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1 ABRAHAM, Dorothy Lone Cove : A Journal of Life on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. Fifth Edition. signed by author
The author, Vancouver, 1961, 
ABRAHAM, Dorothy. Lone Cove : A Journal of Life on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. Fifth Edition. (Vancouver : The author), 1961. Pp (12),9-193,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers, spine blank. Contents : 1. Leaving England. 2. Across Canada. 3. Vargas Island. 4. My First Christmas in Canada. 5. We Move. 6. The Beaches. 7. I Go Farming. 8. Day by Day. 9. The Church. 10. I Visit a Lighthouse. 11. A Visit to KennedyLake. 12. I Find a Murdered Man. 13. Interesting Characters. 14. A Cyclone and Bush Fire. 15. Girl Guides, Tennis Club, etc. 16. Adventures and a Rat tlesnake. 17. Nootka and Indians. 18. Goodbye to Tofino. 19. West Coast Trip. 20. Conclusion. There is mention of their arrival in Halifax and the reception of returning Nova Scotia troops (p. 11); and also numerous photographs of West Coast ships. The Foreword, Introduction and Vancouver Island mapare repeated. Lightly rubbed, else very good. Signed without inscription b y the author. 25.00

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2 Agriculture) Agriculture in Newfoundland
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(Agriculture). Agriculture in Newfoundland. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. Pp [1]-7 leaves. Sm 4to, typscript. Cf O'Dea 5614. Vg. 9.00

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3 Agriculture) Gov't LUGRIN. Charles H. Fifteenth Annual Report of the Board of Agriculture of the Province of New Brunswick
1875, 
(Agriculture). Fifteenth Annual Report of the Board of Agriculture of the Province of New Brunswick. Fredericton : Lugrin & Son, Printers, Queen Street, 1875. Pp (6),[7]-80,[i]-xxi,(3). 8vo, green wraps. Proceedings of the Board; Executive Committee Meetings; Auditor's; Secretary's Report (Charles H. Lugrin), Proceedings at the Farmers' Convention held at Otnabog, Queen's County, 24th Jone, 1874 [including J.D. Nixon's essay "The Provincial Boardof Agriculture" (pp.50-60)]; Agricultural Statistics; Reports from Local S ocieties. Vg. 45.00

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4 Agriculture) Gov't TWITCHELL, G.M. Report on Agriculture for the Province of New Brunswick, for the Year
1888, 
(Agriculture). Report on Agriculture for the Province of New Brunswick, forthe Year 1887. Saint John : Daily Telegraph Book and Job Press, 1888. Pp ( 8),[ix]-lxxvi,(2),[3]-196,(2). 8vo, wraps. Parts : [I]. Charles H. Lugrin'sreport, with observations on stock improvement, supply & demand, prices, i mportation of improved seeds, testing seed vitality, and breeding (with a note on Todd's Breeding Farm); II. Proceedings of the Board of Agriculture; III. Societies' Accounts and Returns; IV. "Poultry Raising" A Lecture Delivered by Dr. G.M. Twitchell of Yarmouth, Maine, at Fredericton, February 23rd, 1888; V. "The Necessities of To-day from a Farmer's Standpoint" A Lecture Delivered by Dr. G.M. Twitchell at St. John, N.B., 28th February, 1888. Lacks r.wrap ow vg. 40.00

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5 AKENSON, Donald H. GWYN, Julian HAMILTON, Roberta WYNN, Graeme Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VI
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1988, ISBN:0969077254 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VI . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1988). Pp. (16),[17]-353,(3). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: Roberta Hamilton's "FeudalSociety and Colonization: A Critique and Reinterpretation of the Historiog raphy of New France"; Mary Kinnear's "'Do You Want Your Daughter To Marry AFarmer?': Women's Work on the Farm, 1922"; Mary McRoberts's "Corporate Str uctures and Local Economies: THe Case of the Williams Lake District Lumber Industry"; Robert E. Ankli's "The North American Wheat Futures Market During World War I"; Julian Gwyn's "'A Little Province Like This': The Economy of Nova Scotia Under Stress, 1812-1853"; Graeme Wynn's "Moving Goods and People in Mid-Nineteenth Century New Brunswick"; Welf H. Heick's "What OntarioWants, Canada Gets: The 1886 Margarine Debate"; Terence A. Crowley's "'The Site of Paradise': A Settler's Guide to Becoming a Farmer in Early Upper C anada"; William L. Marr's "Did Farm Size Matter? An 1871 Case Study"; and Thomas A. Hillman's "A Statutory Chronology of Southwestern Ontario, 1792-1981". Very good. 25.00

