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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

Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. First Edition.

By: CAMERON, James M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hector Publishing, New Glasgow, N.S., 1963,:

Seller ID: 108632


CAMERON, James M. Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. New Glasgow, N.S.: Hector Publishing Co.Ltd.,[1963]. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-117,(3), 4 p. of plates. 8vo, pink card covers, blank white spine. Vaisonp.60. Chapters : 1.The Wreck of the Melmerby (pp.9-17) ; 2. An Industry Ex pands [Eastern Car, Trenton]; 3. The Mission Ship Dayspring (pp.27-50); 4. Canada's First Quintuplets [February 15, 1880, Egypt, Pictou County]; 5. Our Heritage in Music; 6. The Allan Shaft [a colliery in Stellarton]; 7. The Highland Clearances; 8.Canada's First Steel Making Plant [Trenton, pp.110-1... View more info

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The Ships, Shipbuilders and Seamen of Pictou County. First Edition

By: CAMERON, James M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pictou County Historical Society, 1990,: 1990

Seller ID: 45923


CAMERON, James M. The Ships, Shipbuilders and Seamen of Pictou County. (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia : Pictou County Historical Society, 1990). First Edition. "Printed by The Casket Printing and Publishing Company, Antigonish, Nova Scotia". Pp. (10),11-191,(1) + 14-page central section of photos. Illustrated. 8vo (152 x 229 mm), illustrated blue-green cardcovers, with white lettering to front & spine. With a small b&w photo of Cameron on rear cover. James Malcolm Cameron (b. 1913, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - d. January 8, 1995, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) newspaperman and historian... View more info

Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. First Edition, signed to Henry Hicks.

By: CAMERON, James M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hector Publishing, New Glasgow, N.S., 1963,:

Seller ID: 112218


CAMERON, James M. Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. New Glasgow, N.S. : Hector Publishing Co.Ltd.,[1963]. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-117,(3), 4 p. of plates. 8vo, pink card covers, blank white spine. JamesMalcolm Cameron (b. 1913, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - d. January 8, 1995, N ew Glasgow, Nova Scotia) newspaperman and historian. Vaison p.60. Chapters : 1.The Wreck of the Melmerby (pp.9-17) ; 2. An Industry Expands [Eastern Car, Trenton]; 3. The Mission Ship Dayspring (pp.27-50); 4. Canada's First Quintuplets [February 15, 1880, Egypt, Pictou County]; 5. Our Heritage in Mu... View more info

Pictonian Colliers. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CAMERON, James M. SMITH, Donald M., foreword

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax , 1974,:

Seller ID: 5398


CAMERON, James M. The Pictonian Colliers. Halifax : The Nova Scotia Museum,1974. First Edition. Pp (2),(2),[iii]-x,1-356,(2). Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth. James Malcolm Cameron (b. 1913, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - d. January 8, 1995, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) newspaperman and historian. A t horough survey of the Pictou County coal mining industry. Includes chaptersrelating to the Intercolonial Coal Mining Co. Ltd.; The Drummond Coal Comp any Ltd.; The Acadia Coal Company Ltd.; The Vale Coal, Iron, Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; The Halifax Company; The Greenwood Coal Company Ltd.; and The Pic... View more info

Trenton : The First Hundred Years. First Edition, Signed

By: COSH, Don

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1978,: 1978

Seller ID: 40415


COSH, Don. Trenton : The First Hundred Years. S.l.: s.n., [ca. 1978]. First Edition. No printer given. Pp. (1),2-200. Illustrated with 150 b&w photos and a few other illustrations. 8vo (135 x 219 mm), red cardcovers with golden lettering to front cover, blank spine. Buster Donald or Donald Emberley 'Don' Cosh (b. 1902, Newfoundland - d. 1982?). Introduction. Mayors and Town Clerks; Growth and Development; Amalgamation or Incorporation?; Iron, Steel, and Railway Cars; The Glass Industry; Smaller Industry; Public Buildi... View more info

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Forged in Iron and Steel : Maritime Steel and Foundries Limited, 1902-2002. First Edition

By: FOX, Brent

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Macnab Print, 2002, ISBN:1895140382: 2002

Seller ID: 72489

ISBN: 1895140382


[FOX, Brent]. Forged in Iron and Steel : Maritime Steel and Foundries Limited, 1902-2002. [N.pl.]: (Macnab Print), [2002]. Pp. 1-139,(1). Illustrated.Partially double column. Oblong 8vo, card covers bound in blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and blank spine. A survey of the hundred-year history of the Nova Scotian iron and steel company, centred principally in New Glasgow, Pictou County. With many illustrations including over 175 photos. Foreword by Elmer M. McKay. Contents : Foreword. Introduction. 1. Forged in the cradle of Canadian i... View more info

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The Life and Times of Industrial Estates. First Edition

By: GEORGE, Roy E. Institute of Public Affairs No.93 HENSON, Guy, foreword

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1974,: 1974

Seller ID: 15602


GEORGE, Roy E. The Life and Times of Industrial Estates Limited. Halifax : Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, 1974. First Edition. Pp (2),v-xv,(1),[1]-164. Several tables in the text. 8vo, white cardcovers with green map of Nova Scotia on front, green lettering to front, black lettering to spine. Roy Edwin George (b. 1923). At the time of publication, he was professor of Economics and Business Administration at Dalhousie University. Vaison p.89, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 2006. Institute Publication No.93. With much o... View more info

