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161 AVERY, Mabel RYAN, D.W.S., preface HUMBER, I. SStill More Poems from a Newfoundland Village First Edition.
Jesperson Press, St. John's , 1989, ISBN:0921692080 0921692080 / 9780921692089 
AVERY, Mabel. Still More Poems from a Newfoundland Village. (St. John's : Jesperson Press, 1989). First Printing. Pp (10),[3]-88. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated beige-ish card covers, black lettering to spine.

Mabel Avery (b. 1913, Old Perlican, Trinity Bay - d. May 22, 2007, Carbonear).

This, her third collection, has nine sections :
1. Round the Bay, Again;
2. Our Heritage;
3. Journeys;
4. Personal Notes; 5. Nature;
6. Reflections;
7. Devotions;
8. Humour;
9. Christmas.

Includes "Memories of a Newfoundland Village", "The Loss of the Schooner Hope",
"Bristol's Hope",
"Caplin Weather",
"Congratulations to the Society of United Fishermen Centennial Year 1873-1973",
"A Bus to Burry Heights",
"Swamscott through the Fog",
"Rain at Swamscott" [town in Essex County, Massachusetts],
"To Ocean Park, Maine",
"Having Your Hair Do ne" and many more.

Preface by D.W.S. Ryan. Illustrations by I. Humber.

Very good. 14.00


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162 AVIS, Nick Newfoundland Poetry Series Bending with the Wind
Breakwater, 1993, ISBN:1550810758 
AVIS, Nick. Bending with the Wind : Haiku and other poems. (St.John's) : Breakwater, (1993). Pp (64). 8vo, card covers, with flaps. In the Newfoundland Poetry Series. One entitled "Labrador". Fine. 6.00

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163 Ayre & Sons Limited) Souvenir of Newfoundland. Summer Number 1929
Ayre & Sons Limited, St. John's, N.F., 1929, 
(Ayre & Sons Limited). Souvenir of Newfoundland. Summer Number 1929. St. Jhn's, N.F.: Ayre & Sons Limited, 1929. Pp 1-20. Illustrated. Numerous Local Advertisements. 8vo, illustrated cream stapled wrappers, lettered in maroon. O'Dea 1495b. A collection of Ayre & Sons Lmited advertisemets, tourist information and other advertisements. Contents : Welcome to Newfoundland : Britain's Oldest Colony; Newfoundland White-Coat Baby Seal; Labradorite; Flags; Local View Post Cards; Attractive Drives; Furness Line; Yardleys' ToiletProducts; The Newfoundland Hotel; Interesting Historic Facts; Men's Wear; Harvey & Co. Ltd. Passenger and Freight Agencies; Fishing Tavkle; Smokers Requisites; The Cochrane; Useful Reference Books; Grocery Specials; Customs Circular No. 15; Notice to American Travellers; and more. A few short tears, else very good. 60.00

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164 BABINEAU, Rene, (ed.). Tableaux Synoptiques de l'Histoire de l'Acadie. Fascicule Spécial (1500-1760) Avec Suppléments concernant Terre-Neuve et la Nouvelle-Angleterre faisant suite aux Tableaux de l'Hisotire du Canada par le R.P.L. Le Jeune, O.M.I.De l'Université d'Ottawa
1990, ISBN:2920726056 
BABINEAU, René, (ed.). Tableaux Synoptiques de l'Histoire de l'Acadie. Fascicule Spécial (1500-1760) Avec Suppléments concernant Terre-Neuve et la Nouvelle-Angleterre faisant suite aux Tableaux de l'Hisotire du Canada par le R.P.L. Le Jeune, O.M.I. De l'Université d'Ottawa. (21ème mille). Reedite par Rene Babineau en 1990 pour le progress et le development de la culture acadienne. N.pl.: n.pub., (1990). Pp (6),[1]-2,[i]-v,[1]-97,i-iii,(2). Map. 4to, illustrated yellow card covers. Contents : Ire Partie – Fondation, Perte, Recouvrement. 1. Le sieur de Monts: Premier gouverneur. 2. Le baron de Poutrincourt: Deuxième gouverneur. 3. Charles de Biencourt: Troisième gouverneur. 4. Charles de La Tour: Quatrième gouverneur. 5. Isaac de Razilly: Cinquième gouverneur. 6. Les Missionaires. Iiè Partie – Colonisation, Luttes, Recouvrement. 1. Colonisation. 2. Luttes et compétitions. 3. Perte et Recouvrement. 4. Les Missionnaires. IIIè Partie – Développement, Luttes, Pertes.1. L'Administration. 2. La Colonisation. 3. Le Peuplement. 4. Les Derniès luttes. IVè Partie – Le Régime Anglais. 1. L'Administration. 2. La situation politique. 3. La Population. 4. Le développement économique. 5. Le grand dérangement. 6. L'Église acadienne. 7. La Dispersion et la Renaissance. Appendices : 1. Terre-Neuve. 2. Nouvelle-Angleterre. 3. Nouveau-Pays-Bas. Tableaux Dynastiques : 1. Portugal. 2. Espagne. 3. France. 4. Angleterre. 5. Hollande. Text in French. Very good. 15.00

