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Record of the Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S. , LAWSON, J. Murray
201 LAWSON, J. Murray Record of the Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S.
J. & A. McMillan, 1876, 
LAWSON, J. Murray. Record of the Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S. containing A List of vessels owned in the county of Yarmouth since its settlement in 1761,chronologically arranged. Yarmouth : n.pub., 1876. (Printed by J. & A. McM illan, St.John, N.B.) Pp (4),[v]-xi,(1),[13]-299,+ errata slip. 8vo, marooncloth. Covers very worn and slightly stained, outer hinges cracked, inner hinges broken, lacking front free endpaper, light foxing/smudging, pencilled notes, else vg. 250.00

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202 LAWSON, J. Murray Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences
Yarmouth, NS, 1902, 
LAWSON, J. Murray. Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences . Yarmouth: (Yarmouth Herald), 1902. Pp. (4),[1]-647,(1),(20) of ads,(14) of index, + 3 sail-cloth-backed folding plates and 23 p. of black and white plates. Includes textual illustrations. 8vo, grey cloth with black borders, gilt lettering to front and spine. Morley 115. An overarching anecdotal surveyof the early history of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Includes a myriad of nautic al aspects, including shipwrecks, arrivals and departures of merchant ships, &c., as well as nearly every detail - no matter how mundane - from 19th-century Yarmouth. With errata slip. Minor bumping to spine ends, else a verynice copy. 250.00

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203 LAWSON, J. Murray) Index to Vessels in the Record of the Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S. and its Appendix and Yarmouth Past and Present (Yarmouth Reminiscences) written in 1876, 1884 and 1902 by J. Murray Lawson / Index to Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S., 1761-1902. First Edition
Yarmouth County Historical Society, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, 1981, 
(LAWSON, J. Murray). Index to Vessels in the Record of the Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S. and its Appendix and Yarmouth Past and Present (Yarmouth Reminiscences) written in 1876, 1884 and 1902 by J. Murray Lawson. (Yarmouth, NovaScotia : Yarmouth County Historical Society, 1981). Pp (6),1-80,(2). Illus trated. 8vo, cream card covers, brown lettering to front & spine. Coverand spine title: Index to Shipping of Yarmouth, N.S., 1761-1902. Contents: Explanation (by Eric J. Ruff, Curator;Yarmouth County Museum); Preface; Chart; Alphabetical Index / List Very good. 25.00

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204 LAWSON, J.Murray Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences
Yarmouth Herald , 1902, 
LAWSON, J.Murray. Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences. Yarmouth : n.pub., 1902. "Printed and bound at the Yarmouth Herald Office." Pp (8),[7]-647,(1),(20, adv),(14, index),(4),linen-backed fldg frontis.+ 2 linen-backed fldg plates (at pp.5,104). 8vo, red cloth. Morley p.115, Watters p.530, Rhodenizer p.567, Vaison p.66. One of the finest Nova Scotian local compilations. Chapters : Newspapers; Elections; Yarmouth Shipping; Wrecks along the Western Shore; Fire Department and Fires; Lightning Storms; Accidents; Co-Partnerships & Dissolutions; Churches; School Houses; Steamers; Lands and Buildings; Incorporations, Societies, &c; Miscellaneous. A substantial miscellany which reflects the extant and range of Yarmouth marine history. Virtually every chapter includes some nautical content, with the bulk ofthis material appearing under the headings "Yarmouth Shipping" .), "Wrecks along the Western Shore", "Lightning Storms", "Accidents", "Steamers", and "Miscellaneuos" (including, for example, "The California Fever"). Front in ner hinge cracked, title page and folding frontis loose but present, a couple of spots to fore-edge, else very good, with errata slip at p.5. 250.00

