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Squatters' Island. in dj , BARCUS, W.D.
1 BARCUS, W.D. Squatters' Island. in dj
Oberon Press, 1986, 
BARCUS, W.D. Squatters' Island. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1986). Pp (5),6-207,(1). 8vo, grey cloth. Newfoundland section pp.59-99. "W.D. Barcus comes from Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, where fish and pulpwood are plentiful and books hard to come by. In this novel, young Andrew grows up there and to him the sea and the land are the answers to all life's questions. Squatters' Island haunts him and preys on his imagination. But as he grows up he finds that he has a wife to look after and a shop to run. The island becomes a symbol of all we lose by growing up." - r.cover. Vg in dj. 75.00

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2 BARCUS, W.D. Squatters' Island. Pbk
Oberon Press, 1986, ISBN:0887506518 
BARCUS, W.D. Squatters' Island. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1986). Pp (4),[5]-207,(1). 8vo, black card covers. Newfoundland section pp.59-99. "W.D. Barcus comes from Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, where fish and pulpwood are plentiful and books hard to come by. In this novel, young Andrew grows up there and to him the sea and the land are the answers to all life's questions. Squatters' Island haunts him and preys on his imagination. But as he grows up he finds that he has a wife to look after and a shop to run. The island becomes a symbol of all we lose by growing up." - r.cover. Vg. 20.00

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3 BELMORE, Eleanor M. Caribou Gold Mines 1864-1990
1990, ISBN:0969300018 
BELMORE, Eleanor M. Caribou Gold Mines 1864-1990. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1990]. First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,[1]-244. Double column. Illustrated. Oblong8vo, tan card covers, lettered in brown. A very full compilation of inform ation and photographs on the history of the Caribou Gold Mines area in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia. With index. Sections: The Beginnings; Gold, Gold, Gold; The Lean Years; Childhood Days, Wildwood Ways [including history of the schools, the Caribou Church, "Sickness and Death", "Lakes and Woods"]; The Best of Times... The Worst of Times (1934-1947); Not a Wheel Turning(1947-1979); Gold Fever Strikes Again. Very good. 60.00

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4 BRUCE, Charles Mulgrave Road. First Edition in dustjacket
Macmillan, Toronto, 1951, 
BRUCE, Charles. The Mulgrave Road. Toronto : Macmillan, 1951. First Edition. Pp (4),v-vi,(2),1-39,(1). 8vo, green cloth. Watters p.27, Rhodenizer p.939, NSIB 124. Native of Port Shoreham, Guysborough County. Light stain to front board, else vg in rubbed, spine-browned dj (with stain to lower front panel). 40.00

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5 BRUCE, Charles Township of Time. First Edition in dustjacket
Macmillan, Toronto , 1959, 
BRUCE, Charles. The Township of Time. Toronto : Macmillan, 1959. First Edition. Pp 234. 8vo, maroon cloth. Watters p.253, Rhodenizer p.626, Laugher p.63. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

