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1 A.L.O.C. SMITH, William W. A Lady of Canada Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier
Warren Press, Bston, 1903, 
A.L.O.C. The Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier. Boston : The Warren Press, 1903. Pp (2),[3]-198,(2), frontispiece portrait + 3 plates.8vo, maroon cloth, single rule blindstamped border, gilt lettering to fron t board and spine. A.L.O.C. stands for A Lady of Canada. "The publication of this book has been with the approval of some of the best thinkers on the temperance question, and we doubt not that its careful perusal by all who read it will prove a stimulus in connection with the cause of temperance, and if they are timid or hesitating will cause them to become decisive in thenoble work for humanity. It is a well-known fact that the grand old County of Brome is one of the banner counties in every thing which is helpful to the cause of morality, and we hereby offer a fraternal hand to all our co-workers in the Dominion, and pray God's blessing may rest on every effort put forth that, whatever may be the private opinion they may entertain respecting the course pursued by the government, in order to ascertain the minds of the people on the prohibition question, they may not only pray right, but when the time presents itself may vote right. Notwithstanding the fact that a majority of the inhabitants of our county are true to prohibition principles, yet a minority would not hesitate, if possible, to repeal the ScottAct, as was evidenced in the dark plot which was enacted in our midst, but which could not be carried out until a rough from another country was hire d to commit the murderous assault, which was made on Mr. W. W. Smith, one of the most earnest temperance workers in the Province of Quebec, President of the Brome County Alliance for five terms in succession, and who is actively engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in our county, and saving from the sad consequences of the traffic the tempted and the fallen." (from the Introduction by J.H.F.). Light wear to spine ends and corners, wear to front outer hinge, brown stains to margins of 10 pages, circular blindstamp, else avery good, solid copy. 60.00

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Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. First Edition, ABUCAR, Mohamed
2 ABUCAR, Mohamed Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. First Edition
McCurdy Printing, 1988, ISBN:0921201044 0921201044 / 9780921201045 
ABUCAR, Mohamed, Dr. Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. [Dartmouth, N.S. : Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, (1988). ("Printed by McCurdy Printing & Typesetting Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia"). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,1-103,(3). Illustrated 5 b&w photos. Tables With map of the Preston Area, compiled 1939. Bibliography. 8vo, illustrated grey, white, and green card covers.

A sociological survey of the development of two predominantly black communities in Halifax County, now HRM.

Foreword by Reverend Donald D. Skeir.
1. Introduction and Development Orientations;
2. The Roots and Evolution of the Settlements;
3. Preston Township: Land Settlement, 1784-1987;
4. Economic Situation, Family and Occupational Structure;
5. Population Characteristics;
6. Communities and Educational Institutions;
7. Communities and Housing Projects;
8. Communities and Development Participation;
9. Conclusion. With bibliography.

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3 Acadia College) Historical Records and General Catalogue of Acadia College, August, 18
(Acadia College). Historical Records and General Catalogue of Acadia College, August, 1888. Halifax : S. Selden, 1888. First Edition. Pp (4),3-62,(2), including frontispiece, With small errata slip facing p.27. 8vo, tan paper wraps, plain spine.

Cover title : General Catalogue and Historical Records of Acadia College, 1838-1888.

The Nova Scotia Baptist Education Society -
Prospectus of the Nova Scotia Baptist Education Society -
Provisional Directors -
Inception of College -
Petition to Legislature -
Governors of College -
Officers of Education Society -
Officers of Instruction -
Senate in 1888 -
Graduates [year by year from class of 1843 to 1888-
Students in Horton Academy between January 1841 and January 1842.

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4 ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Images of Our Past series. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. First Edition
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093561 
ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, Co-published by the Shelburne County Museum, (2001).First Printing. Pp (5),vi-viii,[1]-140. Illustrated with 149 b&w photos.. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. Lewis Jackson (b. 1951). "Drawing from a rich source of images and the collective knowledge of town elders, historians, and researchers, Historic Shelburne chronicles the many lives the community has lived since the firstLoyalistsw arrived more than two centuries ago. From its early success as a sawmilling, shipbuilding, fishing, and trading boomtown to its rebirth asa hub of administrative, military, industrial, and service activity, Shelb urne's incarnations are portrayed not ony in their local glory but also in their wider historical significance. Important events in the industrial revolution, the golden age of sail, the great world wars, and the fight for civil rights have been played out on the shores of Shelburne Harbour. The people of of Shelburne and where they lived, worked, and played, are, of course, a vital part of this proud heritage. Photographs of Shelburne's ancestral homes, businesses, and public buildings, parades, regattas, and picnics capture the true character of this southwestern Nova Scotian town and bring its colourful past to life." - from the cover. Chapters : 1. Streetscapes; 2. Historic Houses; 3. Public Buildings; 4. Business and Industry; 5. Ships, Boats and Yachts (pp.69-86); 6. Special Events; 7. Sport & Leisure; 8. Shelburne at War (pp.119-126); 9. Our People. Of nautical interest there are photos of several schooners (Charlie Richardson, Mattie Morrissey, Albert J. Lutz, Lavengro, Jennie E. Ritcey, Canadia, Haligonian, & Fort Charles) aswell as a few other assorted vessels including the steam-trawler Harbinger , a pair of RCAF crash boats, a Shelburne-built minesweeper, an Italian subin 1917 and the freshly surrendered U-889 in 1945. Also wharf & shipyard s cenes, &c. Very good. 30.00

