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1 ABBOTT, Roland W. Brief History of The Offer Wadham Island, Newfoundland : The Million DollarRock, with some notes on The Wadham Islands, Copper Island, Duck Island, W hite Island, Peckford's Island, Coleman Island, James Island. First Printing
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1994, ISBN:1895387477 
ABBOTT, Roland W. A Brief History of The Offer Wadham Island, Newfoundland : The Million Dollar Rock, with some notes on The Wadham Islands, Copper Island, Duck Island, White Island, Peckford's Island, Coleman Island, James Island. St. John's : Creative Publishers, 1994. First Printing. Pp (3),iv-xx,1-62,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated turquoise card covers. Contents : Dedication; Map of Nfld. Seven Wadham Islands; Offer Wadham Island Sketch; Notes for Six Wadham Islands; Preface By R.W.Abbott; An Acknowledgement; Brief History "Offer Wadham"; The Name "Wadham"; Location; Physical Physical Geography; Tickles or Harbours; Purpose of Inhabiting Island; Lighthouse; Keepers and Assistants; Building and Developing; Dwelling Houses; Slipways; Large Boats Schooners; The Cod Fishing Season; The Day (Jut Fishing; Liver Factory; Shops or Retail Business; Post Office Communication; Observance ofThe Lord's Day; The Wadham's Bible History; Social Lite on the Island; Pop ulation Increase and Decrease; Deaths; Land Owners—Grants; Conclusions. Appendix : WadhamSong; Sources of Information; Words, Terminology, Definitions; Stories; Author: Biography. Very good. 50.00

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2 ABBOTT, Stan. HAMMILL, Harry. WILKINSON, Barry. To Kill a Railway. 1st impression, presentation copy ill. card covers
Leading Edge Press and Publishing, 1986, ISBN:0948135018 
ABBOTT, Stan. To Kill a Railway : The run-down of the Settle-Carlisle line; the endeavours of 22,265 people and a dog to prevent its closure and the relevance of it all to transport policy in Britain. Cover graphics by Harry Hammill. Picture by Barry Wilkinson/Picture House. (Hawes, North Yorkshire): Leading Edge Press and Publishing, (1986). First Impression. Pp 161. Illustrated with photos, diagrams, cartoons, and maps to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers with erratum slip laid in. "The Settle to Carlisle railway from its birth has achieved the seemingly impossible - in engineering and scenic terms it is one of Britain's wonders And now, under the threat of death, the line is awakening anew spirit. [...]. The campaign to save the line has reached every part of the Kingdom, and a wide-ranging coalition, bringing together local authorities, consumer groups and political parties, has resulted." -from the foreword. Presentation copy signed by the author. Covers rubbed, lovingly thumbed, ow vg. 25.00

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3 ABDULLAH, Colleen, ed. Nova Scotia Colourguide. Eighth Edition, Paperback.
Formac, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9780887808647 
ABDULLAH, Colleen, ed. Nova Scotia Colourguide. Edited by Colleen Abdullah.Halifax : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2009). Eighth Edition. Pp. ( 4),5-216. Illustrated in colour. Narrow 8vo, illustrated card covers with rainbow spine, white lettered red title block to spine, French flaps. "The 'Nova Scotia Colourguide' is written by independent local contributors who highlight the province's best features and attractions. The emphasis is on culture, heritage, natural features and attractions, and outdoor adventure. This fully revised and updated edition adds chapters on public and seasonalgardens and surfing. The guide follows the province's established tourist routes with a colour-coded scenic trails map and information on getting around. A selection of the ebst accomodation is recommended, and a chapter on dining plus listings provides a reliable guide to the best restaurants and inns. Halifax is Nova Scotia's leading city, and contributors write about waterfront attractions and the city's new art and culture district. Information about shops, restaurants and cultural activities her and elsewhere in the province include all relevant details and up-to-date information." - from rear. Very good. 10.00

