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221 Mary Celeste Historic Sites Advisory Council Province of Nova Scotia, Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the year ending March 31, 1960
Queen's Printer, Halifax, 1960, 
(Mary Celeste). (Historic Sites Advisory Council). Province of Nova Scotia,Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the year ending March 31, 19 60. Halifax, N.S.: Queen's Printer, 1960. Pp [1]-[2],[5]-31,(1). 8vo, orange printed stapled card covers. Contents : The John Cabot Bust; Annual Meeting of the Council; The “Mary Celeste”; Sir James Pearl; Clermont; The Edison Homestead; The First Water Mill; The Boularderie Holding; Green Hill Museum; A Sidney E. Smith Memorial; Unveiling Ceremonies at Yarmouth; Memorial to Malcolm H. Gillis; The Famous Miller Brothers; A Multitude of Requests; In Search of Norse Colonies; The Nova Scotia Samson; Port Mouton; The Only Fiat Town; Old Cemetery; Another Truro Request; Sociological Aspects of a Community; The Firth Museum; The Forgotten Village; Nova Scotia Publicity. Of nautical interest : The “Mary Celeste” (pp 9-11) about a proposal to place a plaque somewhere in the village of Spencer's Island to remind visitors that the famous brig “Mary Celeste” was built there in 1861 and named the “Amazon.” Spine browned, pages 3-4 neatly cut out [apparently from all copies?], else very good. 25.00

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222 MASSIE, Robert K. Castles of Steel : Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket
Random House, New York, 2003, ISBN:0679456716 
MASSIE, Robert K. Castles of Steel : Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea. New York : Random House, (2003). First Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,(2),[1]-865,(1), + 16 pages of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue paper-covered boards. Robert Kinloch Massie III (b. January 5, 1929, Lexington, Kentucky). A narrative of the naval battles between England and Germany in the First World War, by the former Pulitzer Prize-winner. Includes chapters relating to Jutland, Gallipoli, Dogger Bank, the Scarborough Raid, the Cuxhaven Raid, the Falklands, and the Yarmouth Raid. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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223 MAY, John Norfolk Broads Holiday Book and Pocket Pilot. First Edition
Hulton Press, London, 1952, 
MAY, John. The Norfolk Broads Holiday Book and Pocket Pilot. (London) : Hulton Press, (1952). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-211,(1), + 8 p. of colour plates, one of which depicts a colour guide to the member pennants of The Norfolk & Suffolk Broads Yacht Owners' Association. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with red titles to spine. Toy 3157. "Written as the story of twoactual 'voyages of discovery' by sailing yacht and motor cruuiser through the miles of interconnected lakes and rivers of Norfolk and Suffolk, it captures teh unique atmosphere of a holiday afloat -- the freedom, fun, fresh air and exhilaration of being your own skipper on a luxurious craft which is (for the period of your holiday) yours entirely to eat, sleep, and adventure in, away from all cares, worry, crowds and fuss." - from the dust jacket. Contents: 1. Broads Beginnings; Part I: The South Broads (Motor Cruising): 2. Down the Yare from Thorpe; 3. Brundall and Coldham Hall; 4. Rockland Broad and Hardley Cross; 5. Reedham; 6. The New Cut to Oulton Broad; 7. Up the Waveney to Beccles. Part II: The North Broads (Motor Cruising): 8. Across Breydon to Yarmouth; 9. Stokesby, Acle and Ranworth; 10. Wroxham; 11. Horning; 12. Potter Heigham and the Ant; 13. Barton Broad and Stalham; 14. Through Yarmouth to Thorpe. Part III: The North Broads (Sailing): 15. Horningto Salhouse Broad; 16. Wroxham Broad and Wroxham; 17. Belaugh, Coltishall and Ranworth; 18. South Walsham Broad and Thurne Dyke; 19. St. Benet's Abbey and Womack Water; 20. Potter Heigham and Hickling Broad; 21. Hickling Again, Horsey Mere and Home. Part IV: Whose Broads are They? (Plan of Action):22. Blackhorse, and the Battle for Broads Freedom. Very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket. 24.00

