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Iron : Cast and Wrought Iron in Canada from the Seventeenth Century to the Present. First Edition in dustjacket, ARTHUR, Eric and Thomas RITCHIE
1 ARTHUR, Eric and Thomas RITCHIE Iron : Cast and Wrought Iron in Canada from the Seventeenth Century to the Present. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0802024297 
ARTHUR, Eric and Thomas RITCHIE. Iron : Cast and Wrought Iron in Canada from the Seventeenth Century to the Present. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1982). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]- xiv,[1]-242. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, dark grey cloth, black lettering to front and spine. "This volume is a tribute to the ironmasters - men of persistence, determination, and inventiveness, who have been little recorded or recognized; to the craftsmen whose high standards of design and fabrication allowed beauty to touchwhat could have been mundane - kettles, pots, sugar tongs, and above all, the stoves for which Canada is famous; and finally, to the worker in wrought iron whose creations reached a pinnacle in the magnificent fence enclosing the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. With 250 black and white illustrations of everything from steamships to stoves, trains to trivets, and spits to spittoons, this book provides an introduction to iron: its preparation, forming, application, and decorative properties and uses. The focus is primarily Canadian. As Eric Arthur explains: 'To some degree, to study iron in Canada is to follow the gradual sophistication of Canadian culture. Ironworking began in Canada, as elsewhere, to a large extent to produce implements ofthe utmost utility, yet even in these the creative abilities of the ironwo rker are visible. As Canadian society developed, ironworking gradually began to fulfil more sophisticated desires. Finally, the age of industrialization was based on the ability of the iron- worker to produce rails and locomotives, ships and machines - in short all the things that made the growth ofCanada possible.' " - from the dj. Contents: 1. The technology of iron; 2. The development of the Canadian iron and steel industry; 3. The hammer and the anvil: wrought iron (and The Lozeau crosses); 4. The engineer and the ironmaster: cast and rolled iron; 5. Fences, railings, and palings, iron grilles and gratings, hinges and hardware, handrails and stairs, doors, gates, portals and other grand entrances (with photo essay of Frederick Flatman and The Parliament Buildings in Ottawa); 6. Pots and pans, trivets and tongs, cauldrons and kettles, spits and spittoons, irons and andirons, and muchelse; 7. Initiative, inventiveness, and daring in nineteenth-century archi tecture cast in iron (with a photo essay on the Hamilton Pump-House); 8. Stoves for all seasons: for heating and cooking -- ornate for the opulent, modest for the majority -- firebacks and fireplaces, mantels and other iron accoutrements; 9. Iron ships and iron horses: the pioneer developers. With notes, bibliography and index. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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2 CAMPBELL, J.P., ed. Nova Scotia Genealogist, 8:3) PUNCH, Terrence M. MOSHER, Edith Nova Scotia Genealogist, Volume 8, Number 3, Fall 1990
Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1990, 
CAMPBELL, J.P., ed. The Nova Scotia Genealogist, Volume 8, Number 3, Fall 1990 . Halifax: Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, 1990. Pp. (4),127-172,(14). 8vo, stapled printed blue card covers. Includes the following articles: from the Family Bibles section: E.O. McLeod's "McLeod Family Bible" and Mrs Helen Ghent's "Locke Family Bibles". From Articles & Informative Letters: Edith Mosher's "In Memory of Nellie Fox", Cal Craig's "A Quest for the Colours", Leland Harvie's "Report on the 1990 Salt Lake City Tour", Mrs Pat Bayliss and Janet S. Johnson's "Nova Scotia Strays", "Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia Lecture Series", Campbell's "Contributors Guidelines for the NSG". With Terrence M. Punch's book reviews and P.L. Hartling's Recent Genealogical Acquisitions at PANS. From Sources for Research: Robert K.Stevens's "Census of Little Harbour, Halifax County, 1827 and 1838", Steve ns's "Census of St. Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, 1817", Harvie's "Adddendum to Directory of Members and Surname Interests", Punch's "The Calendar, Old Style and New Style", and Dr Brian Byrne's "Modern Memorial". With a name index for Volume 8 at rear. Tape ghosts to cover, lightly rubbed, else very good. 10.00

