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141 ROACHE, Eugene R. People & Tales. First Edition, Signed
Community Books, Lockeport, N.S., 1998, 
ROACHE, Eugene R. People & Tales. Second Printing. Lockeport, Nova Scotia :Roseway Publishing Co. Ltd., 1996.. First Edition. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated with 5 b&w photos in the text. Small 8vo, photo-illustrated white card covers, printed in black. A collection of stories, with some poems, about the people of West Head, a little village southwest of Lockeport, Shelburne County. Contents : People and Tales - Othneil and Ira Stephens - Phillip Stephens - Henry Stephens - Leoonard Roache - Mylson Townsend Stephens and Townsend - Tom and Dellie Townsend - Aletha Williams - Neil Bangay - Nat Bangay - Charles Morash - Ralph Townsend - Horton - Alena and Al Townsend - Hardy and Murphy - Gaetz - Jake Lloyd - George Morash - Lavina Townsend - Howard Townsend - Owen Townsend -Winslow Townsend - Bob Stuart - Bruce's Island - The Orchards - Bill Grayley - Farrington's Island - Roache's Island. Some pencilled notes writtewn on inside rear cover, else very good. Signed and dated , without inscription, by Roache, 1996. 25.00

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142 ROBERTSON, Lewis V. Shelburne Historical Society. Nova Scotia Museum. Shelburne and the Gloucestermen: Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
Shelburne Historical Society / Nova Scotia Museum, 1977, 
ROBERTSON, Lewis V. Shelburne and the Gloucestermen: Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Shelburne / Halifax : "Published by the Shelburne Historical Society withthe assistance of the Nova Scotia Museum", 1977. First Edition. "Printed b y the South Shore Gazette Ltd., Shelburne, N.S." Illustrated. Pp [6],[1]-44,(2). 4to, stapled illustrated yellow-gold card covers. An informal historyof Shelburne County men who served in the schooner fleet of Gloucester, Ma ss. Pride of place goes to the near-mythical Howard Blackburn, but CaptainsRobertson Giffen, Tom Benham(master of such fine McManus-designed vessels as Esperanto and Elsie), Alden Geele, Jerome Noble, and Clayton Morrissey (master of the famous Effie M. Morrissey, still afloat as the Ernestina), among others, are also considered. Sections include: The Fishing Industry; The Schooner; The Shelburne Dory; The Centennial 1876; The Skippers; Howard Blackburn; Economics; and others. Some light edge-creasing to rear cover, else very good. 28.00

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143 ROBERTSON, Marion Annals of a Barrington Shipyard.
1980, 
ROBERTSON, Marion. Annals of a Barrington Shipyard. Barrington : "Publishedby Cape Sable Historical Society, Barrington, Nova Scotia through the faci lities of Petheric Press Limited"', (1980). Pp (2),125-141,(1). 8vo, stapled tan card covers with a small illustration of a shipyard scene on front. Reprinted from The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol.10, No.2, June 1980. Small marks to front cover, else very good. NOTE: Less postage will be needed for this slim item. 9.00

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144 ROBERTSON, Marion Chestnut Pipe: Folklore of Shelburne County. First Edition.
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1991, ISBN:0921054971 
ROBERTSON, Marion. The Chestnut Pipe: Folklore of Shelburne County. Foreword by Clary Croft. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing, (1991). Pp. (16),1-271,(1). First Printing. 8vo, brown ill. card covers, brown titles to front and spine. "Every corner of Nova Scotia is rich in tradition and lore, but perhaps no area is richer than Shelburne County. 'The Chestnut Pipe' is a valuable record of life as it once was in southwestern Nova Scotia, a vital compendium of the legends, superstitions, remedies, games, and speech that mixed and mingled over the centuries to give Shelburne County a unique and vibrant culture." - from the rear cover. Contents: Supernatural Tales; Buried Treasure; Superstitions; Sayings; Home Remedies; Weather Lore; Bird Lore; Animal Lore; Insects and Snakes; Fish and Amphibians; Plants, Trees and Lichens; The Lore of Children; Customs and Celebrations; Sea Lore (pp. 166-202). Name to title page and inside of rear cover, else very good. 15.00

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King's Bounty : A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates Loyalists of the American Revolution. First Edition, hardcover., ROBERTSON, Marion
145 ROBERTSON, Marion King's Bounty : A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates Loyalists of the American Revolution. First Edition, hardcover.
Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, 1983, ISBN:0919680240 1983 0919680240 / 9780919680241 
ROBERTSON, Marion. King's Bounty : A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates, Loyalists of the American Revolution. Halifax : Nova Scotia Museum, 1983. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-334,(4). With a few illustrations in the text. 8vo, map-illustrated green paper-covered boards.

Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne.

"In May of 1783 over 30 vessels brought some 3,000 persons to settle in what is now the Shelburne area of Nova Scotia. These were the Port Roseway Associates - Loyalists who had not been sympathetic to the American War of Independence. By the next year twice that number of persons had arrived. Their early difficulties, the structure of their society, their religion and commerce are closely examined, as well as thereasons for the decline of the settlement to such an extent that by 1787 t here were 360 deserted houses, and two years later two-thirds of the town was uninhabited. This detailed history takes the reader to the point where, in the early 1800s, there was a prospect of Shelburne surviving to become the stable community of today." - from rear.

Contents:
1. Prologue to 1783;
2. The Port Roseway Associates, the Provincial Regiments and the Freed Blacks;
3. Arrival and Early Days in Shelburne;
4. The Freed Blacks;
5. The Army, the Navy and Fort Elliott;
6. Building the Town;
7. Distribution of the Land;
8. The Courts of Sessions and Courts of Justice, the First Members of the House of Assembly;
9. Churches, Schools and Social Life;
10. Taverns and Inns, Post Offices, and the Cape Roseway Lighthouse;
11. Early Industries, Trades and Professions;
12. Use of the Land and Sea [with sections on hunting (pp.213-217) fisheries (pp.217-220) and whaling (pp.220-222)];
13. Ships and Shipbuilding (pp.223-229);
14. Trade and Commerce;
15. The Decline of Shelburne;
16. Epilogue.
With notes, references, appendix and index.

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146 ROBERTSON, Marion King's Bounty : A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates Loyalists of the American Revolution. First Edition, Paperback
Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, 1983, ISBN:0919680216 
ROBERTSON, Marion. King's Bounty: A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates, Loyalists of the AmericanRevolution. Halifax : Nova Scotia Museum, 1983. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xi ii,(1),[1]-334,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, green map-illustrated cardcovers. Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne. "InMay of 1783 over 30 vessels brought some 3,000 persons to settle in what i s now the Shelburne area of Nova Scotia. These were the Port Roseway Associates - Loyalists who had not been sympathetic to the American War of Independence. By the next year twice that number of persons had arrived. Their early difficulties, the structure of their society, their religion and commerce are closely examined, as well as the reasons for the decline of the settlement to such an extent that by 1787 there were 360 deserted houses, and two years later two-thirds of the town was uninhabited. This detailed history takes the reader to the point where, in the early 1800s, there was a prospect of Shelburne surviving to become the stable community of today." - from rear. Contents: 1. Prologue to 1783; 2. The Port Roseway Associates, the Provincial Regiments and the Freed Blacks; 3. Arrival and Early Days in Shelburne; 4. The Freed Blacks; 5. The Army, the Navy and Fort Elliott; 6. Building the Town; 7. Distribution of the Land; 8. The Courts of Sessions and Courts of Justice, the First Members of the House of Assembly; 9. Churches,Schools and Social Life; 10. Taverns and Inns, Post Offices, and the Cape Roseway Lighthouse; 11. Early Industries, Trades and Professions; 12. Use of the Land and Sea [with sections on hunting (pp.213-217) fisheries (pp.217-220) and whaling (pp.220-222)]; 13. Ships and Shipbuilding (pp.223-229); 14. Trade and Commerce; 15. The Decline of Shelburne; 16. Epilogue. With notes, references, appendix and index. Ex-library (spine sticker, stamp verso front cover, pouch at rear), else very good. 15.00

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King's Bounty : A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates Loyalists of the American Revolution. First Edition, Paperback, ROBERTSON, Marion
147 ROBERTSON, Marion King's Bounty : A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates Loyalists of the American Revolution. First Edition, Paperback
Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, 1983, 1983 0919680240 / 9780919680241 
ROBERTSON, Marion. King's Bounty : A History of Early Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Founded in 1783 by the Port Roseway Associates, Loyalists of the American Revolution. Halifax : Nova Scotia Museum, 1983. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-334,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, green map-illustrated cardcovers.

Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne.