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4 Aberdeen, Scotland] Aberdeen, Deeside, Ballater, Braemar, Ellon, Cruden Bay, and Stonehaven.
Valentine & Sons, Ltd., Dundee, 1905, 
[Aberdeen, Scotland]. Aberdeen, Deeside, Ballater, Braemar, Ellon, Cruden Bay, and Stonehaven. Dundee: Valentine & Sons, Ltd., [n.d. - early 1900s]. Pp. [32]. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, gilt decorated green boards with tartan illustration to front. A pictorial representation of turn-of-the-century Aberdeen (and surrounding areas). Includes several dozen black-and-white photographs of various landmarks throughout the Scottish city. Covers detached from volume but present, spine heavily worn, some edgewear, small dampstain to top right corner of front board, else vg. 45.00

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Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. First Edition, ABUCAR, Mohamed
5 ABUCAR, Mohamed Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. First Edition
McCurdy Printing, 1988, ISBN:0921201044 0921201044 / 9780921201045 
ABUCAR, Mohamed, Dr. Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. [Dartmouth, N.S. : Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, (1988). ("Printed by McCurdy Printing & Typesetting Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia"). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,1-103,(3). Illustrated 5 b&w photos. Tables With map of the Preston Area, compiled 1939. Bibliography. 8vo, illustrated grey, white, and green card covers.

A sociological survey of the development of two predominantly black communities in Halifax County, now HRM.

Contents:
Foreword by Reverend Donald D. Skeir.
1. Introduction and Development Orientations;
2. The Roots and Evolution of the Settlements;
3. Preston Township: Land Settlement, 1784-1987;
4. Economic Situation, Family and Occupational Structure;
5. Population Characteristics;
6. Communities and Educational Institutions;
7. Communities and Housing Projects;
8. Communities and Development Participation;
9. Conclusion. With bibliography.

Very good. 35.00

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6 Acadia Light Opera Society GILBERT & SULLIVAN Acadia Co-ordination Committee Presents The Acadia Light Opera Society in The Pirates of Penzance or The Slave of Duty: A Comic Opera in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, March 14, 15, 1952
Acadia Light Opera Society, Wolfville, N.S, 1952, 
(Acadia Light Opera Society). The Acadia Co-ordination Committee Presents The Acadia Light Opera Society in “The Pirates of Penzance” or “The Slave ofDuty”: A Comic Opera in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert – Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, March 14, 15, 1952. [Wolfville, N.S.:Acadia University, 1952]. Pp (8). 8vo, red stapled card covers. The progra mme for the production, with local advertisements. Very good. 10.00

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7 Acadia Light Opera Society GILBERT & SULLIVAN Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in Iolanthe or The Peer and the Peri: A Comic Operetta in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, Wolfville, March 26, 27, 1954.
Acadia Light Opera Society, Wolfville, N.S, 1954, 
(Acadia Light Opera Society). Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in “Iolanthe” or “The Peer and the Peri”: A Comic Operetta in Two Acts by W.S.Gilbert – Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, Wol fville, March 26, 27, 1954. [Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University, 1954]. Pp (8). 8vo, yellow stapled card covers. The programme for the production, with local advertisements. Very good. 10.00

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8 Acadia Light Opera Society GILBERT & SULLIVAN Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in Iolanthe or The Peer and the Peri: A Comic Operetta in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, Wolfville, March 26, 27, 1954.
Acadia Light Opera Society, Wolfville, N.S, 1954, 
(Acadia Light Opera Society). Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in “Iolanthe” or “The Peer and the Peri”: A Comic Operetta in Two Acts by W.S.Gilbert – Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, Wol fville, March 26, 27, 1954. [Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University, 1954]. Pp (8). 8vo, yellow stapled card covers. The programme for the production, with local advertisements. Penned name, else very good. 9.00

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9 Acadia Light Opera Society GILBERT & SULLIVAN Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in The Mikado or The Town of Titipu: A Comic Opera in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert - Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, March 20, 21, 1953
Acadia Light Opera Society, Wolfville, N.S, 1953, 
(Acadia Light Opera Society). Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in “The Mikado” or “The Town of Titipu”: A Comic Opera in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert – Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, March 20, 21, 1953. [Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University, 1953]. Pp (8). 8vo, blue stapled card covers. The programme for the production, with local advertisements. Penned name, else very good. 9.00

