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A Sweet Family History. First Edition

By: JOWSEY, Joan (Curtis)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Kwik-Kopy Printing, Truro, N.S., 1987,: 1987

Seller ID: 108198


JOWSEY, Joan (Curtis). A Sweet Family History. (Truro, Nova Scotia : The Author 1987). First Edition. "Printed for the author by Kwik-Kopy Printing, Truro, N.S.". Pp i,(1),ii-viii,1-300. With 238 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. Maps. Index. Large 8vo (220 x 285 mm), red cloth, gilt lettering to front board, spine blank With errata slip affixed to page 300. Joan Ann Jowsey, née Curtis (b. August 15, 1934, Toronto - d. June 19, 1997, Truro, Nova Scotia). Preface; Early Sweet Family History : Family of James and Elizabe... View more info

Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. First Edition.

By: BRIGHTON, J.G.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co,, London, 1892,:

Seller ID: 110936


BRIGHTON, J.G., m.d. Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. With Numerous Illustrations, Charts, &c. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1892. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-299,(3) + portrait frontispiece. The 13 plates (two of which are charts) are included in the pagination. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt device to front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1412; Perrin, Admiralty Library : Subject Catalogue of Printed Books : Part I : Historical Section, p.57; Myron Smith, The American Navy, 1789-1860 : A... View more info

Amherst : Development Plan. ex-lib.

By: Nova Scotia - Department of Municipal Affairs) Community Planning Division.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Department of Municipal Affairs, Community Planning Division, 1969,:

Seller ID: 36670


(Nova Scotia - Department of Municipal Affairs). Amherst : Development Plan. No.pl..: Department of Municipal Affairs, Community Planning Division, [1969]. Pp (10),11- 85,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Oblong large 8vo, comb-bound card covers. Contents : Introduction; Economic and Population Analysis/Forecast; Planning Proposals : Development Pattern, Housing, Commercial and Industrial Development, Central Business District, Transportation, Education, Water and Sewer Services, Day Nurseries, Parks and Recreation; Development Plan; Implementation; Bibliography. Maps: 1. Trade Centres and Areas. 2. Urb... View more info

Amherst Industrial History : The Iron Foundry.

By: McKAY, John G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2002,:

Seller ID: 82306


McKAY, John G. Amherst Industrial History : The Iron Foundry. N.pl.: n.pub., (2002). Pp [1]-28. 8vo, white stapled card covers. Contents : 1. Some History. T2. he Mudder. 3. The Moulding Process. 4. The Amherst Bathtub. 5. The Core Beach. 6. The Cupola-Furnace. A fine, new copy. Signed by the author. 5.00 View more info

And We Go On. First Edition

By: BIRD, Will R.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Hunter-Rose, Toronto, 1930,: 1930

Seller ID: 58617


BIRD, Will R. And We Go On. Toronto : The Hunter-Rose Co., Limited, 1930. First Edition. Pp (2),3-343,(1). 8vo (132 x 192 mm), red cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 258, Rhodenizer p.766, Watters p. 466, Laugher p.37. William Richard Bird (b. May 11, 1891, East Mapleton, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d.January 28, 1984, Sackville, New Brunswick). The dust-jacket [not present with this copy] adds : "A story of the War by a Private in the Canadian Black Watch; a St... View more info

Anthology of Maritime Poetry

By: COFFEY, Mace, (ed.) GODDARD, Hazel Firth WALSH, Lillian Crewe PARKER, S.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mace Coffey / L'imprimerie Acadienne Ltée, Moncton, 1945,:

Seller ID: 3343


COFFEY, Mace, (compiler and publisher). An Anthology of Maritime Poetry. Moncton : L'imprimerie Acadienne Ltée., n.d. First Edition. Pp (5),6-50,(2). 8vo, stapled brown card covers. Not in Watters, Laugher or Rhodenizer. The work of over 50 poets including : Kathleen S. Banks (born in Nictaux Falls, N. S. and resides at Kingston, N. S.); T. L. Banks (a resident of East Saint John, living at 85 Courtnay Ave.); Jean F. Barrettt, (a Haligonia, was born in Beaver Bank, N. S.); C. C. Belding (born in Norton, N. B., he now resides in Chatham, N. B. and is a commercial tra... View more info

Bicentenary Sketches and Early Days of the Church in Nova Scotia

By: VERNON, C.W. VROOM, F.W.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Chronicle Printing Co. Ltd., 1910,:

Seller ID: 69468


VERNON, C.W. Bicentenary Sketches and Early Days of the Church in Nova Scotia. With an Introduction by the Lord Bishop of Nova Scotia and a Chapter onKing's College by Rev. Canon Vroom, D.D. Halifax : Chronicle Printing Co. Ltd., 1910. Pp (10),[1]-255,[1]-4,(1), port. frontis. + 34 leaves of plates. 8vo, full brown leather, gilt titles to spine. Contents: I) The Bicentenary of the Chruch of England in Canada ; II) A Brief History of the Diocese of Nova Scotia ; III) A Brief History of King's College, by Rev. Canon Vroom, D.D. ; IV) The first Anglican Service and the early days at Annapolis Roy... View more info

Biography of Sir Charles Tupper, Minister of Railway, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.P.,High Commissioner of Canada to England

By: TUPPER, Charles THIBAULT, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: L'Entendard Print, Montreal, 1883,:

Seller ID: 86607


(TUPPER, Charles). THIBAULT, Charles. Biography of Sir Charles Tupper, Minister of Railway, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.P., High Commissioner of Canada to England. Montreal : L'Entendard Print, 1883. Pp [1]-148],[i]-ii,(2). Small 8vo, printed orange wrappers. Contents : 1. Origin of the Tupper Family. 2. NovaScotia. 3. Birth of Dr Tupper – His Love of Work – He Studies Medicine – R eflections upon that Study. 4. The Hon. Joseph Howe and the Reformers. 5. Dr Tupper in the Legislative Assembly. 6. Bishop Connolly and Dr Tupper. 7. Fall of the Young Ministry. 8. The Johnston Ministry – The Hon. Cha... View more info

Blood on the Coal: The Story of the Springhill Mining Disasters. 1st pr

By: BROWN, Roger David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancelot, Windsor, 1976, ISBN:0889990484:

Seller ID: 1947


BROWN, Roger David. Blood on the Coal: The Story of the Springhill Mining Disasters. Windsor: Lancelot Press, 1976. Pp (3),4-68. Illustrated. 8vo, printed grey trade paperback. Contents: The Explosion of 1956 and Springhill Events until 1956; The Explosion of 1956; The fire of 1957; The Bump in MineNo. 2 in 1958; Interlude. With an appendix of the list of those killed in the mines from 1881 until 1969. Name, else vg. Due to the small size of this volume, shipping costs will be far cheaper than quoted. 15.00 View more info

Blood on the Coal: The Story of the Springhill Mining Disasters. rev.ed.

By: BROWN, Roger David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lancelot, Hantsport, 1990, ISBN:0889994315:

Seller ID: 15266


BROWN, Roger David. Blood on the Coal: The Story of the Springhill Mining Disasters. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1990). Revised Edition. Pp. (3),4-91,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black trade paperback. "In Springhill, a town that has refused to die, over 400 people have perished mining for coal. This is the stirring account of the two explosions, a 'bump' and two major fires. Pieced together from interviews with survivors, diaries and newspaper files,we learn of the deaths of children, men and horses in firewswept tunnels c hoked with poisonous gas and of coal cars falling out of control half a... View more info

Calvary United Church, Mount Pleasant, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia.

By: TIZZARD, Aubrey M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1969,:

Seller ID: 6478


(TIZZARD, Aubrey M.). Calvary United Church, Mount Pleasant, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1969]. Pp (1),[1]-19,(1) leaves, printed one side only. Large 8vo, illustrated orange stapled cardcovers. A brief history of Calvary United Church.. Vaison p.74. A short work by this nativeof Salt Pans (now Hillgrade), Twillingate District (1919-1984). See his On Sloping Ground : Reminiscences of Outport Life in Notre Dame Bay, Newfound land. Penned name, else very good. Signed, without inscription, by the author. 25.00 View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 09, No. 02, December, 1956

By: Crowsnest

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1956,:

Seller ID: 92116


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 9, No. 2, December, 1956. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1956). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; A Helping Hand in the Springhill Disaster (p. 3); Christmas 60 Years Ago; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; Cedarwood Retires; A Christmas Album; The Road to Murmansk; Afloat and Ashore; Gentleman of Old Spain; Scholars Afloat; The Navy Plays; Books for the Sailor; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 42. Cover sketch of a Yuletide dinner. Rubbed, i... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 09, No. 02, December, 1956

By: Crowsnest

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1956,:

Seller ID: 92117


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 9, No. 2, December, 1956. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1956). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; A Helping Hand in the Springhill Disaster (p. 3); Christmas 60 Years Ago; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; Cedarwood Retires; A Christmas Album; The Road to Murmansk; Afloat and Ashore; Gentleman of Old Spain; Scholars Afloat; The Navy Plays; Books for the Sailor; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 42. Cover sketch of a Yuletide dinner. Rubbed, c... View more info

Development of Freemasonry in the County of Cumberland, Nova Scotia

By: WIGHTMAN, F.Carman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Amherst, 1967,:

Seller ID: 5266


WIGHTMAN, F.Carman. The Development of Freemasonry in the County of Cumberland, Nova Scotia, 1822-1967. Amherst: the Author, 1967. Pp. (4),5-92,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled printed mustard yellow card covers. Contents: History of Freemasonry at Amherst, 1822-1930: The Petition; Early Meatings; Items of Interest; A Mark Lodge; An English Warrant; Charter Members 1825; Sussex Lodge, Dorchester NB; Further Evidence; McGowan Lodge No. 330 Irish Registry; Membership 1845-1858; Meeting Places; Acacia Lodge No. 14; Athole Lodge;Acacia Lodge No. 14 Early Days; Places of Meeting, 1867-1877; St. John'... View more info

Discovering the C&O Canal and adjacent Potomac River. in dustjacket.

