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A CENTURY OF CHANGE:  A HISTORY OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO., Elser, J. (Jamie) Reynolds.
1 Elser, J. (Jamie) Reynolds. A CENTURY OF CHANGE: A HISTORY OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO.
Centennial Committee, First Presbyterian Church, Port Colborne, Ontario, [1969]. 
56 pp, 11 3/4" H, hard cover. B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings. Contents: Acknowledgements; God Endures Amidst the Changing Years; Ministers of First Presbyterian Church; The Beginning; Initial History; Second Phase History; Depression Years; Ye Olde Treasurers Report; Our Benefactors; In Memoriam, A New Era; The Church of the Future. Slight pulling at staples at inside hinges, minor browning to page edges. Light browning to edges of textblock, light wear at corners of boards and at top/bottom of spine, slight bump at top/bottom of spine, small scuff mark and slight line indentation on rear board, tiny dint at top edge of both boards. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JOURNEY THROUGH NEW ENGLAND: A GUIDE.  VOLUMES 1 - 12., Grant Bowden, Mrs.  (Mary Grant Bowden.).  Frank O. Spinney, Hugh Gourley, Perry T. Rathbone, Howard C. Holman, Carl Crossman, Katherine J. Schrader, Susan Wilson, John Wilmerding, Ernest S. Dodge, Sinclair H. Hitchings, Martha G. Fales, et al.
2 Grant Bowden, Mrs. (Mary Grant Bowden.). Frank O. Spinney, Hugh Gourley, Perry T. Rathbone, Howard C. Holman, Carl Crossman, Katherine J. Schrader, Susan Wilson, John Wilmerding, Ernest S. Dodge, Sinclair H. Hitchings, Martha G. Fales, et al. JOURNEY THROUGH NEW ENGLAND: A GUIDE. VOLUMES 1 - 12.
Boston, Massachusetts Mrs. Grant Bowden Soft Cover Very Good Inscribed By Author
12 volumes of "Journey Through New England: A Guide", dating from 1964 to 1975, each approx. 8 1/2" H and containing between 123 to 128 pages. The first volume is inscribed on the page titled "A Welcome": "For Clinton Toms / With every good wish - / Mary G. Bowden." B&w photographs, reproductions, advertisements for local businesses. Articles about local history, architecture, art, artists, antiques, towns & cities, museums, authors, etc., including Early American Silver / Mary Baker Eddy and Her Church / Winslow Homer at Prouts Neck / Monhegan Island / The Clipper Ship / Newburysport Illustrated / The Ship Building Town of Essex / Baking in a Brick Oven / Phillis Wheatly, America's First Black Poetess / Melville Comes to New Bedford / Benedict Arnold and the March to Quebec / Norman Rockwell - Noted Portraitist of America / Portland Glass / Emily Dickinson, Journey into Immortality / The Art of the Colonial Cabinet Maker / The Wreck of the Palatine, A Winter's Tale / Augustus Saint Gaudens and the Cornish Colony / Colonel John Stark and That Unlucky Affair at Bennington, etc., etc. Interiors - Vol 1 has a soft small crease at top corner of last four page leaves, light water stain at top inside edge of rear cover; vol 11 has a very small crease to fore-edge of pages 89 to 94; otherwise all volumes are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - Vol 1 has water stain at top 1" edge of rear cover, light soiling to rear cover, small areas of faint scuffing and some light toning on spine; vol 2 has light soiling on rear cover; vol 3 has some light rubbing and tiny scuff (last letter missing in 'A Guide') and wrinkling on spine, small price label on front cover; vol 6 has a small price label on front cover; vol 9 has a tiny light stain at top of front hinge; vol 10 has tiny bump to top of rear hinge; vol 12 has minor browning at top /bottom edges of covers; very minor edge wear to some volumes. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
HANCOCK., Hancock, Freddie and Nathan, David.
3 Hancock, Freddie and Nathan, David. HANCOCK.
Kimber, London, 1969. 
