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1 Acadian Magazine Acadian Magazine
J.S.Cunnabell, Halifax, 1827, 
Acadian Magazine. Acadian Magazine. Nine issues. Vol.I, No.X. to Vol.II, No.XVII, Vol.II, No.XIX. April 1827 to November 1827, January 1827 [sic]. (Halifax : J.S.Cunnabell, 1827-1828). Pp [361]488,[1]-200,[241]-280, + 3 engravings. 8vo, half-leather, marbled boards. Engravings : The Right Honorable George Canning (2 copies); The Duke of York. " This was one of the earliestmagazines published in the Maritimes area. It was chiefly literary, and re vealed a keen interest in local talent and a new local patriotism. For example, Goldsmith's The Rising Village was published in its pages and there were other "Original and Selected Matter on Literary and other Subjects" with"embellishments." A large double column monthly, its price of $4 "half in advance" was comparatively high. The magazine was printed by J. S. Cunnabell. The name of its editor has not yet been discovered. -Gertrude Pratt, A Survey and Listing of Nova Scotia Newspapers, 1752-1957, (Halifax, 1979), p.42. Corner tear to first engraving, foxing throughout, tears to eps., spineand boards worn, chipped. 1,500.00

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2 ALLEN, Claire Mountain of Light. 1st UK in dj.
Review Books, London, 2004, 
ALLEN, Claire. The Mountain of Light . (L.): Review Books, an imprint of Headline Book Publishing, (2004). First UK Printing. Pp. 231. 8vo, red cloth. The English author's first novel, about the exploits of the owner of an Indian restaurant in London. Vg in dj. 30.00

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3 Baptist) Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the Use of Churches and Families
1903, 
(Baptist). Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the Use of Churches and Families. Halifax : A. & W. Mackinlay, 1903. Pp (6),v-[xii],1[467],(3). Small 8vo, black leather, a.e.g. Preface dated October 1888 in Halifax. Wear to edges, else vg. 30.00

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4 BARKER, Pat Double Vision. proof
Hamish Hamilton, 2003, 
BARKER, Pat. Double Vision. (L): Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, (2003). Uncorrected Proof Copy. Pp. 306, [1]. 8vo, grey illustrated card covers, trade paperback. Vg. 30.00

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5 BARRETT, Ena Constance Mayflowers and Roses : A Bouquet of Verse. First Edition
1946, 
BARRETT, Ena Constance. Mayflowers and Roses : A Bouquet of Verse. Curling,Newfoundland : Barrett's Print Shop, 1946. First Edition. Pp (10), 9-119, (3). Small 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front with blind-stamped bouquet, orange patterned end-papers. O'Dea 2608, Watters p.13, Laugher p.23.(1894-1967). Ena Constance Barrett, née Culbard (b. 1894, Leicestershire, England - d. 1967, Grand Falls) a warbride who came to Newfoundland in 1920. See ENL I: 134. Many poems including : "Newfoundland", "Winter Time in Curling", "The Doctor", "Spring on the West Coast", "Spring in Bay of Islands", "Fall in Terra Nova", "Dear Little Land" [with note : "These lines were written at a time when Newfoundland, and her people, had been severly and unjustly criticized by an American writer"]. Pp 85-119 : Poems of the Two World Wars. Light patchiness on rear board, else very good. Uncommon. 50.00

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6 BEACH, Sylvia JOYCE, James Shakespeare and Company. First Edition in dustjacket.
Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1959, 
BEACH, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1959). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xvi,(2),3-230,(2) + 16 pages of photoillustrations. 8vo, tan cloth, blue lettering to spine. "Sylvia Beach made literary history when, in 1922, she published James Joyce's Ulysses - then banned in every English-speaking country in the world - under the imprint of Shakespeare and Company, her American bookshop on the Left Bank. Not only Joyce, but most of the writers who were to make the twenties famous were then converging on Paris to live and work. They were all customers and callers at Shakespeare and Company, and the little bookshop at 12 rue de l'Odeon became the he humming center of the most significant literary movement ofour century. James Joyce is an important figure in Miss Beach's story. But he is only one of the distinguished and often merry company of writers and artists who come to life in this enchanting book. Here are vivid, informal portraits of Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, George Antheil, Bryher, Gertrud e Stein, Sherwood Anderson, Scott Fitzgerald; and of the French writers whowere also Miss Beach's friends and supporters - Paul Valéry, André Giide. Jules Romains. and many others. Shakespeare and Company is a unique record,written with gusto, humor and affection, of an important chapter in litera ry history. And from it emerges the portrait, unpremeditated. of a delightful American in Paris, Miss Beach herself." - front dj flap. Name, else verygood in slightly rubbed, spine-sunned, unclipped dustjacket, with closed t ears, now Brodarted and still an attractive copy. 50.00

