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141 Smelser, Marshall

the Democratic Republic 1801 - 1815 - New American Nation Series
USA
Harper Torch
1968


Soft Cover
Good



Illustrated

Some edgewear and creasing of spine, some underlining and annotations otherwise still a good reading copy
075326

Price: 16.99 USD
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142 Stevens, G. R.

The Incompleat Canadian : An Approach to Social History
Canada
G R Stevens
1965

First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
Good


McLaren, J. W.

HArdcover 1st edition - very nicely illustrated. Blue covers with gilt snowshoe on front cover. An interesting look at Canadian history from a "social" standpoint. Minor shelfwear otherwise fine. Dust jacket is a little chipped and has a few small rips near edges
097654

Price: 14.41 USD
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143 Sullivan, Robert

Life The American Journey of Barack Obama from Boyhood to the Whitehouse
U. S. A.
Life Magazine
2009


Soft Cover
Very Good



Illlustrated

Very slight edgewear and faint creasing of spine and covers, otherwise a fine clean tight and bright copy
NS18738

Price: 8.99 USD
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144 Taylor, David G; Roger, Glenn B.

Fredericton : A Postcard Trip to the Past
Canada
Alantex
1998
0969243839 / 9780969243830
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good





SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS on the title page. Minor edgewear and one crease on front cover otherwise a fine clean bright copy. 128 pages, and almost every page has one or two vintage postcards shown - and almost all in the original size. A treasure trove of the past.
094120

Price: 13.50 USD
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145 Thomas, C

The History of Shefford Quebec

Heritage Press
1999
1894378466 / 9781894378468

Hard Cover
As New
No Jacket




This historical reprint discusses the civil, ecclesiastical, biographical and statistical history of Shefford Quebec, as it was known by author C. Thomas in 1877 Of great interest to those who seek knowledge of the region during its early development and the personalities that guided it throughout its development. Many individuals and their accomplishments are included as well as lists of those who served in public office, sorted by year. A new index to the book to assist researchers in quickly finding the people and topics of immediate interest to them. This facsimile reprint was originally published by Lovell, Montreal 1877
006343

Price: 34.95 USD
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146 Thomas, Gordon ; Morgan Witts, Max

The San Francisco Earthquake
New York, N.Y.
Stein and Day
1971
081281360x / 9780812813609
First Edition
Hard Cover
Fine
Good


Illustrated

Hardcover 1st edition -A moment-to-moment account of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake based on previously unpublished eye-witness reports, and documentation from the miltary, the Red Cross and insurance companies. Illustrated with vintage b&w photos. 316 pages with index. Endpapers are illustrated with a map detailing the San Francisco Fire. Black boards with red cloth spine. Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean tight and bright copy. Dust jacket is a little chipped
084744

Price: 18.99 USD
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147 Thompson, Wayne C

Canada 1992 - The World Today Series
USA
Stryker Post
1992
0943448697 / 9780943448695

Soft Cover
Very Good

Ex-Library

Illustrated

Ex-library, a little wear of covers, interior fine
024994

Price: 10.50 USD
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148 Timothy, H.B.

The Galts: A Canadian Odyssey - Volume 2
Canada
Mcclelland and Stewart
1984
0771084579 / 9780771084577
First Edition
Hard Cover
Good
Fair


Illlustrated

Hardcover 1st edition - Some shelf and edgewear, otherwise a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket is slightly rubbed, chipped,torn,& price clipped, otherwise still in fair condition. - VOLUME TWO ONLY
NS11771

Price: 8.99 USD
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149 Torres, Luis

San Antonio Missions
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.
Western Natl Parks Assoc
1992


Soft Cover
Very Good



Illlustrated

Very slight edgewear and faint creasing of spine and covers, otherwise a fine clean tight and bright copy
NS7651

Price: 9.89 USD
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150 Troper, Harold Martin

Only farmers need apply: official Canadian government encouragement of immigration from the United States, 1896-1911
Toronto
Griffin House
1972
0887600425 / 9780887600425
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
Very Good




Hardcover 1st edition, Although this copy comes from a high school library and has a few stamps and stickers, it's in remarkably good shape. Clean and solid, and the dust jacket is covered in protective mylar. Much of the Canadian West was settled by farmers from the USA, hungry for new lands, especially with the recently complete railways. There was alway a movement of settlers across the US/Canadian border - United Empire Loyalists, runaway slaves along the underground railway, farmers seeking land, and later draft dodger. This is a study of immigration at the turn of the last century through the eyes of the federal civil service branch assigned to stimulate immigration, encourage publicity, and keep unwanted settlers - particularly the Negroes - out. 192 pages, indexed, some photographs
094713

Price: 43.98 USD
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151 Tuck, James A.

