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"Story for Sunday" in Folio Magazine

by MUNRO, Alice

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Published
1950
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Good
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December, 1950. Vol. 5, No. 1.
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London: University of Western Ontario, 1950. December, 1950. Vol. 5, No. 1.. Staplebound. Good. [36 p.]. 24 cm. Local advertisements. Cream and maroon paper covers, staple bound. Dampstains and ink marks to covers. Some spots inside covers and text block edge. This is the second appearance of Alice Munro in print, and in Folio Magazine. The… Read more
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image of The St. Andrew's Society of Ottawa 1846-1897. Sketch of The First Half Century

The St. Andrew's Society of Ottawa 1846-1897. Sketch of The First Half Century

by THORBURN, John

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Published
1898
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Good
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Ottawa: The St. Andrew's Society of Ottawa, 1898. Paperback. Good. 44 p. 25 cm. Paper covers soiled. Staples rusting, tear in upper spine. Includes songs, list of officers from 1846 onwards. Appendix includes addresses presented by the Society to Sir John Young, Queen Victoria, Sir John A. Macdonald, Lord Dufferin, the Marquis of Lorne, the Earl of… Read more
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image of An Abstract of All the Acts Passed In the Fifth Session of the Seventh Parliament of Great Britain, and in the Fifth Year of the Reign of our most Gracious Sovereign Lord King George the Second

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London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1732. No Binding. Good. 72 p. (incomplete). 31 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. Small chip from bottom of title page. Last page detached. Some dogears. Some highlights: an abstract of the act to recover debts in the American colonies, one pertaining to… Read more
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image of ANNO DECIMO TERTIO Georgii III. Regis. CAP. VII. An Act for allowing the free Importation of Rice into this Kingdom, from any of His Majesty's colonies in America, for a limited Time; and for encouraging the making of Starch from Rice

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London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1773. Disbound. Good. pp. 87-88. 4 p. with cover. 32 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. Small holes left margin. Thumbing within. Print off-kilter on first page. An act from the reign of King George III. At the Parliament begun… Read more
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image of ANNO PRIMO GEORGII IV. REGIS. CAP. XXXIII. An Act to amend and continue, until the Thirty-first Day of December One thousand eight hundred and twenty-three, several Laws relating to the Encouragement of the Greenland Whale Fisheries.

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London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Exellent Majesty, 1820. Disbound. Good. pp. 266-267. 4p. total. 30 cm. Royal coat of arms at top of first page. Disbound. Repair to left edge. Tiny holes in left margin. An act from the reign of King George IV.
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The ABC in Verse, for Young Learners

by ANONYMOUS

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Good
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New York: Kiggins & Kellogg. Ephemera. Good. Second Series - No. 1. nd. c. 1850s. 16 p. 19 cm. 13 b&w illustrations. Green paper covers. A little darkened on front. A little damp staining inside but overall very good condition. Pencil notation inside front cover. A rhyme for every letter from Aunt Agatha to Zany.
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image of Anno Duodecimo Georgii Regis. An Act for repealing the Duty laid upon Snuff, by an Act made in the Eighth Year of Her late Majesty's Reign, and for ascertaining the Rates according to which the remaining Duties are to be paid.

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London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's Moft Excellent Majesty; and Thomas Norris, Assignee to George Hills, 1726. Disbound. Good. pp. 547-550. 6p. with cover. 30 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. Dampstain on last leaf. An act from the reign of King George I, also giving "Encouragement" to the Greenland Fishery". At… Read more
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image of An Act to prohibit for a limited Time the Exportation of Corn, Grain, Meal, Malt, Flour, Bread, Biscuit, Starch, Beef, Pork, Bacon, and other Victual

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London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty; and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett, 1757. No Binding. Good. Pages 231-239. [12 p. including cover.] 31 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. Small holes in left margin. An act from the reign of King George II. The title continues: "(except Fish… Read more
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In Her Days: A Calendar for 1901

by MICKLE, Sara (comp.)

