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1 Dick-Lauder, Mrs.; Carr, Mrs.; Kernighan, R.K.; Wodell, J.E.; Stead, J. McMonies and Others. PEN AND PENCIL SKETCHES OF WENTWORTH LANDMARKS: A SERIES OF ARTICLES DESCRIPTIVE OF QUAINT PLACES AND INTERESTING LOCALITIES IN THE SURROUNDING COUNTRY.
Toronto Ryerson Press 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good- Seavey, J.R. 
147 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). Reprint of the Spectator Printing Company, Hamilton edition of 1897 - reprinted on the order of Wentworth County Council as a Centennial project. B&w drawings. Contents: An Historic Village; Old Residences at Ancaster; The Leeming Parsonage; St. John's Church, Ancaster; Ancaster in the Victorian Era; The Old Red Mill; The Terryberry Inn; A Forgotten House of Peace; Historic Homes on the Mountain; On the Outskirts of the City; North of Hamilton Bay; By Medad's Marshy Shores; At-ti-wan-dar-o-ni-a; Indian Relics and Remains; Rock Chapel and Vicinity; The Fools' College; Early History of Dundas; Its Prehistoric Buildings; A City that was not Built; Legends of Romulus; An Ancient Trojan; A Battlefield of 1812; Albion Mills Ravine; Early Days in Saltfleet; The Caledonia Stage Road. Moderate browning to pages, slight twist to spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, a few tiny edge tears and one tiny chip, shallow indentation on rear panel, minor soiling, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY.  OLIVER HAZARD PERRY: WILDERNESS COMMODORE., Dillon, Richard.
2 Dillon, Richard. WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY. OLIVER HAZARD PERRY: WILDERNESS COMMODORE.
McGraw-Hill, New York, 1978. 
231 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0070169870 Map. "Perry fought perhaps the most perfect single battle in American naval history. More - he insured the success of William Henry Harrison's Northwest Territory campaign, in which he soldiered as a volunteer aide to General Harrison. He ended Tecumseh's plans for an Indian Confederation. He dashed forever Britain's dream of blocking the United States in its westward march. In 1811 Perry was named to create a f l e e t on Lake Erie. He chose Presque Ile Bay as the one harbor safe from the existing British lake fleet. Perry spent the spring and summer of 1813 doing the impossible - building first a shipyard, then a fleet of ten vessels in the frontie r o ut po st o f Erie, Pennsylvania. The bar at Erie was not deep enough to pass Perry's ships out into the lake. (But neither could the British enter the bay over the shallows; hence his choice of harbor.) He bided his time till his opponent Ca pt ai n R obe rt Bar clay sailed away for a brief respite. Then his men, in a fenzy of activity, emptied their ships of all guns and heavy gear and buoyed them with pontoons until they could be boosted across the sandbar. Perry got them safely int o d eep wat er i n t he n ick of time. And when Barclay's fleet came up to resume the blockade of Erie, Perry bluffed them away with his still undermanned and almost unarmed flotilla. Once reinforced by a unit under the command of Jesse D. Elliot t, P erry atta cked the Briti sh fleet in his flagship 'Lawrence'; Elliott was to bring the 'Niagara' into action beside him. Elliott, unaccountably, hung back, and the 'Lawrence' was shot to pieces by the three strongest Britishers. How Perry tu rned certa in def eat i nto a monu mental victory is one of the greatest naval achievements of all time." Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, minor soiling on boards, light edge wear, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny sp eck o n fore -edge o f text blo ck. Du st jacket has been price-clipped, has very light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny tears at top/bottom of spine - taped at top inside, light edge browning, light fading and tiny scuff on spi ne, smal l ghost stic ker mark /residue on front panel. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
LOVE OR NOTHING., Dunn, Douglas.
3 Dunn, Douglas. LOVE OR NOTHING.
New York Chilmark 1974 0872850005 / 9780872850002 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
64 pp, 8vo (8" H). "With his two earlier volumes, 'Terry Street' and 'The Happier Life', Douglas Dunn has already secured for himself a firm and prominent place among the ranks of our younger poets. His new volume, 'Love or Nothing', will consolidate and ehance it." Small sticker mark on free front endpaper, very light edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds, minor rubbing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
STORIES ALONG THE GRAND: A COLLECTION OF STORIES FROM MANY WRITERS FEATURING THE EARLY SETTLEMENT IN HALDIMAND NEAR THE GRAND RIVER BETWEEN 1783 AND 1930, Farquharson, Jean, Editor.  (Mary V. Nelles, Bill Haartman, John Docker, Bill Warnick, Lorne Sorge, Karen Richardson, David Marshall, Herb Martindale, Grace Kinnear Hedley, Sylvia Weaver, Dan Walker, Laura Donaldson Gibson, Mary Martindale, et al.)