By: SABATKE, Mark D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schreiber Publishing Inc., Rockville, MD, 2003, ISBN:1887563679:

Seller ID: 100530


SABATKE, Mark D. Discovering the C&O Canal and adjacent Potomac River. (Rockville, MD: Schreiber Publishing Co., 2003). Pp. (8),9-[176]. Illustrated in colour. Map endpapers. 4to, green cloth spine with green paper covered boards, black titles to front and spine. "A beautiful photographic tour of the C&O (Chesapeake & Ohio) Canal, with mile-by-mile descriptions of the features, activities, landmarks for each section, and boat ramps for river access; Detailed information for hikers and bikers from Georgetown in DC to Cumberland in northwestern Maryland; Full coverage of all campsites along ... View more info

Documents Relating to the North West Company

By: WALLACE, W. Stewart, (ed.) Champlain Society 22

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto, 1934,:

Seller ID: 9203


WALLACE, W. Stewart, (ed.). Documents Relating to the North West Company. Edited, with Introduction, Notes, and Appendices by W. Stewart Wallace. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1934. Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-526,(1),i-xii,(4), frontispiece + 4 plates. Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt titles to spine, top edge gilt. The Publications of the Champlain Society XXII. Contents : Documents : 1. Extract from a Letter of Andrew Graham, Master at York Fort to the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company, dated York Fort, August 26, 1772. 2. Extracts from Matthew Cocking's Journal of Occurrences and ... View more info

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Faribault -- Fletcher Geological Maps of Nova Scotia

By: Geological Survey of Canada FARIBAULT, E.R. FLETCHER, Hugh

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, 1884,:

Seller ID: 69438


(Geological Survey of Canada). 1884 - 1931. The Faribault -- Fletcher Geological Maps of Nova Scotia. Being the nearly complete Nova Scotia series of coloured lithographic geological maps surveyed, compiled and drawn by Hugh Fletcher, or by E. R. Faribault, or by both Fletcher and Faribault, or (forlater maps) by their successors. The maps comprising a complete sequence o f seventy-one colour-printed and consecutively numbered Nova Scotia geological maps produced between 1884 and 1909 by the Geological Survey of Canada TOGETHER WITH: a further fourteen maps of irregular numbering (and of a tot... View more info

Fenwick 1778-1978. card covers.

By: CHAPPELL, Myrtle

Price: $70.00

Publisher: 1978,:

Seller ID: 27784


CHAPPELL, Myrtle. Fenwick 1778-1978. N.pl. : n.pub., [n.d., 1978]. Pp. (6),7-231,(1). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with blue lettering to front and spine. Contents: Fenwick; The Early, aswell as the Present Settlers; The Part of Fenwick that's Upper Nappan; The Church; The Sunday School; The School; Organizations; The Lodge; The Cemet ery; Industries; The Good Old Days; The Blight, or Fenwick Mines; George Russell Briggs; The Ripleys and Others [the "others" being the Lowthers, the Shipleys, the Smiths, the Coates, and the Porters]; The Honor Roll;... View more info

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Flags of England, Its History and the Flags of Empire

By: CLARK, Cumberland

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, 1926,:

Seller ID: 48525


CLARK, Cumberland. The Flags of England, Its History and the Flags of Empire. London : (printed by Wass, Pritchard & Co., Ltd.), 1926. Pp. 75 including [11] coloured plates of various flags of the Empire, including Canada, New Zealand, Australia and India. Tipped in portrait of the author. 8vo, off-white ill., card covers, blue lettering to spine. Slightly cocked, covers browned, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Gems of Amherst History. Volume One

By: McKAY, John G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2003,:

Seller ID: 81258


McKAY, John G. Gems of Amherst History. Volume One. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. (ca. 2003). Pp [1]-36. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. Contents : Events and Circumstances Leading to the Incorporation of the Town of Amherst, Nova Scotia, 17 December 1889. Hon. Sir Charles Tupper's Speech on the Chignecto Marine Transport Railway, Ottawa, 11 May 1882 (pp. 15-27). The Progressive Reclamation of the Amherst Marsh. A fine, new copy. Signed by the author. 5.00 View more info