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Collector: Fine Art for Fun and Profit. An article about Halifax art dealer, Robert Manuge, in Axiom : Atlantic Canada's Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, February/March 1976

By: Axiom : Atlantic Canada's Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, February/March 1976 BRUCE, Harry MANUGE, Robert CAMPAGNA, Wayne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Axiom, Halifax , 1976,:

Seller ID: 84600


BRUCE, Harry. “The Collector: Fine Art for Fun and Profit.” An article about Halifax art dealer, Robert Manuge, in Axiom : Atlantic Canada's Magazine,Vol. 2, No. 3, February/March 1976, pp 6-7, 42, 45, 57 (3 photos). (Halifa x : Axiom, 1976). Pp 1-60. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Cover photograph of Robert Manuge. Other articles : D.T. (Pat) Murphy's “Look out! here comes Henry Purdy”; Karen L. Casselman's “The Uncommon Art of Polly Greene”; John W. Chalmers's “The Mantle of Britannia”;Robert Nielsen's “Hockey: Circus of Violence”; David Co... View more info

Historic Headlines : A Century of Canadian News Dramas. Reprint in dustjacket

By: BERTON, Pierre (ed.) RADDALL, Thomas H. BRUCE, Harry MITCHELL, W.O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Illustrated Library, McClelland and Stewart , Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0771013086:

Seller ID: 111119


BERTON, Pierre, (ed.). Historic Headlines : A Century of Canadian News Dramas. (Toronto) : The Canadian Illustrated Library, (McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1974). Reprint. Pp (5),6-128. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, black cloth spine, reddish-brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. In the Canadian Illustrated Library series. Of nautical interest : 1929 : The I'm Alone Incident (by Harry Bruce, pp 73-82). Contents : 1868 : The Assassination of D'Arcy McGee (by Thomas H. Raddall). 1873 : The Cypress Hills Massacre (by Alan Phillips). 1885 : Van Horne Moves the Troops West (by Pierre Be... View more info

Mulgrave Road : Selected Poems of Charles Bruce. Paperback Edition.

By: BRUCE, Charles. Atlantic classics series). BRUCE, Harry, intro.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pottersfield, Porters Lake, 1984, ISBN:0919001238:

Seller ID: 35023


BRUCE, Charles. The Mulgrave Road : Selected Poems of Charles Bruce. Editedby Andy Wainwright and Lesley Choyce. With an Introduction by Harry Bruce. (Porters Lake).: Pottersfield Press, (1984). Pp. (3),4-80. 8vo, orange car d covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Native of Port Shoreham, Guysborough County. A volume in the Atlantic Classics series. Name inked to title page, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good.Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00 View more info

Down Home: Notes of a Maritime Son. First Paperback Printing

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, 1988, ISBN:1550132385: 1988

Seller ID: 14793

ISBN: 1550132385


BRUCE, Harry. Down Home : Notes of a Maritime Son. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (1989). First Printing. Pp (5),2-300,(2). 8vo (148 x 228 mm), blue photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to spine. William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer. Preface. 1. Won't You Come Back Home?; 2. Maritimers Are Lie a Motorcycle Gang; 3. Confederatuion, Carpetbaggers, Come From Aways; 4. We're All in the Family; 5. The Land's Lousy - and Unforgettable; 6. : In ... View more info

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An Illustrated History of Nova Scotia. First Edition

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1997, ISBN:1551092190: 1997

Seller ID: 23130

ISBN: 1551092190


BRUCE, Harry. An Illustrated History of Nova Scotia. (Halifax) : "Co-published by Nimbus Publishing Limited and The Province of Nova Scotia", (1997). First Edition. Pp (8),9-300. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, reddish-brown art-illustrated cardcovers, French flaps. Harry Bruce (b. 1934) journalist and author of many books. "Although Nova Scotia is Canada's second smallest province, its history is undoubtedly the most complicated, and probably the most horrendous of all. It was to this province's rocky soil and surrounding ocean that the two superpowers of the sixt... View more info

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Tall Ships : An Odyssey. First Edition

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Key Porter, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:1552631575: 2000