4 Farquharson, Jean, Editor. (Mary V. Nelles, Bill Haartman, John Docker, Bill Warnick, Lorne Sorge, Karen Richardson, David Marshall, Herb Martindale, Grace Kinnear Hedley, Sylvia Weaver, Dan Walker, Laura Donaldson Gibson, Mary Martindale, et al.) STORIES ALONG THE GRAND: A COLLECTION OF STORIES FROM MANY WRITERS FEATURING THE EARLY SETTLEMENT IN HALDIMAND NEAR THE GRAND RIVER BETWEEN 1783 AND 1930
York, Ontario York Grand River Historical Society 2010 0986528404 / 9780986528408 Second Printing Soft Cover Near Fine John Nugent & Tini Flameling 
194 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w drawings, maps. Section headins: Introduction; Dunnville, Port Maitland, Stromness; Cayuga and Area; Ruthven/Indiana - Mt. Healy; York-Sims Lock; Caledonia, Oneida, Seneca; Appendix. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - one tiny corner crease. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
UPPER CANADIAN IMPRINTS, 1801-1841:  A BIBLIOGRAPHY., Fleming, Patricia Lockhart.  Foreword by Marianne Scott.
5 Fleming, Patricia Lockhart. Foreword by Marianne Scott. UPPER CANADIAN IMPRINTS, 1801-1841: A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1988 0802025854 / 9780802025852 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
556 pp, 11" H. Tan cloth with black and red lettering/banding on spine and front board - no dust jacket (as issued). "(T)he first comprehensive analytical bibliography of Upper Canadian imprints, providing a full range of descriptive bibliographical information taken from originals located in more than fifty collections in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain. The bibiliography identifies all types of material - books, pamphlets, government documents, serials, broadsides, and printed ephemera - and contains extensive notes, valuable to the support of many types of Canadian reseach." Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgement; Introduction; Symbols; Other Sources; Upper Canadian Imprints; Appendix A: Newspapers; Appendix B: Journals; Appendix C: Imprints Not Located; Name Index; Title Index; Genre and Subject Index; Trades Index; Place of Publication Index; Language Index. Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump to top rear corner, bump to bottom corner of both boards, very small light stain on rear board. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
TALES OF CONFLICT., McKelvie, B.A.
6 McKelvie, B.A. TALES OF CONFLICT.
Vancouver Vancouver Daily Province 1949 Hard Cover Good C.P. Connorton. 
99 pp, 10 1/2" H. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering, gray paper covered boards with red lettering & decoration on front board. Colour frontispiece, b&w drawings. Stories of conflicts between the native peoples and white explorers/settlers in British Columbia during the 19th century. Contents: Preface; The Price of Safety; Kendrick's Laundry; The White Slave of Slaves; The Captive Armourer; Treachery at Fort St. John; New Caledonia Conflict; Attack at Fort McLoughlin; Finlayson's Strategy; Fort Rupert Murders; The Basis of Freedom; Hell's Gate Aflame; Massacre at Ganges; The Salt Whisky War; The Defiance of Ot-chee-wun; The Chilcotin War; The Pirates of Clayoquot; The Obstinacy of Chief Jim; When Chief Isadore Ran Riot; Notes. Previous owner's bookplate and a small Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper, small bump at bottom of rear board, a few faint line indentations on front board, minor browning to edges of boards, some very small foxing marks and a small faint liquid mark on rear board, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
7 Mika, Nick and Mika, Helma. With Larry Turner. HISTORIC MILLS OF ONTARIO.
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing 1987 0921341083 / 9780921341086 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
208 pp, 11 1/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, reproductions. "(C)oncentrates on Ontario's saw, grist, flour and woollen mills, beginning with some of the early mills built by government before the 1800s to supply the needs of Loyalist settlers who came to Upper Canada. Although these mills have long since disappeared, they have been depicted by contemporary artists and their portrayals have been reproduced. Enterprising pioneers and later immigrants and their descendants in the 19th century harnessed the magnificent water power of Ontario's rivers and creeks, and the mills they erected on their banks in various counties are featured (here) in text and pictures. Historian Larry Turner gives a general overview of milling in Ontario and the significance of the role the miller played in the life and growth of 19th century communities. He explains basic milling methods, the mill machinery and technological advances, changing economic conditions that influenced the operation of mills, and he discusses restoration of the remaining heritage structures as a practical approach to their preservation. (W)ritten for anyone interested in Ontario's past, for history buffs and genealogists, for it tells about the people who built and operated the mills and about their successes and failures." Very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, light edge wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one small edge tear archivally taped, minor rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
GLASS MANUFACTURING IN CANADA: A SURVEY OF PRESSED GLASS PATTERNS.  NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MAN MERCURY SERIES.  HISTORY DIVISION PAPER NO. 33., Rottenberg, Barbara Lang.  With Judith Tomlin.
8 Rottenberg, Barbara Lang. With Judith Tomlin. GLASS MANUFACTURING IN CANADA: A SURVEY OF PRESSED GLASS PATTERNS. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MAN MERCURY SERIES. HISTORY DIVISION PAPER NO. 33.
National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1982. 
