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Fighters for Freedom. Honor Roll of New Brunswick The Great War 1914 - - 1919
1 Fighters for Freedom. Honor Roll of New Brunswick The Great War 1914 - - 1919
Halifax, N. S. Service Publishing Company Ltd. (1919) Edition De Luxe Limited to Two Thousand copies for presentation to those who have subscribed to the honors herein contained Limp black leather cover with gilt title to front Covers are sl. scuffed, generally very good 9 x 6.25 inches (22.7 x 15.9 cm) 8vo. Over 100 b&w photo portrait illustrations 

Price: 375.00 CDN
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Shakespeare's Works  [25 miniature books box set}
2 Shakespeare's Works [25 miniature books box set}
New York Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co. No Date (1920s?) Mini book set. All volumes in full leather in box Books are in very good condition with only very few have wear to the top & bottom of spine The box has been repair with the original label to the top and the paper cover replaced Books 3.25 x 2.25 inches (8.2 
Each of the 25 volumes are bound in different leather types and covers. This set may have been used as a advertisement for the types of leather available at the may be Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co. 
Price: 200.00 CDN
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Descriptive Sketches of Nova Scotia, in Prose and Verse, By a Nova Scotian, (Frame, Elizabeth)
3 (Frame, Elizabeth) Descriptive Sketches of Nova Scotia, in Prose and Verse, By a Nova Scotian
Halifax, N.S. A. & W. MacKinlay 1864 Original dark blue pressed cloth with gilt to spi Rebacked with old spine reattached, endpapers repaired. Cloth sl. scuffed with small stains, interior very good 8 x 5 inches (20.3 x 12.7 cm) 8vo. 

Price: 175.00 CDN
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The Life and Journal of the Rev. Mr.Henry  Alline, Alline, Rev. Henry
4 Alline, Rev. Henry The Life and Journal of the Rev. Mr.Henry Alline
Boston 1806 Contemporary full brown calf with black calf labe Wear to edges of the binding with the bottom of the spine frayed and outer hinge cracks. Interior has some foxing and light offsetting. Condition generally good to very good 7 x 4.25 inches (18 x 10.8 cm Sm. 8vo. 

Price: 1000.00 CDN
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Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768,1769,1771,1771,1772,and 1773 (in Five Volumes), Bruce, James, of Kinnaird, Esq.F.R.S.
5 Bruce, James, of Kinnaird, Esq.F.R.S. Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768,1769,1771,1771,1772,and 1773 (in Five Volumes)
London J.Rothven, For G.G.J. and J. Robinson 1790 (First Edition) All five volumes full mottled calf with red calf All bindings have been expertly repaired along hinges. There is the occasional light foxing to the preliminary leaves, the margins of the prints & maps and in the occasional outer margins of the text Also light offsetting to the folds of the maps. This in generally is a very nice, clean and tight set with in impressive 18th century binding. 12 x 9.5 inches (30.5 x 22.7 Quarto 3 large folding maps as well as 55 plates, 3 plans and 4 leaves of Ethiopian dialect script throughout all 
Introduction by author as well as preface dedicating these volumes to the King (George III) 
Price: 6750.00 CDN
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Ox Bells and Fireflies. A Memoir (Signed), Buckler, Ernest
6 Buckler, Ernest Ox Bells and Fireflies. A Memoir (Signed)
Toronto McClelland & Stewart (1968) First Edition Green cloth with gilt to spine in dust jacket Very good in very good dust jacket and not priced clipped 8.5 x 6 inches (21.6 x 15.2 c 8vo. Frontis and line drawings with chapter headings 
Mr. Buckler describes this book as; ' a kind of fictional memoir Nova Scotian Village life in his childhood..' 
Price: 300.00 CDN
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The Mountain and the Valley  (Signed), Buckler, Ernest
7 Buckler, Ernest The Mountain and the Valley (Signed)
New York Henry Holt and Company 1952 First Edition Light blue cloth with red lettering to spine and Very good with 2 small stains from the removal of scotch tape on the top and bottom of the 1st. fly leaf the dust jacket has some wear to the bottom & top of the spine and along the outer edge with a small 1 inch to the botoom of the sopine and outer fold. Also it is price clipped 8 x 5.75 inches (20.3 x 14.5 8vo. Dust jacket is designed by R.M. Powers 
The story of Nova Scotian farm people; considered a classic of Canadian literature. Signed by the author on the 1st fly leaf 
Price: 750.00 CDN
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A Compendious History of the Northern Part of the Province of New Brunswick and of the District of Gaspe, in Lower Canada., Cooney, Robert.
8 Cooney, Robert. A Compendious History of the Northern Part of the Province of New Brunswick and of the District of Gaspe, in Lower Canada.
Halifax, N.S. 1832 In the original brown paper covered boards and cl Covers are worn and the printed paper label is missing. Some light foxing to the preliminary leaves and a water mark to the bottom corner of the 1st. Leaf 9 x 5.75 inches (22.7 x 14.5 8vo. 