Seller ID: 39606

ISBN: 1552631575


BRUCE, Harry. Tall Ships : An Odyssey. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (2000). First Printing. Pp (6),7-96. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo (8 x 10 inches), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to blue spine. William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer. A glossy illustrated souvenir of the 2000 tall ships races, outlining the courses and the vessels participating. "For more than five thousand years, men have harnessed the wind to sail for trade, commercem exploration and conquest. ... View more info

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Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1987, ISBN:0920852912: 1987

Seller ID: 29772

ISBN: 0920852912


BRUCE, Harry. A Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1987). First Edition. Pp (6),7-100,(4). Illustrated with photos. 8vo, blue leatherette, gilt lettering to front and spine. The chapters (unnumbered in the book) are : 1. The Eastern Canada Savings and Loan Company, 1887-1976; 2. Trust and Guarantee Company and Crown Trust Company, 1897-1983; 3. The Nova Scotia Trust Company, 1912-1974; 4. The Central Trust Company of Canada, 1920-1974; 5. "Those Two Fascinating Financiers" [H. R... View more info

Movin' East. 1st pr. card covers

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1986,:

Seller ID: 23530


BRUCE, Harry. Movin' East : Further Writings. Tor.: Methuen, (1986). First Printing. Pp (6),1-240,(2). 8vo, card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

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Short, Happy Walks of Max MacPherson. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1968,:

Seller ID: 22895


BRUCE, Harry. The Short, Happy Walks of Max MacPherson. Illustrated by George Meadows. Toronto :Macmillan of Canada, 1968. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,[1]-167,(3). 8vo, puce cloth, white lettering to spine. William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer. Author's First Book. "Reviled Toronto, city of money and success, suddenly disappears in this book as Harry Bruce, alias Max MacPherson, walks back into his is own past, discovering again the excitement, the happiness, the great times he had there when he was young. Discovering the places where ... View more info

Down Home: Notes of a Maritime Son. in dj. signed

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Key Porter, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:1550130986:

Seller ID: 12378


BRUCE, Harry. Down Home: Notes of a Maritime Son. (Tor.) : Key Porter Books, (1988). Pp (5),2-300. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapter 6: In Search of Moonshadow(pp.145-168). "His lyrical account of his unrequited love affair with a Dr ascombe lugger will strike a responsive chord with anyone who has found joyin small boats." - dj. Chapter 10: Halifax: The Best Town I've Ever Known (pp.247-275). Prince Edward Island : The Seductive Myth of the Perfect Island (pp.227-246). New Brunswick: Saint John: City of Turbulent Spirits (pp.169-199); Fredericton: Pampered Pet of Old New Brunswick (pp.201-225)... View more info

A Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1987, ISBN:0920852912: 1987

Seller ID: 56621

ISBN: 0920852912


BRUCE, Harry. A Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1987). First Edition. Pp (6),7-100,(4). Illustrated with photos. 8vo, blue leatherette, gilt lettering to front and spine. William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer. The chapters (unnumbered in the book) are : 1. The Eastern Canada Savings and Loan Company, 1887-1976; 2. Trust and Guarantee Company and Crown Trust Company, 1897-1983; 3. The Nova Scotia Trust Company, 1912-1974; ... View more info

Lifeline : The Story of the Atlantic Ferries and Coastal Boats.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0770516084:

Seller ID: 3074


BRUCE, Harry. Lifeline : The Story of the Atlantic Ferries and Coastal Boats. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, 1977. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(5),3-249,(5) + 16 pages of plates (mostly b&w photos). Maps in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 1734. "This book represents popular history at its best. Section 1 (pp 1-97) covers the Newfoundland, Labrador, and Nova Scotia Coast Boats and Ferries. Includes the sinking of the Caribou, (October 13-14, 1942). A lively and journalistic treatment including ferries and coastal service between Nova Scotia and... View more info

Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. First Edition, paperback

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1987, ISBN:0920852890:

Seller ID: 25136


BRUCE, Harry. A Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1987). Pp (6),7-100,(4). Illustrated with photos. 8vo, blue cardcovers. "When a handful of Victorian Haligonians gathered in 1887 to form The Eastern Canada Savings and Loan Company, they could have never predicted that their little firm would one day form the cornerstone of a mighty corporation: Central Trust. This Maritime cmpany, which now enjoys a prominent place among Canada's financial institutions, is the culmination of a long-held dream of two shrewd financiers, Reuben Cohen ... View more info

Down Home: Notes of a Maritime Son. in dj.

