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A Concession to Circumstance: Nova Scotia's Unlimited Supply of Women Teachers, 1870-1960

By: PERRY, George Historical Studies in Education, 15:2, Fall 2003)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Canadian History of Education Association, London, ON, 2003,:

Seller ID: 63426


PERRY, George. "'A Concession to Circumstance': Nova Scotia's 'Unlimited Supply' of Women Teachers, 1870-1960 . An article in Historical Studies in Education, Volume 15, Number 2, Fall 2003, pp. 327-360. (London, ON): Canadian History of Education Association, 2003. Pp. (i)-viii,[5],(210-421,[3]. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Also includes articles by Thomas Fleming,Mary Anne Poutanen, Esther Lamontagne, Yolande Cohen, and Chris Peers. Nic k to top edge, else vg. For the issue. 8.00 View more info

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A Deathful Ridge : A Novel of Everest. First Edition, Paperback

By: WAINWRIGHT, J.A. WAINWRIGHT, Andy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mosaic Press, Oakville, 1997,: 1997

Seller ID: 25291

ISBN: 0889626502


WAINWRIGHT, Andy. A Deathful Ridge : A Novel of Everest. Oakville, ON. - Buffalo, N.Y. : Mosaic Press, 1997. First Edition. Pp (10),1-138,(2). 8vo, black photo-illustrated cardcovers, with French flaps, with red & white lettering to spine. John Andrew Wainwright (b. May 12, 1946, Toronto) now Nova Scotia and long-time professor at Dalhousie. Wainwright's first novel. " A Deathful Ridge rewrites the life and myth of George Mallory, who disappeared with Andrew Irvine near the summit of Mount Everest in 1924. Mallory was the greatest climbe... View more info

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A Decade and a Half of Reading Pleasure, 1951-1966 : 100 books in the adult circulating collection of the Halifax Memorial Library published during the library's first fifteen years

By: Halifax Memorial Library)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Halifax Memorial Library, Halifax, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 72856


HOME, Pauline, (comp.). A Decade and a Half of Reading Pleasure 1951-1966. [Halifax, Nova Scotia] : Halifax Memorial Library, (1966). No printer given. Pp (2),3-27,(1). 12mo, illustrated yellow stapled cardcovers, with white rear cover. “100 books in the adult circulating collection of the Halifax Memorial Library published during the library's first fifteen years” - from the front cover. A slim annotated checklist. With Introduction (dated June, 1966) by Mary Cameron (d. January 22, 2012), who was the first chief librarian of Halifax Memorial Librar... View more info

A Decade and a Half of Reading Pleasure, 1951-1966 : 100 books in the adult circulating collection of the Halifax Memorial Library published during the library's first fifteen years

By: HOME, Pauline (comp.).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax Memorial Library, Halifax, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 84541


HOME, Pauline, (comp.). A Decade and a Half of Reading Pleasure 1951-1966. [Halifax, Nova Scotia] : Halifax Memorial Library, (1966). No printer given. Pp (2),3-27,(1). 12mo, illustrated yellow stapled cardcovers, with white rear cover. “100 books in the adult circulating collection of the Halifax Memorial Library published during the library's first fifteen years” - from the front cover. A slim annotated checklist. With Introduction (dated June, 1966) by Mary Cameron (d. January 22, 2012), who was the first chief librarian of Halifax Memorial Librar... View more info

A Favorite Teacher...

By: Nova Scotia Teachers Union)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Nova Scotia Teachers Union, 1995,:

Seller ID: 59131


(Nova Scotia Teachers Union). A Favorite Teacher... [Halifax]: Nova Scotia Teachers Union, 1995. Pp. 67. 8vo, stapled printed yellow wraps. A collection of anecdotes from past and present Nova Scotia students relating memories of favourite teachers they had had. Vg. 6.50 View more info

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A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DEMONT, John.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 2013, ISBN:9780385665063: 2013

Seller ID: 104432

ISBN: 0385665067


DEMONT, John. A Good Day's Work : In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada. (Toronto) : Doubleday Canada, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-284,(12). 8vo (150 x 205 mm), brown cloth spine with off-white paper-covered boards, copper lettering to spine. John DeMont (b. Spring 1956, Halifax). "'A Good Day's Work' is a lyrical journey through the Canada of our imagination. The Canada of the day before yesterday. The Canada, perhaps, of 1967 - the country's 'last good year', in the words of Pierre Berton. This is a panoramic view of that far-off land, capture... View more info

A Halifax ABC. First Edition

By: ROACHE, Gordon ROACHE, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tundra , Montreal, 1987, ISBN:0887761836: 1987

Seller ID: 22517


ROACHE, Gordon. A Halifax ABC. (Montreal) : Tundra Books, (1987). First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp (32). Oblong 8vo, white glossy art-illustratd paper-covered boards, black lettering to spine. Gordon Finlay Roache (b. 1937, Halifax - d. June 10, 2016, Halifax) painter and long-time worker at HMC Dockyard. A full page colour illustration for each letter with notes at the rear. Very good. 20.00 View more info