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5 ADAMS, Thomas Harvard City Planning Studies, Volume VI Design of Residential Areas : Basic Considerations, Principles, and Methods. First Edition
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1934, 
ADAMS, Thomas. The Design of Residential Areas : Basic Considerations, Principles, and Methods. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1934. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-xiv,(2),3-296,(8), frontispiece + 10 plates + 65 figures intext. 8vo [175 x 250 mm], maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part One - Basic Considerations. 1. Introduction : The term "home neighborhood," Backgrounds of this study, Scope of report. 2. A Bird's-eye View : Home neighborhoods in cities, The relation of housing to civic welfare, Neighborhood development and city planning, Extent and diversity of residential areas, Needs and opportunities for residential planning, The attitude of the citizen. 3. Present Urban Conditions an Trends : Increase and changing distribution of urban population, Simultaneous outward and upward growth, Decentralization, Cost of travel an incident in cost of shelter, Forms of suburban distribution, Housing densities, Increase of supply of buildable land for residence, Blighted areas, The fundamental question of land prices, Proper and improper uses of land, Security of investment in homes, Relation of municipal finance to land development, Basic economic factors in city planning. 4. The Control of Land Subdivision : Origins and effects of past policies, Improvements in methods and policies, Persuasion and control, Degrees of control, Public purchase of land for housing, Replanning of existing subdivisions. 5. Zoning of Residential Areas : Classification of uses and densities in residential areas; Urban land use ratios; Classification of land for different types of houses; Building lines and setbacks; Esthetic phases of zoning; A constructive zoning policy. 6. Basic Economic Factors in Housing : Existing supply of dwellings; Trends in home ownership; Housing provision in relation to incomes; Cost of land and local improvements; Economic aspects of the several housing types; Need of improved standards in new housing. 7. Retrospect and Summary of Conclusions. Part Two - Principles andMethods. 8. Basic Principles and Requirements in Civic Design : Fundamenta ls in design; Principles and practice; Technical approach. 9. The Civic Pattern : Traditional forms of street pattern; Examples of formal patterns; Transportation in modern city plans; The use pattern; Limits and shapes of city expansion. 10. Elements in the Neighborhood Plan : Major and minor localstreets, 148 Zoning and neighborhood units; Recreation space, 165 Sizes an d shapes of blocks; Areas, widths, and depths of lots. 11. The Cost of the Lot : Cost of land; Cost of local improvements; Relation of front-foot to square-foot costs; Lot costs in relation to platting methods; Replatting existing blocks; Problems of housing on high-cost land; General summary regarding costs of lots. 12. The Home Neighborhood Pattern : Theoretical studies of subdivision; A case study : Westover, Mass.; Plan for high-cost land; Apartment development at Jackson Heights, L. I. 13. Practical Examples of Neighborhood and Town Planning : Riverside, Ill.; Forest Hills Gardens, N. Y.;War Housing villages; Mariemont, Ohio; Kingsport, Tenn.; Radburn, N. J.; L etchworth, England; Hampstead and Wythenshawe, England; Welwyn, England; Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Chatham Village, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Lawrence Farms,Westchester County, N. Y. 14. Existing Trendas and Future Possibilities. A ppendix 1 - Unit Prices of Local Improvements. Appendix 2 - BlockPlatting Schemes A-D : Comparison of Costs and Distribution of Areas. Appendix 3 - Statistical Data on Theoretical Designs : Lot Costs in Relation to Platting Methods: Table I, Cost of improvements on the lot; Table II, Cost of public improvements per lot; Table III, Cost of excess public improvements; Table IV, Cost per lot in block 1200 feet long; Table V, Excess public improvement cost in relation to block length;. Eight Home Neighborhood Patterns : Table VI, Distribution of areas; Table VII, Average cost per dwelling. Appendix 4 - Westover : A Neighborhood Unit : Table I, Distribution of Areas; Table II, Costs of development chargeable to residential areas; Table III, Costs of development per dwelling; Table IV, Area, population, and density statistics. Appendix 5 - Jackson Heights Apartmet Development : Statistical Data for Alternative Schemes : Table I, Scheme A; Table II, Scheme B; Table III, Summary. Appendix 6 - Area Distribution, Densities, and Public Improvement Costs of Fourteen United States Housing Corporation Projects. Light wearto spine ends and corners, else very good. A "With the Author's compliment s" note laid in. 60.00