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205 Le Reveil de Pombcoup) Nos vieilles maisons : Inventaire annoté des maisons de Pubnico-Ouest érigées avant 1930
Les Édittions Lescarbot, Yarmouth, Nouvelle-Écosse, 1985, ISBN:0969155239 
(Le Reveil de Pombcoup). Nos vieilles maisons : Inventaire annoté des maisons de Pubnico-Ouest érigées avant 1930. Yarmouth, Nouvelle-Écosse : Les Édittions Lescarbot, (1985). Pp (8),9-133,(3),+ folding map. Illustrated. Quabruple Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Text in French. Edgewear, else very good. 75.00

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206 LeBLANC, Rosaline Les Oubliés de Notre Patrimoine. Signed
1989, 
LeBLANC, Rosaline. Les Oubliés de Notre Patrimoine. N.pl.: n.pub., 1989. Pp(2),3-140,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. Contents : 1. R emises, ateliers et autres (pp 11-91). 2. Les églises de Pubnico Ouest (pp 92-111): La cloche, Le corbillard, Le calice. 3. La pêche (pp 112-129). 4. Divers (pp 130-140). Includes photographs and information on houses and other architectural features, churches, fishing boats, and miscellaneous antiquities in the Acadian village of West Pubnico, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. Text in French. Very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 60.00

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207 LOCKHART, Agnes Helen Gems from Scotia's Crown
American Printing and Engraving, 1897, 1897 
LOCKHART, Agnes Helen. Gems from Scotia's Crown. Boston : "Print of American Printing and Engraving Company", (1897). First Edition. Pp (2),3-47,(1 page touristic ad by the Dominion Atlantic Railway, urging us to 'Celebrate Queen Victoria's Jubilee by Taking a Trip This Summer through the Land of Evangeline in Nova Scotia") + frontispiece. Oblong 8vo, decorated green cloth with head of Queen Victoria in gilt on front board, plain spine.

Not in any of our references.

Agnes Helen Lockhart was a graduate of Sacred Heart School, Halifax and seems to have later settled in Massachusetts.

A viewbook with 36 b&w photos, with accompanying text, some being explanatory prose and some poetry.

Captions of photos:
"French Willows, Grand Pré, N.S.",
"Residence of R. Cail, Yarmouth",
"Evangeline's Well, Grand Pré",
"Old Martello Tower, Halifax",
"Intercolonial Depot" [Halifax],
"St. Paul's (Church of England) Cathedral, [sic] Halifax";
"Parliament Building West" [i.e. The Nova Scotia Legislature],
"'Sam Slick's" House, Windsor, N.S.",
"View in Public Garden, Halifax, N.S.",
"Cup Made from a Part of the Saloon of the Pyramus" [HMS Pyramus, a 36-gun frigate, a surplus naval ship which had been anchored just off Findlays Wharf ],
"Parker and Welsford Monument",
"Doctor Slayter" {Doctor John Slayter Health officer for the Port of Halifax, victim of cholera April 17, 1866, caught aboard the S.S. England, a steamship from Liverpool, England, bound for New York with 1202 passengers, which suffered an outbreak of cholera and was ordered to anchor in quarantine in the shelter of McNabs Cove],
"Father MacIsaac" [a Catholic clergyman who ministered in that cholera outbreak],
"Dalhousie College, Halifax",
"Melville Island and Military Hospital, Halifax",
"Supreme Court House, Halifax",
"Post Office, Halifax",
"St. Mary's Cathedral, R.C.",
"Drinking Fountain, Public Garden, Halifax",
"St. George's Church, Episcopal" [the Round Church],
"View in Public Garden, Halifax",
"Steele's Pond, Point Pleasant Park, Halifax",
"H.M.S. Blake in the Dry Dock, Halifax" [protected cruiser and flagship of the North America and West Indies Squadron from 1892–1895],
"County Academy, Halifax" [Halifax County Academy, the buidling still standing at the corner of Brunswick and Sackville Streets],
"Digby, N.S., Showing Wharf and Gap";
"Old Fort Archway, Showing Ancient Barracks, Annapolis, N.S.";
"Old Magazine, Annapolis, N.S.";
"Grand Pré Village, N.S.";
"Parrsboro Pier, Showing Partridge Island and Blomidon";
"Evangeline Beach, near Wolfville";
"View of Kentville"; "Mount Blomidon" [i.e. Cape Blomidon];
"Interior of Old Covenanters Church, Grand Pré, N.S.";
"Relics of Acadians Dug up at Grand Pré, N.S.";
"From 'Look Off' North Mountain" and
"Steamship St. Croix off the I.S.S. Co. - 200 Tons" [International Steamship Co., (with an accompanying poem on the St. Croix).

