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1 HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler HOWE, Joseph Clockmaker, The ; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. First edition
Joseph Howe, 1836, 1836 
HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler. The Clockmaker ; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. Halifax, N.S.: Printed and Published by Josep h Howe, 1836. Pp (4),[v]-vi,[1]-221,(1). 12mo, red cloth, printed label to front board.

The first edition of one of the corner-stones of Canadian literature.

TPL 1963, Lande, 1814 & S1014, Watters p.219, NSIB 17.

"This first edition of The Clockmaker is excessively rare." - Lande, Supplement.

"The 1836 edition is rarely met with." - Logan p.157.

In original boards, but a modern matching spine and new end-papers. Has suffered some waterstaining tocloth and bottom corner of endpapers, but not affecting the text pages. Sm all section torn from margin of pp 51-52, light foxing, occasional small stains, corner creasing.
The front board-label has been rubbed to illegibility. Otherwise a solid specimen of a very scarce book. 3,000.00

Price: 3000.00 CDN
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2 BURPEE, Lawrence J. HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler HOWE, Joseph DEMILLE, James Humour of the North. Selected and Arranged by Lawrence J. Burpee.
Musson Book Company, Limited, Toronto , 1912, 
BURPEE, Lawrence J. Humour of the North. Selected and Arranged by Lawrence J. Burpee. Toronto : The Musson Book Company, Limited, (1912). Pp [i]-viii,1-104. 16mo, violet card covers, French flaps. In the Canadian Treasury Series. Poems by Joseph Howe (18094-1873), Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1796-1865), William Henry Drummond (1854-1907), Mrs. Everard Cotes (1862- ), JamesMcCarroll (1814-1890), George Thomas Lanigan (1845-1886), James Demille (1 836-1880). Spine and bottom front cover chipped, tear to bottom half of front wrapper at spine, gift inscription, small brown spots to a couple of leaves, else very good. 125.00

Price: 125.00 CDN
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3 PRATT, E.J.). ROSS, Malcolm, (ed.) HOWE, Joseph HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler Our Sense of Identity : A Book of Canadian Essays. First Edition in dustjacket
Ryerson Press, 1954, 
(PRATT, E.J.). ROSS, Malcolm (ed.). Our Sense of Identity : A Book of Canadian Essays. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1954). Pp (6),vii-xv,(3),3-346,(6). 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.638, Rhodenizer p.974. Includes "Ned Pratt - Poet" by Thelma Lecocq (pp.192-200). Laasko: "E.J. Pratt : An Annotated Bibliography" C36. Of Nova Scotia interest : "Responsible Government" by Joseph Howe (pp.15-19; "Old Times in Nova Scotia" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (pp.91-100). Very good in worn, torn dj. 30.00

Price: 30.00 CDN
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