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81 JILES, Paulette HAP 28 Waterloo Express. First Edition hardback in dustjacket
Anansi, Toronto, 1973, 
JILES, Paulette. Waterloo Express. Toronto : Anansi, (1973). First Printing. Pp (10),3-83,(5). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. House of Anansi Poetry Series No.28. "The poetry of Paulette Jiles displays a depth of texture and a verbal dexterity that is rare among contemporary poets. In her work she moves through landscapes that range from Africa to Mexico to Toronto, with the ease of a travelling magician. Her swift, intricate mataphors leave the reader breathless, but her work aslo manages to be straight, earthy, vernacualr, and disturbingly perceptive. [...] Paulette Jiles was born in Missouri in 1943. She has lived in Mexicio, California, Colorado, and the Canary Islands; she has been in Canada since 1968. She is a freelance radio reporter. This is her first full-length collection." - rear cover. Thepoems are arranged in three chronological groups: I. 1968-1971. "Waterloo Express","A Large Five-Pointed Star", "Sunday Night Revival", "No Days Off", "Discoveries", "He Beats Her Off with a Rake", "A Letter to Grandad on the Occasion of a Letter from My Mother Sauing Grandad Is Too Infirm to Feed the Cows and Is Not Long for This World", "Blacksnake", "Sunflowers", "No Title", "Clocks", "1922", "Doing Time", "Georgian Bay", "November Separates Everything", "The Mechanical Vegetables", "Found Poem - Transformation of the CBC: Report from Inuvik I, Report from Inuvik II", "Barber", "The Tin Woodsman". II. 1971-1972. "Buses", "Brownsville" [Texas], "Hitchhiker", "Headlights", "Conversation", "Tornado", "Flying Dutchman", "Currents", "Fast", "Girl Friday", "Scherezade", "Horses", "Get Up in the Morning", "Siesta", "Lanterns", "Irrigation", "Mass", "Peasant Couple", "Long Weekend", "The Brass Atlas", "Far and Scattered Are the Tribes that Industrialization Has Left Behind". III . 1973. "Inside from the Outside", "One Man Gone", "Fish", "Tallness", "Tears", "Body", "Rock Climbing", "Newfoundland Pistol" [p.72, with the lines, "Like a Newfoundland pistol I fire / backwards and am only used once / Innocent as a Nova Scotian I have wandered around / among contrary peoples with dark histories], "Garbage Pickup", "Carlton and Parliament", "Heat Lightning", "We Are Like Two Tow-Trucks", "Families and Short-Run Ferries" [p.77, "Maltese mechanics operate the Toronto Island ferries, / running through their hands like docking-ropes / an intimate knowledge of large / bodies of water", &c.], "Schooner Cove". Very faint stain to upper rearboard, small faint to bottom of fore-edge, else very good in rubbed, spine sunned, and nicked dustjacket. Uncommon in hardcover. 60.00

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82 JILES, Paulette HAP 28 Waterloo Express. First Edition Paperback
Anansi, Toronto, 1973, 
JILES, Paulette. Waterloo Express. Toronto : Anansi, (1973). First Printing. Pp (10),3-83,(5). 8vo, brown cardcovers, white lettering to spine. House of Anansi Poetry Series No.28. "The poetry of Paulette Jiles displays a depth of texture and a verbal dexterity that is rare among contemporary poets.In her work she moves through landscapes that range from Africa to Mexico to Toronto, with the ease of a travelling magician. Her swift, intricate mataphors leave the reader breathless, but her work aslo manages to be straight, earthy, vernacualr, and disturbingly perceptive. [...] Paulette Jiles was born in Missouri in 1943. She has lived in Mexicio, California, Colorado, and the Canary Islands; she has been in Canada since 1968. She is a freelance radio reporter. This is her first full-length collection." - rear cover. The poems are arranged in three chronological groups: I. 1968-1971. "Waterloo Express","A Large Five-Pointed Star", "Sunday Night Revival", "No Days Off", "Discoveries", "He Beats Her Off with a Rake", "A Letter to Grandadon the Occasion of a Letter from My Mother Sauing Grandad Is Too Infirm to Feed the Cows and Is Not Long for This World", "Blacksnake", "Sunflowers", "No Title", "Clocks", "1922", "Doing Time", "Georgian Bay", "November Sepa rates Everything", "The Mechanical Vegetables", "Found Poem - Transformation of the CBC: Report from Inuvik I, Report from Inuvik II", "Barber", "The Tin Woodsman". II. 1971-1972. "Buses", "Brownsville" [Texas], "Hitchhiker","Headlights", "Conversation", "Tornado", "Flying Dutchman", "Currents", "F ast", "Girl Friday", "Scherezade", "Horses", "Get Up in the Morning", "Siesta", "Lanterns", "Irrigation", "Mass", "Peasant Couple", "Long Weekend", "The Brass Atlas", "Far and Scattered Are the Tribes that Industrialization Has Left Behind". III . 1973. "Inside from the Outside", "One Man Gone", "Fish", "Tallness", "Tears", "Body", "Rock Climbing", "Newfoundland Pistol" [p.72, with the lines, "Like a Newfoundland pistol I fire / backwards and am only used once / Innocent as a Nova Scotian I have wandered around / among contrary peoples with dark histories], "Garbage Pickup", "Carlton and Parliament", "Heat Lightning", "We Are Like Two Tow-Trucks", "Families and Short-Run Ferries" [p.77, "Maltese mechanics operate the Toronto Island ferries,/ running through their hands like docking-ropes / an intimate knowledge o f large / bodies of water", &c.], "Schooner Cove". Very good to fine. 25.00

