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City of Belleville History

By Mikel, W.C. (Ed.)

Picton, Ontario: Picton Gazette Publishing Company, Limited, 1943 Dark green cloth over boards with gold titles. Previous owner's name. Comprehensive history of Belleville, Ontario including its people, city government, churches, schools, businesses, sports, celebrations, etc. Approximately 180 black and white photos. Scarce. 322 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by B/W Photos. 7 x 10 1/2 Inches.

$75.00

Eastport and Passamaquoddy. A Collection of Historical and Biographical Sketches

By Kilby, William Henry (Ed.)

Eastport, ME: Edward E. Shead & Company, 1888 Dark green cloth on boards with gilt titles on spine. Minor corner and edgewear. This book examines the history of Eastport, Maine including its people, schools, churches, and politics. There are also a few individual profiles of important citizens. The final chapter is devoted to the aboriginal Passamaquoddy tribe. There are 54 black and white illustrations, including maps. 505 pp. including Appendix and List of Subscribers. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Maps and B/W Drawings. 6 x 8 Inches.

$125.00

Superb Photographs of Famous Scenes, Containing Beautiful Views in Every Quarter of the Globe

By Adams, Charles H.

St. John, NB: R.A.H. Morrow, 1892 Dark green cloth with 3/4 black tooled leather and gilt titles. All edges gilt. Decorative grey-grained endpapers. Tiny break in the leather at top of spine. Binding strong and tight. More than 125 photos of famous buildings, churches, parks, and art works from around the world. Left-facing pages are blank. Large heavy book will require extra postage. 256 pp. . 3/4 Leather on Cloth Boards. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by B/W Photos. 9 x 11 1/2 Oblong.

$50.00

The Making of England

By Green, John Richard

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882 This book has a highly decorated spine with raised bands, and gilt decoration and lettering. Brown 3/4 leather on chestnut cloth boards. The front cover bears an embossed gilt shield which reads "Davenport School for Boys, Portland Manor, St. John, N.B." Inside the cover there is a label indicating that the book had been awarded to a student for Latin in 1892. The other endpaper has a newspaper clipping indicating the list of prize winners at Davenport School for that year. Renowned geologist, George Matthew, won prizes for Latin, English, French and Prayer Book History. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Leather is scuffed and worn, and several signatures are loose (first signature is hanging by a single thread). The pages are clean, and there is no writing or foxing. 434 pp. including index. . First American Edition. 3/4 Leather on Cloth Boards. Fair to Good/No Jacket. Illus. by 29 Maps, Including One Colour Map. 6 x 9 Inches.

$50.00

A History of Scotland from Roman Occupation (Complete in Four Volumes)
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A History of Scotland from Roman Occupation (Complete in Four Volumes)

By Lang, Andrew

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd. Best-known for fairy tales, Andrew Lang also wrote history in a literary style with a keen attention to detail. Various editions have been "married" to make this complete navy cloth set. All have gilt lettering and decoration on the spine, and Volume 4 also has gilt decoration on the cover. Volume 1 is the 5th Edition of 1929 (509 pp.). Volume 2 is the 3rd Edition of 1924 (575 pp.). Volume 3 is the 2nd Edition of 1909 (424 pp.). Volume 4 is dated 1907 with no edition stated - could be a first (621 pp.). Volumes 1-3 are Very Good, with slight rubbing to the tops and bottoms of the spines, and solid hinges. Volume 4 has a 1/2" tear at the top of the spine, and both hinges are cracked. These books are very heavy - please expect a request for extra shipping to cover postage and insurance. Since these items are on consignment, no discounts apply. . Original Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Frontispiece Engravings, Foldout Pedigree Charts. 6 x 9 Inches.

$125.00

Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal
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Hochelaga Depicta; The Early History and Present State of the City and Island of Montreal

By Bosworth, Newton (Ed.)

Toronto: Congdon & Britnell, Publishers, 1901 Facsimile Edition of the 1839 Edition, limited to 500 copies. This one is #233, and signed by the publishers. Original navy cloth, delicately blindstamped recto and verso on boards. Gilt title "History of Montreal" on spine. Light foxing to endpapers. All 23 plates, including two fold-out maps, present as listed. Churches of many denominations are pictured, as well as substantial histories of them. Other prominent buildings, organizations, political events, etc., are fully described. Dedicated to Sir John Colborne, Governor-General of British North America. 284 pp. plus current (1839) foldout map of the city. This book is on consignment, so discounts do not apply.. Signed by Publisher. Facsimile Edition of 1839 Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Numerous Engravings (Two maps). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$100.00

New Brunswick, A History:1784-1867

By MacNutt, W.S.

Toronto, ON: Macmillan of Canada, 198 Softcover of 496 pp. with illustrations. This author is known for his involvement in and promotion of the Maritimes, as was his father. Born in Charlottetown, McNutt taught at Netherwood school in Rothesay and University of New Brunswick, where he retired. He died in 1976. . First Paperback Reprint.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos, Maps, and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

The Works of Flavius Josephus

By Whiston, William (Trans.)

