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The Patrick Hamilton Ewing Collection of
Moodie-Strickland-Vickers-Ewing Family Papers

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Series V. Printed Materials

Baikie, William Balfour, 1825-1864

  Historia naturalis, by W.B. Baikie, M.D. and Robert Heddle. Edinburgh: J. & W. Paterson, 1848.
104 p.; 23 cm.

Inscription: "To Aunt Susanna from Robert Heddle, a kind Aunt from a loving Nephew, Nov. 12, 1856".
Annotation: "Susanna" was Mrs. Moodie.

Barry, George, 1748-1805

  History of the Orkney Islands: including a view of the manners and customs of their ancient and..., by the late Rev. Dr. Barry. 2nd ed.; by the Rev. James Headrick. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1808.
xvi, 513 p.; ill., maps; 28 cm.

Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie

Bird, James, 1788-1839

  Dunwich: A tale of the splendid city, in four cantos, by James Bird; author of The Vale of Slaughden; Machin, or the discovery of Madeira... London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1828.
165 p.; 23 cm.

Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie
Inscription: "To Miss Susanna Strickland with the kind regards of her sincere Friend the Author".

Cary, Henry, 1804-1870

  Herodotus: a new and literal version from the text of Baehr with a geographical and general index, by Henry Cary, M.A., Worcester College, Oxford. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854.
vi, 613 p.; 23 cm.

Signature of J.W.D. Moodie and ex libris.
Handwritten annotations on fly leaf.

Collins, William, 1721-1759

  The Poetical Works of William Collins: With the Life of the Author, by William Collins. Cooke's ed. London: C. Cooke, [1796?].
70 p.; 15 cm.

Inscription: "From Mitchell to Henry H. Wolseley, 1797".
Inscription: "From H. Wolseley with his love and blessing, to Susanna Moodie, 1839".

Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995

  At my heart's core, by Robertson Davies.
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1950.
viii, 91 p.; 22 cm.

Inscription: "To dear Aggie from Ethel, 1950-51".

Doran, John, 1807-1878

  Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover, by Dr. Doran; author of Table Traits; Habits and Men, etc. 2nd ed. London: Richard Bentley, 1855.
2 vols.; v. 1, xxiv, 460 p.; v.2, xvi, 417 p.; 21 cm.

Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie.
Signed: C.M. Vickers.

Hall, Samuel Read, 1795-1877

  Practical lectures on parental responsibility and the religious education of children, by S. R. Hall; or the seminary for teachers, Andover, America. rev. London: Religious Tract Society, 1759.
viii, 195 p.; 16 cm.

Inscription: "For Susanna Moodie in Canada from her Friend Mr. Childs at Bungay, Dec. 4th, 1833".
Signed: Cath. M. Vickers, 1871.

[Howells, William Cooper, 1807-1894]

  Origin of evil: incarnation, etc. addressed to the honest sceptic on the occasion of Christmas, by One who has doubted. [London? : n.p., 1881?].

With corrections by the author[?].
Inscription: "From W.D. Howells' father, Jan. 81".

Johnstone, James, d. 1798

  Antiquitates Celto-Normannicae: containing the chronicle of the man and the Isles; abridged by Camden, and now first published, complete, from the original ms. in the British museum; with an English Translation, and notes. To which are added..., by the Rev. James Johnstone.
Copenhagen: Aug. Frid. Stein, 1786.
294 p.; 152 p.; 25 cm.

Ex libris: Benjamin Moodie of Melsetter, Esq.
Signed: J.W. Dunbar Moodie 1828

The Literary Garland: a Canadian magazine of tales, sketches, poetry, music, engravings, etc. Montreal: Lovell & Gibson, 1845.

Signed: Catherine M. Moodie, Belleville, March 1846.

Magrath, T.W. (Thomas William), 1769-1851

  Authentic letters from Upper Canada: with an account of Canadian Field sports, by T.W. Magrath, esq; the etchings by Samuel Lover, esq; Edited by the Rev. T. Radcliff. Dublin: William Curry, 1833.
334 p.; 20 cm.

Signed: Catherine M. Moodie, June 1884.

Malvezzi, Virgilio, marchese, 1595-1653

  Romulus and Tarquin: written in Italian... and now taught English, by H.C.L. [ie: Henry Carey, Baron Carey of Leppington, afterwards Earl of Monmouth]. London: 1673.
6 222 p.; 15 cm.

Slip of sale from Fraser Institute [Montreal]
Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie
Signed: Catherine M. Moodie Vickers, 1871

Medina, Pomar, condé de

  The Honeymoon: remembrance of a bridal tour through Scotland, by the Count de Medina Pomar; author of Estudio acerca del progreso Del Espiritu; La Religion moderna, etc. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1874.
2 vols.; v. 1, vi, 167 p.; v. 2, vii, 371 p.; 20 cm.

