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1 Bookworm's Birthday Book.
J. M. Dent, London, 1896, 
A Bookworm's Birthday Book. London: J. M. Dent, 1896. Pp. [256] Printed on one side of page only. Small 8vo, green cloth, gilt decoration to front andgilt lettering to spine. A calendar of the year, with each date having a q uotation by or about an author that is associated with that day, by birth death or otherwise. Light edge wear, brown toning to end-papers, else very good. Uncommon. 50.00

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2 AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees Nurses in Battledress : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves. First Edition.
Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1998, ISBN:1551093138 
AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees. Nurses in Battledress. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1998). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(3),3-157,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated card covers with red and black lettering tofront, black lettering to spine. [cover adds subtitle : The World War II s tory of a member of the Q. A. Reserves]. The World War II story of a memberof the Q. A. Reserve - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service / Reserve, the nurses who often provided the first care for wounded soldie rs during the war. She also recounts her journey in 1942 aboard the SS Strathallan, travelling in a convoy from Scotland to the Mediterranean, when their vessel was torpedoed off the coast of Gibraltar. The author, a war bride who eventually came to Canada, married a native Nova Scotian, Robert L. Aikens. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.00

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3 AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees Nurses in Battledress : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves. Signed
Cymru Press, Halifax, 1998, ISBN:0968395007 
AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees. Nurses in Battledress [cover adds subtitle : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves]. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Cymru Press, (1998). Pp. (8),ix-xv,(3),3-157,(3). With 18 b&w photos and some maps in the text. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated cardcovers, black titles to spine. The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserve - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service / Reserve, the nurses who often provided the first care for wounded soldiers during the war. She also recounts her journey in 1942 aboard the SS Strathallan, travelling in a convoy from Scotland to the Mediterranean, when their vessel was torpedoed offthe coast of Gibraltar. Sections : U.K. 1941; Convoy; North Africa; Italy; U.K. 1945. The author, a war bride who eventually came to Canada, married a native Nova Scotian, Robert L. Aikens. Very good. Signed by the author onthe title page. 20.00

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4 Arctic Journal BREDIN, T.F. WASHBURN, A.L. REED, Edward B. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 15, No. 1,March 1962
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1962, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume15, No. 1, March 1962. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1962. Pp [1]-83,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Includes: John C. Reed's "Scientific research and northern development" (p p 3-8); D.Q. Wark, R.W.Popham, W.A. Dotson, and K.S. Colaw's "Ice observations by the Tiros II satellite and by aircraft" (pp 9-26); Edward B. Reed's "Freshwater plankton Crustacea of the Colville River area, northern Alaska"(pp 27-50); T.F. Bredin's ""Whale Island" and the Mackenzie Delta : charte d errors and unmapped discoveries, 1789 to 1850" (pp 51-65); A.L Washburn and Minze Stuiver's "Radiocarbon-dated postglacial delevelling in northeast Greenland and its implications" (pp 66-73); Fred Presl, Jr.'s "Glacial geology and geomorphology of the Sortehjorne area, East Greenland" (pp 73-76); U.S. Army's Public Relations Office's "Army ice cap swing takes 22 days forround trip of 276 miles" (pp 77-78); plus News and Reviews. Rubbed, else v ery good. 20.00

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5 ARIMA, E. Y. National Museum of Canada Bull.189 Report on an Eskimo Umiak Built at Ivuyivik, P.Q., in the Summer of 1960. signed
Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, Ottawa, 1963, 
ARIMA, E. Y. Report on an Eskimo Umiak Built at Ivuyivik, P.Q., in the Summer of 1960. Ottawa : Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources,1963. Pp (4),v-vi,1-83,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, tan card covers, lettered in black. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 189, Anthropological Series No. 59. Contents : Part I. Introduction : Acknowledgments; "Women's Boat"; Distribution; Form; Some uses and sociocultural aspects. Part II. The Ivuyivik Umiak : Materials; Construction of the framework; Covering the framework; Accessories; Performance; Authenticity; Economic and social aspects; Some historical notes. French Résumé. Appendix : Note on spelling; Eskimo terms for parts of the umiak; Udjuk hunt expenditures. Institutional library stamp, stain to fore-edge of back cover, corner section of last two leaves clipped but without loss of text, else very good. Signed and dated by the author. . 30.00

