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Image for Churches and Clergy of North Cumberland

Churches and Clergy of North Cumberland

By: Brown, Harry Rufus

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Nova Scotia, North Cumberland Historical Society: 1975

Seller ID: 17097

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Card covers show edge wear, stain on top half of back cover. Last page has separated but is present. ; A tight solid book. Newspaper clippings laid in ; B&W Photographs; 191 pages; A history of the churches and clergymen of Nova Scotia View more info

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French Canada and the Early Decades of British Rule 1760-1791

By: Brunet, Michel

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Historical Association: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18844

Condition: Very Good


Only light wear to white paper covers ; A tight solid book, text unmarked; Canadian Historical Association booklet #13; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages View more info

Backroads of British Columbia

By: Bryan, Liz

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Sunflower Books: 1975

Seller ID: 10285

ISBN: 0888940904

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ chipped and torn, creased and scuffed, tape stains on flaps and endpapers ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Color Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.10 inches; 156 pages View more info

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Ogopogo's Vigil A History of Kelowna and the Okanagan

By: Buckland, Frank Morgan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Okanagan Mission, BC, Okanagan Historical Society: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 18138

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show edge wear, some light soiling & creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages View more info

Image for Pursuit Of A Vision:  Persistence And Accomodation Among Coaldale Mennonites From the Mid-Nineteen Twenties to World War II

Pursuit Of A Vision: Persistence And Accomodation Among Coaldale Mennonites From the Mid-Nineteen Twenties to World War II

By: Buhr, Joanna R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, University of Calgary Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8928

Condition: Fine


Signed by Author; Brown cloth boards have light shelfwear to corners. ; Inscribed by the author. A bright, solid book ; Map; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 263 pages; This is the author's Masters Thesis, written to satisfy requirements for her Master of Arts. View more info

Image for The Sooke Story The History and the Heartbeat

The Sooke Story The History and the Heartbeat

By: Bullen, Sally & Chair History Committee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sooke, BC, Sooke Region Museum: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 19159

ISBN: 096949422X

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Small stain on top page edges. ; A bright, solid book. This is #342 of a Limited Edition ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 433 pages; A history of this area near Victoria BC on Vancouver Island starting with original inhabitants, the native peoples, followed by the explorers and pioneers who developed the area. Like most histories of this type, the authors provide stories about the families and the personages who made the city of Sooke what it is today. View more info

Image for Auf Einladung des Landgrafen Beiträge zur Geschichte der Hugenotten und Waldenser in Nordhessen

Auf Einladung des Landgrafen Beiträge zur Geschichte der Hugenotten und Waldenser in Nordhessen

By: Burmeister, Helmut

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Kassel DE, Der Kreisausschuss des Landkreises Kassel: 1985

Seller ID: 17011

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to blue card covers with french flaps. ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 95 pages; This is a series of essays about the history of the Huguenots on the northern Hesse area of Germany. Text in German View more info

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Toiling in the Woods: Aspects of the Lumber Business in Alberta to 1930

By: Buziak, Kelly

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wetaskiwin, AB, Friends Of Reynolds-Alberta Museum Society: 1992

Seller ID: 17093

ISBN: 189570605X

Condition: Near Fine


A bright, solid book.; Friends of Reynolds-Alberta Museum #8; B&W Photographs; 38 pages View more info

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History of Prince Edward Island

By: Campbell, Duncan

Price: $53.55

Publisher: Charlottetown, PEI, Bremner Brothers: 1875

Seller ID: 13076

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Green cloth covered boards are bumped at extremities, brown endpapers some soil on blank pages at back of book. Page edges show some soiling, gift notation on blank page at front, a few pages have light soil ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224 pages; Includes the census of 1798 and 15 pages of advertisements in back of book View more info

Image for The Savage River   Seventy-one days with Simon Fraser

The Savage River Seventy-one days with Simon Fraser

By: Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins & Lewis Parker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16668

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Only light wear to dust jacket. ; On the morning of May 28, 1808, Simon Fraser, two clerks, two Native guides, and nineteen voyageurs set out in four frail birch-bark canoes from Fort George on the Pacific slope of the Rocky Mountains. Before them was an unnamed and unexplored river that led south and, Fraser hoped, west to the Pacific coast. Every bend threatened new dangers - impassable rapids, treacherous portages, unfriendly Natives. But in seventy-one days, Fraser and his party fought their way to the mouth of the savage river and back to Fort George.Fraser's journey on the river named fo... View more info

