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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
1 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek, Beetle, David H.
2 Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek
Beetle, David H.
Utica, New York North Country Books 1986 0932052142 / 9780932052148 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Reprint edition (1986) in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 183 pages / 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight rubbing to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025014

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
3 The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813
Berton, Pierre
Little, Brown 1980 0316092169 / 9780316092166 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine; blind-stamped decoration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps by Geoffrey Matthews. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (under 1/8"), price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. To a small number of American leaders in the summer of 1812, the invasion and annexation of Canada seemed to be, as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted, "a mere matter of marching." Yet two years later when this "War of 1812" was abandoned on the bloody banks of the River Raisin, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war, three entire American armies had been forced to surrender (one without every having fired a shot), and the British suddenly controlled all of Michigan as well as most of present-day Indiana and Ohio. In this vivid account of the war's first year and of the events leading up to it, Pierre Berton rescues a half-forgotten chapter from the story of Canadian-American relations and turns it into an engrossing, historically accurate narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on personal memoirs, soldiers' diaries, and official dispatches, berton portrays all sides of the men who fought the war. 026752

Price: 18.00 USD
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Larry of Lonesome Lake, Bindloss, Harold
4 Larry of Lonesome Lake
Bindloss, Harold
Frederick A. Stokes 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Gilt lettering & illustration are bright and unchipped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated endpapers. P/O name, address on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at head and heel of spine and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006418

Price: 30.00 USD
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Maps & Dreams, Brody, Hugh
5 Maps & Dreams
Brody, Hugh
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52104-8 / 9780394521046 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark to top page edges. 297 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very light edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Eighteen-month journey into the Canadian sub-arctic, exploring the culture of the native people as well as the geography. 8 vo.. Adventure. 007860

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Walton Boys in High Country, Burton, Hal
6 The Walton Boys in High Country
Burton, Hal
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Robert Doremus, Illustrator 
Clean bright book in clean original dust jacket. Brown boards with white and darker brown illustration on cover (western saddle against a backdrop of snow covered mountains). No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with red text block edges. Pages are slightly tanned. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. 250 pages + 2 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Illustrated jacket is clean and bright, no chips, two very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whitman Publishing, number 2357. The Walton boys fly to Canada for a visit to Cousin George's Z-Bar-X ranch, only to find that cousin George has mysteriously disappeared. 025021

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment, Chambers, E. T. D.
7 The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment
Chambers, E. T. D.
New York Harper & Brothers 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, first edition. Green cloth boards with darker green, red and silver fish decoration on cover, fishing hook and fly design on spine, stamped gold lettering. Very slight browning to spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Fifteen illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Decorated title page. Preface by the author. 357 pages with index. An extended investigation of the Ouananiche (a salmon of landlocked populations living in lakes in Labrador and Newfoundland). 025433

Price: 125.00 USD
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Elijah Of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
8 Elijah Of Buxton
Christopher Paul Curtis
Scholastic Press 2007 0439023440 / 9780439023443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Winner of both the Coretta Scott King Award and Newberry Honor medal. As new book and dust jacket. Very clean unworn boards with tight binding, all pages and edges clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages + 3 pages "Author's Note." Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with two foil medal awards on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eleven year old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled. 026685

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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
9 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Bride Goes North, Comfort, Marie A.
10 A Bride Goes North
Comfort, Marie A.
New York Carlton Press 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "To my good friend - Marie A. Comfort." Illustrations by Ruth Nincehelser. 154 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), very small shallow chips at upper spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Margaret and Merritt Comfort who set off on a cold November day in 1895 on their way as home missionaries to the pioneer families in the Parry Sound district of Northern Canada, as told by their daughter. 022401

Price: 20.00 USD
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High Towers, Costain, Thomas B.
11 High Towers
Costain, Thomas B.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold coat of arms on cover, black title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Tiny bit of fading at extreme top edge of spine (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 403 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear, one closed tear at rear spine fold (1-1/2"). Spine has faded, but all lettering is clear and legible. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A magnificent historical romance chronicling the adventures of the fabulous Le Moyne family of Montreal who became the hoeroes of French Canada and founded the storied city of New Orleans." 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009434

