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Image for Glengarry Historical Society 15th Annual Volume and Yearbook of 1975 Activities

Glengarry Historical Society 15th Annual Volume and Yearbook of 1975 Activities

By: Arnott, George R. (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Ontario, Glengarry Historical Society: 1976

Seller ID: CAN1751

Condition: Very Good-


24 pp. Light edgewear. Upper corner of first page clipped. Stapled binding. Annual volume of the historical society. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Histoire De Vichy 1940 - 1944

Histoire De Vichy 1940 - 1944

By: Aron, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Amis Du Club Du Livre Du Mois:

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: HIS2934

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


551 pp. Undated, circa late 1950's? Collection "Le meilleur livre de luxe", exemplaire no. 443 de 3070 examplaires. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. Spine sunned. Prev owner's name on the title page. Integral ribbon bookmarker. French text / en francais. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Historical Sketches of the Alleghany Highlands

By: Arritt, Gay

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Covington, Virginia, Alleghany Historical Society: 1982

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: HIS2798

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Prev owner's notes on the ffrp, title page. 200 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Highlights from MacKay's History

By: Ashton, Edith Taylor Et. Al.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ottawa, MacKay United Church: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS2872

Condition: Very Good-


145 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Published to commemorate 100 years of history of MacKay Unted Church, Ottawa. Fold-out elevation and floor plan of the church laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Adventures and Discourses of Captain John Smith, Sometime President of Virginia and Admiral of New England

By: Ashton, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Singing Tree Press: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS2317

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


309 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Usual library stamps and markings. A reprint of the 1883 original, published by Cassell & Company. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Informal Empire in Crisis British Diplomacy and the Chinese Customs Succession 1927-1929

Informal Empire in Crisis British Diplomacy and the Chinese Customs Succession 1927-1929

By: Atkins, Martyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U. S. A., Cornell University: 1995

Seller ID: HIS2729

Condition: Very Good


127 pp. Bibliography. Light edgewear. A study of issues around the appointment of a new Inspector-General of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service in 1928. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Irish Education A History of Educational Institutions

By: Atkinson, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dublin, Allen Figgis: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3105

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


246 pp. Index. Notes. Bibliography. Spine cornes bumped. Jacket has edgewear, tears, plastic layer peeling in places. A study of the development of Irish educational institutions from Celtic time to the establishment of the Comprehensive schools, as well as negotiations on the future of of the two Dublin universities. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Burg Und Herrschaft Eine Estellung Des Deutschen Historischen Museums

By: Atzbach, Rainer & Luken, Sven & Ottomeyer, Hans (Herausgegeben)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsches Historisches Museum: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3024

Condition: Very Good


320 pp. Illus. German text / auf deutsch. Catalog of the exhibit, presented from June to October, 2010. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Cruelty and Civilization The Roman Games

Cruelty and Civilization The Roman Games

By: Auguet, Roland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: HIS1701

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


222 pp. Illus. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A look at the Roman bloodlust and mentality through the great spectacles mounted for entertainment. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The Promise of Schooling Education in Canada, 1800-1914

The Promise of Schooling Education in Canada, 1800-1914

By: Axelrod, Paul

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1997

Seller ID: HIS2012

Condition: Very Good


155 pp. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Looks at the early developments in Canadian schooling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Making a Middle Class Student Life in English Canada During the Thirties

Making a Middle Class Student Life in English Canada During the Thirties

By: Axelrod, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1990

Seller ID: HIS2338

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


269 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. An examination of the characteristics of university life during a challenging decade. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Dotors of Death: Volume Three When Man Became a Guinea Pig for Death

Dotors of Death: Volume Three When Man Became a Guinea Pig for Death

By: Azziz, Philippe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, Ferni Publishers: 1976

Seller ID: HIS1213

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


255 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Faux leather binding. Integral ribbon bookmark. Volume 3 of a series published for Friends of History. Chapters dealing with "Were Nazi doctors scapegoats?" , Doctor Rascher, Buchenwald, and Natzweiler. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for Doctors of Death: Volume Four In the Beginning Was the Master Race

Doctors of Death: Volume Four In the Beginning Was the Master Race

By: Azziz, Philippe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, Ferni Publishers: 1976

Seller ID: HIS1214

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


255 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Faux leather binding. Integral ribbon bookmark. Volume 4 of a series published for Friends of History. Chapters dealing with Operation Gentle Death, the revolt Against Operation T4, Kurt Gurstein, and the Bethel rescue mission. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Pueblo Storyteller: Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition

By: Babcock, Barbara A. & Monthan, Guy & Monthan, Doris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The University of Arizona Press: 1990

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: HIS1619

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


201 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A look at the development and evolution of the Storyteller figure. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Hopewell Cremation Practices

Hopewell Cremation Practices

By: Baby, Raymond S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, The Ohio Historical Society: 1954

Seller ID: HIS3120

Condition: Very Good-


7 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Stapled binding. Prev owner's name on the inside front cover. Small tear along upper spine edge. A nice monograph analyzing the cremated remains of the Hopewell people. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Colour-Coded  A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950

Colour-Coded A Legal History of Racism in Canada, 1900-1950

By: Backhouse, Constance

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, University of Toronto Press: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: HIS2844

Condition: Very Good-


485 pp. Index, bibliography, notes, photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. An analysis of Canadian legal practice in the first half of the twentieth century, highlighting issues of racism, feminism and native rights. ; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Hidden Children of France 1940-1945 Stories of Survival

By: Bailley, Danielle (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albany, New York, Excelsior Editions: 2010

Seller ID: HIS3035

ISBN: 1438431961

Condition: Very Good-


381 pp. Bibliography. Notes. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Personal accounts of 18 Jewish children who were hidden from the Nazis by French citizens. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The Race of Time Three Lectures on Renaissance Historiography

The Race of Time Three Lectures on Renaissance Historiography

By: Baker, Herechel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1967

Seller ID: HIS2462

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


110 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket price-clipped, has edgewear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Wedding Customs and Folklore

Wedding Customs and Folklore

By: Baker, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, UK, David & Charles: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1719

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


140 pp. Illus. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A fascinating look at the folklore surrounding love, coutship and marriage in the Western world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Letters of Love and Duty The Correspondence of Susanna and John Moodie

Letters of Love and Duty The Correspondence of Susanna and John Moodie

By: Ballstadt, Carl & Hopkins, Elizabeth & Peterman, Michael (Eds. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS2562

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


360 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Inscribed and dated by Michael Peterman on the title page. Part love story, part 19th century social history, the letters provide a fascinating look into the lives of two important early Canadian pioneers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Editor View more info