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Letters, Memoirs, Papers, Diaries

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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), ADAIR, Lyle; ROBINS, Glenn
1 ADAIR, Lyle; ROBINS, Glenn 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)
U.S.A. Kent State Univ Press 2011 160635101X / 9781606351017 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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 weight 329g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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2 AITKEN, James - Editor English Letters of the XIX Century
UK Pelican 1946 First Pelican Edition Printed Wrappers VG+ Paperback 7" Tall 
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. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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3 ALCOTT, Louisa May Life, Letters and Journals
New York Grammercy Boooks 1995 0-517-12424-6 / 9780517124246 First Printing This Edition Cloth Fine About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New edition. 290pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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4 ALLINGHAM, William William Allingham's Diary
Carbondale Southern Illinois University Press 1967 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 ANONYMOUS The Diary of a U-boat Commander. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Etienne, and 18 illustrations ... by F.H. Mason
Australia Mountain Waters Pty Ltd 2012 148029313X / 9781480293137 Reprint Edition Card Wrappers As New Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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 sweetheart. An 'as new' copy - fresh and unmarked. 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 item weighs 318g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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6 BALDWIN, Stanley Service of Our Lives: Last Speeches as Prime Minister
London Hodder & Stoughton 1937 First Edition, Second Printing Cloth VG, or Better Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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7 BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volume 2
Toronto Champlain Society 1986 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine No Dustjacket [None Issued] Limted Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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. Weight, 1.28g. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volume 2
Toronto Champlain Society 1986 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine No Dustjacket [None Issued] Limted Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volumes 1 & 2
Toronto Champlain Society 1986 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine No Dustjacket [None Issued] Limted Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10 BEAVERBROOK, Lord William Maxwell Aitken Men and power, 1917-1918
London Hutchinson 1956 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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11 BEGG, Alexander; MORTON, W. L. - Editor Alexander Begg's Red River Journal and Other Papers Relative to the Red River Resistance of 1869-1870
Toronto Champlain Society 1956 First, Limited Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles Fine No Dustjacket [None Issued] Large 8vo 
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. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Letters 1928-1946, BERLIN, Isaiah; HARDY, Jenry
12 BERLIN, Isaiah; HARDY, Jenry Letters 1928-1946
USA Cambridge Univ Press 2004 052183368X / 9780521833684 First American Edition Cloth As New As New Hardcover Thick 8vo 
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. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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13 BLACKIE, John Stuart: WALKER, Archibald Stodart The letters of John Stuart Blackie to his wife : with a few earlier ones to his parents
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1909 First Edition Cloth Good to Very Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 BLAKISTON, Georgiana Lord William Russell and His Wife, 1815-1846
London John Murray 1972 0719522420 / 9780719522420 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles VG+  About VG Biography 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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].  
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 BONNYCASTLE, Richard H. G. A Gentleman Adventurer: The Arctic Diaries of R.H.G. Bonnycastle
Canada Lester & Orpen Dennys 1984 0886190746 / 9780886190743 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover Quarto 
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. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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16 BOWSFIELD, Hartwell The James Wickes Taylor Correspendence 1859-1870
Winnipeg Manitoba Recod Society 1968 First Edition Cloth About Fine VG Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Volume III: Manitoba Record Society Publications. Copy #129 of 750 copies [detailed on verso of title page]. Eleven years of the Correspondence of James Taylor Wickes, United States Consul to Canada in the City of Winnipeg. Li, 193pp. Ink name to ffep otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no appreciable wear to green cloth. Dustjacket shows slight wear and some sun-fading to spine. Weight, 610g. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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17 BROWN, Beatrice Curtis - Editor The Letters and Diplomatic Instructions of Queen Anne
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1968 Second Edition Cloth Fine VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
OCLC Number: 68833962. xvi, 452pp, photo portrait frontispiece. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean with a little, minor edge wear. Weight, 680g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 BROWN, Thomas Edward Letters of T. E. Brown
Liverpool University Press of Liverpool 1952 Fourth Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Collected letters of Manx poet, T. E. Brown [1837-1892]. Introductory Memoir by Sydney T. Irwin. 300pp, photo frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is nearly similar but with some top edge wear. Attractive copy. 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 weight 450g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Arctic Twilight: Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North, BUDGELL, Leonard
19 BUDGELL, Leonard Arctic Twilight: Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North
U.S.A. Blue Butterfly 2009 0978160010 / 9780978160012 First Edition Cloth Fine Near Fine Hardcover Thick 8vo 
Letters from an ex-Hudson's Bay employee describing life in the Canadian North from the 1920s to the 1980s. Edited and with an introduction by Claudia Coutu Radmore. 469 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh and 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly simlar with some very minor creasing to the edges of the rear panel. Weight, 915g.. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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20 BURNABY, Robert; McLEOD, Anne Burnaby;McGEACHIE, Pixie;Burnaby (B.C.) Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's Letters from Colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863
British Columbia City of Burnaby 2002 0969282850 / 9780969282853 First Edition, First Printing Card Wrappers As New Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Robert Burnaby - a pioneer of early British Columbia - his letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863. 199 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creasing. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 393g. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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