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THE TRUTH ABOUT REPARATIONS AND WAR-DEBTS., Lloyd George, David.
41 Lloyd George, David. THE TRUTH ABOUT REPARATIONS AND WAR-DEBTS.
William Heinemann, London, 1932. 
150 pp, small 8vo (7 15/16" H), hard cover (dark blue boards with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. Contents: Introductory; The Case for Reparations; Estimating Germany's Capacity to Pay; Presenting the Bill; French and British Views on th e Problem; Making Germany Pay; The Problem of External Payment; The End of Reparations; Reparations and War-Debts; International War Liabilities and the U.S.A.; Conclusion; Index. Book slightly cracked in a few places; light soiling, ligh t b r o w n i n g , small areas of old label residue, and small surface paper defect on endpapers; scattered light foxing marks/stains throughout pages, darkening to edges of textblock, light edge wear, faint liquid splashes/marks on front board, l ig h t ru bb in g, w ri nk le in cloth on rear board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny edge dint, corners lightly bumped. Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
DAYLIGHT UPON MAGIC:  THE ROYAL TOUR OF CANADA - 1939., MacDonnell, Tom.
42 MacDonnell, Tom. DAYLIGHT UPON MAGIC: THE ROYAL TOUR OF CANADA - 1939.
Toronto Macmillan 1989 0771592299 / 9780771592294 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
292 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "The torrent of emotion and activity that swept across Canada during the preparations for the 1939 Royal Tour caught Lord Tweedsmuir, Canada's Governor-General, by surprise. At that time, Canada had not completely emerged from the Depression and a second world war was plainly on the horizon. The Royal Tour was a chance to forget all the gloom and throw a party nationwide. Everybody wanted to come." Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), charmed everyone, beginning in Ottawa when she stepped away from officials for the first royal walkabout. Minor browning to edges of boards, light wrinkling at bottom of spine, previous owner's place, date and signature in ink on half-title page. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at bottom of spine and slight wrinkling at top/bottom of flap-folds, light rubbing, slight edge browning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
43 MacKay, Donald. THE PEOPLE'S RAILWAY: A HISTORY OF CANADIAN NATIONAL.
Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1992 1550540629 / 9781550540628 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
328 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, graphs, reproductions. "The story of railways in Canada is the history of the country itself, and no railway has had a history more entwined with the politics of the nation than Canadian National. Donald MacKay captures the drama of the CN story from the company's beginnings in the bitter aftermath of World War I to the challenges it faces today. He profiles top executives and explores the development of railway culture through interviews with the workers who have been the lifeblood of CN throughout the years." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, slight fading to spine color, very light rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE PEOPLE'S RAILWAY:  A HISTORY OF CANADIAN NATIONAL., MacKay, Donald.
44 MacKay, Donald. THE PEOPLE'S RAILWAY: A HISTORY OF CANADIAN NATIONAL.
Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1992 1550540629 / 9781550540628 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
328 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, graphs, reproductions. "The story of railways in Canada is the history of the country itself, and no railway has had a history more entwined with the politics of the nation than Canadian National. Donald MacKay captures the drama of the CN story from the company's beginnings in the bitter aftermath of World War I to the challenges it faces today. He profiles top executives and explores the development of railway culture through interviews with the workers who have been the lifeblood of CN throughout the years." Faint erased pencil mark on free front endpaper, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one small and one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few soft edge creases, minor rubbing. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
45 McCarthy, Doris. A FOOL IN PARADISE: AN ARTIST'S EARLY LIFE.
Toronto Macfarlane Walter & Ross 1990 092191203X / 9780921912033 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
257 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs. "In 1926, when she was just fifteen years old, Doris McCarthy unexpectedly won a scholarship to art college. Among her mentors were the leading members of the Group of Seven: Arthur Lismer, A.Y. Jackson, J.E.H. MacDonald, and Lawren Harris. Their influence changed her life; the girl who thought herself destined to be a writer of books became instead an artist. (This book) describes the coming of age of this spirited young woman who followed an unorthodox path to happiness while struggling to establish herself in the art world of the thirties and forties. Against the backdrop of those eventful decades, she writes of a tumultuous year of study in pre-war London, adjusting to the strictures of a teaching job in the depths of the Depression, breaking loose from the conventional assumptions of the day, and finding love in unexpected places. (The) captivating memoir of her early life illuminates a period now passed, but her story resonates with remarkably timely themes: the desire for independence, the strength of friendships between girls and women, the exhilaration of creative and fulfilling work, and the search for joy and contentment in life." A small bump at top edge of front board, bottom of spine and at one corner. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling - light at bottom of spine and at bottom of front flap-fold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
46 McConnell, Gail A. (Inscribed by the author.) Pictorial research by Stan D. Hanson. Chapter V by A. Stirling King. SASKATOON: HUB CITY OF THE WEST. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.