"In May of 1783 over 30 vessels brought some 3,000 persons to settle in what is now the Shelburne area of Nova Scotia. These were the Port Roseway Associates - Loyalists who had not been sympathetic to the American War of Independence. By the next year twice that number of persons had arrived. Their early difficulties, the structure of their society, their religion and commerce are closely examined, as well as the reasons for the decline of the settlement to such an extent that by 1787 there were 360 deserted houses, and two years later two-thirds of the town was uninhabited. This detailed history takes the reader to the point where, in the early 1800s, there was a prospect of Shelburne surviving to become the stable community of today." - from rear.

Contents:
1. Prologue to 1783;
2. The Port Roseway Associates, the Provincial Regiments and the Freed Blacks;
3. Arrival and Early Days in Shelburne;
4. The Freed Blacks;
5. The Army, the Navy and Fort Elliott;
6. Building the Town;
7. Distribution of the Land;
8. The Courts of Sessions and Courts of Justice, the First Members of the House of Assembly;
9. Churches, Schools and Social Life;
10. Taverns and Inns, Post Offices, and the Cape Roseway Lighthouse;
11. Early Industries, Trades and Professions;
12. Use of the Land and Sea [with sections on hunting (pp.213-217) fisheries (pp.217-220) and whaling (pp.220-222)];
13. Ships and Shipbuilding (pp.223-229);
14. Trade and Commerce;
15. The Decline of Shelburne;
16. Epilogue.
With notes, references, appendix and index.

Some light edge spotting, crease to spine, else very good. 17.00


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148 ROBERTSON, Marion Old Settlers' Remedies. 4th pr.
Lancelot Press, Windsor, 1974, 
ROBERTSON, Marion. Old Settlers' Remedies. Compiled by ... for the Cape Sable Historical Society, Barrington, N.S. Windsor : Lancelot Press, (1974). Fourth Printing. Pp [1]-34,(2). 8vo, card covers. Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne. "In compiling these home remedies of our pioneer forefathers, I have used two old remedy books which belonged to early settlers ol Shelburne County, and a reprint of Thomas Phaire's "The Boke of Chyldren", first published in London in 1553. Other printed sources were an old Cook Book with "Various Receipts and Directions to Servants," and a Nova Scotia Almanack of 1820. Besides these, I have used anumber of remedies written by the early settlers themselves in little leat her-bound note books or on the blank pages of books. Still others are from a Family Bible written there by an unhappy mother after she had lost two ofher children because she knew no way to save them. Although these old reme dies were used by our early settlers, and were all that they had, they are not recommended to-day as cures for aches or pains of any kind. In arranging the remedies I have followed the way of John Wesley in his book of "Primitive Physic," [...].' - from the foreword. A facsinating look at cures and preventions, covering ague, apoplexy, arthritis, asthma, baldness, boils, blisters, burns, cancer, chafing, chilblains, colds, consumption, coughs, deafness, dropsy, dull sight, falling of the fundament, flux, gout, the greensickness, jaundice, lunacy, the plague, the quinsy, rheumatism, ruptures, sciatica, scurvy, shingles, small pox, sharp urine, worms, wounds, and manymore. Vg. 8.00

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149 ROBERTSON, Marion Old Settlers' Remedies. 7th Lancelot Printing
Lancelot Press, Hantsport , 1982, 
ROBERTSON, Marion. Old Settlers' Remedies. Compiled by Marion Robertson forthe Cape Sable Historical Society, Barrington, N.S. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1982). Seventh Printing. Pp [1]-34,(2). 8vo, card cover s. Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne. "In compiling these home remedies of our pioneer forefathers, I have used two old remedy books which belonged to early settlers ol Shelburne County, and a reprint of Thomas Phaire's "The Boke of Chyldren", first published in London in 1553. Other printed sources were an old Cook Book with "Various Receipts and Directions to Servants," and a Nova Scotia Almanack of 1820.Besides these, I have used a number of remedies written by the early settl ers themselves in little leather-bound note books or on the blank pages of books. Still others are from a Family Bible written there by an unhappy mother after she had lost two of her children because she knew no way to save them. Although these old remedies were used by our early settlers, and wereall that they had, they are not recommended to-day as cures for aches or p ains of any kind. In arranging the remedies I have followed the way of JohnWesley in his book of "Primitive Physic," [...].' - from the foreword. A f acsinating look at cures and preventions, covering ague, apoplexy, arthritis, asthma, baldness, boils, blisters, burns, cancer, chafing, chilblains, colds, consumption, coughs, deafness, dropsy, dull sight, falling of the fundament, flux, gout, the green sickness, jaundice, lunacy, the plague, the quinsy, rheumatism, ruptures, sciatica, scurvy, shingles, small pox, sharp urine, worms, wounds, and many more. Faint stain to spine, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 7.00

