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Centenary of the Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. First Edition.

By: KENNEDY, Patrick J. (ed.)] FRECKER, G.A. FORAN, E.B. ROCHE, E.P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: St. John's, 1957,:

Seller ID: 11274


KENNEDY, Patrick J., (ed.). The Centenary of the Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, Newfoundland 1855-1955. [St.John's] : (Robinson & Company, Ltd.), [1957]. First Edition. Pp (19), 16-275, (5), (56,ads) + folding plate opp.p.20. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, card covers. O'Dea 3258. A large book with over 250 photographs and many local advertisements. Various contributors, including, in alphabetical order: Rev. John B. Ashley's "The Right of Consecration of a Catholic Church" and "The Consecration of the Cathedral in 1855"; W.J. Browne's "Most Rev. ... View more info

Coxswain in the Northern Convoys. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KERSLAKE, S.A SCHOFIELD, B.B., Admiral, foreword.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1984,:

Seller ID: 41939


KERSLAKE, S.A. Coxswain in the Northern Convoys. Foreword by Vice Admiral B.B. Schofield. London : William Kimber, (1984). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-191,(5) + [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Not in Law. The memoirs of an English trawlerman who served on the Murmansk Run (including the disastrous the disastrous PQ 17 convoy) and in the Mediterranean with the African Coastal Flotilla. "Sidney Kerslake was a trawlerman before the war, fishing in northern waters. When war broke out, he was posted to the trawler Northern Gem which had been converted and armed for esco... View more info

Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigationof the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus D aniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-Admiral B.A. Fiske

By: KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett FISKE, B.A., Rear-Admiral

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1921,:

Seller ID: 96563


KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett. Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigation of the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus Daniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-AdmiralB.A. Fiske. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. Pp [i]-xi, (3),[1]-472, frontis. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front boardand spine. Contents : 1. Introduction: The State of the Navy. 2. Naval Org anization and Preparedness, 1798-1917. 3. The Navy and Mr. Daniels, 1913-1919. 4. The Daniels Medals Awards. 5. Admiral Sims' Letter on "Certain N... View more info

Aspects of Louisbourg : Essays on the History of an Eighteenth-Century French Community in North America Published to Commemorate the 275th Anniversary of the Founding of Louisbourg.

By: KRAUSE, Eric CORBIN, Carol O'SHEA, William JOHNSTON, A.J.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University College of Cape Breton Press, Sydney, NS, 1995, ISBN:0920336760:

Seller ID: 26675


KRAUSE, Eric, Carol CORBIN and William O'SHEA, (eds.). Aspects of Louisbourg : Essays on the History of an Eighteenth-Century French Community in North America Published to Commemorate the 275th Anniversary of the Founding ofLouisbourg. (Sydney, Nova Scotia : The University College of Cape Breton P ress, 1995). First Printing. Pp (4),ivii,(1),[1]-312,(12). Illustrated. 8vo[152 x 228 mm], cream-coloured card covers, lettered in blue, cream and ma roon. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 848. "Aspects of Louisbourg is an eclectic collection of essays that considers the economic, social, military, and... View more info

Celtic Crusader : The Story of A.W.R. MacKenzie and the Gaelic College. First Edition.

By: LAMB, James B. MACKENZIE, A.W.R.).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lancelot, Hantsport, 1992, ISBN:0889994838:

Seller ID: 31902


LAMB, James B. The Celtic Crusader : The Story of A.W.R. MacKenzie and the Gaelic College. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1992). First Edition. Pp (3),4-54,(2). Illustrated with 14 b&w photos. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers with white spine. James Barrett Lamb (b. November 30, 1919, Toronto - d. February 23, 2000, Tsawwassen, Delta, British Columbia). Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5306; MacDonald, A Bibliography of Victoria County 133. "Against staggering odds he founded a college at St.Ann's on the scenic Cabot Trail in Cape Breton. Here the Gaelic language was taught, Celtic cr... View more info

American Lobster, Homarus americanus, fishery in the Bay of Fundy (Lobster Fishing Areas 35, 36, and 38)