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165 BACON, Edwin M. HAKLUYT, Richard) Boy's Hakluyt
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1910, 
BACON, Edwin M. The Boy's Hakluyt : English Voyages of Adventure and Discovery. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. Pp. 401, frontis., + 15 leaves of plates. Includes chapters on the voyages of Cabot, Drake, Frobisher, Gilbertand more. Front inner hinge cracked, else vg. 30.00

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166 BADCOCK, T.C. Honour Thy Daughter.
Village Books, St. John's, NL , 2006, ISBN:0968136206 
BADCOCK, T.C. Honour Thy Daughter. (St. John's, NL : Village Books, 2006). First Edition. Pp [1]-259,(1). 8vo, illustrated maroon card covers. “I'm alone now Daddy. I have written a message on the inside of a can label and I am praying that if I write enough messages, one of them is bound to come off and somebody will see it and call you. I will write a message on all the empty cans we have from now on and I don't think Peter will find them. I really miss you and Margaret a lot and I hope you are both fine. Every night I go to sleep and ask God to rescue me. It's been a long time since Peter took me and I hope that you haven't given up looking for me. I'm not very far from our house and you've got to find me soon because I don't think that Peter will let me stay here much longer. You have to hurry and find me Daddy. I love you a lot and I can hardly wait for that day. I love you. Laura.”- from the back cover. Tom Badcock was born in Carbonear, Newfoundland. Th is is the second of four 'honour' series novels. Very good. 8.00

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167 BAEDEKER, Karl HARVEY, Moses BOURINOT, J.G. DAWSON, George M. Dominion of Canada. 2nd ed. Worn
1900, 
BAEDEKER, Karl. The Dominion of Canada, with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. Handbook for Travellers. With 10 Maps and 7 Plans. Second Revised Edition. Leipsic : Karl Baedeker, Publisher / L.: Dulau and Co./ N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Pp (4), [v]-lxii, 1-268. Small 8vo, red cloth,marbled edges. O'Dea 1115a (for 1894 ed.). Route 21. Newfoundland, By the Rev. Moses Harvey, ll.d, f.r.s.c., Author of Newfoundland, The Oldest British Colony. Pp 103-121. Route 22. St. Pierre and Miquelon (pp.121-122). 7. From Boston to the Maritime Provinces by Sea; 10. From Montreal to St.John; 16. From Quebec Levis to St.John and Halifax by Railway; 17. Halifax; 18. From Halifax to Bridgewater and Yarmouth; 19. From Halifax to Sydney. Cape Breton. Bras d'Or Lakes. Louisbourg; 20. Prince Edward Island (pp.98-103); 23. From Halifax to St.John; 24. From Digby to Yarmouth; 25. St.John; 26. From St.John to Fredericton [by river and railway]; 27. From Fredericton to Woodstock; 28. From Woodstock to Grand Falls and Edmunston; 29. From St.Johnto St.Stephen and St.Andrews; 30. Campo Bello and Grand Manan; 31. From St .John to Bangor and Portland. par With coloured plans of Halifax and St.John. Coloured fldg maps include: The Maritime Provinces; General Map of British North America; Railway Map of Southern Canada. par As well as Baedeker's usual sort of introductory chapters are the following : Sir J.G.Bourinot's "The Constitution of Canada" (pp.xxvi-xxxiii); George M. Dawson's "Geographical and Geological Sketch, with notes on Minerals, Climate, Immigration,and Native Races" (pp.xxxiv-xlix); W.H.Fuller and E.T.D.Chambers' "Sports and Pastimes" (pp.xlix-lx). With an index. Badly stained covers, lacking ffep, first signature lose, a poor copy. As is. 60.00

