Some of our bibliographic & biographic references 'unzipped'. 

Beyond our 300 or so author-specific bibliographies, these are some of the authorities we have in our reference room and regularly consult.


ADAMS, Ramon F. The Rampaging Herd : A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry


ADAMS, Ramon F. Six-Guns and Saddle Leather : A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen


Anderson = Frank Anderson, Submarines, Diving, and the Underwater World: A Bibliography. (Hamden, Connecticut, 1975).


BEAULIEU, Andre and William F.E. MORELEY. La Province de Québec. Histoires locales et régionales canadiennes des originnes à 1950 

Beddie = M.K. Beddie, Bibliography of Captain James Cook. Second edition. (Sydney, 1970).


BISHOP, Olga B., Barbara I. IRWIN, and Clara G. MILLER. Bibliography of Ontario History 1867-1976. Cultural, Economic, Political, Social


BISHOP, Olga Bernice. Publications of the Governments of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick 1758-1952.


BLANCK, Jacob, et alBibliography of American Literature


BLEILER, E.F. The Checklist of Science-Fiction & Supernatural Fiction


BLEILER, Everett F. The Guide to Supernatural Fiction


BRITTAIN, Frederick, (comp.). Oar, Scull and Rudder : A Bibliography of Rowing

Butler & Bartlett = J. Butler and G.Bartlett, Bibliography of the Geology of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1814 through 1968. (St.John's, 1969).

Cassell = Jerry Cassell, Canoe and Kayak Books : A guide to over 2,000 English language books and ephemera written about the canoe, the kayak, and other paddlecraft. (Lawton, Michigan, June 1997).

Chilton = Mark Chilton, A Brief History and Bibliography of Paddling Guidebooks of the English Speaking World and Quebec. (No place, 1999).


COHEN, Ben. River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography


COHEN, Ben., The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography. (London, 1985).


COMITAS, Lambros. Caribbeana, 1900-1965 : A Topical Bibliography


Committee on Undersea Warfare Staff. An Annotated Bibliography of Submarine Technical Literature, 1557-1953

Cooke & Caron = Alan Cooke and Fabien Caron (comps.), Bibliography of the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula. (Quebec / Boston, 1968).

Cooke = O.A. Cooke, The Canadian Military Experience 1867-1983 : A Bibliography. (Ottawa, 1984).


COWAN. A Bibliography of the History of California 1510 –1930

Cowie = Leonard W. Cowie, Lord Nelson 1758-1805 : A Bibliography. (Westport, Connecticut, 1990).


COX, Edward Godfrey. A Reference Guide to the Literature of Travel: Including Voyages, Geographical Descriptions, Adventures, Shipwrecks and Expeditions.


CROOKS, David S. Bibliography of Sunken Treasure Books

Davidson = The Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Collection of Canadiana at Mount Allison University. (Sackville, 1991).

DCB = Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Toronto, 1966 - ).

DNB = Dictionary of National Biography. (Oxford University Press). 22 volumes + supplements to 1990.

DNLB = Robert H. Cuff, (ed.), Dictionary of Newfoundland and Labrador Biography. (St.John's, 1990).

DOLQ = Dictionnaire des Oeuvres littéraires du Québec. (Montréal, 1978 -).


DOUMANI, George A., Geza T. THURONYI, et al., (eds). Antarctic Bibliography

Elliott, LANS = Shirley B. Elliott, (ed., rev.), The Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia: A Biographical Directory, (Halifax, 1984).

ENL = Encycyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador (St.John's, 1981-1994).


FALK, Marvin W., (comp.). Alaska History : An Annotated Bibliography


FITZGERALD, Carol. The Rivers of America : A Descriptive Bibliography

Fleming, Patricia Lockhart, Atlantic Canadian Imprints, 1801-1820 : A Bibliography. (Toronto, 1991).


FORBES, David W., (comp.). Hawaiian National Bibliography, 1780-1900


FORD, Mike S. The Books of the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River, the Green River & the Colorado Plateau, 1953-2003 : A Selective Bibliography


FORSTER, Honore, (comp). The South Sea Whaler


GILLETT, Charles Ripley. Catalogue of the McAlpin Collection of British History and Theology 1501-1700


Glenbow-Alberta Institute Catalogue of the Glenbow Historical Library. The Glenbow-Alberta Institute Library, Calgary, Alberta


GRAVES, Donald E. and Anne E. MacLEOD, (comps.). Nova Scotia Military History : A Resource Guide.


