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New York in the Spanish-American War 1898. Part of the Report of the Adjutant-General of the State for 1900. In Three Volumes. Volume I.

By: Andrews, Avery D., And Hoffman, Edward M., adjutants-general of the State of New York

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon, State Printer: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001488

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


vii + 994 pp. VOLUME ONE only. Frontis plate Frank T. Black. Illus maps,tables,figs. Includes Military Departments, Staff Departments, Declaration of War, Volunteers, Army and Navy, Camp Instructions; Signal Corp Volunteers, Deaths in the services, including names, Registers of organizations: Troop A & C; Fourth, Fifth, Seventh Battery; First, Second, Third and Eighth Regiment. Light peach cloth is a bit grubby, bottom of spine wearing, front edge has a small stain... View more info

New York in the Spanish-American War 1898. Part of the Report of the Adjutant-General of the State for 1900. In Three Volumes. Volume II.

By: Andrews, Avery D., And Hoffman, Edward M., adjutants-general of the State of New York

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon, State Printer: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001489

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


993 pp. This second of 3 volumes consists of Registers of the Ninth Regiment, Twelfth, Thirteen, Fourteenth, Twenty-second, Forty-seventh, and Sixty-fifth Regiments. Light peach cloth covers are quite grubby on this volume, top corner broken, spine tips worn, some staining at the fore-edge, interior of this volume pages 420-530 have stains in the text corresponding to edge stains (appears to have been an old spill), back hinge splitting but binding sturdy. ; Large 8vo View more info

The History of the Acadians

By: Arsenault, B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Lemeac Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 9050

ISBN: 9776150340

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


268pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Index, translations, bibliography. Book has beige paper softcover with dark blue text on covers and spine. Slight creasing on front cover. Very slight wear on textblock. Minor underlining in red ink, otherwise text is clear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

Image for The estates, empires & principallities of the world. Represented by ye description of countries,maner of inhabitants,riches of provinces,forces,government,religion,and the princes that have governed in every estate. With the begin(n)ing of all militarie and religious orders. Translated out of French...

The estates, empires & principallities of the world. Represented by ye description of countries,maner of inhabitants,riches of provinces,forces,government,religion,and the princes that have governed in every estate. With the begin(n)ing of all militarie and religious orders. Translated out of French...

By: Avity, Pierre d'; Grimstone, Edward, translator

Price: $1,900.00

Publisher: London, Adam Islip for Mathewe Lownes and John Bill: 1615

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 9265

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[3] ff, 1234 pp, [1] f. First leaf (a blank) not present, otherwise complete. Small folio measuring 12.25" bound in old vellum with matching renewed calf spine with 5 raised bands, brown morocco spine label. Renewed end papers and first blank. Marvelous engraved title page signed: Ren. Elstracke sculpsit. showing a man from Europe, Africa, Asia and America with various imperial symbols, engraved head and tail pieces throughout. Newly rebound in contemporary vellum ... View more info

Huron and Wyandot Mythology

By: Barbeau , C. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7460

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xiv, 415, viii. Illustrated with photo plates of some of the people interviewed, mostly Wyandots, at the rear. Original grey paper card covers are a bit grubby, library stamp to the front. Spine has a library sticker and some normal wear. Interior has standard library markings but otherwise clean and unmarked. Interior hinges have been neatly reinforced. ; Geological Survey Memoir 80, Anthopological Series; Ex-Library; Vol. 11; 437 pages View more info

Cornelius Krieghoff Pioneer painter of North America

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1934

Seller ID: 9123

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


152pp + 20 unnumbered pages. Photographs, catalogue. Book has red cloth hardcover with gold text on front cover and spine. Dust jacket is red and brown with brown text on covers and spine. Dust jacket has significant damage, covered in mylar. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 172 pages View more info

The French in North America. A Biliographical Guide to French Archives, Reproductions, and Research Missions

By: Beers, Henry Putney

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001859

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xi + 413 pp. Index. Apparent 1st ed. Contents include: French Archives and American History; Historians of American Diplomacy; Historians of the French Regime in America; State Institutions and Libraries; The Carnegie Institution of Washington; The Library of Congress; Canadian Institutions and Historians; List of French Representatives in the U.S.; Chronological List of Investigations in the French Archives. Conclusions, Bibliography. Grey linen cloth with black and... View more info

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Evolution of the Heart A History of the University of Toronto Library up to 1981.

