bands, leather label, marbled boards and endpapers, pp., ix, 433, port. frontis., a school prize presentation label inside front cover, very light edge wear , a sound, clean copy Size: 8 Vo., View more info

LIFE OF FIELD MARSHAL HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON; Down to the Present Time with an Appendix...

By: Bonar, Andrew R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Halifax, U.K., William Milner: 1846

Seller ID: 1427

Condition: Good


orig. green, gilt dec. blind-stamped cloth, extra gilt dec spine, pp., x, 461. port. frontis., corners bumped and worn, light wear to covers, small tear to cloth at foot of spine at front cover, endpapers lightly soiled View more info

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: The Making of an Icon

By: Bostridge, Mark

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1123940

ISBN: 0374156654

Condition: Fine


cloth, xxiii, 646 pages, illustrated,(24 full page b & w plates from photographs, title page vignette,index, as new copy, CONTENTS: Part 1 Daughter of England 1820-54 --Part 2 Lady with the Lamp 1854-6 --Part 3 Mother of the Army 1856-71 --Part 4 Queen of Nurses 1871-1910 --Part 5 Icon.... The common soldier's savior, the standard-bearer of modern nursing, a pioneering social reformer: Florence Nightingale belongs to that select band of historical characters who are instantly recognizable. Home-schooled, bound for the life of an educated Victorian lady, Nightingale scandalized her family wh... View more info

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VLADIMIR NABOKOV : the Russian Years , the American Years, 2 Volumes

By: Boyd Brian

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press:

Edition: Second Printings

Seller ID: 1123928

Condition: FINE


1990 -1991, blue cloth, gilt spines, Vol. 1, xii, 607 p., [24] full page plates, illustrated: Vol. 2, xiv, 783 pages, illustrated. index both vols., as new copies in protective mylar jackets."Mr. Boyd has a remarkable gift for drawing life and literature together. . . .[What he does] in this impressive biography reveals to us a Nabokov who has been far too little known. . . . As a biography [Boyd's] book can hardly be surpassed. It is a definitive life of the man and a superbly documented chronicle of his time."--Sergei Davydov, The New York Times Book Review View more info

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BENNETT : the rebel who challenged and changed a Nation

By: Boyko John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124306

ISBN: 1554702488

Condition: Fine


blue cloth, 501 pages, [8] full page plates, ports., in protective mylar jacket, A new look at Canada's Depression Prime Minister a man who many believed was responsible for making matters worse in a very bad time; but among his achievements -minimum wage and limits on work hours, fair-trade and anti-monoply legislation and the creation of the Canadian Wheat Board, the Bank of Canada and the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Corporation. Size: 8 vo,. View more info

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Highlights of Cardigan Area

By: Brehaut Beth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Charlottetown. Prince Edward Island, Self Published: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112555802

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 106 p. : ill., ports., list of Cardigan built ships, list of families in the Cardigan area, many local photographs, View more info

MY DEAR MAX; The Letters of Brendan Bracken to Lord Beaverbrook 1925-1958

By: Brendan Bracken; Max Aitken Beaverbrook, Baron; Richard Cockett

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Historian's Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123998

ISBN: 095089009X

Condition: Fine


blue cloth, 224 pages, 2 pp bibliography, index, Brendan Bracken (1901-1958) born in poverty in Ireland, became, at 29,Conservative M.P. for Paddington. At 29 he was already a 'Press Baron' founding the Banker,co-owning The Economist and Chairman of the Financial News, which later merged with the Financial Times. A faithful friend of Churchill in Churchill's wilderness years and made a member of Churchill's kitchen cabinet in 1940. He served as Minister of Information from 1941 to 1945. Size: 8 vo., 23 Cm., View more info

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THE REAL KLONDIKE KATE,

By: Brennan, T. Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1123913

ISBN: 0 86492 134 9

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, pp., 207, illustrated, port frontis., b & w illustrations from photographs, map, 3 pp bibliography , index, The story of Katherine Ryan of Johnville, New Brunswick, and her exploits in the Yukon Gold Rush. View more info

