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Affairs with Old Houses : Personal Stories About Perserving Heritage Houses in Nova Scotia. First Edition, Signed

By: LOTZ, Pat, (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, NS, 1999, ISBN:1551092956:

Seller ID: 48429


LOTZ, Pat, (ed.). Affairs with Old Houses : Personal Stories About Perserving Heritage Houses in Nova Scotia. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : "Co-published by Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia and Nimbus Publishing Limited", (1999). First Edition. Pp. (10),[xi]-xii,[1]-195,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, maroon art-illustrated card covers, cream lettering to front and spine. Patricia Ann 'Pat' Lotz (b. October 20, 1930, Brighton, England - February 13, 2012, Halifax), writer, researcher, journalist. "Like all affairs of the heart, the decision to restore an old house is often a leap of faith. Beneath ... View more info

African Chronicles : a memoir. Volume I: Rhodesia-Zimbabwe. Volume II: Nigeria-Biafra.

By: DEVANNEY, Burris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New World Publishing, Halifax, N.S., 2010, ISBN:9781895814422:

Seller ID: 95062


DEVANNEY, Burris. African Chronicles : a memoir. Volume I: Rhodesia-Zimbabwe. Volume II: Nigeria-Biafra.. Halifax, N.S.: New World Publishing, (2010).First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-viii,9-445,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustr ated card covers. “In 1965 newlyweds Burris & Louanne Devanney travel to anAfrica of bright prospects on Canada’s new international assistance progra m. Their first posting is to a remote 40 year old mission station in rural Rhodesia, where they encounter the tragic absurdities of “petty apartheid”.Their second posting is to a famous secondary school in Eastern Nig... View more info

African Presence in Nova Scotia. An article in Dalhousie Review, Vol. 68, No. 1/2, Spring/Summer 1988

By: PACHAI, Bridglal. TYNES, Maxine OMARI, Abillah H. SWATUK, Larry A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dalhousie University Press, Halifax , 1988,:

Seller ID: 93384


PACHAI, Bridglal. “The African Presence in Nova Scotia.” An article in Dalhousie Review, Vol. 68, No. 1/2, Spring/Summer 1988, pp 137-143. (Halifax : Dalhousie University Press Limited, 1988). Pp [1]-199,(1). 8vo, orange cardcovers. A special issue entitled African Worlds. Other contents : Maxine T ynes' “Africa in the World” (Poetry); Jan Vansina's “APast for the Future?”; Abillah H.Omari's “African Political Economies”; Timothy M. Shaw's “Africa in the 1990s”; Christine Obbo's “Uganda's Women”; Alla Mazrui's “Languageand Race in the Black Experience”; Sada Niang's... View more info

Africville : The Life and Death of a Canadian Black Community. First Edition

By: CLAIRMONT, Donald H. MAGILL, Dennis William. HENSON, Guy, foreword.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0771057881:

Seller ID: 96118


CLAIRMONT, Donald H. and Dennis William MAGILL. Africville: The Life and Death of a Canadian Black Community. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1974). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-272. Illustrated with b&w photos, map. 8vo, illustrated light brown trade paperback. Spadoni & Donnelly 2532. "In the mid-1960's the city of Halifax decided to relocate the inhabitants of Africville -- a pleasant middle-class black community transformed by civic neglect, mismanagement and poor planning into one of the worst city slums in Canada's history. Two sociologists conducted a survey on the relocation and ... View more info

Africville : Une Ame Toujours Vivante.

By: (Africville SAUNDERS, Charles R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Galerie d'art, Université Mont-Saint-Vincent, Halifax, 1989, ISBN:0770393489:

Seller ID: 88066


(Africville). Africville : Une Ame Toujours Vivante. (Halifax : Galerie d'art, Université Mont-Saint-Vincent, 1989). Pp 1-24. Illustrated. Triple Column. Oblong 8vo, colour illustrated stapled card covers. A book to accompanyan exhibition at Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery. Introduction by Charles R. Saunders. Translation by Louise Soucy. Text in French. Wear to spine and edges, back cover smudged, else good. Scarce. 40.00 View more info

Africville Relocation Report Supplement

By: CLAIRMONT, Donald H., and Dennis W. MAGILL

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University,, Halifax, N.S., 1973,:

Seller ID: 90881


CLAIRMONT, Donald H., and Dennis W. MAGILL. Africville Relocation Report Supplement. Halifax, N.S.: The Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, September 1973. Chapters 6, 9, and 10 of a manuscript presented to McClellenad and Stewart Limited for publication under the title Africville : Relocation and Social Change in a Canadian Black Community. Pp (8),191-302,(1),519-691,(3). 4to, illustrated yellow card covers. Contents : 6. Africville as a Social Problem. 9. Relocation and Relocatees. 10. The Implications of the Africville Relocation. Very good. Scarce. 75.00 View more info