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A Better Life : A Portrait of Highland Women in Nova Scotia. First Edtion

By: MacISAAC, Teresa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, N.S., 2006, ISBN:9781897009178: 2006

Seller ID: 112897

ISBN: 1897009178


MacISAAC, Teresa. A Better Life : A Portrait of Highland Women in Nova Scotia. Sydney, Nova Scotia : Cape Breton University Press, (2006). First Edtion. Pp (4),5-203,(1). Illustrated with three maps and 50 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, lettered in black & white. Teresa MacIsaac (b. 1935) was living in Antigonish at the time of publication. "This is an exploration of the traditions and experiences in the lives of Highland Scottish women - in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and in the eastern counties of Nova Scotia where so many s... View more info

Art of Clairtone : The Making of a Design Icon 1958-1971. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed by author

By: MUNK, Nina, and Rachel GOTLIEB GOTLIEB, Rachel

Price: $90.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart / Design Exchange, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9780771065071:

Seller ID: 114224


MUNK, Nina, and Rachel GOTLIEB. The Art of Clairtone : The Making of a Design Icon 1958-1971. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart / Design Exchange, (2008). First Printing. Pp (14),15-171,(5). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, purple cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. "For a decade, in the 1960s,Clairtone Sound Corporation captured the spirit of the times: sophisticate d, cosmopolitan, liberated. From its modern oiled-walnut and teak stereos to its minimalist logos and promotional materials, Clairtone produced a powerful and enduring body of design work. Founded in 1958 by two young Can... View more info

Directory of Pictou County Towns 1951 : Pictou, New Glasgow, Stellarton, Westville, Trenton

By: Pictou County - Directory)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Smith Publications, New Glasgow, N.S., 1951,: 1951

Seller ID: 104376


(Pictou County - Directory). Directory of Pictou County Towns 1951 : Pictou, New Glasgow, Stellarton, Westville, Trenton. New Glasgow, Nova Scotia : Published by Smith Publications, (1951). Pp (2),[3]-349,(3). Double Column. Advertisements. 8vo (167 x 246 mm), pale grey-green card covers, black cloth tape spine, black lettering to front cover, blank spine. Sections : Town of Pictou (pp 6-46); Town of New Glasgow (pp 47-228); Town of Stellarton (pp 229-284); Town of Westville (pp 285-324); Town of Trenton (pp 325-349). Example of Contents... View more info

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The Pioneers and Churches : The Pioneers and Families, of Big Brook and West Branch E.R. and Surrounding Sections, Including, Lorne, Glengarry, Elgin, Centerdale, Hopewell, Marshdale, Foxbrook. Relatives of the Pioneers Are Found in Many Lands. First Edition.

By: ROSS, D. K., Rev.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: 1957

Seller ID: 33939


ROSS, D. K., Rev. The Pioneers and Churches : The Pioneers and Families, of Big Brook and West Branch E.R. and Surrounding Sections, Including, Lorne, Glengarry, Elgin, Centerdale, Hopewell, Marshdale, Foxbrook. Relatives of the Pioneers Are Found in Many Lands; They Have Gone to the Ends of the Earth; Their Names are Recorded in this Historic Sketch. No place : no publisher, n.d. [1957]. First Edition. "Printed by The Hector Publishing Co. Ltd., New Glasgow, Nova Scotia". Pp (4),[5]-239,(5). With 28 b&w photos in the text. 8vo (164 x 239 mm), grey card covers, with black lettering ... View more info

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Birthplace of New Scotland : An Illustrated History of Pictou County, Canada's Cradle of Industry. First Edition, Signed copy

By: RYAN, Judith Hoegg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited,, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:0887802923: 1995

Seller ID: 75441

ISBN: 0887802923


RYAN, Judith Hoegg. The Birthplace of New Scotland : An Illustrated History of Pictou County, Canada's Cradle of Industry. Halifax : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (1995). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated throughout. Double column. 4to, art- and photo-illustrated light brown cardcovers. Contents: 1. To 1887. Early Settlement; Developing the New Colony; 2. 1827-1867. The Cradle of Industry; Two Cultures, Two Futures; Institutions to Bond and To Build; 3. 1867-1919. Building Canadian Enterprise; ... View more info

Failures and Fiascos : Atlantic Canada's Biggest Boondoggles . First Edition.

By: SOUCOUP, Dan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2013, ISBN:9781771080422:

Seller ID: 110386


SOUCOUP, Dan. Failures and Fiascos : Atlantic Canada's Biggest Boondoggles.(Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2013). First Edition. Pp. (4),[1]-172. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. "With names like Irving Oi l, Sobeys, and McCain Foods on its roster, it's clear that Atlantic Canada has produced its share of industry pioneers over the years. But despite many still-thriving corporations, the region has experienced some tremendous boondoggles along the way. In Failures and Fiascos, exposes Dan Soucoup exposes Atlantic Canada's most substantial industry washouts from the past ... View more info