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1 STEPHENS, David E. Forgotten Trades of Nova Scotia. First Edition
Petheric Press, Halifax, 1973, ISBN:0919380123 
STEPHENS, David E. Forgotten Trades of Nova Scotia. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Petheric Press, (March 1973). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-85,(1) + 46 pages of drawings and b&w photos. 8vo, yellow card covers. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Scotia). Foreword by William H. 'Bill' McCurdy. The tradesexamined: 1. Millers & Millwrights; 2. Yoke Makers; 3. Coopers; 4. Shipwri ght; 5. Blacksmiths; 6. Farriers; 7. Nailers; 8. Wheelwrights; 9. Sawyer; 10. Curriers & Tanners. Of nautical interest : Chapter IV : Shipwright (pp.21-25, plus 4 photos). Appendices: A. B. C. Name, else very good. 20.00

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2 STEPHENS, David E. Iron Roads : Railways of Nova Scotia. First Windsor Printing,
Lancelot Press, Windsor, 1972, 
STEPHENS, David E. Iron Roads : Railways of Nova Scotia. Maps by author. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1972). First Printing. Pp 1-76,(3),(1, publisher's list, with ten other Lancelot titles). 8vo, illustrated glossy tan trade paperback. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Scotia). Chapters : Railways in Nova Scotia; Private Railways [sections on the Albion Mines Railway; Drummond Colliery Railway; Sydney and Louisbourg Railway; Cumberland Railway and Coal Company; Maritime Col, Railway and Power Company; and Acadia Iron Company]; Nova Scotia Railway; Dominion Atlantic Railway (pp.31-44, including the Windsor and Annapolis Railway Company and the Western Counties Railway); Canadian National Railway System (pp.45-65, including the Intercolonial Railway; Halifax and Eastern Railway Company, and other smaller lines); Special Railways [including the Chignecto Ship Railway]; Rolling Stock; Dieselization; Railways Today. Selected bibliography. Very good. 18.00

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3 STEPHENS, David E. Iron Roads : Railways of Nova Scotia. Later Windsor Printing
Lancelot Press, Windsor, 1972, 
STEPHENS, David E. Iron Roads : Railways of Nova Scotia. Maps by author. Windsor : Lancelot Press, (1972). Later Printing, likely not done in 1972. Pp1-77,(3). 8vo, illustrated matt tan trade paperback. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Scotia). This issue used a matt stock for the covers and removed the publisher's list which was printed on the last page of the first issue. It is also somewhat thinner in bulk. Chapters : Railways in Nova Scotia; Private Railways [sections on the Albion Mines Railway; Drummond Colliery Railway; Sydney and Louisbourg Railway; Cumberland Railway and Coal Company; Maritime Col, Railway and Power Company; and Acadia Iron Company];Nova Scotia Railway; Dominion Atlantic Railway (pp.31-44, including the Wi ndsor and Annapolis Railway Company and the Western Counties Railway); Canadian National Railway System (pp.45-65, including the Intercolonial Railway; Halifax and Eastern Railway Company, and other smaller lines); Special Railways [including the Chignecto Ship Railway]; Rolling Stock; Dieselization; Railways Today. Selected bibliography. Very good. 15.00

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4 STEPHENS, David E. CHAMBERS, Robert, foreword It Happened at Moose River. First Edition.
Lancelot, Windsor, 1974, 
STEPHENS, David E. It Happened at Moose River. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1974). First Edition. Pp [1]-68, including 8-page central section of illustrations. 8vo, illustrated matte card covers, with Robert Chambers illustration on front cover. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Scotia). This first edition has a seven-title list of other Lancelot books (including two by Mr Stephens) on the last page. On the Moose River Gold Mine Disaster, April 12, 1936. Author's Note (dated November 1973); Foreword by Bob Chambers; The chapters (unnumbered in the book) are : 1. Before It Happened; 2. The Day It Happened; 3. The Day After It Happened; 4. After It Was Over. With selected bibliography. Bookplate mark on front inside cover elsevery good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than qu oted. 12.50