191 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs. "(Tony Hancock) led a life fragmented by laughter and despair as he ceaselessly sought an unattainable truth in comedy until it ended in a dreary room in Australia with one final drink, one last handful of pills. But before that happened he created more laughter for more people than any other man of his generation. The search for the truth about this extraordinarily complex clown involves drawing on the memories and perceptions of writers like Alan Simpson and Ray Galton, who, in a sense, hewed the Half Hour Hancock out of the whole man, J.B. Priestley who put him, thinly disguised, into a novel, Phillip Oakes, who wrote him a screenplay, and Denis Norden who w rote material he convulsed audiences with for years. There are, too, the writer/performers like John Osborne, Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes, the comedians who knew him or worked with him like Harry Secombe, Joan Turner, Kenneth Williams and Grah a m Stark; showman Bernard Delfont; actress Sylvia Syms, his radio and television directors Dennis Main Wilson and Duncan Wood and scores of others of lesser fame but crucial importance in Hancock's life." Slight fading at top edge of spine, light w ri n kling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, a few very small closed tears, minor rubbing, slight fading to spine color. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 Hancock, Niel. CIRCLE OF LIGHT, 4 VOLUMES. 1. GREYFAX GRIMWALD. 2. FARAGON FAIRINGAY. 3. CALIX STAY. 4. SQUARING THE CIRCLE.
Warner, New York, (1982/2nd, 1982/2nd, 1982/1st, 1982/1st) 
352, 349, 253, 378 pp paperbacks. "Welcome to the Enchanted Twilight World of Atlanton Earth. You are invited to enter a universe unto itself...a vast realm of forest and river, mountain and cave, town and castle...a place of peril where the forces of light and the forces of darkness meet in inexorable, immemorial combat using all the deadly weapons of armed might and all the sinister spells of eerie enchantment that wizard and witch, mortal and immortal can command." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors- light edge wear , light rubbing to covers of 2, 3, & 4 (tiny areas of text loss on rear of 2 and color loss on front of 3), light soiling to bottom of text blocks of 1 and 2, spines are flat with wrinkle on 2. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
COOKSVILLE:  COUNTRY TO CITY.  ALSO INCLUDES:  BRITANNIA., Hicks, Kathleen A.  Foreword By Sir Lou Parsons.
5 Hicks, Kathleen A. Foreword By Sir Lou Parsons. COOKSVILLE: COUNTRY TO CITY. ALSO INCLUDES: BRITANNIA.
Mississauga, Ontario Friends of the Mississauga Library System 2005 0969787375 / 9780969787372 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ Inscribed By Author
345 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 1/4" H x 12" D). Personalized inscription by author on title page. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions. A local history of Cooksville, Ontario, now part of the city of Missisauga. Contents: Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Tribute to Jacob Cook; Years: 1807-1850; Daniel Harris; Joseph & Jane Silverthorn; Years: 1851-1900; The Great Fire of 1852; The Credit Valley Railway; Years: 1901-1950; William Stanislaus Romain; Toronto Township Police Department; Years: 1951-2000; Reeve Mary Fix; Robert W. Speck; Mississauga the Town; Mississauge the City; Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small corner crease on rear cover, minor edge wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
COAT OF ARMS., Kells, Susannah.  (pseud. Bernard Cornwell.)
6 Kells, Susannah. (pseud. Bernard Cornwell.) COAT OF ARMS.
Collins, London, 1986), Ist edition. 
352 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 000223016X Cover art by John Hancock. This is the export edition (without price on dust jacket flap) which preceded the first domestic edition. "Coat of Arms is a story of a great aristocratic f amily steeped in history and tradition, facing an uncertain future in a world that is rapidly changing - and where old emnities flourish as never before..." Pages lightly browned, previous owner's name on front pastedown, light wrinkle at to p / b o t t o m of spine, browning to edges of text block, minor edge wear, tiny dint on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small corner crease on front flap, light rubbingm very min or s oi li ng . V ery Good/Very Good 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
7 Pearson, George F. OLDE BOSTON TOWNE. (OLD BOSTON TOWN.)
George F. Pearson, Boston, 1946, 10th edition. 
32 pp, 7 3/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs. A guide for a walking tour of Old Boston, describing the buildings and streets, interspersed with snippets of history and poetry. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownersh ip marks. Exterior - tiny bump at bottom of spine. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE PRICE PAID FOR CHARLEY., Pilgrim, Earl B.  Signed.  Edited by Burton K. Janes.
8 Pilgrim, Earl B. Signed. Edited by Burton K. Janes. THE PRICE PAID FOR CHARLEY.
Tromso Enterprises, White Bay, Newfoundland, 1990, 2nd edition. 
