Printed by Robinson Blackmore, Grand Falls, Newfoundland, 1976,
Seller ID: 22850
TAYLOR, W.A. 100 Years : United Church in Lewisporte 1876/1976. (Grand Falls : Printed by Robinson Blackmore, 1976). Pp (2),i-vi,1119,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, white card covers, blue lettering, blank spine. Foreword or Introduction by Rev. A. G. Elliott; Preface; Greetings from Rev. A.B. LeGrow, former Minister. Chapters : 1 How it all began; 2. The early history of Methodism; 3 : Big Burnt Bay becomes Marshallville and the Laurenceton - Marshallville Charge established; 4. Lewisporte Charge established and a new Church is built; 5. The onward march of the Lewisporte congregation. New Church deb... View More...
HARRINGTON, Michael. "1901: The Newfoundland Quarterly and the Royal Visit: 1986". An article in The Newfoundland Quarterly, Vol.82, No.2, Fall 1986. Pp 2-5. Double column.
Also Herbert S. Carter's "Conversations in the Dorset Dialect"; R.B. Green's "The Dialect of Dorset in Trinity Bay"; Frank Galgay's "His Excellency Almost" [Ambrose Shea almost the Governor]; Patrick O'Flaherty's "Mixed Marriage"; Melvin Baker on George Shea (1851-1932) in the Prominent Figures of Our Recent Past section; Ray W. Guy's "The Hollis Walker Enquiry 1924". Usual columns, reviews. Poetry by Winston Ruby, Greg... View More...
Institute of Public Administration of Canada , Toronto, 1949,
Seller ID: 112945
CLARK, Philip T., (ed.). 1949 Proceedings of the First Annual Conference ofthe Institute of Public Administration of Canada held at the Chateau Front enac, Quebec, October 3rd and 4th, 1949. [Toronto : Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 1949]. Pp (6),11-210,(2). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Foreword. Introductory Session. First General Session : Training and Recruitment for Public Service. Second General Session : Provincial Sales Tax. Annual Banquet. Third General Session : Joint Dominion-Provincial Administration. Fourth General Session : including "Pr... View More...
FRENCH, David. 1949. Vancouver : Talonbooks, (April) 1989. First Printing. Pp (8), 9-174, (2). 8vo, white trade paperback. "1949 continues the saga ofthe Mercer family, enlarged to include the extended family as well as off- stage characters from theplays. David French deals with the emotional and political decisions that the characters must come to as Newfoundland joins Confederation on April Fool's Day of 1949. As recent immigrants to Toronto the members of the Mercer family see this event both as a new future and as a loss of Newfoundland's culture and independence." - from rear cov... View More...
Canadian Museums Association, Ottawa, 1968,
Seller ID: 57153
KEY, Archibald F. and Marjorie E. KEY (eds.). 1968 Canadian Museums and Related Institutions : Aquariums, Art Galleries, Archives, Botanical Gardens, Cultural Centres, Children's Centres, Historic Restorations, Planetariums, Observatories, Nature Centres, Wildlife Refuges, Zoos. (Ottawa: Canadian Museums Association, 1968). Pp. 138. Double column. 8vo, yellow cloth. A directory of Canadian museums and other related institutions for 1968. New Brunswick (pp. 37-41), Newfoundland (pp. 42-43), Nova Scotia (pp. 45-52), Prince Edward Island (pp. 85-86). Name stamp to fore-edge and front pastedown, e... View More...
(ROACHE, J., D. MAY and P. von FINKENSTEIN). 1993 Northern Shrimp Selectivity Workshop : Summary Report. St. John's, Newfoundland. July 6 and 7, 1993.(Ottawa : Fishing Industry Services, August 1993). Pp (4),1-16. Illustrate d. 4to, white card covers, plastic covers, velobound. Very good. 20.00 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...
GWYN, Richard. The 49th Paradox : Canada in North America. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1985). Pp -362,(6). 8vo, blue cloth spine with cream boards. Spadoni & Donnelly 3623. See ENL II:769-770 for this former Newfoundlander. "With wit and energy, Gwyn describes the engrossing cast of characters who have waged Canada's conte nts for continental survival." He discusses the paradox of the 49th parallel. "No two people are more alike in their externals and yet are utterly unalike in their political cultures." Parts: 1. The Way We Were, 2.The Moose That Roared, 3. The Oth... View More...
(Newfoundland Regiment). "75 Years Ago... Death of a Regiment" . An articleon Beaumont Hamel in Esprit de Corps: Canadian Military Then and Now, volu me 1, number 3, August 1991, pp. 70-2. (Ottawa: Esprit de Corps, 1991). Pp.-80. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated grey and green wraps. Also includes: "Within Our Compasses", "Reflections from an Old Soldier", "1 Canadian Division", "84th Highlanders March Again", "426 Squadron", and "The Siege of Tobruk". Vg. For the issue. 5.00 View More...