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83 JOHNSON, Duncan W. Souvenir View Book of Prince Edward Island, Canada. A Dominion Series View Book.
Canada Railway News Co., Ltd., 1950, 
JOHNSON, Duncan W. Souvenir View Book of Prince Edward Island, Canada. A Dominion Series View Book. N.pl.: (Published by Canada Railway News Co., Ltd.), n.d. [ca 1950]. Pp (4) text + 16 plates. Oblong 8vo, pale green stapled card covers, blue lettering and oval cut-out window to front cover. Includes two photographs of the M.V. Abegweit at sea, one of the bridge of the Abegweit showing navigation controls, one of the restaurant aboard the Abegweit, one of the companionway leading to the Abegweit Lounge, and one of the Abegweit's Observation Room; also photos of P.E.I. beaches, Green Gables, and other scenes. Light smudge, else very good. 30.00

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84 JORDAN, Christopher Severn Enterprise : The Story of the Old and New Passage Ferries. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., Ilfracombe, Devon, 1977, ISBN:0722309678 
JORDAN, Christopher. Severn Enterprise : The Story of the Old and New Passage Ferries. Ilfracombe, Devon : Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., 1977. First Edition. Pp. (12),13-112 + 32 pages of illustrations, mostly b&w photos. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "1966 saw the extinction of the ancient ferry across the River Severn when the Severn Bridge was formally opened by Her Majesty the Queen. As a new era of travel dawned another faded away.This book is a lasting tribute to the founder and men of Old Passage in th is century and their predecessors on the Severn of years long past. " - from the dj flap. 1. Past Events; 2. Coaching Days; 3. Railway Interlude; 4. New Era; 5. Success;6. Expansion; 7. War Years; 8. Calll-Up ; 9. The NewnhamEpisode; 10. Peace; 11. A Royal Affair; 12. A New Addition; 13. The Beginn ing of the End; 14. The End of the Road; 15. Shannon Venture; 16. A Demolition Job; 17. Epilogue. Appendices : A. Vessels at Old Passage During the Nineteenth Century; B. Vessels at New Passage; C. Vessels at Old Passage Twentieth Century; D Funnel Colours; E. Bibliography; F. Timetables; G. TrafficFigures. Rear flyleaf and last two pages of text torn across, else very go od in nicked, lightly rubbed dustjacket. Signed, with an inscription, by Jordan. 35.00

