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HISTORY IN THEIR BLOOD : the Indian portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison

By: Dempsey Hugh A ; Nicholas De Grandmaison

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1982

Seller ID: 112555822

ISBN: 0888943601

Condition: Very Good


124 p. bound in gilt grey cloth. in grey cloth slipcase, pictorial endpapers, ribbon bookmark, includes index, this is bound in the same manner as the limited edition which was limited to 214 copies, however this copy is not numbered, the spine of the slipcase shows a sign of a small barely discernable repair, A publication authored by Hugh A. Dempsey, Chief Curator of the Glenbow Museum, on the life and life's work of Canadian artist Nicholas de Grandmaison (1892-197... View more info

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FIGHTING FOR CANADA : Chinese and Japanese Canadians in military Service

By: Dennis McLaughlin; Leslie McLaughlin; Canada. Department of National Defence.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of National Defence: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557114

ISBN: 0662691318

Condition: Fine


pict. paper covers, 112, 112 pages : illustrations, portraits, Text in English and French on inverted pages. [written by Dennis McLaughlin and Leslie McLaughlin]. CONTENTS: Coming to Canada -- The Chinese: building Canada's national dream -- Canada and World War I -- Men of honour: Chinese Canadians in the war -- Japanese Canadians volunteer for war -- World War II -- Restrictions on population growth and civil rights -- Chinese Canadians in the war -- The Canadian army... View more info

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Those splendid girls : the heroic service of Prince Edward Island nurses in the Great War

By: Dewar Katherine Elizabeth

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island : Island Studies Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125557115

ISBN: 0919013805

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper covers, xx, 235 pages : illustrations, portraits, Includes excerpts from nurses' diaries, Nursing sisters, including Islanders Christine MacDonald, Eleanor MacLaren Gordon, and Viola Beers, at No. 2 CGH, Le Tréport, France." "In their day, the many Island women who served as nurses in WWI didn’t see themselves as heroic. But 100 years later, and knowing better the hardships they endured in that war, this book salutes the courage of all Canadian n... View more info

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HEROES OF THE ACADIAN RESISTANCE: The Story of Joseph Beausoleil Broussard and Pierre II Surette 1702-1765

By: Dianne Marshall

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Formac Publshing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11255620

ISBN: 0887809782

Condition: Very Good


pict. trade paper wraps, 4 pp bibliography, index,207 pages : map, a very good copy. This book tells the little-known story of the Acadian resistance and two key leaders- Joseph Beausoleil Broussard and Pierre II Surette. The conflict was violent and relentless, resulting in the deaths of many, No man,woman or child was safe. At the end of the struggle, Beausoleil and his followers went to Louisiana where he is remembered as a great Acadian hero. Pierre II Surette and hi... View more info

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GEORGE CANNING; Politician and Stateman;

By: Dixon, Peter;

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Mason/ Charter,: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: B 1000

Condition: Very Good


cloth, pp., 355., 7 pp bibliography, index, price clipped dust jacket, CONTENTS: The protege of Pitt -- Young canning in office -- 'A state neither of peace nor of war' -- The Pittite inheritance -- Foreign secretary -- The duel with Castlereagh -- Retreat to Liverpool and Lisbon -- The return to office -- Foreign policy: the reality of power -- The demise of Tory Englan View more info

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THINK BIG AND KICK ASS IN BUSINESS AND LIFE

By: Donald J Trump; Bill Zanker

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112555635

ISBN: 0061547832

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, gilt spine, pp., xii, 368; index, dust jacket (unclipped), full number line, $26.95 price, a clean,bright copy with small remainder mark at bottom edge, CONTENTS: Introduction : from small to big -- Do you have what it takes? -- Passion, passion, passion! -- Basic instincts -- Creating luck -- Fear factor -- Revenge -- Big mo! -- Never take your eye off the ball -- I love you, sign this -- Think big and kick ass in business and in life -- Appendix: The best ... View more info

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BLOODSTOPPERS & BEARWALKERS; Folk Traditions of the Upper Peninsula

By: Dorson, Richard M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard Univ Press,: 1972

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1124397

Condition: Very Good


red cloth, pp., 305, illustrated, 8 full page plates from photographs, index, edge wear to d.j. CONTENTS: Indian tradition: Indians stuffed and live ,Bearwalkers Tricksters and thunders ,European tradition: Canadiens ,Cousin Jacks ,Finns,Bloodstoppers ,Native tradition: Townsfolk,Lumberjacks ,Miners,Lakesmen ,Sagamen., Dorson spent 5 months living among the Indians, Finns, Canadians, Cornishmen, lumberjacks, sailors miners, and sagamen of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan,... View more info

A FRENCH VOLUNTEER OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE; The Chevalier De Pontgibaud

By: Douglas, Robert B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bowie, Maryland, U.S.A., Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Edition: Reprint of 1898 Edition

Seller ID: 00369

ISBN: 0 7884 1561 1

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 289 pages, port. frontis., full name index, View more info

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THE MAKING OF A SOCIALIST: The Recollections of T. C. Douglas

By: Douglas, Thomas Clement, [ Edited by Lewis H. Thomas]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Edmonton,, Univ of Alberta Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1123465