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7 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1900.
McAlpine Directory Co., Halifax and Saint John, 1899, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1900. Established 1824.Halifax and St. John : McAlpine Directory Co., [1899]. Pp [1]-48,48a-48z, 49a-49i,49-263,(1),+ 12 ruled blanks interleaved between the Calendar months + 2 leaves of ads tipped in. Index. Small 8vo, pressed red cloth, blind-stamped to both boards, advertisements to endpapers. First published as "TheFarmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed t o "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coasts of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 206-234), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 46-47), and approximately 30 pages of advertisements. Cloth rubbed, date penned to spine, inner hinges cracked, many notes to interleaved blanks, top corner of first 50 pages clipped, else a good copy. 60.00

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8 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1901
McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd, Halifax, 1900, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1901. Established 1824.Halifax : McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd., [1900]. Pp [1]-271,(1),+ 12 ruled blanks interleaved with each Calendar month + 2 leaves of ads tipped in. Index. Small 8vo, pressed red cloth, blind-stamped lettering to both boards, advertisements to endpapers. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, forthe year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's A lmanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. Hepublished the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's d eath, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coasts of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 205-234), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 46-47), and approximately 40 pages of advertisements. Covers rubbed, spine and edges faded, a few spots, inner hinges cracked, notes penned to some of the blank leaves, else good to very good. 70.00

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9 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1902
McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd, Halifax, 1901, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1902. Established 1824.Halifax : McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd., [1901]. Pp [i]-lxiv,[1]-279,(1),+ 12 ruled blanks interleaved with each Calendar month. Index. Small 8vo, pressed green cloth, blind-stamped lettering to both boards, advertisements toendpapers. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832.The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Al manac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm ofMcAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name unt il 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coasts of Nova Scotia and NewBrunswick (pp 217-248), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 46-47), and approximately 40 pages of advertisements. Covers rubbed, red stain and pen ned number to spine area, hinges cracked, else good. 60.00

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10 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1902
McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd, Halifax, 1901, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1902. Established 1824.Halifax : McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd., [1901]. Pp [1]-279,(1). Index. Sma ll 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, forthe year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's A lmanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. Hepublished the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's d eath, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coasts of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 217-248), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 46-47), and approximately 40 pages of advertisements. Covers rubbed and browned/foxed, else good to very good. 40.00

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11 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1903
McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd, Halifax, 1902, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanac for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1903. Established 1824.Halifax : McAlpine Publishing Co. Ltd., [1902]. Pp [1]-40,49-323,(1),+ 2 l eaves of advertisements tipped in. Index. Small 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine andBarnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Incl udes list of Light Houses on the Coasts of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 238-268), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 37-39), and approximately 30 pages of advertisements. Covers rubbed and browned/foxed, else good tovery good. 40.00

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12 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1870: Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Thirty-Third and the beginning of the Thirty-Fourth Year of the
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed at Barnes' Steam Press, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1870, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1870: Being the Secondafter Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Thirty-Third and the beginning of the Thirty-Fourth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. [Established in 1824.] Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, 1870. Printed at Barnes' Steam Press. Pp [1]-214. Index. Small 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer'salmanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belche r's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. The first McAlpine and Barnes edition. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia; The coast ofNew Brunswick and the United States in the Bay of Fundy; and at Cape Race in Newfoundland (pp 116-122), and ships and staff of The Navy (pp 180-182),and 76 pages of advertisements. Covers worn, browned, chipped and spotted, numerous advertisements cut out, but body of text complete, overall a poor to good copy only. As is. 30.00