By: LAWTON, P., D. A. ROBICHAUD, D. S. PEZZACK, M. B. STRONG, and D. R. DUGGAN ROBICHAUD D. A. PEZZACK, D. S. Canadian Stock Assessment Secretariat Research Document 99/31)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Marine Invertebrate Fisheries Division, Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa, 1999,:

Seller ID: 68020


LAWTON, P., D. A. ROBICHAUD, D. S. PEZZACK, M. B. STRONG, and D. R. DUGGAN.The American Lobster, Homarus americanus, fishery in the Bay of Fundy (Lob ster Fishing Areas 35, 36, and 38) . Ottawa: Marine Invertebrate Fisheries Division, Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, 1999. Pp. 58.Stapled typescript with yellow cover sheet. Canadian Stock Assessment Secr etariat Research Document 99/31. Vg. 10.00 View more info

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Fishes of the Atlantic Coast of Canada. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LEIM, A.H. and W.B. Scott Scott, W.B. Fisheries Research Board

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, Ottawa, 1966,:

Seller ID: 2400


LEIM, A.H. and W.B. SCOTT. Fishes of the Atlantic Coast of Canada. Ottawa :Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1966. Pp (6),1-485,(5), colour frontis piece + plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. O'Dea 3973. Bulletin No. 155. Alexander Henry Leim (b. November 10, 1897, Fergus, Ontario - d. December 15, 1960, New Brunswick) formerly at the St. Andrews Biological Station. William Beverley 'Bev' Scott (b. July 7, 1917, Toronto - d. August 18, 2014, Lindsay, Ontario). "This volume attempts the first stepin filling the need for an authoritative reference book on the fishes t... View more info

Canadian Problems As Seen by Twenty Outstanding Men. A Collection of PapersRead at the First Annual Liberal-Conservative Summer School held at Newmar ket, Ontario.

By: Liberal-Conservative Summer School]. BENNETT, R.B. INNIS, H.A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1933,:

Seller ID: 109263


[Liberal-Conservative Summer School]. Canadian Problems As Seen by Twenty Outstanding Men. A Collection of Papers Read at the First Annual Liberal-Conservative Summer School held at Newmarket, Ontario. Toronto: Oxford University Press, [n.d. - 1933]. Pp. (12),[11]-320. 8vo, navy blue cloth with giltlettering to spine. Contents: The Hon. R.B. Bennett's "Democracy on Trial" ; Hon. George S. Henry's "Public Service"; Alexander Brady's "Public Administration and Social Services"; H.M. Cassidy's "An Unemployment Policy -- Some Proposals"; H.A. Innis's "Government... View more info

Journal of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association. Vol. 1. 1978.

By: Linguistics Atlantic Provinces) BARNSTEAD, John A. HOUSE, Anthony B. KINLOCH, A. Murray

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association, 1978,:

Seller ID: 80374


(Linguistics – Atlantic Provinces). Journal of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association. Vol. 1. 1978. N.pl.: Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association, 1978. Pp [1]-78,(2). 8vo, white stapled card covers. Contents : John A. Barnstead's “Assymetric Syndetic conjunction of Ukranian relative clauses: implications for the theory of coordination.” Anthony B. House's “TheSecret Language of the Jazz Musician.” Janet Ross Kendall, Ann Robins Cran e, and Michael W. Pratt's “The effect of intonation on listening comprehension.” A. Murray Kinloch and Anthony B. House's “The English... View more info

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September Gale : A Study of Arthur Lismer of the Group of Seven. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LISMER, Arthur MCLEISH, John A. B. LISMER, Arthur MCLEISH, John Alexander Buchanan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, Toronto, 1955,:

Seller ID: 34670


(LISMER, Arthur). MCLEISH, John A. B. September Gale : A Study of Arthur Lismer of the Group of Seven. Toronto / Vancouver : J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada)Ltd, (September 1955). First Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-212, portrait front ispiece + 16 pp plates (4 in colour). Index. 4to, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Chapters: 1. The Talent and the Source , 2. Sojourn in Europe;3. The Venture in Toronto; 4. The Good Companions; 5. Interlude at Halifax (pp.56-66); 6. The Group of Seven Controversy; 7. The Artist as Evangelist ; 8. Art and the Children; 9. Period of Odyssey; 10. Prophet with Honour. W... View more info

