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1 VINTER, Dorothy Dalhousie Review 36:4 BECK, J. Murray DWORKIN, Martin S. Acadians in Exile in England 1756-1763. An article in the The Dalhousie Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 1957
Review Publishing Company Limited, Halifax , 1957, 
VINTER, Dorothy. "The Acadians in Exile in England 1756-1763." An article in the The Dalhousie Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 1957, pp 344-353. Halifax : The Review Publishing Company Limited , 1957. Pp (4),[323]-444. 8vo, yellow card covers. Also : Sir Robert Holland's “Suez and the U.N.O.”; Jack Wilcox's “Planned Spontaneity: The Grey Flannel Election”; M.W. Burke-Gaffney's “An Astronomer Looks at Florence”; J. Murray Beck's “The Nomination of Candidates in Nova Scotia”; A.J.W. Myers's “Flowers in Shakespeare”; C. Friedlander's “Early Notes on Acadian Geology”; N.L. Burnette's “Flight from Florida”; F. Fraser Bond's “America's Premier “First Night” - 1608”; Martin S. Dworkin's “Orpheus in the Underworld”; T.N.S. Lennam's “A Nightingale Amongst the China”; plus poetry and reviews. Very good. For the whole issue 20.00

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2 Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society WAITE, P.B. BECK, J. Murray CAMERON, J.M. Collections of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volume 40
Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society / Printed for the Society by Kentville Publishing, Kentville, 1980, 
(Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society). Collections of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volume 40. (Kentville) : Printed for the Society by Kentville Publishing Company Limited, 1980. Pp [1]-229,(3). 8vo, light blue card covers. Contents: "Howe and the B.N.A. Act: The Final Disillusionment of a Statesman of Empire" by J. Murray Beck; "The Steelmasters: Forrest MacKay (1834-1917), Graham Fraser (1846-1915), and Thomas Cantley (1857-1945)"by J. M. Cameron; "Rev. John Payzant: Henry Alline's Successor" by Brian C uthbertson; "Along the Shores of Saint Mary's Bay" by A. J. Deveau; "Confines, Wards and Dungeons" by R. E. Kroll; "The Brothers Hind" by G. F. G. Stanley & L. C. C. Stanley; "The Electric Street Railway: Halifax's Symbol of Municipal Worth" by R. D. Tennant; "John Sparrow Thompson and Son: The Halifax Youth of a Prime Minister, 1845-67" by P. B. Waite; "Bibliography of the Works of C. Bruce Fergusson" by Karen Smith. Name, else very good. 15.00

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3 Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society CUTHBERTSON, Brian C. FINGARD, Judith BECK, J. Murray Collections of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volume 43
Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, 1991, 
Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society. Collections of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Volume 43. Halifax: Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1991. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-203,(5). 8vo, white card covers. Contents: 1. "University Women of the Great War Generation" by Judith Fingard; 2. "JamesCranswick Tory: The Premier Who Never Was" by J. Murray Beck; 3. "'Someone wants the Doctor': Maria L. Angwin, M.D. (1849-1898)" by Lois K. Kernaghan ; 4. "To Promote the Purity of Elections: The Conduct of Elections from Representative to Responsible Government" by Brian C. Cuthbertson; 5. "Forty Years at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia" by Phyllis R. Blakely; 6. "Bishop John Cameron - Political Prelate" by Raymond A. MacLean; 7. "A Man and His Lawyer: the Friendship of J.F.W. Desbarres and Richard Gibbons" by BarryCahill; 8. "Two Scandals in Academe" by Henry Roper; 9. "The Duke's Innova tion: Early Communications Systems in Atlantic Canada 1794-1815" by James H. Morrison; 10. "Genealogical Research in Nova Scotia, 1951-1987" by Allan E. Marble and Terrence M. Punch. Very good. 15.00