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6 BRUCE, Charles. Atlantic classics series). BRUCE, Harry, intro. Mulgrave Road : Selected Poems of Charles Bruce. Paperback Edition.
Pottersfield, Porters Lake, 1984, ISBN:0919001238 
BRUCE, Charles. The Mulgrave Road : Selected Poems of Charles Bruce. Editedby Andy Wainwright and Lesley Choyce. With an Introduction by Harry Bruce. (Porters Lake).: Pottersfield Press, (1984). Pp. (3),4-80. 8vo, orange car d covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Native of Port Shoreham, Guysborough County. A volume in the Atlantic Classics series. Name inked to title page, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good.Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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7 CAMERON, Silver Donald RICHARDSON, Everett Education of Everett Richardson : The Nova Scotia Fishermen's Strike: 1970-71. First Edition. Signed
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1977, 
CAMERON, Silver Donald. The Education of Everett Richardson : The Nova Scotia Fishermen's Strike: 1970-71. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1977).First Edition. Pp (10),11-239,(1). With 2 maps and 7 b&w photos in the tex t. 8vo, red trade paperback. Spadoni & Donnelly 2826, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 3524. "You work three times longer than the average industrial worker - at half the pay. Death is an occupational hazard. And the law says you can't have a union. What do you do?.... "In 1970, Everett Richardson and about 250 other Nova Scotia fishermen went on a fifteen-month struggle that rent the fabric of the province's society, gave rise to headlines across the country and became a rallying point and cause célèbre for Canadian labour asa whole. For those to whom it meant the most, this classic labour struggle was a bitter education in the realities of corporate capitalism. The Educa tion of Everett Richardson reveals the way 'the system' works and gives a worker's-eye view of its dehumanizing results, capturing individual dramas and collective heroism. A rare and singularly moving book, it is a unique contribution to the understanding of Canadian labour." - from the rear cover.The chapters (unnumbered in the book) are: 1. Grade School: Who Needs a Un ion? (March, 1970 and its background); 2. Interlude: Two Teachers; 3. High School: On Strike (March 1 - June 22, 1970); 4. Interlude: The Pulpit and the Papers; 5. Junior College: Now the Women are a Great Help (June 23 - August 9, 1970); 6. Interlude: Mid-Term Break; 7. University: Not a Contract to Write Home About; 8. Interlude: Country Cunning and Unofficial Life; 9. Graduate Study: The Spring of the Jackals (November 1 1970 - July 21, 1971);10. Epilogue: January 1977. Light egdewear, else very good. Signed by Came ron on the title-page with "Best wishes". 15.00

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8 CAMERON, Silver Donald. RICHARDSON, Everett). Education of Everett Richardson : The Nova Scotia Fishermen's Strike : 1970-71. First Edition.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0771018452 
CAMERON, Silver Donald. The Education of Everett Richardson : The Nova Scotia Fishermen's Strike: 1970-71. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1977).First Edition. Pp (10),11-239,(1). With 2 maps and 7 b&w photos in the tex t. 8vo, red trade paperback. Spadoni & Donnelly 2826, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 3524. Silver Donald Cameron CM ONS, né Donald Cameron (b. June 21, 1937, Toronto). "You work three times longer than the average industrial worker - at half the pay. Death is an occupational hazard. And the law says you can't have a union. What do you do?.... "In 1970, Everett Richardson and about 250 other Nova Scotia fishermen went on a fifteen-month struggle that rent the fabric of the province's society, gave rise to headlines across thecountry and became a rallying point and cause célèbre for Canadian labour as a whole. For those to whom it meant the most, this classic labour struggle was a bitter education in the realities of corporate capitalism. The Education of Everett Richardson reveals the way 'the system' works and gives aworker's-eye view of its dehumanizing results, capturing individual dramas and collective heroism. A rare and singularly moving book, it is a unique contribution to the understanding of Canadian labour." - from the rear cover. The chapters (unnumbered in the book) are: 1. Grade School: Who Needs a Union? (March, 1970 and its background); 2. Interlude: Two Teachers; 3. High School: On Strike (March 1 - June 22, 1970); 4. Interlude: The Pulpit andthe Papers; 5. Junior College: Now the Women are a Great Help (June 23 - A ugust 9, 1970); 6. Interlude: Mid-Term Break; 7. University: Not a Contractto Write Home About; 8. Interlude: Country Cunning and Unofficial Life; 9. Graduate Study: The Spring of the Jackals (November 1 1970 - July 21, 1971 ); 10. Epilogue: January 1977. Light wear to covers, else very good. 15.00

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9 Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory series) Fish and Wildlife Resources. ex-lib.
Institute for Resource and Envinronmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1975, 
Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Fish and WildlifeResources . Halifax: Institute, for Resource and Environmental Studies, Da lhousie University, 1975. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-18,(2), + 1 large folding map inpouch at rear. 4to, illustrated aqua card covers. A volume in the Strait o f Canso Natural Environment Inventory, commissioned by the Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Ex-library (stickers, card pouch), else vg. 8.00