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3 COOK, James, Capt. Public Archives of Nova Scotia Report of the Board of Trustees of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia, for the Year 1958
Queen's Printer, Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1959, 
(COOK, James, Capt.). Report: Board of Trustees of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia, for the Year 1958. Halifax : Queen's Printer, 1959. Pp (4),5-43,(1). 8vo, silver stapled card covers. Appendix B : Capt. James Cook's Description of the Sea-Coast of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton and Newfoundland (pp 19-37). Also, Appendix C : A Ride from Halifax to Windsor [1827] (pp 38-43).Covers rubbed and creased, else very good. NOTE: Shipping should be less f or this slim item. 40.00

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4 Dalhousie Law School / Schuhlich School of Law. Dalhousie Law School Tradition 1883-1983 : An Exhibition, 29 October 1983 -12 February 1984
Public Archives of Nova Scotia / PANS, Halifax, 1983, 
(Dalhousie Law School). The Dalhousie Law School Tradition 1883-1983 : An Exhibition, 29 October 1983 – 12 February 1984. Halifax : Public Archives ofNova Scotia, (1983). Pp (10), printed only on one side (5 panels). Slim 8v o, folded sheet, making 10 panels. A brochure given at the PANS's exhibition on Dalhousie University's Faculy of Law, since 2009 known as the Schuhlich School of Law. Very good. 7.00

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5 DIDIER, Charles BOULIND, Richard, trans. WARD, Philip Arabia past and present, 18 Sojourn with the Grand Sharif of Makkah. in dustjacket
Oleander Press, Cambridge (UK) / New York, 1985, ISBN:0906672112 
DIDIER, Charles. Sojourn with the Grand Sharif of Makkah. Translated by Richard Boulind, with an introductory note by Philip Ward. (Cambridge (UK) / New York) : The Oleander Press, (1985). Pp (6),vii-x,1-157,(1). Illustrated.Map. 8vo, yellow cloth, gilt lettering on black panel to spine. Arabia pas t and present, 18. Translation of: Se´jour chez la Grand-Che´rif de la Mekke. "Sojourn with the Grand Sharif of Makkah is the record of a journey fromCairo to St. Catherine's in Sinai, Suez, Tor, Yanbu, Jiddah, Taif, and bac k to Jiddah. It was made in January-March 1834 by a Frenchman, Charles Didier, who was accompanied for the first part of the journey by Richard Burton, translator of the Thousand and One Nights and autnor of The Gold- Mines of Midiian and The Land of Midian (Revisited). Didier, sympathetic to the Arabs then subjugated by the Ottomans in Hijaz, is unaccountably omitted fromstandard histories of Arabian travel by Hogarth, Kiernan, Bidwell, Brent, or Freeth & Winstone. He loved the desert, appreciating the qualities of the beduin and their leaders. 'Great virtues - courage, hospitality, honesty,are cultivated within their tents; they wage war with humanity and with lo yalty, and respect faith once pledged; honour, concord and fidelity prevail, within the bosom of their families. Servility and vulgarity are unknown to them: every man, no matter what his station, always retains a consciousness of his own worth, but his needs are so limited that not even poverty candegrade him. The desert is the temple of equality'. In Taif, Didier met th e Grand Sharif of Makkah, Husain Abdul Mu'talib, son of Ghalib, 'a fine oldman of sixty years, tall, slim, of noble manners and distinguished in ever y aspect of his person'. Didier was going blind even as he made this last great journey of his eventful life and committed suicide in Pans, shortly after becoming completely blind, in 1864. This is the first translation of his book (never reprinted in French) into another language." (from the dj). Contents : Charles Didier - Life and Works: an introductory note (by Philip Ward); Preface; 1. The Suez Desert. 2. Suez. 3. Tor. 4. Mount Sinai. 5. TheRed Sea. 6. Jiddah. 7. A Gallery of the Living. 8. The Sharifs and the Wah habis. 9. From Jiddah to Taif. 10. Taif. 11. From Taif to Jiddah. 12. Some Reflections. 13. Departure from Jiddah. Very good in dustjacket. 17.50

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6 DUNLOP, Allan C., comp. Public Archives of Nova Scotia TAYLOR, Hugh A., preface Census of Nova Scotia, 1827; and Census of District of Pictou, 1818. p. 56issue
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1979, 
DUNLOP, Allan C., comp. Census of Nova Scotia, 1827; and Census of Districtof Pictou, 1818 . Compiled by Allan C. Dunlop. [Preface by Hugh A. Taylor, provincial archivist]. Halifax: Public Archives of Nova Scotia, November 1 979. Pp. (6),[1]-151,(3). 4to, printed white card covers with white comb-bound spine. First three letters of the left-hand column of each line on p. 56 missing (printing problem), name, else good. 40.00