A Hard Old Love Amongst Scavengers. First Edition

By: DOUCETTE, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Thistledown Press: 2016

Seller ID: 116432

ISBN: 1771871202


DOUCETTE, David. A Hard Old Love Amongst Scavengers. (Saskatoon) : Thistledown Press, (2016). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-235,(4). 8vo (141 x 216 mm), art-illustrated white cardcovers, with black and red lettering to spine. David Doucette (b. 1966, Cape Breton Island) is a winner of the Dartmouth Book Award. "At forty-six, Miles MacPherson returns to a cottage he built on the slopes of his native Cape Breton Island. He has travelled around the world a half dozen times and has grown weary of cars, planes, and people. He wants to read. Visitors, however, climb to his d... View more info

A Hero. Paperback.

By: MENDEL, Charlotte R. Innana Poetry and Fiction seies.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Innana Publications and Education, Toronto, 2015, ISBN:9781771331937:

Seller ID: 111136


MENDEL, Charlotte R. A Hero. Toronto : Innana Publications and Education Inc., (2015). First Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-280,(6). 8vo, illustrated pale cardcovers with red and white lettering to front cover, red lettering to spine . A volume in the Innana Poetry and Fiction series. Mendel previously won the H.R. Percy Novel Prize and the Atlantic Book Award for First Novel, and currently lives in Nova Scotia "with one husband, two children, two cats, three goats, eleven chickens, and thousands of bees." "The state war raging outside the home of the Al-Fakhoury extended family, who live i... View more info

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A History of Sir Robert Borden Chapter I.O.D.E. First Edition.

By: LONGLEY, Vera Eaton I.O.D.E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1962,: 1962

Seller ID: 36666


LONGLEY, Vera Eaton. A History of Sir Robert Borden Chapter I.O.D.E. Wolfville : [Sir Robert Borden Chapter I.O.D.E.], 1962. Pp (2),[1]21. Printed and paginated one-side only. Large 8vo (8½ x 11 inches), white plastic comb-bound blue-green card overs, with black lettering to front. Vera Eaton Longley = Mrs. Ronald Longley. Vera Eaton Longley, née Vera Harris Eaton (b. November 23, 1892, Granville Centre, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia - d. March 15, 1976, Berwick, Kings County, Nova Scotia). Introduction; The Background; The Founding [in 1915]; ... View more info

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A Hundred Years on a Handshake : The lively history of M. Sullivan & Son Limited 1914-2014. First Edition, Signed

By: HANINGTON, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: General Store Publishing House Inc., Renfrew, Ontario, 2014, ISBN:9781771239728: 2014

Seller ID: 110194

ISBN: 177123072X


HANINGTON, Brian. A Hundred Years on a Handshake : The lively history of M. Sullivan & Son Limited 1914-2014. (Renfrew, Ontario : General Store Publishing House Inc., 2014). First Edition. Pp (12),1-333,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Oblongt 8vo, illustrated cream card covers, lettered in green and black. Jeffrey Brian Hanington (b. July 24, 1951 in Emsworth, Hampshire, England) a Canadian businessman, broadcaster, author. M. Sullivan & Son Limited is one of Canada’s oldest family-owned construction companies. Contents : 1. Get rid of these trees. View more info

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A Legacy of Love : Remembering Muriel Duckworth : The Later Years 1996-2009. First Edition

By: KERANS, Marion Douglas DUCKWORTH, Muriel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roseway Publishing / Fernwood Publishing, Halifax & Winnipeg , 2010, ISBN:9781552663813: 2010

Seller ID: 93652

ISBN: 9781552663813


(DUCKWORTH, Muriel). KERANS, Marion Douglas. A Legacy of Love : Remembering Muriel Duckworth : The Later Years 1996-2009. Halifax & Winnipeg : Roseway Publishing, an imprint of Fernwood Publishing, (2010). First Edition. Pp (6),7-111,(1). With 48 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (152 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated red cardcovers, with white lettering to spine. Muriel Helen Duckworth, CM, ONS, née Ball (b. October 31, 1908, Austin, Quebec - d. August 22, 2009, Magog, Quebec). Marion Douglas Kerans was living in Ottawa at the time of publi... View more info

A Maritimer's Miscellany : Fascinating Facts About Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island. First Edition

By: CROFT, Clary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:9781551096322: 2007

Seller ID: 79118

ISBN: 1551096323


CROFT, Clary. A Maritimer's Miscellany : Fascinating Facts About Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2007). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-ix,(1),1-165,(1). Illustrated with sketches. 8vo (146 x 223 mm), art-illustrated beige cardcovers, with black lettering to spine, and a small b&w photo of Croft on the rear cover. Clary Croft (b. November 12, 1950, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia ) was living in Halifax at the time of publication. "A Maritimer's Miscellany is a fast-paced, fact-filled tour of the Maritime Provinces... View more info

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A Name for Himself : A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall. First Edition, Signed. by Barkhouse

By: RADDALL, T.H.). BARKHOUSE, Joyce Contemporary Canadian Biographies

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Irwin Publishing, Toronto, 1986,: 1986