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10 Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory series) Geological Resources. ex-lib.
Institute for Resource and Envinronmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1975, 
Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Geological Resources . Halifax: Institute, for Resource and Environmental Studies, DalhousieUniversity, 1975. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-7,(1), + 1 large folding map in pouch at rear. 4to, illustrated red card covers. A volume in the Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory, commissioned by the Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Ex-library (stickers, card pouch), else vg. 8.00

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11 Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory series) Natural Environment Development Considerations. ex-lib.
Institute for Resource and Envinronmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1976, 
Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Natural Environment Development Considerations . Halifax: Institute, for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, 1976. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-19,(3), + 1 large folding map in pouch at rear. 4to, illustrated orange card covers. A volume in the Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory, commissioned bythe Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Ex-library ( stickers, card pouch), else vg. 8.00

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12 Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory series) Socio-Economic Environment. ex-lib.
Institute for Resource and Envinronmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1975, 
Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Socio-Economic Environment . Halifax: Institute, for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, 1975. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-17,(5), + 1 large folding map in pouch at rear. 4to, illustrated green card covers. A volume in the Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory, commissioned by the Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Ex-library (stickers, card pouch), else vg. 8.00

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13 Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory series) Socio-Economic Features. ex-lib.
Institute for Resource and Envinronmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1976, 
Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Socio-Economic Features . Halifax: Institute, for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, 1976. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-19,(3), + 1 large folding map in pouch at rear. 4to, illustrated yellow card covers. A volume in the Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory, commissioned by the Canada-Nova ScotiaStrait of Canso Environment Committee. Ex-library (stickers, card pouch), else vg. 8.00

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14 Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory series) Water Resources. ex-lib.
Institute for Resource and Envinronmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1975, 
Canada-Nova Scotia Strait of Canso Environment Committee. Water Resources .Halifax: Institute, for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie Univ ersity, 1975. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-18,(2), + 1 large folding map in pouch at rear. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. A volume in the Strait of Canso Natural Environment Inventory, commissioned by the Canada-Nova Scotia Strait ofCanso Environment Committee. Ex-library (stickers, card pouch), else vg. 8 .00

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15 Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women) Groups Dynamic : A Collection of Nova Scotia Her-Stories
Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women, Antigonish?, 1990, ISBN:0921283075 
(Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women). Groups Dynamic : A Collection of Nova Scotia Her-Stories. [Antigonish?] : Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women, (1990). Pp (1),ii-v,(1),1-50. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated grey stapled card covers, lettrered in black. Contents : A Circle ot Voices; A Woman's Place; Abortion Information and ReferralService (AIRS); Ad Hoc Women's Film Group; Antigonish Women's Resoure Cent re; Antigonish CIBC Women Tellers' Strike; Art Networking in Nova Scotia; Association des Acadiennes de la Nouvelle-Ecosse; Atlantic Provinces Political Lesbians for Example (APPLE); Black Professional Women's Group; Black Wome's Network; Canadian Abortion Rights Action League/Halifax (CARAL); Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW); Canadian Research Institute tor the Advancement of Women (CRIAW); Cape Breton Transition House; Christian Women of Faith; Colchester Women's Resource Association (CWRA); Congress of Black Women-—Halifax/Dartmouth Chapter; Eastern Shore Learning Opportunities for Women (ESLOW) and Lea Place; Elizabeth Fry (Unison) Society of Cape Breton; Elizabeth Fry Society of Halifax/Dartmouth; Four theMoment; Other Groups in the Continuing Story; Guysborough Learning Opportu nities for Women (GLOW); Halifax's First Women's Liberation Group; Halifax-Jamaca Exchange; International Women's Day - Halifax; Juniper House; Leeside Society; Lifesize Women and Film Series; Local Council of Women; Low Income Network Committee (LINC); Lunenburg County Women's Group (LCWG); Midwifery Coalition of Nova Scotia; Mothers United for Metro Shelter (MUMS); NeverAgain Affinity Group (NAAGS); Nova Scotia Childbirth Education Committee; Nova acotia Native Women's Association; Pandora; Pictou County Women's Centre; Rape Relief; Reclaim the Night / Take Back the Night; Reel Life; SecondStory Women s Centre; Stepping Stone; Third Place; Trtansiton Houses, Intr oduction; Unison Halifax; Voice of Women, Nova Scotia (VOW); Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW); Women and Video Exnloration (WAVE); Women Aware; Women In/Of the Arts; Women Unlimited ; Women s Action Coaliton of Nova Scotia (WACNS); Women's Art Group; Women's Bureau; Women's Health Education Network (WHEN); Women's Housing Cooperative; Women's Information, Resource and Relerral Service (WIRRS); Women's Initiative for Liberated Lives (WILL). Very good. 20.00