Chip to one page professionally repaired, cloth rubbed and soiled, text thumbed slightly, else very good. 150.00

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208 LOCKHART, Agnes Helen Gems from Scotia's Crown. First Edition, red cloth, Signed
American Printing and Engraving, 1897, 
LOCKHART, Agnes Helen. Gems from Scotia's Crown. Boston : "Print of American Printing and Engraving Company", (1897). First Edition. Pp (2),3-47,(1 page touristic ad by the Dominion Atlantic Railway, urging us to 'Celebrate Queen Victoria's Jubilee by Taking a Trip This Summer through the Land of Evangeline in Nova Scotia") + frontispiece. Oblong 8vo, decorated red cloth with head of Queen Victoria in gilt on front board, plain spine. Not in any of our references. Agnes Helen Lockhart was a graduate of Sacred Heart School, Halifax and seems to have later settled in Massachusetts. A viewbook with 36 b&w photos, with accompanying text, some being explanatory prose and some poetry. Captions of photos: "French Willows, Grand Pré, N.S.", "Residence of R. Cail, Yarmouth", "Evangeline's Well, Grand Pré", "Old Martello Tower, Halifax", "Intercolonial Depot" [Halifax], "St. Paul's (Church of England) Cathedral, [sic] Halifax", "Parliament Building West" [i.e. The Nova Scotia Legislature], "'Sam Slick's" House, Windsor, N.S.", "View in Public Garden, Halifax, N.S.", "Cup Made from a Part of the Saloon of the Pyramus" [HMS Pyramus, a 36-gun frigate, a surplus naval ship which had been anchored just off Findlays Wharf ], "Parker and Welsford Monument", "Doctor Slayter" {Doctor John Slayter Health officer for the Port of Halifax, victim of cholera April 17, 1866, caught aboard the S.S. England, a steamship from Liverpool, England, bound for New York with 1202 passengers, which suffered anoutbreak of cholera and was ordered to anchor in quarantine in the shelter of McNabs Cove], "Father MacIsaac" [a Catholic clergyman who ministered in that cholera outbreak], "Dalhousie College, Halifax", "Melville Island and Military Hospital, Halifax", "Supreme Court House, Halifax", "Post Office, Halifax", "St. Mary's Cathedral, R.C.", "Drinking Fountain, Public Garden, Halifax", "St. George's Church, Episcopal" [the Round Church], "View in Pu blic Garden, Halifax", "Steele's Pond, Point Pleasant Park, Halifax", "H.M.S. Blake in the Dry Dock, Halifax" [protected cruiserand flagship of the North America and West Indies Squadron from 1892–1895], "County Academy, Halifax" [Halifax County Academy, the buidling still standing at the corner of Brunswick and Sackville Streets], "Digby, N.S., Showing Wharf and Gap"; "Old Fort Archway, Showing Ancient Barracks, Annapolis, N.S."; "Old Magazine, Annapolis, N.S."; "Grand Pré Village, N.S."; "Parrsboro Pier, Showing Partridge Island and Blomidon"; "Evangeline Beach, near Wolfville"; "View of Kentville"; "Mount Blomidon" [i.e. Cape Blomidon]; "Interior of Old Covenanters Church, Grand Pré, N.S."; "Relics of Acadians Dug up at Grand Pré, N.S.";"From 'Look Off' North Mountain" and "Steamship St. Croix off the I.S.S. C o. - 200 Tons" [International Steamship Co., (with an accompanying poem on the St. Croix ). A pink offset stain to the first 20 pages, text thumbed slightly, stain to extreme outer margin of some later pages, else very good. Signed with two inscriptions, signed by Agnes Helen Lockhart, to a Miss Crichton, August 5th, 1898. 200.00

