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BESIDE STILL WATERS., Jaques, Edna.  Inscribed by author.
1 Jaques, Edna. Inscribed by author. BESIDE STILL WATERS.
Thomas Allen, Toronto, 1946, later printing. 
88 pp, small 8vo (7 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: "FRIENDLY GREETINGS EDNA JAQUES". "Edna Jaques was born in Collingwood, in Ontario on the shore of the Georgian Bay. Her father, Captain Charles Jaques, sai led with the old Northern Navigation Co. for years, but one day announced to his astonished family that he was leaving the water and taking to the land. They were going homesteading in Saskatchewan. To a homestead in Saskatchewan, thirty m i l e s s o u theast of Moose Jaw the family came in 1902 and proceeded to farm, making every mistake greenhorns ever made, but these were the good years when the prairie gave forth its increase without much coaxing. Edna Jaques has a way with h er . M en a n d wo me n feel the magnetism of her presence. She has not seen life from the side lines. There is a choking realism in her poems that makes her phrases glow and burn and through all her work, there shines like a thread of purest go ld, h er lov e o f be aut y, her hunger and thirst for everything that is sweet and honest and kindly." Very light browning to edges of textblock, one tiny corner bump, minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has mod era te edge wea r/ wri nkli ng, small chips and tears - some with creases, light rubbing and soiling. Very Good/Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WARPATHS:  TRAVELS OF A MILITARY HISTORIAN IN NORTH AMERICA., Keegan, John.
2 Keegan, John. WARPATHS: TRAVELS OF A MILITARY HISTORIAN IN NORTH AMERICA.
Toronto Key Porter 1995 1550136216 / 9781550136210 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
370 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Map endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Begins with the establishment of New France on the St. Lawrence River and the Fench conflicts with the Indians and British of the Atlantic colonies - the latter ending with the English defeat at Yorktown." It then moves on through the Civil War, battles with native Americans and the story of U.S. and Canadian forces in WWII. Light wrinkling at bottom of spine, small dint at bottom edge of rear board, minor edge wear. Dust jacket is price clipped, has very light edge wrinkling, very small chip at top of spine, small dint at bottom edge of rear panel, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WARPATHS:  TRAVELS OF A MILITARY HISTORIAN IN NORTH AMERICA., Keegan, John.
3 Keegan, John. WARPATHS: TRAVELS OF A MILITARY HISTORIAN IN NORTH AMERICA.
Toronto Key Porter 1995 1550136216 / 9781550136210 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
370 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Map endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Begins with the establishment of New France on the St. Lawrence River and the Fench conflicts with the Indians and British of the Atlantic colonies - the latter ending with the English defeat at Yorktown." It then moves on through the Civil War, battles with native Americans and the story of U.S. and Canadian forces in WWII. Minor wrinkle at top of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 16.00 USD
 


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