(Windsor Publications, n.p., 1983), Ist edition. 
127 pp, 4to, hard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR TO THE EDITIOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. B&w and color photos, maps, reproductions. "(T)ells the remarkable Saskatoon story with insight and skill, beginning with the captivating saga of the Temperance Colonists and the land they settled. Their vision of Saskatoon as a transportation centre foreshadowed the determination of later citizens to bring the railroads to their city, enabling Saskatoon to proclaim itself the 'Hub City' by the turn of the century. The decades of the new century brought struggle and achievement - the agricultural co-ops of the twenties; the Depression of the 'dirty thirties'; the mineral boom of the sixties; and Saskatoon's emergence, in the eighties, as a research centre for science and technology. A special chapter, 'Partners in Progress', profiles the contributions of Saskatoon's business community, whose support helped make this volume possible." Tiny bumps to corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light soiling on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two small closed tears archivally taped - one with crease. VG/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
47 McDowall, Duncan. QUICK TO THE FRONTIER: CANADA'S ROYAL BANK.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1993 0771055048 / 9780771055041 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
478 pp, 10" H. Pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions. "(T)he story of the Royal Bank, told not only in terms of executive personalities and corporate strategies, but also through an exploration of its corporate culture - of the lives of the people of the Royal - and of the part this corporate culture played in the opening of the country and the expansion of international trade. Throughout are vignettes that focus on some diverting details in the life of the Royal Bank. How many, for instance, know that Henry Mullins, the manager of the Mariposa branch of the Exchange Bank in Stephen Leacock's 'Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town', was based on a real-life Royal Banker, George Rapley, of the Orillia, Ontario branch? Or that, in an effort to foil robbers, tellers were often expected to sleep on the bank premises (sometimes in front of the vault) with loaded revolvers under their pillows? Eminently readable as well as informative (this book) fills an important gap in Canadian business history." Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly top edge small scratch on both panels, tiny dent on front panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CLASSIC TRAINS: THE GOLDEN AGE OF RAILROADING.  WORLD WAR II: RAILROADING'S FINEST HOUR.  WINTER 2001.  VOLUME 2, NUMBER 4., McGonigal, Robert S.; Withers, Bob; Zega, Michael; Hansen, Peter A.; Houser, Fred N.; Middleton, William D.; Wider, Patrick C.; King, Ed.
48 McGonigal, Robert S.; Withers, Bob; Zega, Michael; Hansen, Peter A.; Houser, Fred N.; Middleton, William D.; Wider, Patrick C.; King, Ed. CLASSIC TRAINS: THE GOLDEN AGE OF RAILROADING. WORLD WAR II: RAILROADING'S FINEST HOUR. WINTER 2001. VOLUME 2, NUMBER 4.
Waukesha, WI Kalmbach 2001 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
114 pp, 10 3/4" H - magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Articles: Ready to Serve the Nation: Soldiers' signatures recall a time when railroaders and railroads answered an urgent call; The B&O Goes to War: Records from early December 1941 show the effects of global conflict on Baltimare & Ohio's St. Louis line; Inspiring the Home Front: When war suddenly indundated them with traffic, the railroads switched advertising strategies; Hitler's Rail-Wreckers: Some of America's great railroad landmarks were prime targets in a daring Nazi sabotage plot; GI with a Paintbrush: Lt. Gil Reid's artwork captured the railroad scene around Naples, Italy, in 1944; Photo Classics: An all-color look at wartime railroading on the Santa Fe, Soo Line, C&IM, Atlantic Coast Line, and Key System; A Soldier's "Wartime Fan Trip": How a man rode trains over 20,000 miles in 2 years, courtesy of Uncle Sam; EMD's Shock Troops: While helping to defeat the Axis abroad, early E units, FT's, and switchers battled steam at home; Recalled to Active Duty: Marginalized by highways and the Depression, electric interurbans served with distinction during the war; Troop Cars: Boxcar-inspired troop sleepers and kitchen cars were answers to the railroads' wartime capacity crunch; Close Call at Clevilas Tunnel: a Virginian Railway operator's quick thinking prevented a catastrophe. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small crease at top corner of front cover - migrates into first few pages. Light wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A CENTURY OF WESTERN ONTARIO:  THE STORY OF LONDON, "THE FREE PRESS," AND WESTERN ONTARIO, 1849-1959., Miller, Orlo.
