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1 GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY Christmas Box : Holiday Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador
Cuff, 1988, 
GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. A Christmas Box : Holiday Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador. St.John's : Harry Cuff Publications Limited, 1988. Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-86. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. P.K. Devine's "The Old-Time Christmas" (poem) and "Old Christmas Customs in Newfoundland"; J.B. Jukes' "Christmas in 1839"; Bonnycastle's "Christmas in 1842"; DeBoileau's "Christmas at Bay St.Lewis, Labrador"; W.H. Goodland's "A Glimpse of Christmas in the Olden Times"; Louise Whiteway's "Christmas in St.John's - 100 Years Ago!"; Rev. Philip Tocque's "When I Was a Boy"; Bp Edward Feild's "Dreadful Occurence at Bay Roberts"; John Kent's "Proclamation"; Leo C. Murphy's "Last Christmas Day"; Grace Butt's "A Tree for Christmas"; Ted Russell's"The Spirit of Christmas"; John Feltham's "The Christmas Concert"; Helen P orter's "Was Christmas Ever 'What it Used to Be'"; Otto Tucker's "No Place More Christmas-y than LaScie Back in 1942!"; "Rev. George J. Bond's "Uncle Joe Burton's Strange Christmas Box"; Don Seitz's "Christmas at the Cochrane"; Don Jamieson's "An Old Fashioned St.John's Christmas"; and others. Foreword by Dr Bobbie Robertson. Vg. 9.00

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2 GALGAY, Frank. McCARTHY, Michael. Olde St. John's : Stories from a Seaport City. Paperback, double signed.
Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2001, ISBN:1894463153 
GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. Olde St. John's : Stories from a Seaport City . St. John's, NL: Flanker Press, 2001. Pp. (10),1-211,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with yellow spine. "The capital city of Newfondland and Labrador has historical roots as far back as the early 1500s.Since then, many colourful events have combined to give St. John's its uni que personality. Clashes bewteen the English and French, flamboyant politicians, living ghosts and haunted houses, and the rise and fall of courageousmen and women have shaped its character. Today the city stands tall and pr oud against bitter Arctic winds and the wild Atlantic Sea." - from rear. Contents: 1. Introduction to the Historic City of St. John's; 2. Women in Eighteenth Century St. John's; 3. Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century St. John's; 4. Flaming History: Fires in St. John's; 5. Shipwrecks In and Around St. John's (pp. 83-106; includes the grounding of the Delight, the loss of the Vulture, the rescue of the Rhine and the Salmah by James Cantwell,the loss of the Maggie, the loss of the barquentine Stella at Cuckhold's C ove, the wreck of the Geisha, the wreck of the Souris Bell, the loss of thePhoebe, and the wreck of the SS Marshland); 6. The Ghosts and Haunted Plac es of St. John's; 7. Highlights of the Mayors of St. John's. Appendices: A.City Council Memberse 1888-1997; B. Partial List of Shipwrecks Near St. Jo hn's (pp. 175-178); C. Interesting Events in St. John's History; D. Lettersfrom St. John's; E. Names of Subscribers to the Royal Newfoundland Gazette in 1807; F. List of Crew and Passengers Coming to St. John's on the Liven in 1815 (pp. 200-202). Very good. Signed and inscribed by both Galgay and McCarthy on the title page. 15.00 12.00