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224 McCLEMENT, Fred CHURCHILL, Winston) Guns in Paradise : The Saga of the Cruiser Emden. First Edition in dustjacket
McClelland and Stewart, 1968, 
McCLEMENT, Fred. Guns in Paradise : The Saga of the Cruiser Emden. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Ltd., (1968). First Edition. Pp (16),17-270,(2), including a 16-page initial section of b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. Enser, A Subject Bibliography of the First World War. Books in English 1914-1978 p.253, Spadoni & Donnelly2029. "The astonishing tale of the brief, meteoric career of the German cr uiser, Emden, during the early months of the First World War hs been told before - but never with such graphic realism, such realism, such absolute attention to historic verity. Fred McClement researched for ten years before he wrote about this ship which seemed to possess almost magical powers. (Atone time the British almost believed that the Germans had thirty-two ships called Emden. Emden captured and sank so many merchant ships that she sent the price of tea, rubber and tin to a dangerously high level. Single-hande d she raided such ports as Madras and Georgetown (Penang), causing great damage and even greater panic - and slipping away so easily as though she really were a ghost ship. Her very presence held up for months much-needed troops, horses, food-stuffs and ammunition in ports from Rangoon to Sydney, from Calcutta to Singapore. (She so delayed the sailing of the desperately required ANZAC contingents that she strained Empire ties almost to the breaking point.) Even when the Emden was finally destroyed, her gallant commander, Karl von Müller, had become so mucn of an international hero that laudatory editorials appeared in all the world's newspapers, including London's Times, and Australia actually declared a von Müller day in his honour. Even after the Emden's destruction, the Arabian-nights escape of thirty members ot her crew across ocean and desert ended in tneir winning further acclaim as world heroes. The excitement and immediacy of the Emden's story is underlined by vivid, on-the-scene descriptions from never-before-published diaries." - from the dj. Chapters : 1. The First Move; 2. The First Capture; 3. To Pagan for Orders; 4. The Naval Plans of 1914; 5. The Long Trip to Bengal;6. Bengal Roulette; 7. Churchill and the Anzacs; 8. The Captures Continue; 9. The Attack on Madras; 10. H.M.S. Yarmouth Strikes; 11. The Attack on Pe nang; 12. The Anzac Convoy Sails; 13. Coronel and After; 14. The Cocos Islands; 15. The Trap; 16. H.M.A.S. Sydney Investigates; 17. The Death of the Emden; 18. The Bloody Conclusion; 19. The Escape; 20. Aftermath; 21. The Voyage of the Ayesha; 22. Arabian Odyssey; 23. The Happy Return; 24. Finale. Name, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 50.00

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225 McGRAY, G.S My Military Career from Gunner to Major Royal Canadian Artillery. pbk.
1998, 
McGRAY, G.S. My Military Career from Gunner to Major Royal Canadian Artillery. Halifax, NS: The Author, 1998. Pp 201. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. blue cardcovers. Vg. 20.00

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226 McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. Blue cloth, as is.
Markland Publishing Company, 1903, 
McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: Markland Publishing Company, 1903. Pp (2),3-603,(5), frontispiece + 121 p. of black and white plates, maps and charts. Large 8vo, blue cloth with black decoration and borders to front, gilt lettering to spine, all edges dyed red. Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 194. Chapters: 1. History of Nova Scotia; 2. Geology of Nova Scotia; 3. Introduction to the County Histories; 4. History of Annapolis County; 5. Gold Mines and Gold Prospects; 6. History of Halifax County; 7. Hunting and Fishing; 8. History of Lunenburg County; 9. Coal Mines and CoalMeasures; 10. History of Yarmouth County; 11. Indians of Nova Scotia; 12. History of Cape Breton County; 13. History of Guysborough County; 14. Iron Mines and Iron Prospects; 15. History of Hants County; 16. History of KingsCounty; 17. Nova Scotia as a Locality for a Vacation; 18. History of Digby County; 19. The Sea Fisheries; 20. History of Shelburne County; 21. Histor y of Queens County; 22. Copper Mines and Copper Prospects; 23. History of Colchester County; 24. Apple Culture in Nova Scotia; 25. History of Pictou County; 26. Agriculture; 27. History of Antigonish County; 28. Institutions of Learning; 29. History of Cumberland County; 30. Timber and Lumber Resources; 31. History of Victoria County; 32. Paper Pulp Resources; 33. Quarriesof Various Kinds; 34. History of Richmond County; 35. History of Inverness County; 36. Birds of Nova Scotia; 37. Game Law for Nova Scotia; 38. Instit utions for the Blind and Deaf and Dumb; 39. Manufacturing Concerns; 40. HowNova Scotia is Governed; 41. The Common School System of Nova Scotia. The Appendix has the following poems : Moses H. Nickerson's "Nova Scotia"; JohnM'Pherson's "The Mayflower, or Trailing Arbutus"; and Crofton Uniacke M'Le od's "Sable Island, Graveyard of the Atlantic". Inner hinges cracked, splitto rear outer hinge, some shelfwear, marginal browning throughout, name an d bookplate to front pastedown, name to ffep, else good.

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Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. First Edition, McLEOD, Robert R.
227 McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. First Edition
Markland Publishing Company, 1903, 1903 
McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: "Published by the Markland Publishing Company", 1903. First Edition. "Printed by Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, Chicago". Pp (2),[1]-603,(7) + portrait frontispiece + 73 leaves of plates. Map. Large thick 8vo, brown (with dark greenish hue) pebbled cloth with gilt decoration of a viking ship to front board, gilt lettering to spine, all edges dyed red.

Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 194.

Chapters:
1. History of Nova Scotia;
2. Geology of Nova Scotia;
3. Introduction to the County Histories;
4. History of Annapolis County;
5. Gold Mines and Gold Prospects (pp.69-88);
6. History of Halifax County;
7. Hunting and Fishing (pp.99-104);
8. History of Lunenburg County;
9. Coal Mines and Coal Measures;
10. History of Yarmouth County;
11. Indians of Nova Scotia;
12. History of Cape Breton County;
13. History of Guysborough County;
14. Iron Mines and Iron Prospects;
15. History of Hants County;
16. History of Kings County;
17. Nova Scotia as a Locality for a Vacation;
18. History of Digby County;
19. The Sea Fisheries (pp.265-296);
20. History of Shelburne County;
21. History of Queens County;
22. Copper Mines and Copper Prospects;
23. History of Colchester County;
24. Apple Culture in Nova Scotia;
25. History of Pictou County;
26. Agriculture;
27. History of Antigonish County;
28. Institutions of Learning;
29. History of Cumberland County;
30. Timber and Lumber Resources;
31. History of Victoria County;
32. Paper Pulp Resources;
33. Quarries of Various Kinds;
34. History of Richmond County;
35. History of Inverness County;
36. Birds of Nova Scotia;
37. Game Law for Nova Scotia;
38. Institutions for the Blind and Deaf and Dumb;
39. Manufacturing Concerns;
40. How Nova Scotia is Governed;
41. The Common School System of Nova Scotia.

The Appendix has the following poems :
Moses H. Nickerson's "Nova Scotia";
John M'Pherson's "The Mayflower, or Trailing Arbutus"; and
Crofton Uniacke M'Leod's "Sable Island, Graveyard of the Atlantic".

Spine sunned to a light brown, light wear to extremities, sparse marginal spotting to a few of the plates, else a nice, tight copy. NOTE: Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges may apply. 125.00


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228 McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. First Edition, black half-calf
1903, 
McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: Markland Publishing Company, 1903. First Edition. Pp (2),[1]-603,(7) + portrait frontispiece + 73 leaves of plates. Map. Large thick 8vo, bound in black half leather with original green cloth boards, gilt Viking ship to front board. all edges red. Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald,Bibliography of Victoria County, 194. Chapters: 1. History of Nova Scotia; 2. Geology of Nova Scotia; 3. Introduction to the County Histories; 4. His tory of Annapolis County; 5. Gold Mines and Gold Prospects (pp.69-88); 6. History of Halifax County; 7. Hunting and Fishing (pp.99-104); 8. History ofLunenburg County; 9. Coal Mines and Coal Measures; 10. History of Yarmouth County; 11. Indians of Nova Scotia; 12. History of Cape Breton County; 13. History of Guysborough County; 14. Iron Mines and Iron Prospects; 15. Hist ory of Hants County; 16. History of Kings County; 17. Nova Scotia as a Locality for a Vacation; 18. History of Digby County; 19. The Sea Fisheries (pp.265-296); 20. History of Shelburne County; 21. History of Queens County; 22. Copper Mines and Copper Prospects; 23. History of Colchester County; 24.Apple Culture in Nova Scotia; 25. History of Pictou County; 26. Agricultur e; 27. History of Antigonish County; 28. Institutions of Learning; 29. History of Cumberland County; 30. Timber and Lumber Resources; 31. History of Victoria County; 32. Paper Pulp Resources; 33. Quarries of Various Kinds; 34. History of Richmond County; 35. History of Inverness County; 36. Birds ofNova Scotia; 37. Game Law for Nova Scotia; 38. Institutions for the Blind and Deaf and Dumb; 39. Manufacturing Concerns; 40. How Nova Scotia is Governed; 41. The Common School System of Nova Scotia. The Appendix has the following poems : Moses H. Nickerson's "Nova Scotia"; John M'Pherson's "The Mayflower, or Trailing Arbutus"; and Crofton Uniacke M'Leod's "Sable Island, Graveyard of the Atlantic". Very good. NOTE: Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges may apply. 100.00