Longfellow's Evangeline. card covers

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth) DeMille, A.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1907,:

Seller ID: 22633


(LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth). Longfellow's Evangeline. With Introduction and Notes by A.B. deMille. Halifax : A. & W. MacKinlay, 1907. Pp (6),[v]-xiii,(1),1-76,(4). Sm 8vo, card covers. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Longfellow's Evangeline. wraps

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth) DeMille, A.B. TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord) Progressive School Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1901,:

Seller ID: 88183


(LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth). Longfellow's Evangeline. With Introduction and Notes by A.B. deMille, M.A., [and] Tennyson's "The Brook" and "Ode to the Duke of Wellington". Halifax : T.C. Allen and Co., 1901. Pp. (8),[vii]-xiii,(1),1-90,(8), including map frontis. Small 8vo, brown cloth spine with printed grey wrappers. A volume in the Progressive School Series. Spine endsnicked, small smudge and expunged name to front, pencilled and inked notes at rear, else good. 20.00 View more info

The Remainders of the Cents Issue of Nova Scotia - A Solution At Last

By: MACDONALD, J. J. B.N.A. Topics 42:01 PRATT, Robert H.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: British North America Philatelic Society, 1985,:

Seller ID: 51686


MACDONALD, J. J. "The 'Remainders' of the Cents Issue of Nova Scotia - A Solution At Last." An article in B.A. Topics, Official Journal of the British North America Philatelic Society, Vol. 42, No.1, January-February 1985. Pp. 33-40. Toronto: British North America Philatelic Society, 1985. Pp. 60. Double column. 8vo, white stapled card covers. Of Newfoundland interest is Robert H. Pratt's "Newfoundland Postal Stationary and Other Stamped Paper" pp. 21-23. Small stain to upper left corner of front panel, else vg. For the issue. 4.00 View more info

Court Jesters : Canada's Lawyers and Judges Take the Stand to Relate Their Funniest Stories. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: MacDONALD, Peter V, ROBINETTE, John J., foreword MacGILLIVRAY, A.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Methuen, Toronto , 1985, ISBN:0458994502: 1985

Seller ID: 110947

ISBN: 0458994502


MacDONALD, Peter V., Q.C. Court Jesters : Canada's Lawyers and Judges Take the Stand to Relate Their Funniest Stories. Illustrations by David Brown. Toronto : Methuen, (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),7-208. 8vo, beige cloth spine, brownish grey boards, gilt lettering to spine. MacDonald (b.1934) is a native of Halifax, son of Vincent C. MacDonald. Contents: Foreword by John J. Robinette, Q.C. Part I. Order in the Court. 1. The Best Free Show in Town; 2. Here Come de Judge; 3. Twelve Good and True; 4. Witnesses; 5. Oh, Those Witty Lawyers; View more info

Phenological Observations in Nova Scotia and Canada, 1901 [and] Labrador Plants

By: MacKAY, A.H. PREST, W.H. ROBINSON, C.B. Nova Scotian Institute of Science

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Halifax, 1902,:

Seller ID: 83171


MacKAY, A.H. Phenological Observations in Nova Scotia and Canada, 1901 [and] Labrador Plants [Collected by W.H. Prest on the Labrador Coast north of Hamilton Inlet, from the 25th of June to the 12th of August, 1901]. [Offprint] From the Transactions of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, Vol. X, Session 1901-1902. Pp (1),486-508. 8vo, green stapled printed wrappers. Contents : Phenological Observations... (pp 486-501); Labrador Plants... (pp. 507-508). Also includes “Early Intervale Flora of Eastern Nova Scotia” by Robinson (pp 502-506). Some wear to spine, else near fine. Uncommon. 60.... View more info

Canada Looks Abroad.