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85 Kingston, NS). Echoes Across The Valley : A History of Kingston and its Neighbours. TWO VOLUMES. Second Printings.
Lancelot Press / T&S Office Essentials Printing, Hantsport and Kingston, 2001, ISBN:0889995648 
(Kingston, NS). Echoes Across The Valley : A History of Kingston and its Neighbours Vols. 1-2. (Hantsport, Nova Scotia / Kingston, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press / T & S Office Essentials Printing, 2001). Second Printing. Pp. (2),3-269,(1); (2),3-311,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue decorated card covers, white titles to front and spine. Contents: VOLUME I: 1. The Early Days: ThePioneers, The People, The MicMacs, Very Plentiful with Furs, Fur Trade in Early Nova Scotia, A Friend & Missionary to the MicMacs (Rev. Silas T. Rand), The Forests, Forest Taking Settlements Fading, The Acadians, The New England Planters, The Loyalists, The Settlers, Kingston 1782, How People Livedin the 1800s and Early 1900s in Melvern Square, More Recent History, Recre ation, The Community Hall. 2. Transportation: The Development of Transportation, The Fundy Tides, Bridges and Ferries and Fords are Part of Local History, Roads, Stage Coaches, The Pony Express, The Despatch Riders, AnnapolisValley Railways, Air Travel, Bus Lines. 3. Education: The Struggle for Fre e Schools i Nova Scotia, Schools in Wilmot Township 1824, The Birth of the School District, Report on Grammar Schools in Operation in Annapolis County1851-56, History of West Kings High School, Kingston Schools, Consolidatio n of Elementary Schools, Bloomfield School Section No. 76, Parent Teacher Association, Schools (Adjoining Communities), North Kingston, Kingston Village School (now Greenwood Village), Tremont School, Melvern Square Schools. 4. Churches: All Saints Anglican Church 1959-88, St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Kingston United Church, Melvern Square United Church (Methodist) 1892-1943, Presbyterian (Covenanter) Church Melvern Square, On a Walk through Old Tremont Cemetery and Church, History of the Melvern Square United Baptist Church, The Kingston United Baptist Church, Wilmot United Baptist Church, Fellowship Baptist Church Melvern Square, The Independent Baptist Movement 1930-90, The History of the Calvary Baptist Church (IND) Meadowvale Ann. Co., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Trinity Pentecostal Church, The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints, The History of the Pines,The Plains Baptist Church. 5. Agriculture: The Local Fruit Growing Industr y, Dairy Farming, The Meat Industry in the Kingston Area, Greenhouses in Kingston, Kingston Cooperative. 6. Lumbering: Contribution of S.S. Stevens tothe Community of Kingston in Lumbering, E.R. McMaster & Sons Ltd., The Nor th Kingston Co. Ltd. VOLUME II: 7. Early & Present Day Business: The Valley Creamery Ltd., The Grist Mill, Brickworks, Condensed Milk Factory, Blacksmiths, Kingston Remembering (Mr Guy Tupper, Mr Wally Foster, Alfred Oakes, Bill Borden, Mr Clayton Pierce, Other Blacksmith Shops), Evaporators, Barber Shops, Contribution of Lester and Mabelle Stevens to the Community of Kingston, Insurance Brokers, Garages, Stevens Flowers 1961-91, Kingston Plaza,Greenwood Mall, K-Mart Mall, DeCoste Manufacturing (Kitchens) Ltd., K.C. M arshall Clothing Ltd., Roy Hiltz Excavating Ltd. 8. Public Utilities: Power, Telephones in Kingston, Sewer, Province's Finest Post Office Opens to Serve Kingston District. 9. Municipal and Local Government: Municipal Government, The Government of the Village of Kingston, The Greenwood Village Commission. 10. Kingston & District Fire Department: A Brief History, A Fire Department Begins, Men and Equipment, Territory, The Fire Commission, Fundraising, Equipment Purchases, The Mall Fire, Mutual Aid, Firsts & Lasts, Favourite Expressions, Medals, Stories Repeated, The Future. 11. RCMP: History of Kingston Detachment, Members & Ex-Members Ever Posted at Kingston Detachment. 12. Groups and Organizations: History--Argus Lodge #133 1962-81, Markland Lodge #99 AF & AM, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Evangeline Rebekah Lodge 32, Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, Kingston Lions Club, Kinsmen Club of Mid-Annapolis Valley, Independent Order of Foresters (IOF), Kingston Legion Branch 98, Kingston & District Board of Trade, Choirs & Bands, Apple Blossom Festival, Show Us Yer Bloomers (poem), Kingston Steer Barbecue, Kingston & District Branch of the Red Cross, Development of West Kings Fair 1937-92, Opening Gates (poem), Down on the Farm (poem). 13. Adjoining Communities. 14. Human Interest Stories: Echoes of the Past, Furber Marshall,The Violin Maker of Kingston, Charles Robert Bruce, Gifford Harding Oakes, Stronach Park, Daniel Outhit, Kingston Man has Unique and Interesting Hobb y, George Balcom, J. Frank Reagh-Guilford Baker House, Ernest Howard Armstrong, Thirty-Five Years Repairing Jewellery, Christmas at Ella Armstrong's House, Avid Fan, The Orchards of the Valley (poem), Forgotten Cemeteries, Armstrongs Reunite in Nictaux, Simons Community-Minded, Kingston & District Fire Commission Recognition, Village Presents Certificate, Melvern Square toLose Store After 100 Years of Service, Base Meteorology Man Retires, Long Time Educator Retires, An Incident at South Farmington, Postmaster Retires,Red Cross Recognition, Take Another Look. 15. Century Homes: Various Centu ry Homes pictured. 16. Hotels & Restaurants. 17. Hospitals: History of the Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Western Kings Memorial Hospital. 18. Recreation& Parks: Centennial Park Kingston 1967, Early History of Paragon Golf & Co untry Club, Kingston Recreation Centre, Tennis Courts, Curling, Holiday Haven Camping Ground, Kingston Lawn Bowling Club. Very good. For the set. 35.00

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86 KITTRIDGE, Alan. Passenger Steamers of the River Fal.
Twelveheads Press, Truro, Cornwall, 1988, ISBN:0906294185 
KITTRIDGE, Alan. Passenger Steamers of the River Fal. (Truro, Cornwall : Twelveheads Press, 1988). Pp 1-120. Illustrated. Map. Index. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. Contents : 1. The waterways & steamboats of the River Fal (The Port of Truro – The Port of Falmouth), 2. The St Mawes Steam Tug & Passenger Co. Ltd. and the Flushing Ferry. 3. The RiverFal Steamship Co. Ltd. 4. Coastal excursions. 5. Post war motor vessels. F leet lists. Very good. 26.00