Price: 800.00 CDN
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New Brunswick , As a Home for Emigrants: With the Best Means of Promoting Immigration, and Developing the Resources of the Province Second Prize Essay, Edgar, James
9 Edgar, James New Brunswick , As a Home for Emigrants: With the Best Means of Promoting Immigration, and Developing the Resources of the Province Second Prize Essay
Saint John, NB Barnes and Company 1860 Paper wraps Rear cover detached, sl. wear to front cover. Previous owner's name inside front cover 7.75 x 4.75 inches (19.6 x 12.1 cm) Sm. 8vo. Heraldic device on both front cover & title page 
Seond Prize Essay printed above title on both cover and title page 
Price: 125.00 CDN
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Letters From Canada, Written During A Residence There In The Years 1806, 1807 and 1808; Shewing The Present State Of Canada,, Gray, Hugh
10 Gray, Hugh Letters From Canada, Written During A Residence There In The Years 1806, 1807 and 1808; Shewing The Present State Of Canada,
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme 1809 Original paper covered boards with new leather sp Spine has been rebound in new leather, previous owner's pencil drawings at front . Map has 10cm tear. Covers are scuffed 9 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.2 cm) 8vo. Large fldg. Map & 3 fldg tables 

Price: 475.00 CDN
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Atlas of York County New Brunswick Compiled and Drawn From Official Plans and Actual Surveys by H. E. Halfpenny, Halfpenny, H.E
11 Halfpenny, H.E Atlas of York County New Brunswick Compiled and Drawn From Official Plans and Actual Surveys by H. E. Halfpenny
Fredericton, N.B. Halfpenny & Co 1878 Cloth boards and black leather spine & corners. G Wear to edges of the covers and the top & bottom of the spine is frayed. There is a light water stain to the outer margin of the maps just into the boundary lines 17 x 14.25 inches (43.2 x 50 Folio 33 colour maps & plans 
The author was assisted by 'A.C. Beckwith, Esq. Engineer Public Works Office and T.G. Loggie Esq. Draughtsman Crown Lands Office.' 
Price: 575.00 CDN
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The Eighty-Fifth in France and Flanders, Hayes, Lt. Col. Joseph
12 Hayes, Lt. Col. Joseph The Eighty-Fifth in France and Flanders
Halifax, N.S. Royal Print & Litho Ltd. 1920 Green cloth boards gilt titles to front and spine Sl.foxing to top title page, generally very good 9.5 x 6.5 inches (24 x 16.5 c 8vo. Frontis & 21 b.&w. illus., fldg map in rear 
Foreword by Lieut-General Sir Arthur W. Currie. Introduction by Lieut-Col. J.L. Ralston 
Price: 375.00 CDN
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The Flora of New Brunswick A Manual for the Identification the Vascular Plantsof New Brunswick, Hinds, Harold R.
13 Hinds, Harold R. The Flora of New Brunswick A Manual for the Identification the Vascular Plantsof New Brunswick
Fredericton Dept of Biology , University of New Brunswick 2000 1551310155 / 9781551310152 Second Edition Card covers Well thumbed copy , covers worn along edges 9 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.2 cm) 8vo. B&w illus. throughout 
Introductory Contributions by Stephen R. Clayden and C. Mary Young 
Price: 75.00 CDN
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A Saga of the Sea, MacAskill, W. R. (Photographer)
14 MacAskill, W. R. (Photographer) A Saga of the Sea
Halifax, NS, Canada W. R. MacAskill (1940's) Hand coloued photograph mounted on beige mat with Photograph in very good condition Frame has light wear to edges Photo: 9.25 x 7.25 inches (23 MacAskill's photograph of fisherman and boy with Peggy's Cove lighthouse in background W. R. MacAskill (photographer)
Title & signature in pencil on bottom of mat inside border lines 
Price: 125.00 CDN
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Modesty Cove, N.S.  [Shut-in Island St. Margaret's Bay], MacAskill, W. R. (Photographer)
15 MacAskill, W. R. (Photographer) Modesty Cove, N.S. [Shut-in Island St. Margaret's Bay]
Halifax, NS, Canada W. R. MacAskill (1930s or 1940s) Black & white photograph mounted on beige mat wit Photography in very good condition, the second mat has some light spotting Frame is worn at the corners Photo: 10.25 x 13.25 inches ( Photograph of fisherman's wharf and buildings in Modesty Bay and Shut-in Island that are located in St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia W. R. MacAskill (photographer)
Title & signature in pencil on bottom of mat inside border lines and blind stamp to bottom right corner of 2nd mat which reads 'Property of Canadian national Railways.' 
Price: 375.00 CDN
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Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum:A Dictionary of the Gaelic Language ; Comprising An Ample Vocabulary of Gaelic Words, as perserved in Vernacular Speech, Manuscripts, or Printed Works. With Their Signification  and Various Examples and Phrases. (in 2 vols), MacLeod, Rev. Dr. John et al (eds)
16 MacLeod, Rev. Dr. John et al (eds) Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum:A Dictionary of the Gaelic Language ; Comprising An Ample Vocabulary of Gaelic Words, as perserved in Vernacular Speech, Manuscripts, or Printed Works. With Their Signification and Various Examples and Phrases. (in 2 vols)
Edinburgh and London Compiled and Published Under the Direction of the Highland Society of Scotland 1828 Both vols full leather with raised bans and titl Vol. I has been repaired with tape to inner and outer hinges. Both vols are scuffed & worn esp. along edges with cracks to top and bottom spines 11 x 9 inches (28 x 22.7 cm) Quarto 