GREENWOOD, Robert, (ed.) California Imprints, 1833-1862 : A Bibliography


HAND, Richard A. A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling and Related Subjects


HARTLEY, R.A. History and Bibliography of Boxing Books


HASKELL, John D., Jr., (ed.). Maine: A Bibliography of Its History


HASKELL, John D., Jr., (ed.). Massachusetts : A Bibliography of Its History


HERBERT, A.S. Historical Catalogue of Printed Editions of the English Bible 1525-1961


HILLS, Margaret T., (ed.). The English Bible in America


HORWARD, Donald D., (ed.). Napoleonic Military History : A Bibliography


HOWES, Wright. US Iana (1650-1950


Hulse = Elizabeth Hulse, A Dictionary of Toronto Printers, Publishers, Booksellers and the Allied Trades, 1798-1900. (Toronto, 1982).

Huntress = Keith Huntress, A Checklist of Narratives of Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea to 1860, With Summaries, Notes, and Comments. (Ames, Iowa, 1979).


INGLETON, Geoffrey C. A Catalogue of Select Books from the Ingleton Collection : A Library of Antarctica & Australiana, Bibliography & Cartography, Hydrography & Nautica, New Zealand and Pacific, Voyages & Travels


JOHNSON, Merle. Merle Johnson's American First Editions


Kallmann = Helmut Kallmann, Gilles Potvin, Kenneth Winters, (eds.), Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. (Toronto, 1981).

Laasko = Lila Laasko and Raymond, with Moira Allen and Marjorie Linden, "E.J.Pratt : An Annotated Bibliography" pp.147-220 of Robert Lecker and Jack David, (eds.) The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors, Volume Two. (Downsview, 1980).


LADA-MOCARSKI, Valerian. Bibliography of Books on Alaska Published Before 1868

Lande = Lawrence Lande, The Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana in the Redpath Library of McGill University : A Bibliography. (Montreal, 1965).

Lande, Supp.= Lawrence Lande, Rare and Unusual Canadiana : First Supplement to the Lande Bibliography. (Montreal, 1971).

Laugher = Charles T. Laugher, Atlantic Province Authors of the Twentieth Century : A Bio-bibliographical Checklist. (Halifax, 1982).

Law = Derek G. Law, The Royal Navy in World War Two : An Annotated Bibliography. (London, 1988).


Library of Congress. Antarctic Bibliography 1951-1961


LODER, John. Australian Crime Fiction : A Bibliography 1857 - 1993


MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County = W. James MacDonald, A Bibliography of Victoria County, Nova Scotia. (Baddeck, 2000).


MAILLET, Marguerite. Bibliographie des publications de l'Acadie des provinces maritimes: livres et brochures, 1609-1995

Marble NSH&A = Allen E. Marble, Nova Scotians at Home and Abroad. (Windsor, 1977).


MENDELSSOHN, Sidney. Mendelssohn's South African Bibliography


MENNIE-de VARENNES, Kathleen. Bibliographie annotée d'ouvrages geénéalogiques au Canada / Annotated Bibliography of Genealogical Works in Canada

Morley = William F.E. Morley, The Atlantic Provinces : Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island. Volume I in the series Canadian Local Histories to 1950 : A Bibliography. {Toronto, 1967).


MORLEY, William F.E. Ontario and the Canadian North.


MORRIS, Gerald E. and Llewellyn HOWLAND, III. Yachting in America: A Bibliography Embracing the History, Practice and Equipment of American Yachting and Pleasure Boating from Earliest Beginnings to circa 1988.


National Maritime Museum. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum

NSIB = Shirley Elliott and Ellen Webster, Nova Scotia in Books from the First Printing in 1752 to the Present Time. (Halifax, 1967).

O'Dea = Agnes C. O'Dea (comp.), Anne Alexander (ed.) Bibliography of Newfoundland. (Tor. & St.John's, 1986).


O'REILLY, Patrick and Edouard REITMAN. Bibliographie de Tahiti et de la Polynésie française.


OTTLEY, George, (comp.). A Bibliography of British Railway History

Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography


PARKS, Roger, (ed.). Connecticut : A Bibliography of Its History


PEAKE, Louis A. The United States and the Vietnam War, 1954-1975 : A Selected Annotated Bibliography of English-language Sources


Peel 3 = Ingles & Distad, (eds.) Peel's Bibliography of the Canadian Prairies to 1953, Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. (Toronto, 2003).