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7 ELLS, Margaret, comp. Public Archives of Nova Scotia Publication No. 5 HARVEY, D.C. Calendar of the White Collection of Manuscripts in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1940, 
ELLS, Margaret, comp. A Calendar of the White Collection of Manuscripts in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia . Compiled by Margaret Ells. Under the Direction of D.C. Harvey. Halifax: Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1940. Pp.(6),[5]-130,[i]-xi,(1). 8vo, printed green card covers with blank spine. P ublic Archives of Nova Scotia Publication No. 5. Sparse pencilled marginalia, else vg. 35.00

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8 FERGUSSON, C. Bruce. Bulletin of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia No. 14. Mechanics' Institutes in Nova Scotia
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1960, 
FERGUSSON, C. Bruce, prepared by. Mechanics' Institutes in Nova Scotia. Prepared by C. Bruce Fergusson. Halifax, N.S. : Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1960. First Edition. Pp. (4),[5]-47,(1). 8vo, stapled printed blue card covers. Bulletin of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia No. 14. Sections: TheEconomic Setting; Educational Developments; Fine Arts; The Theatre; Exhibi tions and Amusements; Libraries (pp.16-22); The Changing Scene; Mechanics' Institutes [ Halifax - Sydney - Antigonish - Liverpool - Windsor and Dartmouth - St. Andrews - Pictou ] ; Kindred Societies - New Institutions - ANother Sydney Mechanics' Institute - Conclusion. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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9 FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce Public Archives of Nova Scotia Bulletin No. 22) Boundaries of Nova Scotia and Its Counties
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1966, 
FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce. The Boundaries of Nova Scotia and Its Counties. The Public Archives of Nova Scotia Bulletin No. 22. Halifax: Public Archivesof Nova Scotia, 1966. Pp. 57. 8vo, white ill. card covers. A few small smu dges to the front, else vg. 15.00

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10 FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce Public Archives of Nova Scotia. Bulletin No.19 Public Archives of Nova Scotia
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1963, 
FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce. The Public Archives of Nova Scotia. Halifax : Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1963. Pp (2),[1]-27,(3). 8vo, stapled white ard covers. P.A.N.S. Bulletin No.19. Some edgebrowning, name, else vg. 12.00

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11 FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce Public Archives of Nova Scotia. Bulletin No.19 Public Archives of Nova Scotia. signed.
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1963, 
FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce. The Public Archives of Nova Scotia. Halifax : Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1963. Pp (2),[1]-27,(3). 8vo, stapled illustrated white card covers. P.A.N.S. Bulletin No.19. Light spotting and browningto covers, name inked to ffep, else very good. Signed without inscription by Fergusson on the title page. 15.00