Price: 15.00 USD
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Greenhorns in Blue Pastures, Cox, Harold R. W.
12 Greenhorns in Blue Pastures
Cox, Harold R. W.
New York Smith & Durrell 1945 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Lucina Smith Wakefield, Ilustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with light blue lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Lucina Smith Wakefield. 162 pgs. A memoir of life on Coster Island (between Vancouver Island and the west coast of Canada). 8vo. Memoir. 012340

Price: 10.00 USD
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The River's End - A New Story of God's Country, Curwood, James Oliver
13 The River's End - A New Story of God's Country
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in tattered dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription in light pencil neatly written on front free endpaper with date (1924). Four illustrations by Dean Cornwell. 303 pages. Illustrated jacket is clean, slightly age-toned, missing large piece at base of spine, has corner and edge wear. Story of adventure and romance with the Royal Mounted Police of Canada. 026623

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Habitant, Drummond, William Henry
14 The Habitant
Drummond, William Henry
New York / London G. P. Putnam's 1897 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Frederick Simpson Coburn, Illustrator 
Clean green clothboards with unchipped gold lettering and gold portrait of a pipe-smoking man on cover, gold lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some fraying to top and bottom spine edges. Pages and edges are clean; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper which has caused some browning to preliminaries from offset reaction. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations by Frederick Simpson Coburn; Introduction by Louis Frechette. 137 pp. 020741

Price: 25.00 USD
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American Vineyards, Ensrud, Barbara
15 American Vineyards
Ensrud, Barbara
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 1988 1556700105 / 9781556700101 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, crisp white lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, all pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with 200 exquisite full color photographs, black and white photographs, 223 pages with index, appendix, glossary of wine grapes, map. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A journey through this continent's small regional wineries from Connecticut to California, capturing the romance and pioneering spirit that characterizes the growing number of winemakers in the United States, Mexico and Canada. 027290

Price: 25.00 USD
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Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America, Fernald, Merritt Lyndon and Alfred Charles Kinsey (Revised by Reed C. Rollins)
16 Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America
Fernald, Merritt Lyndon and Alfred Charles Kinsey (Revised by Reed C. Rollins)
New York Harper & Row 1958 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Revised Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight, very slightly skewed, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (one instance of underlining on pp. 324, 325) with clean endpapers - tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Well illustrated with drawings and photographs. 452 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A complete, illustrated guide for the United States and Canada east of the Great Plains. 027279

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Silence of the North, Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
17 The Silence of the North
Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
New York Crown 1972 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean golden endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 209 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023532

Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Boughs Bend Over
French, Maida Parlow
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Canadian in original dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket has light chipping at top and bottom of spine, small closed edge tears (1/2" and under). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An epic story of an early Canadian settlement. 007634

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Beauty of Humanity Movement, Gibb, Camilla
19 The Beauty of Humanity Movement
Gibb, Camilla
Canada Doubleday Canada 2010 0385663226 / 9780385663229 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale blue boards with yellow cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. Author inscription and signature on title page: "To Jamie - with much admiration, Camilla." 297 pages. Crisp, clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in contemporary Vietnam, the story of a country undergoing momentous change, and a story that transforms our notion of how family is defined--not always by bloodlines but by the heart. 024641

Price: 20.00 USD
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Perpetual Motion, Gibson, Graeme
20 Perpetual Motion
Gibson, Graeme
Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. St Martins Pr 1983 0-312-60132-8 / 9780312601324 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 283 pgs. Clean dustjacket has one 3/4" closed tear at base of rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Set in southern Ontario in the late 19th century, this novel chronicles the fortunes of a man driven by the idea of inventing a perpetual motion machine. 8 Vo. Fiction. 012232

Price: 14.00 USD
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