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Published
1901
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Good
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Toronto: Toronto Lithographing Company Limited, 1901. Soft cover. Good. Unpaginated. A page for each month, plus introduction. 27 cm. Lithographs of Queen Victoria and 11 famous men, plus various British colonial scenes. Pictorial cover bound with green string in top edge. Pencil mark on rear cover. Compiled by Sara Mickle and designed by J.D. Kelly. "Entered According to… Read more
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image of An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Fourth Year of His prefent Majesty, intituled, An Act to prevent Paper Bills of Credit, hereafter to be issued in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America

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London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, Printers to the King's moft Excellent Majefty, 1773. No Binding. Good. Pages 1199 to 1202. [6 p. including cover.] 31 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. An act from the reign of King George III.
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image of ANNO VICESIMO SEGUNDO Georgii III. Regis. CAP. LXXI. An Act more effectually to prevent His Majesty's Enemies from being supplied with Ships or Vessels from Great Britain

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London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, Printed to the King's moft Excellent Majefty, 1782. Disbound. Good. 8p. (pp.1087-1091). 32 cm. Disbound/ Royal coat of arms on title page. Small holes in left margin. An act from the reign of King George III. Anno Regni Georgii III. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, Vicesimo Secundo. At the… Read more
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image of An Act for the Encouragement of Seamen, and for the better and more effectually manning His Majesty's Navy

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London, 1793. No Binding. Good. Pages 1203-1254. [52 p. total.] 31 cm. Disbound. Small holes left margin. Some thumbing within. An act from the reign of King George III.
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image of An Act for further regulating the Plantation Trade; and for Relief of Merchants importing Prize Goods from America, and for preventing collusive Captures there

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London: Printed by Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1742. No Binding. Good. Pages 711-723. [16 p. including cover.] 32 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. Some dampness stains throughout. Top corner of cover is chipped. Remaining top corners are torn and roughened. An act from the reign of… Read more
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New Voyages and Travels; Consisting of Originals and Translations. Vol. III

by SANSOM, Joseph

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Published
1820
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Fair
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$75.00

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London: Sir Richard Phillips and Co, 1820. disbound. Fair. 95 + 1 p. 23 cm. Frontispiece engraving. Disbound. Small chip and tear in engraving page. Light thumbing and soiling. Part of a larger volume which consisted of travel accounts in Virginia, Africa, South America, and southern Europe. This part only consists of Sansom's Travels in Lower Canada, 1817.… Read more
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image of ANNO DUODECIMO Georgii III. Regis. CAP. XXXIII. An Act for allowing the Importation of Wheat, Wheat Flour, Rye, Rye Meal, and Indian Corn, into this Kingdom, for a limited Time, free of Duty

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London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, Printers to the King's moft Excellent Majefty, 1772. Disbound. Good. pp. 775-776. 4 p. with cover. 32 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. Print off-kilter on first page. An act from the reign of King George III. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Tenth… Read more
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Book-Plates and Other Engravings

by FRENCH, Edwin Davis

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Published
1911
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Very Good
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Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1911. Card Covers. Very Good. 39 p. 19 cm. Grey card covers. Some discolouration to front near spine. Catalogue of a private collection of book plates and other engravings by French, exhibited at The Rowfant Club in Cleveland, January 21, 1911.
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image of Anno Segundo_Tertio Annae Reginae. An Act for the better Securing and Regulating the Duties upon Salt

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London: Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb deceas'd; Printers to the Queens most Excellent Majesty, 1704. Disbound. Good. pp. 239-255. 20 p. with cover. 32 cm. Royal coat of arms on front cover. Disbound. Pages darkening. An act from the reign of Queen Anne. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the Twentieth Day of… Read more
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An Act for encouraging the Greenland Fishery

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
1732
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Good
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London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1732. No Binding. Good. Pages 451-452. [4 pages including cover.] 31 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. A few tears along top edge and at margin. An act from the reign of King George II.
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London: Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1771. No Binding. Good. Pages 1227-1234. [10 p. including cover.] 31 cm. Royal coat of arms on title page. Disbound. Crease in left margin. An act from the reign of King George III.
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Anno Quadragesimo Secundo GEORGII III. REGIS. Cap XLII.

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
1802
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Good
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London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's moft Excellent Majefty, 1802. Disbound. Good. 31p. {pp. 378-407). 32 cm disbound act. Includes Royal coat of arms on top of first page. An act from the reign of King George III. Includes tables of customs payable on various goods, wares and merchandise as well as… Read more
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