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1 VERNON, C.W. MacKINNON, J.G. Cape Breton, Canada at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century. A Treatise of Natural Resources and Development. . Cloth, lacks map
1903, 1903 
VERNON, C.W. Cape Breton, Canada at the Beginning of the ... Twentieth Century : A Treatise of Natural Resources and Development. Nation Building Series. Toronto [and N.Y.]: Nation Publishing Co., 1903. First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-337,(3) table of contents. Many illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine.

Tennyson 1111, Morley p.87, Vaison p.74, Rhodenizer p.144.

Chapters :
Physical Geography of the Island;
Geology and Natural History;
Counties, Towns and Inhabitants;
The Northmen, the Cabots, and Other Early Voyagers;
Early Attempts at Settlement;
Cape Breton under the Golden Lilies;
The First Siege of Louisbourg;
The Second Siege of Louisbourg;
Cape Breton: A British Province;
The Highland Settlements;
The Island Annexed to Nova Scotia;
Na Gaidheil an Ceap Breatunn [a chapter in Gaelic by J.G. MacKinnon, pp.71-81];
Religious History of the Island (pp.103-132); of the Island;
The Forest, Agriculture, Stock-raising;
The Fisheries (pp.143-151);
The Coalfields of Cape Breton (pp.153-160);
Early History of the Coal Trade (pp.162-170);
The General Mining Association and the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company (pp.172-184);
Evolution and Progress of the Dominion Coal Company (pp.186-204);
The Dominion Iron and Steel Company (pp.206-221);
Other Colleries, Ores, Limestone, Dolomite, Gypsum, &c.;
Cape Breton's Unique Position in Respect to Ocean Transit;
The Town of Sydney (pp.242-253);
North Sydney (pp.255-261);
Sydney Mines (pp.264-270);
Glace Bay (pp.271-275);
Port Morien, Louisbourg, Gabarus, and Points on the Southern Coast;
A Sail up the Mira River;
The Bras d'Or Lakes;
A Trip "Down North";
Baddeck, Whycocomagh, Lake Ainslie and Margaree;
Along the Line of the Intercolonial and the Inverness and Richmond Railways;
Arichat and Isle Madame;
Oppotunities for Shooting and Fishing;
Means of Transportation;
Newfoundland.

Spine and edges worn, spine faded, hinges cracked and shaky, lacking folding map at rear, else good. A reading copy only. As is. 50.00


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2 MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People 1st ed
1918, 
MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People. Sydney, C.B. : Printed by Don. Mackinnon, 1918. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-143,(1). Small 8vo, dark green pebbled cloth. Tennyson 1153, Morley p.112. Contents: 1. Names, Past and Present; 2. First on Sydney Harbour; 3. Sydney's First Settler; 4. Meloney's Cow, Cow Bay; 5. John Meloney, Junior; 6. A Seat of Government; 7. A Garrison Town; 8. The Black Watch; 9. "Mine or Nobody's"; 10. An Indian War Scare; 11. Our True Ghost Story; 12. The IngovilleFarm; 13. The French Willows; 14. Old Time Justice; 15. Judge Marshall; 16 . The Flahaven Murder; 17. The Washing-Brook; 18. The Garrison Society; 19.Temperance; 20. Old Sydney Schools; 21. The Bad Scholar; 22. Old Buildings ; 23. The Fairy Child; 24. Newspapesr; 25. A Sydney Novelist; 26. A Little Poem; 27. Powder and Pills; 28. Lord Dufferin's Visit; 29. Old Time Elections; 30. The FIre Brigade; 31. Our First Band; 32. The Cornet Band; 33. Townand City; 34. The Old 17th; 35. Second Sight; 36. Micmac Legends; 37. Look ing Backward. Very good. 70.00

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3 MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People 1st ed
Don. Mackinnon, Sydney, 1918, 
MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People. Sydney, C.B. : Printed by Don. Mackinnon, 1918. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-143,(1). Small 8vo, dark green pebbled cloth, gitl lettering to front, blankspine. Tennyson 1153, Morley p.112. Contents: Names, Past and Present; Fir st on Sydney Harbour; Sydney's First Settler; Meloney's Cow -- Cow Bay; John Meloney, Junior; A Seat of Government; A Garrison Town; The Black Watch; "Mine or Nobody's"; An Indian War Scare; Our True Ghost Story; The Ingoville Farm; The French Willows; Old Time Justice; Judge Marshall; The Flahaven Murder; The Washing-brook; Garrison Society; Temperance; Old Sydney Schools; The Bad Scholar; Old Buildings; The Fairy Child; Newspapers; A Sydney Novelist; A Little Poem; Powder and Pills; Lord Dufferin's Visit; Old Time Elections; The Fire Brigade; Our First Band; The Cornet Band; Town and City; The Old 17th; Second Sight; Micmac Legends; Looking Backward. Light browningto spine, name stamp to ffep, printed bookplate from the Allan Pearson Sha tford Memorial Library to front pastedown (though no other ex-lib indicators), else very good. 45.00