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168 BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.) Outrageous Seas : Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893. pbk
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 1999, ISBN:0886293197 
BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.). Outrageous Seas: Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893. Montreal & Kingston: Published for Carleton University by McGill-Queen's University Press, (1999). Pp 392, including map frontis. Illustrated with drawings and photos to text. 8vo, illustratedwhite and grey card covers. A collection of accounts of shipwrecks off the waters of Newfoundland and Labrador. Chapters : 1. The Casting Away of the Delight (1593); 2. The Shipwreck of Father Charles Lalemant, Philibert Noy rot, and Others, Off Cape Breton (1629); 3. Shipwreck and Distress Suffer'dNear the Coast of Newfoundland: The Anne (1704); 4. Account of a Wonderful Escape From the Effects of a Storm in a Journey Over The Frozen Sea in Nor th America; 5. Vessels in the Service of the Moravian Mission on the Coast of Labrador, and Some Shipwrecks (1770-1877); 6. Loss of His Majesty's Packet, the Lady Hobart (1803); 7. Extreme Personal Sufferings: The Rebecca (1816); 8. The H.M.S. Drake (1822); 9. Two Wrecks on the Petit Nord: The Belle-Julie and the Nathalie; 10. Shipwreck and Sufferings of the Crew and Passengers of the Brig Neptune (1830); 11. A Newfoundland Missionary's Journal: The Despatch and Others (1835); 12. The Loss of the Barque Marshal M'Donald, Off Newfoundland (1835); 13. The Passage of the Pique Across the Atlantic(1835); 14. Awful Shipwreck: The Francis Spaight (1836); 15. Destruction o f the Ocean Steamer Arctic, by Collision with the Vesta (1854); 16. That Terrible Day (1892): The Reason; 17. My First Shipwreck: The Corisande (1893)– Bob Bartlett. With appendices, bibliography and index. Very good. 15.00

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169 BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.) Outrageous Seas: . Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 1999, ISBN:0886293588 
BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.). Outrageous Seas: Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893. Montreal & Kingston: Published for Carleton University by McGill-Queen's University Press, (1999). Pp 392, including map frontis. Illustrated with drawings and photos to text. 8vo, black cloth, with silver lettering to spine and upper board. A collection of accounts of shipwrecks off the waters of Newfoundland and Labrador. Chapters : 1. The Casting Away of the Delight (1593); 2. The Shipwreck of Father Charles Lalemant, Philibert Noyrot, and Others, Off Cape Breton (1629); 3. Shipwreck and Distress Suffer'd Near the Coast of Newfoundland: The Anne (1704); 4. Account of a Wonderful Escape From the Effects of a Storm in a Journey Over The Frozen Sea in North America; 5. Vessels in the Service of the Moravian Mission on the Coast of Labrador, and Some Shipwrecks (1770-1877); 6. Loss of His Majesty's Packet, the Lady Hobart (1803); 7. Extreme Personal Sufferings: The Rebecca (1816); 8. The H.M.S. Drake (1822); 9. Two Wrecks on the Petit Nord: The Belle-Julie and the Nathalie; 10. Shipwreck and Sufferings of the Crew and Passengers of the Brig Neptune (1830); 11. A Newfoundland Missionary's Journal: The Despatch and Others (1835); 12. The Loss of the Barque Marshal M'Donald, Off Newfoundland (1835); 13. The Passage of the Pique Across the Atlantic (1835); 14. Awful Shipwreck: The Francis Spaight (1836); 15. Destruction of the Ocean Steamer Arctic, by Collision with the Vesta (1854); 16. That Terrible Day (1892): The Reason; 17. My First Shipwreck:The Corisande (1893) – Bob Bartlett. With appendices, bibliography and ind ex. Price sticker to rear cover, ow very good. 50.00