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150 ROBERTSON, Marion Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an introduction to the customs and beliefs of the Micmac Indians. 1st pr.
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax , 2006, ISBN:1894429101 
ROBERTSON, Marion. Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an introduction tothe customs and beliefs of the Micmac Indians. (Halifax : Nimbus Publishin g Ltd.,), n.d. [2000s]. Reprint. Pp (6),5-98. Illustrated. 8vo, ochre-coloured card covers, printed in white. Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne. Illustrations are from the George Creed Tracings of petroglyphs from Lake Kedjimkoojik, Queens County, N.S., now inthe Nova Scotia Museum. Name, else very good. 8.50

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151 ROBERTSON, Marion Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an Introduction to the Customs and Beliefs of the Micmac Indians. Fourth Printing
Nova Scotia Museum, Shelburne & Halifax, 1979, 
ROBERTSON, Marion. Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an introduction tothe customs and beliefs of the Micmac Indians. (Shelburne : the Author / H alifax, N.S. : Nova Scotia Museum, 1979). Fourth Printing. Pp (6),5-98. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled brown card covers. Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b.1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne. Illustrations by Fred Scott from the George Creed Tracings of petroglyphs from Lake Kejimkoojik, Queens County, N.S., now in the Nova Scotia Museum. Name, else vg. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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152 ROBERTSON, Marion Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an Introduction to the Customs and Beliefs of the Micmac Indians. Second Printing
Nova Scotia Museum, Shelburne / Halifax , 1973, 
ROBERTSON, Marion. Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an Introduction tothe Customs and Beliefs of the Micmac Indians. (Shelburne, N.S. : the Auth or / Halifax, N.S. : Nova Scotia Museum, 1973). Second Printing. Pp (6),5-98. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled ochre cardcovers. Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne. Illustrations by Fred Scott from the George Creed Tracings of petroglyphs from Lake Kejimkoojik, QueensCounty, N.S., now in the Nova Scotia Museum. Contents: Customs and Beliefs of the Micmac Indians (pp.5-24) with sections on hunting, Food, the Wigwam , Clothing, Ornaments, Tools and Pottery, Canoes, Pipes, Warfare, Feasts, Dances and Games, Language, Birth, Courtship and Marriage, Sickness and Death, Religion, Glooscap. Tales of Niscasminou - The Very Great (How Niscasminou made the Micmacs - Niscasminou and the Squirrels of Blue Mountains); Tales of the Stars and the Moon (The Sisters Who Married Stars - Mooin and theSeven Hunters - Moon Chief); Tales of the Origin of Things (How the Loon B ecame a Sea Bird - How the Bullfrog Got His Hunched Back - Indian Corn and Tobacco - The Storm Maker); Tales of the Little People and Other Stories (The Little People - The Three Brothers and the Little People - The Indian Who Became a Megumoowesoo - The Invisible Hunter - How Summer was Brought Back to the Land of the Micmacs) Tales of the Great Glooscap (How Niscaminou Made Glooscap - Glooscap and His Twin Brother Malsum - Glooscap and Mikchikch - The Call of the Loon - The First Cedar Tree -Glooscap's Footprints - The Bird Islands - How Glooscap Left the Micmacs) Tales and Historical Traditions (The Great Chief Ulgimoo - Wokun - Magua of Refugee Cove - Memajoookun). Micmac Informants, Notes, Bibliography. ¦ Name, else very good. NOTE: Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 12.00

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153 ROBERTSON, Marion Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an Introduction to the Customs and Beliefs of the Micmac Indians. Third Printing
Nova Scotia Museum, Shelburne / Halifax , 1977, 
ROBERTSON, Marion. Red Earth : Tales of the Micmacs with an introduction tothe customs and beliefs of the Micmac Indians. (Shelburne, N.S. : the Auth or / Halifax, N.S. : Nova Scotia Museum, 1977). Third Printing. Pp (6),5-98. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled ochre-coloured cardcovers. Marion Robertson (née Doane), (b. 1910, Massachusetts - d. October 3, 1998) teacher, researcher, folklorist, author, long-time resident of Shelburne. Illustrations by Fred Scott from the George Creed Tracings of petroglyphs from Lake Kejimkoojik, Queens County, N.S., now in the Nova Scotia Museum. Light shelfwear, elsevery good. NOTE: Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs will b e cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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154 ROBERTSON, Marion CROFT, Clary, foreword Chestnut Pipe : Folklore of Shelburne County
Nimbus , Halifax, 1991, ISBN:0921054971 
ROBERTSON, Marion. The Chestnut Pipe: Folklore of Shelburne County. Foreword by Clary Croft. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing, (1991). Pp. 271. 8vo, brown ill. card covers, brown titles to front and spine. Vg. 18.00

