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The Diary of a Forty-Niner

By: CANFIELD, Chauncey - L. - Editor

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Turtle Point Press: 1992

Edition: First Trade Paperback Ed.

Seller ID: 30826

ISBN: 0962798738

Condition: VG+


Originally published in 1906. The diary "purported to be the experiences of Alfred T. Jackson, a pioneer miner who ... worked on Rock Creek, Nevada County, California". xxii, 193 p. : map ; 22 cm. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only small defect - a light top corner crease to the front wrapper. Weight, 300g. View more info

The Capel Letters: Being the Correspondence of Lady Caroline Capel and Her Daughters with the Dowager Countess of Uxbridge from Brussels and Switzerland, 1814-1817

By: CAPEL, Lady Caroline

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1955

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 19924

Condition: VG+


Edited by the Marquess of Anglesey, with an Introduction by Sir Arthur Bryant. 248pp, photo frontis, folding genealogical table. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is clean with a slightly darkened spine and a little edge wear. 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 520g 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 ... View more info

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: CARROLL, Andrew - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 12073

ISBN: 0-7432-0294-5

Condition: As New


Collection of letters from American soldiers at war from the Civil War to Bosnia. Introduction by Douglas Brinkley. 493pp. Mint copy, as new. Weight, 770g. View more info

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Cheadle's Journal : of Trip Across Canada 1862-1863

By: CHEADLE, Viscount Walter B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Canada, TouchWood Editions: 2010

Edition: First Printing, this Edition

Seller ID: 046537

ISBN: 1926741072

Condition: About Fine


Tells the author's story of travelling with Lord Milton, as they journeyed along the uncharted Yellowhead route in 1862-63 in Canada. 'Classics West collection'. xix, 290 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, bery nearly 'as new'. Weight, 412g. View more info

The Civil War Notebook of Daniel Chisholm

By: CHISHOLM, Daniel

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Yotrk, Orion Books: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 036869

ISBN: 0517571609

Condition: Fine


A Chronicle of Daily Life in the Union Army 1864-1865. Edited by W. Springer Menge and J. August Shimrak. 1st printing, 8vo, 202pp. Hardcover in blue and buff cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Fine copy, nearly as new. Weight, 564g. View more info

Gesammelte Briefe

By: CHOPIN, Frederic: VON GUTTRY, Aleksander

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Munchen, Georg Muller: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32317

Condition: Very Good


OCLC: 12779692. German language text. letter and correspondence of musician Frederic Chopin [1810-1849]. 464pp, inhalt. Clean, unmarked interior. Some foxing to first and last few pages. Tight, square binding No wear to cloth but with slight foxing. Weight, 860g. View more info

Civil War Marine : a diary of the Red River expedition, 1864

By: CHURCH, Frank Linnaeus; JONES, James P.; KEUCHEL, Edward F.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps: 1975

Edition: First Edition [?]

Seller ID: 048592

Condition: About Fine


The journal of Frank L. Church edited and annotated by James P. Jones and Edward F. Keuchel. 89pp, illustrated, NO map present nor any sign of a pocket ever present. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sound, stapled binding, bright unmarked wrappers. Near new condition. Weight, 222g. View more info

Secret Session Speeches

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1946

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 046116

Condition: Near Fine


This is the first Canadian edition, the only printing of the seventh and final volume of Churchill's war speeches. It contains speeches delivered to Secret Sessions of The House of Commons from 1940 to 1943. The five speeches of major importance, are : The Fall of France (June 20, 1940); Parliament in the Air Raids (September 17, 1940); The Battle of the Atlantic (June 25, 1941); The Fall of Signapore (April 23, 1942); Admiral Darlan and the North Atlantic Landings (December 10, 1942). 108pp. Interior is very bright, very clean and unmarked. The binding is tight and square, the ghinges sound. ... View more info

William Clayton's journal : a daily record of the journey of the original company of "Mormon" pioneers from Nauvoo, Illinois to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake

By: CLAYTON, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., L.K. Taylor Pub. Co.: 1973

Edition: Reprint of 1921

Seller ID: 10673

Condition: Fine


William Clayton's journal : a daily record of the journey of the original company of "Mormon" pioneers from Nauvoo, Illinois to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. x, 376, [27] p. : port. ; 19 cm. OCLC Number: 746102328. An 'as new' copy - bright, still fesh and unmarked. No wear to the cloth. Tight, square binding. View more info

