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41 BOHI, Charles Canadian National's Western Depots : The Country Stations in Western Canada. First Edition in dustjacket
Railfare Enterprises, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0919130283 
BOHI, Charles. Canadian National's Western Depots : The Country Stations inWestern Canada . Toronto: Railfare Enterprises, 1977. First Edition. Pp. 1 -127,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Foreword by Anthony Clegg. "This new book will be a delight to the historian, the student of architecture, the local townspeople, as well as the railway enthusiast. Author Charles Bohi has spent countless summers combing Canada's west for information. He has photographed several thousand stations and structures. His exhaustive studies have enabled him to write an entire volume devoted to Canadian National's depots. And Charles' concise, interesting and informative text is accompanied by over 130 photos. But these are not simply poor snapshots of boarded-up stations you sometimes see in other books on old railroad stations. Almost all of the photoschosen are superb action shots, showing the stations in use, occupied, ear ning revenue, or with today's train passing through." - from dust jacket. Contents: Foreword by Anthony Clegg. Section I. History. Chapters : 1. Historical Perspective; 2. Station Design Criteria; 3. Canadian Northern Structures; 4. Grand Trunk Pacific and National Transcontinental Structures; 5. Canadian National Designs; 6. The Future of Western Canada's Country Depots; 7. Urban Stations of Western Canada. Section II. Rosters. Roster I. Localities in Western Canada. served by Canadian National; Roster II. Stations in Western Canada listed by subdivision; Roster III. Stations listed by type. Section III. Number of Stations Buit: By type, year and province. With bibliography. Very good in lightly nicked pink-spined dustjacket. 25.00

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42 BOLGER, Francis W.P., Rev. Prince Edward Island and Confederation 1863-1873.. in dj. signed
St. Dunstan's University Press, Charlottetown, 1964, 
BOLGER, Francis W.P., Rev. Prince Edward Island and Confederation 1863-1873. (Charlottetown) : St.Dunstan's University Press, (1964). Pp (3),iv-viii,(2),[3]-308,(4),frontis.+ 6 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Union Negotiations, 1858-1864; 3. The Charlottetown Conference; 4. Island Obstruction at the Quebec Conference; 5. Island Attitude tothe Quebec Resolutions; 6. Confederation Debates in the Legislature; 7. Is land Reaction to Colonial Office Pressure; 8. The $800,000 Offer; 9. Reaction to the Reciprocity Negotiations; 10. The Island Rejects "Better Terms"; 11. The Railway Settles the Island's Future; 12. Prince Edward Island Goes to Canossa; 13. Island Attitude to Confederation; 14. Prince Edward Island Joins the Dominion. Foxing to initial leaves, name, light edgespotting, else very good in lightly nicked dust jacket. Signed "with the author's compliments" by Bolger on the ffep. 40.00

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43 Bombardier) Bombardier 1942-1992 : A dream with international reach.. in dj
Bombardier, 1992, 
(Bombardier). Bombardier 1942-1992 : A dream with international reach. (Montreal) : Bombardier, (1992). Pp [1]-143,(1). Illustrated. 4to, grey cloth. Vg in dj. 15.00