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6 AKENSON, Donald H. GWYN, Julian TITLEY, Brian McINNIS, R.M. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VIII
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1992, ISBN:1895158036 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VIII . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1992). Pp. (16),[17]-327,(1). 8vo, charcoal cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: R.M. McInnis's "Perspectives on Ontario Agriculture, 1815-1930: The Early Ontario Wheat Staple Reconsidered, Ontario Agriculture at Mid-Century, The Changing Structure of Canadian Agriculture, [and] Output and Productivity in Canadian Agriculture": Cathy E. Kindquist's "Migration and Madness on the Upper Canadian Frontier, 1841-1850"; Angela E. Davis's "'Country Homemakers': The Daily Lives ofPrairie Women as Seen Through the Woman's Page of the Grain Growers' Guide , 1908-1928"; Brian Titley's "Transition to Settlement: The Peace Hills Indian Agency, 1884-1890"; Julian Gwyn's "Golden Age or Bronze Moment? Wealth and Poverty in Nova Scotia: The 1850s and 1860s"; Gerard Bouchard and RegisThibeault's "Change and Continuity in the Saguenay Agriculture: The Evolut ion of Production and Yields, 1852-1871"; Robert E. Ankli's "Ontario's Dairy Industry, 1880-1920"; Bruce S. Elliott's "Emigration frmo South Leinster to Eastern Upper Canada"; and W.M. Elofson's "Adapting to the Frontier Environment: The Ranching Industry in Western Canada, 1881-1914". Very good. 25.00

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7 AKENSON, Donald H. SKEOCH, Alan E. MANNION, John McINNIS, R.M. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume III
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1982, ISBN:096907722x 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume III . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1982). Pp. (6),7-256. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: R.M. McInnis's "A Reconsideration of the State of Agriculture in Lower Canada in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century"; Darrell A. Norris and Victor Konrad's "Time, Context, and House Type Validation: Euphrasia Township, Ontario"; John Clarke's "The Activity of an Early Canadian Land Speculator in Essex County, Ontario:Would the Real John Askin Please Stand Up?"; Gerald Bloch's "Robert Gourla y's Vision of Agrarian Reform"; Peter A. Russell's "Upper Canada: A Poor Man's Country? Some Statistical Evidence"; Bruce E. Batchelor's "Economy and Society in Central Alberta on the Eve of Autonomy: The Case of the SLHC"; Alan E. Skeoch's "Developments in Plowing Technology in Nineteenth-Century Canada"; John Mannion's "The Waterford Merchants and the Irish-Newfoundland Provisions Trade, 1770-1820"; and Donald H. Akenson's "Ontario: Whatever Happened to the Irish?". Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else very good.25.00

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8 ANDERSON, Allan Remembering the Farm. : Memories of Farming, Ranching, and Rural Life in Canada, Past and Present in dj
Macmillan, 1977, 
ANDERSON, Allan. Remembering the Farm: : Memories of Farming, Ranching, andRural Life in Canada, Past and Present. Tor.: Macmillan of Canada, (1977). Pp 287. 32 pp photos. 8vo, navy cloth. Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 2453. Vg in dj. 15.00

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Farm : or A New and Entertaining Account of Rural Scenes and Pursuits, withthe Toils, Pleasures, and Productions of Farming. For young readers in the town and country., Anonymous
9 Anonymous Farm : or A New and Entertaining Account of Rural Scenes and Pursuits, withthe Toils, Pleasures, and Productions of Farming. For young readers in the town and country.
Henry F. Anners, Philadelphia, 1841, 1841 
(Anonymous). The Farm : or A New and Entertaining Account of Rural Scenes and Pursuits, with the Toils, Pleasures, and Productions of Farming. For young readers in the town and country. Philadelphia : Henry F. Anners, 1841. Pp (2),[i]-x,[11]-204,(6). Illustrated. Small 8vo, red leather spine, yellow paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine.