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12 JANES, Robert Great Canadian Outback. First Edition in dustjacket
1978, ISBN:0888942257 
JANES, Robert. The Great Canadian Outback. (North Vancouver, British Columbia) : Douglas & McIntyre, (1978). First Edition. Pp (5),6-144. Double column. Illustrated. Square 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. An illustrated survey of some of this country's geological highlights. "Canada is anancient and richly varied land that reveals the story of the world almost from its beginning, but you must travel the length and breadth of the country to discover it. Geologist and professional writer Robert Janes takes thereader on such a journey - through time as well. His easy-to-read text and beautiful photographs - over 75 in full colour - explain the fascinating p rocesses and events that provided, for instance, such well-known wonders as: Niagara Falls, Long Point, the Sleeping Giant, the Sandbanks, and the pebble beaches of Ontario; The Badlands, the Cypress Hills, the oil and gas fields and Athabasca tar sands of Alberta; The mountains, volcanoes, hoodoos,glaciers and placer gold mines of British COlumbia; The salt pans and pota sh mines of Saskatchewan; The old river channels, agates and petrified woodof Souris, Manitoba; The folds, arches, islands and cliffs of the Gaspé Pe ninsula, Quebec; The toadstool rocks of Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick; The lava headlands, tidal flats and agates of the Bay of Fundy, the granite highlands of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia; The caves and sandstone arches ofPrince Edward Island; The rugged fjord coast and tortured geology of Newfo undland." from the dj. Nova Scotia sections: Cape North (pp.16-17), Neil Harbour, C.B. (p.44), Five Islands, Minas Basin (pp.47-49), The Cape Breton Highlands (p.70), Coal Forests of the Maritimes (pp.104-105). Newfoundland sections : New Melbourne, Trinity Bay (pp.10-11), Erin Mountain (p.7172). Cape North, Prince Edward Island (p.37). Hopewell Rocks, N.B. (p.36). Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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13 JEFFERIS, Roger and Kendall McDONALD McDONALD, Kendall Wreck Hunters. in dj.
Adventurers Club, London, 1967, 
JEFFERIS, Roger and Kendall McDONALD. The Wreck Hunters. London: The Adventurers Club, (1967). Pp. (4),[5]-255,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A selection of capsules relating to the rediscovering of ships lost off the English coast, as well as examining what new information on each individual wreck has been found -- or, what riches may be contained within said wreck. "Dozens of wrecks are discussed. The story of the wreck is told in detail: when, how, and why it sank.Then the reader is taken below the surface to see what the wreck looks lik e today -- years and, in some cases, centuries after it was sunk." - from the dust jacket. Contents : 1. The Big Lift (s.s. Maine, sunk 1917). 2. Armada Wreck (San Pedro el Mayor, 1588). 3. Spanish Gold (Santa Maria de la Rosa, Girona, La Rata Santa Maria Encoronada, Duquesa Santa Ana, Jan Juan (Horra), all sunk 1588). 4. Down They Go (Stirling Castle, Mary, Northumberland, Vanguard, York, Resolution, Newcastle, Reserve, 1703. Association, Eagle,Romsey, Firebrand, 1707. H.M.S. Ramillies, 1760. Djeba, 1907). 5. Riddle o f the Guns (H.M.S. Boyne, 1795. H.M.S. Impregnable, 1799). 6. Cannon's Hole(L'Amitié, 1798. Active, Hindostan, 1803. Earl of Abergavenny, 1805). 7. S ecrets of the Shingle (H.M.S. Anson, Janes and Rebecca, 1807). 8. Soldiers in the Sea (Seahorse, Boadicea, Lord Melville, 1816. Royal Charter, 1859. Marana, 1891. City of Chicago, 1892. Lusitania, 1915. Laurentic, 1917). 9. Course of Disaster (Dispatch, Primrose, 1809. John, 1855. Mohegan, 1898). 10. Last of the Sails (Halloween, 1887. Preussen, 1910. Herzogin Cecilie, 1936. Placidas Farroult, 1940). 11. Mystery of Pudding Pans (Blackfriars wreck, A.D. 89. Pudding Pan wreck, A.D. 160. Grace Dieu, 1439. Marye Rose, 1545.Royal George, 1782. Halsewell, 1786. Wild Wave, 1875. Alexandrovna, 1882. Alfred Earlson, 1907. Gallicia, Empress of India, 1917. Empire Politician, 1940. Richard Montgomery, 1944). 12. Silver from the Sea (Lamorna Cove, 1550-1650. De Liefde, 1711. Indiana, 1901. Italia, City of Brisbane, Riversdale, 1917. Louis Shied, 1939. James Eagan Layne, 1945. Nyon, 1962). Appendices. Index. Light edge-spotting, name to ffep, else vg in nicked, spotted dj.15.00

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14 KELLEHER, Kelvin From Base to Bay. signed
Kelvin Kelleher, Springdale, NL, 2006, ISBN:1599755947 
KELLEHER, Kelvin From Base to Bay. (Springdale, NL : Kelvin Kelleher, 2006). Pp i-iv,1-143,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers, lettered inorange and white. "U.S. Troops arrived in the British Colony of Newfoundla nd during World War Two (1940-45). It was termed "the friendly invasion." Once the war was over, one U.S. Engineer fromNew York, my father, having married a Newfoundland girl, decided to retire and raise his family around thebay. The personal account of my growing up experiences should bring back m any enjoyable memories. Memories of; catching Connors, custard, capelin, codfish, cod liver oil, courting, copying (ice pans and in your scribbler), cuffs, Christmas Cakes, concerts, crinolines, cowboys, and chicken coops. They were special times. Enjoy!" (from the back cover). Contents : 1. Rise and Shine. 2. Meeting a New Day. 3. Starting to Explore. 4. The Sparkes. 5. Playful Summer Days. 6. The Sabbath Day. 7. Starting School. 8. Winter Fun. 9. Spring, Glorious Springtime. 10. Up the Road. 11. School, is Out. 12. Swarms of Capeiin. 13. Hauling the Trap. 14. Explosive Times. 15. Off to Camp. 16. Current Affairs. 17. King William. 18. The Paper Route. 19. Mail Day.20. Hunters and Gatherers. 21. Showtime. 22. Winter Fun. 23. Growing Up. 2 4. Epilogue. 25. The History of Sibley's Cove. 26. Interview with Grandmother Sparkes. 27. Genealogy Record. Very good. Signed with inscription by theathor. 30.00

