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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

Adventures of Amos Elliot, Loyalist.

By: MARSH, Audrey

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1984,: 1984

Seller ID: 24546

ISBN: 0889992509


MARSH, Audrey. The Adventures of Amos Elliot, Loyalist. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1984). First Edition. Pp (3),4-33,(1). 8vo, photo-illustrated dark grey cardcovers. Audrey Jean Marsh née Thomson (b. November 17, 1911, Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia - d. March 14, 2008, Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia), teacher and author, and long-time resident of St. Croix, Hants Co. "Theft, rivalry and a dramatic rescue are elements of this adventure story about twelve-year-old Amos Elliot. Set against the rugged background of [eighteenth] century Nova Sco... View more info

Anglo Saxon Attitude

By: BROWN, Pearl A. (Cochran)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hants Journal, Windsor, NS, 1970,:

Seller ID: 60413


BROWN, Pearl A. (Cochran). The Anglo Saxon Attitude. This Writing is dedicated to The Founders of Canada and to the Hope, that there will always be a Canada. [Windsor, NS: The Hants Journal, 1970 : this publication information inked to bottom of first leaf (seen on two copies thus)]. Pp. (4),5-55,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Title only on cover andwith no hyphen in "Anglo-Saxon". An odd hodge-podge of historical fact and snippets interspersed with other people's poems. "Having read in the Halif ax Chronicle some time ago, a letter entitled "The Anglo-Sa... View more info

Annual Report of the Roads Division of the Department of Public Works and Mines For the Year ended 30th September, 1909

By: DONKIN, Hiram

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Commissioner of Public Works and Mines, King's Printer, Halifax, N.S., 1910,:

Seller ID: 107072


DONKIN, Hiram. Annual Report of the Roads Division of the Department of Public Works and Mines For the Year ended 30th September, 1909. Halifax, N.S.:Commissioner of Public Works and Mines, King's Printer, 1910. Holloway Bro s., Printers, 69 Granfville Street. Pp (8),[1]-419,(1),+ 10 plates. 8vo, brown wrappers, lettered in black. Contents : Part 1 - Reports : Report of the Commissioner; Report of the Assistant Commissioner: Preliminary Remarks; Annual cost of bridge maintenance; Expenditure in past year; Stony roads; Clay roads—subdrainage; Road machine work; Improvements made by past expen... 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

British Guiana : Questions and Answers for Mission Bands and Young Ladies' Branches of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, (E.D.)

By: ROSS, George E., Rev.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: McAlpine Publishing Co., Ltd., Halifax, 1903,:

Seller ID: 106345


ROSS, George. E., Rev. British Guiana : Questions and Answers for Mission Bands and Young Ladies' Branches of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, (E.D.). Prepared by Rev. Geo. E. Ross. 1903. Halifax : McAlpine Publishing Co., Ltd., 1903. Pp. (2),[3]-20. Illustrated with 5 photos in text. 8vo, stapledtan printed wraps. Rev. George E. Ross, B.A., B.D., D.D. (b. ca 1873, from Newport, Hants County - d. June 15, 1945, Montreal) missionary and ministe r in Maitland, N.S., Charlottetown, P.E.I., Goderich, Ottawa, Point St. Charles, PQ, Lachine, Montreal West, Fredericton, &c. A quasi-catechetical pam... View more info

Calendar for the One Hundred and Twenty-first Year of the Collegiate School, Windsor, Nova Scotia 1908-1909

By: Collegiate School, Windsor, N.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Printed by the Windsor Tribune Publishing Co., Windsor, 1908,:

Seller ID: 91533


(Collegiate School, Windsor, N.S.). Calendar for the One Hundred and Twenty-first Year of the Collegiate School, Windsor, Nova Scotia [1908-1909]. Windsor: Printed by the Windsor Tribune Publishing Co., Ltd., (1908). Pp [1]-35,(1),+ 9 plates. 8vo, printed pale green wrappers. Tear to foot of spine, darkening to spine, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Canadian Collector. Vol. 14 / No. 4, July / August 1979.