Signed: Catherine M. Vickers, April 14, 1876. Toronto.

Moodie, J.W. Dunbar (John Wedderburn Dunbar), 1797-1869

  "[In] friendship and love we brothers unite".
Belleville: the author, 1847.
[6] p.; 36 cm.

Song written and composed by J.W. Dunbar Moodie.
Transferred to Music Division, National Library of Canada.

Moodie, J.W.D. (John Wedderburn Dunbar), 1797-1869

  Memoirs of the late war: comprising the personal narrative of Captain Cooke, of the 43rd regiment light infantry; the history of the campaign of 1809 in Portugal, by the Earl of Munster; and a narrative of the campaign of 1814 in Holland, by Lieut. J.W.D. Moodie, H.P. 21st Fusileers. London: Colburn and Bentley, 1831.
2 vols.; v. 1, x, 321 p.; v. 2, viii, 314 p.; 19 cm.

Signed: J.W. Dunbar Moodie

Moodie, J.W. Dunbar (John Wedderburn Dunbar), 1797-1869

  Scenes and adventures as a soldier and settler during half a century, by J.W. Dunbar Moodie, late sherriff of the county of Hastings; author of Ten years in South Africa, & c., Montreal: John Lovell, 1866.
299 p.; 18 cm.

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885
  Enthusiasm and other poems, by Susanna Strickland, (now Mrs. Moodie). London: Smith, Elder, 1831.
214 p.; 18 cm.

Inscription: "Catherine Mary Moodie, the gift of her affectionate mother Susanna Moodie".

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  Flora Lyndsay; or, Passages in an eventful life, by Mrs. Moodie. London: Richard Bentley, 1854.
2 v.; p. v. 1, 299; v. 2. 304; 21 cm.

Inscription: "To Catherine J. Moodie from her mother, Susanna Moodie".

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  Geoffrey Moncton: or, The faithless guardian, by Susanna Moodie; author of Roughing It in the Bush; Mark Hurdlestone; Life in the clearings; Flora Lyndsay; Matrimonial Speculations, etc., New York: De Witt & Davenport, 1855.
362 p.; 20 cm.

Signed: Isidor Ashbury, November 1855, Montreal.

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  The history of Mary Prince [2d ed.? London: S. Maunder, 1831]. 42 p.

Title page lacking. Title and imprint from advertising matter on last page.

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  Hugh Latimer, or The school-boys' friendship, by Miss Susanna Strickland. London, Dean and Munday, [1828?]
160 p.; 15 cm.

Inscription: "To dear Catherine Mary Moodie, with her Mother's love".
Defective copy: Lacking T.P., and p. 1-12.

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  Life in the clearings versus the bush, by Mrs. Moodie, author of Roughing It in the Bush. London: Richard Bentley, 1853.
384 p.; 21 cm.
2 copies
1 copy signed Ethel R. Vickers

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  Life in the clearings versus the bush, by Mrs. Moodie, author of Roughing It in the Bush. New York: John W. Lovell, c1884.
300 p.; 19 cm.

In original paper covers, as issued.

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  Mark Hurdlestone: the gold worshipper, by Mrs. Moodie; author of Roughing It in the Bush: or Life in Canada; Enthusiasm. London: Richard Bentley, 1853.
2 vols: v. 1 p. 1-312, v. 2, p. 1-308; 21 cm.

Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie

Moodie, Susanna, 1803-1885

  The world before them: a novel, by Mrs. Moodie, author of Roughing It in the Bush. London, Richard Bentley, 1868.
3 vols.; p. v. 1, 1-312; v. 2, 1-282; v. 3, 1-311; 20 cm.

Morgan, Henry J. (Henry James), 1842-1913

  Sketches of celebrated Canadians and persons connected with Canada, from the earliest period in the history of the province down to the present time, by Henry J. Morgan, compiler of The Tour of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, 1860. Quebec: Hunter & Rose, 1862.
xiii, 779 p.; 23 cm.

Signed: S.W. Vickers

Morgan, Henry J. (Henry James), 1842-1913

  Types of Canadian women; and of women who are or have been connected with Canada, edited by Henry James Morgan. Toronto: William Briggs, 1903.
382 p.; 28 cm.

Signed: C.M. Vickers.

Needler, G.H. (George Henry), 1866-1962

  Otonabee pioneers: the story of the Stewarts, the Stricklands, the Traills and the Moodies, by G.H. Needler. Toronto: Burns & MacEachern, c1953.
172 p.; 22 cm.

