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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 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
4 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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5 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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6 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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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. Penned name, else very good. 9.00

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8 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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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. Very good. 10.00

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10 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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11 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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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. 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
13 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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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 ADAMS, Thomas Harvard City Planning Studies, Volume VI Design of Residential Areas : Basic Considerations, Principles, and Methods. First Edition
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1934, 
ADAMS, Thomas. The Design of Residential Areas : Basic Considerations, Principles, and Methods. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1934. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-xiv,(2),3-296,(8), frontispiece + 10 plates + 65 figures intext. 8vo [175 x 250 mm], maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part One - Basic Considerations. 1. Introduction : The term "home neighborhood," Backgrounds of this study, Scope of report. 2. A Bird's-eye View : Home neighborhoods in cities, The relation of housing to civic welfare, Neighborhood development and city planning, Extent and diversity of residential areas, Needs and opportunities for residential planning, The attitude of the citizen. 3. Present Urban Conditions an Trends : Increase and changing distribution of urban population, Simultaneous outward and upward growth, Decentralization, Cost of travel an incident in cost of shelter, Forms of suburban distribution, Housing densities, Increase of supply of buildable land for residence, Blighted areas, The fundamental question of land prices, Proper and improper uses of land, Security of investment in homes, Relation of municipal finance to land development, Basic economic factors in city planning. 4. The Control of Land Subdivision : Origins and effects of past policies, Improvements in methods and policies, Persuasion and control, Degrees of control, Public purchase of land for housing, Replanning of existing subdivisions. 5. Zoning of Residential Areas : Classification of uses and densities in residential areas; Urban land use ratios; Classification of land for different types of houses; Building lines and setbacks; Esthetic phases of zoning; A constructive zoning policy. 6. Basic Economic Factors in Housing : Existing supply of dwellings; Trends in home ownership; Housing provision in relation to incomes; Cost of land and local improvements; Economic aspects of the several housing types; Need of improved standards in new housing. 7. Retrospect and Summary of Conclusions. Part Two - Principles andMethods. 8. Basic Principles and Requirements in Civic Design : Fundamenta ls in design; Principles and practice; Technical approach. 9. The Civic Pattern : Traditional forms of street pattern; Examples of formal patterns; Transportation in modern city plans; The use pattern; Limits and shapes of city expansion. 10. Elements in the Neighborhood Plan : Major and minor localstreets, 148 Zoning and neighborhood units; Recreation space, 165 Sizes an d shapes of blocks; Areas, widths, and depths of lots. 11. The Cost of the Lot : Cost of land; Cost of local improvements; Relation of front-foot to square-foot costs; Lot costs in relation to platting methods; Replatting existing blocks; Problems of housing on high-cost land; General summary regarding costs of lots. 12. The Home Neighborhood Pattern : Theoretical studies of subdivision; A case study : Westover, Mass.; Plan for high-cost land; Apartment development at Jackson Heights, L. I. 13. Practical Examples of Neighborhood and Town Planning : Riverside, Ill.; Forest Hills Gardens, N. Y.;War Housing villages; Mariemont, Ohio; Kingsport, Tenn.; Radburn, N. J.; L etchworth, England; Hampstead and Wythenshawe, England; Welwyn, England; Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Chatham Village, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Lawrence Farms,Westchester County, N. Y. 14. Existing Trendas and Future Possibilities. A ppendix 1 - Unit Prices of Local Improvements. Appendix 2 - BlockPlatting Schemes A-D : Comparison of Costs and Distribution of Areas. Appendix 3 - Statistical Data on Theoretical Designs : Lot Costs in Relation to Platting Methods: Table I, Cost of improvements on the lot; Table II, Cost of public improvements per lot; Table III, Cost of excess public improvements; Table IV, Cost per lot in block 1200 feet long; Table V, Excess public improvement cost in relation to block length;. Eight Home Neighborhood Patterns : Table VI, Distribution of areas; Table VII, Average cost per dwelling. Appendix 4 - Westover : A Neighborhood Unit : Table I, Distribution of Areas; Table II, Costs of development chargeable to residential areas; Table III, Costs of development per dwelling; Table IV, Area, population, and density statistics. Appendix 5 - Jackson Heights Apartmet Development : Statistical Data for Alternative Schemes : Table I, Scheme A; Table II, Scheme B; Table III, Summary. Appendix 6 - Area Distribution, Densities, and Public Improvement Costs of Fourteen United States Housing Corporation Projects. Light wearto spine ends and corners, else very good. A "With the Author's compliment s" note laid in. 60.00

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20 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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