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4 MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People 1st ed
1918, 
MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People. Sydney, C.B. : Printed by Don. Mackinnon, 1918. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-143,(1). Small 8vo, dark green pebbled cloth. Tennyson 1153, Morley p.112. Contents: 1. Names, Past and Present; 2. First on Sydney Harbour; 3. Sydney's First Settler; 4. Meloney's Cow, Cow Bay; 5. John Meloney, Junior; 6. A Seat of Government; 7. A Garrison Town; 8. The Black Watch; 9. "Mine or Nobody's"; 10. An Indian War Scare; 11. Our True Ghost Story; 12. The IngovilleFarm; 13. The French Willows; 14. Old Time Justice; 15. Judge Marshall; 16 . The Flahaven Murder; 17. The Washing-Brook; 18. The Garrison Society; 19.Temperance; 20. Old Sydney Schools; 21. The Bad Scholar; 22. Old Buildings ; 23. The Fairy Child; 24. Newspapesr; 25. A Sydney Novelist; 26. A Little Poem; 27. Powder and Pills; 28. Lord Dufferin's Visit; 29. Old Time Elections; 30. The FIre Brigade; 31. Our First Band; 32. The Cornet Band; 33. Townand City; 34. The Old 17th; 35. Second Sight; 36. Micmac Legends; 37. Look ing Backward. Waterstaining to bottom margin of covers and endpapers. As is. 30.00

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5 MacKINNON, J.G. Canadiana Reprint Series no. 48) Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People in Days Gone By. Mika reprint
Mika, Belleville, ON, 1973, ISBN:0919302599 
MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People in Days Gone By. Belleville, Ont.: Mika Publishing, 1973. Pp. (10),[v]-viii,[1]-143,(1). 8vo, dark grey cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Canadiana Reprint Series No.48. Facsimile of Sydney 1918 edition. Contents: 1. Names,Past and Present; 2. First on Sydney Harbour; 3. Sydney's First Settler; 4 . Meloney's Cow, Cow Bay; 5. John Meloney, Junior; 6. A Seat of Government;7. A Garrison Town; 8. The Black Watch; 9. "Mine or Nobody's"; 10. An Indi an War Scare; 11. Our True Ghost Story; 12. The Ingoville Farm; 13. The French Willows; 14. Old Time Justice; 15. Judge Marshall; 16. The Flahaven Murder; 17. The Washing-Brook; 18. The Garrison Society; 19. Temperance; 20. Old Sydney Schools; 21. The Bad Scholar; 22. Old Buildings; 23. The Fairy Child; 24. Newspapesr; 25. A Sydney Novelist; 26. A Little Poem; 27. Powder and Pills; 28. Lord Dufferin's Visit; 29. Old Time Elections; 30. The FIre Brigade; 31. Our First Band; 32. The Cornet Band; 33. Town and City; 34. TheOld 17th; 35. Second Sight; 36. Micmac Legends; 37. Looking Backward. Ligh t mustiness, name inked to front pastedown, else very good. 30.00

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6 MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People in Days Gone By. Paperback.
Old Sydney Society, Sydney, 1989, ISBN:0969264224 
MacKINNON, J.G. Old Sydney : Sketches of the Town and its People in Days Gone By. Sydney : Old Sydney Society, (1989). Pp (6),[1]-153, (1). 8vo, blue card covers. Originally published in 1918. Contents: 1. Names, Past and Present; 2. First on Sydney Harbour; 3. Sydney's First Settler; 4. Meloney's Cow, Cow Bay; 5. John Meloney, Junior; 6. A Seat of Government; 7. A Garrison Town; 8. The Black Watch; 9. "Mine or Nobody's"; 10. An Indian War Scare;11. Our True Ghost Story; 12. The Ingoville Farm; 13. The French Willows; 14. Old Time Justice; 15. Judge Marshall; 16. The Flahaven Murder; 17. The Washing-Brook; 18. The Garrison Society; 19. Temperance; 20. Old Sydney Schools; 21. The Bad Scholar; 22. Old Buildings; 23. The Fairy Child; 24. Newspapesr; 25. A Sydney Novelist; 26. A Little Poem; 27. Powder and Pills; 28.Lord Dufferin's Visit; 29. Old Time Elections; 30. The FIre Brigade; 31. O ur First Band; 32. The Cornet Band; 33. Town and City; 34. The Old 17th; 35. Second Sight; 36. Micmac Legends; 37. Looking Backward. Very good. 15.00

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