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170 BAGGS, Bill All Aboard! First Edition, Signed
1990, 
BAGGS, Bill. All Aboard! N.pl.: n.p., [ca. 1990?]. Pp. (2),iii-vii,(1),1-110. Illustrated with over 100 b&w photos. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers,no lettering on spine. Of railroad interest. Contents: The Reid Newfoundla nd Company; St. John's Subdivision, Newfoundland Railway and CNR; Lewisporte Branch, Carbonear and Argentia, St. John's Subdivision; Bonavista Subdivision; Bishop's Falls Subdivision; Clarenville Subdivision, Bridge; Old Seniority List; Harold Butler and John Wall; Closing of the Railway and My Book; From the Employees. Faint stain to pages 68-69, else very good. Signed "Best Wishes, Bill Baggs" 40.00

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171 Baie Verte) Souvenir Booklet of the Dedication of the New Trinity Pentecostal
1977, 
(Baie Verte). Souvenir Booklet of the Dedication of the New Trinity Pentecostal Church, Baie Verte, Newfoundland, 3.p.m., May 8, 1977. N.pl.: n.p., 1977. Pp [1]-11,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, self-wraps. Vg. 7.50

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172 BAIN, George W. Nfld Mines Bulletin 11 Marble Deposits of Northern Newfoundland
1937, 
BAIN, George W. Marble Deposits of Northern Newfoundland. St. John's : Department of Natural Resources, Geological Section, 1937. Pp (2),iii-v,(1),[1]-43,(7) + large fldg map at p.14. Double column. Maps, tables. Illustrated.8vo, card covers. O'Dea 2240, Butler & Bartlett p.18. Bulletin No.11. Vg. 45.00

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173 BAIRD, D.M. Nature's Heritage : Canada's National Parks.
Prentice-Hall of Canada , Scarborough, Ontario, 1967, 
BAIRD, D.M. Nature's Heritage : Canada's National Parks. (Scarborough, Ontario) : Prentice-Hall of Canada Ltd., (1967). Pp (136). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. A pictorial book on Canada's National Parks, illustrated in colour and black-and-white photographs. Contents : The Atlantic Region (Newfoundland – Terra Nova, Western Newfoundland; Nova Scotia – Cape Breton Highlands, Kejimkujik; Prince Edward Island; New Brunswick – Fundy); The East Central Region (Point Pelee; St. Lawrence islands; Georgian Bay Islands; National Capital Area – Gatineau Park); The Plains Region (Elk Island; Prince Albert; Wood Buffalo; Riding Mountain); The Mountain Region (Banff; Jasper; Waterton Lakes; Yoho; Kootenay; Glacier; Mount Ravelstoke); The Future. Rubbed, else very good. 15.00

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174 BAIRD, D.M. Rocks, Minerals and Scenery of Newfoundland
Department of Education, St. John's, 1957, 
BAIRD, David M. Rocks, Minerals and Scenery of Newfoundland. (St. John's) :Department of Education, 1957. Pp (6),[3]-[72]. Double column. Illustrated . 8vo, card covers. This version not in O'Dea. Butler & Bartlett p.19. See ENL I:113 for Baird which notes this publication. Vg. 12.00

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175 BAIRD, D.M. Geol. Surv. Nfld. Report 01 Reconnaissaince Geology of Part of the New World Island
1953, 
BAIRD, D.M. Reconnaissance Geology of Part of the New World Island - Twillingate Area. St.John's: Department of Mines and Resources, Mines Branch, 1953. Pp (?),[1]-20 + 1 fldg map at rear. Paginated and printed on one side only. 8vo, card covers. O'Dea 2983, Butler & Bartlett p.18. Geological SurveyReport No.1. Lacking title page and fldg map, ex library, else good. 20.00

