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Image for Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: November 1967

Canadian Antiques Collector - a Journal of Antiques and Fine Arts: November 1967

By: Adams, Marian: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 764G0122

Condition: Good


31 pages Features: Confederation Silversmiths - Brief history of Canadian silversmiths of the Confederation period (1867 - 1871); 300 Years of Canadian Art - A look at an exhibition of Canadian art at the Art Gallery of Ontario from the early French colonial period to 1966; Eskimo Art - A Collector's Viewpoint; Animal Menagerie of the 1700's - Brief look pottery and porcelain animals from 18th century England; A Short History of Antique Miniature Furniture; An Outline of English Period Furniture - Identifying the various periods, their dates, and the wood used; and Contemporary French T... View more info

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The American Wool Manufacture - Complete in Two (2) Volumes

By: Cole, Arthur Harrison

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Cambridge: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 552C6728

Condition: Good


392 + 328 pages. Index in second volume. Lists of illustrations. Handsome black and white plates. Examines: The Colonial Period; The Era of the Small Factory; The Mature Factory; Industrial Maturity. A masterly treatment of the subject. Former reference library copy set with usual markings and average wear. Binding intact. A sturdy set in navy buckram with brilliant gilt spine lettering. View more info

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The Belgian Congo and The Berlin Act

By: Keith, Arthur Berriedale

Price: $350.00

Publisher: England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3696

Condition: Fair


344 pages. Index. Aims to "examine in the history of the Independent State of the Congo the defects of the Berlin Act, and to indicate the amendments which must be made in that international compact if it is to serve the high purposes for which it was destined, the extension to central Africa of the benefits of civilization and freedom of trade." - Preface. Former library copy with usual markings. Sturdily rebound in tan buckram. A sound copy. View more info

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Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Colonial Pennsylvania

By: Merrell, James H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 732A4683

ISBN: 0393046761

Condition: Fine


0393046761 463 pages including index. An award-winning historian's beautifully written reconstruction of how Europeans lived in peace and war with Indians on America's colonial frontier. Long erased from history - overlooked even in Benjamin West's famous painting of William Penn's legendary encounter with the Indians - the go-betweens of early America are recovered here in vivid detail. "... subtle, original, and engaging all at once... His creative and elegant narrative not only explores an intiguing subject; it opens up a whole new perspective on parts of eighteenth-century American ... View more info

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Dispossession by Degrees: Indian Land and Identity in Natick, Massachusetts, 1650-1790 (Studies in North American Indian History)

By: O'Brien, Jean M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 425H1119

ISBN: 0521561728

Condition: Fine


0521561728 xiii, (1), 224 pages. "In the late eighteenth century, Natick Indians experienced a process of 'dispossession by degrees' that rendered them invisible within the larger context of the colonial social order, and enabled the construction of the myth of Indian extinction." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. View more info

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Painting during the colonial period in British Columbia, 1845-1871: Monograph from an exhibition at the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, University of Victoria, June-July 1979

By: Peters, Helen Bergen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Sono Nis Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 644C7026

ISBN: 0919462472

Condition: Fair


0919462472 78 pages. Features the works of Edward Parker Bedwell, Henry James Warre, John Clayton White and Frederick Whymper. Monograph from an Exhibition at the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, University of Victoria June-July 1979. Four British artists who recorded the British Columbia landscape in the third quarter of the nineteenth century constitute the material of this study. Eschewing dependence on formal art criticism she chooses rather to focus on the historical function of the works as documentary records. The biographies and catalogue raisonnes which conclude the study are maj... View more info

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How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

By: Rodney, Walter

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Bogle-l'Ouverture Publications: 1988

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 241A7549

ISBN: 0904521508

Condition: Good


0904521508 312 pages. Index. "An inquiry into the inter-relations of Europe and Africa from the fifteenth century to the end of the colonial period... Examines African growth before the coming of the Europeans, using seven regions as concrete examples, and treats the European slave trade as a basic factor in African underdevelopment and technical stagnation... Places the awesome responsibility of redevelopment in the hands of Africans... Author was assassinated by agents of the Burnham government in 1980 following a year of political and industrial agitation." - from back cover. Pr... View more info

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Reasons for Judgement in the Supreme Court of British Columbia Between: Delgamuukw, Also Known as Ken Muldoe, Suing on His Own Behalf and on Behalf of All the Members of the HOUSE OF DELGAMUUKW - Plaintiffs, and: Her Majesty the Queen: Defendant

By: The Chief Justice Allan McEachern

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Smithers, British Columbia Court Registry: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737A4983

Condition: Good


394 pages of perhaps the most important court judgement in British Columbia history. Sections include: Summary of findings and conclusions; introduction; the claim and the territory - an outline; definitions; historical overview; the plaintiffs; the nature of the action; history of the Gitksan and We't'suwet'en people; remaining legal issues; creation of aboriginal interests; relevant political history of British Columbia in the pre-colonial and colonia period; relevan political history of the province from union with Canada in 1871 to present; the authorities and some comments; the plaintiff... View more info

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Songs of the Pacific Northwest: Folk, Topical, Historical

By: Thomas, Philip

Price: $69.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Hancock House Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 321A7819

ISBN: 0888390408

Condition: Fair


0888390408 176 pages. Many black and white illustrations. Lyrics and music to many songs. "This unique collection of songs spanning a period of 75 years is a colorful documentary giving vivid glimpses into the social, economic, and political life of the province of British Columbia from the time of Captain Cook to the present." - from back cover. Chapters include: Pre-Colonial Times; Victoria, Vancouver Island; The Fraser River and the Cariboo Gold Rushes; Towards Confederation; Pioneering, Sod-busting and Settling In; Transportation by Land and Water; Logging and Sawmilling; Minin... View more info

Divine Rebel: The Life of Anne Marbury Hutchinson

By: Williams, Selma R.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501264

ISBN: 0030558468

Condition: Fine


0030558468 246 pages including index. Subject clearly emerges as a feminist before her time, a champion of individual liberty, and a significant figure in American history. "In American history Anne Hutchinson is usually written off in a defamatory one-liner as a religious nut or menopausal neurotic. In this sympathetic biography, Selma R. Williams peels off those perjorative labels, returns to original sources for another careful look, and gives us at last Anne Hutchinson's side of the story." - Ann Jones, author of Women Who Kill. Book and dust jacket clean, bright and unmarked w... View more info