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209 LONGSTRETH, T.Morris MacASKILL, Wallace R. MacASKILL, Wallace R. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province. Cdn 1944,
Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1944, 1944 
LONGSTRETH, T.Morris. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province. Illustrated with Photographs and Maps. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, [1944]. Pp (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-286,(2), frontispiece + 15 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. End-paper maps.
Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 2190, Vaison p.16 (both for N.Y.1935 ed.), Morley pp.76-77, Rhodenizer p.69; not noted in Wallace, The Ryerson Imprint under 1944.

Thomas Morris Longstreth (b. February 17, 1886, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - d. December 21, 1975, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania).

This edition (which erroneously calls itself "First Canadian") omits the 1935 bibliography.

Travel with much history.
The photographs are all by Wallace R. MacAskill

Chapters :
1. Halifax and a Summer's Day;
2. Peggy's Cove;
3. Chester;
4. Lunenburg;
5. Bridgewater and a Four-Poem River;
6. Liverpool;
7. Tuna;
8. Shelburne;
9. Yarmouth;
10. Digby;
11. Annapolis Royal;
12. First Things;
13. Fort Anne;
14. Ghost Street [Annapolis Royal],
15. Kentville;
16. Wolfville;
17. Grand Pré;
18. Windsor;
19. The Road Not Taken;
20. Truro;
21. Pictou;
22. Antigonish;
23. The S.S. Surf,
24. Baddeck;
25. The Cabot Trail;
26. Sydney;
27. Louisbourg,

8 Halifax chapters
28. Cornwallis;
29. St.Paul's;
30. Province House;
31. Dalhousie;
32. Citadel Hill;
33. The Harbor;
34. Joe Howe's Town;
35. A Tourist Miscellany;,
36. Dartmouth and Beyond.
With an index.

Mottling to spine, small dampspot to upper right corner of front board, gift inscription, else good. 16.00


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210 LONGSTRETH, T.Morris MacASKILL, Wallace R. MacASKILL, Wallace R. COADY, M.M. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province. US 1941, in dustjacket.
Appleton, New York, 1947, 
LONGSTRETH, T.Morris. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province. Illustrated with Photographs and Maps. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1941. Pp (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-286,(2), frontis.+ 15 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. End-paper maps. Tennyson 910, Vaison p.16 (both for N.Y.1935 ed.), Morley pp.76-77, Rhodenizer p.69. This edition (which erroneously calls itself "First Canadian") omits the 1935 bibliography. Travel with much history. The photographs are all by Wallace R. MacAskill Chapters : 1. Halifax and a Summer's Day; 2. Peggy's Cove; 3. Chester; 4. Lunenburg; 5. Bridgewater and a Four-Poem River; 6. Liverpool; 7. Tuna; 8. Shelburne; 9. Yarmouth; 10. Digby; 11. Annapolis Royal; 12. First Things; 13. Fort Anne; 14. Ghost Street [Annapolis Royal], 15. Kentville; 16. Wolfville; 17. Grand Pré; 18. Windsor; 19. The Road Not Taken; 20. Truro; 21. Pictou; 22. Antigonish; 23. The S.S. Surf, 24. Baddeck; 25. The Cabot Trail; 26. Sydney; 27. Louisbourg, 8 Halifax chapters (28. Cornwallis; 29. St.Paul's; 30. Province House; 31. Dalhousie; 32. Citadel Hill; 33. The Harbor; 34. Joe Howe's Town; 35. A Tourist Miscellany;, 36. Dartmouth and Beyond. With index. Gift inscription to flyleaf, else very good in chipped, price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00