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10 Acadia Light Opera Society GILBERT & SULLIVAN Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in The Mikado or The Town of Titipu: A Comic Opera in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert - Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, March 20, 21, 1953
Acadia Light Opera Society, Wolfville, N.S, 1953, 
(Acadia Light Opera Society). Presenting The Acadia Light Opera Society in “The Mikado” or “The Town of Titipu”: A Comic Opera in Two Acts by W.S. Gilbert – Sir Arthur Sullivan in University Hall at Acadia University, March 20, 21, 1953. [Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University, 1953]. Pp (8). 8vo, blue stapled card covers. The programme for the production, with local advertisements. Very good. 10.00

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11 Acadia University) Acadia University 1946-1947 : Students' Directory
Acadia Students' Finance Committee, 1947, 
(Acadia University). Acadia University 1946-1947 : Students' Directory. Kentville, N.S.: Printed by Kentville Printing Company, Ltd., [for] Acadia Students' Finance Committee, January 14, 1947. Pp (1),2-54,(2). Small 8vo, tanstapled card covers, front cover lettered in black, blank spine. The direc tory contains lists of University Faculty phone numbers (p. 5), University Students' home addresses and phone numbers (pp 7-65), Horton Academy faculty phone numbers (p. 65), and Horton Academy Students' home addresses and phone numbers (pp 65-71), along with numerous local advertisements, such as :King Cole Tea and Coffee, Farmers' Limited Ice CReam, L.E. Shaw Lmited (br cks), Waterbury Co. Limited (skates, hockey and sporting equipment), etc. Penned name to top of front cover, small ink stain to fore-edge of first fewleaves, else very good. 20.00

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12 Acadia University) Jubilee of Acadia College, and Memorial Exercises. First Edition
Holloway Bros., Halifax, 1889, 
(Acadia University). Jubilee of Acadia College, and Memorial Exercises. Halifax : Printed by Holloway Bros., 69 Granville St., 1889. First Edition. Pp[1]-186,(6). Illustrated. Errata slip tipped in. 8vo, pressed cloth. Nice bookplate, else a very nice copy. 85.00

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13 Acadia University) Jubilee of Acadia College, and Memorial Exercises. First Edition
Holloway Bros., Halifax, 1889, 
(Acadia University). Jubilee of Acadia College, and Memorial Exercises. Halifax : Printed by Holloway Bros., 69 Granville St., 1889. First Edition. Pp[1]-186,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, pressed cloth. Spine sunned, rear outer hin ge cracked, previous owner's inkstamp, some pencilling, else very good. 70.00

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Acadian Magazine, Acadian Magazine
14 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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15 ACHARD, Eugène Sur les Chemins de l'Acadie
Montreal: Éditions Beauchemin, 1951, 
ACHARD, Eugène. Sur les Chemins de l'Acadie (Récits et Nouvelles). Montreal: Éditions Beauchemin, 1951. Pp 126. 8vo, ill. card covers.
Not in Maillet.
Covers partly detached, rubbed with slight chipping, spine label, owners' signatures and inkstamps, paper yellowing, else vg. 10.00

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16 ACHESON, T.W Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0802025862 
ACHESON, T.W. Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp (14),[3]-314,(2). 8vo, white cloth with red lettering to spine. "Saint John, New Brunswick,was a small, stagnant mercantile town in 1800. Its character was set by it s British garrison, a fwe prominent Loyalist officials, and a small merchant elite. But that character changed quickly and dramatically in the first half of the nineteenth century.." - from the dj. Contents: 1. The Urban Economy; 2. The Common Council; 3. The Merchant and the Social Order; 4. Bone and Sinew: The Artisans and the Social Order; 5. Irishmen and Bluenoses; 6. The Evangelical Movement; 7. Temperance; 8. Education; 9. Anatomy and Political Reform; 10. Private Capital and Public Resources; 11. Policing the City; 12. The People of a Loyalist City. Vg in dj. Signed without inscription by Acheson on the title page. 25.00

