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CANADA, 1900-1945, Bothwell, Robert; Drummond, Ian; English, John.
1 Bothwell, Robert; Drummond, Ian; English, John. CANADA, 1900-1945
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1987 0802056903 / 9780802056900 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine 
427 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). "Through war, depression, and social upheaval, the first half of the twentieth century was a period of unprecedented turbulence in Canada. In this lively and perhaps contentious survey, (the authors) explore the political and economic forces that shaped this era of change. Beginning at the turn of the century, they consider the status of Canada in the empire and the world, the burgeoning growth of its economy, and the development of social and labour problems, up to the eruption of war in 1914. They discuss the political currents running through Canada during two wars, the interwar economic boom and depression, and the plans for post-war reconstruction, and assess the impact of these and other events on Canada's political, economic, social, and cultural institutions." Illustrated with political cartoons. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
LORD ELGIN., Bourinot, John George, Sir.
2 Bourinot, John George, Sir. LORD ELGIN.
Toronto Morang 1903 Edition de Luxe. Very Good - No Jacket Inscribed
276 pp, 9 1/2" H. Beige cloth with paper title label on spine (a duplicate label laid in at the last page at time of publication could be used to 'freshen' the book's appearance), top edge gilt. A volume from the "Edition De Luxe" (limited to four hundred sets - this copy unnumbered) of The Makers of Canada series - inscribed in red ink on the limitation page: "With the Compliments / of / the Publishers (underscored) / Nov 16 - 1903". There is also a previous owner's signature in black ink on this page. B&w tissue-covered frontispiece. Contents: Early Career; Political Condition in Canada; Political Difficulties; The Idemnification Act; The End of the Lafontaine-Baldwin Ministry, 1851; The Hincks-Morin Ministry; The History of the Clergy Reserves (1791-1854); Seigniorial Tenure; Canada and the United States; Farewell to Canada; Political Progress; A Comparison of Systems; Bibliographical Note; Index. Light wrinkling/creasing at some untrimmed edges of pages and at some corners of pages, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, very slight bumping at corners of boards, light browning on spine and at edges of boards, moderate browning and a few tiny scuffs on spine label, two small foxing marks on rear board. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
INDIAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERS., Brady, Cyrus Townsend.
3 Brady, Cyrus Townsend. INDIAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERS.
New York Doubleday, Page 1909 Good reading copy only. No Jacket Remington, Schreyvogel, Blumenschein and Crawford. 
423 pp, 8 1/4" H. B&w drawings, photographs, maps & plans (including tissue-covered frontispiece) - collated. Contents: Part I. Protecting the Frontier: The Powder River Expedition; The Tragedy of Fort Phil Kearney; The Thirty-Two Against the Three Thousand; Personal Reminisences of Fort Phil Kearney and the Wagon-Box Fight; Forsyth and the Rough Riders of '68; The Journey of the Scouts and the Rescue of Forsyth; A Scout's Story of the Defense of Beecher's Island; Carpenter and His Brunettes. The Fight on Beaver Creek; A Further Discussion of the Beaver Creek Affair; The Battle of the Washita; Carr and Tall Bull at Summit Springs. Part II. The War with the Sioux: With Crook's Advance; Ex-Trooper Towne on the Rosebud Fight; The Grievance of Rain-in-the-Face; The Little Big Horn Campaign; The Last of Custer; One of the Last Men to see Custer Alive; The Personal Story of Rain-in-the-Face; Two Interesting Affairs; The First Success; A Decisive Blow; Miles' Great Campaigning; What They are There for - A Sketch of General Guy V. Henry, A Typical American Soldier. Appendices: Appendix A - Being a Further Discussion of General Custer's Course in the Little Big Horn Campaign; Appendix B - Further Light on the Conduct of Major Reno. Index. A few pages with small light soiling marks or light stains, two pages with small edge tear archivally taped, one page with wrinkling, very light browning to pages, front inside hinge has re-inforcement tape, front free endpaper is missing, spilt paper on inside rear hinge - hinge is holding well, light soiling staining to endpapers, heavy browning to edges of text block/boards and spine - also some staining/soiling, moderate edge wear - 1" piece missing on front hinge. book is protected in a stiff mylar sleev with some rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE BUCHANAN BOOK:  THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER BUCHANAN, Q.C., OF MONTREAL, FOLLOWED BY AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY BUCHANAN.  PLUS:  LATER LEAVES OF THE BUCHANAN BOOK.  2 VOLUMES., Buchanan, A.W. Patrick, K.C.