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13 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1873: Being the First after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Thirty-Sixth and the beginning of the Thirty-Seventh Year
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1873, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1873: Being the First after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Thirty-Sixth and the beginning of the Thirty-Seventh Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. [Established in 1824.] Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, 1873. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co. Pp 3-242. Index. Small 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia; The coast of New Brunswick and the United States in the Bay of Fundy; and at Cape Race in Newfoundland (pp 112-120), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 191-192), and 90 pages of advertisements (including The Acadia Coal Company of Nova Scotia, Pictou County). Lacking covers (i.e., title page), some minor chipping, else good only. As is. 25.00

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14 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1873: Being the First after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Thirty-Sixth and the beginning of the Thirty-Seventh Year
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1873, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1873: Being the First after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Thirty-Sixth and the beginning of the Thirty-Seventh Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. [Established in 1824.] Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, 1873. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co. Pp [1]-96,145-244. Index. Small 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changedto "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was C lement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 191-192), and 90 pages of advertisements (including The Acadia Coal Company of Nova Scotia, Pictou County). Covers badly foxed and browned, penned price to front, edges chipped, lacking pages 97-144 (which includes the lighthouse section), overall a poor copy only. As is. 20.00

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15 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1875: Being the 3rd after Bissextile or LeapYear, and the latter part of the 38th and the beginning of the 39th Year o f the Reign
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1875, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1875: Being the 3rd after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 38th and the beginning of the 39th Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. [Established in 1824.] Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine &Barnes, 1875. Pp [1]-268. Index. Small 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First pub lished as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the titlewas changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the A lmanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 untilhis death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia; The Coast of New Brunswick and the United States in the Bay of Fundy; and at Cape Race in Newfoundland (pp 171-180), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 199-200), and 116 pages of advertisements. Missing bottom half of title page, one advertisement cut out, covers browned and worn, penned price to front, else good only. As is. 25.00

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16 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1877: Being the first year after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 40th and the beginning of the 41stYear of the Reign
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1876, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1877: Being the first year after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 40th and thebeginning of the 41st Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Est ablished in 1824. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, [1876]. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co. Pp [1]-248. Index. Small 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 134-144), and of ships and staff of TheNavy (pp 217-218), and 66 pages of advertisements. Brown stain to most of front cover, stitching gone with pages loose, chipping to edges of last leaf, else good only. As is. 25.00

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17 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1877: Being the first year after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 40th and the beginning of the 41stYear of the Reign
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1876, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1877: Being the first year after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 40th and thebeginning of the 41st Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Est ablished 1824. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine& Barnes, [1876]. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co. Pp 15-246. Index. Sm all 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 134-144), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 217-218), and some pages of advertisements. Lacking covers / title page and the first 14 and last 2 pages, browned, chipped, else a poor copy only. As is. 15.00

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18 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1878: Being the second year after Bissextileor Leap Year, and the latter part of the 41st and the beginning of the 42n d Year of the Reign
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1877, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1878: Being the secondyear after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 41st and th e beginning of the 42nd Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Established in 1824. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, [1877]. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co. Pp [1]-256,+ 12 blanks interleaved with Calendar months. Index. Small 8vo, blue pressed cloth, blind-stamped to both boards, advertisements to endpapers. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 138-148), and of ships and staff of The Navy (p. 218), and 114 pages of advertisements. A very good, solid copy. 100.00

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19 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1879: Being the third year after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 42ndand the beginning of the 43rd Year of the Reign
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1878, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1879: Being the third year after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 42ndand the beginning of the 43rd Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Established 1824. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, [1878]. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Company. Pp [1]-240,+ 12 blanks interleaved with Calendar months. Index. Small 8vo, blue pressed cloth, blind-stamped to both boards, advertisements to endpapers. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 124-136), and of ships and staff of The Navy (p. 206), and 70 pages of advertisements. A very good, solid copy. 100.00

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20 Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1881: Being the first after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 44th and the beginning of the 45th Yearof the Reign of Her Majesty
Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1880, 
(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack for the Province of Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada, For the Year of our Lord 1881: Being the first after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the 44th and the beginning of the 45th Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Established 1824. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by the proprietors McAlpine & Barnes, [1880]. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Co. Pp [1]-252. Index. Small 8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (pp 124-137), and of ships and staff of The Navy (p. 222), and 62 pages of advertisements. Covers browned, edges chipped, bottom corner of front cover detached but present, overall a good copy only. 60.00

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