London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1892 Note: Very small print. Dark blue cloth on boards. Public library evidence, but not damaged or inscribed. Contains Life of Flavius Josephus, The Antiquities of the Jews, The Wars of the Jews, Flavius Josephus Against Apion, Josephus's Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades, and Appendix. 762 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Arran of the Bens
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Arran of the Bens

By MacBride, Mackenzie

London: T.N. Foulis, 1911 Sixteen colour illustrations reproduced from oil paintings by J. Lawton Wingate, together with historical accounts. 231 pp.with index.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by J. Lawton Wingate. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$35.00

The First History of New Brunswick; Reprint of the 1921 Ed.
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The First History of New Brunswick; Reprint of the 1921 Ed.

By Fisher, Peter

Saint John, N.B.: New Brunswick Historical Society, 1980 Original dark blue card cover trade paperback. Previous owner's name in pencil. Based on his 1825 work. 133 pp.. Reprint of 1921 Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Footprints of the World's History
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Footprints of the World's History

By Ridpath, John Clark (Ed.)

1891 Maroon cloth on boards. Binding matches The Story of Man, listed separately.(SOLD) Shelf wear. Dozens of illustrations, some in color. 624 pp. with index. Weight 7 lbs. Very heavy book will need extra postage.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

History as Art and as Science; Twin Vistas on  the Past
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History as Art and as Science; Twin Vistas on the Past

By Hughes, H. Stuart

New York: Harper & Row, 1964 Grey cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. One of the World Perspectives Series. Chapter titles are: What the Historian Thinks He Knows; History, the Humanities, and Anthropological Change; History and Psychoanalysis - The Explanation of Motive; The Sweep of the Narrative Line; and Is Contemporary History Real History ? 107 pp.. First Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Richard III The Great Debate
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Richard III The Great Debate

By More, Sir Thomas/ Walpole, Horace

London: The Folio Society, 1965 What a thrill, to be taken back to my Ohio University Honours English Class presided over by Dr. Paul Kendall ! Just ten years later, he wrote Introductions to this "Great Debate" as an expert on Richard III. Book and slipcase are faultless. 244 pp. with index.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine in Slipcase/No Jacket; In Slipcase. Illus. by Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Letters and Diaries of Lady Durham
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Letters and Diaries of Lady Durham

By Godsell, Patricia (Ed.)

Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1979 Tan tweed on boards. DJ has two faint spots on front. While Lord Durham is dealing with rebellion in Canada in the summer of 1838, his wife was keeping his mother-in-law informed. The Report on the Affairs of British North America is credited with leading to the union of 1841, responsible government, and Confederation. 203 pp. with index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$25.00

Russia; A 1,000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East
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Russia; A 1,000-Year Chronicle of the Wild East

By Sixsmith, Martin

New York: The Overlook Press, 2012 "Gives a human face to a paradoxical people." - The Times. 611 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Spirit of Canadian Democracy; A Collection of Canadian Writings from the Beginnings to the Present Day
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Spirit of Canadian Democracy; A Collection of Canadian Writings from the Beginnings to the Present Day

By Fairley, Margaret (Ed.)

Toronto: Progress Publishing Co., 1945 Grey cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Dated from third page of the Introduction. Some entries in each official language (not bilingual). . Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John A. Hall. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$20.00

Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare 1457 B.C. - 1815 A.D.
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Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare 1457 B.C. - 1815 A.D.

By Watkins, Jack (Gen Ed.)

London: Amber Books Limited, 2011 Records of 170 key encounters from ancient Egyptians to the end of the Napoleonic era. Huge, heavy book of 320 pp. will need extra postage. Book is faultless. DJ has one-inch tear at foot of spine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.00

The Plebiscite, Or A Miller's Story of the War
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The Plebiscite, Or A Miller's Story of the War

By Erckmann-Chatrian

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900 Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. No writing or damage. The war under consideration is the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871. The French government under Napoleon III issued a plebiscite, in which a "yes" vote was for peace, while a "no" vote was in favour of war with Prussia. 338 pp.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall..

$15.00

The Myth Of the All-Destructive Fury of the Thirty Years' War
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The Myth Of the All-Destructive Fury of the Thirty Years' War

By Ergang, Robert (Ph.D.)

Pocono Pines, Pa.: The Craftsmen, 1956 Light grey boards within heavier homemade brown boards. Refutes the popular arguments that Germany was nearly decimated in the 30 Years' War. 40 pp. Laid in is a 4-page section of the New Freeman for June 30, 1990, featuring names and photos of 13 graduates of Holy Heart Seminary in June, 1940, and the Grade Twelve Class of Saint John High School in 1949. Library number but no evidence of circulation. Clean and sound.. Homemade Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

Rideau Hall; An Illustrated History of Government House, Ottawa
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Rideau Hall; An Illustrated History of Government House, Ottawa

By Hubbard, R.H.

Ottawa: Roger Duhamel, 1967 A though introduction to Government House and its occupants. Laid in are a small colour brochure of Government House and a faint printout of the exterior. 139 pp. with index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Minus. 9 1/2 x 10 1/2 Oblong.

$20.00

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