With dust jacket.

Ruvigny and Raineval, Melville Henry Massue, Marquis of, 1868-1921

  The Moodie book: being an account of the families of, Melsetter, Muir, Cocklaw, Blairhill, Bryanton, Gilchorn, Pitmuies, Arbekie, Masterton, etc., by the Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval; author of The Blood Royal of England; The Jacobite Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage; The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal, etc. - s.l.: Privately printed, 1906.
3 312 p.; 29 cm.

Contains Family Chart, notations on p. 85.

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

  Historic scenes and poetic fancies, by Agnes Strickland; author of Lives of the Queens of England. London: Henry Colburn, 1850. xii, 400 p.

Inscription: "To Susanna Moodie from her affectionate sister Agnes Strickland".
Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

  Historical tales of illustrious British children, by Agnes Strickland; authoress of The Rival Crusoes & c., London: Nathaniel Hailes, [1833].
iv. 300 p.; 17 cm.

Copy belonging to Ethel R. Ewing.

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

  Lives of the Queens of England: from the Norman conquest; with anecdotes of their courts, now first published from Official records and other authentic documents, private as well as public, by Agnes Strickland. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, [18--?].
vols. 7 & 10; v. 7, 269 p.; v. 10, 315 p.; 20 cm.

Signed: [Robert McLeash?]

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

  Lives of the Queens of England: from the Norman conquest, Now first published from official records & other authentic documents, private as well as public, by Agnes Strickland. A new edition, revised and greatly augmented embellished with portraits of every Queen. London: Colburn, 1852.
8 vols.; ill.; 23 cm.

vol. 1, Signed: Agnes Strickland.

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

  The Queens of England: a series of portraits of distinguished female sovereigns: drawn and engraved by eminent artists, with biographical and historical sketches from Agnes Strickland. A new edition. New York: D. Appleton, 1861.
323 p.; ill.; 28 cm.

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

  The Royal brothers: an historical tale, by Agnes Strickland; authoress of The Lives of the Queens of England, etc. London: Jarrold & Sons, [187-].
111 p.; 17 cm.

Inscription: "Daisy Fraser from Johnnie, June 5, 1880. Daisy from Johnnie".

Strickland, Agnes, 1797-1874

  True stories from ancient history, chronologically arranged: from the creation of the world to the death of Charlemagne, by a Mother; author of Always happy; Stories from Modern history. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, n.d.
326 p.; 18 cm.

Presentation copy to Ethel Vickers, June 29, 1882.

Strickland, Samuel, 1804-1867

  Twenty-seven years in Canada West: or, the experience of an early settler, by Major C. M. Strickland; edited by Agnes Strickland, author of The Queens of England, etc. London: Richard Bentley, 1853.
344 p.; 21 cm.

Inscription: "To my dear friend Ethel (Mrs. S.W. Ewing) T. Craig, May 1913".

Traill, Catharine Parr, 1802-1899

  The Backwoods of Canada: being letters from the wife of an emigrant officer, illustrative of the domestic economy of British America. London: Charles Knight, 1836.
351 p.; 18 cm.

Inscription: "Catherine Moodie Vickers, from her mother, Susanna Moodie".
Signed: Susanna Moodie Douro 18th June 1838
Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie

Traill, Catharine Parr, 1802-1899

  Canadian wild flowers: painted and lithographed by Agnes Fitzgibbon with botanical descriptions, by C.P. Traill; authoress of The Backwoods of Canada; The Canadian Crusoes, etc. Montreal: John Lovell, 1869.
86 p.: col. plates; 37 cm.

Ex libris: Emily B. Finley

Traill, Catharine Parr, 1801-1899

  Cot and Cradle stories, by Catharine Parr Traill; author of Lost in the Backwoods; Pearls and Pebbles, or notes of an old naturalist, etc.; edited by Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon; author of A veteran of 1812; A trip to Manitoba, etc. Toronto: William Briggs, 1895.
239 p.; 19 cm.

Inscription: "To dear Ethel [R?] Ewing with much love from her mother and niece to the author. Christmas 1895".
Clipping: Obituary notice of Mrs. Traill. Lakefield, Ont. August 29, 1899.

Tacitus, translated by Arthur Murphy, Esq. London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831.

  vol. 3 only; 1-7, xii, 387 p.; xii, 387 p.; 17 cm.

Ex libris: J.W. Dunbar Moodie

The Victoria Magazine: a cheap periodical for the Canadian people, edited by Mr. and Mrs. Moodie. [Belleville]: Joseph Wilson, Experiment office, 1848.

  (vol. 1, nos. 1-12; Sept. 1847 - Aug. 1848).

Annotations in margins

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