Africville: A Spirit That Lives On

By: Africville) SAUNDERS, Charles PACHAI, Bridglal CLAIRMONT, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, 1989,:

Seller ID: 10713


(Africville). Africville: A Spirit That Lives On. With an introduction by Charles R. Saunders, and essays by Bridglal Pachai and Don Clairmont. Acknowledgements by Irvine Carvery and Mary Sparling. (Halifax : Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 1989). Pp 1-24. Illustrated (including a two-page map). Triple column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled blue card covers with red and black lettering to front. Contents: A Visit to Africville, Summer 1959; Relocation and Its Aftermath: A Journey Behind the Headlines, 1960-1988; Saunders's "Africville Revisited, Summer 1989"; Pachai's "... View more info

Afro-Nova Scotian Portraits.

By: Black History Month

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chronicle-Herald and The Mail-Star. , Halifax, 1993,:

Seller ID: 93805


(Black History Month). Afro-Nova Scotian Portraits. (Halifax, N.S.) : A Special Project of The Chronicle-Herald and The Mail-Star. Friday, February 19, 1993. Pp 1-20 including covers. Illustrated. Quintuple Column. 4to, unbound newsprint. Contents : Reconstructive artist (Artist, pictured on the cover, keeps his past alive with sketches); Gerrish Street Hall (Building served as focal point for N.S. black community); Breaking new ground (Mayoraltytaught Daureen Lewis lesson of perseverance); Black Loyalist's struggle (M any founders of Shelburne left for Sierra Leone in 1792); The Pier's Calyps... View more info

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After the Angel Mill. First Edition, Signed

By: BRUNEAU, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, Dunvegan, Ont., 1995, ISBN:0920953913:

Seller ID: 39067


BRUNEAU, Carol. After the Angel Mill. (Dunvegan, Ontario) : Cormorant Books, (1995). First Edition. Pp (8),9-168,(8). 8vo (139 x 214 mm), art-illustrated card covers, with black lettering to spine, and a small b&w photo of Bruneau on the rear cover. Cover art by Elllson Robertson. Carol Bruneau (b. 1956, Halifax) was living Halifax at the time of publication. "This linked collection chronicles four generations of women in a Cape Breton family, women who represent the unsung multitude who have struggled through the years to make homes and keep families clothed an... View more info

Against Darkness and Storm : Lighthouses of the Northeast. pbk.

By: THURSTON, Harry and Wayne BARRETT BARRETT, Wayne BARRETT, Wayne, photos

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1993, ISBN:1551090538:

Seller ID: 93622


THURSTON, Harry and Wayne BARRETT. Against Darkness and Storm : Lighthousesof the Northeast. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1993). Pp (5), vi-[x ], 1-102. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers with yellow titlesto spine. Text by Thurston, colour photography by Barrett. Newfoundland & Labrador (pp.68-79). Also St.Pierre on pp.86-87. With 3 general chapters, abibliography, map & index of lights. Name stamped verso front cover, else very good. 12.50 View more info

Against Darkness and Storm : Lighthouses of the Northeast. in dj

By: THURSTON, Harry and Wayne BARRETT BARRETT, Wayne BARRETT, Wayne, photos

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1991, ISBN:1551090932:

Seller ID: 10062


THURSTON, Harry and Wayne BARRETT. Against Darkness and Storm : Lighthousesof the Northeast. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1993). Pp (5), vi-[x ], 1-102. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth. Text by Thurston, colour photography by Barrett. New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (pp. 46-57), Prince Edward Island (pp. 58-67), Newfoundland & Labrador (pp.68-79). Also St.Pierre on pp.86-87. With 3 general chapters, a bibliography, map & index of lights. Lightshelfwear, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Against the Hard Angle : Poems. First Edition, Signed.

By: ROBINSON, Matt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: ECW Press, 2009, ISBN:9781550229158:

Seller ID: 108598


ROBINSON, Matt. Against the Hard Angle : Poems. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada):ECW Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp. (12),5-61,(1). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. A Misfit book. Matt Robinson (b. 1974, Nova Scotia). Includes the following poems: 1. What the Rest of Us Would Call Falling: i. "Agains t the Hard Angle": "heart", "work bench", "(flashback: kitchen sink)", "stain", "(aside: delay)", "apophatic", "metamorphic", "(flashback: a holiday offering)", "(an other's perspective: they dance around the issue)", &#... View more info

Against the Hard Angle : Poems. First Edition.