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87 KITZ, Janet CASTLE, Gary. Point Pleasant Park : An Illustrated History. First Edition, Signed by both
Pleasant Point Publishing, Halifax, 1999, ISBN:0968630804 
KITZ, Janet and Gary CASTLE. Point Pleasant Park : An Illustrated History. (Halifax, NS) : Pleasant Point Publishing, (1999). Pp (8),9-173,(3). First Edition. Double column. Illustrated throughout with b&w and colour photos .Large 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, with black lettering to grey spin e. "Before a park was even considered, citizens were coexisting with the military in their use of the park lands. This book tells of that time, and the fort-building, the founding of the park, the heather and the happenings, the summer houses, the ponds and beaches. The Point Pleasant Commission andits records, personal stories, historical documents are all part of this c olourful history. Janet Kitz and Gary Castle have been independenty focusiing on the Park for years. Janet, former Park Commissioner and the author who made the Halifax Explosion of vivid interest, keeps the reader engrossed.Gary's focus is through his camera lenses. His photographs and reproductio ns evoke and document all the moods of Point Pleasant Park." - from the cover. Preface; Chapters : 1. Pleasant Point and its Fortifications; 2. The Park Lands; 3. The Park's Beginnings; 4. Forts after 1870; 5. Purcell's Ferry(pp.73-84); 6. The Ponds; 7. The Beaches; 8. The Heather; 9. The Point Ple asant Park Commission; 10. Paying the Rent; 11. The Superintendent's Lodge;12. People; 13. Monuments; 14. The Park's Progress; 15. Park Regulars [dog s]. Very good. Signed, without inscription, by both authors. 25.00

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88 KLUDAS, Arnold HODGES, Charles (trans.) Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 5 : 1951-1976. 1st pr
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1977, ISBN:0850592658 
KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 5 : 1951-1976. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1977). Pp [1]-226. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The aim of this outstanding series is to present, for the first time in international maritime literature, a work covering all passenger ships to date of over 10,000 gross registered tons, with relevant technicaland historical data, and including photographs of the vessels. This is the fifth volume in the series and covers the period from 1951 to 1976. The '5 0s still saw the building of large passenger vessels and their service on traditional routes. However, by the end of the decade the numbers launched had steadily decreased and the dominance of the aeroplane had become established. The mid '60s onwards brought a change since the large liners coming into service were gradually being used mainly for cruising, for example the famous Canberra and Oriana of P & O covered in this volume. The traditionalpassenger routes have also altered and become centred on Africa, Asia and the Pacific. The ship of the present and for the years ahead has become thecruise liner, and the first part of the '70s has seen a renewed increase i n the numbers launched and on order. Of growing importance is the new concept of the very large car ferries often exceeding 10,000 GRT and providing an indication of the increased mobility of people in this present age. In line with the previous four volumes, the technical and historical data of each entry is clearly presented after careful research by the author. At the end of this volume is a detailed list of all those builders and owners whosenames have appeared in more abbreviated form in the first four volumes of the series'.” - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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89 KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Vols, 1,2,3,4,5. Five Volume Set
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge , 1975, 
KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 1 : 1858-1912. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1975). Pp [1]-216. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The aim of the five volumes in this outstanding series is to present, for the first time in international maritime literature, a work covering all passenger ships to date of over 10,000 gross registered tons, with relevant technical and historical data, and including photographs of the vessels. This initial volume deals with the period 1858-1912, from the first passenger ship of over 10,000 GRT to be placed in service (the Great Eastern) to those unforgettable sister-ships the Olympic and Titanic – the first of more than 40,000 GRT. Details of all the 209 vessels covered in this volume are carefully and precisely given by an author who is respected throughout the world for his shipping knowledge. As Lawrence Dunn, Vice-President of the World Ship Society, says in his foreword to this volume, 'In this unbiased approach, we see the touch of the true historian'.” - from the dj.- and - KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 2 : 191 3-1923. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1976).Pp [1]-240. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The period 1913-1923 is dealt with in this second vol ume and, although only a decade, it was one of the most turbulent in passenger ship history. Competition to produce ever-larger vessels declined between leading North Atlantic shipping companies, and for 20 years the ships ofthe Imperator-Class were the largest in the world. The First World War had a devastating effect on the passenger ship industry and many ships, among them the Britannic and Statendam, intended as flagships of the British and Dutch merchant fleets, were sunk before ever embarking on passenger voyages. With the reconstruction of passenger services at the end of the war, other nations such as Italy, entered the scene while Germany, hitherto at the forefront, played a temporarily minor role. Each vessel covered in this volume is described in detail: its builder, technical data and accommodation, together with a brief history of its period of service are given, fully supported by copious photographs,” - from the dj. - and - KLUDAS, Arnold. GreatPassenger Ships of the World. Volume 3 : 1924-1935. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1976). Pp [1]-406. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Volume 3in the series covers the years 1924-1935 and includes the introduction of the well-known superliners Normandie and Queen Mary, both of which successfully competed for the prestigious Blue Riband award for the fastest transatlantic crossing. In the lull between the two World Wars many large and famous vessels were introduced, and the period covered by this volume saw the emergence of the Brennen, Europa, Ile de France and L'Atlantique, to name but a few. As with the previous volumes a brief history highlighting the career of each vessel is given, together with detailed specifications and supporting photographs.” - from the dj. - and - KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 4 : 1936-1950. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1977). Pp [1]-232. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The years from 1936to 1950 are covered here in the fourth volume of the series. This was the period which saw the lifting of the world-wide recession of the early '30s and the introduction of the largest passenger vessels of all time, the famous Cunarder Queen Elizabeth, and the Wilhelm Gustloff, which was consideredto be the first ship built for cruising in the modern sense. The Second Wo rld War had a devastating effect on the many ships then under construction and a number were never completed or were refitted for military purposes. Alarge section deals with the troop transports which were standard types of ships commissioned expressly by the Americans to serve during the latter p art f the war years. With the ending of the war, several new passenger liners were laid down, and were soon in service on the main shipping routes alongside the surviving pre-war veterans. Although not then appreciated, this was the beginning of an era in which the dominance of the passenger liner was fast becoming threatened by the aeroplane, whose speed and efficiency would soon make it a strong and important competitor. As with previous volumes, the historical and technical data of each vessel covered has been painstakingly researched and clearly presented.” - from the dj. - and - KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 5 : 1951-1976. Translatedby Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1977). Pp [1]-226. Illus trated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “This is the fifth volume in the series and covers the period from 1951 to 1976. The '50s still saw the building of large passenger vessels and their service on traditional routes. However, by the end of the decade the numbers launched had steadily decreased and the dominance of the aeroplane hadbecome established. The mid '60s onwards brought a change since the large liners coming into service were gradually being used mainly for cruising, for example the famous Canberra and Oriana of P & O covered in this volume. The traditional passenger routes have also altered and become centred on Africa, Asia and the Pacific. The ship of the present and for the years aheadhas become the cruise liner, and the first part of the '70s has seen a ren ewed increase in the numbers launched and on order. Of growing importance is the new concept of the very large car ferries often exceeding 10,000 GRT and providing an indication of the increased mobility of people in this present age. In line with the previous four volumes, the technical and historical data of each entry is clearly presented after careful research by the author. At the end of this volume is a detailed list of all those builders and owners whose names have appeared in more abbreviated form in the first four volumes of the series'.” - from the dj. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Ex-library (spine labels, inkstamps to topedges and copyright pages), llackinmg front free endpapers, else good in b rowned and slightly nicked dustjackets. The 5-vol set for 150.00

