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1 Stewiacke, Nova Scotia PATTERSON, George CREELMAN, Samuel ARCHIBALD, Adams George Celebration of the 100th Anniversary, of the Settlement of Stewiacke! Held on October 6th, 1880.
Guardian Newspaper & Job Printing Office, Truro, N.S., 1880, 
(Stewiacke, N.S.). Celebration of the 100th Anniversary, of the Settlement of Stewiacke! Held on October 6th, 1880. Truro, N.S.: The Guardian Newspaper & Job Printing Office, 1880. Pp [1]-64, including covers. 8vo, printed white stapled wrappers. Contents : Introductory Sketch; The Addresses : Warden Tupper's Address; Hon. Samuel Creelman.s Address (with Addenda A list of heads of families; Addenda B list of deaths; Addenda C list of name of Province Tax Assessment); Rev. Dr. Sedgewick's Address; Lieut.-Governor Archibald's Address; Early Religious History of Eastern Nova Scotia (by Rev.George Patterson); Rev. D.W.C. Dimock's Address; Appendix A List of Prof essional men, members of parliament, etc., natives of Upper and Middle Stewiacke; Appendix B Complete list of the Elders of Upper and Middle Stewiacke. Heavy foxing to front cover, lighter foxing to back cover, staples rusted, some edgewear and a few tears, else a good, partially unopened copy. Asis. 180.00

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2 Nova Scotia Historical Society HILL, George W. ARCHIBALD, Adams G. AKINS, T.B. Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society for the years 1878-1884, Volumes 1-4. Mika reprint
Mika Publishing Company, Belleville, Ontario , 1976, ISBN:0919303129 1976 0919303129 / 9780919303126 
(Nova Scotia Historical Society). Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society for the years 1878-1884. Belleville, Ontario : Mika Publishing Com pany, 1976. Pp (8),[1]-140, [1]-160,[1]-208,[1]-258,(2). Thick 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.

A facsimile reprint of the first four volumes of the Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, originally published between 1879 and 1885.

Contents :
Vol. I :
"History of St. Paul's Church" by George W. Hill (pp 35-58);
"Nicholson's Journal of the Capture of Annapolis in 1710" (pp 59-104);
"An Account of Nova Scotia in 1743" (pp 105-109);
"Papers relating to Trials for Treason in 1776-7" (pp 110-118);
"Thomas's Diary of the Expedition of 1755 against the Acadians" (pp 119-140).

Vol. II :
"The First Council" by T. B. Akins (pp 17-30);
"Journal of Witherspoon" (pp 31-62);
"History of St. Paul's Church" by George W. Hill (pp 63-99);
"Memoir of the Rev. James Murdoch: 1767-1799"; (pp 100-109);
"Memoir of Sir Alexander Croke [1758-1843]" by Adams G. Archibald (pp 110-128);
"Papers relating to the Acadian French" (pp 129-160).

Vol. III :
"History of St. Paul's Church" by Rev. George W. Hill (pp 13-70);
"Journal of Colonel John Winslow" (pp 71-196);
"Government House at Halifax" by A. G. Archibald (pp 197-208).

Vol. IV :
"Biographical Sketch and papers connected with the administration of Samuel Vetch, 1710-13" (pp 11-112);
"Winslow's Journal at the Siege of Beausejour" (pp 113-246);
"The Province Building" (pp 247- 258).

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Very good.50.00

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3 ADAMS, George Essay on Electricity, explaining The Theory and Practice of that useful Science; and the mode of applying it to Medical Purposes. With an Essay on Magnetism. The Second Edition.
1785, 1785 
ADAMS, George. An Essay on Electricity, explaining The Theory and Practice of that useful Science; and the mode of applying it to Medical Purposes. With an Essay on Magnetism. The Second Edition. Corrected and Considerably Enlarged. London: Printed at the Logographic Press for the Author, 1785. 8vo.(9" x 5 3/4"), engraved frontispiece, plates. Pp. [2 leaves], [v] - x, [1] - 476, [8 leaves] (index plus five page catalogue of instruments) followed by 7 p lates (6 folding). Original paper-covered boards.

Contents:
Of Electricity in general; Of the electrical machine, with directions for exciting it;
The properties of electric attraction and repulsion illustrated by experiments with light bodies;
Entertaining experiments by the attraction and repulsion of light bodies, with some remarks on electrical attraction;
Of the electrical sparks;
Of the electrified points;
Of the Leyden phial;
Of the electrical battery, and the lateral explosion of charged jars;
Of the influence of pointed conductors for buildings;
To charge a plate of air;
Of the electrophorus;
Of atmospherical electricity;
Of the diffusion and subdivision of fluids by electricity;
Of the electric light in vacuo;
Of medical electricity;
Miscellaneous experiments and observations;
An essay on magnetism.

George Adams the younger (1750–1795) was an English optician and writer. He was mathematical instrument maker to George III of England, succeeding his father George Adams in the post. He also made globes.
At end of the present edition is a catalogue (with prices) 'of Mathematical and Philosophical Instruments, Made and Sold by George Adams...'

Boards worn, spotted and soiled, the most part of paper spine lost. Some scattered foxing throughout, some off-setting, else very good. 1,200.00

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4 ADAMS, Morley BORROW, George In the Footsteps of Borrow and Fitzgerald. no dj
Jarrold & Sons, 1915, 
[BORROW, George] ADAMS, Morley. In the Footsteps of Borrow and Fitzgerald. L.: Jarrold & Sons, n.d. Pp. 262. Port. frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. One plate partially detached, spine slightly faded, some foxing to edges, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 30.00

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5 MacASKILL, W.R. ADAMS, George Matthew, intro. Out of Halifax : A Collection of Sea Pictures. First Edition
Derrydale Press, New York, 1937, 
MacASKILL, W.R. Out of Halifax : A Collection of Sea Pictures. With an Introduction by George Matthew Adams. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. First Edition. Pp (214). Illustrated. 4to, blue and grey cloth. Limited to 950 numbered copies for the United States and 450 for Canada. Siegel, et al., The Derrydale Press : A Bibliography 123. Copy no.269. Some wear to edges, spine ends and corners, browning to fore- and top-edges of front board, faint spotting to front board, endpapers and pastedowns, else very good. 300.00

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