Letters & Documents

By: CONGREVE, William; HODGES, John C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042168

Condition: Fine


Letters of William Congreve, 1670-1729. Collected & edited by John C. Hodges. xxii, 295 p. ports., facsim. 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked cpy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shos light wear and has a couple of tiny lost pieces, one at head of spine, one to the fore-edge. Scan available. Weight, 708g. View more info

Journa of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean

By: COOK, Captain James: RICKMAN, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Readex Microprint: 1966

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 039876

Condition: About Fine


Facsimile reprint of the 1781 edition. [396pp], frontis illustration, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a tight, square binding. Bound in dark green faux leather with light blue title label to spine. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 730g. View more info

Wartime Letters Home

By: COOPER, Lois Jean

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Nepean, ON, Canada, Borealis/Tecumseh Presses Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037993

ISBN: 0888873026

Condition: As New


World War II memoir of service with the Canadian Red Cross in Europe of Lois Jean Cooper. xi, 349 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - very bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. 'As New'. Weight, 512g. View more info

The Noel Coward Diaries

By: COWARD, Noel

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09672

ISBN: 0-316-69550-5

Condition: Near Fine


Edited by Graham Payn and Sheridan Morley. 698pp. Bright, almost fresh copy. Sound binding, no wear to cloth. Bright dustjacket without wear. View more info

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Victorian Diaries: The Daily Lives of Victorian Men and Women

By: CREATON, Heather

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley/Octopus Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1320

ISBN: 1840003596

Condition: About Fine


The book features extracts from the diaries of people such as a headmaster, a stonemason, a young single woman, an actor, a newly wed etc., and gives interesting insights into the everyday lives of ordinary Victorians. 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, inside and outside. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 530g. View more info

The Creevey Papers

By: CREEVEY, THomas; GORE, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1963

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1058

Condition: Fine


Historical memoirs of English Whig politician, Thomas Creevey, 1768-1838. Book consisting partly of Creevey's own journals and partly of correspondence, giving a lively and valuable picture of the political and social life of the late Georgian era, are characterized by an almost Pepysian outspokenness.viii, 280pp, photo illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square bidning and no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and clkean with some slight edge wear. Weight, 450g. View more info

At the Court of Napoleon : Memoirs of the Duchesse d'Abrante`s

By: D'ABRANTES, Duchesse - 1784-1838

Price: $12.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Doubleday: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1731

ISBN: 0385266391

Condition: Fiine


Fasinating view from the inside of the Court of the Emperor Napoleon. `Translation of: Memoires`. Introduction by Olivier Bernier ; foreword by Katell le Bourhis. xii, 387 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. This is an `as new` copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 758g. View more info

For Your Eye Alone: Letters, 1976-1995

By: DAVIES, Robertson; GRANT, Judith Skelton

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 22634

ISBN: 0771035411

Condition: Fine


Selection of the letters of Robertson Davies when he was at the height of his fame. 402pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, near new. Weight, 770g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell: Their Correspondence

By: DENT, Alan - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13877

Condition: VG+


Letters between G. B. Shaw and Mrs Patrick Campbell between 1899 and 1940. 339pp. Book is clean with a sound binding. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips etc. [470g] View more info

Personal Letters of a Public Man: The Family Letters of John G. Diefenbaker

By: DIEFENBAKER, John G.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, Arcadia House/Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15033

ISBN: 0-385-25005-3

Condition: Fine


Edited by Thad McIlroy with an Introduction by J. L. Granatstein. The private correspondence of Canadian Prime Minister and Politician, John G. Diefenbaker. 255pp, photo illustrated. Book is bright and clean. Sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is similar but with a little light dge wear. Weight, 570g. View more info

The Letters of King George III

By: DOBREE, Bonamy - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1968

Edition: First Printing of New Edition

Seller ID: 036040

Condition: Fine


First published in 1935. The Editor selected a series of letters, many of them previously unpublished, from a vast mass of material. 293pp, frontis portrait. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Bright cloth showing no wear. Nearly similar unclipped dustjacket. Nearly 'as new'. Weight, 496g. View more info