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90 LAWRENCE, Ian. Images of Our Past series. Historic Annapolis Royal. First Edition Paperback.
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2002, ISBN:1551094193 
LAWRENCE, Ian. Historic Annapolis Royal. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (2),iii-x,[1]-158. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with purple spine. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. "Annapolis Royal, one of Nova Scotia's most historic towns, is the oldest permanent European settlement in North America north of Florida. First called Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain, it was the administrative and military centre of Acadie until its final capture by the British in 1710. Renamed in honour of Queen Anne, this spectacular little town served as Nova Scotia's capital until the founding of Halifax in 1749. This visually evocative and informative book traces the history of Annapolis Royal through its architecture, streetscapes, and industries, its public, military, and domestic life.Fort Anne, Canada's first historic park, adds to the town's visual charm, as does the fact that many of the town's historic buildigns -- including some of the oldest framed buildings in the country -- are still standing. Also treatest in images and text are the surrounding villages of Granville, Lequille, and Bear River, and of course, the replica of the 1605 Habitation of de Monts and Champlain." - from rear. Chapters : 1. The Fort; 2. The Lower Town; 3. The Upper Town; 4. The Waterfront (pp.63-84); 5. The Fires (pp.85-96); 6. Granville; 7. Lequille and Beyond; 8. The People. Of nautical interest there are photos of the following vessels: the tern schooners Katherine V. Mills, F.C. Lockhart, Beechland, Mapleland, Margaret May Riley, Jean F. Anderson, the schooners Preference and Emma E. Putter, the steamers Empress, City of Monticello, and Azorian, the barques John Johnson, Carrie L. Smith, Douglas and Annapolis, the barquentineGlenafton, as well as a few packets, ferries, wharf & dock scenes. Very good. 15.00

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91 LAWSON, William, Mrs. PIERS, Harry, ed. History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax County, Nova Scotia
Morton & Co., Halifax , 1893, 
LAWSON, William, Mrs. History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown; Halifax County, N.S. (Akins Historical Prize Essay). Edited by Harry Piers. Halifax : Morton & Co., 1893. Pp (2),[iii]-vi,(2),[1]-260,frontispiece. 8vo, green cloth. Morley p.100, Rhodenizer p.565. “In writing the history of townships like Dartmouth, Preston, and Lawrencetown, the author , owing to the narrowness of the field, has frequently to treat of subjects which would not be touched in a more comprehensive account. This necessity of dealing with minutiae leads to the introduction of tales and other minor traditions, which often have greater interest than a less particular narrative, as the details of a novel possess more charms than a discription [sic] of the plot alone or a mere résumé of the story. The annals of Dartmouthand its sister townships, contain several tales of a by-gone age, whose recital has often brought tears to humble eyes and which may yet have a charm for a more general and critical audience.” - from the Preface.