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6 ARIMA, E.Y. National Museum of Canada Bulletin no. 194) Contributions to Anthropology, 1961-62, Part II, Paper no. 7 Notes on the Kayak and Its Equipment at Iruyivik, P.Q.
Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, Ottawa, 1963, 
ARIMA, E.Y. Notes on the Kayak and Its Equipment at Iruyivik, P.Q. Ottawa: Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, 1963. Pp. (2),221-261,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled printed self wraps. Cassell 062. An offprint from the National Museum of Canada Bulletin no. 194, Contributions to Anthropology, 1961-62, Part II, Paper no. 7. Very good. 40.00

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7 ARTHUR, Max True Glory : The Royal Navy 1914-1939. 1st in dj.
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1996, ISBN:0340623012 
ARTHUR, Max. The True Glory : The Royal Navy 1914-1939. [dj adds: A Narrative History]. (L.): Hodder & Stoughton, (1996). First Printing. Pp 292 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "Acclaimed historian Max Arthur pays tribute to the Royal Navy from 1914 to 1939. Drawing on the personal stories of those who served during this period, he has created a unique narrative historyof the senior service."- dj. Topics include Jutland, Gallipoli, Zeebrugge, Q ships, K boats, the RNAS, the North Russian campaign, China, the sinking of the Royal Oak, and the Battle of the River Plate. Name, else vg in dj. 28.00

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8 ARTHUR, Max True Glory : The Royal Navy 1914-1939. 1st in dj. New
Hodder & Stoughton, 1996, ISBN:0-340-62301-2 
ARTHUR, Max. The True Glory : The Royal Navy 1914-1939. [dj adds: A Narrative History]. (L.): Hodder & Stoughton, (1996). First Printing. Pp 292 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "Acclaimed historian Max Arthur pays tribute to the Royal Navy from 1914 to 1939. Drawing on the personal stories of those who served during this period, he has created a unique narrative history of the senior service."- dj. Topics include Jutland, Gallipoli, Zeebrugge, Q ships, K boats, the RNAS, the North Russian campaign, China, the sinking of the Royal Oak, and the Battle of the River Plate. New in dj. 42.00

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9 AUTEN, Harold, Lt.-Commander Q Boat Adventures. 6th pr
Herbert Jenkins, 1918, 
AUTEN, Harold, Lt.-Commander. "Q" Boat Adventures : The Exploits of the Famous Mystery Ships by a "Q" Boat Commander. (L): Herbert Jenkins, [1918]. Pp 289. 8vo, green cloth. Accounts of stealthy anti-submarine warfare in the Great War penned by one of the original six officers appointed to command Q ships in that conflict. Dampstaining to cloth, else vg. 40.00

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10 BALEE, William (ed.). Journal of Ethnobiology. Volume 20, Number 2, Winter 2000.
Society of Ethnobiology, 2000, 
BALEE, William (ed.). Journal of Ethnobiology. Volume 20, Number 2, Winter 2000. N.pl.: Society of Ethnobiology, 2000. Pp (6),[139]-325,(3). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Maya Knowledge and“Science Wars” (by E.N. Anderson); Eastern Sumbanese Bird Classification ( by Gregory Forth); Knowing, Gathering and Eating : Knowledge and Attitudes about Wild Food in an Isan Village in Northeastern Thailand (by Prapimporn Somnasang and Geraldine Moreno-Black); The Jaguars of Altar Q, Copan, Honduras : Faunal Analysis, Archaeology, and Ecology (by Diane A. Ballinger and Jeffrey Stomper); Perception and Managemtn of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Diversity Among Makushi Amerindians of Guyana (by Marianne Elias, Laura Rival, and Doyle McKey); The Historical Ecology of Southeastern LongleafPine and Its Southernmost Expression (by Karen J., Walker); A Cladistic Ap proach to Comparative Ethnobotany (by Kimberly Hamblin Hart and Paul Alan Cox). Very good. 15.00