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3 GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY McCARTHY, Michael Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vol. 4
Creative , 1997, ISBN:18958785X 
GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador. Volume IV. St.John's : Creative Publishers, 1997. Pp 180, including frontis. Illustrated with one map, photos and drawings to text. 8vo, illustratedcard covers. Chapters : 1. Navigational Hazards and Early Shipwrecks on th e Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador (1498-1795); 2. Four Early Shipwrecks at St. Shott's: H.M.S. Comus, October 24, 1816; H.M.S. Harpooner, November 10, 1816; H.M.S. Drake, June 20, 1822 and the brig Spence, July 16, 1822; 3. A Terrible Marine Disaster: The Wreck of the Lady Sherbrook, Mouse Island, Port aux Basques, July 19, 1831; 4. Damm the Queen! (of Spain): The Wreckof the Barque La Plata, Trepassey, December 22, 1857; 5. A Clam Cove Disas ter: The Wreck of the S.S. Anglo Saxon, April 27, 1863; 6. A Lawn Point Tragedy: The Wreck of the Schooner Ontario, October 26, 1881; 7. A Petty Harbour Tragedy: The Wreck of the Schooner, Lizette, February 6, 1882; 8. A Heroic Rescue at Bonavista; The Wreck of the Schooner Christable, June 8, 1885;9. A Plea for a Lighthouse: The Wreck of the Schooner Latana, December 31, 1890; 10. A Sole Survivor: The Wreck of the Swedish Barque, Helga, Renews Island, May 1, 1891; 11. A Baccalieu Island Tragedy: The Wreck of the Pubnico Belle, July 8, 1891; 12. Back from the Dead: The Wreck of the Schooner Begonia, December 15, 1904; 13. The Wreck of the S.S. Leopard: Captain Bob Bartlett's Second Shipwreck on the Southern Shore, March 2, 1907; 14. In Peril from the Sea: The Wreck of the Schooner C.B. Widden, October 28, 1909; 15. A Tragic Tale of the Sa: The Wreck of the S.S. Florizel, Horn Head, Cappahayden, February 24, 1918.; 16. Only one Escaped to Tell the Tale: The Wreck of the Schooner Ella R. Rudolph, Wrecked Northern Head of Catalina, December 6, 1926; 17. Another Sealing Tragedy: The Wreck of the S.S. Seal, April 10, 1926; 18. A Tragic Collision: The Sinking of the Schooner Ethel Collett, June 10, 1934; 19. "Must Have Help Within 48 Hours": The Wreck of the S.S. Langleecrag, Great Sacred Island, November 15, 1947; 20. Two Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea: The Loss of the Blue Wave, February 9, 1959, and the Loss of the Blue Mist II, February 18, 1966. With bibliography and index. Vg. 15.00

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4 GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY McCARTHY, Michael Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador. Volume 2
Creative , St. John's, 1990, ISBN:0920021832 
GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador. Volume II. St.John's : Creative Publishers, 1990. Pp (4),v-xii,[1]-116,+ fldg.map. Illustrated. 8vo, peach card covers with red lettering to spine. Contents : An Early Shipwreck: The Loss of the Langdon, March 1706; A Providential Deliverance: The Wreck of H.M. Transport Phyllis, October 13, 1795;A Cruel Deliverance: The Wreck of the Schooner Rebecca, November 20, 1816; A Double Tragedy: The Wreck of H.M.S. Tweed, and the Ship Southampton, Nov ember 5, 1813; A Gallant Captain: The Wreck of H.M.S. Drake, June 23, 1822;A Harbour Grace Tragedy: The Wreck of the Elfrida and Emerald, April 16, 1 869; Ralph Blackburn - an Unsung Hero: The Wreck of the Rivoli, September 21, 1873; A Miracle of the Sea at Clam Cove: The Wreck of the Alice Marie, September 22, 1877; The Jinxed Ship: The Loss of the S.S. Florence, December20, 1912; Sunk by Enemy Action: The Sinking of the S.S. Erik, August 25, 1 918; A Newfoundland Legend: The Wreck of the S.S. Ethie, December 11, 1919;Struck by Lightening: The Loss of the Ship Caranza, September 19, 1930; Tr agedy on the Tickle: Collision of the Golden Dawn and Garland off Bell Island, November 10, 1940; A Modern Mystery of the Sea: The Loss of the S.S. William Carson, June 7, 1977. With appendices & bibliography. Minor spine sunning, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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5 GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY McCARTHY, Michael Where Christmas is Christmas. 1st pr.
Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2005, ISBN:189446382x 
GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. Where Christmas is Christmas. Edited byFrank Galgay and Michael McCarthy. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, 2005. Fi rst Printing. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),1-186,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A collection of stories and reminiscences of "distinctive, homespun, Newfoundland and Labrador Christmas[es]." With contributions from Ron Pollett, Aubrey John Woodman, Frank Galgay, Michael McCarthy, P.K. Devine, J.B. Jukes, Sir Richard Bonnycastle, John Maclay Byrnes, W.H. Goodland, Lambert de Boileau, Joseph Dobbin, Judge D.W. Prowse, Reverend Philip Tocque, John Kent, Bishop Edward Feild, Sir Robert Thorburn, William Whittle, H. Forristalll, Alexander A. Parsons, Don Jamieson, Charles E. Hunt, Don Seitz, Alice Lannon, Reverend George Bond, Sister Mary Alphonsus Noonan, and Maurice Burke. Vg. 12.50

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