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Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley, Ames, Mary Leslely
1 Ames, Mary Leslely Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley
New York And London G.P. Putnam's Sons 1909 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue grey covers with gilt print. Two volume set that is the Knickerbocker Press edition. Volume 2 has crack forming on exterior hinge but not severe. Vol 1 has 526 pages and 15 illustrations, Volume 2 has 562 pages with 15 illustrations and a full index for both volumes. Joseph Peter Lesley (17 September 1819 – 1 June 1903) was an American geologist. He spent three years assisting Henry D. Rogers in the first geological survey of Pennsylvania. He also graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary and was licensed to preach by the presbytery of Philadelphia. He made extensive and important researches in the coal, oil, and iron fields of the United States and Canada and became State geologist of Pennsylvania in 1874.His wife, Susan Inches Lesley (1823-1904), was the daughter of Judge Joseph Lyman, of Northampton, Massachusetts. She married Prof. Lesley in 1849, and devoted herself to the work of organized charities in Philadelphia." Wikipedia Scarce if not rare two volume set. ; Vol. 1 & 2; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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On a Nickel and a Prayer A personal outlook on the early days of the Medical School, Belanger, Leonard F.
2 Belanger, Leonard F. On a Nickel and a Prayer A personal outlook on the early days of the Medical School
Ottawa, Canada Ottawa University Of Ottawa Press 1978 0776680056 / 9780776680057 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback. See photo. ; Photographs, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Footholds for Faith's Feet In Song and Story, Boyle, W.H.W.
3 Boyle, W.H.W. Footholds for Faith's Feet In Song and Story
Toronto, Canada Book Steward of the Methodist Book 1891 Second Revised Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gold cloth flexible cover with gold print. Former owner's name stamped inside. Otherwise very good to fine condition. Contains writings of Wesley, Toplady, Addison, Cowper, M'Cheyne, and Doddridge. Scarce. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. The author/editor was pastor of the Presbyterian church in Lake Forest Illinois. He was responsible for starting the Young Mens Club around 1908 to give men and boys a place to play sports. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 132 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Notes on the Bradleys of L"Avenir, Bradley, Wesley Hyndman, Q.C.
4 Bradley, Wesley Hyndman, Q.C. Notes on the Bradleys of L"Avenir
North Hatley Author 1984 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue grey cover with gold lettering. Notes by author on the genealogy of O'Brollachain or Bradley (the English Name) from the common ancestor William Bradley (1800-1874) who came to Canada in 1832 from Ireland. One writer asserts that the family is descended from the Bradleys of Durham, England. Full appendix with names. Scarce if not Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 76 pages 
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Dawn Land   (Author Signed), Bruchac, Joseph
5 Bruchac, Joseph Dawn Land (Author Signed)
Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing 1993 155591134X / 9781555911348 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed, "For Carol, Joseph Bruchac". Excellent condition. Bruchac ( Native American Stories ) draws on an imaginative mix of Native American tradition and historical facts to craft this lyrical first novel, set about 10,000 years ago in the area now known as New England and the maritime provinces of Canada. As the Ice Age recedes, the People of the Dawn Land (the Abenaki) enjoy an idyllic existence, with people in 13 villages living in harmony with one another and with all creation. Their loyal dogs have an almost telepathic link to their human keepers. Then a mysterious threat darkens the horizon. Have the Cannibal Giants returned? The heroic Young Hunter is dispatched on a desperate, dangerous journey to meet the enemy, and takes with him a new technology, the bow. Fluidly and to poetic effect, Bruchac incorporates tales from the oral traditions of the Abenaki and other Northeastern tribes. ; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches; 332 pages; Signed by Author 
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Lazarre, Catherwood, Mary Hartwell
6 Catherwood, Mary Hartwell Lazarre
The Bolwen-Merrill Company 1901 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Andre Castaigne 