4 Buchanan, A.W. Patrick, K.C. THE BUCHANAN BOOK: THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER BUCHANAN, Q.C., OF MONTREAL, FOLLOWED BY AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY BUCHANAN. PLUS: LATER LEAVES OF THE BUCHANAN BOOK. 2 VOLUMES.
Montreal Privately Printed Very Good 
2 volume set. "The Buchanan Book", privately printed, Montreal, 1911in a limited edition of 300 copies. This is No. 240 and is *unsigned*, contrary to the limitation statement. Dark blue cloth with paper title label on spine, top edge gilt, (v)-xiii, 476 pp, + Appendix (5 pp), Index (viii pp), 9 5/8" H. Addenda et Corrigenda sheet laid in. Thirteen tissue-covered b&w portraits, including frontispiece (collated). Contents: Life of Alexander Buchanan, Q.C., of Montreal; The Buchanans of that Ilk; The Buchanans of Blairlusk; James Buchanan, H.B.M. Consul at New York; The Buchanans of Carbeth; The Buchanans of Ardoch; The Gray-Buchanans of Scotstown; The Buchanans of Auchmar; Ditto of Hales Hall; Ditto of Spittal; Ditto of Blairvockie; Ditto of Montreal; Family of Dr. George Buchanan of Fintona, co. Tyrone; The Buchanans of Arnpryor; Ditto of Lenny; Ditto of Auchineden; Ditto of Arnpryor (second family); Ditto of Powis; Ditto of Gartacharne; The Carrick Buchanans of Drumpellier; The Buchanans of Auchintorlie; The Buchanans in Campsie and Baldernock; The Buchans of Drummikill; Ditto of Drumhead; Ditto of Finnick-Drummond; The Leith-Buchanans of Ross Priory; The Buchannans late of Miltoun; A Genealogical Note; The Quater-centenary of George Buchanan; Some Distinguished Buchanans; Some Buchanans in the United States of America; Appendix. "Later Leaves of the Buchanan Book", printed for private circulation by Editions Edouard Garand, Montreal 1929. Paper covers, 482 pp., 9 7/8" H. Eight b&w plates, including frontis-piece (collated). "The Buchanan Book" has very small bump to fore-edge of pages 405 to end of book, minor edge wear, minor rubbing to boards, light run marks to top edge gilt. "Later Leaves of the Buchanan Book" - page 6 has some small light soiling marks including a small area of red ink in margin, some page edges have wrinkles and very small chips, the top/bottom edges of text block are not trimmed, there is wrinkling/creasing to edges of covers and top/bottom of spine - there are also tiny tears, light soiling to covers. 
Price: 400.00 USD
 
 
WE STAND ON GUARD:  POEMS AND SONGS OF CANADIANS IN BATTLE., Colombo, John Robert and Richardson, Michael, compilers.  Foreword by Richard Rohmer.
5 Colombo, John Robert and Richardson, Michael, compilers. Foreword by Richard Rohmer. WE STAND ON GUARD: POEMS AND SONGS OF CANADIANS IN BATTLE.
Doubleday 1985 0385250029 / 9780385250023 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
210 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "(A) comprehensive collection of songs, poems, and verses of Canadian in battle. Over three hundred years of martial experience are covered, from the early Indian battles through rebellions and insurrections to the two World Wars." Chapters headings: Indian Battles; The English and the French; The American Invasion; The War of 1812; The Massacre of Seven Oaks; The Rebellion of 1837; The Fenian Raids; The Mounted Police; The Riel Rebellions; The Nile Expedition; The Boer War; The First World War; The Spanish Civil War; The Second World War; The Korean War; Peacekeeping and Protest; Future Battles. "Many of the contributors are poets as well known as Earle Birney, Robert W. Service, Major Charles G.D. Roberts, Al Purdy, Alden Nowlan, and Raymond Souster; others are soldier-poets unknown to literary history who put into words the meaning of heroism and human suffering." Large gift inscription on front pastedown, soft corner crease on page v, book slightly cracked at page 112/113, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, slight fading to spine color. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
6 Drummond, Walter. (pseud. of Robert Silverberg.) (Marquis de Sade.) PHILOSOPHER OF EVIL: THE LIFE AND WORKS OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE.