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44 BOND, Roland C Lifetime with Locomotives. First Edition in dustjacket
Goose & Son Publishers, Cambridge, England, 1975, ISBN:0900404302 
BOND, Roland C. A Lifetime with Locomotives. (Cambridge, England) : Goose &Son Publishers, (1975). First Edition. Pp (6),[7]-329,(3),+ 40 pp plates. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The story of a distinguished career in railway engineering from 1920 to 1968. Roland Bond, one of the last Chief Mechanical Engineerss to practise in steam, lived and workedwith locomotives through the period of their greatest development and was at the very centre of British Railways' changeover from steam to diesel andelectric motive power. He presents the technical side in an eminently read able form and at the same time draws on a wealth of personal experience to illustrate his story, to comment in a forthright but kindly manner on some of the many characters with whom he came into contact, and to question someof the decisions which determined the course of events within the national ised undertaking the is British Railways today. It is clear that such a manmust have an interesting story to tell, but all too few of similar backgro und are willing or able to put pen to paper and share their thoughts and experiences, their successes and their failures, with a wider public." (from the dj). Contents : 1. introduction: The Early Years. 2. Apprenticeship andPupilage at Derby 1920-25. 3. Inspection at Contractors' Works 1924-28. 4. Three Years out of the Railway Service. 5. Return to the Railway Service. 6. Rugby Locomotive Testing Station 1937-39. 7. The War Years: St. Rollox and Crewe 1939-46. 8. The End of an Era: Derby Headquarters 1946-48. 9. Nationalisation - The First Five Years. 10. Coming Events Cast Their Shadows. 11. Chief Mechanical Engineer. 12. The Final Ten Years 195&-68. Appendices: A. L.M.S. News Bulletin No. 2 1926. B. L.M.S. Notice, General Strike, 1926.C. Letter of Thanks, General Strike, 1926. Very good in rubbed, torn, but unclipped, dustjacket. 28.00

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45 BOOTH, Jan. Canadian Pacific in the Selkirks : 100 Years in Rogers Pass.
British Railway Modellers of North America, 1991, 
BOOTH, Jan. . Canadian Pacific in the Selkirks : 100 Years in Rogers Pass. [Calgary : British Railway Modellers of North America], 1991. Second Edition, with updates. Pp. 1-50, including insides of covers. Illustrated with 53black & white photographs and 4 maps and charts. Double column. Oblong 8vo , photo-illustrated stapled white card covers. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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46 BORDEN, K. Ethel. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 62, No. 1 CHARLES, J.L. WILEY, S.C. Northward 1903-04. An article on the first Canadian Government Expedition to Hudson Bay aboard the Neptune in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 62, No. 1, January, 1961
Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1961, 
BORDEN, K. Ethel. "Northward 1903-04." An article on the first Canadian Government Expedition to Hudson Bay aboard the Neptune in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXII, No. 1, January, 1961, pp 32-39. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1961. Pp (2),[1]-39,iii-vii,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated purple-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes J.L. Charles's “Railways March Northward” (pp 2-21);S.C. Wiley's “Kashmir” (pp 22-31). Cover photo of helicopter next to surve y monument on Tamzilla Butte, near Dease Lake, British Columbia. Rubbed, faded, nicked, else good to very good. For the issue 20.00

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47 BORKOWSKI, Richard C., Jr. Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad In Color : Volume One : 1976-1992. 1st in dj.
Morning Sun Books, inc., Scotch Plains, NJ, 2002, ISBN:158248077x 
BORKOWSKI, Richard C., Jr. Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad In Color : Volume One : 1976-1992 . (Scotch Plains, NJ: Morning Sun Books, Inc., 2002). First Printing. Pp. [1]-128. Illustrated in colour. Double column. 4to, black cloth with metallic lettering to front and spine. Contents: The Independent Years of the Little Giant, Diesel Locomotives and Commuter Trains, The Pittsburgh Division: Youngstown to Pittsburgh, The Youghiogneny Branch: Pittsburgh to Connellsville, The Monongahela Branch: McKeesport to Brownsville Junction, The Subsidiaries: The Monongahela Railway, Trackage Rights: Youngstown to Pittsburgh, Epilogue: The Three Rivers Railroad and CSX Transportation. Vg in dj. 50.00