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5 STEPHENS, David E. CHAMBERS, Robert, foreword It Happened at Moose River. Lancelot 2nd printing
Lancelot, Windsor, 1974, 
STEPHENS, David E. It Happened at Moose River. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (copyright 1974). Second Printing. Pp [1]-68, including 8-pagecentral section of illustrations. 8vo, illustrated matte card covers, with Robert Chambers illustration on front cover. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Tr uro, Nova Scotia). On the Moose River Gold Mine Disaster, April 12, 1936. Author's Note (dated November 1973); Foreword by Bob Chambers; The chapters (unnumbered in the book) are : 1. Before It Happened; 2. The Day It Happened; 3. The Day After It Happened; 4. After It Was Over. With selected bibliography. Very good. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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6 Nova Scotia - Journal of Education DeWOLFE, L.A. NORMAN, Jane STEPHENS, David E. Journal of Education, Fifth Series, Volume 20, Number 3, Spring, 1971
Nova Scotia Department of Education , Halifax , 1971, 
(Journal of Education). Journal of Education, Fifth Series, Volume 20, Number 3, Spring, 1971. Halifax: Department of Education, 1971. Pp [1]-32. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : The land (by J.L. Martin); L.A. DeWolfe's Travelling Teacher Experiment: 1917-1920 (by Jane Norman); Developmental Reading: Where It's At and Why (by Janet C. Carney); The School Stop Half a Century Ago (by David E.Stephens); Novascotiana LXII: Nova Scotia in Books - 1970 (by Shirley B. E lliott); and more. Rubbed, else very good. For the issue 8.00

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7 STEPHENS, David E. WESTON, F.M., foreword. Lighthouses of Nova Scotia. Fourth Printing.
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1993, 
STEPHENS, David E. Lighthouses of Nova Scotia. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (April 1995). Third Printing. Pp [1]-79,(1). Illustrated. 8vo,green card covers. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Scotia). Chapter s : 1. Lighthouses; 2. Some Lights Stories; 3. Keepers of the Light; 4. Servicing Lighthouses; 5. Humane Service; 6. Lightships. With a selected list of lighthouses and bibliography. Foreword by F.M. Weston. Vg. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 8.50

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8 Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly MacLAREN, George BIRD, Will R. STEPHENS, David E. Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 1971
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1971, 1971 
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 1, No. 2, June 1971. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Petheric Press Limited, 1971. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),85-180. 8vo (159 x 240 mm), pale blue cardcovers, with black lettering to front cover, with blank spine.

Of nautical interest :
George MacLaren's "Communications in the Northumberland Strait and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 1775-1951" (pp.101-125, "This is not an attempt to record the history of navigation in the Gulf of St. Lawrence but rather to act as a guide for researchers who will find the complete story in the volumes of Nova Scotia newspapers on file in the Public Archives of Nova Scotia.").

Also :
Will R. Bird's "The London Coach in Cumberland County" (pp.85-100);

Marjorie Major's "Andrew Downs'" (pp.127-140);

David E. Stephens' "Gold Fields of Eastern Nova Scotia" (pp.141-158));

Dorothy M. Grant's "Nova Scotia's Role in the Great Paris Exhibition - 1867" (pp.159-166).

With book reviews by Lorna Inness and "Notes on Nova Scotia".

Very good. 15.00



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9 Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly SHERWOOD, Roland H.. FERGUSSON, C.B. STEPHENS, David E. Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 4, December 1971.
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1971, 
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 1, No. 4, December 1971. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Limited, 1971. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),271-365,(1). 8vo, pale blue cardcovers, blank spine. Contents : C.B. Fergusson's "The Past is Prologue : Archives and History in Nova Scotia" (pp.271-285); Mortimer V. Marshall's "The Makings of a School Museum'" (pp.287-306); James F. Smith's "John Fillis, MLA" (pp.307-323); Roland H. Sherwood's "The Founding of Pictou" (pp.325-334); David E. Stephens' "Nova Scotia's Forgotten Decades: 1900-1920" (pp.335-351). With book reviews by Lorna Inness and "Notes on Nova Scotia". Very good. 10.00

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10 Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly LEEFE, John NIGHTINGALE, Marie STEPHENS, David E. Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 1972,
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1972, 
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, No. 1, March 1972. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Limited, 1972. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),1-97,(1). 8vo, yellow-gold cardcovers, plain spine. Contents : John N.Grant's "The Development of Sherbrooke Village to 1880" (pp.1-15); Marie Nightingale's "The General Store'" (pp.17-29); R.E. Inglis' "The Ox Case" (pp.31-40); "King's and Dalhousie : An Early Attempt at University Consolidation in Nova Scotia" by John Leefe (pp.41-54); David E. Stephens' "Forgotten Trades of Nova Scotia" (pp.65-84)); Mortimer V. Marshall's "The Horn Book" (pp.55-63). With book reviewsby Lorna Inness and "Notes on Nova Scotia". Very good. 10.00

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11 Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly BEDWELL, Stephen F. FORRESTER, Alexander) STEPHENS, David E. Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 4, December 1972.
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1972, 
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, No. 4, December 1972. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Limited, 1972. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),325-417,(1). 8vo, yellow-gold cardcovers, plain spine. Of nautical interest : "''Grassy Island' : The Forgotten Springboard to Louisbourg" by Stephen F. Bedwell (on the history of this Canso island, pp.325-340, with bibliography [Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 526]) ; David E. Stephens' "Forgotten Trades of Nova Scotia" (pp.367-387) this installment of which includes Shipwright (pp.383-387). Also :Ruth Auwarter's "The Yarn Woman" (on Mrs Ringer, an itinerant South Shore yarn-seller, pp.341-348); Mortimer V. Marshall's "2000 A.D. to 2020 A.D.'" (pp.389-404); Robert Harvey's "From Pulpit to Platform : Alexander Forrester" (pp.349-365). With book reviews by Lorna Inness and "Notes on Nova Scotia". Very good, but lacking the folding insert for the Bedwell "Grassy Island" article. 9.00

