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Thirteen Years After : The Story of the Old Front Revisited. card covers

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: MacLean Publishing , 1932,:

Seller ID: 26201


BIRD, Will R. Thirteen Years After : The Story of the Old Front Revisited. Reprinted from Maclean's Magazine with additions. Toronto : MacLean Publishing Co., 1932. Pp (10),1-180,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 332, Laugher p.37, Cooke p.106, Watters p.603. Some nicking to spine ends and head and tail of outer hinges, small dampstain to gutter (affecting the first few and last few leaves; not affecting text), else vg. A nice bright copy. Scarce in softcover. 180.00 View more info

These are the Maritimes. 2nd Printing in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1964,:

Seller ID: 96152


BIRD, Will R. These are the Maritimes. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1964). Second Printing. Pp (10),1-333,(1) + 16 p. photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Wattersp.952, Laugher p.38. "This is a different sort of travel book. It does not pretend to list all there is to be found in the Maritimes but recounts the adventures of the author as he motored along the coast, through forested i nland, in and out of delightful valleys, along pleasant vistas of farm lands and sleepy little rivers. He interviewed a variety of residents in the areas, learned their philosophy of life, listened to their favourite stor... View more info

Sunrise for Peter. First Edition In dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson, 1946,:

Seller ID: 29610


BIRD, Will R. Sunrise for Peter and Other Stories. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (September 1946). First Printing. Pp [i]-vii,1-223,(1). 8vo, orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.249, Rhodenizer p.766, Laugher p.38. Not in O'Dea. Includes 1. Sunrise for Peter [Newfoundlanders at the Somme]; 2. The Dory Builder; 3. The Substance of Content [Newfoundland]; 4. Paid-up Member; 5. When a Boy's a Man; 6. The First Platoon; 7. Ma's Enlargement; 8. Beyond the Wire; 9. Movies Come to Gull Point [Newfoundland?]; 10. Out of the Past [a Chignecto story]; 11. One Cold Night; 12. Brother [Spence... View more info

Maid of the Marshes. no dj

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amherst, 1935,:

Seller ID: 14040


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

Maid of the Marshes. First Edition

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amherst, Nova Scotia, 1935,:

Seller ID: 94464


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. First American Edition In dustjacket, Signed

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1950,:

Seller ID: 14284


BIRD, Will R., Litt.D. This is Nova Scotia. Toonto : The Ryerson Press, (April 1950). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-299,(1), frontis.+ 24 pp.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. Slight spine roll, else very good in ru... View more info

Judgment Glen. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, 1947,:

Seller ID: 20131


BIRD, Will R. Judgment Glen. Toronto. : The Ryerson Press, (October 1947). First Printing. Pp (8),1-315,(3). 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.248, Rhodenizer p.766-7, Laugher p.38. A novel about Yorkshire settlers set in 18th century Nova Scotia Very good in edgeworn, chipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

And We Go On. First Edition

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Hunter-Rose, Toronto, 1930,: 1930

Seller ID: 58617


BIRD, Will R. And We Go On. Toronto : The Hunter-Rose Co., Limited, 1930. First Edition. Pp (2),3-343,(1). 8vo (132 x 192 mm), red cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 258, Rhodenizer p.766, Watters p. 466, Laugher p.37. William Richard Bird (b. May 11, 1891, East Mapleton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d.January 28, 1984, Sackville, New Brunswick). The dust-jacket [not present with this copy] adds : "A story of the War by a Private in the Canadian Black Watch; a St... View more info

Sunrise for Peter. First Edition

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ryerson, Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 107384


BIRD, Will R. Sunrise for Peter and Other Stories. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (September 1946). First Printing. Pp [i]-vii,1-223,(1). 8vo, orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.249, Rhodenizer p.766, Laugher p.38. Not in O'Dea. Includes 1. Sunrise for Peter [Newfoundlanders at the Somme]; 2. The Dory Builder; 3. The Substance of Content [Newfoundland]; 4. Paid-up Member; 5. When a Boy's a Man; 6. The First Platoon; 7. Ma's Enlargement; 8. Beyond the Wire; 9. Movies Come to Gull Point [Newfoundland?]; 10. Out of the Past [a Chignecto story]; 11. One Cold Night; 12. Brother [Spence... View more info

