FITZSIMONS, Bernard. 150 Years of Canadian Railroads. (Toronto): Royce Publications, (1984). First Canadian Edition. Pp (6),-155,(5). Large 8vo [240 x 310 mm], maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine.
"Behind the modern railways map of Canada, with its great transcontinental routes, its network of grain lines in the Prairies, its northern extensions tapping the mineral riches of Labrador and the Northwest Territories, lie 150 years of colourful and exciting history. The first short lines, built to bypass obstacles in the waterways that formed the natural routes of settlement, were followe... View More...
Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, St. John's, NF, 1990,
Seller ID: 67807
FAHRIG, Lenore and Bruce ATKINSON. A 2-Species Redfish Model . St. John's, NF: Canadian Atlantic Fisheries Scientific Advisory Committee / Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, 1990. Pp. -22. Large 8vo, stapled typescript with orange cover sheet. CAFSAC Research Document 90/40. Vg. 5.00 View More...
(Canada – Information). 5000 Facts about Canada. Forty-Fifth Annual Edition. Toronto : The Ontario Publishing Co., Limited, n.d. . Pp (4),1-146,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red stapled card covers. A collection ofdata on Canada. Includes the article “Iron – Master of Metals in New Quebe c and Labrador” by J.A. Retty (pp 3-18), along with many statistics on government, business, industry, farming, canals, etc. Rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View More...
GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. A Christmas Box : Holiday Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador. St.John's, Newfoundland, Canada : Harry Cuff Publications Limited, (copyright 1988). Third Printing. "Printed in Canada by Robinson-Blackmore Printing & Publishers Limited , St.John's, Newfoundland". Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-86. With a few illustrations in the text. 8vo (139 x 214 mm), art-illustrated semi-glossy card covers, with white lettering to red & green spine.
Cover art by Sylvia Ficken.
Frank Galgay (b. 1940) was living in St. John's at the time of publication. There is a small ... View More...
FITZGERALD, Jack. A Day at the Races : The St. John's Regatta Story. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador : Creative Publishers, (2003). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-190,(2). Illustrated with 22 b&w photos in the text. 8vo (137 x 211 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with purple & dark blue lettering to spine.
For John Joseph Fitzgerald (b.1945) see DNLB pp.108-9, ENL Vol. 2, p.191.
"The Royal St. John's Regatta is more than a social or sporting event. For nearly 200 years the Regatta has become a Newfoundland tradition and institution. It begins in mid-April when the boats go... View More...
Breakwater, St. John's, 1990, ISBN:0920911854 : 1990
Seller ID: 12241
CARDOULIS, John N. A Friendly Invasion : The American Military in Newfoundland 1940-1990. (St. John's, Newfoundland) : Breakwater, (1990). First Printing. Pp (6),7-224. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Nineteen ninety marks the fiftieth anniversary of the American military presence in Newfoundland and Labrador. In this spectacular review, the author describes the highlights of each major U.S. base and other installations from 1940 to 1990. Vintage photographs and documents illustrate the importance and significance of events durin... View More...
Boulder Publications, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, 2013 : 2013
Seller ID: 105785
FINN, Ed. A Journalist's Life on the Left. (Portugal Cove - St. Philip's, Newfoundland & Labrador): Boulder Publications / (Ottawa) : Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, (2013). First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada". Pp (3),iv-viii,1-252,(4). With 6 b&w photos and a cartoon in the text. 8vo (153 x 228 mm), art-illustrated glossyy card covers, with black lettering to covers, with black & white lettering to spine.
Edward 'Ed' Horace Finn Jr., C.M. (b. June 4, 1926, Spaniard's Bay, Newfoundland – d. December 27, 2020, Ottawa). There is a colour photo of him on the rear cover.