Contents :
Introduction.
The Farm-House.
Tillage.
Produce of the Farm.
Pulse Crops, &c.
Hops. Hemp, Flax, and Teasels.
Livestock.
Dairy and Poultry Yard.
Hay-making.
Hay-binding and Selling.
Grain Harvest.
Threshing and Dressing Grain.
The Potatoe Crops.
Turnips.
Grass.
Herbage Plants.
Dealing and Money Matters.

Wear to spine ends and corners, bookworm damage to spine, waterstaining to covers and so me leaves, browning to text leaves, else good. As is. 125.00


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Aquaculture Problems and Increasing the Bioproductivity of the World Ocean, Aquaculture)
10 Aquaculture) Aquaculture Problems and Increasing the Bioproductivity of the World Ocean
VNIRO, 1977, 1977 
(Aquaculture). Aquaculture Problems and Increasing the Bioproductivity of the World Ocean : Theses of the papers presented at the Sixth Japan - USSR Joint Symposium on Aquaculture, 7-21 October, Moscow and Batumi. Moscow : VNIRO, 1977. First Edition. Pp. 1-131. 8vo, light brown printed paper covers, plain spine.

"Underwater Equipment for Sea Farming" by M.P. Aronev,

"Direction and Methods of Selection and Creation of Bester Breeding Flocks" by I.A. Burtsov

"Some Features of Striped Mullet Males' Reproductive System in the Black Sea" by L.D. Bolkvadze

"Common Bass as a Good Object for Aquaculture" by R.A. Garaev et al

"State and Prospects of Commercial Fish Culture in the Eastern Part of the Baltic Sea" by M.L. Kangur and O.O. Leino

"Some Experiences with Rainbow Trout Culture (Salmo Gairdneri Rich.) at various Salinity" by A.A. Tzintzadze

"Trophic Necessities of the Sea Cucumber larvae in the Cultivation" by N.D. Mokretsova

"Prospects of Shrimp Cultivation in Primorje" by A.F. Volkov, et al

"Oil Pollution and Mariculture Problems of the South-east Part of the Black Sea" by N.D. Mazmanidy

"The Feeding of Black Sea Oysters in relation to their Culture " by T.F. Kraskatitza L.V. Specktorova

"Prospects of Development of Aquatic Culture in the Azov" by L.I. Semenenko, K.S. Proskurina, and many other papers.

Some occasional inked lines to margins, two small chips to front fore-edge, faint creasing to front, else very good. NOTE: Shipping should be less for this slim item. 35.00


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11 ARDA - Atlantic Regional Development Agency Blueberry Industry : The Role of ARDA. A summary of research reports and project proposals submitted to the ARDA administration by research consultants and provincial ARDA authorities. Condensed Report CR-No. 5.
Department of Forestry and Rural Development, Ottawa, 1966, 
(ARDA - Atlantic Regional Development Agency). The Blueberry Industry : TheRole of ARDA. A summary of research reports and project proposals submitte d to the ARDA administration by research consultants and provincial ARDA authorities. Condensed Report CR-No. 5. Ottawa : Department of Forestry and Rural Development, June 1966. Pp (6),1-29,(1). 4to, orange stapled card covers. Contents : Introduction. Part 1 – General Review of the Blueberry Industry (The Present Situation; Blueberry Management Practices). Part 2 – The Role of ARDA in Blueberry Development (Quebec; New Brunswick; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; Newfoundland; Blueberries as a Source of Additional Income; Market Potential for Blueberries). Appendix – Summaries of ARDA Blueberry Research Reports. Inkstamp to front cover, else very good. 20.00