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4 COOK, Gregory M. (ed.) OLIVER, W.P., Rev. BECK, J. Murray Crier : Atlantic Canada's Monthly News Magazine. Vol. 1, No. 1, July, 1964
Crier Publications Ltd., Dartmouth, N.S., 1964, 
COOK, Gregory M. (ed.). The Crier : Atlantic Canada's Monthly News Magazine. Vol. 1, No. 1, July, 1964. Dartmouth, N.S.: Crier Publications Ltd., 1964. Pp 1-40. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : Atlantic Provinces Union? (pp 3-5); Our Horse and Buggy Parliament (by J. Murray Beck, pp 9-10, 13-14, 37); The Negro in Nova Scotia (by Rev. W.P.Oliver, pp 12-13); and more, including sections on art, theatre, and poetr y. Very good. 20.00

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5 BECK, J. Murray Evolution of Municipal Government in Nova Scotia 1749-1973 : A Study Prepared for the Nova Scotia Royal Commission on Education, Public Services and Provincial-Municipal Relations. First Edition
1973, 
BECK, J. Murray. The Evolution of Municipal Government in Nova Scotia 1749-1973 : A Study Prepared for the Nova Scotia Royal Commission on Education, Public Services and Provincial-Municipal Relations. [Halifax} : Nova ScotiaRoyal Commission on Education, Public Services and Provincial-Municipal Re lations, September 1973. First Edition. Pp (4),5-60. Double column. Large 8vo, black plastic comb-bound white cardcovers. Dr. James Murray Beck (b. December 2, 1914, Lunenburg - d. June 30, 2011, Halifax) scholar abd historian. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Determining the style in municipal government: 1758-1830. 3. Efforts to introduce grass-roots influence into local government between 1830 and 1867: mostly a period of frustration. 4. Establishment of the basic municipal structure: 1867-1888, 5. Provincial-municipalrelations in general: 1879-1973. 6. The units of local government: 1879-19 73. 7. Municipal financial resources. 8. Municipal responsibilities and expenditures. 9. Conclusion. Very good. 15.00

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6 BECK, J. Murray Evolution of Municipal Government in Nova Scotia 1749-1973.
1973, 
BECK, J. Murray. The Evolution of Municipal Government in Nova Scotia 1749-1973. N.pl.: Nova Scotia Royal Commission on Education, Public Services andProvincial-Municipal Relations, September 1973. Pp (4),5-60. 4to, green st apled card covers. Vg. 20.00

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7 BECK, J.Murray Canadian Government Series No.08 Government of Nova Scotia. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1957, 
BECK, J. Murray. The Government of Nova Scotia. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1957. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,[1]-372. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Vaison pp.5,35, &c., Rhodenizer p.146. No.8 in the Canadian Government Series. Contents: Foreword by R. MacGregor Dawson (pp.vii-viii); Preface. Part I. Colonial Government to 1830. 1. The Basic Decisions in Nova Scotian Government; 2. Actors on the Governmental Stage; 3. The Executive Function; 4. The Legislative Function; 5. The Judicial Function. Part II. Colonial Government from 1830 to 1867. 6. The Executive Function; 7. The Legislative Function; 8. The Judicial Function; 9. Local Government.Part III. Provincial Government. 10. Confederation; 11. Political Parties; 12. The Lieutenant-Governor; 13. The Executive Council; 14. The Administra tion; 15. The Legislative Council; 16. The House of Assembly: Representation and Personnel; 17. The House of Assembly: Procedure; 18. The Judiciary; 19. Municipal Government; 20. Nova Scotia in Canadian Federation. Appendices: A. Governors, Lieutenant-Governors, and Administrators of Nova Scotia (1749-86); B. Lieutenant-Governors and Administrators (1786-1867); C. A Nova Scotian Family Compact; D. Lieutenant-Governors Since Confederation; E. NovaScotian Ministries under Responsible Government; F. Results of General Ele ctions; G. Popular Vote by Parties; H. Cabinet Representation by Regions; I. Number of Ministers with Portfolio in the Provincial Governments (1876-1918); J. Age Brackets of Legislative Councillors; K. Legislative Record of the Council During Two Three-Year Periods; L. Ages of Assemblymen; M. Occupations of Assemblymen; N. Action of the Assembly on Bills (1946-55). With index. Name inked to ffep, else very good in nicked, edgeworn dustjacket. 30.00