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, 1988, ISBN:1550130986:

Seller ID: 10437


BRUCE, Harry. Down Home: Notes of a Maritime Son. (Tor.) : Key Porter Books, (1988). Pp (5),2-300. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapter 6: In Search of Moonshadow(pp.145-168). "His lyrical account of his unrequited love affair with a Dr ascombe lugger will strike a responsive chord with anyone who has found joyin small boats." - dj. Chapter 10: Halifax: The Best Town I've Ever Known (pp.247-275). Prince Edward Island : The Seductive Myth of the Perfect Island (pp.227-246). New Brunswick: Saint John: City of Turbulent Spirits (pp.169-199); Fredericton: Pampered Pet of Old New Brunswick (pp.201-225)... View more info

Happy Birthday, Dear Neptune : A Tenth Anniversary Historical Sketch

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 22377


BRUCE, Harry. Happy Birthday, Dear Neptune : A Tenth Anniversary HistoricalSketch. N.pl.: Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited, n.d. [1973]. Pp (48). Illustrated. Folio, card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1987, ISBN:0920852912: 1987

Seller ID: 63396


BRUCE, Harry. A Century at Central Trust : The Story of Its Growth. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1987). First Edition. Pp (6),7-100,(4). Illustrated with photos. 8vo, blue leatherette, gilt lettering to front and spine. The chapters (unnumbered in the book) are : 1. The Eastern Canada Savings and Loan Company, 1887-1976; 2. Trust and Guarantee Company and Crown Trust Company, 1897-1983; 3. The Nova Scotia Trust Company, 1912-1974; 4. The Central Trust Company of Canada, 1920-1974; 5. "Those Two Fascinating Financiers" [H. R... View more info

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Never Content : How Mavericks and Outsiders Made a Surprise Winner of Maritime Life. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Toronto, 2002,:

Seller ID: 69517


BRUCE, Harry. Never Content : How Mavericks and Outsiders Made a Surprise Winner of Maritime Life. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (2002). Pp. (4),5-256 + 4 leaves of plates. 8vo, navy blue boards, silver lettering to spine. William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer. "In Never Content, author Harry Bruce works from confidential corporate documents and candid interviews - in what is now hailed as 'Canada's insurance-consolidation sweepstakes' - to unravel and uncover the values, personalities and maneuvers that t... View more info

The Short, Happy Walks of Max MacPherson. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 15870


BRUCE, Harry. The Short, Happy Walks of Max MacPherson. Illustrated by George Meadows. Toronto :Macmillan of Canada, 1968. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,[1]-167,(3). 8vo, puce cloth, white lettering to spine. William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer. Author's First Book. "Reviled Toronto, city of money and success, suddenly disappears in this book as Harry Bruce, alias Max MacPherson, walks back into his is own past, discovering again the excitement, the happiness, the great times he had there when he was ... View more info

Frank Sobey : The Man and the Empire. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1985

Seller ID: 6272

ISBN: 0771598343


BRUCE, Harry. Frank Sobey : The Man and the Empire. Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Macmillan of Canada, (1985). Second Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,(2),1-443,(1). Illustrated. 8vo (179 x 249 mm), brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Frank Hoyse Sobey, O.C. (b. May 24 1902, Lyons Brook, Pictou County – d. December 15, 1985, Halifax). William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto), Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer, was living in Halifax at the time of publication. "The story of Frank Sobey's remarkable rise from boy butcher of Pictou County to... View more info

Basket of Apples : Recollections of Historic Nova Scotia. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BRUCE, Harry and Chic HARRIS HARRIS, Chic

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0195403932:

Seller ID: 17236


BRUCE, Harry and Chic HARRIS. A Basket of Apples : Recollections of Historic Nova Scotia. Text by Harry Bruce. Photography by Chic Harris. Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1982. First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xii,1-[84]. 4to, maroon cloth. With 90 colour photographs. William Harry Bruce (b. July 8, 1934, Toronto) Nova Scotian journalist and freelance writer. "Nova Scotia is rich in two kinds of history. On the one hand there are cannons and treaties; on the other, local legends and family tales - the more intimate, hearsay history that is borne in 'generation after generation of Nova Scotian... View more info