Contents : History of Township of Dartmouth : 1. From the First Settlement Until the Departure of the Quakers (pp 1-23). 2. The Shubenacadie Canal (pp 24-38). 3.Ferries (pp 39-59). 4. From the Departure of the Quakers in 1792 Until the Present Time (pp 60-69). 5. Church History (pp 70-88). 6. Description, Etc ., of the Country Surrounding the Town (pp 89-111). 7. Present Industries and Railway (pp 112-124). 8. Tales (pp 125-148). History of Township of Preston : 1. From the First Grant in 1784 Until the Arrival of the Maroons in 1796 (pp 151-160). 2. The Maroons and Maroon Hall (pp 161-184). 3. History Subsequent to the Departure of the Maroons, Including Church History (pp 185-198). 4. Remarks on Some of the Early Settlers (pp 199-220). 5. Tales, Etc. (pp 221-243). History of Lawrencetown (pp 247-258). Freshly repaired & rebacked with new endpapers. Very good, clean and tight, in original cloth. 350.00

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92 LAWSON, William, Mrs. PIERS, Harry, ed. History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax County, Nova Scotia. Mika Reprint
Mika, Belleville, ON, 1972, ISBN:0919302513 
LAWSON, William, Mrs. History of the Townships of Dartmouth, Preston and Lawrencetown, Halifax County, Nova Scotia. Edited by Harry Piers. Belleville,Ontario : Mika Studio, 1972. Reprint. Pp (10),[iii]vi,[1]-260, frontispiec e. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Morley p.100, Rhodenizer p.565, Dagg, The Feminine Gaze : A Canadian Compendium of Non-Fiction Women Authors and Their Books, 1836-1945. pp.165-166.. “In writing the history of townships like Dartmouth, Preston, and Lawrencetown, the author, owing to the narrowness of the field, has frequently to treat of subjects which would not be touched in a more comprehensive account. This necessity of dealing with minutiae leads to the introduction of tales and other minor traditions, which often have greater interest than a less particular narrative, as the details of a novel possess more charms than a discription [sic] of the plot alone or a mere résumé of the story. The annals of Dartmouth and its sister townships, contain several tales of a by-gone age, whoserecital has often brought tears to humble eyes and which may yet have a ch arm for a more general and critical audience.” - from the Preface. Contents: History of Township of Dartmouth : 1. From the First Settlement Until th e Departure of the Quakers (pp 1-23). 2. The Shubenacadie Canal (pp 24-38).3. Ferries (pp 39-59). 4. From the Departure of the Quakers in 1792 Until the Present Time (pp 60-69). 5. Church History (pp 70-88). 6. Description, Etc., of the Country Surrounding the Town (pp 89-111). 7. Present Industries and Railway (pp 112-124). 8. Tales (pp 125-148). History of Township of Preston : 1. From the First Grant in 1784 Until the Arrival of the Maroons in 1796 (pp 151-160). 2. The Maroons and Maroon Hall (pp 161-184). 3. History Subsequent to the Departure of the Maroons, Including Church History (pp 185-198). 4. Remarks on Some of the Early Settlers (pp 199-220). 5. Tales, Etc. (pp 221-243). History of Lawrencetown (pp 247-258). Very good 75.00

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93 LEGER, Maurice A. LeBLANC, Ronnie-Gilles Images of our Past series Shédiac Historique / Historic Shédiac
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2003, ISBN:155109455X 
LEGER, Maurice A. et Ronnie-Gilles LeBLANC. Shédiac Historique / Historic Shédiac. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (3),iv-viii,[1]-126,(2, credits). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with brown spine. A volume in the Images de notre passé / Images of our Past series. With nearly 200 photos. "In 2003, Shediac celebrated two important anniversaries: a bicentennial and a centennial. The year 2003 marked the bicentennial of the 1803 arrival of the Acadian pioneer families within the actual boundaries of the town. Shediac is also celebratingthe centennial of its incorporation as a town on January 7, 1903, by a pro clamation of L.J. Tweedie, the lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick. The first mayor was Dr. Lucien J. Belliveau." -rear cover. Chapitres / Chapters: 1. Scènes urbaines / Urban Scenes; 2. Le transport / Transportation (pp.13-34, including photos of the ferries Princess of Wales, Empress, and Northumberland and aircraft including many flying boats); 3. Commerces et industries / Businesses and Industries; 4. Les édifices et les gens qui les ont fait vivre / Buildings and The People Who Made Them Live; 5. Station balnéaireet lieu de villégiature / Summer Resort and Tourism; 6. Sporte et loisirs / Sport and Recreation; 7. Événements et fêtes populaires / Special Events and Visits. Very good. 17.00