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6 ADAMSON, Ina, Joan GRAHAM, and Janet MacLEOD GRAHAM, Joan MacLEOD, Janet Walk Through Time : A History of Bethel Presbyterian Church [cover adds: Scotsburn, N.S.]
Bethel History Committee, Scotsburn, N.S., 2000, ISBN:0968748007 
ADAMSON, Ina, Joan GRAHAM, and Janet MacLEOD. A Walk Through Time : A History of Bethel Presbyterian Church [cover adds: Scotsburn, N.S.]. (Scotsburn,N.S.) : Bethel History Committee, (2000). Pp (9),[10]-141,(3). Illustrated . 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in black. Contents : 1. EarlyHistory. 2. The Atlantic Mission Society. 3. The Sunday School. 4. Mid-wee k Groups. 5. Bethel Church Choir. 6. Ladies Aid. 7. Other Groups. 8. Vietnamese Refugee Project. 9. Stained Glass Windows. 10. Ministers. 11. Mission Conscience. 12. Appendices. Very good. 25.00

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7 Agriculture) Gov't LUGRIN. Charles H. Fifteenth Annual Report of the Board of Agriculture of the Province of New Brunswick
(Agriculture). Fifteenth Annual Report of the Board of Agriculture of the Province of New Brunswick. Fredericton : Lugrin & Son, Printers, Queen Street, 1875. Pp (6),[7]-80,[i]-xxi,(3). 8vo, green wraps. Proceedings of the Board; Executive Committee Meetings; Auditor's; Secretary's Report (Charles H. Lugrin), Proceedings at the Farmers' Convention held at Otnabog, Queen's County, 24th Jone, 1874 [including J.D. Nixon's essay "The Provincial Boardof Agriculture" (pp.50-60)]; Agricultural Statistics; Reports from Local S ocieties. Vg. 45.00

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8 AIKIN, John England Described
Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, London, 0, 
AIKIN, John. England Described : Being a Concise Delineation of Every County in England and Eales, with an Account of Its Most Important Products; Notice of the Principal Seats; and a View of Transactions, Civil and Military,&c. [L.: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, ca. 1810s.]. Pp. 499. Lacking map. 8vo, c alf, with red title block and gilt lettering to spine. Both boards missing,title page and map missing, spine nicked. As is. 50.00

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Charlotte County : Rich Indeed : A History from Prehistoric Times Through the Civil War. , AILSWORTH, Timothy S., Ann P. KELLER, Lura B. NICHOLS and Barbara R. WALKERKELLER, Ann P. NICHOLS, Lura B. WALKER, Barbara R.
9 AILSWORTH, Timothy S., Ann P. KELLER, Lura B. NICHOLS and Barbara R. WALKERKELLER, Ann P. NICHOLS, Lura B. WALKER, Barbara R. Charlotte County : Rich Indeed : A History from Prehistoric Times Through the Civil War.
Charlotte County Board of Supervisors, 1979, 
AILSWORTH, Timothy S., Ann P. KELLER, Lura B. NICHOLS and Barbara R. WALKER. Charlotte County: Rich Indeed : A History from Prehistoric Times Through the Civil War. Charlotte County, Virginia: The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors, 1979. Pp. 588, with two folded maps in rear pouch. Illustrated. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt crest to front. A comprehensive history of Charlotte County with detailed appendices, including a listing of the names of public servants, politicians, members of the militia, freed slaves, merchants and various other categories. Vg in spine faded dj (quarter-inch section chipped from head of spine, a few short tears, corners chipped, edges worn). 100.00

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10 AKENSON, Donald H. SKEOCH, Alan E. MANNION, John McINNIS, R.M. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume III
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1982, ISBN:096907722x 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume III . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1982). Pp. (6),7-256. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: R.M. McInnis's "A Reconsideration of the State of Agriculture in Lower Canada in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century"; Darrell A. Norris and Victor Konrad's "Time, Context, and House Type Validation: Euphrasia Township, Ontario"; John Clarke's "The Activity of an Early Canadian Land Speculator in Essex County, Ontario:Would the Real John Askin Please Stand Up?"; Gerald Bloch's "Robert Gourla y's Vision of Agrarian Reform"; Peter A. Russell's "Upper Canada: A Poor Man's Country? Some Statistical Evidence"; Bruce E. Batchelor's "Economy and Society in Central Alberta on the Eve of Autonomy: The Case of the SLHC"; Alan E. Skeoch's "Developments in Plowing Technology in Nineteenth-Century Canada"; John Mannion's "The Waterford Merchants and the Irish-Newfoundland Provisions Trade, 1770-1820"; and Donald H. Akenson's "Ontario: Whatever Happened to the Irish?". Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else very good.25.00

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11 ALEXANDER, David Acadiensis 10:1 O'DEA, Shane OMMER, Rosemary E. Literacy and Economic Development. An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol.10, No.1. Autumn/ A utomne 1980
Acadiensis, 1980, 
ALEXANDER, David. "Literacy and Economic Development in Nineteenth Century Newfoundland." An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Volume 10, No.1. Autumn/Automne 1980. Pp 3-34. Also Shane O'Dea's review essay "Architecture and Building History in Atlantic Canada" (pp.158-163). John G. Reid's "Mount Allison College: The Reluctant University" (pp.35-66); Rosemary E. Ommer's "Anticiapting the Trend" the Pictou Ship Register, 1840-1889" (pp.67-89); Susan Buggey's "Building Halifax, 1841-1871" (pp.90-112); and a document "A Letter from Louisbourg, 1756" (written bya Monsieur De La Varenne), edited here by Ken Donovan, several review essa ys including Harold F. McGee's "No Longer Neglected: The Native Peoples of the Maritimes"; W.G. Godfrey's "Canadian History Textbooks and the Maritimes"; others. Vg. 8.50