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229 McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia. Blue cloth
Markland Publishing Company, 1903, 
McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: Markland Publishing Company, 1903. Pp (2),3-603,(5), frontispiece + 121 p. of black and white plates, maps and charts. Large 8vo, blue cloth with black decoration and borders to front, gilt lettering to spine. Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 194.Chapters: 1. History of Nova Scotia; 2. Geology of Nova Scotia; 3. Introdu ction to the County Histories; 4. History of Annapolis County; 5. Gold Mines and Gold Prospects; 6. History of Halifax County; 7. Hunting and Fishing;8. History of Lunenburg County; 9. Coal Mines and Coal Measures; 10. Histo ry of Yarmouth County; 11. Indians of Nova Scotia; 12. History of Cape Breton County; 13. History of Guysborough County; 14. Iron Mines and Iron Prospects; 15. History of Hants County; 16. History of Kings County; 17. Nova Scotia as a Locality for a Vacation; 18. History of Digby County; 19. The SeaFisheries; 20. History of Shelburne County; 21. History of Queens County; 22. Copper Mines and Copper Prospects; 23. History of Colchester County; 24. Apple Culture in Nova Scotia; 25. History of Pictou County; 26. Agriculture; 27. History of Antigonish County; 28. Institutions of Learning; 29. History of Cumberland County; 30. Timber and Lumber Resources; 31. History of Victoria County; 32. Paper Pulp Resources; 33. Quarries of Various Kinds; 34. History of Richmond County; 35. History of Inverness County; 36. Birds of Nova Scotia; 37. Game Law for Nova Scotia; 38. Institutions for the Blindand Deaf and Dumb; 39. Manufacturing Concerns; 40. How Nova Scotia is Gove rned; 41. The Common School System of Nova Scotia. The Appendix has the following poems : Moses H. Nickerson's "Nova Scotia"; John M'Pherson's "The Mayflower, or Trailing Arbutus"; and Crofton Uniacke M'Leod's "Sable Island, Graveyard of the Atlantic". Light wear to tail of spine and front outer hinge, else a nice tight copy. 125.00

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230 MILLER, Don I Was A Rum Runner. First Edition, signed.
Don Miller, Yarmouth, 1979, 
MILLER, Don. "I Was A Rum Runner". (Yarmouth, NS: "Published by Don Miller,570 Main St.", 1979). First Edition. Printed by Lescarbot Printing. Pp. (4 ),5-48. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with blank spine. Small teastain to front cover, else very good. Signed by Miller on the first page. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 18.00

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231 MILLER, John, comp. Yarmouth Town Directory and Guide, containing an Alphabetical List of the Business Men and Householders and a Complete Street Directory, and other useful information
The Light Office, Yarmouth, NS, 1895, 
MILLER, John, comp. Yarmouth Town Directory and Guide, containing an Alphabetical List of the Business Men and Householders and a Complete Street Directory, and other useful information . Compiled by John Miller. Yarmouth, NS: printed at the "Light" Office, 1895. Pp. [1]-216, with 12-page yellow index supplement tipped in in middle of volume, including boards. Illustrated with some late-19th century advertisements. 8vo, blue-green cloth with silver lettering to front and spine. A handy reference directory to the town ofYarmouth, released in the fifth year since the town's incorporation. Inclu des lists of residents and businesses, as well as several dozen advertisements for local firms. Some dark spotting to boards, tail of spine nicked with some minor edgewear, all edges spotted, several leaves of the 12-page middle insert detached and torn (but all are accounted for), inch-long split to head of front inner hinge, some marginal foxing and a couple of tape repairs to margins, else vg. 500.00

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Voices of Nova Scotia Community : A Written Democracy.  signed pbk., MILSOM, Scott CAMERON, Silver Donald (foreword)
232 MILSOM, Scott CAMERON, Silver Donald (foreword) Voices of Nova Scotia Community : A Written Democracy. signed pbk.
Fernwood Publishing, Halifax, 2003, ISBN:155266113x 2003 155266113X / 9781552661130 
MILSOM, Scott. Voices of Nova Scotia Community : A Written Democracy. Foreword by Silver Donald Cameron. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, (2003). First Edition. Pp. (7),8-192. Maps in text. With 52 b&w photos . 8vo (170 x 235 mm), photo-illustrated pale blue cardcovers, red lettering to spine.

Scott Milson (b. 1952).

A collection of anecdotes from small-town Nova Scotia. Includes many nautical and fisheries references.

"From Birchtown and Harbourville, Kennetcook and Oxford, Lincolnville and Orangedale, these stories explore why the people of small communities across Nova Scotia value the quality of life they enjoy. They explain what efforts have been undertaken and what problems stand in the way of building and maintaining viable communities. 'Voices of Nova Scotia Commuties' is packaged along the lines of recognized provincial tourism trails. But, unlike traditional tourist books, it reflects community problems, accomplishments, frustrations, and pride. The author ensures that it is the voices of the people who live in these communities that ring truest, allowing both neighbours and those visiting for the first time to gain a better understanding of life in rural and small-town Nova Scotia." -from the rear cover.

"Foreword : A Cheerful Investigator" by Silver Donald Cameron;

Part One Evangeline Trail.
Yarmouth: Year of The Cat;
Lessons of Kindness, Lessons of Strength;
Meteghan and Area : Putting Their Money on the Table;
Sandy Cove / Digby Neck: Community School, Community Trust;
Tiverton: Good Works in Tiverton;
On the Critical List;
Harbourville: A Great Place to Run Out of Gas
Canning / Minas Basin: Tenacity, Experience, and Common Sense.