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12 ARMSTRONG, Norma Ellen Some Socio-Economic, Attitudinal, Communication and Leadership Factors in Relation to the Adoption of Recommended Farm Practices in Selected Villages of Hants County, N.S.
Acadia University Institute, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, 1958, 
ARMSTRONG, Norma Ellen. Some Socio-Economic, Attitudinal, Communication andLeadership Factors in Relation to the Adoption of Recommended Farm Practic es in Selected Villages of Hants County, N.S. Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in the Department of Psychology (Sociology) at Acadia University. Wolfville, Nova Scotia : Acadia University Institute, August 1958. Pp. i-x,1-173 leaves, printed on one side only. 4to, printed grey card covers with blue titles to front, blue comb-bound spine. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Samplinjg Technique and Calculation of Adoption Scores; 3. Description of Individual Villages (of which there are fourteen unnamed Hants County communities examined); 4. Socio-Economic Factors and Adoption Scores; 5. Village Norms, Individual Attitudes and Flexibility Indices; 6. Channels of Communication; 7. Leadership Norms; 8. Summary of Conclusions. Name inked inside rear cover, spotting to fore-edge, else very good. 75.00

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13 Atlantic Winter Fair Welcome to the Second Atlantic Winter Fair, 1964 Official Program and Livestock Catalog, Halifax, Canada. Friday , October 30th, to Saturday, November7th, 1964
Atlantic Winter Fair., 1964, 
(Atlantic Winter Fair). Welcome to the Second Atlantic Winter Fair, 1964 Official Program and Livestock Catalog, Halifax, Canada. Friday , October 30th, to Saturday, November 7th, 1964. N.pl.: (Atlantic Winter Fair. 1964). Pp[1]-192. Advertisements. 8vo, yellow wrappers. Child's crayon marks to cov ers and last page, tear to back cover, rubbed, else good. 20.00

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14 Atlantic Winter Fair MANDRELL, Barbara WALLACE, Jerry 72 Atlantic Winter Fair, Halifax.
Atlantic Winter Fair, 1972, 
(Atlantic Winter Fair). '72 Atlantic Winter Fair, Halifax. N.pl.: (AtlanticWinter Fair. 1972). Pp 1-32. 4to, illustrated purple and white stapled car d covers. Half-page photo of Jerry Wallace (the man who has the number one song on the country music hit parade across North America) and full-page photo of Barbara Mandrell (one of the fastest up and coming stars of country music) – headlining the big show on Monday night. Covers worn, chipping to top edge, many penned notes, else good. 15.00

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15 BAGLOLE, Harry, (ed). COUSINS, John Exploring Island History: A Guide to the Historical Resources of Prince Edward Island. pbk
Ragweed Press, Belfast, 1977, 
BAGLOLE, Harry, (ed). Exploring Island History : A Guide to the Historical Resources of Prince Edward Island. Belfast: Ragweed Press, Spring 1977. Pp (6),iii-xi,(1),[1]-310,(2). 8vo, beige and brown card covers. In three parts: I. Island History: Eight Basic Units. Baglole's "Beginning the Course" and "The Land Question"; Louis Pelliissier's "The Native People of Prince Edward Island"; Edmond Gallant's "The Island Acadians"; David Weale's "IslandSocial History" and "Confederation"; Wayne E. MacKinnon's "Island Politics and Government"; Frank Schwartz's "An Economic History of Prince Edward Is land". II. Island History: Some Additional Themes. Marlene-Russell Clark's "Women and the Island Heritage"; John Cousins' "Prince Edward Island Shipbuilding" and "Studying Prince Edward Island Folk Songs"; Leonard Cusack's "The Island Government and the Depression"; Allan Graham's "Island Literature"; Marven Moore's "The Island and the Reciprocity Treaty of 1854"; R. AllanRankin's "Fox Farming on Prince Edward Island"; Gary Webster's "Cooperatio n, Co-operatives, and Credit Unions: Their Place in Island History". III. Studying the Local Community. Janet Dale's "The Genealogical Sherlock on Prince Edward Island"; Robert F. Fellows' "Studying Island History through Photographs"; Mary Frederickson's "Field Trips are Important, and Possible, Too", "Learning in the Cemetery", and "Teaching with Artifacts"; Frank Gillan's "Natural History and the Local Community"; Harry Holman's "The Use and Abuse of Archives"; Ron Irving's "Dramatization of Historical Material"; Helan MacDonald's "So You Want to Use a Tape Recorder"; Wayne E. MacKinnon's "Class Historical Displays"; Alan Rayburn's "The Island's Geographical Names"; Irene L. Rogers' "An Approach to Island Architecture"; Doreen Smith's "Using Art to Teach Island History". Appendices: Wayne E. MacKinnon's "A Short History of Prince Edward Island"; William B. Hamilton's "Evaluation and the Island History Course". Also Birdie McKie's preliminary "Island History and the Home". Covers rubbed with sparse spotting to top edge, some spine creasing, else vg. 20.00