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12 ALLEN, E. A. Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races
Central Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1885, 
ALLEN, E. A. The Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races. Cincinnati : Central Publishing House, 1885. Pp (6),[3]-820,(4) + frontispiece, engraved title page, and 22 other full-page engravings. Also, 327 text illustrations. Thick 8vo, maroon half leather, maroon cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Copyright by Ferguson, Alllen, and Rader, 1885. Emory Adams Allen (1853–1933). Helped by C.C. Abbott, M.D., Prof. Charles Rau, Prof. F.W. Putnam, Alexander Winchell, LL. D., A.F. Bandelier, Cyrus Thomas, and G.F.Wright. Contents : Chapter 1. Introduction. Difficulties of the subject—Lesson to be learned—The pursuit of knowledge—Recent advances—Prehistoric past of the Old World—Of the New—Of Mexico and the South—The Isles of the Pacific—Similar nature of the relics—The wonders of the present age—History of popular opinion on this subject—The teachings of the Bible—Nature of the evidence of man's antiquity—The steps leading up to this belief—Geology—Astronomy—Unfolding of life—Nature of our inquiry. Chapter 2. Early Geological Periods. Necessity of a general acquaintance with the outlines of Geology—A time in which no life was possibleon the globe—Length of this period—History of life commences at the close of this period—On the formation of rocks—The record imperfect—The three great periods in animal life on the globe—Paleozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Ideal scenes in this period—The Mesozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Advance noted—Abundance of reptilian life—First appearance of birds—Nature's methods of work—the Cenozoic Age Geologicaloutline—Sketch of the Eocene Age—Of the Miocene Age—What is sufficient pro of of the presence of man—Discussion on the Thenay flints—The Pliocene Age—Animal and vegetable life of this age—Was man present during this age?—Discussion of this subject—Summing up of the evidence—Conclusion. Chapter 3. Men of the River Drift. Beginning of the Glacial Age—Interglacial Age—Man living in Europe during this age—Map of Europe—Proof of former elevation of land—The animals living in Europe during this age—Conclusions drawn from these different animals—The vegetation of this period—Different climatic conditions of Europe during the Glacial Age—Proofs of the Glacial Age — Extent ofGlacial Ice—Evidence of warm Interglacial Age—The primitive state of man—E arly English civilization — Views of Horace— Primitive man destitute of metals — Order in which different materials were used by man for weapons — Evidence from the River Somme — History of Boucher De Perthes's investigations. Discussion of the subject — Antiquity of these remains — Improvement during the Paleolithic Age — Description of the flint implements — Other countries where these implements are found — What race of men were these tribes —The Canstadt race — Mr. Dawkins's views — When did they first appear in Eu rope? The authorities on this question — Conclusion. Chapter 4. Cave-Men. Other sources of information — History of cave explorations — The formation of caves — Exploration in Kent's Cavern — Evidence of two different races —The higher culture of the later race — Evidence of prolonged time — Explor ation of Robin Hood Cave — Explorations in Valley of the River Meuse — M. Dupont's conclusions — Explorations in the Valley of the Dordogne — The station at Schussenreid — Cave-men not found south of the Alps — Habitations ofthe Cave-men — Cave-men were hunters — Methods of cooking — Destitute of t he potter's art — Their weapons — Clothing — Their skill in drawing — Evidence of a government — Of a religious belief — Race of the Cave-men — Distinct from the Men of the Drift — Probable connection with the Eskimos. Chapter 5. Antiquity of the Paleolithic Age. Interest in the Antiquity of man — Connected with the Glacial Age — The subject difficult — Proofs of a GlacialAge — State of Greenland to-day — The Terminal Moraine — Appearance of the North Atlantic — Interglacial Age — Causes of the Glacial Age — Croll's Th eory — Geographical causes — The two theories not antagonistic — The date of the Glacial Age — Probable length of the Paleolithic Age — Time Since theclose of the Glacial Age — Summary of results. Chapter 6. The Neolithic Ag e in Europe. Close of the first cycle — Neolithic culture connected with the present — No links between the two ages — Long lapse of time between the two ages — Swiss lake villages — This form of villages widely scattered — Irish cranogs — Fortified villages — Implements and weapons of Neolithic times — Possessed of pottery — Neolithic agriculture — Possessed of domestic animals — Danish shell-heaps — Importance of flint — The art of navigation —Neolithic clothing — Their mode of burial — The question of race — Possibl e remnants — Connection with the Turanian race — Arrival of the Celts. Chapter 7. The Bronze Age in Europe. Races of Men, like Individuals — Gradual change of Neolithic Age to that of Bronze — The Aryan family — First Aryans Neolithic — Origin of Bronze — How Great discoveries are made — Gold the first metal — Copper abundant — No Copper Age — The discovery of Tin — Explanation of an Alloy — Bronze, wherever found, the same composition — What is meant by the Bronze Age — Knowledge in other directions — Gradual Growth ofCulture — Three Centers of Bronze production — Habitations during the Bron ze Age — The Bronze Ax — Implements of Bronze — Personal ornaments — Ornaments not always made of Bronze — Advance in Arts of living — Advance in Agriculture — Warlike Weapons — How they worked Bronze — Advance in Government — Trade in the Bronze Age — Religion of the Bronze Age — Symbolical figures— Temples of the Bronze Age — Stonehenge. Chapter 8. The Iron Age in Europ e. Bronze not the best metal — Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron— Probable steps in this discovery — Where this discovery was first made — Known in Ancient Egypt — How this knowledge would spread — Iron would not drive out Bronze — The primitive Iron-worker — The advance in government — Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age — Weapons of early Iron Age — The battle-field of Tilfenau — Trade of early Iron Age — Invention of Money — Invention of Alphabetic Writing — Invasion of the Germanic Tribes — The cause of the Dark Ages — Connection of these three ages — Necessity of believing in an Extended Past — Attempts to determine the same — Tiniere Delta — Lake Bienne — British Fen-lands — Maximum and Minimum Data — Mr. Geikie's conclusions — The Isolation of the paleolithic