Image for A House of Kings ; The Official History of Westminster Abbey

A House of Kings ; The Official History of Westminster Abbey

By: Carpenter, Edward (editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15388

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket scuffed and creased with light soil, couple of short tears. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 491 pages View more info

Image for Celtic Britain

Celtic Britain

By: Chadwick, Nora K.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1964

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, price-clipped, some offset on endpapers. A tear on front flap. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This appears to be published in Britain by the original publisher (Thames & Hudson) with the imprint of Frederick A. Praeger pasted over it on the title page ; Ancient People and Places #34; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; "The Celtic peoples are the earliest inhabitants of Britain who have been able to speak to us directly. In their native British poetry and early stories, their laws and genealogies, their funer... View more info

History of Our City Port Coquitlam

By: Chambers, Edith D

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, B.A. Thompson: 1973

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 11499

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear & soil to card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB View more info

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Exploration of the Queen Charlotte Islands

By: Chittenden, Newton H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Fireweed Enterprises Inc.: 1991

Edition: Reprint; Later Printing

Seller ID: 17090

ISBN: 0969181418

Condition: Very Good+


Only light wear to card covers, sticker remnant on back cover. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 93 pages; Captain Chittenden served with Union Army during the US Civil War. Originally published as: Official report of the exploration of the Queen Charlotte Islands for the government of British Columbia. Victoria, B.C. Printed by authority of the government, 1884. The descendents of Newton Chittenden continue to keep this in print. View more info

The Clinton Story

By: Choate, Avis L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kamloops BC, Self Published: 1972

Seller ID: 10786

Condition: Very Good


The book has been bent in half lengthwise and has light wear to the corners ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14 pages; A brief history of Clinton, British Columbia View more info

Image for Prince George; Rivers Railways and Timber

Prince George; Rivers Railways and Timber

By: Christensen, Bev

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Burlington, ON, Windsor Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17063

ISBN: 0897812662

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ is price-clipped.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; Partners in Progress; Colour and B&W photographs; 11.20 X 8.60 X 1 inches; 175 pages; A history of the northern Hub City. Includes brief summaries by several commercial and industrial businesses in the city. View more info

Image for Watching Vesuvius A History of Science and Culture in Early Modern Italy

Watching Vesuvius A History of Science and Culture in Early Modern Italy

By: Cocco, Sean

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19070

ISBN: 0226923711

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As new.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.5 X 1.0 inches; 322 pages; "Humanists began to make pilgrimages to Vesuvius during the early Renaissance to experience its beauty and study its history, but a new tradition of observation emerged in 1631 with the first great eruption of the modern period. Seeking to understand the volcano’s place in the larger system of nature, Neapolitans flocked to Vesuvius to examine volcanic phenomena and to collect floral and mineral specimens from the mountainside. In Watching Vesuvius, Cocco argues that this investigati... View more info

Image for Rivers of Blood, Rivers of Gold  Europe's Conquest of Indigenous Peoples

Rivers of Blood, Rivers of Gold Europe's Conquest of Indigenous Peoples

By: Cocker, Mark

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16308

ISBN: 0802116663

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped, bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 416 pages; "The past five centuries a shocking series of confrontations have witnessed between European nations and millions of indigenous peoples, and these cultural encounters still resonate strongly to this day. Rivers of Blood, Rivers of Gold is an essential book for understanding the true impact of imperialism. Beautifully and passionately written, it provides a judicious and exhaustively researched indictment of European exploitation. Focusing on four colli... View more info

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A Land Apart A South African Reader

By: Coetzee, J. M. & Andre Philippus Brink

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16645

ISBN: 0571139337

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Prev. owner's name on FFEP in black ink, some tanning of pages as is common in British books of this era.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; 8.66 X 5.59 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages; "A Land Apart explores the literary traditions (Black and White, English and Afrikaans) of South Africa as they engage with the reality of life there today." View more info

Image for Education and Middle Class Society in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918

Education and Middle Class Society in Imperial Austria, 1848-1918

By: Cohen, Gary B.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: West Lafayette, IN, Purdue University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16637

ISBN: 1557530874

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only light wear to dustjacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.36 X 6.54 X 1.20 inches; 386 pages; "The development of Austrian society in the nineteenth century was beset by enormous difficulties, including sharp social-class differences, an economic base that was developing all too slowly, and, distinct from most of Western and Central Europe, a multiplicity of competing ethnic and religious groups. Against this backdrop, Cohen examines Austria's educational system, which he characterizes as one of the major accomplishments of government and civil society under the Habsburg M... View more info