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On the Battlefields Vol.II, 1st pbk pr

By: BENEDICT, Michael, (ed.) GRANATSTEIN, J.L., (foreword) WHITEHOUSE, Arch BIRD, Will R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Penguin Canada, 2003, ISBN:0143012223:

Seller ID: 55658


BENEDICT, Michael, (ed.). On the Battlefields : Two World Wars That Shaped a Nation: Canada at War, Volume II. Foreword by J. L. Granatstein. From theArchives of Maclean's. (Toronto): Penguin Canada, (2003). First Printing. 8vo, cardcovers. Pp (8),[ix]-xvii,(3),[1]-412. Illustrations in the text. 8vo, cardcovers. Includes Charles Rawlings' "Fighting Ships" (pp.196-210); Arch Whitehouse's "They Kill U-Boats" (pp.273-293); and Jack McNaught's ""The Nightmare Convoy of the Atlantic" (pp.393-409). Also Will R. Bird's "WhatPrice Vimy?" (pp.164-172). Remainder mar... View more info

On the Battlefields Vol.II, in dj.

By: BENEDICT, Michael, (ed.) GRANATSTEIN, J.L., (foreword) WHITEHOUSE, Arch BIRD, Will R.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Penguin Canada, 2002, ISBN:0143013416:

Seller ID: 88842


BENEDICT, Michael, (ed.). On the Battlefields : Two World Wars That Shaped a Nation: Canada at War, Volume II. Foreword by J. L. Granatstein. From theArchives of Maclean's. (Toronto): Penguin Canada, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvii,(3),[1]-412. Illustrations in the text. 8vo, grey cloth boards with blue cloth spine. Includes Charles Rawlings' "Fighting Ships" (pp.196-210); Arch Whitehouse's "They Kill U-Boats" (pp.273-293); and Jack McNaught's ""The Nightmare Convoy of the Atlantic" (pp.393-409). Also Will R.Bird's "What Price Vimy?" (pp.164-172). ... View more info

Romantic Nova Scotia

By: BIRD, W. R. Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association, 0,:

Seller ID: 111973


BIRD, W. R. "Romantic Nova Scotia." An article extracted from Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association [running head], 1948, pp 137-140. 8vo, corner stapled. Also incuded is "Some Early Agricultural Records" by A. Kersall (pp 141-148). Shipping charges may be reduced due to its light weight. Extractedfrom larger work, stapled detached leaves, else good. As is. 10.00 View more info

So Much to Record. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1951,:

Seller ID: 38885


BIRD, Will R. So Much to Record. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (September 1951). First Printing. Pp 317. 8vo, maroon cloth. Watters p.317, Laugher p.38, Rhodenizer p.767. A novel concerning the fortunes of a Nova Scotia shipbuilding family whose fortunes are displaced by the emergence of steam and steel technologies. Faint shelfwear, else very good in rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

So Much to Record. First Edition, signed

By: BIRD, Will R

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson, 1951,:

Seller ID: 67744


BIRD, Will R. So Much to Record. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (September 1951). First Printing. +Pp 317. 8vo, maroon cloth. Watters p.317, Laugher p.38, Rhodenizer p.767. A novel concerning the fortunes of a Nova Scotia shipbuilding family whose fortunes are displaced by the emergence of steam and steel technologies. Vg. Signed by the author. 30.00 View more info

Shy Yorkshireman. First Edition In dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1955,:

Seller ID: 20134


BIRD, Will R. The Shy Yorkshireman. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1955). First Edition. Pp (6),7-253,(3). 8vo, orange-brown cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.249, Laugher p.38. A novel by this Nova Scotia author. "Robin Crabtree's family was of good Yorkshire stock and Yorkshire blood is thicker than water, but his older sister was his mothers special pride and Robin himself discovered that he had been an unwanted child. When he defied his family and declared his love for Nellie Jack, his mother and sisters were allied against him and he was outwitted. Nellie moved out oi his reac... View more info

Maid of the Marshes. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Amherst, 1935,:

Seller ID: 74686


BIRD, Will R. Maid of the Marshes. Amherst, N.S.: Published by the Author, 1935. ''This book was designed and printed by the Perrault Printing Company, Montreal, Canada''. First Edition. Pp (10),11-198. 8vo, blue cloth, with yellow lettering. Watters p.248, Rhodenizer p.766, Laugher p.37. Bird's first novel. ''The story of an unusual girl with Irish mystic in her veins whofelt her life was dominated by the eerie history of her home hill on the m arshes - who, supported only by the memories of her mother she had adored, met more than her share of the world's grim realities - who loved, whole-so... View more info

Angel Cove. First Edition In dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1972,:

Seller ID: 1974


BIRD, Will R. Angel Cove. Toronto : Macmillan, (1972). First Edition. Pp (10),1-236,(10). 8vo, blue cloth. Laugher p.38, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 2140. A set of stories set in a Newfoundland fishing village in the 1920s. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Despite the Distance. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ryerson, Toronto, 1961,:

Seller ID: 67745


BIRD, Will R. Despite the Distance. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1961). First Edition. Pp. (6),[1]-280,(2). 8vo, white cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The final volume in Bird's fictional trilogy that began with "Here Stays Good Yorkshire", and followed "Tristram's Salvation". "Although TristramCrabtree's wife, and furious relatives believed be had deserted tbemand Cu mberland County, Nova Scotia, to sail south for Boston, they would have been even More enraged had they known that Tristram was in fact becoming enamoured of Thora Gidney on the Merry Minx bound for Hull i... View more info

This is Nova Scotia. 3rd ed, in worn dj

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, 1955,:

Seller ID: 5161


BIRD, Will R., Litt.D. This is Nova Scotia. Tor.: The Ryerson Press, (1955). Third (Revised) Edition. Pp (6), vii-viii, 1-299, (1), frontis.+ 24 p. plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.952, Laugher p.38, Rhodenizer p.84, NSIB 196. Black & white frontispiece "Entrance to Port Royal Habitation". Chapters : The Overland Gateway, The Road to the Valley, The Oldest Settled Part, Through the Acadian Land, The Salty South Shore, Along Canada's Ocean Playground, The Eastern Shore, Colourful Cape Breton, Along Northumberland Strait. With an index. Name, else vg in worn dj. 25.00 View more info

These are the Maritimes. 4th Printing in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1969,:

Seller ID: 31610


BIRD, Will R. These are the Maritimes. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1969).Fourth Printing. Pp (10),1-333,(1) + 16 p. photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Watter s p.952, Laugher p.38. Gift inscription, else very good in rubbed dustjacket. 18.00 View more info

Off-Trail in Nova Scotia. 4th in dj

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1968,:

Seller ID: 39174


BIRD, Will R. Off-Trail in Nova Scotia. Tor.:Ryerson Press, (1968). Fourth Printing. Pp (4),v-xiv,1-314, +16 pp.photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.952, Laugher p.38, Rhodenizer p.84. Chapters: 1. The Unknown Half of Nova Scotia; 2. Off-Trail in Hants County; 3. Off-Trail Along the Fundy; 4. "By the Great Long Lake We Found Them"; 5. Off-Trail Along the Neck; 6. Islands Off-Trail; 7. Ex-soldiers Poor Settlers; 8. Through the garden of Eden; 9. Cape Breton Corners; 10. Bears, and Moose, and the Biggest Woman. With an index. Vg in rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

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The Communication Trench. First Edition

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Amherst, N.S, 1933,: 1933

Seller ID: 1238


BIRD, Will R. The Communication Trench. Amherst, Nova Scotia : "Published by the Author", 1933. First Edition. "Printed in Canada by Perrault Printing Company at Montreal in the Province of Quebec". Pp (8),[9]-336. 8vo (137 x 196 mm), red cloth, with black lettering to front & spine. William Richard Bird (b. May 11, 1891, East Mapleton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d.January 28, 1984, Sackville, New Brunswick). Watters p 603, Rhodenizer p 766. "When Thirteen Years After appeared in book form a great many disgruntled veterans of the Second and... View more info

Angel Cove. First Edition In dustjacket, Signed

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1972,:

Seller ID: 57908


BIRD, Will R. Angel Cove. Toronto : Macmillan, (1972). First Edition. Pp (10),1-236,(10). 8vo, blue cloth. Laugher p.38, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 2140. A set of stories set in a Newfoundland fishing village in the 1920s. Very good in nicked dustjacket.j. Signed by Bird without inscription. 30.00 View more info

Here Stays Good Yorkshire. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1945,:

Seller ID: 20132


BIRD, Will R. Here Stays Good Yorkshire. Toonto : The Ryerson Press, (1945). Pp (6),vii-xiv,(2),1-332,(4). 8vo, red cloth. Watters p.248, Rhodenizer p.766-7, Laugher p.38. Very good in poor, chipped dustjacket. . 20.00 View more info

This is Nova Scotia. 1st pr, in dj

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, 1950,:

Seller ID: 68460


BIRD, Will R., Litt.D. This is Nova Scotia. Tor.: The Ryerson Press, (April1950). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-299,(1), frontis.+ 24 p. plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.952, Laugher p.38, Rhodenizer p.84, NSIB 196. Black & white frontispiece "Entrance to Port Royal Habitation". Chapters : The Overland Gateway, The Road to the Valley, The Oldest Settled Part, Through the Acadian Land, The Salty South Shore, Along Canada's Ocean Playground,The Eastern Shore, Colourful Cape Breton, Along Northumberland Strait. Wit h an index. Vg in worn and chipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Thirteen Years After : The Story of the Old Front Revisited. maroon cloth.

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: MacLean Publishing Co, 1932,:

Seller ID: 73639


BIRD, Will R. Thirteen Years After : The Story of the Old Front Revisited. Toronto: MacLean Publishing Co., 1932. Pp. [10],1-180,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, pebbled maroon cloth, with gilt lettering to front and a blank spine. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide toMemoirs 332, Laugher p.37, Cooke p.106, Watters p.603. Front inner hinge c racked, some light wear to outer hinges and spine ends, else vg. 175.00 View more info

Maid of the Marshes. in dj

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Amherst, 1935,:

Seller ID: 1343


BIRD, Will R. Maid of the Marshes. Amherst, N.S.: Published by the Author, 1935. ''This book was designed and printed by the Perrault Printing Company, Montreal, Canada''. First Edition. Pp (10),11-198. 8vo, blue cloth, with yellow lettering. Watters p.248, Rhodenizer p.766, Laugher p.37. Bird's first novel. ''The story of an unusual girl with Irish mystic in her veins whofelt her life was dominated by the eerie history of her home hill on the m arshes - who, supported only by the memories of her mother she had adored, met more than her share of the world's grim realities - who loved, whole-so... View more info

This is Nova Scotia. 5th pr, in dj

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1961,:

Seller ID: 96198


BIRD, Will R., Litt.D. This is Nova Scotia. Tor.: The Ryerson Press, (1961). Fifth Printing. Pp (6), vii-viii, 1-299, (1), frontis.+ 24 p. plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Morley p.69, Watters p.952, Laugher p.38, Rhodenizer p.84, NSIB 196. Black & white frontispiece "Entrance to Port Royal Habitation". Chapters : The Overland Gateway, The Road to the Valley, The Oldest Settled Part, Through the Acadian Land, The Salty South Shore, Along Canada's Ocean Playground, The Eastern Shore, Colourful Cape Breton, Along Northumberland Strait. With an index. Very good in lightly dampstained, edge-nicked... View more info

Maid of the Marshes. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Amherst, 1935,:

Seller ID: 77162


BIRD, Will R. Maid of the Marshes. Amherst, N.S.: Published by the Author, 1935. ''This book was designed and printed by the Perrault Printing Company, Montreal, Canada''. First Edition. Pp (10),11-198. 8vo, blue cloth, with yellow lettering. Watters p.248, Rhodenizer p.766, Laugher p.37. Bird's first novel. ''The story of an unusual girl with Irish mystic in her veins whofelt her life was dominated by the eerie history of her home hill on the m arshes - who, supported only by the memories of her mother she had adored, met more than her share of the world's grim realities - who loved, whole-so... View more info