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155 ROBINSON, Cyril TROAKE, Peter BENNETT, Myra Maud PENNY, Marie Men Against The Sea : High Drama in the Atlantic. First Edition
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1971, ISBN:088990123 
ROBINSON, Cyril. Men Against The Sea : High Drama in the Atlantic. Windsor,N.S.: Lancelot Press, ([June] 1971). First Printing. Pp 1-140. Illustrated . 8vo, card covers. O'Dea 4873. Newfoundland chapters: Nurse Bennett of theOutports [pp.29-36, Myra Maud Bennett, DNLB p.20]; Queen of the Fishing Fl eet [Marie S. Penny of Ramea, pp.117-120], DNLB p.265]; Good Health Sails with Capt. Troake [Peter Troake (DNLB p.341, and crew of the S.S. Christmas Seal operated by the Newfoundland Tuberculosis Association, pp. 121-125]; AHouse Goes to Sea [from Port Elizabeth Island to Red Harbor, pp.126-129]. Chapters : Ordeal of the Sheila Pat; Captain Budge; Two Who Survived; NurseBennett of the Outports [pp.29-36, Myra Maud Bennett, DNLB p.20]; Ahoy, It 's Wild Archie! [Archie S. Publicover, of LaHave]; They Beat Hurricane Betsy [Charlie Marryat and the crew of the Angela B. Mills, wrecked and rowed 300 miles in a dory till they were picked up near Trepassey]; The Man the Sharks Wouldn't Eat [Bertie Himmelman]; Night of Terror; Only Fishermen Need Apply [Outer Baldonia]; Nightmare that Came True; Two Died Just 50 Yards from Shore; Livest Ghost Afloat [Carleton Haycock]; My 69 Hours of Hell [Alden Locke of Jordan Bay, N.S.]; Men Against The Wild Atlantic; Admiral of theSalvage Fleet [Bob Featherstone]; Queen of the Fishing Fleet [Marie S. Pen ny of Ramea, pp.117-120]; Good Health Sails with Capt. Troake [Peter Troake(DNLB p.341, and crew of the S.S. Christmas Seal operated by the Newfoundl and Tuberculosis Association], pp. 121-125; A House Goes to Sea [from Port Elizabeth Island to Red Harbor, pp.126-129]; The Rough Tough Days of Sail. Accounts of the ordeal of the trawler Sheila Patricia of Mulgrave, of the Giant King and Cape Eagle of Lunenburg, the sinking of the longliner MaureenRose and of the Ray-Ola-K, both of Shelburne, of the Cape Agulhas of Halif ax; biographies of Captain Patrick David Budge RCN, of Archie Publicover ofLaHave, of Carleton Haycock of Westport, of Captain Bob Featherstone of Ha lifax, of Captain Rollie Nickerson of Lunenburg; an account of the creationof the "republic" of Outer Baldonia off Wedgeport. Vg. 10.00

