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Sense and Nonsense : Meandering about Wolfville and the World. First Edition

By: DAVISON, James Doyle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James Doyle Davison, Wolfville, NS, 1996, ISBN:0969128762:

Seller ID: 110983


DAVISON, James Doyle. Sense and Nonsense : Meandering about Wolfville and the World. (Wolfville, N.S.: James Doyle Davison, 1996). First Edition. Pp (1),ii-vi,(2),2-112. Illustrated. 8vo, black comb-bound, colour illustrated white cardcovers, letered in black. James Doyle Davison (b. January 19, 1910, Moncton, New Brunswick - d. October 9, 2003, Wolfville, Nova Scotia). Contents : 1. Mary of Mud Creek. 2. Robert Studies at Horton Academy. 3. My Heart Attack. 4. The Night Joe Looked for God. 5. The Tale of a Silly Bird. 6. The Big Wair. 7. Facing Life's Trials. 8. The Missing Body. 9. New Ideas... View more info

Shadowboxing : The Rise and Fall of George Dixon. First Edition

By: LAFFOLEY, Steven. DIXON, George.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., 2012, ISBN:9781897426449:

Seller ID: 103783


LAFFOLEY, Steven. Shadowboxing : The Rise and Fall of George Dixon. Lawrencetown Beach, N.S.: Pottersfield Press, (2012). Pp. (4),5-206,(2). 8vo, photo-illustrated brown cardcovers, lettered in white. Steven Edwin Laffoley, (b. October 5, 1965, Taunton, Massachusetts), author and educator. "George Dixon (1870-1908) was the finest boxer of his generation and arguably among the finest boxers ever. His accomplishments in the ring were extraordinary;the first black boxing champion, the first champion in multiple weight cla sses, and the first champion to lose and regain the title. He defended ... View more info

Shaping of Peace : Canada and the search for world order 1943-1957. Volume 1. Signed with inscription

By: HOLMES, John W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1979, ISBN:0802054617:

Seller ID: 79335


HOLMES, John W. The Shaping of Peace : Canada and the search for world order 1943-1957. Volume 1. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1979). FirstEdition. Pp i]-xviii,[1]-349,(1). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : Part I: Prelude. 1. Trial and Error, 1914-1945. 2. TheWartime Experience. Part II: Ending the War. 3. Relief, Rehabilitation, an d Reconstruction. 4. Peacemaking. Part III: The Triangle Reordered. 5. The Commonwealth, 1944-7. 6. North America. 7. The Atomic Triad. Part IV: Establishment of the United Nations. 8. Drafting the Charter. 9. Economic and Soc... View more info

Share. Vol. 7I, No. 1, March 82

By: Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia MENSAH, Joseph A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia, 1982,:

Seller ID: 93819


(Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia). Share. Vol. VII, No. 1, Mar/82.N.pl.: Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia (MANS), 1982. Pp (2),1-101 . Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled wrappers. Share contains articles of interest on multiculturalism, immigration, education government policies, ethnicrecipes, write-ups on activities and projects of member groups and groups and organizations from other parts of Canada, updated membership lists, etc. Of note in this issue : Multiculturalism and the School Curriculum (by Joseph A. Mensah, pp 65-76); The Blacks in Nova Scotia (p. 22); Easter & Recip... View more info

Shingwauk's Vision : A History of Native Residential Schools. Later Printing Paperback.

By: MILLER, J.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2012, ISBN:9780802078582:

Seller ID: 109370


MILLER, J.R. Shingwauk's Vision : A History of Native Residential Schools. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (2012). Later printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xii,(4) of maps,[1]-582. With several black and white photos reproductions. 8vo, illustrated yellowish card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Contents: I: Establishing the Residential School System: 1. 'The Three Ls': The Traditional Education of the Indigenous People; 2. 'No Notable Fruit Was Seen': Residential School Experiments in New France; 3. 'Teach Them How to Live Well and to Die Happy': Residential Schooling in Briti... View more info

Ships of Miramichi : A History of Shipbuilding on the Miramichi River, New Brunswick, Canada, 1773-1919. Paperback, signed.