49 Miller, Orlo. A CENTURY OF WESTERN ONTARIO: THE STORY OF LONDON, "THE FREE PRESS," AND WESTERN ONTARIO, 1849-1959.
Toronto Ryerson Press 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- 
289 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w plates. "(T)he story of Southwestern Ontario as reflected in the columns of 'The London Free Press' for the last hundred years. By its very nature a newspaper is a diary of the times, a mirror held to the contemporary scene in its various aspects - local, national and international. Orlo Miller, a former staff member of (the paper), having spent several years in research, here presents a lively and readable account of what has taken place in the last ten decades. Here is no collection of dry statistical data but rather real, living, flesh-and-blood people taking part in historic incidents as reavealed in the yellowed columns. The growth of London from a struggling backwoods village to the metropolis of the smiling countryside of Western Ontario and the parallel expansion of 'The London Free Press' from a tiny weekly, struggling for survival, to one of Canada's leading daily newspapers form the twin themes from which Orlo Miller has skilfully spun a single story." Light wrinkling and light fading (1/4") at bottom of spine, very light fading to spine color. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small piece missing at top of spine, a few tiny and small edge chips, light rubbing/soiling, old tape at inside top/bottom edges, faint water stain at bottom of spine. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
50 Morley, Alan. VANCOUVER: FROM MILLTOWN TO METROPOLIS.
Vancouver Mitchell Press 1969 Second Edition, revised and updated. Hard Cover Very Good Fair 
241 pp, 9 1/8" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "This is the story of Hastings Mill and Moodyville days, of Gassy Jack and his Deighton House saloon, of John Morton, the brickmaker, Sam Greer and Sam Brighouse, of the Great Fire, of Van Horne, the railway builder, and so many of those whose names must be forever associated with a city grown in the span of a single lifetime from nothing to a world crossroads and metropolis. It is a saga of a truly Western Canadian city through years of high emprise and deep depression to modern times. In this cavalcade of builders the city is seen as the work of very human people who live again in these pages. It is an affectionate salute to the makers of today's amenities and to the greater city to come. Crease at top corner of page leaf 59/60, light bump at top/bottom of spine, faint browning to bottom of book, tiny dent at bottom edge of front board. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear/creasing with very small chips and tears, moderate rubbing with color loss, light staining/soiling on rear panel mow in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
51 Nish, Cameron; Waite, P.B.; Brown, R.C.; Prang, M.E., editors. CANADIAN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS SERIES - 3 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. THE FRENCH REGIME. VOLUME II. PRE-CONFEDERATION. VOLUME III. CONFEDERATION TO 1949.
Scarborough, Ontario Prentice-Hall 1965 Very Good Good 
Three volume set - volumes I & III are hard covers in dust jackets, volume II is soft cover. Volume I: The French Regime - 176 pp, hard cover in dust jacket, 9" H - "(C)ontains a fascinating collection of first-hand accounts by individuals involved in the founding and settling of Canada. Through their own words these men chronicle their ambitions, deeds, and frustrations, from the time of Jacques Cartier's first voyage of exploration in 1534 to the surrender of Montreal to the British in 1760. Consisting mostly of translations from the original French, this book of documents was compiled with the purpose of placing an emphasis on the social and economic aspects of life during the French Regime in Canada." Volume II: Pre-Confederation - 242 pp, soft cover, 8 3/4" H - "(C)overs the history of British North America from the end of the French regime to 1867. Thus the history of Nova Scotia begins with the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713; that of Canada with the Treaty of Paris in 1763. New-foundland I have commenced, a little arbitrarily, in 1713; for the Hudson's Bay Company and the West I have included the Charter of 1670. Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick begin with their official establishment as provinces carved out of the old Province of Nova Scotia, in 1769 and 1784 respect-ively. The basic element in the story illustrated in this book is preforce political and constitutional history (but) at the same time I have tried to present the way various societies in British North America lived and worked." Volume III: Confederation to 1949 - 334 pp, hard cover in dust jacket, 9" H - (A) fascinating collection of first-hand accounts by some of the individuals who were actively involved in the events that led from consolidation of Confederation to Canada in the era of Post World War II. (It) indicates how Confederation was consolidated between 1967 and 1896. The emergence of modern Canada up to 1914 is then discussed. The First World War and the new economy that followed it then leads into the depression, the Second World War and industrialism. In the last part, external affairs are traced from 1914 on and Canada's international position is evaluated." Volume I has small ghost sticker mark on free front endpaper, very light browning on free endpapers, light browning to edges of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small edge chips and tears, small area of surface paper loss on rear panel, slight fading to spine color, light rubbing, protected in a mylar sleeve. Volume II is lightly cocked, has light edge wear, light browning to edges of text block, small sticker residue on front cover. Volume III has very light browning to edges of text block, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear, a small edge tear and a few tiny edge tears, light rubbing, light fading to spine color, very light browning at top of flaps, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
