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150th Anniversary Sydney Academy: 1841-1991

By: Sydney Academy - Yearbook)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney Academy 150th Anniversary Committee, 1991,:

Seller ID: 49706


(Sydney Academy - Yearbook). 150th Anniversary Sydney Academy. 1841-1991. (Sydney, NS: Sydney Academy 150th Anniversary Committee, 1991). Pp. 73. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth, silver lettering to front and spine. Contains many vintage black & white photographs from the Academy, particulary in the field of sports, including hockey and basketball. Vg. 20.00 View more info

28th Annual Nova Scotia Gaelic Mod, August 7th - 13th, 1966

By: Nova Scotia Gaelic Mod)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gaelic College of Celtic Folk Arts and Highland Home Crafts, St. Ann's, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 1966,:

Seller ID: 111600


(Gaelic Mod). 28th Annual Nova Scotia Gaelic Mod, August 7th - 13th, 1966. (St. Ann's, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia : Gaelic College of Celtic Folk Arts and Highland Home Crafts, 1966). Pp (8) including covers; + 4-page "The NovaScotia Gaelic Mod Competition Programmes" laid in. Illustrated. 4to, illus trated white wrappers, unbound. A souvenir programme to this event. Contents : Welcome - Patrick Munro of Foulis; Clan Munro Day at Gaelic Mod - Tue.,Aug. 9th : Welcome Clan Munro and the Scottish Clans of Nova Scotia; Gaeli c College Student and Youth Day at Mod : Where Gaelic Culture is En... View more info

: A Book of Songs and Rhymes of Cape Breton and Newfoundland. Collected by Stuart McCawley. Glace Bay, N.S.. 2nd ed.

By: McCAWLEY, Stuart

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brodie Printing Service, Glace Bay, , 1965,:

Seller ID: 5074


McCAWLEY, Stuart. Cape Breton Come-All-Ye : A Book of Songs and Rhymes of Cape Breton and Newfoundland. Collected by Stuart McCawley. Glace Bay, N.S.:"Printed and Published by Brodie Printing Service Limited", n.d. [196?]. S econd Edition. Pp (4), [5]-63, (1). Sm.8vo, card covers. Tennyson 1323, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 5789, Watters p.311, Laugher p.329, O'Dea 1941. 1stedition was the 1929 A Book of Songs and "Come-All-Ye's" of Cape Breton an d Newfoundland. Includes : "The Honest Working Man", "The Yahee Miners", "Tonal Mhore and Tougal Mhore", D.N. ... 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

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A Canadian Manual on the Procedure At Meetings of Municipal Councils, Shareholders and Directors of Companies, Synods, Conventions, Societies and Public Bodies Generally with an Introductory Review of the Rules and Usages of Parliament that Govern Public Assemblies in Canada

By: BOURINOT, J.G

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Carswell, 1894,: 1894

Seller ID: 36614


BOURINOT, J.G. A Canadian Manual on the Procedure At Meetings of Municipal Councils, Shareholders and Directors of Companies, Synods, Conventions, Societies and Public Bodies Generally with an Introductory Review of the Rules and Usages of Parliament that Govern Public Assemblies in Canada. Toronto : The Carswell Co. (Ltd.), Law Publishers, 1894. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-viii,(2),[3]-444,(2). 8vo, pebbled blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. Sir John George Bourinot, KCMG, FRSC (b. October 24, 1836, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia – d. October 13, 1902, Ottawa). S... View more info

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A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DEMONT, John.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 2013, ISBN:9780385665063: 2013

Seller ID: 104432

ISBN: 0385665067


DEMONT, John. A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. (Toronto) : Doubleday Canada, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-284,(12). 8vo (150 x 205 mm), brown cloth spine with off-white paper-covered boards, copper lettering to spine. John DeMont (b. Spring 1956, Halifax). "'A Good Day's Work' is a lyrical journey through the Canada of our imagination. The Canada of the day before yesterday. The Canada, perhaps, of 1967 - the country's 'last good year', in the words of Pierre Berton. This is a panoramic view of that far-off land, capture... View more info

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A Hundred Years on a Handshake : The lively history of M. Sullivan & Son Limited 1914-2014. First Edition, Signed

By: HANINGTON, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: General Store Publishing House Inc., Renfrew, Ontario, 2014, ISBN:9781771239728: 2014

Seller ID: 110194

ISBN: 177123072X


HANINGTON, Brian. A Hundred Years on a Handshake : The lively history of M. Sullivan & Son Limited 1914-2014. (Renfrew, Ontario : General Store Publishing House Inc., 2014). First Edition. Pp (12),1-333,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Oblongt 8vo, illustrated cream card covers, lettered in green and black. Jeffrey Brian Hanington (b. July 24, 1951 in Emsworth, Hampshire, England) a Canadian businessman, broadcaster, author. M. Sullivan & Son Limited is one of Canada’s oldest family-owned construction companies. Contents : 1. Get rid of these trees. View more info

