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They Have Left Us Here to Die: The Civil War Prison Diary of Sgt. Lyle G. Adair, 111th U.S. Colored Infantry (Civil War in the North)

By: ADAIR, Lyle; ROBINS, Glenn

Price: $17.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Kent State Univ Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 052276


An edited and annotated version of the diary of Segeant Lyle G. Adair of the 111th United States Colorored Troops, Union Army, who spent time as a Prisoner of the Confederate Army in five differentCamps. xii, 123pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy -bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked w... View more info

English Letters of the XIX Century

By: AITKEN, James - Editor

Price: $4.00

Publisher: UK, Pelican: 1946

Edition: First Pelican Edition

Seller ID: 052801


A selection of letters from literary figures of 19th century England. 188pp. Clean, unmarked copy, interior pages browned. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Pelican A164. Weight, 101g. Many items under 500g qualify for inexpensive Lettermail Rates within Canada. Items under 250g qualify for similar rates to the USA. View more info

Life, Letters and Journals

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grammercy Boooks: 1995

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 10543


Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New edition. 290pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. View more info

William Allingham's Diary

By: ALLINGHAM, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14007


Diary of Anglo-Irish, Victoria poet, William Allingham. First published in 1907. Introduction by Geoffrey Grigson. 404pp, photo frontis. Bright copy with a sound binding. book is almost 'a new'. Dustjacket has very minor edge wear, generally bright and clean. View more info

The Diary of a U-boat Commander. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Etienne, and 18 illustrations ... by F.H. Mason

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Australia, Mountain Waters Pty Ltd: 2012

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 052807


First published in the U. K. in 1920. This is an Australian reprint from 2012. 219pp, illustrated. No author is shown in this edition however I believethat it was Lieutenant-zu-See Karl Von Schenk of U-boat 122. A fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also is a reminder there were humans involved, on both sides of the action, as readers discover the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweeth... View more info

Service of Our Lives: Last Speeches as Prime Minister

By: BALDWIN, Stanley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1937

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 039084


Fourth volume of Baldwin's speeches, published separately. Book is tight and clean. Only defect is a tiny corner clip to ffep. DJ is somewhat worn with moderate edge wear and rubbing. Weight, 392g. View more info

The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volume 2

By: BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19929


Second volume only of a two volume publication. This volume comprises the fourth, fifth and six journals of Captain Bayfield, from January 1841 through December 1853. This is copy #100 of a limited edition of 1250 copies. x, 517pp, ilustrated, maps. Mint copy, pages unopened. Bright, fresh interior and exterior. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This ite... View more info

The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volume 2

By: BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045289


Second volume only of a two volume publication. This volume comprises the fourth, fifth and six journals of Captain Bayfield, from January 1841 through December 1853. This is copy #1225 of a limited edition of 1250 copies. x, 517pp, ilustrated, maps. Mint copy, pages unopened. Bright, fresh interior and exterior. Weight, 1.28g. View more info

The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volumes 1 & 2

By: BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046571


Two volume set comprising all six journals of Captain Bayfield, from July 1829 through December 1853. This is copy #1019 of a limited edition of 1350 copies. cx, 402pp, xxvi + x, 517pp, illustrated, maps. Top edges gilt. Internally, very fine and unmarked. Both bindings are tight and square and there is no wear to the red cloth. Slight rubbing to the head of the spines. Weight, 2.535kg. View more info

Men and power, 1917-1918

By: BEAVERBROOK, Lord William Maxwell Aitken

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040765


Memoirs of Lord Beaverbrook covering just the years 1917 -1918 in the First World War. xlii, 447pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is complete, front is clean, with photo portrait by Karsh, but with edge wear, tiny, lost chips etc. Weight, 743g. View more info

Alexander Begg's Red River Journal and Other Papers Relative to the Red River Resistance of 1869-1870

By: BEGG, Alexander; MORTON, W. L. - Editor

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1956

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 24200


Publications of the Champlain Society XXXIV. Limited Edition of 600 copies, 55o numbered, of which this is #383. 636pp, xvi, frontis, illustrated, map, appendix, index. Very bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Very sound, tight binding. Flawless red cloth boards with bright gilt titles and decoration.Heavy book weighing 1.28kg. View more info

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Letters 1928-1946

By: BERLIN, Isaiah; HARDY, Jenry

Price: $14.50

Publisher: USA, Cambridge Univ Press: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043150


First volume of the letters of Sir Isaiah Berlin [1909-1997], covering the years 1928-1946. xlviii, 755 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. A completely 'as new' copy excepting the remainder mark to the lower edge. Very heavy book for shipping weighing 1.322kg. View more info

The letters of John Stuart Blackie to his wife : with a few earlier ones to his parents

By: BLACKIE, John Stuart: WALKER, Archibald Stodart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037500


Letters of John Stuart Blackie (28 July 1809 - 2 March 1895), a Scottish scholar and man of letters. Selected by his nephew A. S. Walker. 410pp, portraits. 23 cm tall. Clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Old bookplate to fpde. Some wear to edges of cloth. One lower corner bump. Slight rubbing and soiling. Weight, 734g. View more info

Lord William Russell and His Wife, 1815-1846

By: BLAKISTON, Georgiana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21997


Largely hitherto unpublished letters and diaries of the Russell Family, 1815-1846. 566pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean unmarked copy with a sound binding. No appreciable wear to cloth. Unclipped dusjacket is also bright and clean with minor wear to head of spine. Weight, 1kg [unpacked]. View more info

A Gentleman Adventurer: The Arctic Diaries of R.H.G. Bonnycastle

By: BONNYCASTLE, Richard H. G.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25472


Account of the author's experience in Northern Canada as an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company between 1928 and 1931. Edited and compiled by Heather Robertson. 217, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Binding is tight nd square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 795g. View more info