52 O'Hara, Dale. ACRES OF GLASS: THE STORY OF THE DALE ESTATES AND HOW BRAMPTON BECAME "THE FLOWER TOWN OF CANADA".
Toronto Eastendbooks 2007 1896973396 / 9781896973395 Hard Cover Near Fine 
170 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), pictorial boards - no dust jacket (as issued). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. B&w photographs, reproductions. "It originated with an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to succeed in the new world. It grew from an innate love of roses, their beauty, their scent and their challenge. It was tempered with a serendipitous meeting of two different business approaches. It forged the largest and most successful cut flower operation of its time. It expanded over the course of one hundred years from a solitary greenhouse to over forty acres under glass and then, within a span of ten years, it disappeared without a trace. It was the Dale Estate. (This) is a story of a family, of pride and ambition, of soaring dreams and unbridled success, and of security and stability for Brampton, a small Ontario town that grew to be recognized internationally as 'The Flower Town of Canada'. It is the story of the rise and fall of the company known as the Dale Estates, the third largest greenhouse operation in the world, a company that survived two world wars, a flue pandemic and the Great Depression, but could not withstand the crushing wheel of progress and the changing economy." Very minor rubbing to glossy boards. 
Price: 47.50 USD
 
 
53 Obodiac, Stan. MAPLE LEAF GARDENS: FIFTY YEARS OF HISTORY.
Toronto Van Nostrand Reinhold 1981 0442296355 / 9780442296353 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
208 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "(T)akes a fascinating look at the personalities and events that have made the Gardens Canada's most famous building. It is the interesting story of the building of the Gardens and of the hockey greats who have played there. It is also, in many ways, the story of popular entertainment in Canada from 1931 to 1981. Over 100 million people have been entertained by ballet, opera, circuses, skating extravaganzas and concerts of all sorts, in addition to almost every kind of sporting event from boxing and wrestling to bicycle racing. The arena has also been the site of political and religious rallies, benefits in support of the war effort, community events such as Brownie and Boy Scout pageants, and service club fund-raisers. This nostalgic book will remind sports fans of the Leafs' high-scoring Kid Line, of George Chuvalo going the distance with Muhammad Ali or of Vitas Gerulaitas defeating Bjorn Borg. Rock fans will remember attending an Elvis Presley concert, or waiting hours in line for Beatles' tickets. (It) also contains a detailed chronology of the milestones in the history of the Gardens for the trivia buff." Minor edge wear, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, one very small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY.  VOL. XXXVII NO.s 1, 2 & 3.  (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1984).  PLUS INDEX., Oliver, E.H.; Bloomfield, G.T.; Feather, Joan; Matthews, Vincent L.; Glen Makahonuk; Neufeld, David; Ronaghan, Allen; Thomas F. Schilz; Spinks, J.W.T.; Goldsmith, Violet.
54 Oliver, E.H.; Bloomfield, G.T.; Feather, Joan; Matthews, Vincent L.; Glen Makahonuk; Neufeld, David; Ronaghan, Allen; Thomas F. Schilz; Spinks, J.W.T.; Goldsmith, Violet. SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY. VOL. XXXVII NO.s 1, 2 & 3. (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1984). PLUS INDEX.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Archives Office 1984 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
120 pp in 3 volumes (complete year), 10" H. Single sheet Index to Volume XXIV (1984) laid in. B&w illustrations. Articles: Lewis Herbert Thomas, 1917-1983; "I Can See a Car in That Crop: Motorization in Saskatchewan, 1906-1934; Kelsey's Journal of 1691 Reconsidered; Documents of Western History - Stockholm's First Teacher: Excerpts from the Diary of Violet Goldsmith; Early Medical Care in Saskatchewan; The Saskatoon Relief Camp Workers' Riot of May 8, 1933: An Expression of Class Conflict; Thorbergur Thorvaldson: A Canadian Scientist-Statesman; The Prairie Pastor - E.H. Oliver; Brandy and Beaver Pelts: Assiniboine-European Trading Patterns, 1695-1805; Early Mining Exploration in Northern Saskatchewan: The H.V. Dardier Expedition of 1914-1917. Plus book reviews. Interiors - No 2 has soft bump at top/bottom corners of text block, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - No 2 has soft creases at top/bottom corner of covers, all books have very minor edge wear and minor toning to edges/spines. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE SEEDS:  THE LIFE STORY OF A MATRIARCH., Pare, Lucy Griffith.  With Antoine Pare.
