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Ghost Stories of the Maritimes. First Edition

By: OICKLE, Vernon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing, Edmonton, 2001, ISBN:1551053292:

Seller ID: 43892


OICKLE, Vernon. Ghost Stories of the Maritimes. (Edmonton) : Lone Pine Publishing, (2001). First Printing. Pp. 240. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cardcovers. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). "Fromall over Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and P.E.I. - and the often unforgiving waters beyond -unique tales of fright-filled folklore have sprung up from phenomena that cannot be explained." - rear cover. Vg. 8.00 View more info

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Dancing with the Dead. First Edition

By: OICKLE, Vernon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DreamCatcher Publishing, Saint John, NB, 2001, ISBN:1894372123:

Seller ID: 59905


OICKLE, Vernon. Dancing with the Dead. Saint John, NB : DreamCatcher Publishing, 2001. Pp. 208. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Vernon L. Oickle, b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia. A mystery novel by the Nova Scotian author."Finally at death's door, Jack Webster has nothing to do but lie in his ho spital bed, wrestling with the emons of his past. Alone in his misery, he has no one with whom to share his life's secrets, his dark and heavy burdens. No one, until he finds a mysterious stranger at his bedside, willing to listen." - from the rear cover. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Dancing with the Dead. First Edition, Signed

By: OICKLE, Vernon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DreamCatcher Publishing, Saint John, NB, 2001, ISBN:1894372123:

Seller ID: 62581


OICKLE, Vernon. Dancing with the Dead . Saint John, NB : DreamCatcher Publishing, 2001. First Printing. Pp. 208. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Vernon L. Oickle, b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia. The latest mystery novel by the Nova Scotia author. Very good. Signed, with inscription, by Oickle. 20.00 View more info

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Busted : Nova Scotia's War on Drugs. First Edition

By: OICKLE, Vernon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1997, ISBN:1551092271: 1997

Seller ID: 27875

ISBN: 1551092271


OICKLE, Vernon. Busted : Nova Scotia's War on Drugs. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (1997). First Edition. Pp (7),viii-x,1-213,(1). Illustrated with 15 b&w photos and a map in the text. 8vo (150 x 227 mm), photo-illustrated purple cardcovers, with white, yellow, red and metallic red lettering to spine. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). "Behind the pastoral beauty and serenity of Nova Scotia's numerous coastal communities a war is going on. On one side are the smugglers and dealers in narcotics, an illegal billion-dollar trade; on the othe... View more info

Red Sky at Night : Superstitions and Wives' Tales Compiled by Atlantic Canada's Most Eclectic Collector. First Edition

By: OICKLE, Vernon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Macintyre Purcell Publishing Inc., Lunenburg, 2011, ISBN:9781926916101:

Seller ID: 100234


OICKLE, Vernon. Red Sky at Night : Superstitions and Wives' Tales Compiled by Atlantic Canada's Most Eclectic Collector. (Lunenburg : Macintyre Purcell Publishing Inc., 2011). First Edition. Pp. (12),13-176. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with white lettering to front & spine. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). "'Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning; red sky at night, sailor's delight'. Atlantic Canadian tradition holdsthat such warnings be takne seriously. And with good reason; lives often h ang in the balance. Sailors aren't alone in seeing in the world a conne... View more info

Red Sky at Night : Superstitions and Wives' Tales Compiled by Atlantic Canada's Most Eclectic Collector. First Edition, Signed.

By: OICKLE, Vernon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macintyre Purcell Publishing Inc., Lunenburg, 2011, ISBN:9781926916101:

Seller ID: 114020


OICKLE, Vernon. Red Sky at Night : Superstitions and Wives' Tales Compiled by Atlantic Canada's Most Eclectic Collector. (Lunenburg : Macintyre Purcell Publishing Inc., 2011). First Edition. Pp. (12),13-176. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with white lettering to front & spine. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). "'Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning; red sky at night, sailor's delight'. Atlantic Canadian tradition holdsthat such warnings be takne seriously. And with good reason; lives often h ang in the balance. Sailors aren't alone in seeing in the world a conne... View more info

Strange Nova Scotia. First Edition.