By: MacKAY, R.A., and E.B. ROGERS DAFOE, J.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Canadian Institute of International Affairs, London / Toronto / New York , 1938,:

Seller ID: 95708


MacKAY, R.A., and E.B. ROGERS. Canada Looks Abroad. With a Foreword by J.W.Dafoe. London / Toronto / New York : Oxford University Press, 1938. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs. Fir st Edition. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-402,(2). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I. - Domestic Bases. 1. The geographical background. 2. The Canadian economy. 3. Commercial policy. 4. The Canadian people. Part II. - The Development of External Relations and Policy. 5. Canada and the empire. 6. Canada and the League of Nations. 7. Canada and the United St... View more info

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Past and Present of Prince Edward Island. First Edition.

By: MacKINNON, D.A., and A.B. WARBURTON, (eds.) WARBURTON, A.B.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: B.F. Bowen & Co., 1906,:

Seller ID: 8026


MacKINNON, D.A., and A.B. WARBURTON, (eds.). Past and Present of Prince Edward Island embracing A Concise Review of Its Early Settlement, Development and Present Conditions, written by the most gifted authors of the province under the editorship of ... to which is appended A Compendium of Life Sketches of Representative Men and Families of the Island. Illustrated. Charlottetown : B.F. Bowen & Co., n.d. [1906?] First Edition. Pp (18),[1]-304,[305a]-400a,305-731,(7), + 36 plates. Double Column. Large thick 8vo, in original pressed black leather, original blue floral endpapers, a.e.g. ... View more info

To the Honorable Miss S... and other stories. First Printing Thus in dustjacket

By: MARUT, Ret, a./k/a B. TRAVEN WYATT, Will SILCOCK, Peter TRAVEN, B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lawrence Hill & Co. / Cienfuegos Press, Westport, Conn. / Sanday, Orkney, 1981, ISBN:0904564452:

Seller ID: 109277


MARUT, Ret, a./k/a B. TRAVEN. To the Honorable Miss S... and other stories.With an Introduction by Will Wyatt. Translated from the German by Peter Si lcock. Westport, Conn.: Lawrence Hill & Co. / Sanday, Orkney : Cienfuegos Press, (1981). First Printing Thus. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),3-151,(1). 8vo, reddish-brown cloth, black lettering to spine. "Here are fifteen stories by the author who later became famous under the name of B. Traven, written during the years when he was an itinerant actor and journalist in Germany before and during World War I. Most of these stories first appeared when Ret Ma... View more info

Boy Scouts Year Book of Wild-Animal Stories. First Printing in dustjacket

By: MATHIEWS, Franklin K. (ed.) COMSTOCK, Enos B. PEYTON, A. Conway BULL, Charles Livingston

Price: $28.00

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, New York / London, 1940,:

Seller ID: 111102


MATHIEWS, Franklin K., (ed.). The Boy Scouts Year Book of Wild-Animal Stories. Illustrations by Enos B. Comstock and A. Conway Peyton. Frontispiece byCharles Livingston Bull. Published for The Boy Scouts of America. New York / London : D. Appleton-Century Company, (1940). First Printing [with (1) o n foot of last page]. Pp (4),v-xii,(2),1-295,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Introduction (byDr. James E. West). Ricardo's Man Friday (by E. Waldo Long). Old Lady Ephr aim (by Raymond S. Spears). The Club-Horned Moose (by John Beames). Then Ga... View more info

Pelts and Powder : A Story of the West Coast in the Making.

By: McKELVIE, B.A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons , London & Toronto , 1929,:

Seller ID: 89840


McKELVIE, B.A. Pelts and Powder : A Story of the West Coast in the Making. With Eight Illustrations. London & Toronto : J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., (1929).First Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-238,(4). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, green clo th, black lettering to spine. “In picturing the life and times of the trade, the history of the little brigantine Hope, Captain Joseph Ingraham, of Boston, has been closely followed. The original of this interesting record isin the Library of Congress at Washington, D.C., while a photostat copy is in the Provincial Archives at Victoria, British Columbia. While the youthf... View more info