Part Two Lighthouse Route.
Tusket River / East Kemptville: The "Sins" of Jean Nickerson;
Rio Algom Mine — Greening of a Scar;
Wood's Harbour / Lockeport: Casting
Lifelines: A Work in Progress;
Birchtown : Heritage and Community: One Step at a Time;
Revolution: Both Sides ot the Fence;
A Place to Live, Or a Place to Play?;
Port Mouton: The Sheep Was Onto Something;
Caledonia: Pride and Preservation in Pine Country;
Bridgewater: Our Harbourbeds: "At This Point, Nobody Knows";
HeartWood Institute: Growing Good Citizens — "A Fun and Cool Experience";
Northwest Cove: Gem Across Saint Margaret's;
Terence Bay: From Horse-and-Buggy to the Internet.

Part Three Glooscap Trail
Amherst: Acting Up in Northern Nova Scotia;
Who We Are: Don't Let Them Define You Down;
River Hebert: Quite an Education;
Youth and Social Justice: Many Peanuts, Many Nutshells;
Bass River: The Many Motions of Community Spirit;
Women's Institutes: Welcoming Woman, Wonderful Works;
Hants Shore: Community Problems, Community Solutions.

Part Four Sunrise Trail
Oxford: Berries, Baking, and Business;
Pugwash / Wallace : Another Shore;
Pictou Island: Living Together, Living Apart;
Pictou Landing: Making Wood, and Woods, Work;
Women Fish Too: "We All Leave the Wharf at the Same Time".
Antigonish: Artistic Assets of Antigonish.

Part Five Marine Drive
Preston Area: Public Policy Hits the Farmhouse Gate;
Lobster Management: Sheriffs Challenge, Varmints' Answer;
Lobstering For Dummies;
Sacrifices of Duty;
Upper Musquodoboit: Treasure of the Musquodoboit Valley;
On Not Going Down the Road;
Larry's River: Acadian Pride on Display;
History in Our Schools: Three Cheers for Jane [on Jane Purves];
Lincolnville: Teapot's On, Door's Open (pp.158-161).

Part Six Cape Breton Trails
Louisbourg: More Than Mere Fortress;
Port Hawkesbury: Pulp and Paper, People and Passion;
Orangedale: The Stationmaster's Long Since Gone... Not!;
Charity and Democracy;
Chéticamp: Coffee, Culture, and Community Development;
Our Rural Schools: On the Barricades for Community Lifeblood;
Bay St. Lawrence: Of Democracy and Determination.

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Voices of Nova Scotia Community : A Written Democracy., MILSOM, Scott. CAMERON, Silver Donald (foreword).
233 MILSOM, Scott. CAMERON, Silver Donald (foreword). Voices of Nova Scotia Community : A Written Democracy.
Fernwood Publishing, Halifax, 2003, ISBN:155266113x 2003 
MILSOM, Scott. Voices of Nova Scotia Community : A Written Democracy. Foreword by Silver Donald Cameron. Halifax : Fernwood Publishing, (2003). First Edition. Pp. (7),8-192. Maps in text. With 52 b&w photos . 8vo (170 x 235 mm), photo-illustrated pale blue cardcovers, red lettering to spine.

Scott Milson (b. 1952).

A collection of anecdotes from small-town Nova Scotia. Includes many nautical and fisheries references.

"From Birchtown and Harbourville, Kennetcook and Oxford, Lincolnville and Orangedale, these stories explore why the people of small communities across Nova Scotia value the quality of life they enjoy. They explain what efforts have been undertaken and what problems stand in the way of building and maintaining viable communities. 'Voices of Nova Scotia Commuties' is packaged along the lines of recognized provincial tourism trails. But, unlike traditional tourist books, it reflects community problems, accomplishments, frustrations, and pride. The author ensures that it is the voices of the people who live in these communities that ring truest, allowing both neighbours and those visiting for the first time to gain a better understanding of life in rural and small-town Nova Scotia." -from the rear cover.

"Foreword : A Cheerful Investigator" by Silver Donald Cameron;

Part One Evangeline Trail.
Yarmouth: Year of The Cat;
Lessons of Kindness, Lessons of Strength;
Meteghan and Area : Putting Their Money on the Table;
Sandy Cove / Digby Neck: Community School, Community Trust;
Tiverton: Good Works in Tiverton;
On the Critical List;
Harbourville: A Great Place to Run Out of Gas
Canning / Minas Basin: Tenacity, Experience, and Common Sense.