55 Pare, Lucy Griffith. With Antoine Pare. THE SEEDS: THE LIFE STORY OF A MATRIARCH.
Ste-Lucie-des-Laurentides, Quebec L'aRPENT PERDU 1984 0969138717 / 9780969138716 First Edition Soft Cover Good 
353 pp, 10 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "(A) profusely illustrated slice of history giving a first-hand account of Lucy Griffith Pare's 96 years. Beginning in Australia, the story follows the fortunes of the author and her family from the relative comfort of Melbourne to the harsh conditions of the Western Australian Goldfields. As a child of seven in 1895 the author travels by camel train along with her sisters and mother to join her father in the thick of the goldrush. The story traces the growth of a desert camp of tents to the twin cities of Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie. Then, just before the First (World) War, the author meets and marries Alphonse Pare, a French Canadian mining engineer, and moves into a new life in Canada. The story continues in Montreal and recounts the growth of their family through the turbulent years of the two wars and the Depression. In the First (World) War Alphonse serves in the cavalry and Lucy awaits him in the British Isles; in the Second (World) War, they are represented by four sons and three sons-in-law in uniform. After the Second (World) War, the author finds herself in the centre of a burgeoning Canadian family that spans four generations and includes nine children, forty-six grandchildren and an ever-increasing number of great-grandchildren." Interior - small hand-written notation in margin of page 135 in black ink and also in red ink in top margin of page 195, small stain at top of pages 132 and 133 - migrates lightly through page. Exterior - small stain on top of text block, small crease at fore-edge of front cover, very light edge wear, two light stains at bottom edge of front cover, two tiny scuffs on front cover, light creases and some wrinkles on spine, a very small stain on fore-edge of text block. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE., Peck, Mary Biggar.  Foreword by George F.G. Stanley.
56 Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by George F.G. Stanley. A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.
Willowdale, Ontario Hounslow Press 1987 0888820968 / 9780888820969 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
144 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 5/8" D). "Mary Biggar Peck has selected over 160 black and white photos from 1885 to 1955, dividing them into nine sections under headings such as, 'Rural Life', 'War and Disaster', and 'Ceremony and Celebration'. Each section is arranged, when possible, in chronological order. Fishermen and steelworkers, farmers and firemen, sailors and students, parents and children are captured at work, at school, and at play. Towns, bridges, buildings, parades, and picnics illuminate this glimpse of a vanished way of life. These, of course, are photographs of life in New Brunswick and, as such, they present a living history of that province and its people." 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
L.M. MONTGOMERY: THE NORVAL YEARS, 1926-1935, Quaile, Deborah.  (L.M. Montgomery)
57 Quaile, Deborah. (L.M. Montgomery) L.M. MONTGOMERY: THE NORVAL YEARS, 1926-1935
Ayton, Ontario Woodbird Press 2006 0973391111 / 9780973391114 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Signed by Author
209 pp, oblong 8vo (8" H x 10" D). SIGNED ON HALF TITLE PAGE, AND ALSO INSCRIBED "TO E--- ENJOY THE MEMORIES OF MAUD! DEB SEPT 10/06." Promotional book mark and author's business card laid in. Profusely illustrated with photographs, reproductions of newspaper clippings, book covers, etc. Contents: Introduction: The Allure of L.M. Montgomery; Foreword; From Prince Edward Island to the World; Norval History; Maud's Home and Gardens; Friends and Family; Norval and Union Presbyterian Churches; Local Beauty; Life in the Village; Devotions and Duties; Maud's Days; L.M. Montgomery's Accomplishments; Leaving Norval; Remembering Maud: Montgomery in Modern Norval; Epilogue; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, minor rubbing. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
58 Rabl, S.S. MOBTOWN CLIPPER.
Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge, Maryland, 1949, Ist edition. 