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48 BOWEN, Elizabeth Eva Trout or Changing Scenes. First American Edition in dustjacket
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1968, 
BOWEN, Elizabeth. Eva Trout or Changing Scenes. New York : Alfred A. Kopf, 1968. First American Edition. Pp (14),[3]-302,(6). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "In Eva Trout the extraordinary gifts that make Eiizabeth Bowen one of the finest of living novelists are more thanever manifest. Her new novel is a triumph. She describes it as a "tragi-co medy," which differs from her others in that it' "follows the fortunes of one character along whose line of fate the events are strung." Eva Trout, a great, tall girl, is something of an oddity .. a "natural," an original ...ad her dfebastating simplicity makes her an enigma to those around her. Mo therless, she has spent her childhood with a father whose obsessfive, absorbing love for another man left him with little to spare for his only child.Disappointed by reality, Eva is dangerously half-enmeshed in a world of fa ntasy and steers in her imperious way an erratic course. Rural Worcestershire, the Kentish sea coast, the American Middle West, London's Kensngton, Cambridge University, Paris, the glades of Fontainebleau, the lake and woods around a derelict English castle, and finally a great London railway station successively provide the stages, as it were, on which Eva's drama plays itself out with mounting intensity." (from the dj). Very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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49 BRACKEN, John Report of the Inquiry into the Distribution of Railway Box Cars
Ottawa, 1958, 
BRACKEN, John. Report of the Inquiry into the Distribution of Railway Box Cars . (Ottawa): [N.pub., n.d. - 1958?]. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-126. Illustrated with maps. Double column. 4to, illustrated brick-red card covers with black lettering to front and spine. A report on the distribution of rail cars in western Canada. Spine nicked, split and worn, else vg. 30.00

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In Them Days : A Scrapbook of Friends and Happenings and An Alternative Enterprise. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author, BRAMLEY, J. D.
50 BRAMLEY, J. D. In Them Days : A Scrapbook of Friends and Happenings and An Alternative Enterprise. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author
Leedfs, Yorkshire, 2003, ISBN:0854622502 2003 0854622502 
BRAMLEY, J. D. In Them Days : A Scrapbook of Friends and Happenings and An Alternative Enterprise. (Yorkshire : Leeds, 2003. First Edition. Pp (3),iv-viii,1-299. 4to, green imitation leather, souine and front board lettered in gilt.
"Sherburn farmer, Don Bramley, has dug into his many archives, tapes, jottings and photngraphs. and has produced an enthralling book straight from many horses' mouths (so to speak). Sherburn. South Milford. Fairburn and Monk Fryston and tneir citizens are particularly well covered.

There is an early crystal-set making wheelwright and undertaker, Lord King's ex-mining mechanic, a bookie's runner, wheel-tapper, perfect village headmaster, cricket secretary of seventy years, a blind gentleman's gentleman, a Monk Fryston blacksmith from Devon and more! All tell their stories in their own way.

Long gone shops and farms are listed as well as the Good Old Days of farming, steam ploughing and threshing, the last catle at Home Farm and the sad demise of Church Fenton YFC 1993. Favourite writers J. L. Carr and A. G. Street get a chapter. Don's father's cycling adventures to Aberdeen, Brighton and Switzerland go back to pre keep fit and 3R days. Other sports include rugby, cricket, badminton and ploughing with an experience in a crowd of 104,000 at Odsal in 1954.

There is more of World War II including an AeroClub trip to the Lincs. Aviation Centre, looking ex-prisoners up in Germa ny and sixteen pages of an ex-Fairburner's last op. in 1944, and subsequent adventures. Less pages but a longer journey to work on the Burma railway will keep Harry Rawting's memories deservedly alive.

Back to happier times is the Story of the Load of Hay from the Halls at Towton to Middleham, whichDon has offered to Sir Alan Ayckbourn - but no reply as yet. His version of Julie Christie playing the ladv of Monk Fryston Hall at the turn of the century would compete with the Calendar Girls to a perfect setting.

All told there are 208 pages of A4 in hard back including 114 black and white and 96 colour photographs. Twelve poems add to the enjoyment as well as numerous original sayings and quotations." (from the dj).

Contents :
1. Reminscences from the Mitford Messenger.
2. Jim Bramley's Cycling Adventures.
3. Dick Pearson's Stories.
4. Sherburn People and Memories.
5. South Mitford.
6. Monk Fryston.
7. Fairburn.
8. The War.
9. Spoort.
10. Writers.
11. Miscellaneous.

ADDITONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSDE CANADADUE TO ITS WEIGHT.

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51 BRAMSON, Seth H. Speedway to Sunshine: The Story of the Florida East Coast Railway. in dj
Boston Mills Press, 2003, ISBN:1550463586 
BRAMSON, Seth H. Speedway to Sunshine: The Story of the Florida East Coast Railway. (Erin, ON): Boston Mills Press, (2003). Pp. 347. Illustrated with over 450 black & white photographs. 4to, navy cloth, gilt titles to spine. Vg in dj. 35.00

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52 BRINDLE, Sapper Walter. France & Flanders : Four Years Experience Told in Poem & Story. First Edition in dustjacket.
S.K. Smith, Sackville, NB, 1919, 
BRINDLE, Sapper W[alter]. France & Flanders : Four Years Experience Told inPoem & Story. With Souvenir Photographs of the Visit of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to St. John, New Brunswick, August 15, 1919. St.John, N.B.: S.K. Smith, (1919). First Edition. Pp (16),1-84,(4), frontispiece + 7 plates, allwith captioned tissue guards. 8vo, green cloth with black decoration and l ettering to front board, blank spine. Title page has the ampersand, while the front cover and the dustjacket have France and Flanders Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 396, Watters p.25, Rhodenizer p.958. "His verse may not always follow the rule of metre, but requires no apologist. The war, it has been said, failed signally to produceany great poems, with one or two striking exceptions, and these which foll ow in the pages of this book, many of them written on the battlefield within range of the enemy guns, have at least the virtue of being an attempt at portrayal of actual war scenes as witnessed by a grizzeled veteran doing his duty from day by day rather than mere poetic flights of fancy. [...] As for the prose, it deals with the accomplishments of the Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps and the writer has performed a valuable service inthus putting on record the achievements of a unit which trained in St. Joh n and which took such an important part in the winning of the war from the broad standpoint of the Allied cause." - from the publisher's preface. Contents: 1. Fighting Myself; 2. Training and Work in England; 3. Our Corps; 4.Off to France; 5. Meeting Old Friends; 6. What Happened in Bergues; 7. On the Move; 8. Huns Driven Back; 9. Useless Destruction; 10. Peace and Plenty; 11. A Stirring Sight and After; 12. Sammy Puts One Over; 13. The Push; 14. The Huns' Worst; 15. Marking Time; 16. Canadians at Play and Work. Some light bumping to spine ends, else a very good, tight copy. 125.00

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53 British Rail Collectors' Corner, Euston : Price List, 1972.
British Rail, London , 1972, 
(British Rail). Collectors' Corner, Euston : Price List, 1972. (London : British Rail, 1972). Pp [1]-26,(2). Map. 8vo, orange stapled card covers. “This catalogue is intended to be a general list of items currently available but items are continuously being added. Should you require an item which isnot listed please contact us we may have it in stock or be able to obtain it.” - from the back cover. Items listed include badges, caps, buttons, books, brass & alloy plates, clocks, photographs, postcards, records, transfers. Spine sunned, creased, else very good. With 4-page Supplement to Price List laid in. 35.00

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54 British Railways British Railways Cartage Hand-Book for the use of Supervisors, Motor Drivers, Road Motor Attendants, and others employed on cartage operations
British Transport Commission, London, 1960, 
(British Railways). British Railways Cartage Hand-Book for the use of Supervisors, Motor Drivers, Road Motor Attendants, and others employed on cartage operations. London : British Transport Commission, January, 1960. First Edition. Pp [1]-70,(2). 12mo, red printed stapled card covers. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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55 British Railways) British Railways : Today and Tomorrow
Railway Executive, London, 1949, 
(British Railways). British Railways : Today and Tomorrow . (London: The Railway Executive, 1949). Pp. [1]-48, folding map at rear. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, printed stapled cream card covers. Short split to head of spine, minor rust staining near staples, else vg. 25.00

