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THE NEW LISKEARD STORY., Kurowski, Louis S.
1 Kurowski, Louis S. THE NEW LISKEARD STORY.
New Liskeard, Ontario Louis S. Kurowski 1983 First Edition Very Good - 
(81) printed pages (reverse of each leaf blank) + pages of b&w photograph illustrations not included in the pagination, 11" H. Medium blue card covers with black lettering on front cover, stapled with black binding tape on spine. A local history of New Liskeard, Ontario. This book appears to have been produced using a type of stencil duplicating process. Contents: The Early Scene; C.C. Farr; Early Settlers and the Hardships; Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railway; Other Methods of Travel; The Ferguson Highway; Pioneers Recall; George Alvin (Allie) Bateson; Mrs. S.B. Moore; Mr. & Mrs. Frank Herron; Alex Brown and Ruth Brown (Nee: Howard); Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations; Interesting People; McCamus-McKelvie Partnersip; Ruby Dunn Wathen; Ernest Sawford-Dye; Our Schools; New Liskeard Public School; New Liskeard Secondary School; Separate Schools; Demonstration Farm; Seventy-Fifth Anniversary; Our Sister Town; Footnotes; Appendices: Song of the Hub, by George White; Mayors of the Town of New Liskeard; T. & N.O. Railway Timetable (1906); Participants at the 50th Anniversary Celebrations at New Liskeard who came to this area up to 1900. Interior - soft crease,curl at top corner of pages up to page 5, tiny/very small curl at top/bottom corner of most pages, small soft crease at top edge of page 54 to end of book, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft creases at three corners, soft wrinkling at top rear edge, a few minor line dents on covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
2 Mika, Nick and Mika, Helma. With Larry Turner. HISTORIC MILLS OF ONTARIO.
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing 1987 0921341083 / 9780921341086 First Edition 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
 
 
THE DEVIL HIMSELF:  THE MUTINY OF 1800., Pope, Dudley.
3 Pope, Dudley. THE DEVIL HIMSELF: THE MUTINY OF 1800.
London Alison Press/Secker & Warburg 1987 0436377519 / 9780436377518 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good 
186 pp, 9 1/4" H. Maps. "The corvette 'La Vaillante' was built in Bayonne in 1796, four years after the outbreak of the French Revolutionary Wars. In 1798, she was captured by Captain Sir Edward Pellew, renamed the 'Danae' and given a new young captain, Lord Proby. In March 1800, there was consternation in London when The Times reported the French recapture of the 'Danae' following a mutiny among her crew. Dudley Pope has pieced together the story of the mutiny from British documents and the French naval archives at Brest, where the file is labelled 'Le Diable Lui-meme' - The Devil Himself. How did the French regain possession of their captured corvette? Why did some of Lord Proby's crew risk hanging by staging a mutiny? What happened to the captain after the French took him prisoner? What became of the guilty men? What was the role of the Americans on board the ship? The whole curious story is told by an expert on the naval history of those brutal years." Previous owner's info. stamped on front endpapers, small red ink notation written at top corner of free front endpaper, very minor soiling to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has minor edgewear, light edge wrinkling, light rubbing . 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE DEVIL HIMSELF:  THE MUTINY OF 1800., Pope, Dudley.
4 Pope, Dudley. THE DEVIL HIMSELF: THE MUTINY OF 1800.
London Alison Press/Secker & Warburg 1987 0436377519 / 9780436377518 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ 
186 pp, 9 1/4" H. Maps. "The corvette 'La Vaillante' was built in Bayonne in 1796, four years after the outbreak of the French Revolutionary Wars. In 1798, she was captured by Captain Sir Edward Pellew, renamed the 'Danae' and given a new young captain, Lord Proby. In March 1800, there was consternation in London when The Times reported the French recapture of the 'Danae' following a mutiny among her crew. Dudley Pope has pieced together the story of the mutiny from British documents and the French naval archives at Brest, where the file is labelled 'Le Diable Lui-meme' - The Devil Himself. How did the French regain possession of their captured corvette? Why did some of Lord Proby's crew risk hanging by staging a mutiny? What happened to the captain after the French took him prisoner? What became of the guilty men? What was the role of the Americans on board the ship? The whole curious story is told by an expert on the naval history of those brutal years." Previous owner's info. stamped on front endpapers, small red ink notation written at top corner of free front endpaper, very minor soiling to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has minor edgewear, light edge wrinkling, light rubbing. Very light wrinkling at top of spine, tiny dent on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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