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11 BARTIMEUS Awfully Big Adventure. First Edition
Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1919, 
BARTIMEUS. An Awfully Big Adventure. London : Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1919). First Printing. Pp. 277. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of short stories and novellas for young adults - some based upon actual events - dealing with the war at sea during the First World War. Contents: 1. An Awfully Big Adventure ; 2. Behind the Veil: The Story of the Q Boats ; 3. "Not in the Presence of the Enemy" ; 4. The Action betweenH. M. S. Prize and German Submarine U-93 ; 5. The Forfeit ; 6. Supper Beer ; 7. The Way They Have ; 8. The Epitaph ; 9. The English Way ; 10. The Par ting of the Ways ; 11. Unto the Hills. Spine spotted, white spot to front, corners bumped, cracked between pp. 22-23, 54-55, and 118-119, name to ffep, else vg. 15.00

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12 BAWAL, Raymond A., Jr. Twilight of the Great Lakes Steamer [cover adds: The Last Steam Powered Freighters on the Great Lakes]
Inland Expressions, Clinton Township, MI, 2009, ISBN:9780981815725 
BAWAL, Raymond A., Jr. Twilight of the Great Lakes Steamer [cover adds: TheLast Steam Powered Freighters on the Great Lakes]. (Clinton Township, MI) : Inland Expressions, (2009). First Edition. Pp (6),1-108,(2). Illustrated with over 80 photos. Index. 4to, illustrated black card covers, lettered inwhite. "Steam powered freighters, once the mainstay of the Great Lakes fle et, are now in the twilight of their era on the inland seas. Once numbered in the hundreds, this class is now represented by only twenty active carriers as of the end of the 2008 shipping season. They range from the ST. MARYSCHALLENGER built in 1906, with over 100 years of steadfast service, to the last steam powered freighter to be built on the lakes, the CANADIAN LEADER , built in 1967. Individual histories are given for each vessel providing details of previous and current operations. These steamers encompass a variety of carrier types, including cement carriers, straight deckers, and self-unloaders. Included are numerous never before published photographs, portraying these vessels in previous operations and current operations." (from the back cover). Contents : A Brief History; St. Mary's Challenger; Alpena (2); Wilfred Sykes; Philip R. Clarke; Kaye E. Barker; Arthur M. Anderson; Cason J. Caqllaway; Michipicoten (3); John G. Munson (2); James Norris; American Fortitude; American Valor; Herbert C. Jackson; Edward L. Ryerson; American Victory; Montrealais; Canadaian Provider; Halifax; Quebecois; Canadian Leader; Q^uick Reference Guide; Index. Very good. 20.00

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13 BENNETT, Geoffrey Pan Grand Strategy Series Naval Battles of the First World War.
Pan Books, London, 1983, ISBN:0330238620 
BENNETT, Geoffrey. Naval Battles of the First World War. L.: Pan Books, (1983). Pp. 308, + [8] pp. of plates. Illustrated with maps to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Pan Grand Strategy Series. Contents: 1. Operation 'ZZ'; 2. A Curse on the Orient; 3. Lone Wolf; 4. The Long Voyage; 5. Von Spee'sTriumph; 6. Sturdee's Revenge; 7. First Blood; 8. The Long Wait; 9. Beatty versus Hipper; 10. Jellicoe Versus Scheer; 11. Scheer's Escape; 12. Who Wo n?; 13. U-boats and Q-ships; 14. Twisting the Dragon's Tail; 15. Death of aFleet. Selected Bibliography. Index. Rubbed, abrasion to rear cover, inner hinge tape-repaired, previous name, ow vg. 10.00

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14 BERNIER, Joseph). KETCHUM, W.Q. Canadian Geographical Journal 015:3 KETCHUM, W.Q. JOHNSTON, J.T. Last of the Great Master Mariners. An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.15, No.3, September 1937
Canadian Geographical Journal, 1937, 
(BERNIER, J.E., Captain). KETCHUM, W.Q. "The Last of the Great Master Mariners.". An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.15, No.3, September 1937. Pp.150-153. Double column. Also : J.T. Johnston's "Canada's Water Power Wealth" (pp.114-149); Charles G. Nickels' "Lure of the Golden North" (pp.154-157); Loretta L. Shaw's "The Fuji Lakes" (Japan, pp.158-166). Very good. For the issue. 20.00