To Love and To Cherish. 2nd printing in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1953,:

Seller ID: 107378


BIRD, Will R. To Love and To Cherish. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (December. 1953). Second Printing. Pp (6),1-309,(5). 8vo, green cloth, blue lettering to spine. Laugher p.38, Watters p.249, Rhodenizer p.767. ''The little village of Hugglesfield, Connecticut, like the rest of America, was torn by the American Revolution. Heber Marrack followed his parents to seek refuge in New York, and there he met Honesty Bartley, but Fate soon separated them.Heber made his way to Nova Scotia with the Port Roseway Associates to foun d the town of Shelburne. Honesty, after many trials, later finds her way to... View more info

This is Nova Scotia. 2nd pr, in dj

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1951,:

Seller ID: 74904


BIRD, Will R., Litt.D. This is Nova Scotia. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1951). Second 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. Colour frontispiece "Along the shore of Nova Scotia" (fishermen, flakes, &c). 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 nicked dustja... View more info

Amherst, Nova Scotia : The Gateway into the Land of Evangeline. Historical facts concerning Fort Beausejour; the long struggle for its possession between the French and English, and its final capture by the New England Regiment under Colonel Winslow

By: BIRD, Will R. (ed.).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: News Sentinel, Limited, Printers & Publishers, Amherst, N.S., 1925,: 1925

Seller ID: 82720


BIRD, Will R., (ed.). Amherst, Nova Scotia : The Gateway into the Land of Evangeline. Historical facts concerning Fort Beausejour; the long struggle for its possession between the French and English, and its final capture by the New England Regiment under Colonel Winslow in 1755. Every tourist should know about the old fort. (Arranged by Will R. Bird). (Amherst, N.S.: News Sentinel, Limited, Printers & Publishers), n.d. [sketch map dated 1925]. Pp [1]-22,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated brown stapled card covers, rounded edges. William Richard Bird (b. May 11, 1891, ... View more info

Atlantic Anthology First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R. and Alec LUCAS, (eds.) GILBERT, Humphrey ENGLISH, L.E.F. SMALLWOOD, Joseph R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1959,:

Seller ID: 3476


BIRD, Will R. and Alec LUCAS, (eds.). Atlantic Anthology. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart Limited, Publishers, (1959). First Edition. Pp (10),1-310. 8vo, turquoise cloth, silver lettering to spine. O'Dea 3368, Laugher p.39, Watters p.219, Spadoni & Donnelly 1518. Of particular Newfoundland interest: Letters Patents from Henry VII to John Cabot; Edward Haie's "Gilbert's V oyage to Newfoundland"; L.E.F. English's "Old St.John's" and "The Beothucks"; E.J. Pratt's "The Shark"; Christopher Pratt's "How Soon When the Day is White"; Norman Duncan's "The Fr... View more info

Atlantic Anthology First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R. and Alec LUCAS, (eds.) GILBERT, Humphrey ENGLISH, L.E.F. SMALLWOOD, Joseph R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1959,:

Seller ID: 3475


BIRD, Will R. and Alec LUCAS, (eds.). Atlantic Anthology. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart Limited, Publishers, (1959). First Edition. Pp (10),1-310. 8vo, turquoise cloth, silver lettering to spine. O'Dea 3368, Laugher p.39, Watters p.219, Spadoni & Donnelly 1518. Of particular Newfoundland interest: Letters Patents from Henry VII to John Cabot; Edward Haie, "Gilbert's Vo yage to Newfoundland"; L.E.F.English, "Old St.John's" and "The Beothucks"; E.J.Pratt, "The Shark"; Christopher Pratt, "How Soon When the Day is White"; Norman Duncan, "The Fruits of... View more info