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12 Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly BEDWELL, Stephen F. FORRESTER, Alexander) STEPHENS, David E. Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 4, December 1972. With insert
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1972, 
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, No. 4, December 1972. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Limited, 1972. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),325-417,(1). 8vo, yellow-gold cardcovers, plain spine. Of nautical interest : "''Grassy Island' : The Forgotten Springboard to Louisbourg" by Stephen F. Bedwell (on the history of this Canso island, pp.325-340, with bibliography [Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 526; Vaison: Nova Scotia Past and Present : A Bibliography and Guide, p.58]) ; David E. Stephens' "Forgotten Trades of Nova Scotia" (pp.367-387) this installment of which includes Shipwright (pp.383-387). Also : Ruth Auwarter's "The Yarn Woman" (on Mrs Ringer, an itinerant South Shore yarn-seller, pp.341-348); Mortimer V. Marshall's "2000 A.D. to 2020 A.D.'" (pp.389-404); Robert Harvey's "From Pulpit to Platform : Alexander Forrester" (pp.349-365). With book reviews by Lorna Inness and "Notes on Nova Scotia". Very good. With the folding insert for the Bedwell "Grassy Island" article (three illustrations and a table of Canso Island Name Changes). 12.00

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13 Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly PERRY, R.B. STEPHENS, David E. FERGUSSON, C.B. Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 1, March 1974
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1974, 
Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 4, No. 1, March 1974. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Limited, 1974. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),1-87,(1). 8vo, green cardcovers, blank spine. Of nautical interest : R.B. Perry's "The Wreck of theCobequid" (pp.31-36, on the January 1914 wreck of this passenger steamer o f the Royal Mail Steamship Packet Company near Port Maitland, Nova Scotia).Also : Allan C. Dunlop's "Pharmacist and Entrepreneur - Pictou's J.D.B. Fr aser"; David E. Stephens' "Boomtown of Iron and Steel" [Londonderry]; George MacLaren's "Early Automobiles in Nova Scotia" (pp.37-48); Charles Bruce Fergusson's "The Floral Emlem of Nova Scotia" (pp.49-61); R. Baden Powell's "New France, Digby County". With book reviews by Lorna Inness and "Notes onNova Scotia". Very good. 10.00

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14 STEPHENS, David E. Truro : A Railway Town. First Edition
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1981, ISBN:088999157x 
STEPHENS, David E. Truro : A Railway Town. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1981). First Edition. Pp (3), 4-88 + i-xvi centre section of photos. 8vo, trade paperback. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Scotia). Chapters : Before the Railways; The Nova Scotia Railway; Intercolonial Railway; Canadian National Railways. Very good. 10.00

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15 STEPHENS, David E. Truro : A Railway Town. 2nd printing
Lancelot Press, Hantsport , 1991, ISBN:088999157x 
STEPHENS, David E. Truro : A Railway Town. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (August 1991). Second Edition. Pp (3), 4-88 + i-xvi centre sectionof photos. 8vo, trade paperback. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Sc otia). Chapters : Before the Railways; The Nova Scotia Railway; Intercolonial Railway; Canadian National Railways. Vg. 9.00

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16 STEPHENS, David E. LAWRENCE, W.D. W.D. Lawrence : The Man and the Ship. First Edition
Lancelot, Windsor, 1975, 
STEPHENS, David E. W.D. Lawrence : The Man and the Ship. Windsor : LancelotPress, 1975. First Edition. Pp (6), 7-68 + 4 p.plates. 8vo, grey trade pap erback. The story of this Maitland man (1817-1886) and the famous Maitland ship, launched in 1874. A brief biography of the Maitland shipbuilder, and an account of the construction and subsequent career of his great eponymoussailing ship. With illustrations. Vg. Due to its small size, shipping cost s should be cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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17 STEPHENS, David E. LAWRENCE, W.D. W.D. Lawrence : The Man and the Ship. Second Edition
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, NS, 1994, ISBN:0889994811 
STEPHENS, David E. W.D. Lawrence : The Man and the Ship. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1994). Second Edition. Pp (4), 5-107, (1). Illustrated. 8vo, white trade paperback. David E Stephens (b. 1946, Truro, Nova Scotia). The story of this Maitland man (1817-1886) and the famous Maitland ship, launched in 1874. With additional material. Very good. NOTE: Due to itssmall size, shipping costs may be cheaper than quoted. 8.00

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