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Harry Cuff Publications, St. John's, 1988, : 1988
Seller ID: 106551
POOLE, George. A Lifetime Listening to the Waves : Memories of a Labrador Fisherman. St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada : Harry Cuff Publications Limited, (January 1988). Second Printing. "Printed in Canada by Creative Printers & Publishers Limited". Pp (6),iii-v,(1),1-106,a-h,(4). Illustrated with 12 b&w photos at rear. 8vo (139 x 213 mm), photo-illustrated glossy yellow card covers, with black lettering to spine.
George Poole (b. July 24, 1911, Carbonear). There is a b&w photo of him on the rear cover.
1. Early Memories.
2. Winter on Labrador.
3. Fish Falling in Price, Ever... View More...
MacLEAN, Don. A Little Thing I Tied Myself : Stories of Atlantic Canadian Fly Tiers . (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2006). First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada". Pp (6),-138, + 8 pages of colour photos of flies at rear. With 100 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations in the text. 8vo (158 x 222 mm), photo-illustrated glossy card covers, with black lettering to rear cover & spine, with black, red, & white lettering to front cover.
Don MacLean (b. 1954) was living in Nova Scotia at the time of publication. There is a colour photo of him on the rear cover.
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RUBIA, Geraldine. A Poem in My Soup : A Newfoundland Sampler with Selected Poetry of Geraldine Rubia. Cover designs and illustrations by Jennifer Morgan. (St. John's, Newfoundland) : Jesperson Press, (1980). First Edition. Pp (3),iv-[viii],-212,(4). 8vo, green cardcovers. See ENL IV:654-5 for Rubia (b.1929). Geraldine 'Gerry' Rubia, née Chafe .(b. July 4, 1929, Brooklyn, New York [of Newfoundland parents] - d. October 22, 2016, St. John's) "As early as 1969, I conceived the idea of putting together a book of recipes and poems. Being enthusiastic about both cooking and poetry, I th... View More...
Institute of Social and Economic Research, St. John's, Nfld., 1988, ISBN:0-919666-58-2 : 1988
Seller ID: 56092
SINCLAIR, Peter R., (ed.). A Question of Survival : The Fisheries and Newfoundland Society. (St. John's, Newfoundland) : Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, (1988). First Edition. Pp (5),vi-x,-254,(2) + 14 pages of b&w photos. Some tables in the text. 8vo, blue art-illustrated cardcovers, black lettering to spine. Peter R. Sinclair (b. 1947). ISER Social and Economic Papers No. 17. This is a collective efforts of a number of researchers: Rosemary E Ommer's "What's Wrong with Canadian Fish?" (pp.23-44); Lawrence F. Felt's "On the Backs of Fish:... View More...
BROTHERS, Richard A Revealed Knowledge of the Prophecies and Times. West Springfield, [Massachusetts] : Printed by Edward Gray For ASAPH CHILSON of Buckland, and to be SOLD by said CHILSON by the dozen or single., MDCCXCVII[ 1798]. Pp (4),-72,(2),-111,(3),[iii]-iv,-37,(1),-19. 12mo (103 x 165 mm), rebound in sturdy red buckram, with gilt lettering to spine.
Richard Brothers (b. December 25, 1757, Port Kirwan, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada. – d. January 25, 1824, London, England). See the Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, Volume I, page 274, which gives his... View More...
National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1978, : 1978
Seller ID: 7153
SMITH, Lawrence R. A Survey of the Derivational Postbases of Labrador Inuttut (Eskimo). Ottawa : National Museums of Canada, 1978. Pp. (1),i-v,1-128,(2). Large 8vo (212 x 279 mm), white matte, textured card covers, with black lettering to front & spine.
National Museum of Man Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper Number 45.
"The core of this work is a dictionary of derivational postbases in current usage by the INuit of the Labrador Coast. Each dictionary entry includes the Inuttut form in phonemic orthography, morphophonemic specifications, a semantic characterization in Engli... View More...