Sea-Conditioned Nova Scotia

By: BIRD, Will R. Canadian Geographical Journal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1947,:

Seller ID: 72636


BIRD, Will R.. Sea-Conditioned Nova Scotia . Reprinted from the Canadian Geographical Journal, February 1947. Pp (3),58-82,(4). Double column. Illustrated with 53 photos. 8vo, self-wraps. Apart from the section entitled "The Influence of the Sea," over a dozen of the photos are of marine subjects. Edgeworn, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Sea-Conditioned Nova Scotia : An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, February 1947

By: BIRD, Will R. Canadian Geographical Journal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1947,:

Seller ID: 98320


BIRD, Will R.. "Sea-Conditioned Nova Scotia." An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, February 1947, pp 56-85. Double column. Illustrated. 8vo, red and white self-wraps. Apart from the section entitled "The Influenceof the Sea," over a dozen of the photos are of marine subjects. Other arti cles : "The Cocos Islands : Indian Ocean Island with a Social Security Scheme" by Sydney Moorhouse (pp 86-89); "Crops in Abundance" by T.H. Mather (pp90-105). Lightly rubbed, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Some Historic Houses of Nova Scotia. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 57, No. 2, August, 1958

By: BIRD, Will R. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 57, No. 2 BEDARD, Avila BOWSER, Earl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1957,:

Seller ID: 100192


BIRD, Will R.. "Some Historic Houses of Nova Scotia." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LVII, No. 2, August, 1958, pp 62-65. Ottawa : Canadian Geographical Society, 1957. Pp (3),36-69,v-xi. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes Avila Bedard's "Forestry in Quebec, Past, Present, Future" (pp 36-49); Earl Bowser's "The Land of the Indus" (pp 50-61); Madge Macbeth's "The Cave Dwellers of Atalaya" (pp 66-69). Cover photo of a mother goat and her "kids." Rubbed, else very good. For t... View more info

Chignecto

By: BIRD, Will R. Ryerson Cdn History Readers Series.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1930,:

Seller ID: 7002


BIRD, Will R. Chignecto. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1930). Pp 1-30,(2). Illustrated. Small 8vo, stapled red card covers. Laugher p.37. Not in Watters or Rhodenizer. W. Stewart Wallace, The Ryerson Imprint, p.82. In the TheRyerson Canadian History Readers series. Faint cover creasing, else very g ood. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00 View more info

Sydney : Age 150. An article in Maclean's : Canada's National Magazine, Vol. 48, No. 9, May 1, 1935

By: BIRD, Will R. SMYTHE, Connie REEVE, Ted McFARLAND, John I.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Maclean Publishing Company Limited, Toronto , 1935,:

Seller ID: 87837


BIRD, Will R. “Sydney : Age 150.” An article in Maclean's : Canada's National Magazine, Vol. 48, No. 9, May 1, 1935, pp 24, 48-49 (with 3 illustrations). Toronto : The Maclean Publishing Company Limited, 1935. Pp 1-52. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Cover photo of King George. Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana. Other articles : “Connie Smythe” [hockey] by Ted Reeve (pp 11, 59-60); “Our Wheat Position” by John I. McFarland (pp 15, 57-58); “Policing B.C. Series, No. 2 – Murder Runs Amok” by N. De Bertrand Lugrin, (pp 18, 52-53); and more, includin... View more info

Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. 1st in dj. Triple signed (by Bird & 2 Jacks)

By: BIRD, Will R. VENESS, Jack M. FAIRWEATHER, Jack L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ryerson, Toronto, 1954,:

Seller ID: 46065


BIRD, Will R. The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. Toronto: Ryerson Press, (1954). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(1),1-209,(5) + 12 p. of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Slightbumping to spine ends, sparse top edge spotting, previous owner's name ink ed to ffep, else very good in nicked, faintly foxed (rear panel), dust jacket. A nice copy. Signed by Bird and both Jacks (without inscription) on thehalf-title leaf. 125.00 View more info