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15 KUSPIT, Donald EDDY, Don Don Eddy : The Art of Paradox. First Edition in dustjacket.
Hudson Hills Press, New York, 2002, ISBN:1555952062 
KUSPIT, Donald. Don Eddy : The Art of Paradox. New York : Hudson Hills Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp (6),7-131,(1). Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Small 4to, black cloth, silver lettering to spine, blindstamped lettering to front board. "This beautiful monograph surveys the career of a leading American realist painter, covering nearly four decades of work. Author Donald Kuspit calls Eddy a spiritual realist, a metaphysician, acknowledging the work's peculiar mysteriousness, its enigmatic intensity. Kuspit traces the artist's evolution from the Super Realist auto bumpers and showrooms and shop windows of the early 1970; through the technically dazzling paintings of dime-store toys, trinkets, pots and pans, and silverware on glass shelves of the later 1970s (row after row of America's material riches); through the hallucinatory works of the 1980s that introduce human presence and natural phenomena into the artist's repertoire; to the spiritual works of the1990s, many in triptych format, that portray scenes and objects from natur e, indeed seem to revel in nature, often captured in out-of-the-way places associated with spiritual reality. Eddy 's nineties paintings are great religious landscape art in the same spiritual tradition as Chinese landscape painting as well as British romantic landscape painting. The artist's recentrevival of religious vision, which Kuspit characterizes as a "mystical lea p of faith," combines aspects of Christianity, Buddhism, and Taoism in works that are full of faith, hope, and charity. This profoundly moving body ofwork is suggestive of altarpieces, icons for the new millennium that confe r spiritual (as well as cerebral and emotional) significance on natural andhuman phenomena. Additional illumination is provided by a fascinating desc ription of the artist's working methods—a level of technique that Kuspit describes as comprising "precision, care, and sophistication, indeed, sheer brilliance— [Eddy] reconciles craft and creativity, which is the great challenge of modern art." "I think Eddy is a kind of alchemist— Eddy's art transmutes the profane into the sacred—transcendentalizes the base things of everyday reality so that they seem like sacred mysteries." (from the dj). Contents : Spiritual realism : Don Eddy's paintings (by Donald Kuspit). Documentation : One-person exhibitions; Group exhibitions; Public collections; Bibliography. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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Ghost : Building an Architectural Vision.  1st pr., MacKAY-LYONS, Brian
16 MacKAY-LYONS, Brian Ghost : Building an Architectural Vision. 1st pr.
Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2008, ISBN:9781568987361 1568987366 / 9781568987361 
MacKAY-LYONS, Brian. Ghost : Building an Architectural Vision. With texts by Peter Buchanan, Brian Carter, Thomas Fisher, Kenneth Frampton, Karl Habermann, Robert Ivy, Christine Macy, Robert McCarter, and Juhani Pallasmaa. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-224. Illustrated throughout with colour and b&w photos. 8vo, plain white card covers in dark grey jacket.

"In 1994 nine ambitious students joined architect and professor Brian MacKay-Lyons at his family farm on the coast of Nova Scotia, atop a nearly four-hundred-year-old stone ruiin, to embark on a unique utopian architectural experiment. Housed in tents, without modern conveniences, and with little more than hammers and anils, the group inaugurated what would become an annual hands-on design-build project: the Ghost International Architectural Laboratory, better known as 'Ghost Lab' or simply 'Ghost'." - from the front flap.

Chapters arranged as Ghosts :
1. "Ghost Stories" by Christine Macy - Hill
2. "Concept and Construct / Earth and Sky" by Brian Carter - Landfall
3. "Expedition to the Coast of Nova Scotia" by Karl Habermann - Pots and Pans
4. "The Bones of Ghosts: Structuring the Ephemeral" by Robert Ivy - Why Albert Oxner Shingled His Barn
5. "On the Fringes of the Empire" by Kenneth Frampton - Barnyard
6. "Seeing Ghosts" by Thomas Fisher - The Education of an Architect
7. "The Dance of Construction" by Juhani Pallasm- Village Architect
8. "Escaping Normality to Embrace Reality" by Peter Buchanan - Willing
9. "The Thougnt of Construction" by Robert McCarter - Listening.