By: ROBINSON, Matt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: ECW Press, 2009, ISBN:9781550229158:

Seller ID: 87593


ROBINSON, Matt. Against the Hard Angle : Poems. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada):ECW Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp. (12),5-61,(1). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. A Misfit book. Matt Robinson (b. 1974, Nova Scotia). Includes the following poems: 1. What the Rest of Us Would Call Falling: i. "Agains t the Hard Angle": "heart", "work bench", "(flashback: kitchen sink)", "stain", "(aside: delay)", "apophatic", "metamorphic", "(flashback: a holiday offering)", "(an other's perspective: they dance around the issue)", &#... View more info

Against the Odds. in dj. signed

By: KEDDY, David J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Carlton Press, 1987,:

Seller ID: 14676


KEDDY, David J. Against the Odds. N.Y.: Carlton Press Inc., (1987). Pp (12),13-63,(1). 8vo, grey cloth. A Hearthstone book. The personal philosophy of this Haligonian music teacher, praised on the dj as "one of the most original thinkers of our time". Vg in nicked dj. Signed. 18.00 View more info

Age of Cunard : A Transatlantic History, 1839-2003. signed in dj.

By: BUTLER, Daniel Allen CUNARD, Samuel)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Lighthouse Press, Annapolis, MD, 2003, ISBN:1577853482:

Seller ID: 69410


BUTLER, Daniel Allen. The Age of Cunard : A Transatlantic History, 1839-2003. (Annapolis, MD): Lighthouse Press, (2003). Pp.. [1]-467,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In 1840 Samuel Cunard, a Halifax, Nova Scotia businessman, took possession of a quartet of small paddlewheel steamers and formed the company which would become known as the Cunard Line, the first -- and ultimately last -- great transatlantic passenger service. In the more tha 160 years that followed, the Line came to embrace and embody the glamour and the glory of the North Atlantic run, ... View more info

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Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. First Edition

By: DICKIE, John R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897426111:

Seller ID: 87713


DICKIE, John R. Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada : Pottersfield Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp (6),7-240. With a few b&w photos in the text, 2 charts,a reproduction of an 1801 aquatint and a diagram of a 34-gun British friga te. 8vo, art-illustrated dark brown cardcovers, with white & red lettering to spine. John R. Dickie (b. 1962, Nova Scotia). "Age of Heroes documents one of Nova Scotia's greatest sea tales. It comes from the golden age of fighting sail, the so called "age of heroes" which has long drawn ... View more info

Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARCUS, G.J. NELSON, Horatio) JERVIS, John)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 20990


MARCUS, G.J. The Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. New York : Viking Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp 532. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Cowie 374. Chapters : 1. The French Revolution; 2. Jervis in the Mediterranean; 3. The Naval Mutinies; 4. The War on Trade, 1793-1802; 5. The Campaign on the Nile; 6. The Western Squadron; 7. 'Of Nelson and the North'; 8. Land Power and Sea Power; 9. Napoleon and Great Britain; 10. The Campaign ofTrafalgar; 11. The Continental System; 12. The Peninsular War; 13. The War on Trade, 1803-15; 14. The Crisis of the Commercial War; 15. The Uprising o... View more info

Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARCUS, G.J. NELSON, Horatio) JERVIS, John)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 51035


MARCUS, G.J. The Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. New York : Viking Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp 532. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Cowie 374. Chapters : 1. The French Revolution; 2. Jervis in the Mediterranean; 3. The Naval Mutinies; 4. The War on Trade, 1793-1802; 5. The Campaign on the Nile; 6. The Western Squadron; 7. 'Of Nelson and the North'; 8. Land Power and Sea Power; 9. Napoleon and Great Britain; 10. The Campaign ofTrafalgar; 11. The Continental System; 12. The Peninsular War; 13. The War on Trade, 1803-15; 14. The Crisis of the Commercial War; 15. The Uprising o... View more info

AGNS Permanent Collection : Selected Works

By: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 2002, ISBN:0888717768:

Seller ID: 57560


(Art Gallery of Nova Scotia). The AGNS Permanent Collection : Selected Works. (Halifax): Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, (2002). Pp. 191. Illustrated with134 photographs of examples of works from the collection. 8vo, ill. blue c ard covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Ahf Tsores - Such Problems : Paintings by Suzanne Funnell.

By: FUNNELL, Suzanne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, 1991, ISBN:1895215196:

Seller ID: 80864


FUNNELL, Suzanne. Ahf Tsores – Such Problems : Paintings by Suzanne Funnell. Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 3 – June 2, 1991. (Halifax : Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University, 1991). Pp (8) including covers. Illustrated. 4to, white card covers. Text by Christopher Majka. Artist's Statement by Suzanne Funnell. Born and raised inSt. Louis, Missouri, Suzanne Funnell currently lives in Halifax and teache s at the Nova Scotia College of Arts and Design (NSCAD). Very good. 10.00 View more info