ISBN: 0888640706

Condition: Very Good


grey cloth, gilt spine, xiii, 400 p. illustrated, port. frontis., index, Published by the University of Alberta Press in 1982 and based on a series of transcribed interviews conducted in 1958, the book presents the life and philosophy of Tommy Douglas, founding member of the CCF and one of Canada's leading and warmly respected NDP politicians.The interviewer was C.H. (Chris) Higginbotham. minor chips and small tears to d.j edges, a clean, bright copy View more info

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BEAVERBROOK

By: Driberg Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson,: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124935

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, gilt spine, 323 pages, illustrated,.index, d.j is price-clipped, d.j. has edge tears with some lossat top edge. ink names on inside front cover and front endpaper, in protective mylar wraps, A bio of William Maxwell Aitken, first Baron, Beaverbrook. View more info

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The Gagetown Hookers

By: Dubord Larry E

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Farmington, Me., Dubord Larry E.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557200

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, v, 41 pages : color illustrations, portraits, this book contains 50 colored illustrations of rugs hooked by Raymond and Lydia Scott of Gagetown, New Brunswick.The author Larry Dubord was a Farmington, Maine antique dealer and auctioneer. View more info

JONATHAN ODELL: Loyalist Poet of the American Revolution

By: Edelberg, Cynthia Dubin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., Duke Univ Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123124

ISBN: 0822307162

Condition: Fine


red cloth, gilt spine, pp., xv,205, 7 pp bibliography, index, much of New Brunswick interest Size: 8 Vo., View more info

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THE FIRST HUNDRED; a story of the first 100 years of Moncton's existence after the arrival in 1766 of the pioneer settlers from Philadelphia, Pa.

By: Edward W Larracey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Moncton,New Brunswick, Moncton Pub. Co: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112556026

Condition: Very Good


red cloth, gilt spine, 306 pages illustrations (some folded, some color), maps, small tear at top of spine of d.j., else v.g. copy View more info

DARWIN AND THE MYSTERIOUS MR X; New Light on the Evolutionists

By: Eiseley,Loren

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123098

ISBN: 0 525 08875 X

Condition: Fine


two-tone cloth, gilt spine, xii, 278 pages, illustrated, title page vignettes, 12 full page b & w plates from photographs, index, dust jacket is NOT price-clipped,bright clean copy. Eiseley presents indisputable evidence that the basic tenets of the theory of natural selection were set forth by the now-forgotten naturalist, Edward Blyth, years before the publication of Darwin's Origin of the Species. View more info

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B. TRAVEN : life and Work

By: Ernst Schurer; Philip Jenkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University Park & London, Pennsylvania State University Press: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125353

ISBN: 0271003820

Condition: Fine


brown cloth, gilt spine, vi, 368 pages, edited by Ernst Schu¨rer and Philip Jenkins., a review copy with publishers info card laid-in. in protective mylar, The most comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of Traven's life and work- together with an analysis of the sources of his inspiration and his impact on other modern writers-is presented in this book by an international group of experts. A novelist whose major works were first published in German (and banned by the ... View more info

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ASHLEY A. COLTER 1888 to 1977

By: Estey, Perley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fredericton?, n.p.,: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11255625

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 104 pages, illustrated, , ports., a biography of prominent Fredericton contractor, compiled largely from his diaries. scarce. View more info

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A tour in both hemispheres; or, Travels around the world.

By: Eugene Vetromile

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Montreal,, D. & J. Sadlier & Co: 1880

Seller ID: 1124911

Condition: Very Good


green, gilt dec.,pict. cloth, cover & spine, beveled boards,patterned endpapers, pp., xii, 502 . front. (port.) illusrated., plates, map, plan., light corner and edges wear, small stain at top edge of rear cover,Vetromile, Eugene 1819-1881, Abenaki linguist and missionary to Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Indians. VETROMILE, Eugene, was born, in Gallipoli, Italy in 1819; and died there in 1880. In 1840 he came to the US and entered Georgetown college in Washington D.C. It w... View more info

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UNCOMMON OBDURATE; the several public careers of J.F.W. DesBarres,

By: Evans G.N.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salem, Mass, Peabody Museum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124767

Condition: Fine


blue cloth, gilt spine, ix, 130 pages.illustrated, map, ports.,bibliography, index.printed by The Anthoenson Press, Portland, Maine, spine of d.j. toned, in protective mylar jacket, J .F.W. DesBarres was an unusual eighteenth century figure whose life spanned two continents and over a hundred years. He was in public life, in a variety of careers; military officer, chartmaker,landowner,and civil governor. Much of his work was done in North America, in particular in the M... View more info

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UNCOMMON OBDURATE; the several public careers of J.F.W. DesBarres,

By: Evans G.N.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salem, Mass, Peabody Museum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125143

Condition: Fine


blue cloth, gilt spine, ix, 130 pages.illustrated, map, ports.,bibliography, index.printed by The Anthoenson Press, Portland, Maine, spine of d.j. toned, in protective mylar jacket, J .F.W. DesBarres was an unusual eighteenth century figure whose life spanned two continents and over a hundred years. He was in public life, in a variety of careers; military officer, chartmaker,landowner,and civil governor. Much of his work was done in North America, in particular in the M... View more info

THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

By: Everett,Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon and Company: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123067

Condition: Very Good


brown, blind-stamped,decorated cloth, gilt spine, xviii,348,(12) publisher's adverts, frontis.engraving with tissue-guard, bumping to lower corners, moderate shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers, a sound, tight copy View more info