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8 BECK, J. Murray Maritime Union Study History of Maritime Union : A Study in Frustration. First Edition, Signed.
Maritime Union Study, Fredericton, 1969, 
BECK, Dr. J. Murray. The History of Maritime Union : A Study in Frustration. (Fredericton : Maritime Union Study, 1969). First Edition. Pp. 55. 8vo, stapled white printedcard covers. Dr. James Murray Beck (b. December 2, 1914, Lunenburg - d. June 30, 2011, Halifax) scholar abd historian. Covers lightly rubbed, else very good. Signed by Dr Beck on the front cover. 15.00

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9 HOWE, Joseph). BECK, J. Murray Carleton Library 020 BECK, J. Murray Joseph Howe : Voice of Nova Scotia. First Edition
McClelland and Stewart, 1964, 
(HOWE, Joseph). BECK, J. Murray. Joseph Howe : Voice of Nova Scotia. A Selection Edited and with an Introduction by... Toronto : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1964). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]214,(2). 12mo, white pocketbook with red title bar to spine. The Carleton Library, No. 20. Spadoni & Donnelly 1729. Dr. James Murray Beck (b. December 2, 1914, Lunenburg - d. June 30, 2011, Halifax) scholar abd historian. Name to front cover, else very good. 9.00

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10 BECK, J. Murray Canadian Historical Association, Historical Booklet No. 17 HOWE, Joseph Joseph Howe Anti-Confederate. 2nd Printing
Canadian Historical Association, Ottawa , 1968, 
BECK, J. Murray. Joseph Howe Anti-Confederate. Ottawa : Canadian HistoricalAssociation, 1968. Second Printing. Pp [1]-20. 8vo, brown wrappers. Canadi an Historical Association Historical Booklet No. 17. Dr. James Murray Beck (b. December 2, 1914, Lunenburg - d. June 30, 2011, Halifax) scholar abd historian. Very good.NOTE: Shipping will be less for this slim item. 10.00

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11 HOWE, Joseph). BECK, J. Murray BECK, J. Murray Joseph Howe. Volume I. Conservative Reformer 1804-1848. signed, pbk
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1984, ISBN:0773504451 
(HOWE, Joseph). BECK J. Murray. Joseph Howe. Volume I. Conservative Reformer 1804-1848. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, (1984). First paperback Printing. Pp (4),[v]-[xii],[3]-389,(1). Illustrated. 8vo,illustrated blue card covers with white spine. Pp. 169-172 nearly detached , some spine creasing, else good. Signed and inscribed by Beck on the titlepage. 15.00

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12 WAITE, Peter B., Sandra OXNER, and Thomas BARNES, (eds.). FINGARD, Judith BECK, J.Murray PRICHARD, Michael J. Law in a Colonial Society : The Nova Scotia Experience- Dalhousie / Berkeley Lectures on Legal History. Papers Presented at the Dalhousie / Berkeley Lectures on Legal History. February 25, 26, and March 11, 12, 1983
Carswell Company Limited, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0459364200 
WAITE, Peter B., Sandra OXNER, and Thomas BARNES, (eds.). Law in a ColonialSociety : The Nova Scotia Experience- Dalhousie / Berkeley Lectures on Leg al History. Papers Presented at the Dalhousie / Berkeley Lectures on Legal History. February 25, 26, and March 11, 12, 1983. Toronto, Canada : The Carswell Company Limited, 1984. First Edition. Pp (2),iii-xii,1-212. 8vo, bluecloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents : Foreword: The importa nce of further researcn on Nova Scotia legal history (by Chief Justice lan M. MacKeigan); Preface;"As Near as May be Agreeable to the Laws of this Kingdom": Legal Birthright and Legal Baggage at Chebucto, 1749 (by Prof. Thomas G. Barnes); Law and the Legal System in Mid--Eighteenth Century New England (by Prof. David T. Konig); 1750 Crime at Sea: Admiralty Sessions and theBackground to Later Colonial Jurisdiction (by Michael J. Prichard, Esq.); The Evolution of the Lower Court of Nova Scotia (by Her Honour Judge SandraE. Oxner); Jailbirds in Victorian Halifax (by Prof. Judith Fingard); "The Laws are Like Cobwebs": Popular Resistance to Authority in Mid-Nineteenth Century British North America (by Prof. Michael S. Cross); The Rise and Fallol tne Attorney General in Nova Scotia (by Prof. James Murray Beck); The N ova Scotia Influence on the Supreme Court of Canada (by Prof. James Snell);An Attorney General of Nova Scotia: Aspects of Law and Society in the Regi me ol John S.D. Thompson, 1878-1882 (by Prof. Peter B. Waite); Appendix: "Nova Scotia's Blackstone" on the Origins ot Nova Scotia Law. [Lecture by Beamish Murdoch, Q.C., 29 August 1863]; An Historical Review of Nova Scotia Legal Literature; a select Bibliography (ompiled by Shirley Elliott). Name, else very good. 60.00

