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The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. Second Printing in dustjacket, Signed

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

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1954,: 1954

Seller ID: 78556


BIRD, Will R. The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (November, 1954). Second Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-209,(5) + 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo (149 x 220 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. William Richard Bird (b. May 11, 1891, East Mapleton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d.January 28, 1984, Sackville, New Brunswick). Watters p.466, Rhodenizer pp.669 and 696, Laugher p.38. "'So they went back to civilian life and joined hundreds of others in college classes, sank their identity and r... View more info

The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. First Edition in dustjacket

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

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1954,: 1954

Seller ID: 61293


BIRD, Will R. The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1954). First Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-209,(5) + 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo (153 x 222 mm), green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.466, Rhodenizer pp.669, 696, Laugher p.38. William Richard Bird, Litt.D. (b. May 11, 1891, East Mapleton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d.January 28, 1984, Sackville, New Brunswick). "'So they went back to civilian life and joined hundreds of others in college classe... View more info

Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather.. 1st pr. no dj.

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

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, 1954,:

Seller ID: 16763


BIRD, Will R. The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1954). First Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-209,(5) + 12 p. of photos. 8vo, green cloth. Watters p.466, Rhodenizer pp.669, 696, Laugher p.38. "'So they went back to civilian life and joined hundreds of others in college classes, sank their identity and relegated memories of prison camps and prison trains, Maquis expeditions and North Nova battles, Captain Le Coz and the volatile Mimi, to the realm of things forgotten.' Thus ends the thrilling account of the ... View more info

The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. Second Printing

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

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, 1954,: 1954

Seller ID: 4462


BIRD, Will R. The Two Jacks : The Amazing Adventures of Major Jack M. Veness and Major Jack L. Fairweather. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (November, 1954). Second Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-209,(5) + 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo (149 x 220 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. William Richard Bird (b. May 11, 1891, East Mapleton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d.January 28, 1984, Sackville, New Brunswick). Watters p.466, Rhodenizer pp.669 and 696, Laugher p.38. "'So they went back to civilian life and joined hundreds of others in college class... View more info

Newfoundland's Ambitious City. Worn

By: Corner Brook). BEATTIE, Kim National Home Monthly 51:9 BEATTIE, Kim BIRD, Will R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1950,:

Seller ID: 11978


(Corner Brook). BEATTIE, Kim. "Newfoundland's Ambitious City." An article in National Home Monthly, Vol.51, No.9, September 1950. Winnipeg : Home Publing Co.Ltd., 1950. Pp 48-53, with 3 photos. Double column. 8vo, wraps. Also contains Will R. Bird's "In Search of a Canadian" (pp.13-17); and an anonymous one pager, "Miracle in Annapolis Valley". Covers detached but present, else vg. For the issue 10.00 View more info

Obseet : A Tale of the last of the Beothucks". An article in The Spectator,Blossom Issue, No.33, May, 1965

By: DODDS, D.G. Spectator Issue 33 BUCKLER, Ernest BIRD, Will R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1965,:

Seller ID: 17244


DODDS, D.G. "Obseet : A Tale of the last of the Beothucks". An article in The Spectator, Blossom Issue, No.33, May, 1965, pp. 7,25-28. Other articles : Ernest Buckler's "Should Auld Acquaintance"; Helen Middleton's "A Son Is A Son"; Will R. Bird's "Bachelor Brother"; and 33rd Apple Blossom Festival Programme. Very good. For the issue 10.00 View more info

History of Kings County, Nova Scotia, Heart of the Acadian Land, giving a sketch of the French and their expulsion; and a history of the New England Planters who came in their stead, with many genealogies 1604-1910. Will R. Bird's copy.

By: EATON, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton BIRD, Will R., association copy)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Salem Press Company, Salem, MA, 1910,:

Seller ID: 92530


EATON, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton. The History of Kings County, Nova Scotia,Heart of the Acadian Land, giving a sketch of the French and their expulsi on; and a history of the New England Planters who came in their stead, withmany genealogies 1604-1910. Salem, MA : The Salem Press Co., 1910. Pp. [i] -xii,(4),[1]-898,(2). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering and borders to spine. A chronological history of Kings County, Nova Scotia, from the arrival of Champlain and de Monts to the publication of this volume. Contents : 1. King's County. 2. The Micmac Indians. 3. The Acadian French. 4. The Acadi... View more info

Captain Calls : 300 Years of Nova Scotia Military History. First Edition.