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15 BERTON, Pierre (ed.) RADDALL, Thomas H. BRUCE, Harry MITCHELL, W.O. Historic Headlines : A Century of Canadian News Dramas. Reprint in dustjacket
Canadian Illustrated Library, McClelland and Stewart , Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0771013086 
BERTON, Pierre, (ed.). Historic Headlines : A Century of Canadian News Dramas. (Toronto) : The Canadian Illustrated Library, (McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1974). Reprint. Pp (5),6-128. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, black cloth spine, reddish-brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. In the Canadian Illustrated Library series. Of nautical interest : 1929 : The I'm Alone Incident (by Harry Bruce, pp 73-82). Contents : 1868 : The Assassination of D'Arcy McGee (by Thomas H. Raddall). 1873 : The Cypress Hills Massacre (by Alan Phillips). 1885 : Van Horne Moves the Troops West (by Pierre Berton). 1891 : The Old Chieftain's Last Stand (by Ken Lefolii). 1903 : The Barr Colony Fiasco (by W. O. Mitchell). 1017 : The Canadaians take Vimy Ridge (by Colin McDougall). 1929 : The I'm Alone Incident (by Harry Bruce. 1938: The Vancouver Post Office Sitdown (by Mac Reynolds). 1946 : The Gouzenko Spy Case (by Barbara Moon). 1956 : The Great Pipeline Debate (by Christina and Peter Newman). 1963 : The F.L.Q. Reign of Terror (by Peter Desbarats). Very good in edgeworn and price-clipped dustjacket. 15.00

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B.C.S. From Little Forks to Moulton Hill. in slipcase, Bishop's College School). PATRIQUIN, J. Graham PATRIQUIN, J. Graham
16 Bishop's College School). PATRIQUIN, J. Graham PATRIQUIN, J. Graham B.C.S. From Little Forks to Moulton Hill. in slipcase
1978, 
(Bishop's College School). PATRIQUIN, J. Graham. B.C.S. From Little Forks to Moulton Hill. [In Two Volumes]. (Sherbrooke, P.Q.) : Bishop's College School, 1978. Pp (12),vii-xix,(1),[1]233,(3),[1]-17,(3),frontis + 64 pp.photos; (12),xiii-xv,(2),234503,(1),[1]-17,(1),frontis + 48 pp.photos. 8vo, purple cloth. A native of Wolfville, N.S., Patriquin began his 43-year term at B.C.S. in 1929 teaching history and sports. Spine sunned, else vg in matching slipcase. 90.00

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17 BJORK, Robert E., ed. Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages. Four Volumes, First Edition.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010, ISBN:9780198662624 
BJORK, Robert E., ed. The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages. Edited by Robert E. Bjork. IN FOUR VOLUMES. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (2010). First Printing. I. [A-C]: Pp. (8),[ix]-xc,[1]-406; II. [C-J]: Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,407-894; III. [J-Q]: Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,895-1380,(2); IV. [R-Z]: Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,[1381]-1847,(5). With over 500 illustrations and 50 maps to text. Double column. 4to, textured blue cloth spines with glossy illustrated paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt-tooled borders to front and spine. Includes over 5,000 entries, written by more than 800 scholars. "The result of this painstaking, meticulous and laborious colaboration[is...]: a cornucopia of facts, new insights, figures, illustrations, maps and thorough treatments of topics given short shrift elsewhere." - from th e introduction. A very good, clean, tidy set. Due to the weight of this set, extra shipping charges will be necessary to cover postage costs. Canadianorders will be subject to GST. 500.00