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94 LOTZ, Pat and Jim. Islands Series Cape Breton Island. First Edition in dustjacket.
Douglas, David & Charles, Vancouver , 1974, ISBN:0889140189 
LOTZ, Pat and Jim LOTZ. Cape Breton Island. Vancouver : Douglas, David & Charles, (1974). First Printing. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (6),7-208, including 16 of plates. Maps & tables. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Vaison p.50, Tennyson 22, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniania 66, MacDonald A Bibliography of Victoria County 142. In the Islands Series. "Although only eighty feet of water now separate it from the mainland, Cape Breton Island, offthe coast of Nova Scotia, has retained much of the peace and beauty which originally attracted settlers, in search of a better life, to the New World. Today, despite the new era of industrial development heralded by the building of the Canso Causeway, the island, with its almost undisturbed countryside, wooded hills, tranquil lakes and quiet river valleys, is still able to give the twentieth-century city dweller a glimpse of traditional rural life. "It is a region rich in natural beauty where spectacular views and dramatic scenes, such as Cape Smoky dropping sheer to the sea with 'its foot washed by waves and its summit shrouded in clouds, are common- place. Wild life, too, is abundant - in the Highlands National Park caribou and moose roam free, the lynx still inhabits the remoter wooded parts, and the white-tailed deer is an important big-game species; and there are birds in plenty, most notably the bald eagle, the official symbol of the USA. Salmon and trout are found in many rivers. "But the interest of the island is not limited to these aspects. Its varied history can be traced from the Micmac Indians,through the early pioneers and settlers, to Colonial times - the great for tress of Louisbourg, now in the process of being restored, stands as a reminder of Anglo-French hostilities over Canada in the eighteenth century. Cape Breton Island's diverse heritage also makes for an interesting blend of local life to which Indians, French and Scots all contribute the distinctiveflavour of their respective traditions. "The island attracts an increasing number of visitors each year and excellent facilities exist for both touri ng and sporting activities, The Cabot Trail, which loops 184 miles around the northern finger, provides a magnificent scenic route, whilst hiking, fishing, and canoeing are all popular pursuits. "Professor Lotz and his wife have produced an informative and entertaining book covering the physical environment, history and general life of the island with a thoroughness that will satisfy tourist, geographer and island enthusiast alike." from the dj. Chapters : 1. The Physical Environment - Geology and Physiography - Climateand Weather - Vegetation - Wild Life, 2. History - European Discovery and Exploration - Colonial Period - Scottish Immigration - Industrial History; 3. Communications - Shipping (pp.63-75: - Ferries - Lighthouses - The ArrowIncident [the oil tanker wrecked on Cerebrus Rock, February 4, 1970] - Sup erport and Supertankers - Lake and Coastal Steamers) - Flying Machines - Telecommunications - Roads - Railways; 4. Making a Living in Rural Areas - Fishing - Agriculture - Forestry - Communities and Co-operatives; 5. Making aLiving in Industrial Areas - Migration and Employment - The Steel Industry - Coal Mining - The Cape Breton Development Corporation - The Point Tupper - Port Hawkesbury Industrial Complex - The Glace Bay Heavy Water Plant - T ourism; 6. The Social Environment - Population Growth and Distribution - Local Government - Welfare Services - Education - Health Services; 7. The People and Their Beliefs - The Indians - The Acadians - The Scots - Other Incomers - Religion (Roman Catholics - Presbyterians - Anglicans - Other Denominations) - Legends, Natural and Supernatural (Witchcraft and Second-Sight -A Folk Hero [Angus MacAskill] - Treasure [Alex Storm and Le Chameau]); 8. The Visitor's Island - Getting to the Island - Getting around the Island - Accomodation - Museums - Hunting and Fishing - The Cabot Trail - Cape Breton Highlands National Park - The Fortress of Louisbourg - Tourist Information. With bibliography and index. Very good in dustjacket 25.00

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95 LOTZ, Pat and Jim. Islands Series Cape Breton Island. First Edition in dustjacket. Signed
Douglas, David & Charles, Vancouver, 1974, ISBN:0889140189 
LOTZ, Pat and Jim LOTZ. Cape Breton Island. Vancouver : Douglas, David & Charles, (1974). First Printing. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (6),7-208, including 16 of plates. Maps & tables. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Vaison p.50, Tennyson 22, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniania 66, MacDonald A Bibliography of Victoria County 142. In the Islands Series. "Although only eighty feet of water now separate it from the mainland, Cape Breton Island, offthe coast of Nova Scotia, has retained much of the peace and beauty which originally attracted settlers, in search of a better life, to the New World. Today, despite the new era of industrial development heralded by the building of the Canso Causeway, the island, with its almost undisturbed countryside, wooded hills, tranquil lakes and quiet river valleys, is still able to give the twentieth-century city dweller a glimpse of traditional rural life. "It is a region rich in natural beauty where spectacular views and dramatic scenes, such as Cape Smoky dropping sheer to the sea with 'its foot washed by waves and its summit shrouded in clouds, are common- place. Wild life, too, is abundant - in the Highlands National Park caribou and moose roam free, the lynx still inhabits the remoter wooded parts, and the white-tailed deer is an important big-game species; and there are birds in plenty, most notably the bald eagle, the official symbol of the USA. Salmon and trout are found in many rivers. "But the interest of the island is not limited to these aspects. Its varied history can be traced from the Micmac Indians,through the early pioneers and settlers, to Colonial times - the great for tress of Louisbourg, now in the process of being restored, stands as a reminder of Anglo-French hostilities over Canada in the eighteenth century. Cape Breton Island's diverse heritage also makes for an interesting blend of local life to which Indians, French and Scots all contribute the distinctiveflavour of their respective traditions. "The island attracts an increasing number of visitors each year and excellent facilities exist for both touri ng and sporting activities, The Cabot Trail, which loops 184 miles around the northern finger, provides a magnificent scenic route, whilst hiking, fishing, and canoeing are all popular pursuits. "Professor Lotz and his wife have produced an informative and entertaining book covering the physical environment, history and general life of the island with a thoroughness that will satisfy tourist, geographer and island enthusiast alike." from the dj. Chapters : 1. The Physical Environment - Geology and Physiography - Climateand Weather - Vegetation - Wild Life, 2. History - European Discovery and Exploration - Colonial Period - Scottish Immigration - Industrial History; 3. Communications - Shipping (pp.63-75: - Ferries - Lighthouses - The ArrowIncident [the oil tanker wrecked on Cerebrus Rock, February 4, 1970] - Sup erport and Supertankers - Lake and Coastal Steamers) - Flying Machines - Telecommunications - Roads - Railways; 4. Making a Living in Rural Areas - Fishing - Agriculture - Forestry - Communities and Co-operatives; 5. Making aLiving in Industrial Areas - Migration and Employment - The Steel Industry - Coal Mining - The Cape Breton Development Corporation - The Point Tupper - Port Hawkesbury Industrial Complex - The Glace Bay Heavy Water Plant - T ourism; 6. The Social Environment - Population Growth and Distribution - Local Government - Welfare Services - Education - Health Services; 7. The People and Their Beliefs - The Indians - The Acadians - The Scots - Other Incomers - Religion (Roman Catholics - Presbyterians - Anglicans - Other Denominations) - Legends, Natural and Supernatural (Witchcraft and Second-Sight -A Folk Hero [Angus MacAskill] - Treasure [Alex Storm and Le Chameau]); 8. The Visitor's Island - Getting to the Island - Getting around the Island - Accomodation - Museums - Hunting and Fishing - The Cabot Trail - Cape Breton Highlands National Park - The Fortress of Louisbourg - Tourist Information. With bibliography and index. Very good in nicked dustjacket. Signed without inscription by both authors on the flyleaf. 35.00