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211 LONGSTRETH, T.Morris MacASKILL, Wallace R. MacASKILL, Wallace R. CORNWALLIS, Edward To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province of Canada . First Canadian Edition
Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1935, 
LONGSTRETH, T.Morris. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province of Canada. Illustrated with Photographs and Maps. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1935). Pp (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-290,(2) + frontispice + 15 leaves of photos. 8vo, marooncloth. End-paper maps. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 2190, Vaison p.16 (both f or N.Y. ed.), Morley pp.76-77, Rhodenizer p.69, Wallace, The Ryerson Imprint p.94. Travel with much history. The photographs are all by Wallace R. MacAskill Chapters : 1. Halifax and a Summer's Day; 2. Peggy's Cove; 3. Chester; 4. Lunenburg; 5. Bridgewater and a Four-Poem River; 6. Liverpool; 7. Tuna; 8. Shelburne; 9. Yarmouth; 10. Digby; 11. Annapolis Royal; 12. First Things; 13. Fort Anne; 14. Ghost Street [Annapolis Royal], 15. Kentville; 16. Wolfville; 17. Grand Pré; 18. Windsor; 19. The Road Not Taken; 20. Truro; 21. Pictou; 22. Antigonish; 23. The S.S. Surf, 24. Baddeck; 25. The Cabot Trail; 26. Sydney; 27. Louisbourg, 8 Halifax chapters (28. Cornwallis; 29. St.Paul's; 30. Province House; 31. Dalhousie; 32. Citadel Hill; 33. The Harbor; 34. Joe Howe's Town; 35. A Tourist Miscellany;, 36. Dartmouth and Beyond. With a bibliography & index. Wear to cloth on rear board, lacking ffep, silverfish damage to rear endpapers, else good. As is.. 25.00

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212 LONGSTRETH, T.Morris. MacASKILL, Wallace R. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province. First Canadian Edition, Hardcover.
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1947, 
LONGSTRETH, T.Morris. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province. Illustrated with Photographs and Maps. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (March 1947). Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-286,(2), frontis.+ 15 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. End-paper maps. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 2190, Vaison p.16 (both for N.Y.1935 ed.), Morley pp.76-77, Rhodenizer p.69. Thomas Morris Longstreth (b. February 17, 1886, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - d. December 21, 1975, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania). Travel with much history. The photographs are all by Wallace R. MacAskill Chapters : 1. Halifax and a Summer's Day; 2. Peggy's Cove; 3. Chester; 4. Lunenburg; 5. Bridgewater and a Four-Poem River; 6. Liverpool; 7. Tuna; 8. Shelburne; 9. Yarmouth; 10. Digby; 11. Annapolis Royal; 12. First Things; 13. Fort Anne; 14. Ghost Street [Annapolis Royal], 15. Kentville; 16. Wolfville; 17. Grand Pré; 18. Windsor; 19. The Road Not Taken; 20. Truro; 21. Pictou; 22. Antigonish; 23. The S.S. Surf, 24. Baddeck; 25. The Cabot Trail; 26. Sydney; 27. Louisbourg, 8 Halifax chapters (28. Cornwallis; 29. St.Paul's; 30. Province House; 31. Dalhousie; 32. Citadel Hill; 33. The Harbor; 34. Joe Howe's Town; 35. A Tourist Miscellany;, 36. Dartmouth and Beyond. With an index. Name, else very good. Lacking dustjacket. 20.00

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213 LONGSTRETH, T.Morris. MacASKILL, Wallace R. MacASKILL, Wallace R. CORNWALLIS, Edward. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province of Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1935, 1935 
LONGSTRETH, T.Morris. To Nova Scotia : The Sunrise Province of Canada. Illustrated with Photographs and Maps. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1935). Pp (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-290,(2) + frontispiece + 15 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. End-paper maps.

Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 2190, Vaison p.16 (both for N.Y. ed.), Morley pp.76-77, Rhodenizer p.69, Wallace, The Ryerson Imprint p.94.

Thomas Morris Longstreth (b. February 17, 1886, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - d. December 21, 1975, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania).

Travel with much history.