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18 BLOOM, L., Capt. (ed.) Aldershot News. Vol. 3, No. 4, Oct.-Nov., 1945
A-14 C.I.T.C., Aldershot Camp, Aldershot, N.S., 1945, 
BLOOM, L., Capt., (ed.). Aldershot News. Vol. 3, No. 4, Oct.-Nov., 1945. Aldershot, N.S.: A-14 C.I.T.C., Aldershot Camp, 1945. Pp [1]-20, including covers. Illustrated, 4to, printed stapled self-wraps. Published by kind permission of the Camp Commandant Lieut. Colonel W. W. Mathers, R.C.R. This is the Pictorial Souvenir Issue : "In this issue, the editors have attempted tobring to its readers, an issue containing as many pictures of Camp personn el as possible. We hope we have included most of you in some group or other. If you have been missed, we can only say that we are sorry. With the war now over and transfers going on at the present rate, it will not be long before most of us leave Aldershot. It is always nice to have pictures of friends and acquaintances, and it is the editors' hope that this pictorial issue will be a kind reminder of A-14 in the days to come." (p. 1). Some contents : Camp Signs on the Line for Victory; Lt. Col. Mathers Assumes AldershotCamp Command; Camp Personality Portraits: Major Irving Bickerton; "News" V isits Q.M. Stores; Staff, Aldershot Military Hospital; Non-Commissionmed Officers at A-14 Training Centre, Aldershot; Camp Regimental Police; A-14 C.I.T.C. Workshop Staff; No. 68 Military Detention Barracks; No. 11 Clinic Canadian Dental Corps, Aldershop; and much more. Rubbed, minor smudge to frontcover, horizontal crease, else very good. 60.00

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19 Borden Company Limited Borden's St. Charles Milk.
Borden Company Limited, Montreal, P.Q., 1925, 
(Borden Company Limited). Borden's St. Charles Milk. Montreal, P.Q.: The Borden Company Limited, n.d. [ca 1925-1928]. Pp [1]-32. Illustrated. Index. Small 8vo, illustrated green stapled card covers. Cover title : Borden's St.Charles Evaporated Milk Book of Recipes. Variant of Driver, Culinary Landm arks Q149.1. Contents : Soups; Breads; Entrees and Fish; Vegetables, Saladsand Salad Dressings; Cakes and Cookies, Pastries; Desserts; Ice Creams and Sherbets; Candies; Beverages. Covers rubbed and chipped, surface tears, st aples rusted, brown stains to inside front cover and title page, else good only. As is. 45.00

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20 BORRETT, William C. La TOUR, Charles de. CHAMBERS, Robert. PICHON, Thomas. Tales Retold Under The Old Town Clock. Ryerson, in dj
Ryerson, 1957, 
BORRETT, William C. Tales Retold Under The Old Town Clock. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (March 1957). Pp (4),v-xii,1-212. 8vo, ochre cloth. Watters p.251. Rhodenizer p.693. For Borrett, born in Dartmouth in 1894, see Marble pp.75-6. Illustrated by Robert Chambers. Includes : The Baronets of Nova Scotia; A Battle of Loyalty: Father versus Son at Port La Tour; A Romantic Warrior: Charles de la Tour; From Nova Scotia to Lord Mayor of London: Sir Brook Watson; Mary Read - Pirate; The Oak Island Mystery; Buried Treasure - Sunken Ships; Pichon the Spy; A Battle of Wits [with Paul and Benoni D'Entremont]; The Return of the Acadians; Adding Insult to Injury: Privateers of 1776; Piano for Mary Ross; An Ancient Mariner's Tale; South Seas Adventure: Aboard a Bluenose Whaler; A Perilous Voyage: H.M.S Pique; A Narrow Escape; The Tallahassee; The Mary Celeste; Jerome: Nova Scotia's Mystery Man; Victor Hugo's Daughter: A Sad Love Affair; Another Unsolved Sea Mystery: The S.S. City of Boston; The Loss of La Bourgoyne; Cradock Revenged: A Tale of the First World War; Heroes in Disguise: A "Q" Boat in Halifax in 1916; Eastbound Convoy: The Heroic Jervis Bay; Adventure in Halifax Harbour: A City Savedfrom Disaster; Watchers of the Sea: The Light Keepers of Nova Scotia; A Gr eat Champion: The Bluenose. Very good in torn, edgeworn dustjacket. 20.00

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