Age. Chapter 9. Early Man in America. Conflicting accounts of the American Aborigines — Recent discoveries — Climate of California in Tertiary Times — Geological changes near its close— Description of Table Mountain — Results of the discoveries there — The C alaveras skull — Other relics — Discussion of the question — Early Californians Neolithic — Explanation of this — Date of the Pliocene Age — Other discoveries bearing on the Antiquity of man — Dr. Koch's discovery — Discoveries in the Loess of Nebraska — In Greene County, Illinois — In Georgia — Difficulties in detecting a Paleolithic Age in this country — Dr. Abbott's discoveries — Paleolithic Implements of the Delaware — Age of the deposits — The race of Paleolithic man — Ancestors of the Eskimos — Comparison of Paleolithic Age in this country with that in Europe — Eskimos one of the oldest races in the World. Chapter 10. The Mound Builders. Meaning of "Mound Builders" — Location of Mound Building tribes — All Mounds not the work of men —Altar Mounds — Objects found on the Altars — Altar Mounds possibly burial Mounds — Burial Mounds — Mounds not the only Cemeteries of these tribes — Terraced Mounds — Cahokia Mound — Historical notice of a group of Mounds — The Etowal group — Signal Mounds — Effigy Mounds — How they represented different animals — Explanation of the Effigy Mounds — Effigy Mounds in other localities — Inclosures of the Scioto Valley — At Newark, Ohio — At Marietta, Ohio — Graded Ways — Fortified Inclosures — Ft. Ancient, Ohio — Inclosures of Northern Ohio — Works of unknown import — Ancient Canals in Missouri —Implements and Weapons of Stone — Their knowledge of Copper — Ancient mini ng — Ornamental pipes — Their knowledge of pottery — Of Agriculture — Government and Religion — Hard to distinguish them from the Indians. Chapter 11.The Pueblo Country. Description of the Pueblo Country — Historical outline — Description of Zuñi — Definition of a Pueblo — Old Zuñi — Inscription Ro ck — Pueblo of Jemez — Historical notice of Pecos — Description of the Moqui tribes — The Estufa — Description of the San Juan country — Aztec Springs— In the Canyon of the McElmo — The Ruins on the Rio Mancos — On Hovenweep Creek — Description of a Cliff-house — Cliff Town — Cave Houses — Ruins on the San Juan — Cave Town — The Significance of Cliff-houses — Moqui tradit ions — Ruins in Northern New Mexico — Ruins in the Chaco Cañon — Pueblo Bonito — Ruins in South-western Arizona — The Rio Verde Valley — Casa Grande —Ruins on the Gila — Culture of the Pueblo Tribes — Their Pottery — Superio rity of the Ancient pottery — Conclusion. Chapter 12. The Prehistoric Americans. Different views on this Subject — Modern System of Government — Ancient System of Government — Tribal Government universal in North America — The Indians not Wandering Nomads — Indian houses Communal in character — Indian Methods of Defense — Mandan Villages — Indians sometimes erected Mounds — Probable Government of the Mound Builders — Traditions of the Mound Builders among the Iroquois — Among the Delawares — Probable fate of the Mound Builders — The Natchez Indians possibly a remnant of the Mound Builders — Their early Traditions — Lines of resemblance between the Pueblo Tribes and the Mound Builders — The origin of the Indians — America Inhabited by the Indians from a very early time — Classification of the Indian Tribes — Antiquity of the Indian Tribes. Chapter 13. The Nahua Tribes. Early Spanish discoveries in Mexico — The Nahua tribes defined — Climate of Mexico — The Valley of Anahuac — Ruins at Tezcuco — The Hill of Tezcocingo — Ruins at Teotihuacan — Ancient Tulla — Ruins in the Province of Querataro — Casa Grandes inChihuahua — Ancient remains in Sinaloa — Fortified Hill of Quemada — The P yramid of Cholula — Fortified Hill at Xochicalco — Its probable use — Ruinsat Monte Alban — Ancient remains at Mitla — Mr. Bandelier's investigations — Traditions in regard to Mitla — Ruins along the Panuco River — Ruins in Vera Cruz — Pyramid of Papantla — Tusapan — Character of Nahua Ruins. Chapter 14. The Maya Tribes. The geographical location of the Maya tribes — Description of Copan — Statue at Copan — Altar at Copan — Ruins at Quiriga — Patinamit — Utatlan — Description of Palenque — The Palace at Palenque — The Temple of the Three Inscriptions — Temple of the Beau-relief — Temple of the Cross — Temple of the Sun — Maler's Temple of the Cross — Significance ofthe Palenque crosses — Statue at Palenque — Other ruins in Tobasco and Chi apas — Ruins in Yucatan — Uxmal — The Governor's House — The Nunnery — Roomin Nunnery — The Sculptured Façades — Temple at Uxmal — Kabah — Zayi — Lab na — Labphak — Chichen-Itza — The Nunnery — The Castillo — The Gymnasium — M. Le Plongon's researches — The tradition of the Three Brothers — Chaac-Mal — Antiquity of Chichen-Itza. Chapter 15. The Culture of the Civilized Tribes. Different views on this question — Reasons for the same — Their architecture — Different styles of houses — The communal house — The teepan — Theteocalli — State of society indicated by this architecture — The gens amon g the Mexicans — The phratry among the Mexicans — The tribe — The powers and duties of the council — The head chiefs of the tribe — The duties of the "Chief-of-Men" — The mistake of the Spaniards — The Confederacy — The idea of property among the Mexicans — The ownership of land — Their laws — Enforcement of the laws — Outline of the growth of the Mexicans in power — Theirtribute system — How collected — Their system of trade — Slight knowledge of metallurgy — Religion — Quetzalcohuatl — Huitzilopochtli — Mexican priesthood — Human sacrifice — The system of Numeration — The calendar system — The Calendar Stone — Picture-writing — Landa Alphabet — Historical outline.Chapter 16. Ancient Peru. First knowledge of Peru — Expeditions of Pizarro — Geography of Peru — But a small part of it inhabitable — The tribes of a ncient Peru — How classified — Sources of our knowledge of Peru — Garcillaso De La Vega — Origin of Peruvian civilization — The Bolson of Cuzco — Historical outline — Their culture — Divided into phratries and gentes — Government — Efforts to unite the various tribes — Their system of colonies — Theroads of the Incas — The ruins of Chimu — The arts of the Chimu people — T he manufacture of Pottery — Excavation at Ancon — Ruins in the Huatica Valley — The construction of a Huaca — The ruins at Pachacamac — The Valley of the Canete — The Chincha Islands — Tiahuanuco — Carved gateway — The Islandof Titicaca — Chulpas — Aboriginal Cuzco — Temple of the Sun — The Fortres s — General remarks. Edges lightly worn, penned name, else very good. NOTE:Some extra shipping will be needed for this hefy volume. 120.00