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56 Broadside - New Brunswick - Intercolonial Railway) One More! Cheap Excursion to the International Exhibiton, St. John, N.B. onTuesday, October 1st, 1896
Moncton Transcript Printe, Moncton, 1896, 
(Broadside - New Brunswick - Intercolonial Railway). One More! Cheap Excursion to the International Exhibiton, St. John, N.B. on Tuesday, October 1st,1896. Time and Rates as folows [...]. Tickets issued at the foregoing rate s are good going by the above scheduled trains only. Good for return by allregular trains on or before Saturday, October 3rd, 1896. A special train w ill leave St. John for Amherst and intermediate stations at 22.00 o'clock (standard time) Thgursday night, October 1st. Tickets are good only for continuous journey in either direction. Passengers will please call at ticket offices early so as not to delay trains. Jno. M. Lyons, General Passenger and Ticket Agent. Intercolonial Railway. Railway Office, Moncton, N.B., Sept.25th, 1896. Single orange sheet, printed one side only, 9 inches wide by 2 0 inches high. This broadside was produced by Moncton Transcript Print, andcontains the rates and time schedule for this special excursion, the full return fare from Amherst to St. John being $2.00. Horizontal folds, browning and tears to left margin, tear at top edge where affixed to wall, numerous pencilled numbers on reverse, else very good. 180.00

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57 Broadside - New Brunswick - Intercolonial Railway) R U Going to the International Exhibiton at St. John, N.B.? Look at the following Special Excursion Rates, In effect from Amherst, Point du Chene, Cold Brook, and stations inclusive, to St. John and return, on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 1896
Moncton Transcript Printe, Moncton, 1896, 
(Broadside - New Brunswick - Intercolonial Railway). R U Going to the International Exhibiton at St. John, N.B.? Look at the following Special Excursion Rates, In effect from Amherst, Point du Chene, Cold Brook, and stations inclusive, to St. John and return, on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 1896. Time and Rates as folows [...]. Tickets issued at the foregoing rates are good going by the above scheduled trains only. Good for return by all regular trains on or before Friday, October 2nd, 1896. A special train will leave St. John for Amherst and intermediate stations at 22.00 o'clock (standard time) Tuesday night, September 29th. Tickets are good only for continuous journey in either direction. Passengers will please call at ticket offices early so asnot to delay trains. Jno. M. Lyons, General Passenger and Ticket Agent. In tercolonial Railway. Railway Office, Moncton, N.B., Sept. 22nd, 1896. Single sheet, printed one side only, 8 inches wide by 19 inches high. This broadside was produced by Moncton Transcript Print, and contains the rates and time schedule for this special excursion, the full return fare from Amherst to St. John being $2.00. Horizontal folds, a couple of short tears to edges, small piece missiing from left margin (not affecting text), tear at top edge where affixed to wall, else very good. 180.00