207 pp, 8vo (8 3/8" H), soft cover. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON BOTTOM OF FRONT FLY LEAF. "This book is written as a special report to the ruling authorities as a commendation of four people who worked personally for many years with Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell. From all indications, it is thought that, without their unprecedented dedication and voluntary contribution, the International Grenfell Association (AGA) might not have been able to contribute in such a n e f fective way to the area, especially in the medical, social and economic fields. The four people are: Mr. Thomas Boyd (b. 1894), Pastor Stanley Hancock, Sr. (b. 1899), Dr. Baxter T. Gillard (b. 1901) and Amelia Lucy Wilcox Gillard (b. 1909)." I nt er ior - some small light areas of old tape/label residue on title page, small bump at bottom corner and bottom edge of approx. first 20 and 40 pages respectively, small bump at corner of the last few pages, otherwise clean and tight with no o t he r o wne rship marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, a few small edge/corner bumps, light rubbing. Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
DARKIE AND CO.  OXFORD CHILDREN'S LIBRARY NO. 10., Spring, Howard.
9 Spring, Howard. DARKIE AND CO. OXFORD CHILDREN'S LIBRARY NO. 10.
London Oxford University Press 1975 0192770101 / 9780192770103 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good Norman Hepple. 
288 pp, small 8vo (7 7/8" H). B&w illustrations. "Darkie - his real name was John, but everyone called him Darkie - was unhappy at home. Whatever his brother did was always right: whatever Darkie did was always wrong. The climax came when he was about eleven, and he gave his brother some rubber wings for his birthday and tried to teach him to swim. But George got into difficulties and was nearly drowned: and though Darkie rescued him with courage and resource, he was severely punished for encouraging George to enter the water in the first place. So Darkie decided to run away, and, accompanied by his dog Bingo, he set out on his adventures. By great good chance he fell in with some delightful travelling companions; and there followed an exciting and entertaining game of hide-and-seek in which Darkie and Co. sought to dodge the hue and cry raised by his disappearance from home. This fresh and original story is written with great zest and a lively sense of humour. and is crowded with a host of quaint and endearing characters. No one who has read it will easily forget people like Mr Popps the travelling showman, Pegg Boogrum the one- legged tramp, Mr Slurk the reporter, or Captain Hancock with his sailing tricycle." Slight curl to front board, a few very snall edge bumps, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor foxing mark on top of text block, minor browning to top edge of boards. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling, edge remains of previous protective plastic sleeve on inside top/bottom edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
DARKIE AND CO.  OXFORD CHILDREN'S LIBRARY NO. 10., Spring, Howard.
10 Spring, Howard. DARKIE AND CO. OXFORD CHILDREN'S LIBRARY NO. 10.
London Oxford University Press 1964 Hard Cover Very Good - Good+ Norman Hepple. 
288 pp, small 8vo (7 7/8" H). B&w illustrations. "Darkie - his real name was John, but everyone called him Darkie - was unhappy at home. Whatever his brother did was always right: whatever Darkie did was always wrong. The climax came when he was about eleven, and he gave his brother some rubber wings for his birthday and tried to teach him to swim. But George got into difficulties and was nearly drowned: and though Darkie rescued him with courage and resource, he was severely punished for encouraging George to enter the water in the first place. So Darkie decided to run away, and, accompanied by his dog Bingo, he set out on his adventures. By great good chance he fell in with some delightful travelling companions; and there followed an exciting and entertaining game of hide-and-seek in which Darkie and Co. sought to dodge the hue and cry raised by his disappearance from home. This fresh and original story is written with great zest and a lively sense of humour. and is crowded with a host of quaint and endearing characters. No one who has read it will easily forget people like Mr Popps the travelling showman, Pegg Boogrum the one- legged tramp, Mr Slurk the reporter, or Captain Hancock with his sailing tricycle." Award bookplate tipped in on free front end paper, slight browning and scuffs to edges of text block and boards, slight or tiny bump at all corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny chips and small edge tears, several soft creases, light crease and soft wrinkling down spine, a few tiny scuffs. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE GREAT AWAKENING IN NOVA SCOTIA, 1760-1791., Stewart, Gordon T., edited with introduction by.
11 Stewart, Gordon T., edited with introduction by. DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE GREAT AWAKENING IN NOVA SCOTIA, 1760-1791.