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13 ALLEN, E. Chesley Poems
ALLEN, E. Chesley. Poems., October 5th, 1945. Pp (4),5-36. 8vo, card covers. Laugher p.5, Watters p.5. A collection of mostly nature poems by this Arcadia, Yarmouth County native. Light spotting to covers, else very good. 20.00

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14 ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.) Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology,Volume 41, Number 4
Societ for Historical Archaeology, 2007, 
ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.). Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology, Volume 41, Number 4. : Society for Historical Archaeology, 2007. Pp (6),1-212,(6). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo,illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Archaeologica l Evidence of Economic Activities at an Eighteenth-Century Frontier Outpostin the Western Great Lakes (by Michael S. Nassaney, José Antonio Brandao, William M. Cremin, and Brock A. Giordano); Keeping Edison’s Secrets: Archaeological Documentation of Thomas A. Edison’s Menlo Park Patent Vault (by Michael J. Gall, Richard Veit, and Alison Savarese); Tell-Tale Trees: Historical Dendroarchaeology of Log Structures at Rocky Mount, Piney Flats, Tennessee (by Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, and Saska L. van de Gevel); Transformations in San Diego County Gravestones and Cemeteries (by Seth Mallios and DavidCaterino); Pottery in the Mormon Economy: An Historical, Archaeological, a nd Archaeometric Study (by Timothy James Scarlett, Robert J. Speakman, and Michael D. Glascock); Eliciting Contraband through Archaeology: Illicit Trade in Eighteenth-Century St. Augustine (by Kathleen Deagan); An Historic Chinese Abalone Fishery on California’s Northern Channel Islands (by Todd J. Braje, Jon M. Erlandson, and Torben C. Rick); Silences and Mentions in History Making (by Peter R. Schmidt and Jonathan R. Walz); Image, Text, Object:Interpreting Documents and Artifacts as ‘Labors of Representation’ (by Bar bara L. Voss); Privies and Parasites: The Archaeology of Health Conditions in Albany, New York (by Charles L. Fisher, Karl J. Reionhard, Matthew Kirk,and Justin Divirgilio); Nativism, Resistance, and Ethnogenesis of the Flor ida Seminole Indian Identity (by Brent R. Weisman). Very good. 15.00