By: Canadian Collector COPELAND, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts, Toronto , 1979,:

Seller ID: 84571


(Canadian Collector). Canadian Collector. Vol. 14 / No. 4, July / August 1979. Toronto : Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts, 1979. Pp [1]-71,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Contains articles on John and Ebenezer Doan, “Arctic Scenery” on Stratfordshire pottery, the McKendry quilt collection, logging tools, buttons, and more. Of local interest : A View of Windsor, Nova Scotia (by Mary Copeland, pp 40-43). Rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Capsize. UK in dj

By: KING, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nautical Publishing, 1969,:

Seller ID: 2048


KING, Commander W.D.Æ. Capsize. Lymington, Hants : Nautical Publishing Co.,(1969). Pp 136. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1516. The story of the 4 2-foot Galway Blazer II. Vg in vg unclipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Diamond Jubilee Papers read at the Celebration of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Opening of the United Church, Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, 1869-1929.

By: Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia - United Church

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Imperial Publishing Company Limited, Halifax , 1929,:

Seller ID: 82052


(Shubenacadie, N.S. - United Church). Diamond Jubilee Papers read at the Celebration of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Opening of the United Church, Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, 1869-1929. (Halifax : Imperial Publishing Company Limited, 1929). Pp [1]-60,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, printed green stapled card covers. Spine and edges worn and browned, waterstain to lower spine and bottom margin of some leaves, staples rusted, centre section loose, owner'snames, else good. As is. 30.00 View more info

Early Poems. First Edition hardcover, in dustjacket.

By: NOWLAN, Alden. GIBBS, Robert, preface]. BALCH, R.E., photos.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, 1983, ISBN:0864920199:

Seller ID: 2377


NOWLAN, Alden. Early Poems. (Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1983). First thus printing. Pp (2),3-183,(1). Illustrated with several black and white photos. 8vo. grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Dust jacket adds: "with photographs by R.E. Balch". Preface by Robert Gibbs. A collection of theearly poetical works of the Hants County, Nova Scotia-born poet, published shortly after his death on June 27, 1983. "The 'Early Poems' collection co ntain all Nowlan's poetry published in book or pamphlet form up to and including [the year 1963]. They represent in a remarkably conmplete... View more info

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Gateway to the Valley:: Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada. Second Printing.

By: Windsor, Nova Scotia. KINSMAN, Susan. SMITH, Suzanne. SMITH, Kim.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Windsor, 1977,:

Seller ID: 79363


(Windsor). Gateway to the Valley: Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada. Windsor, Nova Scotia : "Published by the Centennial Committee," December 1977. Second Printing. "Printed by David Allbon & Co. Ltd., Windsor, N.S." - inside rearcover. Pp (8),9-167,(1). With 16 b&w photos as well as a few iIllustration s in the text. 8vo (154 x 228 mm), orange cardcovers, with black lettering to front & spine. Spine reads: "Gateway. Centennial Edition". Chapters : Chronological Table of Important Dates; Early History; Schools; Churches; Windsor Cemeteries; Institutions; Organizations; Areas... View more info

History of Noel Shore. Second Edition.

By: Noel Shore, Hants County, Nova Scotia

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Noel Shore Women's Institute, 1981,:

Seller ID: 42120


Hants County, Nova Scotia.. A History of Noel Shore. Noel Shore : Noel Shore Women's Institute, 1981. [Second Edition]. Pp (2),1-146. Map, photographs. 4to, blue printed card covers. The second and revised edtion of this local history, first published in 1959. An account of this Nova Scotia region on Cobequid Bay, site of the world's highest tides. With sections on shipbuilding (p.49-50) including accounts of several famous vessels built at Maitland, and on the fisheries (pp.55-56) including descriptions of the shad weirs of the region. With over 90 photos including mnay of the homes. 1. Topog... View more info

Imagine! 1st pr. signed

By: DEVENNEY, Phillip

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lancelot , 1996, ISBN:0889996148:

Seller ID: 19798


DEVENNEY, Phillip. Imagine! : Colorful yarns and memories of growing up on a farm. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp (4),5-59,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. "Sit back, pour yourself a cup of tea and spend a while with Phillip DeVenney as he spins yarns and shares warm memories of growing up on a farm in Hants County, Nova Scotia, during the depression. [...] As a farm boy his life was governed by the seasons. In spring there was fencing, pruning and planting to be done; in summer it was haying and cutting grain; picking potatoes, turnips, apples and corn had to be... View more info

King's College School, Windsor, Nova Scotia : Prospectus

By: King's College School - Windsor - Nova Scotia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: King's College School, Windsor, 1946,:

Seller ID: 86343


(King's College School). King's College School, Windsor, Nova Scotia : Prospectus. Windsor : King's College School, n.d. [1940s]. Pp [1]-15,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue stapled card covers. An illustrated booklet with information for prospective students : school life, fees, etc. Very good with application form and 6 additional pictures laid in (surface tears toa couple of these additional pictures). 20.00 View more info

Life of James Fitzjames Stephen

By: STEPHEN, Leslie STEPHEN, James Fitzjames

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gregg International Publishers Limited, Farnborough, Hants, 1971, ISBN:0576021350:

Seller ID: 98975


STEPHEN, Leslie. The Life of James Fitzjames Stephen, A Judge of the High Court of Justice. By his brother Leslie Stephen. (Farnborough, Hants.: GreggInternational Publishers Limited, 1971). A facsimile of the second edition Smith, Elder & Co. (1895) sheets. (4),[v]-x,1-504. 8vo, pebbled blue cloth wtih gilt lettering to spine. Leslie Stephen is the father of Virginia Woo lf. Some light shelfwear, else very good. Ex-libris S.P. Rosenbaum (with acquisition note), Bloomsbury Group scholar, with his pencilled marginalia throughout. 25.00 View more info

Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. Blue cloth, as is.

By: McLEOD, Robert R.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Markland Publishing Company, 1903,:

Seller ID: 93090


McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: Markland Publishing Company, 1903. Pp (2),3-603,(5), frontispiece + 121 p. of black and white plates, maps and charts. Large 8vo, blue cloth with black decoration and borders to front, gilt lettering to spine, all edges dyed red. Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 194. Chapters: 1. History of Nova Scotia; 2. Geology of Nova Scotia; 3. Introduction to the County Histories; 4. History of Annapolis ... View more info

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Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. First Edition

By: McLEOD, Robert R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Markland Publishing Company, 1903,: 1903

Seller ID: 89129


McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: "Published by the Markland Publishing Company", 1903. First Edition. "Printed by Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, Chicago". Pp (2),[1]-603,(7) + portrait frontispiece + 73 leaves of plates. Map. Large thick 8vo, brown (with dark greenish hue) pebbled cloth with gilt decoration of a viking ship to front board, gilt lettering to spine, all edges dyed red. Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald, Bibliograp... View more info

Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. First Edition, black half-calf

By: McLEOD, Robert R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1903,:

Seller ID: 60342


McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: Markland Publishing Company, 1903. First Edition. Pp (2),[1]-603,(7) + portrait frontispiece + 73 leaves of plates. Map. Large thick 8vo, bound in black half leather with original green cloth boards, gilt Viking ship to front board. all edges red. Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald,Bibliography of Victoria County, 194. Chapters: 1. History of Nova Scotia; 2. Geology of Nova Scotia; 3. Introduction to the County Histories; 4. His ... View more info

Markland or Nova Scotia. Blue cloth

By: McLEOD, Robert R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Markland Publishing Company, 1903,:

Seller ID: 14814


McLEOD, Robert R. Markland or Nova Scotia : Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties. N.pl.: Markland Publishing Company, 1903. Pp (2),3-603,(5), frontispiece + 121 p. of black and white plates, maps and charts. Large 8vo, blue cloth with black decoration and borders to front, gilt lettering to spine. Morley p.77, Watters p.708, Rhodenizer p.559, Tennyson 32, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 89, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 194.Chapters: 1. History of Nova Scotia; 2. Geology of Nova Scotia; 3. Introdu ction to the County Histories; 4. History of Annapolis County; 5. Gold Mine... View more info