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Centenary of Methodism in Eastern North America, 1782-1882. Halifax. (the a
Toronto. William Briggs. n.d. c.[1883].,  12mo, 17.5cm., xi,123p., grey cloth, black blind-stamped decorative panel on upper cover, titles in gilt on upper cover and spine, fine copy, rare
$21.00                          Book Number: 19205                         Order / Enquire

[HOWARD, Dr. G.S.]
Report of the Trial of the Libel Suit of Dr. G.S. Howard, of Carleton Place, Ont., against the "Montreal Star". Reprint from the "Star", 1898.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  [Montreal. The Montreal Star.,  1898]. 21.5cm, 136p. illustrated title repeated on the front wrapper, many text drawn illustrations, tape stained upper cover laid down on plain stiff wraps, spine cap wanting, printed on very fragile paper, a very good copy, rare The Montreal Star claimed that the Carleton Place Doctor, who attempted to establish a new and somewhat bizarre religion/occultism, had defrauded at least one southern U.S. family of $5,000. This resulted in one of the most interesting libel suits of the 19th century which was held before Sir William Meredith in Perth, Ontario.
$157.50                          Book Number: 5355                         Order / Enquire

Travels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion. With Notes and Illus trations, by the Editor of "Captain Rock's Memoirs".
New York. John Doyle. 1835.,  19cm, (viii)264p., notes, contemporary full brown sheep, black leather labe l, gilt title, gilt bands, foxing, worn, very good (S9.2) - The great Irish poet looks on Ireland on the eve of Royal Assent having been given to the Catholic Relief Bill in 1829. .being one of the everlasting "Seven Millio n"thus liberated" I.exclaimed "Thank God! I may now, if I like, turn Prot estant". He considers, in depth, the advantages of being a Protestant or Ca tholic in Ireland. Published anonymously, a former owner has written Thoma s Moore's name after "an Irish Gentleman" on the full title page.
$52.50                          Book Number: 18057                         Order / Enquire

Two Centuries of Christian Witness in Truro, Nova Scotia. First United Church, 1760-1960.
[Toronto. Printed and Bound by the Ryerson Press]. 1960.,  23cm, 85p. illustrations and portraits, bibliography, fine in near fine jacket
$15.75                          Book Number: 13755                         Order / Enquire

[MOREAU, Louis Edmond], (1834-1895)
Nos Croises ou Histoire Anecdotique de l'Expedition des Voluntaires Canadiens a Rome pour la Defense de l'Eglise.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Montreal. Fabre & Gravel, Librairies-Editeurs. 1871.,  18cm, viii,338p., appendix, original blind stamped purple cloth, gilt spine title & decoration on front, binders tape down the spine, a working copy (ds4) A history of the Canadian Zouaves, a contingent from the province of Quebec, that enrolled in the papal army to help defend Rome from the Italian troops who wanted to bring about Italian unification from 1868 to 1870. About 390 Canadians served as pontifical troops and an appendix includes a nominal roll. A scarce account of a little-known segment of Canadian history.
$150.00                          Book Number: 25396                         Order / Enquire

The Quarterly Review. Vol. XXXIII. Published in December, 1825, & March, 1826.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston , (Lincolnshire). Wells and Lilly. 1826.,  22.2cm, 608p., (6), index, three-quarter crimson roan, marbled boards, gilt title & bands, foxing throughout, covers & spine worn, front hinge broken but holding, good to very good, internally sound. (Ds5.7). - Volume 38 includes numbers 65 and 66. The magazine was started in 1809. Articles include "Memoirs of Samuel Pepys" (1659-1669), "Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816,1820, and 1824" (Waterton), "Observations of the Importance of the North American Colonies to Great Britain, by an old Inhabitant of British America" (Haliburton), "The State of Ireland" (1825), "Recent Discoveries in Africa, made in the Years 1823 and 1824" (Denham, Clapperton, Oudney), and "The Mission to Siam, and Hue, the Capital of Cochin-China, in the Years 1821,2" (Finlayson).
$60.00                          Book Number: 20627                         Order / Enquire

[POPE, Richard T.P.]
Authentic Report of the Discussion between the Rev. Richard T.P. Pope and the Rev. Thomas Maguire, in Dublin.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  London. E. Barry. 1827.,  16mo. 14cm, iv,387p., bound in contemporary full dark calf, gilt ruled raised bands, extra gilt decorations in the panels, red morocco label, gilt titles, gilt borders and decoration on the boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, some wear at the edge else a very good to fine copy in fine binding (ids)
$87.50                          Book Number: 8799                         Order / Enquire

[RENFREW, Ontario]
Lochwinnoch. 100 Years of Rural Church History, 1894 - 1994.
Renfrew. Lochwinnoch Presbyterian Church. 1993.,  4to. 28cm, 102p., numerous illustrations, illustrated wraps, spiral bound, fine (ds11). - An anecdotal centennial history of Lochwinnoch Presbyterian Church in Lochwinnoch, Ontario. Much information about members of the congregation and a complete list of pastors.
$8.75                          Book Number: 14891                         Order / Enquire

[VICARS, Hedley S.J.].
Memorials of Captain Hedley Vicars, Ninety-Seventh Regiment. (Anonymous). By the author of "The Victory Won'.
New York. Robert Carter & Brothers. 1856.,  16mo., 16.5cm, x,11-300p., steel engraved frontis portrait of Captain Vicars, in contemporary half black roan, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt titles, marbled boards, some wear at the edges, some foxing, else a very good to fine sound copy Captain Vicars was stationed at Halifax, N.S., from June 1851 to May 1853 with the 97th regiment, which included a trip to Niagara Falls in the Autumn of 1851. The book mainly discusses matters religious but does contain some account of the details of day to day life in Halifax during this period.
$105.00                          Book Number: 13848                         Order / Enquire

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