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16 BANKS, A.B. Schemes for the Encouragement of Agriculture and Stock Raising. 1937 Edition.
Newfoundland Department of Rural Reconstruction, Agricultural Division, St. John's , 1937, 
(BANKS, A.B., Director of Agriculture). Schemes for the Encouragement of Agriculture and Stock Raising. 1937 Edition. St. John's : Newfoundland Department of Rural Reconstruction, Agricultural Division, Bulletin No. 5, 1937. Pp [1]-47,(1). 8vo, green printed stapled card covers. O'Dea 2241. Contents: 1. Bonus on Clearing Land. 2. Bonus on Colts Got by Pure Bred Stallions. 3. Bonus on Purchase of Pure Bred Bulls. 4. Bonus on Purchase of Pure Bred Rams. 5. Bonus on Purchase of Pure Bred Boars. 6. Bonus on Cockerels. 7. L oan of Stallions. 8. Loan of Pure Bred Bulls. 9. Loan of Pure Bred Boars. 10. Loan of Rams. 11. Poultry Clubs. 12. Swine Clubs. 13. Junior Calf Clubs.14. Junior Garden Clubs. 15. Junior Sheep Clubs. 16. Sheep Fairs. Rubbed a nd edge-browned, surface tear to rear cover, else very good. 60.00

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17 BARDACH, John E., John H. RYTHER, and William O. McLARNEY Aquaculture : The Farming and Husbandry of Freshwater and Marine Organisms.1st printing, hardback
Wiley-Interscience, New York, 1972, 
BARDACH, John E., John H. RYTHER, and William O. McLARNEY. Aquaculture : The Farming and Husbandry of Freshwater and Marine Organisms. New York : Wiley-Interscience, (copyright 1972). First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,(2),1-868,(2).Illustrated. 8vo, light blue cloth, blue and green lettering to spine. Na me penned to top edge and endpaper, else very good in worn and torn dustjacket. 20.00

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18 BARDACH, John E., John H. RYTHER, and William O. McLARNEY Aquaculture : The Farming and Husbandry of Freshwater and Marine Organisms.5th pr, Paperback
Wiley-Interscience, New York, 0, 
BARDACH, John E., John H. RYTHER, and William O. McLARNEY. Aquaculture : The Farming and Husbandry of Freshwater and Marine Organisms. New York : Wiley-Interscience, (copyright 1972). Fifth Printing. Pp [i]-xii,(2),1-868,(2).Illustrated. 8vo, blue and grey card covers. Some edgewear, else very goo d. 15.00

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19 BARNARD, Murray (ed.). GRANTMYRE, Barbara Nova Scotia Magazine. Vol. 1, No. 2, March, 1970
Nova Scotia Information Bureau, Department of Trade and Industry, 1970, 
BARNARD, Murray (ed.). Nova Scotia Magazine. Vol. 1, No. 2, March, 1970. N.pl.: Nova Scotia Information Bureau, Department of Trade and Industry, 1970. Pp 1-20. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated maroon stapled cardcovers. Contents : The Great Atlantic Oil Hunt (pp 2-5); Aquaculture [seaw eed farming] (pp 6-9); Big Day at Lunenburg Fair [dories race] (pp 10-13); Trying to Switch On Our Moon-Driven Tides (pp 14-16); Sawkey and the Shark (fiction by Barbara Grantmyre, pp 17-18). Rubbed, minor wrinkling to bottomcorner, else very good. 15.00

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20 BARR, Geo. H. Dairy and Cold Storage Commissioner's Series, Bulletin no. 53) Buttermaking on the Farm
J. de la Tache, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa, 1917, 
BARR, Geo. H. Buttermaking on the Farm . Ottawa: Printed by J. de la Taché,Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1917. Pp. (1)-16. Illustrate d with plans. 8vo, printed stapled red card covers. Dairy and Cold Storage Commissioner's Series, bulletin no. 53. Includes a one-page supplement specific to cottage cheese laid in at rear. Fore-edge sunned, lightly smudged, else vg. 20.00

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