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13 BECK, J. Murray. Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science 20:4 Party System in Nova Scotia
Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, 1954, 
BECK, J. Murray. "The Party System in Nova Scotia." Reprint from The Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Vol. XX, No. 4, Nov., 1954, pp. 514-530. Lg 8vo, brown stapled wrappers. Corner crease, else very good.8.00

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14 BECK, J. Murray. DALHOUSIE, Lord). KEMPT, James, Sir). PREVOST, George, Sir). Politics of Nova Scotia I. Volume I. Nicholson - Fielding 1710-1896. 1st in dj
Four East Publications, Tantallon, 1985, ISBN:0920427049 
BECK, J. Murray. Politics of Nova Scotia. Volume I. Nicholson - Fielding 1710-1896. (Tantallon : Four East Publications, November 1985). First Edition. Pp (4), [5]-300. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. Vol.I Chapters : 1. The Neutral Acadians of Nova Scotia; 2. The Pre-Loyalists in Politics; 3. The Loyalists in Politics; 4. Four Military Governors and Political Quiet [Lt. General Sir George Prevost, Sir John Coape Sherbrooke, George Ramsay (Lord Dalhousie), and Sir James Kempt]; 5. "Not a Pane of Glass Broken"; 6. Nova Scotia a Normal School?; 7. "This Crazy Confederacy": Rejection and Acceptance; 8. Political Misfits: Hill and Holmes [P.C. Hill and Simon H. Holmes]; 9. Fielding Establishes Himself; 10. Fielding: Political Master of the Province; 11. 186 Years of Politics. With an index. Name, else vg in dj. 25.00

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15 BECK, J. Murray DALHOUSIE, Lord KEMPT, James, Sir PREVOST, George, Sir Politics of Nova Scotia. First Edition set in dustjackets
Four East Publications, Tantallon, 1985, 
BECK, J. Murray. Politics of Nova Scotia. Volume I. Nicholson - Fielding 1710-1896 / Volume II. Murray - Buchanan 1896-1988. (Tantallon, Nova Scotia) : Four East Publications, 1985 / 1988. First Editions. Pp (4),[5]-300; (8),[7]-438. Illustrated. 8vo, black / burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to fronts and spines.
Vol.I

Chapters :
1. The Neutral Acadians of Nova Scotia;
2. The Pre-Loyalists in Politics;
3. The Loyalists in Politics;
4. Four Military Governors and Political Quiet [Lt. General Sir George Prevost, Sir John Coape Sherbrooke, George Ramsay (Lord Dalhousie), and Sir James Kempt];
5. "Not a Pane of Glass Broken";
6. Nova Scotia a Normal School?;
7. "This Crazy Confederacy": Rejection and Acceptance;
8. Political Misfits: Hill and Holmes [P.C. Hill and Simon H. Holmes];
9. Fielding Establishes Himself;
10. Fielding: Political Master of the Province;
11. 186 Years of Politics.
With an index.

Vol.II Chapters :
1. George Murray: The Early Years;
2. Murray: The Middle Years;
3. Murray: The Later Years;
4. Armstrong and the Liberal Débacle;
5. Rhodes and Harrington: A Conservative Interlude;
6. Angus L. Macdonald: The Development of a Mystique;
7. MacMillan: The Gap Filler;
8. "Angus L. is Back";
9. The Problems of Transition: Connolly and Hicks;
10. Stanfield: A Conservative Establishes Himself;
11. Smith and IEL: A Two-Edged Sword;
12. Regan: The Fading of Dreams;
13. Buchanan: No Cuts in Services despite Deficits;
14. Ninety-Two Years of Politics.
With an index.

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