By: FOX, Brent BIRD, Will R. HALL, William BORDEN, Frederick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1993, ISBN:0889995230:

Seller ID: 6823


FOX, Brent. The Captain Calls : 300 Years of Nova Scotia Military History. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1993). First Edition. Pp (3),4-204. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue and purple card covers with white spine. Cover adds : "Heroes, Scapegoats & Men of Duty: From the Colonial Wars to the Present Day." Chapters : I. The 18th Century [John Paul Mascarene, John Winslow, Timothy Ruggles]; II.The 19th Century [Sir Fenwick Williams (after whom Port Williams is named), William Hall, v.c., Sir John Inglis]; III.Canadian Services Founder Dr. Sir Frederick Borden; IV.The Boer War, 189... View more info

Woven Weirs of MInas. First Edition

By: GORDON, Joleen Nova Scotia Museum Curatorial Report No. 73 BIRD, Will R. BEATTIE, Margaret J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, NS, 1993,:

Seller ID: 107774


GORDON, Joleen. The Woven Weirs of Minas. Nova Scotia Museum Curatorial Report Number 73. Halifax: Nova Scotia Museum, January, 1993. First Edition. Pp (2),1-75,(1). With 47 b&w photos, some maps and other illustrations in the text. Large 8vo (8½ x 11 inches), black plastic comb-bound, illustrated blue cardcovers, lettered in black. Joleen Gordon, née Aldous (b. 1945, Toronto). Contents : Introduction; History of the Brush Weirs in Nova Scotia; The James Webb Weir at Economy, Nova Scotia; The Gerald Lewis Weir at Five Islands, Nova Scotia; Summary; Bibliography; Appendix One - Description of... View more info

Province of Nova Scotia, Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the Year Ending December 31, 1965

By: Historic Sites Advisory Council BIRD, Will R.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Queen's Printer, Halifax, 1966,:

Seller ID: 93504


(Historic Sites Advisory Council). Province of Nova Scotia, Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the Year Ending December 31, 1965. Halifax, N.S.: Queen's Printer, (1966). Pp [1]-27,(1). 8vo, grey printed stapled card covers. Submitted by Will R. Bird, Chairman of the History Sites AdvisoryCouncil. Name, else very good, with perforated postcard order form tipped in. 22.00 View more info

Maritime Advocate and Busy East. Vol. 37, No. 11, June 1947

By: Maritime Advocate and Busy East) HIGGINS, George I. MANNY, Louise BIRD, Will R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Busy East Press, Limited, Sackville, New Brunswick, 1947,:

Seller ID: 111764


(Maritime Advocate and Busy East). Maritime Advocate and Busy East. Vol. 37, No. 11, June 1947. Sackville, New Brunswick, The Busy East Press, Limited, 1947. Pp (2),[3]-32. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : Envoy from "The Toiling of Felix" (by Henry Van Dyke); Many Topics Discussed Briefly; A Royal Wedding of Twenty-Five Years Ago (by Grace McLeod Rogers); Fort Jemseg is Rich in Historic Interest (by George I. Higgins); The Musket (by Will R. Bird); Loyalist Gold (by Annie F. N. Beals); Today's Youth Are Not Just Like Their Parents (Fro... View more info

In the Province of History : The Making of the Public Past in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia. First Edition, paperback

By: McKAY, Ian and Robin BATES BATES, Robin RADDALL, Thomas) BIRD, Will R.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2010, ISBN:9780773537040:

Seller ID: 88514


McKAY, Ian and Robin BATES. In the Province of History : The Making of the Public Past in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia . Montreal and Kingston : McGill-Queens University Press, (2010). First Edition. Pp. (14),[3]-481,(3). With a few illustrations in the text. 8vo (158 x 234 mm), art-illustrated cardcovers with black lettering to white spine. Ian McKay (b. 1953). "Nova Scotia's captivating natural beauty and important place in the history of North America and the Atlantic world make it a premier tourist destination for visitors from around the world. From re-enactments at the Halifax Citad... View more info

Where to Find the Birds in Nova Scotia. 4th pr

By: Nova Scotia Bird Society) DOBSON, P.R. (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1976,:

Seller ID: 13249


(Nova Scotia Bird Society). Where to Find the Birds in Nova Scotia. (Halifax : N.S. Bird Society, 1976). Fourth Printing. Pp (2),1-41,(1). Maps. 8vo, blue card covers. Vg. 5.00 View more info

Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 1971

By: Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly MacLAREN, George BIRD, Will R. STEPHENS, David E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1971,: 1971

Seller ID: 35741


Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 1, No. 2, June 1971. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Petheric Press Limited, 1971. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),85-180. 8vo (159 x 240 mm), pale blue cardcovers, with black lettering to front cover, with blank spine. Of nautical interest : George MacLaren's "Communications in the Northumberland Strait and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 1775-1951" (pp.101-125, "This is not an attempt to record the history of navigation in the Gulf of St. Lawrence but rather to act as a guide for rese... View more info

Notable Nova Scotians

By: SELLICK, Lester B. KIRKCONNELL, Watson BIRD, Will R. FERGUSSON, Bruce

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport , 1981, ISBN:0889991448:

Seller ID: 4847


SELLICK, Lester B. Notable Nova Scotians. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1981). Pp (3),4-104. 8vo, cream trade paperback. Lester Benjamin Sellick, (b.1913, Fredericton, Prince Edward Island). Howard L. Bronson, Donald Wetmore, Watson Kirkconnell, Will R. Bird, Robert W. Chambers (with 3 cartoons), Arnold E.E. Blackburn, Lyman A. Trerice, Charles Bruce Fergusson, and Don Messer. O/p. Vg. 9.00 View more info

Sojourn. [Fourth Issue]

By: Sojourn) BIRD, Will R. ORR, R.G. BLAKELY, Phyllis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sojourn, 1975,:

Seller ID: 13657


(Sojourn). Sojourn : The Magazine for Nova Scotia. [Fourth Issue] June 1975. Pp [1]-64. Illustrated. 4to, card covers. Contents: "Early Training" by M.V. Marshall; "The C.S.S. Acadia" by R.G. Orr ; "Gardener's Green" by Robert Mann; "The Naming of the River" by Charles S. Ross; "The Wreck of the Atlantic"; "The Answer is Written in the Wind" by Lembi Buchanan; "Sir WilliamAlexander" by Peter L. McCreath; "Cottar's Saturday Night" by L.B. Sellick ; "Of Men, Ships & the Sea" by Russ Lownds; "Doomed Bridge" by Allan D... View more info

King's College Record. Volume 69, No. 3, Haliburton Number, 1948

By: University of King's College BIRD, Will R. MERKEL, Andrew BETT, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published by the Undergraduates of Canada's Oldest University, Halifax, 1948,:

Seller ID: 85662


(University of King's College). The King's College Record. Vol. 69, No. 3, Haliburton Number, 1948. Halifax : Published by the Undergraduates of Canada's Oldest University, 1948. Pp 1-79,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, white printed card covers. Includes various literary items, features, sports, student organizations, social activities, etc. with many advertisements. Of special interest : Will R. Bird's “Let's Write About Nova Scotia” (pp 7-8); Andrew Merkel's “Racing Fisherman” [about international fisherman-type schooner racing] (pp 9-11); Donald Betts' “The Northumberland Fisherman” (pp ... View more info

Narrow Gauge Railway: Newfoundlanders.

By: WALTERS, Ed Atlantic Advocate 69:08 COISH, Calvin BIRD, Will R.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 1979,:

Seller ID: 4611


(Railway). WALTERS, Ed. "That Narrow Gauge Railway : Newfoundlanders Worried About Its Future". An article in The Atlantic Advocate, April 1979. Vol.69, No.8. Pp 20-21 (1 p.map, 1 p.text). Also Gary Saunders' "The Blue Dory" (pp.24-27); Calvin Coish's "Oxen Pond Botanic Park : A Living Laboratory" (pp.46-50). Also Peter Chrzanowski's "Fredericton Skiers Assault Peru's Highest Peak" (pp.10-15); Jane E. Wilson's "Vesey's Seeds : Small is Beautiful"(pp.16-19); Rosemary Bauchman's "Nova Scotia, The Year of the Writer" (pp. 29-31); Karol Schweiger's &... View more info