Handsome Red cover gold lettering. See Scan. There is a dust, but it is torn badlly. Has been covered with brodart cover. Mary Hartwell Catherwood (1847-1902) was an American writer of historical romances.Born in Ohio in 1847, she published both novels and short stories in periodicals such as Lippincott's Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, and the Atlantic Monthly. Due to Catherwood’s husband’s business, she traveled and lived throughout the Midwestern United States and developed her signature style of incorporating Midwestern culture, dialect, and local color into her texts. Although most of her novels and stories are set in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, some are also based in the area along the Canada–US border near Quebec and on colonial Mackinac Island. She died in Chicago, Illinois in 1902.; Illusstrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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To Him That Hath, A novel of the west today, Conner, Ralph
7 Conner, Ralph To Him That Hath, A novel of the west today
George H. Doran Company 1921 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Scarce 1st edition. Green cover with dark green lettering. Shows wear at edges and endpapers browning. Text clean and binding tight. Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 - October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada. Gordon was also at one time a master at Upper Canada College. He sold more than five million copies of his works in his lifetime,[1] and some of his works are still in print. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 291 pages 
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Glengarry School Days A story of early days in Glengarry, Connor, Ralph
8 Connor, Ralph Glengarry School Days A story of early days in Glengarry
Chicago Fleming H. Revell 1902 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book cover looks almost new. Spine text fading. Dust has chips around edges and has been covered with a Brodart archival sleeve. Cover of dust says First Edition, 50,000 copies. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 - October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada. Gordon was also at one time a master at Upper Canada College. He sold more than five million copies of his works in his lifetime,[1] and some of his works are still in print.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages 
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Gwen, An Idyll of the Canyon, Connor, Ralph
9 Connor, Ralph Gwen, An Idyll of the Canyon
New York Fleming H. Revell 1904 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original hardback edition not a reprint. Pictoral cover of mountain valley with gold lettering. Corners slightly dented and worn otherwise fine condition. Illustrations throughout. Book in archival sleeve for preservation. "Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 – October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United Church in Canada. " Wiki ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 94 pages 
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Sky Pilot a tale of the foothills, Connor, Ralph
10 Connor, Ralph Sky Pilot a tale of the foothills
Revell 1899 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gilt lettering. Corners dented. Text clean, binding tight. See Scan. Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 – October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada. Gordon was also at one time a master at Upper Canada College. He sold more than five million copies of his works in his lifetime,[1] and some of his works are still in print. (Wikipedia) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages 
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TREADING THE WINEPRESS (1st Edition), Connor, Ralph (pseudonym of Charles Gordon, 1860-1937)
11 Connor, Ralph (pseudonym of Charles Gordon, 1860-1937) TREADING THE WINEPRESS (1st Edition)
New York Doran 1925 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Grey cover with black type. Book looks almost new. Dust has minor chips at top and bottom of spine otherwise fine. Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor, (September 13, 1860 - October 31, 1937) was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada. Gordon was also at one time a master at Upper Canada College. He sold more than five million copies of his works in his lifetime,[1] and some of his works are still in print. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Scarce in this condition. ; pseudonym of Charles Gordon, 1860-1937; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 394 pages 
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A History of the Bahamas, Craton, Michael
12 Craton, Michael A History of the Bahamas
London Collins 1963 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Map endpapers. Dust and book in excellent condition. Michael Craton, who died in September 2016, was an English/Canadian historian who made a major contribution to the historiography of the English-speaking Caribbean. He was born in London in 1931, and educated at Christ's Hospital in Horsham, West Sussex, and at University College London, where he graduated with a B.A. in History in 1955. He spent six years after graduation teaching at the Government High School in Nassau, The Bahamas, before emigrating to Canada in 1963, obtaining his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at McMaster University in Ontario. ; Photographs, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages 
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Small but Bountiful  Rice Lake Story - Gore's Landing, Ontario, Delaney, Lloyd J.