Part Two Lighthouse Route.
Tusket River / East Kemptville: The "Sins" of Jean Nickerson;
Rio Algom Mine — Greening of a Scar;
Wood's Harbour / Lockeport: Casting
Lifelines: A Work in Progress;
Birchtown : Heritage and Community: One Step at a Time;
Revolution: Both Sides ot the Fence;
A Place to Live, Or a Place to Play?;
Port Mouton: The Sheep Was Onto Something;
Caledonia: Pride and Preservation in Pine Country;
Bridgewater: Our Harbourbeds: "At This Point, Nobody Knows";
HeartWood Institute: Growing Good Citizens — "A Fun and Cool Experience";
Northwest Cove: Gem Across Saint Margaret's;
Terence Bay: From Horse-and-Buggy to the Internet.

Part Three Glooscap Trail
Amherst: Acting Up in Northern Nova Scotia;
Who We Are: Don't Let Them Define You Down;
River Hebert: Quite an Education;
Youth and Social Justice: Many Peanuts, Many Nutshells;
Bass River: The Many Motions of Community Spirit;
Women's Institutes: Welcoming Woman, Wonderful Works;
Hants Shore: Community Problems, Community Solutions.

Part Four Sunrise Trail
Oxford: Berries, Baking, and Business;
Pugwash / Wallace : Another Shore;
Pictou Island: Living Together, Living Apart;
Pictou Landing: Making Wood, and Woods, Work;
Women Fish Too: "We All Leave the Wharf at the Same Time".
Antigonish: Artistic Assets of Antigonish.

Part Five Marine Drive
Preston Area: Public Policy Hits the Farmhouse Gate;
Lobster Management: Sheriffs Challenge, Varmints' Answer;
Lobstering For Dummies;
Sacrifices of Duty;
Upper Musquodoboit: Treasure of the Musquodoboit Valley;
On Not Going Down the Road;
Larry's River: Acadian Pride on Display;
History in Our Schools: Three Cheers for Jane [on Jane Purves];
Lincolnville: Teapot's On, Door's Open (pp.158-161).

Part Six Cape Breton Trails
Louisbourg: More Than Mere Fortress;
Port Hawkesbury: Pulp and Paper, People and Passion;
Orangedale: The Stationmaster's Long Since Gone... Not!;
Charity and Democracy;
Chéticamp: Coffee, Culture, and Community Development;
Our Rural Schools: On the Barricades for Community Lifeblood;
Bay St. Lawrence: Of Democracy and Determination.

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234 MILTON, John CAMERON, A. (ed.) Milton's Poems : L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas
T.C. Allen and Company, Halifax, N.S., 1898, 
(MILTON, John). CAMERON, A. (ed.). Milton's Poems : L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas. With Introduction and Notes by A. Cameron, Principal County Academy, Yarmouth, N.S. Halifax, N.S.: T.C. Allen and Company, (1898). Pp (2),[i]-v,(1),1-53,(3). Small 8vo, pale blue printed card covers. In the Progressive School Series. Rubbed and soiled covers, else good. 25.00

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Poetic Voices of the Maritimes : a selection of contemporary poetry.  FirstEdition, MITCHAM, Allison QUIGLEY, Theresia ACORN, Milton BISHOP, Elizabeth
235 MITCHAM, Allison QUIGLEY, Theresia ACORN, Milton BISHOP, Elizabeth Poetic Voices of the Maritimes : a selection of contemporary poetry. FirstEdition
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1996, 1996 0889996245 / 9780889996243 
MITCHAM, Allison and Theresia QUIGLEY, (eds.). Poetic Voices of the Maritimes : A Selection of Contemporary Poetry. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1996). First Edition. Pp (6),7-246,(2). 8vo, light blue illustrated cardcovers, yellow lettering to spine.

Allison Mitcham ( b. June 9, 1932, Tisdale, Saskatchewan).
Theresia Quigley (b. 1940, Indonesia).

"New and interesting Maritime poets have emerged in this last decade. Some figures that were once prominent now seem less so, while others of the same era have won a permanent place in the imaginative life of this region. Poetic Voices of the Maritimes is mindful of all these voices and offers wonderful work by poets like Maxine Tynes and Elizabeth Bishop, Lesley Choyce and Milton Acorn, Richard Lemm and Alden Nowlan. All twenty-two poets in this volume are united by the passionate effect the Maritimes have had on their imaginations - their voices, new or renewed, continue to explore and powerful attachment to this land.

A biography of each poet accompanies their poems." - from the rear.