277 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "The year 1809 found shipping in the young American Republic paralyzed by the Embargo Act of Thomas Jefferson, its President. From this beginning, Mr. Rabl has unfolded a thrilling tale of men, ships and privateering in the War of 1812...the story of Eduardo Chavez who dreamed of a ship that would outsail and out-maneuver any ship afloat; of Captain Thomas Boyle, America's greatest daredevil and fun-loving Irishman, who sent his Proclamation to Great Britain's rulers putting the United Kingdom and Ireland under rigorous blockade; of beautiful and vivacious Rose LeCompte who loved a man she could not have. But most of all, it is the story of the clipper ship, Chasseur, the visions and the heartaches that went into her building, the thrills and excitement of her battles as a privateer and her many episodes as a merchantman in the China trade. With Baltimore as the focal point during the War of 1812, this story of Tom Boyle and the Chasseur, offering all the action, color and romance of the period, is made intensely vivid through Mr. Rabl's wide experience with ships and the sea." Light edge wear to boards, light wrinkling a top/bottom of spine, tiny areas of dis-coloration on hinges, shallow depression on bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has small chips and tears, foxing to some edges moderate edge wear, three very small perforations on hinges, light fading and small scuffs on spine, now protected in mylar sleeve. VG-/Fair 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
59 Rickenbacker, Edward V. RICKENBACKER.
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey Prentice-Hall 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Signed by Author
458 pp, 9 1/4" H. Signed on front free endpaper: "Eddie Richenbacker - 1967". B&w photographs. "A legend in his own lifetime, Rickenbacker was one of the earliest racing-car drivers on the national circuit, competing against all the greats of that sport's infancy and eventually owning and running the Indianapolis Speedway for twenty years. (D)uring World War I, he joined up, was sent to France with General Pershing's American Expeditionary Forces, and finally worked his way into the Air Service. (He) downed 26 enemy aircraft, became America's Ace of Aces - earning nineteen decorations for bravery in action and was universally known as 'Captain Eddie'. After the war, (he) went back into the automobile business, built his own company and his own car and finally joined General Motors. In a great financial battle he won the right of way to buy Eastern Air Lines from General Motors. (During World War II), on a 1942 Pacific mission, he and his crew crashed into the sea. They spent an incredible 24 days and nights floating in rubber rafts until rescued. The triumphs and trials of Eddie Rickenbacker have thrilled Americans for fifty years (and he) has set down the staggering record of his career and achievements in a book as spellbinding as the life it depicts." Minor wrinkling at top of spine, slight toning to edges of text block and edges of boards, light loss of color and a few tiny foxing marks at top 1/2" of rear board. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling, a few very small edge tears, very light rubbing, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE RUSH FOR SPOILS:  THE COMPANY PROVINCE, 1871-1933 & PILLARS OF PROFIT:  THE COMPANY PROVINCE, 1934-1972.  2 VOLUME SET., Robin, Martin.
60 Robin, Martin. THE RUSH FOR SPOILS: THE COMPANY PROVINCE, 1871-1933 & PILLARS OF PROFIT: THE COMPANY PROVINCE, 1934-1972. 2 VOLUME SET.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1972 0771076754 / 9780771076756 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
318 pp, 351 pp, 9 1/4" H - 2 volume set. 'The Rush for Spoils' - published 1972, ISBN 0771076754. 'Pillars of Profit' - published 1973, ISBN 077107672X. B&w illustrations. "This is an extensively researched and thorough history of British Columbia that represents a new departure in the political and historical literature of the province. (The) first volume covers the years to 1933, when Conservative Premier Tolmie was replaced by the Liberal Pattullo. (The second volume covers) the stormy years of T.D. Pattullo's war on the Great Depression, the Liberal-Conservative coalition against Socialism, the reign of W.A.C. Bennett and Social Credit during twenty years of scandal and controversy and, finally, the victory of the N.D.P. under Dave Barrett in the general election of August, 1972. Dr. Robin's critical approach to the politicians, their ideologies and policies, is supported by a mass of facts that will make this well-written and entertaining study a standard reference work for years to come." The Rush for Spoils has minor wrinkle at bottom of spine and very small light stain on top of text block. Dust Jackets: 'The Rush for Spoils' has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, four small edge tears archivally taped. 'Pillars of Profit' has very light edge wear and rubbing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
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