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58 BRONTE, Charlotte). GASKELL, E. C. GASKELL, E. C. SCOTT, Temple WILLETT, B. W. Life of Charlotte Brontė
John Grant, Ediinburgh, 1911, 
(BRONTE, Charlotte). GASKELL, E. C. The Life of Charlotte Brontė. Introduction and Notes by Temple Scott and B. W. Willett. Illustrated. Edinburgh : John Grant, 31 George IV. Bridge, 1911. Pp (8),v-xviii,1-526,(6), frontispiece portrait (with tissue guard) + 25 plates. 8vo, brown half-calf, marbled blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, top edgegilt. Thornton Edition. E. C. Gaskell = Mrs. Gaskell = Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson; ( b. September 29, 1810, London – d. November 12, 1865, Holybourne, Hampshire). Professionally repaired, bookplate, some edgewear, else very good. 150.00 Contents : Ch. I. Description of Keighley and its neighbourhood - Haworth Parsonage and Church - Tablets of the Brontė family. Ch. II. Characteristics of Yorkshiremen - Manufactures of the West Riding - Descendants of the Puritans - A characteristic incident - Former state of the country - Isolated country houses - Two Yorkshire squires - Rude sports of the people - Rev. William Grimshaw, Curate of Haworth - His opinion and treatment of his parishioners - The "arvills," or funeral feasts - Haworth Field-Kirk - Church-riots at Haworth on the appointment of Mr. Redhead as Perpetual Curate - Arrival of Mr. Brontė at Haworth. Ch. III. The Rev.Patrick Brontė - His marriage with Miss Branwell of Penzance - Social cust oms in Penzance - The Branwell family - Letters of Miss Branwell to Mr. Brontė - Marriage of Mrs. Brontė - Thornton, the birth-place of Charlotte Brontė - Removal to Haworth - Description of the Parsonage - The people of Haworth - The Brontė family at Haworth - Early training of the little Brontės -Characteristic anecdotes of Mr. Brontė - Death of Mrs. Brontė - Village sc andal - Studies of the Brontė family - Mr. Brontė's account of his childrenCh. IV. Miss Branwell comes to Haworth - Account of Cowan's Bridge (Lowood ) School and the Rev. Carus Wilson - Originals of "Miss Scatcherd," "Helen Burns," and "Miss Temple" - Outbreak of fever in the school - Characteristics of the Brontė sisters - Deaths of Maria and Elizabeth Brontė. Ch. V. Theold servant Tabby - Patrick Branwell Brontė - Charlotte Brontė's catalogue of her juvenile productions, with specimen page - Extract from the introdu ction to Tales of the Islanders - History of the year 1829 - Charlotte's taste for Art - Extracts from other early writings in MS. - Charlotte's mental tendencies and home duties - A strange occurrence at the Parsonage - A youthful effusion in verse. Ch. VI. Personal description of Charlotte Brontė - Miss Wooler's school at Roe Head - Oakwell Hall and its legends - Charlotte's first appearance at school - Her youthful character and political feelings - School days at Miss Wooler's - Mr. Cartwright and the Luddites - Mr.Roberson of Heald's Hall - Chapel scenes and other characteristics of Heck mondwike and Gomersall. Ch. VII. Charlotte Brontė leaves school, and returns home to instruct her sisters - Books at the parsonage - A dreary winter -Letters to a friend visiting London for the first time - On the choice of books - On dancing - Character and talents of Branwell Brontė - Plans for his advancement - Prospect of separation. Ch. VIII. Charlotte as teacher at Miss Wooler's school - Emily's home-sickness - Letters indicative of Charlotte's despondency and melancholy - The sisters at home - Winter evenings atHaworth - Charlotte writes to Southey, and Branwell to Wordsworth - Branwe ll's letter and verses - Prospect of losing the society of a friend - Charlotte's correspondence with Southey - Letter written in a state of despondency - Accident to the old servant, and characteristic kindness of the Brontės - Symptoms of illness in Anne Brontė - Charlotte's first proposal of marriage - Charlotte and Anne go out as governesses - Experiences of governess life - Advent of the first Curate at Haworth - A second proposal of marriage - A visit to the sea-side. Ch. IX. Branwell Brontė still at home - Miss Branwell and her nieces - Plan of keeping a school - Charlotte commences herfirst story - The Curates at Haworth - Charlotte's sentiments on marriage - She seeks and obtains a situation as governess. Ch. X. Second experiencesof governess life - Project of a school revived, and plans for its realisa tion - Miss Wooler's offer of her school declined. Ch. XI. Mr. Brontė accompanies his daughters to Brussels - Charlotte's impressions of the place - The Pensionnat of Madame Héger and its inmates - M. Héger's method of teaching French - Charlotte's exercises in French composition - Her impressions of the Belgians - Arrangements of the Pensionnat - Charlotte's conduct as English teacher - Loss of a young friend - Death of Miss Branwell, and returnto Haworth - M. Héger's letter to Mr. Brontė".. Ch. XII. Charlotte returns to Brussels - Her account of Carnival and Lent - Solitariness of the Engli sh teacher in the Pensionnat - Her devoir "Sur la nom de Napoleon" - Depression, loneliness, and home-sickness - Estrangement from Madame Héger, and return to Haworth - Traits of kindness - Emily and her dog "Keeper". Ch. XIII. Plan of school-keeping revived and abandoned - Deplorable conduct of Branwell Brontė and its consequences. Ch. XIV. Publication of the Poems of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell - Letter to Miss Wooler - Preparation for publishing the sisters' first fictions - Letter of advice to a young friend. Ch. XV. Mr. Brontė afflicted with blindness, and relieved by a successful operation for cataract - Charlotte Brontė's first work of fiction, The Professor- She commences Jane Eyre - Circumstances attending its composition - Her ideas of a heroine - Her attachment to home - Haworth in December - A letter of confession and counsel. Ch. XVI. State of Charlotte Brontė's health atthe commencement of 1847 - Family trials - Wuthering Heights and Agnes Gre y accepted by a publisher - The Professor rejected - Completion of Jane Eyre, its reception and publication - The reviews of Jane Eyre, and the author's comments on them - Her father's reception of the book - Public interest excited by Jane Eyre - Dedication of the second edition to Mr. Thackeray - Correspondence of Currer Bell with Mr. Lewes on Jane Eyre - Publication of Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey - Miss Brontė's account of the authoress of Wuthering Heights - Domestic anxieties of the Brontė sisters - Currer Bell's correspondence with Mr. Lewes - Unhealthy state of Haworth - Charlotte Brontė on the revolutions of 1848 - Her repudiation of authorship - Anne Brontė's second tale, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Misunderstanding as to the individuality of the three Bells, and its results - Currer and Acton Bellvisit London - Charlotte Brontė's account of her visit - The Chapter Coffe e House - The Clergy Daughters' School at Casterton - Death of Branwell Brontė - Illness and death of Emily Brontė. Ch. XVII. The Quarterly Review on Jane Eyre-Severe illness of Anne Brontė - "Her last verses - She is removedto Scarborough-Her last hours, and death and burial there-Charlotte's retu rn to Haworth, and her loneliness. Ch. XVIII. Commencement and completion of Shirley - Originals of the characters, and circumstances under which it was written - Loss on railway shares - Letters to Mr. Lewes and other friends on Shirley, and the reviews of it - Miss Brontė visits London, meets Mr. Thackeray, and makes the acquaintance of Miss Martineau - Her impressions of literary men. Ch. XIX. Currer Bell" identified as Miss Brontė at Haworth and the vicinity - Her letter to Mr. Lewes on his review of Shirley - Solitude and heavy mental sadness and anxiety - She visits Sir J. and Lady Kay Shuttleworth - Her comments on critics, and remarks on Thackeray's Pendennisand Scott's Suggestions on Female Education - Opinions of Shirley by Yorks hire readers. Ch. XX. An unhealthy spring at Haworth - Miss Brontė's proposed visit to London - Her remarks on The Leader - Associations of her walks on the moors - Letter to an unknown admirer of her works - Incidents of hervisit to London - Her impressions of a visit to Scotland - Her portrait, b y Richmond - Anxiety about her father. Ch. XXI. Visit to Sir J. and Lady Kay Shuttleworth - The biographer's impressions of Miss Brontė - Miss Brontė's account of her visit to the Lakes of Westmoreland - Her disinclination for acquaintance and visiting - Remarks on Woman's Mission, Tennyson's In Memoriam, etc. - Impressions of her visit to Scotland - Remarks on a review inthe Palladium .. Ch. XXII. Intended republication of Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey - Reaction after her visit to Scotland - Her first meeting with Mr. Lewes - Her opinion of Balzac and George Sand - A characteristic incid ent - Account of a friendly visit to Haworth Parsonage - Remarks on The Roman, by Sydney Dobell, and on the character of Dr. Arnold - Letter to Mr. Dobell. Ch. XXIII. Miss Brontė's visit to Miss Martineau, and estimate of herhostess - Remarks on Mr. Ruskin's Stones of Venice - Preparations for anot her visit to London - Letter to Mr. Sydney Dobell: the moors in autumn - Mr. Thackeray's second lecture at Willis's Rooms, and sensation produced by Currer Bell's appearance there - Her account of her visit to London - She breakfasts with Mr. Rogers, visits the Great Exhibition, and sees Lord Westminster's pictures - Return to Haworth and letter thence - Her comment on Mr.Thackeray's Lecture - Counsel on development of character. Ch. XXIV. Remar ks on friendship - Letter to Mrs. Gaskell on her and Miss Martineau's viewsof the Great Exhibition and Mr. Thackeray's lecture, and on the Saint's Tr agedy - Miss Brontė's feelings towards children - Her comments on Mr. J. S.Mill's article on the Emancipation of Women - More illness at Haworth Pars onage - Letter on Emigration - Periodical returns of illness - Miss Wooler visits Haworth - Miss Brontė's impressions of her visit to London - Her account of the progress of Villette - Her increasing illness and sufferings during winter - Her letter on Mr. Thackeray's Esmond - Revival of sorrows andaccessions of low spirits - Remarks on some recent books - Retrospect of t he winter of 1851-2 - Letter to Mrs. Gaskell on Ruth. Ch. XXV. Miss Brontė revisits Scarborough - Serious illness and ultimate convalescence of her father - Her own illness - Villette nearly completed - Further remarks on Esmond and Uncle Tom's Cabin - Letter respecting Villette - Another letter about Villette - Instance of extreme sensibility. Ch. XXVI. The biographer's difficulty - Deep and enduring attachment of Mr. Nicholls for Miss Brontė - Instance of her self-abnegation - She again visits London - Impressions of this visit - Letter to Mrs. Gaskell - Reception of the critiques on Villette - Misunderstanding with Miss Martineau - Letter on Mr. Thackeray's portrait - Visit of the Bishop of Ripon to Haworth Parsonage - Her wish to see the unfavourable critiques on her works - Her nervous shyness of strangers, and its cause - Letter on Mr. Thackeray's lectures. Ch. XXVII. Letter to Mrs. Gaskell on writing fiction, etc. - The biographer's account of her visit to Haworth, and reminiscences of conversations with Miss Brontė - Letters from Miss Brontė to her friends - Her engagement to Mr. Nicholls, and preparations for the marriage - The marriage ceremony and wedding tour - Her happiness in the married state - New symptoms of illness, and their cause - Thetwo last letters written by Mrs. Nicholls - An alarming change - Her death . Ch. XXVIII. Mourners at the funeral - Conclusion.