THE INVENTION OF TRUTH

By: Brewster,Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario,, Oberon Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 123363

ISBN: 0 88750 870 7

Condition: Very Good


pict paper wraps, 138 pages, 8 full page plates, 4 line ink inscription on front endpaper by author signing as "Betty B" View more info

DYLAN THOMAS IN AMERICA; An Intimate Journal;

By: Brinnin John Malcolm;

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston..., Little Brown: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: B 1317

Condition: Very Good


yellow boards, cloth spine, gilt spine, 303 pp., illustrated, port. frontis., 5 full page black & white plates from photographs, ink sig on front end paper, light wear at corners, edge chips and tears to d.j. spine of dust jacket darkened, d.j. is price-clipped. When Dylan Thomas came to America in January 1950, he was thirty-five and at the height of his fame as one of the greatest lyric poets of the twentieth century. Dylan made four trips to America. On his final and fatal trip in 1953 his drinking reached uncontrollable proportions, all warnings went unheeded and he was rushed to hospital... View more info

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MEMORIES OF KEDGWICK RIVER, NEW BRUNSWICK

By: Broderick, B.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatham, N.B., Self-published , B.M. Broderick: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557107

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 198 pages, illustrated, signed by author on title page with 3 line inscription, also a two line ink insc. at top of title page, light wear to front cover .Broderick family.; Michael Bernard Broderick; Broderick (Famille).; Michael Bernard Broderick, Michael Bernard Broderick was born in 1869 in Carrigeen, Waterford, Ireland. His parents were Patrick Broderick and Elizabeth or Isabella Flynn. He emigrated in 1889 and settled in New Brunswick. Includes MacDonald and related families. View more info

THE DEVIL DRIVES; A Life of Sir Richard Burton;

By: Brodie, Fawn M.;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton,: 1967

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: B 1196

Condition: Very Good


pp., 390,illustrated, 16 full page b & W plates, map endpapers,8 pp bibliography, index, light foxing to endpapers, d.j. has small edge tears, chips, creases, & two small holes in back, d.j. is price-clipped, and lightly soiled , inside back flap shows some light foxing View more info

EAGLE MAN; Charles L. Broley's Field Adventures with American Eagles;

By: Broley, Myrtle Jeanne;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Pellegrini & Cudahy,: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VA 2660

Condition: Very Good


pp., xiv, 210; illustrated, 8 full page b & w plates from photographs, ex private library (Mary Gannan , Maggie Muggins creator) with her bookplate on front pastedown, 5 line ink inscription on front endpaper, (" to Just Mary" , inscription is not by author), mark on top edges, light fade to book edges, spine f d.j. lightly faded, d.j. has edge chips, small tears, and light soil. Broley retired from a career in banking and took up his bird-watching hobby in earnest, and became a world-authority on the American Bald Eagle. View more info

FROM OUT OF THE PAST

By: Bulgin, Harvey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Summerford, Nfld, Harvey Bulgin: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124409

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, vii, 79 pages. illustrated, The Newfoundland community of Summerford, New World Island..its past, present, its people.. Has a chapter on home remedies, some of which challege faith. postage will be at cost. View more info

DREYFUS; A Family Affair 1789-1945'

By: Burns, Michael;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY,, Harper Collins,: 1991

Edition: 1 St Amer.

Seller ID: B 1122

Condition: Very Good


cloth, gilt spine letters, pp., xvi, 576., illustrated, 16 full page black & white plates, map end papers, 6 pp bibliography, very good copy View more info

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BRITISH MUSIC HALL : an illustrated who's who from 1850 to the present Day

By: Busby, Roy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London & New Hampshire, U.S.A., Paul Elek: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112555855

ISBN: 0236400533

Condition: Very Good


red cloth, gilt spine, 191 p. : ill., facs., a very good copy in very good dust jacket View more info