By: Blackburn, Robert H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Library: 1989

Seller ID: 6831

ISBN: 0772760012

Condition: Very Good


Viii + 375 pp. References and index at rear. Blue cloth boards. Book is in excellent condition, very clean with no marks or wear. ; X X View more info

Convoy to India

By: Blakeley, Al Ethelred (pseud. Alfred E. Blake)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Trilon Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000161

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


214 pp; Signed on the first fly "To Hi, with best wishes, Al. E. Blakeley". A war-time diary written by an African American soldier in the segregated American army during World War II. The author traveled through Africa, the Middle East, Burma, Pakistan, and India. His view of the war and world from the inside is interesting enough, but he also feels sympathy for the downtrodden people of color he sees on his travels and reports on their culture, condition an... View more info

The Descendants of Cyrus Perkins

By: Bloomer, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002435

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


97 pp. The story of the family of Cyrus Perkins, of Tarver, Massachusetts, with a great deal of information about the town and other families living there, as well. Told as a story, no index. Green cloth with blind ruling and gilt to the front boards. Spine is browned with no title, general wear to boards. Interior has a small scar to first fly, paper a bit browned, but otherwise clean and sturdy. Extraordinarily scarce.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The American Union: A Discourse, Delivered on Thursday, December 12, 1850, the Day of the Annual Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania, and Repeated on Thursday, December 19, in the Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia

By: Boardman, Henry A. (Augustus)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo and Co.: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000803

Condition: Fair


56 pp. Fourth Thousand. Original paper wraps, fc inscribed "George S. Hillard Esq, Boston, with the Author's respects". Copyright page ihas pencil notation "1851 Sept 10 Gift of Hon George S. Hillard of Boston". A plea for the holding together of the Union and against secession. Hillard, who apparently gave the book to a library, was an attorney, legislator and author, served as a member of the Senate and was U.S. Attorney before retiring to private la... View more info

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Canada under British Rule 1760-1905

By: Bourinot, John G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp, Clark Company Limited: 1901

Seller ID: 7085

Condition: Fair


Xi + 346 pp. 2 appendices and index at rear. 3 fold out maps inside rear. Green cloth boards. Book is in fair condition, covers faded and marked, as well as rubbed along edges. Interior is mostly clean with no signficant marks. Very usable copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Wife to Widow Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal

By: Bradbury, Bettina

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., UBC Press: 2011

Seller ID: 9607

ISBN: 0774819510

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xvi, 502pp. Illustrations, graphs, tables, notes, bibliography, index. Book has beige paper hardcover with black text on covers and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 9.1 X 6.0 X 1.7 inches; 518 pages View more info

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In Old Missisquoi (signed by Moore) With History and Reminiscence of Stanbridge Academy

By: Bugeia, Julia, H. S.; Moore, Theodora Cornell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell & Son, Limited: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8142

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


ix, 211 pp. Frontis plate of Stanbridge Academy, illustrated with b/w photo plates.Dark green cloth with blind ruling and gilt title with some decoration, spine is blank. Bit of wear at extremities. First blank has a presentation dated 1948 from someone in Stanbridge, verso of frontis has a gift inscription dated 1916 signed T.C.M. (Theodora Cornell Moore). The intro by Moore also has a few neat corrections made to the text, presumably by Moore. Slight cracking at TCM'... View more info

Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases 1648-1706

By: Burr, George Lincoln, Editor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000283