77 pp, 11" H, soft cover. B&w photographs. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Glass Manufacturing in Canada; Glass Companies: Ontario / Quebec / New Brunswick / Nova Scotia / Manitoba / Alberta / British Columbia; Pressed Glass Patterns in the Natio nal Museum of Man Collection; Glossary; Notes; Index to Glass Companies. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light fading to spine color, light soiling marks on rear cover, tiny tear and crease at bottom edge o f front cover, minor edge wear. Very Good- 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
FROM HUDSON BAY TO BOTANY BAY: THE LOST FRIGATES OF LAPEROUSE., Shelton, Russell C.  Preface by Robin Inglis.  Foreword by Admiral Maurice de Brossard.
9 Shelton, Russell C. Preface by Robin Inglis. Foreword by Admiral Maurice de Brossard. FROM HUDSON BAY TO BOTANY BAY: THE LOST FRIGATES OF LAPEROUSE.
Toronto NC Press 1987 1550210106 / 9781550210101 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good 
228 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "(R)ecounts the global voyage, and the efforts to uncover the fate, of a hero of 18th century Pacific exploration long familiar with Australians and Europeans, but little known in North America. Count Jean Francois de Galaup, de La Perouse, (now called Laperouse) had a distinguished naval career, serving in the West Indies, Mauritius, the Indian Ocean and North America. He defeated the British off Louisbourg and captured forts York and Prince of Wales on Hudson Bay. His scientific expedition in 1785 rivaled, in popular interest, the space voyages of today. The expedition rounded Cape Horn, sailed north to Chile, Easter Island, and Hawaii, and then explored and charted the coast of today's Alaska and British Columbia. They made their way south to San Francisco before sailing across the Pacific to Macao, the Philippines, Korea and Japan. They charted the Tartary Coast and the Kamchatka Peninsula, the farthest outpost of the Russian Empire. Turning south again, they made for Botany Bay via Samoa. On March 10, 1788, the Boussole and Astrolabe headed north and disappeared. Despite several search parties, it was not until 1827 that evidence of one of the wrecks was discovered by an Irish sea captain named Peter Dillon. It was only in 1962 that Reece Discombe, an expert in underwater salvage, found the flagship. Archaeological teams from Australia, France and Vanuatu continue to probe the wrecks to this day." Old tape residue marks at top/bottom edges of free endpapers, small bump at bottom of spine, tiny dents on top & bottom edges of boards - soiling also on bottom edges, small bump to top corner of boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, one very small tear archivally taped, light edge wrinkling - most at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
COCHRANE: BRITANNIA'S SEA WOLF., Thomas, Donald.
10 Thomas, Donald. COCHRANE: BRITANNIA'S SEA WOLF.
Cassell, London, 2002, reprint. 
383 pp, 7 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 030435659X "The life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane was more extraordinary than that of Nelson, and more than outshines his fictional counterparts, Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey. He made his name battling Napoleo n's Navy in a series of outstanding and heroic actions, often fighting his ship against seemingly overwhelming odds. His life on land was equally dramatic. As a campaigner against corruption in the Admiralty he won himself many enemies, and w a s l a ter framed in a Stock Exchange fraud. Following his imprisonment he returned to the sea and, in a series of dramatic actions again famous for their disregard of the most daunting risks, helped liberate Brazil and Chile from colonial rule . I n t hi s fascinating biography, Donald Thomas tells the astounding story of one of the most daring and successful real-life heroes the naval world has ever seen." Interior - minor browning tin page margins, otherwise clean and tight with no pr ev iou s ow ner sh ip marks. Exterior - minor browning to edges of text block, one tiny corner crease, soft crease on front cover. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES, 1768-1779., Williams, Glyndwr, selected and introduced by.  (Captain James Cook.)
11 Williams, Glyndwr, selected and introduced by. (Captain James Cook.) CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES, 1768-1779.
London Folio Society 1997 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Denys Baker, maps. 
552 pp, 10" H. Medium blue cloth with black & gilt lettering/decoration on spine and front board, blue & black map endpapers. Colour plates, b&w illustrations, maps. Contents: The First Voyage 1768-1771 - Introduction; England to Tierra del Fuego; Tahiti; The Survey of New Zealand; The East Coast of Australia; Batavia and the Homeward Voyage. The Second Voyage 1772-1775 - Introduction; England to the Antarctic; Wintering in New Zealand; New Zealand to the Society Islands; The Tongan Islands; New Zealand and Easter Island; Tahiti Again; The New Hebrides (Vanuatu); New Caledonia; Homeward Bound. The Third Voyage - Introduction; Preparations; Passage to New Zealand; The Cook Islands, Tonga and Tahiti; The Hawaiian Islands; The North-West Coast of America; North to Bering Strait; Encounters with the Russians; Return to the Hawaiian Islands; The Death of Cook; Return to the Bering Strait. Afterword; Further Reading; Glossary; Index. Small soft crease/faint soiling mark at fore-edge of approx. pages xxx to 14, two tiny areas of colour loss on top of text block, very small soft bump at top corner of rear board. Slipcase has a bump at one top rear corner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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