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A Parson Reminisces : A Melange of Recollections and Reflections. First Edition

By: O'BRIEN, J.W., Rev.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 13473


O'BRIEN, J.W., Rev. A Parson Reminisces : A Melange of Recollections and Reflections. Sackville, New Brunswick : "Published by The Tribune Press Limited", n.d. [circa 1957]. First Edition. Pp (4),5-108,+ 1 plate : a b&w photo of Rev. O'Brien. 8vo, textured mustard cardcovers, black lettering to front cover, blank spine. O'Brien (b. Nappan, Cumberland County). Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana : An Annotated Bibliography 4565. Not in Watters, Rhodenizer, Laugher, or Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed. View more info

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A Possible Madness : A novel. First Edition

By: MacDONALD, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, NS, 2011, ISBN:9781897009659: 2011

Seller ID: 94360

ISBN: 1897009658


MacDONALD, Frank. A Possible Madness : A novel. Sydney, Nova Scotia : Cape Breton University Press, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-364,(4). 8vo (126 x 203 mm), photo-illustrated black cardcovers with yellow & white lettering to front & spine. The second novel by the Cape Breton author (b.1945) who was living in Inverness, Cape Breton at the time of publication. Nominated for The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2013. "Like many smallish and inelegant towns that dot the coastlines and crossroads of the continent, Shean's postwar, pos... View more info

Abbe Maillard and Halifax,

By: BURNS, John E., Rev. MAILLARD, Pierre Antoine Simon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Catholic Historical Association, 1937,:

Seller ID: 112944


BURNS, John E., Rev. The Abbé Maillard and Halifax. Reprinted from the Report of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association for 1936 - 1937. Pp (2),3-12 including covers. 8vo, stapled wrappers, lettered in black. "This paper is based on the will of the Abbé Maillard, which, with several codicils, is preserved in the Court House at Halifax, and on the Minutes of the Governor's Council, which are to be found in the Archives of Nova Scotia. These documents have been used in an article on Maillard in "Nova Francia", Vol. II, Nos. 3 and 4, by the R. P. Albert Dvid, of the Holy Ghost... View more info

Absolute Age of the Fisset Brook Formation and the Devonian-Mississippian Boundary, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

By: CORMIER, R. F. and A. M. KELLY KELLY, A. M. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 01:03 December 1964 FYSON, W. K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Research Council, 1964,:

Seller ID: 53215


CORMIER, R. F. and A. M. KELLY. Absolute Age of the Fisset Brook Formation and the Devonian-Mississippian Boundary, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. An article which was published in the Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 3, December 1964, pp. 159-166. Ottawa: National Research Council, December 1964. Pp. 159-210. 8vo, light tan printed card covers. Also of local interest: W. K. Fryson's "Repeated trends of folds and cross-folds in Palaeozoic rocks, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia." Vg. 15.00 View more info

Abstract of Mines Regulation Acts. with General Rules, and Special Rules,

By: Mining - Nova Acotia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S. , 1883,:

Seller ID: 104885


(Mining - Nova Acotia). Mining Abstract of Mines Regulation Acts. with General Rules, and Special Rules, of _________. In the two ruled spaces after the second "of" is written in pen, the following: "Princess Pit, Sydney Mines". Halifax, N.S. : A. & W. Mackinlay, 1883. Pp (2),[3]-32.12mo, plain wrappers. Sections include: Definitions; Employment of Boys; Wages; Prohibitionof Single Shafts; Inspection; Coroners; Ventilation; Withdrawal of Workmen in case of Danger; Safety Lamps; Gunpowder; Banksmen and Onsetters; and ma ny more. A recent note found with this item, has " Hugh... View more info

Acadia : The Geography of Early Nova Scotia to 1760. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CLARK, Andrew Hill

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1968,:

Seller ID: 40438


CLARK, Andrew Hill. Acadia : The Geography of Early Nova Scotia to 1760. Madison, Milwaukee and London : The University of Wisconsin Press, 1968. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xx,(2),[3]-450,(2). Illustrated. Maps, tables. Map endpapers. 8vo, tan cloth with brown titles to spine. Tennyson 219, Tennyson:Cape Bretoniana 601. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The Endowment of Nature (The Forms of the Land, Climate, Vegetation, Soils); 3. The Micmac Indians : First Residents of Acadia (The People, The Economy, Other Elements of Material Culture); 4. Acadia to 1670 (The Extent of Acadia, Beginnings in 1632... View more info

Acadia; or, A Month with the Blue Noses

By: COZZENS, Frederic S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Derby & Jackson, New York, 1859,:

Seller ID: 88922


COZZENS, Frederic S. Acadia; or, A Month with the Blue Noses. New York: Derby & Jackson, 119 Nassau Street, 1859. Pp (4),[iii]-xi,13-329,(5). Double lithograph frontispiece portraits. 8vo, green pressed cloth. TPL 3897, Morley p.12, Waterston p.110, Tennyson 507, NSIB 175, Rhodenizer p.64. The record of a tour with much on the Acadians (the portraits are of two Acadian women), the Micmacs, and Halifax. Also the Blacks (Deer's Castle), Bedford, the opening of the Halifax Lunatic Asylum, Cape Breton, &c.is pleasant to visit Nova Scotia in the month of June. Pack up your flannels and your fishing... View more info

Acadian Footprints : The Roots & Reflections of Gérald (Gerry) Doucet.

By: DOUCET, Gerald (Gerry)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Faye Editions, Moncton, 2004, ISBN:2921824310:

Seller ID: 69599


DOUCET, Gérald (Gerry). Acadian Footprints : The Roots & Reflections of Gérald (Gerry) Doucet. (Moncton, NB): Faye Editions, (2004). Pp. 443. Illustrated. 8vo, blue ill. card covers. The autobiography of the Cape Breton politician. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Acadian Footprints : The Roots & Reflections of Gérald (Gerry) Doucet. signed

By: DOUCET, Gerald (Gerry)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Faye Editions, Moncton, 2004, ISBN:2921824310:

Seller ID: 64341


DOUCET, Gérald (Gerry). Acadian Footprints : The Roots & Reflections of Gérald (Gerry) Doucet. [Foreword by Donald J. Savoie]. (Moncton, NB): Faye Editions, (2004). Pp. (4),v-vi,(4),[5]-443,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue ill. card covers. The autobiography of the Cape Breton politician. Contents: 1. Fortuitous Foundatins in Rural Cape Breton (1937-1954); 2. The Families of myFather and Mother; 3. Growing Up in Grand Étang, Nova Scotia; 4. The Magic al Years at St. Francis-Xavier University (1954-1958); 5. Training to be a Lawyer (1958-1961); 6. Settling in Port Hawkesbury NS to Practise Law; 7... View more info

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Acadian Geology. First Edition

By: DAWSON, John William DAWSON, J. William

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1855,: 1855

Seller ID: 69156


DAWSON, John William. Acadian Geology. Edinburgh : Oliver and Boyd [and] London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co. [and] J. Dawson and Son, Pictou, N. S., 1855. First Edition. Pp. [i]-xii, [1]- 388 with four wood-engraved plates, 35 illustrations and large hand-coloured, engraved folding map "Geological Map of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Part of New Brunswick". Small 8vo. Original brownish-violet cloth stamped in gilt and blind, and with gilt lettering to spine. TPL 5663. Chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. General Description of Nova Scotia; 3. Modern Alluvial... View more info

Acadian Star.

By: BOUDREAU, Hélène.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2008, ISBN:9781551096827:

Seller ID: 80479


BOUDREAU, Hélène. Acadian Star. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing, (2008). First Edition. Pp (8),1-134. 8vo, illustrated card covers. A juvenile novel about two girls competing in the Acadian Star talent competition in Cape Breton, and a trip back in time to the Acadian Deportation of the eighteenth century. Very good to fine. 7.00 View more info

Acadians before 1755 : Essay

By: BRUN, Régis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Régis Brun, Moncton, 2005, ISBN:1031840:

Seller ID: 101297


BRUN, Régis. The Acadians before 1755 : Essay. Moncton : (Régis Brun), 2005. Pp (12),xi,(3),1-112,(4),+ map. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in white and orange. This is the English version of Les Acadiens avant 1755 : Essai, published in 2003. Contents : 1. Port-Royal – Dauphin River : Acadian settlement at Port-Royal and on the Dauphin River; Patrimonial homesteads on the Dauphin River; Family hamlets; The Deportation of the Acadians. 2. The Minas Basin – Grand-Pré, Pigiguit and Rivière-des-Habitants : History of Les Mines; The settlement of the Minas Basin; The right to ... View more info

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Acadians of Nova Scotia : Past and Present. 4th printing

By: ROSS, Sally and Alphonse DEVEAU DEVEAU, Alphonse

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, 1998,:

Seller ID: 66326

ISBN: 1551090120


ROSS, Sally and Alphonse DEVEAU. The Acadians of Nova Scotia : Past and Present. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing, (1998). Fourth Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-214. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, green and white cardcovers with Alex Colville's "The French Cross" as cover art. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 4112. "The first work devoted exclusively to the Acadians of Nova Scotia, this book presents a thorough study of Acadian history from the earliest days of French settlement to present-day Acadian communities. Ross and Deveau draw on original seventeenth century texts, ... View more info