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17 MORRIS, Julie Tracing Your Ancestors in Nova Scotia.
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax , 1976, 
MORRIS, Julie. Tracing Your Ancestors in Nova Scotia. Halifax : Public Archives of Nova Scotia, September 1976. .Pp. [1]-17,(1). 4to, printed stapled blue card covers. A booklet on the resources for genealogical research at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia in Halifax. Name to front, minor cover creasing, else very good. 10.00

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18 MORRIS, Julie Tracing Your Ancestors in Nova Scotia. 3rd Edition.
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax , 1987, 
MORRIS, Julie. Tracing Your Ancestors in Nova Scotia. 3rd Edition. Halifax : Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1987.Pp (4),1-11,(1). 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. A booklet on the resources for genealogical research at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia in Halifax. Very good. 6.00

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19 PETERS, Victor MAKHNO, Nestor Nestor Makhno : The Life of an Anarchist
Echo Books, Winnipeg, Canada, 1970, 
PETERS, Victor. Nestor Makhno : The Life of an Anarchist. Winnipeg, Canada : Echo Books, (1970). Pp (6),5-133,(5). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated black card covers, lettered in white. "Few cemeteries in the world have as diverse occupants as the cemetery Père-Lachaise, in Paris. Here are foundthe tombs of Héloise and Abélard, Molière, Balzac, Chopin and Sarah Bernha rdt. It was on this cemetery that the Pans Commune of 1871 made its last stand, that thousands of the communards met their death and were interred. But one of Père-=Lachaiose's most unusual tenants was laid to rest there in 1934, by a motley crowd of several hundred anarchists, emigrants and sympathizers. It was Nestor Makhno, hero and villain of ths Ukrainian steppes. Makhno was only forty-five years of age when he died of drink, disappointment and tuberculosis. born in Gulai-Polye, a remote Ukrainian village, he had early turned to anarchism and violence, and landed in a Moscow prison, from which he was released by the Revolution of 1917. During the Russian Civil War, from 1918 to 1921, Makhno held sway over large parts of the Ukraine. Hesucceeded in attracting to his cause tens of thousands of landless peasant s, deserters, criminals, rebels, adventurers and idealists. Moreover, he engaged in mobile warfare so successIly that his guerilla" tactics have served in many ways as a model for partisan operations in many parts of the world." (fromthe back cover). Contents : Foreword by Senator Paul Yuzyk. Preface. 1. Gulai-Polye and the Early Years of Nestor Makhno. 2. Butyrki Prison and the Triumphant Return. 3. The Rada-Skoropadsky Interlude and the Rise ofthe Makhnovshchina. 4. The Insurgent Army, Its Membership and Operations i n the Civilian Sector. 5. The Insurgent Army, Its Organization and Operations in Combat. 6. Shifting Alliances: The Insurgents, the Red Army, the Volunteer Army. 7. Nestor Markhno, the Exile. 8. The Man and the Legend. Appendix. Very good. 35.00

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20 PIERS, Harry. SELF, G.M. BLAKELEY, Phyllis. PANS Publication no 7). Evolution of the Halifax Fortress 1749-1928. Paperback.
Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1947, 
PIERS, Harry. The Evolution of the Halifax Fortress 1749-1928. Revised , edited and completed with appendices, bibliographies and index by G.M. Self ,with the assistance of Phyllis Blakeley. Under the direction of D.C. Harve y. Halifax : The Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1947. Pp. (4),[iii]-xii,(2),[1]-155,(5), folding map. 8vo, green card covers, blank spine. Watters p.723, Rhodenizer pp 560, 565. P.A.N.S. Publication No.7. Preface by D.C. Harvey. Contents: 1. The Earliest Defences, 1749-1775; 2. Revolution and War, 1775-1815; 3. The Present Citadel, 1828-1856; 4. The Development of Modern Ordnance, 1856-1928. With the following appendices: 1. Inspectional Report,29th May 1761; II. State of Nova Scotia, 1775; III. Prince Edward's "Teleg raph" System, 1795-1802; IV. Inspectional Report, 1st July 1812; V. BarrackAccomodation, 1835-6; VI. Condensed Chronology, 1749-1817; VII. Martello T owers, Halifax, NS; VIII. Biographical List, 1749-1912; IX. Catalogue, RE Records, PANS. With bibliography and glossary at rear. Spine slightly sunned, else a very good, tidy copy. 75.00

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