Evanston, Illinois Regency 1962 First Edition Very Good - 
158 pp, 7" H. "Man or monster? What drove this Eighteenth Century nobleman to pen the works that made the name De Sade forever infamous? His life was a sorry record of imprisonment for the terrible deeds he perpetrated. But what of his books? Revolutionist, gaolbird, sentenced to die - reprieved, imprisoned again - and yet, also a Chief Justice finally deposed by the French Revolution because he was 'too humane' - what was he trying to say to the world? Was he, in embracing all Evil, hopefully testing the power and validity of Good? In this brand new biographical analysis of the Marquis De Sade and his works, here is the answer!" Interior - pages browned, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear, small sticker pull on white area of front cover, a few light foxing marks to spine, tiny bump to top of rear hinge, spine flat and uncreased. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WILLIAM HENRY DRUMMOND.  MAKERS OF CANADIAN LITERATURE SERIES., Macdonald, J.F.
7 Macdonald, J.F. WILLIAM HENRY DRUMMOND. MAKERS OF CANADIAN LITERATURE SERIES.
Toronto Ryerson Press Very Good 
132 pp, 16mo (6 5/8" H), dark blue cloth with gold lettering/decoration on spine. No date. B&w portrait. Looks at the life and work of William Henry Drummond, perhaps best known for his poems in French Canadian dialect . Contents: Biographical; Anthology; Appreciation; Glossary; Bibliography; Index. Very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, some darkening to edges of text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ANTHONY TRENT, MASTER CRIMINAL., Martyn, Wyndham.
8 Martyn, Wyndham. ANTHONY TRENT, MASTER CRIMINAL.
Moffat, Yard, New York, 1918, first U.S. edition. 
316 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover (dark blue/green cloth with orange lettering on spine, orange lettering and orange and black illustration on front board) - no dust jacket. Pages very lightly browned, previous owners name on free front endp aper, light browning to edges of textblock, minor soiling on top/bottom of textblock, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few faint small liquid splashes on spine, very light edge wear. VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
LAURA SECORD:  THE LEGEND AND THE LADY., McKenzie, Ruth.
9 McKenzie, Ruth. LAURA SECORD: THE LEGEND AND THE LADY.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1971 0771058195 / 9780771058196 First Edition Very Good Very Good - 
142 pp, 8 3/4" H. Illustration section on thick yellow stock. "(In the 1930s) skeptical historians began 'investigating' the account of the young Queenston housewife who undertook to walk twenty miles through the woods to warn a British officer of an impending American attack. Doubts were raised as to the validity of the whole story and Laura and her famous walk with the (non-existent) cow became a matter of ridicule for many. Was she heroine or fraud? In this lively and authoritative book, pieces of the puzzle are fitted together from documentary evidence, many unknown facts about Laura Secord's life and background are disclosed, and the truth about her role in Canadian history is finally revealed." Contents: Prologue: The Mystery of Laura Secord; The War Comes to Queenston; Laura's Girlhood and Marriage; Life Goes On in the Midst of War; The Secret Plan to Capture FitzGibbon; How Laura Warned FitzGibbon; Victory at Beaver Dams; The Heroine in Limbo; The Lonely Widow; The Prince Comes to the Rescue; Laura Becomes Famous; The Debunkers Try to Topple Laura; Epilogue: Laura Secord as Heroine; Index. Christmas gift inscription in ink on free front endpaper, mnor twist to spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, a few tiny chips and tears at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight fading to spine colour, light rubbing on rear panel, light toning to edges, three creases at bottom corner of rear flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
10 McLean, Scott A., editor. (Sir Andrew Agnew.) FROM LOCHNAW TO MANITOULIN: A HIGHLAND SOLDIER'S TOUR THROUGH UPPER CANADA.