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15 ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.) TRIGGS, John R. Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology,Volume 39, Number 2
Societ for Historical Archaeology, 2005, 
ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.). Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology, Volume 39, Number 2. : Society for Historical Archaeology, 2005. Pp (4),1-154,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo,illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Of nautical interest : S ocial Flux at the Naval Establishment at Penetanguishene, Lake Huron, 1817–1834 (by John R. Triggs, pp 105-135). Abstract : "Factors influencing the spatial arrangement of buildings at the Royal Navy establishment at Penetanguishene on Lake Huron are discussed. Excavation at the naval hospital at this site provides new insight into the residential movements of the various social groups at the base. Analysis of stratigraphy and artifacts recoveredfrom the hospital suggests that the assistant naval surgeon and his wife, military officers, and aboriginal people resided in the structure at various times over a 17-year period. Contemporary attitudes toward social and economic status, service rank/rating, and aboriginal people are explored within the context of the archaeological and documentary evidence to explain changes in residential patterning through time." Contents : Health and Diseasein Nineteenth-Century San Francisco: Skeletal Evidence from a Forgotten Ce metery (by Michele R. Buzon, Phillip L. Walker, Francine Drayer Verhjagen, and Susan L. Kerr); Regulars and “Irregulars”: British and Provincial Variability among Eighteenth-Century Military Frontiers (by Andrew Farry); Eighteenth-Century Redware Folk Terms and Vessel Forms: A Survey of Utilitarian Wares from Southeastern Pennsylvania (by Patricia E. Gbible); Excavating the Dugout House of Norwegian Immigrant Anna Byberg Christopherson Goulson, Swift County, Minnesota (by Donald W. LInebaugh); Back to the Bowl: Using English Tobacco Pipebowls to Calculate Mean Site-Occupation Dates (by Seth Mallios); Social Flux at the Naval Establishment at Penetanguishene, Lake Huron, 1817–1834 (by John R. Triggs, pp 105-135). Very good. 15.00

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16 ALSWANG, Betty. HIKEN, Ambur. Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. First Edition.
Whitney Library of Design, New York, 1961, 
ALSWANG, Betty and Ambur HIKEN. The Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. New York : Whitney Library of Design, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-80. Illustrated in black and white, with two tipped-in colour plates. Large 4to, black cloth spine, photo-illustrated grey paper covered boards, red and black lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Editedby Joan Adler. Contents: I: Westchester County: Hananiah Harari House (for painter Hananiah Harari and his wife Freda); Don Wallance House (industria l designer Don Wallance, and his wife Shula); Kanaga-Putnam House (for painter/journalist Wallace Putnam and his wife, photographer Consuelo Kanaga). II: Rockland County: Henry Varnum Poor House (painter/sculptor Henry VarnumPoor and Bessie Breuer); Corcos-Levy House (for author/scholar Edgar Levy and his wife, painter Lucille Corcos). III: Fairfield County: Jimmy Ernst House (artist Jimmy Ernst and his wife Dallas); Jean & Tom Hollyman House (fashion photographer Jean Hollyman, and her hsuband, journalist/photographerTom Hollyman); Bill Atkinson House (fashion designer Bill Atkinson and his wife Sylvia). IV: Bucks County: Reid-Bourneuf House (Broadway actors Franc es Reid and Philip Bourneuf); Valentine D'Ogries House (stained glass artist Valentine Francs D'Ogries); Wolfgang Roth House (stage designer Wolfgang Roth). V: The Hamptons: Costantino Nivola House (sculptor Costantino Nivola); Dorothy Norman House (journalist and historian Dorothy Norman); Johnson-Sykes House (painted Buffie Johnson and critic and novelist Gerald Sykes). VI: Woodstock: Small-Ludins House (sculptress Hannah Small and painter Eugene Ludins); Julio De Diego House (visual artist Julio de Diego); Anton Refregier House (painter and muralist Anton Refregier). Light spotting to top edge, else very good. 50.00

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17 American Guide Series) Augusta- Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine . First Edition.
(American Guide Series). Augusta - Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine. Illustrated. (Augusta) : The Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1940. First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-123,(1), +16 + folding map. 8vo, wrappers. In the American Guide Series. "This volume makes no attempt to present a comprehensive history of Augusta, the capital of Maine, or of Hallowell, the State's smallest incorporated city. Its principal purpose is to relate the interesting tale of the settlement and growth of the heart of the 'Valley of the Imperial Kennebec' — a story used in many forms by many writers. In compiling factual data for the book, the writers found many variancesin dates and interpretation of historical moments, but, as far as possible , they used only that which had the approval of local historical authorities." Contents: Preface; Tourist Information; Church Guide; The Cities Today;History; From Trading Post to Forest; A Town is Hewn from the Forest; Beca use of a Bridge A New Town is Born; Rival Towns Become Rival Cities; Towardthe Threshold of Tomorrow ; Augusta as Capiatl and County Seat; Kennebec, A Poem; Kennebec — The River that Twists like a Serpent; Augusta : Points of Interest; Hallowell : Points of Interest; Points of Interest in Environs;Chronology; With Bibliography and index. 1" piece at top of spine missing, else very good. 40.00