13 Delaney, Lloyd J. Small but Bountiful Rice Lake Story - Gore's Landing, Ontario
Ontario, CAnada L. J. Delaney 1983 0919333036 / 9780919333031 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Looks new. Inscribed and signed by author on endpaper. A history of the Episcopal church at Gore's Landing, Ontario and the surrounding area. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare signed copy.; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 107 pages; Signed by Author 
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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
14 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. Cover is sunfaded around edges. Dust in near fine condition and covered with mylar cover.There is an inscription to Betty & Bob on front endpaper signed by Doran. (poor handwriting but looks to be 1953) Looks as though Doran signed this book again in 1954 (clear handwriting) on next page with additional inscription. There is a third original signature by Doran under his photo opposite title page. A fourth notable addition is a signed letter from George Doran to a Betty Weber in Chicago with postal cancellation dated May 1944 from Prescott, Arizona where the author lived . In the letter he mentions he is sending his book Chronicles of Barabbas which he published in 1934. The letter, envelope, and news articles of his death were all inside this the 1952 edition. Doran mentions his friendship with the Weber's and it appears they kept his letter in their copy of this 1952 Chronicles of Barabbas. A very rare if not unique set of memoriablia from the life of George Doran. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. A very rare book and collection of memoriablia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages; Signed by Author 
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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
15 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages 
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The Light of Scarthey, Egerton, Castle.
16 Egerton, Castle. The Light of Scarthey
New York Frederick A. Stokes Co 1899 Fifth Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Red cover with gilt lettering and top edge. "Author's Autograph Edition, limited to one thousand copies, this copy no 889" Signed plate on front pastedown. Egerton Castle M.A., F.S.A. (12 March 1858 – 16 September 1920) was a Victorian era author, antiquarian, and swordsman, and an early practitioner of reconstructed historical fencing, as well as the captain of the British épée and sabre teams at the 1908 Olympics.[1] He was born in London into a wealthy family; his maternal grandfather was the publishing magnate and philanthropist Egerton Smith.[2] He was a lieutenant in the Second West India Regiment and afterwards a captain in the Royal Engineers Militia. He was also an expert on bookplates and a keen collector. Egerton Castle co-authored many novels with his wife, Agnes (née Sweetman) (Wikipedia); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
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William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island and His Descendants, in Two Volumes, Graves, Ross
17 Graves, Ross William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island and His Descendants, in Two Volumes
Prince Edward Island Harold B. Schurman 1973 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Two volume set.Dust has chips and tears, but now in mylar protective cover. A complete history and genealogy of William Shurman who was a Canadaian loyalist refugee from New Rochelle, New York and settled in Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia. Comprehensive name index. Scarce if not rare. Heavy set. 
Price: 579.97 USD
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18 Headley, John W Confederate Operations in Canada and New York
Time-Life Books 1984 0809442833 / 9780809442836 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Beautiful blue leather with gilt edges. Decorative end papers. Looks new. Clean tight binding. These are exact reprints of the 1870-90's editions and revised in this printing from the 1980's. Excellent references and account of the Civil War. Original set was 30 volumes of which this was one. ; Collector's Library of the Civil War; 8.30 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 480 pages 
Price: 6.97 USD
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19 Headley, John W. Confederate Operations in Canada and New York
Time Life 1984 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Beautiful blue leather with gilt edges. Decorative end papers. Looks new. Clean tight binding. These are exact reprints of the 1870-90's editions and revised in this printing from the 1980's. Excellent references and account of the Civil War. Original set was 30 volumes of which this was one. ; Collector's library of the Civil War; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Daniel Lectures on Daniel the Prophet, Ironside, H. A
20 Ironside, H. A Daniel Lectures on Daniel the Prophet