Harry Cuff Publications Limited, St. John's, 1983 : 1983
Seller ID: 65665
CUFF, Harry A., (ed.). A Treasury of Newfoundland Prose & Verse. Chosen by Harry A. Cuff St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada : Harry Cuff Publications Limited, 1983. First Edition. "Printed in Canada by Creative Printers & Publishers Ltd." Pp (2),i-iv,5-144. With 15 b&w photos and some other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), light blue illustrated glossy card covers, with black lettering to front & spine.
Harry Alfred Cuff (b. August 8, 1928, in Bonavista, Newfoundland - d. August 31, 2013, St. John's).
A collection of works selected from books published by Harry Cuff Pu... View More...
Breakwater Books , St. John's, 2009 : 2009
Seller ID: 82769
(MOORE, Edward Caldwell). WALSH, Kirby, (ed.). A Trip to Labrador : Letters and Journal of Edward Caldwell Moore. Edited & Introduced by Kirby Walsh. [St. John's] : Breakwater Books Ltd., (2009). First Edition. "Printed in Canada". Pp (8),9- + an 8-page central section of b&w photos. Map. 8vo (152 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated blue glossy card covers, with white & yellow lettering to spine.
Edward Caldwell Moore (b. October 15, 1851, West Chester, Pennsylvania – d. March 27, 1943, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American theologian, brother of George Foot Moore and Frank Gardner Moore... View More...
McKAY, K.D., Wing-Commander, R.A.F., (Retd.). A Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. ( Haverfordwest, Dyfed) : Brace Harvatt Associates in association with Gulf Oil Britain Limited, (1989). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xv,(3),-397,(3). With maps and many b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wing-Commander Kenneth D. McKay. Foreword. Part I. A Grand Design 1790-1809. 1. The Complex Mixture : The Proprietary Town - The British Connection - The Quaker Connection - The French Connection - The Way Ahead. 2. The Nantucketers : ... View More...
Canadian Ethnic Studies Association, Calgary, 1987,
Seller ID: 103092
KENNEDY, John C. "Aboriginal Organizations and Their Claims: The Case of Newfounland and Labrador." An article in Canadian Ethnic Studies Vol. XIX, No. 2, 1987, pp 13-25. (Calgary : Canaadian Ethnic Studies Association, 1987). Pp (2),-155,(11). 8vo, decorated blue and white card covers. Other local contents : Adrienne L. Shadd's "Dual Labour Markets in "Core" and "Periphery" Regions of Canada: The Position of Black Males in Ontario and Nova Scotia" (pp 91-109); Alan G. Buchanan's "Education and Ethnic Attitudes: SomeObservations on Anglophones in New Brun... View More...
Flanker Press, St. John's, 2013, ISBN:9781771172707
Seller ID: 104454
DOYLE, Norman. According to Doyle : Recollections. St. John's : Flanker Press, (2013). First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-307,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated gray covers with black spine. "Before he walked onto the political stage, Norman Doyle grew up in Avondale, Conception Bay, in a family of nine children. He followed in his father's footsteps and made his way to New YorkCity, where he found employment as an ironworker on the site of the World Trade Center. Later, he returned home, where his political aspirations tookroot. Inspired by the fiery speeches of Brian Peckford, and with the enc... View More...
(Great Britain). ... An Act for allowing until the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and ten, the Importation of certain Fish from Parts of the Coast of His Majesty's North American Colonies; and for granting a Bounty thereon. [30th March 1809.]. (L.: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1809). Pp -214. 4to, disbound. With the heading : Anno quadragesimo nono Georgii III. Regis, Cap. XXVI. O'Dea 299. Not in TPL. Vg to fine. 100.00 View More...
(Great Britain). ... An Act for allowing, until the First Day of August Onethousand eight hundred and eight, the Importation of certain Fish from New foundland and the Coast of Labrador, and for granting a Bounty thereon. [17th March 1807.]. (L.: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1807). Pp -188. 4to, disbound. With the heading : Anno quadragesimo septimo Georgii III. Regis, Cap. XXIV. O'Dea 294. Not in TPL. Vg to fine. 160.00 View More...