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16 Canoe Routes - Nova Scotia) Canoe Routes of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Camping Association, Halifax, 1967, 
(Canoe Routes - Nova Scotia). Canoe Routes of Nova Scotia. (Halifax: Nova Scotia Camping Association, 1967). Pp. (1),2-110. Maps. 4to, black comb-bound, pale blue card covers, lettered in black. This volume includes the following routes : Cape Breton : Lake Ainsle to Margaree Forks - Mira River - Mira River and Salmon River - Portree Bridge to Margaree Forlcs - Southwest Margaree River. Cumberland County : La Planch River - Parrsboro to Hancock Brook. Colchester County : Musquodoboit River - Stewiake River. Halifax County : Banook Lake to Shubenacadie - Dartmouth to Maitland. Annapolis County : Auburn to Annapolis Royal. Digby County: Lake Jolly to Sissiboo - Sissiboo River to Weymouth. Yarmouth County : East Branch of Tusket River - Lake Jolly down Tusket River - New Tusket to Kemptville. Shelburne County : Barrington River - Beaver Dam Lake to Round Bay - Clyde River - Roseway River - Skudiak Lake to Junction Lake - Skudiak Lake to Roseway River. Queens County : Big Dam to Lake Rossingnol - Lake Rossignol - Rossignol to Broad River - Rossignol to Highway #3 - Eighteen Mile Brook to Indian Gardens - Eighteen Mile Brook to Greenfield - Camerons Landing to Greenfield - Pleasant River to Camerons Landing - Caledonia to Cameron Lake - Pleasant River to Greenfield - Greenfield to Mill Village - Low Landing to First Lake "Trip A" - Low Landing to First Lake "Trip B" - Eight Mile Lake to Midway River - Ten Mile Lake to Mersey River - Jordan River. Guysborough County : Cameron Settlement to Island Lake - Crooked Brook to Island Lake - Rockey Lake to New Chester Road - Rockey Lake to South Arm Lake. Very good. 12.50