Newfoundland and Labrador Prehistory
Montreal, Ontario, Canada
Editions Fidas
1984


Soft Cover
Good



Illustrated

Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers,as well some age toning on the covers, otherwise still a good reading copy
NS7136

Price: 14.99 USD
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152 Tyler, Ronnie

The Big Bend : A History of the Last Texas Frontier
U. S. A.
National Park Services
1975


Soft Cover
Good to Fair



Illlustrated

Edgewear and creasing of spine and covers, otherwise still a good reading copy
NS18582

Price: 9.99 USD
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153 Van Buren, Abigail

Where Were You When President Kennedy Was Shot?: Memories and Tributes to a Slain President As Told to Dear Abby
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Andrews McMeel Pub
1993
0836262468 / 9780836262469

Soft Cover
Fine



Illustrated

Just a little edgewear and former owner's sticker on inside cover otherwise a lovely clean tight and bright copy
039731

Price: 5.99 USD
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154 Vaughan, Matthew

Major Stepton's War
New York, New York, U.S.A.
Doubleday
1978
0385136072 / 9780385136075
First Edition
Hard Cover
Good to Fair
Good
Ex-Library



Hardcover 1st edition - Some shelf and edgewear,a minor spine lean, FFEP removed, otherwise a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket is rubbed,& chipped, but otherwise still a good solid copy. Ex library, a couple stamps
NS16527

Price: 9.99 USD
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155 Wheeler, Mary Bray ; Neblett, Genon Hickerson

Chosen Exile - SIGNED By Daughter of Former Slave
Alabama
Rutledge Company
1980

First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
Good



Signed
Hardcover, 1st edition, limited edition, this being copy number 388 out of 1000 produced, SIGNED by both authors, but also signed by the daughter of one of the original 1110 slaves of Middleton Place. This daughter, Martha Demers, had lived on the plantation since 1920 and was still working there in August of 1980 when she signed this particular copy of the book. She was unaware at the time that her surname was French. A lovely clean fresh copy, only significant flaw is that the bottom edge of the back portion of the dust jacket is creased and has some loss. Otherwise a superior copy.
093751

Price: 75.00 USD
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156 Williamson, O.T.G.

The Northland Ontario
Toronto
Ryerson Press
1948

First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
Fair


Illustrated

Hardcover 1st edition, second printing. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket is rather tattered but the book is fine, clean and tight.
086374

Price: 17.40 USD
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157 Willis, Ross Baxter

Western 1939 - 1970 Odds and Ends
London, Ontario
University of Western Ontario
1980
0771401892 / 9780771401893
First Edition
Soft Cover
Fine




Signed by Author
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR - excellent condition, clean and tight, just a hint of edgewear.
011968

Price: 19.99 USD
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158 Wilson, Gordon

Mount Pakenham
USA
The Cumberland Press
1990
0969125208 / 9780969125204

Soft Cover
Good



Illlustrated

Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers, otherwise still a good reading copy
NS7201

Price: 22.35 USD
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159 Young, Walter D.

Democracy and Discontent: Progressivism, Socialism and Social Credit in the Canadian West
Canada
Ryerson Press
1969
0770002714 / 9780770002718

Soft Cover
Good



Illlustrated

Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers,as well some light age toning, otherwise still a good reading copy
NS18091

Price: 5.71 USD
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160 Zeligs, Meyer A

Friendship and Fratricide : An Analysis of Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss
NY
Viking Press
1967

First Edition
Hard Cover
Fair to Good
No Jacket




No dust jacket - some annotations and underlining of text, ome shelfwear, nonetheless a good reading copy and a handsome volume with quality cloth covers and gilt lettering on spine
058548

Price: 29.99 USD
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