Includes poetry by


Milton Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown,);

Elizabeth Bishop (b. February 8, 1911, Worcester, Massachusetts - d. October 6, 1979, Boston);

Elizabeth Brewster (b. August 26, 1922, Chipman, New Brunswick - d. December 26, 2012, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan);

Leslie Willis Choyce (b. March 21, 1951, Riverside Township, New Jersey):

George Elliott Clarke (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor Plains, Nova Scotia);

Fred Cogswell (b. November 8, 1917, East Centreville, New Brunswick – June 20, 2004, Vancouver);

Allan Cooper (b. March 15, 1954 in Moncton, New Brunswick) ;

Rita Joe (Rita Joe, PC CM (March 15, 1932, Whycocomagh, Cape Breton – March 20, 2007, Sydney, Cape Breton);

M. Travis Lane (b. September 23, 1934 in San Antonio, Texas);

Richard Lemm (b.1946, Seattle, Washington),

Douglas Lochhead (b. March 25, 1922, Guelph, Ontario - d. March 15, 2011, Sackville, N.B.);

Phyllis McKinley (b. 1951, Moncton, New Brunswick);

Allison Mitcham (b. June 9, 1932, Tisdale, Saskatchewan);

Alden Nowlan (b. January 25, 1933, Stanley, Nova Scotia - d. June 27, 1983, Fredericton, New Brunswick);

Janet Pope (b. 1958, Moncton, New Brunswick);

Heather Browne Prince (b. 1950, Sussex, New Brunswick);

Theresia M. Quigley (b. 1940, Indonesia);

Peter Sanger (b. May 26, 1946, Bewley, Yorkshire),

Kay Smith (Clara Kathleen 'Kay' Smith , b. April 30, 1911, - Saint John, New Brunswick - d. September 18, 2004, Hampton, New Brunswick);

Harry Thurston (b. March 3, 1950, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia);

Eric Trethewey (Eric Peter Trethewey, b. February 6, 1943, Halifax, Nova Scotia - d. September, 2014 Catawba, Virginia)

Maxine Tynes (b. June 30,1949, Halifax, Nova Scotia - d. September 12, 2011, Halifax). Very good. 15.00

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That Day at Gibraltar.  First Edition in dustjacket, MONKS, Noel NORTH, Dudley, Admiral Sir.
236 MONKS, Noel NORTH, Dudley, Admiral Sir. That Day at Gibraltar. First Edition in dustjacket
Frederick Muller, London , 1957, 1957 
MONKS, Noel. That Day at Gibraltar. London : Frederick Muller, (1957). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-192 + portrait frontispiece of Admiral North + 4 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, mid blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Noel Stephen Monks (b. December 18, 1907, Melbourne, Australia - d. June 18, 1960, London).

Law 0188.

Admiral Sir Dudley Burton Napier North GC,VO, CB, CSI, CMG (b. November 25, 1881, Great Yarmouth, England - d. May 15, 1961, Beaminster, Dorset).

"Here, told for the first time, is the tragic story of Admiral SIr Dudley North, who was relieved of his command at Gibraltar for letting six French warships pass the rock shortly before the abortive Anglo-Free French assault on Dakar in 1940. Admiral North's abrupt dismissal, without an Inquiry or a Court Martial, after a most distinguished career - he was Admiral, Royal Yacht, for years - aroused bitterness and alarm among senior officers in the Royal Navy, scores of whom wrote to him: "You have been victimised." It is still a most controversial topic in the Royal Navy.

Five Admirals of the Fleet, including two former First Sea Lords, felt so strongly about it that they went in a deputation to the First Lord to ask for a hearing for Admiral North. They were turned down. The Admiralty refused to budge from behind its bulkhead of silence.

Now, at 75, Admiral North lives quietly in Dorset, still a disgraced Naval Officer, although the Official History absolved him. Like General Gough, unjustly sacked by Lioyd George in World War I, he lives only to have his name cleared.

Noel Monks [...] has written the first full account of just what happened on "that day at Gibraltar". It raises, amongst others, a grave question: Was Admiral North made the scapegoat for the colossal failure at Dakar? From copies of signals sent at the time, together with North's personal records and letters written by high naval officers, the author has pieced together a fascinating, if disturbing, account of what really took place." -from the dj.

Foreword by General Sir Hubert Gough, G.C.B., G.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.

Boards heavily waterstained, slight internal waterstaining, slight edgewear, else very good in nicked unclipped dustjacket. 50.00


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237 MOSHER, Edith Old Time Travel in Nova Scotia. First Edition
Lancelot, Hantsport, 1984, ISBN:088999241x 1984 088999241x / 9780889992412 
MOSHER, Edith. Old Time Travel in Nova Scotia. Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp (3),4-85,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, white trade paperback.

This slim volume includes several chapters on marine transportation: one on the small coastal steamers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (focusing particularly on the Minas Basin); one on Yarmouth's steamship connections to the New England states; and one on Bay of Fundy ferry service.

Contents:
The Making of Roads;
Stagecoaches and Inns;
Picture Section;
Horse & Buggy Days;
Those Silver Rails;
The Little Ferries (pp. 56-72);
Yarmouth, Main Artery of Sea Travel (pp. 73-81);
Across the Bay, The Old and the New (pp. 82-85).