PERKINS, Roger. Regiments : Regiments and Corps of the British Empire and Commonwealth 1758 – 1993 : A Critical Bibliography of Their Published Histories


PETERS, Hubert J.M.W. The Crone Library : Books on the Art of Navigation 

Polak = Jean Polak. Bibliographie Maritime Française depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914. (Grenoble, 1976).


PRITCHARD, Alan. Alchemy : A Bibliography of English Language Writings


RADER, Jesse L. South of Forty, From the Mississippi to the Rio Grande : A Bibliography.


RENARD, Gaston. Antarctica 

Rhodenizer = Vernon B. Rhodenizer (and L.M.Thierman), Canadian Literature in English. (Montreal, 1965 and Edmonton, 1968).


RICKS, Melvin. Melvin Ricks' Alaska Bibliography


ROSOVE, Michael H. Antarctica, 1772- 1922 : Freestanding Publications through 1999.


ROSOVE, Michael H. Additions and Corrections Supplement to the Rosove Antarctic Bibliography


SABIN, Joseph. A Dictionary of Books relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present Time.


SILVEIRA de BRAGANZA, Ronald Louis and Charlotte OAKES. The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages.


SMITH, Charles W. Charles W. Smith's Pacific Northwest Americana : A Check List of Books and Pamphlets Relating to the History of the Pacific Northwest. [With] Pacific Northwest Americana 1949-1974.


SMITH, Myron J. Pearl Harbor, 1941 : A Bibliography.

SMITH, Myron J., Jr. World War II at Sea : A Bibliography of Sources in English

SMITH, Myron J., Jr. World War II at Sea : A Bibliography of Sources in English, 1974-1989. 

Spaldoni & Donnelly = Carl Spaldoni and Judy Donnelly, A Bibliography of McClelland and Stewart Imprints, 1909-1985: A Publisher's Legacy. (Toronto, 1994).


SPENCE, Sydney A., (comp.). Antarctic Miscellany : Books, Periodicals & Maps Relating to the Discovery and Exploration of Antarctica


STRATHERN, Gloria M. Alberta, 1954-1979 : A Provincial Bibliography.


STREETER, Thomas Winthrop. The Celebrated Collection of Americana Formed by the Late Thomas Winthrop Streeter, Morristown, New Jersey.


SUMMERS, Montague. A Gothic Bibliography

Tanner = V. Tanner, A Bibliography of Labrador (Specially Newfoundland-Labrador). Reprinted from Acta Geographica Fenniæ, Vol.8, No.1. (Helsingfors, 1942).

Tennyson = Brian Tennyson, Cape Breton : A Bibliography. (Halifax, 1978).

Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana = Brian Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana : An Annotated Bibliography, (Toronto, 2005).


TOOLE STOTT, R. Circus and Allied Arts: A World Bibliography, 1500-1957


TOOLEY, R.V. English Books with Coloured Plates 1790 to 1860


TOURVILLE, Elsie A., (comp.). Alaska, A bibliography 1570-1970, with Subject Index

Toy = Ernest W. Toy, Jr., Adventurers Afloat: A Nautical Bibliography. (Metuchen & London, 1988).

TPL = Frances M. Stanton and Marie Tremaine, A Bibliography of Canadiana and Supplements. (Toronto, 1934, 1989).

Trudel = François Trudel, Une bibliographie annotée sur le caribou (Rangifer tarandus) du Québec - Labrador. (Québec, 1979).


U.S. Naval Photographic Interpretation Center. Antarctic Bibliography. 

Vaison = Robert Vaison (comp.) Nova Scotia Past and Present : a bibliography and guide. (Halifax, 1976).


WAGNER, Henry R. The Plains and the Rockies : A Bibliography of Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure 1800-1865

Waldon = Freda Farrell Waldon, Bibliography of Canadiana Published in Great Britain, 1519-1763, revised by William F.E. Morley. (Ottawa, 1990).

Waterston = Elizabeth Waterston, et al.The Travellers - Canada to 1900 : An annotated bibliography of works published in English from 1577. (Guelph, 1989).

Watters = Reginald E. Watters, A Checklist of Canadiana. (Toronto, 1972).


WESTWOOD, T. and T. SATCHELL. Bibliotheca Piscatoria : A Catalogue of Books on Angling, the Fisheries and Fish-Culture


WICKERSHAM, James. A Bibliography of Alaskan Literature 1724-1924


WRIGHT, Lyle H. American Fiction

All citations in our book desciptions have been checked by one of our cataloguing staff and are included only after such verification.