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18 Amherst, N.S. - Ephemera) STERNE, Max M. Captain Letterblair. Friday Evening, September 24. Programme. The Amherst Orchestra - Programme for the play on silk-like fabric
(Amherst, N.S. - Ephemera). Captain Letterblair. Friday Evening, September 24. Programme. The Amherst Orchestra. A programme for the 1897 Amherst production of the 4-act play, printed one-side only on silk-like fabric. A single 9.5 by 13.5 cm sheet, printed on one side only, listing date, the cast, a synopsis, and the members of the Amherst Orxchestra which accompanied theperformance. The play was written by Marguerite Merington (1860-1951). Bor n in Stoke Newington, England, she immigrated with her parents to New York City. She became a teacher of Greek, but for over 50 years devoted herself to writing. Captain Lettarblair (1891) was her first play to reach the stage. The Director of the Amherst Orchestra was Prof. Max M. Sterne, born in Ingleheim, Bavaria, and died Oct. 30, 1922, in Amherst, Nova Scotia. The cast included William Richards as Capt. Letterbalir, and J.M. Curry, Hugh F. Hamilton, J.H. Corcoran, F.W.B. Moore, W.O. McCallister, Fred Lawson, R. Williams, Ethel Tucker, Mrs. H.J. Logan, and Miss Helen B. Croasdale. A coupleof short tears, else very good. 75.00

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19 Amherst, Nova Scotia Welcome to Amherst, First Town in Nova Scotia, 1974
Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Amherst, N.S., 1974, 
(Amherst, Nova Scotia). Welcome to Amherst, First Town in Nova Scotia, 1974. (Amherst, N.S.: Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 1974). Pp (24). Illustrated.Map. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. A directory of businesses and s ervices in Amherst, Nova Scotia, divided into : Places to Stay; Favorite Places to Dine; Shopping Directory; Fraternal Organizations; Automotive Services; 1974 Amherst Service Station Schedule; Clubs; Service Clubs; Active Medical Staff; Cumberland Barristers' Association; 1974 Summer High Water Tide Tables. Covers rubbed, some foxing to inside covers, else very good. 25.00

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20 Amherst, Nova Scotia. ROBB, A.G. Amherst, Nova Scotia : The Manufacturing Center of the Provinces. This book contains Views of the Principal Streets, Public Buildings, Points of Local and Historic Interest, and Some of the Many Beautiful Residences
James Bayne Company / Lewis Rice, Grand Rapids. Michigan / Truro, Nova Scotia , 1900, 
Amherst, Nova Scotia.. Amherst, Nova Scotia : The Manufacturing Center of the Provinces. This book contains Views of the Principal Streets, Public Buildings, Points of Local and Historic Interest, and Some of the Many Beautiful Residences. Grand Rapids. Michigan : "Published for Lewis Rice, Truro, Nova Scotia by the James Bayne Company, Grand Rapids. Michigan". , n.d. [ca 1900]. First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp [40]. With 67 b& w photos. Oblong 8vo, stapled grey-green cardcovers. Cover title is Amherst , Nova Scotia. A souvenir booklet. Captions: "Victoria Street", "Rhodes-Steele Block", "Bank of Nova Scotia", "Academy", "Court House", "Post Office", "Presbyterian Church", "Methodist Church", "Baptist Church", "Church of England", "Catholic Church", "Town Hall and Fire Station", "Inter-Colonial Rail Station", "Highland View Hospital", "Lower Victoria Street", "Victoria Square", "Victoria Street", "Victoria Square", "Victoria Street", "Residences: Charles Smith, N.A. Rhodes, J..E. Lusby, J..B. Lusby"; "Spring Street : John Crossman, CarlPridham, W.B. Murdoch"; "Corner Church and Spring Streets", "Glebe House", "Residence of C.R. Smith. K.C.", "Residences: Judge W.A.D. Morse, Senator Dickie, [Senator Robert Barry Dickey] Bent Homestead"; "Residence of Hon. T.R. Black", "Residence of J.R. Lamy", "Residence of Amos Pugsley", "Residence of D.W. Robb", "Reservoir and Pumping Station", "Old Magazine", "Fort Cumberland", "Tignish Surf", "A.G. Robb's Auto Carr at the Spring", "Cottagesat Tignish", "Clams at Tignish", "The 'OldMill'", "Yacht Iolanthe (D.W. Ro bb, Owner)", "Yacht Velir (N. Curry, Owner)", "Yachting at Tignish", "YachtBras d'or at Tignish (A.G. Robb, Owner)", "Power House at Tignish", "Dock at Tignish", "Ship Railroad Dock Near Amherst" [vestige from the failed Chignecto Ship Railway]; "The Hewson Woolen Mills: Famous for its Pure Wool Tweeds and Ladies Costume Cloth", "Blair's Lake" , "Blair's Lake" and "Christie's Pond" all with more boating scenes. Some staple rust, else a very goodclean and tidy copy. Very scarce. 160.00

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