The photographs are all by Wallace R. MacAskill

Chapters :
1. Halifax and a Summer's Day;
2. Peggy's Cove;
3. Chester;
4. Lunenburg;
5. Bridgewater and a Four-Poem River;
6. Liverpool;
7. Tuna;
8. Shelburne;
9. Yarmouth;
10. Digby;
11. Annapolis Royal;
12. First Things;
13. Fort Anne;
14. Ghost Street [Annapolis Royal],
15. Kentville;
16. Wolfville;
17. Grand Pré;
18. Windsor;
19. The Road Not Taken;
20. Truro;
21. Pictou;
22. Antigonish;
23. The S.S. Surf,
24. Baddeck;
25. The Cabot Trail;
26. Sydney;
27. Louisbourg,

8 Halifax chapters
28. Cornwallis;
29. St.Paul's;
30. Province House;
31. Dalhousie;
32. Citadel Hill;
33. The Harbor;
34. Joe Howe's Town;
35. A Tourist Miscellany;,

36. Dartmouth and Beyond.
With a bibliography & index.

"Strange as it may seem, this is the first travel book to cover the whole Province of Nova Scotia. In other words, it is the only book which takes its readers to the scenic and historic high-spots of both the Nova Scotian mainland and the Island of Cape Breton, considered by many the province's better half. Here, also, are those occasional asides into humor and philosophy which give to Mr Longstreth's books their unique flavor. While such virtues are all present in "To Nova Scotia,"there is one more, an elderly male companion, Doctor Urbanus Weagle, who accompanies Mr. Longstreth, contributing incisive comment as he goes. These two, commencing at Halifax, work down the "South Shore" with its little towns: Chester, discovered by Philadelphians; Lunenburg, home of the famous Bluenose; Liverpool, where they catch the big tuna; Shelburne of the Loyalist days; and others. From Yarmouth they turn north through Digby and Annapolis Royal and the Evangeline country and Pictou, first settled by Philadelphians [?], and so on to Cape Breton. Here, also, are the Bras d'Or Lakes and Louisbourg and the Margaree. To anyone in need of quiet beauty and a cool summer and who does not yet know Nova Scotia, this book will be a revelation."- from the dustjacket.

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214 M.V. Bluenose M.V. Bluenose in Daily Service Between Yarmouth, N.S. & Bar Harbor, Maine :Rates and Information. Effective - June 22 to September 16, 1957.
Canadian National Railways, 1957, 
(M.V. Bluenose). M.V. “Bluenose” in Daily Service Between Yarmouth, N.S. & Bar Harbor, Maine : Rates and Information. Effective – June 22 to September16, 1957. N.pl.: Canadian National Railways, 1957. iIllustrated. Single bl ue and white folded sheet. Daily schedule, along with passenger and vehiclecharges for the Yarmouth to Bar Harbor ferry. Hole punched through at one end, creased, else good. As is. 10.00

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215 MacLAREN, George Nova Scotia Museum Occasional Paper No.10 Woodcarvers of Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Museum Occasional Paper No.10
Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, 1971, 
MacLAREN, George. The Woodcarvers of Nova Scotia. Photos by R.E.Merrick andK.D.Gilmour. (Halifax): The Nova Scotia Museum, 1971. Pp (6),28,(2), front ispiece + 33 plates. Large 8vo, yellow card covers with black cloth-tape spine. Nova Scotia Museum Occasional Paper No.10, Historical Series No.3. With a bibliography and a list of carvers. Includes shipcarving, figureheads, &c. With frontispiece plate of the ship Caldera, and the following plates showing the figurehead of the ship Caldera, a billethead from an unknown schooner, sternboard of the ship Granville, carved pine ship's trailboard, figurehead carved by Benjamin Doane of Yarmouth, figurehead of the schooner Irma Bentley, figurehead of H.M.S. Imaum, pine figurehead recovered from Sable Island, figurehead from the ship Saint Patrick, figurehead from the brig Earl of Dalhousie, carved pine head from H.M.S. Conqueror, unpainted pine figurehead from Sable Island, and other non-nautical plates. Dampspotting tocovers and small hole to first blank, else a good copy only. As is.. 30.00