Toronto Natural Heritage 1999 189621956X / 9781896219561 Near Fine 
93 pp, 9" H. B&w reproductions, maps. Quote from Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw on rear cover "I am pleased to hear that my great-grandfather's journal is to be made available to a wider public. I have always enjoyed reading of his exploits in Canada as an officer of the 93rd (Sutherland) Highlanders, an enlightened regiment in its day, which 'disapproves ploughing furrows in men's backs'. Stories of champagne made of parsnips, the Glengarry militia, 'shooting the rapids to Coteau du Lac' and of skirmishes in Canada were meat and drink to me, when I was a subaltern in the Royal Highland Fusiliers." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
FAIR PERTHSHIRE., Miles, Hamish.
11 Miles, Hamish. FAIR PERTHSHIRE.
London John Lane / The Bodley Head 1930 First Edition Very Good - Good John McGhie. 
184 pp, 10" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. 8 colour plates and 76 b&w illustrations (plates and line drawings in text). "(A) miscellany covering many sides of Perthshire's life, past and present; and author and artist have combined to portray the County not only as the summer visitor sees it, but also as it is in its unfrequented glens and villages and in the quiet seasons of the year. The Trossachs have often been described, but in these page the reader will learn also of the wealth of beauty and historic glamour that lie in other parts - in Rannoch and Athol, Glenshee, Glenlyon, or the Sma' Glen, in villages like Fortingal, Taymouth or Killin, and something too of unfamiliar Perthshire characters, like Struan Robertson, Neil Gow, the fiddler, or Charles Macintosh of Inver." Very light browning and a few foxing marks on one preliminary page, two small bumps to bottom edge/corner of pages, very light browning and a few tiny foxing marks to fore-edge and bottom edge of text block, small bump to bottom corners of boards and bottom edge of front board, three other tiny edge/corner bumps, very slight lean to spine, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has edge wrinkling/creasing, small edge tears, a few very small and small edge chips, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
STEAM LOCOMOTIVE:  THE UNFINISHED STORY OF STEAM LOCOMOTIVES AND STEAM LOCOMOTIVE MEN ON THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN., Nock, O.S.
12 Nock, O.S. STEAM LOCOMOTIVE: THE UNFINISHED STORY OF STEAM LOCOMOTIVES AND STEAM LOCOMOTIVE MEN ON THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN.
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1957, first edition. 
233 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "....recalls some of the highlights of (the British steam) period, the famous engines, the great runs, and that unique breed, the locomotive men. (Nock) describes the locomotives they built, the background of railway economics and politics, and the changing circumstances of railway life. Mr. Nock deals with the Chief Mechanical Engineers and their entourages, and in particular stresses the notable part played in this a g e b y t h e locomotive running inspectors. As a railway engineer in present day practice his own extensive experience on the footplate enables him to write with penetrating insight." Previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown, very sma ll l et t er a n d nu mb er in ink on free front endpaper, slight bump to top corner of both boards, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small chip s a nd tea rs - som e wi th cre ase, surface paper loss at top of spine, moderate browning and soiling, previous owner's name/date/notation on front flap - some of it whited out. Very Good/Fair 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.  (PALGRAVE'S GOLDEN TREASURY OF SONGS & LYRICS.), Palgrave, Francis Turner, selected and arranged with notes by.  Robert Burns, Lord Byron, William Cowper, Thomas Gray, Robert Herrick, Charles Lamb, John Milton, Sir Walter Scott, William Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, Percy Bysshe Shelley, et al.
13 Palgrave, Francis Turner, selected and arranged with notes by. Robert Burns, Lord Byron, William Cowper, Thomas Gray, Robert Herrick, Charles Lamb, John Milton, Sir Walter Scott, William Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, Percy Bysshe Shelley, et al. THE GOLDEN TREASURY OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. (PALGRAVE'S GOLDEN TREASURY OF SONGS & LYRICS.)
London Hodder & Stoughton Very Good No Jacket Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale. 