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156 ROBINSON, Geoff. ROBINSON, Dorothy Nellie J. Banks : The life history of a Nova Scotian schooner with a Newfoundland crew that helped Prince Edward Islanders cope with prohibition. 1st ed., 1st pr
Williams & Crue, 1980, 
ROBINSON, Geoff and Dorothy ROBINSON. The Nellie J. Banks : The life history of a Nova Scotian schooner with a Newfoundland crew that helped Prince Edward Islanders cope with prohibition. N.pl.: "Printed for the Authors by Williams & Crue Ltd, Summerside", (May 1980). First Edition, First Printing. Pp (4),1-100, fldg map at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. Cover subtitle: Rum-Running to Prince Edward Island. First printing in May 1980. Includes crew lists. The Nellie J. Banks was originally built for the Halifax merchant (and strict Baptist) Alfred Banks by Howard Allen of Allendale, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia. Faint vertical creasing to front cover near spine, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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157 ROGAL, Samuel J. Wesleyan Connection in Shelburne and Birchtown, Nova Scotia : Saving Souls or Catching Whales
Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY / Queenston, ON, 2000, ISBN:0773476792 
ROGAL, Samuel J. The Wesleyan Connection in Shelburne and Birchtown, Nova Scotia : Saving Souls or Catching Whales. Lewiston - Queenston - Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (8),i-xiii,(1),[1]-200,(4) + 2 p of illustrations (after p.96). 8vo, orange cloth, brown lettering to front cover and spine. Volume 20 in the Studies in the History of Missions series. Chapters : 1. The Coming of the Early Missionaries; 2. Freeborn Garrettson: The Arrow Flies North; 3. Shelburne; 4. Birchtown [pp.97-127, with much on the Black Loyalists, and their settlement there]; 5. Extending the Connection: From the Death of Wesley through the Early Nineteenth Century. With notes, bibliography and very detailed index. Much on William Black. Binding, very slightly cocked, else very good. 140.00

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158 ROGERS, Richard Towns of Nova Scotia : Profiles and Ratings. Paperback.
Four East Publications, Tantallon, NS, 2006, ISBN:0920427723 
ROGERS, Richard. Towns of Nova Scotia : Profiles and Ratings . (Tantallon, NS): Four East Publications, (2006). First Printing (May). Pp. [1]-144. Square 8vo, illustrated card covers with cream spine. A ranking of Nova Scotia's small towns, as calculated by numerous criterions. Amherst, Annapolis Royal, Antigonish, Berwick, Bridgetown, Bridgewater, Canso, Clark's Harbour, Digby, Hantsport, Kentville, Lockeport, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Middleton, Mulgrave, New Glasgow, Oxford, Parrsboro, Pictou, Port awkesbury, Shelburne,Springhill, Stellarton, Stewiacke, Trenton, Truro, Westville, Windsor, Wol fville, and Yarmouth. Vg. 13.00

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159 ROGERS, Richard Towns of Nova Scotia : Profiles and Ratings. pbk.
Four East Publications, Tantallon, NS, 2006, ISBN:0920427723 
ROGERS, Richard. Towns of Nova Scotia : Profiles and Ratings . (Tantallon, NS): Four East Publications, (2006). First Printing (May). Pp. [1]-144. Square 8vo, illustrated card covers with cream spine. A ranking of Nova Scotia's small towns, as calculated by numerous criterions. Includes: Amherst, Annapolis Royal, Antigonish, Berwick, Bridgetown, Bridgewater, Canso, Clark'sHarbour, Digby, Hantsport, Kentville, Lockeport, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Mi ddleton, Mulgrave, New Glasgow, Oxford, Parrsboro, Pictou, Port Hawkesbury,Shelburne, Springhill, Stellarton, Stewiacke, Trenton, Truro, Westville, W indsor, Wolfville, and Yarmouth. Minor bumping to corners, else very good. 12.50

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History Cape Negro & Blanche.  Second Edition, ROSS, Joseph R.
160 ROSS, Joseph R. History Cape Negro & Blanche. Second Edition
1988, 
ROSS, Joseph R. History Cape Negro & Blanche. The Second Edition With Corrections. N.pl.: n.pub., 1988. Printed by Passage Print & Litho, Ltd., Barrington Passage. Pp (2),1-233,(1). With 67 b&w photos as well as other illustrations, maps and reproductions of documents in the text. 8vo, green photo-illustrated cardcovers, plain spine. A collection of historical anecdotes from this area of Shelburne County and the South Shore, with much genealogical information. Sections : Indians and First Settlers - Where They Lived - Good Days and Old Ways - Blanche School and Chapel - Blanche Hall - Cape Negro Church - Cape Negro Cemetery- Cape Negro School - Cape Negro Hall - CapeNegro Hawl Over [place of portage and the canal- Blanche LifeBoat (pp.132- 135) - Blanche Sheep Shearing - The Goose Shooting War - Bits and Pieces - Local Place Names - Stores - The Old Road - Lobster Factory - Railway at Port Clyde - Telephones - What I Remember - The Run Away Horse - How I Remember Slateville - How I Remember Blanche; Genealogies on pp.181-231 : John Smith - Swaine - John Reynolds - Isaac King - John Lyle - James Obed. Some slight sunning to covers, else very good. 50.00

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