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17 Canoeing - Guysborough County, Nova Scotia] Get Out In Guysborough County : Overland, Undersea, Through Water. First Edition
Guysborough County Regional Development Authority, Guysborough, NS, 2004, ISBN:0973536209 
[Canoeing - Guysborough County, Nova Scotia]. Get Out In Guysborough County: Overland, Undersea, Through Water. (Guysborough, N.S.) : Guysborough Cou nty Regional Development Authority, (2004). First Edition. Pp. (3),4-136. Illustrated in colour. With maps. 8vo, photo- illustrated blue and green card covers. Co-authored by Craig Gallant, Lisa Jarvis, and Renée Arseneault. "The guidebook reviews 20 hiking and 20 paddling routes as well as an overview of 20 top dive sites accessible to divers in the waters off of Guysborough County." - from the rear cover. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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18 CLAIRMONT, Donald H and Dennis W. MAGILL MAGILL, Dennis William HENSON, Guy, foreword Nova Scotian Blacks : An Historical and Structural Overview. 1st pr,
1970, 
CLAIRMONT, Donald H and Dennis William MAGILL. Nova Scotian Blacks : An Historical and Structural Overview. Halifax : Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, 1970. Pp (4),iii-vii,(3),3-151,(3). Tables. 4to, orange card covers. Vaison p.46. [Publication ?] No 83. Part I Poverty among Nova Scotian Blacks. Chapters : Introduction; History of Nova Scotian Blacks: Conditions for the Generation and Perpetuation of Marginality; Ecological Variations in Black Marginality; Guysborough Blacks: A Case in Extreme Marginality; Conclusion: New Directions. Part II Nova Scotian Blacks: Marginality in a Depressed Region. Chapters : Introduction; The Question of SubculturalAdaptation; Cultural Adaptation Among Nova Scotian Blacks; Some Subcultura l Explanations of Black Marginality; Towards a New Subculture. With a bibliography. Foreword by Guy Henson. Sticker ghost, else vg. 30.00

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19 CLAIRMONT, Donald H and Dennis W. MAGILL MAGILL, Dennis William HENSON, Guy, foreword Nova Scotian Blacks : An Historical and Structural Overview. 4th pr,
Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1973, 
CLAIRMONT, Donald H and Dennis William MAGILL. Nova Scotian Blacks: An Historical and Structural Overview. Halifax : Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, (1973). Fourth Printing. Pp (4),iii-vii,(3),3-151,(3). Tables. 4to, yellow card covers. Vaison p.46. [Publication ?] No 83. Part Poverty among Nova Scotian Blacks. Chapters : Introduction; History of Nova Scotian Blacks: Conditions for the Generation and Perpetuation of Marginality; Ecological Variations in Black Marginality; Guysborough Blacks: A Case inExtreme Marginality; Conclusion: New Directions.Nova Scotian Blacks: Margi nality in a Depressed Region. Chapters : Introduction; The Question of Subcultural Adaptation; Adaptation Among Nova Scotian Blacks; Some Subcultural Explanations of Black Marginality; Towards a New Subculture. With a bibliography. Foreword by Guy Henson. Light edgespotting, else very good. 25.00

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20 CONNOLLY, James B. Seiners. First Edition
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1904, 
CONNOLLY, James B. The Seiners. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, (May) 1904. First Printing. Pp (6), v-vi, (2), 1-314, (2,ads), (2), frontispiece. 8vo, illustrated green cloth, t.e.g. A novel of the Gloucester fishermen, in 39 chapters, including Chapter 37. The Girl in Canso; 18. A Brush with the Yachting Fleet; 25. Trouble with the Dominion Cutters; 31. The Start of the Race. "It was only a few days before this that the new vessel of Mr. Withrow's, built by him, as everybody supposed, for Maurice Blake, had been towed around from Essex, and I remember how Maurice stood on the dock that afternoon and looked her over. There was not a bolt or a plank or a seam in her whole hull, not a square inch inside or out, that he had not been over half a dozen times while she was on the stocks; but now he had to look her over again, and as he looked his eyes took on a shine. She had been designedby a man famous the world over, and was intended to beat anything that eve r sailed past Eastern Point. She certainly was a great-looking model of a vessel, and "If she only sails and handles half so well as she looks, she'lldo for me," said Maurice. "Yes, sir, and if she's up to what I think she o ught to be, I wouldn't be afraid to bet my share of what we make out South that she'll hold her own with anything out of Gloucester--give her a few weeks to loosen up, of course." That was a good deal to say, for it was a great fleet of vessels sailing out of Gloucester; but even so, even allowing for a young skipper's pride in his first crack vessel, it meant a whole lot coming like that from Maurice Blake." - from the first chapter. Owner's name, library bookplate, a little shaky, else very good. 75.00

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