By: MANNY, Louise. Historical Studies No.10.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, 1960,:

Seller ID: 10611


MANNY, Louise. Ships of Miramichi: A History of Shipbuilding on the Miramichi River, New Brunswick, Canada, 1773-1919. Saint John : New Brunswick Museum, 1960. Pp (2),3-84,(4),+ fldg.map. Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue card covers, black lettering to front, blank spine. Historical Studies No.10. LouiseManny (b. February 21, 1890, Gilead, Oxford County, Maine - d. August 17, 1970, Newcastle, New Brunswick) Canadian historian, author, librarian. A chronological history of shipbuilding along the Miramichi, with an alphabetical listing of ships (several pages) at rear. Some light browning, else veryg... View more info

Ships of Miramichi : A History of Shipbuilding on the Miramichi River, New Brunswick, Canada, 1773-1919. Miramichi Books Edition

By: MANNY, Louise.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Miramichi Books, Saint John, N.B, 2000, ISBN:0920332102:

Seller ID: 115098


MANNY, Louise. Ships of Miramichi: A History of Shipbuilding on the Miramichi River, New Brunswick, Canada, 1773-1919. (Saint John, N.B. : Miramichi Books, 2000). Pp. (2),iii-[xii].13-80,(10),+ folding map at rear. 8vo, whiteart-illustrated cardcovers with black lettering to spine. Originally publi shed in 1960 as Historical Studies No.10 of the New Brunswick Museum. Louise Manny (b. February 21, 1890, Gilead, Oxford County, Maine - d. August 17,1970, Newcastle, New Brunswick) Canadian historian, author, librarian. For eword by W.D. Hamilton; With biographical Sketch of Louise Manny adapted fr... View more info

Sights of Resistance : Approaches to Canadian Visual Culture. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BELTON, Richard J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Calgary Press, Calgary, 2001, ISBN:1552830114:

Seller ID: 107985


BELTON, Richard J. Sights of Resistance : Approaches to Canadian Visual Culture. (Calgary): University of Calgary Press, (2001). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii,(1),1-398,(2). With CD-ROM in pouch at rear. Illustrated, largely inblack and white. Large 8vo, black cloth with copper lettering to spine. "F ew books on Canadian art provide an in-depth look at more than one art formfroma variety of practical critical perspectives. 'Sights of Resistance' o ffers both breadth and depth in an innovative but accessible introduction to Canadian visual culture. Robert Belton has an impossibly ambitious go... View more info

Singing Towards the Future : The Story of Portia White.

By: GOODALL, Lian. WHITE, Portia.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Napoleon Publishing, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:1894917081:

Seller ID: 93404


GOODALL, Lian. Singing Towards the Future : The Story of Portia White. Illustrations by Liz Milkau. (Toronto) : Napoleon Publishing, (2004). First Printing. Pp (6),1-63,(3). Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated grey paper covered boards. In the Stories of Canada series. “Portia White had a dream: to sing on stage. Even as a little girl in Halifax, Nova Scotia, she could imagine an audience before her, clapping as she took her bow. But how could a poor girl growing up in a family with ten siblings make that dream come true? Singing Towards the Future tells of Portia's determination to succeed,... View more info

Sister to Courage : Stories from the World of Viola Desmond, Canada's Rosa Parks. First Edition, Paperback.