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17 ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Images of Our Past series. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. First Edition
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093561 
ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, Co-published by the Shelburne County Museum, (2001).First Printing. Pp (5),vi-viii,[1]-140. Illustrated with 149 b&w photos.. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. Lewis Jackson (b. 1951). "Drawing from a rich source of images and the collective knowledge of town elders, historians, and researchers, Historic Shelburne chronicles the many lives the community has lived since the firstLoyalistsw arrived more than two centuries ago. From its early success as a sawmilling, shipbuilding, fishing, and trading boomtown to its rebirth asa hub of administrative, military, industrial, and service activity, Shelb urne's incarnations are portrayed not ony in their local glory but also in their wider historical significance. Important events in the industrial revolution, the golden age of sail, the great world wars, and the fight for civil rights have been played out on the shores of Shelburne Harbour. The people of of Shelburne and where they lived, worked, and played, are, of course, a vital part of this proud heritage. Photographs of Shelburne's ancestral homes, businesses, and public buildings, parades, regattas, and picnics capture the true character of this southwestern Nova Scotian town and bring its colourful past to life." - from the cover. Chapters : 1. Streetscapes; 2. Historic Houses; 3. Public Buildings; 4. Business and Industry; 5. Ships, Boats and Yachts (pp.69-86); 6. Special Events; 7. Sport & Leisure; 8. Shelburne at War (pp.119-126); 9. Our People. Of nautical interest there are photos of several schooners (Charlie Richardson, Mattie Morrissey, Albert J. Lutz, Lavengro, Jennie E. Ritcey, Canadia, Haligonian, & Fort Charles) aswell as a few other assorted vessels including the steam-trawler Harbinger , a pair of RCAF crash boats, a Shelburne-built minesweeper, an Italian subin 1917 and the freshly surrendered U-889 in 1945. Also wharf & shipyard s cenes, &c. Very good. 30.00

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18 ACREMAN, Celesta Gerber For the Love of Labrador - My Story
Robinson Blackmore, St. John's, 1997, ISBN:096826400X 
ACREMAN, Celesta Gerber. For the Love of Labrador - My Story. [St. John's :Robinson Blackmore, 1997]. First Edition. Pp (6),1-73,(1). With 37 b&w pho tos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, white spine with black lettering. Celesta Gerber Acreman (b. August 23, 1913, Pandora, Ohio - d. February 15, 1997, Mary's Harbour, Labrador). "She came to Labrador in 1940,first as a volunteer nurse with the International Grenfell Association (I. G.A.). Over the years she developed a keen interest in writing about her life and experiences while living on the Labrador coast. She devoted fifty-seven years of her life to serving communities in Labrador [including George's Cove, Port Hope Simpson, Battle Harbour and Mary's Harbour]. In addition to her chosen work career, Celesta was very active in many aspects of Labrador community life as a volunteer and leader with the Town COuncil, Labrador Craft Association and the St. Mary the Virgin Church." - from the rear cover. Contents: Foreword by her children; Part I. Out of Pandora's Box, 1913-1940; Part II. Fifty-Seven Years for Labrador, 1940-1997; Tribute to My Dear Wife by Gordon Acreman; Tribute to Our Mother Celesta (Gerber) Acreman by Betty Barnes. Very good. 20.00

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19 ADAMS, Fred Fred Adams' St. John's. 3rd printing
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1987, ISBN:0920021379 
ADAMS, Fred. Fred Adams' St. John's. St. John's : Creative Publishers, (June 1987). Third Printing. Pp (2),i-vii,(1),1-141,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers with brown spine. Essentially a collection of historical photographs with lengthy captions. Sections: Early Transportation; Ships and Harbour Scenes (pp.19-36); St. John's Shops and Stores; Street Scenes of OldSt. John's; Athletes of Yesteryear; Interesting Groups; The Newfoundland R ailway; Characters of Old St. John's; St. John's Miscellany. Very good. 20.00

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20 ADAMS, Fred Fred Adams' St. John's. 4th printing
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1989, ISBN:0920021379 
ADAMS, Fred. Fred Adams' St. John's. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, (December 1989). Fourth Printing. Pp (2),i-vii,(1),1-141,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers with brown spine. Essentially a collection of historical photographs with lengthy captions. Sections: Early Transportation; Ships and Harbour Scenes (pp.19-36); St. John's Shops and Stores; Street Scenes of Old St. John's; Athletes of Yesteryear; Interesting Groups;The Newfoundland Railway; Characters of Old St. John's; St. John's Miscell any. Some light wear, else very good. 18.00

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