Seller ID: 11806

ISBN: 0772515662


(RADDALL, T.H.). BARKHOUSE, Joyce. A Name for Himself : A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall. Toronto : Irwin Publishing, (1986). First Printing. Pp (6),1-87,(3). Illustrated with 13 b&w photos and some maps in the text. 8vo, red photo-illustrated cardcovers. Joyce Carman Barkhouse, née Killam CM ONS (b. May 3, 1913, Woodville, Kings County, Nova Scotia – d. February 2, 2012, Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia) Canadian children's writer best known for writing historical fiction. In the Contemporary Canadian Biographies series. "With his a... View more info

A Nova Scotia Work Basket : Some Needlework Patterns Traditionally Used in the Province. First Edition

By: DAVIS, Marlene, et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1976,:

Seller ID: 21042

ISBN: 091968002X


DAVIS, Marlene, Joanne CREELMAN, Joleen GORDON, Mary RODDIS, Mary SAUNDERS and Doris WENTZELL. A Nova Scotia Work Basket : Some Needlework Patterns Traditionally Used in the Province. Photographs by Ronald E. Merrick. Halifax, N.S. : Nova Scotia Museum, 1976. First Edition. Pp (5),4-113,(1). Partly double and triple column. Illustrated throughout with drawings, patterns and b&w photos in the text. Oblong large 8vo (11 x 8½ inches), black plastic comb-bound illustrated white cardcovers. Foreword by J. Lynton Martin, the museum director. Very good. 35.00 View more info

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A Parson Reminisces : A Melange of Recollections and Reflections. First Edition

By: O'BRIEN, J.W., Rev.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 13473


O'BRIEN, J.W., Rev. A Parson Reminisces : A Melange of Recollections and Reflections. Sackville, New Brunswick : "Published by The Tribune Press Limited", n.d. [circa 1957]. First Edition. Pp (4),5-108,+ 1 plate : a b&w photo of Rev. O'Brien. 8vo, textured mustard cardcovers, black lettering to front cover, blank spine. O'Brien (b. Nappan, Cumberland County). Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana : An Annotated Bibliography 4565. Not in Watters, Rhodenizer, Laugher, or Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed. View more info

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A People Highly Favoured of God : The Nova Scotia Yankees and the American Revolution. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STEWART, Gordon RAWLYK, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto:, 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 14300

ISBN: 0770508669


STEWART, Gordon and George RAWLYK. A People Highly Favoured of God : The Nova Scotia Yankees and the American Revolution. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, (1972). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xxii,(2),3-219,(3). Map. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Griffin-Allwood, Baptists in Canada 1760-1990 : A Bibliography of Selected Printed Resources in English 323.Gordon Thomas Stewart (b. 1945, Newport-on-Tay, Scotland). George Alexander Rawlyk (b. May 19, 1935, Thorold, Ontario - d. November 23, 1995, Ottawa). "In 1758 and 1759 Governor Charle... View more info

A Pocket Guide Book of Historic Halifax, Nova Scotia from The Citadel. Third Revised Edition.

By: MARTIN, John Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1949,: 1949

Seller ID: 2106


MARTIN, John Patrick. A Pocket Guide Book of Historic Halifax, Nova Scotia from The Citadel. Souvenir booklet distributed by The Tourist and Travel Department of the City of Halifax. Halifax, 1949. Third Revised Edition. (Halifax, McCurdy Print). Pp (3),4-32. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled decorated white card covers. Front cover reads: "Historic Halifax, Nova Scotia, from the Citadel: A Pocket Guide Book". Includes a map verso front cover, a sketch of the settlement in 1750 verso rear cover, a frontispiece view of a crowded Northwest Arm, and illustrations depicting convo... View more info

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A Possible Madness : A novel. First Edition

By: MacDONALD, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, NS, 2011, ISBN:9781897009659: 2011

Seller ID: 94360

ISBN: 1897009658


MacDONALD, Frank. A Possible Madness : A novel. Sydney, Nova Scotia : Cape Breton University Press, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-364,(4). 8vo (126 x 203 mm), photo-illustrated black cardcovers with yellow & white lettering to front & spine. The second novel by the Cape Breton author (b.1945) who was living in Inverness, Cape Breton at the time of publication. Nominated for The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2013. "Like many smallish and inelegant towns that dot the coastlines and crossroads of the continent, Shean's postwar, pos... View more info

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A Radiant Sphere. First Edition

By: WALLACE, Joe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 115887


WALLACE, Joe. A Radiant Sphere. Moscow : Progress Publications, 1964. First Edition. Pp (4),5-122,(2), frontispiece portrait. 8vo (135 x 206 mm), black lettering to front board & spine, blue & silver design to front cover. Laugher p.589. Not in Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography, though another poetry book of Wallace's, Hi, Sister, Hi, Brother!, is. A book of poetry. Joseph Sylvester Wallace ( b. October 29, 1890, Oshawa, Ontario - d. December 1, 1975, Vancouver [?]), lived in Truro, Nor... View more info