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Mariner at the Gates.

By: Brophy, Liam.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Franciscan Herald Press: 1965

Seller ID: 11640

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm; 140 pp. Green cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. A fictionalized biography of Christopher Columbus written for children. Library markings consist of a catalogue number on the lower spine and library attachments on the back end papers. Otherwise, clean with a sound binding and minor shelf wear to the externals. View more info

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Little People Across the Seas.

By: Cameron, K. A.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: London, UK., Mcdougall's Educational Co.:

Seller ID: 7822

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13.5 cm.; 160 pp. No copyright date. One of the "Life and Progress of the World" series from McDougall's. An early elementary geography text with black and white photographs and coloured illustrations. The coloured illustrations and b/w photographs are all on a coated stock. Brown cloth-covered boards with black lettering on front and spine. The board edges and tips/corners are worn. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The binding is solid and the interior is clean aside from some age darkening to the paper. View more info

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St. Anthony: Doctor of the Church.

By: Clasen OFM., Sophronius.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Franciscan Herald Press.: 1973

Seller ID: 29892

ISBN: 0819904589

Condition: Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; ix - 106 pp. Translated from the German of 1960, "Antonius, Diener des Evangeliums und der Kirche" by Ignatius Brady OFM in 1961 and published as "St. Anthony: Doctor of the Gospel". This is a later soft cover edition with the title change. Four pages of black and white photographs. Two page chronological table at the back. List of passages of interest on the first (half title) page by a previous owner with asterisks in the margins next to the passages in the text. The book show very mild wear to the externals though the spine is faded as are the margins of... View more info

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Queenie, the Bronco

By: Cory, Harper

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, England, University of London Press Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1447

Condition: Very Good-


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 80 pp. Green linen on card stock with black lettering on the front cover. Fore edge corners of front cover are worn with a slight curl. Fore/tail edge corner has a 3" dog ear crease. Book is a single signature with two stitches. One of the 'Wild Life Ways' by Cory. These were designed as supplementary readers for juniour school. Stated first printing - September, 1935. Illustrations are b/w line drawings. View more info

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Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet.

By: Eggleston, Edward and Lillie Eggleston Seelye.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company.: 1878

Seller ID: 32378

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 332 pp. Subtitle reads: Including sketches of George Rogers Clark, Simon Kenton, William Henry Harrison, Cornstalk, Blackhoof, Bluejacket, the Shawnee Logan, and others famous in the frontier wars of Tecumseh's time. Part of the Famous American Indians series. Eggleston (1837-1902) was an American historian and novelist; Lillie was his daughter who was a writer as well. This history is written for juvenile readers. Four page Appendix at the end with the bibliographic sources used to write this history. Blue decorated boards with some soiling and edgewear, former owners' nam... View more info

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The Long March, The Choctaw's Gift to Irish Famine Relief.

By: Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Berkeley, California., Tricycle Press / Ten Speed Press.: 2001

Seller ID: 32067

ISBN: 1582460655

Condition: Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; Unpaginated. Choctaw editing and Foreword by Gary WhiteDeer. A true tale simplified for young readers of the Choctaw collection of $170 in 1847 to send to the starving Irish during their Famine. In it is told the tragedy of the tribe's own tragedy, the Long March. A universal story of overcoming bitterness. Finely drawn b/w illustrations. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Thy Will Be Done: A Spiritual Portrait of Terence Cardinal Cooke.

By: Groeschel CFR., Benedict J. and Terrence L. Weber.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Alba House: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29546

ISBN: 0818905913

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xx - 276 pp. Off-white cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt crest on the front board. Preface by John Cardinal O'Connor. The book shows a whisper of shelf wear to the head of the spine and is otherwise clean with a tight binding. The unclipped dust jacket has very mild wear to the edges and one small closed tear (1 cm) in the head on the back at the spine. Not a biography in the strict sense but more of an account of the spiritual life of Cardinal Cooke who served both God and his flock with a love and ardour rooted in his love for Jesus. Nine pa... View more info

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I Learn to Knit to Dress my Doll, Primrose.

By: Lamarque, D'Eliane.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Laines du Pingouin / Editions Willer.:

Seller ID: 32705

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24 x 18 cm.; 32 pp. Stiff board covers with full colour front in a saddle stapled binding (3 staples) and covered on the interior with blue and white paper imprinted with the penguin (Pingouin) motif. No date of publication or printing is given though most likely in the late 1940's to the mid 1950's. This English edition was distributed in America by Adrien Mey and Company of New York. Translated from the French by Dee T. Bass. Pages 2 to 15 are "The story of my doll Primrose" with full colour ilustrations followed by 17 pages of knitting instructions well illustrated with black ... View more info

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In Search of a Homeland: The Story of the Aeneid.

By: Lively, Penelope. (Virgil).