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176 BAIRD, D.M. GSC Memoir 301 Fogo Island Map-Area
1958, 
BAIRD, D.M. Fogo Island Map-Area, Newfoundland (2E/9, mainly). Ottawa : Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1958. Pp (10),[1]-43,(11) + 1 largecolour fldg map in rear pocket. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. O'Dea 3295, Butler & Bartlett p.19. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 301. With bibli ography and index. Covering Fogo, Farewell, Indian Islands, Wadham Islands,Barrack Islands. Vg. 25.00

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177 BAIRD, D.M. GSC Paper 60-03 Observations on the Nature and Origin of the Cowhead Breccias
1960, 
BAIRD, D.M. Observations on the Nature and Origin of the Cow Head Breccias of Newfoundland. Ottawa : Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1960. Pp (4),[1]-26,(2). 8vo, cardcovers. O'Dea 3426, Butler & Bartlett p.19. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 60-3. Libray stamp, ow vg to fine. 25.00

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178 BAIRD, Donal M. Story of Firefighting in Canada. in dj
Boston Mills Press,, 1986, ISBN:0929783317 
BAIRD, Donal M. The Story of Firefighting in Canada. (Erin, Ont.) : The Boston Mills Press, (1986). Pp 248. Illustrated. 4to, black cloth. Prior to the publication of this book no one successfully gathered together existing materials on the nations firefighting history and publish in one volume. "This book by Donal Baird, one of Canada's top authorities on the fire serviceand its history, finally performs the long needed task. From the fire rule s of Samuel de Champlain for his primitive first settlement at the site of Quebec City, to the fires in modern subways and highrise buildings, it is all here." -from the dust jacket. There is a strong representation of Atlantic Canada fire departments throughout the book with photos and/or drawings included along with text. Vg in dj. 40.00

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Parson John of the Labrador: A story which tells also of the exciting adventures of Boy Number Nine, Tom Badd, and other bold characters, BAIRD, Frank
179 BAIRD, Frank Parson John of the Labrador: A story which tells also of the exciting adventures of Boy Number Nine, Tom Badd, and other bold characters
Religious Tract Society, 0, 
BAIRD, Frank. Parson John of the Labrador: A story which tells also of the exciting adventures of Boy Number Nine, Tom Badd, and other bold characters. Illustrated by George Soper. L.: Religious Tract Society, n.d. Pp (4),[5]-246,(10), frontis.+ 7 plates. 8vo, green cloth. Frank Baird (b.January 8, 1870 Chipman, Queens County, New Brunswick - d. June 22, 1951, Fredericton). O'Dea 1784, Watters p.241, Rhodenizer p.418, Laugher p.18. Not in Cooke &Caron. A novel with 13 chapters including: Into a Strange New Land; Shelte ring Hand Harbour; Lost in the Fog; "Up the Bottom"; Caught in the Ice; &c.Lacking flyleaf, else very good, bright. 60.00

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180 BAIRD, Frank Parson John of the Labrador: A story which tells also of the exciting adventures of Boy Number Nine, Tom Badd, and other bold characters
Religious Tract Society, 0, 
BAIRD, Frank. Parson John of the Labrador: A story which tells also of the exciting adventures of Boy Number Nine, Tom Badd, and other bold characters. Illustrated by George Soper. London: Religious Tract Society, n.d. Pp (4),[5]-246,(10), frontispiece + 7 plates. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Frank Baird (b.January 8, 1870 Chipman, Queens County, New Brunswick - d. June 22, 1951, Fredericton). O'Dea 1784, Watters p.241, Rhodenizer p.418, Laugher p.18. Not in Cooke & Caron. A novel with 13 chapters including: Into a Strange New Land; Sheltering Hand Harbour; Lost in the Fog; "Up the Bottom"; Caught in the Ice; &c. Light spotting near fore-edge on front board, slightly cocked, name, light shelfwear, else very good.55.00

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