Price: 750.00 CDN
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A Journey From Aleppo to Jerusalem, at Easter A.D. 1697. Also a Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai and back again. Translated from a Manuscript Written by the Perfecto of Egypt by Right Rev. Robert. Clayton, Maundrell, Henry
17 Maundrell, Henry A Journey From Aleppo to Jerusalem, at Easter A.D. 1697. Also a Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai and back again. Translated from a Manuscript Written by the Perfecto of Egypt by Right Rev. Robert. Clayton
London Printed for J. White and Co. & J. Nun 1810 Rebound in modern half brown leather with marbled Extreme foxing to interior covers very good 9 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.2 cm) 15 plates (9 folding including the frontis) 

Price: 275.00 CDN
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Paradise Lost A Poem, in Twelve books (in 2 vols), Milton, John
18 Milton, John Paradise Lost A Poem, in Twelve books (in 2 vols)
London Printed for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, Chiswick 1816 & 1817 Both volumes in half leather with raised bands an Volume I has detached front board, wear to edges leather both volumes. Some dampstaining and foxing to endpapers 7 x 4.25 inches (18 x 10.8 cm Sm. 8vo. Both vols have engraved title pages with vignettes, vignettes to first page each book. Engrs drawn by Westall. 
Engr. Title page reads 1816 as pub date,regular title page reads 1817 
Price: 250.00 CDN
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Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Africa, From the Earliest Ages to The Present Time: including The Substance of the Late Dr.Leyden's Work on that Subject (in 2 vols), Murray, Hugh
19 Murray, Hugh Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Africa, From the Earliest Ages to The Present Time: including The Substance of the Late Dr.Leyden's Work on that Subject (in 2 vols)
Edinburgh & London Archibald Constable; Longman, Hurst,Rees, Orme, and Brown 1818 Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged Both vols full calf with raised bands and title Some foxing to maps and paper throughout 9 x 5.5 inches (22.7 x 14 cm) 8vo. Illustrated with six maps(3 fldg) 

Price: 475.00 CDN
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The Trees of Northeastern America (together with) The Shrubs of Northeastern America & The Vines of Northeastern America (in 3 vols), Newhall, Charles S.
20 Newhall, Charles S. The Trees of Northeastern America (together with) The Shrubs of Northeastern America & The Vines of Northeastern America (in 3 vols)
New York and London G.P. Putnam's Sons 1892, 1893,1897 Original decorated cloth, vol.I green cloth, oth All 3 vols fine & bright 9.25 x 6.25 inches (23.5 x 15 8vo. Illustrations from original sketches all 3 vols 

Price: 150.00 CDN
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