Neptune City, NJ Loizeaux Bros 1968 Second Edition; Twentieth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust in excellent condition and covered in mylar cover.. Has fold out chart. Former owners name in front. Henry Allen "Harry" Ironside (October 14, 1876-January 15, 1951) was a Bible teacher, preacher, pastor, and author in the late 19th- and early 20th centuries.Ironside was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to John and Sophia (Stafford) Ironside, who were both active in the Plymouth Brethren. At birth, Harry was thought to be dead, so the attending nurses focused their attention on Sophia, who was dangerously ill. Only when a pulse was detected in Harry, 40 minutes later, was an attempt made to resuscitate the infant. When Harry was two years old, his father, John, died of typhoid, at the age of 27. From a very early age, Ironside showed a strong interest in evangelical Christianity and was active in the Salvation Army as a teenager before later joining the "Grant" section of the Plymouth Brethren.The family then moved to Los Angeles, California, on December 12, 1886, and finding no Sunday school there for him to attend, Harry started his own at age 11. Gathering old burlap bags, Harry and his childhood friends sewed them together, producing a burlap tent that could accommodate up to 100 people. Unable to find an adult teacher, Ironside himself did the teaching, with attendance averaging 60 children - and a few adults - each week.In 1888, well-known evangelist Dwight L. Moody preached at a campaign in Los Angeles, with meetings held at Hazard's Pavilion,[1][2] (later known as "Temple Pavilion") which could seat up to 4,000. This inspired Ironside, who hoped to also be able to preach to such crowds one day. In 1889, after a visit from evangelist Donald Munro, Ironside became convinced that he was not "born again," and so gave up preaching at his Sunday school, spending the next six months wrestling with this spiritual problem. After an evening of prayer, in February 1890, Ironside, at age 13, accepted Christ. As he is quoted as saying years later, "I rested on the Word of God and confessed Christ as my Savior." Ironside then returned to preaching, winning his first convert. Though he was taunted at school, he was undeterred from his mission to win souls. Later that year, his mother remarried, to William D. Watson. Ironside graduated from the eighth grade, began working as a part-time cobbler, and decided he had enough education (he never attended school again, which he later regretted).During the days, young Ironside worked full-time at a photography studio, and at night he preached at Salvation Army meetings, becoming known as the "boy preacher." At age 16, he left the photography business and became a preacher full-time with the Salvation Army. Commissioned a Lieutenant in the Salvation Army, Ironside was soon preaching over 500 sermons a year around Southern California. At 18, the grueling schedule had taken its toll on his health, and Ironside resigned from the Salvation Army, entering the Beulah Rest Home to recuperate.In 1896, at 20, he moved to San Francisco, becoming associated again with the Plymouth Brethren. While there, he began helping at British evangelist Henry Varley's meetings, and there met pianist Helen Schofield, daughter of a Presbyterian pastor in Oakland, California. The two soon married. In 1898, Ironside's mother died, and less than a year later, Harry and Helen's first son, Edmond Henry was born. The family moved across the bay to Oakland, where Harry resumed a nightly preaching schedule. They resided there until 1929.In 1903, Ironside accepted his first East Coast preaching invitation, but on returning, the family only had enough funds to make it as far as Salt Lake City, Utah, where he spent the next ten days doing street preaching. Just as the last of their money for a hotel ran out, they received an anonymous envelope with $15, enough to return to Oakland. In 1905, a second son, John Schofield Ironside, was born.During this time, Ironside also began his career as a writer, publishing several Bible commentary pamphlets. In 1914, he rented a storefront and established the Western Book and Tract Company, which operated successfully until the depression in the late 1920s. From 1916 to 1929, Ironside preached almost 7,000 sermons to over 1.25 million listeners. In 1918, he was associated with evangelist George McPherson; and in 1924, Ironside began preaching under the direction of the Moody Bible Institute. In 1926, he was invited to a full-time faculty position at the Dallas Theological Seminary, which he turned down, although he was frequently a visiting lecturer there from 1925 to 1943. After a series of sermons presented at the The Moody Church, in Chicago, he was invited to a one-year trial as head pastor there in 1929. Almost every Sunday that he preached there, the 4,000 seat church was filled to capacity. While there, he continued traveling to other US cities during the week for preaching engagements. In 1932, he expanded his travels internationally. Ironside preached the 1935 funeral of Billy Sunday, at Moody Church. In 1938, he toured England, Scotland and Ireland, preaching 142 times to crowds of upwards of 2,000. In 1942, he also became president of the missionary organization, Africa Inland Mission.; Lectures on Daniel the Prophet; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 253 pages 
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