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96 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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97 M.V. Fantasia). HENDY, John. PLATNER, Warren. WALLER, Keith Fantasia
Ferry Publications, Staplehurst, Kent, 1990, ISBN:0951350625 
(M.V. Fantasia). Fantasia. (Staplehurst, Kent : Ferry Publications), n.d. [1990s]. Pp 1-20. Illustrated. Triple Column/ Oblong small 8vo, illustrated blue stapled card covers. Contents : Introduction (by Bill Moses); A Frenchpoint of view (by Armand Tubol); Sealink on the Dover Strrait (by John Hen dy); Fantasia - The Challenge of the 90's (by John Hendy); 'A floating world' (by Warren Platner); 'The Ultimate Channel Ferry' (by Tony Hinchliffe); 'Largest ever conversion' ,(by Don Ripley); Texchnical innovations (by Keith Waller); 'Second to none' (by Capt. Barry Thompson). Very good. 15.00

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98 M.V. William Carson M.V. William Carson in Daily Passenger Service Between North Sydney, N.S. and Port aux Basques, Nfld. 1965
Canadian National , 1965, 
(M.V. William Carson). M.V. William Carson in Daily Passenger Service Between North Sydney, N.S. and Port aux Basques, Nfld. 1965. N.pl.: Canadian National, 1965. Pp (6). Illustrated. Map. Small 8vo, single sheet folded twicemaking 6 panels. Daily ferry schedule along with passenger, vehicle, berth and cabin accommodation rates. Rubbed, else very good. 10.00

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99 MacFADYEN, Janet Newfoundland Journal : poetry
Killick Press, St. John's, 2009, ISBN:9781897174371 
MacFADYEN, Janet. A Newfoundland Journal : poetry. St. John's : Killick Press, 2009. Pp (6),1-57,(5). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in black and white. "A Newfoundland Journal is a book-length poem drawn from the author's travels through the province's western edges in 2003. Janet MacFadyen is "from away," and the poem weaves disparate images of RV-packed ferries and backpack-loaded tourists with stories of courage and resilience from the long and continued history of Newfoundland. Through the eyes of the speaker and the voices of Newfoundlanders, the poem investigates our notions of history and belonging, as well as our position in the natural world. Ultimately, this is a poetry of spiritual connection to time and landscape."(from the back cover. Very good. 10.00

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100 MacMULLEN, Jerry HANNA, Phil Townsend, foreword MacMULLEN, Jerry Paddle-Wheel Days in California. 5th pr.
Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1946, 
MacMULLEN, Jerry. Paddle-Wheel Days in California. Illustrated by the author. [Foreword by Phil Townsend Hanna]. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, (Oct. 1946). Fifth Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-xiv,[1]-157,(3), + 12 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth spine with green cloth boards. Contents: 1. A Ship Came In from Russia; 2. Around the Horn; 3. Dog Eat Dog; 4.One Should Not Take Liberties With Steam; 5. The Slim Princess; 6. Up Rive r to the South; 7. The Steamers Leave at Four; 8. Tricks of the Trade; 9. The River Has Teeth; 10. Up Bar! Down Bar!; 11. Beyond the Head of Navigation; 12. "You Get Off Here, Mister!"; 13. Deep Beneath Lake Mead; 14. "The Boats Are All on Fire!"; 15. The River Grows Dark; 16. And Then There Were the Ferries. With numerous appendices. Some light wear to spine ends, else vg. 20.00

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