By: ROBSON, Wanda. DESMOND, Viola). CAPLAN, Ronald.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Breton Books, Wreck Cove, NS, 2010, ISBN:9781895415346:

Seller ID: 90965


ROBSON, Wanda. Sister to Courage : Stories from the World of Viola Desmond,Canada's Rosa Parks. With Ronald Caplan. (Wreck Cove, NS): Breton Books, 2 010. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),1-175,(1) of ads, + 4 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue and grey card covers. "Tough and compassionate, Viola shines through beyond the moment she was carried out of the Roseland movie theatre for refusing to sit in the blacks-only section. Viola emerges as a defender of family and a successful entrepreneur whose momentum was blocked by racism." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. The Christmas... View more info

Slave in Canada

By: SMITH, T. Watson, Rev.Dr. Nova Scotia Historical Society Collections 10

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1899,:

Seller ID: 90603


SMITH, T.Watson. "The Slave in Canada". In Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Vol.10. Halifax : Nova Scotia Printing Co., 1899. Pp (4)[v]-xi,(3),[1]-161,(1). Index. 8vo, card covers. Rev. Smith's paper forms the entire contents of this issue. Chapters: 1. Slavery in Canada previous to the Arrival of the Loyalists in 1783; 2. Slavery in Canada after the Arrival of the Loyalists in 1783; 3. Origin of the Slave, His Treatment in Canada, [and] Causes of the Decline of Slavery in Canada (with sections relating to the Courts and Slavery, as well as, later, Canada as a Refuge ... View more info

Smouldering race issue : Nova Scotia blacks seek school reform. An article on Bridglal Pachai in Maclean's : Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine, Vol. 102, No. 9, February 27, 1989

By: ALLEN, Glen. PACHAI, Bridglal RUSHDIE, Salman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Maclean's, Willowdale, Ontario , 1989,:

Seller ID: 93204


ALLEN, Glen. “A smouldering race issue : Nova Scotia blacks seek school reform.” An article on Bridglal Pachai in Maclean's : Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine, Vol. 102, No. 9, February 27, 1989, p. 14. (Willowdale, Ontario : Maclean's, 1989). Pp [1]-56. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Also, “Under the Gun : New Brunswick and Manitoba face increasing pressures to support the Meech lake Accord” (pp 10-12); “The 'Satanic' Furor” [cover story on Salman Rushdie] (pp 16-24); and more. Dr. Bridglal Pachai was born in rural South Africa, grew up under apartheid, and came... View more info

Snow Cover

By: POTTER, J. G. Climatological Studies Number 3

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canada Department of Transport, Meteorological Branch, Toronto, 1965,:

Seller ID: 101979


POTTER, J. G. Snow Cover. Climatological Studies Number 3. Toronto : CanadaDepartment of Transport, Meteorological Branch, 1965. Pp (4),[1]-69,(3). M aaps. Tables. Graphs. 4to, red stapled card covers, black lettering to front cover. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Snow Cover Regions. 3. Snow Cover Tables. 4. Snow Cover Charts. 5. Snow Cover Depth Frequency Diagrams. Small penned name to front cover, mimeographed complimentary letter from the Director of the Meteorological Branch stapled to title page, else very good. 45.00 View more info

Social Impact of Canadian Forces Bases Upon Their Host Communities : An Interim Report

By: GIAN, M. S. and S. H. WOODEND WOODEND, S. H. Report no. DRAE R48)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Department of National Defense, 1974,:

Seller ID: 61612


GIAN, M. S. and S. H. WOODEND. The Social Impact of Canadian Forces Bases Upon Their Host Communities : An Interim Report. Report no. DRAE R48. Ottawa: Department of National Defense, April 1974. Pp. 83, leaves type-written on one side only. 4to, blue card covers, black cloth tape spine. Includes case studies on CFS Foymount and CFS Comox. Some sunning to the front cover, owner's name inked to title page, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Soldiers' General : Bert Hoffmeister At War

By: DELANEY, Douglas E. HOFFMEISTER, Bert Studies in Canadian Military History, number 7) GRANATSTEIN, J.L., foreword]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UBC Press, Victoria, BC, 2005, ISBN:077481148x:

Seller ID: 87342


DELANEY, Douglas E. The Soldiers' General : Bert Hoffmeister At War . Victoria, BC: UBC Press, (2005). Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,(2),[3]-299,(5). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated black, green and white card covered boards. Studies in Canadian Military History, number 7. "Self-doubt so plagued him that he suffered a nervous breakdown even before fighting his first combat action. But by the end of the Second World War, Bert Hoffmeister had exorcised his anxieties, risen from Captain to Major-General, and won more awards than any other Canadian officer in the war. Fighting from the in... View more info