459 pp, 9 1/2" H. No date. Orange cloth with black lettering and black and blue decoration on spine and front board, top edge orange. 12 colour plates (including frontispiece) tipped on heavy gray stock with tissue guards bearing captions - collated. Includes Index of Writers and Index of First Lines. Very small edge tear on half-title and contents pages - achivally taped; small stain at top edge of frontispiece page (does not effect tipped-in plate); minor toning to endpapers; two tissue guards have one ot two light wrinkles, a third has a tiny hole; light edge wear to boards; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block; two tiny dents on bottom edge of front board; narrow scuff across bottom of text block at spine; come darkening to spine colour and on a 1/2" band at bottom of rear board. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY TO 1855:  A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS., Reid, Richard, edited and introduction by.
14 Reid, Richard, edited and introduction by. THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY TO 1855: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS.
Toronto The Champlain Society 1990 0886290619 / 9780886290610 Limited Edition Very Good+ 
354 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Red cloth with gilt lettering/crest on spine No. 692 of an edition of twelve hundred and fifty. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Illustrations and Maps; Introduction (British Emigration Policy and the Settlement of the Ottawa Valley / Social Order and Growth in the Valley / From Timber to Lumber / Changing Patterns of Transportation / Urban Growth in the Ottawa Valley and the Rise of Bytown / Ottawa Valley Politics, 1820-1855 / Religion and Education in the Valley); Documents (arranged under the same headings); Bibliography; Index. Minor bumping at corners. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
WHEN CARRUTHERS LAUGHED., Sapper.  Pseudonym of  H. C. (Cyril) McNeile.
15 Sapper. Pseudonym of H. C. (Cyril) McNeile. WHEN CARRUTHERS LAUGHED.
London Hodder and Stoughton 1935 Reprint Good 
319 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H). A collection of short stories by the author of the Bulldog Drummond books. Contents: When Carruthers Laughed; The Snake Farm; The Great Magor Diamond; The Broken Record; The Taming of Sydney Marsham; Dilemma; The Baronets of Mertonbridge Hall; Touch and Go; The Loyalty of Peter Drayton; The Madness of Charles Tranter; A Student of the Obvious; The Second Ride. Small bump at corners of board - one migrates into top corner of approx. first 20 pages, small edge tear archivally taped on page 11/12, a few pages with tiny edge creases, light browbing to edges of text block, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small faint liquid mark on fron board, some darkening to spine color. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CATRIONA.  (SEQUEL TO "KIDNAPPED".), Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Introduction by George Eyre-Todd.
16 Stevenson, Robert Louis. Introduction by George Eyre-Todd. CATRIONA. (SEQUEL TO "KIDNAPPED".)
London Collins Clear-Type Press Very Good 
363 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. In this sequel to "Kidnapped", David Balfour is once again imprisoned on Bass Rock. There he meets Catriona MacGregor Drummond, a granddaughter of Rob Roy. The pair flee to Leyden, Holland and, after a series of adventures, marry in Paris before returning home to Scotland. Slight fading to colour on spine and hinges, minor wear at top of spine, light wear at corners. Slipcase has light to moderate edge/corner wear, light rubbing on panels. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
17 Way, Ronald L. ONTARIO'S NIAGARA PARKS: A HISTORY.
Niagara Parks Commission 1960 Revised Edition Very Good 
299 pp, small 4to (10 3/16" H). Green cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board. B&w and colour plates, 3 fold-out maps at rear. Contents: Foreword; Author's Preface; Preface to the Second Edition; Prologue; Genesis and Establishment, 1874-1905 (The Background / Beginnings / Critical Years / Early Power Development / After Two Decades); Growth and Progress, 1905-1959 (The Niagara River Boulevard / The Power Systems / Lands, Buildings, Improvements / Horticulture / Historic Sites and Memorials / Revenues and Finance / The Niagara Parks Commission); Appendices (The Chairmen, Commissioners, Superintendants and General Managers of the Niagara Parks Commission / Niagara District Memorials / Fort Mississauga); Index. Light wear at corners and at top/bottom of spine, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, multiple edge creases on leading edge of first rear map, light browning to edges of the text block. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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