Toronto The Champlain Society 1982 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
299 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Orange/red cloth with gilt lettering/crest on spine, top edge gilt. No. 721 of an edition of sixteen hundred and fifty printed for the Champlain Society. B&w frontispiece, map. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Documents - A Return of the Settlers with Their Stock of the Township of Yarmouth, June 1764; Letters from John Winslow to John Hancock, Chignecto, May 12, 1768; The Memorial of the Congregational Church in Cornwallis in the County of Kings County in the Province of Nova Scotia, Cornwallis, November 8, 1769; Bejamin Gerrish and Malachy Salter to the Reverend Mr. Andrew Eliot, Halifax, January 18, 1770; The Records of the Church of Jebogue in Yarmouth, Together with an Historical Account of the First Settlement of Yarmouth by the English - The First Ministering of the Word - The Erection of the First Meetinghouse - The Coming of Mr. Henry Alline and Other Preachers to Yarmouth and the Effects which Followed, etc., (1761-1762); The Rev. Mr. Henry Alline's Life &c. (1741-1784); Index. Two rub lines across bottom of text block, very light bumping to corners. light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MiG MASTER: THE STORY OF THE F-8 CRUSADER., Tillman, Barrett.  Foreword by Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale.
12 Tillman, Barrett. Foreword by Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale. MiG MASTER: THE STORY OF THE F-8 CRUSADER.
Nautical and Naval, Annapolis, 1980. 
224 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0933852177 B&w photographs. "Described as a 'thoroughbred' worthy of all the care it demanded, the Chance Vought F-8 Crusader served as one of the most capable and long-lived aircraft in nav al aviation history. It was designed as an air superiority fighter, a 'gunfighter' armed with four 20-mm cannon rather than air-to-air missiles. Eventually, the Navy adapted the Crusader to carry many other kinds of armament. It also serve d i n o t her roles such as photo recce, strike, and experimental....Features (of this book) are: a design and construction history of the F-8; F-8 armaments; Vietnam operations including a chapter devoted to MiG battles; extensive appendices that f u rn is h d et ails of F-8 deployment, pilots and engineering; over 70 photos." Light edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has light browning at edges, very light rubbing, slight fading to spine color. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
HEROINES OF MERCY STREET:  THE REAL NURSES OF THE CIVIL WAR., Toler, Pamela D.
13 Toler, Pamela D. HEROINES OF MERCY STREET: THE REAL NURSES OF THE CIVIL WAR.
New York Little Brown 2016 0316392073 / 9780316392075 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
287 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs. Companion volume to the PBS series "Mercy Street". "The nurses of the Civil War ushered in a new era for medicine in the midst of tremendous hardship. While (America) was at war, these women learned to advocate and care for patients in hostile settings, saved countless lives, and changed the profession forever. They regularly fell ill with no one to nurse them in return, seethed in anger at the indifference and inefficiency that left wounded men on the battlefield without care, and all too often mourned for those they could not rescue. (This book) tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia, hotel turned wartime hospital. Women like Dorothea Dix, Mary Phinney, and Anne Reading rushed to be of service to their country during the war, meeting challenges every step of the way that would discourage less determined souls. They saw casualties on a scale Americans had never seen before; diseases like typhoid and dysentery were rampant; and working conditions were abysmal - both physically and emotionally. Drawing on the diaries, letters, and books written by these nursing pioneers, (the author) has created a fascinating portrait of true heroines, shining a light on their personal contributions during one of (America's) most turbulent periods." Very small ink remainder mark on top of text block. Dust jacket has a very small soft corner crease at top of front flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ON FIELDS OF FURY.  FROM THE WILDERNESS TO THE CRATER: AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY., Wheeler, Richard.
14 Wheeler, Richard. ON FIELDS OF FURY. FROM THE WILDERNESS TO THE CRATER: AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY.
HarperCollins, New York, 1991, first edition. 
304 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0060165820 B&w reproductions, maps/battle plans. "(A) dramatic recreation, largely in the words of particpants, of Grant's desperate attempt to end the Civil War in 1864. It began wit h an all-out assault by Grant's Army of the Potomac against Lee in the Wilderness of Virginia in May and ended before Petersburg in July in the Union defeat at the Crater." Minor edge wear, small shallow bump at bottom edge of front board, s l i g h t w rinkling at bottom of spine, minor rubbing and soiling. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing, areas of browning and light color fading, tiny dint on front hinge. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 


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