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


465 pp index + xiv. Reprint of the 1914 edition. Includes contemporary writing on famous witchcraft cases and trials. Contents include Remarkable Providences by increase Mather; The New York Cases of Hall and Harrison; Lithobolia or the Stone-Throwing Devil, by Richard Chamberlain; The Pennsylvania Cases of mattson, Hendrickson, and Guard; Memorable Providences by Cotton Mather; A brief and True Narrative of Witchcraft at Salem Village by Deodat Lawson; Letter of Tho... View more info

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Dufferin-Carnarvon Correspondence 1874-1878 Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIII

By: C. W. De Keiweiet & F. H. Underhill, Editors

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Champlain Society: 1955

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 7683

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


lvi, 442 pp, fold map, (xvi) Index, biographical notes. Frontis plate of Dufferin, plate of Carnarvon and folding map of B.C. Limited edition of 575, this is no. 85. Red cloth with gilt to the spine has very minimal normal shelfwear, top edge gilt, fore-edges rough cut, some pages never separated, interior clean and fresh, tight, nice copy. ; The Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIII; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 442 pages View more info

Image for THE WAR TRAIL OF BIG BEAR  Being the Story of the connection of Big Bear and the other Cree Indians and their followers with the Canadian NorthWest Rebellion of 1885, the Frog Lake Massacre and events leading up to and following it, and of Two Months Imprisonment in the Camp of th

THE WAR TRAIL OF BIG BEAR Being the Story of the connection of Big Bear and the other Cree Indians and their followers with the Canadian NorthWest Rebellion of 1885, the Frog Lake Massacre and events leading up to and following it, and of Two Months Imprisonment in the Camp of th

By: Cameron, William Bleasdell (1862-1951)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9249

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


256 pp. Frontis photo of Big Bear and 8 other illustrations. Dark orange cloth with blind ruling has moderate wear. Spine has remains of white library marks. Interior has institutional library stamps on the inside front cover and title page otherwise clean and unmarked, pages are crisp and nice. A fascinating account by Cameron of the Cree attack and massacre at Frog Lake, part of the North-West Rebellion. Cameron survived and was taken hostage by the Cree, led by Big ... View more info

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The Scotsman In Canada. Two Volumes Eastern Canada. Western Canada

By: CAMPBELL, WILFRED ; BRYCE,GEORGE

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, London, The Musson Book Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7383

Condition: Good


432 pp, 439 pp. Index in both volumes. Frontis portrait of Sir William Alexander in Vol. I, plus 7 illustrations in Vol. I. Vol. II has photo of Lord Strathcona and 7 other illustrations. Handsome green cloth covers with gilt ruling and title, gilt to spine, have normal library marks, white library stickers to spines and stickers on front cover. Spine tips worn. Interiors have normal library marks, volume 2 has hinges starting, paper is a little toned and starting to c... View more info

Summary Report of the Mines Branch of the Department of Mines for the Calendar Year Ending December 31, 1912 [together with the Report for the Calendar year Ending December 31] 1913, [and with the Report for the Calendar Year Ending December 31,] 1914

By: Canada Department of Mines

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, C.H.Parmelee: 1913

Seller ID: 002756

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


ix + 174 pp + 2 large folding maps, x + 214 pp, ix + 232 pp + xii plates + xx ads. Heavily illustrated with plates, maps, folding maps, charts, photos, etc. Three years -- 1912, 1913 and 1914 -- found as one, with original blue card covers for 1913 and 1914 bound in. Black library buckram binding with gilt to the spine is clean, bit worn, spine tips worn. Interior has Library of Congress stamp and card pocket at rear, first title page has stamps and punch stamps alon... View more info

The Heart of a Peacock

By: Carr, Emily; Dilworth, Ira (ed.)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9111

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


xv, 234pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Book has burgundy cloth hardcover with gold text on spine. Dust jacket is green, cream, and orange with white and black text on covers and spine with illustration on front cover. Wear and tears on dust dust jacket. Slight bumping on head and tail, slight wear on corners. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages View more info