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Breed Apart : Nova Scotia's Duck Tolling Retriever. First Edition in dustjacket, MacMILLAN, Gail
216 MacMILLAN, Gail Breed Apart : Nova Scotia's Duck Tolling Retriever. First Edition in dustjacket
Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1998, ISBN:155109231x 1998 155109231X / 9781551092317 
MacMILLAN, Gail. A Breed Apart : Nova Scotia's Duck Tolling Retriever. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1998). First Edition. Pp. (1)-108. Illustrated with many photos and other illustrations. Double column. Square 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

"One of nature's many intriguing secrets is why usually skittish ducks are mysteriously attracted by the sight of a small reddish animal prancing or frolicking on the shore. Be it wily fox or 'tolling' dog, water-fowl pay dearly for this fatal attraction.

The practice of luring game to shore with the use of small animals dates back to antiquity. But only the Nova Scotia bred retrievers perform the added useful service of fetching the prize for their masters from lakes and marshes.

This is the story of the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and the men and women who bred them, trained them and brought them to such prominence that they are now Nova Scotia's official dog. During the process, these intelligent foxlike dogs, with their red coats and distinctive white markings, have found a place in the hearts of hundreds of owners in Canada and the U.S. as both sporting dog and family pet and are enthusiastically becoming favourites at trials and shows." - from the dust jacket.

Contents:
1. Introduction: Meet the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
2. Eddie Kenney: Un homme avec joie de vivre
3. Nineteenth-Century Legends of Breed Origins
4. H.A.P. Smith: Premiere Publicist
5. Senator Paul Hatfield: Beacon of a Bonafide Breed
6. V.J. Pottier and his Touring Toller
7. Eddie Babine: Bolstering the Breed at Home and Abroad
8. Col. Cyril Colwell: A Man with a Mission
9. The Armstrongs: Leaving a Legacy
10. Dick and Ralph Crowell: Tollers—Tools of their Trade
11. Eldon Pace: Briefly but Better
12. W. Avery and Erna Nickerson: The Longevity of Love
13. James Jeffery : Vision and Insight
14. David Wood: Historian and Show Ring Pioneer
15. Allister Surette: Promoting Provincial Pride
16. Twice Told Toller Tales
17. Andy Wallace: "Down in Yarmouth County"
Epilogue: The Toller's Future.
Bibliography.

Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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217 MacNAB, Bruce HOUDINI, Harry Metamorphosis : The Apprenticeship of Harry Houdini. First Printing
Goose Lane, Fredericton, N.B., 2012, ISBN:97808649267777 
MacNAB, Bruce. The Metamorphosis : The Apprenticeship of Harry Houdini. (Fredericton, N.B.) : Goose Lane, (2012). First Printing. Pp (10),11-366,(2). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. Contents : Foreword by Patrick Culliton. Prologue. Introduction. Part One - Setting the Stage. 1. Houdini 101. 2. Working on the Railroad. 3. Nova Scotia Bound. Part Two - Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. 4. Houdini Lands in Canada. 5. Handcuff King. 6. Opening Night. Part Three - New Brunswick. 7. Footlights and Fog Banks. 8. The Maniac Cuff . 9.A Household of Wrecked Minds. 10. Port City Problems. 11.Marco Loses His Buttons. 12. Houdini Meets the White Mahatma. 14. Deception at the Dufferin. 15. Svengali and Trilby Take on Saint John. 16. Off With Her Head. 17. Riders in the Storm. 18. Secrets for Sale . Partt Four- Halifax, No ova Scotia. 19. Hoodwinked in Halifax. 20. Anniversaries and Adversities. 21. I'm in the Jailhouse Now. 22. Countdown to Curtain Time. 23. Entertainment for the Few. 24. Try, Try Again. 25. Disaster at the Academy. 26. Marco Loses His Magic. Part Five - Houdini the Headliner. 27. Redemption. 28. Tied Up in Truro. 29. A Magician Among the Hillers. 30. Where Mystery Sets Sail. 31. Cursed in Chignecto. 32. Natural Phenomena. 33. Barnstorming. 34. Houdini at Hickman's. 35. City of Jailbreakers. 36. Homeward Bound. 37. The Rest of the Story. Very good. 15.00

