Dorothy Dumbrille Books

Dorothy Dumbrille [Mrs. J. T. Smith] was born at Crysler, Ontario, daughter of the late Venerable Archdeacon Dumbrille. She attended school at North Gower, Iroquois, and Kemptville. She now resides at Alexandria, where she is the wife of the Principal of the Alexandria High School. Author of Deep Doorways [1941], All This Difference [945] and of several books of poetry, she is chairman of the Membership Committee of the Canadian Authors' Association.

The above is taken from the dust jacket, which also has a photo of Dorothy Dumbrille [Mrs. J. T. Smith], of Up and Down The Glens, 1954 editiion by Ryserson Press, Toronto.

  1. Deep Doorways [1941] hc, 6x9, 277 p, A novel. a story of Life in Canada Between two wars

  2. Watch the Sun Rise [1943] hc, 50 p, poetry

    Table of Contents ... Our Empire..7, The Timid One..8, All is Well..9, The Answer..10, Defender of Hong Kong..11, Our Boys..12, Broken Wings..13, The Guest..14, Canadian Farmer in England..16, The Valiant..17, The Bells of England..18, The Triumph of the Skies..20, Christmas Patrol..21,The Deathless Host..22, The Old Teacher..23, Churchill..24, Sea Meeting..25, The Avenger..26, Return from Dieppe..28, Christmas At Sea..29, Somebody Prayed..30, Reconsecration..31, Pleading Hands..32, Prayer for a New Scholar..35, Glengarry..36, Now I Have Seen..38, Northern Lights..39, Letters From Mary..40, Immortality..42, Love in The Laurentians..43, September..43, Sunrise After Storm..44, Sunset..45, Spring Song..46, Exit..47.

  3. All This Difference [1945]

  4. Stairway to the stars hc, 80 p., 5x8, [1946] poetry 65 entries of poems>>
    Canadian Spring..1, The Flight..2, The Teacher..3, Blessed Art Thou Among Women..4, Death in Summer..6, The Road Home..7, Old Man Raking Leaves..8, The First Snow..9, Forever England..10, Wild Geese..11, Christmas 1945..12, Kindliness..13, Peddlar's Way..14, The Wheat Field..15, Now I have seen!..16, Fortitude..17, Remembrance Day, 1945..18, Sicilian Vesers..19, Memory..20, Youth and the War..21, Thoughts in a Library..22, Chill in the Morning Air..23, The Unfaithful..24, Come Gently Spring..25, Our Empire..26, To Autumn..27, The Lamplighters..28, Canada..29, Grace in Time of Scarcity..31, The Blizzard..32, Sweet Voyage..33, Thanksgiving for Victory..34, Winter Retreats..35,Canada [For Dominion Day, 1945]..36, Quietism..37, Cheer Up..38, The Last Supper..39, Saturday Morning..42, Morning..43, Christmas Song..44, Bedtime..45, The Little Blind Shepherd..46, The Soft Answer..48, Spring Night..49, Christmas lullaby..50, Berceuse de Noel..51, Windy Night..52, Pray For Invasion Hour..53, The Traveller..54, All is Well..56, This I remember Best..57, Easter Prayer..58, Christmas 1940..59, Return from Dieppe..60, The Deathless Host..61, The Old Teacher..62, Churchill..63, Sea Meeting..64, The Fourth Watch..65, Reconsecration..66, My Mother Is Not Dead..67, Glengarry..68, Prayer for Every Day..69, Letters From Mary..70, Stolen Blueprint..72.

  5. Up and Down The Glens [1954] The Story of Glengarry, hc., 145 p., 6x9, sketches by Stuart McCormick.
    Table of Contents; Acknowledgements..V, The Heart of Glengarry..1, The Scots Come To Glengarry..5,
    Home of the Pioneers..14, Williamstown Past and Present..29, Martintown Stalwarts..41,
    Alexandria, and its Pond..55, Letters from the Past..70, An Artist and His Home..74,
    Mystery House and Local Seer..79, Father Macdonald, Man of Parts..86, Ralph Connor Country..90,
    Bochdans and Spinning Wheels..105, Lochiel and Its Worthies..117, The McLaurins of breadalbane..131,
    The Sources of Greatness..138.

  6. Braggart In My Step [1956]hc, 185 p., More stories of Glengarry

    braggartinmystepAcknowledgement..v, The Old River Road..1, Kirktown..12, The Pupit Stone..21, The Big Cheese..27, The McLennans By The Lake..34, Jacob Snider U.E.L..44, Bainsville..53, Men to Watch..63, Red Piper..68, Forest and Swamp..77, The Lore of Lochiel..92, An Old Truck..105, The Squire of Laggan..121, MacLennan of Java..130, A Suit of Highland Homespun..146, The Wee Louse..157, The Gunsmith of Apple Hill..166

  7. We Come! We Come! poetry

  8. Last Leave, poetry

  9. ? name of title unknown at present

Should the viewer be interested in obtaining any of the above, check for availability with 2nd hand book stores, or contact us Alex W. Fraser as we might have an extra copy for sale.

We have a copy for sale of
UP AND DOWN THE GLENS 1 copy no jacket in good to excellent condition SOLD
BRAGGART IN MY STEP 1 copy no jacket in good to excellent condition SOLD
WATCH THE SUNRISE, 2 copies -- 1 with jacket, 1 with no jacket in good to excellent condition;
Cost per copy $45.00 shipping included

Alex W. Fraser
June 6, 98
updated 9/12

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