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia., Raincoast Books.: 2001

Seller ID: 31329

ISBN: 1551924315

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; 120 pp. For the juvenile reader, this is a retelling of the story of Virgil's The Aeneid by one of England's most distinguished writers of fiction for both adults and children; richly illustrated by Ian Andrew. Aeneas flees the burning city of Troy and sails the seas searching for a new homeland for his people. Large format paperback in an unread and as-new condition with a whisper of wear to fore corners of the covers. View more info

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Brave Boys of Old Fort Ticonderoga.

By: Lonergan, Carroll Vincent.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Ticonderoga, New York., The Royal Order of Colonial Guardsman.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29222

ISBN: 0932334571

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 192 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. A secondary publisher is listed on the copyright page, "Heart of the Lakes Publishing" from Interlaken, New York. No additional printings are noted. Mapped end papers, illustrated with black and white drawings by C. Wolff and with a 47 page pictorial addendum of black and white reproductions, photographs and drawings. From the title page: "A young people's story of the Burgoyne Invasion, Fort Crown Point, Fort Ticonderoga, Skenesborough, Fort Anne, Old Saratoga, and the Iroquois and Algonquin Ind... View more info

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Faith: Can Man Still Believe?

By: Monden SJ., Louis.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: New York., Sheed & Ward.: 1970

Seller ID: 28933

ISBN: 836202236

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; vii - 243 pp. Light blue cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Translated by Joseph Donceel SJ. Twenty five pages of bibliographical notes of which 2 pages are a list of the abbreviations within the text. The library markings are a label ghost on the lower spine, book plate on the front paste down end paper and the library name stamped on the text block fore edge. The blue cloth is faded on the spine and the margins of the front board. The bottom fore corner of the spine is damaged as though chewed by a mouse perhaps searching for the answers to questions ab... View more info

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Visible Signs of the Gospel: Messages of John Paul II on Consecrated Life.

By: Pope John Paul II.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts., St. Paul Editions.: 1983

Seller ID: 29587

ISBN: 0819880019

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17.5 x 11 cm.; 304 pp. Compiled and indexed by the Daughters of St. Paul and taken from the English edition of L'Osservatore Romano. Twelve page index at the back. The covers show mild wear and moderate scuffing, otherwise very clean with a tight binding. View more info

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I Call You Friends.

By: Radcliffe OP., Timothy.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Novalis.: 2003

Seller ID: 29184

ISBN: 2895075034

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm; vii - 350 pp. The first part (there are 4) was first published in French as "Je vous appelle amis" in 1999 while the remaining 3 parts were first published in 2001 and this edition is the Canadian reprint. Part one is a series of interviews in which Fr. Radcliffe writes of his own life, from a privileged life and education at Downside to his calling to a life of poverty as a Domincan friar The remaining 3 parts are a series of addresses and talks on Christian Commitment, Mission and Living the Gospel which he has given to a wide range of audiences. Previous owner's... View more info

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Our Christian Faith: Answers for the Future.

By: Rahner, Karl and Karl-Heinz Weger.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: 1981

Seller ID: 29528

ISBN: 0824500008

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xi - 179 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the German edition of 1980, "Was sollen wir noch glauben?' by Francis McDonagh. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the book shows mild wear to the spine tips, else clean with a tight binding. The dust jacket has mild edge wear and light, general scuffing. View more info

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Learning Numbers.

By: Stein, Dr. H. L.; Dr. John W. Gilles; Eric Hodgson; Dr. A. F. Deverell.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., John C. Winston Company.: 1954

Seller ID: 30672

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 346 pp. Second book of the Winston Arithmetics series for elementary schools, Canadian version. Some illustrations are in full colour. Cloth-covered boards are soiled with a black ink splat on the front cover, school's name handwritten on front endpaper, a few finger smudges on endpapers; pages clean (appear to be unused) and binding sturdy. View more info

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Westward to the Americas.

By: Tanser, H. A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Longmans, Green & Company.: 1954

Seller ID: 30678

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; ix - 278 pp. A school history textbook written for Grade 6 by Tanser, Superintendent of Schools, Chatham, Ontario. Pictorial endpapers. Cloth-covered boards have some soiling and light edgewear, bit of soiling and some pencil bracketing on a couple of pages in text; binding sturdy. View more info

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Westward to the Americas.

By: Tanser, H. A.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Longmans, Green & Company.: 1961

Seller ID: 30679

Condition: Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; ix - 278 pp. First published in 1954, this is a later printing of the revised edition. A school history textbook written for Grade 6 by Tanser, Superintendent of Schools, Chatham, Ontario. Pictorial endpapers. Cloth-covered boards have a sunned spine and light edgewear, soiled text block edges, some pencil marks and finger smudges in text; binding sturdy. View more info

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Our Good Neighbors in Soviet Russia.

By: West,Wallace and James P. Mitchell.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Noble and Noble.: 1945

Seller ID: 30673

Condition: Good


8vo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; ix - 273 pp. An American view of the USSR just after WWII written for school children. Cloth-covered boards soiled, edgeworn, with remnants of a spine sticker, school notation on front free endpaper and library pocket removed on back free endpaper. A worn copy but, I think, not read as the text pages are very clean. View more info