Song of the Spirit : 150th Anniversary Beechville United Baptist Church. signed

By: OLIVER, Pearleen Beechville United Baptist Church.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, 1994,:

Seller ID: 46767


OLIVER, Pearleen. Song of the Spirit : 150th Anniversary Beechville United Baptist Church. Hantsport, NS: Printed by Lancelot Press, 1994. Pp 108. 8vo, ill. yellow card covers with white spine. Vg. Signed by Oliver on the title page. 25.00 View more info

Soviet Perception of Canada, 1917-1987. Supplement 1 : 1988-1989

By: BLACK, J.L. Centre for Canadian-Soviet Studies, Bibliographic Guide, No. 1

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Centre for Canadian-Soviet Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1990,:

Seller ID: 113317


BLACK, J.L. Soviet Perception of Canada, 1917-1987. Supplement 1 : 1988-1989. Ottawa, Canada : Centre for Canadian-Soviet Studies, Carleton University, August 1990. Pp (4),1-[95],i-[xx]. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated green card covers, front cover lettered in black, with a blank spine. The Centre for Canadian-Soviet Studies, Bibliographic Series, No. 1. Contents : Volume 1. Chapter 1 : A. Books / Pamphlets; B. Artlcles / Chapters / Revtew Essays.Chapter 2. Canadian Authors Translated Into Russian. Canadians Who Write f or Soviet Magazines and Journals. Chapter 3 : World Marxist Review; The New... View more info

Spirit of Africville. First Edition, hardcover in dustjacket, with errata slip.

By: Africville Genealogy Society) PACHAI, Bridglal CLAIRMONT, Donald SAUNDERS, Charles KIMBER, Stephen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company, Halifax, 1992, ISBN:0887800858:

Seller ID: 26037


(Africville Genealogy Society). The Spirit of Africville. Selected and Edited by the Africville Genealogy Society with contributions by Donald Clairmont, Stephen Kimber, Bridglal Pachai and Charles Saunders. Halifax : "A Maritext Book, Formac Publishing Company Limited", 1992. First Edition. Pp (7),viiixviii,[15]-124. Double column. Illustrated in colour and b&w. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth. "For more than 150 years, Africville was home to a community of Nova Scotia black familes. Located on the shores of the Bedford Basin, Africville was part of the City of Halifax. Central to Af... View more info

Spirit of Africville. First Edition, paperback, with errata slip.

By: Africville Genealogy Society) CLAIRMONT, Donald SAUNDERS, Charles KIMBER, Stephen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company, Halifax, 1992, ISBN:088780084x:

Seller ID: 7349


(Africville Genealogy Society). The Spirit of Africville. Selected and Edited by the Africville Genealogy Society with contributions by Donald Clairmont, Stephen Kimber, Bridglal Pachai and Charles Saunders. Halifax : "A Maritext Book, Formac Publishing Company Limited" 1992. First Edition. Pp (7),viiixviii,[15]-124. Double column. Illustrated in colour and b&w. Oblong large 8vo, pale blue card covers. Paperback edition. "For more than 150 years,Africville was home to a community of Nova Scotia black familes. Located o n the shores of the Bedford Basin, Africville was part of the C... View more info

Spiritus Mundi : Essays of Literature, Myth, and Society. First Edition industjacket.

By: FRYE, Northrop.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1976, ISBN:0253354323:

Seller ID: 102903


FRYE, Northrop. Spiritus Mundi : Essays of Literature, Myth, and Society. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, (1976). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,(2),[1]-296,(6). 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to spine. Denham Northrop Fry: An Annotated Bibliography A16. "This collection of a dozenmajor essays written in recent years is vintage Frye -- the fine distillat ion of a lifetime of originative thinking about literature and its context.The essays in 'Spiritus Mundi' -- the title comes from one of Yeats's best -known poems, 'The Second Coming', and refers to the book that was supp... View more info