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218 MAJOR, Marjorie Story of the Nova Scotia Tartan. First Edition, Signed.
Petheric Press, 1972, 
MAJOR, Marjorie. The Story of the Nova Scotia Tartan. (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) : Petheric Press, (1972). First Edition thus. Pp [1]-31,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, white stapled cardcovers with photo of the tartan on front incolour. Reprinted from The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol.2, No.2, June 1972. Sections : Ideas and Artistry - and Some Surprises Miss Mary Black - A Lonely Wee Scotsman Creates a Big Problem Provincial Premier Consulted - Also Lord Lyon, King of Arms - Production Difficulties, Limited Company Formed Suddenly It's Everywhere - Items in Fabric, In Photos Too It MakesNo One's Fortune But Starts Tartan Boom Bessie Rosemary Murray [b. Crewe, England] Isobel Macaulay [b. Yarmouth] Mrs. Macaulay Tells about Tartans Very good. Signed by Major. NOTE: Due to its relativley small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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219 MAJOR, Marjorie The Story of the Nova Scotia Tartan
Petheric Press, 1972, 1972 
MAJOR, Marjorie. The Story of the Nova Scotia Tartan. (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) : Petheric Press, (1972). First Edition thus. Pp [1]-31,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, white stapled cardcovers with photo of the tartan on front in colour.

Reprinted from The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol.2, No.2, June 1972.

Sections :
Ideas and Artistry - and Some Surprises
Miss Mary Black -
A Lonely Wee Scotsman Creates a Big Problem
Provincial Premier Consulted - Also Lord Lyon, King of Arms -
Production Difficulties, Limited Company Formed
Suddenly It's Everywhere - Items in Fabric, In Photos Too
It Makes No One's Fortune But Starts Tartan Boom
Bessie Rosemary Murray [b. Crewe, England]
Isobel Macaulay [b. Yarmouth]
Mrs. Macaulay Tells about Tartans

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Wherries and Waterways : The Story of the Norfolk and Suffolk Wherry and the Waterways on which it Sailed. First Edition in dustjacket, MALSTER, Robert FORSYTHE, J.A., Major.
220 MALSTER, Robert FORSYTHE, J.A., Major. Wherries and Waterways : The Story of the Norfolk and Suffolk Wherry and the Waterways on which it Sailed. First Edition in dustjacket
Terence Dalton, Lavenham, Suffolk, 1971, 
MALSTER, Robert. Wherries and Waterways : The Story of the Norfolk and Suffolk Wherry and the Waterways on which it Sailed. Foreword by Major J.A. Forsythe. Lavenham, Suffolk: Terence Dalton, 1971. First Edition. Pp 176. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4575. "Until the building of the railways, and indeed for about half a century after the coming of the first lines to East Anglia, a fleet of river craft carried a wide variety of cargoes on the rivers of East Norfolk and Suffolk. To-day only the Albion, which has been saved and refitted through the efforts of the Norfolk Wherry Trust, is to be seen under sail. There is little left to indicate the value and importance of the wherry during earlier times when the economy of the region was, toa great extent,dependent on water transport. The wherry not only carried t he manufactures of Norwich to the port of Yarmouth for export all over the world and returned with coal for the city's hearths, it also played an essential part in the agricultural economy of the area, carrying manure and marl on which the farms were so dependent. Robert Malster has traced the history of this once famous cargo and passenger vessel, its predecessor the Norfolk keel and the waterways upon which they sailed. Construction, builders, cargoes, watermen, regattas, unlawful occasions and a host of other things also have their rightful place in this fascinating story. The great number of photographs and illustrations which run through the story add an essential visual touch and many of them have not been published before." ." -from the dj. Very good in dustjacket 80.00

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