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59 Brookfield Bicentennial Committee) SPIDLE, Ada HAMILTON, James Fragments of the Past : History Notes of Brookfield and Area
Brookfield Bicentennial Committee, Brookfield, NS, 1984, 
(Brookfield). [SPIDLE, Ada, et al.]. Fragments of the Past : History Notes of Brookfield and Area. Brookfield : Brookfield Bicentennial Committee, November 1984. Pp (4),1-213, + 32 p. of maps & photos. Large 8vo, cream card covers, black comb-binding. Some of the chapters : The Brookfield Box Company; The Story of the Brookfield Creamery; The Railroad Comes to Brookfield; Brookfield Schools; The History of the Brookfield Telephone Exchange; Poemsof James Hamilton; Poems of Henry Hamilton; Sports in Brookfield ; Brentwo od; Forest Glen; Upper Brookfield; Shortt's Lake. With some family histories. Vg. 25.00

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60 BROOKS, Kate) Tracks and Trains : Truro's Railroad History (1858-1997
Wilson Fuel Company, Truro, 1997, 
(BROOKS, Kate). Tracks and Trains : Truro's Railroad History (1858-1997). (Truro) : Commissioned by Wilson Fuel Company, a proud sponsor of the Anniversary Train Excursion, June 8, 1997. Pp (12). Illustrated. 8vo, wrappers. Vg. 8.50

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