Very good. 12.00

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238 MULLIGAN, Robert Geological Survey of Canada : Economic Geology Series No. 21 Geology of Canadian Lithium Deposits
Queen's Printer, 1965, 
MULLIGAN, Robert. Geology of Canadian Lithium Deposits. (Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1965). Pp. 131. Illustrated, including including two folding maps. 8vo, blue printed card covers. Includes information on several small deposits in New Ross and Yarmouth County in Nova Scotia (pp. 106-108). Geological Survey of Canada : Economic Geology Series No. 21. Very good. 35.00

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Quite a Curiosity : The Sea Letters of Grace F. Ladd.  First Edtiion, Paperback., NICHOLS, Louise. LADD, Grace F.)
239 NICHOLS, Louise. LADD, Grace F.) Quite a Curiosity : The Sea Letters of Grace F. Ladd. First Edtiion, Paperback.
Nimbus Press, Halifax, 2003, ISBN:1551094169 
(LADD, Grace F.). NICHOLS, Louise. Quite a Curiosity : The Sea Letters of Grace F. Ladd. [Edited by] Louise Nichols. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp (4),[1]-196. Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers. Grace (Forrest) Ladd (b. December 2, 1864, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - d. March 8, 1942). "Grace (Forrest) Ladd was born into a distinguished Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Family in 1864 during the province's golden age of sail. Intelligent, attractive and gregarious, she could easily have fitted the stereotypical image of a Victorian socialite. But she was anything but typical. At age twenty-one she married a sea captainand spent most of the next twenty-five years , until he retired in 1915 sa iling with him around the world. Grace Forrest married Fred Ladd while he was captain ot the 1,320-ton barque Morning Light, and sailed with him from New York to Shanghai on a "honeymoon" voyage. Fred took command of the steel-hulled barque Belmont in 1891, and this vessel became Grace's permanent home for almost twenty years. She kept in touch with those at home by mail, and it is her letters to her father Charles E. Brown that form the main content or this book. Her letters provide an intimate insight into her role aboard ship — her relationships with the captain and the crew, the day to dayroutine of a woman's life at sea, the birth of her children, and the chall enges and difficulties that arose as well as her responses to emergencies. Grace's letters also serve to dispel the notion that Victorian women were fragile or subservient. Here was a courageous, energetic and curious woman whose relationship with her husband was one or companionship and mutual respect. Her exchanges with her father are light and good-natured, and he obviously approved of her nomadic life as she communicated with him from the FarEast, Africa, India, New Zealand and Australia, Scandinavia and the Britis h Isles, South America and the Caribbean. This engaging narrative of a woman s iite at sea aiso contains excerpts from the diary of Grace's daughter, Katherine Ladd, which provide perspective on Grace's character and the strong influence she had on her seafaring family. " - from the cover. With a glossary of nautical terms and a bibliography. Very good. 14.00

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240 NORWOOD, Caroline B. Life on the Tusket Islands : Stories and Photos Showing Life on the Tusket Islands Then and Now. Second Printing
Norwood Publishing,, Westport, 1994, ISBN:0969831005 
NORWOOD, Caroline B. Life on the Tusket Islands: Stories and Photos ShowingLife on the Tusket Islands Then and Now. (Westport, Nova Scotia : Norwood Publishing, July 22, 1994). Second Printing. Printed by Sebtinel Printing, Yarmouth. Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated with 73 b&w photos in the text. Map. 8vo, purply-blue photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white & yellow letteringto front & spine. "The Tusket Islands are located south of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, tucked in along the coast from Pinkney's Point to Wedgeport. The islands were once thriving communities with their own stores, twice-weekly freight and mail deliveres. They were an important economic asset to southwestern Nova Soctia. There were several manned lighthouses which have now beenautomated. Over the years, people have stopped fishing from the islands an d those who do still maintain wharves and camps there face a very uncertainfuture as the fishery continues to decline." - from the rear cover. Conten ts: The Islands as Described in the Nova Scotia Pilot, 1930 Edition; Diary of the Last Keeper on Candlebox Light [Laforest G. 'Huck' Norwood]; Christmas on a Windswept Island; Getting to Work Isn't Easy; Susanna Norwood, Child of an Island; Lighthouse Keeping is Quite a Game; Cecilia Nickerson Blades Lived on Deep Cove; Eileen Cottreau Enjoys Cooking for a Crew; Young Daughters of Fisherman Survived Lonely Island Life; Frank Nickerson Profile on an Island Fisherman; Harvey and Olive Saulnier; Pam Nickerson Lobsters WithHer Father; Conversations with Gertrude Nickerson, Margaret Penney, and Ti na Swim; Eliza Drew talks about Life on Ellenwood Island; Betty Cottreau Smith, at 64, She's Ready for Lobstering; Donald Smith Tells About the Specs and Ellenwood Islands; Island Information. Covers lightly rubbed, else verygood. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs may be cheaper than quot ed. 15.00

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