BROMLEY, Walter, (comp.). A Catechism of Geography; Divided into Two Parts : Adapted to every age and capacity, and to every class of Learners, either in Ladies' or Gentlemen's Schools : Part Second, containing Asia, Africa, and America. Halifax : Printed at The Acadian School, 1822. Pp. -132. 12mo (103 x 147 mm), , blue-grey card covers with white spine. "[This Geography is printed in two parts only instead of four as was originally intended.]" - beneath the imprint on the title-page. Sabin 8196. Not in TPL, Egoff, Amtmann, Osborne, Tennyson, or Finley, Education in Canada: A Bibliography... 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...
David & Charles Reprints, Newton Abbot, 1971 : 1971
Seller ID: 28040
BARROW, John. A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions (1818) ; Undertaken chiefly for tthe purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West Passage or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific. A Reprint with a new Introduction by Christopher Lloyd. (Newton Abbot) : David & Charles Reprints, (1971). "Printed in Great Britain by Latimer Trend & Company Limited". Pp. (i)-x, [4, including 1 folding map], (1)-379, (1)-48, . 8vo (145 x 221 mm), blue cloth, with light blue cloth title panel to spine, with gilt lettering to spine.
Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, F.R.S., F.... View More...
COOK, J. S. A Cold-Blooded Scoundrel : An Inspector Devlin Mystery. St. John's, NL : Brazen Books, 2005. First Printing. "Printed in Canada". Pp (10),1-236,(10). 8vo (139 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated semi-glossy red card covers, with white lettering to spine.
J. S. Cook, a.k.a. JoAnne Soper-Cook (b. 1967, outport Newfoundland) was living in St. John's at the time of publication. There is a b&w photo of her on page .
The Newfoundland author's fifth novel, a murder mystery set in 1880s London.
Arranged in 14 chapters with an epilogue.
"In London, with Jack the Ripper's crimes s... View More...
Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, 1985, ISBN:0919013066 : 1985
Seller ID: 100327
MacDONALD, Edward. A Community of Schools : The First Twenty Years. (Charlottetown) : Institute of Island Studies (University of Prince Edward Island), (1985). First Edition. Pp (6),-135,(1). With 35 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated rust card covers, white lettering to covers and spine. Dr. George Edward MacDonald (b. 1957, Newport, Prince Edward Island). Cover adds : The Story of the Community Schools Movement on Prince Edward Island, 1965-1985. Contents : Part I - The Story of a Movement. Prologue: A Closing Banquet. 1. Setting the Table. 2. Appetizers. 3. First Co... 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...
Flanker Press Ltd., St. John's, 2009 : 2009
Seller ID: 110348
DUGGAN, Derm. A Doryful of Newfoundland Laughs. St. John's, Newfoundland : Flanker Press Ltd., 2009. Second Edition. First Printing. "Printed in Canada". Pp (6),1-146,(8). Illustrated with numerous drawings and cartoons to text. 8vo (139 x 216 mm), art-illustrated glossy card covers, with black lettering to yellow spine.
Dermot 'Derm' John Duggan (b. April 17, 1925, St. John's - d. June 23, 2003, St. John's).
Definitely the popular Newfoundland humour style. "A Boat-load of Trivia...Salted with Native Wit" - from front cover.
"Here is a book that you simply will not be able to pu... View More...
DOHANEY, M.T. A Fit Month for Dying. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane, (2000). First Edition. "Printed in Canada by Transcontinental." Pp (6),7-213,(3). 8vo (139 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to blue spine, with a small b&w photo of Dohaney on the rear cover.
Myrtis Theresa 'Jean' Dohaney (b. 1930, Point Verde, Newfoundland) was living in Fredericton at the time of publication.
A novel arranged in 10 chapters. With a prologue.
"Tess Corrigan seems to be living the good life. She is a popular politician, the first female Member of the Hous... View More...
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, 1982 : 1982
Seller ID: 5154
HALPERT, Herbert, (ed.). A Folklore Sampler from the Maritimes. With a bibliographical Essay on the Folktale in English. St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada : Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1982. First Edition. "Printed in Canada". "MUN Printing Services". Pp (6),v-xix,(1),-273,(3). 8vo (142 x 218 mm), art-illustrated orange-red glossy card covers, with black lettering to white spine.
"Published for the Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University by Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Publications".
No.8 in the Folklore and Language Publications,... View More...
JOHNSTON, Brian. A Fortune Bay Fisherman's Tale. No place : no publisher, (2020). First Edition. "Printed in the United States of America - Manufactured by Amazon Bolton ON". Pp. (6),v-xi,(1),1-135,(3). Illustrated. 8vo (), photo-illustrated semi-glossy card covers, with yellow lettering to covers & spine.
An ambiguously printed novel, arranged in 9 chapters.
Brian Johnston (b. Harbour Breton, Newfoundland) was living in Saint John, New Brunswick at the time of publication. There is a small colour photo of him on the rear cover.
"This book is based on the true story of the author's ... View More...