By: OICKLE, Vernon BABIN, Julie Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macintyre Purcell Publishing Inc., Lunenburg, 2016, ISBN:9781927097984:

Seller ID: 112763


OICKLE, Vernon. Strange Nova Scotia. Illustrated by Julie Anne Babin. (Lunenburg : Macintyre Purcell Publishing Inc., 2016). First Edition. Pp (2),3-164,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue cardcovers, lettered in yellow, grey & white. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). A collection of historical tidbits about Nova Scotia, such as the origin of the term"Bluenose", the ghost ship The Young Teazer, Oscar Wilde declarng "his gen ius" as his only item of value when he went through Halifax customs in 1882, Babe Ruth hunting and fishing in the Yarmouth area, Paul ... View more info

Jane Hurshman-Corkum : Life and Death after Billy. First Edition.

By: OICKLE, Vernon HURSHMAN-CORKUM, Jane)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Ltd, Halifax, 1993, ISBN:155109035x:

Seller ID: 66019


OICKLE, Vernon. Jane Hurshman-Corkum : Life and Death after Billy. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing, (1993). First Edition. Pp. xvii,(1),[1]-157. Illustrated. 8vo, green card covers. The unfortunate end to a disturbing story about the Nova Scotia woman convicted of murdering her abusive husband. "This book describes the events of Jane Hurshman-Corkum's life between the day she shot Billy Stafford and the day she shot herself. It is an intimate look at a life in turmoil and a valiant attempt at self-healing through service to others. It is also a strong reminder that violence breeds violence a... View more info

Jane Hurshman-Corkum : Life and Death after Billy. First Edition

By: OICKLE, Vernon HURSHMAN-CORKUM, Jane)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1993, ISBN:155109035x: 1993

Seller ID: 64958


OICKLE, Vernon. Jane Hurshman-Corkum : Life and Death after Billy. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing, (1993). First Edition. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvii,(1),[1]-157,(1). Illustrated with 16 b&w photos. 8vo (139 x 214 mm), green photo-illustrated cardcovers, with cream lettering to spine. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). Jane Hurshman Corkum (b. January 25, 1949, Brooklyn, Queens County, Nova Scotia – d. February 22, 1992, Halifax). The unfortunate end to a disturbing story about the Nova Scotia woman convicted of murdering her abusive hus... View more info

Friends & Neighbours : A collection of stories from The Liverpool Advance. First Edition, Signed

By: OICKLE, Vernon L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fundy Group Publications, 1993,:

Seller ID: 114706


OICKLE, Vernon L. Friends & Neighbours : A collection of stories from The Liverpool Advance. Yarmouth, NS : Fundy Group Publications, October 1993. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-186,(6). 8vo, illustrated black cardcovers with black lettered white title block to front, white lettering to front & spine. Vernon L. Oickle, b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia. A collection of stories that have been published in the Queens County, Nova Scotia newspaper. "The story of Rachael Robar is a special one -- Rickey Whynacht's chilling story of child abuse and multiple personality disorder is a frightning [sic] o... View more info

Disasters of Atlantic Canada : Stories of Courage & Chaos.

By: OICKLE, Vernon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Folklore Publishing, Edmonton, 2007, ISBN:9781894864152:

Seller ID: 89034


OICKLE, Vernon. Disasters of Atlantic Canada : Stories of Courage & Chaos. [Edmonton] : Folklore Publishing, (2007). First Printing. Pp (5),[6]-238,(2). Illustrated with some b&w photos in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. Vernon L. Oickle, b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia. Contents : I – Natural Disasters : Yankee Gale; Saxby Gale; Raging Storms of the 1870s; Hurricane Juan & White Juan; Sinking of the Titanic (The Halifax Connection); Great August Gales; Newfoundland Tsunami; Escuminac Salmon Disaster; Bell Island Boom; Sinking of the Ocean Ranger; Great Ice Storm of 1998. II – A... View more info

South Shore Facts and Folklore. First Edition.

By: OICKLE, Vernon.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, NS, 2012, ISBN:9781551098982:

Seller ID: 114469


OICKLE, Vernon. South Shore Facts and Folklore. [Front cover adds: "Buried Treasures, Historic Loyalist Settlements, Famous Ships"]. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),1-211,(3). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers with white lettering to front cover & spine. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). "In 1772 Paul Revere was admitted to teh Freemasons here; in 1914 Hank Snow was born here; in 1998 Swissair Flight 111 crashed here. With a history that dates back centuries, Nova Scotia's South S... View more info